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ALS THE EP NOCIK
A1ump retsse amd~lr A~
Srhee aricdes -nd 11:ettraco.N mIust rc
te repr-Wed ts oC tpecdir er nou
ALAS, THEY KEPT NO CHICK.
A Wigun worm so grken on td f lt.
O)n a lettuce leaf in ax sunbeam sat
A plump. pretty ma0.d rarrned .ny Arnn
Gadth hat lettuce in h1--er diawCsb n
se washed that etuce. crisp and gre;o n.
Bnt the wgerdte wormlet was not seen.
She drsed that cs for th adnner hou
With hard boike-debgs and vinegar sour.
But he worm squirmed out on te table
And that mde the boss just awra aroth.
Ae icked that table hard and good
And knocked It into kinoling wood,
Then in rt~shed.n cop with a bickory stickl
An-d whlacked t-he boss an awful lick.
Fe cot the likt Of the taw.
Whle wife went bawling homne to ma.
A ch.ick would have saved that marb from
A chick would have saved that sad fnal.
For with chicks around no worm czn
For the early chick gets the tat green
C. M. BARNITZ.
Grandma tried to sca'e cluckin' out
of her "settin'' hens by clipping off
their conclusion. but the bobtaIled
broodles didn't conclude-they "sot'
on. Grandir took the screechers by
the neck and ducked 'em in the wa
terin trough, but that didn't often cool
their ardor. Now John Etughouse says:
"Jist pen 'em up In the dark fur four
days th no feed or water. That'Il
But no Bughouse tactics in our coop.
If such cruel treatment doesn't kill
the ben It retards her quick return tc
laying, and that's what re don't want.
Broody hens are often broken by
simply turning them on the green or
placing them In a pen where there Is
no nest or nesting material and put
ting them on the roost after dark.
If you have birds of Leghorn style
just,tle a two foot red flannel stream
er to abeir tais. They will be scared
out'e$ clucking quick. If you have a
turkeg gobbler bandy turn him ot
the scene, and when he sees that
taunting dlannel you'll view the most
amusing moving picture show you've
seen. Heavy breeds aren't aff
by this trick. They consider the
bon an ornament to their peroration.
Many place their broodles~in a box
width a slat bottom. The air circulat
lng under them cools their fever.
An easy way is to place the broody
witli'a snappy cockereL He will makei
life lively for her. A screech and off
they go. He will chase her up a tree.
His impetuosity will cause her such
strenuosity that she will be so busy
trying to escape him that the soft nest
and downy chicks will be forgotten.
and the exercise will do her good.
Dont m:tke a fattening crate with a
solid floor and top. Slat top for venti
lationt slnt bottom, sanitation.
Don't beleve that concrete causes
corns on the feet. Nothing fitter than
concrete and litter.
Don't sacrifice the paying qualities
of your fowls to get pretty form and
feathers. Feathers may win at the
show, but money makes the mare go.
Don't forget that private trade is
best. especially for eggs right fromn the
Don't ge~t too scientific, that's nit;
he up to date, have common sense.
Don't hide away knowledge if just
back from college, but prove your
theories In private before you give
them to the universe. You may have
a block of laughingstock.
Doiz't think when you cheat a man
throu* the mail that you are not
drtirln* a nail Into your business finale.
Don't expect too much from your ad
rertising the fi'st season. With ads..
as with all else. there's reason.
*EXPERIENCE THE BEST TEACH
If you have heard It once you have
heard It a bundred times. -aperien:ce
Is the best teacher."
To make. his tuarat today ai z'.n
must have a practical e'ducation, and
to get this! be mut ao -tru-: the.
TChere is a~ isetleai. an .r::.: enal.
a- beautiful side to life, :ad. m- a:..
also add. :a theoretic'ai skid. but a
of life mzus~t be spent ins the* w.- ks;
where prctical result; -'-*rer
er life is' a: failure
There are boo1ks an :.::z. but
what is re:!kion wit::'tut pI~wt ir:
There are b'ooks :n medl:"'. la1w.
man should have ::zau love- !is !!:::r'.
Bunt the day come's in eve: :m~
Eig whe he says: --I's noit :: found
in books. Th'ey r.re help!~.. buat este~'
rience is the best tenche'r"
A BROODER SCREEN.
A he'n hatchedI chiek tan:y be b.'hrn
with c'atwh'rs, but he's bofrn with :3
silver spoon in: his :nuth whe e.'
pared wit!: the bini born ia :: !...h
onst..ct him in the mvster- :'n
wortm and bugelo;.. watrns him of the
bogie's that beset little roosters, and
he always has a nice wav:n house
walkin:: aloing with him. and where
muther spre-nds her win=. behold. ther.
But the brooder chick mzust often
say. *'What 1-' home without a moth
Ile is really a self utmde rooster.
Thus. having no heated home leg
ging after him around the lot, he mast
find his way back and is apt to stray
Thus before turning him loose on
the world it is wise to have him play
in a brooder front yard until he be
cowcs accustomed to the place.
For this purpose we use screen
coops si feet square, fifteen inches
high. with a frame made of 1 by 2
inch stuff. covered with inch mesh.
The open end fits the bro'oder. and
we often string six of these screens
in a row, and thus the chicks have a
run G by 3C feet.
This is the correct size for hen and
chicks also. and here the brood is safe
As some keep oil and young stock
on the same ground. the old birds rob
the chicks at feed time.
By placing a block under the cor
ners of this screen to afford entrance
the chicks may feed underneath at
pleasure and -et their share in peace.
FEATHERS AND EGGSHELLS.
Rtobins at 10 cents a dozen is one
thing seen in Tennessee markets that
surprises northern bird lovers. It Is
claimed 150.000 have been slaughtered
for this paltry price in three weeks.
They are killed at their roosts. one
man killing 2.G00 of these insectivorous
birds In a night. That act would have
cost him 2G.O00 In Pennsylvania.
Hens fed on corn alone :ay a flabby
e-.. deficient in cell structure. weak
In fertility. and healthy chicks from
such eggs are very few.
Salt poisoning and diarrhea often fol
low the feediug of scraps from hotel
tables. The mixture contains acid
vinegar. salty meat scraps and mustard
d'd is nearly always fermented before
the bens rummage through It.
A Lancaster (Pa.) tenant adopted a
new way to pay Tent when he stole
the landlord's chickens and with the
proceeds settled his arrears. He re
celved nine months' free lodging for
Chicago :s the great cold storage
center of the United States. Its~ egg
warehouses have a capacity for 1.000.
000 cases. A case contains thirty doz
en, and it cost 30 cents a case for the
storage period. April to January.
Seventy-two million eggs were taken
off' the Chicago market on April 7 to
keep up the retail price, and agents
were bustling all over the central west
to gather in the eggs for the trust so
they might not reach the city and be
sold to the people att a reasonable
price. And 'et we say. "We are the
In the time of Audubon wild turkeys
weighing twelve pounds were sold in
market at threepence (6 centsi each.
In the last fifty years this noble bIrd
has been almost wiped off the map.
What a ben eats a year depends on
the breed and strain of chicken. wheth
she Is a layer or loafer, on th,
Iate, on the way she Is housed.
on her age, on what she adds to her
ration by foraging. on the kind and
quality of feed, on the hen's vigor and
on the fellow that does the feeding
and for what purpose she Is fed. Hens
on free range eat from sixty to ninety
pounds of supplied feed when a sy's
tematic method Is used.
HE AMUSED THE CUBS.
Then thte Young Lions Took a Turn at
A negro attached to an African hunt
Ing party met with a curious adven
ture, says an English paper. Wandee
ig one day from camp. he surprised
two lion cubs at play and thoughtless
ly commenced to amuse themi. Heu was
only too successful. The big cubs gam
oled fearlessly about him and to his
dimay refused to desist when be
wished to leave t hem.
Realzing the danger to which he
woeld be expo.-ed shIould the mother
appear, he bej.-dn to run. but the cubs
refused to be shaken ogf and in their
play scratched his legs In fearful
That the creatures were thoroughly
enjoying themselves was evident from
their manifestations of delight, and
before long their unusual cries brought
a lioness leaping to the spot.
Trembling In every limb, the negro
faced the growling animnal, while the
cubs continued to jump up at him,
eager for further caresses. The en
raged lioness moved round uneasily
in clrcle. man and beast keeping
Itheir eyes ste'adily on eatch other. Ser
eral tine the lioness erouched to
spring. but the man, from fear, never
shifted his ame.
At length. after what seemued an age.
Iwhen thbe neg,.ro was ready to drop
froma exhaustion, the animal suddenly
cahed her cubs- away a nd disappeared
into the su:-runding se.rub.
An Artists Struggles.
'rofessor von IHerkome.r. th~e I'amnt~s
painter. h~ad see a .-trU.::.:l to .rain
a living za his ea:y dai s :h::t had it
Inet be.n fo.r hi inex:.-.Hsicl st'ck
of patience and. sel'f cozilid.'nce he
w vould proba'bly have aLbandioned ;.rt
entirely. ile sold his ti'st picture for
2 guina-,':t. adt :ater ou t'arned. for a
short timie a coupl'e of pound~s w eekly
for a wodcut n, hie'b be suppiei.d to
a com- ic apr. Th'is mnodest salary
comn to a ste'I. lie was at his wits'
end to kit w what to' do. lie appiled
to a1 dr.,p. of m~instreh' for an eni
gagent as zither player. but in vaiu,
For 'sote years he b;:he: :'h povA
THE FINAL POSE.
it Made the Thing Harmonious an<
Complete All Around.
In the early days of traveling b:
stagccoach across the rocky moun
tains the trip was likely to be reliever
of monotony by incidents of no ordi
nary occurrence. lit the fatigue o:
the journey was apt to wear upon thi
nerves of the weak :nd the timid
Sometimes the passengers became s<
worn out as to lead to a suspicion o:
their sani:y. The Right Iter. D. S
Tuttle in his "Reminiscences of a Mis
sionary Bishop' describes zc Instanc<
One forenoon the coach rolled int<
Denver. and the six horses came pranc
ilig up to the office of Wells. Fargo J
Co. A large crowd was assembled. a:
the incoming and the outgoing pf th,
daily coaches were the great event:
for the town.
At the stop the only passenger quick
ly threw open the coach door. leaper
to the ground. ran hurriedly across thi
street antn. turning a handspring
stood on his head wit!h L's heels ul
against a supporting wail.
Several inet followed him. quite sur
that here was another passenger craz
ed by the long. sleepless ride. On'
said to him in a Vne of sympathy
"Why, cap'n. what's the matter'
Slowly coming to a right side ul
posture. the man answered: "Well. Li
friend. I'll tell you what it is. ThL
standing on my bead is the only posi
tion which I haven't bee in durin
the last twenty-four hours in yonde
coach. and I wanted to make thi
thing harmonious and complete al
IN A CHINESE BANK.
The Way the Clerks Use the Abacui
and Counting Boards.
The Chinese have a way of gettin;
bold of the first principles of things
even though they may not have devel
oped them into elaborate and scienti<
A foreigner. especially if he be o
prepossessing appearance. is receiveo
with great civility at a Chinese bank
"Schro!r' shoutz the bead clerk. Tb!
word is not. as it sounds. German. bu
a corruption of Hindoo -sarraf." o
banker's assistant. In response to thi
call a native cashier appears. noiseles
and deferential, with a smooth shave
skull. a four foot pigtail and a spot
less, flowing garment.
With great rapidity he will make at
exchange of notes, doing his calculat
ing on an abacus. a frame of wire anq
beads simiar to those used 'in countr.
schools everywhere years ago. Hi
long, lithe tingers move over the bead
more quickly than the eye can follow
but there's no mistake in the total.
Perhaps the visitor will want a larg
piece of money changed into smal
coin. Instead of going through th,
wearisome operation of counting ou
the 300 pieces included in this trans
action a simple, ingenious device t
employed. A tit wooden tray is pro
duced containing a hundred recesses
each just big enongh to lodge one coh
and just shallow enough to prevent tb
possibility of two lurking together.
The pile of small coins is poured ou
on this tray, and wIth one jerk of th<
clerk's wrist the hundred recesses ari
filled and the surplus swept off.-Hart
I PLANET PROBLEMS.
We Really Know Very Little About the
"The amount of ignorace not yet
removed concerning the planets ia verj
great," writes E. S. Grew. "We d<
not know. for example, whether the
planet Venus rotates. if it does it maj
possibly have a life and a vegetatiot
like our own, though we suspect thal
it is clothed in eternal cloud. OY
Sturn's rings we cannot say whethe:
they consist of millions of tiny mooni
like brickbats or whether they may be
even smaller still-a veil of shinini
dust. Of Jupiter we can only say that
it is covered with clouds, though o
their substance we know nothing
and, according to Professor Lowell and
Sir William Huggins, some of the
bands we see on it may be-rifts ... the
clouds revealng the body of the plan
et. Little lines crisscross these bands
Photographs of JupIter taken at Plag
staff observatory seem to Iudicate thal
these lines, too, are the upeper clouds
"But whenever wve see a plianet we
see it badly. Even Mars, the mos1
clearly revealed of them all, is con
stantly obscured by a refracting haze
so that even of the famous 'canals.
though early 500 in number, only
few are perceptible at a time. and at
unskilled observer would probably nol
make them out at all. Sandstorms
sometimes snowstorms, sweep the sur
face of the planet. and because the
winds of Mars are very gentle anm
slow moving these occurrences take
ong time to pass by."-Londoni Famil:
THE FATA MORGANA.
Conditions That Must Obtain to Al
low of Its Production.
The fata morgana is a singular aeris
phenomienon akin to the mirage, it
seen in many piarts of the world, bu
most frequently and in greatest pet
fectioun at the struit of Messina, bc
tween Sicily and italy. So many con
ditions must coincide. however, tha
even there it is of comparatively ran
occurrence. To allow of its productioe
the sun must be at n angle of forty
live degrees wvith the water, both sg
and sea must be calm and the tida
current sutticiently strong to cause
the water in the center to rise highe
than on the edges of the strait. Whei
these conditions are fully met the ob~
server on the heights of Calabria, look
ig toward Messina, will behold
series of rapidly changing p'ictures
sometimes of most exquisite beauty.
Castles, (holonnade , successions o
beautiful arches, palaces. cities, witi
houses and streets and church dome~s
mounins. forests. grottoes. will upi
pear and vanishl. to be succeeded per
hal's by ileets of ships, sometime:
placidly sailing over the deep, some
times inverted, while ai haio like
rainbowv surrounds every image. It 1:
supposed that the images are due te
the irregular refractive povw-rs of the
different layers of air above the sea
which magnify, repent and distort the
bjects on the Sicilian shore beyond
but to thte Italians these singular ap
la:eare the castles of the l'ria
cess to:;:ana. and the view of them I
supo.sed to. brin;; good fortune to the
The Modest Man.
A modest marn isn't one who has a
poor opinion of himiself. Hie merely
keeps still about his good opinion of
Life is not so short but that there is
THE FINAL TEST.
Where the Candidate For the Army
Put His Foot In It.
Bill was one of those fellows who
always try to do ;hings right. He
lost his position recently and. being
unable to secure :iz;iher. decided to
join the regular army le applied
at Uncle Sam's recruiting station.
.ow. Bill was a g'od lookiing speci
men of manhood. and the army ofdi
cer begVan his ex.;ainatiou with pleas
- Heart. lungs. cauring. sight and
nerves were found in the best of con
dition. But one'test remained before
P he could become a regular.
--Take cff your shoes." commanded
Bill did so.
. -Now wet your feet in that bucket,"
* he was further inzstructed.
Bill 6:d as he was told.
-Now walk across the room." said
the army ma.
Bill knew from the actions of the
army otbhe.'r that lie had made a good
mark a.d wanted to Increase his aver
age. He started across the floor.
bringing every Inch of his weight to
bear at every step. Ile looked back.
Yes, he was doing flne. He could
plainly see the whole imprint of his
feet each step ihe had taken Ile was
happy. and the task was funished.
'Don't want you. You're dntfooted."
said the ariy man.
"What do you think of that?' re
flected Bili as he made his way to the
THE ROYAL HOAX.
I And the Missing Sword of the Duke of
What became of the Duke of Cum
berlaud's sword. which was lost or
stolen at the llaymarket theater Jan.
It was on the nlght of the great
"Bottle Hoax." According to adver
tisement. a man was to "play on a
common walking cane the music of
every instrument now used to per
fection. get into a quart bottle with
out equivocation and while there sing
several songs." besides doing other
things only a little less marvelous
more marvelous that the theater
should have been packed with spec
tators. including many of the nobility
and the Duke of Cumberland of Cullo
The conjurer did not appear. but
one of the theatex officials did and in
formed the house that all money
would be returned at the doors. "Cum
berland was the first that flew in a
rage," a contemporary account tells us.
"and called to pull down the house.
I He drew his sword and was in such
-a rage that some'body sl!pped in be
hind him and pulled the sword out of
his hand. which was as much as to
I say. 'Fools shouid not have chopping
sticks. This sword of his has never
t been heard of nor the person who took
I it. Thirty guineas of reward are of
' fered for It."-London Chronicle.
Curieus Street Names.
I The list of curious street names is
t exhaustlble. Bermondsey possesses
a Pickle Herring street. Near Gray's
inn1 there la to be found a Cold lBath
square. Most of the Nightlngale lanes
~and Love lanes are hidden ironically
-enough In the slums of the east end.
But for really bizarre street names
one should go to Brussels. The Short
Street of the Long Chariot, the Street
of the Red Ilaired Woman and thbe
Stee of sorrows ar ,remnarkabie
enuhto echthe estobservant
eye. The Street of the One Person is.
as one :night ;ruess,. considerably nar
rower than Whitehall liut the cream
of Brussels stre.et namues surely be
longs to the Street of the Uncracked
Siver Cocoanut. This in the origlini!
appears as one ponderous tidrty-slx
letter word.-London Chronicle.
. H. Knew How It Was.
:James' mother is one of those un
fortunate i.gdividuals who "pick up"
unconsciously every error in sp'eechu
that they hear. This failing is a
source of munch amusenment and com
mpt In her family, as are also the
habitual and glaring mistakes of Mrs.
F.. a very estimable acquaintance. -
One day .James' mother had been
out and upon her return committed a
gr-.e offense aigainst the mother
'ongue. Immediately little .James con
fronted her, with upraised foretinger.
and exclainm'l in accusin:: tones.
-Now. mother, you have b~e'n laying
with Mrs. F. again!"-1)e'linetator.
For Infants and Chiliren.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Tihe tiorin. one' of the most famnous ot
modern coins, originaited in Florence'.
Some say that it gave the name to the
city, w-hile others assert thamt it was
irst so enlled beca:use. it had "n it a
flower de luce, from the Italian tl0
rune, er tiower, for the same reaison
that an E'ngish siver piece. is calle'd
a crown or certain gold 'ie'ces in
France lndiff'erently a znpoleo or a
loui or t be ten doihir go'ld iite In
America un eagle. Two countries.
Austria and IHolland. have retained
the tiori as a unit of monetary value.
taking it at a ime when it wtas very
universal in Europe. its usage. haviing
been rendered general by the tltn'tnciaml
supremacy of the little sta.tes of north
en Italy sund the imperfect coinage
system of the other countries of the
TIhe must costly walking sticks conme
from the Malay archipelago, and the
most highly prized stick is the nmalace'.a
cane. To instwe straightness these
sticks are reared in glass tubes .\
good malacca should be a yaird tonig.
not less than an lueh 1in dliamet-r at
the uppe'r end. perfectly straight and
smooth and of a very damr-.-. chocolate.
;Jcolor, slightly miottled. It should b
used delicately, for the lacqmue'r 'tiih
gives it Its bene~tifui g!o.. Ns64
chipped.- 1.ondon G ;ra ~hie.
But They Can.
Mrs. Mm',gins -When a girl i mar
ried she is apt to ?.ink~ her troubles
are over. Mrs. lit.tginms- Yies; she does
not seem to realize that things can go
amiss with a Mrs.--l'hzladelphin Rec
-My patience is taxed very often.''
-Well. I notice you get relief in the
"Swearing It off."-Baltimore Amer
A FAMOUS GOOSE.
Peter, the Pet of the English Cold
Possibly the most remarkable crea
ture ever attached to a reginient was
Peter. the ever famous goose of tie
Coidstream guairls. This curi-bus pet
was present ed toY t he ( lst rea imners
when they were in Canada by the ;ite
Hon. Adolphus Graves. and n it :wl
quired a fame which eclijed ti h:at of
a rivals in the w:y of pets in the
When the guard was iounited of a
morning Peter always marched 0fT
with them. It is recorded th:at ie
night the goose saved a etry's life
by flyin.g in the f:ce of a rele'd who
Was just going to !'-e at the s44llier
1'eter's t ineL:y aid rted the
rebel. whio tired at rand-in The sen
try immediately resI4tuded toy lh-tot
Ing the rebel dead.
When the guards came hoieme and
were quartered Iin ,vnuoe sof thet
sigh:s when the regaicnt m':arehel
Out' was to see Peter strit'-: at the
head of the battal:.l tl.l t1le.i m::,4sed
the bsa rack gate. when the ':,'"' re
turned. Unhappily l'eter's fate' was
unberoic. Ills end wvas ill in :acco4smrd
with his martial career. for he was
run over and killed boy a cal. and that
not even a taxical It was a Po-or
kind of an end for : bird with such
a record.-London Telegraph
Old English Laws About Buttons.
Buttons have engaged the attentioU
of legislators even more frequently
than hats. Five acts have been pass
ed to protect the button industry of
England. and some of these are still
I unrepealed. An act of George 1. In
flicts a perialty of 40 shillings on any
person using or selling "buttons made
of cloth, serge, drugget. frieze or cam
This law, says the London Daily
Mail, was a source of intense annoy
ance to foreign vIsitors, and the author
of "Le Parisien a Londres," a guide
written in 17Sf). is careful to explain
its provisions at considerable length.
He adds, however, that foreigners
"who are able to prove that their
clothes were made in their own coun
try escape the penalty when first sum
moned on the understanding that they
change their buttons within twenty
Foley Kidney 'ills
Tonic in quality and atction. qjuick in
results. For backache, headache. dizzi
ness. r e-vousness urinary irregularities
and rheunia.ism. W. E. Brown & Co
An ir ible sergeantgolng his night
Iy round of the barracks In order to
make sure that all lights had been ex
tinguished noticed that a window was
Illuminated. Ele roused the occupants
of the room.
"Put out that light." be ordered.
"and be quick about it."
"But it's moonligbt!" explained a
"I don't care what it is!" roared the
sergeant. -Put it out!"-London Ex
Little Willie-Say, pa. what is a gen
1Pa-A genius, my son, is a person
whom nature lets In on the ground
floor, but whom circumstances force to
live in an attic.-Chicago News.
A Strong Hint.
Customer-You don't seem very quick
at figures. my boy. Newsboy-I'm out
' practice. Ye see, most o' de gents
says, "Keep de change--Harpe-r's
The heart is no Island cut off' from
other lands, but a continent that joins
From Sickness to "f~xcellent Health."
sosays .1irs. C'has. Lyomn. I 'eoriam. 1l:
"I ioundl in your lFoley iidneyv l'ile, a
pro p and speedy cure for backace
and kidluev tr-ouole which bothered mec
fr miany 'months. I am now e'njoyin:
excellent health which I owe to IFoley
Kidney Pills." W. F. Browsn x~ 'o.
First Oil Well.
In the yea' 1S5o E. L. Drake of
Titusville. i'a.. drove the tirst oil we!L
Like other pioneers. be was regarded
as a dreazmer or a fooi. and people
laughed at the Idea of tapping a sub
terrane-'n oil laike. It was only by
pretending that he' was in bearch of a
bed of salt that he was able to get
drillers to work for him. When the
borer had reached a depth of about
seventy feet Lrake found his antici
patons realized, and be was the pos
sessor of an oil well which, with the
aid of a hand pump. yielded him
twenty-lDre barre.ls ai dazy.--Newt York
" As ~ Good as Refused.
'Practically. She said she would
marry me as soon :as I set tled down
and wvent to work at something wvorth
To know what one likes is the begin
ing of wisdom and of old age.-Ste
That a clean. nice. .ragrtan: coirmpountd
like liueklen's .\ruica Salve' will instant
lv relieve a bad burn. eut, scald. wounda
ar piles. strters s.keptic.'~ lut :ra
'ures provet it a won~de'rful he.ah-'r of :h
.k int etionsl )t'. as alo c'happ..ed bana'.
,wrain% andt c'r'ns.. Tri:. 2.z' atal
IWhy She Couldn't Accept.
Telepshone operazt rs w Iho pl,. an w runa
nuber or ,zet the wires cru-wed't s',meL
by a broker in his 'ity t he. ot her moarn.
a!ing h sitatoner :mle u;s his ho~e
numbLer anmd said tothe person on the'
te'r "mnd of' th n ire.
"iello, de'a r. st ha t vour
"Yes." replied :: sweet t.'uned e 'lee.
"Well. I've. :,''en thinkiagt about you
ill moerning. I w:ant you to comec
dontewn ::nd :,t'et we f"or lunch, ad
wet'li go to a shor. this afternocon."
"Weli. that woauld be' very nice." re
~led the perso~.n "n the.. other e'nd. "and
I sho.uld deam ly love to do so.. but tny
husand is home, and i'm amfr:thei he'd
oject. 1~on't you think you' e ;,ot
the wrung number?' - i'hilad.'l hia
Visitor-.\Iy Wh'at a tiae baby' Iow
much does lhe we'igh? Fond Mlother-I
really don't know. H~e hasn't ts.een
weighed since noon.-Life.
Happiness is an equivalent for alI
Come In And Ask About 1t
We want to tell you about the latest and newest labor saver
for the farmer- a marvel of mechanical genius -a regular
"Jim Diandy" -the light, handy and simple
Ri ~akes it
Iup t & . h-so
You never saw anything like it before-nothing like
it has ever been made. It makes a windmill pump into
a perfect Power Pumping Plant in a few minutes, and
besides pumping, it runs separator, churn, grindstone, or
any machine orainarily run by hand. You do the attach
ing yourself. Costs less than a windmill! It's well worth
a special trip to learn abe :t the most wonderful invention
you ever heard of. N-ext time you are in town come in
sure. We want to give you a catalog free.
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1Mnical detail-' Want the rreatest automobile value in America?
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no ex;>erimental feature-: the car that satisfies.
coetrree rigby .utomobile Company.
Lively Tirnes In Biliville.
"Well. sir." said the Bhllville citi
zea, "ef they ain-t a power o' confu-I
sion in the skios ater nwhile I'll give
"What-s the trouble?- he was asked.
"Well, over yander is Deacon Jones
prayhi' fer r'.in. an- jest'erost the way The dIeeks are cleared for action. I ;im now in the race
Ls Eder Brown pertitionin- fer dry- or csh trade. an Ilhave a splendid stock of everything
roun'. I.ttln' whki-ll win. An' t needed on the farin or in the household.
high sherifs done sarved notice to all I cordially invite an inspection of my stock of
of 'em to nppenr in court an' unswer
n"-:: i- "ha" Dry Goods, Fanicy Goods,
a' the ::su tysh iteohe as oeut
pthile town ball.--ncle a- N otions, Shoes, Hats,
AsSrGuarded His Beard.Cl t i g Cr c e y Tn.
Asi uo:ts Miore laiid his~ bend
on the ldoek he' bietged the executioner
to wa i n inzuent while lie carefully W o e n a d a e
placedn his beard out of reach of the
ax. for. he said. "it hath not commit
ted tre:so)n.- which reminds one of ' '
the story of simon Lord Lovnt. whoG L 0 C . R I
the d:zy b~efore- his execuition on Tower * Iints flIiilk'.e
hill baide the operatiar who shaved him ialIiiS
be cautisus not to cut his throat. as Cl&b n '"~Iriem od.eaiete(uhy
such an :!te:ident would cause disap-Iu ~ z ~i~p;- h
pontment to the gaping crowd on tbe . Ci~pS.te o' u rmic
morrow.-English 31agazine. Ii y f~~'seit l~zgilht$t oalrz ahtal
Small Audience. 'e' hr 'mirtoi hsIhv rprdfr
Bacon-Did you say t e professor al
ways counts ten before he spens? %ltV~l~lal
Egbert-No; he only counted eight ut 'or.(t.
yesterdCy'thing, Crockery, Tinte
mIfo a -eYouheceaet Passont u frmie
this season. an~ wI y raizerthase YO mustsobuies
meet Ottxrtharp ha compeson hi hver reardor.
rI w mt vo r t.rol
yesteay'siv. l.1eture.-Yonker states- Your.L?Letc..9/J~9
ning the Samet asti~l a
!ia -: to~ a..n' to hosa - ..::: h' ie ios6keii. A u~ l
.\it 1'Cjman .. hol no21 h:: " a h ! hi ie fEad ar.Crekr..;as
.a'! : i g weil- ,ht d__c._th\_t
!~'f.!!owi ::a xp rhne
.\r.Lu- \ boo.E ianSre . '
*K.ing t ar-. . I . '<-.. --ay..:'0W . "I dio: no:. 'in''i
Cu our doorS wiot a)purchas.yums
~FWISCV~R -fBAK lO Lo arEdar. rockery.Gl s
s.iTobSucely Sto.p.\haat buwes
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