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Thirty Pounds in Thirty Days.
REMARKABLE GAInTn WEIGHT OF A CALIFORNIA MINER. A Physical Wreck and Not Expected to Live—He Begins the Use of Pink Tills and In Three days is Able to Walk— His Friends Corroborate His Testimony. From the Republican, Santa Rota, Cal. Here is a true story from California: Some three years ago, James H. Falkner, of Santa Rosa, while pros pecting, discovered a quicksilver mine, and while preparing to work it, was alone on his ranch, far from anyone. It was there he was attacked by pneu monia, and when found five days after and carried to his home he was apparently dying. Ho did not die, however, bat for over a year was in daily expectancy of death from what was pronounced by nearly all the phy sicians as consumption. At the end of about one year Mr. Falkner beard that Dr. Williams’ Pink Pills were sometimes efficacious in such maladies as his, and procured gome. The result was astounding, for before three boxes of the pills had been taken, the man who had been given , over, and could not walk without as sistance when he began their use, was working at his trade, and has ever since been a hale and harty man. These facts are vouched for by such men as Sheriff Allen, Mr. C. L. Mab ley, the City Clerk, of Santa Rosa, Mr. ' Perry Fitts, the well-known lumber dealer, and many others, and were made the subject of quite an extended article in the Santa Rosa Republican, j by Mr. Virgil Moore, the well-known correspondent, who resides near Mr. Falkner, and was famliiar with the whole circumstances. Dr. Williams Pink Pills contain ! all the elements necessary to give new life and richness to the blood and re store shattered nerves. They aie sold in boxes (never in loose form, by the dozen or hundred) at 50 cents a box, or six boxes for $2.50, and may be had of all druggists or directly by mail from Dr. Williams’ Medicine Co., Schenectady, N. Y. NO MORE LATE HOURS. Citizens of This Town Mast Couie In Oat of the Night Air. The town council of Blackshear, Ga!, has passed a most unique and interest ing ordinance, making it an offense for any citizen of any age, size, color or sex to be found on the streets after 10 o’clock at night without a good excuse. When seen on the streets after that hour, they will either be arrested or their names taken by the marshal, and they must appear before the mayor the next morning and explain their appear ance at that hour in a satisfactory man ner or pay the customary fine. They call it the “curfew ordinance,” and it was passed for the purpose of getting rid of a gang of loafers known as tbo Brahma gang. It hits all the citizens, however, and it is said there is liable to be a strong kick against such stringent legislation. —Atlanta Constitution. PL , ® tinmen § Billy liable to kidney dis- V d by the constant jolting is strain to which they ed. W LtUXh,/’? Q I le kidneys to healthy . sre is one of many testi this point: , 154 North Curtis Street. $ ~says: ffinecr on the Chicago and North >ad, and have run an engine for 2 •e years. The constant jolting Jjg i idney trouble. I tried various w lot until 1 be gan the use of War- W ner’sSAFECureand Warner's SAFE Pills, was 1 benefited, In my opinion it is the best 2 > remedy in existence for men zK employed on railroads and w : I 1 no remedy can equal it.** \ f*'. I Warner’s SAFE Cure is sold -gA rr—. in large or (new sire) small 2 !>ottles, by all druggists. 3E If nntr A CCMPY H. B. Hornier, Carries a full ■VUUfllt rAULROI line of Photographic Goods, DeveloptngJtPrlntlng a specialty, 538 Market St.SF. TYPEWRITER? Remington 110: Smith f. 80; Yost * •■twill I J:.0; Caligraph J3O. send for sample work, Scott A Banuan,:i33 Mont’y St.S.r. TYPEWRITER A .Mimeograph Supplies for all ■ irtWnilL.ll machines. Send for catalogues United Typewriter Supplies C 0.609 Mark’tSt.S.F. to be divided among the ? of the missing word. FINDERS is the answer. Schilling s Best tea is not only pure but it is ? because it is fresh-roasted . What is the missing word ? Get Schilling's Best tea at your grocer’s; take out the Yellow Ticket (there is one in every package); send it with your guess to address below before August 31st. One word allowed for every yellow ticket. If your ticket (or tickets) reaches us before July Ist, you are entitled to two words for each ticket. If only one person finds the word, he gets one thousand dollars. If several find it, the money will be divided equally among them. Every one sending a yellow ticket will get a set of cardboard creeping babies at the end ol the contest. Those sending three or more in one envelope will receive a charming 1898 calendar, no advertisement on it. Besides this thousand dollars, we will pay $l5O each to the two persons who send in the largest number of yellow tickets in one envelope between June 15 and the end of the contest —August 31st. Cut this out. You won’t see it again for two weeks. Bl Address: SCHILLING’S BEST TEA SAN FRANCISCO. WIFE DANCED IN PANTS. This Did Not Salt the Husband, So He Sought a Warrant. William aud Louise Deitriclis, man and wife, aged respectively 19 aud 14 years, who live in Cauarsie, a suburb of Brooklyn, appeared recently in the Grant Street police court, where Wil-; liam asked that his wife b 9 arreeted. “What for?” asked the justice. “Well, she’s too fresh.” “That’s no crime. Besides, she looks young enough to be fresh. How old is she?” “She’s 14 years old, and if she’s old enough to be married she’s old enough to behave herself. ’ ’ “How has she been misbehaving?” “She had some boys up to see her, and she put on my pants and danced for them. ” “Is that true?” the justice asked the gill. “There wasn’t any harm in it,” said she. “I had on his whole suit. I only did it for fun. ” “I can't put her under arrest for that,” said the justice to the youthful husband, “although I don’t approve of it. ” “Then I want a warrant for my I mother-in-law and her father.” “What have they been doing?” “When I kicked about my wife’s act ing bad, they licked me. They said, | ‘Yon’re part of our family now,’ and then they biffed me good.” Here William evinced signs of tear ; fulness. “I guess they won’t do it anymore,” said the justice. “ You don’t want to have any trouble in the family if you can help it. It will spoil your whole j life. Let me talk to the girl for a few minutes.” After the conversation the young wife promised that she would be more care ful in the future, and she and her hus band went away together. “That is what comes of children mar rying,” said the justice.—New York Sun. RICHEST ENLISTED MAN. Only a Common Soldier, and Vet He Laid Up a Fortune. With simple military honors the old est and wealthiest enlisted man in the United States army was buried in the National cemetery at West Point re cently. He was Michael Cashman, who for more than 40 years served in the army service detachment stationed at the mil itary academy. During the past few years he has lived in Highland Falls, enjoying the fruits of his long and faithful service. On the meager pay and allowance of an enlisted naan Cashman accumulated a small fortune. It is figured all the ( way from $50,000 to SIOO,OOO, no one knowing the exact amount. The poor old soldier worked unceasingly and , hoarded his little fortune because he ! idolized an only child, a beautiful young girl. She was educated at Mount St. Vin cent, N. Y., and was afforded every op- ' portunity to get an excellent education. Last November the young woman died, 1 leaving an infant child. She died of a broken heart, her mother having ex pired suddenly only a short time before. ' The death of his daughter was a great 1 blow to the old soldier. It was unex- 1 pected, and he never recovered from the 1 shock. Fell and Laughed. < Elmer F. Butts, aged 2 years, lives i with his parents in Carlisle avenue, Cincinnati. One afternoon recently he : was playing on the third floor of his i parents’ home when he climbed on the window sill. Suddenly he lost his bal- i ance and fell to the walk below, a dis tance of 25 feet. A number of persons ; saw the child fall and screamed, which < attracted the attention of the tot’s ; father, who ran down, expecting to find i the maDgled corpse of his little one. In- i stead he found Elmer sitting up looking around aud laughing in high glee. A doctor was summoned and after a very careful examination found that the lit tle one had escaped without an injury. How this result was achieved is past • • i comprehension. His Busy Day. Thomas Kennedy of Sidney, 0., was , arrested one morning recently for , drunkenness. In the afternoon he was . taken before Mayor Nessler and fined $5 and costs. He had no money, but secured the fine and costs and was re leased. Within an hour after being fined be came back to the mayor and wanted to be married. He brought bis fiancee, Miss Mary Wilkerson, with him. The young lady paid for the license and the mayor’s charges, and the mayor then performed the ceremony.—Cincinnati Enquirer. The late Professor Jowett had a curi ous way of commenting on the work that was brought to him by students. On one occasion he was shown a set of Greek verses. After looking them over carefully, he glanced up rather blankly and said to the author: “Have you any taste for mathematics?” In one of the small New York towns where the residents swap farm prod ucts for groceries, a boy was sent to the store by his mother, and this (says the New York Times) is what an aston ished outsider heard him say to the store-keeper: “Mister, ma says you’re to please give me a egg’s worth of mus tard. The hen Is on.” When Dr. Whewell, master of Trin ity College, Cambridge, was a tutor, he once Invited a number of his men to a “wine” —as the entertainments of those days used to be called. Noticing a vacant place, he said to his servant, “Why Is not Mr. Smith here?" “He Is dead, sir,” was the reply. “I wish you would tell me when my pupils die!” was the indignant answer. An Irish conductor on a branch of Boston’s West End railroad came into the car one day and called out, “Wan seat on the rolght! Sit closer on the roight, an’ mek room for the leddy phwat’s standing.” A big, surly-look lng man who was occupying space enough for two said, sullenly, “We can’t sit any closer.” “Can’t yeez?” re torted the little conductor; “begorry, you nlver wlnt coortln’, thin.” It is needless to add that room was made “on the rolght” for the lady. An amusing story Is told of how the late Lord Fitzgerald discomfited a treasury official who was sent over from England to complain of the ex cessive expenditure for coal In the Lord Chief Justice’s court. He re ceived the man, aud listened gravely and formally while the latter stated his errand and enlarged upon the Im portance of economy in the matter of fuel. At the conclusion of the dis course, he rang the bell, and, when the servant appeared, said: “Tell Mary that the man has come about the coals.” Joseph Chamberlain is a young-look ing man, though not so youthful as a few years ago, when he was a member of Gladstone’s administration. Cross ing the Irish Sea one day, wheu the steamer was overcrowded, he was ac companied by a bearded private secre tary. The latter picked an acquaint ance with a Scotchman, with whom he discussed the slim possibility of secur ing berths. “You and I, mon,” said the Scotchman, “will occupy the berths, and the wee laddie” —Indicating the dis tinguished statesman—“can Just lie himself down on the floor.” The papers are full of tales just now of how the late composer, Brahms, treated pianists and singers who were eager to get his criticism. If one of these aspirants for his favor was for tunate enough to find him at home and be received, Brahm’s first concern was to seat himself on the lid of his piano, n position from which he rightly deem ed few would have the temerity to oust him. If this failed, he had recourse to the statement that the Instrument was out of tune. “Oh, that does not matter,” remarked one courageous individual. “Perhaps not to you, but it does to me,” replied the master. On one oc casion, he was Just leaving his house when a long-haired youth, with a bun dle of music under his arm, hailed him with: “Can you tell me where Dr. Brahms lives?” “Certainly,” answer ed the master, in the most amiable manner; “In this house, up three flights,” and so saying, he hurried away. Signor Arditl, the musical conductor, whose baldness is well-known, wore a wig only ouce In his life. It was In New r York, and he bore as philosophically as might be the surprise betrayed by the orchestra at his novel appearance. But, while the musicians were tuning up, he began to feel uncomfortable. Pres ently the door opened and Alboni peep ed in. Arditl knew that the prima donna had an ineradicable abhorrence of wigs. “Where is Arditi?” she in quired of one of the company. “Here I am,” replied the conductor, rather shamefacedly, stepping forward. She looked at him for a moment, aud then burst into laughter. “What, Arditl!” she called; “Is it Indeed you in that wig? Never, In the world! My good friend, I should never be able to sing with that before me. Here!” With one bound she seized upon the unfortunate wig, dragged It from his head, and threw It to the other side of the room. He did not replace it; and though he always fancied that a wig would be come him, he never again wore one. A Carious Natural Phenomenon. One of the most curious natural phe nomena, and one which has never yet been explained by the philosophers, is that In reference to the expansion of freezing water. The case of water is a singular exception to all natural laws of expansion by heat and contraction by cold which apply in cases of all oth er known liquids. When water is freezing, It contracts In bulk down to the point where the mercury reaches the reading of 39)4 degrees, or 714 de grees above freezing, from which point it slowly expands according to the in tensity of cold. No other liquid is known to possess this remarkable prop erty, except that certain metals ex pand slightly in passing from a liquid to a solid state. But if heat he applied to water after it has cooled down to a temperature of 89)4 degrees—the point where it is ready to begin expanding, should a greater degree of cold be ap plied—lt will Immediately expand by the universal law. But should we low er the temperature to 82 degrees it will expand by Its own special law. Another curious point to he noted here la this—the amount of expansiou Is as great in water lowered from 39)4 de grees down to 32 degrees as it Is In water that has been heated so that the temperature runs from 39)4 to 47 de grees. These points are certainly odd and curious and worthy of attention and experiment. ’A Philosopher Corrected. When Benjamin Franklin went to Paris as the representative of the re volted American colonies, he had to be consented to the King, and it was a matter of some solicitude with him how he should array himself for that ceremony. He was anxious not to be considered lacking In respeet for the French court, where much formality regarding dress was observed; but he knew it would he an affectation for so simple a republi can as he was to Imitate the court dress. He decided, therefore, and wise ly, to appear In a plain suit of black velvet, with white silk stockings and black shoes. Nevertheless, he deemed It best to make one concession to the French fashion of the time by wearing a wig something which he had not been ac customed to do. He ordered of a wig maker the largest one the man had, and In season for the presentation the man himself brought the wig and set about trying It on. But do all he could, the man could not squeeze the wig on the philoso pher’s head. He tried and tried, aud also essayed to convince Franklin, against the evidence of his senses, that the wig was a fit. Finally Franklin said: “I tell you, man, your wig Is not large enough.” Upon this the Frenchman threw the wig down In a rage. “Monsieur,” he said, “that Is impossi ble. It is not the wig which is too small. It Is the haed which is too large!” Accepting the rebuke as deserved, Franklin went to the presentation with out any wig, and found there that the simplicity of his dress and the honesty and candor of his manners -won him more esteem at the court than any con cession to fashion could possibly have done. Formation of Words. The latest addition to the English language Is the word “bike;” and it Is here to stay, since Queen Victoria has conferred the title of sergeant bike man on the footman who taught the numerous divers princes and princess es the art of cycling. From time to time words are coined when needed to tersely describe a fact or situation. About fifty years ago Coleridge delib erately coined the word intensify, be cause he required it to express a cer tain shade of meaning. In Spenser’s time, “throughly” was good English, but it has since been suffering from suspended animation. Our very use ful word, “outsider,” never saw the light until Mr. Polk was nominated for President. Professor Marsh says that an undue pressure was made upon the delegates by those who were not delegates, and some reporters described it as a pressure from “outsiders.” The term filled a long-felt want, and soon established itself as a constitutional part of the language, yet Hart says that it had no more real claim than upper sider, undersider, insider, left-sider, and right-sider. The words sculptor, peninsula, suicide, opera and umbrella, were unknown until the seventeenth century. In the last century Bentley was criticised for using the then novel words repudiate, concede, vernacular, timid and idiom; and Campbell hesi tated about using the very new words continental, sentimental, originate, criminality, capability and originate. Horace says, “Use is the law of lan guage, whether of single words, gram matical form, or grammatical construc tion.” But Pope, in his “Essay on Crit icism” gives some wholesome advice— “ln words as fashion, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or too old; Be not the first by whom the new it tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.” Life Saved by Hanging. Charles Peachey, of Marblehead, Mass., who has been discharged from the Salem hospital, Is the only, nan in the world with a mended backbone. The surgeons had to hang him literally by the neck in order to mend it. But they succeeded, and his case is now at tracting attention. The patient had been at the hospital since Oct. 24. All that he requires now is time in order to make him as good a man as he was before his back was broken. The case has been one of great Inter est from the first. Peachey was pick ing apples from a tree at the Crownin shield farm, when the limb broke and he fell a distance of twenty feet, strik ing on his back. Upon examination it was found that his hack was broken, and he was sent to the Salem hospital. In order to reduce the fracture it was necessary to resort to unusual meth ods. It could not he done with the pa tient lying in bed or in any other or dinary position. It was necessary to hang him by the head and neck. So suspended in midair, the trunk was tightly bandaged with strips of cotton cloth saturated with plaster of paris. When this dried his form was held and supported firmly. This un comfortable suit of clothing was not removed until Nov. 15, when it was found that the fractured vertebrae had knit together successfully. The back bone had been broken right on a line with the shoulder blade, and the spinal cord had been lacerated. This Injury had also been healed. The patient Is now able to sit up in a chair. He is able to move his head and arms, but has uo control of his body below his shoulders yet, owing to the paralysis of the nerves. This, how ever, will be only temporary. Hard to Please. The son of a well-known Providence lawyer came home at the end of his first term in college exulting in the fact that he stood next to the head of his class. His father was less easily sat isfied. “What! Next to the head?” he ex claimed. “What do you mean, sir? I’d like to .-know what you think I send you to college for! Next to the head, indeed! Humph! I’d like to know why you aren’t at the head, where you ought to he!” The young man was naturally crest fallen, but upon his return to college he went about his work with such ambi tion that the end of the term found him in the covered place. He went home very proud Indeed. It was great news. The lawyer contemplated his son for a few moments in silence; then with a shrug of his shoulders, he remarked: “At the head of the class, eh? Humphj That’s a fine commentary ou Brown University!” Had No Grudge Against Them. Uncle Ned —Instead of coming to me why don't you borrow from your friends? Dick—Why, because they are my friends, uncle—New York Tribune. Why Maria Start* the Fire. A-t the unholy hour of four, the time when all the world should snore, I’m awakened by a slamming door, By my Maria. i i She rises Phoenix-like from bed, puts on ' a rig to knock you dead, then in a ; moment she has fled To build the fire. i f hear a rumble and a roar, like wrecks 1 upon a rockbound shore, then bang, ! down fails a ton or more Os coal for that blasted fire, j ( hear a rattle, a roar, and slam, a mut- I tered word that sounds like clam, j she’s wrestling with that fiendish ! pan Os ashes from the fire. Then into the cold world she goes, and ; bumps against a wind that blows : about her from those misfit clothes, i * O, my, that blasted fire! j . The pan of ashes veers about, I hear a ! wild bloodcurdling shout, the con- j tents have been emptied out j ■ On my Maria! She rises in her fearful wrath and kicks j the ashpan up the path; then comes | the rest, the aftermath; She sails in on the fire. She works an hour and maybe more; 1 hear the contest through the door; I hear her struggling o’er the floor; • At last she builds the fire. Then when it blazes cheerfully, my dear j ] Maria steeps the tea, and cooks the ■ buckwheats hot for me, On that old kitchen fire. s 1 No sign of conflict in her air, how calm, j how sweet beyond compare, is my t Maria, so dear, so fair, Who builds the kitchen fire! < —New Haven Register. j ■ What the Wood Fire Said to Little Boy What said the wood in the fire To the little boy that night, The little boy of the golden hair, A.s he rocked himself in his little arm. chair, When the blaze was burning bright? The woo(f said: “See What they've done to me! I stood in the forest, a beautiful tree! And waved my branches from east to ; west, And many a sweet bird built its nest ‘ In my leaves of green I j That loved to lean tn springtime over the daisies’ breast. “From the blossomy dells Where the violet dwells « The cattle came with their clanking bells j A.nd rested under my shadows sweet, &nd the winds that went over the clover ( and wheat, , Told me all that they knew Os the flowers that grew In the beautiful meadows that dreamed j at my feet! “And the wild wind’s caresses Oft rumpled my tvesses, 1 But, sometimes, as soft as a mother's lip presses I On the brow of the child of her bosom, it ( laid Its lips on my leaves, and I was not afraid; And I listened and heard The small heart of each bird As it beat in the nests that their mothers had made. “And in springtime sweet faces Os myriad graces Came beaming and gleaming from flowery places, And under my grateful and joy-giving j shade, With cheeks like primroses, the little ones played, - And the sunshine in showers < Through all the bright hours Bound their flowery ringlets with silvery braid. “And the lightning Came brightening From storm skies and frightening The wandering birds that were tossed by the breeze And tilted like ships on black, billowy seas; j ; But they flew to my breast, ; And I rocked them to rest 1 While the trembling vines clustered and I ; clung to my knees. J “But how soon,” said the wood, “Fades the memory of good! j 1 For the forester came with his ax gleam- 1 ing bright, j < And I fell like a giant all shorn of his j j might, Yet still there must be - Some sweet mission for me; j ■ For have I not warmed you and cheered j I you to-night?” jj So said the wood in the fire To the little boy that night, | The little boy of the golden hair. As he rocked himself in his little arm j chair, When the blaze was burning bright. —Atlanta Constitution. Sound Photography. The reported discovery of a method of sound photography is by no means incredible, since the photography is not direct and the original sound waves set 4 up a vibration on a drumhead. This drumhead is in contain with a certain liquid in such away that the resultant photographs are wondrous geometrical designs, due to the expansion and vi bration of this liquid. But there does not appear to be any particular value to the invention, otherwise than as a mere curiosity. The sounds even from - the same person of the same tones would never be exactly alike. “After the Deluge.” j . The oritfLn of the oft-repeated phrase ' 1b attributed generally to Prince Met- : temich; but Douglas Jerrold ascribes it ■ to Madame Pompadour. The sent! £ meat is, however, traced back to Sue- - tonlous. If an air ship gets in your head, it will make more trouble than a wheel. •No man is so worthless that he can not get a good man to recommend him. nonrs school At Burlingame continues to maintain its high rank as one of the ! e*t schools for boys in California.— San Francisco Chronicle. ! Piso’s Cure for Consumption is our only medicine for coughs and colds. — Mrs. 0 i Beltz, 439 Bih avc., 1) liver. Col., J?ov. <s,"’9j’ WINK PKJ2B9EI FOK SALE Below Cost. Different Sizes. Also Stem mers and Seeders. Address, O. X. OWENS, 213 Bay St., San Francisco, Cai. COLUMBUS BUGGV Co’S VEHICLES. Selling at about the same price as vou pay for iuferior nukes. Also a large stock of harness, whips, robes and bicycles at less than cost. Big stock to select from. A. G. & J. Q GLENN, Manufacturers’ Agen's, 215 Market St., San Frau isco. Cal. BEffAKK OF OINTMENTS FOR CA TARRH THAT CONTAIN MERCURY, as mercury will surely destroy the sense of: smell and completely deraiige the whole I system when entering it through the mu cous surfaces. Such articles should never! be used except on prescriptions from re- i putable physician-’, as the damage they! will do is ten fold to the good you can pos sibly derive from them. Hall’s Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, 0., contains "no mercury,' and is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Hall’s Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It is taken internally, and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free. Sold by Druggists, price 75c. per bottle. Hall’s Family Pills are the best. CHEAP IRRIGATION. The Hercules Gas Engine Works of San Francisco, Cal., tlie largest builders of gas, gasoline and oil engines on the Coast, making extensive preparations for the season’s business. They are filling several orders for large irrigating plants and as this line of their business increases each season, it is safe to say the farmers throughout the State are ap preciating the advantages of irrigation with water pumped by this cheap power. The Hercules Works are at present build ing an 80 11. P. engine for Geo. F. Packer, Colusa, wbicli will raise 6000 gallons per minute from the river and distribute it over his land. This will be the largest gasoline pumping plant in existence. She paint, d an exquisite picture— The co’ors were spread nice and thick; Then, while ’ncath a tree, she fell dozing, A calf gave the finishing lick. A VEIL <* F MIST Rising at morning or evening from some low land, often carries in its folds the seeds of ma laria. Where malarial fever prevail no ore is safe, unless protected by some eflic ent medi cinal safeguard, llostetter’s Stomach Bitters s both a jrotectiou and a remedy. No per son who inhabits, or sojourns in a miasmatic region or country, should omit to procure this fortifying agent, which is also the finest known remedy for dyspepsia, constipation, kidney trouble and rheumatism. “Do you understand the nature of an oath?” “I'm a telephone girl. Judge.” AN OPEN LETTER To MOTHERS. WE ARE ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR RIGHT TO THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE WORD “ CASTORIA ” AND “PITCHER’S CASTORIA,” AS OUR trade ’mark. I, DR. SAMUEL PITCHER, of Hyannis, Massachusetts, was the originator of “PITCHER'S CASTORIA," the same that has borne and does now Sid? 1 on every bear the facsimile signature of wra-pper. This is the original PITCHER'S CASTORIA," which has been used in the homes of the mothers of America for over thirty years. 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