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MaAMil Ll t ""I;-. i-5:--WJ
EK AT LEAST on section ef
ths I'ntted States at th pra
rot tlui larc family of
mall children mean wealth
and th mora a I (1,1 1 man
happens to bav tba mora for
tunate, la ba considered. Thla la on
Uia Narajo Indian reservation. In
northern Arizona and northwestern
New Meitco. where tha government la
now making Individual land allot
mmita to tba trlhespeople on tha bnsl
of 160 acre to each and every In
dian, Irrespective of a, an or con
dition. 80 It happena that tha bach
elor la condemned to land poverty,
with a bt-Kirarl quarter aectlon. whll
tha married man with a larfte swarra
of little papooses at once comes Into
control of a landed estate limited only
by the number ,f hia offspring.
Now It happen that polygamy baa
always ln practiced by the Nava
jo, and If a brave bappena to hav
several wlvea ba la In luck Indeed.
Each wife la good for a quarter seo
Hon, aa well aa each youngster. 80,
Inasmuch aa the proces of allotment
la alow and la bound to ronium .
eral yeara before all the wandering
Bedoulna of the desert can be round
ed up and corralled upon Individual
farma. Pan Cupid baa been boo 14
Into amazing popular
ity and the moat ar
would ac-arch In vain
In that Particular aeo-
tlon of the deaert for
Indication of race sul
clda. With wlvca and children worth
ICO-acre farma (and their value guar
anteed by the government. Just Ilk
liver certincatea and banknotes),
these commodltlea are worth having
and the Navajo buck who baa neither
la huatllng for both, while be who baa
on or both la hustling for more.
Hut th fact that a wife ti worth
160 acrea of land baa boosted th
price of wlvea to auch an eitent that
poor man can hardly. If at all. rain
tb wherewithal for tha purchaa of
one. For the Navajoa have bought
tbelr wlvea alnce the beginning of Im
memorial tradition payltg th
equaw'a father In ponlea, aheep, gr.ata.
cattle, hldea, wool, allver 6r any other
commodity acceptable to both buyer
and Boiler. Naturally the father of a
marriageable girl feel that ah la
worth 160 acre of land to fcltn. If
aom brawny brave wanta her b
must raise the ant. 80 It bappena
that Unci 8am baa been a real bull
00 th aquaw market, rivtrg bee a
higher valuation than waa ever be
fore dreamed of by th warrior of
80 th poor but ambttloui buck
find It difficult to better hi condt
Hon by entering th atat of matri
mony aa an Investment Th price of
wlvea la too high fur any but th
wealthy to afford aurh a luxury.
Aa might be anticipated, neither tha
rich nor th poor of th Nsvsjoes are
at all pleased with tb rumor that
bav reached them of th govern
ment's ultimate Intentions They ar
well aatlaHed to take their land allot
ment, but If any attempt la mad to
compel thetn to live upon their landa
there will b trouble. They hav been
accustomed to wandering wherever
th spirit moved them driving their
flock and herds be fur them and
stopping wherever water waa abun
dant and -pasturage good. To b cor
ralled In fenced In farma and com
pelled to llv year after year In th
nm plac will prov Intolerable. To
rotifln a Narajo on a 160 srr farm
will work aa great a hardship on blra
a to thut a whit man up In a sit
by ten prison cell.
Th Navajo reservation comprise
n area of perhapa IS.O0O.000 acre
and estimates of th number of
trlbcsppopla vary all th way from
IS.000 to ?S.O00 It might appear,
then, that their reservation was big
enough to give them all eltxiw room.
The Navajoa have riever thought an
and pay not th sllrhtest herd to res
rrvatlon limits Without ao much as
saying "by your leave," they hav ta
ken possession of th major part of
tho reservations of th llopla of Arl
tona and th 7.tml of New Mexico
Then they ar scattered all over
southern t'lah. southwestern Colorado
and th public land of northern New
Mexico and Ariiona. They occupy
an area larger than the entlr atat of
I'ennsylvanla and will do a lot of
grumbling at aay attempt to curtail
their liberty of movement. Of eours
they do riot need mots than a small
fraction of this land for th pasturing
of their aheep, goata. cattl and
horses; but they bav always been
semi nomadic In tbelr hahlta, moving
to a new location whenever they felt
la many ways th Navajo la not
bad fellow. Ill peculiarities ar
faults whrn Judged by th whit man's
atamtarda. Hut why should w pre
autn to measure the red man' oata
III our half bushel basket? f or lino
thing, he knows no distinction of
mourn and luuiu and would rather
ateal thau buy from any person or at
any tliti. Again, th truth la not In
Mm; or. If It Is, It la so deeply burled
th.vt It never reachea the surface; and
Innriilltudo Is so universal that Ita
opposite I Inconceivable In th con
duct of a Navajo Then bis weakness
for mauy wlvea may be counted
agnlnst him; but perhapa this should
be cotisliler.nl lark of wisdom rather
Uan moral laps. Two wlvea la tb
common allotment, but aome hav
been known to bav IX. Sometime It
happena that a tnan'a wives quarrel.
Then he aeparatea them, building for
each a bogan, separated, If possible,
by a rock, a hillock or a convenient
butt, which neither la aupposed to
The mother-in-law Joke of the newa
paper paragrapbera la aa old aa civ Di
lation, but among the Navajos It la a
grim and ever-present tragedy. For a
man to look In tha face of bla mother-in-law
la believed to be a certain pre
cursor of a long train of Incalculable
evil. A bla wlfe'a mother frequent
ly make her borne In bla bogan (aft
er the custom of mother In-law), It
requires some lively dodging to avert
catastrophe. When he returns home,
after marketing bla wool, or visiting
the nearest trading etore for a supply
cf tobacco, or giving chase to tb
nimble Jnckrabblt. or aojournlng for
Urn with another wife, he give warn
leg of bla approach by a loud "kt-yt,"
and the old lady seurrtee to cover, re
maining out of sight as lor.g aa be la
In the nelghl-orbood.
Physically, morally and Intellectual
ly the Navajo Is auperlor to other no
n.adlc tribe, such as th Ctes,
Apaches. Comanche, Sioux and Cbey
ennea. He has alw ays been self sup
porting, receiving no ratlor.a or other
grudging assistance from the govern
ment. When there la work to be had,
within their capacity, the men labor
willingly aDd efficiently, grading on
tbe railroads, constructing Irrigation
reservoir and ditches and weeding or
harvesting sugar beet la tbe beet
field of Colorado. They cultivate
tbelr scanty patches of corn and beans
on thousands of places In tbe deaert.
having been real "dry farmer" cen
turlea before tbe "Campbell system"
waa born of the brain of tbe Nebras
ka experimenter, or the "dry farming
congre" that meets In October In
Killings, Mont, conceived of. The
build their humble hogana of atones
or of Umber banked up with clay,
wherever there happens to be water
for their flocks and berda. Tbey ar
neither nomads, like the wandering
tribes of the plains, nor settled agri
culturist, like the puebloa. but rather
Itedoulns of tbe American desert,
moving when necessary to eecur bel
ter pasturage rr a more abundant sup
ply of water for their live stuck. Tbelr
blanket, woven exclusively by tbelr
squaws, have made their tribal name K
household word nherever barbaric
beauty or next to everlasting durabil
ity Is prlred. In their own field they
stand alone as far beyond the reach
of rltalry as are the allien rust of
liokhara In tbelr sphere.
WELL KIDNEY KtC TMt BODY
V'lf lb kidney do their daty.tb
blood la filtered clear of arie a )dand
otber waste. Weak
kidneys do sot fil
ter off all tb bad
matter. This lath
csas of rheumatic
ale, tvarka'h and
Uoan a Kldaey fill
nir VMk kiilmi
A S 1u"'- A b r m
flV ) Weaver. 0org-
J yin town, Tex, former
I editor liapUat Her-
t aid. asya; -At
1 I Baptist eor.fer6e
1 I I ! t Jrkon. Tei , I j
1 1 I I 'rom a pls'form ;
f SI I and hurl n. v back.
I vii seen over the
injury, but ti kid-
Beys were b4;y dla
p&ssagea paiLful and often
Doan'a Kidney 1111a cured
thla trouble completely."
Komember the name Doan'a. Bold
by all dealer. Fatter Ml! tarn Co,
Buffalo, N. Y. 60 ctcU a box.
A game of chance in which tbe
chance are about even. Tbe man
leads at flirt, but after leaving tbe
altar be usually follow breathlestiy
In his wife tralL The rulea are very
cotTuslcg. If a matkej player holds
you up some night at the cz J cf a
long gun. It 1 called "robbery" and
entitle you to telephone the police;
but If your wife holds you up for a
much larger amount the next morn
ing at the end of a long bug. it Is
termed "diplomacy" and counta In her
favor. In thla, a In other games of
life, wives are usually allowed more
privileges than other outlaw a. Judg.
Ow Fft4r4 Vtrtiv -r Bar a.T
at trr ut tmauui tm curtal trj Hfe.s
r 1. CTftxry or. Totaao. o.
W. tW w4MVul a kwn W 1 wwf
B XJm fekfll l lir.lrr h im pTtr-Vf ho.
arb St sii j:miiim V.' JA J
Hm k mury rt r iriL- v tr kj Bk.
suMn a m.-.
W ' - Ijtwm TVi X
V- Ctrr Cv li lle k.utjki.v. rtar
vrur. 7 m1kc t tlws. ynom ,S mum pm
Bvft --4 t-T ft ITUVCWU
ItM aLMS t aar Bar soBsuasaasw
"So you and your buffcand are al
ways quarreling ? aald tbe family
"Yes," answered the young woman.
"What do you quarrel about?"
"1 forget the aubject of the Bret
quarrel. ISut we have been quarreling
ever sine over who waa to blame
The extraordinary popularity of Cne
white goods this summer makes th
choice of Starch a matter of great lai
portance. IH-Cance Starch, being Ire
from all Injurious chemsciils, la tbe
enly one which Is safe to use on Cr.e
fabrics. It great strength as a ttlSm
er makes half the usual quantity of
Starch necestary, with the result of
perfect finish, equal to that when tbri
good were Ccir.
THE PRIMER LESSON
THE PICTURE LADY
An-l-mal. Shape. Tall.
Look M the Tall An-i mal, C hil'trcti. I fhc not Tall? Oh, vc$,
he ii very Tall an.! Skin rty; Init tl'.cn Kc h.u j very L'-to-ilatc
Sliaj-c. W'tiy i)n you lliink .he work in a lliinc Mil ncum? lte-cau.c
he is on ly iS fixl Tall. Wron, Mvr-tlcl Wc mut learn not to
jump to Ooti-chi-Moni. This I'.-l. m cai-ivl dun Twist-cr i on-lv a
l-'ash-ion 1'io-ltire of the l-a-dy' l"onc-y Journ al come to Life.
The hoUM-hold cat I an excellent
model for the avcrag woman to keep
before her eye, says a writer. It
women learn her ecret of relaxation
and tbey may keep the flexibility and
grace of youth almost tudcflnltely
They can also keep their faces un lined
for year after tbe woman who la al
way In a state of tension tins begun
to mouru over crow a feet I'ukey baa
musi'les of Irvju aod terrlblo claws,
which sh cull umi to excellent effect
when she want to, but wheu she doe
not want to use them tbe muscles are
In a statu of absolute relaxation and
the clawa ar sheathed In aoftest vel
vrt. Tha aveiag womnn ttevnr r
Inxes either her mind or bwr botly,
and even In sleep h la all tied up In
mental and physical knot. SU l
come ao accustomed to weariness
ttat ah due not recognli It aa auco.
and as long as sh la able to stand
It dtH-s not occur to her that sh Is
tired. Society, whlih has heaped ao
rnnny petty cares on her shoulders. Is
mora to blame for this characteristic
than she I herself, but It Unt always
necery to carry the care a'.-out
all tho time nor to continu th ten-
Ion habit after th reason for li I
"Itldgvwgy bo,its that he has never
taken a drop of liquor in bla life."
"Why doc he boast? 1 kuow a
man who never blew out hi brains,
and be doesn't brag about It"
Th young man Uo ha ao bad
habits stands th best chanc of tuar
rjing a run man's daughter. II la
less xpulv to malulaln aa a oo
in law thaa tb other hied.
Phe was Juft three years olii and it
was her f.rM vUii to the ioo. When
the towering form of the eleihsnt ap-p-ared
In t!:ht. he drew back, clutch
ing at her lather band.
"I won't go too clow, daddy." she
whifpered. "I might frighten blm."
IVlrolt New Tribune.
la aQ ita fwma among s!1 ag cf horse
ant dufc-s. cuivd and others m tt smzne
stable prevented lrotn bir-t the dmit
wun li..bt s luleiuier t'une. k.Try to'.
tie guarauteed. tier Urf.lrw jj
last rr f and lldi. vJ drucfitts,
r send to inanufartnrrrw Afrou wai,t-d.
rite f..r tnr U-ok. ."--old Me
bf-ec. Cuutagiou lAacaac, ImkImu. InJ.
Th Mystary of th Age.
Youthful Student l'a. Methuselah
was the oldest man, wasn't beT
Father Yea, my eon.
Youthtul Student Th n whe was
the oldest woman ?
Fathtr My son. don't ask. From
Fve down, that has tw-en a profound
mystery to (he sons of Adam.
Important to Mother.
Examine, carefully every tott!e of
CASTUKI A. a safe and sure reme.lv for
Id t aii t a au.t children, and -e that It
In I se For Ov. r Y-ar.
The Kind You Have A!a Ilousl.t
Fair 0f.es Eachang.
Stetu.g-th, fank. will jou please
sharpen my pencil?
Cb-rk Yea. If ou'll please on
this button - H.x'on Herald
tvoT roti. tot riiiTHr.
t "e Ked t r. I 1 1 HAi an.l li-v-v ibesa
while as snow. Ail grweiw, io a p. !.
An empty human heart is au at
earth's depths cannot mat, h Annie
iVT M .l "V VII T ! I. II
It evTta.b.v )nt mti,-m a i J ra 'kM
. to ,hi ,J a.. Ii.im, - .s.t
i: uwi,. m1 H"wf-a;.y II , i a..dt.
No, Cordelia. It ln't called ci-tu-mon
ene" tx-eauee It so common
Lj-dia E. Pinthim's VectiLIe Ccr-.pcrjnxl ? V,e cia
furnish positive pnxA tl.at it has rrjids rozrij rcTrrLibi
Cures alter all ctner rr.car.s had tailfc-i.
Worr.en v. ho. arc tufTerirg vrl'Ji s-.rr.e fm tf fcrr.i!
illness should consider this.
As such evidtr.ee read the? txo ur.vxlterl tetlrr.rr.lij
letters. We guarantee they are genuine arxl hozj&t ititc
rrients of facts.
Creon, Pa. "Fire year ajr I hal Tvl fall, atavl k wrt
m vw-lf low ard I j. I wr under a dortor'a rare for x.lx
and wben I stoppeyl I trre-w r? again. I ml for a fcxtl of
I.ydia 1. I'lnVbwm' eretabl? CotDpvtnxl. Urk tt m dire'teat,
and now I axn a atout, htmrtf wonum." lr. JLUa Ali-e,
IJalrd, Wash. "A year air I ra ate k mHJi lklvy ual
bladder troubles and fenuue weatattveiwa. Tbe dortor leave mm
up. Ail tbey rould do w as to just let ne ava easily a yum-ViM.
I uras adriaed by friend to tke I.ydia 1- link batn rrrthlv
Cotnpuond and Itlood I'urifier. 1 am completely rred of aay
ills and I am nearly aiity year UL" 2Lra. tsuraJx Jixbtn,
Endence lite the above is abundar t shewing thai ti.e
derangements of the female crzar.bm h:ch treed all kinds
cf miserable feelings and which ordinar) practice dor-i net
cure, are the very disorders that give way to Lydia .
rinkham's Vegetable Compound.
Women who are aSicted with similar troubles, alter
reading two sueh letters as the above, should be encouraged
to try this wonderfully helpful remedy.
For 30 years Lydia n. Pint-ham's Vegetable,
Compound has been tbe standard remedy for
female ills. No sick woman does jotic to
herwelf m bo will not try this famous medicine.
Made exclusively from roots and berba, and
baa thouvands of cares to its credit,
f ' Mrs. Pinkham Invito all sick women
lriP to write her for advice, febe baa
ITUided thonsand to bealtb free ef cbarre.
Addre&s jlra Pink ham. Lj-aa, ft ;.
-. at '
Josettlne, tp-d ten. has a Je-c:d(-d i
lisp, e-he aUo 1 very fotd of attentS-
Ine; tbe matinee Tbe other day she
wa pil:ig a r; trlte5 story of the p'.ay
to Marlon, who was tut' cine.
"Vy n.arruia vys It j'i ;ooj for
little g:rli- to fo to ihe theater." SilJ
Marion with an air of self r:ph:eus
ne.'s, "I'm Dot ever g. lng ti;i Im IS"
"Humph." rv-tortt-d Josephine wl-h-o-jt
any t!;a'.lon. "th you die
I'D you're theventeen. then you 11
b tttucg" Woman's Compacloo
ru H I HI t 11 f Tlt I TV
PlT't t l I V h M ' rvilDUsO to .r t rmS
. I lukai h na h-e,i ii .t i rnA i i m
lbstJlaltkaW lf'hUl4. AV
'THE U13 CF CrTOHTCIJTT"
ri the cc:rut C t? o4 Grr.I Siie.
We ua rsi m iivm on errra Olvi kj
ftit tQH to it ti cz? ci re crjpk mm
w.e i'Jt c.h. cc oi th tarn tm :a rnt
C u)) ccc iea '-Lao j. V r-t tcr
o.r drarr x.tt cifty-ir ai-J prx Luc A
trcal tkrs..&i. Jtnc a W mi. I
5i 'L TrK. .''ef wr.. Sj TODW
OrOf tUiitl DC k.S Wt-f dtaVtT sQ
UEH BROS. fU tittt !Uatwi 0.
Whrn fool get Cfry te fur
ttlbtes 1h pnxf c( LI fo(uirit.ce.
i &uie to MatUf tt 05.ja,rr.
A man rr-ap bat he nJ
fYtxIactiv nil. ferula crups every year.
I hue I. r i f-xia Ucuia. fraus Uada.
(raii-.( Uil tii foe fa mcaiarw
J. i. CCUTHIT, Tat CiIUj, CSESC1
Pass Along )
The Good Word x - s
Tr.it Dr. rxrve-i GoUcn MeJ,cal
l;covcry is ti-Jay anj hat, tot over Sk r
a r ..v.. i in Ne
f-er, Stomach Strcnethcncr anJ Livrf
lnv-ioritor o!J by tiruot. It" not
a secret nov.rum but a meJiine of
known corrtfyititioa a mcScin to
poxl that the bcst pbviicirt rcrK-rS
it know-ifi that its in;reJxnr, which
arc printed on its outiJe k rippers tJ
!tccj uriJcr oath, are the Krt k wwi
to medical vience tot the J;cjlcs tot
vh'cJ; it i advivol.
The crcat iucxevs cf Dr. Tierce's
GolJcn McJical Discovery in cumi cak Komachs, wej boJies,
vcik luni, anj oSstinate amj lintcf.nj tcHib, u bcvl cm the rrc-
Ciriitioa ol the Cinlamenti! truth that "CwiJJen McJm: J IW
cr-" upi'!;cs Nature viith Kxiy-bu-kiirtj, taac-crpairtr, niu.!c
ntakinj; niatcriali, in ConJcntcJ anj concentratcvl lorrti. nh th's
l;c!,- Nitare supples the nc-cva. strcr.h to the stcmavh to
Ccit food, bu.'.J the hoc!)' and thereby throw vd Inzrvni ui
stir.ate coughs. 'Vhe "D.icovery" re-etab!thr the J festive and
r.utrtivc orjani in und hcahh, pun.'ie a-vl enrnhes the bWnxJ,
and niurihe the nerve in ihort otaM.yhes sound v ,;crvui hcilh.
K Jomr iiskf offers xvawxhanj M (ooj, k is peuk
My kverer H) IllM-M -. But yua mr U-av4
of tw car w hi rMil prutu. S4t tavsr' hir4 aw(
tooJ fue ytxs. iMy su.
Pv. PieerT'i foranv, MeJ'x-iI AirMrr. la Ttaltl fn.-.N; or. MeJ usf
i.-w-J. pace, ore . .O i;lttKKw. avwfv mwj up fc-0iM IJuwo,
b.mj. mvi k ii ee-TTU Huej. Vi evmxt c v r.n. Hi( .). i k.t
i 51 wnr.fm. Ai-fm 1H K. V . Pien-e. tt'4U. Y.
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