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H "TrTe Age of Lead.
Bl Wo aro wont to speak of this era
BV as tho "ago of Iron," and thero is no
B gainsaying that, Industrially speaking,
B Iron Is a "precious metal."
m Novertholcss, fow people realize
B how useful, f not absolutely neqes!
Bf sary, to modern civilization, is that
other metal, lead. Soft, yielding
Bf pliable, It Is not much llko Its sister
B motal, but those distinguishing quaU
B ties aro what give It such a prominent
place in the arts and Industries.
H x Modern plumbing, requiring manj,
i.rn.,nK8 nnd twlstings, but withal
B jight Joints, would bo almost lmpos
aiblo without lead pipe. Tho great
B est civilizing agent in tho world the
printing art Is absolutely dependent
W n 'cad. Handset typo, linotype
B "slugs," monotype typo all aro
B made of compositions of which lead
B is tho chief component to say noth
B ing of tho bearings In tho presses as
well as all other kinds of machlnory
In which "babbitt" metal Is used.
Solder Is another load product
what a field of usefulness that ono
form opens up.
Then thero Is tho most Important
ttso of all to which lead Is put paint,
that necessary material which keops
our houses looking pretty inside
And out and preserves them from
How many of us thank metallic lead
for tho comforts of paint? .Yet tho
best houso paint Is nothing but me
tallic lead corroded by acid to a whlto
powder known as "whlto lead." Of
course, thero aro many Imitations of
"whlto lead," somo of which aro sold
as whlto lead and somo which aro
offered by tho namo of readyrpro
pared paint under tho familiar pre
onso that thoy aro "Just as good" as
Whlto lend. But all good paint is
jnade of tho metal, lead, corroded and
ground to a flno whlto powder and
mixed with linseed oil.
Whlto lead Is also used In tho coaj
Ing vqf, fjno pll clotljB'. and for many
purposes besides paint.
"Ited lead" Is another product of
motalllc lead and Is what Is known as
an oxldo of lead, bolng, produced by
burning' tho metal 'Red'lead Is tho
best paint known to prcsorvo Iron,
stool or tin, 'ami is" used largely In
painting metal structures, such as
skyscraper skeletons, mills and
Thoro aro many other products of
the metal lead, such as llthargo,
orango mineral, etc.,. which aro es
sential to many of "tho arts in .which
wo never imagine' that lead would bo
of tho least uso.
Verily, wo live in an ago of lead
aa well as of Iron.
States of Brazil.
Politically, Brazil is divided into 21
states (including tho federal district),
but so unequal is tho division that
thrco of these embrace practically her
entlro lowlands, as well as a portion
rtt the western uplands, and execod
trjk area tho romalnlng 18, which lie
Within the, highland region, except,
for their narrow margins upon ' tho
coast. These latter, howovor, contain
more than 9G per cont. of the population.
When Woman Isn't Young.
Tho report Is that a local religious
Institution which Is for "young wom
en" has drawn tho deadline of youth
at 35. Evory womnn over that ago
will bo marked 23 and roquestod to
sklddoo. This Is painful. It Is unkind.
What Is worse, ltjs Impracticable. We
Are glad tho task Is to bo performed
by women. No man nor set of men
would ever havo dared tackle such a
problem not thoy. This Is simply
another example of woman's inhu
manity to woman.
We have been told for many ages
that a woman Is as old as she looks
and a man is as old as he feels. Just
jnow(jwo say It wlth,rcgret, most worn
(en look like 60 and most men feel like
( Methuselah. But the general rule
soems a good ono. It is a plain, un
palatable fact that women will docolvo
as to tbolr age as long as possible and
ithon oponly Ho about It. Thero aro
ninny womon who woro born during
'Aytho ravages of the civil war who still
'claim sweetly to bo In tho thirties.
I HOW MANY OF U87
Fall to 8elect Food Nature Demand
to Ward Off Ailments.
A Ky. lady, spoaklng about food,
says: "I was nccustomod to eating
all kinds of ordinary food until, for
somo reason, Indlgostlon and norvous
prostration sot In.
"Aftor I had run down soriously my
attonton was called to tho necessity
of somo cltnngo In my diet, and I dis
continued my ordinary breakfast nnd
bogan using Ornpo-Nuts with a good
quantity "of rich cream.
"In a fow days my condition
cbangod in a remarkablo way, and I
began to havo a strength that I had
never been possessed of before, a
vigor of body and a polso of mind
that amazed mo. It was ontlroly now
In my experience.
"My formor attacks of Indlgostlon
had booh accompanied by boat Hashes,
and many times my condition was dis
tressing, with blind spoils of dizziness,
rush of blood to tho head and noural
jVfilCtPalns In tho chest. r
,'( "Slnco using Qrapo-Nuts nlono for
breakfast I havo boon frco from these
troubles, excopt at tlmos when I havo
Indulged In rich, groasy foods In
1 quantity, then I would be warned 'by
a pain undor tho .loft, Bh.outdor., blado,
and unless I heodcd"tho warning" tho
old trouble would como back, but
when I finally got to know whoro
theso troubles originated I returned
to my drape-Nuts arid 'croarii 'and tho
pnln and dlsturbanpo loft vory quickly.
"I am nnw In prlmo health as' a! ro-'
suit of my uso of Qrapo-Nuts." Namo
lven" by Postura Co., Battlo Creek,
(Copyright. 1898, 1900, by B. It Crockett)
, CHAPTER I.
The Hall of the Guard.
Loud rang the laughter In the hnll
of tho mon-at-arms at CaBtlo Kerns
berg. Thero had como an embassy
from tho hereditary Princess of Plnss
enburg, recently established upon tho
throno of her ancestors, to the Duch
ess Joan of Hohcnsteln, ruler of that
cluster of hill statelets which Is railed
collectively Masurcnland, and which
Includes, besides Hohenstoln, tho
original Eaglo's Eyrlo, Kernswnld
also, and Marlcnfeld.
Above, In tho hall of audience, tho
ambassador, ono Leopold von Des
sauer, a great lord and most learned
councillor of state, sat.alone with tho
young duchess. They were eating of
the baked meats and drinking tho
good nhonlsh up there. But, after all,
it was much merrier down below with
Werner von Orscln, Alt Plkkcr, Peter
Balta, and John of Thorn, though
what thoy ate was mostly but plain
ox-flesh, and their drink tho strong
alo native to the hill lands, which is
called Wcndlsh mead.
"Get you down, Captains Jorlan and
Boris," tho young duchess had com
manded, looking very handsome and
haughty In tho prldo of her twenty
one years, her olght strong castles,
and her two thousand men ready to
rise at her word; "down to the hall,
where my officers send round tho was
sail. If they do not treat you well,
o'en como up and tell It to mo."
"Good!" had responded tho two sol
diers of tho Princess of Plassonburg,
turning them about as' If they had
been hinged on tho samo stick, and
starting forward with precisely tho
shame stiff hitch from tho halt, they
raado for tho door. V
"But stay," Joan of Hohenstoln had
said, ero thoy reached it, "hero aro a
couplo of rings. My father left me
one or two such. Fit them upon your
fingers and when you return glyo
them to tho maidens of your, choice."
And with their rings upon their lit
tle fingers tho two burly captains went
down tho narrow stair of Castlo
Kernsherg. Being arrived at tho hall
beneath they toon found themselves
tho center of a hospltablo circle. Gruff,
bearded Wondlsh men were those of
ficers of tho young duchess; not a
butterfly youngling nor a courtly car
pet knight among them, but men tan
ned Hko shlpmcn of the Baltic, sol
ars mostly who had served under
hu'r father Henry, foraging upon occa
sion ns far as the Mark. In ono direc
tion and into Dor-Russia In tho other,
men grounded and compacted after
tho hearts of Jorlan and Boris.
It was small wonder that among
such congenial society tho ox-men-at-arms
found themselves presently vory
much at home. Scarcely wero thoy
sented when Jorlan began to brag
of tho gift tho duchess had given him
for tho maiden of his troth.
"And Boris hero, that hulking co
bold, that Hans Klapper upon tho
housetops, had well-nigh spoiled tho
Jest; for when her ladyship askedihlm
a second tlmo in her sweet volco for
tho namo of his 'betrothed,' ho must
needs lay his tonguo to 'aretchou,'
Instead of 'Katrin,' as he had done at
Werner von Orseln, tho eldest and
gravest of all, glanced round tho full
clrclo of his mess. Then ho looked
back at tho two captains of tho om
bassy guard of Plassenburg with a
"And you. lied about, your sweet
hearts to the Duchess Joan" he said.
"Ho, ha! Yes! I trow yes," quoth
Jorlan Jovially. "Wino may be dear,
' MM' I il
"But tay," Joan of Hohenstoln had
but this ring will pay tho sweets of
many a night!" , t,
"Ha, ha! It will, will It" said Wer
ner, the chlof captain, grimly.
"Ayo, truly," echoed Boris, tho
mead beginning to work nuttlly under
bis ste61 cap, "when wo molt this
ha, hal Katrln's Jowel, we'll quaff
many n berikeV" Tho nhonlsh' shnll
flow. And Peg and Moll and Ellsabot
hall be thqre yes, and many a good
follow" ' i. i
-.'.'Shut tho door!" quoth Worner, tho
chlof captain, at this point. "Sit down,
gentlemen! Captains Jorlan and
Boris, you do not seem to know that
you am ng longor In Plassonburg.
Hore aro no tables of Karl tho Mil
ker's Son to hamper our llogo mis
tress. Do you know that you havo
lied to her and mado a Jest of It?"
He spoke very bIow1j-, leaning to
ward them and punctuating his mean
ing upon tho palm of his left hand
with tho lingers of his right. "If I,
Werner of Orcein, wero now to walk
upstairs, and In so ninny words tell
my lady, 'the sweet, easy princess,'
as you namo her, Joan of the Sword,
as wo aro proud "
"Joan of tho Swordl Hoch!'1
Tho men-at-arms at tho Ibwer table,
,tho bearded captains nt tho high
board, the very page boys lounging In
tho niches, rose to their feet nt the
very namo, pronounced In a volco of
thundor-p'rldo by Chief Captain Wer
ner. "I thank you, gentlemen, on behalf
of my lady, In whose nnmo I com
mand here,' said Werner, bowing cere
monldualy to hll around, whllo tho
others settled themselves to listen.
"Now, worthy soldiers of Plasson
burg," ho went on, "be It known to
you that If (to suppose a caso which
will not happen) I wero to tell our
Lady Joan what you have confessed
to us hero and boasted of that you
lied and doublo lied to her I lay my
llfo and tho lives of these good fel
lows that tho pair of you would bo
aswlng from tho corner gallery of tho
Lion's Tower In something under Ave
Jorlan roso to his feet. "Up, Boris I"
ho cried; "no-Bor-Ilussian, no korn of
Hohcnsteln that over lived, shaU over
crow a captain of the" armies of Plas
senburg and a soldier of the Princess
Heleno Heaven bless her. Talto your
ring In your hand. Boris, for wo will
go up straightway, you and I. And
wo will toll tho Lady Duchess Joan
that, having no sweotheart of legal
standing, and no doslro for any, wo
choused hor Into tho belief that wo
would bestow her rings upon our be
trothed In tho roso gardens of Plas
sonburg. Then wo will seo If Indoed
wo shall bo nswlng in flvo minutes.
"Aye, thrico ready, .Jorlan I"
"About then! Quick march!"
A great noise of clapping roso all
round' tho hall as tho two stout sol
diers set themselves to march up tho
stnlrcaso by which thoy had Just des
cended. , c""
"Stand.to tho doors!" cried Werner,
tho chief 'captain, "do not let them
pass. Stand up and drink a deop cup
to thorn, gather! To Captains .Jorlan,
nnd Boris 'of, Plassenburg, bravo fol
Tho toast was drunk amid multi
tudinous shoutings and handshakings.
Tho two men had stopped perforco,
for tho doors worn in tho hands of
tho soldiers of tho guard, and tho plko
points clustered thick In their paths
Thoy turned now In tho direction of
tho high tnblo" from which thoy had
"Sit rdown, gcntlomon, and I also
will sit. Now hearken well," said
Werner; "theso good fellows of mine
will bear mo out that I Ho not. You
havo dono bravely and spoken up like
good men takon In a fault. But wo
will not pormlt you to go to your
donths. For our Lady Joan God bless
hor would not lake a false word
from any no, not If It woro on
Twelfth Night or aftor a Christmas
merry-making. Sho would not forgive
it from your old Longbeard upstairs,
whoso business It Is that is. It sho
found it out. "To tho gallowsl' sho
would say, and wo why, wo should
sorrow for having to hasten tho
stretchings of two good men. Keep
jour rings, lads, and keep also your
wits about you when tho duchess
questions you again. Nay, when' you
return td Plassenburg, bo wise; seek
out a Oretchen and a Katrin and be
stow tho rings upon them that Is, If
over you mean again to stand within
the danger of Joan of tho Sword In
this hor castlo of Kernsbergl"
"Grctchcns aro nono so scarce In
Plassonburg," muttered Jorlan. "I
think wo enn satisfy her but at n
cheaper prlco than a ring of rubles
set in gold!"
The Baiting of the Sparhawk.
"Brine In' tho Danish Sparhawk,
nnd wo will bait him!" said Wornor.
"Wo havo Bhown our guests a poor on
tortnlnmont. Bring In tho Sparhawk,
Through tho black oblong of tho
dungeon doorway thero camo a lad of
seventeen or eighteen, tall, slim,
dark-browed, limber. Ho walked be
tweon two men-at-arms, who hold his
rlsts firmly on either side. His hands
woro chained togother, and from be
tween them dangled a spiked ball that
clanked heavily on tho floor as ho
stumbled forward rather than wnlked
Into tho room. Ho had black hair
that waved from his forohead In a
backward sweep, a noso of slightly
Roman shapo, which, together with
his bold eaglo's eyes, had obtained
him the namo of tho Spar or Sparrow
hawk. Wernor von Orsoln turned to his
gucais nnd, said, "Tills Sparhawk In
llttlo Dano wo took on our last fo
to the north. It Is only In thnt d
tlon wo can. lend tho .foray, since ou
havo growi so law-abiding and strong
In Plassenburg and tho Mark.. HI
unclos worq all killed In tho defense
of Castlo Lynar, on tho Northern Haff.
We know 'npt which of theso had also
tho claim of fatherhood upon him.
At all ovents, his grandad had a man
or there, nnd camo from the Jutland
sand-dunes to build a castlo upon tho
Baltic shores. But ho had hotter havo
stayed at homo', for he would not pay
tho Poaeo Geld to our Henry, Bo the
Utm roaieo, Mia w went to CUl
Lynar and mado an end save of thl
spitting Sparhawk, whom our master
would not lot us kill, nnd whom now
wo keep with clipped wings for our
Tho lad listened with erected head
and haughty eyes to the tale, but'
answered not a word.
"Now," cried Werner, with his cup,
In his baud and his brows bent upon
tho youth, "dance for us as you used
upon tho Baltic, when tho maids camo
In fresh from their tiring and tho
nowest klrtles were donned. Dance, 1
say! Foot it for our llfo!"
Tho lad Maurice von Lynar stood
with his bold eyes upon his torment
ors. "Curs of Bor-Russla," he said nt
last, In .speech that trembled with
nngor, "you tnay vex tho soul of, a
Danish gentleman with ' your nsper
Bions, you may wound his bbdy, bill
ou will nover bo able to stand up to
him In battle. You will r.evcF bo
worthy to eat or- drink with, him, to
take his hand In comradeship, or to
ride n tilt with him. Pigs of tho sty"
you are, man by man of ou Wends
nnd boors, nnd no king's gentlemen!"
"Hans Trcnck, lift this isprlngald's"
pretty wrist-bauble!" snld Werner.
At the word tho man laid down his
partisan and lifted the ball high bej
tween his two hands. v
"Now dance!" commanded 'Werner
ZZ.Mt.S- . J "
"Pig of the ty you are man by
man of you!"
ton Orseln, "danco tho Danish milk
maid's coranto, or I will bid them
drop It on your toes. Dost want them
Jellied, man?" '
"Drop, and bo cursed In your low
born souls I" cried the lad fiercely.
"Untruss my hands and let me loose
with a sword and, ten yards clear on
tho floor and, by Saint Magnus of tho
Isles, I will disembowel any three of
"You will not dance?" said Werner,
nodding at him.
"I will see you fry in hell flro first!"
"Down With tho ball, Hans
Trenck!" cried Werner. "Ho that will
not danco at Castlo Kcrnsdorf must
lenrn nt least to Jump."
"'Waro toes, Sparhawk!" cried tho
soldiers In chorus, but at that mo
ment, suddenly kicking out as far ns
his chains allowed, tho boy took tho
stooping lout on the faco, and In
continently widened tho superficial
nrea of his mouth. Ho went ovor on
his back amid tho uproarious laughtor
of his fellows.
Tho fellow rose, spluttering an
grily. "Hold his legs, somo ono," ho said,
"I'll mark his pretty feet for him.
He shall not kick so free another
A couplo of his companions took
hold of tho boy on either sldo, so
that he could, not movo.hts limbs, and
Hans again' lifted high' tho ball.
"Now, then, for .marrow nd mashed
trotters!" ho cried, spitting tho blood
from tho split cornors of his mouth.
(To bo continued.)
Senator Depow was explaining to a
clergyman tho slang terra of "flim
flam." "To flimflam," ho said, is to confuso
a man's mind to such a degree that
ho actually consents to, and concurs
In, his own cheating.
"Now, permit mo to glvo you an Il
lustration of flimflam.
"A boy goes to a grocer and asks
for n pint of molnsses.
" 'Put tho molnsses, sir,' ho says,
in this pitcher.'
"The grocer draws tho molassos In
a pint measuro, pours It Into tho
pitcher nnd hands It to tho boy.
"But tho boy, looking at tho meas
"'Seo hero, you haven't glvon me
nil my molasses. Thoro's somo still
sticking to tho bottom of tho meas
uro.' '"Oh, that's all right, sonny, says
tho grocer easily. 'Thero was som
'In tho measuro before.'
"Thorcupon tho fllmflammed boy
goes off content."
, Beating of Dead Hearts.
Hearts of cold-blooded animals will
beat for a comparatively long tlmo
nftor, death or removal from tho body
(It kept cool and moist), becauso of
poworful intornal collections of
x.rvos, known ns ganglia, whoso au
tomatic) impulses causo tho regular
contractions of the muscles. Similar
ganglia exist In mnn and othor warm
blooded animals, but their action Is
loss prolonged. Scientists have as
certained that a turtle's heart will beat
aftor removal, If put on n piece of
glass, kept coo and moist, and cov
ered with a boll-Jar. I bcllove It ho
been known to beat 36 or oven 48
hours; 12 or 14 hours Is a common
record. St. NIcholnR
INDIANS GIG BIG FISH. .
Spurn the Use of Bod and Reel, But
Land Some Great Bats and
- -. Catflsh.
The mountain streams of Indian
territory, which abound In gnme fish,
principally black bass, have been aa
clear as crystal of late, and the Indians
have been having great sport gigging
In a mountain stream In the terrl
toryvwhen tho water Is clear the bot
tom can be seen through six feetiof
water, nnd this makea gigging a great
eport for the Indians. They are ex
perts with the-ennoe and the gig, and
spurn the flnest fishing tackle In the
way of rod and reel, a it la too stow
port for .them.
It Is interesting to watch a couple of
Indians gig fish. 'With 'the longslen
der reed, (ipped, and barbod with steel,
one Indian leans over thov prow of the
canoe while tho othor with tits paddle
gently and noiselessly lets the canoe
slide up 'to the big rocVs nnd around
logs In deep-water, whore the bass and
.cattish He. ThJ Indian carrfes hi gig
uplifted and ready' to strike at any
With his face not t ilx inches above
the wator, his keen eyes scan the bot
tomland he will locate a bailor1 cat
fish, lying partly. under ji rock ,br log
that would never be seen 'by 'the aver
age fisherman. The atroke of the dex
terou arm Is like lightning, and In a
flash the flan is speared through and
lifted In the boat.
There is no struggling to land him,
no excitement of winding ,ln the lln,
or the (ndlan hunts for game, and not
An Indian seldommUaM Jhl fish
when he throws the gig. SAfai his mo
tion is so perfect and his. .balance so
even that thore is scarcely a tremor in
the boat, while the 'amatedr is more
likely to not only miss his flsh two
feot, but stand on his head In the wa
tor beslder, ,
HE PUT If ABOUT RIGHT
At Any Bate When He Had Glvta
a Demonstration She
"I have Just Joined an antUklsslng
club," said the beautiful girl.
"Why, do you believe kissing Is dan
gerous?" asked the man, according to
tho Chicago Record-Herald.
"It depends on what you mean by
dangerous. If you mean to ask me
whether I am afraid of microbes, I
can say that I am not, I believe a
great deal of tbl microbe talk 1 ab
solutely ridiculous. As far as catch
ing microbe is concerned, I ahouldn't
hesitate a moment to to "
'To permit that sweet mouth of
your to be kliaed by the right man,"
"Well, If you want to put It that
way you may," she returned.
"But I wouldn't put It Just that way.
May I show you how I would put It?"
"I am waiting for you to do o."
He gently placed one hand against
the back of her splendidly poised head,
placed the linger of hi other very
tenderly under hor protty chin, then
with a deft movement which, as far
aa sho was concorncd, was absolutely
painless, tilted her face upward and,
bending forward, completed the proc
ess with an ease and a naturalness
that left 'her with absolutely no cause
for criticism. After It was all over
"Won't you tell me now why you
Jolnod the- antl-klsslng club?"
"Because because," sho sighed,
"there's such a tmill, you know, about
doing anything that would get you
Into trouble If It were found out and
then It gave me a chance to lntroduse
the subject, too. How a It that you
would nut It?"
How to Heeta Burglar.
Highwaymen nre around again and
we should all make up our minds how
to behave should we meet them. One
way Is to hold out a hand to the thug
and say: "How are you, old man?
Glad to see you! Put It there!" This
perplexes him and its nous to francs
ho shakes hnnds. Then you exclaim:
"By the way, have you got a ciga
rette?" Utterly disconcerted, he offers
you ono. Thus you havo gained time
and employed It In thought. It's as
tonishing how nctUely the mind works
in the presence of n highwayman. In
a few seconds you have worked out a
plnn. "Just n moment, old man," you
say, "wait till I ask ono of those chnps
back thore for a match." Boston
To Clean Eye-Glasses.
Let eye-glasses lie In alcohol for a
fow moments, then polish with
chamois. If tho glassos aro set Into
gold frames, a flno camel's-halr brush
will lift the dust from tho edges and
make, them look llk'e now.
And That's the Idmlt
8omo wise guy said thero was noth
ing equal to the hatred of a scorned
woman. This fellow probably never
, rubbed up against somo of the sore
head politicians and heard them ex
press their opinion of the men whom
thoy blamed for kicking tbora out of
the public trough. Fargo Forum.
CXJP OF' DELIGHT " H
THREE gg CROWHI I
TTlS r H
Bold everywhere In full half poun4 B
(S unoa) red and Sold oar ten ONLY . H
PLAYERS FROM COUNTRY.
: n BB
Boya from Small Town Have' Be- M
come Great Baseball ' M
"If It were not for the small coun-.- M
try town baseball would soon be a M
thing of history,'' said Bradley) Wal- H
ters, of Sterling. 111. "The really great
baseball players' who were developed M
In. big eltlos can be counted on, the H
Angara of one" hand, I believe: It 11 H
the prairie pUyer of the amall towa H
who stands at the bead of the profei- M
"The reason for this la easy; to find. H
The city boy has so many restrictions M
thrown around him by the police that M
he cannot acquire any great ability. M
The urchin Is not even permitted to M
play In the streets or alloys. If he ' M
does ha must station a few1 boya M
around to watch' the 'copper.' The M
boy in the small town can-play where M
he likes. Then outdoor exercise haa M
made hi eye quicker and hi arm .
stronger, .qualities which are In graat H
demand In baseball. K
"The quick eye develop Judgment , M
In distances, another quality needed B
by the baseball player. I And more' M
enjoyment In watching the pralrl H
youngsters, play than In seeing a- M
league game. Thoro I 'one., thing H
about these kidsthey are dead In M
earnest and out for bipod. They aro H
your truo amateurs, even if they play M
for a mask, a ball or even 60 cent a H
game at. times." , , H
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We Make Travel Eaay. M
Flvo trains Mnlly via the Atchlao," H
Topoka & Santa Fe',Colorado to IUa- H
sas City, St. Joe, Chicago, Galveston. M
El Paso, City of Mexico. Aak ma Bl
about reduced rates. C. F. Warra. H
G. A., A T. & S. F. Ry.. 411 Dooly H
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POINTS ABOUT THE MAYPOP M
Little Known Southern Fruit' Vom,
aea Vedical Vlrtue1BcBUj' '
Discovered. ' H
A new fruit that em )tkly, to HH
prove of considerable value baa bee., H
developed by the cultivation of the B
common "maypop," a .plant which la JH
very familiar In the .southern state, HBl
quite ornamental, easily grown from HH
seeds and affords a handsome, cover HH
for arbors and verandas. It, I known BHj
to botanists as passlflora .'(ncarnata. H
Tho. fruit In, its improved form 1 AVJ
somewhat bigger than a hen's egg
and decidedly palatable. It looks, like, HH
a May applo. BBj
More Important, however,.! the rec-
ognltlon which tho plant has recently IH
obtalnod as tho sourco of a harmless HBl
drug which Is. utilized by physician 11
as a sleep producer and hor ve soother. H
Unfortunately, most nerve soothing BHj
and sleep producing drugs create hab- HBl
Its which afe difficult to throw off 'and HHfl
In their after effects they are liable H
to be Injurious. But the fluid extract H
of tho maypop, which Is obtained from H
the leaves and flowers, while wonder H
fully effective aa a soporific, ha no H
Nemesis. The Improved fruit of the H
maypop I available for use both fresh' Hfl
and preserved.' In all likelihood It H
will mako Its appearance before, long H
in our markets. H
German Humor. H
An ash tray from Germany contain BgH
this warning: "Defilement dt th BgH
room by ash of clgara is forbidden to HgH
the severest. Anyone who, notwlth- H
standing, makes guilty of such a one H
will be punished Irrevocably by house1
"When my husband 'won't buy mo H
what I want,'' remarked Mrs. X, H
"I cry. Then he will agree that I may H
have It, Just to get me to stop crying." BH
Don't Waste Time H
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or buy a good one if you M
haven't any. See us. H
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