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TRUSTS MUST HALT.
7TOS THTTRT COMrAXV FRESTOHXT PEFIMCS THEIR- UMI ' TATIONS. MUST SERVE AND NOT RULE. John SUei<on Willlnnm Jinked a Xo <«J»lo Speech In Xctr Orleans. rEorus wua, nu.\w this ltxe. Pwilno for Uic CiUront. of the * Crescent City In |R«|tonii« to an .Address of Welcome and Ont ■ upokcn Drelnratfonw In the Mmlts • f Cnpl««l and Monopolies Dellver - «>d at Xntlonal JJsnkcrii Asn^n. rollotrtnsr is the speech of John Pkel ton Will Jams, president of the trust sec tion of the American Bankers' Associa tion, in response- to th© address of -wel come in behalf of the city of New Or leans Tuesday evening: We feel honored, sir. by such a "wel come, so gracefully expressed,' in behalf of the community with a history of two ■ centuries of civilization,, growth, and achievement. No city in the. country has known more vicissitudes and changes than yours; none has figured more grandly in our political, our martial, and our commercial annals. You represent here, as perhaps nowhere else on earth, the old times and the new impulses and purposes. Born French. New Orleans has grown to. majesty and- power— English and American, assimilating and governed by the best qualities and characteristic? of two great races. Your story is vivid, crowded with incidents and pictures; with tragedy and comedy, with 'heroism and patriotism, through all of which runs the. record of steady, ceaseless, untiring commercial advancement. You have fought and overcome foes. *uch as few communities have had to con tend against. Your city is identified with battles among men which have made it known the world over; '.and with battles with the forces of nature, the winning of which has won for you prosperity. The American people' " have twice humbled and overthrown, the power mightiest of all the world, except our own; and in the world's history York town and Key: Orleans live together as marking the. culmination of . two vast victories. the ends of two great wars. Story of Achievement. Xear the field where the American rifie men beat back Pack enham,-.. American enterprise and skill and industry have conquered the Mississippi, mightiest of all •watei-s. and made it a faithful and use ful servant, instead of a destroying force. That huge flood has been governed and pruided and subjected to thc^will of man. You have met and faced and overcome the more insidious pestilence, and. emanci pated yourself from the ravages which xised to fill your streets with mourning and bring silence and desolation to your marts. Yon have met the changing con ditions and adapted yourselves to them; and never; in ; all your history have you b- ?n confronted with an emergency 100 complex or too terrifying for your energy and .strength and courage to deal with. Your city has' been the territory, and her people the citizens of three nations. She has known enormous expansion: from the hamlet clinging, precariously alonr "he curved river bank, to the boom t: \s, when she was the centre of the whole Bouthweat, and the wealth of all the great Mississippi Valley floated down to her on the broad river— the days of song and etory and" legend, when rivcrmen and planters and a motley collection of men of ail climes and nations jostled each other on the banquettes— the aays when the old city felt young because of the new vigor and growth that nad come to her. and was the home of wild gaiety and beauty and brilliancy, of energy and reckless courage, and abounding wealth; the virility and dash of a frontier town, beautified and govern eu by a civilization too old and firmly established to allow its dignity to be shaken or its high stand ards impaired by any rush of strange citizenship or new things. When' prosperity was suddenly halted; when you were a besieged city with your best- and bravest left stark and bloody on Virginia battlezelds. and your fairest and dearest went mourning about your grass-grown and silent streets, your peo ple met the situation with unconquered spirit. So they continued to do when the humiliation of conquest came upon them and through the bitter days of recon struction, when at the cost of tnelr own blood and lives and with their own strong hands they asserted their right to con duct their own affairs and to govern t..'eir Own State and city in their own interests. New Orleann Ttecord. After all this how stands tne record? You are a commercial city, and your commerce is your glory .and the. figures Sive the best testimony of your strength and~ courage and ability to deal with diffi culties and to overcome obstacles. You need no better evidence of what you are, ■what you have done, than the story told in the official records. The Government reports show, that the past fifteen years have seen the foreign commerce of this city practically double Itself, both as to exports and imports, and jt is indicative of the* wontierfui ( ESTABLISHED 1863. Ch&.se Bro»/\, Chase Bro.A, Chase Bro./\, Hackley, Hackley, Hackley, ,;'■;' and f Carlisle Carlisle Carlisle ;' Over 5,000 of our Pianos sold m Virginia and JS'orth Caro [lina. |V -Write us for manufacturers' ■prices aud terms. |Ch&se-Hackley f Piano Co., BROAD STREET growth of this section that in the value of exports New Orleans stands next to Nov.- York, and ahead of Philadelphia, Baltimore. Boston, and San Francisco. In the matter of a favorable; trade balance,; that is to say, excess of exports over imports. Wcw Orleans .outranks every other port in the United States, including New York, and it is an interest ing fact to note that the exports from New Orleans for the past year, exceeded in value the total exports of all the ports of the great Empire of China, with 'her 40G.u00,000 people, for . whose trade u.e nations of the world are now. so eagerly scrambling. Your steady growth as a manufactur ing city has been remarkable. In art and letters you; are .conspicuous Nearly- one hundred flourishing schools and rqlleges; provide for the intellectual development of your, people, while, nearly twice; as many churches minister to their religious wants. • ■ All of your institutions, whether of charity, of learning, of, business, or. of festivity, bespeak the vision,. .energy, ex cellency and grace ol" your manhood. ■You ."have done much in the past, and are destined to do more. 1 have the honor to represent hero one of the means develop ed by modern necessities and devised by modern thought and experience, wh'ch will aid your growth and enlarge your achievements. The Trust Company— the very name, trust, has-been made odious to the American people— yet' it is the Trust Company that has made- the Impossible possible. It has gathered- the capital of many investors, and with aggregated and concentrated power it has done what no individual enterprise or fortune could do. It has collected and held money in vast masses, and made it effective for tremen dous achievements. Story- of <lie Tmstß. The Trust Company as an institution has in a comparatively short period, from a small beginning, advanced swiftly, un til It has become to-day the most power ful engine of modern finance. The total resources of trust companies in the United States in ISSO were stated at ?1-<5,G00/*O3. The reports of the Treasury Department at the present time show that the resources of the trust companies of the United States have now- reached the enormous sum of two billion dollars, which is more than the entire stocks of money, including sold and silver and paper meney, of the great German Em pire and, the Empire of Russia corn bin c-d. From ISSO to 1592, the capital stock of these trust companies, .according to the records of the Comptroller of the Curren cy, has grown from • $18,000,000 to; 5150.000, 000, whilst their surplus of $5,000,000, in ISSO. has increased twenty-five fold to 5150.000.000 in IDO2. The records also show that the number of trust companies has increased from tnirty in ISSO to more than four hundred to-day. There are more than 4,300 nation al banks now in operation in the United States. The individual deposits of these banks in l?)o2.wcre 3.0.15- million dollars; the individual deposits of trust compa nies at the same time were 1.525 million dollars— one-half as great as the deposits of national banks, notwithstanding the fact that there are ten times as many national banks as there are trust compa nies. The average amount of individual deposits of national banks was $720.0^; the average amount of individual depos its ol" trust companies was SS.f.VXOOO, or five times as great as the average de posits of national banks. The individual deposits of our . trust companies to-day are seventeen times as great as they were in ISSO end it is m te-rcsting to note that the increase in capi tal stock and the increase in surplus from ISO.", to 1902 amounts to more than the en tire capital stock and surplus of all trust companies in the United States as late as 1S90; whilst the increase In individual deposits in the past seven years of one thousand million dollars is* just three times as much as their total individual deposits amounted to in ]S9O. >"<sirtliiisr FlKrnrc.i. . In'the year ISSO the individual deposits of national bank?, State banks, ana trust companies aggregated 1,1 S3 million dol lars, of which 74 per cent were held by national banks, IS per cent, by StatV banks, and S per cent, by trust "compa nies. In the year 1902 the individual de posits of- these three classes of banking institutions had grown to 6,322 million dollars: the proportion held by. national banks had declined from 74 per cent, tc 4? per cent.; the proportion held by State banks had increased from IS per cent, to I'G per cent., whiln the proportion held by trust companies had increased from only s per cent, in ISSO to more than 24 per cent, of the total in IT 1 In other words, whilst the records show that the individual deports of trust, companies nave increased 1.600 per cc.it. since ISfO. the increase in individual deposits of- the national banks has been only 271 per cent., and the increase in Individual deposits of State banks. 713* per cent. It is a gratification to the trust com pany section to know that nearly all of the trust companies of the United. Stales are now enrolled as members of the American Bankers' Association. Our members are scattered through forty three States and Territories, and we also have one valued member in the far-off Snndwlch Islands. ' There was a net gain during the year of &3 new members, and as there are now but few trust companies not members "of the association our increase in numbers Hi the future will come principally from new trust companies yet to be "organ ized. •". ; The trust company in this country is now attract ing to its service men ofMht most distinguished attainments, leaders in ihought and action, recognized captains of industry. Presiding officers of trust com panies in New York city at the present time Include one, former Vice-PresJdent of the United States and two 1 former Secre taries- of the Treasrry : • Limit, of Trust Power. I recognize, as every thlnldrig man must. that there is a limit beyond which ; the combination of capital should not gcn-l a point at which the power of concentrate . cd . cap! tal i should he' : haJ ted. For th© > ac complishment, of Sxtise; and? proper ; ecohoit mics. 4 for ' the i development of : efficiency r THE RICHMOND DISrATCH-THUSgD^ V, NOVEMBER 13> 1902 in service and the promotion of the pub- Jic convenience and comfort, combina tions and aggregations of capital are right, and should be encouraged. When they bend their .energies to the stlliins of competition and undertake to ■ become monopolies they < should be met and checked and must be. if our ! institutions. are to be maintained and we arc to remain a free people. As one identified wiih trust company and banking interests and Tvilh railroad interests and as chairman of thr- Trust Company Section of the American Bankers' Association, I say to you that the power of money ouprht to be re strained and the power of corporations properly controlled. I believe that the common sense of the American peop*^ I can b(? relied on to discern the dangej I point' and 'so draw the line there and an nounce the edict "hitherto shnlt thou come and ..no further, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed." ■We are interested alike as tax-payers, as citizens, as. workers. Those- of us who i undertake to despoil our fellows to-day may ourselves be tne subjects of injus tice and the helpless victims or some nev> and mighty combination to-morrow. At this moment it is charged that the com merce and prosperity of the entire South are threatened with the blight and thp j oppression of vast railway.' associations;; which are attempting the placing of thf> control of the entire s/stein of railway transportation in- the keeping of one mar or set of men and at the mercy of one Interest, which may" be guided by. this impulse' or that— which may demand that our business shall he developed or de pressed. "Whilst it is pleasant to feel thai there are still lines of transportation be yond the reach of any monopoly, yet it is woj] for us to know that even thi? vast power can be dealt with; and the people may be trusted to deal with it. As you here and your neighbors above mail^ Joyces and limits for the mighty Mi.^i* sippi. and directed it into usefulness and restrained its ravages, so this power of capital can be checked and governed and guided by the strength cf the people Monopoly; cp^rossive or threatening to be so, invites its own overthrow. No man. no trust, no accumulation of capital or combination of interests, however, stupen dous, can stand against the wrath cr jiisily grounded suspicion of the Americk'ii people or against the organized resent ment or resistance of any State of this great Union. Servants of the People. The business of the corporation; of tf.c trust company, of the bank, of . everj combination of capital and brains and j enterprise, is to give the public gooo i value for- fair returns. The moment an> 01 us go beyond that and attempt to ex tort from tl.e public unjust tribute or extravagant dividends or profit on un-. fnirly inflated issues of securities, or tr exercise unjust discrimination, we cense to- be business-men and become high waymen, in fact, if not in law. When we cease to become the servants anft partners and associates of the people from whom we draw our living, in return for our investments of money and expen diture of thought and energy, and under take to be the masters of the people, ano despots, demanding blackmail from them. we forfeit our claims to respect and j sympathy, and invite vengeance. We in cite ignorance to seek redress by violence and intellect to devise methods for our destruction. It is our duty to recognize our respon sibilities and obligations to the great pub lic on "which all of us depend for our living, to respect its rights, to offer It nE.UAItKABLE SUCCESS Of n Xcit Catarrh Cure • A large and constantly increasing ma jority of the. American pcopie are catarrh sufferers. This is not entirely the result of our changeable climate, but because modern investigation has clearly proven that many diseases, 'known by other names, are really, catarrh. Formerly the name catarrh .was applied almost exclu sively to the common nasal catarrh, but the throat, stomach, liver, bladder, kid neys, and intestines are subject to ca tarrhal diseases as well as the nasal pas sages. in fact, wherever there is mucous mem brane there .is a feeding ground for ca tarrh/ . The usual remedies, inhalers, sprays, douches, or powaers, have been practical ly failures, as far as anything more than temporary relief • was concerned, because they- simply' dry up the mucous secretions, without having the remotest effect upon, the -blood and liver, which are the real sources of catarrhal diseases. It- has been known for some years that the radical cure of. catarrh could never tome from local applications, but .from an internal remedy, acting on the blood and expelling the catarrhal poison from the system. A new. internal preparation which ,has | been on the market only' a short time, has met with remarkable success as h. genuine, radical cure for catarrh.'- It may be found in any drugstore, sold"' under the name of Stuai-s Catarrh, TTarb r lets, large, pleasant tasting, lozenges, composed principally of antiseptic ingre dients. Bloodroot, Red Gum, and simiiat"; catarrh specifics. - - ; . .'■■■ Dr. Ainslee, in speaking of : the new catarrh cure says: "I have tried the new catarrh remedy,' 1 Stuart's Catarrh: Tablets, upon thirty - or forty patients' 'with' re markable satisfactory, results. Tney clear the head and throat more effectually and lastingly than any douche or inhaler' that : 1 have ever, seen, and although they are what is cabled a patent- medicine and; sold; I by druggists, ■ I do . not ■ hesitate to recoin- ' mend them as I. know'them to be -.free; from cocaine and opiates, and that; even a little child; may, use them^ with entire safety." ■•'■ .\-. ■- ''.:■_ ".-._ . " Any; su ff erer , from : nasal [ catarrh, i throat, or .; bronchial^ ;% trouble, catarrh ,; of . thfc ; stomach, v linger. ; or,' bladder will find * Stu art's Catarrh iaTablets .•effec tive, 1 - pleasant, a and ■: yoiiri dfuigglstiwlll i tell i j^uYthey i are!abaolutely"' tree ; &gig ■ aiuy.i lnjurlou* " drug. -V?Z*£ always fair value" for what it pays up 10 encourage and accept honest competl lion as the 'best' stimulant of our strength and offering tne most accurate measun of our manhood. Your trust companies here have enable'" you to do things you could not have don without them. As your people, all through your long history as a communi ty, have proved their ability to deal with every emergency of war and every prob lem .; of peace, tney can be relied on ii. common with their feilovz-citizens at tlv proper time ar.d in t.ie proper and conser vative Vvay. I mean by "conservative, preserving and maintaining, and destroy ing no rights and no value. Again 1 thank you in behalf of all the members of this association for the wel come which I know comes from hospi table hearts and expresses the feeling of a generous neople of a well-established and tried city. I am glad to have had the opportunity to say here what I know is in the minds of my colleagues and associates. The real business-men and builders of the coiintry — those who represent actual values and substantial investments, and real money, want to be creators and origi nators, and not despots; helpers and associates, and not tyrants or plunderers: legitimate competitors for business, and not monopolists or masters. FATE OF A "HUMAN PRODIGY" IN GREENE COUNTY. "Willie Hnrlovp, Who Weighed 225 "When Eleven and Cold Neither tnllc Nor "Walk, Burned- to Death. QUIXQUB, VA.. November 12.—(Spe cial.)—Miss Daisy Harlow, living at Amicus, and a Mr. 'Sullivan- were married on the Oth instant. The bride is the daughter of Louis M. Harlow, deceased, who was the father of that human prodigy, "Willie Ernest Harlow, whose weight when H years old was 225 pounds, and who could rieimer talk nor walk. The parents took the ch.»u on an exhibition tour to Norfolk and other eastern cities, where the father contracted tne fever, and was brought home and died soon after. The child's untimely death was caused by its falling into a open nearth fire Being unable to move itself it was burn ed to death. A young man from the Valley was at ; tending the union prayer service at Quin que on Sunday night last in company with some girls, t when his horse shied from the road,' and upset the buggy, throwing all hands out into the road and also breaking the buggy- in several places. None of the occupants of the vehicle were hurt. Willie H. Harlow, of Quinque, has be< busy, for three days delivering nursery stock from Richmond. The trees are stid to be .the choicest lot ever brought to the county. . » The Greene County Telegraph' Com pany has been thwarted in their efforts to construct their line to Barboursville, on account of Mr. Haxall's forbidding trespassing on hisland. It now develops, too, that the pike on which the line is built so far is private property. This will mean a considerable loss to the company if things stand as at present, as the poles are quite large and will be planted at short intervals. Besides there are some private lines of poles erected. Wheat is looking excellent at and corn shucking is now giving the farm ers ample exercise. It will make a fine yield. . The turkey* are dying from cholera in startling numbers around Quinque. South River church is being plastered by Charles Lupton. of Earlysville, Va. Miss Lottie Deane is teaching in the family of Marcus Watson, In Madison. Miss Hettie Deane is teaching a private school at Union Chapel.' The whooping-cough is now amongst the children in the Ruckersville town ship. The Circuit Court convened in Stanards vlllfj. Some interesting cases are on the docket. Wednesday is the regular coun ty court day. ' ■ H. S. GILLENWATER DEAD. A Pheasant Flevr Into \lls Room Shortly Before His Demise. • G A^iV CI T T - VA; > November 12—(Spe ciaI.)_Mr. H. S. Gillenwater. an as-cd and prominent .citizen, is dead at his home, in Rye Cove. It was into his room that the coveted pheasant flew a few days ago. . . _Mrs. J. L. Boatrlght. the mother of C. C. ; and J. C. Boatright. proprietors of the Central Hofel;and the. Boatright job printing office, in Gate City, is. critically 11l with measies and pneumonia, and not expected to live many hours. A lartre. number of mules were sold here yestvrday. and brought good prices. The price? ottered for horses were quite lov.v and few sales were made. Treasurer John E. Smith reports the peop.e are coming: in quite promptly and settling their taxes. The Odii-FcllowB? Home. ; LYNCHBURG.VA., Nov. 12.-Spec!al.) —Odd-Fellows here are jubilant over the decision yesterday- in Roanoke of the beard of i trustees of the Orphan Home to accept the offer of the Jaeger property cm the,- southern suburbs of this city Work •■■will beginon it at once in order to' prepare it for the reception of orphans next March. . . , . ■ ■'. TO PLEASE THE OFFICER. An. Inve.stlffatlonVlf Ordered - Will Be for His Satisfaction. The board of commissioners will meet, this afternoon at; 5 o'clock to hear what request Actlner-Sergeant W. H. Wy att; may ; have ; to make. A . member of the r oard : said yesterday V" a f terhoon that tn6re . . a s nothing [r'asralnst :y the. of ficer, V/indv if -any thing- is ; .d6n«-iby^the aboard , ' it ; .will :be vfslmplr £to "please i the officer. :- Nothlnr«lMi win /oome'beforo^the: WHEN HE LIFTED HIS V 4 COAT THE FLANKS FELU Aninsln* incident, Involyinef the JLosa ot X.iunor, «t ■ Kortl»nmb«r- V -» y ' land > Court. ■ hEATHSVILLE, : VA., November 12. lfapecial.>—Monday was .^ court -aay^ at -keaui»viW.-ana the weather being ideal, a~ very large crowd was m aticndancv. rhe trial of Tom Burrell, wno ls.nere in jah cnarged with tne nignway robbery oi inf. Joe nucison, an aged-confeaerate. aoloier, was set for this ; term/ out Tom ;ias bfc'en very sicK, anu his .lndibposition uid not permit nis coining out iuonday, so t the case was? continued. ;••■-. ... ■- > . An amusing- incmeiii occurred in xno court-room when, arter Mr. Hudson had irone up and entered his attendance as a witness, he came, bacic .to his ,'BA.at>and :ooji his overcoat up at tne wrong end, .ettingr fail two Hasiis of liquor, trom his - Tne lour lower: counties of the North- .' em Nock, have well, on toot a. movement »ooKing to- the : organization of a bait- ball league. Representatives of teams rruii. these' counties met here on Monday and elected Ben Baird tempoiary pi'tsidem and R. O. Norris, r Jr. - . secretary. Mr., .sorris is to draft a set : of rules and by iaws, to be -submitted at the- next .mett mg. Monday. | December J>th, when a i/ormanent organization "will be formed. . Wase-ball was the favorite sport heri .he past summer, and tne present in terest insures ; a very bright future toi -he organization. -.PiJKSiMAiONS ,ARE PLENTIFUL. Persimmons are plentiiul, and old Jacl r"rost has. ah'eady given them, the .vnnkles and robbed them of their Mioutu-twisting qualities. But their ok; •marster"— the grinning o'possum— stil: Claims possession, and comes forth every aight to get his fill.' Our young onet. ielight in a good, old 'possum hunt, and io out very often with no little success. Jn Monday night three o- our boy. :aught two. . Judson Bramble has soid his fine" gray ..nare. Captain Cooper and Magrurlei :eatley have bought Oliver "Weavers 1 asf pacer,- "Blackbird.". This mare .iced in " 2:14 at the Laricarvr Couniy air. It Is said the Dnce p" was ?3o<j. aptaln Cooper, besides her. - training 13 young stallion. "Bedwui'th." and :eacon for the Mathews County Fair. v be held next week. Captain Coope:. - beiic% r ed to have the «f as test mare if lii? part of Virginia, and" two studs tha ."ill- equal, if not excel, any other in \'i- Northern Nt-ck. Ffon. C. Harding Walker leaves soon or Richmond. — — — ¥— ENTERTAINED AT "GLENIVIORE ?f > T r. am! Mrs. MagrnderJs Card Party Colonel Rives Til. ! KESWICK, ' VA., November 12.—(Spe i cial.)— "Glenmorf?," the beautiful home of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Magruder, -was the scene of a beautiful gathering Tuesday afternoon, when the Whist Club was most delightfully entertained. : The hall and parlors were most elaborately decorated ■with chrysanthemums, and after the game the guests were invited into the dining room, where every available space was filled with yellow chrysanthemums, which produced a Midas-like effect in gold. A The next meeting will be at "The Oaks," the home of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Morris. Those present at "Gtenmore" were Mrs. Carridine and Miss Ingersoll, who re ceived with Mrs. Magruder; Mr. and Mr? Boocock, Mr. Emmett, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Cary Randolph, Miss. Margaret Fox, Miss Mary Fox, Miss Jeanette Hancock, Miss Mary Meat., Mr. Ernest Mead, Mrs. Bow cock, Mrs. Thurman. Mrs. Reed. Mrs. and Miss Forsythe, of England, and Mr. and Mrs. Magruder. THE KESWICK HUNT CLUB. The Keswick Hunt Club goes on at a splendid rate. The master of hounds is v£ry busy buying dogs for the new pack, and in a few days it. is hoped that the semi-weekly hunts will begin. Colonel Alfred Rives is very ill at his home, "Castle. Hill," but it is to be hoped that \vith r eare and his wonderful consti tution he will soon be able to be out again. Mrs, W. C. Reed Is again 'at h«r 't ome in Keswick. after a serious ilhv^ss 0f..-cv eral weeks in Richmond. Her* health Is almost restored. Try All the Others, and Then Use Xanthine and GET SATISFACTION. THE BEST AT ALL. From Rev. S. B. Hyman, D. D., Dardanelle, Ark. : .•• I have never had anything to really prove satisfactory before." • Not a dye, but restores natural color, prevents dandruff, ■ promotes growth. ; " At drugflitt. Price* 91. Insist it jetting U. If your dr<«f> tAar«* <> iVe/ < ii 2. ll MV|fhest"t<-!,tlm"nl«lj? 0 « «o» circulars. XANTHINE COMPANY. Wlchmootf. V«. - (no 2-1 1) FOR \ Calling Cards, Monogram Stationery, and in fact all kinds of Sosial Enpig, v — — it is more satisfactory, to , come at once to headquar ters. We have, the hand somest samples from which fo choose ; the finest ' en - gravers we can ! employ, the best plate-printers and die stampers money can secure. Then, too, we use nothing but the finest stock we can purchase. When you order reaches you, it represents the ; highest class article that taste, skill, and pains can produce, anclr the- beauty of it, all is, that it costs no more than ; inferior work. :>- Give ,us your order J. We- will ■convince you. " , EVERETT WADDEYCO; ELEANOR /^^^^\ President of the | J^»^»^^^ 1 Association of I v-^^^J* <JsW?* I ST.. AUGUSTINE./ X^^^^^M^^^j St. Augustixe, Fla., Feb. 5, 1902. ■ $ I'^^ I have not enjoyed good health for 4 M&& the past five years, and were it not jPi ' £gjr for Wine of Cardui I would still be a sufferer today. I was troubled with proft»e menstruation, was very irregular and often menstruated every three weeks instead of at the proper periods. Each time I -would have severe cramps aud bearing down pains with backache unfitting me for. office work, and compellinsr me to lie down for several hours each day and sometimes the entire day. I used several remedies and spent hundreds of dollars trying to net relief, but all of no avail.' Fortunately, one of your Ladies' Birthday Almanacs came into my hands and I became much interested, naturally hop ing that it would cure me as it had cured others. I took niy first dose that night and kept up the treatment religiously. My vitality, which had been well nigh spentbythc heavy losaof blood, was gradually restored. Inoticed a marked absence of pain at the next period, abo a. more natural flow. I kept up the treatment for four month 3 and found to my joy that I was entirely well, and the functions of nature were performed naturally am! easily. Wine of Cardui is certainly a grand mtdicine and gladly do I give it entire credit for my wonderful restoration to health. "'. . ' J MISS GRAY took Wine of Car- but it does cure menstrual troubles, dvi and stuck to it. That is which' sap .the -body of its strength what she means when she and result in back-breaking, bear says she "kept up the treatment ing-down pains. Wine of Cardui is religiously". She is rid of herter- a simp'e vegetable remsdy. that has rible suffering because she took this cured hundreds of thousands o£ wo inild and simple remedy, because she men suffering from lencorrhoea. did not put off the treatment. She bearing-down pains and all thecom did not take it a day or a week and mon. menstrual. disorders when they then stop. She took Wine of Cardui have taken it ace -rding to the direc and gave its curative qnali tie j time tions on the bottle. •Tf you will secure to build up her weak parts, relate a bott , e nf Wine of Ca^ dvi from her functions and cure the terriule i • , j . , c r "r •• pains in her back. And Wine of druggist and tase a few doses of it Cardui so used will never fail to every cla J" you wIU have the mQ benefit any case of female trouble relief Miss Gray enjoys. Never let however serious it may l><?. Wine of anyone sell you a substitute for Wina Cardui cannot restore dead organs, of Cardui. ..■ : t»/ - ■ Announcement. We Have Removed to 525 East Byrd Street, 304-316 South Sixth Street. (One Block from Byrd-Street Station.) We also announce that we hare installed a GLASS BEV r LL!MG Mt SILVERIMG PUHT AHQ STOCK 0? PHUSHEO PLATE.GLASSf-aDd now prepared to fill orders for these items from stock that have heretofore been compelled to be executed out of the city. i"A]SOON-TO - BE :ggj BRIDE PLEASED. A rather startling thing to say, and naturally you would ask, Why ?j BECAUSE her parents had the weddinginvi tations and cards en graved- in our estab lishment, and the work was so superior that they increased their first order, so as to send to all their friends "that i' they might see what • elegant -taste was dis played. WE DID THEM. THE BELL BG0K& STATIONERY CO., Engraving and Copper-Plate Printing In AH Its Branches, 914 EAST '-HAIN STRHET. Beware of Typhoid -Fever. Don't wait until malaria or typhoid fever fastens its deadly hold on you, bat fortify your system against its attacks by taking regular doses of .-■". ELIXIR B^BEK. For sale at all drugstores. 50c. bottle. ALL WRIGHT-FOE MORE THAN PALP A CEJmjRY" .S&SKi EYESAND EYELIDS Prlea 25 Gantm. All Druggists. . wights Indian vegetable pill co., NcwYork. ; .'':'■. ' : (no 14-Th ly) \ PomUtrmly Ouroo Mi your Horn*. R .' H»lr »nd Sc»lp p"<Jti»tfycuio<l only wWi j|BK I - my *dtnti£c trejtmentt.- special}* , m.-'f~*wj^ '■ ■ S ; fared for each :«•.>: Full : b&nuSi« ;^ 'V| ■§ £ withbix* free. ' Call 09 writs." TOJ'N H. W^» <-?o ■ V P 1 V I Fitting 1 1 the Glasses. \ I In the adjustment of \ I Eye-Glasses and Spec- j I tacles, both eyes and ! I face must be suited. I I This applies with' equal \ i force to children as well * : I as adults. We look to j I the preservation of the * j eye-sight ; ; to the apr \ \ pearance and comfort ) I of the wearer. No po.nt \ J is overlooked." Expert I service and lowest J charges guaranteed. I I TheS.Galeski Optical Co., | ! NINTH AND MAIN STREETS. \ ! KICH3IONO V VA. | JONES, BKo. .tf tu., j 1406 East Main Street. ; Ever/thing , in Furniture, f Floor. Coverings, Comforts, Blankets, I Spreads, j J^^U'VfffM^ Beds and ! ■j^^^|^njj^*?Mat tresses, | (l-M^^^^^^ Cook Stove3> I \s%3mT£ssr(r Ranges and V^jH^Cfl^nY •- Heater 3 put -/' ; 6j/^a£!v"\ " '^ ' V.W:-i^. marked in ..- ■ . * "■'^lK? . : ■ c r t . r iplsio fls^ire* Low Prices.; Easy-Terms. 8