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THE FATE OF SPIES.
CAUGHT IN TIMES OP PEACE, THEY ARE JAILED. Attempts to Secure Plans of Fort resses and Patterns of Guns— Foreign Spies in This Country* The recent conviction at St. Etienne, France, of John Cooper and Walter Kun del, two English spies, who were caught while trying to obtain samples of the new French and Russian carbines for British Government contractors, and condemned to fiftec-en and two months' imprison ment, respectively, is of international , interest. To a free-born American tho word "spy ' has an especially odious meaning. It is an undeniable fact that what little espionage is done in the United States is exclusively done by foreigners. Abroad, matters are differ ent, and though a spy is considered a debased creature, espionage itself is in full blast and well organized in Russia, Germany, Pranoe and Great Britain. All European Governments, more or less, have so-called secret funds available to keep a well-organized spy service going. It is generally divided into three distinct branches—namely, political, social and military espionage. I shall deal with the latter alone. The armed peace which European na tions maintuin and the constant fear among thoin of being attacked by a neighboring power at any moment natur ally muke it desirable for one nation to know what the other is doing in the way of offensive and defensive preparations. Secret information of this kind can not, for obvious reasons, be obtained through tho official channels of military or naval i attaches, who on account of their posi- j tion in a foreign country, have to be I satisfied with what they can observe for themselves or are shown voluntarily. ■ It is therefore evident that if a Govern- j ment desires to obtain possession of so called state secrets, such as plans of j fortifications, war vessels, mines, fixed I torpedoes, samples of powder, cartridges | ana arms, it has to employ secret agents or spies for this purpose. Germany has been credited with hav ing the most efficient spy service in France, where it dates back to 1864. The war of 1879 I proved that the German maps of France were more accurate than those used by the French staff', and small swamps, brooks, road and vantuge points for an ariny were found on the Gorman inups and did not appear on the French. Furthermore,the equipmontof the French troops and fortresses were thoroughly kuown to the German leaders. Within her own borders Germany defends herself efficiently against foreign espionage, and how carefully she watches every foreigner is shown by tho numerous ar rests which have been made there within tho last five years. Unfortunately for the over-zealous officials, most of the poor victims proved to be harmless land scape painters, who, on accouut of their sketches, often experienced great diffi culty in convincing the German authori ties of their identity. All the service powder, cartridges and rifle factories in Germany, Russia, Franco and some other European coun tries are Government property, and it is impossible for outsiders to obtain access to them. Walking on a glacis of a Eu ropean fortress is also prohibited, and if an intruder out of curiosity once in a while happens to put his foot inside even the smallest fort, ho is stopped by senti nels and is lucky if he is not locked up. These measures arc carried out vigorous ly, and even an active officer of the Ger man army, if ho wishes to visit one of these Government factories, has to ap ply for a special permission to do so. The revealing of the secrets of any of those institutions is high treason, und consequently only very trustworthy men are employed. Moreover, that tho em- j ployes may never forgot tho penalties | inflicted for a breach of trust, extracts from the Penal Code printed in black i letters are profusely placarded on the walls insido the buildings. Apurt from this the men are divided into classes, each class manufacturing year after year tho same part of a rifle or a cartridge. In this way no Government mechanic or subaltern can obtuiu exact knowlodgo of tho manufacture of a whole i rifle or cartridge. So it comes to puss that the spy has hard work to obtain | what ho wants. It goes without saying j that among such a lurge body of men us ; Governments employ a black sheep can ulways be found. With regard to France, matters are just as bad as they are in Germany, ami i perhaps in some instances worse. The | German population, as a rule, leave the spy-catching trade to their stubborn offi cials, while in France, where patriotism is more fervent, every citizen of the third Republic thinks it his sacred duty : to look with a suspicious eye on every foreigner who enters the country, in numerable mistakes are tho result, and ! innocent travolers are often placed in | extremely annoying positions. Yet it j must be admitted that German spies are j not only plentiful in France, but they work very systematically. In the United States tho foreign spy, ' as a rule, is a rura avis. The only nation J which over has attempted to establish a 1 system of military espionage iu America | is tho English. In September, 1888, a military looking Englishman arrived at Washington. Ho carefully studied the Washington Xavy Yard, then went to N wport, Annapolis, New London and Fortress Monroe, but ho learned little or nothing of value. At Willet's Point he attempted toobtain the charts of subma rine mines and fixed torpedoes, but was unsuccessful, documents of this kind be ing pretty well guarded. Plans of ves sels and torpedoes, however, ure hardly kept secret, and auy one applying to tho Patent Office can easily obtain a very de tailed description of any new weapon manufactured in America for army or navy purposes. It may be stated hero that all the de tails of the new plans for American coast and harbor defense are in the hands of a few superior officers. No subaltern official has access to thein and no contractor receives copies of them, so that the secret is thoroughly guarded. The plans, for instance, of the new for tifications at Sandy Hook, Boston Har bor, San Francisco und many other places are, 1 ain positive, not known to more than perhaps four individuals out of over sixty millions. However, the more the armanent of the United States becomes efficient, the more the curiosity of foreign powers will he attracted, and it is therefore reasonable to expect that in ten years from now the spy fever will also have invaded these shores.—[New York Recorder. Fifteen Shots a Second. A mine manager in Nevada claims to have invented a gun of remarkably rapid firing capacity, the implement having a Winchester barrel aud stock, with a fifteen-repeating magazine in the stock. It is a trifle heavier than the ordinary Winchester, but its great feature, as claimed, is that the whole fiftoeu shots may be fired in one second, a statement which has been fully realized in practice. The shells are thrown out, and at the end of the firing the gun is as clean as ! though only a single cartridge had been exploded. It is stated that an instan taneous photograph was taken of the gun in action, and. while the exposure was made, five shells were in tne air tossed out by the inconceivably rapid wording of the gun. As described, the weapon is one of extreme simplicity. All that the mau who does the shooting has to do is to fill the chamber with car tridges, cock the gun and pull the trigger as many times as he means to shoot ; the gun is accurate at short or long range. —[St. Louis Republic. Mortality Among Trainmen. Statistics show that in 1889 1,972 trainmen were killed and 20,028 injured, making a total of 22,000. For the year ending June 30, 1890, the secretary's report gives a list of 2,451 killed and 22,390 injured, a total list of 24,841, or an increase of 2,841 over the preceding year. According to the statement for 1889, 300 men were killed while coupling and uncoupling cars and 6,757 injnred— practically one-third of the whole num ber of railroad enployes killed and injured during that year. For 1890, 3G9 were killed and 7,841 injured—an increase of over 1,100. When it is stated that upward of 200,000 cars are provided with automatic couplers, pre sumably "life-savers," and that the number is being increased every year, the effect of these figures is somewhat startling. Apropos of this the questions put by Commissioner King to Grand Master Sweeney of tho Switchmen's Mutual Aid Association at the meeting of the committee of railroud commis sioners in New York last November. This meeting, it should be borne in mind, was called for tho purpose of obtaining information from railroad [ munagers, employes and others interested in tho matter of safety appliances, so that the committee could present a bill to congress calculated to hasten and insure the equipment of freight cars with uniform automatic couplers and air brakes. In a speech of some length before the eominitteo Mr. Sweeney stated that he considered science had so far done very little toward ameliorating the condition of the switchmen by in troducing safer draft irons; in fact he thought the various devices now in use wore an inposition on the men and only made their duties extra hazardous. To Commissioner King, who inquired if he considered the improvements mudo or the devices now being adopted less dan gerous than tho old attachments, Mr. Sweeney replied: "I have just said that introducing devices has not in any way lessened the accidents to switchmen; in fact, has increased the danger.— [Chicago Herald. A Musical Grove of Trees. A unique curiosity in tho town of Hamburg is a musical grove of chestnut and walnut trees on the north side of Nickerson hill, tho highest point of land in New Loudon County, Connecticut. The spot is well known among local hunters as a resort for gray squirrels. Into these trees, which are old and nearly all hollow, the squirrels have gnawed their way through tho knots and stumps of limbs that have decayed. In many cases but the mere shell of tho tree stands, and if a fire is built in the holo at the roots smoke issues from inany holes above it in the limbs and tbe main < trunk. The peculiar sound caused by the wind blowing into theso holes has given the grove the name of Singing ' Trees. In the summer, when the trees | are covered with foliage, the wind has no efl'ect upon thein, but in the fall the I wind has a clean sweep at the trees, and it whistles and moans and hisses through the hollow trunks and limbs until it seems to one a short distance away that a horde of demons are holding a grand jubilee. These sounds are produced only when the wind blows from the southeast. It then sweeps over the top j of tho hill and falls upon the grove, ! apparently, us the wind troin tho inouth | of a boy fails upon a hollow key placed ! at his lips, and the sound produced, in ; many cases, is like that made by a per son blowing into the nose of a bottle, multiplied a million times. Breaking into these tones is, now and then, a short, sharp, shrieking noise and then a hissing i sound, as if from the mouth of a thou sand pythons in chorus. Taken together these hisses and toots and moans and shrieks make a pandemonium that one doesn't care to listen to very long. Tho | noise cun be heard fivo miles away, and i it has been heurd to the leeward a dis tance of eight miles. —[Boston Trun ! script. j The Heroine of the Tclepraph. In tho Franco-German war of 1870 tho J uhlans in particular played havoc with j the French wires. On arriving at a I village they would ride up to the tele- I graph office, cut the connections, and carry oft' the apparatus, or else employ it to deceive the enemy. They were outwitted, however, on one occasion, and by a woman. Mile Juliette Dodu, a girl of eighteen, was director of the telegraph station at Fithiviors where she lived with her mother, when the Prussians entered the town. They took possession of the station, and, turning out the two women, confined them to their dwelling on a higher floor. It happened that the wire from the oflice in running to tho pole on the roof passed by tho door of the girl's room, and she conceived tho idea of tap ping the Prussian messages. Sho had contrived to keep a telegraph instrument and by means of a derivation from the wiro was able to carry out her purpose. Important telegrams of tho enemy were thus obtained and secretly communicated to the sub-prefect of tho town, who con veyed thein across the Prussiun lines to the French commander. Mile. Dodu and her mother were both arrosted, und the proofs of their guilt were soon discovered. They were brought before a court-martial and speed ily condemned to death, but the sentence had to bo confirmed by the Commander of the Corps d'Armee. Prince Frede rick Charles, who, having spoken to Mile. Dodu on severul occasions, ordered her to be produced. He inquired her motive in committing so grave a breach of what are called the "laws of war.\ The girl replied: "Je suis Francaise." (I ain a Frenchwoman.) Tho Prince confirmod the sentence, but happily, before it was executed, the news of the armistcie ar rived and saved her life. In 1878 this telegraphic heroine was in charge of the post office at Montreuil, near Viucennes, I und on the 13th of August she was de- L coratcd with the Legion of Honor by L Marshal McMahon, President of the Re public.—[Chambers's Joumul. FOR THE LADIES. DAINTY FICHUS. The daintiest and most effective fichus are not made just to pin on in front. They have a collar or rutfle finish to go completely round the neck. The fichu is broad, reaching almost to the shoulder line and then jabots itself softly to a narrow finish almost ut the waist line. It is an immensely satisfactory decora tion to any frock, either iu China silk of self color or in some contrasting shade. These little inexpensive bits of adorn ment vary one's toilets delightfully and are within the reach of the inost slender purse. India silk may be bought now lor twenty-six cents a yard, and a yard will make a very pretty jabot.—[New York Press. PLAID GOWN WITH VELVF.T BODICE. A model gown of green and black plaid cheviot, overlaid with narrow Douche lines in color, has a bodice of green velvet, slightly stirred down to a shallow point in front and edged at the top with a narrow galloon. It is in visibly fastened under the arm. Tho diagonal skirt is draped up over the bodice, giving the effect of a princess. It is bordered at the bottom with three bands of green velet, each two inches wido, set close together, one above tho other. The velvet should bo bias. Tho sleeves are mutton-leg, without trimming, and closed tight at the wrist with three buttons.—[St. Louis Republic. WOMEN AS FACTORY INSPECTORS. Rufus B. Wade, Chiof of the Massa chusetts District Police, is strongly in favor of having womon for factory in spectors, and speaks in the highest praise of their work. He says: "In iny report for 1890 I took occasion to recommend tho appointment of two female inspectors, in addition to tho then present force of inspectors; and ; stated that, from the experience of many years in the enforcement of law intended j for tho benefit of the wugo earners, I j was satisfied that there were special | cases where better service could be ! rendored to female operatives than by j the male inspectors. Tho experience of i the past six months has clearly demon- I strut ltd the correctness of my opinion, | and the reports I have received from j those with whom they have been brought j into contact in their official relations | have added testimony to the zealous and j faithful maimer in which they havo dis- | charged tho duties assigned them. It is j safe to say that never in tho history of Massachusetts have the laws iu relation | to child-labor boen better complied with | than at the present time."—[Chicago j Post. USE FOR OLD GOWNS. Have you an old gown? Probably j you have a great many. Perhaps you regard all your costumes as belonging to that stage known as "old." Now, you | know, that ago, while it makes an old , woman, docs not muko an old dress, j The only thing that really makes an old 1 dress is having it get out of style, and i then, be it ever so recently bought, and ' ever so lately finished, it is old, because ! it isn't in the style. Now, the pretty j little round waists which you wore last • year, and which looked very nice, are ! old, because they aro too short in the j back. But you can remedy all this if j you desire, by piecing down the length I with u deep and abundant fringe, j Chenille or silk or tasseled fringe may I bo sewed on and let hung in perfectly j straight lines around the waist, produo- i ing the fashionable effect of the long basque so much desired.—[New York i Advertiser. TO DRIVE THE LAST NAIL. The hammer with which Mrs. Potter Palmer, President of the Board of Lady Munugers, will drive tho lust nail iu tho , Woman's Building is to be contributed by the State of Nebraska. It will not bo an ordinary hammer, but will bo made of the native woods of Nebraska, combined with gold and silver and pearl. Mrs. E. C. Lang worthy, Lady Manager for Nebraska, bus been accorded the honor of securing this hammer. With j due appreciation Mrs. Langworthy has issued an invitution to Nebraska for competitive designs, and a prize of ssl) will bo given tho tho sueessful com- | petitor. In order to pay for this unique j hammer a contribution of ton cents will | bo solicited from every woman of | Nebraska in order to make the offering , "ono worthy of the state and a fitting tribute of woman's advancement." The . nail to be driven will be contributed by j Mrs. Rickards, one of the lady managers of Montana. It will be composed of I gold, silver and copper. Altogether j Mrs. Palmer will have an expensive hammer and a golden nail for completing j tho work of construction on tho j Woman's World's Fair Building.— i [Chicago Tribune. HINTS ON SELECTING SILK DRESSER. If you will have a black silk dress soloct something "cheerfully" flowered. There is an extremely pretty silk with ; tiny rosebuds growing all over it; \ another sprinkled with primroses; a third ! with buttercups, and others havo moss- | buds, forget-me-nots and bachelors' buttons—all so closely planted that thoro is but small waste in matching the \ seams. Silks of this sort are suitable j for women of all ages; a touch of plain ! silk will brighten it for the guy young I girl, and the old lady can tone down the | flowers by using lace in tho bodice. Old rose, violet and lilac are very attractive \ in this lino of goods, but let the pluin buyer beware of them, as they are in- ■ tended for the raging beauty with tho clear skin and perfect complexion. If the ugly woman would only take her glass, look in it in the sunlight and not try to deceive herself, judgment and common sight would enublo her to look considerably better than she does. Dark colors and low tones never dotract froin beauty and ever enhance plainness. And there is no necessity, either, for woaring stuffy, depressing black. That is all right for a nun or a mourner, but the mother, wife, sister and daughter, who make the sunshine of the home, need brighter raiment.—[New York World. Jet bonnets ure very fashionable. /Princess effects are very fashionable. Blue and medium shades of green are in great favor. Gold and silver fillets for the hair are quite fashionable. "Trifles light as air are the new fans for party use. The sticks are of open work rose pearl, the fan of fine gauze or chiffron ruffle running lengthwise that flutters in a delightful manner. Soft, white dressed kid gloves, stitched with black, ore considered quite the cor rect thing for morning wear and after noon calling. The newest thing in cloaks has a yoke of mink or sable terminating in a sharp V buck and front. The English girl who is really up t style wears a coat called the whole-back coat. There uie no curved seams in the back, and the garment resembles not a little the box coat of her older brother. Black parrots are the most recent dec orations in millinery. They are even more bizarre than their distunt cousins, the blackbirds. A very popular now fabric is called crinkled cordurette. The spaces between the cords have a puffed effect, and it is a material that tinds favor with slender women. The color combination most in favor for evening wear is jonquil yellow, with garlunds of drooping purple violets, ralest water green with white hyacinths is much affected by golden-haired wo men. According to a recent and very pretty fancy, the back breadth, sleeves and vest of a utility gown of plain wool goods for a young woman may be made of plaid goods, the sleeves and vest being cut bios, and if a cape of the dress goods is worn it will generally be lined with the plaid material. A single-breasted coat of three-quar ter length is particulary stylish when made of black silk, either to complete a suit or to bo worn as an independent top garment. Bead location pieces in jet and in single and prismatic colors are still largely used on elaborate gowns, and oftentimes avail to render a plain cos tume very dressy looking. Ribbed velvets are worn, especially for coat waists, with skirt of silk or cloth. 'The ribs aro black and diagonal, and though very near together show glimpses of a satin ground of color —yel- low, sage, pale blue or brilliant red. China silk, nun's veiling, woolen ba tiste, tiannel, printed or white cambric, lawn, porcale and fine cottons generally are fashionably used for underwear and night robes, and numerous designs for garments of this kind are among recent publications. Brocaded drosses have corsages that have full coat skirts in the back and a corsolet front. The coat piece is cut in half-circle shape, and gathered to a round waist botween the under-arm seams. Sometimes a bunch of rich gal loon heads this addition. A dainty black plaque is transformed into a rather brilliant head covering by a trimming composed entirely of round jot facets. The crown is of velvet covered with jet, and the brim, which is made of jet, is supported by three wired velvet bandeaux. A full aigrette rises from the centre of a rosette of lace at the back, and a bowknot of jet secures a second lace rosette in front. Velvet tie strings fall at the back, and minute jet bowknots fasten thorn to the coiffure whou the hut is upou the head. Aquutic Burials. Among the peoples of antiquity the practice was not uncommon of disposing of the dead by throwing them into the sett, by sinking them in water courses and by setting themutloat in boats. The lohthyopliagi, or fish eaters, who lived in a region bordering on the Persian gulf, are montioned by Ptolemy as having the custom of invariably committing their corpses to the oceun, thus repaying the obligations they had incurred to its in habitujits. According to the same au thority the famous lotus eaters when they found themselves about to die threw themselves into the sea. The Cherokces of Tennessee formerly made a practice of throwing their dead into the rivers. In Africa people of the tribe called Obongo tuke the cadaver to a running stroam, which has been previously diver ted from it course. A deep grave is dug in the bed of the stream, the body is placed in it and covered over, and finally the stream is restored to its natural course. History says that Alaric was buried in u similar manner in the year 410 A. D., at Cosenca in Calubria. The i Goths turned aside the course of the river Vasento, and having made a grave in the midst of its bed there interred their king with a prodigious amount of treasure. Then they turned the river back into its course and killed all por : sons who had been concerned in prepar ing the romantic sepulchor.—[Washing | ton Star. Brutality in the German Army. The superior officers in the German I army are said to go upon the principle | i that ill-usage is necessary to proper ' discipline. A Prussian officer met a party of men one evening at the gates of a fortress coming homo from target ' practice. Ho wont up to one man and I asked him if ho had made the right i number of points, and on being answered j iu tho negative he boxed the man's ears j and called him "a Swabian swine!" At i Fort Albeck, near Ulm, a man was accused of being dirty, which does not really appear to have been tho oase. Ho was, however, scrubbed by some non-commissioned officers, in tho pre ; sence of an officer, until the blood ran I down his body. The same man, iu ! October lust year, when the weather was ! cold, was taken, after some very hard j drill and when steaming with perspir ation, to tho pump, where all his clothes I were stripped ott'hiin, and ice cold water thrown over him by two non-commiss- I ioned officers. He was then scrubbed I all over till the blood came again, us well us kicked and cuffed unmercifully. A colonel of engineers appears to have used most degrading language to his men, and one day passing by a sentry who did not, as ho thought, present arms ! smartly enough he cut the man across , the face with a riding whip. —'[Chicago I Post. Immense Oranges. There are on exhibition in this office I a couple of oranges that excel anything \ in tho orange line seen in Thomasville. They are of tho navel variety and were grown in Florida. The largest of the two weighs seventeen ounces and meas ures around linches. The smaller one weighs fifteen ounces and both together two pounds. Many would think they are of the grape fruit variety, but iu this they are wrong. They aro specimens of tho most perfect orange yet perfected by growers. The skin is very thin, and unother remarkable fact is that they are perfectly seedless.— [Thomasville (Ga.) Enterprise. The Regiment Must .Pay. 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There are no tacks or wax threads to hurt the feet, and is made as smooth inside as a liand-sewed shoe. It is as stylish, easy fitting and durable as custom-made shoes costing from $4.00 to $5.00. This shoe has been on sale throughout the United States over eight years, and has given excellent satisfaction, as the increasing sales show. We are now selling more shoes of this grade than any other manufacturer in the world. Try a pair—you cannot make a mistake. One trial will convince you that it is the Best Shoe in the World for the Price. TAKE NO SUBST6TUTES. TV. L. DOUGLAS FIXE CALF HAM>- W. L. DOUGLAS *3.00, $2.50 and SEWED $4.00 anil $5.00 SHOES for $2.00 SHOES for Ludieg are made of the Gentlemen arc very stylish anil durable. 1 best Dongolu. They are very stylish, Those who buy this prude pet a bargain, durable anil splendid fitting. They meet as shoes of this quality are sold every the wants of all classes. Every lady who day from $6.00 to SO.OO. j buys u pair of these shoes pets a bargain. W.L. DOUGLAS *8.50 POLICE CALF W. I. DOUGLAS $2.00 and $1.75 SHOE Is made with three heavy soles, SCHOOL SHOES are worn by the hoys Extension Edge; It gives excellent satis- everywhere. They are made strong, faction to those who want to keep their stylish and durable. feet dry und warm. If you want to 1 walk with ease, buy this shoe. One g—. a TTTSTTa-^ivr pair will do for a year. A*J.OJV. W. L. DOUGLAS $2.50, $2.25 and PRICE Is stamped on the bottom of $2.00 SHOES are excellent shoes for each shoe. Look for it. every day. Worklnpmen all wear them. W.L. DOUGLAS, Brockton, Mass. It Is 3 duty you owe to yourself and your family during these hard times to get the most value for your money. You can economize in your foot-wear if you purchase \V. L. Douglas Shoes, which, with out question, represent a greater value for the money than any other make in the world, as thousands who have worn them will testify. IT there Ik no dealer In your vicinity who keep* \Y. L. DOUGLAS RHOES.then send direct fry the factory Inclosing ad vert Inert price. Shoes are sent t"b all parts of the couutrv. postage free. HOW TO ORDER BY MAIL. For Gentlemen * and Boy*' Shoes, state (dec and width usually worn, whether Oougnvs or Luce. Cap Toe, Narrow Cup or Plain Medium French Toe I* desired. Ladles, state (lie and width usually worn, whether Opera or Common Sense Toe is desired. Shoe Dewier* and (ieuernl >1 erchnnla of'good credit ran seenic the exclusive agency lor the W. L. DOI'OLAS KHOKS where I huvc no aiffnt. and ran he iitheriUtM in their IIN'&I paper tree, by npplying ill once. Br sure to send tor (Special Lint "tl," conlniu iug full inlorinution. Henl free. \V. 1.. DOI'ULAS Brockton, Mao. "August Flower" My wife suffered with indigestion and dyspepsia for years. Life be came a burden to ller. Physicians failed to give relief. After reading one of your books, I purchased a bottle of August Flower. It worked like a charm. My wife received im mediate relief after taking the first dose. She was completely cured — now weighs 165 pounds, and can eat anything she desires without any deleterious results as was formerly the case. C. H. Dear, Prop'r Wash ington House, Washington, Va. EIBIiiiS SOAjP. /jfc Ma-d ncautv\Suur , I I 7 sllti f KF.NTM?kHBI*TI j HAS! 2'*^ JO Ry fl "H" WOODHlfv'' * Ell 1 TO UH. I <AI INSTITITE, lUS We.t 4<DbSireel. S. Ml J. CoMUlUUoll free, ut office or by letter. Agent wanted In aacL place PWIaEEI = FUUUY WARRANTED— -5 Ton Scales s6oFreiohtl>ud * g/g %IONES°f pnTOBiAs UNEXCELLED! APPLIED EXTERNALLY Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Pains in the Limbs, Bach or Chest, Mumps, Sore Throat, Colds, Sprains, Bruises, Stings of Insects, Mosquito Bites. TAKEN INTERNA EE Y It nrta like a charm for Cholera Morbnn. Diarrhoea, Ilyaentcry, Colic, Cramps, Nau aeit, hick Headache. Skc. Wnrrauted perfectly harmless. (Bee oath accompanying each bottle, alao directions for use.) Its SOOTHING und PENETRA TING qualities are felt immediately. Try it and he conTiuced. Price if 9 and 50 cent*, hold by all drug gists. DEPOT. 40 MURRAY ST.. NEW YORK.