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Love Lightens Labor $o does MNttClAUS SOAP. This great clean er com ea to woman "a aid on wash-day and every day. Makes her work a matter of love instead of drudg- ry it. Sold everywhere. Made only by The N. K. Fairbank Company, CHICAGO. POOR OLD COULDOCK. rbe Once Great Actor In Now an Ob Ject of Charity. C. W. Couldock, the once great actor, It is said, will soon become an inmate of the Forrest Home, tor Actors. C. "W. GAME OF BATTLE BALL THE LATEST ADDITION TO POPULAR SPORTS. I 5™ 1 HARDEOADTOTRAYEL MADAME REJA1ME HAS WORKED FOR FAME. WRIGHT ON UMPIRES. Hit Stop Hor Great Fortniyal aH Mroe, S<i*n« G«m« the First Xotublo Achievement of llor fttlicn CUTOUT— linn Captured Amurlclin 1 not had an easy road to fame. It Is A If*. •^?j?'* y \ «i» Mme. Sans Gene • ^7j ;*p^- <f In Siirdou's new ^ i? •^ l f-fe» \ p| ay that she has achieved most favorable mention from the crltlcH ot Europe and America. She first studied nt the Conservatoire and made her first appearance upon the .state In Paris, about sixteen ypurs fifc'O. Her lirst success was achieved in "La Vie de Boheme" in 1880, at the Paris Vaudeville. She attracted attention In this play and •won some praise, but gained little reputation thereby, find although she remained at the above theater for several years, with occasional brief engagements at the Varieties, fame eluded her gruHp, She played many roles, however, and gained much experience during these early years of HIT career, and she finally achieved a positive success at the Odcon In the title role of "Germlnle Lacerteux." a realistic play founded upon the novel by Edmond de Goncourt. Then followed two failures, one In Heaumarchals' comedy, "Le •Marluge do Figaro," and the other in a French adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice." Before leav- 1ns the Odeon, however, she partly reestablished herself In favor by her portrayal oC the heroine in "Amoreuse." In 1S90 Mmc. Ilpjane rejoined the company at the Varieties, appoarin.tr first In her creation of the role ot Betxy In '"Monsieur "Betzy." Mere, also, In the same year she appeared for the first time In "Ma Couslne," and In the following season she was seen In revivals of some of the plays In which she had been most successful. She became In 1892 the star of the Grand theater, following- the fortunes ot Paul Porel, who had relinquished the management oC the Odeon, to assume command of this house, and who became the director of Rejanc's fortunes by making her his iwlfe. Pore] soon abandoned the Grand theater, and with Albert Carre assumed the management of the Vaudeville, \vh.ere Mme. Rejane created the role of Sans Gene, on Oct. 29, 1S93. The was an Immediate and long-con- /tfnued success, and had a run of over '400 performances. Mine. Rejane's fnrno- then began to reach beyond Paris, and 'Solng to London she gave over forty performances ot the play at the Gaiety theater, that city, beginning June 23, 189-1. She opened her season at Abbey's theater, New York. In the same play, Feb. L>7 last, and mot with flattering personal success. During her American engagement Mmc. Rejane will be seen Think* the >'ow KulM Will Soino of tho Kicking, Chief of Umpires Harry Wright and wife have gone to Jacksonville, Fla., whore they will remain for about three weeks. Before lefivlng for the south the veteran was Interviewed on the umpire question. Said he: "I think the new rules will effectually pjut a stop to the abuses which brought the national game Into repute last season. The umpires are now compelled to fine ME JIFJANF the P'^xcrs for certain offenses, and If they 1 _"" don't do so they are liable to be fined celebrated Frt-nch thcmselvc . S- Th)s wlll undoubtedly pre- aetrcss), who is vc>nt ]onlc . ncy on tne p . irt O f the ofll- maldng- a tour of i C lals, a fault that worked a great deal this country, has oC ]larm ]ast sea son. Now a player knows what to expect If he kicks senselessly or uses vile language. The penalties are down in the rules In black and white, and it cannot Ice said that an umpire Is too severe If he Inflicts lines or rules men of the field. Ten years ago there was Just as much Interest and excitement over baseball as there is now. But there nevev was SO much trouble with the umpires. Then it was the custom to pick a man from the spectators to officiate. In that way nobody knew before the game who would umpire. If fault wa» found with the Judge of play ho generally left the field, and ns It was a most difficult thing to find a successor, the crowd soon learned how to use umpires. In the present time umpires have an obstacle to face In spectators who revile them and use abusive language, from the stands. The rules distinctly slate an umpire has the privilege of expfilllng any person from the grounds who thus misbehaves himself. If umpires would see to It that the rule is enforced as much as possible, I am sure there would be less trouble. Time and again I have heard spectators use the filthiest language to umpires, but as It has been very hard to locate them, the umpires have had to grin and bear It. But If the homo club officials would make a business of singling out such persons and Informing umpires where they were, ' there would be a pronounced reform, j I do not know whether Hurst will be [ reappolntod or not. He Is an excellent j umpire, there's no doubt about that, j If the matter has been left entirely to President Yong. I think possibly Hurst may officiate again, as I know he stands very high In Mr. Young's estimation. There is considerable truth in the rumor about league affairs. I think myself that a. split Is coming, for the western clubs are undeniably weak financially. The only stumbling block to the formation of an eastern arid western league Is Chicago. I believe that all of the old leajrue men would 'Ike to retain an eight-club circuit, such wr'existed in 1SS9." C. W. COULDOCK. Couldock was born In London'April 26, 1815. He first appeared at Sadler's Wells In 183C, where he played "Othello." After that he supported John Vaudenhort at Bath and In 1845 he became leading man at the Theater Royal at Edinburgh. He came to America with Charlotte Cushman in 3S49 and for several years was leading man at the Walnut Street theater, Philadelphia. In 1S3S he joined Laura Xeene's Olympic Theater company and afterward took the leading parts in "The Willow Copse," "The Chimney Corner," etc. In 18SO he began at the Madison Square theater in the part of Dunstan Kirko In "Hazel Kirke" and has played the part over one thousand times. A benefit was given Mr. Couldock at the Stcr Theater, New York, in 3SS7, which ne:- ted $4,400. In the Uric of Progress. The rule making it necessary for tha umpire to call out when a ball is hit whether it is a bunt and a trapped ball is a. good one. Bunt hits will be done away with altogether In another year, in line with the policy of the league to make every man play ball and not see how much he can gnin by avoiding playing ball. In the same way the rule as .to coaching will gradually work around so that every man will play for himself. The rule doing away with coaching altogether probably will not be adopted next year, but the tendency is that way.—Sporting Life. i The Pluyer nrd tlio 15:it. There Is no implement of the game that Is so taking to the eye of the average player as the bat. Gloves, masks, balls are merely the necessary paraphernalia of the pastime, but- the. bat is the thing. Every player has his favorite sticks and they are treasured as priceless gems after a few solid hits have been made with them. The breaking of a good stick Is a calamity that chills the heart zl uie average player. There Is a good <leal In selecting a stick of the right kngth and weight.— Sporting Life. It • Healthy Exercise and Like Tennl> M«jr B» Flayed bj Women Ai Well AJ Men—How the Came I» PUyed. BRAND NEW gam'e Is "battle•ball," and as it embraces at once some of the features of bowling, hand ball, tennis.cricket, baseball and football, there is no doubt but that it will speedily become one of the popular games of the day, particularly as It can be played- in the gymnasium, or out of doors. We owe the invention to Dr. Sargent of Harvard university, whose life is devoted to devising and prescribing exercises for the physical education of young people. Dr. Sargent concluded there was need for a new athletic or gymnastic game, and forthwith he invented one which as he said, in his little pamphlet, describing the game, should be so simple that any one can play It without long training or previous practice. The game Is played on a court somewhat similar to tennis. A court with a length twice its width makes it an exact square for each side 25x50 feet having been found to give the amount of space most desirable for teams of five on a side. While the game may be played by three, four, six, or even more, five Is the ideal number for each side. The lines should be marked on the floor or ground, ns shown in the diagram. There is a center foul line and the end foul, base or goal lines; the border beyond represents the stop nets, which may be set five feet behind the goal lines. Ovei' the goal llnpK and seven feet above them cords should be stretched from posts set at the corners of the court. On each goal line plncod three pairs of. Indian clubs of three pounds weight each, one pair In th.e center and the others three (gp.t from the posts, the clubs of each pair being eighteen Inches apart. With teams of five, the three stationed in . front of the clu'DS, serve as guards, or goal tenders, while the forwards act mainly as throwers. When the game is ' played out of doors, and a larger num- j ber than usually make a team wish '• to play, several courts can b« laid out,^ side by side, the right side line of one' answering for the left side line of .another. Wands, or sticks, projecting three feet above the ground, may take the place Of the Indian clubs. A round rubber ball, filled wllh air and covered with leather, nine inches in diameter, and weighing about a pound, completes the outfit. The best throwers must stand in front, and the best catchers guard the goals. The side having the ball, which may be decided by the toss of a coin, tries to throw it between the goal posts of the other side. If it succeeds in doing so, ten points are scored in its favor; CASTORIA ?SSX! for Infants and Children. OTHERS, Do You Know ** Bateman's Drops, Godfrey's Cordial, many so-caUcd Soothing &yrup>» •&&*• most remedies for children oro composed of opium or morphine r Po You Know that opium and morphine arc stupefying narcotic poisons r Do Yon Know that in most countries druggists are not peraiiuod to Dell narcotic*without labeling them poisons t Po Yon Know that 3"ou should cot permit any medicine to U given your cM4 v > unless you or you ' physician know of what it Is composed 1 Do Yon Know that Castoria is a purely vegetable preparation, and thai a bst »Ix ItA ingredients is published with eviyy bottle ? Po You Know that Castoria is tie prescription of the famous Dr. Sarouol Pitch*. That it has been m use for nearly thirty years, and that iuo:« Castotia. i»-now Bold thm »^ of all other remedies for children combined f Do You Know that the Patent Office Department of the United. States, anil of other countries, have issued exclusive right to Dr. Pitcher and his assigns to use tie word " Castoria" and its formula, and that to Imitate then) is a, state prison offense ! Po You Know that one of the reasons for granting this government proUJt-'Liou TOO • because Castoria had been proven to be absolutely harmlcKK? Po You Know that 35 average doses of Castoria tttv furnished for 33 oentfi, or ono cent a dose T Do You Know that when possessed ot this perfect preparation, your children miyr- _ be kept well, and that you may have unbroken rest T Well, those tMngs am worth knowing. They are facts. The far-simile glgnntiiro of wruppor. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. IN THE WORLD For keeping; tho System in a Healthy Condition. CURES Headache,, CURES Constipation, Acts on tho Liver and Kidneys, Purifies th« Blood. Dispels Colds and Fevers. Beautifies the Complexion and ti and Refreshing to tho Taste. SOLD BY ALL. DRUGGISTS. nicely illustrated eiclity-pafrc Lincoln Story Eook jriren to eicry pnrcb.iser at Or cof Lincoln Tea. Pricx 25c. -J.S.K your drnerist,or I.INCOI*! TBA Co., Fort Wajae,Z*A*. The Doctor's Discovery, « — ' DR. BROWN, OF DAVID CITY, NEB., FINDS A MEDICINE OF RARE VIRTUE. THE DIAMOND. MME. REJANE. i In several of hor former successes. M. Porel.horhusband, is nt present director of the Theater clu Vaudeville ami the Theater du Gymnnso, Paris. Up to the .date of her New. York emras-ement. Mme. Rejnne had appeared only in Vfarls. Brussels and London. Buck Weaver has applied for a post- tlon on the Browns. Pitcher Esper showed up in the poorest condition of any of the Baltimore players. Manager Hanlon pins his faith to Hemming as his probable star pitcher this season. Pitcher Hodson of Boston Is poaching- the University of Virginia baseball players. Collins will have to keep a move on if he pushes Jimmy Bannon out of Boston's right field. JTrank Shlebech, In conjunction with a friend, has opened a "wet goods" emporium in Detroit. Ex-Fielder Billy Sunday, now an evangelist, is enRat'ed at present In revival work In Passaic, X. Y. Paul Hines, the veteran center fielder, has taken a new lease of lite as man- ag-er of the Burlington club. It Is agreed on all sides that Cincinnati has secured one of the best catchers In the country In Spies. Dan Brouthers thinks "Ward's retirement weakens the New York team more than they realize at present. If German can regain some of his 1S93 form tho Xew York team should be almost invincible in its pitching department.—Sporting- Life. $ THE WHEEL. TB2 bicycle track in St. Louis proved to IK; a great failure, as it has been on most grounds and will probably be done away with this year. Bliss may possibly be • seen on th« stage as a performer on th« bicycle after the manner of the horse race In the/ "County Fair" and other like shows. He Pint Caret Hlm»«lf with It, ana then I>i<:«crlbc. It for III* Patleutu ivttlj Grntlty-lng llc»ult». (From the Lincoln, Neb,, Call.~) Dr. Samuel L. Brown is a pioneer resident of David City, having lived there for twenty years. He is -well known all over Butler County, .having practiced medicine in every part. It is liis recovery from a very serious niscanc that is looked upon as a miracle. "\Vlien visited by n Call reporter Dr. Brown gladly related the history of his sickness and Lis fiuul cure. " This will be my first step into the field of a personal interview, but I am so enthusiastic over my recovery that I feel like conducting a regular experience meeting. "bix or seven years ago partial paralysis set in upon my left side, and I soon became affected by kindred ailments. The pension board found my trouble to be " partial paralysis of left side, varicose veins of both legs, undileft vuricocele." I was also troubled with Diabetes. I became anablc to •perform manual labor, having to give up tlie larger port of my practice. I could bobble around by the use of crutches and cane. I tried every medicine that 1 ever heard ofin endeavoring to r:licve my suffering. " About a year ago I read of » mcdicins called Dr. Williams' Piuk Pills, that seemed to fit my case, so I sent for samples. I waa no well satisfied with the samples that I sent for more, (is thev acted directly in harmony with nature. Those are the things I look for • in treating diseases. I used a number of boxes of the pills, and T nm now entirelv relieved of nil my several ailments, and am able to move about" once more, without being hampered •with crippling diseases. In my practice I always use Pink Pills.where the diagnosis of the case favors them. * " I now have a remarkable case at Brain- crd. Augustus Talbot, the postmaster, was suffering from diabete and insipidness, and was in the first itajes of Bright's disease. The doctors had failed to £ive him any relief. All hope of his recovery had been given up when 1 was called in and took charge of the case. He is now on the road to complete re- coverv. The Bright's disease was headed off, and the other ailments overwhelmed. A happier family cannot be found than that of Postmaster Talbot, of Brainerd." Strom and subscribed to before me this seventh day of September, A. D. 1893, at David City. Xeb. E. S. RcNTOX, (Sicned) Notary public. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for. Pale People are now given to the public as an unfailing ' blood builder and nerve restorer, curing all forms of weaknesi arising from a watery condition of the blood or shattered nerves. The pills are sold by all dealers, or will be sent postpaid on receipt of price (50 cento a box, or sir boxes for $2.50—they are never nold in bulk or by the 100) by addressing Dr. Williams' Medicine Company. Science• - • v v , A, t. w For Sale by W. B. Porter ATHLETIC. DIAGRAM OF THE COURT. falling to make a goal, but hitting a club, or post, five points are counted. If the ball only passes the goal line under the cord, three points are made. Should the ball go over the goal cord, it is a foul, and counts one against the side throwing it. If a thrower, slips over the center foul line, two points are ' counted against his sicle,^ Two ten minute innings, with a five minutes' rest between, makes a short, sharp and exciting game. An interesting feature of the game Is the frequency with which the score is changed, first one side and then the other being ahead, which, with well matched teams, leaves the fina! result uncertain until the last moment of play j has expired. j The game of battle ball, Dr. Sargent j argues; gives special exercise to the | muscles of the back, chest, waist and ! left arm, as well as the right arm, and it is free from danger of any kind that would be hazardous to life or limb; and another argument in Its favor. It is also a game suitable for girls as well asr boys. ; At the Center College gymnasium, Nashville, Ky., in the standing hop, skip and jump, Thomas A. Hendrlcks of Kentucky covered 30 feet 4 Inches. J. S. Mitchell, tht! champion hammer- thrower, will sail for Ireland after the New York A. C. spring games. He will return with the team, of English ama- terus Sept. G. Captain Bingham of the Harvard Mott Haven team, has written Frank B. I ! Ellis ot the University of Pennsylvania acceptingthelattor's invitation to enter i the team at the games at Philadelphia j on April 20. The schedule committee of the Amateur Athletic union -has reported in favor of holding the all-round championships this year on July 4. The New Jersey Athletic club has applied for the privilege of holding the same under its auspices. The great annual cross-country race for the south of England championship took place in "Wembley park, Middlesex, A field of 119 runners, representing eleven clubs, faced the starter, and the result was a decisive victory for E. C. Carter's old club, the Finchloy Harriers. President 'William B. Curtis of the Amateur Athletic union, has directed a mall.vote to be taken raising the annual dues of the several associations composing the union from $2 per club to 55, such increase being, in accordance with a resolution passed at the recent annual meeting. The athletes of Oxford university have been unable to train for the annual athletic meeting with the Cambridge university team, and that event in consequence- has been posponcd until July'3. § A LADFS TOILET Is not complete without an ideal DOMPL U POWDER- pozzSi's Combines every element of beauty and purity. It is beautifying, soothing, hcaliin:, ht.-iiu-' a., ful, an^. narmless, and when. ' i 1 - n'ghtly used is invisible. A mostO?' delicate and desirable protection | t« the face in this climate. Icslct upon having tho genuine, IT IS FOR SALE EVERYWHERE, t THE TURF. healtl1 is maintained by expelling- from the body the decayed product of di^ey; v.;. von- stipatioa, with the terrible results following- the absorption of excreta, ;s quickly rcHcvcil iy LEMON TONIO LAXATIVE. The refreshing- properties derived from. Leincns -svitii the Tunic and Laxative principles of select vegetable products form an eleg-aat tasting- liquid ILaxative. . Ladies will find it of priceless value. Many cases of supposed Uterine Ealarg-etncnt prove to be bowel accumulations. Ge^i tlemen will find it productive of Appetite, Energy aiid a Clear igestion, Headache and Biliousness. LARGE BOTTLES. 50 CTS. .AT .ALL DRUGGISJS. EMQN . TONIC. LAXATIVE Trap Stiootinc Xotcs. \ Nearly 1.500 live pigeons were used In this handicap shoot at RIvc-rton last week, and at a cost of 30 cents each, 'making; a total or S-JGO paid for birds on that day. • Ben TV right, of Hartwell, .Ohio, has j just been granted a patent on a target i trap, which he claims will revolutionize ' the trap now in use. Mr. "Wrijrht gave the trap shooters of twenty years ago a patent-device for throwing- glass balls. Thereis some talk of a match between ', Dr. W. F. Carver and a party whose J name has not been divulged, to take place at the tournament of the Big j Tom Gun club of Burlington. Iowa. i There will be three days" shooting-, April 9, 10 and "11'. The match Is to be j for $100 a side, 100 live birds each man; ', James Cowan of the Roxborough flun Club Shooting association, shot a mafjSii at 10 live birds recently for J10 a side on the Mount Vernon grounds at Glen TVillow. The shoot was under Rhode Island rules, 21 yards rise, 80 yards boundary- Cowan won, by S to 7. Janet N 1 ., dam of the colt Crescendo, and of "Wandering Nun and Eelllcosa, will be mated to Ormonde. Californians say that Key El Santa Anita will .surely represent them in the Brooklyn If he does not go amiss. Horsemen who entered animals for the St. Asaph stakes got their entries in long before the time for closing the stakes. The Keene colors are registered with the English Jockey club, and some think this .Is a criterion of an English trip for Domino. Tb« ]te«MJB Vibj Children of two and six years of ago are often elck and fretful is owing to» stomach worms. The best cure ie- Elnebart'e Worm Lozenges. They remove all forms of worms and the- worm nest; are pleasant to take anfi need no cathartic Children always sboiv marked improvement in health and growth by their u*e. Sold by B. F. Keesling and Keystone drug store. rbeo B»br »»« dcfc, we g»«e ber CMorfe. nw (be vu * Child. «)je cried for Caaori*. Abro «&e Docame Hlas. ate clung: to Caszorfe filename osd Children, B2c gxvet&cca Culocta. Children Cry for Ditcher's C-9G**)rta. When nervous and weak take Rine— hart's Liver Plllc: DO -jrlplog or nausea. Oce a dose. Sold by B. F. and Key«'oce drug store. SlIssDeHs Stevens, or Boston, Mess., writes: I hive always suffered from hereditary Scrofula. I tried various remedies andmaay reliable pby. Efcums, but none relieved me. After takinjj »ixbo:tlc3 Qf S.S.S. »xa now welL I am very gratef al to you, us I feel that te saved me from a life of untold agony, and shall take plearor* to upeiiine only words of praise for your wonderful medicine, and in recommending It to — — all who ore nfflicted with this pHintaldiEeMe. Treatise an Blood and Sfcte D iseasen free to an y &d dnM SWIFT SPECIFIC CO, sss Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. Always buy Rioehart'a Worm Lozenges, they remove boib the worme- and worm nesi. Sold by B F Kee*» liog and Keystone drug eiore. Children Cry for Pitcher's Ca«o-'