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A few doses of this remedy will in
rariftbly cure an ordinary attack of
It can always be depended upon,
even in the more severe attacks of
cramp colic and cholera morbus.
It is equally successful for summer
diarrhoea and cholera infantum in
children, and is the means of saving
the lives of many children each year.
When reduced with water and
weetened it is pleasant to take.
Every man of a family should keep
this remedy in his home. Buy it now.
PRICE, 25c. LARGE SIZE, 50c.
Barker's Drag Store
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as second class matter.
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SUICIDE THE DEFENSE.
Opening Statement of Counsel in Con.
stantine Murder Case.
Chicago, Sept. 19.The opening
statements of the attorneys were made
during the day in the trial of Frank J.
Constantine, charged with the murder
of Mrs. Louise Gentry.
It was claimed by Assistant State's
Attorney Holt that it would be shown
that Constantine was admitted as a
roomer in the Gentry apartments on
the representation that he was the son
of a wealthy New York merchant and
saying that he had been sent by his
father on a trip around the world.
Mr. Holt declared the state will prove
that Constantine borrowed money
from the Gentrys and neglected to re
pay it. He said the evidence will show
that, on the day before the murder of
Mrs. Gentry, she had said to herThe
mother that on the following day she
intended to tell Constantine unless he
paid the borrowed money he must
leave their apartmects and she fur
ther declared she intended to tell him
that she would cause his arrest. It
will be shown, Mr. Holt said, that
Constantine murdered the woman
after a dispute about the money.
The attorneys for Constantine said
they will show that Mrs. Gentry com
Minneapolis, Sept. 18.Wheat-
Sept., $1.04% Dec, $1.05% May,
$1.09%. On trackNo. 1 hard, old,
$1.08% new, $1.08 No. 1 Northern,
old, $1.07% new, $1.07 No. 2 North
ern, old, $1.05% new. $1.04% No. 3
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul, Sept. 18.CattleGood to
choice steers, $5.50@ 6.25 fair to good,
$email@example.com good to choice cows and
heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org veals, $email@example.com.
$firstname.lastname@example.org good to choice lambs]
|email@example.com springs, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, Sept. 18.WheatSept.,
94%c Dec, 99V8c. CornSept., 60y8c
Dec, 56%@56^c. OatsSept., 53^c
Dec, 51%c PorkOct., $15.35 Jan.,
$15.35. ButterCreameries, 22%
27V&c dairies, 21@25%c. Eggs14%
@17%c. Poultry Turkeys, 13c
chickens, 11 %c springs, 13%c.
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, Sept. 18.WheatTo arrive
and on trackNo. 1 hard, $1.11%
No. 1 Northern, $email@example.com% No. 2
Northern, $firstname.lastname@example.org% Sept., $1.-
08% Dec, $1.07% May, $1.11. Flax
To arrive, $1.23% on track, $1.26
Sept., $1.26 Oct., $1.23% Nov., $1.-
25% Dec, $1.18% May, $1.23%.
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago, Sept. 18.CattleBeeves,
$email@example.com cows, $firstname.lastname@example.org Texas
Steers, $email@example.com calves, $firstname.lastname@example.org
Western cattle, $email@example.com stockers
and feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.org. HogsLight,
$email@example.com mixed, $firstname.lastname@example.org heavy,
$5.3006.20 rough, $email@example.com pigs,
$firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheep, $email@example.com year
lings, $firstname.lastname@example.org lambs, $5.0O7.60.
ON GRAFTING CHARGE
Warrants Issued for Arrest of
CAPITAL SCANDAL IN COURT
Defendants Accused in Several Counts
of Conspiracy to Cheat and Defraud
the State and of Obtaining Money
Under False Pretenses.
Harrisburg, Pa., Sept. 19.Warrants
for the arrest of fourteen persons in
volved in the state capitol scandal
have been issued by two Harrisburg
aldermen on information furnished by
Attorney General Todd. Each of the
defendants is charged on several
counts with conspiracy to cheat and
defraud the state by making false in
voices and four of them are also
charged with obtaining money under
false pretences. Following is a list of
the men for whom warrants were is
Joseph M. Huston, architect, and
his active assistant, Stanford B.
Lewis, both of Philadelphia John H.
Sanderson, Philadelphia, chief con
tractor for furnishings Congressman
H. Burd Cassel, Marietta, Pa., treas
urer and executive officer of the Penn
sylvania Construction company, con
tractors for steel filing cases James
H. Shumaker, Johnstown, Pa., former
superintendent of public grounds and
buildings, who receipted for the fur
nishings George F. Payne and his
partner, Charles Q. Wetter, both of
Philadelphia, builders of the capitol
and contractors for the $303,000 attic
William P. Snyder, Spring City, Pa.,
former auditor general, who approved
the warrants of the contractors Will
iam L. Mathues, Media, Pa., former
state treasurer, who paid the bills of
the contractors Charles F. Kinsman,
Wallis Barleau, John G. Neiderer and
George K. Storm, all of Philadelphia,
stockholders in the Pennsylvania
Bronze company, organized by Sander
son for the manufacture of the $3,000,-
000 lighting fixtures Frank Irvine,
auditor in the auditor general's office,
who audited the accounts of the con
Money by False Pretenses.
Charges of obtaining money by false
pretenses were also entered against
Sanderson, Cassel, Payne and Wetter.
informations allege that these
four men furnished fictitious bills for
a greater amount than they were en
titled to receive under their contracts.
Attorney General Todd said he
would require the defendants to fur
nish a bond of $2,t)00 on each infor
mation and that the minimum bail
bond of each of the defendants would
The men for whom warrants were
issued include all of the eighteen per
sons and firms mentioned by the in
vestigation commission in its report
to Governor Stuart as being Involved
in the capitol contracts with the ex
ception of Frank C. Harris, former
state treasurer, and Edward B. Har
denborg, former auditor general, both
of whom were members of the board
of grounds and buildings that award
ed the Cassel contract George C.
Kelm, bookkeeper in Shumaker's office
and the present deputy superintendent
of grounds and buildings, and the In
ternational Manufacturing and Supply
company, an alleged "dummy" bidder
The arrests are based on the report
made to Governor Stuart by the com
mission created by the recent legisla
ture to investigate the capitol scandal.
They will be followed by civil suits
for the recovery of a portion of the
$9,000,000 collected from the state by
the contractors for the furnishing and
equipping of the capitol. In its report,
made public about a month ago, the
commission named eighteen persons
and firms as being involved in the
capitol contracts and recommended
prosecution of "any and all persons
concerned in the fraudulent transac
tions, named specifically, and all per
sons who may be directly or indirectly
involved." MAD MOTHER SLAYS SONS
Saskatchewan (Can.) Woman Murders
Winnipeg, Man., Sept. 19.Word
has just reached here that at Midal,
Saskatchewan, Mrs. John Anderson, a
farmer's wife, took her three sons,
aged eighteen months, six years and
eight years, respectively, to a potato
patch and killed them. She knocked
all three on the head with a hammer
and then cut the bodies in a horrible
She also made a desperate attempt
to kill her eleven-year-old daughter by
putting a rope around the girl's neck,
but she managed to escana heiner aid-
Now Is The Time
To purchase a building site in
Bemidji. We have a number of
choice building lots which may
be purchased on reasanable terms
For further particulars write or call
Bemidfi Townsite and Im
H. A. SIMONS. Agent. Swedback Block. Bemidfi.
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eff by a dog that'attacked the mad
The mother, who became insane
through a religious mania, shows no
remorse for what she has done and
says it was a blood sacrifice.
Boy Suicides With Dynamite.
Moose Lake, Minn., Sept. 19.-While
Anton Suista, a farmer who lives
about twelve miles west of Moose
Lake, was returning home with his
family from a Polish wedding a boy
about thirteen years old, who was driv
ing, it seems did something that dis
pleased his father, whereupon the
parent punished the boy, made him
get out of the wagon and told him he
would get more when he got home.
The boy went to a neighbor and bor
rowed some dynamite, saying he want
ed to blow out some. stumps. He
went a short distance, dropped the
dynamite and threw himself on it inhis
time to be torn to pieces.
1*k iaS/ii ii/^e
DROWNS CHILD AND HERSELF
Woman Became Iniane by Brooding
Over Her Poor Health.
t^os Angeles, Cal., Sept. 19.-Driven
insane by brooding over her ill health
and the protracted absence of her hus
band in Iowa, Mrs. Anna Baker, thirty
one years old, left the home of her
brother-in-law accompanied by her
seven-ye^old daughter and proceeded
to the shores of Johnson lake in the
eastern part of the city limits, where
she hurled both herself and daughter
into the deep waters of the lake. The
woman left the following note:
"I want to save my dear little darl
ing from this world You will find us
in Johnson lake.
"Telephone to some freds of ours
in Streator, 111., and some one should
telephone from Streator to Fred that
father is sick. He should come to
Streator. Dfcn't telephone the folks
direct. Don't take me into anyone's
1st. Rexall" refers not to one rem
edy, but to about three hundred
each for some one particular purpose.
Nobody knows better than Th
United Drug Company druggists the
absurdity of the cure-all."
The chief ingredients of Mucu-Tone are
Gentian, Cubebs, Cascara Sagrada, Glycerine,
Gentian is recognized in medicine as one
of the greatest tonics ever discovered. It is
the foundation on which Mucu-Tone is built.
Gentian combines in high degree the tonic
powers of all the known bitters," with none
of the disadvantages applying to them.
Cubebs have long been recognized as a
specific in the treatment of all catarrhal condi
tions. Its action is prompt and its benefit,
almost invariable. In whatever part of the'
body the inflamed or diseased condition of the
mucous membrane exists, the use of Cubebs
has been recommended by the best physicians.
for many generations.
Cascara Sagrada is especially introduced for
its necessary laxative properties.
The combination of these with Glycerine
and Sarsaparilla makes Miicu-Tone a remedy
that attacks catarrh from every point, gradu
ally restores and rebuilds the diseased tissues
to their former health and strength, promotes
digestion and creates a normal appetite*
i Botdcsoc. \0M
Bald Three Hundred Chinese Drowned
v. Off Alaska.
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 19.An un
confirmed report has reached Seattle
to the effect that 300 Chinese have
been frowned in Bristol bay, Alaska,
So far no confirmation has been re
ceived, but the report is thought to
have some connection with the rumor
that an unknown ship was lost in
Iowa Man Is Pined $1,000.
Storm Lake, la., Sept. 19.-Hans
Peterson of Newell was fined $1,000
and costs in the district court by
Judge Coxie for selling liquor illegally.
This is his fourth similar offense.
BRIEF BITS dTNEWS
Louis Waterlin, the painter, is dead
HAVE ARRIVED IN TOWN.
No doubt you have heard of them. They are used
by several millions of people throughout the United
States, and we sell them to you with a guarantee
that if they are not* what we claim we will gladly
refund your money. One remedy for each human ill.
Some three years ago a number of prominent retail druggists realizing that a big change was to be made in the
proprietary medicine business, that the public demanded to know what the ingredients were of the preparations they
were advertising, and that a general reform was about to take place in proprietary medicine manufacturing and advertis-
ing formed a co-operative company to meet the public's demand. This company was.called The United Drug Co.,
of which the undersigned has become one of the two thousand members.
Our object was, first, to manufacture a line of prescriptions such as we had tried out in our stores and found to give
the very best of results and second, by owning our own co-operative manufacturing company we would be able to know
the exact formula of every preparation we were selling, thus enabling us to give to the public the very best remedies we
could find at actual manufacturing cost, plus a single retail profit.
This enabled The United Drug Company to escape the heavy charges for advertising and other expenses such as
have to be paid by proprietary remedies. What was most important, it insures safety and satisfaction to our customers,
because we druggists know just what we are selling.
A committee of experts was appointed who spent along time in testing the merits of more than two thousand form-
ulas and prescriptions recommended by the various druggists constituting the company.
From these, about two hundred were selected as being the best remedies known to medical science for the
cure, each of its particular ailment.
The exclusive rights to these remedies were then transferred to The United Drug Company, which has since manu-
factured them in its superbly equipped laboratories in Boston under the now famous name of" The Rexall Remedies."
The United Drug Company, which manufactures the Rexall Remedies, has already scored the greatest success ever
known in the history of the drug business.
Note, then, first of all, these facts:
2d. Each Rexall" Remedy is a test*
ed*and proved success, selected for
its conspicuous merit from many of
its class. All had established reputa
tions^ through their continued use by
physicians before: they became mem
bers of the Rexall family.
Three of the 300 "Rexall" Remedies, one for each human ill, are
FOR NERVES-AMERICANITIS ELIXIR
The Rexall Americanitis Elixir is a tonic
nerve food composed chiefly of free Phos
phorus, Glycophosphates, Iron Pyrophos
phate and Calisaya.
The wonderful results of this remedy are,
due to the fact that it supplies Phosphorus
to the nerve cells in a condition in which it
can be immediately and easily taken up by
them. It is the only known preparation in
which free Phosphorusthat is, Phosphorus
which remains indefinitely unoxidized is
.used., l- '.'^Jj\r
The Glycophosphates, actual nerve-tissue
builders, are one of the most recent and valu
able additions to the field of this branch of
medicine and unquestionably a more efficient
remedythan the well-known Hypophosphites.
The Iron Pyrophosphates is the most
easily assimilated form of iron which gives
tone, and color, and the combined alkaloids
of Calisaya Bark have a tonic effect on
almost all the functions of the body.
In compounding these various elements,
the very highest degree of pharmaceutical
skill has been employed. 75c. and $1.50 a
"Rexall" Remedies are found only in the stores of druggists affiliated with The United Drug
Companyonly one in each town and each backs up this "Rexall" guarantee printed on every pack-
age: "This preparation is guaranteed to give satisfaction. If it does not, come back and get your,
It belongs to vou, and we want you to have it." *$Mt^%&!
M. Gabriel, ex-governor of the "Isl
and of Martinique, is dead at Paris.
Martin Saturnys, a Chicago laborer,
fatally wounded his wife and then
killed himself. The cause of the
tragedy was a quarrel growing out of
the man's dissipated habits.
The International Association of
Bridge and Structurfl Iron Workers
decided in convention at Indianapolis
to continue their contest with the Na
tional Erectors* association.
The international chess masters'
tournament at Karlsbad, Bohemia, has
ended. The first prize was won by A.
Rubenstein of Russia. Maroczy won
second and Leonhardt third.
George C. Taylor, son of Moses Tay
lor, who was considered one of the
Wealthiest merchants of his time, is
dead at his home at Great River, L.
I., after being in feeble health several
years. He was about seventy-two
BARKER'S DRUG STORE
"U *y& &JjJfi &B-
3d. "Rexall" Remedies are sold at
low prices because they are free from
heavy manufacturing charges, jobbing
profits, and the heavy expense of being
advertised separately, as formerly.
/BALL *93* HAIR TONIC
^Tfie famous Rexall "93" Hair Tonic is
omposed in chief of Resorcin, Beta Naphthol
Resorcin is one of the latest and most effec
tive germ-killers discovered by a science, and
in connection with Beta Naphthol, which is
both germicidal and antiseptic, a combination
is formed which not only destroys the germs
which rob the hair of its nutriment, but creates
a clean and healthy condition of the scalp,
which prevents the lodgment and development
of new germs.
Pilocarpin is a well known agent for restor
ing the hair to its natural color, where the loss
of color has been due to a disease of the scalp.
It is not a coloring matter or dyeit produces
its effect by stimulating the scalp and hair
follicles to health and active life.
This combination of curatives mixed with
alcohol as a stimulant, perfects the roost effec
tive remedy for hair and scalp troubles.known ^TJMiyiA
the package we return,
to.you'--you'll oe agreeably sur
prised at the results of ou
of articler ap
parel. We clean everything from
the daintiest laces, gowns, gloves
and feathers to draperies, nbuae
nirmishings, etc., quickly and
satisfactorily and best of all at
trifling cost to you.
We pay return cxpreM en crier*
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