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BALLADE OF HOPE
Strong ropes of sand I yet may weave;
The circle I have hopes to square;
I may in course of time achieve
A competence that's more than bare;
I may, in fact, have cash to spare
And make as sciniillant a show
As any bloated millionaire?
The chances are against it, though.
Some rich relation yet may leave
Me of his fortune ample fhare,
That I my fortunes may retrieve;
But little, after all. I care.
Somehow 1 can propel the mare.
The stocks 1 bought, though sunken low,
A dividend may soon declare.
The chances are against it, though.
You need not snicker in your sleeve
Or raise your brows and rudely stare.
I can quite readily conceive
That hopefulness like mine is rare.
But sumptuously 1 may fare
And clad in purple raiment go.
While brassy bands before me blare?
The chances are against it, though.
LFXVOI.
Prince?you a Prince's garments wearPress
not the trifiins debt I owe.
I soon may make a raise somewhere?
The chances are against it, though.
?Chicago News.
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Happy
Meeting.
ItJOTtJOTTTOWJ L
By Grace Terry. j
jpr jp-ATHFP"'
VsS - gje The smothered agony in
Kfljl Tp this imploring word would
pi l|? have touched with pity any
laift lag heart capable of understanding
it, but it had 110
effect on the man to whom it was addressed,
and whose cold eyes were
fixed sternly upon that sweet, young
face, from which the harsh decree his
lips had spoken had driven the bright
color and happy smile that had made it
so fair to look upon.
"T moon what 1 snr Morv Tfm milSt
give up all thoughts of marrying James
Eldridge. A man who hns reached the
age of twenty-three, and never laid up
a dollar, will be no sort of dependence
for a family. I suppose he thinks a
marriage with you will place him beyond
the necessity for work; but he is
greatly mistaken. I have earned my
money too hardly to throw it away
upon such as he."
"You do James an injustice, father;
lie does not seek my hand from mercenary
motives. With all his faults?
and I will not deny that he has suchhe
has the truest and tenderest heart
that ever beat. 1 shall never love another
man as I love him. Bestow your
.wealth on whom you will, but do not.
1 beseech you, make your only child
so utterly wretched!"
"Enough of this folly!" exclaimed
Mr. Dane, harshly. "You know what
my will concerning this matter is; and
it only remains for you to show whether
you will continue to be the dutiful
daughter that you have hitherto been.
You can see James to-night, if you will,
but only to tell him what I tell you
now?that this must be your last interview:
that you can never be his wife, i
Now go; I have more important matters
on hand than listening to the silly fancies
of a lovesick girl."
Mary arose from her seat and turned
toward the door; but her cheek was
pale, and there was a look in her dark
eyes, as they rested upon her father's
face, that he Lad never seen there before.
"I will obey you, father, but remember
that you are dooming me to a
lonely and joyless life. 1 will give up
'James at your bidding; but, as I can
never love, so will 1 never marry any
other."
It was with very different feelings
from what she hail anticipated that
Mary awaited the approach of believer.
But the step of James was light
and buoyant, and he greeted her with
' a proud and happy smile. With her it
was their last interview; with him it
iwas but the precursor of many more,
as well as the happy day that would
make her his own altogether.
But he could not but notice her pale
cheek and troubled look.
"What is the matter, dearest? Why
do your eyes look into mine with that
mournful gaze? You surely do not
repent your promise. Let me hear
from those sweet lips again that you
love me!"
"I love you, darling!" murmured the
fair girl, laying her cheek lovingly to
his, and speaking in tones, to which
the sorrow at her heart gave a mourn
nil ilJlU It IlU^l lir??9?
"It is for the last time." sho thought,
fls she yielded l<> bis passionate embrace
in which she was folded. Then,
with a visible effort, she withdrew herself
from his arms.
"But 1 can never be your wife,
James."
"Can never be m.v wife. Mary!" repeated
the young man in a tooe of
sorrowful astonishment. "What do
you mean? You surely will not break
your solemn promise'/"
"You know it was conditional, James,
depending on my father's sanction. I
did not dream that he would withhold
it. But he has not only done this, but
forbidden me to see you again. So
A11V 1.1 c t
iicut iiioi ujriuuj,.
tut he will relent, Mary." pleaded
es. "He will not ruin the happiof
his only child.'
ou do not know father. James;
rill never relenl: it is not in his nato
do this. It would be wrong
ne to hold out hopes than can never
eaiized."
was in vain that the young man
led, pleaded, and even reproached;
gentle girl wept, hut remained tinu
er resolution.
will wait years for you. Mary."
jleaded; "only hold out to me the
? that 1 shall not wait in vain."
ary shook her head.
will not be so selfish as io let you
te your youth in fruitless waiting,
make some happier woman still
e happy with your love. As for me.
liis past. I shall never love another
have loved yon; the lips that you
to-night shall be held sacred from
Iue loucu 01 any otuer.
I And so they parted.
[in the room overhead 5-at an olil man,
?
gains of tbe just closing year, unmindful
of the great human love and happiness
that lie had trampled beneath his
feet.
AVe can touch but briefly on the
events and changes of the years that
- " * l-i-l. 4rx rxIck.iA
lOiJO^VeU, aim Wlllt'Ll iviuuiuru iu (/Ian
the lovers still farther asunder.
Inspired by a mania for speculation,
Mr. Dane left his pleasant New England
home for California, where he
was as successful as ever in heaping
up the wealth that was his idol.
In the meantime Mary remained true
to her promise. From all the admirers
that her beauty and modest worth
drew around her. she turned steadily
away. And if her father urged the
claims of some one of them upon her
notice, her answer was the same.
"At your bidding, I separated from
the oniy man I can ever Jove; but. as I
told you then, so I tell you now. 1 will
never marry another."
Soon after his rejection, James joined
the army, taking an active part in the
great struggle that was then at its
height, partly to deaden the restless
pain at his heart, and partly from the
higher motives that animated so many
brave men in that dark hour of our
country's trial. Though he enlisted as
a private, his skill and bravery insured
his rapid promotion, ai d at the close
of the war he was honorably dis
charped with the ranis of captain.
A low months after "business cailed
him to San Franeiseo. As he was en
route for that city, at a way station,
two ladies, dressed in black, entered
one of the cars, the one in -which
James, now Captain Eldridge was sitting.
He could not see the face of either,
but there was something in the form of
the younger, especially in the graceful
turn of the neck, that at once arrested
his attention, thrilling his heart with
strange emotions.
She turned her head. Yes.it was she,
his lost. Dut never forgotten. Mary!
And. as their eyes met. tbe blush,
the bright and happy smile that overspread
her countenance, showed that
she still held him in as loving remembrance.
The elder lady was Mrs. Dane,
Mary's mother.
In the conversation which ensued he
learned that Mr. Dane had died a few
months previously. Left alone, as it
were, the widow and daughter, as soon
as the business of the deceased could
be closcd up. prepared to return to
their home in the East, though proposing
to stop a few weeks in an adjoining
town to visit a friend, and they
were now on their way thither.
James escorted them to the house of
fiMnnrl WIIDI'O lia xrnc CA li.'irmY* ns
to find the opportunity he so ardently
desired.
"Is not the hand of Providence in
this unexpected and most happy meeting?"
he said, his eves resting appealingly
upon the benevolent countenance
of Mrs. Dane, "and will you. can you
refuse to recognize its leadings?"
"It is for Mary to choose." was the
smiling response.
"I made my choice long ago." said
the blushing girl, as she raised her
smiling eyes to her lover's face.
Here Mrs. Dane considerately left
the room.
"Said I not aright." murmured Mary,
as she yielded to the warm embrace
to which she was folded, "that I would
give myself to no other? The kiss you
left upon my Hps when we parted,
you will find there now."
"My love! My own!" exclaimed the
enraptured man. as he drew tier still
more closely to l;is heart.
A few weeks later James and Mary
publicly pronounced the vnws that
mode them one in life, as in heart.
Does not the heart of the reader echo
with ours. "OJod's choicest blessings go
with, them?"?New York Weekly.
No Desire to CatcJi Iler.
James F. Sweeney, of the Suffolk
(Mass.) bar, is noted for the brightness
and aptness of his retorts. Recently
in a case a woman was very refractory
under cross-examination, and although
the lawyer used all politeness and
mildness, sharp and unsatisfactory replies
were received. Her meek and
humble husband was present in court.
Mr. Sweeney tried another innocent
question, when the lady responded
with vindictive fire flashing from li^r
eyes: "Mr, Lawyer, yon needn't think
you can catch me; no. sir. you can't
catch me."' With his most pleasing
smile Mr. Sweeney responded: "Madam.
1 haven't the slightest desire to
catch you. and your husband looks to
mo sis ii Ut' was sorry ue nau succeeded."
A ripple of laughter wont
round tlio courtroom, the Jxul.ee stroked
iiis mustache to hide a smile aud tlie
crier rapped.?Law Notes.
Tain in tJie Eye.
There js no part of the body rivaling
the c.vi' in sensitiveness. Pain in tiiis
situation is maddening. Compared
with it toothache is a pleasure, and
gout in the big toe an amusement for
a wet day. Copy this, or better?cut it
out and place it where it can be read
without an instant's delay should the
need arise. Two and a half grains of
liydrochlorate of cocaine are to be dissolved
in one drachm of boiling water.
When the solution is cool five drops are
to be applied to the eye very frequently
by means of a pipette.
stronger solutions of cocaine may be
used al the patient's risk. There is no
locally acting anaesthetic so useful,
but it is poisonous. Hence it shou!:l be
employed in large local (loses in extreme
cases or.ly.
Tiny I?!a?<l-Kuil<leis.
Consider tlie- island builders, as sven
in the coral polyps. They build upon
the Hanks of descending mountains, in
the sen, and the structure is composed
of their skeletons. Flowers seem to
start out of the gelatinous covering
which forms the living coral, but these
flowers are found to be composed of
living flesh, each a voracious eater. In
their llower-like appearance they resemble
sen-anemones. Their growing
structures,or rather accumulating skel
r? ?l,?
tHUll*, iu?iii n?vr ?nuii:*?, un I'uiai jaj?iixu.i
ol' the Pacific. In the West, also, liills
are found composed of tliem, capable
oC being polished into marble. Island
builders! They are mountain builders
us well!?Rev. Dr. E. C. Eolles.
Irish Treatment.
Open air walking in rainy weather
much benefits some complexions. This,
on account of the frequent falls of rain
in Ireland and of the beauty of many
of Erin's daughters, is sometimes
known as the "Irish treatment,"
i USKiJi
i New York City?Eton jackots ere to
i be noted among the most fashionable
f coats and are jaunty, becoming and
? ETQH JACKET.
! generully attractive. This May Man!
ton one includes the tiny vest effect
| that marks the latest designs with
j full sleeves and the drop shoulders
I that give the broad line of fashion. As
j shown, it is made of wood brown
! broadcloth with trimming of brown
' and white braid, the vest being white
I cloth braided with brown and tan. but
: all suiting mateiials are appropriate
' and the vest can be one of many
| things. Oriental embroidery is much
| liked, brocades and lace are seen and
j wide braid is nsecL
The jacket is made with fronts and
; back and is fitted by means of single
darts, shoulder and under-arm seams.
A Late Design 1
I
| Tbe little vest can be r.rplied over the
j edge and tinisheu with tbe braid, or
! tbe jacket can be cut awaj and tbe
j edge of tbe vest arranged under it,
j then stitched to position. Tbe sleeves
are gathered and are joined to the
I drop shoulders, the seaxns being concealed
by tbe braid and are linisbed
: at tbe wrists with flare cuffs.
i Tlie> ouantitv of material reauired
| for the medium size is four yards
i twenty-one inches wide, three yards
! twenty-seven inches wide, or two
yards forty-four inches wide, with
; three-quarter yards of vesting, five
yaids of braid and three yards of lace
to trim as illustrated.
Color* For Hats.
| Shades of blue, shades of Bordeaux,
shades of green, shades of pink, are
j all favorite ideas for the entirely straw
I toque. It seems agreed that costume
i and hat shall make a compact as to
1 color, and on these lines one notices
I that the new sleeve frills are of chiffon.
; matching the fabric of the frock or the
; coat and skirt in question. And this
j will be a very pretty fashion, of which
j a charming variation may be found
; in having the chiffon flowered, although
the groundwork matches the
j material of the frock. For instance,
j with a black frock, frills or rose-patj
terned black chiffon, with a dark blue,
frills of white and pinky-flowered dark
blue chiffon, and then lace and chiffon,
may be blended.
I A Comine Mode.
Fine Brussels net. or fooling, is going
to be largely used to beautify our
thin frocks. More than one dainty creation
displayed in smart shops is
trimmed only with this footing. Bands
of it are set around tbe organdie or
Swiss skirt, in place of tucks, JnsertI
ed id bodice and sleeves, and or. wide
long band serves as a sash with long,
flowing ends. The beautiful effect of
frosty-looking net in this capacity can
be imagined.
Red an<l rink Combined.
A combination of colors most people
would exclaim at has become very popular
this season. It is red and pink,
and brunettes may consider this a
blessing, as it is particularly becoming
to their type. Pink is used for
the foundation of the frock, and it is
trimmed with clusters of cherry or
deep poppy shades that blend with it.
The effect is very rien, and a handsome
gown is tbe result if care is taken
in the shading of the color.
, Buttons Match Hat.
Movable buttons attached to the coat
in such a manner that they car easily
be changed to match each .Vat are the
latest whim.
, Smart Raincoats.
The newest raincoats are very smartly
made men's suitings.
Fancy Biouse.
Box pleats combined with tucks or
shirrings are among the novelties that
are genuinely attractive as well as
new. This pretty waist admits of either
combination and is eminently graceful
and smart. The model is made of
pale blue messaline satin, with yoke
and cuffs of cream lace, and is tucked
between the pleats, but all of the soft
and pliable materials of the season are
appropriate and shirrings can be substituted
for the tucks whenever preferred.
The drop yoke and the deep
by May Nanton.
gauntlet cuffs make noteworthy features,
and the crushed b?lt is both
fashionable and in harmony with th?
design. The back blouses slightly ovei
the belt, but can be drawn down snugly
when preferred.
The waist consists cf the lining, the
front and backs which are arranged
over it. The yoke is separate and is
arranged over the waist after the
sleeves are sewed in. the closing being
made invisibly at the back edge ol
Hie yoke and beneath the bo* pleat
The sleeves are the favorite ones ol
the season arid form sol't full puffe
above the cuffs, but are tucked to fil
the upper arms snugly.
The quantity of material required
for the medium size is four yards
twenty-cne inches wide, three yardi
FANCY BLOCSE.
twenty-seven inches wide, or two
yards forty-four inches wide, with onehalf
yard of silk for belt and one and
three-eiehth yards of all-over lace.
A New Use For Cement.
Mnrbled slabs of colored cement, for
i use ns table tons. etc. are made by '
j pouring the tinted cement in proper
I proportions on plates of highly pol|
ished mirror glass, and then stirring j
i the mass until it begins to solidify.
I When completely dried and hardened
! it is removed from the glass plate. c
i The surface which has been in contact !,
1 with the glass is already finished with j 1
a surface which looks as if it had been j j
| polished, and this finish can be imi
proved upon by brushing the slab with j
1 a diluted solution of potassium silicate. ,
| ;
Eat More Fruit.
Hygienlsts all agree in telling us
! that we do not eat sufficient fruit.
I which is infinitely more productive of
; health and beauty than candy and
pastry.
Ripe apples are especially healthy,
i and children may eat them without
' danger. It is claimed that an apple
eaten at bedtime produces sleep,
j Tears are more tasty than apples.
: hnt not sn hen 1th v unless cooked.
; Prunes have medicinal qualities which j
i cannot be denied, says the Chicago j
j News. Apricots are also more healthy j
; cooked than raw. Peaches are very I
healthy. The most healthy of all fruit, j
! however, is grapes. Gooseberries and
currants are best cooked.
Figs are also excellent; they were in
j great favor with ancient Roman ladies,.
! who always ate them for breakfast.
! Pineapples are said to be the best re- ;
j lief for dyspepsia yet known. Oranges
I are also excellent for some people. |
: Lemons produce cheerfulness and pro- j
! lon^ life.
Fifch Story of ? Cod and a Mc<lal.
! A remarkable codfish story is re*
j ported from Northumberland. A cod\
fish caught at the mouth of the Wans!
beck had in its stomach a gold disk
engraved with the name "William
Drysdale Dudley.''
The disk is now in the possession of
a Blyth gentleman, but it has been
i claimed by Mr. William Drysdale. of
1 Gosforth, near Newcastle-on-Tyne,
f who tells an astonishing tale.
He has, he says, the centre part of
j a medal that was won by his father
! at Dudley poultry show nearly thirty
: years ago. Mr. Drysdale, Jr., lost the
| disk while on a visit to Ashington.
I Northumberland, ten vears aso. His
theory is that the centre was carried
out to sea with refuse and swallowed
by the fieh.?London Express.
Checking: Old Ace.
physiologists long ago noted the fact
that the "burden of years" which
weighs down the physical man is in reality
the burden of osseous deposits
I with which his system in its various
| parts is increasingly clogged. To reI
tard this process is simply a question
of "victuals and drink."' Confine yourself
as closely as possible to those articles
which contain the smallest per
cent of calcareous matter. The cereah
should be largely barred. Eat spar;
ingly of bread, and use fruit, fish.
| poultry, mutton and beef. Drink pond
| water, or better, distilled water. It is
j easily possible to thus slow the process
! of physical decay, and secure better
j health while doing so.
,
Horses Learn.
"The man who does not think that
horses have good, hard sense simply
does not study them." remarked a wellknown
liveryman to a Post man. says
the Washington Tost. "I believe they
1 are the most peculiar as well as the
: best matured of all an in als. I have
! dealt in and bandied horses for many
years, and the more I see of them the
more I am impressed with their intelligence.
Sometimes their intelligence
surpasses anything one would expect
from a dumb animal and would scarcely
be believed by one not acquainted
I with their habits and mental?I sup'
pose mental is proper?capacity."
A Sew Asphalt Deposit.
British authorities have been invesI
tigating a deposit of asphalt rock on
the island of Bahrein, in the Red Sea.
! Laboratory tests as to its quality for
1 paving purposes have proven satisfac|
tory. showing that the material can be
i diluted up to seventy-live per cent,
j with limestone. The asphalt is. how- |
j ever, deemed to be too low in grade to
j be profitably exported to European
! markets, but it is thought that it could
! be sold in India at a price wnscn would j
j make its shipment there practical.
ArtiM Leaves Fortune to Artifttfc.
I Heinrich Vogel. a well-known Geri
man portrait painter, who, however,
! has not done any work for three de'
cades, bns left his whole property, val
I ued at $250.(HH), for the founding of a
| chjlritable institution for artiste.
!
[ j The tolls of the Suez Canal in 1905
' ! were $21,800,000. NY 17
> ;
i WOMEN BREAK DOWN.
; I
I ! Sometimes women ami unu u cuu- i
i i dition of "half invalid." Continual I
; languor?all tired out. run down, back- I
?q ache, nerves shattered, !
S headache, terrible pain, j
^ no appetite, poor diges I
tion. In nine cases out ol j
I ten it's because tbe kid j
neys fail to do their work j
. of filtering the poisonous j
j system waste from the i
blood. The kidneys are j
weak and need the
strengthening help of j
Doan's Kidney Pills. !
Read how these pills j
sical condition when
this condition is caused
by sick kidneys.
Mrs. Sadie Mettles, of 304 W. 4tb
i Ave., Columbus, Ohio, says: "Prior to
! tbe year 1S9S I suffered considerably
i from backache, pain In the head, Iani
guor and depression and weakness of
; the action of the kidneys. The pain j
j was always worse in the morning nnu l
| I felt miserable. I was induced to pro.
I cure a box of Doan's Kidney Pills and
j I began their use. They proved prompl
and effective. Tiiey curcd me. and
there has been no return of the trouble
since takinp them. I owe all the credil
to Doan's Kidney Pills."
A FREE TRIAL of this great kidney
medicine which cured Mrs. Mettle?
will he mailed on application to anj
part of the United States. Address
Foster-Milbnrn Co., Buffalo, N. J. Foi
sale by all druggists, price 00 centj
per bos.
Stub-Ends of Tho-gftil
Ignorance may sometimes be bliss,
... .
>ut u s never promaDje.
If you can't be wise, bo foxy.
To "get next" you must first get busy.
If there were no sinners the saints
vould be out of a job.
There's generally a lot of brass in the
'omposition of a 'knocker."
Where there's a bill there's a way to
;pend It.
It's the man who has demonstrated
lis ability to do things who gets his
jicture in the newspapers and maga*
lines.?Profitable Advertising.
and admiration of her
woman's constant stuc
Mrs. Potts tell their
of all wives and moth
" Dear Mrs. Piottham : ? Lydia
pound will make every mother well,
through nine year3 of miserable existe
I then noticed a statement of a woman
oh* v>&d had from your Vetretat
it would do for me, and used it for thx
was a different womanv the neighbors
love with me all over again. It aeemei
fering with inflammation and falling
that and built up my entire system, t:
6incerely yours, mr9. Chas. F. Bbow^
Vice President Mothers' Club."
Suffering women should not
perienees; lust as surely as she \
ated in lier letter, just so surely w
Compound cure other women v
inflammation of the ovaries, kidi
and nervous prostration. Read
mothers: ?
II '
ma
ham, Lynn, Mass., and you will be
Pinkham's Vegetable Compoun
of cases of female troubles ? curinj
Remember this when you go to yc
Lydia E. Pinkham's
JEs MOTHER CRAY'S
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ff FOR CHILDREN,
. k A Certain Care for Feverisbness,
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i Disorders, and Destroy
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wn'R Hnmo Sample mailed FREE Address,
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bouST Y LAND WARRANTS
issued to <=rldiers ot any war. Write me at or.ceFKA.\K
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FREE to WOMEN
A Large Trial Box and bock of in*
Btructions absolutely Free and Post*
paid, enough to prove the value of
Paxfisie Toilet An fiseptic
Pax tine Is in powder
form lo dissolve la
water ? non-poisonous
jfyjBfflmlflDand farsuperiorto liquid
/&*&?? antiseptics containing:
/-aBSC alcohol which Irritates
' Inflamed surfaces, and
huve no cleansing prop
f'lKO V tnibst I iic buuiciiio
<j?j? ft* PS?, ?* cve|,y 5?o* makes
vDw -?> jBgB j more Antiseptic Solueocs
furthei^hcs more
uses In the family and
^36?T ^47/^ docsmoregoodthanany
antiseptic preparation
The formula of a noted Boston physician,
ar.d used with great success as a Vaginal
Wash, for Lcucorrhcea, Pelvic Catarrh, Nasal
Catarrh, Sore Throat, Sore Eyes, Cuts,
and all soreness of mucus membrane.
In local treatment of female ilia Paxtineis
invaluable. Used as a Vaginal Wash we
challenge the world to produce its equal for
thoroughness. It is a revelation in cleansing
and healing power; it kills all germs which
cause inflammation and discharges.
All leading druggists keep Paxtine; price,50c.
a box; if your? does not, send to usl'orit. Don't
take a substitute ? tliere is nothing like Paxtine.
Write for the Tree Box of Paxtine to-day.
E. PAX10N CO., 7. Pope Bldf?., Boston, Mass.
Thompson's Eye Waiar
p^jy//
To Test Air. J
Take an empty, wide-necked bottle . JjM
capable of holding just nine and a half I
fluid ounces of water. Into this einptjj ]
bottle pour half an ounce of lime water- . ' ?
Let the bottle remain uncovered i.'
room all night. If in the morning the- 9
lime water is milky, the ventilation ]
very bad, indeed. If tbe lime water
becomes milky on your covering th? -. Sjj
bottle mouth with your hand and shafc?
ing the vessel the ventilation is not
sufficiently good. If tbe lime water re?
mains clear the air of that room 1# - >'j|
pure. a 1
W/'i '^^H|
/ife, to retain the love ;M
' husband should be a
ly. Mrs. Brown and
stories for the benefit
ers. M
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Comstrong,
healthy and happy. I dragged
nee, worn out with pain and weariness.
i troubled as I was, and the wonderful
ile Compound, and decided to try what
ee months. At the end of that time I
remarked it, and my husband fell in.
i like a new existence. I had been sufof
the womb, but vour medicine cured
ill I was indeed like a new woman. ?
, 31 Cedar Terrace, Hot Springs, Ark.,
fail to profit by Mrs. Brown's exras
cured of the troubles enumerill
Lydia C. Plnkbam's Vegetable
rho 6uffer from womb troubles,
ley troubles, nervous excitability..
L the story of Mrs. Potts to all
Dxar Mbs. Pikzham : ? During the early
of my married life I was very.delicata ?
ealth. I had two miscarriages, and both
lusband and I felt very badly as we were
ious to have children. A neighbor who
been using Lydia E. Finkham's
jctable Compound advised me to try
nd I decided to do so. I soon felt that
appetite was increasing, the headache*
Jually decreased and finally disappeared,
my general health improved. I felt a?
ew blood coursed through my veins, tho
fgish tired feoling disappeared, and I bec
strong and well.
Within a year after I became the mother
strong healthy child, the joy of our homa
i certainly have a splendid remedy, and I
h every mother knew of it. ? Sincercly
rs, Mbs. A>*na Potts, 510 Park Ave., Hot
ings, Ark."
E you feel that there is anything at all
lsual or puzzling about your case, or
"ou wish confidential advice the
st experienced, write to Mrs. Pinks
advised free of charge. Lydia E.
d has cured and is curing thousands
i ' 'J
U them inexpensively anu ausuiuwij.
air druggist. Insist upon getting
Vegetable Compound.
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"Kavinc taken your wonderful "Casearets" tot
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1 have taken numerous other so-called remedies
. but without avail and 1 find that Cascarets relieve
moro in a day than all the others I have taken
would in a year."
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