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Misa Armstrong (who haa foozled the
ball six times with various club&) "And
which of the sticks am 1 to use now?"
Weary C addie "Gie it a bit Luock wi' th
to cleanse the skin of crusts
and scales, and soften the
thickened cuticle; CUTI
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stantly allay itching, irrita
tion, and inflammation, and
soothe and heal ; and CUTI
CURA Pills to cool and
cleanse the blood and expel
humor germs. A SINGLE
SE-T, costing but ONE
DOLLAR, is often suffi
cient to cure the most tor
turing, disfiguring skin,
scalp and blood humors, ec
zemas, rashes, itchings, and
irritations, with loss of hair,
from infancy to age, when
the best physicians and all
other remedies fail.
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figuring Humors from Infancy to Age."
Chainless bicycles equipped
with two-speed gear and
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struction, giving the maxi
mum comfort and durability.
FREE to WOMEN
A Large Trial Box and book of in
structions absolutely Free and Post
paid, enough to prove the value of
ruuna v in powder
form to dissolve la
and far superior to liquid
alcohol which irritates
inflamed surfaces, and
have no cleansing prop
erties. The content
of every box makes
more Antiseptic Solu
tion lasts longer
rocs further has more
uses in the family and
does moregood than any
yoa can buy.
The formula of a noted Boston physician,
and used with .great success as a Vagina! j
Wash, for Leucorrhaea, Pelvic Catarrh, Nasal
Catarrh, Sore Throat, Sore Eyes, Cuts,
and all soreness of mucus membrane.
In local treatment of female ills Paxtine la
invaluable. Used as a Vaginal Wash Te
challonee the world to produce its equal for
thoroughness. 1 1 is a revelation in cleansing
and healing power; it kills all germs which
cause inflammation and discharges.
All leading druggists keep Paxtine; price, EOc
box; if yoursdoes not, send to us for it. Don't
take a substitute there is nothing like Paxtine.
"Write for the Free Box of Paxtine to-d ay.
B. PJLXT09C0., 4 Pope Bld., Boston, Hats.
In the Portland municipal court recent
ly a woman got to the limit of excuses by
saying that an apparent drunkenness was
in reality only a desperate attempt on her
part to break in a pair of new shoes and
at the same time to walk on ice. Judgft
Hill smiled but gave her 30 days. Bangor
A Physician's Advice.
Yorktown, Ark., March 7th. Dodd's
Kidney Pills must not be confounded with
the ordinary patent medicine. They are a
new discovery, a specific for all diseases
of the Kidneys and have been accepted by,
physicians only after careful tests in ex
treme cases. Dr. Leland Williamson, of
this place, heartily endorses Dodd'a Kid
ney Pills "as a remedy for the various
forms of the diseases of the Kidneys, pains
in the back, soreness in the region of the
Kidneys, foul-smelling urine and cloudy or
thickened condition of the urine, dis
charges of pus or corruption, Gout, Rheu
matism, Inflammation and Congestion of
the Kidneys and all kindred complaints."
Continuing, he says:
"I could mention many cases in whieh
I have prescribed Dodd's Kidney Pills
with success. For instance, Mr. Robert
Weeks, farmer, malaria haematuria or
swamp fever three times, kidneys weak
ened, continual pain and soreness in back,
which made him very nervous had a little
fever and. sometimes chilly. Urine change
able, but generally very high-colored, an
old chronic case who had taken much
medicine with little effect. After taking
Dodd's Kidney Pills about six weeks, he
was entirely cured and had gained fifteen
pounds in weight. The last time 1 saw
him. he was the picture of perfect man
hood." 4 -
"'Honest fisher folk.' IJuhf snorted
the editor, you'll have to change that."
"Why so?" demanded the author. "It
sounds ridiculous. 1 never knew a man
who went fishing who was quite honest."
Moravian Barley and Spelts,
two great cereals, makes growing and
fattening hogs and cattle possible in Dak.,
Mont., Ida., Coio., yes everywhere, and
add to above Salzer's Billion Dollar Grass,
Teosinte, which produces 80 tons of green
fodder per acre, Salzer's Earliest Cane,
Salzer's 60 Day Oats and a hundred of
other rare farm seeds that they offer.
JUST CUT THIS OUT AND EETUHN IT
with 10c in stamps to the John A. Salzer
Seed Co., La Crosse, Wis., and get their
big catalog and lots of farm seed sam
ples. , K. L.
The man who keeps too attentive an eye
on the future misses a good many things
that relieve the monotony of the present.
OA severe case of Ovarian
Trouble and a terrible operation
avoided. Mrs. Emmons tells
how she was saved by the use
of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
"Dsab Mbs. Putkham: J. am so
pleased with the results obtained from
JLydia E. Pinkham's "Vegetable
Compound that I feel it a duty and
a privilege to write you about it.
" I suffered for more than five years
with ovarian troubles, causing an
unpleasant discharge, a great weak
ness, and at times a faintness would
come over me which no amount of
medicine, diet, or exercise seemed to
correct. Your Vegetable Compound
found the weak spot, however, within
a few weeks and saved me from
an operation all my troubles had
disappeared, and I found myself once
more nealthy and well. Words fail to
describe the real, true, grateful feeling
that is in my heart, and I want to tell
every sick and suffering sister. Don't
dally with medicines you know noth
ing about, but take !Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound, and
take my word for it, you will be a dif
ferent woman in a short time."- Mbs.
Laura Emmons, Walkerville, Ont.
$5000 forfeit If original of above letter proving
genuineness cannot be produced.
Don't hesitate to write to Mrs,
Pinkham if there is anything
about your sickness you do not
understand. No woman ever
regretted writing her and she
has helped thousands. Address
W. challenge tb. world to pro.
dace a Dior, prolifia, carlr, big
eared corn Tmrictj tbaa BalTer'a
Bone Balldrr, to Bwd tw
os. 60 .cm of tfat. ta corn
yielded ao heavily la 1907. that lta
net proceed, built a beautiful bom.
forth, lucky poaaaaaor. Sea catalog.
Hr are aoro. of tb. yield! ear
cutausm had of thia corn la 1803:
157 rm. pep acre.
By Mi Flagel, La Porte Co.. lad.
1 60 ba. per acre.
By O. E. Michael. Moat. Co., O.
196 bo. par aere.
By Richard Rpaata, Lake Co., lad.
198 bn. pep acre.
By J. D. Walker, bam bleat Co.,
820 bn. pep arre.
By Lairrrac. Scheme L Uremav
885 ba. pep acre.
By JT. V. Mauey, Crockett Co.,
804 bn. pep acre.
Bay Steam,. Ranaota Co., H. D.
eayt: "Ripened la 120 day a.
Yielded SO bn. per acre. Next
year I will grow 400 bo, per aera
Znormously prolific. Doe well
wverTWbere. It wou't let your acr.
predooe leal than 100 bn. Try lb
Billion Dollar Crass.
Moit talked of gran la America.
Would b. ahamed of Itaeir if it
yielded leaa than la torn of inlejldid
hay per acre.
For 10c la stamps
and the stat of thle paper, w.
will gladly aend yoa a lot of farm
aeed cample, well worth f 10.00 to
get a Mart with, together with our
mammoth 140 pace lllaatrated
catalog, describing luch Borel-
ties a. Ana Lina L.srier. Macaroni
Wheat. Two Foot Oata, fee Oat,
leostnte. t ictona
PREVENTION OF ROUP.
Germs of the Disease Do Not Develop
Without Assistance ot Filth
Roup is a disease that is not feared by
those that hare never had it in their
flocks. A person will sometimes raise
poultry for many years and never have
a case. It is our belief that it is possible
to keep the disease out of the flock alto
gether by using due precautions. Bad
weather conditions seem frequently to
be the cause of the disease, but it is cer
tainly due to a germ, and however bad
the weather the disease could not come
without the germs being present. But
even if the germs are present they may
not find a chance to develop without the
assistance of filth, dampness and drafty
roosting- places. The way to keep roup
out of a flock is to keep the henhouse
clean, supply it with an abundance o
light, have it so tight that the fowls will
be exposed to no drafts, and then be
careful about introducingv new birds.
New fowls must be purchased now and
then, but such ones should be kept by
themselves and away from the rest of
the flock for a month after purchase to
make sure that they are healthy. When
the disease is once introduced it is like
ly to prove a very stubborn visitor to
eject. Prevention is far easier than
Roup is frequently very destructive,
but at other times the disease seems to
be mild in form, carrying off no birds at
all. This has led to the suspicion that
there are several diseases that we ig
norantly named roup. We are certain
that fhere are at least two, one being
common in winter and. the other most
fatal in summer. The bacteriologists
are working on the diseases at the pres
ent time and may ultimately bring light
out of the darkness. But with our pres
ent knowledge we must treat all of these
diseases as one and call them simply
roup. This word is an old one and means
"to Try out." It was probably given to
this disease because birds affected with
it cry out. A synonym is the "pip."
When this disease gets into a flock the
losses from dead birds may be great;
but the incapacitation of the live birds
may be even greater. One man claimed
to us that he had a recipe that had cured
his flock of roup. It was quite an ex
tensive combination of drugs that were
made up into pellets. Each bird had to
be caught in turn and have the pellets
crammed down the throat. It took sev
eral months in the winter to cure the
flock, and this work had to be done just
at the time when the fowls should have
been laying eggs. "But," said the man,
"I cured them anyway, and without los
ing a single fowl, but I didn't get any
eggs till the middle of the next sum
mer." It may well be doubted if the
cure was worth the trouble. Doubtless
it would have paid better to have
chopped off the heads of the well fowls
as soon as "it was apparent that the dis
ease was likely to take them.
Roup is indicated by the birds having
swelled heads, watery eyes, nostrils
clogged with matter, by diarrhea, and
by a high fever. Sometimes all symp
toms except fever and diarrhea are
wanting. It is better to kill cheap birds
that are sick than to doctor them. But
if it is desired to doctor them, their
heads and throats should be washed in
antiseptics and the well and sick birds
should be separated. Farmers' Review.
GOOD CHICKEN HOUSE.
Where Only a Small Flock Is Kept It
Will Be Found Sufficient for
We built a chicken house last spring
like this one and. find it gives entire sat
isfaction. Size 10x16x8 feet high, from
sill to eaves. We have a window in each
side and back end and door in front.
Now for the roosts. Take a 2x4 scant
ling and spike it above one of the side.
PLAN OF CHICKEN HOUSE.
windows, then take some boards and
make a trough about 14 feet long and let
2 feet project. out at the back end of
building; put trough 2 feet above the
floor. Now take matched lumber or
some that will fit up close and nail one
end to the trough and the other end to
the 2x4 scantling and make it full length
of trough, then take boards that will
reach from trough to the 2x4 and cut
notches in them for the roosts to lay in
and put upper end on hinges. When you
want to clean the house, rake the drop
pings down into the trough and then
rake them out the back end into a box
or something that can be hauled away.
The roosts will be high enough to walk
under and put nests along the wall un
der them. Fig. 1 is end of trough. Floor
is 15 inches off the ground. Fred E.
Denny, in Epltomist.
Family Farms in Kansas.
- In Ellis county, Kan., among the
Russians it is no uncommon sight to
see an entire header crew composed of
women and children. The Russian
women are strong physically, and
many of them work about as well as
men in the tasks of farming. Six miles
east of Hays City a 14-year-old Russian-
boy ran the header on his father's
farm; his four sisters, ranging in age
from 12 to 20, handled the header
boxes; the old man served as stacker,
and this crew of six cut and stacked
an average of 25 acres a day until their
grain was gathered.
Feed Bees in the Cellar.
When bees in the cellar require feed
ing, place a cake of candy over th
cluster, resting on the frames. The
moisture from the cluster will soften
the candy sufficiently. It should be
made by kneading pulverized sugar
and extracted honey into a stiff dough.
This method of feeding can be prac
ticed any time during winter. A cake
of granulated honey will answer the
purpose as well. F. G. Herman, in
Farm and Home.
Besides losing its beauty and fine ap
pearance, honey kept in a cellar gets
watery, and its flavor is lost,
SWEDEN'S GOOD SCHOOLS.
They Are Among; the Beat in the
World Educational Standard
Sweden seldom attracts the attention
of the average American teacher, al
though in matters educational it has
many lessons for educators throughout
the world. The standardof popular edu
cation in Sweden has been steadily ris
ing from the timeof the reformation, and
the indications point to even greater
efficiency ahead, states an educationa?
Journal. It should be noted that a large
preponderance of the population of the
kingdom has remained of a rural charac
acter, and public education has been
adapted most closely to agricultural
needs. The first beginnings of the na
tional school system were made in 16S6.
In that year a law was enacted to in
sure for all children a sound religious ed
ucation, so far as reading and knowledge
of the Lutheran cathecism were con
cerned. In 1842 the national compulsory
law of education was Introduced. Mod
ifying acts have appeared since, but the
present system comes from that date.
As a result of its excellence practically
everyone in the country can read and
The boundaries' of a parish and a
school district usual!' coincide. The
deliberative authority is the parish
council, and the executive is a school
board, which is made of the pastor as
chairman and four men chosen by the
council. The national government em
ploys 47 inspectors, appointed for six
years, to take a general oversight of the
schools. These inspectors are under the
direction of the general department of
education. It would seem as though this
elaborate system of supervision might
account for the prevailing high stand
ard of excellence. Each school dis
trict is compelled by law to have at
least one school. If possible it must
have two divisions a junior and a se
nior. In the larger places there are
schools somewhat like our high schools.
The school age begins with the end of the
child's seventh year and ends with Its
fourteenth although even. then he may
not be exempt unless he has reached a
certain grade. The course of study in
cludes, as obligatory, religious instruc
tion, the ordinary elementary subjects,
geometry, physical and natural science,
gymnastics, manual training and gar
dening. There are 12 training colleges in the
country, seven for men and five for wom
en. Each has a practice school at
tached to it. Considering the qualifica
tions required the teachers' salaries
seem small. The salaries of senior
certificate masters and mistresses are
only $162 for the first five years, with
increases of $27 for each succeeding pe
riod of five years, up to $21 C. They re
ceive in addition lodgings, fuel, forage
for a cow or equivalent in money. The
cost of maintenance is divided between
the school district and the state. The
districts provide and maintain the
school building's, furniture, apparatus,
cleaning and warming, and, with gov
ernment aid, pay the salaries. The
state supports the pension funds and
maintains the training colleges and the
inspectors. The Swedes have intro
duced a number of interesting features
into their system. 'Among these are
holiday colonies for weakly children,
workshop refuges for the very poor and
high schools intended to educate younger
persons of the humbler classes in civic
duties and the like.
The manufacture of artificial phos
phate has recently been undertaken at
Magdeburg. Germany, under the for
mula of Ilerr Wolters. There is melted
in a reverberatory furnace a mixture of
100 parts of phosphorite crushed to a
coarse size, 70 parts of acid sulphate of
soda, 20 parts of carbonate of lime, 22
parts of sand and six to seven parts of
cinders. The melted mixture is poured
into a receptacle filled with water, where
it cools, becoming grainy. The granu
lary mass is then taken from the water
and after drying is placed in a crusher
which reduces it to fineness. This prod
uct is said to be superior as a fer
tilizer to natural phosphate. Revue
In the Interent of Science.
Some great ships are to-day em
ployed almost wholly in seeking for
starfish specimens in deep seas,' and
there are hundreds of men who spend
a portion of their time in collecting
starfish in the interests of science.
Many of the specimens collected by
ship3 are taken from depths of on
and even two miles. The pressure
which this fish withstands at this depth
is of course very great.
Poorly Paid Reporter.
Reporters on Paris newspapers earn
from $3) to $80 a mouth.
Soft White Hindi and LninrUnt fair
Prodnced by Cotlcara.
Millions of Women Use Cuticura Soar.
assisted by Cuticura Ointment, the gret
skin cure, for preserving, purifying and
beautifying the skin, for cleansing the !
scalp ot crusts, scales and dandnitt. and
the stopping of falling hair, for softening,
whitening and soothing red, rough and
sore hnnrlq for bahv rnahea itohinora and
dialings, for annoying irritations and ul- j
ceraxive weannesses. ana many antiseptic
purposes which readily suggest themselves,
as well as for all the purposes of the toilet,
bath and nursery.
Not Quite a Kick.
A few vears aeo a man living near
Wichita hid an only daughter. She married ;
and went to live at Emporia. 'After her j
marrftige her parents sold their farm and I
moved to Wichita, where they bought a !
small hotel and made good returns. Une
day the daughter and her husband came
for a visit. They remained two days, then
another, and made no movement toward
home. Finally the iather-landlord called
Jiis son-in-law to his side and said: "What
a pity, John, that you and Mary didn't
come te visit us at the farm. We were
not keeping hotel then and it wouldn't
have cost you a cent to have staid as long
aa you wnted to." Wichita Eagle. j
Teoalnte and Billion Dollar Grass, i
The two greatest fodder plants on earth, I
one good Jor 14 tons hay and the other ,
80 tons green fodder per acre. Grows,
everywhere, so does Victoria Rape, yield-'
ice 60.00C lbs. sheep and awine food er '
JUST SE'D IOC I! STAMPS TO THE i
John A. Salzer Seed Co., La Crosse,
Wis., and receive in return their big
catalog and lots of farm seed samples.
"Name the bones of the skull." The can
didate for his medical degree, hesitating,
stammers: "Excuse me, sir, it must be my
nervousness; but for the life of me I can't
remember a single one yet l have thera
all in my head." London Medical Frees
I0W TWO 'BEAUTIFUL WOMEN ESCAPED
DREAD CATARRH BY USE OF PE-MA.
Catarrh Robs Women of Health and Beauty.
Pe-ru-na Makes Women Healthy and Beautiful.
Miss Amanda Johnson.
Miss Flora Ilauser, 1032 S. New
Jersey street, Indianapolis, Ind.,
" think I must have been
troubled wltn catarrh ever since I '
was very young, aggravated each
time I caught a cold. This did not ,
prove sufficiently serious to be oo-
noxious until last winter. Then
my bead and nose were so stopped
up that I felt I must do something.
Peruna was recommended to me by
a friend. I used It for tour weeks,
and found to my relief that It cured
me. I have not had a bit of trouble
since. My head is clear, and I can
safely affirm that Peruna cured
me. ' 'Miss Flora Ha user.
Hundreds of Women Cured byPe-ru-na
of Annoying Catarrh.
DR. IIARTMAN has probably done
more than any other physician
toward popularizing a means of
escape from the facial deformities, such
as watery eyes, twisted nose, offensive
breath, dry cracked lips, due to the
ravaging effects of catarrh.
lie has made chronic catarrh a life
long study. His remedy, popularlj'
known as Peruna, is the most famous
remedy for catarrh in existence.
Probably there is not a man or womau,
boy or girl, within the bounds of the
Uuited states that has not heard of Pe
runa. By far the largest majority have
The multitude of people that have
been cured of chronic catarrh by using
Peruua can never be known.
Her Idea of It.
Mrs. Xewed I'm afraid my husband haa
ceased to love mo.
Airs. Homer What change do you find?
"None; that's just the trouble. He has
miit leaving anv change in his pockets."
Chicago Daily News.
The Kffeet of Sleeping In Car.
Js the contracting of cold, which often
results seriously to the lungs. Never
neglect a cold, but take in time Taylor's
Cherokee Remedy of Sweet Gum and
Mullein nature's great cough medicine.
At druggists, 25c., 50c, and $1.00 a
Wigg "1 always try to make my money
last.'' Wagg "1 try to make mine first,
and then make it last." Philadelphia Rec
ord. Shake Into Tour Shoes
Allen's Foot-Ease. I ten res painful, swollen,
emartinsr, sweating' feet. Makes new shoes
A propensitj- to hope and joy is real
riches; one to fear and sorrow, real pov
Slop the Cough
and works off the cold. Laxative Bromo
Quinine Tablets. Trice 25 cents
Fools never stop to count the cost until
the bill collector calls. Chicago ews.
Hiso's Cure for Consumption ie an infalli
ble medicine for cough- and coIds:; N. Y.
bamuel, Ocean Grove, N. J., Feb. 17, 1900.
Behavior is a mirror in wllich everyone
displays his image. Goethe.
June Tint Butter Color makes top of
the market butter.
It is easier to endure failure than to
bear success. Chicago Tribune.
easy, sold by all JJruprpistsand enoe stores.
Don'tacccpt anv substitute. Siimple FREE.
Address A. S. Olmsted, Le Roy ,N.'Y.
FeeS bad today ?
Over-eatinp, working- and drinking- may have caused it, or you
may have caught cold. Makes you feel mean bad taste and
a headache. Go upon our advice just once and take
No mercurial or pill poison in CASCARETS, but an absolutely
harmless, purely vegetable, compound. Pleasant, palatable,
potent. They taste good and do good. Get the genuine C.C.C.
Any druggist, 10c, 25c50c. Take one now and
Feel well tomorrow
cures Caked Udder in cows.
Miss Flora Hauser.
Many a girl has regained her faded
beauty, many a matron has lengthened
the days of her comely appearance by
Peruna produces clean mucous mem
branes, the basis of facial symmetry
and a perfect complexion.
The women have not been slow to dis
cover that a course of Peruna will do
more toward restoring youthful beauty
than all the devices kuown to science.
While it is true that Peruna cures ca
tarrh where verflocated, yet it is advisa
ble for everyone to use Peruna as a
preventive and not wait until catarrh
A big head has no show against a big
heart. Rain's Horn.
OH MOM THAW 'v'
HAL A CEMTUHY. "
W. L. DOUGLAS
3. &3 SHOES S
W. la. Douglas
shoes have by their
the largest sale of
any shoes in the
They are just as pood
as those that cost you
St to $5 the only
difference is'the price.
IiOok for name and
price on bottom.
Ooutrlax usea Corona I
CoHskiii. which iseTerywhere conceded to
hetlie finet Patent leather yet produced.
Fast Co'or Eyelet a usrd. Shors bjmall.25r.nl ra.
Write for Catalog. W.L .Douglas, Brockton, Huss.
is a. positive cure for Piles.
Miss Amanda Johnson, Fairchild, Wis., writes:
"Iwilte to tell you how much Peruna benefited me.
For a number of years I had pain in my bead around my
eyes, sn i I thought it was because my eyes needed treat
ment, so I went to an oculist and had glasses fitted to my
eves and wore tbein for some time, but felt no relief
whatever. In fact, I felt worse than before, and came to
the conclusion that the trouble wasnot with-my eyes, but
with mv head and that it must be catarrh. As so many
of my friends had used Peruna with benefit for this
trouble, I thought I would try it. I was not sorry that
I did sofor in a short time 1 began to improve, and In
four weeks my eyes were in splendid condition, mr
general health was much improved and all the catarrh
of the head was gone. I was glad to get rid of this
trouble and am glad to endorse such a good medicine as
Peruna.' Miss Amanda Johnson.
l7TTTt t t IITTTtllTXXTTTIIIIIIIIIIIIIIinTI
has fastened itself in some part of tho
Peruna acts quickly and beneficially
on the inflamed mucous membranes
lining the different organs of the body.
Thus it will cure catarrh wherever
If you do notderive prompt and satis
factory results from the uso of Peruna,
write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a
full statement of your case and he will
be pleased to give you his valuable ad
Address Dr. Hartman, President of
The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, O.
must have a sufficient supply of
in order to develop into a crop.
No amount of Phosphoric
Acid or Nitrogen can compen
sate for a lack of potash in
grain and all
We shall be glad
lo send free to any
farmer oui little book
which contains valu
able in forma tioa
about soil culture.
GERriAN KALI WORKS,
Aew 1 ark S aaaaa Street, or
S. Braaa Bt.
Millions of U.M.C. Shot-Shells
are sold each year. They are
made la the largest cartridge
factory in tho world.
Tbc UNION METALLIC CARTRIDGE GO.
Cored. Gives Quick
relie'. Removes all
swelling in 8 to so
.cure 30 to 60 days. Trial treatment free.
I Dr. H. H. Green Sons. Box O. Atlanta. Ga.
FITZGERALD & CO., Box JS, Wasting-ton. D.O.
A. N. K.-F
IXkfS WltKt ALL
Cougb Syrup. T nates Good. Use
In time. Hold py OFapemt.
1 'MM how open 7
A Mr "ll W,TH STANDARD
I JP$1katy services
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