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kve've heard of a woman
lo said she'd walk five mi" es
get a bottle of Dr. Fierce s
Sprite Prescription if she
ldn't get it without. That
nan had tried it. And it's
Inedicine which makes itsolf
t in toning up the system
d correcting irregularities as
ton as lib use ucuuu.
Go to your drug store, pay
dollar, cet a bottle and try
I try a second, a third if
cessary. cetore tne m m
es been taken you II know
at there's a remedy to help
,u. Then you'll keep- on
d a cure '11 come.
Bat if you shouldn't feel the
'p, should be disappointed
the results you'll hnd a
karantce printed on the bot-
wrapper that 11 get your
rncy back for you.
How many women are there
i .i i ,i
ho a rainer nave ine morev
an health? And "Favorite
escription'1 produces health.
ondcr is that there s a
bman willing to suffer when
;rc's a guaranteed remedy
the nearest drug store-
Dr. Pierce's Pellets regul.ite
2 Stomach, Lver and Bow-
Mild and effective.
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Ing nil competitors In splendor of equipuent,
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connections at Denver and Colorado Springs with
ning railway lines, now forming the new and
BANS-ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROUTE
r which snperhlyeqiiipned trains run lally
OUGH WITHOUT CHANGE to and from Salt
tClty, Ogden and San Francisco. THE HOCK
tND Is also the Direct and Favorite Line to and
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All of the Passenger Trains on all Divisloi of
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Maps, time Tallies, throupli Kates and a I In-
thation fitrnlaiiMa An amillnAtinn to ASMtltR,
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rvri"" me umteu states ana ;anaua.
v-rot announcements ol Excursion a ties,
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cal columns of this paper.
J. IVU, J. C. MANNCQAN.
WtOWI8ap. Gea'l Tkt. P At-
CCOAR RAIOS, IOWA.
; 'JINTED WITH THE GEOGRAPHY Of THIS COUNTRY MIX C TMill
VALUABLE INFORMATION FROM STUDY OF THIS MAP Cr THE
wnich lasted eight rears and caused
She reicmed onitfl a nnnll and tiioA
among stransrers. well off. bnt nracti-
cally an old maid.
The above is a frea trannlatirm nf an
article written bv ThpnnhilA fnoiv
which I promised him while in France
Bnonia De rendered into the American
tongue as soon as 1 could get time from
my multifarious duties. Wherever
there was a foreign word which I could
noi translate exactly i nave sought to
use some of our modern expressions,
Which, though direct and rtowftrfnl. T
know are reprehensible. To be repre
hensible is one of my chief joys.
DR. DEPcW'S STORY.
How I lie World Moved When lie Was
Dr. Depew told a raCroad story at a
meeting of the railroad branch of the
Young Men's Christian association in
their building on Madison avenue. Cor
nelius v anderbilt was present. The doc
tor had been speaking of the change pro
duced in men's manners and their dif
ferent ways of doing business since the
invention of modern transportation.
i. ou can have no notion, you young
men in the audience," continued the doc
tor, "how slow people used to be. There
was an old man np m Peekskill. where I
used to live, who U3ed to bo known as
the 'Village Oracle.' Of all the places
in the village where the Oracle loved to
spout, the comer grocery was the dear
est to him. There he would sit on a
cracker barrel and solve, off hand, the
knottiest political problems of the day.
One day I entered the grocery and found
the Oracle tearing to pieces the constitu
tion of New York state. It ought to bo
amended so that a certain power might
le delegated to the federal government.
I was fresh from my law studies, and
was able to tell him that the state con
stitution did convey that identical func
tion to the federal government. He
doubted it, and said he would consult
the learned authorities on the point when
he got time. He had the books at home.
'I came to New York," continued the
doctor, "and spent a pretty busy ten
years, and never happened to meet the
Oracle again in the grocery, but one day
I found him declaiming, as he had been
declaiming ten years rreviouslv, from
the head of a cracker barrel, to a crowd
of villagers. And he was at the same
idea that the constitution ought to be
" 'But. uncle,' I said, 'don't vou re-
memlter I told yon ten years ago that the
constitution already contained that pro
" 'Did ye? said the old man.
" 'Yes,' I replied, 'and you said vou
would look it up in tho constitution for
" 'Mebby I did, mebby I did,' he re
plied, 'but I hain't had time yet to hunt
it up.' "New York World.
Adding; Intuit to Injury.
"Say, mister, don't you know you can
be arrested for swimmin' in there?"
Japan Teas In the United States.
Japan has always found its most gen
erous customer in the United States;
in Encland and the continental countries
the Chinese variety has maintained its
prominence, though of late the importa
tions of black teas from India, Java and
Ceylon hare been considerable. The con
sequence has been that, great as the con
sumption of Japanese teas has been in this
country, the supply has been more than
adequate to all demands; prices have de
clined, and still the entire product of the
country has not been Bold, even though
offered at less than the cost of production.
Lately, therefore, the Japanese producers
have turned their attention to cultivation
of the varieties known to the Chinese trade
as Gunpowders, Oolongs, Imperials and
Congous, employing for the purpose skilled
Chinese to manage the processes, as a
means of widening their market. Good
He Warned In Time.
When the tongue of trade is coated;
tvhen the eyes and limbs of the clerk are
dull and languid; when the raging fever
tackles the empty vitals of the till; when
the spider roosts in the cash box and bou
quets of decay are on the chandelier, it is
conclusive that the advertising doctor has
not been consulted. Senoia (Ga.) Enterprise-Gazette.
Duration of a Usntning flash.
Until quite recently all of the authorities
concurred with each other in the opinion
that a lightning flash was instantaneous.
Late experiments show that the flash is
not infinitesimal, bu that it lasts a meas
urable period of time. This interesting
fact was ascertained by setting a camera
in rapid vibration and exposing it in a
plate so as to receive the impression of the
flash. Upon taking out the plates it was
found that the impressions seemed widened
out on the negative, showing that the neg
ative had been moved during the time the
flash was in existence. St. Louis Repub
lic. Affected Hi Speech.
"Terribly broke up Spacule does seem to
be after his failure, doesn't he?"
"I should say so. Do youinow, the fel
low actually talks broken English now."
St. Joseph New.
Good Football Clothe.
"Does the czar play football?" asked an
American sightseer at St. Petersburg, as
be inspected the emperor' ateel vest and
boiler Iron trousers.
'K3h, no," replied the guide, "these are
merely to protect his imperial majesty
from the.NihUjat." octo.
A ghost story, of the only authentic sort,
comes from England, and is related by
Wilbert Beale in his "Light of Other
Days." A young man, Mr. A., one night
left London to take a trip into the north
of England, and had for a companion in
tht railway carriage but one man. a
Mr. A. adfiressed some remark to his fel
low traveler in starting, but the man took
no notice of it, and began to read a news
paper with great diligence. Presently Mr.
A went to sleep, and on awaking after an
hour's nap found the carriage empty. No
station had been passed, and yet his fellow
passenger had vanished.
He was puzzled, and believed himself to
have been the victim of an apparition or a
Twelve mouths passed, and again the
two travelers met, under precisely the same
circumstances. Mr. A resolved that this
time the mystery should be solved. But
he had had a hard day's work, and in spite
of himself fell fast asleep. When he awoke
it was to find that his companion had mys
He now began to suspect that thus second
illusion might forebode some disaster, and
joined his friends with a heavy heart. His
Bister, noticing his depression, urged him
to accompany her to some neighborhood
merry making. He consented, but on en
tering the hall started violently.
"There! there it is again!" he exclaimed,
With a terrified look.
"What do you mean?" whispered his sis
ter in alarm.
"The phantom!" he gasped, pointing to an
advancing figure. "I have seen it twice in
my journeys up here, and each time it van
ished into air."
"How absurd'" nuiA chi relir.i-l "Tlx--
is the owner of Harold park. The railway
runs through his estate, aud he has a pri
vate station, at which the train stops when
ever it is signalled. He is deaf and dumb."
The fury of the chemical world i3 the
element fluorine. It exists peacefully in
company with calcium in fluor spar and
also in a few other compounds.
Although this element was known and
named, it long resisted the efforts of chem
ists to isolate it that is, prepare it in a
pure state unmixed chemically with other
substances. For the instant the compound
containing it was torn apart the free fluoi
ine attacked and combined with whatever
substance composed the vessel contain
But it has now been isolated by M. Ilenri
Moisan. Fluorine is a rabid gas that noth
ing can resist. It combines with all the
metals, explosively with some; or, if they .
are already combined TV"ith some other non
metallic element, it tears them from it and
takes them to itself.
In uniting with sodium, potassium, cal
cium, magnesium and aluminum the met
als become heated, even to redness, by the
fervor of its embrace. Iron filings, slight
ly warmed, burst into brilliant scintilla
tions when exposed to it. Manganese does
the same. Even the noble metals, which,
at a melting heat proudly resist the fas
cination of oxygen, succumb to this chemi
cal siren at moderate temperature.
Glass is devoured at once, and water
ceases to be water by contact with this gas,
which, combining with its hydrogen, at
the same moment forms the acrid, glass
dissolving hydrofluoric acid, and liberates
ozone. Even hydrofluoric acid eats into
and destroys every known substance ex
cept platinum and lead. Youth's Com
panion. Discharging II i Engineer.
One day Potter Palmer went down into
the engine room of his hotel and in some
way got into a dispute with the engineer.
Mr. Palmer ended the matter by telling
his employe to go to the oflice and get his
salary and get out. Now, this engineer
had been in Mr. Palmer's employ fifteen
years and knew every pipe, wire and ropo
in the big hotel. The manager of the
house, who, by the way, is now a St. Louis
landlord, was greatly put out when the
faithful employe told him the "old man"
bad "fired him. "Jim," said tho mana
ger, "I don't want you to go. We would
be in trouble for "months if a new man
took your place. 111 tell you what you do.
Go and shave off that mighty beard you
wear, dress up in your Sunday clothes and
go and strike the 'old man' for your old
An hour later Mr. Palmer was ap
proached by a smooth faced, neatly dressed
man, who courteously inquired if he need
ed the services of a first class engineer.
"That's just what I do," was Mr. Palmer's
reply. "The man I've had has been dis
charged. He had been a long time in the
place, but he got 'sassy.' As your papers
are all right you can try the place." That
happened years ago, but Jim still holds
the fort. Mr. Palmer has never regretted
that he "fired" that "sassy Jim" and hired
in his place the gentlemanly smooth faced
man who keeps everything in such perfect
running order. Cor. St. Louis Globe-Dem-orat.
George Washington's Iligh Priced Shad.
Washington's steward was a man named
Fraunces, who liked good living, and with
whom Washington continually quarreled
about the marketing. One time he bought
a shad in February, and as Washington
saw it coming into the dining room he was
charmed ami asked what fish it was.
"It is atsbad," re; 4'il the steward. "A
very fine shnd. It . as,the only one in the
market, and I bov.-'it it for you.
"But what did you pay for it?" said
"It is a very fine shad," continued the
steward, "and it is cooked to a turn.
"But I want ta know tho price. The
"It cost t3," stammered out Fraunces.
"Take it away," said Washington, as
be raised his hand; "take it away. It shall
never be said that I set such an example of
luxury and extravagance.
And with that he drove the steward out
of the room, and the shad was eaten in the
servants' kitchen. Pittsburg Dispatch,
Carbon in the System.
The deficiency of carbon in the system
and its non-receipt from food, as during a
prolonged fish diet unaccompanied by oil
or fat, gradually exhaust the fat of the
body below the normal point and prepare
it for the ready inception of contagion and
poisonous influences in seasons of epi
demics. Sea coast people who subsist upon a
mixed diet of fish and vegetables are not
exposed to these dangers, especially if their
fare includes salmon and other ouy fish.
The quantity of iodine contained in many
sea fish, combined with that received from
the atmosphere and their general sanitary
conditions of life, all tend to favor a vig
orous vitality. Harper's Bazar.
Mexican boys are not as mischievous in
many ways as the children of some other
countries. The glass would stay for years
in the windows of an empty house In
Mexico, and one is never in dangerpf, be
ing tripped by a string stretched acrosatba
We have just
We invite every b xly
At our old place
n n a tpsf-
A o-eneral invitation is extended to the public to
call and inspect our stock.
We guarantee to give the Best Shoes for Least
Money of any shoe house in this part of the country.
'imntruabrllUanttrmuMkrancy totheatta. it
I moTM mil nimnlM. freckles and 4uooloc.tioa. For
I tmie by mil flrsUclMsdrufrirl-U.arauuled for ea
I av a. mmm ta Kanu of
railway service. Best school of Telegraphy on
eartfc. I09jmng saa waatca now; eead
VMdUiTWB'S SCHOOL, TsaetvUle, Wis.
received the first ehipment of our
-FOR THE EARLY-
Spring season of
to call and examine them
The Pioneer Clothier and Hatter,
115 and 117 West Second Street, DAVENPORT, IA.
of business, 1622 Second avenue
SPRING- STYLES OF
J. T. DIXOJSr,
And Dealer in Mens Fine Woolens.
1706 Second Avenue.
new stock of
Hock Island, HI.