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Few People &now How Useful I Is in
Preserving Health and Beauty.
Nearly everybody knows that char
coal is the safest' and most efficient
disinfectant and purifier in nature, but
few realize its value when taken into
the human system for the same cleans
Charcoal is a remedy that the more,
you take of it the better it is not a
drug at all, but simply absorbs the
ases and impurities always present in
stomach and intestines and carries
them out of the system.
Charcoal sweetens the breath after
smoking, drinking or after eating on
ions and other odorous vegetables.
Charcoal effectually clears and im
proves the complexion, it whitens the
teeth and further acts as a natural and
eminently safe cathartic.
It absorbs the injurious gases which
collect in the stomach and bowels it
disinfects the mouth and throat from
the poison of catarrn.
All druggists 'sell charcoal in one
form or another, but probably the best
charcoal and the most for the money
lis in Stuart's Charcoal Lozenges they
lare composed of the finest powdered
Willow charcoal and other harmless an
tiseptics in tablet form or, rather, in
the form of large, pleasant tasting loz
enges, the charcoal being mixed with
The daily use of these lozenges
soon tell in a much improved condition
of the general health, better complex
ion, sweeter breath and purer blood,
and the beautv of it is that no possible
harm can result from their continued
use, but, on the contrary, gTeat benefit.
A Buffalo physician, in speaking or
the benefits of charcoal, says: I ad
vise Stuart's Charcoal Lozenges to all
patients suffering from gas in stomach
and bowels and to clear the complexion
and purify the breath, mouth and
throat I also believe the liver is great
ly benefited by the daily use ot them
they cost but' twentv-five cents a box
at drugstores, and, although in some
sense a patent preparation, yet I be
lieve I get more and better charcoal
in Stuart's Charcoal Lozenges than in
any of the ordinary charcoal tablets."
Listening Machines Invented
by a Kentuckian.
Invisible, When Worn, but
Ever see a pair of Listening Machines?
They make the Deaf bear distinctly.
They are eo soft In the ears one can't tell the)
are wearing them.
And, no one else can tell either, because they
are out of sight when worn. Wllson'6 Ear Drums are
to weak hearing what spectacles are to weak sight.
Because, they are sound-magnifiers, Just as
glasses are sight-magnlflers.
Thoy rest the Ear Nerves by taking the strain off
thornthe strain of trying to hear dim sounds. They
can be put into the ears, or taken out, in a minute,
fust ascomf ortably as spectacles can be put on and oft*.
And, they can be worn for weeks at a time, be
cause they are ventilated, and so soft
In the ear holes thoy arc not
felt oven when the head rests
on the pillow. They nle pro
tect any raw inner parts of
the car from wind, or cold,
dnst, or sudden and plorclng
These little telephones
mako it as easy for a Deaf
psrnon to hear
weak sounds as
easy to read
line print. And,
Ihe longer one
wears them the
bettor his hear-
ing grows, be-
cause thoy rest
up, and strength-
en, the ear nerves. To rest a
weak ear from straining is
like resting a strained wrist
Wilson's Ear Drnma rest the Ear
Nerves by making the sounds louder,
o it is easy to understand without
trying and straining. They make
Deaf people cheerful and comfortable, because
such people can talk with their friends without the
friends having to shout back at them. They can hear
without straining. It is the straining that puts such
a queer, anslous look on the face of a deaf person.
Wilson'8 Ear Drums make all the sound strike
hard on tho center of tho human ear drum, Instead
of spreading it woakly all over the surface. It
'thus makes the center of the human ear drum
vibrate ton times as much as if the same sound struck
the whole dr,um head. It Is this vibration of the ear
drum that carries sound to the hearing Nerves.
When we make the drum vibrate ten times as much
iV* make the sound ton times as loud and ten times
as easy to understand.
This is why people who had not in years heard a
clock strike can now hear that same clock tick any
where in the room, while wearing Wilson's Ear
Deafness, from any cause, ear-ache, buzzing
noises la the head, raw and running ears, broken
rtar-drums, and other ear troubles, are relieved and
cured (even after Ear Doctors have given up the
cases), by the use of these comfortable little ear
Testers and sound-magnifiers.
A sensible book, about Deafness, tells how they
are made, and has printed in it letters from hun
dreds of people who are using them.
Clergymen, Lawyers, Physicians, Telegraph
Operators, Trainmen, Workers In Boiler Shops and
Foundriesfour hundred people of all ranks who
were Deaf, tell their esperience In this free book.
i They tell how their hearing was brought back to
them almost instantly, by the proper use of Wilson's
Some of these very people may live near you,
and be well known to you. What they have to say is
mighty strong proof.
This book has been the means of making 320,000
Deaf people hoar again. It will be mailed free to you
If you merely write a po6t cardfor it today. Don't
put off getting back your hearing. Write now, while
you think of it. Get tho free book of proof.
Write for It today to the Wilson Ear Drum Co.,
82ft. Todd bldg, Louisville, Ky.
An Ocean Voyage
to a Foreign Land
&". GO TO BERMUDA
by new twin-screw Steamship Bermndian in
forty-five hours from New York. Temperature
cooler than at the Middle Atlantic coast resorts.
For beauty of scenery and perfection of climate
this trip Is unsurpassed. Good fishing, sea bath
ing, sailing and bicycling. Princess Hotel open.
For illustrated pamphlets and rates, address A.
B, OTJTBKBRIDGB & CO., Agents, Quebec
Steamship Co., Ltd.. 39 Broadway, New York,
ARTHUR AHERN, Secretary, Quebec. Canada.
or O. B. BRECK, 121 Third St. S., Minneapolis,
Minn. .W. B. Chandler, 109 3d st S
THE VALUE OF CHARCOAL. QJ'PY NEWS
CHINESE EDITOR DISCUSSES RE-
LATIONS WITH AMERICA.
An Editorial from a Home Paper Trans
lated by Local ChinamanIt De
clares That Present Immigration Re
strictions Are Absurd, and Will Pro
voke Loss to American Trade.
Moy S. James was seated comfortably
in a corner of the Shang Hai Low res
taurant this morning eating chop suev
and reading a sheet which looked as if
some printer's devil had been trying
to take his revenge on the paper trust.
The strange composition was really a
batch of the latest Chinese newspapers
rinted in Hongkong, Shanghai and
Francisco. One paper printed by
the Tai Tung Yat Bo Publishing com
pany, was devoted exclusively to the
recent Chinese boycott.
"These papers telt just what most, of
the Chinese believe,"- say Moy James
in answer to a query. I will translate
for you what in this country you would
calf an editorial:
'The "boycott"'is at best a brutal
way to redress wrongs. When it is de
liberately employed by a great and dig
nified nation to accomplish insignificant
ends, human language cannot express
the contempt which, such a nation de
serves. Under a strained interpretation
of the treaties with China, which has
been fastened upon the country by that
grotesque piece of legislation, the Chi
nese exclusion law, the. United States
is exercising the boycott to the utmost
limit of injustice and inhumanity. If
the people of America decide that one
class of Chinese visitors will be detri
mental to their business,,or other inter
ests, well and good proper restriction
laws will be submitted to gracefully and
willingly. But to apply such restric
tions without discrimination to the mer
chants, the studenjts, the educated class
es, the lawyers, and the visitors for
pleasure and intellectual improvement,
is in its very essence wrongful and un
just, and escapes being ridiculous and
contemptible only because of the se
rious results which follow.
'Retaliation seems to be an unal
terable law of human nature. Commerce
being supreme in China* as well as in
the United States, and the latter coun
try having instituted a boycott against
the former, the insulted merchants and
traders of China, supported by the other
suffering classes, will naturally try con
clusions at this not very dignified game.
The result is'not.'hard, to foretell. The
weakest and most vulnerable part of
the armor of the ruling class in Ameri
ica is its pocket.'
I was taught to believe when I
was a little boy," continued Moy
James, "that America was the great
est and most honorable nation. My
mother was a pupil in a mission school
and she used to tell me that America
was a Christian nation. When I de
cided to come to America, she said:
'Go, there you will find honest people.'
I believe that the Chinese will yet get
ah honest show."
THE OLDEST PIONEER
MRS. CHARLOTTE O. VAN CLEVE,
|j Who Is .86 Years.Old Today,
-Mrs. Charlotte O. Van Cleve is 86
years old.to#ay. There was no formal!
Celebration in honor of the anniversary,
but the members of-the family and the
old friends visited Mrs. Yan' Cleve to
offer their congratulations. The past
year has 'touched Mrs. Van Cleve ten
derly and _she seeriis. no .older- than on
her last'birthday.-''She keefis her ac
'tive interest in present-day matters and
is till an eager reader of newspapers
and magazines. She has never quite
recovered from the effects of a fall on
a polished floor six years ago, so she
is not able to get" out as much as her
friends wish. Her last appearance ill
publi was a% the, marriage of her
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Write me, or call and ask for my free
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No charge for examination or consultation.
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Office Hours, 10 to 5 Sunday toy appointment
randdaughter and namesake, Miss Re
Van Cleve, to Rev. John H. "Nic
olls, which took place in May.
It is very fitting that Pioneers'
should fall' on Mrs. Van Cleve's birth
day, for. the story of her life might be
said to be the story of Minneapolis.
She has lived in her present home, on
Fifth street :SP,?. for. forty-three years,
and from babyhood' she has been al
most a continuous resident of Minne
sota. She loves to talk of the'past and
tells many a tale of those early pio
neer days, of Fort Shelling, which her
father '.a regiment built the coining of
the first' steamboat and of- her experi
ences with, the Indians.
Mrs. Van Cleve was the daughter of
Lieutenant and Mrs. Nathan- Clark and
was born at Fort Crawford, near Prai
rie du Chien. In 1836 she was married
to'Lieiitehant.'iS. P. Van Cleve at Fort
Winnebagor They had seven children
six sons and one ...daughterfahd: all are
living ialtho ^only, .two of her sons are
still 3n Minneapolis. Dr. S." H. Van
Cleve and his family reside with Mrs.
Van Cleve in the old home, where the
days pass quietly, in striking contrast
to the stirring events that followed
Mrs. Van Cleve 'a early life.
WANTS FETER HANSON
Some Man of that Name Has Pension
One particular Peter Hanson has a
lot of back pay, and a pension coming
to him, and there are so many Peter
Hansons to be found in the twin cities
that the authorities don't know where
to begin toi ascertain which, if any one
of them, is the man desired.
The pension bureau at Washington
has notified the adjutant general tnat
one Peter Hanson, who once lived in
St. Paul and was a lieutenant in the
old Fourth Minnesota, has some money
coming to him.
The adjutant general is accordingly
busy sorting out the Peter Hansons.
IN NEW YORK HE EXHIBITS HIS
REINCARNATION AND CREDITS
TO THE SOUTH FOR IT. 7
In a letter to The Journal from
a former Minneapolitan now living in
New York city says:
From the enchanted' days when that
high-born.and romantic knight, Ponce de
Leon, and his trusty retinue, made their
way to the lansruorous lotus lands of the
south, where they performed strange
stunts while in the quest of the mystic
and elusive fountain of youth, to the
orange groves of the present century, is
a far cry, but for all that there is evi
dence that the early explorers were not
such poor experts in the matter of
alchemy after all.
Reference is made to the reincarnation
or rehabilitation in a physical sensethe
gray matter was always thereof W. W.
(Bill) Erwin, he of the classic brow and
Websterian train of thought.
The other day I was amost agreeably
surprised to meet the "Tall Pine of the
North" and his charmine wife at the
Fifth Avenue hotel. Instead of the care
worn, furrowed cheeks and brow that
characterized the appearance of the crim
inal lawyer, I met a smiling, smooth
faced and rosy-cheeked gentleman, whose
debonair and almost youthful appearance
and air of affluence made him seem at
lest twenty years younger than when
practicing at the bar in the northwest.
"You see," he remarked when queried
as to what had brought about the agree
able change, "I am now a resident of
Miama, Florida, and if ever the good
Lord planted a paradise on earth it is
right in that locality. I can sit on my
porch and while breathing the incense
from the perfumed air hear the nightin
gale call to his mate and once in a while
a big alligator will stick his nose out of
the water only a few feet from the ver
anda. In all ways, both for health, busi
ness and pleasure, it is the most opulent
and desirable place to live in, America."
Mr. Erwin said that his sojourn of
rthree years in the south had given him a
new lease of life, in more ways than one.
"I have given up criminal praeuue en
tirely," said he, "and there has not been
a month since I lived in Miama that: I
have not cleared good big money far
ahead of my living expenses?'
Mr. Erwin said that he is the vice
president of a trust company doing all
kinds of business, and in many other
ways he has actively identified himself
with the interests of his newly adopted
BIGGEST PICNIC EYER
SPECIAL TRACKS AND SPECIAL
-5 CARS TO TKE CATEDOLICS OUT
The Fourth of July picnic at the
grounds surrounding the Catholic or
phans' home will be one of the biggest
events of the kind ever undertaken in
Minneapolis, as all of the Catholic par
ishes of the city will unite in the cele
bration. It is estimated that there may
be an attendance of 30,000 people and
plans are being made on a scale com
mensurate with that expectation. Music
will be furnished by the K. P. brass
band both afternoon and evening.
The sports and games committee met
last night and arranged a program of
athletic events .and games and amuse
ment features of all sorts. Arranger
ments have been made by the street
railway company to supply ample trans
portation- facilities. In order to do this,
extra tracks will be built at the end
of the line and several trailers will be
run with each motor ear. For the pres
eivation of order and protection the
chief of police will make a special de-:
tail of patrol and tlain-clothe _men
and special policemen from the differ
ent parishes will be sworn in. The
women of the parishes will provide
meals, each parish having one or more
Interest "in the contest in raising
money for the orphanage, which, be
ing carried on by a representative
voung woman of each parish* is grow
ing daily, and as some of the contes
tants are expert money raisers, the win
ner will have to make a very good rec
ord, and.the total sum secured for the
orphanage is certain to be large.
GETS LONG TERM
Thomas Oummings Given Fifteen Years
for a Criminal Assaults
Thomas Cummings, convicted of a
criminal assault upon Mrs. Sarah Gor
don in St. Anthony Park May 8, was
sentenced in St. Paul yesterday after
noon to fifteen years in the state prison.
The first jury impaneled to try Cum
mings disagreed, but on the second trial
he was .found guilty, being positively
identified by the victim of the assault
and by others who saw him coming
from the locality .iust afterward.- Mrs.
Cummings stood by her accused hus
band and even swore that he was with
her at the time named.
SPOKE TO UNIONS
President of Carpenters' ferotherhood
Pays Visit Here.
The members of the carpenters',
cabinetmakers' and millwrights' unions
turned out to Alexander's hall last
evening to hear an address from Wil
liam D. Huber, general president of
the International Brotherhood of Car
penters and Joiners of America, with
which the local unions are affiliated.
The meeting brought out a general dis
cussion of matters pertaining to the
good of the brotherhod, and it is
likely that as a result of the
president's visit a general organizer
will be appointed with headquarters
here. President Huber denied that his
visit was for the purpose of .forming a
branch here of the Structural Building
Indigestion is the foe. to all happiness
and health. If the stomach is weak
the entire system is affected. Your ap
petite is poor, sleep restless and bowels
costive. No wonder you "feel blue."
Make the stomach strong and healthy
by taking a few doses of
and see how
"spell of blues"
Eyery bottle is
backed by a 50-
years' record of
cures, and can,
therefore, be re
lied on. It also
Nausea, Heartburn, Belching,
Don't accept a
on having Hos
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL..
H. Harm, Mgr., East Grand Forks. Minn.
NO. 316 De Mer3 av. Phone 162.
Will be on sale July 1, 2, 3 and 4,
good to return until July 6th, between
ALL points reached by the
Example Chicago and Return, $12.00
Milwaukee and Return, $12.00
Madison, Wis. and Return, $10,80
La Crosse and Return, $5.65
328 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis,
C. R. LEWIS, G. P. &T. A.
Is the way of the
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY
Minneapolis and Winnipeg
Through Sleepers, Dining Carsand Observation Library Cars.
Leaves Minneapolis Daily at 5:50 P.M.
$ For fall particulars, dates of sale, call on or address,
Or F. I. WHITNEY, $.
W. R. 0.XON,
H. W. P. A., St. Paul.
D. JONES, C. P. & T. A.,
Third and Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, Minn.
St. PaulMgr., Minnesota.
VERYBOD IS DRINKING
THE BEST IN THE WEST
Peerless has "attained its commanding superiority because it is scientifically brewed under Guild's Natural Process, from
the finest barley-malt, rarest Bohemian Hops, and purest spring water, flowing clear from granite rock. It is aged and
mellowed for months. SOLD ONLY IN BOTTLES. Don't forget your orders for the 4th. Do it NOW.
T. J. Kersten, Mgr,, Moorhead, Mir.n.
No. 700 Front St.. Phone No. 792.
Manager Minneapolis Branch,
1S07 South Sixth St. Both Phones 732.
that every bottle
over the cork
Stamp in ac
C. J. Schott, Mgr.. Breckenridge. Minn.
Lock Bos G. Phone 2722 rings.
The U. S Commands
wctr ruotrr or
of Pure Whiskey must bear
the GREEN Guarantee
cordance~with the law
assed by the U. S. Con
gress and signed
by the President*
(March 3rd, 1897).
ThiCAPITOU is the highest possible
BOTTLED IN BOND j~^
Is not Immature,' artificially axed or adulterated In aay way-feat comet to you rfpeoid S i
flavored only by storagefor years In U. S. Bonded Warehouse. Every bottle to filled under
the direct supervision of Gov't Officials and then sealed by V. 5. Treasury Dent's "CTTfN
STAMP." Sunny Brook ts too only Whiskey awarded .6ran Pttee audi CoM Mcetel
at the St. Louie World's Fair.
SUNNY BROO DISTILLERY CO., Jefferson County. Ky.
The most delicious
On account of its
perfect purity, it
is the ideal beer
for the home
HAMM'S SAINT PAUL
SUPPLIED BY AGENTS EVERYWHERE. Of
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& desirable point, and thus Interest him. In writing a Journal want ad you
$ should do th Fame thing. The results will be the toe-the prospective ten-
t*i ant will come to see about it. Tell the whole storythat will bring the