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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY. MARCH 18, 1013.
MUST LAY PIPES !
TO VATERMAINS '
PRIOR TO PAVING !
Emphatic Warning la Given
Owners Whose Streets Are
to Be Improved.
Peopie who own property aloes
street which are to be paved this
summer are warned by Commissioner
Jonas Bear to tee to It that their
ewr and water connections are put
in before th paving is laid, otherwise
they will b u&able to get these mod-
lug ordinance. The ro'.l was cal'.ed at
3:10 and th council did not adjourn.
until 6:30. H. A. Laxdeck and O. Cer- 1
vin presented at-n'ative ordinance
which had ben drawn up, and same
a considered section by section. A j
vote will be taken next Monday af
ternoon. The new ordinance, which
i proposed, stipulates various items
such as the thickness of wails and par- I
"ifions. construc'ion of foundations, '
class of ma'enal to be used, cor.s'ruc
tion of public bu.ld.njrs, etc
It was found that the reservoir ap
propriation fund Is exhausted and
there was no means of paying the sal
aries of Superintendent Sharp and o'h
', er employes at the filter plant. As
a r-u!t an oruinanre appropra' ing
, 12,000 from nest year's reservoir es
: pense fund was considered. The an
. nuaj appropriation w-lll not be made
' until April 1. and the commission
UP HALEY'S CASE
Iowa Chief Executive Replies to
An Inquiry by the Humane
Natural and oyster shade of
moft desirable weaves for Suit
and Coats absolutely all linen.
36 and 46 Indies w'de. prices
ranging from 35c, 39c, 45c,
Sale 1847 Silver Polish 19c Jewelry Dept.
YOUNG & McCOMBS
JL rnnPPPATlVP CTdBF rn . Rftf K IST.AXn
W J ft SW - AST m fcj a V A J
CO.. . ROCK ISLAND
Flaxon sheer Waistings,
white, plain and fancy,
large range to select from,
prices ranging from 19c,
25c, 29c, 35c, 39c, 50c.
EXPECTS A CHANGE SOON
Confident Legislature Will Provide
Complete Reform of State
Penal System. j
Pes Moines, Iowa. March IS. In'
response to the demand made by the
faced the alternative of either iss'i-
ert, rnnnr-W... Mr nu tr.M i . . i ,-.v. lOMnuffiM- wi,
this morning and aaked to have It em- i Ordinances providing for the con
phasi4 In the press, that uadr no struction of water mains on Thirty
c1rcuoiiUmce will he permit of new first street, between Fourteenth and
paving biiig torn up at tt-e request . Twelfth avenues, thence west to Thlr-
of tartlv property owner who want Itle-h :repf cm Fourteenth sver.tie he-
to connect with the sewer or water . tween Seventh and Eighth streets, 1
main. i were adop--d was also the sewer;
The city Is planning on more paving I ord. nance ' J YW.t "nth avenue, b
ttis year than has ever been laid !n ' twen Tn J ! Eleventh stree's. and
' '-' ,",'r !,":'" " "c 'h'' :. n. ss.on- ' tne Fourt-v.h and-a-ha!f street pav
''r" f-"1 '"' n S not J''P-r -r -i-'inp ordiaarce. from Seventh to Eigh- :
low the brand new thoroughfares to teenth avenue.
oe torn up immediately after being i Charles Bradv asked permalslon to !
install a scale in front of his office on !
Shortsighted people fail to appre- ( Twenty-fourth street, between Second
riat0 the addd value which paving ' Rnd Third avenues. The matter was
gives to their property and many who taken under ad cement. He also
live on uapaved utreefs feel that it! asked rerardin;; the arbitration mat
would be a waste of money to make j ter now pencils with the Burlington
their h'mis modern. Once the paving j road. and dry Attorney Witter was
is in. however, the worth of the prop- instructed to take up the matter with
-r'y advances U a point where it can i the proper authorities.
.. arf'irn to be without irr prove-nents
ar.il thi'ii the owners benin pestering
'iif- Hty for permission t" tear tip
'hp patrg iind put in the leads
0 r. r who are wise will have their
coniifr'.on lfiid Into their yards or at
le;iKr to thf paving line at onr-e. Tben
wh'-n they v.n:it to improve their prop
erty there r;:i be no need for wait
ii'g for Uie paving to wear out so
that p-rml&ilrn can be secured to tear
A c aim ff J. D. Taylor for a refund
of the arvo'int paid on sewer permit
w-as referred for future report, as was
also a rluim for rent of a microscope
used at th filter plant.
SOUTH ROCK ISLAND
IN LENGTHY MEET I
The democrats of South Rock Island
held a caucus at the town hall last
cipht and no:n1nated a complete ticket
to be prfsi:td to the voters at the
ooming township election In April. The
j ticket 1r a strong one and should prove
succefcpful a' the K'lls. The caucus
was 0!'K.-i!iizd with the selection by
i acrlarnmation of John Hladel as chair
man and .T;iriif-s 11 Normcyle as s"cre-
Proposcd Building Ordinance Is ,8r'- Tlie ticket which was named foi-
Considered Matter Laid : eS: , D u
, Supervisor Frank Bachman.
Over for a Week. i Hiehway rommishioner Edward
Th.- ommliou held one of the', -'""tices of the Pace Gvrge l.uk-
I'Tirthi.t ni.-t,t;cs induced in for;-ns tm U-nry Garth j. Sr.
oiumifeencn - .luhn Bollman. Emil
I.uchman end Anthonv Paridon.
MTiif time estfrdnv afternoon for the
purpose of ro-i.-idTitiK the new build
JUDGE FOR YOURSELF.
Which It Better Try an Experiment
or Profit by a Rock Island Citi- I
Souii-'hiiig now U an experiment.
Mui-t b- ii:o-d tj te ua represent-1
II. e f latcuioiit of a manufacturer Is
n-'i con . .i ir.K proof of mTit
l.'ir the otKl.irsotiieiit of frltids Is.
'W Fuptc-hil.K ou had a tad back,
A l.une. weak or aching one,
V. i.ulii M experiment on it?
You will read of man so-called
ct'i t r
Endorsed by stranRt-rs fr(tn far
ii w ;i - plaffs.
1 (1 Itoro:.' when the enilorycment
i 'linos from home
Easy to prove local testimony.
K ad tliis nw'
.1 I.. illiarii'-. engineer. X31 Fony
third street. Uork Ibland, li! . fays
"ItonnV Kidney Pi'.ls were beneflcinl
to tne n ri ri I k iid!y r 'cotnfnend tnetn
I lad t arl. o he and my kidneys vnr
irrekMil.ir in action. loan's Kidney
Pills nuiiie nie entirely well."
For :.le hv all dealers Price f0
e:it Foster-M illmrn compauy. Pu
.oo. N.' Vi-rk. M!e at-ntB for t tie
I noed Suites.
Keti.einl or the rume Doan'fi- atrl
take no oil,er t Advertisement.)
BALL IS SUCCESS
About ff couples from the tri-cities
attendeil the St. Futrick's ball nhirii
w."s given lust evening by the Knights
Ti mplar of Hock Island at the Ma
sonif temple Everyone present wore
the shamrock or a green carnation. An
excellent mush al proarrm was given
by the Criterion orchestra Refresh
ments were served during the evening.
BOARD IN SESSION
The executive board of the Mffern
'( oilmen of America convened at t lie
head o'hee in this city this morning,
th meetir.s being the reg ilar monthly
seion. Ko'itine teiFiness was sched
uled for I'oiisitiera' ion with nothing oiit
of the oni.nnr;. in s.;'ut.
its- Miiivh n-.c
tt w af'ernoor,
us is know t: t
Supervisors to Meet.
hoar. I of supervisors will hold
me br tinning tomcr-
l .p ,v
A f r
mi th .-
W. Clarke has made personal investi-
nation in behalf of Leonard AV. Haley, :
the man of mystery who is a prisoner ;
; in a solitary cell at the Fort Madison
Aroued by the ja. Wished statements :
of the solitary cell confinement meted
! out to Haley as punishment for h:s
; ref-iEa! to work under the prison con- '
tra. labor system, the president of
, tho Iowa Humane society, Thomas A.
: Mansfield, wrote Governor Clarke a
letter couched In strong language de
manding that he immediately do all in
h!s power to stop the cruel treatment.
The openinc sentenro of he letter ad
dressed to Governor Clarke reads:
"Iear Sir: The wa Ht'inane so
ciety demands that you with as little
delay as possible do all that is within
your power to put a stop to the cruel
treatment of a prisoner r.ampd Haley
now confined in a solitary i-eil at. Fort
exit i.kgim.ahvf: actios.
In response to Mr. Mansfield s letter,
Governor Clarke has written the hu
mane society that he conferred with
the warden of ihe Fort Madison peni
tentiary and the state board of con
trol relative to the Haley case, adding
that he called a conference of legisla
tors a few nights ago and discussed
the entire matter with them.
As the ouVome of this conference.
Governor Clarke sayg that he believes '
that legislation will be enacted which
will mean the abolishment of the old
solitary rell system a"d a reorganiza
tion of the penal system in Iowa Mr.
Marsfeid yesterday feplied in Gover
nor Clarke, thanking him for his inter-'
est 'n the prisoner, whose iuentiry has
! bt-en eetablished after 20 years of se- ;
i crecy as Leon A". Hardy of Rock Is- I
i land'. 111.
j Governor Clarke in his letter to Mr. 1
j Mansfield says:
"There are two sides to Mr Haley's j
rase You know it is a fact that there '
I are generally two sides to every qties- !
tion. The people, as a rule, have only
1 been hear'ng one side. Haley's is one
! of thf most remarkable cases that has !
' . . . i
: evT been bro"i'ht to my attention. .
t The pecuiiarifie.s ai.ri disposition rf
the rr:'n arp very unusua!. This, how- i
'ever, dons not prevent the rase from i
being a very unfortunate one. indee j
!t 's so recog fired by ihr heard of!
control ami lv the wanien. I is hard- I
ly a8 bad as lias been pictured and it is j
pretty hard to say what can be dar.f to
'hange very iruh the conrl:T:cns. j
iui i:i i Mt(i.i:wii.i:. j
"Haley is absolutely inrorr gible. H?
, has no regarj at all for the iisi ipiine
; of the prison. At any ra'e. this is the i
! Information that I have. The cells at!
i Fort Madison are an':'ii'a'ed. and onp .
' nvis: admit that they are not the kind
ha: ergons ought to lie confined in.
bur 'here are no others. The new cc!
house is not completed and cannot tie i
Ub'-d As soon i.s it Is tomolet' d there
'.vi;i ! a f!:fTr"--rit condition. I have
not yet been :it Fort Madison, and
cm. not tpeak fioin personal knowl
edge "I call' :i a eonferenco of the legis
lative members a few nii's ago and
'alke ! over tne whole niatter with
thm I tl ink we shall succeed before
the l"s" this seocion i n enatting
b-gisla'lon 'hiit u II jn;t f,ur prisons
!:! the ma'iatteint-r.-t of our prisoners
lipon an -ntir!y d.ff-n lit basis atid
upon one that all pt-uple will say is a'
very human0 or.e ind-ed. Th's is. at.
any rat", the c'r'ffiou in which I
fV.i'.l bend e.r effort at.ci (-n-rgy that
(.II1F.BMIH I.K'ITlill rlKli'.
"I was much delighted over the 'let
ter from Governor Clarke," said Mr. !
Mansfield yesterday af'ernoon. "It
shows a f .e spirl nnd a msrpos to
be hunianp. The Haley case is awf il,
.!: my (;:'.!iiou. i ws, tlad to net 'i,e
o'her side, I".' it must ne remembered ,
thst t-he man is human after all, wheth
er he was a murderer or nor. The
Iowa Humane go-'ty wants him treat
ed humanely, that, is all. We have no
compiaict against j-:s' punishment. I
wrote Governor Clarke that I even fa
vored the whipping post for wife beat- j
ers ar.d wife deserters " i
Easter But 4 Days Away. Hurry!
THE new Spring merchandise comes in daily by express and parcel post. Our Easter Exhibit is proving the greatest
event we ever held. But don't thank us thank Fashicndom for the prettiest styles women ever had. And the
beauty of it all is that if you cannot choose between two Hats you can get the two for what one has cost in any sea
son back of a year or so ago. We follow "style." We invented fair prices on really fine millinery.
We show most distinctive styles in outer wear. There is a
difference where quality is the FIRST consideration. Our Eas
ter Exhibit continues tomorrow. Come ! You are not only per
mitted, but we INVITE you to look all you please.
TIM 'Mmw ITonimiiftuair5 Pqpta
MUST MAKE ROOM
Cost What It Will.
Such opportunity for saving may never come again.
Last chance to save on merchandise cut deep in price to
make room for stocks bought by our new Furniture Buy
er. No matter what the loss, Ave simply MUST have more
room, so out they go. Come
tomorrow for the first choice.
surely clean up fast at these
almost giving away prices.
Odd pairs ranging In price from $3 to $4.75, for a pair $1.98
Scrim Curtains ranging in price from $2.50 to $8, your choice
of 12 patterns at $1.98
One pair fine I3russel Net Curtains $10 value for $5 00
One pair fine Bruesel Net Curtain?. $13.50 value for $6! 7 5
One pair fine Brussel Net. Curta'rs, $12 value for $600
One pair fine Brussel Net Curtains, $9.00 value for $4 50
9x12 Tapestry Rugs, $15 value for $9.98
9x12 Axminster Rug9, floral and oriental patterns,
$27.50 value at $21.50
9x12 A'elvet Rugs in neat floral patterns, $22.50 value at ... $17.50
A few patterns in room sizes, 8-3x10-6 and 9x12, slightly soiled to
go at cost. Ask to see them.
LINOLEUMS AT BELOW COST.
If you hive a small room now is your chance to cover the floor at
a great saving. First quality, $1.50 and $1.60 grade short lengths, up
to 10 square yards, to close out these remnants the price will be
75c Per square yard. Longer lengths of same quality at $1.2 5.
Remnants of 55c and 60c heavy printed Linoleum, 10 yards and
under at 39c.
Short lengths floor oil cloths, all widths, 3c to 40c values at per
yard 22 V? C.
A few foils imitation hard wood flooring, 24 Inches wide at per
New Easter Millinery in Con
stantly Changing Variety
i r w
Inexpensive Yet Pretty Are
These New Lingerie Waists
The Easter Suit seems to demand a fresh blouse and
here are four brand-new styles at very little prices.
Two are of voile, one prettily tucked, with a flat col
lar and three-quarter sleeves, at $1.75 and the other of
flaxon material has fine tucks and embroidery and a high
collar and Is $2.5 0.
Another new model is of white voile, trimmed with
ery and lace and has a square neck, $1.75. At $550 is a very
repe de chine made mannishly with high collar and long French
Choice of white or tan colors. Priced at $5.95.
of tir ftmrui Oil Stovt that bt
rwolutiomred kitrbeo tre'hcxl In cltv
und t n fane If it ii:r.iy bweer'Zff
t-e c- Nr'r 2w.i NEW FFR-
I- EC i i' 'SS were pk1 to Injuria. l.W
r.'ta. acJ orv:er ?a?r bv tl.e S'ttaiciartS
'11 C Vrr.pan . ao luu:na Corporation,
Itkst a rur ai r.a
1 N v.mp br.rr.t OP. At Jut half th
cam cf tfA-ocl-n. At two-tkjfi tha cet
of hfv'.r.a! ga. Ad4 tt it aaiar and
c.fanrf f1 an either.
N i! oil rf erro!r with indicator,
t' e KrrtvS o Ira ilea:ac. as4
ct rr ri. :.'ivi ff a?-.:rr
No'r i k;v- I egitiptr.en: the eah!
ret t p . (1fis L.f',M an towel
iaca. :;.e ajok.ee. oUurics broiar.
tie portable oven; tha iw-'aJ toafer.
F'jrntsbe4 w.ii of without abova
T:. trraU cost of trt NEW PER
FECTION ( Wick B:ue flace OfiCock
Steve it itt u b.f tr.rvnei ire wst
tt irt ff, ef".ency ani rnnrrxy in
boilirff, tro."..r;. bak.c. roat1n ar.d
t-atirtf. C'ce. two, threa cr four
burrifr. at cle ei.
Ycur nrarhr !earwi:: f'.ay tfeni
enttrata auj ycu price.
Our rfandr 72-pa Cak Book
nt oa receipt of fta caatta la
(tor to cover the cot of aailim
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Unusually Attractive Values
We have just received our Spring
shipment of silk lisle, suede lisle,
chamoisetre and doeskin gloves.
Ladies' two-clasp silk lisle Glflves
in ail shades, they Hell at 50c.
Ladies' twoilasp suede lis!j
Gloves with chamois finish in nat
ural and while, a splendid value
Ii'iies' I6button length chamois
lisir Gloves, suede f nish in natural,
black and uhile, an excellent qual
ity at 6 5c.
Ladies' 16-button length cham
oisette Gloves, suede finish In black,
natural and white, an extra good
value at $1. 00.
Indies' oi.f-clasp Raetno wash
able whitp doeskin Gloves, Irix
seam w.'n .:. rows or black
embroidered sti'ching At per
Pa'r $1.75. L
Iadies Bat-mo washable '
white do'-skin (iloves, 11-' 7
but'on length, cpn wrist,
with 2 clasps, pa r $2.98.
Light. Graceful Lines Distin
guish Spring High Shoes.
Tan shoes continue to lead
all others for women's wear,
and of these we have some
unusually smart styles in the
fiat heeled, blind eyelet Eng
lish walking Shoe type just
unpacked certainly fitting
to wear with the beautiful
browns of Spring outer wear
garments, a pair $4.
Just at this time of the year, too,
there is a preat demand for patent
It-a'her Shoes Probably more of
them are bought now than during
rC a" rest or me year,
ffT'f $3 'o $4 a pair.
--&t J of course, dull black suede
tan Shoes are ko eood and
already here In variety.
Rear, Main Floor.
Each day brings a new assortment in the Mil
jf linery Dept, replacing those that daily troop
f out. And by that we mean multiplaction of va
riety and not endless repetition of styles.
Styles Scintillate With Paris Ideas
And what does Paris say? In a word sim
plicity. But it Is the simplicity of art done with the art that couoeals art.
And the skilled milliners ia our workrooms have caught the knack!
Just Unpacked! A Fascinating Display to Sell
at $2.98 and $3.98. Others to $50.
Colors no limit to the colors; all colors are pood and many are rlvld
shown in the feathers as well as other irinimiuss. Some very daring com
binations of line, shape and color are shown for those desiring pronounced
Feathers and trimmings are In stand-np or stand-off arrangement, the
former adding height to short women, the hitter effective for tall women:
A special feature of this millinery service is the attention given to
the size, fitting and trimming of bonnets, toques and turbans, particularly
if the wearer's hair Is thin.
A very charming lot of Easter styles Including bonnets, toques and tur
bana. Everywhere in the Women's
Sections of Dress There
is Brilliant Color
Color is the first and the last
word in women's clothes this
Spring. And it isn't ordinary
color, either,' but color that fair
ly glows, that reminds one of burning
skies and blaring jewels and the
Orient generally. And it Is as pro
nounced in practical suits and coata
as In evening wraps and gowns.
Here are the gold tones, the pale
maize, the pure Japanese yellow. Here
are the new pale brick color and the
more vivid reds, Including cerise alTd
azalea; the whole gamut of grsens;
the light bright blues and peacock
blue. And there is a veritable army
of tans, bright and delicate, sometimes
made gay with blue or rose or gold
In Full Readiness for Easter
and Spring Wear
We are particularly proud of our
$25 suits for women and they have
been attracting so much attention.
They are quite different from the or
dinary tailored suit, as they have
touches that distinguish to-order suits
selling at double the price.
These suits are just from the box
and ready to step into and wear.
Szveet Meats and Easter
Novelties for Discrim
A line of sweets candied tastefully,
topped by Samosot chocolates In pound
and two-pound cartons. I'p to $1 the
Kaster Novelties a full line giving
you ample variety for choosing. You
will find ducklings, little chicks, rab
bits, birds and fancy little baskets,
5c 10 25c ech-
Easter I'ost Cards choice 5c doten.
Wall Paper Specials
38,000 rolls of Wall Paper from the 5 and 10 cent store,
Chicago, purchased by us at 40 cents on the dollar on Bale this
8,000 rolls of Kitchen and Bedroom Papers, 5 and 10 cent store price 5c,
our price 3 'n C. Border same prii e as wall anil ceiling.
10.000 rolfs Dimlng room. Hall and Store Papers, 6 and 10 cent Btor
price 10c, our price 6 C aud 8 V2 C. Border same price as Wall and
A large selection of new Parlor Papers in Holzmehl and Oatmeals, Bold
all over for 40c, our price 22y?C.
REMEMBER ALL BORDERS WITH COMBINATION
PAPER SAME PRICE AS WALL AND CEILING.
IN STERLING TRIP
Fifty Boosters to Go by Special
Train From East Moline and
The East Moline Commercial club
and A. E Nissen, secretary of the
Trl-City Ocean-to-Ocean Highway asso
ciation, are caking preparations to
wards securing a special train 'o lave
Moline at 6:30 a m. Wednesday. March
21. to go to Sterllrg It Is expected
thf r.ot le6s than fif'y good roads
t-Cceters from East Moline, Moline,
Rock Island and Davei.port will make
Mr Nisbeti will go to Hillsdale and
Erie ard arrange for boosters from
''.; ' : 1 : - y !-: ' ! - .' '1 :':; rr;-
clty booner. He will also go to S'.er-
Pns in a f-w d?ys and make arrange
ments wi?h them so as to have a great
big good rcuQ meeting at Sterling
01 that date.
The train will leave Mollne at 6:30
a. m . and arrive at Sterling at 8:30
a'jd with the intention to leave Ster
ling at 3:30 p m . arriving at Moi'.ne
at 5:30 p m, thereby making It pos
sible for the boosters to come and go
the same day.
It Is hoped and believed that a large
representation of boosters from these
four cities at S'eriing will serve the
purprs of securing the hearty coop
eration of the S'erllng boosters In
connection with the proposed hard
road which it is Interred to build to
connect Sterling and East Mollne End
to be a part of 'he f'h:cao, trl-city
and Omaha division of thp national
The in'f-st mapr which have Jti!t
been published by the National Hieh
way association recognize the Miss
issippi crossing on the national Chi
cago. Omaha and Dr.vej route eg com
Inr h the way of EastV.Ioline and
: the tn-c.t.et! and It 1 now up to the
pood roads boosters in Sterling. Eri,
Hillsdale, East Moline and the trU
cities to get busy at once and make
ffce road connecting these points
wcrthy of being on this very import
ant national highway.
The Tri-City Ocean to-Ocean Official
Highway association and its secretary,
A. K. X'.f Bet., are entitled ,-; pre:
deal of credit as !twas their activities
to a large extent that secured recog
nition from the National Highway as
sociation and, a it is their intention
to continue to thoroughly organize
ard advertise this official route an the
way from the tri-cities to Chicago, It
!s hoped and believed that the boosters
at the Mississippi end of the line will
Cr S Vigor
Then you will have a clean and healthy
scalp. No more hair loss. No more
rough, scraggly hair. Does not color.
Ask Your Doctor. ?.''m..'
cooperate with this -association In ev-
ery way possible.
The East Moline Commercial club is
making elaborate preparations for a
good roads booster meeting to be held
at East Moline within a week or ten j
days af'er the Sterling meeting and
they will combine this booster meet-
I n J" TX I f h a V 3 n "! 1 '. f Thai- n r av..
lig to make it an event long to be re
membered and Intend to prove that
they are worthy of their slogan, "East
Moline Makes Good."
The mileage, according to the
"blue book," from Sterling to '
Moline' Is as follows: Sterling to" Erip.
21 M0 miles: Erie to Hillsdale. 7
miles; Hillsdale to center of East Mo
line. 17 2-10 miles: center of East Mo
l'ie to Moline (Fifth avenue and Fif
teenth streetj 4 4 10 miles; total dls
tnce from Sterling to Moline, 519 10
WHERE IHEJAMER LIES
How Best to Avoid It Facts
Everybody Ought to
Pa 8od, yoo talk too much. Son '
1 Well. p. am I to blame for jonr war
reins Into a talkatlT family 7 Boston
The great danger In colds at this
seaBon of the year is that they lead to
preumonia and consumption.
The moment you begin to take pat
ent medicines and so-called conga
cures, the majority of which depend
e.ntlrely on nerve-deadening drugs for
their efTect, you weaken tne body.
That takes away the vital fore
necessary lo ward off disease and te
grip and pneumonia germa develop,
and because the body is weakened ia
why pneumonia w so often fatal.
Father .lolin's Modirine la not a pat
ent medicine and does not contain al
cohol or dangerous drugs. It cure
throat and lung troubles, coughs and,