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S e ii t i ii e I Jo u r n a i.
Published Weekly.
Let us have ouly denatured autorno'bile
Are the auto races trying to make
bull fights appear humane?
Still, at Its new price, radium will
hardly be a substitute for coal.
Tho new $."> Mils will be smaller.
That's appropriate?they act smaller.
Connecticut woman earned $10,000
-last year selling eggs?the real thing.
So far none of our aviators has been
successful enough to break into vaudeville.
All the pessimist can see in an aeroplan
flight is a big crowd and a stiff
i neck.
A Ruffalo man was given five years
for stealing a cent. Something of a
centence, that.
New York bank thief collapsed when
he was arrested, lie was a close second
to the bank.
Someone has estimated that the
earth weighs seven trillion tons. Hut
cheer up! You're not carry ins it.
That war in Nicaragua cost 1.000
lives. Men have not yet discarded
the blood-letting system In politics.
The doctor who thinks that the
Adam's apple is responsible for insan
*lty may be on the eve of a great discovery.
"Venezuela consumes 1,000,000 gallone
of kerosene a year." Why doesn't
somebody start an electric light plant
clown there?
Joy riding In th<> air has this advantage
then: are no chickens to he run
over. The birds have so far succeeded
in dodging.
In South N'orwalk, Conn., lives a
heroic young woman who played tenuis
in a hobble skirt. Naturally she
broke her leg.
"When the aeroplanes dash around
the course at the rate of a mile a minute
they never kick up any clouds of
microbe-laden dust.
* If shark meat ever crowds beef in
the world's markets a shortage of rain
on the great plains will make no difference
In the quality.
As a general thing when a girl
wears such an extreme hat that a man
bas to dislocate his neck to look linger
it her face is not worth the effort.
The greatest, authority on love in
Ihe world Is dead. Calm yourself, ladies?it's
an Italian professor. The
authoress of "i'o< 111s of Passion" still
A woman of sixty years swam live
TM iloc In \f icuiuci .mi -it
J ..on Is the other day I( is needless to
say that she did not wear a hobble
Hob Evans tells us that an airship
is a plaything and would be of no use
1n war. Hut what will ltoh do when
those bombs begin dropping down the
chimney ?
Chicago man marries for the first
time at the age of ninety-two. ilo''l
have to do some tall hus'li.ig to catch
lip with the average Chicago record
from now on.
That. I'oughkeep^le soei "y woman
whose pearl ueckl e u a nfiscat> d
by the custon of!i< ia! . might have
bad it. yet if she could only have kept
it under her hat.
The waiters now ask to be divided
into classes. Excellent idea! Waiters
who wait, waiters who make custom
era wait, waiters who are polite and
waiters who are otherwise?
A little while > the cheering
word wan passed that lobsters would
become more plentiful. Now It Is
threatened that tin r< will !>e shortage
of .salmon a d a rd i in
It may lie cone of our business, btit
wo trust that th< tnroritien will deal
gently with tlx* Ighty one year old
woman who has entered the ()hi<
state university as a student.
A Kansas Citv woman ailing for divorce.
charged that her husband fpiar
reled with her for going to a funeral
Some men are so moan they hate their
wives to have any pleasure at all.
Eighty-two pounds of sugar for
every irwin, woman and child last
year! '['ho men may offer thanks
that the women and children got
A Connecticut man fired ton bullets
In his head without fatal results. It
Jb hard to tell which was greater
the persh t wr force of his determination
or the resisting quality of his
That Incident in Naples wh< r two
ptrangers tiyinr ' ; iv cand\ t( chli/Irott
vi_-r?r*<. iH'.lw / .) )t\r # l? ?: -
...... .... .?.? miv ;? 11| n>
stricken ; pie < ' preadlrs.' th<- . !mlera
and r olit.ed with crle> of "f? 11h
to tho l><>i oners howfl how III He
progress has beer made Binco the days
of the plague. In some places.
For Smoothing Uneven Places Plank
Smoother Is Useful?Buckscraper
Also Used.
Where irrigation is practised it is
necessary to bring (he surface to a
uniform grade. The appearance of
lawns is also improved by grading.
For simply smoothing uneven places
the plank smoother is very useful,
says Farm and Home. This is made
eight to ten feet long and of heavy
Joist, shod with a piece of flat steel
on tho lower edge. A plank is
Split-Log Smoother.
fastened at the middle for the driver
to stand on. His added weight will
aid materially in the work accomplished.
Either two or four horses
can be used on a drag of this sort.
Where there is much grading to he
done the buckscrapor Is the best device.
A very useful one is made four
feet along the cutting edge, three feet
deep and ono foot three inches high.
It will carry one-half cubic yard at a
load, and must bo made of two-inch
plank, well braced with strap iron.
The cutting edge should bo of stool.
- ?' "*
The Buckscrsper.
The drawbow \vnrlr? n*? nine r>vn>i
near the middle of the sides. The
handle Is about seven feet long, and
1 by It the scoop is kept under control
for filling or tipping.
Two English Scientists Announce They
Have Found Micro-Organism
Which Destroys Bactcria.
Two Kngllsh scientists, Drs. Russell I
and Hutchinson, announce that they J
have discovered the micro-organism \
.1 - - - 1
u>.9iiu,ia iiiu Dticicria essential
to the fertility of the soil. Other scientists
di c'are the discovery the most ;
important made in half a century. |
Having found the culprit, the next |
thing lor tho scientists to do will ho
to discover his "natural enemy" and ;
proceed to eliminate him from the cosmic
scheme. The discovery seems to
have come none too soon, since, according
to estimates made by reliable
experts, the soil of the I'nited States
has been robbed of $1.OOO.OOO.OOU worth
of fertility in the last 30 years. The
Loss in farm values has varied in the
different, states from $ 1,000,000 to
$100,000,000, according to the figures"
s given out by the census bureau. The
question of "soil robbery" is not one
for future generations to solve, but for
those of the present day. Rich as is
the I'nited Stales, if cannot afford to
he robbed of a billion dollars in !',0 j
years, with the prospect that if the'
robber Isn't stopped he will take two
billions or more In the next H0 years.
Wll ?? ? -
........ ..-i iu.?i iinciu-ui^iiuism (lis
eov' p (1 by Russell and Hutchinson ;
may look 1 i 1 ??. however small he may
be, he should lie chased out of the
country and off the earth, writes John
A I lowland in Chicago Tribune. A
step in -,i) dinction has already been
taken, < v< n be fore the announcement
of tin? discovery It was learned some
time ago that certain bacteria were ;
gener.'itod by tlx- iiitr<a!>i< ilon of rii- I
I rates into the s-oil ami ; hat those bac- '
j teria were the "Jt r?Hit;," of the earth.
Certain plant.-, such a the legumes '
were found to !> peculiarly adapted to
the culture of the:.- >;<io<1 bacteria."'
That is why alfalfa Is I ng heralded i
as a Rood thing for the I armor to
: ulnnt
I Ilut the process of raising the fertll i
ity malting bacteria liy natural process I
is rather slow, so man decided to help
nature along. These bacteria have the
faculty ot extracting the nitrogen from
the air and introducing it into the
earth A process has been invented
by which the nitrogen is artificially < \
i trailed from the air, formed into a
! powder, and the powder used to fertilize
the soil. This eliminates a long
i process of natural fertilization. However,
if some one can ilnd a way to
i prevent the fertility from being eaten
I up by the micro organism, he will
make artifn mi ft rilization unnecessary.
Protect the Lawn.
If leaves have fallen on the lawn,
. t . ... ? .. .. .
m i iu*'iii n iuiiiii Mific (itiririK the win
r They will rvo a.s a protection
> the sward. You ma; not think
that the award needs any protection,
li If you do i i think it rerelvcs a
Ik 11? fit from site li a eovering as leaves i
provide, take < ervations, tlWn sea
Bon. Vou will find n< xt spring, that
th" grass where the leaves were
thickest Is greener and stronger than
elsewhere, and it will start Into growth
sooner In the spring
Costs \'cry and Make Gcod,
Ssrv-ceable Highways?It Is the
Poor M; n's Friend.
"We have irore than once pointed
out," says Southern Good Roads, "that
where a bond issue or a heavy road
tax is impossible owing to the
strength of tho opposition or to poverty,
there can be nevertheless perfectly
Rood earth roads built at very
small expense. The chief thing is cooperat
ion among the people of tlie I
community. There is no excuse for
a bad road in any village or farming
section?none whatever. For the
split-log drag is tho poor man's friend,
and with it any people, however poor,
however far from the day of macadam,
can make and enjoy good roads.
"Let us take, for example, a stretch
of bad road in the country. Say it is
ten miles in length and that ten
farmers live at Intervals along its
course. It is very bad in summer and
next to impassable in winter. Those
ten farmers decide that they are not
going to put up with hole** and ruts
and washouts any longer, and they
come together. Thev airree that thev
will divide the road into ten sections
of one mile each, and every farmer Is
to take charge of a mile. They select
one of their number to act as foreman
of all. They fall to work and
build split-log drags. These cost practically
nothing. The office of public
roads, United States department of agriculture,
will gladly furnish information
as to the construction, and If possible
will doubtless send an expert tc
give preliminary instructions.
"When the farmers hnv? everything
ready, the foreman calls them out !
after iach rain to drag their several j
sections. This is repeated until with
in an amazingly short time that miser |
aoio oiu road Has been transformed
into a splendid highway, smooth, well
drained, well-shaped, a thing of beauty
and a joy forever, without the expenditure
of enough money for the farmers'
to miss it. They receive incalcula
ble benefit from the road, and it
serves as an object lesson to the rest
of their county, causing others to go
and do likewise, until in the course
of no great time the road situation
in the county has been revolutionized
Mid the way paved for the day when
permanent stone roads will be built.
"Why not try it in your community?"
Few Hours' Work This Fall Will Materially
Add to Corn Crop Yield ,
Next Year.
The importation of soleoting and
drying seed corn in the fall oannot bo
too strongly urged. A good drying
rack is a groat convenience and may
easily be; made. The rack should bo |
I- ; |]
,J' 1 '
Seed Corn Drying Rack.
placed in a dry room, hut one that is >
not too waritii
Hy tin' use of this rnck it will bo
easy t<> keep certain grades of corn
separate \ few hours' work this fall
may increase the corn crop very materially
next year.
^ p| |
Organic matter is very essential in!
a soil.
A fertile soil is the first tiling sought
by the pioneer.
The roots should iill he In the J
trench by this tin." in the northern
I.eave no piece of work half done.)
Drive the hoops down good on every
j' :l> you do.
It will he much easier to husk corn
this month than during the few com.
ing months.
Knniet lines the lee rrnn enmno
No matter when It conies, bo ready
ior ii It may bo your only chance.
Pulling and chopping out the big
weeds in the garden and truck<
patches will lie In order lintil frost.
invest In a gallon or two of paint;
and go over the Implements. Cover j
(tie teel parts with raw linseed oil.
My covering tomato vines with
clothfl or matting when frosts come
the yield may he prolonged for Home,
t inie.
All hinges on the barn doors and
gules will work easier if oiled occa 1
f-ionaUy. <!et out the oil can if you
have one.
A good use for weeds and old vines
iioiu in> h'n'i' ii in ?wni|iii i. r.vcry I
body who maLntjilns a garden nhould
also k<<-p a compost heap, where
everything that will rot and enrich
th? soil can be thrown from time tc 1
tln>?. |
f I -
? "~"~1 Marvin
the Chicago
f 4 for nearly 2
itflW/ ~S) accept the
u' jffl'' . ^ tors. Mr.
' sj, Wgj) >cur- ,s 1,1
rV / able men ir
vW Vwf'8 no ,nan
vir mk. A. 1 more widel:
WM rf i? known 1:
rosuU of a
K7 M,?n *n,
in Chicago
r.ols and Missouri Telegraph company,
ice In I860, and until 1802 he wan con
and train master of the St. L>ouls, Alto
1862 to 1864 he was superintendent ol
It was (luring the lnttor period thn
feat that has never been surpassed,
the road to movo a largo detachment
\va3 lloodod with traffic. The force I
magnitude of the problem, whereupon
patcher's key and performed tho task
expense of 72 hours of continuous se
later he found that he had been promo
tendent of the road.
In 1870 Mr. llughltt left the servlcc
eral manager of tho St. Paul road, ar
Induced him to become the manager o
In 1872 accepted the position of generr
railroad, after which his rise to tho p
by the constantly increasing important
road world.
One of the most remarkable thlnj
western's board Is the fact that at the
and does a more strenuous day's work
15 years younger. The fact that ho
five living generations In the Hughitl
took the most perfect care of himself,
1 The gre
more than
markahle nt
recent ralln
,}'0t l? ru'n
^ French rcpt
I3orn in
law. Would lie have been content t
$8,000 dot, play the violin, sing admiral
politics? Ho was not of the ruling s(
possible great-hearted, ho certainly fe
understood 1:1m and swore by him.
liuying a second hand press in Pa
alone with a horse and wagon, and witl
and launched the Democracy of the \\
of the ruling classes, and so, for one i
bnrrod as a lawyer.
He quit St. Nazalre, his career app.
to write. Paris socialists were edified 1
subjects. His articles in the Lanterne
ness hi.<1 boldness. They expressed t
self?as if it were the workingman wh
He walked into the sovereign ofilce
in 190G, and now, as simply, he has wnl
at its head. No one realizes how he do
fireworks. He steps through cruel dit
After n
America ha
in? ovor 11
I won l ii >r ?
York, and I
' "' ^rmul
"' ' . ' '^' ^ storlod wo
passed in tt
Ir.K- Tho baro structure alone cost $.'?.
And tin* copper kin;< lias roared t
yoars ago was tin- daughter of a poor
Jior namo was Anna l.a Cluippelle, a
mended hor to tho oaro of S nator ('la
Tho senator sent his ward to tho
hor progress was so marked as to onus
her studies. It was during't!i!h pcrlo<
began to realize that his affection for h
order. While society was busy linkim
eligible young la<ly. he became assured
his own, and asked her to become h
..iff "'"i 1 John 0
J&r AH th<> Tin
//, \ the prfKcr
1 J of iMiSHOll
"Kll,l0r, W
v'|, x-r p From boy
k // somebody.
n licked his
plnoH ns it
^*e%?/'L Ire, and 01
:/V I '"
Hot hiwl 1
of Nebraska. The force nn<l cflicienoy
demonstrated to his admiring fellow
llartigan has overbalanced the popularl
William Jennings Uryan. Westerners t
gun has lots of it.
(r. t- t. .1. f T A"'?g"A "A?A A Ay
!C-^XT^XY t Y V?V t v V.
:ad resigns [
l-Iughltt, who has been president of
i and Northwestern Railway company
!4 years, has given up that position to
chairmanship of the board of direcHughltt,
who 1b In his seventy-third
ninny ways one of the most remarki
the railway service. There probably
in the railroad world today who is
f known and yet about whom so little
[i detnll as Mr. Hughltt. This is the
lifelong policy of doing things rather
u>.ji ii 111 vjtmiuit, vvH.vukh cuuiuy, in. x.,
i began his career aa a telegraph oporjany
for the New York and Buffalo
company In 1852. In 1851 be located
find worked as an operator for the 1111Mr.
Hughltt entered tho railway servsecutlvcly
superintendent of telegraph
n and Chicago nt Bloomlngton. From
r tilt southern division of the Illinois
,t Mr. Hughltt performed an operating
Tho government suddenly called upon
of troops nt a time when the road
jecamo somewhat demoralized at the;
Mr. Hughltt took his place at the dlawithout
interruption to traflic, at the
rvlce. When ho awakened two days
ted to the position of general superin:
of the Illinois Central to become gennl
a year later George M. Pullman
f the Pullman company. Mr. Hughltt
il superintendent of the Northwestern
residency was rapid and was marked
ju oi me system in tne western rail- j
5s about the chairman of the North*
age of seventy-three he is able to dri
than most railway presidents who arct i
came from sturdy stock, there being ;
L family, with the fact also that hcj !
accounts for his remarkable activity.
nt railroad strike in France brought j
ever to the notice of the world a re- ;
an. On the reassembling of the chainities
Premier lirland created some- ]
sensation by declaring that he had I
igh confessions of the leaders of the j
>ad strike, that there was a deliberate |
France by violence, anarchy and civil ;
low prime minister and master of the !
ibllc, was nobody ton years ago. At
<; was an outsider, and, worse, seemtire
even as a lawyer. Suddenly he
uii came easy to Mm. Kasy is the
seems to characterize him now and
St. N'azarlne. he conquered a degree of
i) plead party wall eases, marry an
>lv, beat them all at billiards and talk 1
t of St. Nazairo. Possibly resentful, 1
It for the workingtnen, who at onco (
rin, lie took It from the freight office
1 one boy put it together, set the type
'est. Krland excited great animosity
vason or another, he got himself dis- |
xrently broken at the start, and began j
>y the young stranger's grasp of their
became at once noted for tlielr clear- !
Ik- discontented workingman t> him- I
o wrote them.
of French deputy, first In 1902, again i
lrn.1 !?#,% ?l.~ 1.1 * ..... ...
.. . .mw inr uuuiut'i? aim pui mmseir
s It. All happens tranquilly, without
Tlcultles without effort.
in* venrs tin* most costly house in
s I 'tii finally completed, and president
be a petite young lady who has
ay tn this queenly position through !
which once threatenod to upset a secshlngton
politics. The house is that
\V. A Clark of Montana and New
s situated at the corner of Fifth aveventy
seventh street, Manhattan,
ise, when viewed Irom the exterior,
her heavy and massive for the space
ut. once within, one appreciates the
i.v of It all. Bach of tlx* nlno stories
vltli every concelvable adjunct of comtury;
from top to bottom is a store of
alth and mechanical device unsurmodern
construction of bouse build"Od.OOO.
!its palace for one who not ho many
physician In Montana. At that time
nd her father, dying penniless, com- ,
rl<, urging his interest in her musical
Host on Conservatory of music, where
e hlrii to send her to Paris, to perfect
I, says Human Life, that the senator
Is ward was of more than the fatherly
C his name with that of nearly every i
his ward's feelings wero the same .as
is wife.
Hantaan, HrHigadler-tienernl of the
National Guard, frequently designated
itotype of "Fighting Hob" Evans, Is a
is figure, particularly In the West at
it time Forty years of age, a nativo
nl, he is described as a natural born, \
ho never knows when he Is beaten. |
hood Ilartigan was always "llckintr" I
After his school days wero over hoi i
opponents in two races for the mayorIrhiiry.
In IKftT lie went to (lie I'hllip-,
private soldier and came home a capdid
some gallant work in active servi
his return was successively promoted]
sent position of honor and usefulness^
in is known as a knight of the mailed;
ie is one-Id ten shot as a favorite sonj
of his military career have been fully
citizens, and It has come about that,
ty of that other Illustrious Xebraskan^
idmlrc pluck, and It 1b said that llartl
nil III I ?????????????
"I would rather preserve the health of c
nation than be tti ruler."?M UN YON.
Thousands of people who are suffering
with colds are about today. Tomorrow
they may be prostrated with pneumonia.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound
of cure. Get a 25 cent bottle of Munyon's
Cold Cure at the nearest drug
i store. This bottle may be conveniently
carried in the vest pocket. If you are
not satisfied with the effects of the remedy,
sond us your empty bottle and wo
will refund your money. Munyon's Cold
Cure will snecrlilv hronl.- ?m .nil f<ir??u
colds and prevent grippe (in<l pneumonia.
It checks discharges of the nose anil eyes.
Btojfa sneezing, allays inflammation ami
fe ver, and tones up the svstem.
If you need Medical Advice, write to
Munyon's Doctors. They will carefully
diagnose your case and advise you by
mail, absolutely free. You arc under no
obligat ion.
Address MunyonV Doctors, Munyon's
Laboratory. 53d and JelTerson strcetB, I'llil*
adelphia. l^a.
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This Institute Treats Club Feet, Diseases
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