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days in 1 bible. want and or 243. Pancake 208-tt Remarkable Case of Old MM Bccom ing Young Again. Princeton, Mo., Nov. 22.-Tucsda marked the ending of the remarkab life of "Uncle Billy" Driskill, of th city and separated a couple who ha enjoyed the blessings of a happy ma ( ried life for seventy-one years. He was · 94 years old. He died of old age, having been feeble but a few months. He leaves a widow 87 years old. The case of this remarkable man, once grown old, then young, who, despite his 94 years, persisted in jumping over chairs and performing other feats for the amusement of his friends, has attracted much attention from all parts of the country. Several years ago he began to get old and feeble, but last winter a change came over him. He seemed to suddenly get a new lease ol life. He began cutting a new set oi teeth; black hair came in to supplanl the silvery locks and cover the bald spots; he regained his eyesight and became almost as spry as a boy. Mr. Driskill has always been a robus man and has ,had his share of outdoo work. To this, with his temperate hab its, was attributed his long life. For * few years previous to this change h had been feeble and had suffered con Wed- 209 6t Wednes- trip to this noon trip. and vegetables nUU UtJCH icvutc «ji«-» .TMv ~ siderably from rheumatism. The troubl had suddenly left him and he was abl to take long walks. He had been blin in one eye for sixty-seven years. Th sight of that eye came back and could see reasonably well with it. Wit new hair, new teeth, new eyesight an renewed vigor, he was almost a ne% man. But the new life lasted but few months when he began rapidly t decline nearing the end.

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  1. The Evening News,
  2. 22 Nov 1906, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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