The Small of the Back A Disagreeable Characteristic. GET EVEN FARM MACHINERY ANO SUPPLIES. FOR A SLIGHT. Katharine—I detest that Mr. Tit- Voting Men -or I ivitet to a "eldtiiK flngton. > c ••nep»- .eiUHtivefc” Margaret—Why, Katharine? A popular young man who lives on “Oh, he’s the kina of man who al That is wheie some people feel ways calls when you are expecting A TRYING OCCUPATION FOR WOMEN tlie West Side was married a short till) somebody else who doesn't come.”— ago. uud this event ill Ills life seemed weak all the time. Life. WITH DELICATE NERVES. to estruitge tiltil from at least three ot They are likely to be despondent and it is not unusual to find them borrowing trouble as if they hadn’t enough already. The fact is their kidneys are weak, either naturally or because of sickness, exposure, worry or other influences. Smith’s Handicap. The Hard Work Entailed by the Charge of a School Room Often Causes the Health to Break Down. Rev. Dr. Thirdly—I wish to an- , Bounce brethren and sisters, that next Sunday my place in this pulpit will J-row» thé Tribune Minneapolis Minn. be occupied by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Teaching school is an occupation j We will now sing three verses of I hymn No. 196, “That Awful Day Will which has many attractions for cul Surely Come.” tured women, but it also has many drawbacks and often affects their henl'h seriously. Especially is this Caller H If Up. •‘I am thankful to say,” writes J. L. Camp so in the case of women with delicate Mistress — Jane, have you ever been bell, of Sycamore. Ill., "that Hood’s Sarsapa nervous systems and those with a ten rilla has cured me. For many years I was second girl before? dency to pulmanary troubles. Miss Jane —No mum; alius cook. troubled with backache. At times I was so Mistress—Then, when a caller Mary K. Powers, of Ellsworth, Wis., bad I had to be helped from the bed or chair. 1 am now well and strong and free from pain.” comes you take the card, show the is a teacher whose health was broken What this great medicine did for him it has lady into the reception room and down by the hard work which the bring the card to me. I will then charge of a large school entails. She done for others. tell you what to do. says : Next afternoon: Jane appearing at “During the winter of 1898, while the door of her mistress’ sitting teaching school, I became subject to room — Caller down stairs in th ’ hall. Promises to cure and keeps the Mistress—In the hall? Why didn’t nervousness, which grew worse until promise. Begin treatment with you show her Into the reception my whole system was run down. My back ached and at times I was so room? Ilood’s todav. dizzy that I could hardly stand. My Jane—She didn’t have no ticket. limbs were swollen and always tired, His Experience. School« in Porto Rio, so that I felt no more rested in the "Suspense,” sighed the condemned The expense of maintaining schools in man. "Ah, my young friend; you Porto Rico is very high if we consider the morning than when I went to bed. I don’t know what moments of torture amount spent for the small number of was also troubled with a cough and the i pupils enrolled. Education, however, is food I ate did not strengthen me. are. ” al ways essential to success. In our coun "Oh, yes I do,” interposed the cal try the people are being educated to the This condition, accompanied by pal low youth. "I have often sat quietly fact that there i- asurecure for indigestion, pation of the heart, kept up for sev months until in March, when I with only a dime in my pocekt while dyspepsia, constipation, nervousness and eral malaria, fever and ague, ami that medicine read about Dr. Williams’ Pink Pills my best girl leisurely persued the is Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters. Try it. menu of a French cafe.”—Chicago Our Private Die Stamp is over the neck of for Pale People in a Juneau, Wiscon sin, newspaper. the bottle. News. “I began taking the pills and in about a week I noticed a change for Those Low Characters. Greene—That fellow in the short the better. I felt so encouraged by coat was a wonderfully fluent talker. this improvement that I kept on tak For Infants and Children. Gray—Yes, I was wondering wheth ing them until I had used three boxes, I always er he was a labor agitator or only just and was entirely cured. keep Pink Pills by me and I take a prizefighter. — Boston Transcript. them occasionally when I feel the There is more Catarrh in this section of the need of a tonic. country than all other diseases put together, “I believe firmly in the good ’done and until the last few years was supposed to be A Genuine Surprise. incurable. For a great many yearn doctors pro by Pink Pills for Pale People and nounced it a local disease, and prescribed local Her Mother—I saw him kiss you! remedies, and by constantly failing to cure have advised many of my friends to with local treatment, pronounced it incurable. use them.” I am terribly shocked. I did not Science has proven catarrh to be a constitu All the elements necessary to give imagine for a moment he would dare tional di • ‘ase, and ther fore requires constitu new life and richness to the blood tional treatment. Hull’s Catarrh Cure, man- take such a liberty. • ■ ufaetured by F. J. Cheney A Co., Toledo, Ohio, restore shattered nerves .are con Herself—Nor did I, ma. In fact, j is the only constitutions! cure on the market. and is taken internally in doses from 10 drops to tained in a condensed foim, in Dr. I bet him a pair of gloves he daren’t! a It teaspoonful. It acts directly on the blood Williams’ Pink Pills for Pale People. and mucous surfaces of the system. They offer Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 81st.—After investigat one hundred dollars for any case it fails to They are an unfailing specific for such Ing Garfield Tea, which is quite universally cure. Send for circular« and testimonials. Ad diseases as locomotor ataxia, partial F. J. CH KNE Y A CO., Toledo, O. acknowledged to be the best family remedy, it dress, paralysis, St. Vitus' dance, sciatica, Sold by Druggists. 75c. is not difficult to explain its success—it is the Hall’s Family Pills are the best. neuralgia, rheumatism, nervous medicine for GOOD RESULTS. It is manu factured here by the Garfield Tea Co. in their headache, the after effects of the grip, Bitter Experience. new and attractive labratory and is made palpitation of the heart, pale and sal wholly from simple, sweet and withal health Mrs. Rasin Kane—Oh! Rasln; low complexions, and all forms of giving BERKS. Garfield Tea is the ORIGINAL herb cure for constipation and sick headache there’s the wedding march. Do you weakness. At all druggists, or direct remember when we marched up the from Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Where He Wai. aisle to it ten years ago? Mr. Raisin Kane—Yes, and I have Schenectady, N. Y., 50 cents per A little four year old occupied an box; six boxes $2.50. uper berth in a sleeping car. Awak been marching ever since. ening once in the middle of the night, Way They Played Partners. Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow’s Sooth his mother asked him if he knew ing Syrup tlie best remedy to use for their “They had been married a year be where he was. children during the teething period. fore anybody knew it, and even then their secret was discovered only by “Tourse I do,” he replied, “IJm in accident.” “Indeed?” “Yes, one ev Expert Testimony. the top drawer. ” ening at a card party, they thought "Jenkins has just wrote a book on lessly played partners, and the way EBTQ Permanently Cured, no fits or nervoucneE I I IQ after first fay’s <i»eof Dr Kline’s Greet Nerve 'How to Succeed.’ ” - they quarreled let the whole thing Restorer. Send for Fit EE $*.¿.00 trial bottle and treat “I wonder if it will be a success.” out!”—Detroit Free Press. ise. Da. R. II. K link . Ltd..931 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa "It ought to be, Jenkins has failed Helpful Hints. I||l||Tm Eve v ma i. wonia i and child - at everything else.” WAN I r II w " c,,1,ls- Hthma. cr . nrwii HKlllLU moi.ia or comumptivn to write UB. "Are you the man who used to Piso's Cure for Consumption is an infal American Lun 4 lialin I’ad Co., Chattanooga, write articles about ‘How to live on Tenn. lible medicine for coughs and colds.—N. Ten Dollars a Week’?” asked the W. .S amcel . Ocean Grove, N. J., Feb. 17, A Pekin Musicale. caller of the pale gentleman with the 1900. From the pagoda of the late Prince bulging brow. Li Sum Whot we heard strains of Very Probable. “I am he,” responded the pale and weird tnusic. gentleman. Teacher—What led Columbus to strange Turning to the guide we asked: "Well, say, won't you give us one conclude the world was round. “What causes that peculiar melody?” on 'How to Build a Thousand Dollar Bright Boy—Well, his experience “Why,” he explained, “that is one Cottage on Five Thousand Dollars’?” with it proved that it was anything of our soldiers playing on his loot.”— —Baltimore American. but square—Boston transcript. Baltimore American. Hood's Sarsaparilla CASTOR IA The Kind You Have Always Bought bis former companions. I lie ill-feeling grew out of the distribution of iuvita- t’ous ill which the trio was Innoeeutly ignored. No explanation would eon vine« the young uieu that tlie slight was not premeditated. "I will huve the young woman write each of you a personal iuvltnti. n If you say so.” the prospective bridegroom volunteered. “1 want you to feel that it was all a mistake.” The three shook their bends dolefully I and insisted that the bride be spared the annoyance. •‘We won’t be there.” said one of them, with a wink that told of a plot In contemplation, “but we will be rep resented all right.” The young man about to be married gave little heed to the covert threat of ills friends. Upon ariving at the young woman's house on tlie day set for the wedding the bridegroom was greatly annoyed at the discordant sounds that came from four handorgans that were ranged along the opposite curb. He thought that they had been retained by a politi cal club in the neighborhood that had planned for a rally that evening. Their real purpose dawned upon him when, upon emerging front the church with ills new-made bride leaning on his arm. he descried the quartette in a promi nent place near the carriage. It was no time to cause a disturbance, so the youth passed on. swallowing bis Joy and indignation. The serenade was continued at the bride’s house. A policeman was sent for, but the operators displayed city li censes and could not be dlstttrlted. At the depot they reappeared again, but on the last demonstration their employers stood beside them. As the couple mounted the steps of the coach a cheer came from the three who had sent their "representatives.” It is needless to say that the bride and groom continued on their way. never turning to wave adieu to the young men who bad accomplished such a mer ciless revenge.—Chicago Chronicle. WILL too BE USED AS A HOSPITAL. Francises Mansion of the Collis P. Hnntinaton. Late T«£ STM OF STARS JOHN POOLE, Portland, Oregon, Foot of Morrison StrooC STEEL Can give yon Fuggic. flow.,. Win mills and Machinery. See STAR the best bargains in hollers and Engines, Pnmnt an 1 General us before buying. WIND I __ ________________________________ . MILL. 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