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nVKN'INO I1UU.KTIN, IIUNOL.UI I'. T II. WEDVnSDAY.'MAY I. 1910
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Made from your own measurements into
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ft and up Mm
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MARK TWAIN READY
Knew the End Was Near and Asked
Hnrses Why They Tried to Stay
I the Reaper.
Ill'.DDIN'C, Conn. Al'rll 21 Samuel
I.utighnrti Clemens ("Mnrk Twain")
(Moil p.ilnlessl) nt J:30 tonight of nil-'
glna pectoris He lapsed Into conm
nt 3 o'clock this afternoon mill never
reentered consciousness. It wan the
end of a man worn out bj grief nml
acute agony t body.
Unequal to Conversation.
Ho recognized Ills daughter, Clara
l (Mrs. Osslp (nbrll.)lti.ch) spoke a
rational word or two and, feeling lilui
,elf unequal to ciiiivivhiIIuIi, wrot
! out III iicncil:
i "(live inc my glasses "
These wero his last words. I.tiyla
i llicin aside, he sank flint Into rcverlo
and lntir into (liuil iinconscloiiKnesi),
, Albert Illgclow I'aliio, Maik Twain'
biographer and literary executor, said
i to a caller who iloslrejl to inquire for
i Mr Clenienti:
I ''I think you will not have to call
. iiftim again."
i At the deathbed were only Mrs.
i OuljiHowltHCh (Clara ' Clemens) her
hiMband, Dr. Hlgoliiw I'nine nn.l two
trained nurses. Hestorntiu's digi
talis, strychnine and camplulr wero
nilinlnlsteicdbiit the patient fa I led w
Had Anticipated End.
I Mark Twain did not die In nngulsh.
Sedatives soothed his pain, but In his
moments of consciousness tho mental
'depression persisted. On tho way up
from Hcrunida he snld to Albert lllgc
low I'alne, who had been Ills constant
companion In Illness:
"This Is a bad Job; we'll nover pull
through with It." '
On shoro once more and longing for
the serenity of the New England hills,
ho took heart and Bald to those who
noted his cnfecblcment
I "Olvo mo a breath of lie Ming air
once more and this will piss."
I) ut It did not pass. and. tired of
body and weary of spirit tho old
warrior against iliams nnd snobs Bold, Tho next jear Twain went to tha
'faintly to his muses: illuwnlluii Island for the B.icrameiito
I "Why do you fight, to keep mo alive? Union and from that time on his his-
m... ., ,i.. it- . . . .
nu iniys in ihu uro n K""n " inu as iory anil successes are ery wen
four." known. "More has been written of him
It Is to be re.illzcJ that Mark Twain nnd his work than of any other eon
was for more than En years an Invet- temporary Amorlcan. He evolved from
crate smoker and the first conjecture a Jokesmlth Into one of tho greatest
of tho Woman would be that he had literary figures of his time. .Such ills-
weakened Ills heart by oerlndu'genro corning critics as Andrew Lang and
In tobrcco ' Ambrose Illcrce have called him tho
Start of Fortune. foremost man of American letters. It
Oho rainy day he heard tho outline waft n long leap from "Tho Jtimpln?
of "The .lumping I'mg" In n barroom Krng of Cilaerns" 'o "Joan of Arc"
at Angels Caflip arroa3i the Stanislaus hut Mnrk Twnln vnn more than humor-
river, the next day ho wroto the story, 1st and wit ho wns a profound phll-
nnd that was the solid foundation, of osopher with the vision of a prophet
his rame and fortune. First Book.
"Jim" mills Is dead, but Bteve still Mark Twain's first book was "The
lives on the summit (if Jackass hill. In .lumping I'rog." Ills best, known In
1870 Mnrk Twain wrote from Kimlra, thU country possibly was "Innocents
N. Y to "Jim" Olllls Inviting them all Alirnnd.'' while some of his titles to
to his wedding nnd he concluded his fame ns "Tom Sawyer" and Its coni'
T rnitwtmhnr llinl nlil lllffllf tilat
as well. And somewhere among a classic. In all his books had a sale
:i niori' mail uuu.uuii copius nun wi-rc
trnnnlntiMl Intn sl tnnmmirpK. Othprs
among the better known are "A Tramp
, panlon volume. "The Adventures if
, Hiickelberry I'lnn. "Jinn of Arc" l
my relics I have your ronieni
brancc stored nwny. It makes my
heart nrhe jet to call to mind sonic
of thmc days. Still, It shouldn't,
for right In the depths of their
agabotidago lay the germ of my
coming good fortune. You remem
ber tho one gleam of Jollity that
shot across our dismal sojourn In
tho rain and wind of Angels Catnp.
I mean that day wo sat around tho
tavern stove nnd heard Hint chap
tell about tho frog and how they
fljled him with shot. And you re
member how wo quoted from tho
yam and laughed over It thcro on
tho hlllsldo while you and, dear old
8tokcr panned and washed. I Jot
ted the story down In my note
hook that dny and would havo
been glad to get $10 or JIT, for
It I was that blind. Hut then,
wo were so hard up.
I published that story nnd It
beenmo widely known In America,
India. China. Hngland: and the
Abroad," "The I'rlnco nnd the l'aupor,"
"A Ynnkco In King Arthur's Court."
"I'udjl'nhcad Wilson" (dramatized), "A
Double Barreled Detective Slory" an I
"Adam's Diary." Ho left an unfinished
autobiography, portions of, which havo
appeared serially. i
HAVE YOU TRIED THI87
Simple Prescription Said to Work
Wonders for Rheumatism.
This has been well known to tho
best doctors for years nnd Is now ijlen
to the public. "Ret one oltnca of
syrup of Sarsaparlllu coniound and
one ouuco Torls compound. Then get
half n 1)1 nt good whiskey and put tho
Ingicdlents Into It. Tako
a tahlcspoonful of this mixture before
I each meal and nt bed time. Shako
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.1 l. ..-1 - !,. ...I 1 , l"0 UllllIU UC1UIU I1BIUK. Uinjll I'UI'CIU
reputation It mado for me lias paid I . , , ...
1 ... ,,,. . nrp felt the first day. Many of the
mo thousands of dollars since. ! r , . . , -, , .
Hour or live months ago I boright
Into that Hxpress nnd went heav
ily In debt -never crmld have
dared to do that Jim, If wo hadn't
heard the Jumping frog story that
day. Truh your friend,
SAM'I. L. CI.EMKNS. '
i worst cases hero havo been cured by
this. Any druggist .ins these Ingredi
ents on hand or will oulckly get them
from Ills wholesale house.
Mrs William II. Crocker, has left
for Paris because of Illness of daugh
WHITNEY & MARSH, ltd!
On MONDAY' NEXT,'
We will place on
our Entire Stock of ,
Lingeries, reduced to $3.50
Coat Suits, $3.00
3-Piece Suits, $750
Some of the above bargains are
now on display in our windows
RAND CLEARANCE SALE
SWEEPING REDUCTIONS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS -- GOODS MUST BE SOLD
All sizes; formerly 25c., now 3 for OUC
Balbriggan Underdrawers .'
' Broken lines; formerly 25c. each, re- OQn
i daced to u
Extra Quality Balbriggan Undershirts
Iohr and short sleeves; formerl A( n
Elastic Seam Underdrawers
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Sweater Coats, fgjA ?.":.. f.0.ra!"!! $1
Fancy Pattern Socks - ,t
All patterns and colors; formerly Qt
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All patterns and shades; formerly D1 (C
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Boys' All-Wool- Suits, -
All patterns and colois; formerly ?3 $2 50
'Men's Straw Hats, .
All late shapes; formerly S1.50 to (1 Of)
. $2.50, now . , pi.WW
White Duck Pants -
AH sizes nnd styles; formerly $1.50 (PI OK
to $2, now ipx.U
Fancy Colored Vests
N All late shadds nnd cuts; formerly $900
. $2.50 and $3.50, now p,VV
Nobby Styles In Men's Suits
Formerly $3 to $12, reduced tc .... P&kL)
Ladies' Tailored Waists,
neducedt0-' $2 and $2.50
Ladies' White Lawn Waists
All sizes; prices from ,. 50c to $4.50
T nrMpc' TXtat Wnicfci In Ecro. White, Black and Cream;
JjcIUICCj XNCU VVaitstb all reduced 25 per cent.; prices from
, - $2.65 to $5.50
Ladies' Ribbed Vests
Slevcless and half-sleveless; reduced Q 1Qp q Q7 12c
Ladies' Night Gowns
Low neck, thtee-auarter sleeves, high
neck and lonp; sleeves; prices all cut r i jq fr
down, rnnging from ...r OUC LO tpJ.UU
Ladies' Petticoats, ifihmt: re'
New Patterns in Wash Batiste,
Rcduced t0 ;; 12 l-2c
Washable Rave Iu-Dot,.?nd n0"1 Designs ; reduced
Bermuda Cloth, SrTXrJnt':.v
WaqViiVJa Pnnrrop In 01d no,e- Alice- Tan Qrni He-
vv d&iiauie r ongee, le0( Brown) Navy. reaUCed to
Persian Lawn, StrScedto .M!M.cd:..fin.e..!?d 20c
Tan button Bals; reduced to..'.... p.i3.
$4.00 "Walk-Over" .
Tan lace Bals; reduced to JpZ.lvO
$3-50 Men's Canvass Oxfords,
leather hesls $2.50 '
$3.50 Men,'s Canvass Balmorals
Only a few sizes .'. . P. -? U
$3.50 "Sorosis" . .)
Beaded 3-strnp Slippers; on sale at... p.O J
Patent leather Slippers; French hesl P' ' -
$4.00 "Sorosis"4 B?!.m!u.h."!,.'.d!". $2.90
Also a few Odds and Ends of OXIOrdS, - $1.00
$1.50 Youths' Black Calf V"
Lace School Shoes, - $1.Q0
100 Doz. Part Linen Towels
To be closed out t tpliUU
A full and complete line ot Bed .Quilts
To be closed out at the following t"l 4-q A
priceJ ., t t ,
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gains: Call and inspect them-. -
Kerr & Co., Ltd..
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