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SM CAPTAIN'S PAY.
ME MASTER OF A BIG OCEAN STEAM
ER IS NOT A PLUTOCRAT.
rything Considered He 1 Poorly Paid.
ylso Storli'i Printed Low Wage. Given
Other Officers For Onerous Duties Pur-
Kr and Burgeon.
It is tbe general impression among
loso who do not know that the duties
ad responsibilities of tho average skip
tr of a regular liner are as many and
serous as the successful bank president
lid that in addition bis salary is just
' t large. Tbe responsibility of the one
lM about as great as the other, but when
It comes to duties the sea dog has as
rule much more to bear, while, unlike
the bank president, his salary is
final 1 as his duties are large. It may
mrprise some of the regular transat
Untie travelers to learn that their beau
, iJeal of a sea captain who in faultless
tOlrl lace goes about the deck luughjng
end chatting with the tourists, patting
tie half fare tots on tbe back and
i jffing bis cap to tbe rug clad occupants
. fit an easy steamer chair between the
tine that ho spends in bis berth, in the
cbartroom or on tbe bridge, gets little
"' more money a mouth than the detective
sergeant or the average steamboat cap
tain. In many instances Air. Gold Lace
' seta less.
i Ono of the most successful lines rnn-
,-t'PB between this port and Europe pays
, iJt commodoro, who has been over 20
Xtars in this particular service, 30 a
- month, or about $175. This is about $40
week. Tbe other captains in this Hue
' ate paid tho equivalent of $125 for iiO
days' labor. Any number of matter of
no fact stories have been printed with
tfco object of showing that the com
tnaudcrs of tbe great liners received in
omo cases sums ranging from $7,000
? to 812,000 per year. But such talk is
idle. There is not a single captain on
- the cccau who enjoys such an inccme.
That many of them deserve to is cuoth
r natter entirely.
" In an argument that master mariners
re well paid the point is advanced that
tho officers are fed while at sea and
fven alongside the wharf with tho best
that the market affords and at tbe ex
Itecnso of tho steamship company. Yet
$0 per cent of these well fed gold lnces
' are married and have big families that
demand food, clothes and Thome either
'here or abroad, whether or not tho ship
lis in port. This establishment costs as
fniuch wbilo tbe master mariner is on
the bosom of old Neptune as it does
when he is playing dry cob at home for
a short period. His going or coming
adds or deducts little from tbo general
There aro few pursers on the Atlantic
who command a higher monthly salary
than 10. Tbcy must have years of ex-
perience, a host of friends and bo "top
' sawyers," as they say at sea, to com
mand even this iiguro. Unlike tbo
! stewards, and, in tho majority of canes,
; the ships' surgeons, the purser is sel
dom made tho recipient of a generous
Itit). jnououv seems aoio to exniuin wny
1 it is so, unless it be that tbe purser,
handling all tbe money of tho voyage,
which includes extra passage money,
I the receipts from the smoker made
through tbe chief steward, tho wine
bills from tbo tables, all amounting to
a pretty large figure, is recognized as
tbe financial end of the floating hotel
and so treated accordingly.
The smoker and its many attachments
are luxuries which tbo captain is not
permitted to enjoy, or if permitted rare
ly indulges in. Any skipper who would
make himself a jolly good fellow in tbo
smoker would loso tho confidence of
those under bis caro as fast as a trout
taking a May fly. Not that his appear
f Bii( o there, would mako him any less tho
jailor, but passengers for somo reason
'only place for tho master of their ship
-' is on tho bridge or in the cbartroom.
And if they can picture hini on this
'bridL;oin oilskins and so'wester with
? tho wind and sleet and ico blustering
around him so much tbo better to tho
1 perfection of their idea of the practical
and capablo mariner.
Tbo poorest paid man iu an official
incapacity ou a great liner is probably
tbo surgeon. Somo passengers have tbe
i opinion that as the company pays tbo
ship's doctor those using him on a trip
' f aro net supposed to give liuanuial recog
nition to his altenton. It is true that
' uouu is obliged to, but ho should. Tho
I demand of n doctor at sea is in nowise
'I difkreut from that demand on laud.
Tho steamship companies give a passeu
ger board, lodging and transportation at
a cost that could not be equaled on any
railroad of tbe earth, when distance,
accommodation and attention are con
sidered. The luxury of a doctor, while
generally forced, is at the same timu an
auxiliary of sea travel for which the
company receives nothing, and wfiich,
when free medicines aro included, as
they invariably are, costs quite a good
deal. Experienced ocean travelers sel
dom forget tho surgeon when necessity
makes them call for his attention dur
ing a trip. But these experienced tour
ists aro fow and far between. New
York Mail and Express.
Father Barabasz of Baltimore, who
Visited his countryman, Henry Sieukie
wicz, not long ago, says iu tho Balti
more Sun that tbe Polish novelist is
very simple in his manners and is rather
silent when in society, but he is a good
listener to a good story. He is of medi
um size, rather dark and is inclined to
baldness, with a hint of gray over tbe
temples. Tho name is pronounced Chen-kay-veetch,
with the accent on the sec
ond syllable and the ch pronounced as
in child. His home is now at Warsaw,
though much of bis time is spent in
traveling and in getting material for
bis literary work. He has been married
twice. Tbe death of his first wife oc
curred when be was writing "Pan
Michael," and its somber tone is traced
back to that event.
Kiinple Measures Tliat Prove Effective In
a Case of Uynoope.
Fainting, or syncope, is a temporary
Iops of consciousness, occurring with
enfeebled and retarded action of the
heart, as manifested, by n slow and al
most impereeptible pulse, extremo pal
lor of the face, especially tbe lips, and
a coldness and lividity of the hands and
Tho attack of unconsciousness is gen
erally preceded by a feeling of slight
nausea, a swimming before the eyes,
noises iu tbo ears, a fnllnnwtnf the linnd
and an indescribable feeling of "ail
goneness, "of the extreme wretchedness
of which no one can have any idea who
has not experienced it in his own per
son. The voices of those around gradually
become indistinct, objects grow dim,
the breathing is oppressed, and finally
darkness closes iu, tho muscles relax,
and the sufferer passes into that myste
rious and awo inspiring state called un
consciousness. This lasts for a variablo
period and then tho mind gradually re
sumes its supremacy, the patient coming
again into possession of his suspended
faculties, like one raised from tbe dead
rather than like one aroused from slum
ber. In its essence the act of fainting is
merely a symptom of anusmia of the
brain, with which is associated a great
ly weakened action of the heart, both
dependent upon somo usually disagree
able impression from without, such as
the sight of blood, an unpleasant or
very powerful odor, u sudden fright,
pain, oppressive heat of tho atmosphere,
tbo receipt of bad news, less often a
great and suddon joy, and tho like.
Young women, people in delicate
health, the nervous and sufferers from
heart disease are moro prouo to syncope
than others, yet fainting may occur in
the strongest men from the effect of
Were it not so familiar a sight a per
son in a faint would fill tbe bystanders
with terror, so closely does tbe condi
tion simulate death, but fortunately the
state is ono usually of short duration.
The patient should be placed flat on
the back, with no pillow or support un
der tbe head. Thoso not in immediate
attendance should keep at a distance,
and fresh air should be admitted freely.
Tbo clothing should bo loosened about
tho neck and tbe waist, the faco should
be fauuod, and respiration should be
stimulated by flippiug a few drops of
cold water on the face aud chest. The
bare chest and arms may also be slapped
with a wet towel. Smelling salts may
be held cautiously under the nose or a
few grains of pepper blown into tho
nostrils. Any ordinary swoon should
quickly yield to those simple measures.
Bills For Killing Criminals That Were
Formerly Paid In llollaud.
Edam, iu Holland, where tho Dutch
ebceso conies from, has a museum of
local antiquities, aud among the not
least interesting of the exhibits aro tbo
accounts of tbo municipal executioners
during the eighteenth century, says the
London Chronicle. Cue of these, fuuo
tiouaries, by name Vogel, presents a de
tailed bill dated Dec. 10, 1713, in which
ho sots forth a claim for (i florins for
one decapitation aud 3 florins each for a
sword aud winding sheet, with 3 florins
14 cents for a cofiin for the decapitated
ono. His charge for hanging a criminal
was also 0 florins, with the further ad
dition of 3 florins for "cutting down
and impaling ditto." "Creaking a man
on tho wheel" was a costlier luxury
aud ran to i) florius, while for "supply
ing nine uew lashes for scourge" the
cbargo was 27 florius.
On the whole, however, Mr. Vogel
was a moderate niau in bis charges or
the value of humau life went up a good
deal in the uext 50 years, for iu the uo
less circumstantial accounts of Johannes
Ka, presented Aug. I, 1704, we have a
charge of 12 florins for "going on board
the Hans and preparing instruments of
torture, " with a liko charge for "tor
turing ono person. " Hut this must have
been for the lesser torturo only, as ou
Aug. 30 tlx) samo Johannes sends in a
bill for "torturing tbreo persous at 75
florins a head'
while a fow days later uo less than COO
florius is charged for "banging four
persous at J50 florins each, "and for
"flogging two persons and burning a
third" ho exacts 150 florins. Clearly
considerations of economy, if not of hu
manity, must havo tended toward tho
reform of tho criminal code in Holland.
OUht to Have Known Better.
"Hauds up!" said tbo villain with
tho low brow and the bulldog jaw.
"All right ; I'll put upmybaudo, "
replied tbo man with thiJ tall forehead
and tho palo countenance "But you
havo evidently made a mistake. I am a
newspaper niau. "
"Hero, "said the footpad, tears of
pity springing into his eyes, "is a
quarter. Don't let this ever become
known, or tho gaug'll put me back in
the amateur class." Boston Journal.
Mistress Your name is Maginnis,
you say. But what is your first name?
Mistress What is your first name
Maid It's me second name ye'd be
after. That is Mary. 1 was a Maginnis
before I was a Mary, don't ye moiud?
In England during the sixteenth cen
tury stealing abovo tbe value of 12
pence, buruiug a haystack, killing or
Itealiug sheep, breaking a dike or
bridge, breaking a bank of a fish pond,
cutting down a tree in an orchard and
the malicious tearing or defacing of tho
garments of a person iu tho street were
all capital offenses aud were punished
The Paris theaters give away an aver
age of 8,500 free ticket's daily.
Chimney or Hearth Money.
What you call "chimney money" is
tho same as the house tax called
"hearth money." It was established as
a means of making up the deficiency in
the revenue granted after tho restoration
to Charles II. It was repealed by I aud
II William and Mary, c. 10, but was
reimposed iu Scotland iu September,
1600, at the rate of 1s. 2d. for every
hearth. The repeal was ono of the first
boons conceded by William ou his
arrival. "History of Taxation," by
Navies of the World.
Tho Army aud Navy Year Book rates
the navies of the world as follows: j
1, Great Britain; 2, Franco; 3, Russia;
4, Italy; 5, United Stales; 0, Germany;
7, Spain; 8, Japan; 0, Austria; 10. !
Netherlands. Under present naval con
tracts Japan in lb'JO will go to tho fifth
place, crowding down the Uuitod States
mid Germany ono point. . j
Tho oldest embloni of royalty in ex- !
istence is tbo iron crown of tho Lom
bards. The inner strip of iron, accord
ing to tradition, was beaten out of ono
of tho nails used at the crucifixion. Its
most distinguished wearers have been
Charlemagne, Charles V and Napoleon.
STOLE A $10,000 OPINION.
The Widow of a Famous General Who
Needed Money to Dress Well.
Some years ogo tbo widow of a fa
mous Union general was intimato with
the wife and daughters of a justice of
tho supreme court aud was as familiar
with their home as with her own,
which was in tbe immediate neighbor
hood. Sho was also intimate with the
family of a prominent and popular lob
byist, who was supposed to reproseut
Jay Gould, C. P. Huntington and other
men of large interests whenever any
thing concerned them in congress. All
the parties are now dead, excent tho
lady in the case, whom 1 will cal. Mrs.
Smith. She was a handsome, ambitious
and frivolous woman, whose husband
committed suicide by drowning himself
in his bathtub. Sho lived a gay life
afterward, but managed to keep many
of her old friends. Knowing her lovo
of money and the fact that her income
did not keep pace with her expenses,
tho lobbyist told her that ho would givo
her $10,000 if she could get him a copy
of the opinion which tho justice was
expected to deliver iu tbe supremo
court on tbe following Monday, involv
ing tho constitutionality of tho Thnr
man Pacific railroad law. Ho told her
that he knew the opinion was in manu
script and believed that tbo jndgo had
it locked op iu the desk in his library.
Sunday morning, as soon as she saw
tho justico and his family si art for
church, sho went across the street,
around Thomas circle, rang tho bell ami
told tbe servant that sho wanted to look
at a book iu tho justice's library. As
sho was accustomed to go about tho.
house almost daily tbcy thought noth
ing of it, and sho was allowed to re
main undisturbed iu the samo room
with tho decicion for nearly two hours.
It is. supposed that she had a set of ful.-e
keys, for tbo justice said tlmt thu opin
ion was locked up in his desk and could
not have been reached otherwise. But
at any rate the lobbyist is known to
have obtained tho opinion iu advance,
and the woman was shortly i:fter ablo
to pay off somo pressing obligations. An
investigation disclosed tbo facts I havo
stated, and it seemed to bo I ho only
possible way tho opinion could have
becu obtained. Of courso tho incident
terminated relations between tho two
families, and when tho story got out
about town Mrs. Smith found it moro
comfortable tarent her Washington resi
dence and remove to New York. Chi
HANDKERCHIEFS WE USE.
328,000,000 Mlicle Ones Conxiiuicd Iu the
Trade Yearly In I'll 1m Country.
"Very few people outside the trade, "
said a leading wholesale dealer in hand
kerchiefs in New York to a reporter re
cently, "aro awaro that tbo consump
tion of handkerchiefs throughout the
United States amounts to about 75,000
dozen daily. This means 27,375,000
dozen yearly, or 82S.500.000 inglo
handkerchiefs. To satisfy this enormous
demand tbero aro always kept in stuik
iu this city at least 350,000,000 hand
kerchiefs. It would be extremely di.Ti
cult to say what such a snpi ly ;f gin ils
is worth in the aggregate, as handker
chiefs sell at wholesale at anywhere
from 30 cents to 40 per dozeu, accord
ing to quality and finish. But tho fig
ures which 1 have given you aro not
exaggerated, and they throw a strong
light ou tho gigantic dimensions of an
important branch of tho dry goods busi
ness. "A comparatively small number of
handkerchiefs are manufactured in this
country, aud thoso that are made hi ro
aro mostly of the cotton and inferior
sillc variety. Tbo finest filk goods ::ro
imported principally from Japan, which
country sends us annually between 17,
000,000 and 18,000, (!C0 'Japanese pon
gees.' Tho best cambric articlo cr.iie.s
from Franco and Belgium, and Ih.vn
handkerchiefs come from tbo north of
Ireland and also from irt. Gall, Switzer
land. Japanese silk handkerebii fs aro
worth from 83 to .10 per dozeu, while
tbo imported cambrics from Brussels
sell for from $ to 7 a dozen, and tho
cotton product manufactured iu Penn
sylvania and New Ji rsey may bo had
fur 30 cents por dozen.
"Tho capital invested iu this linsi
uess is immense. It may possiUy
amount to $100,000,000, but owing to
tbe fact that tho trade is distributed
nothing like accurate figures can lo
given. There arc six or fivi u firms iu
tho dry goods district which deal exclu
sively in handkerchiefs. But only two
of tbeso houses handle tho domestic i.r
ticlo extensively. Most of the largo
American factories arc located outside
of tbo city, but New York, as in scver
ul other branches of tho dry goods busi
ness, is tho great distributing center for
the trade." Washington Star.
Life In Mars.
Mcgamicros, ns we shall call our man
of tho earth transported iu his sleep to
tho new Mars, wakes up, opens his eyes
and finds himself iu bod in bis room. All
tbo things iu itaro familiar to him tlia
furniture, clothes, bonks and wares are
just where ho had left them overnight.
Ho does not suspect tho trick that has
been played on him. Tie stretches him
self, throws up bis arms, leaps from his
bed, goes to tho washstand, lii'tn tho
pitcher, puts on his clothes and is
All tlieso actions aro of a common
character and consist in raising masse
to a certain height. His water pitcher,
for instaucc. holds two liters, now meas
ure. On the earth tlieso two liters,
representing two kilograms, reqniro a
certain effort tn bo raised, fay, to the
height of 80 centimeters. But ou Mars
these two liters weigh only two Mar
tian kilograms, or Ifi times less iu
in earthly weight. Further, ho dues not
have to lift them to a height of 30 cen
timeters, but of only 15 centimeters,
his sizu being diminished one-half, so
that tho work to bo performed is reduced
to oiie-tbirty-seeoud. Un the other baud,
his strength, which is proportioned to
tho volume or tho mass of his muscled,
is only reduced to one-eighth. Conse
quently the. effort bo is required to imiko
is four times less. Ilia water pitcher
socms extremely light, so do bis
clothes, IIo probably remarked tho samti
thiug when bo throw tip his arms and
jumped frum his boil, but simply
thought ho was in unusually good spir
its. M. J. Dulboeuf in Popular Science,
Had Hi Tronfclfn.
Seedy Individual Can't yon givo a
dimo to a pool', lumiel.MS vaud .'rer?
Well Dressed Imlividn -il No Jntiif?
Why, man, you're in ltuk! I've got a
bill in my pocket for tf.'OO taxes on
lniuo six month;) overdue that I can'
pay. Homerville (Mass.) Journal.
BIT OF HUMAN NATURE.
A Hasty Conclusion About a Woman That
Was Changed Later.
Two little girls occupied Beats to
gether ou nn elevated train tho other
uight. Both were scantily dressed, hol
low eyed and hungry looking. They were
unmistakably of that class known as
"cashgirls" employed in the down
town department stores, for each ad
Vrossod tho other by a number in lieu of
Directly opposite them sat a fashion
ably dressed woman wbo was accom
panied by a well groomed male escort.
Upon their entrance tho conversation of
thu little girls stopped abruptly and
tbero was something pitiful in the ear.
nestuess with which both watched every
move of i tho woman so stunuingly
gowned. Two pairs of abnormally keen
though tired oyes thoroughly investi
gated every bit of finery iu her apparel,
from tho highest plume of her hat to
tho soft, natty shoes which incased her
"Say, 76," whispered the smaller of
tho two girls, leaning toward her com
panion, "she's a real lady, she is. You
can tell by her make up. Ain't that a
beaut of a bat, though? And look at
that diamond breastpin I Whew I I'll
bet that hat cost all of"
"Sh!" interrupted 70 in an under
tone. "She'll hear you. " There was a
spell of silenoo as both girls leaned back
with their heads resting against the
top of tho seat. They were enjoying the
dazzling picture before them.
After glancing over a section of a
newspaper which the niau had given
her tho woman folded it up and handed
it back to him.
"Bid you get tbo tickets?" she asked.
"Yes," was tbo answer iu au indiffer
"Let n;c see them."
He extracted a small envelope from
his vest pocket and banded it to her.
"By tho way, " bo remarked, "we will
have to go tonight. 1 couldn't get good
Eoats for tomoirow, aud rather than
miss it 1 took tbeso."
"Tonight?" she repeated iu a tone of
vexation. "You know well enough that
wo cun t go tonight. We have another
"Which wo can conveniently can
cel," ho interpolated.
"Indeed wo will not," sho retorted,
with a di tirmined stamp of her loot.
A protracted argument followed
which was not too low for the cashgirls
to learn thu drift.
"You can go to Mrs. Browu'salone,"
finally exclaimed tho man, "aud I will
take your mother to tho theater! Wo
can call for you ou our way home if
you insist on going. "
"You'll not go to tho theatt-with
anybody. Yon must and will . to
Mrs. Brown's with me. " Thus assert
ing herself, sho deliberately tore tho en
velope containing tho tickets iu minuto
parts and threw them ou tho floor.
They K ft tbo traiu at the next sta
tion, ho with a disgusted look ou bis
face and sho with bead en et and a de
fiant glare in her bright eyes.
Scarcely had the rustle cf her gar
ments ceased to bo beard when 70 sago
ly observud; "You're all off, 27. She
ain't a real lady. It's ouly her fiue duds
what makes you think so. Sho's only
an imitation, and uo clerk would take
her to a window if sbo wauted to make
a sale." Boston Herald.
-The Terrapin Knew Uim.
When the late Major Mnses P. Handy
lived in Washington, lie was frequently
attending dinners at Chamberlin's. At
every dinner at all out of tho ordinary
it was Chamberlin's habit to pasa
around tbo table alive the terrapin that
(it was assumed) tho guests wero to eat
Ono night, as Major Handy told the
story, when thu live terrapin were
brought in, as usual, he noticed, us bo
thought, ono of tho terrapins wagging
his head at him. At the next banquet
tho same thing happened again, and at
the next one of thu terrapin detached
himself from the rest and, crawling
across thu table to tho major's plate,
rose on his hind legs, and, resting bis
fore legs against a convenient tumbler,
he bowed three times, solemnly ; but
courteously, to the astonished and awe
struck gin st.
Upon investigation it was discovered
that tbo terrapin bud seen the major to
frequently at Chamberlin's festal board
that ho recognized him as an old friend
and politely addressed him as such. Mr.
Chaniberlin is said to have resented this
story as a reflection ou the freshness of
his terrapin. Kansas City Journal.
i Two Capital Stories.
! I pass into Arlington street, where
I Sheridan, sickened with his- losses at
I play, kicked a man over wbo protested
! that be was only tying bis shoo. "D n
: you!" s'aid Sheridan. "You are always
tying your shoe!" Horace Walpole calls
it tho Ministerial street, where, Pul
' teuey and Lady Mary Montagu lived
; and on both sides of which Sir Robert
: Walpol'j had a house, where in my
youth tlio Duke of Hamilton, with a
, beauty liko a god's, was often to be
i Turning into Piccadilly there is the
chariot of Lady Peel, who never missed
i her daily drive with her daughter in
tlio park, and thu yelluw chariot of the i
Duchess of Cleveland, with her two tall
1 footmen in breeches and silk stockings
aud their long canes. ShewasaJaiiy
! with a philosophic turn of mind, for
j when her hushimd died she asked a re
j lativo ctywn to tho funeral aud told him
! to bring his gnu, adding, "We are old,
wo must diu, but tbe pheasants must be
shot." Sir Algernon Nest iu Nino
A Compensating Condition.
"1 rieeeived vnu about ono thins."
murmured tbo new wife lo her hus
band. "1 urn oiiler than 1 told you." ;
"Don't nr.!. lion it, my uivel 1 find
that your l.-.-rliuie is fully twice as large
us 1 had supposed." Detroit Free
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move any bnd tnste
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tlio bron tii sweet mid
perfuii't'd. It la a
ri'ttl pUMiiM.re to tuko
i thnm instrJiiLl ul n a u-
Buutiiit,; liquiUr ui cumiuii-bail pil.s.
uro purely vimeliinlo
I it ml contain no tiii i -
It'UiUil or other tnln
oml poison. They
9 c red untl lire n poien-
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never before put together In any form.
, ... CASCAKETS
;i re iintlsnptlc. Tlmt
L iiii'iins tlirv fttnn un-
Eiliu'r'stpd food, from
I ri)tirliiK In the stem-
peh, prevent for
itKMitntion tn the
howelA nnd kill din-
iiUti frprms of anv
kind ihui breed und leed In tbo ayntem.
jlone the hioiui h and
bowel sand stimulate
tho Inzy liver. m:.k
tiitf it work. Thev
strengthen the bow-
els nnd nut them Into
viirorniT )i eti 1 1 h y
their action eti.ny ami natuml.
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B awaro of
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i.,,Piff iT& sd venrQ nf 1 i f. more than 40.W0
188.8.131.52 .... - ---. - -
the country, have been nttea to un ue oust
, . v
nortrtvnmrtiifitinna an. reenf.ni7.pfi evervwnare.
boolt giving mucn neipiui information. uu,
time anil lit What SUlUll COSt a EOOU edUOallOQ .
President, PoconKEHPSIE, NEW YOB.
AND GIVEN FREE
RIZES EACH MONTH
t . Evpry month dnrinc 1'7 in each of the 4 districts
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1 Tim I l l.imni.iilnr who nanns itl two
TMI3 TOP PORTION
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tin ditriot in whii-li ho or 10 residua
T ;i O'lliml i; or vftm .Mill l t
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opt inn a Uliy'l orKentiemAli'ti i'rlTVV
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G A SC AKET8 M
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mo llihfd by llio chil
dren. They tame
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drive ntT worms, and
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si tes i hut Mv In thi
bowels of the growing child.
... ITASCA RETS, .
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teed to eure any cttue
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.... CASCARCTW r
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AOc a box, accord
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merit :tnd put you on
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fect nnd nernmnent
FOR 10 CENTS
health. Don't rlmk delay
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