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FIELD V/AREHOUSE MANAG !
Cured of Catarrh of Kidneys by
Pe = ru = na.
HON. JOHN T. SHEAHAN , OF CHICAGO.
Hon. John T. Sheahan , who has been for seventeen years mannger of Marshall
Field & Co.'s wholesale warehouse , and is corporal 2d Regiment Infantry , 1. N.
G. , writes the following letter from 3753 Indiana avenue , Flat Six , Chicago , 111. :
\Peruna \ Medicine Co. , Columbus , Ohio.
Gentlemen"-'Lastsummer I caught a cold which seemed to set
tle In my kidneys and affected them badly. I tried a couple of kid
ney remedies largely advertised , but they did not help me any. One
of my foremen told me the great help he had received In using
'iPeruna in a similar case , and I at once procured some.
"It was indeed a blessing to me , as I am on my feet a large part of
the dayt and trouble such as I had affected me seriously , but four
foottles of Peruna cured me entirely and I would not be without it for
three months' salary. " JOHN T. SHEAHAN.
Mr. Jacob Fleig writes from 44 Stun serious nature of the disease is at once
ner avenue , Brooklyn , N. Y. : suspected , but the chronic variety mny
come on so gradually and insidiously
"I am now a new man at the age of that its presence is not suspected until
seventy-five years , thanks to your after it has fasteued itself thoroughly
wonderful remedy Peruna. " Jacob upon its victims.
\Flelg. At the appearance of the first symp
Catarrhal inflammation of the mucous tom Peruna should be taken. This
of the kidneys , also called remedy strikes at once at the very root
* "Brisht's disease , " may be either acute of the disease.
or chronic. The acute form produces A l > ook 011 catarrh sent free by The
'symptoms ' of such prominence that the Peruua Medicine Co. , Columbus , O.
3T series of studies for large pict-J
pres of the Capitol , library , White'
House and other public buildings in
"Washington are being woikfd upon
by the distinguished artist , John
tRess Key , a grandson of Francis Scott
-Key. TJtiPfwdtiHss will be exhibited
* tiEe"Worlds * Fair.
Fair weather prophets are good
guessers in Payta , Peru. In that place
there is little use for umbrellas , as
'the ' interval between two showers of
rain is about seven years. '
True liberty iz the result ov jealous
A fust-rate pun Iz a literary mosaik
and if a man iz lucky nuff to execnte
one , he ought to stop right there.
"There is going to be a fireworks
display at one of the nearby summer
resorts , " said tha host.
"My dear sir , " answered the visit
or from Kentucky , "I get enough of
politics when I am at home. I don't
want to see or hear anything that
reminds me of an election. "
Biojc Ts fa
. gg& >
QUICKLY CURED BY
Another Suenuuk liolintH.
"Have you any eviaence apainsfc
tbe prisoner ? "
"None , " answered the detective.
"Then why did you arrest him ? "
"It's a great idea of my own.
When the real criminal sees an innocent -
cent man in trouble , maybe he'JJ
come forward and confess. "
It has been said , with great truth
that the grandest phases of the bu-
m.in character are exhibited in sur
mounting difficulties. Failure seems
but to discipline the strong ; only the
weak are overwhelmed by it. Diffi
culties draw forth the best energies
of a man ; they reveal to him his
true strength , and train him to the
exercises of his noblest powers.
Difficulties try his patience , his en
ergy , and his working faculties.
They test the strength of his pur
pose , and the force of his will. Let
no one say that because he knows a
little , and can do a little , he ought ,
therefore , to rest where he is , and ,
dismayed at difficulties , give up with ,
"it can't be done it is of no use'
trying. " Would you lie in the gut
ter if thrown down there ? No ! get' '
up , act , work , cultivate your nature ,
determine to advance ; and if you
are resolute , you must eventually
succeed. There may be difficulties' '
to encounterbut the dawn will surely - '
ly come to him who has patience toi
await it , and who has energy of pur-1
pose to giapple wiht those difficul
ties , and subdue them. One half of1
tne difficulties will be found imagi
nary , when they are fairly fronted. ,
In the dark we stumble , and are.
co .fused . by the tirst glimpses of !
light we are apt to despair and
think the light will never come ; but
at last we liud a footing , atjd the
daiknt'SS flies away , as we hastily
emerge into the upper air. llupd
and diligence are the life and soul oi
success. The temper in which the
words "It can't be done ! " are ut
tered , have IHI kinship with these.
"It can't be clone ! " dues nothing ; it
is a giving up in despair. But " 1U
can be dune ! " "Ib must be done ! "
"It snail be done ! " always achieves1
we nders , and in the end seldoius :
Professional criminals are usually
destitute of wisdom teeth. So sa > s an1
Young man , the business world
cannot use you if you spend your
Sunday afternoons and week day
evenings playing cards for a nickel
cigar. You need not ask for a job-
while your breach stinks with whis
ky , either. Hickinan Enterprise.
The landscipa around the M exican
National Pavilion at tne World's
Fair is receiving the finishing
touches. The area is 160 by 125 feet.
Tha tract is being sown to blue ,
grass this fall and next spring thel
grounds will be embellished with a
wonderful collection of Mexican
plants and flowers.
It is a great art to play the fool
well : good fonJs are the skaresestj
things in market. _
Has He Found It ?
Polk , Ark. , Nov. 9. A remedy that
will absolutely cure Rheumatism has
been discovered by Mr. George Hiland
of this place. Mr. Ililnnd is satisfied
that the remedy ho has used is a sure
cure , for it cured him of a very serious.
case of Acute Rheumatism when he
was so bad that he could not move.
This is what ho says :
"I was troubled with what is called
Acute Rheumatism in 1900. I was in |
such shape that I could not move with
out help. I was treated by a physi
cian , who helped me some , but I was
still in great pain when my wife saw
Dodd's Kidney Pills advertised as a.
cure for Rheumatism. She insisted on ]
my trying them , and I felt better after
taking the first box. I continued , and
now I am well and able to work all
the rime. I have found Dodd's Kidney
Pills to be just what they are claimed
to he , a perfect cure for Rheumatism. " '
Mr. Hiland's very positive statement
seems to settle all doubt as towheth -
pr or not Rlipurmti rn cnn h < * cured.
riTO Permanently Cured. No fits or nerrouine * * after
II I 0 flirt dar's UKof Dr. Kline's Great Jierre Re
storer. bend for KKEK $3. OOm-U bottle and trr-fttU * .
DR. K. H. EL1NK. Ltd. , $31 Arolj St. . Philadelphia. Pa.
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tries to help others by telling of the good thingo she has learned through experience , and so the
sale of OASOABETS is nearly A MILLION BOXES A MONTH. The wisdom of years of exper
ience -with her own health , and grandpa's and her children's , and her children's children's haft
taught grandma that in CASOABETS Candy Cathartio has been discovered THE ONLY
PERFECT FAMILY MEDICINE for all bowel troubles , children's diseases , diseases of the stomach
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Keeping It in Circulation.
A. man who "was hurrying home from
bis office in New York to his home In
Brooklyn found his entrance to tbe
ferry-slip barred by another man , who
was arguing with the ticket seller , says
the New York Press. Hewaited a lit
tle -while in the hope that the dispute
would be settled and he might catch
his boat , but neither of the two parties
to the argumentwould yield.
"I tell you the dime is Canadian , and
you've no right to pass it off on me. 1
must take a car on the other side , and
they won't take Canadian money on
the cars. "
"Can't help that , " replied the ticket
seller. "The money is good. We take
It here every day , and don't object to
it , and the banks -will take it , too. Why
don't you go up-street and change it ? "
he added , sarcastically.
"Go yourself , " said the other man.
The dispute was getting tiresome , so
'the man who had been -waiting his turn
and listening accosted the protesting
"Let me see the dime , " he said.
lie took the coin , and promptly gave
the man ten cents in United States
money in place of it. The argumentative
tivo passenger passed on.
"Did you offer this dime to that fel
low ? " asked the second man of the
"Yes , I did. What of it ? " was the
'Nothing , only I want two more fer
ry tickets , " was the quiet answer , and
the Canadian dime slid back to the
An Ominous Outlook.
"What is going on here ? " asked the
washing machine * agent , who was of
an observant turn of mind. "A sort of
strained , half suppressed expectancy
* seems permeating the entire village.
What is It that is about to happen ? "
" \Vell , " cautiously replied the land
lord of tbe PiMiitjtown tuvtrn , "I ain't'
supposed to lie inakiif any talk about
it , but a side-whiskeie.l , portly chap
that posed as a kind of philanthropist
Avas here last winter , when fuel wis
so scarce and costly , you recollect , and
kindly and very cheap sold the people
a lot of crushed stone coated with tar ;
and it's reported that he's corain' back
here to-morrow with a circus , either
to deliberately skin us again or b'cuz
he's forgotetn where he is on tbe map.
Of course I ain't got anything to say ,
but I sorter judge that that portly par
ty is on tbe eve of a great crisis , right
now ; but then , if you make your bed
1 s'pose you've got to lie in it , even if
you do carelessly happen to spread it
on an ant-hill. "
The Coming1 Trouble.
"Hello , Laura , is that you ? "
"This is George. Say , I can't get
anything to eat downtown here to-day.
The hotels and restaurants are all
closed on account of the strike. Have
a good dinner ready for me when I
come home. "
"I can't do It , George. The girl says
all the grocery stores and meat mar
kets out here are closed on account of
the strike. "
"Well , cook up a pudding or some
thing of that kind. "
"Can't do that , either. No milk to
day. The milkmen are all on a strike. "
"Well , Great Scott ! Can't you send
one of the children In with a luncheon
of bread and molasses ? "
"No. Johnny says there are no trains
or street cars running. But , say , may-
je 1 can "
"Well , go on. Maybe you can what ? "
But there was no response.
Everybody at the telephone office had
gone on a strike.
Tramp Changed His Mind.
Friends of a resident of the northern
section of the city are enjoying a story
which he tells at his own expense. The
gentleman in question is a six-footer
ind Is proportionately broad and solid.
He lives on Blant avenue , and as he
was passing along the haLhraY the
other day a brisk ring was given the
front door bell. He turned to the
doot , opened it and found himself con
fronted by a bit of a man , a sort of
pocket edition , much the worse for
wear and evidently belonging to the
"Well , what do you want ? " the man
of. the house asked.
"Ah ah please , sir , " the man on
the doorstep stammered , looking up at
the man towering above him , "I ah
-yias going to ask for some of your
old ' clothes , but ( another glance at the
big } man in the doorway ) I've changed
Shelley L ilced Bread.
The poet Shelley was very simple In
his tastes and found his chief pleas
ure in long , solitary rambles. Bread
bec'Vne his chief sustenance when his
reg .ien attained to that austerity
which , afterward distinguished it He
could.have lived on bread alone with
"Do you know , " he said one day tea
a ! rieud , with much surprise , "that Mr.
Gr * does not like bread ? Did you ever
knotv > a person who disliked bread ? "
His.-trientl explained to him that Mr.
G. probably bad no objection to bread
in moderate quantity at a proper time ,
and'with the usual adjuncts , and was
> i 1 * . ' nwi. Ing to devour several pounds
r f dry bread at a meal.
Mielley had no such ob'ectlon ; his
ockcts were gent rally well stored with
ead. Sometimes he ate with his -bread
L lie common rni ins which he bought at
) mall grocers' shops.
Failed to Reach Pole.
During the nineteenth century 200
* . is. iiumberle lives and over $30-
J.COO were loot in futile efforts to
each the north yole.
There are s , eral ways to pay debts ,
put most * of them are paid with re
THE BOOMING CANNON
RECITALS OF CAMP AND BAT
Survivors of the Rebellion Relate
Many Aranslns and Startling ; Inci
dents of Marches , Camp Life , Forag
ing Experiences and Battle Scenes.
"You never could tell , " said the Ken
tucky Major , "what would happen in
the army. Early in 1SG1 , the Kentuck-
lans who wanted to enlist hi the Union
army drifted In three directions. Some
went to Rousseau at Camp Joe Holt in
Indiana , others with Woodruff and
Guthrle to Camp Clay in Ohio , and
others again to Camp Dlclc Robinson
or to Nelson in eastern Kentucky.
"Of all the officers who left Louis
ville In April and May , 1881 , none were
more popular than Rousseau and
Woodruff , and brilliant careers seemed
opening to both. Rousseau went for
ward without a break to a major gen
eralship. Woodruff went at the head
of his regiment , the Second Kentucky ,
to West Virginia , and at the very be
ginning of the campaign was captured
by the enemy at Scary Creek , and the
regiment he had organized went
through the war under the leadership
"Neither Woodruff nor any officer
with him when he rode Into the ene
my's lines was at fault , but all were
held prisoners while officers on duty
were winning reputations. Woodruff
never returned to the regiment , but
saw service as a general officer In
commands far removed from the men
who followed him from Louisville into
the Second Kentucky Regiment at
"Meantime , another Second Ken
tucky regiment had been organized UH-
der Colonel Speed S. Fry in eastern
Kentucky , and another First Kentucky
regiment under Bramlette. The First
and Second Kentucky regiments organ
ized at Camp Clay were deep in the
West Virginia campaign before the
question of title was settled , and then
Fry's regiment became the Fourth , and
Bramlette's the Third. Rousseau's
regiment numbered the Third Ken
tucky regiment finally became the
Fifth , and Whittaker's the Sixth , the
colonels of all of them winning pro
motion In the army or In public life.
"Lieutenant Colonel Neff and Cap
tains Hurd and Austin , of the Second
Kentucky , were captured with Wood
ruff , and In time all were sent to Libby
prison ; John R. Hurd was captain of
Company F , and Ms capture advanced
to command immediately Lieutenant
Jacob H. Smith , who became a briga
dier general in the regular army and
made a reputation as a fighter In the
Philippines. Hurd , however , soon re
turned to his regiment as major ,
through what he called a happy cir
"While in Llbby , he noticed that the
Confederate or city surgeons who came
to the officers' quarters passed the
guards on a green ribbon tied on the
left arm. Many of these surgeons
were not In uniform , and one day
when one of them dropped his green
ribbon badge Hurd picked It up , tied
it on Ms own arm , and , putting on an
authoritative air , marched past the
guards and out in the streets of Richmond
mend , making good Ms escape and re
turning to his regiment with the pres
tige of daring adventure ,
"The Fourth Kentucky started out
In independent fashion. It was the
only regiment In the service In which
the companies were arranged In alpha
betical order from right to left , Com
pany A coming on the right and Com
pany K on the left , whereas , under the
rule , the flanking companies were A
and B. This departure seemed to me
at the time pure contrariness , but Gen
eral Thomas approved the arrange
ment and it stood to the end. It wa
the Fourth Kentucky Infantry , mount
ed , which In June , 1804 , rescued their
frlendB of the Fourth Kentucky Cav
alry at Lafayette , Ga.
"Colonel Watkins , of the Fourth Cav
alry , was at Lafayette with 450 men
of the Fourth , Sixth and Seventh Ken <
tucky Cavalry , when he was attacke-J
by General Pillow with a force of two
or three thousand men. The fight was
a town fight from the first and re
markable because of the means em
ployed In defense. As soon as the fir
ing began the Kentuckians took pos
session of the court house and jail and
barricaded the doors and windows
with sacks of corn. From behind these
corn barricades they beat Pillow's men
off until the Fourth Kentucky Infan
try , well mounted , sent Pillow's men
scurrying away in what their disgust
ed general called a panic. This Is the
only case , I believe , hi which Kentuck
ians fought behind corn breastworks. "
"There were a good many Kentuck
ians , " said the captain , "in the First
Kentucky Infantry , but it was mainly
made up of young Buckeyes eager to
get to the front , and on its return for
muster out , in 1864" , the regiment was
welcomed home , not at Louisville or
Lexington , but at Cincinnati. In fact ,
the boys , all through the service , were
In the habit of calling themselves the
First Cincinnati Orphans. From first
to last the two Camp Clay regiments
were brigaded together , just as were
the Fourth , Fifth , Sixth and Seventh
regiments of Kentucky cavalry. But
on election days the First Kentucky
Infantry voted for Ohio officers , and
when discharged the men scattered to
homes In Ohio.
"After a long service In Virginia ,
Tennessee , Mississippi and Georgia ,
the regiment came at the very lost to
lervlce under a Kentuckian. General
Hobson. in Kentucky. While awaiting
at Newport barracks , the
ra -J > * .
regiment was called out1 *
gau on Ills last raid In Kei
men had been given a BK
absence , and few were h I
when Hobson's order came.-
onel Inserted a notice In tht.
natl papers outilulng briefly tb.
tlon and ordering his men to report V
duty next morning. That little adver
tisement was like a bugle call , and the
men came pouring Into camp eager for
one last scrap with the Keutucklan
who had caused them so much trouble.
"General William Nelson organized
the Third , Fourth and Seventh regi
ments of Kentucky Infantry , but when
he came to command a division of
BuelTs army not one of them served
In his command. Instead the First
and Second Kentucky regiment * were
brought from West Virginia and
served to the lost In the division or
ganized by Nelson , fighting under him
at Shlloh and under John M. Palmer ( a.
Kentuckian by birth ) at Stone River'
and Chickamauga. " Chicago Inter
A Soldier at 11.
There are only 77 officers on the ac
tive list of the army below the grado' ' ,
of general who served In the Civil
War. All of these with one exception
will soon be retired. The exception !
Is that of Col. John L. Clem , of the >
quartermaster's department , whose aga
limit will not be reached until 1915.
This extended time is due to the fact
that "Little Johnny Clem , the drum
mer boy of Chickamauga , " as he was
familiarly known , was probably the
youngest person who ever bore arms
Col. Clem was also known as "John- *
ny Shlloh , " from the fact that In thq
battle of Shiloh be rode to the firing }
line on a caisson by the side of a vetj
eran artillerjnian , and then performed ,
an act of daring In such a brave and
cool manner that it gave him a name
iu history. He drummed the charge
at Shiloh when he was only 11 years
old , and with his short musket he klll
ed the Confederate colonel who de
manded his surrender at Chickamau
ga. He Is a popular officer , not only
with his fellows of the army , but la
social circles as well , being as genial a ,
man as he is chivalrous a soldier.
Col. Clem was born In Ohio on Aug.
13 , 1S51 , and in May , 1SG1 , before he
was 10 years old , he offered his serv
ices to the Third Ohio Regiment as
drummer , but the mustering officer de
clined to enlist him because of his size
and his youth. Later he offered his
services to the Twenty-second Michi
gan , and , though enlistment was refused - ;
fused , he was permitted to accompany.
the regiment to the field and to beat tha
"long roll" In front of Shlloh In April ,
1862. His soldierly manner and conduct - *
duct in that engagement so won tha
confidence and admiration of the offl-i
cers of the regiment that In May , 1863.-
he was permitted to enlist as a drum
mer and was then known as "Johnnyj
Shlloh. " But It' was on Sept 28 , 1863
at the battle of Chickamauga , that ha
displayed especial bravery. He ha&
just passed his 12th birthday annlver-l
sary and had laid aside his drnm for &
musket , the barrel of which had been.
cut down for his use ; and after acting-
as a "marker" for a time he took his
place in the ranks. As the day closed
and the army retired to Chattanooga
his brigade was ordered by the enemy
to surrender , and "Little Johnny" was
himself covered by the sword of au
Confederate colonel. His regiment was
then fired Into , and , falling oa If
the Juvenile soldier lay close until dar
when he went to Chattanooga and
joined his command. But as he fell
to the ground he fired at the Confed
erate officer and killed Mm , and this ,
demoralized the Confederate command )
In such a way that his own associate * ,
For his bravery young
made a sergeant by Gen.
and detailed to the headquarters ofl
the Department of the Cumberland. H *
also received a silver medal from thj
hands of Miss Kate Chase , daughter *
of Chief Justice Chase. He vro.t afters
ward captured by the Confederates andj
held prisoner for 63 days , and aftecj
Ms release he was promoted to orderlyi
sergeant by Gen. Thomas. He wa
discharged from the service In 8ep-i
tember , 1864 , when he returned to hi *
old home and attended school , beingj
graduated from the Newark High
School in 1870. President Grant , wh ® (
had kept watch of "Little Johnny" af
ter tne war ended , appointed Mm aj
second lieutenant In the regular army !
in 1871. Three years later he went to
the artillery school at Fortress Mon
roe for a course of instruction in mili
tary science , and a year later passed
a most successful examination.
Did Not Fill the Bill.
A young bachelor , who was beset by ,
a sewing machine agent , told the latter - ,
ter that Ms machine would not an
swer the purpose.
"Why , " said the agent , with volu
ble praise , "it is the best on the mar
ket In every respect. "
"That may be , " replied the supposed
customer , "but the sewing machine I
am looking for must have flaxen hair
and blue eyes. "
Abont Her Value.
It was a brave and manly act *
young man , " said the millionaire. "At
the risk of your own life y ou rushed !
into the burning building and saved ?
my only daughter from a horrible fate.
How con I reward you ? "
"Oh , I don't know , " replied the hero
"Do you think a couple of dollar *
would be too much ? "
Smith I don't think much of D
Brown I do.
Smith Because why ?
Brown Because he owe * me
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