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A Story of Early Days in Michigan.
UY II. U. JOHXSON'.
11 1 .1. UIIAXTON.
av Ca-sar trembled and was nlmost
reads' to drop from exhaustion when lie
was 'unharnessed from the sled and led
into his stable.
His body was covered with foam, and
great drops of sweat dripped from his
body and spattered upon the ground be
neath him: but Pat placed him in his
stall,. covered him with warm blankets
to protect him from taking cold after
his severe exertion, and rubbed down
his limbs with a thick cloth, seasoning
his employment with such exclamations
as: t.ood fellow! Ye're a broth of a by
Saser! Bad lurk to anything that ex
pects to git the betther of ye whin ye
stretches yersilf out to it! Lightnin'
itsilf cuddent pass ycz, on a straight
These and many other expressions of
praise and commendation "the voluble
Irishman bestowed upon the horse, not
withstanding" the wolves had clearly
outrun him and in a minute more would
have eternally imiittcd him for any fur
ther display of his racing qualities; but
,iy I'a'.sar seemed tolisten complacent
ly to it all. and expressed his gratitude for
the eonrpliments lavished upon him by
Pat, by a low whinny of satisfaction.
Julian and Carrie, now that the peril
was past, almost succumbed to there
action which came over them, and be
came so weak from the nervous mental
strain to which they had been subject
ed, that they were hardly able to walk
into the house; but a warm supper that
was already prepared for them, and a
glass of wine each which they were per
suaded to swallow, soon infused
strength into them; and with the return
of bodily strength came their wonted
vivacity of spirits, and ere the meal was
finished they were talking and laughing
merrily over their race and light with
Julian pictured in the most vivid
manner, the way in which ihe wolves
somersaulted when struck plumb in
the head by the bullets from the well
aimed rille in the bauds of Carrie; but
the fact is, Julian was gifted with an
extraordinary imagination, and upon
this imagination be depended solely for
the vivid description of the scenes he so
graphically pictured; for each time Car
rie fired, his eyes were intently fixed
upon his horse and the road in front of
him. and he only knew what was tran
spiring in the rear from the sound of
shots and the snarling of the wolves as
they tore the yet quivering (lush from
the bones of their stricken comrades.
Hut thev could not repress a thrill of
horror when they realized how near
they had been to a horrible death; and if
fervent thanksgivings ever ascended to
the Almighty for Ilis protecting power,
they did from every member of that
household on that night.
Julian expressed some regrets over
his broken gun, but the ingenuity and
mechanical skill of himself and Pat
soon repaired the damage, and the rille
was as good as ever.
Hut days passed on and the events of
that night ceased to be the absorbing
topic of conversation.
The "Winter passed away and Spring
One day, Pat was working alone in
the woods. Mr. La Vergne and Julian
being employed in digging the ground
about the house and planting garden
seeds. Pat was engaged in chopping
down a larue tree, when a voice near
him attracted his attention.
Leaving his ax where lie had just sent
it quivering into the body of the tree
Pat turned quickly to meet the gaze of
a thick-set, bushy-haired and bushy
bearded man apparently about thirty
five years of age. who had been stand
ing just behind him.
Pat did not remember ever having
met the man before, but the look that
came into his eyes as lie quickly survey
ed the stranger from head to foot, plain
ly indicated his opinion of the man.
Pat possessed but little book knowl
edge, only enough to enable him to
spell out a few of the simplest words in
print and writing, and just enough pen
manship to be able to make a hideous
looking scrawl which he proudly as
serted to be his autograph, but which
even Horace (jreeley with his inde
scribable chirography would have pro
nounced the unmistakable handiwork
of genius; but he possessed that rare
quality which in the lower animals is
denominated instinct, i . I which is of
ten a surer guide to fallow than even
reason trained by knowledge and obser
vation. There was something repulsive in the
appearance of the man. and the first
feeling Pat experienced upon seping
him was not unlike that which would
have been produced had he suddenly
discovered himself in close proximity
to a coHed rattlesnake.
However, l'at returned the stranger's
salutation in as affable a manner as he
could, and waited for him to open the
conversation. After the space of a minute during
which the two men eyed each other
closely and with looks which plainly be
tokened that neither was possessed in
the other's favor, the stranger's stern
countenance relaxed and ho smiled, (a
smile that was little more than a ciwica
ture,) and spoke;
"Don't know me, I s'poseV"
Pat replied that he had not that hon
or, and might truthfully have added
that he did not crave it, but prudenco
prompted him to withhold the latter
part of the assertion.
"Well then," pursued the stranger by
way of introduction, "my name is Hrax
ton. Hill Hraxton they call me; and al
though I may not be the handsomest
man in this here woods, I'm pretty good
wood. Can ye say the same for yerself,
young fellow? Hut I s'pose ye can, at
least the first part of it," he added be
fore Pat could reply, "fur I s'pose ye
knmo as well as I can sec, that old Moth
er Xatur' didn't strain herself a hand
somiif up yer face."
"Pat replied by stating that ho did
not believe either of them would ever
be so unfortunate as to be hung for their
beauty, and added that he did not con
sider there was any analogy between
himself and a block of wood, but that
he believed himself to be pretty good
flesh and bone and blood and muscle,
although he was altogether too modest
to openly boast of it.
The stranger saw at once that he had
not succeeded in making a favorable
impression upon the Irishman, and he
left off exchanging compliments, and
proceeded upon another "tad;" as nau
tical men would say.
"HeenlivhY long in the woods?" he
"About a year," replied Pat.
"Vou ain't Mr. La Vergne, are ye?" he
Pat replied that he was not, but was
employed by that gentleman, and lived
with his family.
"O. I've heerd of ye," said Hraxton.
"Hut I've never had the pleasure of
meetin' ye before. Hut now we've got
a bit acquainted, I hope we shall meet
often and know each other better. Hut,"
he added as he saw that Pat cast fre
quent glances in the direction of his ax,
and appeared anxious to resume the
employment in which he had been in
terrupted, "I wont keep ye from yer
work any longer. I was on my way to
git acquainted with Mr. La Vergne as
I hain't run across him yet since he's
lived here, and bein' such nigh neigh
bors, livin' but about fifteen miles from
here myself, it's about time we knew
each other. Hy the way, I understand
he's got a line-lookin' daughter, and as
I'm sometliin' of a judge of calico. I
want to strike up an acquaintance with
the young lady. Good day." And lift
ing the gun upon which he had been
leaning during the conversation, he
placed it upon his shoulder and started
away in the direction of Mr. La Vergne 's
l'at stood looking at him for a few
moments, and as he disappeared from
view among the trees, he muttered to
himself and shook his head in an omin
ous way as he picked up his ax and pre
pared to resume his labor.
"As big a rascal as I iver laid me twe
eyes'on or iver ixpect to! May the howly
Virgin grant that there ain't any more
varmints in this woods of the likes ol
him; for one such in the whole worruld
is one too many! The bloody villain'
He manes nothing but harrum to any
one, and not a hape o' good. I felt as
If I stood right be the side of a pizen
massauger all the while he was talkin'
to me. I'gh! I smell the pizen of him
in the air now! Had luck to misther
La Vergne and the whole family if they
take such a divil as he is for a friend!"
The remainder of his soliloquy was
drowned bv the sound of his ax as he
plied his blows with more vigorous
energy than before, as if he imagined
everv blow fell upon the necK 01 some
such person as just left his presence,
until in imagination he had beheaded
all the rascals in the universe.
Meanwhile Hraxton leisurely wended
his wav toward the house, which in due
time he reached and introduced lumselt
to the entire family, who, both male
and female, were employed in planting
seeds in the little garden.
Mr. La Vergne s first impressions
were adverse to the new comer, but he
charitably endeavored not to be govern
ed by tlrem, and tried to persuade him
self that although the man's exterior
was uncouth, he might be honest and
true: for many of the backwoodsmen
were rough-spoken and uncouth in their
manners, yet possessed large and faith
ful hearts; and he argued that such was
probably the case with this man.
Carrie cast her eyes toward Hraxton
occasionally, and whenever she did so,
she invariably met his gaze fastened
upon her, with a bold, curious admira
tion which made her not only uneasy
She soon excused herself and entered
the house where she would be secure
from his bold, bad gaze; and after he
went away, she returned and resumed
her employment of sowing flower seeds
in a little bed which Julian had spaded
and raked smoothly for her.
"Father," said she suddenly, "I don't
like that man, and I wish he had never
"Hush, my daughter," said Mr. La
Vergne; "we can not expect that peo
ple who have always lived in the woods
will be refined either in words or man
ners. You know Mr. Morrison, the old
preacher, is far from being a polished
gentleman in outward appearance, but
lie has a noble heart."
"Mr. Hraxton and the preacher are
two very different persons;" replied
Carrie; "and I only hope that we may
never have cause to regret that that man
is one of our neighbors. I may be wrong
and if so, I can't help it: but 1 fear that
man, and something tells me that we
shall suffer from him sometime."
"Don't be superstitious, my child,"
spoke Mrs. La Vergne, "I think you
misjudge the man. To be sure, his ap
pearance Is not prepossessing, but we
must not misjudge from the exterior."
The conversation continued until it
was time for the women to prepare din
ner; and when Pat came to the house,
it was discovered that he arid Carrie
were of one mind as regarded Hill Hrax
ton. CHAPTKIl vm.
THE OUTLAWS OF KALAMAZOO tdl .VlV.
At the time of which we write. Kala
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mazoo county and even the whole of
central Michigan was infested by horse
thieves and desperadoes w ho had for
years committed their lawless depreda
tions with apparent inipi'.nily; and al
though detectives had been employed,
mid societies had been formed among
the inhabitants for self-protection and
for the purpose of hunting down the
depredators and bringing them to jus
tice, thus far nothing in that line had
Their headquarters was believed to be
somewhere in the forests of Kalamazoo,
but if so.theirret rent thus far remained
hidden from all the world save their
Most of the forest settlers were pooi
in worldly goods, and their lug cabins
contained little to tempt the cupidity
of robbers; yet occasionally one of these
settlers would awake some line morn
ing to find that Iho rude lock upon his
door had been tampered with, or a win
dow in a condition denoting that it had
been opened duriiigjhe night, while the
absence of money or some valuable
article gave ample testimony that he
had received a nocturnal visit from
some member of the mysterious gang.
lint the wealthier farmers wIm resid
ed in the older-settled portions of the
country, and the merchants and wealthy
citizens of the cities and villages with
in a radius of fifty or sixty miles, were
the greatest suloa'Ts!
Doubtless many robberies were per
petrated of which the outlaws of Kala
mazoo County were as innocent as the
unborn generations; but the Kalamazoo
outlaws had long since earned an un
enviable notoriety, and hence every
depredation committed anywhere in
this vicinity was accredited to them be
cause the people knew of no one else to
charge with it.
People were afraid to keep money and
articles of value in their houses over
night. Farmers who chanced to own
valuable horses, locked their stable
doors securely every night, and some of
them would awaken in the morning to
find the stable door standing wide open
ami horses gone, no one knew whither.
Kl'forts were always made to trace the
stolen animals, and sometimes these
efforts would promise to be rewarded
by success: but after following the trail
for a few miles, all traces of the miss
ing property would disappear, and the
farmer would find himself obliged to
return home and note in his account
book upon the page of loss, the value of
the stolen horse.
It was somewhat remarkable that no
stolen horse had as yet, ever been re
covered. A stolen horse seemed to have
as effectually disappeared from the face
ot the earth as did Elijah when he
ascended in his chariot of fire from the
presence of his astonished friend; al
though it is not reasonable to presume
that the stolen horses were translated
to the same comfortable quarters.
As the prevalent belief established
the headquarters of the thieving gang
somewhere in Kalamazoo County, of
course every resident of that county
who could not or did not give a good ac
count of himself, or in other words,
whose means of obtaining a livelihood
were not certainly known, was regarded
with a degree of suspicion by his honc.st
There was a portion of Kalamazoo
County which it was believed had never
been explored, and which indeed was
considered inaccessible except to birds
and the smaller animals such as could
travel among the tree tops. This was
an extensive tamarack swamp, covered
during most of the season with water,
except during a month or two in H in
ter, when it was frozen over. From
this swamp flowed the stream w Inch we
have already mentioned as pasing in
the vicinity of Mr. La Vrrgne's log resi
dence. After Hill Hraxton left the presence
of Mr. La Ycrgnc's family, had any
person followed him unseen, he would
have observed a look in the man's yes,
and an expression depicted on his un
handsome features which plainly indi
cated that his thoughts were occupied
with a subject to w hich he had hitherto
given little attention; and had the fol
lower's ears been quick of heariicr. he
would have gathered from scraps of
soliloquy which came from llraxton"s
lips, something which won hi havegien
certain persons cause for no lit Ue alarm.
As liiaxion muxcnoin inioihe loret,
a strange expression came over his
countenance. His lips moved, ami he
muttered in soliloquy:
"Hyjove! She's grand! I did not sup
pose there was as pretty a girl in the
state, or even in the world. I'd give
more than half of what I have p,t if I
had that proiiil-loiikin' beauty in my
power. .No. of course I wouldn't harm
a hair of her head, that is if she'd come
to my terms, but it would be bo much
nicer to come to my shanty at night
and see her thereto greet me with a
welcomin" kiss and a warm supper than
to he obliged to meet nmhin' more
cheerin" than the homely lace of old
Mag, and she'll look a good deal home
lier now since I've seen this pretty
face," and he quickened his steps as if
to hurry away from the mental picture
of .Mag's homely face.
After walking in silence for a half
mile further, he sat down upon the
trunk of a fallen tree, and placing his
gun upon the ground by his side, n sted
his elbow s upon his knees and his chin
upon his hands, and continued his so
liloquy: "Yes, Hill Hraxton. you're in love, and
for the first time in your life with a lit
tle chit of a seventeen year old girl who
ain't half as old as you are. and who
hates ye worser'n pizen if her looks and
actions is any rule to goby. Hut, my
line lady," he added, raising his head
and shaking it ominously, while a
broad, wollish grin spread oer his
countenance, rendering it. if such weie
possible, more hideous in its ugliness
than it was before, "but. my line lady,
w hen I once get you safe in' my castle,
I'll change that disdainful sneer o'
yourn into something more agreeable
to my.likin"; and into my castle you're
sure to coin" one of these days, or my
name ain't Hill Hraxton the Outlaw
Chief!" And he rested his chin upon
his dirty palms again and relapsed into
Hut, although silent, his mind was
SUNDAY JUOKN1NU JUNE
busily employed in scheming to get
Carrie La Vergne in his power, for this
young lady was the subject of his
thoughts and his soliloquy.
After awhile, startled by a slight
noise, he suddenly raised his head,
grasped hisgiin and gazed quickly about
him. Seeing only a black squirrel hasti
ly scrambling up a tree a few rods from
liim. and correctly attributing the sound
that disturbed him to the little animal
rustling among the leaves, he resumed
his former attitude, and again took up
"I s'pc.se Mag will raise a row when
she sees this young girl a steppin' into
her place in my affect ions, but it won't
do her any good, and may do her a good
deal of harm. She's bossed it over my
house so long that I s'pose she begins
to think we're man and wife; but she's
got to learn different some day, and the
sooner she does learn it perhapsthe bet
ter. She may kick up some, and
threaten to squeal and bring the officers
on us. but if she talks too loud that
way. she knows our motto "dead men
tell no tales.' nor dead women neither,
for that matter; and she'll be sent to
join a few others that got dissatisfied,
and will git a sleepin' apartment below
ground where nothin' but the trump
of (iahriel that the old Methodist blat
ter says will blow on the last day, will
ever wake her. Hut I must hurry on
hum. f"i' the boys must have got in with
some bosses last night, and they'll want
to be fixed up a bit before they're run
off into market."
With these words he arose from the
log. threw his gun over his shoulder
and started at a quick pace toward the
stream of water (lowing from the
The ilnwing waterquickly obliterated
his tracks upon the bottom, and after
walking in this way three or fouriniles,
became to a small island of dry ele
vated ground of about two acres in ex
tent, in the midst of the swiunp.
The borders of this island were fring
ed with a thick growth of small tama
racks and underbrush so dense that the
eye could not pierce it; but stopping at
a' particular point, Hraxton thrust his
hand among the bushes, ami a space
about time feet in width, opened, per
mitting ingress to the interior of tho
It may seem strange that an opening
should so easily have been made in this
dense growth, but the fact is it Was in
reality, a gate: but so completely cover
id and bidden from view by young trees
and hushes in almost perfect imitation
of tim.se growing upon either side, that
.veil a clov inspection by one unac
quainted with the secret, would fail to
Passing through this gate.be stepped
upon the solid ground of the aisland
where the tamarack trees grew larger
and more scattering and were also in
terspersed with beech, ash. and white
Wood. Xear the center of the ground was an
other cluster of thick trees and bushes,
in the center of w hich stood a log house
with a long stable attached. As Hrax
ton neared this house, the peaked,
freckled face of a woman of uncertain
afvhich uncertain age might be
safely reckoned a in where over forty and
under sixty years.) appeared for an in
stant at a small aperture which in the
absence of a better name, we w ill call a
window, made by sawing out a small
piece of one of the logs of which the
building was ooinposed, and then the
face, (not the aperture.) disappeared
only to reap ii 'ur at the partly open door,
w ith w hat w as intended for a smile. but
which competent judges would pro
nounce a miserable caricature of a smile
playing over it. like ripples over a green,
scummy frog pond when some huge
bull-frog has just plunged into it, stir
ring Up its fetid depths.
Hraxton paid no heed to the smile,
but grutlly inquired:
"Where's the boys?"'
"Past asleep overhead." responded
the frog-pond face. "They laid a hard
night's work last night, and is rest in'
theirselves. Hut jest lake a look in the
stables. Hill, and ye'll see three as nice
beauties as ye overlaid yer eyes on!
Wolh four hundred dollars apiece as
soon as ye kin git 'em fixed for market."
Hraxton paid no heed to this start
lingly delightful piece of intelligence,
but strode on into the house, and in a
surly tone, commanded:
"Come, hurry up dinner. Mag! Can't
ye see I'm jest starvin'?"
Mag. for the woman with the fmg
pend lace was that wort by or unwort by
lady, bestirred hersell'and soon had the
dinner placed upon the table. It did
not lake her long, for it was. already
nearly cooked when Hraxton arrived.
When even thing was ready, Mag in
quired: "Shall I call the bos. Hill? They
hain't had a mouthful since they come
most niornin' jest tired out."
"Yes, call "em and tell 'em to tumble
out quick, fur I've got business fur
Mag quickly climbed up the ladder
that led to the opening to the loft, and
called in a shrill, piping voice:
"Wake up. boys! Hill's here, and din
ocrgitliu' cold:" and then she scram
bled down the ladder again and look
her place at the table and wailed.
The men. live in number, awoke,
yaw ned. stretched themselves. and then
realizing Hie object for which they had
been called, bestirred themselves and
hurried down the ladder and clustend
about the table.
The meal was cai n in silence, for the
men were too hungry to talk, and after
their appetites were appeased they
moved back fiom the table.
Hill inquired, his gruff tone consider
ably softened by a full stomach, "Well
luiys, what luck last night?"
"Tip top!" answered one. "Three of
the finest horses you ever sot eyes on;
but we had a close shave with the last
one. The old fool of a farmer peeked
out of his door just as we was gittin'
the last horse out of the stable, and
blazed away at us with u shotgun. I
heard the shot whistlin' around us, and
one cut the skin on my aim; but we
had the horses, and we made a run for
it. The old man and his boys followed
us a jcllin' all kinds of murder, but
they couldn't keep up with the bosses,
and so we got away. But we'll have
to keep shady for a few days I guess,
till this thing blows over a bit."
"How far did they f oiler ye?" inquired
Bill, picking his teeth with a fork and
gazing earnestly at the man he address
ed. "We could bear 'em hootin' fur a mile
or so," answered the man,"andthen we
got onto' hearin'. Don't know how
much furder they fullered, but I reckon
we throw ed 'em off the track, fur we
took the First cross road we come to,
and if they fullered us in that, they took
the w rongdircection tocoiue here." And
the man laughed softly at what be con
sidered shrewdness on the part of him
self and his companions.
"Well, let's take a look at yer prizes,
and see if ye're as good judges of boss
llesh this time as e gin'ally are:" and
the men arose from the table and re
paired to the stable to take a view of
the stolen horses.
They were indeed beauties as bad
been represented, and worth from four
to live hundred dollars apiece in any
After they had looked the animals
well over and admired theirgood points,
and (liaised tin in so highly that had
the horses been able to understand the
meaning of what they heard, unless
they were unusually modest horsestluy
must have grow u exceedingly ain over
Hill, leaning against the side of tho
stable, broached the subject uppermost
in his mind.
"Hoys," he began, "you have always
been ready to do anything I have asked
of you. and I believe yon are now.
Ain't it so?"
"You can bet yer life on that;" an
swered the live in conceit.
' "And I've always paid ye well for
what ye've done, hain't I?"
"Tip to)!" answered the the again,
wondering what in the world he was
"And we've always hail a good uinler
standin'; hain't we?"
"Why! in course we has!" chimed in
the live. "Hut what ye gittin' at, Hill?
If there's any thing new you've got for
us to do. say the word and it's done!"
"I knew 1 could depend on ye buys,"
cheerily and enthusiastically declared
Bill, stepping forward and shaking
hands w ith each member of his loving
and dutiful gang. "And now I'll tell
ye what I've bei n thiiikin'aboiit. Don't
ymi think I'm about old i noiigh to git
"(Jit married!" they all echoed, look
up with gaping mouths and dilating
"Yes. git married.'
"Why ! hain't Mag
you. Bill?" inquirci
replied Bill, smil-
"You know Mag is not my w ife: Jim.
she's only my housekeeper; and I feel
that I am getting at that age when I
want a wife that I can talk to, and who
can help me along with my business as
no other person can. So boys. I've de
cided to take a wife."
"Some gov'nor's daughter. I s'pose;
or will ye cross the water and bring
over one of (Uieeu Victoria's daughters
to ornament yer heart and home."
"No. not a princess, nor a governor's
daughter; but a little wild Mower of a
girl I found in the woods tu-day . She's
prettier than anv queen's daughter ( ver
"Then the thing is all fixed, is it.
Bill?" inquired Jim. who seemed to be
spokesman for the others.
"No. not quite fixed yet: but I want
you to help me fix it. You w ill fie well
paid for what you do."
"That's the talk! Tell us what you
want us to do. and vmi can count it
Thereupon Bill proceeded to make
known his plan for capturing the girl
and bringing her to his home. Jliscom
"ides were enthusiastic over tlw scheme,
and w anted to carry it out the same
day; but Bill told them to be in no hur
ry, he wanted to try persuasion first,
and force only as a last resort.
"But what' w ill Mag say about it?"
"I s'pose she'll tear some; but we
know bow to manage her if she under
takes to carry it too far."
"You bet we do!" laughed the others.
"Hush!" said Bill. "Mag is (Tuning
now. Not a word must she hear of this
until I tell her myself." And as Mag
approached, they renewed their exami
nation of the horses.
To be ContinueI.
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nately their goodness does not end here, and thoso
who onco try them will find these little pills valu
able in so many ways that they will not be willing
to do without them. But after all sick head
Is thebsno of so many lives that here Is where we
mnko our great toast. Our pills euro It while
Others do not.
Carter's Llttto liver Pills are very small and
Tery easy to titko, Onorr two pills make a dose.
Thiy are strictly vegetable and do not gripe or
JurRO, but by their penile action please all who
use them. In vials at as cents; Ave for It. Bold
by druggists vcry where, or sent by maiL
CARTER MEDICIXE CO.. New Tork
In the blood is sjit to show ll'ulf hi tlei Sprlnc
and nature HhoitUI hy si mea;.s he smin ed lu
turowlnult off. SwIfCs Si ecllic doe' t'-iN ullei tivc
ly. it is a purely veuet utile, niiu-pol-unous rem
edy, which helps imtiireto lorco all theioion or
taint out through the poies of the skin.
Mr. Hubert A. Kh!cv, of Dlrk-on, Tenn.. writes
under date of March id, iknI: --I had chill- mid
fever, lollouud hv rlieioimtism, for three years, so
that I was hot aVe to tati-nd to my hiisini ss ; had
irnl almost ev-iy kind of in,dii lii -. nnd f und
no re li t A friend eeommei d -d Swift's SpeciHc.
I trd one b tt e and my health ln-uiui to Improve.
I coiillnui'd u til I ' ail Oiken six hottl s, and it
has nt no: on n y tc. t . in sound and ns vvi-i I as
ever. I rifiinnei.il it 10 ml slinuurly ulllicieil."
Letter from twenty-three Cj!) ol the lea-lint; re
tail drutmsts ol Atlaiitn say.iiii i ri'ate .Mureh-JI
1HM: "We sell move, of Swill's S.i rltti-. than anv
o'herone ri im ily, Bint three to t'-ti times as much
as any other h und medicine. W-i sell It to all
clas en, and many of Hie hei-i lan.lje use It at a
general lien II li tniiie. "
1 am Hire Unit Swift's t pecllk smell mv tile. I
was terribly p -eoei-d w a n ina-nrin. mill wasiv-n
tip to dm Swif.'s Sn rule relieved me proinpliv
uud entirely. I think It the grent-st remedy of
C (i MT.NCI-. I!.
Slip t (lis W inks, Komi'. On.
I iisvm known ami um--.! swie's si-icitir for m-ire
than twenty j e.ir-. 10 l have s en m re wond rlul
rsu Is Irom i- u-e ihnn tioui uuy rem ih In or
out i f the I'tiarticro; o- a. Il is n certain ami -ure
antidote to a 1 s,n-- t uime! I'o-Min.
J 1)1' K-O.N SMITH M I).
OiirTn lit ; i on Iilood n:,d SSlii e inu'.lcj
free to applicants.
; iik swii- r sri-.cii-ii- co ,
li'a-.eel Atlanta. Oa.
N. Y. (Hike, irrj W. v!;M m . Let i.m A- Ttli Avs.
Who want dossy, luxuriant
beautiful Hair must use
clciriuit, clioiip sirlicle always
iiiukos the Hair irrow IVcciy
and last, kpejis it irom fallinlr
out, arrests and cures ijra.v
Hess, removes daiidruH' ami
itcliimr, makes the Hair
stromr, ivim; it a curling
tendeirV.v'amr keeping it in
any desired posit ion. lloau
lit'ul, liealtliy Hair is the sure
result of using Kathah'on.
Liver aad Kidney Remedy,
Compound from the well known
curatives rlors. Jin t. liuehii. J an.
drak. Dandelion, Sarsaparilla, ('a-
atfPfaiilH Aromatic tlixir.
they cu?.e mnm & kkgestics, i
Act upon the Liver anil Eldnsrs,
EEOULATE THE BOWELS, i
They euro Rheumatism, nnd all Uri-1
nary trotililes. liny Inviorutt),
nourish, Ftrenethcn and quiet
tho NVrvom Systi-tn.
As a Tonic they ha.a no Equal.
T;ike nono but ll-ipa and Malt Hitters.
FOR SALE BY ALL DEALERS.
Hops and Malt Qittcrs Co.
617 St. Charles St. SI'. LOUIS, MO.
A. reeulnp Orndnnto p; two medical
colleirei, has been Ioiikci eniMtied in the treat
nient of I'hrnnio, Nervm in, KUiit nnl
Jllooil Disease than any other physlelan In
rt. I.011I,, as city p ipers show und all eld resi
dents know. Consultation at itr.ee or bv mall,
free and Invited. A frlendlr t:,ik or ln opinion
Costs nothing. When Ills I'lcm.venlent tovlilt
the city for treatment, medicines can be sent
byniallor express evervwheie, t'urabie cases
guaranteed: where duubt exl.t-ii'. ii traukly
stated. Cull or Write.
ficrrnm Prostration, Debility, Mental nnd
Physical Weakness, Merer, lul and other
affections of Throat, Skin and Bones, KJood
Imparities and Blond Poisoning, kln Affec
tions, Old Sores and fleers, Impedimenta to
Marriage. Rheumatism, Piles. Special at
tention to rases from over-worked srs!n.
M'BfiirAbCAsr.S recslve special attention.
Diseases arising from Imprudences Excesses,
Indulgences or Exposures.
It Is self-evident that a phvilclan f ".ylnR
particular attention to a class of easet attain
(treat skill, and physicians lu rciriilnr practice
all over the country knowliiK this, freo ently
recommend cities to the oldest olliee in Ami rl
ea. where every known appliance Is 'erorted
to, and the proved ool reiii"li ' cf nit
Sites and countries are used, A whole l'OMe iJ
used for olllce purposes, and all are treated with
Skill In a respectful manner; and, know.nur
what to do, no experiments are made, t.n ..c
Count of the treat number applying, tho
charges are kept low, often lower than is de
manded bv others. If you secure the ski 1 I nil
fet a speedy and perfect life cure, that .'a ;Mo
inportant matter. FuiupUlet, M pages, S j lit
to uny address free,
plates. ! MARRIAGE GUIDE, (pagls
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cents In poitairenr currency, over tll'ty w.in
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following subji etss Who may marry V whon iti
whvr Proper nite to murrv, Who marry A r-r,
jlahhonil, Womanhood. Physical decay. W :io
should marry. How life and happiness may oe
Increased. Those married or contemplat
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