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Democratic National Committee Plans to Break
Precedent and Assume Initiative.
Opinions Expressed That More Can Be Gained
by Inaugurating Issues Before the Re
publican National Convention.
A sM't-iaI from r rench Lick, Indiana, i
where the democratic national commit-)
tee met, under late of November 2.r,
says: After several members of the j
Democratic National Committee had
left for their homes, anl Thomas Tag- j
gart. national chairman, was congratu- I
latino himself that he had got the best j
of the newspaper correspondents, the
secret surrounding the reasons for call-
ing the committee together at French J
Lick at this time, leaked out. j
The real reason, it now develops, was .
to secure the sanction of the National j
Committee to a plan to hold the Demo- I
era tic National Convention at least two, j
and perhaps three weeks in advance of
the Republican Convention, and to put j
the Democratic party strongly on the
offensive on all national issues, instead
f on the defensive; in a word, to have
the Democratic party take the lead in
the campaign and force the Republicans ;
to follow. I
The sixteen members of the commit- i
tee who were well in favor that this .
should de done. Enough of them car- i
ried letters from absent members to
clinc h the plan. If the Republican Con
vention is set for along about June JU, j
nthe Democrtic National Convention:
will probably be held not later than :
Information to this effect came from j
a member of the National Committee. !
This member said: i
Is Vital to Party.
"It is vital to the Democratic party j
whether we lead or follow in the next
campaign. For years and years it has
been customary for us to wait until the
.Republicans have named their ticket
and then for us to follow and name ours.
The same was true of our platforms.
The result was that we have suffered
by being put on the defensive with the
voters of the country put in the atti
tude of being afraid to act until our op
ponents had acted.
"The question of breaking that pre
cedent has been agitating the National
Committee for a long time. The drift
of public sentiment is our way now, and
is getting stronger all the time. We
reasoned that now or never is our great
opportunity. We must take the initia
tive and drive the Republicans, instead
of striving, as in past years, to keep
the Republicans from driving us. So
we came to French Lick at Chairman
Taggart's invitation, to talk it over.
Reason for Meeting.
"We knew that the Republican Na
tional committee would meet in Wash
The Stork Visits Two Monies.
Yesterday morning at the home of
John Kreager, southwest of the city,
the family was made happy by a visit
from the stork, who made them a pre
sent of a fine little girl. There is great
rejoicing on the farm these days. At
the home of John Claus, in this city,
another visit was made, and a little boy
was left, who called John "pana" and
wakes him up in the night - and says,
"let's take a walk." While John does
not approve of that he will not argue
long, but takes the walk, you bet.
A Bargain in Land For Someone.
Does it Suit You?
120 acres, SO acres of first class bot
tom land that does not overflow, 20 acres
of good upland, 20 acres of timber and
pasture, improvements consist of 7 R.
house, stables, comcrib. granary, hen
house and well, also some fruit trees.
Located 1 miles from elevator and store '
. j miles from a good town, less than a
rr.ile to school. R. F. I), and telephone.
Price is 557. 50 per acre, will carry ?4,0.O.
far 5 or 7 years at G per cent optional
Its a bargain; come and see it and if
it isn't as I represent. I'll pay your ex
penses, the same kind of land is selling
from ?5. up. Call or write
R. B. Casper, Hubbell. Neb.
Constipation, indigestion, drive away
appetite and make you weak and sick.
Ilollister's Rocky Mountain Tea restores
the appetite, drives away disease, builds
up the system. 35 cents. Tea or tablets.
ington on December l and 7, and at
that time would set the time and place
for holding the next Republican National
Convention, so in order that they could
not set their convention earlier than
ours, we decided to meetithere on De
cember 12, after they had acted. That
is the reason for our meeting on the
12th. instead of the 1st or 2nd."
This explanation, coming from a
member of the committee, will make
many things clear to Democrats who
have been puzzling their brains for a
reason for the French Lick conference.
Most of the onlooking Democrats
here, while they have no explanations
to offer, laughed at the idea that Chair
man Taggart would call some of the
committeemen more than 2,000 miles
merely to help him decide when he
should call them together.
Bryan Favors Plan.
Washington, Nov. 24. Talking on
the subject here recently, William J.
liryan expressed preference that the
Democratic National Convention next
year be held a week in advance of the
Republican Convention. The Bryan
following, very generally is said to be
in favor of this move. They agree that
the Democratic party should propose
or initiate instead of guiding its course
with reference to what the Republicans
do at their convention. Much more is
reported by what are known as the
Roosevelt policies, and, therefore, are
responsible for the great popularity of
Roosevelt, consist of policies long advo
cated by Mr. Bryan and incorporated
in the last three Democratic platforms.
It is argued that if the Republicans
be allowed to hold their convention first
in 1908, the Democrats, when they meet
and adopt a very similar platform in
connection with trust matters, will have
difficulty in evading the charge of copy
ing the Republicrn's; whereas, they
have, in fact, the prior claim to the
policies In question.
The general opinion here is that too
much importance has been attached to
the meeting of a few Democratic Na
tional Committeemen at French Lick
Springs. It is pointed out that the
meeting is in no sense a formal gather
ing, and only fifteen of the forty-five
members of the committee being pres
ent, could not represent the whole com
mittee. Many Democratic Congressmen think
the Democratic convention should be
held first. Champ Clark, of Missouri,
is very strongly of the opinion.
Do You Earn Enough.
What is your earning power? It
certainly depends upon the condition of
your mind. With the decline of your
health will decline your earning power,
because you are not able to do as much
work as usually. You should know
that by using Triner's American Elixir
of Bitter Wine you can stop this de
clining of your health and bring it back
to the normal condition. This remedy
makes the digestive system to perform
its duty, to accept and digest all food,
to absorb and to convert it into new,
rich and fresh blood and into new
strength. Whenever you will notice
that you do not eat as much and with
such a delight as usually and that even
your favorite dishes do not agree with
you; that you do feel tired without any
cause, use Triner's American Elixir of
Bitter Wine. It is a very good remedy
for the stomach and the intestines. At
drug stores. Jos. Triner, 799 S. Ash
land avenue. Chicago. 111.
No home is so pleasant, regardless of
he comforts that money will buy, as
when the entire family is in perfect
health. A bottle of Orino Laxative
Fruit Syrup costs 50 cents. It will
cure ever member of the family of con
stipation, sick headache or stomach
rouble. F. G. Fricke& Co.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
j Bears the
EVENING AT 37
A Number of Friends Gather
To Assist in the
Sunday evening being the thirty-sev- j
enth birthday of Mrs. Josej.h I liber, a
number of her menus gamereciioce.e-
i .... i - . ..i
oraie me event in proper ,..,;.
J he nrst intimation oi me merry
crowd of people who surrounded the
place was a serenade b3 the Janda or
chestra, which rendered a very pleas
ing number, entitled "In the Evening
by the Moonlight," after which the vis
itors were invited into the house and
made to feel at home. Everybody made
merry, and instrumental and vocal
music was the order of the evening.
Miss Anna Janda, sister of Mrs. Hiber,
gave a good selection on the piano,
and Frank Janda and Thomas Swoboda,
played solos on the trombone. There
were a number of beautiful and useful
gifts presented, and on departing all
declared themselves well paid for the
part they had taken in the evening's
entertainment. Those present were:
Joseph Hiber and wife, Miss Anna
Janda, Frank Janda, jr., and wife,
Frank Janda, sr., Stuart Janda, John,
Charlie, Fred and Anna Bird, Mary and
Tena Petacak, Mrs. Bird, Thomas
Swoboda and John Swoboda, sr.
Are Moving to Missouri.
This morning Mrs. M. W. Thomas
and daughter, Marguerite, departed for
Firth, this state, where they will visit
for a few days with relatives and spend
Thanksgiving, after which they will
continue to Jasper, Mo., where they
are making their future home. Mr.
Thomas departed today by the way of
the Missouri Pacific with an emigrant
car for Jasper, having to accompany
the stock which were included in the
car load. They will make this place
their home in the future, where Mr.
Thomas has a brother living, and where
they think they will make a good home.
VS"AR fill fl j
I fLf-tlaO Un-ltf i
Claimed to Be the Oldest Citizen in
i The Glenwood Tribune, in speaking of
; the death of the oldest citizen in Mills
county, says: "David Hershy, the old
est man in Mills county, died Friday af
! ternoon, Nov. 22, 1907, at the home of
i his daughter, Mrs. W. F. Wilson, re
! siding the second house north of the
! Armory in Glenwood. Had he lived till
j December 3 he whould have been ninety
j five years of age.
j "He was born in 1812 in Bedford coun
j ty in the southwest part of Pennsylvania.
"James Madison was president and
! the war of 1812 was just starting; it
j was two years before the battle of New
! Orleans had been fought,
j "The deceased had lived under 22dif
i ferent presidents which was all of them
save three. He lived during the life
time of all of the presidents save Wash
ington. He was a boy about 14 years
old when Jefferson and Adams died.
The population of the United States
when he was born was 8,000,000. When
when he died it s 80,000,000. In
his life time the nation has grown from
an infant to a giant."
May Become Too Popular
The Omaha Examiner points out two
cases where it believes too much popu
larity resulted in political defeat. ; It
refers to Judge Paul Jessen and Hon.
Jesse L. Root, as follows: "That men
may become too popular seems to have
been manifested in the case of Judge
Paul Jessen of Nebraska City. His
political success has been so marked
that he presumes. That's what beat
Jesse Root of Plattsmouth for district
judge in Cass and Otoe. Root is a state
senator and also popular, but the fact
that Judge Paul Jessen was his ardent
backer - was his undoing. People re
sented Jessen's activity to control other
destinies than his own.
Depart for Florida.
Frank Johnson and wife, who have
been visiting in the city for some time
with relatives and friends, will depart
Friday for their home in St. Augustine,
Florida, where Mr. Johnson is an en
gineer on the Florida East Coast rail
way. They will spend their Thanks
giving day with friends in the city and
depart Friday for the land of sunshine
Will Feed Cattle.
Yesterday the Slater-Fitzgerald Stock
Company shipped two cars of cattle to
Omaha, where they were put on the
market, and in return brought back
with them three cars of feeders, which
they are putting on the ranch, north of
It is deliciously palatable, agrees with
the weakest stomach, contains the most
soothing, healing, strengthing and cura
tive element. Makes you well and happy.
Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea. 35
cents. Tea or Tablets. Gering & Co.
The Susana Society Congregate
From the way the sun rose this morn-
j ing ami the smoke went to the ground
j and the ring around the big dipper, we
: felt as though the "Amanda" club had
j been in session, but meeting many of
the people who should know we were
j assured that all the signs were mislead
! ing atid that there had been no meet
j ing. So the shortest way around the
i matter was to take their word for it.
We are nut hnrizcri tnHnnonnci. t tinui'-h
that h convening of the
Susana society, who took up the unfin-
ished business of the other order, and
have things well in hand and by proxy
will see to the welfare of each other.
GOES BACK TO
THE OLD HOME
John V. Outright Leaves to
Take Up newspaper Work
at Peoria. Illinois
In speaking of the departure of J.
W. Cutrignt from Lincoln, the Evening
News of Monday says: "John W. Cut
right, one of the best known and most
capable newspaper men in the west left
Saturday to assume the reins as city
editor of the Evening Journal at Peoria,
111. Peoria is Mr. Cutright's old home,
where most of his relatives live, and
when the offer of a more lucrative
position, with no repertorial work came
to him, he accepted, although very loth
to leave his friends in Lincoln. He did
his early newspaper work on thePIatts
mouth Journal, under C. W. Sherman,
and first came'to Lincoln in 18X9 to take
a job on the city side of the Call, when
Bushnell, Fairbrother and Cox were its
owners. Later he was city editor of the
Journal. In 1892 he first became con
nected with the News, resigning to go
south to Texas. He later represented
the Associated Press during Bryan's
first canvass for the presidency, travel
ing with the democratic candidate,
whose private secretary he was when
Mr. Bryan was a member of congress.
Later he served on the Omaha Bee, and
returned five years ago to take his old
place as city editor of the News.
"Mr. Cutright has a host of friends
a11 over the state. His capability as a
newspaper man, his fealty as a friend.
his general all round good qualities at
tached and retained them, and they all
are sorry to see him go. Mrs. Cutright
and their son will remain until spring
until the latter finishes his sc hool year
at Wesleyan. "
Prefers Donkey So Elephant.
Mr. Bryan in his speech at Washing
ton, Tuesday night, in reference to the
emblem of the two parties, said: "This
was impressed upon my mind when I
visited other countries, I found that
the donkey is a resident of every coun
try, and that everywhere he is serving
the people, and that, too, the common
people. He is not an aristocrat. Wheth
er you visit the mountains of the west,
the densely populated regions -of the
orient, the fertile valleys of the Nile,
or the sacred soil of the Holy Land, you
will find the donkey patient, persistent,
aud always at work. The elephant, on
the contrary, is only to be found in cer
tain latitudes, and is seldom seen ex
cept on dress parade. If greatness is
to be measured by service, instead of
by size or appearance, the position of
honor must be given to the faithful
donkey. As the democratic party is
becoming a universal party, and is
everywhere justifying its claims to the
confidence of the people by the service
it is rendering them, it is entirely ap
propriate that they should prefer the
donkey to the elephant for an emblem."
Celebrate Birthday Anniversary.
Day before yesterday being the anni
versary of the birth of Mrs. Chas..
Freese, a large number of their friends
gathered at the Freese home to appro
priately celebrate the event, and it goes
without saying they did so. Through
an oversight we neglected to make men
tion of the pleasant affair in yesterdays
paper. Among the interesting features
of the evening were a number of piano
selections by the Misses Alvina and Hat
tie Hoffman, and also some beautiful
solos by D. C. York. Many presents,
tokens of the friendship of those gath
ered on this occasion, for the lady whose
birthday they were celebrating were
given. One feature which was produc
tive of a good deal of merriment was
the riding of the "goat" by L. V.
Copenhaver, which produced one con
tinuous roar of laughter. A delicious
lunch was served by Mrs. L. V. Copen
haver and Miss Mable Freese, of which
all partook and greatly enjoyed. Those
present and to add to the occasion were
Messrs and Mesdames W. H. Freese,
W. H. Lair, Aaron Anderson, L. V.
Copenhaver, Mrs. Jennie Whalen, Misses
Alvina and Hattie Hoffman, Mable and
Violet Freese, Jerdie Peterson, Nellie
and Jessie Whalen, Mabel Copenhaver
Messrs Don York, Chas. Carlson and
Master Paul Anderson.
En? lish Spavin Liniment removes
Hard, Soft, or Calloused Lumps and
Blemishes from horses: also Blood
Spavins, Curbs, Splints, Sweeney, Ring
Bone, Stifles, Sprains, Swollen Throats,
Coughs, etc. Save $50 by use of one
bottle. A wonderful Blemish Cure.
Sold by Gering & Co., druggists.
DOCTOR'S ALL AGREE
The most eminent writers on Materia Mnlun, whose work nrf ronfiilfed km
authorities and puidea in prescribing by physicians of all the different m-IiooIs of
practice, extol, in the most positive terms, the curative virtue of each and
every ingredient entering into Dr. Pierce'; iolden Medical Discovery. In fact
it is the only medicine, put up for wale through druggists for the cure of all dis
eases of the mucous surfaceH, as nasal catarrh, tlnoat, laryngeal, and bronchial
affections attended by lingering, or hang-on-couglis that has any mch jitiifismonal
endorsement worth more than any amount of lay or woM-professional tet-tiiiioiiialn.
Do not expect tooTuuch from the use of Dr. Pierce'n Golden Medical Dis
covery. It will not wk miracleSjt will not cure consumption in its ad
vanced Btages. No uftdicinejviHT Nr is the "Discovery" so good for a sudden
attack of acute JURh, h.Kt for thelingerinp. ohstinatcf bang-fin-conch ac
companying onrarrhai, tyroatf lftjyng'a
r digestion with
d are apt to lead
onderfolly successful in effecting
Kesldes curing all the abova distressing
Is a specific for all diseases of the mucous
merprne catarrh. Whether of IfiTT
fTal uassajTcS yfjiT the" srom.i.-h T
or u-mc organs. Even In lis ulce
stages u win yind to this sovereign rem
edy If Its us be persevered In. In Chronic
Catarrh of the Nasal passages. It Is well,
while taking the "Golden Medical Dis
covery " for the necessary constitutional
treatment, to cleanse the' passages freely
two or three times a day with Dr. Sage's
Catarrh Remedy. This thorough course
of treatment generally cures the worst
If you have bitter or bad taste In the
morning, poor or variable appetite, coaU-d
tongue, foul breath, constipated or irreg
ular Intwels, feel weak, easily tird, des
pondent, frequent headaches, pain or dis
tress in "small oi uack'," gnawing or
distressed fHling In stomach, perhaps
nausea, hitter or sour "risings " In throat
after eating, and kindred symptoms of
weak stomach and torpid liver, no medi
cine, will relieve you niore promptly or
cure you more iermanent!y than Doctor
Pierce's (iolden Medical Discovery. Per
haps only a part of the alxtve symptoms
will he present at one time and yet point
to torpid liver or biliousness and weak
stomach. Avoid all hot bread and bis
cuits, griddle cakes ami other indigestible
food and take the "Golden Medical Dis
covery" regularly and stick to its use
until you are vigorous and strong.
Foul, impure blood can be made pure
by the use of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery. It enriches and purities the
bloml thereby curing, pimples, blotches,
eruptions ami other cutaneous a (Tedious,
as ec.ema, tetter, or salt-rheum, hives ana
other manifestations of impure blood.
In the cure of scrofulous swellings, en
larged glands, open eating ulcers, or old
sores, the"( iolden .Medical Discovery " has
performed the most marvelous cures, in
cases of old son s, or open eating ulcers.
It is well to apply to the open sores Dr.
Piente's AU-lfealing Salve, which pos
sesses wonderful healing potency when
used as an application to the sores in con
junction with the use of "Golden Medical
Discovery " as a blood clean -iiig consti
tutional treatment. If your flruirgi.it
don't happen to have the " AIM leal ing
Salve" in stock, you can easily procure it
by enclosing lifty-four cents in xMage
stamps to Dr. 11. V. Pierce, ;",:t M;::u St...
Buffalo, N. Y., and it will come to y jii by
return post. Most druggists keep it as
well as the "Golden Medical Discovery."
Not only does the wrapfier of e-e"ry
bottle of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis
covery, the famous medicine for weak
.stomach, torpid liver or biliousness and
all catarrhal diseases wherever located,
have printed unon it. in, iliiu Kinilih. a
full and complete Jistot all the lngreui-
ents composing it, but a small book has
One Taken to the Penitentiary and
Three to State Reformatory.
The Glenwood Tribune, in speaking of
the four car robbers, who recently plead
guilty to the charge, says: "The four
robbers, apprehended about a month
ago for plundering a freight car at Pa
cific Junction, plead guilty and were
given their sentences today by Judge
Macy. He gave them an excellent talk,
counseling them to lead better lives
when they should be released from
prison. He declared that idleness and
whisky are the greatest of all curses in
this world. He urged them to avoid
both. Three of the men were under
thirty years of age, hence by the law
must be consigned to the state refor
matory at Anamossa. The three are
Emil Kuwitzky, aged 21; Geo. Callahan,
aed 25, and Wrri. Brocman, aged 29.
"Albert ' Palmer, " aged- 48, will be
taken to Ft. Madison. He is familiarly
called "Whisper'' on "account of a weak
voice which prevents him from speak
ing much above a whisper.
"All the men are given indeterminate
sentences. The court specifies that the
two youngest men shall not be confined
longer than ten years.
"The officers believe they have landed
a bunch of notorious car thieves."
Her Sixth Birthday
At the pleasant home of George M.
Porter yesterday was celebrated the
sixth birthday anniversary of their
little niece, Exa Critchfield, of Lincoln,
who is visiting with her aunt. Games
such as delight the little folks were in
dulged in, interspersed with music, to
the enjoyment of all. Delicious luncheon
was served by Mrs. Porter who had
taken especial pains to decorate the
table in a pleasing manner, the fantastic
arrangement of which greatly amused
and delighted the children. Those to
add joy to the occasion were Clara Mae
Morgan, Esther Godwin, Margeret and
Laurine Benfer, Helen Roberts, Myra
and Leta Stenner, and the guest of
honor, Exa Critchfield.
This Is Worth Remembering.
As no one is immune, every person
should remember that Foley's Kidney
Cure will cure any case of kidney or
bladder trouble that is not beyond the
reach of medicine. F. G. Fricke & Co.
I ain't feeling right to day,
Something wrong I must say;
Come to think of it, that's right.
I forgot my Rocky Mountain Tea last
night. Gering & Co.
nvcacioiisVemed v. Infc
I k.ji.. . rrr.
rctiry usr ubuiv weate
qnil tiri-nchial infection?, 't. is n H'f'V
ases accompaincd with wasting of Uehh. night-swrata.
faulty assimilation, and which, if ng-
to consumption, the " Discovery " baa
own compiled from numerous standard
medical works, of all the different school
of practice, contalnVin very numcron
extracts from the vrltlntf'wJ leading
practitioners of medcine, eti0orn
Htrotujent ihhUiU'. rrm, fci ai Jl every
Ingredient contaied In !. Vu-rJf-' medi
cines. One of Lflese llttW Mok will b
mailed free tojniy one Vndinir address on
ostal card orby fetter, fo Dr. it. V. Pierce.
NY.. and rencsilns the same.
r rorn tl
le bookIt will lx( learned
nidlclnes contain no
a I co I
freotirsiriicral agents or other
or Injurious agents and that
made from native, medicinal
root-fof great value.
Some of the most, valuable fngred lent
contained in Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre
scription for weak, nervous, over-worked,
"run-down. " nervous and debilitated
women, were employed, long years ago.
by the Indians for similar ailments affect
ing their sipiaws. In fact, one of the
most valuable medicinal plants entering
Into the composition of Dr. Pierce's Fa
vorite Prescription was known to tlm
Indians as "Nijuaw-Wced." Our knowl
edge of the uses of lint a few of our most
valuable native, medicinal plants wan
gained from the Indians.
As made up by improved and exact, nrf
cesses, tint "Favorite Prescription" is a
most eflicicnt remedy for healing ulcera
tions, regulating all the womanly func
tions, correct ing displacements, as prolan
sus, antevcrsion and retroversion, over
coming painful periods, toning up the
nerves and br'nging alout a perfect staUi
of health. Sold by all dealers in medicines.
It's an Insult to your Intelligence for a
dealer to endeavor to palm off upon yon
some nostrum of unhnnu a torn pusiti'in in
place of Dr. Pierce's world lamed medi
cines which an? or known omi-ohi-tiov.
.Most dealers recommend Dr.
Pierce's medicines because they know
what they an? made of and that the in
gredients employed are among the most
valuable tha t a find icj ne for li Ue pur puses
can Ixi made of. The sa me is true of lead
ing physicians who do not, hesitate t
recommend these medicines, since they
know exactly u ha t t le-y ennta i u ami that
their ingredients are the very best known
to medical science for the cure of the
several diseases for which tli'-v are rec
With tricky dealer. it l.s different.
Something else that pays them a littlo
greater prolit will be urged upon you as
"just as good," or even better. You can
hardly atTord to accept a, sub-titutc tf
ii iiI.iuihh ti mi HiHil inn and without any
particular record of -vires in place of Dr.
Pierce's medicines which are fir knowx
composition" and have a record of fortu
yriirs nf i n rin behind them. Yuu know
what voM want and it, is the dealer's hu.sl-
ness to supply that want, limibt mni it.
Portion of the "Mary McCee"
Discovered at the Head
of Speck's Island
Last Sunday John McDanial discov
ered an object near the head of Speck "h
island which attracted his attention as
looking very peculiar, and with hi
brother investigated it. He has lived
here for over forty years and is well
acquainted with the river. At that
point the "Mary McGee, " a transfer
boat, used by the Burlington before the
big bridge was built, struck a snag and
went down, on the Cth of April, 1877.
Upon examination of the object in the
river which is not far from shore, it
proved to be the hull of the transfer
boat which had sunk over thirty years
ago. Mr. McDaniel made a close in
spection of it, a portion of which pro
trudes from the water, showing parts
well preserved for the time it has been
in the water.
He Fought at Gettysburg
David Parker, of Fayette, N. Y., who
lost a foot at Gettysburg, writes: "Elec
tric Bitters have done me more good
than any medicine I ever took. For sever
al years I had stomach trouble, and paid
out much money for medicine to little
purpose, until I began taking Electric
Bitters. I would not take $500 for what
they have done for me." Grand tonic
for the aged and for female weakness.
Great alterative and body builder; sure
cure for lame back and week kidneys.
Guaranteed by F. G. Fricke druggist.
Was Operated Upon at Lincoln.
Mrs. Peter Halmes departed thi.s
afternoon for Lincoln, where she will
visit her son, George Halmes, who went
to the hospital at that point a few days
since and underwent an operation for
the cure of an affectation of bones of
both his legs. It was thought for a
long time" that he had rheumatism, but
as the disease did not succumb to the
treatment, a more thorough investiga
tion was made and the operation was
found necessary. The affection seems
to be located in the marrow of his bones.
Since the operation the patient seems
to be somewhat improved, but it will
require some time to determine as t
what extent the improvement will make.
A portion of the bones of each leg were
removed near the ankle.
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