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'Well Known for Deeds of Kindness
and Philanthropy _ ,
AS\S \ ARDENT ADVOCATE OF PE-RU-NA.
The Home of Mrs. Lizzie M. Brewer at Westerly , R. I.
In a letter to Dr. Hartman , concerning
the merits of J'e-rti-ua , Mrs. Brewer writes ,
among other things :
"Westerly , R. I.
"Dear Dr. Hartman I find Pe-ru-na a
sure cure for all catarrhal affections so
common In this nart of the country. It
curi's a cold at once. There is no cough
medicine that can at all equal Pe-rn-na. As
for la grippe , there Is no other remedy that
can at all comjmrc with Pe-ru-na.
"I notice Ii medical journals , and from
the testimony of my neighbors , that the
doctors seem < inlte unsuccessful In treating
la grippe , especially In removing the after
effects of la grippe. From personal obser
vation in many cases I know that Pe-ru-na
is a sure specific for these cases.
"I am among the sick a great deal In our
city and have supplied many Invalids with
IV-ru-na , simply because I am enthusiastic
THE EXCELLENCE OF SYRUP OF FIGS
is due not only to the originality and
simplicity of the combination , but also
to the care and skill with which it is
manufactured by scientific processes
known to the CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP
Co. only , and we wish to impress upon
all the importance of purchasing-
true and original remedy. As the
genuine Syrup of Fig's is manufactured
by the CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP Co.
only , a knowledge of that fact will
assist one in avoiding the worthless
imitations manufactured by other par
ties. The high standing of the CALI
FORNIA FIG SYRUP Co. with the medi
cal profession , and the satisfaction
which the genuine Syrup of Figd has
given to millions of families , makes
the name of the Company a guaranty
of the excellence of its remedy. It is
far in advance of all other laxatives ,
as it acts on the kidneys , liver and
bowels without irritating or weaken
ing them , and it does not gripe nor
nauseate. In order to get its beneficial
effects , please remember the name of
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAX FRANCISCO. Cnt.
tOUISVILLE. Kr. NEW YORK. N. T.
far as the eye could reach
oil cither side what you
might call iiseaof wheat *
- was what a locturer.
s p v a k i n p of Western
Canada , said while refer
ring to that country.
For particulars as to
routes , railway f.iri's , etc. , apply to X. Bartholo
mew , yth Sircpt. Di-s Moiiics , Iowa , Agent for the
Government of Canada.
The Success of the Season.
A $ l 2 MAGAZINE
FOR 50 CENTS.
A Richly Illustrated and Beautiful Peri
odical , Covering the Whole Field
of Popular Reading.
THE LEDGER MONTHLY is the marvel
of the age for beauty and low price. Wit-h
its Artistic Lithosr.iphic Colored Covers.
Superb Pictorial lllus.rations , Serial and
Short Stories by Leading Writers of the
World , and Special Departments of Dec
orative Art , Embroidery , Home Employ
ment for Women , and , in fact , every De
partment of home improvement which adds
to the economy and charm of home life , be
it indoors or outdoors , THE LEDGER
' MONTHLY is beyond question , and , accord
COA1A1ENTS OF THE PRESS OF
THE WHOLE UNITED STATES ,
the most wonderful production for its price.
Simply to see a copy of THE LEDGER
MONTHLY Is to IK ? firmly convinced that
no such costly periodical has ever been of
fered to the public for so little money. Your
eample copy will prove this to you.
Your Postmaster -will show you a sample
copy of THE LEDGER MONTHLY raid
also take vour subscription for THE
LEDGER MONTHLY for a whole year for
only 50 cents.
Don't fail to ask your Postmaster to let
you look a't a sample copy , and you will be
sure to give him your 150 cents for a year's
subscription to THK LEDGER MONTHLY ,
the Great Family Magazine.
ROBERT BONNER'S SONS , Publishers ,
15G Ledger Building , New York City.
_ P- . m n - . -
Wo ml erf til.
"There Is positively the dumbest man
I ever saw. Why , that fellow doesn't
know anything ! "
"And yet he Is chief assistant Jn bis
.wife's Intelligence office , " " *
in my faith as to its results. I have never
known It to fall to quickly and permanently
remove that demoralized state of the human
system which follows In grippe.
"In all cases of extreme weakness I use
Pe-ru-na with perfect confidence of a good
result. In cases of weakness peculiar to
my sex , I am sure that no other remedy can
approach in good results the action of
Pe-ru-ua. It meets all the bad symptoms to
which females are subject. The Irregulari
ties and nervousness , the debility and mis
eries which aillict more or less the women
from girlhood to change of life , are one and
all met and overcome by this excellent rem
edy. 1 wish every young lady In our city
could read your book , 'Health and Beauty. '
"Mrs. Lizzie M. Brewer. "
Ask any druggist for a free Pe-ru-na
Almanac for the year 1899.
'Ihc .Laliorcr and His Hire.
"Run back to the hotel and sec if I
Ifft my watcb iu my room. Here's half
n dollar if you're back with it before
the tra-n starts. "
The intelligent messenger boy waj
off like a shot.
He was back just as the train was
"Yes , sir , " he cried ; "you left it there.
I saw it myself. Gimme my half dollar
lar ! " New York Journal.
How's This !
We oft'er One Hundred Dollars reward foranj
case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's
F. J. CHENEY & CO. , Props. , Toledo , O
We the undersigned have known F. J. Chenej
for the last 15 years , and believe him perfectlj
honorable in all business transactions and finan
cially able to carry out any obligation made bj
WEST & TKUAX , Wholesale Druggists , Toledo , O.
WARDING , KIXNAX & MAUVIX , Wholesale
Druggists , Toledo. O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally , actinp
directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces ol
the system. Price 75c per bottle. Sold by at
Druggists. Testimonials free.
A Great Find.
"I hare just run across a wonderful
book of poems something altogether
"In what way is the book so unlike
other books of poetry ? "
"The author doesn't sign his first and
second names in full only the initials. "
COMBINATION OF HEALTH AND
New Districts in Western Canada
Adapted to Ranching and Mixed
Calgary , Alberta , Nov. 4,189S.
To the Editor of the Duluth Evening
Herald , Duluth , Minn. :
Dear Sir As to many replies to the
some-seeker of Minnesota , I can cheer
fully say this country is better for a
poor man than Minnesota if he wants to
farm and raise stock. 1 have spent one
winter and two summers which I find
more pleasant than any winter I have
sect' ' 1 Minnesota for eight years. The
soy0 , * s are short , but the effects of long
fJtlCs \ bright sunshine produce a very
rowth of vegetation. There is
) ney in raising coarse grains and
to hogs and cattle , for pork and
ways bring a good price here.
> e worth from $4 to $4.50 live
per cwt. and beef about the i
same'1 There is plenty of railroad land
to be had very cheap and on long time
payments. A man does not want to
think he can pick up money on the
ground here , but there is lots of it in the
ground and labor will take it out.
There is a vast scope of country north
of Edmonton , Alberta , which can be
settled and a large scope of country
west of Edmonton adapted to ranching
and mixed farming.
This country is the best place I have
ever seen for the cure of consumption. j
I could refer you to different people 1
here who were in the last stages of con
sumption , who are now in perfect
health and able to do any kind of hard
work and are very prosperous.
Hoping this may benefit home-seekers
who are willing to work for an honest
living , I remain yours very truly ,
( Signed ) CHARLES M. SCOTT.
Any agent of the Canadian Govern
ment will gladly give information as to
settlement , terms and rates.
"I suffered nearly all night from in
somnia , " said the drummer.
"I'll bet you $2 , " roared the country
landlord , "that they ain't one of 'em In
my house. " Indianapolis Journal.
A catalogue of 3UU prizes , suitable tc
every taste and condition , mailed on in-
jniry. Prizes given for saving Diamond
"C" Soap wrappers. Address Cudahy
Soap "Works. Smith Omaha.eb. .
He Why are you so cold ?
She It may be because 3011 are
something of a frost. Indianapolis
Easily Gotten Over. -
A cripple from a sprain Is one who
neglects to use St. Jacobs Oil to cure It.
Prompt use of it brings prompt cure ,
and the trouble is gottea over easily.
Ail Unhampered M.ind.
"How did you learn golf so quickly ? "
"I never dabble in croquet or check
MISTRESS AND MAID.
stand in need of
MISTRESSES as maids , and
the time has come when house
wives must realize that the relations
between them and their servants can
not be those of slave and his owner.
Moreover , the sooner it is realized by
every mistress that all the cardinal vir
tues are not to be found in a single
individual , the soouer will she establish
the domestic peace of her household.
Even were it possible to find young
women so richly endowed by nature ,
that no fault could be found with them ,
they would be worth more than a few
pounds per annum to any family. Di
rectly we produce servants with an
gelic tempers and an abnormal love for
work , who never want rest or holidays ,
or a watchful eye over them , then may
we rest assured that wages will go up
by-leaps and bounds , and truly they
will be worth whatever they demand.
But until the millennium comes we
have no hope of finding domestics of
this type , and meanwhile our best
chance of securing better service is to
realize that , as the mistress is the pivot
of the whole domestic machinery , she
ought to come much nearer to perfec
tion than those she governs , says the
Lady's Pictorial. And the best mis
tresses are those who do not look for
perfection in servants , and yet strive to
bring them by easy stages to that ideal
state. What is more and of the utmost
importance is that mistresses should
not blind themselves to the fact that
their maids are of like passions with
themselves. They need to be consid
ered in little matters sometimes. Their
work is monotonous , their hours long ,
their duties many , and their * tempta
tions often very great. All these things
are frequently forgotten by those who
employ them , with the result that do
mestics resent being treated as ma
chine's , and rebellion ensues. There is ,
however , a wide distinction between
showing consideration to employes and
pampering them. There is no need
whatever to treat one's servants as if
they were distinguished guests ; but ,
on the other hand , it is a fatal policy to
show them less consideration than
one's dogs , and to act towards them on
ihe principle that as much value as
possible is to be got out of them for
the lowest possible remuneration.
Influenced the Czar.
The international peace movement
has many prominent people as warm
supporters and promoters. One of the
most active is Mrs. Luttner , who before
her marriage was the Countess Kliii-
FJIA.U BEJITIIA VOX" I.UTTXER.
sky. She is a voluminous writer on the
subject. She has written articles on
international disarmament for most of
the large papers of Germany and Aus
tria. It was after reading her book ,
'Down with Arms , " that the Czar of
Russia resolved to issue his universal
"When Tots Toe In.
The little tots who are inclined to "toe
( n" when they begin to walk can have
this fault quickly rectified if attended
to in time , says the Philadelphia Times.
The mother or nurse should rub ( at
least twice a day ) t-'ie oufer side of the
little legs with a firm upward stroke.
Hold the little foot in your hand in the
correct position. Recollect , do not rub
down , and not on the inner side of
the leg. The object is to nourish and
strengthen the outer muscles , which are
proportionately weak. Begin below
the ankle , and rub to the knee , slowly
and quietly , but not too lightly. This
treatment faithfully persevered in will
sonn correct the trouble.
True Co-operation ,
The unselfishness which brings a
wife into true co-operation , the love
which makes sacrifice a joy , are essen
tial to the success of the woman who
means to prove that fortune is not all
that makes a man rich. She has to rise
above the plane of duty well done , she
Jias to aspire beyond making the best
of things , and become creative. She haste
to produce light and courage , and give
to the faded new brightness , and gild
tiie worn and marred , and lend to all
tliey possess the magic of her smile.
Benefits of College Training.
A contemporary says : "American
girls go to college now by thousands
and tens of thousands as unconcerned
ly as they used to go to the grammar
schools. It Is now expected that a girl
shall go to coiiege if she wants to , quite
is much as boy. ? , and some parents in
moderate circumstances act upon the
principle that it is rather more neces
sary for girls to be well educated to
meet contingencies of life than for
boys , since there are more occupations
wherein young men can succeed in the
world than young women. Apart from
possible professional or business life ,
the future home-and-society-makers of
America go to college for love of study ,
and for the broader and better culture
which college training gives them. II
the great need of a nation is mothers ,
as Napoleon said , it looks as if twen
tieth-century Americans are to have
healthy and well-educated mothers , to
give the best possible start in life.
There is no more nonsense talked about
the health of college girls. Most of theni
improve in strength and in poise of
nerves , during their years with their
books. Early hours , regular tasks and
all the forms of modern girls' athletics
keep up the standard of good health
during the years of special intellectual
training of the daughters of America ,
in all her colleges and universities. "
Woman's Watch Pocket.
The originators of late fashions have
solved a problem which has puzzled
women ever since women's watches
were first made. They have decreed
a new pocket for dresses. That pocket
is a watch pocket , and it is located on
the inner part of the left sleeve , mid
way between the wrist and the elbow.
The little pocket , from t.he outside of
which a circular piece the size of the
37 KW WATCH POCKKT.
watch face has been cut , is convenient
ly seen and can bp readily reached by
the right hand. The flap of the pocket
is padded with soft material , so there
is practically no danger of breaking the
watch. The watch is slipped into the
pocket from the side and buttons se
cure it from falling out. As in the case
of the wrist watches which were much
worn several years ago , the face is al
ways in plain sight , and the time of
day may be seen by the wearer at 2
Wfcen you come to think of it , says
Dorothy Dix , in the New Orleans Pica
yune , the situation is like this : Foi
the great majority of women , theii
sole chance of happiness is bound up
in their husbands and homes. If theii
homes are unpleasant ; if , after the firs'
fervor of love in the honeymoon passes ,
they fail to be companions and chums
with their husbands , they have laic
up for them a future of desolate
Now , this being the case , one would
think that any woman with a single ,
solitary glimmering of reason would , it
only for her own selfish benefit , make
every effort to render herself so agree
able and so attractive that her husband
j would prefer her society to that of any
one else. But do thej * ? Gracious , no'
There is nothing else in the world that
fills me with as much amazement ai
the recklessness with which womei
deal with their husbands. I know
plenty of women who never let theii
husbands make a statement without
contradicting them , who parade their
husband's failings before company , and
who , if there is some one topic that
can always bring on a family row ,
never miss a chance to lug it into the
conversation. And these women actu
ally complain when their husbands geoff
off to seek congenial company else
where. Think of it !
To Break Up a Cold.
It is much more difficult to break 115
a baby's cold than an older person's.
Oiling the throat and chest with some
penetrating oil every night and laying
a warm flannel over it should be done
as soon as a cold is visible. A fev ;
drops of pure olive oil should be given
if there are any signs of a cough. It is
wise to oil the bridge of the nose and
over the eyebrows to loosen a cold in
the head. Always be careful to keep a
baby sufficiently warm. It is safer to
have a hot water bag or jug at the feet.
If the cold grows more severe give a
hot bath in a warm room. Oil thor
oughly the entire body and wrap in f
flannels and blankets.
The Feminine Observer.
Sickness is a great Icveler. It reduces
us , one and all , to the estate of little
A tea cozy is a dainty gift for tin-
woman who entertains her friends at
The church-going woman has hei
monogram in raised silver on her pray
er book and hymnal.
The "born cook , " like/ the genuine
workman , turns out a good job with
the materials at hand.
How popular a game is ball , be it tin
pigskin , the wee white ball , that played
to the rhythm of a waltz or the voice ol
"the bald-headed tyrant from Xo Man's
Land ! "
Most Nourishing Foods.
Butter and bacon are declared by a
medical writer to be the most nourish
ing of all foods.
The Knormous Gold Product of 1898.
From South Africa , the Klondike and
Australia gold is being shipped in large
quantities. This year's output will nearly
double that of any previous twelvemonths.
The sale of Hostettcr's Stomach Bitters is
also increasing very fast. This famous
remedy will cure dyspepsia , indigestion ,
constipation , nervousness and weakness.
Lawyer Are you a married man ?
Witness No , but I was run over by a
trolley car once.
The Shortest Way.
The shortest way out of an attack of
neuralgia is to use St. Jacobs Oil ,
which affords not only a sure relief , but
a prompt cure. It soothes , subdues and
ends the suffering. ,
The wives of Siamese noblemen cut
their hair so that it sticks straight up
from their heads. The average length
of it is about 1 } inches.
In Winter Use Allen's Foot-Ease.
A powder to be shaken into the shoes.
During winter your feet feel uncomfort
able , nervous , and often cold and damp.
If you have perspiring , smarting feet or
tight shoes , try Allen's Foot-Ease. It
warms and rests the feet and makes
walking easy. Cures swollen aiul
sweating feet , blisters and callous spots.
Relieves corns and 'bunions of all pain
and is a certain cure for chilblains and
frost bites. Try it to-day. Sold by all
druggists and shoe stores for 25e. Trial
package mailed FREE. Address Alle.i
S. Olmsted. Le Roy. N. Y.
All earthly delights dre sweeter In
expectation than in enjoyment , but all
spiritual pleasures more in fruition
than in expectation. Felthara.
Gates' Mexico Tours.
First tour leaves Chicago Jan. 17 : second
end tour leaves Chicago Feb. 11 , ISO1. ) .
Price of ticket includes nil traveling ex
penses for thirty days. These tours are
made by special trains of palace cars , in
cluding dining cars. For descriptive hooks
and r-'ttos write to Chas. II.-Gates , Toledo ,
More hearts pine away in secret an
guish for unkindness from those who
should be their comforters , than for
any other calamity in life. Young.
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take Laxative Brome Quinine Tablets. All
drugcists refund the money if it fails to cure.
25c. The genuine has L. B. Q. on each tablet
During the last twenty-five years the
number of college students in the coun
try in proportion to population has in
creased over 400 per cent.
There is economy in using Diamond
"C" Soap in the laundry in preference
to other kinds.
A cannon ball fired from one of the
great Krupp or Armstrong guns travels
2.S87 feet per second.
For Infants and Children.
ling ih Stomachs andBoweJs of Bears
ness and Rest.Contains neiUier
driitt Scti +
Aperfect Remedy for Constipa
tion , Sour Stomach.Diarrhoea ,
Worms .Convulsions Jeverish-
ness sndLoss OF SLEEP-
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Sic Simile Signature of
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THE CCMTAUn COMPANY. HCVJ YORK CITY.
Bear in Mind that "The Gods Help
Those Who Help Themselves. " Self
Help Should Teach You to Use
IX SECRKT I.ANGUA < ; fc.
CORRESPOND with your friends and luisi-
ness acquaintances. So simple a child can learn
It so complex tliat no one can read it without
the key. Send lOc ( silver ) for this wonderful
stcret. Can al o use for cost mark unlimited
number of combinations. J. H. JONES ,
Lock Box 59. Sioux City , Iowa.
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w WRITING TO ADVERTISERS
. . please say you satv the advertisement
In tills paper.
From Ilond to Foot.
For oil aches , from head to foot ,
Jacobs Oil has curative qualities to-
reach the pains and aches of the huraao
family , and to relieve and cure there
There would have been no "grena
diers" at Bunker Hill erccpt for Spain ,
since the "hand grenade" and the
"grenadier" both get their names from
the city of Grenada.
Piso's Cure for Consumption la our only
medicine for coughs and colds. MM. C.
Belts , 439 8th ave. , Denver , Col. , Nov. 8 ,
An elephant is possessed of such
delicate sense of smell that it can scent
a human being at u distance of a. thou
It's just as easy to buy Diamond "C"
Soap as inferior kinds. Your grocer
There are said to be fewer suicides
among miners than anwag any other
class of workmen.
These nuisances , rheumatism acJ tbo coiit. are rf
ievetl by Glenn's Milplmr ioaii.
Hill's Hair and WhlsKer Dye , blacS or ! > rmMu5 e.
A docile disposition will , with appli
cation , surmount every dfllcul : y. Man.
The Old Reliable Tile Kc int ly isstill tllO
favorite never falls to relieve , -l.oo by mull
for one month's treatment. Ceo. ! I ! 'IASTISO ,
Observe your enemies , for they first
flnd out your faults. Anlisthencs.
MnoTitiNu JITKOP mr ChlliJrut
f tiling : sottens the turns , rocucen inflammation.
Hllayn pain , cures wind colic. .Scentn alx > UK >
If a man makes a fool of himself over
a woman she is usually satisiled.
WANTED. Caseof bad health that R-M'-A .V3 trill
not benefit. Send 5 cents to Ulpnns Chemical Co. .
New York , for lOgamolesnud 1.000 testimonial.
The superior man is slow in his words
and earnest in his conduct. Confucius.
Is paused by acid in the blood. Hood's
Sarsaparilla neutralizes this acid and
cures the aches and pains. Do not suffer
any longer when a remedy is at hand
Take the great medicine which has cured
so many others , and you may confidentl.v
expect it will give you the relief you sc
much desire. Got only
America's Greatest Medicine for Rheu
Prepared bC. . I .Hood & Co. , Lowell , Mass.
Hood's Pills cure sick headache. 25reit > .
A Natural Black by
dngli a ni's Dye.
Price 50 cents of all druggi.sti or
R. P. Hall & Co. . Nashua. N II.
CURE YOURSELF !
ODKES Use Big G for unnatural
Inlio5d j . discharges , Inflammations ,
Qn r ntetd irritations or ulcerations
not to itrietare. of mucous membranes.
- - Painless , and not aatrin-
THEEVAHSCHEHICiLCo. Bent or poisonous.
or sent in plain wrapper ,
by ezpregg. prepaid , for
Jl.OO , or 3 bottles , $2.75.
Circular sent on requtit.
S. C. N. U. -
CURES WHERE ALL ELSE FAILS.
Best Cough Syrup. Tastes Good , use
In time. Sold by druggists.