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TRUTH ABOUT RUSSIA. 'I'onll'iiieJ from Second ''us ' younjr to rcincitiTji-r the position your fa ther took lit tint lime,"-but with railinnt smile, he reppouttcil, "Oh, yes, I remember, I remember," ami there wns nu accent na tion of t lie wotfl which t'etiionstrated to me that these nccurrenees hml often been tdllicil of in the itriicr!;il hnusehohl. I stooil on NV.v Yoih ji.iitery (hiring the war, n- I foi-.poM m:::iy of you 1 1 1 , looking off through a tiii;;iiifyltiK -lass ukiii a fleet of Kur.-hui sH-i. "What are they ilninij there:" I c ' ,1, ii::J io everyone asked. " hut lm-i .f hare tint HusKinn warships in tr.ir Net-- York harbor?" Word came !hit mother fleet of Uussinn ships vus in San Wine'l- eohnrlior. "What does tills in.'jin?'' teir I il rs asked, hut, did not ti t lnirm-ti'iite t, -V' r. In these two the Unsshiu fleets Tii- ir f-'veat: months American hml.ors geemed sound rv !.:-cp, of iron spohc tin , v, flllK, whether C i.-C. ' 'i 1, !::al th'.f Uussiriii in tiit air or tfroop- Inn by ti e l!;.v-!:.fr. i;,.,,: tio answer to OUT ill'pti ii; ivell.-Nh. William 11. .Seward, set-ret nry of str.to, asked the Kiissian minister at Vashhit; ton the meaning of those UiKsian ships in 1 American u a! er tiTK.I ' t no satisfactory response. Admiral l'ariant said to a Russiun oflicer nftn dinin;: iu the homo " of the eminent politieina, Thrlnw Weed, that niftker and unuiakfr of president, ' "What are you din hern with those Rus sian vessels of war?" Not until the war wan over was It found out that incuse of foreign intervention till the j;umi and the last Run of these two fleet in New York and San Kraneiseo harbors were to open In full diapason upon any ferrin ship that ehotild dare to interfere with the riht of Americans, north and south, to settle their Own controversy. But for those fleets and their presence in American waters there can bo no doubt that, two of the mightiest nations of Kurope would havo mitiKled in our flht. Hut for those two Heels the American government would have been today only n name in his tory. I declare before (joil and the nation that I. believe Militia saved the United States of America. Lost July I stood be fore a great throng of RusMtum n the era harra:;siiif: position of speaking to an au dience three-fourths of which could not Understand my language any more than I Could understand the iff. Hut there were two names that they thoroughly under stood as well as you uinleratnml them, and the utterance of thou,' t w a names brought forth an acclamation that made the city hall of St. Petersburg u:tl;a from foundn tion stone to towers, and t hoso two unniks were "George Washington" and "AI rn ham Lincoln." Now is it not important that we should feel right toward that mighty, that God Riven friend of more than one hundred yearsf Yea, because it is a nation of more possibilities than any other, except our own, should we cultivate its friendship. There is a vast realm of UtisHia as yet un occupied. If the population of the rest of Europe were poured into Russia It would be only partially occupied. After awhile America will he so well populated that the tides of emigration will go the other way, and by railroads from Russia, at Seining straits where Asia comes within thirty six miles of joining America millions of people will pour down through Russia and Siberia, and on down through all the re gions waiting for the civilization of the next century to come, and culture great harvests and build mighty cit ies. What tliu I'nitcd Slates now are on the western hemisphere. Russia will he on the t eastern hemisphere. Not only because of what Russia has been to our republic, hut because of what she will be, let us e, nse the defamation of ail that, pertains to that great empire, if Russia can afford to be k thefriend of America, America can afford to he tlie friend of Russia. And now I pro ceed to do what I told the emperor and the empress and all I In' imperial family at the palace of I'elcrhof 1 would do if 1 ever got back to America, and that is to answer some of the calumnies which have been announced and reiterated and stereotyped against Russia. HLANDKH8 A NSW I'.UK.I). Calumny the First --The emperor and all the imperial family are in perpetual dread of assassination, "'hey are practically prisoners in the winter palace, and trendies with dynamite have been found dun around the winter palace. They dare not venture forth, except preenhd rod followed and surrounded by a most elahorato military guard. My answer to t his Is that I never saw a face more free from vtor, linrnt than the emperor's f.ve. The n inter palace, around which the t reaches ai e said to have bees charged witlid nauiile, and iu which the lmperiii family are .'.aid to be piisoners, lias never been I he result nee of the impe rial family one moment since t lie present emperor has he.-n on the throne. The winter palace has been changed into a museum and a picture gallery and a place of great levees. He spends his sum mer iu tin' palace at. I terhof, fifteen or twenty miles from St. lVterslnirti; lit- nu ' tunmsal the palace at I rat ehn.'i, and his winters in a palace at St. l'eterslang, but iu ctiite a dillri viit part of the city to that occupied by t he w inter palace, lie rldrs through the hit. is unattended, except by the empress at his side and I he driver on the box. There is not a person iu t hi s. audi ence more free from fear of harm than lie is. l is Hiih.ji i t . nut. only admire him but almost worship hint. There are it ii.!. not had our hi Wilkis linn!!," 1 . in Russia, but. have we . t iuileau and .lohu "i'.ul," says some one, si.-iM i.i'l I he fat in r of t lie "did nut I he l.ii present empei or that Russia has ' Ye.-., but in t he time bad one nss;udnal ion of emperor America h. i.' had I o presidents assassinated. "Put is not the eni'H'roran ji at f" ilv uleieh n man. has he not potter without re-t i id ion" Yes, hut it. nil depend.-upon what u.-e a in." i makes of his potter. Are you en a .rat. in onr fa tnry, or an autoera' in ; in your sty le on what ti e whether to hh the time of I'd. who was the ' peror who 1 ;i. penter I hat I e i and a mechanic ics, anil put o lnlt;ht sympal i in his last m ing. Oh, help that time the t ! most part, la i n ieent ami U.ih. were powerful. To go no t'c the grand fni 1 Nicholas had f. ailminist ration serfs. When i meditated t he reived the foil air t'Me. i i' ail . it nerat ; lai-i'i,"..:- I. all iiep. nds .i.l II, a'. e of .til I pn'A rl', s or to i ; ; 'la - s, ami from r t he I ir. ..I - t hat lin . ian ollil.-r n!' e!i t i J: if. t he i in ane in. o-iaio a aip ear aiul't hc'.p ship cai peuieis, lial he lai .iht ia'li in.s'lian ponr men's k-h'I' t hat Iu ,7.e wit h poor im n. anil tvliu - nid: "My l.or.l. I am dy my unbelief!" I tay from rone of 1, ussia lias, for t he oeeiipie.i ii rulers as lu aef- miiii syiniat iiel ic as lliey it her back than Nicholas, r of the pi,"-.-iil i niperor. r t lie dominant i,!i a of his the cmaiictpat ion of the : was found that he pre I'reeiloni i f t he si i i's he re- v, im; lei I er i.f t ioeat from a deputai inn I la i n im n: i our lu.pe- I rial Majislv ril and m ii-' before them I sanction, the throughout t' are pi t .'ed iy Ilia ie -1 "s c , loyally su ; ' . Hlls-iM , I. ' , serfs who .-.i 1 sistenee in 1 1 w ho cersi oi i ' nil. ai .1 v opera! !. .ii el' . Ulldnalil -lily r and in i ' put the 1 . 1 e i I The i ! v j r last US hj. . : Should ile t'rr We learn I hat 1 he conn- of the ct.ipuv havo 1 r ihdiber.it ion. , u Ii your plan to abolish serfdom :o Russian empire. We willing to abide by jour an in I his mutter ami to . r w ill, but t here are in ... I of kmall owners of .! , . mIi nt for Actual sub . 1. I or of those serfs, and l ', ill be h Ii v bully peu ...i.t my resource by the . .pc.i i. ui. Tiny w ill then i I to iie-pcrato measures, . city of t !u ir di-spair will ..a;r n.aj. sty ill jeopanly." r, plied in words tliat will I iM.uy, "'jentlemiyi, if of tor I'CTWim ti micb j a cause, I am witling to meet my fate." Vhen, utiiler an attack of pneumonia from exposure to severe weather in the service of he- r.' oji'e, that, emperor put down hia Ik ; im if. p'l.'.v.v of dust, Rus sia lost as t v ; a i I'ictrch as was ever crow lied. Then came Aii :can.ler the Second, father of tiiu prt'.'-ctit emperor. Amid the Diighiicst opjXmitioii mal Innumerable pre! efts, he, with one ttroke of his pen, emancipated thirty million serfs, practi cally snj ing: 'do free. I;.- your own mas ters, and this ii for you aial your children forever." On the day lie v. lis basely assassinated (and I w ill p len'lu Jcally say that I saw his en map e ; p.ii.'rs, as looked when hestepn. il f;. pi it, nut to sa.e himself, but to lo(k ; fu r M.ii:! pisr people of the street who had been lau t, and 1 saw the bed on which i o died, the mi..ttre:.s yet crimson with his life's blood) on the day he was assassii.tcd he had on his table, fouud afterward, a free coiftitution that pro posed to give the right of suffrage to the people of Ru.'.Kia. If it had not 1-ecn for the as.- i.-t in at h n he would )me sihiii signed that, i on .i'.ution, but that horrible violence .put things back, us violence al ways does. What a marvelous charactr of kind- liers wss Alexander Hie Second, the father of the present emperor, so that the pros cut emperor, Alexander the Third, in herits his benignity. Alexander the Second, hearing that a nobleman had formed a conspiracy against his life, had biin arrested. Then the eyes of the crimi nal were bandaged, and he was put iu a carriage, and for some time traveled on, only stopping for food. After awhile the bandage was removed, and supposing that he must by that time have been almost in Siberia he found that he was at the door of his own home. But this punishment was suSicient. The fame emperor, having heard that a poet had written a poem defamatory of his empress, ordered the poet into his pres ence. Expecting great severity, the poet entered the palace and found the emperor and empress and dukes and duchesses gath ered together. "Good morning," said the emperor to the offender, "I hear you have written a most beautiful poem, and I have sent for you that yoa may read it to us and we may have the pleasure of hearing it." The man cried out, "Send me to Siberia or do anything with me, hut do not make me read this poem in your presence," He was compelled to read the defamatory poem, nnd then the empress, against whom it was aimed, said: "I do not think ho will write any more verses about us again. Let him go." A nd so he was freed. ' And now comes in Alexander the Third, doing the best things possible for the na tion which he loves and which as ardently loves him. But what an undertaking to rule one. hundred and twelve million peo ple, made up of one hundred tribes and races and speaking forty different lan guages! Iiul, notwithstanding all this, things there move on rnarvelously well, and 1 do not believe that out of five hun dred thousand Russians you would find more than one person who dislikes the em peror, and so that calumny of dread of assassination drops so fiat it can fall no flatter. ESPIONAGE AND RKLIGION. C'alumy the SecondIf you go to Russia you are under severest er.pionage, stopped here and questioned then:, and in danger of arrest. Hut my opinion is that if a man is disturbed iu Russia it is because he ought to be disturbed, Russia is the only country in Europe in which my baggage was not examined. I carried in my hand, tied tnget her with a cord so that their t itles could be seen, a pile of eight or ten books, all of them from lid to lid cursing Russia, but 1 had no trouble in taking with me the books. There is ten times more difficulty iu getting jour luggage through the Amer ican custom house than through the Rus sian. I speak not of myself, for friends intercede for me on American wharves, and I am not det ained. 1 was several days in Russia before 1 was asked if I liud any passport at all. Depend upon it, if limesfter a man be lieves he is uncomfortably watched by the police of St. Petersburg or Moscow, it is because there is something suspicious about him, nnd yon yourself had better, when he is around, look after your silver spoons. I promise you, an honest man or nn hotifst woman, that when you go there, as many of you will for European travel isdestind to change its course from south ern Europe to those northern regions you will liavg no more molestation or super visa! than in Brooklyn or in New York or the quietest Long Island village. Calumny the Third Russia and its ruler are so opposed to any ot her religion except the Greek religion that they will not allow nny other religion; that nothing but perse cntion and imprisonment nnd outrage in tolerable await the disciples of any oilier religion. Rut what are the facts? I had a long ride in St. I'etersbHrg and its sub urbs with the prefect, a brilliant, efficient nnd lovely man, who is the highest official in the city of St. Petersburg, and whoso chief business Is to attend t he emperor. I said to him, "I suppose your religion is that of the (ireek church f" "No," said he; "I am a Lutheran." "What is your reli gion?" I said to one of the highest and most influent ial nfllclals at St. Petersburg, lie said, "I n m of the Church of England." Myself, an American, of still anot her de nomination of Christians, and never hav ing been Inside a (ireek church in my life until 1 went to Russia, could not have re ceived more consideration had I been bap tized In the (Ireek church and all my life worshiped at her all a:'. I had It demon stralwd to me very plainly that a man's re ligion In l!us.i;i.hiatiii.tliinUdn with his nrnrrrrncnt fur "it Iter otTlce or socinl op tion. Tlie only questions tauten into con sideration are honesty, fidelity, morality and adaptation. I had not. been hi St. Petersburg nu hour before I received nn invitation to preach the (iospel of Christ as I believed it. Besides nil this, have you forgotten that the Crimean war, which shook the earth, grew out of Russia's in terference in behalf of the pnrsecuted Christ ians of all nations in Turkey? "Rut," says some one, "have there not been pcrsecut ions of other religions in Rus sia?" No doubt, just ns in ot I'er times iu New England wo burned v. itches, ami as we killed Quakers, and as the Jews in America have been outrageously treated ever since 1 can remember, and the Chi iiesc in our land have been pelted, nnd their stores torn down, and their way from the steamer wharf to their destined quar ters tracked with their own blond. The devil of persecution is In every hind and in all ages. Some of us in the different de nominations of Christians in America have fi ll the thrust of persecution lee!ise wo thought ililVeivht ly or did t hiiius dilferent ly from those who would, if they had the power, put us in a furnace eight times healed, one more degree of caloric than Nebiiehadiie.ar's. Persecutions in all lands, but 1 he emperor of Russia sane! ions none of t In in. I had a most satisfactory talk wit h the emperor about the religions of the world, and he thiuUa an I feels a.s you and I do, that religion is something between u man and his tie, I. and no one has a right to in terfere with it. Yon may go right up to St. Petersburg end Moscow with your Episcopal liturgy, or your Prishyteriau catechism, or your Congregationalist's lib eralism, or your luimersloiilst's Baptistry, or any other religion, ami if you mind your own r.ilairs and let others mind tluirs you w ill not lie limli sted. OTIlKIi ( Al.V MNlKS HI I'l'TKt). Calumny the Fourth Russia is so very grapiiin of trmtory, and she seems to wart tlie world. But what are tlie facts? Dm im the last century and a quarter the United States have taken possession of everything bcl cen the thirteen rol -nies and the Pacific eeeitii, nnd England, dur itttf the some U.'l1"l P' time, has tarn IUU-U IKaV 4 V r i's " Veim Grocer CLAIRETTE SOAP, MAKES WASHING VERY EASY vsrmwj) iAxs ofeY N.Hf A1RBANK & CO.- miles, and by the extent of Her Hon -.in has added two hundred and fifty million population, while llussia lias added cur ing that time ouly one-half the number of square miles and about eighteen million of population England's advanae of domain by two hundred aud fifty million aptainst Russia's advance of domain by eighteen million. What a paltry Kussiau advance of domain by eighteen million as compared with the English advance of domain by two hundred and fifty million! The United States and Kugland Lad better keep still about extravagant aud extortionate en largement of domain. Calumny the Fifth Siberia is a den of horrors, and today people are driven like dumb cattle; no trial is afforded to the snspected ones; they are put into quick silver mines, where they are whipped and starved, and some day find themselves go inn aronnd without any head. Some of them do not get so far as Siberia. Women, after being tied to stakes in tlie st reet s, are disrobed and whipped to death in the pres ence of howling mobs. Offenders hear their own flesh siss under the hot irons. But what are the facts? There are no kinder people on earth than the Russians, and to most of them cruelty is an impossi bility. I hold in my hand a card. You see on it that red circle. That is the gov ernment's seal on a card giving me per mission to visit all the prisons of St. Pe tersburg, as I had expressed a wish in that direction. As the messenger banded this card to me he told me that a carriage was at the door for my disposal in visiting the prisons. It so happened, however, that I was crowded with engagements and I could not make the visitation. l!ut do you sup pose such cheerful permission aud a car riage to boot would have been afforded nie If the prisons ot Russia are such hells on earth as they have been described to bef I asked an eminent and distinguished American, "Have you visited tlie prisons of St. Petersburg, and how do they differ from American prisons?" 11a replied, have visited them, and they are as well ventilated and as well conditioned in every respect as the majority of the prisons in America." Are women whipped in the street? No; that statement comes from t he manufactory of fabrication, a manufactory that runs day and night, so that the sup ply may meet the demand. Bint-iiiA. But how about Siberia? My answer is, Siberia is the prison of Russia, a prisou more than twice the size of the United States. John Howard, who did more for the improvement of prisoners and tlie ref ormation of criminals than any man that ever lived, bis name a synonym for mercy throughout Christendom, declared by voice and pen that the system of transpor tation of criminals from it ussia to Siberia was an admirable plan, advocating open air punishment rather than endutigi on roent, and also hecausu it, was taking all offenders hundreds of miles away from their evil companion.-. .lohu Ifownd, after witnessing t hw ph'.n of deportation of criminals from l'us'-ia to Siberia, com mended it. to Kiu;l .iisd. if a tnaii commits mitolvr in Russia he Is not electrocuted as we elec trocute him, or choked to dent Ii by u hall er us we choke him to dc-nth. ltussia is I hn only country n earth from which t he rl; a! h penalty has eecn driven, except in en-M-of lii'.'h t reason. 1.1 ii rile '.'ers and despera; e Mains are sent a am iMhH-jmw,.. of Mie., mfcwiuHa to iitT nrdnmued to rot kln.t ff Dnnlsbinent In Kussla lint U ha has a lair trial. So far as their beinr hustled off in tho night nnil not knowing why they nre exiled or punished is eoneerned, all the criminals in Russia have an open trial he fore a jury just as we have in America, ex cept in revolutionary or riotous times, and you know in America al such times the writ of haheas corpus is suspended. There are in liussia f,'raiid juries and petit juries, and the right to challenge t ha jurors, and tho prisoner confronts his ac cuser, and, iiiiirl; this, ns iu no ot her coun try, after a prisoner lias been condemned by juries and judges he may appeal to the minister of the interior, and after that to the senate, nnd after that to the emperor, who is constantly pardoning. As I said, the violent and murderous are sent to the hardest part of Siberia, but the more mod erate criminals to more propitious parts of Siberia, and those who have ouly a little criminality to puns of Siberia positively genial for climate, for you ought to know, if you do not knew, that Siberia is so lari;e and wide and lonK that it reaches from frigidity to torridity, from almost arctic blast to climate as mild as that of Italy. Run your tinner Hlonj the map of the world, and you w ill iiml that the lowest part of Siberia is oil t he forty-filth decree of latit ude, nnd the richest part of Italy is on the same forty-fifth degree of latitude, so that Siberia reaches from the furs irt Mm north to the palm leaf fans at t he soul h. It has been demonstrated that ninety per cent, of the Hussian criminals colo nized into Siberia go into a climate milder than Xew York a land songful with birds and embroidered with flora enough mani fold to confound the Isit'inists. Much of the soil is a rijh loam, and harvests wait for a plow to liberate.t hem. When a criminal is sent to Siberia, in the Tast majority of cases it. gives him an op portunity to make a new start under the best possible cirruinstanees. The criminal is allowed to take his or her family along, and that is a mercy no ot her count ry grants. In the quicksilver mines of Siberia-the hardest place of expat ; i:it ion only one fourth of the miners m e criminals. The other three-fourths go t here because t liey choose it ns a place to earn their living. After Ileitis in Siberia awhile the con demned go to c'iri'.iii:: a livelihood, nnd they come to own their own farms mid orchards and vineyards, many of these people coining to wenit h, and t lioiisan is of them under no induct n.ent would le .ve t hose parts of Siberia which are paradises for saluhrity ami luxuriance. Now v. I.ieh do you think is the iiest style of a p: i n Siberia or many of our A im riemi pi i ..:isf When a man commits a his crime in mir country, the jml looks into the ft '. 'hi ened face of i..e cilpiir, and .. Vou have Is fii fouuil ;-m il' y; I t;te:jee J 'l to the penitent i.i.-y to prison. He walls. Ni Mi', bathroom. II ! yearn he dies i f ervatcil that f r .( I 11 . .u s." I !. .es be ween I eir IY,-' air. N'j . rve 1 hi" Ml 'ti or i- f-o en- jjs nr.' h vita lulu. he eoiisil the re wMi foIJf,l hrfnirs a wV.eer.ina IntrtiW 1 Werejgst for anrlWricrht ' H'l" i foe crying LoJlS. "in preference to the shift In lite of tlie average American prisoner, give mo Si beria. Resides that, when offenders come out of prisou in America, what chance i have they? Ask the poorly supported so cieties formed to get these people pieces for work. Ask me, to whom the newly liberated come from all the prisons im ploring what they shall do. No one will commend them. The pallor of incarc ra tion is on their cheek. Who wants to em. ploy in factory or store a man or woman who, in answer to the question, "Where did you live last?" should make for reply, "State's prisou at Aubnrn or Moyamen sing?" Now in Siberia they have a better chance. They are never spoken of as crim inals, but as unfortunates, and they are al lowed every opportunity of retrieving their lost reputation and lost fortunes. I talked with the president ot the Na tional Society of Russia for the Education and Moralization of the Children of Sibe rian Convicts. The president of that soci ety, nppointed by the emperor, is a lady of great accomplishments and much sym pathy, which illumines her face and makes tearful her eyes aud tremulous her voice. Tho evening I passed at her house in St. Petersburg was one of tho memorable events of my lifetime. I will not attempt to pronounce the name of that noble wom an appointed by the ereperor as the presi dent of the National Society cf Russia for tho Education and Moraliaation of the Chil dren of Convicts. Please to name any such national Bociety in our country, supported by government, for taking care of the chil dren of convicts. Till'. CZAK'S CLEMENCY. The merciful character of the present em peror was well illustrated in the following occurrence: The riinn who supervised the assassination of the father of the present emperor, standing in the snow that awful day when the dynamite shattered to pieces the legs of Alexander tho Second I say the man who supervised all this fled from St. Petersburg and quit Russia. Bui after awhil tl) tnuH xwpt'.uUui of iis criruei .tod wrote to tho emueror asking for fonrlve iiess for the luiinicr oi' Ins rattier, nnd promising to be a good citizen, and ashing if lie mixht come back to Russia. The em peror pardoned the murderer ot hia fat her, mid the forgiven assassiu is now living in Russia unless recently deceased. When I talked to the empress concerning the sympathy felt in America for the suf ferings of the, drought struck regions of Russia, she evinced an absorbing interest and n. compas'sion und nn emotion of man ia r and speech such as we men can hardly icalize, because it seems that God has re served for woman as her great adornment t he coronet , the tear jeweled coronet of ten derness and commiseration. If you say that it was a man, a divine man that came to save the world, I say yes; but it was a woman that gave the man. Witness nil the Madonnas Italian, (ierman, English and ; l'lissian that bloom in the picture gal- leries of Christendom. Sou of Mary, have j mercy on us! I Hut bow about tho knout, the cruol I Uussian knout, that comes down on the i . hare bar!? of agonized criminals? Why, l liussia abolished the knout before it was abolished from our American navy. But ! how about the political prisoners hustled off to Siberia? According to the testimony ! of t he, most celebrated literary enemy of lii'.ssm, only four hundred and forty-three i political prisoners were sent to Siberia in I ,,.,.. ...... r .......u r,titi..l ,iu. ers did we put in prison pens during our four years of civil war? Well, I will guess at least.iiiio hundred thousand. America's ttie hundred thousand political prisoners versus Russia's four hundred and fo-ty-three political prisoners. Nearly all these lour hundred and forty-three of twenty years were noblemen or people desperat.ely opposed to the emancipation of the serfs. And none of the political prisoners is sent to t he famous Kara mines. For the most part you are dependent for information upon the testimony of pris oners who nr sent to Siberia. They all say they were innocent. Prisoners alwuys are innocent. Ask all the prisoners of America today, "Guilty or not guilty?" and nineteen out of twenty will plead "Not guilty." Ask them how they like their prison, and how they like sheriffs, and how they like the government of the United States, and you will find these pris oners admire the authority that arrested them nnd punished them just about as much as the political prisoners of Russia like Siberia. STOP DKFAMATION. Rut you ask how will this Russophobia, with which so many have been bitten and poisoned, be cured? liy the God of Justice blessing such books nnd pamphlets us are now coming out from Professor de Arnaud, of Washington; Mr. Horace Cutter, of San Francisco; Air. Morfill, of England, and by the opening of our American gates to the writings of some twenty-four of the Kus sian authors and aut horesses, in some re spects as brilliant as the three or four Russian authors already known the trans lation of those twenty-four authors, which I am authorized from Russia to offer fre of charge to any responsible American pub lishing house that will do them justice. Let these Russians tell their own story, for they are the oniy tmes fully competent to do the work, as none but Americans can fully tell tlie story of America, and as none but Germans tan fully tell the story of Germany, and none but Englishmen cau fully tell the story of England, and none but Frenchmen can fully tell the story of France. Meanwhile let the international defamation come to an end. Cease to speak evil of dignities merely because they are dignities, and of presidents merely because they are presidents, and of emin rors merely because they are emperors. And may the blessing of God the Father, and God the Sou uud God the Holy Ghost lie upon all the members of the imperial household of Russia, from the illustrious head of that familv tlown to the tirineess. seven years of age, who came skipping into , ' . , .. my presence in i lie pann e oi i cieriitu last ia-t j Biinniier! Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will fo meul Match Made of ComprpBeri I'ent. In ftiji.-etj'.tettco of the growing t'ifC culty tif pin uiiiig wood suitable for th iiianufiu tui v of marches, German fac tories !tre now tnakiiU them of cooi pressed pi-ii.t, which is said to be an - I ! We will tell you ': us r ow during Mir elos nu out sale s iul other houses ifs the prhes ? prtrtits other nu rch ril ts? ibovo thiir cost is exact--, jly what we aw e you. Our reason for st- ying here until January lht is simply to turn our goods into cash, not for the profits. Wo are as well satisfied as others would he at a profit. Of the great crowds that hard been in our store since we decided to fell out at cost 'not-C3o customer can say that in one instance have we asked anything like the prices you are in the habit of paying. We mention a few prices below, but these are only a very few of the many bargains you will find : . Clark's 0. N. T. Thread, 3c. a spool. Best sewing silk, 5c. a spool. Pins, lc. a paper. Safety pins, 2c. a paper. Ladies' and gents' hand kerchiefs, 3c. Ladies' black and fancy hose, 5c. a pair. Extra heavy socks, 5c. a pair. Good working shirts, r"v 1 f- I 1 15c, tL.jv. jinu sau. ai Jieuo. All wool red undershirts, Would it not be you can snve on anv attentive salesmen wiu taKe pieasute in ssiowing you whether you wish to buy or merely acquaint yourself what the merchant pays for goods in Now York City. LOOK OUT FOR Nervous Prostration, RleepleBBnesB,Sick and Nervoua Headache, Backache, Dizziness, Morbid Fears, Ilot Hysteria, Fits, St. Vitus Dance, Opium Habit, Drunkenness, etc., are cured by. Dr. Miles' Restorative Nervine. It Soes not contain anT opiate. Trial bot tle and fine books FREE at drugflata. Dr. Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, Indla&a. TIHAL. BOTTLE FREE. OVv fcN k MIX'!.!. DOST III qi'mrrf. BIST ii EiLrr. WHITE'S VERMIFUQ FOR 20 YEARS Has led all Worm Remedies. EVERY BOTTLE GUARANTEED. BOT.O KVKRYWIIKRE. Pr..r.Jhy FltilinilstlN-T.lTl 111 Din. CO., BT.MtFIS WEAK MEN, YOSlfi5,fE2ur TtADf Mfttt TM ureal bUKiisu iwrawy, Gray's Specific Meaicme HfHKTMMt, WIN IU IF YOU SUFFER 17 of hodyand mind, Hpermatorrlue, and Impo tent)', and all diseases tiat arise from over IndulKenee and wlf-ntmxe. an IxtssofMeio rv ' P"e(. Dliiinesmif Vision, 1-reiiintiire tili Aite.antl many other disease that lend . , inM.,,,ty or fx.tiMumptlon and an early grr.ve, write lor onr rnp im lllet. INK CO, Buffalo, N. V drniri Tlie Hpeelfle Medicine Is sold by nil drnirelsis at If.MO per pne!ti:e, or nil pclijf for tK an, or sent bv mat! on receipt oi neiey, U.&VJ WE GUARANTEE or money refunded On neroii nt of counterfeit, have ndopusl tlie Yellow Wraj tr, the only genu ine. Hold In Clarkovttlf Teon and guarantM Iwned by TtTPITOril WW r. for to an, or sent bv mat! on receipt oi netey, 'SIM GO EMI G frankly the diftbrenr-e when we sell an article 35c. Canton flannel and drill- ing drawers, 20c. a pair. Childs' suits, 4 to 13 years, 75c. Knee pants, 19c. a pair. Extra heavy pants, 39o. Good brown domestic, a yard. Lonsdale bleached, 8c. a yard. Past colors dress einjrhnm. 61-2c. Fine Dongola shoe, button, $i.07: to your interest to arucio you tninit oi NEW YORK COST JACOB BAYEE, SOME SPECIALS Coulter 314 and 31t Oommoroo Sift MANUF .CTURERS OF Sash,Doors Blmds.Flooring A large stook Cyi rests .Shingles oa hJurJidL Contractors : and : Buildorc. Plans and Specification w-osxi:i FOR SAL'S Privately, my farm, lying oft the Ho; U m vlllennd Nasliville joeo, one and oi -luilf miles from Port Koyal, Montgomery e only, Tennessee, containing M acre, about 175 In a high state of cultivation, th remr lotler well timbered aud well improve.', Pine Dwelling, 4 Good Tenant IIoueos, 4 Good Cabins, Fino Stable, Granary and ' Tobacco Bare ?, Ilex den ninny other convenience t . th vtav of bullitlngn. U'od orchHrd, exc lleul water, both oprlug mid cistern, good winds fi.i Mock wstor and well stocke t Witt flsli. Trrms eiixv. M'ply to me on promt to K. I). Moselry or W. W. burden, vllle, Tenu. S or ran- J. W. aiil.E 3, DR. C. G. WILSON, HOMiEOPATHIST ( PnivrtUt 0 Michigan.) Mrdltf. and Surgical Tratnut of V om n od Children and Ortflofal Hurirrrf TIHrHOSI HO. . H0I?IV? "I to 9m, tnn i to I mfTd M fjf ?TTW ? if IU JLL JlUL o between trading with at our Men's solid leather rtuns, $1.08 a pair, 36-inch all wool flllinfiEa- giisn casnmere, 21c. a jrwra. All wool black HenrUtUu 38 inches wide, 51c. a jxi.. A full line of silk war Henriettas less than ooflv 3c. Ladies' white Herino un dershirts, 29c. All linen toweli, 100. Lace curtains, 65c ptir and upwards. Yard wide heavy brwm domestic, 4 3-4c. a yard. Ladies solid leather inn? and outer sole shoe for come in and see what huymtf. route ana goods with Prop. IN A FEW DAYS furnished and Estimates mad 4 MOLICITEDm CDRI9 HEADAfWl. tlRit IIEslDACRl. CUM Minn little Clarkaun, f urine, Mleli., writ: ''1 i.f-n troiHilad vllk MrflVk liewlarli for abnol lw rf and could not t DftblBg It help mn, bat tlt rrttm vised m to tk yoor Br mooa lutiin, wnieu j ai. srtr tHkllig two l.Rve not hd in Muee." h4wt Kor nale by Ttidhope Prog Oo. I'-pwart if frftuds.fie nn jtm pet. the j?onulne Dr. Thorn"' 1wifc Oil It eures colds, croup, MlirrA, de.fncws ard rtjrmhm. Wi?l Tu lhopo Drug Ct. Kvnnvlllend Terr Haute railroad, Pblc go and Kiettern Illinois railroad. Til pr. furred rout between the SOUTH and lie NORTH (Nashville and Chicago Limit.) A elid Vestlbnled UkId enmpoMd f rnt iriHii lmy Coaebes, I'nrlor. Rleaplog Bd I1'" lug Cars. Leave NHbvill dlly t 1-M m m., arriving in Chicago tl nett mnratBf O Hi:'., where liamedlat connection I (ihll ot the North & Northwest Kor further I ufomiatlon retail T to ebt- nli-a, rate etc, writ Ui W. 23. Hallsted, CommeirlBl Agt.,K?iTUl, Jm. ,r P.M. CA U TBELL, O. P. A.f VH- Kvau'vll!,lnA ' mm EYANSYILLE ROUTE.