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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 7 March 1888

SOAP. KIRK'S m ol FLOATING SOAP -IS? TKS? CHIEF .: i'n* Buth, Toilet mid Laundry, snow White and Absolutely Pure. ir *,,?!? iV?.;er doe* no; keep White Cloud Soaj>. Jnd l'J cents sample cake to the makers. ' J?& S. KlUK S CO., CHICAGO. BUILDING MATERIAL, Sc. JAM KS F. CARMX ?V SO KS. HARDWARE, GUNS AND t UTXEBY, Barbed Wire, WA< ION MATERIAL, NAILS AND SPIKES and MECHANICS' TOOLS. 315 King st.. - - Alexandria. Va PERRY, SMOOT&CO. SteamFloorittg&PlaniugMill Manufacturers of pi tOU ,.<.-: WINDOW FRAMES, MOLDINGS, &c. Dealers in LUMBER, SHINGLES, LATHS, NAILS, LIME, CALCINED PLASTEE ana CEMENT. NO. 25 NORTH UNION ST.. ALEXANDRIA, VIRGIN i -. ?-6r L'j a: her delivered in tho city free. rSSTASij^SZilEI) 182?;. JOSIAH H_D. SHOOT, DEALEE IN Liler, Shingles, Latte, SAILS, LIME,CEMENT. CALCINED PLASTER, Ac. &c. &c. MANUFACT?EEH OS RIN< 1, DOORS, SASH. BLINDS. FBAMES UOULDI N'G3...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 7 March 1888

ALEXANDRIA WEDNESfrA . L VEXING. ma BOB 7. Mr. Lamont, the President'* private sec? retary, says (he ielter thut receorty ap? peared in the Albany Tim*'*, signed Orover Cleveland, in which tho President is repre aented as withdrawing from tbePreaidential contest, is "a forgery." We!!, the writer there fo, uor any body else with good sense, ever pretended it was genuine. It was u satirioal composition, ptopared for the express par pose, as was apparent to every reasonable man who read it. of anticipating the charge of inconsistency to which Mr. Cleveland would be sui ject ? be should accept a norui nation for a second term. In the letter Mr Cleveland is reprs-eoted as saying : "Io my lettes accepting the nomination nearly four years ago, I took strong ground again*! ;i secood term ; I gave good and substantial r-.-hsuos for my position, which are as stroug now as they were theo ; luven went to the extent of advising an amend? ment to tbe Constitution prohibiting the election of any o...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 7 March 1888

WEDNESDAY EVENING. HAECH 7. LOCAL MATTERS. for '.his .-ection light to fresh v .. ^zii?. warmer, fair weather. iHTSOi Honok.?The ninth annual . of the Grand Lodge K. of H. of Vir mmencedat Potomac Hall in this .light and was called to order by the GrandTMctator. A number of new mem ber? were introduced and instructed in the eras'! lodge work. The reports of the offi . submitted and appropriately re The exemplification of tbe secret irorkof the body was made the special or der for 8 30 o'clock today, and the time for election of grand officers was fixed for ;$0 o'clock to night. The time for tbe ses? sion? of the grand lodge is fixed as ?"alow-: Meet at 10a. m.; recess from 1 to , p. m: meet at 3 and recss3 at 6 p. m.; meet at S p. m., and adjourn at will. yos: of tbo lime of the grand lodge wa;j ocenpied in transacting routine business. Tlie?rand Dictator in his report says there ha? been no progress of tbe order iu Vir ginia for tho past two years. Tbe lodges! are in a .;inlthy con...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 7 March 1888

WEDNESDAY EVENING MARCH 7. Unsuccessful Elope?ent.?An exciting but unsuccessful elopement is reported from Barbour county, W. Va. Jae. Miller, aged thirty-five, a lumber dealer, has for gome time paid attention to Miss Lucy Howell, the twenty year-old daughter of John How all, a citizen of Calhoun. The youog lady ;;od her mother favored the suit, but ber father objected. An elopement wasarrang ed, to which mutual friends ient assistance. Miller boarded the train at 1'hillippi. on the Grafton and Greenbrier road, and was to meet Miss Howeii at a water station a mile distant. When the train reached there Mil? ler jumped off the. engine, aod the father of the lady, who had learned of the elopement , hurried from the rear c%r to ircercept bH daughter. Several persons attempted to hold him bach, nod so far succeeded that before he reached his daughter she and her lover had jumped on the train. It pulled out. acd tbe excited parent bad barely time to jump od the rear platform. He attacked...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 8 March 1888

SOAP. KIRK'S FLOATING SOAP -IS THE CHIEF :-;e Bath, Toilet and Laundry. White nnd Absolutsaiy Puro. ... ig? at does not keep White Cloud Soap. rot sarnple rak? to tbc milkers, " JJ? S. KIRK & CO., CHICAGO. ?l'lLhlNd MATERIAL, &c. PERRY, SMOOT & CO. Seam Floori ug & Plauiug Mill Maunfactnrers of I ., [ND< lW FBAMFS. MOLDINGS, Ac. Dealers in LUMBER* SHINGLES, LATHS, NAILS, LIME, CAD [NED PLASTEB ana CEMENT. NO. 25 NORTH UNION ST., ALEXANDRIA, VIBGINIA. ?jrLuir.ber delivered in the city free. E3TA.BIjISII3SjD 1822. J0S1AH Ii. D. SHOOT n DEALER IN ,u ?n KAILS, MM E,CEMENT.CALCINED PLASTEB, &c &c. &c. MANUFACTURER OF 5L i ?BING, DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, FRAMES MOULDINGS, MANTELS, BRACKETS AND ALL KINDS OF WOOD WORK. lud yard No. 21 north U"uion st. Factory 13 bu.1 10 north Lee St., Alexandria, Va. jSMNo i'l.arife for delivery in city. |ao28 |.| F. PEA EE, Dealer iu "DBS SASH BLINDS, HARDWARE, PAINT...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 8 March 1888

A LEX A. NT) RIA. teub3 "?at etskinq. mabch 8. _ Ex-Auditor Brown Allen, one of Gen eral Mahone'a lieutenants, and a prominent a^eDt in trying to effect ^"readjustment," that i3 the repudiation, of the 8tate debt, by prohibiting the acceptance of the coupons of Virginia bonds in payment of Virginia taxes, having availed hira?eif of his position as Auditor to pay his brother-ln law 15 000 of the Stated money for presenting a tax bill to a railroad company one day. and re? ceiving tie amount thereof the nest, and having been sued for the recovery of that puro, ?.n.i udgment been awarded against him, now attempts to settle that judgment with the same coup?n5 whose value bo has helped to depreciate.aod in this attempt calls upon Judge Bond,of the U.S. CircuitCourt.to assist him. And Mr. Allen Is only a fair sample of the men whose plans for the rcpn dia i >n of Virginia'a just debi have beeo acovpted and adopted by Virginia's demo oratio conventions and democratic legisla? tu...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 8 March 1888

TarESDAT EVENING, MARCH 8 LOCAL MATTERS. p0.-his section light to f;e&b weeteriy winds, nroer.f?1*' weather. r^ioHTS of HONOR.?After aa all night [on tbe ninth annu?l conveo ion "of tbe Qti.ji Lodge K. of H. adj-jurn -d at an early ?our [bis morning. Yesterday afternoon's ^??i?u wft? devoted to tbe exemplification "'{"."be-ecret work of the order, und last I j,j [he trend ofiicers were elected, and \ remainder of the session was occupied in transacting the routine business of the l^e The following grand officers were viz; j. t. Kenney, Chincoteague, ? . J. T. Morris, Petersburg. G. D.; B3 Joel, City Point, V. G. D : J. \V. Norfolk, A. G. D. H. M. Hope, , ,-v.lle, (i. C; W. H. Bailie, Lynch Q, K : M. F. Hu lnell, JRichmond, G. \; j. Comann, Goodson, G. Guide; Jacob P?y9eri Petersburg, Graod Guard =.?. u S Holland, Accomac, G. 8.; Dr.' Hugh Stockdell. Petersburg, State Medical Examiner; Jno. Maxwell, Rich W. E. Foster, Norfolk, and J. Hersb, e'rickstnirg, Grand Trustees; J...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 8 March 1888

THUBS DAY EVENING, MARCH 8. Somnambulistic Feats. A Chicago young man while in a soBinam bulis'Jo state one eight recently mistook his wife for a peddler, of whom he bad been dreaming, aod ordered her out of the room. Upon belog awakened be found that be bad kicked her out of bed, mucb to ber lurpriae and disgust. A farm band in the employ of a farmer near Trenton, N. J., one night, not long since, while asleep, jumped through a win? dow to the ground, twenty feet below, car* rying the sash with him, and walked two miles When found be was still asleep and nearly frozen to death. An engineer of the Erie railroad ooenight while going at a epeed of thirty miles an hour noticed the .1 utter of some thing white on his cowcatcher and on going forward dis? covered a youog woman in her r.ight-clothee. She bad wandered out in her sleep and clambered to her perilous perch while the engine was slopping and was awakened by ita whistle. Her escape from death was marvelous. A barber in London has...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 9 March 1888

SOAP. . mm. tfcr FLOATING "soap -iS THE CK.EF .: Math, Toilot ana L:\ur.dry. Snow White and Absolutely Pure. If \our d(>a!or does not Seep White Cloud Foap. .? It cenu tot Kiatpie esfce to the maker* m S. KIRK 1 50, B?iXDLNG MATERIAL, E UM KS P. CARXIX ?V SO.^S. HARDWARE, Guns and Cutlery, WHEELS, NAILS. IRON, STEEL. Barbed Wire. MECHANICAl. AND G AB DEN TOOLS, $15 Kings!.. - - Alexandria,Va. [mhS tf ]_ PERRY, SMOOT & CO. Steam Flooring&Planing Mil! Manufacturers of D00B and WINDOW FBAMFS, MOLDINGS, <fec Doalcrs iu LUMBER. SHINGLES, LATHS, NAILS, LIME, CALCINED PLASTER ana CEMENT. NO. 25 NORTH UNION ST., ALEXANDRIA, VIRGIN!' '.?v-.'.i.ivUir delivered in tho city free. ESTABLISHED lRf:^ JOSIAH Hl). 8M0.0T, SEAXXS IN Lflinber, Slinis. Latte, Si 1LS.L1M K, OEMENT. CALCINED VLASTER, &c Ac &c MANDFACTt?EK OF i 'Nd. DOORS, SASH. BLINDS, FRAMES ' ULDINQS, MANTELS, BRACKET.-: VXD all KINDS OF WOOD WORK. id yard Ni?. 21 no...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 9 March 1888

xLEX^DRIA. FBI DAY EVENING, MABCH 0. As was seen in yesterday's GAZETTE, all the democratic members of the legislature, witb pcssibly cne or two exceptions, ex press themselves in favor of the renoroSna tion of President Cleveland Thalr word-*, however, are hy no means consistent witb their actions. They voted unanimously for a resolution for the retention of the tarilfon the raw material of manufactures, for the repeal of the tax on tobacco and liquor, and for the passage of the Blair bill, though tbey must know, that 13 if tbey read the newspapers, that the President is emphati? cally opposed to eaob and all of these meas? ure?, and has dcne}&_d will dp, all be can to .isfVat ibem. The members referred to are cTen nor? inconsistent than ei-Commis sinr.?r Raum, who say? a modern politician enq nol afford lobe consistent. Rarely has the news of the death of a man occupying so exalted a position, been received with such aiocere sorrow at home, and with such tender regret ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 9 March 1888

Italics lefe, FSIPAY EVENING, MARCH 9. LOCAL HATTERS. r0. {V.-! section light to fresh northerly Tinas, j^pt brisk es the coast, warmer, fair weataer. t^e GbaNGBES. ?The District Grange of ? iero Virginia, which met in this city fegierdayi adjourned tbia eveuiog after ; ??saotiog a good deal of business. v . er '"? the Grange adopted resolutions ? ipf^ing the m azures now before Congress ! - iru-i's; advocating pure food, and i s\ the P.tluier (pleuro pneu- j :. I i'n?? fallowing officers were ' : If. H. Garrott, master ; J. B. R _ ,;. verier; \V. P. D ?-l*r**, steward ; ., i , ... gsnistxnt steward; J. M. B-n K K. Fe.tr. lecturer; J. C. ? - ? ary ; J R Alrich. treasurer; : -: I gatekeeper: Mrs. J. B. Bow i - - Miss i'.-ttie Benton. Pomona ; D H Plaster, Flora: Mise J. H. Gar . stewardess, and C. H. Pierson, R. R. .. ,;i W. 'J'. Ruoisey executive commit --ion thiri morning the Grange .. j tbe Mi iioii of the State Grange rei to encouraging immigration to the J . . ?od decided to bol...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 9 March 1888

IT:: ? AY EVENING. MARCH. '?>. What Indians Can <l?? Willi their Ar? rows. Som* of the wouderful accomplishments 01 tho Indian? with their arrows are illus? trated in a very realistic manner. The-e arrows h.;d heads made out of the iron boo; >s of barrels A shoulder blade of a buffalo with a thin, frail looking arrow head pierc? ing it is ebown. Upon close examination the visitor discovers that the point projects through the outer side of t ho bone. The on? ly explanation is that the arrow must bnyo passed thronen tho body of the bufTalo and at ruck the ehon'der blade on the inside. These arrowrdieads^may be token between the lingers and. bent with ease they art- no tbib; but eboi from the few of the luriim-. they went through obstacles which would have Plopped ? i.u.i*;. They penetrated bone-' without fracturing them, and they made cats as clean as the keenest surgical blades. The Apache arrow head of eoft iron has pierefid where et leaden projectil...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 10 March 1888

SOAP. IRK'S C2 _*& j -13 <.r vt b rr. if r iht: Bath, Toilet and Laundi ,v VVhito and Absblutoly P ?? .i.'fsliT : ?"> White <."'>u<! 18" cents !fr sample catso to tho ma m, >.so, CHICAGO. [JILDING MATERIAL. &c. IA 31 ES F. <' A Bll X A SI S. HARDWARE, Guns and Cutlery, WHEELS, NAILS, IBON. STEEL. Barbed Wire, U El !H A NICAL A S DOAEDEN TOOLS, 315Kl?gst.. - - Alexandria.Va. whs tf ] PERRY, SMOOT & CO. Steam Flooriug&Planitig Mil] Manufacturers of ?iOB .?: WINDOW FBAMFS. MOLDING.-,, .v. Dealers in LUMBER, SHINGLES, LATHS, NAILS, LIME, i . r.CTNED PLASTER ana CEMENT . NO. 25 NORTH UNION (~T.. *. I. '.'XANDBIA, YTJSG1 IfirLntr.bor delivered in tho e.Uy free. fOSIAH H. D. SMOOT. beale3 IN I urn L, ft i SAILS, LIME, CEMENT. CALCINED PLASTER, etc.. &c. &c. MANTFACTCEES Of . I N'G, DOORS. SASH. BLINDS, FE A ' ' DINGS, MANTELS, BRACKETS '.NO AL...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 10 March 1888

ALEXANDRIA. SATURDAY EVENING MARCH U'._ Mr PoWDERLY has to be roctinualiy do tug something new in order to keep himself prominently before the mi-mbers of the or ganiziticn of which he U the chief, and thereby afford them plausible ground for believing that he is entitled to the $14 e day and traveling expenses they pay him out of their wages. Hie latest plar; is that the government shall buy all the coal flelda ai d conduct all the coal mining in tho country. And j ot, if that were done, the larger class of Mr. Po^derly's organisation, the coal miners, wou'd have to abandon what they seem to cot sider their dearest privilege that of atriking?for with the mines under guard of U. S. troops there would he no such things as strikes. Government work cannot be interrupted or interfered with by any be dy or any thing. Mr. Powderly gave expression ?c the plan referred to without due deliberation. Now that i'te^idential nominations and the Presidential election are approaching, the cry for ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 10 March 1888

& ??? 3ATCEDAT EVKNINC4, MAECH 10. | LOCAL MATTERS. I - . (jjij section light to fresh eatterly winds, ? weather. rantcH services, &c, To morrow.? ' 'r>, rck.?Services at 11 a. iu. and 7:30 ? o.bj Rev. H.Suier v'a Paul's Church.?Services at 11 a. m. j4.). m. !)>? Kev. Dr. Norton. . rch.?l a. m , prayer; 10 a. ca., mi-ioaary service: 11 a. m., prayer " jerioon ; 3:30 p. tu , Sunday school ; 1 id.. evening prayer and sermon. rch. ?Mass at 7 and 11 a. . sermon, by Rev. Father Quinn, j raspers at 4 p. m. tsbyterian Church.?Service at 11 ! v Rav. Mr. French of Washington. ' " I'wbyterian Cliurch.?Services .. y m. and 7:30 p. m. by Rev. J. I. Vance. rcA.?Services at 11 a. m. and D by Rev. I. M. Mercer. Meth. Epit. Clivrch.?Services i, cd and 7:30 p. m. hy Rev. R. F. j is. Church South.?Services at 11 a a 8I11 30 ji tu. by Rev. R. Smithson. ' rcA.?Services at 11 a.m. |0(j; 30 p. in by Rev. S J. Smith. / [heran Church.?Service at 11 , Rev. J. A....

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 10 March 1888

SATURDAY EVENING. MARCH 10. _ ENGINEH?sEv.ToiNED.?All roadsruunir into Omeha continue to refuse to bandle Burlington lr?ight. A Brotherhood enginf?-r said the iirgununt of Manager Kirnb*ll was a ?troDg ona, hut the ordere of Chief Arthur would be obeyed. Judge Duody, of the United States court, b?s issued an order C ?mpeliing trie Uoion Pacific to take Bui - 1 ne'ui. freight and restraining the erjgineers from refusing to take the business, add a!s > restraining the engineers f.om striking rr combiniug or confederating for organizing or advertising r. s=ri!:? Thegtif-vanc?com mitteo of lh? Pah HshcHe roe? yesterday evening a?d it was reported thic a eirike On that road was imminent. The Pan Haudie officials save their men twenty-four hour* in which to decide whether tbey would haul Pan Handle cars out of the lumber district over Burlington tracks, which .-irw iheoniy outlets At Chief Arthur's headquarters it was believed n<> strike would result. The ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 12 March 1888

SOAP. I i M fc S I'. < A K 1.1 X ?V S O S S. HARDWARE, Guns and Cutlery, WHEELS, NAILS, IKON, STEEL, Barbed Wire, MECHANICAL AND GAEDEN TOOLS, 315 King st.. - - Alexandria, Vn. _ v.ihS it) PERRY, SMOOT& CO. Steam Flooring&Planiug Mil] Manufacturers of DOOR and WINDOW FRAMES. MOLDINGS. Ac, Dealers in LUMBER, SHINGLES, LATHS, NAILS, LIME, CALCINED PLASTER and CEMENT. NO. 25 NORTH UNION ST., ALEXANDRIA, vTBGTN i a. gy*Lumber delivered in the city froe. ES ' T.A.x3ILISHED "1822" "" JOSIAH H.D. SMOOT, dkalsb Lumber, Shinjr NAILS. LIME,CEMENT.CALCINED PLASTER, Ac. Ac. Ac MANZTFACTUEEB OF 11 ?OEING, DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, FR LMI tt< ??LDINGS, MANTELS. BRACKETS AND ALL KINDS OF WOOD WORK. Office and yard No. 21 north Union at. Factory Nob. 13 and 15 north Loo ct., Alexandria, Va. ?Sf-N*o chsrge for delivery in city. jan23 John T. Creighton & Son, WHOLI'.8Al.r. AND EE TAIL DEAtKBH IN j HARDWARE AND C?T&EItY, j NO. SS KING. C...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 12 March 1888

^^^^ ?.LSXANDRU, uONDAY EVENING. MARCH iZ friK Valley Virginian, the moat in fiof rsttal republican newspapers in the 8tate? eavr> : ? We are well satislled the republican party cm r.ever succeed under its present management, and that it is tho duty of the people who consti? tute Cue party to demand a chunge. More cspe lyjai Is necessity pressing since the infamona D-cret circular was made public and the plot ex posed by h hlch the people are to be gagged?pop u ?i sentiment suppreBsed, and the party organi? zation prosttinted to the salflsh purpose of one nun. No man who could concoct auch a plot is fit to direct the destinies of a party, or to dictate its policy, nor can he command its coD?dence_ The people must be recognized and consulted, and not the secret orders and despotic decrees of one uim who has presumed upon the tolerance the peaplo have shown, under great provocation, to magnify himsolf into the proportion of a party and demand implicit obedience to hia dogma...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 12 March 1888

MONDAY EVENING. HASCH 12 LOCAL HATTERS. ccrthi3 district fresh to brisk westerly winde, ,.vei by warmer, Mr weather. . Wind.?The wind of last night was . Everest of the wiotor, aud though no . iamHge wa- done numerous in ei of the uprooting of tree*, the blow ivu of chimneys, &o.% are reported iu parts of ihe city. The Richmond K\ : reaohed here last night, bad ,f tea car windows broken by trees ?graph poles beiug blown acrrss tbe .:.; several times the train had to be .] ia order to remove such ob [""^.i The 8 o'clock train from pton to ibis city, while between the Ige and Fort. Runyon, was struck k . egraph pole which bad been blown : ui no damage was done, though the Mongers were much exc>ted. Telephonic toBtnuoicatioo between this city and Wash ...... i pended to-day on account of ,?t ration of (he wires by tbe wind, and uarne ontse this city was cut off from . 'ommunication in every direc? tion. I bigh wind Ins caused abnormally low me river, the 11 -its ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Alexandria Gazette — 12 March 1888

mo: ay evening march 12. CONCERNING OPIUM CULTUSE.?In a few states toe farmers have experimented a lit? tle with the white poppy, but we have not regarded opium as likely to col rau^L of a figure amoug our product^. Mr. Pratt t!r Cnfted States Consul at Teheran, who baa been study iug opium culture in Persic. v.\~ ; a very fine articlo is produced, says bo - lieves large region:: in Califjrnia ana* southern states are well adapted to the cul? tivation of the white poppy., and, in \lc v. the superior quality of Persiau opium, be details the methods of cultivation iu vogue there as a guidv for our peppy raisers. Though the abtt-.' ol opium ha-- rindf it. In the opinion of rouny, ^ disreputable dru.sr, it serve* .-I large number of useful purpose-.-, and if we could ratee what wo require for ?eirUimtite ines oyium culture would be :v considerable addition ro our wealth pro? ducing resource?.?X V. Sun. By the death of Emperor William of Ger? many, the King cf the Netherlands, Wil? liam ...

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