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An Kohn.
More swift than the bark speeding over tho
<c an.
More fair than the sail floating; on to the
lee, .
Is the thought-Mi-d that dips in the fount of
einoti« n
And soars on invisible pinions to me.
It wakens nprisi
magical pttli
Where memory iver her vigil Is keeping
This presence responds to the love laden
A wlilsper a* nolselc'V« as dew fnll, distilling
Its lite-givlng sweeis o'e« - eacti tlower and
So still is the echo whoso presence,
thrilling _
Eaoh nerve of t'ie heart, f till enraptures the
An echo that answers sweet thi ught-wafted
Au echo repenting the heart's hidden lore;
That revels in longings und ecstastic blisses.
From m mi ry's rca in It n plies cverun re.
--Emily M hm nton Charles.
Bf-nco that lightly was sleeping
ice bo wondrously w rought;
Dinner-giving is a science which, is
carefully cultivated in China, and the
table has there, as elsewhere, played
important part in politics, litera
ture, and art. A distinguished apostie
of this cult was a certain Yuan Tsu
tsai, who lived in the last century and
who seems to have boen the Samuel
Rogers of tho day, for lie cultivated
the muses in a dilettante fashion, and
also collected around his hospitable
board all the celebrities of the time.
He was originally an oflicial. but re
tired into private life at the age of 40,
and settled in a charming residence in
the country, where he devoted himself
to literature, his garden, and the pleas
of society ami the table. The
most eminent literary men of the day
sought his company; he wrote polished
verres, and was epicurean in his tastes.
His character was not wholly irre
proachable; but lie lived until he was
UO years of age, ami left behind him a
cookery-book, in which he discussed
the subject of food and drink from a
scientitic and artistic point of view.
Parts of this volume were recently
translated by the North China Asiatic
society iu Shanghai, ami arc thus rend
ered accessible to English readers. His
maxims are more polished aud more
ambitious thau those of the immortal
Mrs. G lasse, hut they are equally sensi
ble and practical.
Cooks are declared to bo low "fel
lows of the baser sort," who must be
constantly scolded or rewarded, other
wise they deteriorate sadly. Hence
Mr. Yuan bestows on them some good
advice. They should keep the uteusils
clean, aud not use the same one for
two different things; they should not
slice bamboo-shoots with a knife which
has just been u;ed to cut onions (from
which it would seem the miuor ills of
life are much the same all the world
over); they should know what should
be served with what, and the different
times required for cooking various
things, what is in season and what is
not, aud they should allow nothing to
remain on the fire beyoud its proper
The food being cooked, the service is
the next subject that comes to be con
sidered, and on this head some excel
lent counsel is given. Elegant food,
Buys tho writer, is not so important as
elegant service. Everything on the
table should ho scrupulously clean,
aud the various dishes should be sent
up iu their proper order. For instance,
salted meats should precede those of a
milder flavor; thick fco«l should pre
cede thiu ones, and foods without
gravy should precede tiiose witli gravy.
Five consecutive dishes should not bo
ail salt; this would tax thcsLomach too
severely. Three of the live should con
taiu either mustard or pepper to recov
the palate, just as acid and sweet
tilings should be used to prevent the
palate from being dulled by too much
wine. When the dinner is cooked and
served, the rest remains with the din
ers, aud to there Mr. Yuan devotes
several chapters, llis first maxim is:
"Don't eat with your ears"—in other
words, do not have whatever you have
heard is dainty. "Remember,
says, *"that well-cooked bean-curd is
much nicer thau b.ully-cooked bird's
uest; and tiiat sea-slugs, if not good,
not equal to commou bamboo
shoots. The fowl, the pig, the lish and
the duck—these are the heroes of the
dinner-tabic. Each has its character
istic flavor, and each forms a 'school'
by itself. Sea-slugs and birds'-nests
are but their retainers, having nothing
of their own, hut living, as it were, in
other men's houses."
pork, and poultry form the backbone
of the banquet; tne other delicaeies aro
merely lo set off or improve these. To
illustrate this maxim lie relates that he
was once invited to a banquet by a cer
tain oflicial of his acquaintance, where
tire rice-bowls were very large, and
each held about four ounces of bird's
uest, but quite taste!« ss. Somebody
began lo say something iu praise of the
display, but Yuan laughed and said:
"1 came here to eat oird's-ucst, not to
■ •
That is, fish,
deal in it wholesale. Now, you might
•leal in this, but you couldn't eat it.
So, what is the use of it all? It only
inakc 3 a show, it would be better to till
your bowls with pearls, which would
cost more money, but this is not eat
ing." The philosopher was averse to
display, he loved little dinners. An
other maxim is, "Don't eat with your
eyes." This is a warning to hosts
against providing too many courses.
He frequently points out how the dif
• feront parts of any given food are
adapted, and even essential, iu order
to produce the best result from the
whole. "Wo know," ho says, "that
the yelk of an egg is richer than
the white, but he is a fool wire eats on
ly yelks and throws away the whites."
With regards to wine he is very em
phatic: "Don't take wine too freely.
Only a sober man knows right from
wrong, and it is the same with food.
It has been wisely observed that lan
guage fails to describe the delicate
nuances of flavors.
half-tipsy sot know anything about
_ 1 have myself often seen two
men playing at 'guess fingers' aud
shoveling in tlreir food the while ns
though it were so much sawdust, sacri
ficing everything to tire enjoyment of
wine. No, I say, food first and wine
afterward. Thus wo can enjoy both.
He warns cooks against using hot
water dishes (which have long been
known in China), for they destroy the
flavor of every delicate dish.— London
How, theu, should
A Spanish journal advocates the use.
of coudeiuuod criminals tor cholera
Amateur Painting in O 1 the Craze I
Among Young Ladies—How to
Paint Flower*.
The cr zo just now among young
ladies is for paintin
man to a reporter for the New
Mail and Express. "All the art schools
aro full to overflowing with pupils, and
young ladies who are unable to attend
them aro either taking private lessons
or endeavoring to become accom
plished in this line of work through tho
medium of books of instruction and
patient, industrious practice at borne.
The art department of the Cooper In
stitute never was so crowded as now,
and a vacancy there does not look
probable for from two to three years to
In a largo number of the
schools, so great has become tho in
terest in tho art, professional artists
aro taking part as instructors. The
regular technical schools connected
with tho Metropolitan Museum and
tho Academy of Design have both be
come of increased importance, aud at
tract large attendance," said tho repre
sentative of a largo Fulton street firm
dealing in art materials to the reporter.
••The craze is particularly noticeable
for painting in oil on brass, silk, vel
vet, plush, china, tapestry, etc. A set
of artist's materials in oil costs from
jjG to $10, and, whiio tho work is so
said a society
decidedly the fashion, a great many
young ladies earn considerable pin
money by what they paint, selling
their work to dealers in fancy articles.
Lustra-painting is just now quite the
thing. Lately we have sold one thou
sand sets of lustra paints, and the de
mand for them is increasing every day.
The designs chiefly painted are flowers,
fruit, and uirds, and they are especially
satisfactory on velvet or plush. The
lustra colors are not regular paints,
but are metallic colors, aud on velvet
or satin they give a very brilliant
effect—more so than tube paints. A
set costs $3.50. Lt is quite the fashion
to paint with them on portieres. Only
yesterday a lady was in here with a
pair of portieres which she had painted
that were worth fully $75. The rage
is especially for decorating room orna
ments, such as plaques, vases, and
Limoges ware, tho latter of which,
when painted iu oil, has the full effect
of tire imported ware, and at one-third
the cost. * A new thing in this lino are
reliefs of models. They are made in
France, of white card-board, and in
clude heads, tigtücs, flowers, and in
fact every design for tire student iu
modeling. There a«lvantage iiesju the
small expense, saving the buying of
casts, and that they do not break.
"Would you g vo me some points on
amateur paiütiug in oil?"
"Certainly. All that the beginner
needs aro a few colors of tube paint,
several brushes, a palette, palette
knife, an easel, a little linseed oil and
turpentine, a rest stick, aud some can
vas, and a few pieces of silk and satin.
For painting flowers you want about a
dozen colors. These ought to be silver
white, ivory black, rose madder or
madder lake, vermilion, Naples yel
low, yellow ochre, cinnabar, green
tn both light and medium, cobalt
burnt sienna, Italian pink, and bitumen.
The best authorities advise beginners
to paint flowers, from nature if possi
ble, at first a simple «flower or spray.
A mode of getting tire ground-work
often used is to stamp the flowers or
liuures in outliue on ttie material from
paper prepared especially for the pur
pose. Henri Clarisc, who has written
a good deal on the subject of learning
to°paint without a teacher, says ou
this subj et: "Study your shadows
carefully, shutting one eye aud squint
ing at your subject, as it wore. Some
artists always paint in the principal
shadows first witn a neutral gray made
very tain with oil.
ni xing red, blue, atul yellow, or ivory
Dlaek au l white, wim a little blue.
One wi.l have to experiment consider
ably at lirst m making grays, both for
shadows and backgrounds. Perhaps
for a beginn, r it would be better to
buy «lie neutral grays ab ready pre
pared, though tiiey ; re apt to be cold.
Gray is made by
Hi at is, to have rather too much bluo
in them. When the siuuiows have been
painted in take a flat sable bl ush and
take the general tones of the flowers,
and paint from the center of tire flower
to the edge of the petal, generally put
ting on the strokes lirrniy and not
working over. Some of the paints will
not need oil, others you will find quite
sticky, and you will have to thin tùcm
from time to time by dipping your
brush in tire oil-cup. If you wish to
mix colors, do so on your palette with
your paletre-knife. The high lights
are generally put on last, and be very
sparing of them; they are to be mixed
with white aud put on much thicker.
If you have a flower picture to copy.be
sure it is a good one. Sketch it in
lightly; it is easier to begin in the cen
tre of the picture, also in tiic centre of
the flower, and iu drawing a leaf if the
ceutre line or middle rib is drawn first
the rest will come easier.'" 1 '
A Sad Case.
Tire most tragic events wiil present
themselves to tue ordiuary rniml tinged
with a certain personal application,
sometimes very grotesque in its expres
sion. On tire occasion of a recent hom
icide wnich occurred at a leading res
taurant in this c.ty this fact was some
what amusingly illustrated. A custom
er, pausing at tho wimlow, was ad
dressed by the affable and polite
French woman who presides over the
receiving department. Bale as death,
aud evidently nearly prostrated by the
shocking event, she proceeded, with
Gallic volubility, to r« late the harrow
ing details. Her auditor was quite im
pressed witli the sympathy exhibited,
but his appreciation was s ightly modi
fied by tire concluding remark. Mourn
fully shaking her head and wiping the
tears from her bright eyes madame
added in a voice trein niing with emo
tion: "Yes, it was v«iy droadful. The
house was full au l « ve.yoody ran out,
»Dd oh, dcai! 1 think wo lost more than
twenty dinners by il."— San Erauciscan.
Music from gas is the latest English
invention, lt is called pyrophonc. Its
compass is three octaves, with a key
b«jard, and it will be played in the
same manner as an organ. It bas
thirty-seven glass tubes, in which a
number of gas jets burn. These jets,
placed in ciVcios, contract and expand
like the fingers of a hand. When the
small burners separate the sound is
produced; when they close together
,the sound ceases. Tn4 tone depends
upon the number of the burners and
the size of tire pipes in which they
burn, so that by a careful arrangement
•and selection all the notes of the musi
cal scale may be produced in several
octaves. Some of tho glass tubes in
which the jets burn are nearly 11 feet
; For years there had stood in a kitch
en I wot of, a couple of old wooden
chairs. The legs had boen sawed off
at some remote period. They were
such comfortable chairs, too, broad,
well-sloped backs and wide rounded
soats, slightly hollowed out. Between
them stood an aucient wash-stapd
about twenty-two inches square, with
a drawer six inches deep. There had
once been a sort of a railing on two
sides and an upright board at the back.
But the railing bad long since disap
peared, so also bad the board which,
in its palmy days, was a shelf on
which the pitcher reposed when the
bowl was being used for the toilet.
The owner of these articles was a
woman who believed the best house
keeper was the one possessing the most
utility. The neighbors were refurnish
ing their parlors. The state of her
'finances would not allow her to do so,
yet now furniture she was determined
,to have if it was made from old. Those
two chairs were covered with stron
unbleached muslin and stuffed wit
good curled hair. Casters were put
into the legs whicii also received two
or three coats of asphaltum varnish.
The best quality of nonpareil velveteen
was purchased at a dollar and a
quarter per yard. It was brocaded,
not stamped, and it was used to cover
the back ou both sides. A roll at tho
top confiued apparently by handsome
tassels; tho scat, and a scant plaiting
below the seat, finished with very
pretty, ball-fringe with some silk in it,
which cost only twenty-live cents per
yard. The handsome tassels were
made from dress-fringe with a little
cneuille, to heighten tho effect; half a
yard of velveteen made the pillow roll.
One chair was of myrtle green—the
other a deep cardinal.
An old cane-seated low rocker was
revarnisbed, and a little walnut stain
put into the varuish concealed all
scratches and saved the hard work of
scraping the old varnish off. From
the skirt of an old broadcloth Prince
Albert coat, a good material was found
to make the lop of a cushion for tho
seat, and the covering for a slumber
roll. At a furnishing store there was
fouud some lengibwise scraps of cardi
nal mornmie c olh. A strip two inches
wide was laid diagonally over the
pieces of cloth designed for the cushion
and roll, and button-holed securely
down with shaded greeu single zephyr,
and at intervals of two inches daisies
were worked in poiut russe stitch in a
light shade of zephyr. A dozen or so
morning-glory shaped leaves were cut
from some green velveteen aud grace
fully disposed on either side of the
cardinal strip. Two or three flowers
were cut from the cardinal cloth and
grouped with the leaves.
. were button-holed down with
shaded green; the flowers, with shaded
cardinal, witli stamens of bright yel
jlow split zephyr. Stems were put in
1 where needed with lighter greeu. A
puli' of mornmie cloia three inches
deep finished ti e cushion, and the
slumber-ro 1 had the ends drawn to
gether a > l liuished v.ith handsome
tassels, ilius, at an expense not ex
ceeding ten dollars, three pretty and
useful c.".iirs were added to tho parlor.
The w;t>..-->tand before mentioned, was
furnished w.ln a shelf aud all truces of
railing and back were obliterated,
then received a roupie of coats of
asphaltum varnish, and some drop
handles were put into the drawer.
The lop and shelf were covered with
lull, and around three sides of
fringe was nailed with
brass-headed nails,
small j ir, w ii eh was oneo used for
p.ckles. it was ot common crockery
ware, varnish«d with asphaltum, and
heiot'e Ine secuiid coal was dry, a
p iCKagu « f d utumid dye—gold dust—
w. s sprinkled over and slightly pressed
in witii tue. lingers, producing an effect
A baud of
The leaves
lire drawer
The shelf held a
reseinbiiug goat uuqicr.
red velvet paper)»
the jar and held there by
When tire varm I« was qtt to dry a
border t f gold paint, a » x.eonth of an
inch wide w..s pul anoveino tvd paper,
aud a row of large lient daisie* painted
I « a diagonally upon
, -
just above it, conventional daisies—
without foliage. A brill'iinnt-hued but
terfly was poised above them. In the
lower corner, right-hand side, there
were three blue flags, with their sharp,
stiff leaves. Another pretty stand of
oval shape had a cover stretched over
it tightly. A handsome design of
leaves and flowers was appliqued on
one side, and some deep ball-fringe
tucked around. The expense for the
two stauds with decorated jar was only
about two dollars. So f re the sum of
twelve dollars—the price of an ordin
ary wicker chair, the parlor was pret
tily furnished .—Good housekeeping.
McCullough and William«.
... - *
When the ladies would leave him
alone, which was not often, John was
a good comrade and a bon vivant. Ho
liked, above all things, a practical joke.
A couple of years ago ho struck up a
great friendship with President Arthur
and his set in Washington, and was
the life of tho table at all the diplomat
ic stag parties.
Williams was blossoming out from tire
variety to the regular stage, and had
acquired considerable reputation as a
general raconteur of funny conceits
ami snrightly after-dinner wit
McCullough, who had suffered from
several practical jokes played on him
by the Dutch comedian, determined to
take him down and nip his reputation
in the bud. He took John T.
mond, Jim Collier, ami the political
coterie of Washington into his confi
dence, and the game was perfected.
J'he president gave a little dinner
liams was
on him that he was célébrât d at the
white house as a very funny follow,
and he was expected to keep the table
in a roari He said nothing, but se
cretly laid himself out to do it. He
reported at the dinner table with a
choice budget of original witicisms,
which he was sireo could not fail to
make a great effect when he got a
chance to tire them off.
The dinner passed very merrily, but
whenever Williams attempted to get
off a joke be was sure to be interrupt
ed by either McCullough or Raymond
before the point of tire joke could be
brought out. At last, however, there
was alull, and he couldn't be staved
off any loagor. Ho began a story.
The whole party listened with great
gravity. The wag proceeded in his
best style, working it up to the laugh
ing point The story was a good one,
but they all preserved their equanimity
•and listened without a smile. When
the climax came and the joker stopped
there was a dead silence.
Well, what then?" asked McCul
lough, after a paiuful pause.
'•That's all of tho story," replied
Williams, sadly.
About that time Gus
others, Gus Wil
It was impressed
, and, among
The tragedian gave him a pitying
look, and, exchanging glances with
the other actor», changed the subject.
Later the wit took heart again and
tried on a new story, but the result
was the same, and Williams noticed
that the whole party cast looks of pi y
and astonishment ut him. lie grew
secretly mad and desperato at this,
and tried frequently, but still in vain,
to make a point. Not a laugh did he
get that night.
Afterward, on tho nay home, Mc
Cullough talked with the wit in
fatherly way.
"You made a
yourself to-night, my bov,
•'You need rest, and you 11 take it if
you are wise. Your brain is going
There's too much strain upon it, in
venting jokes for years for your per
formances." Ho insisted on seeing the
joker home and tucking h m in bed,
and then sent three doctors to him, at
his own expense, to the great discom
fiture of the funny iuau .—Chicago
territic exhibition of
he said.

When Making a Call.
Where do people wish to sit down
when they make a call? Near their
hostess. What arrangement suits a
small company who might prove con
genial friends if they had any oppor
tunity really lo discover each other?
Nearer together, not at points equally
distant from a common centre. Shall
affectionate family sit Indian fashion
around the edges of their home, each
in his own lixed place? Tho result is
certain to bo Indian silence and nton
Put down in black and white.
such questions seem too frivolous for
consideration, but, in fact, they arise
daily in multitudes of homes. Chairs
being to sit in, it follows that the uso
for which the room is intended is tho
lirst question to be asked. Tho par
lor, which iu most families is tho quiet
corner where a guest may spend an
uninterrupted half-hour during a «o
cial call, needs some easy-chairs, lest
the wearied visitor never comes again;
but it still needs more light chares—
more thau one—that can easily be
moved about
chairs are canc-seated rockers or plush
divans, their positions cannot readily
be changed, while the light chair that
bo taken in the hand and carried
Iront one corner to the other will fur
nish the opportunity for sociability twe
or three times in a single call perhaps
lt must be a chair that can bo carried;
it is not enough that it roll on casters,
for it is still clumsy and heavy, and tho
effort necessary to alter its position
will often prevent the change alto
I his is not the battle, however. The
original arrangement of the furniture
is like the disposition of troops. It is
here that tho hostess shows her knowl
edge of human nature aud her exper
ience of society. A clever woman, to
whom the great world was a second
nature, ouce said on this point that she
always observed how the chairs were
left in a drawing-room where several
people had been sitting and put
them in lire same position next
time. This is the secret of success
with chairs. Dispose them so that per
sons who fall into them shall sit down
in the place most natural aud satisfac
tory. Arrange a group of chairs near tho
dopr where the casual caller will drop in
to one and the hostess iuto another, and
without realizing the'fact that they are
sitting near together will yet be placed
in the best possible position for a little
conversation. If it is a largo drawiug
couslantly used by a number of
people, multiply these groups of seats,
not in ridiculous esthetic situations,
with sofas at right angles to the room,
but conveniently and naturally. Sit
down in the chairs, if necessary, and
see iu what position you would like to
lind your neighbor. If you remember
that the chairs are to sit in, uot lo look
at, not even to .give color, you will
place them as people will wish to lind
them, and without knowing why, your
drawing-room will often be lull ot peo
ple and itsTepu talion will go abroad.
Whether the easy
Thecbaw's Soldiers.
With all his deficiencies, the Burmese
soldier has one advautage over disci
plined troops. He requires no commis
sariat, and is ready for serving at a
few minutes' notice, a few pounds of
rice and a little gnapi or fish-paste
carried on his person sufficing for his
very modest requirements. Not defi
cient in pluck, cheerful and obedient,
and patient under physical hardship,
it is found that for sudden and short
expeditions, to chase rebels or to punish
freebooters, he is second to none.
There were reasonable hopes, there
fore, of making him thoroughly effi
cient; but, iu spite of every effort, tire
experiment bad'to be abandoned. The
Butman is impracticable as regards
routine an«l discipline. Drill is simply
odious to him alter the novelty wears
off; an incorrigible sloven, he can not
understand the necessity of keeping his
arms aud accoutrements cleau and in a
serviceable condition. Marching to
and fro on seutry is to him simply
ridiculous; he can not be reconciled to
the loss of his cheroot, even when
guarding a powder magazine; and
night, as he sagely remarks, being al
loted by an all-wise Providence as the
time for sleep, ho does not understand
why he should then remain awake,
even in cases where extra vigilance is
required. Allowing the widest margin,
it is doubtful whether Theebaw could
collect more thuu thirty thousand
muskets. One-third of these are more
or less arms of precision, such as Rem
ingtons and Sniders, while the rest are
of the "Brown Bess" pattern, nearly
all of which are unserviceable, aud
dangerous only to those who lire them
n 'Jo sum up, tne Burmese army
can not be relied on to deal success
fully even witli filibustering enter
prises, such as that which resulted in
the capture of Bhamo, and would be
altogether powerress against disciplined
troops armed with breecti-ioaders. So
if tne mandate goes forth to make
Upper aud Lower Burundi politically
one country, as they are now one
geographically, it might be carried
out by a military promenade, with little
or no bloodshed so far as ti.e results
of collisions between the troops of the
two states are concerned.
al lievtcv.
The A ution
St Paul is
A short distance lr«>m
where tire observer eau looa into
A town iias been lately
live connues,
started there, wh.eU it is expected will
some day rival St. P ul and Minnea
polis. __
A New York merchant in a fit
economy, one ni^jht receutly, varnished
bis diniug-rooim In the morning he
discovered, to his disgust, that he had
daubed tho walls with maple syrup.
The White
n Hà
\\ 1
Sewing Machine.
Its introduction and world-renowned rep
tion was the death-blow to high-priced macht
There are no Second Hand White Machines in
the market.
This iB a very important matter, as it is a well
known and undisputed fact that many of the so
collcd Mrst-class machines which are offered s.
cheap now-a-days are those that have been repos
sessed (that is, taken back from customers after
use) and rebuilt and put on the market as new.
The White is the peer of any sewing machine
now upon the market.
It is much larger than the family machines of
the Singer, Jlowe and Weed make.
It costs more to manufacture than either of the
aforesaid machines. «
Its construction is simple, positive and dura
Its workmanship is nnsmpasst-d.
Do Not Buy any Other
Before Trying
Frees aai Berms Hale Satisfactory
While Sewing Machine Co .,
rum tom».
The Sixth Annual Session opens
Sept 9th, next.
The location is in the beautiful,
healthy and moral town of Shuqua
lak, on the M. <fe 0. Railroad, 52
miles north ot Meridian.
Rev. L. M. Stone, Pres't, is assist
ed by experienced and first-class
teachers in every department. The
grade ot scholarship, the literary
character and all the appointments
of the College, are unexcelled in our
State. The religious tone of the
school and community is of .a good
character. The advantages for a
finished literary and musical educa
tion are all that may reasonably be
desired. Terms low. Board and
Tuition for the Session, $150. Mu
sic per session $47. No incidentals.
Apply for catalogue.
E. F. Nunn,
Bres't Board Trustees.
lfOlÿlÜ- »
Correlated with Vanderbilt University. Highest
advantages in every Department. Splendid new build*
log. Ample Faculty. Musk, Art,Calisthenics. Health.
Accessiblllt v. For Catalogue, address
Rev. OKU. W. F. PH ICE. ». D.. Pre», Nash vüle.Tena.
135 Canal Street, New Orleans.
O UR nor illustrated Floral
Catalogne of SO pa««,
eontalolD* decryption and
Sanaa of the best rarietl« of
Planta, Garden and Flow
er tteeda, Bialb«, Porta,
vN Shrnba, Smalt Fraltaaod
A\Tiw* will be mailed Free to
S§£Jall applicants. Ten Roaesl
*"gt r malted Ihr One Dollar t o any
place. Wholesale and
NANZ & NEUNER, Louisville, Ky
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This Is nature's great restorerof health,
and Is the only preparation of Iron that
combines all ot Its good qualities, without
producing the unpleasant after effects
which characterize alt other preparations
of Iron. It is pleasant and agreeable to
the taste, and can be taken and retained
by the most delicate stpmacb. It is the
ly preparation of Iron that will not
constipate the bowels, or blacken and de
stroy the teeth. It is easily and readily
taken up and assimilated by the blood,
and is, therefore, the greatest remedy
known for
tieueral Debility, Dyspepsia, fmtlges
tion. Nervousness, Female Disease*.
Scrofula, Chronic Rheumatism, Con
valescence from typhoid and Malarial
Fevers, and all Diseases and Impuri
ties «ff the Blood.
M'f'gChemists, Memphis,Tenn., U.S.A.
The genuine has a deep blue wrapper with white
Uer> aud the above picture on tbo label.
Next to Capital »tote Bank Jackwon, Miss.
Fine Watches,
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Eye Glases,
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Prices as low as Reliable Goods can be
bought. Goods sent on approval
J;o responsible parties.
Refres to the Editor of this Paper. ^9
isr FOR. 1085, t»
This paper was issued for tw r o years by Dr. W. À. Hurt, under th
name of
ut the time came when a more vigorous and agressive paper
ed, than the editor of the ARGUS, with his extensive business in othe
directions, could give. Therefore, the paper was sold to the prese
Company, and the SWORD and SHIELD takes up where the Aroü
left off. (Vol. III.)
was nee
Will be issued weekly, will contain the best thoughts of some of
our ablest and most prominent Temperance men ; will be chock full o
good Temperance literature and news, and, in addition, will have five or
six columns of general news
Will be the best plank in the platform of the SWORD and SHIELD
but it will advocate all the interests of the people In its coumus wil
be fouud articles from professional educators of the highest reputation.
Will be filled with articles by practical Mississippi farmers and with
lection from a wide range of able Agricultural exchanges. It is tba de
termination of the Publisher make the department of the paper espec
ially worthy of the perusal of the intelligent formers of the South.
THe Flome
This Department will be filled with choice thoughts from commu
nications and exchanges. The publication of
also contemplated. \
two short serials ia
one or
This Office is prepared to do a complete
a> of
-f JOB + WORK +
In good style and at reasonable ret es
make a specialty of
A $150.00 ESTEY ORGAN.
Will be sold on easy terms, and shipped
Warranted to be PERFECTLY SOUND throughont.
jfcPMlicilirs, I Mdress
TElls Office

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