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An Old American Jockey.
Mark Ransom Walker lives at No. 81
Plane street, Newark, N. J. He is the
oldest living native American horse
jockey and trainer. He is 82 years old.
He was bprn in Dover, near Boston, and
rode running horses in races over 70
years ago. His father, who was a fa
mous horse trainer, taught him to ride
as soon as he could sit in a saddle. He
has blue eyes, regular features, gray
hair, mixed with a little browu, and a
small but compact figure. His hands
are palsied. "Ruunin' horses ain't what
they was when I was a youngster," said
Mr. Walker to a reporter, "for they
ain't got the bottom now to run three
an' four mile heats a couple of times in
one afternoon. Seventy years ago horse
men wouldn't give much for a horse
that couldn't stand two or three four
mile heats in a day. I'll never forget
the great four-mile race, best two in
three, heats of four miles each, between
the North an' South, which come off at
Craig's Point, near Boston, in 181-4. It
was a blisterin' hot day, an' clouds of
dust nearly hid the wagons and people
that crowded the road between Boston
an' Cambridge. Thousands of people
crowded round the race course. The
South had matched Watch Eye, a fine
bay horse, agin Sam Purdy's fast Little
John, a rattlin' runner. Rich planters
planters backed their horse with their
last dollar an' then put up their slaves
agin the Northern men. A little darkey
boy in a pink suit rode Little John an'
a white boy was mounted on Watch Eye.
Folks cheered like mad when the horses
was brought out. Little John won the
first heat by a length, an' he took the
second heat easy. The Northerners won
heaps of money. The next day Peace
maker, Revenge, and two other good
ones started in the three-mile race.
Arthur Hyde, of Boston, owned Peace
maker, an' the New England folks put
their money on him. The New Yorkers
an' Southerners backed Revenge, a New
York horse, Sam Purdy wanted Mr.
Hyde to let the darkey who won with
Little John ride Peacemaker, but Mr.
Hyde said he had a Yankee boy who
could ride. I was a little brown-haired,
blue-eyed lad then, an I had on a scar
let suit. In front of the judges' stand
Mr. Hyde lifted me into Peacemaker's
saddle, an' the Boston folks cheered me
till they was hoarse; Peacemaker knowed
me, an' I knowed what he could do,
'cause I had often rode him. Revenge
took the first and a brown horse the se
cond heat. Then I let old Peacemaker
out, an' I just slid right away from the
other horses, and won the next two heats
and the race. The Boston folks pulled
me from the saddle, carried me on their
shoulders, an' men pitched gold and sil
ver pieces into my cap, an' the women
kissed me. Bam Purdy an' Mr. Hyde
gave me nice presents, an' all the news
papers spoke about me. I was so light
then that the men passed me over their
heads on the track like a feather—l
weighed olily 5-4 pounds.
"I rode lots of 600 yards', half-mile
an' mile races after that," said Mr.
Walker, a satisfied smile playing about
his thin hps, "an' I always won. With
Calkin's Indian Chief, a fine black horse,
Balkin's gray mare. They was both fast
ones, an' the college students an' citizens
made big bets. Then y#OTe fellers
bought Decatur, from Commodore De
catur, of New Jersey, an' beat all Bos
ton's best horses. In 1816 The Pride of
the South, a famous Baltimore pony,
was brought to Boston under another
name to beat Indian Chief, an' Mr. See
ley, a great trainer, who owned Ameri
can Star, timed Indian Chief on the sly.
Then he an' his friends backed the
Baltimore pony. The race was for 8300
the horses to start on the score, the
dash being only a quarter of a mile. I
rode Indian Chief, an' when I saw Mr.
Hartwood, the starter, move his lips I
put the spurs to Indian Chief, who won
by half a neck. In 1816 Little John was
bought by Mr, Warren, who took him
an' 26 other runners to Halifax, where
he was to ship them to the West Indies
to run agin English horses. I was hired
to ride Little John. The English
wouldn't let Americans take racing
horses to the West Indies, so Mr. War
ren sold all the horses except Little
John and two others, which we shipped
to Kingston in the name of an English
firm. We was 31 days at sea, and got
to Kingston one day too late for the
races, but Mr. Warren sold Little John
to Major MeCrea, of the English Army,
and he beat every horse owned by the
other officers. I rode Cuban horses in
Havana for a while, an' then went to
Charleston, S. C., where I rode for
planters at the races in New Orleans,
Savannah, Macon, Raleigh, an' lots of
other towns. The planters sent for me
from every part of the South, an' I made
a heap of money. At a great race meet
in' in Concord, S. C., I rode the winnin'
colts, overweights, in every race for four
days. I rode an aged horse, full weight,
for a planter named Dingwell, who had
bet nearly all he was worth on the horse.
He had never won a heat or race. Every
body was surprised when I landed the
old horse a safe winner. Anothei match
was made for 8300, and there was great
excitement. The colored jockeys was
awful jealous, an' one of them, just as
the horses was scored, shouted : ' That
white Yankee won't win another heat or
purse on this track.' He then ran away.
I had the outside. In goin' round the
back stretch my horse fell like a shot,
an' I was picked up insensible. A white
powder had been scattered on the track
where the horse fell. Dingwell offered
$25 for the oapture of the darkey who
used the powder. All that night several
hundred darkies hunted for him in the
swamps, but he got away. I never
knowed what the powder was, but the
trick, was often played in the South.
One jockey was killed by it. It was hot
times OD race tracks in them days. I
saw men shot dead for not paying their
bete, and a duel was a common thing.
Tliem hot-blooded planters would shoot
as quick as a wink. In Charleston I
once saw 21 negroes hung together on a
gallows, an' 87 in one week. They had
planned to kill the white men an' black
women an' keep the white women for
"Nearly sixty years ago I came to
New York," continued Mr. Walker, "an'
folks was goin' wild over American
Eclipse, a horse that was never beat in
a four-mile race. He was a sorrel, with
a star, an' near hind foot white, 15
hands an' three inches high, an' had
speed, bottom and strength. He was
foaled at Dosaris, Long Island, on May
25, 181-4, and Giueral Nat Coles, his
owner, sold him to Cornelius Van Ranst
when he was five years old. Eclipse
beat Sea Gull, Flag of Truce, Heart of
Oak, Lady Liglitfoot ,*Bir Walter, Black
eyed Susan, Fear Naught, Slow an'
Easy, Dueliess of Marlborough an' Sir
Charles an' Henry, the champion racers
of the South, In the first race agin Sir
Walter, the four miles was covered by
Eclipse in 7:54, and in the second he
done the first heat in 7:58. In Novem
ber 1822, he was matched agin Sir \\ al
ter, a Southern horse, but the owner of
Sir Walter paid forfeit. Both the horses
ran one heat for 81,500 a side, Eclipse
winnin' with ease, makin' the first mile
in 1:45. Then Col. Bill Johnson, of
Petersburg, Va., matched Henry agin
Eclipse for 810,000 a side. That was
the greatest race between the North and
South. Over 60,000 people went to the
course on Long Island to see the race.
Billy Crofts rode Eclipse in the first
heat, an' Henry won it—the only heat
Eclipse ever lost. Sam Purdy mounted
Eclipse for the second heat. He was
dressed in red. The people cheered him
an' he made Eclipse win the race easily.
The Southerners were cleaned out of
money by that race. Eclipse's time was
7:37 in the first heat, 7:49 in the second,
and 8:24 in the third, so that fie made
the twelve miles in 23:50—a great per
formance. Henry carried 108 pounds
an' Eclipse 126, but he never ran agin.
I trained him once after that to race
with Bertraud, a horse from the South,
but Bertraud didn't show up. In my
opinion, no horse that ever lived could
beat Eclipse in a long race. Iu 1824
the New York Jockey Club took Giueral
Lafayette to Harlem to see Eclipse, an'
they took four military companies along.
I brought Eclipse in front of the hotel,
but the music of the band excited him.
The militia skedaddled when he jumped,
an' 'Then I put him in the stable Giueral
Lafi.yette made me go in the bar-room
an' drink a glass of wine with him. I
took charge of Henry in 1826 for Dr.
Livingstone, of New York, who bad
bought liim. Count Piper an* Lauoe
were matched, an' Sam Purdy took four
quarts of blood from Lance, so that
Piper might have a show to win. Piper
broke up on the home stretch, an' Lance
happened to lie near enough to win.
Lance an' Ariel, brother an' sister, was
both raised at Flatbush. Fashion an'
Boston had a great race on the Union
Course, an' Fashion l>eat the time made
by Henry and Eclipse. If I remember
right, Fashion covered the four miles in
7:324. Billy Gibbon, of Chatham, N.
J., raised Fashion. I fooled myself on
that colt, Billy* Gibbou wanted me to
train the colt ; but I had seen Billy on
the track so long without winnin' that I
refused, without seem' the colt. I wish
I had taken his offer. But my days are
numbered. Younger men are startin'
the ruuniu' again. It's the only race
worth lookin' at."
l.ift* in high Altitun***.
The greatest height to which men
have ever mounted is about five and a
half miles above the sea level, and the
balloonists who ventured on that experi
ment were very glad to come down.
Short as their stay in the upper regions
was, they were almost suffocated. The
cold so benumbed their hands that, had
they not taken the precaution to carry
with them chemicals for the production
of a little artificial heat, they would have
become helpless and lost tlieir lives from
inability to pull a rope and let out the
gas of their air-ship. The air which
they breath was too thin to support life,
and they felt all the sensations of partial
strangling or drowning. Of course any
labor at such a height was impossible.
The census shows that the elevation at
which men can live and work to advan
tage, and which they therefore generally
choose, is a very low one. The average
height of the United States above the
sea level is about 2,600 feet, but the ele
vation of the population is only about
700 feet. A height of 10,000 feet is con
siderable less than two miles, yet of all
the 50,000,000 of people in our country
enly 26,400 live at that elevation.
Not only men, but other animals and
plants as well, find the struggle of exis
tence harder as they rise higher. As
plants and animals diminish in number,
the means of supporting human life l ap
idly decrease, so that the upward growth
of population, so to speak, is checked
long before the cold becomec too severe
to be endured, or the air too thin for
breathing. The bulk of the little band
who reach a height of ten thousand feet
are miners, and could be nothing else.
More than three-fourths of the whole
population choose to live at less than
one thousand feet, or considerable less
one-fifth of a mile above the sea, and on
ly three per cent, of the inhabitants
make their homes at a height of two
thousand feet. If it were possible to
walk upward from the earth readily as
upon its surface, an ordinary pedestrian
in half an hour oould pass the limit at
which human life can be permanently
maintained, and in little more than an
hour he would reach a point where it
could not exist at all. If the builders of
Babel had ever scaled the mountains
beyound their native plain no miracle
would have been required to convince
them that their impious enterprise was
a waste of labor,
BAKI.EY FOR FEEDING. -In this country bar
ley is used mainly lor brewing; in Europe
aud Eastern countries it is fed to stock,par
ticularly horses. As compaired to oats it is
more nutritious and less heating. The
product of an acre of barley is of more value
as food for horses or other annuals than
the product of an acre of oats of equal
quality. The grain being harder when dry
than oats, it cannot be consumed so well in
a raw state, but if fed ground it should be
soaked in water or boiled. When ground
and fed in conjunction with cut fodder,
there is nothing superior as food for work
ing teams. Barley to keep the system
open and the skiu soft, Bo long as our
American farmers glow barley with no use
for it in view but mailing, BO long will it
be subject to extreme tluetuations in price,
and the business a risky and uncertain one
for the grower. But when the value of it
for feeding stock is realized the markets
will be stedier and the protlts of the crop
more certain. Many farmers grow both
barley and oats, the one to sell and the
other to feed. It would be wiser, if the
soil is gixal for barley—as most all soils
are—to grow a portion at least for feeding
purposes instead of oats. Ground barley
is an excellent food for fattening hogs.
We know from actual experience that
horses will perforate as much labor when
fed on barley as they do when fed on oats.
During the Mexican war all the grain that
horses and mules had from the time ! he army
left Jalapa for the interior was barley and
corn, but mostly barley. Cavalry horses
as well as those used for teaming purposes,
could not be in better condition than they
INSTINCT OF PLANTS. —The root consti
tutes the plant's mouth. Jt terminates in
a little sponge. The sponge driuks up
the moisture lrom tiie surounding earth.
Everybody has seen in the woods the roots
of some trees planted by the birds or the
winds in the crevices of a rock, wandering
down the sides of the great boulder in
search of nourishment. l)r. Davy tells ef
a case in which a horse-chestnut, growiug
on a Hat stone, set out its roots to forage
for food. They passed seven foot up a
contiguous wall, turned at the top, passed
down seven feet on the other side, found
the needed nourishment there which their
own barren home denied them. A yet
more singular instance of this search tor
fo-xi is related. A seed bad been droppdd
by one of nature's husbandmen, a bird, in
the decaying trunk of an old tree. It
sprouted, put forth rK)ts, branches and a
little stem. But its roots in vain sought
nourishment to the hearts of its dyim r fo ter
mother. At length abandoning all Lop jof
support from her, they pushed out noui
home to seek a liviug. They droped to
the ground, a distance of sixty or seventy
feet, and fasteuing there succeeded in se
curing an independent livelihood. As
time passed on the old trunk died, decayed
aud disappeared. The new tree remained
suspended as it were in midair, the roots
proceeding downward and the branches
upward from a point oqui-distaut between
EFFEOT OF Food ON c.ggs.—lt does not
require much if auy extra understanding
on the part of any one to really see how
the flesh of a fowl fed on wholesome food
and water should be better to tne taste than
those fed at random, aud upon all manner
of unwholesome food. This applies equal
ly to the eggs also. Any one can test this,
if he so wishes, quite easily, by feeding on
slop food, or food of an unclean kind, such
as swill and decaying cabbage. The flesh
of such fowls will quickly tuint, and eggs
will taste unsavory, at least to any one
with an ordiuay pala'e. Fresh air has
much also to do with this matter. No
flesh is tit for ihe table which is not allow
ed an unlimited quantity of pure air. if
any person of ordinary discernment would
consider the actual condition of highly stall
fed animal of Christmas and other similar
times of rejoicing, he would beguile easily
satisfied that although to look at, the stall
fed animal, which always lacks pure air,
is the fattest, yet its flesh docs not agree
with the stomach as does that of healthy,
ordinarily-fed animal. Some may say that
the extra fat does this. I say not, for I
have quite often kept account, and thought
I do not touch a morsel of fat, I was
troubled afterward with a disordered stom
ach, which never happened when I par
took heartily of ordinary tine beef, both
fat and lean.
SULPDCR is a good disinfectant in houses
and pig pens. Sprinkled on bushes and
vines, it does much toward pn venting
blight and mildew. Mixed with a liniewhite
wash and applied to the trunks and limbs
of fruit trees, it has a similar effect in
preserving their health and thrift. Flour
of sulphur used with a bellows early iu the
spring, when an ounce of prevntion is worth
a pound of cure, followed bp a repetition
of the process as circumstances will decide,
seems to be the general remedy for the
give a horse a nice tine coat, feed
him on any nutritious food, keep his skin
clean, brush and lub the hair thoroughly,
and often, keep him in a warm, comfort
able stable, and in unusally cold weather
blanket him. Blauketing will aid materi
ally in given smoothness to the coat. There
is no particular kind of food, drug or nost
rum that will give a smooth coat to a horse,
in the absenee of the above named con
ditions, and with them no drugs or condi
ments will be necessary.
CABBAGE is best given to poultry whole,
hung up by the stalk. At first it may not
be touched, but when one fowl begins to
peck at it the result will be temped to keep
on until little remains. Being suspended,
it does not waste or become polluted, and
it will remain in good condition to be
eaten at will.
ONE hundred sheep hurdled on one ncre
of land fifteen days will manure it sufficient
ly for four successive crops.
JTie Optogram. —Boon after Professor
8011, the eminent German physiologist,
made the discovery that images of external
objects remained on the retina of animals
after they had expired, it was suggested
that the eyes of persons who had been
murdered, or had otherwise met with a
mysterious death, should be examined in
order to see whether the last scene was not
impressed upon their retina. Borne clew
might in such a case be found to the cir
cumstances in which they had met their
fate. The question has been exhaustively
studied by Dr. Ayres in the laboratory of
Professor Kuhne, at Heidelberg. Upward
of a thousand experiments have been made
by him, but all with poor success. The
best results were got by exposing the eye
of a living rabbit, which had been desed
with atrophine, to a photographic negative
of Professor Helmholtz. aud on examina
tion the eye was found to retain an imper
fect optogram of his nose and slnrt collar;
but it disappeared in time, owing probably
to the renewal ot the visual purple by the
circulation of the living creature. To ex
clude this effect Dr Ayres held the photo
graph to the dissevered htad of a rabbit,
and though the image obtained was more
permanent, it was by no means distinct
enough to warrant auy hope of the opto
gram proving useful for the detection of
AN APK SOMEWHERE :—Skiggins who was
invited to the oouutry by a friend, who
wrote that lie wished to show him bi
apiary, wrote back to say he would go,
but that was no Inducement, for, much -is
he liked 4 ' animals of all kinds," lie didn't
care much to see a 41 cage full of mon
[LA Fayette Daily Journal.,
A ii \lon* to Kisu.
There's plenty of room up stairs, as
Darnel Webster said to the young lawyer
anxious to rise, but despondent of his
chance to do so; but no one need injure
himself eitlc r in climbing the stairs of
fame or those of bis own house or business
place. The following is to the point: Mr.
John Hutchinson, Snpt. Downer's Kero
sene Oil Works, Boston, Mass., writes:
Mr. I'atton, one of our foremen, in walk
ing up stairs last week sprained his leg
badly. 1 gave him a laittle of St. Jacob's
Oil to try. lie used it and an aiiuotl iu
stautaucous cure was effected
DOMESTIC FELICITY: — 4( It's hot you are,
winter or summer," said the snappish wife
to her drunken husband. 44 And it's scold
you are winter or summer," be replied,
with a malicious grin. 44 And it's school
enough for me all this time," thought the
young daughter, who was wishing tor hol
[Chicago Tribune ]
Thomas O. Thompson, Esq , the Mayor's
Secretary, who, some few days ago, slipi>ed
ou a banana peel and sprained his kuee,
writes that St, Jucob's Oil acted like a
' 4 WHERE is the island of Java situa
ted?" asked en Austin schoolteacher of
a small, rather forlorn looking boy.
44 I donno, sir."
44 Don't you know where coffee comes
41 Yes, sir, we borrowed it ready parch
ed from the next door neighbor."
For Bilious, Remittent and Inter
Or what Is more commonly term<l Fever and
A cue, with pain In the lotus and through the
back, and Indescribable chilly sensation down the
suine, an Irresistible disposition to yawn, pain in
the eves, wnich is increased by moving thein, a
blue "tinge in the skin, and great listiesaness and
debility, VKU riNK is a *afc ami positive reme
dy. It Is compounded exclusively from the Juices
of carefullv selected barks and herbs, ami so
strong.) concentrated that It is one of the great
est cleansers of the blood that is or can be
put together. VKOKTINE does not stop with break
ing Chill* and Fever, but It extends its wonder
ful influence into every part of the human system,
and entirely eradicates every taint of disease.
YKOVTINK pots NOT act as a powerful cathartic, or
debilitate the bowels and cause the patient to
dread other serious complaints which tuust inev
itably follow; but It strikes at the root of disease
bv purl tying the blood, restores the liver and
kidney* to healthy action, regulates the bow
els. and assists Nature in performing all the du
ties that devolve upon her. .
Thousands of invalids are suffering to-day from
the effects of powerful purgative nostrum*,
frightful quantities of quinine, and poison
doses of arsenic, neither of which ever have,
or ever could, reach the true cause of their com
works In the human system in perfect harmony
with nature'* laws, aud while it is pleasant to
the ta>te, genial to ths stomach, and mild in Its
Influence on the bowels. It is absolute In its action
on disease, and is not a vile, nauseous Bitters,
purging the invalid into false hope that they are
being cured. VKUKTINK is a purely Y egetahte
Medicine, compounded upon scientific principles.
It 1* endorsed bv the best physicians where its vir
tues have been tested, is recommended only
whore medicine is needed, and l not a 'na
ture of cheap whiskey Bold under the cloak of
Gives Health, Strength and
Mv daughter has received great benefit from the
use of VK.iBTiSK- Her declining health was a
source of great auxiet.v t<> all of her friend*. A
few b .tries of the . I.IKTINK restored her health.
Ktreii lb aiul apiM'tito. N. I. •*- r..*,
° ' lusurauce and Real Estate agent,
Yegctine is S>ld by All Druggists.
Malaria is a Unseen Vaporous
Poison, spreading disease and death in manv l<v
calities, for which quinine is no genuine antidote,
but for the effects of wnich Hostetter's Stomach
Bitters Is not only a thorough remedy, but a reli
able preventive To this fact there is an over
whelming array of testimony, extending over a
period oi thirty years. All disorders of the liver,
stomach and "bowels are also conquered by the
For sale by all Druggists and Dealers generally.
n DOES WWV9u
■wonderful If ill I
(liernine it act* on t lie LIVED, ROWELS |
t H and KIDNEYS at the same time.
I Because it cleanups the ay stem ef the poison- H
Wous humorn thatdevolope si Kidney and Url- I
BM nary Diseases, Biliousness, Jaundice, Consti. Cj
H| pat ion, Pilos, or In Rhoumatiain, Neuralgia, ■
rl Nervous Disorders and Feutalo Ceuiplainto. p|
SEE WHAT PEOPLE SAY :
B3 Eugene B. Stork, of Junction City, Kansas,
SB say*, Kidney-Wort cured lilin after regular l'hy- Itf
IMsiciana huh been trying for four yearn.
Mr*. Joint Arnnll, of Washington, Ohio, eoys^w
■ her hoy was given no to die bv four pi mlnf nt LJ
■■|ihvHieiansnnd that lie was afterwards cured by ■
Bdj 31. M. B Goodwin, nn editor In Chardon, OLIo Em
■ says lie was not expected to live, being bloated ■
pi Ijeyond belief, but Kidney Wort cured him. G
I Anna 1,. Jarretfc of South Salem, N. Y., eaysLJ
teven years Kulferlng from kidney t roubles
oilier eomplieulions was ended by the use of^fl
yy John B. Ijiwrenee of Jnckion, Tenn., suffered ■
■8 for yearn frem liver nnd kidney troubles nmH
IJ after taking "barrels of other medicines,"ll
|H Kidney Wort made biio well.
BH 3fiehal Onto of Montgomery Center, Vt.. |B
jj "Uir-rcd eight years with kidney difficulty and Eg
|H /as unable to work. Kidney-Wort mude iiitn ■
□ kidney diseases, y
Pf Constipation and Piles.
Km ISTIt is put up in Dry Vegetable Form In M|
Hi tin cans, one package of whicli makes six quarts Bl
|J of medicine. Also in Liquid Form, very Con-Ml
B® centruled, for those that cannot readily pre KdE
Wt#"/facts tc/ffi equal efficiency <n either form.uM
M GET IT AT THE DItL'GGISTS. PIUCE. SI.OO Q
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VEGKTINE. — When the blood becomes
lifeless and stagnant, either from change of
weather or of climate, want of exercise, ir
regular diet, or from any other cause, the
VKUETINE will renew the blood, carry off
ihe putrid humors, cleanse the stomach,re.
gulate the bowels, and impart a toae of
vigor to the whole body.
A PARISIAN enters a poor restaurant and
dines badly. In settling up,he says to the
owner: 44 Dear sir, embrace me." 41 Hum,
embrace you f" he says in astonishment.
44 Why, yes, for I really believe we shall
never see each other again.''
\oritilv. HI nil !
Not so fast my friend ; if you could see
the htrong, healthy, blooming men, woman
and children that have been raised from
beds of sickness, suffering and almost
death, by the use of ilop Bitters, you
would My 4 'Glorious and invaluable
W IIKN a Chicago little boy is bad, and
bis mamma orders him to stand in the cor
ner and, be edges toward the door, and re
marks. 44 Say ma, is it a corner in lard or
a corner in pork ?"
You have allow*.d your bowels to beoom*
hauuua.ly costive, your liver has become tor
pid. the same thing ails your kiuueya, aud
you aro just uned up. Now b* sensible, get a
package ut k duey-Wort. take it faithfully and
soon you will forget you've got any auoti
or ana, f<>r you will bo a well man.— Albany
THK worse a |>olitician is the greater the
fuss he will make when an accusation is
made against him. On the last day you
hear him declaring that Grabnel is making
a trumped-up charge.
Why Wear Planter*?
They may relieve, but they can't cure that
lame back, "for the kidneys are the trouble aud
you want a remedy to act ily ou their
secretions, to purify aud restore their healthy
condition. Kidney-Wort has tin t specific ao
tiou—a d at the same time it regulates the
bowels perfecilv. Dou't wait to get sick, but
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Pure blood makes sound flesh, strong Done
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lo make its Impression on tbe tystem.
One bottle contains more of the active princi
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Taken in Teaspoonful Doaee, while others re
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Only requires mlnnf** not hoors to re
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In from one to twenty minutes, never falls to
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Miners and Lumbermen should always be
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Ait remeaiai agents capatne or ucaunyimr oiw
by an oveidose should be avoided. Morphine,
opium, str chnlne, arnica, hyosclamus, and
other powerful remedies, does at certain times.
In very small relieve the patient during
their action In the system. But perhaps the
second dose, tf repeated, may aggravate a d In
crease the suffering, and another dose cause
death There is no necessity for usl ig these
uncertain agents whm a positive remedy like
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