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CAUTION AGAINST AN IMPOSTOR. Editors FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER : FRIENDS' are counselled to be on their guard against a young man who has been giving his name as

Frank Miller,” professing to be a Friend, and seeking aid from Friends. He is an impostor. He appears to be about thirty years of age, is of medium height, slender, has dark hair, eyes, and complexion, had a small and dark mustache, and small and irregular teeth. In the limits of New York Monthly Meeting his method has been to visit the homes of Friends, at an hour when the man would be apt to be absent, and represent that he had called on behalf of some well-known Friend who desired to call that evening on important business, and wished to be assured that the family would be at home. Then, if the way seemed clear, the young man would tell how he had lost his family by consumption, and was himself stricken by it, and that Friends, he would name a few leading ones,-had been very kind to him, and had extended such and such help, but that a little more was needed to accomplish a desired end.

If the way did not appear to be clear to seek ajd, he would not tell his story of distress, but would depart at once, after having made the pretended appointment as described above, which appointment, it is needless to say, would not be kept. He may assume another name if he goes to other localities. 110 8th St., Hoboken, N. j.


time aiding those institutions by doing their work gratuitously. Such sewing should always be sent in from the middle of the Twelfth month to the first of the Third month.

Subscriptions or donations may be sent to the House, No. 702 Green St., or to any of the following officers, viz. :

President, Caroline S. Jackson, 3117 N. 16th street.

Vice-Presidents : Hannah S. Middleton, 3811 Walnut St.; Fannie S. Williams, 309 S. 15th street.

Treasurer, Anne M. Griscom, 622 Marshall street.
Secretary, Hannah B. Pettit, 632 Marshall street.

Acting Committee: Anna M. Child, 2124 Green St. ; Elizabeth F. Williams, 617 Franklin St. ; S. Lizzie Hicks, 1737 N. 19th St. ; Susanna M. Gaskill, Swarthmore ; Caroline S. Jackson, 3117 N. 16th St. ; Catherine A. Kennedy, 1520 N. 20th St. ; Hannah S. Middleton, 3811 Walnut St. ; Catharine H. Middleton, 2141 N. 18th St. ; Anne M. Griscom, 622 Marshall St.; Elizabeth J. Lukens, 531 Marshall St.; Anna J. Lippincott, 1713 Green St. ; Fannie S. Williams, 309 S. 15th

Cornelia C. Stotesbury, 1703 Mt. Vernon St. ; Hannah Streeter, 504 Marshall St. ; Hannah B. Pettit, 632 Marshall St. ; Sarah T. Vandegrift, 1521 Lehigh Ave.

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Could you find room in your valuable paper to publish Whittier's « Eternal Goodness”?

The poem contains so much that is of vital interest to Friends. A friend of mine was asking me concerning Friends' views, especially of the hereafter. I could find no better definition than that found in this poem. My friend expressed a strong desire to possess it.

I know that part of the poem is frequently quoted, and it may be found among Whittier's works, but so many have not time to read books, yet read the weekly paper. I shall consider it a great favor if you will publish it.

The INTELLIGENCER has been the main link between me and Friends for the past seven months ; having very severely sprained my knee on the ed of Seventh month, have been bedfast for five months, and have very little prospect of getting about for many weeks. So have learned to appreciate the paper as I never did before.

CATHARINE ANNA BURGESS. College View, Nebraska.

[We shall make room for the poem in a week or two.EDITORS.]

A MOVEMENT is on foot to have a Reunion of the Descendants of Edward and Eleanor Foulke, of Gwynedd. They were among the Welsh settlers of that Township, in 1698, so that the Reunion will commemorate the two-hundredth anniversary of their coming to this country.

The Township will probably have a celebration, also, and this is likely to be held at Friends' meeting-house, at Gwynedd, on the 31st of Fifth month next. The Foulke Reunion is suggested for the day following, Sixth month 1.

A meeting was held at 921 Arch street, this city, on the 28th ult., and preliminary arrangements were made for the Foulke Reunion. About forty descendants were present, and a number of letters from others, approving the movement, were received and read. William Dudley Foulke, of Richmond, Ind., was elected President of the organization, and Edward M. Wistar, (905 Provident Building, Philadelphia), Treasurer. Vice-Presidents, Secretaries, and an Executive Committee will be appointed later. It will be desired, of course, to communicate with all living descendants of Edward Foulke, and for that purpose to obtain names and addresses. (These should be sent to the Secretary, whose name and address will be given later.)


INDUSTRY. THE Managers of the Northern House of Industry (702 Green street, Philadelphia), have appointed Second month 14 for Donation Day, hoping the friends of the institution will come generously to their aid in carrying on the good work, which must stop earlier than usual, unless they receive much needed assistance. Money, dry-goods, coal, tea, and sugar are necessities. Many of our members and contributors have been removed by death, and our income is much reduced-we have been compelled to turn away many suffering cases.

While the Association is under the management of Friends, its funds are collected from all denominations and its aid extended, by supplying sewing for which they are compensated, to the aged, the infirm, and deserving poor, without regard to sect or color.

We have a comfortable work room, in which from twelve to fifteen women are employed on fine sewing, quilting, etc. ; customer work is all done in the House, and the rooms are open all the year, except during the Seventh and Eighth months.

Out of the House we employ from thirty to sixty women on plain sewing. We are grateful to other charitable institutions for furnishing us with garments prepared for work for our women, thereby saviug us considerable outlay, and at the same

A LEARNED DISCOURSE. I WENT to hear a speaker new, whom some, think deep and

fluent too I listened closely on that day, and this is what he seemed to say (And though I cannot parse it quite, perhaps some learned

reader might) :-
“My friends, although of course indeed,

On either hand, and anyway,
However much or little, still,

It may not, yet again it may-
" On further thought, I say, my friends,

But whether that, in fact, or no,
Whichever way, whatever mode,

It is, to say the least, as though,-
• Forthwith from first to last, perchance,

Yes, how and whither, whence and where,
'Tis ne'ertheless as, so to speak,

You must admit, both then and there.

If so, why not, alas, dear friends?

And yet, to put it plain, in truth, Nay, even notwithstanding thus, Perhaps because no doubt forsooth."

-B. D. S., in St. Nicholas.

How old are you, little girl ?" asked the kind old lady of a three-year-old. “I's not old at all," was the reply. "I's most new


is immediately followed by the terrible symptoms Some weeks ago, G. W. Woodruff, the "coach," or trainer, themselves, and, within one week from the time you of the foot-ball team of the University of Pennsylvania, wrote give the first foxy over-trained player his glass of for the “ Press," of this city, a notable article on the use of

champagne, every man on the team who is not a teestimulants in connection with athletic sports. After stating that he had been “maintaining for years that the use of artificial

totaler will have gone stale, and few, if any, will restimulants in training should be discountenanced" and that he cover so long as the champagne, ale and wine hold out. was “opposed on general principles to drinking at any time," "Well," you ask, "what harm will that do ?" he proceeds to give his “reason for believing that nature will

Much, very much; in a short time the players will want take proper care of her own robust, healthy children, provided that they live, eat, and exercise in a natural way.

more liquor at a time, the trainer will try to refuse. I WILL not deny that some men who have been accus

Thereupon the men will get more woebegone, and tomed, while out of training, to continual drinking,

their play will rapidly become worse. The trainer will might be made more effective, might be enlivened,

make this an excuse for humoring them. Then they might have their nerves steadied, their brains made

will begin working schemes to get first, an extra glass clearer, their courage strengthened and their muscles

—then an extra bottle. Before the season is over, invigorated by the use of that alcoholic stimulant to

drink and not play will be the prime object of training. which their systems had become accustomed. But

Some may think that I am old-fashioned in my opthis would be equally true of a man unusually ad

position to the use of liquor and compare me to the dicted to the tobacco habit or the use of some drug man who will read a newspaper by the light of a tallow like opium. The fact that DeQuincey could write bet

candle when the incandescent bulb is within reach of ter after suicidal doses of opium does not prove that

his hand, but it is not true that those who believe in opium even in small quantities is a good thing for lit- | leaving men's condition to Nature are old-fashioned. erary men who are preparing themselves to excel in Liquor was much more generally used many years ago the higher world of letters. In the same way we some

in all the undertakings of life than it is now. Be that times find men who, because of a special prowess, are

as it may, I am not adverse to being accounted oldtaken on a great team by suffrance, as it were. By | fashioned provided that the old way is good, sensible suffrance because they are not in good physical con

and effective. At the risk of seeming irreverent, I will dition on account of bad habits in the way of drinking, close by drawing attention to the fact that thousands etc. These men often feel, and rightly, that they could of years ago the Angel of the Lord, in giving instrucplay better and endure longer if their trainer would tion to the prospective mother of Samson, who was only permit the use of champagne and ale.

destined to become the greatest athlete in the history I might now be asked the question: “If you admit of the world, said: And now drink no wine nor that such men would be bettered by the use of liquor, strong drink, neither eat any unclean thing." would you give it to them?” No, I would not. The

The fundamental rule is to be natural. Of course, presence of such men on the team is a misfortune at nobody believes that Samson's strength lay in his hair, the best. If we could find equally able men with un- but rather in the strength and vigor which came from perverted nerves we would justly give them the posi- the proper life of his ancestors and from his own natutions. But," you will argue,

“ These men are on

ral and vigorous way of living, combined with that the team, and it is best to make them as effective as spirit which came mightily upon him whenever he enpossible, both for their own and their comrades' sake.” countered an antagonist difficult to vanquish. I am True, we all want the strongest team possible; but thoroughly convinced that spirit and not spirits is what there are other considerations than making some one we should strive to give to an athlete in order that he or two players slightly more effective. For, even while I admit the possibility of helping a man, I maintain that such help is a possibility merely, and that it

SIMPLICITY IN BURIALS. cannot be very great, for the man surely would not RABBI KRAUSKOPF, of Philadelphia, in a recent serhave won a place on a famous team unless he were mon, earnestly appealed for less ostentation and exable, without stimulant, to play nearly a first-class pense at funerals.

Strongly commending this, the game, and, if his unstimulated play were really very editorial writer, “ Penn,” in the Philadelphia “Bullegood, you can readily see that it can't be bettered tin,” proceeds as below : much by any means.

"I like the Quakers for their simplicity in these On the other hand, the use of liquor has many things, their sincerity and their truthfulness. The actual dangers. It is usually given to the men to bodies of their dead are disposed of without show or counteract so-called "staleness over-training." extravagance or mockeries of eulogy. In their What is the result ? Certain players on each team thought no pomp or ceremonial or marking of the have an unfortunate craving for liquor. They learn grave can give worth to the character of those who quickly that they will be allowed to drink in quantities have passed away. At one time they would not put directly proportioned to the badness of their condition. even a name or a date on the coffin. When they comThey soon discover that a woebegone expression of mitted the body to the earth, they left no trace or mecountenance, a heavy dragging gait, a disinclination to morial of the grave. In the old graveyard at Fourth dress for play on time and a general lassitude on the and Arch streets there are the coffins of thousands of field are the symptoms which usually prove over-train- men and women mingled with the soil beneath, withing to the devotees of that bugaboo. This discovery out tombstone or headstone and covered only by the

may excel


turf. That little city of the dead is an impressive pic

THE “Mark Lane Express," of London, usually regarded ture of the equality and democracy of death. It is true

as the leading English authority on the grain trade, had a

rather unfavorable review of the European prospect for wheat that in later times the marking of a grave in some

last week. Austro-Hungary is suffering from a plague of Quaker grounds has been made permissible; but the field mice and moles. News from Russia is satisfactory so faces of the strictest of the sect are still set against the far as the wheat of 1898 is concerned, but the threshing of the superstitions of human vanity in the burial of the dead.

1897 crop indicates that the yield is very small in the provin

ces which have hitherto been credited with an average crop. And yet there are no people among whom the mem

Large sales of Russian wheat point, therefore, to a very bad ory of lives which were noble and pure in their sight is agricultural situation, showing that Russia, while not increasmore cherished as examples or more honored, not

ing her total production, is becoming, through agricultural with lip service, but in the spiritual treasures of their poverty, a prompt seller for cash after the harvests. honest hearts."

The negotiations of China with European nations for a loan

are still hanging, it seems. A dispatch on the 30th ult. said THE ENGLISH WALNUT.

that the Chinese Government had decided to approach the Meehans' Monthly.

English and Russian Governments with a proposal of comPossibly few trees in the Old World are more profit-financial terms, and the other conditions to be adjusted be

promise, each Power to provide one-half of the loan on its own able than the English Walnut, which thrives in Eng-tween them. Russia is strengthening herself in the Chinese land and all over the northern part of the continent of waters with both ships and troops. A dispatch to the London Europe. The wood is especially useful for gun-stocks,

Times, from Odessa, Russia, on the ist inst., said that “the

Russian volunteer fleet” would convey, in the quickest possiand for many articles of furniture, and is found profit

ble time"

over 10,000 Russian troops to the Far East. A: able from trees of ten years of age and upwards. There Russian cruiser, the Saratoff, with 1,600 troops, passed is always good demand for the nuts; so that there are through the Bosphorus on the ed inst., on its way to Vladitwo distinct lines of profit, -by the timber, and by the

vostock, the Russian port on the east coast of Asia. A dis

patch from St. Petersburg to the London Telegraph, indicating fruit. In our country, they thrive in any portion of

that Russia, Germany, and France would unite against Engthe Eastern States; although, as they progress north- land, in China, was received at London as "startling, if true.” wardly, the tips of the last year's shoots are destroyed by winter. The living portions push out again, how

A VERY notablc gathering of the friends of Woman Suffrage

is to be held at Washington, D. C., from the 14th to the 20th ever, and generally bear as abundantly as before.

of this month. It will be the semi-centennial anniversary of In the vicinity of Philadelphia, there are numerous the movement, begun in 1848, by the meeting at Seneca Falls, trees, planted by the early German settlers, which bear N. Y.

N. Y. The rallying word, then, was "Women's Rights." every year. Single or isolated trees sometimes fail to Since then, so much has been accomplished that now Woman

Suffrage is the word. The program of the Washington meetbear fruit, on account of the pollen-bearing flower ma

ing includes discussions of the progress of the past, and among turing and scattering pollen before the nut-bearing the speakers and their topics will be : Antoinette Brown Blackflower is in condition to receive it; and, for this rea- well, N. J., “The Changing Phases of Opposition"; May

Wright Sewall, Indiana, Women in Education”; Lillie son, crops are more assured when a nurnber of trees are planted together. In this way, some of the pollen- Dr. Clara Marshall, Philadelphia,

Devereaux Blake, New York, "Women in Municipalities"

"Women in Medicine bearing catkins are conditioned so as to be in bloom Ella Knowles Haskell, Montana, “Women in Law"; Cathbefore the time that the nut-bearing flowers make their erine Waugh McCulloch, Illinois, “ The Economic Status of

Women” ; Isabella Beecher Hooker, Connecticut, " United appearance.

States Citizenship"; Anna · Howard Shaw, Pennsylvania,

The Political Rights of Women"; Ellzabeth Cady Stanton, CURRENT. EVENTS.

New York, “ Our Defeats and our Triumphs." THE "

" Teller resolution" that United States bonds, “payable in coin," may be paid either in gold or silver, at the option of The strike of the engineers (machinists) in Great Britain the Government, passed the United States Senate, on the 28th has been adjusted, and on the 31st ult., the engineering works inst., by a vote of 47 to 32. The affirmative vote was com- were generally re-opened, and work resumed.

About oneposed of Democrats, 35; Populists, 6; Republican bimetal- fourth of the men were given employment; others will be lists, 7; Silverites, 4. The negative was composed of 31 taken on as the work develops. The strike of cotton mill Republicans and i Democrat, (Caffrey, of Louisiana). An operatives at New Bedford, Mass., against a reduction of amendment offered by Senator Lodge, of Massachusetts, that wages, continues. At Lawrence, Mass., on the ist inst., the all bonds should be paid, principal and interest, in gold coin 5,000 operatives at the Atlantic and Pacific cotton mills or its equivalent, and that any other payment, without consent decided to accept the 10 per cent. reduction in wages, which of the creditor, would be in violation of public faith and in went into effect that day. Three hundred operatives in the derogation of his rights, was tabled by ayes, 53, nays, 24, — Rosamond woolen mills, at Almonte, Ontario, are on strike more than two to one. The main resolution went to the against a proposed reduction of wages. House of Representatives, and in that chamber a vote was reached on the 31st, when it was voted down, 182 to 132. The situation in India has some further grave features. This, therefore, ends that form of the contest over the On the 29th ult., a brigade of English troops operating on the currency

northern frontier “became entangled" in a gorge, and were

attacked by the tribesmen, and five officers were killed, while EXTRAORDINARY news of the weather in Australia reached 45 others, officers and men, were killed, wounded, or missing. this country on the 31st, by the steamship Warrimoo, at Van- The plague in the Bombay presidency continues, with a heavy couver, B. C. This is now the Australian summer, and the death rate, and destructive riots have occurred, at Sinnar, heat has been unprecedented. " The thermometer during the against the sanitary measures for its suppression; the Chairheat of the day averages about 152 in the shade, and in a man of the Plague Committee at Sinnar has been murdered. long list of towns the lowest figure found is 11o.

In the sun

A St. Petersburg dispatch quotes a Russian diplomatist as sayit is 160, so it is impossible to work at midday." Telegrams

Telegrams | ing that in the spring Great Britain will be “under the neshow like conditions all over the colonies. Great damage cessity of devoting her strength and her energy to India, where will be done to crops and stock. In Victoria Colony, it is a revolt infinitely more serious than the Sepoy mutiny is about said, an area of 100,000 acres has been “swept clear.

to break out.''


-The Kennett Advance says that Mrs. Jane C. B. Jones,

of West Grove, has presented to the Memorial Library the A FAREWELL dinner was given on Second-day evening, the

door plate of Dr. Ann Preston, the first woman doctor in the 31st ult., to Dr. William N. McVickar, of Trinity Church,

United States, and the first to so announce herself by the cusPhiladelphia, who has lately been appointed Bishop Coadjutor of the Diocese of Rhode Island, and who is about to leave for

tomary plate on the door. It has been properly mounted by

Wilton Agnew on wood from a tree on the Agnew farm, under his new charge. It was intended to make the demonstration

whose shade Mary Agnew often sat. somewhat representative in its character of the different religious denominations, and our friends, Joseph Wharton and

-Helen Kellar, the famous deaf, dumb, and blind girl, Isaac H. Clothier were asked to act for the Society of Friends

who was preparing for Radcliffe College, (the Woman's Annex in Philadelphia ; the latter as a member of the Committee of of Harvard), has relinquished her studies. One statement in Invitation and Arrangements, and the former as one of the explanation is that the withdrawal is due to rivalry for the speakers on the occasion. Dr.McVickar is a broad-minded honor of instructing her between Miss Sullivan, who has had and earnest representative of the Episcopal body.

charge of her education for the past eleven years, and Arthur

Gilman, master of the school. - The queerest thing about this [Princeton) college business is that the advocates of drinking talk of total abstinence

-Brander Matthews has again come into newspaper notice as an old-fogy notion. If they knew anything of the history by his refusal to allow the girls of Barnard College to attend of the subject they would know that the old-fogy notion was

his classes in the Columbia University. He is the only prothat in favor of free drinking,--the farther back you go, the

fessor of that institution who has taken this determined stand freer it was. College drunkenness is a reversion to past against the women. Mr. Matthews is the professor of English habits ; total abstinence is an evolution brought about by

literature at Columbia.- Woman's Journal. modern knowledge, and is one of the truest badges of progress. -Oatman Bros., dairymen, of Dundee and Elgin, Illinois, - The Voice.

have failed, the assets and liabilities amounting to $175,000. - Judge Morrow, in the United States Circuit Court at San

The firm conducted ten creameries in Illinois and seven in Francisco, has decided that the constitution and by-laws of the

Wisconsin. Coal Dealers' Association of California are in violation of the -During three weeks in Belfast, Ireland, 300 men and Anti-Trust law of 1890.

153 women were charged with offenses connected with intemMichael Moser, a citizen of Reading, Pa., had this ad- perance, and only thirty-nine with any other offense against vertisement printed in the columns of a local newspaper : “I

the law. hereby notify the politicians to keep away from my place and -A man in Michigan who had accumulated $50,000 by not bother me about politics." He says he was being harassed selling whisky, gambling, etc., bequeathed his estate to the to death by ward politicians.

Woman's Christian Temperance Union.

a. m.



*** A Circular Meeting under the care of a Macbeth lamp-chimneys *** First-day evening meetings during Second be held at Concord, on First-day, the 6th of Committee of Concord Quarterly Meeting, will

save nine-tenths of the month are held at 4th and Green Streets, at 7.30 Second month. To convene at 3 o'clock. o'clock, The attendance of our members is


chimney money and all the very desirable.

trouble. But get the right *** A Conference of teachers and others in*** The meetings arranged for by the Visit- terested in the subject of Education, will be chimney. Go by the Index. ing i ommittee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting, for held at 15th and Race streets, Philadelphia, on

Write Macbeth Pittsburgh Pa Second month, are as follows:

Seventh day, Second month 12, 1898, at 10 30 6. Little Falls and Little Britain. Subject: English. To be opened by

(Trade Mark Registered.) 13. Menallen and Gunpowder.

Mary E. Speakman and George L. Maris, of 20. Bald Eagle and Fairfax.

George School, and Elizabeth Powell Bond, of 27. Washington.

Swarthmore College
JOHN J. CORNELL, Chairman.

A general invitation is extended. On behalf For Dyspepsia, Constipati piabetes and Obesity. of the Educational Committee of Philadelphia Unlike all other Flous, bet use it contains no bran

and little starch-by cause acidity and flatulence. *** A circular meeting under the care of a | Yearly Meeting,

Nutritious and palstabr byghest degree Unrl. committee of Western Quarterly Meeting, will

LEWIS V. SMEDLEY, Clerk. valled in American Eur. pe.

PAMPHLET AND SAMPLE FREE. be held at London Grove, on First-day, the 13th

Write to FARWELL & RINES, Watertown, N.Y. of second month, 1898.

** A meeting of Girard Avenue Young SAMUEL H BROOMELL, Clerk. Temperance Workers will be held on Seventh

dav evening, Second month 5, at the meeting *** Quarterly meetings in Second month oc

house, Girard avenue and seventeer th street, cur as follows: at 8 p. m. All interested are cordially invited

WASHINGTON GLADDEN WRITES : 8. Philadelphia, Race Street, Philadelphia.

to be present. 10 Abington, bington, l'a.

JOSEPH C. EMLEY, President. * City and State is one of the three papers I read,

I never take it up without experiencing a vital 12 Miami, Waynesville, O.

thrill; and I never lay it down without feeling that some Salem, Salem 0. Merchants' Trust Company, thusiasm. You ought to have fifty thousand subscribers

reinforcement has come to my courage and my moral en16. Easton and Saratoga, Easton, N. Y.

in Philadelphia. And if you had, Philadelphia would be 19. Pilham H Y. M., Pelham, Ont.

611-613 CHESTNUT ST.

a different city very speedily.” Short reek, Mt. Pleasant, o

CAPITAL (subscribed),

$500,000.00 21. Centre, Bald Eagle, Pa.

CAPITAL (paid in),


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insured, and conveyancing done. Loans made on Mort- project and movement of honest men and women looking 26. Blue River, Benjaminville, Ill.

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Its motto is “ Commonwealth above Party."
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Second-day evening, •econd month 7, at 8 15,

JOHN F. LEWIS, Vice-President.

City and State is issued. weekly. at the rooms, 500 Chestnut street, Independence

WM. B. LANE, Title and Trust Officer.

Herbert Welsh, Managing Editor. Hall. Joseph Fussell will deliver an address on

DIRECTORS. “ The Abolitionists of this Country, and the Re

Publication Office, 1305 Arch St., Philad'a. Nicholas Brice,

Charles S. Hinchman, lation of the Peace Cause Thereto" Spencer M. Janney, Edward S. Sayres,

One Dollar a year. erable Johnw Hutchinson, the last of the John Lucas,

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Joseph R. Rhoads, Edwin S. Dixon, the old songs and incidents. Public invited.

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Removed to 1827 N. 10th St., Philad'a.


* We no longer supply our seeds to dealers to

sell again. At the same time, anyo 272 and 274 South Second St., Phila.

one who has bought our seeds of their
local dealer during either 1896 or 1897 will

be sent our Manual of “Everything for the

Garden" for 1898

and give the

name ,f the local merchant from whom
for the benefit of the

they bought. To all others, this magnifi-
cent Manual, every copy of which costs us

30 cents to place in your hands, will be sent

free on receipt of 10 cents (stamps) to cover

postage. Nothing like this Manual has 4011 Aspen Street, West Philadelphia

ever been seen here or abroad ; it is a book AT THE ODD FELLOWS' TEMPLE of 200 pages, contains 500 engravings of Broad and Cherry Streets

seeds and plants, mostly new, and these are

supplemented by 6 full size colored plates THIRD-DAY, SEGOND MO.8, 1898, from 5 10 8 p.m. of the best novelties of the season, finally,

SUPPER AND LECTURE, $1.00. OUR "SOUVENIR" SEED COLLECTION This Home provides shelter temporarily, until it can secure good private homes for orphan, neglected and

will also be sent without charge to all applidestitute children, and we ask your aid in any form, cants sending 10 cts. for the Manual who will especially as the treasury is empty, and we have 40 state where they saw this advertisement. children in the Home demanding attention.

Postal Card Applications Will Receive No Attention.


OYSTER SUPPER apply by letter

apply by letter FREE provided they



MONTGOMERY COUNTY MILK. CONSHOHOCKEN Special attention given to serv

DAIRIES, ing families. Office 603 North Eighth Street, Philadelphia, Penna.


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