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ALEXANDRIA. - LOUISIANA.
HOW TO RUN A RAILROAD,
What a Disgruntled Editor Overhears L a
Railway President's Omce.
I happened in the general headquar
ters of one of our prominent railroads
the other day and wandered around
for some time. Among other things
i noticed was a large sign reading:
• Editors don't pass here." It brought
to mind the fierce and withering influ
ences of the Inter-State Commerce
law, and I stopped and wept silently.
While thus giving way to my grief I
heard earnest conversation in the office
and looked in the door. The presi
:lent of the road was conversing with
one of the superintendents.
"Let me see," said the president;
"you took enough timber out of the
Roaring creek bridge and those two
culverts to rebuild that bridge where
the train dropped through last week?"
"0, yes, and had a lot left," replied
"Just have what was left sent up to
my house-it'll come in handy next
winter for kindling-wood. By the
way, you had better lighten up all the
bridges a little-they were built alto
gether to heavy at first.
"I'm doing so-I don't put any
thing heavier than two-by-fours in any
of the new bridges. I have a new
cheme for heavy timbers on large
"I take four inch boards and nail
them together, making what appears
to be a timber six-by-six, or larger; ac
cording to the width of the boards.
Hollow-great saving of timber, you
"Y-a-o-s, that's so," replied the pres
ident as he put his feet up on the
waste-basket; "but inch boards, you
say, inch boards-what about half
"They would probably be better
you've managed railroads longer than
"And you nail'em together," con
tinued the president, as he appeared to
be lost in thought. "You know nails
"Yes; we might glue 'em at the cor
"That's more like it-or seems to me
if they were put up together that they
would be apt to stay-might sort of
wedge 'em a little at the ends some
how. Mebby you better use glue, how
ever-the public likes to see things
good and strong."
"Yes; we got to cater to the public
"Of course -Don't want 'em to get
into the habit of walking. By the way,
they seem to be getting struck on iron
"Yes, I'ryve noticed it."
"Well, any thing to please 'em,"
said the obliging president. "I told
our chief engineer to bring in a plan
for a bridge intended especially for the
public to stand and look at and lose it
self in admiration. It is to be of heavy
sheet iron, but I fear the style will be
altogether too expensive."
"O, yes, it would-got to think of
something cheaper than that."
"I have a little plan here of a bridge
which I made myself." continued the
president as he drew a paper out of a
private desk. "You will observe that
it is made wholly of tin, hollow tin
tubes, painted a vigorous and power.
"That's good," said the superintend
ent, beginning to get enthusiastic,
"that's first-rate. Still a little costly
though. I tell you the ideal railroad
bridge must be made out of paper
very cheap, and when properly paint
ed has a regular earthquake-defying
"You're right there, paper's the
Ihing, and I'd have introduced bridges
of it on our line long ago if it wasn't
for their liability to all soak up and
collapse every time it rains."
"They'd have to be varnished to pre
vent that, and there comes the matter
of expense again."
"Yes, that's the way it goes, expense
at every turn. I tell you, the truly
ideal way to run a railroad, if it could
be arranged," continued the president,
as he straightened up, "would be to
have the locomotive when it comes to
a river or ravine get up on its hind
wheels and jump it and jerk the train
right along, Yes, sir, and I believe
the timle is coming when they will do
it, too-run like thunder before they
come to a place where we now have a
bridge, and when they get there they
will r'ar right up and snort a couple
of times and clear the thing at one
jump, and jerk thirteen coaches behind
'cm! I tell you there would be a little
money for the stockholders-and presi
tldents and superintendents-then with
no bridges to build at all!"
"That would be a big thing, sure
enough," replied the superintendent.
"The railroad man would have a little
"By the way-how are the car stoves
--about time for 'em, you know?"
"They're in bad shape-most of them
ripped up the back."
'"O, that's nothing-wire 'em up.
wire'em up. Got to make 'em last
another winter. And say, you better
have a personal interview with each
county coroner where our road runs
and give 'em a little stock-can't tell
when we may need to use them. And
just give them to understand that we
are paying the highest price for the
right kind of a verdict We can afford
to do it. rye discharged all the flag
men and hired some cheap engineers.
Besides, all our conductors are getting
pretty well fixed now, and we have
saved enough on bridges to arrange
all the coroners' juries from here to
-Mary Sloan, a red-cheeked Irish
girl, went on the Arizona to sell apples
when the vessel was at Queenstown.
Before she was aware of it the ship had
started on its way to America, and
Mary is here now.
-A dog bitten by a rattlesnake 'in
Ncbr:aska, instead of dying developed
liydr,'plhobia, and bit fourtcn head of i
,'tle, ail o which diaed,
BUTTER ON THE FARM.
The Advantages of Producing a Pure sand
Really Good Article.
There are many ways by which the
butter produced on the farm might be
improved in quality and quantity, and
the proceeds increased from twenty to
fifty per cent. Thus a farmer who
takes to town only five dollars' worth
of butter a week gets $260 a year, if
he can add 25 per cent. he gets $325,
and with a gain of 50 per cent. he gets
$390, and the extra $130 would buy a
good many things wanted in the
household and on the farm. And yet
by a little further effort he can make
the amount fully double the original
$260 and have $520 without additional
cost of money or labor. A part
of what would conduce to
this end is stated by a correspondent
to another paper thus: "Since 1870 I
have weighed all my milk night and
morning. My best cow gives 8,000 to
9,000 pounds of milk per year. I have
three or four that do that. I have ten
that give 7,000 pounds. Cows that
Sgive less than 5,000 pounds I sell. A
cow yielding 5,000 pounds of milk a
year will, at 22) pounds of milk to
one poun I of butter, yields 222 2-9
pounds of butter; but at 16 pounds of
milk to a pound of butter it will be
3127 pounds of butter, a difference of
about 901 pounds of butter in favor of
proper feeding, which 901 pounds
multiplied by the price per pound the
farmer receives, say 80c., equals
$27.10, which the farmer loses
each year. Farmer; lose by
low feeding; high feeding gives
greater results. This weighing of the
milk. testing the cows, and knowing
to a dollar what one is doing, is a
great help to the dairy farmer. It en
ables him to get rid of the poor milk
ers and to replace them with good
ones; and the latter costs no more to
keep or handle than the former. Then
he can improve his produce by breed-.
ing to a bull of good milking strain,
and thus add additional quarts to each
head daily. Again, he can study
what feed is best calculated to increase
the flow of milk. He can save ice,
a-d thus keep his butter in better con
dition and take it to the ice itself. He
can get with this extra gain
the best implements instead
of using the poorest and
meanest, and with improved pans,
churn, creamer and worker, make his
butter worth ten to fifteen cents a
pound more and the people to run
after him for it. It is no mean thing
for the people to say such a farmer
makes the best butter brought to this
town, and we, indeed, can not get all
we want, for every body wants it.
Such a man takes a pride in having
the best cows, breeding to the best
bull, making the most butter, having
the name for the very best, and get
ting the highest price. But how many
neglect all of these points and make the
poorest and meanest stuff that goes to
a market? "-Hoard's Dairyman.
How They Can Be Made a Source of Profit
Instead of Loss.
How can a farmer turn the coarse,
uneatable portions of his corn crop to
the most valuable uses? This is a
question for useful consideration. The
husks contain sufficient nutrimentfo be
used for food, and highly fed horses
and cows will be grateful for an
occasional teed of them through the
winter. The hardest part of the dry
stalks may be turned into manure by
cutting them, at a cost of not over a
dollar per ton, fully estimated, but
really of nothing but labor at a time
when nothing else can be done. Con
sequently it may be Said that it costs
nothing to do this, and one may as
well do it as gossip in the village or
do nothing. Cut stalks as litter absorb
a large quantity of liquid and mix with
solid manure so as to break it up and
render it easy to spread finely on
the surface. The difference in
labor of handling manure so made and
that made with the whole stalks is
really greater than that of the cutting
of them. We have known farmers in
the West go ten miles for coal, and pay
eight dollars per ton for a very poor
quality, when there was more heating
substance wasting in their fields, for
the large stalks of Western corn make
excellent fuel, which gives out great
heat. By binding them in bundles
with thin wire and compressed in a
frame by a similar simple contrivance
to that used for binding lath, the stalks
are more lasting and are more easily
fed into a stove.
It is worth one dollar a ton to avert
the danger of injuring stock which
feed upon the dry, frozen stalks tocon
sume these as fuel. Every winter thou
sands of stalk-fed cattle die of dry
murrain (impaction of the rumen),
splenic fever (simply blood-poisoning
by indigestion), and other similar
diseases, and to avert these losses by
using the stalks for more wholesome
and safer purposes would repay all
the labor of collecting them when in a
useful condition. Waste of useful
material is no longer profitable even
in the far West. and dry corn-stalks
shredded fine and fed with bran and
the cheap Western linseed cakemeal,
would return a handsome profit in
salable beeves, which would other
wvise perish of starvation. The losses
of cattle in the Northwest the past
winter by actual starvation are a huge
blot upon our civilization and astigma
upon our humanity. Moreover, they
are pecuniarly ruinous, and the
crime of permitting them is punished
by the money losses incurred, if in no
other way. The utilization of the
wasted corn-stalks upon Western
fields would prevent these sacrifices
and return a profit for their use in the
saved eattle.--NV. Y. Iimes.
-A newspaper at Bogota reports
that the gold which is now dug out of
the ancient cemeteries at Hilandis
and other places near Pereira, in
Cauca, has led more than one thou
sand workmen to flock to that spot,
and a town has sprung up there with
in the past four years which now con
tains more than fifty thousand inhab
itants. These people are almost all
Antioqulans, and the majority of them
have obtained sufficient gold to render
themselves and their families inde
pendent of work fo!r the remainder of
Cotton Seed as a Fertilizer.
The chief value of cotton seed, or s
cotton-seed meal, is due to the pres
ence of a large percentage of nitrogen.
It is emphatically a nitrogenous ma- I
nure, containing 2.50 per cent. of am- I
monia, and only one per cent. of phos
phoric acid, and 1.25 per cent. of pot- 1
ash. Therefore it is not generally
good practice to apply cotton seed or
the cotton-seed meal alone, un
less to a special crop which requires
a highly nitrogenous manure. Whether
it is better to use cotton seed whole, or 1
crushed, or the ground kernel (not i
expressed), or the cotton-seed meal,
are questions which depend mainly on
the cost of handling, freights and ma
chinery. If the relative agricultural
value of these different forms of cotton
seed and their component parts be
known it need not be a difficult mat
ter for the average farmer to deter
mine what to do. The following table
of analyses and relative values of the
different forms will aid in solving the
100 pounds of green seed contain:
Ammonia .............................0 pounds
Phosphoric acid ...................1.00 pounds
Potash ..............................1.25 pounds
1G0 pounds of green seed contain:
Oil ........................18 pounds
Meal ...................85 pounds
Kernels (unpressed)................. 48 pounds
Lint ........ .............* . 2 pounds
Hulls ...........................-.... 50 pounds
Total.......... ..........100 pounds
100 pounds of hulls contain: -
Ammonia .........................0.25 pounds
Phosphoric acid .....................0.25 pounds
Potash ....................... ..0.85 pounds
100 pounds of cotton-seed meal con
Phosphoric acid ....... ............2.75 pounds
Potash ................... .............1.50 pounds
100 pounds ashes of hulls contain:
Phosphoric acid........... .......... 6 pounds
Potash............................. 20 pounds
100 pounds kernels contain:
Ammonia .........................5.84 pounds
Phosphoric acid .....................2.00 pounds
Potash. ............................1.10 pounds
Now for comparative fertilizing
value of the different forms of com
ponents. Assuming the commercial
values of the three valuable elements
to be: Ammonia, 15 cents per pound;
phosphoric acid, 7j cents, and potash,
5 cents; and that these prices approxi
mately represent the relative agricul
tural values of the three elements we
have then a basis for comparison, as
100 pounds green cotton seed..............0.512
nearly 155 ots. per bu., or $10.24 per ton.
100 pounds hull........................ 0.099
or $1.98 per ton.
100 pounds cotton seed meal ............. 1.481
or 129.62 per ton.
100 pounds of kernels...................... 1.081
or t21.6 per ton.
100 pounds of ashes of hulls.............. 1.450
or sa9.00 per ton.
The above estimates, it should be
remembered, are based solely on the
assumed value of three elements, am
monia, phosphric acid and potash, for
fertilizihg purposes. No account is
taken of the value of any component
part for other uses. The oil is of no
value as a fertilizer as it contains
neither of the three elements. Neither
is any account taken of the mechanical
condition of the different forms of the
cotton seed. It is doubtless true that
the crushed seed will give better re
sults, whether alone or mixed with
acid phosphate, than the whole seed
alone, or mixed with acid phosphate.
The crushed kernels will probably be
somewhat more prompt in action
than the crushed seed. The
ground meal would be more prompt
and effective than either form. The
differences in results in favor of the
crushed kernels, or the ground meal,
as against the whole seed or the
crushed seed, would be due to the dif
ference in mecihanical condition and
the degree of concentration, which ad
vantage may be counterbalanced more
or less by the greater quamitity of vege
table matter -independent of its con
tent of the three valuable elements
contained in the whole and the crushed
There are so many circumstances,
such as freight, hauling, handling,
etc., that affect the question, that no
general rule can be made that will
guide in every case in determining the
best way to utilize the cotton seed in
hand, or in what form it should be
boughlt. So. far as concerns mixing
cotton seed, in any of its forms or
parts, with acid phosphate or kainit, a
farmer can do that for himself sub
st'antially as well as the manufacturer,
and thereby save a considerable profit.
A farmer should not sell his seed to
an oil mill except on the basis of a
fair exchange, A fair basis would be
to demand of the oil mill in exchange
for 100 pounds of sound, green cotton
seed, not less thanl 35 pounds of
ground meal, or 48 pounds of
kernels, free of expense to the
farmer on account of freight,
hauling and extra handling. If
a farmer wishes to sell his cotton seed
for the cash, and does not propose to
buy cotton-seed meal with the money,
he does a losing business if he gets
less than fifteen cents per bushel for
In conclusion it may be suggested
that the most practical and ecomical
method of preparing cotton seed on
the farm would be to crush or grind
them in a cheaply constructed mill
without removing them from the place
of ginning or from the farm
where produced. Such a mill
ought not to cost more
than an ordinary corn and cob crush
er. Separation of the hulls from the
kernel is of no special advantage on
the farm. It is better to keep all to
gether. Let the farmer crush his own
seed and do his own mixing, unless he
can get it done as cheaply as he can
do it himsel- He will find it to his
advantage to buy acid phosphate and
kainit from first hands. Farmers
ought to club together and buy these
materials and mix them at home, sav
ing every intermediate profit--B. J.
Redding, in Bout0srI Cultivafor.
Health in Summer.
In the Epock Dr. Cyrus Edson and
Dr. Willard Parker gives some admir
able hints forpreserving health during
the hot season in our latitudeas. In
deprecating the too free use of al
coholic stimulants, animal food and
iced water the two writers agree.
They both recommend thin woolen
un~rwerwman I~ivn ma~ain on PrfO&ly
ripe and fresh fruit, vegetables and
cereals, taking rest and recreation in
pure air and avoiding late hours or
any thing calculated to weaken the
On one important point the two
doctors seem to differ. Dr. Edson says
it is best to wear dark clothing in sum
mer, on the ground that, although
"the black absorbs heat when it is in
the sun's rays, the heat of the body
passes out through the black textures
rapidly, so that radiation of the heat
from the body would be much freer in
a person clothed in black than in
white." This statement he illustrates
by the fact that Arctic animals have
white coats for the reason that
the color holds the bodily heat
and does not allow it to radi
ate as rapidly as the black. On
the other hand, it is well established
by scientific experiments that "dark
colors draw the heat and light ones
repel it," as Dr. Parker asserts. Dr.
Edson's statement may, therefore, be
open to some qualification.
For people very much exposed out
of doors to the sun's direct luminous
heat, light-colored clothing is appa
rently the best. Ganot, the French
physicist, says: "The most suitable
colored clothing for summer is just
that which experience has taught us
to use, namely, white, for it absorbs
less of the sun's rays than black
clothing, and hence feels cooler."
The solar heat absorbed by the body
through dark clothing when in sun
shine is greater that the amount of
heat which the body emits through the
dark textures, especially when the
air is very humid, as it usually is in
our most dangerous summer weather.
Pettenkofer's experiments show that 1
black cotton shirting exposed to the
sun absorbed two hundred and eight
heat units, while the same material
colored white and similarly exposed
absorbed only one hundred heat units.
As in many of our hot spells the
temperature in the sun is twenty-five
degrees higher than the temperature
of the human body, it is plain that the
main point in dress is to get the
color that is least absorbent of the
raging external heat.
About Wheat Culture.
Not every farmer in the cotton belt
should sow wheat. There is a limit
and it is soon reached-beyond which
the diversifying of crops should not
extend. The very low prices of wheat
and flour will probably deter many
from sowing wheat who could other
wise do so. But there are large sec
tions of the South, in the Piedmont
region especially, where wheat will
succeed as well as in any section.
Rolling upland, with light or gray
soil and clay subsoil, well drained, is
the best for. wheat. It is often the
case that there are a few spots on a
farm on which wheat rarely fails.
About the usual time of the first kill
ing frost, without regard to the moon,
the seed should be sown and the
ground well and smoothly harrowed
and rolled. Ona the cotton farm ex
perience has told that wheat does bet
ter after cotton or peas than after
corn or other grain. -.Southern Culti
HERE AND THERE.
-Do little helpful things and speak
helpful words whenever you can.
They are better than pearls or dina.
meonds to strew along the roadside of
-General S. D. Lee, president of
the Mississippi Agricultural and Me
'chanical College, urges the farmers of
his State to put up as large a quantity
of hay as possible, in view of the short
crop in the West
-The estimates of dried fruit ship.
ments from Hickory, N. C., for three
months, are set down at over $100.000,
and blackberry shipments for ten
days nearly $20,000. -Progressive
-Sheep manure contains 90 to 95
per cent of the plant food contained in
thle rations consumed by sheep. It is
therefore a very rich fertilizer, ~as ex
perience has shown. It is especially
rich in nitrogen, and in available
-Rats are the greatest pests of the
corn-crib. It is not at all difficult to
make a perfectly rat-proof bin or crib,
and every farmer should know that if
he must feed such vermin, that a little
"Rough on Rats" is a good rat food.
"There are no good" rats but-dead
-As a rule the farmers who do not
make money raising poultry are the
ones at fault and not the chickens.
The poultry is not raised at all but
raises itselt Right there is one great
trouble and until the prospective
poultry raiser makes up his mind to
raise his chicks he had better not
-This is the latest month in which
grass seeds may be safely sown, ex
cept in the most southern part of the
cotton belt. Prepare the land well
sow plenty of seed, and be sure to add
150 to 200 pounds of good commercial
fertilizer, per acre, and cover very
lightly, or not at allif sown just bifore
-In my life I am thrown into asso
ciation with all classes of society, and
I meet no higher grade of natural abil
ity, no men of better judgment, purer
principles of manly honor, no more
intelligent or beautiful women than I
find my brothers and sisters of the
Grange.-Lieutenant-Governor E. F.
Jones, Neoew York.
-An orange-grower near Lake
Eustis, Fin., found on one of his trees
a fruit that seemed to be about two.
thirds orange and one-third Japan
persimmon. The latter resembles a
full-grown and ripe red-pepper. He
dug down to the roots of the orange
tree, and there found the living root
of a Japan persimmon tree twined
among the orange tree roots.
-Our wasted opportunities, as a
rule, would make a sum total that
would more than equal the opportuni.
ties of which we avail ourselveas.
Eternal vigilance as'to agriculture is
no less the price of suecess than it is
the price of liberty. But these vigilant
habits may by the proper training be
come a second nature, and therefor
be naturally followed,.-At./4hun
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-. begin and carry on to a successful eom
plation a reform of the disorder existing in
a dyspeptco stomach, use systematically
Hotetters Stomach Bitters. A happy re
sult is inevitable, and this will be attended
by a return to discipline of the bowels and
liver when they are recalcitrant, which they
usually are when their associate organ, the
liver, is out of order. Use the Bitters in
lever and ague.
HAx a man who has not a penny in his
pocket owns a corn he would not allow you
to step on for the world.-British Lion.
xproaportion to its isie the mosquit
draws better than the average fgartt -
New H asm New.
A xYUox man who loved a very large girl
named Emma, stated that he met with an
Em-fat-to refusal.-Merchant Traveler.
LwADzs should never go out calling with
out their out door wraps.
"WHAT'S amiss now, Tommy?" inquired
Nellie. "Why, you are," said Tommy. Rude
IN a snide hotel chicken salad by any
other name might be called chopped veal.
"BLrssn8 be the tie that binds" was
never sung by the man who was going to
be hung.-Clhicago Sunday National.
A comnAroxN look makes a very good
HAs the floor-the man who has been
knocked down in argument.-Pittsburgh
A vIsrron who went fishing in one of our
sparkling brooks informs us that he caught
a good string of creek-its.-Duluth Par
A wAG, passing by a house which had
been almost consumed by fire, inquired
whose it was. Being told that it was a hat
ters: "Ah," said he, "then the loss will be
fe't. "-Golden Days.
Two suirons quarreled over a girl and
both were killed. Probably nothing could
Wami you come to think of it, young
man, isn't the marriage ceremony miss
leading.- Yonkers Statesman.
IsN'T ita little singular that the bartender
and the saloon tough are always on such
good terms?--Springileld (.ias.) Union.
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At the time when Columbus started in
search of the New World, near every man,
woman and child in Europe ste that
there was no New World to discover. When
be came back, crowned with success, a large
proportion of these good people adhered to
their theory; and if they were alive to-day
many of them would doubtless insist that
America had never been discovered at all.
A man will give up anything in the world
more readily than a I t theory. For ex
ample, look at the individuals who still
maintain that consumption is incurable. Dr.
Pierce's Golden MedicalDiscoveryhas cured
thousands upon thousands of cases, and
will cure thousands more, but these people
can't give up their point. Nevertheless the
"Discovery will cure any case of consump
tion, if taken in time.
Tas club man sings: 'The half has not
been told." And it's his better half at that
Tuosa who are trying to break up the
baneful habit of intemperance will experi
ence great benefit from the use of Prickly
Ash Bitters. Liquors derange the system.
Prickly Ash Bitters will remedy the evil re
sults and restore the brain, stomach and
liver to healthy action, thereby strengthen
ing thewill power, thoroughly cleansing and
toning up the system ana removing every
taintof disease. It is purely amedicme and
while pleasant to the taste, it can not be
used as a beverage by reason of its cathartic
A OGEAT many orators have what may be
described as an ill-imitable style.-Duluth
Offer No. 171
FREE!--To MERcnANTS ONLY: A genu
ine Meerschaum Smoker's Set, (five
pieces), in satin-lined plush case.
Address at once,
R. W. TANsILL & Co.,
55 State Street, Chicago.
IW's curious how affection and confection
seem to harmonize.- Washington Orritic.
Fox constipation, "liver complaint," or
biliousness, sick headache, and all diseases
arising from a disordered condition of the
liver and stomach take Dr. Pierce's Pleas
ant Purgative Pellets-a gentle laxative or
active cathartic, according to size of dose.
Tan favorite poets for the sea shore are
Shelley and Crabbe.
COMPLEXIONAL Defects are era licated, not
hidden, by Glenn's Sulphur Soap.
Hill's Hair and Whisker Dye, SIc. The best.
MorUs will be very small this winter, but
ear-tabs will remain as large as ever.
MANr imitate, none equal " Tansill's
Punch" Sc. Cigar.
Ta glaziers repor business as "putfy"
3, des LITTLE
no UV v LIVER
N 91Q N4 PILLS.
BEWABR OP IMI&TI0ON5. ALWAYB
ASK .oB DR. PIEKLm $P8 PELETSI, OR
LZIrL BITUAR-COATED PILSB.
Being entirely vegetable, they op
erate witout disturbance to the system, diet,
or occupation. Put up in glass vials, hermeti
cally sealed. Always fresh and reliable. As
a laxative, alterative, or purgativye,
these little Pellets give the most perfect
Bilious He adacire,
Bilious Attacks, and all
derangements of the stom
ach and bowels, are prompt
ly relieved and permanently
cured by the use of Dr.
Pierces Pleasant Purgative Pellets.
In explanation of the remedial power of these
Pellets over so great a variety of diseases, it
may truthfully be said that their aetlion upon
the system is universal, not a gland or tissue
escaping their sanative influence. Sold by
drgis,2 cents a vial. Manufactured at the
Chemical Laboratory of WouRL's DIraPzNsAR
geoDIoAL AsooCIATTON, Buffalo, N. Y.
is offered by the manufactur
ers of Dr. Sage's Catarrhs
iemedy, for a ease of
Chronic Nasal Catarrh which
they cannot cure.
YYIPTOIIS OF CATARRH.-Dull
heavy headache, obstiruction of the nasi
pas discharges ailing rom the head
into te throat, soetimes profuse, watery,
and acrid, at others, thick, tenacious, muous,
purulent, bloody anad putrld the eyes are
weas, watery, and inflamed; there is ringing
in the ears, aness, hacking or coughing to
clear the throat, expectoration of offensive
matter, together with scabs from ulcers; the
voice is changed and has a nasal twang; the
breath is offensive; smell and taste are im
paired; there is a sensation of dizziness, With
mental depression, a hacking cough and gen
eral debility. Only a few of the above-named
symptoms are likely to be present in any one
case. Thousands o cases annually, without
manifesting half of tho above toms, re
suit in consumption, and end ln the grave.
No disease is so common, more deceptive and
dangerous, or less understooa by physieians.
By its mild, soothin, and healing propertias
r. gm' Catarrh Rtemed cures the wors
eases of Catarrh "cold in the be
Coryzsa, and Ca.arrhal Headache.
Sold by druggists everywhere; d0 cents.
UUntold Agony from Catarrhb.
ProL W. HAuea , the famous mesmerist,
of Ilhac, N. Y. writes: "Some ten years'ago
I suffered untold agony from chronic nasal
catarrh. My family physician gave me up as
incurable, and said I must die. My case was
such a bad one, that every day towards sun
set, myvoice would become so boarse I could
barelyspeak above a whisper.. In the morning
my coughing and clearing of my throai would
almost strangle me. By the use of Dr. Sage's
Catarrh Remedy, in three months, I was a well
man, and the cure has been permanent."
"Conmantly Hawking and Spittling.
TaovAs J. BRusnGm, Esq., 590 Pine Street,
StLots, Mo writes: "i wasa greatufferer
from catarrhor three years. ttimeslcould
hardly breathe, and was oonstantli hawking
and spittlnr, and for the last eight months
could not breathe through the nostrils. I
thout nothing could be done for me. Luck
fly, r ws advised to try Dr. Sage's Catarrh
lem I am now a well man. believe
it to e the only sure remedy for atarrh now
manfactued, and one haa only to give its
fair trial to experience asounding resultsand
Three fottles Cure Catarh.
1as "My dan bliater hbad catarrh w _r
sae ws eyears ol very badly.Isaw
ISage's Catarrxh Remey advertised, and pr
I cured a bottle for her, and soon saw that It
helped her; a third bottle effected a DUMP
a ent uore. She s now eighteen years -.
mound and hearty_"
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Lya ý" `ý.FR CC"
8 Mo0rmT, treatment far 0ol
Remedy for Catarrh. Bold by1
Nors-msoens, like barber, make
lying by sharing.-Boston Budgsl.
Tns Frazer is the Standard Axle G
the world. Saves your horses and
Wmr the dogpound man maks e
haul at so much per head, he puts I -
as a red-setter day.--Pw
CHmoNo nasal catarrh positively re
Dr. Sage's Remedy.
OUTWARD bound - a book. -
Is one of the mostdi-tressing affections; and
who are its victims deserve sympathy. Bt
great success Houd's Sarsapartlla has hadni
sick headache make it seem almost foolishl -
the trouble to continue. By its toning a4
ating effect upon the digestive organs, Hood'
parilla readily gives relief when headache
from indigestion; and in neuralglo eon
building up the system, Hood's Sarsa
movesthe cause and hence overcomesthe
"I have been subject to bad spells of sta
ache for a number of years, and could
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Sarsaparilla. This medicine relieved me" lter
first. I have not had the sick headache;
Mas. N. B. Knos, wife of Judge D. S.at,
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