TOPEKA STATE -TOTJTlAI WEDNESDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 1. 1902.
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WILL TREAT WATEK.
Santa Fe Constructing New Plant at
At Dodge City the Santa Fe has com
menced the erection of a plant for
treating water o remove the incrtist
ants which have uroven so detrimental
to the boilers of its locomotives, the in
stitution to be operated by the Ken
nicott Water Softener company of Chi
cago which has promised to take charge
of a number of these plants along the
line. The one at Dodge City will have
a capacity of 8.000 gallons an hour.
There are to be three others. One at
Syracuse, Kan., whose output will be
4.000 rallons hourly: at Lamar, Col., 4,
000; and at La Junta, Col., 2,500 gallons.
The chemicals used in removing the
destructive constituents are lime and
sodium carbonate but entire plant is an-
elnborste- one.' - It is nrobnbie trrafthi-H
is a move which will not end until all
along the Santa Fe lines iilaees .for
treating the water used in the engine
boilers are built. The cost is great, but
the expense of keeping flues and boiler
parts in repair is an item one of the
largest which the we-tern railroads
have to nay but which she does not
confront so strongly the lines of the
Casey at the Bat
"Washington, Oct. 1. The navy de
partment has received a cablegram an
nouncing the arrival of Hear Admiral
Pilas Casey aboard his flagship, the
Wisconsin, at Panama, after an almost
unequaled run down the Pacific coast of
3.277 miles in one day less than two
weeks. Rear Admiral Casey will as
Burae general command of the American
naval forces on the isthmus.
One Fare for the Round Trip
To Boston and return, via Nickel Plate
road, October 7 to 11, account nv-eting
of Brotherhood of St. Andrews. By de
positing tkktts at Boston and paying
fee of E0o, extended return limit of No
vember 12 may be obtained. Through
vestibuled sleeping cars and first class
tier vice in every respect. Cheap rates to
all New England points. Write John Y.
Calahan. 113 Adams St., Chicago, for
Kansas City and Return $2.00 via
Fall Festival, tickets on sale October
3rd to 7th. finU limit October 13th. Eight
trains a day in each direction.
"let tho GOLD DUST
Don't use soap for your cleaning.
is more convenient, cheaper and better than Soap
at any price. It softens hard water, lessens labor
and injures nothing.
Made only by THE N. K. FAIRBANK COMPANY,
Chicago, New York, Boston. St, Louis. Makers cf OVAL FAIRY SOAP
Santa Fe Adopts a New Train
Invented by Amos McKanna, an
GETS A GOOD PRICE.
Reward for Four Years of Work
Train Orders Can Be Given to
Trains in Motion.
Amos McKanna, an old Santa Fe en
gineer at Emporia, has been in Topeka
this week closing up a contract with the
Santa Fe for the adoption by that road
of a device for giving train orders to
engineers on engines going at full speed.
This invention has just been patented
bv McKanna. and will be at once
put into use on all parts of the Santa
Fe system. It will be manufactured at
the Santa Fe shops in this city.
M. McKanna was injured four years
ago in a Santa Fe wreck at Evans, near
Strong City, and since that time has
turned his attention to inventions. His
efforts are row rewarded, for he states
that under his contract with the Santa
Fe he gets a good price for his inven
tion, besides annual passes for himself
and his wife for life. The contract
leaves Mr. McKanna free to sell his de
vice to other railroads, and indications
are that it will prove itself of great
value and come into general use
throughout the country.
The invention consists of a large wire
loop fastened to the end of a stout stick.
Attached to the look is a metallic case
containing a written copy of the orders
tor .the locomotive engineer or conduc
tor. On the stick is a signal lamp and
a rsflectoi, to give notice to the engi
neer of the oncoming train that orders
are awaiting him.
The station agent holds up the loop
within reach of the engineer, who
grasps it as he tlies past. The wire loop
with the orders attached automatically
detaches itself from the stick and the
This invention will obviate the neces
sity of stepping heavy trains at small
stations for orders. Instead, the orders
are telegraphed ahead of the train to
the station agent, who immediately ar
ranges his signalling device and awaits
the train. Without slackening speed the
engineer gets the orders.
It is believed by Mr. McKanna and the
Santa Fe officials that the invention will
not only be a great saving of time, but
will also be productive of economy in
operating trains. It costs considerable
money to stop a fast train, and the less
stops th more saving there is in train
Mr. McKanna says that in his numer
ous tests of the invention it has never
failed to work satisfactorily. He has
repeatedly passed train orders to engi
neers on Santa Fe trains running 60
miles an hour, and he believes that there
is no more trouble in giving orders to
trains at such high rates of speed than
to slower trains.
JOINT LINE THROUGH TEXAS.
Santa Fe and Bock Island Said to Be
in the Deal.
Galveston. Tex., Oct. 1. From a re-
-Mable-sourfe tt in learned that the Rock
Island and the Santa Fe are contem
plating the construction of a joint line
from some point in the Indian Territory
on the Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf to
Galveston. The Kock Island and the
Santa Fe extend to Fort Worth and a
new line will be built from that city to
Dallas, connecting with the main line
extension of the two roads from Dallas
When the Rock Island first deter
mined to build from Fort Worth to deep
water at Galveston it was proposed to
use the Santa Fe's main line, the two
roads to use this jointly. It was decid
ed later that the grade of the Santa Fe
could not be lowered to a degree to niace
it in the best condition for competition
with the Gould and Southern Pacific
lines, and it was then proposed that the
two systems combine in building a new
line through Texas, which would in
clude Dallas and Houston, the two
largest and most imporan commercial
centers in north and south Texas.
The Santa Fe will continue to use its
main line for local freight and the San
ta Fe and the Rock Island will use the
new line jointly for through freight.
HUNTERS FOR HOMES.
Southwestern Lines Announce One
Way Raters for Colonists.
C. M. Pratt, chairman of the South
western Passenger bureau, has com
pleted the promulgation of the an
nouncement cf a one-way colonist rate
to southwestern territory, effective on
homeseekers' dates from October, 190.;,
to April, 1903. inclusive.
These one-way colonist rates will be
twins do your work-"
good for continuous passage, transit
limits to be shown in the various rate
sheets, at $2 In addition to one-half of
the regular standard one-way first-class
The low rates will be effective with
the second homeseekers' date in Octo
ber, Tuesday, the 21st, and continuing
until the last homeseekers' excursion
date of April, 1903, which will be the
third Tuesday of that month.
This rate is second class and not good
in standard sleepers, and will be in
effect from St. Louis, Kansas City.
Memphis and other Mississippi and Mis
souri river gateways. The rate will be
tendered to connecting lines for basing
The following lines will participate in
this arrangement: The Santa Fe, the-
Bock Island Pacific, the Rock Island &
lexas, the Choctaw, the El Paso &
Northeastern, the Fort Worth & Den
ver City, the Gulf, Colorado & Santa
Fe, the Houston & Texas Central, the
international & Great Northern, the-
Missouri, Kansas & Texas, the "Katy
in Texas, the Missouri Pacific, the San
Antonio & Aransas Pass, the St. Louis
& ban t rancisco, the St. Louis, Iron
Mountain & Southern, tiie St. Louis
southwestern, the Cotton Belt in Texas,
tne Southern Pacific, the Texas & Pa
cific, and the Texas Midland.
On October 6 these lines will take up
the matter of establishing a central
Dureau m fet. Louis, and a proposition to
vote $50,000 to the maintenance of the
bureau, the purpose of which will be to
auveruse tne southwest.
GEEK, STOPPED EUNAWAY.
Plucky Operator Boarded a Flying
Locomotive Near Houston.
From the EI Paso Times.!
"Stop 631; she's running: wild," was
the order sent out from the Southern
Pacific dispatcher's office in Houston
one night last week at 11 o'clock. No.
631 is an oil burning switch engine do
ing duty in the Southern Pacific vards
The engine was on the main line and in
some unaccountable way took wing3
and started off. There was a rush to
capture the runaway, but to no avail.
Then the assistance of the telegraph
was invoked, cnane Junction was call
ed and told to look out for the run
away. Instantly Operator Geer at the
latter coint was on the alert. He gave
the signal and with Watchman Me
Quordale and Yard Clerk Bruce Fergu
son awaited the coming of the fugitive.
i he engine showed up in a few minutes
going at the rate of 12 or 15 miles an
hour. Taking a running start Operator
Greer boarded the engine and in a mo
ment was in the cab. Grasping the lever
he quickly brought the runaway to a
standstill, and in a minute or two had
her on a sidetrack. Just then an extra
hove in sight from Blodgett and blew
for the crossing, coming in the direction
that the wild machine had been racing
a few minutes before. Use of the wire
and the quickness of Operator Greer
and his fellow workmen had prevented
a serious wreck.
AFTER MORE LAND.
Union Pacific Working Their "Right
of Way" Claim Near Wamego.
The Wamego Times says: A. TJ. P,
agent has been here this week trying to
make leases of a strip of land 50 feet
wide upon either side of the company's
right of way, claiming that 200 feet
wide was granted the company by con
gress prior to the issuing of patents in
the oid Pottawatomie reserve, and in
two tracts owned bv the Peaks in sec
tion 12-10-8, one piece owned by Young
kampf in sect'on 11-10-8. and another
owned by D. V. Sorague in section 14-10-9.
All the land adjoining the rail
way east of Wamego, in the Pottawa
tomie reserve, is affected, as the lease
agent, C. A. Mathews, informs us. No
land owner, however, will acknowledge
the companyTs claim without protest,
and it will no doubt end in a lawsuit.
This is the same sort of a fisht the
Union Pacific is making all along its
line, and T. F. Garver of this city is
attorney for some of the narties who
are fighting the claim of the railway.
HELP FOR HARDING.
Wm. Cotter Appointed Manager of
General Manager's Office.
The Missouri Pacific system has ere
ated a new office, that of manager, and
William Cotter, general superintendent
of the Iron Mountain, has been promoted
to the position. He will take charge of
the operation of the Missouri Pacific
and the Iron Mountain and the leased
operated and independent lines of the
system on October 1. His headquarters
will be in t-t. Bouis.
This new office is made necessary on
account of the increased mileage and
business of the Missouri Pacific system.
The department of general manager
of the Missouri Pacific is now practical
ly under the jurisdiction of three ofn
cials. They are: Russell Harding, third
vice president and general manager;
William Cotter, manager; F. J. McLean,
assistant to general manager.
C 0FFE YVILLE AGENT SCORES.
Kansa3 Man Appointed Industrial
Agent for Missouri Pacific.
The Missouri Pacific and Iron Moun
tain yesterday announced a second new
ollice. T. B. Fogg, agent at Coffeyvllle.
Kan., has been appointed industrial and
immigration agent, with headquarters
in St. I-ouis.
Mr. Fogg will have in charge, in con
junction with the traffic department, all
immigration in the territory traversed
by the system and the locatinz of new
industries along its lines.
The announcement is made by Rus
sell Harding, third vice president and
general manager, with the approval of
C. G. Warner, second vice president.
The appointment will become effective
Druggists Going to Monterey.
Visitors and doIoRatea to the national
convention of the Wholesale Drug-gists' as
sociation, passed through Topeka late this
afternoon in a special Santa Fe train of
seven cars running from Chicago to Los
Ane-eles cn a schedule equal to that of th-?
California limited, their destination heing
Monterey, whre they pro m session Tues
day of next veelc. The equipment in whicV
they travlr'd consisted oi a diner and
i composite car and five wl- vestibule
1 fclcepfrs. George V. Hacrcnburh, general
' i-nt for the passenger department ct
Kar.ns City. accompani"d the train
?prcsenting the Santa Ke com
Seven Cars of Spikes.
"Within the last week seven car loads
track spil'.o havrt been shipped out of ilere
by me storp department to he vsed at qil
trent points on the system, largely on
pome of the pretentions which the company
is building. Tncpday the unloading of 700
kec-s of spikes w.T3 commenced, that quan
lity to be retained here and i:sed as tic
ABOUT RAILROAD PEOPLE.
John Taylor, a machinist, has been out
all week owing to sickness.
Addie Rayhcisrn was hired Tuesday
morning as a blacksmith helper
Locomotive 2307 has been turned out o
the shops after receiving general ov?r
William Hercules, who helps on a nro in
the spriiiK shop, has been laid up sicK for
H. Shipman. srecial apprentice, was
Kansas City today inspecting wheels for
Joseph Matthews, a mill employe. '
has been out of his place a wek. is re
.......-;. a- fpota an iiirtfiSg and will Drob&bly
be ready to resume operations In a few
ays.v i . . . . j..
James C Bunds was'srlven a number for
e-mployment jn the water service as a la-
porer .Tuesday. ' ; -
Earl Petrie. a machinist annrentice in
he south shop, has cone to Kansas Citv
to attend the autumn festivities.
Joseph Cramer, form lv r machinist in
Topeka shops, has be? engaged in the
painting ot the Sixth street viaduct.
Henry Ottineer found his nlace in tho
both r shop Tuesday after bein laid up
three weeks with a cold on the lungs.
Brakemen Cook. Holmes and Slack have
been engaged recently' to assist the train
department in handling the stock busi
Robert Stock well, a Backer in the store
department, will leave soon for a vacation
trip ot ten clays, it will be spent in Chi
cago. Elmer Hollum, who assisted the dav
oilr, has been ori defy nights for a short
time while a gang of r:en has been em
ployed. The little son of Thomas Hairsine of the
boilermaking department, who was takn
everely sick witn croup one day last week,
Peter Schrcch. who hs found a liveli
hood in Robert Graham's scrap gang, has
been shifted to the pool of laborers in tho
Clyde Wilson, an operator in the office
of the Santa Fe dispatcher at Wellington.
will commence running on the road as a
DraKeman at once.
Frank O'Brien, who served his time in
the Topeka boiler shop, has grone to Den
ver trom Herington. wnere he has a joo
with tne .Kock island.
William Mitchell of the night force in
the machine shop has gone south for a
brief trip. He will probably return the
atter cart of the week.
Fred Senion. foreman of a force of la-
boreis in the machine shop, has been out
for about a week owing to a si--'ge of fever
with which he is anectea.
Arthur Gilyeat. who has been doing mes
seneer service in the office of Mechanical
Engineer Grafstrom. has gone to Argen
tine to work lor Master Mechanic Hamil
There were a number of absences fiom
he ranks Tuesday owing to the work on
engine 261 in the south shop, which kopt
a large gang on duty all of the night pre
Meredith Shockley has been given
a transfer from the lumber yard to Floyd
Jones' gang, repairing Pintsch gas and
Baker heater fixtures in passenge
S. N. Peck, head draftsman in the car
department, and A. C. Magurger. one cf
hi3 subordinates, left todoy for Chicago to
attend to business affairs for the Santa
General Secretary Prout of the Railroad
Y. M. C. A., after an illness lasting six or
eight weeks, is able to be out for a short
drive on good days. He has been suffering
from typhoid fever.
Warren Owen, a boilcrmalter helper,
lrew his time Tuesday. This time he has
been in the employment of the company
only a few weeks, but before that he Was
here a number or montn3.
All the brass foundry employes were
civen a rest luesdav ait?rnoon wnne tn
storehouse people went over tne stock ot
raw and hnished material. This invoice
taking occurs once a year.
W. R. Carter, who has had contracts
for most of the new shop buildings, also
has been given the Jcvb ot erecting tne two
laboratories in the vicinity of the other
structures ot the new plant.
One of the new pieces of equipment
which the water service has drawn
centl" is a lathe which has oetn set up
and put in operation in the corner of the
cast wing occupied py mat department
Pat Todd, a helper in the boilermaking
department, had to make a trip to the
hospital luesaay morning in tne interests
of healing a wound caused by a flying
piece of steel hitting him in the forehead.
It is announced that the new in
freight depot of the Santa Fe at Kansas
Pit-v is nhoiit half comnleted. An ' out
station is to be built, but the Job has ad
vanced little beyond trie blue-print stage.
T. M. Ramsdell. general car inspector,
has gone to Chicago to Insoect the- new re
frigerator cars which the American Car
and Foundry company is constructing for
the Santa Fe. There are 1,ZjU in tne or
Geortre Veal of the boiler shop had his
hand bruised about a- week ago by some
hot rivet scales. At first it got better, bet
Saturday it took a turn for the worse and
probably he will not get in under another
Ernest Gustafson. the field yard painter
who last week was named to go to Los
Angeles, Cal., and take charge of the
freight car men there, left for that point
today. He has not been long employed in
Anderson Boyd had his force of water
service men getting out the material for
the four new tan nouses oi tne couer ami
machine shoo today. There will be more
of the material to follow to b-3 used for
John Cliiimer. roal shoveler at tht mill
has been laving off for a number of days
owing to poor health. His daughter Daisy.
wno recently ieit nome surrepuimusij aim
then returned only to take to her bed, is
now up and around.
Richard Brownfield of the Santa Fe dis
patcher's office at Wellington, is recover-
g trom a severe umess wnicn nas ivei.i
him in Toneka hospital for some weeks.
After his release from that institution he
expects to take a. rest oi m days.
P. Donovan, foreman of the air brake
room in the machine shop, was expend
to be in charge or his men toeiay, alter
an absence of a week spent in Cleburne
Tex., where he was putting in 30me equip
ment for the same- department of the Gulf
Mrs. M. P. Holland is here from St
Touis. Mo., the guest of her brothers
ninmas and William Hairsine ot Topeki
shops. She was accompanied here by her
husband, who went on to Mangum. Ok.,
and after a short while she will join him
Tt was nprpRsarv for the Topeka wrecker
to retrace the stens which it took Monday-
morning and go back Tuesday to the scene
of the derailment on tne wavenwonii u,m
Topeka branch. Since the new steel wrecK
ing derrick has been put in 3trvice it is
much easier for the. crew to accomplish
its rnrnose in clearing the tracks ana gec-
tine derailed or disabled equipment back
on the rails. The wooden machine is still
held here and used for odd jobs.
I nula Tinehrie. foreman of the tank build
ers, brought his crew into Topeka Tuesday
morning and the same afternoon tfce men
boarded No. 1 for Dodge City, where they
are to erect some tanks to be used by the
Kennicott Water Soltener company tor us
nncrjifinti in treeing tne water wim-ii tne
Santa Fe engines use of all Incrustants
Th? gang has had under con-tructlon
water tank at Williamsneld, 111.
Thomas Pflxtnn. sunerintendent of ma
chine-rv and equipment for the Colorado
nnrt Southern wss around the Shops 1 VIC'S
day. Mr. Paxtor. accompanied the other
officials of that road on tneir journey
hrn-p from St. Tenuis, where they naa oeeu
for the nurnr.se of placing an order for
ears Mr Paiton went with his son Fre
to Lfavette. where the young man has
enrolled as a student in Purdue univer
George W. Smith, whoso promotion wa
announced two oays ago. oecomi-s ioum
travclinsr mechanical supei inteiident. hav
ing under his jurisdiction the &bop3'ani:
lnenmotlvcs of the entire Illinois Centra
system. Mr. Smith, as it is now under
stood, is one of three assistants to the su
perintendent of machinery, the others be-in.-
acnifrn((i to rhnrfff" of the. ears of th
system "and other direct connection with
the motive power department.
John Layne. who has charge of th'
nrlnrnment of the in3ide of the new noli
and machine shop, is still unable to get the
number ot men tnat ne wouia n.-se to imv.
frtc that rtirtirse. Twenty more were need
eel this morning. Layne has had eight
movable platforms constructed for the use
of his workmen. These can be rolled alon;
the west side of the building and on them
ladders are placed trom wnicn tne pain
ers are able to put on the paint.
Boston and Heturn $19.03 via Erie
Chicago to Boston and return $19 via.
Erie Railroad. Tickets on sale Oct. 7th
to 11th, inclusive, good to return on or
before Oct. 13th. By deposit and pay
ment of fifty cents, extension limit to
Nov 12th mav be obtained. Throu
sleeper. For time-tables and detailed
information apply to Mr. A. W. Moore.
Traveling Passenger Agent Erie Rail
road, Kansas City, Mo.
TABLE AND KITCHEN.
Conducted by JJda Ames Willis, Mar
quette building, Chicago, to whom ail
inquiries should be addressed.
All rights reserved by Banning com
pany, Chicago. - ,
The Grape and Its Use.
The origin of the grape is obscure.
owing to its great antiquity, but we
nave evidence that it was one or the
earliest fruits cultivated. Whether its
intrinsic value was understood and rec
ognized by the ancient and primitive
usbandmen of Noah's time, or whether
because of their deliclousness and re
freshing juices the grape was a reign-
ng ravonte with the Greeks long te-
ore Homer s time, the remotest history
cites that wine pressed from grapes was
considered the appropriate offering to
tne deity among the Hebrews, and to
the gods among all the polytheistic na
tions. The grape, following the course of
other fruits in their dispersion through
out the different parts of the earth, has
Become one of the most important ana
luscious fruits of the new world. While
we have certain well known varieties
r native grape, the finest and most
luscious varieties of those which thrive
out doors or are cultivated in grape
ries east of the Mississippi, have been
brought to us from the vineyards
planted hundreds of years ago acrosa
tne sea. (irapes are so beautiful and de
licious; so nourishing, and, believed to
possess curative qualities as well, they
should be cultivated in sufficient quanti
ties to come within the means of all
during the greater part of the year.
They should be served more frequently
as a dessert than the sweet dishes.
which are often too rich and complete to
follow a hearty meal.
The grape cure, which generally prc
duces tte best results, owes much of its
success, no doubt, to abstemiousness
from rich diet, but aided by a good sup
porting diet and the fair amount of ex
ercise involved, as the patients must
take their doses direct from the vine.
Change of air and scene may likewise
play a considerable part in the cure.
Grapes, when taken in excess, will act
as aperients; they are recommended to
persons who suffer from disorders in
duced by sedentary habits. While
grapes are enjoyed by almost every one
and are in most all cases beneficial, the
quantity eaten must vary to suit indi
vidual cases and physical conditions.
W Ith the exception of dates it is stated
that grapes exceed all other fruits in
the amount of sugar they contain. In
the unripe fruit the extremely sour juice
in the skin overpowers completely the
weetness of the grape itself, and in the
green grape the juice is sweeter than
the whole fruit. The acid of grapes is
mainly tartaric acid combined with pot
ash, lime and magnesia.
Prof. Lebert in his observations on
the "grape cure" recommends it "to
those who are neither ill or well, who
are fatigued by a two. exciting and
somewhat intemperate life; or, weak
ened by severe illness, are convalescing
lowly; or who, leading habitually a
too sedentary and too laborious exist
ence, find under proper hygienic condl-
ions, with the grapes to regulate the
digestive functions, that the passage of
debility and fatigue into real disease
may often be prevented."
1 he aperient effect of the grapes may
not be noticed at once, but will usually
show itself after a few days.
In prescribing the cure, the nature of
the disease should be considered, as this
will determine the quantity of fruit to
be taken per day.
A beverage fast growing into popular
favor because of its cH-liciousness and
its being wholly free from alcohol is the
unfermented juice of the grape. It
used for communion service, festival
wine, as a flavoring In many forms of
desserts and also as a valuable unstim
uiating tonic. It Is easily made at
home if one desires to manufacture
their own beverage, although there are
guaranteed brands on the market.
o make untermented wine or grape
juice select a very juicy variety o;
grape, like Concord; they should be well
ripened but perfect. W ash them thor
oughly through cold water, pick from
the stems and put in double boilers or
in vessels which may be fitted over oth
ers containing boiling water. Do not
add w-ater to the grapes but scald them
thoroughly until the skins burst open.
Pour into jelly bags made of two thick
nesses ot cheesecloth and let the juice
drain oft witnout squeezing the fruit.
If tiie juice is not perfectly clear strain
again. Allow tour pounds of best gran
ulated or crushed loaf sugar to every 25
pounds of fruit. Bring to boiling point.
skim carefully and then bottle or seal
in cans like truit. Keep in a cool dark
place. If you seal up in bottles, first
boil the corks in hot water and be sure
that they are pounded in until the bottle
is perfectly airtight.
Select grapes of the best quality and
very juicy. Strip them from the stems
and wash thoroughly; reject all the im
perfect fruit. Put them in a porcelain
lined kettle, allowing half a pint of wa
ter to every three quarts of fruit. When
they begin to boil skim them them care
fully and allow to cook slowlv for ten
minutes. Pour boiling hot into jelly
bags and let all the clear Juice run .off;
STRANGER THAN FICTION.
A Remedy Which Has Revolutionized
the Treatment of Stomach Troubles,
The remedy is not heralded as a won
derful discovery nor yet a secret patent
medicine, neither is it claimed to cure
anything e.cept dyspepsia, indigestion
and stomach troubles witn wnicn nine
out of ten suffer.
The remedy is in the form of pleas
ant tasting tablets or lozenges, contain
ing vegetable ana lruit essences, pur?
aseptic pepsin (government test,) golden
seal and diastase. The tablets are sold
by druggists under the name of Stuart's
Dyspepsia Tablets. Many interesting
experiments to test the digestive power
of Stuart's tablets show that one grain
of the active principle contained in them
is -sufficient to thoroughly digest 3.UW
grains of raw meat, eggs and other
Stuart's Tablets do not act upon the
bowels like after-dinner pills and cheap
cathartics, which simply irritate and in
flame the intestines without having any
effect whatever in digesting food or cur
If the stomacn can oe rested ana as
isted in the work of digestion it will
very soon recover its normal vigor, as
no organ is so much abused and over
worked as the stomacn.
: This is the secret, if there is any
secret, of the remarkable success of
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets, a remedy
practically unknown a few years ago
and now the most widely know n of any
treatment for stomach weakness.
Thi3 success has been secured entirel
upon its merits as a digestive pure ana
simple because there can be no stomach
trouble if the food is promptly digested
Stuart's Digestive Tablets act entirely
on the food eaten, digesting it com
pletely, so that it can be assimilated
into blood, nerve and tissue. They cure
dyspepsia, water brash, sour stomach,
gas and bloating after meals, becaus
they furnish the digestive power which
weak stomachs lack and unless that
lack is supplied it is useless to attemp
to cure by the use cC "tonics," "pills
and cathartics, which have absolutely
no digestive power.
Stuart s Dyspepsia Tablets can t
found at all drug stores and the regula
use of one or two of them after meals
will demonstrate the! merit better than
ftty ether argument.
Better When Old
Only pure vegetable oils are used in
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then squeeze the skins and pulp over a
separate kettle, as this iuice will not
be so clear and will need a secona
training and separate boiling. Boll the
liquid for half an hour, then bottle,
cork tightly, pour paraffine or sealing
fax over them and keep where it is
cool, dark and dry. This can be made
without suar if it can be kept in a
very cool place, otherwise it will be
safer to add a cup of sugar to every
quart of juice.
TO KEEP GRAPES FRESH.
The following method has oeen used
with perfect success by those who have
their own vines and is wortn trying at
least. Allow the grapes to remain on
the vines as long as possible without
their freezing. Select a cool, dry day
for gathering them. Handle them en
tirely by the stems to avoid nruismg
them and cut leaf and stem as long as
possible. Pick over carefully, rejecting
11 over-ripe, lmpertect ouncnes. ra
as soon as gatherea. isew, wooaen
cheese boxes with close fitting lids are
the best for packing, but heavy paste
board boxes, w ithout a break, will ans
wer nicely. Get a supply of dry cork
dust from the drug store; this is easilv
obtained and inexpensive, and is a
non-conductor of heat and will keep tne
grapes dry and in perfect condition. Put
a layer of the cork in the boxes, then
lay in the grapes carefully, not allowing
the ETPDes to touch one anotner. Lover
well with the cork dust and add another
layer of grapes, and continue in this
wav -until tho box is full. Put on the
covers and fasten down securely and
put the boxes in a dry. cool place and
they will keep for months.
Grapes are not canned entire on ac
count of their objectionai seeds. n
vou desire them for a sauce to serve
with rich fatty meat like roast pork or
goose, use the green grapes, and fox
grapes, if you can get them; ripe grapes
are nicer for other meats. .Stem the
grapes, wash and drain them, then pulp,
putting the skins in one earthen crock
and pulp into another. Place the crocks
n vessels of hot water ana neat siowiy.
Stir the pulp frequently, with a woexlen
spoon, to separate the seeds. Now rub
the pulp tnrougn a cotanaer to remove
the seeas; put it into a pi e- .-rung net
tle with the skins and allow half a j
pound of sugar to each quart of the
pulp and skin, if ripe grapes, and a lit
tle more lor tne green grapes, uniew
you like a very tart sauce. Boil the
whole until the skins are tender, then
can and seal.
Wild grapes that havejust commenced
to turn are the nicest for jelly but cul
tivated grapes which are just beginning
to ripen make a delicious and beautiful
jelly. If too ripe your jelly will not be
firm, while it will be dark colored. Wash
the grapes, stem them; put into a stone
crock or porcelain-lined kettle and
mash them until broken. Then heat
slowly until all the juice is drawn out.
Turn into cheesecloth jelly bags and
hang up to drain, do not squeeze until
the juice ceases to drip, then squeeze
the pulp remaining in the bags over
another kettle. Allow pint of sugar to
pint of juice. Heat the sugar in oven,
while the juice is boiling. Boil it ten
minutes, skimming until clear: then aetd
the sugar and boil ten minutes longer
(timing it from time it begins to boil
hard). If your fruit is in proper state
for jelly-making twenty minutes rapid
boiling will make a clear, firm, but
"quivery" jelly. Boiling it too long will
darken it and it will not be so delicate
CANNED GREEN GRAPES.
Stem the grappa, wash and drain. Pack
the grapes in stPrilized glass ;iars. shak
ing them elown well. jwaKe a syrup ot sn-
and water, one and a halt pjiinos ot
grantilateel sugar tn one onart of water
lor live quarts oi graphs, four in' svrup
over the grapes, nllowmg all the air bub
bles to escape, then lay the lids loosely em
the 1ars: put a trim nonrci m a large Doner
stand the .iars on this, nearly cover the
iars with hot wnter. put the lid on the
boiler and cook thp fruit for 15 minutfs.
then screw the lids down tightly and let
them stand where draft will not strike the
jars until cool ; try the lids, tightening
them if they require it.
Stem, wash and drain the grapes, mash
and cook sufficiently to strain out the
seeds and skina. rub through a colander
To eight pounds of grapes allow tour
pounds of sugar, one quart of vinegar and
cinnamon, cloves and allspice to suit? the
tast. Simmer until it is srrootii and quite
Mrs. W. VT. writes: Would you greatly
favor tne with a recipe for canning toma
toes? I have tried th"m three se-asons in
succession and each time some of the pint
jars have been sour. I Keep tnem in a
cool, dark ce-llar. Also how to n quinces,
if rot asking to much at one time?
Which Is best. 20 or 15 minutes, in fruit
juices after adding the sugar and it com
mences to boil, for making jelly?
Tomatoes must be perfect and not ripe
enough to be soft. The slightest sign of
"decay" condemns. the whole tomato and
makes it unfit for canning, as the small
ammint of ferment will taint- the whole
kettle full. They an best cooked in their
own juices, over boiling water, as in a
double hollsr. for two hours. See that jars,
tops and rubbers are perfect; do not use
old rubber bands. Sterilize iars and tons
thoroughly by baking or scalding: sve that
all air bubbles are out before sealing them
up. Observe these directions and you will
ctrtainlv have uo uble unless toma
the price and we
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serving, arrange halves in layers
covered with fruit, add sugar and
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OATMEAL MUSH AND DIABETES.
Dr. Pavy, of Kngland has shown that
diabetes is due to an imperfect digestion
of starch and its absorption in the blood.
It is impossible for the stomach to
digest cereal foods taken in the form
of mush, in which the starch is less
than half cooked. This is one of the
reasons why diabetes is becoming so
common in this country and British Is
lands. French physicians long ago dis
covered that toasted bread or dextri
nized starch is an excellent remedy in
diabetes. The best dextrinized food,
however, is known to be Toasteti Wheat
Flakes, sweetened with Malt Honey,
made by the Battle Creek Sanitarium
Food Co. These flakes are thin, thor
oughly cooked and browned. They are
very appetizing, partly pre-digested end
toes are on inferior variety and quality.
Wash the quinces, cut out all defective
parts; save the parings and cores for Jelly.
Quarter, or cut tho quinefs into rings and
cook tender in ciear water: drain and fin
ish cooking in a syrup made of one pound
of trianulnte-d sugar and emo quart of w.t
ter to everv pound of the prppareel fruit.
Let the ejulnces cook Just long enough in
the syrup to thoroughly heat, through, then
place in jars and ceal at once.
timp: fop. boiiang jei.tv.
If your fruit is in right condition for
jelly making, twenty minutes' hard boiling
is suffici n. allowing ten minutes before
and ten after the sugar is added. Bongei
boiling narKens tne jelly ana makes n
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