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IN OCTOBER 14 ANOTHER
AND THEN FOR
A very short time intervenes be- i
rween this issue and the date of thc :
next count of the ballots in the Ga?
rdie'* great veting contest, snd when
the count is ?.ade on Mon. evening,
Oct. 14 the vote wiM surely show
some very surprising gains.
A hard fight is being made by the
'caders to zot the coveted position
at the hea^'a of the list, and ballots
? ailing in large numbers each
day riptions are corning in.
- the merchants' coupons are
From the being put forth
by the leader- theft apt to be an
e change in their positions, and !
cc: oatt in the lead is ;
lions arc that
dc very c'.ose. I hose :
down on the list are aho making e:
rs thc;: standing and are
?\ there ard everywhere
to get votes.
The brr.us otters have put new
into the contest and tbe young wo
roan who makes the greatest gain
receive a special prize of $10 in
There are B * sider.: s ot V
liamsburg and thc surrounding coun
ajrho arc only wa ting for seme
i to ask them. The candiaiates
can get many subscriptions by asking
their friends and acquaintances to as
:hcm ia the contest for the capi
a grand Ooermeycr & Sons'
piano, which is on exhition at the
York Furniture Co.
Seven new yearly subscriptions,
paid up. will give contestants 14,200
votes, and will make them factors in
the race for thc pr.rcs. Ce
$400 up-right piano, which is rich in
tone and appearance, is surely worth
and enc: r.g to win
and as only one candidate canb
erinner of the capital prize, there is
still some chance to win one of the
:. the merchants ha
? generously donated. A little earnesi
worst v. tad the bie prize foi
To those persons srhfl have nd
cribed to Thc Gazette, we tri
DO IT NOW
certainly one candidate ir
I norn you arc more c
ed and who would apprr
:>n to t:
votes be err
to her. As to thc value of The Ga
tc as a newspaper, there ar
hundreds of readers who wi
abc. i will say more for it tha
::.e publisher; would, because,
vould prefer c .ds to te
at the good qua'.it.es
Merchants' coupons, counting 2
?es can be prv>cured with ever
> cash purchase amounting to one do
Ro. L. Spencer.
VV. A. Bow:
James H. Stone.
York Furniture Co.
Oidi Dominion Variety Shop.
R. T. Casey & Sons. (two store;
The Gazette makes the fo
bonus offers to the various candida:
I great contest; same to he
good until Mon., Oct. 14 at 5:
r every forty merchants' cc
pons brought to this office a
counted by the publisher or his as?
! tants. a bonus of 1.000 extra vo
r>e given, a total of 2,000 in
One five year paid up subscript
and two yearly paid up subscriptii
we will credit the candidate with
10,000 bonus vote, or any comb!
: tion of paid up new or renewal s
j acriptiotvt. for more than one y
totaling seven subscriptions, will
title the candidate to the 10.
AU of the contestants should
busy and make the moat of the i
is*ervening between this date
that of thc s*att count and roll I
HARD AT WORK
1ER GOLDEN PRIZE.
COUNT WILL BB MADE
mt FINAL DASH I
there Is a big surprise in store for
The following is the result of the
Miss Margaret Jones.114.075
Miss Virginia Johnson.103.700
Miss Theresa Parsley.94.800
Miss E'.enor Simonson.13,200
Miss Martha Leath.J.12S
Mr*.. H. M Swec ? .1.700
Miss In,*.er Scheie.
The fo'iowir.c Bonus will continue
snd remain unchanged until Oct. 14:
cry seven new snbsoribers
are v. 10.000 extra votes mak?
in-; a total of 14.200.
For every seven renesrsl subsc
OOO extra votes
l total ot 11.500.
* r* or every seven back subscrij?'
we will give 0,000 extra votes, nak
: ing a total ot S.800.
Subscriptions turned lin for the
and second count will not count
, for these bonuses. They will count
just the same for the piano at the
count, but these bonuses are
good only on subscriptions brought
rom now untii the ofier is with
F< merchants' coupons
brought to this office and counted hy?
the publisher or his assistants, a
us of lOOO extra vc I
These coupons may be collected
from any and all merchants who are
Following is the grand total in the
piano contest to date.
Miss Margaret Jones. 157,TOO
Miss Theresa Parsley.140.900
Miss Virginia Johnson.134.025
Miss E'enor Simonson.26.150
Miss Emma -.on.IC
Miss Martha Leath .12.700
Mrs. Henley Sweeney.
Miss Inger Scheie.
Mis^ - Jones.
Miss Agnes Morecock
TOOK AEROPLANE FOR ENEMY
French Birds Investigated Strange
Creature of the Air and Apptar
An extraordinary Instance of tbe b>
gence o', birds forms the subject
a letter received by tbe French
ry of CK' i from an In?
spector of forests.
Some time ago tbe Inspector **e>
i ce: (rom sportsman
tbat quail ridges bsd become
? rtaln districts. On exam
g tbe :. ?* found tbe blrda
Ll bad d. he regions In wbicb
_ serodorr.es had been Installed. Seem?
ingly they took the monoplanes and
? biplanes for enormous birds of pey.
Finding after some time, however,
c tbat their racks -acre not thinned by
(the strange creaturea hovering over?
head, partridges and Quail dispatched
scouts to the aerodomes to ezamins
tbe air craft at close Quarters. The
rsa il! of tbe investigations of thes?
'.- feathered envoys ares evidently ress
aur'ng, for the birds returned to theil
former haunts and the preeervel
sround Lc Mans and Rheims ara nos
aa well stocked as formerly.
Tbe editor of a woman'* msgarlm
f?ot a letter the other day from a coi
respondent who esk?>d. "What mourn
lng. if any. should be worn for i
*m< ? inT Thia queatlon 1
freighted with meaning. The lonee
rr, you look st it the weightier lt Ix
cornea. Tbe editor answered that 1
cs all depends on the mother-in-law, an
i!d Immediately we have an answer quit
qq as weighty as tbe question. In th
funny papers snd In fiction no moth*
In-law waa ever taken seriously. I
real life we not only take them esr
ously but we sometimes take tbci
rc* with a great deal of affection and r
peet. The mother in-law Jok* chou]
t _ have had Its day. and yet out of
lear sky?well, ss I say. the womi
wants to know whst mourning?1
ANY!?should be worn.-? Ksw Yoi
Sa* jmmr ***a**Ma**C
r Itaaaaata* ' /
a i KILLS la St*** indA
..r<\ with B*****V(
Tah IM I "?*:*. Say mt imf V
\ aa' aaa f..r ( RKSff-TI li t ^
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wa SOLO BY ALL DR'JGGISI
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JUALITIES OF THE AYRSHIRE
knlmsl ls Quits Intelligent, Quick to
Learn and of Retentive Msmory
? Essy to Milk.
The general appearance of an Ayr
ihlre, ss you look at ber. ls striking,
teing alert and full of life and re?
served energy. She in a healthy cow,
?arely having ailments of body and
idder. and you seldom see an Ayrshire
sow but that has four healthy Quar?
ters In her udder and gives a uniform
luantlty of milk from each. She ls
s very persistent milker, giving s
uniform quality well up toward calv?
ing, and many of them sre dried off
She ls very Intelligent, quick to
learn snd of a retentivs mer
easily tsught to take the same place
stable and. If required to
change, will in s few days readily
take ths new place. She ls quiet
snd plessant to milk, not easily dis?
turbed, and will as a rule yield her
milk ss readily to one milker as to
another, and does not seem disturbed
by any amount of noise in tbe stable.
As s dall ? she ls particularly
sdai ? D of milk for
tho milkman and for table use. as her
im slse us appetite and
.- qualities make her an
economi* while her even,
uniform vj ber s rerl
milk in total solids places it shove
suspicion from \. lnspee
milk 1? larly adaited to
transportation, as it does n
or sour easily, and when poured back
snd forth h I readily
mix am back into the milk.
* h will not again readily separate,
g it a uniform until tho
last ls sold or used, lt hss a good
body, ls rich looking snd never looks
blue. The ><milk itself bring easily
balanced wit D and butter fat.
ls a complete food, easily digested,
nutritious, and ls particularly adapted
?hildren and invalids Stomachs
are v.e^V and to direct
other milk find no trouble with Ayr*
shire cow's milk.
FOR USE IN MILKING COW
.Invention of Florida Man Provides
Vsrtlcal Partition Between Milk
sr snd Anlmsl.
Tho Americsn In deecrlb
tng s sanitary structure anc
vented by G. M. I-ummis
of For. Fla . says:
"Thia tnv?* >eldea a vertical
psrtltlon interpr cow
snd the' milker, and constructs the
same with a lsrg< * over and in
which s flexible screen formed of rub
ber. skin or fabric, and having holes
for Insertion of I *> tests, is ap
piled so as to completely exclude for
elgn substances from access to ths
milk pall. Thus In place of taking a
Appliance for Milking Cow.
pail or milking machine to s sos
D tied in the open or in s stable,
DOW ls taken to s particular struc?
ture and is confined therein while be?
ing milked. The engraving shows s
cross section of s cow stall or stable
snd an adjoining compartment whera
the milker is located.
Cruelty to ths Cows.
The milker who will thump s ooo
for squirming under the attack o:
flies ought to be hoisted out of th.
barn on the toe of the dslryman'i
X Why should the hired maui be ei
<j pected to work ten hours or mon
In the harvest field and then while ho
sud dirty tackle the milking Joh?
Prepare for Future.
lt ls imperative that we provtd
t moans of tiding the dairy her
over the season of falling pasturei
instead of vainly regretting thst j
in ( The dairyman who depends apo
tho pasture during the summer sn
hay during the winter to fesd his cos
ls treading on treacherous ground.
The universal Interest In the pro1
lem of Increasing dalry profits throug
the cow testing associations shov
that dairy farmers are willing to leal
bettsr ways when they have con vin
lng proof to sustain a theory.
Cars in Spraying.
Tn spraying the cows, be osref
thst m. generous quantity of the sol
i*x> tlon ls put on their backs, especial
**? lust behind the shoulders, since
IS thees points lt la difficult tor thc ai
rta maia to brush ct thc tsi?s,
OSE TO HEART OF NATURE
litjriums In ths Blsofc Forest ssl
Which Marveloue Curoo Msvo
n sn srtlclo on **Ths Friendly 8unv?
r Trees" in the Womsn's Homet
mpanlou Frank A. Waugh, prof> ?M
- of horticulture In Massachusetts)
ricultural college said:
In Germany one finds sll kinds ofl
res. Every enterprising town hastj
e. Often tbe 'cure house' ls the*
est public building In the otty. A<
mian talks of going to bis cure ssl
American of going to his vacat'
tere sre milk cures snd mud cu
mntaln cures and surf curso, but my
oles ls the forest cure. Not ot
es lt best piesse my personal taste,,
it I notice that lt gs ts tho rc
rious casee?thooe where rsdicsJi
id heroic cures are needed. First oo
I there sre the tuberculosis patients!
rewn about on their cots under the
ingent shades of the Black forsst as
x>ut Or. Trudeau's camp In the Adl
mdscks. Then there ars ths de*.
stees of Indigestion snd the nervous,
reeks, bilious, alcoholic and soc Wy*
Tocks, drug fiends, bridge fiends sndl
ody; that is. everybody who
sn spend the rooney to como ht*
>r the forest cure. Naturally In Qos*
.any. as In America, folks who have)
.> work snd support families cannot
fford to be cured They can't even,
(ford the dl**vaso in the first place.
"lt ls curious how friendly ths for*
?ts are to sick and discouraged pee*
'le. The trees reach out their anns tel
r them In the stillness of the!
norning and through the long nights
hey whisper reassuringly to every
me who listens.**
PET AVERSION OF THE SAILOR
Stormy Petrel ls Regarded with Dis*
fsvor by Even the Most Stout
There are few persons who hsvs
d the ocean thst heres not ob?
served the stormy petrel skimming
ace of the water. They
??Jit the vessel like swallows, tah.
their ?Coutts portion of food frons
Habited in Mark and making thelj
ally In larger nun*
hers Jus* :s to. or during. a
.ave long bosn regarded
h ' the superstitious not only as fore*
boding messengers, but ss sgents ta
some way responsible for bad
'ody can tell where they ooma
from or s -ced Sailors as*
?hey hatch the egg under the wina
and rear ng on pieces of flos
Thst mysterious origin has glv?
en risc to an opinion prevalent aroona
mariners that they aro tn some way
connected with the supernatural agaa
cies of the air.
They are variously known aa
stormy petrels, witch birds, the devil's
birds and Mother Carey's chickens
- sudden appearance often makes
the stoutest hearted seaman flinch.
OriglnsI Pana ma ns.
The Chocos Indians, who liva On ths
southwestern coast of Panama, are be?
lieved to be descendants of the tr -a
which Inhabited that part of the world
when Columbus discovered Santo Do
They are tall snd stalwart, with
kindly natures, s free hospitality and
an Innate honesty. Fev
have ever been among them. Trtl>
a some-* ? lar nature are also
found on the souther.- many ol
D having never se?-n a white face
* While the republic ol
Panama nominally rules this section*
ruth ls that these Indians govern
then. i ntlrely, and have absolute
ly no Intercourse arith the white. 1
do not allow s whits man to visit theil
I and still fly the Colombian flag
Their houses are grass huts, theil
almost nothing, but thej
? life In spits of the fad
that they are unacquainted with th*
fits of religion, fashion, soc lot J
The other day whsn tho milkman
who ls s new man on the route, calle*
at Mrs. Green's apartment, to colled
tho bill, she said to him severely; "Ds
you know that seversl mornings late
ly I have not heard you whistle whea
you left the milk on the dumbwa
"Sure that's good, ma'am.** returned
the milkman, complacently, obllvloua
of the note of severity In Mrs. Qr. .
"snd I hops I'll soon git lt dowa
to fine yell not hear me at all. Ya
ma'am 'tis imposslbls for me tc
be lesvln' the milk any lstsr than 1
do, but stnee the day ye told mo )
came too airly and woke yo from
your sleep In tho mornin* T*ve bees*
careful to blow ths doombwaitss
whistle as softly ss I csn so ss not tt
disturb ye. But sometimes I do pu.
more breath into ths toob than I irs
tlnd to, snd thieu's the times ys heal
Yorkshire's Ms ny Acres.
One often hesrs lt stated thst YorTa
shire csn bos st more seres than there
srs letters In ths Blbls, snd most
people, on heeling the statement fol
ths first tims, srs lncllnsd to doubt
lu sccurscy. Tt ls perfectly true*
however. Authorities differ ss to ths
sxsct acreage of Yorkshire, one gi*
lng lt ss 3.882.848 seres, another ai
t,771.843; but as the number of 1st
tsars la the Blbls, socordlng to lsbort
ons computstlon. ls only 3 564.430. thr)
acres beat ths letters wtth eomtthlai
| tc tiaker%~Loe>*l*Ci TWBtig.