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VDUND COUPLE MARRIED
BEFORE THEY KNOW IT
DIDN'T RECOGNIZE PROSAIC
CEREMONY OF STATE OF ILL.
NOIS AS REAL ARTICLE.
Fail field, III. Uildesmalds, wlitto
Veils, brido's-ioscs, wedding marches,
wedding guests, wedding (.upper, old
Bhoes, rice, and all thuso cnthclv
delectable ncccssorlea to a Jolninc of
lieaits and linnds Miss Lola Walters
of Noble township, Itichland county,
was deprived of when she mnrrled
Peter Schultz, and nil because n Jus
tice of the peace did not know that
tlie wedding was set for the followiiin
Mr. Schultz gained the consent of
Miss Walters after a dcspeiate court
ship seveial weeks ago. Their en
gagement was announced. The young
Yelled the Bridegroom.
people were prominent and all of Rich-
Jand county was agog with interest in
the coming nuptials. The ceremony
was set for a ccitain day recently.
The day previous, however, Schultz
and his bride-to-be came to Fairfield,
the county seat, to secure the coeted
mairiage license. Neither bride-elect
Jior embijo bridegroom had been mar
ried before, and both had rather hazy
ideas of the natuie of the preliminary
, The license was duly secured. The
jprobate cleik, a tiuly obliging oung
man, aslsotl if the couple would like tc
be joined thoii and there. Schultz
took it that this question was one of
( the number of formal inquiries al
ready asked by the ofllcial, and for
the fourteenth time he said "I do."
1 Justice of the Peace McNeill's serv
ices were secured.
The couple stood before him. The
few woids which the piosiac laws oi
Illinois loquire to join a couple in
wedlock were spoken. No piayei
book was displajed. The couple did
not even join hands. Amen wab miss
ing from the vocabulaiy of the magis
trate. So how did Schultz and Miss
Walters know they weie being
Rut in conclusion of the biief cere
mony they awoke, when the justice
solemnly declnied: "I now pionouncc
you man and wife. Five doliais,
"Hey, stop," jelled the bridegroom.
"We don't want to get mauled light
now. We are going to got mariicd to
morrow night, and thcie's going to be
a supper and big doings. The whole
county is invited."
The bi idc could only express her
disappointment in tears.
"Can't help it," remonstrated the
magistrate. "Thought you wanted the
knot tied. Five dolhus, please."
And though the pretty chinch cere
mony was missing, Itichland county
was not disappointed. The wedding
Log Boom Filled with Rats.
South Bend, Wash. During a re
markble high tide, C. Iloggfrom, boom
tender for the South Hend Mill nnd
'. Timber Company, went to see about
i a boom and found tho logs literally
e warming with lats. So thick were
they that he had to kick some of them
off to gain standing loom, he says.
Theie appealed to bo scaicelyioon
on the logs for tho swarming rats nnd
some were fighting fleicely for a place.
The boom is a half mile long nnd near
ly full of logs.
Tho animals woio what are
known as "tide land mice," although
much linger than the ordlnnry mice.
The water front of all tldo land is
a little higher than next the upland
The tide ltins up tho sloughs nnd
floods the tide meadows next the up
land, first and then gradually Hoods
Ihe whole. In this manner tho lioides
of rats weio diiven to tho logs for
reruge, and piobably millions of them
were di owned.
', "How are you getting along at youi
j "Oh, beautifully. Wo talk about
Urownlng eveiy now and then,"
f "Hey, Stop!"
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when a true and wholesome remedy is desired it should be remembered that Syrup
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The Night of the Game.
First Sniflicatcd Peison Doesh
thish student belong here?
Landlady (co'ldlj ) No, all my stu
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Whether from Colas, Hi at, Stomnch or
Noivouh troubles, the nehes nro speedily
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Why doesn't Gomo enterprising at
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A Couch. If neulpctod.
often affects the
In Tim In h ' ltKi
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What you call temper In your wlfo
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For children toetlilnar, sot term the iruror, redu:ea to
BamrniiUun, Bllajra pain, euro w led culiu. 23i a liolUo.
A woman probably feels blue when
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MfflfllPTn H 5ii?1ffr?MiTfiHalilfiW
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"Why, ho must think I am a radia
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Try Murine In Your Eyes. At Druggists.
O Happy Beastl
Johnny The camel can go eight
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Freddy So could I If ma would let
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If a woman had any other excuse
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Some men have no excuse for being
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effects, always note, when purchasing, the full
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whether you call for Syrup of Figs
-or by the full name byrup of
Figs and Elixir of Senna.
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A man Is never so utterly unoriginal
as when lie is lovemaklng or praying.
IMLICS OUitHll JN 0 TO 14 DAYS.
PAZO OINTMBNT is cuarantoiHl to euro any caso
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The common people believe without
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cally on the female organs
effect on the Whole SVStem.
ingredients, being a pure
Biuier irora some iorm ot
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SSTra. W. "W. Gardner, of Paducah. Ky., tried Cardui and writes:
i "I think Cardui iB just nrnnd. I
I am 48 years old and feel like a
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have been usinp it for eleven years.
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