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O, Hy that dreary book Away,
And list to me O, list to me!
While wanes the purple o( the day,
A story I will teU to thee.
Lav not the book away in rath.
With longing look or feigned eight;
Ton know you'd rather read the truth
Within the iris of my eyea.
The swift air murmured silver dear,
A moment since, M She oonifcs to thee ;
Tour pulses told you 1 was near,
So (ion t pretend yon do not see.
My brief, brief story never rare,
la only sweet as it is true ;
O, dont pretend you do not care,
When all the while you know yon do.
For from the winy warmth of spring
A fancy flashed in ruby gleams
You'd teach my heart a deeper thing
Than it had ever dreamed in dreams."
Well, I have learned your lesson now.
Have learned it all O, look and see !
The brief sweet lesson in your vow
You said your heart would teach to me
Man, eager in his quest for power,
For fame, to live for evermore,
WtU always use a vagrant hour
To teach a woman love's dear lore ;
For, after all, the praise afar,
Acclaim that pierces aisle or dome,
Is never dear as voices are
That tell him he ia loved at home.
Tin hardly worth your while to-day
To look so very, very wise ;
You'll lay that dull old book away
To read the story in my eyes,
To list the story on my tongue.
The one you wish to bear from ma,
The story sweet if said or sung
"I love but thee, 1 love but thee,"
" Have yon any references ?"
" No, niattom, I am a stronger in the
city. But if yon would only try me !"
"there was an appealing look in the
soft gray eyes, and a qrriver of the nether
lip that went straight to Mrs. May
field's heart. She looked again at the
She was dressed plainly, yet neatly in
black ; but the look of settled sorrow that
appeared in the curve of her mouth, and
in ner sad eyes, might or might not be
wnolly occasioned py me loss ol inenas.
Altogether there was an air of re
finement about her that marked- her
as a lady, and one not used to brave the
world alone.
Mrs. Mayfield was at bottom a kind-
hearted woman ; and after some hesita
tion, and with misgivings that were natu
ral to one governed rather by custom and
the opinions of others than her own
judgment, she finally consented to re
ceive the new governess on trial, and
Miss Compton entered immediately upon
her duties. Mrs. Mayfield was pleased
to find that the children took to her
kindly ;. and when she saw with what
cheerfulness the governess entered into
all of their childish pursuits, and her
tact in everything, she felt a sense of
quiet satisfaction in her choice.
" I believe that we shall like her ever
go much, Tom," she said to her cousin,
Mr. Harkworth. " She seems to take
such an interest in the children, and she
is really an accomplished musician.
got her to play for me this morning
while 1 was feeling somewhat unwell.
" I am getting quite impatient to see
your paragon," replied Tom. "Do
trot her out, lib, as soon as conven
ient" Mr. " Harkworth was lounging in an
easy chair, with an air of perfect com
fort, listlessly glancing over the paper.
The words were scarcely out of his
mouth when the door opened, and Miss
Compton appeared on the threehiiold.
There was a momentary hesitation, a
slight opening of the eyes, and just a
suspicion of heightened color in the
cheeks, and then the governess advanced
with quiet self-possession.
With Tom the effect was electric. All
appearance of ennui disappeared in an
instant, and upon presentation by his
cousin he bowed with all the deference
- he would have shown to the finest lady
in the land.
This was the beginning of Miss Comp
ton's life in her new position. She
proved herself eminently qualified as an
instructress, and her lady-like bearing
and modest retirement won lor her the
esteem and confidence of her employer.
' Delicacy of feeling prevented Mrs,
Mayfield from trying to penetrate the
"serve with which ahe spoke of her early
nfe, and all that was known of her was
that her father hod died leaving her un
- provided for, and that she had chosen to
rely upon her own efforts rather than be
dependent upon relatives.
As for Tom, he was a marked man
from the first; only ho was shrewd
enough to conceal his feelings from his
consin, whose devotion to Mrs. Grundy
might interfere with his purposes. If
he seemed to take an unusual interest in
the children, it was all in such an off
hand manner as to attract no attention.
At the same time his treatment of Miss
Compton, while it was lacking in no de
gree in respect, was so familiar and free
from anything like restraint, as to awak
en in Mrs. Mayfield's mind not the
slightest suspicion of his true feelings.
One day Mrs. Mayfield went out, ac
companied by her children, but leaving
Miss Compton in her boudoir in charge
of the baby. Upon her return she found
her governess in a state of nervous agita
tion. She left the room somewhat hur
riedly, evidently to cover her discom
posure. As Mrs. Mayfield stepped to
nor dressing-table, shej discovered her
portmonnaie lying open and several bills
beside it.
" How careless I am !" she said, hasti
ly replacing the money in the pocket
book, and putting it into her pocket.
And then: "I wonder what was the
matter with Miss Compton ;.she seemed
disturbed. There must be some trouble
in her life, poor soul 1"
Presently the door bell rang. It was a
milliner's girl with a new bonnet for
Mrs. Mayfield. The lady was pleased
with it, and took out her portmonnaie to
pay for it. She had the money all
counted out and rolled up. Upon
counting it again before handing it to
the girl, she was surprised to find it five
dollars short. There was no other mon
ey in her purse except some small
change. Sho ran up stairs and looked
on her dressing table, where the money
had lain. It was not there, and further
search proved fruitless.
The lady colled to her governess had
she seen any money lying about ? Miss
Compton had not Sho joined m the
renewed search, and seemed disturbed
that the missing bill was not found.
" Never mind, it may come to light,"
said Mrs. Mayfield ; but, as such things
always do, it left a feeling of dissatisfac
tion on her mind.
later in the day a visitor called. Af
ter exhausting all other items of gossip,
she said :
" And your governess. It ia sod, isn't
it, that she should be anoyed by such a
fellow ?"
Mrs. Mayfield looked puzzled.
"Ah, Miss Compton ?"
"Yes. Ho has just broke jail. Didn't
you notice it in last evening's paper?
It is terrible to have such relatives."
Mrs. May field was more mystified than
" Her relative ? I don't know tliat I
understand you. Miss Compton has
been somewhat reserved in speaking of
her people and her life before coming
"Is it possible that you don't know ?"
The visitor's eyes dilated with aston
ishment, and Mrs. Mayfield colored
slightly at her ignorance of the antece
dents of her governess.
" Miss Compton cume to mo a stranger
in the place, and without references "
"And yon took her in without know
ing" Tho enormity of the thing seemed to
overcome the visitor, and she broke off
without giving the enlightenment that
would hove relieved her auditor's out
growing curiosity.
"She appeared like a lady, and seemed
in distress," began Miss Compton's
employer, by way of extenuation.
" Why, bless your dear heart I" cried
her gnost, 'f if we took in every one who
looked like a lady or gentleman, we ejjgnjd
all lje murdered in our beds !"
"I am sure there can be nothing ter
rible connected with Miss Compton,"
said Mrs. Mayfield, with apprehension
awakened by the words and manner ol
the other.
Havo yon yesterday a paper r asked
the visitor. She had an eye to dramatic
effect, and knew that every moment of
suspense was fitting her auditor for tho
hnal denouement
Mrs. Mayfield remembered that the
paper was in her boudoir, and sent for
it Whem it was brought the visitor
pointed to a paragraph among the " dis
patches for the Associated rress, ana
said impressively:
" Head that I
With some trepidation Mrs. Mayfield
The noted defaulter, John Compton, whose
annrehension recently cost oar dotectives so
much time and ingenuity, has managed to elude
the vigilance of his keepers and is again at
large." .. . .
When the lady raised her eyes from
tue paper the oilier said:
" That is ner brother l
"Impossible !" cried Mrs. Mayfield :
nevertheless 'she was fully satisfied of the
truth of the statement
"I always supposed you were in
formed in the matter when you took her."
"What ! place my children knowingly
in the charge of a person of such disrep-
uatble connections i
" O. of course, she may bo none the
worse on that account ; only fancy his
coming to her for money, or to be secret
ed until the heat of the search for him
was over. I have road of such things.
And the lady snudderca at uie Dare
Like a flash. Mrs. Mayfield s mind re
verted to the missing five dollar bill and
Miss Compton's agitation. With the
readiness of many another of her turn
of mind, she " put this and that togeth
er, "and jumped at & very rational con-'
elusion that she was harboring a monster.
It was all clear to her. The culprit had
fled from the metropolis and come imme
diately to his aid. She, to eke out ner
little store, hod been tempted to appro
priate some of her employer's money.
When Tom came he was met by a very
solemn face. - ' '
"Halloo, Lib 1 What's up? Has the
baby got the measles, or have you got
rain ou your new bonnet, or
" Don't trifle, Tom," said his cousin.
" The case is a serious one."
"Well, out with it There's nothing
half so terrible as suspense.
Tom was ased to his cousin, and ex
pected nothing more than a very moder
ate sized mountain.
"Tom I have every reason to believe
that we have been harboring a most un
grateful woman. I am forced to suspect
Miss Compton of dishonesty.
The idea struck Tom as so absurd that
he went off in a roar of laughter.
" O, lib 1" he cried when he could
fetch breath, "letup! That's the big
gest bugaboo yet Has sho made off
with the plate
Few of us can with eqarininiity bear
being laughed at Mrs." Mayfield col
ored. "Your merriment cannot alter the
fact" she cried.
"Nonsense, lib ! What can have led
you to such an absurd suspicion ?
" I left a roll of bills on my dressing-
table when we went out to drive, and up
on my return one of the rolls was miss
ing. There was no one in the room but
Miss Compton and baby: How will you
explain that I
" Why, yon made a mistake in count
ing the money, and left less than you
"Didn't you give mo thirty dollars
this morning ?"
"Yes." '
" Well, just before going to drive I
counted out enough to pay for my bon
net and left it lying on the table beside
my porte-monnaie. The rest I put into
the inside pocket, and it is there just as
I left it"
- " Might not the bill have blown out
of the window?"
" Miss Compton sat in the window
the distance was too great, and there was
not draft suftWent."
" She may have left the room a mo
ment, and one of the servants entered
and taken the money."
" They were both out She and baby
were tho only persons in the house dur
ing our absence."
"Any way," said Tom, with a frown,
and the air of a man who discredits for
no better reason than because he is de
termined not to believe, " it's preposter
ous to think for a moment that Miss Corn
ton is capable of a petty theft Where
is she?"
" In her room, I presume," replied
Mrs. Mayfield, with the quiet satisfac
tion of one who had beaten the enemy
at every point
" Of course you have not insulted her
by letting your suspicion be known ?"
" I have said nothing to her since she
helped me in the fruitless search for
the bill"
Tom frowned.
"And, Tom."
Mrs. Mayfield had reserved a cap
her climax.
"Bead that"
And she pointed ont the newspaper
paragraph. When she saw that he had
read it she said simply :
" Her brother 1"
Tom frowned again.
"lib," ho said, "you'd moke an'ex
cellent detective. It's a pity your sex
shuts you out from so congenial a field
of action."
Mrs. Mayfield smiled quietly. She
could afford to be tolerant Sho would
not quarrel with the patient for making
a wry face over a bitter pill.
" At any rate," said Tom, " don't act
hastily in this matter. The bill may
turn up, but then it may 'be too late to
heal the wound you may inflict by undue
With that ho left tho room.
Miss Compton did not appear at the
tea-tablo. Mrs. Mayfield looked signifi
cantly across at her cousin, but he sat
looking doggedly down into his plate.
In the evening, while working in the
garden in moody thought lie suddenly
cams face to face with the governess.
She had a shawl thrown over her head,
and was hastening toward the house.
Upon seeing him sho started back,.aud
would have avoided him ; but ho was at
her side in au instant, a recollection of
Mrs. Mayfield's suspicion of her meeting
her brother flashing through his mind.
" Miss Compton !"
Sho turned upon him, and grasped his
arm almost fiercely. .
" Do you believe her ?" she demanded.
" I heard her telling you."
" Then you must have heard my re
ception of her absurd suspicion."
" That is true," replied the governess,
with an air of relief.
" Miss Compton," said Tom, taking
her hand, " I cannot express my regret
that you should havo rverheard my
consin, who, at best, ia but a woninu
easily influenced by outward appear
ances. But since you did hear her,
am about to provo to you that in my
mind, at least, not a shadow of suspicion
rosts against you. Miss Compton
Jessie let mo eall you so I lovo you,
and nnk you to be my wife !"
With a sharp cry, sho snatched her
hand awny, and broke from him.
" Don't ! don't !" sho cried. " I am
satisfied that you bclievo in niy inno
cence in this case ; but,, aside from this,
I am unworthy of you. Do not enter
tain the thought for a moment"
" Jessie, I know all ; but, if you return
my love, I will brave the opinion of the
world. O, let me stand between you and
it ! Give me the right to be your pro
tector," " No, no, Mr. HorkwciJ'th. I cannpt
accept the sacrifice yonj generosity would
prompt yon to majie. J jjannnt drag you
down with me. And now let me pass,
" Jessie, is this your final answer ?
" Yes, final It must be so," she said
in a broken voice.
"One moment" he said. "Do not
think that I give you up. I do not be
lieve 1 am indinercnt to you, and some
day I shall renew my suit"
With that he stepped aside and let her
The next morning Mrs. Mayfield's maid
came to her and said :
Just see, ma'am, . what I found in
baby's clothes."
And she put into the lady s hand a
crumpled five dollar note. It was muti
lated and wet, indicating that it must
have been in the child s mouth.
Dear me !" said Mrs. Mayfield, with
a look of distress, " it must have blown
down on the floor, where baby could get
it Then he got it into his mouth and
afterward dropped it down into the
bosom of his dress. It must have been
overlooked in undressing him."
She hastened with the bill and her ex
planation to Tom." He compressed his
"P8- . . .....
This is very poor salvo for the pain
your tongue caused her yesterday, he
said, gravely.
" 1 m sure I didn t mean to be unjust,
said Mrs. Mayfield, with a whimper.
Then she ran to Miss Compton's room
t J apologize. The chamber was empty.
A note explained the matter.
" Of course. I cannot stay under your
roof with the suspicion of theft resting
upon me. JLhe money due me will
more than repay you the amount you
suspect me of having stolen from you
the injustice of which may never be
known save to God and myself. Do not
think" th"t I entertain, hard feelings
toward you. I do not Appearances are
certainly against me. Sut my useful
ness would end with the loss of your con
fidence, and hence I go. Jessie Comp
Mrs. Mayfield wept over the note.
Tom put it into his pocket without com
ment He immediately employed
private detective and hunted her up.
" Miss Compton," he said, "it would
be only generous in yon to return and
receive my cousin's apologies."
When he had carried his point and
Mrs. Mayfield hod again and again begged
Jessie s pardon with tears, he said :
" You cannot bettor show your perfect
forgiveness than by consenting to retain
your position.
That was purely selfish. However, he
was ably seconded by Mrs. Maynold,
and between them they almost con
strained compliance with their wishes.
Tom hod a quiet laugh in his sleeve,
noting his cousin's enthusiasm, and
thinking how it would be cooled down
by a little peep into his mind.
While they were talking a tragedy was
being enacted in another part of the city.
A fucitive from justice, being hard
pressed by the police, shot himself rather
than be captured. Tom took charge of
the body of John Compton, and secured
for.it decent burial.
Six months' after that he shocked his
cousin and the devotees of Mrs. Grundy
generally by marrying Mrs. Mayfield's
Air Walking.
Richard Sands, a well-known circus
performer and manager, was the first to
perform tho feat popularly known as
ceihng-walking. In looz he performed
it at Drury Lone Theater, London, Eng.,
and tlfe apparatus used and his per
formances were thus described : "From
two lofty draped supports was placed a
temporary ceiling, UU feet in length, and
consisting of a stout timber framing,
with a smooth surface ; at each end was
a slung seat and beneath the ceiling was
a net provided in case of accident Air.
Sands prepared himseli by lacing san
dals over his boots, to which were at
tached brass loops ; and these were con
nected by springs with a pair of platter
like soles, in which lay the secret as
they were brought to the theater in a
locked box, . and conveyed away with
similar caution at the close of the per
formance. Mr. Sands commenced by
ascending by a ladder to one of the slung
scats, and, lying upon his back by aid
of tho ropes, placed his platter-shod feet
upon tho ceiling, then gently detached
himself, and very slowly walked across
tiie platform, occasionally poising him
self on one leg. Thus ho reached the
seat at tho opposite end, and descended
by the ladder." He subsequently suc
ceeded in walking upon a large slab of
polished marblo. The platter-like soles
above described were made of soft
leather and . moistened with water.
These, when pressed firmly by the feet,
so as to expel the air, enabled the per
former to maintain his hold upon the
slab, and by a movement of the foot a
valve was opened and forced be
neath tho leather, so that the soles
could be readily detached from the
polished surface. It was simply a scien
tific application of the principle mani
fested in the child's toy commonly
called "a sucker."
Waht Lace Costs.
If it is no longer worn by men over
the tops of their boots, there are still
wedding orders received at Alencon for
$30,000 worth at a time, and. considera
ble, though smaller, sums are expended
at Honiton, in Devonshire. For Valen
ciennes, made at Tpres, $50 per metre is
paid, but the lace-maker, working twelve
hours a day, can only produce one-third
of an inch in a week. Every piece of
Alencon passes through the hands of
twelve workmen. The best Brussels
thread is spun in cells under ground,
because the dry air above would cause
the thread to snap. Upon the worker,
as she sits in the dark, is directed one
ray of light, but the thread is so fine that
her delicate fingers are better guides
than her eyes. Very many lose their
sight, and the high pay the lace-worker
earns is proportionate to the acknowl
edged unhcalthincss of the occupation.
The hondspnn thread jnado at Brussels
of flax of Brabant costs before it is yet
made up into lace $1,200 per pound, and
the process of manufacture more than
doubles tho value. Old lace is more
voluablo hi price, and some of it can be
counterfeited by imitations. Of some
vdrietios, however, the secret is lost, as
of point d' Argentine, which continued
to be mado upon tho banks of the Orne
till the French revolution stopped the
demand for a time, and gave the peas
ants other means of ear Ming their bread,
Tho Mobilo (Alabama) Register ro
sents an imputation cast upon a legiti
mateSouthern word, saying: "Tho other
day a Georgia paper said that Mr. A. H.
Stephens could not have made a certain
remark because he un 'erstood the Eng
lish language too well to make use of
such a slang word as 'tote.' Wo resent
tho indignity cast upon 'tote.' We
cling to ' tote ' as the Auglo-Saxon na
tions cling to Magna Charta. It reminds
us of our descent from a libcf ty-loving
poople, and preserves tho memory of
justice. Tho writ by which a peasant
aggrieved in tho Baron's court was ena
bled to carry (tollcre) his cose np to the
county court was known as the writ of
tnlt, pronounced commonly tote. This
privilego which the humble farmor had
of toting his case up from his own land
lord to a less prejudiced court was dear
to every Englishman. The peoplo of
the South will not surrender that word.
It is as dear to our yeomen as the com
mon law itself."
Evert New Bedford (Mass.) vessel to
arrive, and those now in port, will be
straightway fitted for sea as whalers. It
is discovered that for some purposes
there is nothing after all like sperm oil
and whalebone, and this once rich in
dustry promises tq again nttuin a re
gfoutaMe position,
' "'
Described by Emily Faithfull.
The strong desire of smart respectable
young women to obtain the place of bar
maid behind a public-house counter is
evinced by the number of applicants of
fering their services in the licensed
victualers' newspapers, describing them
selves as tall, genteel, well-educated, at
tractive, never been out before, and
ready to serve months without wages. I
have in my tame known many attractive
barmaids, and have often heard from
their lips tales of misery, whilst others,
full of gayety, would not exchange their
position except upon a "very eligible
otter. JN umbers of young females have
been brought to the bar through un
thinking friends of " mine host " the
latter taking the maids upon the sole
recommendation of customers ; and,
once installed barmaids, barmaids they
must continue, unless married, for few
would accept their services in any other
capacity. A great many undoubtedly
like the position from the pure love of
admiration and vanity. They like to be
talked to, and converse with flatterers
and admirers ; and their fondness for
dress is considerably heightened by the
opportunities afforded of " showing off"
to the " fellows " using the tavern. It
would be for from the truth to assert
that all this allurement to improprieties
with men leads to evil courses as a rule.
for as a class, placed in so many ways of
temptation, barmaids are far more moral
than many other female employes that
could be easily named. They Jiave no
objection to be made love to and accept
presents from " softheads" and "spoon
eys," but catch them outsido the bar
with such 1 In many houses at the West
End and tho City used by clerks, law
yers, and shopmen, the landlords find it
greatly to their interest to havo hand
some, fine, showy, attractive, and talka
tive " young ladies " behind the bar.
The conversation at these houses is by
no means of the " goody school of alpha
bet" Many of these " young ladies "
have rich dresses in the height of fashion,
found them by their employers, and only
serve at those hours when the " giddy
ites " look in to liquor-up and feed. It
may be piety, or something else, that
causes this branch of bar-maidenhood to
forsake the taps on the seventh day, but
certain it is they always havo their Sun
days out and are to be seen at Kew,
Richmond, and even the "Zoo," escort
ed by rich admirers. Many marry rich
men, and not long sinco a Jermyn street
barmaid was united to a wealthy ship
owner and member of Parliament The
old gent in this caso married out of
gratitude'for the young lady's civility at
a time when he was taken queer at the
bar. Most barmaids possess the virtues
of civility and politeness, until their cus
tomers get queerly otherwiset and are
asking for "tick," when the virtues dis
appear altogether, andlnstead of " please
give your orders, gentlemen," the gen
tlemen are "ordered out" With respect
to remuneration being an inducement to
enter the services of the " bar," it must
be ptherwise, for the general wages aver
age only 10 to 12 per year. In regard
to easy and pleasant duties as encouraging
females to seek such employment, those
who have thought so at first must have
been sadly disappointed. , In many
West End houses, barmaids are down by
5 o'clock in the morning, and, with tho
exception of three hours' rest in the less
busy hours of the day, they are at work
until half-past 12 at night They have
to clean the floor of the bar, the taps and
glosses. They are in many cases never
still or off their feet from early morn till
the middle of the night On Sundays
they have a few hours to themselves,
which are taken up in cleaning out their
garret and arranging or mending their
clothes. Once a month they are allowed
a " day out." They havo to silently
bear the filthiest language anddisgusting
sights, particularly from their own sex.
They have to put up with insults from
the lowest of the low without a murmur,
and all this for less wages than is paid
for niaids-of-all-work.
Woman's Energy.
Says the Pall Mall Gazette : Woman
often complains that hers is comparative
ly a fixed, a secluded, and a meditative
life. Yet it is not always so ; she occa
sionally emerges from a life of seclusion
and meditation and displays an energy
and a versatility of talent which throw
man completely into tho shade, and
would, but for his moral blindness,
awaken him to a more vivid senso of
his own inferiority. Such a career, for
instance, as that of a lady, by name
Elizabeth Taylor, who was charged on
Friday last before the magistrates at
Warrington with being drunk and disor
derly, and fined five shillings and costs,
is one that may be studied with advan
tage by many a frivolous man whose life
is spent in indolence and ease. Mrs.
Taylor, who appeared in the dock in
" mole attire," was stated by .the chief
constable to bo the daughter of a gen
tleman who formerly lived at Penketh,
near Warrington. She had boon, bio-
ried, but her husband was killed twenty-
one years ago, and for the last thirteen
years bIii had adopted- the garments of
man. She was employed as a sailor
during the American war, and made
several voyages from South Wales to the
American coast in vessels sent out to
supply the Alabama and blockade run
ners with cool. She was known by, the
name of "Happy Ned" and "Navy
Ned." For somo time past she has
worked as a laborer on several farms in
the neighborhood of Warrington, and
so late as the 12th instant helped to kill
thirteen pigs for a farmer at Croft. Al
together Mrs. Taylor seems to be a singu
larly industrious and persevering person,
and well fitted, with any extraneous aid,
to fight the battle of life. .
A White Rose on an Apple Tree.
On the premises of Mr. N. F. Bech-
teL Ferkiomcn avenue and Franklin
street, is to be seen one of tho most re
markable curiosities ever heard of, of
the kind. A large crab-apple tree
growing in the yard, and on the top of
tho tree is blooming a pure, white rose.
Tho rose stem, which is growing from
the apple branch, is over two years old,
as it has already bloomed two years.
Tho flower can be best seen from the
(Pa.) Eagle.
Glad Tidings iron the Slaves op
Kino Alcohol. How many a manly
form is palsied ; how many a noblo mind
is destroyed ; how many a priceless soul
lost through the curso of strong drink I
To the despairing victims of the Satanic
tyrant, Alcohol, whose shattered nerves,
and trembling limbs, and racking head
aches, seem to find no relief except in
the renewed use of the fatal poison which
brings them every day nearer to their
miserable end, we announce glad tidings
of great joy 1 Dr. Walker's Vinegar
Bitters contain not a single drop of al
cohol in any form, but aro a sovereign
remedy for the ills of drunkenness. They
restore tone and strength to tho system,
and entirely eradicate tho pernicious ap
petite for liquor. Try a few bottles of
Vinegar Bittbrs, and you will never
crave strong spirits again, but find your
health repaired, your mind restored, and
be once more a man in tho best sense.
Health is cheap when Vinegar Bitters
ore $1 a bottle. 40
Wilhoft's Tonio is npt a panacea is
not a cure for everything, but is a catholicon
for malarious diseases, and day by day adds
fresh laurels to its crown of glorious success.
Engorged Livers and Spleens, along tile shady
banks of our lakes and rivers, are restored to
their healthy and normal Becretions. Health
and vigor follow its use, and Chills have taken
their departure from every household whore
Wuhoft'tt Anti-Periodic is kept and taken.
Don't fail to try it Wheelock, Finlay & Co.,
Proprietors, New Orleans.
Fob sale bx all Dbdooists.
Glkn Flora Brnnvo Watek, at Waukegan,
III,, cures a) kidney dueasos.
Weekly Review of the Chicago Market.
The financial situation is without particular
change. The offerings or loanable rands were
huge, and the market was dtuL Government
bonds firm.
124 H
117 X
TJ. S. os of el ,
U. 8. 6-20's of '62 (ex. int.) . .
C. S. S-2U's of '64 (ex. int.)..
n K 5-20's of '65 (ex. int.)..
II. S. 6-20's of rl5 January and July. 123 K
V. 8. 6-20's of 7 January and July. 124
U. 8. 6-20's of '60 January and July. 124',
U. 8. 10-40's. 118Jf
U. 8. new S's of "81 (ex. int.) 117';
U. 8. currency 6's 122
Gold (full weight) 116
Gold coupons 116';
Qold 116,"$
The movement in the grain marketa has been
moderately active during the past week, specu
lators taking bold freely, and liberal saleB were
made for July delivery. The prevailing feeling
was generally a trifle firmer than during the
preceding week, and the closing quotations
show a slight improvement on wheat, corn and
bailey, while oats were, weak and easier. The
forward movement was fair of wheat, but light
on the other grains, and the stock in store is
Btill considerably larger than usual at this season
of the year. Wheat was higher almost all week.
'Corn was irregular, ruling higher and lower
alternately. The warm weather on Friday
caused a pressure to sell and values were lc
lower. Saturday the cold weather caused an
advance. Oats were weak and lower, the favora
ble weather increasing the pressure to sell.
Bye was quiet and steady. Barley was firm and
in demand.
Tho following table shows the prices current
at the opening and close of the past week:
Opening. Ctonng.
.95 .96 . 981,(9
C4 . - .98
.97 .98 (1.00f
.99 .90- 1.00S31.00X
.67 C4 .68 .673i .68
.67 ( .67i
.65X .70 .69
.72) .73" .71M -71X
.62(4 .63 .58f4 -69
.62,H .63 .68X .58
.67 ? .67 .56;. .57
.12 (4 .43 m MX
( .98 (4 .98
(4 .78 (4 .78
Q .75 .75
(31.18 (S.1.V5
.98 (41.00 (41.05X
No. 2,sp'g wheat, cash
No. 3, seller June....
No. 2, seller July
No. 2 seller August. . .
No. 2 corn, cash
No. 2 corn, seller June
No. a corn, seuer juiy.
No. 2 corn, a. August.
no. J oats, caan
No. 2 oats, seller June
No. 2 oats, seller July.
No. 2 oats, s. August..
No. 2 rye, casn ,
No. 2 rye, s. August
No. 2. rye, s. Sept..
No. 2 barley, cash....
No. a Daney, s. sept
There was but little done in cooperage during
the wook, and prices were a Bhade easier for
lurcl tierces, bnt the other descriptions remain
unchanged. Quotations range at &1.101.15
for nork barrels, 1.35 for lard tierces, l.ao(
2.00 for whisky barrels, and 6053c each for
floor barrels. Lumber was fairly active, but an
easier feeling was developed and prices were a
trine weak. At the close or tnent-eeK Dut tew
cargoes remained unsold. Quotable at $10.00
11.50 for common boards, 10.00(S12.00 for
joist and scantling, lr.0W'M5.00 for square to
round pickets, and s1.253.00 for No. 1 to A
sawed slungles. In wood there was no change
of importance noticeable Trices remain steady
at $7.50 per cord for hickory and maple, 40.50
lor beech, ana u lor siaos at tne yarus.
There was a fair domand for Hungarian and
millet seeds, and prices were very firm, but for
(he other descriptions the inquiry continues
light, and, although but a limited number of
sales were made, nrices remain steady and firm.
bales ol umotny rangeo at 7z.durrcz.4u Ior xair
to good, and 2.45.55 for prime. Clover
was inactive and nominal ' at about &G.406.50
for prime medium; nax qnotabie at ?i.bU(ffU.oo
for good crnshing; Hungarian sold at fl.4U
l.bu I or prune, anu cz was uaiu lur iiruno uui-
1a Ttinrnw&R ntiite a cood demand for buck
wheat and a fair business was reported at $1.35
(ML40 for prune.
The movement in this market shows a slight
increase over tho amount of business transact
ed during the previous week. Tho f ecling was
somewhat unsettled, and prices were rather
irregular, although tho fluctuations were not
severe. Tho advices from Eastern markets
were somewhat varied in tenor, while foreign
were firmer for lard, but ouoted an easier feel
ing in meats. Cash mess pork closed steady at
li.37K(19-40; seller August was in fair re
quest at 19.6019.07, and closed at 19.62
(rtiy.ba. Cash lard quiet Due nrm at i3.w;
seller July closed at 13.3513.37 and Au
gust at $13.6U(gl3.&o.
The cattle market was active and higher
tho week, but closed easier on Saturday. Na
tive steers 5.00(u 7.00; bulk or sales tb.Uu(g
G.50; Teians 2.50(B4.50; Btocker8.M(ttl.5u.
Hoes wore also liinhcr. but closed easy.
Yorkers 6.90(g7.40; heavy $6.907.50. Sheep
dull at z.50(rtl.50.
There was no particular change noticeable in
the condition of the butter market during the
past week. The receipts wero liberal and there
was quite an accumulation in the supply. The
innnirv wsM ihintlv nil local account, thouch
occasionally shippers bought a few lota, bnt the
latter class of buyers, as a rule, were not willing
to pay the prices asked by holders, and the
movement from tliia source was light The
feeling throughout was one of weakness and
prices suffered a slight depreciation. Quota
tions ranged at 2324c for extras, 1822c for
Urals, 1!18C lor secouoB, lzigiMi ior minis,
and il12c for grease and common old stock.
There was a rood demand for Eastern beans,
and a fair business was reported at $1.00 for
prune, but for Western the sales continue slow
and prices were irregular. Quotable at $1.00((g
1.80, according to quality. Broom com was
moderately active and firmer prices were
maintained; quotable at ll(allc for No. 1
extra hurl, and 10X(S)llKo for good to choice
stalk braid. Beeswax quiet at 2628c for good
. - 1 - 3
to prune VtllUW. iiuer wan uuii bjju eooiei
Quotable at $4.00(3)4.50 ner brl for choice sweet,
and about $3.00 in kegs. Cranberries were
also dull at t8.0010.50 per brl for good
choice cultivated, and about &3.503j3.75 in one
bu boxes. There was a fair movement
cheese, bnt prices were a shade easier. The
principal sales of new were made at 9X10e
for prune; common old sold at 36c. Dried
fruits under more liberal offerings were a Bhade
easier; quotable at 8J(B8Jic for Michigan and
J4ew iork apples, swrjyc ior naives pea.-uew.
and 9M0i'c for blackberries. Dried peas
sold slowly at $2.00(82.10 for choice green,
and about $1.65(31.75 for marrowfat" Eggs
were in fair request and the market
during the week ruled quite steady ; closed
H.H'o. Feathers remain dull at 4(52cfor
prime live geese, and 2035 per lb for prime
turkey tail feathers. Green fruits were very
dull, and the apples offered on the market were
nearly all in bad order, bales were made
lots at $l(n!1.50 per brl for cood, and in a retail
way at $1(32.50, according to quality. Hides
were firm, but qniet Orcen Baited quotable
8c all round ; calf, 12tf(lSc, and dry calf,
(319c. Honey was almost unsalable, and
prices wore weak at 18(323c per lb for comb,
and 10(311o for strained. The season for brow
ing is about over, and the demand for hops
was very light. Prices were a shade lower.
Quotable at 20(330o per lb for -common
choice from first hand. Maple sugar dull, with
speculators about the only buyers. Quotable
at 8(312Xc per lb for pure new. There was
fair demand for choico fresh receipts of new
potatoes at ri.WHai. is per brl, Dut common
lots were verv dull and sales ranged at $2.50
3.00. Potatoes remain rather qniet Eastern
peacbblows sold at 70(rt 75c in car lots, and Wobt
orn do at 60(rf fiac. Poultry was rather quiet
Turkevs sold at ll12c per lb, old chickens
$3.504.25 per doz, and spring at $2.00(3300
per doz, according to size and quality. Vegeta
bles remain dull at $2.00(33.00 per brl for
onions, and $L251.50 per barrel for par
snips. There was a fair demand for choice
carcases of veal, but common sold slowly. Sales
ranged at 3(g7jc lor poor to choice.
Telegraphic Market Reports.
Hekves..: I..
Hour Dressed
Flops Superfine Western......
Wueat No. a Chicago.
N. 1 Spring
9 (4
4 60 M 4 90
. 15
. 1 2-J
. 81
, 69
4 1 10
at 1 24
1 00
(19 75
I'oek New Mess 19 55
Laud Steam.....
Wukat No. 3 Red
Cobh NO. 3 New
Oats No. 3
Rye No. 3
1 35
1 30
A 69
58 a 60
1 10 1 13
Pom Mess 19 60
Lard 11
Hoos 6 IS
Cattle 4 75
19 75
O 7 50
6 50
WmsAT No. 1 1 03
No. S 1 00
Corn No. 3 67
Oath No. 3,
Kyis. . .
Baklet No.2 88
a i os
( 1 01
& 69
(A 50
a 95
S 1 ou
Whkat Rod 1M
Cobm New 71
Oats...... At
Rye 1 08
1 31
a 73
a os
(4 1 1
19 00 (il9 60
13 13
Wheat Eitra.
Corn New
1 27
1 21
a 1 19
14 77
Wheat Extra
O. 1 25
a i 20'
a 73
60 O 62
Wheat No. 1 Red I 23
No.2 Red I 17
Oats 85
a 1 24
a 1 19
a is
a 7
flA touko man named Hinkley,
oardiner, Me., who was accidently shot
y a companion, about a year ago, has
just died of his injuries, and his mother
. . . , i a ,
ana Bister nave previously uieu irom
oyer-work m tokiiig'carq of luin,
Facts Worth Knowing. The Wilson
shuttle sewing machine is to-day the simplest
most perfect most easy operated, beet made,
most durable, and, in every way, most valuable
sewing machine in existence, and it is sold
fifteen dollars less than all other first-olass
machines. Machines will be delivered at any
railroad station in this county, free of trans
portation charges, if ordered through the com
pany's branoh house at 197 State street Chicago.
They send an elegant catalogue and chromo
circular free on application. This company want
a few more good agents.
If Johnson's Anodyne IAniment is
half as valuable as people say it is, no family
should be without it Certainly no person, bo
he lawyer, doctor, minister, or of any other
profession, should start on a journey without
it no sailor, nsuerman, or woodsman aaouiu
be without it In fact it is needed wherever
there is an ache, sprain, cut braise, cough, or
cold. '
Farmers and " Horse Men " are con
tinually inquiring what we know of the utility
of Sheridan's Cavalry Condition Ponders, and
in reply, we would say, through the columns of
uiifl paper tnat we nave neara xrom uunareus
who have used them with gratifying results;
that is also our experience.
How to Get a Hoke. See advertisement
November 10, 1874.
Messrs. Ckaddocx 1 Co.:
The Etut India Hemp hat been taken by Rev. Mm
thlu Binder, 0. 6. B., ud Rer. Sebastian Arnold, 0. 8.
B both assistant pastor of this Church, and so far has
given relief to both. The suffered from affections of
the Luvo AKD Bbohchiai. Oboajcs. "We havo roeom
mended, through charity to sufferers, the Cannabis
Indies to different persons, and continue the aame in
good conscience, knowing the effects by experience.
Please find Inclosed check for twelre bottles of strap,
pills and ointment. We shall Inform yon in doe time
what further incoess the medioine ihali meet WILD.
Your truly.
N. B. This Remedy speaks for itself. A single bottle
will satisfy the most skeptical. Them ia not a tingle
symptom of Consumption that it does not dissipate
Nlebt Sweat. Irritation of the Nerves, Difficult Expec
torations, Sharp pains In the Lungs, Sore Throat, Nausea
at the Stomach, Inaction of the Bowela, and Wasting of
the Muscles.
930 per bottles, or three botUof for $6-50. PiUaand
Ointment, each.
Address Craddock & CO.,
Address Craddock & CO., 1032 Race Street, Philadelphia.
Send for circular.
Tld joa swr see a child that
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Uws of it, shoes? If joudldtiuj
They never wear thioucn at tna
los. Xtj worn.
If you want to know whst
uis, askyour oboe uesler, sua
rjtn't &11 von msko no Tonr
mind he has some pegged work on
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be dare tell you.
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G RAY, D 12 ON A CO., 61 Clybomn Are,, Chicago.
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IOWA IA.IS, 800,000 ACHES.
Ricb Soil.srnod Climate, excellent Water, irrowlnc Settle
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Y can bny your fin it pi ants very cheap by contrsct-
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Currants, Gooseberries, Grapes.
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OnrRfBBER PAINT has been wed on many thou
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Whether for ne on man or heart, if erehauta Gargling OU will be found an Inralnable Liniment end worthy .
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White tor human, flesh. JV. Y. Independent.
It the tandard Liniment nf the United State. Established
mall alse. 25 cents. Small slae foriamllj use, 25 cents.
1833. Large size, f 1.00: medium rise, 50 cento;
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ask your Harness jnaapr ior
the Zinc Collar Paul.
Thej are warranted to cure
any sore neck on horse or
male, or money refunded. If
E tinted directions are fol
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Parties once using It will have no
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Lanel?'" Patent Slate Paint For hiiln-
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a new one uni
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Painted. Aa a matter of econotoy, a roof
irmra than anv otiir rvirt of m. build iitk.
aa kmt slate
needs paint more than
Price 80 cents per gallon. Send for Pharaplpt. Agents
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Dft. S. B. COLLINS, La PorU, IncL,
Bottled Bliss. It Is impossible to oonoedve of
more refreshing draught than is afforded by
Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient,
which combines the advantages of a luxury with those
the purest, safest and most genial alterative and tonic
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Smith. Organ Co.,
These Standard Instruments
Sold by Music Dealers Everywhere.
Bold Ummghoat lb United States oa tba
Thai la, oa a Bjttsm of Montiilr Payments,
Porefaasei. should ask far the Smith Akxbtoas Oboax.
4 latslngiis. sad loll psrtisnlsTl op applkiafanQ.
Tbe BRILLIANT SUCCESS of this Grain'
SBTlng, Tlme-SaTlng THRESHES,
unprecedented in tbe anna la of Farm Machinery.
In a brief period it has become widely known
to the wasteful and imperfect work of other
Threshers, when posted on the nut tuperiority
of this one, for saving grain, saving time, and
doing fast, thorough and economical work.
THRESHERMEN FIND IT highly ad vantaneons
run a machine that has no "Beaters," "Pickers,"
or M Apron," that handles Damp Grain, Loog
Straw, Headings, Flax, Timothy, Milieu and all
snch difficult grain and seed, with KNTIRK
to perfection ; saves the farmer his thresh bill
by extra saving of grain; makes no letter
ings;" requires LESS THAN ONE-HALF the usual
Belts, Boxes, Journals, and Gears ; easier man
aged ; less repairs ; one that grain raisers prefer
to employ and wait for, eTen at adranced
price, while other machines are "on t of jol."
Four sizes made with 6, 8, 10 and 12
bprse "Mounted' Powers, also a spe
cialty of Separators "alone," expressly
for STEAJTI POWER, and to match
other ftiore Powers.
If interested in grain raising, or threshing, write
for Illustrated Circulars (sent free) with full
particulars of sizes, styles, prices, terms, eta
Battle Creek, Vb Aigaa
airn SUPPORTER Is now
supsrsedios sll others, be
ing adopted everywhere
the leaains; phTsicisns, Bar
geons, druKgiats, army snd
navy, hospitals, grama
lums, etc, etc
The sncoess ana universal
satisfaction they have Ki
m. aa weH aa the Break
number of radical cra tneynare enecieu. ni
etrnted the fact that rwptur can bo relw etird without
suffering or annoyance, and leitlumt tke damtjmr tj incur.
rtnff ptno! theae or raralyriM, often cosed by the se
to promt) re of Metal Trasses and SaprKirtors. It U the
only sore core for Hernia, as it is the only Trass In nss
that will hold the rapture securely to sll positions
which the body can be placed. Itwul perform radical
cures when all others faiL It can be wnrn with ease and
com fort when no spring truss can be used. When one
adjusted, no motion of the body or accident can displace
it. These instruments bare tne unqualified appro
tbe most sminent practitioners in tbe profession.
From the numerous testimonials In our posiesttou w
append the following:
"'After theeiperience of months, patients testify strong.
lylto its rJHeacy, aa well as to the etue and freedom from
inconvenience with which the instrument is worn. With,
superior sdrsntages, the Elmetie Trus possesses in a high
degree ALL requisites snd qualification rlaimeti foretn
OTmrentions. I hsv no hesitation in regarding It as
Iroaortant means for the pellet and cur. of Hernia.
M Ex-Health Officer of the Port of New York, 8urgon-hv
Chief of New York Stat. Hospital," stc, etc
Gltrx V. HOTJBr, MP , Superintend ant ElaFtio Truss Oo.
Jlrar Str : After suffering for thirty years, in my own
person, from the use of every form of Metallic Trass proem-able
in this country snd tn Europe, I, two years SCO,
applied yovr Elalie TVsu, snd sine that time I have
oomfort and satiaf action, and been taught
truth, that tha Elastic Truss is the only instrument that
should be used for toe relittf and cure of Hernia:
now, after more than thirty years' continuous practice,
snd having adjusted many hundreds of Trusses (snd
the last twenty months yours exclusively). 1 grstefully
declarelt to be my deliberate opinion that your Elaitie
TrM is tbe only one entitled to the confidence of
public : that elasticity la the only power at all adapted
the miuiremenU of a Truss or Supporter, and sm con.
vinoed that yovr FJ attic Trvee actually cures a large
portion of all case, to which it is spplied. not only among
children, but in numerous cases within my own snowi.
Prof, of Anatomj and Stuseiy. N. Y. . M-xJic-U Collae
Bewai of cheap and worthies imitation Klastla
lentir lepreaentloc that ihaj an minofaofrnred by
K'ltti Troa Co.
These Truaeea an aent by mail to all parta of the oomv
try. Satisfaction guaranteed In all caaea. Before juf
chaslns an othsr, write for Dcac-ip-ire Urculax (rec)
wmcn stoma puutwj wnnu. iu
A certain
iL t Btrss. JfJ
perienced the
Dr. J. lValRer's California Vin
egar Bitters are a purely Vegetable
pioparation, mado chiefly from the na
tive herbs found on the lower ranges o
thf Sierra Nevada mountains'of CalifT
ma, the medicinal properties of which
are extracted therefrom without tho ne
of Alcohol. The question is almosS
daily asked, "What is the causa ?: .;aa'
anpnralleled success of Viiteoab Bit
rvRst" Our answer is, that they remove
the cause. of disease, and the patient re
covers his health. They are the gTOa
blood purifier and a life-giving principle.
a periect .Kenovaoor anu mviguraw
of 'the system. Sever before in &,
history of the world has a medicine hem
compounded nossesaing tha remarkable
orialities of Vinegar. Bitters in heaJinp tii
6iok of every disease man is heir to. 'the f
aro a gontle i-urgative as wen as a louio,
relieving Congestion or Inflammation of
the Liver and Vireeral Organs, in Biliour
The nronerties of De. Wahmr'i
Vihkoab Bitters aro Aperient, Ditphoretxs,
tanrunative, nutritious, laxative, iiurou.
(sedative, Counter-irritant, Sudorific, Altera
fee, and Anti-Bilious
It. H. VlerOffALD & CO.
DrnggiTtfl snd Gfn. Agog San Francisno. California,
and oor. of Wasbinmon and Chariton .Sts N. Y.
Sold by all Druggists and Dealers.
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dealt in at tho New York Stock Exchange bought
old by ns on margin of nve per cent.
negotiated at one to two per oent. from market on mem
bers of the New York Exchange or respfmaible p-rtiea
IsiTgeauma have been realised the paat SO daja. PtUoc
call ooaU on 100 aharea . .
Straddle $250 each ; oontrol 300 iharea of ctook for 3D
days without further risk, while many thooaand dollar
profit mmy be fcained. Advice snd information famished.
Pamphlet ooatAininft valuable statistical information and
ahowinx how Wall btreet operations are conducted seal
to any addresa. Orders solicited by mail or wtra, ud
promptly ezecated by as. Address
Bankers and Brokma,
No. i Wall .Street, Kew York.
The C., B. I. & P. B. B. Company
U for taiet M Law PrVm nd Mm iWi Hums.
Some of the Most Deairable and Fertile
Vniniprowrd Land In
TImm Land. r drMMtl aa ar war th Mm of It iLtm. t HIM'
CENTRAL B01TTI from tfa Imuh gtetM to tfc Facile Coj, tsmd arv
Mtlr bdncatrx laipnrtnt cHiw of DeMoi&ta tad Ccwiwil fifatlti, trnttw
htm itr1 " 1 rJIT J -r'-r i "- - -
Ranging from S5 to $IO per acre.
The average price being somewhat leas than
arxplorinf lickcfi, by ptmbansf vbitl ftallnsv fan aa r svmlir4 m
a;wtu fat Ivid, ux far nM M H pciadpsU Hkt otteet t tfc Lnpuiy
blcnukl UllnoU. tttlUft tama tfs-it. thnotitm to isvmduf
J?"l. DREW. Land Commlsiloaer,
G. a. I. A P. B. B. CO Sa.TsUTPOBT, Iowa.
"pSYCHOllfAiVCT, or Soul Charm to
m Hi.w Uiwr x vmy lkr-liwnlj ii1 chi I!m auir
alvVt-tfni. of any jmtk.ii Cli-y vhtut: luxtntitly. Thl tt 11 ca
Pmmwi, trrr, ly niH.l. C's-rnU; losrCivr With HarHrt-(1 arl.
K-:J7'tUin Oraclfl, Irrvitn). IIIlK" ! lfllra,ltC 1 .000.000 polrt. A.
umt lxk. AUdreM X. W IUOAMa 4 CU.. t'ub't, PhllfMitjlvlik
tio. 617 St. Charles Street, St. Louis, Kflr-
vrntlnnfji te treat all cases' f atMtules to Bsniavfe, Mm4
ltnpurltlea, srery allmrDt or akkoess which reiulls tnm
lD licreUoQ or lnpru4eoos. with anpanlteled ssetfx.
Dr. W.'m esUblUhmont is cbartered by the Plate ot Mttw
snsri, was founded ami has beca etabliibl ie txcare
Kfe, esrtaia and reliabls relict Btnc a traditau "
eTeral medical college, ao4 baTlog ibe exprrienc of a
long and aneceural life la Us peelalUes he has perfMrtcd
irmedlei that ara erTeciaal In all the caaes. Bit patients
ars beiaff treated by mall or express eTerywber. Ka -aiattrr
who failed, oall or wrlu. rrom tha great am
ber ef appltoatioas he is eoabled to keep bis cfcargU
low. 36 pases, giving foil eymptoaa, for tw tan(.a,
M0 pages, a porrolar book wbieb ibou'jl be rrad fcy .-re-w
body. Ko Btarried pair, or persons oatrmrlilia. Bar.
rlascnVcrd to do without iu Heouu.ru the ..ream W
asolsCl llteratci oa this suhjeet, tbe rr'-uiuof Dr. W.'t
long expeiien'M ; also tht beit thAogbtx fr -m late work
la Karops and Aaeriea. Sent araVM. r"-' t std f-r 50 eta.
1 pit aae say yH WW the adver' ?WCt

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