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OMAHA DAILY BEE : TUESDAY AUGUST 30. 1887.
CHARITIES AND CORRECTION , Several Interesting Papers on Practical and Important Subjects. SOME PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS "Tho Itnclnnintlon of Children of Children , " by Itcv. Air. Dium- CIilld-SavInK Work Children of Bhlnbono Alley. YcHtcrdnjr Morning's Hcuslnn. Thu members of thn conference of charities nml correction assembled yes terday morning shortly nfter 0 o'clock. Congratulation were exchanged nnd all seemed pleased with the progress being mndo nnd with their Sunday spent in Omaha. There arc a great many in at tendance who were at tlio annual confer ences for several years past. There is a notable vacancy in the Illi nois delegation , which was filled by a distinguished American tourist , now in specting the corrective institutions of Canada. Whim the conference assem bled in the senate chamber In St. Paul last year Warden McGarrigle , then of Chicago , made an eloquent address , in which depictured the methods in USD in the Cook county hospital. Dr. Arthur 11. Anckrr , city and county physician ot St. Paul and Ramsay county , Bays it would bo unfair a'ld unreasonable to expect MeUarriglo to attend the conference this year , but if ho had attended lie could furnish a valuable fund of information On the apprehension and detention of the criminal classes. liishops Whlpplo and Ireland , who were active participants in last year's discussions , were expected in Omaha , but huvo not as yet appeared. Mrs. Dins- moor will especially remember Bishop Ireland , on account of the pleasant , yet earnest effort lie made to have this year's conference hold in Kaloigh. Ho did suc- .cced by his splendid persuasive powers in convincing a good many wavering delegates that it would bo a great bcnotit to the country , on account of the moral effect , if the conference yroro hold in a southern stato. Mrs. Dinsmoor took the stand and eloquently advocated Omaha's claims , and when a vote was taken a majority favored Omaha. Bishop Ireland then moved to make it unani mous. A prominent and experienced delegate in the treatment of vicious classes is Judge W. 11. Murray , the corporation counsel and city attorney of St. Paul. Ho , with P. H. Kelly and M. Doran , arc the democratic triumvirate of Minnesota. Ignatius Donnelly , has time and again sought to overthrow them , but has as often been compelled to seek Ninincer and the Baconian cipher to blunt the keenest of his injured feelings , on ac count of his repeated discomtiture. Judge Murray is accompanied by his wife , and both are earnest workers in ttie cause of charities and correction. Al bert S. White , of Columbus , O. , is also a tireless worker in this field. His specialty is the treatment of youth , and his years of experience have well fitted him for his work. Nearly every delegate is a prominent individual and the as semblage is thus remarkably distin guished. Several papers wcro read this morning ; among them being the follow1 ing : Rev. W. McG. Dana , chairman of the committee , road the following paper : PltnVUNTIVE WOUK. The grout question of the hour for those In tent upon making the world better and sav ing the young from joining the ( treat nnny of criminals is this of preventive work. "An ounce of prevention Is worth a pound of cure. " and while there Is much that is heroic in the efforts wo see made to rescue and re form wrong-doers there Is far moro virtue and good sense shown In endeavors to pre vent wrong-dolnc. In the downward path which lends to a criminal llfo the tirst step Is by far the most Important , and lust at this point Is where the utmost effort should bo expended. From my observation during my recent visit to England , 1 was Impressed with the emphasis being put upon this sort of work. Its economy Is now recognized as never before , which leads the state to assist such organized movements as aim to chock crime at Its fountain head. Its hopotulnoss , too , Is admitted , for you can more readily prevent than euro crime if you will bo ln soon onouih. Its wisdom is also now moro generally acknowledged and a a result work among the voune of every character Is meeting with marked favor and generous support. An Kngllsh prison ofllclal of largo experience ( Chaplain Clay , of Preston prison. England ) says "I tn led to bellovo In respect to actual though undetected dullnquoncy that 53 per cent lirst practised dishonesty when under fifteen , 14per cent between fifteen and sixteen ; 8 pcrcent-uniler seventeen , eighteen or nine teen : and 'JO per cent under twenty. This would 1:0 to show that most criminals began on a career of dishonesty when under twenty years of ago , and moro than half when under lltteon. Preventive measures , therefore , ap plied before these aees could surely hope to bo exceedingly ctfectlvo In staying the devel opment of crime. In the early wart of our century the extent ot juvenllo criminality in Great Britain was something appalling. Young people wcro systematically trained In vice , nnd were cm ployed to operate where adults coull not. K\en boys ot twelve , four teen and sixteen were sometimes hanged , and a noted instance of a child named Leary Is on record whocommenced at the ago of eight by stealing apples , and , progressing through thefts of a minor kind , be came at last the head of a tang and was at the ago ot thirteen sen tenced to be hung , but got oil with transportation tor llfo. There were said to be SOU ( lash houses In London frequented by 0.000 boys and girls who had no other occu pation than that of thlevlnc. Now loflk at the advance made. In Iblll when the popu lation of London was under a million and a half tlit'ro were In its prisons alone 3,000 in- m a tea under twenty.half of these were under seventeen , some \\oro nine and ten , and 1,000 of tlicso children , so to speak , were convicted of felony. Now with a population in 1SS4 In England and Wales of 27,000,000 , tliero were at that date only S75 prisoners under sixteen , and \\'XM \ between sixteen and twen ty-one. Eleven years after Howard published his "State of Prisons , " the Philanthropic society's Farm school , now located at Hed Hill. Surrey , was founded , I , o. , 17b8 or 17bO. Kngland's lirst prison reformatory was es tablished at Parkhurst In the Isle of Wight and In 18l9theroweroaboiit700younir persons confined therein ; on December 31,1H > 1 , only tlfty-elght when it closed , and since Ittert there have been no juveniles In any rovernmrnt convict establishment. The English author ities make this distinction between a reform atory and an industrial school : The lirst Is a place ot punishment for a convicted offender as a place uf training , and reception into a reformatory must bo preceded by a period of prison confinement of not less than ton dnvs. The Industrial school , on the other hand , Is purely a preventive or training Institution , from which the conviction for certain crimes will exclude ) a elilld. Chaplain llorslcy , a man of very extended experience and obser vation , said to his bishop when asked whnt were the greatest lilndrlnoes of religion : 1. Prlnkluc ; ' - ' . The British parent ; ! ) . The British employer ; . The respectability of the church. It was sad commentary on the second of these hindrances that statistics showed that of those Font homo after sorvliigtholrtlinein Polthnm Indutitrial school , ia per cent were speedily reconvicted , while ot those otherwise pro vided only 5 per cent went wrong , and the reformatory In Connecticut by its own reports conforms tuthlsexperlenco. Here are both the forces of oiivlionment and heredity working disastrously on the children of parents who are themselves vicious or who make their homes anything but schools of virtue and abodes of safety. Hence in England , and crowln ; somewhat In our own country , Is the idea of transplanting the children ot such to new homes meeting with ereater fa\or. What show is there for the boy or glil whose home Is in the overcrowded tenement , where . no principle of modesty or even morality can ho taught or observed. The most clfectivc preventive woik therefor has regard to the parents as well as to Its Immediate subjects lor free kindergartens have , It is found , a re ( lex Influeuro on the homo whence their pu pUg come. They go back \\lth now views o cleanliness and at once introduce now and better Ideals of life. Then when vou rise to manual and technical schools they tend to augment the breadwlnnlng powers of those who avail of their advantage ! ! , and If our ed ucational system can bo made more practical by having grafted upon It manual training In Its various forms , It will do far more than It has hitherto to tit you out for an upright , Industrious llfo. I asked John Bright when at llochdale last Juno whether lie attributed the dccreasa of criminals In the. United Kingdom solely to the superior prison sys tem of his country , lie said no , but rather to the Increase of the agencies for securing * good education for the onco-ncglcctrd part ot our population , as by "the board schools ; " to the growing elliclency of the Sunday schools ; to Bands of Hope ; orphanages , and all those Institutions that preventive work has called Into existence. Along these lines wo can operate even far moro success fully than heretofore. The report of manual training in common , schools made to the New York board ot education declares that the leading purpose ot such training In European countries Is "to foster Industrial skill and to produce specialists , artisans , In order to advance the Interests which manufacturing nations have in do mestic and foreign trade. " and adds , "It is admissible Into our schools only as a means of general , not special education. " But I query If this Is altogether correct. If manual training , general and spcclllc , would develop a greater respect and taste for manual labor , increase the aptitude and power for Indus trial llfo , then It has to do with the. preven tion of pauperism ana crime , and If such training 1ms not only disciplinary but utlllc advantages , It surely ought to be adopted by the stat , and In this way better trained minds and enlarged bread-winning powers bo secured for the rising generations. Immediately at the cloo of the Frnnco- Uurman war. manual training was estab lished In all the elementary schools of Paris and tlie larger provincial cities. Apprentice ship schools were also founded to supply the less general custom of apprenticeship , and provide a progressive system of workshop instruction combined with an elementary lit erary education and extending over a period of three years. Pupils from these schools are competent at onca to gain a living as car penters , locksmiths , paTntcrs.deslgners , etc. , and to enter one of the highest technicals schools now so numerous In France to bo trained as foremen , super intendents , or engineers. By thus fostering and encouraging the highest Industrial and artistic capabilities of the masses of the working classes France has measurably freed herself from the curse of pauperism. The Austrian government relieves distress among the peasant women and girls in a cer tain district not by raising a fund to bo doled out to them but by furnishing instructions in designing and lace nuking in connection with the Vienna art school to largo numbers of this class. They returned home , .became teachers of their friends and neighbors and a marked improvement In the condition of the people ensued and a new era of prosperity was by their own Industry brought In. The poor were depict ) to help them selves by augmented skill and opportunity. The Now York report already referred to recommends the Introduction iuto the school curriculum of carpenter work or the use of wood-working tools for boys , modeling In clay for boys and girls , construction work in paper and pasteboard and other suitable ma terial for boys and girls. Drawing toscalo for boys and girls , sewing for girls and also rooking. Those branches they recommend to be taught In the regular grammar and primary school buildings , and time secured lor them by certain exclusions from the studies now pursued in the various grades. In this way we will educate our youth to care for themselves and provide against their ina bility to earn their own livelihood. This ac complishes two things : It dignifies manual labor and trains every youth In the rudi ments , at least , of some Industrial calling. That forestalls the InntHclency which Is so often the occasion of pauper- 'sm ' nnd the provocation of crime. The 'Isclpllnary Influence of such training all nr foremost educators recognize , while the itilitarlan aspects have long been evident. The influence of such an institution as the iVIKon Industrial school of Now York caches a class of children else neglected , ind through them have homes been trans- onned and the character of family llfo been iltcrod tor the better. It Is the pushing of ill schemes of moral and Industrial educa- lon that is now demanded. Our modern philanthropy needs to become more nnd moro nstructlvo and comprehensive. We must lot expend all our energies saving those who liavo fallen. Wo ewe something to these ivho are on the edze of the precipice ; somo- tlnnji to these who by timely guidance and .vise . training wo can fit for a moral and use- ul life. As phllanthiopists and ro- 'ormers we have much to do with all these agencies which pro mise to imbue the youtti with noble ideas and strengthen them to resist the Inlluences calculated to load them astray. Prisons are grand institutions and necessary , and wo have yet much to learn In reference to how they shall bo constructed and administered , but schools are grander which deal with r'oung lifo before hopelessly warped and mastered by vicious propensities. The kin- ; lcrgnrtcns , the kitchen garden , industrial and technical schools are the best investments society can make. Life is too precious to bo wasted , and those born to a lot of tempta tion and freighted from the start with evjry disadvantage call Joudest for our sympathy and help , and it Is In redeeming such that we "essen the criminal class and make useful uembers of society ot these who else would liavo become pensioners on Us charity , or .ho Inmates of the penal Institutions crime has made necessary , the support of which , too , Is a growing burden on the parly politic. Chlld-Saviuc Work. Mrs. Fairbanks addressed the meeting as follows : Mr. President , Ladies and Gentlemen of the Conference : The chairman of your committee on child-saving work must re spectfully report as follow : One subject for the hour is expressed in two words : Child-saving work. This suggests that all our children are in danger. They must bo rescued , for upon them depends the future well-being of our great commonwealth. The great body of children who have homes need saving as well as the comparatively small number who arc homeless and neglected. To save the average child from idle ness , ignorance , sullering and crime is a Held of labor so broad Hint it can justly be caled ) the most important work of the age. age.Tho problem of how to "savo the child and give the state the man" is far from being solved , though great advancement is being made in this direction tluough faithful , untiring , intelligent cflbrt. As to chlld-savmc work , in its strict sense , Mr. Letchmioh's able paper on "Tho Children of the State , " presented to this conference two years ago , anil Miss Virginia Smith's excellent report of one year ago covers so much of the ground , and has been brought before you so recently , and so ably , that lutlu now is loft to bo said. Of child-saving work there are but two diversions the old , old preventive and cure. Under the head of preventive work comes the causes of vice in chil dren. Are they heredity , ignorance , in- tomporaiKjc , poverty ? And can the cure bo found in compulsory education of an uulustral and moral nature , truant laws , custody of homeless children ? Wo present for your consideration a few short papcrt ) , whoso authors write from largo experience , and deep research , anil then give what has been so much de- hired in our past lessons , plenty of time for the discussion of each special topic , as well as other subjects suggested but not fully treated. Ono of our committee , Mrs. F. II , Pierce , whoso efforts on behalf of chil dren have been attended with remarka ble success , gives us the following sug gestions , drawn from her oxpcrionco of nineteen years in the children's homo of Duvcuport , la. : JIHS. I'lKRCF.'S KF.rOKT. DAVESi'oitr , July 23. The child savins work is to me the most important work of the ago. Our hopes are in the children. Elevate educate nnd christianize them , and tin world would soon bn redeemed from the evils wo are now struggling with. W < would take courage when wo would rO' alizo what universal attention is bolnp given to the subject. The good people o the world are awakening to the unpor tancooftho work , and many hearts arc crying out for wisdom to direct. * ' \S ho , in looking upon the face of nr innocent babe , does not have an oarnos desiru that the young lifo develop inti the pure and beautiful. The thought o luinmuity conies at ouco to wmd , aud w wonder what may arise to contend with. The secret of saving children , it deems to mo , should begin with the mother many years before the birth uf the child. Preparation for motherhood is so sa- crrd , who can comprehend it ? Should not all daughters bo made sol emnly familiar with tins subject ? Do wo not as mothers fail to do our whole duty In this respect to our own , and to these whom wo might influence ? Would that mothers could bo aroused to the fearful responsibilities of their posi tion. It scoma to mo that much can bo ac complished through friendly visiting. Many n mother not properly trained hcrsolf would bo glad to know of n bet ter way of teaching her own little ones , and cheerfully consent to their going into school. I would gather every child into the Sabbath school. Organize Bands of Hope , Sunbeams , Wido-Awakcs , sewing schools , cooking schools , etc. "Gather the children in. " In a great variety of ways the better nature of children may bo developed by coming in contact with pure minds. I often think how much talent lies dor mant in children because we do not make the oflbrt to reach it. Wo must get down to the mind of the child , put our selves in their places , apprcciAto their condition , anticipate their wants , and gently lead them along. The power of control which wo may have over them , should bo A hidden power. Wisdom from above should direct. The homes of needy children ( needy being used in its broadest sense ) , should be frequently visited , and the par ents labored with , and after all natural means have failed , children removed into good families so far as they can bo se cured. The greatest caution should prevail here. My experience teaches that most people who want to take children into their families , do it for their own sake and not for the child's good. Many of tiio above class of children as well as the homulolcss orphans need bo taken to homes adapted to their con dition and ago to tit them for such fami lies as they should enter. These homos should most emphatically bo conducted on the cottage plan , little families of from fifteen to twenty , with everything made as homelike as possible , children graded according to age and capacity and presided over by n good , motherly , Christian woman , whose duty it shall be to care for them as nearly as her own as possible. As soon as bettor homes and influences in families offer I would remove them to such , though many children are better off in institutions properly conducted than in families. It is usually only the bettor class and most attractive that are in demand. The crippled and uncomely are less liable to imposition in institutions than in families. In our experience of nineteen years in ono home , we felt that 05 per cent , of all our children grow into re spectable citizens. I would make it un lawful for any child to go to a poor house. Above all things I would emphasize personal work with children and young people. Numberless are those who have gone astray because of no ono to lead them in a better way. This is particu larly true of working girls. How many such are saying to-day "Nobody cares for nic , " and the result is that many warm hearted girls are going astray. A kind word to such at the right time would be like apples of gold in pictures of sil ver. For such I would suggest pleasant places of resort , reading rooms , amuse ments , etc.and a hearty greeting as they visit these places. Organize them into societies such as Lend a Hand , or "Ten times ono is ton. " get them to work for each other , stimulate them to sympathy for each other , and a feeling of responsi bility for their class , and they can reach many that no ono else can. Reclamation of Children. It is believed by the pioneers in this noble work , that homo adoption lias been a great factor in the saving of children. In Ohio , where homes have been estab lished long enough to test the matter by statistics , it has proved a blessing to both the child adopted and its foster par ents. The earlier the child , who lias been bornamidst poverty and vice , can bo secured , the moro easily is the ob jective point attained. So far as experience goes in the re clamation of children , the indications are that a largo majority of children who have been early domiciled in the several homes of the state , and especially in the Franklin county homo , arc sought for by those desiring to adopt them as their own. Though there is no special olliccr whoso duty it is to hunt out proper homes for the children , the appeal of the officers in charge to the citi/.cns generally , to in terest themselves in providing homes for those who have been fitted to enter them , has , of later years , been generally re sponded to. It has been suggested that in older nnd moro populous centers than this , that there is a tendency to retain children In the institution , and that institution life is encouraged by these who have become personally interested in the children. Thu extent of this influence in older states and communities cannot well bo ascertained with any degree of certainty. In the newer states , and especially in Ohio , such a tendency does not prevail. In this homo there has not been the slightest indication of n desire upon the part of the children who have been prop erly trained and educated , to remain in the institution , nnd ono of the first duties of teachers and attendants is to inspire in the minds of their charges , ideas of self- support and independence. Objection has been made by these de siring children for adoption , to accept those whoso parents , either of them , wcro criminals or paupers , believing that vice and crime are inherited. The superficial btudent of history even , would have little if any doubt that such belief is a popular delusion. A profound and patient investigator of this question says : "Tho progress of the- child is ono of opportunity. It is improvement after birth ; not of internal power , but of exter nal advantage. The child born in n civ ilized land is not likely , as such , to bo su perior to ono born among barbarians , and the difference which ensues between two acts of the children will bo caused , so far us wo know , bololy by the pressure [ Continued on Sccond Page. ] mcnucEo RATES To the Ninth International Medical Congress , to bo held at Washington , D. C , Septem ber 5th to 15th , 18S7. 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K r , UUu , > nj lllou-1 , and all Hurried U | . r lloui , Book on Diseases of Women FIIEE. Only Reliable MEDICAL INSTITUTE JIAKIX9 A BPFCIALTT OP PRIVATE , SPECIAL ani NERVOUS DISEASES. All Blow ! DIM * * ? * ncr Mful1 treat1. plitlltlc Tolaon removrd ftom th tyittfm wliliunl mercury. New Itetlorativa freatirmit for I M of \ ) ( ! Power. 1'ertoii * urubl * to v Uit u may t o treftleO at huinr , t T Con Mon lenrc All communication * CunfldintUl iltdt * rlnciorlnitriimenKBeiit by mailer iprrM , Mrnrtly | * ck ] , na mirki to Inlirate rnntrntior vender , On i rtonal interview \ r - frrnl Call n4 rnniull u or Mnd hlitary of jour CiM , nit * it * up , * udT will tt ud in plaiu w raider , our BOOK FREE TO MEN ! Upon rriritc , Special ant Krroa DIM K , Seminal wtaknfM , | * niiM orrlK Ffi , Impolicy , BrpMlU , Gonorthcca , Glett , and * * I- fucele. lluomi fur patient * . AiMrvM , OMAIIi MEDICAL A SUKGICAI , IXSTITIT , or Dr. itcMenamy , Cor. 13th st. & Capitol AT..OIM3 , Neb. Medical Books or Papers Free. The proprietor of tbe Omaha Medical and Surgi cal Initltuto Hits imhll hed vuluaQlo BO. of book * unit papers upon chronic unil surgical cllsoiise and ucformlil ? * , anil tue methods ul euro vrhlcli have glvon lilmfie rcpntatluuof bulni ; tbe must skillful HI cl iucccssful ipoclallu in Hie west , nnd made tno Initltutn to cetuNrated tlmt modlclnei uroseutto nnd pntlents receltod from every state In the unliin. Among the bojlti U ono upun the dlBua-ea uf women ; ono upnnner ou < , npcclal und private ili - case of Iho Kttxual nnd urinary organs ! virlcoculo cured by eurfflrttl operation * , und ttieir lutelr Invuut * oil clump cnmprrni iup naory for iba relief and cureof varlcutele , nervoui einaiittton undtexual debility , new restorative treatment 1'a en upon BurKlcal braces , plloi , cancers , panlynis , nu. Elec tricity nnd tno ne v magnetic battfry for home u > C | catarrh nnd Inhalation , etc. Unlike inot books tflsued by doctorIreo. . they do not consist of test ! * monlala with fictitious Dimes and Initials , or rnbblsli of that kind , but nre pliln description * of dl e sea , symptoms , new di co7Crlei In medicine , surgery ami electricity , imd nro writ worth the perutnl nnd can be obtained free D ! addressing the Onialm Medi cal and furvlcal Institute , 13th street and Capitol uTcnuc. Oman * . Nebraska. OR. CHERBOURG , Cor. 18th and Dodge Sts. , Omaha , Neb. A Kogulnr Graduate in Medicine nn l Special I'riiftltUincr , Authorized to treat all Cluonlc , Nervous nnd "fepcclnl Diseases. " ( Wliothor caiisud by Imprudence , KXCCES or Contusion ) Seminal Weakness , ( nluht lnsoe ) Sexual Dobllity , ( loss of ecxmil power ) , Nerv ous Debility , lllood Disorders , etc. CurHtiluciises guaranteed or money refunded. Charges low. Thousands of eases cured. Ago and experience- are Important. All medicines especially pre pared tor each Individual ease , iVo InJiirloiiH or I'olMMioin Coin * pound * Used. No time lost from business. Patients nt n distance treated by letter and express. Modlclau sent over } w hero fico fiom ga/o or brcakngo. i\o Delay ill rillliij ; Order * . For'4 csnts In stnmp , will mall freo. all our jirlntoa lltoruture , ombntcinga"hvmplomlist" on which to got a lull lilttory of Disou ooto. , State your etiso and send for terms All wo ask Is a trial. Secrecy obsuivod either in per son or by mull.OFFICE OFFICE HOritS- 9 to 12a.m. .2 ton anil 7 to 8 ] ) . in. Sundays In cluded. Consulting room No. 4. WEAK u rlt > retc.r > iuliln rioin luiliicrellonior iOfi'cli r a lth l ISIonorh Slrfl l. . .br tll OUKAT MAU8TON TUKATMKNT. r lrj took ! free. Should bo read by Fathers andplared In tlith.mls of MADE [ STRONG tbtlrtons. _ _ J 3-Replel il7.rn7ornitl > nor mlnoto at.tnen. MARSTON REMEDY CO l9ParkPlace. New York. For all Unds of buf IncM at the New Town of Harbine Midway between Folrbury ntd ncatrlco on the C. 1C * N. It. It. Lots Vhcni > on Jasy Address C D. tKTTON , FuJrbury , DEWEY& STONE , \ m jy r y FURNITURE } fc' c < o < o # fc : fc A magniflcant display of everything useful and ornamental in the furniture- maker's art , at reasonable prices. | DR. SPINNEY , \ THE OLD 7 , $ I \ Will Open UUiiuiifeiiry at * / < \ IS. E. Corner of 13'tl ' ft \ and Dodge Sts. I < ! $ P = i LOOK FOR HIS AD , IN I THIS PAPER. ' sT 'NSixr v v sr sr s. vcnsr VTM. MO 1NTOSI1. n. F. IIODHUM , Real Estate Dealers 140 South Spring Street , LOS -ANGELES , CALfFOllXIA. Doulors In city mid country property of all doecrlptluns. ( luncrul Information to new comers freely given. SCIENTIFIC GLUCK & WILKINSON. I thii ipccincrurpoic.tr.tEor 'TTnuout , nild , ootbtr jrurrtnti of llrtctlr Ihrouf b all wifck ptrti.rtitor * fcltlnitiDtlr or wefurfvittSfiiOQ la r > * ti. nBtioverill cittcrt lt WorttcAifiper * t ho iVnden Electric Co. IG9 LaSalfc t. . Chicago DREXEL & MAUL , ( Successors to John 0. Jucotir. ) Umlcrlata and Hiilurs At the old stand , 1407 Farnatri St. Orders by telegraph solicited and promptly attended - tended to. Telephone No , f.'Kt , DRS. S. &D.DAYIES9 N | 1707 Olive St. , St. Louis , Mo. Of the Missouri State Museum of Anatomy St. Louis , Mo. , University College Hospi tal , London , Gicsen , Germany and Nevr York. Having devoted their attention SPECIALLYTO THE TREATMENT OF Nervous , ClroDic and DISEASES , More especially those arising from impur- dence , invite all so Eufl'cring to correspond without delay. Diseases of infection and contagion cured satcly anil speedily with out use of dangerous drugs. Patients whose cases have been neglected , badly treated or paonounded incurable , should not fail to write us concerning their symp toms. All letters receive immediate at * tention. JUST PUBLISHED. And will be mailed FREE to any address on receipt of one 2 cent stamp. "Practical Observations on Nervous Debility , and Physical Exhaustion , " to which is added an "Essay on Marriage , " with important chapters on Diseases of the Reproductive , ' Organs , the whole forming a valuable inedJ ical treatise which should be read by all young men , Address DRS. S. &D. DAVIESON , 1707 Olive St. , St. Louib , Mo. U. S. DKI'OSITOKY , Omalxa , Paid up Capital . $250,000 Surplus . 42,500 II.V. . Yules , President. Lewis S. Hoed , Vice-Prosldnnt. A. E. Touxnlin , 3 < ! Vicc-1'resident , W. II. S. Hughes , Cashier , miiKOToits : W. V. Morse , John S. Collins II.V. . Yatus , Lewis S. Kcoil A. E. Touzalin. HAKKINcToFFICE : THE IRON BANK Cor. 12th itnil Fiirniini Sts. 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