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OrV TIIK I.INK.
Tlm boyii stood np ln thn reading class
A dosen or so ar.d encli one said
ThRt lhoe at the foot should never pass,
Or flnd It easy to get up head.
Harrywas studlous) sowereJake,
Jlni, and Hobert, and Tom, and Jackt
yoi itin or bmlaess they mennt lo mskc,
And It would'l ilo to be ilull or slack,
"Ihere wasn't another lioy on tho llne
More anxlous than Jlmmy to keep hl place!
J'or to be at the head waa very ftne,
lltit to go down toot wss a sad dUgrace.
Tint Jlm dellglited ln game of ball,
I'olo, tcnnls, or tame croquct,
And his inlnd wss not on hl books at all,
When lio took hla place ln tlie class tliat day.
Twas his lurn to rend, and lio started cft
Wlth an alr attentlve a valn preltii'ei
For tlie boys aroiind hlni bcgan to cough
And nndge and ehuckle at Jlm's cxpense.
" You've sklpped a llne," whlspered generoui Ben,
Who oflen hod helped ln thl wny 1 efore.
You've sklpped a llne 1" shouted Jlni i and then,
Of couise, the school-room was ln a roar,
A down to the foot .Ilnt went that day
lle lcarned a lcsson tliat any dunee
Mlgbt have known s forwe'rc sure toftray
II we try to be ln two places at once.
Spott, when you sport, ln an earneft wayi
Wlth n merry heart and a clieerfnl face
llut when at your books thlnk not of your play.
Or else you'll certaluly lope yonr place.
Jostphinr. J'ollarJ.in llaipcr'i l'oung People
" Old Mrs. Sisnfras."
A 8I0RT Konlaors.
The air was veiy bweet in the woods.
A warm spring ind was blowing,and it
seenitd to brinj the sunshine with it
irom the bald, ahiuing hillside without,
into the damp, anow-spottcd duak of the
forest withiii. M she felt it, aamile broke
over the swarthy, toil-hardened face of an
old woman sitting on a log uuder the
" Surnmer i3 comit.g." sho spiid aloud,
and as though she weie juite iu 'the habit
of talking to lierself. ' Sururner, when
for a while there won't be word to chop
and lng, and it wou't be so hard to get
something to eat. I'vo earued enough
to-day," Hhe contluued, looking down
fondly into her apron aud aii old baaket
,vhich were filled with roots aftjd blossoms,
to keep nie a inonth in siWmer."
She poked the thinga in tbe bahket, and
a pleasant smeli of fresh eYirth and puu
gent roots rose froni thetn.
" But I must p," she continued, riaing
from the damp Jog on whuh she had been
aitting. "Not that aujbody cares whether
old Mrs. Sassafras comesor whether she
goes oh, no I They're Sill dead long ago
but tho boy and niayhe he is dead, too,
by this time. Oh, whau a life it is 1"
She sank dovsu again and covered her
face with her hauds;but the eound of
1resh young voioes, which juat then
sounded through the aitillness, tuused her
from her painful revev'te.
" AVhat luok I" critid one merry voice.
"Only a few liverwort blossoms, and a
half-dozen sickly Majy-flowers l Beautiful
May-baaketa we shall have I But perhaps
we can bu y some artificial ones at the
" The girls will git a plenty, I'll wager I"
said anotljier. "iiTit we've been everj1
where thiit 1 can tbink of, and nothing
deoent ia to be found."
Just tlAeu they spied the old woman
sutiug ori the mose-covered log, and niade
a simultikneous rush for her.
" Hull6, Mrs. Sasbafras 1" they cried,
with goid-ndtured f amiliai ity. " Got a
lot of sissafras, haven't you ? Give us
faome, dJj 1 And where can we fiud some
Alay-flowers ? Do hurry np and tell us I"
o'.H iMrs. isasbafnw gave them an indul-
geut srnile. bhe lovod every one of them
ior tho sake of her own dear boy, for
wnem sue nad siaved and denied lierself,
only, alas I to see him growing into a wild,
bad, uugrateful youtn, who had fiually
tewaraeu cer love and patienco by run
ning away to aea when he waa seveuteen
It bad been fire yeara since then, and she
naa Degun to despair o ever seeing him
gain ; but out ot a humble and honest
heart she lived her daily life, working
nara, ana neiping otners whenever she
had a chauce: lor the aoul of old Mrs.
Sassafras, though it was in a rough aud
homely body, was pure gold. The boys
ueverset theirdogson her, norsnowballed
iier. If one of them had dared to try such
a thing it would have gone hard with
Lim, for the person of old Mrs. Sassafras
was sacred. Aud, as she not only sold
-her roots and herbs for a price to the rioh,
aud to the doctors aud apothecaries in the
Jarge village some five milea distant, but
kept a stock coustantly on hand for those
who were poor aud needy like herself,
whom she was always willing to help, it
was no wonaer an tier neigbbors liked
ter, and that the boys brightened up the
aioment they spied her through the
' chinka " betweeu the trees.
Old Margaret Shehan, as "old Mrs.
Sa53afraa " really ought to have been
called, pulled out from her baaket wlth
kindly promptnesa a fresh-dug stick of
sassairas ana one oi iiag-root Ior each
boy, and then, shaking her sides with
auppresjed laughter, she opened her amon.
and showed them Mayllowers pinb, aud
dewy, and fragrant, till the boys shouted
" Where'd you get 'em ?"
" Oh, my 1 ain't thev snlendid Y"
" You bec the girla won't get any like
"Oh, hurry upl Where'd you find
" Vell," said the kind old ereaturo, re-
vucwuB uureeii, ifs agoodways, aud
you 11 have to crosa a swamp to get to
ihem j but they're there plenty ot them.
Dyehee that hill? AVell, just on the
otuer side of that hill u Benuett's ougar
iiouae, aud beyond the maple-trees, in
amoug the plues, about hlf-way down
the hill, you'il fiud some, you see I"
Margaret Shouan nodded with smiliug
aStllraUCa tO thn nmror liltln nrmim .
turued elamorously in the directiou that
ehe indicated, and, forgetting to thank
uer ju uieir exoitement, made oil with a
iush aud a Boramble for the " hill " and
" Benuett's sugar houae " j and there, to
be sure, where the pines were yielding up
sweet incen8e to the spriug suu, aud siug.
iug solemnly their everlasiing ehant, they
fouud even fluer aud dowier blossoms
than those y hich they had seen in old
"ira. Dassairas's aprou.
As thev fticked easerlv. rrathBrinr ?n
long, wandering sprays of thesby, preoious
wjuoduius, mey laiKea aoout old Margaret,
"Whafa ner uume, anyway V" said
llaroid Teraple, who had happened to
ht4r anu remember it, told him.
i " JJ' ho added, "They got to ealling
ner old Mrs. Sassafras beoauae she weut
out so much for roots and herbs ; and she
.um i uinm u, o mey Kept lt up. My
couunued llaroid. with tma tv..k n.
thuaiaam, "Isuppose ahe knows better
nucio io mg ior auaKeroot and orris and
ginseng and sassafma, and such, than any
" Sho cjgjana house for us evory spring
nna iau, isia anomer uoy, witn a conse
Then tbey ploked on sllontly for a few
"I say," crled llaroid suddonly, ns
though afbright thought had struok him.
' Let'a hhng her a Mavbasket tool l'll
venturo ia say she hasn't had a May-bas-1
ket for twentv years and moro too if '
she ever did I f' !
" Haien't got anything to put in it but
May-flawors, and sho's got a lot of them,"
said Tfani, doubtfully.
"I'l tell you I " exolaimed llaroid after
a moment's thought ; " lot's get a big bas
ket aud fill it with things for hor I That
would please her, I know ; and we'd tell
people about it, and they'd all give some
thiug, 1 know."
" So they would I " they all assented.
" We've got flowers enough now," said
one of tho boys pretty soon. " Let's go
homo and begin to fix old Mrs. Sassafras's
M'ty-basket; for it will taka quito a while
get it up in good shape."
as lt was now growiug ohilly, and tho
nadows showed that the sun was on the
horizon, the boys conoluded that they
would follow Ilarold's suggestion, so thoy
went raoing aud tumbling down the hill,
and were soon at the foot of it, and ou a
well-known road leading to thelr homes.
unoe tnere, their new proiect was re-
voaled to their elders. who reoeived it
with almost unanimous approval. Old
Margaret's invariable kinduess, hor neat
ness, her iudustry,. her loneliness, her
humility all combined to make her gen-
orany oeiovea, and "lt tno boys were
a-miud to get it up, why, they'd help."
So the boys went a head with considor
able spirit, and by the next night, which
was the time when the May basket was to
be presented, they had collected some
valuable articles for it to hold.
Mr. Siins, tho villaee store-keenar. had
presented the basket.
" She took care of mv two oirls manv n
night when they had the typhoid f ever,"
he said, " and never charged a cent for
doing it. I'm glad enough to do any- j
thing for her." And many others felt in ,
the same way.
it was tnought at first that a peck
basket would answer their purpose, but as
the contributions began to come iu a
bushel basket was substituted, and that ,
was heaped and runningover before night.
A dress, a good shawl and anron. a stout
pair of rubber boots in which to make .
ner way moie comfortablv about the .
swamps to collect her simples, groceries I
of all sorts, and an envelope coutaining a ,
sum of monev these were a oart of the
contents of the May basket. Oh, it was a I
gift to gladden the heart of a much more I
ambitious woman than old Mrs. Sassafras. .
Xhat night boys and eirls were stealine
very quietly about the village streets, and
many a quick jerk of a door-bill and i
rapid retreat of the ringer, proclaimed j
that some mossy basket, full of odorous
wild flowers, or perhaps Bomethiug sweeter
still to the heart of the average boy and
girl, had been huog on the door-knob of a
lavonte piaymate ; but the largeat com-.
pany of all was gathered near old Marcar-
et's humble cottage, on whose door-step,
shortly after nine o'clock, the May-basket
J. he dear old creature had been sittintr.
with her head in her hacds, beside her
fire, musing sorrowfully on her loneliness.
" Who is there," she thought, to care
for old Mrs. Sasafrasl To be sure,
they've kiud words for me, but if I should
tlie to-morrow, they would say only ' The
pity I' and go their waya. There's nobody
to diop a tear nor even a flower ou her
grave ; aud the boy I the boy may be at
the bottom of the sea by this time 1"
At this point in old Margaret's monrn
ful refleotions, she henrd a knock that
might well have awakened the Stven
Sleepers and she hurried to the door. A
candle flartd in the hand she held abovo
her head, while she kept the otber above
her eyes to shade them as she peered out
into the darknesa. Not seeing auybody
she was about to retire, with a half-im-patient
thought of the mischievous boys
who would call a tired old woman to her
door for nothing, when her eye caught an
imposiog white placard, black-lettered, ou
top of the basket. She held her caudle
down to it and read :
"A May-basket for Mrs. Sassafras,
with her Neighbora' Love."
"Ifs the boys, bleaa'eml" said old
Mrs. Sasaafraa with a happy grin, forget
ting all her doltful thoughts of a few mo
meuts before, aud she began to drag her
She was turning over its contents with
a pleased and bewildered expresaion upon
her face, aud with all sorts of murmured
ejaculatipns of love aud gratitnde upon
her lips, when she heard another knock,
and again flew to the door.
" What can it be ?" she said. " Two
callers on a poor, louely old lady like me
in one night I It never rains but it pours."
She opened the door, and the light fell
full on the figure of a tall, bronzad young
man. He stepped toward her, and she
uet tho candle down, as she looked with
pathetic, quivering eagerness into his face.
Then she gave a cry of joy, and fell into
his open arms.
" Mother, inother I" he said, while tears
couraed down his tanned and weather
beaten face. " l've been a bad, ungrate
ful boy ; but l'm doing well, mother, now,
and l've come back to livo with you, and
take care of you. Dou't cry, mother,
your boy loves you ; he's come back to
settle down and atay with you I"
Ah I that was a happy night in old Mrs.
Saaaalras' little cottage, andhow ashamed
she felt that she had had such hard
thoughts of the world I
The next day some of the boys met
their old frieud, and they couldu't resiat
saying, as she greeted them with a brigbt
sniile: "IIow did you like the basket,
Mrs. Sassufras V"
"Oh, boysl" she oried, "you 'raoat
broke my heart with your kinduess ; ju
deed you did. But the beat of it was,
your baaket brought my son following
right along after it my boy that's been
gone so many years." Kate Upron Clarke,
in Chrisiian Union.
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to a lady visiior, "do you belong to a
brass baud I" " Nomy dear." " I thought
you did." "Why did you, my childV"
" Becauae, mamma said you was always
blowing your own horn, and I thougnt
you must belong to the baud."
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having u wordy war with his nurBe. His
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going to be quiet or shall I come with a
bwitch 1" " Nover mind the switch, papa,"
respouded the youugater j " I can set her
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Bt are Inferlor only to oonanmntloa ln fatallty
Ir. Uruica' Hcurt Jieculator U a ppclila, rrice
$1, pcr bottlo, tlx bottlia for $&. by exprwa. Beai
Btamr foreuilncnt phyBlclani'tnatlseor theaodlsrasea.
Ih Xtrvmii Vnf.llmi W fltfItMti,
r.E. iKOiLts.Boln Aircnt lnAmcrlen, Concord, V. II,
nrfiold byallLondlnsDruarilstB.ua (3)
TVTOTICH. Ibe pirtneithlp uintr thenrm nnineof
X Katou llrolherlsdl.olvfilbyiniitualcouiient. AU
aecouun and debls of sild ftriu will berettled hyO.M,
Kiiton, who v.lllconllnue tlie bu.nes at the old stand,
All accouuts due the lale nrin must be tettlrd prouuHly,
O. M. KAIO.N,
M. U. KAII1N,
Walt-neld, Vt., June l, 1SS3. -!
A TESII'KIIANOE SONO.
Yon're tlred of the trlcks that aro old and valn,
Ho much the better for you)
You're wattlng for eunsbine after the raln,
fo murh the better for you
You're drank tlll your heart Is slck and sore,
Tlll hope has gone out and shut the door,
And jou now have resolved to drlnk no more
So much the better for you, "
You've looked ln the plt that ls black wllh sln,
Po much the brtter for youi
You've made ro your lulnd that you won't go In,
So much the uetler for you)
You've broken tlie bottle npon thc stones,
And put new Utc In the old dry bone
Yon've made an end to the chlldren's moans
o much the better for you,
You've bade an adleu to the soclal cnp,
So much tho better for you
You'll go for your mates and llf t thtm up,
to much the better for you
You'll blen the cause w hcse strength and power
Have come to the rcscne In tliH datk hour,
And made the eartli a beautiful bow er
So much the better for you, Sehctld.
Suffer mo to write iu all faonestv. not aa
a fdiilt fiuder, but as one who loves the
truth aud has been for long yeara endeav-
! r l ,i . . ,
oring io miu tuo same ana vaiK tuerein.
After what you have written aud kuowo.
it need uot uo aaid to you that Iowa is
pasainc throush one of the eeverest bat-
tlea ever known, and although the gov-
oruor mid juuges do not buu Uie tempet-
ance peoplu ln tneir way ot Settling Itiib
great question, the battle nevertheless ia
being tought, aud faith in God gives us
to eeo a great victory eomewhere ln tbe
future. 1 wish not now to epeak so much
r . l. : i ..c : . . . ....
vi tu cu ui iuvcLui.ierance in urniK as
one of Its trlbutftrie?. My horne has been
in Iowa for nearly iifty years, ar.d I am
now in my tbirtVMecoud lu the ttiiiflrant,
.miuistry. I have had some ojiportunity
pi Kuowmg ot what I opeak. My themo
is tobacco ; not a favorable one 1 adinit,
aud yet this is inore iu the way of our
success both in the church and sute than
many are willing to concede. The physi
cian who said "his patient could have
been eaved had he not poisoned his sys
tem with tobacco," told a great trutb, aud
it may apply in more waya than one. At
Clear Lake, last year, a reformed iuebrl
ate said " if he should indulge in the.use
of tobacco, nothing could save him from
a drunkard's grave." AVhat I am writing
iB uot bo much lor the aged as the young.
For the last lew years my mind has been
deeply impressed by wnat I have wit
nesoeU iu our revival meetings, and the
special tffect of the workings of tho lloly
Spirit upon the minds of young men un
der the influeuce of this powtsrful nar
cotic. After yeata of cloae observation,
1 give it as n.y deliberate opiuion, that
a man upon wbose heart the Spirit
has deeply moved, haa only to ful his
mouth witn the weed, and ooon ha will
aucceed in stifliug tho most puugent
couviction. He may pasa though the
rival apparently as unmoved as a otone,
and even laugu and jeer at what at
firBtwas serious matterwith him. There
would be to me some relief, but for
the f act that ministers and meiubers aauc
tion by their own practice thia evil. A
whcle year waa passed upon a chargo
where faithful work was doue atonepoiut,
where the class leader and superintendent
of the Sunday-school both iudulged in the
almost constant use of tobacco, tollowing
the practice of a former pastor. This
may not have been the most potent hin
drance, but such were the facts, that not a
soul was couverted duriug the year. My
observation is this, without an ezceptiou,
that where the leading men indulge in the
use of tobacco it is about useless to try to
have a revival of God's work. If bouIs
are converted, they aoon dwindle into com
paratively nothing. L believe that God uot
ouly wanta his people to have cleau hearta,
but cleau mouihs as well. I have known
men to be couverted on charges where I
have beeu pastor, that before or soon after,
gave up the tobacco, aud were soou men ot
great power iu the church and in the world:
others I have kuown tqually clear in their
conversion, that comuieuced to trouble
about their tobacco, and fiually held on
to the same, and iu a little time were
either backalidden or of little uae in the
cnurch or commuuity where they lived.
Jesus says, " If auy man will come after
me, let lnu deuy hiuibelf and take uu his
crois and follow me." Think of Pnul, or
xeier, or donn, or desus uslng tobacco j
or think of auy of them caliinp it a
filthy habit, aud they were sorry ior it j"
aud then adding they cuuld uot break olf
irom tne Bame, tnough it should poisou
scores.ot young men around them. Our
great state boasts of her wealth. lt has
always been so, but the evil ih this : It
haa acoumulated in the pockets of the
young men, aud ihey aeek an ontlet
through their mouth, to the deatruction of
both soul and body. These inleta and
outlets to deatructiou must in some way
hu rt.,a.l .... 'PK.. T 1 1 . . . j
Liqnor Drauk ln IlUudis.
The Inltr Ocean after n thnrniinh Aafl
mate from ataiiBtica and reports ot other
vjnua buu uu luvestigauou Dy an accu
rate reuorter of Chicaro
lation that tho lutal cust of liquors drauk
iu llliuoia exceeds 00,000,000 per annum.
Chicago has oue lioeuaeU oaloou to everv
ouo huudted aud sixty luhabitauts. Bad
as 18 the record, it has not so bad a bLiotv
iug as Builalo, N. Y., which has one li
Ceiised naluon ti, hvmi v nitiHr.v.iv i.ihutti.
. j j uaA mual
tauta, aud Kew York oue lor every oue
huudred and thiriy-bve mnabitauts. i'if ty
eight hign-iiceuse towus of Illiuois, witn
a uiuiaiiuu Ui iOUjUUV, COUtaiU IOUf UUU
dtea aud oue saiuuuo, or oue lo every foui
uuudred aud seveuty luhabitautu. What
wouia be the growth aud prosperity of
iuio uuuie Di.aie uui ior mtemperauce (
PnoniumoN has oecome a inatter of
ouaiueob witn the Misaouri racilio Hail
road (JomUdUV. IuvestiLrntionN nr hiHuu,
tero, whicuhave bi.eu alaimingly irequeut
ot late Vcara. hIiow thnr. m ,.,j,.v
they wete due to theuseof lntozicuts by
mo inmuau euipioyes, auu me compauy
has uow issueU a puremptory ordur tuat uo
oue who uoes lutoxluauts at all, eilher
wnne ou or ou uuty, Bhall remain iu its
employ. Evangelist Mcuetiger.
Tiik temperauce wave ls coustantly
widouing Us oirole. lt will yet touch
tveiy bhure. Out ot Egypt a voice speaks.
Ihe people oi Calro uuvo asked Kaglaud
ior a ouuauie peraou lo oigauizj a lem
perauco movemeut iu L,jpt. Ljt the
uicuita ol the good oauso uiauk (jjd, aud
USe courage. Victory ls aasuied.
II alch luwtr.
Dit. IlowAitb Unoaiiv oaja iut no rob
beuoa have ever Ocv,u tquai to the ruuber.
iea of tno poor couiuil.teil Dy the liquoi
dealura. Aud Ihia ia moderatu I)r.nr,,.ii
wno boasu mat ne speaka calmly on thia
A Voice from tlie People
The Greatest Curative Success of the Age,
Xo medlclne Introduced to the pnb'.lo bai
ovor met wlth the nucceas Bccordod to Hop
lllttors. It standa to-day the bost known cura-
tlve nrtlcle ln the world. Its marveloua re-
nown ls not due to the advertislng; It has re
celved. It la famous by reason o( Us Inheren
vlrtues. It doca all that ls clalmed for lt.
1.1 the most liowcrtul, apeedy and eflectlvo
ngont known for the bulldlng up oi deblllUted
systems and gcneral famlly medlclne,
Wissiom, Foraytho County, N. C, March 1J, l JM,
Oenti t1 deslre to express to you my thanks for your
wonderful llop Jlltteri. I was troubled wlth liyspeptlA
for Ove years prevlous to commeuclng the ute ot your
liop Jlltters some slx months ago. My cure has been
wutideiful. lampastorof tbellrst Metboiliftt Cburcn
of this place, and my wbolecongregatlon can teetlly to
the great vlitue of your bltters.
Very respectfully, Itsv. II, Fxaian,
liociiKsiiR, X. Y March 11, 1930,
llop IHtteri Co. . I'lease accept our grateful ac
knowleclgeinent Ior the llop llltters you were to klnd
to douate, and which weie such u benent to us. We are
so bullt up wlth lt we leel young agatn.
OLD Ladiis or TUE llosis VI IUZ FBIIXDLiei.
VtHkVxs, Wls., September 21, 13M.
Oenti ; 1 have tuken not uutte one bottle of tbe llop
nitters. 1 was a feeule old man of seventy-elgbt when
1 got lt. To-day 1 am as actlve and feel as well as 1
did at thlrty. 1 see a great many that ueed such n med
lclne. 1). Koict.
It you have a slck frlend, wbose life ls a burden,one
bottle ot llop llltters will restore tliat frlend to perfict
health and bapplnets,
DKADroKD, I'enn,, May 8, 1991,
It has cured me of several dloases, sucha; penous
ness, slckuess at the stomach, inontU? troablei, etc. 1
have not seeu a slck day sluce l Uh.K ilop llltters.
tVANSviLtx, Wls,, iant 21, J55;,
Gentlemeni-Xomiattuis has had oue-haU Ihe lale
Iiere and glveu such unlversal eatlstactlon as your llop
llltters have, We take pleasute ln speaklng tor thelr
welfate, as every one who trles them ls well eaUitWi
wlth thelr results. Several such reiuatkable cures hare
been made wlth tbeiu here that there are a nuuiber ot
earnest workeis ln tbe llop llltters caute. Oue person
gatned eleveu pounda f ruiu taklng only a few bottles.
biillll A loi,
Hat Cht, Mlch., February 3, 19511.
llop Bitttrt Companuil thlnk It mrdutv to send
you u recoiumeuu tui n,e benttu of any person wlshlug
lo know whether llop tlitieis aregouU oruut. 1 know
they are good for geueial debiiuy aud indlgteiluui
eiruiiglhen the neivous systeiu anu umke new ilte, 1
ivcuuiiucuu luy pauenis lo ue luim.
lia. A, I'LAti, lieatrr ot Chronlc Dlseases,
ai'i'imoE, Wls., January, 1390.
I heaid ln my nelehbothooa that your Uou Itltleis
was Uolng sucu a greal deal ut good aluoug tbe sick aud
atlllcttd ttumob every klnuot uise&se, anu as 1 hu
ueeu iiouuieu ior niieen yeais wun neuraigia ana all
kinds ol rhcumatic coitiptainti and kidue troubie, 1
tooa one bottle accuiunjg lu miectiuus. lt atouceuia
me u great ueal ot good, und 1 useU luur Oottles more.
I aui uii old man, but am now as well as 1 cau wisu.
'Iheieaie seveuor eight laiiuiies lu our place usuigiiop
hitteis lei their lamuy uieuicnie, ana aie bowelt au
UeU with It they wui use uu other. One lady here has
been hediluueu lor yeais, ls well anu dolug her work
Irom tbe use oi three oouies, hkUKABi) U1IBEC&,
What it Did for an Old Lady.
CosnooiOK StATiox, ". Y December 33, 1979.
Otntt : A uumber ot people had been uslng your Ult
teu here, and wlth uiatked effect. A lady ot over
seventy years had been slck tor the past teu yeais j she
had not tx.en able to be around, slx luuuths ago she was
htlplesi. Uer old teinedles, or phjsli.laus being of no
avU, 1 seut lorly-flve lulles aud got a bottle ot Uop lllt
ters. lt had such an effect on her that she w as able to
dress heiself and walk about the house. Atter taklng
two botUes inore, she was able to take care of her owu
room and walk out to ber nelgbuor's,and has lmproved
all the tttne sluce. My wlfe and chlldreu also have de
rivea great benehi from thelr use.
W, 11. Uatuawai, Agent U. S. Express Co,
Honest Old Tim.
UoaiiAM, Ji. 11., July 11, 1379,
Genti: Whoever you are, 1 uon't know; but 1 Uuak
the Iajiu, and leel graielul to you to know that lu tuis
wuiiuof auuiterateu meUlemcs ihere ls oueouuipuuuu
llial piovn and do all n adveritses to uo, auuuioie.
r our years agu 1 bad a siikLi shuck ot ual, wbhJi uu
ueivtu meivauch an exteut that the itant ei.uteuieot
would make ui suake like the ague. hask May 1 wa
umuceu lo iry llop llituis. 1 uid uno oottie, uut dui
uot see any cliaugei auutner ulu o cuange nu neives
that they uia uo a. sleady as Uie ever ere. 11 Ued
lo take uoUi hauus lo wiue, but uow my good nghthaua
wriies ilus, Auw, 11 you couimue tu lutuulaklure as
bouei auu good au aruuio aa you do, yuu wui acouuiu
late an bouest louuue, aud couler the glealest blessulK
ou jour leuuw-lueu tliat waa eouiericd ou luankliid.
Anna Maria Krider, wife of
Tobias K. '
C'liAUBiasBCSG, July 15, 1979.
This is tolet people kuow thut 1, Anua Marla Krider,
wit.ot loDlas Kuuer, am now past seveuty-tuur leaia
ot age. My ueaiiu u..s Ueeu very Uad toruiau, iears.
1 waa tiouoleu wuh weakueas. uad cough, Ujspepsia,
great deuuitj anu cuuatlpalion ut the howela. 1 Has ao
uiuerahle 1 cuuld eat uuihiug. 1 heaid ol llou liuiers
aud waa resoiicd lo try tnm. 1 have oulj uea tnree
buiiie,aud 1 leelwunuenuigood.wellaiid airougasaui.
My ouwela ale leguiat, niy apjwuu, guod, auu cuu.h
gone. 1 uiiuk it uiy duiy to lei me peopio know buw
uad l waa aud what the uiediciue naa i duue lur me. so
they caueuie thcuiaelves wuh n. asna Mauu,
My wlfe was troubled tor years wlth blotches, moth
paicuta, Ijeekiea aud puuples ou her face. which ueariv
auuuyeu ihe i,le oui ol her. ahe speut Ljauu.rt ou
tne luuuaand mtaiiiu.e ( V; cuits, with wtbing but m"
junuua rflecu. a lady ineud, ol SyracuYe, . Y.,' who
"I"""-" aud bad bn curea wim
ilup lihieia, luduceu her to try u. one boitle has
jitt laoeaa.iuoutn.lairaud sult as a thlldts auiUg
hei .uch hea.ih tuat n .etuis aluiu.t a miricle" Mwr
A AlaUU.H Ol' CANalllAS 1-ABLIAMISI. '
A Rioh Lady's Experience.
I traveled all over Europo and other forelm conniMM
at a ooat ot thousauds ol uollars lu search oi hSSS
A Ladi, Augueta, Me.
My mother says llop Bltters ls the onlv thlne that wtlt
Bewaue! of the vlle, poisonous whUkey blt
tera wlth the wotd " Hop " ln thelr narue, old
lu vlolation ot the U. S. Uw, by eyll-doenj oa
the tredlt ol Hop Bittern-the best of inedlclnes,
which have a green cluster of hops on the white
label, and Bold by all dtugglata and the Hop
Bitterg M'l'g Co Rochester, N. Y.
In tho W'holo Ilistory of
No preparation haa ever performed such
marvellous cures, or niaiutainctl so
wlde a rcputatlon, as Aykii's CiiF.nuY
1'r.cToiiAL, which is rccognlzcd aa tho
world's remccly for nll dlseases of tho
tliroat nnd lungs. Its long-contluued
scrlus of woinlorful curea ln nll cll
inatea has made lt unlversally known
aa a safo nnd rcllablo agent to employ.
Againat ordlnary colds, which are tho
forerunuers of moro serious dlsorders,
it ncts speedlly nnd surely,, always re.
llevlns suffering, and ofteu saviug ltfe.
Tho protectlon it nll'ords, by Ita tlmely
use lu throat and chust dlsorders,
makes It nn iuvnlunble rcmedy to bo
kept always on hand in every home.
No porson can nil'ord to be without lt,
nnd those who have once usetl lt never
will. From their knowledgo of Iti
composltion nnd operatlon, physiclaus
use tho Ciii'.UKY rr.CTOitAL extenalvely
in tliclr practice, nnd clergymcn reconr
meiul it. lt is absolutcly certaln in
lts healing ellL'cta, aud will always
curo where cures are possiblo.
For salo by all drugglsts.
Makes l'nictlcal Arlthmetloeaay for aU. SlinpU
lles the ait of oompubitlon, and euables every
l'armer and Tradesnwi to make ourreot and lu
atiintantoua calculatlons In U thelr buslness traos.
actlons. I woith IU welght ln gold to every one qulck
in ngurea. lt U neatly priiilc.1, elegantly bound, ac
coiupanlwl by a Hmiiwaiilr Dlary. SmcAti Slate,
I'kkrkiCAi. Calendar and Vaivabi.k l'm ket llook.
Morocon, 1. tfeut o.tpld ou reoelit ot prloe,
Anonts wnntMl. Sells rapldly, Address
KHEU 1.. HUNT1NOTON,
M-'9wc' Miiloue, New York,