WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN, FRIDAY, JULY. 13, 1900. the mimm AT TIEN TSIN Chinese Attacked Allied forces with Great Vlgcr. A RUSSIAN COMPANY BADLY CUT The Japanese Array Prepared to Do Valiant Service A Long 'Jam- , paiffn Is in Prospeet. -LONDON. July 11. No ajithentle news from IVkdi, Is still the burden of tbe dispatches from the East and. although tbe disposition Is to lielieve the optimistic reports from Chinese Bounty, no real confidence Is HssIble until the legations are permitted j to communicate with their 'overnnionts. According to a Che Foo dispatch, tbe fighting around Tien Tsin on July 3d and 4th. was the Everest j'et experienced. The Chinese had 35,liOo men attacking simultaneously from the north, east and west, and made excellent practice with over loo guns. The defenders numliered 14.O0O. with scant supplies, .and it was only the presence of the newly arrived Jaimu ese and Russian guns that prevented a disaster. One Russian company1 of Infautry. numlering 520 men. had 115 killed or wounded. Tbe German cou-i tingent also Buffered heavily nnd the British casualties were thirty. ' ' ; j On July Oth, the Chinese-renewed tbe attack ii'ion Tien Tsiu. with two batter leu of 4-tncb guns, but tbe allien, aided by two of Her Majesty's ship Tcrrible'a puns, succeeded In silencing the artillery after eight bourn of lights lag. j I THE JAPANESE A It MY.' i Loudon. July II. The CJie Foo cor respomlent of the Express, telegraph ing yesterday tTucsdayl, says: "The -Japanese force is equipped with tbirty j lx heavy mortars and 120 field gnus, -and has fiontoon and talIoon ; sec tions. It is. eXieeted either Marshal Nodzu or Marshal Oyaiua will take command The plan of campaign 0011 template operations extending over two or three yean. " 1 A further force of 13,f0 inen will le landed at Taku a week bcuce,'and lO.iMMi additional soon afterward.. Be fore the rainy season is well advanced. Japan exects to have "3.hio troops in China. ' - , , . ; j " "These formidable preparations are Viewed with great distrust by Gr tuauy, Russia and France." - j ! - A1CE THEY SAFE; ' . Wasbiugioii. Jury,. H. The fllw lug otticial lisitteh was revived here loiiiubt from China: f ; -Che Fto, July lO. Secretary i of Sta te .Washington: The . Sluui Tung Governor -wires, .he has reports tlaitHl July '4th that all legations in IVkin "Iftife, exeept the German. tSIgmtl.) Fo wler, consul." NO REPORT. " Washington, July 10. -Secretary Ing said touight. there was not a word f news for the press from China, but tluit he exieeted some tomorrow., FATAL C0I1ER EXPLOSION. - -- i SEVERAL WORKMEN AT ASTOR IA LOSE THEIR LIVES. Oil Works Near That-City Destroyed Resulting In leath to. Workmen J ., Employed There. ! ASTORIA. July 10.--The explosion of a Imiler in Dt Force's oil works near this city, this evening. resulte-I In the death of Jack Shaw, an employe and fatal Injuries to Eugineer Moore. Cliris Reutz, another employe who was In a loat alongside t!e factory; Is missing and is Indfevetl to have lnen blown from the lsiat by tlie tm mrssioii and drwnM. The nt-idiit is said to Ik due to a defective Inki er. The factory is totally destrtjyetl. A LATKR REPORT. j Astoria. July 10. Engineer Moore tiled at the hospital tonight. AliiHKSt at the same hour of the ex plosion at the DeForee oil factory, M r. De Force's hamlsome residence, oer thret miles distant on shore, caught fire ami burued to the ground. : ' I ASSASSINS PLAN WORK. ! PLOT DISCOVERED TO MURDER . PHWkUfll.'VT U'K'IVI l"V t Spanish and CuIkiu Conspirators Be- trayeu by an-Accomplice-t.uaru-i ed by Ietectlves. NEW YORK, July 11. The World today says: . ! A plot to assassinate Pnsideut Me Kinley has been frustratetL It was tncoctel by a group of Spanish and Cuban conspirators, . who had , head quarters In New York. ; Oue of the plotters .weakeued and rent "a warnlug letter to a menilier; of the National Republican committee. Detectives are now guarding the Ires- THEY WILL FIGHT. New York, July lO. Two heavy weight boxing matches, lietween first iblass pugilists, were" arranged today to take place lief ore the repeal of the Horton boxing la wf which goes Into effect the first day of Sept emlier. Tlie first match will lie August loth." be tween FltszJmnious and ius Rnhlin. who recently tlefiited Sharkey, and the second will lie between Fitszim nions and Tom Sharkey about August 25th. ' - ; . WHEAT HAS SUFFERED. Spring Grain Makes a Bad Shewing . ; In the Dakotas. G j - - ' Washington. July 10. The returns to the department of Agriculture show a further decline In the condition of winter wheat during June, it being S0.1 ou July 1st as compared with 82.7 June 1st, and a ten years average of 7!.ft The average condition of spring wlieat 1 55.2. as compared with 87.3 on month ago. and a ten years aver age of 4$JU. i The condition In Minne sota baa fallen to 48; In South Dakota to 44. and in North Dakota to 30. The condition of spring and winter wheat, combined. July 1st, was CU.8, against 7C.2 a year ago. The amount of .wheat In the hand of farmers July 1st la estimated at 51,o00,0t)0 bushels, or an equivalent of 0.3 per cent of the crop -of 1 SOO. GOLD FROM THE NORTH. THE ST. PAUL BRINGS NEWS FROM CAPfe NOME, t Martial Ijw Declared to Prevent law lessness Disappointed Gold : -Hunters Return. ' SAN FRANCISCO. July 10. Tbe steamer St. Paul arrived tonight fron St. Michaels. Alaska, with news that martial law had been proclaimed -at Caie Nome. The St. Paul brought $1,500,000 In gold. consigned fo the Alaska Commercial Company, and fifty passengers. The necessity for mar tial law arose out of the jumping of mining claims, and other acts of law lessness. . ; . , The SL Paul also reports a "great many rases of smallpox and typhoid fever at Nome. Among the jiasseu gers from Cape Nome fhere wer some who returned disappointed These report about 30.000 men there, many of whom are unable to find em ployment. They say many Will re turn by the next steamers. BROUGHT DOWN GOLD. " Seattle. Wash.. July 10. The steam er City of Seattle returned from Alas ka this morning, with $000,000 gold. J KLONDIKERS RETURN. Victoria, .11. C.July 10. The steam- i.r ( Vittn ft f'lttr nrrirtxl tnihir liriilir- Ing a number of Klondikers and $3oo, - m Mi In gold. SlPPtltS FOB SIX MOVTUS. Semi-Anuual Openlng'of Rid at the - State I'eultentiary A wards" Will Sion Made. tFrom Daily Statesman. July 11.) : At 3 o'ebs-k 3'esterday afternotn, Suierintudeut J. I. Iee, of the state eiiileutiary, tiened bids for furnish ing that Institution with supplies for the ensuing six months. The awards are not made. In grtss eoutrnets, but rather by item, according to sample and figure submitted by t lie .wpeetive I dders. For this reason the totals of some of ilie bids was not giv?n. The awards will be made within r few days. , TIjc proposals submittetl were is Uh lows: . ' . Dry Gootls Meier & Frank 'Co., of Portland. : . . : ' . t .MeatSteuslon! Bros.. $7.13 per 200 pounds;! K. C. Cross. $7.10. Flour Salem Flouring Mills. $MlS: Itolwrtson Krs of Turner. f2.a: V. K. McAllister, of Enger Mills, $2.7. Plumbing Supplies Knox '& . Mur phy. $:2VSO. Woolen (;oods Thos. Kay Woolen Mill CtC f 1.25 per yard for suiting; '.,2 cents for shirting. ' "r :;r : - I' ish J. A. Taylor, salmon (not speci fied O cents; halibut, G cents; G. Steln er, chinook' salmon, 10 cents; steel heads. 10 cents; silversides. 8. cents and bluebacks. 7Vac; halibut. CM,c. Drugs C. W. Putnam, $210: D. J. Fry, f 21 7.24 ; F. G. Haas, $ 194.73. ; bid not yet -omputed. Ieather and Findings Bpeyman leather Co.. of Portland. Groceries Bids received from Ford & St (Kikes, of Astoria; John Hughes. Harritt & Lawrence and Weller Bros., of this city. These bids have not Ihh'U canvassed or the samples examined. ; The Isianfof trustees for the insane asyntm yesterday afternoon opened the bids for tlx supplies recently adver tised for. There was a large mass of bids, and a force of clerks were set at work to segregate. the bids, but it will lie se'veraF days lef ore the proposals will lie tabulated, Hud the contracts awarded. ' , x v 1 WASHINGTON J ? CORRESPONDENCE S HAMiiMnUN. I. t'.. July Ji. i:n- cle Sam has ordered nearly five billion postage stamps for use during tlie fis cal year which has just lieen begtin. Tliese will le preparetl at tlie Bureau o' Printing and Engraving and sup pneu to tne I'ostomce iieimrtnieut as they are neNiei. Aico:diiig to do nomitrations, the stamps required are as follows: , 1.07.lJSl,ooo one-cent stamps;- 3,b!.S3l.tK twos; ; 34XsK.fH)0 threes. 35.5t'MM'MH: fours. tr2.2t.OOi) fives, 0.SH0.0OO sixes, K.80tK00 eights 2.KHMKM tens, 3.5O0.00 fifteens. 7MsM) fifties. 4t .00t ) oue-dollar stamiis, 3.x two-tlollar stamps, and 4.0tiO five dot lar stamps. Of the ten-cent special delivery stamps. 7.850,000 were asked for. The isistage due' stamiis tskel for are ii.5oo.tKio ones, 14.150.(MM twos, 500.1M) threes, lMlO,0t)0 fives. 2.000,000 tens. 4.000 thirties and 2.000 fifty-cent stamps. jsenaior woieott. wno nas tnst re turned to this city, has lieen notified of his apiMilntment to inform tlor. Roostvelt of his nomination as Vee 1 rtident. and will perform that duty on July 12th at Oyster Bay. The Colo rado Senator will arrive at Nev "ork City, on the evening of July 11th, where be will meet tbe other memiiers of the Notification Coniinit tee. The next morning they wil go to Oyster Bay and discharge the djty which they have lieen designated to x rform. As soon as the. necessary authori zation can lie obtained from Spain, a lioard of naval officers wll exam lie the Ms floating dock taken over to Havana just before the war and still retained In.SpauIsu ownerl.ip. Com mander Luden Young will ' lie presi dent of the board. Tin comnuinlant of the rensacola nary yard has askel that the dock lie sent to that tstahlih tnent. He points -out l he advanttges of the station and the value of hating the Havana dock transferred to that place. It may lie senT to Km Joan. Porto Rico, however. Tu board will report upon the condition of the dock, which may be-too badly orrred to be useful. In which event It will not be purchased by tbis govern trieut. v Designs for the DuiTalo Pau-Anieri-can exhibition exjiwif Ion , iosJage stamps have leen subinl'.ej, to Assist ant Secretary Vanderllp f be '"reas-ui-y for bis approval. Tb.y are oblong In shape, similar to the WrlJ Fair and Omaha exiositin f-:aiups, cud will lx irinteJ !u denomiiuttljus and two colors at special ieiuet of the exposition promoter. sH-.nded by the Postofiice DepirTm.nt. ( On the one-cent stamp will le an engraving of a large: lake ytea;nsii!;x nn the two-cent a railroad trap wiil apn-ar coming ttearly head on. tno tlwe nt will le a picture o1! jin jmcino lile Alout a billion in all will !e printed.', ? '?-.-.-". . '.;...',. -f- Forty million dolLtrs worth of man ufactures i were r exportwl from this country last notith v ami V ?A" WtxotH) worth of manufacturers material was fiuportetl. This w a hlglMT record Iwlli in exMH-tatioti and importation of i:;tnt,'aetuj'ers uuitirial. ti-ti ;to ever made in acj prewding month'. In the history of onr fo-eign eemmerce. This as!ims a , roI; oxporrat;o!i of mancfacttires In t h ' lis4al year 000 of.fully 42Tm and an iiu na tion of mauufaerureis ir'Hteriais of 4s:4MtM0O The full effect of 1 no German antl incat lw wiJi i t -f felt ry her' ously for nb:iit: :u? udcss tun derma n gvrtiti.:t cU-ci4Us to at. tra ril v abrog 1 1 its i rr-i t Ics w't h s number of -tb! E'trix-u eouMrHt1. This can lx d ci of t.tii- but the more u.-utal p-'i.lur is lo ter."i-nte them lwUg."e e,-it aul tlt.s au-i,; 1h accomplisheil In some cases for quite a while. Consul Worman writer from Munich to the Stale Department that Grmany lias n oiiiunrial tresity with Italy jerm!ttiit4 me en try "of Kiich goods, which cannot b al rogatsl ttutil tpv end. when the trade eomptet with AusUla-IIuu gary, Ii'lgiuui, Swr.ze-lfiil, Kuss-a, 1 Komnanfa. Servia, anditaly wll Ur minate. Tbe UnltM Mates-ii', ol of course, send its via on t'.t -an other of these t-ouiitries. j , ! Grave iinju.stle Is lieiiig cone : to I'erry Ilea tit. First Assistant J .-iraster-tjeneral. by coutiuual temrts that he jwlll '-sm' resig.i foni the lMstofhe Iep:ii-tiu"nt 'on r.eoiut of the Neelj' scainlnl. It is probable lhat Mr. Heath will i-esig-i end res,uce bis connection W'i Ii tlie itepnttiicau h:t tioital committee tlie latter jiart of July, not iM-a.ise of anything i'luit has occurred in ; tnitfi,- b'tt i N-cause bis servifs in 'lie auo ttgu f lnl -vcre so valuable ihat ioey wa-ti l"m J'ain He will serve as s-t-retarx of the western branch of the national cwi- mittee- ?' ; The S':ir Dep t'tn ut is recetv'ng every day dozens of letters from Indl viueais ; ami trgimm!ons onermg tneir services in ca-se of war with China. It may l-e sjtid f-r getjen.l Miiormaitou. inai tnere is only one answer ' ixxssible. By the act ot March 2, IStK), the I'resident was authorized to raise a force of uot more man i..iJKJ Volunteers, which volunteer, force "shall continue In ser-1 vice only during the necessity there for aud nor later than June fJO. PJOV ana ,ry the act or April 22, lWiS , the oluntet-r army of tb- Uuiie. SSates can be malutaineil only duriug the estenee of war. and shall le iisetl and oriranizexl "ontv, nfttr Cniiff hm has authoHzetl tlie President to raise such a force or to calljnto ihe actual service of the I nitetl States the mill- tla of the st-yeral states. Thus there ll ,T afi'tiior Tt J to;accnt any such offers and there can lie no such only If Congress so legislates.' The stiri'IuK for the government" for the, fiscal year just closed proves to is ri?.i.n i. ine receipts were ?.sw.i,s.!4S and the expenditures $4.S7.75!.171. The monthly statement shows that total rctipts for June were $.il.4.'15.832, and the exenlltures .i:40.i;7;. leaving a surplus for tlie montn of 17,N!.,1.!. ror the fiscal year that has just ended the coinage executed t the l nitea Mates mints amounted fo lS4.;2l.7!a pieces, valued at 141,301. :a. a follows: (Jold. 7,52,7S phws valuetl at $107,!7,11(; silver 75.350,- 2.1 pieces valued at -$31,121,833; mi nor coins. 101.30l.753 pieces valued at 2,243.017. In MHi the total numlier if piet-es coined was 122,270,045, and the value ?13f.855,i75. . tiirkt; times was enough. Welister Did Not Propose to Square ins Accomit a Fourth Time. Daniel Webster careless In business not seem to .;now the ,-alue of mon- ey and scattered it about with a lav isn nand when he had it and Isir rowed It when he con hi. An Incident illustrating- tlie first mentioned trait of his Is related. On one occasion a man presented a bill to him for-ay- UH'Ul. . i i "Why. s:iil Welister, "I liave that bill tK.fore." paid ne neightsir asstiretl him that he was mistaken. ah right. then; call again in , the morning ami f will settle with you." As soon as the man was gone Weli ster culled his mm Fletcher ami told mm 10 iook over ins papers and see If lie could not find a receipted bill. To the surprise of both, two ro-oioti bills were fouud. showing that fbeMhere." I '!" bill had lieen paid twice. Welister put SOME PLAINT FACTS. i ue reeeipis iu his K ket and sjild I uoimug. i Iu tlie morning the neighlior return- ed lor the money. Welister took his seat under the old elm and ordered I trijfiif ut iinng out toe decanter. Fill- Ing the glass to the brim, he hnndml it io ine man and told him to drink, -eiwer meu iiegan; I lr- Uank. do you keep lxmksr i ne man assuml him that iu it,iln not. x .-ii i liuuiu no vise von to ii n " saiti v cosier, and. uuninir nn .f n,a ! ,., . ' . -" ..-.,.H ui m iHHKei, uatuied u to I hi in. The ; ram was coveriMl with nnfn. d rrriL j v., - - w w "till I oerter get a look keener who nruior. I Htand double entry' at the sanhvat nas s X t, I ma hn. n 1,! - . - I "-. L,rptrIW . to iy this bill Just onece more, but I I ' runiri . X H III frklTUT loll t ' . ; ' "When yon see n man carrvlnir an nmbrella," said PeeaL "It dence. "Sometimes It means dishon esty," . said Yegal. Pblladelnhia Itee- onL ' ' " . - - : - KIIIG JOHII illiD THFI1BBE8S AN BLr WORLD ST01Y WITH A SEW WORLD MORAL. The story carries us ttack toi feudal times and has been cleverly done Into verse: ;"...' " - ; V ." ' j ' r ' ' I "-:' "King John and the Abbesa Ana. Walketl in the garden one day , When he cunningly sought to prove .. her : - 'i ,i ..: Anil all of her nuns In gray." 1 - -Gootl Mother," said the king. You are shut in here In solitude and peaet. Bat tell me, do the waves of worldli uess which break against the high con vent wall send no dash of spray alsrve It 8 top? Are there na dreams. of lave or ambition that creepy past all your convent guards and nest in these maid en liearts?" ..:. i' .: , i .. I ' "Just then, high over tlie garden U Tliere flew to the wide free land ; 1 A bird, and Cue Abliess Ana i f ; 1 1' Followed Its flight with her hand. : t . ''. '""' . ' i't.-' - . j -"We cannot hinder the passing Of the wild winged bird o'erheatl. But well we can keep'lt from building Its nest In the gardeni," she said. ; A wise' woman was the Abbess Ana. No walls can shut tliie human heart away from thoughts which are. bom of its very humanity. Bnt ho evil thought can dwell ami breed In the human heart unless Its presence Is tolerated and encouraged. So inucli for the old world story. Now for j f THE NEW WORD MORAL , When the germ tlieory tyis first talked alwut iKHple lngan to live ' iuj fear of these inlinitesjmal orgauismsj land the publicwas imnuHliately offer- n1 "germicides and j "germ , destroy- line" metlieines as a nrotectlon. But it Ih.ts hwh .nlmwn that utr vis tmnosMihla lo evade the germ. ' It Is everywhere; In the -air, the water, the soil. ; It is in the food we eat, the; books we read. the money with which . we buy, and selL : "BacterIa exist s eterywhere.: says a scientific writer, "Except where I the temperature Is almve that of boil i s t.... a .i ; , , ant in rich fertile soit in stagnant or polluted water, and la tlie air of large ritles. The more dangerous, disease- producing specie, snch as those which (,,1So cholera, tyihoid fever, inaiaria, meningitis, etc., are tfhiefly spread bv polluted water. Those species which cause scarlet fever, diphtheria, tnber- culosis, erj-slpelas, ti'are borne on the air and In infected food material.f "Bacterioljjy shows that the average grade of milk distributed to consumers in large cities often, con tains as high as eighty million germ to the cubic Inch." f M: : What escape Is there from the ererm? There's no mountain j top inaccessible to it. A man "locked tin In steel" would be unarmed against the germi. No walls are high enough ri thick enough; to shut it oht. We eat and drink and breathe knowftig to a cer tainty that we-are taking into tlie sys--teni germs of foul and fatal diseases. But Nature has safeguarded ns from the germ by giving R no power over those who do not invite its nieolir.u by physical weakness. fVe can't keep the gernt out. We can keen ft fmn. making a breeding place of our liodies. now? . . i i r j By keeping tin the bhvsic.il strength- j was notoriously r'5" k'l,i ,4," Woiitl pure and leuti matters. He did ' In a Iroractetl epidemic of dis- east. nurses anil (liatnrti rn -..l r- rnTl victims until the epidemic is neaJi its close. Then, often, they are- stricken. They luive weakened themselves with work. I hey have t bail Irtsnfticient sleep. TlK'y have ehten Irregnlarlv. Anx4ety and excitement! have Inlui-I- tuisly affectetl the digestive and nutri tive process and col la use conies -i It's the same In eV4'ry ordinary case of disease as in thf epMlenric. : The germ of tuberculosis, may be received a thousand times and cast out bv the vigonins Issly. Soimjt day when the! failure of the digestive and nutritive proeesses has hvwered the vitality of the Is.tly and imiMiverished tlie IiUnkI t?pplj, the germ finds a weak, sj nf and. so to speak. Hiuilds. its iiesit lliere are thousands ami -fens of ttbousiinds of men aiud women Y who have lyen brought n l from the lowest physical coudition to the highest by Dr. Pierce's Golden ledieal Discov- ery. From weak, miserable sufferers. emaciated, eoiiirhlm with bleeding tif the Jungs even. they have Isn-n brought up to vhrorius. healthr lift. and thejr testify thatj they never knew ht iir u-. m.tii I , What . Is "Gnhlen I tMi:.w,i i rvr . ' ii ta a mflii:iiu. - of the stomach and organs of diges- tion and nutrition. But what has a pnediciue for the ?. uuku lung, or KT - I 1 E. i - - - .: - a !., i,t . 3 " ; - w"h ''uags,the i,rt, the liver and . . . ..... ,M . . w m, it t,.-. ,1 - : Iia - hnH mr ) . - - t Ioa f n organ which makes it posi- ble for the germ to find a loilgment In It. . : The stomach has leverythlnir lo do with diseases-of lungs. : heart, liver or any other organ, and Dr. Pierce's Gol- den tMlical Diseorery has everything to do witlreures of di'asel hiugs ills eased liver, diseasetl ' heart, ' diseased kidneys, etc., because it cures through the stomach diseases which have their origin lh a diseased condition of the stomach aud other organs of digestion and nutrition-' . ..!-. "' , ' .'--.J.i'y i ON THE WITNESS STAND Every claim made for "Discovery" Is capable of overwhelming proof. It is never lalmel for this nttHlicine that It will do anj-thiug which It has not al ready done, thousands of times. ' "For over a year I was r troubletl with such a cough and a pain. In my chest that I could not rest at night." writes Onier J. Sennet, llq., of . Fvauk liu. St. Mary's Par., La., care of Mr, j. w. Foster. 'l 'thought I had 'con sumption. I tried cough mixtures ami other patent medicines, but they did me no good and t was falling away all the time. until I. began taking Dr. Pierce's Medical Discovery and' "Pleas iiut I'cllcts. The first isittle made me leel letter. so I tok eight Isittle's, and now I feel like another man." ; i There's a great deal of talk alont ?'blootl-making melicines. . No meli- ciue can make a drop of blotsl. Blood is made front fooil. Bhssl Is the; life fluid, but that life fluid-depends on food for tlie elements where wit ii tlie vigor ami vitality of the Issly are sus tained. : For this reason "Golden Med ical Discovery" has a wonderful effect in increasing the quantity and Improv ing the quality of tbe bloodj-beeause It stri'iijjthens the tligestitm and increases tbe -nutritive and assimilative isiwers. It Is only as food Is ierfeetly digest ed ami properI.v assimilated that, It can furnish -the elements neethti ; by tbe blood to build up. tbe Issly. "r "Golden Med leal Discovery" heals diseases of tlw organs of digestion and nutrition which prevent The proper digestion and perfect assimilation of . food. When the 'stomach and tllgestlve and nutri-tive'syst-eiii is rstretl to health, . the natural result Is an Increased supply of rich, pure .-, blood.' - Some 'remarkable ceres of . .blood' diseases have ; followed the use of tlie "Discovery." I feel it my Iuty to inform you of my ' wtinderful cure from the use 5 of jocr medlcitie.'Twrites Mrs. E. H...Mc-- 1-nin. 'of Meretlosla. Morgan Co.. 111. "In 1KS1 -a place alsiu't the sixe of a silver dime broke out on my-scalp and it kept spreading until it went nil over my head.: It pained a great deal and ran, and we tried a great many dw tors -and all, kind of imtent medicine; but none did ;auy good. So it went on tjiitil 1800 and I was taken. sick and lay alioqt ten weeks." I was in a very weak condition ami I was recommend ed to try Dtietor Pierce's Golden Med ical Discovery. ; I took aliout six lst tles. I think, bout tliree lsittles of medicine I took for my weakness, not tbiftking of it helping me hi any other way. ami I feel so : thankful that I don't know bow to express my thanks for the cure -of my head. . 'I am now In my tiSth year and am very strong. ? , . ; - . ; Dr. Pierce's theory is that disease of the stomach and allied organs of diges tion ami nutrition. Is the fruitful cause of diseases of -heart. lungs, liver and kidneys, ami these diseases originating in the stomach are cured through the stomach by the use of "Golden Medi cal Discovery. Tin proof of the sound ness of this theory lies iu the variety and multiplicity of tlie. cures of "Gol den Medical Discovery." and the fact that the whole,' physical tone Is at once elevated by Its healiug and strengthening power. "Your medicines have t'one so much for me that I cannot thank you enough for "advice a nd .'kindness shown me." writes Mrs. Warren E. Parker, of Orange St.. Nantucket. Mass; "Three 3 ears ago I was taken sick with what the doctor 'called nervousness and indi gestion. He gave me .medicine for the trouble, but 1 could not even -.eat a lit tle toast or oataneal without sufferim- severely, i reft hungry but hardlv . ...... da ml eat anything, in a few months I Isgan to have distressim? hiii tiKui in rue pu or my stomach. After i ne uisiress passed .. a way .... It-would - ii.v moiii;teu so s ire mat I was oliligetl to lie in lied several days.' I called, tlie doctor again and he r.: hi I I .1 1. tr . . , n;m .11.11111 ti iMomacu; gave ine medicine but it .did not do any good. I iost - imhihos in three months. At last I was so bsid tluit I thought I was beyond help. One of my friends loan ed me jn Pieu-e Common Sense Medical Adviser-to read, and when I read that many iicople had lieen curetl by his iiitHliciiies I made up my mind to write tti hi ni, nltluiugli 1 was so lwid I diln"t think there .was any help ftir tne. 1 wrote and Mated my case and re ceived a prompt retrty. lie told me had indigestion, associated with a tor pid li-er, and he advised me to take his 'Golden Medical Discovery and al so ins -reliefs,' if const incited. I com tueneed taking his medicines Immedi ately, and stsitt lgan to fHl lietter. I have taken six Uittles of 'Golden Med ical Discovery, two - of 'Favorite lre- scripf ion, ami six vials of Dr. Pierce's. Pellets. I have gained ten iiounds, Am at ile to do all my work and have not had a distressing spell for five mouths. Cau eat everything. I can not express thanks enough, for the good the' medicines have done me." If you are sick do not consider your case as hopeless until you have given Dr, Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery a fair and faithful trial. It has cured so many cases which have battled nhv- siei'tns. It has cured so often when the cnrt,Meui(Ml impossible. tIh, has cml tens of th.iusaiids of 'hopfhl, hflpha Ktple. Why should It not cure you? .-.There Is ho alcohol lit "Goblon-Medl eal Dis-.ivery and ir Is entirely " fr, J from tiplum. cocaine and irw all other narcotics. Persons .sufTexUig froiu disease"" n t-liroiile form an-riiivil"r to tinisult I r Pierce by Uter alistilutely free of tW or ciiarge. As older consulting i.UvKi ciau to the Invalids Hotel ami su'Jr. cal Institute. .Buffa-lo, N. Y'nnd hav ing a sstxiateil with him a mtHlical staff of nearly a score of phvsh i u.s, every man. a srHK la!ist hi some f,,, of tlisease, Dr. Pierce Is-able ofr " five advh-e which is absolutely with out prie, and ; : unattainable at ntiP" price excipt in large cities,' au,i ,t large Institutions ' conducted on li,, similar to .that of the Invalids Ib.M and Surgical Instilufe, of Buffalo Y. Write to I r. Pierce then wlthoat fear and without fee. All coi res, ence strictly private and sacredlv eon filentlal. Address Dr. R. ywx..' Buffalo, N. Y. ! Accept no substitute fr Dr. Picr.. Golden Medic al Discoverv. The oi.lr tt astm for sulwtitution Is the desire of some dealers to make an exciiv.. fit. What profits such dealers is a los to you. j " A GIFT FOR YOU. "Of making many Nsiks 'there is tlo end." But though the number of HH) is legioiu only here au.l tliere Is a UH,, round which is of iierinaiient value Such a IsM.k is Dr. IWh Cm, St ust. Medical Atlvlser. If ' ltitely Irw tin receipt of stainj.s to Zv exiiense itf niiili..r o . . ... 1 '' ; . " cni .sioiie- ccnt stamps for the cloth lM!!i.riN,k or 21 stamps tor the sain.. HH,k iu ' KWm" ,,r: .,!'v: Vi NEW IN ST A LLM EXT PLAN. A bridegroom ouc eanie to "uie- " ' mm to. iM-rf.i in t ... WHhffng ceremony, and Iter ail 'Ifc ie nai iMt-n thad brhlcgrtiom-eleet said franklv the "I tell yiu rigio now! thai I eni t pay all in one lump the I am pi; , mug to give you for' the1 !..i. i i .... had a cut in iy wagesj and l wt have the -3 to spare all' at one fil I II giie you a tpiarter after the wel ding, and then I'll t ome aiomi I to your house ev'ry Satimlav night an 1 pay you a quarter until I :it,i Hiiuare vith .yon. I -don't like this h. re Ket g.m tiiarrhil on the Installnieut ohm but if Is the Jiest I can tlo." Said a Southern minister: "One of the Ueerest fes I ever received was from a young negro bridegrtMim for whom i ,K.rforin,sl the wedding ceremony at mv own home At the close of. the ce'reti.onv, and just as the bridal party of jive or six were a 1 suit to depart, the bridegroom said: Yo will liml de lor yo kindness t.uf in a tti'nah td tie fKi'ch. sail.' I ftillowetl tlie -nartv out on the isircli and when tliev had gone tm their way I looked in a cor ner of the fMirch, . where I ToiukI a imlr of fine fowls tieI legs. They set up a lusty son.ni k .-is I picked them tin. The bri.W room .. had said as lie went down the steps mav iney were oh his own raisin . but I never-felt 'quite sure, of 'that." IS IT RIGHT For An. Editor -to Rcconmimd Patent Mctlicincs? From Sylvan Valley News, Brevrad, . N. C. It may Is a (pH-sfjoti whether (lie ed itor of a newspaH?r has the right! hi. puMU'Iy reiHimiiM'iid any of the various proprietary nuIieiites which tlixl the market, yet as a preventive of sufh ing we feel it a duty to say a gmnl ami Diarrhoea Remedy. We have, known ami used tliis iiledkine in .sir family for twenty years and "have nl ways found it reliable. In many caeii a dose of this remedy woukl save hour of suffering while a physician is await ed. We tlo not aielieve in ilejH'iidiiij implicitly on any medicine for a cure, but te do lielleve that If a Iiott.e of Chatmrki in's Diarrhoea - Remedy wer" kept on ha ml ami administered at tlw Inception or an attack much sutTering tnlgOt 1h? avoided ami in verv tiianv cases the presence of a physician would not lie required. At "list this has lieen our experience timing the past twtnty years. For s:ile by ii. Haas, Salem, Oregon. . PHYSICIANS IN GERMANY. The numlier of practicing physi cians In the German empire has iu ereasod during the last 13 years from 15.824 to 21,725, or 50.25 iwr cent. Dur ing the same period, the jMipulatioii has only increased 14 'icr cent.. In Pnissia. of Brjt military ami marine physicians, only 31 out of every PK now lieeomo practitioners. Korint-rlv. 57 out of every 100 left thelseiVM-e and entered general - practice, demon strating that the ranks of the general practitioners of medicine are lieconi Ing more ami more' crowded. The nunibor of mid wives is not increasing In comparison with the population. ...Germany had 11.013 suicides In 1SD7. a rate of 21 to BiO.ooo inliabitants. Tin rale for Prussia alone Is 20. that for Jibe province of Saxony 32 and for Nfulcskig-IIoIstein 33. while in Cath olic ami Polish ptisen It Is only 8. For Berlin the rate was 24. Iler voice was ever soft,' Gentle and low, an excellent thing in woma n. ! .- I --King A-ar.. CASTOR A Tor Infants and Children. 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