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POLITICS a
OF THE DAY
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Itnllrnmt I.rKlnlnllon,
The rnllronit nttonieys nre mnklng
a determined light for their clients niul
Scnnlor KlkliiH, chairman of the Inter
state Commerce Committee of the Uni
ted States Senate, nnil n majority of
the ItrimMlran members of the commit
too are helping the railroads hy delay
ing nctlon on the hills heforo them.
The evident Intention Is to compromise
with the railroads so that the most Im
portant provision of the promised leg
islation Is to he Inching, which should
give the Interstate Commerce Comnils
tlon power to make n reasonahle rate
in Hen of n rate declared to he unrea
sonable. One of these railroad attor
neys who resides In Washington took
the time, trouble, and expense to go to
Tfew Orleans to address the annual
meeting of the American Association
for the Advancement or Science. lie
attacked President Roosevelt's plan
and arraigned the railroad bill passed
by the House of Representatives at the
last session of Congress. lie nertcil
that there Is no genuine instance of
lujustlco 'In Interstate railway rates
which cannot be remedied under the
present law, unit presented the view
that the Judicial power Is adequate to
control future rates.
This audacious claim Is on n par
with the plundering tactics of the cor
porations. How have the shippers and
the public fared In trying to obtain Jus
tice In the courts, with the railroads
using nil the delays that the law nl
lows? Only those with a long purse
and whose business cannot be ruined
by the obstacles and delays, that the
railroad managers know so well how to
Inaugurate, can successfully fight the
railroads In the I'ederal courts, where
the Judges, If not favorable to the cor
porations, are most ot them under
obligations to the corporations for rail
road passes, and one Judge, nt least,
for private cars and subsistence on his
limir'uis totirs about Ids district
That Is why the public are demand
ing that the Interstate Commerce Com
mission be given power to llx a reason
able rate In place of one It has de
cl.ircd unreasonable under the pre-ent
law. When the prta'iit law was pas-eil
It was Intended that the Commission
should have the jiowcr to declare a
rate tireasonable, and this power Is
still 'jndNpnted. It win also Intended
that the law should give the Commis
sion power to llx n re.i-onable rate In
place of the one declared unreasonable,
nml this was admitted by the railroads
for some years, hut eventually on a
technicality was overruled by the Su
preme Court. To supply that deficiency
In the In w Is the purpose of the present
uprising, and Is what the railroads nre
lighting. It Is nliMird to lielieve that
Congress Intended to leave power In
the railroads to continue to charge an
unreasonable rate and compel shippers
to apply to the courts for redress. If
that had been the Intention of Con
gress there would lie some Indication of
such a purim-e In the law.
Nothing short of giving the Commis
sion that power will protect the shlii
pers and the public, and nil the sophis
try of the sjieclnl pleading of the rail
road attorneys cannot turn the people
from their determination for that
"Mliiare deal."
)tmtitriitn Indorsed.
The railroad lobbyists ran up
against a stone wall when they nt
lempted to coerce or corrupt the re
form Legislature of Ohio. The rail
roads have a combination by which
they Jointly pay their projiortional
share of the expense of the lobbying
In the different States, similar to the
plan of the life Insurance companies.
When the chief railroad olllcials dis
covered that the Ohio reform Legisla
ture would bo liable to oass a two-cent
fare hill one railroad sent Its passen
ger department man to the Ohio capi
tal, says the 1'eoria, III., Star, to lobby
against the bill. On his return he said:
"1 neer ran against such n game
liefore In my life. The Ohio house cer
tainly la crazy from the front to the
back door. It has the bit in Its teeth
nml is running iiwny with It. We
thought the members were going to
hold an lu instigation, but it looked to
nie like a railroad funeral. When a
Pennsylvania man pleaded for time In
order to furnish statistic!) one represen
tative told him they did not want sta
tistics, but what they wanted was a
two-cent fare.
'That settled him, and then Henry
Wnthrop started In to tell them why
the railroads could not afford to carry
pasengers for two cents. Itepresenta
tlvc Trelner told him how it could i.
done. The railroads would save
money,' declared the legislator, 'by
'striking you and your kind who are
banging around this capital from off
their pay roll. It Is needless to say
that Anthrop took the count.
"When C. C Ileinleln. also a. rail
road nttorwy.'canie to liat. Representa
tive Wcrtz culled three strike on him
before he had tlmo to swing his stick
" cane. .The people of Ohio will have
' a two-cent fare and railroad leglsla-
i tlon or they will have no railroads,
. . was. the final ball which Wert shot
over the plate. Theu the representa
the proceisled to tell us that the State
Ilaliroad Commission was but a part
-nnd parcel of the railroad Interests of
the State.
. " "7"TUo funny part of It U that every
one of the members Is strictly honest.
If you were to give the poorest one
of them $100,000 the first thing he
would do would be to expose you on
the floor of the house."
As the Democrats control the Ohio
Legislature, having a majority ot the
Senate, and hy combination with some
Independent Republicans control the
House, there Is for the first time for
many yenrs n square deal for the peo
ple of the Stnte. The railroads have
discovered that the majority of the
members cannot be controlled In the
usual wny tliat Republican legislatures
have been purchased, and the corrupt
lobby Is knocked out of business. It Is
seldom that evidence can lie produced
of such corrupt deals between the rail
roads and Republican legislatures, but
the nlnrc evidence is voluntarily given
by this railroad official and Indicates
the rotten condition the Republicans
have fostered, jfo wonder the voters
turned the rascals out, and such rev
elations as the above will lead the
voters to take similar nctlon when
electing other legislatures, nnd especial
ly when electing Congress next XH.
Results front Protective Tariff.
The revenues of the government will
not allow Congress to nppopriate for n
river and harbor hill. If the tariff was
revised so as to produce more revenue.
Oermnny nnd other countries could In
crease their trade with us, our rivers
and harbors could lie improved nnd
our war ships and merchant ships
would soon le able to get In and out
of Xew York harlior without running
on a mud lint. This is one of the re
sults of protection, nnd nnothcr nnd
more Important result to most people
Is the trust high prices which the tariff
fosters. And yet the Republicans
stand pat and decline to disturb the
tariff schedules, which do not produce
enough revenue for necessary Improve
ments and keep the cost of living so
high that many people niut economize
and eien do without necessities. When
you nre called iiihih next fall to vote
for n CoiiL-re-ismaii to represent your
district, think of this mid vote against
the stand-patter.
'i Snuct? for the 3ttirocin Goose.
What Is sauce for the gooso should
le sauce for the gander, but when It
conies to diplomacy of the highest
grade the aphorism does not seem to
hold good. Protection uiee, which sa
vors the domestic wllcy of the United
States and (Jennaiiy, and which Mo
rocco wished to Indulge In. has been
vetoed by the representatives of the
I'nlted States at the Moroccan confer
ence, declaring for the opeu door.
Wlillo our own tariff Is 50 ier cent
and over, we refuse to allow anything
over 12'.a per cent to Morocco, although
the delegates from that country declare
they must raise more revenue. So the
Infant Industries of Morocco will be
put out of business by the machine la
bor of the United States, mostly run by
cheap foreigners. Iliti with a low tariff
there will be no trusts In Morocco, so
the Moors will be the gainers by the
selfishness of the protectionists, after
all.
Political I'otnaurrl.
More than half of the Republican
Congressmen nre fearing defeat at the
next election, nnd many declare they,
will not lie candidates. They feel that
the voters are determined on a new
deal and a reform Congress. Demo
crats are selecting their best men In
the congressional districts as candi
dates and organizing for a sweeping
victory.
The Democrats of the Fenria district
In Illinois have offered John Mitchell.
National President of the United Mine
Workers of America, the nomination
for Congress, but lie has refused It. as
he Is determined not to be a candidate
for any ottlce while head of the miners.
Perhaps liefore the convention is held
In May he may be rive to accept the
nomination.
Thepeople are after the political bar
nacles and Republican party bosses
with a big stick. In Ohio they hare
disposed of Oeneral (Irosvenor. a
wheel-horse In the Republican machine
system. In Pennsylvania the Republi
can ring was defeated in Philadelphia
and Pittsburg and Democrats elected,
nnd from everywhere come the good
tidings of a revolt against the Republi
can machine.
When the Republican Senators two
or three years ago voted for the Elkins
Interstate commerce, net. providing for
the repeal of the clause of the original
act for both fines and Imprisonment for
railroad official who transgressed the
lnw, they gave a new Impetus to unjust
discriminations, and unreasonable rates.
This action shows how little the Re
publican Senator are to be relied on
to honestly regulate the railroads.
The administration has refused to
Investigate the coal-carrying raUroaiK
although urged to do so ewr since the
grout coal strike. A resolution to In
vestigate has been Introduwl by IVt
crats. Congressman Gillespie In tt
House and Senator Tillman In the
Senate, and the Republicans dare not
refuse to jus tttt-w. for there Is a uni
versal demand that the railroads aid
mines shall be divorced, and more rea
sonahle railroad rates act! thttcz
coal be brought ubouL
S0LDIEKS AT HOME.
THEY TELL SOME INTERESTING
ANECDOTES OF THE WAR.
How the Bora of Doth Armies CThllcd
Away Life In Camp Foraging Kx
pcrlences, Tiresome Mnrchea Thrll
11ns Scenes on the Battlefield.
"I happen to know," said the Cap
tain, "that officers of high rank who
came to the volunteer army from the
regular service had, after the war, a
great longing for the friendship of the
men who served under them. The last
time General Rosccrans was In the city
it an army gathering be sat next to
one of his old lieutenants who had be
come famous as a novelist and promi
nent In public life. For a time the gen
eral took no notice of the lieutenant,
and the latter, resentful, took no no
tice of the general. I saw where the
trouble was and smilingly Introduced
them. Then Rosccrans 'said with that
rare smile of his, 'I have ben waiting
for the Judge to speak to me; It was
his place, you know.'
"Then the great strategist opened his
ncart nnd said that when he met so
many of his old command prominent In
literary, commercial, or public life he
wondered how much they cared for
their old commander. lie was not long
In donbt as the Judge, who In his turn
explained that most of the old volun
teers were hero worshipers and that
their old generals stood on high pedes
tals, not to be approached without
ceremony. Rosccrans laughed at this,
but said that If the men of his com
mand cared as much for their general
as their general cared for them they
wonld rush Into his arms whenever
they met him.
-Rosecrans went to Congress from
California in 1SS3. and lived In Wash
ington for several years. In that time
he met many of bis old soldiers. One
day an old resident showing a friend
from Iowa about the city said as they
passed an elderly gentleman on the
street. That was Rosecrans.' He was
surprised to see his sedate and digni
fied friend turn and go at a fnll run
to Rosecrans. He feared that Rosc
crans wonuld not like that sort of meet
ing, and he hurried forward to explain.
As he approached he saw the two
shake hands, and saw that Rosecrans
held on to the hand of the Iowsn.
The general turned as the old resi
dent came up to say how glad be was
to meet an old comrade who. In the
hour of greatest extremity at Chlcka
manga, had served hlrn welL The two
became great friends, although one
commanded an army and the other
rode a horse and carried a carbine in
the cavalry. When the crash came at
Chkkamauga the cavalryman had rid
den to the side of his general, and had
stayed there until the general com
manding was ont of danger."
"I remember," said the major, "the
surprise of General Stecdman when he
met one of his old soldiers under most
unexpected circumstances. The gen
eral was greatly Interested In a series
of military sketches appearing In one
of the dailies and wanted to meet the
author. I Introduced him. and after
expressing his appreciation of the
work, he said to the writer: Ton
were In the army, of course, but In
what division? 'In your division,' was
the reply. ''I carried a rifie In your
old regiment.' The h yon did."
said the general. 'And yet you write
like that. That's letter than being a
major general.'
"As we walked away Steedman said:
No wonder we licked them, with men
like that In the ranks. Bar. what are
we coming to? I find my men In pub
lic oQce or successful as lawyers, or
making money In business, most of them
running away ahead of me, and asking
no favors of anyone. I wonder If the
bond of comradeship will hold together
the major generals and the privates."
This was In ISTi Long before he died
the general knew the bond wonld hold,
even when one of bis old privates told
him that he socked him once with a
snowball."
"In ISC" said the sergeant, "I un
expectedly met ray 0Id division generaL
The war was over, but te was still In
the service, and was la uniform when
we met on the street. I was doing
well In business, and was counted quite
a fellow In my circle. But when I
came upon the generaL sclf-polsed. dlg
nlfieiL as sere of himself as he was at
Antletam. I had something Hie the
buck fever. I was back In the canips
and my Impede to speak to hfcn as an
old friend seemed ridicalocs. But be
seemed to understand and turning to
me. said: 'Weren't yon on the bridge
at Antletarar Ton were. I remember
that yon came to my side In tie melee.
I am glad to see you.
"He went on to say that be was just
In from the South; that be was looe
forse and like a. fish oat of water; that
he had teen sent for by the governor
and other men la politics and that be
was Just wondering; whether say of Ms
old command lived near when be came
upon me. He athrlttnl tr-,f be wa3
hurt tecacse I dMat sen as slid to
see him as be was gird to see se, I
was ashamed or myself, and i toll ray
itory. Ue irsltrsicoi (, aaj said so
heartily. We watted tasttber np the
reC. I a. little shy ta spite of my
good resolves So&IenJy be said: 'I
know that emn. .lie wis wltb jxw la
the boat at the river creesiss.. Dtfall
hha to cuoie here and s rat.'
"I called to Teca, ey ! in the
ell company, who ease cp UassIuUy,
tat In hand, aod nb at first dM not
tee th general's extresVd hand. Then
te srabted the hand ta both of bis.
letting hii hat fall to the crttssL nd
Buracmi: 'I vosM rather shike
hands with yon, ceneraL than wit
any other man Urine. Do you know
that Jack here and I used to take ex
tra guard duty when you wero about
simply that we might have opportunity
to present arms to youT There could
be no liner compliment than that and
the general never forgot It. He died
years ago, but ho still stands In the
minds of at least two men who served
under him as the Ideal soldier nnd gen
tieman."
"While one of our great national con.
vcntlons was In session here," said the
colonel, Ticwspaper men from different
dtlcs were In my office. All were army
men and most of them had served un
der Sheridan In the West or tho East
Tbey all wanted to see Sheridan, but,
by hokey, they wouldn't call at mili
tary headquarters. I protested against
this, and In the midst of tho contro
versy Sheridan came in. There was
embarrassment on both sides. Thcso
men had known Sheridan as the mas
ter spirit In battle. They had heard
him storm and swear. Tbey had asso
ciated him with the autocratic, per
emptory methods of war.
"When I introduced him and ex
plained who the men were Sheridan
spoke In that low voiced, rcstralnsd
way of his, puzzling even to his Inti
mates In Chicago, and said quietly, al
most gently, that he was very glad to
meet old comrades. The low voice and
the quiet manner almost stunned tho
men, who. In the army, had seen Sher
idan only 'In action, nnd who, ten min
utes before he came In, had been re
ferring to him as a stormer from nway
back. AH were men of the world, but
all were bashful as shy boys In the
presence of their old commander until
the Ice was broken by Sheridan's easy
talk." Chicago Inter Ocean.
A Coirbor'w Lesson.
Sherman's army. In Its march to the
sea, devastated certain parts of Georgia
for miles In Its passing. Forajlng par
ties scoured the country on each slds
of Its path. In "The Log of a Cow
boy." the author tells of his first ex
perience as the guardian of cattle an
experience which he gained in Georgia
at that time:
Our work stock consisted of two yoke
of oxen, while our other cattle num
bered three cows, and for saving them
from the foragers credit must be givca
to my mother's generalship.
There was a wild cane-brake, in
which the cattle fed, several hundred
acres In extent, about a mile from out
farm, and It was necessary to bell
them In order to locate them whrn
wanted. But the cows were In the
liabit of coming up to be milked, and a
soldier can hear a bell as well as any
one.
I was a lad of eight at the time, and
while my two older brothers worked
our few fields. I was scat Into the cane
brake to herd the cattle. We had re
moved the bells from the oxen and
cows, but one ox was belied each even
ing, to be unbelted again at daybreak.
I always carried the bell with me,
stuffed with gras3. In order to have
It at band when wanted.
My vigil was trying to one of my
years, for the days seemed like weeks,
but the Importance of hiding our cat
tle was thoroughly Impressed upon my
mind. Food was secretly brought to
me. and under cover of darkness nr
mother end eldest brother would conic
and milk the cows; then we would ail
return home together. Before day
break we would be In the cane, listen
ing for the first tinkle, to find the cat
tle and remove the belL And my day's
work began anew.
Only once did I come near betray
ing my trust. About the middle of the
third day I grew very hungry, and ai
the cattle were lying down, I crept to
the edge of the cane-brake to see if my
dinner were not forthcoming. Soldiers
were la sight, which explained every
thing. Concealed In the rank cane, I
stood and watched them.
Suddenly a squad of five or six turn
ed a. point of the brake and rode with
in fifty feet of me. I stood like a stone
statue, my concealment being perfect
After they had passed I took a step
forward, the better to watch them as
they rode away. Just then the grass
dropped out of the bell and the bell
clattered. A red-whlstcred soldier
beard the tinkle, and wheeling bis
horse, rode back. I grasped the clap
per and lay flat on the ground, my
heart beating like a trip-hammer. Hi
rode within twenty feet of me, peering
Into the thicket of cane, and not seeing
anything unusual, turned and galloped
after his companions.
Then the lesson, taught me by my
mother, of being "faithful over a few
things," flashed through my mind; and
although oar cattle were spared to u
I felt Tery guilty.
SaTtnar Ilia War Record.
A strapping big fellow was pulled
out of the Ohio river after a steamboat
excursion.
"Lost ranch? asked a sympathlzlai
bystander.
"I should say so," said the drlpplnj
pilgrim; lost all my baggage."
-Much to ItT
"Well (hesitatingly), "there was a
pair of stockings and a dirty shirt."
Then, brightening up, he added, "Bui
thank God! I have saved my war rec
ord."
With this be pulled out of hit
breast pocket a very wet provost mar-
thils certificate that be had furnish
tsl a substitute.
Tt has been computed by geographer!
tbxt if the sea were emptied of Its
waters and all the rivers of the eartt
were to pour their present floods Intc
the vacant space, allowing nothing fot
evaporation, 40,000 years would be re
quired to brlsg the wax of the ocaai
ua to Its present leveL
' IMWtESSED WITH WESTERN
CANADA.
Sara Oar Pratrtea "Will Be Flllra Vp
In Ten Yeara
Ij. A. Stockwell, of Indianapolis, a
United States land man, who made an
extensive tour of inspection In the
West, wrote tho following article, un
der date of Jan. 8, for an Indiana pub
lication: "States." In this letter I propose to
show by extracts from my note book
that thousands who hare come up here
from tho "States" hnvo succeeded far
beyond their most sanguine expecta
tions. J
Mr. X. E. Beaumunk, of Brazil, Ind.,
was earning $100 per month with a
coal company. At about the age of 40
he had saved about $3,000. Four years
ago be landed near Hnnlcy, Sask. He
now owns 400 acres of land. Last fall
(1905) he threshed 4,700 bushels of
wheat nnd 8,100 buslicls of barley oats.
His wheat alono brought him over
$4,000, which would have paid for the
acres that it grew on. He is to-day
worth $15,000.
Tfel la Maklnsr Mont-r Fast.
In February, 1002, J, G. Smith ft
Bro. were weavers In a big cotton mill
In Lancashire, England. Coming here,
they arrived in Wapella, Bask., with
only $750 between tixtn. They were so
"green" and inexperienced that nil they
ceuld earn the flrst sumnser was $a00
per month, nnd the first winter they
had to work for their board. The, next
year, 1003, they took' Iiomestcads, nnd
by working for neighbors tbey got a
few acres broken out, upon which the
next year tliey raised n few hundred
bushels of wheat and oats. They also
bought a team and broke out about
sixty acres more. In 1903 they threshed
1,700 bushels of wheat from It, and
100 bassets of oats. Their success
kciig then assured, they borrowed some
Msey, built a good bouse, barn nnd
Implement shed, and bought a cream
separator, etc. They now have a dozen
enrs, some full-blooded pigs and chick
ens, good teams nnd implements to
tatch, and arc on the high road to
prosperity. Here are three cases se
lected from my note book from among
a score of others. One a mine boss,
one a. farmer, nnd one a factory oper
ator. With each of tlicm I teok tea
and listened to their story. "I hoped
to fcctter my condition," said one. "I
thought In time I might make a home,"
said another. "I had high expecta
tions," said the other, and all said that
"I never dreamed It possible to succeed
as I have."
Like Arabian Xlichts.
Everywhere, on tho trains, nt the
hotels and In family, I have been told
of successes that reminded me more
of the stories in the Arabian Nights
than of this matter-of-fact, workaday
world. Yields of wheat from 35 to C3
bushels iter acre, and of oats of from
CO to 100 bushels, arc numerous in ev
ery locality and well authenticated. At
Moose Jaw, LcUibrldgc, Calgary, Ed
monton. Reglna, Brandon, nanicy and
many Intermediate places I saw cattle
and young horses fat as your grain-fed
animals of the "States" that had never
tasted grain, and whose cost to their
owners was almost nothing. At Mooso-
mln I saw a train load of 1,400 steers
n route to England, that were shaky
fat, raised as above stated. If the older
generation of farmers in Indiana, who
have spent their llv3 fn a contest with
lags and stumps, as did their fathers
before them, could see these broad
prairies dotted with comfortable homes,
large red barns and straw piles innu
merable, and the thriving towns, with
their towering elevators jammed to the
roof with "No. 1 hard," and then re
member that four or Ave yeara ago
these plains were tcnnntlcss but for
the badger and coyote, they would mar
vel at the transformation. Tien If tbey
followed the crowds as they emerged
from the trains and hurried to the
land offices, standing in line until their
respective turns to be waited on came,
and saw with what rapidity these lands
are being taken, they would certainly
catch the "disease" and want some of
It too. If these lands are beautiful, In
midwinter with their long stretches of
yellow 6tubble standing high above the
snow, what must they be In summer
time when covered with growing or
ripening grain? Speaking of winter re
minds me that our Iloosler friends
shrug their shoulders when they read
In the Chicago and Minneapolis dallies
of the temperature rp here. The Ca
nadian literature, with its pictures,
half-tones and btatistlcs, gives a good
Idea of her resources, but thirty' or
forty degrees below zero sounds dan
gerous to a Hoosier, who nearly freezes
In n temperature of Ave above, espe
cially when accompanied by a wind, as
It often Is; but the, fact is, when It Is
very cold here it Is still, and the air
being dry the cold is not felt ns It Is
In onr lower latitudes, where there Is
ore humidity In the atmosphere. I
am 50, and I never saw a finer winter
than the one I am spending up here. I
arrived In Winnipeg Nov. 9, nnd have
ot had the bottoms ef my overshoes
wet since I entered Canada. Under a
cloudless sky I have ridden In sleighs
aearly a thousand miles, averaging a
arlve every ether day. Stonemasons
have not lost a week's time so far this
winter. Building of all kinds goes right
ahead In ever' city and hnmict, as
though winter were never beard ot
Information concerning homestead
lands In Western Canada can be had
from any authorized Canadian G-overn-msnt
Agent, whose advertisement ap
pears elsewhere In this paper.
Tna RnllaB; Passion.
Old Stoxanbons Are you suro that
you can no longer control the thing?
Ills Chauffeur Tea, sir. I'm afraid
It will get away from me very soon.
Old Stoxanbons Then for heaven's
ake run Into something cheap Puck.
TWO WEN LETTER.
IMPORTIHT TO MARRIED IVOflOl
Mrs. Mary Sbnmlck of WaabJsrton sail
Bow lordla E. Flnkham'a VagMabl
Compound Made UarWali. I ,,)
q
It Is with great pleasure' we publish
the following letters, as they coavino
lngly prove the claim we have so kaany
times made in our columns .that'Mrfc,
lilllM-5" jisSewi
Pinkham, of Lynn, Mass., is folly quail
fledto rive helpful ad vice to sick women.
Bead Mrs. Sinnaick's letters.
Her first letter :
Pear Mrs. Pinlihom:
" I havo been a rafterer for ths past eight
years with n tnrtbto hich first originated
rmra painful perieas the pains were oicruci
ating, witti inflacnmarloa and ulceration of tho
f enuto arcasit. Tho lector ay I must have
imaperaUonorloaanatlivie.- I do not want
to sntaadt to an vpcratfan if I can possibly
avoid it. Ftaue bflp mo." Mrs. Uaxy
Dimraick, Warfikctoo,!). C.
Her second letter;
Dear Mrs. PinMiran j
" Tan will remember my condition when X
lost wreto yoo, and that the doctor said I
most save en vperntionorloonVilnot live.
I road red your Iris Mtcr and followed your
advioo rery aarefuay end am now entirely
well. As my ease wos so serious it seems a
nriraeie Cast I nn cored. I know that I owe
pManlynrtiealSbtiutmy life to Lydia E.
Finldwia'a YegetdUe Compound and to your
advice. I n walk rones witliout an acfie or
a aaln, aadlrldb every suffering woman
woul readttrfsloMcr nnd realize what yon
ooa ae for ttmn." Mrs. Mary Dimmick,60U -and
East Capitol Streets, Washington, B.C.
How easy it woe for Mrs. Dlmmick to
write to Mrs. Pinkham at Lysn, Mass.,
and how little It cost her a two-cent
btamp. Yet how valuable was the reply I
As Mrs. Dimtnickeays itBavcd her life.
Mrs. Pinkham has on iile thousands
of just such letters as the above, a.ni
offers ailing- -women helpful advice.
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Amoncrtbo ladies no other medl-
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jowinir. Decause. exceoune euro
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I Lane's Family I
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W tho tonic-laxative. It puts pure m
can be homely when the rich, red
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