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NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
M P O R T A N T TO FARMERS!
ss-Qnly $40 A Ton, -sar
GUAPJ A HANI.
AN IMPORTED NATURAL
G-U ANO!
Gronxiino utxlxzxctl Depooit.
A monopoly of this valuable deposit has been created in favor of ibia Company by the
' The riimfofG CANAH ANI is a registered TRADE MARK .1 the U. 8. PATENT OF
FICE, and all persons are warned from making nse of the same in connection with fertil-
' 'V. of any kind.
EXAMINE ANALYSES OF
!. !'. A. (iKNTH, Philadelphia, Professor of Applied Chemistry, Uuiveraity of Penn-
Prof.'V. K. WILSON. Baltimore, late Assistant to the gieat German Chemist, Barron J.
Von Liebig.
IMPORTED ONLY BY THE
CUANAHANI CUANO COMPANY,
PETERSBURG, VA.
DIRECTORS :
PRESIDENT -MA J. N. M. TANNOR, of Rowlett & Tannor.
VICE-PRESIDENT ROBT. A. MARTIN, f Robert A. Martin &. Co.
KRANK POTTS, of Mcllwaine & Co.; C. R. BISHOP, of Bishop & Branch; JOHN R.
1- UTTKSON ot Patterson, Madison & Co.; DAVID CALENDAR; JOHN MANN; JOHN
i'. ARMISTEAD ; W. A. K. FALKENER.
WM. R. GRIFFITH, of Baltimore, Ucmermt Affent.
Petersburg, Va., December 17th, 1873.
I be Farmers and Guano Dealer of North Carolina and Virginia:
Geiitlenien To the manv of you with whom I am personally acquainted, I would say,
i :.at ..f ood results from GUANAHANI GUANO, I have not the shadow of a doubt. Con
';iirr.fis."as it does, in such large amounts, the essentials for plant food, success from its
'.'lieri!on would seem certain. It being of animal origin, you will se at once that its
'r'avedipntsmustbeall soluahle in the aoil. Its nitrogen, from nitric acid, is the most
ivaiiable loira known to chemistry ; the other part, from undeeomposed animal matter, is
preferable to the volatile salts in Peruvian Guano. I ask of each of you the kindness of a
Ihoior.iih examination of the accompanying analyses by two of the great chemists oi the
,onnrv With respect, vours truly,
1 WM. R. GRIFFITH, General Agent.
HIE cnvrAVY GUARANTEES THAT EVERY CARGO WILL BE ANALYZED BE
FORE IT IS OFFERED FOR SALE.
GUARANTEED
. ., . . -. j : 1
A in id. t.i.i, from both Mtrogen ana iMiinc ACia
ne Phosphate ot Lime
I.ETTE
FH FROM PROF. WM. C. KERR, STATE GEOLOGIST OF NORTH CAROLINA :
Kaieigb, N. C. January 7th, 1874.
;r 7? a.-iXrh Em. General Aaent Guanahani
ivar'sir : 1. F. A. Gentb, whose Analysis of the Guanahani Gaaoo you have shown me
' Chemical Mineralogist to the Geological" 8urvey, and has no soperior as a chemist. I
! we no hesitation in endorsing any analysis from his laboratory. And I think the an
rivsis justifies his statement that the substance exaraiued by him is a VALUABLE MAN-
1 FVoui his report, and that of Prof. Wilson, it is evidently a TRUE GUANO, both in
origin and composition, and its action on crops may ha expected to be the same in kind
end in degree, proportion to its relative per centage of the valuable ingredients Phos
; !:oric Acid, Ammonia and Potash, that of the first, being unusually high.
Yonrs truly,
W. G. KERR, State Geologist-
ANALYSES.
The following analyses of different cargoes and samples by two of the leading chemists
i t" t'ie countrv. are given fcr the guidance of the public :
LETTER OF PKOF. P. B. WILSON, LATE ASSISTANT OF BARON J. VON. LIEBIG.
CHEMICAL LABORATORY OF PROF. P. B. WILSON, No. 3D Second Street.
Baltimore, December 1st, 1873.
M (.t, N. M. Tasxor, Piesidert Guanahani Guano Company, Petersburg, Va.:
Dear Sir : I have drawn samples of the Guano, as it has arrived in cargo lots, and hnd
exceedingly uniform in the amount of Phosphoric Acid it contains, namely, from 15 to j
19 per cen'
This is combined with Lime, and
! v i.'r.iits It contains potential ammonia
value equal to from 2 to 3 per cent, of ammonia, with the alkalies Potash and Soda, and
YPi'ip.bie proportions of Sulphate of Lime. The whole forming a very desireable combina
for all crops, and when applied to land, the crop receiving proper tillage, must in my
.pinion, give as good results as any guano offered to the fanner.
Iii;g of animal origin, the organtic matter has undergone partial decomposition, and it
i.f cessarily contains a valuable amount of Humus, which makes its fertilizing power much
greater than fertilizers which are compounded largely of Peruvian Guano, which, beyond
i.s ammonia and small phosphatic value, has little or no power in absorbing from the at
l.e' e and retaining in the soil the movable elements absorbed by moisture and brought
-,n ny the rains, as the guano yoa are now placing npon the market. All of the
ivmponenis of this Guano are very soluble in the soil, and possess such- physical proper
ties as to render it at all times and under all circumstances as immediately available plant
food.
Tne late samples you sent me for analysis, from the deposit which you inform me you
iii'cnd to ship from, show a decrease in the phosphatic value, butfja large increase in its ni
tr.u?n compounds. I think, however, from previous observations of cargoes, that you mar
:eao! ably expect, that cargoes taken fro'.n where these sample were drawn, will materi
".y improved in the saline compounds, (phosphates alkalies and magnesia.)
Respectfully. &c. P. E. WILS0N, Analytical and Consulting Chemist.
Maj. N. M. Tasnok, President Guanahani Guano Company, Petersburg, Va.:
liar Sir : The following is the result of r.9!vais of samples drawn bv me
combined cargoes of your guano :
Muilure, (deter, at 'J.VZ degrees F.) 14.99 per cent.
Ni'.rogpn 1 49 jer cent.
Equal to Ammonia 1-77 per cnt.
Nitric Acid 3.27 per cent.
Having a Nitrogen value equal to Ammonia 1.02 per cent.
Fhospboric Acid 1941 percent.
Equal to Bone Phosphate of Lime 42.37 per cent.
Cliloride of Sodium and potassium 9 36 per cent.
Sulphate of Lime 15.23 per cent.
Organic Matter, Carbonate of Lime, Iron not determined.
Respectfully, &c, P. B. WILSON, Analyt St Consulting Chem.
Chemical Laboeatort of Prof. P. B. Wilsojt, No. 30 Second St ,
Baltimore, Noyember 29ih, 1873.
M"..i N. M. Tannor, President Guanahani Gnano Company, Petersburg, Va.,
Dkar Sir : The sample of Guano marked No. 19, Chart S, contains :
Mo sture (dried at S13 degreesF.) 24.82 per cenl.
0;gat ic Matter 28.32 per cent.
'ontaining Ammonia 2.73 per cent.
Ni'ric Acid 6.76 per cent.
llavin Nitrogen value to Ammonia 2.13 per cent.
I : r.anic Matter 46.86 per cent.
Insoluble .Matter 1.60 per cent.
Phosphoric Acid .
. . . 10.29 per
...... . - I) T 1 ' i .. T -
1U 11 L'J IOIie I UUSpUttWJ Ot XjIUJO.
I'-'tah and Soda, as Chlorides... .2.93 par
Respectfully, etc ,
P.B.
Chkmical Laboeatort of Prof. P. B. Wilsos, No. 30 Secoxd St.,
Baltimore Nov. 9th, 1873.
M i X. M. Tannor, President Guanahani Guano Company, Petersburg. Va.,
1'e.vrSir: The samples of Guanahani Guano you handed me for analysis, marked Xo.
('.. Chart F. contains :
Mojsture idiied at 212 degrees F.)
'''rganic Matter
Containing Ammonia
Nitric Acid
llavmg a .Nitrogen value equal to Ammonia
I:. organic Matter
C'on'.aing Insoluble Residue
Magnesia
Lime
Sulphuric Acid
Phosphoric Acid
. .6.50
.. ..65
. .15.21
...1.64
..11.96
Equal to Bone Phosphate of Lime
Potash and Soda, as Chlorides, 2.09 per
P.
Respectfully, etc.,
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA,
t Wzst Philadblphia, 19th, 1873.
Maj. N. M. Tannfr, Petersburg, a.,
L)n.p. Sir: In compliance with your request, I have analyzed sample of " Guanahani
Guano," and have made additional examination of an average sample from a lot of 300
t .-.ns the result of which, I beg to embrace in the following. The Quano is a brownish
p.i-.vder, with lumps of combinations of lime with Carbonic Phosphoric and Nitric acids.
It contains a considerable quantity of water (about 20 per cent), and when dried is a paler
bi-.j'.vn powder. Toe Guano is evidently of animal origin, and the minute bones, which
wpre discovered in the same, indicate that it is the result, of the decay of bats, mice, &c.
i if iinuiiLiiy oi uruauiu mmier, wmcu is sun present, is aoout 12 per cent., and this yields
about 2i per cent, of ammonia. A portion of the nitrogen is Dresent. as nitric acid of
w ne i
,ui. c per ieut. was iuuii-1. ah me
. rer cent, of ammonia. The phosphoric acid in the Guano, about 121 per cent., equal to
-7 '. f,er cont of Lone phosphate. A considerable quantity of the phosphoric acid how
ever, ii present, ns so called neutual phosphate of lime, which, being slightly soluble in
v.-;i;er. lenders the Guano as quick in its action as a corresnondinr nmntiir nf ,,r,r-
I:hi..sihate would do.
The small per centage
to its value
From all the experiments which I have
exiH that it is a valuable roanuure.
Yours truly,
University, oy Pennsylvania,
v T tJ . A'Mt Philadelphia, Not. 28tb, 1873,
N. M. I as son, President Guanahani Guano Company, Petersburg, Va.,
JJi ai- fcnr : The sample of Guano analized in compliance with your favor of 31st and 25th
i- phosphoric nitric and sulphuric acids, and ammonia, potash, soda, lime and mairneKin'
eoiitains as lollows :
fhospboric Acid,
r.v'.ivsilent to Hone fhosphate ofLirae,
Nitric Acid,
i-Milptmric Acid,
lJo':h,
-o;;.i,
M i-n'"sia, .... ... .V.'.
Nifroeu, eiiuivalent to Ammonia
Yours truly.
WHOLE AMOUNT OF AMMONIA.
Ammonia,
Nitric Acid, (producing nitrogeuequal to Ammonia,)
The Company recommend an application of from 200 to gao pnnds per acre,
but not over Ibe larger aiaoun:.
As it w ll be imposible to bring hut few thousand tons to this country in time for the sprinir
i M.le, orpers must be sent at an early dnv to secure it.
For further information apply at the offie of the
GUANAHANI GUANO COMPANY,
PETERSBURG, VIRGINA.
. M. TANXOR, President. DI1M.I.r ROBT. A. MARTIN. Vise-President.
WILLIAM R. GRIFFITH, Geueral Agent.
OR TO
33 OOPPI23LD.
SOLE AGENT FOR
o uauaUaal Guana Company fr Tartwro', N. Cn ul tk Ticinity.
ANALYSIS.
- wF
o i r. .
zo u on per ceni
Quano Company, Petersburg Virginia:
is ot animal origin, and readily assimilable
and nitiic acid, having a combined Nitrogen
Baltimore, December 1st, 1873.
from three
cent.
cent.
.22 46 per cent.
100 00 per cent.
WILSON, Auaiyt. and Consulting Chem.
2 86 tier cent.
2.88 per cent.
18.18 per cent.
29.52 per cent.
.90 per cent.
.v)2.S0 per cent.
per cent.
per cent.
per cent.
per cent.
per cent.
2G.10 per cent.
cent.
100.00 per cent.
B. WIKSON, Analyt. and Consulting Chem.
nurogeo present would be eauiva ent to about
of potash, which was found in the analys's,
made of the Guanahani
Quano. no doubt can
p. A. GENTH.
'
12.19
26.61
3.01
081
020
0.63
18.16
0.52
2.47
F. A. GENTH.
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Country.
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THE
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FRIDAY,
FEBRUARY 20, 1874
A STILL DAY IN AUTUMN.
i
BY S. H. WHITM4X.
" I love to wander through the woodlands
hoary,
In the soft light of an autumnal day,
When Summer gathers up her robes of glory,
And like a dream of beauty glides away.
How through each hived familiar path she
lingers.
Serenely smilina through the golden mist.
Tinting the wild grape with her dewy fingers,
Till the cool emerald turns to amethyst.
Kindling the faint stars of the hazel, shining
To liaht the ;looni of Autumn's moulder
ing halls.
With hoary pUmes the clematis entwining,
Where o'er the rocks her withered garland
fall-.
Warm lights are on the sleepy uplands wan
ing. Beneath soft clouds along the horizon
rolled,
Till the slant sunbeams ibiough their fringes
raining,
Bathe all the h i! in melancholy gold.
The moist wiiuls breathe of c.isped
leaves
and flowers
In
the damp hollows of the woodland
sown,
Mingling the freshness of autumnal showers
With spicv airs from eedarn alleys blown.
Beside the brook and on the umbered mead
ow, Where yellow fern-tufts Heck the faded
ground
With folded lids beneath their palmy shadow
The gentian r.ods in dewy slumbers bound.
Upon those soft fnned lids the bee sits
brooding,
Like a fond lover loth to say farewell,
Or with shi.t wings through r.ilken folds in
truding. Creeps near her heart his drowsy tale to
tell.
The little birds npon the hillside lonely
Flit noiselessly from spray to spray,
Silent as a sweet wandering thought that
only
Shows its bright win
is r.nd softly glides
awav.
The scentless dowers in the warm sunlight
d reaming.
Forget to breathe their fullness ot delight,
And through the tranci I woods soft airs are
steaming,
Still as the dew fall of the Summer night.
So. my heart a sweet, unwonted feeling,
Stirs like the wind in ocean's hollow
shell
Through all its secret chambers sadly steal-
Yet liiui- no word its mystic charm to
tell.
Shavings.
Time wiili all its eel
erity, moves
slowly on to iiitii who
e whole em
aiijtt l oil in liiiii n nu:
pi0Tment to WJ1 iCl,
r
' ;
j
; The dressmakers are the best
supporters ot newspapers they
i pattern
-izv every
one that tails into
tneir
lianls.
A chiropodist announces on his
business c:mls that he has "removed
corns from several ot" the crowned
heads of Ivir pr.
If 1 as ji'.Mn to paint a picktur
of Fairh. Affection, and Honesty, I
would paiiit !:ii d ) looking up in
mi face waggeri hix rait. Tosh
BiVinys.
''Raw recruits for Satan," is the
kindiy compliment bestowed by the
Nothern Christian Advocate in re
cording the admission of two hun
dred ne.v students into Cornell Uni
versity. Among the steady habits of Con
necticut is a steady habit of drink
ing. Fifteen out of ever' forty one
who have died in that State during
the pa$t liva year3 were drunkards.
The Louisville Courier-Journal
says that "a Tennessee editor, who
has been drinking Cincinnati whis
key for a mcnth. has written to an
eastern punting hous for a 'patent
inside." "
d
big-iL-I. it
friend, ho
nv hands.
'Vr,!l street iniin to a
Ini up Din; of his braw
"Thur ' sr id. the friend.
. ''looks as ;iio:igh you'd gone short
1 on soap."
"I meant to have told you of
: that hole." said a gentleman to his
j friend, who, walking in his garden,
j stumbled into a pit of water. "Xo
j matter," said Ids friend, "I have
' found it."
A Louisiana mon puts a two
ounce can of nitroglycerine inside
of a ehiclccn, tosses the chicken to
! an alligator, nml the bayou which
j once knew that alligator knows him
j no more.
i A Texnsbarbpr, who ornamented
i his front door with a white knob, is
J said to have had no peace nntil the
j last vestige of it had been shot awaj
i by hi sprightly neighbors, who
i made use of it ns a target.
A rura: exchange says: "Many
children hereabouts are afflicted
with chicken-pox, and the physicians
attribute it to the eating of too
much turkey." The disease never
afflicts New York boarding houses.
The Empress of Germany is one
of the most simply dressed of wo-
man, except on occasions of cere
mony. Her dry goods bills are
said to be less than the wives of
many of the merchants. She drives
out in a calico dress. And the
Princess Bismark, fresh and come
ly, though past sixty, superintends
her farm work, goes about the house
with a great bunch of keys at her
girdle and her house is filled with
knitted quilts and such, tbe evi
dence of her skillful industry.
Stephen Girard's will prohibited
clergymen from ever entering the
doors of Girard College. At a
recent visit of the Knights Templar
of Boston to the Institution, one of
the Knight, a well-known phy
sician, who wears a white neck tie.
was passing in, the janitor accosted
him saying, " You can't pass in
here, sir, the rule forbids it." "The
h 1 I can't" replied the physician.
" All right sir," replied the
janitor "pass right in."
The Boy Organist.
Mozart's first experience of a
large organ was in the monaster of
a little town on the banks of the
Danube. He was then only six
years old, and in company with his
father had left his home in Salz
burg, and started upon a long course
of travel. All day long they had
been sailing down that majestic
river, past crumbling ruins, frown
ing castles, cloisters hidden away
among the crags, towering cliffs,
quiet villages nestled in sunny
valleys, and here and there a deep
gorge that opened back from the
gliding river, its hollow distance
blue with fathomless shadow, and
its loneliness and stillness stirring
the boy's heart like some dim and
vast cathedral.
The company of monks with
whom they had been traveling that
day were at supper in the refectory
of the cloister, when father Mozart
took Wolfgang into the chapel to
see the organ.
And now as the boy gazed with
something of awe upon the great
instrument looming up in the shad
ows of the great empty church, hia
face lit up with serene satisfaction,
and every motion and attitude of
the little figure expressed a wonder
ing reverence. What tones must
even now be slumbering in those
mighty pipes ? Tones which, if
once awakened, could give utter
ance to all that voiceless beauty
which the day's scenes had showed
him life and death, present and
past ; the peaceful river and the
deserted ruin : the sunshine unfail
ing and the unfailing shadow ?t its j
side. !
rather, sam tne Doy, "ex
plain to me those pedals at the
organ's feet, and let me play ?"'
Well pleased, the father com
plied. Then Wolfgang pushed
aside the stool, and when father
Mozart had filled the great bellows,
the elfin organist stood upon the
pedals, and trod them as though he
had never needed to have their
management explained.
How the deep tones woke the
somber stillness of the old church.
Ihe organ seemed some great un-
couth creature, roaring for very joy
at the caresses of the marvelous
child. j
The monks, eating their supper
in the refectory, heard the tones
and dropped knife and fork in as
tonishment. Ihe organist of the
brotherhood was among them
never had he played with
; but
such
power ana ireeuom. lhey listen
ed ; some grew pale ; others crossed
themselves; till the prior rose up,
summoned all his courage, and
hastened in the chapel. The others
followed but when thy looked up
into the organ-loft, lo ! there was
no form of any organist to be seen,
though the deep tones still massed
themselves in new harmonies,
and made the stone arches
thrill with their power. " It is
the devil himself," cried the
first one of lite monks, drawing
closer to one of his companions, and
giving a second look over his shoul-
! tier into the darkness of the aile. '
i " It is a miracle !" said another.
1 T.-i .1 .1 . .11 . e . , I
iut vt iien me omesi 01 tneir niita- ;
ber mounted the stairs to the organ
front, he stood vjotrified with amaze
ment. There stood the tiny figure,
treading from pedal to pedal, and
at the same time clutching the keys
above with his little hands, gather
ing handfu's of those wonderful
chords as if they were violets, and
flinging them out into the solemn
gloom behind him. lie heard noth
ing, saw nothing besides ; his eyes
beamed like i-tars, and his whole
! face lighted with impassioned joy.
I liouder and fuller rose the harmo
nies, streaming forth in swelling
i billows, till at 1 ;st they seemed to
j reach a sunny sdiore. on which they
broke ; and 'hen a whispering rip
; pie of faintest melody lingered a
, moment in the air, like the last
j murmer of a wind harp, and all was
1 still.
The Dome of the Capitol.
The dome of the Capitol at Wash
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higher than the Washington Monu
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than Bunker Hill Monument, and
23 feet higher than the Trinity
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about 70,000 full grown persons, or
about equal to a thousand loaded
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half.
Directly over your head i3 a fig
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ing 14,985 pounds. The pressure
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square foot. St. Peter presses
nearly 20,000 pounds more to the
square foot, and St. Genevieve, at
Paris, 66,000 pounds more. It
would require, to crush the suppor
ters of our dome, a pressure of 557,
270 pounds to the square foot. The
cost was about $1,000,000. The
new wings cost $8,500,000. The
architect has a plan lor rebuilding
the old central part of the Clapitol
and enlarging the park, which will
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T:ittat;:iiiiri"r-. i..l uiw Cnneeetions. whether ' (lie
''f. i::-'i. 1K..VU& or other glands or orj;aii, t
IS r;.0'.I ONE TO TWENTY MINUTES.
' r 'i w violent T excruciating ton rain the
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.:.'- -i:rf 'KMi"S. SeASMS, RUCK STOMACH,
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;;'f;:.. cli wish in tue uowels.
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T-VUli ANT AGUE.
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W;-. '.- I'll. I,- lin;.-k in RADWAY'S KEAbY KE
l.ii i. i , r.ts tier t.":tlc.
i rk H hfi
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. A "ilXISTTINf! CURES: R1
j -M L' TilK I'HANilES. THE
.:s. I N DEP. THE INKLl'ENi K
.' iVOXDERFCL MEDICINE.
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:i iT
m Day an Increase in
aM Weipl Seen
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-r.!!-n.-r.; - !im !i-irf inun the Kar. nnd
: ij .ijn ti.ea--;. Eruptions. Kover
l,-.vt. Hinv Vrni.half Hhrum. Fry.sipt las,
. .'il, U.r;ny in l'loli, 'i'uiuorx. Can
".;r.t fiiwl nit vt .iheiiinj and painful dis
. r-' v. p.iiB, Lfstfi Kjri'i and all wastes ot
:'-,-' urn -. i;!ijt, iiic t-iuative ranee of thfs
: s-:.yU :.i v;'i.-iiiiairv. tiiiU n u-w dur' um; will
r. -ottr.-'i w.tss i. fr enher ol those turuu or
. (',.( n; t.o .vi r t.j cure t;:cn.
Eifi.r. ti lilv itOf.'omin? r.i:tccd bv the wafls
i, -iii" i t h::t i-i fjMiitiiuiully progress! ng, auc
' tvu'-c v;ntr. mid renain the camo
r:- I J!i:i.Jc from heai:hy blood and thi
.iilTr.lAN will and d(.s necure a cum
t r tw e itxia reined v toiiiinpiioes its
; :iun, and succeod--.in dimiitihtnu the
r,- rr-:'fi!ii will he rapid, and everv day
Wii: !ih il.iiiKseil iirowlnj: better andstrunietr,
;-'L-iiirr f. -uer, appetiiL' improving, and iich
" d,K- 'tie. .S.R5AP1TILLIAN" RfCSOLTKKT TXCftl
i ri-iuedial figt iin Em the cure of Chronic, Kt:ro
'.'isUnii.ittiiu and rikin di.eaacs; but it ts tUn
.V.. i
.--.'.I R'.t
BlaaJcr Complaints.
''.t O ravel. Diabotc.. Dropsy,
;vr. ii. ;u:iii' iiceoi Urine. )iri tit's iw
; : -i I i'.i all jas where tliere arrt
it-, ni ' !tf svtntr is illicit, ciotidy, mixed
in v'urf ''fun or itireaiU like
i :i !i i-rlii K diirk, htliotis appear
" 'j-.ne -dt dtposirs, and when there i
'iii:- i-ii.Ati--';i wlu-n iain water, and
- t liif ana along tha Loin.
ff 1! Years' Growth
.' T' tdtt fiy's llesolvent.
Tumor
Cured
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1 :m !..!:. '.n;ipa?io'i. r.t tvcih'. IndiL-4ton, Dys
" rt 11'- t-u-s, S.ac" .' t-wr. i:iii;umuation of the
i -. .''ii'-i. -1 nu ' n t - it rhe Internal
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