Lydia Ex Pnkham's
Is a positive cure for all those painful
ailments of women. It will 4ntirely
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plaints. Inflammation-and Ulceri-tion
Falling and Displacements and conse
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It will surely cure.
It has cured more cases of Female
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werid'la ever known. It is alinoskin
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Suppressed or Painful Periods, Weak
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Ing, Nervous Prostration, Headache,
General Debility. Also
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lessness, flatulency, melancholy or the
" blues," and backache. These are
sure indications of Female Weakness,
some derangement of the organs. For
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ble Compound is unequalled.
You can write Mrs. Pinkham about
yourself in striotest confidence.
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"Now, the trouble with Jigsby,"
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that he does not pay any attention to
"Don't you believe it," interrupted
Newitt, "he was the only man at a
certain summer resort last month,
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phia Public Ledger.
THE OLD PROVERB AGAIN.
Mrs. Downhill--Arn't you ashamea
of yourself? Out till midnight, and I
sitting liere darning your stockings
Mr. Downhill-Woll, my dear, you
know "It is never too late to mend."
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ng directly upon the blood and mucuoussur
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Lrice, 75c. per bottle. Hold by all Druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for oonstipation.
Tea at a cent a pound is used by the
poorer classes in Japan.
UNABLE TO WALK.
ror:lible Soro on Anklo Cauio< Awful Si
f'aring-Ootld Not Sieep-Curect
by Culetira In 51x Weeks.
"I had a terrible sore on my ankie, and
had not walked any for el'vc: months. I
tried nearly everything :-ith- - r-ne
lit and ha:. a doctor, buit hi didn't seem
to (o ,.ny :ood. He said I would have
to have lry ,ii . ken off, and that I
would never alk t.gam. I sutiffered aw
[ul, and at night I couldi not sleep at all.
I thought the.e was no rrst for me,. .:ut
.- soon a I bez'i.n- to ;.ne C iticura Scap
ind Oi - .urme.it it comn.e cd iealing nice
ly. I I .; d -he at.kle with wario water
md Cuticm.a Soap, A hcn ;.ppiei Cuti
nara ty(itment to the affected part. and
laid a cloth over the sore to hold it in
Pilace. A'ter tw, weexs 1 could walk
iraid iii my room rea! goorl, and in six
week ' .ri my ankle w. s ei. re:.- eured,
d.was, i:alkmgt. :tround out -t' doors.
\les. Al-ry I);ekerso:, Loula C'. 11., Va.,
1prl 2, 1905. '
Spot's Long Jaunt.
It took Spot, a West Side bulldog,
just six days to come on foot from
Holland, Mich., to Chicago, 16.1 miles.
Spot 'rrved in Chicago last night.
footsore and thin, but pleased. He
walked in at the residence of his inas
tetr, A. F. Rehberg, Forty-eighth aye
niue and Indiana street, still able to
was his tail and put his muddy feet
all Over the astonished nmemniers of
Mr. Rehberg wvent to Holland I we
weeks ago for (luck shooting. He took
the dog along; but when he rettluned
he left Spot behind. Country life (d1(
not suit Spot. It made him sad. One
night, while tied .to a trece, lie slipped
his collar andI disap~peared.
Spot kept no recordl of his trip, and
therefore Mir. Rehberg catn only siur
mise. The conclusion is t hat lie walk..
ed1 all the wvay from Holland. To do
this lie must have made nearly thirty
miles a day. Furthe-rmore, he had no
Perhaps the most delighted mem
ber of the Rehberg family is Hazel,
the 6-year-old daughter. Since yes
terday she has given Spot two pound.
of candy-Chicago Post.
IN NEW YORK.
"That was a terrible crime comn
"It wasap-. Have the pol~ee made
ny progress apprehending the
"Oh, yes. They've persuaded the
ewspapers to take the matter up"
Uow It Often Happens From Cofree.
"I had nio idea," writes a Duluth
ian, "that it was the'coffee I- had beeni
Irinking all my life that was responsi
le for the heianes which were
rowIng upon me. for the dyspepsa
lint no medielnes would relleve, and
or the acte nervousness which un
tted me not only for work but also
or the most ordinary social functions.
"Ilut at last the truith dawned upon
ic, I forthwith bade the h'armnful bev'
rage a prompt farewell, ordered' in
nime Postumi and begant to use it. Tihe
ood effects of the new food drlink were
ppairenit witlhin a v-ery' few days. My
endaitches grew'less frequent, and de
r'easedl in vIolence, my stomach grewv
trong and able to digest my food wllthI
utt distress of any kind, my nervous
ess hgtls gone find I anm able to enjoy
fe with tmy neighbors andl sleepl sound
o'nights. My physical strength and
erve power have -increased so much
aat'I can do dou'ble the work' I usred
do, and I feel no umnduie fatigue af
"T.lhil. imp-ov-ement set in -just as
>on as .the 0o(d coffee- poison"1 hlad so
orked out of my s-ystem as to unalqw
te food elemtents in the P'os-tum to get
hold to- buil me up again. I cheer'
ully t~si-fy tfiatlt was IPost-umi aitE
oatuuny alone 'thiatgdh~ all this, -for
hedi I began 'to dirink i't -I 'tshrew
~ssl to 'the, dogs.' " Nalmiegl-ven by
0.stuni Co., ilit fJl Creek, Mich.
were's a re~ason. Read th'e f'a'mous
tt bbolC "The ll'ond to VellvIiite." bn
A t.. m ......
The Automobilist-"Funniy they do
T'ley're horribly bumpy."-Tatler.
PIE-MAKIN3 BY MACHINERY.
Another severe blow for the arts and
crafts has resulted from the arrival in
Philldelphill of the ple-iaklling mna
chine. It has always been supposed
that making pies was a work for hui
man flners. Despite the inroads of
iacliliery on the crafts. the pie arti
.9an1 has sto4)d alone, uitouched by
modern invenitiveness. It was thought
tha t a pe was too complicated and In
dividual it creation evcr to be produced
by brainless mixers and triminters and
Now comeps this ple-making machine,
to standardize thie pie and destroy its
individuality and tihenit to multiply and
eliapen It. One man, three boys and
the 1m1at0hLne turn out from sixteen to
eighteen p1esi a minute in the Philadel
phlit bakery wlhere the piloneer na
chine ham been hisniled. The inventor
describes his contrivan lce as i boon to
tht huema race, about ten feet long
anid twenty inlhes wide. An electric
motor furnIshes power an( a gas jet
keeps till% forming dies warm. Over
the machine- Is SNapelded it tank with
"11Hlm-" for 400 pies aind In It anl agi
tiltor revolvos to keep the milteorial
fron bIotking the outlet.
After thet paste for erulsts has been
properly mixed it is wvighd and cut
1ito loper sized plees by i dough tit
vIdlvr. A tray fill of 1111mps of dough
for bottom crusts is phled at one end
of the machine ad an iother tray, con
tainin mg Ilumpis for to;) crusts, at tile
otherW 01nd. At thle rear' is a slack of
A magne~1ltt ized armIl sw%'inlgs ar oun ld,
plek5 upl a1 itetl pa111 ce11 ts it onl a die1
is placed0( on the lalte amnd the next
m~oement brtinigs it u1(t'ir a tit whieh
forums tile lower crust. Then the fruit
is deupositedl froml the Itnk anid th.e
plate miovesforward. By tils time an
othier lumilp of dough 1has been01 flattenedi
as5 "1,"' for lemon-while an a uitomaitic
hllo14ws blows ai puftf of floutr over the
dlough to keep it frow u sticking. The
nest molvementi~t brI'n1gs the' illiedI p)le
11nd4 thIs lupper ertist togethetr, one' Oip
erator being statibned't here to adtjumst
the 1top cover if necessar11ty. TheIin the
coveredi pie cotmes under01 thle edginig
die, wvhleh cuts oft all scrasiP andit the
pi1e pass~es forw~ard 011 ani aproni w'hleh'i
leads(1 to the oven.
So) tihe pr'ocess goes 01n with a11ll regn.
Ilarity imtll 400 pies aret lined0(. Th'Iey
are' all perfeet-too perfetctt, Iprhaps.
T1hey arte mlach)ine-madeth, and11 not COl
taina 111tig 111and. 1111 to)11hed I'lhem11
fr0om thleir iiial18 stalge (of douighiiness
unti1l t hey are ready to 11e talkeni fromi
the oven0l-and( therinl lieIs the4Ir chief
11 unting and)1 11*st Cure.
Sevt'ral y'oun~g 111arried'4 woll'n, tielt.
etedt as "smart," 11ave1 ad(op.ted aI sim
1)14 formn of rest cure, wlch tey praeii
(anld they3 ofteni 1hunt iil(' 111mes a w"eek)
111ey ideh~ hiome, have't t'll and1 at bath1,
go straight, to bed. andit eat theIr diln
ner1s safely' tuc~ketd up in th'elr~
"tdownies." This' means11 rest and1( sleep
for perhaps1) foirtoeen hours.-L~ondon
"sY~'hen I started if1 life.," said the.
dltin't have a dllaruI I coulti call my
"I1 -Iave managed to call a g.Iot of.
nioniey my own, althlough sthlere. Iaa
grea-t deal 01' dispulte about11 it."-Washl
N'T IT ? VERY. ti
nl't keep these roads Inl better shape. ]p
INDICATES EXCESSIVE HEAT.
Prompt indleation of fire generally t
mepans HTs early extinction, and an Il
augblwe signal of some sort Is the only f,
INN VIATES EXCESSIVE HEAT.
oee that cen e rolled upon invarably
to attract attention. A novel aflarm w
of this chtiss that has been worked aI
out ItI detail by an Inventor provides 01
for detonating an fuhninatechag (.11 n
whneverCexESsv EXESSIV EAT.e "p
Paront i atly at of afm r getrl
meas. Ths exlostiontactsth at-a
hhn toe signa fh souce of theobl,
nxcrsrsp HAT tC
tirts Tetltn fulminate hargpoe 11
win anyr cnenC5ieet beptcmetali ap
andwe watr pooi a necsy Te a
tentontofn i i effectt b ithe ( rlease( t
hifi ta pin~oo, for th oterc resi'ent'mhie
biterI truht abou by ath fustouns
allo whch ormaly old thesprnga
or srikr, o th buringof acom Ii
hustble oni. On ofthe eatres fsi
the evic is he ese wth wleh i P
may e apliedto ay pont, equi-0a
lug o co neetlon with any wire, s
pipes or ther evlesTo
t"resnd-miedowni"iarnis tb frompthed I
wtorldf giaeoe Ivle sl f itt~y 1hie at
deostSow i wefekto' adverthse releos. ta
"er, 'honge amotb thlefig yof ane
adlloy with miore ciiloyi 0(m's t -e Rpiln P
Orhtikenr.. oery etc.,rnn o a CO -
<tuhe, orc is thr loehas wit brIch t du
fit' ae -I will cl.eaed to 113 om payeqi a
lgd witoun t pibli t. Titn ugh'es. saU
failiar withe he factiht ol ontra<
hade byo tne deomae h eeryw,
wlo o 5n'le ets. ~ avny lo! i 1uy te .)! a i' tt
Iflre Slently aiek(a on 'tpr Fits ave
iTe le s ~'t adjt t(Il o , las , hove'ties
oli teglss jt'i'3wei,whlehu isovere
umbellas, o f el'Iconit il afford t no Cut
tllhe osss ,t5i~ione ob its4)1 advantagg-- t
nt mey, tatV theyi'i 'it be heldt in4i(~e t't p
of lt. fac wt'n mu)o(ting the lii d'anditi
ain an at'l'(' tii same ithny h usero nnjp
yll-ttei beI aled 0on tihat' h'e1doe' ao sai 0
run'. iNt~ uoYond ling'e dvius. 'o $t
Tlam latst -Oleadi~' o. Tlnann levmt~
OHINDIU -TEA. INft POWDER
Mkes as dood, If Not Riette., Beverage
Tban Whole -Leaf.
1ilstory tells U's that when coffee was
at brought to the cities of western
Lirope the first makers of it were
irks. They roasted an#. ground the
rries and served the liquor as it is
rved to this day In the East-grits
id all. We still drink coffee as we
-ank It then, with' this: difference.
iat we mostly omit the grits and
,ink an infusion instead of a decoc
on. It, was not so with tea. No
hinaman was imported with the first
mnd of tea to teach us how to make
uid drink it. The consequence has
en that we have never draik tea In
1e Chinese vay-that Is, a simple in
At first there seems to have been
reat doubt as to how to deal with the
ew herb. It Is even said that It was
>metines boiled, with salt pand butter,
nd served up as a sort of spinach.
he old phrase, "a dish of -ten," seems
> bear out this legend. Finally it
ime to be settled that the most whole
)me and pleasant way to treat the
!a leaf was to make it Into a kind of
wveet soup, with sugar and milk or
'eam. I have personal knowledge of
D country in Europe but one where
a Is used as In China-Portugal,
1ie*hi'got:Its knowledge of teking
'om a province in China,- with which,
t that time, no other nation of Europe
,as in contact.
It was while traveling on horseback
'ith a guide In the wilder parts of
ortugal, away from the shops and
ins, where we had perforce to make
Kperimients in the most economical
se of a few ounces of tea and coffee
iat we could afford to carry with us,
iat we lilt upon i discovery. Having
a milk, we drank our tea, as most
ortuguese drink theirs, as a simple
ifusion, sweetened with sugar.
I remembered to have read, I believe,
the travels of Abbe Hue, that when
ie Chinese desire to be thrifly in the
se of the finer and more expensive
!as, they grind the leaf to powder
ad use less for the infusion. We
)und that tea could be ground in a
ffee mill as easily as coffee; that tea
iade with the powder Is as good as or
etter than when made with the whole
af, and that the powder, as it natur
lly would, goes further than the tea
WORDS OF WISDOM.
Not failure, but low alm, is crime.
Command large fields, but cultivate
Convictions that remain silent are
either sincere nor profound.-Balzac.
Philosophy does not regard pedigree.
lie (id not receive Plato mis a iioble,
Lit made him so.-Sencca.
Youth changes its tastes by the
armnth of Its blood, age retains its
ste by habit.--Rocliefoucauld.
I-low then shall men grow if not by
rrecting faults? By self surrender to
od. Not by thinking of wrong and
)w to flee It; but rather much of ex
!Ilence and how to win it.
Similar to certain delicate plants
bih need a soft atmosphere, there
*e natures which come into bloom
ily under the balmy breath of happi.
)ss.-Viscoun tess de Lerceliy.
Flesh ant1 Blood.
"Every now aiid then," lie irema~rked
om his tilted chair behind 'the ('old
ave in the livery stalie oIlice, "some
>dy conmes to mae and tells me that the
itomnobile will drive the horse to the
all as sure as shooting, and I pilty
mn. I pity him because he knows so
tie about, humiam nature. Thue
>rse'il be driveni out biy auitomiobiles
>)uit the time that b~abuie are dirivenl
it by sawdust dolls, and( not much
"D o you remnemnbeir wo or thr'ee
ceks ago when $adlio Mae had to) quit
r good in the Charter Oak stake at
airtford? Iteeled ad laid( down like
tireud child, as one0 write ti 1 it. Peo
n were sorry from Maine to C'alifor'
a. Every paper had~ an obituary on
er, and somie g ave hier ' ditorialsP'
'eek a racing ear, the fastest ever
111t, and~ how many mnourniers would
era be? TIhie owner, maiybe, if lie
cap~ed with his life. Yet Sadie Mac
as only an undhersizedt maurC-dloIng
~r best and doing it better than aniy
lng that's trotted in her class this
ar, it's true, but nothing more thni
mare. What's the dlifferenice? All the
fference In the world. TIhe (differene
tween the living and the dead; be
teen the game, resolute, dho-Or-die
ir-It that compiiels adlmiration and the
animate maclilae that doesn't. Take
clock that has stopped forever, even
faithful clock, and you can't wring a
mr out of the-.childen with a force
imp, but they'll cry as If their?haenrts
are broken over a white mouse or a
t kitten or a St. Bierna'd that's
ssed on to tire animal heaven. The
mmi onglie and the trolley haven't
t horses out of conmilssion and the
tomobleo won't; still, I hope for their
~e that it'll take a fow of theim out
the hands o~f the brutal and Igni
t who dlon't know how to use thb.
subttufe's Clever Move.
lark (Guy Peam'se, failing to appear
the time announced fotr the Old
em Chautaugua, a subsetitute was
rodti(ed. It is always a thianklets
I dhihiult task, and one in which
(! >.('re'litably. Much' of the suc
5 of' thIs subst-Itute was, no doubt
to his happy opening sentence. Ho
I, "Did you ever call on a y'oung
man wvith whgim you aticiepated a
isant evening, and- have her send
rni her lttle slster'?"
ere h'e pauisedi a moment until tihe
ilenice c'aught lihe sig-nlfncante of.the
gle senitenee, and when the hearty
>iause had died( na.y, lie continued,
ttlo siateir did ,nio, want to be there
m'ore than -you wanited lier. .iuit
n to doubt made tho host of a bad
mation, and neenptc-l your disap
iitmenmt na gracefully as.'ott could,
1 dlid.not let ilttle stater ,know' hod
really felt ab'out it."--Talent,
Doing.Away YVlly Oppouition.
uperinteadedt of Pagte A.T BL reck
'kago hiid. n: warra~rt issued for theo
'est o't. d, W. Coi. n tihu~lrge of
ceny of the -iandfo to the tark
aDr 'Coe -ra'ri -a" ieonade3 sitiddlit
iirmrk'on Lub~or 1)ay andJi 4laerta
ke thea thh'etpr 'huy hid Wa'os le Iis
d to hnve removed the hnnale, fromt
DB,mp 'eN 'bid -f,--.-WichfIt 00o?19
madnoa Te-n -~lOst .'rw,
trO ' aetlRW E
J. VERNON writes as fol
lows in the Press Bulle
tin, New Mexico College
g of Agriculture: Good
roads - are indicative of
a high state of civilization. The im
provenient in the condition of the coin
mon highways proclaims in mute yei
unmistakable language the advance
ment in the civilization of a country.
Highly speclalized industries, which,
usually attend a high state of civiliza
tion among a people, seldopi flourie.'
where mehus is unprovided tor a quic.
exchange of commodities. As th
standard of living in a communit.
rises, it soon finds expression In a di
mand for better roads-roads suitabi
for the gentleman's saddle horse, fe,
the family carriage, for the salesman
road wagon, for the delivery man
automobile car, and for the pleasum
seekers' and tourists' automobiles.
The most natural system to follo
in roatt- building Is to begin the ir
pro'venient in the city, or village, wor'
ing outward in the different directioi
on the lines of least resistance, but
all times striving to reach the greate..i
population and the heaviest traffile.
The work should be placed in chari,
of a man who understands road built
Ing and road repair. This statemc i
Is equally true whether there Oe mnu
or little mnney.available for the wor
The system which permits the appolv
ment of men as road supiervisors i
gardless of their fitness for the po.
tion is accountable in a great measr
for poor roads and for the feeble
terest taken in road improveme,
Probably there is no more roiid wo:
in many counties than could be sup'
intended by one man, and that m-.
could be selected with an eye to h '
qualifleations for the work to 'be do.'
which would result not only in bet
roads, but also in greater efficie -
and economy. Such a system previ' 1i
in many of the older States of -.1w
Union, and it has been suggested t)
it might .prove most desirable in t
section under our conditions.
'The use of improved labor-sav
machinery in the buildin- and rep:
of the common highways no do."
would result advantageously to : i
concerned. To illustrate: If a I,
chine were devised whereby two w., a
and four teams with the machi
could perform as much of a gi'
kind of work in a day as ten men com:
perform in the same time with tea.
and the old slip scrapers, It is evid
that the purchase and use of sucl.
machine, provided, however, that
price was not exorbita.nt, would
most desirable and would result
much economy. Furthermore, if
the same time, with such a mach.
(he work could be done infinitely
ter, it would seem to be the heigh
folly not to invest in one. The mot
road grader is just .such a 'mach.
a The road grader has heconu so popi
in most of the older Slates to-day 1
the old sll) scrap~er Is seldom s
and when it does aippear it Is 1
only in c'orners where the gynader<
not reach the work. Wilthhig moci
grader in the hanads of an exper
every county, the roads leading
f rom our citics and~ towns would
dlisca:rd the ir' shruniken a lparance
takhe on ai more roun ided, elevy
tormi, and thle holes ands~ iniequail
wouldi gra lualIly dispp):ar, leavir
surfac(e so unif'or'in that they wv
delight the eye a:md affor'd p)lenl
to tihe traveker.
Space 'will not permit of an ext:
ed dliscussion of thew methods:
means fo8 r roadt i mpj:-avemen('t, bui
least enioughi h:a.2 bon' saidi to it
diuce a subject wlehbl is deservin;
miuchi thought am~iongi the peopl(
this section. We a.re on the eve
great wav of'(i iprogre~ss, and4 w.
it not pay b:mh the nw':chant andu
ranflhliman t o ;;ire the' i Pltter' of' 1
buildi11ng anld road repia ir more at
The Paramotant Question.
There is no (luestlin that can
sibly be paramount to that of
roadIs. We have tried every sugge
local system and found them all ei-'
imnpractical or Inadleziuate. The St.
county and district plins to have y .
wvagon roadsM have all failed ex t'
in three or four of the wealt:.
States, and the roada, are no bi~it
to-dgy (seome of them-a'e much we:
than they> were fifty yeas-- age
whken first opened to travel. A
ment seems now to be0 superflou
to why -the roads8 should lie syster
cally improved; the <question is,
can we get the:n so improved.? 1h
exp~erience of all thme years 'pr 'a
abm~ifdantly that it can only be i'n'
by the~ generanl government lee bm.'
the \vay. Senators and Represi'mal
tives will take notice that tis I.
queWstlon affecting very materially.
whmale blody of the American peoph
town, country and city; in every t;
calling and profession; the prod.
the consumer and the dealer,
churches andi every institution
tainiqg to the public wvell-being,
a question of no particular loey
section or class, but touches vi
the a-faIrs of every condition
situation of life. The0 wealth . 0o
co~untr~y is, every dlollar of it, I
Mule'itacett WVIth Train.
A three mile race betweer. a fr
train qndI a yeamrllng muile was
niessed here to-day, ending in a.
Tfie mule, broke fromt its pasture
as the freight aiproachmed, and sl
ing along .the rigfrt of. .way key
the afde of the train for a distanei
In 'the race The mule cleared
cattle glards, and (lid'not stop pum
had reached the i 'idge-oNer the
catatulf, where It' left the rigli;.
way~. The freIght wyne rumu1ng
less'than 'thirty miles etn hour, am'
itralnmen kept watcl on theOAnule-. .,s
the cabiooso na5 it maide its -ri
beaking run.--Infilannpolis Star.
It is .caleulat'ltat la~ Xnudon
about 'OQ -pi'sous~ regtlar~ly m .
living by bnowing
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