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THE BARRIER By Rex Beach Copyright, 1903. by Harper & Brothers (isile looked up from bcucath bis thatch of brow and asked quietly: "\vhj A "\ou 'member story 1 tol* yon wan dny two, Tree mont* ago," Poleon rc marUoil, with apparent evasion, *''bout Johnny Piatt w'at I ketch on do Por cuplue all et up by skcetcr bugs?" "I do," answered Gale. "Wanl"—he met their eyes square ly. then drew another long breath from his cigarette—"I'm jus* liopln* nobody don' pick it up dis Uuunion fellor de same way. Mebbe dey fin' "hoes ban's tie' bchiu' 'imi wit' piece'of he»3 shirt." "Good God!" cried the trader, start ing to his feet. "You—youM— "Of course I'm jus* s'posin'. lie was feel purty good w'en I lef. He was feel ro ffood tak* bees coat for keep In* off dem bugs from me, blccause 1 lef It my own sliirt on do canoe. He's nice feller dat way. He give up easy. Ba posh, I never see worse place for skeeters!" Gale fell silent, and "No Creek" Lee bc an to trtveur in little, useless, inef fective oath?, which wore but two ways of showing similar emotions. Then the former stepped lip and laid a.bhj hand upon Poleon's shoulder. "That saves us quite a trip." he said. Talher Harnum found the throe still talking in the store when he had fin ished an houV's counsel with Necia, so came straight to the point. It was work that delighted his soul, for he loved the girl and had formed a strong admiration for tiurrell. rJ he priest returned to Necia after giving directions about the wedding, leaving the trader and Poleon alone. "I s'pose it's best," said the former. "Yes" "Heats the deuce, though, how things work out, don't it?" "I'm glad for see dls day," said the Frenchman. "lie's good man. an* he ain' never goln* to hurt her uone." He paused. "Dere's jus* wan t'ing I want for ask It of you, John. You 'member dat day we stop on do birch grove an* you splk 'bout her an' tol' rae dose story 'bout her modcr. Waal, I was dreamin' dat tnm\ so I'm goln' ,.. ask it you now don' never toll her Vat I said." "Doesn't she know, my boy?" "No. I ain' never spoke 'bout love. She t'inks I'm brodcr wit' her, an'— dill's Wat Ijtin, ba gar!" He could not hold his voice even—It broke with him—hut he avoided the old man's gaze. Gale look him by the shoulders "There ain't nothing so cruel in the world as gentlewoman." said he. "but .she wouldn't'hurt you for all the world, Poleon only the blaze of this other thing has blinded hi'r. She can't see nothing for the light of this new love of hers." "1 know! Dai's w'y—nobody onder Stan's but you an' me." Gsilo looked out through the open door, past the sunlit river which came from a land of mystery and vanished into a valley of forgoifuliM'ss? past the .- forest and the hills, in his deep tset ,ojes the light of a wondrous love th tt ,l had Ihed with him the.-o many weary jeais, and said: "Nobody else can understand but me. I know how it Is. 1 ir-d oven a ^harder thing to bear, lor you'll know she's Itnppy at least, while I"- Ills voice trembled, but sifter a pause he .^ continued: "They neither of them uu» deist md what you've done for them. ft It was you that brought her hack ^,IUit some time they'll learu how great their debt Is and thank you. It'll take them years ai)d years, however,Au..l -when they do they'll telK their babes of juu. PoleoD. so that your name.-will nou'r die. 1 loved her mother, but "''don't think I could have done what you did." "She's purty hard t'ing, for sure, bat ain' t'ink 'bout Poleon Doret none w'en I'm doin* it. No Pm t'ink 'bout her all de tarn'. She's 11*1* gal, an' I'm ft beeg. strong feller w'at don' matter much an* w'at ain* know much. *cep .siugin an' lovin' her. I'm see for sure "••••.•now dat I ain' fit for her I'm beeg. M-ough. Jlghtin' feller w'at can't read, aif she's de beam of sunlight w'at blin* my tjos." I I a a I a in time, but I've lived my life In the open, and I know you won't. I didn't." "1 don* waut lo forget!" the brown ^,-imnn cried hurriedly. "1-e bon Dleu would uot let mo forget, it's all I've r'.v«ol to keep wit* uie w'en I'm lookin' s* foi my *new countree/" ,*,* "You're not goln' to look for that K*, 'new country* any more," Gale replied. "Today," said the other quietly, "dls afternoon. De blood in me Is 'y callin' for travel, John. I'm llvln' here on dis place five year dis fall, an' dat's '^Vlotig lain' for voyageur. I'm hongry for hear do ax in de woods an' de moose blow at sundown. 1 waut for see the campiire t'rough de brush w'en I (ome from trap de fox an' dem little ..wild fellers. 1 waut to smell smoke in de dusk. My work she's tiulsh here, sh .bo I'm paddle away today, an' I'll tin' dat pi,ice dis tarn', for sure. She's over dere." He raised his loug arm and pointed to the dim mountains that iT liid the valley of the Koyukuk, the val ley that called good men and strong year after year and took them to it self. "IIa\ you heard the news from the creeks? Your claims are blauks. Your men have quit." The Frenchman shook his head sad ly, then smiled—a wistful little smile. "Waal, it's better 1 lose dau you or Necia. I ain' de lucky kin', dat's all, an', alter all, w'at good to me is rlche gol' mine? I ain' got no use for money any more." The^ stood in the doorway together, two rugged, stalwart figures, different in blood and birth aud every other thing, yet brothers withal whom the ebb and flow'of the far places had thrown together and now drew apart again. And they were sad, these two, -•. for their love was deeper ihan comes to other people, and they knew this •was farewell, so they remained thus side by side, two dumb, sorrowful men, v. untll they wore addressed by a person who hurried from the town. ne camp as an apparition bearing the voice of "No Creek" l.ee, the rain ing king, but in no other way showing slrjii »r symbol of their old friend. Its style of face and curious outfit were utterly foreign to the miner, for he had been bearded with the robust, un kempt growth of many years, tanned »o leithery hue and rarbed peren* nlftl'v In tl.e iiV I: of a ^earecrow, Ma .' tills cr?:M*:ie was shaved and clipped and euiri.d, and the clothes it Jit' 3vere pf. ujuuy startling liuesT us iace was scraped. so clean u/ whiskers as to bo a pallid white, but lack of adornment ended at this point, and the rest was overladen wondrous ly, while from the center of the half brown, half white face *t be long, red nose of Lee rftn out. Besido it rolled his lonesome eye. alive with excite mont. He cjitne up with a strut, illumining the landscape, and inquired: "Well, how do 1 look':" "I'm darned if I know," said Gale. "But It's plumb unusual." "These here shoes leak," said the speetarie. pulling up his baggy trou sers io display ills tan footgear, "bo cause they was made for dry goln'. That's why they left the tops off, but they've got a nice, healthy color, ain't they? As a whole, it seems to me I'm sort of nifty. But I'm a plain man without conceit. Now let's proceed with the obsequies." It was a very simple, unpretentious ceremony that took place inside the long, low bouse of logs, aud yet it was A blanketed mau wpon a strctehcr car ried by a doctor and a priesL a wonderful thing to the dark, shy maid who hearkened so breathlessly beside the mau she bad singled out When they had done hejtumed uud took her rcvereutly in his arms and kissed her before them all. Then she went and stood beside Gale and the red wife who was no wife and said simply: "I am very happy." The old man stooped and for the first time in her memory pressed his lips to hers, then went out into the sunlight, where he might be alone with himself and the memory of that other Merridy. The first word of the wedding was borne by Father Barnura, who went aloue to the cabin where the girl's fa ther lay, entering with trepidation. He was there a long time alone with Stark, and when he returned to Gale's house he would answer no questions. "He is a strange man, a wonderful ly strange man—unrepentant and wicked. But I can't tell you what ho said. Have a little patience and you will soon know." The mail boat, which had arrived au hour after the mission boat, was ready to continue its run when just as it blew a warning blast dowu the street of the camp came a procession so strange for this land that men stop ped, eyed it curiously and whispered among themselves. It was a blanket ed man upon a stretcher, carried by a doctor and a priest. The face was muffled so that the idlers could not make it out, and when they inquired they received no answer from the car riers, who pursued their course im passively down the runway to the wa ter's edge and up the gangplank to the deck. When the boat had gone and the last faint cough of its towering slacks had died away Father Barnum turned to his friends: "He has gone away, uot for a day, but for all time. He is a strange man, and some things he said I could not understand. At first 1 feared greatly, for when I told him what had occur red—of Neeia's return and of her marriage—he became so enraged I thought he would burst open his wounds and die from his very fury. But I talked a long, long time with him, and gradually 1 came to know somewhat of his queer, disordered soul. He could not bring himself to face defeat In the eyes of men or to see the knowledge of it In their bear ing. Therefore lie lied. He told me that he would be a hunted animal all his life, that the news of his whipping would travel ahead of him and that his enemies would search him out to take advantage of him. He said the only decent thing he could or would do was to leave the daughter he had never known to that happiness he had never experienced and wished me to tell her that she was very much like her mother, who was the best woman in the world." CHAPTER XIX. THE CALI. OK TUB THEUKlamentationOREADS. were mingled rejoicing and in the house hold of John (Jale this after noon. Molly and Johnny wore in the throes of an overwhelming sor row the noise of which might be heard from the barracks to the Indian vil lage. They wore sparing of tears, as a rule, but when they, did give way to woe they published it abroad, yelling with utter abandou, their black eyes puckered up, their mouths distended into squares, from which came such a measure of sound as to rack the ears and burden the air heavily with sad ness. Poleon was going away—their own particular Poleon! They had found the French Canadian at the riv er with their father loading his canoe, and they had asked him whither he fared. When the meaning of his words struck home they looked at each other in dismay then, bred as they were to mask emotion, they joined bands and trudged silently back up the bank with lining eyes aud chins a-quiver until they gaiucd the rear of the house. Here they sat down all for lorn and began to weep bitterly and in an ascending crescendo. "What's ihe mailer with you tikes, anyhow?" inquired the lieutenaut. He hud always filled them with a speech less awe. lie was a nice man, they had both agreed long ago, and very splendid to the eye, but he was noth ing like Poleon. who was one of them, only somewhat bigger. "Come, now! Tell me ail about it," the soldier Insisted. "Has soinethlug happened to the three legged puppy?" Molly denied the occurrence of any such catastrophe. "Then you've lost the little shiny ritle that shoots with i.irV" But Johnny dispelled this horrible suspicion by drawing the formidable weapon out -r i!:e!iiu:1 him. "V. ihere 1-tJt anything else bad t« nv.4\' ail tills outlay of an* iUAh. Can't 1 helii you out'/" "Poleon's goln* away!" said Johnny. "Now, that's too bad, of course," the young man assented. "But think what nice things he'll bring you when he comes back." "He ain't coinin' back!" wailed the little girl and, being a woman, yielded agalu to her weakness, unashamed. Burrcll tried to extract a more de tailed explanation, but this was as far as their knowledge ran. So he sought out the Canudian aud found him with Gale In the store, a scanty pile of food and ammunition ou the counter be tween thcin. "Poleon," said he, ••you're not going away?" "Yes," said Doret "I'm takin' 11T trip." "Oh, but you can't." cried Barren. "I—I"— lie paused awkwardly, while down the breeze came the lament of the two little Gales. "Well, I feel Just as they do.** He motioned lu the di rection of the sound. "I wanted you for a friend, Doret I bate to lose you." "I ain* never got my satisfy yet, so I'm pass on—all de tarn' pass on. Mebbe dis trip I fin* de place." "I'm sorry—because—well, I'm a self ish sort of cuss—and"— Burrell pulled up blushingly, with a stroug man's dis play of shame at his own emotion. "I owe all my happiness to you, old man. I can't thank you—neither of us can. We shall never live long enough for that. But you mustn't go without know ing that I feel more than I'll ever have words to say." He was making It very hard for the Frenchman, whose heart was achlug already with a dull, unending pain. And then, as if he were not tried suffi ciently, the girl herself came flying in. "What's this I hear?" she cried. "Al luna tells me"— She saw the telltale pile on the counter, and her face grew white. "Then ifs true? Ob, Poleonl" He smiled and spoke cheerily. "Yes, I been t'inkln' 'bout dis trip long tam'." "It's the wanderlust," murmured Burrell to himself. "He'll never rest" "What a child you are!" cried Necia, half augrlly. "Can't you conquer that roving spirit and settle down like a man?" She laid her baud on his urm appealingly. "Haven't I told you there isn't any'far country?'" He laughed aloud, for all the world as if the sun were bright and the fret for adventure were still keen lu him, then, picking up his bundle, said: "Dere's no use argue wit' Canayen man. Mebbe some day 1 come pad dle back roun* de ben' down youder an* you hear me slngln' dose chanson. But uow de day she's too fine, de river she's laugh too loud, au* de birds she's sing too purty for Frenchemau to stop on shore. Ba gosh, I'm glad!" He began to hum, and tliey heard hlui singing all the way down to the river bauk as if the spirit of youth and hope und gladness were not dead wltblu him: "Chante, rosslgnol, chantel Toi qui a lo coeur gal Tu ae le coeur a rire Mai j' I' al-ta plcurcr, tfessa 'V *.•' II a longtemps que t'alme Jamalse ja ne t'oubllerai." ["Sing,- little bird oh. filng away, You with the voice so light and gay! Yours is a heart that laughter checra. Mine is a heart that's full of tears. Long have I loved I love her yet. Leave her 1 can. but not forget."] A moment later tbey heard him ex postulating with some one at the wa ter's edge, and then a child's treble rose on high. "No, no! I'm goin\ too. I'm goln', too-o-o-o"— "Hey! John Gale!" called Poleou "Come 'ere! Ba gosh, you better lior ry too! I can't hoi' dis feller long!" When they appeared on the bank above him, be continued, "Look 'ere w'at I fin' on my batteau," and held up the wriggling form of Johnny Gale. "He's stow hlsse'f away onder dem blanket Sacrel He's bad feller, dis man—don' pay for bees ticket at all he's reg'lar toff mug." It took the efforts of Necia and the trader combined-to tear the lad from the Frenchmau, aud even then the foul deed was accomplished only at the cost of such wild acclaim aud evi dence of undying sorrow that little Molly came hurrying from the house, her round face stained and tearful, her tnouth an Inverted crescent. She bad gone to the lame puppy for comfort and now Strangled him absentmluded ly in her arms, clutching b!m to her breast so tightly that bis totysue lolled out and his three legs protruded stiffly pawing au aimless pautomime. When Johnny found that no hope remained he quelled his demonstrations of emo tion and, us betittcd a stout hearted' gentleman of the woods, bore a final prcsept lo his frioud. He took his lit tle air gun and gave it luto Poleon's hands against that black ulght when the bears would come, and no man ever made a greater sacrifice. Doret picked him up by the elbows aud kissed him again aud again, then set him dowu gently, at which Molly scrambled forward aud without word or presentation speech gave him her heart's first treasure. She held out the three legged puppy, for a gun and a dog should ever go together then, being of the womankind aforesaid, she began to cry its she kissed her pet good by on its cold, wet nose. "Wat's dls?" said Poleon, and his voice quavered, for these childish fin gers tore at his heartstrings terribly. "He's a very brave doggie." said the little girl. "He will scare de bears away!" And then she became dis solved in tears at the anguish her offer ing cost her. The time had couie for the last good byk-that awkward moment when hu man hearts are full aud spoken words are empty. Burrell gripped the French man's hand. He was grateful, but ho did not know. "Gdod luck and better hunting," l^e said|"a heavy purse aud a light heart for you always, Poleon. 1 have learned to love you." "I want you to be good husban', m'sleu'. Dat's de bos' t'ing 1 can wish for you." Gale spoke to him in patois, and all he said was: "May you not forget, my son." They did not look Into each other's eyes. There was no need. The old man stooped and, taking bbth Ids chil dren by the hand, walked slowly to ward the house. "Dis tam* I'll fin' it for-sure," smiled Poleon to Necia. Her eyes were shining through the tears, and she whispered fervently: "I hope so, brother. God love you— always." It was grief at losing a playmate, a dear and well beloved companion. He knew It well, and he was glad now that he had never said a word of love to her. It added to his pain, but it llghteued hers, aud that hod ever been his wish. He gazed ou her for a long moment, taking in that blessed image! which would ever live with him. "Goodbye 11T gal," he said, then dropped her hand and enterod his ca noe. With one great stroke he drovejit out and into the flood, then headed away toward the mists and colors of the distant hills, where tlie oreads it I =r The Man from Brodney's BY GEORGE BARR McCUTCHEON 1 ^Illustrated by Parker Undaunted by the height of the social lad ,7 dei". Hollingsworth Chase, a splendid son of Unclc Sam, ai.Tis at the top and wins a princess in his glorio all-conquering native spirit of independence and fearlessness. An Original Theme Fascinating Characters A Strange Setting And Withal a Story for Summer Reading were calling io "him. lie turned for one last look and Hung his paddle high then, fearing lest they might see the tears that caiue at last unhindered, he begau to sing: "Chante, rosslgnol. chantb! Tol qui a le uouur ual Tu as le coeur a rtro Mai j' l" ai-ta pleurer." He sang long and lustily, keeping time to the dip of his Hashing paddle and defying his bursting honrt. After all, was he not a voyageur and life but a song and a tear and then a dream or two? "I wish 1 might liave known him better," sighed Mcadc Kurrell as ho '*'1 "l hope srmie lime he lll lie liappy." watched the rwedin^ form of the boatmuu. "You would hnve-loved him as we do," said Nwia. "and you would liave missed liiin as wu will." "I hope soioo time lie will lie happy." "As happy aa you. my soldlerV" "Yes. butfthat bo can never be," said her husband, "for no man could love as 1 love you." "Yours is a heart ihul laughter cheors- Mlne is a heart that's full of tuars. Long have 1 loved 1 love her yet. Leuvo her 1 can. but not foryet," came the voice of the singer far dowu tbe stream. And thus 1'oleon of tbe great heart went away. TUB END. Persian Carpets. Iu single Kciuaro yard of the best made Persian carpels there are from 200.000 to 300,000 stitches rci]Uiring to 1)0 adjusted solely by tbe hand of the weaver. Indian Children. "Affection for children Is un Indian characteristic." says Dr. Charles S. Moody of Idaho. "I liave never seen an Indian mother or father punish a child, nor have I ever seen an Indian child cry." Trout Eggs. A trout egg takes from tblrty-Ovo to sixty days to hatch, according to the temperature of the water. British Territory. It Is possible to go round tbe world and touch ou British territory all the way—viz, from England lo Halifax, N. S„ across Canada to Vancouver, across the Pacific to Hongkong, thence to Singapore, I'enang, Cape Town, St. Helena and England. j. jl Master In Scotland. In Scotland the eldest koii of a vis count or baron Is known by the cour tesy title of "master." A Thrifty Wife. A carefui, prudent wire is a blessing to a mau, especially to a poor uiau, but some wives are a little too careful. I.orU Hldou's wife was somewhut "near." as they say in IOngland. Ills lordship was very t'nnd of bunting and retired to tbe country for a few weeks toward tbe etui of the season, where he was In the habit of rilling a tittle Welsh pony. Tor which he ptve 50 shil lings. One morning his lordship, in tending to enjoy a lew hours' spi.rl ordered Iiub lo he saddled. Lady 11! don objected, but km cnn:pa:iy' wa present gave no ie.i.so:i !:i ivw n: ineiits, however, the soiv-.ia in:." tile door and aniiotiin oil that I'.nii ready. "Why, bless me." e.v.-lr.inr it s, ship, "you can't ride him. l.er.l I He lias no sho^s on." "Yes, my lady, he was s'nd week," said the servant. "Shameful!" exclaimed her lad "How dare any one liave him sh:. without orders John." she crnstim!.-:! addressing her husband, "yon icunv. you rode the «ony only a few time:, last year, so I had the shoes taken olT and have kept I lietn ever since in my bureau. They are as good as new, and these people have shod him again. W shall be ruined at this rate." First of tlja Swifts. Gustavus Franklin Swift, the first of this commercial dynasty, was a Cape Cod Yankee, who bought a steer now and then and peddled tbe mont from the back of a certain goeart which has since become famous. lie moved to Albany and went deeper luto meats, discarding one after another partners who liad not the foresight and daring which ho possessed. He located In Chlengo at the beginning of those days of great possibilities lu bringing into touch the new west and the older cast. It was be who Invented the first re frigerator cars. This was the one rev olutionary get which put his sons and a few ptlier sons in very fair control of half of the moat of America. He saw the market for dressed beef ex tended only after the hardest of fights. All great revolutions are fought against. All the rest, all England, all Europe, fought the idea of dressed beef and then ncecpted It. 1 doubt If wo could do without it now.—Cosmo politan Magazine. A Voice From tho "Gods." In a certain theater which inabcs a specialty of melodrama there is a large following of gallery "gods," and very naturally the "sky" assemblage Is composed of knowing critics, who are loud In their demands to be pleased. Woe unto the aelor who Is unfortuuato enough to incur their displeasure! Recently a play witli a hair raising plot was put on the boards. The hero was evidently new to his part, for bo fumbled bis linos badly and spoke In a faltering tone. Perhaps it was for this reason lhat lie did not meet with tho sympathy of the gallery. Just before the crisis of the play tho hero clasped his sweetheart In his arms and said: "Keep a brave heart, my darling. Tho worst Is yet to come." Whereupon a voice that had no doubt received Its training In crying "Extryi" on the slreet yelled out: "What are y' goln' t' do, mister— sing?"—London Tit-Hits. His Dilemma. "I'm in a difficulty over my girl." "What's wrong' "I've been raying such nice tilings to her thai lie's •. e!lin cni-eited. 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It Is guess work. 60 HEARS' I Inanrt Marks Di.SIGNS COPYRIGHTS &C AnmnosrinllnR a fUclrh nnil dentThition ninf quickly nacorlnm mr o|ilnini fnvi lietlior Invention Is prolmlily vntcntnhln. tltuisRtrtcilyooiiiiOeiiilii). HANDBOOK i'nu'iu 1 sent frco.Otilcst iiL'encjr for seninitp patent*. I'iUcutfl taken throuuli Mumi & C\. roool' a tjurldi notice, withoutchiinre,i?1M10 Scientific fitmrican. AJinmlsnmoty lllustrnlod weekly. I.nreost eit dilation of nny solentlUo .VVirmiL Terms, :i a year four months, Jl. SoMlij&M rcwtsdcnlci*. MUNN & Co.36,Bro8,l,w,»' New York Branch liSeo, 625 'ashWlon, 1\ C. 5 FOR SALE. 200 acres of CHOICE FARM LAND,, within seven miles of Mnnhestot' at OO.OCi per acre. Easy terms. One half of this years crop can with place. For particulars apply to Bronson, Carr & Sons, l!)tf Manchester, Iowa. There«remore I\fcCnll PallPrnmnW IntheUnltet Statra titan «f any nthrr make of lmitn-m. lull account of their style, acctitacy and timpiicity. MoCafl't MnanzlncfThe Quren of Faikton)hai more subscriber thin any oiler l-adm Magimne. Ona year'a iub*cririinn(u number*) copt« SO COtllUt number, !i lern Free* Subscribe today. Lady Affpm* Wanted* Handsome premtomt or liberal cash •.«tntnisftin. Pattern C«i«1oj ue( of 600 da. •tens) and .'Viiiium Catalogue (showing 400 premtiimi) •ent irco. Adtresa THE McCALL. CO., New Yeilb Delay In taking Foley's Kidney or bladder trouble, fastens the dis ease upon you and makes a cure more difficult. Commence taking Foley's Kidney Remedy today and you will. Boon be well. Why risk a serious Jialady? Anders & Philipps. House for Sale. A well improved residence pro perty w.itb two acres of land for sale at a bargain. Two blocks from Fair Grounds. Inquire of Bronson Carr & sons, Manchester, Iowa. Novelty Hitch Stables Feed, Sale andBoarding -Barn. Blankets and Plush Robes at cost. Harness, Whips, Etc. ....... always on hand. WILL NICKERSON, Manager, 20(5 Main St. RAILROAD Time Cards. aschcste GO TO THE Alaska-Y ukon-Pacific Exposition At Seattle Juue 1 to Oct. 15,1909 VIA CHICAGO GREAT WESTERN S0UTe pA|LWAV Best Service and Lowest Rates To the Greatest Fair Ever Held Tickcts at Very Low Rates on sale every day during summer Full Information, Booklets, etc., from the Great Western Agent or J. P. £LMEllt Gen. Pass., Agent Saint Paul POLICIES As low as SI 1.08per Si,000. Premiums after the second rodtcod l)y profits. Do it 110V while you can get it. Draw the CASH yourself wtcn old, or before if needed. ALBERT PAUL, Gen. Agent, Equibtble Life of Iowa, OclwaLi, Ja. You own it to yourself to see Jtad and investigate the NEW OPTION POLICY OF THE EQUITABLE OF IOWA. FMU oir) this blank and mail 11 to Albert Faul, Agent at Oelwein, la., and ill(M»tirated specimen policy will be sent you. I was torn on tho .. day of. 1,, .. iMy name is T..., Aly adf*oss Is My occujKition is Manchester & Oneida BY uii TIME TABLE. MANCHESTER & ONEIDA RY. •No. 2. l,t!uvi's JWmi'liesliT 5:15 in. 1 ',h',uvs -v,th WiIwiko Great western' n.,1, AO west hound r..turninB reac c» Maiiehcxlei- at (1:1". a. in. 0i l.eav,\s Manrhcslfr 7:2", a in Vs ," lth ,c.l,1-inBO oreat Wvtiterii ^Manche'Aterlt''0s!"o'V'0,l, ,n,lnE n,.^eoLec,M.,^.nWSt' ^Vo nl tt!! nlnK roaohes Jliui- Xo. 8. I.rnve.s -Manchester 2:00 11 «o inect.H with Chicago Ureal Western u1 ,lv l,ouml- nnU O'lejiKO Grout Nebtuni No. a. wont honml rcturnkii roac-hos Manchester at :|:00 p. m. •\o. 10. leaves Mam-hostei- at m.. connects with C.. M. & s(. p. N nt'r.™"p '•'•'•"•nl'iB Manchester Trains Xn». 3, I. 7. ami S, dnllv all other trains dally except Sunday.' IIuoukIi tickets sold tu all points In •North Amorist. |.:. 10. H,eWer l.eneral Truffle Manager. ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R. timetable. v. West Bound .No 5 Omaha, Hiot.jc City and St. oi Aaul Mult 8:10 in 1 1 &AnSk a .7:23(1." ill. 11 «•oiltfe hxproM.s.. jion ,, \n r- '."'""'"o, Waterloo..r,: 10 -No 1 Chlcaito. Sioux city Vn 101 o,'mnhV-ul 1 10:r'° 0.0 101 St Hill 11--1" 11 No tu Way l'-relBl,t 'p Xo 2 Omaha & 'slou ""city & V„ ... n'llca"° limited V° iS"iv 2:0r, a & C,,lonK° 1'til :i:4t a 100 & ",,b C,||ppcr 8:55 a in J. Uoiteo A Chi Kxpross 11:25a &UXnL ,°nia,ia & .No J_ fit 11:10 in j«t DocIty ko lufo local ... M\0V5 7-wi f» ln IVe'fe-l.t 11:45 a 1,as sleeper. Dining Car qji Trains Nos. 5 and 4 CEDAR RAPIDS BRANCH Coins South v-° ],ass dally OX Sunday S:-10 a Sunday 5:15 •No .$00 iic'iKhL dally ex Sunday 12M5p XT ctntn* Fvery *ub»C7iljerget! ft McCali Pfct* Arrive from South v£ uii &«* ex St Paul!'"'18 Sunday 8:00 a in A-S ^u «x «»»1ny r,:30 Ao iicl^ht dally ex Sunday 31:15 a 1 IlvWCIij, Station Atronf 10 Jnia^lu- Sloux Clty Kn iruns ami to Port UoiIbo only City Siiux FallsCCtSLnV0 1 0"mh" Sioux ajiolla and* No 2 fmm \n an?, M*nne-i:. Wnlng citr on £& ^4. Many people with chronic throat or lung trouble have found comfort a\id relief in Foley's Honey and Tar as it cures stubborn coughs after other treatment has failed, h. Jt. Rug. Slos, Ileasnor, Iowa, writes: "The doctors said I had consumption, and I got no better until I took Foley's Honey and Tar. It stopped the hem orrhages and pain in my lungs and tliey are now as sound as a bullet Audera & Philipps. THE CHILDREN LIRr IT KENNEDY S LAXATIVE COUGH SYRUP 1 E. E. COWLhS, of \5v1f DRAY LINE, Am prepared lo lo nil Itlnds ot work In my lino. 'Moving 8afeK, musical In atrumonta, liouaoiiold goods and lienvy articles a specialty. lvcsidencc TJiano No. 2C5. Foley's Honey and Tar not only stops chronic coughs that weaken the (institution and develop into con sumption, but heals and strengthens the lungs. It affords comfort and re lief in the "worst cases of chronic bronchitis, asthma, hay fever aijd lung trouble. Anders & Philipps. you I ret and grumble, .^ Why don't yon take a tumblo, -.4-iUse fioaoom's Picnic HUb. \wi' \.Tll0y drive away your UU Try Ihem. SO cents. AU druggists, 60tf Everyone would be benefited by taking Foley's Orino Laxative for stomach and liver trouble aud hab itual constipation, jt sweetens the stomach and breath, gently stimulates the liver and regulates tho bowels is much superior to pills aud ordinary laxatives. Why not try Foley's Orlpo Laxative today? Anders & Philipps. PAINTING All kinds of exterior and interim painting, A specialty made of Car riage painting. Prices reasonable and satisfaction guaranteed. S. J. JVlaley. Over Atkinson's Blacksmith Shop. If people with symptoms of kidney or bladder trouble could realize their danger "would without loss of time commence taking Foley's Kidney Kemedy. This great Itemedy stops tiie pain and the irregularities, strengthens and builds up these or sans and there is no danger of Brights' disease or other serious dis ordei# Do iio" disregard tho" "'early 1 symptoms.. Ajiders & Pliiilpps. LOW FARES VIA M. & O. RY. l''or International Convention Unit ed Society of Christian Endeavor, St. Paul, Minn. July 7, to 12, $6.39 for tho round trip. Tickets on sale July (I, 0 and 7. Keturn limit July 31. For National Encampment Grand Army of the Hepublic—Salt Lake City, Utah, August 0 to 11, $32710 for tbe round trip. Tickets on sale Au gust 5, C, 7 and 8. Return limit 30 days from date of sale. Dlvereed routed west of Missouri river. Stop overs allowed at all stations on re turn trip. i-iow fares to tho Pacific coast Tickets on sale daily May 1!) to Sep.. tembor 30. Return limit October 31.' Liberal stop over privileges. Call on or address the undersigned for any further information: E. E. Brewer, s"'f Manchester, Iowa. Traffic Manager.