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THE SCHOOLMASTER'S GUESTS.
A Farm Legend.
BY WILL CARLETON.
The district schoolmaster na sitting behind his
great book-laden desk,
Close-watching the motions of scholars, pathetic
and gay and grotesque.
As whisper the half -leafless branches, when Astunin's
brisk breezes have come,
His little scrub-thicket of pupils sent upward a
half -smothered hum ;
Like the frequent sharp bang of a wagon, when
- treading a forest path o'er,
Besounded the feet of his pupils, whenever their
heels struck the floor.
There was little Tom Timms on the front seat,
whose face was withstanding a drouth.
And jolly Jack Oibbs just behind him, with a rainy
new moon for a mouth ;
There were both of the Smith boys, as studious as if
they bore names that couid bloom.
And Jim Jones, a heaven-boilt mechanic, the slyost
young knave in the room.
With a conntenance grave as a horse's, and his
honest eyes hied on a pin,
. Queer-bent on a deeply-laid project to tunnel Joe
There were anxious young novices, drilling their
speuing-booKs into the brain,
Jjond-puming each half-whispered letter, like an
engine just starting lis train ;
There was one fiercely muscular fellow, who scowled
at the sums on his slate,
And leered at the innocent figures a look of un
And set his white teeth dose together, and gave his
thin lips a short twist,
As to ssy. " 1 could whip you, confound yon ! could
ucn things be done with tne nst :
There were two knowing girls in the corner, each
one with some beauty possessed,
In a whisper discussing the problem which one the
young master Lutes best;
A class in the front, with their readers, were telling,
with difficult nains.
How perished brave Marco BozxarU while bleeding
at all 01 ms veins;
And a boy on the floor to be punished, a statue of
Making faces at all of the others, and enjoying the
scene an ne coma.
Around were the walls gray and dingy, which every
old srhootanctuxn hath,
With many a break on their surface, when grinned
a wood-grating ox lain.
A patch of thick plaster, just over the school
master's rickety chair,
Seemed threat'ningly o'er him suspended, like
lamods' sword, by a nair.
There were tracks on the desks where the knif e
, blades had wandered in search of their prey ;
Their tops were as duskily spattered as if they
drank ink every oay.
The square stove it puffed and it crackled, and
broke out in red-flaming sores,
Tin the great iron quadruped trembled like a dog
ncrce to man out-o -ooors,
White snow-flskes looked in at the windows ; the gale
pressed its hps to the cracks ;
And the children's hot faces were streaming, the
wmle they were Ireezing tneir Dacxs.
Now Harco Bozzarls had fallen, and all of his
suzTrings were o'er,
And the class to their seats were retreating, when
footsteps were heard at tne door ;
And five of the good district fathers marched into
the room m a row, ,
And stood themselves up by the hot fire, and shook
off their white cloaks ox snow; .
And the spokesman, a grave squire of sixty, with
countenance solemnly sad,
Spoke thus, while the children all listened, with all
ox tne ears tnat tney nau ;
' We're come here, schoolmaster, intendin to cast
an tnanirin' eve "round.
Concemin' complaints that's been entered, an' fault
that has lately been found ;
To pace off the width of your doins, an' witness
what you've been about,
An' see if it's paying to keep you, or whether we'd
best turn ye out.
M The first thing I'm bid for to mention is, when the
class gets up to read ;
Ton give 'em too tight of a reinin', an' touch 'cm up
more than tltey need ;
You're nicer than wise in the matter of holdin' the
book in one han'.
An' you turn a stray g in their doin's, an' tack an
odd don their an';
There sint no great good comes of spcakin' the
words so volite. as J see.
Providin' you know what the facts is, an' tell 'em off
just as they be.
An' then there's that readio in comcert, is censured
from first unto last :
It kicks up a heap of a racket, when folks is e-trav-elin'
Whatever is done as to readin', providin things go
to my say,
' Sha'nt hang on no new-fangled hinges, but swing in
tne olu-Iashionca way."
And the other four good district fathers gave quick
the consent that was due,
And nodded obliquely, and muttered, u Them 'ere is
my sentiments lew."
" Then, as to your spellin': I've hecrn ten, by them
as has looked into this,
That you turn the'u out o' your labour, an' make the
word shorter than His.
An' clip the k off o' your musick, which makes my
son fephraim perplexed.
An' when ho spells out as be ought Y, you pass the
word on to the next.
They say there's some new-grafted books here that
dont take them letters along ;
But if it is so. just depend on't, them new-grafted
books is made wrong.
Yon might just as well say that Jackson didn't know
all there was about war,
As to say that old Spcllin'-book Webster didnt know
what them letters was for."
And the other four good district fathers gave quick
the consent that was due,
And scratched their heads slyly and softly, and said,
Them'e my sentiments tew."
M Then, also, your Titlmietic doin's, as they are re
ported to me.
Is that you have left Tare an' Tret out, an' also the
old Bule of Three ;
. An' likewise brought in a new study, some high-
steppin' scholars to please.
With Baw-bucks an' crosses an' pot-hooks, an' w's, X,
y's, an' r's.
We amt got no time for such f oolin' ; there sint no
great good to be reached
By tiptoin' childr'n up higher than ever their fathers
And the other four good district fathers gave quick
the consent that was due.
And cocked one evs-xtp. to Uie ceiling, and said,
ilCVi-Tlty sentiments tew."
"Another thing. I must here mention, comes into
the question todsy,
Concemin' some things in the grammar you're
teachin' our gals for to say.
lly gals is as steady as clock-work, and never give
cause for much fear, '
But they come home from school t'other evenin
a-talkin' such stuff as this here :
tone,' an' Thoit lovest,' an He lovea,' an 'Ye
Jove,' an' I'ott lore, an' They
An' they answered my questions, 'It's grammar
- twas all I conld get 'cm to say.
Now If, 'stead of duin' your duty, you're carryin
matters on so
As to make the gals say that they love yon, it's just
all that want to know ; "
Now Jim. the young heaven-built mechanic, in the
dusk of the evening before.
Had well nigh unjointed the e tove-pipe, to make it
come down on the floor;
And the squire bringing smartly his foot down, as
dint her to what he had paid,
A joint of the pipe fell upon him and larruped him
square on the head.
The soot flew in elonds all about him, and blotted
with black all the place.
And the squire and the other four fathers were
peppered with black in the face.
The school, ever sharp for amusement, laid down
- all their cumbersome books.
And, spite of the teacher's endeavors, laughed loud
at their visitor's looks.
And the squire, as he stalked to the doorway, swore
oaths of a violet hue ;
And the four district fathers, who followed, seemed
to say, " 1 hem'e my sentiments toe."
harper' Weekly. .
THE SETTLER'S TRAGEDY.
" Yes ; that's a queer-lookin' placo,
now,-ain't it! It's the best piece of land
you've seen anywhere in this day's
drive, ahJ that's a good deal to say, and
likewise, it was once the prettiest farm
along this road. Why, sir, I mind the
time when that porch was all a glory with
roses, like a 'ouse in a hopara bonlTe for
all the world. An' right liiu the front
there, where yon see all them docks an'
mullen a-growin', that was chock full o'
beds of Lunnun pride, an' chinay asters,
an' roses, an' stocks; an' mariecolds, au'
sweet mignonette ; you could smell the
place a nine off of a summer's night. Ah!
she was a fine girl, she was, that lived
np there ; an' a terrible story that 'ouso
tolls. It ain't just pleasant to be on the
next lot to it."
Mr. Wellbeloved, for I had stumbled
in my Canada ramble on a person of that
name, thus spoke of a log-house and lot
which had attracted my curiosity. On
one of the best stretches of arable land,
lvintr well up the gentle swell of tho
valley, with a good exposure, backed by
fine woodland, was a singular sight in
that raw, yet thriving settlement
"concession" which seemed to have
been swept by some spirit of ruin and
decay. The log-house stood, but its
roof was rotten ; its slight porch had
been shattered or displaced by snow ; its
windows remained unbroken, but one
could see from the draggling paper
blinds which had oncfi jnado them gay
with color, that there was no housewife
within to mend or change things ; and
all over the eight or ten acres of land
which had been cleared about the house,
there grew as high as the nnremoved
stumps a wealth of weed, such
as is only the crop of absolute desertion
aim deattt. iSy this place, on one
side, my friend Wellbeloved, at whose
house I had drawn up for many a mid
day meal, tilled a tnnvmg farm; the evi
dence was visible in the roll of ripening
wheat dotted with the disks of the black
ened stumps, and in the cattle that
loitered from the sun's heat under the
circle of young maples he had left ia a
corner of one of his fields where a spring
welled up from among some boulders,
and by the grunt of well-fed pigs which
wandered down the road and cooled their
heated sides in the marshy bottom, where
I found the road Kke a floating stage
of logs. Moreover there was Mrs. Well
beloved, a little weary-looking perhaps,
tor number nine in the cradle was "the
most bothersome child; that it was, God
bless it, she had ever knew ;" and two or
three fine, strapping boys that came
home to the noontide meal from some
hoeing work at the back of the concession
with an appetite for the-pork and corn
tnat made me envious.
Wellbeloved was a Londoner, and had
been in Canada exactly six years. He
was "just turned forty," having married
at twenty, and now possessed a graduated
scale of voracious infantry which must
in the metropolis have severely worn his
energies and Mrs. Wellbeloved s patience,
but which, out here, was his most prom
ising source of wealth. The elder boy,
nearly nineteen, had added a hundred
acres to tho original government conces
sion, and as the others grew up more
would follow. Already Mr. Wellbeloved's
house and bams began to take on an air,
if not oi wealth or even comfort, of suf
ficiency, which, as one looked into his
bronzed face and clear eyes, and listened
to his cherry voice, gave promise that
the time might come when the patriarch
should bless his sons and daughters, and
his sons-in-law, and daughters-in-law
looking out upon a scene of civilized
beauty and fertility, and dividing among
them no mean inheritance. Such scenes
have been witnessed in earlier settle
ments, and in the antecedent district of
Lake Simcoe, along whose cultivated
shores I had traveled to Muskoka ; and
such scenes will be remembered over
and over again as the tide of population
hips on and into the forest wilds of
"Well," I said " what's the story of
that place? It seems odd that it should
be deserted like this. Why don't you
take it up f "
" Me, sir 1 No, thankee. I'd not own
a rod o' that soil for its pavin' in gold.
No, no! There's blood on that land,
and let some stranger come an' wipe it
He wiped the beads from his forehead
(the day was hot) and began:
" The man that took hnp that conces
sion was a gentleman, leastways, sir, you
know, a gentleman by birth. 'Is father
were a Lunnun lawyer, you've 'eard of
'im, old Bytheway that used to 'ave the
big cases at the hold Bailey. The
hold man, he made money an' spent it,
an' this 'ere boy he made none,
an' spent what 'is father made. 'E were
sent to Heton, then to Hoxford, an'
afterward 'e went where 'e weren't sent
leastways not by direction te the
DeviL The young 'ooman that lived
an' died in that 'ouse were acquainted
with me. Lucy Burridge, that were her
real name, though she were called
'Luciucla Burrinda, . the helcgant
dansews' she were in the corpus de
bailey at the itrieties Theayter in the
Strand, I dessay you know hit?
Yes ? Well, sir, I were scene-shifter in
that theayter for seven years, an' five
years afore that at Drury Lane. I could
tell you some queer stories ! If you
want to know somethin' of life, you get
up in the wings night after night, and
watch the stage, you'll see somethin' of
the bad han' the good o' 'nman nature.
Why, sir, I've seen cruelty, an' wicked
ness, .an jealousy, an' revenge, an' kind
ness, an' forgiveness, an' charity, played
lar more real Demnd tne canvas scenes 1
were a-shif tin' than it were on the stage
or before it One night I see a young
girl, which her name was Sairey Podge,
from a dirty little street in the Borough
she was but a pretty one to look at, an'
danced like a sylph, an' she 'ad a par
tikler rival, a 'alf Ejtalian girl, as bad a
little shrew for temper as heveryou saw.
Well, one night hin the Christmas -pantomime
'twere last Christmas ten year
this girl, La Bosa, she broke behind
one of the scenes where Sairey was wait
in' to jump out like a fairy, as she was,
an' I says to my mate, Look out for
squalls there, Lorry them twoll fight,"
for Tare seen girls fight behind the
scenes before now. Well, sir, the
Hitalian almost bounced into the other's
arms. Sairey drew back a minute, an'
lookedtraight hat 'er. The other was
glowin' with passion an' spite, an' my
fear wassthat Sairey's face was agoin' to
be spoiled, when I see Sairey 'old hout
both 'er 'an da, an' I 'eard 'er distinct
like, cry hout, ' Oh ! Miss Bosa, I'm so
sorry !' an', will you believe it, sir ? the
poor Hitalian laid 'er 'ead on the hother's
shoulder, an' cried like a child I In
minute the stage-master called out,
sharp, for Miss Podge," an' she dried
'er tears an' went hout an' danced so
beautifully, the pit nearly went mad with
'er. Oh, yes, sir, there's 'uman natur'
behind as well as before the scenes, an'
the great Scene-shifter above He
"Well sir, Miss Lucy, afterward
Mi3sis Bytheway, wer' a clever dancer,
an' likewise, sometimes took a small part.
for she were as pretty a girl as I ever
seen hon the stage, an' I've seen hall the
swells you know. They're wery partikler
hat the Varieties, you know ; hit's only
the royal family, an' two or three wery
speshul parties as gets the hentree there.
I dunno 'ow that young Bytheway got in;
but p'raps, 'is father 'ad done the govner
a good turn sometime. Uwsomever
were hon the stage pretty hof ten, an'
took a wiolent fancy to Miss Lucy. Ah,
sir, my 'art used to bleed sometimes for
those poor girls to see 'ow bold and
brazen some on 'em were, an' 'ow gentle
others was, an' 'ow many of 'em came to
grief ? Nc matter. Lucy, she took to
young Bytheway, an' 'e tried hon a hold
game with 'er, bnt she were too good or
too tnowm to be deceived. I believe
she really liked the man. 'E were
terrible temper. No one 'ad ever con
trolled it. 'E'd grown up just like that
stalk of mullen you see there, as straight
and as long as he liked, an breakin out
at every stage.
" Now you want to know 'ow they
come hout to this place ? I can't tell
you. All I know is, that hafter spoon-
in' about the girl for a precious long
time, and she playin' hoff an' hon with
'im, one day sho didn't come to re
hearsal, an' then hit were rumored
among the young ladies she 'ad run away
with Mr. Bytheway. The hold gent an'
tho young un 'ad 'ad a row, han' the
young un said that 'rather than kill the
old fool, he'd leave him.' Well, oyear
alter, l come across a liemigration
Jiagent. lu told mo about Canada an
the free grauts, an', lookin' round on all
those hungry children, I said, ' We'll try
it it's worth the venture.' I'd saved
little money, an' when I got to Toronto
I applied for laud at tho government
office, an' they gnve me this concession
iree. We got ere ahout 1st of June,
han' lived in tho woods for some weeks
I tell you (he mosquitoes were awful.
But you'll fancy 'ow I started when the
first thing I see on the next lot, where
mat ouse ad lately been built, was
young Bytheway in a torn shirt an'
trowsers, hoein' round among tho stumps
just lias if e d beeu at it all is life.
Then hout come Miss Lucy then Mrs.
Bytheway, for they'd got married before
they left lmglnnd lookin pnlo like, has
I've seen Mrs. Wellbeloved look
oftener than I cared for. We was very
good friends, an' the young gentleman,
who was smart,' as they say ere, 'e put
me nup to a good many tilings, an
showed me 'ow to build my 'ouse, an'
all the naybburs was kind an' 'olpful
enough, has all the people are hout 'ere
to strangers. Well, young Bytheway
was kind enough to Lucy, an', for all I
saw, she were fond enough of 'im; but
once or twice I noticed he went off to
Orillia an' stayed away some days, it
might be three or four, an' when he came
back again he wasn't 'imself for a long
time. I knew what it was ; it was the
hold enemy drink an' for the time hit
made 'im another man.
" By and by the autumn came, an' we
got in our root-crops an' a little com an'
wheat, an' Bytheway laid in a decent
lot. Then came the frost, and the f allin'
of the leaves, an' the snow. Such snow !
I've seen snow ten or fifteen feet deep
down in that gulley, an' all as crisp an'
shiny as the finest sugar, an' the air as
pure an' the sky as bright as I ever see
painted in a Hitalian scene at the theay
I should think so. There ain't no doc
tor nearer than Gravenhurst, an' I never
'eard of 'im comin' up here except to
Joseph Jobson's grandmother; they say
she's nigh upon eighty, an' took the rhu-
matiz so bad that tney thought she were
dyin', an sent for 'm to 'elp 'er on. Well,
it was the second year, and then in the
snow-time came Christmas, an' the new
tavern-keeper down at Bracebridge, he
gave out a turkey-shoo tin', an Mr. By
theway on the day before Christmas left
'is wife in our charge she were very
near her confinement and went to try
'is luck. She come over here a Christ
mas heve, an' though she never said
notion', she weren't in no spirits we all
noticed. My wife of course see the
most of 'er an' tried 'er best to coax 'er
to be more lively-like. She would go
'ome that night, and the next mornin'
my wife went hup to er for a hour or so.
She left 'er dressed an comfortable,
waitin for Bytheway s return. She ex
pected 'im to reach ome about three or
four in the afternoon. I went in after
mid-ilav an' then she were A lavin' the
cloth for a Christmas dinner. The room
was very clean, an' she'd stuck some
preen about an' ornamented the table
an' made all look very nice; far better
than we poor people can do out here, for
Bytheway Kept some of is hold nabits,
an she loved to make the ouse as swell-
like as possible. I thought she looked
very pretty though she was so pale, and
sue ad one of er old theayter flowers in
'er brown 'air it were a pleasure to me
to see er.
" Why, Mrs. Bytheway, I says,
"'Merry Christmas, Wellbeloved,'
says she. An "then turnin roun sharp,
she says, How soon do yon think Reyn
old can get home? ile was to leave
Bracebridge early this morning and walk
out. I have a plum-pudding for him.
He knows nothing about it I wish he
" Sho went an' looked out of the door
but the wind blew sharp from the north
an' she come in with a shiver. I stayed
with er more than a hour, avm notbin
pertikler to do, an' left 'er at very near
three o'clock. I 'ad to come right down
from the door, you see, to that gate, an'
then along the road for half a mile to
my own path. I'd got very close to the
turnin into my own land when 1 see
Bytheway strugglin' up the road through
the snow. 1 waited for im.
" ''Alio, Mr. Bytheway, 1 says, 'so
'ere you are at last Any luck t
I see in a moment 'e were hout o
sorts. 'Is face were swollen an' red, an'
he scowled at me very angry like.
' .Not a d d thinp;, says e.
Then 'e come on straight at me, an'
seeing 'e were not safe to speak to, I got
hout of the way an went ome.
" I'oor ljucv I says 1 to my wife.
' She ain't in for a Merry Christmas, I'm
" I watched him s'taprpreriu' along and
cursin and sweann as e went, till
reached the door. Then 1 see er run
out as well as she could, poor thing, for
twas very near, an I see im' brush er
hout of 'is way with, 'is arm. 'E didn't
knock 'er down.
" ' Poor Lucy 1' says I. She ain't in
for a Merry Christmas, I'm afraid.'
" Just then we 'eard the report of
gun an both rushed to the door. There
was notion' to be seen at first but pres
ently Bytheway ran ut witn is and
nover is lace. ti threw nimseil into
the snow an' lay there a long time; then
'e cot up an' ran down to the road, and
so oft beyond btony Janssenthe bwede
WelL' says I to my wife, you an'
I 'ad best go up an' see what's become
of Lucy. This don t seem all right
" The door was open when we got
there, an' the first thing we saw was
ljucy Bytheway, holdin in her bosom,
an' groanin', an' a great spot of blood
over the white cloth she ad laid; an
there, thrown down on the table, crash-
in an breakin the crockery an the
glass, was Mr. Bytheway's gun with its
muzzle within two feet of her breast
knew then she'd been shot We laid 'er
hon the bed. She soon swooned away.
Then we gave 'er brandy, an' then came
a time I needn't describe to you.
went away an' got such baby-clothes as
we 'ad, an' my poor wife she stayed
there and 'elped that poor young crea
ture to fight with death for the life she
'ad so lone; hoped for. It was no use.
The mother never 'eard 'er own child's
voice. It never 'ad none. Do you
think, though it had no voice hero,
may have one in eaven. When she
knew it wasn't living, she said:
"WelL I'm goin' too. Mrs. Wellbe
loved, remember this, lie didn't shoot
me. He was
so vexed.and angry that he missed every
shot at Bracebridge. I asked him what
made him so angry. He had pushed me
coming in and took away my breath, yon
know, and I sat down on the chair on
the other side of the table. When
asked him that question he looked at me,
and you know it was very foolish and
unkind of me to ask such a question.
He looked all fare, arid then, with a ter
rible oath, he dashed the gun down on
the tablo and you know he never meant
it, but it went off and, oh ! Mrs. Well
beloved, good-bye, good-bye, dear say
l forgive him I
"That's the story of that 'ouso, sir.
You see why it ain't a cheerful place for
me to look hat. What
became of Bytheway ? He was found,
when the spring came, ten miles off
the woods, where he had frozen to death
and hif you go up there to our Orange
'all you'll see one tomb beside it the
only tomb about 'ere, an' there the three
Jenks, M. P.
An Extraordinary Obituary.
That the Philadelphia Ledger has not
a monopoly of extraordinary obituary
announcements is proved by the follow
ing resolution recently adopted by the
members of the Zion African Methodist
Episcopal Church of Penningtonville,
WnKitnAs, It han pleased AJmiKhtv God,
His all-wiHO Providence to remove by death
from our midst Brother Lowlb A. Clarkson,
triusteo, a steward and superintendent of Zion
ATncaii lUetuodist r.piscopal Church and Bun-
day school, in the -15th year of his ago. On
Sunday afternoon, May 1), 1873, after he had
closed the achool and started for home, John
Miller ran out of his house with a doublo-
barrelcd gun hi his hand, crossed the grave
yard, and when Brother Clarksou was about
lifty yards from the church, he (Miller) shot
Clailtson in his legs, from the effect of which
he fell to sleep in Christ, May 12, about 9:30
o'clock. And in whoso demise we greatly de
plore, unt snumit to the ouposiuon of 1'rovi-
iicnco, who doeui au tilings well.
Hon. Tapfan Westworth, who tjied
nt jjoweii, Mass., recently, defeats
IJiinry Wilson for Congress in 1853,
STRUGGLE IN THE DARK.
A Merrible Fight Between Clerk and a
Divine, Dubois & Co. do an extensive
business as general country agents in
Morsston, in Sullivan county, on the
line of the Midland railway. They have
in their employ as clerk a young man
named J. W. Denham. The nearest
bank to Morsston is at Ellenville. It
often happens in their business transao-
trons that vvnne, uuoois a jo. nave
charge of large sums of money which
they are unable to bank at once, and are
obliged to keep it in the safe at their
store. The fact is well known, and has
probably led to the murder of young
Denham has always slept in a room
the store. Un Saturday nigut,
about midnight he was aroused by a
noise in the store. Jinowing that there
were several thousand dollars in the safe,
Denham at once sprang out of bed, and,
taking his revolver and a dirk knife,
started down stairs. As he opened the
door at the foot of the stairs he saw a
man making his exit through a panel
which had been taken out of the front
door of the store. Young Denham took
aim at the man and fired. The man was
undoubtedly hit for he uttered a loud
cry as he disappeared. The clerk took a
step forward, with the intention of fol
lowing the man, when he received a blow
on the back of the head, which would
have felled him to the floor if he had not
crrasped the counter. It was now evident
that there were two burglars, and Den
ham, although somewhat confused by the
blow he had received, determined to cap
ture the one remaining in the store if
possible. For some time not a sound
was heard. Everything was wrapped in
darkness, a patch of moonlight that camp
through the broken door and shone on
the floor being all the light that could
bo seen. Presently the clerk heard a
man stealing from near the stair door
toward the front door. He had gone
but a few steps when he ran against a
stove that stood between the counter and
the door. By this time Denham had
recovered from the effects of the blow,
and when the burglar fell against the stove
the clerk sprang upon him. He seized
him by the throat and struck him with
all his strength a blow with his revolver
in the face. The burglar at once grap
pled with him, and in such a manner
that he could not use his weapon.
After a fierce hand-to-hand struggle,
lasting a minute or so, Denham succeed
ed in tripping the burglar, and throwing
him heavily to the floor. The clerk
found, however, that he had not only a
desperate but a powerful man to contend
with. He had scarcely been thrown be
fore he turned with Denham, and, get
ting astride of him, pinned him to the
floor. He then rained blows with a billy
upon the clerk's face and head. The
latter placed his revolver at the bur
glar's side and fired. The man uttered
a cry and threw up his hands. The billy
dropped to the floor, and Denham be
lieved he had inflicted a death wound on
his antagonist '
The burglar did not relax a muscle,
however, - but cocked a pistol and ex
claimed: "If that's the game we'll end
this damned quick!" Denham threw
up his hand and struck the barrel of the
pistol just as the weapon was discharged.
The ball missed its mark, but the ball
entered Denham s hand at the middle
finger, and tore a passage through to the
middle part of the wrist The burglar's
pistol was only a single-barreled one,
and he flung it away. He then at
tempted to wrench Denham's revolver
away from him. The clerk, after dis
charging it once more without effect
threw it from him, and it fell on the op
posite side of the store. Denham, see
ing that he was now entirely at tk'e mercy
of the burglar, began to shout for help.
lie felt himself growing weak from loss
of blood and exhaustion.
His antagonist then drew a knife and
buried it to the hilt in the fleshy part of
the young man's shoulder, and twice in
his breast Not satisfied with his work,
he then deliberately plnnpred the knife
into Denham's side. It entered only
quarter of an inch below the heart md
struck a rib, which turned it from its
deadly course. The burglar thought no
doubt, that he had accomplished his
purpose, for he kicked Denham several
tunes in the ribs. I rom that time until
davli&rht Denham was unconscious.
When he recovered his senses ho was so
weak that ho could scarcely move. After
a time he managed to drag himself to
the Morsston Hotel, and succeeded in
arousing the landlord, who summoned
physician at once. Denham told the
above story, and soon afterward became
delirious, in which condition he was at
last accounts, and very little hopes are
entertained of his recovery. A ew York
As warm weather has come at last the
following, by a writer in the New York
Timet, will prove both seasonable and
There is no good reason why farmers
and their families should eat so much
salt pork, leaving all the fresh meat to
the inhabitants of cities and villages,
when the following method will keep
meat fresh for weeks, even in the warm
est weather. I have tried it for several
years. As soon as the animal heat is out
of the meat slice it up ready for cook
ing. Ircparo a large jar by scalding -it
well with hot salt and water. Mix salt
and pulverized saltpeter. Cover the
bottom of the jar with a sprinkle of salt
and pepper. Put down a layer of meat,
sprinkle with salt and pepper the same
as if it was just going,to tho table, and
continue in this manner until the jar
full. Fold a cloth or towel and wet it in
strong salt and water in which a little
the saltpeter is dissolved. Press the
cloth closely over the meat and set it
a cool place, lie sure and press
cloth tightly as each layer is removed,
and your meat will keep for months.
is a good plan to let the meat remain
over nicrht. after it is sliced, before rmck-
ing. Then drain off all the blood that
oozes from it It will be necessary
change the cloth occasionally, or take
off and wash it first in cold water, then
scald in salt and water as at hrst.
this way farmers can have fresh meat all
the year round. I have kept beef that
was killed the 12th of February till the
21st of June. Then I packed a large jar
of veal in the same way during the dog
days, and it kept six weeks. This recipe
alone is worth the price of any newspaper
in the land.
The Charlie Ross Mystery.
The case of little Charlie Ross is dying
out of men's memories and the detectives
of New York and Philadelphia are
miserable set of incompetents, if not
woise. At one time, without a doubt,
the New York men had the cine in their
hands, but their intense greed to pocket
the lions' share of the reward and cheat
tho abductors, procured the murder
the child by one of tho villains after
wards shot at Day Eidge. That Walling
had the clue among others, is established
by the known fact that Douglass, shot
by Van Brunts, testified in his dying
moments, " Walling knows about it"
But Walling was too late. The chief
villain had not trusted tho policemen
and had as the Ilcpublican predicted
on the day after those men were killed-
suuk tho body in tho waters of Long
Island. Walling declared he would luive
the child in the father's arms in twenty
four hours. Ho depended on Mosher's
wife "squealing," but she did not, and
indeed it is very doubtful if she was
tho full confidence of her cut-throat hus
band at any time. Fossibly Douglass.
b"ing a minor scoundrel, was not
Mosher's confidence cither, and when
Mosher's life poured out that night the
secret went to hell with Mm. St. Louis
FINANCE AND TRADE.
Weekly Review of the Chicago Market.
The money market was more active but there
110 Chailge Worthy Of note, the anriDlv of
loanable Ituuos oeing ample, lfate 710 per
cent. Bonds firm and steady.
U. 8. S'sof S1 , 136
n. 8. 6-20's of '82 (ex. Int.)..-. 117V
tJ. 8. S-au's it St (ex. int.) 118
D. 8. 6-20's of TO (ex. int.) 123
U. 8. 6-20's of 'W January and inly .123 f(
V. 8. 6-20's of January and July.l2fV
U. 8. 6-20's of 68 January and July. 124V
TJ. 8. new 6's of Dl (ex. Int.) 117X
U. 8. currency 6's 122 V
Gold (full weight) 116
The (Train markets attracted considerable at
tention from speculators and operators gener
ally, and quite an extensive business was trans
acted. The movement has been mainly on
local speculative account, and the governing
influences were therefore mainly of a local
speculative character. The short interest gen
erally looked for a decline in values, and were
therefore indifferent about buying, while
holders were generally anxious to realize, and
there was a pressure to eell. Wheat closed
higher for cash and June, under the influence
of some demand for shipment, but the July
option closed lower. Corn declined fully 4o per
bu, with line weather for tho growing crop,
and a rapid increase in the stock in store. The
market, however, closed a shade firmer. Oats
were decidedly weak and easy, declining about
C(a 7c for June and Jnly delivery ; receipts in
creasing and crop reports favorable. Bye was
3c lower, and barley 15(3-20c per bn off.
The following table shows the prices current
at the opening ana close oi tne past ween:
Mo. 2,sp'g wheat, cash $ Jtl(a, .m .99
No. 2, seller June.... .97a .98 .99
No. 2, seller July WX1M .99!,-
No. SseUer Anirust... .lfJX41.01 l.OU',
Ho. 2 oom, cash BSIV .09! .7 a .87tf
No. 2 com, seller Jnne .9),g 7 ) -67M
No. 2 oom, seller July. ,70i( .70)$ ,67 .67'i
No. 2 oorn, s. August. .71,' .72)4 -W
No. 2 oats, cash JS! .68 MK MX
No. 2 oats, seller June .67 (4.68 Mltii M)i
N& 2 oats, seller July. .64 .65 .49
No. 2 oats, s. August.. .10X0 .A .39
No. 2 rye, cash ( .93 .90
No. 2 barlev, cash.... 1.35 (S.1.40 1.20
No. 2 barley, s. Sept. . 1.05 gl.07 .98
There was a moderate speculative demand in
this market dunnK tne past weeK, aua uiib,
coupled with more encouraging advices from
FaKtem and European markets, caused a
steadier feeling to prevail, and altbongn no
particular advance was established, prices ruled
very firm. The shipping inquiry was also fair,
anil the movement for the week shows a fair
distribution of tho various articles a good por
tion of which was winter product. Cash mess
pork closed quiet but firm at (19.25, seller July
closed firm at tTJ.10m19.25, and seller August
at fl9.1019.42X. Cash lard quiet but firm at
skis.m z seller Julv In moderate renuest, and
closed at $13.20 ; seller August closed eteady at
There was no particular change exhibited in
(he price of butter, but a less active movement
was noticeable and rather an unsettled feeling
prevailed. The receipts were only fair and the
quality or butter received was quite gooa.
Onotable at 20022c for extra. lKa'Mtc for Urate,
14(17c for seconds, I3(ci9c ior uiiras, ana 11
rn 12c for inferior stocks, iieans were timet.
but former prices were maintained and the
market ruled quite quiet. Eastern mediums
sold at 1.90 for prime, and Western were quo
table at il.00L85,according to quality. There
was more doine in broom com and prices ruled
firm. Quotable at ll,W(cl4c for No. 1 to extra
hurl. llfri13c for good to choice stalk braid.
Beeswax dull at 28(330o per tb for good to
prime ve low. Cheese was active ana miner.
Sold at 910c fof prime new in lots,' and 10
11c m a retail way. '.mere was notuuig ox con
sequence done in cider, and prices were
nominal at (1.75(35.00 per brL Dried fruits
were dull, and prices for apples were easier,
while the other kindB remain unchanged. Quot
able at 78c for Micliigan and New York ap
ples ; 8H'((t8c for halves peaches, and 9c
for blackberries. Dried peas nominal at t2
2.15 for choice green. Feathers wore slow at
18fn;52c for prime liye goose, and 20(35c for
turkey tail feathers. Hay was quiet and easy
t,."',,,''"'"' ""'.- " .
tii...v u -w. . I"' .
1 ) ( .. 1 i: fui ..... m. J nnmo Iirsino m,im
were auu at oc lur given dhwu, miu uluu, ax
(J15c for calf. There was no sale ior noney.
and prices were weak at 18(?23c per lb for
comb, acoording to quality. Hops were also
very quiet ; quotame at zuttcduc per id irom
first hands for fair to choice. Eggs were weak
and easier ; the market closed at ll15c, the
outside beinir for warranted fresh in carriers.
Maple sugar was slow sale, ana prices were atiout
nominal at y$(!BC per id iot pure new. xnere
was a fair local traae in oia pouuoes at vuetrosi
for Eastern peachblows from store, and about
85c in lots; Western sold at BOwDOc, according
to anahtv. New potatoes were in larger supply.
at vs.uU($3.du. Tomatoes were in xair supply,
and prices ruled steady at S1.25 for -bu
boxes, and $3.00 for 1-bu boxes. Vegetables
were in good supply, but nearly all of the
Southern arrivals were in poor order, and sales
were slow at irregular prices. Veal was
trifle firmer, which was due mainly to lighter
receipts. The arrivals of strawberries during
the week were the largest of the season, and
prices ruled considerably lower. The market
closed at about 90c$L25 for fair to choice
Michigan in lG-qnart cases, but some extra
were held above these ngures. lucre was
moderate demand for light fleeces of wool, but
heavy was dull and slow sale. Quotable at ssftg
43c for coarse to fine good conditioned washed.
2532c for the same unwashed, and 10 (g 18c
for poor to prune tuD wasnea.
SEEDS AND HIGHWINES.
Seeds were neglected and the business trans
acted was exceedingly light. For small lots
timothy there was no demand and prices weak,
while for round lots full former prices were
paid. Quotable a' 2.352.15 for common
good, and $2.502.60 for prime. Clover was
in demand, and $6.50 was bid for prime, but
holders generally asked $6.75, and the
market was inactive. Flax Bold at $1.60
for good crushing. Receivers found it very
difficult to make sales of Hungarian, while
dealers reported a fair trade at unchanged
prices. Quotable as ci.vu(nu.ro. ljignt saiee
nf tnillnt wprft made at SlT75fa-3.00 for mime.
Buckwheat was very dull, and by the close
me weea noiuens iuuiiu u impuBmuiu w uinnjow
of small lots: closed at about $1.00 for prime.
Hiehwines. although very quiet, were steady
and arm, the market closing at about 5i.it.
COOPERAGE. LTJHBEB AND WOOD.
There was but little business transacted
the cooperage market during the week, but
there was only a moderate amount onerea
sale former prices were maintained. Quotable
at rl.l2((tl.l5 for pork barrels, $1.351.45
lard tierces, $1.90(32.10 for whisky barrels and
4555c for flour barrets. In lumber the move
ment was rathei light until towards the close
the week, when under an increasea aemana,
trade wsa omto brisk and prices ruled steady.
and firm. Quotable at $7. 7o(u 8.00 for joist and
scanthuir. f 8.2&(ffil4.uu lor strips and boards,
$2.25(a.Bo lor suingies ano oiaiito ior ceuar
posts. Wood remains inactive and nominal
$8.00 per cord for luckory, 7.00 for maple,
$6.00 for beech and $1.00 for slabs in the yards.
Telegraphic Market Reports.
Hogs Dressed 9
Ft-oub Snperflne Western .
ft DO WIS)
WHEAT no. A unicaga. ....
. 1 13
Ho. l Bpnng. .......
M 1 21
Pork New Mess. 30 25
Laed Steam 13
Wheat No. 2 Bed.
Corn No. 2 New 63
Oats No. 2. 62
Rye No. 2 3
Pona Mess 20 00
Hoos S a
( 1 08
(3, 1 0
Cobn No. 2
Oats No. 2
li Ait LET No. 2. 103
(91 1 04
(a -20 00
,. 1 18
,. 1 03
(g 1 27
(St 1 27
Wheat No. 1 Bed. 1 21
No. 2 Red 1 17
a, 1 1
A Compromise. A. fellow in Ken
tucky ran away with a farmer's daughter
nm! horse, and was hotly -pursued. Tho
firmer cot within closo range, and flour
ished a revolver. " Don't shoot,
Heaven's sake!" shouted the lover.
won't." was the reply, " "cause
afeared I'll hit ther hoss. Just leave
ther hoss and take ther gall." That
compromise was accepted by tho young
folks who walked on to a preacher's
house, and the father rode home on
How to make money go as far
possible Givo it to foreigu missione.
It was an anniflnt raintnin of the Soar-
tans, in order to inculcate among their
youth an abhorence of intemperance and
its kindred vices, to make their slaves
drunk with wine in the public market-
-nlfUVXI anfTnnffhavnairKTrroiiomfinTl rtnnn
whom would some rlnv devolve the honor
ttno - safety of the Lacedemonian Bepub-
ne, nuimt see oeioretuemau uie iziiasuy
details of the drunkard s disgrace, his loss
of reason, and of physical strength.
'Twere well, perhaps, to-day, conld some
of our young men contemplate a similar
instructive lesson drawn from the life,
showing them, by a sharply drawn con
trast, the advantages and true loveliness
of abstinence and virtue.
For such as appreciate these, Vinegar
Bitters is the beverage best adapted, it
being purely a vegetable draught devoid
of alcohol or mineral poisons, and pos
sessing all the virtues, but none of the
damning curses, of the different poisons
which year by year are sweeping away
thousands of dollars and uvea. vi
Wuhoft's Anti-Pewodio ob Fever
and Aouz Tome This invaluable and stand
ard familv medicine is now a household word
and maintains its reputation unimpaired. It is
indorsed bv the medical profession, and pre
scribed daily in the Charity Hospital and other
Hospitals in new Orleans, wilnolt 8 ionic is
thus highly recommended by the leading medi
cal men of the country, and ia worthy of such
indorsement. Wheelock, F inlay k Co., Pro
prietors, New Orleans.
XfOB SALE BY ALL DKuOOIRTS.
A gentleman aillicted with the chronic
rheumatism says : ' No description of my case
can convey the vast amonnt of benefit l have
received from the use of Johnson's Anodyne
Limment. 1 believe it ib the .best article in the
world for rheumatism.
If a horse has a good constitution.
and has once been a good horse, no matter how
old or now much run down he may be, ne can
be creatly unproved, and in many respects made
as good as new, by a liberal use 01 MieruUm s
vavairy uonaaion rowaers. - .
Glen Flora 8peino Watt. a. at Waukocan.
I 111., cures ail Kidney diseases.
How to Oct a Home. Bee advertisement
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT IT.
STRATFORD, PERTH, ONTARIO,
STRATFORD, PERTH, ONTARIO, May 5, 1875.
Hcstntg. Cjuddocx Co.:
Lut December I took a heavj oold, which settled vpon
my tannm. Oar beet phjmlcUns pronoanoeil It Con
amp t Ion, and treated me for it tin til March, when X
was considered Incurablo. 1 then took the case In my
own hands, and went to your Aent, David Sebring, of
thia place, and pnrchaaed yoor Raat India Hemp. Be
fore I rued one bottle I waa better. I took a aecond and
third, constantly improving in health and inoreaBinfc in
weight. At present I can work alt day long, and eat like
a man that la chopping wood. Knowing the merits of
your medicine, I cheerfully recommend tt to others, and
send this for publication, if yon wish.
87 Washington Street.
N. B. This Remedy speaks for itself, A single bottle
will satisfy the most skeptical. There ia not a slncle
symptom of Consumption that it does not dissipate
Night Sweats. Irritation of the Nerves, Difficult Ex
pectorations, Sharp Pains In the Langs, Sore Throat.
Nans-at at tho Stomach, Inaction of the Bowels, ana
Waatingof the Masclea.
fi-fio per bottle, or throe bottles for $6.50. Pills
CRADDOCK & CO.
1032 Race Street, Philadelphia.
Bmd for eh-dlar.
A 11 the advancement In scenoe,
art and civiliKation has not pre
vented children from kicking
holes through the toes of their
prevent thia. Try them.
Have yon seen the
CABLE SC11BW WIRE
Boots &nd Shoes 7 Millions are
hitinir atrim atll sULV tfafl arfl the
eaatroat and bent Shoe ever made.
Look out for the Patent Stamp.
All others are base Imitations.
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OWNERS OJ? HORSES.
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we will send by mail, prepaid, onr Lamp Fuxxa,
with which yon can fill any A'ron Lamp'nthiiU
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Lanclcy' Patent Slate Pai.it For hliltL
cle. Tin, Iron aud Gravel Roofs.
Thi li a Firr and uater.vrofif Paint, especially dssurn.
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a new one annalntedj and a new roof will last throetimes
u long .Slate Painted. Aa a matter of economy, a
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Price HI) cents per gallon. Send for Phamplet. Agents
wanted. WILLIS (J. JACKSON.
Ueneral Agent, 169 Waaoington jar., mileage
FOR AIX SEWING
obtained at aboutone
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ordering direct. Sing
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eta. ; Howe's. 60 cts.
ftrorer a Raker.
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.11 Vlnlvnt Pnrffntlwes. They
ths t-ttic of tho bnwela and weaken the digestion.
Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient
Is need by rallonal people a. a mean, of relieving all
ol the stomach, lirer nd intestine., because
ltremo.eobatructi-nswlthont pain end imparts
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Whether torn on man or beast. Merchant's Gargling
l use br everv resident In the
ie iana. ne Know
-will of the neonls
States which shares the good-will of the
ie u a greater
White for human, flesh. JV. Y. Independent.
MERCHANT'S CAROLING OIL
Is the Standard Liniment of the United State. Established
small size. 25 rents.
Small sue lor lamuj use, ascents.
Gargling Oil Company,
Oil will be found an Invaluable Liniment and worthT
We know-ef no proprietary medicine or article now weed in the United
aegreo taau una. i enow wrapper lot saunai, aae.
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TOO WILL NEVER iiaTeFEUIT
IF YOU DON'T SET IT OUT.
Ton can buy your fro It plants very cheap by contract
big with me for them now. To be shipped in the falL
and no money required until the plants arrive. I will
fnmlata good reference aa to my rellabUlty. Send for
Prioe-List. Strawberries, Rasiibeniee, Blackberries,
Currants, Gooseberries, Grapes.
THOMAS LESLIE, Ipawm, HI.
PIERCE WELL AUGER
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tiih tana In borln a XMoch well, taroef h ursmpntone and hqcI
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CHA8. D. PIERCE, Prn. ntlnoU.
SaavBss, a day iniaranteed mln onr Well
JJIjs. Auger &. Drills. SlOO a month
paid to awl Aicents. Auger book
mmtfee. Jill Auer Co, Bt Louis, Mo,
HOW TO GET A HOME.
IOWA LANDS, M)0,mM ACUES.
Rich Soil, good Climate, excellent Vtr, crowing 8ttle-
rotiriu, food rvctiooit. oner tn Ldumtot
B. XL Luid Oafica, Sibley. OkcoI Co., Iowa.
ThJ tww Tnua li worn
with perfect comfort nlcbt
and day. Adapt hmu to
every motion of the body,
ratainlnjc rapture under the
hardeat exercise or aererert
strain until permanentlr
eared. Sold onoap by to
Elastic Trass Co.,
No. 683 Broadway, N. Y. City.
Sent bj Trial.. Gall or send for Circular, and be eared.
A CW.Rcrfi, Grwer, JTew Waven,
. W Ct.t aay .- "Your Sea Foam cannot
Good Bread and Fine Biscuit It is a
Wonderful Preparation. " So say all
Pitcher, Fllntwcr 6i C
WhoUmi J)aler, Bolton, ay :
"WeUke pleasure in reomnniend
Inc yonr Sea l oam aa The Best Hak
inf. Powder we have ever sold."
Parties once using It will hare no
other. Its sales are immense. Rend
& Co., VG Dunne StM W. Ya
Sense Medic! Adviser
Wanted to sell "The
Sense Medical Adviser." It Is the cheapest book
erer published ; HH, pafC-M, over "z w uiuatrauons,
ftlJH). Thousands bay it at sight who could not be in
duced to purchase the blb-priced books treating of
Domestic Medicine. Unlike other books sold tiiroanh
lisbed in this country. Those of mj airenU who have had
experience in seUinir books say that tn all their previous
canvassinc they never met with such success or made so
Urge wages as sinoe commencing the sale of my work.
For term and territory, address (Inclosing two postage,
rtampsandrtaOnawpsri pIKRC1! M D
World's Dispensary, Buffalo, K. T.
Jfott.-Hark enrelope " For PublitWng PsnV
Office For Sale.
On the first of July we shall offer our Job Printms
Office for Kale at very low liinre. We bare over
fonts of the Utest styles of Job Type, and ererything
which pertains to a com,JH(.lrb Office outfit. Aim, one
tnarter-Mediom Uoritm Jolilwrof the Utst improTed
style, one Hoe Can) I'rwn, nnd one Hoe Cylinder, 15x21
inch bod. Any namlier of ecind-hand News Oases. The
attention of I'rtnirs U eallftl to this sale, ss we shall
offeragrbst banr.tfo rnrrn-h. For further particulars
and specimen circumr, ation-,-:
CHICAGO NKWSPAPER TTWIOW,
11 Monroe Street, Chicago, 111.
Every Man Hl Own Painter
Onr RUBBER PAINT hss been nsed on many thou
sand building, and haaalwar. nrored entirely aatl.fac
tory. Ws hare numerous testimonial, like the follow
lag. Tlx. : M. F. SHEPPAHI) A CO.. Penn Yan, N . Y.:
"We hellers It to be the BESTPAINTmanufactnred."
W. W. LELAND, "Eutaw Honae," Baltimore:
Harlng used yoor Paint on ths Grand Hotel, Sara
toga, and thl. Eutaw Houe, I recommend Its use to all."
Be ran that our TRAUE-MABK (a facsim
ile of which 1. giren above) . on every package.
Prepared ready for nss and sold by the gallon only.
Send for Sample Card and Price Lin.
Blanch Offices a Factories, 506 We.t-.t, NEW YOItK.
510 South Third t., ST. LOUIS. MO.
West Van Buren Street, CHICAGO. ILL.
dealt fn at tb Hew York Stock Exchartga boniii a
old by as on margin of Are per oents
Deffotlsted at one to two per oent from market on mem
bers of the New York Exchange or responsible partios.
Large sums hare been realised the past 30 dajn. Pat or
calisosU on 1U0 shares
Straddles f250 eaeh ; txmtrol 100 srisreA of stock for 10
days withont further risk, while many thonsand dollars
profit may be gained. Adiioe and information farniiihed.
Psmphlet oontAiruajr Talnable sUtistlcsal inforroa and
siaowinc bow Wall Sixeet operations are oondooted asat
to any address. Orders aoUcrtt-ed by mafl or wire, and
promptly executed by us. Address
tumbrioce a CO.,
Bankers and Brokers,
No. S Wsll Street. New York.
NICHOLS, SHEFARD & CO.'S
the BRILLIAirr SUCCESS of thin Grain
SBTlng, Tlme-Sarlne THRESHKK, is
npprecedented in the annals of Farm Slacbinery.
lit a brief period it has become wldel y known
and FULLY TESTABLISHBD, as the
"LEAD1NGTHBE8H1NG Itl ACHIJTK."
GRAIN RAISERS REFUSE to submit
to the wasteful and imperfect work of other
Threshers, when posted on the nut mperioritj
of this one, for earing grain, savins; time, and
doing faflt, thorough and economieol work.
THRESHERMEN FIND IT highly atlvantageons to
run a machine that has no "Beaters," "Pickers,"
or "Apron," that handles Damn Grain, Long
Straw, Headings, Flax, Timetby. Millett and all
nr.h difficult (rrain mid seeds, with ENTIRE
EASE AND EFFECTIVENESS. Cleans
to perfection; saves the farmer his thresh bill
by extra saving of grain ; makes no "Litter
uiirs; requires LESS THAN ONE-HALF the uual
Belts, Boxes, Journals, and Gears; easier man.
aged ; less repairs ; one that grain raisers prefer
to employ and wait for, esren at advanced
prtcea. while other machines are "out ot .!.'
Four sizes made with ft, 8. 10 and IS
borse ".tlonnted" Powera, alio asse
elaltr of Separator "alone," expresely
for STEA.n POWER, and to matcli
olber llorsa Powera.
If interested in grain raising, or threshing, write
for Illustrated Circulars Item free) with full
particulars of sites, styles, prices, terms, etc
NICHOLS, SHEPARD CO.,
BaltU Crust, Mk&iem.
fl ELASTIC gl
Dr. J. Walker's California ViB
enjar Bitters are a purely Vcgetabri
pieparation, made chiefly from the na
tive herbs found on the lower ranges ci
ths Sierra Nevada mountains of Cali'or- .
nia, the medicinal properties of whicb
are extracted therefrom without the as
of Alcohol; The question is almost
daily asked, "What is the caoso :' .las
auparaileiea success or vinegar hit
tEESt" Our answer is, tuat they reinor
the cause of disease, and the patient re
covers his health. They are the prea
blood purifier and a life-giving principls,
perfect Renovator ana mvigoraws
of the system. Never before iu ta
history of the -world has a medicine besn
compounded possessing tna rem&TKsms
qualities of Vinegar Bitters in healing tb
sick of every disease man is heir to. Thwy
are a gentle Purgative as veil aa a Tenia.
i: : n .. nH TnA immaiiitn
the Liver and Yirceral Organs, in BilioBf?
The nronertics of De. Waxxeb'i
YlNbQAE Bitters are Aperient, Diaphoretic,
Uarmmative, JSnrntious, liaxanve, tnureiM,
(Sedative, Counter-Irritant, Buaonne, AHfiTsv
It. II. ItIeDO!f ALD & CO..
Drnppists and Gen. Afrta., San Francisco. California,
and oor. of Wnshmjrum nnd Chnrlton Sts.. N. Y.
Sold by- nil Irrugicts nnfl Dealers.
Catalogue Free. Rw
doli.il S:'..li)lt3 N.
6th St. Locts. Mo.
I.AKCRLL'fl NEW ASTHMA
iliYD CLTAHBB nEBEDY.
Ha Tin; mtmeleil twenty years between lif j and
Math with A.STHHA.1 experimented by enm
ponocUsf roots Mid tterba sod lahsllng the mad
jielne. I fortn&stely ditcoTcrea a wontier.nl
! remody uvl tare cere for Aittims snd CaUrTb.
1 Wsrrmntcd to rel fevs InMauttl y no the pattern can
lis down to rent nd Bleep com lonely. I'm if
cUUarefinDslled with Mrnple rtAckace for rui
lUtribntion. Call and set one, or syidreM
' IS. aTsAKCIEIUC.. Asitalaa CmcJu Oh Is.
9-SoId by DrascUts. roU-siss Psckscst by mtvU. $L2b.
HEMCI5R tKSPERED TKELESS!
Vni.Ta's Klktb BKi.Tifanil
' Bands are iDtir.rartl by tho
mofit emiDnt ptiysiclarui ia
plaiut, dynpetMla, kidoey ilin
" eivetachi'B. pai in.umnns d is
orlrn,fits. female complints
-nrroiifi nl (renersildcltility.
' and other rlironir. diseaws of
thnrhest.h-rad, lirer. ftonmHi
full piirticulamfnwliy Volt a
Belt C'o., l iiiciimati, Ohio.
Smith Organ Co.,
BOSTON, MASS. -
These Standard Instrument
Sold by Music Dealer Everywhere.
AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY TOWN.
Bold Utronchoox ths United States ea tbr
aba. s, a . Srstem of Monthly Paymenta. .
Porchsssrs should ssk for the Smith AafKKKAl. Oboaik.
Ualakarnea ana rou paruounua on .
l-Hfca? E." t ta
si g'B g qS5
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XQSTCBOltTAIXCT, or Sonl Charming."
B Hw cttlMrr .-X my ait't gaiti (imi liivi- ana
afr.-rtlnn of any prrMtn ttH-ytiuuiM.iii.taiitly lit. art ail ran
..HMiw, frei.. Iiyrnall,i renin; ti.ti.r .Itli.M.rrU'. (Inkle,
ksvHtan Orarte. Drrana, lllnt.ln lA.lt... A. l.Swc.fi'Miw.ttl. A
ajuw book. AOdrMa T. W11X1AU9 4 Ca,rab'riiikuUliliav
Ko. 617 St. Cliarles Street, St. lanls, Ko.(
crntlBn to trcst sll cw of obitrtvetes to msrristw, btootj
impurities), svrry slLmrtit or akknr? vhicb reaulu frow
Indiicrctlon sr traprudeBce, with opanllctal sorrr
Pr. W.'s Mt&blU&incat is hsrtrd by tba Put of Ills
onr., tn foaaded sml hss been eitkhlUhed to bccuis
Mfe, eertsln sad relisbto relief. Being s fradssw d
MTerst nediesl oon?re, and bsrlng ibe experieoce ofs
Iobk m4 necejful Hrc in bis itiecisiltlea be baa perfoctnj
rrmeaiea tbat are flfreetaaliD sll tbeacea. Bta petieats
sr being ireaK4 by mail or exprea rrmrbtrt. Ns
natu-r who failed, call er writs. From lbs treat oun
ivrr or spplioatioaM bs la enabled to kef p bia char
Isw. 36 pagt-s, Cirlaf full aynptoiBa, for two atamps.
MO pscea. a popo.br book wbich shoetd be read by ertry
bndy. Ko narrted pair, or persoas coDtomplatioc Bar.
nare, ean afford to do without It. It ooatafaa the cream of
medical .iterators oa this sabjeet, the reaulu of Dr. W s
vo ezpsyrlenos ; alas ths best thnogbU from late works
n Karope sad Aatariea. Seat swals-d. poat paM for SAena.
WHEN WRITING TO ADVKRTISKUS,
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