Remarkable SwImmIng Feat -,I.
A remarkable feAt of swiwiniing wa!
accomplished when JaMes Finney
champion swimmer of the world,
swam from the North Pier, Black
pcol, to the St. Anne's Pier, a d1stance
of five miles. in Pursuance of the
terms of a wagei' of $1,000, Finne3
dived from the North Pier shortly be
fore a guarter to two In the presence
of a large body of spectators.
'The sca was by no means smooth,
and the tide being at ebb rendered the
task a soiewhat diflicult one. The
natch was a question rather of en
duranice than the establishment of a
speed record. Finney starte. at a
)ace, but fftr thd first fifty yards set
tied into I steady stroke. Ie was
he:dqd by a 'mall boat carrying a
white flag, and he kept a yard or two
behind all the way, passing the Ceu
tral Pier about three o'clock and the
Victoi-a Pie' fifty minutes later. At
haff-past fire he arrived at St. Annes.,
but could not reach the pier, the tide
- As the conditions of the wager ~re
~1qi-ed that he should approach the
pier by watr-, a tedious wait of two
hours followed, during which Finney
swam about, and by frequent changes
of position succeeded in keepin.; afloat
until the tide came In, when he swam
to the pier and went ashore at five
minutes to eight, having spent five
hours eleven minutes in the water.
Zducste Your Bowels With Casearon
Candy Cathartic, enre constipationj fore-er.
W0.t5c. If . C. C. fail, druggistsrefund money.
An Awful Disappointicut.
Mrs. Greyneck-Why, Johnny, what
makes you feel zo bad? Johnny-Boc
hoo! Grandpa fell down on the we
wet walk and. got his clothes all mud.
Mrs. Greyneck-I'm so glad, my child,
to find you kind-hearted and sympa
thetic. Johnny-Ye-ye-yes, and sis
ter saw him and I-I didn't.-New
It will do you to take Hood's Sarsanarilla Is
beyond estimation. It will give you warm,
rich, nourishing blood, strengthen your
nerves, tone your stomach, create an appe
iite, and make you feel better in every way.
It is a wonderful invigorator of the system
and wards off colds, fevers, pneumonia and
the grip. Tie best winter medicine is
Sold by all dealers in medicine. Price, $1.
Hood's Pills cure biliousness, in:!!gestion
Baptized at Ninety-Three.
Recently, near Wheeling, Ind., a
Baptist picnic and baptizing, with re
markable and unlooked for features,
occurred. One thousand people were
present. Jeremiah Gray. aged ninety
three y'ears, stepped forward to be bap
tized by the Rev. Joshua Richards.
eIghty-nine years old. The plunge
was made, but Gray lost his self ~con
trol and began to struggle, Hie is a
large man and the minister a small
person. The two rolled into deep wa
ter and were all but drowned. 5er.
*eral men rescued them .Just in time,
Gray having started down for the
third time, and Richards coming up
for the second time. The aged men:
are still in a serious condition, owing
to their shocking experience and ad
baptisms were made, but precaution
was taken to step only in shaillow wa
A Faintless Twrist.
When the lodging house was afire
one night Mike hurried his breeches
-on wrong side before and threw him
- self out of the window. One of the
first persons he encountered was his
employer. "Are you hurt, Mike?" "I
feel no pain, sor," was the reply, as
Mike took a puzzled front view of him
self, "but I must hsve received a
moighty bad twist, sor."-Detroit
The Industrial cordage factory at Mlerida,
Mexico, has an order from London, for 4,006
tons of binder twine. So- 1
Not worth paying at:cmion
to, you sr. ' erhaps you
have had it io: w'eeks.
It's annoying because you
have a constant demie to
cough. It annoys you also
because you remember that
weak lungs is a family failiim.
At first it is a slighit cough.
- - -.At last it is a hemorrhage.
At first it is easy to cur-e.
At last, extremely diff :".
(>quickly conquers yo..r ..tle
haceking cough. M
There is no doubt r':out !
the cure now. Dou~ce: es
For over half a cer~nary
* Ayer's Cherry Pectora! has
been curing colds andi coutius
and preventing cons upn.
It cures Consumption ->o
if taken in time.
- ietp oRe 0!.Dr. A~lC?' V'F
Pectoral Plasters s.cP Dc'P
insgs 11 gou couagh.
Shall we send you a
book on this subject. fr=
Our Medical Deparx::.
It you hare any co-paim --.t
ever anld desire the ibest *.al
advice you ean posaibir tohta, --.t
a Prot p~ly without r&e
Stone Banking For Barns.
In banking up against the walls o
basement barns, and especially ii
building up a passage way to the en
trance, there is always strong tempta
tion to use stones piled in loosely as s
basis, where stones are over plentiful
on the form. Yet thisususally prove.
a mistake. Rats will invariably effeci
a lodgement among such stones, and
they will in time work through intc
the barn basement. Besides, rain
will wash dirt among the stones, and
it will require constant atte:ation every
year to keep passage way so that
loaded wagons can be driyen over it.
Eradicating the Wild Carrot.
Mowing the wild carrot before it
matures seeds is much better than to
let it alone. But it may not be en
tirely effectual. A second crop of
flowering stems will soon follow the
mowing, and, if the weed is cut again,
a third. Each successive crop of
flowering stems will be shorter and
more feeble than the preceding one,
yet some short stems will at last be
found bearing clusters of flowers and
seeds. The sure way to eradicate
wild carrot is to pull it up by the
roots, and this can be easily done just
after a rain, when the ground is soft.
Producing Good Grapes.
A French agricultural journal gives
the method by which a vine grower of
Touraine is said to iroduce magnifi
cent grapes. He dissolves two kilo
grams of sulphate of iron in 100 liters
of water and sprinkles it on the leaves
and bunches of the vines. The first
application is male when the grapes
are about one-third their full size, the
second about a month later and the
third about twenty days before they
are cut. It is asserted that corre
sponding results are obtained with
pears, apples and cherries. The
method is inexpensive and the journal
quoted recommends a trial, though it
does not guarantee the success of the
treatment in all cases.
Ventilating Poultry Houses.
Chicken "cranks" in a reat many
cases are generally very enthusiastic
over the matter of ventilating the
houses in which poultry are kept, and
many are the schemes practiced in or
der to accomplish this end. Ventila
tion is an excellent thing, though I be
lieve that on the majority of farms,
and especially at this season of the
year, a little more attention should be
paid in trying to determine how not
to ventilate. And this not only ap
plies to the poultry house but also to
the barns. Give this matter your
time from now on till spring, for with
out a doubt there has been far more
birds killed by the over-ventilation
than by under-ventilation. During1
the colder months it is almost impos
sible to have a chicken house too
warm, and all the fresh air the birds
will need is more than likely to find I
its way into the house in some shap<
or manner.-Weekly Witness. -
The parsniM~iisually grown on
very rich ground, and when much
manure has been used it often has a
rank taste hezathna e,-iN- *r
much better to let the parsnips stay
in the ground until the soil around it
has frozen once or twice. It may be
gathered after the first thaw and
housed, when it will be found that
the rank flavor from the manure has
passed away, ansd the parsnip will be
tender and sweet. Some people leave
the parsnip in t'ie ground all winter.
It does not hurt it to freeze while in
ground, provided it is thawed in con
tact with the soil. The greater dan
ger in leaving parsnips out all winter
is that they will be forgotten in spring
until the warm weather has started
the shoots for seed bearing. Then
the parsnip becomes poisonous. But
if dug as soon in spring as the ground
is thawed, the parsnips will be better
than if dug in the fall and wintered
in a cellar.
A Wagon Washing Device.
On many farms it is possible te
wash the carriages and farm wagons
by backing them into a stream or
shallow river The conveniences 01
the location are usually offset by the
22 wASHING TEE WAGONS.
inconveniences -mud, and the wetting
of clothes. The cut shows a plank
Iwalk, set on '~sts on the edge of the
stream, into which the wagon can be
Ibacked, when it can be washed with
great comfort. A slat platform, sunl
into the walk, will keep the wheels
from the mud of the bottom.-Orange
In watering, as in feeding horses, a
man must study the individuality of
his animal. With few exceptions. in
my opinion, says a writer in Farming,
a horse should have water in sufficient
quantities to satisfy his thirst when
ever he is thirsty.
Theoretically speaking, a horse
should first be given drink, then hay,
and lastly oats. The capacity of his
stomach is limited, and it fed oats,
then hay, and then watered, some of
the oats may be forced out of the
stomach (especially if he is a heavy
feede) before theyv have been sutii
ciently acted upon by the digestive
juices, andi consequently will pass oil
in the faeces only partially digest ed.
A borse shoula always be given a
drink befcre a me?al. It reriuires a
little training to get hi:u to drink be
fore breakfast, espec: i!!y in colt]
weather, but in such weather he is
not liable to drink mnuch even aftei
his meals. In all cases, except when
ha has beeni a long time without
water and is very warm, lhe should be
2;'wed all he will driuk before thet
n,-a and evening meals. and also
a dan~k after ihe has fliished his meal.
E':aa it is at all possib]e he should
ha'n sater between his meaL es
ReepIng Cabbage During Winter.
It is agreed by most poultrymen
that cabbage is one of the best green
foods for poultry during the winter,
but it is usually hard to keep heads in
good condition for more than a few
weeks after winter sets in. Here is a
plan worth trying. It has been suc
cessfully used for several seasons in
sections where the winter is peculiar
ly trying owing to lack of snow to
furnish partial protection. The cab
bages are pulled up by the roots and
carted to a part of the farm where tht
ground is sloping. It so happens
where the plan was tried that the
ground was near a cluster of trees.
but a locality near by buildings would
give the same protection. A shallow
trench is dug, say two feet deep, and
filled a foot deep with leaves. On
this bed of leaves the cabbages are set
roots up, close together. Leaves are
then heaped over them in large quin
tities and held in place with brush.
The trenches are made in beds with
deep farrows between them to carry
off the water, the furrow being made
with the slope of the land so that the
water will not run against the side of
the beds. The cabbages will freeze,
but will keep in perfect condition and
may be easily taken out as wanted and
after being thawed out may be chopped
up for use on the table or for the
poultry. By this plan green food
may be had until late in the spring.
The old plan of blanching or bleach
ing celery with earth is objectionable
from the fact that wherever the soil
comes in contact with the celery stalks
it invariably causes rust. The use of
boards is all right, but when a con
siderable quantity of celery is grown
it is quite an effort to handle thes4
boards, to say nothing of the expense.
The accompanying cut shows a plan
1.. 1 It '~
A HANDY BLEACHING DEVICE.
for using tarred roofing paper, which
is nailed to light frames with a heavier
stake at either end long enough that
they may be driven into the ground
romn six to eight inches. The cut
shows plainly how to construct such a
crame wiith the strips at the top to
bold it in position.. If the paper used
is thin or lightweight an extra coat of
Lar may be given each season before
ise. Make the sections of a conveni
at size to handle easily anid that they
expense of the smallest floor space.
These frames have been tried 15y ex
perienced celery growers and pro
nounced not only cheaper than boards,
but more easily handled and quite as
Professor Rlobertson in his annual
report says: In filling a silo particular
pains should be taken to spread the
ensilage evenly over the surface; other
wise the leaves and lighter parts may
lie in one place, and the stalks and
ears in another. The ensilage at the
sides and corners of the silo should be
trodden down as compactly as possi
ble. Then immediately after the silo
is filled it should be covered with a
layer of four or six inches of cut straw,
and that by about eighteen inches or
two feet of any kind of rough straw.
In the feeding out of the ensilage,
it is not a good plan to expose a large
surface in the silo at one time. Where
practicable, only as much of the sur
face of the ensilage should be uncov
ered as will cause a depth of about six
inches to be removed from it by feed
ing every day. A half or one-qniarter
of the ensilage may be uncovered at
one time, and it may be cut down with
a hay knife, leaving a perpendicular
face, which will mold very slightly.
Where too large a surface of ensilage
is exposed to the air it becomes oftfen
sive to the smell and gives rise to the
growth of molds. These sometimes
contaminate the stable and spread the
belief that the feeding of ensilage im
parts a flavor to the milk. Such flavors
get into the milk through the atmos
phere, and not through the feeding of
Uses of the SoHl.
In the first place it is an immense
workshop in which chemical and bio
logical changes are constantly going
on. The minute soil particles or rock
fragments are continually being dis
solved and made ready for hungry
plant roots. The soil is the home of
a vast army of living creatures. We
never see them. They are too small.
They are the lowest form of life-sim
ple, one-celled plants, in the shape of
spheres or ovals, or short rods. How
small are these creatures of the earth?
In transverse diameter one twventy-five
thousandth of an inch is a common
merasurement. Increase tl'e hight of
the ordinary man one thousand times
and his head would be over a mile
above the earth, yet one of these little
creatures under the same magnifica
tion would have plenty of room to
dance up and down iu the film of water
betwecen two plates of glass pressed
firmly tog ether. From 100 to 250 of
t heo ace..d sikh1; by.% would make
the6 thcns of ani ordinary sheet of
p~aper.. These little fellows are con
tually at work causing decay of
veg etable uiatter in the soil, and thus
making plant food. They are among
the farmer's best friends. Second,
the soil is a great storehouase of water.
If we always had plcnty of moisturein
our~ soils we would have good crops.
The soil acts as a lrge sponge to an
sorb water and hiold it for the use of
crops. Third, the soil is a home for
plants. It affords a place in which
Two Le Ms. Pinkham.
Mrs. Joux s, Englishtown,
N. J., writes
"DE.AR MP X lMx:-I cannot be
in to tell yo ICCfl suffered before
takingyour r-.,. I was so weak
that I couldha .t1k across the floor
without fallin :zad womb trouble
1and such a 'e Town feeling; also
suffered with .'Nk and limbs, pain
in womb, infla -o)n of the bladder,
piles and ndi :.1. Iefore I had
taken one bott 'dia E. Pinkham's
V egetable Com o.I felt a great deal
better, and aft .ing two and one
half bottles a a i box of your
Liver Pills I w Old. If more would
take your me they wouhi not
have to suffers -"
Mrs. JOSEPH :O, 513 East St.,
Warren, Pa., wr
"DEAR 3lRs. i:-I have suf
fered with wo 0.uble over fifteen
years. I had i lmnation, enlarge
ment and displ tifnt of the womb.
I had the back h~constantly, also
headache. and g.vo dizzy. I had
heart trouble, it tbd as though my
heart was in my Jt at times chok
ing me. I could 1-alk around and
I could not lie do or then my heart
would beat so f. I"I would feel as
though I was ring. I had to
sit up in bed nigh >rder to breathe.
I was so weak I 'ld not do any
"I have now :n several bot
tles of Lydia E. liam's Vegetable
Compound, and' three pack
ages, of Sanative sh, and can say
Iam perfectly'cur I do not think
I could have lived ng if 3-rs. Pink
ham's medicine h not helped me."
The ship Aryan is .ud for New York
from Honolulu with 133 bags of sugar.
6,729,590 pounds,whic valued at $238,429.
In the United States ,000 cubic feet of
pine are used annuall making matches.
To Cure Const tion Forever.
Take Cascarets Can thartic. 10c or 25.
IU C. C. C. fail to Cure, gsts refund =onl.
The construction -projected railway
in Haiti within the nex two months is cer
tain. The line is to be. .rrow guage.
Pifo Cure for Consu. ion is an A No. 1
Athma medicine.-W. WILLIA1s, Anti.
>ch, Ills., April 11, 1831. ,
A statistician estimat ; that England hL
%550,000,000 invested i ead and mortgages
in countries aliroad.
Beauty Is B **d Deep.
Clean blood means clean skin. No
beauty without it. Cas ets, Candy Cathar
tic clean your blood ;i keep it clean, by
stirring up the lazy live nd driving all m
urities from the bod Begi to-day to
anish pimples, boils, itc hes, blackhcads,
and that sickly bilious co plexion by taking
Cascarets,-beauty for t tcents.v All drug
gists, satisfaction guarant ed, 10c, 25c,50c.
The amount of silk prod ced by each spider
is so small that a scient. t computes that
63,522 would be required ti produce a pound
To Cure A Cold j One Day.
Take Laxative Bromo Qui3nine Tablets. All
ruggists refund money if i~ fails to cure. 2c
The cotton crop is the lar est single export
2n the country-nearly .,23),000,000 an
ually. The next largest i,4 wheat.
No-To-Unc for -nfty Cents.
Gursanteed tobacco ha ht cure, makes wa
an strong, blood pure. .1 ,~ &- lldruggists.
The importsofca r h
Fits ermaenycured. o fitsornervous
ness after first day's use of:Dr. Kline's Great
Nerve Restorer. $2trial bqtleand treatise free
Dn. R. H. KINE. Ltd.. '& .orch St . Phila. Pa.
Mrs. Winslow'sSoothind8yrup for chfldren
teeting, softens the gums, reducing Inflama
tion, allays pain~cures wi ad colic 23c a bottle.
ThE FECLLNC O SYRUP OF HGS~
is due not only to tle originality and
simplicity of the combinationi, but also
to the care and skill with which it is
manufactured by scientific processes
known to the CALIFeENIA FIG SYR.UP
Co. only, and we wish to impress upor
all the importance of purchasing the
true and original remedy. As the
Igenuine Syrup of Figa is manufactured
by the CALIFORNIA. FIG SYRUP Co.
only, a knowledge of that fact will
assist one in avoiding the worthiless
imitations manufactured by other par.
ties. The high standing of the CALI
FORNIA FIG SYRUP Co. with the medi
cal profession, and the satisfaction
which the genuine Syrup of Figs has
given to millions of families, makes
the name of the Company a guaranty
of the excellence of its remedy. It is
far in advance of all other laxatives.
as it acts on the lkidneys, liver and
bowels without irritating or weaken
ing them, and it does not gripe nor
nauseate. In order to get its beneficial
effects, please remember the name of
the Company -
CAiLIFORNIA FHG SYRUP Co.
.sAN FRANCIsco, CaL
LOUIsvILE. Ey. SEW YORE. N.Y
Better Treatment for Prisoners.
Commissioner Lantry has lamp:
placed in the cells of the prisoners I:
the penitentiary on Blackwell's island
New York. The inmates are now en
abled to read till 9:30 o'clock ever:
night, and a great improvement i
their condition is already visible. The;
are more cheerful and amenable ti
rules, and there has been a large in
crease in the number of books takes
from the library, showing how glad!:
the new privilege is received. Th
orisoner who disoceys the rules wil
now be deprived of his lamp. It is no
believed that this will happen ye;
In AVfrla 5,578 patents wre grant
ed ii' 1897, of which bury 195 r<
issued to Austrians, 22 to THtgari
ans, and 4 to resident's of soia an
Her;egovina; that is.2,061 to subject.
of the Austro-Hungarian ianuarchy
The remainder, 3,517, -were taken oui
by foreigners. Of these, German!
were most numerous, viz., 1,804, Amer
icans were second with 462, Britisl
subjects third with 408. and Frenel
fourth with 365. The greatest num
ber of patents in one class was in car.
ringes and harness, which includes
cycles, 536 patents be%tg granted it
this class. In electrical apparatus the
number of patents was 297. In house
hold articles 268, in manufacture of
gas and gas lighting 231. Nine hun
dred and seven of the entire number,
or 16 per cent., were secret patents.
Don't Tobacco Spit and Smoke Tour Lire Away.
To quit tobacco easily and forever, be mag
netic. full of life, nerve and vigor, take No-To
Bac. the wonder-worker, that makes weak men
strong. All druggists, 50a or EL Cure guaran
tecd. Booklet and sample free. Address.
Sterling Remedy Co., Chicago or New Yorls
H. L. 3illigan is interested in the proposed
erection of a woolen mill at Greenville, Tenn..
Deafness Cannot Bo Cured
by local applications, as they cannot reach the.
diseased portion of the ear. There is only one.
way t cure deafness. and thatis.by constitu
tiogal remedies. Deafness is caused by an In
flamed condition of the mucous lining of the
Eustachian ''ube. When this tube gets in
flamed you haVe a rumbling sound or imptf
feet hearing, and when it is entirely closed
DafeSs is the result, and unless the inflam
mation can be taken out and this -tube re
stored to Its normal Condition, hearing wil bo
destrovpd forever. Nine cases out of ten aro
caused by datarrh, which le nothing but an
inftamed condition of the mucou, surfaces.
\e wull gve One gundred Dollars for any
ceofu Vefness icaused by catarri) thtat cn
not be cur!d by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send
for circulars. free.
1 . J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, 0.
Sold br Druggists, "5c.
Hall's Family Pums are the best.
often. From no apparent
Cause, become languid and
despondent in the early days
of their womanhood They
drag along. always tired,
never hungry, breathless
and with a palpitating
hert after slight exercise
so that meTely to walk
up Stairs is exhausting.
Sometimes a short.dty- cough
leads to the Fear that they
are"going into consumption"
They are anamic, doc
tos tell them, which means
that they have too little
blood Are you like that?
More anemic people have
ene+getic men and women b
Pink Pills QT- Pale People th
are the best tonic in the w<
Miss Lulu Stevens, of Casport,
healthy girl until about a year ago, v
lost her appetite, was as tired iu the
until she became so emaciated that he
tors declared the disease an~cmia, ani
who was visiting in Gasport prevailc:
Pills for Pale People. She did so, and
w -the very picture of h'
Te enuine are soldo
suor sent , postpaid,
cents per box. Book o
The Kiondike of thle South.
Tielrra del Fuego has been called th
Kondike of South America. So far
however, there is no .justification o
the term. There is plenty of gold, bu
up to now no large quantities lhav
been discovered and that found I
difficult to mine. The gold is all plac
er gold. Some of it is In the shape o
nuggets as large as marrowfat peai
but the greater part of it is in leaflet
or scales. The most of the mines ar
in the southern part of Tierra del Ft
ego proper and the Islands adjaceni
The gold is found on the shore, th
clay containing it runnmng down uI
der the water and being exposed oni:
at low tide. The gold is covered wit:
shingle and sand, which must be re
moved before bed rock is reached. A
the Slogget Bay diggings, for instanc<
there is six feet of sand and gravc
above the bed rock. This has to b
shoIle~d off, and when the tide comec
in the gold-bearing clay is again cox
ered. Aimost similar conditions exis
at the washings on the island of Na
varino and elsewhere. From what
can learn here there are only a fe,
places where gold has been foundi
any quantity, and these are nothin
in comparison of the great gold di
posits of our western states. Te
are two or three companies whic
work sluice boxes with machiner:
pumping the water from the sea an
gathering the golid di.st with machi:
ery on copper plates. Th'e most of ti
mining, however, is spasmodic and U:
certain. The territory is extremel
difficult to reach and the prospectin
is coupled with such hardships an
expenses In the way of getting su:
plies that I would advise the Ameri
can miner to stay at home.
Burglar Catching Kodak.
W. E. Travers, an Oakland (Cal
photographer, Is determined to take
ash-light picture of the next burgh3
that breaks into his house. Durin
the past year his store has been rol
1bed repeatedly of cash and valuable:
Mr. Travers has placed a camera d
rectly in front of the door on the o'
posite side of the room. U~pon ente:
1ing, the intruder will walk against a
SinvisIble wire which opens the can
Sera and at the same time electrical:
explodes an incandescent globe fille
with flash-light powder. After ti
explosion, the burglar may do one
etwo things; run for deer life, or dro
Idead from fright. In the latrr evei
Mr. Travers will get out of bed. vie
Vthe remains and ring for the Morgi
Eero is thesslebrated Hines
se'o M ranteed
1e fr 2rcs.ine ad
Wth *Od work of Walnut or
Oak, best bent 06ver skeleton
drawer case, beedi.ebr take.
pflat tenslon, Improved
'r aead controler, st tc ren
lator and completo -et of
PrIce-3 Drawer Style, $13.25
$Price-5 Draiver Style, W1.06
Price-S Drawer StyleDrawer Style; $18.50
Our art :ithographed cataiogue telfs you a
money-saving story about Csrpets, ig, Lace
ACurtains and Portieres-it shows exact de1signis
V in hand-painted colors. so that seledtions can
be made as satisfactorily as :hough you -ere
here at the mill.
Our immense ger.eral catalogue of Furniture 4
and Hfouseho!d Coods, which saves you 6o per
cent. on everythirg, tells you of many bargains
similar to this.
u, b ou eer Flora 5
Toie tiance with smooth
* sel4i'nzo ato .'r oven
plate on dos
,and end of hear:b. Price
10include Z jointa pipe "nd
Would we be spemd
ing a million doliais
annually advertising _ .
these catalogues if
they were not worth
having. Both are free.
Which do you want?
$ Address this way, Iwice, $5.
$ Jukis Hines & Son, Baltimore, Md., Dept.3.0
Until Jan. 9th we areo eringa three months'schol
arship for $17.0 fregular raw $30.>01. If you are nol
ready to come now. you can send S..50 fto secure the
ofrer] ane pay the$15.0- when you come to the Char.
lotte Commercial Colleze. CHARLOTTE N. C.
t TAN TED-Case of bad health that R'I*P-A*N'S
T will not '.enefit. Send j cts. to Rtpana Geical
Co., Now York, for 10 samples and 1000 testimonials.
COMERCIAL COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY,
Arivrded .tcdi at Worlds posutlon.
Book-keeping. Bosiness. short-handType
uare in g 1dleegraphy taugh Sinations
nyGENERA.L W. B.MIT Kyngo ,
D PSY NEW DISCOVERY; aives
cases. Send oar book of testimonial and 10 day
treatment 1Free. Dr-.Ri.GREEv's 802x8. Atlanta. a;
have you too little blood.?
been mnd.e st-rong. hungTy.
y the use of Dr. Williams'
in by any other means They
~riagara Co., N. Y., had been a rery
hen she grew weak and pale. She
orning as on retiring, and lost flesh
friends hardly knew her. The doc
I gave her up to die. A physician
upon her to try Dr. Williams' Pink
was benefited at once. She is noit
alth.-1ufalo (N'. Y.) Courier.
by the. Dr Vwiiiams M~edicAine
Yon rQceip)t oi price. fifty
e ures free on recqet.
rOTTON is and will con
~tin ue to be thze mone
crop of the South. Th<
planter who gets the most cot
ton from a given area at th<
Sleast cost, is the one who makel
Sthe most money. Good culti
vation,' suitable rotation an<
. liberal use of fertilizers con
tanigat least 3%/ actual
"will insure the largest yield
S we will send Free, upon applicatior
-pamphlets that will interest every cotto
t planter in the South.
GERilAN KALI WORKS,
I oa Nassau St.. New York.
V 9 tTICE. When you write adviertiee s.kird
I menatton this paper. It ill obtain best ten
ment azid layor us. So.]
m m all kir. an sizes. fc
a drilling wells for houisi
h farm, city and Villag
I Water Works, Fact;
ries, Ice Plants. Bres
d I erics, Irrigation, Coal sai
M ineral Prospecting, Oil an)
- Gas, etc. Latest and Best.
- years experience. WRITE U
I WHAT YOU WANT.
LOOMIS & NYMAN, Tiffin, Qhi
r I alced ,~ T hompson's Eye Wlate
Als tape wor~m eIghteen feet long
estcame on tha scene after my taking tn
r CASCARETS. This I am sure has caused a
gbad health for the past three years. I am sti
taking Cascarets, the only cathartic worthy<
3notIce by sensible people."
GEO. W. BOWLES, Baird, Mass.
7 TRADE MARK REGISTERED
Pleasant. Palatable. Potent. Taste God. I
P cooJ. Never Sicken. weaken. or Gripc.1I0c. 2ae. a~
t .. CURE CONSTIPATION. .
Stln Rmedy company. Chiengo, Mtontreal. N er. 'I
Nfl-To-BAC glsstoWR " obaco"abi
ect Dressing and Restorer.
.IQUOR, MORPHINE, TOBACCO
USING PRODUCE A DISEASED
CONDITION OF THE BRAIN
- Which is Easily Cured at
VCEI~V 26 SMYITH ST&
KEELEY INSTITUTE Charleston, S. C.
The Remedy builds up the system in every
way. removing permanently ydesire or de
mand for Liquor or Drug. All patients are
cader the oare o; skilled institute physician
rho is a vetera graduate of the cure and six
ear exclusively in KEELY work. Write for
terature. Large mansion. Steam Heated.
The Only KEELY INSTITUTE in the State.
PIANOS TO PLEASE ALL.
Knab#, Cbiqkering. Sobmer. Fischer, and
nine other reliable makes to choose from.
Terms and prices in keeping with the times.
Address - M. A. MALONE, - Columbia, S. C.
PIANOS AND ORCANS.
W. H. GIBBES & O.,
COLUMBIA, S. C,.
ORALL PA~ NS
CU 8E rRHEUMATISM *@.
CUIt 5NEURALCIA, SPRAINS
BLP1URNS & ALL PAINS.
Sold by Dealers in Medicine Everywhere.
Sent by prepaid express on receipt of $. 100.
THE ALLIGATOR LINIMENT CO.,
P. O. Box 243. Charleston, S. C.
Fl00P MILL MHINER.
Contracts Taken to Furnish Complete Eq!ip
ROLLER FLOUR MILLS,
RICHMOND CITY MILL WORK.
One of the largest manufacturars of Flour
Mi:1 Machluery in the count-y, and having
experienced miill wrights. Iam pfi-pared to
build mills on the most improved plans and
at prices to comp'te with any one in the
trade. We guarantee the products of our
mills t equal the grades of the best west'rr.
mills. Ytefore p lacinx your orders write tj
me. I also handle complet. liae of Wood
Working MIachinery, Saw Mills, En
gines and Boilers, Corn XI11ls and Ma
chinery in General.
Having been established in business here
for 16 years. I have built up my trade by sell.
Ing the very highest class of machinery, and
a min a better Dosition to serve the interest of
my customers than ever before.
V. C. BADHAMr, .CoInmbia. S. C.
133 Main Street
Organs from S15.C0, 325.00, $25.00 and up.
w rd. Uuriglt Pianos from $175.00, $125.00
p.5. d upward. A ddress
K'A. MALOaNE. Columbia S. C.
Chickens Earn Money~1~
(iving the experience of apgaotinO PN~ltry
Baiser-not an amature, but a man working
for dollars and ce; idi ring 18 years, It
teacheahow to Detect and Cure Diseass;
Feed for Eggs also for Fattening, which
Fowls to Save for Breeding; everything re
quisite for profitable Poultry raising. BOOE
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