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IN THK ODD OOKXKII. SOME STRANGE, QURER AX17 CURIOUS PHASES OF MFC. The Sp*«n Wh«I«'» T«*th—A Flrr-roof Tre*—Cnrlonn C«»o of Fiendo-Mi-mory —A Rare and Curious Bible—A l;..ttle Thftt Trareled. Alone Once More. LONE once more! — but with such deep emotion, Waking to life a thousand hope? and fears, Such wild distrust —such absolute devotion, ,. My bosom seems .a dreary lake of tears: Tears that stern manhood long re- straln'd from gushing, As mountains keep a river from the sea, Until spring's floods, impetuously rush- Ing, Channel a bed, and set Its -waters free! What mocke_£y-to all true a'nd earnest feeling, This fatal union of the false and fair! Eyes, lips and voice, unmeasured bliss revealing, With hearts whose lightness fills us with despair! O God! some sorrows of our wondrous being; A patient mind can partly clear away; Ambition cools when fortune's gilts are fleeing, ----- i And men grow thoughtful round a brother's clay. But to what end this waste of noble passion? This wearing of a truthful heart to dust — Adoring slaves of humor, ''"praise"" or fashion, The vain recipients of a boundless trust? Come home, fond heart,' cease all in.. stlnctlve pleading, .... As the dread fever of Insane desire, To some dark gulf thy warm affections leadlffg, . ..-. faith expire! Though wonted glory from the earth will vanish, And life seem desolate, and hope beguile, i.ove's- cherlsh'd dream learn steadfastly to banish, Till death thy spirit's conflict reconcile! *o r*it * «<•"•««»*» in ", nnrt *hrft"v it ovTbfirfl. th<? current wcmtd carry It. !Ic promised to let the others know if i-nything morn was hcnrd of It, r.nd, writing his name and address on a slip of paper, put it inside a soda-water bottle. Then, having corked the bottle lightly, he threw it into the sea. Thirteen months after, a man walking along th'e coast of Sweden noticed a curious object : bobbing up and down in the sea. With his stick he soon brought It ashore, and found that it was a glass bottle. It was BO covered with sea weeds and tiny barnacles that he had some difficulty, at first, in making out what it was. Then he caught sight o'f the paper inside. Opening the bottle he took from it the note Mr. McCoy had written thirteen months before. He hastened to send It to the given address, and Mr. McCoy soon received his note and the soda-water bottle.back again, after their many months of travel. The strange part of the story is, however, that the seaweeds that were growing on the bottle were of a kind known to grow only In the "warm waters of the tropics. .Tho bottle, in journeying from the coasfof Newfoundland to the coast of Sweden, had, without doubt, been drifting with some current that had carried it into the southern seas. There is a great current In the North Atlantic ocean, called the North Atlantic eddy. The bottle must have drifted Into this eddy, which would have carried it across the Atlantic to the coast of Spain, then down by the northwest coast of Africa, almost to the equator, thence back again across the ocean to South America. It must then have drifted slowly northward, past Newfoundland once more, and across the ocean for a third time, when it was carried into the North sea, and at last landed in Sweden. OHJLDHKN'B COBNKIt TIMELY TOPICS FOR OUR BOYS AND GIRLS. "Jupiter' 1 —Fatal Rrsnlt of * Cnrton* Cnitom—A King: *>7 Trade— A Boy's Stmnse Pranks — Freddy'* Kane— Middy's Mite. tf»* •• The Bprrin VThnln. The sperm whale, or cachalot, like all of its class, has teeth only in the lower jaw, and this Jaw is much shorter than the upper one, which is prolonged abnormally by a great mass of flesh called "the bunch" by sailors. -The only support which the bunch has is a bony ridge running along the, upper part of the back of the head, and it is in the hollow in front of the bunch that the yaluable fatty substance called spermaceti is found. This fatty material makes ithe sperm?whale,.in one respect, more Valuable than any other species, for one barrel of the oil taken from this substance In the head is worth three bar- : rels of the oil taken from any other kind of whales. The sperm'whale can always'be recognized by the nature of its epout, which It- throws up in a sin~~ gle'Jet of water. Other whales throw up two high-arching jets which form a sort of V-shaped spouting. The bulls of the sperm breed are much more valuable from a commercial standpoint than thei cows. The females yield comparatively little head matter and oil; while the males are usually very abundant in fatty head matter, and therefore whalers usually keep a lookout •for the bulls, although they are by far the fiercest and most troublesome ene- , miee to deal. with. Sperm whales are T 7tound"~ln~almost"every-part-ofrthe seas,except the Polar ocean. They seem to find the warmer seas more congenial, and.so it is in and around .the tropical :• waters that the sperm whale is oftenest taken. Voracious by nature, these mighty inhabitants of the deep feed on cuttlefish, rock cod, and many other large fish, Cnrlovift Cane of Piieudo-Memory. Dr. Arnold Pick tells of a man who had chronic attacks of pseudo-memory. Whenever he was present at a social gathering, or visited any place that was new-to : him r the-incldent—wlth-all-its attcndant (Circumstances, appeared so fnmiliar ihat he vas convinced of having received the same impressions before, of''having been surrounded with the same objects, under the snthe conditions of weather, etc. If he undertook any new occupation, he seemed to have gone through it at some previous time and under similar, conditions. The feeling sometimes appeared at the time, sometimes at the. end of a few hours, and sometimes not until the next day, but always with great distinctness. In this case an explanation may perhaps be found in the man's possession of a • very powerful imagination, which, being constantly exercised on a number of possible situation, led to the recognition afterwards of similarities In actual experience. The Blind hectic. A writer In Lippiifcott's Magazine says: "Some beetles have the homing sense highly developed; thus in the Mammoth Cave the blind beetle (Ade- lops) has Us particular home, and will always return to it when it is set free at' considerable distances away. .Notwithstanding the /act that these beetles^ are blind and that continuous darkness reigns in this Immense cavern, they have periods of rest corresponding with the diurnal rest-periods of "Kindred species living in the light; hence it Is an easy matter to study their habits at home and abroad. I have frequently marked these' beetles and then freed them some distance away from their domiciles; they hid themselves at ,once beneath some stone or clod of clay, but as soon as they recovered from the fright incldent~to~thelr-cap-- ture, they would start towards home, and would not stop, If left unmolested, until- they arrived at their particular and Individual abodes. A Fireproof Tree. The wonderfuladaptability a.living organism can show to an apparently hostile environment ia well known to naturalists. A remarkable case in point comes from Columbia, South America, in what, is known there as a fireproof tree. Here a large part of the country Is covered with interminable llanos, or plains, which furnish the grass upon which vast,herds of cattle graze. As there is but" a very short rainy season, during which the grass..grows.the herders set fire to the remains of last year's growth as soon as the rainy season approaches, so that nothing remaining of the old will prevent the new growth of grass from springing up. On these plains the only other specie^ of vegetable growth Is what !# known as the ehaparro tree, all other forms being killed by these fires. The secret of the fire resisting qualities of this tree lies In the bark, which covers It like a skin. In no tree has the bark any organic function In Itself, merely serving a protective purpose. In .the chaparro, however, the outer bark to the thickness of half an inch Is arranged in loose layers, and becomes thickened and modified to euch.a degree .that the protection to ordinary dangers Is extended to the case of fire. ' In addition to being practically fireproof, this arrangement of the looae layers renders It a non-conductor" of heat, and, therefore, the delicate inner tissues 'of the -tree remain uncharred during the scorching but brief onslaught of the prairie fires. A Rare and Curious Bible. The most curious, as well as one of the rarest books, known to collectors, Is the edition of the "Vulgate," issued by Pope Slxtus V, some time between 1585 and 15^90. The book; as Disraeli describes It, "fairly swarmed with errata;" so numerous were they that a number., of printer paper slips containing the proper, words were pasted over the blunders, and this-device proving ineffectual, on account of the immense number of mistakes, as many of the copies as could be found were called In and destroyed. Only a few remain and the book with its paper patches commands an extremely high price. A Bottle That Traveled. On September 28, 1895, a party of tourists, coming back from a trip off the Newfoundland coast, were talking •about the various streams and currents of the ocean. They were.still at aea relates the Great Rouad WorJ<J. *^T^W -, • ' _ -. f -rf JF _ J'» The BplUorg of Maduguscar. In Madagascar there is one species of spider, whose bite Is said to be always fatal. 'It Is of a glossy black, with a red spot on the abcjomen, and Is globular in shape, being about the sjze of a small marble. It does not hesltatejp attack human beings. On this interesting island there are many brilliantly-colored fcplders. Some of them are large enough to cover a dinner plate, and they spin immense geometric webs across streams and roads, which .are anchored by cords so strpng that an effort is required to break them. } I'rousure of the Air Ship. • We know, because we can ascertain directly, that 30 cubic Inches of mercury weigh close upon 15 pounds avoirdupois, and therefore we say that, under normal conditions, the pressure of the atmosphere is 15 pounds on^every square. inch. If, however, Instead of taking' such a tiny space on a square Inch for our base, we adopt some larger area, the facts at once begin to assume gigantic proportions. Thus, on a square foot the weight of the air is a little short*of a ton; on a square yard It exceeds 8% tons, and on a square of H, COME you from • the Indies, and, soldier, can you tell Aught of the gallant 90th, and ; who are eafc and well? O, soldier, say my ' son Is safs (for nothing else I care), And you shall have a mother's thanks—shall have a widow's prayer!" "Oh, I've come from the Indies, I've Just come from the war, And well I know .the 90th, and gallant lads they are; From colonel down, to rank and file, I know my comrades well, And news I brought for you, mother, your Robert made me tell." "And do you know my Robert now! oh, tell me, tell me true— O soldier, tell me word for word all that lie said to you! His very words—my own >>oy's words— , O tell me every One! Tou little know how "dear to his old mother Is my son!" "Through Havelock's fights and marches the 90th were there; •In all the gallant 90th did, your Robert did his share: Twice he went into Lucknow, untouched by steel or ball; And you'may bless your God, old damo, That brought him safe through all." ' . "Oh. thanks unto the living God that heard his mother's prayer, The widow's cry that rose on high her only son to spare! O bless'd be God, that turned from him the sword nnd shot away!— And what to his old mother did my darling bid you say?" "Mother, he saved MB colonel's life, and bravely "It \vaa d<37TCT In the dispatch they told it all, and named and praised your son; -;ArincdalTtnd~nrpon£lpn's"htsT~ffood luck- to him, I Bay; And he has not a comrade but wilL wish him well to-day." "Now, soldier, blessings on your • tongue! O husband, that you knew How well our boy pays me this day , for all Uiat I've gone through; All I have done and borne for him.the long years since you'rd dead! But, soldier, tell me how he looked, and all my Robert said." "He's bronzed, and tanned, and bearded, and you'll hardly know him, dame: • . We've made your boy Into a man, but still his heart's the same; For often; dame, his talk's of you, ana always to one tune;— But there, his ship Is nearly, home, and he'll be with you soon." . . ' t "OhMs he really coming home, and shall I really see My boy-again, my own boy, home? and when, when will it be? Did you any soon'.'"—"Well, he. Is home: keep cool, old .dame; he's here." "O Robert, my own blessed boy!"—"O mother!—mother dear!" Jupiter. "Hlty-tlty!" cried Grandpa Hale, setting aright his black Bilk cap which covered his bald head\ and peering over .his spectacles at Daisy, flourishing a dainty valentine all flowers and gilt and pretty verses before his eyes in great excitement, dancing first on one foot, thon on the other, then on both together, on the wide brick hearth, till she was In danger of tumbling over the great brass "dogs" that blinked In the flickering firelight. "That makes three, Grandpa Hale! I just know who sent this one. But I shan't tell anybody. He's my valeu- tlne^you know,ll.Dalsy_contlnued, con-* fldentially. "Grandpa, did" you."over" (have a valentine? I don't mean this* kind," shaking the pretty present and getting a little confused,.."but—but— oh, dear me! You know, don't you, grandpa," she cried, coaxlngly. "Dear me! Of course! To be sure!" replied grandpa emphatically, and with a laugh in his eye. "Why, now I think of, it, Daisy, I do believe I did have a valentine—and her name 'was Polly!" "Did you send her pretty things, like this?" • ' . . • "Not so pretty as that, maybe,"/ said grandpa. . "I remember one year, when I was about ten years old, there was a great to-do in our neighborhood sending valentines. Awful things they were, too! Fit to scare the dogs. I couldn't get money enuogh to buy one, so I set about making one. I got eome birch-bark, smooth and soft as silk, cut it out In heart-shaped leaves" and on each leaf printed some astonishing verses. Then t tied them together with some green and red 'thrums' left over from mother's woven counterpane. 'It was a mile to Polly's house, through the woods, too. But there was a bright moon and I plucked up courage and started off In secret. "After many scares, and hearing in my mind all the wild animals that ever came out of Noah's ark, I got to Polly's house, tied my valentine on the door- latch, pounded the Moor and ran into the pig-house. "I wasn't going home till I had heard what Polly would say. I had forgotten Jupiter. I don't know why I should, either, for he had driven me over the stone wall into the woods many a time on my way to school. Jupiter waa the old gander, and fifty years old, I should think, from his temper. • "He was big and strong and his neck rd with JnpJtcr hanging to ray log like nn ugly dog and drubbing me with his huge wings, "Away I went around the pig-hou?e, shouting: 'Tftke him off! Take him off!' "Out ran Polly's father with his cane, Polly's mother with the pudding-stick right out of the hot kettle, and little Polly with the hemlock broom, Just as I dashed around the corner. They all thrust at Jupiter together. The cane missed him altogether, a hit of hot pud-, ding hit me In the eye and Polly's broom came down — spank on the top of my head! It knocked my hat off and made me see stars. That was too much. Bareheaded I ran for home, still shouting, with the three after me. "How the woods echoed! But Juptter and I soon left them far behind In the race, and It was not till I got nearly half-way home that I jerked my bruised leg free and. the great beak slipped off with a loud snap, "I left Jupiter calling in clear, high notes In the midst of the woods for his mate. T.hat was his last race, for an old fox that had her den up under the 'Dundee' heard him, too, and walked oft with him that night ami we children <vere not sorry. "But" Polly's sharp eyes discovered the valentine In spite' of the racket, and she will show It to you some day if you ask 'her." "It wasn't grandma!" shouted Daisy, In ecstasy, "It couldn't be grandma, could It,' now?" "' "Why not?" said grandpa, with a twinkle, as foe pulled his black silk cdp farther over his bald head.— Christine Stephens In Youths' Companion. Fatal Result of n Carious Custom. One of the many superstitions still believed by the peasant population of Russia Is that on the occasion of a marriage the'happiness of the newly- wedded couple is not assured unless the parents of the contracting parties are soaked with water "from head to foot. When.the marriage takes place In the ^umnier_thia_ia_easily_accomplish.ed_by_ ducking the fathers and mothers-in- law in the nearest river, but in the winter they are laid on the ground and rolled in the frozen snow. The observance of this curious custom has just resulted fatally In the village of Sysertsky, in the Upha province. In this case the wedding guests were all drunk, as is usual In "Russia on these occasions, and instead of simply rolling the father of the bride in the snow, they brought water out of the house, and in a temperature of-'some ten degrees below zero Fahrenheit", threw a bucketful over him. The unfortunate man.was only half dressed, and. received such a shock that he died within a week. It Is said that this sad event has done more to dispel the popular belief in THE GRMT SOOTH I Gflppc JM.A.GKEO, RADICALLY CURES CATARRH It clears the head of foul mucon!); heals the sores and ulcers of the head and .throat; sweetens the breath, and perfectly restores the senses of the taste, smell and hearing. Stops headache and dropping into the throat. Also destroys the gernt which causes HAY FEVER, making a perfect cure in a few days. Never fails I TSTo fatal case of LA GRIPPB ever known where Brazilian Balm was faithfully used. It destroys the grippe germ audquickly removes all the after bad effect. IN FALL,IB LE in ASTHMA, CROUP, BRONCHITIS, PLEURISY, PNEUMONIA, DYSPEPSIA, RHEUMATISM, TYPHOID and SCARLET FEVER, MEASLES, and any disease where there is Inflammation, Fever or Congestion. Greatest relief in Consumption ever discovered. _Cures a Fresh Cold In one day. Btops JAIUCHB In 2 minutes. Stops rlnglni? In the head and relieves deafness. Asnn injection Invaluable In lemale troubles. For outwnrd uae Iionls Cuts,Sores and Burns llko magic. Prevents lock-law from wounds. QUICK CUKB FOR CONSTIPATION AND PILES. Its Healing Power Is Almost Miraculous. The Best Family Medicine In Existence. fid Cent Bottle contains 100 Doses, or Two leeks Treatment for Catarrh, 31.OO BOTTLE EQUALS THREE GOO. BOTTLES. HOME TESTIMONIALS: "Brazilian Balm cured me of inveterate catarrh which I had for over 20 years. It is the most wonderful triumph of medical science."— Gen.J. Parke Pasties. "In croup, cold and the worst form of gripp we have found Brazilian Balm invaluable." —Jno. W. S. Soothe, D. D., Pastor Del. Avc. Bap. Ch. "Mrs. Lore has used the Brazilian Balm and thinks It did her much good."— Hon. Chas. B. Lore, Chief Jus, of Del. "One bottle of Brazilian Balm cured a friend of mine of hay fever."— Thps. M. Culbert. "I was very deaf for 10 years from catarrh. Brazilian Balm applied warm In my cars every day soon restored my hearing."— Mrs. John Scoiten, Chester, Pa. "It is the best thing for dyspepsia I ever saw tried."— -Judge Edward Wootten. "I was worn almost to the grave with a racking cough that all the remedies and the doctors failed to relieve. It was cured with one bottle of Brazilian Balm. It shall be my doctor through life,"— Mrs. J. Galloway, Pottstoivn, Pa. "I was fearfully crippled up with rheumatism, could not get my hand to my head. I took ten-_5O- cent bottles of Brazilian Balm in six mouths. Am now entirely cured and as nimble as I was at forty."— Anson Burrell, aged -Sf. A lady in Cincinnati was so afflicted with asthma that during the winter for seventeen years she was unable to sleep lying down, was entirely and permanently cured with Brazilian Balm.- SOLD BY ALL. DRUGGISTS —- AND-DEALERS — — 'I PLEURISY QUICKLY CUBED. I have suffered 1 the most excruciating pains in the side. The Doctor said it was Pleurisy. The Brazilian Dalin gave me almost instant relief wheu -everything else failed, and permanently cured me. I.took it and had some warmed and rubbed on strong. MRS. ELIZABETH PARCELS, Marcus Hook, Pa. this superstition than anything known. yet ^ King by Trade. While in Geniva, Switzerland, in 1891, Judge T. J. Mackey of South Carolina was selected by .the American colony to deliver a Fourth of July ora- tlcn at a banquet given In honor of the day. It was attended by all the foreign consuls, and among them was the consul-general of Austria-Hungary, who •furnished for Judge Mackey's address the following anecdote and vouched for its authenticity: A number of Americans residing' in Vienna in the year 1810 united to .celebrate Washington's birthday, and invited the. Emperor Francis of Austria to honor the occasion by his presence. That genial monarch, a true gentleman, although "every Inch a king," overrooked:th¥"dI¥fegard^of"estabIisBed forms Into which his would-be hosts .had been betrayed by their patriotic zeal, and made this answer in his own handwriting! "Gentlemen,—I thank jou for your hospitable Invitation and the. gratifying terms in which you have expressed your desire that I should attend a banquet which you propose to give In celebration of Gen. Washington's ~nata* day. , • ( ' "But you must excuse me from-uniting with you to honor the memory of your illustrious countryman, since I could not do so with sincerity, for Washington scorned a crown, and did more to brlug royalty Into contempt Consumption Cured. BROUGHT BACK FROM THE GRAVB. Last November Mr. Joseph James", painter, of 325 W. Pearl SJ., Indianapolis, Ind., waa at death's door with quick consumption. . Wasted to a skeleton; his lungs a mass of ulceration; his death was hourly awaited by his doctor and family. He was kept in a constant stupor with'opium, A friend, thinking, to relieve his terrible cough, gave him a bottle of Brazilian Balm. Seeing its wonderful'€ffect,"the doctor advised its continued use. Mr. James: soon after dismissed his doctor, and depended on the Balm alone. His recovery was rapid and complete, and in February he returned to work. His lungs are sound, and his weight greater than at any time in his life. His recovery is regarded as almost a miracle. - The fat undertaker, Who plants by tlie acre, Poor victims of cough nud cold, Is sighing and crying, For we've all stopped dying Since Brazilian Balm was sold. And for those who desire Not Just yet to go higher It Is worth its weight In gold. Had Catarrh 30 Years. Josiah Bacon, conductor on the P. W. & B. R. R., savs. "I had suffered with catarrh for 36 years and regarded my case as hopeless. One day ^L saw the -testimonial of Geo. H. Hearn in a Brazilian Balm circular. Hearn was the engineer on my train dnd I knew his case was desperate.: I talked with Hearn and his cure gave me hope. I began the use of the Balm at once. There was not much change for the first two months but then I began to improve and in six months, to my inexpressible satisfaction, I .was entirely cured.'.' COMMA BACILLUS. • In consumption beware of cough mixtures and prescriptions that contain opium. Opium paralizes the nerves, and gives the comma bacillus a good chance to destroy the lungs. It is always-fatal.—Brazilian_Balm_doe3 r riot contain a trace of any opiate, but stimulates the nerves with new life and power, destroys the microbe, and restores all that is left of the diseased lungs to a sound and healthy state which no other "remedy has ever been known to accomplish. than all men who have ever lived; I am a king by trade." and "one of the number, Mr. MeOoy, 10% feet sslda It Is 100 tons. was a yard long, it seemed to me. And his beak was a pair of pinchers in a giant's hand when be got hold. He waa the terror of all the children from far around. "Well, you see, in my delight I had forgotten Jupiter. The goose pen was in the pig-house and I scooted in and Tbo Middy's Mite. When Sir John Franklin was in his, twelfth year he saw the sea for the first time, and there and then made up his mind to be a sailor. Although Tus parents begged of him to choose another calling, he would not give way, and in the long run entered the navy. But be never lost' touch with home, or ceased to think of the dear ones there. When, in 1808, the failure of his brother's bank- caused his family some distress, John not only accepted without a murmur the stoppage of his allowance from home, but also saved the sum of £5 out of the paltry pittance of 'his middy's pay, and sent it to help the old folk. It was a trifle, no doubt, but the spirit in which the thing waa done counted for more than the money. A Bemarkable Cure. Mr. Alexander Moore, a'reliable business man, of 1230 S. 13th St., Philadelphia, Pa., says: "I contracted a -violent cold which settled all over me. The pain in my chest and side was excruciating. The doctor gave me medicine and blistered my side, but I only grew worse." Then you.gave me a bottle of Brazilian Balm. I had little or no faith in it, but decided to try it. I took 3 or 4 good doses before bed time, And rubbed it well over my blistered side. That night I slept like a top—my first good rest for over'a week—and awoke in the morning cured.' Brazilian Balm is simply invaluable." Pneumonia Cured. Mrs. A. J. Lawrence, of Beaver, Pa., says: "Brazilian Balm brought me out of a severe attack of pneumonia in splendid shape. It is a wonderful remedy for coughs and lung troubles. Also, for outward use, for burns, cold-sores, aud chapped bauds and face, it cures like magic. It is invaluable in the family." A Blessing For the Ladies. Thousands of ladies are using Brazil-. Ian Balm. For soreness, 1 pain, bearing down and many kinds of trouble, it "acts like a charm. A 50 cent or dollar bottle often does more good in one week than any other remedy does in months.- It goes right to the spot, removing all inflammation. Mrs. Geo. W. Roberts, of Wilmington,'Del., says, "A strong solution of Brazilian Balm and. warm water used as an injection has done me more good than all the remedies and prescrip- - tions I eyer tried," Grippe Cured. "Last winter I had a bad cold and severe cough. I was lame in every joint -and-jnuseJe, I .was sick, and felt aa though I was conjingdown with typhoid fever. It was no doubt a bad case of grippe. Mr. E. P. Budge gave me a bottle of Brazilian Balm, saying, he was sure it would help me. The relief was almost instantaneous.' It quickly stopped my cough and took the grippe with all the pains and soreness out of my system.' I gave the balance of the 50-cent bottle to Mrs. Bishop Wiley for her daughter. It proved so beneficial she says she never intends to be without it."—Edwin FitzJones, Cincinnati.Ohio. Catarrh, Hay Fever. Kill the Catarrh microbe and you cure Catarrh. These parasites Best deep in • CATARRH the tissues and folds oit the olfactory membrane, and' are difficult to reach and kill;, but Brazilian Balm will utterly destroy them if used persistently as directed. It also dea- Hay Fever germ in a few days. Use full strength, or-nearly eo, for Hay Fever. Cure permanent. MICROBE, troys the Freddy's Kuae. • Freddy had been repeatedly fold that he must not ask people for mon,ey. One day 'he met Mr, Williams, who could "never resist an appeal from the small boy. "Mr. 'Williams," said Freddy, "do you give five cents to little boys what don't ask for 'em?" Saves Doctor's Bills. Families in the country should always keep Brazilian Balm on hand, It is the doctor in the house, always'ready and reliable. For colds, coughs, croup, catarrh, asthma, .pleurisy, rheumatism, constipation, female troubles, and all kinds of fevers it acts like magic, and saves many a doctor's bill 'and many a long sickness. crouched dowu— right on top There was a loud of A French professor is the owner or a collection of 920 human heads, representing every known race of people O-n the globs. ' Cured in One Night. Charles H. Couuelle, Esq., leading, lawyer of York, Pa., says: "Your Brazilian Balm cured me of one of the^yorst colds I ever experienced, in one night. I thiuk it the greatest medicine in the market, and you can use my name any way you like, ', •> Asthma Can Be Cured. J. R. Niblo', ex-school superintendent of Rochester, Pa., says: "I nave been a ? reat sufferer from asthma for years, but < have had a splendid wjnter, owing to| the surprising 'efficacy of Brazilian! Balm." A lady in Cincinnati, who had* suffered with asthma for 17 years, could not lie down; waa perfectly cured with Brazilian Balm. • \Vhy Suffer with Dyspepsia? . Chas. Broome, 850 South Second St., Philadelphia, says: "It took only .two months for Brazilian Balm to cure me of dyspepsia with which I suffered over 30 years. Now I have no pain or stomach cough, and can eat anything. Brazilian Balm beats the world. ' .,.i A Bo.v'w Jjii'o. ...in H. IluljUn!. of Milford, ' ''Brazilian Halm saved jny lie liegiui just like the cue > t with croup. \Ve guve him a few ,-t . ]-}•;. Miiekly dropped to bleep, is ;i-5 rjjrjit ia trie morning." SOLD BY ALL STEALING ,]>RUGQfST8. J. K. E8HLEMAN, Wholesale Agent.

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