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slok headache, billousness,
bad taste or constipation
)et a 10-cent box.
Are you keeping your bowels, liver,
A stomach clean, pure and fresh
th Cascarets, or merely forcing a
usagoway every few days with
Its, Cathartic Pills, Castor Oil or
3topl having a bowel wash-day. Lot
sdarets thoroughly cloanso and reg
tto the stomach, removo the sour
d fermenting food and foul gases,
k0 the excess bile frot the liver
d carry out of the system all the
netipatod waste matter and poisons
A. Cascaret to-night will make you
31 great by morning. They work
tile you sleep-never gripe, sicken
cause any ineonvenietice, and cost
ly 10 cents a box from your store.
lions of men and women take a
scaret now and then and never
ve Ieadnelhe, Biliousness, Coated
ngue. Indigestion, Sour Stomach or
Not a Soldier's Fault,
k certain army oillcer took in to
ner at a Washington party a young
ly who had just rettrned from Eng
'The young oilers," she said, "are
ving it all their own way with the
Is over there now. Too much their
11 way, in fact. I know of a young
ttenant in the blues who is said to
engaged to se en girls simult ane
'Oh, well," said the oflicer. with a
precatory smile-"oh. well, Cupid
course, 1s using a machine gun
lIT MEAT IF KIDNEYS
BOTHER AND USE SALTS
ke a Glass of Salts Before Break.
fast If Your Back Is Hurting or
Bladder Il Irritated.
t you must have your meat every
V, eat it, but flush your kidneys with
ta occasionally, says a noted author.
who tells us that meat forms uric
d which almost paralyzes the kid.
r8 in their efforts to expel it from
blood. They become sluggish and
then you suffer with a dull
'kidney region, sharp
no gets cu
nnels often get
iging you to seek rb..
e times during the night.
'o neutralize these irritating acids,
cleanse the kidneys and flush off
body's urinous waste get four
ices of Jad Salts from any phar
cy here; take a tablespoonful in a
s of water before breakfast for a
' days and your kidneys will then
fine. This famous salts is made
m the acids of grapes and lemon
se, combined with lithia. and has
n used for generations to flush and
nulate sluggish l'dnieys, also tot
tralize the acids in. urine so it no
ger irritates, thus ending bladder
ad Salts is inexpensive; canznot in
c, and makes a delightiul effervep
t lithia-wat er drink.--Adv.
Experts Not All Heard From.
3ritic-Now that your play is to be
ually produced, you canf :urely give
some id1ea as to the plot and gen
'laywrght-it's still too in'definite.
u see, the call hoy and the man at
-stage door haven't told me yet
at they want done to it-Puck.
FOR SICK CHID
Malifornia Syrup of Figs" can't
harm tender stomach,
liver and bowels.
*Svery mother realizes, after giving
Schildren "California Syrup of
is" that this is their Ideal laxative,
cause they love its pleasant taste
&t It thoroughly cleanses the tender
tLe stomach, liver a2nd bowels with
When cross, irritable. feverish, or
oath Is bad, stomach sour, look at
o tongue, mother! If coated, give a
apoonful of this harmless "fruit
tatlve," and in a few hours all the
al, constipated waste, sour bhle andl
<dtgeated 'food passes out of the bow..
a, and you have a well, playful child
'afi. When its little system Is full
oold, throat sore, has stomach-ache,
arrhoea, indigestion, colie--remem
c, atood "inside cleaning'' should
ways be the first treatment given.
WtOns of mothers keep "California
i8~~ ~ of Pigs" handy; they know a
t~~,atnltoday saves a sick child
~ ~~hi'o. Ask at the store for a 50
c0 bottl of "Califori1a Syrup of
bl'g" hch has directions for babies,
x dc~ ren of all ages and growfnps
led en th
'4TE AORO iV
Nappeligs of Xls, ani Otkrliatless
For Wve Days Ate.
THE NEWS OF THE SOUTH
What Is Taking Place In the South.
land Will Be Found In
The Canadian parliament, which
was rated as one of the finpat Gothic
structures on the American continent,
has boon destroyed by fire The police
frown upon the theory that a plot was
responsible for the destruction or that
the fire was set by a bomb, but the
fire chief insists that the fire "was
set" and says he heard several explo
'In the destruction of the Canadian
parliament building only two bodies
-Mesdatnes Bray and Morin, guests
of the wife of the speaker of parlia
ment-have been recovered. The prop
erty loss is said to have been six mil
(-eat Britain's monetary loss in the
war so far totals three billion dol
Great Britain is said to be contem
plating a loan to her colonies approx
imating 600,000,000 pounds sterling.
Increases in the British navy and
placing 4,000,000 men in the field are
contenplaled this spring.
Gen, Francisco Villa, with a mule
train of stolen gold bullion, is head
ing toward the international line In
the Bosqiue Bonito country near Sierra
Blanca, Texas. It is thought possible
the rebel chief will be surrounded and
Yussof Izzedin, heir-apparent to the
Tu1kish throne, committed suicide at
C'ontantinople, as a result of ill
health le had been active in poll,
tics since the succession to the throne
of the present sultan.
Rioting, which began in Lisbon, Por
tugal, three days ago on account of the
increased price of food articles, has
not been quelled, and one person is
reported as having been -killed and
Information received In milital-y
quarters at Athens indicates that Ger
man and Bulgarian troops, supported
by 160,000 Turks, are likely to begin
an attack on the Franco-British forces
The word "illegal," 'as differently
interpreted in the United States and
Germany, protrudes from the tenta.
'-'it of the Lusitania agreement,
.1 by Ambassador von Bern.
-nd Secretary Lansing, as the
ing block whicli has caused
to refer to the negotiations as
bavi", reached a crisis and Washing
ton to characterize the situation as
Gernan officials believe, it is stated
in Washington, that their previous
promise to discontinue sinking unre
sisting merchantnmen without warning,
brings the submarine campaign with
in the pale of international law, and
that any inclusion of that phase in
the Lusitania agreement is unneces
sary and humiliating to the German
A etion by the foreign relations comn
mlitt.e-e ext ending a financial protecto
ra&t~e over Haiti has been deferred.
Aequisition of more territory at both
the Atlantic and Pacific entiances of
b e P'ananma canal has been .recomn
nlend~ed to the war department by
Btrigadlier General Edwards to increase
he safety of the waterways ana
strengthen the military defenses.
The long-fought treaty to pay Colom
ia 526,000,000 and express regret for
the partition of Panama was order-ed
favorably reported to the senate by
he for-eign relations committee, wIth
amendments reducing the Indemnity
to 515,.000,000 and making the expres
sion of regret mutual to both the Unit
ed States and Colombia. A bare ma
.iority of one vote put the treaty out of
the committee and into the senate.
The foreign relations committee has
ordered a favorable report on the trea
ty to pay Nicaragua $3,000,000 for an
interoceanic canal route and naval
base In the bay of FOnseca.
United States naval officers agree
that the cruise of the AppamI and the
operations of the mysterious raider
which took her prisoner deserves a
place In the naval history of the war
beside the consummate daring of the
Emden and the Prince Eltel F'riedrich
and the Kronprinz Wilhelm.
Secretary Lansing announces that
he has addressed Ambassade Morgen
than, amhbassador at Constantinople, a
com~municat ion anent the sinking of
the Per-sia, for presentation to the
It is announced here that there were
452 Persons on board the Appam, the
British vessel which now lies off 01(1
Point Comfort. .4 m.
The president says the navy Is ef
fectively equipped for war at an In
stant's notice, but ls not nearly large
The piresident and Apembers of his
par-ty have been we15qsed with the
success of his meeti~ in PIttsburg
and CIleveland.. aX~ ,Ntgemnents
have be~en tw o~atisan,
an4 ~~ ~ a thave
o thf tt'
lSpring-itice, th ' e 'j
han lodged with e l t
a formal reifuest that te' '
turned over to British conj~fl
the English cofAtl- 0on of C
of Thd Hague canyeton
The PhilippI40 bill whih 1i
ed to extend tothi Islands a
degree of sOjt goYrninent and II
authorizes the president to grant thsj
absolute .inde indence within 14t
yeats' has passed the senate' by tt
vote of 82 to -24.
Several hundred persons were in
periled In the overflowed area c
southwestern Arkansas. At Gouk
two hundred refugees were crowde
Into the few bijildings which withstoo
the rush of water'pouring throngh th
crevasses in the Arkansas river love
at Cummins. A sharp wind, with th
temperature at freezing point, adde
to the suffering of the refugees. Al
available boats and supplies have bee
hurried to the stricken sectiot;.
Three 8-Inch turret guns removei
from the cruiser Colorado for ship
ment to Washington went . into th
Port Orchard bay (Washington) b
the capsizing of a barge. The gun
were valued at $150,00011
Plans providing the United Stat'e
army with a reserve corps of at leas
thirty thousand civilian engineers fo
coast and other defense work in timi
of war, which would unable regulai
army engineers to be released for oth
er duties, have been approved by tho
American Society of Civil Enkineer
and many other scientific bodies.
The National Aeroplane Fund beini
raised for the development of a coun
try-wide aerial reserve for the Nation
al Guard and naval militia of the sev
eral states, has passed the $350,00,
mark, the Aero Club of America an
Thieves at night in Wilmington, Del
carried a 200-pound iron safe contair
ing $2,000 in money and much value
ble jewelry from the residence c
Mrs. Lammont DuPont at Pennsylvs
nia avenue and Rising Sun lane, si
q.it tly that nobody has been able t
figure out how the job was done, ani
then, like the Arab, silently stole inti
the darkness, leaving no clue behind
The United States has made preps
rations for immediate war as far a
the navy is concerned, although th,
present naval force is inadequate ii
size, President Wilson declared in a
address before several thousand pei
sons in the auditorium at Chicago.
Two thousand persons are bein
cared for at the refuge camp establisi
ed' at Hickman, Ky., when the Wei
Hickman levee broke under the pres
ure of the Mississippi flood and droi
residents of that section from the
homes. The federal government hi
been petitioned to take entire char
of the situation.
According to Dr. Henry K. Carro:
associate secretary of the Feder
Council of Churches of Christ in Ame
ica, the number of church membei
in the United States and its territ
ries in 1915 was 39,380,71h, a ga!
over 1914 of 653,640. This number i
ciudes Jews publicly affiliated wit
From Belgium to the Voages moui
tains, both sides are hurling shell
at opposing positions and there hi
been ensiderable grenade fightir
and sapping operations.
The British artillery has shelled i
German trenches between the Somin
and Ancre rivers and British sappe:
have countermined and destroyed 1
an explosion a mine crater held 1
the Germans north of Hulluch.
The Germans have heavily ber
harded British trenches around Elve
dinghe, northwest of Ypres and nei
Two Greek soldiers, five refuge4
and seven wor'kmen were killed all
fifty civilians were injured by the 1:
flammable bombs dropped from tI
Zeppelin raid at Saloniki, Greece. IN
damage was done to military buil
Given up for lost days ago, the Br
ish passenger line Appamn, plying
the West African trade, appeared liII
an apparition in Hampton Roads, c
the Virginia coast, flying the Germa
naval ensign and with her ship's cor
pany under guard of a German prii
crew. She brought word of a my
ierious German commerce raider, ti
Moewe, which now ro'ams the sea
and had'on board the crews of seve
British merchantmnen and admiral1
transports captured by the Moewe b
fore she seized the Appam.
A board of Inquiry Is making an il
vestigation into the mysterious deal
of Sergeant IThgo Perry of the in
chine gun company, Elevent.h Unite
States cavalry, whose dead body, e:
twined in rapes, and who is suppose
to have been strangled to death, wi
found in the basement of troop E l1mil
ing at Fort Oglethorpe, near Chatt
noonga, Tenn. The idea of suicide <
mnurder is hooted, and it is the co
cens~us of opinion that death resulti
fz om a peculiar -accident.
The Russians are gradually su
roundling Erszerumn, the Turkii
stronghold in the Caucasus. It.
said the Turkish autborities -have a
ready fled from the city. The RuRS1ir
have captured many pr-Isotner# and m
A raid by 'six or Zo1
airships tobok placev~fie
MSAKS IN ARKA AS iVE
LEVEES DISAS1US %TO
THOUSANDS ARE HOMEE$S
d Sixieen Li~es Have omn Lote-Prop
d erty Damage' Wil1,110" Into Hun.
0 dreds of 'Thuand,
0 Little Rock.-The rapidly widening
I lake in southeateim Ark'ansas, form
1 ed by the floo4 wat0r of the Arkan
2 sa river pouring through breaks in
the levees, had engulfed a score of
I towns, leaving several thousatd per
sons homeless. Sixteen lives have
) been lost In the last few days, and
r damage that probably will run into
3 hundreds of thousands of dollars has
resulted in the rich farming terlitory.
I Still greater damage is feared if the
t Mississippi continues to rise as in the
r last few days. Predicated stages at
) Arkansas City would endanger the le
r vees there and a break'in the Missis
sippi levees would precipitate a ser
i ous situation ir the river valley.
3 All day the 700 men who remained
in Arkansas City toiled in an effort
g to strengthen the levees against the
fast rising . waters and they were
hopeful that the levees would hold and
the town be saved. The narrow strip
of levee is the only land in sight
there. On one side is the river, swol
len until its surface is 16 feet -above
the level of the town. On the. other
side of the levee is the great flood
lake nearly 40 miles long and 20 miles
f wide. From it only the upper stories
of buildings in Arkansas City pro
3 trude. At .the levee are three steam
D- boats, one of which is ready to carry
I the workers to safety should they
: lose their battle with the flood. They
L. are living in the second stories of
. their homes and in box cars on the
* GERMANS HARD PRESSED.
Fourteen Thousand Interned in Span
ish Guinea, West Africa.
g London.-The British are pressing
I. the Germans hard In the Kameran
It region of German West Epuatorlal
- Africa. A Spanish official communi
re cation says that 900 Germans and 14,
ir 000 of her colonial troops have cross
s ed the southwest border and soughi
,e asylum in Spanish Guinea, where the5
were disarmed and interned.
1- Excepton the Western line it
ai France and Belgium and on the Cau
r- casus front, little fighting of moment
F is in progress in any of the war the
aters. In northwest Russia there have
been aerial raids by both the German*
and Russians and in Galicia and Bu
h kowina small infantry and grenade at
tacks. At one point along the line
where the Russian general Ivanoff i
in command the RLussians found a sys
tem -of Teuton mines and having wired
l' it, detonated the mines.
S The British and French in Bel,
Bglum haves belied,' it destructive
Lg effect, German trenches in Boesinghe
and the F'rench heavy guns have mi
e lenced a German battery to the eas
e of Boesinghe.
7y Guelph, Ont-After the fire at thl
.Tardine munitions plant - at Hlesplei
n-* warnings were received by the chii.
r- of police that an attempt was to bI
ir' made td destroy the winter fai:
buildings in this city that now arl
is occupied by the military and the arm
*d ornes where two batteries are housed
n- Speciaa guards were assigned to thes4
k8 points as well as to several of thei
ro factories in the city.
Perdinknd Will Visit Germany.
t. Berlin, via London.-King F'erdinan(
n of Bulgaria is coming to Germany, il
e. has just been learned to return the
ff visit paid by Emperor William to thd
n King of Nish, SerbiA, on January 18.
e -British Steamship.Sunk .
s- London.-The British st'eamsbi1
eO Balgownie, 1,061 tons gross, has beer
a, sunk. The erew, with the dxoeptior
n of the second officer, was save4.
e- Wilson Thirike Appam a Pire.
Washington-Presdenrt Wilson is
understood to hold the opinhldn thal
d into the Hampton Roads by a Germar
n. crew, must be considered as a prir
d of Germany under the- PjussIan~~xier
Ls ican treaty of 1628. It wad -sae
d- thht this accords with the te of th
a. state department., The President hai
~r not had an opportunity to: discusi
n-. with Secretary Lansing the details o!
id 'the case and therefore no Uinal deolu
ion has been reached,.
bGreat Fightlwg Mahihs
Is New York-The Titeditates has
Li- in Its ,navy the W-s~ti reatst
h'nlg to rak 1. 01a
tongue i oed
sour and -bowl
take salivating a
sick, you may lose.4
Calomet'10. pneioury~ ~r 1V
which. gauses neqroSi5 of
Calomel -crahq -lto sour
dynamite, breaking it ui 2
you feel-that awful nausqa
If you want to enjoy: th9. e
tVest liver and bewel ce
ever exierienced just take s
of harmless Dodson's Liver, Tones Y
druggist or- dealer ee fa oua 50.e
bottle of Dodson's Liver 'i' e 'under
my personali money-back giarante.
that . ach spoonful will cleati y6ul
They Don't speak Now.
Doris, aged twelve Year, waq alone
in the house when . visitor called to
see her mother.
Doris smiled hospitably as she'held
the door open wide.
"Oh, Mrs. Browne," she said bright.
ly, "mother will be' so pleased. She
hoped you'd come this afternoon!"
. Mrs. Browne beamed at the .yarmth
of the welcome.
"Is that so dear?" (he asked. "Then
your mother is at houtp?"
"Oh, no," answered Dois -just as
brightly; "she's gone out shopping and
won't be home till ate tonight."
Pittsburgh Chronicle. Telegraph.
RED, ROUGH, SORE HANDS
May Be Soothed and Healed by Use
of Cutioura. Trial Free.
Nothing so soothing and healing for
red, rough and irritated hands aa Citi
cura Soap and Cuticura Ointment.
Soak hands on retiring in hot Cuticura
soapsuds. Dry, and gently anoint hands
with Cuticura Ointment. A on)e-night
treatment works wonders.
Free sample each by mail with Book.
Address posteard, Cuticura, Debt. I,
Boston. Sold everywhere.-Adv.
During a sbvere engagement in the
Afghan war a private was espied by
his captain in the act of beating ~a
hasty retreat. The man -had been a
favorite with his superior officer, and
when the latter approached him on the
subject the following day it 'was in
sorrow more than In anger.
"I must confess, Pat," he said, "that
your action in the engagement yester
day surprised me."
"An' what's the reason of that, cap.
"Reason enough, Pat. Didn't you
promise vae you'd be in the thickeet of
the fight, and didn't I catch you actu
ally running away, you rascal?"
"Running away, is it? Indeed, cap
tain; but ye 40"J1 yerself. It was In
remembrancset ofy priomise, sir, that
I was runnin''around tryin' to find out
just where the Aght was the tbickest,
so I was."
Service in Qisantity.
Here is a reernitsAzg .story told by a
British officer at his club the other
A very fat man had applied for en
listment in the army.: The recrulting
sergeant looked at him and shook his
"Can't be done, old son; you're to
"Stout' or not," came the indignant
reply, "every ac'e of - my body Is at
the service of my country.'
"Are you still keeping your New
"Oh, yea," replied Mr. Jagsby, with
a twinkle in hie eye.
"But, how are you keeping them?"
What an M. D. Learned.
A prominent physician down in
Georgia went through a food experi
once which he makes public:
lene o advocate Grape -Nut first
and I also know from having pre
acribed it to convalescent, and other
weak Datients that this food Is a wn
dertul rebuildey~ and restorer of nerve
and brain tissue, as well as muscle. It
tinprovofthe digestion and -patients
gain, just as I did in strength and
weight, very rapidly.
- I was in such a low state that
I had to give up my work entirely eand
go to he mountains, but two months
there did Dot Improve me; In fact I
-was not' quite as well as when I left
home. My food did not sustain me
and it became plain that I must
"I began to use Grape-Nuts and in
two weekp I could walk a mile, and in
flve weeks retwined to my home and
practice,' taking up hard *ork- again.
Since that time I haves felt as well and
strong as ieyerl~id inmy life,
"Ass Pb~yseicah. who seeks to helD
all suttr %' it a hty to
taake themesa b~,
Tha~ 4ayi ~Its hen
4I .4QA 4"
one 41a.,e P
VI ale 60 calomo I
tp entirely hire. -amW
he .n6ortun6te Pa
Wilhsi'jj wai has made 6 i
differenice' WitIhthe tagbiogg. ~ ma
as respectsate ieawod
Gills-Yes, and it hSn't made any
difference at all; with the fashions. I
mean as respeots'the fellow 'who pay.
Whenever You Neee General Tonic
The Old StandardGrove's Tateles. -
chilil Tonic is.equally yaluable Ss a Gen
eral Tonic bpcaise It. contains the woU
known tonic properties of QUININE and
IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives out
Malaria, Enriches the Blood and Builds
up the Whole System 5 cenia
.he - lThe Third DeGpree.
Jailer-How did yoa enjoy your ex
perience on the rack?
Accued-I went through it all right,
but It's not my natu.al bent
It's hard to be grateful to men who
fight your battles for y0 and get
Rest These Worn Nerves
Don't live up. When you feel
all -unstrung, when family cares
seem too hard to.. bear, and back
ache, dizzy headaches and irregu.
ler kidney action mystify, you, re
memhber that such troubles often
. coie- from weak kidneys and it
may be that.you only need Doan's
Kidney Pills to makb you well.
Don't delay. Profit by other peo.
A North CaroHua Case
constant, dull ache
In tbe small of ry
back. My kidneys
a ad bladder were
w eak end morn
a4 I could
b ly 4r yseli
tands and limbs
*W~l4 a hea
D)oas Kidney Pill. made mne feel lik
wo anrd I have enjoyed
D OAN' EDNET
in externally with -
yo=? a = =
Do its Dutythlve
right the stomach and bowela are right.
pel a lazy liver to
do its duty.
and D~istress After Eatng.
SMALL, PlLL, SMA1)05DOSMALL IIUC(R
Genuine must beat ~g~t~v