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Spring is ttw dtanting Smsou
Don't Ngfct Your HtaJth
Vom HMd to Tate Hh4'i
Serin Is the season for
Teaewing. Everywhere accamalatioaa
of waste are being removed sad prepara-
tkms for the new life of another aeasc
being made. This te the time for cl
lag yoar blood with Hood's Sarmpa
xfila. Winter haa left the btood impart?.
Spring Humor, Boils, pimple; erap
t ions, and that tired f celiac; are the results.
Hood's Sarsaparilla expels all imparities
from the blood and makes it rich and
nourfehing. It boilda ap the aervoHs
system, creates am appetite, fives sweet,
refreshing sleep and renewed energy and
vigor. It cores all spring humors, boils,
pimples and erapticw.
Hood s pMa
Is America's Greatest Medicine, ft ; six for $5.
Prepared by C. I. Hood & Co, Lowell, Mass.
HnnH'c Pi He tBeon,Jr Pns to take
nOOa S rlUS Hood's 8arsspsrUla.
Kbbu rack Carriers,
In an article on
article on "Difficulties of
Transportation in the Tropics,'
Engineering Magazine, C. P. Yeatman
tells some remarkable stories of the
strength and endurance of pack car
riers in Colombia. "There are pro
fessional pack carriers on some roads
who make a specialty of carrying bur
dens which the sturdy and much en
during mule cannot stagger under. On
some of the roads you will see at
times what appears to be a live box
6taggering slowly and painfully down
the mountain side ahead of you; as
you draw nearer you may hear the
box grunt, very much as an old pack
mle does at each downward step on
a aeep road. There is something un
canny about the whole proceeding, if
it is your first experience, and you
happen suddenly to overtake the box,
going down hill, for the moving,sway
Ing and grunting mass has no visible
means of support, and no apparent ex
cuse for behaving in such a manner.
Perhaps you may read on its back,
'Mason & Hamlin Organ Company,"
in some similar legend, but that Is no
help in solving the perambulating mys
tery, for whoever heard of a boxed-up
organ wandering alone down a steep
mountain path, and grunting as It
leeled along? Very likely the road is
loo narrow for your mule to pass your
fellow traveler, so you are obliged to
follow in its wake. But at last you
-are able to move ahead, and you find
that the organ is in no way to blame
for moving, for It has a man under
it. Short and stumpy he may be, but
the muscles on him remind you of the
pictures of old Atlas holding the world
ou his brawny shoulders. In one
hand he carries a long, stout cane.with
which he steadies himself on the slip
per" clay, and when he wishes to rest,
be backs up the bank on the side of
the road, settles the lower end of h!s
Scad against the higher ground and
props up the upper end with his stick;
:hen he Is free to slip the plaited ma
Sey fiber bands off his shoulders and
forehead, and step out from under his
It has been estimated that there are
between 150 and 200 women who arjf
practicing dentistry in the Unifceu
Educate Yoar Bowels With Casearets.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forever.
Wc25c If U-CCfal I. drugpists refund money.
Don't believe that the kick of s cow
Is the most acceptable form of milk
can be driven in or driven out. Dr. Ayer's. Sarsaparilla
drives disease out of the blood. Many medicines suppress
disease cover it but don't cure it. Dr. Ayer's Sarsaparilla
cores all diseases originating in impure blood by purifying
the blood itself. Foul blood makes a foul body. Make the
blood pure and the body will be sound. Through the blood
Dr. Ayer's Sarsaparilla cures eczema, tetter, boils, eruptions,
humors, rheumatism, and all-scrofulous diseases.
"Dr. Ayer's Sarsaparilla was recommended to me by ray
physician as a blood purifilr. When I began taking it 1 had
risings or boils all over my body, but one bottle cured me. I
consider Dr. Ayer's Sarsaparilla the best blood medicine
made." Bokkes Craft, Wesson, Miss.
(jjet Aiett $ir$aiarila
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lunsatKl throat troubles.
Send lor uroof
with the stomach.
Safe for all ages.
Dr. Kay's Lung Balm.
Write u. giving all symptoms plainly and our Tbysiclan will tAvo
FREE ADVICE, a fiS-page book of Sold br Druggists or cent by maU.
recipes and a FREE SAMPLE. Price, lOcrats aad 25 centsT
Me Dr. at J. KAY MEDICAL
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Dsn'tte fooled wtthanuddntosh
or rubber coat. It you vantacoat
that will keep yea dry in the hard
est storat buy the Fish Brand
Slicker. If not for sale in year
own. write for catalogue to
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TROUBLE OVER A D06.
From the New York Tribune: It
would be a. misfortune If eves a $250
dog was suffered to bring us Into an
international complication. That is
registered as the cost of the McOor
mick dog. Just allowed to land la
England on his way from Paris to this
country, though there is a British
quarantine on foreign dogs, and it
took a profusion of diplomatic corre
spondence to procure its suspension in
favor of this expensive animal. Even
thus its exemption was not without
conditions. It was not allowed to
mingle freely with the British dog and
join it in the customary forms of
canine amusement On the contrary.
It waa enforced to complete Isolation
from its kind while on British soil,
but was permitted such solace as it
might obtain from the companionship
of an under clerk in the legation. On
the whole, its traveling experiences
would be rather humiliating to an or
dinary dog; to one costing $25 a pound,
the sum paid for this extravagant ani
mal, it should be unusually mortifying
if its sensibilities are as acute as its
price would lead one to expect Luckily
its transit has not seriously embroiled
us with Great Britain, and now that
tourist is made ac-
Iquainted with the island law concern
ing the foreign dog, he will no doubt
give It due heed, thus relieving diplom
acy from any amount of perplexity and
embarrassment, and the dogs them
selves from an invidious and painful
Iowa Patent Ofllce Report.
Des Moines. Iowa. March 4. 1898.
The official controversy concerning
our use of the words "Patent Office" in
advertising was referred to the Attor
ney General's department and the
opinion given, favorable to us, ap
proved by secretary of the interior.
The 1900 Paris World's Fair teems
to be stimulating U. S. inventors to
apply for foreign patents.
The "Eureka Blotter fiath Co." of
Chicago, for whom we have a U. S.
patent allowed for their "Blotter
Bath" has ordered us to secure British,
French, German and Canada patents
for their invention.
Six joint inventors at Holstein, la.,
for whom we have U. S. patents al
lowed for a "Method of Makinz Cal
cium Carbide" an for an "Electric
Furnace," for praticing the method,
have ordered us to secure twelve for
eign patents for said inventions.
Valuable information about obtain
ing, valuing and ssllisg paten! s seat
free to any address.
Thomas G. & J. Ralph Orwig,
Solicitors o! Patents.
Professor Hamilton King, the new
minister to Corea, took out his cit
izenship papers in Detroit last Mon
day. His father was naturalized in
Maine more than thirty years ago,
and so he has been a citizen of the
United States by virtue of that fact
ever since, but as he was unable to
show his father's papers he was
obliged to be naturalized before pass
ports could be issued to him.
No-fo-Bae for Fifty Cents.
Guaranteed tobacco lialitt cure, ra-ikcs weak
men strong, blood pure 53c. 51. All druggists.
The citizens of Camfcrldg?, Mss.,
have published a handsome volume
entitled "Ten No-License Years in
Cambridge." which gives in interest-
ine form a history of the no-license
movement in that town and calls at-
tention to the good results, physical
and moral, that have followed from
Wallace: "Why don't you go to
work? You know that worry kills
more people than work." Perry: "I've
heard that, but nothing on earth wor
rles me so much as work'-Mlincin-nati
kind of Cougl!. Cold.
Hoarseness. Influenza. Catarrh, and
of it. It docs not sicken or dlsanve
CO., (Waters OSes) Omaha, Neb.
The success of recent fiction num
bers has induced the editors of Godey's
Magazine to issue a special fiction
number for springtime reading. The
March number is, therefore, rich in
stories. Among the leading tales that
grace the pages of this Issue are the
.following, each individually strong,
climactic and interesting: "It Will B2
as God Wills," by Isabel Bowman Fin
ley, a tale of Creole life; "The Pariah,
a Story of the Isles of Brittany," by
John William Harding, whose books
are well known: "A Journey to Heav
en," by Howard M. Yo3t, one of the
most touchlns and tender tales of
child life that have been told in many
The contractor for the monument
to be erected at Asheville, N. C, to
the memory of Zebulon Baird Vance
has informed the committee in charga
that the monument will be ready for
unveiling any time after March 1 next.
A committee has been appointed to
receive suggestions from the public
and formulate a plan for the un
veiling ceremonies and make report
to a future meeuns of the centra
It Is hard to convince the defra'ed
candidate that it is better to have run
and lost than not to have run at all
J altar he has balancaa Ma bank book.
Ltva Stock Report: The receipts of
hogs for tke trst twelve days this year
were 339.140. aaowiag an increase of
B.2S9 compared with the same time in
1897. when 240,857 head arrived. East
era shipments for the first twelve days
of 1898 were 43.381, while for the same
time in 1897 eastern buyers took 47,771,
a decrease this year of 4,390 head, mak
ing 83,673 more hogs in the hands of
the Chicago packers than during the
first twelve 'days of 1897. A year ago
the hogs averaged 245 pounds, while
this year's arrivals so far will hardly
average 23S -pounds, a decrease in
weight of fully 10 pounds per head,
equal to 13,623 hogs of 235 pounds av
erage. In total live weight this year's
arrivals show for the twelve days an
increase over 1897 of 11.322,935 pounds.
Values thus far this year have shown
some improvement over the corre
sponding time last year. Prices have
ruled fully 25 cents per 100 pounds
higher and the range In values for the
different grades has not been as wide.
The general tone of the market has
been firm and healthy since the holi
days and all hog product has been mov
ing freely. On January 12, 1897, May
pork sold up to $7.90 per barrel, lard
84.05 and short ribs 84.07 per cart,
while the same day the year top quo
tations were 89.50 per barrel for May
pork, 84.85 and 84.80 per cwt for lard
and short ribs. The quality of the ar
rivals since the first of the year shows
considerable improvement, being large
ly young hogs of last spring's litters,
and we have no doubt the old hogs are
well shipped out Our reports have In
dicated considerable hog cholera
through certain sections and a good
many cattle have been marketed in an
unfinished condition owing to the scar
city of hogs to follow them. Through
the southern states, where packers us
ually have a large demand for hog
product, we understand there Is a
shortage in the supply of hogs this
year, which of course will have a good
effect on our market Packers have all
been free buyers for some time past,
and while the weather of late has been
rather against their operating, the of
ferings have been easily disposed of
from day to day. Indications, In gen
eral, are favorable for a continued ac
tive Inquiry for the hogs, and while we
do not anticipate any sudden rise we
confidently believe the market will rule
stronger and valfees continue to im
prove somewhat as the season ad
vances. A Cure for Roup.
Mr. Benjamin Myers of Indiana, in a
conversation with a representative of
the Farmers' Review, gave this as his
experience with roup. He said that for
merly he had lost a good many fowls
by the roup and had been unable to find
anything that would save his birds
when once they had been attacked. One
day a doctor drove along and asked him
about his chickens. Mr. Meyers told
him of his losses by roup, and the doc
tor thereupon gave him a prescription,
which consisted of peroxide of hydro
gen. The manner of application was
to put one tablespoonful of this into
two-thirds of a cup of water. The bill
f the affected fowl was dipped in this,
tare being taken that none of it entered
the eyes. In cases of canker In the
mouth a very little of this peroxide
was put on a piece of cotton and the
places just touched. The result was a
rapid healing of the affected parts. Mr.
Meyers says that before he used this
remedy he had lost hundreds of fowls
from roup, but now he does not fear
roup, believing that he has a certain
Mouldy Hay Feed. That mouldy ha
Is a good food for cattle of any class
or age cannot for a moment be admit
ted; In short, it may almost be asserted
without fear of contradiction that such
fodder is injurious. It makes, never
theless, most Inferior litter, and cer
tainly does not tend to the production
of a high-class manure. Rough hay, on
the other hand, may not be palatable
to the beasts in the state it comes from
the stack, and yet may be converted
into serviceable food by the expendi
ture of a small amount in labor and
the purchase of appetizing materials to
make it more tasty. Such hay should
always be chaffed, and If It can be
steamed, so much the better. Roots,
if pulped, would doubtless induce most
animals to eat such chaff with a relish,
but, on the whole, I consider better re
sults would be forthcoming if linseed
Jelly were thrown over the chaff, and
so thoroughly incorporated with the
cut hay that every particle should be
moistened to some extent. The linseed
may be slightly steeped before It Is
poured into the furnace of boiling wa
ter, but it must be thoroughly stirred
for several minutes or it will surely
stick to the furnace and become bu-.
Farm and Home (London).
Trotting Horses for Market There
are now about 1,100 trotters In the
1:20 list That is a very small per cant
of the two million trotting-bred horses
in America. Breeders have been bend
ing every energy to get speed. The
2:30 limit for recording is now too slow
to be of any special value. Indeed
speed has lost its commercial value,
and trotting horse breeders begin to
realize the fact that the American
trotter must have more size, style and
beauty to get Into the best city mar
A railroad building race Involving
the expenditure of 116,000,000 has been
commenced by two wealthy corpora
tions, each of which desires to own the
first railroad into the Yukon country.
Each road will be about 400 miles
long, running from Pyramid harbor,
near the end of Lynn canal, to points
on Lewis river, below Five Finger
The Dairy Farpje-The business of
the dairyman dees 'not begin-wha end
with the carat the cows, bit reaches
into eveafsafetail of fannaianagemeat
A dalryfarm should became one which
is unusually produafive. Mirror and
The supreme court ofjfinnesota has4
decided that a man who builds a house
en another's lot has no claim ja the
Louse nor canJkKenforce a ljeal against
tae tot ior ps vaiue. j
Thinning of fruitysliould
popular than in the past. As much
fruit by weight can be raised and it
will bring a better price, sometimes
Under proper methods of distribu
tion people would eat double the fruit
they do at present.
The orchard and garden win both
pay their way if given a working
Why doesn't a passion for fancy
drinks denote a love for the beauti
ful? Peanut Tenders anight ba accused of
working a shell
Way does lightning strike
oftener than saloons?
If im. praiae aaaa to Us wlfaake
Don't forget that am ounce of keep
ing your mouth shut is woath a pound
Mltar af Bryan's Paper.
Mr. Geo. W. Hervey, editor of the Oma
ha Weekly World-Herald, writes: "For
years I was troubled with indigestion so
severe as to make it impossible to take
more than two meals a day without in
tense suffering. I tried three of the bert
physicians in the state but they failed to
gve me relief. I chanced to get Dr. Kay's
novator and before I had taken a 25 cent
box I had. so improved that I was taking
three meals a day, which I had not done
for years. I continued its use and it has
been eight month since I used it and I
now have bo symptoms whatever of my
old trouble." If yon have any disease
write us giving yonr symptoms and we
will send free advice by our physician and
valuable 88 page book with 56 recipes
giving various methods of treatment and
a free sample of Dr. Kay's 'Renovator.
Address Dr. B. J. Kay Medical Co., (West
ern Ofllce) Omaha, Neb.
Joseph P. Elliot, of Evansville, Ind..
has just been admitted to the bar. He
is a promising youth of 83.
AN OPEN LETTER TO MOTHERS.
We are asserting in the courts our riant to the
exclusive use of the word "CASTOBLa." and
"PITCHER'S CASTORLA." as our Trade Mark.
I, Dr. Samuel Pitcher, or Hyaarls. Massachu
setts, was the originator of "PITCHER'S CAS
TORIA," the same that has borne and does now
hear the fac-slmllo signature of CHAS. H.
FLETCHER ob every wrapper. This ii the
original "PITCHER'S CASTORIA" widen has
Been used in the homes of the mothers of
America for over thirty years. Look carefully
at the wrapper and see that It is "the kwd you
have always bought." and has the signature of
CHAS. H. FLETCHER oa the Wrapper. No
one has authority from me to use say bsum
except-The Centaur Compear of whlck Chaa
H. Fletcher is President. S -
March 8, 1897. SAMUEL PITCHER. M.D.
"Brute! I knorv that you are lead
ing life." "Well, my dear, I certainly
am not leading a single one." Life.
Catarrh Caaaet Be Cared
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they
cannot reach the seat of the disease. Ca
tarrh is a blood or constitutional dis
ease, and In order to cure It you must
take Internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh
Cure Is taken Internally, and acts direct
ly on the blood and mucous surfaces.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is not a quack med
icine. It was prescribed by one of the
best physicians In this country for years,
and is a regular prescription. It Is com
posed of the best tonics known, combin
ed with the best blood purifiers, acting
directly on the mucous surfaces. The
perfect combination of the two Ingredi
ents is what produces such wonderful re
sults In curing; Catarrh. Send tor testi
monials, free. .
r. J. CHENEY ft CO.. Props., Toieao, u.
Sold bv drurriatB. nrlce
Hall's Family PIUs are the best
If you intend to drown yourself, al
ways remove your clothing. It may
fit your wife's second husband.
Colorado Gold Field.
Colorado is the banner gold-producing
state in the Union. Production in
1897 over 120,000.000. This year prom
ises to exceed $30,000,000. New strikes
are being made every day. Nothing
like since the days of '49. Would
you know all about these things?
Then send twenty-five cents for a six
months' trial subscription to the
"MINING WORLD," an eight-page
illustrated weekly paper. Regular
subscription, $1.00 a year. The news
iest mining newspaper in the world.
Address "World." P. O. Box 1611, Den
It does not improve your husband's
razor to use it forchiropodical pur
poses. The Baltimore and Ohio railroad
stands third in the list of freight
equipment according to the report of
the Official Railway Equipment Reg
Ister in the possession of eight wneel
freight cars for all purposes. The
total number of cars Is 34674. Of this
number almost 14,000 are box cars and
18.000 coal cars, the others belng.re-.
frlgerator, live stock, passenger and
cabocse cars. Even with tltis equip
ment there are many days that a
shortage of cars is severely felt.
One heaping tablespoonful of granu
lated sugar weighs an ounce.
Gin the ChJldrca a Drink;
called Grain-O. It is a delicious, appe
tizing, nourishing food drink to take
the place of coffee. Sold by all grocers
and liked by all who have used It be
cause when properly prepared it tastes
like the finest coffee, but is free from
all its injurious properties. Grain-O
aids digestion and strengthens the
nerves. It is not a stimulant, but a
health builder, and children, as well as
adults, can drink it with great benefit.
Costs about Vi as much as coffee. 15
Candy in excess is worse than rum
Crmcent Hotel, Eureka Spring, Ark.
Opens March 1st. In hrart of Ozark
Mountains, climate mild and bracing,
scenery wild and beautiful. Unequaled
medicinal waters. Excursion rates,
through sleepers, via Frisco Line. Address
Manager Crescent, Eureka Springs, or
Geo. T. Nicholson, G. P. A., Frisco Line,
St. Louis, Mo.
A man likes neatness in a woman's
attire at all times.
Aak for AUea's Foot Ease.
A powder to shake into your shoes.
It cures Corns and Bunions. Chil
blains, Swollen, Nervous, Damp.
Sweating, Smarting and Callous feet.
At all Druggists and Shoe Stores, 25c.
Sample FREE. Address Allen S. Olm
sted, LeRoy, N. Y.
The woman who puts
should know how to. spar.
Dent Tekaces SpK an Saote tear Life fcrty.
To quit tobacco easily and forever, be atar
actic, full of life, nerve and vicor, take Xo-To-Dac,
the wonder-worker, that makes weak men.
strong. All druggists, .tOc or l. Cure guaran
teed. Booklet and saropie free. Address
Sterling Remedy Co.. Cliicago or New York.
Man 13 not in love with every wo-
man he glances at.
Star Tobacco is tne leading brand of
the world, because it is the best.
In the church the kicker gets every
thing ho wants except religion.
Ce'o Ca B) Halsaat
Istfceoldrftandbemt- ItwUl break up eo'd quicker
tkan anything-elie. It is always reliable Trr it.
The egg plant is a native of Asia,
Africa and South America.
1 believe that Piso's Care is the only med
icine that will core consumption. Anna M.
Ross, TTilliamsport, Pa., Nov. 12, 95.
Don't play cards with a woman who
has winning ways.
Mrs. Wlaslow's Seething Syrap
For children teethiDi.noftcns th (na.rcdacalanan
aulioa, allay? pain, cures wlodcoH?. SSeentfa bottle.
A prompt and pointed answer does
not lurn awuy wrath.
ALABABTtSK 18 WHAT?
Aiabastiae is a durable aad aataral
coatiag for walls aad cefliags aatirely
different from all kalsomlae pnparatfeac,
made ntAj tor asa.ia white r twelve
beautiful tiata by the afatpto addition of
water (latest make being adapted to mix
with cold water), pot ap ia dry powder
f oram, ia 6 poaad pacaagea, wits fall dl-
The German- emperor as king of
Prussia has the sole right to name
streets, and he has just refused his
consent to. the proposal to call 'two
streets after the names cf Dr. B2stram
and Dr. Langerhaus, two popular
members of the municipal council.
His majesty disapproves of such a
course during the lifetime of the god
fathers. This apparently refers to men
of official standing only, whose polit
ical opinions might change after t'e
streets had been named, for the Mom
mesenstrasse in Charlotte aburg was
recently passed with approval. Some
new German streets tave a tendency
to long names. "Prince August von
Wurtembergstrasse" is today a rase
and nothing more. The houses have
still to be built
RHEUMATISM AND LA GRIPPE.
A Bassety Whleh Is Sart te Care XBase
d Maay Other Diseases.
"5 Drops" is a remedy for rheuma
tism, neuralgia, catarrh, la grippe and
kindred ailments. The manufacturers
of "5 Drops" have many letters from
those restored to health, of which the
following is a sample:
Paris, Texas, Jan. 9, 1898.
Swanson Rheumatic Cure Co., 'Chi
cago. Gentlemen: I write to accept
the agency for your medicines. Will
send you the amount mentioned in
ycur letter, and please send me the
remedies to begin with. I have some
orders all ready. Please send as sooa
as you can. With many thanks to you
and God, I am enjoying better health
than I have for year3. I feel as if I
am spared to do some one else good
now. Tours truly,
MRS. M. J. JAYROE.
During the next thirty days the coin
pa! y will send out 100,000 of their sam
ple bottles for 25 cents a bottle. From
the past they know that even a sample
bot.Ie will convince one of the merits
of '5 Drops." Not sold by druggista4hat do
only by us or our agents. Agents
wanted. Write to-day -'to the
Swanson Rheumatic Cure Co., 167
Dearborn street, Chicago, 111. This
company is reliable and promptly1 211
For the second time since Cali
fornia was settled snow was seen on
January 10, on Lyon peak, about
twenty miles from San Diego.
In almost every school of the mi
kado's empire it is the custom, one day
in autumn to take the pupils out rab
A curious invent 01
Jsshas jU3t baen ra.ent.'d
iu a XNew iots. mveui
or, which will be of
great me to janitors in
all buildings where ts ere
i3 dec ricny. ih2 cc-
jsice being nothing more
ror Ies3 thr.n an elerlii;
scrubbing machine, which is provided
with a reel, from which extends a
wire having a socket, which socket is
placed in the electrtro-lier when the
switch is turned on and ths mach'ns
begins doing its work. Tfce water ter
carried right on top of the electric
ccrubber upon which also the oper
ator may sit if he desires. Three
scrubbing brushes are whirled noout
and the floor is not only thoroughly
scrubbed, but may be mopped up and
dried as wcll. Inventois desiring to
display their inventions at the Trars
Mississippi Exposition should at orco
place themelves in communication
with Sues & Co., registered patent
lawyers, of Omaha, Nebr. A free il
lustrated hand book may also ba ob
tained in addressing these people.
"I can say for myself that I never
have been mean enough to get another
woman's cook away from her." "Nei
ther have I; but I must confess that
once or twice I tried to work cur ccok
off on some of my neighbors." Boston
PRES, BFKIXI.EY VS. FREE SILVER.
A battle of giants is going to take
place this summer on 30.000 farms in
America, not in talk or votes, but in
yields. Salzer's two new potato mar
vels are named as above, and he of
fers a price for the biggest potato yield,
also 400 in gold for suitable names for
his corn (17 inches long) and oat pro
digies. Only seedsmen in America grow
ing grasses, clovers and farm seeds
and selling potatoes at $1.50 a barrel.
The editor urges you to try Salzer's
Northern Grown Seeds, and to
Sead This Notice with IO Ct. in Stamp
to John A. Salzer Seed Co., La Crosse,
Wis., for 11 new farm seed samples,
worth $10.00, to get a start, and their
big catalogue. w.n.c
Don't think because riches
wings that they're bound to fly
To Washington and Baltimore tI the
There is not a plearanter or itiore pic
turesque route from Chicago to Washing
ton and Baltimore than the Monon, via
Cincinnati and the B. & O. S. W. and B. &
O. Railways. The train service of this line
is comfortable and convenient, consisting
of through palace sleeping cars and
coaches. The time of leaving Chicago is
2:45 a. m., but the sleeper is ready for oc
cupancy at any tinio after 9:30 1. "ir. This
routo trnven-es the garden fcction of
southern Ohio, and paes through the his
toric section of West Virginia in the eve
ning acd down the beautiful and tradition
laden Potomac valley 111 the early monrug.
arriving at the sntiounl capital at 0:47 and
Baltimore 7:55 the next raorninpr. Taken
altogether it is a most comfortable and
restful journey, a tour of education, that
once taken will never bo fopjotten, and tne
oftener repcatoJ. tho more enjoyed.
Fbink J. Rfei,
General Passenger Agent.
Two heaping tablespoonfuls of pow
dered sugar weigh an ounce.
Mother Gray's Sweet Fowders for Children
Successfully used by Mother Gray,
nurse in the Children's Home in New
York, Cure Feverlshness, Bad Stom
ach, Teething Disorders, move and
regulate the Dowels and Destroy
"Worms. Over 10,000 testimonials.
They never fail. At all druggists, 23c
Sample, free. Address, Allen S. Olm
sted, LeRoy, N. Y.
Don't talk too much; a stiff lower
jaw is as useful as a stiff upper lip.
To Care Constipation Forever.
Take Cascarets Candj Cathartic :0c or 23c.
If C.C.C. fall tocurcdruKcists refund money.
"Don't go around looking for trouble
unless you really want to find it
TO CrRn A COLD IX ONE DAT.
Take Laxative Hromo Quinine Tablets. All
Druggists refund the money it it fails to curc,25c
Don't boast of your blood you may
need a purifier next spring.
Smoke Sledge Cigarettes. 0 for Sets.
WHAT ARE KALSOMTJfESr
KalsomiBes are cheap temporary prep
aratioBS manofactared from chalks,
clays, wbitias;, etc, are stack on the wall
with decaying animal glue. Aiabastiae
is a cement, which goo? tbrongh a process
of setting, hardens with age, can be re
coated and re-decorated from time to time
without having to wash and'scrape ofT its
old coats beforo renewing.
Ex-Congressman William, YL Martin
of Texas, who died the other day at
Hlllsboro, in that state, waa known
to his constituents by the affectionate
name of "Old Howdy." He created a
sensation in Washington, where he
was regarded as a typical western
character. He promised before he left
home that the life of the capital should
not change him, and he Intended to
cling to the butternut shirt and the
wide-brimmed sombrero of a ranch
man. Some of his fellow members in
the Texas delegation, who had more
experience, dissuaded him. He took a
room in Willard's hotel and blew out
the gas on the night of November 25,
33S7. The door was broken down and
he was rescued in an unconscious con
dition. Seaad Moaey DtseuaaJeaa.
Between now and next presiden
tial election there will be boats cf dis
cussions of "sound money" and silver.
However opinions may be divided on
these points, there is but one univer
sal opinion regarding the merits of
Hostetter's Stomach Bitters as a rem
edy for malaria and liver trouble.
The last time Queen Victoria open-,
ed parliament was in 1886, and it is
likely to remain the last time, for an
elevator would be necessary in the
house of lords should she again at
tend the function, as she is too feeble
to ascend the stairs.
SEATTLE, unquestionably best aad
cheapest starting point and outfitting sta
tion for Alaska and Klondike, does not ask
or advise you to go, but yon will nad
Seattle's facilities, stocks and experience
unsurpassed and prices .toe very lowest.
Washington state has Klondikesor its own.
Seattle is the chief city. Strangers are
rotected by fuhlic (Jomiort Bureau. Ad-
Chamber of Commerce.Seattle, Wash.
know about the early
Christians? Tommy Our girl is one
of e'm. She gets up in the morning
and ges to church before breakfast.
Beauty la Bioo Dees.
Clean blood means a clean skin. No beauty
without It. Cascarets. Candy Cathartic cleans
your blood and keeps It clean, by stlrrinz up
the lazy liver and driving all impurities from
the body. Kcgm to-uay to oanisn pimpies.
bolls, blotches, blackheads, and that sickly
ltiHniK: i-nmnlexlon bv taking Cascarets.
beauty for ten cents. All druggists, satlsfao
tlon guaranteed. 10c. 23c. 50c
The name California, derived from
two Spanish words, Caliente Fornalli
i. e., "hot furnace" was given by
Cortez in the yea. 1535 to the penin
sula now known as Lower California,
of which he was the discoverer, on ac
count of its hot climate.
first ilay" n of Dr. Kline's Great Are Restorer
Send ior FREE S'-J.OO trial bottle and treatise.
Do. R- II. Kline. Ltd.. 931 Arch St. Philadelphia. Pa.
Lovers are not necessarily alike be
cause they correspond.
Every living thing
Every human body
CURED of them by
The Century for March has two ar
ticles on the gold fields of the north
west. Mr. John Sidney Webb writ3s
of "The River Trip to the Klondike,"
giving many illustrations from photo
graphs. The Alaska Commercial com
pany made application for the estab
lishment of a postal route along the
Yukon river, and last summer it sent
Mr. Webb along the route to make a
preliminary survey. Mr. Webb's tour
of investigation included most of the
coast of Alaska, and he journeyed up
the Yukon as far as the Klondike. Hs
describes not only this famous creek,
but the other tributaries of the Yukon,
many of which have been only par
tially prospected Edward S. Curti3
writes ia the same number of "The
Rush to the Klondike Over tho Moun
tain Passes," this article also being il
lustrated from photographs.
Henry D. Sedgwick, Jr., opens tfc.3
March Atlantic with a sparkling and
suggestive paper upon French aad
English literature, in which he de
nounces the so-called "cosmopolitan"
admiration of everything French as
a "creed out-worn," and demons'ratej
the superiority of our own tongua for
all the great purposes of literature and
shows the superiority of the results
attained by the great English aulhor.s
over anything which has been or can
be accomplished in the French lan
guage. The channel that great minds run In
is never overcrowded.
Both the method and results whea
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing to the taste, and acts
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tem effectually, dispels colds, head
aches and fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is the
.only remedy of its kind ever pro-
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
itse-jtion and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthyand agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of figs is for sale in 50
cent bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
CAUF0MM m STROP COL
8MM HUKOCO. CAL
UHimniE. at. mew torn, sir.
have contracted with you to do Alabae
tine work are furnishing cheap kalsomiaes
that will spoil your walls, sead as a sam
ple, and we will advise you if it is our
goods. If not, do not pay for yonr work,
and we will help you bring the fraudulent
parties and inf ringers of our trade mark
to justice. Alabastino Co., Grand Rapids,
WAST A CHANGE.
rHow many wpmen are saying, "Oh, I
waat a change ffi my wall decorations; I
ap TM C wau papar."Qaaw
A certificate of Incorporation has
been lied with the secretary or state
at Albany of "The American; Congre
gation tha pride of Jerusalem," the
object of the association being-to
rahw funds for the aid of indigent
and needy Jews of all nationalities
residing in Jerusalem and Palestine
by means of dues, donations and col
lections, receptatcles for the latter to
ho placed in all the synagogues and
homes of Jews in the United States
and Canada. The money is to be for
warded to the main organization In
Jerusalem. It is also proposed to aid
the Zlonistlc movement to restore Pal
estine to the Jews, and to furnish and
equip pilgrims and pilgrimages thith
er in conection with that movement,
which is still active here and else
where, though with slight prospect of
accomplishing its proclaimed pur
poses. The strike In New Bedford with
draws $75,000 from weekly circulation.
MRS. PINKHAM CONQUERS BACKACHE.
Four Women Who Owe Thoir Present Happiness to Lydia :
f ham's Vegetable Compound,
m nv (' 1
I o I
Bra IW I
bly, in fact, I ached all over. Was not able to raise myself up some of tho
time. I had no appetite and was so nervous that I could hardly sleep. I havo
taken but two bottles of your Compound and feel like another person, can cow
eat and sleep to perfection, in fact, am perfectly welL Mrs. Su McCuixouair,
f AM CONSTIPATED.
We hear it so often and there are
lots of cathartics of all kinds, liquid
and pfil form, many of them good
s far as they go. But there ia
only one with every quality of a
perfect laxative, -
Mads in tablet form so nice to
cat, perfume the breath, never
gripe, perform their functions so
pleasantly ending in a cure.
A booklet and sample free far the asking, or
yea can buy a box for xoc, 35c sac, at your
drug store. Satisfaction guaranteed. 77
TseSteiliftf Remedy Ce. Chicago. Montreal. RewYork.
MA-Tss-fiBf Bold and guaranteed to cure.To
UVIS Mb bacco Habit by all drtuodsts.
JONES ME FATS THE JFKEIGWT."
Farm and Wagon
Uni-ed States Standard. AMBizes and AH Kinds.
by a trust or controlled by a combination,
r Free Bookand Price List, address
JONES OF BIN6MAMTOX.
MtagaamtM.N. Y..1T.S. A.
The Burlington's Klondike folder is a
veritable mine of information about the
gold fields of the North. It tells how
to reach them, when to go, what to
take, where to buy it, what the trip
costs, when the steamers sail, etc.
Sent for 4 cents in stamps.
J. Francis. General Passenger Agent,
with a world-wide
free to all.
JAMES J. H. CIECORY &S0N, MarMehea.,Mass.
nPfl DCV "EW DISCOVERY:
IVrcIO W quick relief ami cures wort
eaaes. Send for book of testimonial' and 1 days
Ucatssent Free. Sr. a.a.cattvasen. tuu.ua.
MORPHINE and WHISKY HABITS.
UCMK CUKE. Book FKLK. a. J. r.
errsas, uius., cuicibo, ill?
tree, the rl a.
i The bert Ked Kope? Hooflnir for Is
per . ft., cap and nails Included.
Subrtltate for J'laJter. Samples
THE MI SAXILLA KNFISG CO., UIKI, 3. 1.
Wfcea Afsveriaf Adv:rtisesKtts Kindly
Mestio This Taper.
dealers are saying, "Oa, what a nuisance
the wall paper business has become; how
much time and investment it take and
how little the profit I" How many paint
ers and decorators who have lent their
influence to push forward the wall paper
craze now find their occenation gone. To
all such we would say: Use, sell and advo
cate the durable cold water Alabastine.
Alabastine can be used on either plas
tered walls, wood ceilings, Lricfc or can
vass. Is absolutely fireproof in its nature,
is durable, aad aayoae can brush it oa.
atoiiastiaam arid by paiat deatan fTftj-
MLet an gtr GolftKa nfcs due," eay
Blanche Willis Hftwtfro1. "Men ed
itors do not exclude Weifen'a workv
On the contrary. If wosaja sew) is
their copy in time, It Is nrUKetf m
punctually as men's. It glares at yo
with the selfsame inexorable TisMity
Nevermore may you extract' from it
a superfluous 'and which' or n 'split
infinitlva' Your punctuation upon
which you pride yourself la so trans
planted that you with' consternation
perceive you are the respoaslble au
thor of a stranger's sentiments. The
accents on your foreign words are
omitted or turned the wrong way. As
'Liver Pills' and 'Beef Suet' in Mam
moth letters deface a pastoral 'land
scape, so do huge sensational heal
ings, which your soul loathes. rmW"
check the purling flow of your limpid
platitudes. You are treated precisely
like the men. In these respects a
stony Impartiality obtains inl-ttlitorial
Deak Mrs. Pinkuam: When I wrote to yon last Jan.
I was not able to do anything'. I suffered with back
ache, headache, bearing-down pains, pains in my lower
limbs, and ached all through my body. Menstruation
were very painful. I waa almost a skeleton. I fol
lowed yonr advice and now am well and fleshy, and abha
to do all my own housework. I took medicine from
physician for over a year, and it did not do me aparticle
of good. I would advise all suffering women to write
to Mrs. Pinkham. She will answer all letters promptly,
and tell them how to cure those aches and pains so cwn'
mon to women. Mrs.CL.Wuwc, Marqucz. Texas.
I think it is my duty to write and let yon know what
your medicine has done for me. Fortwo years I suffered
with female weakness, bearing-down pains, headache,
backache, and tibo frequent occurrence of the menses.
I was always complaining; My husband urged me to
try your Vegetable Compound, and I finally did. I havo
taken three bottles and it has made me feci like a dif
ferent woman. I advise every woman that suffers to
take your medic: and be cured. Mrs. Garrett
Licuty, 612 S. Prince St., Lancaster, Pa,
I had suffered for over two years with backache,
headache, dizziness, nervousness, falling and ulceration
of the womb, leucorrhcea, and about every ill a woman
could havc I had tried doctors, but with no success.
and.it seemed as though death was the only relief
iovjCac. Aftcrusingfivebottlesof LydiaE. l'inkhaui'a
Vegetable Compound, and four packages of Sanative
Wash, I am well. Have had no more pain, womb
trouble, backache or headache. Mrs. Claudia
Haltin, Cream Ridge, N. J.
Before taking1 Lydia E. TNikhams Vegctablo
Compound I was afflicted with female complaints
bo that I could hardly walk. My baclc ached terri
W. N. O.
NO. II. 1898.
Meatloa This Taper
If you are interested and wish to
post yourself about the Gold Fields
of the Yukon Valley, when to go
and how to get there, write for a
Descriptive Folder and Map of
Alaska. It will be sent free upon
application to T. A. GRADY, Ex
cursion Manager C. B. & Q. R. R.,
211 Clark Street, Chicago.
IN 3 OR 4 YEARS .11
surcd if you l:ske
tip your home in
l-io InTwl nf lnlot"'
Illustrated pamphlets, giving experi
ence of farmers who have become
wealthy in growing wheat, reports of
delegates, etc., and full information as
to reduced railway rates, can be lind
on application to Department Interior,
Ottawa, Canada, or to W. V. Kentiett,
N. Y. Life Building, Omaha, Xcb.,
Agent for Canadian Government.
FOR 14 CENTS i
toman, and bene offer
Pkfc. Karlr Sprtajr Tamip, W-
Kariiesi iva oeei, mo
IlLimarck Cacamber, Wc
Uaccn Victoria Let tuca, Uo
Kloodjko Melon. le
Jnmbo Giant Onlcn, 15c
WorCi Ol.ea. for 14 cent.
Abore 10 pkgs. worth 91 00, wo will
nail joa fruc, together with out
great Plant and Seed Catalojne
upon receipt of this notice and !?.
postage. We inritojonr trade and
know when joa once ti? Salzer's
aecdsf on wilfneTerert alon" nith-
oat mem. roiaiaeRBlxiM)u
a, Bbl. Catalog alone Sc ftoww.r
JOH1 a. S4LZXK SEZB CO, LA CXOSSK, WB.
Urn Mb O for unnatural
I di.-harj:es. Inflamtuatincg,
I irritations or ulceration
fjf tniifrnll. mrmliranM.
Prcts ccntafioa. i'aiulrsrt. and not a trio
EECriiBtCJK.Ca. Ket or poisonous.
J or cnt in plain wrapper,
hT expreaa. prepaid, for
l.flft. or 3 bottle. 12.75.
Circalrr cent oa reqius
IT WILL PIT MY FMIER
to fend hU sildecr on a potal to J. I STKAtt",
Seward. III., for free circular HlUKtratlnx the ino-tt
humane. prurltaMe. practical and satlfactory method
of ralMnir. handling, feeding and keeping cattle
knowa to husbandmen.
where. Ask your dealers for card of tiats.
Don't boy a lawsuit or injanctJoa with
s cheap kalsomine. All cold-water kalso
mines aro cheap imitations of Alabastine.
No dealer is justified ia risking a suit
and heavy damages while trying to in
troduce and sell a direct infringement oa
Alabastine. The right to manufacture
and sell wall coating adapted to be mixed
with cold water is covered by letters
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Mnu the hair of 16. No thin, M
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