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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNA1L, WEDNESDAY, JDECEMBER 19, 1883.
LIFK I.IMKB. 1 wandetrd down llfe'a garden, In the finali of n goMvn day, The flowera and tborna grew ttilcklj- In tbe anot where I chanced to atray. 1 went to cIioom me a flower For life, for wcal or for woei On, on I went, tlll I atayed me lljr the apot wbere the llllee grow. Tee, Iwlll carty a llly." I aald In lnjr minhood'a prlde, " A bloodlea a, thornlea a llly Shall be my flower I" I ctled. 1 etretrhed my handa out qulckly To where tbe pale blcaaoms grew. W lt tbc alr tbat ehlvered ? Wm lt a wlnd tbat blew 1 Waa lt my hmda that acorched tbem T Aa I loucbed IheblO'Bsma fair, Tbcy brokennd rcatlered thelr petala Oa tbe annny noontlde alr. Then I mw a great, brlght aagel WIUi upal-colored wlnga, Where tbe llght flaahed In the featbera ln golden gllmmetlnga. lle Mld, " Thou haat alnned and aufferedi Llllea are sot (or thee j Tbey are all (or ihe little children, Kmblema o( purlty." " Bhall I ne ver carry a llly ? KeverT" I bltterly rrled. Tfltli hia great eyea (all of plty, Tbe beavenly one replled t " When the hent of Ihe day la oret When tbe goal la won," he aald, " Ah, tben I lay Ood'e llllea In tbe banda of the atalnlrai dead I" All the YearRound. Be Not Forgetful oC Strangers. a uijiT raoM axriRixxax. " Have you clled upou Mrs. Alton yet ?" inquired Mrs. Wellincr, one of the prominent ladies of Milton Center, of ber friend, Mrs. Judga Milaer. It was a charming aftoruoon. Mrs. Welling was taking her walhs abroad, as many of faer partiotilar acquaintances as possiblo to oe ; each of whom she was ratber fond of eaying " bebnged to the first cirole of onr place." " Nj, I really have noV was her friend's reply. Pretty Mrs. Milner toyed with her large fati, atid continued, somowhat apologetically : "I don't lUe to call on strangers ; at least, until they have be come a little more our own townspeople. Djn't you think it's o stiff and embar rassing 7 I suppose some of the other ohurch people have been niore friendly Y" " Well, no, I fanoy not," returned the elder lady, gravely i "you know it's just now a buny titne with us housekeepers. I thought that I would leave cards ; but really, Mrs. Milner, my visiting circlo is 10 large " (Milton Center bad a popula tion of sonie two thousand souU) " that I concluded, just for the present, to leave it to others ot you to pay your compliments to these new arrivals. 1 uuderstand that Mrs. Alton is of a very fiae Boston fam ily onoe quite a leader of one of the first oircles there; and Mr. Alton (ao my huB band tells me) is a remarkabiy superior man in every way. It seems they've been losing couuiderable money." " VVell, I must attend to the matter," said the really difBient young matron. " Dut I do dislike euch calls dreadfnlly. It is so difiioult for me to su'tain a con versation witbnlire strangers 1 Of jourse, everything that goes on in our commu nity is uninteresting to them. Dr. Hill will visit tbeni, I doa't doubt ; and a min- ister's coming always does much toward makiDtr a new fainily feel at home. I think, bowever, that 7 really must dnfer caJling for a lew weess, at least. How does your new second girl turn out ?'' and the conversation between the two wortby ladies glided into a new channel. It is hardly necessary to say more tban they have concerning tbe newly-settled family mentioned. Mr. Alton was an amiable, cultivated gentleman compara tively a young man. The sudden business reverses alluded to had broDgbt about what he hoped would be merely a temporary cnangeot residence, wntle be should bold the modest post offered him in one of the great manuiactories ot Milton Center. And his wife ? Those who knew her in earlier and later days can testify to her noble mind, her graces of deputment, her sympathetic heart and hercharming pres once. Her sensibilities were delicate, her tastes cultivated. But the miafortunes of her huBband, working upon an originally retiring epirit, had caused Cornelia Alton to sbriuk from all thatsocial lifeof whioh she had been an unobtrusive but appre eiated ornament. Then had come her re moval to the village scenes. More than all, to try her soul and east down her buoyant nature utterly, her beloved and only sister had been called upward ecarcely a month bofore Mrs. Alton found herself and her housebold in the cottage at Mil ton Center. So much for the story of its new occupants. Weeks and months passed by from the afternoon in which Mrs. Welling and kind-hearted Mrs. Judge Milner had talked of their respective calls on the quiet lady in whom they felt due intercst. But those courtesies bad not been rendered. Furthormore, owing to a similar remiss neas in the easy-going village, Cornelia Alton was stlll left a straneer in her new home. Perhaps it would not bo as strange to inose wno dia not Know ner. Those who did can beat tell what others lost. She was very lonely. The mental ex ertion of reading she felt unuequal to sustain many hours. Sho had lost one faithful servant; but her little family was easily ordered; housekeopiog duties were light. She had once dearly loved her piano, and many had been delighted with her exquisite performance. Too many were the sad assooiations lingering nronnd the instrument uow. "By.and by," she would say to her husband ; " by-and-by, dear, I will practice again. I cannot now." And so the piano remained closed And voicelesp. As Mrs. Judge Milner had surmised, excellent Dr. Hill, long since a widower, did call at Larkspur cottage. Ile called and came again, and was full of admira tion for the sweet and subraissive splrit of this new member of his flock. ile re sceoted the clear mind and simnln Aa. uity of ber husband. Dr. Hill spoke of the AltonB frequently and "really wished some of you ladies of tbe cburch wonld mftKo an elfort to draw them out more." Dr. Hill thought that tbe effort was in progresB. It had never begnn. Every. one wai listlessly committing it t his and ospecially to her neighbor. Moreover, Dr. IIiU's parlsh was large and his time for " pastoral visiting" amply ocoupied. What about that busy, kind-hearted Sorosis, tbe Djrcas sewing society? Why, in the Dorcas, it was constantly re inarked over seams and breadths tbat " that quiet'looklng Mrs. Alton ought to reooive more attention from us. She ap pears so very solitary." But almost al ways sharp Mrs. Silllnger, or ono of the good-natnred, unreflective Caldecott girls, would look up and say, 11 But don't you know, Mrs. Alton's in KfQiction I don't know ezactly what it has been but she looks dreadfnlly sad. 1'm suro she wonld not fanry making herself ngroeable to strangers. As for the society V Oh, she ccrtatnly would not come to lt, even if we should glvo her a speclal invltatlon." Atid nono of nny sort was given. Un. doubtedly lt would have jirred on Mrs. Alton to accept such a thing from three or four uotablo ladies, duly nppoiutod as a "comtnltteo." But what a plty that informally no courteous hint was dropped that her presenco would be welcomo when ever in the f uturo she felt tbe coursge to meet the group, and that her absence now was permltted merely out of loving ap preciatiou o he privato sorrow. So spedon tbe summer. Mrs. Alton re-maitn-d yet " to be called npon " by Mil ton Center, to a degreo that would have shocked at least sotno of its " first faml- lies " had they realizod it. Tbe gravo, introspeolive lady at Larkspur cottage felt pained at her inezplicablo solitude. She sought within herself for the fault, to bo perplexed at not discovering it. Was this the rural kindnees to the Btranger within one's gates, of which she had read? Never had sho found a wholo metropolls so excluslve or so neglectcd. Her hus band had ehared ber surprise and her qnietly-devcloping misconception of soclal feeliog in the locality. Many, alas, were the lovely women in Milton Center whoae hearts would bave been drawn closely to Cornelia Alton's had they only exercised their courtesy in that necessary "first call." Mrs. Judge Milner never came by always meaniug to come. Mrs. Welling was in the Catskills. Mrs. X., the Y. family and the Zu were "conipletely oc oupied haven't a moinent to spare" with their snccessive guests during the warm weather, for Milton Center was a great place for summer visiting, and the quiet streots were hvelier from July to October, and Dr. Hill'a church fuller, than during all the rest of the year. lt was the coolness and beauty of the place that reconciled Mrs. Alton, in her tben mood, to life there. Sbe sat by the windows in tbe afternoon and sowed, or gavo herself up to her boy and girl. Often in the evenings the derelict in " that call " met her and her husband, accorrpinied by the children, taking a crepuscular stroll and courteous bows were exchanged. Two callsr bowever, tbe gentle lady had, that are wortby of record. Mrs. Dr. Barham came in niate, as do the wives of doctors not infrequently, in order that people like the Altons may understand that "my husDand"is quito the old and leadiug phydician of tbe place. Mrs. Alton know that before. Mrs. B.irhatn was a restless, opinlonated woman. The lady of tlie cot tage was not disposed to progress rapldly with ber acquaiutance, thought it might have been ot use to her. The other call was from Mrs. General Cox in her carriage, one afternoon in spired to the long-deferred courtesy by the geueral's remark over his morning paper at breakfast : " My dear Annabel, that Alton seems a very clever fellow and his wife's a daughter of Jared Elliott of Boston. I wish you'd drop in tbere soon." So the general's wife stopped her horses aad got ou', and was most gracious to the pretty, faded lady ; even going so far as pitrouiziugly to ask her to"stepinand lake a little ride down to tho river aud back. It will do you good." But un luckily Deborah was away and the chil dren could not be left alone. Mrs. Cox had not the discernment to obviate the difficulty. The drive was declined ; and before Mrs. Alton could return the call tbe general and his wife had nnexpect edly gone on a long northern trip. The summer was over. Autumn houso keeping absorbed Milton Center's atten tiou. Mr. Alton was unusually engrossed and obliged to be away from home. lt pained him deeply to leave his wife so solitary; but what could he do? Man like, he felt an aotual resentment, never betrayed to his wife, for tho course her neighbors had maintainted toward her. It stung him in a sensitive spot, and hti worked doubly bard to try and transplant the family once more to more hospitable surrounding8 a prospect which his af fairs began now to suggest. But the vil lage discourtesy was rarely mentioned be tween the pair ; or if Mr. Alton exolaimed, on bidding her good morning, " My dear Cornelia, if I knew that you had a single cheerful friend bere who could epend half this long, lonely day with youl" Mrs. Alton would ans wer with a brave leigoing of indifference, " Ob, never mind, Piul j I shall be better acquainted here by and by. I bave you and the children ; that is enongb." Bat Cornelia Alton intro duced herself into some "circles" of Milton Center. They were not Mrs. Well' ing's, however. The poor coloied woman wbo wasbed for her, the Irish teamstera' wives, the distressed and iufirm early learned the eolf-sacrificing aud generous temperament of Cornelia Alton. Lonely and depressed within herself, sbe light euted the poverty aud pain always at hand. Ono humble friend sho really made little Miss Tilt, tbe tailoress and dressmaker, who came to regard her as a veritable angel of mercy, and sought out with her many a spot where their joint ministrations were soroly needed ; re warded with tears and blessing. It was in November, just when Milton Center had the fever ot " arrangements," private and social, eecnlar and religious, for tbe coming winter. Several persons had by this time again recollectod that it was " quite time to call npon Mrs. Alton," and expected that that duty really must be performed to evolve its rainbow in their souls. Tben one day came tbe news that sorrow had visited her instead of neigh bors. Her youngest child had died of some infantilo malady, in great agony, and af ter days and nights of devoted care and watching from the mother and f atber. Milton Center was somewhat shocked to learn that little Cora had beou ill almost a fortnightl It must have "been very bard for Mrs. Alton '' so everybody ad mitted. But when it came to be positively un derstood that this gentle lady had had no woman friend to sharo ber vigils and her grlef ; that she bad passed tbe first tbree or four days of it alone, except for Ds borah, until her husband could return from a far western city; that she and Piul Alton had, with God as thoir strength and companion, alone continued their hopele8s watch and falnted not until tbe last agony was over tben the hearts of the village were tndeed smitten. They realized that " nobody had ever called ou poor Mrs. Alton, wbo came bero in the spring." Itemorse pieced the souls of Mrs. Welling, of Mrs. Judga Milner, of theX's and Y's and the Z's. Inquirios, flowers, delicacies, offers of assistance, these eud denly began to invade, as an host, the crate of Larkspur cottage. But Miss Tilt, wbo bad returnod in haste from one of ber rarely-eujoyed vislts to a relative, when the beart-breaking letter of Mrs. Alton came to her with its sad nows Miss Tilt received all suoh tardy demou strations with quiet ocknowledgment, and tho statement tbat Mrs. Alton could now see nobody, even had she so dosired she was a very Bick woman. Tho strain of past weeks, tho long pent-up grief had broken her down phynically and mentally. It was wepks beforo sho could raiso her bead. When she could, tho pbyalciann ordored her to be instantly roraoved to a change of scenp. She never returned to Milton Center. F r just at this hourcame tho settlonentof P.uil Alton's fiuanolal af fairs aBOttlpmentunexpootedly favorablo to him and all concemed in his diillcnlties. The lovely wife, who had endured his ad versity souncomplainingly, returned from her exilo restored ln bodily health and with a noblo wish to take up the duties of life onco more, as God should point them out. But sho returned to a new and sumptuous houso in her doarly-loved oity, and to the warm-hearted circlo which had so missed her society. She camo back, no longer tbe vivaclous young wue of only a year before, but uouo tbe leHS cbarmlng to all in her cbastened, spiritual gracc, and none the less attractive to old and young, as the serene, graceful hostess or admired guest. Tho piano was once more heard beneath her toucb, astho child that had been spared her grew older, aud other little oncs played about her knoes. Sbe has never been known to say an unkind, even acritical word of tboneglect of Milton Center to her. Sbe is one of those women who prefer to pass over in silence'what tbey cannot excuse. But, even wbile gratef ul for its tardy evidencos of intereat and sympatby, sho remembers it almost as iudellbly as ber grief. She has never visited tho place since leaving it. She strives to forgot that summer tbere. The lonely impressiona that her mind received there were not to be oblit erated by tho thought of a few last days, when she lay crushed and half-conscious of life. It s a pity, for her ideas of Mil ton Center's people are wrong; must rest such, not to her forgiving spirilV blanie. Mies Tilt is her only visitor from the quiet coiumunity, and allhough Mil ton Center often speaks of Mrs. Alton, and wishes that she would return for a visit to its charming sbades, and although Mrs. Welling and the judge's wife boldly " called " upon Mrs. Alton effusively in her elegant mansion, the calls have never been returned, aud whenever Miss Tilt and sho are together Milton Center is ecarcely alluded to. Mrs. Alton and her quiet friend ralk on topics which are pleaianter. ChrUiian Intellitjencfr. ew J$dvertisement$. The Greatest Blood Purifieri ONEAHTH. This GrcatGerman Jlcdlclnn Is e poscd ct Ycllow Docb, Jlandrako.i Ocntian, Dandcllon, Jtmlpcr Iler-iS Ritract ot suipnnr. wnicn maiccsil Hllio Grcatcst Blood 1'urlQcr, unown. woboi ever lauo DLUE' PILLS or araenlo. thov aro dendlv.i'our Kid I'laco your tnist ln SUL'npy.K nrc Qcstnnd hMtmcdlciiiooTcrp"HT0I, ?,VmEl U I I TflJ 1. . ro elck. no mattcr wiiotnils 'OU.llSQ with a vcllow Btlclr?. . . fiypP'raDon'tValt until vou 01.".tClyJ3TO (rct tomn Etonr-ji. 1t Urlao tMck,i ill curo voti. fSulnhnr 'mi,i. r ropy. clondvLi"",i"" or iiisu-coi-xiio lnvnuu's iTicnu. IT IS JtcilBgaio Boonmadowcll by 13 ueu. lunicmner Trnnt vnii ad lierc. ld mnv Earn Tonr me, ju iias buycu nuQurcug. jon-t; vraituntu to-raorrow. F B -T- nl- -T- i ry a uoiuq i o-uay i Aro yon low-aolrlted and weak. or Bnflerlnir IVnm the oxceasiH ofvouth f you. BbII's One Hinota CureforTooihachBSi'iS?!?. l'rlco, twcnty-nro ccnta. DISEASE CUItED "Without Medicine. A ValuaUe Ditcotery for Supplying Magneltin to tht lluman Syitem. Eltctncitv and ttag ali Utllit'il ii Xntr llefore or llealvig the Sict. TI1R MAOSKTOK Ari'LIASCE CO.'H Magnetic Kidney Bclt KOK MEK IS WARRANTED TO CURE I tbe (ollowlng diaeaaca with- ont medlclnei Paii: ih Tlia IIack, IUra, IIkad ot LlMDJ, NlRVOCl ISIUTT, LUUBAOO, OlXEBAL D BIL1TT, nilKl'UATiaX, TABALTala, KXUBALOIA, SC1AT ica, DuitABta or TIIK KlDXKia, NriilAL I)UKAm, Tokpid Livib, Oout, Semlnal Emlaslona, lmaotency, Aaibma, lleart DUeaae, Dyapepala, Conillpatlon, Ery a'pelaa, Indlgeatlon, Ilernta or Itupture, Catarrh, l'llea, Epllepay, Domb Agne, elo. When any deblllly of the aKKEIUTIVE 0HQA.NS occure, Lost Vlullty, Lack ot Nenre Korce and Vlgor, Waatlng Wukneaa, and all tboaa dlaeaaea o( a peraonal nature, (rom wbitever canae, tbe oontlnuoua atrearu of Ignetlam permeatlng throagh tbe parla mnat rratore them to a bealtby actlon, Tbere la no mlatake abont thla appllance. Tfl THF UniFR1 I'.yonareaffllctodwllbLamellaclc, IU inr. LflUICO, Wmknoaa of the Hplne, ralllng of tbe Womb, Incorrbaa, Cbronlo Inflimallon and Ulcer atlonof the Womb, lucldental ll-inorrhaguor Kloodlng, I'alnful, Hnnpreaaed and Irregnlar Wenatrnatlon, llar-renne-a, and Change of Life, tbta la the beat apnlUuoa and curatlve agnt known. For all forma of Kcmale DlfflcnltlM It la nuaurpaaaed by anytblnK before. Invented. lolh aa a curatlve agent and aa a aouroe of power and viullatlon. l'rice of rllter llelt with llagnelle lnaolea, $10, aent by eiprnw C. O, 1).. and examlDatlon allowed, or by mnllon reoclpt of prloe, ln orderlrg, aeod meaaure of walat and alxe o( aboe. ltemlttanou can be niade Jn currency, aent ln letter at our rlk. TbeMagneton Oaimentaare adapted toall agoa, and arewom ovrrlhenndrr-clothlnglnot nnl to the body, like tbe many 0ilvanlo and Klecirlo lluuibniia adver tlaed ao exU-nalvelv), and ahouid bft Uken off at ulubt. They bold Uielr TOWEK KOltEVKlt.anrl arewornat all aoaaona of the year. Bend atawp for Ihe "New Departure In Medlcal Treatuieot Without Medldue," wllti thouaanda of teall monUla. THE 1IAOSET0K ArPLIANOE C0 218 HTATie Stbixt, C'niOAOo, Ul. Kotb. Send one dollar ln itoatage atanrpa, or cnr reni'y (ln lrtter at our rlak), with alio of alrne uaually worn.and try a palr of our Magaetlo lnaolea. and lw convlnoiid of Ihe powi-r reatdlng lu our other MagnPllo Appllancea. I'oalllvely no oold feet when they are wora, or money rrfunded, . SHARP PAINS Cn ft.SpruJui.WrunciieB.uiitu uutljui, hcuraltfU, sclotlca, i'ieurlv rttUw, tmtoh in tho b!do, llackache. Swollon Jofnts, r&ln ln tho Cbovt, and all iwilna an J ocbea f lthor locol or daep-Hoatt'd are ln.tantly nllovotl aJid ijwdll curtxl by tlia wttjl-lnown llop 1'iaater Compouiuled, an Uii of tho mtdiilualrlrtucof frou!Iop8, Uutu.i.IlalsamKand Extracti.lt Islndrud the lert ixUu-kllUu.r, itlniulallnff, ootblna omUtix;n(ithf nlnjf I'oroui I'Ustcr OTcr inadu, tlop VUister arooKl byall drurffUUandcoantrv UAllod on recript of H D i'roprletom and Uanu farturcn. Eoton,lIa.ii. PLASTER CrUoatiHl toiiguo, Uul iMtutli, buiirbtoiiiaiJinnUlivcr dl aBO cunvi hr Ilnwlfy'B Ktaimach and f Jvflrlllla, gyrta. 100 FANCY ADVERTISING CARDS, ivvy all dlfferent, wltb or without adverUannenta on them poat free, (or tun 3-oent atainpa) suo.all dlfferen l I IIW bandaouie Hcrap Ilook ricturw.Monnta. Addie UNION OAItl) COMl'ANY, iluutiUr, Vt. BEAUTY SOAP TOkefptheponworen.theoII glanrla andluhniao Mw, anrt thua (nrrilah an onllet for ImpnritlM In Ihe nrnplrallon and blood. which cauao hiimlllatlDg hlotihra, Mackhpada and mlnor akln blmiahM, ea prclallv of lnfantaj to rl aa. whllen and I e4ullfy the akln, rf moTO tan, frprkli-a. annbnrn and olly malUri to pfn Ihe htnda ao't, whltn and free (rmn chp and rotihnw,preTfntcontBlotia akln and araln dlaeaiea, and to proYMe an riqnlalle akln beautlOer and tollet. bath Hadnurwrr aanHtlve.rrdolentwlUi dllcl n flwfr ortora and Cuticcba hpallng balaama, uaa the Cctiodra Hoil'. Indoranl by phialcUna and chemima aa alo luii'lypureandh'gbly meJlotnal. Salta 1881-B l.OOO.llH) caltaa. THE HERITAGE OF WOE. Mlaery. ahame and agony o(tn bfqneathed aa a anle lfgncy tnchlldrnhyparenla, la nfgipcled Herofnla. To cleanae Ihe blood of thla bf mlltary polf on, and ibna re moT" the moat H'ollBo nauae of bnman auff'rlng, to clear Ihe akln of d'fflgiirlng hnm'iia, lu Iilng lorturra, humllla tlnffrunt'otia. and loalhaainflRorMRiiiaMl hvlt.lnnnrir and beantlfy tbe akln, and rrat-r the balr aolhatno traceo(thedlaaaeifmalne, Ccticuia Huolthht the new Mood purlDer, dlurello and aperlent, and ClTiccxa and Cdticcb Soar, the great akln curea and beautlneia, HAD SALT 1EUM In the mnat apgraratol (orm (or elght ye ara. No klnd of trealmint. md clne or doctora dln me any permanent good. My (rleida In Maldrn know how I auSeipd. When I brgan touae the Ccticgka HrMkDiia my llmba were ao raw and trnder Ibat 1 conld nnt bar my welibt on tbm wltbont tbe fkln ciackli g and bleedlng, xud waaohllgediogo bont on crulrhra. Uafd the Cdti cuba HanEDiia 11 re montha, and waa rrmplet'lv and primancntly turvd. ila. H. A,HR0WN,Malden,lIaaa. lteferenora : Any cliUen of Malden, Maaa. Ihareheen ffflli-led with troublaaome akln dlaae, coTerlngalmoat cornplrtrlv tbe npperparto( mybodr, caualng my akln f aaaume a oopper-colon'd hne. It conld be rubbnl cft like dandroS, and at tlnvacanaed Intol-raWw ticbli g and tbe moat Intniae auffe Ine. I have napd blooil nurlflera. nllla. and othnr Mlvprtfm1 rpmfdlpa, bntriprrlrncrd no rcllef until I procnred the CCTICcst XiHKDiia, which althoogli naM carrleaaly and irrennlarly, curwl me. allaylng thnt terrlble ltchleg, and ipatorlng my akln to Ita natnral color. I am wllllng fcu in-ivo piuunvi. w iuq uuuivi uiia Biau'mi'ni. Wllan.WlcIi, H.O, nUXTON. HoldbyalldrugglaU. CuiicUBA.Moenta; IHsoltent, S l ; Sor,29oenU. roinu Dbdo asd Chekical C., lloa ton, Maaa. Send for " IIow to Cnro Skln Dlaoaaea." CATARRH Tlin flroat Itnlantnlo DUtllliillon of Wltch liHzm, iliifrican I'Jno. unnaulHn Fur, AlHrlicold, Vlovor liloaaoui, utc, Kor the Immrdlate Rellef and IVnnanent Cnrp of every form of CHtarrh,froniHaImpleIl ad Coldorlnflnerza to in" i.o ui nineii, laaie, ana iieanng, uougii, isron hltla, and InclplentConaumptlo", I!elle( In llvo mln utealnanrHndevervcaae. Nothlnff llhn tt. flralflful. frasrant. uholeaome. Cure brelna froiiiflratnnnllcatlnn. auii ib iniu, rmuiti, cnimili'IU HPI1 never jai'ing. One bottlH lUdtCiil Cure. one ltox fHlArrhAt Holvpnt and Sanford'a Inhaler, all ln one package, forndng a coinnlete treatmant, of all drngglaU, for II. Aak for l Samobd'b Kadioal Ccbe. I'orrKB Daco akd Ciiiu- ioal 0., uoaion. For tbe relief and preventlon, tlie lnatant Itla apilled,o( Ilhen matlam,Nenralgla,Sclatloa,Congha, Colda, Wrak llack, Stomach and Dowela, BhooUng Palns, Xuinbnesa, Hyaterla, Female Palna, Talptta llnn, Dyapepala, Ltver Complalnt, Illllona Fever. Malana and Enl- demlra. uae Colllna' PJnatera (an Klvctrlo 1'nttery comblned wllhal'ornaa Plaaterlandlaugb aipam. 'aq cenia every wnere. (Continued from last vxck.) . How Watch Cases are Made. Tho many great improvcmcnts intro iluccd in tho maniifacturc of tho Jas. lJoss' Oold AVateh Case, have led to similar im provcmcnts in the making of silver ca!cs. Uiuler tho old mcthods, raeh part of a eilvcr caso was mado of several pieces of nietal solclcred together, roquiring a great amoimt of cutting and Eoldcring, which softcned tho metal and gavu it the pliability of lcad rather than tho clasticity of bilver. Under tho improvwl mcthods, caeh part of thoKeystono Silver Watch Case is mado of ono solid in'eco of metal hammered into shape. Tho advantages aro readilynppar cnt, for every ono knows that hammeritig hanlens tho metal while soltlering boftens it. To tcU tho superiority of tho Kcystono Silver Watch Ca.se, tako ono of 3 oz. weight, prcss it stpjarely in tho center when closed, and it will not givc, whilo a caso of samo weight of any other makewill givo cnoiigh to break tho crystal. Tho Kcystonc Silver Watch Caso is mado only with silver cap and gold joints. Brnd S ttnt tUmji lo Kry.tonc Vtttt h Cah raclorl, riilla df IjihU, titr lttal.on(c llluttnilrd I'anpblrt kbun Ug bow Jimn Uom aad Kejtliime Waub Cm ara aiad. (7b U continued.) I Loss and (Jnin. CIIAPTKlt I. " I wae taken Hck a year ago Wltb bllloua fever." " My doctor pronoucced no cnrod, but I got fllck again, with terrtblo palns ln my back and alde, and I got so bad I Could not raovel I shrunkl From 228 lbs. to 1201 1 had beon doctorinr for ray llver, bnt It did me no good. I did not expoct to llve more than thrce months. 1 be gan 10 use nop llltters. Ulrectly my appetlte returned, my jnlns left me, my entlre aystem sepmed renewed as If by maglc, and after uslbg several bottles I am not only as sonnd as n soveroien oui weigii more man l am belore. To Hop Bltters I owe my life." Dublin, June 0, '81. It. Frrzr-ATnicK. How to Gkt Sick. F.xpose yournelf day arjd'nlght; eat too aiucli without exerclao; work too bard wltbont reat; doctor all the time; take all the vlle nostrunia advertlnod, and then you will want to know hoio lo get wll, which U answered In threo words Take Hop Bltters I J OF ANOTHER AGE. Gradually Bmiplantrd hr n Itetter Artlole, CertHlu Old Thlnira aro Dono Away, ln tho general receptlon room of the Western Unlon Telpgraph bnlldlng on Ilroadway, New York, are ex hibtted the coarae, crude and clumay Inatrnmenta o( the Infancy of the telegraph. Tbey are only rellca now. More perfect machlnery haa auperaedfd tbem, Yeara ago what la now atyled the old-faahloned poroua tlaaterdld apine good aervli-e. There waa tl nolhlog ellerof the klnd. Now all that la changed. Hclence andatudr have gone deiwrlmo the aeoiet- of mnllclne andprreluoed HKNSON'H OAl'CINE I'OROUM 1'I.AS lEK, which r mbodlta all the excellenclpa thua far poaal ble ln au external remwly, 1 he old plaatere were alow theCapclnelarapldt they weiu uiicertaln-lhe Caiiclno laaure. Chtarer artk-lea twar alinllar namea. Ilecaie ful.therefoie. that aoine thrlfly drugglat dura not de wlveyou. In the center of tho genulne la eut the word CArCINB l'rice ti peuta. Seabury A Johnaon, Chrmlala, New York. Q PerGentNet HeciiTlty m kooI ln every way an we Imve Urorinerly bad at aaven. Ioitna run tbree to flveymra. Intereat eeinl-anmial. rVven per ut sal'i.prooably,atter January lt, 1MI. Itratot Itaferencna allarouud on. Wrlleat once for (urther partlrulara, If you htve money to leud. Addreaa I). H. It. JOIINSTON & HON, Negotlaloraof.-florttwte Votmi, 81, I'ai-l, Mlifv, (I'loaae lufuUou thla papf.J gopper-golored: f ELtCTRIC Stop Ilcforo Tou IJrgln t A ri.AU IAH WIIH TOtKO MBX, A voung man, who had just lost an ez- collent sltuation by a two days' "fpreo," camo into my study lately, and said to me: "Doctor, I cannot understand bow it is that I should havo mado such a fool of myself and thrown away my chance for a Uvlng. This is almost killlnc; my little wite." 1 replicd to him: " Thero is no mystery about your caso. You havo been tampering with drlnk a long while, trying to jump half way down Nlagara. You ought to have stopped before you began. It would not bave cost you one-hundredth part as tnucn ellort to have signed a total abstinenco pledge several years ago as it will now to break Iooso from this terrible habit." I entreated my friend to rrraDnle his weakness to God's strength ; ho signed a pledgo of ontiro abstinence, and went away with tho desperate look of a man wbo is pulllnc for life in the rarjids. in full sight of the cataract. Ihat young man is a fair representa tivo of a sadly numorous class who "Iock tho stable-door after the hotse is stolen." He mav possibly be saved. but so as bv firo. My plain talk tc-day is with those who have not yet fluntr themselves into the rapids. I wish to give half a dozen common-sense reasons for letting every lutozicaung unnK (wnatover Us name) entirely alone. Ile who never touches a drop will assnredly never become a drnnk ard. Frevention is easy, is safe, is suro ; reformalion is difQcult, and with some persons is well-nich impossible. The Jews were commanded to bnild battlo- ments around the flat roofs of their dwell ings in order to prevent the children from falling over into the street. To put up the parapot cost but little ; bnt tbe want of it might cost broken bones ; and alas I wnat numan power could recall a dead darling to life ? I am always tbankful that I took a pledge of entire abstinence in early boyhood. But for that battle ment I migbt havo been ruined by the drinking nsages which were deplorably prevalent in my college. " Stick to the teetotal," Baid a shrewd old kinsman to me when I Btarted for college, and now, after forty years, I wish to commend the bridge tbat carried me safely over. The first argument, my young friend, for total abstinence is that no healtby person needt an alcoholic beverage; and even invalids had better be careful how they tamper with it as a medicine. Sir Henry Thompson and several other dis tinguished Britifrh pbysioians have delib erately declared that "alcobilic beverages cannot, in any sense, be considered neces sary for the inaintenance of healthy life; that it is not a food in any true sense of that term ; and that thesteadiest and brst work is best done without it." Living etone, tho heroic explorer of Central Af rica, was both a pbysiciau and a teeto tsler. His testiinony was: "I find that I can stand every hardship best by using water and water only.'' I entreat you not to fall into tbe delusion that you can do any honest work the better by firing up your nerves with alcohol. If you do you will have to increase the fuel constantly in order to produce tbe effect. Solid food and sound fcleep are all you require. Even as a tonic medicine, wine aud bourbon may cover up a great deal ; they cure but vtry little. Several friends I have known to be decoyed by them into drunkenness and disgrace. Therein lies a second reason for avoid ing all intoxicants. Tbey are deceitful. Not only the sting of the serpent, but tbe subtlety of the serpent is in them. The deception lies in the fact that the habit of drinking will become confirmed before you Buspect it Tbat young man who came into my study so tortured with the adder's bite, never dreamed at tbe outset that he was playincr with a rattlesnake. Every alcoholic drink has in it this quali- ty, tnat lt never saiitnes, Dut awakeus a constaut demand for more. A small class creates a tbirst for a larger ; one draught only whets the appetite for a secoud. This is not the case with any wholesome food or beverage. Bread and beet do not breed exceas ; one glass of ruilk does not arouse a morbid tbirst for two tbe next time. But this horseleech quality in alcoholic liquors, which cries ''cive, give," and is never satisfied, is the very ining tnat mases ttiem so dangerous This it is which makes it so dilTicult to drink wiue or brandy moderately and so e&sy to fall into drunkenness. A health- f ul beverage satisfies appetite ; a hurtf ul one, like wine or brandy, stimulates ap petite until it becomes un uucontrollabls frenzy. This I regard as the Creator's law against alcohol; and when you take your hrst social glass you begin to play with a deadly serpent. You may sav : "Every one who drinks liquors does not become a sot." Very true, but every sot drintcs liquors: and not one in a million ever expected to become a sot when ho began with his champagne or his " sherry cobuler." Will you ruu tbe risk t would not. The two reasons why I am a teetotaler are tbat idarenot trust myself, and I dare not tempt others by my eiatn- pie. The most deplorable wrecks are those of men or women wbo at the outset considered themselves perfectly strong and mvulnerable. XVotbtng lroin the pen of Dickens cau surpass a heart-rending letter which I received from a cultured geutlemau (then in an almshouse), wbo declared that he traoed all the miserv of his life directly to the " first glass he ever drantc at the iM house. m the capital of Ohio." First glasses have peopled helll With whatever "odds" in your favor, will you run thelearlul hazard V Then stop before you begin I A tbird reason why alcoholic drinks are dangerous is that it is the peouliar prop erty of alcohol to strike directly to the brain. Some druga have an affinity for tbe heart; others for the spino. The glass of brandy aims for tho brain, as a hound makes for a hare. In striking the brain it overturns the tbrone of the rea soii aud turns a man into a manlac. Like the shot in a naval battlo, which bits " between wind and water,'' the aloobolio death-shot strikes where body aud mind meet, and sonds both to tho bottom. No brain ls proof agaiust it. The mightiest man, intellectually, whom I ever eaw in Amerlca, I once saw pitia bly drunk I Alcohol is no rospeoter of persons ; thegiant and the idiot are struck down aliko by its stiletto. You might as well put the pistol to your brain and make swif t, sure work with it as to poison your brain by the slower and equally deadly process of tbe bottle. Ninety-niue hun dredths of all the suicides iu the laud be gan with a thoughtless glass. Stop, my friend, before you begin I All intoxicating drinks are more dan gerous iu this couutry tbau ln almost any other from the nervous temperameut of our people. Our climate is stlmulating, aud Americau life, in almost every direc tiou, runsat a liigli rate of speed. Youth is commonly stronger at tho engino than it is at tho brakes. This is pre-eminently true of our young men. One unanswera blo proof of tho difUsulty of stoppiug the drink-habit is found in the fact that to very few aro actually reformed. Not one tenth of those who enslavo themselves to the bottlo ever break looae, even though they cry out in their sober momentai "Would to God that I might never taste another dropl" Thero was a touching patbos in tho spoech of one of our " boys in bluo " to tho polico magistrate, after ho was arrestrd for drunkenness. He heldupawhistey flnsk, and said: "Your honor, the only enemy that ever con quered me is that " Yet he admitted that enemy himsolf and could not dislodgo it. I might multlply arguments in favor of total abstinence as tbe only certain safcguard. The grace of God is power less if you volnntarily yield to tempta tlon. It ls a defiance to the Almigbty for you lo leap into the rapids and ex- Sect him to save you from the cataract. 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