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CosolMated Aug. 2,1881.
SUMTER. S. C . WEDNESDAY. JUNE 1, 1904.
TI3B TRUSS SOUTHRON, S* ta blabed Jane. 18?
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MEIWOOD SWEPT BY FUE.
OBS M ?? Business Section Destroy?
ed Yesterday Morniag.
Mrs. Moseley, Proprietor of Cen?
tra! Hotel Burned to Death
Special to T.he State.
Greenwood, May 25.-Fully one-half
of the-business portion of Greenwood
was wiped ont by fire e'arlythis morn?
ing. The property loss will approxi
mate,$133,000, with about $70,000 in?
surance. Mrs. Annie Mosely, propri?
etor of tbe Central hotel, lost her life
in the fire.
The fire originated, it is believed,
in tbe kitchen of the Central hotel,
located in the building owned by J.
& D, M. S pige!, and occupying th 8
entire* second story. The first alarm
was given at 3.15 a. m., by an engi?
neer on a C. & W. C. freight train
standing in the yard. The train crew
was soon on the post and, the boarders
were awakened by themi Mr. R. A.
Abernethy, who occupied the room
next to the kitchen, was almost over?
come by smoke but wai able to wake
Mrs. Moseley, Who was sleeping in
the room next above bim. She was
greatly excited and began screaming.
It was supposed tbat she would at
once escape as ali the others were
doing. ' The fire was eating its way
into tbe building with fiendish rapid?
ity and tbe smoke was already filling
every room. D. M. Spigel, one of
the owaers of the building who has
a room in the hotel, was the last one
to be aroused. He escaped by making
his way to the front veranda and
jumping to the groud.
Mrs. Moseley's .continued screams re?
vealed her presence in the building,
which was completely enveloped . by
flame. . The few, present, having' no
ladder, were under the window trying
to get her to jump. Just a few min?
utes before a ladder arrived her cries
bushed and the red tongue cf flame
filling ber "window told the horror
stricken few chat her death agony
had come and was over.
/?BSI8BPH TBW? BURNED.
Practically Whcle Business Part
of Town Destroyed.
Jackson, Miss, May 25.--With
every business bouse of any import?
ance in ashes, together with a large
number of private residences, the prin?
cipal hotel and tbe passen eg r depot,
Yazoo City, a town of 6,000 peoplej
45 miles from Jackson, is tonight rest?
ing after one of the most exciting
days in its history.
The ?re started at S.33 o'clock this
morning atid burned until 5 o'clock
this afternoon, destroying a total of
290 houses. The financial loss will be
the heaviest in the history of Missis
sip ni since the war.
The fire was three blocks wide and
12 blocks long. The city was putting
in a new system of water works and
the old system which had wooden
main?, was wholly inadequate to meet
the department. The pipes burst all
over the city and it was impossible
to get the water even to the first floors
of buildings.
Tbe fire started in the residence of
Mr. Wise, and though there is some I
dispute as tr? how it originated, the j
general belief is tbat it had its origin j
in defective electric wires. Early in
tbs day the authorities of Jackson ?
were called on to render assistance ?
and did so by sanding a hose cart and j
one of the large engines, the run
being made in 40 minutes. The Jack- j
son firemen worked with might and
main but could do little good. A I
man by the name of Cbambliss, a j
citizen of this place, was killed by j
falling walls and Mayor Holmes was j
very badly hurt and information from j
Fazob tonight is that he is in a pre
carious condition. 1 He had been in ;
office but three or fonr weeks. In j
the afternoon the fire jumped a bayon !
and reached Latonia, a residence sub- j
urb wi'ere it destroyed some of the
finest bornes. Tonight about 60 fam?
ilies are homeless.
CASTOR IA
For Infants aad Children.
Hts Kind YOB Have Always Bought
Signature of
tim SPRINGS WATER
Jliz pris?? Cure.
STILL Hl?E?fi
OH PORT ARTHUB.
Japs Made ?r?er Naval Attack on
Tuesday, but Failed to Take lt.
Various Rumors, from the Land
Forces on the Liao Tung Pe?
ninsula.
Chef co, M ay 25, 10 p. m.-A portion
of^the Japanese fleet bombarded Port
Arthnr at ll o'clock yesterday morn?
ing. The attack was witnessed by a
Frenchman, who left Daluy on the
night of the 22nd and arrived here to?
night. He says that eight large war?
ships circled before the entrance of
Port Arthur harbor for one hour,
firing broadsides at intervals of ten
minutes.
Up to the time this Frenchman left
Dalny everything was quiet there, but
an attack on the part of the Japanese
was expected, hourly. The military
and civil officials of Dalny are ready
to leave. Only a few civilians remain
there. *
The attempt made abont a fortnight
ago to destroy.the docks and piers
at Dalny was not successful and after
the receipt of the news bf the loss of
the Japanese battleship Hatsuse, j
Lieut. Gen. Stoessel, commander of
the military forces at Port Arthur,
ordered that the docks and pier be not
destroyed.
The Japanese are in force at Pitsewo
and Kin Chou and are ready to march
down either side of the peninsula
toward Port Arthur.
The German steamer Chefoo was
fired on by a Japanese cruiser in Pe
Chi Li gulf today. She misunder?
stood the signals of the cruiser. The
Sweedish steamer Karin also was fired
on during last night while off
Liao Tie Shan promontory, but it is
not known whence this fire came.
St. Petersburg, May 25, 9.28 p. m.
-No confirmation is obtainaDle here
of the report from Chefoo that Port
Arthur was bombarded yesterday by
the Japanese fleet, but with telegraph?
ic communication interrupted the au?
thorities here are not in a position to
question tho accuracy of the statement
made.
STATUS MAINTAINED. '
St. Petersburg, May 25.-Emperor
Nicholas today received the following
telegram from Gen. Kuropatkin dated
May 24 : .
"There has been no change in the
general situation in the direction
of Feng Wang Cheng or the gulf of
Liao Tung with regard to the position
of the enemy. It is established that
.40,000 Japanese troops have been con
! centrated at Feng Wang Cheng and
that there are four line regiments
and 50 guns at Pian Min.
REPORT PERSISTENT.
Mukden, May 25. ll p. m.-Accord?
ing to the latest information obtaina?
ble, the Japanese have resumed their
forward movement Several columns
are advancing, though the bulk of the
invading army is still near Feng Wang
Cheng.
. There are persistent reports ol' a
bloody battle having taken place be
tween the Japanese army advancing
along the railroad from Pnlantien and
the Russians, near Kin Chou, Liao
Tung peniusula, resulting in the de?
feat ol the Japanese with great loss.
Small parties of Japanese scouts
have been seen northeast of Mukden,
at a considerable distance, but no im?
portant body of the enemy has been
located in this vicinity.
FIGHTING RUMORED.
Liao Tang, May 25.-There are fur?
ther rumors of heavy fighting at the
advanced positions of Gen. Frock's
forces cn the Liao Tang peninsala,
but the correspondent of The Press
has been unable to officially confirm
the reports.
NEW CH WANG ISOLATED.
St. Petersburg, May 25.-Telegraphic
communication with New CwaDg is
interrupted and private messages for
points south of Liao Yang are refused
here at the telegraph ofi&ce. The na?
ture of the interruption with New
Chwang is not known but tho cause
for refusing messages south of Liao
Yang isvthe complete absorption of
the lines for military purposes.
LOOKS MIGH?T SUSPICIOUS.
St. Petersburg, May 25, 2.2-j p. m.
-There are indications that Gen. Kn
ropatkin is preparing to make a very
important move against the enemy.
One of the reasons for this belief is
the suddenly increased restrictions
upon the war correspondents at the
front. The prevailing belief here is
tbat Gen. Kuroki's army is in diffi?
culties.
BATTLE FOUGHT?
Chefoo, May 26, lia. m.-A jauk
which left Dalny-on the night of the
23rd arrived today and reports that
the Japaneso army reached Sansuripo,
north of Dalny, that the Russians
offered a stubborn resistance, and
that a battle was fought at noon on the
22nd, the result of which has not been
learned.
London, May 20, 4.36 p. m - A dis?
patch to the Central News from Tokio
says the Japanese have stormed and
captured the town of Kin Chou, about
32 miles north of Port Arth; .
In earlier messages the Tokio corre?
spondent of the Central News cabled
that Japanese spies bas ascerta;ned
that tho Russians had 3D guns at Kin
Chou and numerons mines and wire
entanglements at all the points where
Japanese attack was expected. The
fighting is said to have taken place
today.
After the occupation of Kin Chou
the Russians retired in good order to
heights further south which1 were
attacked /fey the full Japanese force
and carried after a stubborn resist?
ance.
DROVE BACK RUSSIANS.
London, May 2, 7.06 p. m.-The
correspondent of the Central News
at Tokio cables that the Japanese at?
tacked Nan Qwan Ling, o.n the nar?
rowest part of the Kwan Tung penin
snal yesterday and drove back the
Russians by main force The attack
on Kin Chou, *the dispatch adds, was
begun at dawn today and by noon Kin
Chou was in the hands of the Japa?
nese, who occupied the castle. The
fighting continued during the after?
noon and was of the most desperate
character. It is believed the casual
' ties were heavy.
HARD FIGHTING IN PROGRESS.
St. Petersburg, May 26, 6.20 p. m.
While no news has been received from
Lieut. Gen. Stoessel, commander of
the Russian troops at Port Arthur, the
war office is inclined to believe that
severe fighting is in progress in the
southern part of Liao Tung peninsula
above the narrowest point of the
peninsula but no credence is attached
to the reports of the Japanese having
entered' the Kwang Tung peninsula,
onth of and connected with the Liao
Tang peninsula. This is considered
impossible before the capture of Kin
Chou? which it is believed here would
involve long and difficult siege opera?
tions.
The general staff denies the rumors
of the final evacuation of New Chwang
and says the heavy guns were not
tak?n back when the town was reoc?
cupied.
S No changes of importance in the
positions of Gen. Kuroki or Gen. Ku
ropatkin are reported.
TRYNG TO BLOCK THE HARBOR.
St. Petersburg, May 26.-The fol?
lowing dispatch from Viceroy Alexieff
dated May 26, has been received by
the emperor :
"Reports from Rear Admirals Witt
soef and Grigorvitch today state- that j
the enemy bombarded from In Gen
Tsi (on the west coast of the Kwang
Tung peninsula, about 13 miles north
of Pert Arthur) with gunboats. (The
viceroys' dispatch does not give the
date of the bombardment. )
*'On the following night the Japa?
nese attempted to block roadstead of
.Port Arthur with mines and from
shore observations it is believed that
some steam launches and two torpedo
boats were sunk.
"Between May 18 and May 21 the
Russians cleared ll of the enemy's
mines from the roadstead.
"The boats of the merchant steamer
Amur with a dredger and a steam
launch have been brought to Port Ar?
thur from Dalny. ' '
BATTLE PROGRESSING.
Paris, May 27.-The' St. Petersburg
correspondent of The Petit Parisien
telegraphs that according to a private
dispatch from Liao Yang, Gen. Ku?
roki's army has begun an attack on
the Russian position era the Liao Yang
road and that it is believed what
will prove to be a decisive bafcti? is
progressing. >
"JAPS" HAVE BEEN BUSY.
London, May 27.-The Tokio corre?
spondent of The Daily Chronicle under
the date of May 26, sends the follow?
ing:
"The Japanese have already con?
structed 30 miles of light railway for
the transportation of siege guns to?
wards Port Arthur. \
"Around Kin Chou the Japanese
have been fighting stubbornly for the
pase eight days but are making little
progress against the Russians who
Dccupy strong positions on the
heights."
i
Tokio, May .27-Noon.-The Japa?
nese army swept the Russians from Kin
I'hon yesterday morning, and in a
iesperate attack stormed the almost
mpre^nable position of the Russians
on Nanshan Hil!, west cf Talien Wan.
The battle razed in the hills all
;brough the night and fragmentary
.eleeram3 from tbe Japanese head?
quarters report that the engagement
is still in progress, and that the Jap?
anese are still pursuing the Russians
?iouth from Nanshan and the head of
Talien Wan Bay.
The Russians bad made elaborate
preparations to check the Japanese
movement south on the Liao Tung
peninsula toward Port Arthur. They
had fortified the high ground on the
south shore of-Talien Wan Bay, then
works extending to the east and the
west. The extreme Russian right was
rt Hushangtao and the extreme lt ft at
Na ^au Hill. This bill was the
Etre est part of the Une : a series of
kai nes, strongly emplaced. crowded
the crest, while rifle pits extended
rround its sides. Mines had been
palced lower down on this hill, and
around the base on the northern and
eastern sides were streched well-made
wire entanglements. Another line of
cefencep. also protected with wire en?
tanglements, extended from Yen Chia
Tung, near the bead of Talien Wan
Hay, due north of Liuchia Tien,
which lies south of Kin Chou.
A strong Russian battery was post?
ed at Kin Chou. It consist.fl of in
f miry and artillery.
The Japanese first occupied the linc
of hills to the east of Kin Oben.
Their position had formed an clmost
perfect right ansrle, showing its
southern front tu Talien Wan and its
western front to Kin Chou. Chin
Lichau village was the apex rf this
angle: the extreme right of tl.o J*,pa?
tt sse line rested at Chen Cha 3 ien,
v hich is almost due north of Chin
Li Chan, while the extreme left was
a: Cbaitsuho, a village due east of
Chin Li Chan. Back of this angle
the attacking force assembled in com?
plete security.
The Russians apparently attempted
td draw the Japanese attack last Sat
urday, for their batteries opened fire
slowly on "the enemy on that day.
The Japanese, however, refused to
be drawn inpo an attack until the po?
sition of the Russians, their guns and
their strength had been fully devel?
oped.
To this end the Japanese began a se
' ries of careful manoeuvres, their offi?
cers working their way close enough
to the Russiaan position to draw the
enemy's fire. . They thus secured frag?
ments of shelis for the purposa of
ascertaining the calibre of the Russian
guns. They discovered that the batte?
ries on Nanshan Hill included four
howitzers of about 15-centi meters cali?
bre, ten old style cannon of between
9 and 15-centimeters calibre, and two
quick-firing guns of 12-ceutimeters.
The Japanese discovered also
a number of large emplacements, bnt
they did not learn the number of guns
contained therein. These emplace?
ments faced to the north and to the
east.
The guns fired by the Russians de?
veloped a range of 8.500 metres. Eight
heavy guns, posted on the Russian
right in the vicinity of Husanfitao,
also were discover 2d and another
these reconnoissances was on another
strong Russian position developed by
hill southwest of Nanshan Hill, where
the Russians had a series of shelter
trenches. On the shore of Talien
Wan Bay, close to the bead of the bay,
the Russians had established a series
of positions. Here were set up the
searchlights which nightly played over
the Japanese angle, in the hills to the
northwest. .
Further reconnoissances developed
the fact that west of Lin Chia Tien
the Russians had no defences. Extend?
ing to the northward fronr Yen Chia
Tien, to the west coast of the Liao
Tung Peninsula, there were no de?
fences whatsoever, except the force
posted at Kin Chou. This gap in the
defence was a fatal defect in the Rus?
sian position, and when it was per?
ceived the. Japanese extended their
right to the north and eastr envelop?
ing Kin Chou, and the Russian ex?
treme right. The Japanese left was
also extended to Yang Chia Tung, on
the shore of Talien Wan Bay, and the
? centre moved forward.'
Wednesday morning at half-past
five, the Japanese attacked Kin Chou,
and for three hours they had an artil?
lery duel with the- batteries on Nan?
shan Hill. The Russian gunners
searched the Japanese lines with their
fire but failed to inflict much damage.
The battle was resumed at dawn on
Thursday.
. Three Japanese gunboats then en?
tered Kin Chou Bay, and, in co-ope?
ration with the artillery on shore,
shelled the Russiau positions on Nan?
shan Hill.
A Russian gunboat in Talien Wan
Bay steamed close to the shore and
shelled the Japanese fleet.
From dawn the batteries on both
sides hammered away at each other.
At an early hour the Japanese in?
fantry moved forward and at twenty
minutes past five on Thursday morn?
ing they entered Kin Chou, the Rus?
sians retiring to the south
Th9 fighting continued into Thurs?
day night, the Japanese pressing to
the south and storming Nanshan Hill.
They followed the retreating Russians
through the southern hills.
The reports received here fail to
cover the events on the Russian right.
It is probable, however, that the Rus?
sians have abandoned these positions.
- ?
ELOODY AFFAIR AT NANSHAN
HILL.
Tokio, May 27-5 p. m.-Subsequent
reports received here indicate that the
storming of Nanshan Hill yesterday
was a bloody affair. The Japanese
first centred their fire on the Russian
batteries, in which wori: they were
aided by four gunboats from Kin
Chou Bay. They succeeded in silenc?
ing many of the enemy's guns.
The Russians had constructed a
series of trenches around the hill and
a terrace, protected by wire entangle?
ments and other snch devices.
The Japanese made a series of
rushes, but they were in vain. The
deadly rifle fire and cannon fire of the
enemy checked them repeatedly.
Fiually, at 3 o'clock in the after?
noon, the Japanese reformed and
stormed the crest of the hill. The
Russians bein to their position dog?
gedly, and it was 7 o'clock in the
evening before the Japanese finally
gained possession of the ridge.
WAS RUSSIAN LOSS 12,000?
London, May 27-9.15 p. m.-A
dispatch to the Central News, from
Harbin, says the Japanese losses dur?
ing the fighting a Kin Chou are said
to be twelve thousand m?n killed. It
is said that these figures have been
confirmed by an cffijial dispatch.
Fighting, it is added, is still going on.
TWELVE MILES FROM PORT AR?
THUR,
London, May 28.-The Tokio cor?
respondent of the Daily Telegraph
says he learns that the Japanese
troops are now within twelve miles of
Port Arthur, and that the Russians
suffered heavier casualties than the
Japanese who have taken guns and
other material and a few prisoners.
He predicts a further surprise, as j
Japan is now increasing her efforts in
all directions. The Tokio corres
pondent of the Dally Chronicle says
that, the Japanese captured ir any guns
at Kin Chou.
" A COMPLETE BLOCKADE."
Tokio, May 27-10 a. m.-Vice Ad?
miral Togo lias now established a com?
plete blockade around the southern
end of the Liao Tung Peninsula.
This completely envelopes Port Ar- ?
thur from the seaward, and probably j
marks the opening of the final invest
ment of the town and its fortifications. I
GLENN SPRINGS WATER i
i
For the liyer. !
THE PRESBYTERS ASSEMBLY.
Committee on Church Relations
Makes Report.
The Report Will Come Before Mobile
Assembly for Discussion-Fort
Worth Next Meeting Place.
Mobile, Ala., May 26.-The follow?
ing is the report of the committee on
closer relations submitted before the
general assembly of the Presbyterian
chnrch in the United States in this
city;
"Your committee respectfully states
that it has carefully considered the
various overtures and memorials from
synods and other Presyterian churches
asking the appointment of commit?
tees to confer with committees from
other churches on the bringing about
of closer relations and cooperation
between the various reformed and
Prebytenan churches. We have also
considered a memorial from the pres?
bytery of Nashville asking this assem?
bly to assure our sister churches of our
willingness to confer on the subject
of closer relations whenever such con?
ference would be likely to result in
closer fellowship. We have had for
our . careful consideration overtures
from the presbyteries of Arkansas and
the Red Ri7er asking the appointment
of a committee to confer with a com?
mittee .of the Presbyterian church in
the United States of America looking
to closer relations with that church.
"We have considered also a commu?
nication from the Reformed church in
America (Dutch) expressing their
willingness to confer with a commit?
tee from our church on closer relations
with ns-and also overtures from our
presbyteries of Durant, Wilmington,
Tuscaloosa, and North Alabama, ask?
ing us to appoint a committee of con?
ference with the Reformed chnrch in
America. We have also given due
consideration to the action of the
Presbyterian Church of the United
States of America, rescinding all form?
er expressions of the general assem?
blies reflecting on the Christian
character of our church, and this,
with a view to remove all obstacles
to closer relations between these two
churches.
"Your commitee recognize that
there is not only in our church, but
also in other churches holding Pres?
byterian Reformed Calvinistic systems,
a very general and strong desire of
closer relations.
"We therefore recommend that this
assembly, wishing to promote closer
fraternity in a spirit of love and can?
dor, appoint a committee of six min?
isters and three ruling elders, which
committee shall he named by the mod?
erator, who shall be authorized and
empowered to confer with a similar
committee -that may be appointed by
other Presbyterian churches to enter
into conference with us.
"And the committee appointed by
this assembly is to confer on the sub?
ject of closer "relations with such
churches as enter the conference, with
a view to discover :
"1-The real sentiment of the
churches OP this subject.
"2-The leadings of God's provi?
dence in the matter.
"3-The obstacles that may stand in
the way of closer fellowship.
"4-Whether or how such obstacles
can be removed.
"5-Whether or what may be the
nature or form of the relations which
shall best secure effective cooperation,
by federation or otherwise, and at the
same time preserve loyalty to those
great i prinicples for vvhich the vari?
ous churches have been called to tes?
tify.
"And this committee shali report to
the next meeting of the general assem?
bly the result of its conferences."
Tiie report was made the special or?
der for tomorrow afternoon.(
Fort Worth was chosen fer the
meeting place next year.
PRESBYTERIAN UNION FAVORED
Mobile, Ate., May 26.-The general
assembly of the Presbyterian church"
in the United States today adopted the
report of the committee favoring
closer relations with other Presby?
terian bodies. By a vere of ST to 79
debate on the subject was limited to
five minnies hy each speaker. An ex?
ception was made in the cases of Dr.
Beggs, chairman of the special com?
mittee, and Dr A. C. Hopkins, ?he
leader of the opposition to the adopt?
ion of the report.
Speeches advocating the adoption ot
the majority report for closer relations
were made hy Judgrs S. M. Shelton
of Vicksburg, Miss., Dr J. Y. Fair,
Savannah ; J. H. Bill Maxton N C:
H. W Burnell,, Augusta, Ga, and
Rev A. E. Baker, Maryland.
Speeches in opposition to the adopt
ion of the report were made hy Rev.
R. Archer cf Greenville, Miss, and
Rev. G. A. Storer of Virginia.
Dr. iiopkins said he was against the
appointment of what he termed an
omnibus conference committee as call?
ed for in the majority report, but fa?
vored a conference for closer relations
with the Dutch Reformed church. He
said that in his opinion tlie northern
church had expunged nothing, as tho
resolution of 1861 had not been with?
drawn. He said the Dutch church
wanted to be on friendly terms but did
not desire a union.
Dr. W. E. Boggs, chairman of the
special committee that brought in the
majority report favoring closer rela?
tions, spoke for the adoption of the
report. He said it would be discourt?
eous to adopt the sub-report.
The question was called for on the
adoptior of the Hopkins substitute
and it was lest by a vote of 154 to 30.
The majority report, which favors
closer relations, was then adopted and
the assembly adjoarned until 3 o'clock.
GLENN SPRINGS WAO
Best Remsily for Stomach Trev s.
GOL JAMES 4L HOYT DEAD.
A Gallant Soldier and Distinguish
ed Civilian.
Greenville, May 27.-CoL James A.
Hoyt, editor of the Mountaineer,
died at his residence in this city at 3
o'clock this afternoon:
He had been ill only three days, but
few realized that his condition was
alarming.
He served throughout the entire
four years of the war between the
States, winning promotion on several
occasions for conspicuous bravery,
fl He took an active part in the re?
demption of the State from the rule of.
carpet-baggers, and was a member
of the Democratic executive committee
of 3876, being one of Gen. Hampton's
most trusted, confidential sapporters.
His work as a journalist covers near?
ly half acentury, and until the day of
his death he continued at his desk as
editor of the Mountaineer of this
city.
In politics he was an ardent Prohi?
bitionist, and as a candidate for Gov?
ernor in 1900 came near carrying the
State. i
He served many*years as president
of the State Baptist Convention, as
vice president of the National Baptist
Edncational Society, and as a trustee
of Furman University and the Green?
ville Female College, two leading in?
stitutions of this city.
Col. Hoyt was a Mason and served
as Grand Master in 1875.
The funeral services will take place
Sunday afternoon at 5.30 with Masonic
honors.
Louisville, Ky., May 26.-The tow
boat Fred Wilson was torn into frag?
ments, ten men were blown to pieces
and sixteen injured by the tremendous
explosion of the boat's boilers today
on the Ohio River. Of the thirty
three persons aboard the boat only
seven escaped unhurt. . Of the injured
one will probably die. The force of
the explosion was so great that it shat?
tered windows and awakened the oc?
cupants of houses in Louisville, four
miles from the scene.
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Nervous Dyspepsia Cured by
Rydale's Stomach Tablets.
Mr. R. E. Jones, buyer for Parker <fc
Bridget, whose large department stcres
are located at 9th and Penn Ave., Wash .
ington D. C., writes, under date of April
H, '04, as follows: Last February one
year, while in New York on business fer
ray house. I caught a severe cold, which
laid me up for several week.* and left me
wft?k and neivoas. I had little or no ap?
petite and my digestion was very poor. .
my physicians could not get at the cause
of my trouble as my digestion seemed
so much impaired. I decided to try Bj
dale's Stomach Tablets, being assured by
a friend the^ were good dyspepsia medi?
cine. After using them for a few days I
beg3n to realize that I was getting better.
I gave up the doctor's prescription and
have gained 20 pounds while using two
bores of these tablet*. I never felt oetter
in ray life, and accredit R; dale's St mach
Tablets with having cur^d me. I caa re?
commend them mo.-t heartily, to sufXezcrs...
from nervous indigestion and general rna
down conditions o? the^ys?em. AU dealers....
Are Yon Satisfied?"
If Not What Better Proof Cnn
Sumter Residents Ask For ?
This is tlie statement o' a Sumter c?t?zers
The testimony of a neighbor
You eau readily investigate it
The proof should con\ince you.
J. A. I?urjress. clerk and bookkeeper, resid?
ing :a:V:7 W. Liberty street, say?: "My back
has been in a bad condition for a number of
3'ears. At times it was so weak I could not
get about ard there was a constant duli pain
across the loins. The secretions from the
kidneys were ail out of sorts, very dari; and
contained a brick dust sediment and were
too frequent in action, disturbing my rest ai
night. My eyes watered terribly and pained
considerably. I saw Dean's Kidney Pills and
heard them spoken so highly of that 1 pro?
cured them at Dr. A. .*. China's dru.:: store,
[may say that the result <-f :!.eir use rery
much pleased me for I f?.lt a hundred pt c
cent bi tter, the p.iin in roy back left, ray
eyes stopped watering anti ray eyesight im?
proved while the kidneys we:e regulated
and I could sleep all eight vvi-hout having to
get up. Doaa's Kidney Pills acted like a
charm on me and lean rcccornraend them.
Tor sale by all dealers. Price 5t> cents.
Foster-Milburn Co.. Buffalo. X. Y.. sole
agentsforthe United States.
Remember the name-Donn's-and take no
substitute ">
Are due to indigestion. Ninety-nine or every
one hundred people who have heart trouble
can remember when it was simple indiges?
tion. It is a scientific fact that all' cases of
heart disease, not organic, are not only
traceable to. but are the direct result of indi?
gestion. Ail food taken into the stomach
which fails of perfect digestion ferments and
swells the stomach, puffing it up against the
heart. This interferes with the action of
the heart, and in the course of time that
delicate but vital organ becomes diseased.
Mr. D. Kauble. of Nevada. O.. says : ] had stomach
trouble and was in a bad state as I had heart trouble
with it. I took Kodoi Dyspepsia Cure fer abeu: four
months and it cured me.
Kodol Digests What You Eat
and relieves the stomach of all nervous
strain and the heart of all pressure.
Bottles only. $ 1.00 Size holding 2H times tie trial
size, which sells fer 50c.
Prepared by E. Q. DeWlTT & CO., CHICAGO?
For sale by Olin B. Davis?

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