U.' S. Army Has Ten Officers Training in France
f' rf ASHINGTON. Tho movoment of American troops to Mexico brings to
ta.ifVd notlco the fact that ten United States nrmy officers, representing all
'branches of tho service, are on duty in Franco for instruction in French mill
r ffi " ! tary training. They aro thoro by per-
"v fifthsiToT on; "xzP? fk n mission of tho Fronch government,
'uSMTOTrfliT syyS iL-'
officer or officers from tho Balkan and
r smaller states havo had permission to sorve with one or anoth'cr of
French regiments, but it would seem that no foreign army, not oven tho
slan, has during this generation had such opportunities to know tho
ich military system as tho Americans now havo.
"""pt. W. A. Castlo is In an infantry regiment at Orleans; Capt. N. Mar-
ad Lieut. A. T. Dishop with other regiments at Chalons, Surgeon T.
nd T. Martin at tho cavalry
nch quartermaster's school and
Capt. Morton Henry of tho American quartermaster's division and
(s. E. S. Greblo and Honeycutt of
threo other American officers and
do not got into the French sorvico
quired to livo in French families
aptain Parker, in the war college,
iv. has probably tho rarest opportunity
foreign officer. Eighty French officers are admitted annually out of from
MOO to BOO applicants who take the severe competitive examination. Years
of study aio devoted by tho French officer In preparation for this examlna
Won, because all selections for the general staff aro mado from graduates of
The war college, and no French officer need expect a high command unlesB
n"e has gone successfully through this training in the deeper problems of
An armchair has been placed for Captain Parker apart from tho other
leers and nearest the lecturer's platform, so that tho American guest may
vo a hotter chance than any one else to follow tho exposition of a Bubject
i seo tho diagrams. Tho work in
j-fel M i ft h T)ni n i. rralair
Franco, tho lecturer of the day explaining tho operations of tho troops that
, took part
Pigeons at Washington
IF YOU stand on tho steps of the new National museum you will notlco
."many pigeons on a street. Tho street divides tho museum from tho mar
ket?nnd on the far side thero are rickety wagons, hitched to droopy horses
mostly white and many chickeno in
rates. And if you aro lucky enough
..J Sneet on the steps a little, old man,
Ewho iooks like n dried apple that had
a Bouil to it, he will tell you somo-
th!ng like this:
1 ( "Yes'm, thoso pigeons know mar
ket days as well as the hucksters do.
They come from all over tho city for
the bits of grain and green stuff that
'got spilled or thrown away. And
' very pigeon strikes it on tlmo, llko
lis follow a train at meal times on
i Salt Lake desert How they get from the seashore precisely In time for
cooks to fling garbage from tho diners is something I can't tell you. All
now is they are there. Some folks misdoubt angels on account of their
her wings, but the way I look at It 1b that tho one who put all that clever-
1 into bird creatures can bo safely relied on to run this world and tho
without any advico from mo.
lear them roosters crowingt It's
e of mind into a crow. Now
ridle of a free rooster on his own
Lgavo him for somebody to como
don't know what's going to
way dinner, but he don't need
Id you ever figure out about
tho curb over yonder.
because white horses don't take with rich people. You scarce
.white team in a flno carriage but they are always pulling
Fagons and dump carts, and I
to what I read in the history
ou notice, a white horso mostly
o tninK it wns uecause uieir
worked them to death, but that
Jectcd like, because dark horses
Cow, I personally know a white
Sam Has a Veritable Mountain of Money
writers havo pictured money
e end of tho rainbow has been
Hut never before has thero
and tho treasury all Joined
i-dollar mountain, which is a model a carefully made, perfectly de-
and topographically correct working model of Yoaemlto park, tho gov-
lent reservation in Mariposa county,
Sierra Nevada, which is tho mecca
to feast their oyes upon its unequaled scenic grandeur,
This Is the largest working model
fnco it is flvo feot by twelve and weighs 600 pounds. Somo of tho great
fifflcultles involved in its construction may bo appreciated when it is remom
Ibrod 'that it is a perfect reproduction in miniature of a tract of meadows,
mountains, chasms, lakes, streams, fallB,
njugo boulders that cover an area of
thodo Island, for tne xosemuo pane
United States to Take Census of National Bird Life
A CENSUS of all tho birds of tho United States is to bo token this summer
by tho federal government. In announcing this fact the other day the
department of agriculture, which will superviso tho work, urges co-operation
of all bird layers. Tho primary od
Joct of tho census Is the preservation
of thin important gamo.
Tho count of tho bird population
is to begin about May 30, and tho de
partment hopes to havo tho final re
sults in hand by June 30. As a be
ginning 250,corredpondents in all parts
of the- country will assist in taking
tho censuB, but voluntary observers
are expected to furnish most of tho
4ata for this undertaking.
In' tho enumeration an effort is to
a, madovto.detormino how many pair of birds of each npoclos breed within
incite areas. By comparing these figures with those of subsequent censuses
viUfbafposstbio. to ascertain if stato and federal laws are effective and
O' nritlFlnsoctivorpus birds increasing
&2qpast, under mixed gamo regulations of various states," tho do
Vnuii. ftM H lidW liAnn tntrctnattocr Vnuf flint tiia hfila hnvti hnnn
o'of thq, department, deflnlto and uniform measures aro beintf
a them; and increase
. ' rllT W.IH nulnJ.II,.
.Ur,iuuuw. .mil I'lvtivjAaaijr
6ven upon request 01 me uuuou
OIUIL'O, UUU UID nuituiuwu H M
friendliest spirit It appears to be
the intention of tho war department
at Washington to have six. officers con
tinuously on sorvico in Franco, bo
that Fronch experience and Fronch
military science may from year to
year bo available for tho United
States army. Occasionally an English
school at Saumur, Capt, F. II. Popo in
Capt. Frank Parker at tho war col-
tho artillery havo just arrived to ro-
three others aro expected. Tho three
until October. In tho meantimo they
and perfect their knowledge of French.
the exclusive school of higher strato-
and ono not shared by any other
the war college is sovero and is from
In tin.il ! A I n xvm. nnMlnfinlrla nf
Know the Market Days
curious the way a rooster con put
you listen to that ono. That ain't tho
walk. He's calling out in the only
and free him from that wire crate.
happen to him between this and some
any telling that he's in trouble.
white horses? Now, you take that
Tho biggest half of thoso horses aro
Judge they used ter be flno war horses,
bookB when I was young and in my
looks as if ho was ready to drop.
owners, naving no regara lor wnjie
isn't It. A white horse hangs his
look down oil him and it hurts his
horso that '
growing on trees. And the pot of gold
tho traditional will-o'-the-wisp for gen-
been a veritablo mountain of money
Nature has produced mountains
whoso buried wealth has entitled them
to bo called mountains of silver and
gold, but it has remained for man to
produce a mountain of greenbacks.
Three departments of tho United
States government havo co-operated
in this project, which required the
united efforts of eleven experts for a
period of three months, and, In addi
tion, a cool million of Undo Sam's
macerated greenbacks for Its surface.
Tho Interior department, the agrl-
forces over tho arrangements for the
California, on the western sido of
tor all westward-bound tourists who
of its kind in the United States today,
precipices, forests, vast gorges and
about tho proportions of the stato of
comprises no loss man i,iz square
thejr number, tub nevp'rfl consul
tfia MnyMiiawiiij&io unum t
l.a-l. .nBmon ln (I. ,!. .
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Discovery of Oil Makes Change
in Mexican Town.
Despite Grimy Evidences of Com
merce Port Still Id Central Ameri
can and Interesting Much
New York. At last Tamplco has be
come world known. On that clustor of
bungalows, tho old church and tho Jail
built on a sand heap, tho eyes of tho
world nro focused.
Tho little port up tho Panuco river,
Tnmpico, ought nover to have become
a great city. It has none of tho in
Btlncts of a city. If only oil had not
boon discovered tho placo would bo to
day as it was 100 years ago a lazy,
fly bitten centor of indolent industry.
A point at tho end of tho river con
venient for bartering purposes; somo
whero whero tho Indian women could
beach their canoes and exchange their
fruits and dyo stuffs for cloth and
Nowadays there aro wharves thero
and a railway dopot Big steamers
aro alongside tho quays and mechanics
in dirty bluo overalls make tho land
scape unpleasant to look upon. Whore
onco thero was nothing but tho subtle
murmur of exquisite heat, now there is
tho noise of locomotives and the Jar
ring rattlo of tho gear of unloading
Apart from tho unlovely evldenco of
Increasing prosperity, Tamplco is still
picturesque Only Its water sldo, its
river front, has boon "Improved." Be
hind tho smashing noise of tho railway
depot tho old rabble of housos and
drinking shops nnd churches remain.
The place In its essence, as it were, is
still Central American and beautiful.
Dirty, yes, but splendidly dirty.
Tho old square remains, and by the
square tho green and white cathedral
and the whito painted, dirt incrusted
Jail. Tho jail 1b a romance in itself.
It is a placo unique. Perhaps the most
democratic prison in all the world.
Thero you can bo lodged for some
trivial offense drunkenness, for in
stance and then perhaps forgotten.
If you havo no friends or no money,
you might remain there for months
Justice or should wo call it law?
in Tamplco is a casual thing. Every
thing Is a matter of tomorrow the
tomorrow which never comes. So that
if you happen to be n. prisoner without
outside influence your stay may be a
prolonged one unless you havo a few
dollars with which to bribe tho Jailer.
Tho worst of it is, your fellow prison
ers will probably steal your clothes.
But, In sptto of tho wharves and tho
railway, tho old native market re
nalns. Tho people from uprivor still
'.omo downstream in their dugout
canoc3 and barter with tho town folk.
They exchange honey and sarsaparllla
and luscious fruits for pulque, tobacco
and cloth. Pulque of course, is the na
tivo spirit tho fermented jujeo of tho
aloo which produces quick drunken
Tho little brown skinned, dark oyod
children still gambol In happy naked
ness beneath the old bridge; and there
one still hears tho music of the na
tive instruments. Tho women from
Noted English Physical Culturist Here
to Show Americans How to Per
fect Mlnda and Bodies.
Now York. Mrs. Diana Watts, tho
noted English physical culturist, is
hero with her revived Greek ideal for
the perfection of our minds and bodies.
Fivo years of etudy, during which timo
Mrs. Watts isolated herself on the
Isle of Capri, off tho coast of Italy, has
convinced her that she has rediscov
ered the Greek ideal of physical fit
ness which has been lost to the world
Though she ndmlts she has reached
the ago of forty-seven, she stemds be-
Mrs. plana Watts.
foie tho publln today, a now typo of
pflrfect woman. Tho flush of youth is
iu her cheeks, and in every lino of her
supplo body Is traced the contour of
youth. Tho unergy and vitality of a
strong man is In her pliant muscles.
All this she has achloyed in fivo yenrs
after working out tho methods em
ployed by tho ancient Greeks.
Mrs. yatts has tho distinction of be
ing the only woman who appeared on
tho platform of tho Instltuto Marey of
Paris, fit tho invitation of Professor
SELL THEIR WIVES FOR BREAD
Cracow Peasants Starving as a Result
of Bad Crops Last Year Thou
Berlin.- Amaziftg stories ore being
printed in tho Gorman newspapers
concerning tho terrible predicament
of. Sltcslan peasants in tho neighbor
hood of Cracow, Thousands of. men,
wonian and chlldron, mostly Pole and
thonlfna who have como over the
r, jrem uiu-iem, rBKuvu trefK
,V -t.. J I -. ,K1
To guard against any posslblo attack on tho Panama canal thero is now
stationed at each of tho locks ono company of Unttod States infantrymen.
Tho photograph shows somo of tho soldiers and their tonts at Pedro Mlguol.
tho far-off, unspoiled districts of tho
interior copper colored, straight
haired women, shy and beautiful sing
their curious songs as thoy unpack
their bundles of fruit, while their men
folk sun themselves and discuss cock
lights. Yes, by the old bridge in old
Tamplco one can always find gorgeous
pictures ovcu changing and entranc
ing, filled with flashing colors and in-
But of course, Tamplco is Impor
tant in splto of theBO things. It is
called the oil metropolis of Mexico.
Certainly it is the Bafcst port on the
Mexican gulf. The1 placo commands
most of the commerce of tho City of
Mexico, and all of that of a vast num
ber of mining camps and centers of
American Industry and capital have
combined; togethpr they havo convert
ed a remote, shallow and most treach
erous roadstead into an Important har
bor. Tho engineers brought rocks
from ,tho mountains 70 miles away
and piled them out to sea. Thoy built
two great breakwaters, 1,000 feet
apart, which extend to a dlstanco of 7,
000 feet Into tho gulf. Thus, after a
million dollars or bo was spent, Tam
plco, from being a little village seven
miles up a surf guarded river, becamo
a widely known port. The city is still
soveu miles up the Panuco river, but
now big steamers cross its shattered
bar and moor alongside tho wharves
which front its railway system.
Tho Panuco river 1b a curious
stream, wide and swift flowing. It
winds and twists, and Is instinct with
many weird currents. Navigators are
not In love with It. Ab a matter of fact
It is easier for big ships to hit ono of
its banks than to keep within tho fair
way. Jailers Attend Banquet
Chicago. After making every pris
oner promise to bo good and not get
into mischief, jailers and guards at
the county Jail locked coll doors,
turned out tho lights and attended a
banquet to Sheriff Michael Zimmer In
the Congress hotel.
Ilichet, the president, sho lectured In
tho presence of over ono hundred sa
vants on her now discovery- Later she
was mado an associate of tho Institute.
Mrs. Watts will lecture nt Yale, whore,
It is said, aesthetic dancing has been
made a part of gymnasium work. She
will also lecture at tho British em
bassy In Washington. The photo
shows her In the pose of tho "Aeglna
SEES HIS LEGS CUT OFF
Application of Local Anesthetics and
His Own Nerve Make It
Denver. "Go to It, doc! Saw 'em
off above those bum knees! That's It!
Good boy, doa! Say, but that's somo
William Dunn sat in an operating
chair at tho county hospital and smil
ingly watched tho amputation of bis
two worthless legs, as he talked.
That ho was ablo to take a directing
part In the operation was due to the
uso of local anesthetics.
"Now I can get out and earn my
own way." Dunn chatted on, whllo
tho surgeon was busy with knife and
The surgeon who performed tho suc
cessful operation on Dunn's legs has
fitted up a crude wheeled chair for his
patient to uso in selling papors when
tho leg stumps heal.
Dunn suffered from locomotor ataxia
Dog-Eating In Germany.
Paris. Despite the frequency in tho
poorer quarters of Paris of the stores
called "Chateau Cheval," tho namd In
dicating that tho butcher is selling
horBcflosh, hitherto no dofts havo been
Introduced in tho French cuisine. Le
Matin publishes an article on German
fondness for dogflesh, with an elabor
ate chart of figures showing tho in
creased yearly consumption through
out Germany during the last six years,
and concluding with tho sarcastic ref
erence "Is this a utilitarian effort to
combat the higher cost of living, or
merely tho manifestation of an actual
fondness for a diet so loathuomo?"
for food. They belong to tho agricul
tural population of that country, and
havo been totally ruined by bad har
vest and general distress prevailing
in Austria in consequenco of tho
monoy spent for mobilization during
tho two Balkan wars.
Men ore willing to sell tholr daugh
ters and wives, even, for a pleco of
bread. A great many are 1)1 from
starvation hud oxposure, but tho Prus
sia's pollco have found at last remedy
t' , these poor wretches. They are
pfr.tjrlvon back like cattle acreM
I SURPRISES HER SOCIAL SET
Miss Jeannette Allen, Noted Horse
woman, Announces Engagement
One Day and Marries Nexjt.
Washington. MIse Jeannette Allen,
tho daring equestrienne daughter of
Lieut Col. and Mrs. Henry T. Allen,
and one of tho leaders in tho younger
army set In Washington, has surprised
her friends by announcing on a recent
Sunday her engagement to marry
Lieut. F. M. Andrews of the Second
Mrs. F. M. Andrews.
cavalry and by marrying him tho next
day. Mrs. Andrews has won many
prizes by her horsemanship at the
shows and has tho reputation of being
aluajn In tho fore at tho society fox
hunts in the vicinity of Washington.
Tho Andrews will make their home at
Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont, where
Lieutenant Andrews' regiment Is sta
tioned. JEWELS OF LONDON MUSEUM
Ancient and Interesting Relics
Now to Be Seen at Strat
London -The London museum, re
moved from Kensington palace to
Stafford house, Is twice as Interesting
as it was, and more. At Kensington
thero was no scope for deflnlto ar
rangement. In the noble rooms of
Stafford houso overlooking tho mall It
has been posslblo to follow a chrono
logical order and to convoy In tho cos
tumes and the pictures, in the pottery
and tho weapons, In tho books and the
thousands of other local rcllcB, a clear
nnd telling history of London from
Saxon times until the present age.
The most Interesting addition that
has been mado to the museum was
shown in the gold and silver room at
a recent prlvato view. It Is a case
containing 160 Jewels of the early sev
enteenth century that were found by a
workman two years ago in chalk soil
1G feet beneath the cellar floor of an
old house In London.
There are gold and enamel pendants
and rings, enameled gold chains, a
gold and enamel scent bottle sot with
diamonds and rubles, and a very flue
diamond ring, crystal chalices and
othor communion relics, amethysts,
sapphires, tubles, garnets and tur
quoises. Llko the box In which they were
found, with tho earth all over them,
tho pearls had decayed. Uut for the
rest tho treasures, as one of tho visit
ors remarked, have the appearance of
being so extraordinarily modern that
all tho gems look as though thoy might
bo bought in a Jeweler's shop today,
Threo hundred yearB ago somo ono
must have buried this wonderful cas
ket of treasures, hoping for an oppor
tunity to secure its safo recovery. That
opportunity never came, and tho ro
mance or crime that led to its conceal
ment will never bo unoarthed. The
scono of Its recovery and tho sum that
was givon to tho man who foundJt re
mained a secret '
Woman Driven From Home.
Poughkeepsle, N Y. Declaring that
Bho was driven from homo because
sho could not do as much farm work
as a man, Mrs. Alico K. Pitcher, twen
ty years old, seeks a separation.
tho border, Flvo hundred of thom
havo been so returned. How many
perished on tho way tho officials do
not report Thero aro no coroners in
Paints and Crowd Looks On,
Now York. An unknown artist
drovu up in an automobile, set his
card on thg rear 'seat and painted
a pcturo of the 'now municipal build
ing. Ho worked for several hours
whUo an enormous crowd looked ea.
."' ' iT, . . t. "A
(By O. E. SKLLURS, Dlroctor of Even
ing Department The Moody Dlblo Instl
tuto of Chicago )
LESSON FOR JUNE 14
THE FRIEND OF SINNERS.
LESSON TKXT-Luko 18.3-H; 19:1-10.
GOLDEN TEXT "I enmo not to onl
the righteous but sinners." Mark 2:17.
Tho flret section of our lesson is tho
beginning of a new paragraph (seo
R. V.) and contains ono of tho Mas
ter's best-known parables. Immedi
ately preceding this Is tho parable of
tho unjust Judgo artd tho importunato
widow. Wo aro plainly told (v. 9)
why tho Master spako this parable.
It is easy to say that thoeo who trust
ed In their own righteousness and "sot
all others at naught" (K. V.) wore tho
Pharisees, but such is not the cose;
and this parable is a warning to ue,
loBt wo also trust our own righteous
ness (Iso. 64:6. Using this particu
lar class as a background, Jesus
paints, in words of simple grnndeur,
a picture qulto familiar throughout the
ages. In it ho reveals tho falseness of
human standards and declares tho
Judgment of heaven. The contrast la
vivid. Lot us look at (J) the Phari
see. Tho illuminating phrase is in the
words "ho prayed with himself"
(v. 11). Ostentatiously tho Pharisees
separated themselves from their fol
low men and this separation seems to
havo extended even Into his prayer
llfo, and he Is withdrawn from God
also. This is an appalllqg picture
of tho man who trusts only himself
Examlno his prayer and wo seo the
supposed prayer is really a paean of
self-exaltation. It is truo he begins
by nscrlbing it to the Deity, but ho
ascribes no praiso to God, no thank
fulness for blessings received; Indeed,
he ignores God throughout after tho
introduction. On tho other hand, his
only recognition of other men is that
of contempt for them. H6 Is con
cerned altogether with his own ex
cellencies and with the delinquencies
of othors. "I am not as the reBt of
men" (v. 11 It V.). Ho extols proper
virtues of morality, religiousness, or
thodoxy and generosity, but went
Humility of Heart.
(2) The Publican regarded himself
as "tho sinner" (v. 13 It. V. marg.).
He knew ho was a great, an Irrelig
ious offender against law and graco.
He had sacrificed everything to ac
quire money. Ho comes with no out
ward show except an abundant evl
denco of tho shame and humility of
his heart Ho also was excluded from
men but not from God. Burdened
with the sense of his sin, ho casts him
self upon the mercy of God. Ho Is
absolutely devoid of any trust in him
self, any contempt for others, and
makes a straight, earnest, passionate
abandonment of himself nnd his need
to God. Ho goes away "Justified"
(Judged right). Why? Because ho
had taken the right place, a sinner's
place before God, and found pardon.
No ono who claims a place before God
because he is a righteous man will
be Justified in his sight. The truo
way to God Is the one of the Publican,
not that of the Pharisee.
II. The Second Section is a story
and deals with au individual case, Zac
cheus, who was n "chiof Publican."
Jesus sought him (seo Golden Text),
whereas Zaccheus was animated by
curiosity, and the writer informs us
ho was small of stature, hence tho
necessity of climbing tho sycamore
tree. He went up the tree because
of curiosity, he came down because
of conviction. He wanted to see this
man in the center of tho crowd and
was amazed to hear Jesus call him by
name and with tho authority of a
king commands his friendship and
Must Yield Wealth.
Zaccheus was rich, dishonest, dissat
isfied, but desperately in earnest, and
a man of prompt decision. The esti
mation of his fellow-citizens Is Indi
cated by v. 7. Notwithstanding nil of
this Zaccheus was not so wedded to
his money as to let it keep him out
of the kingdom. In chapter 18 wo
read of the rich man who "lacked ono
thing." Ho was lost "went away"
because he would not yield his weirlth
(see also 18:2G, 27). What took place
within the house of Zaccheus wo aro
not told, but for tho Master to enter
was looked upon cltljer as amazing
ignorance of Zaccheus' character or
else extreme carelessness concerning
the maintenance of his own character.
Jesus was dealing with one man, not
the multitude, hence he leaves them to
their amazement. Whllo this Is true,
yet wo can surmise something of that
Interview by thu result (v. 8) for Zac
cheus seems to hnvo made a public
avowal pf his ethical and moral
change of heart. Noto the steps:
(1) Ho "sought to see Jesus," John
3:14, 16; iBa. 4D:22. (2) Ho was vtry
much in earnest, "climbed a sycamore
tree," Luko 13:24. (3) He made no
delay, "make haste" Iso. 55:6. The
result wus that of great blessing to
tho people and Joy tn tho heart of
Zaccheus. (4) Ho was obedient, Joy
ously nnd promptly. Tho genuineness
of his transformation was evidenced
by tho wny it affected his pockotbook.
Ho mado abundant restitution and
gavo bountifully to tho poor. Tho
love of God shed abroad iu ttte heart
of a miserly, selflBh man qr church
will promote honesty botii to God and
moni and make men large-hearted,
self-forgetting, ministering saints,
Prov. 11:24; Rom. 12:13; II Cor. 8:5.
It was as "Son of Man" that Jesus
went to the house of Zaccheus. God's
pattern, God'o man. Ho mado no ref
erence to race, nor to caste. His pur
pose wus to reach a "LOST" man and
'twas for such ho camo Into fho world,
to "Save tho lost"
From -the combined parable and
Btory we can read tho lesson thai Je
sus is tho friend of sinners and aot
ot sin, ' s , ' a .
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Women who havo been cured say
it is "worth its weight in gold." At
druggists. 50c. largo box, or by mall.
Tho Paxton Toilet Co,, Boston, Mass.
SHOULD GET LARGER' CROPS
American Farmer Minht Largely In
crease Their Production Through
Our Pennsylvania Dutch are gooo
farmers, but not so good as their rela
tives in Germany. For every bushel of
wheat a Pennsylvania farmer produces
from one acre tho German grows two
and a tenth bushels.
His farm Is small, but tho man who
delves beyond tho Rhino makes each
acre produco exactly twice as many
potatoes 03 do our farmers.
The man who bows to a kaiser in
stead of a president extracts just a
half more oats and over a third more
barley and about CO per cent more ryo
from each acre than does tho Improvi
dent American. ,
The man who has but a dollar can
live for a long tlmo on It, whereas tho
prodigal can waste a $10 bill on one
dlnnor. The German has so Uttlo
ground that ho makes It work doubly
When the United States has 200,
000,000 population our farm production
au aero will likely have doubled from
sheer necessity. Public Ledger.
At 11:30 P. M.
"Wife, why does that young cub
stay out so lato?"
"I believe lie's pleading with Mabel
for a good-night kiss."
"Well, if that is the only way to
get rid of him, authorize her to be
Most men are industrious from ne
cessity. HER MOTHER-IN-LAW
Proved a Wise, Good Friend.
A young woman out in la. found a
wise, good friend in her piother-in-law.
Jokes notwithstanding. Sho writes:
"I wns greatly troubled with my
stomach, complexion was blotchy and
yellow. After meals I often suffered
sharp pains nnd would have to Ho
down. My mother often told mo It
was tho coffee I drank at meals. But
when I'd quit coffeo I'd have a sever
"Whllo visiting my mother-in-law I
remarked that sho always made such
good coffeo, and asked her to tell mo
how. Sho laughed and told -mo it was
easy to mako good 'coffeo' when you
"I began to uso Postum as soon as I
got homo, and now wo havo tho same
Eood 'coffeo' (Postum) every day, and
I havo no more trouble. Indigestion
Is a thing of tho past, and my com
plexion has cleared up beautifully.
"My grandmother suffered a great
deal with her Btomach. Her doctor
told hor to leavo off coffeo. Sho then
took tea but that was just as bad.
"She finally was Induced to try Post
um which sho has used for over a
year. Sho traveled during tho winter
over tho greater part of Iowa, visiting,
something sho had not been ablo to
do for years. Sho says she owes her
present good health to Postum."
Name given by Postum Co., Battle
Creek, Mich. Road "Tho Jtoad to Woll
villo," in pkga.
Postum now comes in two forms:
Regular Postum must bo well
boiled. ISc and 2Eo packages.
Instant Postum is n soluble pow
der. A teaBpoonful dissolves quickly
In a cup of hot water and, with cream
and sugar, makes a dollclous beverago
IiMtantly, SOo and EOc tins,'
Tho cost per cup of both kinds U
about the same.'
here's a Reason" for Postum,'
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