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Fifty Years Ago. This Is the cT-nclle In which tliere prcw That thought of u philontliropic brnin; A remedy tlisit would uinkc lift- new For the multitudes that were racted with puin. Twas sar.snpnrilla, ns made, you tuow By Ayer, some 50 ycarf OC"Ayer's Sarsaparilla was in its infancy half a century ago. To-day it doth "bestride the narrow world like a colossus." "What is the secret of its power? Its cures! The number of them ! The wonder of them! Imitators have followed it from the beginning of its success. They are still behind it. Wearing the only medal granted to sarsaparilla ini the World's Pair of 1893, it points proudly to its record. Others imitate the remedy; they can't imitate the record: So Years of Cures. TIME TABLES. Leave for Chicago 3:15am; 5:00am; 1:15pm; 2:l) 'om Cblcago P 12:50 a m; 12:30 p m; 1:00 P in ? V.OO n m; 7:50 am; 2:15 pm; Arrive from Bradford 3:00am; 12:35 p ro:l:10 pm 4:15 p m. leavetor fcr 8:00 nm: 8:30 h m; 2:05 o m. .Arrive [rom Efiner 7 :-!5 imi; 1 :OB p in; J •&> P in. Le^v*foeBict-moiid 1:05 (tin;5.-J5a m,-J:10pyn, Arrive : ?tom m Rtclimoncl 2:55 n m; 11:00am; 1:51) Uuive P ror'l,ouInvm"i2:i» ft m; 1:05_p rii. Arrive from Louisville U:05 a m; l:5o p m, J. A. McCULLOUGH, Asrent, Logansport. WEST BOUND. 5 local FrelKht, uocom dally ex Snn.... 3 St. Louis llnutvd (Inlly, -old no -U .... 1 Fust Mall cmily. 'old no 47'..,. ..... 7 'Kansna City pxprea.i dully 'old no -11. 5 *'ac espre«s dallj PX sun 'old no !;>-.. Ho. KA9T BOUND. 2 N, 1, A Boston lira d dully 'old DO 42. 6 Fust mall dally. 'oldno4U.... •••• 4 Atlantic Llm dally ex Sun 'old uo W. 74 Local frt. Acconi. dally ex bun EEL, RIVER DIVISION, WEST BOUND. 12:!;t) p nt ,10:21 p in .. S:17 pm .. S.-lu D m ,.1U;1'J ll m .. 2:41 « m .. »:4Si a m ,. 4:52 p in .12 50 p m No Sft arrive.... NO S7 arrive ... ..10:SO a m . 235 p m EAST BOUND. No 36 leave.. No S4 leave. ,.10:45 a in ... S:30 P m VANDALIA IND - No 6 for St Joseph, dull? e.t Snndfty... .10:31 a m No U JorSt Joseph, dally ex Sunday ..... b: 5 n m HO 8 ex Sunday lor Sootu bend ............. B J5 p in No 8 has throned parlor cir, Indianapolis to South Bend vlu Colinx. FOB THE SOUTH No 13 torTerreHnutedallrexSun ........ 713 a m Noli lor Tone Huuto dully ex Sun.... 2M p m No 13 nils ilitough parlor c»r, SontliBendto Indianapolis yln uolliix, • Arrives No 15 dally except Sunday .................... 8:55 p m For complete time card, giving all trains and Btatlons, and for' full Information as to rate., . Logannport, Ind. Or, E. A. Tord, General Tassenger A*ent, St Louli. Mo. _ ^^^ 5UHMER TOURS - VIA "BIG FOUR" TO THE nOUNTAINS, LAKES and SEASHORES Solid Vestlbuled Tralas Wltd Wagner Sleepmg Cars to New York and Boston from ' Bt, LouU, Peorla. Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Dayton, OoJumbuB, .. vto CL.EVEL-AND AND BUFFALO "The Knickerbocker SpfcUH." "The SonthTreBtern ' Limited." Six Termljials at the Great Lakes. •hlcago, Benton Harbor, Toledo Detroit, Sandusky, Cleveland. Tourist Ratea In all Directions. E. O. McConnlck, Pass. Tra-ffic.Manager. D. B. Martin, GenJ. Pass and Ticket Agent. Criurfc, H»y F«T«». Sill the Catarrh microbe and yon cut» Catarrh. These.parasites nest, deep in, 1 oiTiBRn. the tfsBnea.and folds of th« f %^^ olfactory membrane, and -.T •*• are difficult to reach ' and |1i 111: bnt Brazilian Mm will utterl 7 destroy .them if used «i OM M.l»»istent]T as, directed. Jt, •lio destroy* the'Hay Fever germ in a fewdayn. Ose^ull'rtriingtli, or'nearly H^ Fever. Curt penoanent THE DOLLAR SEVAN WOULD LIKE TO GIVE US. —Exchange. LOST ITS FINS TAIL. Singular Amputation Porformed In Central Park Monagovio. A Fly nit the JU-ojxird's Hoantiful Tall ftud iTolllllily VolsouC'il It—Tiio ISciult Bcratolinil It, unit Then It IVim Cut Oil. The saddest awiniaJ in all CcntraJ Pork moniiffuvic, «-t New York, is the young- leopard. Ho hod S'/ y iiu'bes of Ills tail nrapiuated last vrcek, and iioiv he lies 0:1 his back groaning, his scant tail as high up ns it will go, and liis head stretched out so Jar that the luiiv on the chin and throat .stands up, showing the white skin beneath. A week tigo, says the New York Sun, this leopard'had « tail that would h;ive bei-.u the pride of o wild leopard in the jungles . of Africa. The old . leopnrd sei'ins to realize, his ndvanage over the youngster, and so all day long- he pnoea up and down, lightly swaying; his black brush with a swish that makes the young- one sad. Ons flny, when the young leopard was lying in the outside CSIJTC busking in the sun, its beautiful, slender tail waving a little now find then, a little fly, of unknown spccie-s came flying-along 1 with a bu/.x. Unnoticed by any one, it alighted among the long, black hairs on the end of the young loopnrd's tail. Suddenly the leopard leaped to his feet with a catlike grimt aild snarl, and grabbed at the bushy end of thetuil with its teeth. Mr. Murphy, one of the. keeper:-;, sew The crumpled liody of the fly fall to the floor of the cage. The leopard grew restless, nnd it treated the end of its tail with vigor and harshness. Before the arrival of the fly the leopard had w;;sht>d its sides, paws, neck, body and tail with the utmost cure. After the fly was killed the bi-ute seemed to forget its former tidiness, !iml instead of washiug itaelf nil over, it used its tfi'th constantly ou the end of its tail. The bltiek hairs curne out at first one by one, and then in little tufts. T^ast week the tail had got into R sad condition. The hair was gone and the sldn was torn, yet the leoi.nrd still bit its tail snvage-ly 1 . Meantime the 'keepers had been thinking. The more they thought the more they worried, for the young leopard is a favorite with them and the visitors. Mattpre caroe to a crisis day before yesterday. The quiet leopard had become a "g ruwtill 8. 8 Towli ' D S' nuisancBR It disturbed the peace of its relatives THE OPERATION, and the other creatures. Something had to be done. Director Smith looked on while tho Central parlc veterinary , surgeons, Coates and Huldekoper, did the work. A man took a rope, made a sllpnoose in It, and then went before a looking glass to adjust his features. There have been several operations in the-Central park menagerie, and It.has been learned that the m.in who lassoes the. subject must net and appear ns if nothing, unusual was going to happen. The lasso noose was thrown over the leopard's head, whereupon the beast turned a soraer sault, kicked out a well-taloned claw, nnd the next instant was over on the other side of the cage lashing its sore tail. One swing hit. the end of the tail against the side of the cage, and the leopard doubled up to bite it. Quickly the lasso was coiled and the leopa.rd found a rope-about it's neck'and one paw. Tlie next, moment the leopard was ly.ing against the bars of- Uur cage working' three logs,.its tail, and three-fourths oi! its body vigorously. Other nooses.wern. brought- into -use, and all four legs were made fast. Tlien the leopard roared and squealed and-howled.-' --•••:"•_• The operation-was done quickly. The leopard, as: the-tail was cut, Bowled- wofully, its voice dying away in amoan as tb'e severed piece fell to the floor. A . ... jjPZtsCK f .&&~'™-*r--i''> . • little piece was cut out of the hide that had been peeled down, a.nd was fitted nicely over the end. A little saJve was applied,-the ropes were loosed, and the. men jumped back. The leopard rose slowly to its feet and sought the far side of the .cage, its head hanging down. Then it licked its tail as mildly as before the fly came. The (ail is healing finely, but t.he young leopard lies on its side or back, clenching its teeth and parting it» lips. Mr. Murphy says that, it is mourning for the lost tail. THE BICYCLE FEVER. It H»» Attacked » Ponn«jlvani» C»t la • Hopel«»« Fuflhlon. Da-n-cille, Pa., probably has the orJ.V bicycle fiend in the shape of a cat in the United States. It is a black cat—as black us the 'hinges of midnight—and belongs to W. G, Prootor. This cait enjoya ai bicycle ride as well as any wheelman in America, and never misaes an. oppoi- TOM TAKES AN OUTING. tumty of taking one. The route, is neve? ' * long and the pace never too wan.-. _.>i-hirn. The'cat does not, to be sure, sit upon the saddle and do th« pedalling, but it. rides upon the Bhoulders of the boys in the neighborhood. In the evening, when tho boys start out on their spins, one of them will place tins ca.t upon his slioulder, aJid there Tom will sit through the -entire journey, if permitted to do so. The. cat never falls from ite pere-h. Sometimes it is partia.lly dislodged, by the boys in mounting or by n. sudden. turn or bump in the road, but its claws ere ever ready to catch a new hold. When the cat sees on« of the young- fiters starting out for a rkl-e it runs of ter Mm, and if he docs not offer bo take it, up Tom rubs against his legs and "meows" in a very supplicating manner to be taken along. The cat is about a year old, and has been. a. victim of the bicycle fever for several months. FLAG. 'Chinese Laundr.rinan Rnn» Up a Dnlqaa Political Banner. Charley Lee, a Chinaman, who keeps a laundry on Straight street, Pa-terson^ IST. J., believes in combining business with, polities. He has swung to the. breeze across the sidewalk in front of his laundry a Chinese flag. On. one side of the flag is the inscription: "Vote for McKinley and Hobart." On the other side is tihis inscription: "Voto for Bryan and S<iwall and free silver." ' Charley has the republican side of Ms flag facing Park avenue, along whicbi many prominent republicans reside, while the other side of the banner faces houses on lower Straight street, which neighborhood is considered a deano-. cratic Btrong.hold. .->..,' Chorlej", when asked to define his poll- tics, answered with a twinkle in his eye: "Goldie; silvie, alia snmee, . washee shirtee for all Melican-man." . SICK Positively cured by these •'••'•'; l Little Pills.,' : They alro relieve Dkfress' from Dyspepsia, Indigestion and Too Hearty Eating.. '. A.per- fect remedy for Dizziness,' Nausea, Drowsi-. nesv'BadTastein the Mouth, Coated Tongue Pain in the Side, TORPID LIVER. They Regulateth'eBowels. Purely''Vegetable. 0 '"' , Small Pill. ' Small Dose. Small Price. DUDLEY'S GEEAT GUN. It Uses Compressed Air to Expol Immense Shells. The Same Principle, It In Believed, Can ? Be Kmploycd in tho Uwerul Art», Particularly In Oniirrylui; and Tunuiil Work. Guns which can shoot high explosives •without bursting the g' lul itself are in 'demand by every uatiou of any standing whatever. Govcruineuts have spent millions of dollars experimenting with guns and armor, and a considerable portion of tliis money has gone toward •building 1 guns for throwing torpedoes and shells containing- from l!00 to 000 pounds of dynamite or some equally high explosive It has been found that compressed air is the safest and best agent for expelling the shell. The Scientific American in a recent issue describes a pneumatic gun which it believes has solved the problem. This is the Dudley gun. and it is u gun and compressed-air plant in itself. It certainly is a roost ingenious arrangement, and its use o£ gunpowder for the purpose of compressing air opons up possibilities in the application of the principle which will be apparent to any skilled mechanic. The Dudley gun might be called a long tube, bent upon itself so as to show three tubes side by side. These tubes lie parallel to each other. The long central tube is the firing tube, and weighs 2,"0 pounds, in a four-inch gun. The two side tubes might be called the air-compressor, for it is in them that the air is compressed to 850 pounds to the square inch. At the forward end of the gun, the two outside tubes are connected by ( an air passage. The rear end of one of the tubes is connected by a similar passage to the central or firing tube, and the rear end of the other side-tube is fitted wifli a suitable breech mechanism to receive the powder cartridge. A glance at the diagram will show the passage of the air when the powder is ignited. The central or firing tube has a breech mechanism similar to a breech-loading rifle. In this the projectile with its load of high explosive is placed. Then the breech piece is locked, the powder cartridge is placed in the side tube, and its breech is locked. The powder is ignited, and the air in the tubes is compressed by the gen- OIAGOT15UOWING PRINCIPLE DUDLEY PNEUMATIC GUN. crate gases. The'force oJ! the exj^losion, cushioned by the two columns of air which :ive between the powder cartridge and the projectile, acts upon the projectile. The shell leaves the gun •witii little noise of explosion and no smoke whatever. The rrcoil of the gun is slight, and springs are provided for tnldng- it up. The projectiles used iu the £«a nre 'brass cylinders with pointed ends. The Juse ia>attached >to the front end andl from the rear end of the shell extend .^anes or rings to insure rotation. The entire shell is 52 inches long, and when fully charged weighs 32 pounds. In the main body of the shell, which, is the brass cylinder, tho dynamite or nitroglynerin is placed. In theforward end of the charge is placed a. charge of gnu cotton, and in the center of the g-un cotton is a case containing fulminating 1 mercury. An ingenious arrangement in the shell ic the fuse which explodes the charge tf dynamite. It is arranged to operate l-.y inertia or by direct impact. Jf the shell strikes the water the inertia operates the ignition. A steel ball within the cap is driven forward when the motion'of the shell is retarded, and by striking causes the ifetoriatiou of one or more of three per-, cusslon caps, I • •• The tiibe.of slow-burning powder is thus.ignited.; 'this communicates with the tulminatiiig mercury, which'in turn 't-xplo'des the gun cotton, and thus the main charge of high explosive is exploded, • . If tie shell strikes armor, the head js- crushed jn, and this drives the pins Against percussion caps, which start the series of explosions that at last fird the main charge. In order that the steel ball may be forced against the percussion caps prematurely, a little windmill is placed in front o£ the shell. This windmill is' centered on, a little shaft which, is screwed into the steel ball. . . . The windmill is inclosed in a recess, fro'm wh'ich it escapes'when the shell leaves the :gu'ri, ; and at once it begins revolving.-'and unscrews;,ihe;shaftfrom, ithe steel ball. ..By the .time the shell has .traveled a few hundred feet, the steel 'ball is free to move when the .shell, strikes the'.water/ . ';'.' • It .Is" believed that'the principtf of compressing air 1 by the explosWn of cunpowder, as-.rt ia doneiin the Dudley r-un, can be employed in. the usefu-1 arts,, ijarticularly in. quarrying and..tunnel., work, where air drills are remote from the main pipe of the air compressor plant. .•'-.'• THE C-REiT SCUTE AKERKM BiLSffl! ...OL-RCS... in 2 minutes. Stops rludlVip; tn i invaluable In female tronl>!c'S._,fqr,oimv;ml ,„ .. It clears the head of foul mucous; heals the --' : laores and ulcers of the head and throat;' .-.:.''- l js-vreeteas the breath, wid perfectly restores Sjpi/the senses of the taste, smell and hearing. ty;:- stops headache and dropping into the tLroat Also destroys the germ vfhich. cause* HAY FEVER, making a perfect cure in a few days. Never fails 1 No fatal case of 7<A GRIPPE ever kuowa where Brazilian Bale. "S faithfully used. IX destroy! lie grippe genn audquicldy remove* all til'; . ir bad effect I N Fttj.-. LI 3 LE in ASTHMA, CROUP. BROW' • CKv^ ^PLECRISY, PNEUMONIA, DYSPEPSIA^ ij.., XTIEM, X\'PHOID and SCABIE* £ f i MEASLES, and iny disease where) tbtiw nflammation, l-ever or Congestion.' Greatest relief in Consumption eves Aisf covered. < Cures a Presh Cold m one any. stop* the head and relieves deafness. As an Injccijoa >. rui-uui.w.-i™ use hfiils Cuts. Sores and Burns like magic. QUICK CURE FOR CONSTIPATION AND PILES. Its Healififl Power is Almost Miraculous. Ths Best Family Medicine in Existeneoi 60 Ceat Bottle contains 100 Doses, or Two Weeks Treatment. for Catarrh, .dO BOTTLE. EQUALS THREE 6Oc. BO ITiES. BOIWE TESTIMOWIA-.S: "Brazilian Balm cureri me of inveterate catarrh which I tad for over 20 yeati It is the moat -wonderful triumph of medical science."— Gcn.J, Parks Posilcs. "I» croup cold and the worst form of gripp we have fouff 1 Brazilian B-Jm invaluable.*. .. —Jno W. S. Boothe, D, D., Pastor Del. Ave. Bap. Ch. "Mrs. Lore has used th!« Brazilian Balm and thinks it did her much good."— Ho.v. OMS. B: Lore, Chief Jus* of Del. "O^e bottle of Brazilian Bairo cured a friend of mine of hay fever."— Ihos* . ftf. Culbert, "I was very deaf for 10 years from catarrh, Brazilian Bairn applied • wa'rni in My cars every day soon restored my hearing."— Mrs. John Scottcn, Oie:fa\ Pa. ' : It is the best thing for dyspepsia I ever saw tr&a."~Judgc Edward Woollen. "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 shal/ 'be my doctor through life."-- -Mrs. J. Galloway, Pottstown, Pa. "Xvas fearful!;' • crippled up with rheumatism, could not get my hand to my head. I took ten 50- cent bottles of Brazilian Balm in six months. Am now entirely cured and as nimble as I was at fo:ty."—slvson Burrcll, aged Sf. A lady in Cincinnati v?a9 M afflicted -with asthma that during .the winter for seventeen years she was unable tB?'_ sleep ]yi jg down; was entirely and permanently cured -with Brazilian, Balm. B. F. JACKSON & CO., Cleveland,,!!, " For sale by the following dragctsts: B. P. Keesllng, general agent; Bea Fisher, Johnson Bros., W. H. Brlujrburst, G. W. Hoffman, D. E. Pryor, Q. A, Means, H, D. Battery and A. R. Klstl -j» THE WORL.P tho System In a Healthy CURES Constipation. Act. on tho LJv«r and Blood, Dispels Colds and Fevers, B««utlfl«« the Complexion and FMTresblnff t« tho Tasto. Soto mf *u. DKUQCUST*. i«ly mutated «ir»tr-PW Wncol. 9WT Book ri«. h» ««7 p«rch»«r * For sale by B. F. KEESLIKG. LARGESt_GAME FISH. Mammoth IJlack Sc;i Ba»» Captured on the F»cllic Count. There has been presented to the Field Columbian museum at Chicago a large specimen, of the black sea bass, or jew fish, recently captured by a Chicagoan eft the Island of Santa Catalina in tho Pacific ocean, near Los Angeles, the ;uost famous fishing \vaters on the southern. California coast-. The specimen presented to the Field Columbian museum weighed 3S4 MAMMOTH BLACK SEA BASS. pounds. To people who have heard stories of great struggles to land 75- pound muskellnnge in Wisconsin waters it may be of interest to know how -a sportsman maneuvers -with'a 300-pounder at the end of his line. A writer describes the sport as follows: .An.ordinary-sized rowboat, manned' by a skilled oarsman, a trolling line, somewhat smaller than an ordinary, clothesline and a hook with a three- inch prong comprise the equipment.; The. Jew fish bite-hard but'do not make" as great resistance at' the first Btruggleasmightbe expected from their, eize. .vyithin ten to fifteen minutes they allow themselves to be slowly hauled within a few feet of the boat. • .At the sight of their captors they in-' stantly t-ake fright and quickly go to, sea'with a few. hundred feet of line,; when, their progress is chocked and. the: struggle begins,anew; . ••-;-., This is repeated, several times. No. ettempt is made'to hold the fish near; the boat until an hour or two is spent: In -slowly reducing its strength. : .After the- game is sufficiently exhausted to draw it within reach n knife If. thrust-Jnto.Rome vital part. - ... . • >• Cai< of LOT«^ L»b»r l.o«f-, . Thomas'B.' Ballentine expended $75,'000: in fotindih'g-a'hDme ; fdr tlhe' aged 'at Norfolk,' V a;v and th'en^ inet the extrems • difiappoinitmenit of being unable to find, ten worthy persons in. the ci ty wiho were to enter > • ' A SHORT JOURNEY TO CALIFORNIA IN FIRST CLASS STYLE The Southern Pacific Co, "SUNSET LIMITED" TRAIN.. Over the Sunset Route—New Orlean* to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Was discontinued April 16th. The iiperlor accommodations given tb« jr«»t number of patrons of the above'. :r»in during the past tourist season, warrants the announcement of plan* t«r next season of finer service wlttt y^uipment superior to anything yet tnown In transcontinental traffic. Look for early re-inantruration ot 'SUNSET LIMITED" thla fall. For Home Seekers, The Southern Pacific Co. "Sunfe* Scute" in connection with tho "Qneen »cd Crescent Route" are running the only line ot through tourist Pullman Sleepen leaving Cincinnati every Thursday evening for Los Angeles an< ten Francisco. These excursions art- socially coiv iucted, and the object Is to enable tho* who do not care to buy the flrst-cia* round trip or one way tickets, to enjoj; t comfortable ride with sleeping car privileges and no change of cars at th« •»ry low - second-Class rate: For further Information, nddrew W.' a. CONNOR, Commercial Agt 8. P. 9«., Cincinnati, O. W. G. NEIMTEE, G. W. Agt. 8. P. «», Chicago. III. B. P. MOESE, G. P. & T. Agt, S. P. 3o., New Orleans, La. EXCiURSIOXS TO PITTSBURGH. Brotherhood of St Andrew Annual Convention, via Pewsylvaaia Lines. Octobc-x 12th, 13th rind 14*h special low rate excursion tickets will be sol* to Pittsburgh via. Pennsylvania 'LtoeB, for annual convention of Brotherhooa of St. Andrew; return coupons will be vadld through to original starting point on or before October 200J. Disease attacks the weak and deblB- tated. Keep yocrself healthy anf strong by toktog Hood's SaniaparlUa. tl i ^

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