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GOOD JUDbE Of DI3STA?
ws M Repese. Gomm =i wM MIm
The acctrey and steadtness of im
and the wonderfutal Jadgmeat at L
lance acquired by steady preeties the
game of golf are a seurce of great #
prie to the spectater who is oS, a
levotee of the game. oSe)8 of t r
feasionals who have lPeht yearm as
the game, both in this eonary ad
abroad, have a great .dllowisg of the
Younger element on the links, who try
to coDy the teachers in a way that is
About a year ago Willie Campbell.
an old-tiere champion and all-esound
irpert of tie game, was empleyed as
!nstructor at the Franklin Park linka.
iis aecuraey in makinga drive was al
mnot perfect, and his aim was so sre
:hat frequently he would aiuse the
crowd by placing a penny on thq elr
tal of his watch and with a strong
Irlve pick it off without even scratch
ng his watch. After sedtag Campbeil
Jo this once or twice a young man
who had acquired a fairly good knowl.
,dge of the game thought that he could
io this little turn by using a golf ball
Instead of a coin. Before a few ia
terested spectators he placed the. ball
on his gold watch and prepared for a
mighty drive. The look toat case
over his face after making the drive,
when he saw that both ball and watch
had -disappeared, can better be imag
,ned than described. T'or fifteen mt
qtes he sought the pieces of his watch,
to the great amusement of the crowd,
and, then departed, a sadder but wiser
President Roosevelt's habit of many
yearp of going to work every morning
at 9 o'clock clings to him, and he is-at
1is desk by that time regularly, ahead
Of most of the executive office force.
Mo disposes of a prodigious amount of
work in a short time ani keeps right
up with, his coqspondence. Even the
morning ~il is disposed of almost
immediat ly after its arrival and open
ing, and in this way the president per
mits no accumulation of affairs requir
ing his attention. The president dio
tates his corrppond'nce to Assistant
S~ecretary Loeb, who, in turn, sees to
its preparation by stenographers and
About 10 o'clock the president 'be
gins to receive callers, and, unlike most
rf his pred'ccssors in the presidential
chair, hey keeps open house up to 4
-'clock in the afternoon. He disposes
of visitors with rapid, y, but without
France has a population of 8,51.7,
975; 79,443 miles of line, 400,590 nIiles
of wire; 12,560 officers; 70,269 em
ployes; sends 42,490,048 me~ages per
year; has 96 persons to each mile of
wire; 0.01 mile of wire to each per
son. For Great Britain the corre
speonding figures are: 40,276,570; 4$,
;07: 308,486; 10,816; 152,942; 0.087,
730; 130; 0.0078. For the United
States the figures are: 75,997,68$~ 222,.
537; 1,118,086; 26.,609; not reported,
79,098,227; 491; 0.0147. The United
States has two-thirds as many miles
of wire as all the principal couatries
'of Europe and sends about 24 per cent
if all the r.,~a.ges dispatched. Eaeb
person in the United States has 0.0147
Hiles of wire to use, while in thickly
aoplatecd EnCland he has 0.0076; lel
gium, 0.0031; Denmark, 6.0041-O
p)rance, 0.0104, and in Rug3la only
STne sa yscaper, aeuie trpm Isje mas
siveness, may not be a dream of arehj
teetural beauty, but it is the best de
velopment of successful utilitarianism
Sthat the world has ever recorded. The
Architectural beauty will come, with
time. Safety and convenience were the
r first things considered. However, they
,e comfortable, well lighted, well
warmed, well aired, and are supplied
with all moedern conveniences-run
ning water, electric lights, serviceable
telephones, mail chutes and messenger
service, while many of them are fur
ther equipped with barber shop, news
stands and restaurants.
_ Brookyn, N.., sn 2Oth.--or many year
[ areld Tea, The Herb Cure, his been eDa
Ia a repitation that is rare--ftts m(oierseUy
praised l This remedy presents.unusumla t
tractions to those in search of health p it is
made of herbs that cure in Nature's way-by
removing the cause of disease; it is pure; it
cleenses the system, purtfies the blood and es
tablishes a perfeot action of the digestive
organs; it is equally good for young and old.
Experiments have demonstrated that
doors of wood covered with tin hrist fire
better than those made of iron.
WIIIING Ai EDUCATION.
HOW GIRLS MAKE THEIR WAY
a THROUGH COLLEGE.
s Many a Girt Has a Positive inspira- I
tion Towards Helping Herself
6 Is an Absolute Prerequlsite to the
Student Working Her Way.
Many an ambitious girl is forced
to take her place in college with what
money she ran muster for her own
resources, add perhaps a partial loan. i
Then, if she is gifted with good
health and "a brave attitude towards t
life," she can help herself fitancially
by following some of the ways and
means which have been proved suc- E
Cessful. "A woman has power to ac- t
complish the imnpossible, and she t
should never fear to undertake it,"I
has been boldly saidr It is true that c
for the ready, facile young woman, (
gifted with the intuition accorded to ¬
her sex, "doors are open, ways are I
made." Many a college girl has a
positive inrpiration towards helping
Among the ways and means which I
.have been proved successful in one
or another woman's college are mend- i
ing for one's more fortunate neigh
bors, making menu cards, drawing t
posters, valentines, Christmas and
Fasfer cards, taking agencies for
fountain-pens, books, atldetic supplies,
etc., doing amateur photography, i
making a variety of candfes, carrying
on a laundry or restaerant, or col- 1
lecting specimens for scientific pur
Tutorltig and clerical work are ex
cellent but invariably over-crowded
avenues of self-help. In colleges
where student tutorilig is allowed, a
good income can be made by the stu
dent thO, carrying her own work
I easily, tutors delinquent mepfbers of
the college at seventy-five .cents or
,I $1 an hour. Knowledge of stenog
t1raphy, together with a typewriting
machine or good pentmanship, will
almost universally help a student to
help hdrasif. For both tutoring and
clerical work, however, the best op
I portunitles are to be found in the co
3 edueational institutions, such as Ober
I ln, Michigan University, and Cornell.
For self-evident reasons, the more
mature a student is on enttring col
I lege the better her chance to aid her
1 self. Stopping out for a year or
I two after the freshman or sophomore
s yeart to teach dr otherwise earn
t money for the college course, is
sometimpes a wise plan. At Colum
bia Ifniversity, Washington, D. C., it
* is possible to tak' two or threo
courses a yea in evening classes, dnd
while earning money by some daily
f employment, in time obtain one's do
grec. Chicagg Unicrsity terms, of
six weeks, with their "m'inor" courses
aand twelve weeks' "major courses,"
afford wide opportunities for college
work; and Chicago Univer:;iy is re
nowned for its cordial attitude tow
ards the self-helping student.
Health is an absolute prerequisite
to the student who is Working her
way through college. Just b-c-ause
she is conscientious and indefatigable,
the college woman needs to pay all
the more attention to the laws of phy
sical well-being, particularly if she is
carrying outside work. Intellectual
labor, in itself, wisely directed, is
never a cause of ill health in those
who at the outset are sound in body
and mind. It is lamentably true that
the health of college women suffers
more than that of college men. Cases
of overwork and nervous prostration
are by no means infrlquent in wo,
men's colleges. One of tha New lng
landi colleges holds the record of a
student who tutored for eight hours a
week during college tetms in addition
to her own work, tahght during the
summer vacations, and finally broi:e,
dOwn completely when within a few
Peeks of obtaining her degree But
r hi L an extreme Case, and the in
ereasing jlemands on 4he side of phy
sical traintIg and right regime are
SThe question is often asked: ''Does
a young woman suffer social ostracism
in college b`ecatise of working to help
herself?" Emphatically, "No." Pov
erty of genial friendliness, poverty of
warmheartedness, poverty of brains,
may be condegned; pecuniary pov
erty never. Very wdlthy girls do
not yet go to college in great num
bers, and the few who do show by
the mere fact of being there that other
things than purse strings or a lack of
them are their concern. Smith is
said to be the college in particular
where girls of large bneans are to be
found; and the generosity which
stamps the prevailing attitude of such
girls towards thb poorer than them
selves in this world's goods is happily
But above all, a girl working her
way through college must not become
a "grind," or she will be unpopular
among all the students. A "grind"
is not interesting socially, and is gen
erally let alone--not, however, be
cause she is "poor" would this hap
A college woman naturally wants
to feel herself in touch with al the
pleasant social side of college life,,to
subedrlbe to concert and lecture fund,
share in society privileges, meet col
lege settlement dues, kave occasional
spreads with her friends, and in short,
"be in things" generally. To the stu
dent who has to make $500 do for her
what $700 or $800 do for many an
other, the following rule, formulated
by one who had tried and proved it,
will apply: "First pay as you go, and
have very little money in the purse
you carry about with Epu; second,
never forget that you cannot afford
what many girls can, and pever hesi
tate to say so; apd third, make up
youn mind to enjoy life. even if your
must econo'mize." The samle wom-an
adds: "A girl can go through c~llge
on 1500 a year (~40) b~ing the average
cost of board and tuition), but she
will never succeed in doing this unless
she has to."
Energy will accomplish almost
everything in this vworld. Both evi
dence and ex:;rience prove that a
young woman cnn ma!e her own way
through college. though it is obviouly
less easy for "her. in some respects
than for a your g man. Her most
practical 'method of procedure is to
seek as much help as possible from
scholarships, student aid funds, or
generous friends, at the start, then
having at command the best of her
equipmeqt through previous knowl
edge of teaching, stenography, type
writing, bookkeeping, or any business
experience, keep her eyes open to the
oDportunities likely to be found-and
keep her mind open to the fact that
the perfect performance of mental
work demands a suffieiency of bodily
exercise.-Edith A. Swyer in the
"No," he said. "marriage is not a
lottery-at last. not a itro rly con
ducted lottery. You can take as many
chapces as yau w;ant in a lotter.'.
whlle ome o nasally the liit la mar
sige,--ems P litr
A LIFE SAVED AS BY MAGIC -
An Old Adirondack Guide Tells of a 1
f Remarkable Escape From Freezing.
The Adirondack guide who wants to
retain his patrons year after year I
must know how to tell good stories
around the camp fire, as well as how d
tto guide the greenhorn through the
pathless woods. A grizzled veteran t
I of the forest who had charge of a mix
t ed party of New York City men and °
n women last August had well night ex
hausted his store of "strictly true" d
I anecdotes, and one night was forced
s to draw upon his imagination to sup- r
Y ply the constant demand.
I "I remember well," said he, "years
ago, when I was a young fellow and
before I had learned enough about c
the woods to set up as a guide, that
I got lost in the forest. Darkness r
t came on while I was still trying to re
discover the trail, and as the cold was
S Severe, I decided to camp for the night
e before I became exhausted. To my
a horror, I discovered upon searching
I pay pockets that I had not a single
match left with which to light a fire.
h It had been raining all day, and the
e fallen wood was soaked, so that it was
I- impossible for me to rub two pieces of
1- dry wood together, as the Indians do,
B till they take fire, even if I knew how,
l which I didn't. t
r 'For the second time I searched all
i, my pockets and even carefully exam
ined the lining of my coat and waist
g coat in the hope that some stray
I- match might have lodged there; but
r- all in vain. I did find, however, _a
small Sheet of dry paper. As I drew
i- it forth I felt that my life was saved, I
d for, though I had no match, I had
's thought of a way to set fire to the pa
1- "Hastily constructing a pile of the
k dryest wood and twigs that I could
)f find, I knelt before it, with the paper
r in my hand, carefully screened from
I- the wind with my body. Seizing then
g a stout and knotty oak stick, like a
1I policeman's club, I struck myself a
o violent blow over the head with it.
d immediately a multitude of bright
I- sparks danced before my eyes. In
s- stantly I passed the paper cautiously
r- back and forth among the sparks. To
.. my joy several settled upon it. I
'e fanned them gently with my breath.
dl- The paper became ignited. Plunging
r- it among the twigs I soon had the joy
>r ful satisfaction of seeing a tiny
e crackling flame kindle there. r
"n 'I was saves! The rest was easy.
is A splendid bonfire soon lit up the
n- gl!dom of the surrounding forest. As I
it bo'hnd up a long scalp wound on the
,3 back of my aching head, I thanked my
el lucky stars for the clever expedient
y which had occurred to me only in the
- nick of time."--New York Tribune.
s SALT AND PEPPER.
e Many Think They are Only of Value
in Seasoning Food.
' salt and pepper, so generally consid
ered, are of value in bringing out the
flavor of the food to which they are
added. That they have any value from
ea Lealth standpoint is not so general
ly recognized. You may know that a
lump of salt is good for a horse, but
y'ou do not stop to consider how im
portant salt is tor your own well-being.
in eastern countries the condiments,
such as pepper, are used to profusion
le in all foods. Gastric troubles com
mon enough in other countries are
conspicuously absent, and the free use
of pepper has much to do with that
fact. Salt and pepper work against
fermentation. When the stomach is
out of order, or, as the common say
ing is, upset, it is in a state of fer
A certain very wise physician who
he as advanced to the point where drugs
seem the unimportant thing and com
mon sense the important in making
Lt the sick well, is advocating the use
of pepper and salt even in a glass of
milk. It improves the flavor to a re
- markable degree, a fact you can prove
re to your own satisfaction by taking
two glasses of milk-one in its origin
Sal simplicity, the other changed by the
Saddition of a pinch of salt and a dash
Sof pepper; then sip a little of each.
The chances are that you will prefer
the seasoned milk. Besides improving
Sthe flavor and overcoming the tenden
cy to;ard fermentation, the pepper
will practically disable any microbes
that may be floating in the fluids, thus
the gastric juices will perform their
o perfect work of changing microbes to
One of the best remedies for a dis
turbed digestion is hot water, to which
has been added salt and paprika. If
taken a full hour and a half before
breakfast a cupful of this very pala
Stable drink will completely cleanse the
stomach and leave it in good condi
tion. Out of one hundred persons se
lected at random it is no exaggeration
ar to say that eighty eat too much, and
r also that these same eighty fail of
Sproper mastication. Weakened diges
tions are, of course, 'the direct result
Sof overeating and insufficient mastita
tion, and weakened digestion means
undermined systems. At the extremes
ts of life, youth and old age, it is wis
e dom to make the diet much the same.
A child's nourishment should be very
d, simple; so in old age it should grow
plainer and plainer.--Chicago Tribune.
SThe First Canard.
er Here is an explanation of the origin
n- of the phrase "newspaper canard."
•- About fifty years ago a French joufr
it natalist contributed to the press an ex
Id periment of which he declared himself
seto have been the author. Twenty
d, ducks were placed together, and one
rd of them, having been cut up into small
i- pieces, was gluttonously gobbled up
1P by the other nineteen. Another bird
ur was then sacrificed for the remainder,
in and so on, until one duck was left,
ewho thus contained in his inside the
Snineteen! The story "took," and was
iropiod into all the journals of Europe.
sIt has now long since been forgot
ten. bu~ the "canard" has remained
vt n a title.
Tab On Stcrms From the Far Nort *
The Toronto Meteorological office
st received its first regular report 'from
to D)awson, Y. T. The weather at the
mining capital was fine, with a maxi
o mum of four degrees above zero and
sn a minimum of zero.
e Dawson is the most northwesterly
V observation point reporting to Toronto,
a nd it is expected that the news from
the Klondike will-assist the weather
e man in Queen's Park in predicting
Sstorms from that quarter. Another
at Western office will shortly be opened
zl at Port Simpson, on the Pacific.-To
ly ronto Mail and Empire.
A Flying Prediction.
Friar Bacon predicted in 1273 that
flying would "shortly" become a gen
a cral rracltice; and Bishop Wilkins,
n- Crcruwell's brother-in-law, said: "It
dy ;ill .;-t Ihe as uuial to bear a man
call 'rr :it i ~igS ".hen he i going on
r-I a journey as it is now to hear him
Setalia hit lheats."
BLUE BERAD REALLY EXISTED.
The Fantastic Ruins of His Castle a
Still in Brittany.
Blue Beard has existed in reality. i,
To be sure, he had not married seven
wives, but had only one wife and a
daughter, whom he never threatened
with violent death; still, the enormi
ties of which he has been guilty are P
not excelled by the crimes of our hero o'
of the nursery.
The original Blue Beard was Giles P
de Laval, Lord of Rotz, who was made a
Marshal of France in 1492, and in the d
reigns of Charles VI and VII distin
guished himself by his courage against s
;he English when they invaded France. 9
He was born in the castle of Mache- t'
coul, in Vendee, in 1401. In 1420, at n
the age of sixteen, he married Cathe- o
rine de Thouars, a girl of the same
age. A loyal patriot and valiant "
knight, he fought at the side of
Jeanne d'Arc in all the battles against
the English, and until her death, re- P
mained her faithful companion in i
Giles de Retz was the richest man b
In Brittany and one of the richest in g
France. He owned cities, villages and H
towns and castles in Brittany, in An- a
jou and Vedee. His personal property a
was edtimated at over $1,000,000, an g
immense amount in his time. But all a
this fortune was sacrificed to his pas- s
sion for art and literature, music and
the stage. The services which he f
rendered his country might have im- b
mortalized his name had he not for- i
ever blotted his glory by murders, im
pieties and debaucheries, to which he
was led by his ambition to outdo
princes and kings in magnificence,
pomp and power.
In order to build up a new fortune
he became an alchemist. Hle encour
aged and maintained sorcerers to dis- P
cover hidden treasures, andl corrupted
young persons of both sexes that he
might attach them to him, and after
wards killed them for the sake of their
blood for his charms and incantations.
The children disappeared by hundreds
in Brittany and Vendee. At length
he was arrested and, being found i
guilty of numerous atrocities, was sen
tenced, together with his two accom
plices, to be buried alive in a field at
Nantes in 1440.
Giles de Retz, who, at his conviction, Y
was thirty-six years old, is described
as a portly man of high stature and
great muscular strength. His abund
ant, glossy hair was "blond", his eyes
"blue," his swallowtail shaped beard a
as well as his long eyelashes "black."
He was clad all in black. The reflec
tions of this sombre costume mingled
with those of his light hair, and made
his beard appear of a bluish-black
color. Hence his surname Blue Beard,
by which he is known even today
in all those parts of Brittany, Anjou t
and Vendee, where the fantastic ruins
of his castles are still in existence. r
Capital Punishrrent in Japan.
To those who do not fully appreciate
the revolution in Japanese manners
and customs, it may well seem strange
that the sentence of the murderer of
Hoshi Toru, the ex-minister, should
be imprisonment for life with hard la
bor. They might have expected
"something with boiling oil in it." Sir I
Rutherford Alcock, the first British f
minister to Japan, writing some forty
1 years ago, dwelt upon the severity of
the Japanese laws. "The code is prob
s ably the bloodiest in the world. #or
9 death is the penalty of most offenses.
t The Japanese seems to proceed on the
t principle that he who violates one law
9 will violate any other, and that a will
ful violator is unworthy of life." Un
der this regime it was considered a
special privilege to be allowed to exe
3 cute oneself and commit hari-kari, but
S this was reserved for people of rank.
The common people had to be content
3 with the executioner's sword.
Under the criminal code which came
into force in 1882, and which is found.
Sed on the code of Napoleon, death by t
shanging is provided as a penalty for
certain offenses, but of recent years
it has become rarer and may now be
Sconsidered obsolete. Probably the
SJapanese, with their traditional con
Stempt for death regard penal servitude
f or life as a greater punishment. For
Smerly no conviction was made except
on confession by the prisoner, and 1
r there was an abundant use of torture.
SThat, of course, was officially abolish
s ed many years ago, but it was prac
r ticed occasionally at a much later date
a and a case is known in which torture
was undoubtedly applied by the police
at one of the treaty ports in 1891.
Rival Indian Belles.
- The more elk teeth one has on her
S dress the more popular she is at the
- weekly meetings at the agency build
- ings. They examine each other's
1 dresses carefully and freely express
I to the wearer opinions upon the quail
f ty and cost. If a dress meets with the
I aisapproval of one she has no hesitan
t cy about saying so to the owner of
- such dress, who retorts as she sees fit.
5 Sometimes open quarrels ensue at
5 these sessions because some woman
- has been too bold in her criticism.
. Before they go home they take a vote
Y on the dresses and the owner of the
r best is crowned leader of fashion for
. the next week, and all must refrain
from criticising her dress. During the
ensuing week there is a great race to
outshine her garments, and this is gen
Serally accomplished, no matter how
hard she may have striven to hold her
Splace in the lead.
SThe squaws do not have to work as
hard as is generally supposed. They
Sdo little outside their houses, as the
Indians who have an income from the
SUnited States do not farrp. All the
money due the women is paid direct
Sto them and they spend it to please
' their own tastes, which means for
t dress.-Washington Star.
His Humble Beginning.
- There ls a certain great man here
d in town wh:) hatts rot'in;~ quite so
much .s answering v :rsonal questions.
He dira o. ~. ... :=ID:. occasion,
. and the guest of honor was an Eng
lishwoman who is filled with the keen
est and most ingenuously expressed in
terest in America and Americans.
"I find you perfectly wonderful over
here," said she between the salad and
Sthe dessert. "The lives of your prom
inent men read like romances. Your
poor boys grow up to be millionaires
Sand your great men have had the most
extraordinary beginnings. One of your
Presidents, I am told, was actually a
g butcher, and the father of a newly
Smade French princess was a tailor.
d Now you, Mr. Blank," turning smiling
Sly to the great man at her elbow, "I
am sure your history must be most in
teresting. Do please tell me, at what
did you begin life?"
The great man started at her in dis
S"Madam," he said, "I began life as a
SOnly about 2.,200.000 eople in the
SUnited States buy novels as they run
1 from the press.
gs3 q e wee m oo
Presdent Mcintal was a poor usa
when he died. Mrs. MXeiley is and
was the owner of the McKinley Block
In Canton and of other property,
amounting in all to perhaps $1001i00
Mr. McKinley himself was always poor.
When he was in Congress he was al
ways compelled to borrow to pay cam
paign expenses and these loans he paid
out of his salary. He was worth prac
tically nothing when elected to the
presidency. Though for orer four years
as chief executive of the nation he
drew a salary of $50,000, he was able
S' save in all only about $40,000. He
t arried $67,000 life insurance, however
so that his estate, which by will he left
to Mrs. McKinley. amounts to a little
t more than $100,000. This, with hei
own private fortune, places Mrs. Mc
Kinley on a comfortable financial a
I earm for Snake nite.
t Dr. Calmette, the director of the
Pasteur Institute at Lille, is the dis
3 ~overer of a curative serum for snake
bite. He was severely bitten recently
3 by a poisonous reptile, and at once
gave himself an inJection of his cure.
1 lls hand swelled badly and acute fever
let in, but during the same day he was
Y well enough to attend a meeting of the
' general committee of his department
I and to make an argument in favor of
a grant of money to a sanitarium
1 which he has founded at Lille. On the
a following day he was perfectly well,
1- having thus afforded in his own per
son, albeit unwillingly, a convincing
proof of the eficacy of his remedy.
ae opalasilons t ities.
In Rhode Island 81.2 per cent of the
population in 1900 lived in cities or
e towns of 8,000 inhabitants or more,
while this element also constitutes 76
per cent of the population in Massa
- husetts, 68.5 per cent in New York,
d 11.2 per cent in New Jersey and 53.2
fe er cent in Connecticut.
r The Bible Revised.
;. The new revision of the Bible recently com
pleted brings it up to date without changing
its meaning. There are thousands of people,
however,who will always prefer the old orig
d inal copy without any modifications. There
a. re also thousands of people, who having
once used Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, will
never use any other medicine, because they
t know its value in cases of sick-headache, ner
vousness, indigestion, dyspepsia or liver and
1 kidney troubles. Be sure to try it.
d The women of Germany have declared
d open war on the beard.
Tetterine Cares Quitokly.
"Only two appilgations of Tetterine cured
d a bad case of Ring Worm from which I had
150. a pox by mail from J.T. Shuptrine, Savan
nah, Ga., if your druggist don t keep it.
e Gi e neither counsel nor salt until you
k are asked fur it.
At the Italian restaurants a small dish
y of l'armean .or grated cheese is put on the
u table with the soup tureen.
9 FITSpermanentlvcured.No fitsornervous.
ncse fte frtst day's use of Dr. Kline's Great
Nerveaest.orr. E2 trial bottle and treatise free
Dr. R. H. KjIaE, Ltd., 931Arch St. Phila.,Pa.
Youth strews flowers before beauty, old
ae e hrowa itself.
,e Mrs. Winow's Socthir.ng Syrup for childrea
Stf 7 :.i :,ecften t egumr , redvcees iflamma
d ir, all 1 ain, curs wind colie. 2tc a bottle.
- Numbers of men like to lean on other
d ' .
Ir Pi ' Cure ; the beet medlcine we ever used
h fo: all af: 3 :'ius o Lbhron.t rp.1 lunes.-We.
O. E.r S:.E, Van.urn, Ind., Feb. 10. 1900.
)f A - scr's face is lhke a baok noie, every
b. line of it means money.
All goods are atie to P~7ersan FADELESS
SDre, as they color all fibers at one boiling.
Le Scld by all druggists.
SThe United States produces about four
fi'::r; of the total of corn reported for the
a- wholc wor:d.
How's This t
We offer One hIundred Dollars Reward for
r.'v case or Catarrh that cannot be cured by
flall's Catarrh Cure.
It P. J. CHEETX & Co., Props., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F. J.Che
ney for the last 15 years, au, believe him per
i feetly honorable in all business transactions
d and financially able to carry out any obliga
y tion made by their firm.
WCsT & Taux,Wholesale Druggists,Toledo,
re WALDzwo, Knwar&~Aavux,Wholesale Drug
ie sts Toledo Ohio.
e tall's Catarrhi Oure is taken internally, act
ing directly upon the blood and mucous sur
faces of thesystem. Price, 75e. per bottle
le Sold by all Druggists. Testimonials free.
r- Hall's Family Pills are the best.
pt If you write thirty words a minute your
d en is traveling at the rate of 300 yards an
Best For the Bowels.
- No matter what ails you, headache to a
e, cancer, you will never get well until your
re bowels are put right. CAscAsre help nature,
cure you without a gripe or pain, produce
Be easy natural movements, cost you Just 10
- cents to start getting your health back. Cas
CAzs Candy Cathartic, the genuine, put up
in metal boxes, every tablet has C. C. C.
stamped on it. Beware of imitations.
Nothing makes a woman quite so mad
er as to be told that some other woman is
, sorry for her husband.
The Distinctive Value
of Syrup of Figs is due " its pleasant form and perfect freedom from every
objectionable quality or substai. and to the fact that it acts gently and truly
as a laxative, without in any way disturbing the natural functions. The
requisite knowledge of what a laxative should be and of the best means for its
production enable the California Fig Syrup Co. to supply the general demand
for a laxative, simple and wholesome in its nature and truly beneficial in its
effects; a laxative which acts pleasantly and leaves the internal organs in a
naturally healthy condition and which does not weaken them.
To assist nature, when-nature needs assistance, it is all importaxt that the
medicinal agents used should be of the best quality and of known value and S> rup
of Figs possesses this great advantage over all other remedies, that it does not
weaken the organs on which it acts and therefore it promotes a healthful con
dition of the bowels and assists one in forming regular habits. Among its many
excellent qualities may be mentioned its perfect safety, in all cases requiring a
laxative, even for the babe, or its mother, the maiden, or the wife, the invalid,'
or the robust man.
Syrup of Figs is well known to be a combination of the laxative principles
of plants, which act most beneficially, with pleasant aromatic liquids and the
juice of figs, agreeable and refreshing to the taste and acceptable to the system,
when its gentle cleansing is desired. The quality of Syrup of Figs is due not
only to the excellence of the combination, but also to the original method of
manufacture which ensures perfect purity and uniformity of product and it is
therefore all important, in buying, in order to get its beneficial effects, to note
the full name of the Company-California Fig Syrup Co.-printed on the front
of every package.
San Francisco, Cal
Louisville. Ky. New York. N. Y.
PFOR SALE BY ALL LEADING DRUGGISTS. PRICE FIFTY CNTS PZrm BOTTiLa
II .3 IIl a i I" .
Rev. Marguerite St. Omer Briggs, 35.
Mount Calm Street, Detroit, MNchigan,
Lecturer for the W. C. T. U., recommends
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
S"DEAR MRS. PINKHAM : - My professional work has for the past
twenty years brought me into hundreds of homes of sickness, and
I have had plenty of opportunity to witness the sufferings of wives
' and mothers who from want, ignorance or carelessness, are slowly
i but surely being dragged to death, principally with female weakness
>1 and irregularities of the sex. I believe you will be pleased to know
that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound has cured
1, more women than any other agency that has come under my rLtice.
r Hundreds of women owe their life and health to you to-day, and, here
fore, I can conscientiously advise sick women to try it."-M-IARGUURITn
ST. Ouxr BRIGGS.
$5000 FORFEIT IF THE ABOVE LETITER IS NOT GENITINE.
When women are troubled with irregular or pminful menstruation,
6 weakness, leucorrhcsa, displacement or ulceration of the womb, that bear
r- in-down feeling, inflammation of .the ovaries, backache, flatulence
general debility, indigestion, and nervous prostration, they shOulci
2 remember there is one tried and true remedy. Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound at onee removes such troubles.
No other medicine in the world has received such widespread and
unqualified endorsement. No other medicine has such a record of cures
n- of female t;ubles. Refuse to buy any other medicine.
e, Mrs. Pinkham invites all sick women to write her for advioe.
;- She has guided thousands to health. Address, Lynn, Mass.
DON'T BIND THE BODY
THE NEW SHAPE
1 ROYAL WORCESTER
BON TON CORSETS
are made on scientific health principle.
e Ask dealer to show them. Accept
no other just as good.
Royal Worcester Corset Co.
e WORCESTER. MASS.
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/ieve lutiens set growing aen we upseot b.60 o at hrmers to retor
The only spring wheat ea seah that wiltl yield a payingepr north e t. .oh.
a)r a wet sd In every stats Ia the Utoe. We sLo ae the eslehobad MIaea.
Seml wheat, yieldiW ow er sre bkaela per sm.
The meet marvelms *eal e a hMy feed* ea eth. p, s mlag emS to bes"hes
etara tgad a seo t Fis my pe msre.
we arVee t. largest growersal ear stenk at emarleses P . se, Sweet ae s"t
alt meaty makiag vegstehtoe Isoet.m... PrFl ms are very lew. Oaisea te S
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