Akron Daily Democrat from Akron, Ohio on August 3, 1895 · Page 7
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Akron, Ohio
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Cteslfisd Adrertisansnts FOUR LINES ONS TIMS. lO CT HELP WANTED PARTY, either lady or gentleman, first willing to learn our business, then to travel or do ofUce work; salary Enclose nelf-adlredsed, stamped envelope to A. S. Mitoh-II. manager, 44 Cast Broad si Col uo) bus, Ohio. SALESMEN wanted for Merchant trade. Good weekly pay. Samples free. No deliveries or collect loos. Side line or exclusive Adress Manuf actarers,3Ml Market St., Philadelphia LOST A GOLD locket, abaoo of a satchel; blue on one side and told on the otb-r. Finder please deliver to Xo. 208 Crosier st. 01 FOR RENT "IC'ELY furnished rooni with modern ll conveniences: with or without board: prices very reasonable. Enquire at l.V) houth High St., between Mill and Market sts. 0 "V Iv-E si -i -room house. So. 1JT Washington l st. Good well and cistern on premises. Enquire at tut Broadway 1 BOF3E of even rooms, on High, near Mill st. Enquire of Mrs. D. Lebcher, 213 For. est. 90 HOUSES POR SALE I HAVE for ai9 aouiwvl ui -i b ea the city, located on best residence tre - In Akron, West Market. Perkins, Sou h V 1-ley. Coburn. Cedar, and on other stre is rel located, all very cheap. Can Rive you bar Sains If you call on me: no trouble to show Item ail; all kinds, ail prt-es. Call and st me at room 27, Savings Bank building; 'Fhont 42. O. O. Sherbondy. CLAIRVOYANT J VST arrived, M me. Harrington, the celebrated clairvoyant, locates diseases, ttnitei separated, causes speedy marriages, reveals the past and future and bidden mysteries. 8:3t a m. to p m. Here for a short time onlv. 105 Bowery st-, just across the viaduct. 90 WE WANT SALESMEN EITMEP SEX. To take orders for MARIO fl RtASD'-RE BOOK, "Hnm (! Bible," rare, radiant and charming. Hundreds of new photos; IwK :-n, ppt- and piave Story of travel in the Holyland. portrayed for the first lime by a woinn'- pen ' f la t Over20 ml'lioo people constant!; read Marlon Harland's books, and every on-of them will want a copy of this great, new work. ilt Kh'piTi n eniiii. On agent In New York h s sold IKS copies In a little over one week's time: 40 copies in om dav: to copies In-one hour; 3 In one house; to 15 houses in succession. He has cleared as hih a w-V H In a single day. Th. ocretof his success Is here, he has a good thlns,nJ prlw ihi lowest know Don't fail to send at once for Illustrated samples and full particulars Addres-aiMrtel rablMhlis a , t-b.ilSMlvlpli PROFESSIONAL. CARDS TW.WAKEMAN Attorney-at-Law Police Prosecutor and Notary Public. Mone to loan, omce, Paige block. 146 aod 14 Sooth Malnstreot. 8AUDEK & ROGEiiS Attornoys-at-Law Henry K Sauder. S. O. Rogers. S. G.Boger-Prosecuting Attorney. Booms 34 and a Savings bank building. Telephone S AkronOhlo. WELSH A SAWYER . Attorneys-at-Law J. V. Welsh. City Solicitor; W. T. Sawjer Office, R001113 3 and 4 Beacon block: Phone tto- Buy your DRUGS at the BL0 LABEL DRUG STORE N.E. Cor. Main and Exchange sts. CHARLES CRETHER, Prop'r. Phone 693. Prescriptions carefully filled MACKINAW And all Intermediate ports to Owen Sound and Cotlingwood, calling at Sanet; steamei Marie on return trip. Six days' sail. NORTH SHORE NAVIGATION CO KOYAL MAIL STEAMSHIPS CITY OF COLLI NGWOOC akd CITY OF MIDLAND .. .. Blithest classed steamers on freshwater Lighted with electricity throughout, includ lng staterooms. Leaving Mackinaw at 11:43 p.m. ever Monday and Friday. Dinner served at 6 p.m. Fare for round trip, Including CM 4 meals and berths fflt From Colllngwood via the North Shor-Line to Killarnuy. connecting there with Sot steamer, ii extra or $16 for entire trip. THE NORTH SHORE LINl THREE DAYS EXCURSION. Steamer City of Parry Sound. lighted with electricity throughout, leave-Colilngwood every Monday and Thure day at :30 p m., calling at Parry Sound. Pointeaax Barll. Byng Inlet. French Rivei and Killarney, connecting there with So Liners. Fare for round trip. Including meals C and berth From Toronto and Hamilton. JJ0.5C fTajrt soune I The Gem Excursion Route. Steamer C'ty of Toronto make daily trips (Sundays excepted) from Pene tang and Midland, upon arrival of mornin; trains from the south and east, for Sam Souci. Rose Point, Parry Harbor and Parr Sound. Fare, round trip. Including C4. Cf mels 3T.JV- From Toronto and Hamilton $S For particulars, tickets and berths for an; of the above routes, apply to any O. P R. G T. R. or tourist agents and ask for folders or address M. BURTON, Manager, Colllngwood, Ont. GEO. 3. ARNOLD, Agent. Mackinac Island. ECKERT & STUART, Agents. Cincinnati, O. $2.50 to Buffalo, Via -O. & B. LINE." wit opening of aavlwatwja lstt. 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Patents taken throngta Mtmn Co. receive pecial notice In tlie SripntiKe A meriran, and tnna are bronsht w doly before the nubile without ent to tbe Inventor. This stilrndid paper, tssoed weeklv.e)?antly illustrated, has byfarths kuvst nrculatioa of any acientine work In the world. A: a year. nmn!e ertpies sent free. Building fjlitioo, monthly. 2.50a year. Single copies, 'ti cents, F.very number contains beautiful piates, in colors, and photographs of Dew bonnes, wits) plans, er.abltna bnilders to show the tatest desisns and secure eontmcts. Address Manx i Co Akr ou.il. al Bmoauwat. (anew -spa CATARRH 1 BKAZIUAN Instantly checks tho ravages of Catarrh. Jt is a true Balsam of marvelous heal ing power and the only known remedy that pene trates to the most hidden recesses of this inveterate disease. It quick ly destroys tho nests 01 microoes, heals the ulcers and restores the senses of smell, taste and hearing. It has been used over lO years in hospitals and private families and by Physicians and Specialists as the oiks infallible remedy in nature for Catarrh. It is also most economical, a SO cts. bottle containing 2 weeks' treatment and $1.00 bottle 6 weeks' treatment. Brazilian Balm often cures a Cold over night. Cures Croup in a few minutes. Quickly cures La Grippe and takes all its bad effects out of the system. Absolutely guaranteed to cure Asthma. Prevents, breaks up and cures Typhoid and Scarlet Fevers In any stage. A marvelous remedy for all Stomach troubles. In Female troubles it relieves like magic. Dissipates Slumps in one day. Believes Piles and Constipation overnight. For Constipation use as for Piles. It does all this gently and promptly, yet it is no miracle; it relieves the inflammation, nature does the rest. It is worth its jveight in gold in every family. Over 1 OO doses in a Oc. bottle. Trial size 25c. Ask for Circular. x Sold by Druggists. - B. F. JACKSON & CO., Proprietors. CLEVELAND, 0. and WILMINGTON, DEL. E. STEINBAOHBR & OO. ar. xclaaive wholesale asrents foi tkron and Summit county fo BrazUiaa Balm, aai will supply ai -tall dealers who desire th' emedy. If your recall druggists- annot suoply you, INSIST Of ("HisUR PftOOURINQ IT FOE 7QU. 16 to 1 THAT Jones & Parker lave the Best Shingles and BuildiDf I atrial In Akron for the money. Come and see us. 'Phone 428 frnth is Mighty M Will Prevail Is a Pro vert old and true The truth of the claim presented her-Hn easily be verified by anyone who wil ake the trouble 10 do so. Testimonials li umbers sufficient to satisfy the most skep leal pvrsoo, can be seen and the person-living these can also be seen, demonstrating hat th physicians of the Mew York ant hio Tivate Dispensary, 113 South Howar t.. Akron, Ohio, are the most successfu jhyslclans In this part of the country in tin Treatment and Cure f Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis, Dyspepsia '.heumatism. Neuralgia, Paralysis, Kit-Mies. Tape Worms, Nervous DeHUy. Syph lis. Stricture, Seminal Weakness, .Loss o lanhood. and all Sexual and Private Dis tases of either sex. Anyone suffering from any of the abov liseaes should at once consult these emi ent specialists Dr. tierroH'-i Vital Elixir Tablets are : iositlve cure for leucorhoea, or- any mi 'lacement of the uterus, and have cum inndied of ladies riiiht here in Akron wh ave taken local treatment for years with mt any benefit; two months treatment (1. Dr. Merroll's Ji um t riturates are a posi ive cure fo' irregular and painful menstra ions and will reu ove ali obstructions of th tterus and are perfectly harmless. Office days. Mondays, Wednesdays an Saturdays; other days will visit patient it their homes. Honrs 10 to 12 a.m.. 2:30 1 1 p.m.; Saturday, 10 to 12, 2 to 4, 6 to 8 sharp ft. A. Bork. O. J. McGucklw. 30RK & McGUCKirv Merest Tailors. 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Nome P- u- Local llrutz I'Ml-- - Kw diroT.rr. hre yu op In w. JnMwith WRITTEN Oil AKA Mt E to Cow Hef TOM Pcbilltr.I.ow cfHpxal Power in either nrluut-RmisniODS froni ny cna-.e. If Dlected, sach roiiM lead l cnimamptinn cr InsanitT, ! 00 per boa hf nuil, bnze for t.V 0 With ry (j.order wo giro w.-iien g -ar.nt. 10 rrjre nr renind lb monry. 4' PZAL KZDKISS CO., CWrcluad. Oaio, .rt'.r-a 'a by A. Warner. n ft w-- riiO- I guaiig iji'iiriYi 1L mi RESTORE PaJiLOST YIGOB SABER SLINGEES. IN FORTY BATTLES THE EIGHTH NEW YORK PLIED THE SWORD. The Beeiment' First Adventure Was a Test of Horseflesh After That It Carved Ite Way Across Virginia Several Times. "Grimes" Davis Death. ICopyright, 1S95, by American Press Association. Book rights reserved. UBING the spring and early summer of 1862 a body of men known as the Eighth New York cavalry was hanging around the camps on the Potomac, now at Washington, again at Harper's Ferry and for a brief time at Winchester, waiting for something to turn up. Not that they could not find employment, but the kind of fered was not to their liking. They had enlisted in 1861 for cavalry service, but the government had failed to pnt them on horseback. . It had armed them with sabers, and these they clung to as a badge of distinction and an earnest of the future. During the winter months and between the hours of lalxir on the fortifications the men practiced handling the savage weapons until they became expert. In that way if in no other they hoped to win the favor of the. authorities. Finally, in July, the horses came and with them a leader worthy of a regiment ambitious to carve a name with the sword. An officer of the Fifth United States cavalry, Benjamin F. Davis, was appointed coloneL Davis had served in the roughest cavalry school in the world, on the plains of New Mexico, against the Apaches. He was a southerner by birth and stuck to the flag from principle; hence there would be no child's play about the warfare he would wage upon his old friends. For a man in such a case there is nothing to do but win or die in trying. Davis had good stuff to work on in the Eighth New York The men were villagers from the agricultural counties of the northwestern part of the state. Bred to life on the farm they had grown weary of the monotonous routine and longed for new Worlds to conquer. The war and Davis gave them a chance. Among the cadets at West Point and in the regular army Davis had been known as "Grimes." With their new colonel, their fresh horses, splendid bays and blacks matched in companies, and their sabers bright, the New Yorkers set out again for Harper's Ferry ready for battle. After skirmishing with the enemy on the Virginia shore they were ordered one day to pitch their tents inside the lines of the post, and the next that they knew the place was surrounded by Stonewall Jackson, and the commandant, Colonel Dixon S. Miles, refused to fight or to evacuate. Fighting mad before, the boys patted their good steeds upon their sleek flanks and murmured, "What are we here for but to strike or gallop away ready to strike some other day?" Davis and a brother officer of the same name, colonel of the Twelfth Illinois, laid their heads together and devised a scheme to put tbeir horseflesh to good use and save their men from the clutches of Stonewall. After a volume of talk, interspersed with hot words, Miles gave the order for the cavalry to move out. It started at dark on the evening of Sept 14, about 12 hours before Miles surrendered the place without a blow. The attempt to escape from Harper's Ferry at that hour was a bold one. The Confederates lined the Virginia and Maryland shores north and south. Jackson meant to end the business next day, for he had other work on hand. The way out, if any, would be across Maryland, but the main army of Lee was at that moment stretching its lines parallel with the river from South Mountain to Sbarpsburg, really constituting a second line to be passed. No one in Harper's Ferry could tell where the nearest Union troops were to be met with, so it was taking a plunge in the dark. And the darkness it was that made the plunge successf uL The column crossed the Potomac on a pontoon bridge, riding in twos with the Davises at the head of the leading files. Once on the Maryland shore the horses were spurred to a gallop and off went the cavalcade a la Gilpin. Striking the Sharpsburg road, the horsemen dashed ahead in the darkness, riding parallel to the line of Longstreet's Confederate corps, which, pivoted on the river at Harper's Ferry, was shutting to, like a gate. At times the bivouac fires of the enemy glowed by the roadside, and more than once the riders galloped between the pickets and the sleeping camps. At the end of a few miles the head of column struck a barricade in the road, but brushed it away in a twinkling, cutting down some of its guard and carrying others along as prisoners. Farther along a Confederate train of 100 wagons was encountered, moving under a cavalry escort. By assuming a disguise "Grimes" Davis tricked the head teamster into turning off the road, and all the others followed suit. Calling up his own troopers, he placed them in charge of the train and started it on the road to Pennsylvania. Meanwhile the Twelfth Illinois amused the train escort until the prize was out of reach, then galloped on after it. The wagons contained ammunition and some stowaway freight in the shape of stragglers who had crawled into them to ride. Davis' orders to his men were to burn every wagon that broke down and lose no time over it. Several broke down and were fired, with frightful consequences, un til the stowaways took alarm. One of the first victims was a New York cavalryman. His determination to get out of the wilderness that night led to experiences that would bring a blush of jealousy to the cheek of Baron Mun-, chausen. They are vouched for by his captain. While climbing up Maryland heights in the darkness Private Louck of Company I lost his horse by a misstep, both steed and rider rolling down an embankment. Louck was badly bruised, and his comrades told him to go to a farmhouse and surrender to the first chance. About an hour later the galloping riders floundered through a mudhole, where many of the horses tripped or fell from exhaustion. Among those who emerged, covered with mud, was Louck. He had found a led horse in the column and rode on after hia company. In crossing a creek there was another catastrophe, and several horses took a bath with their riders on their backs. Louck came out of the tangle i washed clean, bftt again minus MTJNYON'S Rheumatism Cure never fails to relieve in three hours and cure in tbree davs. MUXYOS'S Dyspepsia Cure is guaranteed to correct constipation and cure ail forms of indigestion and stomach trouble. MUNY02FS Catarrh Cure soothes and heals the afflicted parts and restores them to health. No failure ; a cure guaranteed. MTJNYON'S Kidney Cure speedily cures pains in the back, loins or groins and all forms of kidney disease. MUNYOX'S "Nerve Cure cures nervousness and builds up the system. MTJNYON'S Vitalizer imparts new life, restores lost powers to weak and debilitated men. Price $1.00. No matter what the disease is or how many doctors have failed to cure you, ask your druggist for a 25-cent vial of one of Munyon's Cures, and if you are not benefited your monsy will be refunded. hia horse. The first wagon that was fired contained shells, and speedily a mass of debris was hurled out at the rear end. Louck was picked up shorn cf his hair, whiskers and eyebrows, and his comrades took him to a house and left him, as they supposed, on the verge of death". When the column arrived at Greencastle, SO miles from Harper's Ferry, Louck crawled into the bivouac. "Captain," said he, "I was killed once touight by being thrown Over a mountain, drowned twice, blown up and killed, but here I am. " Davis was promoted to lead a brigade as a reward for his daring exploit. He had as yet never brought his men under fire or to cross sabers with the enemy, but they continued under his command, and a chance soon came to try their fighting powers. On the march to Fredericksburg in November, 1863, the bri gade skirmished all along the gaps of the Blue Ridge with Stuart's best troopers. At Barber's Crossroads, on the 5tb, Stuart's rear guard, under Rosser and Hampton, deployed lines and planted cannon to dispute the road. Davis kept the Eighth New York around him, and dismounting one squadron behind a stone wall led the rest to within 80 or 40 rods of a battery, drawing its fire and testing the coolness of his men. They stood it well, but confessed that they would rather charge the cannon and be done with it. They might have had their wish but for the First North Carolina cavalry. The Carolinians took the initiative and charged in column of squadrons. Davis led his horsemen back as though retreating and let his dismounted men use their carbines upon the enemy. Taken by surprise, the Carolinians drew back, and at that moment Davis brought the Eighth around a hill on a curve and dashed into the mass of WORK THEY ENLISTED FOR. the enemy. Then it was cut and slash on both side3. The columns being under headway, the opposing files closed together like the fingers of hands when' interlaced. It was the hour for sabers, and fiercely the boys wielded them. The days for cavalry fighting in the eastern army had not yet arrived, but when they did the Eighth was ready. Davis led it in person in the encounter deservedly called the first real cavalry-battle of the -war. It was at Beverly Ford and Brandy Station, June 9, 18C3. At dawn that day Davis took the Eighth across the Rappahannock at Beverly Ford. A strong picket of the Sixth Virginia cavalry met the column at a point where one man should equal ten. Tlie narrow road passed through a swamp and was ditched on both sides, so that only four horsemen could pass abreast. The picket was driven back to a strip oif woods where lay supporting squadrons that rapidly moved down upon the head of Davis' column, Davis rode in front, and the enemy was checked without a close collision. A lieutenant of the Sixth Virginia lingered behind his retreating comrades, and seeing Davis alone dashed down the road upon him. The lieutenant carried a revolver, but only one barrel was loaded, and he saved his fire until he closed in within reach of Davis' saber. Parrying a blow iTom that, he shot Davis dead. Virgiians and New Yorkers then rushed together and fought like tigers. A Virginian who came to the aid of the lieutenant was killed beside the body of Davis, and their bleeding forms led to a struggle for vengeance. From a handful the enraged combatants increased to squadrons , then to regiments and brigades, both the blue and the gray winning and losing the ground many times. The Eighth lost 17 killed outright and 20 wounded. The Eighth rode in Buford's division, and after a battle at every gap of the Blue Ridge with Stuart got into the opening skirmish at Gettysburg. From that time on there was no rest for the fetrong right arms of the New Yorkers. They fought 15 battles between July and December, 1863. Wilson becamo their division leader in the campaign of the Wilderness and afterward Custer. That was the year for raids and saber fights. Twenty -one battles are inscribed on the flag for 1864, among them Yellow Tavern, whero Stuart was killed, and Hawes Shop, a bloody affair like Beverly Ford. With Wilson the New Yorkers rode 100 miles into the enemy's i VNLY pure grape cream of tartar is I used in Royal Baking Powder. Un- -like other powders, Royal leaves no acid g or alkali in the food. J lines at Petersburg and fought four pitched battles in seven days ; then to the valley with Sheridan and Custer; nine battles, including Gedar Creek and Winchester in the valley, and then the raid through to Petersburg. At Five Forks the New Yorkers made their last grand charge. They put their horses to the breastworks like racers at a hurdle. The color bearer was shot dead, closing the roll of honor of an even 100 killed in battU on 40 bloody fields. George L. Kilmer. THE BONNIE BLUE FLAG'S" ORIGIN. It Was the Work of an Irish Comedian and Mrs. Chambers-Ketchnm. Mrs. Annie Chambers-Ketchum, the author of the generally accepted words of k The Bonnie Blue Flag, " one of the favorite war songs of the Southern Confederacy, is still living in New York, where she is beloved and honored by a large circle of southern friends. The 6tory of the origin of the famous song is a very interesting one. As in the case of "The Star Spangled Banner" and " Amesica" the tune is a borrowed one. It was composed about a century ago, and words entitled "The Irish Jaunting Car," a vehicle run by one Larry Doolan, "a native of the sile," were sung to it for many years. At the beginning of the civil war an Irish comedian named, Harry McCarthy sang the song in some convivial resort in the south and at the request of one of his audience composed war verses for the tune and called the effort "The Bonnie Blue Flag." Bandmaster Woll of the Louisiana Tigers arranged the song for his band, and it was soon very popular in the southern army. The lines were very crude, however, and to MRS. ANNIE CHAMBERS-KETCHUM. i863 Sir Henry Percy Anderson of the British legation while on a visit to Memphis met Mrs. Annie Chambers-Kotcbum, who had considerable local reputation as a poet, and persuaded hor to rewrite the words of the song and give them a finish and polish that thoy lacked. She did so, and her version speedily took the place of the old one in the southern camps. When the Federal authorities learned of this fact, Mrs. Ketchum was given the alternative of taking the oath of allegiance or leaving Memphis. As her husband was fighting in the Confederate army she decided to leave Memphis. Mrs. Ketchum 's father was Major Benjamin Stuart Chambers, an English soldier, who located in Kentucky and was appointed receiver of public moneys for Arkansas bv President Jackson in 1883 At the ageot 18 Annie married her cousin, but was soon left a widow with two small children. She did notable work as an educator in the Memphis public schools and in 1858 married Leonidas Ketchum, who was fatally wounded at Shiloh. lu 1867 the death of her 16-year-old boy from Asiatic cholera was a terrible blow to her, and she lived abroad for years. She hag lectured, written several novels and is the author of a very meritorious book on botany. She has become a Roman Catholic and a Dominican, and her religious name is Sister Amabilis. How He Uave ITp Cigarettes. "Did I ever tell you how I managed to euro myself of the cigarette habit?" asked a cholly the other day. I told him he had never explained the mystery to me, and that I had spent many sleepless nights in consequence. "Now you are joking," ho said, with his neat little lisp, "but really, on the extremely deceased, I have stopped it entirely, and it was tho easiest thing in the world. I used to smoke fi?m four to five packages a day and sometimes more. One day I made up my mind that I would quit. I do not mean that I would quit smoking, but I meant that I would stop buying them. I smoked those of my friends. Final! it became a bore to mv friends to have me always asking for cigarettes, and they sometimes said they didn't have them. Thus my charity Bmokes gradually became quite seldom. Finally there was not a young fellow who knew me who would give me a cigarette. By that time I had about got rid of the habit. One day I felt like I would enjoy one, and I bought a package before I thought, lit one, and it actually tasted so badly that I threw it and the package away. Since then 1 have never smoked. I do not use tobacco m any form. You may give this recipe to vour friends if you desire. It cured me and did the job quickly and eff ective-lv. ' Louisville Commercial. . A Good Keason. T Sue Father has taken a great fancy to you. He What makes you think so? She I know from what he said." He He spoke well of me, did he? She Oh, yes ! He said you were one of the finest young fellows he had ever met. He What of it? She You ought to be pleased. Then he said you were so straightforward, honest and manly. He He's welcome to the opinion. She You don't seem to think much of what he said. He Oh, yes, I do, but I know what made him say it. She What? He I told him I never intended to marry. New York World. . Two Conscientious. i "Mamie is such a conscientious little goose, " said one summer girl to another. ''How's that?" "She thinks she must go to the trouble of breaking one engagement before contracting another " Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph, THE CHAMPION SINGLE SCULLER. eDowell of Chicago and Bis CredltahM Record on the Water. The hew amateur single scull champion of America is W. S. McDowell of Chicago, who captured the honor at the recent regatta of the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen in Saratoga. McDowell defeated J. A. Bumohr, the famous oarsman ot the Toronto Rowing club of Toronto. McDowell came to America from the north of Ireland eight years ago. - He had rowed m his native land to some extent, and soon utter making Chicago his home applied to Secretary Essig for membership In the Iroquois Boat club and soon became a mem- w. s. m'dowell. ber. In 1888 McDowell entered the junior single scull race at Grand Rapids in the northwestern regatta, and though he showed faster than any of his six competitors he lost the race by bad steering. In 1889 McDowell visited Pullman and rowed with John Corbett, then the American champion. Here he recoived the first thorough instruction, which stood by him in later years. This same year McDowell won the senior single at Grand Rapids and then visited Pullman, whert the National and Mississippi Valley associations were holding a joint regatta. He won the Mississippi senior singles and also won his heat in the National's event, but was defeated in the final by Dennis Donahoe, who also defeated Corbett. In 1890 McDowell won the Chioago navy senior single and rowed as No. 5 in tho famous Iroquois barge crew of that year, which repeatedly beat all competitors. For three years McDowell did little or nothing. In 1892 he rowed as a representative of the Farragut club in the People's regatta In Philadelphia and also in the National association's regatta. He was beaten. The year 1893 found McDowell back with the Iroquois club again, and he won the senior singles in the international regatta at Lake Geneva. He lest the "free for all" after having won two heats. The same year in Detroit, in the national regatta, he won a heat and lost the final. McDowell rowed last year for the Delaware club, but was not successful. This year, for the same club, he won the People's regatta July 4 in Philadelphia, and by his victory at Saratoga seoured the championship of the United States, which in 1894 was captured by Ferdinand Koenig of Louis, in 1893 and 1893 by John J. Rjm of Toronto, and in 1891 by William Caffrey of Lawrence, Mass. According to the Chicago Tribune, it is the height of McDowell's desire to compete at Henley. He is nervy and will go against anything and is not in the least downcast by defeat. WYLLIE, THE HERD LADDIE. Scotland's Great Checker Player Still Expert at the Age of Seventy-six. Sixty years a champion is the remark able record ol James Wyllie, the most famous checker player in the world. Wyllie was champion of the town of Kilmarnock, Scotland, when but 15 years of age, and by virtue of his marvelous " record against tlie best james wyixib. players all over the world, for half a century he may quite reasonably be called the greatest player on earth. Wyllie is now 76 years old and very deaf, but his sight is still keen, and he is yet able to defeat nearly every man he meets. "I'm too auld for draughts," he says sadly, but he usually manages to win whenever the stakes are worth securing, Wyllie was born in the Pierce Hill barracks, near Edinburgh, in 1820, and at the time of his birth his father was a sergeant major in the Scots Guards. As a mere lad Wyllie was apprenticed to a Kilmarnock weaver, but his remarkable skill as a checker player made him famous and induced him to abandon learning the weaver's trade. A drover named Porteus whom young Wyllie had beaten took Wyllie to Edinburgh and surprised the natives. Porteus began a game with a local player of reputation named Bertram and then found an excuse to drop out of the contest. "Let my herd laddie play for me," he said. Bertram consented, and to bin amazement the herd laddie won Cf games out of 60, and Bertram only succeeded in securing a single draw. The story of this achievement gave Wyllie great local fame, which was increased when he defeated Professor Andrew An derson and Robert Martins, two great Scotch players. Wyllie then became a watch peddler and traveled about Scotland selling timepieces as a regular business and playing checkers for money against all comers. "A shullen a game" was hid price no matter who played against him, and when he first visited America in 1873 he charged his opponents 2" cents a ganie. During this tour he played over 11,000 games, losing less than 50. In 1881 he again visited America and won 17,654 out of 19,517 games, drew 1,754 and lost only 109. In match games he defeated C. F. Barker, the celebrated Boston expert, but was beaten by Clarence A. Freeman, the Providence expert, who is of Indian descent, and the late R. D. Yates of Brooklyn. Wyllie also played throughout England and Australia and has made a great deal of money as the result of his skill. Wyllie claimed to bo the champion of the world until about a year ago, when he was beaten by a young Scotch expert, James Ferrie. Human Nature. Passenger Look, conductor, there's a crowd of people who want this car 1 Conductor Not one of t hem I "Then why are they running at it so frantically?" "They only want to cross in front of it. "Cleveland Plain Doale?. Not Alt Alike. Farren How much wealth do you think a man ought to accumulate before ho can safely ask a girl to marry luiur Koolor (inspecting him) It depends on the man. Yoi will probably have to bocumulate a niUJjoa. ' ra I ii THE ONLY REMEDY IN THE WORLD THAI REFUNDS PURCHASE PRICE IP IT FAILS TO CURE THE TOBACCO HABIT IN FOUR TO TEN DAYS IS ip It Cures While You Continue The Use of Tobacco :: The greatest dlaeoveryof the a?e. A certain, pleasant, permanent cure. A lifetime's suffering ended for f5.00. Why smoke and spit your life away? Why suffer from dyspepsia, heartburn, and drains on your vital forces? Stop using tobacco, but stop the "right wayl Drive the nicotine from your system by the use of this wonderful remedy. NARCOTI-CUIIE is warranted to remove all desire for tobacco in every form, including cigar, cigarette and pipe smoking, chewing and snuff taking. Use all the tobacco you want while under treatment, and in from four to ten days your "hankering" and "craving" will disappearthe weed won't taste good. Then throw away tobocco forever. NARCOTI-CURE is entirely vegetable, and free from injurious Ingredients. It never fails to give tone and new vigor to the weakest constitution. Remember NARCOTT-CORE doesn't deprive you of tobacco while effecting a cure? doesn't ask you to buy several bottles to be entitled to a guarantee; doesn't require a month's treatment; and, finally, doesn't enable you to stop tobacco only to find yourself a slave to the habit of tablet chewing. SECOND MONTHLY VISIT Dr. H A. liberie (Late of Montreal, Canada.) To accommodate many patients residing ,ln Summit county, and others who desire to become patients, will visit AKRON, THURSDAY, AUG. 8th Empire House Poor as well a9 responsible people are invited to participate in the marvelous achievements of healing wrought by this modern scientist. Three Foes to be a, a & I $ k .a 3 o t US O s a a o I 01 V 01 a V S CI 3 2 ii R 5 a a. p v tO DR. EBERLE Will Tell QUALIFICATIONS which fit Dr. Eberle to hold th ESTEEM and PATRONAQE of the people. tst. Education. A Matriculant in Arts of the Toronto University (1872), Ontario, Dora. Canada. 2nd. A graduate In Medicine and Surgery. McGilt TJniverBity, Montreal, Que., Dom. Canada, 1876. The frreat advancement made In the treatment of the various Chronic Diseases 1y DR. EBERLE explains the solicitude on the part of the profession to acquire tumiv of the New Methods of treating Chronic Catarrh of the Nose, Throat and Stomach, r lie New Medicated Absorbent treatment of Cancer, Lupus and Tumors of various kinds. DR. EBERLE, has a simple and magnetic method of curing; Diseases of Women, Irrrjru-larities, Painful Periods, Weakening Losses. All Surgrlcal Operations are painlessly, An'.lp- MolythoMhou or Neuralgia, Headache. Constipation, Diseases of the Liver or Kidneys, can offer up praises of gratitude for speedy and permanent cures. NEW BLOOD New Strength. All prom-iuent Specialists and Physicians agree that the first and most essential step to take in the treatment of anv disease is first to imbue the system with New Blood imparting; New Strength and thus making- the diseased or-pans ready for the special Medicine indicated in the Cure. HEART DISEASE readily yields to the bene-ficient influences of the New Remedies used. SKIN DISEASES no longer tantalize but are quick! v and permanently cured. HEMORRHOIDS (Piles), Itchiness, Ulceration and Fissure of the Rectum painlessly cured without annoyance or detention from anv kind of work. CONFIDENTIAL DISEASES of men and wo-men by an entirely New Method startling in its simplicity, are marvelously cured in a few weeks. AH Medicines for these diseases are prepared and compounded at Dr. H. A. Eberle nedical and Surgical Dispensary, Eagle Block, Canton, O. As a test of the purity and expensiveness of the medicines and the pains-taking methods of manufacture, we refer you to all the leading druggists in Canton, Ohio. PEOPLE who are unable to meet Dr. Eberle on his regular monthly visits here can write or isit his office in Eagle Block, Canton. O. Letters of confidence are received at tha Medical and Surgical Dispensary, Eagle Block, Canton. . All Medicines are sent in sealed boxes with full instructions Enclose one two-cent stamp for Dr. Eberle'a Lectures on "Useful Knowledge. GASOLINE STOVES AT ALL PRICES The Best Most Durable ? The Safest The Most Economical Don't be without a Gasoline Stove, and the place to buy it is at Morgan, Pouchot & Co.'s 210 and 212 Scuth Main St. a a With NAROITI-CORE, when you d,ie through with tobacco, vou are through with the remedy. One bottle cures. Send for bo k of prominent testimonies like the following; ' Huntington, Mass., March m, The Narcotl Chemical Oo., Springfield. Mass. Gentlemen! I have used tobacco for ' over twunty-B ve years, chewing and gmoklo every day from 7 am. to Hp m.. stepping only tor mnata. On Monday. Febriiiry 4. t called at yourofflca In Springfield, and bought a bottle of the dure which I usnd as directed, and on the tenth day the doslrt fortooacco had left me and it has not returned. I did not lot a nuilwhllo taking the Cure. My apoettte has improved and 1 consider N ircott-Oure a grand thing. Very respectfully, CttAS. I. LINCOLN. Mr. Frank H. Morton, of Chi copse Falls. Mass., lata Inspector of Public Buildings for Massachusetts, ays. : I used tobacco for twenty-five years, and was a Confirmed smoker. In Just eight day treatment with Narcott-Cure I was through with tobacco. In ' f a-5t the desire for tonaenn van lulled like a dream. Very respectfully. FUANK U. MOUrON. If your druggist is unable to give full particulars about NAU-OOTI-CURIS, eend to us for Hook of Particulars free, or send $5 for bottle by malt. THE NA.RCOTI CHEMICAL CO., So-lngflcld, Mass. Modern Life. i o n $ o o St 5' S 2 2 ? 8 S 0 if. 5 cr c it g. 0 a o . " e I1 r r tn si: ft n a oi r) 5T S Bl S 2 You How to Vanquish Them. 3rd. A SPECIALIST t9yenr ntudvlngand practicing; in the leading cities of Canada and the United States. dlh. A Professor and Lecturer on rstholopl-cnl Histology in various Colleges of tlie United State,. 5th. United States Examining- Surgeon for five years. ... 6th. Author and Uteratcur on various medical subjects. DR. EBERLE would kindly urge those who are afflicted in anv wav whatever to Inveslipnte thee New Departures in the Scientific Method of treating all Chronic and Dcbilita lng diseases. NERVOUS DEBILITY and SEXUAL INCOMPETENCY can be banished into foigeltulneis by this new and startling discovery, and in a brief period emancipate the sufferer into a new sphere of eniKlence. A NEW SOVEREIGN REMEDY for SICK HEADACHES. Von need not snHVr anv more from Sick- headaches as a Permanent Cur will be guaranteed iu every cawr. TO WOMEN who have brrn victims of misplaced confidence, atid who are silently brooding over acquired diseases, can iu coiibueaoe consult Dr. Eberle. 1 WW

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