KEPTTBLIQ, SATURDAY EVENmG, DECEMBER 10 1887.
TIIE NEW COXGItESS.1'
HOW THE CAPITOL LOOKED AT
JM) NMlm Not t the Mat, mud W1ie
CWtmlaljr Will lie Mluml Vncrrtalnty
f Political tirratnras Xauar of Con-
Dec 5. Tho new
congress cauio to
before 10 o'clock
the galleries were
filled, ami an hour
later tho three
acres of sjiaco
which forms tho
sito of tho Capitol
building was hum-
Bins like a bee hive. The U-ivinent was
Ailed with strangers, and tho restaurants
were doing a thriving business. The second
floor had many of the aspects of a rarisian
boulevard. Fretty women and grent men
jostled each other in the corridors, and big
crowds bung about the doors of the galleries
ot the bouse and senate. The wooden men
who act as doorkeepers and messengers came
oat, as usual on such days, in all their glory.
They domineered over tho crowd. They
snored back this woman, and pushed that
nusn). They put on three times as many
airs as the senators themselves, and their
dignity far surpassed that of the supreme
Jodges on the bench. The galleries iusjdo
looked like so many flower gardens, and the
prince of Babylon would have been glad to
have had such hanging bouquets on the. out
side of his famous palace. The colored riti
asn was out in all his glory, and, phosnix
like, the Capitol arose in a night from tho
doll ashes of the recess into the liveliest
activity of one of the liveliest m&ions in our
Speaker Carlisle called the house to order,
and he makes a most satisfactory presiding
officer. His contest with Thoebe amounted
to nothing, and he is to lie the leader of the
Democratic house this year, as he was last.
Many new faces were seen in the house to
day, and many wen the reminders of tho
political heads that have been cut off. About
40 per cent, of tho last congress is nlcnt
and 130 members have been retired. Frank
Hiscock's majestic form, tightly buttoned in
Its black rrince Albert coat, is seen no more
among the Republicans, and his dark, hand
some face wil. now be reserved for the sena
torial gallery gasers. Daniel, of Virginia,
with his crutch and his refined features, has
Iso gone op higher; and good, kind hearted,
interstate commerce Reagan will hereafter
wear out the cushions of the senate instead
f the hard chairs of the house. One of the
meet notable absence is that of John T.
Wait, of Connecticut, who was the oldest
member of the last house, and who had a
(ace strikingly like that of Gen. George
Then, Ranney, of Massachusetts, the noted
lawyer member, who conducted the Pan
Electric telephone investigation, has gone
back to his law practice in Massachusetts,
where be will make (100,000 a year; and as
for Rice, of Massachusetts, and Green, of
Scar Jersey, they too are among tho absent.
We will not have Andrew G. Curtin in
this congress; and the dark, beautiful face of
Ben Lefevre, of Ohio, will be admired in
other quarters. Judge Geddes, another noted
Ohio member, will not be present; and Hen
nepin Murphy, whose mission in life was to
put through the Hennepin canal, will not be
of the southern members are not
present, and the most missed man is Ran
dolph Tucker, whose kind manner and ster
ling worth will be remembered long after ho
Is put under the sud. He will tractico law
both in Washington and in Virginia, and
will be a richer man out of congress than
The new members feel lost, and everything
they aee looks big to them. The chestnut
story of Senator Xesbitt, of Oregon, is going
the rounds among them, and they are recall
ing how KeUtt said when be first came to
"I was surprised at the ability of the men
I met, and as I took my seat among the
statesmen I looked around on that magnifi
cent body of men and wondered how in the
h U 1 ever got there among them. About
two weeks later, when the strangeness bad
worn off, I again looked around on that mag.
nificent body of men and I again wondered;
but, this time, it was how in the h 11 the
Othar fellows got there!-'
Congressmen are, in fact, very much like
other men, and the average of human great
ness is not very murb higher than God's
most ordinary creation. It is the same in
tellectually as it is physically. No one man
is twice as tall as any other ordinary man,
sad none of these congressmen know much
son than the average reader of this article.
They strut arouad here in their store clothes
andfead me to wonder
"Jfow, in tlie name of all the gods at once.
Upon what meat do these, our Cardans feed,
that they are grown so great T
Many of them forget thatthey were all raw
red babies once, and they will certainly all bo
corpse by and by. Their political lives ill
be shorter than their physical ones, and fully
one-third of each congress is not returned.
You may walk alout Washington today,
and you will meet on every corner a man
who, a year orto ago. carried his head high
in political life, but who now has no iwlitical
1 to speak of. ou may see Secretary of
twang ji (uirn.1 neguit "to voicu fortn
Heed's, big brain, licisl is said t look
like Shakesivatv, and ho lias it mind
almost ns broad as that of tto wet
in its ideas of life und statesmanship.
Ho can tell a good story, make a good sjavch,
and, if ho choosw, oil his tongue with tho
vitriol anointment of sarcastic repartee.
Joo Cannon, of Illinois, with his vehement
gestures, his old slouch liat nud his funny
stories, is lack ngaiu, and Sam Randall's
wonderful eye lias already caught that of
every new congressman ho can servo him.
Congressman Springer sat in his seat tealar
with n smile on his statesman like face, n roso
in his buttonhole, and auord of oleaginous
welcoiuo for his old friends, and Sam Cox
boblied about liko n jumping jack run by
electricity, as ho tried to shake bands with
all his friends at onco ami tell a new story or
on old joko to every one of them.
Martin Koran, tho dark, haudsomo faced
congressman from Cleveland, v. ho is noted
as a representative of tho tailoring interest,
is back, with his dark hair shining liko oiled
ebony and his black eyes sparkling liko dia
monds. John J. O'Neill, his hated rival in
the labor field, does not smile at him as ho
lias.se by, and both have bills which will
please Sir. 1'owderly and, in all probability,
displease Mr. Jay Goul.L
A curious thing about this congress is tho
number of queer names it has in it. There is
a White, a Jlrowu and a Gray, and a Bland,
of Missouri, feels sad ns ho looks Gay, of
Louisiana, in tho faiv. One member is IxMig
and another is Hale, whilo another is YViso
in name, and iicrhaps in nature, and Mr.
Crisp ought cot tamly to talk incisively. Wo
have a Ilccd, a 1'ost and u Cannon, and tho
last of the-.- is evidently run by perpetual
motion. Maryland gives the house a Rusk,
and from Missouri and Kentucky como two
Stones. We could fill n Kim with tho dif
ferent articles represented by congressmen's
names, for wo have Oaten, and Rice, and
liucoa, nad though there is no Corn tbcro
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FItrSIDIXG OFFICES OF TIIE SEXATC
War Belknap, who, in Grant's administra
tion, was one of the most great and most
fated. You may see Gen. John Tyler, who,
when his father was president, was the It of
the ladies and the courted of tho men. Now
he is a treasury clerk, and his four
in hand has degenerated into a hackney
cab or a street car. Horatio King. Ruciian
an's postmaster general, lives n quiet life
here, respected but retired. Ex-rostmostcrs
General Tyner and Crenel! have left politi
cal lifo and are delving for the dollars. There
are moro uiw mid downs in the world of
politics than in the world of money making,
nd tne only aincrcnce is thai in politics be
that rises is sure to fall before be dies, where
as the rich man may carry his gold to his
coffin and put bis bones under n palatial
In the meantimo tho fickle world goes on,
and, like the French iiopularc, its cry is "Lo
roi est inortl Vive le reif Tho world
wants to know the ups, and it don't care a
cent for the downs. Tlie new congress is nu
eminently resjiertable body ot men, and
many of the new faces indicate the existence
of decided brains behind them. The man
who succeeds Bill Morrison promises to keep
Illinois before the country, ami many of tho
beet of the old members arc n.turr.iil. John
D. liOng's classic faco is seen onco
mors, and his gentle, mild voice
is beard chatting with Judge E. B. Taylor,
Garfield's cucveMor, and Tom IteodV nasal
is a Hogg who lias evidently eaten it and left
tho mammoth Cobb, w ho comes from Indi
ana. We have in tho senate a lumh and a
decidedly big Berry. Wo have a Dunn in
the house, mid wo get a very fair article of
Coke, from Texas, in tho senate. Wnconsin
has its Price, mid with it is tho Crain, who
comes from Texas. Wo have four men of
tho same nanus as former presidents in our
Hayes, Taylor, Washington and Adams, and
the Masons will be delighted to know that in
the houo of representatives there is a Lodge
and a Hall.
If tho fanners conio here they will find a
Lane differing from that through which they
drive their cows to milking, and the lumber
men will find a Sawyer who is worth more
tens of thousands of dollars than ha weighs
pounds, and who is as good natured as bo is
wealthy. Clothing men may shako hands
with Taylor, sportsmen can shoot with
Hunter, and Iiabonlashers may mako some
kind of n contract with Glover.
There is neither Butcher nor Candlestlckmaker.
Ihit ou will find here the Fisher, tho Weaver
You may mret here A Mason, a Miller and Sher
man, Drink beer with a Brewer or reel apples with
We hare Holuian aid Bovlhuian, and Greenman
And our Wise man and Bland man are Gay lie
But names mean nothing.
Tho new sergeant at arms is tho old one.
It is ex-Congressman Leodom, of Ohio, n
straight, slender, red mustached man, of
medium height, and onu of the most jiopular
orvautsof tho house. Gen. Alison G. Mc
Ciok cont inues to be sergeant nt arms of, tho
senate. He is tall, well mado and squarely
built. He l,as the heavy jaw of tho Fighting
McCooks, and he is ns blunt and brainy in
his ways as was Brutus Casar's friend. Ho
ts well to do, also, and has a fortune in a law
aewsjiaiier, with which ho is connected in
New York. Tho sergeant at arms of tho
house and senatoget the samesalary as mem
bers of cougrus, and the position is a good
I took a good rook at John J. Ingalls ns h
presided o or tho senate for tho first time thi
session. Ho is going to make ugood prcsid
ing officer, and I judge that ho will not ap
near xery much on the "floor of tho house
rhis office increases his salary ?3,000 a year
uid, as I understand Ingalls is not a ricl
man, this maks tunic diflercnco to him. He
will entertain here this v.intcr, and his wife,
who has many of the qualities of Mrs. John
A. Logan, will bo one ot tho leading ladies of
tho capital. Sho ill rank next in stnndmg
to the w ifo of tho president, and sho is both
beautiful and Accomplished. Sho comes from
Xcw York originally, but her father moved
to Kansas when she wns a girl, and fcho mar
ried Iugnlls when be was a young lawyer
there. Sho lias a very pretty daughter, who
aill bo one of tho debutantes this winter.
Mrs. Carlislo will still remain at tho Riggs
house, and this mil mako that hotel some
thing of u society center. Sho will give her
afternoon teas and receptions and will dis
peaso her Kentucky hospitality as far as she
can at an hotel. As it is she has to keep up
tho whole of tho social end of her family, for
tho sjieaker is not much of a society man,
uid, though ho attends dinners now and
then, and goes to tho regular Washington re
ceptions, ho would rather think figures than
drink champagne, and gets more fun out of
statistics supporting his frve trade ideas than
poker, u hist or baccarat.
Tuosias J. Tomn
The Itllu.l In China.
Misi Gonlon dimming, of England, lias
published lately some tcry curious and
interesting jiarticulars concerning n suc
cessful attempt to teach the blind in
Chma. It is Mated that there are more
than GOO.OOO of blind ieopl in China.
Throcglitheit!.-tnimcntalityof Mr. V. Ilf
Murray, whointrfHlticetla phonetic system
of teaching by means of embossed dots, u
school for the blind ha been opened nt
1'ckin, and it is ivortiiy of note that the
pupils there learn to load more quickly
thau those who have the use of their eyes,
tending to show that Chinese typography
requires remodeling. Chicago Tribune.
On her marriage with Sennr Cinorna
del Castillo. Scuorita de Osiua received
raorc than 1 .WW presents, valued at moro
lllrtntion as a Study.
A Harvard senior lias '-thirty handker
chiefs with lace on tho edges nailed up
conspicuously in his room, each the sou
venir of n distinct summer lllrtntion."
Although flirtation is, i-o to t-peak, an
elective study at Harvard, it is evident
that tho jounj; men prosecute it with
vigor. Xcw York Tribune.
Ragged" Sillidaj Mlloolft.
London's "Ragged Sunday Schools,"
which are declared to be the great means
of reaching nnd improving (he poor chil
dren of that city, are increasing fast in
numbers nnd influence. They now lava
40,000 scholars and -1,000 teachers. Xcw
' 3,000 Ton Steamers Afloat Sail Teasel
Fast (litlnc Way Steam Canadian
Shipping Disappearing; from the Lake.
American Tounaffe iu Wr Tiuira,
ISpeclal C'orrespon Jenee.)
BfrFALO. 3f. Y., Dec 5.
11. shipping season
of 1SW7, now alwut
coming to n, close
on the great lakes,
lias been ni'tst pros
nearly equaled iu
1SN), hieh v, as also
a season of high
freights and heavy
showing is really nnrrecodentd, from the
fact tliat tho larg iucrcaso in tonnage
since that time has made tho actual profits
far greater than ever before. Tho lake
trade is a peculiar one, and neccs-
narily much more fluctuating than rail
tr ocean business. With he jieriod of dull
trado that liegan in 1N51, which was brought
alout by stagnation in tho iron trade, aided
by a light foreign demand for grain, the lake
fleet added very few vessels to its list; but
nlwut tho middle of June last year there
sprang up a sudden and somewhat unex
pected demand for ore carriers; new mines
rapidly developed at Ashland and Two Har
bors at the farther end of Lake Superior,
thus necessitating long trips, and since that
time there has been a steady demand for ore
vessels. This is now more pronounced than
that for wheat, coal or lumber carriers,
though it Li usually expected to drop off
some weeks before tho coal or wheat trade,
especially as the ore usually freezes solid in
tho pockets before tho lakes freezo over.
The lake trade is comparatively in its in
fancy, yet it has assumed of late years some
thing liko giant proportions. As lately as
1ST0 tho tonnago passing through the Sault
canal to and from Lake Superior was insig
nificant, reaching but 500,000 tons in ISO),
while in 1S8C it had grown to moro than nine
times that amount, actually exceeding the
famous Suez canal in tonnage or freight
transmitted. Tho Lake Superior region was
too much of a wilderness for the heavy de
mand for grain in 1MU-T0 to reach it, but
Lako Michigan profited by tho water route
to Buffalo and via the Erie canal to New
York as far as the development of the west
ern wheat and corn regiou.at that time made
it possible. The vessels of those days wero
the canal schooners, as they are now slight
ingly called, from their ability to navigate the
old YVelland canal into Lake Ontario, and it
took a lake full of them to do any amount of
business. The change from thoxt days to tho
present can perhaps be no better shown than
by reference to the fact that wheat frtights
wero twenty-five ccutsa bushel from Chicago
to Buffalo in wax times, and a citizen of Buf
falo remembers seeing just oil the city sixty
three schooners in a single morning. They
carried from 5,000 to T,0u0 bushels each, and
when ona season a schooner arrived with 10,
0U0 bushels of oats, a Buffalo editor filled a
column of his paper trying to show that car
goes of such prodigious size could never bo
Today tho canal schooner of even 20,000 or
30,000 bushel capacity is voted of no account,
and more than one vessel has reached Buffalo
this season with cargoes of 100,000 bushels.
In ISIS, flvo years after Ferry's fleet of sail
boats had "hurled" tho British, with another
fleet of sailboats, off Lake Erie, the fleet of
the great lakes flying tho American flag
numbered fifty craft, yet the combined tou
nago of them all has more than onco been ex
ceeded this year by a single craft built at
Buffalo, Cleveland or in the shipyards of De
troit river or Saginaw bay.
Tho evolution of the lako vessel of today
has been steady and regular. It was st first
a single masted sail craft of lea than 100
tons, capable of navigating creeks and enter
ing every apology of a harbor on the lakes.
It was small enough, too, to be poled or
dragged by oxen up the inlets in the absence
of anything answering moro directly to tho
present steam tug. Tho next step was the
larger square rigged craft, which was not
suiierseded till several years of experiment in
steam had followed the launching ot the
Walk-iu-the-Water at Buffalo, in 1SIL Then
a season of the clumsy side wheel steamer
alongside the sailing craft, then the discovery,
early in tho forties, of the screw propeller
nnd its superior adaptability to narrow and
Then came a new idea; the steamer took
undisputed lead over sail craft, the side
wheeler nearly disappeared and the propeller
took tho schooner or largo in tow, and long
lines of from two to eight vessels were seen
passing up ami down the lakes in tow of a
singlo steamer. This style is now so popular
that a schooner with topmasts is already be
coming a rarity. The schooner's tow line is
wind and nautical lore, sufficient in itself so
long as it holds together. Since towing be
came tho rule several changes have taken
place in steam craft. Tlie "river tug" of
about 100 tons, but carrying no cargo, was
for awhilo the favorite. Tho name was
from tho fact that these tugs were
used mainly to tow schooners through
Detroit and St. Clair rivers. Later
on it became apparent that tho towing vessel
should be largo enough to carry cargo as
well as pull a consort, so for several years
no river tugs have been built. The original
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GREAT LACES AND TRIBUTARY TERBITOUr.
steam barge, carrying bnt about 10,000 bush
els, and when unloaded standing almost en
tirely on her stern, from tho weight of her
machinery, which was placed far aft, is al
ready disappearing, and in its place has como
tho new steam barge of 2,000 tons, that car
ries as much when towing a consort is other
wise. The single masted, double decked pro
peller, with side gangways for packing
freight, is an outgrowth of the old side wheel
passenger craft, which gave way on one sido
to tlie railroads that stole its paawngers and
on tho other to tho propeller that proved
moro manageable. Now within tho past two
years comes tho double decker steamship de
veloped from engrafting an ocean model on
the combined ideas of tho new steam buoys
nnd the one masted propeller. The steamshii
Suvpjehanna of tho Anchor line, built but
year in Buffalo, is tho only completed vessel
of this new clasa, though the Union Dry Dock:
company lias about completed a second, the
Owego, and has a third, the Ctemung, under
way. These vessels have rriat propelling
power, three or four spars, siie gangways as
well us hatches, and are iu f-t liuilt with th
hopo of combining every feature known tob
of advantage to largo craft. They can trada
only between largo ports, but will mako
money on u heat at ono cent a bushel from
Chicago to Buffalo w hen nothing eLe could,
In this connection, wliat might otherwise
properly come further on in this article,
should bo mentioned a new difficulty that,
promises to arise in tho lake trafUc. The
large si 1 craft that lias been built mainly
on the strength of the success of the Onoko f.
of 3,000 tons cajmcity, which camo out in
1SS2, is going to create havoc in lake freights
hen-alter. The appearance of a dozen of
these in a day, as is quite likely to occur
every week or two, will break down the grain
rate in Chicago or Duluth, or the coal rate in
Buffalo or Cleveland, unless thesu commodi-
tipH am tAkpTi hv rontrnet muln oarlir in f Iia
season, as iu the cose of ore. w hich U hardly J wsmOlDMOOdi sno calling earai s isecUIty.
pn&ctlcnMo. I lieu, tmi, me snip MitMing
craze is hound tm-nvitn n over supply sooner
or later. Already thl ir fifty new craft
haveapjiearvd, itli moiv than 1J),UJ) ton
capacity, and Ihrre uro nt least half as many
more under connect, with a still greater av
erage raincity A tlu-nuighlv dull stson
will find Iwnks refusing to take liens on x ea
sels thatoost r-Al,aiid Ui.it statnof things
alone will stop the rush of ship building. The
Canadian lako iiiiirino is every jear Usxim
ingless. Only one or two vessels neru built
this year, and tlrnse for iassengtr or way
trado only. Canaila Is shut out of so many
ports tliat she is entirely handicapped.
Tho American lake fleet numliers aliout
2,000 vessels. Of this number in hich har
bor tugs are included, but no vt-v-els usul for
pleasure rather more llian half carry steam,
and tho projiortion of steam essels is con
stantly increasing, less than half n dozen sail
vessels ha ing Urn built this season. Tho
canal schooners are disappearing, never to
return, anil it is safe to predict tliat in five
years there will liosearetly a sail vessel left
on the lakes that is not to ing, and they will
nearly all ha o been driven into tho lumber
trade. This trado is now the only considera
ble ono that bus shmrn no particular change
of late. Theold fashioned small steam barge,
with her tow of ntiout four barge or schoon
ers that have been adjudged no longer fit for
grain, is ju-t as sho w.i half n dozen jcars
ago. This is largely from the fact that tho
Niagara riier is not navigable for heavy
draught vessels to TonawamLi, the principal
lumberjiort on thelowcr lakes. ThoChicugo
lumber fleet of small "hookers" are still less
valuable and they, too, uro not being re
placed by new craft. What tho future lum
ber carrier is to bo is not yet indicated.
A sad feature of tho trade is gathered from
tho following item, compiled iwrly in November:
MTho montli of October shows an aggre
gate of 2sj accidents ami disasters on all the
lakes, 117 moro than in Septemticr this year,
anil 115 more than iu Oetolier last year. They
occurred as follows: Ijifco Michigan, 07,
Lake Huron, tlie straits, nnd Sault river, SO;
rivers, 18; Lake Siqienor, 1; Georgian bay,
13; Lako St. Clair, ;!".; I-nke Erio and Wet
land canal, 15; I.akc Ontario, 12. Tho causes
were: Heavy weather, 110; loss, J2S1.4O0;
stranded, 5.".; los, 10S.mX); ashore, 0; loss,
$229,100; sprung a leak. 10; loss, 80,000; dis
abled, 21; lov., f'v!u; collision, IS; loss,
tl",9UO; fire, 3; lo., ;i 1,300; loss on cargoes,
1351,100. Total loss for tho month, tl,000,
209, an increao over September of $32o,S09.
Reckoning 40 Hies lot with tho steamer
Vernon, 132 jiersons wero drowned from ves
sels in Oetolier on tho great lakes."
The foundering of the profiler Vernon off
Manitowoc, Wis., in the storm of Oct. 9 is
tho most serious uccidentof the year so far.
Novemlier was less disastrous than was
tho month preceding it, in tho aggregate.
Tbe loss of tho projieller Osceola oft Port
Hope, Lako Huron, ami the burning on Nov.
17 of tho Anchor lino propeller Arizona at
Marquette were among the serious disasters
of tho montlu Tho whole is quite toe
large to warrant any attempt at particular
izing. If there is any new feature of the lake
trade that is interesting outsido of the strict
commercial line, it is the apparent revival
of the passenger trafiie that went out with
the advent of the railways. Already steamers
from Cleveland, Detroit and Chicago are
doing a thriving passenger business during
the warm mouths, and hist year for the first
time tho Buffalo passenger lines felt the
movement. As the increase of wealth adds
annually to the leisurely class these trips tc
tho northwest or to ints of interest on the
way are likely to steadilv increase.
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rverv Mute and Territory, as well ns Imm many foreign lands that they may aiall thcmselvw of the professional services of
the &ta!I of skilled si-iiilisu ill medicine and sunrery that cuinposi- tho Faculty of this widely-celebrated institution.
A FAIR AND BUSINESS-LIKE OFFER TO INVALIDS.
We eunn'Stly invite 1011 to come, see nnd examine fur umirri. our institution?, appliance, advantages and success in eurinc
chronic riUnwii llaio it mind of jour own. l)o not listen to or heed the conns' I of skeptical friends or J-iilnus phj sieiaiis. bii
know nothinir of us, our system or tmitnient. or nicuns of cure, yet who never lc an opisirtunity to mi.reiin-Si-nt and eni-ator
to nn'iudico ssple against ns. Ve art resisinsilile to ! for what we re",si'nt. and if ou come and isit us. and find tiiat
we hut e misrepresented. 111 inw rt(ciilnr. our Institutions. advantaKCs or sueei-w. we Hill promptly refund 10 jou
all rxprnara ot jtinr trip. We court honest, sincere Invrttunulon, hau no aecrets. and are only too glad to sliow ail
Interested and i-anlil iKsipIe wliat we uro donu; for bullcnug' humanity.
NOT ALWAYS NECESSARY TO SEE PATIENTS.
Ilj- our original eystoin of iHatninstt, r can treat ninny chronic
fliw.w4" Juht as succcfisfutly without as with a pcnuna. enm
fultiititni. While wo aro altvujH glad to af our itatU-nt., ami
ttofoiiic aci.iuiintfl with thriii, siiow them our institutmris, and
famiiUrue thcin with our Mstwinf tn-aitimut, 3 it we hae not
prn me jtonwin in live hiinun-U whom we Iuvp cured. The pcr
tfvt tircnnuu with which scirn lists are cn.iMil to (Uxlua the
mot minute particulars in their ecienil dfjmrtmcntff, appi-anj
almost miraculous IT wo iew it in the light of the early ages.
Take, for c vain pie. the cleitnt-magiictic tckyrapli, tlie greateHt
invention of tho age. Is it not a 111.ir.H0u4 degn-e of accuracy
which enables an operator to tjnctlu locate a frartun in a sul
inarine cable nearly three thousand miles long? Our venerable
clerk of the wi-ather" has Iveomo thoroughly familiar with
the mobt waywi.nl Hementi of nature tliat he can accurately
predict their movement. Ho can Fit in Washington ami fori tell
what tin wtuther will l hi Honda, or New York as well as if
Meral hundred miles did nnt lnterene letweeu him and the
places nameil. And bo 111 nil departments c,( modini wUikt.
wiuil v mi-iimi 1? 1111 Kiitmii'vigv 111 ei'rxum
intrif. tTom im-so M'lemiscs uuutvaecuraurcon-
&IBNS flr I elusions regardless of distanc. Si,nLM), iu medi-
jati pvii uia iii-"i3'T iiiaiu iuiiii uiiniaMaaoun;
Mgn. or sniprom. and by re-.Lm of this fact, we
hae Iwu enablt to originate and iertcct a sys
tem of determining, with the irrratcft acciiruev.
tho nature of chronic dUcases, without hceing and Kronaliy
examining our patients. In recognWng dwiww without a
enw)iial examination of the patient, we claim to iosm-ss no
miraculous owcrs. We obtain our knowledge of tlie putitnt'd
dWnse by the practical application, to the practice of nu-di-ciue.
of well-established principles of modern science. .nd it
is to the accuracy with which this system has endowed uh tliat
we owe our almont world-wide reputation of skillfully treating
lingering or chronic affections. This syf-tem of practice, and
ino marveiout success wntiu nas iitn arrnineti
UiltfCI nit 9 through it, demonstrate the fact licit dtf4-u.es
disnlar certain Phenomena, which. Uimr sud-
CtiAfir Jecutl to scicntiQc analysis. furnib abundant
OUuuLvd and unmistakable data, to guide the judgmtnt
a of the skillful itructitiouer aright in detiTtnminir
the nature of dlsciued conditions. Tlie mop.t ample rtf-ourves
for treating Ilngenug or chronic diseases, and the greatest tkiU
are thus placed within the easy reach of eiry imalid, hones er
distant he or she may reside from the physicians making the treat
ment of such affections a specialty. Full particulars of curcnui
nal. scientific s)rctnof examining and treating patients at adi
tancc are contained in Tlc People' Comnioa rv.-e
Tlcdlral AdtlMer.' By ILV. Pierif, 31-1- lw Wfiv and
ocr .11) colored and other illustrations. Sent. iNKf-pald. forfl-VJ.
Or write and docntw your sjmptoms, inclorttng ten vnts in
stamps, and a complete treatise, on your particular dtnw. will
be bent you, with our terms for treatment and alt i-articutars.
COMMON SENSE AS .APPLIED TO MEDICINE.
It is a well-known fact, and one tliat appeals to the Jmlmncnt of every tliinklnir erson, that tlie phtsician wIhj ilevotcs
his wholt) time to the study and Inwstiiration of a certain class of diseases, must U-coine tstter qualified to treat such
diseases than he who attempts to treat picry ill to which th-sh is heir, without irivinir special uttention to anjr class of dieasm.
Men. in all ajrefl of tlie worliL who have U-coine famous, have devoted their hies to some special branch of science, art, or
lly tli'oniusrli organization, and sutllvldlnc the praetice of medicine and sutviTV in this institution, every Invalid is treated
V a sieeiulit one who detotta his uiiditidcd attention to the imrtieular class of dtsca to wtiich the tw U-lomrs. Tho
ndvantatre of this nrmnm inti,t must lv otivioii. Medical selrr.ee offers a vast Held Tor Investigation, and no physician can.
within the brief limits of it life-time, aihievo the highest deirrve of success ia the treatment of crrry nialaily incident to humanity.
OUR FIELD OF SUCCESS.
pamphlets on nervous dbrascs. any one of which will bo tont frr
ten cents in postage stain v,w hen ivjeot for them is accompanietl
with a statement of a cum. for consultation, fro tluit we may know
which one of our Tnu.tii-.-s to eemL
we lue a special Department, thoroughly
organize.!, and deotel cjitustvtty to the licut
ment of Diseases of Worn, n. fc err case con-
tviilrlTiir t ! siMfltilifita trtj't)ir 111. lrf rr in
HfflMFH I P-tso' K'en the mot caret ul and consiiler
WUalLJu ate attention. lnipcrtaut casts and we git feir
mm which have not alreadv battled the skill of al!
the home physicians) has the benefit of a full Council, of skilled
specialtets. Hooms for lahes in the Intahd Hotel are very pri
vate. end ten cents in stami fur our large Complete Treat im?
on Diseases ot Women, illustrated with numerous wood-cuts and
ITIic treat me ut of Dlcac of the
Air PaHftuae and liUiia auch as
Chronic ual Catarrh, Lrjit-
ttl, Hruiit-lillla, Aatlima, and
C'otiuniptioii, txitb tliroiijrh corro
MMiudeiice and ut our institutions, conati-
I tutes an imtxirtaiit Hoex-ialtv.
J We publLh three separate liooks on
Throat and Lunir Diwasi-swliieh irlve mucli taluublo information,
viz: tl) A TrvMtix' on Consumption, Iiryniritis and Bronchitis:
price. iKwt-iMiil. ten cents, til A Treatise on AHhma. or Phthisic,
Kiving new und suecesslul treatment: price, pobt-imid. ten cents.
(3) ATrvatiao on Chruiilo Nasal Catarrh ; price, poet-paid, tn o cents.
... Um tvasa. rnninlutnlJIAK.
MlFIFS nFjM'xatc Con.tlpatlon, throttle Dlur
uldLBdta ur r,t.a, Tac.ormm, und kindred affection
lire ninonir those ctiroulo Miscasts in tue sue
eestul treatment of which our eecialis.ts lutvc
tm.-tineil irrent aileeis. Mauv of the discuses
atlectlnir the liver and other orjrans -ontrihutinic iu their func
tions to tho process of diti-4ioii. arc very nhMinv. mid are not
infn-paently mitaken by tioth laymen und phjsicians for other
maliKlies. and treatment Uemplojed directed to theniuoialof a
dlwaau which dx-s not exit. Our Complete Treatise on Disease
of tho Diirestivo (Irsans will be sent to any address on receipt of
ten cents in ostaire stumjis.
BKIGIiT'S DISC4SE, DIABETES, and
kindred maladies, have been very larirely trented,
and cures effected in thousands of casL-s which bad
been pronounced beyond hope. These disease are
mitlilv diarnostieatod. or ik-tcrminiHl. bv chemical
analysis of the urine, without u personal examina
tion of patients, wliu can. therefore, seticrallr be
urceaotullY treated at their hontca. The study und
pnictWv of chemical unilysw and micnvcopiial cvamination of
the urine in our comldcrailori of caci, with reference to correct
diagnosis, in which our institution lonir asro lieeame famous, has
naturally led ton very extensive practice In diseases of tho urinary
onrans. Pnibably no other Institution In the world has been so
lunrely patroniit-d by suffers from tliis class of imiLidit-s us the old
and world-famed World's DHiieniiry and Invalids' Hotel. Our
cperialist have acquired, tlmmzli u vast and varied c.eriencc,
Kteat exrtness in deternuninx the tract nature of each case,
and. henw. Iiave Ixt'ii suiwssful In nicely adapting their remedies
for the cure of each individual ease.
fTI These delicate diseases should be carefully treated I
IlilllTini I bvn snviaiL-i tnoniunniy laminar witn tnem. anu
UaUIIUrl. I w-, j, eo:iiietent to ascertain the exact c-jndltion
i"- and stiiire of advnneemi-nt which the disease has
made (which can only be aseertainol by a careful chemical nnd
microscopical examination of tho urine), for mslieines which are
curative in one stiure or condition are known to do jhwif ire injury
In others. We Iiave never, therefore, altemptiilto put upunj tiling
for avneral s.iio throiuili druirsrists. recomiiienitmic to cure these
iiwisisi. nirhiiuirh iMKse&sinirerv suienor remedies, knoirfmr full
well from an extensive experience that the only wife and success
ful course is to eareiuny ueiermine too oiseas.' ana us prcarres in
each case by a chemical and microscopical examination of tho
urine, nnd then adapt our medicines to the exact stagu of the dis
ease und condition of our patient.
To this wise course of action we attribute the
man clous success attained by our stwciulists in
ttmt important and extensile leartmeiit of our
institutions devoHsl exclusively to the treatment
of discuses of the kidnejg and bladder. The treat
ment of dwiises of the urinary onrans linvin?
constituted a lcadimr branch of our practice ut the lutaliils' Hotel
and Surgical Institute, and. belnx In constant receipt of numerous
Inquiries tor a compete work on t!io lutureandcunihilityof tta-se
maladl. written 111 a style to tie easily understood, we tunc pub
lished a law Illustrated Tmillse on thesi- diseases, which will bo
scut to any address on receipt of ten cents In ixsuigc stamps.
IMI..11I1HTION OF THE BMIk
DEM, STONE IK Till'. ni.AUDKH,
Gravel, Enlnreed Proaiate Cilaud, Itc
teiltloli of Urine, nnd kindred iinVctions.
mav Ik included uulonir those in the cure of whleh
ntir aiw.i.ilis lumt m-lih-Visl (Ttmnnliiinrv sn.
eess. These arc fully treated of iu our illustrated inunpliict on
Uriiury Diseases, bent by mall for ten cents In stamps.
STRICTURES AND URINARY FIJI.
TIJI..E. Iluudnsls of cases of the worst form
if strictures, many or them irrcatly ainrravatcd
iv the careless use of instruments in the hands
of inexperienced physicians and suorcons, eiiusinjr false passiures.
urin-iry tistul.e, and other complications, annually cmsult us for
relief and cure. That no case of this class is too difficult for the
skill of our specialists is proved by cures rcMirtod in our illus
trated treaties on these maladies, to which we refer with prole. To
Intrust this class of casts to physicians of small exencncu is a ,
damrerous proecvdinir. Many a man has W-eu ruined for life by so
doinir, while thousamls annually lose their li es through unskillful
treatment. Send particulars of yourcaseand ten cents in stain
for a Lirire, illustrated treaties containing- many testimonials.
Enllcntlr OoiiTiiIaloii. or Fita. Pa.
ralvla. or Ialv. Locomotor Auila.
St. VltuV Dance, Iiiaomnia, or inabllitv
to sli-p. anl threatened insanity. Ntrvous
Debility, urisine from overstudv, excesses, and ,
other causes, and even' vanetv of nervous affee-1
tion. are treated by our sccialists for these diiLses with unusual
success, ?eo numerous cisea reported In our different Illustrated
colored plates IPX) pages).
Urinary Diseases, re
I ' by 1
HERNIA (Ilreach). or KIPTI RE, no
matter of how lonir stundinir, or or what sue.
is promptlv and permanently riirrd bv
our specialists, without the knife and
without dependence upon true.
Abundant rrlcreuecs. Send 1111 cents for
PILES FISTCkVS, and other diseases atrcctlnfr the lower
Nwels. are treated with wonderful suiess. The worst casts of
pile tumor are permanently cured In ttltccn to twenty days,
tfend ten cents for Illustrated Treatise.
Orsanic weakness, nervous dchllity, premature
decline of the manly pous- imoluntary vital
ki6iit. fmiaired memory, nuiiial unxicty, alieccce
of wlll-poacr. mtlancholr, weak tck, and kin
dred affections, are speedily, thoroughly and per
To those acquainted with our Institutions. It is hardly necessary
to sav that the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute, with the
branch establishment located at Xo.3 Xew Oxford Mrtt, l.ondon.
England, hair, for many years, enjoyed the distinction id tieins
the most lamely patronized and widely celebrated Institutions in
the world for the treatment and cure of those afftctums which
arise from youthful indiscretions and pernicious, solitary practices.
We. many years ao, established a special Department lor the
treatment of these diseases, under the mannirement of some of
tho most skillful physicians and surKCons on our staff, m order
that all who apply to us might recen o all the advantages of a full
Council of the most experienced sjieclalists.
We offer no apoloiry for devoting so much
attention to this n elected cluss of disiafes.
behcing no condition of humanity is too
wretihed to merit the symimthy und best
servke of the noble proti-ssion to which we
belong. Many who sutlir from these terrible
diseases contract them Innocently. Why any medical man, int nt
on doing good and alleviating suffering, should shun suili tases.
we cannot imagine. Why any one should consider it otherwise
than mo6t honorable to cure the worst cases of these diseusis.
we cannot understand: and yet of all the other nraladus which
afflict mankind tlierc is prolably none about which phisicians
in general practice know so little.
We shall, then-fore, continue, as heretofore, to treat with our
best consideration, sympathy, and skill, all applicants who are suf
fering from any of these delicate diseases.
Pilars IT Hnlar 5! ost of these cases can tw treated by us when
UUdU al ROM. at a distance Just as well as if they were hero
Our Complete and Illustrated Treatise flS pages) on these sub
jects is sent to any address on receipt of ten cents in stamps.
Hundreds of the most difficult operations known
to modem surgery are annually performed In tho
most skillful manner, by our surgeon-spe-cial-ists.
Large Stone are safely removed from tho
Bladder, by crushing, washing and pumping them
nnr thua avoiding the sreat danirer of cuttfnsr.
Our specialists, remove cataract from the e c. thereby curing blind
ness. Tlie'y also straighten cross-eyes and insert artiflcuit ones
when neede'd. Many Ovarian and also Fibroid Tumors of the
Uterus are arrested in growth and cured by electrolysis, coupled
with other means of our invention, whereby the great danger of
cutting operations in tliesc case's Is a oided.
Esi'ciallv has the success of our improved operations for Vari
cocele, Hydrocele. Fistula?. Huptured Cervix Ltcri. und for Itup
tured Perincum. been alike gratifying both to ourselves and our
patients. Not less so have been the results of numerous operations
for Stricture of the Cervical Camel, a condition in the ft-niak- gen
erally resulting in Barrenness, or Sterility, and the cure of which.
by a safe and painless operation, removes this commonest of im
liedinients to the bearing of offspring.
A Comple-te Treatise on anyone of tho above maladies will be
sent on receipt of ten cvnts In stamps.
.Although we have la the preceding para
graphs, meide mention of some of the special
uilineuts to which particular attention is
rlien by the specialists at the Invalids"
Intel nnd Surgical Institute, yet the insti
tution abounds hi skill, facilities, and ap
paratus for the successful treatment of
.ii.r- fnrtn nf ehi-i-tnio mlntenr wh-tliir Tsk-
qufnng for its cure medical or surgical means.
All letters of inquiry, or of consultation, should be addressed to
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