^^^S^S^^Sv ?.''"*''' 'Pblnt?cl"' Paragraphs.
Many. . a man on tho. water wagon
never saw^a sprinkling cart.
Girls'"flunk that old bacvheiors
don't understand!women, but widows
^^^^f^ares^may not lie, but figures of
'^^.l^spee^^are.ioften misleading. "
- Some men's natural bent seems to
be patterned after a corkscrew.
. Ignorance is supposed to be bliss,
but;it isn't even a good counterfeit.
BIRDS' 8EN8E OF HUMOR.
Man of Experience Awards Palm to
) Roast Duck.
? "I was reading a. magazine article
.the, other day-I'm always reading
something," said the hardware mer
.ehant, "that had it that Dr. Kennedy
had discovered that birds have a sense
of humor. One of his anecdotes was
to the effect that a robin was feeding
heriyoung with earthworms, when a
j?apow, feigning lameness, appeared on
the edge of the nest with open mouth
and claimed a share of the meal. The
tobin looked the intruder over, picked
up a bit of dead twig that resembled*
a worm, and hastily thrust it into his
throat. The crow was so greedy that
he nearly choked to death before he
realized that he had been deceived. I
can easily believe that, but I've al
ways thought that the bird whose
sense of humor was most highly de
veloped was the duck. A roast duck
will have more fun with you in a
dumb, solemn kind of way than any
thing that wears feathers. I don't
except women or Indians.
'I've taken carving lessons and 1
know just where the joints of a duck
ought to be, but they're" never whero
they ought to be: they're always
somewhere else. What's worse, they're
never located alike in any two ducks.
Again? if you have one duck you can't
make it go around, and if you have
more than one there's too much. And
the way-a duck'II bound and spring off
the knife and go under the table
with' you, if you're not careful, is won
derful. A roast duck, always seems to
say to me:
" 'You've-got me where I can't do a
lot to you, but you'll be sorrier than I
am, at that, before we're through with
one another.' "
LONDON HOUSES COME HIGH.
Large Sums Asked for Residences in
In Park lane, the home of dukes and
South African millionaires, it Is, im
possible to buy a residence under ?. 60,-;
000; whilst for a house in. Park street,
which is not so "select," ?30,000 is j
the minimum that fs required. Berke
ley square is another costly spot, and
there ?ir ;a house now for sale for
which 40,000 guineas is being asked.
'In .Mayfair and Belgravia there is
scarcely a house that has not ccst at
least ?10,000. Perhaps the district
that combines both fashion and com
parative cheapness in the matter of
house value is Chelsea, where a good
^ousehsan he bought for ?3,000. But
.- .'-anywhere in Piccadilly or near Hyde
Park the would-be house purchaser
must' be prepared to pay anything
from ?25,000 to ?100,000.-London
NATURAL BRIDG? OF AGATE.
Arizona Claims This Wonder In Its
Famous Petrified Forest.
There ls unending variety of mar
velous sights to be seen in the pet
rifi?d^oi?st fcovering thousands of
?er?is in the .eastern part of Arizona,
but what IsTegarded as the . greatest
^i;^jpf_all is the bridge of petrified wood.
?ssS??w?MS-^ trunk span
" / ning a, canyon-like ravine fifty feet
wide--a bridge of agate and jasper
overhanging tho only clump of living
trees found-within the forest's bord
ers. Bach end of the log is embed
'^d'ed -in shale and sandstone; leaving
100-feet of it either wholly or partly
exposed. How much of its length still
remains completely buried is un
known, but each year the action of the
elements brings more into view.
So far, time has graciously spared
the integrity of this natural curiosity,
but in the last few years the log has
begun to show signs of yielding to the
natural inclination of petrified trees
?ndin several places transverse cracks,
appear. Fearing that the bridge
Would tumble to destruction the gov
ernment has recently had two stone
abutments erected under it, making of
. .it a-bridge of three spans. This no
doubt will preserve It for at least sev
?fl^ra! years yet.
r;.A Kipling Souvenir, -:
Of an interesting Kipling relic,'
Charles Warren Stoddard writes:
?^Li?lhe "object that first caught my
? 'eye was an old desk, black with age,
."";arid;no doubt rheumatic in every joint.
Its lid was a solid panel, but curved
in the fashion of a . roll-top desk.
Across the length of it, ?cut deep in
large letters, such as schoolboys love
tp carve was this legend.:
" 'Oft was I weary when I tolled at
..';'"So sang the galley slave in a
faultless verse; and so, in the hour
of triumph, Rudyard Kipling graved
^'upon the cover of the desk at which
he wo? his fame."-National Maga
The millennium will be due when
; "women-are paid wages that will enable
thent 'tb- support husbands as they
sKouid" ^ So. 40.
A woman runs almost as fast when
ahelees; aj mouse as a man does when
'he^ears a baby crying.
fd NOTICED IT
A Tonne Lndy From i?cw Jersey Fnt lier
TVlti to Work.
"Coffee gave me.terrible spells of in
digestion which, coming on every week
or ,so, made my life wretched until
some one told .me that the coffee I
drank was to blame. That seemed
nonsense; but I noticed these attacks
used to corn? on shortly after eating
and were accompanied by such excru
lil elating pains in the pit of the stomach
.. that I could only find relief by loosen
ing, my clothing and lying down.
"If circumstances made it impossible
for me to He down I spent hours in
.^great misery. /
}'. "I refused to really believe it was
the coffee until finally I thought a trial
Would at least do no harm, so I quit
coffee in 1901 and began on Postum.
p My troubles left entirely and convinced
?me of-the cause.
??V? "Postum brought no discomfort, nor
did indigestion follow its use. I have
had no return of the trouble since I
Jbegan to drink-Postum. It has built
v- :m??up, restor?d my health and given
mea new Interest in life. It certainly
I "Hk ?' joy to be well again." Name given
try Posfcim Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
Keoa the little hook, "The Road .to
Notes of Southern Cottoa Mills and
Other Manufacturing Enterprises.
. Big Cotton M?l Plant.
JThe purchasers of the Tennessee
Manufacturing Co.'s hig cotton mill
plant will spend $205,000 foi- new
machinery with which to fit up Mill
No. 2, which is to be run by W. R.
Odell and associates. Not long since
it was announced that Mr. Odell, of
North Carolina, and a number of local
capitalists had purchased the Tennes
see Manufacturing Co.'s property in
North Nashville for $145,000. That
these gentlemen are in earnest is
shown by the fact that they have
taken out their charter, that it has
been registered at the office of the
Secretary of State and the company is
now in existence. The capital stock
of the company is placed at $200,000,
and the new concern is to be known
by the corporate name of the Warioto
Cotton Mills. The purchasers will
hardly get possesion of the property,
however, before July 1, 1906, owing \ y
the fact that George Goodwin has a
lease on it until that time." Mill No. 1
been sold to the Morgan Hamilton
Co., to be used by them as a bag fact
ory. The incorporators of the Wari
oto Cotton Mills will meet for organi
zation on^ept. 2S. Thc incorporatoi-s
are J. B.. Morgan, William Nelson,
Joseph H. Thompson, Edwin Warner
and M. J. Smith.
Change in Management.
An almost complete change in the
management of the Union Cotton
Mills, was effected at a meeting of the.
stockholders recently. At this meet
ing, four directors and the treasurer,
T. C. Duncan, resigned and in the.
subsequent election the following well
known and substantial business men
were elected directors of the Union
Cotton Mills : Emslie Nicholson, presi
dent Monarch Cotton Mills; T. C.
Duncan, president Union and Buffalo
Mills, all of Union : H. C. Fleitmany
capitalist, New York ; W. M. Win
chester, banker, Spartanburg; E. W.
Roberson, Banker, Columbia, Direc
tors Buffalo Mills : F. M. Farr, pres
dent National Bank; A. H. Foster,
capitalist; T. C. Duncan, all of Union:
with the-same out-of-town directors
..as thV Union Mills.
Mr. E."W. Roberson, of Columbia,
.was elected treasurer of both mills,
and has entire management of the fi
Expert accountants are now going
over, the books of thc Buffalo Mills
and until their reports arc handed
in nothing can be known of the lia
bilities of the mill.
The Union Cotton Mill runs 96,000.
spindles and 2,300 looms,"has a capital
stock of $1,1000,000. and employs
1,200 persons.* Thc equipment of the
Buffalo Mill comprises 64,000_ spindles
and 2,000 looms,. SOO people being em
Power and Mill Company.
The Anthony Shoal Power and Mill
Company has been purchased by John
H. Fitzpatrick; of Washington, Ga.
He expects to spend several hundred
thousand dollars in developing this
power; and will begin work at once.
Within a radius of 40 miles there is
now being used more , than 50,000
?team horse power, at'a cost pf from
$36 to . $50 per horse power, all of
.which he. will be in a position to
furnish at a lower rate. "The shoals
are located about half-way between
Washington and Tiberton, and as soon
as the power is developed Mr. Fitz
. patrick will have all rarangements
made for building an electric line be
tween thc two places. He also ex
pects to build... a- cotton factory at
Washington and at the Shoals.
- The State has chartered the Flora
Cotton Mill Company to build and
operate mills there to manufacture
yarns and cloth. The authorized cap
ital stock is $400,000, of which $15,000
has been paid in by Henry W. Lily,.
W. D. McNeill and J. K.'S. #ay. Half
the stock is preferred and on this 7
per cent, and no more is guaranteed.
i At the last meeting of the Augusta,
council, Gwin'H. Nixon applied for
water power for the Warwick Mills,
which a part of capitalists had pur
chased from the city. Council left the
matter in .the hands of a committee,
who returned a favorable answer to
Mr. Nixon. The opening of the mill
\^.UD:me.an' aLlarger output of cotton
goods. Mr. Nixon, when seen in re
gard to the matter, refused to make
any statement except to admit that
the mill would be re-opened, but it is
generally rumored on the street that
the corporation intends building up
the property with thc intention of
making a sale, .
The Rhode IslandMill ps having
plans and specifications prepared for
the erection of a 100 by 200 foot ad
dition to its building.. It was announ
ced in June that the enlargement had
been decided upon and that 200 looms
would he installed. The looms will
weave cotton blankets. About $12,
000 will be the cost of improvements.
The Swift Manufacturing Company
will probably let the contract for its
new cotton mill about October 1.
The Eagle and Phoenix Mills have
received two more car -loads of looms
for their new weaving rooms, which
are being fitted with four box Cromp
ton & Knowles looms. Six more cars
are expected in a few days.
will be quite a handsome improvement
and will mean something like $100,000
more invested in cotton manufactu
ring in Columbus.
It seems to he an established fas!
that thc Dukes at. Durham will, at ar
early day, start up thc Coleman Mill:
Steamer Destroyed by Fire.
Chefoo, By Cable-The coasting
steamer Hsiesho, plying between
Shanghai and Tienstin struck and was
totally destroyed by a mine ninety
miles south of the Shantung Promon
tory Saturday morning. Fifteen per-'
sons on board the vessel were drowned
.among them being. Engineer Mauchan
and . Muir. Thc foreign passengers
and a portion of .the crew of thc
EJsiesho were rescued by two pass jug |
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News of the Day.
In the explosion on the battleship
Mikasa it is now reported that 256
were killed and 343 wounded.
His physicians say that Baron Ko
mura, who is ill in a New York hotel,
has typhoid fever.
Russian and_ Japanese generals mei
Russian and Japanese generals met
at Shaboth, Manchuria, to arrange an
armistice between the armies of Oy
ama and Linevitch.
Supreme Chancellor Shively has de
cided that no negro can legally be a
member of the Knights of Pythias.
The investigation of thc "L,J
wreck in New York, which killed and
wounded 40 persons Monday, we be
Frederick Cromwell, treasurer of
the Mutual Life Insurance Company,
delivered an extended defense of the
syndicate and trust company scheme
in connection with insurance compan
ies, before the Now York legislative
The situation in the:':'Gaucasus is
timare alarming, fully-^l/OOO persons
?laving been shot down, according to
Cholera is spreading steadily in
Prussia, where 15 new cases develop
ed in 24 hours.
Venzueala has expelled the manag
er of the French Cable Company be
cause he protested against the closing
ol' the companys offices.
Police reports state that 400 police
men and firemen were wounded in
the Tokio riots, while nine civillians
were killed aud 4S7 wounded.
Western learning is to bc made an
essential to employment in the Chin*
cse civil service.
Five thousand mineAvcrkers parad?
ed at Mahanoy City, l'a., in honor of
John Mitchell, president of the mine
Thc book of life will bc good read
ing of His Word i? on the pages of
memory, v '*
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SOUTH CAROLINA CROP BULLETIN
Weather Conditions Given Out by the
The South Carolina section of tho
climate and crop service of the De
partment of Agriculture issues the
following official bulletin of weather
and crop conditions for the past
The week ending Monday, Septem
ber 25th, was one of extreme heat,
with the weekly mean temperature
about six degrees per day above nor
mal. The temperature extremes were
a maximum of 9S degrees at Bates
burg and Blackville on the 20th and
a minimum of 57 at. Spartanburg on
the 23rd. There was very little cloud
iness in thc western portion and con
siderable in the eastern and south
Drought continues in the central
and western counties, while the east
ern and southern counties had copi
ous rains on the 20th and 21st,
amounting in many places to between
one and two inches. A few localities
had beneficial showers in the west,
but over the larger part of that sec
tion of thc State lhere was no rain
or merely a trace. ' .
The weather was favorable foi
gathering crops, except in a few east
ern localities, and much hay was sav
ed in fine condition, and fair progress
was made iii cutting- and curing pea
vines. Over the larger portion of the
State the ground is too dry for plow
ing and fall seeding operations, and
less than thc usual amount of oats,
or other grains have been sown. The
dry weather was also inimical to late
corn, fall root crops and pastures.
Over the easteru cum tics minor crops
have sufficient moisture and are do
Cotton continacs to open rapidly in
all sections, and it is opening prema
turely over a large portion ot' the
western half of thc State, but there
is no perceptible change in the con
dition of the crop, nor in the pros
pective yield which is smaller than
last year in all parts: The weather
was favorable for picking, with some
interruption in the east, where some
open cotton was damaged by rain
both this and last week.
Fall truck was favored by the rains
on the 21st, but some hay on the
ground was damaged along the coast.
In other parts of the State haying
progressed rapidly and favorably.
J. W. Bauer, Section Director.
Sues Clemson College For Alleged
Anderson, Special.-A suit has been
instituted in thc court of common
pleas for Oconec county in the name
ol: Dr. John Hopkins of Seneca as
plaintiff, against tiie trustees of Clem
son College. Dr. Hopkins owns a
plantation on Seneca river a short dis
tance below the college experimental
farm, and he alleges that he has been
damaged by overflows through the
building of a d}rkc on thc college'
farm. He clams damages in the sum
of $8,000. The trustees have employ
ed counsel to represent the interests j
of the college.
The Cape Romain Lands.
The attorney general has advised
recently that the deed from the sink
ing fund commission to thc Cape Ro
main Land and Improvement company
is void. This deed is recorded in
book C of duplicate titles, and dated
February 12, 1398. The reason that
it is said to be void is because it
attempts to convey lands under navi
gable waters of the State. The sink
ing fund commission adopted the fol
lowing resolution. "That the clerk of
the commission notify ali claimants
under s?id deed that they will be
treated as tresspassers on the prop
erty attempted to be conveyed there
The Union and Buffalo Mills.
Union, Special.-Thc situation in
regard to the condition of ai?airs at
the Union and Buffalo mills remains
unchanged and everything has been
extremely quiet. The current ru
mors of the past several days have
died out and everywhere the opinion
is expressed that the mills will.con
tinue and that there will be neither
panic nor financial disaster.
Waste Mill For Spartanburg.
Spartanburg, Special-The latest
addition to bc added to Spartanburg's
long list of industrial enterprises is a
waste mill, which Avili bc established
by thc Hoffman-Carr Manufacturing
Company, of New York. The plant
will involve the expenditure of at
least $200,000, and will be located
near thc Spartanburg Junction. Re
cently Messrs. Hoffman and Carr
came to the city and inspected thc
territory, and subsequently decided
that here was thc most advantageous
location-for theil- plant.
Thc number of students now enroll
ed at' the Presbyterian College of
South Carolina is .103; thc number
last year at the opening was- 71. The
enrollment this session will reach at
least 110. The dormitory is tilled
and an adjacent building has been
rented. A majority of the old stud
ents have returned this year; and all
of the old students wish the college
to remain in Clinton.
A mass meeting has been called for
next Sunday in Anderson to discuss
the establishment of a hospital there.
Thc preliminary examination of
Mr. Bleasc, who killed his brother
in-law some time ago, was held Fri
City Sergeant Cox, of Aleandria,
holds an automobile that will seat 40
passengers and that is to bc sold by
order of court.
"Prophet" Dowie Stricken.
Chicago, Special.-John Alexander
Dowie, who claims to he the Reincar
nation of the Prophet Elijah, and to
have divine power to cure all diseases,
has been stricken with paralysis.
Dowie is on his way to Mexico, and
tho disease attacked him while on
the train. In a letter to his followers
~t Zion City, Dowie announces that
he lias chosen his successor, but that
Ihc name will not bo revealed until
after his death.
"Alf" Churoh Vouched for Him.
It is only a few years since Woon
socket missed for good the familiar
face of "Alf" Church, for a long time
deputy sheriff and chief of police, a
man who was straightforward and
blunt in all his dealings.
One day a grocer went to "Alf" for
information about a certain "Joe"
White, who had applied for credit and
a book at his store, and the following
"Good mornin', Mr. Church..**
"Do you know Joe White?" .
"What kind of a feller ls he?'
"Is ho honest?"
"Honest? I should Bay so. Been
arrested twice for stealing and acquit
ted both times."-Boston Herald.
Fought Duel With Water.
. Very absurd was a due/ which was
fought not long ago in front of the
railway station at Antwerp. Two bur
gesses of Liege, after a day's sightsee
ing, adjourned ? to a cafe for refresh
ment, and there began a dispute which
led to hot words and finally to blows.
Nothing but blood could efface the
mutual insults, but as no deadly wea
pons were available the caf? proprie
tor suggested that the arfair could be
just as well settled with douches, and
he provided each combatant with a
portable waterplpe. For several min
utes the- duelists leveled their chilly*
weapons at each other; until, drench
ed to the skin, their passions were so
effectually cooled they were glad to
shahe hands and rush away to change
Intelligence vs. Docility.
Will people who talk about dogs
ever learn to differentiate between In
telligence ? and docility? The word
"intelligent" is used almost universal
ly in talking and writing, when peo
ple1 mean, docility; 1. e., the readiness
of the animal to accept instruction,
says Joseph A. Graham in Outing.
Now, as in human beings, docility is
likely to be an evidence of second
rate intelligence, and tho degree of
intelligence is likely to appear when
the animal is doing things on his own
hook. It makes no great difference,
but to the man who tries to think
accurately the constant parado of an
obedient animal as one cf excepronal
mental ability is painful.
Rich Sago Pudding.-Here is a rec;
ipe for the favorite pudding of a
housekeeper of the last generation,
who served it to ber family after the
simple Sunday dinner customary ia
her day: Soak six heaping teaspoon
fuls of sago in a quart of sweet milk
for five hours. Then add a quart of
boiling milk. Cook till soft. Beat
the yolks of six eggs in a pudding
dish with a teacup of sugar and a lit
tle nutmeg. Then when the sago is
soft stir it into the eggs and sugar.
, Bake twenty minutes. A'^r the pud
ding has been set away to cool beat
up the whites of the six eggs until
they are a stiff froth and fold into
'them three tablespoonfuls of sugar.
Spread this meringue over the top of
the pudding and brown it in the oven.
A little jelly ls sometimes spread over
the pudding before adding the mer
"So you think I play the fool more
than I did six months ago, eh?" sala
the husband. "How do you figure
"I think lt must be due to the fact
that tho days are longer now," an
swered the better half of the combla?
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For the purpose of scientifically ex
ploring the atmosphere, Comte de Cas
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on June 7 in his balloon Centaure,
taking with him M. Joseph Jaubert,
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mills and shops tens of thousands arc
on the never-ceasing treadmill, earning
their daily bread.
All a-e subject to the same physical
laws; all suffer alike from the same
physical disturbance, and the nature of
their duties, in many cases, quickly
drifts them into the horrors of ail
kinds of female complaints, ovarian
troubles, ulceration, falling and dis
placements of the womb, leucorrhoa,
or perhaps irregularity or suppression
of "monthly periods,'' causing back
ache, nervousness, irritability and
Women who stand on their feet all
day are more susceptible to these
troubles than others.
They especially require an invigorat
ing;, sustaining medicine which will
strengthen the female organism and
enable them to bear easily the fatigues
of the clay, to sleep well at night, and
to rise refreshed and cheerful.
How distressing to see a woman
struggling to earn a livelihood or per
form her household duties when her
back and head are aching, she is so
tired she can hardly drag about or
standup, and every movement causes
pain, the origin of which is due to
some derangement of the female or
Miss F. Orser of 14 Warrenton Street,
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Cam:
A Generous Host.
The "Tatler" tells the following
story of the lavish generosity of Baron
Alphonse de Rothschild: On one oe
casion when King Edward (then
Prince of Wales) announced his in
tention of lunching with the Baron,
the latter, hearing that there waa
nothing his distinguished guest liked
so much as roast beef of old England,
sent a messenger by special train .to
London for a specimen sirloin and
brought over the chef of the. Marl
borough club to ensure the success of
the cooking. The cost of the joint
amounted to ?4C0.
FITSper jnnnently cured. >"o fi rs or nervous
ness after first day's use of Dr. Kl'no's Great
Kcr-VcGcslcrer.S'Jt ria ? bettele? ad treatise frcs
Dr.lUf Ki TS K. ly d ,i:31Ar. :>St .Pliila.,F?.
More than 2000 neople earn a Hying in
Paris bv fortune-telling.
Sirs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup Tor Children
? ion .allays pai.i;ciircs wind r. .-> jc,25e. ?, bottle
.Sir Isaac Holden used lo get recreation
out ol compulsory walking
j am sure Pisa's Curo lor Consumption savod
my life three years a::o.-Mrs. THOMAS ROB
KKTS, Maple St.; Xorwlca, N.Y.. Fob. 17,180?
The native of India has an average life
of twenty-four years.
Yellow Fever and Malaria Germs
Are instantly killed by the use of six drops
of Sloan's Liniment on a teaspoonful ol
sugar, it is also an excellent antiseptic.
A penny is estimated to change hands
about 125,000 times in its life.
? man tips the scales when he drops
a penny in the slot.
A Kanga? City Woman's Terrible Exper
ience With Kidney Sickness.
Mrs. Mary Cogin, 20th St. and Cleve
land Ave., Kansas City, Mo., says:
"For years I
was run down,
weak, lame and
sore. The kid
were too fre
up my ankles
until they were
a sight to be
gave me up,
but I began
using Doa n's
Kidney Pills, and the remedy cured
me so that I have been well ever since,
and have had a flue baby, the first in
rive that was not prematurely born."
Sold by all dealer.1;. 50 cents a bos.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
"Papa, what is the meaning of the
expression, 'animated bustle?'"
"Where did you see it used?"
"This story says: 'At the picnic
there was all at once an animated
"Oh, some one undoubtedly sat oa
an ant hill."-Houston Post. .
-A SURE CURE FOR
and nil disorders ortho Stomach and
Bowels. 50c. ? bottle at drug stores.
MONEY $ 3 $ Wri?e?5?;5aT'
Thompson's Eye Waler
y otho: dye. One Wc pa&agre colors all fibers. They i
for iroo booklet-How to Dye, Bleach and Mix Color*.
TO FARMERS AN
you cannot spend years and do
buy the knowledge required bj
cents. You want them to pay 1
them as a diversion. In order to handle
tiling about them. To meet this want w<
of a practical poultry raiser for (Only 2!
a man who put all his mind, and time, c
en raising-not as a pastime, but as a bus
ty-five years' work, you can save many C
earn dollars for you. The point ls, that
Poultry Yard as soon ail it appears, and \
teach you. It tells how to detect and eui
fattening; which Fowls to save for bre<
you should know on this subject to mak<
nv? cents tn stamps. BOOK PUBLISHI?
9 Easier-Interesting State
ig Lady in Boston .
Boston, tells women how to avoid such
suffering ; she writes:
Dear Mrs. Pinkham:
"I suffered misery for several years with
irregular menstruation. Mv back ached; I
had Dearing down poins, ana frequent head
aches; I could not sloop and could hardly
drag around. I consulted two physicians
without relief, and as a last report, I tried
Lydia E. PinkharuWogetablo Compound, and
to my surprise, every ach3 and pain left mo.
I gained, ten pounds and am in perfect beal ta.*
Miss Pearl Ackers of 327 North Sum
mer Street, Nashville, Tenn., writes:
Dear Mrs. Pinkham:
" I suffered wta painful periods, severo
backache, bearing-down pains, pains across
the abdomen; was very nervous and irrita?
ble. and my trouble grew worso every month.
" My physician failed to help mo and I
decided to try Lydia K Pinkham s Vegetablo
Compound. I soon found it was doing ma
goad.- All my pains aud nebo* disappeared,
and I no longer fear my monthly periods."
Lydia E. Pinkhara's Vegetable Com
pound is the unfailing cure for*all these
troubles, lt strengthens the proper
muscles, and displacement with all ita
horrors will no more crush you.
Backache, dizziness, fainting, bear
ing down pains, disordered stomach,
moodiness, dislike of friends and society
-all symptoms of the ono. cause-will
be quickly dispelled, and it will mako
you strong and well.
You can tell thc story of your suf
ferings to a woman, and receive help
ful advice free of cost. Address Mrs.
Pinkham, Lynn, Mass.
??wm?j S?gceeds Whare Others Fal!.
Don't Get Wet!
will keep you dry as
nothing else will, because
they, are thc product of
tlie best materials and
seventy years' experi
encc in manufacturing.
A. J. TOWER CO.
?w TOWEE CO., ltd.
**#??Rl?? Toronto, Can.
W. L. Douglas 54.00 Gilt Edge Lino
cannot be equalled at any price.
> W.t. DOUGLAS MAKESAND SELLS
MORE M EH'S $3.50 SHOES TH AM
AN? OTHER tWAP?UFAGT?REf?.
in fl fill REWARD to anyone who can
i UjUUU disprovs-thls statement.
W. L. Douglas $3.50 shoes have by their ex
cellent style, easy fitting, end superior wea ring
Qua! i tie?, achier crt thc largest sale of any 53.50
shoe In the world. They are just as good AS
thor? that cost you $S.OO to $7.00 - the only
difference b the price. If I could take you Into
my factory at Brockton, Mass., the largest ia
thu world under one roof making men's fine
shoes, and show you the care with which every
pair of Douglas shoes is made, you would realize
why W. L. Douglas $3.50 shoes ore the best
shoes produced In the world.
lil could show you the difference between the
shoes made in my factory and those of other
makes, you would understand why Douglas
$3.50 shoes cost more to make, why they hold
their shape, flt better, wear longer, and ere of
greater intrinsic vnluc than any other $3.50
shoe on the market to-day.
W. L. DoupFss Sipo^g Hf adc Shoes for
??ss7. ?2. SQ, $2. OD. Boya' School St
Dr csu Skacs,$2.BO, $2, $1.75,$1.8Q
CAUTION.-Insist upon having W.L.Dong
las shoos. Tnko no substitute. None genuino
without his name and price stampod on bottom.
WANTED. A sh"e dealer inevery town whero
W. L. Donslns Shoes aro not sold. Full line of
samples sent freo for inspection upon request.
Fast Color Eyelets used; they will not wear brassy.
Write for Illustrated Catalog of Fall Stylos.
W. IN DOUGLAS, Brockton, Mass.
troubled with ills peculiar to ._
their sex, used as a douche is marvelously suc
cessful. Thoroughly cleanses, kills disease germs,
stops discharges, heals inflammation and local
soreness, cures leucorrhoa and nasal catarrh.
Pax tine is in powder form to be dissolved indore
water, and is far more cleansing, healing, germicidal
and economical dian liquid antiseptics for all
TOILET AND WOMEN'S SPECIAL USES i
For sale at druggists, 50 cents a box.
Trial Box and Bock of Instructions Free, \
THC R. PAXTON COMPANY BOSTON. MASO.'
rnTJT rtn-n A PET/ Shorthand and Bookkeeping.
lLLllU??r111 A thorough business course,
Railroad accounting. Ourgraduatcs cover the
Sonrh : positions guaranteed; catalogue free.
AMERICAN TELEGRAPH AND COM
MERCIAL COLLEGE, MUledgcvillo, Ga?
CURES WHERE ALI ELSE FAILS.
I Beat Cough Syrup. Tastes 3ood. uso
In ttme. Sold by drum lita.
t??t?k'J?^W'Sr hs!ter thin any other dye, Yon'
MONROE DRUG CO., Unionvillc. Missouri.
D POULTRY M EN! -
;AR.N MONEY Sy?u &ve h&ft
* You cannot do thl?
unless you understand them and know
how.to cater to their requirements, and
ilar?j learning by experience, so you must
fothers. Wc offer this to you for only 25
their own way oven if you merely keep
Fowls judiciously, you must know some*
} are selling a book giving the experienA
JC.) twenty-five years. It was written bjf
ind money to making a success of Chicle?
Jineas-and if you will profit by his tweh?
.hicks annually, and make ypur Fowl?
ye u must be sure to detect trouble in the
enow how to -remedy it. This book will
re disease; to feed for eggs and also for
?ding purposes; and everything, indeed
i it profitable. Sent postpaid for twonty
<G HOUSE, 134 Leonard St. New York City
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