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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY-, . -FEBRUARY 2.1909.;
By HALLIE ERMINIE RIVES,
Author of "Hearts Courageous," Etc
COPYRIGHT. W08. THE -BOBBS - MERRILL COMPAHT
SYNOPSIS vOF PRECEDING CHAP-
CHAPTER I.David . Stires, deter
mined to disinherit hja Scapegrace son
Hugh "in favor of hia blind wiril, Jes
sica Holme, Is dissuaded by the grlrl
and Rev. Harry Sanderson. The latter,
who resembles Hugh greatly, -sowed his
wild oats -with the younger Stirs in
college, where he was kuuwn as "Satan
. CHAPTER II. Hugn returns and Is
welcomed by. his father. There Is no
hope of Hugh's .reformatlbn, but Jes
sica, deceived by h-r blindness, loves
lilm. He plans to marry her.
CHAPTER III. Harry lends him
CHAPTER IV. Jessica Is to marry
Hugh, and a foieign surgeon is com
ing to operate .on her eyes. Jessica,
whose sight is restored, is married to
Hugh, -Harry officiating, although h
loves the girl. Immediately after the
ceremony Stires is Informed that his
eon has forged his name for $5,000.
CHAPTER -V. Harry, sent upstairs
to bring Jessica to the old man, is mis
taken by her tor her newly wedded hus
band. He kisses her. .
CHAPTER VI Hush flees, and Jes
eiea reproaches Harry for having led
him In evil ways In college. Stires signs
the will disinheriting Hugh.
CHAPTER VII and VIII. Nearly a
year has passed. ' Hugh, who has been
In the mining country, returns and re
proaches Harry'for his downfall. The
minister in an effort to save liim plays
cards with him on the altar table. Har
ry stakes gold and the spendthrift
waxen wafers, each one representing
a tlay of decent living.
CHAPTER IX. Hallelujah Jones, an
itinerant preacher, spies on the game
it wul Harrys
a stone from a catapult Into Hush's
place to bear his knavery, to Buffer bis
dishonor and to redeem the baleful rep
utation he had made. .
A. step outside the cell. the. turning
of the key. The door opened, and
Jessica, pale and tremblinc'atodd .on
the threshold. . t::: : -
"I cannot help It," Bhe said as she
came toward him, "though yon told
me not to come. I have trusted nil the
while and waited . and and prayed.
But today I was afraid. Surely, sure
ly, the man you are protecting has had
time enough. Hasn't he? 'Won't you
tell them the truth "now?", . :,
He knew not how to meet the piteous
reproach and terror of that look. She
had not heard the street preacher's
declaration, he knew, but even if she
had it would have been to her only
an echo of the old mooted likeness. He
bad given her comfort once, -but this
was no more to be. no matter what It
tqea&t t3 liiru or to her.
"Jessica," he said steadily, "when
you came to me here- that first day
and I told you not to fear for me I did
not menu to deceive you. I thought
then that It would all come right. But
coincthiiig has happened shitty theu-r
something that .makes, a difference. . I
cannot tell who 'was the murderer of
n nl hreAlrtt - In mn It With
bishop Hugh, vanishes and Harry, Moreau. .1 cannot tell you or auy one
jumps into an automobile for a swift ejr.e. either liow or at any time." :. . .
''CHAPTER' X The minister's car! She gazed at hta startled. She had
fails into the river, and he Is hurt, a cinlden conception of some element
Harry wakes to fin dhimself uncon- ).iMlptft mlcvesspil 4ii hii nvikeun
aclous of his own identity in a freight Uii.ie.to.. uuKi.esscu . a nis makeup
car with tramps. He wears a ring romettiing inveterate and adamant,
with his initials. "II. S.," but they sig-( could it be that he did not Intend to
"CHAPTER XI -Jessica, accompany-' tell at all.? The very Idea was mon
Btires, who is in poor health, is in a Etious. Yet that clearly Was his mean
mountain sanitarium overlooking the ,n . t,a WmI him with flashing
Little Paymaster claim and the town lDS- ,ne Wo11 al n,m w,rn nasnmg
of Smoky Mountain. In town she hears eyes. " "
the name Hugh Stires execrated. ) ..yon tucttn you WHP not!" sjhe . ex-
CHAPTER XII. In Smoky Mountain , , .
Harry is taken for Hugh. He whips claimed bitterly. "ou are bent -on
Devlin, the town bully. Jessica wit- sacrificing yourself.' then? You are go-
nssing tne lignu jus part is taxen oy
Tom Felder. attorney.
CHAPTER XIII. Going out of town
Harry Is struck by a stone hurled at jt gts vour man's gospel. Can't you
noble as yon noble enough to shield
ft murderer to his own danger." ' . w "
"Ah, ho, Jessica ! he Interposed geh
tly. .'"I only sail, that In my place he
would do the same."
"But you are shleldfng a murderer."
she Insisted fiercely. "You will not ad
hibit it, but 1 know. There can be no
Justice or right in that If Harry San
: dersoh Is all' "you "think 'him, If.lie
stood hcre'now and knewsthe whole.
he would say it was wicked not brave.
and noble, but wicked and cruel." . :i
) He shook his head,-ami the " sntl
shadow of a bitter smile touched hl.
lips. "He would, not say so." be said.:.
A dry. sob answered him. He turned
and leaned his elbows on the narrow
window .sill, every nerve aching, but
powerless to comfort. He. heard her
step. The door closed sharply. .
Then he faced into the empty. cell.
Bat down on the cot and threw out his
arms, with a hopeless cry: , .
. "Jessica, Jessica!" ,
- - - s
Jessica left the jail with despair in
her heart Th hope on which she had
fed these past days had failed' her.
What was there left for her to do?
Like a swift wind, she went np the
street to Felder'a office. She groped
her way up the unllghted stair and
tapped on the door. There was no an
swer. Sue pushed it open and entered
the empty 'outer room, where a study
lamp burned on the desk..
A' pile of legal- looking papers had
been set beside It, and with them lay a
torn page of a newspaper whose fa
miliar caption gave her a stab of pain.
Perhaps the news of the trial had
found its way across the ranges to
where the names of Stires and Moreau
had been known., Perhaps every one
at Anlston already knew of It. was
reading about It pitying her. She pick
cd It tip and scanned It hastily. There
was no hint of the trial. but her eye
caught the news which had played its
role In the courtroom, and she read It
to the end.
Even in-her own trouble she read I
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-CHAPTER XIV. Jessica and Pren
dergast. jlugh's partner, take Harry,
whom they both mistake for Hugh, to
the latter's cabin.
; CHAPTER XV. Jessica . Is worried
by her supposed husband's illness and
goes to his cabin. Jessica's love for
Hugh returns. '
. CHAPTER XVI. Prendergast hints
to -Harry of the shady source of the
money accumulated by the former and
:.CHAPTER XVIL Harry Is suspected
of. a murder believed to have been com
mitted .by Hugh. Prendergast quarrels
with Harry and threatens to tell what
ha knows. His look of hatred is seen
by' Jessica and troubles her.
CHAPTER XVIII. Harry' is suspect
ed, in town, of robbing the sluice of a
hydraulic company. Jessica's horse runs
away with Devlin's child, and Harold,
jumping Into an automobile, brings her
TnHflr nafelv. -"
CHAPTER XIX. Going to Harry's
cabin to leave the forged draft for him.
Jessica, who still believes him to oe
Hugh, tells him she is his wife. He
still- do-s not know who he really Is.
CHAPTER XX Harry, In bis sleep,
enters Jessica's room at. the sanitarium.
He Is taken for a- burglar, and she helps
htm to escape.
CHAPTER XXI. Harry finds the draft
and takes himself for - Hugh Stires.
thief. Working on the claim, he finds
a rich pockets of gold. David Stires
tells Jessica Hugh has refunded the
$5,000, which has been .paid by Harry.
Stires forgives his son and then dies.
CHAPTER XXII. Harry pays a visit
to- bin old home.-
. CHAPTER XXIIL Harry returns to
Bmoky Mountain and finds over the
grave of Stires a. statue. .!The Prodigal
Son," carved by Jessica. - He believes
the dead man to have- been his father.
Jessica, still calling him Hugh, con
(hwi her love for him.
'. CHAPTER XXIV. Hallelujah Jones
appears in Smoky Mountain and rec
u?n1se Harry as the gambling rector.
visa vnic recalls to Harry his Identity.
He Is crushed by the knowledge that
he has been "coveting Hugh's wife. JeB-
in, tnnwi f tit hnnttne- or- f renuer-
e-nst In -the act of robbing the sluice.
He. dies after telling the sheriff Hugh
is "the murderer of Moreau, fouad dying
on the hillside -months before.
CHAPTER XXV, Haunted by Mo-
reau's murder. Hugh returns to the
mountain and meets Harry In his own
cabin. They quarrel. As a knock comes
at the door Harry thrusts Hugh into
an .Inner room. Jessica warns Harry
he Is sourht for Moreau's murder. He
helps Hugh to escape. , giving him his
rtflg iinu lliv l.uillulliaLiuii yj i. ins oiuuj
safe, and for love o Jessica remains
t CHAPTER XXVI. He is put in jai!
ana win not ten Jessica tne train aDoui
the crime.. Hugh; going to Harry's
ntndv. sets Are to it accidentally and
is badly burned.- He is taken by the
city for Harry. .'
- CHAPTER XXVII.-Jessica at Har
ry's trial takes the stand in his de
x fense . The electric lights go out in the
t-otirt room, and. she leaves the room.
Hallelujah Jones declares In court that
the prisoner Irt.'rtot Stires, but Sander
son. His testimony is '.refuted' by the
reports of the supposed Harry's injur
ies. 'Jones is. run out of town. .
r -a v
S Harry' isfood again In the
obscure- half darkness of
. gfc uui uie . present i naa a
. W nrroachtnr slimlflfnnce;
: VVC , thit it Was but the bandl
work fink resultant, of forces in Ms
own past. lie himself had set Hugh's
feet on the red path, that had pointed
see how wicked and selfish it is? Y'ou
are thinking only of him and of your
self, not of me." .
"Jessica. Jessica!" he protested, with
a groan. P.ut In the self torture of her
questionings she paid no heed.
"Don't you think I suffer? Haven't I
borne enough, in the months since 1
married you for you to want to save
me this? Do you owe mevnothlng, me
whom you so wronged,'-whose"
. She stopped suddeuly at the look on
his face of mortal pain., for she had
struck harder than she knew. It pierc
ed through the fierce resentment to her
deepest heart and all her love and pity
gushed back upon her In a torrent
She threw herself on her knees by the
bare'cot, crying passionately ;
"Oh. forgive me! Forget what I said!
I did not mean It. I have forgiven you
a thousand times over. I never ceased
to love you, .1 love you now more than
aU the 'world."
"It Is true," he said, hoarse misery In
his tone. "I have- wronged yon. if 1
could coin , my blood drop , by drop-to
pay for the past I could not set that
right. If giving my life over and. over
again would save you pain 1. would
give it gladly. But what you ask now
la one' thing I cannot do, It would
make me a. pitiful coward." I did not
kill Moreau. That Is all I can say to
yoti or fo thoJe who try tie.'
"Tour life!" she said with dry Hps.
"It will mean that That counts so
fearfully much to rue. more. than my
own life a hundred times. Yet there Is
something that counts more than all
that to you
His face was that of a man who
holds his hand in the fire. .""Jessica,'
ho said, "it Is like this with me. When
you found me here the day I saw you
on the balcony I was a man whose
soul bad lost its compass and Its bear
ings. My conscience was asleep. You
woke it. and it Is fiercely alive how.
And now with my memory has come
back a debt of my past that I never
paid. Whatever the outcome, for my
goul's sake I must settle it now and
wipe It from the score forever."
She rose slowly to her feet with
"'He saved others.' " she quoted la
a hard voice; '"himself he cbuia Dot
save!' I once beard a minister preach
from that text at home. It was your
friend, the Rev. Henry Sanderson.
thought It a ,very spiritual sermon
then. That Was before I knew what
bis companionship had been to you.
' "If there were any Justice in the uni
verse,"' she aUded, ."It' should be be
immolating himself now, not yon.. But
for him you would never be here.,. He
rained your Hfe -and mine, and I "bate
and despise him for -a Belflsb' hypo
; That was what he himself had
seemed to ber in those old days. The
fdge of a flush touched bis forehead
as ne eaia siowiy, almost appeaiingiy.
. "Be was not a hypocrite, , Jessica
whatever he was it was not that " At
. -. '
him to the snaraefut firminus. lie had
gambled for tlug'lis future,; forgetting coUega he did what he did too openly.
that his past remained, a thing that That wasils tailing, not caring what
miist be covered. He had won Hugh's others thought He despised weakness
counters, bat his .own right to be him- In others. He thought it noue of his
self he hud staked aad lost long before ' affair. So others were Influenced. But
A . . . . . . ..... f
inat game pa roe communion taDie un- arter ne came to see things differently
Get tne pamietr trrucmxionr , - i from another, standpoint when ie
The orda be had otoe'e said fo Hugh " went IntQ.the ministry he would have
re?iitTed to him with T a kind of awe: given the world to undo rtw
"rot myseir la tOUT ; I wish to XIen's likings are strange." she said.
Cod I coUIdT '. " .' . ' "Because be never had temptations
'JJ-;ate was It Gothad taken h1m -like yours and has never d6he Sffhat
at JiiJ word.- He had beeh hurled like . the law call3 wrong yon thr&S he Is as fr yourself. ' Refuse all substitutes.
It should be he immolating hlmscl)
tioic, not you.n
with a sniver. Yet. awful as the fate
which narry Sanderson had, so nar
rowly missed. It was not to be com
pared with that which awaited Hugh
for. awful as it was, it held no shame.
In a gust of feeling she slipped tc
her knees by the one sofa the 'room
contained and prayed passionately. As
she drew - out her handkerchief - to
stanch the tears that came something
fell with a musical tinkle at her feet.
It was the little cross she had' found
In front of the hillside cabin that had
lain forgotten in ber pocket during the
past anxious days. As she pressed It
the ring ift the top gave way, and the
cross parted in halves. .Words were
engraved on the Inside of the. arms a
date and the name Henry Sanderson
The recurrence of the name Jarred
and surprised her. Hugh had dropped
It an old keepsake of the friend who
bad been his beau ideal,- his exemplar
and whose ancient influence was still
dominant He had clung loyally to the
memento, blind In bis constant liking,
to the wrong that friend bad, done him
She looked at the date. It was May
28. She shuddered, for that was the
month and day on which Dr. Moreau
had been killed. The point had been
clearly established today by the prose
cution. To the original owner of that
cross perhaps the date that had come
Into Hugh's life with such a sinister
moaning was a glad auuiversary.
Suddenly she caught her hand to her
cheek. A .weird . Idea had rushed
through her brain; The religious sym
bol had. stood for Harry Sanderson,
and the chance coincidence of data
had Irresistibly pointed to the murder.
To her 'excited senses the Juta'po6l
tion held a bizarre, uncanny sugges
tion. This cross, the very, emblem of
vicarious sacrifice! Suppose Harry
Sanderson had never given It to Hugh'
Suppose he had lost it on the hillside
She snatched up the paper again.
"Who has been for some months on a
prolonged vacation" the phrase stared
sardonically at her. That might cam
far back she' said it under her breath.
fearfullyr-beyond-the murder of Dr.
Moreau. Her , face burried.aud hrt
breath came liiJrpl and : fast Why
when she brought her warning to th
cabin had Hugh beehi so anxious to gel
her awayoinless 'to -prevent lier Right
of the man Who Was there, to whom he
had taken her hprse? vyuo was theru
In Smoky Mountain' whom , he woul.l
protect at hazard o("hls own life?
Jessica's veins were all .afi:"c. A rec
tor murderer? A double career? Was
It beyond possibility? It came to hoi
like an irhplnglug ray of light, the old
curious likeness! that had . sometimes
been 'made a ' jest of at the white
bouse In the aspens.! Moreau and 1'ren
dergast had believed it to be Hugh.
So had the town.;; for the body had
been found on his ground But on tha
night whens the real murderer camo
again to" the 'cabin perhaps It was his
coming that had brought back the lost
memory. Hugh had known the truth.
In the light of this supposition, bis
strained manner then, his present de
termination not to speak, all stood
plain. -: f '
What had he meant by a debt of bin
past that he had never paid? He could
owe no debt to Harry Sanderson. It
he owed any debt It was to his dead
fat'ier. a thousand times more than the
draft he had repaid. Could be bu
thluklcg In his remorse that his father
had cast him off. counting himself
nothing, remembering wily that Harry
Sanderson had Jieen -Da-vUl Stires' fa
vorite and St. James', which must be
smirched by Ilia odtuiii of Its rector,
the apple of bis eye?
Jessica had "snatcTied at a straw, be
cause it was .the only buoyant thing
afloat lu -the dragging tide. Now with
a blind fatuousness she bugged It
tighter to her bosom.- One purpose
possessed her to confront Harry San
derson. - What matter . though she '
missed the ' remainder.' of ' the trial? :
She could do nothing. .Her hands were
tied. If the truth lay at Anlston she
would find It : She thought "no farther
than this. Once In Harry Saudersou's
presence, what "she should say or do
she scarcely i Imagined. i.-n The horrify
ing question filled herjthought to the
oxcluslon of. jail that, 'hi ust follow Its
answer." It was- surety and self con
viction she craved, "only to read in hts
eyes the truth about the murder of
' She suddenly . be.m to tremble.
Would the doctors let her' see him ?
What excnsencouiii sbe give? If fie
was the man who had been in Hugh's
cabin that night i he had heard her
speak, had known she was there. He
must not know beforehand of her com
ing lest be have suspicion of her er
rand. Bishop .. Ludlow - he could gain
her nccess to hinu. Injured. ' flylnfi
perhaps, maybe be did uot guess that
Hugh was In Jeopardy for his crime.
Guilty and dying.- if he knew this, he
would surely tell the truth. But If he
died liefore she could reach him? The
paper was some days old. He might
be dead already'. She took heart, how
ever, from the statement of his Im
She sprang to hor feet and looked at
her chatelaine watch." The eastliound
express was overdue.. There was no
time to lose. Mhiutes might count,
She examined her' purse. She had
money enough with her.
Five minutes later she was at the
station, a scribbled note was on its
way. to Mrs. Ilalloran. and before a
swinging red lantern the long Incom
ing train was shuddering to a stop.
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Last Two Months Enjoyed
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I 1! -- ! - 1. . . 1 . , ' ' J
iwueve xs ui uiey can u now,, ana , tnat his medicine will aetualiv nut the
going through bankruptcy proceed- stomach In p-nn.i rnnHitinn i ha- hi
Ings? Echo answers 'none.' and so .chroni. Ktomah tPmi1)15, Kf,vr.
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If there are any newspaper reporters and , have becn able t0 eat next to
present, that they must take all re-' nothini? since
sponsibility upon themselves l they ... h t . ,; . Bi:i,tPSt m.
have the temerity to publish this ad-. j0Vment in livinsr I have I.e.i so re
dress or any part of it, for free speech, messed hv mv condition. Neither nhV.
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ure of one's health and strength; then
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NOT ONLY ONE SHADOWED
(Continued From Page Five.)
In the month of June last year at the
time when the buckeye trees are in
bloom. This tree, it can't recall the
scientific name) is the most beautiful
of all the trees that" grow, Symmetrl
cally perfect, rich? in foliage and when
In bloom, magnificent. "
- "Ohio is called, the Buckeye, state,
but there are more buokeye trees iu
theNMohawk Valley than in the whole
state of Ohio. The highways are lined
with them, house yards are dotted with
them, and ttiey.&re scattered Over the
broad valley and hillsides In great pro
fusion, making ' the loveliest ; sight of
nature's beauty mortal ever looked up
on. No wdnder:the ground hog loved
this " beautiful valley,. I visited the
ground hog den from where our old
hunterobtained jthe" first jiair that was
brought to Illinois;-'
: "I met many members of the My.
hawk Ground iJbg'sdclety and convey
to yon here today the best wishes of
that society. -
"Our motto is ! as you all know
'Faith In thegrpund hog and attend
strictly to yoar own business.'- Some
times for selr'-tiresefvation we are
obliged to iglve'the other fellow's busi
ness some Treslftalr. 'Here Is an in
stance. I understand, that there has
been a school established in the ctty
ot Rock - .Islandjo- teach, young myi
stand, the business in their reRuectiv President street Brooklvn aid-
lines, of tiade. Whoever heard, of a . "According to' my experience, - this
farmer failing ('going to the wall.' I nian rooilf. ,a inAur,a in h! i'a"im
ahd a free press are in doubt.'
Comsnlttec Protest Report. '
At the close of the president's ad
dress, the committee on the ground
hog hole came In prepared to report.
The report follows:
sicians nor medicine helped me, and it
was only by the most careful diet that
1 was able to retain any food what
ever. For the past seven months I
have not eaten a particle of meat. In
the most skeptical frame of mind pos-
;"Mr. President. Your committee to slhle t rall, ln s Mr ror nhnnf
whom was entrusted the most respon- tWo . months ago, while he was
sioie taste oi any conneciea wun our Brooklyn. I had not the smallest hop-
society, have performed to the best cf
our ability .that duty. 'We arrived at
tne ground nog hole before sun up s
has always been our custom. The day
was clear and there was no doubt as 10
the shadow when the sun came up. So
we crawled up close to the hole that
we might gee distinctly every move of
the ground hog, and as the first
glimpse of the sun was visible above
the horizon the ground bog's nose ap
peared at the mouth of the hole, and
he timed himself and moved out as
the sun mqve'd up, and' when that
great luminary appeared in his full
glory the ground hog was tail and all
out of his hole. Immediately his form
was plainly silhouetted on the steep
bank near by. Then with a sad coun
tenance he slowly turned and re
entered his hole, and yoar committee
reluctantly predicts six weeks more of
A hearty vote of thanks to the citi
tens of Taylor Ridge was unanimously
noted and then came adjournment.
Many Sleepless Nigts, Owing to a Per-
sistent Cough Relief Found
; .. at Last, ".:-
V "For several winters past my, wife
6as been troubled with a most persist
ent and disagreeable cough, which in
variably extended over a period of
sayeral weeks and caused her many
sleepless nights," writes Will J. Hayr
tier, editor of the Burley, Colo.,4Bu
lotln. Vvarious; remedies were Iriejl
each year.j.with no beneficial results
Trt Mnvp-nhpi lant th cnnfh nsxnin tint
- - " ' - . w CT O
uj iin appearance and. my wife,- acting
oi ; the suggestion of a friend;' pur
chased . a bottle of Chamberlain 3
Cough Remedy... The" result was, in
deed, marvelous. , After, three doses
tne cough entirely- disappeared and
has not manifested itself since." This
remedy is for sale by all druggists.
his medicine would help me, as I had
given up hope during the past year. I
obtained some of his medicine and be
gan its use. Today I am apparently
as well as ever. 1 obtained Telief so
rapidly that it is positively wonderful
am convinced that the success thi3
man is having In New York, is .richly
In a short interview Mr. Cooper said:'
"I have been in New York a little less
than two months. So far as I can judge
there are now about fifty thousand peo
pie taking my preparations. Before I
leave there will be not less than one
hundred thoueand, as the number is
increasing very rapidly' and fjeople are
just beginning to learn what my prep
aration does. I expect to fully prove
l-.ifnro T 1 f i v-. i V-otar Vnrfr tha ulnim I
made- when I arrived, . namely that
stomach trouble Is the great curse of
the 20t!i century among highly civil
ized races and that it is' responsible
for ninety per cent of all ill-health.,
"My medicine does nothing but reg
ulate the stomach, yet I have, people
come to me daily and tell me that it
has relieved them of many and various
ailments not generally recognized as
due to stomach trouble.
"It is easy enough to verify this
statement. An hour spent In listening
to What people who call to see me are
saying, who obtained my medicin".
some time ago, will prove, what I say
beyond a doubt." ' - " " '
Cooper's New Discovery Is the medi
cine which made such a wonuerful
record in New York. It is on sale at
leading druggists everywherei Should
your druggist hot "have it notify . Th
I am In good spirits, eat heartily, sleep Cooper Medicine compailyi Dayton,
well and am belter in. every way. I Ohio. r
.Hard Times Made Easy by Drs. Walsh
Pay What You Can. Pay Wfien You Can.
Every Chronic Sufferer is Given a Chance ' :
i RECORD OF COURT HOUSE
Real Estate Transfers. -. .
White, Pope & Guyer to James Jol-
ahpossihry'omentoot the art of j ley and Meliha Jolley; lot 5, block l3,
selling. ' I believe the. idea Is to make 'city of East Mollne, S135.
their pupUa iorMclent that, they , an' ! Willlarnockson and Jennie Jackson
To treat with . Drs. Walsh. Although hundreds
have been out of work during the last 14 months,
not one patient of ours ever bad to stop treating
because thjy were out of money through lack of
We have had 18 years of success here. -Over
50 doctors, who were probably very good 'doctors,
came here as specialists during that time- and
failed as specialists.'. We feel Justly proud of
our recorj. Most people think blood poison
cannot be cured still in our 15 years here We
haye not filled, in a single case. We not only ,
cured then, but we gave them a pleasant cure. :
We did no; let them become disfigured, with
sores or with hair falling out' in patches. , One tot
us has spe it nine seasons, in Hot Springs, and ;
while the t-estment there is, very beroicstill they
have .never equaled our record. ; Although we
have treated thousands of. nervous sufferers,
some both mentally and physically weak, brought
on by dissipation -and habits that were hard to, break, still we did not
have to send one in a thousand to a sanitarium or asylum. Our sue-"'
cess in treating Catarrh, Skin Diseases, Stomach, JJveiv . Kidney ., and
Bladder Diseases," has been of the same high order. In our surgical '
; work we have ne yer lost' a case. Our special home treatment for' wo-"
men has been praised by all who haye .tried .it..,:
!MEN Try our . painless, no risk cure for Varicocele, Hydrocele and "
.Enlarged Glands. - " , . .. - ,V . . :, s
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, . 124 West Third Street,' Davenport, Iowa. V : v ,
Hours 10 a. m. to 12 m., 2 p. m, to 4:20 p. m.'," 7 pm. to' It ;p.
m. Suhdays and holidays, 10:30 a. m. to 12 noon. No office -hbors
Tuesday evenings.. - : '
Dr. T.. M. WALSH.
Established In Dav
enport 15 years, 12
ye ara longer In
business In Daven
port than all oth