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Blood Was Wrong
All women, who stiffer from the aches end paine, due
to female mem***,** ere urged to try Cardui. the reliable.
cc***i**ti.V, tonk remedy, for women. Cardui acts promptly,
j/et gently, and without bad effects, on the woi-rianly system,
relieving pam, building up strength, regulating the system,
and toning up the nerves. During the past half century.
I thousands of ladies have written to tell of the quick curative
results tbey obtained, from the usc of this well-known medicine*
Mrs. jane Callehan suffered from womanly trouble for
nearly tea -years. In a letter from Whiteville. N. C., she
says: "1 was not abie to do my own housework. My
Btt^^iiar** was weak, and my blood was wtrong. 1 had back?
ache, and was very weak, i tried several troctors. but they
did me ao good. I used Cardui for 3 or 4 months, end now
1 am in the best hearth 1 have ever been. I caa never ?praise
Cardui enough.-* It is the best toriie, tor womea.
Whether se^ousry sick, or simply weak, try CrndttL
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iEGOND COUNT IN 1
HE WINNER DF $10 IN li
From thc efforts bein-** put forth
>y thc leaders there is apt to be an ?
-a*ire change in their positions, snd ]
list who will get out in the lead is ]
liff.cult to sry. Indications are tbat |
he vote will oe very close. Th -r
Iowa on the list are also making ef
orts to better their standing and are
aust ing h? re, there and everywhere
:o get rota s.
The bonus offers heve put new life
into the contest and the young wo
man who makes thc greatest gain
? eceivc the ten dollar gold ;
offered as a special pr.:
There are many residents of V*fii
1 a ms burg who have not yet sub?
scribed to Tne Gazette and who arr
only araiting lor some friend ta a**k
them. Cai.alidatcs can get a
subscriptions by asking their mends
and acquaintances to help them in
the contest Sever, i cw yearly subj
senption.-*, paid up. anil give con?
testants 14,200 votes, and wiil make
them factors in the race for the
prizes. A $4iX) upright pi mo it
worth the time and energy
to win. and as no more than one
candidate can be the winner of the
there is still a char.ee to
win one ot the handsome prizes.
which th*? merchants wi.l donate. A
titi e earnest work will land the big
: somebody. To those per
~o have not subscribed to
The Gazette we will give a gentle
hint. Do it now. There certainly
is one cond.date in the list in whom
you are more or less interested and
who would appreciate the help you
would give her by sending your sub?
scriptions to this office and asking
that the votes be credited to her,
As tu the value of The Gazette as a
newspaper, there are Hundreds ol
readers who will tell you ail about fe
and will say more for it than thc
publisher would, because the latta
are really too modest.
Merchants' coupons. Bf 21
-rs, can be procured with ever)
cash purchase amounting to one do.
These coupons may be COetate*.
from any and all merchants who ar
ac contest. The names of th
merchants who are giving hana so rn
ts and helping to make this con
- big success are as follows:
Ro. L Spencer.
VV. A. Bozarth.
J. P. Randolph.
James H. Stone,
ic Furniture Co.
Oldi Dominion Variety Shop.
R. T. Casey & Sons, (two stores
When making purchases at any
lt places ask for the coupons at
send them to this office, bearing tl
name of the candidate for wh.ch y
* want to vote them.
The Gazette makes the followi
bonus offers to the various candidai
in the great contest; same to he
good until Mon,. Oct. 14. at 5:
For every forty merchants' c<
pons brought to this office a
counted by the publisher or his as*
tants. a bonus of 1,000 extra vo
will be given, a total of 2,000 in
One five' year paid up subscript
1 and taro yearly paid up subscript!
we will credit the candidate with
10.000 bonus vote, or aay combi
tion of paid up new or renewal s
-acripticms. for more than one y
totaling seven subscriptions, will
title the candidate to the 10.
To tbe candidate making
i greatest gain in her vote bets
Sept. 23 and Oct. 14th in subsc
tions of every kind, merchants
; pons and the bonus votes, wi
awarded a special prize of $1
Tbe ballot box frill close fo
third count on Oct. 14th at
o'clock p. m.
Rctaember to have your fri
I trade with merchants giving coui
1 Tbe ir ad"rertiiai*pauU appear ii
[?mm la ejomaamrvtm with ow oil
OLD WILL BE DECLARED
The following is thc result of thc |
bliss Margret Jones.114,075 '
Miss Virginia Johnson.103.700
Miss E'enor Sima->nson.13.200
Miss Emma Pakington.4,200
A. M Sweeney . 1,700
Miss Inger Scheie.675
Thc fo'lowing Bonus will continue
and remain unchanged unti1 Oct 14:
For every seven new snbscri'
wc will give 10.000 extra votes mak?
ing a total of 14.200.
For everv s-ven -en-ava.' subsc
KX) extra v
maicing a total of 11,500
For every seven bac'.c sub>c.
we trill give 6.000 extra votes, mak?
ing a total ot 8.800
Subscriptions turned "in for the
first and second count 'a/ill not c
for these bonuses. They will count
just the same for thc piano a
tat, but these bonuses are
OS subscriptions bro
in from now until thc offer is with
I every 40 merchants' cou:
.(Zht to this office and counted by
Ithe publisher or bli
us of 1000 extra votes will be given,
These coupons raav be col ectcd
from any and al', merchants who arc
in the contest.
Following is the grand total in the
piano contest to date.
Miss Margaret Jones. 157,700
: Miss Theresa Parsley.140.900
''. Miss Virginia Johnson.134.025
s E cnor Simonson.26,150
? j Miss Emma Pilkington.18,925
1 i Miss Martha Leath . . 12.700
Mrs. Henley Sweeney.7,075
* | Miss Inger Scheie ... 1.525
:' Miss Virgie Jones.lt
r Miss Agnes Morccock.22
3 SHOES DEFY TIME AND WEAR
. Mount Joy (Pa.i Man Thirty Yean
Trying to Dlscsrd Them, Without
a Peg Yielding.
e Mount Joy. Pa,?Isaiah Zue of MU
ton Grove la the ownor of a ;
: shoes and of a pair of boote that, ii
e s wa., are as out of the ordinary ai
famous slippers of Cin
? ?>rlasting, fo
the shoes have resisted for thin;
years the efforts of Zuc to wear thee
out. he boots would fire th
enthualasm of former Governor Per
cj packer, with their record of t??
ty-flve years' wear.
The shoes are of th* variety know
In ths rural regions as "Sunda
shoes," while th* boots axe bia "ww
flags." or workday footwear.
Both pairs were the production <
Abraham E be reola, now dsad. wh
o* bad a cobbler and shoe shop st Ma
- tersonvllle. Zue. and the shoes Thai
never missed a Sunday st church I
-c the thirty years sine* Ebarsole mai!
3U thara to order for him.
? WANTED "BROWN-EYED WIFE
:es tnd Secret Service Man Arrested A
>!d pl leant as Smuggler When Che
Philadelphia, Pa?Ths quest
*Acll Alexander." who ls tn reality 0
. s Wilson, on* of the governmem
nd ahrewdest secret service scan ts, for
.r. "brown*yed wife" has coded.
son. who posed ss s seedy tn<
*-**^ rldus*. sought a woman suspected
ting and smuggling. H
? ayes were known to bs brown. T
woman, whose name la Chrlal
handler, was found In 8hamokln a
the Iaa been taken to Duluth, Min
__ sher* ahe ls wanted.
Som* time ago th* government
ur> te!v*d reports of smuggling being c
ear, *1?<S on between Csnsds snd ths Ui
tl States, snd s description of (
roman wss plsced In tbs banda
WO jcilann. who devlswd the scheme of
rertising for a wtfs whose syss wi
ktrowa. Ths artspsot answered a
ta* arras tsd.
Hbej rsAiiOND ifa\ .ttl. BRANO
fer crtimr* Teat
DI A al ONO C*-/ u aad
Ooca saeterUe lesss, aral**! wita I*'ud
Safebetx Tabs xe aaaa Say *? y**r
Ti aril a-a. a.* f-e < TASS
si a aa sra* sa a ss rm.a, <?* tweat
aaare regarded as Se*t.eei'?*t. A'waya a*l
SOLD BY AU DR'J&fiH
-aaa FvcRYWHrB** S
PREPARE FOR WINTER WHEAT
Grsln Farmers Plow Immediately Art?
er Barley or Oate ls Harvested
Osts and barley stubble land in
tende-d for winter grain and to bs
seeded to grass should be plowed
early and harrowed soon after plow?
ing, so the ground can seri.- Heavy
land ahould be plowed with three
horses. We use the sulky plow, set
to cut an even furrow and a good
depth. Harrow and roll before the
plowed ground dries out. A One. mel
low top soil will prevent evaporation
of moisture and it can "be put in nice
order for drilling with a second or
third working with the spring
barrow and roller, says a writer in tha
Haiti moro American. l,and pl.
Just before sowing ls too spongy; lt
should be plowed at least two weeks
? the train ls drilled. Expert
train farmers plow immediately after
the barley or oats ls harvested and
thsn harrow and roll. When oats or
barley precede a crop of winter wheat
the land ls much dryer than a proper?
ly managed summer fallow, and If the
?eason should be dry and hot it is
; difficult to get such land mellow and
I moist enough minalton of
, grain. If barnyard manure ls to be
spread over the field it will pay to hire
I a spreader for tbe manure can bs
, spread so much better, as the spreader
j cuts the manure fine and spreads an
0 and a regular coat over the sn
| :nd. Two active men with a
! two-hor6s spreader will haul snd
spread a larjce pile of manure In a
day. The regular price for the use
j of a spreader is BO cents per day. I j
a spreader ennnot he had. haul and
spread direct from wagon or cart. Tha
manure spread one day should b*
barrowed into tha ground the next;
there is no loss of plant food fron
the manure drying out from action o
sun and wind. Spread ll two-hors
wagon loads of rooted manure an.
drill the gain in with 2M) pounds o
a good anim:il bone fertilizer to th
acre. The manure and fertiliser wi]
give a Urger yield of grain and a bel
af straw than either ma
nure or fertiliser used alone.
BINDER FOR SHOCKING COR!
Little Devioe Contrived by NebraaK
Man So That Band May Be Put
on With Much Ease.
In describing a contrivance ft
shocking corn, a Nebraska man writ?
he Missouri Valley Farmer as fe
I have worked out a little device I
help with the Var*-,*- shock, so that tl
band may be pu' '.-. case. The d
vice consists of a tapering shaft 8
ag to which a crank ls attache
C and D le a crossbar or weah
through which a rope passes after fc
lng attached to the other end. sj
fastens to the crank. K ls the lo
In the rope to fasten to tbe hook aft
the rope has been carried around tl
shock. The operator takes hold of t
crank, reels In the rope and palls I
For Shocking Corn.
ths stalk so the second man has
trouble la putting a band on a ls
To KUI Wire Grass.
The so-called wire grasses are mi
Buen grasses as propagate by ms
of creeping root-stalks constantly
produce new plants at tbe roo*
Joints, as conch or quack grass. J*
son groats, Bermuda grass and n*
bsrs of ths bluegraas family. '
pasture, if adapted to Ullage, ah*
"be completely pulverized to the d*
et four Inches with a cutaway or
harrow In J ily and kept harvo
oae-s s week so long as the soi]
mains dry during the remalndai
the esesoa, allowing ao green s
et grass to get a tooth-old.
By fall the meas of roots will
practically llfslese li the ?isaoa
been normally dry and hot.
whole should thea be turned u
taa Inches deep, using a jointer,
the spring, harrow evsry wsek
time to pleat a cultivated crop.
keep perfectly clean and taa h
will be won.
In n****ast sections of ths aorta a
arop of kohl rabi may he grown if
la sown aot later than the aaldd
August. White Vtenaa. ta a goo
liety. sae that the soU te wal
Hobed with rotten
JTTLE NATION OF ANDORP.A
Republic ls s Veritable Rip Van Win?
kle Land Hidden High Among
is. Franc* - There ls nothing clam)
n the world quite like tbe little ".
iecied republic" of Andorra, a ve
Mp Van Winkle land, bardi*
itirrlng from its thousand years' a
ber. snd in it* dreams lt still beera
Mg the march of the valiant pala?
dins of Charlemagne, by whose he . i
cime into being, but lt ls like:
waken soon and be made to realize
that lt, too. belongs to the 20th
tury. For a railroad ls being built
across ths Pyrenees Just esst of An?
dorra, and then will be sure to <
a wagon road?the valley can be
tered now only by a bridle path?
the railroad into Its midst.
Perched up among th* Pyrenees, on
the border between France and Spain
and on the ridge of tbe watershed bo
Old Stronghold In Andorra.
tween the Atlantic and the Medtter*
rsnean, the flag of this proud little na?
tion flutters over s region that is al
mobt aaa much the land of the free and
quits as much the home of the brave
as ls that of the Stars and Strtpee. al?
though lt includes hut 175 equars m'.lea
and contains a population of only 6.0CHI
F. 0 yaars Andorra baa
thrived under a modified double pro?
tectorate, the rule of France on tbe
north and of the Bishop of Un gel oa
the south. A representstlve of each
lives in the valley, administers justice,
and receives a small biennial tribute*
Otherwise Andorra ls an Independent
and self-governing state. Its rel p.
to these two "over-lords" are a quaint
survival of medieval feudalism.
FINDS HIS LONG-LOST RINQ
Man Gets Wedding Band BuHed Irs
Sand Three Year* at Klng'a
Beach In Massachueette.
Boston, Mass.?Three yeera ago
this summer J. Franklin Brown, now
? In a shoe factory at
Chelsea, lost a wedding ring while
in bathing on King's Beach, Swamp*
Matt Today he bas the ring, and be?
hind its restoration ls a story of a
blt of detective work.
Two week! ago Arthur GetchelL,
mail clerk in the Lynn poetofflce, waa
rolling around on the beach In a
: g suit when the sandy recesa
ring had lain hlddsn for
three years was exposed. Tbe only
to the identity of the owner wat
an b :s on the inside a
read, "From Flossie to Frank, Oct ll.
m to find the owner on surv a
meagre clue, when thousands bathe
on th< ry summer, was the
prob'- a week Get
searched at he could
think of. Then, remembering the
old adage about two heads being bet
t.*r tl.an ol*, he consulted a friend,
Geor. .ey, and, out of their
conferences, a bright thought popped
forth: "Why not look up the marriage
records on that date."
That settled it. They found ?
Frank and a Flossie were married
and Prank lived then at 53 Ebbs*
', Lynn, from where he waa
traced. F<>s>-ie. before abe became
Mrs. Brown, was Miss L-auckner of 411
Porter street. Lynn.
FINDS GREAT STORE OF LOOT
Stocks of 8Mks snd Sstlns Vslued at
S25.O00 ls Dlsoovsrad by Alert
New York.?A policeman passing a
tali loft building on Tenth avenue
heard men's voices coming from sn
upper floor, and broke in to lnvesti
gste. In a closet on the fourth floor
he found a muscular young man who
"umped at him so quickly that they
both rolled down three flights of
stairs together. The young man was
undsrneath at ths foot of the stairs,
and was promptly handcuffed. A
search of the lofts revealed a great
stack of silks and satins, valued at
$26,000, packed up ready to he token
sway. The prtsoner told the police
later that three other men escaped
while he was struggling on tbe stairs.
Tbsy bsd an automobile outside the
building to use In carrying oil their
loot, he said.
First Gam- et .(XX.
Plymouth, Mass. ? Uncle Tlldea
Pierce, aged 100, recently played his
first game of golf Just after having
taken his first automobile ride ans*
his first drink of ginger ala.
Uss Bar rsl as Collection Plata.
Wauksgan, 111.?Instead of a eollee
tlon plate, a barrel waa need for con?
tributions at the Zion City tabernacle*
Deacons aaaoaaoed taat lt eatta'a-af,