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SerckL.. Carlton
., i odern BlUebeard?
Mii . Women Claim Him as
S~Thir Wedded Husband.
I ONMANY SERIOUS CHARGES
Suspected' of Poisoning Two Wives by Unique
Methods to Collect Their Life Insurance
- .. Puzzles the Brooklyn
Police Force. -'
NiW York.-Gaboriau, Poe or uoflan
Dofte migl t have thought- of it for
thei~r heroes, but never in the world
of el life before, it is safe to say,
has.a: detective force found its strong
eat 4ew in the effort to prove a man
ofe tOf the most remarkable criminals
of the age in the simple art of brew
lng j cup of tea.
Yet to-day that may be called the
prin pal connecting link by which
they` are hoping to obtain stronger
evidence to show that Frederick E.
Cariton, now ;aprisoner in Raymond
street jail, Brooklyn,, has been guilty
several times oter of murder, .repeated
grat4 lrdetiles,aman-y bigamies, whole
sale blackmail and swindling of insur
ance companies.
''Taheir first cap of tea has been found
4st at t_ ime one James E. Mc
Canlass, a ri boy, leftl his home
at Lonisiana, Polk county, Mo., in
the Matter pairt of the eighties, and the
last;sees Mary Gorman Carlton dying
18 years later in a furnished room
hot*e in Sands -street, Brooklyn, from
teta iu, D)uring those 18 years they
ha. fouond tea mrewed in half the
stats of the union, in 20 of its great
citIfs, in the army and in the navy,
andtalwaya in the same way. The tea,
of eourse, is, only the frst step. The
secdd 4is the; confrontation, and that,
theolice p.onise, will be for the liv
$ Inspector Cross Puzzled.
PoIsC:r~ 1dtSdtor -,Adam A. Cross;
known as one of the mist '".' lig:nt
and mta 4 4. of the itformed
forp borolgt inspector of Brooklyn,
after an M. and a half's searching
c ro. a on of Carlton the other
days urn the, men waiting, and,
w a ak t h skoa t wholly tnat
of poi'ted at the retreating
igsa of Carlto. departing between
toir oliemen, waying:
"'4eQ g my *pinion, one of
thwp.l e i e.l~ ankls of the age.
I .c fess I cannot wholly make him
out.:o A vey hi degree of cunning,
a s;attering "of uc*tion along pecul
iar :3lies and i rlminal instinct
driven by a-% Inordinate desire for
ngtoriety .k :re combined to prdduce a
naatOw loW~uld stop at nothing, who
coulp coer-his tracks well for years
and. then wien discovery did come sup
ply 1lim with, the effrontery to stand
undismqyed )ef r~ overwhelming evi
"I`- ave. just talked to him for ai
ho<i. and a halL -%He declared to me
he would frankly, and yet
when quti eregput to him that
he dtd r4 are) to have asked be
woul4 vail-his frankness under re
fealor. the plea that his counsel had
instricted -him to keep silent. He
laug. at All charges except perhaps
opJe, oapo;rmroper photo
graph8 .i .sliosesslon. He declares
he dl £fese .to every other
on n "et'he will not even
t /f arý 'Ie~ ~ :
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i the ipoete the sightest assist
I$$aR sta inat the truth of any
oft1e haWsn against him. He says
he at n ao e how many come for
wtiic to Ese ~him, he knows that
`at prope thue he will be able to
go free.
lg"y DefSant
t wsa M the . bepecptor ha"
aid` Whekn ( r t met men-report
<uand others
k r ni·i~h~8
S o'terstoSpe te
gt itl ethere -as the
tp~whsn declaration:
- "Y 7lI t free. `There
a charge made to stand
is 1an willing to go to.
i sifted t or
4Wme I wil tell`
Stai tthaet
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a wotid be used in speculating in tax
ir sales. On that he stands indicted.
d The second charge for which he is
V, under indictment in Manhattan is the
- accusation of Dr. G. A. Goldsmith, of
n Stamford, Conn., who has sworn that
Is Carlton drugged him with a cup of tea
r- and robbed him of $500 at the St. Clair
hotel, Park Row, in January, 1900.
.e The third, for which he is accused
h jointly with Mrs. Eleanor Van Deven
tr ter, with whom he lived, is having in
C. his possession improper photographs of
d women.
y At present Dr. Charles P. O'Connor,
d pathologist of the health department.
is .onducting a chemical analysis of
- the stomach and organs of Mary Gor
man Carlton, his wife, who died in
d March of this year, supposedly from
tetanus, for the purpose of ascertain
te ing whether the woman died from poi
a son.
0A 1 Th authorities at Washington stand
g ready, it is reported, to exhume the
n body of Jennie Smyth Carlton, wife,
n who died in June, 1904, from tetanus,
y it was supposed, for the purpose of dis
.o coviring if she died from the effects
it of poison.
?, Suspect Tetanus Inoculation.
1, In both of these cases the authori
*e ties are proceeding on tae assumption
t, that in applying modern scientific
" methods to murder, the man may have
actually inoculated the women with
the germs of tetanus. They have the
s, testimony of two persons already in
it their possession that Carlton not only
d oftes spoke of germs, but apparently
h, had cultures of them in his apartments.
g A aotive for the murder easily proven,
r the police declare, would be found in
i, the insurance he collected on the death
t of t-th wives..
g Photcgraplhs of Carlton have been
n identified by Mrs. John E. McCandless.
liv ng in a small town in Nebraska,
it wh$ declares that they were marrie~ in
l 1933, after which 'She was despoiled of
n her savings and deserted.
, Mrs. Fred Carlton, of Yankton, S. D.,
l- has ;rittedi to the police that she rec
t ognizes Carlton's portrait as that of
r the man she married soon after the
a McCandless episode. She declares that
o she was robbed and deserted.
a Mrs. James Martinez, of Covington,
Ky., is positive that Carlton and the
1 Mar:inez she married in the early nine
ties are one ana the same person.
Mrs. Luiu Kettering. of Rochester, N.
Z Y., now using her old name, was court
e ed and wel in 1837 by one Eduardo de
t Roderlgue-:, self-styled Bra ilian plant
t er. They came to New York city im
a mediatl!y efter the wedding and Mrs.
- Ketterineg swears she recognizes in
I Carlto: the man who n few days later
a took all 'her money and jewelry,
s amounting, to about $2,550, and desert
ed her,
s EBiiamy Charge Likely.
r Rose C6rier. of St Louis, has sent
I word that she recognizes in Carlton
Sthe Carl Martin who married her,
robbed her and deserted her in the
I same year.
Mrs. i tta Kingrey, of Go- don, Ala.,
I. is coming north to be satisfled that in
Carlton she, will be able to identify
the Eduardo-J. Martinez who married
her in 1898 in Alabama, took all her
i savings and. then deserted her. On
this identification the police believe
they will be'able to base a charge of
bigamy, for they c~afim to have outside
evidence to show that Itone particular
' sCa ltopsoe as; De Martinez,
.claiming#to have .been a Spaniard _py
and tO have inside knowledge of ;, the
btowing up of the Maine.
I Millie Peterson, of ierse City,: has
positively identi~ Carlton In jail as
J the man who ma e bl commonn
law Wife and i She 4~e
hav er life nsuw .
F a t p e
Tiere *bae Ween inithes -foril further
descr y*ti n and identficationa from at,
least five insurance companies; and'
guarded statements that there was
some suspicion that there might have
been fraud in that way.
.Ite charge of blackmail rests on the]
pictures. These pictures are nnr~ in
the possession of the police, and the
statement of one Marie Brossman to to
the effect that Carlton at one ttime
threatened to transpose a negative of
her head to the body of another wom
an. She has told the police that he
iinted that by that means he had been
able to accomplish much.
Inquiry from Chicago.
In addition to this there is the in
quiry of the Chicago police, asking for
more particulars about Carlton, de
claring that a Carl Horton, who ran a
matrimonial bureau at No. 155 Wash
ington street, that city, several years
ago, resembled Carlton's published pic
tures. That man was arrested, but was
acquitted and left town.
It-will oe seen easily that except for
the three crimes on which he now
stands charged and the one which
aiwaits the outcome of the chemit's
e analysis the testimony is not yet con
cusive. The police have not yet gath
s ered together all the strands of evi
dence, but in every allegation so far
f the cup of tea is found. St. Louis has
t sent word that Carlton is the young
i McCandless, of Polk county, who en
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listed in the United States army at an
early age, deserted and. served two
years' imprisonment in Fort Leaven
worth, the military prison. It is there.
it is asserted, that he learned to cook.
e It is there, it is thought, he learned
to brew a cup of tea by pouring hot
water upon the tea leaves, upon which
. lay a slice of lemon. That is a com
mon enough way nowadays in cities
e and abroad, but it is not the way they
make tea in the country districts,
where the old-fashioned boiling or
ý steeping is still used. It was strange
a enough to have Helen Murray remem
r ber ,it of John E. Candless; for Jennie
Andrews, of South DaKota, to use that
as one of her means-of identification,
and for Lucia Mitchell, Mrs. Kettering,
Rose Cerier, Mrs. Kingrey, the Peter
son girl, the parents of Jennie Smyth
Carlton, and the mother and brother
of Mary Gorman, as well as the Mrs.
Hattie Schultz and her ilandmaster
husband in Sands street, Brooklyn,
where Carlton boarded, all of them re
fer to it.
Schaub, who has accused him of
grand larceny, alleges that he was of
fered tea to drink. Dr. Goldsmith has
sworn that the drug which De Martinez
administered to him to produce uncon
sciousness was in a cup of tea. The
McCandless of the army and the Carl
ton of the navy brewed the tea.
The foregoing is the arraignment by
the police. There is somnething to be
said for the man around whom so pow
erful a net is closing. Carlton himself
,can talk for himself and talk quietly,
intelligently and logically; that is,
where there dpes not intervene a date
or a place or a name he desires at this
time to withhold.
A Dangerous Man.
"He is a dangerous man to have
loose." is the way Inspectof Cross puts
it. "How many woman have, fallen a
prey to, his greed and viciousness it
would be hard to say. How he won the
clve and confidence of these women is
beyond comprehension. He is a man
.of.low, petty -practices, a man of the.
mannest type.. He fascinated innocent
women and they were as toys in his
hands."
Miss Marie Breslin, upon wh3m Carl
ton tried a unique scheme of blackmail
by means of an obnoxious photograph,
fell under Carlton's hypnotic eyve
"He asked me to mlarry him before
his second wife was dead," says this
pretty Brookly miss. "I was her
bridesmaid, "ant Ias -shocked when
he spoke to me. I felt myself under
'his terrible influelce. I haad" hardly
the strength to refuse him, but, thank
t God, I did. Then he told me he would
get me by foul means, and I don't know
I what might have -happeied if he had
not been arrested. I always hated him,
but his influence over a woman was so
strong that no one without a desperate
effort could get away from him."
Carlton's feverish anxiety for fem
inine love has not deserted him since
his incarcerstion at the Brooklyn- jafI.
Mrs. Vandsventer, who was hers6lf
thrust into. a cell when Anthony Com
stock eard of her her having posed for
photographs found in Carlton's trunk,
and wO laster gained temporary free
dom thBrough the .kind ofileas of a
bondsaka, calls on him every day and
they efichange oat endearing confi
"Fli marry, rwhen I ~te out,"
say ,rito6. "ms the best inend I
.k4ve `rld.z >
"!yatSs and 7eafa etfor Itm" velt
V ndeyenter`
And as to this, Inspector Cieos 3-s
he has occasion to believe that"the lv-w
i ing couple are already married.
"A Funny Mix-Up." t
"He tried to insure her life for $2,000
and they both swore 'they were inar
ried," says the inspector. "And her:
own brother-in-law told the insuranee
company, for which he was the agentt,
that they were married. kow, that'is
funny mix-up." -
Besides the various other strange e.n
terprises in which Carlton ha figured
as a promoter, it is darkly hinted by
the Brooklyn police that he hag been:
conducting on an extravagant"scale
matrimonial bureaus in different cities,
This, it is taken, is not entirely out of
his lime of work as a plotter after
hearts. Queer love codes, names of
women in many cities printed on slips,
and photographs-of many- more, were:
resurrected from his effects. All Carl
ton would say to this when the police
asked him about it was:
"Ah, go find out!"
In his checkered career Carlton has
posed as a physician, chemist, expert
photographer, priest, Presbyterisn main
ister, expert chef and owner of a Bray
zilian coffee plantation. He has boast
ed of his keen knowledge of medicine,
and has said he know how to cultivate
enough germs to supply the borough of
n Brooklyn for the rest of its natural
o life.
"GErms?" he said at one time. "Why,
they're easy! Anybody can get germs.
. Just dig 'em up."
I He didn't talk so volubly about
it germs when Inspector Cross, a few
hi days since, put him through the
sprouts.
a "Germs?" he repeated. "You'll havs
y to ask a bacteriologist about them
I, things.' J
r Carlton has maintained a marvelous
a bravado since his arrest. It is a char
- acteristic that is one of his strongest
e points. Nothing seems to ziettle him.
t and he affects a good humor at all
;, times that,, with a man under asch in.
tense cross-fire, is hard to understand.
Lack of nerve has never for a moment
ti led' him to a false step since hi asr
r rest. Confronted at Raymond street
I. jail by Millie Peterson, a Jersey City
r woman whom he caught in-his spidery
L, web under promise of marriage, only
to forsake her for another, he gazed
coldly, at her.
f "For God's sake, don't say you' don't
know me," implored ,the heartbroken
5 woman, whose life had been the -tor
z ment of a thousand hells since he left
her.
I "I never saw you," declared Carlton,
his eyes dropping to escape her tears.
She fainted, and on being revive- her
? agonizing screams sent chills to, the
hearts of the callous prison guards.
Carlton gazed upon the, creature be
fore him unmoved.
"Fred, I love you. I don't want to
prosecute you."
"Take her away. She's crazy," com
manded CarltonL
And the woman in a convulsion, of
hysterics, was taken to a hospital.
This is the real nature of the man
whom the Brooklyn police term a
"Bluebeard."
Poor Willie -.
Just outside, of Berlin a crown of
Somerset young folks on their way e to
White Horse were attracted by the
bawling of a cow whose calf had got
down over an embapkment. T-he, alf
was returned to its mother's side, and-l
one of the young men was telling his
girl how the cow actually licked his
hand in gratitude, when she told him
that it wasn't gratitude at all, the cow
only thought she had twins.-lMyra
dale (Pa.) Commercial.
Rhapsody on Railways.
A writer to the New York Mirror
of 1840, in the course of a rhapzody on
the railway, says: "Dueling: nd
changing horses and separate 'ro~md
are at an. end--our light lit e
must now become woven with stea~
our incidents must arise from blo$w
ups, and love be made ovei broken
{legs; while here the novelist will l~ie
to record the tallin of a` ' tunne,
the only chance left for a"toch:of the
sublime."
Deaths of Z6o A..ia -
In the report of the Zooogial oc*l ,y
of Philadephia for the last yeasr, eauh
attention is paid to the causesof daths .
which tak place f~ th~'inem ager~ ;:
S140 istances pathologica esaina t
showed that tuberceulis 'is b far-"
most fata af ilment, nxt to hblch ýOh
Inflammation f the stdman .w b 'a i
dfa iintion :n4she. i
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IAN ..... C4T'"" 5 :lH K DO*. .S
Uses SHimple Apparatus for Capsytr
ing Poisonous Snakes-Some
Particulars of His
Business.
There is one man in Boston who hiis
no fear pf women invading his Inne of
trade, and up to the present time he is
-the only man, as far .as is known, in
this state, who is a professional snake
catcher. This man, reports the Boston
Globe, is O. W. Mason, who' does not
think his living is in any way strange,
for he considers snakes far less harm*
less than dogs or any other pets. 0
A Globe reporter accompanied Mr.
Mason on a snake hunt to the Blue
hills the other day and was shown con
clusively that there need be no fear
of anybody getting killed from the bite
of a snake in this vicinity. Mr. Mason
donned leather gloves, leather gaiters
and unfolded his snake-catching appa
ratus, a long stick, from which hung
a'stout string tied to a sort of a dredg
ing machine. This machine was at
tached to the part of the stick nearest
the ground, and is worked with the
string attachment. When a snake is
seen'Mr. Mason, with the stick in the
right hand, string in the left, follows
it, places it over the snake's body, and
the snake is no longer at liberty.
"Well," said Mr. Mason, after the
first snake was caught, "did he run
after me or did I have to run after
him?"
"You see," he said, without waiting
for a reply, "if . had gone about my
own business, as it were, that snake
would now be enjoying the pleasure of
basking in the hot sun. No," continued
he, "a vicious dog would have turned
on me without provocation, but no
matter how vicious a snake is, he will
avoid a conflict.
"I have gone into a den. of nearly
100 snakes, and not one of them
turned on me until, cornered, and then
the fun began. Time and again I have
been bitten, but have not yet met any
thing snake shaped that I fear. If I
were to show the white feaLner things
might be different, but I know what to
do when there is danger around.
-"Near Randolph, about two miles
away from the nearest electric road,
I catch at least 20 rattlers to one cop
perhead. There are to be found the
Indian roads, unknown to any but prq
fpssors from the different colleges that
accompany me when there is an in
vestigation 'of the different snake poi
sons under way. The. copperheads are
most plentiful at or near the crags at
Milton, very far away from places vis
ited on Sunday by picniking parties.
"They run as high as two pounds in
weight and five feet long. Bull snakes,
of which there are none in the vicinity,
weigh as much as eight pounds, and
are at least ten feet long. I have fought
them, and am ready to do so again.
"Once I fought 14 rattlers. It took
me two hours to get the last one, and
though they wer as mad as hornets
I got the last one without harm, all
alive.
"Strange as it may seem," said Mr.
Mason, as he stroked the head of one
of the snakes which bad ventured to
the top of the bag in which it had been
put, "women are not rs much afraid
of snakes as are the Sterner sex. A
woman will "naturally shrink from a
snake, but this is due to fear. When,
however, she is told' that no harm will
result from patting its head this way
she will forget her fear and will do as
I am doing now ten times quicker than
I could get a man to do it. It is the
same with women and dogs. Men like
dogs, but would. not give them the
same attention as women do."
Though the best time of the year for
catching purposes- is the first two
weeks in May, an idea may be given of
the number caught when it is told that
on April 17 Mr. Mason caught 26 snakes
a.ll told. Some of them were four feet
Iong.
When brought to Boston the snakes
are put into a large packing case cov
ered with wire netting. Here they are
fed, great care being taken to give
the.r plenty of water.
Oh aark days Prof. Mason kills those
best szed to his taste-that is, the
odtes that will bring him tne most
proit. r
The poison taken from them is bot
tled up and later sold to colleges at a
good profit. Then the bodies are bot
tled: up and labeled, to be .used later
for the edification of students.
When the prqlger kind are caught
they are fattened and killed for oiL
The latter is used for many thinks,
inostly for beautifying purposes, after
it is made into a cream fpr thy skin.
Large bull snakes, those weighing
eight pounds, will give four ounces of
oiL If caught in the fall a fair-sized
npake will have enough fat to keep it
ilive for nine months, and this fat
can be turned into money through the
oil process. The bull snake oil ,i the
best kind.
Its skin is worth one dollar, the oil
is worth one dollar and the states
where they are caught give a bounty
of one dollar for each one killed. The'
eastern market secures them for the
price that the oil and skin would bring.
S The Correct Writers.
There is not a single great author in
our literature in whose works numer
ous errors have not been pointed out,
or thought to be pointed, out. They are '
charged with violating rules involving
the purity if not the permanence of the
language. A somewhat depressing in
fereice follows from the situation thus
revealede The ability to write Bnglish
earreetly does not belong to the great
masters of our speech. It .is limited to
the obscure men who have devoted
themselves to the task of showing how
far these vaunted writers have fallen
short of the i4eas of .linguistie pr
pi :entertaine by their unrecog
ate. etr.: As: .,-result ,of tesei
`ItlEal crusades tiher. eisn escape
.rom the dismal ~onclusion that the
correct use of the langu is not to
bem fnd in the authors whom every
one riids with pleasure,i but is an .. c.s.
compliah ent reserved, enxcluively for
those whom nobody can siueeed in,
readsaig at al.-ritarpers Maazine.
S It wihen the' ocet is t'eac'
Most thfasg begi to attr,
Somethi mgthoe to t .ult erns '
t was the larst half of the ninth.
Thepitcher had gone uR the
the bases were as f al three gats, re
lates the Newas* New:'. .`
The scoE -e a iL i favowr of th`thteae s
in the field.- A ingle would tie tht
A two-bagger wowld in.the ;gape.
Tito men had lied out, e.d the mn -t
b.thad two strikes agai i
It was a crucial moment.
And as we y, the pitc.r w. rattled.
nSudd ly the catcher held up his hand.
His right hand.
He removed his tib-mask an(d stepped
toward the pitcher, who advanced to- meet
him
SWith mouth close to the piteiher's a.nt
the catcher whispered something. What
it was no one hoeard but the pitcher, w
returned to the box.
The ball shot true across the late.
"Strike three!" cried the umpvre. The
pitcher had saved the day.
Now, then, the thing we want to know
is this: What did the catcher say to the
pitcher?
aCurioud To s
Pheeder-The shape of a man's stomach
is round, ain't it, Doc?
Dr. Weeder-Nearly so. Why?
"Ain't it funny that nothin' fits it so
well as a square metl?"-Philadelphia
Press.
Tbhe eason- Why.
Drummond, Wis., Aug. 21st (Special)
Whole families in Bay~fild County are
singing the praises of Dodd's Kidney Pills
and .the reason why is gven in experi
ences such as that of Mi. T. T. Wold, a
well-known citizen here.
"I had such pains in my back that I
iWold, "and a I came across an advertise
ment f Dodd's Kidney Pills, I sent for a.
box. That one box relieved me of all my
pains. My wife also used them :and. found
them just what the needed. I recommend
Dodd's Kidney pills as a sure cure for
Backache and other Kidney Troubles."
Backache is one of the earliest symp
toms of Kidney I)isease. Dodd's Kidney
Pills cure it promptly and permanently
and prevent it developing into Rheuma
tism, Dropsy, 'Diabetes or Bright's Dis
ease.
Gold has been discovered in a Nebraska
baseball field. But many baseball diamonds
are little bonanzas,o wingto thepopular love
for the great American sport. - Troy
Times.
Piso's Cure for Consumption is an infaili
ble medicine for coughs and colds.-'-N. W,
Samuel, Ocean Grove,. N. J, ,eb. 7 1900,.
Sometimes a blunder turns out to be
profitable, but under such circumstances
it isn't called a blunder.-Town Topics.
WINCHE TER
'NU.LACK, BLACK ODE WD HEAL
The e Nublack " is a grana good shell, I9
good in construction, primed with a°7
and sure primer, and carefully loaded wt
the best brands of powder and .shot. ' It isa
favorite among hunters. and other users o
black powder shells on account f i'
uniform, shooting, evenness o patt <
and strength to withstand rload g
AL L'D AL A R E S LT.... . .i
S- oM°
ODD BITS OF HISTORY.
The use of corals by infants while
teething is at Ipast 200 years old.
The English money denomination
pound was once a pound weight of silver
in its pure state.
Windmills were introduced in Eng.
land by the Crusaders, who had seea
them in use among the Saracens.
Long before\ tobacco was introduced
in England smokingwas common. The
favorite "smoke" was the dried leaves
of coltsfoot.
Worsted was first spun at Worsted in
Norfolk, England, in the year 1340:
Stockings made of this material were at
first worn only by the common DPople.
The oldest brick building in England,
except those built by the Romans, is said
to be Hurstmonceaux Castle, in Sussex,
which was erected by Detiennes. treasur
er to Henry VI. It was dismantled about
a century ago.
The earliest mention of bells, as ap
plied for purposes oKhristian worship,.
is by Polydore Ve il, who states that
Paulinus, bishop of Nola, a city of Cam.
pania, in Italy, first adapted themn to, his
church in the year 400.
In the seventeenth century a monk
named Perignon had charge of a vine.
yard belonging to the Abbey of St. Peter
Hautvilliers, Champagne, and he also
superintended the making of the abbey
wines. In the course ofths experiments
he discovered "sparkling champagne."
Camels in Hungary.
Camels were used as beasts of burden
in Hungary up to the twelfth century.
WRONG SORT.
perhaps Plain Old Keatt Potatoes and
Bread May Be.Against You
for a Time.
A change to the right kind of food
can lift one from a sick bed. "A lady
in Welden, III., says:
"Last Spring I became bed-fast with
severe stomach trOuble accompanied
by sick headache. .I got, worse an.
worse until I became. so ;low I. c bld
scarcely retain any food at all, al
though I tried every kind. I had be
come completely discouraged, had
given up all hope and thought I was,
doomed to starve to death; till one day
my husband trying to and something I
could retain brought home some:
Grape-Nuts.
"To my surprise the food agreed
with me, digested perfectly and with
out distress. I began to gain strength
at once, my flesh (which .had -been
fabby) grew firmer, my health Ia
proved in every way and every day.
and in a very few weeks I gamined a
pounds in weight. I liked Grape-Nuts
so well that for' 4 h I a no
other food, and alwafs felt aswell sat.
lised after eating as .i1 had sat down
to a fine banquet.
"I had o, return oZ the
sick stomach nor of the headhe,
that I usedn to lavwen - ate of they;
food.. I. am now a well woman doig
all my own work a nd feel that
mlfe Is worth l;ylnt
"Girape-Nttsood has bee. a god.:
send to my family; it surely tsie# .m
life and my two Ittte boys ýai
thrive. on it «wondert i4R" ?
Theies's a eaon
.e tile .Ittle t
~is rps.it z - ýG "~r
to)
treia th diSe .~end~9 ithi Ii the t
son wohy so n1~PY phyuieiiSUE [
ce einwle dliaesse.·
Thisi also tto are880l. wh iurut
detai heIr daer to
tratts.o the e Iandthi ° i' ess
her great ksaowlsdge obt~daed
moren wely tiii then
Bead how "r. .Pinkham r )sA
T. C. Wl uadeik, of Man areU abrss
Wtifes: -
Dear ~rtr.: Plnhamh:-~
"1 C5Z thesr thty.
detail eMf tjc eir o lnesss.;st~ t
words.BfoeI srote to yor1mgn% yea
hofel, g iradtkctnowedge, V 4.
steady andentiataf moaetyP ha
besjdes ,ut t iUtalfaed tadif1AkYO,
lust, what todoad cnab dt
HadW itnlotad beoifyo'
u I t~can ruyea IPM life,. end 14 ar
mysm grav tod{ay4
thtword. iefoice In~ the wol
howdi flat, hadis docetoe eor
steady1~, and spent iota f fmea
finally Geese I wrote to~J~a fo. et
Had it not been fc ryouu I .
tha~t no BneascineB in .the: ol
Lydia B. ?iiin m Veg abl r .
'iabk,
~NEW Ot :
parmet or oo" ie ta~erea es itt
uoerhg a
1*a. st4 fori
of University~ io
eau'
} it ii
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