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OPINIONS OF GREAT PAPERS ON IMPORTANT SUBJECTS
HEN the great Shakspeare was in the throes
of writing his love lorn Romeo and Juliet he
demanded , to know "What's in a name" and
went on to some fatuitous remarks that a rose
by another appellation would smell just as
Now that may be all right according to the
eductions of the immortal bard , but a name cuts a good
ted figure in the life of an Individual before he gets
through using it.
It is a pity , a great pity , that so few children npw-a-
flays are named appropriately. Of course it is impossible
ko Judge when a baby is named what kind of a man or
Womau it will grow up into. Tlie name which fits to a
kT" when it was first given may not suit at all in after
fearsuud the little fairy of a girl for whom "Dotty" seemed
Inventofl will bear the name very Incongruously in later
Drearswhen she admits to 175 pounds weight and some.
Eheri there is the small boy whose frontal development
Beems to call for such a name as Aristotle or Socrates and
ttho , when he attains man's estate , has a hard time holding
iown a job behind a dry goods counter at $ G per. *
Tlicse misfit names are bad enough but they at least
toave uouie meaning , some force , and even if they do not
fit exactly they have the advantage of being the names
d men. admired and venerated.
But it is this senseless fashion of perpetuating a fam
ily narnu through a son wliich seems to be on a perfect
rampugc just now that Is the most absurd.
Tho Johns' and James' and Henrys' even the Earls'
and Percys' , those names so dear to a romantic mother ,
have given way to her family name or some way back
connection of the father if it happens to be a nice sounding
W have Jjimes Brown and Morgan Smith , Clarke White
tnd Atkins Black , while Montgomery Grey and Woodstock
Green are given cognomens which laugh loud and long
Mt tlielc unpretentious following. Marten Henry or George
fit their unpretentious following. Martin Henry or George
frames are not so bad , but what can a mother mean when
Ihe burdens her son with Manning O'Brien or Beauchamp
Every boy born Into the world Is entitled to a decent
name , one of which he will not be ashamed , either as a
ichoolljoy or a grownup. The old-fashioned ones ought to
be good enough for any boy , and it Is to be fervently
hoped that this fancy of tagging a boy with a foolish name
frill fioou die out and those of their forefathers will come
hi theic place.
THIS THE DAY OF THE SPECIALIST.
S your boy learning to do something useful ?
Is he n machine , a loafer , or is he preparing
to join that great army that can do things no
better than its fellows ? The greatest problem
in England just now is what to do with the
unemployed. The other day in London a des
perate man out of a job killed his four boys and
htmeelr Thousands sleep In the parks at night and beg
by day. The Salvation Army is arranging to send out-of-
to Australia and to Canada , where there is a greater
opportunity for unskilled labor. And at the same time
London is searching and
advertising for competent em-
ployai. In many lines there are not enough skilled men to
fill the jobs that are wnitng.
It 8 a terrible lesson that should have weight on both
slden of the ocean. The unskilled human is a ship without
Alt THE COMFORTS OF HOME.
Wbxn Mrs. Hirain Porter had a sign
painted which bore the words , "Cotter
Brook Farm , " and advertlsedn-n three
Boston papers for. boarders , she knew
most r > f the trials which were likely to
beset licr path , for before her marriage
she had kept summer boarders in an
"Oo you have the same folks year
after year ? " asked one of her former
neighbors when Cotter Brook Farm
fcad been in operation for five years ,
"or tin they change so you keep having
now tote ? "
"it depends on what folks want , "
aaicl Mrs. Porter , decidedly. "If they
are riulisfied with a good , plain table ,
comfortable beds , all outdoors and a
mother's care , they keep right on com
ing ; If they aren't , they don't. "
"What do you mean by 'a moth-
er'a care ? ' " asked the old neighbor ,
"t mean just that , " said Mrs. Porter ,
firuily. "They've all been younger
folks than I , or if they're older they're
kind , of childish In their judgment , of
course. If oue of my boarders gels a
cold , I put him or her straight to bed
with pepper tea inside of 'em and a
hot flat outside.
" 1C they don't like the treatment , I
put it to 'em that I'm not going to
have Cotter Brook Farm get the name
2 being unhealthy. Most generally
they laugh and give in ; if they don't ,
ifs Uielr last season.
"So with other things. Wet feet I
took out for , and getting overhet on
the tennis or croquet grounds. And
sitting over the stove in a shut-up
room I don't hold to for more than
about , so long. And when I see the
young folks all beat out , I send 'em to
"There's another thing. When the
Bight mail conies , sometimes there'll
be a. lelegram or two with it. Well , I
ever give those out till the next morn
ing. C should if 'twas earlier in the
evening , but Jake doesn't get round
ttH after nine o'clock. I figure it-out
4nat.IC the news is good it'll be all the
better In the morning , and if it's bad
they'll have their night's rest , any
way.I always sen : ! telegrams up
TvlUi the hot. water pitchers in the
morning at seven o'clock. The first
train doesn't go till nine , so that's time
enough In any case.
"There's been one or two that have
acted provoked about that , but I've
dealt with them promptly , and that's
bef ; the end of it. I've never had
any ( rouble with ivnso.inhia folks , not
* uillv * " Youth's Omp : iitm.
a. rudder and it is only a question of time when he will go
on the rocks. The unskilled man loses individuality. He
represents only so much muscle , and when he works his
employer knows him only by number. It is impossible that
he should provide for his future or for old age. AH his life
his Is a fight for bread , and at the end of the road stands
There never was a time when It was so essential to
teach the rising generation to do something well , to special
ize , as now. Hard times may pinch the skilled worker. But
for the man who doesn't know , who has not learned , and
has only his uneducated muscle for sale , they mean
tragedy. You who have sons should remember that In
England while thousands are crying for bread , there Is a
skilled labor famine. Kansas City World.
ON FOOD BEFOBMS.
HE housewife who wishes to change the
dietary of her household should go about it dip
lomatically. The fleshpots have a firm hold on
the modern Egyptians. Even the promised
land of health and success cannot keep them
from turning about unless you are mistress of
the fine art of finesse. First of all you should
learn to cook vegetable purees and soups. To cook vegeta
bles so they will appeal to palate and eye requires no mean
skill. Nothing Is more unappetizing than badly cooked ,
water-soaked vegetables. Begin by substituting a well-
made puree for the meat dish at the supper or luncheon
table. Try eggs instead of meat for breakfast. Reduce
the use of meat to once a day. Then once in a while have
eggs or fish or vegetables as tho principal dish at dinner.
It is a great mistake to cram any new theory down your
Give it to them a taste at a time , and they'll grow
enthusiastic. Change all at once and you'll arouse opposi
tion which will make change impossible.
Most people eat altogether too much meat. This induces
a hankering for stimulants. A well-known student of
sociological phenomena ventures the opinion that the In
creased use of vegetables and fruits will do more to pro
mote temperance than all the arguments of tho Prohibition
ists. Harper's Bazar.
NEIGHBORS SHOULD CALL.
HAVE made a discovery a great many wom
en refrain from being neighborly , which is
nothing more than courteous , because of their
Ignorance of etiquette. They are conscious of
their shortcomings , naturally sensitive and dis
inclined to place themselves at a disadvantage.
So they keep much to themselves and only
make social intercourse with those they have known long
enough to lay aside formality.
In cities , friendly neighborhoods are not common.
Apartment living is a foo to acquaintanceship because the
dwellers in these convenient homes are a shifting popula
tion. Then we are all prone to the weakness of wanting to
know something of our neighbors before we establish
friendly relations with them. Really , we ought not to
consider anything but the fact that they are human beings
who have settled in our vicinity. We should make the first
call that etiquette requires , and if we learn , later , of a rea
son for nipping the budding acquaintanceship , we can do it
with propriety. We have performed our duty , and In jus
tice It should be said that the nipping process is not often
required. Philadelphia Bulletin :
POLYGAMY AS IT IS.
Mormonlsm Flails Protection In Fact
Whole Truth Cannot Be Told.
The following incident is actually a
fact , though on the surface it appears
almost unbelievable , says Marian Bon-
sall in the Housekeeper. A certain
unmarried woman was ill and was
thought to be about to die. Her
friends , fearing for the fate of an un
married woman In the hereafter , went
hurriedly to a man of their acquaint
ance , a bachelor , requesting him to
be sealed to her immediately. He
consented , being willing to have her
for his wife hi the life to come. But
the unexpected happened , and the
young woman was restored to health.
The man to whom she had been sealed
continued to live as he had done , and
she lived at her home as a single
woman. Some time after , the young
woman married a man of her faith ,
and lives with him and her children
to-day. In the meantime the man died
to whom she had been sealed for eter
nity but not for time. He was n man
of considerable wealth , and on the
strength of the sealing , the woman ,
the wife for time of another man ,
sued for the former's property in the
Utah courts and got It
It is Impossible to grasp the full
Import of the whole Mormon situation.
Its unwholesoineness , its repulslveness
and its general degradation are its
very protection. The whole story can
not be told and Insinuation seems vul
gar. And what makes the situation so
intricate , so almost hopeless , Is that
individually the mass of the Mormon
people are so admirable , so sincere and
so earnest. Mormon women are as
womanly and as lovable as other wom
en. They look the same , act the same
and feel the same as other women.
And yet the women , who constitute
the only spirituality to be found in
all Mormonism , have not been taken
into consideration in their religion , ex
cept as they can assist in building up
the glory of their husbands.
IJlstwter Mmlc Auntie Talkative.
A little girl being required to write
an essay of 250 words about a bicycle ,
wrote the following : "My auntie has a
bicycle. Oue day she went out for a
ride. When she got about a mile from
home her dress caught In the chain and
threw her off and broke the wheel. 1
guess this is about fifty words and my
auntie used the other 200 words while
she was carrying her bicycle home. ' *
Kansas City Journal.
Three Knock-Out IJIowxt.
The blow of a whale's tail is the
strongest animal force In the world ;
the kick of a giraffo in second and the
stroke of n lion's pa the third.
CASES OF CHINESE THRIFT.
Celestial Empire a Poor Field for Ac-
cldent Insurance Companies.
"China would be a poor field for ac-
cident insurance companies , " said a
man in the tea trade. "The inhabit-
ants would be only too glad to get hurt
in order to collect their insurance.
"Up the river from Hongkong
there's a little settlement of English-
men. Just across the river is a grave
yard , inhabited by a few scrub birds
of the snipe family. They are very
poor shooting , but your Briton must
have sport of some kind , and shooting .
these birds Is the only sport in sight ,
"One day an Englishman let drive
at a snipe and hit a Chinaman who
had just bobbed out from behind a
tombstone. The charge of shot struck [
the coolie In his wrist , putting his p
hand out of business.
"Of course , the Chinaman made a
row. The Briton , wanting to do the
square thing , offered to pay the dam-
age. The coolie demanded $10. Tho
Englishman generously made it $15.
"There was never any good hunting Ci
in the graveyard after that. Whensi
ever an Englishman was seen ap
proaching it , u Chinamuu hid behind
"With marvelous cleverness they'd j E
manage to get in range when the Brit
on fired. If one of them had the luck
to get two or three birdshot in his sys
tem , he would come out , make his roar
"Of course , this drove away the
snipe ; but the coolies took to catching
birds , tying them by tho leg to grave
stones and hiding themselves in holes
from which they could rise and get
shot at the proper moment. The En
glishmen had to stop hunting. It was
"One of the pleasant and refined
Chinese tortures Is crushing the an
kle. There are coolies in Shanghai tlti
who keep a standing offer to submit ti
to this torture , for the benefit of tour tl
ists , at a rate of $5. ti
"I know of several cases where this
offer has been accepted. The coolie t
submitted without a howl , and smiled
when he collected the money. " Kan- ,
sas City Journal. '
One Advantage. h
"I say , " called the wag to the cngij j :
ncer , "a comet has one big advantage
over locomotives as a motive power. "
"What is that ? " a
"It can keep its train running on h
time even after it has been tele c
scoped. " Baltimore American. I :
Remark heard in passing : "Now- .
ndays you have to look out what you '
sny. " Didn't people always hav to
look out ? b
DID A WORLD OF GOOD
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Cure Heart
Pa IDS Dizzy Spells and
Easy to get. hard to gefe rid of ; thafc i
what most sufferers think of dyspepsia.
They are astonished when their stom tch
begins to trouble them serionsly.
They had been eating hurriedly and
irregularly for a long time , to be sure ,
but they supposed their stomacis quite
used to that.
Some people know that the strength
which the weak stomach needs , and for
the lack of which the whole body is suf
fering , can be found surely and quickly
in Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. In hun
dreds of instances these pills have suc
ceeded where other remedies failed.
"My indigestion , " said Mr. J. B. Mil
ler , of Dayton , Va. , "came in the firs *
? lace from the fact thafc a few years ago
worked a great deal at night , and ate
at any odd hour whenever the chance
came , and always very hurriedly. One
day I found myself a victim of terrible
dyspepsia. It kept me miserable all the
time for several years.
" I always had a great deal of distress
after eating , and when I got ; np from my
sleep niy stomach would be so weak that
ife would hardly take any food. I had
very uncomfortable feelings abonfc my
heart , and was dizzy and , whenever I
stooped over and then straightened up ,
my eyes would be badly blurred.
"I read the statements of several per-
sons who had got rid of obstinate stom
ach troubles by using Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills. I bonghfc some and they
did me a world of good. They acted
promptly and did just what was claimed
for them. I have no more distress af
ter meals ; the bad feeling has gone from
the region of my heart ; the alarming
dizzy spells have disappeared , and I am
strong again. "
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold by
all druggists and by the Dr. Williams
Medicine Co. , Scheuectady , IT. Y.
ATTRACTIVE BACK YARDa
Some Good Snzgestiona for Inexperi
enced Gardeners. !
The average town back yard presents
i number of difficult problems to the
'nexperienced gardener who aspires to
be the owner of a "vine and fig tree"
rf his own. As a rule , the tillable por
tions of the plot are narrow and are
hedged by a high board fence that on
jne side reaches a scorching tempera
ture daily in midsummer , while on the
other It Is in many cases destined to
perpetual shadow. A common cause of
failure to produce a pleasing effect in
the long , narrow yard is the planting
of too many hardy shrubs and vines ,
Bays the New York Tribune. They fill
the limited apace in proportions that
are unpleasing to the eye , and the foli
age seldom remains attractive through
the entire season.
A deutzia or two , which can be kept
trimmed In small clumplike bushes ,
and a hardy climbing rose for the rear
end of the fence are enough for the or
dinary space. A grapevine trained over
a trellis built above the kitchen win
dow * will furnish a welcome shade to
that apartment during the summer and
provide luscious fruit for the fall. Af
ter the frosts come the vine can be tied
back , so that it will not shut ou ? the
winter sunlight from the kitchen , and
In the following spring it may again be
spread over the frame.
, With a yard sixty-five or seventy feet
long or more it Is a good plan to shorten
the grass plot enough to allow for a
large ' square bed at the end farthest
from the house , which will be sur
rounded on all sides by a walk of the
usual width. A border bed eighteen
Inches or two feet wide should extend
around the three sides of the yard next
to the fence.
A profusion of vines to hide the fence
jompletely will furnish a refreshing
outlook for hot weather. For the sun-
oy side of the yard nasturtiums , morn-
Ing glories of all kinds , especially the
Japanese varieties , and both the red to
and the white variety of the scarlet
runner may be used. The latter bears
mottled bean , which few people know it
Is delicious when cooked and far sur- j _
passes in flavor the lima bean. On the
shady side of the yard there may be
planted ] clematis , which is beautiful not
Dnly in summer , but when the seed pods J 01
burst in the fall ; both the pink ( and
white solanum and Maderia vines. The
Lopus permurn , which hears beautiful
crimson flowers , will thrive in either
Miss Elderleigli What ! Your baby
K months old and can't walk yet ! Why.
could go it alone at the age of 7
Mrs. Youngwifc Yes , and I notice
rou haro been going it alone ever since.
Birth of a Flower.
Years and years ago and ever so
many years before there lived far
away in a lovely country a youth who
was the most beautiful man in the
world. His name was Narcissus , and
he had a sister as beautiful as him
self , whom he loved very dearly. Nar
cissus often used to go hunting in the
woods with his sister. Each of them
knew that the other one was very
beautiful , but they did not know
the same about themselves. You see ,
they had no looking glasses in those
days at least only the mermaids had
them , and they never lent them to any
one else. One day the girl died , and
poor Narcissus was very unhappy , and
after that he had to go hunting by
himself. Once when he was thirsty
he came to a stream and was just
bending down to drink when he saw
his own face in the water. He had
never seen it before and thought it
was the face of his dear sister. So he
tried to catch hold of her , but could
not. When he had tried for a long
time he was so disappointed that he
killed himself. Then the fairies came
in the night to bury him , but they ;
only found a pretty white flower ,
which is still called narcissus.
$100 Reward , $100.
The rentiers of this paper will be pleased
to learn that there Is at least one dreaded
disease that science has ben able to cure in
all its Eta Res , and that Is Catarrh. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is the only positive cure now
known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh
being n constitutional disease , requires a
constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is taken Internally , acting directly
upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the
system , thereby destroying the foundation
of the disease , and giving the patient
strength by building up the constitution and
asslstinp nature In doing Its work. The
proprietors have so much faith In Its cura-
tl e powers that they offer One Hundred
Dollars for any case that It falls to cure.
Send for list of testimonials.
Address P. J. CHENEY & CO. , Toledo , O.
Sold by Druggists , 73c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Sun in the Poultry House.
If those who raise poultry would
realize that fowls that have had free
access to sunshine during seven , eight
or nine months In the year miss it
greatly during the months of confine
ment , they would do some changing
in their methods of house-building and
arrangement. Unfortunately many
writers are decrying the scratching
sheds , claiming that they are not suf
ficiently valuable to warrant their cost
and maintenance. Of course , if one
has a large poultry house , well lighted
and so arranged that all the sun pos
sible enters , then possibly the scratch-
Ing shed is superfluous. But how
many such houses are there the coun
try through ? One may have a very
small house proper , and by the aid
of the scratching shed raise a good
many fowls. But whatever the ar
rangement of the poultry quarters ,
plan so that they will have all the
sunlight possible , and you will see a
decided gam in the egg production.
RoUbed in Church.
Just think what an outrage it is to
be robbed of all the benefits of tbe
services by continuous coughing
throughout the congregation , when
Anti-Gripine is guaranteed to cure.
Sold everywhere , 25 cents. F. W. Die-
mer , M. D. , Manufacturer , Spring
field , Mo.
Told by tlio Type-writer.
The following correspondence ex
plains Itself :
"Air. Thompson presents his compli
ments to Mr. Simpson , and begs to
request that he will keep his piggs
from trespassing on his ground. "
"Mr. Simpson presents his compli o
ments to Mr. Thompson , and requests f
that in future he will not spell his h.tr
piggs with two gees. " tre
"Mr. Thompson's respects to Mr. e
Simpson , and he will feel obliged if rc
he will add the letter 'e' to the last c
word in tho note just received , so as
represent Mr. Simpson and lady. " ti
"Mr. Simpson returns Mr. Thomp isM
son's note the \M
unopened , impertinence Mb
contains being only equalled by Its b
vulgarity. " c
TVortli Knovrlng : tl
that Allcock's are the original and
only genuine porous plasters ; all other
so-called porous plasters are imitations.
Pat Kim Ont.
Bacon Did you ever hear that fellow 51
Swallow sing ? cj
Egbert No. -r ,
' 'He must be fierce ! "
"Why ? " BC
"He told mo he started snajring in a
housa last nijrht and tLey put iiaa out. " \ T (
"You're joking. "
"No , I'm not. He told me he was
singing and some people were talking
and they put him out. " I bis
Bad Stomach Makes
Ton can not make sweet butter In a
foul , unclean churn. The stomach serves
as a churn In which to agitate , work up
and disintegrate our food as it is beine
digested. If It be weak , sluggish and
foul the result will be torpid , sluggish i.
liver and bad , impure blood. * .
The Ingredients of Dr. Pierco's Golden
Medical Discovery are just such as beat
servo to correct and cure all such de
rangements. It is made up without a
| drop of alcohol in its composition ; chem-
| icalJy pure , triple-refined glycerine being
\ used instead or the commonly employeo.
alcohol. Now tflia glycerine is of itself
valuable medicine , instead of a deleteri
ous agent like alcohol , especially In the .
cure of weak stomach , dyspepsia and the & %
various forms of indigestion. Prof. Finler Jr
Ellingwood , M. D. , of Bennett Medical
College , Chicago , says of it :
"In dyspepsia it serves an excellent pur
pose. * * * It Is one of the best manufact
ured products of the present time In It *
action upon enfeebled , disordered stomachs ;
especially If there Is ulceratlon or catarrhai
gastritis ( catarrhai Inflammation of stomach ) ,
it Is a most efficient preparation. Glycerine
will relieve many cases of pyrosis ( heartburn )
and excessive gastric acidity. It Is useful In
chronic intestinal dyspepsia , especially th
ffatulcnt variety , and in certain forms of
chronic constipation , stimulating the secre
tory and excretory functions of the Intestinal
When combined , In just therleht propor
tions , with Golden Seal root , Stone root ,
Black Cherrybark , Queen's root , Blood-
root and Mandrake root , or the extracts of
these , as in Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery , there can be no doubt of its
preat efficacy in the cure of all stomach ,
liver and intestinal disorders and derange
ments. These several ingredients have
the strongest endorsement in ail such
cases of such eminent medical leaders-as
Prof. R Bartholow. M. D. . of Jefferson Med
ical College , Chlcaero : Prof. Hobart A. liars.
M. D. . of Medical Department , University of
Pa. ; Prof. Laurence Johnson. M. D. , Medical
Department. University of New York : Prof.
Edwin M. Halo. M. D. . Hahneraann Medical
College.Chlcaeo ; Prof. John M. Sccdder. M.D.
nnd Prof. John Kin ? . M. D. . Authors of th
American Dispensatory , and scores of other *
amen ? the leading medical men of our land.
Who can doubt the curative virtues of
a medicine the Ingredients of which hav
such a professional endorsement ?
Constipation cured by Doctor Pierce' *
Pleasant Pellets. One or two a dose.
| A WORD OF CHEER ,
"Poor Mary Emma has broken her
wrist the right one" said Mrs. Lane ,
as she finished reading aletter from
her cousin , Mary Emma's husband.
"Now I'll sit down and write her this
very afternoon , and express my sym
pathy and tell her something cheerful
to take her mind off herself. My hus
band says I can do that better than al
most any one else he knows. " This Is
what she wrote :
Dear Mary Emma Tour good nus-
band's letter was received this morn
ing , and glad I was to get It and hear
the news from you.
Suppose you had broken one of your
legs or an arm , or had suffered a con
tusion of the brain , such as has come
upon Uncle Silas through falling from
a ladder ?
And oh , how thankful we should all
be that we aren't foreigners engaged
in war and Ijable to be blown up at
any time I Every night I read the pa
per and see how peeople are being
killed all over the world , and then y
when I've looked at the lamp to make
sure it's not getting ready to ex- U ,
plode , my heart is filled with gratitude V
to think my lot is cast in Boston. %
Of course , living in New York as
you do , you haven't that cause for
thankfulness , but when you're lying
awake nights with your wrist , think
how it would be if you were out on the
plains or in Africa. Many people are
there , you know.
Then you'll be free from writing for
one while , and that most be a com
fort ; for I can tell from your letters
how . much you dislike writing what a
task it is for you ; and now nobody will
expect : to hear from you for weeks.
Don't on any account strain the mus
cles ] by writing too soon.
But most of all you ought to be
thankful that your husband's nature
so calm. Why , if I'd broken my
wrist or so much as one tiny flngsr
bone , my Sam would have been nearly
crazy : , whereas your William wrotfl
such a beautiful letter about every
thing being for the best , and how ho
always felt resigned to whatever came
those aren't his words , but that's tSm
I can't help thinking that when yoa
sum up all the things for which you
can be thankful and add your deal
William , the pain in your rrrist vrflJ
seem like nothing !
I will write again soon , and rcmala
your affectionate couslu ,
lie trho fipht.sand runs away deprive !
conqnrror " * ' > > - - Of victory.
Some people question the statements
hat coffee hurts the delicate nerves of
he body. Personal experience with
housands prove the general statement
rne and physicians have records of
Teat numbers of cases that add to the
The following is from the Rockford ,
11. , Register-Gazette :
Dr. William Langhorst of Aurora
las been treating one of the queerest
ases of lost eyesight ever In history.
Cha patient is O. A. Leach of Beach
jounty , and in the last four months
je has doctored with all of the spe-
Jalists about the country and has at
ast returned home with the fact im-
iressed on his mind that his case is
A portion of * the opti-c nerve has
wen ruined , rendering bis sight so lim
ited that he is unable to see anything
before him , but he can see plainly any
thing at the side of him. There have
been but few cases of , its kind before
and they have been caused by whiskey
or tobacco. Leach has never used
either , but has been a great coffee
drinker and the specialists have decid
ed that the case has been caused by
this. Leach stated himself that for
several years he bad drank three cups
of coffee for breakfast , two at noon
and one at night According to the
records of the specialists of this coun
try this is the first case ever caused
by the use of coffee.
The nerve is ruined beyond aid and
his case is incurable. The fact that
makes the case a queer one is that the
sight forward has been lost and the
side sight has been retained. Accord
ing to the doctor's statement the young
manwill have to give up coffee or the
rest of his sight will followand the
entire nerve be ruined. Rcgisicr-Ga-
Let it be remembered that the eyes
may be attacked in one case and th *
xtoinach in another , while In others it
may be kidneys , heart , bowels or gen
eral nervous prostration. The remedy
Is obvious and should be adopted be
fore too late.
Quit coffee , if you show incipient
It is easy if one can have well-polled
Postuia Food Co'ffee to serve for the
hot morning beverage. The withdraw
al of the old kind of coffee that is do
ing the harm and the supply of the ele- , * 1
nients in tho Postum which Nature \t
uses to rebuild the broken down , nerve
cells , insures a quick return to the olfl
joy of strength and health , and Ifs
well worth while to be able again to
"do things" ami feel well. There's *
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