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»-»j fi*f-*f" l -< <' ,Vj! fe> IfttJSMdllt, it&tff 1* ^f'^W-'f. 1a# -S3 ABOUT THE C AMP tALES THAT ARE TOLD THE CIVIL WAR. A \Vo*A *o* the fcegttlftfS Tfho Setted Dating the Wftr — Recollection* of Sherman—Mcl.ane at Valley Forge— She Gets There. Entitled. James Mahe? Writes the National Tribune in behalf of the regulars, as follows: In a recent issue of the Tribune Comrade H. J. McGivern comments upon the regular officers as regards their indorsement of detached volunteers for congressional medals of honor. His remarks are not only well timed, but true. The battery cited (B, 4th U. S.) as is shown on the records, lost more men during the war than any other battery, either regular or volunteer. And I am proud to state that I not only served in that famous battery during the war, but'before and after. I enlisted in 1850, and partook of the famous 1,000-mile overland march from Leaven worth to Salt Lake City; and during the Mormon and Indian wars fought tho wily and treacherous redskins. When the tocsin was sounded and hundreds of officers who had been schooled and fed at tho government's expense discarded their side-arms and trampled their commissions in the mud to flock to the standard of secession, the privates to a man rallied to the preservation of "Old Glory." I am one oE the latter. I served during the entire war, re-enlisting in front of Petersburg, and n,o-ain re-enlisting for a third term in Company K. Third U. S. I took part in every battle and skirmish in t*he army of the Potomac, and can truthfully state that, outside of General John Gibbon and Captain James Stuart, I am one of the three only now living who came from the West with the aforesaid officers and served during the entire war; C. Henry Moore, of Philadelphia, and Richard L. Tea, retired as a private, and now living at Whipple Barracks, Arizona, being the others who stood to the guns of, as we believe, the best battery ever formed before and during the entire war. Comrade McGivern deserves the thanks of uhe old regulars for the interest taken in their behalf, and I will here state that if medals for bravery are to bs given to volunteers we certainly are also deserving of the same, for we not only fought through the war, but before and after on the frontiers. Johnny Cook, who has recently received a medal, served only through part of .the war, as did also John Johnston and Billy Hogarty, volunteers, who each lost an. arm. We certainly could not all lose arms and legs, for had such been the" case •Mie war would soon have ceased. I will place ray record as a soldier against any man living, without fear. And now one word for Comrade McGivern, who served during tha last two campaigns of the war. I remember his giving to Lieutenant Voss, then in command of the battery, a letter found near thcs battery at Camp Bailey, Bladensburg, which exposed a plot to steal ammunition to be used to blow up the headquarters tent and said lieutenant for some imaginary wrong. That may not be called bravery, but it certainly is worthy of mention, as in doing so he not only prevented a foul and inhuman aet, but without doubt saved the life of Lieutenant Voss. Honor to whom honor is due is my maxim. That your many readers may not think me egotistical, and that my record will meet the approval of every old soldier who reads this, I again claim that tho survivors of old B, 4th U.S., are without doubt entitled to vnedals of honor. self, they ^onld t* a*tyt*h«fiS tfcftl he might point to. Oftenfts he ftp^ broached feome regiment a wild hti^zA would be given and taken up and f e- jteat€d by", the tmopa a mile fthefid. [nstittct seamed to fcell tho tf&ys tvHea bhefe was any loud shouTiing anywhere •whatever that Uncle -Silly fras cdtn> mg, and they joined in thS cheers till the woods rang. It was a> common thing for the general to stop his horse and speak words of encouragement or praise to some subordinate officer ofr private soldier struggling at the road-* side. He had his humorous side With them, too. When the army reached Goldsboro half the men Were in rags. One day a division was ordered to march past him in review. The meii were bare-legged and ragged, some of them almost hatless. . "Only look at the poor fellows with their bare legs," said an officer at the general's side, sympathiz'mgly. "Splendid legs," cried the general with a twinkle in his eye, "splendid legs. Would give two of mine for any one of them."—McClure's Magazine. TABEENACLE PtJLMF, "HdLV COMPULSION" ASA MSN tfefcf* ./, fi*. fcSlate* of ft Christian's t?lain teoplfi ot of ttl* and life— it»in«68 ftf ttti A Cnmj> K.tperlonco. * A Rhode Island soldier, while on picket guard, was rushed upon by a party of Confederate cavalry. He fired at the foremost of them and ran. Before him was an open field about fifty rods across, bounded by an old bushy retreat tho soldier started, a half dozen horsemen after him. Fortunately for the fugitive, the rains had softened the soil, and the horses plumped through the turf so badly that pursuit was slow. A pistol ball passed through the runner's hat, but he reached the fence, and wit?- one bound landed on tht top, intending to give a long spring ahead, biit the old fence crumbled beneath his weight and down ho went. But luck favored him again, for a hog had rooted out a gutter at this place and at the moment was lying in it. Tho soldier fell plump into the hole and the frightened hog uttered one squeal and scampered into the underbrush, leaving the newcomer in possession of the wallow and buried under the debris of the fence. A minute more and up dashed tho horsemen. Hearing the rustle of the fleeing hog in the bushes, they supposed it to be the picket,.and dashed through the gap in the fence and hastened on. When they were well out of sight the fugitive crawled out from the mudhole and ran back to camp. The following day one of the same horsemen was taken a prisoner. Our hero.recognized him at once. "li.say," he asked, "did you catch that hog yesterday?" "We did that," retorted 'the prisoner, "but it wasn't the one we were after!"—N. Y. Advertiser. BROOKLYN. Sept. 16.—Hot. !)r. Tal- ttiag-e, who is still absent on his f-ound- the-Wofld tour, has selected for his sermon through the press for to-day: "Holy Compulsion," the text being Lvhe i 4 : 23: "And compel them-to come in." The plainest pebple itt our day nave luxuries which the king* and queens of olden times never imagined, I walked up abd doWli the stairS of Holyrood palace—a palace that was considered ohe of the wonders of the world—and I said, 'Can it be possible that this is all there \vhs of this re* puted wonderful place?'* And this is the case in many other instances. There are fruits" in '.Westdhester county and on Long Island farms far better than the pomegranates and apricots of Bible times. Through all the ages there have been scenes of festivity, and the wealthy man of my text plans a great entertainment, and invites his friends. If one builds a a beautiful home, he Wants his ac- one buys an exquisite picture, he wants his friends to come and appreciate it; and it Was a laudable thing when the wealthy man of my text, hnppy himself, wanted to make other people happy. And so tho invitations went out; but something went very much wrong. You can imagine the embarrassment of any one who has Despornto Troatiueiit. During the revolutionary war, the troops under Colonel McLane's command were suffering for provisions and clothing, and congress had been repeatedly petitioned for that relief which it was not in its power to bestow. Under these circumstances, Colonel McLane paraded his band of suffering soldiers, who were about going into winter quarters at Valley Forge, and addressed them as follosvs: "Fellow-soldiers, you have served your country faithfully and truly. We have fought hai'd fights together against a. hard enemy. You are in a bad way for comfortable clothes, and it almost makes mo cry to see you •iin eking yoitr half-frozen, bloody Vet on the cold ground. But con;/ ry.ss can't help it, nor can I. Now, il' ;my of you want to return home, to leave the army at such a time as this, you can go. "Let tliose who would like to go stop out four paces in front. j} u t__the first man who steps out— if I don't shoot him, my nams is not McLane!" It is needless to acid that not a single "volunteer for home" was to bo found in the ranks,— Argonaut. _ _ _ jiceoUeotlons of Sherwan, Sherman shared all the privations and hardships of tho common soldier. He slept iu his uniform every night of the whole campaign Sometimes we did not get into camp till midnight. I think every inaw in the army knew the general's face, and thousands spoke with him personally. The fa- of the troops at tiwos was Will tho "War JTnrt? This question was answered by a little miss at one of the school examinations in Troy, in a manner that did credit to her intelligence and loyalty —her head and heart. After the exercises of the afternoon had concluded, the principal stated that he should bs pleased if the. committee would examine the class in reference to matters of recant history/such as tho events of the present war—to show that they kept their eyes and ears open, and were posted in matters transpiring around them. One of the committee said to the president of the board of education, who was conducting the exercises, "Ask 'em when the war will end. Guess that will puzzle 'em." Mr. Kemp, in his blandest tones, said to the class: "It is asked, by a visitor, 'when this war will end.' Can any of you an- j swer the question?" j Up went a show of hands, as at least , fifteen boys and girls manifested a j willingness to solve the problem that fetch him statesmen, financiers and politiciana weie supposed to have puzzled over in vain. "You may answer," said President Kemp to a bright-eyed little girl near him: "When will the war end?" Rising from her seat, the little patriot, in a clear unfaltering voice, with enthusiasm flashing from her eye, answered; "When the rebels lay down their arras and sue for peace!" The gentleman who had suggested the inquiry said. "I guess we won't have any more questions." "We are all loyal in this school," was the comment' of the principal, echoed by the large audience present—American Tribune. provided a grand feast when he finds out that the guests invited do not intend to come. There is nothing that so provokes the master of the feast as that. , t Well, these people invited to this great banquet of the text made most frivolous excuses. The fact was, I suppose, that some of them were offended that this man had succeeded so much better in the world than they had. There are people in all occupations and professions who consider it a wrong to them that anybody else _ is advanced. I suppose these people invited to the feast said among themselves, "We are not going to administer to that man's vanity, he is proud enough now; we won't go; beside : that, we could all give parties if we j made our money the way that man | makes his." j So'r.'hen the messengers went out with the invitations there was aunani- •• mous refusal. One man said, "Oh, I 1 have bought a farm,and I must'go and ! look at it!" He was a land speculator, ! and had no business to buy land until he knew about it. A frivolous excuse. Another man said, "I have bought five yoke of oxen." The probability is he was a speculator in live stock. He ought to have known about the oxen before he bought them. Beside that, if he had been very anxious to get to the feast, he could have hooked them up and driven them on the read there. Another frivolous ex It id & harb'Or from at 1 storffts, ftnd th&ugh Gold kfabfri that tottte ' ftf Iheto hate trouble enough, noft,' they rejoice because they afg oft the .way to the congratulations eternal. • ' 1 ' I st&pffeHJ one feightfall, .f eafS a£d« at l?r'<§ybii'r£< Switzerland, to hearths or$Lii ol Wofld-tvide celebritjr iH thai placfc. 1 went itttd the cathedral at riigTitfalt, All the accesfeofiefc Were favorable. There was only one light in all the cathedral, and that a faint taper ofa the altar. 1 looked up into the venerable arches and saw the shadows of centttfies,' and When the organ aWoke, the cathedral aWbke. and all the arches seemed td lift and quifef? as the music caitie under them That instrument did not se6fn to be made out of wood atid metal, but out of litimatt hearts, s : o Wonderfully did it pulsate With efrery rodtionj now laughing like a child, HOW sobbing like a tempest. At one inoinetit the music would die aWay Until you could hear the cricket chirp out* side the Wall, and theti it would Ml up until it seemed as if the surge of the sea and the crash of an avalanche had struck the drgati pipes at the same nioment At one time that night it seemed as if a squadron of spirits Weeping up from, earth had tnet a squadron of descending angels whose glory beat 'back the woe. ^Standing there and looking at tho dim taper on the altar of the cathedral,' I said: "How much llko many a Christian's life! Shadows hover, and sometimes his hope is dim, and faint, and flickering, like a taper on the altar. But at what time God ..wills, the heavens break forth .-with music itpon his soul, and the air becomes resonant as the angels of God beat it with their shining sceptres." Oh, the Lord God has many fair and beautiful daughters; but tho fairest of them all is she ottfhol* Christianity.' ifc JS ttan t a go«d W&ttan, & life Secrftted Id Chf isi SfO Infidel »w«r l|f - Oh, let US blithely- e m the-.SoI* ttfjbtmit in. ftipta m ^f^M-l 4 **>tt is tfof old '-So aloag wd hirfl whose ways are pleasantness and whoso paths are peace! Now, my brothers and sisters —for I have a right .to call you also— I know some people look back on their ancestral line, and they see they are descended from the Puritans or Huguenots, and they rejoice in that; but I look back on my ancestral line, and I see therein such a mingling and mixture of the blood of all. nationalities that I feel akin to all the world, and by the blood of the Son of God, who died for all people. I address you in the bonds of universal brotherhood. I come out as only a servant, bringing an invitatipn to a party, and I put it into your hand, saying, "Come, for all things are now ready," and I urge- it upon you and continue to urge it, and, before I get through, I hope, by the blessing of God, to compel you to come in. We must take care how we give the invitation. My Christian friends, I think some times we have just gone opposite to Christ's command, and we have compelled people to stay out Some times our elaborated instructions have been the hindrance. We graduate from our theologicalsemina- ; ries on stilts, and : it takes five, or six years before we can come down and' stand right beside the great masses of the people, learning their joys, sorrows, victories, defeats. We got our heads so brimful of theological wisdom .that we have to stand t*noifas*eiyfo1id the Sftlss ifJb'tiniainfc' Oftfe climbing mndflfg t er ^ places, and"thoi;iglitl'fmseif all when he heard a vtiicg beneath Bay, "Irathet, look out ftff the fca'th, 1 ato following." and he looked back and he saw that he was climbing ndt only for himSelf, but dlittlbing for" his boy, 0, let us be sure and take the safe path! Our children are fol< lowing, our gartf ers in business a¥e foltoWitigi oil? neighbors areifblloW' lag, a great Multitude stepping fight 6tt in «Uf4teps.,: 0, be sure* atid take the right ; path!;; Exhibit a Christian example, and so by your godly walk compel' the peeple to cbwe la; 1 think there is also work itt the Waj? of kindly admonition. . 1 de not believe there is a person in this house who, if approached in a kindly and brotherly manner, would refuse to listen. If you are rebuffed, it is because you lack in tact and common* sense. But oh, how much effective work there is in the way of kindly adomnitiont There are thousands of mett all round about you who^ have never had one personal invitation to the cross. Give that dne invitation, and you would be surprised at the alacrity with which they Would accept it ,,• : I tell you to-d'ay, my friends, of a great salvation. Do you understand what it is to have a Saviour? He took your place. He bore 'your sins, lie wept your sorrows. He is here now to save your boul A soldier, worn out in his country's service, took to the violin as a mode of earning his living. He was found in the streets of Vienna, playing liis violin, but after a while his hand became feeble and tremulous, and he k could no more make music. One day, while he sat there weeping, a man passed along and said, "My friend, you are too old and too feeble; give.me your violin;" and he took the man's violin, and began to discourse most exquisite music, and the people gathered around in larger and larger multitudes, and the aged man held his hat, and the coin poured in and poured in until the hat was full. "Now," said the man who played the violin, "put that coin, in your pockets." The coin... was put in tne old man's pockets. Then he held his hat, again, and the violinist played more sweetly than ever, and played until some of the people wept and^some shouted. And again the hat was ; filled with coin. Then the violinist dropped the instrument and passed off, and the whisper went, '.'Who is it? who is it?" and some one just .entering the crowd said, "Why. th at is Bucher, the g,rea|t vio-, linist, known all .through the realm; yes, that is the great violinist." 'jThe fact was, .he.had, just taken that.man's place and assumed his poverty,, and borne his burden, and' played his . cases.:- Manjr mold 0 aStOnishtoent/' in •Which Sseh Bitter* has brought abtmt , plete change in th«puyeical condittdtt fj3fc6n! Bufferifi& from- general K.fertfioTouth stoftftchfc, bMi the decided reeomtteadfttioii ot the icftl profession, is voiced by the jbublicastbe possessor of qualities fts ft* nngoraht aad restorative of health ftot In found anywhere else. Jn bodily troubles caused by the liver, stomach and bowels, in Instances ttbere rheumatic tendencies are experienced* atid when the kidneys are Weak, It is the true resol-t. . . ^ It is to b6 hoped that Miss 'anxiety to get tfie title of princess Mil nofc result in, ft turthef f eduction ia the size of sleeping ear pillows. . Having & baby iU the room s a cood thing to keep the mosquitoes ofL Mos* qnitoee pr efei- a baby, A starving niatt never quarrels with the cook. ______ The cohiblnatSon, proportion and process bj" tthich Hood's Safsapai-llla is prepared afe pectt- iiar to itself, its record of cures is Unequalled. ^ jtk Sarsa* papilla Its sales trfe the largest /**9 «t -g ifro/^g iti the world. 'Tlio tea* M •... 8,fl.l CP2? tlinontals received by its. ^^/ fo&/WWli -p'voprleto'rs by the hurt- rwwwww tired, telling tho story that Hood's. Sarsaparllla Cures are. unparalleled in tho history of medicine, atid they hra solid facts. _ Hood's Pills 'cure Constipation, indigestion. V/E WlLt MfUL POSTFfllD ft fl&o i'nticl Picture, entitled "MEDITATION " , In exchange for 18 Large Lloa Heads, cut from Lion Coffee ; wappors, nnd u 2-cont stamp to pay nostiigo. Write fqr llpt of our other flue preraltfinft, In jlua- tni4 books, akntfe, game, eto WootsoN Sui.tit: Co.. • ViO Huron St.. JoMiPo, OHIO. IStlucatlotla ."BUSINESS COLLEGE TypewHtm,: \ Catalogue freb.'F. F. KO03E. Froa.Oinnlia for Bookkeeping; Shorthand or Teletn-apliy, and get position. •jowa .Business College, 1)08 MolneS." Got Catalogue; THJ2 CAPITA;!, jCH* Arid the Capital City School' of Shorthand, T. M.I C. A. Bld(?.,Dos' Moinos. Ioi . Tho loading schools ofl business In tho West. Board yory reasonable. Sendl for catalogue to Mohan & McCauloy, PCS Moinos, XoJ flGftBBKoTTHE, SftGRED ti&ftRI The course of instruction In this Academy, conducts by tho Ilellglofts of the Sacred. Heart, jjnibraces tliq whole range of subjects necessary to constitute a soll(« and refined education.'. Propriety of deportment, per, sonal neatness and tho principles of morality are oV jects of unceasing attention. Extensive BTouncIs r r ford tho pupils every facility foe useful bodl y ex else: their health la an object of coristaiit sollcltij and In sickness they are attojuled with maternal cj Fall term opens Tuesday, BeintSttti' ~~ " ticulars, address • ,,^;,TH1S .. _ Academy Bacred Heart; fat. ~T?ES ior Ust. • Ououp rates... .M. bought and sold.'• Williams, 201) 4th St. 1 Another man said, "Oh, I have V ei-y straight lest they spill over. Now, cuse. married a wife, and I can't comer when if he had said to his wife, " have an invitation .to a splendid dinner; it is highly complimentary to me: I should very much like to go; will you R-O along with me?" she would have said, "To be sure I will go." Another frivolous excuse. The fact was that they did not want to go. '•Now," said t*ie-great man of the feast, "I will not be defeated in this matter; I 'have with an honest purpose provided a banqtiet, and there are scores of people who would like to ccme if they were only invited. Here, my man, here, you RO but, and when you find a blind man, give him your arm nnd fetch him in; and when you find a lame man, give him a crutch and in; and when you find a poor inan, tell him that there is a plate for him in my mansion; and when you find some one who is so ragged ana wretched that he has never been invited anywhere, then,by the kindest tenderness and the by one ever She Gets There, . There's loti In Ibis hore country to tban\? God for—you boU Fer wlion tlio woathey ain't ro3 not It's mlgtity colil and wet: An' 'tain'tno uso to botner It its sprins or tl it's fall- No matter now fbo old world rolls sne gets there after all! There's lots in thia here country to tnank Go4 for—that's v.U'W Fer when the sun goes down the west th9 stars come up tho ni^ht. An' 't:Un't no use to pother JC it's calm, or It it's squall; No matter Jww the old world rolls, shp gets there after all! a Housing. »<Don,'t ride too fast, general," they vvouW cry ou&i seeing his horse plunging along in, the miro at the roadside, 9,8 he tried to pass scxne division- slippery going 1 , Pscle B.iUy, going." 4 yijje Jtyt Gobbler, Major Brown's command was ing along 1 a hot and du,sty road, in Southern Pennsylvania. Orders were very strict against foraging, but in spite of them a soldier suddenly sprang out oi the ranks in pursuit Q! a fat gobbler ttanding among the sumach bushes on the roadside, f he turkey started off in a hurry, with, the man after him. Major Brown called out. angrily; "Halt! What do you mean? Rait!" A few hurried steps, and the soldier laid the turkey most loving invitation any had, compel him to come in." Oh, my friends, it requires no acuteness on my part, or on your part, to see in all this affair that religion is a banquet, The table was set in Palestine a good many years ago, and the disciples gathered around it, and they thought they would have a good time all by themselves, but while they f=at by Ihe table the leaves began to grow and spread, and one leaf went to the east and another leaf went to the west, until the whole earth was cov' ered up with them, and the clusters from the heavenly vineyard were piled up on the board, and the trwm* pets and harps of eternity made up the orchestra, and as this wipe oi Gpfl is pressed to the Mps of a sipping, bleeding, sufferipg, dying, groaning world, a voice breaks from the heavens, saying, "Drink, 0 fiends; yea, drink,, 0 beloved!" 0 b)ess.ed kord Jesus, the best friend I ever had, the best friend any wjan eyey was there ever j?ue» a taWe? there evey such a banquet? JTrow the cross uplifted high, Where the Saviour d«?sjg"8 tP $1 What melodious sounds I feeap Bur&tipg o4th<j ravished ear 1 Rgaven's wJeewtef worfe Js done, Come, an4weioQWs sjn»er, come. what do the great masses of the people care about the technicalities of religion? What do they care about the hypostatic union 01^ the difference between sub-lapsarian and supra-lapsarian? What do _they care for your profound explanations, clear as a London fog? When a man is drowning he does not want you to stand by the dock and describe the nature of the water into Avhich he has fallen, and tell him there are two parts hydrogen gas and one of oxygen gas, within common density of thirty- nine Fahrenheit, turning to steam under a common atmospheric pressure of two hundred and twelve. He does not want a chemical lecture on water; he wants a rope. Oh my friends, the curse of God on the church, it' seems to me, in this day, is metaphysics. We speak in an unknown tongue in our Sabbath schools, and in our religious assemblages, and in our pulpits, and how can people be saved unless they understand us? We put on our official powns, and we think the two silk balloons flapping at the elobws of a pv*A-ch-ev give him great sanctity. The rttw of God's truth flows down before us pure and clear as crystal; but w_ e take our theological stick and stir it up, and stir U up, until we can not see the bottom, Oh, for the simplicity oi Christ in all our instructions-—the simplicity he practiced when standing among the people, l>e took a lily, and said, "There 'is a lesson of the way J will clothe you?" and, pointing tp a raven, said, "There is, a lesson of; the way I' will feed you; consider the jj.|} 68 _behold the fowls," I think often in, our religious ins tr notions we compel people to stay out by OBI- ehureb ar- jtw, PeppJe eoree j w and they things angular, and cold, and stiff, and tfjey g° away never again to co?ne; wfce.» % chupch ought tQ a great a bynw music, and earned his livelihood, and made sacrifice for the poor old man. So the Lord Jesus Christ, comes down, and he finds us in our spiritual-penury, and across the strings, of his own broken heart he strikes a strain of infinite.music, which wins the attention of earth and heaven. He takes our poverty. He plays our music. -He weeps our sorrow. He dies our death. A sacrifice for you. A sacrifice for me. Oh, will you accept this sacrifice now? I do not isingle out this and that man, and this and .that woman. But I say all may come. The sacrifice is so great, all may be saved. Does it not seem to you as if heaven w.as very near? I can'feel its breath on my cheek. God is near, Christ is near. The Holy Spirit is near, Ministering angels are near. Your glori fled kindred in heaven near. Your glorified mother near. Your departed children near. Your redemption is near. Iowa, Texas ana fcelirnska lan/ Merchandise. Stocks, eto.. boiu und sold, llurko * iJltilse, DesMoinosJ of all kinds, both Ladles' and ro-sliapcd and re-oolored In tho stylo. Dos Moinea Hat Works. 41« (iti Dimension and Adjustable. DOS Moinos Tinln Tlo Co.. Dos Moinos, Iowa. Write prices. WE PAY THE FitKIQHT. Send for Samples of our All Wool Gray Cassimoro or" Blaolc Clay Worsted Samples Sent Free, Frankel DBS M01NJSS, $10 SUITS Clothing Co., iCUNES, IOWA. k nvntrmM •WAKTISJJ. Ono earned841 A ' v n I VI over 31000 la 1893. Hanasom , JiVjJLlIllU oxtant. tree to live men. P.O.V at Price of tlM* <!ewt- «ry. You can buy 1,000 busbels otr$}0 margin aud got Ix'P- same as if bought out : PAPER POLES, Arc lighter, Stlfler anjl Stronger Thau Wooden Ones. One of the latest uses to which pa» per has bepn turned is the making 1 of telegraph poles, The paper pulp employed is saturated with a mixture of borax, tallow and other substances, The wass is cast in a mold with a cone in the center, forming a hollow rod of any desired length, the cross pieces being held by wooden keys driven in on either side of the pole, The paper poles are said to be lighter and stronger than those of wood, and to be unaffected by tiie many weather influences whjoH shorten.$10 J}fe of a wooden pple, , . v Tt is doubtful, howeveriwhether we paper pole will ooine tp, be, anytnwg like a rival to the iron poje, wWeJi v* now high in favor for 1 the oftwymg 'of all kinds of wive lh»8- Tb.e ya'lue of iron telegraph poles' bas been well tested, under tne m,9§t trywg on fee lines India, m that eat out the ogre pf sbape of shell QRly, ai JB the iroB "Speouli Q. F. VAN WINKLE & CO., Room 45, 234 La Salla St., Chlpago, IIU WALTER BAKER & GO. The Largest Manufacturers at PURE, HIGH CRADP J COCOAS AND CHOCOLATES' On \W» Continent, b»Y9 TecplM SPECIAL AND CAHFORNIA MIDWINTER; EXPOSITION. BREAKFAST COCOA, Which, wnHiw the Pwttf " l»jmu)e without tt)9 wseo, or othw Chemicals ojl 8yw<l> JuteJy CIAS THE BEST, f THBi » Af3P>O' WJWMW a 4ijw tt from liis he fc'alf pf ^ t9 one wbQ ' n &8 » when the to bear anybody ^aJU about ligion as thQBgh it were a funeral do prayer meeting

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