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SCOTT COUNTY KICKER. BENTON. ay losOURI.
FOR CANADIAN UNO
Americans Are Buyers and Be
coming Settlers Anxious to
Get Cheap and Produc
rn to id that there will
'flux of settlers from the
,t., r.rlng. For a time ; fliancep- who d,ed a week
ng off. on account ; or 80 a
j.iscrlptlon, which of ' An offpr Das been cabled to Nlcho
uot possible, and which the ,ns Romanoff, once czar of all the Rus
11 Government gnve every as- B'ai- of 5000 Per week DV a New
would not be put Into opera-; Tork movle concern.
uoo. In any cose It would not affect J
the American settler, and more than i CRIMINAL,
that the man who was working on the ! ,T,lree robbers two Of them about
farm, helping to produce the grain
thaf rrrvs.a t. taoA frincA ivrm arn nr trnr
rould ilot be affected. I
The excellent yields of the Western
Canadai crons. and the hlch orlces se-
cured l having Its Influence on those
looktngjfor homes. The authenticated
reports, that have been sent out from
time to time that this farmer and that ,
farmer had paid for their entire farm
holdings out of one crop has reached
the eat of the man looking for a farm,
"When he henrs that G. H. Beatty of
Wanton. Alberta, had 679 bushels of
when from 12 acres or an average of
66 hushaM to the acre, he becomes
inter. -!. When he lenrns that Hid
ney El Phillips of Beddeford, Alberta,
thresh. d ten hundred and fifty-three
tmehels of wheat, the nvornee being
C2Vs bushels per acre, his interest Is
further aroused. Tims. Long of Lefh
bridge had 120 bushels of outs to the
acre f ran a field of 25 acres, W.
Qttlni r Mil!; Itlver had (1,004 bushels
of wheat from 100 acres, an average
of ' bushels per ncre, and Robert
Taohaberry of Noblcford makes nffidn
Tlt that he bad an average of seventy
lx btishell of wheat per ncre from a
Held of 1068 acres. Thos. Boulton of the
anmo place makes affidavit that from
fty acres ho had a yield of fifty-three
.oisiieis of wheat per acre, Newell J.
ifV. ; le's affidavit of getting f4 bushels
per a CM from 1,000 acres stands out
tnoift strongly ns evidence of what the
wi: grower can da This affidavit is
str. Hthen d by n paragraph stating
thi e had 12:2 bushels und 00 lbs. per
n 304.09 acres, Mrs. Nancy
s affidavit that on her farm
f rd she threshed six thou
hundred and ten bushels of
na one hundred and fifteen
fifty-three bushels and eight 'vices at the disposal of the gor
ier, and from a flax field rninent.
she got 20 bushels and
t ba sajll that these were
freak yields beeaUM so many had such
great success. Whin these reports tire
read, the man looljaug for n farm be
These :iro onlvh few of the reasons
that Will Muse if lar.ro influx of Amer
lcn farmers itrio Hie Canadian West
irln.; the coming Spring.
The farmers now resident In Mnnt
a. Saskatchewan and Alberto are
chasing additional lands, Prices
Xor and Free homestead land can
id In many districts and the hotne
ler Is welcome. Advertisement.
ite-u't really matter what
have done" an 1 didn't.
THIS IS THE AGE OF YOUTH.
V'.u will look tan vars younger if you
V.:a your ugly, griily, gray fakirs by
"La Creole" Hair Dressing Adv.
Inventor of n French monoplane
.ted it after a winged maple seed.
io sick h . .ohe, sour stomach,
hiiious u or constipation
. r a 10-ceut box now.
urn the rascals out the headache,
. i ,u. -. . Indigastiotti the sick, sour
si awe! d foul gases turn them
out to-i t and keep them out with
Mini ma of men nnd women take a
Queer t now and then and never j Union injuring eight persons, several
know 'no misery cnused by a lazy oi whom may not recover.
Uver, clogged bowels or an upset stein- -
aCfa i DOMESTIC.
Don't put In another day of distress, j Closely guarded by marines, 383 in
Xet agearets cleanse your stomach; terned German sailors from the Phila
eemove the sour fermenting food; delphia navy yard have been confined
take the excess bile from your liver I at Fort Oglethorpe, Oa.
nd curry out all the constipated , Superintendent of Schools Freder
waste matter and poison In the ick has prepared a nst of teachers of
.towels. Then you will feel great I German birth in the public schools at
Casearet to-night straightens you (:lPVeIand and will recommend they
nut by morning. They work while b( ouste.
Ton sleep. A iu-ceui oo iroin
any drug store means a clear head,
sweet stomach, and dean, healthy Uver
and bowel action for months. Chil
dren love Cascarets because) they
saever gripe or sicken. Adv.
Life is but thought. Carlyle.
To keep clean and healthy take Dr.
Fieroe'a Pleaaant Pellets. They regulate
liver, bowels and atomach. Adv.
Til tell you. old man, Angy is a
bright girl. She's bruins enough for
"Thi'n she's the very girl for you.
Toong man, do you favor profes
Isonnl freedom of speech?"
"Sure, let 'em say what they think
without thlnklug what they say."
Jlro, I'm dead broke."
"Then no wonder you look gone to
anw Maria la far Tire gate
man I iwi imvw fcp
Kyaa ora cyaa
NEWS AT A GLANCE
CONDENSATION OF WEEK HERE
Strange and Interesting Happenings
That Are Taking Place Dally
In the Wide World.
Samuel H. Hodge, of Chicago, club
man r.nd bachelor, Inherits the for-
tun? ot Mr8' Lucy T. Whitney, his
trousers, shot and killed William
Stein' a "nk dea,er of Chicago, in an
attempt to rob him.
Within the past two weeks there
Mva been two or three attempts to
gangsters in St Louis to drown some
r their enemies by throwing them
George Vnux Bacon, an American
newspaper man, who has confessed
he was a spy in the employ of the
German government, was sentenced
to a year and a day in the federal
prison at New York.
On Sunday. March 25. the police of
St. Louis made 22 1 arrests for vio
lations of the Sunday closing law.
Mrs. Alice Johnson, aged o2. was
shot and killed at Burlington. In., and
police aree seeking here husband
Johannes Schmidt, a Gorman miner,
was sentenced at Mayburv. W. Va., to
GO days in jail on a charge of at
tempting to wreck machinery In a
mine in which he was employed.
The body of Miss Emma Staley. 20
was found in the Leon river at Tem
ple, Tex. She had been missing a
week. Her feet were bound together
with baling wire.
Burglars who blew the safe of the
Bank of Hunter, Ark., recently es
caped with between $3,o"o and $4,ooo.
Mrs. Stella Newton Moore Smith,
ou trial at Denver for the murder of
her husband, collapsed when telling
we sioiy oi ne unaappy niarneu we.
Newton D. Baker, "present occupa
tion secretary of war,'' enrolled him
self as an alumnus of Johns Hopkins
university who is ready to place his
Surprised trying to tunnel under a
fence which surrounds the arsenal at
Watertown, N. v., thru man fired at
Patrolman David A. Thompson and
Teti retail dealers in coal were in
dicted by the Cuyahoga (Ohio) grand
jury lor alleged violations of the anti
trust law in fixing the price ot coal.
The Will of Mrs. Julia C. Stewart,
widow of the late manufacturer, filed
in Chicago for probate, names oi her
two children, Marion, lj. and Jean, a.
heirs to the estate of $7,0o0,uuu.
Charles R. Crane of Chicago is un
derstood to he under consideration by
President Wilson for appointment as
amba.-i.idor to Japan, to succeed Am
Fire threatened the business sec
tion of Joliut, 111., with destruction,
but was brought under control after it
had destroyed the plant of the Co
iuiiibia Laundry Co.
A fire destroyed the first National !
D.inl; baildir.3 at Cabool, Miss,
lost is put at 130,000.
While bearing the news of '.heir se
cret marriage to th;: father of the
oride, Frank L. D'.ankeuship of Valley
Palls, Kan., was killed when the mo
tor car overturned.
Lester Lawyer, a 2-year-o!d son of
Oscar Lawyer, Charleston, 111., (all into
a Well when a board r which he was
walking gave way under Mm. He was
Failure of the luotorman to stop an
ititerurhan car at Illinois Central
crossing at Danville resulted in a col-
The superdreadnaught New Mexico,
a sister ship to the Pennsylvania, will
be launched at the New York navy
yard April 23.
The First Alabama cavalry has
Montgomery for mustering out.
With departure from El Paso of the
Thirty-third Michigan infantry, tha
border was entirely cleared of nation
al guard troops.
One minister and his family of
eight were among the number that
joined the St. Paul Patriotic league
The Independent Order of the Free
Sons of Israel, which has 81 subordi
nate lodges in the United States, an
nounced they are making prepara-
Uons to recruit a regiment in case of
Under the Hay national defense act,
approved June 3, 1916, the president
has the authority to raise an army ot
1,000,000 or more to use in or out of
the United States.
inst-uctions in military medicine to
students of medicine now at Harvard
and Boston University was begun re
cently. The first; woman to be enrolled to
serve la the United States navy, Miss
Loretta Walsh. 20 years old, is on the
job. She is asalstant recruiting of
Ucer at Philadelphia.
The West Frankfort (111.) Bank and
Trust Co. h.ls organised a "calf club"
for the boys and girls of West Frank
Th war department announced It
has fto plai.s for molesting any resi
dent i 'ions as long as they conform
to the laws. the nation.
Miss Katherin Kohler, a Chicago
IttnOfjrBpher. died, the victim of an
unknown a-issin who fired at her
out of the 1 irV-. The police say a re
jected suite killed the girl.
Pauline Pau 'arthenae, the world's
champion Holstein cow, owned by R.
J. Sehaefer of Clayton county, Wis.,
Is dead. A darning needle had pierced
The memorial of Mary Baker Eddy,
founder of the Christian Science
church, erected in Mount Auburn cem
etery, was turned over to the Chris
tian Science board of directors by El
bert S. Barlow of New York, who
bad charge of its construction.
The death list from the storm which
swept New Albany, Ind., remained
On account of the international sit
uation, the Indianapolis motor speed
way's TOO-mlle automobile race waa
"If war is declared trie resolutions
for national prohibition will be urged j
as a part of the preparedness pro
gram," said a statement from the
headquarter! of Oc Anti-saloon i
Contracts have been closed by the 1
Brooks Tomato Products Co. at Mt. I
Vernon, 111., for the erection of build- i
,U!" ,w ol i
Five persons were killed and four :
others were injured when a tornado 1
swept southern Arkansas.
The town of Petrey, Ala., was wiped
ou y a tornado which killed 14 per-
Out and injured SO
An American soldier in Fort Sher
man, C. Z., shot and killed a negro
canal employe who was resisting ar-
Checks for Billy Sunday's free will !
offering at Buffalo began to come in, I
ranging from Jl to gl,000. It was j
estimated that the total would be bo- ;
tween $20,000 and $(0,000,
Life insurance on a cow has been
taken out at Monrce, Wis. The ani
mal Is Snow Ifall Tink U:be, a years
o'.d. The policy is for $2,000 and tha
annual payment is f 140.
Simon C. Long, 60, general manager
of the PsnnsylVSnla railroad, il
cicad on a passenger train while on :
the way to his home at Merion.
Dr. L. H. Owens of Memphis, Ter.n.,
died on a Frisco passenger train v.t
Rogersvllle, Mo., from tuberculosis.
There is a girl famine at New Bruns.
wick, N. J. Manufacturers have in
creased wages, provided free lunch,
and still they can't get them.
The railroad men's ratification over
the adoption of the elgbt-bour law
held at Jit. Vernon, 111 . was one of
the m st enthusiastic meetings ever
held at this place
Officials of the c, N. o. & t. i. rsii
read tym en & Crescent route) have
gr iiited to the 307 tsU graph employes
ar. Increase ot 11 pi r ct-ni in wages.
Switchmen . .-. the N. Y. C. K. R. will
be given tha I a. lit of the Adi.mon
law, dating fr m the 1st of January.
1 ; machinists
tic an 1 I ro walked out at the
snops oi ai at u,, l. li. at railway
at-'.'.ilK ROCK when their demand for I
seniority privilege ot
king of Denmark ha.i issued a
mai on ol farewell to the people
Danish West Indies,
c! Marshal August von Macken-
the Ge: na an army has arrived
istantinopli i.nd Will reorganize
ti ousand German soldiers
i i . ... ! line into Holland
lookir - . r to...
They have been in-
ternec, at Zurelle,
A presidential decree just is'-.ued
forbid the exportation from Argen
tina of ' 'in and :lour. The object of
tha u assure is to conserve stocks.
Britain's army Kitchens are supply
ing enough glycerine, formerly wast
ed, tu produce the cordite necessary
to tire 10,000,000 shells a year.
Su: geun-Geae ral Rolleston's repoit
shov. that one curious effect of cue
Jutland battle was a great Increase In
the amount ot appendicitis among the
crews of the si'ips engaged.
Vienna newspapers report from
Italy serious riots in Milan and other
towns. Disorders have been caused
Germany has sent many of her cap
tives to front lines of battle as re
prisal, according to a statement is
sued by tU. International Red Cross.
Dur ng the release ot political pris
oners at Kherson, Russia. 1,700 con
victs dUai'ined the prison guards and
released 5uo more.
TUe few firms of Briti a dye manu
facturers have made immense profits
since the war start d. One report
shows the value of shares has risen
from - to ;i.oou.
Gen. Aguiiar resigned from his post
as minisier of foreign relations in the
Oarranza cabinet. He will start a cam-
! iot e governorship ol Vera
Reports filtering into Copenhagen
s y that the Russian revolution had
mtany bloody clashes. It is reported
chat more than 4,000 were lulled. The
minister of agriculture was burned
alilvi by the mob.
Ttivt French ship owners' associa
tion has announced that 400,000 tons
of shijppiug, or approximately 17 per
cent Ji the mercantile fleet, bus been
destrc7;ed by submarines.
All clocks in the lilted Kinsdmn
w.n bje uioveu forward cue him; t -
o clock iii ins li)1 Tllilfjl M Aprti
TO SAVE THE HOGS
The State Veterinarian Seeks
to Stamp out Cholera in
ASKS HELP OF SCHOOL CLERKS
Dr. Luckey Plans to Make a Vigilance
Corps of the 11,000 District
In an effort to check hog cholera,
which was reported in ninety-three
Missouri counties last November and
Is expected to be more widespread this
I summer, Dr. D. F. Luckey, state veterl
' narian. is mailing an appeal to eleven
i thousand clerks of rural school dis
tricts in the state. The appeal asks
an immediate report to the state
veterinarian whenever sick hogs are
noticed in the district. It will be read
at the annual school meeting.
The plan of making a vigilance
corps of the district clerks was tried
out last year in fourteen counties and
261 cholera outbreaks were stopped
from spreading to adjoining farms by
the prompt co-operation of the state
deputies, who are located in every
Hog cholera has been one of the
greatest drains on this state. It causes
an annual loss of a million dollars,
it is estimated, nearly all of which
might be saved by appealing instantly
to the state and taking care to burn all
dead hogs. At least 90 per cent of
hogs that die have cholera in one
form or another. Doctor Luckey estl-
A disagreeme nt as to whether the
"slngle" or "double" treatment should
be used has existed in the past be
tween the state veterinarian and the
j agricultural college. That difference
' has been settled. The college, the
state board of agriculture and the
United States Department of Agrlcul
l ture have agreed both treatments will
be employed as fhc occasion warrants.
A St. Joseph Bridge Guarded.
Watchmen have been stationed at
; the bridge across the Missouri River
: at St. Joseph to guard it day and
night from possible harm at the hands
of agents of the Gorman government
; or German sympathisers. Also, powers
I ful electric lamps have been plr.ced
on the spans of the bridge and at
rnliiftt nn Missnnri :illft KriTlsns Bhorps
, nr,,.. ,ha. no pr,im mnv annroach
Riot in Springfield Car Strike.
Following the shooting and wound
ing of John He-man by V. O. Bishop,
a street ear num-.rman, a mob formed
nt Springfield and threatened trouble.
Five .-hots were fired at a street car.
and several arrests were mads before
9 o'clock. Police reserves were
called to Commercial street in North
Springfield, where the trouble started.
Bishop shot Herman last night when
Herman called Mm a "scab." The in
jured man is in a hospital and not ex
pected to live. Bishop was in the
county jail after a bond of 110,000 had
been refused, and was taken in'o
another county for safe keeping. The
street car striite has. been in progress
Double Anti-Plot Guards.
Following reports of plots to destroy
railroad bridges and tunnels on the
lines operating east ward from St.
Imls, and to damage the several
nUnta maUIn u,p mnnlMnna tliero
the fnlted states Department of Jus-
tice has virtually doubled the force
of guards it l as maintained at various
plant.- and public :-truetures in that
Kicked Cellmate to Death.
A riot call was sent to the central
police station ot S'. Joseph when
guards at the city CTOrkhouss were
unable to centrol Harry Adle, who
bad attacked his cellmate. Guv Athe.
When a posse of policemen reached
j the workhouse Atbe had been kicked
He was 31 and Adle 38
Loth were delerium tre
Retired Miller Dead.
J. E. Pearson, 85 years old, a re
tired miller, Is dead at California,
Mo. He had lived there forty-eigbt
years. He had been alderman, mayor,
president of the board of education
and justice ot the peace. His widow
and five children survive.
No Trace of Poison In Viscera.
Harrison Hale, city chemist of
Springfield, said that although he had
completed his investigation, he had
found no trace of poison in the viscera
of Marion Walker, a youth of Mount
Vernon, whose death is being inves
tigated by Coroner Hocker of Law
Tornado Moved Houses in Moberly.
Several houses were blown from
their foundations and a number of
barns and other buildings destroyed
in a small tornado which cut a path
two blocks wide in Northeast Moberly,
Long Lost Son In Jail.
After a search lasting fifteen years,
W. A. Morgan of Columbus, Kas..
found his son in jail at Joplin. Lee
Morgan of Springdale, Ark., the son,
is charged with robbing a jewelry
William B. Mackey of Sedalia, Dead.
William B. Mackey. 53 years old,
president and treasurer of the Mackey
Wholesale Shoe Company, and for
years director for the Sedalia public
library, is dead.
Osarks "Alfalfa King" Dead.
Marlon B. Peters, 60 years old, mem.
bar of the atate legislature from
Howell county in 1918, is dead at
West Plains from pneumonia. He
was a scientific farmer and known In
the legislature as tha Alfalfa King of
ROAD BOAfiD BEGINS WORK
New Highway Commission Aaka the
Various Cowntlee to Co-operate
for Batter Roads.
Missouri at last la going ahead In
road building as a result of the ap
pointment by Governor Gardner of a
state highway board, composed of
E. L. Sanford, Springfield; George
Mclninc, St Joseph; C. O. Ratne, Can
ton, and A. C. McKlbbon, Clayton.
The highway board appointed A. W.
Graham of Kansas City state high
way engineer and he immediately be
gan road building preliminaries. Let
ters have been mailed to all county
highway engineers extending the
groetings of the new department and
asking the co-operation of county of
ficials In the good roads movement
"We ask the co-operation of the
county engineers right from the start,"
said Mr. Graham recently. "The coun
ties will have the right to choose the
kind of paving they desire, but of
course we are going to advise with
them. The counties will bear half the
expense of the road work, and we arc
going to get at it just as soon as pos
sible." The highway board has divided the
state in six districts to facilitate the
work of locating the "state roads" on
which state and federal money will be
expended. Two divisions are made of
the forty-four counties north of the
The division in which Kansas City
is located embraces two tiers of coun
ties on the western border of the
state. The St. Louis district takes In
the lead belt and all Southeast Mis
souri. The south central portion of
the state is divided into two districts
with Springfield and Jefferson City as i
the commercial centers.
KILLED BY GAS EXPLOSION
Kansas City Buildings Wrecked When
Man Lighted Match In Search
for Leak in Pipes.
Albert P. Drown was killed and ten :
others were Injured bv a gas explo- '
sion that wrecked the business build-
Ing, over which there wre living
apartments, and a residence at Thirty- !
first and Chestnut streets, Kr.nsa.? :
City. Mr. Drown was crushed beneath
the mass of brick and steel of the
wrecked two story building. His body
was recovered only after Bremen had '
worked five hours removing the debris j
that filled the basement.
Gas had accumulated in the base
ment and in the storerooms at various
times in the past two years. Neigh
bors had complained to the gas com
pany, but the company's representa
tives had not been able to find the
leak. Doth storerooms were vacant.
Mr. Drown and Mr. Levin were pre- j throat, especially lung trouble. It
paring to build a lattice for (lowers, gives the patient a good nlsht's rest,
and went into the basement of the ; free from coughing, with easy espec
building for some lumber. It was . torntion In the morning, giving nature
dark. Mr. Drown lighted a match. a chance to soothe the Inflamed parts,
Mr. Levin was able U tell few of throw off the disease, helping the pa
the details of the explosion last night. 1 tlent to regain his health, assisted by
Ho was catapulted nearly to the top pure air nnd sunshine when possible,
of the stairway leading into the base- ! Trial size 2rc. and 7."e family size.
mem. Firemen and Dr. F. F. Foster
of the General hospital staff found
Mr. Levin held fast by two beams and
B mass of wreckage.
The residence of Harry Levin. 2803
East Thirty-first street, was demol
ished. Mrs. Levin went to a neigh-
bor's home only a few minutes before
the explosion. Her husband was
The effect of the explosion was not
confined to the immediate vicinity,
Great cracks appeared in the ceilings
of a score of homes simultaneously
with the explosion. Foundations were
jarred and in seveial oases shattered
so they will hare to be partly rebuilt.
Plastering fell and ornaments were
knocked from their places. Window
curtains were cut as if a mad hand
knifp n dozen times
through their lengths. On every
side the work of the explosion was
Sues a G. O. P. Committee.
Clinton A. Welsh, a Kansas City
lawyer, has filed suit In the circuit
court at St. Louis against Otto Stifcl,
Jeptha D. Howe and Mayor Henry
Kiel for $2,407.97, alleged to be due a:-
attorney's fees nnd expenses in
! vestigating frauds in the election last
Sedalia Turns to Gardens.
At a meeting of three members of
the chamber of commerce, three rep
resentatives of the city council and
three women from the Sorosis Club,
Mrs. J. B. Mockbee was appointed di
rector of the vacant lot and back-yard
gardening of Sedalia.
W. O. W. Offer Defense Pledge.
The five hundred delegates attend
ing the state convention of the Wood
men of the World at Columbia, has
sent to President Wilson a telegram
indorsing his war policies. They said
in the dispatch tbey were with him to
a man and that they were ready to
exchange their wooden axes for steel
helmets to protect the rights of the
Make Dash for Liberty.
Two of the recaptured prisoners who
made their escape from the Green
county jail after overpowering the
Jailer, made another dash for liberty
recently. Ed Gammon, a jailer,
opened fire on tha men in the corri
dor and they fell to their knees and
surrendered. , ,
Marshall Druggist Dead, ,
A telegram announcing the death ot
Edmond Brown, a druggist of Mar
shall, at a hospital in St. Joseph, was
received by his family 'recently.
Man Killed in Wreck.
An unidentified man was killed and
a companion severely injured when a
Chic go Great Western freight train
jumped the track near Conception
June tii u recently. The dead man was
of middle age.
New Revenue Man at Springfield.
Sam A. Moore, of the office of E.
M. Harber, collector of Internal rev
enue at Kansas City, has been ap
pointed revenue collector for the
Springfield division, with headquar
ters in Springfield.
IS CHILD GROSS,
Look, Motherl If tongue it
ooated, give "California
Syrup of Fjti
Children love this "fruit laxative,''
and nothing elae cleanses the tender
stomach, Uver and bowels so nicely.
A child simply will not stop playing
to empty the bowels, and the result la
they become tightly clogged with
waste, liver gets sluggish, stomach
sours, then your little one becomes
cross, half-sick, feverish, don't eat,
sleep or act naturally, breath Is bad,
system full of cold, has sore throat,
stomach-ache or diarrhea. Listen,
Mother t See If tongue is coated, then
glee a teaspoonful of "California
Syrup of Figs," and In a few hours all
the constipated waste, sour bile and
undigested food passes out of the sys
tem, and you have a well child again.
Millions of mothers give "California
Syrup of Figs" because It Is perfectly
harmless; children love it, and It nev
er falls to act on the stomach, Uver
Ask at the store for a 50-cent bottle
of "California Syrup of Figs," which
has full directions for babies, children
of nil nges and for grown-ups plainly
printed on the bottle. Adv
English as She Is Spoke.
Knieker Funny thing about food.
Bocker Yes, a shortage and a long
ing always exist at the same time.
CUTICURA HEALS ECZEMA
And Rashes Thst Itch and Burn Trial
Free to Anyone Anywhere.
In the treatment of skin nnd scnlp
troubles bathe freely with Cutlcurn
Sonp and hot water, dry and npply
Cutlcura Ointment. If there is a nut-
tendency to rashes, pimples, etc.,
prevent their recurrence by making
Cutlcurn your dally toilet preparation..
Free sample each by mall with Book,
Address postcard, Cutlcura, DepL L,
Boston. Sold everywhere. Adv.
" ld slloe Cl,n't ,ie
w nwny. Try the same method
on 'our troubles.
BOSCHEE'S GERMAN SYRUP
Why tnke ordinary couch remedies
when Boschee's German Syrup has
been used for fifty-one years In all
towns in the United States, Canada,
Australia, and other countries, for
coughs, bronchitis, colds settled In the
Sold in all towns in the United States,
Cnnnda, Australia, nnd other coun-
Victor Hugo's Grandson.
George Victor Hugo, the grandson of
the great Victor Hugo, Is now show-
I ing in Paris about 100 sketches which
nre attracting great attention. At the
j beginning of the war he was n censor.
: on occupation In which he appreciated
ton keenly the humor of exercising
! such a function by the grandson of
j his grandfather. So, In spite of his
white hair, be gnve up the censorship
nnd set out for the nrmy. He did not
1 become a general, but he Is a lieuten-
ant. Alter a year una u nail nt tne
' front he has returned from Champagne
! with a hundred choice BCQUarelles,
wnicll ni runs IS running ro see-, nr
has added somewhat to the splendor
of the name of Hugo, ns he has been
twice In the course of the war cited
in the orders of the day for meritori
Cross Andes in Balloon.
The mighty Andeun mountain range
of South America! the highest in the
western hemisphere, has Just been
crossed by aeronauts for the tlrst time.
The fent was accomplished by two men
in n balloon. The ueronuuts left San
tiago. Chile, on the Pacific side, and
descended five hours later in Mendoza,
on the eastern slope of the range, In
the Argentine Republic. They report
a very difficult trip, and had to rise
to a great height to catch a favorable
air current. So far the Andes have
not been crossed by airplane.
"Frnnk," snld the teacher sternly,
"you were late this morning."
"Tes'm" replied the boy, blushing
to the roots of his hair. "I had to get
up in the middle of the night and run
for the doctor."
'TH excuse you this time, Frank,
but I hope it will never happen again."
"That's what pn said, too," was the
Force of Habit.
Cop You're drunk. I'll have to lock
Auto Fan No, I'm not, officer. It's
Just my steering gear out of order.
Don t fool with
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days. Money back if it Get
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When a fellow "breaks his word,"
It's might hard to get the pieces fitted
Whenever You Need a General Took
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"Is he n patient ninnT"
"Very. Even the telephone service
doesn't nnnoy him."
TAKES OFF DANDRUFF
HAIR STOPS FALLING
Olrlsl Try Thlsl Makes Hair Thick,
Glossy, Fluffy, Beautiful No
More Itching Scalp.
Within ten minutes after an appli
cation of Danderlne you cannot find a
single trace of dandruff or falling hair
and your scalp will not itch, but What
will please yon most will he after a
few weeks' use, when, you see new
hair, fine and downy oi, rst yes. but
really new hair growing all over the
A little Danderlne Immediately dou
bles the beauty of your hair. No dif
ference how dull, faded, brittle nnd
scraggy, just moisten a cloth with
Danderlne nnd carefully draw It
through your hair, taking one small
strand at a time. The effect Is amns
Ing your hnlr will be light, fluffy and
wavy, nnd hnve an appearance of
abundance; nn Incomparable luster,
softness and luxuriance. ,
Get n 2o cent bottle of Knnv.lton'a
Danderlne from nny store, nnd prove
thnt your hair Is ns pretty nnd nft
ns nny that It has been neglected or
Injured by cnreless treatment that's
nil you surely con have beautiful hair
and lots of It If you will Just try a lit
He Danderlne. Adv.
He Ran Out of Ink.
A seven-year-old boy grew rather
peeved sit his eleven-year-old sister. He
believed thnt diplomacy rests largel
in note writing, so. Instead of deliv
ering bis opinion by word of mouth,
he retired to a safe and private place,
where he took his pen in baud and
wrote the following:
"Susie is a hobo.
"Susie Is a bone bend.
"Susie Is n skunk.
"Susie is a wart hog.
"f-mle Is a polecat
"Susie Is u hog.
"I could say more, but I WiP
too hard on her."
Prickly Pear Makes Fod
The utilization of the prick!
the production of feeding
cattle Is reported by the B
lontll African Export Gasi
g.'g'ng the attention of Sot
ncr.cullurlsts. For this pi
raid to have food values o
Ity. Its vnlue was demon
ing n recent drought, whe
use were the fnrmers t
their cattle, sheep, goats
alive. The result Is th.
now actually planting v
iutIj tried to exurmln:
His Movo t:
A woman In n rullwi
the other day had a gr
ble with one of her c)
seven or eight, and
near her stood it ns
and then observed :
"Madam, that boy
the strong hand of a
"Yes, I know It,"
he can't have It.
when he was six ye
done my best to g
and failed. He
, Pansey Isn't
down on his Job?
Lily Well, he
to keep growin
healthy and hi
to give them
food has a 8