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The niiiulior of auk-ides In firia la Tory largo at present and the chief cause U thought to bo the general retrenchment following the exposi tion, which baa thrown many people out of work. Throughout France, however, sulclda seems to have been Increasing for aomo tlmo, In tha Ova Tour ended Jnn, 1, l'JOl, tha number of suicides wiu no less than 27,000, The follow who fulls as a mljfht try bin bund at running plnjf bureau. barber a clip' Congrauuniin Cannon' Quaint llnmor. ConKroHsiiinn "Joe" Cunnon called at the ailjutnnt general's office the other morning and found a crowd of Bona- ton waiting to aeo (Secretary I toot bout army commissions for their con- tltunntfl. "Uncle Joe" looked about him for a tnlnuto and said: "The sen ate will pleiuie come to order." Ilrlllah Ilattlealilp. If, aa was stated, tbo Iirltlsh admir alty proposed to put three battleships Into commission each yoar from 1837 the expectation has not bocn realized. The Caesar, IllustrloiiR and Hannibal wore completed In 1893, but In 1899 only the Cnnopui and Ocean wore add ed to the fleot, and tha Glory and Go- Huh In 1900. Tha Vengeance and Al bion, which are nearly ready, will com plete the number. Venllrt Agalnat Iiieared Lawyer. The suprotne court 'of Iowa has do- elded agulnst a young lawyer who took out lift insurance and accldont policies to tha amount of $34,000 and within a week came back from a hunt ing expedition with his foot so badly mangled that It was necessary to cut it on. The Jury came to the conclu sion that he had maimed himself and declined to give him a verdict The supreme c- .rt sustained this verdict. AFTER EIGHTEEN YEARS. Bin. Doty, of Highland, Iowa, Restored to llmllli A Mlraetitnn Cat Her II cm bund ! Curat! of Hrlgtit' JDlaene by Ram Mean. .Highland, la., March 4. (Special.) Friends of Mrs. W. H. Doty are very much pleased to notice the wondorful improvemeut In her condition. For eighteen years she has bsen a sufferer from rheumatism, and the torture she has endurod during this time is past all description, Mrs. Doty tolls the following story: "I have suffered (or the past eighteen yoars with Kidney Trouble and Rheu matism. 'I have tried doctors, patent medicines, plasters, liniments, electric .treatments, and nothing did me any good. I had nearly lost all faith in anything, when I sent for six boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills. I said to my hus band I expected that It was some more money thrown away, but when I had taken them a week I could soe that they were helping me. The lameness 1 had suffered with for so long Is near ly all gone. It Is not a quarter as bad as it was. For yoars I had to wear a warm bandage around my forehead to prevent the pain. Since using the Pills I have been able to remove this altogether. "I cannot find words to express my heartfolt thanks to Dodd's Kidney Pllln for their wonderful cure of any case, My husband has suffered from Kldnoy Trouble for years. Last spring a doc tor said he had Bright's Disease, and treated him, but he received no benefit, and he kept growing thinner and weaker all the time. When I got Dodd's Kidney Pills ho commenced taking (our a day. He bos taken them three months and Is nearly well. His strength Is Increased, and the lmprovo ment In his caso is almost miraculous. Dodd's Kidney Pills have certainly been a God send to ur." It Is Just cases like those of Mr. and Mrs. Doty that have made Dodd's Kid ney Pills so very popular In Iowa. They are 60c a box, six boxes for 12.G0. Buy thcra from your local drug gist if you can. If he cannot supply you, send to the Dodd's Modlclne Co., Buffalo. N. Y. Some young men dress so cant hoar themselves think. loud they Some people's idea of knowledge is the art of finding out things which they have no business to know. Try Red Cross Ball Bl :e, 5 cents. Next to charity hereof. is the appreciation An extravagant man is always preaching economy to his wife. Plao'i Cure for Consumption Is an Infallible medloine for couuhs anil colli, N. W. Sauuil, Ooeun Qrovo, N. J., Feb. 17, 1000. Good talkers arc plentiful hut good listeners are hard to find. An Inactive Liver, Stomach disor ders. Sick Headaches and other Ills arising from an Imperfect digestion are cured by Garfield Tea, which Is mad a from II orbs. In talking some men never stop to think, while others never think to stop. Rich, Krd Blood. Money's Barsnpnrllln and Iron not oniy purines the blooil but rankos new, rtcn, reu dioou. it you have skin erup tions, boils, abcesses, rheumatism or scrofula, or If you have a rmi-dotvn. tired-outrfeeling, try this remedy and nine mu prompt results. ASii your druggist. t Texua till Fluid I, Svvr. The oil wells in Texas have been for the most part located In the Cor slcana district, and as Beaumont, where the recent strike was made, is about 200 miles southeast of that city, It Indicates that an entirely now field has befii opened. Union Veterans Assigned as Per sonal Escort In Parade, GENERAL GREENE TUMBLES, Washington, March 4. The dispute between the nuugural committee and the war veterans over the matter of precedence- iu the Inaugural parade resulted In a compromise under which the veterans will tube part In tbo ceremonies, At a conferuneo between Secretary Root, Genurnl Francis Greene, grand marshal of the pnrudu, and General Daniel 10, (Sicilies, It was decided that tbo local und visiting Grand Army veterans will form the honorary escort to the president from the White House to ttio capltol today, After the conference Secretary Itoot tent the following to General Groene, the grandwur,ihal of tlio parade: "I am Instructed by the president to ruquost that Union veterans of civil war should be assigned as bis personal escort from the- executive mansion to the capltol building on the occasion of tbo approaching Inaugural. General Greene replied to Sccrotnry Root's letter as follows: "I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of this date, and to state that it will give me great pleasure to carry out tho wishes of tha president In every respect. " Gonornl Daniel 13. Slokles lias re ceived the following from the secretary of war: "I am directed by the president to advise you that he has requested the grand marshal of the inaugural parade to assign the Union veterans of the civil war to act as his personal escort to tbo capltol on the occasion of the Inaugural and to aslc you to convey to the several veteran organizations an expression of bis good wishes." Cold Inauguration Day. Washington, March S. The day oponed with leaden skies, and became quite cold early. Tremendous orowds blocked Pennsylvania avenue. The weather forced the soldiers to cover their brilliant uniforms with overcoats. There was no unpleasant feature other thun the weather. The ceremonies proceeded in accordance with tho pro gram. Scats at windows along the route of the parade sold at fabulous prices; one room yielding 8300. There was some difficulty in procuring hous ing mounts for tha hundreds of stall officers. By one o'clock a light rain commenced falling, but it almost ceased while the president was speak ing. All Clark Want Mora Pay, Topcka, March 3. The executive and Judicial bill as It passed the house and, after being amended in several places, was passed by the senate. The salaries of all the clerks around the state house, which were reduced by the house, were restored. The mine in spector was given threo deputies at 81,200 a year each. The salary of tho Insurance superintendent was raised to $2,600 a year each. The salary of the assistant secretary of agrioulture was fixed at 81,600. The salaries of the supreme court stenographers were placed at 81,200. Another State Officer. Topeka, March 5. Senator Smith patched up the free employment agency bill passed by the house, and, as ' amended, It passed tho Bcnata It creates the position of state director of employment agonclos at a salary of $1,200 a year. The stato director will have supervision of freo emyloyment agencies in evory first and second class city in the -tate. The city clerk of each town w ill bo the local agent. Kanaa Senator Did Nothing. Washington, March 6. Tho scnato struck out the Curtis provision trans ferring the jurisdiction of tho federal government at the Soldiers' homo at Leavenworth back to the state of Kansas, which recently passed the house. Neither of the Kansas senators took any Interest in the amendment when It catno up before the senate and those opposed to the provision had free hand. Mr. Curtis tried to keep It on In conference. Russia' Friendly Demand, Berlin, March S. It is related by Americans who have recently returned here from St. Petersburg that in high circles of the Russian capital it is said that Russia will appeal from the do clslon of the tariff difficulty in the friendliest spirit toward the United States and the belief that the matter may be amicably settled Is emphasized in Bt. Petersburg. American exports to Russia are muoh heavier than United States statistics show as heavy shipments come to Russia by way of England and Germany. Guilty of Embeuleinent Topeka, March 5. Tne jury in the Shawnee district court found W. L. Chamberlain guilty of embezzlement, the penalty is from one to five years in the penitentiary. lhe charge" was made by J. B. Furry, who claimed that he ordered Chamber lain, who claimed to be a stock broker, to buy him some Atchison preferred. Furry claimed that Chamberlain did not buy the stock but kept the money and he charged him with embezzlement Living Clitup In lilua, The servants in some of tha host places In BhaiiRliul club together and pny a cook to provide and prepare their fond for them at a cost of $2.50 Mexican a month, or about fU'G a month In gold, or a fraction over 4 ceui a dny In our money, Grind Duke of uu- Weimar, Tba pruHfiit heir tu Queen Wllhcl mlna's crown Is a Herman, the rich and young grand duke of Haxo-Wel-mur, couuldured tlio bust royul match in tho world. Ills ftramlmother,' the late Grand Duchess Sophia, was tha aunt of tho present queen of Holland. Milk HI ll Oilml Mutr. A lecturer on agriculture predicts that fifty years from now milk will be sold In a dried stato to save the trans portation of water, that cows will bo milked by machinery and. butter pro duced without churning. Tho milk maid must prepare to join tha raulu of tha new woman. EuglUh Pencil Driven Out Baron Jobunn Fuller, who died In Nuremberg, Germany, recontly, was practically founder of the celebrated lead pencil factory carried on under bis name, When a young man ho suc ceeded to bis father's business, which turned out cheap pencils of an inferior tort, ho employed twonty hands. Now over 1,000 men work at bis different factories. Faber succeeded In driving English made pencils, at ono tlmo in almost universal use, out of Germany, Binge end Churuu Alliance, Nearly 100 actors.clorgymon and lay men bave organized the Boston chap tor of the Actors' Church Alliance, It already has 129 mombers, twenty of them clergymen, and Its object Is de clared to be a common effort on the part of stage folk and church people to help ono another and humanity, The alliance Is meant to Include in time all the artlstlo callings, reaching especially evory part of what some per sons know as boheraio. Itatlitlc of Raiiia's Army. The headquarters of the general staff has Issued tha statistics of Rus sia's army. On a peace footing tha military power of the natlo consists of 710,000 Infantry, 130,000 cavalry, 153,000 artllcry, 42,000 engineers and 89,000 department troops. The re serves numbor 2,700,000. There are 74, 226 troops on a war footing. Those are chiefly In Kwangtung and Port Ar thurArnold Lewis Glllln in Chicago Record. Coughs tell, you that there Is some thing wrong in the throat or lunirs. It is the cause, not the cough, that vou must iootc alter. Money a lloney Sec . . . . . . . . . r toral searches out the cause of trouble. it heals.the inflamed, surfaces, stops the irritation, loosens the cough and cures you thoroughly. Sold by agent in every town. Most of us would rather profit by the mistakes of others. TO CURB A COLD IN ON DAT. Take Laxative- iiromo Qdinine Tauijcta. All aruraiHU refund the monoy If It fulls to aura. a. . urovo ssuinuiuro uui mo uox. loo. Nearly any girl can wear a No. 3 shoo if it comos to a pinch. All goods are alike to PUTNAM FADELESS DYES, as they color all fibers at one boiling. The average woman is quick to Jump at conclusions and mice. Red Cross Ball Blue Is better than bottle or box blue and also much oheaper. Largo 2-oz. package B cents. The sky Is most cheerful when bluest; but it Is different with men. The prominence achieved by Garfield Tea as a blood purifier has not been equaled by anothor remedy: an lm- provement In the complexion can be seen after a few days' uso. The peoplo who attend funerals come to grief. Borne articles must be described. White's Yucatan nuous no doacrlption ; it's the real UllDg. The world loses gets sick, faith when a doctor Theurofit jiubllo aohools of the law clttri Ono Carter's Ink exclusively. It Is tho best and suau, uu muro man me pooroau uec lb Farsightedness is largely a matter of careful planning. Hra Wlnalow- Soothing Syrup, For children battling, auflona ttio guma, rrdur-Ai In ioniuiaUuD, allay, pulu, irai oe wind cullc. Uc a buttle, It isn't necessary to cultivate foals- They grow of their own accord. You .can't always judge a man by the cigars ne gives to his friends. For frost-bite, chilblains, sore and lame Joints, stiffness of muscles, try Wizard Oil. It won't disappoint you. A small boy is never so full of emo tion that he has no room for dinner. 100 Reward 100. The rpiulnraAf thta mfw. will. H nnn - learn that there Is nt least one ilroartod disftuse that aclenco hus boon ahlo to cure In nil Ita tuges, and that Is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure 1 the only positive cure now known to '.he medical fraternity. C'anirrh being a constitu tional dlue, roqutrn a constitutional treat monk Hull s Catarrh (Jure is taken internally, acting directly upon Vim blood and mucous sur faces of the system, thereby destroying the foundation of Uierilaease.andtflvlna-thnniitlnnt trength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing Its work. The nro- prletors have so much faith in its curative powers that they oflnr One Hundred Dollars for any case thnt it faila to cum. Hnnd fne Hut at Testimonial. Addrns P. i, CHENEY a CO., Toledo, a Hold by druggists 76a. Hall s Famlli- I'llla oro tha best. Success often simply means that the world has taken a man at his own valuation. AFTER THE L' IKE A TERRIBLE CYCLONE arln bacillus has passed over our coun try, from the Atlantlo to the Pa cific, leuvlng behind it a dark cloud of anguish and despair. Catarrh follows grip as effect follows causa, A multitude of catarrh victims will spring up In tha trail of the awful opt doralo of grip that has just passed over our fair country. Tho hope to these people Is Pemna, Most peoplo know this already. Everyone who has had the least touch of grip, should not full to take a course of treatment with Peru n a. Poruna eradicates evory vestige of the disease- and leaves the system in a normal condition. Hon. Joseph B. Crowley, Congress man from Illinois, writes from the Na tional Hotel, Washington, D, C., as follows: "After giving Pcruna a fair trial I can cheorfully recommend your remedy to anyone suffering with coughs, colds, la grippe and all catarrhal com plaints." J. D. Crowley. Hon. George H. White, Congressman from North Carolina, writes: "I am more than satisfied with Pe runa, and find It to be an excellent W. L. DOUGLAS S3 ft $3.50 SHOES B. The mini worth of W. I Douglas 3.00 and S3.no Shoe eomparod with other make 1 S4.00 to 10.00. Our4.00 0llt Kdge Mm eannot ha qnallml at any f-rloo. W make and ell mors eM.OO anil aM.OO ahoet hananyothertwo luanufacturarslnUie United bUtea. , T1IS It KAPOSI moraW. I,. Donilu ft anil IU than an Mid th.nan.oth.rm.k.UbatauMTHKV AMfc-ruk UKHT. Your ?..'.""""a mP Miami wa lr on. dealer aarlmla aala In each lon. amaaiidpili-aaliuiiiiedanbotliim. II you Toil, aend dlm-l lo factory, eni-lmln, prioi Blala kind ol leathtr, 111', and width, nlall no aiinallliite! In.l.l on harlniW U i rour uraiar will noi art tnrm lor Drica and U6a. aatra far Mrria... reach you anjwli.ro. WriMw aukiluiraa Wia ana AraJou la all our ahoca. JUrocktun, at a all V aa.. k : i. .1 j; , . 4 4. , mc. "lections, but endanger the lives ot all their friends and relatives. There's only one certain way of keeping dean inside so as to prevent disease and that is to take CASCARETS. Perfect disinfectant and bowel strengthened. iMl diseases are IMSrisz- i I.. -.I.-.- ,i uu i ,k)pAS 25c 50 ALL DRUGGISTS. CURE 11 bowel tronalee. louaneee, keel breath, aaat aloud, wind on tha tomaeaia blaataal bowel, flanl " 1 1!" " fca, ln4lMtlon, aalmpleat, inaalter aallnj , liver trenble, aalUw eoanplextau, I aHaalneea. When vaar bawele 1oi't not. reaja. ary fob ara ajeiunp; nca. ajonaupauan kill a aaiore peopla than all oilier atfeeasM iogmthn. It la eta r tar for tha ehranle allaaeau ao4 loaf year af aaaTbrlnfi that corn aflarwarale. N maitar what alia ob, a tart taklna; CASCARBTS to-aar, far roe) will newer ct well aaal ba wall all tba Utae until yon put jranr bowela rlfht. Tab enr adrteel atari with OAlOAKHTS to-alar, ander aa abaolute (uat aaitae to sor or money rarudoaU eat GRIP "l ' in-'" ' I awin III I ll I ill, il I J, remedy for tha grip and catarrh. I bave used it in my family, and they all join me in recommending It aa an excellent remedy." George H. White. Hon. J. P. Mogrew, Superintendent U. 8. Capital Police Forco, of Wash ington, D. C, says: "Having suffored from tha grip, I was advised by a friend to use your Peruna. I also used It for my catarrh, and I can now cheorfully recommend your romedy to anyone who Is suffer ing from tho grip and catarrh." J. P. Megrow. MIbs Anna Russell, Past Worthy Counselor, Loyal Mystlo Legion, 293 Endlcott I3ldg St. Paul, Minn., writes: "For years I have unfortunately found my system In a peculiarly recep tive condition for catarrh when I was exposed In any way to Inclement wcathor. At those times I would be soverely afflicted with la grippe and Its unpleasant consequences. "Now for the past year and a half I have used Peruna in such cases and have found that it not only cures me quickly, but It also cleanses my blood and rendors me less liable to catch cold. It Is the finest preventative of colds that I know of and a vary su perior tonic." Anna Russell. Ikmalaa hnairllh rtmaa ilalai, afaaa. OFAT begins in the bowels. It's the unclean placesthat breed infectious epidemics, and it's the unclean body unclean in-side-that "catches" the disease. A person whose stomach and bowels are kept clean and whose liver is live ly, and blood pure, is safe against yel low fever, or any other of the dread ful diseases that desolate our beautiful land. Some of the cleanest people outside are filthiest inside, and they are the ones who not only "catch PREVENTED avveadleltla. bll 'I i K W MM U il Hi GUARANTEED WSS eteallaa. aa4lala ta tha wartd. kle elaaoInU rrffmt ETX? T "f iirJbaat aaaailal. WaTVaw laJiVaael Will aall CAlH AXCTa akartatelr aaaraateed ta eara av rT-f aaw (air. kaaaaa trial, a Eaa aaiiaaaa, afler a.la- aaa AOe kaa, retara the aaaae C a aed ke aaaaaw kaa ta ail, aaall, ar Ika draarlat rVeaa wkeaa wee awrakavaa la, aad caa araar aaeaaw kack lar kaxb aaaea. Take aar aMilaa-aa aaatlar wkal aala yaa-atart to dT. Health will aalekly rlallaw and yea arlll hlaaa the da T?T nt atarted li,, tJA ICASiTl. Heoh free ky aialj. J4d(M triiUaNa JUkBDI CO., tkH I0UK r CHIUOO. CATARRH. ,ir""'pi' . il-,,.... lat akMinai Miss Alice Drossier, 1313 North Bry ant Ave., Minneapolis, Minn., writes: "Last spring I suffered from la grippe and was partially cured, but tha bad after-effocts remained through tha aummor, and somehow I did not get strong as I was before. In the fall I caught a cold aftor getting my foet wet and attending a lecture in a cold hall, and I sufferod a relapse. An un pleasant catarrh of tho bond and throat followed, and as I was in a weak condition physically previous to this, it took but llttlo to broak me down completely, "Ono of my college friends who was visiting me, asked mo to try Poruna, and I did so and found It all and more than I had oxpocted. It not only ourod me of tho catarrh, but restored me to perfect health, built up the entire sys tem, and brought a happy fooling of buoyancy which I bad not known for years," Miss Alice Dressier. It you do not dorlve prompt and sat isfactory results from tha use of Pe runa, write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a full statemont of yonr case and be will be pleased to give you his valuable advice gratis, Address Dr. Hartman, President of The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, O. PATEflTSis WITHOUT VBBJ eeaawfal ,t onl nlon. MII.OB.TKVKNN .,. K.mn, no. Plr. i lVi Slraat, V ANiUNOTON, . U. Branca oaai 0UkaQi. VlMalandaBvaUolt Yonr Fortonel Fulnre bmlneaa inrrm, mlafnr time and love aSalra foretold, only Itto, aoil your blftlidate, liy Imat aatrulni(ir llrlnit. l'ruf, llllAl'IIKL, HH74, lllnuliampton, N. T. ' nRaflDQVNEW DISCOVERY! lives liliwru I quick relief andcoraaworrt eaiaa. llook of ta.tlmnnlaia and I Pair treatment sau. B.a.ai.tiuu'uoa.saI,auaaaia. W.N. U. WICHITA NO. 10 I O Ol Vtiea asswering Advertlstmeots Klodly Heotloa Tills Taper. BY NEVER SOLD IN BULK. wwr aawar, iwaaaaaaaM, BiTaaaeaaaa per alaa-la eiraxllaaa, aaaflfwea ara