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Acadaoiy?Monday. "Hcrrmann the
<3rc'at"; Tuesday. James O'Xeill. in "The
Musketeers"; Saturday, "The Country
BIJou?Hlgh-class A'audevllle ali week.
The Academy of Music will be open
three nlghts this week. with entirely dlf
*crcnt clnsses of cntcrtalnments. The
jierformanres on Monday will bc by Hcrr
nann and his company of noveltics; on
Tuosduy, Joincs O'Ncill and a big com?
pany in "The Musketeers" will be the
nttrnctlon. and on Saturday "The Coun?
try Visitor" will bc the attraction.
Last week was one of the most suc
cessful ln Academy annals, and the bus?
iness althe l.'ijou was trcmendous.
"Lfon Hcrrmann. the famous miigician.
?who Hppcars at the Academy on Monday
matlnoe and nijht. is probably without
an equal ln his special Held- (magic) in
the world. He was for many years the
favorlte prcstidlgilutour of Europe an<l
the Orient- Prol". Herrmann has con
iractod to appear and is now headed for
Havana. Cuba. nftcr which ongagement
he plays in a few of ihe leading citles of
Moxico. and then rcturning throuph* the
Tnitcd Stutes on route to Boston. where
he closcs his scason the last week in
Maj\ Almost directly nftcrwards he
salls for Paris. Francc. where it is an
nounccd he will appear durlng the run
of the Pnrls Exposition. The present
tour is faid to be tlie most successful of
ali tho succcssful tours of thls remarka- ,
ble man. In his company is "SoUirct."
"Thc Queen of Lights." an exceeding
handsome young woman who executes
several of tho grnjidest dances ewr
plax.-ed upon the stapo with llght effocts
not only t-nrhanting and beautiful, but
puzzimg as woil. a.s she scintlllates and
blascs with llumes of a tliousand hues'
and shapes.
Tht- four Luciers. monnrchs of the mu
tdcnl world. will play on a number of
muslcal instrumc-nts. Their portion of
the -enterininmcrit is thnroughly high
class and in kecplng with the rest of the j
?cntertnlnmont, which has nlways been i
the best of its klnd before the public. !
? * . *. i
Tn view of 1he nppcarance of .lumes ;
O'Nelll in Liebler .fc Co.'s spectacular i
production of "The Musketeers" at the j
Academy on Tuesday, it may be of in- ]
terest 1o relate that late litorary re- !
?earches have prove.n that B'Arta^nr.n i
wus a c.harartcr sketched from real life. !
The Chevulier lVArtsignnn has liad a '
very pcculinr fortunc Irom a llternry ]
point of viow. He and his three famous ;
friends. Athos. Porlhos and Aramis, were ?
real nersons and real musket;-ors and i
they lived and fought und ligured ln
Jealousy and Love of Drink Brine:
Them In.
Pliyllis Twyiniui AVortli Hcr VTcIfflit iu
Gold zih n Prtiilucer of Fiiics?Two i
Youn;r"\Vlii?c Men Imlicteil for I
Slealing Coal?Driiuks. j
They came tip from far off Fulton, from
the Isluiid of Byrd and evan unto the
Bacon Quarler brauch to hear ar.d s-ee tlie
Great Dlsptinser give such punishment
unto tihc lawless citizens of the metropolis
as the law, diluted with common sensc,
did ?eem to him good, and they dii inak-s
a goodly company in tlie big AA'liite Chain- i
lier. ltlling Uie spaccs oven unto tlie itlironc
from wlience goelh forth tlie edicts to tlie !
Jealousy and love of drink were the
motive power to sin that s^yc the Great
Dlspenser material upon which to prac
tlee liis iudiicia.1 sleight-of-hand yesterday
moniing, ?uid <hough hc worked over his
clvil docket Friday llke a man trying to
butiton a now colktr a half a slze smaller
?tliaoi tlie sliin, unt.il 0:^0 P. M.. he was as
fivtsh for the new ordoal as a young doctor
before he lai-kles the State Board.
Frcd .lohnnon (colored) was charged
with assaulting and beating Kate Taylor.
He acknowledgud having shoved hcr and
Kate thimed iu tliat "hi: struck me too."
yet witli a look thut might be forglving.
If jKjrsuasion were cmployed.
Fred vuis tined len dollars, the Great
Uispensc-r's Icwcsl cost for striking a
?Roman ar.d Katie watched him shuffle
toward's thc pen with the air of a man
?whose hat blows away on shipboard and
he doesn't know where he will get an?
Relius allas Bufldie Mathcws, was
<Spf>clal Cr-blc LHspatch to the N.Y.AVorld.)
LOXBOX. Jan. 20.?The ravages of the
Grip ln" London nowadays are worse than
?t anv time sinee the original epldemie
ln assi.
-i- TrayetiinQ This Way.
':V-.?jlli^i?Briou?'?ipld?inlc8 of Grlphave trav
ISeled. rai?ld3y.wcptward. You can protect
S you'rscif aeainsi - Gri:? and Colds during
S- Fobntary and March by carryinsr a vlal <n
't?fZr>~:-\a- your jiockfct for imaaedlato.use/
;5;ind Ibecomc: insmune. ,
-' TMkcflckrly cuts it sbort prompUy.
:; rnaken <flurin? ,1t* ps*vaience. pre
ivoeenpte* Itoe *y?tem and 3>re?;enta it? in
^^aJ^^^te^fferina"^**?" & ?VPU?*
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those very>times of which Dumas has
given plcturcs in his famous stories.
The story was written by Courtilz de
Saidras. substantlally as recounted to
him by D'Artagnan, for D'Aatagnan,
like many another hero. could tell his
story, but could not write It The book
went to the upper shelves in librarles
where ludders were not kept and was
hidden for a hundred and fifty years.
Thcn one day a stray copy fell into the
liands of Alexandcr Dumas. He prompt
ly turned it into the "casy literatnre of
t'-e Parislan feuilleton. From ti.ere it
tj.rcad itself to England and Ameriia.
I r-st y?iir the "Musketeer" cra:*e ir.g
ei in full blast in London and New York.
?ind Sydney Grundy's version, in which
Mr. O'Neiil appcars here, is the most
sticcessful ol them all. as It ran for
?.-ight montbs at Her Majcsty's Theatre
in London, with Beerbohm Tvee as D' Ar
tagnan, and all spring at the'Broadwuy
Theatre. New York. with Mr. O'Neiil as
tlie dashing Gascon. Among those in
the east supportlng Mr. O'Neiil are: Ed
mund Breese, Jacques Kruger, Geo. D.
A. Johnson. JefTerson Lloyd, Mark Ells
worth, Arthur Gurreis. Maude Odell,
Norah O'Brien. Gertrude Bennett, Mln
nie Alctorson, John W. Thompson, Ed
j gar Forrest and Cluude Gilbert.
An axcDllent bill of high-class vaude
vilie has been engaged to entertain at th?i
Bijou this week. It isiabill that. from a
comedy point of view. promlses to be aa
?rond as the best that has beem at the
, popular j>la?.e of amusement.
Miss Llzzle Evans has been seen in this
city, but not in ??-audeville. She is
j a favorite. She is assisted ln her
[ vaudt-vil'e act by the taienied
| comediaji, H:vrry Mills, and will pre
| sen-t her Now York succ-ess "Two Girls
I and One Man." There ls not a funnier
I pair of entertainers on the stage in vaud
| eville than Sager Midge'ey. the faniou.-*
| "Kld" imrers-'onator. and G^rtle Carliste,
; tlif duOiIng and boautiful comedienne.
| Miss Gertrude H.-nnes. wliose beauti
: ful act. "Tlie Clioir CeLestial." was so
? w-'U receivod last week, has been re-en
gnged. and will produce the great novelty,
far t3ie benefit of-those who did not sce it
last week; Rice and Efmrer. two of the
cleverest- comedy bar tea.ms in the pro
feswion. are booked for their wonderful
act. Hall and Sianley will make Uieir
first bow in a bur'esque comedy that
promispis 1o he'p along- the pleasure of
the ovening. Harry C. Stanley and Miss
Dor's AVilsi n hav-e not been seen in Rich?
mond for sonie time. and their many
friends will w-'lcome the news that they
will be contributers to the bill. The Al
thca Twins will pu.t on an act that will
Ifccular performance will be given ail
charged with bcating Phyllis Twyman.
Somebody is always beatihg Phyllis
Twyman and she would have been kill
ed out long ago but for hor wire-grass
Phyllis ls black and lean and pitleu
with small-pox, but she has a virile liolu
on life in Lumpkin's bottom and if she
cannot attract attcntion by the llauntlng
methods of her kind. she sets beat and
thus keeps herself bc-fore the public c-ye,
where notoriety is the spice of ilfe.
Phyllis for ages has been a gold mine
as a producer of lines and the man so
low as to smile on Phyllis. rarely gets ofl'
with less than a ten-dollar bill in the
Police Court.
Phyllis, if given free run, would soon
pay the public debt by her bentings and
the city already owes her a debt of grat
itude that should recure her a pension
when she gets too old for inen to hain
mer on.
Relius alias Biiddie, went to the pen
under tlie burden of ten dollars fme and
an equal number of days in jall.
AV'm. Mclvenny ajid Jesse Rudie, white
youlhs, were sentenced to tifteen days
in jaii on the charge of stealing coal from
a Chcsapeake and Ohio car in Rocketts.
It is a common practice to pilfer coal
from the railroad yards. where many
loaded ca.rs are constantly on the tracks.
The young men claimed to have pick?*d
the coal from the ground, but two rail?
road dotectives swore thc-y saw them on
top tlie car.
The fact that the circumstances of the
young men was said' not to be a temp
tation to them to steal fuel. makes the
theft all the more surprising and shows
the looseness with which the crime ls
regarded in circles adjaccnt to the rail?
road yards. An effort will be made to
secure their pardon. The sentence was
the lightest ever given for such offences.
Harry Tug-gle, a young man just
starting up the hill of life. was charged
with being drunk on the street. The
Great Dispense'r parleyed with him a wee
blt and then lnvited tlie fresh dlsclplc
of bacchus to swear off for twelve
months. The boy looked at the book of
books and then kissed it with the alr of
a man about to turn on the cock of a
cold shower-bath and then disappeared in
the crowd.
Kitie Kober, who accordlng to her own
evrPifnce. has been out <of jall "sence
tho twinty ninte" was up on the old
charge of intoxication and' went back to
her old quarters for a. space of ninety
Patrick McAVillla-ias was also "gullty of
."tho good man's fault" and state'd that
he had Ilved in RIclimond fifty-three years
without ever having been to see tho
Great Dlspenser. This was a Tccordjtf
which few Richmonders can boast and
he was given the cross of the legion of
His Honor and discharKcd.
Charies Pulllng, Charles E. Langley,
R. F. Ford and Clarence Angle having
liquldated the fine and cost in similar
cases, waived the formality of paying
thclr respects to the Great Dispenser.
"Si IMiinkjirrl."
"Si Plunkajrd" is not an "Old 'Home
stead," nor is It a "Shoe Acres." -Nobody
suspocted that it was either wJien it sent
a .brass band around the styeets.
As a rustic drama it is not in the ciass
?with "*Hazel Kirk.** or "My Sweetheart."
"Si Plunkard" is simply a' rustic play
that dlsappoiuts those who sit in front,
axpecilng tasee an "AJvln Joslin," or'any
ojflier play of that ciass. It appeals to
those *n*ho wish to see a slmple country
play, with a cood band of ?music and a
threshing machlne ln full openatlon. As
thi? Wnd .of play the plece ls,a "go,"
otberwise .it is a failurc
T!if> 1000 Shitt AVn>f.
"The tfaehion'writer of the Phlladelphia
.Recf-d d*?ci*ibe? the-ahdrt-walat- of 1900
u followa:
Inatead of ? rlvine up tS**lr::Bh*Tt-wai**t._
a* fashion arbiters ?eemed"determlned;
tiuy jdu>uld,'fWoacn faav* deolded tiait'ltl
iS ?*?>,*?* -~k ' - - r *
Trial BottieofB.B.B. Sent
f ree--Cures Blood and
Skin Troubles.
Cures Cancers, Ulcers, Old Sores,
Persistent Pimples, Blood
Poison. Scrofula.
The only preparation known to medi
cal sclence which really cures to stay
cured all blood and skin troubles, includ
ing dccp-seatcd rhcumatism and catarrh,
Is B. B. B. (Botanic Blood Balm). Dls
covered 30 years ago by Dr. Gillam,
hence thoroughly testcd, and has never
falleff to cure the most deep-seated, ob
stinatc cases?the kind that resist doctors
and patent medlcine treatment. B. B.-B
is controlled by Blood Balm Co., a con
cern which oecupies a high place in the
world of mcdiclne.
If you are all rundown, have old, per
sistent sorcs. unsightly eruptions, pim?
ples, ulcers, eating sores, cancer, itching
sensations, eczema, skin pale and blood
le.=s, rheumatism; catarrh, scrofula, pain
ful swellings or bone pains, contagious
blood poison or any blood' taint, then try
one larse bottle of B. B. B. After uslng
it sufferers will flnd that sores begin to
lieal and the pains of rheumatism and the
foul breath of catarrh to vanlsh. The
skin will look healthy and the blood made
pure and rich. Complete instructions
go with e:ich bottle, so that patients
beoome their own doctor and cure
themselves at home at slight cost. B. B.
B. for sale by drug-stores tl per large
bottle, or six large bottles (full treat?
ment), $5. So sufferers may tcst B. B. B.
and know for themselves that it cures
the most obstinate cases. we will give
away free of charge a trial bottle. Write
or call to-day, address Biood Balm Co.,
10fi Mitchell St., Atlunta, Ga.
100 Mitchell St., Attanta, Ga. Describe
your iroub'e and free- personal mfidical
advice given.
is tho most useful artlcle in the.'r ward
robew, and this scuj-on v. i;i olinir to it
more determinedly than ever. Tho dif
.eienc;s n styles Usu.veiii the wwoats for
the season of 1900 and those of last ye:ir
ara principaJly matters of sinall detail.
Liiy.it vr,. and bias effects will he en?
tirely i.ut this summer, while vertical
effects v.-ill be en resle. Tucks will again
be tho height of vogue. Fan-shaped
uioks are. pcrhaps, the newest and most
novel innovation. These consist of clu=
U-rcd tucki-. oti'cr in Uk- front. in the
?bpjek. or botilv. dlverglng fror.*.the wa'st
line into a fan-shapv?. On ccrtain styles
of waists hemstitching and insertings, ar
ranged in various forms on the fronts
:nd sleves. :in<l :n rarc ai.-fs o:i tl:?*
back, too, will be very popular.
For backs, however, the perfectly plain
French back.fashlonable last summer will
obtain to a certain extent, while a back
with a cluster of tucks on either side.
elther paral'lel or forming the fan-shape
mentioned before. will have wide vogue,
:oo, being newer. A French bacA:. with
fiva narrow box-plaits down the centre,
will be very smai t.'
A new collar, nained the Dewey, is to
tho fofe as the lat'est, but the advance of
tlie season remains to prove whether this
novelty, with its warm. high' sido points,
will supersede tho becoming round-cor
ner-ed turned-over of last year. The D*w
;y coilar is a Ktanding I'and that is high
on vilher side and but tons in the haclc.
The slecvcs. of course, aro o.uite small,.
with very narrow, round-eomerd cuffs.
In materials. percales. gins'hams, ma
dras :'.'.id_ ch<*-vi?t are f"vor'tee*. and will
?bo largely in the ascrrAfmcy Tn pattern
designs. AVhite lawn will be *much used
for mid-summer wear. With, her usual
?ficklene."*."*. Dame Fashlon hias turmed the
-coldj dhouldor on ilast season's first fa
vorite, pinue. ond this will not be nenrlv
?o anodest as formerly. Handsorne waists
of all-over v.-ill be prom.ir.ent when a
rraor'* dr^ssy wai?t than usual is
desired. Those of Nottingham-made or
gandie, of laoo insertings and St_ Gall
ombroldery, will be especially stylish. ?
Ttotwoen Prionelv.
"Did you ever know that Miss Bjones
was going to marry ytMing Smith?" ~"
"I know it, but I cannot underrfand
how a girl aa intelligent as ?'w *s can
consent to marry a man stupid Though
to want to mai-ry her."?Harlem Life.
The Cliurch HiJl Eranch of the Society
for the Prevent ion of Cruelty to Ani
mals will meet at 2S01 east Grace street
n Tuesdoy, February 6th, at four o'clock
I*. M.
Sur;rical Opcrat ions for Piles Dangcr
ons und Uiiiiecessary. '
Tho failure of ointments, salves and
pills to permanently cure plles has led
many tb believe the only cure to be a
surgical operation.
But surgical operatlons are dangerous
to life, und moreover are often unsuc
cessful and at this time are no longer
used by the best physicians nor recom
mended by them.
The safest and surest way to cure any
case of piles, whether itching, bleeding
or protruding, is to use the Pyramid
Pile Cure, composed of vegetable oils.
and acids, healing and soothing to the
infiumed parts, and containing no opium
or other narcotic.
Dr. AVilliams, a promlnent orlficial
surgeon, says: "It is the duty of every
surgeon to avoid an operation if possi
ble to cure in any other way, and after
many triuls with the Pyramid Pile Cure
I unhesitatingly recommend it in prefer
ence to an operation.
"The harmless acids and oils contained
in it cause the bloo'd. vessels to contract
to a natural condition and the tumors
are absorbed and the cure is made with
out pain; inconvenience or detention
from business.
"In bleeding and itching piles the Py?
ramid is equally valuable."
In some cases a single package of the
Pyramid has cured long-standing cases;
being in suppbsitory form it ls always
ready for use, can be carrled in the pock
et when traveling: it is applled at night
and does not interfere with the dally oc
The Pyramid Pile Cure is not only the
safest and surest remedy for piles, but is
the best known and most popular from'
Maine:to'California. Every ' physlcian
and druggist knows it and what it Will
The Pyramid Pile Cure can be found at:
all drug stores at 50 cents for full slsed
* A llttle book on cause and cure of plles
rnalled free by addresaing the Pyramid
Drvit Co., Manhall. Mlcb. , _,_,.__ _*?
The Delight of Roughing it in Florida
Swamp and Brake
A Canvns Roof, a Gcuial Crowd aml
Virginia Rye. the'Fallins Rain
Drops Have Small Tcrrors.
f'almcttos and Pincs.
FIA^ Jan. 20.?The following is a Ietter
written from a Arirginian in Florida
describlng the pleasufe of hunting and
roughing it.
AVe were camping this week on Lake
AVdnder and having more deer on hand
than we needed or could preserve. we
sent our Cracker cook and a one horse
wagon with two to our lodging place and
he returned Friday with our mall and
ln It were two papers bearing on them
the familiar initials "H. C. A." Iteally,
it was not so much to add to the luxurics
of our friends at t'he lodgings that wc
sent in the deer as it was that I might
hear from my wife and dear little "kid"
way yonder in old A'irginia. Our. pine
smoked messcnger returned with a bun
dle of pleasant letters from home and
the papers, and at an hour that we were
cooped undcr our tent, sheltering from
one of these tropical downpours that
come in sheets like the sails of a sloop.
We had just pulled off our soaked leg
glns and changed our clothcs. taken a
"Joe Darter" of old AMrginia rye?so
after eating an unearthly dinner of
frrits (Florida currency) with brown ven
ison gravy and assisted in making way
with a pot full of stewed venison ribs
and otlic-r food rongenial to these two
items on the bill of fare, I coilcd up or.
my wire cot upon mybcdding that I had
put in a pile, covered* for additional pro
tection, with my old "saddle bags law
yer" rubber cape. , There 1 read the news
from home: there I was a begrimed hun
ter with ali the wiids of a primeval
forest around me; way yonder. where 1
am known as a country lawyer. was my
wife and little ones: letters from them
hoping that I was well and happy: fril
ing. in he::.vy pattcrs were the rain drops
on the canvas, streaming from tlie yic-ld
ing palmetto fans. that ?hot out from the
trunks of these aristocrats of the forest.
There was a kind of pleasant pathos n
ali thls that would stir even the man who
confesses that he is impelled now and
then to steal away and gralify his sav
age instincts. Then I read Pendleton or.
the good old "has beens" of Tazewell and
found among them far greater and bettcr
men than I who were described for their
prowess as slayers of deer and bear.
The hunting party was composed of
Mr. Bailantine. my. erstwhlle friend from
New Jersey, Beal, a native FloridSan. the
best woodsmen and hunter I c-ver saw?
and a born good man: our native
i-racker cook and your humble servent.
Our hunting ground was around about
Lake AVinder. about 1? miies S. AV. of
here. AVe had two small one pony-wug
ons?these carried our tent, cots and bed
ding?camping outfit. Bailantine bad a
light buckboard In which we drove two
Florida ponies and in this we rode and
carried our guns and hunting togs. AA'e
put our tent at a- spot where the poor
Seminoles urcd to canip, close by a fresh
water pond and amid a palmetto and pine
" grove. rlght on the edge of the prarie.-?
that sproad out westward to the shcre
of the lake. To the east, back as we had
come, was the Ilat'pine wcods?the trees
lov.- and sparce?the undor growth of low
saw palms?here and there in round.
oblong or straight narrow beds: about
would be small hummocks, thick with
many different Irees, often the sombre
live oak, covered with thick hanging
moss. enlivened by the grecn glisten of
the thick fo!t::god r.agnolia. SIoi^'.s
here, ponds there, water everywhere, but
ull covered with an amber sea of fragile,
wavy sedge grass, not thick. Two great
old horned owls came and interviewed tis.
hooting their froggy coarse low hoots?
and now and then their fiendish attempts
at a laugh.--- They stayed around ali the
time we were there. -Seven or* eight
whooping crancs stood a few hundred
yards off. their heads just aboye the tall
grass. Our dogs put thrce cobns up .1
little pine nearby, nnd they sat there till
dark. AA'e shot on the road enough par
tridges for supper?eat the brea-fast
from bacon?but none of that tatne
t-ommodity after that.
Next morning we were 011 our ponies at
S o'clock. w-aiting till that time for ihe
deer to i=eok enver and lie down. AVe had
two dogs, beautiful hounds. one a gamey
youngster that was raiher fast. the ot!ier
the perfection of a trained <>?er dog. AVe
did not go more than a quarter of a m'le
from caimp until tva struek a irial. which
provnd to be that of a doe and yearling.
The young dog was sonn '"strung" by a
slrong cord and that tied to the saddle
and handled by Eoa'. The old dog then
noifvlessly fto'.lowcd the trail. very Tnttch
as a setter roading birds. AVe got into a
pond of hlgh swlich srrass nnd the deer
ran- out?one being crippled by Beal. AAre
found blootl and followed on too soon,
the deer stcipplng on t'he prajrie in a bed
of low saw palmetto not over five hun?
dred yards from us. AVe then walted on
the track, after she had ?scaped us, for
a,n hour, giving time to hide and lia
down?then we again took up the trail and
followdng it about a mile: I rode her up
in hlgh grass and by that time she was
pretty well done up. Still she chased
around till I shot four timt/s at her in th?
brush from horsebaek before we bagged
her. For two more. successive mornlngs
we killed a. deer, one of them .falling c
clusively to my g-un?a Iarge fat doe.
Though sha had ssveral shots in her. I
enclose you the one that d"d the work,
cntering ju.<=t behind the ribs. ranging for
ward and lodging in hcr neck.
V?*hen ovi dogs showed signs cf f;xpect
ing the deer to "rip." we nsually d's
tnouiited, and then it was wading in water
knee deep, now and then, which I did for
at least two Ihours each day, headins
around small switch-grass ponds and pal?
metto patches. Now. Alderson, ali this
looks kind o' savage. dosen't it? AVhat
manner of animal is man, that this bn
ccmes the height of enjoyment? I never
left home so reluetantly in my life? the.
wear and tear of-work had made me timid
and narrow: I was full of eold and out of
trim?ln fact?cowardly. and shrunk from
tr.e task, but I never enjoyed one of these
outihgs so much. Going from here we
drove eipht miles on a shell roa'd down
Indlan river; you know that is a beautiful
body of water. The land owners, through
whoso pre.m:ses the road runs, require the
forest trees (a strip of them. next to the
river) to l?e left standing for what they
call a, 'wind breaik" ito protect their
groves. These are. palims, moss hanging
Hve baiks and magnolias and ot'her aver
groens; they arclt over the road; but ali
this - country is ' comparatiyely open?not
?the vihy, weedy'jungle Imaglned of the
tropics, On the otbe'r side of the road are
little cottages, some pretehtlous, others
?humble, but ali picturesque, snuggled be
neath the trees. Tho orange trees are
thick and green, but no-fruit, aud the
cplden border they made bn my first trip
<6 the.shores of. the Indian river . has
faded away, but the frost t annot bite the
gentle'.breath of the^Gulf; Sttwun." nor fbs
streaks?of sunphlhet-lhat warm this weird
and curioua land/.^^, ': ;_>^_.' ?? Kv
. .ThW little att?ni^: at descrlption would
HALF 0111
runaCumCatarrh Itemm Located.
Congressman Smith, of Illlnois.
Hon. George AV. Smith, mcm
ber of Congress, in a recent lct
ter from Murphysboro. 111., to
The Peruna Medicine Co.. says
the following in regard to Pe?
runa for catarrh:
Gentlemen?I take pleasurc In
testifylng to the merits of Pe?
runa." I have taken one bottle
for mv catarrh and I feel very
much "benetited. To those who
are afflicted with catarrh and iri
need of a good tonic. I take
pleasure in recommending Po
Geo. W. Smith.
Maior Longstreet.
Majo: Robert L. Longstreet.
who served on the staff of Gen
oral t.ee. General Francis V.
Grcene. General Arnold, of tho
Regulars. and General AVIHls
ton, in the late war with Spain,
is the son of the great ex-Con
federate G.-nerai. Major Long?
street was.mustcred out in June,
and he is now in Washington
trying to get ? rid of the perni
cious" malarlal fever which he
contracted in Cuba. He found
Peruna of benetit on his return
to the United States, and 'says
the following in regard to the
great catarrh cure and tonic:
"I have taken Peruna as a
tonic on my return from Cuban
climate and lind it excellent."
Miss Jcnnie Johnson.
Miss Jennie Johnson. Arice
IVesident Chicago Teachers'
Federation, JillS Lake Park ave
nue, Chicago, JII.. writes:
"Among the different remedies
I have tried when in need of a
tonic, no'ne have helped me
more than peruna. 1 find it es?
pecially helpful.in cases of ca?
tarrh of the stomach; it re
stores the functions of nature,
Induces 4s!eei> and builds up the
entire system." -
Catarrh of the pelvic organs
is the bane of womankind.
Must cases of backat-he are
causcd by catarrh of the kld?
neys. Peruj.). is just the medi?
cine for catarrh of the kldneys.
It stimulates the kldneys to
excrste from tlie blood the ac
cumulatiiig poison. It glves
vigor to tho heart's actiori and
digcstlve system. Peruna should
be used in all cases of catarrh
of the kidneys.
Peruna Not aCure-AJL -
Peruna Is not a "cure-all": it.'cures.'Juat;
one dlsease?catarrh; " But since catairbHs
able-to fasten Itself withln the duTerent
organs of the body,- so it is that Peruna
cures affectlons of these organsi. But we
Insist that Peruna cures one dlsease only.
AVe ciaim that Peruna Is ihe only Internal
sclentific remedy for catarrh yet devfeed.
AVe claim that catarrh is a systemlc dls?
ease; that is to say, It invades the whoie
system. AVe claim :that Peruna Isa sys
temic remedy; that is to say. it eradicate?
catarrh from thc system. Catarrh is not
a-local disease; Peruna is not a local rem?
edy. Since catarrh invades the system.
' only a systemlc remedy can reachr it.
This is, in brief. our claim In assignlng to
th? dlsease?catarrh?our remedy. Peruna.
Booker T. AArashlngton., Tresident of
Tuskegee College, Tuskegee. Ala., says:
"I have used one bottle of Peruna and I
can truthfully say that-I have never
taken any medicine that has improyed
me as muth as Peruna." "
There Is no medicine that can take Its
place. Address The Peruna Medicine Co..
| Columbus, O.. for free catarrh bpok.
Says of Peruna: "Ijoin Sen
ators SulHvan, Roach and
McEneryin their good opin
ion of Peruna as an effective
catarrh remedy. ";,?,
Hon. .AVm. A- Deane, of San Franclsco.
Hon. AVm. A. Deane, Clerk of
the city and ccunty of Sart
Francisco, ln a Ietter wrltteri
from San Franclsco, says:
"I would not be wlthout Peru?
na. 'as I have fourul it to be tho
best remedy for catarrhal com
plaints that 1 have ever ns?d?
I have tried most of ali tho so
cailed catarrh remedies adver
tiscd. and can conscientiously
say that of ali the remedles foir
catarrhal complaints recom
mended to me none' have be?n\
so beneficial as Peruna."
Everybody Is subject to> ca?
tarrh. Peruna. cures catarrh,
acute or chrooic, wherever lo
Hon. Thomas Gahan. '
Hon. Thomas Gfthan. of Chi*
cago, III.. r. ember of Xationat
?Comm;tii?e of the Demoeratio
party. writes as follows. "I waa
afllicted with catarrh for four
teen yeirs and though I tried
n.any remcdies and appl!?l ta
several doctors, l was not abla
to tir.d a eure. f'inaliy I teara
ed of the remedy, Peruna,
through a friond who had usedt
it. I took Pp'-L-na for twenty
tv.o weeks. and am now entlretj*
cured. I have ev??ry rea.Mn tO
think my rv.re a r?rmanent one,
as it has b^en a y*r since them,
T can heartily rpv'.rrnnsnd Penw
as a catarrh re:rady; it wfi! curfl
when ali other remedies fall."
Mrs. Brackett. " ,
Mr. F. E. Brackett, S Sabl$
street. Medford. Mass.. says: "X
have been treating myselt fo?
catarrh for about twenty-foutf
"years. IXiring that time I hav?
used many different kinds ot
ii-.edicine, but since using your
medicines I find them far supe
rior in every respect. The tonkt
ctfect of Peruna on me Is truly
wond-irful. My wife uses and
recommends Peruna."
Few sto? to realize in hottf
many ways catarrh can affect
the body. Every organ, every
duct. .-every passage, every
opening of the human body 13
Hable to catarrh. Peruna Is aa ?
internal, systemlc catarrh reme?
dy, and acts oeneticially on ali
of the mucous membranes of
the human body. Conseo,uently
it is eqtialiy effectlve to cura
catarrh in any organ.
be ir.comiplete. were I tofn-'l to tell you,
that on th'-wet day 1 ment ned, jusit as
our d'naer was being t??gun. up walked
three stalwart crackers rrom beyond AVin
der, Who had come over in row boats to
hunt ooorcs and cats; one I recognized at
once as Bob Savage, whom I saw si:ting
on an alligator several years ago, skinnmj;
it and tlyj th'ng still squlrm/ng. They
had three coyoiey looking curs?and men
and dogs steaming from the saaking wet?
about a do/cn coon skins swinging with
strlngs under their arms. They wore no
thinj, but overall canvos bretjehes, cotton
ado undershirts (no top one), heavy shoes
and broad black hats?neither under s:x
feet?one six feet four, and black as you
please. They stood out .in the rain?
cracked jokes?one said ke had j-.ist
stepp?tl on a cotton mouth moccasin -muke
and "bogged him down" and loped "offen"
him and took a piece of fat pine and killed
him. They ea.t half a Httle deer and
?swlgged our" coffee (we showad them no
other fluid) and went for our bread'and
butter; invited us to their ;-hunting|
grounds. left happy, splitting water. to.
their boat on the lake.-.^ ... ?-? : I
This Is an unspphistlcated' screed, but
I wanted soma one to tell .my tale to, and
thus it is.
I shall lea.ve here Tuesday and go^ to
the Gulf side to Invorness, Cltrus county,
Fla., for a day or two to sce what sort
of a hunting country that is, then gd^ back
to the mountiains about the first of next
TP/*nt>. there to take up the trall where I
left off. ?-?-' . ? ' **?' "- ?'..' -
Mr, Thomas F. Meaney, of Petersburg.
b?'t forrrrerly nf the United States Inter.
nal F.evnue office hera, will spend to
day In Richmond. ' ? . ?? '"-'.??:??.
If the system is
.overworked ni
ture.needs aid to
restbre tne;body:
to*-a normal
healthy' .cohflP
_...,..tion. The best
'?*;:Smedicirie to : do
yslfcy-ill cure ^;f-; V: *

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