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YJKiNJLINfi LtA^HJTTF,: W r.;Sj.>A. V prr- .. j From Woortlawn. Farmers buoy sawing: wood nnd cutting ic«. The school were very rniichnirprised but none the less pleased, by a visit from some of the East Science Hid?e scholars. Mr. Jesse Mishler and family are busy making preparations for a trip to California in the spring. Through the kindness of Mr. Hoberl Adams the little girls of this place- enjoyed, a very pleasant sleigh ride on Thursday evening. Boys, what to the matter '< . Misses Cora Weaver and Hlbblr Hoover attended a party glren bj their ciassmatc. Miss Ethel Bretl, 01. Thursday evening. They enjoyed themselves hugely. Mr. Jacob 1'owell some better and u taking advantage of our good sleighing. . Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Andreas are rejoicing over the arrival of a young son. • Mr. Mat Baner, who lives near Xel son bridge IB quite ill. _Mlss Maggie.Dickens,of Manchester, England, Is visiting at Mr. Jacob Tow ell's. Mrs. Elizabeth Ilutt whose death oc curred on Saturday eve last was n grandmother of Mrs. Frank Weaver, of this place, Mr. Ellas Heckler formerly of thit place but now of Jamesville Is progress ing r»pldly In the art of telegraphy. What is the matter with the people, they don't "click" worth a cent We can't understand it. Vrom Nelson. Feb. 8.—Splendid sleighing. The weather has been, somewhat milder for several days past; and somi of our old prophets have predicted ai early gprtag, while we all hope it ma} be so; Bitting by the preside,these cole wintery days and nlghU is very pleas ant for a while, but becomes monot onous .when continued to long, and w< commence to look and long for tin bright days of spring, and to set th< green grass grow again. Mrs. E. Daveler, of Sterling, visited Mrs. John Stitzel Fnday last. Miss Laura Forsyth, Miss '/Mia, William and. Will Phillips spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Williams, oi Woosoung.) 2 Wm. Keister, who went to Colorado about a year ago to engage In farming. in home on a visit, and reports every thing flourishing where he is living. Miss Louisa Ashling, of Rock Fall?. was in town this week visiting friends. Miller StKzol and his sister] Allie, spent Sunday with friends in Hock Falls. Mrs. Oscar Patridge, of Corao, and Mrs. Oscar Scott, of Sterling, were visiting Mrs. D. A. Donichy, Wednesday last. Willie King night operator at Ashton was home Monday visiting his morther. The ladles of Nelson spent a very .pleasant day at Mrs. Young's last Thursday. Some of them partook a little to freely of 'Mrs. Young's good dinner and suffered the consequences; but they could not help it every thing tasted so good. I heard one man say he envied Mr. Stitzel his position on that day; he being the only male member at the little party.. Last Friday was examination day in our school here, and our lady teacher Miss Forsyth, it very much pleased at the progress her pupils have made during the present term.' -Miss Laura deserves great praise for the well regulated school she keeps and the Interest she has taken in her scholars. I understand Miss Mary Detrlck Is having another of those nervous attacks which troubled her so much last .summer. Mr E. J. Ilollenbeck, our raiser and grower of .Chester white swine and light brahama chickens, is doing a good business and says be can scarcely supply the demand for the same. Hay is a very scarce article In thin vicinity at present and the price very high, several of our farmers having to buy this .early in the spring. Frank Stevens has his sale Thursday next, Feb. 9th. Louii Long will have a sale February 27th. The boys around here are not in love with chopping wood, although necessity compels them to swing the ax. , Several of our Nelson men will go to Morrison courting ttiis week. Jim Stitzel and his father think breeding cgjtal^ fun when sleighing la good. ' Tax collector at railroad office Nelson Fridays and Dixon Saturdays. Edo YPessels is laying off for re- pain this week. We cannoi forget this is leap year when the marriage bells are ringing. UNO. i'r*m BeaBd tJruvc. Austin & Co., loaded a car of heavy hogs hero yesterday; 8 of them were bought of D. T. Bary which weighed ffzee IDS. being a little over 474 each. One of fthe number weighed 015 lb«. which caused a few who bet to lose the cigars. Mr. G. C. Curtis sold to Austin & Co. 6 hog* which averaged 408 Ibsv each. This company load* a car of cattle from hereto-night. Then was a sociable at the residence of W» B. Mathewa last night. It was 37 below zero at 7 o'clock this morning. NEW YORK. IT IS NOT TRUE. It K TV •( In I' 1 ttvit J<-v 1t-^ fl-nd, Alth-"r.''i l.-<l.n our li.-arU li!\vf hl^fl F-'c IIH- itn-t you U N m>l triM- Jt IS Hot |M!«- thM lif" M Tfti!l. Zf. frnm nnr trni-i. tifo one dn-p Knin Of lov.-'s |i*m>. d'-w-ft N not mi*. It i* not iruc tltnt death can end What joy's In" doth almost ameud.^ 'N"8!h <mrrow'» hue—it M not trn*v By h'-n^'cn' 1 * bin*, by jMwsion'* fin*. By our lor*»> flo<*p, yet c]iain«"l, rt*-*-ire, It is not trup. it is not true. —\Villinrn StruthT* in Hotnt' Journal. THE LAST CHARITY. . A Chlld'n Toc*bulary. Heoeutly I bocame Interested iu the vo- cariwtery olt wy tx>y, 80. pi9Oth» old, and for one day noted aU words u»*4 by UJH, raespt, proper nameg. No effort wu> uokAt to sjchsust tli«. child'i stxxk of word* by 'fjueeliotitftg, . He Awed 893: , r! vrbiich M fxr o?r,t. were nouns,i cent. T«rb«, oud «l«r«n ^JeoUrw-i Otte Wit Uio child'* satire vo-f s,t (lictisuary worvii tacludui *00 —Ci?r. " Cnrnicu's pet rhnrlly no"- W.T< the frtml for Nfcxtrnn Tndinn.'. Pht) hml it since three ynirsi Hgo, when i\ hnndsome. enthuslnstir yoiuiR rurnt*, who wnn staying in tin- smnp summer hnimlliiK hoitso ns herself. Inul lnterestp<l tier in it. He had iMvn on » rnnch In northern Mexico the yenr nffer ho grndimted from college, and l>efnr<> he hnd det-ldml to go Into the ministry. M!«s Carmen, who hnd » very vngne idea of whrtt R rnnch wan. cunfUH- Ing It In her mind wlih cowlxiyo, plundered coaches and rescued mnideiis, considered Mr. Tlmvnnl one of those reclitimed vlctiiriR of it life of dlsulpatlon (he was, by the way, when Blurinot him, Just 23 years old), though he hnd in reality never done anything particularly wrong In his life. Miss Ciirmen belonged to that class of women one never knows how to speat of, whether ns ft "Imly" or "yonng Indy," unless one Is addressing the person herself, when one is apt to venture on the Intter term. And it must also be acknowledged she could not resist the, attraction of a man who was "turning over B uew leaf;" this species sometime* even took precedence of her charity In her favor, and that Is paying a good deal, for her charity, whatever It happened at the time to be, was so dear to her heart It made her almost a dread to her friends. Perhaps yon met her in a Btoi-e; before you conld hurry by with a, "Good morning, Miss Carmen," she would stop you: "Oh, Laura Lnfurge, you're the very girl I want to see. I \vntit you to take a liooth at the fair next week for the churity. Yon can have any booth you wish, but won't you be in the 'Mikado?', I want girls who will get up handsome costumes, and you know, with your taste," etc. Or: "Margaret Wyndoff, I'm so glad I've met yon; Jnst step aside here a moment, will youf I'm going to ask yon to help me In a little International ten I'm getting np for those poor—anch poverty, such distress, I can't tell yon. how they appeal to me. Now do promise to furnish flowers and appear In the Greek group—the costumes will be very simple, and I've asked for veil," etc. Or on the street: "Good morning,' Mr. Garey, won't you turn around and walk with me a few moments', I'm gointftoHska favor of you, which I want you to promise to grant mei It's really nothing at, ull for you'to do, and it Is for n very worthy charity; young Mrs. Carley hns Bald she will be I^ady Washington, and I want yon to be George-In an old time tea party." And often liefore you can n-fiisn she is gone, with "Good-by; \ knew you would; BO kind of you; good-by." Now it was theatricals, and for the Mexican Indians again. Her friends, to tell the truth, were getting a little tired of doing for these creatures. They had been to tens for them, to a klrmess for them, to tableaux, to lectures for them; enough of tilings to have educated whole trlbea of them, Mrs. Ned Brown said, if they had only been .there themselves. And, she added, she really didn't see why they should be mtido to suiter and pay \xMi\ If they mnst glvo these things, give them, but make the Indians go themselves. Ifowevcr, Mrs, Brown WHS a flighty little, woman .whom -every one laughed at In their sleeve, while people all did admire Miss Carmen, though they were getting a little tired of their charities. , . \ All these things Miss Carmen felt iu an Indefinite sort of way as she came home from the mission school om? nfternoon. It was Mr. Howard's mission and he had spoken so beautifully to the poor children that day. But then he always did. He lad spoken BO kindly to her, too; nome- low or other gome people seemed to take it for granted that Hhe could go out in any- kind of weather, with no matter how bad ! a cold, without any danger. And today : had been-her birthday, she did not think .what birthday, the fact itself was Imd .enough without being numbered. She ^as getting old, she thought with a sigh; ,dear me, much too old to be thinking BO much of this handsome young minister, and much too old to have that drop on her cheek; she must walk fititeraml think of something else, And yes, she would nsk her sitter to take her mission rlasa, at least for.awhlla. ,Slie passed a, wretched beggar sitting- on the curb grinding a small organette that had stops nearly a minute long between each note. Miss Carmen' looked quickly around and then, furtively dropped a quarter Into the tin cup, and passed on. She had been told duch charity was misapplied, but then she had felt just llko It and was willing to run th* risk. So Mr. Howard WHS really going back to Mexico, not as a ranch man this time, but as a missionary. What should she do when he was gone—what, had It come to tula? She must thlnk~of something else, and she hurried on, without noticing two young girls who passed her quickly. "I was afraid she would see ns," oneof them said. , "I know she'd ask me to be in a booth or-t«ke ; part In those theatricals." Girls who never did any good in the world, and probably never would, who would not even appreciate the self sacrificing labor of Miss Carmen. Undoubtedly the lattt-r did luck judgment, or let us say moderation, but In her proper sphere, or under able guidance, what might she not accomplish? She found a note at home for her from Uliss Tower, saying she was sorry, but her health was so wretched this winter her physician had tabooed theatricals. She also found Mr, Garey's card, with a hasty note oh the back, which read how much he regretted he would not be able to take the part Miss Carmen had kindly assigned to him. Miss Chrrueu sat down and cried. She knew it was silly, but she didn't care. She was tired out and over worried and she threw herself down on her couch and had a "good cry." She- was bathing her eyes and smoothing, her halt when the maid brought her Mr. Howard's card. She put in another hair pin and then went right down. • . , "Oh," she said,, without even greeting him, "I'm perfectly wretched! Two of my jr«ople have backed out. I did think when I had only three in the play I should have no trouble, .huJt th»,pnly two who can act won't net. Whut shall I do?" And she luuxhvd nervously, feeling dan geroutiy near her mood upstairs. Howard felt yery sorry for her, sasorry he.diil not knov what to say. Finally he mur- Sinrud; ''I wish I could help yoo; of eoonce Icouldn'f, act—but can't, you?" h, added, quickly, as the thought came to bito. '-Why don't yontako Miss Tower's part?" Miss Carmen blushed ami laughed. ''Oh, nol I ant too old; 1 couldn't." And Howard answered: "How absurd, Mls» Carmen; you know you"— And then stopped embarraa««d. Be knew she was older than he; he hud deplored that often, especially of late. He WHS afraid perhaps the looked down on him. II« did not tare aboat age. "I am getting so dlftconraged," th* went on, "I am alwsja trying to help or do good In, soon* w«y, but I dou't a**m to aticc*ed. My waj 1» not th« riaht oa»; I'TO or,»dons It. F«opl« art getting Urvd of my a Pome Ti^iif^t uoric myself." An Idprv was forming in llmvnrd's mind, nil* full of hop*. He n-nld five her the opportunity ghe wi«lipd fnr. His apt* ought not tn bo a atimiiilini; block; he was BUT" he could not love her inure dearly \rern lie twenty or thirty yi-ars oM^r than ho was—and just then a ynnng lady wns announced. Oh. Aimii'l'' OM'Inlmed Ml" Carmen, I'm so glnil you've rnme; I am In tlm rentiM trouble. Will you help me?" Of rniiiMn I will if 1 can, but you must tell «h;it. it i" brfnra I promise, and I warn you iK'forehand, I refu*? to be a Re- tjecrn nnd sell lemonade, and on no account will 1 dress myself up for a Japanese \vonuiu. I did It once and It ivan too hideously iin^MTomirtg; notf tell me"— "I only want you," continued Miss Carmen, "lo take part in a little play to be ?lven privnfety here—O, excuse me, Mr. Howard—Miss Gordon, my rector, Mr. Howard. I am so upset, you know, I quite forgot myself. Thu play is for"— "The Mexican Indians," Miss Gordon interrupted; "I knew it; well, why don't you nsk Grace Henley?" I did, and she refn.ied." 'Bell Matthews then, she acts." 'Her mother wont let her." 'Why not, Mrs. Porter?" 'Her husband doesn't approve." 'How alisurd! What's the matterwlth 3ue Tower?" 'Oh, her physician has forbidden her Rctlne,_niKl_yi>u..'re-_tb.o only_ one left;J._ wouldn't nsk you for I know you arc very busy, but I am getting desperate." Miss Gordon said she would do what she could, and took the play book home With her, though she told Miss Carmen she :onldn't promise to be a credit to her. 5he agreed too to find a man for her vis- a-vis, and left her friend radiant onea more. "You don't know what a load you've taken off, my mind," the latter said to Annie, as she went, away with Mr. Howard, forgetting how long he was holding her hand until Annie coughed. Miss Gordon told her mother that night If ihcre was not so great a difference iu their ages she would think there was something between them. But the next day—well, Miss Carmen said she would have, to laugh, if she did not she would have to cry again,, it was so crushing. It reminded her of the time she had a beautiful portiere embroidered to raffle for the benefit of some poor mission, and the minister,.who wns t opposed to raffles, persuaded her they were wrong. No one wa-s willing to pay what the portiere was worth, so it ended In .her buying It herself and giving up her Washington trip that winter. Now today the noon mall brought a letter from Annlo Gordon, who wrote to know why in the world she didn't tell, her there was singing in the part, and asking her If she did not know that she, Annie, could not sing a note. And in the same mall came a letter from the brother of Mr. White, who had bceu her stand by nil through, saying his brother had the measles, nnd so, of courso. would not be able, etc. The the- ptricaK looked dubious. In the midst of her consiernatiou Mr. Howard arrived on the scene. She gave him a trembling hand, and was as, frightened an could bo lest she should cry. He told her almost immediately what ha had come, to ask. "I.know I'm young," he stammej-ed. "O, nol" she interrupted, "I am uld." But what followed is theirs, not ours, nor Mrs. Brown's, who said afterward: "What Is the man thinking of? She's old enough to be his motherl" She was not really, though what if she were if they loved each other? An Howard started to leave at dusk, after he -and Miss Carmen had fully discussed the advantages of Mexico for a honeymoon and for work, she said to him! "It will be a wedding instead of theatricals." "Yes, and you will play the heroine after all," he answered. "If you'd llko to have me ask Miss Gordon"—but ^ never finished that speech. —•William Clyde Fitch in New York News. WHY nil.i. vor rniiph .when Hhiloh's Cure will jtivo you immediutf relief. I'rii'R 10 ctn., ."in rtfl. nnd Si. O. .A. Oliver & Co. a Wommi Hulr* »rtr Raft. Sometimes a Cliin<"-p or f-lameso hus- bfllid Is mi.«-=ed Mr tin longer WRiihcs or tumrrics the children, he no longer boll.' and hands out the n'co in little basins to his offspring. His wife Is asked where ho ip, and, like Bnrham's cook in "The ItJ- goldsby ]>E<Mids," she looks askew. Sho does not. ><iit anything, but tho neighbors —that i» to sny, the people in the next boat, or on i he next raft—whisper something about a disturbance a night or two ago, of a cry. of a gronn or two, of a splash in the water, nnd fear that something has happened to Ihs missing hna- band. He comes back no more, and tho widow presently marries again, all going quite merrily on the raft and In the house with ihi? now hnslmnd, Front all of which you will gather that the Siamese woman Is of the energetic, determined sort. Pho is not beautiful; she does not charm that way. Short, sturdily built, of dark reddiHh brown color, with her black hair cut. about an Inch and a half long nnd standing straight np all over her head like » thick brush; chewing all day longa mixture of red Chinese tobacco, arera nut and betel leaf, so that the brown juice runs down ht'r_chln_aml on^ to_Tier bosom; not clad in more "than one colored cloth wrapped round her, and looking more like the '•missing llnkl'than anythlngclse, she certainly does not charm by her appearance. But I was told she hml a very fascinating way with her, and, at any rntn, Rho knew how, to keep order at home. One quality she has: She is extremely business like nnd keen at buying and selling. —Allnn'fcMonthly.- Sterling will have a handsome new depot soon. "HACKMETACK,"B lasting and fragrant perfume. Price 26 and 50 centa. O, A. Oliver & Uo. 2 'Hah for the new city hall. AUE YOU MADE miserable by Indigestion, Constipation, Dizziness, Loss of Appetite, Yellow Skin? Shlloh's Vit- alfzer is a positive cure. O. A. Oliver &Co. 2 'Rah for sewerage. GlrlH (lolnit on the Kriico. "I don't think I would advise a girl to go on the Htage. The only reason for not doing so Is the hardships she must go through to get a position, the percentage of failures is so much larger than that of successes. Why, leaving out the Mojea- kas anil the Clara Morrises, you can count on your lingers the ambitious young girls who have- Itecome successful stars. The great cause of failure is vanity, both with -women and men. A girl says to herself, 'I have a pretty face,' or 'a handsome flg- nre,' and when she is before the footlights that is all she thinks of. So much study, oh, so inuch'atudy is necessary to success. If a girl has talent and a steady head, iand must work for a living, then, I say, let heir try the stage. Dollars and cents are tho best Incentive, because when It is a matter of bread and butter she feels that she must study, must constantly improve. "The temptations of the stage? Well, they are not so great that a girl with the qualities of success can not resist them. The rales of theaters nowadays are so strict that a girl who obeys them has no difficulty In going right. She must take care of her health and she must study, or she will not succeed, and if she does both she has no time to go wrong, no time for midnight suppers or much company. She must have sense enough to know that the compliments and attentions of admirers are not always well meant. There Is, Indeed, very little vice on tho stage. Oh, I have known so many beautiful lives on the stage.—Annie Plxlev, in New York Mall and Express. Dark. Uaya of tt&« Confederury. The subject'of lights was another with which it was fonnd difficult to contend. Tallow was used freely during the first years of the war; old candle molds were brought out from their hiding places and put to use, and tallow dips became as familiar to us as they had been to our forefathers. But the source, of supply for these "lights of other days" soon became, exhausted, and woman's ingenuity was again put to the test. Lard also had been in frequent rise, and a favorite light was a saucer or can filled with this melted substance wherein floated a burning sycamore ball. It, too, was growing scarce, however, and a new material must be evolved. Several things were tried, but a mixture of beeswax and rosin was found best of them all. Through this mixture, when melted, a long coil of candle wirking was drawn again and again, until thoroughly coated, and-in order to make this coating even several persons stood in a row holding the wlck» ing at short Intervals and shaping the wax upon it as It passed through their hands. The position of greatest honor and difficulty lu this undertaking was conceded to be the one nexj; to the pan containing the heated melted mixture. When cold, this waxen rope was wound, row after row, aronnd.a bottle, with the free end put through a strip of tin with a hole In It in order to hold it upright. These candles gave forth a meager but a steady light. "Candlemaklngbees" were quite the style, and young ladles and their military • beaux "on leave" managed to exact a great deal of merriment from them. The refreshments were usually fruit nnd peanut*.—Jennie 8. Jud- aou. Annual Output of B«*r. '• It has been calculated that the quantity of beer brewed yearly in the nndermen- tioTiad countries is about ** follows: Gnat Britain, 1,<WO,000,000 gallons; Germany, 000,000,000; Austria, 270,000,000; Bcl- «Juw, ,180.000,000; ?T*BO«, 140,000,000; RltMi*, flO,000,(X»-, HdHftWt, 83,000,000; D*rim*rk, 80,000.000; Sweden, 80,000,0001 , 17,(iOO t £Wi Norway, WILL YOU HUFFKK with Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint V Shiloh's Vital- izer is guaranteed to cure you. 2 'Rah for general prosperity the coming spilng and summer. SIIILOH'S CATAKKII REMEDY—a pos itlve cure for Catarrh, Diptheria and Canker Mouth. O. A. Oliver & Co. '2 Let us have lights en the free bridge. SHILOH' CUHE will immediately relieve Croup, Whooping Cough and Mronchitis. O.A. Oliver & Co. 2 - A iwrlt pitckliig l Sterling. would pay ut A NASAL INJEOTOK tree with each bottle ' of Shlloh's Catarrh Remedy. 1'rice 50 cents. O. A. Oliver & Co. 2 Let the horse market be started. FOB DYSPEPSIA and Liver Complaint, you have a primed guarantee on every, bottle of Shlloh's Vltalizer. It never fails to cure. O.A. Oliver & Co. 2 We try to get all the news. Help us friends, by telling us what you know. "The best on earth" can truly be said of Grigg's Glycerine Salve— a speedy cure for cuts, bruises, scalds, burns, sores, piles; tetter and all skin eruptions. Try this wonder healer. 25 cts. Guaranteed. 0. A. Oliver & Co. Citizens' meeting tonight. Their BunlnrMM Booming. Probably rfo one thing has caused such a revival of trade at Strlckler & Hoorses Drug Store as their giving away to their customers of so many tree trial bottles of Dr King's New .Discovery for Consumption. Their trade is simply enormous in this very valuable article from the fact, that it always cures and never disappoints. Coughs, Colds, Asthma, 'Bronchitis, Croup, and all throat and lung diseases quickly cured. You can test it before buying by getting a trial bottle free, large size 81. Every bottle warranted. Push the dam. Uncklru'n Arnica Halve. -The best salve in the world for Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and postlvely cures Piles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale byS triokler & Boorse. ; Impede the river flow by another dam.. Brace I'p, ' You art- feeling depressed, your appetite is poor, you are bothered with headache, you are lidgetty, nervous, and generally out of sorts, and want to brace up. Brace up, but not with stimulants, spring medicines, or bitters, which have for their basis very cheap, bad whiskey, and which stimulate you for an hour, and then leave you in a worse condition than before. What you want is an alterative that will purify your blood, start healthy action of Liver and Kidneys, restore your .vitality, and give renewed health and strength. :3uch a medicine you will Qud in Electric Bitters, and only 50 cents a bottle at Strickler & Boorses Drug Store Glorious sleighing weather. •Without health life has no sunshine. Who could be happy with dyspepsia, piles, low spirits, headache, ague or diseases of the stomach, liver or kidneys? Dr. Jones' lied Clover Tonic quickly cures the above diseases. Price so cents. For sale by_O. A. Oliver. The public library" Is liberally patronized. THE HOMELIEST MAN in Sterling us well as the handsomest and others cull at our store and get free, a trial bottle of Kemp's Unlearn for tue Thro.it and Lungs. It cures uccute and chronic coughs. Price 60 cents and $1. A. Hendricks. IK Farmers' institute in session at Dixon. '**'* "Wond'Tw rti«i In thousand nf fonn',lim »r« •Mi-p-i-i-o-il !>y t •<•• innrv?!» nf in vpwf inn. T!H>' ; C who nrp in ti'^it of rntttiiMi. vvnrk Unit tun t><- -1,-ino -.vl)!k' livltii; at ow? -*honW fit on™ -*r TM! Th>'ir ivMrrK" tn IHI It & Co.. l'i>rt)iin<l, MalniMimt receive free, fni! iiformaHon hnw clHit-r »f x, of »!! a«"H. ran rnni 'rorn £r» ro *:') |w--r (lay and upwsnis tvhcrvvf-r lieylivp Yiiuiirv sfnrted free. Capital n"t rv- jilire'l. Some h,ive nm'je over £Vt ?n ti sinRlt- my ftt tlih work. Al! Mirecvd. fl^'i S. M. BEECHEJR, PLUMBER, STEAM —AND— GAS FITTER. fron. Lead, OwlveiM nnd Sewer l*ipe. A Full Line of Bra** «oo<1«. Knglnr Trimming!!, A' Pumps ami Pnmp Repair*, On* .nd oil Fix- ures. L-OFPOMITK-POMT-'OV' ON FOURTH MTRF.KT For an appetizer, nothing is better than cabbage or the tops of turnips; but for a stubborn cough or cold, don't forget, the beat thing is a bottle of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup. Sterling will be on the main Unfa 'of two great railroads on and after April 15th. Neuralgia. rheamHtUm, ' erysipelas tumors, awelllogs, tore throat, toothache and alt other pain* and MUM are prouipUj cured b; Salvation Oil. Fric* twenfy-nt« egna. Hold everywhere. ' Sub B «a party on Friday «Ttoio|. SPECIAL 1 Ta,"ble I^inens a,rLd. C it for it I Watch for it 11 'Trices on'the above lines .will -be the. Invest ever made in this city. (Due announcement will be made of the exact time. Beit in the "World i BUTTERICK'S PATTERNS } Best in the .World. N. CARPENTER & CO. A Coroner Find* Out Him (lie Qulrkflt <if nil 1'iilnoiii Work». Deputy Coroner Sclioler, who narrowly escaped death recently from sniffing at the bottle from which Miss Mary Vim Orden, had drunk prusslc acid and died, told a reporter about it. "With me in Miss Vnn Orden's room," he Bald, "wns Dr. J. P. Terriberry. We had been told that Miss Vnn Orden was in the habit of taking morphine, nnd as I had not yet been told that'she had bought prnsslc acid, I supposed .1 was going to smell of Mnjendle's solution. I passed the vial we found back and forth under my nose three or four times and got a good sniff of the acid. It has a sweet, almond flavor, pungent and not at all dlsaprreeable. Then I passed tho bottle to Dr. Terriberry, and he took'a sniff. I noticed that he wns growing pale. Then I began to foul fuint and weak myself. "Dr. Terriberry and I clutched eauh other and reeled. Either would hare fallen without the support of tho other. I held on to him and called for fresh Mr. We were led to the door nnd down two or- three flights of stairs. It was with the greatest difficulty that I drew my breath. My consciousness was perfect, but I had no control of my arms or hands or of my lower limbg. When I tried to step I raised my foot two feet from the ground, and when I tried to feel of my pulse I could not use my hands. I noticed that tho blood had left the finger nails and that my hands were white as chalk. All through my body It seemed as though the blood were driving toward my heart How I got to the drug store at Ninth avenue and Forty-eighth street I don't know. A young man there said sulphate of magnesia was an antidote for pnisslo acid, but It Isn't. I took the dose, however, and then was led to the Forty-seventh street polica station. Capt Killilea prescribed brandy, and as he believes In large doses, he gave me so much thnt I was drunk after taking it. 1 told Capt. Killilea of my difficulty in breothing, and told him how to move my arms up. and down. He lifted a window In the police station and worked my arms like a pump for a long time, causing' an'artificial movement of the ribs. "Then I was taken to the Roosevelt hospital, and a physician gave me a dose of carbonate of ammonia. In two hour* I felt better and came home. I have been very weak since. It seems as though I had no marrow in my bones. . I have been requested to write a statement of the experience for a medical Journal, and I think I shall do so. Dr. Torrl- berry told me today that he has been very slots. He was tormented by the most frightful nightmares when he tried to sleep. I didn't have a nightmare, perhaps, oeeause of the brandy.— New York Snii. Let any physician, let any candid person; took nt ilie classes assembled iu the Normal coUe«c chapel and say whether these girls look as young girls should? Do they recommend onr great educational system? Where are the beauties for which we naturally look In dawning womanhood—tho rosy cheeks* and sparkling eyes, tho free movement*, the rounded forms, the dimples? They are conspicuous by their absence I The girls are, for the moat part, pale, dull eyed and weary look- Ing, They »re flat breasted and round shouldered. Heru aud there a blooming, ro»y, "sonsy" girl make* the prevailing pallor and languor only more noticeable, la' view of tlUs as*«u»blag9, need wo otk whether th« vigor of our children U realif j Moilficad Co •dutctiouf—E, M. Harding* {in Tb* Epoe*. To Trade. ^ A well improved farm in Whiteside Co. of 140 acrea to trade for Neb.—or Kansas lands. Strike quick if you want it, it IB desirable. ' tf- ' F. Schiffmacher, o/i hand a big stock of Live Cedar (Posts, the lest 'J&ichigan Soft (Pine Lumber, all kinds of (Building \Jd.aUrial, Sash, floors and (Blinds, Qoal, Lime, Cement, flair, etc., etc. 'Everything at Lowest J£ar- ket, (Prices. A big advantage in dealing • with us is that you- can, • get your loads with• out going over the . railroads. Nlceat kind of Hquare and rial PKilc. , «t*. far gardea fen»e». |n*t reorlvrA 09 GO CC 0. CO CO U! PAINT . run It tru.t H«»litonul>!c Sli.ul.f*:-l Uluo. YcU»w, nitv* LaLtr (.;rccjiv Ni \ irni'Jiirxj On* C t.fili SuitiUr. Eifiht k, Maroon, VeniiiUon l-.fcwstcr &nd Wm^oa cic^.fy. Url** «Ur4 ^i Mtt4 Jat> U dMU. YOUR BUGGY Tip top for OiMr*, LaWn Sen*, Siih. "Ftower , , , .fr(Mi(», St.Te.>n Hoort, P. . Iron 1-cmcviii f-t' • cvrrylhinf. Juit the thLig tut ih* UJitt to u 1 .* »ixjut the hou*« FOR ONE DOLLAR GOIT'S HONEST Arc you (fclnr to PJnt this ycmit If M>; donl buy • paint coittaitiutif »«ter or Mutae whe» for the knUie money (or neatly BO) y*u CAn procure I 01T A tXI'H I'LUk r-»INY that (« -.nrtit.d to be.n HUJiKHT, CKM1XK LINWkHli-UIL WWT •nd tree from w*tcrnnd ben line, P*MU«] ikli . U tue our ftyenu and «mhort«il b* us. In writin? te warrut U U fr.r ft VttillS with • COATI Mith B tOATH. 0 1T Shxdei art ttu L*te« Stylti uuil In th* tist POW becomtntf id popuUr in the Wcit. and up with th« titoct Try thU br*n4 of IIOSKST **4I\T »»d TOO vil) Mv«r regret tt This to th« VIM la sui11cl«nt HOUSE PAINT COIFS FLOOR PAINTS, Paint th*t never iVletl bcyo-n) the stkky point, »a«« b werk. jpod ih« Jo!.. *tM thtn «fanrt Neat tt>ac c .U /• r tier i (:f-t tUMltt fiUT b*H M • r*<A **>T IK, hi. An n-KiU*. WQ 3S53WOST.DBY STIGKf JR.ed Line IVo. 1. BWIN MCMA.NIOAL HAS OTAKTKD 4 iww <lr». inrt la premnd to do &.'! klodi ca oHsdjoUl iwd» »n onMrt U M«lrlu THE 8NOURABLE CURED! Hoi'iiimvuj.1, KT., Feb.!*, MS7. ' Gentlemen— fl«ven yearn ago a BUT* davel* ope<l on my nwe frum a HIIK** r nail scratcb. ttrledatuw itlmple reinaitlus, but the aort would uni yield. I grow worae every year for MTen yean. 'Many thought I had a can- . cer. OTLT a year «KO I onmmenced taJUnM 8. 8. H>, and two dozen bottlM entirely curea mo. Whi'n I bi-uiin with 8wlrf« Bi*clno 1 wai In very pour tocaltb, and could hardly drag about. After I hod flnUbeU thecoura* of B. B. 8, I wan strong and buoyant, and hatiatfood amietlte. 1 regard It a* a moat raluable meufclne for ladlet In weak, delicate uealtb. It U a household meulclna WHO me. ' Voor« M«pec«ully,_. '/ "- ';. MR3. K. W, frlt»0)l,' j BPAfcTANRURO, 8. 0., April S. 1887. * Oentlemen— For twenty Teari I hare had a Bora on my left cheek. It bad . boon growluv worae. Tba many whom I had oouiulted wera unabl* to do me any good. Last fall a year ago I begaa tiling 8. 8.8. At fine U Inflamed the lore. and It became more virulent than erer I to mufli no, Inilenl, that my family minted that I ghotild lenre oR tbo meUlclne. 1 per* •litcd In uulng the 8. 8. 8. At ttie end of two months the acre was entirely healed. Think. Ing tbat tho evil wai out Of ray oonilltution. I left off the medicine ; but In November, ten moutlu af t«r, a rory tllKht breaking out appeared. I at onoa benn again on H.S.B., and now that U alia dUappearliig. I hare arery faith In B. S, a It hu< done mo mor» good than all the doc-ton and otlii-r m«ll- elmwl aver took*. Voura truly, A. R. SHAimt. Wl«to». *. O., April U, H8T. Q»ntlcm«n— Two or thnw >-i>arn ago a caa- , Mr came-on my fac*. It BOOU Krcw to bf ' quite large. It vrors on me, and ray reneral health wa> rery poor. Last Ueutumber 1 began a courie of B. 8. B., which I hure con- (Inued tn the prexjnt time with the hupplMl, rciult. Th* cancer ban entirely Alsappearod. there being Bi> evldunoa or ayrautom of a cauceroua character tori Mj gonrral healUi la good now, and my appetite beiur than U hai been In yean. I Aiu 63 yean old, and to-day 1 am working In the Hold planting com. Youra truly, Joiu» LintBica. Gcntlemrn—I had a ton on my upper 11> (or eight yoara. Seven different docton at- tempti^l m vain U kral It, One gav> man •mail vial for ftv« dollars, wJiloh wai a "car' tain cure." It !• heedlesa to iay that It did me no good. About two yean ago I became Quite uneasy, oa people thought 1 bad a can* oer.and I took aeouraeof eighteen bottlea of 8.8. 8. The result haa been acomplet* cure. The ulo«r or cancer healod beautifully, leaving noareejy • nerc»pt4bj« acar. From that day I hare be«a m ftxoallabt health, th* Speolllo having purlllad my blood thoroughly, luorruaoil my appetite and perfected my dlgastlon. la a word. I feel like a new woman, and, ixut of all, tba eight year uloer la gone entirely. Your* sincerely, • Una. W. P. CMIIIOM. Trenton. Tml J Co., Ky., ifuu. aa, laa?. Treatlw on Blood and Skin Dlaeaurs mailed frea. Tax Swirr BrnciHo Co., ^ Prawar S, Atlanta. 0«. E. B. FAOEY & 00. PLUMBERS, STEAM & GAS FiTTEBS H AVE NOW IN THEIR EMPLOY MH. JOHN BUCKLEY, recenUy In tli» employ (if J. 8. Jolmatouo as I'lunilxr. Wenlik) have arrangements wltb WAUTKK A. FACET, mi expert Plumber, now with E, Maggot In the best plumbing establishment In Chicago, tn caao of uny [hie or ejtra work, to uislst tu. We &re prepared to mak» coulrucU olid (urnlah material for all work in the PUuublUK, Steani and Qa» at rvus/>nal)le prlce«, aud we are now urupared to do work In a satisfactory manner andT ^uanuiuw all work aud material an reprejeutbd. T. K. 1'ACK.y, who has been lu bmljiew here almoac coutluuoualy for tlio last t hlrty-two yeara, will auperlutemt (lie work. Uii qualtOc&t'.ou* at a lAechanlc are too well known to ueed coni- ment. <x •JHOI* AT TUX OLU MTAN1> c FACEt BLOCK. STEBLIM0JU. H AVE YOUR BOOKS. BOUND AT TUB QAZMTTS BINDER F,p

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