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HE SAVED THE FLAG.
Jaat Trotted Oat Ilia Old Shotjran and Told the S aspect to Make III waelf Scarce. "Course I couldn't swear that he was a Spanish tpy," admitted the man whocauie in from a cross roads settlement in Jted ford. but he looked like one, be gosh, and we hain't the people out there to take chances on them kind of critters. His col oring was all dark, except his teeth, and the v fairly glis'ened. He didn't act like he had any lawful bus'nt'ss in the neighbor hood and I sort o' suspected him right alons." "Hut what did he do?" "I'll tell you what he done." said the big representative of Itedford s yeomanry, as he straightened up. ".Some of us fellers put up a lis down by the grocery, h'isting a pole just like we used to when politics rot hot. T'other cvenin' I see that feller hangin' 'round the corners with a cross cut saw. Don't take me long to put two and two together, so I just got my shot gun, advanced on him direct ami tole him re had 20 minutes fur to git over the hill 'bout a mile nway. He had time to spare, but I'm satisfied ns I live he was a Spanish spy and out there fur to saw that pole down. rim any of them cliapsstirs up ole Ked ford they's courtin' all kinds o' troubleg," and the man that saved the fls moved on so as to get a new audience. Detroit Free l'rciss. SIMILAR SYMPTOMS. Which Made It Dimcult to Decld Whether It Wn an Attack of Love or I'leurlay. YOUNG AT SIXTY. Sercno comfort and happiness in ad Tanced years arc realized by compara tively few women. Their hard lives, their liability to se rious troubles on account of their pecu liar organism and their profound igno rance concerning themselves, all com bine to shorten the period of usefulness and fill their lateryears with suffering. Mrs. 1'inkham has done much to malt o women strong. She has given advico to many that has shown thera how to guard against disease and retain vigor ous health in old age. From every cor ner of the earth there is constantly com ing tho most convinciug statements from women, showing the efficacy of Lydia K. l'inkham's Vegetable Com pound In overcoming female ills. Here Is a letter from Mrs. J. C. Orms, of 220 Horner St., Johnstown, Pa., which is earnest and straight to tho point: 44 Dear Mrts. Pinkiiam: I feel it my duty to tell all suffering women that I think your remedies are wonderful. I had trouble with my head, dizzy spells and hot flashes. Feet and hands were cold, was very nervous, could not sleep well, had kidney trouble, pain in ovaries and congestion of tho womb. Binco taking your remedies I am better every way My head trouble is all gone, have no pain in ovaries, and am cured of womb trouble. I can cat and sleep well and am gaining in flesh. I consider your medicine the best to bo had for female troubles." The present Mrs. l'inkham's experi ence in treating female ills is unparal lellcd, for years she worked side by side with Mrs. Lydia E. Pinkham, and for sometime past has had sole charge of tho correspondence department of her great business, treating by letter as many as a hundred thousand ailing women during a single year. rEV LliiiiS WHrNi- All iLSfc JAILS, Bast Count) Hjnip. T atea Oond. C In time. Hold nr iminrtt. 2I& mi; i "Doctor," sighed the young man, "I'm afraid there's bomething serious the matter with me." "Let me see your tongue," said the phy sician. The young man obeyed. "What are the symptoms!" "Why, whenever 1 breathe I feel a little twinging, itching sensation around my heart." "Ah," mused the doctor. "Felt it long?" "About four days." "Where've you been!" "Up to Mackinac." "Met lots of nico young people!" "Yes, a good many." "Feel any pains in the small of your back!" "No, sir." "Meet any girl up in Mackinac that struck you as about all right?" "Three or four, doctor," replied the young man. with a smile. "Don't have cold feet at night, do you?" "Haven't noticed 'em." "No particular girl up there, then. You're sure of that?" "Why, of course I'm sure," replied the rouna man, with a trifling blnsh, 'Imt, doc tor, will you tell tne what my friends at Mac lunar have got to do with it?" "Nothing much," replied the physician, tapping hi lip vith his eyeglsnse. "Just trying to m-e whether it's a case of love or tilcunnv. They're pretty much alike, you now.' Detroit Free 1'rena. a Cnlled the Illuff. There in more than one way to evade the tax on bank checks and there are more ways than one to collect p. bill. A bill collector of Lincoln called yesterday on a man who had been in tho haf'it of putting otf payment of an account. He again objected to making the payment. "1 would pive you a check," he said to the collector, "if I had a revenue stamp." "Here is the Btanip," said the collector. "I just bought a few for ue in cases of emergency. (Jive me your check." The man drd not have the courage to re fuse payment under the circumstances, so the check was (riven end stamped thai and there. Mill collectors say they will not make a regular business of supplying stamps, but tbev will always stand ready to call a bluff. Nebraska Mate Journal. Quiet United. "Somebody has invented a noiseless can- non- ... , "That's the way with science always putting help where it isn't needed; why don't ome of those cranks invent a noise less alarm clock?" Detroit Free Press. - American Skill. Many physicians in (Germany and Eng land, as well as in the United States and Canada, are referring their Hay-Fever and Asthma patients to Dr. P. Harold Hayes, of Buffalo, N. V., whose success in curing these diseases has attracted their attention. Apropos. Van Syck I've tried every known remedy for consumption. Von Slick You must have quite a medi cino chest. Judge. The IlnrKoin Instinct. "Are you going to buy any $20 bonds?" said Mr. Snaggs to his wife. "Not until they are marked down to $10.83," replied Mrs. Snaggs. Pittsburgh Chronicle-lelegraph. What AVI 11 nerome of China f None can foresee the outcome of the quar rel between foreign powers over the division of China. It is interesting to watch the go ing to pieces of this ancient but unprogres- sive race. Many people in America are also going to pieces because of dyspepsia, con stipation, blood, liver and stomach diseases. We are living too last, but strengin, vigor and good health can be retained if we keep olt ana cure the nbova diseases wim xios- tetter's Stomach Hitters. I'nfntllnff. If a man wants to have a particularly fine meal let him inform his wile that he will bring up some old sweetheart of hers to din ner. Nothing so inspires a woman to her best effort as to make an old sweetheart re gret tLat he was not more active. -Atchison Globe. Ileal Warns Weather Ilest and Comfort. There is a nawder to be shaken into the Vinp mllfd Allan's TVint. !!. invented hv Allen S. Olmstead, Ie Hoy, N. Y.. which druggists and shoe dealers say is the best thing they have ever sold to cure swollen, burning, sore nnJ tender or aching feet. Some dealers cliim that it makes tight or new shoes feel easy. It certainly will cure cornsand bunionsand rclieveinstantlysweat- iriff. hot rr ni.irlittis fr-t Allan's rVint. I''.ie rmli onlv fiu;irtnr an A ihm invpntnt- will send a sample free to any address. A man should always be supplied with jut enough work and trouble to keen his mind oil the pimple on his nose. Atchison Globe. I ran recommend Piso's Cure for Con sumption to sufferers from Asthma. K. D. Jownsend, ft. Howard, is., -Hay 4, v. It is much easier to acquire a fault than U is to inspire a virtue. Chicago Daily News. lOall's) Catnrru On re la taken Internally. Price 7Jc THE MARKETS. New York. Auk. 4. $1 ' Ql it 2 3 (n 4 DO f 'JO ft 5 4i Vt (it o if i:!Vf i!. (V Hi u 11 (t 13V ' 12 n i (a r.i If men would dig half as hard to raise corn as they do digging gold, there would bo more rich men. Washington (la.) Democrat. To Core a Cold In One liny Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund money if it fails to cure. 25c. The principal river of Fgypt is the Nile. Its smullcr tributaries are the juveniles. L. A. V. Bulletin. Some men are long on energy, but short on the ability to utilize it. Chicago Daily News. LIVi: STOCK-Steer HoKi Slu ! '"Lot! It Mliinvxotii llakciH' Winter I'att tit , .VIIKAT-No. 2 I ted Si nirir.ln r ;OKN No. 2 .Kiptemb T ) ATS-No. 2 W lute Spt tnln r ll'TTKK 1'rtannry Factory :J(lrf CHICAC.O. ?ATTMv-ShlpitnK tfUerx... fl 7 Texas Steers 4 ! .Stock.ru 8 f' K.-t di I'm 4 3 Mull.. 3 "O MOtirt l.lsht 3 M) Mixed 3 ' 3MKKI' Txas 3 UUTTF.K t'rcaun ry Dairy !:; is I'trTATOKH-NVw (irtni ).. I'OltK H ptt inl'T K 7o l.AKl) S ptemttcr ! 1" it I US S. itcml. r 5 ('" JUAIN U h at. S( pt-m-r.. ''.' '-r Corn. H pt iiilx-r "Vt'tf Outs, Hpti mla-r '''; Hye, t'ali llnrlt-y, New.... iif di MIIAVAUKHi:. (lit A IN Wheat. SpU rntn-r. $ r.i.if No. 1 Northern " f )uts. New .... 24 (u- Hye, No. 1 44 KANSAS CITY. '.511A1N Wheat, No. 2 Spring $ Corn, No. 2 White Oats. No. 2 White Jtye, No. 2 ST. LOUIS. L'ATTLF. Native Hter...:.. M Texas Steers. 3 H(x;S - l'.K kers 3 70 HutcherM' 3 so SIICIM' 3f. OMAHA. CATTLK Native Stt r...... $ .' Cows mid I lelff-rs 3 40 Western SU el s 4 ' HOCS 3 tO rilll'lU1 3 !l Zi 31V.J 2--'ls lit It r. ('.r. 4 ; .1 so 15 Ut 4 r 4 hi 4 ut 3 s.". Si 3 Sj m 4 30 1" 1 ! ll'i (t r.4 ut r l'o at r. 3.. di 5 30 42 40 r.i;, s:.U 2S f'i CI fi 21V 27M 43 r.f iVH (n 4 so 3 s." (it 3 lio (! '( 4 0) 6J 5 4 if 4 7.'. ,i I M d, 3 7.1 M 4 10 Wheat 40 Cents a Tlashel. How to grow wheat with b!g profit at 40 cents and samples cf Salrer's Ked C"rois (hO Hushels per acre) Winter Wheat, live, Oats, Clovers, etc., with Farm Seed Catalogue for 4 cents potage. .IU11N A. BALZLUb&MJ Ui., La Crosse, Wis. Temporarily. Mr. Pornitt How would you like me for your big brother, Tommy? Jomniy (who knows his sister) im, 1 cuess you'll do until the war is over. N. Y. Journal. IMP; TliC EXCELDXE OF SYRUP OF MS is duo not only to tho originality and simplicity of tho combination, but also to the caro nnd skill with which it is manufacture! by bcientilic processes known to tho California Fio Svitt'P Co. only, nnd wo wish to impress upon all tho importance of purchasing the true and original rcmcl3'. As the penuine Syrup of Fig's is manufactured by tho California Fio Syrup Co. onlj', a knowledge of that fact will assist one in avoiding tho worthless imitations manufactured by other par tics. The high standing of tho Cali fornia Fio bvitrr 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 kidneys, liver and bowels without irritating or weaken ing them, and it does not gripo nor nauseate. In order to get its beneficial effects, please remember tho name of the Company CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. AN 1 UANCIHCO. U LOt'ISVlLLC. Uj. KfcW YORK. N.Y. BAP "CANCAKKTS do ull claimed for tbm sul r truly wonderful medicine. Itiataoftrn wittier! for mx1!cino ilnkuni to take and at lt found It la l.'toart. hinro taklnc tlirin. inf blixKl tint bn purineil bd1 mj coniilexUin tint liu prot ad wofirterfully ami 1 1rv much tetter In trrrf way. ' Mhh. SaLUK K. bLLUAHH. LuutU. Teuo. Va0t MAUN S16II1ISIO rieamt. PalataM. Potnt. Tate Coot. Do Ooutl, Never Sicken. Weaken, or Grlp. 10c. c. &Uc. ... CURE CONSTIPATION. ... St.rll.f rt.ai.47 faaiB.Bf, rfckaaa, lrl, S.w TrS. SIS n Tfl Dip Sold and (nirnff1 by all drag nU'lU'UAU gltuto I'ltKTobaoco Jlablt. loll VtMINVlNhT cur rM or this Tm ui to I US AftT 01nc llAStft. .TV i hi. A Beautifu Present FREO for a few months to all users of the celebrated ELASTIC STARCH, (Flat Iron Brand). To induce you to try this brand of starch, to that you may find out for yourself that all claims for its superiority and econ omy are true, the makers have had prepared, at great expense, a scries of four GAME PLAQUES exact reproductions of the $ 10,000 originals by Muville, which will be given you ABSOLUTELY FREE by your grocer on conditions named below. These Plaques are 40 inches in circumference, are free of any suggestion of advertising whatever, and will ornament the most elegant apartment. No manufacturing concern ever before gave away such valuable presents to its customers. They are not for sale at any price, and can be obtained only in the manner specified. The subjects are: American Wild Ducks, American Pheasant, English Quail, English Snipe. The birds are handsomely embossed and stand out natural as life. Each Plaque is bordered with a band of gold. ELASTIC STARCH has been the standard for as years. TWENTY-TWO MILLION packages of this brand were sold last year. That's how good it is. ASK YOUR DEALER to show you the plaques and tell you about Elastic Starch. Accept no substitute. How To Get Them: All pnrrhasers of thrwi 10 cent or six 5rint imckaes of Kltic Ntarch (Mat Iron Urandt, ars entitled to re rolfofrom their gmer oue of thrH tautiful Oame I'laquca fres. The rlaruos will not bo sent br mail. They ran be obtained only from your crocer. Every Grocer Keeps Elastic Starch. Do not dolar. Tills dfTer is fur a hborl tims only. UiViViVVsViVsViW I "A FAIR FACE CANNOT ATONE I FOR AN UNTIDY HOUSE." 1 USE i E3 A $69 STEEL RANGE FOR $25. Durln th dull ann. I wit! nd you A TRIUMPH STEEL RANCE. Ilaa 08 Inch LlAa; top CookinBrlo 3034 Incbsatovaa 1 9 Inrbea birn : IV InehM wM;B 1-B Inchaa dp; lft-falioa roearvolr; walg-ht 400 Ibe. JHurn Wood or Coal, for S34A eaah. rrthl i.rll to your atatlon. ar I will aoropt ali-ruontha not (aai-urad ) NO rNTKRZBT. and TOU PAT FRHIOHT. t Nurh liurs-nla Efir Oflttrvd 11 Tor. Writ for fraa dterlpU parohlaC. WM. O. WILLARD. M PC, 113 and 11(5 N. etoond St., 8u Loals, M.x ja tho only an re cure In tha world for Chronle I ! er, Hon l iter, drroriilona l'lcr, irl- I Irrrt. linnfrcnr, Fever More, and all Old Nurri. It nevtir falla. Draws out all oU(m. Kaea (inM and aufferlnff Cur irinunnni. Hentaalve for Ahiftnti. l'llea, Itorea, t'ula, and all Kreafc Wound. Hf mall, atimll I, Wnk free. .1. 1. A I.I. KM MtllH INK CO.. HU laU Una. Swld by ItruygUt. The Best BOOK AT, WAR itACTirriAt bound and aump tuoualy llltutrated h,.ii, rrto anjbodT aendlitar two annual aiiborriptiona at II eacn ui in I'Teriaaa Moiiltily.SAN a'HAMClttCU. mpl Ovarlaod A. . nPOPQYNCW DISCOVERV; UfWJT 3 1 quick rllf and care ware! tun Kvnd for bouk of to.tlmonUlt and 14dya ' treatment Dr. U. U. UHSaS S SlS,ailMla, Ua. - A. N. 1C.-A 1720 V i ( ) n ( ) c ) cEo Jm Js ley ihs W IMF 2f yon are dissatisfied witlbt tihe size of piece 07 .with the quality of the chewing tobacco you are using c c c c V ) K u J and yoiall get your money's worth The 10 cent piece of Battle As is larger than the 10-cent piece of any other brand of the same high quality, and is the largest ipiece of really good chewing tobacco that us sold for 10. cents. c w -"w rv -a )-r-x. Ja- wlien 11 name again