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Ross News.
Markets: Wheat 56c, oats 22ic,
corn [email protected], hogs S3.40.
Jim Baker, of Viola township,
bought a fine top buggy, one of the
best of the Staver make.
Dave lteid traded a good young
horse to Peter Johnson Tuesday tor
a good work horse, paying a good dif
Reinemund Bros, are doing a large
job of tinning for Nels Christeusen
this week—putting spouting on his
fine house.
E. Baxter was in our village Tues
day chatting pleasantly with friends
and dropping a few words for the
Bankers Life.
Frank Rice and family came down
from Dedham the last of the week
and assisted in caring for his father
until the end came.
The cob business goes on at the
Right Place Elevator, many teams
coming a distance of eight and ten
miles to get a load.
James Downing, a brother-in-law
of J. F. Luse, arrived from Colfax
on the Tuesday morning train to at
tend the funeral of Mr. Rice.
Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Waldrou, of
Glidden, Iowa, aud Mrs. Joe Snyder,
of McLean, Nebraska, came in to at
tend the funeral of Mr. Rice.
F. L. Anderson, the "Audubon
county implement man," bought
another fine residence lot from the
Western Town Lot Company this
A. J. Eddy is having his house
painted by Jay&McCuen, this week.
Nothing adds more to the beauty and
appearance of a place tliau a neat coat
of paint.
The Ohio Cultivator—none better,
few as good. If you need one, you
can't afford to purchase until you
have examined the Ohio.
Another creamery route will be es
tablished this coming week which
will add much to the volume of milk
delivered daily. It is expected that
still another route will soon be added.
Small grain is doing extremely well
during this cold rainy season and the
pastures and meadows are doing nice
ly and if they continue to improve, a
good crop of hay will be harvested.
Nels Christeusen is having Joe Dix
«on make a few strokes with his paint
brush on his house. Joe is one of the
-most skilled painters the county af
fords and you can look for a good job.
F. L. Anderson bought one of the
finest surries in Omaha last week that
was ever brought to the county. It
is one of the best of the Columbus
makes and is for Banker F. M. Leet,
•if Audubon.
The "Audubon County Implement
House" lias received a lot of the finest
buggies of the Staver make that it
has ever had. If you want a good
buggy, carriage or surrey call and let
me show my goods and tell mv prices.
Corn is mostly all planted, but
there is some corn up so the rows can
be seen across the fields while other
fields are not planted. Some farmers
think late is against them, during the
cold, backward weather, but they
will forget it all when the warm
days of June come.
Ed Wagner, a brother of John
Wagner, is here this week from
Knoxville visiting, and will buy a
carload of horses or as tnanv as he
can find suitable for the markets. He
finds good horses scarce, but is wil
ling to pay good prices for horses
that are marketable.
Quincy Best has decided to leave us
soon. lie intends to go to work on
the new railroad that is being con
structed north of here. Mrs. Best
and the children will go to Lacoma
to visit for a couple of months. Quin
cy is a good hand and will have no
trouble in finding employment.
Samuel Rice, an esteemed and re
spected citizen, passed away Sunday
afternoon after an illness of a few
days. The funeral services were held
from the home of J. F. Luse, Tuesday
forenoon, conducted by the Rev. C.
H. Miller, and the remains were laid
to rest in Catneron Center cemetery.
An extended obituary will be given
Joshua Jordan, who spent many
years on the waters in the employ o'f
the navy department, and cruised
around the world, visiting at the
principal ports, says that to be on the
boat on which Admiral Dewey re
turns would be one of the greatest
treats that lias ever been offered any
crew that ever sailed the ocean. He
says he would like to be one of the
Blue Barred
50 cents
of 15.
Gray News*
A. F. Greeuwaldt was on our streets
Gracie Lancelot is very sick of
J. J. Kittell left here Tuesday for
Red Oak, Iowa.
Dr. A. M. Brooks wai a caller^in
town, Tuesday.
Eddy Kennedy was kicked by a
horse Tuesday last.
Jlenry Brunier was down a busi
ness visit Saturday.
Pat Carolan, the deputy sheriff,
was in our city Saturday.
M. G. Goodnow was a Manning
business visitor, Tuesday.
Our Creamery took in over l,-100tt
of milk, this week Monday.
James Foster made a business trip
to the county capital, Wednesday.
Two smiling, radiant, rosy faces
will soon tell the tale of happiness.
Thos. Hogau, one of the Audubon
saloon men, was in town Tnursdav
Miss Mabel Swauey is the proud
recipient of a brand new lady's
Chris Jensen has been grading up a
few of the crossings recently con
James Crow still continues repair
ing and painting his newly purchased
The Mite Society of the Methodist
church met with Mrs. L. M. Estes,
There is a rumor to the effect that
there will be about business changes
changes here soon.
Chet Dustin is now duly installed
behind the counters of Theron Crev
eling's general store, as head clerk.
Mrs. Walters and daughter, of Au
dubon were visiting at the home of
Mrs. John Needles of this city Wed
Peddlers and chicken buyers are in
our city. They have traded horses a
number of times lately with some of
our townspeople.
Frank Barger was in our town
Thursday and Friday of last week,
representing the H. A. Barger marble
works of Audubon.
There was very little traffic in our
little city Friday, the rain being so
heavy as to prevent any of the far
mers coming in on'that day.
Frank Adams, the Green Bay Lum
ber Company's manager, at Audubon,
and the professioual flute player, was
visiting with Henry Mohr, Monday.
Theron Creveling's success with his
large kite has made him bold, and
now he promises the town a noveltv
in the line of a box kite. Watch for it.
George Kibler and family departed
for Panora last week where they will
reside permanently. The best wishes
of our citizens go with them to their
new home.
Protracted meetings, under the
leadership of Rev. George L.Baker,
of New Jersey, Secretary of the Y. M.
C. A., of Des Moines, began here on
Wednesday. To continue ten days.
Greeley Township News.
Muddy roads makes it hard for us
milk haulers.
A nephew of Charley Wilson is
here for a visit.
Jim Eagau's children are entertain
ing the whooping cough these days.
Frank Hunt aud wife passed last
Sundav at Exira with relatives aud
James Gripp lost one of his gray
mules this week. George Paige also
lost a good four-year-old horse.
Ida Reynolds is teaching a very
successful term of school at Greeley
Center, which willclosein two weeks.
Owing to the stormy weathe there
was not a very large attendance at
Quarterly Meeting, at the Center, on
Sunday. Those present were highly
pleased with Presiding Elder llamsay
aud the sermon.
Word comes that Lillian Wetherell,
aged seven years, died at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Horation
Wetherell, in Alma, Nebraska, on
April 29th. Mr. and Mrs. Wetherell
grew to manhood and womanhood in
Greeley township and have the sym
pathy of their many old time neigh
neighbors and friends in this sad be
Wonder if Lee's horse will carry
double? If the lady was afraid to run
the race for fear she'd fall off? If
two girls ran all the way home last
Sunday night? It people are not get
ting tired of the May basket hangers
now the month is most gone! It
Lawyer Hartzellhad his two-wheeled
wagon broken Sunday night when he
took his girl home?
An Epidemic of Whooping Cough.
Last_ winter during an epidemic of
whooping cough my children contract
ed the disease, having severe coughing
spells. We had used Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy very successfully for
croupe aud naturally turned to it at
that time and found it relieved the
cough and effected a complete cure.—
John E. Clifford, Prietor Norwood
House, Norwood, New York. This
remedy is for sale by C. W. Houston,
Exira A. H. Roberts, Audubon.
A Very Bad Bargain,
That figures are sometimes wonder
ful things is illustrated by the follow
ing actual occurrence in a nearby college
town a number of years ago: A student
in the university was a member cf an
eating club of 12 members which regu
larly patronized a certain little hostelry.
He was lucky enough one day to become
the recipient of a legacy amounting to
about $1,000, and, showing the sum to
the hotel keeper, agreed to give it to
him on condition that the sum be ac
cepted as payment for meals eaten by
the students until every possible combi
nation of the seating arrangement* of
the boys had been exhausted, the
of seats occupied by the boys to be
changed at each meal.
The hotel keeper thought it a most
profitable deal, but a friend of his with
a mathematical turn proved to him
that it really would mean ruin, as no
less than 479,001,600 arrangements
were possible, or a total of $5,748,019,
200 individual meals, which, at the rate
of 10 cents per meal, would represent a
value of the tidy sum of §547,801,920.
The contract was carried out for the
four years cf the boys' student life,
when it really drove the hotel man from
business, as reckoned on a basis of $2
per week per student the hotel man had
lost §3,992, while the students had only
eaten 52,410 individual meals and had
still a credit of 5,748,966,784 meals, or
enough to give them three meals a day
for 438,718a years. —Philadelphia Rec
Everything Leaks.
Ordinary tumblers will hold water
because the globules of water are too
big to squeeze through the glass. But
glass is as full of holes as a sponge, and
air blows right through it, because the
specks of air are smaller than the holes.
Put a bell into a big globe of glass,
seal up the vessel, pump out all the air,
then ring the bell inside, and you hear
nothing. There is not air enough in the
globe to carry a sound. But lay the
globe aside for a month or so, and no
matter how carefully you have sealed
up the neck you will find that you then
can hear the bell when you ring it. Air
has got into that globe—enough any
way to carry a sound has leaked in
through the substance of the glass.
The ordinary incandescent lamp is a
glass globe with the air pumped out,
and after a few months sufficient air
leaks through to dim the light which
comes from the thread of electrified
charcoal inside.
We can make plenty of vessels to
hold water, but nothing has been made
which will hold air without any leak
age. The air sneaks in through holes
which are too email for the human mind
to imagine.
In fact, everything leaks.—Answers.
A Lesson In Patience.
When the eminent botanist Professor
Aitman. of Glasgow was a small boy,
he had the present of a silver bit,
whereupon his mother was so worried
with questions as to what he should do
with it that she exclaimed, "Really,
you had better go to Thomas Elliot's (a
well known pharmacist) and buy six
pence worth of patience."
Down the street marched the lad and
demanded of the chemist, "Mr. Elliot,
please give me sixpence worth of pa
Mr. Elliot, taking in the situation at
a glance, said: "Certainly, my boy
there's a chair. Just sit down and wait
till you get it."
Professor Aitman's endeavor to pur
chase patience was a great success. It
made a deep impression on the lad and
was one of the factors of his success in
A SoldIer*H Blanket.
This story, told of Sir Ralph Aber
crombie, the victor of Aboukir, shows
that even in death he did not forget
consideration for others. After the bat
tle at which he was mortally wounded
he was carried on board a ship, and a
soldier's blanket was placed under his
head to ease it. He felt the relief and
asked what it was.
"Only a soldier's blanket," was the
"Whose blanket is it?"
"Only one of the men's."
"I wish to know the name of the
"It is Duncan Roy's, of the Forty
second, Sir Ralph."
"Then see," said the dying general,
"that Duncan Roy gets his blanket
this very night."
He MiKlit Have Married.
Fitz-Greene Halleck never married,
yet, as Mr. Howe reminds us in his
"American Bookman," he could not
have been without attractions, for a
certain superior lady is reported to have
"If I were on my way to church to
be married, yes, even if I were walking
up the aisle, and Halleck were to offer
himself, I'd leave the man I had prom
ised to marry and take him."
To this, perliaj)s, should be joined his
epigram, written for a young lady who
had asked for his autograph:
Thi'ru wanted but this drop to fill
The wifuless poet's imp of fame.
Hurrah! There lives lady still
Willing to tuko his name.
Cut this out and take it to the drug
gists name below and you will re
ceive a regular 25c size bottle of Dr.
Sawyer's Ukatine for 5c. Ukatine
positively cures all forms of Kidnev
difficulties, Dys-
pepsia, Con­
stipation, Head- BY ache, Rheu
matism, Putting of the Eyes. Uka
tine cures Pimples and Blotches,
and makes sallow and Yellow skin
white. Do not delay, but take ad
vantage of this great offer, as thou
sands Dear evidence to the wonder
ful curative powers of Ukatine.
W A Hamler, Exira
Luse, Ross.
Gained ... .. wit.
In describing the uiniitiardinent of
Morro Castle at Santiago during the
Spanish-American war a war artist who
was in Cuba tells how he and some
newspaper men managed to attain a
point of vantage near the Texas:
A few days previous a rival newspa
per dispatch boat, the recipient of cer
tain courtesies with which we had not
been favored, had been carrying minor
telegrams to the flagship from one point
or another, and she was in the habit of
sailing in among the fleet, with an air
of importance and displaying the sig
nal, "We have dispatches for the ad
This, of course, prevented the vessels
of the fleet from making her come out
side and enabled her to approach the
flagship to deliver her communications.
Beforo leaving Port Antonio we had
taken in a large supply of fresh fruit,
including bananas, so it occurred to one
of our very alert and original newspa
per men that we should hoist the sig
nal, "We have bananas for the Texas
on board.''
This we acted upon, and our vessel
was allowed to glide in without inter
ference, until we reached the Texas.
Once alongside, Captain Philip hailed
fcs with delight, accepted our little gift
and told us that a bombardment was
very shortly to take place. We thought
ourselves in great luck at receiving this
news and made outside the lines, keep
ing as near to the squadron as we were
In the "Memoir" of Lord Bramwell
Is a telling illustration of the fact that
reputation clings to us, even after many
years. The great jurist as a little lad
became a pupil at Dr. Reddy's school,
where the late Baron Channell, three
fears his senior, was head boy.
Channell read for the law, and the
iwo school friends scarcely met again
intil, years afterward, Mr. Channell
beld a brief in a certain case at Maid
stone assizes.
Consultation with the solicitors
showed a flaw in the pleadings drawn
by them. It was of a sort which in
those days would prove fatal to the
case. The solicitors could only hope
that it would not be discovered.
"Who is against us?" asked Chan
"Oh," was the reply, "a Mr. Bram
well. Nobody ever heard of him be
"Then, gentlemen," said the advo
cate, "we're done. I was at school with
that gentleman."
He was right. Bramwell was too
clever for them, and they were "done"
Robbed The Grave.
A startling incident in whioli Mr. John Oli
ver, of Philadelphia, was the subject is nar
rated by him as follows: "I was in a most
dreadful conditioa. My skin was almost yellow
eyes sunken, tongue coated, pain continually
in back and sides, no appetite—was gradually
growing weaker day by day. Three physicians
had given me up. Fortunately a friend advised
trving Electric Bitters, and to my great jov
and surprise the first bottle made a decide'd
improvement. I continued their use for three
weeks and am now a well man. I know they
saved my life and robbed the grave of another
victim." Only 50c, guaranteed, at Chas. W.
Houston's drug store. 5
Tie CrlcKet'a Chirp.
The variation of speed in the chirp
ing of crickets depends so closely on
temperature that the height of the
thermometer may be calculated by ob
verving the number of chirps in a min
At 60 degrees F. the rate is 80 chirps
a minute, at 70 degrees F. 120 per min
ute, and the rate increases four chirps
to the minute with a. change of one
Below a temperature of 50 degrees
F. the cricket is not likely to make any
The value of all the gold, silver, cop
per, iron, coal and lead mined every
year in America is exceeded by the
products of the forests. Even the com
bined wheat and cotton crop is less in
value than the forest products.
Tell Your Sister
A Beautiful Complexion is impossible without
good pure blood, the sort that only exist in
connection with good digestion, "a healthv
liver and bowels Karl's Clover Koot Tea
acts directly on the bowels, liver and kidnevs
keeping them in perfect health. Price 25c and
50c C. W. Houston, Exira. 'J
Wright of a Lion.
What does a lion weigh Those who
know the look of the king of beasts best
and how small bis little body really is
will probably come farthest from the
truth. About 300 to 350 pounds is a
usual estimate. But a full grown lion
will tip the scales at no less than 500
pounds. Five hundred and forty pounds
is the record for an African lion. His
bone is solid and heavy as ivory.
The tiger runs the lion very close. A
Bengal tiger, killed two years ago by
an English officer, scaled 520 pounds.
A tiger this size has, however, consid
erable more muscular strength than the
biggest lion.
How Is Your Wife?
Has she lost her beauty? If so Constipation,
Indigestion, Sick Headache are the principal
causes. Karl's Clover Root Tea. lias cured
these ills for half a century. Price 25c and
5Uc. Money re fuuded if results are net sat
isfactory. C. W. Houston. 2
Gold Strike Turns Out Well.
OUSTEH, S. D., May 22.—The remark­
able strike of free gold made nine miles
southwest of this city last Friday by
Lee and Charles Oarr, two ranchers, is
turning out to be better than at first re
ported. The ore vein is about 14 inches
wide and has been stripped for a dis
tance of 60 feet. From one place at the
intersection of two points nuggets as
large as hickory nuts have been taken
out and large chunks of rock almost
solid with gold stringers have been
broken loose.
Have You Had The Grip?
If you have, you probably need a re
liable medicine like Foley's Honey and
Tar to heal your lungs and stop the
racking cough incidental to this dis
ease. W. A. Hamler, Exira.
Congressman Smith McPherson,
of Red Oak, will deliver the Deco
ration Day oration, in Anita, and
the people can expect to hear some
thing- out of the ordinary.—Ex.
Mrs. Henry Hayden, of Indianola,
Iowa, is a cousin of General Fred
Funston. Iowa has turned out some
of the best fighters in the service,
and those who are not Iowaians are
closely related.—State Register.
Mrs. Carrie Archer went to Exira,
Saturday, where her husband is at
work. Mr. Archer has the contract
to put in the new brick block for
the Stuart Bank, at that place.—The
Lewis Correspondent to Atlantic
The Seventh Annual Reunion of
the Cass County Veteran Associa
tion will be held at Anita on August
22, 23, 24, and 25, inclusive. The last
day will be known as Old Settler's
Day. Some prominent speakers and
excellent music will be provided as
well as the finest camping ground
in the county. Exchanges please
notice.—Anita Republican.
Hon. J. K. Powers, formerly a
piominent figure in Atlantic busi
ness circles, but who has been in
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, of late, has re
turned to his old home, in Atlantic,
and opened a realestate and insur
ance office. Mr. Powers will receive
a hearty welcome in this part of
the State, especially among his
brethren, the Odd bellows.—Atlan
tic Telegraph.
Mr. John Gray and family arrived
here on Wednesday and are now
domiciled in their fine residence.
The citizens ot Casey should and
will extend to these most worthy
people a heart}- welcome. Mr. Gray
is an enterprising gentleman and
will take a lively interest in every
public enterprise, while his lady
will be welcomed in our social gath
erings.—Case}' Vindicator.
Professor R. Moore Carpenter,
formerly of the Audubon Advocate,
is now connected with the Dexter
Normal School. From a letter in
the Des Moines News, of recent date,
we are of the opinion that R. Moore
lias exchanged a political change
of heart, from Democracy to Repub
licanism. He favors the election of
William Larrabee to the United
States Senate, with John H. Gear as
second choice.—Sherm Myers' Anita
The cruiser Olympia arrived at
Hong Kong, Tuesday, with Admi
ral Dewey aboard. A dispatch from
there says she was saluted by the
ships of all nations. The Olympia
will remain in Hong Kong long
enough to change her coat of war
paint and don a coat of white paint
that makes Uncle Sam's warships
the most beautiful vessels afloat.
She will go into dry dock for clean
ing, too, and will be in Hong Ivong
ten days, then hie away for New
York City, byway of the S'uez Canal.
—State Register.
A motion has been filed iti the
District Court, at Council Bluffs, by
his attorneys asking that the re
maining indictments against Isaac
Dickerson, who is charged with
fraudulent banking in connection
with the Cass County Bank, be dis
missed on the grounds that the de
fendant is in feeble health, aud that
his wife is an invalid. His daught
er, Miss Fannie Dickinson, died at
Oskaloosa, Missouri, last week, aud
her remains were brought to her
old home, in Atlantic, and laid to
rest in the Cemetery, there.—Ex.
A Kansas duck, which had faith
full}- stuck to business during the
summer and had laid several dozens
of large fawn colored eggs, com
plained that she was not appreci
ated. "See that hen over there!"
said the duck. "She hasn't laid as
many eggs as I have, nor as big,
but she has books written about
her and verses composed in her
honor, while nobody is saying a
word about me." The trouble is
yours," said a wise rooster that was
standing near, That you don't tell
the public what you have done.
You lay an egg aud then waddle off
without saying a word, but that
sister of mine never lays one with
out letting everybody in the whole
neighborhood know it. If you want
to cut any ice in this community
you mustlearn to advertise—Ivolby,
Kansas, Tribune.
A Terrible Affair.
Monday night train number nine
ty-one ran over Thomas Thompson,
about three-quarters of a mile this
side of Wiota, killing him instantly
and badly mangling his body,
almost to the extent of not being
recognizable. The train men were
not aware of the accident until they
reached this city, when they found
the pilot blood-be-spattered and
carrying sliredy of clothing. Word
was sent back to Wiota, and Mar
shal John Henry and several others
went out along the track and found
the remains. One arm and one leg
were entirely severed from the body
and one hand could not be found.
The entire back portion of the skull
had been torn away by the wheels,
and the face so cut up that it was
at first thought to be another man.
The passenger train going east at
9:50 must have, also, run over the
body. Mr. Thompson's home is a
few miles south east of Wiota, and
he leaves two daughters to mourn
his untimely death. The coroner's
jury, which held an inquest over
the body, Tuesday afternoon, ren
dered a verdict that the deceased
cames to his death by being acci
dentally run over by the Rock Island
freight train number ninety-one.
Mr. Thompson was in Wiota and
vicinity during the day and had
been drinking quite freely and it is
thought that while under the influ
ence of liquor he got off his road
and laid down on the track. Just
how it happened is not and proba
bly never will be known.—Atlantic
""rfl. I
The Atlantic Canning Company
received five carloads of cans, last
Tuesday, for this years' use, and yet
these are only a few of the cans
that will be used during the coin
in! season.—Telegraph.
The director of the Philippine
mail service reports to Washington
that the first United States mail
service has been established, and
that mail trains are now running
regularly between Manila and Ma
lolos. The Spanish never had such
a service, and the natives hardly"
understand the innovation. There
are other great surprises in store
for tliem if they will only cool down
and behave themselves.—Ex.
(Jueen Victoria. celebrated her
eightieth birthday, last Wednesday.
It is said that she has lost the entire
use of her left eye, while lier right
eye is almost totally obscured by a
cataract of such a serious nature
that an operation is to be perform
ed. The queen is now required to
wear glasses constantly, and it is
feared that she will soon be totally
blind. The operation for the remo
val of the cataract is said to be her
only hope for sight.—Ex.
In a private letter to the editor of
the Register. Hon. H. G. Curtis,
member of the Porto Rico Insular
Commission, wrote: "We have now
about finished our report on condi
tions and affairs in Porto Rico, with
recommendations as to the new
code of laws and the character of
the laws needed." The commission
has been harmonious and energetic
in its labors, as indicated by the
fact that it has made a thorough
examination of affairs in Porto Rico
and is now about ready to file its
report.—Atlantic Telegraph.
The Prohibition State Convention
in session at Des Moines, Tuesday,
nominated the following- ticket:
Governor, Dr. E. L. Eaton, ot Des
Lieutenant-Governor, Mr. George
Pugsley, of Woodbine.
Judge of Supreme Court, J. A.
Harvey, of Perry.
Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion. Miss Fannie McDowell, of
Railway Commissioner, A. B.
Wry. of Creston.
They declare for national prohi
bition of the manufacture aud sale
of intoxicating liquors as beverage.
Repeal of the Iowa mulct aud
manufacturing laws,
Resubmission of a proibitory con
stitutional amendment.
Abolition of the army aud navy
Equal suffrage without regard to
Observance of the Sabbath.
Election of LTuited States Senator
by the people.
Midland Chautauqua is to be con
gratulated, and the people of Des
Moines aud all Central Iowa, no
doubt, will feel much interested in
knowing that Bishop J. H. Vincent,
the Chautauquan, of New York,
the originator and promoter of the
great Chautauqua movements, has
been secured to be at the Midland
Chautauqua Assembly, which con
venes here from July Oth to 20th, in
Bishop Vincent is so well known
that he needs no introduction. A
man who is the author of scores of
valumns tinged with the highest
type of christian manhood and
womanhood a man who stands as
one of the foremost on all social,
ethical and religious questions.
His lectures are always grand and
inspiring he lifts high the ideals
of christian living and universal
education. He has a charming- per
sonality and is at once stamped as
a man with a message.
No man ever heard Bishop Vin
cent speak without respecting him.
No mail ever came in close touch
with him without loving him."
The Chautauquans of Iowa will
be more than pleased to know of his
presence, and to miss the attend
ance of Midland Chautauqua this
year, with the magnificent program
which has been arranged, will be a
great misfortune to one who is so
unfortunate. Write to W. H. White,
440 Good Block, Des Moines, Iowa,
for programs.
Deafness Cannot Be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased part of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deafness
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the Eu
stacian Tube. When this tube gets in
flamed you have a rumbling sound or
an imperfect hearing, and when it en
tirely closes deafness is the result, aud
unless the inflamation can be taken
out and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed
forever nine cases out of ten are caus
ed by catarrh, which is nothing but an
inflamed condition of the mucous sui
We will give One Hundred Dollars
for any cause of Deafness (caused by
catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's
Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
Homeward Movement of Volunteers*
WASHINGTON, May 23.—The war de­
partment is proceeding on the theory
that by the end of July not a volunteer
soldier will be left in Manila, and Gen
eral Otis' report that the transport War
ran has arrived, advances the time
when the homeward movement of the
volunteer troops will begin. Already
I notice has been issued that mail for the
First California and Second Oregon
volunteor regiments should not be sent
to Manila, but to San Francisco.
To Consumptives.
As an honest remedy Foley's Honey
and Tar does not hold out false hopes
in advanced stages, but truthfully
claims to give comfort and relief in the
very worst cases, and in the early
stages to effect a cure. W. A. Hamler.
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