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Brooklyn Woman Afflicted With This
Bare and Remarkable Disease.
Afflicted with a raro disease, olc
jlantiasis, which gives no sign of
abatting. Mrs. .Jullictto I'nlt is confined
in the King's County hospital,
Itrooklyn, her body slowly but surely
increasing in sue. She now woighs
:2f pounds and is daily gaining
Physician ft the hospital doelaro
U H tho most malignant and remark,
able caso of elephantiasis thut has i
brought to tho attontion of tho
medical fratornitv. Kvcry top in
the progress of tho disease, the
hourly condition of tho woman, her
action and moods, and a complete
hintory of tho oaso arc being carefully
noted and kept for the benefit of tho
Her skin resembles that of an ule.
pliant. It is thick, hard and coarse.
It is said to bo so much liko that
of au elephant that it would be difficult
to tell tho difference. During
the last two years she has increased
in weight from U5U pounds to 5:1.').
The doctors doolare she may weigh
more than half a ton in ton years.
Heforo Mrs. Kelt was attacked by
tho disease she weighed about 141)
pounds. Sovon years ago sho experienced
an itching sensation in the
left leg. Somo days later tho itching
ceased, but it was followed by a
slight swelling. Kvory month sho
noticed tho swelling was greater aud
it was aceomprniod by pain.
Presently she began to got very
hoary. She wok on weight rapidly
on the body, arms and legs. The
face was not aflcotod. TJio body and
the legs loomed to inorcaso in size
correspondingly. For a long time
Mrs. Felt assumed sho was merely
increasing in weight from natural
cause;. She could not aooount for
the twitching and pain in lior body.
When Mrs. Felt weighed herself
two years ago aud found she tipped
the beam at -150 pounds, sho beoamo
worried. Sho started to tako patent
mediation in tho hopo that her weight
would be redwood. Sho also diotcd
herself, refraining from eating all
starchy foods. Hut it had no
ctloot. Tho increase in weight
was accompanied by the pronouncod
hardening of hor skin, it also boini;
very coarso and hoavy. She oould
not move about now except without
great difficulty. She now sufforod
terribly from pains of tho body. Her
head ached continually. She oould
gain relief only whon lying down.
A woek ago, when sho ws unable
to stand on her feet at all, a
diagnosed her caso as that of
elephantiasis. Ho suggested hor
to a hospital. Her daughters,
who arc wealthy, wished to send hor
to a privato institution, but at uone
of them woro there any facilities or
accommodations for such a case. Tho
Kings Couuty Hospital was the only
institution capabloof accommodating
A privato ambulance convoyed her
to tho hospital last Sunday night.
Twelve men carried her from the ambulance
into tho building, The task
was especially difficult because the
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woman had to be handled with great
caro and much tenderness, as tho
slightrst jolt to her. Nearly half an
hour was consumed in gotting hor
into tho institution, Mrs. Folt suffered
much while being carried from
tho elevator to a privato ward on tho
Two stout iron bodn wero put aido
by side. Three mattresses wero
plaecd on tho beds.
Thoro Mrs. Felt is now rosting,
Everything possible has been dono to
render hor position comfortable Sho
finds it unbearable to lio long in one
position and consequently movosfrom
side to side.
Tho size of Mrs. Fell's body is a
marvel cvon to the doctors at the
hospital. Kaeh of hor legs aro as
largo in circumference as the chest
of a well developed man. Her arms
aud hands aro huge, too. It is possible
that her face may yet bo at.
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Dry and dusty.
John Duvall is having a frame
0. M. Kskcw is building a barn
on his farm.
(Jrandvil Slaton and family visited
friends on Piuey.
Several persons have begun to
make molasses hero.
Lonnio Paris and wifo visited G.
W. Horning, Sunday.
Old man Massoy and sons aro cutting
hickory timber through here.
Our sohool is progressing nicely
with Miss Jennie Clements as teacher.
Mrs. Will Landhain of Columbia
mines visited F.J. Thurman, Sunday.
W. II. Thurman and family
Mrs. John Hughes of Mattoon,
G. W. and Oscar Arflax arc building
aud repairing some houses at
the Momphis minos.
J. C. McMican and wife visited
his daughter Mrs. Will Murry Satur-day
at Going Springs.
Whilo goiug to Will Fritts last
woek Clay Fritts and wifo was badly
bruised up by tho overturning of his
buggy. Mrs. Fritts had hor arm
broken and was severely bruised.
Was a man of nerve-but sickness
loft its mark and he became aged before
his time. Sickness is often
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regulate your liver and give you
health. Mrs, Cnrrio Austin, Hollon,
Kan., writes: "I consider Hcrbine tho
beat medicine I ever heard of. I am
never without it." Sold by J. II.
"Ship 27 Babies' Wichita Writes to
Minneapolis, Minn., Sspt. 2f.
Tho published statement that the
babies' homo of tho Humane Society
is overcrowded and that tho managers
aro in a quandary has brought
a letter from Mrs. George Ilodsmi, of
Wichita, Kan., who writes in effect;
"Send a lot of thorn here."
Mrs. Hodson says Wichita stands
ready to provido for all of them.
Right in Mrs. Hodson's own neighborhood
and amoug hor particular
friends, whom she could vouch for,
thcro woro places lor twenty-seven
babies and more especially girl babies.
"Why," says the lady in her letter,
'do you know, the polico matron
here had a girl baby to give away a
little whilo ago and sho received sev.
"You can fix up your babies and
send them along as soon as you like,"
Mrs. Hodson concludes.
Out of Sight.
"Out of sight, out of mind," is an
old saying which applies with special
force to a sore, burn or wound that's
been treated with Ducklen's Arnica
Salve. It's out of sight, out of mind
and out of existence. Piles too and
chilblains disappear under its healing
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Miss Hulah MoMastcs visited in
Tolo last week.
Miss Granois Ilooucr is attending
school at Marion.
W. C. Urasloy, of Eord's Ferry,
was in our midst Sunday.
Mr. Jossio Morris of Parrsvillo
passed through hero Sunday.
Mr. G. T. Holt and family visited
John Hotts family, Sunday
School is progicssing nicely under
tho management of Mrs. Porry.
Dr. Jossie Mooro and llroihor Milton
was hero ono day last week,
Miss Nell Hoover was the guest of
Miss Pearl Sullongcr Saturday.
Mr. Charlie Sloom and mother
relatives in Illinois last week.
Ermy Sullouger was tho pleasant
caller of Miss Kthel Whito, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bcttis was
the guest of Mr. S. Sullongcr, Sunday.
Mr. Hugh Mooro's family visited
the homo of Mr. J. P. Sullongcr
Mrs. Mary Gray is visiting her
daughter Mrs. Jodio Champion of
Lola this week.
Mr. Charlie Hoover and sister Nell
visited their sister Mrs. Minnie
Grimes of Marion, Monday.
Tho Stork, visited tho home of Mr.
Lago Highficlds Saturday night and
loft with them a fine girl,
Ulantcn Wiggins is getting out
some very fine zinc on tho S. S.Sul
lenger property near here.
Mr. and Mrs. Jennie Hclmcar and
son Willie, of Dawson, is visiting
relatives here at present.
Mrs, Ktha Tharp and Deo
attended the wedding at Mr.
Hradys Tuesday night.
Mr. F. P. Woolscy sold his farm
to S. S. Sullongcr last week and is
going to move to Ford's Ferry soon.
They arc talking of running a new
telcphoue line through from Irma to
Ford's Ferry and also to Hcrrin Bros,
Mrs. Kthel Hrint who has bocn
visiting relatives in Missouri for some
time returned to hor home here last
Mossrs. Joe Williams and Clifton
Swauagan and Sam Hracy was in our
midst Sunday. Hurrah for the Ford
Mr. and Mrs. William Tharp was
called to sec their brother Mr. Tobe
Tackwell last week near Marion who
was very ill.
Mr. Joo Williams and Clifton
Swanagan and Misses Kthel White
Uortha Sullongcr made a flying trip
to Tolu Sunday evening.
Last Saturday night tho residence
of Mr. W. L. Hoover caught fire by
accident and was entirely burucd before
tho fire could be checked.
Mrs. Hartley Sullmar was called to
the bedside of her sistor Mrs. Lem
Watson of Lole, last week who was
very ill but is improving at this
Messrs. Jim Farmer and Clarcnco
Thompson and Blanten Wiggins and
Sheridan, was in Irma Sunday evening.
Come back again boys, you
aro as welcome as the flowers in May.
Mr. Kbb Sullingcr of this place aud
Miss Charly Bracoy, of Fords Fcary,
was united in marriage last Friday
cvoniog at tho bride's home. Wo
wish them a happy and successful
journey through life.
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Youthful Driver Dragged to Death.
Hopkinsvillc, Ky., Sopt. 23 A
boy named Hancock, aged cloven
years, a son of Mrs. James Hancock,
was killed at Lafayotto yesterday by
falling from a wagon. When he
was found ho was being dragged,
having becorao fastened in tho gearing.
Ho was driving alono at tho
time of the accident.
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I iTii. yyuiiaiii iuiiai5
In a certain western
town lives ft gentleman
whoso nnmo is William
Dollar. They call hira
Dollar Bill when they
get funny. But Mr. Dollar
is ft dignified, enterprising,
Not every Dollar
Bill is a good citizen.
Many of them aro prono
to ignore tho claims of
their own community
and run uway to a big
city to bo apent. Mirny
millions of Dollar Bills
have left tho smaller
towns for tho overgrown
cities this present year of
BTow many Dollar
Bills have gono out of
TITIS TOWN loft
homo and gono to some
big city, never to return ?
Every time a Dollar
Bill leaves town it takes a two-cent stamp with it, for it goes
to a Mail Order Store. That helps the postmaster a little,
but it doesn't help the local merchant. It means just so
much less trado for him.
The Women Happy ?
I ' W&. i J
" A "V. -" -.
Shopping by Mail is
vastly unsatisfactory to
There isn't a woman
in nhristendom or in
Islam who doesn't prefer
ton times over tho
trip through a storo to
tho trip to tho postoffice.
Why, Lord bless
their .hearts, the ladies
love to shop I It's just as
unsatisfying and artificial
to shop by mail as to
make love by mail and
u. .'a the limit.
E t, while the women
. t walk through
' ie nf bargains, thoy
I v.v aUo to read about
tho bargains. When a
newspaper comes to tho
house, which page does
tho woman peruse first?
Tho page with the biggest
shopping ads. Sure
thing ! Won't fail one time in ton. Test it and see.
In communities whero tho merchants don't advertise
big enough to tompt tho women, what happens? Tho Mail
Order Catalogue comes along, full of attractive ads., with
prices put down in black and white. Tho women read tho
catalogue; thoy aro tempted by the bargains offered; they
send their money by mail.
Thus they miss nine-tenths of tho glory and joy of
shopping. But what olso can the poor ladies do ?
Now, Mr. Merchant of Our Town, be good to
the ladies. Give them some interesting reading
matter. Print some of your bargains in your home
paper. Put the prices there in black and white.
BE GOOD TO THE LADIES AND YOU'LL BE
Isn't it really a pity to doprivo tho ladies of ono of their
supreme delighte shopping, seeing things, inspecting
Which means just so much less cash circulating
in this community.
Which means just so much more social and
Which means the stunting of the town's
growth just to that extent.
If you could figuro up tho Dollar Bills that leave town
in this secret manner, liko taking French leave which you
can't you would know just how much tho town is stunted
by indulgence in this mail order stunt.
If these Dollar Bills wero really good and enterprising
citizens thoy would stay at homo and circulate around, helping
How many of YOUR Dollar Bills tako tho midnight
express out of town on tho Envelope Route ?
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