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MEANS HEALTH, TOO
RHUBARB SOMETHING MORE
THAN A DELICACY.
Eaten Stewed, It It a Powerful Foe
to Qout and Rheumatltm It Alio
a Specific for the Com
plexion. ltliiibnrb hits many tine not only
for tho tnlilo, but for medicinal pur
iubc8. Tho part used tlio most Is
thu foot stalk of tlio leaves. Tho roots
tnko up many acids and ara astrin
gent, honco tho valuo of tho dried
roots hh u ini'dlcluo.
There Is somu soda In tho rhubarb
also, and n llttlo potash. Tho combina
tion of theso alkalies with tho nclds
prodtico useful salts which havo vital
izing power In tho blood. Tho dearth
of sugar In tho cellular tlssuu of tho
stnlk Is responsible for tho strong
effect Yot BUgar Is present to the
extent of two por cont
Ilhubarb Is n powerful zest River.
Whon merely placed In tho mouth and
loft unmastlcatcd thcro Is u rush of
tho saliva from tho glands to deal
with tho quantity of ncld In tho mouth,
This Is excellent In cases whero tho
digestive fluids need stimulation. Any
food taken will bo absorbed through
tho pouring out of tho dlgestlvo fluids.
Though a vegetable, rhubarb Is used
In every respoct as u fruit. Eaten
stowed, so that tho nclds are tart In It,
tho sta'l' ids as a fou to gout and to
rhoumntib.n, for It neutralizes tho urla
acid that causes these thlngB. It Is
also a specific for tho comptoxlon. Its
nclds fight vallantlv with tho noxious
humors nnd gases In tlio body that oth
erwise would And outlot In tho shape
of rough nnd pimpled skin.
Hero aro a few recipes far rhubarb
To Prepare Rhubarb for Children.
Wash, dry and cut tho rhubarb
stalks Into pieces nbout two Inches
lung. Put thorn Into n stono Jar with
a llttlo water, add ns much sugar as
deemed nocessnry. Bet tho jar In tho
oven, or In a pan of water till tho con
tents aro perfectly dono.
Spread n portion on plain dumplings
or boiled rlco, or an sllcos of bread.
Ilhubarb thus proparcd will remain
good for two or three weeks.
Rhubarb and Fig Jam.
Wash, dry nnd cut Into small pieces
12 pounds of rhubarb and four pounds
of good Ires. Put them Into n Inrgo
basin, add two cups of wator, 12
pounds of sugar and two heaping table
spoonfuls of ground ginger. Allow
(hem to romnln In a cool placo for 12
Tho noxt dny boll quickly for three
quarters of an hour, nnd cover nt
Bonk Wj ounces of gelatine In half
a pint of water for ten minutes, dis
solve gently nnd strain.
Blow threo-qunrtors of u pound of
cut rhubnrb with four ounces of sugnr,
ono pint of water, tho grated rind uud
J u I co of one lemon. Add tho gelatine
nnd two well beaten whites of eggs.
Pour Into a mold lined with lady
lingers, When Arm turn out quickly
und carefully Into a cold dish.
Servo with a custard made, of the
yolks of tho eggs, two heaping table
spoonfuls of RUgnr, half a pint of milk
nnd a few drops of vanilla.
Wash and cut Into email ploces
enough young rhubarb to fill a quart
measure. Put Into an nnutnnlod pan
with IVi pounds of sugar, thu grated
rind and strained Julco of ono loinon,
12 nlmonds blanched and choppod
Hall quickly till they look llko a
rich marmalade, then add half an
ounce of gelatine dissolved In two
tublcspoonfuls of boiling water.
Pour Into a mold wottod with cold
wator. Set asldo till Arm. Turn uut
and serve with cream.
THE GREAT MAN'S OCCUPATION-
Nothing Very Serious In HI Minn
Juit at That Moment
Tho multl-mllllonnire was being
bared. As hn lay back In his chnlr,
looking upward, his grave faco gave
the Impression that ha was iu deep
"Ah," whispered ono of the barber
shop loiterers, "I'll wager a dollar
against n toothpick that ha Is think
ing of railroad mergers."
"No," snld another, "he Is thinking
about bear raids In Walt street."
"Uet ho Is pondering ovor the r
bato system," echoed a third.
"I'll ask him."
Walking over to tho chnlr, he said
"Hog your pardon, sir, but to settle
an argument, would you kindly toll us
what mighty question you are study
Tho multl-mllllonalrc turned his
tnthcrod face nround and smiled. "I
was Just studying two fllos doing
handsprings on the celling," ho
chuckled, and tho trio of gucssors
looked so sheepish they failed to hear
"Next" when It was called to them,
HOW HE SHOT THEM.
Made Little Difference to Sportsman
Where Hit Birds Were Hit
"Down In Florida, whoro I spend
tho greater part of the winter," said
tho sunburned Now Yorker, "they aro
not so particular nbout observing tho
game laws and tho llttlo niceties of
hunting as wo are up north, I had
frequently seen wntcr fowl shot with
out giving th em u chuueu to rlso. Com
ing up to Jacksonville u big Gorman
got on tho truln nt Port Orange with a
nlco string of duck. He snt next mo
In tho smoker and I struck up n con
versation with him.
" 'Nlco lot of ducks you have there,'
" Yah,' ho replied.
'"Whoro did you gut them?' I asked.
"'Down py do Inlot up do creeks,'
"'I supposo you shot them on tho
wing,' I ventured, remembering tho
trick of tho pot hunters.
"'Yah,' ho replied solemnly, 'on de
vlng, unci In do feet, und In do head,
oferywhere. Dore dcy aro. You can
oxamlno dem und seo for yoursolf.' "
Brain and Nerves Restored by Grape
Tho numbor of persons whoso all
tuonta woro such that no other food
could bo retained at all, Is largo nnd
roportB aro on tho Increase,
"For 12 years I Buffered from tlys
popsln, finding no food Hint did uut
dlBtrosH mo," writes a WIb. Indy. "I
waa reduced from tin to DO lbs., grad
ually growing weaker until I could
leave my bed only n short while at n
time, nnd became unable to speak
"Three years ago I was attracted by
an article on Grupt--NutB and decided
to try It.
"My Btomach was bo weuk 1 could
not tnko cream, but I used Grupo-Nuts
with milk uud llmo wator. It helped
mo from tho first, building tip my sys
tem in a manner most astonishing to
thu friends who had thought my re
"Soon I was able to tnko Grnpo
Nuts nnd cream for breakfast, and
lunch nt night, with mi egg nnd Grapo-
.Nuts for illntior.
"I am now nblo to eat fruit, meat
and nearly all vegetables far dinner,
but fondly continue Grupo-Nuts for
breakfast and supper.
"At tho time of beginning Grape
Nuts I could scarcely spent, a sen
tence without changing words nround
or 'talking crooked' In sumo way, but
my brain ami nerves havo become so
strengthened that I no longer havo
thnt trouble" "There's n llonson."
Namo given by Postum Co., Hattlo
Crock, Mich. Head "Tho Hood to Well
vllle," lu pkgs.
HOW TO TEST LINSEED OIL
There Is nothing that will make
paint go wrong on tho house more
quickly than poor oil. It Is as bad In
Its way as adulterations In tho whlto
lead, Potroloum oil cheapeners may
bo detected by placing a drop of tho oil
on a black painted surface. If ono sees
tho characteristic Irldcscenco or play
of colors which koroscno exhibits, It
Is ovldcnco of adulteration. Corn and
fish oil can bo detected by tho smell.
Adulteration In whlto lead can best
bo discovered by tho uso of a blow
pipe, which National Load Company
will sond with Instructions frco to
nnyono Intorestod In paint Address,
National Lead Company, Woodbrldgo
Uulidlng, New York.
Money to Burn.
The big touring car had Just
whizzed by with a roar llko a gigantic
rocket, and Pnt nnd Mlko turned to
watch It disappear In a cloud of dust.
"Thlm chug wngotiB must cost a
hope av cash," said Mlko, "Tho rich
Is fairly burnln' monoy."
"An, bo the smell av It," sniffed
Pat, "It must be that tainted money
wo do bo hcarln' bo much about"
$100 Reward, $100.
Tnereadort of tbli ppr will be pleated ta learn
Ihit there It at If til una dreaded dtieate that icltaca
bat been able la cura In all lit ilegei, and tbat It
Catarrh. Ilall'a Calarrb Cure It tba onlf poiltlra
cure nuar knuwn to iba medical fraternttr. Calarrb
balm a eontttiullunal ill.riit, require! coimlw
lloual treatment. lltU'a Catarrb Cura It taktn In
lirnallf, actio? directly upon tho blood and roucout
turtacei of Ina tjritein, thereby detlrotn tba
foundation uf tba dlteatt, and air In tba patient
ttrengtb bjr building up Iba nm.itiuilun and attlit
liK naiura In dulni lit work. Tba proprtaturi baft
t'i much faltbln lucurallra powerethat Ibey offer
nc Hundred lloliare for any cate tbat It faltt ta
cure. Send for Hit nf lettltnnnlalt.
Addrete Y. J. 01IKN K V CO., Toledo, O.
Hold br al IlruifiliU. lie.
Taka Han't fainllr I'llla fur couttlpttioa.
The road lending to n woman's henrt
Is puved with dollars and tho one lend
ing away from It strewn with regrets.
Garfield Tea ft a naturnt laxntlvo It Teg'
ulntca tlio (llRCntlon, purlliea thu blood,
clt-annc the nyntcm, clears the complexion,
brighten the even and bring tho glow of
Aftor you know some people well
you aro apt to regret the politeness
you wasted on them.
It's Pettlt's Eye Salve,
thnt give inatiiiit relief to eye, irrltnted
fix) m dual, hent, un or wind, 'iSe. All drau
ght or Howard Unit., llufialo, N. Y.
Hugging by another name would bo
quoutlng, Just tho same.
Mra, Window' Mouthing Njran.
For children teetblnic, tof tent the glint, rrducel to
dramilmi, elUjtptln, curat wtndcollu. sscabotU.
Thu reward of one duly done Is tho
liowcr to fulfill anothur -Georgo Hllot
The State of Wyoming
Is preparing to open for settlement ten thousand acres of irrlgnblo land, under
the Otrny Act, nt jo cent prr acre, m nn nddlllon to tha now famous IV'hoaU
laud Colony. Por further information write to
J. It. MASON, General Immigration
i rrlnnlpat of Bttinuirrnnhlo Doimrtniont Is n Court Ilenortor. Trlnolpal of
, IlookkoeiiltiR Department In a I'ufillo Accountant and Auditor. Bend tor oata
1 lotjuea. 1T3V C'liumua Htreet, Denver, Colorado,
May bopermancm'ly otcicomcly prefer
personal efforts iUtltc assistance
bM ho ruin Irtili Kntiolir'ml laknTlvi
remedy, Smm offtg and WWr ejbcnnj
JvnicK cnnbleft onetojorm regular
Kabitfc daily $o that assistance fa na
ture may be radiiaJly dispensed wittj
when no (oncr needed asllicbestoj
remedies, when Ytqtnrcd, arc to assist
Nature and hot to pupplantthc tiaturw
el functions, vliicli must depend ulti
mately upon proper' iioutiiJvmcrit,
proper cjf or ts,ail rifjtt living generally;
jTojjetltA bonojicial effects, always
euy the genuine
Fig Syirup Co. only
SOLO BVAU. LEADING DRUGCISTS
onetueonly, rtuiar price 50trBoitlt
in decorating the walls of
your home, can be most
surely effected by using
Th SarutaryWall Coating
The soft, velvety Alabas
tine tints produce the most
artistic effects, and make the
home lighter and brighter.
Bold by Paint, Drur. Hardware and
General Stotte In cuelullr tealed
and properlr UUIed packaict. at
tiOe the paclcace for white nnd
Mc the package for Unit, bee
thnt the name Alabaitine It on
each package telore it It opened
either br round! or the workmen.
Tha Alabastine Company
Otand Rapldi, Mich.
Batten Office, 103 Water Street.
Hew Twit City,
wanlril tn aril tho tirlg
Herb lurllcrnlt. lie
wnreof imitator. Tba
ralent Ofllcn linn recently ilrvidrd n trmle
murk rnnce llnllon rnae In my fiivor.ennrrlllna
ft rculatrrrd Iratle-mnrk on 'Nutlv Ilrrba"
wlilrli wn lnKiifil tn my i-uinpciltorj, an tha
ground thnt tlirjr were not entitled to Kuril
trndt- iunrk. For antnple unit tertun mud tlio
1'iHrnt Ofllce'a Urelaloii, wrllo
P. E. MELR08E, Columbus, Ohio.
I iToniottt a Jaiurlaiit (rrowth.
and hetullnet the half.
Telle to Jlettore Qr
to ill Youthful CoJorT
tip diMMt htlr ilUii,
' WIDOWS'ndorNtW LAWobtnlnod
I 1iT'v?2V'k-Jta tr JOHN W. MORRIS,
PENSIONS Waehtuglou, 1). U