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CHP1THL CITY COURIBR.
OR. r L. OSWALD ON THE COURT
OF- JUDGE LYNCH.
Ml .1 'idler n a Trlluinul of t.l Appeal,
Tlip.tmita llrriiiittiilitil" Wlmilr 4'iinrl.
OrlulM uf tin MnIIii IiiiIuii l.j lull In li
ISlsi Ml Corrcupotiili'iifc )
Cincinnati, April W. -The strange fa'
lacy which Jorutny lltitliiin ilolliio n
tlio "error of mistaking the symbol lot
tho fuel" has opHisod numberless obstn
elos to tho progress or natural freedom,
Imt has only rarely conTused tlio popular
conceptions of natural Justice.
In vital emergencies tlio worship oi
ThiMnlti iitul her stately IiikIkiiIh is alviii
apt to yield to an elder instinct of the
hiiinan nilml, ami tl iifoiecin.Mit i.l
grossly iulipiltmis laws has thus often
Im'cii lialllcil liy (lionets of a tiiliunal that
nrriVAi. or vi:iiiio'h conrr.
recognizes no higher court of appeal.
Hiituun beings, enjoying the mo of their
nison nml tho advantages of co-opera-(ion,
will not put up with injustice so
long us they can get justice liy methods
of (heir own. Tho only way to counter
act that tendency toudlcia'l self help is
tho plan adopted liy tho sultan of Mo
rocco, who limits political malcontents
like wild hoists, and by obliging them to
devote nil their energies to the problem
of Mirvlval leavcH them no chance to in
terfere with his peculiar system of ad
ministration. Hut tlio tlrst breathing spell of such
outlaws results in conspiracies, and nei
ther the ingenuity or Hgyptiuu priest
kings nor the truculenco of niedhi'val
lessts could piovent reaction against
thonbusoor this power. When the social
order of Spain was suhverted liy tho ter
ror of tho Moorish anus, robber castles
nprntig up liho fungi on tlio hills or tho
peninsula, and tho plunder stored ls
hind their thick walls euahled tlieir pro
prietors to revel in luxury, while indus
trious mechanics had to eat hread of
noliras tho uwconllurs of tlio Hour mills
and in many cases had to sell their half
grown cnuiircn to suvo tlietr iniunts
The ramparts or thorohhor strongholds
delicti tho wrath or tho king. A sharoof
their hooty purchased tho connivance of
tho Moors nml hiascd tho decision or tlio
courts, lint tho verdict or (he vox
iKipuli could not ho thus silenced, and in
l'J.Vln troopof Arngon hidalgos, leturn
ing from a Hiicccssful surprise or a mer
chant convoy, wero in their turn sur
prised to see !M or their colleagues dan
gling from a crossroad tree. A now
lower had appt'ared on tho isditlcal
stage of tho iM'uiiiMila. Tho Santa Her
mandad, which for a twelvemonth had
gathered and organized its forces in ab
solute secrecy, had eelohrated its secot.d
hirthday hy a mcinoriihlo assertion of its
lK)wcr, mid henceforth highway robbery
ceased to rank with what our life insur
ance companies term "medium Mifu em
ployments." Tho Vohniic courts of northern Ger
many, too. made feudal desalts treinhlo
in their strongholds, and ahout tho mid
tlio of tho fourteenth century had ex
tcndetl their intluenco all over central
Europe till oven princes hesitated to defy
tho summons of tho Frio Urar, tho drca 1
grand master of tho secret hrotherhood.
For thoroughness of organization and
success tho Yehmio courts form a phe
nomenon unparalleled in tho history of
tho human raco unless we shall except
tho portent of tho French revolution,
when a wholo nation upheaved its upper
strata in a desperato apjieal to tho ar
bitrament of fundamental facts
Those oruclaa that set the world attuiue.
Nor rinsed to burn till kliiKilumswcru no more,
though tho Sicilian Muila at ono jioriod
of its development is said to havo at
tained n momlHirship of o5,000 "regu
lars," with a largo reservo fureo of nov
ices and accoptahlo candidates. In its
struggle against tho representatives of
tho government that remarkable organ
ization at last becaiuo identified with tho
principle of lawlessness, but owed its
first success undoubtedly to its crus..des
against official tyrants and seuiifeudal
oppressors of tho poor.
In our own country tho namo of "lynch
law" has been applied to threo widely
different modes of doviatiou rrom tho
regular forms of justice. On tho thinly
settled frontiers mobs of indignant pio
neers merely anticlmtetl tho establish
ment of less informal though not always
more impartial courts. Their extern
porato committees wero bribo proof, ua
fiar proof, und their abhorrenco of petti
fogging chicanery was equaled only by
their contempt of conventional forms, as
during that memorable, convention of tho
California Regulators (or "Vigilantes,"
as their Spuuish-American colleagues
called them) when two of tho principal
orators engaged in a friendly boxing
match to settlo tho question of forensic
In tho midst of tho dellliorntions a for
eign spectator noticed an individual
standing a little apart from tho center of
at traction and utilizing his modicum of
elbow room to twirl a cigarette. "Whom
are they going to hang anyhow, sir?"
asked tho foreigner. "Got a match, part
ner?" inquired tho man witli tho ciga
rette. "Thanks." And then, as if inci
dentally -everting to tlio original quos-1
tlon: " '. om aro thoy gouci to choke,
jou say Well, stranger, I ought toi
know. If 1 ain't much mistaken, itV
Tim Whlto Cap nutravM had an mi
tircly different origin. They were vurl-,
oii-dy iiHcrlls'd to a reaction against linl-1
uresof justico and to tho Inti lilies of
nativiHts("Kiiiw Nothings "), but a j oung
fellow or Shelby county, Itul., let llm
true cat out of the hag when heoonrossoii
that "liuiitiug and fishing aro ni;hty
near played out hereabouts; no clr in
been loiind here those last two yeirs,
so the bovs couldn't stand it nolonmr.
Z:Z"y ?2 I?1 "'' " """ ""' m '
I it .. , .
Willi lllll 'Itlllll
The raids or tho masked night ridois
wero a leactiou against a lailuro not
or justice, but or moral jurisprudence, in
pros tiling iiomo suitable Miilwtituto for
the i unit HjMUlHof primitive Hoosierilom
when llm woods abounded with coons
and deer and the Htieams with fish. A
handful of spidcts impilsoued without a
supply or Hies will soon tackle each oth
er, and the sport Tarnished descendants
of Dillllrl Ituono iehleil lt (h,, ,.iiii,i
tion or hunting tin ir rllow men.
much mom ominous nhasn or hull
sums which -a meiii sparK may Kinille
into ile airing tlaines, and which in heir
revolt against resistance may at any mo
ment shake the foiindat ions or our social
system," to use the words ohi representa
tive southern politician.
No change in the blaws or ethics will
indeed over obviate the asset I Ion of that
poi teutons power, and no plea against
extremes or individual sullering has ever
prevailed against tho dissisltion to en
force the vindication or principles sup
posed to involve tho welfare of tho com
munity. Tho Itotuau tc public at tho
very time when it protected tho small
communities of tho upper Alps in tlioen
joyment of their municipal freedom sanc
tioned tho utter demolition of tlio only
city whoso prestige could endanger that
or its conquerors, and Charleinagne, tho
champion or civilization, ordered thoc.x
ecution or 1,000 Saxon noblemen whoso
heroism had imperiled the success or his
mission or culture. Dread and the sense
or public duty rather than the wanton
lovo or cruelty steeled the arm or the
Spartan patriot against the icbellions
Helot and tho heart of the inquisitor
against tlio appeals or his victims
The scene or tlio Texas auto da re is a
town rather conspicuous lor imrffurMii j
behalf ot temperance, charitv mid hu
mauo education, but the victim of its
wrath represented the most odious typo
of a raco wIiomi possible usurpation cf
power tho ct coles havo come toussoeiato
with tin ruin or Caucasian civilization.
iiesiiies, mscriinowas one that ins never
Ih'cu condoned even in communities that
Hriuit political orators and rival lovers
to spico their controversies with pistol
balls. Tho frequency or that crime,
moreover, has too clearly demonstrated
tho inadequacy or legislative safeguards.
Its perH'trators havo too often contrived
to take refuge behind legal quibbles, and
ItKni'LATOIW AT WOUK.
In some of its phases tho explosion of
popular fury indicated the Tihnte force
of the primitive vendetta instinct in its
revolt against iieduutry masquerading in
tho guiso of justice. F. L. Oswald.
(iimil Ni' rrom .smith pultuto.
Aui:iti)KKN, S. D., April CO. 1 havo
siH'iit some little timo in traveling
through North and South Dakota recent
ly, and I nm strongly impressed with tho
changes that havo taken place since 1885.
At that timo tho Dakota wero beginning
to feel tho depression following tho
years of "boom" nml inflation incident
to tho completion of the Northern Pacific
road In tho north and the rapid immigra
tion in tho south. There was no crash
and little distress, but tho influx of popu
lation to a country suited to agriculture,
but witli scarcely the scratch of a plan
on hundreds of square miles of its broad
level lauds, demanded capital, and tho
many young men who had como west
with little but brain, muscle und energy
wero forced to look oWwhero for em
ployment. The South Dakota of today is on a
much more substantial footing than in
tho days of glistening promises and wild
eyed booms. Irrigation in some parts
and tho certainty of more regular crops
will make her a healthy state. Tho new
ly ojienetl lands of the Sioux reservation
beyond tho Missouri river make room for
a Inrgo imputation, but South Dakota is
by no means putting forward tho temj
tations of former years to induce immi
gration. Sho wants capital and offers
safe investment and fair returns for it.
Tho Dakota of the early eighties was an
uncultivated plain, the parad-.so of tho
real estate speculator and tho boom
shark. Two things work tho dillercuco
in the Dakota of tho early nineties viz,
tlio disappearance of tlio 'J iwr cent a
month "investment companies ' and the
increase in the acreage of j
CliARi.r.s IIass.com Gkvv. :
ill se r help has now and then alarmed .. ,. , WH (l ,,,,,.,,,,.,,
l.iconservatiNocltiensor our southern .ey would not icpeat should another
sine sates. Kvens like ho auto da ., tHlf ,,., , '.
, of I'mis.' p..and lliosulMipien race ,,,!, ,, (hat'tlielour vearsspentin Wash-
tiotsor southern Mississippi iinddeor- i i i ii.. i... '..
,. ........! H i" i.. .. iiiKiwn Mini' tiiiiiaiiv neen lour VCIIIS
ii luiiiii mi' i-iiii'iu-i in iiui'iii iias ,
10 LIKE THE FAMED
Midler t tilliniiii Vliim Unit Hrlug
Limit if .Minify nml I'l iri n Willi it tl i
Dry Kill Nlilih 1'nrlilil lli'i'iipurutluii.
Nut mm liiiii'jlniiiy I'll inn-.
WAHiiiNino.N, April CO. Just not
many thotiundit or people throughout
thoeountr) aro eagerly seeking govern
ment iiiiieos in witsninmon. it Is n
tliiiiill-HH task to give advice, but us an
exK'rienccd observer or social and of
llclal lire in this city I leel it my dut to
warn my irleinls who may read this 'let
ter against making the iiiislul.ii or tlieir
lives. It is a mistake to seek office in
Washington, a greater mistake to siu
Cecil und to come here to hold olllce,
Sincii I came to this Htv I have hccii two
changes ol ailiuiuistiatiou, each change
throwing out or public position a large
number or men. Many or these have
been personally known to me, mid al
most without exception they havo nald,
wasted, except that the
experience as to what to
avoid in the
Considered purely from the financial
ulamlpoiiit or that of piogressin nun's
profession or business, olllceholding, par
ticularly olllceholdlng that takes ono
away from home, Is a misfortune The
salaries paid government officials hero
look huge and inviting mi paper. At a
distance they aie qiiitnenchanting. lean
seo how one living in a country town
might envy theiuan who coi.ici to Wash
ington to take a governn'i 'lit jsist at a
salary or iJ'.I.OOO, $1,000 or $1,500 a year.
Theto me very Tow places here which pay
more than this. Members or congresa get
only $0,000 a year mid ure able to spend
one-hull' their time at home attending to
private business. They do not find it
absolutely necessary to transfer their
domestic establishments to this city. Hut
even nienibe-s of congress generally find
ofllceholding a poor investment. Not one
in a doyen of them saves money, and the
majority upend nunc than they earn.
Much less fimiruhlo is tho positio-i of
the mail who takes an executive position
at some such salary as that which I have
spoken or. What N'oinod i o largo to him
back in the states dwindles into a mere
pittance when he conies hero to earn
draw and to spend it. Take as a con
venient example thoca.io of a man who
is lucky enough, as ho thinks, to get a
1,000 place. Ho is indeed lucky to get
so good a place, if a place he must take,
for these are the prizes of olllceholding,
and those who start out lor them gener
ally accept .000, C.50l) or .:i,000 postn
in the end. Accustomed to tho cheaper
living expenses which aro sufficient at
his home, tho new olllcial imagines he
must and may easily live in good style at I
Washington. He has eojno down hero
to ho a part of tho great government.
Ho has been honored by the appoint
ment, and having become a man of im
portanco ho wants to live in style befit
ting his station. This is a laud'ablo mu
nition and an entirely natural one under
Accordingly tho new official and his
wife start house liuntiu; . They have
their snug little homo in the country
and do not euro to furnish up another
abode. So they conclude they will rent
a furnished house. The first ono they
enter suits them exactly. It is elegant,
roomy, prettily situated, comfortable.
They practically decide to lake it, but
the price takes tlieir breath away when
they hear it .'50 a month. "Wo don't
want to buy your house, only to rent it,"
exclaims tho official to tho agent. Then
they look at some moro modest houses.
Tin prices range from ijaiOO a mouth
lowu V 150. Thoso which rent at tho
hitter firieo tiro-not very desirablo.. Hut
own ono of these takes for rent alono
more than one-third of the salary.
Tho wife being of a practical' turn.of
mind concludes that furnished Iioufcs
are not economical; that too much i-i be
ing paid for furniture, mid that it would
bo better to rent a house and furnish it
themselves, Ono in finally found at a
rental of $80 a month, anil this is far
from the elegant and fashionable struc
ture they had desired. Tho wife had
planned to do a good deal of entertaining
for tho glitter of Washington society
had caught her imagination and there
fore a house with spacious parlors was
on her programme. The $S0 house is only
tolerable, but thoy take it an n matter of
necessity, though witli great reluctance.
Now it must bo furnished. Here again
their cjutltrd iih'jts havo to lie modified.
It chances they have had an opjKirtunity
to set foot within some of tho tine house's
of the city, and as they are to be in soci
ety thoy naturally desire to live amid
elegant and creditable surroundings.
1 Ueforo signing the lease for the house
I they go to the furniture store mid get an
estimate on the furnishings. After hav
ing eliminated Turkish rugs, cxjiensive
' hangings and all that sort of thing, tliev
; find that fJ.bOO is tho best they can do,
J and many articles the wire alono per
I ceives how many aro still lacking. Witli
this condition before them this condi
tion instead of the theory on which they
had started out they find there is lint
one thing to do, mid this is to abandon
tho house idea altogether and board. It
will never do, they conclude, to give up
for rent and fcrniture alono all their sal
ary for a year, for they know too well
that when through with the furniture
they can never hell it formoie than a
third of its cost.
Now they go to look for a place to
board. Tliey have children, and of course
tho children are to como on. Tho eldest
daughter is to havo a glimpse of Wash
ington society. Tho mother is intensely
ambitious for her. A pictty sunt has
been spent on her education, musical
and otherwise, mid there aro Mich great
.possibilities in Washington hociety for a
pretty and accomplished girl that she v
limply must have a chance Thcrcforo i
- ' ill. .. . . ... i.l... 1 .1
it is decided tin family must board at a
I fashionable ilat -. On inquiry they tie
! cide tlnjt the Ar.jo or some such hotel is
the pi ci'. Ye , t.ie landlord can take
elegant care of tliein, He has just tho
suite they want. Plenty or room, good
light , eli iintly fmiiii lied, hath or courso
and all the comforts. The price? "Let
me see. Threo adults, two largo chil
dren, ono diiid, a iiiaid. You want a
suite of foi i tooins, with board. Mix
hundred dollars a month." "That seems
very icasonchle," navs tho now official,
"mid we'll think about it. Wo want to
look a littlelurthcr." As a parting shot
tho landlord offers tocomedowu to$550,
but this doesn't tempt into mi immedi
ate acceptance. When he gets outside,
tho olllcial heaves a sigh and says to hl:i
wire: "Does ho take me for a millionaire
Our salary is only $i:i:i !i:iu mouth. They
might leave us a dollar or two for car
Less indentions and cheaper places
aro sought. Prices range finni Q500n
month down to if loo. i:entlil will not
do for obvious reasons, and finally thu
new official and his wile take looms in
what is known us a coiiiiik ii boarding
house a good and comfortable enough
place, hut not stylish or fashionable at
all ami almost u deathblow to tho social
ambitions of its occupants and pay
therefor$C(MI n month. Neither the looms
nor the fine is what they wanted. Tho
family miss many of thocoinfoitsof lifo
to which they had been accustomed in
tlieir own home. They mo tlnown ii.to
the society of people they don't care to
meet, but must be polite in order to
avoid trouble. The children have no
yard to play in. The pallors are stulTy
and fiequenleil by fliity, ill niannered
persons of both sexes, and the father ami
mother chafo amid such surroundings
Tor tlieir eldest daughter and the other
The dream or social conquest m Wa ill
ington, even or social enjovment, is
rudely dispelled. Faded am the visions
or a fine establishment, a cmriage ami
pair, a pony for the cliildteu, of hand
some gowns mid many admirers Tor the
eldest daughter. When the comforts of
lire aro hard to get.it is time to stop
talking about the luxuries. Pinch and
scrape mid nianago as they will, the offi
cial and his wire find it impossible to
make both mos meet. The bundled ami
odd dollars per mouth left out of the
salary allonln little latitude for dress,
doctor's bills, amusements und the thou
sand and one exiM'iises or a fmnih. A
carriage ride would mean bankruptcy
ror the week. Mother and rather wear
out all their old clothes. The new olll
cial gives up smoking and very rarely
takes n drink. He declines invitation's
to join n club or two und avoids tlie so
ciety of tlio very men whose acquaint
unco ho had expected to cultivate, be
cause ho icali.es he cannot go at then
After a few mouths of this sort of life,
in which they run behind week aftet
week and find it necessary to draw on
tho little income they have irointhur
property or business at home, the family
bundles up mid goes back to the little
country town to make as good a face of
it us they can before tho inquisitive
neighbors. They aro in lovo with Wash
ington, of course, and have had a jier
fectly lovely time and enjoyed tin society
m much, witli emphasis on the . o," but
tho children need the school at home, and
the climate did not agree with Aiubelhi.
They will go bade in the fall when
Washington is lixely again. When fall
comes, Arabella goe-i back to stav for a
time witli her lather, but theother mem-,
hers of the family remain ut home and
economize in order to give Arabella a
And how does the husband ami father,
the new official, rare all this time? Not
very well. It - hard to be cut oft from
tho society of his family. Ho has never
tried that lief ore mid doesn't like it. Ht
wants tlio boys, and tlio baby, mid the
mother by his side. Besides, the work is
anything but fascinating. Not too hard,
it is humdrum mid routine. It calls for
no enthusiasm; it presents no stimulus
for energy or ambition. He soon realizes
ho is a mere part, and n small pari at
that, of a great machine. In the town
whence he came ho is lookodup to as u
man of some importance, and the folks
ut homo take genuine satisfaction in the
envy of tlieir neighbors and this isu lit
tle consolation but in Washington the
new olllcial quickly peiceives he is veiy
small potatoes and not many to the hill,
and this hurts his pride.
Ho has not wived a cent out of what at
first seemed to be such a splendid salary.
On the contrary, he has incurred a large
debt. To tide over ho sold the house or
other property at homo and must now
race the world practically where ho
raced it when ho was a young man. Ho
must begin life over again. Ho has lost
hii law practice or his business at home.
In many ways he has lost status. Com
petition is keen in thin world, and tho
man who steps aside from a given field
oven for four yearn need not expect to
return at tho end of that time and find
his phico unoccupied. But this is not
half m serious as tlio chango that has
come to tho man himself. He has de
teriorated in strength, spirit and energy.
Ho is no longer fit for conquest. The
odds aie that ho will never again be tlio
man he was.
Tliis is not an imaginary picture. If I
choso to do to, I could describe not ono
hut a score of Mich ciim's, giving names
und other particulars. Of course therr
aio exceptions, cases in which office
holding leads to valuable connections,
business or professional. But these are
mre. The rule is that olllceholding
brings immediate loss or money and
place mid the worse dry rot that forbids
recuiM-ratioa. Wai.iku Wo.i.man.
A I'm Uil I.lfi, Mm,,
Lieutenant Brunei of Dieppe in 1871
introduced a iocket life saving appa
ratus, of which over !l,500 aro now in
nse in France, where they save on an
tverago C85 lives annually. Tho appa
ratus consists of a small wooden float
witli UK) feet of stout cord wound about
t. One end of the cord is attached to a
uuall but efficient grapnel armed with
'our small hooks. The whole thing
weighs only five ounce and can be told
it a profit for half a dollar
UIiiii ln llriinl (lie Tails In tlio Cms IT
1'ulil III lllll.
"Put down room W to lie called in time
fortlHi-li.'Ut train hi the morning," he Bald
m he leaned giaccfullj ocr toward the
night clerk of an Arizona hotel.
"Case of life and death?" Inquired the
'Why, no, but 1 want to go to Dent er be
"Hniln't you better wait for tho U-UO
"What Nit to youf"
"Nothing bitt tho excitement and muss,
mid I hlnill probably Imve to testify at the
"I-1 don't exactly catch on."
"Come up stairs, please."
When they hud aseeiiiletl to the (list
sleeping Moor, the clerk continued:
"This N iooiii'JS, im joii hir, Theiearc
Ile bullet holes in the door. Man Inhere
lust vok wanted to be called for that early
train. Itoom ,'IS hns 'ieen bullet holes,
but those stand for two men. This new
piece in the tarpet licie Is u heron man fell
ami bled to death Down hero"
"Hut who kills otr the guests?" asked
"Oh, theother guests. h soon as the
nigger tomes ami knocks and bawls out,
Colonel Shaw, who has ,TJ, reaches for hi
shotgun. Over In CO. Judge Ilcntcns slips
out with his retolwi. Major Brooks, who
Is in id, nlwiijseoiucsluagood third with
a ileiringer, ami the lest of the fellows
along the hall nronlwavs more or less well
"Did I say call mo for tlio -tillO tialiif"
quel led (lie tniM'ler.
"Well, never mind. I'll pay mj bill and
nciMt out inside, of I hi en minutes."
And he did Texas Slftings.
Tim Murli I'linnt.
"Walk right In, Mr .lohiislng Am till
ready fo' tie g.mu;."
"W dean Mem to have do right kvnrds '
it do right t line, dm s i rv"
Patiot ticLon terde minor behind cr.
Land's sake! V.t dnt nln't s-.-in'-
Honesty mu do best policy. Seer
Suffering Customer Ilawi jou anything
that will cure neuralgia
Druggist Xo, sir.
Customer (with fervor) tiive me your
hand! It's some compensation for 17 jears
of misery that I've found one honest' man
at lustl Chicago Tribune.
A yoi'nllon until t.
"I can always tell what a man eats hj
Itmklnu nt him," said .Jiuley.
"Well, what do I eat" said Hawkins.
"Judging from jour seedy appearance 1
should s.iy seeds," said .farley. Harper't
Miut Ilo Kline.
"Oh, don't I" and "You mustn't!" she cried
as her cheek flushed rosily ml.
"It's a matter" (his arm gripped her side)
"of pressing lniportuiite,"hos:iid. Chicago
I'lt-toi-il 1 1 Int.
Hu Don't you adiuiiu Miss Hipp's com
plexion Shu Oh, immensely. I'm a grent Iove
Sf nrt, you know. Club.
Tlit re wnsii innn iiuincil Petur I'oLt
VV lioi' taste was vet) bad,
Hu bmulit n pin:i'uiis ni'tUlo once
Wlilcli iniiili) bin f i lends nil nnd.
Hu nuni tills iitchtlooui onoiluy
There v. iih u bull, vv liobe prcsem tbera
No good o him did lxlo.
Now when lluil bull beheld Hint tlo
Did bo null iiniiwnre.
And did bo li ipini IVnr I'oku
lllu'lit up Into the ah
Ob, no. When he nw 1'iler PoUe,
Hu lifted up liii!iend,
Uul w hen hu can dt Win of Hint lie
Hofclinply ilioppcd do . nib id.
iom riubnoa 1 1 t ife.
$3 Worth of Hood's
Cured When Othors Failed
Salt Rheum or Psoriasis-Sever
Mr. A. if. JJfcC'ouii
"In 1870 I Ii ut mi dilution iiiMiiuriiiiiny left
leg ii ul nrin. Sometimes It uoultl ulrcr.itn ami
on lU'ooimt of It 1 w.Tiim.ilil-'t iwork a Kfe.it
ileal ut tlm time. 1 li.nl seu-n iloetors ex.'imlmi
mill trrat mo w Itliotit iiiccosh. .Some ealteil It ino
raiH, soinu tT7iMn. sumo salt llieina unit ono
knowing one rnlli'il It pr.iti lo It Ii. .l thu doc
tors In tlio count) li.i a (rl il Imt none ilhl mu ;i
p.irtlvlu of pood. I spent all my sp.iro money
trying to get lellof. l-'luullv I n.u ih'mii.hIpiI to
try Hood's S n .ap.irlll.i. Aftir using one and
nlialf hottles 1 saw tlm Iicneiit. I Imwt now
I received moro benefit from tlireo iloll.m'
worth of HoolN Siriiipuilli tliei from tho
linndieiN of doll.irt paid for advice and other
ineillvlip. Any one siiirurl'igfiomsMn trouldu
will surely gut icllcf In flood's Niri.ip.irllU"
N. .1. .McCot n, KIii:,mIc, Iowa.
Wo Know This to Do Truo
"Wo know Mr. X. .1. McCuiin; saw hii leg
nnd in ci iiefore t,ihii Hood's mi i ip.irlll.i mid
kniiwIiow.Mtcriltilyalllicted, now he H cured."
"I". II 1IVNKS, DrilgHlst, "l. . Ol.TMA.V.V,
"J. P. (l.vsc.vu, "It. li. i:ia.is.
"('. ('. r.viiri a, Klngslev, Iowa.
Hood's Plllo nre tlio he.t utter-illniier I'ilU,
asilsl digestion, cure headache. Try a box.
Pure, DeliciGU) a:d Refreshing.
Wo huvo the finest and best cqippcil
Soda Fountain in the cits.
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N. V Cor lit i anil X SU
During IMKt TIIK Sl'X will be of
suriM-sillLr t'M'nlli'iii'o. nml ulll iii'lm
luoirnevvs nml mine puio literiuilio
than over before in it- history.
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Price .Vticop.v, by mail if:! a voar
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m inc Home plain enable the
Lincoln Gas CoJ
,to (urnjsli the verv linct gas at tlie
ruiHi-M iigiircs oii.unanic ainwheie inl
kine uiutio Man uiidi't siniil.ii ecni
rtici lias is snltt at the evn . illi.K '
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