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Imast fall lIoosevelt nominated him
eon and the colonel -ztumped the state
cratic lands(lide, aiter a spectacular cai
li personI, SIituson1 is tall, slender 11
wears a small roustacle. IHis diction I
that of anl attorney reading a brief in i
When Mr. Dickinson, the retiring
gave up the position f general solicito
ten uid a salary of $35,000 a year to e
lumbus, Miss., in 1851 and studied at I
college, Leipzig university and in Par
Boundary Commission in 1907 and 1908
attorney general of the United States.
his home and in polities is a Democrat
lIepresentative Hlenry Allen Cooper
Df Itieine, Wis., is declared entitled
t.o tihe distintion of being tihe Il rst in
surgent in congress. Nir. ('oper was
n111 isirg'.M iwfore the word "insur
t "tit' (mne ino use. Ile hias been in
colngress 16 years, and he has been
an lusisrgent. 1(6 yevars.
Ih-fore he "'stalwarts" in Wiscon
lit had lI b'ri Nia;irloni La lollette to
troulile theu, Hlenry A. Cooper of the
First Wiscinsin (11striet was inclined
to mius pil the program of the regu
lars. lie wis electi'd ilrst to the
Fifty-third congresS. Once or twice
al effeurt was made to defeat him for
the 1omnatoll(nol, and after that they
tried to defeat him at the election,
but he has been returned to each suc
Wheti ('ooper went to congress for
,his first term he was placed upon the
coritlt ee on Pacific railroads. The
T'acille railroad funding bill was be
fore the committee, and the young n
T'ow, which was an innovation foi that
"'as "setit for" a number of times, and
'oad lahored with him to get h1im to
see It. He fought the claim of the ral
next se'ssion hie was rmved from t
At the opening of the session of
the leadershiip or D)eArmiond, of Miss
rules giving the speaker such great pt
lican who joinied with the Democrats.
IS NjW PULM
-te secretary to the jgovern'or or the
Un Tited States dlistict alt torniey for Iowi
W~hat he called his gr'eate'st marllk of
honor wvas received the 02theri day 2by
An:drew Carinegie, when 21 Amnerlean
int~lics bestowed upon01 him a gold
mllC1 heain~g on one 51(de the words
i3eleacator of' Iumaniity," and on the
(dothe "Th'le Amelricain Republics to An-i
-drew Carnegie." It was the first t ime
in hiistolry that such a tribute from so
.mlaniy nations had been paidi to nu In.
'41v'iduital, andc t hes seneO, wicl(h took
'place alt W\ashaington, wats highly 12m
. Senor dle Zamnacoina, the Mexican
ambassador, made(1 thle pre'senitatloll
spjeechi. Secretary 01' Stale Knox lpre
sided atid PresCiident 'Taft sp)oke in
eulogy of the gifts which Mr. Carne
gie has mad~e for the cause of peace
On this hemisphere and1( throughout the
w-orld. Members of the diplomnatic
:ysua and mn high in official life
lfilled the hall of the Pan-American
'Union building, where the ceremonies
-wore held and for the erection of which
In accepting the medal Mr. Carnej
informed last autumn of the honor con
Coniference at Buenos Ayres, when 104
jnations, through. their representatives
mhonor. The great steel mrasfei"'was v
-'Alda rOe:WRkable.0Vidence0 of appreeiatic
Henry Lewis Stimson, the new sec.
retary of war, is a progressive Repub.
lican of the Roosevelt stripe and has
been considered as Roosevelt's right
hand man in poUtics. Stimson is
forty-three. Ie comes of a Knicker. ]
bocker family and was born in New
York September 21, 1867. At Yao
he was a member of P4i Upsilon and
Skull of Pones. After he graduated
from Yale in '88 he went to Harvard
and received his master's degree in
'89 and his law school diploma in '90. t
In IS9z3 he became a member of the
law firn of which Elihu Poot was a
miember. and in 1906 President Roose
velt took him from a lucrative private s
practice to make him United States
district attorney for the southern dis- d
trict of New York. During the three
years that followed Stimson distin
guished himself in the prosecutions of b
the sugar trust, Charles W. Morse b
and railroad rebaters.
for governor of New York and Stim
going down to defeat in the Demo
Lnd impressive. lie has dark hair an-d
s precise and his de!*very much like
secretary, took the war portfolio, he
r for the Illinois Central Railway sys.
nter the cabinet. lie was born in Co
the University of Nashville, Columbia
Oi. lie was counsel for the Alaskan
.Prom 195 to 1597 he was assistamt
For some years he has made Chicago
an from Racine proceeded to raise a
committee on that particular hill. He
some of the big lobbyists for the rail
"s0e the light," but Cooper refused to
lroad and spoiled the program. At the
to committee as a punishment for his
congr'ess in 1907 the Democrats under.
Duri, made the first assault upon the
>wer, and Cooper was the only Repub>
Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abra.
ham LIincoln, prIesented his resigna
ion ats pre'sidgnt of the Pullman Sleep.
ing Car combarny the other day, ad
John Sumner Runnells, vice-president
and general counsel of the company,
was ('lected president,
Mr'. Lincoln, who is retiring from
active ofice on account of ill health,
has beeni president of the car com.
iany .since George M. Pullman died
in 1897. Hie is now 68 years old, and
has beenm away from his office on ac
count of poor health much of t he time
for several months, Mr. Rumnnells
meanwhile has adininister'ed the ofice
Mrlo. Runlshas been general coun-'
sel of the $120,000,000 Pullman comn
ipany since 1887, and has been' vice
preOsidenit since 1905. lIe wvas born in
i'flnghami, N. H., July 30, 18441, grad
uated fr'ofn Amherst college- in 1805,
and after studying law at Dover, N.
H., removedl to Iowa and became pr-i
state. From 1881 to 1885 he wast
Mr. Carnegie gave $1,000,000,
tio told of his deep feelings on being
feirrdd upon him by the Pan-American
4,000,000 people,. forming 21 sovereign
otDed to bestow upon him~ this signal
Isibly moved by'- a - powerful sense of
RAP NEST EASILY WORKED
imple Contrivance Is Operated by
Weight of Hen-Fowl Is Ro
moved From the Top.
In the illustration herewith is shown
he simplest forni of trap nest iniag.
table, says the Orange 3udd Farmer.
'he hen alights on the running board
nd walks toward the nest. When
be approaches the point E her weight
epresses that end of the board and
iseonnects the support D. which
alls of its onn weight. Then when
he steps !nto the nest, the board
eing -eavier on the outside and
inged at A. p until the opening to
Easily Worked Trap Nest.
ie nest is closet1. The hen Is re
ioved from the top of the nest, which
then set as shown in the cut.
OOP FOR HENS AND CHICKS
ommon A-Shaped Affair is Easily
Constructed and Can Be Made
Without Any Floor.
The accompanying illustration
biows a common A-shaped coop uiseo
)r hen and chickens. It is quickly
nd easily made, says the Homestead.
s shown in the illustration it is Inree
et wide, two feet from front to
ack and two feet high. The cross
pieces nailed on the front side are
threo inches apart. Ordinarily a
oop of this kind Is made with a
'Toor, although this is not absolutely
tecessary. If it is not floored caro
nust be taken to have it placed where
vatter wvill not enter in case of heavy
rWO CAUSES OF UlMBERNECK
Jsually Brought by Fowls Eating De
cayed Meat Full of Maggots-Also
by Ptomaine Poison.
Limberneck is an infliction that is
isually caused by fowl eating decayed
neat full of maggots. Some assert
t is also a result of ptomaine poison
ng. The remedy is turpentine, and
he following is a good treatment:
blix a tablespoonful in an equal
Ltmount of warnm water, and pour into
he crop. Follow by filling the crop
tearly full with warm wate'r, and
hen, holding the fowl by the feet,
ted down, gently work out the en
ire contents. When thoroughly
~leaned give a tablespoon ~of castor
il and allow the fowl to remain quiet
y Itself until recovered. To prevent
his trouble, at least once a week
nake a careful inspection of the range
o see that no dead, decaying animal
>odhIes are laying about breeding mag
Capons Pay Best.
A few years ago capons were sel
lomt found on sale except in some
f the more exclusive markets, In
he largest cities. This was largely
>ecause poultry raisers have only in
'ecent years learned that caponiziag
nsures not only a higher price per
>ound for their fowls, but an increase
n weight for each bird. A capon not
nfrequently attains a weight of from
ourteen to sixteen pounds, or prac
Ically twice that of the ordinary
'ooster of the same breed. And with
>ther conditions similar the meat Is
tLways sweeter, always tender and
isually just fat enough to make a
food appeardnce and readily salable
Lt from four to six cents A. pound
Lbovo that of ordinary poultry.
Cor'n and Plymouth Rooks.
A hen should not have - a very
freat quantity of corn. It soon makes
er too fat. This is especially true
f the, larger fdwls. -The Leghorn Is
nore of a runabout and seldom gets
oo far for good laying, but Plymouth
tocks are not to be trusted with too
niuch corn before them.
Narragansett More Popular.
The Narragansett turkey should be
inore popular than it is. It Is slIghtly
smaller than the Bronze, and M very
docile and, stands the 'edrifinutent
better than most other varieties.
CLEAN WATER FOR POULTRY
Drinking Fountain So Arranged That
Nons Cannot Scratch Litter
and Dirt into Pan.
When the hens are shut up in the
house,. they are very apt to scratcn
dirt into the drinhing pan and also to
Vauddy up same. by standing in it
With their feet. 1y using about
twelve 11-inch lengths of heavy wire,
the wire protector shown in illustra.
tion can be easily and simply mad(%
The wire is joined together at the top
by winditL with a piece of tualleable
wire, and the wires are then bent
outward in the formu showvu at the bot.
Fou nt ain Kept Clean.
tM, bent so a fit nto t ho drinking
wa'te-r panl ji remn.111 ulrtight. This,
leaves aimp '1 fr the hens to
roach the wate:- to drink. but pro.
Vents thei: ge: in into Ihe pan. 11%
setting the pian on a piatform about
ten incl)es shovet floor it will be
out of the way of 1:11or wihen the
hens are scr: ching
FORCING FOWILS FOR MARKET
Good Judgment and Proper Manage,
ment Essential in Fattening
Poultry-Keep Pens Dark.
To fiater. pqtry artekly and prof.
itably repi:'e - good judgmeut and
lroper niakagerenLi in the care of
the fow'h- ,nd opor feeding. Thv
he, food - 1, . :!s of fat mcat,
umahlos o:' o . or fine grits made
Iron: yen w .. with skim milk;
botled ;.:seoes rice and oatmeal and
milk. If a:.:-.g. oatmeal is prefer
nide becoa of its greater heating
Qjualties "% a ts efect on color or fat.
The iLr. Nint to keep in view is to
Ilen y c fowls in the shortest
tr.ne Possible. To do this they should
be in a coop or pen, where they can
not take much exercise, for by exer.
cise they work off flesh and keep
down fat. A good way is to confine
them to small, light coops made of
lath or wire netting. These may sit
out in the back yard or barnyard, on
well-drained ground. In case of rain
or damp weather cover them with
oilcloth. Keep the pen dark during
the daytime, except when the fowls
are eating, by throwing a thick cov
ering over the coops, such as old
carpets, blankets or quilts. This will
prevent the fowls from stirring about
between neals. In the morning give
them boiled potatoes, mashed while
hot and thickened with corn meal,
with a little salt and pepper for sea,
They should be ted three times a
day, and their bill of fare varied as
much as possible, but with a large
proportion of starchy heat and fat
producing articles. Very little green
stuff should be given them, though
pumpkin or .squash may take the
place of boiled potatoes occasionally.
Fresh bedding should be supplied
frequently, and the coop and spot it
occuiles shouid be kept clean. The
coop should rest on cinders, or on
gravelly or sandy soil, with a bedding
of hay or straw. The coop being
light, it will be easy to move it to
a new place occasionally by a man
getting at each end and lifting it an
inch or so off the ground, gently push
ing the chickens along inside the
coop as it is moved, having prep~ared
the bed of hay on the new place
Tinless a hen is a very valuabi<
breeding fowl it does not pay to keel:
her after she is two years old. They
should be marketed just before theit
Regularity in feeding snould be tht
The hen that will not scratch is nol
a well one.
Nothing gives a chick a worse set
back than pining for food.
Duck raisers pack 40 dressed duck
lings in a barrel for shipment.
It Is generally estimated that broil
oe shrink about a half pound wher
Poultrymen make a regular practiec
of raising roots, cabbage and lettuce
for their laying hens.
The best food for sitting hens i
whole corn, with plenty of pure wa
ter, grit and charcoal.
A loafer in the hen house is nol
a desirable companion for good,
strong, healthy, busy hens.
If there are two tome in the flocli
andi they don't agree, shut up one one
day and the other the next.
The turkey hen that ranges fa,
from the barn is likely to steal het
nest a long ways fronm home.
Costly houses for the poultry are
not essential, but they should be
warm, dry and free fronm drafts.
Capontzing is performed wvhen the
birds 'are about tw~ or three months
old-before the comb develops.
Make friends of "your turkeys, sc
fat. as you can, and it will aid yoti
conalderably in caring fr tihon,
The fashion page attracts the eyes
Of all the ladies fair;
Who knows what luring fancies rise.
At wha~t Is pictured there?
Thie lady who Is skin and bone,
The lady who is fat
Each thinks about herself alone
And smiles: "I'll look like that.'
The sylphlike waist. the lissomn shape
Appeals to, her who's plump:
The gangly one thinks they can drape
Her till she's less a frump.
Long, leani; short, stout-all think the
And lin their mental chat
Eachl lets hier fancy flash to flame
With: "I will look like that!"
Ah, well, good brother, you and I
Look at the fashions, too
You mnay be more than six feet hilgh
And slender to the view,
I mtay be short and round,~ but wo
Observe the tailor's plat
And say: "That style w%,I do for me.
'Twill inake ine lookc like that."
I Ronietimes wonder If on earth
There is a MlIng one
Of stich at perfect shuape and girth
But when all's sai<d and done
It sliinmers down to this samoe thing
Of shoes andl clothes anel hat:
Each of uis give., hits fanicy wing
With: "I will look like that'"
Kindness Thwarted Again.
The man with the tremulous side
whiskers and the stately silk hat
stopped at the edge of the excavation
and said to the husky laborer who
was about to push the wheelbarrow:
"Ah, my friend! -It to splendid to
contemplate the influeence that your
bone and sinew will have In the con
structive perfection of the structure
that will arise here, and-"
"One side!" grunted the laborer,
going ahead with the whlbalrmrow
Th [a une oaohe aoe
The perionfagcattraon tof eeg"h
smled, tuggws wat is fariht rsdewhs
our whatirs pchredtreilgaeuo
The lady whifsie tad bonle san
here, thnks about wilrsef thoecnrt
Andsleof theloo insiktat.o' abr
"heGangwy!"n thsotey anthra
w-c il s hesesarrump.-tea
Longrtea hort stouader thrin tho
hAnd in thei entsat cha .A h
Ealats stoe fac plash to hslatmh
hwl b'umpd brot helbuarrow an
when ahe fnlasosembedho meo-h
Yhutmay hbs ore han. xfetl~g
"Ands-a-a!" soted he nlymn
"Carlesor ndlig rundtnng Iwat
tlept thow themr' plthhgersd
I oietoe awonder ifn earthe
Terey insh ay orn oun ogeete
Ofhsc wa pe sre."hp adgrh
It simme ma~n wto thiosm thingfen
Ofctated an cotpleaind antteof
Echr wofsgie numbe heahad frgote
Th man ih the reutous ideoo.
wher os anye ael il a
stpledaet the edgerted.caato
an ! sadt he usky bord.'h
wsh abut torward uthe vhelrowai
brusedpat hae.ifte htyu
stctie perfseto her theistrut
the ee wi himstoheooennhi"
clane sid e! gruntdrtelbrr
goingnlhewt he fwaheewithrthe
The malaredto anohthe lbrer
who ae taot toumbesn int the ex- o
cavationtand but beadc iousk onp his
shold o er wit
"Th persnidiaonuof senrgyd. h
smildmugang nothisg!ht asdwered.
kergo mEery!rder that Idas' to oet
ou childen'hs chidre ill gaze ponth
Then igt adfc tat shder stad
uthe mndtey and se g t he concte
reul of uheinespiration.o abr
FirstgStock shomte anotes, ma
winnte pikt ailgtdhis piopmyelf
laterood to cku PoitrHs hany
hae ind. yoee hand.im
Michaefl. Sharp, 139 Marylatt4 Ave
Rosebank, N. Y., says: "I "had in.
tense pains through my back, snd
my feet iifelled so I could hardly
walk. The slightest touch left a mark
on the skin, showing
plainly that I had
dropsy. Whenever I
caught eold, I lost
control of the kidney
secretions. My phy
sician stated nothing
would save me but an
operatioki. It was my
good fortune to hear of Doai' Kidney
Pills and under their use I gradually
grew better. The frequent flow of the
urine was correpted, the brickish sedi.
ment and gravel disappeared and the
color be ame natural. I recommend
Doan's Iidney Pills in the highest
Remember the name-Dogn's.
For sale by druggists and general
storekeepers everywhere. Price 60o.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Who bath. not known misfortune
ever knew himself or his own vir
Beat in the World.
Maud-What excuse have you for
doing such an unmaidenly thing as
proposing to Jack?
Ethel-The golden rule.
Start afresh this Spring-cleanse and
purify the system by a course of Garfield
Tea, Herb laxative and blood-purifier.
Margaret-I think Mr. Baker could
easily hypnotize people.
Katherine-Why do you think so?
Margaret-He often holds my hand
till it falls asleop.-Puck.
Australia Rich in Libraries.
Victoria's (Australia) five hundredth
free library was opened lately. One
and all of the older libraries are well
patronized. The gross revenue re
ceived by them in the aggregate from
halls, members's subscriptions, and
grants is about $340,000. There are
about a million books in these libra
ries, and it was claimed that some
thing like 3,500,000 visits are paid to
them In the year. While works of fic
tion are read to the greatest extent,
general literature and history receive
a good deal of attention.
. ARMY DELAYS.
The Adjutant-Inform Corporal
Stripes that his application made some
time since for a furlough has been
granted by the war department.
Sergeant-I'm sorry to say, sir, that
Corporal Stripes died some six weeks
'BUSiN'ESS WOMEN - ~~
A Lunch Fit for- a King.
An active and successful young
lady tells her food experience:
"Some years ago I suffered from
nervous prostration, Induced by con
tinuous brain strain and improper *
food, added to a great grief.
"I was ordered to give up my work,
as there was great danger of my mind
failing me altogether. My stomach
was in bad conditIon (nervous dyspep
siar I think now) and when Grape
?4uts food was recommended to me, I
h ad no faith in it. However, I tried
It, and soon there was a marked Im
provement in my condition. .;.ud
"I had been troubled with faint
spells, and had used a stimulant to
revive me. .! round that by eating
Grape-NuTts at huch times I was re
lieved and suffered no bad effectrd
which was a great gain. As to my
other troubles-nervous prostration;
dyspopsia, etc-on the Grape-Nuts diet
they soon disappeared.
"I wish especially to call the atten
tion of office girls to the great benefit
I derived from the use of drape-Nuts
as a noon luncheon. I was thoroughly
tired of cheap restaurants and ordlin
ary lunches, and so made the experi
ment of taking a package of Grape
Nuts food with me, and then slipping
out at noon and getting a nickel's
worth of sweet cream to add to it.
"I found that this simple dish, fin'
Ished off with an apple, peach, orange,.
or a bunch of grapes made a lunch flt
for a king, and one that agreed with
"I throve so on my Grape-Nuts diet
that I did nret have to give up my work
at all, and in the two years have hadl
only four lost days charged up against
"Let me add that your suggestions
in the little book, 'Road to Weilvilie,'
are, in my opinion, invaluable, espe
cially to women." Name given by
Postum Co., Battle -Creek, Mich.
Read "The Road to Weilville" In
"There's a Reason."
Ever read the above letter? A men
one appears froen tme to time. They
are geuine, true, and full et hu=m