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A D Y FELICIE, Lady Fellcle! tre you here?" A s h u d d erlng sob, a moaning cy, wae his answer. Ho stooped dawn, list ed up the board flooring, and th,?ix taking her in hia arms, as ho would have c a rried a helpless babe, descended the narrow ladder leading into the subterranean chamber, which his forethought had provided. He laid her down on a nar row, but comfortable bed, and hurried back to close the door and replace the flooring. That secured, he lighted a candlo standing ready on the rude ta ble, poured out a glass of wine, and ap proached her. "Try this first, and then tell me if you arc injured, dearest child." She looked up, pitifully into his face. . "Oh, Emile, Emile, my mother is dead!" His face writhed in overmastering Anguish. i "I know it, my child; God help us! I was powerless to prevent. I discovered that a body of men had left Frejua in that direction, and hurried after them. If I had only known this was to be the wedding night, I should have been prepared. As it was, when I came, it was too late. We fought them desper ately, and drove them off for a time but I believe it was a useless victory. I thought you were slain too, my child; I was sure I saw your white face ly ing by the count's; but when I return ed to the dreadful scene, I found no trace of you, only your torn veil. I feared that they had carried you off; but a wild hope also led me to seek you here. Heaven be praised that you aro spared!" "Oh, my mother, my mother!' moan ed Felicie. "Be comforted, my dear child, as I n as there was no sign of violence, not a single marring blow, the fright must have killed her. She is secure now from all these terrors which we are left itO flC6 " "She has complained of her heart; yes, I thank Heaven, their vile touch did not send that pure soul to heaven, 'murmured Lady Felicie, weeping pite ously; "oh, I am all alone, now." "My child, you must be calm; I wiu try to be father and mother both the ilove I bore the sainted dead, is doubly yours. Other perils are still about us, I shall need your courage to help me." . She wiped away her tears, and laid iner hand trustingly in his. "I will do my best, mon pore Emile. He turned away to hide the tears, which came swelling into his eyes at these touching words, and said huskily: , "I must go back to the chateau be fore that ruffian band return with augmented strength. We will secure all valuables possible, that they may believe we were there only for the sake of plunder. And you will need cloth ing; can you tell me where to find it?" Sho gave him brief directions, and added anxiously: "But if they return, and overpower you what will become of me?" "There is no danger. They must go to Frejue, first; my men still hold the chateau. We are all masked, so they cannot recognize us; in an hour's time we shall be safely dispersed. I shall bring what is needed for you, for one cannot, tell how long they may keep us here. The bodies are decently in terred in the garden, by this time. Have no fear of violence, and try to spare yourself more anguish than is possible. You will be calm and pa tient while I leave you?" "I will try. Will the light show?" "Oh, no; the ventilation comes through the trunk of another hollow tree. We need be cautious about amoke; but light, not in the least you would be dreary enough in the dark. "Thank you; do not delay. Go now." He left her to a two hours' solitude, tout it was not so trying to bear as she had feared. The extreme anguish and excitement of the terrible ecene through which she had passed had left her brain numb and torpid. Sitting down by the couch, with her head leaning against the pillow, she dozed away the time, and started to her feet in the vague alarm of sudden awaken ing from sleep, when Emile again de cended from the upper room. A young man with a very pale face and evidently weak and suffering who was dressed in a plain citizen's suit, accompanied him. Emile at once ex plained. "A friend of mine, mademoiselle, who has got Into difficulty with the mob, and he must be concealed, like wise'." She bowed, and looked compassion ately at the pale-featured youth. "I hope I will not Intrude upon the lady.1 observed the stranger in very weak accents; "if 'I were not so be wildered and helpless, I would try to find other shelter." ' "Nay," answered Lady Felicie, tarn- estly: "I have Btood too sorely in need of a friend myself, to be chary of my sympathy for others." "He ought to He down at ones; he has received a very severe blow upon his head. I am thankful there are two compartments to my den." And as he spoke, Emile removed a board at one end of the small room, ud showed another small chamber. INTERNATIONAL PRESS A630CIATI0i;:;r.;il H did not hint for whom he had pre pared it, to wound afresh the daugh ter's grief. "My men are bringing the needed polls from the chateau; I must go and bring them in, for I bade them leave all at the edge of the wood, not daring to trust even those brave fellows with the secret of this retreat. Can you, mademoiselle, bathe this poor suffer er's head, while I am gone?" And bending over her, he whispered: "Do not betray your name and rank. He believes you to be a lowly born relative of mine; do not' undeceive him." Felicie obeyed him promptly. It wns Indeed a blessed relief from torturing thought to be doing anything. As the weary head sank feebly upon the pil low with a moan of anguish, she dipped the cloth into the ewer of water, standing near, and began bathing it tenderly. She shuddered as she parted the ellky, brown hair, and saw the frightful contusion, where some terri ble blow had fallen. "He does not look like a peasant, so delicately featured, with such a refined look!" mused she. "I have never seen a finer face. It reminds me of some princely youth I have admired In pic tures. Is it, Indeed, to be proved through this reign of terror, to mis guided France that her noblemen must b6' those of nature's dubbing only? Where will it end? and what will become of me, wretched child that I am, to have survived all that I hold dear ?" The last words were unconsciously spoken aloud. "Nay, dearest one," responded the voice of Emile, as he entered with his arms full. "If this world were all, you might have, cause for despair; but when you remember that an angel mother waits for your approach to an other and brighter world, surely you can pluck a rose even from the ashes of desolation; you are young, this world iray yet afford you the sweetest and purest happiness. Be comforted, my childbe calm and courageous." "I will, my noble, generous friend," answered Felicie, with the first feeble smile. CHAPTER XIII. FTER depositing his load, Emile turned to look at the suffering youth. His eyes were closed, and a wan circle of deathly pallor was around the parted lips, through which the breath came fit fully and hoarsely. "I feared it," murmured Emile, anx iously; "he will have a tedious illness, at the very lightest. It is very unfor tunate, as I hoped to got away before thegeneral rising. But he deserves our tenderest care; he is a noble youth. I met him first one of those wild nights in Paris. The maddened crowd, surg ing back from the palace of the king, were maltreating a poor old priest, who had ventured to rebuke them. The young man, single-armed, without a weapon of any kind, sprang to the rescue of the poor wretch. I shall never forget the picture, as he stood in the middle of the street, the red torch-light flaring over his erect figure, placed before the priest as a shield, with his indignant, flashing eyes, his heroic, defiant bearing. My heart went out to him at once. For a moment, too, he held the crowd back but, mon Dleu! there were some demented crea tures who could have slaughtered an innocent babe in its mother's arms without a scruple. With a yell they leaped upon him. Then it was my turn to step forward. I had some power then, and they yielded. So from that time, I have watched the gallant fel low, and never once has he disap pointed my high expectations. What 6ay you, Lady Felicie, shall we let him die now?"' "No, no," cried the girl, eagerly; "it shall be my task to nurse him back to health." Emile smiled quietly. If it was much satisfaction to know she would have an interesting employ ment to keep her mind from brooding over her misfortunes, and to liegullo the weary time he was wise enough not to mention it. "But why do I waste the precious time?" exclaimed he, suddenly. "I must have everything safe below ground, ere that disappointed villain can return. He has met his deserts, for all the diamonds he hoped to secure have fallen into my possession. I need not assure you they will be saved for you." . "Why cannot I take the things at the door? It will save you much time, and the invalid is sound asleep." "Perhaps It will be wise; the time is flying rapidly. Come then, and throw down the ladder, as fast as I bring the goods." She clambered after him to the upper round, and stood in the secret, doorway watching him leaping away. He re turned laden heavily. Lady Felicie gathered the lightest of the goods in her arms, and ran down with thern. returning speedily for the othe.s. They worked steadily for nearly an hour. Then Emile came dashing back to the tree with a small trunk. "The last, thank Heaven! and It la only just In time. They have returned with reinforcements; I hear a terrific din around the chateau." ' "J hope pone of your' friends are there?" "Oh, no; I charged them to disperse as rapidly as possible; there Ib little mischief they can do except " "What? except what!" cried Fellcle, frightened at the uneasy look on his face; "they will not desecrate the graves, surely?" "They are fiendish enough for any thing, but there is little to bo galDed by such a course. They have fired the chateau, Lady Felicie. Will you take a look at It, ere it falls, and not be die tressed beyond my comforting?" She caught her breath convulsively and stood a moment in shivering si lence, then held out her hand to him. He had closed the door of the tree, and now took her hand tenderly, and led her forward to the edge of the wood. . The stars had paled In sudden affright at the bright glare which rose up from the turbulent scene below. Tho chateau was like one huge man sion carven In glowing carbuncle. Never had Its symmetry and beauty struck Lady Felicie so forcibly as now when every arched window, and quaint gable, and doomed porch was framed in a burning line of dazzling flame. It was so grand and beautiful a sight, she forgot her personal interest in its fate, and with hushed breathing and entranced eye, she watched the huge sea of fire waver to and fro, as if playing with Its victim; now sweeping a broad dash of red, seething flame across the lofty front, now rising up in one vast spiral column of denae smoke to the very sky. All at once it wavered the whole great building seemed to give one dire ful shudder at its fate, and gather it self up proudly to meet It. One . brief instant Lady Felicie saw Langucdoe chateau before her eyes, every line dis tinct, every arch perfect the next it toppled, crumbled, disappeared. She turned with a wild sob. Emile took her hand again, and without a word led her away toward the wood. Between it and them rose up a dark figure. "Halt!" thundered a hoarse voice, "and let me know who It is watching the burning of the accursed ne3t of aristocrats with grief." Emile set his teeth hard upon his Hp, and caught his companion up in his arms. She uttered no single cry of alarm. Already had she been taught the cour age of desperation. He ran swiftly as was possible with such a burden, in the direction of the chateau, and gained the shelter cf a thicket of trees; then as his pursuer dashed by them, he wheeled suddenly and made desperate efforta to reach the wood again. He succeeded, and that was all; as the door of the hollow tree closed be hind them, the fierce spy came stum bling along in the path. Emile sat down his trembling com panion, and put his ear to the side of the tree trunk. A volley of oaths escaped the baf fled wretch. "They have cheated me again. I swear it must bo some of the royalists, or they would not have fled so desper ately. I'll go back to Captain Pierre, and we'll search the whole ground over; there sha'n't be a head left on one of their necks, if I can help it." And muttering other inaudible an athemas, he went away again. (TO Bit CONTIVUBU.I Perplexed About ClmiiRO. Coming down In a Twelfth street car, an old lady tendered the conductor a three-cent piece, under the impression t'hat it was a dime, and received a nick el in change. The conductor, however, discovered his error immediately after, and, going back to the old lady, ex plained the circumstance. After con vincing her with much argument that sho had only given him three cents, the conductor returned the coin and the old lady handed him the nickel. "Let me have your fare, please," de manded the conductor. The old lady looked aghast. "Why, I just gave you five cents," she retorted, now firmly convinced that she was being buncoed. "Yes, I- know," replied the conductor, who was also getting slightly twisted, "but that was. the nickel I gave you in change for your three-cent piece." "Well, I paid you, didn't I?" remon strated the old lady. "But that was the money I gave you." "Well, you've got it now, haven't you?" The con ductor lacked the eloquence to explain the situation, and at Market street they were still haggling about it. Philadel phia Record. A Squirrel' Capacious Mouth. A Dummerston (Vt.) man wished tc ascertain how many kernels of corn a chipmunk could carry in its mouth. Thirty kernels were placed on a board. A squirrel carried them all away at one time. Forty-five kernels were then placed In position, and chippy got away with all of them at that trial. Seventy kernels were put on the board for a third trial. The little striped animal was beaten this time, but succeeded in carrying fifty-eight of the kernels in his mouth. Boston Herald. Johnny's Bad Humor. "Johnny has been in a bad humor all the evening," said the worried mother when the head of the house came home. "He has been crying more than an hour and refuses to be com forted." "He refuses to be aither com forted or blanketed," said the nurse, who had just come in. "He kicks the covers a IT as fast as I put thim aho him." Indianapolis Journal. Freedom from want Is not for the strongest Hon, but it may be enjoyed by the weakest of the Lord's sheep. EXTRAORDINARY - NERVOUSNESS. Iliiuaroirtcil, Coulil Count Every Scum When Walking Across c Carpet. ' From the Capital, Sedalla, Mo. There is probably no one better known in Redulia, especially among the uiombors of tho First Baptist Church, than Mrs. Mollle Ft Koe, the wife of Mr. Koo, the nursery man, and nothing is bettor kaewn among tho lady's acquaintances, than that for the past four years she tins boon a physical wreck from locomotor ataxia, in its severest form. That she has recently recovered nor health, strength and normal locomotion has been made apparent by her being seen fre quently on tlio streets and in euurch, and tnis fact induced a representative of tho Capital to call on Mrs. Koe to enquire into the circumstances o( her remarkable recov ery. Mrs. Hoe was seen at her house at the corner of Ohio Avonue und Twenty-fourth Street, und seomed only too glad to give 1110 following history of her ease lur publication: " Four vears ago," sho said, " I was at tacked with a disease which the physicians diagnosed as locomotor ataxia, and 1 was speedily reduccu to a mere wreck. 1 had no control of my muscles, and could not lilt the least thing. My tlesh disappeared, until my bones almost pierced my skin. Tho sense of touch became soexquisiielyaensitivcthatl believo I could by wulking over the softest carpet bliudioldeil.have counted every seam, so it may bo imagined how 1 felt when try ing to move my uneoutrollablo limbs. 'The most eminent physicians were con sulted, but they gavo mo no relief, and I was without hope, and would have prayed for death but for tho thought of leaving my little children. All thought of recovery had gone, ami it was only looked upon as a question of timo by my husband and my Iriends when my troubles would end in the grave. ' One day while in this condition, I re ceived a newspaper from oomo friends in Denver, with a news item marked ,and whilo reading it my eyes fell upon an account of a remarkable cure of locomotor ataxia, by the use of Dr. Williams' Pink 1'ills for Palo People, ami the case as described was exact ly similar to my own. 1 at once made up my mind to try tho remedy, and begun accord ing to directions to take tho pills. The lirst box had not gone when I experienced a marked improvement, and as I continued I grew better and better, until 1 was totally cured. 1 took about four boxes in all, and after two years of the most bitter suffering was as well as I ever was. Not only my feelings but mv appearance underwent a change. 1 trained flesh, and though now forty-ili ree years old, I feel like a young girl. Yon can say that Mrs. Hoe owes her recovery to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and that she knows that there is nothing in the world like them. (Signed) Mollis E. Rob." Subscribed and sworn to before mo this 24th day of August, lSiltt. Gkokue B. Dkkt, Notary Public. seat. Pettis Co., Mo. Dr. W illiams' Pink Pills contain, in a con densed form, all tho elements necessary to (jive new life and richness to iho blood and restore shattered uerves. They are also a specific for troubles peculiar to females, such as suppressions, irregularities ami all forms of weakness. They build up tho blood, and restore the glow of health to palo and sallow checks, in men they effect a radical cure in all cases arising from mental worry, over-work or excesses of whatever nature. Pink Pills are sold in boxes (never in loose bulk) lit 5(1 cents a boxorsix boxes for '2.5(), and may be had of all driurgists.or direct by mail icmDr. Williams' Modicine Company, Schent'jtady, N. Y. Chinese writers claim that the culti yation of wheat was introduced intc the Celestial Empire by tho Emperor Shinnung twenty-seven hundred years before Christ. Casoaukts stiniuluto liver, kidneys and bowels. Never sicken, weaken or gripe, 10c. There are 8!M'-'2 men eiiffnjjed in the legal profession in the United States Deafness L'unuot lie Cured riy local applications, as they cannot reoci. the diseased portion of the ear. There Is only one way to cure deafness, and that Is by constitutional remedies. Deafness Is caused by nn Inllamed condition of the mucous lining of the ICustachlan Tube. When tnls tube Is Inflamed you have a rumbling sound, or Imperfect hearing, and when It Is entirely closed deafness is the result, and unless the Inflammation can he taken out and this tube restored to Its normal condition, hearing will be de stroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but ii r. Inllamed condition of tho mucous sur faces. We will frlve one Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. CHUNKY & CO., Toledo, O. Sold by druggists, 7!e. Hall's Family Pills are tho best. The heaviest wood is the Iron Hark, of Australia, which weigh nearly 100 pounds to the cubic foot. Tho allowance of lawers to the pop ulation of this country is rather more liberal than that of preachers. The Fountain of Youth. We all remember the story of Ponce tie i,eon seeking fountain of eternal youth; and we all sympathize with him in his search. Youth means so much. It means more than life for sometimes life becomes a weariness. But youth with its abounding health and vigor, elastic step, glowing cheeks, and sparkling eyes we all covet genu ine youth. The weak ness or dis ease which ages peopl before their time, is not the result of accumulated years; it is the effect of wrong living and unhealthy blood. When the blood is pure and fresh the body will be full of youth. Thousands of people who seemed to have lost their youth by disease and suffering have found it again through the use of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, the most perfectly natural and scientific rejuve nator of the physical forces ever known to medical science. ' It gives the blood-making organs power to wake new blood, full of the life-giving red corpuscles which drive out disease, build tip fresh tissue, solid muscular flesh and healthy nerve force. It gives constitutional power, deep and full and strong: rounds oat hollow cheeks and emaciated forms; gives plumpness, color and animation. It does not make flabby fat like cod liver oil. On this account, it is a perfect tonic for corpulent people. It aids digestion and the natural action of the liver, and by feeding the nerves with highly vitalized blood banishes nervous ness, neuralgia and insomnia. Where constipated condition exists, the " Discovery " should be used in conjunction with Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, which are the most perfect, mild and natural laxative in the world. There is nothing else "just as good." There is nothing that will do the work so thoroughly, surely and comfortably. ifc&v Mr. and Mrs. Stephen O. ThurN;r, of Warren, R. I., aged respectively 8(1 and 80 years, died within three days of each other, and were buried together in the same grave. The Spartan Virtue, Fortitude, Is soToroly taxed by dyspasia. Hut "iiood di gestion will wait on appulitH, and health on both. " when Iloatettcr' Htnumrli Hitters la rusurii to by the victim of Indication. Heartburn. flnt'J lence, biliousness will ceaao tonnontlng Hi" Kimtrle region ami liver if this guuural fnmlly corrective meet with the fair trial that a storl Jug remedy tleaorvui. Use it regulsrly, nut apsa niodlcolly now and then. It conquors malarial, kidney, nervous and rheumatic ailments. Extraordinary qualities are possess ed by the River Tinto, In Spain. It hardens and petrifies the sand of its bed, and if a stono falls in the stream and alights upon another, in a few months they unite and become ono stone. Fish cannot live in Its waters Mrs. WlnaJow'a Mouthing Syrup Fnr children tfdliinir.softenH the gums, reduces Inflam alion, allays palo, cures wind colic. 24 cents a buttle, William Shivers, a negro, reported to bo a little more than 104 years old, died in Klackshear, Ga., recently. 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Dreaming of an adversary signifies that you are to overcome obstacles which are in your way. ,Tho Children," from reterson Magazine A beautifully illustrated article, printed in several hundred western pa pers lately, entitled "The Children," was credited to the Nickell Magazine. It should have been credited to the Peterson, one of the leading monthly magazines of illustrated literature. The article was published in the December number. ' Tho painter of this eountry is aided by 2,043 patents, covering his paints brushes and other materials and appli. canes. ST. JACOBS OIL- Master Cure of SCSATICA, It overpowers, subdues, soothes, heals, cures it. ANDY 10 25 50 CURECOHSTIPATIOH inPrtT TTfTir'T V PniDIKTTPPTl to core snyfaseoreonstlpntlon. Cssesmi are the meal i.nxa-i ADOULUltiLI UUnKnflirjIiU tire, nerer trip or aripe. hut cnw easy nstnral results, bant-i io hA.bi. fr. .t STPRMNOUEM:lT:0..flllcao.Montral.,nll.,orenTork. in. ft i mm mm mm m a v c -m : , tv -- For the last 20 years we have kept Piso's Cure for Con sumption in stock, and would sooner think a groceryman could get along without sugar in his store than we could without Piso's Cure. It is a sure seller RAVEN & CO., Druggists, Ceresco, Michigan, September 2, 1896. " Your wiling mwt Discovered Dr IrfeAfAffir" Is the title of Prof. O. W. Oiinnlinftiam'a latest work on this ancient science. UV ASirUlU&y Written In plain. eoiuprulicaslTo laniruagc Every rK susrklwi with gems oi Information. Kvery reiuler will acquire amusing and startlinir knows ledge of this mystical science, l'rlce. pnstuniil. lesn, rt. und Wl.OO. according to bimilnir. THE ASTROLOGER'S CORNER. Some slight chanpes necessitated vaiug less space for this department. J'lvf Cunningham Is dally rewilTiiis; flattering testimonials of his genius and marvelous power In reading the luiiipiaRB of the signs unci planet. His horoscope life reidings with chart are daily convincing people of the k-rtat and VAI.UABLK INFORMA TION to be had through his wonderful knowledge of astrology, lie receltn letters from osery stata anil territory and hla fame has extended Into foreign lands. Under no circumstance, will names of correspondents Ix puhll.hed, but tha following are extracts from recent letters: " 1 received my horoscope, am much pleased with It. It Is as near right aa la possibl t make It." Another wrltos: " I am sumrlse.1 at Its correctness." . Prof. Cunningham now proposes to tell your ruling planet and send a test reading ABSOLUTELY V RF.B ! the applicants whose letters hspnen to be the First. Third, Ninth and Twelfih opened from each day's moll. All aspirants for these FREE HEADINGS must send: sex, race or nationality, place, yoar, month, daw, hour and mlnuu of birth. A. M. or P. M., aa near as possible Applicants entitled to FRKE READINGS will receive them by return mail with their i cents refunded less cents postage. All applicsmta must scad cents to pay for their reading In ca.se they do not win FRF.K reading. DO NOT DK.LAY ; send at onca; you are just aa apt to win as anybody, and if you do not, you will receive a valuable test by astrology for tho small sura of U cent. Those not knowing their time of birth should send I cents for funhar Instructions. Address PROF. G. W. Dect. 4. 194 S. Clinton THK KOLLOWINO ARE SOME Vto E. B.t Kokono, Jnd. According to the tUla fQrnlnhcd, the Zodiacal Sign Gemini, which Mercu ry rnlei, was rlilnr at yoar birth, therefor Mercury is your ruling planet or elg-nlAcator. Ton are above medium height, etratffht, slender figure; dark complexion, hair and ejee; the eyes have peculiar sparkle, sharp night and quick, restless movement. Ton belong to that class of people from which comes our moat brilliant scholars, teachers, lawyers, writers, etc., your horoscope Is ef a kind that shows a life of considerable struggle and any thing that yon wlrh to do that will bring yon financial returns wauld require great effort and the success, when rerhed, would be after disappointments and annoyance. You are not appreciated to the extent your ability should command. Marriage Is not more ban average fortunate. J0O7 lU'S. POTATOES PICK ACRfC. Don't believe it, nor did the editor until ho saw Salter's great farm seed catalogue. It's wonderful what an ar ray of facts and figures and new things and big yields and great testi monials it contains. Kenil This Notice and 1 0 Cents Stamps to John A. Suizer Seed Co., La Crosse, Wis., for catalogue and 12 rare farm seed samples, worth $10, to get a start. w.n. If the armies of Europe should march at at eight-mile gait, five abreast, fif teen inches apart, It would' .require nine and one-half days for them to pass a given point. "8TAK TOHACCO." " As you chew totmcco for pleasure use Star. It Is not onlv the l esi hut the moat lasting, and, thorelote, the cheapest. The silk industry of China employs, it is estimated, from 4,000,000 to 5,000, 000 people. liegeman's Camphor Ion with Glycerine. Cures Chapped Hands and Face, Tender or Hurt) Feet, Chilblains, files, &: C. ii. (."ark Co., New llareu, 01 The average American writes about 21 letters a year. Ji-flT try a 10c. box of I'asearets candy cnthar tic, the tluoBt liver ami bowel ventilator made. There are 208 women lawyers in America. I believe my prompt use of Piso's Cure prevented quick consumption. Mrs. Dncy Wallace, Munjuelte, Kummmj, Dec. 12, loUT). Buttons, buckles and other devices for fastening straps or clothing have been patented to the number of 11, 79ft. Cmnnlrloeinrr ticac oiuum vi tit wo u of old disease lurk in the blood of many a man, who fancies himself in good health, let a slight sickness seize him, and the old enemy breaks out anew. The fault i9 the. taking of medicines that suppress, in stead of curing disease. You can eradicate disease and purify your blood, if you use the standard remedy of the world, Ayer's Sarsaparilla. L W. N. U.-WICH1TA.-NO. 9.-1897. When answering advertisements please mention thl3 paper. " CATHARTIC ALL DRUGGISTS CUNNINGHAM, Street. Chicago, 111. READINGS FOR THIS WKKKi Pansy D. Morrow. According to the data fnmJled the Sodlacal Sign Virgo, which Mercury rule, was rttng at your birth, therefore Mercury le your ruling planet or slgnillcator. You are above medium height; elsnder f.gnr, bwl well proportioned ; medium to dark eomplexton, hair and eyes; the eyes are quite expressive aud have a quick, restless movement and appearanre. You ere much Inclined to Intellectual pursuits snd prefer those kind of topics In your usual oonrene.Uon. Toe. are very skeptical, yet take delight In .live.. gating the occult and mysterious in order to know the truth. You are ambitious, Indnstrttms and a leader In any thing you become Interested In. The laet half of life will be more successful than in Arse You did not get the finished education such as yu were capable of taking, there was always something te prevent is. Yen will soon be under an evil transit of Mars, a few months later a fortunate Vrausll of Jsplier.