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The Bad Lands cow boy. (Little Missouri, Dakota [i.e. N.D.]) 1884-1886, September 09, 1886, Image 3

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MILLER THE MLLEB.
SliUer. the miller' was a handsome,
but silent and odd, "old- bachelor."
He looked—from the crown o£ his
head to the soles.of his boots^as ilhe
hod-just been rolling in the .flour he
hod ground. His fine old horse,
which
waS born black, carried so much flouf
on his coat that he wia£called"Dusty
Itfiller." 1
Miller the miller had-ipne marked
peculiarity. He would ffirdly speak
to women. He had been left an. or
phan, and a hard-hearted woman
had made his boyhood haid. He .was
poor in youth, and his early court
ships had not ended as he had hoped.
tj'sj.'g Thus his heart had been turned away
from- womenkind into a lonely rut of
Vj
-life, and he had fallen under the spell'
Ipte of the evil spirit of a false opinion. .1.
As we said, Miller the miller hadj
a bitter and,violent step-mother
from babyhood. We might bave add
ed that when his father died he had
been passed over to an uncle, whose
.'•••••' wife was a perfect shrew, who was
half insane on cleanliness,.and chased
..... her husband and the boywith broom
and mop, warning ,them- about her
white floorl Those were tho women
Si®!*: be had Brat known
IP
The bad romance of his youth that
had ended so disastrously we will not
ptfe repeat, save only to say that in onere
sS'iV?! spect, one only, they made a:.,very
sour man of Miller, the miller.
Young Miller,'.went the. night after
his uncle's fureral to live with old
Jarvis, the miller, whosesimple house
keeping was done by a brother,' more
noted for his culinary skill than for
his mental power.
Here Miller found a place of peace
—"not a woman "within sight," he
said. .. "It waB very restful."
a vi a a few years, "Billy
went off to live with a Bister, and-the
house was sold.
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Miller took theihill. Ho partition
ed off a kitchen and bedroom in the
loft, and made a parlor of one corner,
on the floor with the "hopper," put
into it ared table and for yellow chairs,
and hung up some of those chromos
with which people are punished for
taking-papers they do not want, ^and
never read. .. ...
So he lived here like an ancherite,
his only vexation being the little' girls
who came in on their way from school
to stare down into the hopper, or .who
leaned over his rickety fence to see the
great, block-wheel churning the silver.
10am. He would sometimes mutter:
"They'll get drowned or ground up
some day, and then it'll be laid on to
my will or me."-
When Miller the miller was about
thirty-five years old, his brother died
leaving an orphan boy of ten-year.
Miller brnshed the flour off his* best
clothes, gtt his horse, and rode twenty
miles to the funeral. Now Miller the
miller had a sympathetic heart, after
all.and waen ne returned, he brought
mile Iko(Jtas brother's s.On, tad his
small bundle totho old niill with him.
Ike was.'bdrn and had-always lived
in "the hired m^n's house" on a farm,
in full view of the barnyard, and a
level sweep of hard workup fields. We
can imagine his delight uthe wonders
of his new home, with a^jpuntain be
hind, a stream.' below, a valley, and
fields aind forests on every hand! .. Bp
the mill, with its great wheel dashiiig
and splashing among. -the waters,
sending crystal arrows and rainbow
wreaths in every direction—that-was
to him the glory of all this picturesque
region.
It was like a dream of fairyland.
And this was his home, and he could
see and hear the mill-noises always,
and climb the high banks
of the Btreani,
and catch squirrels, and skip stones
—and—and^-everythingl'
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But Miller the miller was not as-well
pleased with his nephew as his nephew
with him. The boy made anew con
dition of affairs necessary. The mil
ler now thought the place too rough
and mean, and set out to finish off his
rooms with latlje and plaster and
paint. He put up -white curtainsfin
place of the green paper ones, and Act
ually bought a carpet for. the parlor
corner, which was now a real room,
partitioned .off from the main mill.
As his- house improved,che.began to
like the boy better, and to become
very indulgent toTiim
There, in this "elegant home," the
boy had his schaol-friends as often as
he chose to ask them.' Together they
popped corn and made molasses
candy, and whittled out boats in win-,
ter,- and they stuffed birds and pressed
wild flowers in summer.
So the years went. on, 'the miller
growing less odd in their flight. But
he still kept up.his old .Antipathy for
women—an antipathy that he could
not have cherished had he ever knowii
a mother and a mother's"
love'.
Ike.waS a happy-boy, and became a
"great favorite with his neighbors. At
eighteen years old h»xould do a man's
work.in tl^e mill,- beside going to
school
in winter. A shadow tell across the
miller's spirit Ucebeganto look at the
girls. He carried their skates and
their books, he risked' his life oil the
precipice. over 'the-stream to- gather
the "lad
"night el ..
ly's ear-drop" and"the purple
shade" for theitf.
He went on sleigh-rides and to par­
ties—and—and—well, Miller the miller
had heard of' his walking, home one
moonlight evening with little*? Buthie
•Bowne, whom he had sent out of the
mill a doneu tiniea in as many years
for looking down the' hopper, and for
gathering flour-dust to: play baking
With
Hefc
apy thing, and he. felt delicate about
beginning that now—they were so hap
1 py together!
Thfe trouble grew.
('Something's got to be done quick
about this," he said, "and it will be
done too!* And in his resolute zeal,
he boxed the side "of his own head
imagining it waff Ike's head.
But theJboy came home' so happy,
whistling'lb'cheerlly!" He
set down nis
coffee and molasses
and salt and sugar
with ouch an innocetjt air that bis
uncle could not speak harshly,
s- vBut at last he aid manage to aay,
SVSV'Ike, do you' keep clear of nonsense,
mind that nowl".
/'What nonsense?" asked Ike, inde
penderitly.
(,_-
"Why, keep clear of fplks—people
girls,". he added, compromislngly:
"drlathat you know nothing about!'-.'
IBe continued—
Hill
"Thew'a Buth Bownt how-ih«
—she"—
MWhat about her?"
"Wellj not her, but he? mother"—
"Why,. Mrs. Bowne's a mother to
everybody!. She's the best woman in
the worldl"
"No, ..it. was her grandmother
meant."
"Old Mrs. Bowne?"
'ffo, the other one "S
'"There wasn't any other grandmoth
er you could know! Mra.Bowne's own
mother died whenshe was a year old."
''Well, I guess on the whole, it1 wafl
Ruth's greataunt I meant."
HWhat ailed her?" .'asked Ike.
Why —she —she —was —she—had—
the—rheumatism, and"
When he recovered himself, Millez
,the miller said, "You keep your neck
out of the noose and remember,' Ike,
Miller the miller was greatlv .exer
cised after this, axid fancieu he saw
Ike's heart stolen from him,'-.and his
home made desolate by some flowex
of a girl who would turn into a scold
ing woman.
Alas, alas, for Miller the
miller! This
hour was coining on, and fate was
even at his very heels.
One night, thinking singing-school
must have been out a longtime,
concluded to drop in at Deacon
Bowne's to ask what made his horse's
crupper gall his neck.
The horse didn't know it did! Th«
miller thought by so doing he would
surprise Ike there and then he would
—he would— he didn't know what
would or wouldn't-do!
When he went in, there was.com-'
p&ny, and that was more than he had
imagined.
The first one to jump ilp and offet
him a chair was Ike, who exclaimed,—
•'Well) this is a treat,- to see uncle
out visiting! ..Here's a welcome foi
ypu!"^' vv^,^
Tlie* bravery' of this took the spirit
all out of Miller the miller. He laugh
ed reluctantly, 'sat down after beint
introduced to'the deacon's cousins, a
stalwart manand a pretty
little wom
an by tho dame, of Craig, from Pine
Falls, some twenty miles away.
The miller actually stayed and at
apples and nuts, and talked and
laughed with the rest of the company.
He didn't go home till Ike said,—
."Come, uncle, this is pretty latefoi
you and me to be outf We must go
home now."
Miller had indeed bought "a lot 61
stuff," enough to-feast a dozen fatni
lies. He had bread and biscuit' and
rolls and crackers ofavery'shape and
name- He had fruit-cake" and frosted-:
cake, spongecake and brides-cake,
nut-cake, currant-cake, doughnuts,
sugar cookies,-molasses cookies, arid
hearts and rounds. All these were
piled up on as man^ large blue-edged
plates, looking like a. chain of tiny
mountains.
Then there was canned salmon and
pressed beef and smoked beef, cheese
and three kinds of pies—such as they
were—and to crown them all,, there
\x'ere two peach-cans, with the
exagger
ated pictures still on them -filled with
long sticks of candy of every name and
hue, and there were nuts and raisins
and apples!
The miller looked very sad aa they
all rose from the table, saying, there
was as much "stuffs now as when
they Bat down, ".ThereLwas.now story
telling, guessing of conundrums and
singing.. The guests admired every
thing, frpm the corn-room And the
hopper, down, to the stuffed birds-and
pressed flpwers and on ^oing away,
Miss Craig'told the miller it had been
one of the pleasantest visits she had
ever made, and added, merrily,—
"1 "There's an old deserted mill near
us.. I believe I'll buy it, and'live in it
myself!"
Miller the -^miller wanted to sav,"
"You needn't do that one mill would
hold three of us."-
Bi)t he was too cautious.
Before long the "Dusty Miller'' went
away on business..
.. Ike bad to keep bouse two atr three'
days aloiie.
When the miller Came back he said,
"Ike, I am going to be marriea."
"Married? When? To whom?"
"Well, any one who saw-.Mr. Craig's,
house tvpuld wonder at Miss Craig be
ing willing to live in tha loft of a grist
milll"
Four years have passed. The miller
—now wonderfully softened toward
all "womankind"—has moved into a
pretty cottage.-
The cheeriest.and: happiest- man in
that town is Miller the miller, whose
only regret is that he did not get out
of his^Ut-of-life-'fifteen years before,
and w^: wonders ,where all the cross
and disagreeable women have
vanished
to.
He crodits himself withallt.his hap
pinesaj and at the risk of this story
seeming too^ mucK- Uka^fttiovel, we
may. as well add that Ike and- Ruthie
£re also very happy There are.no
more hospitable homesan-pur town
now than lke's^ axcept Miller the mil-
IV in*
Chicago Special: Georgo C. Morgan, the
Chltogo hydraullc engineer, who returned
from the rampant: artesian well aj Belle
I]alno,Iowa,-Hays:
The nenrepapers eroatly oxaqeerated the
tondition ol affairs -at Belle Plaine. %e"
(torvabout the stream from the Well
liurling lilrge rocka and bags of Band higil'
the air is all bosh. Tlie stream simply
bubbles up about ton inches over tlie sur
face. The flow has decreased from O.'OOO,
000 the first twenty-four hours to about
0,000,000 at the present time. In the
town and: around it there are four ar
tesian wells whoso average depth is about
230 feet,*and b! course they have gone out
of the 'business of furnishing water
temporarily* 'The obstreperous: well
1S.T- feet deep.The hole at the top is now
oval in shape and about si* feet one way
and thrco tbe other. A cone shaped tube,
Ib
I've got this mill to- give away to
somebod/."
^"There's good luck ahead for him
.that gets it,".: said Ike, as he passed
out, and up the "gangplank" towards
the road.
to be sunk and cement and stones
thrown in, and if'that does not' Btoptlie
flow a well will be driven on a lower pla
teau and that will stop the flow of the
troublesome well, and it can be filled up
with stones. The only damage occurred
by reason ol losing the water from the
othor welly.
Alter the most exhaustive practical
tests in hospitals and elsewhere, the gold,
medal and certificate o! highest merit wore
awarded %o St. Jaooba Oil, as tho best
pain-curing remedy, at the Calcutta Inter
national-inhibition.
Prof. Qrothe, Brooklyn BoardotHealth,
says Red Star Cough Curo is free from opi
ates, and highly 'efficacious. Twenty-live
cents.
Cadet Arthur Johnson is'Aofbe detailed
to tho West in an infantry regiment. Mr.
JohnBon is a Minnesotian an appointee of
Gov. Wakefield and a resident of his dis
trict. Heho8 been confined at West Point
sincehis graduation for having struck a
sergeant, at that time a superior officer.
Bough Experiences at Colombia, S. O,
-. There were sixteen distinct shocks from
the recent earthquake. The first shock was
fearful and houses were shaken as though
made of pastoboard/ It seemed as if every
thing must topplo. The earth rose and fell
like the waves of the ocean. People rushed
madlyTrom their .houses into the street.
Some sprang from 'windows and wero in
jured. _The expeHonce of those in build
ings at the' time of the first shock was that
of being rocked as if in a Bhip at Bea.
Many of the^ most: substantial build
ings were shaken to tho foun
dations and the walls cracked and. sprung.
The rumblingin. the earth was loud and
horrifying in the extreme. Clocked topped,
bells wore rung and darpago'done to' some
buildings, principally by topplinjg chimneys.
There were numbers of cases of nervous
fo
On fheir way home the miller re
marked,^—
"Very- nice folks those Craigs aoce."
"Yes, uncle, I agree with you."
So they were agreed.
.Next morning at breakfast the visit
was alluded to, and Miller the miller ac
tually said, "Th^t Craig'wasn't such a
fop! as most men are—he
didn't marry
until lie found a woman worth having
—did he? Where, do you suppose he
found this one Ikti?"
"Found her? Why, I suppose he
found her at home!"
A few days after this the miller ask
ed Ike how long "Mr. Craig and his
wife" were going to stay at the Bow
nes'.:'' :§:'v:V
"His wife's atr home. Miss Craig is
his sister," said Ikb:
"Oh, yes! Well, I was thinking, Ike,
that all the years I've lived in the
mill I've never had any one here to- a
meal, excepting beggars and tramps.
The Bownes are good neighbors, and
I've half a mind to ask them over to'
tea- while they're here."
"Wliewl" cried Ike, in jovial surprise.
'•But 'who would make tho cake and
the fotde-rols they always have for
company?" he added.
"I ride over to Seaver Pond, and
buy up a lot of stuff of the baker, and
some peaches,and pineapples and
such things in cans,'and other knick
knacks. It's only nine utiles, yotiknow.
•I'd have the table all'set before they
came Have we dishes enough for
six?"
"Who are your six?" asked* Ike.
"Why, Mr. and Mrs. Bowne, Mr!
and Mrs. Craig, and"—
"Miss Craig," inteaupted Ike, with
a quizzical look.
"Yes. and you and me—isn't that
six?"
rostration, and doctors were in demand
compose, the frightened people. One
lady was prematurely delivered by the
shock. The negroes, thought the end ofthe
world had come, and they held their prayer
'meetings on the street corners. The tremor
of the earth maae one feel while walking
like a man juBt off of asea voyage, impart
ing a staggering gait.
ANew Tear Commencing
September is with us now and the school
year of 1886-87 is about to begin. Parents
should lose no time therefore in placing
their children in establishments of well
known reputation where they may be
trained to become good and useful men
and women. Tor girls we can earnestly
recommend St. Joseph's academy, St. Paul,
as the model institution,
ot the kind in the
northwest, a fact clearly proven by -the
long list of applications the sisters
have already received from all parts
ot this section. Rarely Has a new
year held out brighter promises for the fu
ture. The many improvements of all kinds
that have beon introduced in the academy
during the pnst year, not .only adding to
the convenience and comfort pf the pupi'
but als6, aiding, them materially in tneir
studies, give promise of the most satisfac
tory results tor the comirfg scohlaBtic sea
son, and truly fortunate are the young la
dies whose pareitte.have had the care and
foresight to confide their education to the
well-trained teachero ot St. Joseph's acad~
emy.
There were 17,00.0 people at the Minne
apolis Exposition, one day last, week.
H. J. Hodges, Book-keeper, Chicago,
says*
"I have been afflicted with Rheumatism
ahd lame back for a number ot years,
have used.one bottle ot McCaine's St. Paul
Chemical Oil, and have experienced such a
remarkable improvement in my condition
that I cheerfully recommend Chemical
Oil." By druggists..
Miss Allen ,was killed by a Manitoba
train near'Melrose.
We did not know bu^ that our daughter
would die every minute frominflammatory
rheumatism. began giving Athlophoros
to her. In two days she was around and
did not suffer a pain. Mrs. C. W. .Brown
143 Sixth Bt^eet, Milwaukee, Wis.
The free delivery system has beon order
ed to be established at Winona fin Oct. X-
Mrs* G. W. Burdick, '2208 18th Ave.,
Minneapolis, Minn.,says "she have always a
good word for. Brown's Iron Bitters." It
cured her of diseases peculiar to her sex and
catarrh of the bladder, there is nothing bet
ter for kidney and urinary affections.
Senator Saulsbury $f Delaware, at the
close of next congress,. will" have served'
eighteen years in ttte senate.
1 'ir,r
HIB
brother
was senator twelve xreats" previously to
ThomasF.'s election.
For removing dandruff and curing all
scalp.diseases, use Hall's Hair. Renewer.
Ayei^s Ague Cureia acknowledged to be
the standard remedy for lever and ague.
The lumber mills atCrookston and vicin
ity shutdown, owing to a scarcity ot 16gs.
The bank clearings in Minneapolis are
abont $5Q0,000:per day.-
Save you wagons, your horses aiid your
patience by using fVazer Axle Grease
A story was current in New York that
Gov. Hill had determined to remove Com'
8 months treatment for
50 cents. Piso's
Remedy for Catarrh, Sold by druigists.
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earthquake shook was very plainly
relt In Winona. Masy citteeni noticed tlie
shock in their housef and bn the street.'
Down WltbltlshPrioei,
Thifl Is tho motto of the Chicago Scale
Cp. They have not only reduced the prices
ot all kinds ol scales over $0 per cent., but
the? now sell nearly a thousand other
'tides in the same proportion. Among
them Portable Forges,blacksmith's Tools.
Sates, Bugles. iSewing Machines, &c. Send
to Chicago for their^Price,Lists, or see
them at the Minheap^lls Exposition.
Two Mormon preachers are at work in
Douglass and Genoa,'Olmstead county.
Ib
Wny go limping around with youc boots run
over. X7yon'8HeeI StiJfeners keep them straight?
Fob Dyspzpsia, Indigestion, DepreMlon of Spirit*
ad General Debility, in tbdr vatious forins, also a'
preventive against Fevor and Ague, and other Inter
mittent Fevers, tbe "Feebo-Phosphoiuted Ttt.fr
or Oauhaya" made by CosweU Hazard St Co., New
York, and sold by^all Drogglstn. Is tbe beet tonic, and
'or patients recovering from Fever or other sickness,
'thosnoequal.
BURNS and Bcslds sre Instantly rendered
(unless,- and Invariably cored without a scar, by
the use ot CsrbolUalve. the great sldn remedy.
SB aod CO cents, at Draggista-or by malt Cole A
Co., Black Kiver Falls, wis.
RHXUMATic, Nearalgic, Sciatdo, Sodden, Sharp
and Nervous Pains, instantly relieved by the
Anti-Pain Plaster. SSc.-u
Delays Are Dangerous.
The time to take a medlolnels when natveglres
her flrat warning. That tired feeling Is often tbe fore
rnnncr of serious disease, whhdi may be warded off if
yon attend to youreelf in time. Don't wait till your
system to all ran down and yon are obliged to stop
work, trot take Hood's Sarsaparilla now.' It will puri
fy, vitalize and enrich your blood, create an appetite
and tono the digestive organs, core headache, bflloa*
ness and dyspepsia, rouse and regulate the liver and
kidneys, end give strength to the whole body.
•I have seen the value of Hood*s Sarsaparilla in use
in the Massachusetts State Prison, and have also used
it In my family with perfect satisfaction. Wo believe
it to bo everything that la claimed for it.** A.W.
Kxenb, deputy warden, State Prison, Charleston,
Mass,
"Having been afflicted with a complication of disor:
den, the result of impure blood, I took Hood*B Sarsa
parilla, and tho result was perfectly satisfactoryMrs.
J. Baston* New Haven, Ct.
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Sold by aU druggists. |l slxfar$5. Prepared only
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By our original system of diagnosis, we can treat many chronic
diseases just as successfully
Bultation. While we are al
become acquainted with them,
familiarize them with our system of treatment, yet we have not
seen one person In five hundred whom we have cured. The per*
feet accuracy with which scientists are enabled to deduce the
most minute particul*
almost miraculous, if
Take, for example, the electro-magnetic telegraph,
invention of the age. Is it not a marvelous degree of accuracy
which enables an operator to exactly locate a fracture in a sub.
marine cable .nearly three thousand miles long? Our venerable
clerk of the weather has become so thoroughly familiar with
the most wayward elements of nature that he can accurately
predict their movements. He can sit in Washington and foretell
what the wea&er will be in Florida or New York as well as if
several hundred miles did not intervene between him and the
places named. And so In all departments of modern science,
what is required Is the knowledge of certain
sterns. From these scientists deduce accurate Con
clusions regardless of distance. So, also, in medi
cal science, diseases have certain unmistakable
signs, or symptoms, and by reason of this fact, we
have been enabled to originate and perfect a sys-
DISEASE.
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Payne* Marshalltowa, lawa,
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Throat and Lung Diseases,
which give much valuable information,
viz: (1) A Treatise on Consumption, Laryngitis and Bronchitis
prloe, post-paid, ten cents. (2) A Treatise on Asthma, or Phthisic,
giving new and successful treatment price, post-paid, ten cents.
on Chronic Nasal Oatarrh price, post-paid, two cents.
DISEASES OF
KIDNEY
Athlophoros. yoo eaano^
oran at
IV^L^aoBoa oo. Ill WilTBt, Hnr York.
150 REWARD
wfll to paid ftr aar Grain *a» el
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aoaah Orala or Stal in »«e day as
•ar Pateat MONARCH Qrafia
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DISEASES.
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1600 Pounds
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INVALIDS'HOTELeSURGICAL INSTITUTE
No. 663 Main Street, BUFFALO, K. Y.
Not a Hospital, bat a pleasant Remedial Home, organized with
A FULL STAFF OF EIGHTEEN PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS,
And exclnsively devoted to the treatment of all Cbronic Diseases.
This Imposing Establishment was deslgrned and erected to aooommodate tbe large number of Invalids wbo vialfc Buffalo from
every State ana Territory, as well as from many foreign lands, that they may avail themselves of the professional services of
the Staff of skilled specialists in medicine and surgery that compose the Faculty of this widely-celebrated institution.
chronic
know nothing of us,
to prejudice people
we have misrepresented, in any particular, our institutions, advantages
•11 expenses of your trip
interested and candid people wn
FAIR AND BUSINESS-LIKE OFFER TO INVALIDS,
tern of determining, with the greatest accuracy,
the nature of chronic diseases, without seeing and personally
Dyspepsia*" Liver Complaint," Ob
stinate Constipation, Chronic Diar
rhea, Tape-worms, and kindred affections
are among those chronic diseases in the sno*
cessful treatment of which our specialists have
attained great success. Many of the diseases
affecting the liver and other organs contributing in their func
tions to the process of digestion, are very obscure, and are not
i)yboth laymen and physicians for other
Infrequentl
malaate
TnlirffllfAH by
atise
Jles, add treatment Is employed directed to the removal of a
disease which does not exist. Our Complete Treatise on Diseases
)f the Digestive Organs will be Bent to any address on receipt of
ten cents in postage stamps.
BBIGSnPS DISEASE, DIABETES* and
kindred maladies, have been very largely treated,
and oures effected in thousands of cases which bad
been pronounoed beyond hope. These diseases are
readily diagnosticated, or determined, by chemical
analysis pr tho urine, without a personal Ayatntny
-1- -Tho car
ited at
practice of oh'emieal'analysis
the urine in our consideration of oases, with* reference to correct
diagnosis, In which our Institution long ago became famous, has
1—'ve
^rne®yy invite you to come, see and examine for yourself, our institutions, appliances, advantages and suooess In curing
ais^aes. Have a mind of your own. Do not listen to or heed the counsel of skeptical friends or jealous physicians, whoiSvb*
nothing or us, our system of treatment, or means of cure, yet who never lose an opportunity to misrepresent and enatevo#^£^
us. we are responsible to you for what we represent, and if yon come and visit us, and find thafr^^
OT
COMMON SENSE AS APPLIED TO MEDICINE.
of this arrangement must bo obvious. Medical science offers a vast field for investigation, and no physician can.
if a life-time, achieve the highest degree of success In the treatment of every malady incident burnetii
brief limits of
OUR FIELD OF SUCCESS.
NASAL, THROAT
AND
LUNG DISEASES.
Tlie treatment of Diseases of tbe
Air Passages and Iamgs, such as
Nasal Catarrb) fcaryn*
Chronic ...
gitis, Bronchitis*
Consumption) both
Asthma, and
through
spondence and at our institutions,
tutes an important specialty.
We publish three separate books on NasaL
J*
TyCeterir'— jhe disease and its progress in
eaoh case by a chemloal and mi^osooplcal examination of the
urine, and then adapt our medicines to the exact stage of the dis
ease and oondition of our patient.
To thls wise course of action we attribute the
marvelous success attained by our specialists In
Important and extensive Department of our
—ntutionB devoted exclusively to the treatment
of diseases of the kidneys and bladder. The treat
ment of diseases of the urinary organs having
constituted a leading branch or 'oar practice at tho Invalids' Hotm
and Surglaal Institute,
and, being in constant receipt of numerous
Inquiries for a oomplete work on the nature and curability of these
maladies, written In a style to be easily understood, we nave pub
lished a large Illustrated Treatise on these diseases, which will be
sent to any address on receipt of ten oents in postage stamps.
«rST«l,
ne9 and kin
may be included among those in the curo ofwhioli
~ur spools lints have achieved extraordinary suo
treated of in our illustrated pamphW
it by mall for ton oenft In stamps.
These are
rrinary Diseases.
E$ AND* IJBmBT FIS.
of,oases or tho wont form
of them greatly aggravated
of Instruments in the hands
of lnexperiented phystolans and _____
urinary Astute, and other ooknplioauons, annually
relief and cure, Tbafe no-«ase of this class Is too dl
Skill of onr ipeolallst* Improved by cures report)
trated tres&m on tbSM valadies, to which we refer
intrust this cass of oases to. phystolans of small
dangerous^prooeedlpg. Many a man has been ruined
doing, while urousntas usafllr loae trar lives throat
treatment, gendpsatloulaxsof your^sseandten
ported^ In our illos
vferwtthprldfc *IV
tmtrafwd ft-wHTw ai^SnSny many
DISUSES.
cents in stamps
plleptie ConTuUIom. ,or
il or JPil.jr,JLocomotar
i. D»ae«, Iinomnla, orliSSISiy
Uon.»
muom. an aumai aM mxoted to our dttBrwtluSt
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asxAJsxaetexsoD
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WOODWARD & COMPANY, i'i
i, 4Z CORN EXCHANGE, MHtXEAPOLIS.
AND HAVE SOLD IN THIS MINKBAPOIiXS HABEET
n- UBERAL ADVANCES HAM,
Brand" trada-marfc. HlaatraUd
pamphlets on nervous diseases, any one of which win be sent far
ten cents in postage stamps,when request for them is
with a statement of a case for consultation, so we mav know
which one of our Treatises to send.
DISEASES OF
the home
RADICAL CURE
OF BUPTURE.
DELICATE
practice in diseases of tho urinary
institution In the world has been so
largely patronized ter suffers from this class of maladies as the old
ana world-famed World's Dispensary and Invalids' Hotel. Our
specialists have acquired, through a vast and varied experience,
great expertness in determining the exact nature of each caso,
and, henoe, bave been sucoossfiu In nicely Adapting their remedies
for the cure of each individual case.
These delicate diseases Bhould be
I These delicate diseases Bhould be careful
Rlirnni I by a specialist thoroughly familiar wjth
VHuuun* ig competent to ascertain the exact
and stage of advancement which the
and
We have a special Department, thoroughly
organized, and devoted e&eZustoely totfee treat*
ment of Diseases of Women. Every case con-*
suiting oar specialists, whether by letter or in
person, is given the most careful and consider
ate attention. Important cases (and we get few
which have not already baffled the sidll of afl
nans) has the benefit of a foil CoundL of skilled
-ims for ladies in the Invalids' Hotel are very prt- *.
vate. Send ten oents in stamps for our large Complete Treatise
on Diseases of Women, illustrated with numerous wood-cuts and'
colored plates (160 pages).
HERNIA (Breach), or BUFn7RE.no
matter of how long standing, or of what size.
is promptly and permanently cured by
our specialists, without the knife and
without dependence upon trnaaea.
Abundant references. Send ten cents for
Illustrated Treatise.
PIIiES» ElSXIJIi^, and other dfseases affecting tike lower
bowels, are treated with wonderful suocess. The worst esses of
pile tumors are permanently cured in fifteen to twentv davn.
laid ten cents for Illustrated Treatise.
Organic weakness, nervous
decline of the manly powen
powers, involuntary vital
.. y, mental anxiety, absences
of will-power, melancholy, weak bade and kin-7
^red affectto^ are speedily, thoroughly
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examining our patients. In recognizing diseases without a'-^
personal examination of the patient, we to ivimpm no''
miraculous powers. We obtain our knowledge of the patient's*
disease by the practical application, to the practice of medi**?^
cine, of well-established principles of modern p^p-nrf, And ftw.-r
Is to the accuracy with which this system has endowed us
MARVELOUS
SUCCESS.
mnA
To those acquainted with our Institutions, it Is hardly neotfsary
to say that the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical TtwHfartn, with the
branch establishment located at No. 8 New Oxford Street,
England, have, for many years, enjoyed the distinction of betas"
the most largely patronized and widely celebrated institutions!!!
the world for the treatment and cure of those affections which
the most skillful physicians and surgeons on'our Staff, in order
that all who apply to us might receive all tf
it receive all the advantages of a full
iced FpectaHfffa.
WE OFFER
No APOLOGY.
condition
_. liqa
made (which can only be ascertained by a careful chemical and
mlcrosooplcal examination of the urine), for medicines which are
curative in one stage or oondition are known to do poetti
In others. We have never, therefore, attempted to put up
for general sale through druggists, reoommending to cure these
although possessing very superior remedies, knowing full
well from an extensive experience that the only safe and success-
diseases contract them Innocently. Why any medical man, intent^
on doing good and alleviating suffering, should shun such nssrs.
we cannot imagine. Why any one should consider it otherwise S&5
honora*-*"
than moet honorable to cure the worst cases of i.ii»u hhhibim
we cannot understand: and yet of all the other maladies which
afflict mankind there is p.robably none about whloh ihy»w*w
In general practioe know so little.
We shall, therefore, continue, as heretofore, to treat with oar
best consideration, sympathy, and skill, all applicants who are nf* *V
fering
CUREDfromHo«L«t"°S^^^^^s»sS5s|-:t~'diseases.delicatetheseofanyATinpeamm.
VV-
J'!",
rv
&m
success, wo will promptly refnnd lo *00
We court honest, sincere investigation, have no secrets, and-are only too glad to show all—^
we are doing for suffering humanity.
NOT ALWAYS NECESSARY TO SEE PATIENTS.»
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It is a woll-known fact, and one that appeals to the judgment of every thinking person, that the physician who devotee'
his whole time to the study and investigation of a certain class of diseases, must become better qualified to treat such
than he who attempts to treat every ill to which flesh is heir, without giving special attention to any of diseases.
Hen, in all ages of the world, who have become famous, have devoted their lives to some special branch of ri^n^e. arL or
literature.
By thorough organization, and subdividing the practice of medicine and surgery in this Institution, every invalid Is treated
by a specialist—one who devotes his undivided attention to the particular class of diseases to which tbe rtep belours. The
tlil. avpanMrnAtif miiflf h/i Ahtffmia XCoiKml finlor/io nffflwi a tma4 ^a» twiJ 1
within
attained^
through it, demonstrate the fact diseases^
lul practitioner arighi
the nature of diseased •conditions. The most ample re»ourcS
for treating lingering or chronic diseases, and -the greatest ekilL
are thus placed within tbe easy Teach of every Invalid, however1'
distant he or she may reside from thejphysicians raniHnir the traat
xnent of such affections a specialty. Full particulars of
nal, scientific system of examining and treating patients a
tance are contained in
People's OoBMon §enis i-
medical Adviser." By B. V. Pierce, H. D. 1000 pages and^'
over 300 colored and other illustrations. Sent, post-paKLxor SL60
Or write and describe your symptoms, inclosing In Cs
stamps, and a oomplete treatise, on your particular wiU
be sent you, with our terms for tres^Lment and all particuhus.
fi
per-'r
We offer no apology for devoting so much
attention to this neglected dasBof
believing no condition of hnmawWy tttn
wretched to merit tbe sympathy and tirsl
services of the noble profession €0 whidnrov^
belong. Sbmy7ho suffer from these terrible
nn^e and jninrtr^cd Treatise 168 pagefd on these ntl^
jeota iseent to any address on receipt of ten
PRACTICE.
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when needed. Many Ovarian and also fibroid Stamocs of the
Uterus are anested in growth and cured by electrolysis, counted
with other means of our invention, whereby the craMunra
rations tn these cases is avoided. ..
rhas the suooess of our improved operations forYart
"b, Fistulce, Ruptured cervix Utesl and tOr Bton
bem alike gratJ^ing both to ourselvw ana^vur
patients. Not less so have been the results
of numerous oeieatioiwlk
for Stricture of»e Cervical Canal a condition in the fee"
eraUy resulting tn Barrenness, or Sterility, and the curst
—-^on, removes this
^too'reCTiptot tencmtiln
JUtbooih *0 bcre la
gnpiw, nud. mention ol
ailment, to w&eh
given \xs the
111 unoiH)
mm
A
stamps.
Hundreds of the most
difficult operations known
to modern miywy ryT fn fh*
most skillful manner, by our emgeosbspeeial*
tots. Large 8tones are safdy removed from tho
Bladder, by crushing, washing and pumningthem'
out, thus avoiding the great dangeroroutting.
itano ve cataract from the eye, thereby
coving bUft&<
JpLftratehten cross^yes andlnsntiaxtifldal onsg
above majsdasB iria
Hotel soil 8m.
tatioa (bound*
pBtn«toraw.
weij MAUI Qf
qnMBc tor It. one medual ot taiclcil mmm.
All letter,of tnquiir, or.at cnninllatiaiitriWaM
vmrt SitPEUAIf IEK9IL ASSB8UTM1,
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