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$HP F- Ire 1 in.l, I hm4»' JAMESTOWN CITY AND VICINITY. l''rom Thursday's Daily. Born—To Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Black hnrst, December 9tb, a son. Mrs. li. E. Wallace returned home to day, after a two weeks visit in the Twin cities. Mrs. Arbuckle, Miss E. Wilnon and George O. Wilson of Uxbridge, were in the city yesterday. The home of Mr. and Mrs. O. St. 0. Ghenery was brightened this morning by the birth of a son. Tbejnryint.be Rev, Griffith case, at Grand Forks, after a twenty-four hours conference, brought in a verdict of ac quittal. The new Congregational parsonage is nearing completion, and Rev. Wbitelaw expects to occupy the same with his family in a few weeks. Walton & Vessey will operate a cigar ictory in connection with their retail sto-e. in the Grand Central block. Car penters are now putting their quarters in shape for this purpose. Owing to the accidental falling of a scaffolding, Marion Hodge had the liga ments of an ankle broken, yesterday, a mishap which is likely to cause him much inconvenience aud loss of time. Pat Moran was discharged at 4 o'cloi yesterday afternoon, by Justice Purchase. He was arrested for a violation of tt prohibitory law, but the evidence of the complaining witness was not regarded as sufficient to hold the defendant to the grand jurv. The reunion of the members of the constitutional convention at Fargo last night was a pleasant affair. While the gathering was not a symposium in a strict sense—the prohibitory law being an heir of the con. con.—yet there were speeches and a fine banquet at the Columbia. E. W. Camp was chosen vice president of the organization fcr the en suing year, and the next meeting set for •January 1893 at Bismarck, when the legislature will be in seosion. from Friday's Dallv. Wm. Beaumont of Iowa precinct, spent last, night in the city. J. B. Ruddy left today for .Dickinson, to be absent a couple of days. Bismarck Tribune: Conductor Nash olu and Engineer Clark leave for James town today. Brakeman Myers will not move his family at present. Victor J. Picfcert, a iesident of this city who Las been at the asylum a few months, died yesterday and was buried in the Catholic cemetery today. Charlie Pierce has been confined to bis rooms since Wednesday night, from an attack of fever. His position as day car checker at the railroad office is tempor arily filled by R. A. Sanford. Fred Plow and Miss Birdella Fair were married at Pingree, Wednesday evening, by Rev. E. H. Teall. The couple are well known and commence wedded life with the beet wilhes of many friends. Arthur Brigham, who moved from Jamestown to Dulutb last spring, and secured a place on the police force of that city, has just been promoted to chitf. Numerous friends here will rejoice in Arthur's good fortune. J. A. Buchanan: I have never yet s«en the year when people here have felt so well satisfied at the beginning of winter as now. There is less complaint about the prospect of along season this year than have been heretofore in mild winters. We are all o. k. in the country and most of the farmers feel in good spirits. A few or us got left on threshing, however. W. H. Coggeshall and daughter. Miss Hattie, returned yesterday morning from Steele, where they attended the Knights of Pythias banquet and ball, Wednesday night. Mr. Coggeshall also assisted in instituting a Uniform rank of the order there, with 42 charter members. He re ports the Steele Knights prospering re in irkably well, and says they did every thing possible to make his visit pleasant and the occasion one to be remembered. From Saturday's Daily. Judge Steinbach returned today from a business trip to Fargo. W. S. Clark and wife arrived from Bis marck yesterday, to make their residence a this city. Mrs. Osmer Burleson and Mrs. Fred Burleson left this week on a visit to their old home at Coldwater, Michigan. Senator Casey has introdnced a bill authorizing the president to set aside a portion of the Fort Totten reservation for a state park, and for use by the state militia as a picnic and encampment ground. La Moure Chronicle: A tramp cat was one of the arrivals in LaMoure. on Mon day morning's train. The animal was firmly Beated on the trucks of the pas senger coach, and seemed worse for its ride from Jamesto*n. An advertisement for lost stock recent ly placed in The Alert from a farmer in sno her county was the means restor ing »e property to owner. In ordering the no'ice discontinued the wriUr say*: «The irses are fonnd, thanks to Tl Alert. Your paper is 'old business' and I it all th»t its name implies, evidently." J. 8. Tufford of Arrowwood was in town today. He says that George Mo Kenzie of that preoinct had great luck with antelope a few days ago. He got into a band of about 50 and killed five with a Winchester without leaving his tracks. If the dogs had let the antelope alone they would have remained in that neighborhood several days, but they have been driven away towards the northeast. From Monday's Dally. Arrangements have boen completed for a Christmas entertainment Deo. 24th. at the Baptist church. J. E. Anderson and J. F. Vennum left this afternoon for Valley City, to attend an I. O. O. F. meeting tonight. Miss Jennie Wilson, who has been vis iting her aunt, Mrs. W. H. Hofacker, re turned to Montana this morning. Miss Wilson made friends here who were sorry to see her go. W. J. Sullivan, formerly one of the railroad dispatchers at this place, but now of Missoula, is spending a few days with the Northern Pacific boys here, on his way east for a vacation. Mayor Fuller received a telegraphic in quiry today as to the cash value of sec tion of land in Stut6tnan county. Buy ers are evidently looking up bargains in raal estate in the Jim valley. A letter to Jamestown relatives says Fred Clark, who hps been very low with typhoid fever at Savona, New York, is improving and is thought to have passed the critical period in his illness. O. A. Guslander of Arrowwood, has gone to Minnesota for the winter to work in the woods. He will return in the spring to the farm. He says that a good many pieces of wheat would be threshed out this pleasant weather if the farmers could get crews. The Epworth League has just received 100 copies of the Epworth Hymnal, No. *2, for use in the various services of the Methodist Episcopal church. This is one of the very best of the new music books now before the public. Tbev were used in the public service yesterday. A dispatch from Father Connolly today says that the great danger with Father ley is now believed to be over. The ver is broken and there are good pros cts of recovery. Father Riley has bet ngeroiislt sick at Fargo, with pneu nia, and his friends will be glad to hear of a change for the better. The masons finished putting the rst co it of plaster on the Lawrence building last Saturday, and today they are put ting the first coat of planter on the Griffin building. Contractor Hotchki6s thinks ie buildings can be finished by keeping files in them but they will not be ready for occupancy as soon as was expected. Major Lyon: My recent trip in Wells and Eddy counties convinced me that •t ick sheds built on the side of a bill are in the wrong place. The snow drifts on them and breaks them in. Several farm ers have lost sheep this winter by the falling in of sheds. Quite a lot of stock was lost in Wells county because farmers were not prepared for the storm. J. M. Lloyd: It an encouraging sign to see farmers paying debts and deposit ing money in banks to draw interest. There are a good many farmers who have cancelled their obligations this fall and have money in the bank. The crop in this county has done wonders. Busi ness is good generally, and promises to be more evenly distributed throughout the year than usual. Newton (Iowa) Herald: We see by the Jamestown Alert that Will Parish is still in North Dakota and is one of the char ter members of an Odd Fellow encamp ment, Unity No. 12, of that city and state. We always thought Will was an odd fellow now we are certain of it. But instead of being a member of Unity No 12, we expected it to be Union No. 2 How's that, Will? That smooth commercial traveler, "Meester" Frank Beals seems to be tak ing about all the prizes offered for the bi.gest Bales of goods in his line. Not long sinca he secured a carat diamond and three elegant valises for selling special articles, and last week was the re cipient of a fine gold hunting case watch from a Chicago houpe that offerd it as a prize to the traveling man disposing of the most cases of Magic yeast. The ter ritory in which the contest was assigned included Minnesota, the Dakotas, Iowa and Nebraska. As a prize winner Mr. Beals is right in it. From Tuesday's Daily. Born—To Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Bergqvist twin girls, today. Charlie Karcher is on the streets again, after a short illness. New and second hand goods for sale by J. T. Eager. Fred Davis is threshing at Mr. Elliott's near Spiritwood today, and Villi«rs is threshing at McClelland'*), near Mont pelier. Friends here are in receipt of informa tion that Mrs. R. M. Window has arrived at her home in LosAngeles, Cal., where she intends to spend the winter months. Friends of Rev. J. M. Van Every, for merly pastor of Jamestown M. E. church, state that he has retired from the minis try and has gene into secular pursuits in California. Billy Reese: We heard today of a party buying a fine coon-skin coat in the conn- try for $15. Think it must be one of the coats stolen from Goodman's. Have sent out to learn whether it is so or not. The three men in jail still ueny any knowl edge of the robbery. They are cute oues. Mr. L. Adams of St. Paul, arrived to day today to take the express run on the J. & N. recently in charge of J. G. Churchman. The latter goes to St. Paul to take a position with the Adams Ex press company of that city. His numer ous acquaintances here wish him contin ued advancement and prosperity. There was an exciting episode in one of the oity barber shops today. Mayor Fuller and J. McGurk made a bet to de termine who could get shaved first, both sitting in chairs at the same time. They bet the cigars, the ks and the price of the uhave6 on the result. Mc Gurk won, but it was a close suave. City Editor Sanford was in Fargo yes terday, en route to Grand Forks to serve as a juror in the United States court. In an interview, be said that 25 per cent of the threshing and 80 per cent of the plowing is still to be done, and that if Stutsman county farmers nre unable to get help in the spring a very small acre aga will be seeded next spring. Steele Ozone: The testimony in the damage case brought by Jake Trnax against the Northern Pacific railroad was taken befor* referee Stanley, last Thurs day. Mr. Truax brings suit against the railroad company to recover the loss of his wheat, barley and hay which was buried last fall by a prairie tire, sup posed to have been set from the railroad. He wants $600 and it is understood the company is willing to compromise for S3i0. The case will be tried in Stutsman county at the next term of court. A number of vnluable hunting dogs bate fallen victims to a poisoning raid that seems to have been commenced against the canines of the city. Good and bad dogs have been killed without discrimination, and it seems that the good ones have predominated in num bers. It is tough enough to see a fine setter or pointer go down for the sins of some worthless cur whom nobody owns--, and som of the owners are hot enough to make it go hard with the party put ting out the poison, if caught. The loss of good dogs has not been confined to the city, but extended to Sj iritwood lane where Jack Gray's fine setter. Sport, the best hunter in the county, recently di'd from poison or natural causes whereat numerous friends mourn. Some three weeks ago Alfred and Geo. Fletcher were called to Buffalo, N. D., to attend the funeral of a cousin, who died of a malignant typhoid fever. Last week Johnny Easterbrook and wife went to iffalo to attend the funeral of another cousin in the same family. The deceased cousin in the second instance, was the one who had nursed the first case of sick ness in this family. The first death was that of a man, the second was a woman. When Mr. Easterbrook reached there, be found the husband of the woman was also uown with the same disease, and it being very difficult to get anybody to nurse the sick man, he undertook to do it, and Mrs. Easterbrook returned home here on today's noon train, and her hu* band remained at the bedside of the sick From Weaeneidav'a Dallv. Mr. and Mrs. J.M.Graham are making a brief visit to the northwest, and are at present in the city. C. F. Merry of Dickinson, assistant in surance commissioner, is looking after business matters today in Jamestown. Secretary Brekke of the Rio cheese factory, is advertising for bids for the running of the factory during the season of 1892. The waitresses of the Headquarters hotel at Fargo gave a ball in the Jining room of that hostelry last night, which was very largely attended. Public Examiner Wallace was called to Fargo today, to attend a meeting of the state board of university and school lands, which occurs tomorrow. Married—In Jamestown, North Da kota, Dec. 15-h, by Rev. J. I. Whitelaw, Mr. James Can hum of Wabpeton. and Miss Anna Gunderson of Jamestown. Manager Klaus of the Gladstone, left for St. Paul today to secure additional dining rkm girls. Business continues good at the hotel. The kitchen is again in charge of chief cook Kertel, who is an expert in his line. The May Louise Aigen comphny begin a week's engagement Monday night, at the Opera riuk. Christmas and Saturday matinees will be, given. The first per formance will be Mabel Heath, or the Old, Old Story. See announcements later. Prices 25, 85 and 50 cents. Will Tubbs: Our holiday wholesale trade is about over, and I will send my trunks in to the house for a few weeks. Mrs. Tulibs has gone to Bismarck on a vi-it with relatives and shall spend sev eral days there, and at Mandan, where our firm is doing a goo I business. The next trip will be with spring goods. A box of fine cigars from the new fac tory and sales shop of H. Vessey & Co., fonud its way to The Alert office today. The gcod* area sample of what the firm invites era' rs to try. Mr. Walton of the firm, an experienced tobacconist, wants to go on record as having one of the best 1 n» of cigars ever offered hern, at the Grand Central stand. Minnesota, Wisconsin and portions of South Dakota have been visited by very heavy rains this week, making roads im passable and raising rivers nod streams to an overflowing point. Throughout the southern part of Minnesota rain was con tinuous, Monday and Tuesday. Frost is out of the grouud. Millers and lumber men rejoice over the rise in streams. In North DuKota the weather remains fine, the thermometor ranging from 15 to 40 above zero, and sky cloudless. Every wheatfield is level with snow to the height of the stnbble, and as this will re main all winter as a blanket, it is prefer* able to a heavy rain. llnilrouil Notations. Mr. Sam Wilder expects to take a va cation soon to visit the eastern centers of fashion and frolic. Charlie Pierce, who has suffered with a sprained ankle for several weeks, is able to walk agaiu without crutches. Yardmaster Johnny Burns has taken a le ive of absence for a few weeks, und E. J. Gailagher is appointed acting yard master instead. The perfume that pervades the atmos phere in the old depot is not exactly sim ilar to violets and wild roses. In fact, it is hard to tell jvhat it does 6mell like. The Northern Pacific beneficial uss« ciation at Brainerd shows a prosperous condition of its finances for the past three months. There is an increase in both receipts and expenses. Ticket No. 83, sold to a young man named T. F. Harper living in Fargo whb the winner of the horse and buggy raffli off by Pierce Blewet t, Tue.-day. The rig was worth 8200 and was shipped to the lucky winner yesterday. The superintendent has issued special orders about caring for split Bwitcues during the winter. A shovel and broom have been placed close to each split switch in order to clear the space between the switch point and 6tutionary rail. A special refrigerator car has been fit ted np with a stove for use of a Fargo firm that does a great deal of refrigerator business. These cars do a big business west there being from 5 to 8 on regular schedules twice a week, but the special shipments are so numerous that the cart are practically run daily. The east bound refrigerator business is not very large. Supt. McCabe has be with the rotarj snow plow ou ine Fargo «fc Mouthwest ern branch for a couple of days. Tin new plow works, he says, after a fashion that leaves nothing to be desired. The suow is cut up fine and thrown entirely clear of the track. Last year there was no necessity of using the plow, and but little use in fact, has there been for it in three years. The cutting knives on the new plow are said to be much superior to those of the old one. It cleared away drifts twelve feet deep on the Southwest ern line, which is now open its entire length. The heaviest kind of a snow fall will not blockade the road many hours after the rotanes are set to work. In the Jim Valley. EDDY COUNTY. New Rockford Transcript: Gerry Ma gee is one of the boys who has not faikd at farming in North Dakota. He bor rowed 950 in 1886, to get here, went through those yeare called failures, was sick about three months the past year and comes out this fall with every dol lar of debt paid and 1.600 bushels of wheat left in the granary. He also has a fine 360 acre farm and $1,500 worth of stock. He had 50 acres of wheat on Jake Roffler's farm which returned 1.638 and his crop on his own farm was almost as good. Dimmick Bros., on Wednesday had started west uo a seventy mile trip with 250 head of cattle. The storm stamped* the herd and over 100 steers nre unac counted for. Frank Hawthorne of TilT ney, lost 25 head of sheep, which consti tutes the damage and inconvenience so far as heard from. County Treas rer L. G. Willis has purchased a fine Percheron stallion and will have him on exhibition in this city early in the spring. John Nunn received 1,200 bushels of wheat this year off 50 acres, tie will seed 100 acres next year, 70 of which is now ready. Tuesday the corpse of Miss Walsh, who died of consumption, was 6ent to Jamestown for interment. FOSTER COUNTY. Carrington Independent: Last Friday afternoon M. C. Holcomb threshed 520 bushels of wheat from the shock for A. M. Campbell of Rose Hill, and there weie none of the men but what got a pinch from .Jack Frost. The thermometer was ten degrees below zero, and at night when he quit, eighteen below. Mr. Hol comb threshes every day if possible. Owing to the stormy weather the mem bers of the Carrington dramatic club were unable to get together to practice, and it nas been deemed advisable to put the play off until Friday evening, Dec. 18th. J. G. Moore lost about thirty sheep by the blizzard. The sheep piled up on top of eacn other and smothered to death. James Haley of Larabee, has moved his family into town, so as to give bis children the advantages of school. Sheriff Derrick has sold a quarter sec tion of land, lot of stock aud machinery to Gns Swanson. Manley Cleveland's sheep came through the storm in good shape. He did not lose one. A. D. Parker reports that A hiB flock of sheep eame through the storm all right. We were without a train or .mail from Thursday until Monday. WELLS COUNTY. Sykeston Gazette: It would seem to an observer that the closing of the blind pig had not the desired effect upon the passions of men at least "scraps" are more frequent than before. goodly number met at the sohool house last Tuesday evening for the pur |ioee of organizing a literary society, which organization was perfected. Wm. Snure lost 250 sheep by the fall ing in of a roof that had became over loaded with snow. The bank building is fast approaching completion, and a neat structure it is. Al. Bowman is erecting a new barber North Dakota Mew« Notes. Carrington has a whist club. A uew Methodist church was dedicated at Crystal, Sunday. It is estimated that the Remington trial cost Cass county $2,500. Hon. N. K. Hubbard of Fargo, has given $100 to the Minneapolisconvention fund. Leeds is expecting the building of a grist miil with a capacity of fifty barrels a day. The adjourned term of United States district court convened today, at Grand Forks. Grafton is exuberant over the pros' pects of a $15,000 hotel to be built next spring. .The police have been dilligently raid ing the gamblers at Grand Forks, the past week. A LaMoure county man has sold his fat lor the nice little sum of 3,600 bushels of wheat. There is talk of putting in a large plant at Mandan for washing wool be fore it is ehipped. A call has been issued for amass meet ing of the Scaudinayian prohibitionist: of the state, to be held at Hilisboro, Dec 30th. A reunion of the old settlers of the Red river valley, to the number of sev eral hundred, was held at Grand Forkt Thuisday. A fuel shortage at Leeds the past week wias relieved by the Northern Pacific lei ting the people have a car load of rail road coal. !i,rnest Billings of Ransom county, re ports having threshed 108,U00 bushels ol wheat and 25,000 bushels of outs, witt two machines, this season. All the slock has been subscribed to the new North Dakota elevator at West Superior. It will cost 8200,000, aud work is to commence early in the 6pring. E. L. Yager and another man v. ere lost on the ice in Devils Lake during the late siorm, and were out two nights and i. day. .They bad nothing to eat for about 50 hours. Who wouldn't be a murderer? The Fargo Argus s.ys Sheriff McLaren w. busy Sunday admitting lady visitors im the jail to see Joe Remington. They brought him candy, cake and other deli cacies, and made Joe feel like a king. The contract has been let (or the erec tion of the state soldier's home at Lisbon, to cost $12,900. The home will consist of one building large enough for the ac commodation of thirty men, and is to be completed by uly 1st, 1892. Jack Nicholson of Foster county, a offered 35 cento per bushel for his whei.t at Carrington. He shipped a car to 1 u luth aud received 75 cents per bushel for it.* Another man, E. H. ilolcomb, made 95 over what local buyers offered him, on one car. Carrington Independent: Jol O'Hara and Martin Neiman shipped a car ioad of rejected wheat, that sold for 77 cents a bushel in Dululh. The beat that could be done with it here was 40 cents a bushel. It pays big to ship low grade wheat. Cando has a young widow, who is a fortuneteller. She is very accurate in telling the past, and says she can tell what the future will be. One young man declared the wedding off for at least one year on account of her telling him he was going to have sixteen children. Benson County News: Minnewaukan is one of the best wheat markets in the country this year. A large amount of wheat is being marketed there from near Churchs Ferry, the farmers being able to get cars there in which to ship their wheat, something they can not get at the Ferry. Three car loads of Sioux Falls granite stone have arrived at Eureka, (S. D.) The stones are some six feet in length and their weight is from 500 to 1,000 pounds each. They are destined to mark the boundary line between North and Sonth Dakota. On one side' of the above stones are the initials N. D., and on the other side S. D. There is to be one of these stones on the line every half mile. North Dakota Eagle: The fact is be ginning to dawo that the Dennett ware house bill whioh provided that anybody could go into the business of handling wheat, and for that purpose should be granted the privilege of erecting a ware house or elevator on a railway sidetrack would be a most convenient law at the present time. Why not allow any body to build and have a competing market and better prices? It is said that the emigration scheme to locate German families in North Da kota is taking well, and that a thousand families will emigrate to North Dakota next year on terms offered by the syndi cate which are to deed a quarter section of land to each settler, build a comfort able dwelling and thoroughly equip the farm with live strok and maohinery, al lowing the emigrant to pay for it from the proceeds of bis crop in moderate an nual installments. Some of the Valley City young ladies are desirous of renting the armory and gymnastic paraphernalia for two nights each week, says the Alliance, and dressed in tights, practice acrobatics. In case they make such an arrangement, Mana ger Olson, of the Academy of Music, might better close up the hall, and cut ting peep holes through the east wall, lease them at a certain price each even ing the young ladies perform. In this way Manager Olson could soon make enough to start National bank. N. J. Peterson, a native of Sweden, says, in the Minnewaukan Sittings that he came to North Dakota from South Dakota in the spring of 1884. He now has three farms, two pre-emptions and a homestead. Two hundred and seventy five acres are under cultivation. Had this year 80 acres in wheat that returned him 2,800 bushels, and 20 acres in flax thpt yielded 225. Fifty-five acres of his wheat went 38 bushels to the acre. Has 150 acres of breaking and summer fallow ing ready for next year's crop. Has good buildings, machinery, and only started with a claim, @50 and a span of mules. He will send for the old folks in Sweden to come and live w»tb him. Will Repent in the Pen. Bismarck Tribune: Sunday morning Sheriff O'Fadden of Grand Forks arrived with seven prisoners for the penitentiary They were all sentenced by Judge Tem pleton for crimes as follows: Chas. Mankin, alias "Blackev," who attempted to shoot policemen Aldrick of Grand Forkp, while being pursued by that officer. He received without emo tion bis sentence which was seven years -tt bard labor. Charles Hubanks, a young man who -tole clothing from Ben Frick, from a room over the Grand Forks National •auk, and was captured in Moorheadr asked the mercy of the court. He was given two years and six months. Wm. King and John Riley were oharged with holding up a German in the rear of the Dacotah hotel at Grand Forkp. The former was sentenced to two years and six months and the latter three years. Both protested their inno cence and said if they could have found a certain witness they could have proven it. The judge gave them the benefit of the doubt and made the sentence lighter tuan it would have been otherwise. John Felt broke into Lee's bouse, at Grand Forks, and pleaded guilty of grand larceny,tne charge of burglary nav ng been withdrawn to allow Lim to make th«* plea, was sentenced to one year and six months. Geo. Reese, convicted of stealing a 865 gnn from O. R. Olson, of Buxton, was sentenced to one year and three months. He has a charge of stealing an overcoat at the same time which yet bangs over uis head. John Mcintosh, known as Si*tty, was given three months for grand larceny, lie has been in jail at Graud Forks nine nonths and during that time the doctors terated upon his skull for an injury re oe:ve some time previous. It Rolla Star: It is a cheering sight to see the money pouring into the treasury. Saturday afternoon we stood spell bound at a safe distance from the treasurer and auditor for oyer an hour and watched the inflow of money. What do they do with it? Of every $100 collected, four dollars goes to the county revenne three dollars to the county bond fifty cents to the poor and fifty cents to tha road and bridge funds leaving $82 of the $100 col lected to be distributed among the twenty odd school districts, several oivil townships and to the state. The Voice of the Pe*ple leaches us or should do so through the iu!l"t-box. Tills is tho medium through vlmh tt ought to speak in clarion tones. ut there are o*her mean* by winch the people .-oico their sentiments, irrespective of polities, •oncerning matters ot vital importance. coesxful or unsuccessful are those popular ulmonltions as tbey are heard distinctly lintly lint health, the grand desidera um, appeals to us all. avenue is oily -leurcd when tlie obstacles which bar Its •oniplete recovery are swept aside. Hoatet ters .stomach It.iters ha-t ior nearly a third of it century ..cciplfU the first rank among pwl prletary remedies tor debility, dynpepula,coa Hlipation, disorder of the iiver and IclJneys. and a* an effectual means ol conquering ftiiij preventing malarial complaints. #inee the fid vent of *'la *rinpe" lias also signalised itself as a cure ol tue complaint. 1. n. was the impression that he had not been exactly in his right mind for 6ome time past* hence his light sentence. Commendable. All claims not consistent with the high character of Syrup of Figs are purposely avoided by the Cal. Fig Syrup company. It acts gently on the kidneys, liver and bowels, cleansing the system effectually, bit it is not a cure-all and makes no pretensions that every bottle will not substantiate.