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iA Whole Regiment of News Items
From Michigan Towns
The De.itii Kate for February la the
State tlie I.arK'Ht jot Keported by
the KegiBtriir 8yHtein HilUdale Un
dertaker 8old Out and Skipped Out.
3,778 Deaths In Mlt-lilgAii lu February.
According to reports tiled with the
secretary of state there were 3,77$
deaths in Michigan during the month
of February. This is the largest num
ber of deaths recorded since the opera
tion of the registration law, and it cor
responds to a rate of 20.7 per 1,000 pop
ulation. There were 727 deaths of in
fants under 1 year of age; 213 of chil
dren aged 1 to 4, and 1,303 deaths of
persons aged (" and over. The largest
number of deaths was from influenza,
72; n uinoira, 032; consumption, 100;
tuberculosis, .:; typhoid fever, 28; diph
theria and croup. 41; .scarlet fever, 9;
meas'. . Is;; hooping cough, ID; diar
rheal I si'ases, 4."; eorebro-spinal men-ingili.-,
74; puerperal septicemia, 23;
cancer, 107, and 102 from violence.
Sk!ped Out an I-ft HI Family.
On the 10th of February Charles W.
Eecles, of HilLi lale, left home, telling
his wife that he was going to Cleve
land anil would be lack the ucxt
night. Nothing has been heard from
him by any one cinee that time. Mr.
Eecles was an undertaker, and a short
time before he went away he sold out
his business and engaged to superin
tend the business for his successor. It
was ascertained that he did not go to
Cleveland, but instead went west, lie
married his wife in Hillsdale, and she
is left with two small children.
round II lit Children.
Early last summer the wife of Hi ch
ard Ilaenkc, of Dushville, deserted
him taking the two children with her.
Ilaenkc was anxious to recover the
avhild.'ui and made several unsuccessful
sea rcb.es for them, Recently he heard
that the children had been placed in a
children's home in Toledo and he lost
no time in going there. He was re
warded for his etTorts and the little
ones were as happy as the father when
they were turned over to him. The
whereabouts of the mother is a
Attacked Ills Wife with Shear.
Robt. Thompson, of Three Rivers, in
a fit of temporary insanity, attacked
his wife with a pair of shears inflicting
serious injury. He then made a des
perate attempt to kill himself. He
was finally secured by offcers and taken
to the city jail. Thompson Is an ex
pert machinist, and it is thought that
overwork and study has unbalanced
his mind. His wife is resting as com
fortable ns coilld be expected under
the circumstances.
aiftt Michigan Coming Home.
. The 31st Michigan regiment will be
started homeward as soon as it can be
relieved from duty and transports pro
vided. Uncle Sam is already engaged
in recuiting a larger regular arm', and
It is hoped that the volunteers will all
jbc out of Cuba by April 1. Those be
longing to volunteer regiments can re
enlist in the regular army as soon as
mustered out if they choose, with the
assurance that they will be sent to
A $700,000 I, mid Deal.
A W. Rloom, of Menominee, has re
turned from New York, associated
with eastern capitalists he will pur
chase 20,000 acres of mineral and tim
ber lands in Houghton, Keweenaw,
Baraga and Marquette counties. The
consideration is over 700,000. The
corporation is to be organized with a
capital stock of 53,000,000. Prospec
tors arc at work, and copper mines arc
being located.
II. K. Taxed Will Keach 81,000,000.
Commissioner Wessclius reports that
the Michigan earnings of railroad com
panies for December were 2, 750, 979,
an increase of 383,737 over December,
1897. The total Michigan earnings of
the year, were $31,640,879, an increase
of 83,3G5,402, or 11.9 per cent over 1897.
It is estimated that the increase in
taxes will be 15 per cent, making the
total revenue this year about 81,100,000.
Farmer Turner's Hen.
; E. M. Turner, a Matteson township
(Branch county) farmer, during the
past 10 years has sold or used at home
tons of eggs. For the first five
years he kept 100 hens and then in
creased the flock to over 300. During
the month of February he gathered 150
dozen. He finds that hens on the aver
age arc a most profitable feature of
Got 20 Years Earh.
The Hannifan brothers, Robert and
Thomas, the Detroit boys who shot
and killed Frank Edwards, in Lansing,
Dec. 5, last, were found guilty of mur
der In the second degree. Robert ad
xnittcd the shooting and pleaded self-
defense. They were each tent to Jack
son for 20 years.
Ole Johnson, of Manistee, committed
suicide by the revolver route. Insanity
the cause.
; Marshall has pledged itself to sub
'scribe ? 10,000 of the stock of the new
Columbus, Marquette it Northwestern
i The postofllec at South Cass, Ionia
;county, has been ordered discontinued
March CO. Mail will thereafter go to
Lake Odessa.
Flint capitalists have subscribed
:$75,000 for a tannery to be erected in
;that city. Ten acres of ground will
:be used for the plant.
MUhlgan Crop Itrport.
Tho condition of wheat compared
with tin average on March 1 was for
the state, 74 per cent. A low average
condition now may uot mean a short
crop; it largely depends on the climatic
conditions for the next six weeks
whether wheat Is damaged badly or
not. The amount of wheat in tno
farmers' hands, for the state, Is 29 per
cent of the crop of 1893. The per cent
in the hands of tho farmers of the
southern counties is 32 per cent; of tho
central counties, 25 per cent, and of
the northern counties, 21 per cent.
The total number of bushels of wheat
reported marketed by farmers in Feb
ruary at the flouring mills is 457,593
bushels, and at the elevators 571,029
bushels, or a total of 1,029,524 bushels;
in the seven months, August-!' ebruary,
the amount marketed is 11,887,534
bushels, or 523,131 bushels more than
reported marketed in the same months
last year. At 105 mills and elevators
from which reports have been received
there was no wheat marketed in Feb
ruary. The total amount of wheat
shipped by railroads from the various
stations, as reported for January, is
735,337 bushels. No diseases reported
among live stock. Condition, for tho
state, of horses and sheep Is 90 per
cent, of cattle 91 per cent nnd of swine
95 per cent.
llarkworth Nominated.
At the Democratic state convention,
held at Kalamazoo, Thomas E. Bark-
worth, of Jackson, was nominated for
justice of the supreme court, and Ed
win F. I,e(5endre, of Calumet, and
Stanley K. I'arkhill, of Owosso, for re-
geuts of the University.
Vermontville is again without a flour
Tekonsha has a public library of
1,000 volumes.
Vassar is working to secure a potato
flour mill industry.
Marshall will vote on a 25,000 bond
ing proposition for the construction of
The third case of smallpox in two
weeks has developed near Benton
The Michigan Democrat, a Sturgis
newspaper, has absorbed the Times of
that place.
The Detroit Sugar Co. has begun the
construction of its new factory at
A paper devoted to the beet sugar
trade will be started at Bay City in the
near future.
In the one township of Lyndon, in
Washtenaw county, there are by actual
count 183 lakes.
Grass Lake is experiencing a build
ing boom two new business blocks
are being erected.
A block of six stores in tho business
portion DWr has been -destroyed by
fire at a loss of 5,000.
Grand Haven has fine prospects of
securing a large canning factory that
will employ 400 hands.
The Grand Central hotel barn at
Lake Odessa has burned. Loss, SI, 000.
Incendiarism suspected.
The French Catholics of Calumet will
build a new church the coming sum
mer, at a cost of 520,000.
Frederick W. Maync, of Charlevoix,
was nominated as judge of the 13th
judicial circuit on the 52d ballot.
Guard fc Koivoord's flour mill, two
miles cast of Reed City, burned at a
loss of 517,500, with no insurance.
A case of smallpox is reported at
Kalamazoo. The victim was a rag
picker in the Wolverine paper, mill.
The stock for the beet sugar factory
at Kalamazoo has been subscribed and
work on the factory will begin at once.
The Michigan Telephone Co. re
corded a mortgage worth $5,000,000 in
Huron county, requiring 2,500 in rev
enue stamps.
Mrs. E. J. Munday, of Mctamora,
preferred death to medicine if the
Christian science treatment could not
cure her. She died.
The First State bank of Fennville,
with a capital of 15,000, has filed ar
ticles of incorporation with the state
banking commissioner.
A number of Kalamazoo citizens are
sick from eating pork, bought at a re
duced price from a "string butcher."
Legal action is threatened.
An electric car on the D., P. & N.
railway left the track near Wayne and
landed wrong side up in the ditch. Sev
eral passengers were injured.
The school population of Menominee
has grown so that the present accom
modations are insufficient, and another
school building will be erected at a
cost of 12,000.
Farmers in Oscoda county are losing
a number of sheep lately through the
depredations of wildcats, which are
very numerous in that section this
A postoftice has been established at
Ilosncr, Macomb county, seven miles
northwett of Romeo, and James M.
Ilosncr has been commissioned post
master. The tunnel scheme at Fort Huron is
so much of a success that tho Canadian
Pacific and the F. & P. M. rairoad peo
ple arc contemplating building one at
Fort Gratiot.
John W. Prior, the colored man who
took Celia Mondary, a 16-year-old
white girl, from Detroit to Windsor
and married her, has been found guilty
in the Essex county, Ont., court of
perjury and sentenced to four years
imprisonment in the penitentiary.
A tidal wave of morality has struck
Mason. All gambling houses and
other resorts run in violation of the
law have been closed, the slot ma
chines removed from the saloons and
the liouor laws are being so strictly
enforced that to get a drink after tho
legal closing hour or on Sunday is a
lost art.
The deadlock in the 33 judicial con
vention at Petoskey was broken on the
397th ballot by the nomination of Rep.
Frank Shephard, of Cheboygan, for
circuit judge.
Win. Trubey, of near Colon, was re
cently' smothered under a straw stack.
His 0-ycar-old son was caught under
the falling stack with him, but was
alive when removed.
Negotiations are in progress for tho
erection of a new opera house at Ann
Arbor. Manager Whitney, of the De
troit opera house, is said to be tho
leader of the scheme.
The farmers in the vicinity of Chos-
aning, who have had to open their
potato pits, find fully 50 per cent of
the crop frozen and potatoes are selling
at 55 and 00 cents a bushel.
Miss Theodora Van Houghton, aged
25, employed at the Kalamazoo semin
ary as elevator girl, was crushed to
death between the top beam of tho
elevator and the joist of the roof.
A Sault Ste. Marie man recently shot
what is said to be the largest bear ever
killed in Chippewa county'. It weighed
500 pounds, and live bullets were nec
essary to put an end to its existence.
Word has been received at Niles that
Georgo Taylor, alias Hultz, the brutal
murderer of Mary Comlcy, in that city,
Dec. 7, 1892, is going insane in Jackson
prison. Taylor is serving life sentence.
Miss Nellie Ryan, a 11-year-old run
away girl, of Sparta, was caught in
Kalamazoo and returned home. She
alleged that she could care for herself
better than her parents could, hence
In the suit of Edwaad Pahlan, of
Ionia, against the D., G. H. & M. R. R.
Co. the plaintiff got a iudgment for
7,000 damages for injuries received
while in their employ. The case will
be appealed.
All insurance companies doing busi
ness in tho state have filed their an
nual reporta and paid their taxes to
Commissioner Campbell. The aggre-'
gate amount paid was 235,812.40.
The state military authorities do not
fancy the bill of Rep. Howell, of Len
awee, which provides for the creation
of a medical department In the Na
tional Guard. They say it proposes to
create a czar.
The jury found George Lewis, of
Ann Arbor, guilty of assault with in
tent to commit criminal assault, and
Judge Kinne imposed a sentence of 10
years at Jackson, the full penalty,
upon the defendant.
The snow storm of the 11th inst in
the upper peninsula was the worse of
the season. At many places along the
railroads snow plows encountered
drifts from 10 to 20 feet high, and in
many instances had to be shoveled out.
The construction of an electric rail
road between Lansing and Grand
Ledge is contemplated, and the old
mill and water power at Delta Center
have been purchased for the purpose
of furnishing power for tho new road.
Arthur Brazzleton, colored, 13 years
old, is in jail at Jackson suffering from
insanity. He is uncontrolable if not
given narcotics. The cause of his in
sanity is said to be tho grip. He
will be sent to the asylum at Kal
amazoo. Two hundred fishermen in their
shanties on Saginaw bay were recently
carried out on the ice, where they were
obliged to remain for several hours.
Had it not been that the wind calmed
down and finally shifted all would have
W. II. Kirby, of Quincy, has com
menced shipping cucumbers from his
spring crop. On account of the freeze
up in the south cucumbers command a
fancy price. Mr. Kirby has also raised
and shipped a good many radishes this
winter. He has an extensive hothouse.
Calhoun county has 23,003 acres of
swamp covered with small timber and
brush. Clarendon township is the
mc.t swampy, having 0,751 acres,
while Marengo has none whatever.
There is but one acre of pine in the
county, that being in Freonia town
ship. According to estimates by a reliable
authority the number of men employed
in the copper mines of Houghton
county at the present time is 12,000,
against 10,500 last year and 7,300 in
1890. The same authority places the
total of men employed in the mines of
the whole of the copper country, which
includes Keweenaw and Ontonagon
counties as well as Houghton, at 15,000.
The three prisons in the state con
tain 111 less prisoners than one year
ago. The cost of maintaining now is
about 90 per capita per year to the
state, which is 50 per cent less than
the figures a few years ago. The pris
ons of the state are populated as fol
lows: Ionia, 457; Jackson, 803; Mar
quette, 203. The aggregate capacity
of the prisons is 1,779, hence there is
still room for 290 more convicts.
Up near Ludington is an old man
who has one of the queerest habita
tions to be found anywhere in the
state. His house consists of an old
hollow tree, which has been cut off
about 10 feet from the ground and
roofed over with boards. A door and
window have been cut and the inside
floored, and with several seats and an
oil stove the old chap has as comfort
able a home as one might wish, al
though a trifle limited as to floor space.
A collection of Michigan newspapers
is being made at the general library of
the University of Michigan. When
completed it will contain copies of all
the papers published in tho state and
such other special issues, rare editions
and odd numbers as are of more than
ordinary value. This collection will
prove of the utmost value when some
time in the future tho newspaper his
tory of Michigan is written.
Peter Cevalia, wanted at Lansing for
the murder of Frank Halm in 1832,
was turned over to Sheriff Porter at
Newport, Ark., when he confessed,
and soon thereafter killed himself.
fill Ml GLOBE
By Telegraph Giving a Brief Re
sume of the Week's Events.
Fifty Cliirucnaii Narrowly l'ac-arte Death
l)'tiil llotlle Form h Jam la the
Klver A New Yorker Survived a
8tOOO-Volt Klertric Miock.
A Narrow Kicpe From Death.
Fifty people on a Chicago street car
narrowly escaped death by the car
being run into an open bridge. The
car was within a few feet of the river
when the motorman noticed the bridge
was open. He immediately put on the
brakes and at the tame time reversed
the electric current, and the car came
to a stop just as the front trucks ran
upon the abutments. Another foot
further and it would have plunged Into
the river 30 feet below. The motor
man jumped into the river but was
rescued, and a few other casualltles
among the panic stricken passengers
was reported.
Killed and Then Dumped In the Itlver.
Details of the Insurrection in the
central provinces of China, received by
the Km press of India, state the rebel
force and the imperial troops met in a
pitched battle in January, and the
latter were defeated with great slaugh
ter. Hundreds were killed, and their
bodies after being mutilated, were
thrown into the river until the stream
was like a log jammed creek. It is
said 200 men, women and children fell
in the struggle attending the capture
of Kauchon. It is feared a great fam
ine will follow the insurrection, for so
terrified are the natives that the crops
have all been left standing and will
not be harvested.
Survived an Fleet rle Shock.
Joseph Hamphel, an employe at a
cable power house in New York City,
while working at his switchboard, re
ceived and survived an electric shock
of about 2,000 volts. The man's body
was burned black from head to foot;
every stitch of clothing was torn from
him and he fell senseless through a
hole, instantaneously burned in the
floor by the terrific electrical power.
The doctors who attended him say
there is no case on record of a man
withstanding a similar shock.
The Philippine Commission.
The President hereafter will be rep
resented In the Philippine islands by
the following commission: Jacob G.
Schurraan, Admiral George Dewey,
Maj.-Gen. El well S. Otis, Chas. Denby
and Dean C. Worcester. The tempor
ary government of the islands is in
trusted to this commission and will
contiuue until congress shall determine
otherwise. It is expected that the
commission will render valuable ser
vice in many ways.
Was not a Howling Success.
The general conference of the Na
tional Union Reform . party, held at
Cincinnati, was not a howling success.
Its organization preparatory to nomin
ating an independent presidential
ticket next year, will be completed in
executive committee at Puffalo, Juno
29. The effort to amalgamate the
Populists, Silver Republicans, Social
ist Labor, National Libertj' parties and
other scattering elements was knocked
out for the present.
The Chinese Italian Trouble not Fmlcd.
The Pckin correspondent of the Lon
don Times sajs regarding the demand
of the Italian government for a con
cession at San Mun bay that stronger
measures than the ultimatum of Sig.
Martino, the Italian minister at Pckin,
will be necessary to induce compli
ance, as the tsung li yamen (foreign
office) in "entirely ignorant of Italy's
standing among the nations."
Itattle With Knives and Razors.
A free-for-all fight with knives and
razors occurred between soldiers of the
S 1th infantrj, colored, in a resort near
Cheyenne, Wyo. Corp. Greenhouse, of
Company I, was fatally stabbed, and
Sergt. Dames, of tho same company,
who was his assailant, was badly
wounded. Dames has disappeared,
though a searching party is out after
King of llelglnm to Quit the Throne.
A special cable from Antwerp says:
The papers here announce that King
Leopold will abdicate after a parlia
mentary vote is taken on the question
of the annexation of the Congo Free
State as a Delgian colony. Prepara
tions are being made at Deaulieu, with
a view to King Leopold's retirement
to the Mediterranean.
The Price of Stoves go Up.
Owing to the increase in prices of
raw material, the stove manufacturers
at a recent meeting in Chicago, agreed
to advance the prices on stoves 10 per
cent. About 00 per cent of the stove
manufacturers in the country are in
the agreement. A second advance in
prices may be looked for In the near
According to reports the result of
the final battle at Educator was 600
killed, hundreds mortally wounded
and 400 taken prisoners.
In tho recent fight between Kid La
vigne and Dilly Smith at San Francisco
the battle came to a sudden end in the
14th round, when the Kid's brother
jumped into the ring to prevent a
knock-out blow. Smith had the Kid
going in this round, but just how the
bout would have terminated, had they
been left alone, nobody could decide.
Referee McDonald was forced to give
the decision to Smith.
It is estimated that 43,000 men will
be engaged for taking the census of
1900. However, no appointments will
be made by Director Merriam for 30
The Atkinson bill passed the senate
by a vote of 31 to 0, after being con
siderably amended by the antis.
Whether the amendments in any way
materially injure tho intent, the valid
ity or tho effectiveness of the bill is
still a question, as no one has had time
to thoroughly digest them. Now the
bill will have to go back to tho house
to permit that body to consider the
Voters in Detroit this spring will
havo until 8 o'clock in the evening, in
stead of 5 o'clock, to cast their ballots,
if the senate concurs in tho action of
the house in passing Malcolm J. Mc
Leod's bill to that effect.
Rep. Heineman's bill for tho pro
tection of sidewalks and sidepaths was
passed in the house after being slightly
amended. The bill is one of the meas
ures asked for by tho L. A. W.
Rep. Lusk contends that our state
constitution needs revising. He says
that it was good enough in its days but
that it does not now meet the demands
of a great and growing state.
Senator lllakeslee's bill to reorgan
ize the judicial circuits in Cass, lier
rien, Kalamazoo and Van Iiurcn coun
ties passed in tho house by a vote of
02 to 23.
The Atkinson bill with the senate
amendment has passed the house, and
all it now lacks to become a law is his
excellency's signature.
Dills Signed by the Governor.
Delow we publish the titles of bills
signed by the governor:
To legalize taxes assessed In Ithaca township,
Gratiot county, for 1MW; to jirovlde for the sub
mission to electors of Montculm county tho
question of the relief of the ex-treasurer of that
county because of loss of county funds through
failure of a bunk: to ullow C'upuc village, St.
Clair county, to borrow money and issue bonds
to construct water works; to confer power upon
the council of Harbor Springs to extend the
electric light plant beyond the corporate limits
so us to light summer resorts; to change tho
boundaries of school districts 1 and 3. Union
township. Isabella county; to uuthorizo the
council of Pontine to use moneys collected for
sheep killing for the support of the library; to
amend the net authorizing the organization of
telephone and messenger service companies.
For the relief of slcic. disabled and needy, ex
soldiers, sailors and murines of the late Spanish
American war; to authorize the city of Glad
stone. Helta county, to refund water works
bonds; to legalize bonds Issued by the city of
Gladstone; to legalize bonds issued by llrooks
township. Newaygo county; to provide a pro
bate register for llerrlen county; vacating the
village of Ewen, Ontonagon county; to amend
Sec. 6 of Art. , of tho constitution relative to
circuit courts, so that an additional circuit
ludge can be elected in St. Clair county; author
izing the supervisors of Wayne county to hold
a special meeting to submit the question of is
suing bonds not to exceed Iww.ooo to complete
the building of the Wayne county court house:
to incorporate the public schools of Matchwood
township, Ontonagon county.
Legislative Gossip.
Four house employes have handed in
their reisgnatlon. They are quitting
because their terms of oflice was di
vided into a half-session by Speaker
Adams. The speaker did not have
jobs enough to go around so divided
the session in two in order to give all
his supporters a chance.
Rep. Gillam's amendment to the gen
eral tax laws, providing that personal
property may be seized anywhere in
the state for the unpaid taxes on real
estate, has been referred back to the
taxation committee.
A gold nugget weighing 20)4 pounds
was recently found in western Aus
tralia. The big plant of the Cummer Lum
ber Co., at Jacksonville, IT a., has been
destroyed by fire. Loss, 5250,000.
No less than 230 persons lost their
lives in a recent hurricane that swept
over the northeast coast of Queensland.
The latest advices as to the condition
of Tope Leo is to the effect that he has
a good appetite and Is convalescing
The Hungarian elevators at Denver,
Colo., wherein 300,000 bushels of wheat
was stored has been consumed by fire.
Loss, 5180,000.
I!y the breaking of booms in the
Kentucky river 1,000,000 worth of logs
have been lost at Jackson, ISeattyvule
and other Kentucky towns.
The 53,000,000 to be paid to the Cuban
army has been sent from Washington.
The money was made up of gold and
silver and weighed 48 tons.
The six mail bags belonging to the.
Dominion line steamer Labrador, which
foundered on the northeast coast of
Scotland on March 1, have been recov
The situation at Dawson City is be
coming very serious. In a short time
many people will bo without food and
unless assistance is rendered death
will follow.
The Spanish minister of war, Gen.
I'olavieja, is urging upon the cabinet
the necessity of Increasing the army
and reserve in order to be prepared for
It is now expected that the work on
public improvements at Havana will
bo resumed shortly, the balance of the
funds for February pay roll having
been turned over.
Near Millwood station, Manitoba, as
a Manitoba fe Northwestern railway
train was climbing a steep grade, the
boiler of the engine exploded, killing
the engineer and fireman Instantly and
hurled the engine from the track.
Rev. T. De Witt Talmage, who for
nearly four years has been the pastor
of the First Presbyterian church ol
New York City, has tendered his res
ignation. The increasing demand?
made upon him by religious journalism
is the cause.
Messrs. J. fc W. Seligman Co., of
New York City, are the head of an or
ganization which proposes to transact
a general banking business at Manila.
If unforseen obstacles are not encount
ered the bank will be ready for busi
ness in a short time.
The four companies of the 2d U. S.
V. engineers, who have been doing
duty at Honolulu, Hawaii, since the.
outbreak of the Spanish-American war,
will shortly be recalled home. They
will be relieved by four companies of
the 24th infantry (colored), now in
Utah, or by two or more companies ot
the Cth artillery.
" Out of Sight
Out of Mind."
In other months we forget
the harsh winds of Spring.
Bat they have their use, as
some say, to Mow oat the
bad air accumulated after
Winter storms and Spring
thaws. There is far more
important accumulation of
badness in the veins and ar
teries of humanity, which
needs Hood's Sarsaparilla.
This great Spring Medicina clarifies
the blood as nothing else can. It curet
scrofula, kidney disease, liver troubles,,
rheumatism ana kindred ailments. Thus
it gives perfect health, strength and ap
petite for months to come.
Kldney8-"My kidneys troubled me,
and on advice took Hood's Sarsaparilla
which gave prompt relief, better appetite.
My sleep Is refreshing. It cured my wife
ao." Michael Boyle, 3473 Denny Street,
Pittsburg, Pa.
Dyspepsia " Complicated with liver
and kidney trouble, I suffered for years
with dyspepsia, with severe pains. Hood's
Sarsaparilla made me strong and hearty."
J. K. Kmerton, Main Street, Auburn, Me.
Hip Disease-" Five running sores on
my hip caused me to use crutches. Was
confined to bed every winter. Hood's Sar
saparilla saved my life, as it cured me per
fectly. Am strong and well." Amue
Robert, 49 Fourth St., Fall Kiver, Mass.
Hood's Pills cur liver lilt, the non Irritating and
the only cmliartio to tk Witli liood's arnaparilia!
Give the right man wings and he will
known what to do with them.
Now that bicycles are in general uso
horse sense is at a discount.
There Is a Class of Teople
Who are injured by the use of coffee.
Recently there has. been placed in all
the grocery stores a new preparation
called GRAIN-O, made of pure grains,
that takes the place of coffee. The most
delicate stomach receives it without
distress, and but few can tell it from
coffee. It does not cost over one-fourth
as much. Children may drink it with
great benefit. 15 cents and 23 cents
per package. Try It. Ask for ORAIN-O.
It's all work and no play for the man
who pumps the organ.
The Moral of This Old, Old Anecdote
Will Save a Ilcnp of Trouble
and a rile of Money.
Something had gone wrong with
some simple part of a stationary engine
and the stoker could not fix it. After,
spending a day or two on it he was
forced to ask the aid of a more compe
tent workman. He failed also, and
someone suggested the employment of f
a local celebrity, a sort of a tinker at any
mechanical job. There is generally
one in every locality. He gave two or
three raps with bis hammer and
touched up a rod or two, when tho
pounding, or whatever ailed the ma
chine, ceased. When asked to make
out his bill, it read as follows:
To Fixing En?lne 8 .50
To Knowing How 10.00
This anecdote clearly demonstrates
that it paj's to know how. Engineer
J. J. Jefferies, of the Royal Cycle works
at Marshall, Mich., residing in that
city at No. 141 S. Marshall St., tells in
the following of his experience with
the little conqueror; it will pay you to
know how he got rid of a troublesome
companion, lie says:
My kidneys troubled me more or less for years
and finally became so bad that 1 wt.s compelled
to give up locomotive cnfrlneerine on account of
tho Jarring of the train, und seek employment
as a stationary engineer. When tho attacks of
kidney complaint occurred I could not rest or
lie comfortably In any position and often in tho
mornincr after ft restless night I was more
tired and worn out than when I went to bed.
"When the attacks were at their helsht I was
unable to stoop or lift anything and despite the
use of every remedy that camo to my notice,
preparations recommended to mo by my ac
quaintances, numerous plasters of all kinds
worn day and nljrht, I was unsuccessful in pro
curing nhvthinj? to help me until I tried Doun's
Kidney Tills. The first box helped mo. I stead
ily improved while taking the second and I
stopped tho treatment when I had finished tb.9
third as I considered there was no more neces
sity for continuing the remedy.
Doan's kidney Pills for sale by all
dealers. Price 50 cents. Mailed by
Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y., sole
agents for the U. S. Remember tli7
name Doan's and take no substitute.
Stolen sweets are the best.
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Trade maricy
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"Gtandard lA
of Quality" SrvJ
on Athletic Goodo
Inolot upon Gpaldlnj'o
Handsome CUlogua Free.
New York. Cbloar & Deaver.
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