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Ik Harri oa Fress-Journai
C.C. BCBKF., I'sunusTua.
An unbridled tongue goes with an
A principle hung up on the wall
may be worse than none at all.
If Arirona aspires to statehood tt
ought to raise less cactus and more
It is not sympathy the sons of rich
men need so much as it is a reduction
Colombia has reduced Its army from
11,000 to 5,0i0. Probably the privates
were all discharged.
Kissing is a custom unknown in Ja
pan, and yet there are people who say
that Japan is the next thing to a
Wooloomooloo liny, Australia, Is the
scene of a recent athletic triumph.
Paraphrasing an historic Baying, what
a name for to yell!
The preachers urge us not to put
our trust iu riches, and the Supreme
Court supplements that by advising
us not to put our riches in trusts.
President Roosevelt has given the
Indians to understand that they must
work for a living. If this Is the case
what's the use being an Indian, any
way? Bunau-Vaillla sr.ys the building of
tue cann! will take seven years; but
I'ncle Sam and Jean Crnpaud are
eomewlmt different when It comes to
In Grajevo, Kussla. the whole Jew
ish community crowded the synagogue
on a recent Saturday to pray for the
success of Russia in the war with
Japan. Surely that was "heaping cwils
The 10-year-old boy of a Harvard
professor has made such progress In
science that he is ready to enter col
lege. But think of the boyhood he
has missed and which he can never
A correspondent wants to know the
origin of the saying, "Cheer up; the
worst Is yet to come." We are not
eertain, but believe, it was first used
as a motto by the editors of the comic
supplements of the Sunday papers.
Taking an inventory of ourselves
once in a wbiie is a great aid to ad
vancement. Slop and add yourself up
it the close of the day and see If you
hare anything to carry over. If yon
have nothing but ciphers to carry over
something Is wrong somewhere.
Trie State chemist of Nebraska be
came suddenly and surprisingly curi
ous about the Quality of the straw
berry Jam that was being sold In that
State. In fact, the scoundrel analyzed
It. He says that be found It was made
dilefly of pumpkin, colored with coal
ir dyes, preserved with benzoin and
," seeded" with grass seed.
Much bad temper arises like that
widen the humorist of the Chicago
Journal makes a man describe to a
friend who commented on his wife's
III humor. "In the first place," said
the husband, "she got angry at the
servant-girl, then she got angry at me
ecause I didn't get angry at the ser-ant-girl,
and now she is angry at her
self because l got angry at her be
cause she got angry at the servant
flrl." It cost France over $2,000,000 a day
to keep an army of 600,000 men in the
ield against the Germans. The Aus
trian economist. Snaffle, eight years
ago declared that a war Involving the
continental powers of Europe would
tost France over 15,000,000 a day;
Boasla, 15,600,000; Germany, $5,000,
00, and Austria, $6,000,000. The fig
area would probably be larger to-day,
aad if made to Include Great Britain,
Be United States and China the ex
penditure for waste, destruction and
death would aggregate nearly $40,000,
000 every twenty-four hours, or more
has a million and a half an hour.
The efforts of the managers of the
glorified New York boarding-houses,
otherwise known as apartment hotels,
to make their establishments seem
Uke home are pathetic, because they
how that the home Instinct survives
Ten in adverse circumstances. One
of these men has lately announced
that he will mark with their initials
or monogram the silver, glassware and
other dishes used by all those who en
gage quarters for a month or more,
ao that they may not only bare their
own dishes, bat that It may seem as if
they were dining at their own table.
But for all that, a dinner of herbs In
one's own home Is better than stalled
ox In any boarding-house, however
"Certain sure" knowledge is hard to
cam by in this world. Even the ex
act science of mathematics loses its
feature character as it enters the
t!jar regions, and acknowledges
MM of Its results as but approximate.
Cat wooes art still reluctant to say,
1 tmt know," or eren -I don't know
fxta." Tboy outgrew slowly the
l Xa foaling that confessed lgnor
f U BonfiasH failure Instead of a
X Trt ka auger nsm of knowl-i-
Ri lataOoa which to
' hih is far above ordinary reasoning
processes in the realm of personal ad
spiritual conditions, p'ays q'seer tricks
ska it i appl.ed to practical affairs
cf every-day life. "Where is your
fcusband, Mrs. Johnson':" asked a
frieiid. '"If the ice is as thick as lie
ttutiks it is. be is skating; if it is as
thin as I know it is, he is swimming."
replied the logical lady. The coining
woman tuut learn the limited value
of the verb "to know." and must ap
preciate that it worth Is often en
hanced by the useful negative. Knowl
edge, positive and accurate, is desira
ble; but "the honorable points of ig
norance" are also not to be despised,
and wise men. from Shaksoeare to
! josn Biliine. have told us. each in
his own way, that it is "better not to
know so many things than to know
so many things that ain't so:"
Martha Washington could not have
asked ber husband to stop at the store
on his way home and get six spools of
sewing cotton for her, as there was no
sewing cotton made in the days of the
Revolution. It was another and later
war that brought about the revolution
In the manufacture of thread. How it
happened was recently described at a
political meeting In Paisley, Scotland,
by Mr. Clark, former provost of the
town. He said that when Napoleon
occupied north Cerniany in l.mxj, the
upply of silk from Hamburg, which
was used in making heddles, or the
loom harness In Paisley, was cut off.
Unless some substitute could le found,
Paisley's weaving industry would be
ruined, refer Clark experimented
with cotton warp yarn, and succeeded
In making thread like the six cord
sewing thread 111 to-day. It took
the place of silk in the heddles, and
the weaving business went on, unin
terrupted by the war. Then it occur
red to another man to use the cotton
thread In place of linen for sewing,
and he recommended it to the women
of the town. It was so much smoother
than the linen that the women liked
It. The thread was sold In hanks and
wound by the purchaser info little
balls, but the merchant soon decided
to wind the hank on a Isibbln or spool
for his customers as an added Induce
ment to purchase It instead of the
linen. From this beginning the cotton
thread trade has'grown. and now silk
and linen are used only for special
In a recent discussion of public
schools In the United States m.rl thi.ii.
relation to religion, a clergyman said,
We are bringing up all over this land
a lusty set of young pagan, who,
sooner or later, they or their children,
will make havoc of our Institutions."
It Is a broad statement. If it Is true
the fact is of the greatest Importance,
for the public schools s treiy fall to
justify themselves if they do not build
character as well as Impart knowledge.
The charge was made as an argument
in favor of the introduction of dis
tinctly religious Instruction in the pub
lic schools. But is It true? The Out
look of New York City has attempted
to answer the question, not arbitrarily,
but by asking the opinion of nineteen
college presidents, the heads of Institu
tions of learning In the North and In
the South, the Fast and the West.
Their replies are based upon a sti,
of the students In their own oollei:
part of whom are graduates of public'
schools, part graduates of private or
sectarian schools where relig'on if
taught Not one of the nineteen col
lege presidents finds that the moral in
fluence of the public school Is Inferior
to that of the best private schools. All
say, on the contrary', that the public
school pupils enter life with as high
moral conceptions and as much te
llgion as their companions from the
private schools; but several of ihfl
presidents do notice a decided differ"
ence between the product of different
public schools and different private
schools a difference which Is always
traceable to the character and personal
Influence of the teacher. The revolt of
the Interesting inquiry Is a splendid,
tribute to the public schools. The pop
ular faith in them Is not without Jus
tification. But two other conclusions'
should not be overlooked; the tremen
dous Influence of good teachers, that
Is, teachers of strong and beautiful
personal character, and the influence.
In morals and religion, of the home.
If there are no religious influences In
the home, nothing which the schools
can teach will supply the lack; nnd if
there is religion there, the pupils In
the public schools will do very well
without special religious intruct'on.
A He Sees It.
"The paper bag, the kind the groceri
use. you know, is the best barornetet
for registering the rise and fall of gen
eral prosperity," said the city sales
man the other morning. "I hare beet
selling paper bags for twenty-six years,
and I can refer to my old order book!
and tell you Just about bow much mon.
ey there was In general circulation at
any time since I have been toting tha.'
old paper case about the city.
"In twenty-six years I have closelj
watched the sales, and I want to saj
that I am selling bigger paper bags U
grocers now than ever before. Aloni
about 18M, and for three or four yean
afterward, one pound and two poun
sizes were the most used. I now sell
ten times as many eight-pound bags ai
I did even six or seven years ago.
"You see, It stands to reason thai
when people have little money thej
will buy their groceries In sinal'
amounts. When there is rdenty ol
money people buy more at a time. Ot
course, when the larger paper bags an
sold it means that I won't aeil so manj
of them, for people don't trot to th
groceries so often."
A mas is aerer satisfied antU be at
teotte Ms own fmnoral.
tleJ ; ardently
Some one once made the bright re-
mark, very often quoted: "I-et me
make the songs of a people and I care
not who makes their laws."
that man. whoever he was. must
ume ueen a ery presumptuous per-
Km, ir he fancied that he could make
tue songs or a people of any people. ! sti miner of ly so far up as the Ab h
Because national airs, popular pitrl- j B fa lava country in I-ouisiana that il
otic songs, are never mad to oid r. ! took three weeks to get news from tL
rney grow out Of the stress of great Army of the Potomac to us.
public enthusiasm, out of st.rr n The tune of .Maryland, My Man
events and large crises. They are bor i I land." is an adaptation of an oh! col
of inspiration; they
must have not
only the genius of the poet and the
musical composer behind them, but
there must be excitement and n hu
slasrn "in the air" to stimulate tlelr
The occasion that prompted th'
composition of both the "Star Span
gled Banner" and "Hail Columbia"
are proof of this assertion. The for
mer fitted to a new air. and the latter
to an old one. were l,oth born In ex
citing days of the republic; one. while
the author was actually prisoner on a
British frigate bomhard-ng Fort Me
Henry during the war of Lslil; the
other some years before, when this
then small country was largely stirred
up over the question us to whether
she could proffer her allegiance to
France In her gathering Kuropc.m
In a musical way, these were the
airs that made the stock in trade of
the 1'nlon at the beginning of the war.
I must utterly cast out of the account
the frivolous and empty "Vankee Hoo
die." It was often played by military
bands during the conflict, but there
was never any enthusiasm in It; it
never excited anything but mirth. It
was and Is now merely respectable
from age; there ts certainly nothing
In It to recommend it to anv people.
Y.. .1. ,
iul me spienoiu measures am
t'1(,"I"'PH "f air. as well as the
lofty patriotism of the words of the
"Star Spangled Banner" seized Arm
hold of the I'nion people in the stirlti-j
of lsj;i and have never lost tfielr grip
to this day. Before the firin,' mi
Fort Sumter this nlr was not w-II
known to the American peo;.le. Jt
had rarely ,een played and sung in
public; thousands of grown poop e at
the .North had never heard it Iwfor,'
the national uprising. Then it was
heard everywhere. If was sutv; and
played at all war tiieetln;:. find up ui
tne neparture of all Union n glim-ms
for the front. It speedily came to ".
as it Is now, the American ii-iiIoomI
air. f-ome others were resutTH-'ed
at that time and obtained a certain
i"..oni ii.i . viikch uiev snii Kee;, as
"Columbia, tne Can of the Ocean
ami tne solemn and dirge-like "Amer
ica." but the hold of the "Star Span
gled Banner" upon the people who
love the Union has never yielded (
any othfr air.
Later In the conflict came Ihe stir
ring "Rally Round the Flag." wli ch
became an Instant and general favor
ite, both in the army nnd at house
A !t,.,r,vf t.A- .....I ..11..
""'v'i'K-i, in'Miiioiy, no mm dial air
was more played and sung wherever
the I nion cause was dominant than
I am speaking now of the music of
patriotism, not that of koii'Ih e it. The
list of the former kind ! not large;
many attempts were made In this di
rection, but few succeeded. It s.
fact, so hard to make a patrio'Ic air,
with words to match: There was,
however, one other notable success In
this Hue, which still holds its place In
the hearts of the people, and Is likely
to do so. 1 have read some prime 1
controversies as to who wrote the
words and the music of the glorious
martial hymn. "John Brown's Body,"
and I cannot, as nobody else can. tell
to-day who wrote them. I am Inclined
to think, like Topsy, they "growed."
Mrs. Julia Ward Howe wrote a re
sounding poem to the air, whjeh was
never sung at all certainly not by the
soldiers; but the trivial words of the
original song, beginning:
"John Brown's body lies a-inoldering
In the grave,"
with Its endless repetitions, were
caught up and sung by those at home
and those In the field alike; and the
stanzas were so added to and ampli
fied, to suit every incident of camp
life, that the orig'nal whs quite lost
The air was grand, was Inspiring, and
when played in corr-ct time by a full
band it was calculated to stir the sou!
Of the dullest soldier of the Union!
But the way the soldiers parodied Hie
words was shocking, while It was
Turning to the Confederate side, 1
wish to make some corrections as to
present popular notions aliout their
war tunes which will be corroborated
by thousands of veterans of (lie gray
It Is supposed by people who are
now reading up on the war that Urn
words and tune of "Dixie" were off
shoots of the war spirit, and were
never heard before the day of Fort
Sumter and Major Anderson,
On the contrary, the precise air and
words, as they are sung and play
now, bad been known for several yean
prior to 1801. I cannot undertake to
say bow many. But I well remember
searing them song by a minstrel
troupe, and also by a lady at a puna,
in the summer of 1H; and 1 recall
the curious dls-sen-loas ari-Ing ovr th
word "Dixie" what it could posMbli
the war came this song waj
tly seized upon by the Southern
people. Uke the words of "John
Brown's Body," the word of this wor
mere doggerel, containing hardly an
idea; but there was a ''taking" quality
in the air, and It was beard all over
the South, as well as in some pla"ei
not in the South.
The "Bonnie Blue Flag" may have
len known tielow Mason and IMxon't
line before the outbreak of hostilities
. i, wa4 Df.VPr i, o( at the ort h
j ,),;! after hostilities were well begun,
j ju wiI, exciting strain made it a
popular favorite all over the South.
- though there was little in the words t
exalt enthusiasm. I remember bear-
; ing it sung by girls at the piano in :h
I lege air; slow, statelv. vet made verv
impressive to Southern people during
the first year of the war. The words
of this song, though Intensely bitter,
had fl reil poetical quality about them;
Is.lb words and music appealed strong
ly to undecided M .try landers, and I
have no doubt Influenced many of the:u
to join the Confederacy.
It Is beyond doubt Ihat the music I
have nnu ed bad a large Influence on
the opinions and acts of the combat
ants. Why should It not? That influ.
ems? is part of the story of the war,
very little told, it is true, but a do
rided one for ail that. And now (hat
the conflict is over, and all its bitter
ness Is, or oiujlit to lie, past will) it,
what more agreeable to the veterans
of both sides than to hear these airs
played by all sections? The 1'nlon Is
paramount and supreme; hut who
would like to destroy or suppress any
of the musje growing out of t! . -' nr'
American Tr Initio.
Stampeded Union tiers, h.
Old Fort Oibsori, Just across the Ar
kansas river fiom Muskogee, was a
frontier jsist during the war, and
around it cluster many quaint ro
mances of Indian iifjend, romance and
war. says the Ardiuore (I. T.) Ard
morlte. will e the fort was known as
the cbainel house of the frontier, be
cause of the 'epidemics of cholera,
smallpox and other (ii-eases. It was
also the sc-cne of many deeds of dar
ing, of one of the hitter, Khoda Ilees,
n full-blood Cherokee, was the hero.
Bees came of a family of fighters. HW
father was a soldier under General
Jackson and fought with bl:n at the
battle of Horseshoe Bend, where tha
power of the ('recks was broken, nnd
fin uncle of the famous Stan Waitie,
the leader of the Southern Cherokeei
In the war of the rebellion, which ha
rassed the I'nion for. es more than any
He tells the following story of a
daring exploit when the Fed -ral .troops
v.e;e siUlioued at Fort Gibsou. old
Fort Gibson, locate! on Garrison hill,
overlooking Grand river, was always
well guarded with men and guns, so
that the Confederates never ventured
an attack, although they fought and
skirmished nil around It. One lino
day in the summer of lsiu the horses
and mules belonging to the gatrls in.
io the nun. ber of about II.V), were quiet
ly grazing in the valley about half
n mile cast of the fort, being attended j
by two or tli"ee herd-men. who were
reclining near by. It was after parad
duty, inn nil was at test nt the gar
rison on the hill, when Stan Waltis
and about 1,100 troops on horseback
sneaked up the valley, coining in lH!.
low, where new Fort Gibson Is now lo
cated, end, with whoops, yells and war
like antics, surrounded the herd of ani
mals, which they soon stampeded and
started down Ihe valley. Fire from the
herders aroused the garrison, which
bred the artillery to no purpose, for
the horses were soon out of range nnd
sight behind the hills and depressions,
and all crossed the Arkansas river,
near the bluff at the foot of Greenllef
The horses were taken to Camp Jeff
Iwvis, then located near where Kacona
College Is now lor-ated, almost In plain
sight of the fort on Garrison hill, and
scarcely five miles distant, but tJire
were no guns In those days that would
shoot that far.
He Foricot Himself.
A veteran In a G. A. II. uniform was
entertaining a crowd by relating hU
war experiences, says Die Washington
rost, but refrained from explaining
how he got (he bullet scar whb-h
marked his cheek. At last his hearers
'Where did you receive the wound
In your face?" asked one, at last
"At Bull Bun." said the veteran.
The questioner grin n d. "Bull Hun!"
he exclaimed. "How could you have
been lilt in the face at Bull Hun?"
'Well, sir," said the veteran, apolo
getically, "after I had run a mile nnd
a half or two miles, I got careless, and
The beaver's dam Is constructed In
exnet accordance with the best prinii
pies of engineering, and Is always In
width, both at top and bottom, exactly
proportioned to the weight of water It
Is Intended to support
The Graeae were demons of fear.
They were greatly reverenced by
Greek women, for It was generally lie
lleved that they did not like to see a
woman too beautiful and sometimes
changed a beauty Into a fright.
The infinitely little bare a pride in
finitely treat Voltaire.
RAILROAD TO THE ARCTIC.
Land of the Midnight Sua la Pene
I rated bjr !irdi.h I.ptcrprie.
Americans can uo longer tiaiiu IU
distinction of being the pioneers ol
railway enterprise that penetrate th(
trai kies wastes of the world. A !'
dish company has surpassed the rail
way builders of all the rct of tbt
worid by constructing a line that
reaches farther north than the whist i
of the locomotive has eer Iweu heai
before. Some writers who speak ol
the White Bass and Yukon nad, wbM
runs from Skagllay, Alaska, to Wliitt
Horse, gemi.iiiy refer to it as thi
most northern railroad Iu (be world
The Wiid Goose road, wlilch iuaintaitJ
a precarious existence throughout i't
entire five miles, inland from CaiK
Nome, leing quite devoid of ballast
or grading, frozen solid during tbf
long winter months and thawed t
death iu the summer, is also referred
fo as the northernmost bit of track II
existence. But there is a regular rail
road in regular operation. )Uile weC
ordered in construction and equipment
which lands passengers, freight an
mail many miles nearer the north M.lt
than do either the White Pass im
ltjloii or the Wild Goose lines, hot!
of which terminate well south of tb
At the hem! of the G-ilf of Bothnia
In northern Sweden, is the m:t o
I.uiea, a town of almost .".'mi inhabit
n tit k, distinguished as the southern ler
minus of a railroad which runs to I
J'int fifty-two miles Inside of the arc
tic circle. Nome Is almost ''o inilei
south of this; White Horse over -U
miles, 'i bis Swedish railroad is a well
kept, well-built line of the stainlarr
Swedish gauge, which is the same fli
our own, and It carried Iron ore to th
gulf from the mines at Ma!mlerget .
I rom I.uiea to Miiliuhcrgct the ills
tance by rail is about hvt miles, thf
line running slightly west of liortt
through a country very sparsely Iu
habited, with almost continuous wooib
of light green, stunted evergreen frc
with their limbs slanting down instead
of upward I ause of the long binder
of snow they bear. Malml-ergof is fai
enough north so that It has the mid
night sun In June, and even in Angus!
fhe sun Just barely dips under tin
hlils at 11 p. in., and then the crimson
sunset travels through a short ellips
and becomes sunrise In the cast at 1
In the morning, without losing a truci
of Its Isiiuty in between.
There are two through trains dallv
In each direction between I.uiea am!
the northern termini at Geliivare and
,MaImberget nnd the running time h
hot far from seven hours, InclniliiiB
Ftop. Jhe trains are made up of see
Jnd and third class cars, the second
lass being quip, clean and comfort
jable and very exclusive, since travel
as luxurious as this is seldom indulged
in in Swedish I,aplnd. Besides tin
through trafiie, there is some little lo
cal business between I.uleu and fl,f
farming tow ns along the line, thirty o.
forty miles north. The country ail
along is pretty and green, ami it .
hard to realize In" fhe summer time
that the same parallel In which Malm
berget is located, continued east Hllt
west, leaves Iceland and the Klondikf
to Ihe southward nnd cuts across thf
White Sea lir, miles north of Ar.-h
DIVORCE MILL IN CANADA.
Publicity of the Proceed inUi, I a Guar
ii n tec Aicuiimt Any Fraud.
The divorce mill does not grind It?
grist so rapidly or so easily in Canadi
as it does in the United States, ii,. rr
nre no star chamber proceedings
wherein the details may be smothered;
on the contrary, from the first lo the'
last there Is absolute publicity of nil
the matters which lead to the 'applica
tion for divorce. The notice of tin. ,ip.
fdleiint must he published for six
months in two newspapers in the ter
ritory wherein the defendant reddes,
which notice must give the name of
(he applicant and tun defendant and
(he ground upon which the application
Is based, and a like notice must be
printed In the Canadian official news
paper. The ir.atier does not then go to a
court, for no Cunndlnn court has the
power to annul a marralge tie. It
(toes to the Dominion Parliament.
The Parliament has a commit lee
known as the divorce committee, and
to this committee the mutter Is re
ferred, and before its nine members
all the facts In relation to the case
are brought. This committee has no
set rules and the matter of precedent
Eoes not control Its actions. It may
dmit such evidence as It sees fit, and
iuny exclude such as, in Its Judgment,
pugtit not. to lie ndmltled.
! Before the matter Is referred to Ihii
ommltleo, however, It must undergo
i first rending In the Senate, w here the
lallent facts in the case nre set forth.
Then It goes to the committee, and
fiom the committee It Is return; d to
fhe Senate. The Senate reviews the
action of the committee, and that lsidy
basses on it In committee of the w hoi -.
ff the action of the committee 1 con
firmed by the Senate, the bill Is then
lefcrred to the lower house of Pnrlln
inent, which reviews both action of
the Senate nnd th divorce (cnmi'tee.
New Orleans Times-Democrat.
"What -ire you rending, Charley,
lenr?" ns .t d young Mrs. Torklns.
"Why it I wns looking up ths
racing news so as to see bow a new
betting system would work. What
were you reading?"
"An article on how to live comfort-
tbly on a small Income." Washington
Nothing makes a quarrelsome man
bo mad as the refusal of his wlfo p
Mr De Stjle-"Mrte! Is tbr
0 g chained?
"And thi at put cut?"
"And the cbldren tied to Ihe bed
pft in the nursery?''
"Vm e!l Then tou may 1111
the piauo lamp''
All Right Agsla.
opal. Wyo.. May It. After suffer
ing terribly for fojr or five years. Mr.
A. J. Kohner of this place has be a
completely restored to good health.
His case and its cure is another prKf
of the wonderful work Iid's Kid;;ey
Pills can do. Mr. Kohner says;
"For four or live years I have been
a sufferer with Kidney trouble and a
pain over my Kidneys. I thought I
would give Dodd's Kidney Pills a trial
and I am glad I d.d so. for they bine
done me giss! work and I feel ull right
Many cases are Ue.ng reported every
week in which Dodd's Kidney Pliis
have effected cures of the most seri
i ji.i sfronj? testimonies from earn
et men and women are splendid (rib
ntes to the curative properties of
Dodd's Kidney Pills and judging f
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ney trouble or Backache that Dodd's
Kidney i'ilis will not cure promptly
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geographical hoi, Nils. Ihe sick and
sulTering all over the worid are asking
lor Dodd's Kidney Pills
Dear Sirs I have Is-eii suffering for
some months from a Kidney com
plaint. The doctor who attended uiOi
has recommended me to take your
pilis, "Dodd's Kidney Pills." After
two boxes I got some r ef. But 1111
forlunateiy 1 have not been able to
go on with the treatment, being uuuble
to find nny pills In Cairo.
The chemist who sold tne the two
boxes has Informed me that he had
sent an order for some, nnd has ls-en
keeping tne waiting for more than one
month. This is the reason why I am
writing to yon to request you to Imve
the goodness to send me by return of
post sit lioxes for which 1 will pay as,
soon as I receive them from the post!
Kindly let me know nt the wime
time where your branch agency la
Kg.ipt can Is- found.
Thanking you In anticipation.
"Iliimelibles I.lbres d. l'!:tli t.
Otlice of the Minister of Finn nee
Dear Sirs I want to purchase six
boxes of Dodd's Kidney PHI, hut I
don't know exactly where to apply, at
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can be sent by express nr registered
1 1 1 n 1 1 from either place. Please ndviss
me of how to proceed in order to net
the pills without delay.
j ours truly.
J. P. SIM OX SON.
Vlborg. V. Mark,
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