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Editors kid rublletaers. 4ELPINQ. f 111 - MICHIGAN. 'TWEEN THE LAKES. MICHIGAN NEWS RECORDED IN BRIEF ITEMS. Anot.irr Ilciivy Storm I'aotrt Over the Htae (it lifting Contthlr rattle Damage Cheboygan KufTera from a 9100,000 Lumber and 51 ill I'lre. You nc CyrloncH Itroke I.noae. The village of Homer experienced a frtorm which almost assumed the char acter of a cyclone. Hoofs were lif toil, houses partly Mown away, barns tipped over and over one-half of the line, larpe maple trees scattered over the town were uprooted or blown over. The biy double grandstand at the base ball park is a complete work, one-half of it being carried about .10 feet from its original position and piled in a heap of broken timbers. Several houses were badly damaged. The plate glass windows in (. L. Linn fc Co.'s store were blown in and the stock of dry goods considerably damaged by the water, which fell in sheets. In the surrounding' county like dam age was done, but no one is reported killed. At Utiea the storm did considerable damage. The barn of Daniel Foley was destroyed with .100 bushels of grain and one horse. Mill dams were washed away, lum ber yards flooded and other damage re sulted at Xorthville. Detroit experienced one of the heav iest rainfalls of the year and many other points report lots of rain but not much damage Sad Knl of a Fifthing Kiruritiufi. Win. M. Cline, a prominent lawyer of Tort Huron, was drowned at Stag island in St. Clair river, by the capsiz ing of a small boat in the swells from a passing steambarge. Mr. Cline was a member of the St. Clair County An glers' association, who were having their annual lishing contest. Three others in the boat saved themselves by wimming or clinging to the boat. The unfortunate man had practiced law in l'ort Huron 17 years, and served as state senator in JSS8. A widow and three children survive him. ,9100.000 Fir at Cheboygan. Tire at Cheboygan burned up the en tire dock and 4, 000,000 feet of lumber at the Whitehall mill. The loss will reach 5100,000. Monroe Hoyc &. Co. and Ward l!ros., of (Jrand Haven, lost ST.1, 000; Theodore Hine, of JJayCity, S.1,000; Swift brothers, of Cheboygan, $2,000; Whitehall Co., dock and lath, $7,.100. The lumWr was fully insured, but the Whitehall loss will be a total. The tug Major Dana, which was playinjrprf thcfire",TK'came'"cutoff, and she had to run on the beach to save herself. Drunken Serena lern' Dastardly Deed Sheriff Kerns, of Saginaw, was noti fied by Mr. Russell, of Thomas town ship, that at a wedding near his home a crowd called to serenade the couple. Deer was frequently passed and they became very noisy. Mr. Russell knew that he had some enemies in the crowd and about 3 a. in. when he saw three men coming toward his home he fired his revolver into the nir to frighten them. The men then threw a bomb against the house, blow ing the door in and smashing the side of the house and windows. Michigan old Democrat Organizing. The sound money Democrats of Mich igan effected an informal organization at (Jrand Rapids with John S. Law rence as secretary, and have issued a manifesto bolting the Chicago ticket and platform. It is proposed to have similar organizations effected in all parts of the state, and, if a national sound money Democratic ticket shall le put into the field, to nominate a full line of sound money electors in the state. The manifesto was signed by about '.0 well-known Democrats. NEWS FOR MICHIGANDERS. Milford coopers struck for higher wages. The army worm is visiting at Rig lake, Osceola count'. Forest fires about Clare have done considerable damage. Andrew Dcsham's stave mill burned at Saginaw; loss S.1,000. At Menominee Floyd Wilson, aged 10, was drowned by a boat capsizing. Kent county had 'joo candidates for certificates at the teacher's institute. A new three-story brick hotel is being built at (Jaylord by Hartnell brothers. J ami. s (Irunyette, aged 23, was in stantly killed by the fast train at Rock ford. William Durstin, aged 0, fell from the roof of a barn at Drydon, breaking both arms. Frank dreen, of Fife Lake, fell 18 feet from his house roof and received fatal injuries. Railroads in the fruit belt arc put ting on fast freight trains to hurry the fruit to market. Mrs. Sophia Miller, aged 87, was killed while crossing the S., T. fc H. tracks, near Rigeon. Oliver Miller died at Saginaw, from the effects of a kick he received while attending a sick horse. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cleveland, nged and respected citizens of Utiea, cele brated their golden wedding. Roth are aged 7.1. Mrs. John Thomas, who for some time lias not Wen in good health, left home and was found in the Lord byou at Spring Lake. Eight horses and other properly val ued at $3,000 burned in Lock wood's livery barn at Fewamo. Mrs. Fred Weitzel committed suicido by hanging herself to a tree, near Had Axe. She was probably insane. The Kalamazoo river arose to such a height at Allegan that the mill ilume went out, causing a loss of 1,500. Salt sales in June' at Saginaw in creased over last year, but prices were lower owing to foreign competition. The Sutherland - Innes stave and heading works at L'vart were destroyed by fire. Loss $12,000; partly insured. Fire totally destroyed the L'Anso brewery. Loss $3,000, partly insured. Tho fire was caused by a careless tramp. Albert Wilk, aged 15, was crushed by a well caving while he was climbing out after rescuing his hat at Muskegon. Stella Wirz, aged 10, bravely risked her life to drag her half-suffocated sis ter from the burning home at Saginaw. While unharnessing a horse for a lady neighbor, Wm. II. Parmeter, a farmer near Albion, was kicked in the chost. He died instantly. Mary Dejonge, a Grand Rapids girl, is held on a charge of causing the death of her babe by neglect. Her mother is also held as an accomplice. 'Miss Clara Perry, of Port Huron, a delegate to the recent R. Y. P. U. con vention at Milwaukee, died at her place of entertainment in that city. The employes of Hollands & Emery's mill at East Tawas are wondering why they are out of work. The owners give no reason for closing down. William Thomas, a fireman, fell from a building at Saginaw. He struck on a fence post and sustained internal in juries which may result in death. At a meeting of residents along the line of the prospected Renton Harbor fc Allegan electric railway it was unan imously decided to aid the project. At Ludington the 0-ycar-old son of Oscar Olson was killed by being caught under the edge of a wagon box which fell over on him, breaking his neck. Mrs. Rert Truman, of Sturgis, a bride of two weeks, took carbolic acid after a little tiff with her husband. Anti dotes and a stomach pump saved her. Mrs. Daniel Stoliker and Rurt Ryan, of Holly, are in the county jail at Pon tiae, on complaint of Mrs. Stoliker's husband, who charges criminal inti macy. Mrs. R. F. Adams, of Coloma, has re ceived a check for nearly $.10,000, her share of an estate bequeathed by a grand uncle in England. Herhusband is a poor man. J. W. Hibbard, a wealth' farmer near Owosso, was arrested on a capias sworn out by John Rrady, who asks for $5,000 for the alienation of Mrs. Rrady 's affections. A boy named Merlo M. Stevens was drowned at Algonac and as his home, friends or relatives are not known there the authorities are at a loss how to dispose of the body. Herir Rihtrleberg ond wife, two of, Th"e"ofde:it Traentsof (I rand Rapids, were struck by a motor car and thrown from their carriage and both sustained severe, perhaps fatal, injuries. Fred Tunnington and Louis Smith were convicted at Hillsdale of violating the local option law. Judge Lane lined the former $t.M0, or 00 days in jail, and the latter $40, or 30 days in jail. A disastrous runaway occurred at Manistee in which Mrs. Stillman Stubbs, Mrs. Frank Potter and Mrs. Thos. Kerry were thrown out and seri ously injured. Mrs. Stubbs may die. The barn of Chas. Robinson, a well-to-do farmer near Dimomlale, burned to the ground, including farming im plements and his crop of grains. Also a thoroughbred horse valued at $.10. Several ties were discovered lying across the Wabash track in Seneca township Lenawee county. A farmer named Willard Sutton was placed in jail charged with putting them there. The large barn and outhouses on the farm of Judge II. D. Campbell, in (Jrawn, were totally destroyed by fire. The barn was filled with grain and valuable implements. The loss is $2,000. Thomas J. Rradley, a retired mer chant of Rattle Creek, aged 50, has been arrested on the charge of taking indecent liberties with Edith Mack inder, aged 12. Rradley charged blackmail. Peter Johnson, a farmer, of Kloman, while walking on the track was struck by a freight, which cut off both legs and one arm. He died in 1.1 minutes. A bottle of whisky in his pocket was not broken. (Jus Walters, near Orand Haven, has found several more nuggets of gold on his farm. He will make a thorough search, and fully expects to find a val uable gold mine. Other farmers are also prospecting. The Michigan peach yellows commis sioners, who are inspecting orchards in the lake belt, have found few cases of the iest. The strict enforcement of the laws has led to the almost complete eradication of j-ellows. While crossing the Michigan Central, near Utiea, the livery rig of A. Sum mers, driven by James McManus, was struck by a train. The horse was killed ami buggy smashed, but Mc Manus escaped with slight injuries. II. V. Sink, a Port Huron bicyclist, was riding after a car when the car suddenly stopped. He then rode upon the other track, just in time to meet the car going in the opposite direction. Ry catching hold of the draw bar he saved himself from death, but was in jured internally. Tho b.ly of John Linderman, at one time a prosperous farmer, was found by the roadside near Decatur. The body was badly decomposed. The de ceased returned from the west a few montt.s ago, broken down in health and finances, and his death is supposed j to have leen caused by exposure. Mrs. Robert Raird, wife of a farmer near Adrian, interrupted a salvation army march at Adrian, and attempted to drag her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Kauffman, out of tho ranks. Mrs. Raird was hustled around and forced to leave her daughter. R. J. White, proprietor of the stave and heading works, at Shepard, was dangerously injured in a runaway ac cident. His coachman was also quite badly hurt. Mr. White is about 70 years of age. Fears are entertained for his recovery. Fred Smith, of Muskegon, aged 0, while bathiug at Mona lake, stepped into a hole and was drowned. A com panion made a heroic effort to save hiin and was dragged under twice before lie succeeded in freeing himself from the death grip. Mrs. Jacob Hiller, aged 101, who lived near Elkton, was taken seriously ill not long ago, but strange to say, has completely recovered, and is doing her own housework again. Herhus band is 10G years old, and the' have been married 80 years. Marshall Robinson, supposed to be of Whitehall, accidentally fell from the tug Ciscoe, near Muskegon, while on duty as lineman. He was in the act of handing a lantern to the engi neer when he slipped and fell over board and was drowned. Miss Edith Rurgess was perhaps fa tally injured in a runaway accident at Muskegon. Miss Lizzie Nichols, whom Miss Rurgess was visiting, suffered a fracture of the right shoulder-blade and was considerably bruised. Miss Rurgess was just recovering from a similar accident which occurred in Rig Rapids. Little Felix Mailhot, aged 4, became lost in a huckleberry patch near St. Ignace. Rears are very numerous and it was feared that he would Ik? killed by them. Hundreds of men searched for the lost child for 4$ hours before he was found, but little the worst; for his experience. The whole town then had a jollification. A new railroad from Lawrenceburg, Ind., to Renton Harbor is projected by eastern capitalists. It will connect with Milwaukee by means of transports across the lake, and will control a heavy traffic in freight from the north west by way of Milwaukee, through the connections it will make with lead ing trunk lines running east and west. Secretary of the state board of health, Henry R. Raker, has received a telegram from the attorney-general of Illinois, that the supreme court had .riven a judgment of ouster against the Illinois Health university and its char ter has Ihcii dissolved. No person is now entitled to register in Michigan by reason of a diploma from this con cern. John Covert caused the arrest of Slover Rishop at Holly, alleging crim inal intimacy with his wife. A war rant was issued for the woman, and Rishop hired a horse and carriage with which Mrs. Covert was to get out of town. The hard drive was too much for the horse, which fell dead. "Whisk ers" Green, the driver, was arrested, charged with causing the death of the animal. The action of the Port Huron Engine and Thresher Co. in laying off a large portion of their force because of the silvei agitation interfering with finances has caused the silver men to retaliate. They have taken photo graphs of anti-silver placards posted in the works and will send them to west ern papers to produce a prejudice among western farmers against the thresher manufactured by this concern. State Treasurer Wilkinson's report for the year ending June 30, shows that at the close of the year there was a balance on hand of $0 12, 122.43. The general fund, which now has a balance of $1.10,537.21, was overdrawn in the sum of $12m,ooo at this time last year. The bonded indebtedness of the state is $10,022.80, and the trust fund indebt edness $.1,700,702.72. The total receipts of all funds were $.1,2.10,059.37, and the total of disbursements $1,034,0.14.73. Elk Rapids officials chased Sam Remus, a young man who skipped out with a horse and buggy belonging to Elrey Runn, a saloonkeeper of that place. Remus took the rig after being refused the use of it by the owner, and threatened the lives of any who might pursue, strengthening his threat by the display of two revolvers and a Winchester rifle. Remus started for Kalkaska, but was intercepted at Will iamsburg by Deputy Sheriff Thacker, upon whom ho fired, but missed his aim. In the commotion which followed he made good his escape with the rig He was captured later at Kalkaska. On the charge of sending an obscene letter to a young lady Geo. Drennon, ex-mayorof Plymouth, O., was ruthless ly arrested at the bedside of a sick wife by a government official. The ar rest is highly sensational, as Drennon is well known and universally re spected. He says it is a case of mis taken identity. The extremely heavy shipments of ore from upper peninsula mines pre vious to July 1 are being followed by reductions in the working forces at the mines which almost amount to closing the mines. At the Norrie and Pabst mines at Iron wood 2,000 men are out of work, and other mines closing. The miners are greatly alarmed. The announcement that local assem bly No. 300, of Pittsburg, had with drawn from the Knights of Labor, tak ing upwards of 0,000 members from that organization, causes discussion in labor circles. This assembly, com posed of glassworkcrs, has for years numerically and financially Wen the strongest trades union connected with the K. of L. Their withdrawal will, it is iH-lieved, prove a death blow to the old organization. The decision was reached by the glassworkcrs conven tion in session in Pittsburg. Charles Dickens, the son of the great novelist, died suddenly at St. ?ouis. FROM MANY POINTS. NEW ITEMS OF VARIOUS KINDS DRIEFLY RELATED. Centennial .iinier.rjr of the Founding of the CHy f C'.evcluiid Fittingly oi-brated-iold Democrat l'lannlng foe u National Convention. Cleveland' Cent nnlal. One hundred years ago Gen. Moses Cleveland, of the Connecticut Land Co., landed on the south shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of the Cuyahoga river, and began a settlement which ha? grown to the present city of Cleveland. To fittingly celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the event the citizens devoted a whole week to a varied pro gram of exercises and ceremonies. Many distinguished personages were present and the Ohio National Guards w ere in camp to assist in the spectacu lar features. The first day was devoted to religious exercises in the various churches. The military encampment was dedicated by Gov. Rushnell on the second day. Log Cabin, or obi settlers' day, with addresses by prominent peo ple occupied the following day, which was made a general public holiday. Exercises were held in the Central Armory with IT. S. Senator Hawley, of Connecticut, as the principal speaker. He gave an historical address full of interest to the people of the western reserve. A gift of S700,000 worth of property by John I). Rockefeller to the city for the extension of the park and boulevard system was announced. Rrief addresses were made by Gov. O. Vincent Coffin, of Connecticut; Gov. Rushnell, of Ohio; cx-Gov. McKinley and others. A grand parade of mili tary and uniformed civic organizations in the afternoon, and an historical pa geant and a grand reception and cen-. tennial ball in the evening filled that day. A huge parade of w heelmen and a New England day program were among other events of the week. Gold Denioerata Want Another Tleket A meeting of some representative Democrats opposed to the Chicago plat form was held in secret session at Chi cago. Gen. E. S. Rragg, of Wisconsin, was elected chairman, andC. A. Ewing, of Illinois, secretary. The conference definitely decided that a convention should be called, the only question being whether the meeting should issue the call, and on this a lively de bate ensued. Finally a resolution was adopted to the effect that it was the sense of the meeting that a Democratic convention should be held, a Demo cratic platform enunciated and candi dates for President and vice-president chosen, and that the said convention should le held not later than Sept. 2. A committee of one from each state represented was appointed to draft a call for the convention, and report the following day. I" 4 Krltin HI . Vl.tnn r-1.wl..'...t The long strike of the employes of the Rrowu Hoisting Co., at Cleveland, which was inaugurated nine weeks ago and has resulted in serious of bloody riots, is at an end, a satisfactory set tlement having been reached. The company concedes all the main points contested for. They agreed to re ceive greivance committees from em ployes, grant a half-holiday on Satur day and time and a half for all over time. All old employes are to be reinstated regardless of any part they took in the strike. The men returned to work at once. The announcement of the termination of the struggle caused wild scenes of enthusiasm at the hall of the locked out men. 12,000 Armenian Mafarred. London papers publish details of the massacre in the vicinity of Van, Ar menia, of thousands of Armenians. It is stated that over 40 villages were destroyed and that every male person more than eight years of age has been killed. On account of this last massacre of the Armenians societies interested in relief work in Asia Minor have appea!c 1 once more to the public for additional funds. The news of the destruction of 40 prosperous villages in the vicinity of Van and the massacre of at least 12,000 Armenians was contained in a dispatch from Constantinople. .MM) thine Soldier Killed by ICeiiel Advices from China by the steamer Empress of India say: Chinese troops were recently sent to Lanchou to sup press the Mohammedan rebels who had risen against the authorities. The rebels routed the imperial troops and seem to have totally annihilated them. There were 0,000 troops and all are either killed or missing. The rebels are now mad for blood, massacreing all in authority, killing and pillaging on the triumphant marches through the country. Mrs. J. H. Tolfree, who was Grovcr Cleveland's secretary while he was mayor of Ruffalo, committed suicide at Mojave, Cal., by drinking carbolic acid. Four cars loaded with iron ore went through Rat ti more & Ohio shutes at Sandusky, O. There were a dozen or more men in the cars ond six were in jured. A man named Strauss was bur ied under a load of ore and smothered to death. Two more are expected todie. Miss May E. Demuth, of Jasper county, Ind., will sail for Cuba to join her lover, who is fighting for Cuban independence. Miss Demuth, who is but 20 years of age, w ill take service with the Cuban army as a nurse and Ik? fore returning to the United States the couple will Ik married. Miss De muth belongs to a prominent family. Lawrence Murphy, aged 27 years, a pugilist, of Saginaw, boarded a freight ear on the Lake Shore .road at Toledo ond was struck by the Fassett street bridge and knocked under the wheels. His head was completely severed from his body. 29 DROWNED. Cloudburst In the Mountain In Colorado Caue Denotation and Death, A cloudburst in Rear Creek canyon, just above Morrison and Golden, towns in the foothills near Denver, brought dow n a solid w all of w ater 10 feet high, which not only did great damage to property, but caused the loss of nearly 30 lives. They were mostly campers from Denver and 20 of the killed com prised the entire families of three bus iness men of Denver. There were many more campers in that vicinity, and it is feared that the loss of life will probably be much greater than is now known. The currents which rushed down the canyon upon the mountain towns were caused by terrific mountain storms which extended 100 miles or more and tore away buildings, trees, railroad tracks, bridges, etc, and spread anni hilation through the towns. The work was brief and almost before the stricken places realized what had hapjH'ned the floods passed away, leaving only a deadly silence ami signs of devastation on every side. NEWS ITEMS IN BRIEF. Cornelius Vanderbilt is improving in health. Indiana operators refuse to grant the advance demanded by the miners and the strike will continue and will probably spread. Princess Maud, third daughter of the Prince and Princess of Wales, was mar ried at London to Prince Charles, sec ond son of Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark. The grist mill, elevator and stores belonging to the Rarney mills were de stroyed by fire at Prescott. There were no appliances handy with which to fight the fire, and the loss in esti mated at from$so,ooo to $100,000. The Direct Legislative league, which seeks to engraft the initiative and re ferendum system upon the body politic, met in St. Louis during the progress of the Populist and silver conventions. The big steel steamer Queen City which broke the lake ore cargo record has broken the record for corn, taking on 202,000 bushels at Chicago, which is 37,000 more than the previous record. Ex-Controller II. A. Waite, of Port Huron, who skipped leaving a heavy shortage in his accounts with the city, has returned after a lengthy wander ing and will face the charge against him. New York bankers have agreed to maintain the U. S. gold reserve by sup Pb'i"ff gld. Philadelphia bankers raised $1,500,000 and other cities came to the front, so that $2.1,000.000 was soon raised. John Anderson, an ex-convict, was attempting to steal a horse from the barn of Farmer Slack, near Zancsville, (., when a horse kicked him. He was found by Slack badly injured and was sent to Zancsville prison. Imo Schofield, daughter of a farmer living near Marion, ()., was criminally assaulted and badly- injftre4hy" Philan der Seaeh, a farm hand, in the absence of her father and elder sister. Seach is Wing searched for now. Arthur C. Coxe, aged 7$, bishop of the Episcopal diocese of western New York and well-known throughout the country, succumbled to nervous pros tration at the Clifton Springs sanita rium, Rochester, N. Y., where he was taking treatment. Twelve thousand coat tailors were ordered on strike at New York, to en force higher prices from the wholesale manufacturers and to stop a renewal of the task and piece work system. The large wholesale manufacturers were taken by surprise. Gen. Geo. W. Jones, the oldest sur viving ex-United States senator, died at Dubuque, la., aged t'2. He repre sented as a delegate to congress that territory now included in Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa and the west except the Pacific coast. He was Iowa's first senator. A Washington dispatch says: Secre tary Lamonthad a conference with Sec retary Carlisle and it can be stated posi tively that the administration has not now and has not had recently any in tention of resorting to another bond issue for the purpose of replenishing the gold reserve. It is not regarded as necessary. THE MARKETS. I.IVF. STOCK. New York Cattle S.ioep Lambi Hogs i:ct trr.tdcs . .! im i4 no j.l 7 f j;, Lower K'ra.lci .3 UO.. I 0 i 3 7 3 rwj Chl ai; - Most urade. . . J .. ? ! M 3 2'i Lower graile..:! ,vj .3 ) 2 01 3 0J 3 01 Detroit iet irritdr....3 7-V.4 01 3 00 h ft) 3 j.'i Lower grade. 2 00 .3 70 2 0) 3 hi 3 0J Cliicinnat I Mont grade. ...3 7.V. 4 3 21 5 01 3 15 Lower grade.. 2 Ul.. J 7J 2 01 3 5) 3 05 Cleteland Hest grade.... 3 7:..t M 3 5) 5 ft) 3 2) Lower grade . 2 o) .3 5) 3 00 3 2i 3 0J rittMliurg Host grade....! 0)..4 ID 3 7: 5 ft) 3 2 Lower tirade. .2 25.. 3 M 2 25 3 55 3 1") ;kin, KIT. Wheat, Corn. Oat. No. 2 red No. 2 mix No. 2 white New York 05 .. 3! 32' 2.,14t42."4' CMeugo ftl'4..t( 2H'4..2'i IN'i.. 104 Detroit 1'4 .fll'i 27 ..27'i 2. Toleo-o 152 . 27 ..27 21 ..tfl Cincinnati (V 27 .27 2 , 21 Cleveland (JO ..(V) 2 . 2 1t .. tf 1'ittnliurg ft) .. 2 ..2 l'i .2D Detroil-llay. No. 1 Timothy, f 13.00 per ton. Potatoes, new oulhern. per bu. Live 1'ouitrv. clieken. tc per lb; turkey. te, riuclix.se. Kir. freh. lie imt dot butter, Iresb dairy, l.c ier lb: creamery, 15c Thomas Dunn, charged with bur glary, and Prank Mtore, under two years' sentence to the penitentiary for burglary, escaped from the county jail at Sandusky. Roth men are considered dangerous criminals. While preparing breakfast at Monroe, Mrs, M. A. Kimberly, aged fi., was fa tally burred by a gasoline stove. She lived alone and would have burned to death nt once, had it not Von for a tramp who heard her screams and ran to her assistance, but Vfore the flames were extinguished Mrs. KimVrly was burned s badly that she will die. Medicinal value, more skill, care, expense, more wonderful cures and more curative power la Sarsaparilla Than In any otacr. He sure to net only Hood's. Hood's Pills euro biliousness. Indigestion. A convict of a Kentucky prison was t5o much helped by the Christian Endeavor society, among tho men, that he wrote to outside Endeavorers asking that a pledge and literature be cent to bis wife and frlcnda at his home that they, too, might ehare the benefits of the society. A flourishing Sunday school of 100 members has been organized and maintained In the slums of Knoxville, Tenn., by the First Cumberland Pres byterian Christian Endeavor Society. One hundred persons were led to con fess Christ through the Instrumental ity of these Endeavorers. THE TURN OF LIFE. THE MOST CRITICAL PERIOD IN THE LIFE OF A WOMAN. Experience of Mrs. Kelly, of ratchogjne, L011 (J Island. There is no period in woman's earthly career which she approaches with so much anxiety as tho "change of life.'. Yet during tho past twenty years vromen have learned much from a woman. It is safe to say that women who prepare themselves for the eventful period, pass through it much easier! than in the past. There is but one course to pursue to subdue tho nervous com plications, and prepare the system for the change. Lydia E. Tinkham's Vegetable Compound should be used. It is well for those approaching this time, to write Mrs. Pinkham, at Lynns Mass. She has the experience of years to aid her in advising. She will charge you nothing. She helped this woman, who says: "I have used Lydia E. Finkham's Vegetable Compound in my family ten years, with tho best results. Some time ago my daughter had catarrh of tho womb, and it entirely cured her. I was approaching the "change of life," and was in a deplorable condi tion. My womb had fallen, and the' bearing-down pains and backache weroj terrible, and kidneys affected 44 1 began taking the Compound, and my pains ceased. I consider it thes stroryj bridge between sickness and health, and recommend it to everybody I meet who needs it." Mrs. L. Kelly; Vt4Wrtw. T. T. The Greatest Medical Discovery of the Age. 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