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Civil War Harper's Weekly, June 6, 1863

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[JUNE 6, 1863.

368

THE FOILED CRACKSMAN.

NAPOLEON. "Sacr-r-r-re! I have use up all my tools, and can not open ze Satane Safe! It will be necessary zat I shall get myself away before ze neighborhood avakes!"

INSURE YOUR LIFE

WITHOUT DELAY
For the Benefit of your Family.

THE

WASHINGTON

Life Insurance Company,

No. 98 BROADWAY, New York,

Offers more advantages to Insurers than any other Company in the United States.

Its prominent features are as follows:

A permanent Capital Stock of $125,000, now largely added to by accumulation.

Stockholders receive no other dividends than legal interest on their stock.

Policy-Holders receive

ALL THE PROFITS,

WITHOUT ANY PERSONAL LIABILITY.

The only Stock Company in the United States whose Charter expressly requires that ALL the profits shall be divided among the Policy-Holders.

It has, therefore, all the advantages and security of a Stock and Mutual Co. combined, without their separate disadvantages.

Dividends to Policy-Holders once credited, are never forfeited.

Proportion of Assets to Liabilities LARGER than most other Companies in the United States.

Liberality and Promptitude in the settlement of Claims. All reasonable aid granted to Members to enable them to KEEP THEIR POLICIES IN FORCE in case of their inability to pay their future premiums.

Let no Member therefore ALLOW HIS POLICY TO LAPSE without first advising with the Company.

CYRUS CURTISS    President.

CLEAYTON NEWBOLD   Vice-President.

W. A. BREWER, JR.   Actuary and Secretary.

WHOLE LIFE, SHORT TERM, ENDOWMENT, and ANNUITY POLICIES issued in all their various and approved forms.

Printed documents, containing full information, furnished without charge, and sent free by mail.

Good Agents wanted in every city and town throughout the Loyal States.

FISK & HATCH,

Bankers

AND

Dealers in Government Securities,
Agents for U. S. Five Twenty Loan

are prepared to furnish the U. S. FIVE TWENTY-YEAR SIX PER CENT. BONDS, direct from the Government, at PAR and ACCRUED INTEREST, as heretofore.

ON AND AFTER JULY 1, THE PRIVILEGE OF CONVERTING LEGAL-TENDER NOTES INTO THE FIVE TWENTY-YEAR BONDS AT PAR WILL CEASE. Parties wishing to secure a United States Bond paying six per cent. interest IN GOLD, AT PAR, should send in their orders before that time.

We also keep on hand a constant supply of all classes of Government Securities for sale at the lowest market rates.

U. S. 7-30 TREASURY NOTES. U. S. 6 PER CENT. BONDS of 1881. U. S. ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, &c., &c.

FISK & HATCH,

No. 33 Wall Street, New York.

$40 a Month and Expenses. For particulars address (with stamp) HARRIS BROS., Boston, Mass.

The Celebrated Craig Microscope

Will be mailed, pre-paid, for $2.25; or, with six beautiful mounted objects, for $3, or, with 24 objects, for $5, by HENRY CRAIG, 180 Centre Street, 3d floor, New York. Liberal discount to dealers.

Best Color for Villas, Cottages, and Barns. Will stand any Climate. R. REYNOLDS, Agent, 74 Maiden Lane, N.Y.

A THOUSAND REFRIGERATORS found at E. D. BASSFORD'S Great Bazaar, Cooper Institute, New York.

A SPECULATION.

Agents in Towns, and Soldiers in camp or discharged, are making easily $15 per day selling our GREAT NEW and WONDERFUL UNION PRIZE AND STATIONERY PACKAGES, NOVEL AND UNEQUALED, and unlike all the old styles; containing all New Articles, and of fine quality. Writing Materials, Games, Useful and Fancy Articles, Likenesses of Heroes, Camp Companions (for the Army), rich gifts of Jewelry, &c., &c., altogether worth over $1, for ONLY 25c. They are just the thing for a present to your friend in the Army. No family should be without one. Profits immense, sales quick. Soldiers in camp can act as Agents, and make money fast. A SPLENDID WATCH, warranted as a perfect time-keeper, presented free to all Agents. Packages in endless variety and at all prices. Agents wanted all through the country. Send for NEW Circulars for 1863, containing EXTRA inducements.

S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York, largest and oldest Prize Package House in the World.

$22. WATCH. $22.

A Splendid Silver Hunting Case Lever, that indicates the day of the month accurately, for $22; usual price $35 to $45.

$22. Genuine. $22.

Genuine American Lever Watches, in Sterling Silver Hunting Case, for $22 worth $35 at retail.

Also every variety of good Watches at equally low rates. All orders from the Army must be pre-paid, as the Express Companies will not take bills for collection on soldiers.

J. L. FERGUSON, IMPORTER OF WATCHES,

      208 Broadway, New York.

IF YOU WANT TO BE CURED OF

Dyspepsia,

Spring is the time to use DR. LEATHE'S
YELLOW DOCK SYRUP,

Which Purifies the Blood, Invigorates the Body, gives Tone to the Nerves, Strength to the Muscles, and Health to every Channel, Joint, and Limb.

One Dollar per Bottle (which often cures).

Depot, 130 CHATHAM ST., N. Y. Sold 502 GRAND ST. Ask for LEATHE'S YELLOW DOCK SYRUP. Take no other. Established 1848. Sold by Druggists everywhere.

$7. WATCHES. $7.

A Beautiful Engraved Gold-Plated Watch, Lever Cap, small size, English Movements, perfect time-keeper. Sent free by mail, in neat case, for only $7. A Solid Silver, same as above, $7. Specially adapted to the ARMY. CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., 38 & 40 Ann Street, N. Y.

AT

UNION ADAMS,

No. 637 Broadway.

ROMAN SCARFS.

ROMAN SCARFS.

ROMAN SCARFS.

ROMAN SCARFS.

To Consumptives.

The Rev. Edward A. Wilson continues to mail (free of charge) to all who desire it, a copy of the Prescription by which he was completely cured of that dire disease, Consumption. Sufferers with any Throat or Lung Affection, should obtain the Prescription, and try its efficacy at once. Delays are dangerous. Address

REV. EDWARD A. WILSON,

WILLIAMSBURGH, KINGS Co.,

NEW YORK.

ILLINOIS

Is about equal in extent to England, with a population of 1,722,666, and a soil capable of supporting 20,000,000. No State in the Valley of the Mississippi offers so great an inducement to the Settler as the State of Illinois. There is no part of the world where all the conditions of climate and soil so admirably combine to produce those two great staples, CORN and WHEAT.

CLIMATE.

Nowhere can the industrious farmer secure such immediate results from his labor as on these deep, rich, loamy soils, cultivated with so much ease. The climate, from the extreme southern part of the State to the Terre Haute, Alton, and St. Louis Railroad, a distance of nearly 200 miles, is well adapted to Winter.

WHEAT, CORN, COTTON, TOBACCO, Peaches, Pears, Tomatoes, and every variety of fruit and vegetables is grown in great abundance, from which Chicago and other Northern markets are furnished from four to six weeks earlier than their immediate vicinity. Between the Terre Haute, Alton, and St. Louis Railway and the Kankakee and Illinois Rivers (a distance of 115 miles on the Branch, and 136 miles on the Main Trunk), lies the great Corn and Stock raising portion of the State.

THE ORDINARY YIELD

of Corn is from 50 to 80 bushels per acre. Cattle, Horses, Mules, Sheep, and Hogs are raised here at a small cost, and yield large profits. It is believed that no section of country presents greater inducements for Dairy Farming than the Prairies of Illinois, a branch of farming to which but little attention has been paid, and which must yield sure profitable results. Between the Kankakee and Illinois Rivers, and Chicago and Dunleith (a distance of 56 miles on the Branch and 147 miles by the Main Trunk), Timothy Hay, Spring Wheat, Corn, &c., are produced in great abundance.

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.

The Agricultural products of Illinois are greater than those of any other State. The Wheat crop of 1861 was estimated at 35,000,000 bushels, while the Corn crop yields not less than 140,000,000 bushels, besides the crop of Oats, Barley, Rye, Buckwheat, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkins, Squashes, Flax, Hemp, Peas, Clover, Cabbage, Beets,

For Spring and Summer.

For Dyspeptic and Bilious Complaints, Headaches, Constipation, Piles, &c.; as a gentle and efficient Purgative; as a refreshing and invigorating Draught; suitable for all ages and sexes, and may be taken at all times.

Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient

has the approbation and preference of the BEST PHYSICIANS, over Mineral Waters, Seidlitz Powders, Pills, and harsh Purgatives.

Prepared and sold, wholesale and retail, by

TARRANT & CO., No. 278 Greenwich St., N. Y.

BENJ. FRANKLIN,

173 Broadway, New York,

Manufacturer of Jewelry, and Manufacturer's Agent for the stile of Military Trimmings, Millinery Ornaments,

ALBUMS AND

BIBLE CLASPS,

AND

Yankee Notions of every description.

Davis Collamore & Co.,

479 Broadway, Between Broome and Grand Street, Are now opening New MEDALION, DINING AND TEA SETS, Parian Ware, Vases, &c., &c.

To Holders of United States Bonds!

Premium paid for Coupons due may 1, on Five-Twenties. Coupons due July 1, and Coupons due Aug. 19, 1863. Also on Gold and Silver, by ALFRED S. ROBINSON, Broker, Marble Block, Hartford, Conn.

Tobacco, Sorgheim, Grapes, Peaches, Apples, &c., which go to swell the vast aggregate of production in this fertile region. Over Four Million tons of produce were sent out the State of Illinois during the past year.

STOCK RAISING.

In Central and Southern Illinois uncommon advantages are presented for the extension of Stock raising. All kinds of Cattle, Horses, Mules, Sheep, Hogs, &c., of the best breeds, yield handsome profits; large fortunes have already been made, and the field is open for others to enter with the fairest prospects of like results. DAIRY FARMING also presents its inducements to many.

CULTIVATION OF COTTON.

The experiments in Cotton culture are of very great promise. Commencing in latitude 39 deg. 30 min. (see Mattoon on the Branch, and Assumption on the Main Line), the Company owns thousands of acres well adapted to the pe.fection of this fibre. A settler having a family of young children, can turn their youthful labor to a most profitable account in the growth and perfection of this plant.

THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD

Traverses the whole length of the State, from the banks of the Mississippi and Lake Michigan to the Ohio. As its name imports, the Railroad runs through the centre of the State, and on either side of the road along its whole length lie the lands offered for sale.

CITIES, TOWNS, MARKETS, DEPOTS. There are Ninety-eight Depots on the Company's Railway, giving about one every seven miles. Cities, Towns, and Villages are situated at convenient distances throughout the whole route, where every desirable commodity may be found as readily as in the oldest cities of the Union, and where buyers are to be met for all kinds of farm produce.

EDUCATION. Mechanics and working-men will find the free school system encouraged by the State, and endowed with a large revenue for the support of the schools. Children can live in sight of the school, the college, the church, and grow up with the prosperity of the leading State in the Great Western Empire.

ATTENTION

50,000 Agents Wanted.

Any one wishing to purchase JEWELRY, I will send as sample, on the receipt of $1, together with my wholesale Circular, either a Gold Masonic Pin or Ring, or a Gent's Cluster Pin with Chain attached, or a neat new style Vest Chain, or Neck Chain, or a splendid Gold Pen and Pencil, or a beautiful Engraved Bracelet, or Spring Locket, or a California Diamond Ring or Pin. B. T. HAYWARD, Manufacturing Jeweler, 208 Broadway, N. Y.

By Order of
The Prince Napoleon,

Four spirited Sketches were executed by DARLEY for his private collection:

Emigrants attacked by Indians on the Prairie.

The Village Blacksmith.

The Unwilling Laborer.

The Repose.

By permission, we publish these fine specimens of American Art in Card size for Albums.

Price 25 cents each. Can be sent by mail.

E. & H. T. ANTHONY, 501 Broadway, N. Y.

How to Paint Photographs.
A NEW WORK.

Just published. Price 10 cents. Sold by all principal Booksellers, Artists supply-men, and Stock Dealers, and sent, post-paid, by the Publishers, J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston.

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

GOLD PENS

Retailed at wholesale prices. Goods warranted. Send for a circular, giving list of prices and engravings of Pens. Pens re-pointed on the receipt of 36 cents. E. S. JOHNSON, Manufactory and Office 15 Maiden Lane, New York City.

GOLD PENS AND CASES AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL—genuine goods. Also, the best Fountain. Pen in the world. Send stamp for circular. GEO. F. HAWKES, Manufacturer, 64 Nassau Street, New York.

PRICES AND TERMS OF PAYMENT—ON LONG CREDIT.

Address Land Commissioner, Illinois Central Railroad, Chicago, Ill.

EQUAL TO ANY IN THE WORLD!!!
MAY BE PROCURED

At FROM $8 to $12 PER ACRE.
Near Markets, Schools, Railroads, Churches, and all the blessings of Civilization.
1,200,000 Acres, in Farms of 40, 80, 120, 160 Acres and upwards, in
ILLINOIS, the Garden State of America.

The Illinois Central Railroad Company offer, ON LONG CREDIT, the beautiful and fertile PRAIRIE LANDS lying along the whole line of their Railroad, 700 MILES IN LENGTH, upon the most Favorable Terms, for enabling Farmers, Manufacturers, Mechanics, and Workingmen to make for themselves and their families a competency, and a HOME they can call THEIR OWN, as will appear from the following
statements:

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