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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 9, 1862

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[AUGUST 9, 1862.

512

GENERAL POPE. "Well, Sir; who are you, and what do you want?"

STRANGER. "I am—aw—Aid-de-Camp to GENERAL STONEWALL JACKSON. The GENERAL sends his—aw—Compliments, and wishes to know if you can let him have a few Bottles of Rose-Water?"

GENERAL POPE. "Tell the GENERAL that this Concern has changed hands; and the present Head of the Firm has given up the Rose-Water Branch of Business, as he finds it don't pay!"

PLEASANT.

Under the above Circumstance, you are called upon to pay your Fare—and, hurry up! You have only Postage Stamps in your pocket; and the Old-Fashioned sticky ones, at that!

THE ROD IN PICKLE.

JOHN BULL. "Insensate and degenerate People!" (Vide London Times.)

U. S. VOLUNTEER. "What's that? I'll 'degenerate' you, you Old Snarling Hypocrite!"

UNCLE SAM. "Easy, my Son; let the Rods soak a little longer in the Pickle! Easy a little while longer!"

ADVERTISEMENTS.

AGENTS AND THOSE OUT OF EMPLOYMENT CAN MAKE $15 PER DAY EASY, BESIDES RECEIVING FROM US A PRIZE FOR THEMSELVES, by SELLING THE LATEST, LARGEST, BEST, CHEAPEST, AND QUICKEST SOLD PRIZE PACKAGES manufactured. Our new Packages contain MORE FINE STATIONERY, BETTER QUALITY, RICHER and MORE FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, and THREE TIMES AS MANY FANCY ARTICLES, including LADIES' FASHION PLATES, RARE RECIPES, MERRY GAMES, HINTS, &c., than any 25 cent Package sold. Send for Circulars, and see the many extra inducements.

S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y. Largest and oldest Prize Package House in the World.

THE NEW NATIONAL TAX AND TARIIFF LAWS COMBINED. PRICE ONLY 5 CENTS. Only Book published containing those two important Laws. Wholesale $2.50 per hundred. Single copies by mail 5 cents. Agent, wanted. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., Publishers, 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

AGENTS!--We publish the "National Tax Law,"

fully and correctly, at $2.50 per hundred. Also, a NEW "PRIZE PACKAGE," the

"Ne Plus Ultra,"

superior to all others.

Premiums to Agents!!!

by which your profits are doubled. P. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, New York, Circulars mailed free.

259 ORNAMENTAL IRON 259

WORK, Wrought, Cast, and Wire.

IRON RAILINGS, VERANDAHS, BALCONIES, GUARDS, and IRON FURNITURE of every description. Illustrated Catalogues mailed on receipt of four 3 cent stamps. HUTCHINSON & WICKERSHAM, 359 Canal Street, near Broadway, New York.

Gold Pens Repointed equal to New on the receipt of 25 cents in P. O. Stamps. Gold Pens for sale at prices to suit the times. Send for a circular giving list of prices and fac simile of the Pens.

E. S. JOHNSON, Manufacturer,

15 Maiden Lane, New York City.

Competition Impossible.

Commercial Travellers Attention!! We now add (gratis) to our GREAT PORTFOLIO PACKAGE, one copy of the NEW TAX LAW. Prices same as formerly. See Advertisement inside.

WEIR & CO., Philadelphia.

Half Price!!   Half Price!!
Rebel Notes and P. O. Stamps.

Fourteen different Rebel Notes and Post Office Stamps, sent, post-paid, on receipt of twenty-five cents. Trade supplied at 50 cents per 100, or $4 per 1000. Address S. C. UPHAM, 403 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Read this.—Packages containing Paper, Envelopes, Pencils, Pen Holders, Steel Pens, Needles, Buttons, Combs, Darning Needles, Bodkins, Linen Thread, Engravings. Also some article of Jewelry. Price 25c. (Postage 15c.). For particulars send for our new circular. Address JOHN S. ANDREWS, 110 Sudbury Street, Boston., Mass.

Summer Clothing. We offer full assortments of Fashionable Summer Suits

FROM

Fine Blue Flannel,

Gauze Cassimere,

   White and Colored Ducks,

      Gossamer Meltons.

Also a great variety of

Boys' Clothing,

Bathing Suits, and

   Furnishing Goods,

which we will sell much below what they would now cost to make up.

Devlin & Co.,

Broadway, corner of Grand Street.

corner of Warren Street.

LANDS.—To all wanting Farms Thriving Settlement. Rich soil. Mild climate. See advertisement of Vineland, on page 495.

AND ARMS. Selpho's Patent. 516 Broadway, N. Y. Opposite St, Nicholas Hotel. Send for a Circular.

AGENTS! YOU MUST KNOW

The reason why our Prize Packages sell so well is because we have the largest and best Prize Packages sold for 25 cents. We sell our Packages 30 per cent. cheaper than any other firm. Our Agents in the country are making $12.00 per day. Our Packages contain 24 sheets of Paper, 24 Envelopes (4 different kinds), besides Pencils, Pen-Holders, Steel Pens, Blotting Pads, Games, Recipes, and a Mirror of Fashions for Ladies. We want Agents everywhere. Send for Circulars. W. H. CATELY & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York.

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE
For 28 cts. (in silver),

Magnifing small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

Retailed at Wholesale Prices, Made to Measure at $20 per doz. OR SIX FOR TEN DOLLARS, MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN, With fine Linen Bosoms, and warrranted as good a Shirt as sold in retail stores at, $2.50 each. ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE MADE, $26.00 PER DOZEN. Self-Measurement for Shirts. Printed directions for self measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of shirts and collars sent free everywhere. These rules are so easy to understand that any one can take their own measure. I warrant a perfect fit. The cash can be paid to the Express Company on receipt of the goods. Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods, Of fine quality, bought for cash, of the best European Manufacturers, and absolutely sold at Retail in New York at a profit of only Ten per Cent. Send for List of Prices. S. W. H. WARD, from London, 387 Broadway, New York, Between White and Walker Streets. The Trade supplied.

To Consumptives.

THE Advertiser, having been restored to health in a few weeks, by a very simple remedy, after having suffered several years with a severe lung affection, and that dread disease, Consumption—is anxious to make known to his fellow-sufferers the means of cure. To all who desire it, he will send it copy of the prescription used (free of charge), with the directions for preparing and using the same, which they will find a SURE CURE for CONSUMPTION, ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, &c. The only object of the advertiser in sending the. Prescription is to benefit the afflicted, and spread information which he conceives to be invaluable, and he hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as it will cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing. Parties wishing the prescription will please address REV. EDWARD A. WILSON, Williamsburgh, Kings County, New York.

TO CONSUMPTIVES.—You will get the Recipe for a sure cure for Coughs, Colds, Consumption, and all lung complaints, by sending to D. Adee, 381 Pearl St., N. Y. He sends it free. Write for it.—It has cured thousands.

CONSIDERATIONS ON REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT.

By JOHN STUART MILL, Author of a "System of Logic." 12mo, cloth, $1.00.

HARPER & BROTHERS, Publishers.

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