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THE PLANS APPROVED
DESCRIPTION OF THE ARCHITEC
TURAL DESIGN.
Structure to Accommodate 800 Stu
dents*s*-Arrangements Made for
Enlarging Facilities.
The officials of the District building de- j
partment have Just completed their review
of the plans and specifications for the pro
posed new Business High School, and the
specifications will be ready for the printer
within a day or two. It is understood the
District will soon begin advertising for
bids for the construction of the new build
ing, and that the contract for erecting the
structure will be awarded about the 1st of
March.
The specifications will require that the
building shall be completed within eighteen
months after the award of the contract.
Hence, it is expected that work will begin
immediately after the letting of the con
tract for its construction, and that it will
be finished about the latter part of 1905.
The new building, together with the sur
rounding parking, will occupy all of north
square 39G, bounded by 8th and !>th streets
and Rhode Island avenue and R street. The
appropriation for the structure is $168,000,
and it is believed that praetically all of
that amount will be used in the construc
tion.
Mr. B. Stanley Simmons of this city is the
NO CLUE FOUND YET
BEDFORD OFFICIALS HUNTING
MISS SCHAFER'S MURDERER.
Joseph Heitger Makes Statement Re
garding Mention of His Name
in the Case.
A dispatch from Bedford, Ind., last night
sayB: Detectives at work on the mystery
of the murder of Miss Sarah Schafer,
teacher of Latin in the Bedford schools,
believe that they have established a mo
tive for the crime. They are satisfied that
the tall man in the long overcoat that
was seen lurking in the vicinity of the
Johnson house is the murderer, and that
the man is the one who was annoying Miss
Schafer.
The police believe that this man was
enamored of Miss Schafer, and that she
had repulsed him. Brooding over his pas
sion for the young woman, determined to
have an interview with her, the police
think the man liad made up his njind to
kill her if sha again resented his ad
vances and watched for her as she left
the Johnson boarding house. He kept on
the opi>oslte side of the street until Capt.
Alexander had entered the Windstandley
House and then overtook her at 14th and
L streets.
What Heitger Says.
At Bloomington, Ind., today Joseph
Heitger, whose name has been mentioned
in connection with that of Sarah Schafer,
called on a representative of the Indian
apolis News and stated that the talk that
he was in any way connected with Miss
Schafer is absolutely false.
"You may say," said Heitger, "that I
met Miss Schafer only once. I never was
at her house to call on her. I talked to
her only in the ptesence of Miss Knox,
and we talked of George Shaw and James
Dodd, two Elkhart boys whom she knew.
I never wrote a word to her in my life,
nor received a word from her, and have
hardly spoken to her since Thanksgiving
night, when I met her at the basket ball
game. I will return to Bedford at once
and would not be here now had I known
of such suspicion.
Heitger is a member of a prominent
Bedford family, a college graduate and
an athlete.
During his examination by the officials
Saturday Heltgar said that on the even
ing of the murder he left the home of his
father, Joseph C. Heitger, at ?:4."i o'clock.
He arrived at the old library building on
14th between J and K streets before any
of the basket ball players, whom he coach
ed. arrived. He said he believed he was
there a few minutes after 7 o'clock. None
of the players was positive at what minute
arter 7 they arrived. Heitger declared he
left the building some time near 8 o'clock,
going to his home at once and. changing
his clothes, kept an evening engagement.
Chief Russell Gathering Information.
A dispatch from Ijouisville, Ky., says:
Chief of Police M. C. Russell and 8heriff
Smith of Bedford, Ind., in company with
former Chief Jacob Haager of the Louis
ville police, had a conference here today
with a woman who two days ago notified
the Bedford police that she could probably
throw some light on the Sarah Schafer
murder.
Chief Russell left for home late this after
noon, going by way of New Albany. He
said the woman with whom he was in
conference three hours had given him
much information about Miss Schafer and
her friends and acquaintances. He said
the information was very valuable, but
that he could not divulge it until he had
liad further conference with the authori
ties at Bedford. H< refused to give the
woman's name.
Heitger Was Shown to the Door.
A dispatch from Elkhart, Ind., says: Mrs.
Frank Gross of Chicago, a sister of Miss
Schafer, who was murdered at ? Bedford.
Is now in Elkhart to attend MIbs Scha
fer's funeral. Mrs. Gross said a letter
written by Miss Schafer complaining of
annoyance by a man while calling on her
gave the name of Heitger, saying that
architect of the new Business High School.
The style of architecture employed will be
a type of the English renaissance. The
building will acommodate about 800 pupils,
and there will be room on the square for an
enlargement of the structure so as to ac
commodate 400 more students in case the
additional building is needed.
Some of the Accommodations.
In addition tw a large number of class
rooms the structure will contain a large
gymnasium and assembly hall, special lab
oratories. bath rooms, locker rooms, recep
tion and office rooms and retiring rooms for
the instructors.
The building will be constructed of red
hand-made brick, with trimmings in In
diana limestone. It will be three stories
high, with a basement. The structure will
have a main frontage on Rhode Island ave
nue of 17S feet, and smaller entrances on
8th and lKh streets, the former for the boys
and the latter for the girls.
Gray or pink granite will be used for the
base course of the building, and the belt
courses, columns' and other enrichments
will be of limestone. The main en
trance of the building shows a central por
tico - effect, with a group of eight stone
Ionic columns, carrying the entablature
with the name of the 'building thereon, and
with an elaborately ornamented cartouche
above. Just over the main doorway will be
; an elaborate balcony, carried on heavy
I brackets or corbels, ornamented with carv
ing. The entrance and vestibule doors will
be of quartered oak, with French plate
glass windows.
The entrances on 8th and 9th streets will
be treated in much the same manner as the
main entrance, excepting that'brick pilas
ters with stone caps and bases will be used
instead of stone columns. The flat roof of
the building will be surrounded by a brick
and stone parapet wall.
In the basement will ibe installed the heat
ing apparatus.! In tlUs part of the building
also will be locate^ the janitor's living
rooms, blcycH rooms, toilet and wash
rooms, and tWft two bath rooms, each of
which will be fitted up with five combina
tion shower baths. s
Vestibule and Stair Hall.
The main v^tibule'and stair hall will be
finished with fnarble wainscoting, with ter
razzo floors. (3h sit lifer side of the entrance
hall there wilfcbe a reception room, and in
the rear-* short flight of marble stairs lead
ing to the gymnasium, which is on the first
floor. The gymnasium will be fifty-four
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after he had spent a pleasant evening he
"got smart, atKl^phe ? showed him the door,
after getting his hat and coat."
Neither the-:ietter written by Sarah nor
>lrw. Gross-. re?ly;:(wli?eJ? wm signed Edna,
dwelt on the incident. The Schafer fam
ily says that it does not think Heltger had
any connection with, the crime, and that
his indiscretion Was simply the'boyij'h act
of one who did*not realize Sarah's aver
sion to unseemly conduct.
ROCKEFELLER'S HEALTH RECIPE.
Eat Cheese, Eat Slowly and Take Out
door Exercise.
From the New York American.
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Mr.
and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, jr.. and little
Miss Rockefeller are on their way to Flor
ida in a private car. Young Mr. Rockefel
ler and his wife and daughter will return
in three weeks, but his father and mother
will spend several more weeks in the south.
John D. Rockefeller, sr.. was in a pleas
ant frame of mind, before he started on Sat
urday. Mr. Rockefeller was looking well.
Although the management of his great en
terprises compel him to be one of the hard
est workers in the world, he showed no in
dication of the fatigue incident to his
labors.
"My health! Thank you. I was never bet
ter in my life," he said. "I have discover
ed the best prescription for good health is
outdoor exercise and eating slowly. Be
regular in everything, but above all things,
eat slowly.
"If I have only fifteen minutes to eat a
luncheon I will eat four or Ave motitlifuls
In that time and carry away a mouthful
with me. Four tnouthfuls slowly eaten is
far better than a hearty meal consumed in
haste. It takes a person a long time to ap
preciate this fully, but the sooner they do
It the better it will be for their health. 1
find that when I play golf a lot and keep
out of doors I both eat and sleep better.
"Do you know that I recently read an
article by a well-known scientific man to
the effect that cheese is an excellent article
of diet? I wish that I had read that article
a long time ago. I had been afraid that
cheese had a tendency to produce indiges
tion. and for that reason never touched it.
Now, I find that Its effects are directly con
trary. and I eat a great deal of it and find
it agrees with me.
"Take my advice, eat cheese, eat slowly
? and have outdoor exercise and you will en
I joy good health."
SENATOR HANNA ON POKER.
Future Possibilities in Keynotes.
From the Chicago Record-Herald.
At a dinner of the National Board of Trade last
night Senator Himna iwiiAded a new keynote as a
companion to his'faJhous^be ?f "stand pat." The
senator's new iiirafle a "We hold the ace."?
Washington Dfxptttch.
BITCYRT8. Jatiuary 28.?In a apeech
before the Bfitafhess 'Men's League last
night 8enator Hartina sounded another key
note. He sal"Wety naitoe the trump."
KITTANNINn; pan January 20.?Senator
Henna has .-ift#ed a ikw keynote to his list.
Speaking beftJVe tlf Excelsior Club last
night lie saldf'We'H ieut the cards."
CATTARAU?US, 'N. Y.. January 29.?
Senator HamuA has furnished the republi
cans with a new, keynote. In an open-air
speech here this afternoon he said: "We
don't need the widow."
BATTLE A*Ry Mflth.. February 2.?Sen
ator Hanna dellver?4-a speech at the Mer
chants' Club ^>&iiqui#t in this place last
night and furnished a new keynote by say
ing: "The Lord hates a four-flusher."
HOMER. In?I., February 14.?In an ad
dress to the Sons of St. Valentine this
evening Senator Hanna sounded another
keynote when he declared: "We'll cash in
the blue chips."
CRANBERRY CENTER. N. J.. February
27.?Senator Hanna passed through here to
day on his way to New York. In a speech
which he delivered from the back platform
he gave his party a new keynote when he
said: "They can't take the bowers."
A New York plumber found a gold neck
lace. valued at J200, In the drain pipe from
a residence. It was recognized by the mis
tress of the house as one she had lost
seven years ago.
Rlogers and Public Speakers trill Sad Pico's Cure
an effectual cure.for hoarseness. 25c.
feet wide by ninety feet long, with a sus
pended running track eight feet wide
around the outer wall. The gymnasium will
be fitted up with all the latest gymnasium
appliances. The director's office will be lo
cated directly off from this large room.
On the first floor also will be nine class
rooms, the average dimensions of which
will t>e about twenty-three by thirty-two
feet, and two locker rooms fitted with ex
panded metal lockers.
Directly over the main entrance on the
second floor will be found the principal's
office and the clerk's room. The library
will also be located on this floor in addi
tion to the teachers' retiring rooms, eight
class rooms and locker rooms. The assem
bly hall will be on the second floor imme
diately above the gymnasium, and will be
the same size exactly as that room. In
the north end of the assembly hall will j
be placed a Ktage with dressing rooms on
either side. The floor will be flat and the j
hall will be fitted with opera chairs. The j
seating capacity is estimated at about r>00
persons. The ceiling of the hall will be .
twenty-four feet in height, extending
through the third story. ,
The phys.'cal. chemical and biological
laboratories will be found on the third ,
floor. These rooms will be twenty-five
l'eet wide by fifty feet long. In addition
to five class rooms on this floor there will
be drawing and map rooms, banking rooms i
and locker rooms.
Interior Finish.
The interior will be finished generally in
yellow pine with hard oil finish. There
will be four stairways, constructed of fire
proof material, leading from the first floor
to the third story of the building. All the |
class rooms, the gymnasium and assembly
hall will be heated by the Planum system. !
with hot air forced through the pipes by
means of three 84-inch cone fans driven
by electric motors. The corridors and base
ment rooms and the laboratories will be
heated by steam.
As a safety precaution against fire, all
the corridors will be constructed twelve
feet wide. There will be two drinking
fountains on each floor, and every modern
convenience it is believed that could be de
sired in a building to be used for school
purposes.
The new Business High School will be In
the vicinity of the McKinley Manual Train- j
ir.g School, which is located on 7th street |
and Rhode Island avenue. The location is
regarded as in the very center of the city's
population.
PAY TRIBUTE TO BURNS
ANNUAL REUNION AND BANQUET
OF THE CALEDONIAN CLUB.
Occasion Marked by Scottish. Songs,
Poems and Stories?The Addresses
a Feature.
Hoot mon!
Yesterday was the 143th anniversary of
Robert Burns' birthday and right royally
did the Caledonian clansmen of the District
observe the occasion. "Wl' merry sangs and
friendly cracks," they gathered around the
banauet board at Hotel Reuter last evening
and, according to custom, paid loving trib
ute to their country's poet.
It was the annual reunion and banquet of
the Caledonian Club, whose feasts of reason
and flow of soul have Ions since been recog
nized as conspicuous events in the District.
An oil painting of Burns draped with flags I
hung prominently on the wall and the fes
tive board and cheery air right well sug
gested "Sit round the table weel content,
an' stir about .the toddy."
Dr. Thomas Miller, chief of the club, pre
sided as toast master, in which duty he
cleverly wove wit and humor when he call
ed for songs and speeches.
The banquet was shorn of customary for
malities, the program of addresses and
music being given as the courses were serv
ed. A carnation lay at each guest's plate
and about fifty guests were seated.
Mr. William Jardine reverently invoked
the divine blessing, with a bit of Scotch
verse. Mr. John Russell followed with the
song. "Bonnie Scotch Thistle." which was
sung without accompaniment and with the
real Scotch flavor.
Music was the feature of the evening and
upon the presentation of each speaker he
was greeted with the song by the company
"He's a jolly good fellow." Solos were ren
dered by Mr. Harry L. Shackelford of Burnt
Cork Club fame: Mr. James Painter and Mr.
William Gardiner. The songs were inspir
ing and provoked hearty applause.
But it was when the notes of the piper
fell upon waiting ears that the enthusiasm
of the company reached its climax. Pipe
Major David Brunton entered the hall play
ing "The Campbells Are Coming." and he
was cheered to the echo. Mr. Jardine play
ed very sweetly a number of favorite Scotch
airs on a clarionet. Prof. Saltsman render
ed several piona solos, and Noah Zeller
added variety to the program by a song In
German, which caught the humor of the
company.
Besponses to Toasts.
The toasts were well selected, instructive
and interesting. The responses were heart
ily applauded, and a decided relish was
added by the clever Interpolation of an
original poem. "Scotland and Burns." by
Mr. J. H. Stevenson. It was a beautiful
bit of verse, whose theme was discussed
with a charm and expression peculiar to a
Scotch poet. Mr. Stevenson reads an origi
nal poem at each annual reunion, and this
year's contribution added much to that
genius and oratory for which he Is already
known.
The following is the program of toasts
and their responses:
"The day we celebrate, to the immortal
memory of Burns." Clansman "Scottie"
Smyth: "The Caledonian Club." by Robert
L. Cameron, the oldetrt member of the club,
who was suffering with such a cold that he
could respond with but a few word*; "The
land o'cakes, may her future be as glrv
rious as her past." Clansman W. C. Burr;
"Our adopted country, the home of thou
sands of good Scotsmen and better Ameri
can citizens Clansman Robert Armour, a
veteran of the civil war, who served in the
70th New Y-irk Volunteers; "The President,
the executive, not the ruler, or a free peo
ple," Clansman A. E. L. Leckie, and "The
Lassies: She electa without voting and gov
erns without law," was responded to very
neatly toy a song. "Green Grows the
Rashes," by Clansman James Cutworth.
The Addresses.
An address was made by Mr. James Dun
can of the American Federation of Labor
which was inspiring to every Scotsman
present. Mr. Duncan said he represented
over two m llion American citizens, of whom
a liberal percentage were Scotch or of
Scottish descent. He had traveled to many
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RBXTZ MKDK'AL CO.. Klatiron Building. N>w \ -irk. It
parts of the world, and wherever he had
visited he found the spirit of Burns and his
6ongs. One could never get away fiom
"Auld Lang Syne." He regarded Burns
"A man's a man for a' that" as a living
principle that marked the Scotchman in
whatever portion of the globe you find him.
It was a truism that had been translated
into many of the world s languages Mr.
Duncan's remarks elicited prolonged ana
hearty applause. ? . ..
Clansman Smyth's remarks were replete
with wholesome truths of Burns Kreat
heart and love of nature. His tribute
showed careful preparation, and was a lov
ing testimonial to the noble bard.
Prof. Leckie's tribute referred to the two
great characteristics of Scottish life?love
of country and love of God. His remarks
were made more forceful by a most pleas
ing delivery and impressive mien. He gave
illustrations indicating the beauties and he
roic grandeur of these traits of Scottish
life, and said that Burns and his cjans
lived and practiced life near to nature a
own heart.
Dr. Bennett enlivened the company with
some good Scotch stories, and he gave them
with a zest and typical portraiture that
evoked the greatest enthusiasm.
The committee In charge of the arrange
ments for the dinner included Dr. Thomas
Miller, chairman: John B. Smyth. Robert
Low. William Jardine. William Gardiner
and Dr. Francis Wood. Among those pres
| ent were:
Those Present.
James Cuthbert. A. E. L. Leckie, John
Robertson. Robert Low. Blair McKenzie.
Robert L. Cameron. C. D. Jarrett. Robert
A McKerichar, John McGregor. W illiain
Warman. Joseph Robson. Robert H. Blew.
D. Henderson. Robert Livingston. Charles
Scott. William Gardiner. H. E. Salts man
William de Ford. James \\ . Painter, liar
L. Shackelford. Alex. McKerichar
Whamond. Duncan McKerichar. W llliam I..
Gibb. Robert A. Gibb. Thomas Hardie. Da
vid Brunton. Alex. Mill. William Lindgren,
James Cassela. Hugh Reid. James Duncan
William Silver. Henry Morgan Thomas
Shelton. James K. Kerr, jr., James
rane F. N. Wells. Robert Armour. H. Hos
kins. J. H. Stevenson. A. B. Bennett. Dr.
JV. C. Barr. William Jardine. William Seat
ton and Noah Yeller.
UNOPPOSED BILLS PASSED.
Mr. Morgan Speaks for the Nicaragua
Canal Route.
In the Senate yesterday afternoon two
hours immediately before adjournment were
devoted to the passage of unobjected bills
on the calendar and to a further considera
tion of the Panama case. Mr. Morgan
speaking in advocacy of his resolution di
recting the President to enter into treaty
negotiations with the governments of Nic
aragua and Costa Rica for a canal on the
Nicaragua route.
Mr. Tillman also presented the following (
resolution, but upon objection by Mr. War
i ren it went over:
1 "Resolved, That the Secretary of war
be, and he hereby is. instructed to send to ?
the Senate information in the nature or
answers to the following questions:
"First What officers in the army were
appointed during the recess of the Senate
occurring between March 1!>. 1!HC. and No
vember ?. 1U03? Were commissions Issued
to these officers, and if so of what char
acter? What officers failed of confirma
tion during the special session beginning
November SI and ending December 7, 1WU37
Have these officers been reappointed and
have commissions been issued to them? If
so what is the character of the commission
and what authority of law is there for its
being issued?"
The Senate then resumed consideration of
the calendar and the following bills were
passed r
Authorizing the erection of a statue of
Commodore Joim D. Sloat at Monterey,
Cal.
Authorizing the erection of a monument
to the memory of John Paul Jones.
Authorizing the issuance of duplicates of
lost congressional medals.
Providing for the construction of a rev
enue cutter for service ir. Narragansett
bay.
Providing for a site for a depot for the
revenue cutter service.
Directing the fulHIlment of treaty stipula
tions with the Chippewa Indians of Lake
Superior and the Mississippi.
Authorizing the sale of a part of Red
Lake Indian reservation in Minnesota.
Authorizing the construction of a bridge
across Thief river In Minnesota.
Authorizing the construction of a rail
road bridge across the Missouri river at
Yankton. S. D.
Authorizing the payment of claims In
curred by citizens of Nevada in suppressing
Indian hostilities in that state in lsun.
Rule to Show Cause.
Justice Gould, in Equity Court No. 2, has
issued a rule against Milo C. Burbage di
recting him to show cause why a petition
filed by his divorced wife. Nellie Burbage,
asking for an amendment of the decree oC
the court regarding the custody of the
child of the couple, should not be granted.
By the terms of the divorce decree, signed
June 21, 11K)1. the custody of the minor
child was awarded to the father, and the
mother now asks that It be restored to her.
The petition recites that the child, a
girl. Is now nine years old. and had al
ways lived with her mother, notwithstand
ing the decree and by the father's permis
sion. up to September 21, 1903. Then the
father took the child away to the country
and only once since, and then for but a
brief time, has permitted the mother to see
her child.
The petitioner is represented by Albert
Sillers.
During the world s fair 250 conventions
with an attendance varying from l(u to
30,000, will be held in 8t Louis.
WORK HIGHLY PRAISED
FILIPINO STUDENTS SENT TO THB
UNITED STATES.
Enthusiastic Beport on Their Conduct
Made by Win. A. Sutherland,
the Agent in Charge.
The bureau of insular affairs, War De
partment. is in receipt of the first report of
William Alex Sutherland, the agent In
charge of Filipino students in the United
States.
In August of last year the Philippine com
mission passed an act providing for the
education of a number of Filipinos In the
United States at the expense of the in
sular government. The boys were care
fully selected by examination, both mental
and physical, from thirty-three provinces,
and English was one of the studies in which
they were obliged to have good grade*.
Great enthusiasm throughout the Phil
ippines was aroused by the sending of these
students to America, and many pleasing
attentions were shown them both at their
home towns and In Manila before embark
ing. A special operatic performance was
given in their* honor, and on the morning
of their departure a meeting was held at
which addresses were made by Gov. Taft.
Commissioners Smith and Tavera and
prominent Filipinos, after which they
marched to the wharf in a body to the
music of half a dozen brass bands and ac
companied by civic organisations and thous
ands of citizens.
Ninety-six students embarked October 10.
Both the passengers and ship's officers
spoke in praise of the conduct of the stu
dents. The party reached San Francisco
November !>. and on the 11th left for south
ern California, where they are *o remain
for the winter, distributed among the public
schools of the southern counties.
It was thought best not to subject them
to the rigors of a northern winter at once,
but next summer they will be brought to
the middle states.
The report concludes with the following
language:
"No other class of Filipinos whom I have
known have in any degree compared with
the Filipino students sent to America ut
their appreciation and gratitude for the
benefits conferrtd upon th^rn. for the for
bearance and patience shown them and tne
opportunities offered them for progress by
the government. I have reports front tlieir
teachers and housekeepers at every place
that the danger is not that they will study
too little, but tl>at they will study too much.
They were uniformly successful in the ex
aminations held by their schools, just prior
to the holidays, desrite their late entrance
to the schools and the short time that they
have been studying their texts in English.
They are all working with splendid serious
ness for the accomplishment of the lofty
purposes for which they are in this country,
and I only ask that as good materia! be
furnished in the future; that not one young
man or young woman In whom the fullest
confidence may not be placed and whose
fitness, mental and physical is not of the
very highest order be sent by the govern-'
ment for education in the United States.
There is no scarcity of such material, and
if it be sent I feel that there can be no
question as to the final result.7
Beported Arrangement Repudiated.
The Department of State has received
from Consul Mayer, Uuenos Ayres, Argen
tine Republic, a report, dated Deceinl?er 13.
regarding a Minneapolis company named
the South American Colon'sts. which >?
selling shares of fj *> each, each shareliolder
being entitled to certain lands and privi
leges in the Argentine Republic, it In
claimed that the colonis s will be exempt
from taxation for ten years, and will b?
allowed to carry all their household goods,
farm machinery, etc.. into the coutitiy frcw
of duty.
Consul Mayer says lie cjlled upon thf
chief of the land office at Buenos Ayit-M,
and was Informed that the Argentine gov
ernment does not know the land company
and has made no arrangements with It.
An attempt Is to be made to grow Egyj?
tian cotton in Mexico.
Barbarous Surgfcafi
Operation
FOR THB CCUE OF PILES
Is not only intensely painful, dangerous to life and
very expensive, but In tin? light of m?>dern medical
research, and sinrc the discovery of the Pyramid
Pile Cure, wholly unnecessary. If you have any
doubt on this point kindly read tfce folk)wing let
ter from one who knows that the claims regarding
the merits of the Pyramid Pile Cure are borne otjt
by facts.
"For a long time I suffered with blind piiits.
They gave me so much pain and uneasiness that
they almost disqualified me for doing anything. I
saw an ad in the Atlanta Journal of Pyramid Pile
Cure and ordered a 50-cent box. I used them and
they gave me relief; that eneonraged me, and I
bought another RC-ceut box. and they cured me.
Oh, how glad that I am we 1 again!**
"The Pyramids cured me and I am satisfied they
will cure anybody else who is suffering as I wi|,
if they will use tbem.'*
4*You may use this in any way you see proper. If
my experience will encourage any sufferer to us?
your Pyramids I shall bo glad."
H. K HICKS, Calhoun, C.a.
The Pyramid Pile Cure is sold by druggists for
50 cents a package, and its merit is so weH known
that the sale* exceed those of all similar remedies
combined.
Write Pyramid Drug Co.. Marshall. Mich., tot
tbeir little hook on ti?e cadses and ewe of piles,
which is sent free for the asking.

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