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About The North Platte tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1890-1894 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 26, 1894)
Beware the Street Car Strap.
New York Sun: A Pittsburger went
to his physician a few days ago com
plainin of a dull ache in his left arm.
He had never had rheumatism, but
thought his pain must come from that
malady. After describing' it, the doc
tor said: "You ride to and from your
office in the cable car, don't you?''
"Yes." "You seldom get a seat?''
"True enough," "you have formed the
habit of holding to the strap with your
left hand?" "Since you mention It, I
know that it is so. though I had not
thought of it." "That is the cause of
the pain you feel. For an hour a day,
more or less, your arm is held in an
unnatural upraised position, and it, has
begun to tell upon you. You can re
lieve the ache with this ointment which
I shall give you. but a cure can only
be effected by ceasing to support your
self by hanging to a strap.
Maine's Oh! People.
Lcwiston Journal: 'Tis hardly worth
mentioning, because none of these peo
ple are very old for Maine, but it has
been noticed this week that Sen-all
Kmery of Jtiddeford, aged Ss years,
sawed a cord of hard wood, three cuts
to the stick, in four hours one day re
cently; an SO-ycar-old lady in Temple
walks to churoh every Sunday; Mrs.
Isaac Caswell of West Hockport, OS
years old, does all her own housework,
and does it well, too; Mrs. Eliza Ward
of Troy, aged a3 years, spins nineskeins
of yarn each day: Mrs. Amy Addition
of Portland, aged IK) years, has just
finished a crazy quilt, doing the work
unas-isted by spectacles: Mrs. Clarissa
Manwell of North Hartford. TO years
old. lives all alone on a farm and does
all her work herself, and 79-year-old
Mrs. Cynthia II Young of Turner, takes
care of two cow?, and thirty hens, has
made ".".O pounds of butter since May
and taken care of an invalid laugh
ter, besides doing her housework and
cutting apples this fall.
Vlic:it as IVed for (fiw.
Tin; last quarterly report of the Ivan
sas state board of agriculture is largely
devoted to the subject of feeding wheat
to farm animals. Reports from many
farmers from different sections of the
state are all to the same general effect
as relates to the feeding wheat for milk.
Wheat is pronounced by them almost
without exception to be a ver3" superior
feed, from 10 to 50 per cent better than
corn and better in mixture than when
fed alone, as might be expected.
In the United States twenty-eigh
states and territories have given
women some form of suffrage.
Petitions are being circulated in
South Australia asking that women
be given the suffrage of both houses
Iceland, in the North Atlantic, the
Isle of Man (between England and
Ireland), and Pitcairn island, in the
South Pacific have full woman suf
frage. In the Dominion of Canada women
have municipal suffrage in every
province and also in the Northwest
territories. In Ontario they vote for
all executive officers except in the elec
tion of members of the legislature
Billiard Table, second-hand. For sale
cheap. Apply to or address, H. C. Akin-,
:11 S. l'-'th St., Omaha, Neb.
Joseph Grim of Hammonton, Pa.,
was riding along a country road re
cently on his bicycle when he was
stopped by three highwaymen. They
wanted his money, etc. lie took his
watch from his pocket, threw it sev
eral yards away, and, while the men
were scrambling for it, mounted his
wheel and escaped.
A CHRISTMAS IDYL.
printer Tourist TirketH Viu tlie Wabasl.
Are now on sa'e to sill the winter resort; of
the South, i;ood returning until June 1st.
"U5. Aio Haum.st E.ci usion Tickkts to
all oints south on excursion dates. In :nl
dition to nlvove. Kailrond and Steamship
tickets to all j oints in the United Status
mid Hriiorr.. at lowest rates. For rates,
tickets, excursion dates and full informa
tion or a opy of the Home Seekers Guide,
call at Wal ash Oflice, l."0- Fanmm street,
G. N. CLAYTON",
N. W. P. Agt, Omaha. Neb.
The Evolution of the Country Club is
discussed by Casper W. Whitney in the
December number of Harper s Maga
zine. "U e Americans do nothing by
halves." says Mr. Whitney. "Perhaps
we should enjoy life more if we did:
and the history of the country club, as
much as anything else, bears witness
to our tendency to superlative develop
ment. From having not a single
country club in the entire United States
of America twenty-live years ago. we
have in half that period evolved the
handsomest in the world."
The men not only have to set 1-ehind high
hats at the theatre, but they have to pay
A few specially pood things in Clothing
and Cloaks. rder them. Your money back
if yu want it.
:XU Newmarkets, colors black, dark blue,
brown, drab; sizes 32 to 3S. at SI. 75 each.
The-e ai e worth SS.00 to Sti.CO.
Misses Lone Cloaks, sizes S to 12 years, in
navy cardinal and deep red at one-half
Ladies Cloaks. 42 Inches Ions, black, blue,
brown and tan atSlO.OOand Si 2.50. These
are elegant garments and are old every -w
heie at Sls.ttO to S20.00.
A full line of i ur Capes. The leader a
beautiful black Conly Fur, 30 inches long at
A strictly all wool Cheviot Suit, and :
dark Gray Ca-simcre :uit. that retailed
x hree days ago for 12.50. Now SO 50.
'Our Leader" is a suit made as stylish
and well as any tailor-made garments can
be. They are cut from the best materials,
and sell everywhere at from Sls.Oo to
ur price is now Sll 50.
A genuine Columbian Melton. Kersey or
15caer Overcoat in blue, black, brown or
t xford, made wl ban eye to solid wear as
well as style, and retailed everywhere at
;I2.(0. Our price. S5.75.
Hoys' Cape Overcoats, ages 4 to 14, in
cheviots and Cassimeres, at St. 75.
ltojsl Overcoats, sizes 14 to 19 years, made
of Hrown Melton, at Sl.!5.
Catalogue and Price List free.
Write atnnre for
Omaha Stove Repair Works, 1209 Douflaa St Omaha
trust her tiny
impled hands into
jar. and shook
out a gust of sum
in ery fragrance,
though outside the
winter wind was
raging wildly, and
piling the fleecy
snow into deep
j "Don't spill the pot-pourri, my pet!"
I murmured a sweet, sad voice,
i It was Blossom's sister, blue-eyed
Mabel, who sat sewing by a dim light
and a dying lire sewing furtively on a
white dress for a cheap doll hidden
under her apron, for to-morrow would
be Christmas, and the poor gift must
go into lIossoms little red stocking
hanging yonder u ith that pathetic darn
in the tiny heel.
They were alone in the world, these
two. and Mabel was fighting the battle
of life for both, with a brave heart but
failing hope. for alas! encumbered with
the care of the 4-year-old child, there
was so little she could do to keep the
grim wolf of poverty away from the
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llTCn An eent to bndle onr SAFKTT
it quired If Htl
LAMl HOLDER. KTerj house an I
rt quired If stlf actory references are glTcn
ohaua specialty Co.. 506 I'leice st-.'Omaha-
for MEX and BOX. If TO
want to sare from C to 110 00 oo
suit writ for our new Fall
Catalogue, containing sample of cloth.
NEBRASKA CLOTHING CO.,
Cor. Utb and Douglas Sim., Omaha,
"don't simi.i. thk roT-poi i:i:i. my rirr."
Only two years ago they had been
the petted daughters of a rich mer
chant, but failing in business, he had
died of the shock, and his delicate
wife had soon followed him to the
Everything was sold to satisfy the
Of all the splendors and luxuries of
their old home nothing remained to the
orphans but the beautiful china vase of
pot-pourri of which Arthur and Mabel
haxl gathered the roses that summer
when they were betrothed.
That was almost three years ago,
now, and to-night, as the wild winter
winds shrieked through the leafless
trees, and the blinding snow whirled
along the lonely streets, little Plossom
stirred the rose leaves in the old china
jar. and with the summery gust of
spicy perfume, old memories rose to
Hood tide in Mabel's tortured heart.
Where was Arthur now when his beau
tiful young love was so lonely and
friendless in the cruel world, her slight
form too thinly clad for the wintry
cold, her cheek too wan from lack of
food? Vas he dead, or false?
Alas, they had quarreled bitterly,
the headstrong young lovers!
lut as Mabel wept so heart-brokenly
now. she thought less of their bitter
quarrel and more of their love and
happinos that golden summer when
they had gathered the roses to fill the
china jar, and kissed each other so
often beneath the bending foliage.
Later on, in winter weather, they had
quarreled, because Mabel was dis
pleased at Arthur's flirting with a cold
coquette. So the sweet idyl of love came
to a sudden end, and Arthur devotei
himself to the girls that Mabel despised
the most. She did not seem to care,
although she favored none of her other
suitors, but smiled on all alike. Her
mamma did not allow her to take ref
uge, like Arthur, in reckless flirting.
"A young girl should be as pure as a
white rosebud. The virgin dew of in
nocence should not be brushed from
her heart by idle flirtations. Let her
keep her love looks and her heart
smiles for her husband," said the wise
And therein lay the gist of the lover's
Arthur had flirted and Mabel had
taken him to task.
He was so handsome and so rich that
women kept angling for him even after
his engagement was announced, and
his easy masculine vanity soon drew
him into a coquette's toils. He looked
love into her wooing eyes and kissed
her hand because she tempted him.
He knew lie was in the wrong, but he
waxed angry at Mabel's naive lectures.
".Manima says a male ilirt is even
more despicable than a female one.and
that a truly noble man will not stoop
to pain a woman's heart merely to
gratify his sillj vanity. And an en
gaged man is almost the same as a
married man. Mamma says he has no
l'ut her timid arguments were inter
rupted hy Arthur's angry retort:
'See here, Mabel, you're beginning
to quote my mother-in-law to me too
soon, and I tell yon plainly I won't
stand it now, nor after I'm married,
"You can never marry me unless you
change your fickle ways!'' flashed Ma
bel, indignantly, and Arthur, not to be
"Very well. Miss Miller. 1 can soon
find another sweetheart as pretty as
you are. and perhaps not so jealous!"
Mabel's blue eyes flashed with anger,
and tossing her beautiful golden head,
she threw his diamond ring disdain
fully at his feet. Arthur picked it up
with a reproachful glance from his
large, dark eyes, bowed scornfully,
and went away. After that they never
spoke as they passed by.
Put. in spite of their outward pride
and alienation, they had loved too
tenderly and truly to change at heart,
and each cherished a secret hope of
reconciliation. She thought that
Arthur would repent and own his
fault: he believed that Mabel would
repent and call him back.
Put in one brief month her father
died. and the heart-broken wife quickly
followed her husband to the better
Mabel and little Plossom were left
all alone in the cold world. Piche.s
took wings, and friends forsook the
orphans. With a few dollars, and the
old china rose-jar. they removed to a
humble room they had rented in the
cottage of a poor widow. There, for a
little while. Mabel half hoped for
Arthur's coining. Surely, if he had
ever loved her. he would throw pride
to the winds and come to her now.
when she was so poor, and sad. and
Hut the long months came and went
without a sign from Arthur, and it
was more than two years now since
their angry parting. She seldom went
out. she did not read the newspapers
she was too busy and too poor so she
did not even know what had become of
her old love. He might be dead or
married married to that sweetheart
he had boasted "he could find, as pret
ty as Mabel and not so jealous."'
Mabel had tried oh. so hard! to put
fickle Arthur out of her thoughts, but.
alas, when Plossom's restless fingers
would stir the pot-pourri into perfume,
the ghost of that dead summer and
that lost love would come out from the
withered rose leaves and pull at Ma
bel's heart-strings with relentless i
While Mabel wept on her folded
hands, the restless little I51ossom".
ever intent on childish mischief, came
and leaned against her knee, abstract
ed the tiny silver thimble from her
finger, and trotted back to dabble in
the rose leaves again until she was
presently put to bed after drowsily
murmuring her baby prayer, "Now I
lay me down to sleep."
Then Mabel knelt to pray also, and
to her nightly petition she added, as
often before: 4,God bless Arthur,
wherever he may be, and give him a
happy life. Amen.'
The joyous Christmas morning
dawned with dazzling sunshine on the
bright, new fallen snow, and Blossom
was very happy with the new doll and
sugar plums in her red stocking, but
for sweet Mabel there was no Christ
mas token, although in former years
the festal season had showered her
with gifts. With deft lingers she pre
pared their simple breakfast of tea and
toast, and just as they finished eating
their laundress entered.
She was a sunny tempered old negro
woman, once Blossom's loving nurse,
and since then she had insisted on do
ing their small wash, charging only a
nominal sum, such as she knew Mabel
could afford to pay.
Blossom laughed with delight over
the big yellow orange Mammy gave
her, then the old woman opened her
neat basket and brought out the snowy
garments so daintily laundered, ex
hi Ml II I , V vn
"JIV I'KIX'IOUS JIAIIKI..
"Miss Mabel, honey, dese yere white
ap'orns uv Blossom's done wared so
threadbar". dat I torcd a snag in one
sleeve, honey. I's mighty sorry, but I
cudden" help it to sabe my life, de mus
lin is so ole and thin. But. darlin".
vou git vo" needle right oil' an" fix it
afore Blossom puts li it on. "cause
you know ef she spy dat leetle snag,
she gwine to poke her sassy leetle
thumb in it shore, and. t:ir dat liole
heap bigger in a ininnit! Ah, you
sp lit little precious." apostrophizing
Blossom, "you needn't shake dem
yaller curls at me. "cause you knows
dat yo ole brack Mainmv is tellin
de gospel truth on you! You always
wa& a doing of some mischief ebber
sence you was born, dough you do
looky like a hebbenly angel wid dem
big blue eyes an dimply cheeks!" and
she gathered the cherub to her broad
bosom in a loving hug while Mabel
sought diligently in her little work-
basket for her missing thimble.
"It is not here. How strange, for I
had it late last night." she said. Then,
a sudden memory came over her. She
added, anxiously: "lUossom. you had
sister's thimble last night. Yon took
it from my finger. Get it for me now.
that I may mend your pretty white
Blossom trotted from corner to cor
ner with a puckered brow of grave
perplexity and her rosy thumb in her
mouth, sure sign of perturbation.
Mabel and Mammy joined in the search,
diligently, but all in vain.
"Oh. dear! the little mischief, she is
always losing some of my things."
sighed Mabel, impatiently. "There
was my gold pen that went no strange
ly, my tootli brush, dozens of spools of
embroidery silks, and ever so inn ni
trifies. But she can never remember
what she did with a single thing! She
must have found a crack in the floor
or wall to poke things in. Think now.
pet. with all your might. Where did
you hide sister's thimble?"
Blossom, with her most cherubic air
of innocence, was thinking deeply, and
to some purpose this tirae.for suddenly,
with a shout of joy like an infantile
Columbus discovering a new America,
she rushed to the rose-jar.
"Indat evysing in dere!" she lisped,
joyfully, and boldly oveturned the
pot-pourri upon the floor.
Oh, the flood of sweetness, the summer-time
perfume in the wintry air as
the spices and withered roses poured in
reckless waste upon the warm carpet!
A cry of dismay rose from Mabel's lips,
but Mammy and Blossom were alreadv
on their knees scattering the fragrant
mass and bringing to light all the lost
And suddenly Mabel saw in Mam
my's fat Dlack hand a square, crea a
tinted envelope, scaled with pale-blue
wax, and on the back her own name in
Arthur's writing: Miss Mabel Lvigley
"Oh. my Lor' Almighty, dat lost let
ter! Da's whar she done hid it. dat
little mischief!"' the old woman was
half sobbing when Mabel caught it
from, her hand.
She thought at first that it was one
of Arthur's old love letters, but sud
denly she saw that the seal was un
broken, and cried, tremblingly:
"Mammy, Mammy, how came this
here? When how "' her voice
broke in a sob, and the old woman
"'Taint nothin' important, is it. Miss
Mabel, honej-? 'Cause, how. maybe
I've been wrong that I never tole you
'bout it sooner! Dot letter I'd know
it ag'in any whares kem to our house
the day of poo' mar's fun'el. darlin,
and 1 jest lay it down in you' room
a'tendin' to gib it ter yon bimeby
when you come up stairs from crying
obcr de corpse. "Pea red Ink I jest
turned round and dat letter was gone.
Blossom, she was a-stanin" close to de
fire, an" I fouht she done took en burn
it up. I"se feared you'd be mad "bout
it, so 1 neber telled you: and when de
nigger kem dat ebenin for de answer,
1 telled him thar wasn't none. Oh. dat
little mischief, she done hid it in de
rose-jar all distime!"
'Oh, Mammy. Mammy, you've
wrecked my life! 111 never forgive
you never.never!" wailed Mabel. as she
broke the seal of the dear letter whose
secret the old rose-jar had kept those
two long weary years.
And under date of two years ago.
Arthur had written in a passion of
love and remorse and tenderness:
"Mv Daiimnc. Mauei.: I was in the
wrong, from first to last. Will you
forgive me, and make up our dreadful
"I have never been happy one
moment since we parted. I will never
flirt again if you will take me back
again, my darling.
"My heart aches for you in your loss
and sorrow, my own sweet love, but I
will love you enough to make up for
everything when once you are my dar
ling wife. Plossom shall be my little
sister. Send me one word, my .Mabel,
to put me out of my misery and bid me
come to you! Your Aktiii i:."
She turned on the old black woman,
her blue eyes haggard with despair.
"The letter was from Arthur.to make
up our quarrel." she cried. "You
knew all about it. then, how we loved
each other and how we parted. But
now it is too late, forever too late!
and she fell sobbing, with her loveU
face against the withered roses of that
golden summer when she and Arthut
had been happy together.
So black Mammy, with a sob of dis
may, rushed from the room, and Ilo.s
som crouched over the scattered pot
pourri in round eyed ama.ement.
Mabel alternately kissed and wept
over the letter all day long, but in the
early gloaming she heard a manly
footstep inside the room.
'Miss Mabel, honey. I done fetch
him buck to you, darlin"." sobbed a
voice outside the door, and the girl
sprang to her feet in bewilderment.
A pair of tender arms clasped her to
a wan'p, manly breast, dark, glorious
eyes beamed love into her own. fond
lips cltuig yearningly to hers, and Ar
thur Karle breathed, with deep emo
'My precious Mabel, we must for
give Jlaminy and Klossom their share
in our long separation, for we both
have suffered so deeply that our re
union is all the more sweet and thrill
ing! No more sadness and loneliness
for us, Mabel, darling. This is the
most joyous Christmas of my life, and
to-morrow you shall be my worshiped
Christinas lifls tut Orani;e Trees
Hans Christian Andersen has given
a pretty sketch of a Christmas eve he
spent in Home sixty years ago -a ith a
party of Northmen Swedes. Nor
wegians and Danes -who found them
selves faraway at the time of the home
gathering. They celebrated the fes
tival in the Villa Porghese. amid a
beautiful grove of pines. Finding that
a fir tree, which they had wished for
their Christmas tree, was then- tot,
valuable a treasure, they procured
two large orange trees, sawn from the
roots and glowing with the golden fruit.
The party consisted of about thirty
Scandinavians, seven of whom were
ladies. Thorwaldsen and Kyslrom
were among the company. The ladies
wore wreaths of roses: the gentlemen
wreaths of ivy. When the Christmas
gifts were distributed a silver cup.
with the inscription. "Christmas Ive
in Pome, in 1ST-',. ' fell to Andersen a
love token from the three nations wp
IN all receipts for cooking
requiring a leavening agent
the ROYAL BAKING
POWDER, because it is an
absolutely pure cream of tartar
powder and of 33 per cent,
greater leavening strength than
other powders, will give the
best results. It will make the
food lighter, sweeter, of finer
flavor and more wholesome.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 106 WALL ST., NEW-YORK.
AVhoti They Meet and Tart.
An Englishman salutes his friend
with: "How do you do? Good by. j
Farewell."' Similarly the Dutch, "Yaar
wel," and the Swede. "Farvel."' A :
Frenchman says: "Bonjour! An plai- j
sir!' i. e., "de vous revoir." An Ital
ian, "Puon giorno! Addio! A rive-,
derci!" A Spaniard, 'Puenos dias! j
Adios! Hasta la vista!" (French "An
revoir!') The Turk folds his arms and !
bows his head toward the person whom
I he salutes. The Common Arab says.
"Salem aleikum" ("Peace be with '
you"). He then lays his hands on his
breast in order to show that the wish
uroceeds from the heart.
A quart of wheat contain moro nutri
ment than a bushel of cucumbers.
UN Srlinnc for Itcwiixc.
"Madam," said the occupant o: one
of the front seats in the main balcony,
turning to the lady in the enormous
hat, who sat almost directlj- behind
him, "this is a better seat than yours,
but I will take it as a favor if you will
change with me."
"I mean it, madam," he persisted.
"The man two seats behind this one
kicked me out of his office the other
day because I dunned him. I want to
get even with the scoundrel." Chicago
"Mere gratification of the appetite fa vary
likely to shorten life.
In the public schools of Frani-o -4.2 per
cent of the pupils are shortsighted.
I'oultry U l'rofltaWc.
If interested in poultry send 4r in stamps'
for our lis'Xt catalogue of Imut-utors atui
15nMlers, with useful hints. Pes Moiaes
Indicator Co , 1U2 E. Locust. Pes Moines.
Xo one has as much money as people im
Ilef inaii't.'aiilInir Ii-i with G I y ri 11 r.
T! riginnl ami only cerium-. Curs Ctmpjw lluixt
auJ Kacir, Colli sort, ,c. C. (i. Clark Co. .Unveu.Ci.
Some naturalists say tho w hide was onco
n 'ami animal and took to tho water for--safety.
Pi-os Cure is the medicine to break up
children's Coughs and Co!ds.--Mrs ii. U.
Bi-vxt, Sprague, Wash., March S, "!H.
A decapitated snail, kept in u moist place,
will in a few weeks grow anew head.
"Ilnnion'pi Itlitic Corn Slv.
Warrants) torurfor iru'iiev ivfiKnU-a. -k. your
druggist fur it. 1'rior 13 i-erits.
Nothing surprises a man more than to act
the fool at nichtand feel well tho uextday.
JCatarrh Can Not l$e Currtl
With LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as thev
can not reach tho seat of the disease. Ca
tarrh is a blood or constitutional disease,
and in order to cure it you must tnke in
ternal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure is
takeu internally, and acts dircctry on the
blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh
Curo is not a quack medicine. It was pre
scribed by ono of tho best physicians iiithis
country for years, and is a regular pre
scription. It is composed of the lest tonics
known, combined with tho bent blood puri
fiers, acting directly on the mucous sur
faces. The perfect combination of the two
ingredients is what produces such wonder
ful results in curing Catarrh, rieud for
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Props., Toledo, O.
Sold bv druggists, price Toe!
Halls Family Pills. -Sic:
Jf tho Ilaliy Cutting Teeth.
.5iiro and ue that o!.I an.i well-trie-l rcimMr. JJs
VVlsi.o 's Soothing Svuur for Children Tex-turns-
The Le--t a man can do is so poor that bn
is usually ashamed of himself.
Three Sunk and an fiirrti'l Kainliotr.
The following is taken literally word
for word from a rare copy of the
Brighton (England) Advertiser of June
G, 17'J: "A rare phenomenon is re
ported from St. Malo. llecently during
the afternoon, between the hours of !
and 5, three perfect suns were seen all
in a row above the western horizon.
The slc3' was very clear at the time, and
there was no one who saw the unusual
sight that believes it to have been a
mirage or other atmospheric illusion.
The central seemed more brilliant than
his two luminous attendants, and be
tween the three there seemed to be a
communication in the shape of waves
of light composed of all the prismatic
colors. At about tlie same time a rain
bow made its appearance at a short dis
tance above the central sun, upside
down that is to say, the two ends
pointed toward the zenith and the
bow's neck toward the horizon. "
ISettcr Kit-ry Year.
Timo was when tho "glorious rluuute
California" did not attract tourists Hut
year after year the tido of travel sets in
stronger and stronger every fall and winter
toward this favored region. There is m
climate like it on this contiueiA ior a wiu
ter resort, and the usual lino service on tho
I'nioii Pacitic System has this season been,
liroucfit to a decree of j enection which
leaves nothing to Le de.-ired.
For further information a!l ou yimr
nearest ticket agent or address
E L. LOMAX.
General Pass, and Ticket Aent.
Those who s-av thev are not conceited"-
show a vein of conceit in saying so.
no vor Exi'tcr
To Become a .Mother?"
so. th-ti permit us to
say that lir l'ierve's
tion is hulked.
1 OK I.' 1IAKKI".
iVChildbir th Easy-
SSVyby preparing the
i5'svsU ::i lor parturi-
Tho Modern Mother I
Has found that her little ones are im
proved more by the pleasant laxative. !
Syrup of Figs, when in need of the j
laxative effect of a gentle remedy than ,
by any other, and that it is more ac-1
ceptable to them. Children enjoy it '
and it benefits them. The true remedy.
Syrup of Figs, is manufactured by the j
California Fig Syrup Co. only. j
True to tlie Cause.
Some figures are given by Kansas
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, far better off than he who has to de
! pend upon wheat and corn. It is also
reasonably safe to assume that the cost
of manufacturing can readily be re
duced to S- per ton, so that the total
cost of producing the 150 pounds of
sugar now found to be obtainable from
each ton is readily reducible to S."5,
making the actual cost of the sugar
only 2 cents per pound.
tion. thus assisting Nature and shortening:
Labor." I lie painful ordeal oi chiiubirth
is robbed of its terrors, and the dangers
thereof greatly lessened, to loth mother arid .
child. The period of confinement is also
greatly shortened, the mother strengthened
and built up, and an abundant secretion. of."
nourishment for the child promoted.
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cember 13th I had a
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girl. When I was
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did not suffer any
pain, and when the
child was born I walk
ed into another room
and went to bed. I i
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never had any after pain or any othf r pain.
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child and the largest of them all. I suf
fered everything that flesh could suffer with
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seven days old when I got up and dresseri
and left my room and stayed up all day."
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Weary Watkins Oh, dat's all rig 1 1.
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A Sensible Answer.
"Everybody who does right shall be
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"I knows, sir," said a wee girl.
"And what is it to be, my child?'
"A box of candy and an orange :it
A Wise Young; Man of the East.
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Tommy That the- had a littls to
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