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MICHIGAN CAN OUTCLASS ALL OTHER STATES.
I ' “ WHIN IT COMBS TO PROFITABLE FRUIT GROW I MO—TRUE OF general farm products, too. fair OM. W. hvrr ia TW Pro*re~. Blk K, Fsw If any stater i Y til* union por- Bpil Ike natural uni KM|I versified oppor lunltlea offered b> •Hr own common fesaltb ThiaappUo* lot only to »*r!cul iv lural and hortlcui y' fural pur •u 1 t.» f |ut to the Intiufe F fries and businc-r Vocation* ae well At far back as ou ’ inenaory reaches I BM boon the prout b XkJLm of the citi I tone of Mlobigui that the Peninsula I mate la the oni> t foe of those corn arisiji k the union Mat If sot off as a übo. w. perry. nation could, within Its own borders, f Supply *ll the needs of Its own people $ with the possible exception of cotton. I in What we may say we shall eljmln fnt« the Canadian Northwest as not worthy of comparison. The offlclal i fooords of temperatures, crop statts- L tics and the statements of those who ; base followed the lure of that distant : section and heeded the glittering ad* rmirllaini matter sent broadcast by the ; government, and because of such deceptive reading matter have boon losers from every point of view, "Should bo sufficient to deter anyone from considering removal to that region. Michigan from a climatic standpoint Is oepedally favored. All of the great lakes with one exception wash her shore#, and she has more coast line than any other state in the union. The , effect of these great bodies of wator IS to equalise the temperature to an extent scarcely recognised by our own people, and make It possible for this state to lead all the others in the pro duction of fruit of quality. Many are seeking the fruit and agri cultural lands of the distant west, but from any view point Michigan offers greater Inducements than ths moun tain regions or the Pacific slope. In tlioee sections lands that are available for fruit or agricultural purposes are held at fabulous prices, the land must be Irrigated at great expense and the markets or the consumers sre many hundreds of miles away, and freight rates sre exorbitant, A few experts l ucceed. and we hear of them, but thou l mds fall becauss of lack of knowi ng* o ths msthods and customs of a qountry with which an eastern man la i nfamlllar. For these reasons, If for i o other. It will be well for the Mlchl ( an man to investigate carefully he ft ire moving to a country where for a 1 mg time at least every thing must be i range iq him. and he will find the dost of production Is much higher than ih the east, the market price because of excesalve freight rates Is lower than in the section he left, and he must con tend with many pests and difflculttss that hla brother In the east escapes. Michigan has ths advantage of pro ductive lands st reasonable prices— soils which will produce a greater Variety of cropa than those of most other states. Its proximity to tho greatest markets of the nation (one quarter of the people of the United States live within too miles of ths bor A "COZY CHAT" ON MICHIGAN. SOME SPLENDID SUGGESTIONS BY A SOUTHERN MICHIGAN SCRIBE. By D. W. Oraadra In the Hillsdale Dolly. "Remain In Mich igan” has become ths slogan of The .Detroit Tima* Some slogans are merely slogan# This is a slogan as well as good senso. There ui no more favored state In the union than Michigan. The southern peninsula is adapted to all kinds or agricultur al pursuits, as well as all kinds of manufacturing and business enter prises. The north ern peninsula teems with mineral and timber wealth. It is a great store- house of Iron and D - w - UMARDow cooper and uooful minerals, enough for fmeratlons yet unborn, and sees yet toXbe. There may be as tine deposits inwther states, but they are not con nspied with the agricultural advan tage* known to the Wolverine state. Neither do they gather about them the manufacturing enterprises, because of the lake navigation and rail transpor tatlon which Is one of the greatest gifts to Michigan. Railroad strikes aiy cripple other states, but much of e state of Michigan can be reached by the water route, and this gives It an advantage which cannot be disputed by any other state In the union. It stands supreme In the matter of rea •enable and accessible transportation. For agricultural pursuits Southern Michigan Is a garden spot. The soil Is fertile, richly mixed with nature’s best crop producers, and the people are among the very best and most Intern ment anywhere. And after all It le the folks around us that mostly help to make us happy. What are crops, or herds, or vineyards. In a community where one cannot make friends of his neighbors? A high state of lntelll- Knce, a civilisation refined, nelghbor j friendly, peaceful and sympathetic, surrounds the home of every man In Mlehlgan whose mode of life entitles him to the confidence and friendship of his neighbors. Why dig up these tend rils of friendship and try to transplant them on some chilly foreign soil, where conditions do not measure up to the Mlehlgan standard? Tree Tanglefoot ■ To protect trees against Climbing Intent poets In a simple, economical and effective way, use Tree Tangle foot—a sticky substance applied di rectly to the bark of trees. One ap plicbtlon remains sticky three to four months fully exposed to the weather. Easily applied with a wood en paddle. One pound makes a band «dpbt to nine feet long. No mixing, always ready for use. Tree Tanglefoot has been used for the past six years against the Gypsy •ud Brown-Tall Moths by the Metro politan Park Commission of Boston. Mas*.. many other park and cemetery boards In that vicinity and thousands of private Individuals. It has also been used In various other sections eg the United States against the Tus sock Moth, Canker Worm, Bag or Basket Worm, Climbing Cut Worm and different species of Ants with perfect success. Tree Tanglefoot will not Injure trees and Is far superior to burlap beads, which require daily Inspection ■ to give partial protection, whereas Tree Tanglefoot bands require only inspection to give abso ’ lute protection. All users are a unit Ip pronouncing It much better than t beads of cotton batting, fly paper, tar, printers* Ink or any similar sub- In other words, it works; if rpu qde anything else you work,' Ia A * ~~J3T im By O. L. Adams, la the FewlcrvOle Review. Why not? No state In the Union has brighter or better prospects. The only demand is for her present cltlxenshlp 1° en * large In mental, physical and activity. Nature has performed mir ae-.ea for Michigan her citizens hav« not discovered as yet. Golden opportuni ties lie within her gates for future de velopment. , .. , Many of us are like the hundreds of thirsty ones who went to a certain spring day after day to drink, and saw what they supposed to be a bit ot at the bottom, but did not dleturo li. although they admired the glittering object. It remained for a wayfarer wno passed that way and stopped for a drink to recover the precious gsm. it was s valuable diamond and he knew Its worth. He was a diamond expert. In Innumerable Instances cltlseus have eyes to see and yet they are b»lnd In the store, on the farm. In the shops are the opportunities, but education and observation are required to open •.he public eye. Lack of patriotism for the home, the little village, or the grand old state creates a spirit of unrest and we look at our own surroundings througn ire little end of the horn. Then when the rosy literature and Inducements from the landshark* come bounding in with an Invitation to the people of Alichigan to exchange certain content for un certainty and perhaps bankruptcy, the suggestions are accepted and acted upon by subjective minde.- The paylnfif farm or business le disposed of, the change Is made, and alas. In many, many cases proves disastrous and mor tifying. . ~ Turn down the suggestions of ltppy promoters. Throw off the hypnotic spell. Get Into the objective mood. Now reverse the horn and look at your broad acres inviting you to “remain In Michigan” and get busy. Where can you find more fur tile fit-ids for a.I kinds of farming. ... Look at Michigan through the big end of the horn! Way over there are the rocks and rills, rivers, lakes and ravines. s*t- I In the northern and western part of the state lies the great Mlohlgan fruit I belt, with land so cheap even the poor est may own a farm. Michigan fruit has a fixed place In the markets of the country, which cannot be excelled! by sny other state. Other sections make great claims for their fruit prod ucts. but Mlohlgan land needs no ex pensive Irrigation, and a 40-acre fruit farm can be successfully sstabllshed In Michigan at lass than ths cost of a 10-acre ranch in some other strongly advertised seotlona The man who wants to grow fruit ought to stay in Michigan, whers land is cheap In com parison to many other sections, where ihe trees sre hardy and productive, where nature furnishes the needed Ir rigation. and there Is plenty of sun shine to make ths "Michigan Red Ap ple” the pink and pride of ths best market# Do you want to grow fruit? Then stay where the best fruit grows. , In ths oounty of Hillsdale, as well as in many counties In the state, for many years past the orchards have been neg i lcoted. until farmers were cutting the trees down as cuniberers of ths earth A couple of gentlemen Interested In scientific methods of growing apples, rented many of these abandoned orch ards some two or three years ago for a period of several years and last year Hillsdale county produced close to 40,000 barrels of apples, three-fourths of which brought from 93 to |4 a bar rel, and go Into the market without speck or blemish. What has been done here can bs duplicated In every fruit-producing county In the state, where the orchards havs been neglect ed. If you want to raise apples, why not stay where the very best apples grow at big profits to any man who will give them the attention they must havs even In the sections which srs held up as beyond compart by the agents who make thslr commissions by selling land? Michigan Is a dairy and stock-fssd tng country. The dairy and stock business Is profitable The men who know how, who make a business of their work, who study ths best meth ods and adapt them to their needs, make Just as much monsy as any other section of the country. When Michi gan has s failure ths remalndsr of the country has a drouth, with star vation staring the people in the face. Michigan Is also a corn country—a corn country that counts —a corn ooun try that produces corn In the crib and not on the war maps of the booming land agencies Michigan Is also a grass and hay country. That Is what makes It such a good dairy stats. Situated between the great lakes, with ths whole state dotted with lakes of var ious sixes, Michigan receives such prs cipttatlon as makes a crop fallura something unknown. If you want to follow farming, why not stay where the farmer Is king, where he owns ths money that keeps the banks and the Industries and the wheels of business spinning around? Bea spinner Instead of a spinner around. Stay with the things that are. Do not waste time chasing all over 14 states for the things that may be, but most likely are not. If you want to he a farmer, stay where every man who gives ths proper attention to his farm, is pros perous. If you are a farmer and can not make good In Michigan, you had better change your occupation Instead of vour location. Finally, It matters not what your oc cupation. "lawyer, doctor, merchant, Indian chief.” or the editor of a coun try dally or weekly, Michigan offers Just as good Inducements as any state In the nation to men worth while If you are not worth while. It Is useless to move, unless you waken up and move Into the game. The returns are for the men who play the game, squarely, honestly, persistently, with ability and Integrity—but who play as If every day van their last—ss If each opportunity was the last that would ever knock at their doors. Such men are not moving anywhere, except Into better homes, largsr dominion, greater power. If you cannot make good here, the chance Is slim for you In that land of flaring announcements which may lead you from the land of Romewhere to the land of Nowhera. Stay with Michigan. If you are not satisfied with your eondltlona better begin analysing yourself Instead of finding fault with the state. The great provider showered Michigan with many blessings ands wise man Is he who stays with ths shower and har vests his share of nature's bounties. Remain In Michigan because If you sre not happy and prosperous now you will want to corns back, and hiking serosa tho country and back will likely 1 crueh out ths prosperity and progres sive spirit you already anoly. A . ■ : j&jl H ' • ' fl ders of the state) gives the Michigan farmer and fruit-grower an outlet for his products, especially as the nesr-by states are those with the largest cities and manufacturing centers, and conse quently the greatest number of con sumers. Aside from ths advantages possessed and offered by the soli, Michigan can boast of her • educational system ss being excslled by no other state and equaled by but few; her shipping facil ities, both by water and rail, are of ths boat; her cities are prosperous and progressive and her people are ener getic and enterprising. Weighing everything carefully, one must come to the conclusion that Michigan Is a good state to stay In, and that none of the others have more to offer the prudent and Industrious man. Stay In Michigan Is good advlcs. LOOK AT MICHIGAN THROUGH THE DONT EXCHANGE CERTAIN CONTENT FOR UNCERTAINTY THE MISBION OF A MONKEY. It Is to Destroy Birds’ Nssts and Chtck a Too Rapid Propagation. Why are monkeys confined to cer tain geographical limits? Because their chief office evidently Is to prevent the too rapid increase of birds, which they do by destroying vast numbers of eggs that would otherwise be brought to maturity al most by the sun’s heat. This mis sion the monkeys carry out so per severlngly that they are perpetually on watch to rob birds nests, and when they want appetite or lnclina tion to devour them, they will fling them on the ground. We theretore find that monkeys abound in those latitudes where birds are most abundant.—Reason Why, a Natural History. tings for tho most beautiful summer resorts under the sun. Down there In the valley Is the beet sugar factories, which, with tho grow ing of the beets makes a great Indus try. There is ths metropolis, Detroit. wlti\ he- river and traffic, a marvelous cen ter of activities. Look st those monster avtomoblle industries. In the north Is the prolific copper and Iron mines. The Michigan fruit belt holds out in ducements. View the great lakes with hundreds of freight and passenger boats doing an endless amount of business when navigation is open. The great dairy Interests are un equaled only by New York. Look! Here In Livingston county is the new world’s home of the Holstein. She has Livingston and Genesee counties where more beans are pro duced than in any other county in the world. It Is not necessary to go south or west to find business or to engage in intense farming, and one is most ltkfly to find that it is always Just ten miles farther where people live without work, and gold dollars grow on the bushes. Cultivate a high standard of citizen ship. persist In working for honesty, clean and worthy men to govern the affairs of state, stand for the legisla tion that will benefit the greatest num ber. Insist on a clean press, cast out the wanderlust, build an Ideal, work. '•Remain In Michigan” and yours will he the reward of a noble son and a true patriot. * * True Story of the Disaster ♦ # The steamship Titanic was the new crack steamer on the White Star line. The White Star line has ffone through the exact change that under the capitalistic system always at tends a great and successful enter prise. It had made money and It bad capitalised Its success by the Inevit able process of Issuing addltronaj’ stocks and bonds for the benefit of the Insiders. The time came when evolution re quired the consolidation of success ful steamship lines. Mr. J. Plerpont Morgan effector* this consolidation In his Invariable form by issuing still more stocks and bonds for the benefit of the Insiders. On all this enormous accumulation of stocks and bonds Issued for thr benefit cf the Insiders there must be paid dividends and Interest. To pay dividends and Interest the space that should have been devoted to lifeboats was given over to fea tures that could be advertised and thus draw custom, and to features that would attract wealthy persons willing to pay great prlcea for such useless luxuries. Therefore, instead of lifeboats, the Titanic had private promenades, palm gardens, tennis courts, sun par lors and tea rooms. This Is the true history of the Titanic disaster^—The Coming Na tion. STUPIDITY OF AFRICANS. Henry M. Stanley Told of Meeting Na tives with Empty Lofts. The natives of Central Africa are described by the late Sir Henry M. Stanley In his “Autobiography” arf being Incredibly stupid. He tells, for example, of one native who, with an other man, was sent In a canoe across a river to fetch a company of mea to camp. After waiting an hour, Stanley went to the river, where he found the two paddling each in an opposite direction, and blaming the other for his stupidity. They were in a passion of excitement, and quite unable to hear the advice of the men across the river, who were baffling directions to them how to manage their canoe. Another stupid fellow was general ly saved from punishment because his mistakes were so absurd. One day we were floating down the Con go. Near camping time, as he hap pened to be bowman, I bade him stand by, and when I called out, seize the grass on the bank to stop the boat. In a little while we came to a fit place, and I cried, ‘Hold, hard, KJrango!” “Please Ood, master,” he replied, and forthwith sprang on ahore and seized the grass with both hands, while we, of course, were rapidly swept on down stream. The boat’s crew roared at the ridic ulous sight. Nevertheless, his stupid ity cost the tired men a hard pull up river, for not every place was avail able for a comp;—Youth’s Compan ion. Loaa < otigh. The Tiger came toward me, bellow ing and grunting, and when he got op posite the screen he gave one of thoec fearful coughs which only a man who has been closs to such a beast can appreciate It was 11 fast long—-Lon don Standard. IRON RIVER STAMBAU6H DISTRICT, IRON COUNTY, U. P. Thousand* of •ore* of virgin noil. Healthy climate. good roads, high grad* school*, hustling com munities. In the heart of the min ing district where there Is always more demand for farm prtniucts than the local market can supply. Make Inquiries to ■ ROM ItIVF.R STAR BA t>t«ll COMMERCIAL CLUB, Iron River, Mirk. REMAIN IN MICHIGAN. Uy Itay V. Hirdanll la the l.alaaekarg New# Many people are leaving Michigan these days for s land of promise, they know not Just where, seeking to get s home st a bargain or a business that sill pay enormous dividends. They go to the west or north west, thinking there are possibilities In those regions which have not IK-en dream ed of In Michigan. 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Burr, Superintendent ot MERCY HOSPITAL is Very Successful, and a National Business Is the Result This hospital, which haa bean un der the management of the present superintendent, Mrs. A. M. Burr, for a great many years, established *n 1*76 by Mrs. 11. C. Sterling, mother of present superintendent. We make this announcement be cause we want all REFUTABLE PHYSICIANS, as well as the pub lic In general, to become acquainted with the worthy object of this Instt. tlon. Fully *5 per cent of all coming under our care In the past have been saved to be returned good n.embers of society, their families and friends protected. Knowing this, we feel no hesitation In asking the CALL, or addreaa all JUffYA gk MM M3MMOD Communication* IrailVfi 4r%0 IMf MM Il| adopt the slogan. “Remain In Michigan, for here he will find business relations established. Instead of being Just In the formative period. Every Investor knows it Is sufer to Invest his money In an es tablished community where things do not spring up us mushrooms and sometimes fade away as quickly. To the man who •has capital there Is no better opening than In Michigan. Here we have unex celltd shipping facilities, both by water and rail. Here we can buy a 120-acre farm for the cash required to buy five or ten acres In California. Here the In vestor can build his factory or his fsrm buildings for less money and can keep competent help for a lower wage, for the reason that It costs less to live. In Michigan the farmer has many ad vantages. He does not have to travel twenty miles to town put his horse in the barn, go to a hotel and stay ull night and return home next day, a* they do In many of the western states. Scarcely a farmer In Michigan live* more than seven or eight miles from some good town, so he can easily drive both ways In much less than a day. The farmer has his mall carried to him every day; he can talk by telephone with his neighbors or Licensed by Detroit Board of Health. support and c o-operetlon of the profession. All accommodations are first-class and conducted on a liberal scale. Rooms are large, light, pleasant, newly decorated and nicely furn ished. Patients may enter hospital at any time and remain as long as they wish. The superintendent. Mrs. A. M. Burr, who has had many years of experience In obstetrical nursing and the care of Infants, gives the closest personal supervision to the work, which Is conducted along strictly ethical lines, thus Insuring the profession and the public every protection and courtesy. his city cousins, he has his own fuel fit he can raise It. A well of good water can he found on nearly every farm. Every kind of machine Imaginable haa been In vented for th* farmer's use. so if fnrm help Is scarce he can, by the aid of ma chinery, do Ida own work. Many farm ers ure specialising in fruit raising, stock raising, poultry breeding or truck gar dening. and the market la always anx ious for these products. The merchant of Michigan can soon build up a flourishing business If he ad vertises sufficiently and holds strictly to the “square deal. He has the advant age over the merchant of many other state*. for Michigan Is more thickly set tled, thus giving him a larger popula tion to the smaller area. The manufacturer finds ready sale for his products right at home, und if he has a surplus, the shipping facilities are In his favor. The professional man can find no bet ter location than In some city or villuge In our own state of Mlchlgun. where we have the best of schools for the educa tion of his children, the best of churches to promote hts > spiritual welfare and the best of opportunities for him to make good in his profession. Rents are not exorbitant, and. In fact, many prefer to put their savings Into homes of their own. The hmiic-si find much unim proved land In Michigan, where It Is possible In a few years to become Inde pendent as a farmer specialist, a fruit grower, n stock raiser, or, If he prefers, geenral farming. Many people have sold their homes In old Michigan, have gone to some western High-Grade Nursery Stock Everything best for Orchard Garden and Lawn Oldest in the Business Newest Nurseries in Monroe, Michigan The Great Nursery Center of Michigan. Choicest Stock—True to Name. Correspondence Solicted Write for Catalog. Mutual Nurseries Chas. A. Ilgenfritz Monroe, Midi. Privacy Is an essential part In all matters pertaining to patients: and every comfort for their welfare maintained. Careful attention Is given to nurs ing and providing homes for In fants; also Infants born In or out of tho hospital adopted. Physicians knowing respectable families wishing to take a child as their own are requested to call or correspond. Our rates are moderate, depend ing on location and size of room. In all Instances the best of medical attendance and skill In nursing is at the disposal of the patients. The stafT comprises some of the best and most competent physicians and nur ses In the city or stats. state. Invested their money and lost, be ing atari to get bark after a few years to tho scenes of former days. Our advice to those who would "set rich quick” by Hume hook or crook in some western state Is- to be contented and "Remain in Michigan." Mottos* for Children to Learn. "Politeness Is to do and say The kindest thing in the kindeet way." ‘Cloud and sunshine together Make the year; Without some storms • No rainbows could appear." "Be kind and be gentle To those who are old. For kindness Is dearer And better than gold." "You have two ears and but one mouth, I*et that, friend, be a token. Much should be heard, and not ao much Be spoken." VX\ VN V\ VVNWNX SUPERINTENDENT, 430 Lafayolla Blvd. Phone West 826.