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One Made by Nature - The Other by Marks
Read What He Says To A. A. MARKS, New York :
DIAR SIR: I wish you to know how many days the leg you made for mo worked during the year 1899. You see that It exceeds more working days of ten hours each than there are working days in the year. If you know of suybody with an artificial eg who as turned out more days' work'than I have firing á blg coal engine, remembering that I havo to walk two miles to work and two miles from work, making four miles every day in addition to my work, let me know who he is, that I may compare time with bim. During the mouth of January I worked 407 bours; February, 292; March, 358; A prii, 825; May, 280 ; Juno, 316; Joly, 337; August, 376; September, $37 ; October, 391 ; No vember, 375; December, 337. •.• If you will add up the number of hours you will find it amounts to 4,131, or more than 413 days for the year, and you know there are only 313 working days in the year; so I have worked a year and one hundred daysia the year 1899, wearing your artificial leg overy hour of that time, and it has not cost me one cent for repairs. It is as good Dow as it ever vas, The engine that I am firing is one of those big ones that hauls coal from the mines to Pottsville - No. 148. I enclose a photograph of my engine,
where you can see me at my post of duty. I get a'l over her with the same ease that I ever did. Sometimes I climb on top of the boiler while in motion. I can tell you more about what I am doing with my leg if you want it. The hard use I am giving your leg and the excellent wear it is giving prove it to be the best in the world. I am, respeotfully yours, FRANK PAUST, POTTSVILLE, PA. This demonstrates that a man may lose a leg in an accident and
yet fire a locomotive.
Over 27,000 scattered in all parts of the world. Eminent surgeons con mend the Rubber Foot and Hand. They are endorsed by the United States and many foreign Governments.
Received the only Grand Prize awarded to Artificial Limbs at the Paris Exposition, also Highest Awards at the Buffalo Exposition, 1901, and Charleston Exposition, 1902.
A Treatise, containing 500 pages, with 800 illustrations, sent FREE; also a Formula for taking measurements, by which limbs can be sent to all parts of the world with a fit guaranteed. Established 50 Years. A. A. MARKS, 701 Broadway, New YORK CITY.
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SHERWOOD, Md., Jan. 15, 1901. OF
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307 SOCIETY FOR SAVINGS BUILDING CLEVELAND,O. Vol. XXXVII.
A Glimpse of the Green Mountain State. of the country and created a desire to
establish homes in some specially endowed Vermont has an early history replete sections of the territory; with stirring events, aside from the usual The King of England, in 1741, had comstruggle with the Indians and other wars missioned Benning Wentworth royal gov: which confronted the early pioneer when ernor of New Hampshire, 1741 to 1767, and Vermont was the frontier. Prior to the described his province as reaching westwar known as the French and Indian ward until it met his other governments, War, a conflict between the English and thus bounding it westerly by New York, French in North America, 1755 to 1763, making all the territory now defined as the greater part of what is now Vermont Vermont a part of New Hampshire. was an unexplored wilderness; but during Governor Wentworth gave a patent for a this war many troops from New England, township six miles square in 1749, the New-York and Pennsylvania were sent township taking the governor's given name through this section to the Canadian fron- for its title_Bennington. The governor tier, which gave considerable knowledge and council of New York remonstrated
A BIT OF FARM SCENERY IN THE OTTER CREEK VALLEY, NEAR RUTLAND, VT.