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ft GUIT BUILDING
TOSS TO HAVE HIGH
EST OFFICE STBUCTUEE.
It Will Be Thirty Stories High and
Will Cost $3,250,000 To Be Lo
cated on lower Broadway at
Giant among office buildings of the
world, the City Investing Building
company will tower above the great
structures of lower Broadway, New
York city. This latest product of the
architect and builder's art is to be
30 stories high in its central part and
25 stories throughout the remainder. -
It will cover a ground area of 27,
600 square feet at Broadway and Cort-
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TOWEllIXG UNTO HEAVEN.
landt street, surrounding the old Ben
edict building. The western part will
cover the site of the Coal and Iron
Exchange, at Cortlandt and Church
streets, with a frontage in Cortlandt
street of 209 feet and of 103 feet in
Church street. The Broadway en
trance will be in Nos. 1C5 and 1C7,
and a main corridor 3S feet wide will
run through to Church street, a dis
tance of 315 feet.
The cost of this pile will be more
than $3,250,000. In line with the
policy of Robert E. Dowling. president
of the City Investing company, to give
to tenants quick and abundant trans
portation facilities, the building will
have 21 elevators.
It is probable that the building will
have an entrance to the McAdoo tun
nel, which will come up to Church
street, under Cortlandt street, and
will turn north under the south side
of that thoroughfare. This has not
yet been decided upon.
In style of architecture the building
will be what is technically known as
free Italian. The adoption of this
type of architecture has given the
architect, Francis H. Kimball, an op
portunity to produce a structure
whose massive appearance will be im
posing. THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW
Not Essential to the Drawing of an
Every man who has ever tried to guess
fine of those conundrums known as in
surance policies, or who has ever at
tempted to translate into intelligent
English any legal document, with all it3
whereases and its hercbys and itsafore
saids, will appreciate the sentiments of
Deacon Elphonzo Youngs, of Washing
ton, who, when making his will, hark
cned to the lawyer's opening paragraph,
and then exclaimed:
"Rats! all there is about this is that
at my death 1 want by ever-faithful and
devoted wife. Amelia, to have and con
trol everything I possess."
If that will would not hold in law,
says the Four-Track News there be
ing no possible room for doubt as to the
intent thereof the fault is with the law,
not the will.
FOB WOMEN WHO SMOKE.
A smoking car for women is the
latest innovation on English railroads,
and has aroused a storm of criticism
all over the world. The accompanying
illustration shows the magnificence
with which the apartment is fitted
up. The car is of the modern Pull
man type, and is being liberally pat
ronized. Thought It a Challenge.
Pinto Pete What 'd Sagebush Sam
shoot the sky pilot fer?
Bunchgrass Bill It 'us a mistake.
Th' parson turned to him sudden like,
an' says, solemn: "Air you prepared
ter meet yer God?" An Sagebrush up
an' plugged him without stoppin' ter
think it might be jest some religious
Idee he wuz sprlngin'. Cleveland
Could Sot Break Away.
Gunner I hear that old Mr. Tee
is so wrapped up in golf he doesn't
take time to eat.
Gayer I should say so! Why, he is
chained to the game.
Gunner Chained? In what way?
Gayer Link by link. Chicago Daily
Charlie There was a splendid trick
dose last evening. I saw a man act
ually tarn a handkerchief into an
Billy That's nothing. I saw a
only about a week ago tara a cow into
a I. Tit-Bits.
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QUAINT OLD JURY BOX.
It Was in Use in Lynn,
setts, from 1732 to
A little lacquered, wooden box, now
in the possession of the Lynn His
torical society, and labeled simply
"Old Jury Box." could, had it a
tongue, tell a long and most interest
ing sztory of the growth of the town
and city of Lynn during the past 200
The box Itself is like most other
boxes made in the early part of the
eighteenth century, dovetailed at the
corners and glued together. It is not
a large box, yet the names of many
of Lynn's best citizens have been
drawn from it for service on a jury
sitting in judgment on their fellow
men. On the bottom of the box are the
figures "1732." and it Is thought that
this is the date the box was made.
By whom it was constructed nobody
seems to know, and nothing can be
found in the old town records regard
ing its use. However, it is known
that it was used nearly 200 years,
and that it is probably the oldest box
in Lynn to-day.
From the time it was constructed
until 1903 it was in constant use.
But as the years rolled by and the
town grew into a city, and a small
city into one of great proportions, the
box proved too small to hold the
names of the jurors.
In 1903 City Clerk Joseph W. Att
will ordered a new jury box to be
made. This is of oak and much larger
than the old box. Soon after the com
pletion of the new box the old box
was presented to the Lynn Historical
society, and at present rests in a large
The box has a bail of hand-wroughl
iron and an old-fashioned lock and
hinges of the same material. A little
slot in the top admits of dropping the
names into the box. The inside is lefl
in the natural wood, but the outside is
lacquered, and is about the color oi
ODD TIMBER RAFTS.
The Lumber Industry of America as
Seen by an English
America is so rich in timber she
possesses 300 species of trees of which
the smallest grows as high as 3(
feet and has such magnificent rivers
that the timber trade is carried out
TIMBER KAFT AFLOAT.
on a scale which wt in our little coun
try can scarcely imagine, says the
London Sphere. Many of these
rafts float of their own accord
while others are hauled by curious
vessels known as "alligators." Thej
' are specially used on the Canadian
lakes and rivers and have been de
1 scribed as a cross between a boat ano
a grasshopper, for they can navigate
a dry and dusty road or make tlicii
! way through a swamp or over a wind
j fall. The Lumber Jack is said to be
losing some of his old picturesqueness
but he retains enough individuality
to mark him off from other classes oi
workers. He is simple and natural
generous and fearless, manly and in
dependent. The picture shown in this
column illustrate the method of lum
bering in western Washington. When
the logs are cut they are either skid
ded down to the rivers or are floated
thither and bound together with enor
mous chains. In many cases they are
built into a sort of floating cage which
is released from beneath them when
the pile is completed. It is no uncom
mon sight to see a raft containing logs
A MYSTERIOUS COIN.
A Peculiar Trick That You Will Wot
Be Able to Explain Sat
isfactorily. Stand with your back to the light,
holding the sheet containing this cir
cle by the bottom right-hand corner.
Stare at the diagram, at the sama
time giving the sheet a continuous re
volving movement in either direction
After a few turns a silver coin, some
times the size of a quarter, sometimes
of a half dollar, will be seen in the
"They say," remarked the boarder
who peruses the scientific notes in pat
ent medicine almanacs, "that eating
beans injures the eyesight"
"Possibly." rejoined the scanty-haired
bachelor. "I understand tnere is a
constantly growing demand for spec
tacles in Boston." Chicago Daily
"Has disappointment come to you?"
"No, I went looking for It; I went
over and proposed to Miss Scadds last
night" Houston Post
Mr.Stoplate The last time I called
Miss Tersleep Oh, was It really?
PLATING ON PAPER.
Yew Electric Process by Which Pa
per Hay Be Coated with
A new electric process for covering
paper with a metallic surface is given
by 'Paper Palp. It consists in placing
the bath in a porcelain tank in which
are Immersed two metal plate3. One
of the plates is formed of the metal
which is used to cover the paper. A
rather weak current is used for the
bath. A thin layer of metal Is depos
ited on the second plate, as is usual
In the galvanoplastic process. When
the deposit has reached a thickness
of about 1-250 inch, the plate is placed
against a sheet of paper which Is
previously coated with the proper kind
of glue. After dying, the metallic
layer adheres to the paper so strong
ly that it remains upon the latter
when it is palled off the metal plate.
A variation of the process consists In
ornamenting the foundation plate
with any kind of designs or letters,
and these are reproduced on the me
tallic deposit The solutions which
are recommended in the above process
are as follows: For silver paper, a
bath is made of cyanide of silver 210
parts, cyanide of potassium 13 parts,
water 9S0 parts. For gold paper,
cyanide of gold 4 parts, cyanide of
potassium 9 parts, water 900 parts.
For copper, sulphate of copper 18
parts, sulphuric add 6 parts, water 40
PERILOUS PICTURE TAKING.
How the Photograph of the Bow Wave
of a Big Man of War Is Taken
The accompanying photographic re
oroduction taken from Marine Erigln
:ering, shows a man in the act of tak
ng a photograph of the bow-wave of
he battleship Ohio, of the Asiatic
quadron, during her regular quarter
y speed trial. The daring photog
apher. with his camera, is suspended
rom the starboard anchor crane of the
attleship. The photograph is not
aken as a mere curiosity, but is a reg-
PHOTOGRAPHING THE BOW WAVE.
ular feature of the trial, the shape of
the bow-wave being an important evi
dence of the effectiveness of the ves
sel's lines. Several of these photo
graphs were taken on the trial, of
which the paper quoted above says in
This was the regular qunrterly trial
called for by the navy regulations, but was
at the same time a race in which the battle
ships Wisconsin and Oregon were also in
volved. The Ohio is said to have been IS
miles ahead of the Wisconsin at the finish,
while the Oregon was out of sight in the
rear. The Pocahontas coal used was re
ported to be of good quality, but as a mat
ter of fact it was mostly slack, due to a low
supply. The blowers were run simply for
ventilating purposes, and at a very low rate
of revolution. It is thought that had the
coal been really of first quality, and tho
blowers run to their full capacity, the re
sult would have exceeded in speed that ob
tained upon the builders trial trip, namely,
17.i3 knots. The mean depth of water
varied from 15 to 38 fathoms.
Autos Take Leather.
Summer fads, the Lynn Item de
clares, consume leather. The automo
bile industry requires much fine
stock. It is said that 20.000 cars are
being made, or have been made, for
the coming season, and that each car
will require about 80 feet of leather
for its upholstery. So in all, these
cars will use up 2.400.000 feet of leath
er. Besides, those who follow the
sport will require much leather for
caps, coats, gloves, leggings and other
paraphernalia. The automobile stiff
ens prices of leather sharply. The
man who wants a new car, or a' new
coat, doesn't stop to bother about 25
cents or 50 cents on the price, as do
thousands of people over the price of
a pair of shoes.
Wrought Iron for Pipes.
About 1890 several cast-iron con
duits at Berlin, from 3.5 to 10 centi
meters in diameter, were ruptured,
which led the authorities to replace
the cast-iron pipes with those of
wrought iron, covered with the fol
lowing composition for protection:
Sixty-five kilogrammes of tar, 3 kilo
grammes of rosin. 15 'liters of sand.
7 liters of loamy clay and 4 liters of
powdered lime. A coating of this mix
ture. 3 or 4 millimeters thick, was
applied. In more than a dozen years
of service these pipes have been pre
served from rust and have undergone
no change. Rev. des Eclairages.
Londoners Getting' Stately.
The social trend of the times in Lon
don is toward a return to old-fashioned
stateliness. During last year girls
were given the same good time that
they had In the 'S0s and TO's,. smart
women no longer rule the world and
"aew rich" entertainers have given
place to hostesses of the aristocracy.
The return of the chaperone means the
disappearance of "hooligan" girls.
There has been a falling off in the mat
ter of private concerts and the craze
for fancy balls seems to be a thing of
.North Carolina's Progress.
The total capital Invested in manu
factures in North Carolina is $141,
000.639, operating 3,272 establishments.
In the past five-years there has-been
an increase la capital Invested of 106
per cent; in number of salaried of
ficials and clerks, 40 per cent; in
salaries paid, 66 per cent; In number
f wage earners. II per cent, and in
wages paid, 62 per cent The total
annual value of the products of the
state, la these pursuit, is nearly
MOtJERN TOWER OF
Great Steel Tower- Which Is
Erected in Germany for Use at
A wireless telegraph station whose
action is expected to cover the en
tire European continent is being
erected by the German government on
the most northwestern point of the
country, at Norddeich, in Frlsia. Its
great steel tower, 213 feet high. will,
send out electric waves that can be
detected by receivers located anywhere
within a radius of at .least 1,000 miles;
and in all probability it will be able
to receive and transmit over still
greater distances. This is compared
by electricity to the Tower of Babel.
It says in an editorial article:
"The ancient Chaldeans, to whom
philologists are apt to give the palm
for the legend of the Tower of Babel,
could never, in their wildest flights of
imagination, have comprehended what
we now all regard as a prosaic fact,
the existence of a steel tower sending
and receiving all languages through
invisible space. ... As regards
the simile that such an undertaking
will be like the Tower of Babel, the
fact that it will receive and transmit
messages from Germany, Switzerland,
France, Great Britain. Denmark. Italy.
Sweden. Norway, Spain, the Balkan
Peninsula and Russia, is sufficient evi
dence on that score. It is believed
that operation will be extended as far
as Saragossa, Naples and Cetinje to
the south; as far as St Petersburg in
the east; in the north it will be a
voice from the silence to the people
of Drontheim and Narvik; and to the
east German vessels homeward bound
can send their tidings to Norddeich
while still on the Atlantic far beyond
Land's End. The proposal made in
the beginning to erect these epoch
making towers on the Island of Bor-
kum was dismissed, and a choice
made of the seaport Norddeich of the
Frisian islands instead. This town
is the railway terminus of the Prus
sian system and better adapted
through its general accessibility to the
work in prospect"
The entire plant, we are told, will
be completed by November. The
foundations have already been laid
and the iron superstructure is beta?
put up as rapidly as possible. At thi
base of the towers will live the offi
cials and the employes, who will oper
ate the telegraph probably enough to
form a considerable community. The
"The projection of this scheme and
its crystallization means the duplica
tion of the same idea by the various
governments with whom It will keep
"Thus the strange picture Is pre
sented of Germany undertaking a
titanic task yet a task which in spite
of its enormousnes3 is considered a
necessary consequence of the changed
conditions in the transmission of in
telligence manifested in the last ten
years. National wireless stations ara
the correct idea, as far as methods
of international communication are
deemed desirable. The only inquiry
that seems natural under the circum
stances is that relative to the use of
high mountains. Along the Atlantic
coast we find the great Appalachian
range, with its hoary peaks. For gov
ernment purposes, secret or otherwise,
these high mountains are the one great
means of meeting the difficulties of
sympathetic or selective signaling. All
nations should be thus equipped, If for
no other reason, at least for the sake
of being able to feel independent of
the submarine cable, which any sudden
cataclysm at the bottom of the sea
may disrupt and destroy."
TO PREVENT SEASICKNESS.
Russian Seeks to Overcome the Effect
of the Motion of Waves by Elec
tric Bockirig Chair.
There are almost as many recipes
and methods for avoiding seasickness
as there are for curing colds, and the
latest is an Invention by a Russian in
a chair actuated by electricity and in
tended to lessen or counteract the
rolling, heaving and settling. The seat
of the chair is movably arranged with
respect to the legs, arms and back, and
CHAIR DESIGNED TO PREVENT SEA
SICKNESS. the sharp up-and-down movements are
given by a small electric motor which
connects by means of a belt with an
eccentric moving the seat The speed
and intensity can be regulated at will,
and on the preliminary trial of the
machine, which took place upon the
European liner Patricia, it seemed to
work well; but then, all remedies for
seasickness and colds work well for
some people and at soem times. In
commenting tm the Invention the Na
tional Tribune says that it seems like
ly that the machine would only ag
gravate the malady.
Stern Parent From my observation
of him last night I came to the con
clusion that that young man of yours
was rather wild.
Daughter Of course. It was your
constant observation that made him
wild. He wanted you to go upstairs
and leave us alone. Tit-Bits.
Eeoiing' Pigeon's Peat.
A homing pigeon which was sent to
tjie Isle of Man two years and four
months age returned to Its home cots
Is Blackhnra. England, recently.
By JAMES BABJUNCTON
(Cosnicht. fey JNk a. BwIm.)
As a hansom cab stopped at the gate
way in a " suburban town not far
from New York, a trolley car came to
a halt before the same house. From
the hansom cab there sedately stepped
a tall, grave-faced young man. He
was carefully, even elaborately dressed,
in a formal style. A carnation bloomed
In the lapel of his coat giving the last
touch to a masterpiece.
"I'll walk to the house. Return In
an hour." he said to the driver, who
drove away. As the young man
turned toward the gateway he met an
other young man. who had jumped
briskly from the trolley car ere it
fully stopped. The - second young
man's coat was a sack, worn with a
careless air; his soft felt hat would
have been the better for a brushing,
especially how. when placed alongside
of the first young man's shining silk.
"Well how are you. Carson?" said
he of the tall hat; and an interpreter
of the subtler tones of human speech
would have said he meant: "Confound
"How are you. Digby?" responded
the trolley passenger, and the hypo
thetical reader of tones would have de
clared his real meaning to be: "Oh.
the devil take the luck!"
And the two young men stood stock
still for a moment or two. in the
ardent sunshine of the spring after
noon, staring ruefully, blankly, one at
"Look here, Digby." said Carson,
with the stock broker's energy. "Let's
talk this thing over for a minute. If
we both go in what's the use no fun
in that for either of us. Am I cor
rect?" "You certainly are. old chap. But
perhaps it would be fun for for Miss
"Oh. no doubt It would but I. for
one. am rather tired of furnishing
Miss Carrollton that kind of fun."
"And I am, for another."
"In fact," went on Carson, intently
eying the other man. "I ran out to
day to settle up my share in the fun.
one way or the other."
The other man started, and replied
with a livelier air than he had hither
to shown: "We appear to be getting
confoundedly confidential and ex
planatorybut all right let it go at
that. I came out with precisely the
same object In -view."
"Old man." said Carson, laying his
hand on the other's sleeve, "honest
Injun, now, what do you think of your
"Tell me what you think of youra.
Carty. and I'll be In better shape to
give you an answer."
"Well, Digby, I, know this much
or believe it the chances lie between
us two. No others in sight"
"'I am Inclined to agree with you."
said Digby. "And, to go a step farther,
the chap who gets his question in first
has well the lead at any rate."
"Guess you're right about that, too,"
With a sudden gleam in his eyes.
Digby turned to his rival.
"Look here, old chap; I'll toss you
to see who goes first. Man who wins
why he why he pops the question
without any more fuss right off the
bat. and settles the thing."
Carson stared; and then a smile
broke out over his handsome face.
"Sure! I say you have more sporting
blood than I gave you credit for."
"Oh, I have a little, when I arouse
it." said Digby. with an air of' mod
esty. He drew a 50-cent coin from his
pocket "Let's toss this best two of
three wins." Suddenly he paused and
looked around. "But, look here. Carty.
we may be under observation from the
house; rather ridiculous to be seen
acting like a pair of newsboys play
ing pitch and toss. Here. I'll show you
a wrinkle. We'll spin the coin on this
stone bench here, and call what face
"That's good enough for me. Dig
you spin I trust in Dame Fortune
let her go!"
"Beg your pardon. Carty," said Dig
by, gravely; "but. as it is my coin.
I'd much prefer that you spin first
looks better, don't yon know."
"How scrupulous. Dig but, all right.
Here she twirls what do you cry?"
"I cry tails." said Digby. The sil
ver coin turned like a bubble in the
sunshine, and fell with a musical
tinkle. "You win. Digby!" cried .Car
son, a flush mounting into his cheeks.
"Now you twist her."
Digby did so. "I'll take a turn at
tails just for luck." said Carson. And
the coin turned tails up.
"Last time. Dig," said Carson, set
ting the coin a-whirling once again.
"Oh, I stick to tails." said Digby
"never like to hedge, you know." And
the coin turned date up.
"All right. Digby good-by. and bad
luck to you.1
said Carson, wheeling I
With a smile playing oddly about is going to have only one tailormade
his lips when his broad back was dress would do well to think twice be
turned. Digby solemnly marched upon . fore passing on to the other counters,
the house. jTne Dest 0f the so-called tan shades
Meanwhile a pair of blue eyes had is a soft peach-skin color, something
been watching the young mm from a which is not quite brown. It is often
window, and a pair of red lips had called crushed leather, and its tone is
been dimpling into smiles, and a fair well adapted to any tint that may be
brow wrinkling into puzzled little WOrn with it
frowns. "Harry and Dick, and to- Not a few of the new street dresses
gether " ran the musing in the nut
brown head; "and to-day. when 1
thought them far away. What does
it mean?" Her heart helped by sun-
dry recollections or tnings said by
both young men. and of glance given
by both soon whispered a reason for
their appearance. Excitedly ringing!
the bell for her maid, she flew to her
Dick Carson marched rapidly and
gloomily to a corner saloon for a
bracer. As he entered the place, he
beard a man say: "See? I leaves it
to Mike, here, if I ain't right, heh.
Mike? You take a silver coin and
twirl it. like that on its edge; and nine
times ..est of ten it will fall tails up.
Sure; I've spun It a dozen times here."
A hand fell upon his shoulder; Car
son's hand. "Excuse me," he said;
"but I am more than lnteresi-d. Here,
barkeeper, a drink for this gentleman.
What is the reason for this behavior
sb the part of the coin?"
Why, ya see mixed ale fe.
Mike on one side of the coin there Is
this here head, with more weight in
it than is on the other side When
yon twirl it, why she falls heads
"I certainly do. Where Is your tele
phone?" cried Dick Carsoa to the bar
keeper. And he made a dash for the
The telephone bell rang in the Car
rollton house just as Daisy Carrollton
ran downstairs, and she went to the
instrument Just about that moment.
Digby was waiting in the reception
"Hello? Is this the Carrollton
"It Is why. Richard Carson! I
thought you were coming up tho
"I was in too much of a hurry." said
"iiKuLO. IS THIS THE CARROLLTON
Carson's voice. "Daisy answer me
this question the most serious thing
I ever said in my life. Answer me
quick! Will you marry me. dear?"
There was a pause of half a minute.
Then came the answer: "Yes, Dick,"
"Hurrah!" bawled Carson's voice,
making Mis3 Daisy's ears tingle again.
"When Harry Digby gets to the house
just tell him that tails don't win.
after all will you. darling?"
"Why. of course!" cried Daisy. "Here
is Mr. Digby now."
Mr. Digby stood in the hall listening.
"H'm," said he. "It seems a case
of tails Carson wins heads or tails.
I lose. Sorry, Miss Carrollton. but I
must be returning to town immedl
SWINDLERS IN SMYRNA.
English and American Firms Taken
by a Band of Shrewd
The fact that, one of them is still
born every minute has just been forci
bly illustrated in the case of Ameri
can and English firms dealing with a
band of swindlers recently operating
from Smyrna. The matter, says the
Washington Star, has been brought
to the attention of the state depart
ment only after swindles amounting
to something over 950.000 had been
worked on English firms, while the
amount taken out of America has not
yet been computed.
The operation of the swindlers was
simple and effective. They advertised
and sent out hundreds of circular let
ters to importing houses both here
and in Europe, offering various mer
chandise, oils, hides, wool and dried
fruits at much less than the market
Many of the Importing firms here
and abroad bit at the bait and sent
orders, joining bank credits for as
much as 90 per cent of the value of
the goods. The goods were shipped in
due course and the money collected,
but when they arrived the consign
ments were found to be totally differ
ent from what had been ordered. The
finest woolen fleece would prove to be
filthy woolen rags, "choice Smyrna
figs" would be the last refuse of the
packing houses, and so on. The mat
ter was placed in the hands of the
local consuls, and on their complaint
some of the swindlers were arrested,
while the others fled. But the fraud
has adversely affected the credit of
many reputable houses in the Levant
NEW STREET DRESSES.
Various Shades of Tan Are Now the
Rage What Is Good Choice
for One Suit
If one were choosing a town dress
one might pause awhile in front of the
new tan shades, for they are well
worth attention. They are to be seen
in all of the tones from the palest
cafe au lait to a deep coffee, and from
an ecru to a cream. These dresses are
very servicable. and the woman who
are in deep strawberry pink, and for
the woman with one dres3 thi3 is not
so bad,' though one never gets quite
the service out of it which one gets
out 0f g-ay or light brown. Still it la
gooj and if one has a gown to change
ofl it M to be advised,
The Least of Presents.
V. P. Houver. aged 72. a peanut
vender at Colorado Springs, is a great
admirer of President Roosevelt but
had nothing better to sendfor a wed
ding present to the president's daugh
ter than a five-cent bag of peanuts.
So he sent that and received a letter
of thanks from Mrs. Longworth.
Pledge to Monarch.
A Buda-Pesth newspaper states that
the officers of the Hungarian army
will shortly be requested to sign a
pledge to remain true to the mon
arch, whatever course events may
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ATTACKED THE HEART
AwfW Nswatoia Cass Cures' s
Cure ny Dr. WlMiaws' t
Neuralgia in any farm is painfal sat
When it attacks the heart isisfreqseatly
fatal. Complicated with indigestie of
a form that affected the vital organ it
threatened serious ooaaeqmencesiii an in
stance just reported. The case is that ef
Mr. F. L. Graves. f Pleaaanthill, La..
who tells of his trouble and core as
" I traveled eonefderaUy, was exposed
to all kittdsef weather aud was irregular
in my sleeping and eating. I suppose
this was the cease sf my sickness, at
any rate, in May, 1905, 1 had got so had
that I was compelled to quit work and
take to my bed. I had a good doctor
and took his medicine faithfully hat
grew worse. I gave ap hope of gettisg
better and my neighbors thought I was
surely going to die.
"I had smothering spells that it is
awful to recall. My heart flattered and
then seemed to cease beating. I eonld
not lie ou my left side at all. My bands
aud feet swelled and so did my face,
After reading about Dr. Williams Pink
Pills in a newspaper I decided to try
them and they suited my case exactly.
Before long I could see an improvement
aud after takiag a few boxes 1 was en
tirely cured. I ara glad to make this
statement and wish it coald cause every
sufferer to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills do not simply
deaden pain; they cure the trouble which
causes the pain. They are guaranteed to
contain no narcotic, stimulant or opiate.
Those who take them run no dnngerof
forming any drng habit. They act
directly on taebloodand itisonly through
the blood that any medicine can reach
Dr. Williams' Pink PilN are sold by all
druggists or will be sent, imstpnid, on
receipt of price, 60 cents pnr box. six
bnxe for $2.60. by the Dr.Williams Med
icine Co., Schenectady, N.Y.
Nearly Even on Measles.
An English journal notes the curi
ously even sex distribution of measles
in twenty years at Aberdeen. There
were 20,287 males and 20,087 females.
Deafness Caaast Be Cured
by tocal ftppUcsttoM, aa lk eaanot reach th
erd ponlua ( Ike ear.
TaeTetnualyoaa wa w
cure deafueaa. ao4 that la br enni!tutlial remedies.
DeMfnria ta caused ar aa Inflamed coedltloa ef tee
mucous lining of the Enntachlaii Tube. When this
tube U Inflamed yoa have a rumbling anad or to
perfect bearlnc.aod hca It ia entirely cloed. Dtafr
nes Is the n-valt.aad sale the Inflammation eaa b
taken oat and this tab reatomt to U normal eoarit
tlon.heariae 1M he aetruTed forerer: nine caaea
cut of tea at caaard by aiarra. which to aottdag
but aa tallamcd edltloa ef the inocona surface.
We irtu rive One Handrrd IMImh fir any cae of
Ieafnea (raad by caiarrh)that cxnnot be cared
by Hall's Catarrh Care, send fur circular, free.
. V. J. C1IESET CO.. Toted. Ol
Bold by Pruevtna. Tie.
Take Haifa Faatlly Pllla fsr conrtlpaUa.
Never try to appear what yon are
not. Chicago American.
itWSetBftV vS aaStRSTSa
carefully eery bottle of CA8TOU1,
a safe ana wire iqatabr far taftaf i
aad see that It
la TJm Tat Over 3S Team
She Kal Tea Have Ahmjs
Cheelate la Spain.
The Spaniard's usual breakfast is a
cup (as small as an after-dinner cup)
of chocolate, a small roll, and a roll
shaped piece of sweet, white sub
stance like the oatside of a meringue.
The nourishment is in the cup of
chocolate, which Is so thick that it is
eaten instead of sipped from a spoon.
To the one cup goes an ounce of
sweetened and cinnamon flavored
chocolate me.ted over the fire, with
just enough water to stir it smooth.
Village in Crater.
About 20,000 people live in the crat
er of an extinct volcano, thirty miles
from Knmamotu, Japan. They dwell
in this pit-like town, surrounded by a
vertical wall 800 feet h'gh. The in
habitants rarely make a journey into
the outer world, and practically they
form a little community all by themselves-
Coffee Shows Coming Weather.
A natural:st is said to use his morn
ing enp of coffee as a barometer. If
the sngar be dissolved undisturbed,
air bubbles rise and remain on the
surface. If they form a frothy mass,
he reckons on clear, fine weather. If
the froth collects in a ring round the
edge of the cup he expects showers-
Cruelty to Animals.
For swinging a monek round his
head by its tail, George Brown, a
showman, was sentenced to twenty
eight days imprisonment in Liverpool.
A BU6Y WOMAN
Can Do the Work of 3 or 4 If Well Fed.
An energetic young woman living
just outside of New York, writes:
"I am at present doing all the house
work of a dairy farm, caring for 2 chil
dren, a vegetable and flower garden, a
large number of fowls, besides manag
ing an extensive exchange business
through the malls and pursuing my
regular avocation as a writer for sev
eral newspapers and magazines (de
signing fancy work for the latter) and
all the energy and ability to do this I
owe to Grape-Nuts food.
"It was not always so, and a year
ago when the shock of my nursing
baby's death utterly prostrated me and
deranged my stomach and nerves so
that I could not assimilate as much
as a mouthful of solid food, and was la
even worse condition mentally, ha
would have been a rash prophet who
would have predicted that it ever
would do so.
"Prior to this great grief I had suf
fered for years with Impaired diges
tion. Insomnia, agonizing cramps ia
the stomach, pain In the aide, consti
pation, and other bowel deraagemeats.
all these were familiar to my dally
life. Medicines gave me no relief
nothing did, until a few months agsv
at a friend's suggestion, I began to use
Grape-Nuts food, and subsequently
gave ap coffee entirely and adopted
Postum Pood Coffee at an my meals.
"To-day I am free from all the troa
bles I have enumerated. My dlgestJom
Is simply perfect. I assimilate my food
without the least distress, enjoy sweat.
restful sleep, and have a buoyant fsat
lag of pleasure tn my varied duties. Ia
fact. I am a aew woman, entirely
over, sad I repeat. 1 own ft an
There's a reassa. Head fas ntfa
The Road to Wellvnle.- hi
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