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A New Catarrh Cure, which is Rapidly
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Coming to the Front.
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For several years, Eucalyptol, Guaiacol and Hy3.

drastin have been recognized as standard remedies Kt-B 4

for catarrhal troubles, but they have always been K1-Q 7, mate

given separately and only very recently an ingenious Other

Q-B 7 ch Kt x KP, mate
Kt x R Kx Kt (must)
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Solved by M. W. H., University of Virginia ;
the Rev. I. W. B., Bethlehem, Pa.; C. R. Oldham,
Moundsville, W. Va.; H. W. Barry, Boston ; M.
Marble, Worcester, Mass.; the Rev. G. Dobbs,
New Orleans; W. W. S., Randolph-Macon Sys-
tem, Lynchburg, Va.; C. B. E., Youngstown, O.;
Capt. A. H. Gausser, Bay City, Mich.; Dr. J. H.
C., Chicago.

6oy (only): A Knight, Hillsboro, Tex.; the Rev.
S. M. Morton, D.D., Effingham, 111.; the Rev. J. G.
Law, Walhalla, S. C.; W. R. C., Lakeland, Fla.;
J. H. Louden, Bloomington, Ind.; W. H. Sexton,
Detroit; M. C. Brown, Brooklyn; 0. C. Pitkin, chemist succeeded in combining them, together with
Syracuse, N. Y.; Dr. H. W. Fannin, Hackett, Ark.; other antiseptics into a pleasant, effective tablet.
W. J. Leake, Richmond, Va.; G. P., Winnipeg,

Druggists sell the remedy under the name of
Can.; F. B. Osgood, North Conway, N. H.; the Stuart's Catarrh Tablets and it has met with remark-
Rev. G. W. Dame. Baltiinore.

able success in the cure of nasal catarrh, bronchial

and throat catarrh, and in catarrh of the stomach. 610 (only): L. R., Corning, Ark.

Mr. F. N. Benton, whose address is care of Clark
Comments (609): “A problem to marvel at. House, Troy, N. Y., says: “When I run up against
More difficult than some 3-ers. The avoidance of anything that is good I like to tell people of it. I
duals is superbly ingenious. Key no drawback have been troubled with catarrh more or less for
under the circumstances ”-H. W. B; “Quite good, some time. Last winter more than ever. Tried sev-
with several clever mates ; but on the whole be- eral so-called cures, but did not get any benefit from
low your standard ”-M. M.; "The key offends; them. About six weeks ago I bought a 50 cent box
but the mates are interesting "--G. D.; “Plain "- of Stuart's Catarrh Tablets and am glad to say that
C. B. E.; “Unusually obscure key"-C. H. G.; they have done wonders for me and I do not hesitate
“Remarkably fine"-A K.; "Easy, but unusually to let all my friends know that Stuart's Catarrh Tab-
interesting "-S. M. M.; “Key not hard to find ”_ lets are the right thing."
J. G. L.; "Ingenious in the manner the B is re- Mr. Geo. J. Casanova of hotel Griffon, West 9th
stricted to one square on the diagonal ”_W. R. C. street, New York City, writes: “I have commenced
"Fine, but not difficult "-J. H. L.; "The position using Stuart's Catarrh Tablets and already they have
of Black's Rooks is a study in utility "_W. H. S. given me better results than any catarrh cure I have

(610): Good key, and fairly good play. The near ever tried."
'try,' R-Q sq, has caught several expert solvers" A leading physician of Pittsburg advises the use of
-H. W. B.; “Meritorious. The placing of the R Stuart's Catarrh Tablets in preference to any other
on R 6 is quite ingenious, as is the way in which treatment for catarrh of the bead, throat or stomach.
the fine 'try,' R-Q sq, is cooked ”—M. M.; "A

He claims they are far superior to inhalers, salves, great problem in every respect, and very difficult lotions or powder, and are much more convenient on account of the numerous fine 'tries'"-G. D.; and pleasant to take and are so harmless that little * Most too mean and difficult to be deal Chess "--

children take them with benefit as they contain no C. B. E.

opiate, cocaine or any poisonous drugs.

All druggists sell Stuart's Catarrh Tablets at 50 In reference to 610, many of our old solvers were cents for full size package and they are probably the caught by R-Q sq. And it is not to be marveled safest and most reliable cure for any form of catarrh. at, as it requires some investigation to discover the reply to this.

In addition to those reported, Capt. A. H. G. got 607 and 608; Prof. J. A. Dewey, Wanamie, Pa., 607.

War and Chess.

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Lasker, in his lecture delivered at the Manhat. tan Chess-Club, said, among other things :

"Chess is the deepest of all games; it is constructed to carry out the principle of a battle, and the whole theory of Chess lies in that form of action."

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DA testimony to the analogy between war and Chess.

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TIIURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1860.

OLEAR "From the standpoint of military art and science

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Address, Northwestern Library Association, 5 & 6 Washington St. Chicago, Ills. (a) More usual and better is 4.., Kt to B 3.

The second player presumably desired to avoid Max Lange's Attack, 5 P-Q 4.

(b) Charousek retired at once the B-Kt 3, while Alapin and Marco proceed with Q-K 2. (c) The seductive P-Q 5 would not be advan

Light your store, church, home and streets with the tageous, as Black would play his 2 Kt over to the K side. If 7 B-K Kt 5, Black simply replies PK R 3, or he may play Q-K 2, notwithstanding that White then may temporarily crowd in his opponent by 8 P-Q 5, Kt-kt sq.

(d) No tangible advantage could be derived from the exchange of Queens. (e) Meeting the threatened 10 P-Q Kt 4, which

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lamp guaranteed. Send for circulars and threatened Q-K 3, followed by P-R 5. (1) Better than to move the King.

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STAFFORD'S (n) The game requires a great delicacy of treat. own nake. Sent anywhere ment. It is necessary for White's future plans to ON APPROVAL block the Queen's side.

50 in. long, 30 in w.de,

quarter swed oak (0) A splendid and profound combination. R

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throughout, letter

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document file, pigeon for one.

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CURES WHILE YOU SLEEP
(9. Any reliance on the KR P would be undue, and drops. Large,
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Don't fail to use CRESOLENE for the dis

tressing and often fatal affections for which THE score in the match, East vs. West, is: West

it is recommended. For more than twenty 47, East 42. Twenty-six games remain unfin

years we have had the most conclusive asished.

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