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AMOK DAUT TELEGRAPH. •flt W. C, SUM «M fiM* M*Mt*« Alton, HI, TUESDAY JBVE.I, MAHOS 8. WHITI ilarti oowwem to b« worth oraoh more than wen colored OHM under the old rtfftmt. Kelly, tbe base ball player WM rooently "sold" by the Ohlo^oei to the Boiton blub for 110,000. In a case like this, however, tbe •'elate" appears to be master. / •j*fr ?r..-,v flemines, ,4ho commanded the ; Confederate vessel,' Alabama, in writing a history of hli piratical exploits during the war ot the rebellion, stylei Union soldiers "Northern savages." Why don't some ot our Democratic friends tell Mr. Semmea that tho'" war ii ended F" The glorification; of , ef? rebels and their deeds is all right, in Uoorbon estimation, but praise ot Union soldiers, or mention lot the horrors of Andorsonvillei or Libby, Is "waving tke?.bloody shirt," and cannot be tou condemned. "' ' '' ' ' " ' GOOD R01U8. I The plan advocated in a corumunicai tSon to r the TELKQEAPH, a few days eince, of MoA'damiziniT the road from Kortb ' Alton to Godfrey, meets with great favor from the farmers of Godfrey and vicinity. The distance between the two places mentioned is less than four miles and the road < could be rendered passable at all, seasons and at a small outlay compared with the benefit to be derived from the. improvement. A farmer. makes the suggestion that if a store of MoAdam could be placed at some spot easy of access almost every man bringing a wagon load of produce to this oily: woald take on going away a load of McAdam and dump it where it would do the , most gooti. The improvement in ques- Ut>n 'would not only benefit the farm' ing eommunity but would be » .great boon to our merchants by increasing their trade at whatjare now the dullest seasons. i iU,r -' The roadi are beoomiug Rood. Last Tuesday evening there was a concert at Melville chnrch with an audience that crowded the r edifice. The lame evening. Mr. J. Kllers' barn waa bnrn«d with' all the contents except'the horses, which Mr. Bllera and Mr. A. Calamo rescued, b*th gentlemen being slightly injured by the flamei. . •.•• • : • • • . •- • » Miss Minnie Schneider entertained the Melville Sewing society ''Saturday. There was a large attendance despite . he,bad road*. MesirrJ, Dressier and J. Kettlevrell. who have been quito sick, we are glad to fay are improving. , ,, r . Miss Ella'Smith has returned Irbm visiting friosds in St. Louis. Jdiss^HanBah Sohulte, of Alton, is Yhiiting;her •Jster, Mrs J, 'P ." Yissering. Miss Crawford's school at Clifton will t close the last of this month. Her many f .friends will be «orry to have her leave, '• '.but hope she will raurn soon and teach ' T'* VMr. B 1 . 'Sherwood has left Melville to ' . reside - with Mr. ! B. Smith of Jersey county. Miss Ella Marsh and the two Masses Howard, of Summerfield, have become residents of Alton. Many friends regret their, departure, but wish them sucoees at their new home. M. A. C. THE PHILOSOPHER'S PCZZLB. , ;• DBLBI, March 6, 1887. MMtor Mion Telegraph: 1 see by your paper that my solution of tbe philosopher's puzzle is ingenious but not -. correct; but ptrhupe u better explanation <' m»y make It correct, at least I think 40, Now 1 will begin at the bottom and work up. I • u • will take tbe 1 7 to use for my, denominator; n6wl-7of a tf must hare 6 more to'mnke 7-7 one X, I don't see bow with 1-7 aud 8 scholars will make Xol a school of 28 scholars. I claim in the nr.t place for a denominator, we most use the 1-7 and than tho 3 scholars to make the C 7 and the 1-7 ruled by the S scholars to equal'ie It would be a X equal to 8X ~X, now M equals tXxM equals 14. How 11 Mr. Stanhope bad had 8 scholars to ' put In the place of his a It would read 011 this Wise: 1-7 six scholars eo.na! 8-7x1-7 equal 7 7 X being T-7 multiplied brt would moke 28-28. •• Answer, S8 scholars. I see Mr. B, Mlllon'* explanation and mine are very different. By bis taking tbe l-7of the whole school alter* the calculation* very materially a* I took onlv 1-7 of the one quar ter, but U be 1* right I will give It up and call It another of my blunders. Yours, Truly, LEWIS KANDOLrH, 7 Wat Trae Merit Will Do. The unprecedented sale of Bosobeo's German Syrup within a tow years, baa astonished the world. It is without doubt the safest and boat remedy ever discovered for "the speedy aud effectual cure of Coughs, Colds and tbe severest Lung troubles. It acts on an entirely different principle from tbe usual prescriptions given by physicians, as it does not dry up a cough find leave the disease still in Uis system, but on tbe contrary removes the cause of the trouble, heals tbe parts affected and leaves them in » purely healthy condition, 4 bottle kept in the house for use , ,; when the d)»ea»«fe make their appearance, will aavo'doctor's bills and a long spell pi sorlouj Illness. A trial will convince yon of vbeao foots. It is positively sold by all druggists and general dealers in the land. Price, 76 ota., large bottles, i' ja 10 dwlw ood He Thanks hi* Paper. Mr. Edlton I won induced by reading your good ,paper-to try Dr. Harter** Iron Tonic for dobthty, liver disorder and scrofula, and three bottles have cored me. Accept my thanks.—Jos. U. Bogga.— Ex. wit lARM MDMBEE WCHEAP AND PrtACTICAL POULTRY HOU8I FOR THIRTY, FOW1.8. FrliM Offered for JBfchlblt* In HoHlcult- ro4not*MAftHouitak*l M*;w* froul gtotloti* Of tk« Oonntry-.HoW *nd Wh.n to Prnn* Blackberries Amateurs art always at a loss as to tbe beat time and best methods of pruning. The experienced grower knows that good fruits alone yield him profit, whllo the production of Inferior ones is inevitably connected with a loss. Ho knows, too, that it is the neglected, unpruned' bushes that yield the small, dry and flavorless raspberries nnd blackberries. BLACKBERRY PLAKTB. For the benefit of /amateurs we let an' experienced grower give a chapter from ovoi-y day life, Tallowing are Mr. B. P. Roe's opinions, as expressed In Orchard and Garden: The most judicious method consists 'In ."heading or pinching back" the main canes during the growing season. The energy'of the ; plnnt is thus thrown into that part which is to be retained for fruiting. Stout, well matured canes and strong laterals, are the result of such treatment. Jn order to make the matter quite plain to beginners, Is published a cut showing two blackberry plants as they appear on or about the 1st of •February, when properly pinched back last season; also one , plant as It will Bjjpear after its first pruning. ' •'• ' ' ' ' ' : ^Blackberry and black raspberry plants when thus pruned ought not to stand over three feet high. For the red raspberries, Mr. Hoe prefers the "pinching back" method in the fall, without any further pruning.•-, In strong clay Bollsj'the latter are /liable to sucker much too freely, and need a general overhauling, thinning and cleaning up in the spring. This spring pruning may now ba done at any time when the weather will permit. Now li a good time to feed your crops. Well composted barn yard manure, free from weed seed, is .all right; for strawberries and'raspborrles. '. !Wood -ashes are one of the best fertilizers, and may be applied at the rate of from fifty to 100 bushels to the acre, and perhaps upward. Carbonate of potash, one of the chief constituents of wood ashes, tends to retain moisture—just what Is needed in the strawberry patch. Ashes, therefore, are doubly valuable, as they supply both food and drink. If ashes are not at hand, or too expensive, muriate of potash nnd pure bone dust maybe applied. Mr. T. H. Hale recom- • mends a mixture of 500 pounds of the former nnd 1,000 pounds of the latter per acre, and this, we believe, Is about correct In most cases;:but less potash : will generally do .on clay soils, while more of It may be beneficial for very sandy soils. A Convenient House for Fowls. There Is' no kind of use to feed fowls well and then fall to'keep theni warm nnd and dry. They will not, indeed 'they cannot, give egg profit. when not comfortably housed during inclement weather. Warmth nnd comfort through the winter season Is the great secret of success. A PRACTICAL POULTRY DOUSE. The sketch for a poultry house here given is designed,for twenty-five to thirty fowls, and makes a'practical and comfortable house. The ground plan may be about 10x20 feet and S or 0 feet high at the corners or eaves. There is a division in the middle, with a good sized window In each .division facing the south, and a pair of shutters/ to each window for closing tip at pleasure; outside door on the west end. roosting rocks in each division and nest boxes Jn the west. Mill 0 OUOUND PLAN Of POULTBy.lIOtJSE. Lino the whole Inside with black building paper for warmth. The tnr In dark paper Is not inviting to lice and other vermin. A poultry yard may extend either way trorn the building, with a door or passageway (or convenience. - A World correspondent, who bus tested this poultry bouse, says with regard to breedst "I prefer tho Plymouth Rocks and Brahmas for the whole year round to any other. They are good for eggs aud Tery quiet. Tho Rock chicks, are hardy and get their growth' early,: Tho flesh of either kind Is excellent "Tho tidy little I/oghorn Is considered a non-setter and an everlasting Inyen It is constitutionally shy, nervous and peppery, and cannot keep still long enough to hatch out a family of ehlckena. Its weight Is light, and the flesh not as good as most other kinds. "The only'objection I over heard against the Bocks is that they like to set pretty often. I think myself they do, hut they nre easily broken up aud soon return to their former usefulness." Ilovr uud When to Run the Plow. As the time and inanuar of plowing varies to meet the requirements of different Boils and localities, no dollnlte rules may bo laid down by which to govern tho operation, but ouch piece of land must bo considered by itself and broken up n't A •eoson iiiul In a stylo best suited to its own neccssitlen. There are, however, some prluctplea underlying the whole matter ivMcb trill assist each farmar la deciding whether ho shall practice fall or spring.'tawing, and at what depth to to set tho plow. Light, aandy land, generally speaking, should be plowed in the spring and ex- perlonoe has proven, in most cases, that land near the sea, which is rarely covered With sno$yj>r6duce8 better whefi '•. brbken In the aptlng, thnn it this be done,in:the autumn. On the other htmd, liecty day •oil appears to require the alternate freez- ings and thawlngs of winter to pulverize it. Pi6ld» foul with,weeds are greatly bono- JHdd by fall plowing; whlfch turns under tho noxious growths •with- the stalko 6f the ciopYbefoi'o their seed matures, and not only destroys them, but. forces them bcrioath tho liuid. Tho exposure of pestilent Insects to tho weather is another argument In favor of full plowing.' The. depth of the soil and the ''character of the subsoil, Jnust determine the question of deep and Shallow plowing 1 , tho sub- doll, ns'a rule, ought not to bo brought out of its bed' except in small quantities,, to be exposed to the atmosphere during tho winter and cprlng, or in a Bummer' tallow, nor even then except when such, fertilizers are applied as ore necessary to' put it at once into a productiA-o condition. The indifferent soils of opposite character, as n stiff clay and sliding sand, sometimes occupy tho relation of surface and subsoil to each other. When thoroughly incorporated and subjected lo deep cultlvntlon, these will produce a Boll of grcoUy Increased value. River soils, having good natural drainage, take kindly to deep plowing, as do the black, pormis and fertile limestone soils. • Land that 'is dry; with but u few inches of good soil,'will not,' of course, produce as good crops by deep, ns by shallow plowing. Deep plowing is ill advised when a basin i« formed below a certain lino in which water will settle and remain until it con escape by evaporation. Such soils require drainage, after which' the plow can bo set deep. ' < .'••'• -,-,... To sum up tho whole subject briefly: thin soils with worthless subsoils must be plowed shallow until tho.farmer can afford tho expense of eubsollins and heavy manuring for a number of years. Deep, clay loams aud alluvial coils bear deep plowing. Wet 'lands should be drained' previous to deep plowing. Tho medium course, i. c., plowing from flve to six inches deep, is exempt from the..injurious results of the. two.oxtremes. .,' - XHEBEST TSJNQ KNOWN ...... »on In Hard or Soft, Hot or Cold Water. BATES LABOR, TIME and SOAP AMA2« FNGLY, and gives unlveroal HaUsfactlou. Kt tamlly, rich or poor, should be without It Bold by aUQrooer*. BKWART5 of ImJiaUoni «»SldeB!Rneftoui!al!id .-TJ^UNB IB Mw ONLY SAFE iabt-.--.viu,; compound, and ab Kaya boara tbe Mmve symbol, and name ol aAltf&J FSX.K. NEW IfOIUt. VITIATED BLOOD Scrofulous, Inherited and Contagious Humors Cured by Cuticura- rpHEOOGH the medium of one of your JL books received through Mr. Frank T. Wray, Druggist, Apollo, PH., I became acquainted with your OuTiociu REMEDIES, and take this opportunity to testify to you that their use lias permanently cured n:e of one of the worst cases of blond poisoning, In connection with eryatpnla", thatlbavo ever seen, and this after having been pronounced Incurable by somejof the best physicians In our county. I take great pleasure in forwarding to you this testimonial, unsolicited as it IB by you, In order that others from similar maladies may be encouraged to give your OOTICU- iu. REMEDIES a trial. P. 8. WHirLINGEH, LeeouburR, Pa. , He!erenoe; FRANK T, Witxr, Druggist, Apollo, T*n__ • Pa. SCBOFULOUS UI.OJBBS. . James E.Elchaidson, Custom Uousn, Kew Orleans, on oath says: "Jn 1870 Scrofulous Uloera broke out on my body until I was a mass of corruption. Everything known to tbe medical faculty was tried in vain. 1 .be came a mere wreck. At times could not lift my hands to my head, could not turn in bed; was In constant pnin, and looked upon life a> a curse. No reliefer euro In ton years. In 18801 beard of the tmtlcura Remedies, used them, und was perfectly cured," Sworn to before U. 8. Com. J. D. Crawford. ONE OF THE WOBST CASKS.. We have been Bulling vour Cuticura Borne- dies for years, and have the first complaint yet to receive from a, purchaser. One of the worst oases of borolula I ever aaw was curo«' by the use of five bottles ot Outloura Resolv- ent, Outloura and Cuticura Soar. The Soap takes tbe "cake" bere at a medicinal soap. TAYLOR* TAYLOR, Druggists, Frankfort, Kan. SCROFULOUS, INHERITED, And Contagious Humors, with loss of bair, and Eruptions of the Skin, are positively cured by Outloura and Outlcura Soap externally, when all other medlolues f all.' Send for pamphlet. DBUOUISTS USB THEM. We have obtained satisfactory results from tho use of tbe Outloura Remedies In our own family, {and reporainoncl them beyond any otftor remedies for diseases of the skin and blood.* The demand for them KWWB as their merits become known. HoMlLLAN & 00.', , Druggists, Lau-obo, Pa, OUTIOUaA~KEHKDIBS are sold every where. Price: Outloura, the Ore at 8kln Oure, 60 ots.; Outlcura Soap, an ExqulsltoDountlflor, 2i ots, ; Outloura Uosolv- ent. the New Blood I'urlner, |1. i'otter Drug anu uhomionl Co., Bosioii. T>T VTPLBB.JBlaokheads. Skin Blemishes Soap, and Baby Humors, use Outlouia Choking Catarrh. Heve you awakened from a disturbed sleep with all the horrible sensations of an assassin olutohintr your throat and pressing the Uto-breath from your tightened chest? Have you notlce'd the languor and debility that succeeded the effort to clear your throat and head of this oaturrhal mutter? What a depressing influence it nxorts upon tho mind, clouding tno memory and filling the hnad with pains nnd strange nolsotl now difficult to protect tho syutom against Its further prouroos towards tli" lungs, liver and kidneys, all. physicians will admit. It Is a terrible disease, and cries out for relief and cure, Tho remarkable curative powers when all other remedies utterly fall, of Baufnrd's Itndioal Oure, i>ro attouted by thousand who gratefully recommend It to follow uultorers. No statement IB made regarding it that cannot bo substantiated by the most respectable and reliable ratomncos, Knob packet contains one unttlo of tho BadlOHlUuro.onobnx of Uutarrha) Solvent, and an Improved Inlmlor, with trmitlao unu directions, and Is sold by all drugglstn for fl, FOTTEH 0BUO A OHBHIOAL 00., liOSTOW. TiREOOUT! It do« not bltokra or Injure the teeth, oaow heid- fcobe or prodttoooon»UpRtlon— other Jrtm mttHainti ao O. H. BIMKLRT, B leading phrriolu of Sprint- Id, Ohlo.wy"!. Jlrown'sirpn Bittern fa&thoKmjrhb 1 Rood tnedl- clne. I uiw It In my pmotloa, nnd find Its action ox- cols all other lormn of Iran. ID wesknew, or Alow oon- dltlon ot the »j»tom, Bratrn'i Inn Bitten fa uraaily A poait l»e noowrity. It 1« all that U claimed for It" Dn. W. N. WATBW, U!» Thlrtr- Goornotown, O. O., sayei V Brovrn'a L Uio Tonlo of the age. Nothing botu api«tit«, glvoo Btrongth and Improves Genuine hu above Trudo Mitik and crossed ted Knee ou wrappor. Take no other. Made onlj by KjASKINE (THE NEW No bad effect No headache No nausea. NO ringing ears, (Pleasant,** A POWBiBFtTL. TONIC. tliat the most delicate stomach will bear. A SPECIFIC FOB MALABIA, BHEUMATI8M, , NEBVOtrS PBOSTBAT10N, • and all Germ Diseases. Belle viie Hospital, N. y.: "Universally successful." : ("Bvery patient treated St. Francis Hos. M. T. ] with Knsklno lias boon • < discharged cured." ; ' • Dr. L. R. White, U. 8. Examining Surgeon, writes : "Kiisklne Is the best medicine made." Dr I,. M. Glesfiner, 860 East 121st St., Kew York city, has cured over 290 tmtlents with Kuakino niter quinine and all other drugs bad lailcd. He says: "It is undoubtedly the beat meiliclne ever discovered." Proi. W. F. Holcorauo, M.D., « East25th St., N.Y. (late Prof, in N. Y, Med., College) writes: "Kasklne is superior to quinine in us xpeclflo power, and never produces the slightest in jury to the hearing or constitution. Rev. Jas. L. Hall, Chaplain Albany Penitentiary, writes tlmtKaekine has cured his wife, after twenty vcors suffering from malaria and. nervous dyspepsia. Write htm for particulars. Thousands upon thousands write that Kcis- klne baa cured them alter all other medicines had failed. Write for book of testimonials. Kasklne can be taken without finy special medical advice. $t.oo per bottle. Sold by or sont by mnil ou receipt of price. KASKLNE CO., SI Warren St., New York, '10 dwlm Day and Night During an acute attack of Bronchitis, a ceaseless tickling in the throat, and an exhausting, hacking cough, afflict the, sufferer. Sleep Is banished, and great prostration follows. This disease is also attended with Hoarseness, and somo- ,times Loss of Voice. It Is liable to be*;' come chronic, involve: the'lungs, f&d' terminate Jatally. Ayer's Cherry Peotfc',, ral affords speedy relief and cure in cases of Bronchitis. It controls tlio disposition to cough, and induces refreshing sleep.'; I liavo been a practising physician for twenty-four ycare, and, for the past twelve, have suffered Irom annual attacks of Bronchitis, Alter exhausting all the usual remedies } ' Without Relief, ^.\ I tried Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. It effected a-speedy euro. — O. Stovepll,', M. D., Cavrolltou, Siiss.. ..'••• Ayer's Cherry Pectoral In decidedly the best remedy, within iny knowloilge, for chronic Broncliltis, nuilaU lun^diseases. — M. A. ItusD, M. !>., ,'ioiilh J.'nvia, Moi r ' 'I was a't'iacJciHl, last wiutor, with'a severe''Colil, Avliloli "crow worse and nettled ou my Lung's. • liy nleht sweats. I was rculucinl (ilnsiwt toiiKlscicton. My Cough was ini'csi'.aiU; and I frequently Spit blood.' My j>!iyfiii:km told mo to giro up business, or I \voiild not live a month. 'After tuklnjj various remedies without relief, I wns'linttlly Cured By U&ing two bottles of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. I am now in perfect health, and able to resume business, after having boon pronounced incurablowii.h Consumption.— S, P. Henderson, Saulsbwgh, J'eiin, For years I was In a-decline, I had weak lunprs, nnil sufTcvcit from Bronchitis nnd Catarrh. Ayev's Cli<>rry 1'oc- toral restored mo to hualtli, nnd I Imve been lor a lou'if thuo I'ljiopur.iiivolvvvig- • orous. In cnso ol n MuUI.Mi cold 1 nlwavs • resort to tho FoctornI, and lim.1 ttpeedy relief.—.Edward K. Curtis, Kutlaud, Vt, Two ynars oco I suffiiroil from asovero Bronchitis, The nJiysidaii altendiiif; me became fearful that the dlsoiiso wonld terminate In Pneumonia. After trying various medicines, without bonollt;, ho prescribed Ayor's Cherry ^ Pectoral, which rollevoU me at once. I continued' to take this medicine, and was cured. — Ernest Colton, Logausport, Ind. * Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Prepared by Dr, J, 0, Aycr k Co,, Lowell, Uui, Bold by »11 DrafgUU, Price $1 ; >U lioltlw, tS.'' KXKOUTORS' KOTIGB. Estate of John W, Boliwopjio, deceased, Tho untloitilKned, liavlne boon up- pointed Kxeoutors of, the fast will and toBtHtncnt of John W. Sohwoppo, lata of tho county ol W nil I BOH and Stole of llll.iols, cloccascdi tioraby xlvo notice that they will nppettr before tho County Oourt of MudlBon county, nt tlio court house, In BdwarduvlUe,ut the March tenn.on the fourth Siontluy In March nuxt, at which tlnm nil pur- sons ImvliiK claims iigalnst suld estate uru notlllod uiia rtiquustad to uttond foi' the piu 1 - posool ImvlUKthnsainu u(l]u»tod. All person's ndektod to said <wtmo are roqueMtiul to mime Iniinudlatopnyiniuit to ihaumlariilKniid., Dittod tliU Slid duy of Fiiln-uiirv. A.I), 1887. KLIZA'K BGIIWKI'l'K,- WILI 1AW K. SUH H Kl'l'JS. '' , Kxeeutor*. BAOtJI I'ACICKT COMI'ANr, SPBING ARRANGEMENT. The Steamer v TS V ' ( -^P"' (^ :'.: -^ CD $L< ^ IMI itm»l\tl\ •••••Bl'-Mi»»L««TFE»«g-m»i | . _ CD P4 QQ H. LKYHIt, MaflWr, j-E. K08S POWBM, (ED DLOOK,010r»». On and alter Monday, Feb. 11, the Spread FOR ST, LOUIS at 7 o'clock a. in,, and St. Louis on return trip atB p. in., dally. And leaving Alton for 1'ortnxo,. Jersey Landing, Oralton, and waj points every evening at 5:80 o'clock, tS.The Whlitle will be soamled'flfteen minutes before starting (or Bt. Lonln. . : To ST. Lome, ftotJHDTBip • TWBHTT UlDBB* . , BO . n . -.-BOO W. I1ILI,. Aannt. Fast Freight &Passei)ger Line THE BT. LOUIS AND OKKTHAL ILLINOIS 11. K. CO'8 PAI.ACJB STICAMKK J. V. ELLISON, Commander. Kl>. AN8HUTZ, | 0 | nrl .- TllOBDODOB, JU'O"". On and after Thursday,Feb. nth, will leave Alton dally For St. Louts at 7 a. m. Returning, will leave St.'Louis (foot of Vine »t.)at2:48 p.m.! • • Leaving Alton at 5:RO p. m. for Portage aud Jersey, arriving at Orafton at 7:45 p. m.,: connecting with fastezpreas on St. Louis and Central IHInols Ballroad lor Joraoyvillo, Wa- vcrly, BpiliiKfloldaiid all polnta north and east. • JFAEE. To 8T. LODls,-8iu*le trip, ... Me. " " round trip, . . . , 7Bo. " " twenty rloe ticket,. . J6.00 HENRY 0. TATUM, Gen. Agt. Alton. 8. A. FI8HEB, don'l Manager. lelldtf * DB. O. «. KO1£LA.ND, Dentist* 16 THIRD STREET, ALTON, ILL. Oflloe Hours—8 a. m, to 13 m.; 1 to 4 p. v. "; • ; -fftbdwly G. A. McMILJLiEN, Dentist) ; OVKH BBUBGQEMANN'8 CIGAR 8TOBE 6BOOND BT. ; 1e°.3 dtt FHTSIOIAJJIS AND HUKOKON* 1>K. E. GrUUL.lOtl, Physician and Surgeon, OFD101I! AND HESIDENOE, OOE-FOtTBTH AND HBttOlY STB. ' ' ' • • lag-dwly W. A.. HAHKKMi, M.D., Physician and Surgeon, , OrFIOB-SEOONTi ST.. ALTON. ILL. Office hours—9a.m.; 11 to 1, and6p.m • • " The uuderdlgued Havo opened a now 'music tore at the coi'nnr-of Third | and Plaaa sts ORGANS AND PIANOSH of the (finest workmanship for sale at reasonable prices. OaU and examine our instruments before purchasing elsewhere. . ; , FLOSS1& BABE. • mch22dw8m WILSON WASHBOARDS. Thiie WMhboardi ate mado with a Bent-Wood rim. The Strongest boarda and beatwasnyra intha world. For sale by all dealers. I In NORTHERN 'OONSIN far uUa »t AN ACRE on long; time. 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