A Desperately Serious Caaa Cured by
Dr. Williams' Pink PI I la.
Bronght to tha very verge of stat-vv
tlou by the rejection of all nourishment,
Iter vitality almost destroyed, the re- '
covery of Mrs. J. A. Wyatt, of No. 1189
Boveuth street, Dos Moines, Iowa, I
seemed hotieloss. Her physicians utterly
failed to reach the seat of the difficulty
ftud death must have resulted if she had
not pursued au iudependeut course aug
gnated by he" sister's experience.
Mrs. Wyatt says t " I had pain In the
region of the heart, palpitation aud
shortness of breath so that I coold not
walk very fast. My head ached very
1-adly aud I was seized with vomiting
spells whenever I took any food. A doc
tor was called who pronounced the
trouble gastritis, but he gave me no re
lief. Theu I tried a second doctor with
out benefit. Dy this time I had become
very weak. I could not keep the most
delicate broth on my stomach, and at
the end of n month I was scarcely more
than skin aud boue aud was really starv
ing to death.
"Theu I recalled how much benefit bit
sister hnd got from Dr. Williams' Pink
rills and decided to take tliem in place
of the doctor's medicine. It proved a
wise decision for they helped ine as
nothing else hnd done. Boon I could
take weak tea nnd crackers aud steadily
more nourishment. In two weeks I was
able to leave my bod. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills were the only thing tlmt
checked the vomitliiKaud as soon as thnt
was stopped my other difficulties left me.
I have a vigorous appetite now and am
nble to attend to all the duties of my
home. I praise Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
,for Pale People to all my friends because
I am thoroughly couviuced of their
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold br all
druggists and by the Dr. Williams Mod
iciue Co., Seheueotady, N.Y.
A Friend of Her Youth.
"For mercy sake, don't put me near
old Billions!" said Mrs. Lookyoung to
"Why not?" said the other. "He's
"I know It." said Mrs. Lookyoung,
"but I never sit next to him at din
ner but that he blurts out something
like, You remember back in the old
pioneer days!'" Detroit Free Press.
Many Children are bicsiy.
MotherGray's Sweet Powders fc.Chlldren,
used by Mother Gray, a nurte in Children s
Home, New York, cure Feverishness, Head
ache, Stomach Troubles, Teething Dis
orders, Break upColdsand Destroy Worms.
At all Druggists','. Sample mailed FREE.
Address Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y.
A heavy fog, which lasted two days,
proved extremely - fatal to birds at
Cape Grlsnex, France. Over six thous
and of them were found dead under
the lantern of the lighthouse at that
healdand. They had been attracted
by the light, and had been killed by
flying against the lighthouse.
TO provide for Good Health throughout
the term ot a long life, take Garfield Tea,
Nature's medicine; it insures a natural
action of the liver, kidneys, stomach and
bowels and keeps the blood pure. Send foe
sample. Garfield Tea Co., Brooklyn, X. Y.
Jde&lioc this paper.
Happy is the man who has a friend
who loves him enough to be willing
to seem to be his enemy.
Lewis' Single Binder cigar richest, most
satisfying smoke on tho market. Your
dealer or Lewis' Factory, Peoria, 11L
All play and no work makes Jack
a shiftless boy.
Mr. Wlnslow's Rootltlng WjTnp
For children teething, sufteoi the gums, reduces Is
Semmelloii. fthsye petn, cure wind cuUu. S&oebutuej
A moral wrong can not be made
The Dog It Waa That Died.
A friend of mine was complaining
the other evening of the vlclousness
of a bulldog owned by a neighbor. He
aid: "That cursed dog bit me on the
calf of the leg the other evening, and
I've hardly been able to walk since.
I have spoken to Jim Blank, its own
er, but he only laughs. I am going to
have the dog shot."
"Yes!" remarked one of the bystand
ers. "I heard Jim speaking of It. He
was awful mad at you."
"Mad at me! What for?"
"Why, he said that the dog has been
acting querely ever since, and he does
not know what is the matter with him.
He called in a veterinary and the man
ot medicine said the dog was suffer
ing from delerlum tremens. Jim says
he will forgive you if you will promise
to quit drinking."
The lame man had business else
where right away. Albany Journal.
Lumber Is becoming so scarce and
costly that matches are now being
made of paper, rolled spirally, and dip
ped in wax or stearlne, which pre
vents unrolling, anr gives rigidity. The
roll is cut into lengths, which are
then dipped In the phosphorus com
position. Paper matches are said to
I I In time. Sold br diuiuu. -
Bays Our Prairies Will Ba Filled Up
In Ten Years.
L. A. Stockwell of Indianapolis, a
United States land man who made an
extensive tour of inspection in the
west, wrote the following article, un
der date ot Jan. 8, for an Indiana pub
lication: "States." In this letter I propose
to show by extracts from my note
book that thousands who have come
up here from the "States" have suc
ceeded far beyond their most san
Mr. N. E. Beaumunk of Brazil, In
diana, was earning $100.00 per month
with a coal company. At about the
age of 40 he had saved about $3,000.
Four years ago he landed near Han
ley, Sask. He now owns 480 acres of
land. Last fall (1905) he threshed
4,700 bushels of wheat and 3,100 bush
els of oats. His wheat alone brought
him over it.000, which would have
paid for the acres that It grew on.
He is to-day worth $15,000.
This Is Making Money Fast.
In Feb. 1902, J. U. Smith ft Bro,
were weavers in a big cotton mill in
Lancashire, England. Coming here
they arrived in Wapella, Sask., with
only $750.00 between them. They
were so "green" and inexperienced
that all they could earn the first Bum
mer was $6.00 per month, and the first
winter they hud to work for their
board. The next year, 1903, they took
homesteads, and by working for neigh
bors, they got a few acres broken out,
upon which tho next year they raised
a few hundred bushels of wheat and
oats. They also bought a team and
broke out about sixty acres more. In
1905 they threshed 1700 bushels of
wheat from it, and 1300 bushels of
oats. Their success being then as
sured they borrowed some money.
built a good house, barn and imple
ment shed, and bought a cream sepa
rator, etc. They now have a dozen
cows, some full-blooded pigs and
chickens, good teams and Implements
to match, and are on the high road to
prosperity. Here are three cases
selected from my note book from
among a score of others. One a mine
boss, one a farmer, and one a factory
operator. With each of them 1 took
tea and listened to their story. "I
hoped to better my condition." said
one. "I thought In time 1 might make
a home," said another. "1 had high
expectations," said the other, and all
said that "I never dreamed It possible
to succeed as I have."
. Like Arabian Nights.
Everywhere, on the trains, at the
hotels and In the family I have been
told successes tbat reminded me more
of the stories In the Arabian Nights
than of this matter-of-fact workaday
world. Yields of wheat from 35 to
53 bushels per acre, and of oats of
from CO lo 100 bushels, are numerous
In every locality and well authentic
cated. At Moose .law, Lethbrldge,
Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Brandon,
Hanley and many intermediate places
I saw cattle and young horses fat as
our grain-fed animals of the "States"
that had never tasted grain, and
whose cost to their owners was
almost nothing. At Moosomin I saw a
train load of 1,400 steers en route to
England, that were shaky fat, raised
as above stated. If the older genera
tion of farmers in Indiana, who have
spent their lives in a contest with
logs and stumps as did their fathers
before them, 'could see these broad
prairies dotted with comfortable
homes, large red barns, and straw
piles innumerable, and the thriving
towns with their towering elevators
Jammed to the roof with "No. 1 hard,
and then remember that four or five
years ago these plains were tenantless
but for the badger and coyote, they
would marvel at the transformation
Then if they followed the crowds as
they emerged from the trains and
hurried to the land offices, standing
in line until their respective turns to
be waited on came, and saw with
what rapidity these lands are being
taken, they would certainly catch the
"disease" and want some of it too,
If these lands are beautiful In mid'
winter, with their long stretches of
yellow stubble standing high above
the snow, what must they be In sum
mer time when covered with growing
or ripening grains? Speaking of win
ter reminds me that our Hoosler
friends shrug their shoulders when
tbey read in the Chicago and Minne
apolis dallies of the temperature up
here. For that very reason I am here
this winter. The Canadian literature,
with its pictures, half toncB and sta
tlstlcs, gives a good Idea of her re.
sources, but thirty or forty degrees
below zero sounds dangerous to a
Hoozier, who nearly freezes In a tern
perature of five above, especially
when accompanied by a wind, as it
often Is, but the fact is, when it Is
very cold here it is still and the air
being dry the cold Is not felt as it Is
In our lower latitudes, where there is
more humidity In the atmosphere. I
am 56 and I never saw a finer winter
than the one I am spending up here. I
arrived In Winnipeg Nov. 9, and have
not had the bottoms of my overshoes
wet slnco I entered Canada. Under a
cloudless sky I have ridden In sleighs
nearly a thousand miles, averaging a
drive every other day. Stone, mason
have not lost a week's time so fa
this winter. Building of all kind
goes right ahead in every city and
hamlet, as though winter were never
Information concerning homestead
lands In Western Canada can be had
from any authorized Canadian Gov
ernment Agent whose advertisement
appears elsewhere in this paper.
Satisfaction with self ts not alwayi
PROSPERITY FOR ALL
OF NATIONAL RESOURCES.
Diversification of Industries and Oc
cupation Haa Brought About a Vaat
Production, Which Flnda a Sura
Market Because of Wlae Legislation.
It will be admitted that we are
blessed with an abundance of diversi
fied resources such as no other coun
try enjoys. But natural resources are
almost if not quite valuless unless de
veloped. Our ore and coal are useless
lying In the ground. Untitled land Is
profitless. Even rich crops are of no
advantage till garnered and sold at
advantageous prices. First, produc
tion must be applied on the farm, In
the mine and at the factory. But that
In itself Is not profitable. There must
be a market. There must be a con
sumption 'equal to production, and
good, profitable prices must be main
tained year after year, season after
A million tons of pig Iron for which
there was no demand would have lit
tle value. Bounteous crops unsold and
left to decay would be a loss, not a
gain, to the farmer. So with all our
mines and our soil and our ability to
produce we should remain poor un
less there were consumers with suffi
cient purchasing power to make pro
Again, a large production and con
sumption of a single product would
not long be profitable. We need di
versity in our broad land. We need
transportation and distribution In or
der that our people in all sections of
the country and with different abilities
may be constantly employed at what
they can do beBt. The miner cannot
build a house, the farmer cannot work
at the forge or the loom, the mechanic
cannot sow and reap. We have during
a century or more developed all our
resources. We have for the most part
been a nation doing Its own work. We
have by our tariff laws protected ev
ery Industry, shutting out the competi
tion of people who are satisfied with
a low standard of living and low
. Little by little, year by year, we
have Improved and developed our nat
ural resources because of home con
sumption of home products. Let us
take an example. We consume over
$1,000,000,000 worth of Iron and steel
products, practically all of which goes
to labor. Suppose we import one-half
of this at one-half the present prices.
That would be $250,000,000 and we
would lose $500,000,000 in wages, but
we would have to adapt our wages for
what we did produce to the foreign
scale, and those wages would not he
more than half what thpy are now, or
$250,000,000. So that by purchasing
abroad we reduce the purchasing pow
er of our iron and steel makers from
$1,000,000,000 to $250,000,000. But we
would have no fewer producers. Half
of them would be Idle, the other half
working for half what they got before.
They have only $250,000,000 a year to
spend Instead of $1,000,000,000. So tin
farmer must Bell less or reduce his
prices; the woolen nnd cotton and
shoe factories must soil less or reduce
their prices. Every Industry In the
land is affected.
It us take our manufactures as a
whole. Without and duplications we
are producing annually $10.0oo,0io,ooo
worth of manufactures, about all of
which goes to labor. Suppose we were
to Import half of It. Our wages would
then be only $2,500,000,000, for those
engaged In the half we produced would
have to work for foreign wanes if we
continued to compete nt all with for
eign manufactures. And so would lone
$7,500,000,000 of purchasing power.
The farmers would lose a home mar
ket for nt least $3,000.0(10,000 of their
products and what they did sell would
have to be at much lower prices than
now. Again, every Industry would he
affected, and in a very few years mills
nnd factories would close and millions
of men would become Idle. It then he
comes a struggle for mere exigence.
Tho farmer, without n profitable mar
ket for his surplus, simply lives' and
buys as little as possible. We would
become an Idle, impoverished people
from ocean to ocean. The picture Is
not overdrawn. We have hud the ac
But how different when we protect
our labor and Industries and do prac
TURNING BACK THE
if nowohk jHMIb V
m I amps and t m' Low, ,
V 50UP housks. Wi plW .
tically all our own workl We have
welcomed nearly 25,000,000 foreigners,
made producers and consumers ot
them, and with these added to our native-born
we have built up a home
market of 80,000,000 consumers, the
providers for whom are all busy at
wages twice and three times those
paid abroad. What we cannot pro
duce ourselves we buy freely from
abroad and puy our bills with our sur
plus products. This Is why we are
prosperous. This is why we are fully
employed and well paid, and this Is
why we can afford to buy so much of
ourselves at profitable prices. This Is
why 1,000,000 people a year are eager
to come to us and become free but
protected Americans. It is not a mat
ter of resources or natural advantages
or of chance; it Is a matter of practi
cal, scientific tariff legislation and application.
Free Trade Pauperism.
Contrasting the bitter poverty of
the unemployed British workmen nnd
their families with the unbounded
prosperity in our own country where
there Is abundant food for the hungry
and a good living for every one who Is
willing to work, the Republican of
Bonneville, Mo., asks;
"What makes the difference? There
are three causes. The enormous
amounts paid by the English govern
ment for the support of royalty; tho
suicidal land policy, which has prac
tically eliminated the small bind hold
ers and destroyed tho rural home, and
the mistaken policy of free trade.
And the last is the greatest.
"Patriotic Americans should shun
that party or that man who would
have them change the present policy
of the United States for anything In
Imitation of that policy which has
made England the home of paupers
and three-fifths of her laboring popu
lation Inmates of a pooi-house at the
age of sixty years."
Very much the greatest cause
greater than all other causes combin
ed Is the policy which began by
shifting the farm workers Into the fnc
torles and ends by shirting the factory
workers Into the poorhouses. The
Cobden Idea was to cheapen food in
order to cheapen wages. How well
that plan succeeded may be seen In
the fact that to-day more than 25 per
cent of the entire population has no
wages at all and must depend on
charity for food.
The Hartford Courant seems sur
prised that the farmers of the United
States should manifest no concern
over the German threat of excluding
American foodstuffs. The farmer has
little cause for worry on that account
To begin with, he has no Idea that
for any considerable length of time
Germany Is going to cut off her own
nose to spite tho American face by
shutting out a food supply which she
needs and must have. German Indus
irlullstg are up In arms against the
threatened prohibition. They see
as its result a permanent Increase In
the subsistence cost of a vast army of
wage earners who even now have
meat on their tables not oftener than
once a week and who scarcely know
the taste of white bread. Moreover,
they see the prospect of being shut
out of a market in which they dlsposo
of man i fact men amounting To about
$120,0110,000 a year. The American
farmer understands this situation per
fectly. Ho also understands that In
the 8ii.nnn.noo or Americans, each con
Burning $100 a year of his products
he has a better and safer market than
In a country which at the best has
never taken more than $2.50 per capl
ta of American food products. The
American farmer can afford to be tin
A Huge Undertaking.
Congress was three months In pass
ing the Tllngley law, when the leglsla
tlve wheels were greased for speed
and Tom Heed, the expert pntiliiinen
tarlnn, applied whip unil spur to the
House. With the present divided stale
of Republican opinion it would take
six months to frame a law, to say
nothing of the Impossibility of puss
Ing ll with Cannon In the chair or o
reporting It from the Ways nnd Means
committee as now constituted. The
preparation of a new tariff act Is a
huge undertaking requiring hearings
of numberless Interests, even when
the administration Is favorable to the
proM)sal Saginaw News.
PACES OF HISTORY.
When Stella soys "Farewell"
The world which once wns glnd
eV ruildcniy grow slid
Mure mid thnn tongue cim tell!
A wait nf grief doth swell
To Mil n friend good li.ve.
While tears dim many nn eye..
When Stella says "Kurewell."
Prepnred trt pull the bell
The street-rnr man draws near
lll frown Is must severe
Ax llo-n-nrd!" he loud doth yell.
Her aunt exclaims, oh. Hiell!
1 most forgot m say "
Anil then there's more delny
Vhon Stella says "Farewell."
With glances Pierre nnd fell
Tho passengers exclaim:
"This l n burning shame,
Thnt she should thus compel
Vs folks out hi-re In dwell."
And the limiiunKe e'en mows bnd,
Hecnuse we feel wi sad
When Stella snys "Farewell "
- Washington Stnr.
Utilizing Sharks' Teeth.
The natives on some of the Pacific
Islands, being provided with neither
metals nor any stone harder than the
coral rocks of which the atolls they
Inhabit are com posed, would seem
badly off. Indeed, for material of which
to make tools or weapons, were It not
that their very necessity has bred on
Invention no less Incenlous than curl
ous nnd effective. This is the use of
sharks' teeth to give a cutting edge
to their wooden knives and swords
The month of tho shark contains three
hundred teeth, arranged In five rows,
all closely lying upon each other, cx
cept the outer row, and so constructed
that as the tooth Is broken or lost
another takes its place. Tho teeth
are not only pointed nnd keen-edged.
but are finely and regularlv serrated
so that the cutting power Is greatly
Increased. Indeed, so great a faculty
have these teeth for wounding that
Iho Implements nnd weapons upon
which they are used have to bo han
died with great care. The Klngmlll
Islanders make many strange, articles
of sharks' teeth.
Oaring Railway Building.
The work of constructing a railroad
to the summit of Mount ltlano ha
been begun with enthusiasm and the
engineers In charge of tho undertak
Ing will push tho construction with all
possible speed. The lino will bo built
like tho Jungrrnu line in tho Bernese
Oberland, Switzerland. It will have
a total length of nineteen kilometers
(eleven nnd four-fifths miles) nnd will
It Is hoped, be completed within five
or six years. The carriages will b
heated and lighted by electricity, nnd
the train will bo composed of an elec
trical engine and two saloon cars,
made to accommodate about eighty
people. A special arrangement of (be
windows will permit all travelers In
dlscrlinlrltitely to enjoy tho scenery
Three kinds of powerful brakes, Indo-
pendent of each other, will bo attach
ed lo tho cars, thus rendering all ac
cidents Impossible. The telephons
will be established along the lino and
will connect any point thereof with
the head stations.
Killed by Cane Thrust.
A Tomboy (Indian) planter has Just
been arrested for involuntary homi
cide. Some time ago, when rctiiminK
from a party with his fiance, ho was
attacked In tho dark by n stranger. Ir
self defense he made a lunge with hit
walking stick, and his assailant drop
peil on tho ground. Ho struggled tc
bis feet again and the planter and hit
fiance hurried away. Next day a man
was found dead on the road ami the
Inipiest showed that some Instrument
had pierced his eye and entered deep
ly Into the skull. Several of the vic
tim's friends and acquaintances were
arrested and released before tho plant
er heard of the affair, when he made
a full confession.
Dog Came for His License.
Desktnnn Quackenbush, at police
headiiiarters, I'aterson, N. J., was
filling out blank forms for dog licenses
recently, when n coach dog walked up
to him, wagging his tail ami holding
In his mouth a $2 bill, tho license fee.
Tho policeman took tho money and
spoke to the dog. which wagged his
tail more than ever. Soon after that
a young man appeared, and explained
that the dog was the property of J.
A. Van Winkle, n feed merchant. The
license was Inclosed In an envelope
and placed In the dog's mouth. Tho
animal then left for bis home.
Sent Quarter Through Mail.
Tho most peculiar piece of mall
that has ever come to an Alabama
post office, so far as known, reached
tho New Ilecnlur postolMco to-day.
It wus a silver quarter of a dollar
with a small piece of paper pasled on
each side. On one side was written
tho address ami on the other a few
words. The quarter was tied in tho
center of a bundle of letters when it
arrived. It had traveled many miles
and was delivered safely to the one
for whom It was Intended. liecatur
correspondence Nashville American.
Popularity of the Camera.
Thirty years ago a camera was a
rarity. The enthusiast who possessed
ono carried a mountain of traps afield
and smothered In a tent during his
tedious manipulation of the wet plates.
'iBt year the I'nlted States nlot.o
mado !!0(.,0(i0 camera, working with
the more pressure of a bulb or button,
and the photographic business reached
the respectable (oiiiini-rti.il total of
Calumet makes light,
food; free from Rochello
Salts, Alum or any injuri
Do not pay 45 or 50 cents for
Trust baking powders, which
are so compounded as to
leave large quantities ol
Kochelle Salts in the food.
Constant dosing of Koehclle
Salts is injurious to health.
Manhattan's First Paper.
Manhattan, Nevada's new nnd
booming mining camp, saw Its first
nowspuper January 10, when tho Man
hattan Mull, a weekly, began puhlloa-'
:lon with n fine display of advertise
ments, lots of mining news, n series
it bnyant editorials and biographical
sketches of tho "pioneers of Man
hattan." Tho first discovery of gold
as made accidentally April 4 of last
rear, though tho boom did not begin
till several months later.
Russell Sage's Philosophy.
Some sayings of Kussell Sago:
'Friendship remembers; society for
Rets." "In tha home nnlv Is there)
true happiness. It Is there a man's
nesi meas get ineir lilrtn and grow."
'When you have mado your fortune)
It Is time enough to think of spend
ing it." "Tho tender euro of a good
sifo is tho finest thing In tho world."
'Silk underwear Is not for hired men."
"Clubs are for Idle old men and waste
ful young men."
It Is not generally known thnt salt
letermlnod, to a considerable) extent,
the distribution of man. Ile'was foro
nl to settle where he could obtain It.
rills brought him to the seashore, and
itarted mnritiiuo commerce. Lastly,
preservation of food by sail made luig
royages possible, nnd opened up th
S'orld to civilization.
Not long ago the performance In the)
ludltorlum of n Seville theater was
tar more exciting than that on tho
it age. Two persons continued ap
plauding a player while most of tho
ludienco were hissing. Some of 1 lie
attor attacked the two npplaudcr,
tuuslng fractured skulls nnd death.
A PERFECT HAND.
How Its Appearance Became Familiar
to the Public.
The story of how probably the
most perfert feminine hand In Ameri
ca became known (o the people la
As tho Btory goes the possessor of
tho hand was with some friends In a
photographer's one day and while
talking, helil up a piece of candy.
The pose of tho hand with Its per
fect contour and faultless shape at
tracted the attention of the artist who
proHised to photograph it. The re
sult waa a beautiful picture kept In
tha family until one day, after read
lug a letter from someone Inquiring
as to who wrote the I'ostum and
(irape-Nuls advertisements. Mr. I'ost
aald to bis wife, "Ve receive eo
many Inquiries of this kind, that It Is
evident some people are curious
to know, suppose we let tho ndvertls
Using department have that picture
of your hand to print nnd name It "A
Helping Hand." (Mrs. I'ost has as
slstod him in preparation of some of
(he most famous advertisements).
There was a natural shrinking
from the publicity, but with an agree
ment thnt no name would accompany
the picture Its use was granted.
Tho case was presented In tho light
of extending a welcoming hand to the
friends of I'ost u in ami Crape Nuts,
so tho picture appeared on tho back
covers of many of thu January ami
February magazines and became
known to millions of people.
Many artists have commented upon
It as probably the most perfect hand
In tho world.
The advertising dept. of the Post
nm Co. did not seem able to resist the
temptation to enlist the curiosity of
tho public, by refraining from giving
the nnmo of tho owner when the pic
ture appeared but stated that the
name would be given later In one of
the newspaper announcements, thus
seeking to Induce the readers to look
for and read tho forthcoming adver
tisements to learn the name of the
This combination of art and com
merce and the multitude of Inquiries
furnishes an excellent Illustration of
the interest the public takes In the
personal and family life of large
manufacturers whose names become
household worda through extensive
and ronttnuoua announcements la
.wspspars sod periodical.
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