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Iloprcsnntntlvo Dudley Doollltlo of
Kansns told, nt n banquet In Strong
Cllly, a cycluno story,
"A Knnsns mnn," lin snlil, "stood on
t!io deck of n llnor In n terrlulo
'"do lirlow, mnn!' tlio cnptnln
roared, 'You'io In ilniiRor lioro. Uo
"'Nol' Tim KnnBQM innn's culm
volco roso cnally iiIkivo tlio roar of
tlio guio. 'No, cnntalu; not on your
Ufo. I wnnt to seo how onn of tlicso
Atlantic storms comimrus -vn i 1 1 a Kan
"As lio spoko n nrrot wnvo dashed
lilm iiRnliiBt a cowl, breaking his Icr.
"As tlio cnptnln tided him up ho
smiled and said:
"'Woll, cap, that reminded mo of
homo, only It was n sight wetter.'"
Generosity In England,
"Ilulncd yot?" Inquired ono busi
ness man of another.
"Just doubtful at present'
"How's that? It's cheering to find
any ono who's doubtful,"
"Well, tho boss Is Just wondering
.-whether ho Mill glvo 5,000 to tho
war fund and put us on halt salaries
or whether ho'll drop the wnr fund
and licep up tho salaries," Manches
8aylno.s of a Congressman.
"1 would not havo spokon nt nil this
evening If I had not"
"1 havo only to concludo by remark
ing U.ut "
"Just ono thing more, I"
i "Tho poopla of this grent country
"At somo futuro timo I shall"
"Mcnnwhllo lot us " I.lfo,
Mrs. It. When thoy sny thnt any
body "takes tho count" It Is u prize
fighting expression, Isn't It?
Mr. H. Not nccosBnrlly, my door;
it may refer to an Instanco of wom
an's weukness for titles.
"I reckon," said Tanner Corntossol,
"as how mebbo bnrbed-wiro ought to
bo counted nB one of tho most usafu!
Inventions of the ngo."
"For what reason?"
"When thoro's a lot o' work to be
dono, barbcd-wlra makes It Impossible
fur n feller to sit on the fonco an'
"My spopch to tho club Is renlly
full of sharp points."
"Whcro you uttnclt the tnrlirr
"No; whcro my wife hits fastened
tho shouts together with pins."
"You managed to get your story
past tho censor without much trou
ble," said onn war correspondent.
"Yes," repllHd tho other. "I wrote
It with n worn-nut fountain pen. Moat
flf It was blotttd out bufore it got to
Sounds Like Dewey.
"I see that Admiral Down Is com
manding tlio Jnpancso Meet ut Tslng
TRcV remarked tho Old Kogy. "1 won
UCr wIiorn ho got that nnmu?"
"It& borrowed It," replied tho Wlso
any. "He wanted to senro lliu en-
Not In 8ueh a Hurry.
"Thte maeliliiB sou go sixty miles
"That SOT Well, that doosn't Inter
est nib. Whenever I've got six miles
to go. I'm willing to spend two or
three hours doing It,"
Limiting the War,
Knlckiir What do yoii think of tho
dOticker Well, so far If has been
localised '0 ono planet,
Hlggs I seo that Skinner, tho kcop
er of (ho bucket shop, committed sui
Dlggs Oh I I seo. Ho voluntarily
kicked tho bucket.
8hoes or Tires.
A chllil IK Clin hoiiicIIiIiik every week)
Which Klvm ii imin u Jnr;
Tho child In Hint l not unique,
Ho ilurs n louring rnr.
Tho excursion train was well filled.
When tho conductor camo nround a
comfortably-seated passenger said to
him: "Dor ticket (lakes mo two vnys
for viii prl.-e, don't It?"
"Yes," replied tlio conductor.
"Yell, den, shust dell mo vlch Is dor
wr.y dot cost nodlngs. I vant to en
choy mo dor freo .'Ido."
Not Wlih Watei. However.
Ho I gavo n poor ii.nn a dollar yes
terday and toid him td oonm nround
and let mo know how ho was getting
Sho That was good of you! llko
casting your bread upon tho waters.
Ho Yes, Honulhlng llko Hint. Any
way, he ramo back this morning
At Any Cost,
"Do you think Mr. and Mrs. Clymcr
will succeed In getting Into society?"
"ynqucstlonably," nnsworod Misa
Cayenne, "That womnti'n determina
tion will accomplish anything. Sho
kept her husband practicing society
dances till ho sprMncd Ills ankle."
Neighbors' Children. .
"What is tho sclcntillc mimo of tho
small crcaturo who Is ruining your
fruit this yenr?" asked Mrs. Dobbs.
"It has no sclcntillc name," replied
Mrs. lllobbfl. "Hut It Is vulgarly
known lis Jimmy Dobbs."
"This Is Imported cheese."
"It must hnvo been under llro on
tho way over."
"Why do you say that?"
"It's shot full of holes."
"Some of thn smartest people In th.i
world aro vegetarians," said tho ob
"Yes, Thu fact that they arc vege
tarians shows that thoy urn sntRrt
enough to heat tho beef trust."
Nothing of Any Consequenee,
At the breakfast table:
Mr. lljonkyns Anything In tho
mull this morning''
Mrs Iljenkyns- No; only n letter
from Hint girl you used to talk so
much about boforo wo were married.
NEVEft LOOKED YOUNG.
Klin Delia lias uIwiijb looked old,
oven from childhood.
Stella Yes, sho has one of (huso
We've lately hlroil a servant slrl
I'm sura you'll thins our luck Is greatl
Sho nlnnyi ktrps tier huir In curl
And has not smithed n ihislo plate.
' if Iff!
German Incubator and Brooder
Finding Much Favor.
Heat Produced by Eleetrlo Current Is
Made to Regulate Itself to Frac
tion of Degree Chicks Are
An electric Incubator and brooder
which Is finding much favor In Ocr
mnny Is described In Mlttollungcn, thn
publication of tho Ilcrllncr Elckrlcltats
Wcrko. With this Incubator It Is pos
slblo tn approach very closely tho ro
suits of natural Incubation, and thus
reach a very favorable rerult (SO per
cent) In tho hatching of chickens from
artificially Incubated eggs.
Tho heat produced by an eloctrlc
current Is maCa In this apparatus to
rcsulato Itself to n f ruction ota degree
In this way a practically uniform
hatching tcmpcrnturo Is maintained,
which Is seldom reached by other arti
ficial methods. This Incubator requires
Brooder and Incubator Dullt to Make
the Most Economical Use of Heat.
:n attention beyond tho dally turning
and airing of tho eggs. As a conso
quenco of tho automatic heat regula
tion by tho shutting off of tho current
when tho desired tcmpcrnturo Is at
tained, tho coPAumptlon of electricity
Is reduced tn n minimum, and slnco
tho onorgy Is calculated nccordlng to
power and eating charges, tho ex
penso Is very small.
The brooder, like tlio Incubator, Is
built on tlio principio of making tho
most economical uso of tho heat of tho
current, thereby keeping down tho cost
of operation. In combination with an
electric lnmp tho brooder kcops tho
chlckonB comfortnblo and warm nnd
consequently . very largo per cent of
thoflo hatched can bo rented, whether
In winter or spring.
Now iliubnrb plantations may bo
started in tho fall nt tho year If tho
soil Is well drained. It Is customary
to uso tho smallest and healthiest
roots of plants, which tiro dug and
divided. It the hills can bo covered
this fall with rotten manuro wlntor
protection will be given nnd tho nddod
fertility will bo of great vniuo to tho
young plnnts when growth stnrts next
Keep tho sow that did good ccrvlco
tho past season. Tlio swlno mnn should
havo big "boot" whon ho trades n
certainty for nu uncertainty,
Somo sort of green food is absolute
ly necessary to tho health of tho lay
Market only strictly frcah eggs.
The biood sows must hnvo exercise
How Is It that so few farmers havo
potatoes to sell?
An ncro of 12-Inch Ico usually will
próvido n harvest of 1,000 tons.
Wulor In tlio iwlll adds bulk to tho
mess but puts no flesh on tho hogs,
Tho fact Hint n man kcops n cow
does not prove that ho Is a dairy
Tho gooseberry requires less prun
ing than almost any other fruit-bear-lug
Dairy running calls for closo atten
tion to details nnd for good manage-
USEFULNESS OF THE CROWS
Dingle Bird Destroys More Clit-Wormi
In Day Than Ten Men Could Dig
Up and Kill In Week.
To thoso whd know how difficult It Ii
to kill tho wary, crow, this will sound
laughable, but It Is a fact that thou
sand of cr jw : nro killed evory year by
farmers, cither by traps or shooting oi
poison, nut experts, who havo mado a
thorough Investigation Into this, de
clare that 'vi'ilo tho farmer Is Justifico
In scaring tho crows away from hit
grain nnd corn fields, ho should nol
kill tho bird, bccauBo n singlo crow can
nnd generally docs destroy moro cut
worms In a day than ten .net: could die
up and destroy In a week.
Man cannot lóenlo tho wiry, soll-col
o.od llttlo cut worms ho can only find
It by chanco, whllo tho crow can locate
them with enso and locnto tholr tiny
holes In tho sail, and with ono bans
of their strong benks drag Mr. Cut
worm forth from tho ground to add
htm to tho dally repast.
A crow weighing two nnd a hall
pounds was experimental upon, nnd II
was found this bird actually nto lilt
wolght In cut-worms In ono day, nnd
apparently could havo cnton moro. The
crvw, therefore, can savo moro crops
from tho ravages of cut-worms In a
day than ho can destroy In n wcok.
Crows aro heavy caters. It Is true
thoy will pull up tender shoots of corn
If thoy havo tho opportunity, but thoy
will also cat tho worms, and apparent
ly prcfor tho worms.
A very young robin was also expert
monted with. Ho nto 08 earth worms
In a day, thoso making n bulk lnrgcr
than tho bird. Hohlnc will strip n
cherry trco of Its fruit In a fow days,
but, with nottlng ovor tho trees those
robins will also denudo a gnrdon of In
sects that would havo othorwlso pre
vented nt least half, If not nil, of tho
planted things from growing to matur
ity. FALL-RAISED CALF IS BEST
Young Animals Will Have Attained
Sufficient Growth by Midsummer
to Withstand Files.
Thoro may ho several masons for
raising culvos. l-'lrst, tho dnlry prod
ucts nro a bettor prlco during tho
winter months. Then tho farmer has
moi o Hmo for tho caro of his cows,
besides tho nvcrngo cow will glvo milk
longer for tho reason of tho spring
grass. Another thing, tho calves com
ing In tho fall makcB them old
enough to wenn In tho spring and
turn out on the pasturo. They will bo
old enough nnd growing sufficient that
by midsummer tho flics will not
hot! 3r and Injuro their growths so
much. Spitng calves will not do so
well, as tho hent unci flies nro not In
A Promising Youngster.
their fuvor nnd thoy hnvo not grown
enough to mnko them strong and
hardy for tho mi mm or months.
Tho fall of tho ysnr Is tho time
whon tho farmer may use his spnro
Hmo to n good advantage taking care
of calves. It 1 unwlso to hnvo them
coma too Into In tl.o fall, as tho wlntor
will bo against them. Too much caro
cannot ho given that they havo a clean
placo ami n dry bod to sloop on. With
a llttlo caro and work it Is posslblo
that tho farmer may ndd several dol
lars to his purso nt this Hmo. It Is
llko all other farm work; It demands
careful attention and at tho right Hmo.
mcnt all utnllir Ilin linn 1ml 11
If you hnvo not already attended to
It, seo Hint your poultry house Is pro
pared for winter.
Mlllot, barley, oats, wlent and corn
nro good poultry foods. Whnt tho
hens want Is n variety of feeds,
It Is said that about forty per cont
nf tlio woll developed working horse
Is muscle mid not over fifty per cont
Fresh blood In your Hocks Is nocas
sary If you oxpict to inlso strong
chicks next year. Inbreeding will soon
ruin a iloclc
1'ntalo experts In MlnucBotn nro dig
ging 100 to 200 bushels per ncro. A
farmer of Atiokn county reports 211
bushclp off ouo aero.
Tho fodder that docs not find a
placo In tho silo should bo shredded
and thon tho part of It not used for
feed beccmcs excellent bedding.
WHY pay money for
fancy boxes when
what you really want Is
FATIMA; the Turkish-Wend
cigarette. "No Gold Tips,
but finest quality" 20 for 15c.
your dtaler, w tulll bi plratrd to itna mt
thru pactares fioirrwiM on rttrlpl nf Sltr.
Addrtti nilist Dtp., Ü nfia Arc Ntw Y.1I.N.Y.
"I undcrstnml thnt tho Twobblo
hnvo decided to movo Into n moro
fashlonnblo npnrtineut house."
"Yes. They nro doing Hint on thn
strength of tho fnct thnt Mr. Twoh
bles has recently been let In on tin
ground floor of a new enterprise"
Not 80 Favorable.
"Whnt do you think of tho location
they havo selected for tho now rail
road terminal, Mrs, Nurich?"
"I haven't given much thought to
It, but I heard my hUBband sny It'H
11 perfect sight."
Somo fellows hnvo artistic tempera
ments; others nro pimply disagree
able. A woman ilocsn't neccssnrll'
about her ago; sho may rcfi
Tho beauty doctor' lmndsomi.
como Is derived from customers "who
It Is better tn bo n coming mnn than
to ho forty miles ahead uf tho proces
sion, Women hnd better nut count much
on tho lovo of a mnn who cannot bt
Tho homely girl enn't nfforil to keep
her domestic abilities under cover.
Is Oaly Sida Dtep
It is vitally nec-
SaVI ffftqnrv Ihnm.
ESO! !akee 3 cZ
of your skin.
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if used regularly will beautify and
preserve your complexion and help
you retain the bloom of early youth
for many years. Try it for 30
days. If not more than satisfied
you get your money back. 50c
at druggists or mailed direct.
Zona Company, Wichita, Kan.
SOMETHING USEFUL FOR XMAS
A poIJ l 11,0
moat rtfri wbiro. If
your arñirt rannoi
upply, wti will 1 lad If
mar jou, tllutlratcd
173 llruaclwiiy hot Turk
TO US FOR 0B8T RESULTS
CHEAP stdhacd DiTFK
"ntBr iNsuuANCn "Alt
LIDER AL LOANS MAUD WHITE US
118 W. SOUTH WATEn ST., CHICAGO
Is constantly gronfne In favor because it
Docs Not Stick to the Iron
and II will mt injure (lie fini-st fabric, l or
laun lry purposM il hai no equal. 16 01.
pirkate I0c. 1-3 more ttarch for same money.
DEFIANCE STARCH CO., Omilia. Nebraska
To Dry Land Farmirs
I ti ltil 720 pounds of diomht-reilitint beins lilt
tut on in ol Und ts dry is the Sihin Dturt.
nd Ihty ire lino I rot my tlitl two yeiri to fr-m
handful ol tie J Mcured In Arizont Iron tho Indlini,
Send ma 23cnlsltrenouthicd lo mass ittntind
I will rslum t smill ba prttoald. WilH iddftis plainly.
JAMES GREGG, 2029 Grore St., Dearer, Colt.
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