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AGRICULTURAL H INTS.
EXTREMES IN PIGEONS.
footers and Fantalls Are Two Hobble ol
It would require a large volume to
enumerate all the varieties of pieeons.
and a wonderfully interesting work it
would be if it. could carry us throug-h
all the experiments and changes that
have been used in producing the varia
tions from the original Blue Ilock
pig-eon. It is difficult to understand
how all these changes have been
brought about, how even the most
thoughtful breeding and selection
could produce so many wide differ
ences. We have over one hundred va
rieties, as different in outward appear
ances as so many kinds of wild birds,
yet all so quick to revert to the
original stock if allowed to breed in
discriminately. In the illustration are
seen two favorite hobbies of the Scotch
pigeon fanciers, each brought to its
highest state of perfection in Scotland.
Long before the days of poultry and
pigeon shows these two extremes were
bred to these astonishing forms, and
now that the fanciers of Great Britain
have the stimulus of keen competition
HIOU-BKED POUTER AND FANTAH. PI
GEONS. and liberal cash premiums at the ex
hibitions of their country, still further
development may be looked for. The
stately pouter cock in the engraving
was sketched from a winning bird
shown in England by the well-known
Scotchman and writer on pigeons,
Robert Fulton. These birds have in
their show cages a pedestal on which
to stand that they may pose erect, this
being the ideal carriage for pouters,
as the length of their tails prevents
the bird from standing straight when
shown on the floor of the show cage.
Length and slenderness of girth are
properties quite as much looked for in
these birds as is the large, roundly-
inflated crop. The fullness in the back
of the crop in this pouter was a point to
which Mr. Fulton especially called ray
attention as being much coveted and
prized by fanciers. These birds meas
ure from 18 to 20 inches from top of
beak to tip of tail. The legs, also.
should lie long C to 7 inches being
expected on a good bird and to stand
well up a bird requires good length of
limb. It was my good fortune to see
the model of the portrait of the fan
tail, in the lofts of his breeder, not
long before the exportation to this
country. The precaution which the
owner took in handling this specimen
while showing it to me was only a
sample of the great care taken by
British fanciers in rearing the birds
and training them for show purposes.
The way in which the show fantail is
picked up means almost as much for
the development of a well-formed and
well-carried tail as does the bird's very
breeding. Not a feather must be
twisted or displaced, not a movement
of the head restrained for the car
riage of these birds heads is a valued
point if correct, and very offensive to
a judge of them if the bird is deficient
in this respect. I have seen these
birds so proud and strutting, so high
on tiptoe, that their gait, if so it might
be called, was but dancing, and ap
parently as many steps were taken
backward as forward, while scarcely a
hall-dozen in succession were per
formed either way. Their motion was
whirling and turning, backward and
forward, all the while sticking the
head and neck forward and backward
in a nervous, strutting fashion, the
very picture of self-consciousness and
pride. Such is the fantail as seen at
our best exhibitions of pieeons and
poultry. The sight of a group is not
unlike that of a bed of large white
lilies or tulips shaken by the wind.
Orange Judd Farmer.
AMONG THE POULTRY.
Boiled eggs which adhere to the
shell are fresh laid.
If the hens are well cared for while
molting they will lay before winter.
A laying hen should never be so fat
as to preven t the gizzard from being
Mixing cornmcal with boiling water
partly cooks it and makes it better than
if fed raw.
Seix off the surplus cockerels and
the late-hatched pullets that will not
lay until spring.
Cornmeal and sweet potatoes cooked
together for their breakfast makes a
good fattening ration for turkeys.
The style of the house is not so im
portant as it is to have plenty of sun
light, a dry floor and no direct
The principal objection to allowing
guineas to hatch out their own eggs is
that the young guineas are apt to be
wild and unmanageable.
It is a good rule to market all poul
try as soon as it is fully ready. Chick
ens, ducks, turkeys and geese should
be fattened as rapidly as possible and
sold as soon as ready.
Experience has proven that for egg
production the early-hatched pullets
and the more vigorous of the two-year-old
hens are the best. Then your old
hens sometimes pay. but it is an ex
ceptional case when older hens than
these will pay for their keeping
through the winter. St. Louis Republic
MANAGEMENT OF PIGS.
It I a Serious Mistake to tse Only One
Kind of Feed.
A pig is cot a gentlemanly animal,
says Farming World. The term pig
headed has come to be looked upon as
expressing the very lowest form of
stupidity and selfishness. Much as we
might wish to defend him, we have to
admit that there appears to be rolled
into one carcass a greater amount of
"pure cussedness" than is found in any
other domestic animal, the mule ex
cepted. The pig is a cannibal of the
most revolting order, often devouring
its own young. It is a gormandizer of
the first water, scarcely anything com
ing amiss from a luscious grape to an
old boot. As for generously yielding
anything for the good of others pooh,
not to be thought of, if he can hold it
There is just one trait in his character
that makes us almost ashamed of hav
ing said that he never considers an
other comfort he will never eat raw
onions; they would make his breath
offensive. "But with all his faults, we
love (part of him) still If you banish
him from the farming world you will
create a blank that nothing else can
filL If we thus vilify the hog, he
may, with perfect fairness, turn upon
us and say: "You lords of creation ex
pect me to perform impossibilities.
For ages you have made me the scav
enger of your farms and your homes.
You feed me often with food that all
other animals refuse; my home is any
where and anyhow. No care is taken
as to the laws of sanitation. I
am lodged in the vilest hovels,
often only partially covering me; un
able to get away from filthy surround
ings, I unavoidably become defiled,
and then you call me a dirty pig. Y'ou
fancy, because I happen to choose to
wallow in the mud during a hot day,
that mj tastes are low. Well, it is
often the only bath you allow me, and
since you have robbed me of most of
my natural protection against the
stinging, tickling flies, I do this in
self-defense. Give me a chance of be
ing clean, feed me with wholesome
food, give me good shelter and a dry
bed and I will repay you a hundred
fold for your care."
Piggy has good ground for his com
plaint. It has been too long the notion
that anything was good enough for a
hog. This has been the cause of untold
loss. Many a poor cottager might save
one-fourth to one-third of his outlay in
producing his annual supply of bajon
if only his pig was kept warm and
clean, and had his food been given in
a more wholesome form and with
greater regularity. If growing is the
object, give as much exercise as is con
venient to obtain, with an occasional,
if not a regular, bite of grass, a little
salt and wood ashes within reach,
failing wood ashes, ordinary cinders
and ashes. If rapid fattening is the
object, a mixture of meats with boiled
potatoes and house scraps, together
with perfect quiet. It is a serious mis
take to use only one meal, no matter
what kind. A mixture is infinitely
This treatment applies with equal
force to one or five hundred.
A GREAT CONVENIENCE.
Handy Arrangement for Hanging Wagon
Ileds and Hay-Kigglngft.
After a length experience, no sys
tem of ropes and pulleys to directly
raise a wagon-box or rigging is satis
factory unless the coiling be sufficient
ly high to permit the suspension out of
reach of the heads of men and horses
and usually of top carriages. A better
plan, requiring less tackling, is a pajrof
heavy brackets on the side of the shed
or haymow, with a rope and single pul
ley in the side wall of barn frame
above where the box or rigging will
reach when turned on edge upon the
bracket. On removing the rigging,
etc., drive close betide the brackets
and attach the rope to its opposite
ARRANGEMENT FOR H.VNGIXG WAGOJT
BEDS AND HAY-RIGGINGS.
side. Having caught one edge on the
brackets, draw up on the pulley and
turn the awkward thing up out of the
way. A short rope or chain will hold
it where it is put. The brackets can
be made of two-inch plank, as shown,
or natural knees may be cut in the
woods and hewed into shape. Farm
Hints About Marketing Honey.
There are a few things tolearn about
marketing honey. The first thing nec
essary is to see that the honey is care
fully sorted. Then it should be thor
oughly cleaned and put into neat,
white crates. Another very important
thing is, the crates should be the same
all through; that is. the honey should
all be just what it appears to be on the
face of it. There is a great deal of
talk nowadays about low prices and
slow sales, but the man who. has an
honest, clean, first-class article of any
kind need not go begging for custom'
ers, even in these times.
Carrots as Feed for Horses.
Carrots are highly relished by horses.
A few carrots, fed raw, after being
sliced, will prove a delicacy to cows,
and fed once a day they will promote
the appetite and keep the animals in
good condition when other foods may
not be acceptable. Carrots are used by
some dairymen as regular food for
cows, in order to give a deeper color to
the butter, and are highly esteemed by
them for that purpose. Cooked and
thickened with bran they make an ex
cellent mess when fed warm on a cold
RENEWING THEIR YOUTH
A Strange Story from a Nebraska
fhe Villagers Excited Over the Increased
Health and Vigor of the Older Inhab
itantsThe Experience of
Two " Vets."
From tht World-Herald. Omaha. Stb.
A Wiyrid-Herald reporter was attracted by
the evidence of renewed activity of some of
the older inhabitants of the village of Bruce,
a suburb of Omaha, Neb., and enquired the
cause. Mr. Andrew Finkenkeler, who was
a member of Company B of the First Iowa
Volunteers during the n-ar made the follow
ing explanation so far as he himself is con
"In July, 1S66, while my company was on
the march through to Austin, Texas, I was
attacked with rheumatism of the worst
kind in one leg at Alexander, La. Being
weak I was sunstruck and remained un
conscious for several hours. Every sum
mer since I have been unable to stand the
beat of the sun, and have been compelled to
give up my work. There was in my head
a bearing-down feeline which increased
until it seemed my head would burst, and
it caused a ringing in my ears, and palpita
tion of the heart set in, so that the slightest
noise would set my heart thumping. Sev
eral times it has rendered me unconscious
for from seven to ten hours at a time. In
addition to this the rheumatism extended
up my entire side until it drew my head
down on my shoulder. I lost my strength
and flesh and was totally unfit for work.
'For twentv-eipht years I have consulted
phvsicians and taken their prescriptions
without deriving any material benefit. My
ailments increased in intensity until I was
assured that there was no hope for me. Dur
ing last year I went into the butcher busi
ness, but the dampness from the ice used in
creased mv rheumatic pains to such an ex
tent that I was not only compelled to quit
the business, but was confined to my house
and bed for nearly six months.
"In November last 1 read in the TForld
Etrald a case of a man who had been en
tirely cured from the ailments from which
I was suffering, by the use of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People. On November
28, 1 purchased a box. In a week I was as
tonislied to know that I felt better than I
had for six months past, and before I had
used half a box. The ringing in my ears be-
?an to lessen in volume and finally left me.
he pain from tho rheumatism gradually
left me, so that within one week from the
time I took mv first pill I was able to sit up
in bed. On Januarv 1st, I was able to go out
and walk around a" little. The palpitations
of my heart entirely ceased. On February
9, 1 was so thoroughly cured that I accepted
a position as night watchman in the Forest
Lawn Oemeterv, remaining out of doors
from 6 P. M. until 6 A. M. I have gained in
weight from 144 pounds which I weighed in
November last, to 173 pounds which 1 weigh
For nerve building and for enriching the
blood Pink Pills are unexcelled. They maj
be had of druggists or direct from the Dr.
Williams' Medical Co., Schenectady, N. Y.,
for 50 cents per box, or six boxes for $2.50
A RoadRlde Appeal.
They paused beneath the shade of a
The tall man with the eleven years'
growth of beard looked earnestly into
the face of his companion.
"Bill," he asked solemnly, "will you
not share your crust with me?"
Tears sprang into the eyes of the
short party with a long coat and no
"Hank," he observed, gazing upon
the citron pie he held in his hand,
"you're always looking for the best of
Only One Thing Needed.
Iler Father The fact is you could
not give my daughter the surroundings
she has been accustomed to.
Iler Lover But she and I both clear
ly understand that love in a cottage is
all we shall want.
Her Father And you will expect
nothing from me?
Her Lover No er, that is, nothing
but the cottage. L. A. W. Bulletin.
Laying In Provisions.
"Well, I see that the Sandwich res
taurant has bought the wornout ma
chinery of the Collars & Cuffs Laundry
"What can they want with the ma
chines?" "Oh, they take the rubber off the
wringers -and make it into chicken
salad." Chicago Record.
A Rejrnlar neat.
Pebtor You can't collect that bill
from me, sir.
Debtor No, you can't got blood out
of a turnip.
Collector (in disgust) Apparently
not; neither can 1 get money out of a
beet. Texas Siftings.
Floor Walker The boss is pleased
with your sales of mourning goods.
Clarklots It takes brains to do it;
when a widow asks if they will fade, I
sort of give her to understand they will
take a very beautiful lavender shade
after six months. N. Y. Wotld.
Always at Fault.
Binjo What in thunder did you do
with that piece of blotting paper I had?
Mrs. Bingo There it is, right under
Bing Just like you to put a thing
where a man would never think to look
for it. Judge.
Fertile In Expedients.
Agent I'd make you my hall porter,
only I must have a married man.
Applicant Keep the place open for
an hour and 111 fix that. It's easier to
get married than to get a job. Tam
Turn Abont Is Fair Flay.
Mr. Upton (across the air shaft) I
wish you folks wouldn't make so much
noise; you're keeping our baby awake.
Mr. Forthflohr (blandly) Oh! we are,
are we? Well, just ask your baby how
he likes it himself! Puck.
Proved His Courage.
"What makes you think you are
qualified to become a baseball umpire?
Are you brave? Have you ever put
down a riot?""
"No. but I have acted as a judge at a
"baby show." Town Topics.
Going Him One Better.
Country Father When I was your
age I got up with the lark.
Citified Son (home on a visit) Oh,
that's nothing, father! Us fellows in
the city generally keep the lark up all
HOME HINTS AND HELPS.
Almond Frosting: Almond frosting
makes a delicious addition to a loaf of
white cake. Beat the whites of two
eggs to a stiff froth, stir in half a
pound of powdered sugar and a quarter
of a pound of almonds, blanched and
powdered to a paste. Flavor with
orange flower water, and, if you choose,
a few drops of almond extract. Boston
Almond Blanc Mange (French rec
ipe): Blanch and pound ten ounces of
sweet and half an ounce of bitter al
monds, add four ounces of powdered
sugar and work to a paste, pour over a
pint and a half of boiling water, cover
and set aside for an hour. Strain and
mix with two ounces of dissolved gela
tine, then pour in a mold and set on
ice. When firm turn out, and serve
with whipped cream flavored with a
few drops of extract of almond. Farm
Potato Salad: Slice some cold
boiled potatoes, toss them lighty in
oil and vinegar and dish sprinkled with
finely-chopped shallot or chives. Fil
leted red herring kippers, or kippered
or smoked salmon can all be added t
this salad. Slice some cold new pota
toes, and arrange them with quartered
hard-boiled eggs, sliced beetroot and
stoned olives. Prepare a sauce by well
mixing one part vinegar to two of best
oil, pepper, salt and minced parsley,
chives and capers; pour this all over
the salad and serve. Household News.
Breakfast Dish: Procure an ox
cheek, cleanse it well in salted cold
water, and then let it soak. Place it
in a stewpan, cover with cold water,
bring to the boil, and skim thoroughly.
Add sufficient whole black pepper,
salt, allspice and a blade of mace to
season it. Simmer very gently for
three and a hal f or four hours.according
to the size of the cheek. Line a greased
basin with slices of hard-boiled egg.
Cut the meat into small pieces, and fill
the basin two-thirds full with it.
Strain some of the liquor carefully
through a clcth, dissolve a little gela
tine in it, flavor with tarragon or plain
vinegar. -and pour into the basin so
as to fill it up. Next day turn out aad
serve with a good garnish. Cut it into
thin slices when ;helping. Leeds Mer
cury. Preserved Gooseberries (green):
Top and stem the gooseberries, wash
in cold water and drain. To every
pound of gooseberries allow one and
one-quarter pounds of sugar and one
and one-half pints water. Throw the
gooseberries into a porcelain-lined
kettle, cover with boiling water and
stand aside a few moments to scald.
Put the sugar and water in another
kettle to boil. As soon ias it boils
skim and stand aside to cool. When
the gooseberries feel tender take them
out carefully with a perforated skim
mer and slide them carefully into a
pan of cold water. Let stand a few
minutes, then lift them again with
the skimmer and put them carefully
into the sirup. Stand over a gentle
fire and let simmer slowly for about
twenty minutes or until they are quite
clear. If the gooseberries seem likely
to break take them out carefully and
allow the sirup to boil a few minutes
longer. When done put carefully in
to jars or tumblers and stand aside to
cool. When cold tie up and put away.
Mrs. Rorer, in Orange Judd Farmer.
FOR SUN-BURNED CHEEKS.
What May Re none to Lessen Their Un
It is a little hard to "dress up" in the
evening, when nothing seems to suit
the sun-burned face and hands so well
as the negligee outing costume we
wear daily, which, by the way, should
be navy blue or dark green; but sup
pose we have a secret talk together,
my blue-eyed maids, before it is time
to appear at the tea table, and see if
things can not be bettered a little?
First, let me tell you, before you go
on a water excursion, to thoroughly
bathe both face, neck and hands with
any pure cold cream, an excellent
preparation for warding off and re
moving sunburn, that can be bought
at any druggist's. Then when you enter
your room all heated and tired on
your arrival home, first take a sponge
bath, and after it fill a deep basin with
lukewarm water, and into it boldly
plunge your face, holding your breath
and closing your eyes. Keep it there
as long as possible without breathing,
then "come to the surface," take a deep
breath and try it again, repeating the
process a number of times. Gently
dab your face dry with a soft towel,
afterward sponging it lightly with
alcohol, and sit, or, what is better, lie
down and rest half an hour or longer.
At the end of that time you will find
your color will have perceptibly
diminished, and a little baby powder
deftly applied will remove the shiny
appearance and tone down the over
redness effectively. On retiring for
the night bathe the face, neck and
arms again, and apply the cold cream
as before directed. Jenness Miller's
Sunlight is good for everything bnt
Away with heavy hangings either
above or below the bed.
Beware of a dusty, musty carpet,
says Good Housekeeping; better sweet,
ness and a bare floor.
Do not fail to provide some means for
ventilation during the night.
Keep the head cool while sleeping,
but do not by a draught of cold air
falling upon it
If a folding bed must be used, con
trive some way to keep it aired and
Let the pillow be high enough to
bring the head in a natural position;
no more no less.
Thoroughly air the sleeping room
every day; air the beds and bedding as
often frs possible.
A dark, out-of-the-way, unwholesome
corner is no more fitted for a sleeping
room than for a parlor.
A feather bed which has done service
for a generation or two is hardly a de
sirable thing upon "hich to sleep
Detroit Free Press.
Highest of all in Leavening Power- Latest U.S. Govt Report
Huxley's Pipe of Tobacco.
When in 1868 Prsf. Huxley was presi
dent of the British association meet
ing at Liverpool, a paper on tobacco
was read in the statistical section, and
Dr. Farr took voluminous notes. The
professor strolled in and listened to a
discussion started by one of the anti
tobacconists on the merits and demer
its of tobacco. The professor joined
in, and began by decrying the weed,
of which he had been at one time a
devotee. Then he went on to narrate
how he had ceased to be a smoker for
years; how he went to Australia on a
scientific expedition; how, after a
wearisome day. his party turned up to
dinner in their tent; and how, after
the meal, all his companions lit up.
"I could stand it no longer, said the
professor. "I begged a pipe and a
pipeful, and I lit up, too, and I have
been a smoker ever since. " Westmin
Queen Christina of Spain has lost
the legacy left to her by Don Alex
andro Soler by a strange technicality.
The Spanish law requires that all
holograph wills shall be written on
stamped paper of the current year;
Senor Soler wrote his in 18S5. The
state officials have thrown the will out
on this ground, and, as he was a
foundling and had no legal heirs, his
fortune goes to the treasury.
Mr. Conan Doyle has discovered
that he is not equal to Dickens or
Thackeray as an attraction for Ameri
can lecture auditors. He tells his coun
trymen that a lecturer makes less
money, than he would by staying at
home, that $100 a lecture is what he
may expect, and that if he expects to
do much more than pay his expenses
while seeing the country he is likely
to be disappointed.
Nerves irritated by tobacco, always crav
ing for stimulants, explains why it is so
hard to twtar off. No-To-Bac is the only
guaranteed tobacco habit cure because' it
acts directly on affected nerve centers, de
stroys irritation, promotes digestion and
healthy, refreshing sleep. Many gain 10
pounds in 10 days. You run no risk. No-To-Bac
is sold and guaranteed by Druggists
everywhere. Book free. Ad. Sterling
Remedy Co., New York City or Chicago.
The poet we call a phenomenon rare,
Who defies all analysis rash;
But we know the longer his verse and his
The shorter we oft find his cash.
Splitting Shackles Asnnder
By merely flexing the muscles of his arms
is an easy task for Sandow, that superla
tively strong man. " ou will never be able
to do this, but you may acquire that degree
of vigor which proceeds from complete di
gestion and sound repose, if you will enter
on a course of Hos tetter's Stomach Bitters,
and persist in it. The Bitters will invaria
bly afford relief to the malarious, rheumat
ic' and neuralgic, and avert serious kidney
This is the excellent foppery of the world 1
that, when we are sick in fortune we make
guiltv of our disasters the sun, the moon,
and the stars; as if we were villains by
necessity, fools by heavenly compulsion;
knaves, 'thieves and treachers by spherical
The fruition of what is unlawful must be
followed by remorse. The core sticks in
the throat after the apple is eaten, and the
sated appetite loathes the interdicted pleas
ure for which innocence was bartered,
New York, August 26, 1KW
BATTLE Native Steers 14S0 5 SS
COTTON Middling ffl "H
FLOUR Winter Wheat S'b 3 5S
WHEAT No. i Red ffa t7i
CORN No. 0 4H
POUK New Mess. 11 00 m 11 W
HEEVES Fancv Steers tm at 5 rn
Medium 3 SO 01
HOG" Fair to Select 4 3b Hi
SHEEP-FalrtoChoiee 2 0) S
FLOUR Patents J2 a :0
Fancv to Extra do.. l"j 8 3 I
WHEAT No. 2 Red Winter... 6Jffl
OATS No. S 19 a 14"
RYE No.2 40
TOBACCO Lus s 00 a 8 00
Leaf Hurley 4 5" 12 S
HAY-ClearTimothv 10 00 13 50
JIU'lTEK ChoiceDairy '2 '
EUfiS-Fresb a 10'
PORK Standard Mess 75 & 9 87
LARI-Prime Steam 5
CATTLE Shlppine J 75 to 5 75
HOGS Fair to Choice SO 00
SHEEP Falrto Choice. 2 75 3 41
FLOOR Winter Patent..... 3tf 3 75
Sprint Patents 3 4 OJ
WHEAT No. 2 Spring- '
No SReJ. S 2
CORN No I -J7
OATS No 2. 20
PORK Mess (new) 37;i 50
CATTLE Shipping Steers.... 3 7S
KOGS-All Grades 4 15 450
WHEAT No.2 Red ' "Stf
OATS No 2 lSa "'I
COKN'-No 2 Si it 34
NEW OR LEANS.
FLOCK HI jrh Grade 3 50 3 75
CORN No. 2 48
OATS Western. 27 28
HAY Choice 17 0J 19 00
PORK New Mess 10 K
HACON Sides Q 6
COTTON Middling H
WHE.AT No. 2 Red (new) ... W(4 7!t
CORN No. 2 Mixed 37 a 38
OATS No. 3 Mixed 25 28
FORK NewMess. 10 00 10 50
BACON Clear Rib 7H i H
COTTON Mid-lling tt '
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rUn OALE COOD FARM.
ITOSE IS IX GOOD JLOCATIOX,
Sal YaTOKABtl tEASS, A3TD TRAOX CAX SI
. STEADILY SCaBD.
Owner is not a drug-gl and has ot hsr btns wnleh
demands all IiIb time. Small cash payment wltb rood
security for balance. per cent. Interest, would bo ac
cepted. Price of store, t Int. AddreM MVEK.
Dracsist, Ellla Ave. aaa seta Street, Caleaa, 111.
The Post Office In India.
The post office in India not only col
lects and delivers letters, parcels and
other articles, but acts to a certain ex
tent as a banker to the general pub
lie, sells quinine and salt, pays mili
tary pensions and collects the revenue
accruing to the government from land
and other sources. But to the fertile
brain of one of the oldest officers in
the department is due the latest de
velopment in the work of, the post of
fice. The Punjab post office has come
forward as an elementary teacher. It
not only collects letters and delivers
them, but teaches boys in elementary
schools how to write them and address
covers. Chicago Chronicle.
To O. A. R. National Encampment, T.owls-'
ville, Ky., September 11, 13 and 13.
On September eth to 11th, inclusive, the
Louisville, Evansville & tit. Louis Consoli
dated Railroad ("Air Line") will sell tickets,
good returning until October ."ith, It). The
rate via the "Air Line" barely amounts to
one cent per mile. This line is making spe
cial preparations to afford visitors splendid
equipment and unexceled service; besides
it is the shortest route, by 63 miles, between
St. Louis and Louisville, and makes the
tie that your tickets read via "Air Line.1'
B. A. Campbell, G. P. A.,
St. Louis, Mo.
"The trouble with too many women,"
says the cornfed philosopher, "is that they
regard the marriage ceremony mainly as a
license to eat onions and wear ill-fltling
clothes." Indianapolis Journal.
She says she does not love me yet,
But I'd not be surprised
To learn she fibs ; because yon see
That yet is emphasized.
CKs Good Deed. Mrs. De Ruffle "If
fou ever did anv good in this wide world,
d like to know what it ia " Mr. Pe Ruf
fle "Well, for one thing, 1 saved you fiom
dying an old maid." Tit-Bits.
A Golden Harvest
Is now assured to the farmers of the West
and Northwest, and in order that the people
of the more Las tern States may see and
realize the magniheent crop conditions
which prevail along its lines, the Chicago,
Milwaukee & SL Paid R'y has arranged
series of three (3) Harvest Excursions for
August 29, September 10 and 24, for which
round trip excursion tickets (good for re
turn on any Friday from September 13 to
October 11 inclusive) will be sold to various
points in the West, Northwest and South
west at the low rate of abont One Fare.
For further particulars apply to the near
est coupon ticket agent or address Geo. H.
Heafford, Gen'l. Passenger Agent, Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul R'y, Chicago.
'What is the matter here?" asked
stranger of a small boy, as be noticed a
large wedding party coming out of a church
on Fifth avenue. "Nawthin' but the tied
going out," was the reply. Texas Sittings
He "Is this the first time you've ever
been in love, darling!" She (thoughtless
ly) "Yes; but it's so nice I hope it won't b
the last !" Tid-Bits.
Mall's Catarrh Care
Is a Constitutional Cure. Price 75c
The sight of a garden patch and a hoe
has been known to give a boy a severe case
of rheumatism. Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Piso's Ccre cured me of a Throat and
Lung trouble of three years' standing. K.
Cady, Huntington, Ind., Nov. 12, ISM.
TnE true joy of reward is in the labor
which wins it. Irrigation.
Pimples are inexpressibly mortifying.
Remedy Glenn's Sulphur Soap.
Hill's Hair and Whisker Dye, 50 cents.
A shokt road to wealth is seldom safe
to travel. Irrigation.
In Our Great Grandfather's Time,
big bulky pills were in
general use. Like the
that decade they
were big and clum
sy, but ineffec
tive. In this cent
ury of enlighten
ment, we have
cure all liver,
rangements i n
the most effec
would pay more
attention to prop
erly regulating the action of tbeir bowels,
by the use of these little "Pellets" they
would have less frequent occasion to call
for their doctor's services to subdue attacks
of dangerous diseases. The " Pellets " cure
sick and bilious headache, constipation, in
digestion, bilious attacks and kindred de
rangements of liver, stomach and bowels.
PROFITABLE DAIRY WORK
Can only be accomplished with the very best
farm you are
make no mis
DAVIS & RANKIN BLDG. ft MFO. 00.
Cor. Randolph k Dearborn SU-, Chicago.
ti.rffs mutiii Ail fisf mis.
Best Coast! Brrnp. Tastes Good. VMS
te time. Bold by drngglsts.
A. N. K, 11.
STHElt WBITI36 T ADVERTISERS PLEAS!
ssala ttat roa saw the Aelvswitoeaseat la thai
of tools and - I5gt
With a Davis J?
rator on the SjT mmam
sure of more TfeSwl
butter, while jfAtg
milk Is a val- Wff-iffi
Farmers will It T
take to get a "y ; r mS?
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