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Hie Ceredo Advance.
T. T. McDOi QAL, Publisher CEREDO. . WEST VIRGINIA. The hay crop of Nebraska is report ad very large this year, the western counties of the state leading in the Production. A "hat’* shop was opened in Fx>ndon by the Couniess Fabricottl recently. Liveried footmen handed around lea and cakes. Soldiers in France are allowed to cultivate gardens In any spare ground about barracks and to help out their rations by growing vegetables. It is reported that many Scotch her ring fishers and curers are to be brought over to develop the herring fisheries off the Hrltish ('olunibia coast. The sultan of Turkey strenuously ob ject* to darkness and his apartments In the palace and the surrounding gar den* as well are flooded with light ev ery night. Hie Ink plant of New Granada is a The Juice of It can be used •• Ink without any preparation. At bret the writing is red, but after a dew hours it changes to black. The oldest umbrei'..- In tho contin uous service of one man In Kansas City Is the claim made by C. W. Wil •on, for the weather stick which he has carried continuously since 1868. A curious club has been formed by oartain women of Berlin. The chief qualification for membership Is that, the applicant must be deaf. A hun dred members meet weekly in Wil helm strasse, where they drink tea as they converse in the sign language or with the aid of ear trumpets. Hand grenades, which have been practically out of date for a century, have been employed by both sides In the Russo-Japanese war so extensively that it seems possible that their use and manipulation may enter into the general curriculum of the soldiers training in our own and other modern European armies. Time was when these deadly missiles were carried by a number of the biggest and strongest soldiers In every infantry regiment. According to Mr. J. D. Dargan. pres ident of an Atlanta, Ga., insurance com pany. the life insurance premiums col lected in 12 southern states during the calendar year 190-1 amounted to $50. *56.067. The states here Included 'J*** tbe Confederate States, the large mum P“ld in premiums, all but a little ^ anore than half a million was paid to worthern companies. New York com (panics collec ted almost 60 per Cent of H^B^khe total. Tcna of paper are used for building purposes every year. Garments made of paper, spun with cotton, are to be found on Eale in every city In the land. Collars, cuffs and shirt bosoms, otherwise known as "dickeys," have long been worn at one-tenth the cost of linen. Bonnets and crepe paper hats are made for women. Paper but tons are a part of many pieces cf wearing apparel which you buy. Con siderable paper is used as stiffening for dresses. Shoes and slippers are •l*o manufactured of paper. Coder the act Just passed by the Pennaylvania legislature for the an •exation of Allegheny to Pittsburg the latter will become one of the coun *rear Cl,les~ The annexation idea will have to be ratified bv a vote - of the people of the twxi towns before H can become operative, but this as *®nt seems assured. In 19<*0 Pittsburg had 321.616 inhabitants and Allegheny 129.896. a total of 451.312. The eitiet wrbich had more th.tn that number of people were New York. Chicago. Phil •delphia, St. I^ues, Boston and Hal 41 more. There is encouraging evidence that the lynching mania is dying out in the South under the pressure of pub lic sentiment and the vigorous action of such rhetj, ■»*» CJov, Vardanian, of Mississippi 4fhe year thus far has recorded fewer of these cases of mob violence t nan «tt* -similar period for a •lumber of wears. Hepression of this form of violence mug lawlessness wil) be further promoted by the action ol the supreme court of Mississippi, •fflrniing ’be M'TOence rtf a white nnr\ a l*fp t‘-rwi bi (hr* penltenfiary/for M^gMseult ups-iT) a black girl. / » radius of onu hundred arid gfly nnl^ lx,s Ar.getfs Ctl . more trarbw ,,r produww^Wtn the •oil are ope foil'll Imagine. Arvdfljpmtfye If y of the prod ucts yield IrsTi'konv returns on the Investment. Y^yry >»ar some n**vi ex periment Is tceil in -^u horticultural line In southern California, and it Is only a questkjgs of -ume when the orange crop will ne secondary n Im portance to some crop tliat wil vleM more with less outlay arwd le«s % ork. Experiments are n«w belt*' made oltli p.neapples.__ The feat of writing the lord's Prac •r -jpon a space which a clx p» nrs woul.1 cover is so familiar as <o cease to l>e wonderful; but one can not re sist attribute of genuine aston shment to a ma.n who can write »he wlK>le oi our national anthem along the /hit edge of ax ordinary visiting card, ant who has avtually penned biographlej of King Kfwgrd and several member, of his fnm/V upon a tiny grain o wheat- Such h microscopic "call graphist'* !s M f fioter, a French get. flu can, who, wc hotlsd say. coj.<! 'jafo iv alia: ttUge Die wbolf world. iran CONDENSED FORK.! Pithy and Pointed Paragraphs of Recent interesting Happenings. EVENTS AT HOME AND ABROAD. The Doings of the Government Of ficials—Crimes and Casualties and Other Notes of Gen eral Interest. After a period of severe Illness last ing two months, John M. Hamilton, former governor of Illinois, died in Chi cago. lie had been in ill health for several years. Ex-Gov. Hamilton was born in Kichwood, Union county, O., May 28. 1847. Fifty nine cases of typhoid fever ex ist among the convicts In the state penitentiary at Walla Walla. Wash., and new cases are reported daily. The prison has 705 convicts, and the offi cials fear a much greater epidemic. The supreme lodge. Knights and La dles of Honor, adjourned. Commemo rating the date on which the order was rounded at Ijoulsville, in 1877, Sep tember 30 will hereafter bo recognized as memorial day by each local lodge. In the arrest of three men on hoard a Staten Island ferry boat the police believe they have at last obtained a clew to the mysterious Black Hand society, which for years has terrorized New York Italian citizens. The state of Alabama raised the quarantine established a few days ago against Jackson, Miss., at the time " hen a suspicious case of Illness was reported from there. The authorities at St. Petersburg re ceived official reports from the Sibe rian coast to the effect that the Japan ese are pursuing measures which prom ise to result in the ruination of the in habitants throughout the Island of Sak halin, north and south. The shooting of bears within the city limits of Duluth, Minn., has become so common of late that Chief of Police Troyer detailed two mounted officers to patrol the city to see that his in structions against the practice are car ried out to the letter. After protracted sessions extending over some weeks the Norwegian and Swedish delegates who met at Karl stad to settle the terms of separation of the two countries, arrived at an agreement on all points. Ten thousand boiled eggs formed one feature of ihe bill of fare prepared for the members of the clubs which went to Westchester. Pa., to take part in the big republican celebration. Several distressing instances of ohil dren’s suicides in Germany have oc curred since Ihe autumn school term began. Tliis has brought on a discus sion of the conditions of school and home life, and endeavors are being made to trace the causes of that In creasing feebleness of the desire to live which it is affirmed the 11,000 sui cides of 1903 indicate. The fashionable women of London W’ilj wear only white furs this coming winter. The furriers’ windows are filled with white furs. The best white fox skins cost $400 each, so that those garments therefrom will not become common. A verdict of $100,000 against the city of Chicago was given the Pan Handle railroad in a damage suit brought be cause of the burning of a number of freight cars belonging to the railroad company during the A. R. I', strike of 1894. The dip'omattc rupture between Greece and Uoumania has been com pleted by the departure of the Rou manian minister from Athens. The in terests of the Roumanians In Greece have been entrusted to Italy, while the Russian legation at Bucharest will guard the interests of the Greeks in Uoumania. The Spanish cruiser Cardinal Cisne ronse Extremdnra anti Bio Janeiro ar coaling at Vgio. Spain, with the expec tation of proc**cding to the coast of Morocco to obtain redress for recent Mort>ccan depredations against Span ish ships. The grand jury, wlitoth has been In vestigating the Salmon fir Salmon l ank, of Clinton, Mo . returned Indict ments on 13 founts against Thomas M Casey, former ti. nort of the bank, wHo confessed, at the time of the fail ure, to using forged notes for secur. II ie* fjeorge W. IVn'kjn*. vhie president of the New York 4^ifr Insurance Co and member of tJie 1irwi <lf J |* Mor gan th Co, was on 1 be wltncxM aland before tbe . pe< ial legislative committee profiling insurance <-oartluM>ici' .methods. Witney* couiii not etplain why. after th* New York I.ife toad bought $4, 0<t*mOO worth of tm«*J from .1 p. Mor gan Mi Cn , $2,000,00** *wi • b phon'd be sold u*1 k to that turn *t Hie same price v*ithm two mouths .«,) no min ' life •# ilihe finance committ**- oould la: found 4io explain it. It <•*» gutw tie mated ihat the esc change of #git Ideal inn of Ike treaty o< peace Japan and ftu««la win tal < p\v Wathlngon shortly aft fat . h£* teen ra ided by th*’ reypef-t,Vi ^relgn* Haron Kotin,ra., e«3|tepn roniimtey to tin prove M cnntraw^.,,, ,, hr aid to b «.< v. htli 1 ii )« »g» n thinking <,f 1 Jap*ti and he will v; r on an < .irlv « • nr.-er f,ll Jordan. 107 X \V. H. Hunt, formerly president *>1 the defunct Pan-American bank ol Ch o«g«>, was entenced to the peniten tlary and ordered by Judge K* rristen to pay n fine c-f |298. The North Carolina Pirn; Lumber as sociation increases the price on ail grades of lumber, dressed ar l ip the tough. 75 cents on 1.00© feet, milking lumber higher than ever known in the south. Rev. Paul Ma’thews. of Cincinnati, was elected bishop coadjutor of the Milwaukee Rpiscopal diocese on the ICth ballot, having received the nec essary majority of both the clerical and lay votes. The band of the Second regiment. National Cuard of California Is to be mustered out owing to the fact that .t refused to parade on Memorial day in Sacramento because there was a non union band in line. At. Belleville, 111., three persons were seriously Injured and It Is believed that nearly 200 were more or less painfully hurt by the collapse of a band stats'! during a carnival and street fair. One of the biggest coal operators In the Scranton. Pa., region declared un hesitatingly and for publication that the operators will not, under any con sideration. grant the demand or the mine workers for an eight-hour day and that they propose to agree only that the present agreement shall he continued. Paddy Huitt and J. B Blackburn, both white men, aged about 35 years, iron workers on the new railroad ter minal station in Wiashfngton. were kill ed while walking on the track by be ing struck by an engine. The plant of the Anchor Silver Plate Co., St. Paul, was totally destroyed by fire. The loss Is estimated at Si50.000 W’hilo waiting to meet his wife at She 63d street station of l lie Illinois Central railroad, Chicago. W. P. Apple yard, superintendent of the Pullman Co., was run down and killed by the locomotive drawing the train on which his wife was returning from an east ern trip. Through streets crowded with white robed Koreans and lined by Hie impe rial body guard standing at “present arms,” Miss Alice Roosevelt, rilling in the Imperial yellow palanquin, triiim phuntly progressed from the railroad station in Seoul to the American lega tion. CJov. Vardanian denonneed the Rquit able for refusing to pay premiums on his policy. He said: “I shall not pay this premium, hut rather think that I shall permit tlie policy to forfeit and heroine void.” W’ith sensational suddenness Presi dent (ieorge M. Meller, of Carriage and Wagon Workers' I'nion No. 4. who Is being tried at Chicago, with 12 other union officials and members, on a charge of criminal conspiracy, with drew a plea of not guilty and entered a plea of guilty. That $235,000 has been paid by the New York Life Insurance Co to An drew A. Hamilton, of Albany; that no Two passengers were killed and 43 injured by a train'wreck on the South, ern Pacific near Harney, Nev. The emperor of Korea, for the first time during ills reign, lunched with foreigners, first giving an audience to Miss Alice Roosevelt and Mr. Adm. Train. American Minister Morgan escorted Miss Roosevelt to the ban quet ball, where they sat together. The crown and imperial princes and ether members of the party were dis tributed at small tallies with mem bers of the ministry and generals or tbe array. Archbishop John J. Glennon. head of the Catholic archdiocese or Rt. ixmls, who has been abroad for two months, returned, bringing with him plans for the erection or a $1,000,000 cathedral. The Sovereign Grand Ixtdge of Odd Fellows at their annual communion had under consideration the question of the liquor traffic as being a bar to membership in the organization. The report which was read by Representa tive Goujiy J\nd later approved by the body in session decides In brief that no one can remain a member of a lodge who is engaged In the liquor business in any way unless he was a member and so engaged and has been continu ally since the first, ruling was made at the 1JW. oonventkm at Atlantic City. Gen. Merteza Khal, Persian minister to the I'nited States and Mexico, has arrived at Mexico City. He speaks fa vorable of the prospect for a perma nent exposition of Mexican and Am* r ican goods in Teheran. rw ''.'in*-.* m i 1/1 I f|M t'M'Ill «! I I Vf»H « I the Armenians and Tartars, under ih.* presidency (A Frinne Ixiuls Napoleon, governor general <A the Caneasus, has hist been concluded, during which the prinpieal condition* of an entente were agreed upon. If is learned from unquestionable au thority that Attorney General Moody will resign from the cabinet next spring and that Secretary of the Navy f'harlm Jl. Ttotiaparte will then he 11 ansferred 1*» the department of Jus tice as attorney general. The proposed amendment to the Odd Fellows’ constitution to exclude from the order all persons who are engaged In the tiqm/r traffic vkah tabled hy the grand Fusion liftw-fn the democrats and populist* of Nebraska was effected hv J tbe nomination by both state conven \ tions of an identical ticket. An extra *rHl( train on the Faina 4i i vieir»n of tM^ itig four railroad iar into the r«tr\n(t of «n extra freight ttain at Swajf-o Hill, five miles touthj ;vf Far is. \\\W Four men were Injured, * >i>o fatally J J he strife of 11.e chain mat bine Fhbggo and Alton mb Itrol pfi wl1 < n DivA. ii nmnlipr, >ou>i| to ^Minrpd that hp ^ - M - *-• w 1 Yellow fever report on the 24: Now es, 24: total to date, 2.831; death*. total. 267; new foci, 8; under treat ment, 2v8. John Walworth, postmaster at Nat chez. Miss., for the past four years, and formerly collector or customs Tor the Pearl river district. died of yellow fe ver. He was the only son of Maj. Douglas Walworth, former editor of the Natchez Democrat. Friends of George E. Korenz. of To ledo, now serving a sentence in the Moundsvllle (W. Va.) penitentiary, for complicity with A. W. Maclien and own ers In an attempt to defraud the gov ernment In the postal scandal cases, will make application to President Roosevelt for a pardon for him. The report of the commissioner of pensions for the fiscal year ending July 1, last, shows that during the year there were 46.985 allowances under the old age disability order of March 15. 1904. At Conway. Ark., Frank Brown, a negro, was takeu from jail to the out skirts of the town and hanged by a mob. The negro was held for assault ing a Mrs. laiwrenre, killing her six year-old and stabbing her baby daugh ter. Prosecution of the railroads for vio lation of tlie ICIkins law, relating to re bates. will follow tlie conviction of the four officials of Schwarzsrhild & Sulz berger for conspiring to receive re bates In the conduct of the packing business. Some one desecrated the escutcheon of the American consulate at Cienfue gos, Cuba. An Investigation of the matter is being rigorously conducted. State Health Officer Tabor, «»f Texas, has declared a quarantine against all Cuban ports, effective at once, be cause of tlie prevalence or so-called •dengue” Tever at Havana and in oth er parts or the island. After a week's duration, the strike of the union printers at Albany, N. Y., for an eight-hour day has ended with the yielding of all the employing prin ters. All have now signed the agree ment, which takes effect January 1, 1906. Rufus Bin.von, a negro, was hanged at Ardmore, I. T.. for the murder of his eight-year-old stepdaughter five years ago. Motor car No. 2 received its official test by the i’nion Pacific railroad, mak ing a trip of 62 miles, during the course of whicli it reached a maximum speed of 63.2 miles nn hour. Miss Alice Roosevelt and ladies of her party attended a women’s luncheon at the palace In Seoul, Korea. Gin, the emperor’* consort, who was hos tess, proposed a toast to Miss Roose velt. J. rierpont Morgan is practically In control of the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton railroad. The national council of Retail Coal Association and the National Anthra cite Merchants' association, in joint meeting at Buffalo, voted to oppose the Esch-Townsend bill. Charges of fraud, misapplication of trust funds and attempts to transfer assets to another concern are made in a suit for receiver and accounting filed against present and former officials of the Western Life Indemnity Co, a*i assessment Insurance association of Chicago. The motorman was killed and 15 passengers injured in a collision on the Hie Hudson Sc Albany Electric railway at Nassau, N. Y., when a passenger train ran into a milk car. Because of their professed admira tion for the naval record of Rr. Adm. Francis T Bowles, U. S. N., retired, tobbers returned to the admiral prop erty they had taken from his home in Boston. Baron Rosen, the German minister to Morocco, and R. Revoil, French rep resentatlve, who have been in charge of the negotiations in regard to the coming conference on Moroccan uffaiis made an announcement that they have reached an agreement on ait the prin cipal points in which they have been at conference. Wm. Ellis, a negro suspected of hav ing committed half a dozen murders in as many different states, has broken down whea in a “sweat box” by the Birmingham (Ala ) police*, and con leased to two of the murders. Yin Tchang, the Chinese minister nt Berlin, has twen recalled and will be appointed to a command in the army under Gen. Yuan Shi Kai, viceroy 11 Pechlii. Two prisoners in the calaboose a' Rising Sun, Ind., took advantage of Sheriff Harry Rump's absence an-t. with the aid of a poker, dug their way through the Jail s two-foot wall to lib erty. Moses l«overn. a negro, was taken from the city Jail at Williamson. \\ Va.. by a mob and carried across tie; Tug river Into Kentucky. For almost half an hour tb* frenzied gang beat file helpless negro with dubs. He was re turned to jail but will die. The latest lelegrams received at Ha vana indicate that Hie presidential elections have resulted in a complete victory for the government throughout •the island. Col OsrneltM T. "Westbrook, one of H*e l*est known Grand Army veterans in New York state, died at the Middle town State hospital, w litre he was tak**n several years ago. Aitdolsm Boy equaled the world's roe-ord for paring, held by rffar Point er. at t.be Readvilie trotting park, trav eling its exhibition milt* in 1:69%. The charred remains of Lula Wise, a negro roman, and her four children were found in the onioking ruins of her home near Jacksonville, Fla., which was burned. There in evidence of f*,»ii play. Ten members of Hie JjOUisvHlc l,a/*j . bail team who were hurt in a ftL.. ear celdent In Kansas City Augusfl] brought suit ag (»r*t the Metroponkx S re*t Railway Co, of tluR Citr, “...- i*' -—■ \r THE ANNUAL MESSAGE ! r The President is Devoting Con siderable Time To It. Important Topics Are Federal Regula tion of Insurance Relations With Venezuela and America’s In terests in San Domingo. Oyster Bay. L. |., Sept. 25.—Tile president is devoting considerable time each day now to work on his annual message to «-ongre*s . For some time lie has been assembling data for the message, but since the adjournment of the peace conference he has been writ ing the data into definite form. The message will not be completed until some time early in November, because each member of cabinet will have to supply material for discussion of the work of his department. This infor mation will be contained in the annual reports of the cabinet officers which have not been completed. Three topics, highly important at this time, to the American people will be discussed by the president in his mes sage. They are federal regulations and supervision of life insurance, the relations between this country and Venezuela and America's interest in the fiscal affairs of the government of Santo Domingo. Other important subjects naturally wlli be considered, among them the scandals disclosed in the departments of agriculture and the interior; the work of the department of justice in the beef trust cases; the regulation of railroad freight rates, the progress made in the construction of the Pana ma canal and the conclusion of peace between Russia and Japan. BIG FIRE IN BUTTE. Less Estimated at $1,000,000 in the Heart of the Business District. Butte, Mont., Sept. 25.—Fire caus ing a loss estimated at one million dol lars consumed the entire business por tion of Butte, lying between the Sho dair block and Renshaw alley, on the south side of West Park street, and partially destroyed the public library. The fire call was turned in at 8:40. At noon the four-story Symons store was a mass of flames and the public library and other places were burning simultaneously. At 1 o’clock Mayor MacGinniss announced the fire under control. Some of the losses follow: Blocks totally destroyed—Maule, York, Bar lett, Woodworth, Ogden. The follow ing are among the estimated losses: Symonds store, Maule and York blocks, owned by the New York Re alty Co.. $G00,000; library building, $70,000; Walkover Shoe Co., $ 10,000, Ogden block, total loss; Atlantic sa» loon, $10,000. BOMB EXPLOSION. Four Minor Chinese Officials Killed and Over 20 Others Wounded. Peking, Sept. 25.—At the Peking railway station Sunday’, a~s a train carrying one of the four missions or dered abroad to study foreign political methods was leaving, a bomb was ex ploded inside a private car, killing four minor officials and wounding over 20 other persons. The wounded in clude Prince Tsai Tsche, who heads the most Important missions, and Wu Ting Fang, former minister to the Cnlfed States, both of whom received slight injuries. The perpetrator of the outrage, who was in the car, was Llown to pieces. The affair has created a profound sensation and causes apprehension ro garding the safety of members of the court and leading officials of the gov ernment. The government offices and the raJl ways are now strongly guarded. BANKERS' CONVENTION. Extensive Preparations Being Made For Their Entertainment. Washington, Sept. 25.—Government officials are co-operating with the local committee in arranging for the annual convention of the American Bankers’ association. October 10-13. An execu tive committee composed of promi nent Washington bankers has been busy for several weeks preparing an elaborate program for the entertain ment of the visitors. John Jay Bdson. president of the Washington l»an and Trust (’o. and chairman of the execu tive committee, says reports indicate that fully 4.000 hankers will be here, and that preparations are being made to entertnin all that come. If they should exceed that number. Strength Teats. Annapolis, Md., Sept. 25.—General strength tests which have been app’ied by the medical authorities of the na val academy to the 230 new midship men shows that Charles F. Chambers, of Hteubenvllle, O., Is the strongest member of the class, his total strength being represented by 1,106 kilos. I.ee Carey, of Snow Hill, Md., is second, with 1,054 kilos. Both are members of the football squad. Western League Championship. Omaha. Neb.. Sept. 25.—The West ern league baseball season closed with two games each at Omaha. Sioux City and Oes Moines. The champion ship went to the l>es .Moines club, which has had a safe lead for two months. Buried With Military Honors. Richmond, Va.. 8ept. 25.- The body i»f ex-G<sv. Charles T. O’Farrell whs ’onsjnitted to the earth w’^Tnll milt ’ary honors. The funeral Escort con if hivvn Aiate guaidJorganlza^ ion*. ' E J 1 CHRONIC ERYSIPELAS Cured by Dr. Williams’ Pink Piltt, Although Whole Body was Affected. Erysipelas or St. Anthony's fire is a most uncomfortable disease on account of the burning, tbe pain and the dis figurement ; it is also a very grave dis order, attended always by the danger of involving vital organs in its spread The case which follows will be read with great interest l>y all sufferers as it affected tbe whole body, and refused to yield to tbo remedies prescribed bv tbe physician employed. Mrs. Ida A 'Col bath, who was the victim of the attack, residing at No. 19 Wiuter street, New buryport. Mass., savs: *' lu June of 19011 was taken ill with what at first appeared to be a fever. I sent for a physician who pronounced my disease chronic erysipelas and said it would be a long time before I got well. “ Inflammation began on my face and apread all over my body. My eyes w*.re swollen aud seemed bulging out of their sockets. I was in a terrible plight and suffered tbe most intense pain through out my body. Tbe doctor said my rase was a very severe one. Under his treatment, however, the inflamma tion did not dimmish aud the puins which shot through my body increu-ed i After being two mouth- un der his care, without any improvement I dismissed him. “ Shortly after this, on the advice of a ",e'ld* * ***«»'» to take Dr. Williams' Innk Pills for Pale People, two at a dose three times n day. After the second box had been used I was surprised to notice that the inflammation was going down and that the pains which used to cause me so much agony had disappeared Af ter using six boxes of the pills I wa- up and around the bouse attending to my bnu-ehold duties, as well as ever.” Dr. Williams’ Pink Pills are sold bv ail dealers in medicine or mav lie ob tained direct from tbe Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Schenectady, N.Y. THE PIONEER 10c PACKAGE The Highest Grade of Cereal Food in the World THE LIFE-POWER OF THE i It WHOLE WHEAT Millions Eat It Doily Every Grocer Sells It# One doctrine which is common to all satirists of society is that the age they write in 1a the w-orst of all known age* the lowest point of degeneration ict reaeheu.-N. Y. Times. SALT RHEUM ON HANDS. Buffered Agony and Had to Wear Bandages All the Time—An* other Cure by Cuticura. Another cure by Cuticum is told of by Mrs. Caroline Cable, of Waupaca, \\'is., in the following grateful letter: "Sly husband suffered agony with salt rlieuni on his hands, and I had to keep them bandaged all the time. We tried every thing we could get. hut nothing helped him until he used Cuticura. (hie set ot Cuticura Soap, Ointment and Pills cured him entirely, and his hands have been as smooth as possible ever since. I do 1 this letter will l>e the means of he some other sufferer." —■ ■ ■ ■ •--* There is no telling what a da> may bring forth. A man may be happy to day and married to-morrow. Piso’sCure cannot lie too highly spoken of as a cough cure.—J. W. O’Brien, 322 Third Ave., N , Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 0. 1900. A girl doesn’t fi«h for a diamond ring in her mother's washtub. DEATH SEEMED NEAR. How a Chicago Woman Found Help When Hope Waa Fast Fading Away. Mrs. E. T. Gould. 914 W. Lake Street, rhicngo. 111., any*: " Doan's Kidney I ills are nil that saved me from death of Brights Disease, tlmt I know. 1 had eye trouble, backache,catches when lying abed or when bending over, was languid and often dizzy and had sick hejul achesarnl bearing- _ _^ down pain*. kidney aecretb.J^I ' were hhi copious I1 a * | | and frequent, and ^ 11 very bad in ap pearance. It was in TJ03 that Doan'* Kidney Tills heiped me so quickly and cured me of those troubles and I've been well ever since.” Foster-Milbnrn Co., HufTnlo, N. V. For sale by all drutrtrista. Trice, 5(f cents per box.