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for fall information as to low rate ex
cursion tickets to all winter resorts in
the Southeast, via Cincinnati, Louis
ville, Asheville, Atlanta. Jacksonville
and east and west coasts of Florida, as
may e desired.
A j.hysician -declares that a person
la robust health walks with his toes
pointed to the front, while one wita
his nealth on the wane gradually turn;
his toes to the side, and a bend is per
ceptible in his knees.
"Nature Abhors a Vacuum. "
Soothing in the 'world ;Unds still. If
you are ueU and strong day by day the
blood supplies its tide of 'vigor. If you are
31, the blood is wrong and ouries increas
ing quantities of dise&sed germs. Youcan-
not change Nature, but you can aid her by
keeping the blood pure. Hood's Sarsapa
riBa does this as nothing else can. Be
sure to get Hood's, because
. Brazil has decided to burn 150,000,
000 of its new paper currency.
Mra, TTIaalow'a Sootblea; Syrup.
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One-third of the people who becomo
insane recover their senses.
For starching fine linen use Magnetic
Lord Raglan, in the Crimea, had
under him only 25,000 British troops.
Iord Roberts will be in command of
about 180.000 men.
What a lot of trash
is sold as cough
cures. The hollow
drum makes the
loudest noise the
ment often covers
Sixty years of
cures and such testi
mony as the follow
ing have taught us
what Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral will do.
" I had a most stubborn cough
for many years. It deprived me
of sleep and made me lose flesh
rapidly. I was treated by many
eminent physicians, but could get
no permanent relief. I then tried
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, and I be
gan to get better at once. I now
sleep well, my old flesh is back,
and I enjoy myself in every way
at the age of seventy-four." R. N.
Mann, Fall Mills, Tenn., Feb. 7,
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Acaltattoa Agmlast Overatady.
Mrs. Theodore Birney, nationaKpresi
dent of the Mothers' congress, is" urg
ing the memDers of that body to do
all in their power to investigate and
remedy the evils of overstudying
among children. It is her opinion that
children study too hard and that over
work has often made pupils hysterical.
Furnace Is 'FarBitore."
The supreme court of Connecticut,
has decided that a furnace is personal
property and may be removed from a
building by due process of law.
Crap rraapects and CUaut Abeat Ed-
aaaataa, K. IT. T. Iatcreatlaz Iattr
from Mr, a. A. Bricliaaa, Lata
of aTatoa City.
The following extracts from an In
teresting letter to the Mason City (la.)
Republican, written by Mrs. S. A.
Brigham, late of that place, but now of
Ross Creek. Alberta, Canada, so near
ly describe-' most cf the districts of
Western Canada that we take pleasure
in presenting same to the attention of
Ross Creek, Albert, N. W. T., Canada,
Aug. 7, 1899.
Editor Mason City Republican Dear
Sir: We arc located in the Beaver
Kills. 30 miles from Ft. Saskatchewan
and 50 miles from Edmonton. To the
cast of these is an immense area of
bottom lands, which furnishes abund
ance of hay for the settlers. It is dot
ted with small lakes, the largest of
which is called Beaver Lake, 16 miles
The Beaver Hills are covered with
small green willows which are easily
gotten rid of before breaking up the
land. Here and there poplar, birch
and tamarack trees abound. Small
meadows are numerous. The soil in
these hills is much richer than the bot
tom lands, being a kind of black leaf
mould. There is no tough sod to
break, and it is very productive.
Wheat, oats and barley do finely and
vegetables are the finest that can be
grown. Potatoes especially are large
and solid, easily producing from 200
to 300 bushels per acre, and best of all
never a "taty bug" to wrestle with.
Wild fruit, strawberries, gooseberries,
saskatoons (or pine berries), raspber
ries and cranberries, are found in the
hills. Small tame fruit does finely, the
red and white currants in my garden
are as large again as common sized
We have long days during the
months of June and July; one can see
to read many evenings until 10 o'clock
in the twilight. Some nights less than
3 hours of darkness, and the birds are
singing at 2 o'clock. - Then again, it
rains so easily. You look toward the
west and see a little cloud coming up,
a gentle shower follows, the sun shines
forth again, and in a little while you
forget it has rained.
Cyclones are unknown here and the
thunder and lightning is very light
We had two storms this summer ac
companied with wind and hail, but
nothing to lodge the grain. The aver
age heat is about 78 degrees. Wc had
three or four days in July at 90. The
nights are always cool.
The winter season is one of great ac
tivity. All the fencing is gotten out
then and logs for the farm buildings.
By paying 25 cents yoa are granted a
permit at the land ofSce to cut logs
upon vacant lands. The roads are
gcod and smooth, for the snow never
drifts, not even around the buildings,
and this is a great saving of time to
the farmer. Hay is hauled from the
bottom lands all winter long, and a
man can work outside every day as far
as the weather is concerned. There are
cold snaps when it reaches 40 .and 48
below zero, but the lack of wind pre
vents one realizing i and the moun
tains 150 miles west of us are a great
protection. Our neighbors are mostly
Canadian. Scotch, Swede, and we have
a nice sprinkling of people from the
states. The creeks abound in small
We are now in the midst of hay
making (Aug. 7). Wheat will not be
cut until early September, this being
a little later season thin common, but
the crop will be immense. I send you
a sample of wheat and barley its
height is almcst even with my shoul
ders, average 50 inches. New comers
lacking binders can hire their grain
cut for 75 cents per acre. Prairie
chickens are here by the thousands.
The water is good. We have a fine
well 15 feet deep. In the creeks the
water is soft and of a yellowish color.
Now for the drawbacks (we have
them), but nothing very serious. The
mosquitoes are simply abominable, es
pecially after a shower. Then again
we are surrounded with bachelors; we
have no less than 18 single men in this
neighborhood, on matrimony bent
When a feminine gender of any age
between 14 and 40 visits these hills we
pity her. so great is the demand for
In conclusion, if the remainder of
our loved ones were here with us, we
should better enjoy life on Ross Creek,
and unless the unexpected develops,
consider this will be a pretty fair place
to end our days.
MRS. S. A. BRIGHAM.
Japanese florists have succeeded i.
cultivating a rose which looks red i
the sunlight and white in the shade.
Use Magnetic Starch If has no equal
When a man sings his own pralsq
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GOOD SHORT STORIES FOR THE
Kxc'Acaat Will Wltaaaa fat Chlcaa
tfca Most Hcaerable Bcaalea of
AaMrtcan War Vetera Ever Held
Preaarattoa for Eacampmaat.
They have no place in storied page.
Nor rest In marble shrine;
They are past and gone with a perished
They died and made no sign.
But work that shall find its wages yet.
And deeds that their God did not forget.
Done for their love divine
These were the mourners and these shall
The crowns of their immortality.
Oh, seek them not where sleep the dead,
Te shall not find their trace;
Ko graven stone Is at their head.
No green grass hides their face;
But sad and unseen in their silent grave
It may be the .sand of a deep sea wave.
Or a lonely desert place;
For they needed no prayers and no
They were tombed in true hearts that
knew them well.
They healed sick hearts till theirs - were
And dried sad eyes till theirs lost sight;
We shall know at last by a certain token
How they fought and fell In tho fight.
Salt tears of sorrow unbeheld,
PasElonate cries unchronlcled.
And the silent strifes for the right
Angels shall court them and earth shall
That she left her -best children to battle
Aaaaal Eocarapaaaat of tha O. A. B.
From Chicago Times Herald: All
arrangements have been completed (or
the thirty-fourth annual encampment
of the Grand Army of the Republic,
which will be held in Chicago Aug. 27,
28, 29 and 30. Committees have been
appointed to attend to-the details of
preparing for this event, which it is
intended to make the most memorable
since the boys in blue returned to
peaceful pursuits in 1S65. A younger
generation of warriors, veterans of
another war, are to participate in the
plans to honor the men who fought In
the war of the rebellion for the preser
vation of the union. President William
McKinley, Admiral George Dewey,
Commander-in-Chief Shaw and hun
dreds of distinguished guests are ex
pected to be present Chicago is to act
in the role of hostess to the men of
three wars who fought upon land and
sea in defense of the stars and stripes.
A program has been planned which
embraces a series of salutes, naval, in
dustrial parades, grand exhibitions of
water and aerial fireworks, naval bat
tle, street illuminations, sacred con
certs and special patriotic services,
dedications of arches, presentation of
memorial to Admiral Dewey, band
concerts in the parks by military and
other bands, camp fires, parade of
scouts and ex-prisoners of war. floral
parade of automobiles, regimental re
unions and entertainments of various
kinds. Nothing has been neglected to
make the encampment a .success in
Program of the Iteualoa.
The program as planned by the com
mittees having the arrangements in
charge is as follows:
Sunday. Aug. 26: Arrival of the
commander in chief and posts, escort
ed to headquarters by local Grand
Army of the Republic posts; illumina
tion of streets and arches; sacred con
certs in parks by military bands; spe
cial patriotic services in churches in
evening. Monday, Aug. 27, Naval day:
Raising colors at sunrise, salute to the
flag; 9 a. m., dedication of naval arch,
admiral's salute; 10:20 a. m., grand
parade of naval veterans of the civil
war, escorted by naval veterans of
Spanish war, reviewed by Admiral
Dewey and Commander-in-Chief Shaw
and other distinguished guests; 3 p. m..
naval parade of all government vessels
on the lakes, steamers, yachts, tugs, all
profusely decorated; 5 p. m., reception
at Memorial ball and presentation of
memorial to Admiral Dewey by Commander-in-Chief
Shaw; 6:30 p. m.,
naval battle off Lincoln park; 8 p. m.,
grand display of water fireworks off
Lincoln park, illustrating destruction
of Spanish feet; concerts by military
bands in Lincoln and Lake Front parks
afternoon and evening; illumination of
streets and arches.
Tuesday, Aug 28: Raising the col
ors at sunrise, salute to the flag; 8
a. m.. committee and escorts receive
President McKinley and cabinet; com
mittee and escorts receive visiting
governors; committee and escorts re
ceive distinguished guests; 8:15 a. m..
president's salute, twenty-one guns;
a. m., dedication of the Grand Army of
tho Republic arch; 10 a. m., grand
parade of the Grand Army of tha Re
public and Sons of Veterans, escorted
by veterans of Spanish war; reviewed
by the president of the United States,
Commander-in-Chief Albert D. Shaw,
Mayor Carter H. Harrison, Governor
John R. Tanner and other distin
guished guests; 5 p. m., reception to
veterans by President McKiniey, Commander-in-Chief
Shaw and distin
guished guests at Memorial hall; 8 p.
m., band concerts in parks; grand dis
play of fireworks off Lake Front park;
illumination of streets and arches;
camp fires at principal halls and
churches; at Memorial hall ladles' citi
zens' committee will receive visting
Wednesday, Aug. 29: Raising colors
at sunrise; salute to the union, forty
five guns; 10 a. m.. meeting thirty
fourth national encampment Grand
Army of the Republic; 10:30 a. m..
meeting national convention Woman's
Relief corps; meeting national conven
tion Ladies, of the G. A. R.; 2 p. m..
parade of scouts and ex-prisoners of
war; 5 p. m.. grand floral parade of
automobiles; evening, reunion cf army
societies; regimental reunions; con
certs by military bands. Lake Front
park; fireworks off lake front; illumi
nation streets and arches.
Thursday. Aug. 30: Raising colors
at sunrise, salute to the flag; ,10 a. m..
meeting of thirty-fourth national en
campment G. A. R.; reunions and In
terchange of visits between posts; ex
cursions on lake and drainage 'canal;
2 p. m.. grand sham battle in Jackson
park; 8 p. m.. grand illuminated in
dustrial parade and parade of all na
Soldier Sfraage Lack.
Major Flint, who sailed in charge
of the mule transport Corinthia, has
a remarkable army record, but. like
most real fighting men. ne is extreme
ly modest and reticent. One of the
best of the few stories he was induced
to tell while here related to an inci
dent of the first Soudan campaign.
"The tribesmen are monstrously cruel
in war," he said, "and not only did
they mutilate our dead in a. most
hideous manner, but also tortured the
living who fell into their hands. Yet.
strange as it may appear, they had
some very noble traits. I remember
they captured a sergeant from our
command early in the campaign and it
horrified us all to think of the poor
fellow's probable fate. Later on we
learned through spies that he had bees
ordered to embrace Mahomctanisa,
and, of coarse, had obeyed, but we re
garded it as merely a cat's play with
a mouse. Then came the news that ko
was being passed along from tribe to
tribe. 'That settles it.' said our col
onel. 'The last sheik that gets him
will argue that he's a true believer and
killing him will only send him to
heaven. We'll never see him again.' "
Greatly to our surprise, however, they
returned him to us unharmed. He
was brought into our lines by a dele
gation of about 30, and, as a matter of
military formality, a guard was called
out to receive him. When the tribes
men saw him marching away between
a couple of soldiers they Jumped at the
conclusion that he'was going to be shot
for being absent, and I win never for
get their indignation. They immedi
ately demanded him back. "This Is a
violation of the agreement!" they cried
In the vernacular. "He is a brave man,
and we did not bring him here to be
killed like a dog!" Their eyes flashed,
and they reached for their weapons,
and it was with great difficulty they
were made to understand that the man
was safe and welcome. Otherwise. I
really believe they would have died in.
attempting a rescue. New Orleans
Lincoln' Aptness la Ttaoaght.
The following address of Lincoln
does not appear in any of his biog
raphies or collections of speeches and
so far as known has never before ap
peared in print, says the Boston Tran
script On the last day of October,
1864, the Forty-second Massachusetts
regiment, returning from their serv
ices in the defense of Washington,
near Alexandria, passed through the
capital, en route to the north. Al
though worn with months of monoton
ous service and eager to see home and
friends again, they could not miss the
opportunity of paying their respects
to "Old Abe." They accordingly
marched to the white house and drew
up in line before the portico. The tall
form of Lincoln, who was waiting to
receive them, rose from behind a pil
lar, the colors tipped in salute, and,
after a few words of acknowledgment
and greeting, the president said: "You
are Massachusetts soldiers and on your
way home you will go through Balti
more, where, in the early history of the
war your brothers were shot down in
cold blood. But the world has moved
since then. Not only will you see this
in the fact that when you go through
Baltimore you will not have to lift a
finger to provide for any of your wants
but also when you remember that to-
morrow morning, as soon as it is past
midnight, there will not be a slave in
all Maryland; and say what you will,
this result is largely due to the sol
diers. Wishing you a safe journey
home and that you will find your
friends all well, I trust you will keep a
heart for the common cause in which
we are all engaged." Three cheers
were proposed by one of the boys for
"our next president" and heartily
given. As Lincoln progressed in his
brief but pithy address his face lighted
up and his earnest words burned deep
into the soul and memory of a Spring
field member of the color company,
who remembers them to this day and
related the incident to the writer. The
emancipation of the slaves in Maryland
was accomplished by a vote of the
people, the general proclamation not
having effected this, as the state was
never in rebellion, though often on the
verge of it. It was the Maryland sol
diers' aid by ballots, not bayonets, to
which Lincoln referred. The whole
speech is but another instance of Lin
coln's wonderful faculty of compress
ing a great deal of thought into a very
small compass of words. The line "the
world has moved since then" is virtu
ally a panorama of the civil war in six
Tates of Dewey.
While making Cavite his headquar
ters Dewey was in the habit of goin&
ashore almost datly and strolling about
in the neighborhood of the Cavite ar
senal, usually in company with some
officer from the flagship. He was hav
ing a white uniform made at a native
tailoring establishment last December,
and had gone into the shop one sultry
morning in that month to have it
"tried on." Tho fact that the great
admiral bad his clothing made at that
place was the cause of much new
trade coming to the shop of Antonio
Appolo Rojas a fact which the tailor
fully appreciated. The suit was indeed
a misfit but the big-hearted Dawey did
"not upbraid Antonio for bis evident
carelessness or neglect, for he offered
to take it anyhow, saying that "it may
come in handy some time," but the
tailor pleaded with him to allow him
to take his measure again, saying that
the loss should be his own for bis
great mistake. This caused the ad
miral deliberating as to whether he
should allow such a course and while
he was thinking, an officer of the Ne
vada Volunteer Cavalry, who had hap
pened in there, and who had been se
cretly interested in what was going on,
took off his hat, saluted, and with an
anxious smile, asked the admiral if he
would allow him to purchase the uni
form, saying, at the same time, that of
course ne should never wear it himself,
but would consider it a great boon to
be allowed to purchase it as a me
mento. The admiral saw his object
and placed one hand upon the young
officers arm, smiling all the time as
"Thanks, lieutenant; your oppor
tune desire has relieved both the tailor
and myself of possible embarrassment,
and if the uniform can be altered to
fit you, why, as your own. you are cer
tainly welcome to wear it" So it came
about that the uniform made for Ad
miral Dewey In doubtless now adorn
ing the wall of a bachelor's room
away out In Nevada, for that troop of
cavalry has already been mustered out
of service, and the soldiers have all
returned to their own firesides.
Saw HI Foot la m Bfaseasa.
New York Tribune: "A queer thing
happened when I wu in Washington
one day last fall." said James H.
Walling, a war veteran, at the Fifth
Avenue Hotel. "I saw Myron P. Scul
lin cf Burlington, Vt, a veteran or
Company D, Thirteenth Vermont vol
unteers, who lost a foot at the battle
of Gettysburg, hold a reunion with his
foot, after a separation of 36 years.
Scullin was wounded in so peculiar a
manner at the ankle joint that after
the surgeon amputated the foot he kept
it and sent it to the Medical museum at
Washington. An old comrade of Scul
lin told him about running across the
bones of his foot, scientifically mount
ed, and Scullin felt curious to see just
what the rebel shell had done to his
ankle. After considerable search, sure
enovgh, Scullin found his foot, a plac
ard giving all the details about the
wounded member, with Scullin's name
and regiment prominently displayed.of
course. That was the closest he had
been to his missing foot in thirty-six
Tp-tti-Date Baby Baggies.
The New York infant born to a
fortune takes his airing nowadays In
the newest thing InvEnglish baby car
riages. It is called the "Princess Vic
toria," and in price it ranges from S6G
to $75. It is sold at a swagger Eng
lish place uptown, and is warranted
to be the king of thing used in the
British royal family. It is built in car
riage style, with "C" springs, and Is
either white, gray or black. The ve
hicle is the perfection ot comfort for
the precious baby, and .is as aristo
cratic looking as it is comfortable.
PRESIDENT KRUEGER AHEAD.
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa,
' Dec 7. 189J.
Messrs. Swanson Rheumatic Care
Company, Chicago. III.. U. S. A. gen
tlemen: Your last shipment and com
Boualcation received. I am very much
pleased with the Information which
you have so kindly given me.
Please find enclosed bank draft to
the amount of 412 10s. for which
send me twenty-five (25) gross of
Swanson's "5-DROPS." Ship same as
before in order that there may be no
delay, as this medicine will be greatly
needed before It reaches us. The last
shipment Is almost disposed of. as the
medical department of our army uses
large quantities. This order Is entire
ly for use In the army.
I have been told that our success
on the battlefield Is due to a certain
extent to the use of "5-DROPS" Rheu
matic Cure, which has relieved and
prevented a great deal of suffering
among our men from Rheumatism.
Neuralgia and other acute pains caused
by exposure. Tour "5-DHOPS" is as
good as a Transvaal soldier!
In one of the battles, a small quan
tity of "5-DROPS." together with other
medicines, was captured by the Eng
lish, which was a great loss to our
men. The Rulnecks won't do it again.
I am. respectfully yours.
"5-DROPS" Is the most powerful
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for Rheumatism, Sciatica, Neuralgia.
Dyspepsia, Backache, Asthma. Catarrh,
La Grippe, Neuralgic Headache, etc.
Large sized bottles (300 doses). 11.00.
or three (3) bottles for 12.50. Sample
bottles 25 cents.
SWANSON RHEUMATIC CURE CO.,
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You are in luck if the lucky horse
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Your clothes will not crack if you
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Sometimes a man never makes a
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I know that mv lire was saved by Flao
Cur for Consumption. John A. Millar.
Au Sable, Micbigau, April 21, 1895.
Railway tracks are often horrible ex
amples of the deadly parallel.
Catarrh Caaaot Be Cared
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot
reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a
blood or constitutional disease, and in oilier to
cure it you must take internal remedies. Hall's
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Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine.
It was prescribed by one of the best physicians
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Sold by druggists, price 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are tho best
You can't tell by the blossom which
of the apples will be wormy.
An Omaha inventor has just re
ceived a patent for a mechanical fil
ter by means of which water may be
filtered crystal pure, upon the centri
fugal principle, the impurities within
the water being automatically col
lected and ejected.
In order to prevent the nicotine of a
cigar from being drawn into the
smoker's mouth a Council Bluffs in-
venter provides the cigar with a nico
tine absorber near the tip. The ab
sorber takes the place of tobacco at
the tip so saving a great deal of to
bacco which has been wasted.
Parties desiring free information a?
to the best method of securing their
inventions should address Sues & Co.,
Patent Lawyers, Bee BIdg., Omaha.
A slender girl sometimes gives
young man a plump refusal.
The Southern Pacific Company and
its connections operate the best first
and second-class service to California,
Arizona, Texas and Mexico. Through
Pullman Palace Sleepers and Tourist
Sleepers from all principal eastern
points. Personally conducted Tourist
Excursions from Cincinnati, Louisville,
St Louis, Chicago, St. Paul. Minne
apolis, Des Moines, Omaha. Kansas
City. etc. For particulars and descrip
tive literature write W. G. Nelmyer,
Gen'l Western Agent. 238 Clark St,
Chicago; W. H. Connor, Com'l Agent,
Chamber Commerce BIdg., Cincinnati,
Ohio, or W. J. Berg. Trav. Pass Agt,
220 Ellicott Sq.. Buffalo, X. Y.
The echo is always polite enough to
return a call.
The War !a Sontb Arriea,
Has demonstrated the great foresight
of the Boers, in availing themselves of
all the opportunities in times of peace
to prepare for war. Similar foresight
should lead you to improve the oppor
tunity of securing better farms than
theirs in this country. They are on
line of the Chicago. Milwaukee & St
Paul railway in Marinette county, Wis
consin, where the crops are of the best,
work plenty, fine markets, excellent
climate, pure, soft water; land sold
cheap and on long time. Why rent a
farm when you can buy one for less
than you pay for rent? Address C. E.
Rollins, Land Agent, 161 La Salle St.,
Try Magnetic Starch it
longer than any other.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
railway is issuing a series of booklets
regarding points of interest along its
lines, and if you are interested in the
western country, or contemplating a
trip, write Geo. H. Heafford, General
Passenger Agent, Chicago, 111., for the
special publication desired, enclosing
four cents in stamps for postage.
No. 1. The Pioneer Limited.
The Land of Bread and Bf.t-
The Fox Lake Country.
Fishing In the Great North
The Lake Superior Country.
Cape Nome Gold Diggings.
Summer Days in the Lake
No. 9. Summer Homes, 1900.
No. 10. The California of To-D:7.
No. 11. The Game of Skat
Baker' Breakfaat Coco
la delicious. Coats leas thaa one ceat a en J Matt
only by Walter Baker a Co. ?.'.., UorcftaHy. Baft.
Tells How He Escaped the Terrors of Many Winters
by Using Peruna.
Mr. Isaac Brock, torn ia Buaconte Co.. North Carolina. March 1. 1788.
Says: "I attribute my extreme old age to the use of Perur.."
Bora before Vetted Ststea was
Saw 22 Presidents elected.
Pe-ru-na has protected aim
from all sudden changes.
Veteran of lour wars.
Shod a horse when 99 years
Edison' First I'lam.
Thomas A. Edison's first large earn
ings were $40,000. Thi3 he got from a
telegraph company for the model of
the now famous "ticker," for which
he had intended to ask $5,000.
Magnetic Starch Is the very
laundry starch in the world.
Charity should begin at home but
if it ends there it isn't charity.
FITS Permanently Cnivo. ifoflts ornerronsnessafter
Urt day's ue nf lr. Kline's Siet Nerve KeMnrer.
Send for FREE 82.00 trUI bottle and treate.
da. C U. Klink, Ltd., Ml ircb St., 1 hililelj:hi, fa.
If you would know how to manage
a husband properly ask a spinster.
$25 A WEEK TO AGENTS
Selling our nf ft 15 LAMP. A Gas riant. Urchtcr
than electricity or Wellac i:ty pa. Cheaper than
Icerraene. M) ;anlle '.Ight. ent a day. I'oIMicrt
lira. Fill y guaranteed, beta l.".ti. r.Inmney
maker. Live agents wantcJecrvwherc. standard
Gat Lamp Co. 1 1U SI 'cli!g.tn St., CIiIcjko.
The money a man conceals in
vest pocket is always in-vested.
TO CCKE A COLD IX ONE DAT,
Take Laxative Brcmo Quinine Tablets. All
druRgiMs refund the money if it fai.s to cure.
Se. E. W. Grove's signature on each box.
When a man sings his own praises
he usually pitches the key too high.
I " vacaia.-vr
Ask you Grocer to-day to show you J
a package of GRAIN-O, the new food
drink that takes the placo ot coffee. 2
The children may drink it without
injury as well as the adult. All who
J try it, like it. GH.UN-0 has that $
rich seal brown of Mocha or Java,
a but it is undo from pnre grains, and
X tho most delicate stomach receives it
without distress. the price of coffee.
15 cents and 25 cents per package.
x Sold by all grocers. J
X Tastes like Coffee
Looks like Coffee
w Accept co loiutioc
" Important Intentions.
Patents have been allowed upon ap
plications prepared and prosecuted by
us for interesting subjects as follows:
To C. W. Cross, of Grinnell, for an
auxiliary air heater adapted to he con
npeted with a stove in surh a manner
that it will receive and direct the pro
ducts of combustion and aid in warm
ing and circulating air in a room, as
required to maintain a i:iform tem
perature, by admitting cuol air at its
bctom, heating it and discharging it at
its top. An undivided ha!.' is assigned
to W. S. More of same place.
To J. Morgan, of Atlantic for a plant
planting machine adapte-I to he ad
vanced across a field by horses to set
out cabbage and tobacco plants in
rows at regular distances apart. A
boy on the machine hands plants in
succession to automatic p'.ant holders
on a wheel and as the wheel revolves
it places the plants in a funow in ad
vance of the wheel by a furrow opener
and furrow closers immediately cover
the roots and rollers pa"Ic tiie ground
around the roots. An undivided half
has been assigned to E. Whitney, of
Printed consultation an-1 advice free.
THOMAS G. ORWIG & CO.
Registered Patent Attorne'3.
Des Moines, Iowa. Dec. 27. 1S93.
Am All-Tear Resort.
The Crescent Hotel. Eureka fcprinci. atk..
opens March 1. 1800. A moss desirable, at- (
tractive and convenient resort for health ana
pleasure seekers. Ideal climate, pare spar'.tlins
water, best accommodations. Through Sleep
ers Tia Frisco Line. Write for particulars to
Manager Hotel or to ao representative of
If you have not tried Magnetic Starch
try it now. You will then use no other.
You can't tell by the blossom whicn
of the apples will be wornjy-
Some ill-natured people said when
Helen Gould took up the fight against
admitting Roberts to congress that she
did not know anything about the sub
fpt This assertion would seem to be
without foundation, for Miss Gould j
has presented to the New York library
HiA Rprrian collection of works en
Mormonism. including 450 volumes, 30C
No less than fl.500,000. It is said, has
been assigned by the emperor of Japan
for the purchase cf the trousseau o. the
1111.7 .a wa. o- ---
furnished auite a number of empresses'
Princess Sada, Is tne aaugater or f : Za T. , 'S ''X
ce Kugo, and belongs to mat inu3-r "" JCLU,U' ,., , " ,
house of FUElwara. wmen has una sircn as ever u;u, iurn am &.
Always conquered the grippe
1 Witness In a land suit' at age !
I of 1 10 years.
! Believes Pe-ru-na the greatest ! j
remedy of the age for catarrhal
' diseases. ' !
arMnyia 1 ytT E'SBsr: YSTi SV
a fcSsaaMeg -sKuSfcaSftEfiiSSfiBsKHBTSfisTBBBBSa
-So neT fitiTCVFrGBiaSKl xZXfi.r
Hert a Crnuintr Lie.
When a false statement of a man or
woman blisters th tongue (the con
science) it is a lk declares "Tip," of
the New York Press, who unquestiona
bly ought to know. A father once in
structed his son in this wise: "Is not
tho tip of your tongue sore?" No,
sir." "Then you are telling mc the
truth?" "Yes. sir." "Well, remember
that if you lie the end of your tongue
will be blistered. It will become so
sore that you cannot talk." "What's
the matter with Mr. Johnson's blisters,
pop? You say he's the biggest liar
under heaven.' "Oh. well, his blisters
havo turned to flint long ago."
Kate South viu Omaha ami
I.ouls and Wstliash Koiites.
On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each
month the above lines will sell home
ceekers tickets to southern points for
one fare (plus $2.00) round trip.
WINTER TOi'RIai RATES now
on sale to Hot Springs, Ark., and all
the winter resorts at yeatly RE
Remember the O. & St. 1-.. and Wa
bash, the shortest and quickest route
to St. Louis.
Remember the O. & St. L. and O..
K. C. & E. is the shortest route to
Quincy. Unexcelled service to Kansas
City and the south.
For rates, sleeping car accommoda
tion and all information cu 1 at the
QCINCY ROUTE OFFICE. 1415 Far
nani St. (Paxton Hotel block) or write
Harry E. Moores, City Passenger and
Ticket Agent. Omaha, Neb.
A Woman a a Hank Director.
Mrs. Myra D. Pickering was. the
other day, elected a director of the
Portland. Conn., National bank. Shn
id one of the few women holding such
a position in America.
And old bachelor says the kind o' t
love that endures forever is founded I
upon the rocks of the girl's father.
The sman uoy luces maternal sym- J
pathy, but he never likes his mother
to feel for him with her slipper.
THE NERVES OF WOMEN
tyilia E. Finkhnm'rt Vegetable Compound
Relieve the StifiVring; from Over
"Deai: Mks. Pixkhasi: I aid so
grateful for the benefit derived from
the usii of LjiJ'a E. Pinkham's Vege
table Compoau'. that I wish yon to
pnblbii i (lis testimonial that others
may know the value of your medieine.
1 was suffenug such tortures from
rr nnKintinn tl.-t. I
life was a burden. I could
not sleep at all and
was too weal; to
walk across the floor
without aid. The
where my heart was
affected by it, so that
often I could not lie
down at all without
I took Lydia E.
and it worked like magic I feel that
your medicine has been of inestimable
benefit to me." Miss Adele Wiixiam
sox, 106 N. ttoulevard, Atlanta, Ga.
Thin, Sallow and Nervous
" Dear Mrs. Piskiiam : 1 was thin,
sallow and nervous. I had not had
Esv menses for over a vear and a half.
Doctored with several physicians in
town and one specialist, but did not
get anv better, j finallv decided to
trv "r me jicjnc, and wrote to yoa.
Aftcr x had takca three of
I" Pinkham's Vegetable Com
ing flesh." Miss Lcxa Gaixks, Visalia,
" ! tn Br L II. !! 'ST'
if m' 1 4 ii awn 1 1 fraii 1 '
tviit1 AnH tliroo Af ItTrtvl Tiiiifit. iTltr
Tulare Co., CaL
Isaac Brack, a citizen at McLemaam
county, lexas, has lived til yean.
He now Uvea with his son-la-law at
Valley Milts. Texas.
In speaking ot his good health ami
extreme oU age. Mr. Brock says:
"After a man has live Im tha
world as long as I have, he ought
to have found out a great many
things by experience.
"One of the things I nave found
out to my entire satisfaction is tha
j proper remedy for ailments that
are due directly to the effects of '
"During my long life I have
known a great many remedies for.
coughs, colds, catarrh and diar
rhoea. I had always supposed
these affections to be different dis
eases, but In reading Dr. Hart
man's books have found out that
these affections are the same and
that they are properly called ca
"I had several long sieges with,
the grip. At first I did not know
that Peruna was a remedy for this
disease. When I heard that la
grippe was epidemic catarrh. I.
tried Peruna for fa grippe and
found it to be Just the thing.
"As for Dr. Hartman's remedy,
Pe-ru-na. I have found it to be the
best, If not the only, reliable rem
edy for these affections. It has
been my standby for many years,
and I attribute my good health and
extreme old age to this remedy.
Very truly yours.
For a free book on catarrh, address
The Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus.
A Good Meal
Cannot be Cooked with a Poor Range.
is guaranteed to give good results.
It saves money in time, in repairs, in
fuel. Askyonrdealerto show it. and
take no other. Made in all sizes
for all fuels. Your name on a postal
will bring- yon a iouvenir worth -while.
ROCK ISUU0 STOVE CO.,
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
New Order an to Ariujr Hut a.
The latest order from the War de
partment seems to point to greater un
iformity in army neadgcar than ha?
been the vogue hitherto. No more
may the private soldier knock two or
three dents into his campaign hat. or
pin up a flap of the brim on one side
to give him a rakish air. The new
regulation provides against the wear
ing of these hats in any other tnan
their original shape, which is on the
alpine order, a shape that experienca
has proved to be the most becoming
to the average soldier's head.
T. V. V. OMAHA.
No 6 1UQO
Mention this paper to :ulvertUers.
I fcifii W Ate dot, !. torn wt?rTaa
I ? k tJnnlse Mrn rnata wlMtim la
fAn Jkld ha. pr aert, and 70a
80 bo. per wrr. a natnt grata
nlhjf.. thUtli'ofth. uant
;lUs 1:1 but. In ft.T. Wou'lerftil!
KAPE 5. A T8JI
Glrn rich, (ma tmoi for caul,
hfcp. swiiw. Mdirr, ne.. itM.
ton. W a.11 Dlnt-t.nthor tha
IUp wel nM la the U. H.
CTretion la America tntjwtun. I
iter warrant 11 1
palatal, the dkxi iaU4 r pa
tato oa earth, and Salter Mx I
S vela t both alii awfce ma rich. !
arnw.r er 1'ntatoea ad
ram Seeda la the world.
Lariteat. etol.-nt 1UI In U. S.
I Onion See4. 80-. lb. Errreifelaa
warrantee to irrn w. x, pc er-
Utst TegetaMea. yoetpali. fl.Oft,
Teu iv. htaxm
4 tkla tie, w Ball ireat See
Catalog aat 10 pkga Farm 9?e- .NortUiaa.
lataJa alone. Se. neatan. .-.-
LA CROSSE WIS.
nfarreso! choice 3Rrt
ciiitiiral LANDS now
orer..-l for acttlem""nt
in Western Car.ul 1.
Here in crown tvc cel
ebrated KO. 1 IIAltft
WHKAT. uJiicn lrins the iiirhei price In the
markrtsof thf world, ihotivintli of cattle are
fattened for market without bsln? fcl?riln.
and without a, day's shelter, bend for'Informa
lion and secure a free huttie In Western Camida.
Write the Superintendent of linniii:iut:oa. Ot
tawa, oraddrevs the tind'-rsiiied. who tiil mail
?' biases, pamphlets, etc.. tree 01 com. vv. .
annett N), .v.
V. I.lfi; Itullditur. Ornaai. Neb.
Locomotor Ataxta con
quered at iMt. Doctor'
amazed nt recovery of patient thought tnrural'e.hy
Write me ahoiit yourcaae. Advice and proof of enree
vurz. dk.iH4Se.224 N.IOtrtSt.,ruiLtDaLrHu.ra
tKMUSERS' LIQUID EXTRACT OF SMOKf.
Made front hickory wood. Cheaper, eieaaav,
awe-ter, and surer than tha old way. Srd t't
cixcala-. . KttAL'iaUJC BU ilUtra aa '
BBBBBi llatt imnliaii a w Krnr with
DR. ARNOLD'S COUGH
CURES COUGHS AND COLDS.
All Oracjrlats. 25;.
TCI: Iftftsj m-mmmaa win
wwww wwwwa studenta a&
thelrhomeslathefnndameatalprlnclpleaoraM ."".- .
la-, and och branches as constitute a Onlhei ""
legal education. For circulars address - - . : .:?-
EDW.MCM.323ISt..rHfr,IH. ", '&
is made to give satlsfactlon-
amlltdoes. Have -oU used lit
WANTED -,"" "A4ar "
r"W aaT 0 cr-ft. mer., fm..' ..w.
Iheavbt aaaiaat ..S .i-.i:-" T"t".
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