^$®$/£$8- ..'.(' " ~~ r The Perfect Pill Perfect ia preparation. Perfect iii operation. Ayer's Cathartic Pills Perfect post-prauduil pill. Perfect for all purposes. THE PILL THAT WILL TIMETABLES. Leave for Chlci.L-o imSair-; 5:00 ft mi 2:1:0 P m: -ISM) )> i" „, _ .... , .im n in Arrive from Cl.loiKO !2:oO a in; '-:•>» P "'• 1 - uu p 2: " 1 ^'»)<.™ ! ^pm ! Arrive 4 SmBnultor^OOu m: 12* P .n:l:10 pm UNPLEASANT EPISODE: An Ex-Dootor Tells of One of Hia Early Experiences. Arrive tram Kllm-.-a u or. , • . Lenvf for Blclmioiid 1:00 n m; oHOii m, i.iv P ™, Arrive Iron." Blchmond = « ft in; 11.00 n»i;l-J» l>m; 11:21) i>m. .. . „. .„ f.enve (or Loulsvlll- 12w n. »': 1 ; & ' '' " • Arrive from Louisville S-JS ft m; l :&> I' »'. J. A. McCULLOUGH, Agent. Loeansport. WEST BOUND. 5 Locm yrelKht. uocon; dully ex SHn-K*" P "| 8 at. Louis |jmltfd.ilully, -old uo-i* 1"*' I' ilo BAST BOUND. 2 N. •!. ft Boston Hm aM\7 -old no 42.. 2:41 a m 74 LocaUrt. Accom. dally ex Snu ...12 50 p m EEL RIVER DIVISION. WEST BOUND. Noifl arrive No 36 leave No 34 leave ...... EAST BOUND. VANDALIA TBAIN8 INP. No 8 « Sunay or ............. No S lia» through pwlor cir, Ir,dlan»POlls to Scuta Bend vlaCol-a^ ^^ for Tere Haute dally ex Sun ........ 1 IS a m Be Took Out die Wrong Kyu of an Elderly Putlent and Tlum Skipped Out —Ooo<l New* DiinHril lllm to Abandon Ills 1'rofosnloii. A well-known businuss mini from, Texas was Jii Washington not long' "g'o on his way to New York, when ii Stair TuporUT mot him and bad u. Jonfr talk wiUi bijr.. Instuswlof bcingfeithca- judge or major, lio was u dootor, and th;o. re- port.t-r iisktJ him how he luLppencd on tlia.tl.iUe. "1 used to bo a physician," was the replv. "\Vliat, did you quit for, if it's a foil 1 question?" The KOT.tJeman from Texas hesitated, and tin: hotel clerk joined the reporter in coiixing- him to tell the story ol' ilia life. "I supposo I might as well,' 1 conceded the gentleman, "and here s l(>eH - When I was 22 ycnrs old 1 left, Kojituok.y tor n town in Ai-l;a.nsas, and there Iliungrout my shinffle and continued the pnwt'.oe of nuxliciiio. I had such gootl luck that 1 became quite confident-of my ability, nnd felt, quite able to tackle a.ny sort, of a cose tl«vt might oomc my wny. I had been practicing" about three years, and bad saved up mearly $l,M. wnan one .Lay a yoniiif follow led his Cathcr into my office, and the old gui tliMiia.n wanted me. tio remove his e.ya. as it pa-inod .him so !>e eoiildn'tsUincl it.. "I IKK! never had much, experionco with eyes, and, of course. T shouldn't Jmve unclertaken Ills case, but 1 thought I was equal to anything, and at, onoo began malting my preparations for tiho operation. I understood .from what tho son said tJiat the pain from the bad eye nttected t.he otlier, and as it had been Mind tor ten years, tie family thought the bust thing to do was to remove it. In a very short time I bad my pa.tic.nt under tilic influence of ether, and, without calling in assistance further than the son, I went to work and soon had tiho eye. ont. Then as I began to pu.t it in shape, I noticed, to my horror, that I hind taken out the wrong eye, Tho thought of what T had done startled and 1 riffhte-ned me so that I at once hurried Ihroiifiih my work and sent tine old man home, in a carriage. '•Then T direw out what money I had in the batik, 'packed up my be.lomgings and, afttr settling all my bills quietly, I took a night train and left the town The Tulontud Wl*o or the Leader of th« Cjoid Democracy. Mrs. John JI. Palmer is 5!) years of age. Her maiden name was Ha.nnah Mather Lamb. Her father was James L. Lamb, tm early settler of Spring-Held, 111., and for many years owe of the leading business men of the city. He acquired considerable wealth, nnd his family enjoyed such advantages as wealth can bestow. She was graduated at Monti- celJo seminary, and is a. lady of superior education, and refinement. When quite young she was united in marriage 10 Le.jg-h Kimba.ll, a railroad man, who died a few years afterward. She remained a widow for"30 year's, nnd about .nine years ago was married to Gen, Palmer, UNIQUE SHELTEE TENT. When Desired Soldiers Can Convert It Into a Capo. 1 ndlanapolls via colliix. Arrives a»a tor full to rate., Or B A. Ford, General Paasenger fit. Loul*. Mo. 5UHMER TOURS . VIA "BIG FOUR" TO THE nOUNTAINS, LAKES and SEASHORES Solid Vestlbuled Tralas With Wagnor Sleeping Curs to New York and Bostoo from Bt, Louis, Peoria, IndJanapolls, Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, via l CLEVELAND AND BUFFALO "The Knickerbocker Special." "The Southwestern Limited." Sli Terminals at the Great Lakes. •hlcago, Beaton Harbor, Toledo Detroit, Sandosky, Cleveland. Tourist Rates In all Directions. B. O. McCormlck, Pass. Traffic Manager. D. B. Martin, Genl. Pass and Ticket Agent. EXCURSION TO BLUFFTON, JXD., Via Vandalla Line, October 13th to 15tb,-On October 13tn to 15th the Vondalia Line will sell excursion tickets from all stations In Indiana to Bluttton, md., at one fare for the round trip, account Baptist Convention and Young People's Union of Indiana. Tickets good to return until October 19th, Inclusive. For *nU particulars coll on nearest Vandalla Line Ticket Ag*n<t, or address E. -A. Ford, General Passenger Agent, St. Louis, Mo. BUCKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE. Tie Best Salve In the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever gores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles, or no pay required, It Is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale by B. F. Kees- Don't trifle away time when you Save cholera morhus or diarrhoea. Fight them in the beginning with DcWltt's Colic & Cholera Cure. You don't have to watt for results. They are instan- nn<l It leaves the bowels In rendition.—Jus. M. Johnston. P E R F EOT and permanent are tne cm-eft by Hood's Sarsaparilla, because it makes pare, rich, healthy, fife and health-giving BLOOD. TOOK OUT THE WRONG ETE. for Mexico. Being extremely sensitive, anyway, the thought of the terrible injury I had inflicted 'jpon thic- jnsro s" wrought upon my fee!ings t.hii.t T could pot st.iy in one place, and I wandered about Mexico for three months. At the same time 1 was afraid that] might be identified by some person and U:. n.r- rei.lorl and carried back for the punishment I so richly deserved. After four months 1 came over to Texas, and, in •i n-niote town. I opened run office ngum and changed my iio-mc. I managed to make a living, awl stayed there for five years, worrying so over the mam that I had niiide blind, and perha.ps had left to die that I became gray ami wrinkled. "I presume I would have died Ubere, but one day I happened into/San Antonio, and wet a man I had known in the Arkansas town. At first I thought of trying to get away, but I concluded: that tho time bad come for me to take mv punishment, for T couldn't stand >t nny longer, and. I went up to him and asked him if he didn't come from Blajik- ville, and did ho know Mr. X and ttoft doctor who hod got out of town so disgracefully. I was relieved to find that he didn't know me at all. and he at once proceeded to tell me that the disappearance of the doctor was still an unsettled mystery, and. that Mr. X was m good health. I told him I hud heard that the doctor had taken out the wrong eye and that the old man had become stone blind in consequence. He assured me that the old man had not suffered any inconvenience at. all, because he was blind, anyway, in both eyes, and had been for years, and another physician had 'fintsh.ed.-the job .quite satisfactorily, and the patient's & eDerttl health bod greatly improved. "You have no idea," concluded the pcivt.leman from Texas, "how this news relieved me, and in my enthusiasm _1 gave up the practice of medicine forever, and put my money into a manufacturing establishment that has almost made me rich in the post 20 years. I never went back to the remote Texas town again, neither did I ever go to tho Arkansas town, nor tell my informant who I was. As it happened, I was all ri»ht but the Buffering I had endured was enough to cause me to put that part of my post clear behind me and keep it there." • Loyal to Thrtr Country. Some American travelers stopping 1 at Halifax agreed to make no purchases In the ci.fcy,at stores where United State* money was refused, and they, mad* it n point thereafter to hunt out shop- keopcrs, who nccepted it at tho face nine. ' . -..;;. MRS. JOHN M. PALMER, 'to whom she lias been a most devoted wife. She always accompanies'him on ills "stumping:" tours, 'nets as his r,7n:uiuensis aiid.has rendered him invaluable, assistance in tho preparation of bis autobiography, on which he has been engaged foi several years. She is petite and a brimette, is cordial, vivacious ant! unassuming. Sbfc has never cared for the fi-ivolties of society, and her life has beer, an active ajad useful one. For ten or twelve years prior-to her miuTiafiC t.» Geii. Palmer she was city librarian, aud as sucli enjoyed a fine opportunity to gratify her taste for reading. Since her marriage, she has found plenty to do in assisting her distinguished husband. She was reared in tho Presbyterian church, and was for years a teacher in the Sabbath school. After her marriage she united with tho Baptist chnroh, in which her husband held membership. Her character is a lovely one, and it may truthfully be said of her that "none know her but to love her; none name her but to praise." Mrs. Palmer was with her husba.nd at the state convention at Chicago, and at Indianapolis, She .accompanies him on nil of his political missions. BICYCLE WITH WINGS. Flylnc Attachment Enables Wheelmen to Moimt lo-tho Air. If the wheel isn't fast enough for you, why. fly. It seems as though the old fairy legend of the seven league boots would come true before this century ends. The bicycle has multi-plied many fold the speed possible in. personal locomotion. Distance has been divided by 100. But that isn't enough. No week passes but there appears s-ome new device, intended to lighten the labor and accel- irato the speed of the wheel. The latest of these is a bicycle flying machine. Experiment has just been mode with this wonderful machine, find the- results, the inventor says, make ordinary cycling seem as ancient and clumsy as' a jolting journey in the wagons of our grandfathers. The man who has devised this wonderful machine, says the New York Journal, is Charles Sigors, a young machinist. There is no joke about it. He considers the bicycle flying machine an altogether practical proposition and has filed application for patents to protect it. The flying- machine attachment is to be fnstsncd to the handle bar of the bicycle. The wings will be of canvas, fjwcllloH for Army C*n In Kuropu nnd Hi. United Simon—UorituNlMion Mutlu of Alnuiluuw — Ciuituoui at Improved Pifcttoni. Army oflicers are greatly interested in u new utilisation ol' the shelter ttut, which is carried by the soldier in the field. At present this shelter tent is made of very unsatisfactory material uud is by no means water-proof. It is of no other use than us a shelter tent, and beyond that is un ineumbrance to the soldier, adding- to his burdenson the inarch by about three pounds. Capl. Edmund Kice, of the Fifth infantry, stationed at Fort McPlicrson, Georgia, has made a suggestion which, according to the New York Times, meets with considerable approval among military experts. He propose* to OKI l;e of the shelter tent a cape which may be worn by the soldier in inclement weather. This use of the present tent may be readily acquired by simple straps which will fasten the cape about 'the neck and waist, The double use of the shelter tent will be appreciated by the trooper and is in the line of modern military equipment, the idea beiiiff now to economize in'the number as In the weight of a rticles carried by the soldier, and to make each article do as much service as possible. In some oC the services the ration can, for instance, when separated, furnishes the cooking utensils of the soldier. The meat ration can of the foreign army, when taken apart, supplies a frying pan and plate. One of the most interesting of foreign military novelties lately received at the military information division is a device in the same line as that of Capt. Rice's cape-shelter tent. It is a shelter-coat tent used in the Austrian army. Two of these coats can be fastened together, and.with the bayonet of rifle as a center pole, furnish a water-proof shelter for two men. The separate coats are of finely woven waterproof material, and in that respect are much better than the so-called shelter-tent material of the United States army. These Austrian coats weigh two and a half pounds, or six ounces more than our shelter tent. The coats are fitted with THE WHEEL WITH WINQS. stretched over aluminium frames. They will be eight feet long and about four feet in width. They will be rectangular in shape and one will be fastened on either side of the air cylinder, -which. will be in the center. In the cylinder lies the secret of the success of the device. It will be four feet in length, with a diameter of 15 inches. It will be constructed of alum- inium and some alloy of sufficient, resistance to allow 100 pounds pressure of compressed stir to the square inch. Before the wheelman starts out the nir will be pumped in, and the inventor declares that when the cylinder is filled the buoyancy will counteract the weig-at of the apparatus, and render the propulsion of the wheel perfectly easy, A CUT of Potato Kallis, 1'omernnia, la in the center of i great potato-raising: country. In the fall the entire population of the' city, between 3,000 and 4,000, shut up their houses and leave their keys with the mayor and scatter out to help with the' potato harvest. Travelers who have risited the place in the fall declare that they found th'e town without a slnglo; Inhabitant, except the mayor and tha; bell-rlntrer. . . SHELTER TENT USED AS CAPE, sleeves and are equipped with drawstrings, at neck and belt. They are serviceable garments when worn as n rubber coat, giving protection from the •rain and allowing the soldier free use of his arms in handling his weapon. This Austrian idea is favored by the war department officials, and it may be that this combination article, or something- akin to it, will be adopted for our service. It seems to be even better than the idea of Capt, Rice, although that officer's suggestion is more economical, in that it contemplates no change in the present shape or style of our shelter tents. The matter of military equipment in the last year has engaged thfc attention of the oflicers of the war department, especially those interested in the furnishing of supplies to the armed forces. Our military attaches abroad have been vel-y industrious in observing the novelties of the European services and have been prompt to send to the military information division in the war department samples of the new devices in use abroad. Many of these have been practically tested in our service Among other devices has been an aluminum horseshoe. This, of course. is much lighter than the iron horseshoe in use and is found-to be quite as serviceable. A cavalry officer stationed at San' Cnrlos, Ariz., kept an aluminum shoe on bis horse for 45 days Shoes of this material are, of course, expensive, and the present cost is beyond the means of the department for their adoption for the service, but it is recommended that on aluminum horse shoe be furnished the cavalryman as the extra shoe which he carries in his saddlebag. At present this aluminum horseshoe costB about 50 cents. The officers have been interested also In a new German 'canteen of aluminum of a flatter shape than our canteen which allows it to rest the better at the side. It bos been found that water wil keep for six months ir. these ahiminum canteens, while the ordinary tin ones are quickly rusted. The meat-ration con referred to already as a combicet cooking utensil and plate, weighs les than half the tinned-iron con atpresen in use. Another article in use abroad is a very light weight nosebag for horses. Still another is an asbesto shield to fix in the hole in the. tenl&a a protection against fire . from eontac with the stove pipe. ! Bnt Pew Die of Old Age. : Only 300 persons iu 1,000,000, accord Ing to medical authority, die from ol< age, while 1,200 succumb to gout, 18. 400'to measles, 2,700 to apoplexy, 7,00 to erysipelas. 7,500 to consumption, 48, 000 to scarlet fever, 25,000 to whooping cough, 30,000 to typhoid and typhue and 7 000 to rheumatism. The average vary according to locality. Trat these are considered pretty accurate as regard the population of the globe ae a whole. PLUG If he had bought a 5 cent piece he would have been able to take it with him. There is no use buying more tnan a 5 cent piece of « Battle Ax." A JO cent piece is. most too big to carry, and the 5 cent piece is nearly as large as the JO cent piece of other high grade tobaccos. i CURES Constipa SET0.='"=• aT^ver. *-«*-»• »??££ For sale by B. F. KEESLIXG. "SIMON B."BUCKNER." Career of tbo Indhioupolla Nomine* for Vice 1'resiilont. Gen. Sirnou Bolivar Buckner was born in Hart county, southern Kentucky, in 1S23, and still lives 'iu the log bouse in which he was born and which was built by bis father over 300 years ago.. Be has improved the original cabin. He has never lived away from his borne except when governor of the state. He was the democratic "sound money . candidate for the senate before the leg-. islature last winter. \ Oen. Buckner is worth over $1,000,-; 000, most of it' in real estate. He grad-. nnted from West Point in 1S44. He entered the army in the Mexican- war and was brevetted first lieutenant for gal- lar.tr.7 at Contreras and Churubusco. He was promoted to a captaincy for gallantry at Molino del Ray. He remained QBN. SIMON B. BUCKNEH. at West Point as assistant instructor of infantry tactics until March, 1855, when be resigned. When the civil war came on he resided in Kentucky and was made adjutant general of the state, with command of the state guard. Later he entered the confederate army. During the siege of Fort Doadson he was third in command of the fort. Gen. Grant surrounded the fort on a'l sides, aud after the attacks of February 13 and 14 the confederate forces saw that further resistance would be fruitless. The senior generals turued the command over to Gen. Buckner ami ir. tfce evening departed by boats. Gen. Bockner, quickly realizing: that his situation waji hopeless, at once decided to surrender. He wrote a letter to Gen, Grant, suggesting- an armistice until noon of February 13, in order that terms of sur- i-ender might be agreed upon by the ap pointed commissioners. To this Gen Grani replied, and the surrender was soon accomplished. At the close of the war Gen. Buckner devoted himself to bis business interests of farming 1 and rea.l estate. He has been twice married. 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. TU» rtperior accommodations given th» great number of patrons of the above •rain during the past tourist season,, warrants the announcement of plan* ;»r nest season of finer service with KiBlpment superior to anything je* «own in transcontinental traffic. Look for early re-Inauguration of •BUNSET LIMITED" thli fall. For Home Seekers. The Southern Pacific Co. "Sunae* Stoute" in connection with tho "QueeB uid Crescent Route" are running tb» , ,>nly line of through tourist Pullman JHeeper« leaving Cincinnati evert Thursday evening for Los Angeles an4 ten Francisco. These excursions art specially co» iucted, and the object Is M, enable too* •rbo do not care to buy the flrst-cla« round trip or one way tickets, to enjojt » comfortable ride with sleeping c«r frivlleges and no change of cars at tb» »«ry low second-class rate. Tor further Information, addrew W. fl. CONNOR, Commercial Agt 8. P» J«., Cincinnati, O. W. G. NEIMYER, G. W. Agt-^. P. H., Chicago. 111. . B. F. MORSE, G. P. * T. Agf, 8. E, so'., New Orleans, La. EXCURSIONS TO PITTSBURGH. Brotherhood of St. Andrew Annual Convention, via Pensylvanto Lines. October 12th, 13th and 14th specl»B low rate excursion tickets will be soW to Pittsburgh via Pennsylvania Lto«*> for annual convention of Brotherhood of St. Andrew; return coupons will b«* valid through to original starting, polnk on or before October 20th. Disease attacks the weak and deBIW- tated. Keep yourself healthy an/ strong by taking Hood's Sareaparllla.
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