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A Paralytic Cured.
Ills Omntlfntlirr, a IW'Votutlonory Eol
tiler, nnd lll mtlicr, llolh Died ol
I'nnilyaU, Yot tho Third tJcner
ntlon Ii Cnred -The Method.
(From the Hernia. Boston. Mass.)
Like a thunderbolt frem a clear sky
n. stroke of paralysis came to Mr. Frank
T, Ware, the well known Doston auc
tioneer and appraiser, at 235 Washing
ton street. He went to bed one night
about six years ago seemingly In robust
health. When he awoke his left side
was stiffened by the deadening of the
nerves. The Interviewer sought out Mr.
Ware to get the facts. He gave the In
teresting particulars In his own way:
"The first shock came very suddenly
while I was asleep, hut It was not last
ing In Us eflects, and In a few weeks I
was able to bo about. A few months
after, when exhausted by work and
drenched with rnln I went home In a
very nervous Btate. The result was a
second and more severe shock, after
which my left arm and leg were prac
"My grandfather, who was a soldier
In the Hevolutlonary War, nnd lost an
nrm In the struggle for American Inde
pendence, died finally of paralysis. My
father also died of paralysis, although
It was complicated with other troubles,
and so I had some knowledge of the fa
tal character of the disease which Is he
reditary In our family. After the sec
ond shock I took warning, for. In all
probability, a third would carry me off.
"Almost everything under the sun was
recommended to me and I tried all the
remedies that -icemcd likely to do any
good, electricity, massage and special
ists, but to no effect.
"The only thing I found that helped
me was Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I
verily believe that If It hadn't been for
those pills I would have been dead
"Yes, I still have a slight reminder of
the last attack six years ago. My left
nrm Is not as strong as the other and my
left foot drags a little, as the paralysis
had the effect of deadening the nerves.
But I can still walk a good distance,
talk as easily as ever, and my general
health Ib splendid. I am really over sev
enty years old, although I am generally
taken to be twenty years younger.
"The Pink Pills keep my blood In good
condition, and I believe that Is why I
nm so well.
Mr. Ware has every appearnnce of a
perfectly healthy man, nnd arrives at
his ofllce promptly at eight o'clock ev
ery morning, nlthough he has reached
nn ago when many men retire from
active life. He says that In his
opinion both his father and grandfather
could have been saved If Pink Pills had
been obtainable at that time.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Peo
ple contain all the elements necessary to
give new life and richness to the blood
and restore shattered nerves. They may
be had of all druggists or direct by mall
from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Schenectady, N. T., at BO-cents per box.
or six boxes for $2.50.
Wanted a New Trial.
A humerous sceno was enacted in the
superior courtroom at Jackson, Ga., re
cently (according1 to the Atlanta Con
stitution). A negro had been charged
with burglarizing n store. Colonel
Watkins defended him, and was about
to open tho case with a well prepared
oration of his innocence, when the ne
gro quietly informed tho colonel that
he desired to plead guilty. Judge Heck
accordingly rcad tho law in the case
and sentenced tho negro for ten years.
Dumbfounded at this long sentence,
tho negro rolled his eyes round and
beckoned Colonel "Watkins to coma for
ward, and' when the lawyer reached his
side, tho negro gently whispered: "Say,
Mr. Wadklns, kain'tyer 'pealfer anew
A Maine paper has suspended pub
lication for two weeks to give its em
ployes a vacation.
Two men and three New Haven
(Conn.) boya killed fifty-seven copper
head snakes the other day.
About half of tho towns in Rhode
Island have asked to be included in
the provisions of tho good roads law,
passed last January, permitting the use
of $30,000 for good roads.
Staid old Lcwiston, Me., has been
shocked and scandalized during the
past week or so by a bloomer girl who
smokes a cigar while riding her bicycle
about tho streets of tho town.
On tho average, and taking England
and Wales, onp person in 73 is a Smith,
one in 7C a Jones, one in 115 a Will
iams, ono In 148 a Taylor, one in 1C2
a Davics and one In 174 a Brown.
Fish are disappearing from Canadian
aa well as American waterB in conse
quence of the fact that fish weighing
les3 than a quarter of a pound are
seined out In fine nets and marketed.
English is now Included in the list
of subjects In the examination for ad
mission to the great military schools
in France. Hitherto German has been
the only foreign language necessary.
A Lowell business man told his chil
dren he would give them $3 If they
would put a lot of wood Into the cellar.
They sublet tho Job to othor children
for $1.50 nnd watched them work with
The peanut crop Is likely to be a
little short this year. Tennessee will
probably produce an average crop, but
in both Virginia and North Carolina
the acreage In peanuts is 10 to 15 per
cent less than last year.
Mission work iu New Mexico com
menced In 1S60. There are now 25
schools, more than 40 ministers and na
tive helpers, and over 800 communi
cants. There are about 40 missionary
teachers on this field.
The city of Texarkana voted the sa
loons out, and Immediately the Cotton
Belt railway moved Its machine shops
from Pino Bluff .n Texarkana. The
company prefers to have Its shops
where there la no whisky sold.
bixievn of i.,u aaau t,roup of
islands havo been evangelized entirely
by native missionaries. The drink
traffic is, as usual, tho greatest hind
rance to their work.
Tho Christian Advocate notes that
the town of Duham, Me., with a popula
tion of 1,253, has furnished 30 Methc.
dlst ministers, and how many of other
denominations It does not know,
Finland has demonstrated that spirits
ore not necessary In cold countries,
having become practically a total ab
stinence country. This change has
been effected under local option and
T ISN'T BECAUSE
I nm tired of our
flat that I want to
live In tho suburbs,
but tho doctor says
we both need
Mrs. Perry THorne,
who was making
ker first plea for
"I agree with the
doctor that wo need change of ono sort,
at least," nnswered her husband.
"Don't be flippant, dear. I am In
dead earnest; and oh, Perry, I know of
such a dear cottage, one of a row."
"I dislike rows," said Perry. "How
ever, If you are determined to bo a
suburbanite, nnd with tho suburbanite
stand, I mny as well agree to go. I
will at once take lessons on tho flying
trapeze, so that I may sometimes be
able to catch a train. Have you caught
your house yet, Maud?"
"Oh, yes. Mrs. Smead has one In tho
same row, and she told mo about ours.
It Is the southwest corner house, while
hers is the southeast. Isn't It strango,
Perry, that I hnve never been Intro
duced to Mr. Smead? I wouldn't be
lieve there was any such person If I
had not seen him,"
"Nothing strango about It," growled
Perry, In what his wifo called his "bull
dog" voice. "I supposo you want to
know him becauso ho has the reputa
tion of being a lady-killer."
"I am told by follows we both know
that ho prides himself on his beauty."
"I hato beauty-men," said Maud
soothingly, "they nro all vain, con
ceited creatures. I would never marry
a handsome man."
Perry mumbled something nnd went
away, first giving his wife permission
to do ns sho pleased about taking tho
A week later both families were set
tled In the row which fronted a street
and a railroad track, and was equi
distant from two depots.
Mr. Smead did not take as kindly to
the ohange as Pcry Thornc did, but he
told his wife, thoughtlessly, that one
good feature of suburban life was hav
ing the Thornes for neighbors.
"Where have you over met Mrs.
Thome?" asked his wife suspiciously.
"Don't know her from Adam, my
dear; but Isn't she your friend, and
haven't I heard her praises sung ever
since we were married?"
"H'm! We have calling acquaint
ance, and now that we are to be neigh
bors I supposo you will meet. But you
nre so susceptible and sho is so giddy
"I'VE CAUGHT HIM!" SHE GASPED.
I Just know you will set people talk
ing." "Great Caesar, Laura, you give your
best friend a great send-off! I suscep
tible and she giddy! We must be made
for each other!"
Mrs. Smead looked volumes at her
A great throng of peole were hurry
ing homeward, and all bore the happy
burdens of Saturday night new shoes
for tho feet of tho little burden-bearers,
a now bonnet for mother, the Sunday
dinner and among them Perry Thorne
and Amos Smead, who had struck up
a neighborly acquaintance and were
now hastening to the game train, go
ing out to their suburban homes for
their first Sabbath. They were both
laden to the ears with brown paper
packages and Just time to make tho
train after purchasing their com
mutation tickets. They wont lopping
through the gates in approved subur
ban etylo nnd caught on Just as the
train moved out, and then Perry
shouted In a" volco that s-.unded above
the roar of tho escaping steam:
"We've left our Sunday dinners on
tho window stand of tho ticket ofllce.
You go on, Smead and I'll take tho
next train out."
He swung himself clear off tho train,
turned a somersault and waved "all
right" to Smead, who mopped the
cinders and perspiration from his face
and remarked to the man standlug next
to him, In a friendly way: "Nice way
to spend the summer living in the
"Yes, if you don't care what you say,"
growled the man.
Then Smead took a bit of pasteboard
from his pocket and began to study It.
"Southeast corner Terrace row, Oak
land." Smead asked his gruff neighbor If
he got off at the station.
"No, I don't." said the man. "You
couldn't hire me to live in that swamp.
I go out ten miles further where you
don't have to sift the atmosphere to
keep tho mosquitoes from choking
That sounded discouraging, but
Smead was not anxious to ride ten
miles further on an accommodation
train, that slowed up for every cow on
tho track, and he wrapped himself In
i speculative reverie until the brake-
, ., (Si- Mr - "W -V--v. ' II I I
man cnlled "O-n-k-1-n-n-d!" as If only
the deaf lived at that station. Mrs,
Smead. was waiting for her husband,
whom sho expected on tho C.30 train,
but tho train had como and gono, and
instead of tho hnndEomo, wcll-groomctl
Mr. Smond n frantic woman, nor neigh
bor, Mrs. Thornc, rushed into her cot
"I've caught him!" she gafped. "He's
locked up In tho library! Oh! oh! oh!"
"Caught whom?" nsked tho mystified
woman. Then, seeing that her de
tracted visitor was very near fainting,
Bho collected restoratives nnd brought
back Mrs. Thome's scattered wits.
Maud oxplntncd as Boon as sho could
spoak that a desporatc-looklng man, n
burglar, sho was certain, nnd n convict
ns well, by tho cut of his hair had
fclonoiusly entered her house n moment
boforo sho entne, nnd, walking boldly
Into her library, had bcon locked safely
therein by hor6clf.
"Tho windows nro nailed down; 1
havo boon waiting for Perry to open
them, so ho cannot escnpo that way,"
"I expected Amos on tho last train;
I don't seo what Is keeping him," snld
Mrs. Smead, "but he han not como yot."
"Neither has Perry, but perhaps they
will como together. Isn't It dreadful?
I daren't go back with that man In the
house. I know by his looks ho's a
murderer. Our girl hnsn't como nnd
I'm nil alone. Oh, if Mr. Smend were
"I guess I'll do Just as well," snld
Mrs. Smead boldly. "I will take our
revolver nnd you enn bring tho stove
lifter, nnd wo1 will Interview him
through tho door."
"But what good will that do? Ho may
"Como on," snld Mrs. Smead, con
temptuously. Sho was only a young
matron herself, but Bhe was not going
to bo ignomlnlously routed by a one
man army, nnd sho led the wny to her
nelgbor's cottage. No other people
lived in tho row, so they had all tho
fun to themselves.
But at thnt Identical moment the 7:40
train, sometimes called " "husband's
train," so many of them went out to
spend tho week's interval with their
families, stopped at tho nearest depot
and Perry Thorne, with his double load
of packages, hovo In sight. Both wom
en wero overjoyed to eco him.
"What's tho row?" he asked, drop
ping his bundles on the veranda.
"A man!" said ,both women at once.
"Where Is Smend?"
"That Isjiwhat I would like to know,"
said Mrs. Smead. "I expect him on thla
"I V.ven't seen him. Who Is the
"A burglar, and he's locked up In
tho library. Don't you think I wns
brnve?" asked Maud, who, now that her
husband hnd come, felt that she might
pose as a heroine.
"Burglars already? Ha! this Is n di
version. Give mo tho key, Maud. I'll
take your revolver, Mrs. Smead. Now,
Indleti, stand aside," and Perry made n
vnllnnt rush for tho library door, which
ho unlocked nnd threw open, at the
same tlmo presenting arms, according
to tho best manual practice.
"Don't shoot!" cried n familiar voice
that trembled, not with fear, but merri
ment, ns Mr. Smend stepped fimlltngly
forward and bowed low to Mnud. "I
am Mrs. Thome's captive," ho said,
"What does this mean?" cried Porry,
his facn (laming.
"Yes, what does It mean?" demanded
Mrs. Smead In the measured syllables
of tho dlvorco court.
"It means," explained Mr. Smead,
"that my wife hns not yet learned to
box tho compass. Sho gave mo 'south
west' and your wife locked me up In a
room that has no ventilation and is un
der ajcrimlnal ban. But I forglvo her,"
he added, with gallant protest, whereat
Maud's cheeks grow red with embar
rassment, and Mrs. Smead said: "Como
home! After this 1 wll meet you at the
train and sec that you don't get Into
tho wrong house."
"Do forgive me, Mr. Smend," said
Maud penitently, while Perry glared
darkly like a Jealous stage lover, "but
you did look so eo "
"Sho said you looked like a convict,"
remarked his wife.
"At least It has made us acquainted,"
observed Mr. Smend, true to his colors,
and with this parting shot ho followed
his wife to the "southeast" cottage.
Twenty per cent of the buslnoss men
of this country havo a capital of less
Of tho farmers of this country one
fourth, or 25 per cent, have propirty
vnlued at less than $1,000.
When the last census was taken tho
depositors In the savings banks num
In tho professional classes of this
country, such as doctors, lawyers,
lynchers, Journalists and clergymen, 40
per cent liavo loss than $1,000 capital.
Tho difference In valuation of proper
ty at the last census was very remark
able. In some states the assessment
was no more than 25 per cent of tho real
value of tho property, while In other
cases it is believed to have been as high
as the selling price.
Tho last census made no account of
noted, bonds, or other promises to pay,
whether public or private, and those
were not included in tho ostimated
wealth for the reason that, while they
are owned by one individual or corpora
tion, they arc owed by another.
In 1850 the total wealth of thlB coun
try was $7,136,000,000, about $308 per
capita; in 18C0 it had risen to $1C,1G0,
000,000, or about $514 per head; In 1870
it was $30,009,000,000, or about $780 par
head; in 18S0 It had risen to $13,C42,
000,000, or $870 per head; and In 18$0
to $02,000,000,000. or $1,000 nar heat).
The actual money is only J1C to each
CHURCHES FOn SALE.
Half n lloirn on tlio Market In l'nltn
drlpliln Str.uiRo I'nca for Oilier.
If nn,vono desires to buy n church
ho will nnd somo rnro bnrgalns those
days, says tho Philadelphia Record. As
in other commodities, tho Btipply of
churcheB for Bale fluctuato consider
ably, but JtiBt nt present, owing to tho
rapid westwnrd push of business, tho
number for unlo is larger than usunl,
nnd the would-bo purchnscr must bo
hard Indeed to plenso who cannot And
ono nccordlng to his fancy In architec
ture nnd size. There nro now on tho
mnrkct In the centrnl portion of tho
city nt least half a dozen church edi
fices from which tho congregations havo
departed or want to depart. Tho
Epiphany, nt Fifteenth and Chestnut
Btreet8, found a rendy purchaser In
John Wannmnker, who will pay down
over 5G0O.O0O for it ns soon ns the con
gregation enn find n site on which to
build another church. They have now
been over a yenr In nn unsuccessful
sonrch for such n site, owing to tho op
position of neighboring Episcopal
churches. The strange uses to which
churches nro sometimes put Is exem
plified by tho old Episcopal church on
Filbert street, nbovo Seventeenth,
which is now used ns a stable by the
Adams Express Company. A few doors
away, at Eighteenth nnd Filbert
streets, is nn old Presbyterlnn church,
which is now being used by a firm of
stone-cutters. On Vino strct, cast of
Eighth, another nnclcut house of wor
ship is doing duty ns a factory. Snlcm
Methodist Episcopal Church, nt Juni
per and Lombard streets, will soon Iobo
Its Identity, hnvlng been purchased by
tho Bnptlst Publication Society, which
will put a printing and publishing
plnnt in oporatlon thcro In n lnrgo
building to bo erected on Its site. Only
n Bhort tlmo ngo tho Tenth Presby
terian Church, nt Twelfth nnd Walnut
streets, wns purchased and rnzod to tho
ground to make room for tho Episcopal
dlocesnn house now going up there.
Mnny efforts havo been made to pur
chase tho old Chambers' Presbyterian
Church, at Broad nnd Snneom streets,
but tho congregation decline to name
iny price for their property.
A HINT TO DECORATORS.
Tlio Itesnliitlon of Light linn Much to
o with ArtWtlo ItPriiilt,
The regulation of the light from tho
windows hns much to do with tho ef
fective results in tho furnishings of n
room, and is a matter of no small Im
portance. One window Is done in pnlo
pink drnpery silk or silknllne, tho
shades being lncc-edged. Appliques of
the lace may he sewn on In a pattern
when tho shndes nro required to be ex
tra handsome. Tho window draper re
places tho old-fnshloned heavy cur
tains, nnd is made of satin embroidered
with roses, Tho large lamp Btnndlrife
near has a gold, bronze nnd blue enamel
stand, nnd largo shado of Dresden fig
ured muslin. Another window decora
tion is in golden brown velvet, very
prettily cut out. and so simple that It
can be made by any nmateur. It Is
merely nailed on the wall without any
tinder frame. Tho velvet Is edged with
gold brniil, and may bo left quite plain,
or enriched with gold embroidery, as a
little colored application relioves the
Bomber effect of tho velvet. In this In
stance tho sash curtains are of plain
blue silk, and tho long -ones of trans
parent yellow muslin, embroidered with
colored thread. When silk Is em
ployed for bllndB It Bhould bo edged
with fringe, and muslin with lace.
Short blinds mny nlso be supplemented
by an embroidered, thick curtnln ns
protection against draughts. Of course,
taste Is necessary In the choice, nnd
Brussels lace on n yellow foundation
is especially beautiful.
flood Iiomla In Mivhlznii.
The question of good roadB la receiv
ing much attention In southwestern
Michigan this senson, and in many
places more road work Is being dono
than beforo In many years. In the fruit
belt the growers nre awakening to the
fact that it is much money In their
pocket to be able to deliver their prod
ucts in good condition at the shipping
Btatlons, while farmers In general aro
taking much more Interest in the mnn
ner in which the road taxes are ex
pended. Berrien Springs residents
have found the improvement of the
highways to the lake shore a profitable
Investment. Tho original intention was
to attrnct more trade to tho village
from the neighboring farmers, but it
has also resulted In making n favorite
route for parties of Chicago wheelmen,
who ride up from Benton Harbor and
give tho village nn appearance of life,
which hns been largely absent Blnco
the removal of the county scat. Ex.
Wjoinln'K llomeri Hold for n Kong.
In tho great horso raising state ot
Wyoming the lower grade of horses arc
now bolng sold at $3 a dozen, while
Sound, unbroken mustangs can be had
for $1 each, nnd a thoroughly broken
horse, sound in every way, for from $G
to $8. Thus aro tho mighty fallen be
foro the advance of the electric and
cable car, the horseless carriage and
Don't VTrtiit lo .Murry.
According to the registrar-general's
most recent statistics, thore appears to
be a serious indisposition on tho nart
of the male population of merry Eng
land to take unto themselves wives.
During tho months of January. Fohrn.
ary and March of tho present year the
lowest marrlago rate In any quarter on
record was oliservjul. rnnrosnntlnrr in n
per thousand. Tho nearest previous
approacn to this figure was in tho early
months of 1893 nnd the next in 1887.
Tlio Farmer' Little JoUr.
The rains in northern Mfohienn imvn
the farmers say, epoiled all the llttlo
potatoes made big ones of 'em.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U.S. Gov't Report
rrultlffi Mttal'inary 1'tTorti.
A great deal of missionary effort hnB
been expended upon tho Chincso in
California, and especially In San Frnn
clsco, but it requires a microscope to
discover any real conversions after forty
yearn ot labor. In the way of doing
nctunl good for tho wretched people of
our Blums 8100 will accomplish moro
thun 810,000 spent in trying to change
the Chinese in tholr Flowery Kingdom
into followers of Christ nnd heretics to
tho doctrines of Confuclous. Tnltlng
ovorythlng into consideration, it Is a
fair question whether thcro Is not n
great waste of Christian effort ns woll
as of money In these attempts to con
vert Chinese who won't bo converted
nnd whether it would not be moro prac
tical as well ns moro Christian to con
centrate somo of this effort and money
upon tho heathen nt' our very doors
who know neither Christ nor Confucius.
T O. SIMPSON. Marquoss, W. Vn . says'
"Hull's Cnturrh Curo cured mo of n ery bad
cuso of cutnrrh." Drug-Rlsls soil It, 75o.
A bed of potrilled oysters lias been
found on tho top of Big mountain, just
back of Forkston, Wyoming county,
Pa. A short time since A. Judson Stark
nnd William N. Reynolds, jr., of Lnfay
otto college, nmateur geologists, spent
n day on tho mountain nnd brought
back a flno collection of tho potrilled
bivalves. Somo of tho specimens uio
of mammoth size, one in Mr, Iteynold's
possession measuring twentytwo
inches long by nlno inches wido and
weighing forty pounds. Tho specimens
range in all sbes.
I'Iso'b Curo for Consumption nl!oos tho
most obstlunto coughs. Hev, 1). Bicil
Mt'ELLKll, Lexington, Mo., Fob. 14, '04,
Lemon Jul ns 1'olUli.
Lemon julco applied to enst Iron arti
cles gives an excellent ilnlsh to the sur
face of tho mctnl. It turns tho portion
of polished cast troti to which it is ap
plied to a bronzo black, and when
touched over with shellac varnish will
absorb a sufllclcnt amount of tho var
nish to preserve it. To many lemon
juice, would seem to be a weak and in
effective ncld for metal, but everyone
knows how quickly a luiifo blade of
sccl will blacken when used to cut a
lemon, and tho darkening of polished
iron by tho acid is very beautiful.
"Sanson's Maffio Corn Salve." '
Warranted to curo or money itfunJml. Auk jroor
dnipgltt or It, l'rico 15 cent.
A New Tclcnooplii Idem.
After laborious toil at constructing
enormous and complex mechanisms by
which telescopes can bo directed to any
qunrter of tho heavens astronomers
havo nil at onco bethought themselves
of the plan of louvlng tho big tube im
movable and horizontal, and throwing
tho imago of tho desired star into it by
means of a roileotor. This surprising
ly simple plan is to bo followed in
mounting tlio great telescope which is
to bo a feature of tho ParU exposition
Tslti Jtealorcr. NiiHtsuftiTtljnlirr.tiliiy'Kuiu.
Murtelouacurt-i. Trratlunml -trial littlfii''t
Tho Atlantic Monthly for September
contains tho first Installment of a
three-part story, by Charles Egbert
Craddoclr, entitled Tho Mystery of
AVitch-Fnco Mountain. Tho second of
Dr. John Fisko's historical papers has
for a subject John Smith in Virginia,
in which ho reopens vigorously the
discussion in regard to this Interesting
character. Bradford Torry contrib
utes another Tenncssco sketch, Chick
nmaupn, which will be of special
interest in view of this summer's mem
orable gathering at Lookout Moun
tain. Among other features aro Guides:
A Protest, by Agnes Rcppller, import
ant book reviews, and the Contrib
utors' Club. Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,
Calling ii Halt.
Washington Star: "There's just one
thing that I want to say," said the pro
prietor of the newspaper to his man
aging editor, "and thut is thnt we've
been imposed on long enough."
"What's tho matter?"
"Wo'ro going to turn over a uowleaf.
If these pugilists nro going to do their
fighting In tho newspapers they'll havo
to pay for it the bame as tho baking
There is no better magazine for
wives and mothers than Good House
keeping. Springfield, Mass. It has
made a big success in ull of its depart
ments, but its 60,000 readers nre de
lighted with tho scries of anagrams
which it has been publishing. Jn its
.September issue there will be one on
200 popular advertisers and udvfrtitc
incuts, with a series of valuable prizes.
The publishers will send n sample copy
containing particulars for 20 cents.
Frederick Tennyson, the elder brother of
Alfred, will toon J ubiis.li a new volume of
AVaste of tluio und words are the two
greatest expenreii In life
like flowers, fade
and Vi itlier with time,
tue uiooui oi uie rose
is only known to the
cheeks. The tierv
ous strain caused by
the ailments and
pains peculiar to the
sex. and the l.ihnr
and worry of rearing
n f i. ..it. ... aT,...
- t ..,., j, can unci
uc wutcu uy ihc lines in iue woman's nice.
Dull eyes, the sallow or wrinkled face and
those "feelings of weakness" have their
rise in the derangements and irregularities
peculiar to women The functional de
rangemeuts, painful disorders, nnd chronic
weaknesses of women, can be cured with
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. For the
young girl just entering womanhood, for
the mother and those about to become
mothers, and later in "the change of life,"
the "Prescription" is just what they need,
it aids nature in preparing the system for
these events. It's a medicine prescribed
for thirty years, by Dr. R. V. Pierce, chief
consulting pbysiciau to the Imalids' Hotel
and Surgical Institute, at Buffalo, N. V.
VC4- n srli
' 1 ft r1" i I
Yflirro tlio Intrmt Lira.
I am nn old woman and must havo my
say, and 1 toll yon that when you all
como into tho fullest intelligence you
uill find thnt tho threo really interest
ing things of life are thnt human bcingB
nro born, marry and die; that wo grow
up in families, havo fnends, lovers,
husbands, children; thnt the real fillip
of existence tho stimulating charm,
thu ever renewed co'rdlul comes from
thoso simple elementary facts; that they
occasion the talk, tho wit, tho fun, tho
absurdities, the follies, the heartaches,
which make lifo worth living. ,
Tlio Modern Ilcnuty
Thrives on good food nnd sunshine, with
plenty of cxcrclBO In tho open air. Her
form glows with health and her faco
blooms with Its benuty. If her system
needs tho cleansing action of a Inxntlya
remedy, Bho uses the gentle and pleas
ant liquid laxative, Syrup of Figs.
Ono Hpnon Knmicli.
A Boston man travollng through tho
south was obliged to stop over in a
small town whoro thcro was but ono
hotel, at which tho accommodations
wero hardly to bo cnlled elaborate.
When tho colored waiter brought his
dinner tho Boston man found thnt ho
wns to havo roast beef, stowed toma
toes, corn, peas, potatoes and coffee,
tho vegetables served iu tlio usual stone
china canoes. Presently ho Rtild.to tho
waiter: "Dick, pass tho spoons. " Tho
waiter rolled hiseyen in genuine amaze
ment: "Spoons, sah I What you want
with tho spoons? There's yo' spoon in
yo' corn, "
TiiUe I'urkr r'a f Jlnnrr Toiilo home w Itli you
Von lll nnd It to t)cd your oxictai ns In
ntutlnn colj, nnd niiinr Ills, actio and wonkucMui.
Tho record of ntteudnnco nt tho public
schools ot tho United States during the last
year gives a total of 1&,B!10,2C8 pupils.
lnlu la not conducive to ttleoaiire,
eiptcla.ly wlion ocraOonud by coma llimlrrcorns
will plcato you, tor It rvmoYei tlieru injrfectly.
ISVrille In Her llrnln.
In tho clinic of Prof. Von Itardclobon,
in Berlin, tho other day a cuurious sur
gical operation was performed. A 20-ycar-old
seamstress named Wilhelmina
Strango had a darning ncedlo almost
threo inches long removed from her
brain, whoro it must havo been im
bedded slnco babyhood. Tho poor girl
all her lifo hnd often suffered head
aches, somotimes aggravated by
spasms. How tho ncedlo over got thcro
nobody knows. Tho patient hns al
ready bcon discharged from the charito.
Coe'a Cough HalaaiH
la ttic oldnt and brat. It will break lit) a Cold nulorc.
erluao anything eUo. It Is alwaya reliable. Try It.
In Franco an author's heirs enjoy tholr
rights in his productions for fifty years
otter his death.
Uilllurd table, second-hand, for sate
cheap. Apply to or nddross, H.C, Akix,
611 8. 12th St., Omaha, Nou.
Temperance Is tho moderating of ono'a
desires iu oLodlonco to ronson.
On Aug. 2Jth, Sept. 10th and 24th, ISO."!,
the Uuion 1'nciilc System will soil tlelct
from Council Bluffs ami Omaha to point
south nud west In Nobraslm nnd Kansas
tt'Ko to Colorudo, Wyoming, Utah nnd
Idaho, enst of Wolscr nud south of Denver
Canon, ut exceedingly low rate. For full
iufurmutiou, as to rates and limits, apply
to A. C. Dunn,
City Ticket Agent, 1302 Fnrnam Ht.,
The Greatest fledicnl Discovery
of the A y;e.
DONALD KENNEDY, OF ROXBURY, MASS.,
Has discovered in one of our common
pasture weeds a remedy that cures every
kind of Humor, from the worst Scrofuia
down to a common Pimple.
He lias tried it In over eleven hundred
cases, and never failed except in two cases
(both thunder humor) He has now in his
possession over two hundred tertlficates
of its value, all within twenty miles of
Boston. Send postal card for book.
A benefit is always experienced froai
the first bottle, and a perfect cure is war
ranted when the right quantity is taken.
When the lungs are affected It causes
shooting pains, like needles passing
through them; the same with the Liver
or Bowels. This is caused by the ducts
being stopped, and always disappears In a
week after taking it. Read the label.
If the stomach is foul or bilious it will
cause squeamish feelings at first.
No change of diet ever necessary. Eat
the best you ca.1 get, and enough of it
Do;e, one tablespoonful in water at bed
time Sold by all Druggists.
Any alt yog
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twltll An.Aui kl. 11 ..... .
are always ready for ue. Will
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t be beat furcleanaiof waate plpea.
dlalnrectimj iloaa. clouts, waiUln?
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