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The women of Paris are most enthusiastic ever aeronautics and have
-ai organization known as "Stella.' The photograph shows the youngest mem
ber cf tha club. Mile. Paris, fifteen years old, about to make an ascension
-alexia In a balloon.
LORD OF FENS FOUGHT HERE
' "The little market town of Tatters
' ball sear Boston in Lincolnshire can
; boast of many objects of historic in-
ttrcut both In tha town Itself and. In
th aurroundlng celghborbood. Not
the least Interesting of these is the
nlctaresQua old castle, around which
&re woven many romantic stories of
Crtrawclllan !ays. The castle was
rebuilt In the fifteenth century by
th lord high treasurer. Cromwell,
suadl contains a magnlficenUyarved
ilrepdace, an exact lepllca of which
ia reproduced in the bouses of par
'lUmient Ifsuffered considerably In
t.h civil war about the time that
'GalnEboncwsh and Lincoln fell into
Ue bands of the royalists, who were
.routfid by Oliver Cromwell, "the Lord
..of ha Kfns." In 1043. Tattershall
a boast of a very fine park on
taining two Roman camps, to which
iiuaxy visitors are attracted.
SEES SWARM IN HER BONNET
A elngu'.ar circumstance occurred
,-iecnt!y at Avon, N. Y. A Mrs. Maker
wiis in ber garden, when suddenly
ib beard a buzzing in the air, and
apon looking up saw a fcwarrii of
ti-e cori,h,g directly toward her. She
suvxi still and the whole swarm
alighted on ber sun bonnet. With due
presence of mind Mrs. Maker removed
tho bonnet, placed it on a s'kk, took
(he btt-s to a hive and secured them
AH ENGINE GETS ARRESTED
A sensational arrest has been made
at Bordeaux, France. A short time
aeo veral acres of fen-ht were laid
at by a fierce fire. Luquiries led
da authorities to believe that the
.tfjtjr part. w a l-cn.ctlv wUcb
THINGS FOUriD in VARIOUS
PORTIONS OF THE EARTH
emitted sparks on It way through tne
forest Consequently the examining
magistrate of Bordeaux was Instruct
ed to arreEt the engine, and duly arm
ed with a warrant be went forth and
read the warrant in front of the
throbbing monster and arretted It on
a charge of arson. He then wheel
cuffed it In other words, put the
seals on it without any resistance
from the prlfODer. The locomotive has
tow to stand trial before a Jury of
expert, who will decide whether the j
accused party is ia proper working i
order, and whether or cot it Is guilty
o( a transgression cf the regulations j
laid down with regard to the working
of railway engines.
ICE CHEAP IN PERSIA.
The fact that ice Is plentiful and
cheap makes living .' Persia more
pleasant than It would otherwise be,
and the fact that It can be obtained
at all is Indicative of the Ingenuity
of the ("top's of the country. The
ground is so porous that water per
colates through quickly. There are
therefore few rivers or lakes from
which ice can be obtained, and it Is
seldom so cold in any pari of Persia
that Ice of a thickness suitable for
Palace of Kaiser On Corfu
On Corfu, the largest of the Ionian Islands In the Mediterranean, is tho
magnificent Achllleion palace, owned by Emperor William of Germany. It
stands cn the hill of Gasturl, five miles from the city of Corfu, and was tuilt
for Empress Elizabeth of Austria, who was murdered In Genoa. It Is said
the kaiser finds this pslace something of a white elephant because of the
oreat expense of maintenance and rtoalra.
t ps'-hlrg mould form vr.t.tr the iS'.recl
' rati of the sun. Tl.'i Persian cltaicr
! his )" ty rcsktrg'a shallow pool scJ
j bulid.r.g a t!b'i wall t leb will pri
tcct it iro:n ine stn. a ti.ia layer i
of Ice will form;, this he floods at .
will; waier, and so he eo on i
adding inch to lr:h until he can cul
a block if cocsider&ble vtiiksess. j
MAKES ITS OWN WIG.
There In a tn:a!l crab found upon j
the Hi frlisr. ccf t Cat is to aft tid i
of l is enemies thtt L ha found out.
or has pertars been taught, a ciever ;
way to tide Limseif. The riter ot:ce i
! fan- ere of ttrte erst which waa I
kr;t s a f t. a"i1 hp wr !urky '
enough to v ; j t him wbe-n he was la
the vry act cf n;akirK hli The
crab fcrrt tore c3 a ri"'C of ft pen
ribNon liko fcaPKl wi:b his pincers 1
and rut ore t-nd in his ujouti. j
This he rucked 8td cit'jied stid
j moisten d with Fome kind of p'.u '
I that hricLs uridtr water, and then ;
he preKscd the sticky end upon his I
back IJr atd by his broad back waa j
rovc-rt-d with a regular pecn and j
wavirg wig eo that as he crawled j
about he locked like a bunch of sea- ,
weed In gentle motioa. We must j
suppose that he mates a very swet j
mouthful for a hungry f.sh, and that '
he crakes the w!g to preserve him j
from hemp gcbhled tp. From time j
to time the wig requires repairing, '
of course. j
FRECKLES ARE HiS PETS.
To indulpe his unusual psFtise of
raising freckles. Dr. Harold Clifford,
an Omaha oculist, has become a
"freckle farmer" ar,d transfers patches
of skin with the little brcr.va spots from
one part of his body to the otLer.
Freckles are his pets and be likes
to graft them In fancy designs ihout j
his body. He told the Nebraska Medi
cal association he had been tsperl
menting with them since ll-Ol, and that
with only a Jew freckles and
his razor be could have a perfectly
FAMILY TREASURE HUNT.
Some people dou't believe in banks. J
i1t. won Ton.ta T Pi-rra rf I
' f ; r. , 1 A nn n, w r.9 I
whose estate, valued at I60.GS0. was . door. It may be hinged at the bottom eutnc.c,Eed tne ctm t0 hl8 pre8en;e.
filed the other day. Most of the prop- and swung In when it is desired to , Irrra ftarte(j (o 6UlrBi but sv.d
erty Is cash and notes, and was found, j have it open. den!j. m::de a tura dagbe;1 aJcEg the
after much searching by members of ! If need for old bens' roosts, nesta , ball( Bnd 0,,t of the bouse 0f cour3e
the family. Eecreted behind door i and dropplcg board are located In the 6t,e wag gooa ca!;tur.(j DUt ter excl e-
jamDS, insice secret lame orawers
and beneath false desk tops. The
gold, which he had hoarded for many
years tiled a water bucket
QUEER MONUMENTS IN CHINA
Near the famous tombs of the
Chinese emperors at Nankin stand
a cumber of most curious monu-
meuts. They are In the shapes of
camels and elephants, and are care-
fully protected from vandals by rall-
4---t -? r---V- " c j-
' i I 4 J W J
COLONY HOUSE FOR CHICKENS
Wi! Accorrrrodite 25 to 33 C'S Fo!,
r From 2X t 300 Young Clvcfc
Heavy to Hsndlc.
The ctAfnt terse shown la 1he !!?
trs'Sori E.eapvre s 19 by II feet and
r.ay t ewd fi'tf-r for fcouMrg 14
stork r for lroodirs the young. It j
wtU accpmrcinfaie (rem 23 to ZO
Cslony House, 10 by 12 Feet.
fo-xls or from 200 to young chlcSs,
depending u;-cn the kind and age ol
; the brood. Its size makes it qulti
i heavy to handle, and it probably
j marks the limit In eIzs, eo far as con
, cerns portable houses.
i The runners are Ci5 timber, and I
! sre 14 feet long, extending a foot be :
i yond the wall at earh end. The sidles ;
! Is of No. 1 matched stuff, end roust I
fit tightly. !
A colony house- should he blocked j
I up so that the f.oor will he level, u !
' j.reve-ct the litter from being pusbe-o
lon to the lower tide if there Is ai.j ;
The wi-dows are hinged at the top j
end swing outward at the bottom, j
This jera.lts the entrance of ao j
abundance of freth air during rains or j
storms. On the outside the wiadowi 1
are covered with jicultry wire, to keep
tho (owls in while the windows ar
open. The long, narrow window.
placed vertically, has the advantage
over the square ones commonly used,
fn that If he'ter A Is t rthu t ea the iitrht.
A em-.ll mnclln n-lndnoj 1q Rpt In thd
rear of the houfe. Hoppers, feed-cacs
end water-pans may be placed on the
ends or front
Keen the bouse in as cool a
Hon as i.r-s.-ible.
Keep a continual lookout for rat',
weasU-s, 'j osBiiniS, etc.
We are apt to neglect the hens dur
; lng the lata summer months.
', Do not let up in your warfare
! against the destructive louse army.
I Not enough importance is usually
attached to the selection of laying
i All tLA rtM ctnrlr 1at im nnf vont.il
, Bhoad nQW be dls eJ of before th
j j . molt.
Earnest, sympathetic, intelligent ef-
fort wins. It Is the secret of success
In the poultry yard.
The eggs should be kept In the cel
lar where It is cool. Hot weather
flulckly stales them.
It may be that even while running
about on the farm hens cannot find
the grit they like, or enough of it.
Fine gravel is not the proper grit
for poultry. They want a sharp ma
terial with which to grind their feed.
On the average far'ui, fifty hens
bring as big returns as the best cow
In the herd with less feed and care.
There Is danger of mating too many
hens with one male, and there la also
danger of mating too few for best
The 1 rg'h of time that a new ma's
cas b-en placed In a pen of hens will
have something to do with the fertility
i of tne tpii.-i.
Poultrymcn should remember that
! hens should always be kept busy
j searching for food, so that they may
, git f.)!h.i-i.t exercibe.
j N'jver breed from small, light stock,
j from cio-.-.ely related Hock, from lin-
1 .u.ature Hock; one pan-i t rnuct t full
j grow n If tl e other Is young:.
! On f:ee range the h. v..? v. ill pot
Sid '1 hlo ie of their livici,-. b;;t it is
j not best to take It for ettiti:-.l that
I t.:fV will ni 'port tr.ei:: -i lv h.
j Ti.e iols should be Kent to rocst
j nt niciit wl'h full reps and get off
the rooit In the morning to scratch
In straw or leaves for 1,-raiu during
Fowls should always bu starved for
at least 2i hours before being killed,
so as to have their crops and Intes
tines thoroughly free froja food of
' t ' r i :
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! wPCCSe, CALIFORNIA.
j LAND FCH FROF1TABLE FARMING.
Marc:iPi rn:r, lcrstJ Jo Fiitlnr
Cjttr, which 1 In th? heart of tt;
r. vti'ef la fpst t'jrnlre to
I the front s a farming community la
I which reariy every scTlcui'.ural (irod
! uct known may be successfully raiued
j i!ho-jt irrigntioa.
Th .nil la a. dark, sandy loam,
reJimeiHary la cfcsrac'fr, lvel snd
weil drained. It has the advances
ever ether pells In tb.lt H 1 loo l
chra ter ar.d snperlor to heavy soiK
Witt this wealth of soil, ebundar.ra
cf water, unexcelled cllmat snd IWK
prowlrs sea03, Marejse Colcny In
the l-Wl place for th homefeekf r
with limited rowans, the worn out pro
feslcical n-an, cr the young man look-
a srr.all (arm la a Eeaiiuui
The prrtTiinl'.y of J'srcuse Colony to
f-'acrsmento, furnishes a ready ir-arket
for Tcjsetatles, poultry, pcs nl
iairr products. JYults, V(getah)es,
alfaf'a. rralrs and f rashes and poultry
yield lares returns. The rainfall is
nd irourht Is unknown.
j Land is yet m'.-derately priced, but
j crcp failures In other sections of th
' t'Li-.ed Ftates wl'.i hrlte new settlers
la rnpidlr. Thin, toretber with the
! to'.dlnr of the Panama l'ac'.Cc Ktpo
! sition In Fan FranclKCO durln? 1?1 .
i is hound to raise the price, and wheth
I er for a home, or for en Investment,
now Is the tl e to purchase. I-nnd
! rnsy' b had in tracts suitable to the
' means of ail snd the results obtained
J are almoft teyond tl!ef. Farther in
! frrrrstion w-i!l he glad'.r f-irnifhed hy
i HOMESEH1KKR3' INFfjKMATlOX
tUREAU, 39 Efe P.!.1g.. Omaha, Neb.
HE WAS HUNGRY, TOO.
Mrs. Justwed There s nothing li
the house tt to eat. I'm eolng bon a
to my mother.
Mr. Justwed (broke) Walt till I e t
my bat, and I'll e with jou.
Not Sufficiently Eager.
A little miss of five years was under
ths ban cf disobedience. Fhe had been
told to put away her playthings, as it
waa near bed time. She did not ob"y
the demand, and. when forced to do
so, gave way tc a petulant display of
temper. Her father, who was i p
stairs, heard the commotion, and, he-
Intr rr'!e firnimfntefl with the raii'
j ment ,.g BQ frf at tbat fcbe wag put t0
j b.d on e Mother's effort soothed
', the child and theu she was asked:
i "Why did you run away when year
j father called you?" The reply carte
'promptly enough: "You doa't S'
pc.-e. ruamxa, that I wanted a wfc.p-
! Ir.c bad enough to go upstairs after
i It?" '
Athletes Who Made Coed.
Wal't r I'-arnes of lloston, who ke rs
a flo-e watch on thi:.3 athletic in
. ;: , F :i ' ? :
h. Witl.ir.crtoa and P.sfcer.
the ; .-iie Harvard football ca;
t:. !:.?, 1 ;ie be n ii"t.ib!e examples of
the fhf'lar in athlti"s j:t Harvard.
Katnil'on Fish's appointment as an in
structor in government at Harvard Is
an index of his mental caliber."
An old man stood on the street cor
ner in Cherryvale when the trolley
stopped and let off a woman passen
ger She had on a linen dress, a Pan
ama hat, champagne-colored hose and
strapped pumps. "Goth!" exclaimed
the old men. "I'd spend less money
on my bonnet and buy some socks."
Cherryvale (Kan.) Journal.
A Matter of Repair.
"I pee." said Hicks, "that they have
started a movement over in England
to remodel thu Ten Commandments.
"Remodel, eh?" retorted Dorkins.
"What a waste of time all they need
Is restoration." Harper's Weekly.
Tommy Pop, what is a theorist?
Tommy's Pop A theorist, my son,
is a man ho thinks he is learning to
swim by sitting on the hank and
watching the frog.
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Urn onoi viit trludl.
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UufrnZw Canto, tin tJOO.ou
ONE 0, THE OLD CEHTLtMAM
atsotuts Fact neitroyed Fore.
Well Waft Arfltirrrent for
nn a plessant Fitnday aft-rnonn sa
old German snd his youngest ao
era seated in the vlllnSe Inn Tba
father had partaken llt.eraily of tha
bomehrewrd beer, and was
bis son snalnst the evil, of Intern,
perance. "Never drink too much, rny
son. A gentleman stops
has enouKh. To be drunk It a dln-
"Yen, fa'her, but how esn I
when I have enoiiRh or am drunk?'
The old man pointed with his Ba
ser "lo you see those two men sit
ing' In ths comer! If you should
nee four mcu there, you would bt
The boy looked bms and earncsy.
"Yes father, but but there is only
cne n:n in Ucat vomer." Lippltt
cott's. More r'-l 'e would succeed if mora
By Lydla E. Pinkham'j
reoria. III. "I wish to let every ont
know wrhat Ljdia E. Pinkham'a rema-
mes cava uoue ior
mo. b or wo ye art
I suffered. The doc
tors said I had tu
mors, and the only
remedy was the sur
geon's knife. My
mother bought ms
-.r jj, s vf(enoie torn.
ft,fil I :'' poui'd, and today I
iiJ HK 'ii'lm "llth7 wo
1fthri R-man. Ior months
m vLLLj'Jj I suffered from ta-
Cammation,arid yoursanative VTash re
Laved Wfr. Your Liver 1111s have no
equal as a cathartic. Any one wishi:ijj
rroof of what your medicines hava
dona for tne can 'gft It from any drujj
pist or by writing to nte. Yoa can use
my testimonial ia any way you w ish,
atid I w ill be glad to answer letters."-.
Mrs. Ciir:tsXLA Hzld. I0o ilotuidSt,
Anoflicr Operation Avoided.
Xew Orleans, La. "For years I suf
fered from severe female troubles.
Finally I wa confined to my bed and
the doctor said an operation was nece.
lary. I pave Lydia E. Ilnkhara's Vetf.
etablo Compound ft trial first, and
was saved from an operation." Mrs.
Lily Feyroci, 1111 Kerlerec SU, 2'ew
The great volume of nnsollcited tea.
tlmorty constantly pouring in proTrj
conclusivelT that Xydia E. Pinkham'i
Vepetable Compound is a remarkable
remedy for thosa distressing feminiae
Ills from which so many woiuea kirZes.
Lan quickly be overcome by
I CARTER'S LITTLE
, L1VIR 1 ILLS.
; Purely vegetable
du &urc:y jiiiu j
; gently on the
liver. Cure f
nebs, and Indigestion. They do their duty.
SMALL PILL. SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE.
Genuine mt bear Signature
I oral, Ituniou,! mlimn KnnrhM.
Tlrea. A. hli.n, Nwollsn H
klUkfl pm nJ Ukrt out mrtOMI
ihJ luflitaii&Ati.in promptly. ltu&
ana tutii:f--mui bur elrcni
t;.A or lh kUw4 ihrcugb ifae part. a,
aifcilng nature la bulldliuj new.bealihj
tlmue and eilailnaUita cba old. Atx
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116: "No duubl yuu rumtr aiy r.
luix bolt rt of yoor 1 BHUnitlXCJB
for a bunion nn mj fiv.u Mr x.tl
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