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JOSEPH E. HALL, Publisher.
WADENA, WADENA CO., MINN.I
CURRENT NOTES.
CONGRESSMAN BILL SPRINGER, of Illi
nois, is one of the heirs of Abraham
Springer, grhose former estate, located
in .the heart of Wilmington, Del., is now
claimed by the heirs. The property is
valued at $100.000,000.
A MINNESOTA exchange tells a first
class story about a Wisconsin youth of
sixty summers, and his prospective
bride of an equal age, who had invited
in the minister, and at the last moment,
with all the guests present, and trunks
packed for the wedding tour, discovered
that they had no license. The story is
good, but somewhat marred by the fact
that a marriage license is not required
in Wisconsin.
ALEXANDRE MOLLER, a Russian coun
cilor of state, son of Gen. Moller and
nephew of the tutor to the Grand Dukes
Nicholas and Michael, has just died at
the age of 83. He himself, his brother
and sister, were all born deaf and dumb.
He was educated in the dumb institu
tion in St. Petersburg, rapidly learned
to read, and showed such ability that
he was first admitted into the imperial
chancery and afterwards into the coun*
cil of state.
A CONTINENTAL organization, having
for its object the assassination of all the
crowned heads of Europe, is said to
exist, with its headquarters at Geneva.
The piogramme is eimply to keep peg
ging away at the kings and emperors
until they are exterminated. The thrill
of horror which this information ought
to cause in all imperially-minded peo
ple is somewhat interfered with by the
reflection that the continental associa
tion has not yet, after five separate at
tempts, succeeded in killing a single
prince. One fact alone presents itself
to the American mind, and it is that
the society for killing purposes is not
worth a continental, and that loyalty or
divinity or good luck hedges a king
pretty effectua.lly.
THE difficulties of the Prince of Bul
garia are of a kind in which no foreign
advice can be of much use. Even if
his foreign relations were of the most
satisfactory character, he' still wduld
have to deal with that remarkable en
tity, the Bulgarian people. The great
draw-back of the passion of the Great
Powers for multiplying States is, that
the luckless miniatuie nationalities are
entirely thrown off their balance. In
no case has this been more true than
in that of Bulgaria, whose people are
so totally destitute of the preliminary
requirements of independent national
life. The Bulgarians are called upon
not merely to walk, but also to perform
ntricate gymnastic exercises. They
got a Constitution and an Assembly
and a complicated scheme of govern
ment before they acquired even the
simplest habits of self-management and
the most rudimentary accomplish
ments of civilization. The Bulgarians
have still to be educated, to acquire
the habit of municipal self-govern
ment, and to polish and civiliz9 them
selves in the most ordinary matters of
social decency. But all this takes a
great deal of time, and, to a great
extent, is absolutely repugnant to the
spirit and the genius of the people.
SOME three weeks ago the London
Times published an elaborate statistical
article showing that the total require*
ments of Great Britain for wheat for
consumption in the year ending Sept. 1,
1880, would be 24,000,000 quarters, or
192,000,000 bushels. The Times esti
mates the total supply of home grown
wheat out of the crop of 1879 at 5,990,
000 quarters, or 47,920,000 bushels, after
deducting the necessary amount for
seed, thus leaving the net requirements
for foreign wheat at 18,000.000 quarters,
or 148,000,000 bushels. From other
sources we learn that the total imports
of foreign wheat and flour into the
United KiLgdom from Sept.
1 to Nov. 8,
1879, have been as follows: Imports of
wheat from Sept.
1 to Nov. 8,14,264,367
cwt., from which deduct exports of 197,
577 cwt., leaving net imports of wheat
14,066,730 cwt. Imports of flour in
same time 2,178,142 cwt., from which
deduct exports of 31,737 cwt., leaving
net imports of 2,146,305 cwt. of flour,
the total net imports of wheat and
wheat flour being equal to 29,139,706
bushels of wheat. This leaves the total
requirements of Great Britain for for
eign wheat at 118,860,294 bushels to be
supplied in less than ten months from
Nov. 8 to Sept. 1.1880, or at the rate of
11,800,000 bushels per month.
VERY LATEST NEWS
A Record of Important Events
Domestic ana Foreign.
WASHINGTON.
A DISPATCH of the 8th says Congress
man Lay, of Missouri, died in this city,
tliis morning. He has been in feeble
health for some tvme, but the immediate
cause of his death was paralysis.
THE president, on the 10th of December,
sent the nominaton of Alexander Ram
say, of Minnesota, to the senate, as sec
retary of war, vice McCrary resigned.
The nomination was unanimously con
firmed by the senate at once, without
debate.
A DISPATCH of the 8th says the wed
ding of Lieut. Tliaclara and Miss Ellie
Sherman will take place just before Lent.
Lieut. Tbackara belongs to a Philadel
phia family of considerable wealth. His
father was engaged for years in import
ing. The family is very intimate with
the family of ex-minister to England
Welsh.
THE president sent to the senate on
Monday, the 8th, the following nomina
tions Owen N. Dennis, of Oregon,
consul-general at Shanghai John Hay,
of Ohio, assistant secretary of slate EL
ihu A. White, collector of internal rev
enue, 2d district of North Carolina S.
C. Ward, collector of internal revenue,
1st district of New York John Stone
man, of Indiana, member of the board
of Indian commissioners.
A WASHINGTON telegram of Dec. 8th
sajrs the following is the answer to the
demand of the (Commissioners, just de
livered by Ouray: We will deliver for
trial Douglas and these Indians engaged
in the massacre of Meeker and his em
ployes, provided they are tried in Wash
ington. The people of Colorado are not
friendly, and a fair trial here or in New
Mexico is not to be expected. Runners
have just started, by order of Ouray, to
bring in those Indians called for by the
commission.
A WASHINGTON telegram of Dec. 8th
says Lieut. Birnie, of the ordnance corpg,
will be married the 30th of December to
Miss Gunn, of Springfield, Mass. Miss
Gunn was the only child of very wealthy
people. Her mother died several years
ago, and she has presided over her fa
ther's house ever since. About one
month ago her father died, leaving his
immense fortune to her. She has an el
egant residence in Springfield. After
the wedding in December Mr. Birnie
and his bride will sail for Europe, he
having been granted a leave of absence
for six months, with permission to ex
tend it to a year if he so desires.
A DISPATCH of the 8rth says Senator
Voorhees ofFered a resolution declaring
that the senate had heard with deep re
gret the proposition of the president and
secretary of the treasury in their mes
sages to inaugurate anew and uncalled
for financial agitation and the destruc
tion of most of the necessary currency
now in circulation and, that the inter
ests of the country require a free and
unlimited coinage of both gold and sjlver
on conditions of exact'equality and, that
it is part of a wise financial policy to
maintain the present volume of green
backs in circulation and to preserve their
legal tender quality- unrestricted and un
impaired as to legal effect. Laid on the
table, to be called up by Yoorhees here
after.
THE senate, on the lOlh of Dec., con
firmed the following presidential nomi
nations Horatio G. Sicke], pension
agent, Philadelphia Wm. H. Hays, U.
S. district judge for Kentucky Chas. P.
James, associate justice of the supreme
court for the District of Columbia Chas.
Beardsley, of Iowa, 4th auditor of the
treasury Albert Johnson, suryevor-gen
eral of Colorado. Postmasters—Eldred
J. Foley, Boston Alfonso F. Gibbons,
Charleston, W. Va. Wm. H. McCoy,
Cadiz, O. Fred. C. Wickham, Norwalk,
O. David D. Taylor, Cambridge, O.
H. S. Robinson, Washington courthouse
Thad. Coffin, New Castle, Ind. Alfred P.
Bovee, Shelbyville, Ind. Mrs. Sarah
Hackleman. Kushville, Ind. Wm. P.
Forsyth, Jefferson, Wis, Thos. W.
Spence, Fond du Lac, Wis.
SECRETARY SCHURZ sent the following
telegram to the Ute commission on the
10th inst.:
To Gen. Hatch, Ute Commissioner,' Los
Pinos Agency:
Receive a surrender of the Indians
designated by your commission, with
the understanding that they will be
guaranteed a fair trial by a military com
mission outside of Colorado and New
Mexico inform Ouray that he will be
received here with four or five Uncom
pagras, three southern Utes and three
White River Utes. Take care that good
and influential men be selected, especi
ally from the White River Utes. It will
probably be desirable to have Jack here.
Take possession of the prisoners with a
military guard, and convey them in the
first place to Ft. Leavenworth.
(Signed) C. SCHURZ, Sec'y.
IT was reported in political circles in
Washington on the 10th of December,
that the president has tendered to Sena
tor Edmunds, of Vermont, a seat on the
bench of the supreme court whenever the
resignation of Judge Hunt, of New York,
shall create a vacancy. There is no
doubt that Senator Edmunds will accept
the office, and that, when Judge Hunt's
resignation is deceived, Edmunds*
nomination will be immediately sent
to the senate. The circuit over
which Mr. Justice Edmunds will pre
side embraces the judicial districts of
Vermont, Connecticut, and Northern,
Southern, and Eastern New York.
Judge Hunt, although permanently dis
abled for further judicial service, is not
quite old enough, neither hag he been on
the bench long enough, to entitle him to
pay for life, but congress will undoubt
edly pass a bill placing him on the
retireu list. Of the confirmation of Sen.
Edmunds there cannot be much doubt.
FIRES AND CASUALTIES.
A BROOKLYN blaze on the 7th de
stroyed |820,000 worth of property.
A ST. LOUIS Jelegratn of Dec. 7th says
it is reported here to-night, that a regular
and wild freight collided early this
morning on the Chicago and Alton road,
near Jerseyville, 111., and that Richard
Gilchrist, engineer of one of the trains,
was killed, and a ^fireman, name un
known, badly injured. The trains are
said to be badly wrecked.
A FARGO special to the ^ioneer-Press
says the heaviest storm in the history of
the Northern Pacifie railway, prevailed
all along the line, from Bismarck to Du
luth, over an area of four hundred miles
square, on the 10th inst. The snow is
a foot deep on a level and drifts four feet.
Trains are delayed and business in the
towns stopped. It is feared that casual
ties to settlers in exposed premises will
result.
A SHARON SPRINGS telegram of the 7th
says a great conflagration has occurred
here. About midnight the United States
Hotel was discovered to be on fire. At
2 a. m. the hotel was stili burning. The
cause of the fire is unknown, but it is
thought to have been the work of an
incendiary. The wind is in a south
westerly direction, and fears are enter
tained for the safety of Union Hall and
the Mansion House.
A VERY severe wind storm passed over
the town of Reny, Randolph county, Mo.,
yesterday evening, says a dispatch of
Dec. 10th. The residence of Byrd Ryle
was torn to pieces, qvHrj member of the
family b"&inj* more or less injured, and
Mr. Ryle fatally. The house of Joe
Patrick was blown down, and Miss
Wright, a visitor, seriously hurt. She
died last night. The dwelling of Noah
Burkhead was torn to pieces, and Mrs.
Burkhead seriously wounded. Several
other houses were considerably injured,
and fences, grain stacks, trees, etc., des
troyed.
FOREIGN.
A PARIS telegram of the 7th says a col
lision occurred, yesterday, on the eastern
railroad line, near Bady, during a heavy
snow storm one person was killed and
nine injured.
RERLIN advices of Dec. 7th state that
the latest St. Petersburg newspapers re
ceived there contain no article's on the
attempt of the czar's life, as they had
not received permission to publish them.
LONDON dispatches of the 7th inst.
state that during a recent cyclone in the
Bay ol Bengal, a storm wave swept over
the Island of Monkishkal, drowning
several persons.
THE people of Louisville, Ky., gave
Gep. Grant and wife a warm reception
on the :l()th inst. Gov. Blackburn and
Mayor?Baxter delivered cordial welcom
ingiaddresses.
A^LONDON telegram of Dcc. 7th says
the steamer Angelina stranded,in the
Frith of Clyde, and has her fore com
partment flooded. She will have to dis
charge the greater part of her cargo. An
attempt to float the steamer will be made
to-night.
A DISPATCH from Reshaweir, of the
6th inst., says Col. Baker's force is still
in Mai4ar, watching to prevent a junc
tion ofl the troops from Kohistan and a
body 6f*7,500 men with 12 guns, from
Ghuznee.
SnfeAroriis advices under date of Dec:
8th says that Pra Peccha, the son-in-law
of Thos. G. Knox, late British agent and
consul general at Bangkok, has been
barbarously beheaded at Pechim, Siam,
and that Pra Peccha's father and brother
have been.imprisoned.
NEWS was received from Sophia on
the 10th inst. that Prince Alexander of
Bulgaria is daily becoming more un
popular. Serious apprehensions are telt
for his safety. It is growing evident
that the constitution is not adapted to'
successful execution. The country is
threatened with anarchy.
A DISPATCH from London under date
of Dec. 8th says: Queen Victoria to-day
at Windsor Castle received the offieers
and men who distinguished themselves
in the Zulu war, and conferred the Victo
ria cross and other decorations—includ
ing one corporal and three privates. Gen
erals Newdigate, Creolock and Peareoh,
and other South African commanders,
attended the ceremony.
A DISPATCH from Cabul of Dec. 6th
says the governor of Majdar, who was
reported to have been killed by a party
of &.fshaw regulars of Hill men on the
3rd inst., and the governors of Kohistan
and Logar Valley, who are reported to
have been threatened with the same fate,
probably are Mahomed Russian, Major
Abdullah Khan and Shabaz Khan, who
were recently appointed governors of
Majdar, of Logar and of Kohistan, re
spectively The regulars mentioned to
have taken part in the killing of the gov
ernor of Majdar, meaning a part of the
ex-ameer's army.
GENERAL NOTES.
GEN. GRANT has accepted an invita
tion, according to a Milwaukee special
of the 6th, to visit that city during next
May.
THE destruction of the dams on nearly
all the principal fivers in Hungary and
Transylvania has caused terrible inun
dations, says a Pesth dispatch of Dec,
10. The weather at the same time was
very csld.
A DISPATCH from Fairplay, Colorado,
Dec. 18th, reports the discovery of uran
ium in the Sacramento mining district, a
mineral found in Bohemia, but never
before in this country, as far as known.
The present discovery was made by H.
L. Rice. The ore runs 60 per cent.
Uranium ia worth $1,000 a ton.
AT a meeting of the Western Union
Telegraph company in New York Dec.
10th, a quarterly dividend of 1%. per cent,
was declared, also an extra dividend of
one per cent, out of the surplus. The
net earnings of the company for the year
amount to nearly $3,700,000.
A ST. LOUIS telegram of Dec. 8th states
that extensive arrangements have been
inade for amass meeting of Irish citizens
and others to be held to-morrow night to
consider the best means of extending aid
to the needy peasants of Ireland. The
Knights of St. Patrick have donated $500
from the funds of the society for this pur
pose, and individual members will make
liberal contributions.
A CINCINNATI dispatch of the 8th inst.
says in the senatorial district composed
oi Ross and Highland counties, Ohio, an
election' was held yesterday, to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of H. L.
Brown, republican. The returns received
show that J. Eutrekin, republican, is
700 votes ahead of McCoy, democrat, in
Ross county, which is a large republican
gain. Eutrekin's majority in the dis
trict is estimated'at 1,200.
THE largest sale of pine lands that
ever occurred in the State of Michigan
for spot cash was closed here yesterday,
says a Grand Rapids dispatch Of Dec. 10.
Norris & Uhl, attorneys of this city, sold
for the estate of Geo. B. Warren, of Troy,
N. y., 4,520 acres of choice pine land in
the eastern part of Newaygo county, on
the line of the Chicago & West Michigan
railroad, and a half-interest in what is
known as the Beidler Logging railroad,
seven miles long, for $128,000. The land,
estimated to cut 55,000,000 to 60,000,000
feet of lumber, was sold at $25 an acre.
The purchasers area corporation known
as the West Michigan Lumber Co.
GENERAL GRANT has written the fol
lowing letter to a New York legislative
delegation
GALVNA,
DEAR SIR—I
Illinois, Dec. 6.
Dear Hon. Hamilton Fish, Jr.,
JV.
Y.:
have your letter of tbe 28th, now
suggesting that the 26th or 27th of December,
probablj the latter would be a convenient day to
have me to go to New York. The 29th will suit
me qnite as well, but since 1
wrote yon last an in
vitation has been sent to accept a special car to
Key West, Florida, and passage from there to
Havana, to leave for. New .York, Philadelphia or
Washington about the 26th or 127th of December.
If I accept this, I will not go to New York before
my retarn next spring. On tbe whole, I think it
is better to defer going until that time. If any
thing should detain me so as to make it necessary
to go to New York, I will inform yon aa soon as
1
am made aware of it-
Very truly yours, U. S. GRANT.
A Los PINOS telegram under date of
Dec. 6th says the Ute commission is pro
gressing finely. Jack is still on the
stand. So far, he has proved the most
valuable witness yet examined, answer,
ing all questions promptly, keeping
nothing back. He claims that the re
moval of the agency was the commence,
ment of the trouble that an elevation of
8,700 feet, with frost in every month in
the year, farming was impossible that
he and band received no rations for a
year, which he claims was a violation of
the treaty of 1868 that his engagement
with the troops was a fair fight he calls
Douglass squaw-man for having attacked
the agency, and insists that a white man
under the same circumstances would
have fought Thornburg.
CRIME.
t.
A NEW YORK dispatch of Dec. 9th says
the death warrant has been signed for
the execution of Nathan Greenfield, con-*
victed after the third trial, in Syracuse,
for the murder of his wire. He is
sentenced to be hanged en Friday next.
AN Oswego telegram of the 9th inst.
says Daniel Searles (colored) for the
murder ofEldridge G. Reiney, (white)
at Newark Valley, June 25, last, has
b^en sentenced to be hanged, January
21st, 1880.
A YANKTON dispatch of the 8th says
Silas Frank Beebe, on trial for the mur
der of Geo. Landpher, at Crow Creek
on the 4th of last July, was to-night
found guilty after a two weeks trial. He
will receive the death sentence next
Saturday:
A COLUMBUS, Ohio, dispatch of the 7th
says Robert Egenbett, a tramp, was con
victed of being a tramp to-day, the first
arrest and conviction since the stringent
Tramp law was passed. The penalty is
from one to three years' confinement in
the penitentiary.
A CINCINNATI dispatch of Dec. 7th
says A. H. Sayers, late mail agent, and
running on the Kentucky Central rail
road,4 was found guilty of stealing money
from letters, and was to-day sentenced
by Judge Baxter to three years in the
Auburn, N. Y., penitentiary.
THE XLVI CONGRESS.
THURSDAY, Dec. 4.—Senate- Mr. Car
penter offered a resolution, declaring that
the resumption and circulation of gold,
silver and greenbacks as the lawful
money, and the expectation that the
finances would not be disturbed by pre
cipitate legislation, had been followed by
revived industry and general prosperity
that ,the successful conduct of business
depended on a stable financial policy,
and that in the opinion of the senate,
any legislation during the present ses
sion materially changing the existing
system of finance would be inexpedient.
The vice president laid before the
sentte a communication from the sec
retary of war, transmitting a letter from
Col. Gibbs, of the 7th infantry, calling
attention to the fact that citizen volun
teers who participated in the battle of
Big Horn, have not been remunerated
for their services, and that no provision
has been made for the widows and
orphans of those who were killed there,
and recommending action on the matter.
Several bills yrere introduced, but none
of general importance. Adjourned until
Monday.
THURSDAY, Dec. 4 .—House.—Among
the bills introduced was one. declaring
that congress is not only opposed to any
reduction in the volume of United States
legal tender notes, but also of silver dol
lars also a bill to return to the freedmen
cf the south, their savings deposited in
the Freedmen's Saving and Trust com
pany. A resolution was offored directing
the judiciary committee to enquire into
the expediency of a constitutional
amendment for the purposo of limiting
the time for the presentation of
claims against the United States, to six
years from the time the claim accrued.
Adjourned till Monday.
MONDAY, Dec. 8th.—House.—Immedi
ately after the reading of the journal,
Mr. Clark announced the death of Mr.
Lay, stating that it was not his intention
now to speak, as the love he bore for his
late colleague would prompt him, but at
some future time. He then offered ares
olution of regret, which was adopted
and the speaker appointed representatives
Clark, Morrison, Hill, Bingham, Chal
mers, Calkins and Ryan a committee to
arrange the funeral. Adjourned.
MONDAY, Dec. 8—Senate—Bills were
introduced to remove the Ute Indians
from Colorado to adjust a claim of Ar
kansas against the United States to pro
vide for a postofflce at Charleston,
W. V.
A resolution relating to the regents of
the Smithsonian Instituie. The vice
president laid before the senate a
communication from the secretary of
war transmitting information as to the
circumstances which led to the arrest
and removal of the Cherokee Indians
from the Cherokee nation. Referred.
Also a communication from the secreta
ry of war, transmitting a copy of the re
port of the board of Engineer officers,
relating to the bridge across the Detroit
river, at or near Detroit. Referred. Mc
Donald presented the memorial of
Jao. H. McLane, and another relative to
taking illegal fees in the U. S. clerks'
office in circuit court for the southern
district of Ohio. Referred. A message
was received from the house, announcing
the adjournment of that body on account
of the death of A. M. Lay, of Missouri,
and that it had passed concurrent reso
lutions appointing a committee of repre-.
sentatives and senators to arrange for the
funeral and to accompany the remains to
his late home. The senate concurred in
the resolution, and Vest, Kerkehood and
Walker were appointed members of the
committee. On motion of Vest, as a fur
ther mark of respect,the senate adjourned.
TUESDAY, Dec. 9th.—Senate—Mr. Bay
ard, from the committee on finance, re
ported the senate bill for the interchange
of substdary silver coin, and asked its in
definite postponement So ordered.
Also the senate bill to authorize the sec
retary of the treasury to issue ten mil
lion dollars of 4 per cent, bonds, for the
payment of arrears of pensions, and
asked its indefinite postponement. So
Ordered. Without debate or discussion,
the senate, this afternoon, confirmed the
nomination of secretary McCreary to be
United States circuit judge for the eighth
circuit.
TUESDAX, Dec. 9—House.—Mr. Pound
introduced a joint resolution proposing
an amendment to the constitution, pro
viding tliat after ihe 4th of March, 1885,
the president and vice president shall
hold office for six years, and shall be in
eligible for more than one term consecu
tive, and that members of congress be
elected for three years. Referred. The
speaker then had called the list of
states for bills for rcferenee.
Mr. Myers introduced a bill to retire the
national bank circulation, and substitute
the U. S. treasury notes therefor. Mr.
Frost introduced resolutions of sympathy
with the distressed people of Ireland.
Mr. Kelley—proposing a constitutional
amendment prohibiting general legisla
tion on appropriation bills, and allow
ing a veto ot any one or more of the
items in such bills. Numerous other
bills of less importance were introduced
when the house adjourned.
WEDNESDAY,Dec.10.—SenaU—Among
the bills introduced were the following:
To authorize the erection of a statue ia
honor of Chief Justice John Marshall
to recognize and pay certain claims due
by the state of West Virginia, to citizens
thereof, for services rendered the United
States in the late war and which are
properly chargeable to the United States.
On motion of~Mr. Ingalls, the bills now
on the calendar reported by him, April
7,1879, for the relief of the central branch
of the Union Pacific railway company
Was indefinitely postponed. The res0lu
tion offered by Davis of West Virginia,
calling on the secretary of the treasury
for a statement of the amounts paid out
of the treasury since 1864, on private
claims growing out of the late war, was
finally adopted"by a party vote, the dem
ocrats voting for and the republicans
against it. The concurrent resolution
to adjourn from Dec. 19 to Jan. 6, was
adopted.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. IQ.—Home—ULr.
Burrows, of Michigan, introduced a joint
resolution proposing an amendment to
the constitution declaring that polygamy
shall not exist in the United States and
that congress shall have power to enforce
this provision by appropriate legislation.
Consideration of the political assessment
bill was postponed until January
k7.
A
long debate occurred on the question of
fixing the salary of the supreme
court reporter. The salary was finally
fixed at $4,000.
THE following is recomended as a cure
for sleeplessness: ''Wet half a towel,
apply to the back of the neck, pressing
upward toward the base of the brain,
and fasten the dry half of the towel ov
er so as to prevent tbe too rapid exhal
ation. The effect is prompt and charm
ing, cooling the brain and inducing
calmer, sweeter sleep than any narcot
ic. Warm water may be used, though
most persons prefer cold. To those per
sons suffering from over excitement
of the brain, whether the result of brain
work or pressing anxiety, this simple
remedy is an especial boom."
One Experience from Many:
"I had been sick and miserable so long and had
caused my husband eo much trouble ana expense,
no one seemed to know what ailed me, that I was
completely disheartened and discouraged. In
thiBirame of mind I got a bottle of Hop Bitters
and used them unknown to my family. I Boon
began to Improve and gained so fast that my hus
band and family thought it strange and unnatural,
but when 1 tola them what helped me, they said
"Hurrah for Hop Bitters (long may they prosper,
for they have made mother well and ua happy."—
The Mother—Home Journal.
ADMIRAL SHERER, one of tbe last sur
vivors of Parry's arctic expedition, and
who was an English midshipman on
the Spencer during the last war'between
this country and Great Britain, has
just died on the Isle of Jersey. He ren
dered at one time great service in the
suppression of the slave trade in the
West Indies.
What Tliey Say.
I?ev. J. E. Rankin, D. D., of Washington, D. C.,
certifies of Warner's.Sale Kidney and Liver Cure:
•'I doubt not that it has great virtue." Rev. C.
A.
Harvey, D. D.. Secretaiy of Howard University,
certifies that for Bright's disease "no other reme
dy can be held for one moment in comparison
with this." E. W. Neff, of Detroit. Mich., certi
tiee that it completely cured him of a vory serious
chronic liver complaint. J. H. Sherlock, oi .Roch
ester, N.
Y.,
certifies that it cured him of Brigfrfs
disease of several years' standing, and that he be
lieves it to be the most valuable remsdv ever dis
covered. These are samples of hundreds of other
testimonials.
A man has the right to climb up the
walls of fame just as high as possible
and he has nobody to blame but 1 him
self if some one knocks the ladder out
fronTunder him.

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