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ber %& Diseases honaeads of &maou
women ar restored to health
Is eorreets the menstru al aaIi
from which nearly all womens ,5n
being universally used for that pupo
new. Ask your drggit for M ree's
Wi of eCdu inai t this class o
women diseases, aYLaura P. Brown, of
Iluton, Ga., says: "I have beea suedg
from excessive menses fore two yeas cOh
stnty getting worse, qand I el tlthatMMo
Zire I Wins of Cardulhas saved my lire.
I looked forward to each month bad
thought I [could not endure such misery an
other tims. I can't express my gratitude
for the woaderful relief."
"WEar is wisdom?" asked a teacher of a
class of small girls. A bright-eyed little
creature arose and answered: I'nformation
of the brain."
In This Work-a-Day World
Brains and nervous systems often give way
under the pressure and anxieties of busl
aeas. paresis, wasting of the nervous tis
sues, a sudden and unforeward collapse of
the mental and physical faculties are daily
occurrences, as the columns of the daily
ress show. Fortify the system when ex
hausted against such untoward events with
Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, that most
helpful medicine of the weak, worn out and
Itarm. Use It in rheumatism, dyspepsia,
constipation and malaria.
SBow one has said that the medical pro
fession divide humanity into two classes
the poor whom they cure, and they rich
whom they doctor.-Tit-Blts.
Tobseco Tattered and Torn.
Every day we meet the man with shabby
clothes, sallow skin and shambling foot
steps, holding out a tobacco-palsied hand
for the charity quarter. Tobacco destroys
manhood and the happiness of perfect
vitality. No-To-Bac is guaranteed to cure
just such cases, and it's charity to make
them try. Sold under guarantee to cure by
Druggists everywhere. Book free. Address
Sterling Remedy Co., New York City or
"SAT, mister," said the little fresh air
child, as she watched the cattle eujoyinc
their cud, "do you have to buy gum for all
of them cows to ohew t"
An Important Differene.
To make it apparent to thousands, who
think themselves ill, that they are not af
lected with any disease, but that the system
simply needs cleansing, is to bring comfort
home to their heart* as a costive condition
Is easily cured byusIng Syrupo(f F aigs. an
ufactured by the California 1 ig Syrup Co.
Talr hammock is always brought out in
the summer, when everyone's experience
leads him to suppose that it was built for
the fall.-Yonkers Statesman.
A Does in Time Saves Nine of Hale's
Honey of Horehound and Tar for Coughs.
Pike's Toothache Drops Cure in one minute.
Tax man who robs Peter to pay Paul
usually intends to strike Paul for a larger
loan later on.-Puck.
flail's Ctarrh Cure
Is a Constitutional Cure. Price 75c.
A DtrE is quickly managed. It only
takes two seconds to arrange it.
The Foundation
of Good Health is
Pure, Rich Blood
And the surest; best way to
purify your blood is to take
oeld's Sarsaparilla
Hood's Pills y,.."j,"L m.e"ge.
tIas Alledrusggits. mi
The Greatest Medieal Discovery
of the Age.
Has discovered in one of our common
pasture weeds a remedy that cures every
kind of Humor, from the worst Scrofula
down to a common Pimple.
He has tried it in over eleven hundred
cases, and never failed except in two cases
(both thunder humor.) He has now in his
possession over two hundred certificates
)f its value, all within twenty miles of
Boston. Send postal card for book.
A benefit is always experienced from the
first bottle, and a perfect cure is warranted
when the right quantity is taken.
When the lungs are affected it causes
shooting pains, like needles passing
through them; the same with the Liver or
Bowels. This bs caused by the ducts be
ingstopped, and always disappears in a
week aftr taking it. Read the label.
If the stomach is foul or bilious it will
cause squeamish feelings at first.
No change of diet ever necessary. Eat
the best you can get, and enough of it.
Dose, one tablespoonful in Water at bed
time. Sold b, all Druggi ts.
Ilrt Ge La loae,
And all the mostre
lisbflelormastion on
the question of dress.
Order ot your Neive
dealer or sand S Cents
IN N . s a tfor the last Number.
a 3Beere 1Tan aptret,
eIt. I k A s uq, m nme NEW YORL
me. Mai.. 1sge.. C ataa. Uas., U.S.A.
* As Y~R Uo ost Post *
`A~ ~~ 4' s'e RROymR
I semethiag m>er Abeet AS to Its IH
In a former article I referred to the
importance of legaitbons nrots in the
restoration of our bhad so as to make
the maximum crops possible, and spoke
of the southern cow pea in starting
this improvement.
Within the ,past five years another
crop has been introduced to the notice
of our farmers that promises to be the
greatest aid and ally of the cow pea
for the southern farmer that has yet
been tested. This is the annual win
ter growing clever, now knowni as
crimson clover. There Is no plant that
fits in so well with the cow pea as a
forage crop for the south, or as a
renovating crop. I have been urging
the merits of this clover upon the ee.t
ton farmers of the south for several
years, and not only on the cottoa farm
era, but on all of our farmers alike
AMr. R. P. MeAnally, of Saxon, N. Ci.,
writes that he tried crimson clover
three years ago, but it grew only nine
Inches high and he discarded it. But
recently he was induced to give it an
other trial with the help of 800 pounds
of kainmt per acre harrowed in wsith
the seed, and now he reports a won
derful growth-"as thick as the hair
on a dog's back." This shows that ilis
soil needed the help of the potash in
the kanit to enable it to gather
nitrogen for him. The great ad
vantage to the cotton farmer In.the
crimson clover crop is that he can sow
it all through his cotton field after
the cultivation is over in August and
will have a green pasture all winter
in place of a bare soil mashing away
all through the winter rains, and will
have a growth to plow under
for corn in the spring that will
insure him a good crop. Then
as I have said, it fits in well with the 4
co. pea crop, for as soon as the peas
are cut for hay he can sow the clover I
seed on the land after stirring it with 1
a cutaway harrow, and can pasture it I
till time to put the land in order for
Mr. Wm. Choice, of Spartanburg,. . 1
C., writes that he had an outlying
farm that he tried to sell as he had
more land than he needed, but failing 4
to do so, he asked my advice how to I
treat it, as the land had been badly
run down under the old one-crop- 1
planting systenm. I advised him touse 1
liberally potash salts and dissolved a
phosphatic rock, and sow it down in i
crimson clover. lie prepared in Au- a
gust a large field and did as directed.
The results have been, he says. more
than satisfactory. "In April, follow- a
ing. the clover was in full bloom, and
made a large crop of hay which was 1
1ff in time to plant cotton. Planted
on the clover sod, without any other
manure, and the young cotton now
shows that rich, rank growth which is 1
a fair harbinger of a good crop. This i
goes to show that a proper rotation,
with crimson clover as the basis of re- I
cuperation, will make the farm rich r
and at the same time give paying
Here, then, we see the effect of one
well-fertilized crop of crimson clover,
the hay from which futly paid all ex
pense of fertilizers, in giving the prom
ise of a good crop without further fer- 1
tilization. No bills for complete fer
tilizers at a high price to be paid out
of that cotton. This shows what I
have for years been insisting upon,
that the true way to fertilize for our
sale crops is to use the cheaper forms
of mineral plant food to grow a heavy
crop of the plants that are going to
p capture for us the nitrogen that costs
a so much in a complete fertilizer,
and thus not only get a heavy
I forage crop to feed for the making of
a profit out of stock, and to make our
manure pile larger. but thus fix ni
trogen in the land for the succeeding I
crop of cotton or corn. This is in ef- 1
fect not only getting the fertilizer
free for the cotton crop, but the mak
lug of a profit in doing so and at the
same time have the satisfaction to
know that our soil is actually being
improved by the process. It has been I
well said that "the coming farmer of r
the south will be a legume farmer." a
Cow peas and crimson clover, with a 1
liberal use of the cheap potash and
phosphates, lie at thie very foundation i
of all rational farm improvement in a
the south. I:y their aid the land need c
never, either in winter or summer, be c
left to the wasting of rains and sun by I
lying bare, but between every hoed crop i
may be covered with a growth to yield '
profit while it gathers fertility for the c
land and food for the sale crops. But c
it must not be assumed that these t
crops will bring all the elements of 1
futility to a soil that has been ex-l r
hausted by long tillage and exposure t
to tire leactlingR effects of rain and sun.
If you want the leguminous crops you g
must feed them. They will gather t
nitrogen for you free, but they can not I
get the potash and phosphoric acid
that the crops of former years have
taken away from the soil, and with
nut these are given them they can not
get t:.e nitrogen they would with as
well-developed growth, and you will d
not only use the hay crop they would c
give, but thie effect on the soil for sub- a
sequent crops. Nothing from nothing t
and mnthing remains. It will pay far
better to put a liberal dressing of the I
cheap mineral fertilizers on the pea 1
and clover cropas, thai to put the same
money value in a high-grade fertilizer
on the cotton crop direct, and not only
pay better in the cotton crop, but in I
the permanent improvement of the
soil. Having these two crops then as 1
sheet anchors in our efforts to grow
cotton cheaply, we will take up in our
next the various rotation of crops that
may be practiced with cotton as the
meoney crop, or, in other words, the
Sway in which we will change from
planting to farming.--Cor. Farm and
The ChemLstry Rease Why i ts ~ etter
1 baa Spelag Plewilr.
To prepare the grosed for the seed,
it should be deeply plowed in the au
tumn, and cross-plowed, as the land
an not'be plowed in the!spriaar with
out exposiag a large surfaos to the
strong drying effects of the spring
winds, and thus occasioning the loss
from she soil by evaporation oa quam- I
tity of water ptpor-tioued to the in
ereaee of asurface expomad. By the!
rociprosa action of the atmosphere
send the roU thelatter keeps up its store
vt avaslable nattltive mastter The
silleaes aslehmte with Adl(Isltyslowly
smhr almIes, lie S en mag-utlc- I
IP sraeds4 ltee b eas 4e** and
aingage) abit~i taBIl ~ all~Po
the )itk At"is teestaomhesbter bilt
er its asimslable by the soil in tha
aha" bf amtihbalas; Ltkdes id th tb
anide.4le =natters of himnbl
the rate of disintegration, as well
as that of nutriflsaion, depends is
part upon the chemical character od
the soil, and partly upon the tempers_
tare and meteorologlal conditdtkb
Moreover, the soil lylbt ia rotiw
latet-hrrows has beau subjeted to
the action of frost; it is in its tppet
layers so broken up and divided in all
directions by the powerful expanslion
of the water When ronverted into ice,
as to be redueed to the condition of
the greatest possible fineness, recog
nized and so much desired by the
farmer under the term mellowness
It has consequently attaifled that
degree of pulteritati0b And ptfosity
Which, with at adetquste degree of
molsture, aiotods i solid standing
krolttd fto the young plant,
while at the same time enough
air for the development of
the germ can penetrate the
surface soil, and in the upper layers
nutritive material for the young plant
dissolved by the moisture of winter Is
always present. It is, therefore, in
accordance with reason not to plow
the land at all in the spring, but toput
in the seeds without further prepare
tion than a previots harrowing.
The vigorous development of plant)
depends far less upon the Weight and
sire of the seed than upon the depth
to which it is covered with earth, and
upon the stores of nourishment which
it finds in its first period of life.
Andrew H. Ward.
Some flints to Tbose Who Have Fruit to
In some localities it is rather difficult
to secure a good cellar without consid
erable work. Often draining by dig
gint a trench is necessary; and, whcn
this Is the case it w~ill often pay to
build a fruithouse above the ground,
rather than to run the risk of water
flooding in and damaging the fruit and
vegetables. A fruithouse, if well
built, so as to be frost-proof, is much
more convenient than a cellar in many
ways, but good care must be taken in
doing the work if good results are to
be secured.
Two by six-inch studding will be the
best; that is, not less than this should
be used. They can be placed two feet
apart, and it is usually best to brace
the corners. Eight feet is plenty high,
and in most cases six will be sufficient.
It should be built close to the ground,
so that it can be banked up readily on
all sides. On the outside rough boards
can be nailed on first, and over this a
layer of tarred paper or heavy stratr
paper, and then the whole should be
carefully weatherboarded.
When it can be done, it will be best
to fill the space between the studding
with sawdust, taking care to fill ia
tightly. Rough boards can be nailed on
the inside, and over this tarred paper
should again be tacked.
Overhead a tight layer of boards
should be put, and on them a good
layer of sawdust. A chimney, or place
sor ventilation, should be provided.
('are should be taken to make tight;
the door and ventilator should
be all the openings. Good, close
fitting doors, one to open outside
and one inside, will help. ]Boxes
or bins should be built inside and
about four inches away from the
wall. This will give airspace between
the wall and the fruit. To make
doubly sure, an old stove set in the
room in which a little fire may be
made in the severest weater, will be
found a benefit, as a very little fire
will lessen very materially the danger
of damage. A house of this kind, in a
winter like the last one, will keep
fruit and vegetables without freezi;ig,
but in winters such as we sometimes
have, a little fire will be necessary.
Fruit Growers' Journal.
The Bacon hlog.
The Danes find the bacon hog the
most profitable--a very different ani
mal from the lard hog, and fed on
more nitrogenous nutriments. The cow
and hog dovetail together very fitting
ly. The hog groVws cheapest on the
pasture and beside the fields that gr-ow
its grains. lie is most profitable is a
subordinate department, because ha
can not consume the coarse foddlers
of the farm. lie furnishes the
best iparket in which to sell the
by-pry.cts of the mill and dairy.
The hog 'akssimilates more of the most
cocentrated feed stuffs than any
other animal of the farm. Quicker re
turns come from him than from
horses, cattle or sheenp. He pays the
rents in Nuropean countries. Ie lifts
the mortgages in the northern states.
No arlciltural people thrive who buy
grain or meats and pay for them with
the mrie of other farm products.-
Farmers' Magazine.
% require grass as much as
cattle and should have it in abun
danc ' They also feather out more
quiclly when permitted to run on
greenpiasture and have plenty of wa
-Farmers must learn that the best
is always the cheapest; that a few dol
lara' diterence in the service fee of a
good horse and an ordinary one is never
worth considering, and that a valuable
colt costs no more to raise thitan an in
-Turkeys atre an especially valua-n
ble crop on the farm, and are easily
raised itf one knows how. Five hens
and a gobler should produce 100birds'
every year, worth anywhere from $1
to 82 each. Not more than 10 per cent.
of this should be the outlay for ex
--Sheep raising has been during the
last two years a discouraging indu~s
try, and many have given it up entire
ly. This is a mistake, as a small flock
properly handled is a great benefit to
the farm The sheep like short pe.
turage, and as weed destroyers they
have no equal.
-There are farms in New Mexico
that have beena irrigated for 250 years,
and they are to-day as good as new.
The PIm· Iadias of Arizona, we are
told. have eltivated the same lands
for IOyears, and uothing has been ap
plied but the water which freshened
and fertlised the fields.
-The hunLw-how, supplemenated with
theb ded. i sm and aBLetame of ag
erlarlt or any other saeses. A
-e-ghri~M gpeP lt.ymaa hateted foear
rlandedrnltd ity-rvre chleks with a
tanubator last wintsn
was of them to bwoler
tk#m Sm te I
ipe sm m e, Gmwdls I ose
The mlay ,rIsn of iL Stem, ae Pluae ,
ap., wl bet'a t er idue tt Mt.t Wl~
them an e J y sad diast he !
this opprtuaty, you will permit e
adv sesall wh ao (Iva bi fr
t etlWh n In whratcon was i0 . t ahe
"Well, sit, YOU wiU not bdihie ma pee
aink' PinkoPale Pele Pedop Itoo s think
them as ex y and dust acept
this oppf them. The resy, you willas moret thano
any human bein wh coul have expe ted t
grew better Tfast.
someone then from rher medicine, o
sayhjr what con had taken enough I re pills.
hrtcle in a Christian paper of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People and I took seven
boee of the advi. The result was moresulth was 1
May human being could have expected. J
grew better fast.
"Someone then advised other medlcne,
saying that I had taken enough of the pill.
I heeded the advice and the result wa 1
grew worse again and lost the use of my
right arm. I could not move it a particle.
Efght wes ago I commenced to take the
pills again and now I can use my arm with
out any pain whatever. They are a wonder
fulpill ad I drove several miles today to
p urchase another box of theta.
"1I wish youit ttild pulash the fellowing
Affidsvit I swo' tO. I akk this qt ti is a
tneath of displaying my ~ratittde is well as
to endeavor to save some otheir oor suf
The gun man cofsebted and the following
is the hAfdavit which the happy man swore
yveterday before J. C. B. Koonce:
The above was sworn to and subscribed
before me this 21st day of May, A. D. 1816.
[ss..~l) J. C. B. Koowca,
Notary Public.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a con
densed form, all the elements necessary to
give new life and richness to the blood and
restore shattered nerves. They are an un
failing specific for such diseases as loco
motor ataxia, partial paralysis, St. Vitus'
dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism,
nervous headache, the After effect of Is
grippe, palpitation of the heart, pale And
sallow Complexions, all forlil of weakness
either in male and female. Pink Pills are
sold by all dealers, or will be sent post paid
bon receipt of price, (50 cents a box, or six
boxes for 52.50-they are never sold in bulk
or by the 100) by addressing Dr. Williams'
Medicine Company, tSBheneotady, N. Y.
MiATUe DAsIEL (as they pass the con
servatory)-"Dear me! What a delicious
smell of- arvhly)-orange blossoms!" Lit
tlo Mr. Tipkins (alarmed)--"Oh, no-really
-I assure you, nothing of the sort!"'
"D.a am one blessin' about bein' black,"
said Rastus, as he stowed two chickens
away in his bag the other night. "Yo' ain't
ap' ter be so visible in de dark."-l-arper's
inme Men shot to Death Ia One !tight by
a Gambler.
In the way of prompt and deadly
shooting nothing in all the red caletb.
dar of homicide in the fat west beats
the record of the gambler, Riley, at
Newton, Kas.. made one night in 1871.
The Santa Fe railroad had been built
to that point during the year, and a
flourishing town had grown up around
the terminus to which the Texas cattle
drives that had been going to Abilene
were turned. One night the Texas
cattle drives were in for shipment, and
the cowboys were celebrating. Some
of the Texans had a grudge against
the officers of the town, and so they
came in prepared for trouble, and they
set about making itstraightway. They
killed the city marshal, the deputy
marshal and another man early in the
evening. Later they poured into Pink
ham's dance hall to the number of
twenty-five or thirty.
Their first break was to assassinate
a harmless citizen. Riley was in the
dance hall and the man just killed was
a particular friend of his. Without a
word Riley stepped back to the big
double doors in the front of the saloon
and closed them. Placing his back
against the doors, he drew a pair of a
revolvers and fell to shooting, one man
against the crowd. Men tumbled left
and right, and shots rang out all over
the room in response to the cracking
of Rilev's ph.tols. Shots perforated
and splintered the door all about him,
but he stood there firing until his
pistols were emptied. Then leaping
over the counter he caught up a re
volver that lay on a shelf beneath and
kept on with his ~flring. Before he
had emptied the pistol that he found
behind the bar the men inside had
forced the front doors open. Those
that could rushed out and Riley shot
his last man in the middle of the
When it came to counting up losses
it was discovered there were thirteen
dead men in the town, due to that
night's shooting, of whom nine cow
boys had fallen by Riley's hand. A
doctor, hastily summoned to the scene,
came to the side of a cowboy who was
d, ing. "How is it, Doe'?" asked the
wounded man. "Am I going to pull
through?" The doctor shook his head
and said: "I'msorry, my poor fellow,
but I can not give you any hope."
"'How about the man who shot me,"
said the cowboy, "is he dead?" "No,"
answered the doctor, "he was not
even wounded." "I know better than
that," said the cowboy. "I know he
was hit I was right by the side of
him when he shot me, and before I fell
I fired and hit him under the arm. You
examine him and you'll find that he's
wounded there." When the doctor got
round to Riley hie examined him and
found that he had received a flesh
wound under his arm, which in the ex
citement of fighting he had not no
ticed. Riley left the town after the in
quest and didn't appear there again.
Denver Field and Farm.
A Mystery About Blood.
There is something very mysterious
about the color of human blood, or,
rather, as to what causes its red color.
The physiologists say that "the color
of blood is due to the red corpuscles
which are contained in the vein
fluids," but this does not entirely cx.
plain the mystery. An aggregation of
blood corpuscles are red, to be sure,
but in small numbers they are yellow,
while one or two cramined separately
are found to be a very light straw
color. Why a large aggregation of
these tiny discs should convey the im
pression of red to our sensesM while a
few show a yellow and a single speci
men alight straw colar, is something
that the editor of "Notes for the Cu
rions" would like to see explainel-
St. Louis Republic.
A ernm et Utse*h.
Prof Maxim-You can't Ire a eanno'
or light a re cracker with a spark f
Scholar (maiaterpretlag "e.')o -
Neither a you.--Detrolt Free Press
Watts--I wonder if the hnlekerhbok
Swosma wW Oepeoe a seat ia lhe
,r . . . . |,i~
m fic9 :. . ,.
a sesd,. lstbl s we h . M,
-on on. ,At lent the waee is delem,
or under contrt to smpslete, a6 that
h' aln ta e lakes t styee t ubnst
may practically be sd toesrmi Wih
the completion of the Inter-nlak
channels, all the immena sad rapidly
Inereasing navigation converges to the
common eastefa tefmlne at BUEalo.
The existesnce of the great lakst has
nltde possible the so-called northwest,
since it has permitted the products of
the northwest to reach asarketa at a
much lower flgtre than has been
psslble by all rail. from Duluth to
Buffalo, eleven hundred miles, it costs
about one-third as much as it costs to
transship and transport across New
York state. Inclkeaing competi
tion from those counDries of
the world possessing cheap land
and cheap labor makes it
imperative on the producers, the farm
era of the northwest, to search out, if
possible, some way of getting their
crops to the eastern markets at a lower
rate than they have been getting. To
every producer in the northwest it will
be of interest to know that on Septem
bet 94-96 there Will be a convention
held hi the city of Cleveland for the
purpose of developing in a large way
the facts relating to this deep water
navigation from Iluffalo eastward.
With a view to decreasing the cost, it
ii necessary to use the existing lakes
and river, with supplementary canals,
and to reduce the cost from Buffalo
nsat in some such ratio as has been se
cured in the upper lakes. An eminent
engineer, C. N. Dutton, who has given
the matter a great deal of study, has
prepared the following statements and
figures, which I beg to present, with
out comment, simply asking that they
be read and thought on:
"Sixteen great states, naimely. Ohio, Indi
ans, Illinois. Kentucky, Michigan, Wisconsin
Minnesota, lowa, Missouri, North Dakota,
South Dakota. Nebraska, Kansas, Montana,
Wyoming and Colorado. must ship their sur
plus agricultural products from the great
lakes to the seaboard. Deep-water navigation
would effect an immediate reduction in f(eight
costs., and consequent increase in crop values
of an average of five cents a bushel on grain
and potatoes, four dollars a ton on hay and
live dollars and upwards a ton on straw.
"In the sixteen states most benefted. the
direct money gain, compute! on the crop re
ports of 1896, will be as follows:
As Ofatse
0Coo. Yield, be Tair . per by per b.
Corn.... .70,I00.010 $SP.5.030 1$41 6,000.0000
Wheat...333.0u0.000 157,5. 121 .47 16.70.,000
Oats.....5,000.0. 0 1,876, ;7 .3 0 25.410,000
Rye ...... 16.000000 6834.000 .41 750000
Barley... 40.000,003 17.143.00) .40 2.000,000
Potatoes 81.000,003 4O664,76 .53 4.00,600
7ksa Ton.
sHay ..... 0.400.000 16,0.,0 144 117.610.000
tStraw. .. 45.00000) .... 7-auo00.
Annual gainon agricult'l products $439,700,000
*Gala at # a ton. tlaln at 5 la tot.
umber4. aose. p. ea. Gat.
M.ieh cows. 8.45,8l1 110O.305.284 12 $1.436.634
Meatcattle. 17.6e4.044 04.790.52 18 L8403,57
Sheep ......10.3t6,947 44.586.110 24 10.006146
Bogs- ...... 2,0s8,275 19.071,615 14 26,4d,91l
Gain in value of meet animals .... $114.174 66
Yearly gain one-third of above...... 38,058,83
"The sixteen states above referred to have a
total area in improved farm lands of 10.99,3,87
acres The increased value of the productions
of these lands will be l4a,60),00) annually, an
inereased annual earning of 3l33! per acre If
the market value of land depends upon
its earning power. and the ratlo of ln
crease of value be taken a; four times the In
crease in yearly earnings, then the improved
farm lands of these sixteen states will in
crease in value $9.3354 per acre. or $1.86,0003.000
as the immediate result of the opennlg of the
Maritime canal of North America.
"Vast as this sum appears, it Is a partial
statement of the gain to the west resulting
from deep draft navigation to the seab3ard.
because It is based on the short crops of 1614,
and does not take account of truck, fruits,
small grains, dairy products, poultry, eggs,
horses and mules, and wood, timber, bark, state:
neither does it take account of mine products
and maaufa:tures, or the increase in values in
city and manufacturing p: operty."
This movement has received the in
dorsement of most of the United States
senators from the west.
Last winter the legislature of Minne
sota memorialized congress in support
of this measure. Senator McCleary, of
Mankato, is gathering data from Canm
ada and the United States with a view
to urging it in the narthwest and in
The east has no transportation ques
tion. Hier manufactured goods, worth
perhaps thousands of dollars a ton, are
not perceptibly affected by a slight dif
erence in freight. The farming dis
tricts of the west are vitally affected
when all profit in their crops is eaten
up by the carrying charges. As a na
tional question it should be borne in
mind that the manufacturing east re
ceives her raw products largely from
the west; also her cheap food supplies.
In turn she finds her best market in the
farming states of the west. It should
also be remembered that the enormous
cash balance annually required abcad
to settle the foreign exchange mungt be
provided in the main by the western
and southwestern farms or by gold.
The pressure is urgent. The naviga
tion cannot be provided soon enough
if commenced now. The convention at
Cleveland will be marked by the pres
ence of many specialists with specially
prepared papers covering a wide range
of public matters. As chairman of the
executive committee, I respectfully re
quest correspondence with commercial
bodies, public oicdals and the papers,
if in any way it may lead to fuller in
formation and a quickened interest. In
particular, I desire assurances of sup.
port which can be shown at the proper
time as evidence of popular sentiment.
Address, A. L. COCKzrs,
Minneapolis Board of Trade.
IAxoD and the improvements upon it
constitute the first and most impor
tant item of our national wealth.
IT is said that there are thirteen fam
ilies in New York each of wbhich has
over 3500,000 invested in diamonds.
IT is believed that the value of the
personal property of this country
equals if not exceeds that of the real
Tra state of Connecticut is en9r
mously rich in comparion to its sire,
having an assessed valuation of 3817,
Ta state of Florida has. a smsaller
valuation than most of the southern
states, being estimated at only 880,
Mnrssora has developed more rep
idly than any other mosthwestenra
state Its ssesed vraatio Is SIS,
Tau astae of Geosrgla has developed
eastly sies the war,taw memte sew3
....w.ng h r o." ..tablt sa si 05s.'
eeesastea - tha - ve
ansr~~r.tL uw~:~) p~ 1Pit bir
r f. ~l
·~vC~ PVE
Knssooms io iO bad 1AWSlf moms
-owed in oats, which peodued 36,e,
IA bushels.
setomuz grew tin the eenass year
thirty-one tons of hbep froa seventy
alse acre
e-n frst rye predalag tte is Pe -
sylvants, with 8a6,041 acres and 3,I6^
164 bushels.
Nzsnas.A, aecording to the last Ce
sua, had 11,608 farms, having 51,S60,44
ILaxoss claims the largestnumberof
improved acres on her farms, having
TeH farms of Kansas produeed in the
senss year an estimated value of 696,
Tun Increase in fruit farms in this
Country has been mainly in the west
and southwest.
NavADA has the smallest number of
farms of any state-1,977, with 1,061,410
T letter "e" is like many men. r is
drat in everything, but esde in smoke.
ou really think that Mars is inhabited?"
Professor of Astronomy-"Why not'"
Iald-"I fancyl ought to start a Mars Dor.
sas societyl"-Fliegende Blatter.
Trams are boys who will not follow a
ircus procession' or a band wagon. They
ire under the doctor's care.
No ALTnZNATIV--Clara-"80 you are en
raged at last." Maude-' Why, how did
rou know I had accepted himl" Ulara-"I
ie'rd he had proposed."-Brooklyn Life.
TaoxMs -"Have they named the twins
)ver at your houso yetl" John-"'Yep; pa
aliled thrnem Thunder and Lightning as soon
is he heard about them."-Truth.
Huaanxo Sraorn (in Squeehawket)
'Is there time to catch the traint" Languid
Vative-"Waal, stranger, ye're got time
mnough, I reckon but I'm dead sure ye
lain't got the speed I"-Harper's Bazar.
"You will notice that I have you on the
itring," said the boy to the kite. "Yes,"
nswered the kite. "And that is what
nakes me soar."
Wnz. a missionary asked some Indians
f they were willing to abssin from work
in Sundays: "Yes," they replied; "and not
ºily on Sundays, but on other days as
H_ walked the stream the livelong day,
.With rod and reel and fly,
And then went home and reveled in
One long, luxuriant lie.
-Philadelphia Record.
Tas OLD Done. DIDN'T WOR--Tramp-
'Madam, I'm starvin' IKin I eat grass out
iere in th' back yardl" Mrs. Homespun
'Yes; but don't you stray over into that
iew pasture; we're going to cut that for
Wu.Ls-"Au' what did Clawenee do
when Bob Blugard kicked him?" Algy
'He simply said: 'Gweat men are not sen
itive to cwiticism," and walked swiftly
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What difference does the quantity make, after all? If you
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published the firt edition of his work, The
cople's Commeo Sense Medical Adviser
he announced that after 684 cepes had
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is now distributing, absolutely free, 5oaooe
opies of this - .--.. . most com.
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the recipient only being required to mail
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It is a veritable medical library, complete
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