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Suppose the Little Cowslip.
Suppose the little cowslip
Should bang its golden cup,
And say, "I'm euch a tiny flower,
I'd belter now ?row np !"
How many a weary traveler
Would mips its fragrunt smell !
How man? a child would grieve
To luso it 'rora the dell !
ii Suppose the glistening dewdrop
Upon the grass should pay,
"What can a little dewdrop do?
_ I'd better roll away !"
Tb? blade on which lt rested,
. I eforo the day was done,
Without a drop to moisten lt
Would wither in the sum
How meav deeds ot kindness
A little child can do,
5 Although lt has but little strength, .
And little wisdom, too!
-* - lt wants a loving spirit
Much more than strength, to prove
How many thir/gs a calla can do
Foe others, by its love.
Why is a bonnet with a faded ribbon
I like a lamp burning dimly? It wants
Why ls taking snuff like a ragged
riding dress? It is a bad habit
What is that which has never been
1 Celt, never seen nor heard, never exist
ed and still has a name? Nothing.
Why ls a clock the most modest piece
of furniture? Because it covers its face
with its hands and runs down its own
A farmer has 26 (20.sick) sheep and
ane died, how many did he have left?
Why is ? farmer guiding a plow like
. a steamship in midocean? Because one
sees the plow and the other plows the
jj Where is it that all women are equal
ly beautiful? In the dark.
When does a cane take the place of
a man's head? When he hangs his hat
" upon it
The First Postoffice.
In 1658, early in the reign of Louis
XIV, M. de Velayer established a pri
vate penny post Boxes were set up at
the street corners for the reception of
letters. Onices were opened in various
quarters of Paris; collections were
made once a day from the street boxes,
followed many hours later by a single
delivery, and thus the first post office
in the world was established. M. de
Velayer was so greatly encouraged by
the success of his enterprise that in
order to develop it still further he
printed certain forms of billets or notes
which were intended to cover all the
ordinary requirements of business in
great towns. These forms contained
blanks which were Intended to be filled
"up by the pea with such special mat
ter as might be necessary to complete
the writer's object. The Idea at once
became popular, and the printed forms
accompanied th<? ??xnansion of the pos
tal service throughout the larger cities
of France, and it was many years be
fore they fell into disuse.
' A little tailor's apprentice once ran
the Isle of Wright, and took refuge on
board of a man of war, cruising near
the island. Those were stirring times,
somewhat over 20? -?ears ago, and the
little ex-j-pprentlce was soon treated to
a battle at sea.
Taking a deep interest in the fighting
and asking many questions, he was
told that the battle must last till the
white" flag at the enemy's mast head
Up the rigging of his own vessel
crept Tom, the runaway. The ships
were then in close conflict. He made his
way to that of the enemy, and shrouded
by the smoke from toe guns, tore down
the white flag and returned triumph
antly to the deck. .
The English sailors shouted and
cheered, and of course he was called
"Admiral Snip," in memory of his first
trade; but what did that matter since
the brave lad lived to become a real
admiral, and .died Sir Thomas Hopson.
Many of you have had a chance to
see the uniforms and horsemanship ot
most of the mounted soldiers of the
world in the wild west show of Buffalo
Bil L You saw too, the wonderful accur
acy they displayed in shooting.
The training for army and navy is
something more than learning to drill
or even to take care of and fire a gun.
West Point and Annapolis cadets are
carried through many exercises of rid
ing, climbing and athletics which the
members of a militia company never
dream of. The young. vVest Pointer
must ride like a circus man or an In
Bears as Parents.
There is a deal of discussion among
hunters after big game in the moun
tains concerning the sort of fathers and
husbands grizzily bears make. The con
sensus of opinion seems to be that
bruin is an unfaithful, heartless spouse
and a contemptible father. He will help
Mme. Bruin seek a cave or an opening
ra_ the rocks or mountain side, where
their cubs may be born, and he will
carry a dainty morsel, such as a sheep,
a calf or part of a cow's carcass, there
for his mate's food. However, a few
days after the cubs are born in the
family circle he will leave home, prob
ably never having any further ac
quaintance with his spouse and her off
spring. Thereafter Mme. Bruin must
make her own way and provide for her
cubs. Unlike the black bear, which Is
a jolly, fun-loving father that rolls and
.frolics with his baby children, the male
grizzly will have nothing to do with
the cubs. Mme. Grizzly and her children
are companions for two summers and
they hibernate rolled together in a ball
of fur for about 100 days, during the
coldest lays of winter.
The mother bear and her young trav
el far and wide, moving principally at
nipja. Kit Carson said that the wide
range of a family of healthy grizzlies In
a summer season is almost incalculable.
He had reason to know of a mother
grizzly and her two cubs that once left
their hibernating cave among the
southern spurs of the Rocky Mountains
in New Mexico one spring in the for
ties, crossed the Colorado and Wyom
ing, were seen in the mountains in
Montana, and were back in New Mexico
again for another winter before the fol
Teaching Kittens to Fight.
I thought every one knew? that cats
teac-i their kittens all the ways of cat
life. It was my first lesson in natural
history. In my boyhood days a fall con
fined me to the house. At the foot of
my trundle bed a litter of kittens in a
basket afforded me amusement I no
ticed the thin voice that gradually de
veloped into the strong mew of the old
cat, and I know the mother was con
tinually giving a lesson in cat language.
When the kittens wer? old enough to
leave the basket I was surprised to see
the old cat playing with them. Pussy,
as we called her, was a staid old cat,
and I did not know that she had ahy
play in her. I soon noticed that she
played with each kitten. She had no
favorites. After a while it dawned on
me that Pussy was teaching her kit
tens how to fight. The arched back and
spiteful spitting were soon acquired by
the kittens, and they practised tO?fcth
er. Th? mother gradually dropped out
of the gome when the young ones took
it up. Pussy's family was reduct d to
one kitten. A? this kitten had no
mates to practise with, the old cat gave
it lessons again in self-defence and ag
gression. She taught the kitten how to
deal with a mouse. She would drop a
live mouse near the kitten and then
stalk it when it attempted to sscape.
The kitten looked on several days and
then tried to imitate the old cat. The
mouse nearly escaped. Pussy caught it,
just in time, and let the kitten try
again. This time the kitten succeeded
in catching Uie mouse. The old cat of
ten brought, in a mouse, but it was a
long time before she would allow the
kitten to deal with" it alono. When the
kitten's education was completed, Pus
sy gav^ it to understand that it must
strike out for itself. When the kitten
persisted in following its mother, cry
ing for its natural food, the old cat
would turn and box its ears soundly.
Very like a human mother when she
boxes the ears of thc child for over
t>.asing.-Forest and Stream.
It was very warm down in the earth,
and the little violets were longing to
i push their way up to where they could
see the blue sky and the sun shining.
But the older violets bade them wait,
J and spoke to them of the bitterly cold
nights, when cruel King Frost held his
j revels abroad, and how when he passeu
his icy breath made the flowers shrink
in fear, few feeling his touch without
paying the penalty of death; and they
drew such pictures of the? cruel king
that the baby, violets huddled up to
gether and crept closer into the shelter
of their Mother Root.
But one violet scoffed at their fears,
and every day she put. out all her
strength in her efforts to grow big and
strong enough to face the world, till
at last one day she pushed her way up.
She was very tired with thc exer'ion,
the strong light hurting her little yel
low eye after the darkness underground
and she was very glad to cre'p under
the largest leaf she could see..
"You arc very early," said the leaf.
"I am afraid you are in too great a
hurry, for it is bitterly cold when the
White King go?s past."
"Always that silly tale about the
king," thought the violet pettishly.
The first few days were warm and
bright, and the violet grew a beautiful
deep blue, the sun smiled upon her and
the wind fanned her gently when the
sun's rays grew too warm, and in the
mornings the dew brought her offerings
of lovely sparkling diamonds. She was
very happy, and thought how silly the
other violets were to have been fright
ened by a foolisa story; so she called
down to them, but could not make them
hear, for they were so warm and cozy
they had all fallen fast asleep.
One evening the leaves whispered to
her that King Frost would be abroad
thnt night, and she must keep well ojj^
would kill her. But she tossed her head
and said she didn't believe In that king.
She had watched for him before, and
he never came. And she refused to bend
her stem as the leaves wished, and at
last they left her alone and settleU
themselves to sleep.
It was very lonely, and the air grew
:older and colder, and there was a
PTeat stillness, only broken by the rus
tle of the sleeping leaves and the
whispering of the -rees overhead. And
presently the moon rose slowly, and
the violet saw the ground was all
sprinkled with powdered diamonds.
And she was frightened and very cold
and tried to shrink back under the
leaves, but found she could not, for tho
king's slaves had come in the dark and
coated her stem with fine diamond pow
der, and 9he could not bend it. And a
tear rose in her little golden eye, and
as it rolled down it was frozen into a
hard stone, which cut her tender petals
and hurt her. And then there was a
great hush, and the trees and plants
bowed their heads, for the king was in
sight. And he came in great state, for
it was his last visit this season. First
came his soldiers and executioners, in
uniforms of gray-blue, an Icy shade
that made one shiver and think of the
gleam of steel. And then came the
courtiers in green-silver, like moon
beams on the shining ice; and the
king's bodyguard wore deepest blue,
and in the midst came the king himself,
all robed in white, with trimmings of
hoar frost lace, such as he sometimes
leaves on our windows to show us he
has passed, and he wore a crown ol
icicles that sparkled with many colors
as he walked. And children scattered
diamond dust before him, which fell in
loveliness and hld the cruel work o?
The poor little violet shivered, and
hoped the king would not notice her
for no one else had seen her, but as
he passed he looked and frowned in
anger at her presumption, and the vio
let thought her last hour had come,
and prayed for mercy, and looked so
pleading with the glittering tear in her
eye that the king was touched. But he
looked stern, and told her the penalty
for her presumption in watching him,
and not bowing down as the other
plants was death; but as she was so
young and fair he would spare her, and
would deprive her of her lovely color
instead. And he bade her look in his
eyes, and, *as she looked his eyes grew
kind and soft, instead and he whispered
to her that she had saved him from a J
life he hated. For he was doomed to
make others suffer till he found a flow
er brave enough to watch for his com
ing, and now he would be able to go
back to Fairyland and another king
would reign In his stead. And then he
kissed her softly and left her.
Next morning, when the leaves
awoke, they found a white violet, so
lovely am' pure they thought it must
be a fairy spirit, and each day the vio
let grew less willful and more thought
ful for the other plants, till they came
to bless her as a real fairy spirit. But
she could never forget the passing ol
the great White King, for he had taken
her heart as well as her color, and that
is the reason of the wistful IOOK that
may be seen in white violets to this
"He seems to be a very good hus
band," said the thoughtful young worn
"Yes," said Miss Cayenne; "but it's
always difficult to determine whethei
a man is a good husband or whether
his wife ls too much of a lady to talk
av">ut aim."-Washington Star.
A WOMAN'S BARGAIN.
Mrs. Enpeck-I think, Henry, that
our daughter has mode a very satis
factory marriage, and that Bhe will
succeed very well la the mahageinent
of her husband.
Henry ?n peck-Why so?
Mr's. Enpeck-I overheard her talk
ing to him this morning, and she got
him to agree to a proposition like this:
"If you will do as I want, I promise to
do the Barae."-Baltimore American.
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Her answer seemed irrelevant
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ZfEV&TSS. Thompson's Eye Wafer
A charming fierai garniture for ?n
evening corsage consists o? two large
shaded velvet chrysanthemums con^
ncctcd by sprays of maiden hair f?rn-,
the tender green of the feathery fe*
liage blending delightfully with th?
soft nuances of the flower. Another
lovely garniture fer a fair debutante
is composed of pink banksia roses
disposed in two market bunches, from
whence fall long trails of Duds and
foliage, while for tho hair comes a
small empire wreath of the same
A Quaint Fashion" R?VIV?cli
M?hy people possess among ?th?r
relics bf their great-grandmothers a
quaint perforated gold or silver case
which in former times contained a
ball of sweet smelling herbs. Ladies
of former generations always carried
these about with them as a preven
tivo against infection. Pomanders
arc again coming into fashion, only
as a pretty "fad," of course, and are
now worn on one of these dainty jew
eled chains which almost every wom
an possesses nowadays, or attached
to the chatelaine or bracelet In
deed, the tendency is to renew old
fashions just now, and the result ls in
many instances very quaint and at
Some Curious Fans.
An exhibition of ancient fans and
watches has been drawing many vis
itors to the Hungarion ministry in Vi
enna. Thc exhibits, lent for the oc
casion, arc placed, on account of Vieir
value, in glass cases, and a card
plainly written desoribes each ob
ject, giving thc name of its owner and
its date. The Archduchess Maria
Theresa has lent a superb collection
of painted fans. The wife cf tho
Spanish ambassador, Mme. de Villa
Urretia, lent 30 fans of . different
epochs, from thc time of Louis XIV.
to tho Second Empire. In this col'
lection was included one of the few
miniature fans in the exhibition.
Parchment, serpent and swan skins
are used for fan painting. The dates
of the different fans can be judged by
their mountings. In thc older Louis
XIV. ians tne ivory sticks reach to
tho top, are joined by ribbon, and
covered with paintings. The fan
sticks of Louis XV. are very wide,
loosely set in and open freely out.
The pierced ivory fans often resem
ble Chinese work, but a medallion cr
monogram is generally affixed to show
their European erigin-New York
Influence of Womerv
The code of manners which pre
cis In any agc depends very much
upol?Ni?ej5tandard set up by its women.
We arol?otS^ilways willing to allow
this, but lt is undel?-JAPly true, never- j
theless, and is one cf the^-ifci?f cogj '
In thP great wheel of society, -
A woman's personality, her airs1
graces, her little faults ami foi
are all instrumental in rou' iing oi
and polishing the manners of men,
and if only she were truly as "wise as
a serpent" she would not let that in-* |
fiuence stop here, but would extend it
in like degree to the shaping cf raen'a
conduct and even their characters.
It has been said that "woman has
only herself to blamo or thank for a
man's attitude toward her, and wheth
er his manner be deferential or care
less he has taken his cue from heh"
This is putting it o bit too graceful,
possibly, and yet, since the days of
Mother Eve, unjust as the old stcry
and its consequences may appear to
us, woman has had to look well to
j her ways lest she be misjudged and
condemned for man's shortcomings.
Nothing delights men moro than
! when true gentleness ci manners ls
its associate. It is the two allied in
a woman that makC3 her the bright
est ornament ol' human nature.
Never forget your daily exercise,
says the Philadelphia Inquirer, a
brisk walk fer a couple of miles In
the fresh morning air or a four or
five mile bicycle ride ls one of the
Plain, nourishing food and abun
dance of good, ripe fruit is another.
Fruit is best eatea in the morning.
Bananas are easy of digestion ?to
some and very nutritious; grapes are
nourishing and fattening; apples are
especially good for brain workers, and
oranges arc of great benefit to peo
plo afflicted with rheumatism.
Have plenty of fresh air in your
living and sleeping rooms. Leave
your bedroom window open from top
several inches every night, no mat
ter how cold the weather. Have your
bed covering warm and light.
On getting up in tho morning ar
range your bedding and bed so that
they may be thoroughly aired. Leave
the window open in your bedroom for
the greater part cf the day. In your
living room ventilation is also nec
essary, and sunshine, too.
Poor ventilation is accountable for
much ugliness, and in children, de
formity. Fresh air and sunshine are
as essential to a human being as
they are to a plant.
Avoid tight clothing. Tight cloth
ing disturbs the circulation ot the
blood and is the cause of red noses,
enlarged veins, flushing, etc.
Eight hours' sleep is absolutely re
quired to rest the brain.
Underclothing becomes continuous
ly more luxurious and costly. The
finest recent productions make a
point cf avoiding any seams. Like
the Princess in the fairy tale who
could not sleep, though she had many
mattresses, because she "felt a lump,"
which proved to be a single pea un
der the lowest one, so the dainty and
fragile society dame cannot be at
ease if there be in her batiste or silk
sarments the most delicately worked
seam imaginable. The latest notion
is to replace the seams by narrow
lines of that fine openwork embroid
ery which is called a jour. All the
pieces which compose a garment are
united by sewing on to each edge' the
most minute line of openwork inser
tion of this description. The lace
which trims tue cache-corset, the
rhemise, and other' articles is also
fixe? on by the same means. Open
work narrow embroidery "a jour," as
abov? fl?scribed\ ls ais? used very
much for those iiidoor dresses, or
n?glig?es, which .aro not exactly iii
gowns, and still less dressing gowns.
A peignoir of tills dainty kind is a
great addition to the wardrohe. It
can be well made in a soft silk, white,
rose color, or pale hlue; it is always,
In the nature of the case, to be cut
quite loose, and encrusted with Val
enciennes or Maltese lace fixed by a
j?ur work in silk of the same Color ari
the garment. The shape ls ?lways
easy, and lt ls perhaps best either
like a Venetian Doge's mantle or a
Japanese kimona.-New York Anier
A Blihd Woman's Work,
?v;la th? quiet little village of Dan
by, Vt:> nestled in the heart bf thc
-*Greeh mountains, lives ? woman now
past 70 y?ars Of ag?, who has been
deprived bf the power cf seeing, hear
sing, and articulation for more than
65 years, but still has been able to
live a useful and helpful life in many
The woman is Miss Lucy Read, and
sho was born in this town, October
. 25, 1827. At the age of five years an
attack Of scarlet f?ver lett fclr total
ly deaf, and the loss bf speech soon
fellowed; When ?boUt t?n years old
the second misfortune cam? as th?
result of an accident.
At the ago of 14 Miss Read was
taken to Boston nd. placed in charge
of Dr. Howe, a noted instructor of the
deaf and blind, being a companion
and classmate of Laura Bridgeman,
but at the end of six months she WAS
obliged to return home, owing to fail
ing health, thought by her physician
and family to be largely due to home
sickness, and no further efforts were
made to give her educational advan
With thc aid of a sister, however,
she learned to sew and knit, and dur
ing the past 65 years has made hun
dreds of pairs of socks and other ar
ticles of knit work, aside from various
articles of wearing apparel, with a
neatness and deftness unexcelled by
those who are possessed of all their
The piecing of bed quilts is one c?
her favorite occupations, and in be
ginning the work she tears the cloth
into strips of the required width fer
the different pieces that go to make
up the blocks, after which she pins
them together and cuts them out tc
a pattern which she devises and pre
pares entirely without assistance.
In making the pp items Miss Read
trims them to the desired shape by
the aid of her lips, and assorts the
different colored blocks of cloth by
the sense cf taste or smell, and rare
ly, if ever, makes a mistake. She al
so selects her own thread as to col
or and size for tho particular worh
in hand, and strangest of all, threads
in her own needle with her tongue.
Miss Read's favorito color is green,
but she prefers any bright color tc
the darker and duller shades, partie
ularly in flowers. She is fend of pic
tures and jewelry, but finds her chiei
delight in the companionship of chi!
dren, and can be seen in the after
noons waiting in front of the familj
homo for thc dismissal of school.
;A form of fancy work that has at
tracted much attention to the unfor
t?nate woman is her skill in covering
cigar boxes with plush, lining then
handsomt'y, and so completing then
as to compare favorably witu the or
dinary line of similar goods. Sh?
I-pastes or glues the plush on the bos
^an?i^makes a fastening attachment
with a glass set In the top, cutting
the glass herself with a glazier's tooJ
f to tho desired size.
As she belongs to a well-to-do fam
ily none of her handiwork has been
offered for salo, but has been utilized
or preserved by friends and relatives
Blue in all its shades is tremend
Gowns of coral pink are adapted es
pecially to young girls with brilliant
A trail of black flowers is a verj
Parisian finishing touch to a lighi
Gold, Bllver and opalescent spangle.'
aro very modish trimmings for el?b
orate evening gowns.
Mohair and pongee have been add
eJ to thc list of materials suitable foi
children's wear this summer.
The woman in white is seen every
where and at all times, as white li
still in the ascendency, with ecru ?
Natural colored linen Russian suitt
trimmed with bands of blue and rec
Cross stitch, are exceedingly stylisl
for little boys.
A turban of black straw, througl
which runs a crinkly braid in whiti
would make a dashing little chapeau
trimmed with red velvet and cherries
A white shirt waist suit, with al
pleats and seams narrowly piped witl
gay Tartan plaid, Is a new and charm
ing exposition cf summer's popula
Little girls' skirts are worn ver;
short-only to the knees-and an
quite full. The sleeves are large, am
waists elaborately trimmed with hem
stitching, feather-stitching, lace front
and lace undersleeves.
A narrow colored taffeta rihboi
run through many of tho inserlloi
laces instead of the black velvet heb
ribbon, to which we have romaine
faithful so long. Now that the lac
is dyed to match tho dress coloi
some ?-iore vivid contrast is neede
The ecru Or pongee colored cotto
under skirts are unusually popula
this summer, and have the appeal
ance of being both neat and coo
Gray and black mohair, with taffet
ruffles, are also much liked. Arnon
the novelties of less quiet effect mei
cerized cottons in black and whit
shepherd's checks are quite prom
nent and reasonable in price
Hold Your Chin Up.
When the organs of the body ar
lifted up, the chin raised, thc ches
high, courage and hope are indicate.
The mind follows. It is true that on
keeps his head up because he is hopi
fui, but even if hope is lacking, say
Home and Flowers, lift up the nea
and it will come the sooner. Dres
a tramp in good clothes and he ha
a tendency to become too sclf-respec
ing to tramp. On a dark day put o
the brightest and prettiest gown, an
It is difficult for cheerfulness to e:
press itself in sombre surrounding
If one does not feel like laughing, ll
the corners of thc mouth and h
laughs perforce. Nobility has troubl
to express itself in a sunken ches
If tho knees are beat and seeming]
too weak to support the body, lt
easier for them to shako with fei
than if they are straight.
AMERICA is thc land of t
The great majority of nervous
women arc so because thev are snf
fering from some form of female dis
Mrs. Emma Mitchell, 520 Louisiana
street, Indianapolis, Ind., writes:
"P?rima has certainly been a blessing
in disguise to me, for when I first begay
taking it for troubles peculiar to the sex
and a generally worn out system I had lit
"For the pant ftvo years I have
rarely been without pain, but P?
rima has changed all this, and In
a very short time. I think J had
only taken two bottles before /
began to recuperate very quickly,
and seven bottles made me well.
I do not have headache or backache
any mere, and hate some interest
in life. I give all credit where lt
i* due, and that is to Peruna."
By far the greatest number of female
trouble? are caused directly by catarrh.
They are catarrh of the organ which is
affected. These women despair of recov-1
"What am I to do," asked the very
young man who was about to butt into
society, "whfn the conversation gets
too.deep for comprehension?"
"Go to the ow], young man, con
sider y.er wrys and act accordingly,"
angered tie Sago from Sageville.
"Look wise and hoot occasionally."
"Three-fourths of your male guests."
Eaid Goff, "seem to be cheap, well
dressed fellows who expect to marry
women with fortunes."
"Yes," pleasantly responded thc
landlord; "that's my reason for say
ing that the house is run on the Euro
pean plan."-Indianapolis Sun.
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Aching backs aro cased.
Hip, back, and loin pains
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Lock HAVEN, PA.- Mrs.
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Literary Notes from the Century Co.
Mr. P. W. Stokes, whose first pic
tures in color from the Antarctic will
be seen in the August issue of The
Century, has had throe paintings ac
cepted and well placed in the Champ
de Mars salon in Paris this spring.
Theodore Leschetizky, the teacher
of Paderewski and many of the most
famous pinanists of this generation,
was seventy-three years of age on the
second of July. His reminiscences
will appear in the autumn, written
down by his sister-in-law, the Countess
The chapters which have appeared
from month to month in The Century
during 1902 and 1903, telling the story
of Pa Gladden, his simple faith, his
quaint optimism, his broad humanity,
will bo gathered and published in book
form in thc fall by The Century Co.,
under the title of "Pa Gladden-The
Story of a Common Man." Elizabeth
Cherry Waltz, author of these sketch
es, is authority for the statement that
thc character of Pa Gladden ls based
upon that of her father, Major John
Nicholas Cherry, a cavalry officer dur
ing the Civil War, and a man of broad
and genial charity, much humor, and
It ls officially reported, that the
growing of cotton in West Africa has
been very successful
"About a year ago my hair was
corning out very fast, sd I Bought
a bottle of Ay.r's Hair Vigor. It
stopped the 'ailing and made my
hair grow very rapidly, until now it
is 45 inches in length."-Mrs. A.
Boydston, Atchison, Kans.
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Tired, Nervous, Aching
Trembling Sleepless, Blood
less-^ Pe-ru-na Renovates,
Prominent Women Endone
ery. Female trouble is so common, so
prevalent, that they accept it as almost in
evitable. The greatest obstacle in the way
of recover}- is that they do not understand
that it is catarrh which is tho source of
their illness. In female complaint ninety
nine cases out of one hundred arc nothing
hut catarrh. Peruna cures catarrh wher
Chronic invalids who have languished
for years on sick beds with some.form of
female disease begin to improve at once af
ter beginning Dr. Hartman's treatment.
Among thc many prominent women who
recommend Peruna are: - Belva Lock
wood, of Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Col.
Hamilton, of Columbus, Ohio; Mrs. F. E.
Warren, wife of U. S. Senator Warren, of
If you do not derive prompt and satis
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Of dew upon the rose,
Thc vision that evokes the dream,
The song in slumber's prose.
Roses are the rhymes I wreathe
Take them, every one;
Love-the fragrance that you breathe.
And your smile their sun.
When the petals fall apart,
Then, in melody,
You shall read a rose's heart.
And thc heart of me.
Julian Durand in July Smart Set.
by a horso omi badly hurt -
his hip was fractured -and
after lie recovered he was in
such misery that ho could
hardly walk, and to stiop
caused him such distress t nat
he thought he would have to
quit work - also, lt affected
his bladder, and lie tvns un*
able to make his water with
out so much distress. I in
sisted on his getting a box
of your pills and trying them,
so ? went to Mason's Drug
Vru??mm?iam ?i?? i'
mnll this coupon to
(Talo, ?. V. If abovo
rito address on sepa
first box helped him so much
that I got the second and also
the third, wi now Le I? en
tirely well."-Mrs. L.- XV.
AVKVllBy, Lock Haven, Ta.
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