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Mesteaa KolilUrt Can't Gam M. J
The minister of war of Mexico bat
restricted the number of gambling
hotiHf-s In this city, anl the officers ar
warned that If caught In one of th
rstahll-hnientH they will be dismissed
from the army.
On a Ilnblla Woolsack
Juatlre Martin J. Keogh, of the su
preme court of New York, visited the
Kiur Courts. Iityin, the other clay,
ami for Rome time occupied a neat on
the bench In nisi prlua court No. 1
with Justice HurbJn.
New York Hotels i;
One Equals Town of Three-Thousand Poople 'U
Ilea I.tl la Thrtt Centuries.
Another of th three-century cen
tcnarians, who Is quite ready for her
obituary, is Mrs. Elizabeth Hunt, of
UrokIyn. who, by the record in tho
family lllblo, was born 101 yearn ag
Saturday, arid though her fcight and
memory are failing, she la out every
day and her delight is taking trolley
UhT They Called II lm Mary.
Two young I'hlladelphlans, who
were introduced to each other by a
friend of both the other day. scrutin
ized each other closely, and then one
t.f them xald: "I think I used to know
you. IMdn't we Fall toRother on the
schonltihip Saratoga about twelve
years ago?" "Yea, I remember you
very well now." replied the other.
"You weren't as tough as the rest of
us. We thought you were a dude.
We called you Mary, didn't we?" "Yea;
I remember the nickname perfectly."
-Why ilid they call you Mary?" ask
ed the mutual friend. "To the best of
my recollection," paid the young man
who had b-en so named, "it was be
cause I used a tooth brush!" The
two former shipmates laughed heartily
as they recalled the old, careless days.
Th secret of ignorance is not to
know your lack of wisdom.
Mr. flfadtson's Case.
To! City. Ia.. Oct. 14:h. For over
ten years Mr.. E lzab th I. Madison,
a respected lady of this place has suf
fered most Bovercly with Kidney
trouble complicated with derange
ments of the bwcls and liver. Kheu
mstlrm another paln.'ul result of da
ranged Kidneys add:d Its tortures to
her burden of pain.
Treatments acd me ilclnes without
number were tried; physicians a!so
exhausted their skill, but all to no
At this stage of the c s? a treat
ment of D-d.l's Kidney P.lls was re
orted to ami the results were simply
miracuioud, from the very first box an
Improvement w-s net'eed and tho
rontlnueJ trca'.mtnt resulted la a
This remaikab'e cure created a da
elded sen.-atlon In the neighborhood
because of the complications of the
case a3 well as Its severity and appar
Upon Investigation Dodd's Kidney
nils are found to be the only remedy
that has ever cured Bright' Disease.
Mabetes or Dronsv and these hitherto
jicurable diseases are readily con
Veered by this remarkable remedy.
very plain, intellectual woman Is
the least bit envious of a band
PI bo's Cure cannot bo too highly spoken of M
coiarh cure. J. V. O Huie.n. 3VJ TLird Atcl.
H., MInucaplia. Minn., Jaa. 6. IMX
If one of New York's big modern
hotels could be vhlsked to the country
git IlliaftU lUliJIUllUil 'J v
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woiiiu ie a moaei proprietary town 01
about 3.000 Inhabitants. One-half of
these Inhabitants would work, In re
lays night and day for the comfort
and entertainment of the other half,
whose obligation would be the pay
ment of the bills, which, in the ag
gregate, would represent In addition
to the runnlns expenses and perhaps
JSuO.OOu a year sot aside for the pro
prietor's profits, the interest on $15,
000.000 Invested in land, buildings and
furnishings. Many cities cannot mus
ter a tax list of $13,000,000, so that this
town would be conspicuous above all
others for wealth and In completeness
of the details that make the material
side of life a Joy It would be unrivaled.
Some of Its houses would be con
structed for one family exclusively,
and others would be arranged in single
rooms and In suites. All would be fur
nished in the most luxurious fashion.
In the central warhouse of the town's
steward would be found a greater as
sortment of supplies for the cuisine
than in any public market in the
world. There would be a row of cook
shops, each devoted to the prepara
tion of a special course, ranging from
the soups and entrees and roasts to
the pastries and coffee. There would
be half a dozen big banquet rooms and
ballrooms, several music rooms and a
well-appointed theater or two. The
town would have, of course, a tele
graph office, a complete telephone sys
tem and some means of rapid transit
to every house. Enormous boilers
would supply the heat, and an electric
light plant would furnish the Illumina
tion. There would be an Ice plant
large enough to manufacture fifty tons
a day. There would be silversmith,
blacksmith and tinsmith shops, elec
trical repair and machine shops, flor
ists, hairdressing rooms for men and
women, Turkish baths, upholstery and
furniture shops, decorators and seam
stresses, a 6team laundry, a mesaengei
service, a printing oCDce, a wine cel
lar, with half a million dollars worth
of choice vintages, and a clubhoust
with billiard and reading rooms and
cafes. The town would be policed da
and night by a dozen private detec
tives, and it would have a well-trained
fire department. There would be a
bank, ever who&e counters would pass
millions of dollars each year, and o
central executive oRlce with scores ol
clerks and bookkeepers and auditors.
The proprietor of this town would as
sume all the housekeeping cares of
hi3 1,500 tenants, and many of his 1,590
employes. He would provide amuse
ments and act as the court cf- last
resort. It would seem as if the man
who was rash enough to attempt the
management of such a town, staking
his fortune on the issue, must neces
sarily fall; but as a fair Illustration it
is not overdrawn. Its parallel Is
found in a compact form, with no fea
tures missing and many added, in the
modern big hotel that has reached the
highest development in New York.
Iloom Tonnl Learn Wisdom.
The problem of the Western town
now is to make amends for the past
and to build up a substantial and per
manent prosperity that shall make val
ues steady and the future assured. A
few years ago the rivalry was for a
surplus; now it is for a mere suffi
ciency. In the early days were started
too many lodges, too many churches,
too rr.any stores, too many newspapers.
Now it Is not difficult and indeed it is
common, for the merchants to agree tc
support only two of three papers to a
town of 3000 population or more,
where formerly tnere were five or six.
The problem of church consolidation 1?
receiving attention. New York Post.
Odd Plan Being Carried
Out in Nurseries of
Don't meet trouble half way; it
isn't worth the trouble.
IT the .est. Tht why they buy Red
Croxa Ball Blue. At leading grocer, 5 cents.
The apologist for good is ready to
Vn. Wlndlowe Soothtn Syr?
tor chV.dM tw!ttn. soften the srun, reduce lr
limmuluD, pa.n.caro wind colic 3ie e buttle.
Self-denial is ths spinal column of
Millions of sufferers use Wizard Oil
for pain every year and call it blessed.
Ask the druggist, he knows.
The new heart helps us to put off
the old man.
, ware of oiutmtnti for Catarrh That
mercury 1111 surely destroy the sense of
smell end completely deramre the whole H.rstcm
when enterinit it through the mucous rut faces.
5uch articles should never be used except oa
prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the
damaK th-y will do is tenfold to the rood you
can possibly Ue rive from them. Hall Catarrh.
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney &, Co..
Toledo. O.. contains no mercury, and is taken
Internally, actinic directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of the system. In buying
Hall s Catarrh Cure be sure you (ret the genuine.
It Is taken internally, and made in Toledo. Ohio
by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free. 3ol4
by Pruffirtsts. price 75c per bottle.
Hall a Family Pills are the best.
"When the soul is on fire lis dross
will Quickly be consumed.
ITf rmuwal'r CiiM. !rot ornerwMTWsiaft
SJ-l ! -t fr. lln Ureal Xer Ktrtorer.
i..r FHEK 2.M trial bot. and traMIM
SavB. U. kul. Ud.. Ml Area St.. 1 aildeUh-, fa,
Self-conceit is the mainspring of a
I0 TOCR CLOTHES LOOK YELLOW?
Thn use Penance Starch, tt will keep
them white 1 ex. for 10 cent.
Ready-made advice very seldom fits.
2 WOMAN AND CHILD
a who suffers from
It Cenquers Pain, acts like
marfc. and has no equal oo
earth as a pain killer.
Price, 25c and 50c
SOLD BT ALL DEALERS CI MEDICI KZ.
S'l ' CUHiVwhuf ALT tlii AAS."
I I Best t ouiib Myrop. Taatea Good. Dae I I
I.I In time. !old by f-imimta. I I
In the homes of many practical
mothers a plan is being carried out
that Is said to have started ia the
nurseries of England. There is found
upon the wall a large card, measuring
perhaps two by three feet. At the top
of the card are written the name and
address of the nearest doctor, or the
one to be called, in case of accident.
Beneath are the words: "What to do,
and how to do it." Then there are a
list of the accidents that are liable
to happen to children, and the remedy
for each. Bite3, and swallowed but
tons, bleeding nose, burns, convulsions,
bruises, sprain:., and poisons, with the
ever dreaded croup, are all provided
for; and in a box beneath the card
are kept absorbent cotton, court plas
ter, lint, arnica and various necessar
ies that are only to be us in case
of accident. When general chaos
reigns, and even the most intelligent
have lost their wits, this card is in
valuable. To be able to read and un
derstand it, might be one of the tests
used in engaging a nurse maid. Print
ed cards are more easily read than
those that arc written, and one ener
getic mother who believes in living up
to her knowledge, after carefully pre
paring one of these cards and sub
mitting It to a well known physician,
had a number of duplicates printed for
distribution in the nurseries of her
friends. She claims that the apprecia
tion and enthusiasm with which they
were received opened her eyes to the
fact that they are one of the greatest
needs in the nurseries of young
mothers. In the city where a doctor
can be called on very short notice,
they are not so important, but in sub
urban and country homes such a nur
sery card may prove of the greatest
value many times in the course of a
year. Philadelphia Times.
Settlement of Franco-Prussian War.
The indemnity exacted of France in
settlement of the war between that
country and Germany in 1870, amount
ed to five milliards of francs about
$1,000,000,000. One-tenth of this sum
was paid on July 14, 1871; two mil
liards were paid on March 7, 1872; two
milliards more on May 5, 1S73, ten
months in advance of the time fixed;
and the last installment was paid on
Sept. 5 of the same year. New York
Finlanders In Minnesota Mines.
About 40 per cent of the men em
ployed in the Minnesota., mines arc
Finlanders, another 40 per cent Hun
garians, about 8 per cent Italians, and
the rest are divided among Americans
Germans, French, Scotch and Welsh
The mainstay of the mines are the
Writer Says Dueling Is
Less Dak.isJerois Than
There is little danger to be feared
now In accepting a challenge to fight
a duel. According to statistics which
have been gathered at considerable
trouble, it would appear that dueling,
though a barbarous and stupid prac
tice, is less dangerous than bicycling
or ordinary railroad traveling. Only
155 out of 3,914 duels in twenty years
in Italy were fought with rapier or
foils, 3,501 were fought with the sabre,
244 with pistols, and 14 with rifles or
other arms. Of the 7,828 duelists 5,090
were wounded, and only 20, or one per
annum died. The person who compiled
these figures further says that the tem
perature has considerable to do with
the frequency of duels, perhaps be
cause intending duelists are afraid of
catching cold. In France, where "the
code" is resorted to more frequently
than anywhere else, the duel ha3 al
most reached the altruistic stage. Par
is duelists of late have taken to the
sterilizing of their swords, and now it
would be considered as reprehensible
for a duelist as it is for a surgeon to
omit "the usual antiseptic precau
tions." In a newspaper story of a re
cent duel between young Daudet, the
son of the novelist,, and a journalist
cf Paris named Richard, it is said that
after the first attack the point of Dau
det's sword accidentally touched the
ground, when the seconds intervened
and stopped the contest until the blade
could be disinfected. If this practice
should spread to the armies of the
world we might be treated to the spec
tacle of two great opposing bodies of
troops engaged in sterilizing their
weapons before beginning a battle.
Tricks of Peanut Tenders.
Boys who sell peanuts in the grand
stands at the baseball grounds are
never discouraged if there is "nothing
doing" in their line until after the
fifth inning. Patrons of the game do
not begin to feel "peekish" until after
5 o'clock, and then the peanut boy be
gins to work diplomatically. If he
sells one bag in a row of men he does
not pass on to the next isle, but waits
in the back seats until his first cus
tomer begins to eat peanuts. In a
minute or two men who never had any
thought of buying peanuts beckon to
him to come forward. Usually his
basket is empty before he reaches the
next aisle and he goes back for a fresh
supply. One bag of freshly roasted
peanuts in the hands of a man who
eats them as though he enjoys them
is sure to create an appetite for a
dozen more bags among his neighbors.
Between the large crank-operated
pencil-sharpener and the small pocket
one there has hitherto seemed to be
no medium-sized article which had
neither cost nor bulk as an objection.
A novelty in this line that should
prove a great convenience for school
and mercantile use has been invented.
There is an inner sleeve, in which the
pencil is inserted, with a clamp to aid
in holding it rigid. The gear wheels
are connected in a train between the
outer hood and the cutting shaft. The
pencil to be sharpened is forced into
the sleeve until it strikes the cutter.
The operator then grasps the hub in
one hand, places the rubber-covered
friction ring in contact with a desk or
table top and rolls the ring on the
plane surface, which rapidly revolves
the cutter in connection with the pen
cil. Eugene Burke of Lakeview, Ore.,
is the patentee.
Niblack (soulfully) Oh, darling, do
name the day and let it be soon. Miss
Koy. How impatient you are! Weil
then, let us say the first week in Oc
tober. Niblack. O er really I er
I'm entered for our club tournament
at the Hootmon links that week. "
He Helped Them.
"He's one of these idiotic funny men
who are continually making puns, isn't
he?" Yes, that's his styie." "How is
it he's so popular with the ladles, then.
I wonder?" "He is only popular with
the ladies who have pretty teeth.
The Marconi station on the-Nantucket
lightship, it is reported, has
proved a great success. A number of
transatlantic steamers have com
municated with it,
nuN'T SPOIL TOUX CLOTHES.
Use Rod Cros Ha!V an1 keep them
white as snow. All grjrrx 6c a package.
Oave Up Her "!! cue Jd'r,,
Mrs. O. II. I. Belnont" abandoned
her contemplated "patent medicine
Quadrille" at Newport because of the
avalanche of letters and telegrams
which the announcement of the en
tertainment brought down upon her
self and upon her invited guests from
the proprietors of patent medicines
and from other advertising agents.
Eager to avail themselves cf such a
favorable opportunity to advertise
their "cures" among the "four hun
Jred," they offered not only to de
ilgn the costumes worn to represent
sach particular remedy, but also to
jefray all the expenses in connection
.herewith, some even being impolite
snough to offer a monetary considera
tion if their proposals were accepted.
TUTNAM FADELESS DYES are
easier to use and color more goods brigh
ter and faster colors than any other dye.
Sold by druggists, 10c per package.
It isn't always the clock with the
loudest tick that keeps the best time.
Starches Track Clothes.'
There is nothing bo annoying to
women as the breaking of ironed goods
after coming from the laundry. The
blame is often laid to the ironer,
whereas the fault is in the starch. The
use of Defiance starch is an alterna
tive. It gives a soft glossy finish and
looks like new. Sells for less, goes
rarther, 16 ounces for 10 cents. Ask
your grocer for it Made only by Mag
netic Starch Co., Oyaha. NeS.
Some men ought to take a day off
and get acquainted with themselves.
Perhaps they call it a stovepipe hat
because they sometimes get "stove
Good for Dad TootH
Not Bad for Good Teeth
Soxodont Liquid x;c Targe Liquid and Powder 75c AO
siurea or by null lor the price. banile lor ou;c 3c
HALL & RUCKEL, New York.
"All Vrrlcrht-forinorethanllAlfa Century .
ELIXIR OF OPIUM
Possewc all the sedative sod anodyne quallttei of
Opium, but produreano alt-line of the stomarn. In
scute nervous llartler It la cn Invaluable KeiueUy.
liecomnientled by brat rhyali-luna.
WKIUUT'S INDIAN VEGETABLE PILL CO., New Vark.
Nature's Priceless Remedy
0R.0. PHELPS BROWN'S
It Cures Throuah the Pares
sddreaa Dr. O. P. Bro wn. 9 8
gia. Weak Back. Sprains,
Burns. Sore and all Pain.
OpCUIul drutrvlKt, &, Mr.
It he doea not aril Is, wnd
tia hi name, and for your
troublf wa will Craa
Bend Yo'iaTrial 1IEB1
LEARN TO BE A DETECTIVE &
kktlllll competent Secret Service operator far
exceed the supply. Complete Initructlon can be had
by correspondence. Wby not take up thl noble pro
tection? -Write fur proHpeciu. Itolantl Kerrrt
Service College, Security Itul Uug, Chicago.
nDODCV11 DISCOVERY; fives
yrf IW 1 quick relief and cure wonit
caara. Book of testimonial and It ( treatment
rau. j) . h. h. uheks's boss. b r. muu, a.
UUUI esa IMWWWIS ,r"."i, handle only aul l.orlre.l olllrlal. au
thentic Ufa f PreaMent MeKlnley
iia.i Mlili 4imi)leLa iditub iiibiitt vi
t rated 1 M pares. The only life
ral comnillou W sgot anu a y
t alo KltloK lives of 0.1 rollirr martyr J'rrsldeeiis. I.IimIu and
If.VT . ... ..rklniraof the sn.r. bl.t lo aorlrtle.. prf HJus-
""' ' ' - - . . a . a ii.a. i lataaavM aa eats' I M Ml sll tall. I lit-
"?...J7.LiJ u. tboe In Ui. advanced aoaUlona. sou oevrr
"..r.J r..i.ki. .n.i uii than tou have today. Ion ran luaho
v. .i2r. li 1 valuable nmrtlutn to every purchaser worth more than the ralall prtee or
a-lreulfrehrhtpald. Writ xluy andsrnd 10 rrnli for Porlaife m t rew L"1' 1 '.V a,
'TCB;" co-orEUATlvii 1'ivliLlslllNU CO., lirpt, w, sou liearborn Ht,, Chicago.
,' REQUIRES NO COOMNG
O i PREPARED FOR
I PURPOSES ONLY
Thcro aro no premium
with Defiance Starrh, but It
Is the bpnt Htarcli In Uio world'
and 1C ounces for 10 cenLs.
Other 10c etarciiea welsh 12
ounces. Uuy "Defianre" and
you get one-third more starch
and better starch.
If your grocer tlocg not keep
It send ua his name and we
will send you a trial j,iackace
At Wholesale by
and Paxton & Gallagher.
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TAt. m$u uc w it cut retACco.
BUM Ktlirs tUtftZ tlJACf
SifA SlfCU MOSm 0 rACS,
Atf ao air.
2GtAcaTwisr Tabs being equal to one of others mentioned
" Good Luck," Cross Bow," Old Honesty
Master Workman," "Sickle," Brandy wine,M
"Planet," "Neptune," "Razor," "Tennessee
Cross Tie," " Ole Varginy." a
TAOS MAY BE ASSORTED IN SECUR1NQ PRESENTS;
Our new illustrated
CATALOGUE OF PRESENTS
'wia induiemany articles not shown here. It "will contain the
"most attractive List of Presents ever offered for Tags, and will
be sent by mail on receipt of postage two cents.
(Catalogue will be read for mailing about January ist,ip02.)
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Our offer of Present for Tags will expire Nov. 30th, 1902.
CONTINENT AX. TOBACCO COMPANY.
Write your name and address plainly on outside of packages
containing Tags, and send them and requests for Presents to
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