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BUYING PAINT BLINDLY.
TMIE Ekmim.m UNCLE JIMPILINJJPTHE GOLD . , THE UNITED STATES TREASURY BUILDINCr. Uncle Bam Is the modern Croesus, for hla accumulation of gold "is out tripping that of any other nation of the world. And not only is he Croo bub modernized, but he Is like unto Midas whoso touch transmuted every thing to gold. And strange as It may seem he cannot get rid of the gold which Is pouring Into his coffers. The people of the nation refuse to take It, saying: "Kegp the heavy, yollow metal. Give us In exchange your note, stating that it la worth the amount of gold coin which we have deposited with you." Helng an ac commodating old gentleman, Uncle Sam gracefully complies with their request. With this result: There is on de posit in the United States treasury, sub-treasuries, mints and assay offices more gold than ever before in the his tory of the country. It represents the moBt valuable stock of the yellow metal that the world hns ever seen or perhaps dreamed of. It reaches the tremendous total of $1,020,373,471. If the coins were laid upon each other they would make a shiny monument 140 miles in height. If their rims were placed so as to touch each other tttv wnnld cross and recroBS the United States five times. They weigh almost 4,000,000 pounds. Every ounce of the metal has been the cause of hardship, most of it death. Every ounce of it has produced Joy, some times mad Intoxication. It has in spired greed, lust, envy and murder. It has created romance. To-day it Is the symbol of prosperity of the wealth iest nation the world has ever seen. It takes the breath away, that thought of $1,000,000,000 In gold. Think what could be "done with It! The national debt of the United States could be wiped out, if the gold could be used for any such purpose, and there would remain a comfortable balance. It would provide 100 battle ships of the Dreadnaught type, fully equipped for service. It would sup port the navy for ten years, the army for a similar period. The United States could refrain from drawing a cent of revenue for one year, and yet the gold in its vaults and In the In stitutions it controls would be suffi cient to meet its tremendous expendi tures. . Of course, all this gold does not be long to the government Gold certifi cates are in circulation against coin ind at 1790.011.869. That is to say, every person who ' has one of these certificates Is entitled to step up io th. mnntar of Uncle Sam's paying of fice and say: "Give me the equivalent of this in gold." The uemana wouiu w m h comDlIed. with instantly. Then $150,000,000 constitutes what is known as the gold reserve. u is maintained by law for.the redemption . -1 , IV ami1 ( t rf ffiA or green nacu. u w - - government also is an additional $45, 395,190, for which gold certificates .m hMn Issued. Finally, there is coin valued at $34,066,412 lying in the cash boxes of the united uiaies treas ury and sub-treasuries ready to be paid "out whenever a call la made. The people, however, do not want -m - On the Pacific alope It is still a a.. iYia vallnw mot&l IM i amnion w uo but In the effete west, as in tne more effete east. It Is not wanted. is heavy, bulky, and Inconvenient u ex poses the bolder to robbery and per- v.. iiuth. Therefore, as soon as a miner obtains a pound of gold or any- via r.t mafll tile one eise sl " first art Is to take it to an assay office to determine its purity and then to SEWS. mint, for rninnce. When this is done the owner receives the gold certifi cate. Certificates are not issued ncmiriBt bullion. Read a gold note, if you are fortunate enough to have one In your possession, and you win una ita vniim la that of the "gold coin" In the treasury of the United States. Five hundred double eagles, valued at no nnn which I nicked up tne otner day In the treasury department, weigh 38 pounds. Four thousand, siu, nnn wild certificates, representing $40,000,000, which I also held, weigh exactly 11 pounds. To transport hpt nmnnnt of cold coin a mile would test a regiment If It had to be carried by hand. The advantage or paper is evident. Tr la enHmnteri that the total BtOCk of United States gold coin is $1,638,- finoooo. ThuB. there Is sometning like $500,000,000 which Is not In gov ernment depositaries. Where Is it? A large quantity is In national unu, not less than $125,000,000. Probably $100,000,000 more lies in the vaults of other than National banks. In the vaults of the Russian treasury at St Petersburg I saw plies of canvas bags containing something like $18,000,000 in TTnitod fltntM double eagles. The holdings of United States gold coin In the treasury of the Dominion oi r-nnnda na n reserve for dominion treasury notes amount to more than $30,000,000. Other nations tnina so Mcrhiv nt American cold coin that they have quietly gathered a stock of it and put it where, in a pmcn, it win uo ha most irond. There is a small quantity of gold UBed In the arts. It is difficult to place all tne goia mo Amerlnnn nnnnle have, in Spite Of a careful search made by the director of the mint. The director is satiBneu that the United States has more of the vaiinnr mtttaX than . any other nation, Germany Ib Becond with $1,030,300,000. which Is $600,000,000 less than we have. France is third with iszo.iuu.- nnn P.iaoia f mirth with $639,400,000; United Kingdom fifth, $486,700,000. Ai.ofrta.Hnnenrv sixth. $306,400,- 000. France, which has less than hair the population of the United States, has the largest per capita proportldn of gold. $23.57. The United States ... cififift Germany. $17. The United Kingdom, $11.03. Russia, $6.55, smd Austria, $6.20. (! Need of the Airship. According to A. Mallock, before heavler-than-alr flying macnines can become popular, some method of au tomatically balancing them that is, thom nn an even keel must a,CCJMle be devised. In the few practical ma chines now built the balancing has to be done by the operator, and, while the ability to do this could probably be gained by most persons, if fhey had opportunity for practice when young, the great difficulty with such schooling must always do mai an in cident usually puts an end to the lee tw nnttlnp an end to the scholar. . VollrvV aueereats that an auto matic balanrer might be devised by . IlL the use of pendulums, one wun very long and the 'other a very short period. Trained Nurses at Sea. One of the great transatlantic tsamnhln lines has added trained nurses to the medical personnel of it vessels. This opens a sea career ior the trained nurse. Undoubtedly other lines will do the same and the nurse will become as Indispensable an ad' Junct to the first class passenger ves sel as the ship's doctor. New York Bute Journal of Medicine. Manr neenle look upon paint buy- jig as a lottery and so It Is, the way they do It It is not nejessarlly so, however. Pure White LeaJ and lin teed oil are the essential elements of wnnA naint. Adulterants In wnue lead can be easily found by the use of a blowpipe. Adulterations in linseed oil can be detected with a fair degree of certainty. See that these two elements ire nure and properly put on and the paint will stay put National wad company, vwu bridge, Hulldlng. New York City, will n Mnwnliie outfit and lnntruc-' tions for testing both white lead and llnsocd oil, on request Just a Deduction. A nnllte little elrl was dining one day with her grandmothor. Every thing at the table was unusually dainty and unexceptionable, but on this occasion the little girl found a hair In her fish. "Grandma." she said, sweetly, "what kind of fish Is this?" "Halibut my dear." "Oh." replied the child, thought perhaps It was .mermaid." frTi or 0io. Citt or Tolido. I ,fc SuLluMt Tib the City of Toledo. Counlf mJ !S?fd. end th.t eeli Inn will par th. eom of eMof CiTAiai , HAtL'ecT4vwii. Tpi j rnEXXT. m-a aniMcriiiud In mi urMtnee, !hU Oh dar of Wscwabor, A. vOLK . s0 J m I Hot A T Pcilio ' . . ... Mnal1v anil acta SltlJoB ihVWo,Kl Md mucou. iurfwet of the Vtum. . j-Tjjj jjj v 4 c0( ToltAt, a mV,TOfnuforxm.t.peUoA. Good Work Has Slow Growth. Bancroft BDent 26 years on his his tory and Webster 36 on his dictionary. Tls the same with the great inven tions. It took years of study and ex periment to perfect them. Everything must have a foundation, otherwise it cannot stand, and the more solid the foundation the safer Is the structure. Important to Mothers. VvamtnA rnrpfullv everv bottle or CASTORIA a safe and sure remedy for infants and children, and see mat it Bears the ClimattirA fit Sf. -v r- TTaA Vnf nvar an Tears. 141 w Dw v vi w v w The Kind You Have Always uougni. Louisiana has a steel sawmill wttV a capacity of 600.000 feet a day, which is said to be the largest In this country. Eating Cocoanut-Custard Pie. Everybody pralsei Cocoanut-Cuetard pie If It's made light, but a oRgy pie wlU poll the entire meal. Grocere are now Minn? "OUR-PIE." each 10-cent packafe containing Juet the proper Ingredlenta tor two pice. Get the duetard for ,Cocoanut Cuetard plea. "Put up by D-Zerta Food Co., Rochester, N. Y. The only way to get rid of your past Is to get a future out of It Brooks. If you wish beautiful, clear, white clothes use Red Ctom Ball Blue. Large 2 os. package, 5 cents. ir a man has enough push hell man ;go to pull through. ' Mr. Window's Soothing rrnp. For children toe thing, aoftent the lm.m., allayi pain. cure wind coU StosbotUe. When Jealousy gets busy love takes a vacation. limn.) e. THE DUTCH . POY PAINTER STANDS FOR DAIMTHMAI ITY iTOREVVKITElIADf' MADE BV THE i OLD DUTCH PROCESS. SBO.000 ValuB Girtn Mwar miiiirniku 11 lees uiaerars S IU BHIvawaiaiaai a. won. will aMainw - - - . I eaaap Racrouai Mt 1ZU?JZ ATFAaORYPRICESnKj laeaad peaaafcteteaa. raaa.Tt laUlaalK-t' w eaa luoreu aad aa v cat eke BOO.OUO. uusttemm m m uaai.mmuam.t PUTNAM faiei saws ssess MeMwsse mf Bwa ea sai goTfctaa. emeu nanni w mammmm ' ilrW?TA J-i .art eraaa aaaow. a r Jt, rui- fir ta ttralaeaekala.il run. aaa "-f , T vj kill, aaalar Ibaa aihar blrjai. U lanrartarllla. kMrhfrf. J I OTJixirVoenna acts fteatlyet prompt ly on me bovveUcleanscs lie system effectually assist one in overcommg habitual conshpalion permanently. To i get As Weficial -effects buy the genuine. Hanuacturcdoin cmSfornia FioSxRUpCo. BTLTADlWWnX-SWrBOrrU SIGI. HEADACHE PosIUvely cvretd by these Uttle rills. J I II 1 1 r Itraaafrom DrippaJ,la- j"l I ILb I A I Tnn T7i.art u.ywsMV.ww " Katlng. A perfect rem dy for Dlsilneaa, Kan aaa, Drowslneea, Bad Taate In the Month, Coat ad Toosne, Pain In the Side. TOBPID LIVER. PILLO. SIsaaeMStl rharpaffuUU the Bowels. Purely Vegetable, MALL PILL. SMALL DOSE. SMALL PRICE. Genuine Mutt Bear Fao-Simlle Signature REFUSE SUBSTITUTES. CARTERS 1 1 IVER More Money for Vool bill JOW "Wl wuei e ii - T end ssve middle pronts. SmsU iota ssme price ss Urte lots, fnceesna iuii ibw . MYERS-BOYD COMMISSION C0n St Louis. Mo. DEFlillCE STRCU for starching ttneat linens. $2(0 Buys Dr. Chas. F. Simmons has Cut Up His 95,000 Acre Ranch Just South o! San Antonio and Will Sell You a Farm of From 10 Acres to 640 Acres, (Including Two Town Lots) for $210. Payable $10 per Month Without Interest San Antonio, Texas, April 22, 1007. Dr.'C. F. Simmons, San Antonio, Texas: ' ''.' Dear Sir-I hare just returned from s trip oyer your AUecosa County nny. end to wy that I am surprised at what I saw, but fjirly expresses mTfeelm " II bad Vxpected sometW pretty good, because , 1 have jwns.d. erible faith in your agents, whom I happen to know; but what 1 taw is far Tdroe burriedlforer probably twenty-five mile, of ground passing, eer ereJ onour flowing wells and tanks, and I don't believe that there u an acre of ground that is not fit for first-class cultivation. Upon my return to Little Rock I .hall take out several more .hares beforey are gone, and will advise my friend, all to take a. many a. they Itaw just written to my brother in Indiana, advising him to do this on tty te'inVy think your proposition is one of tht mo m FX?, I have ever seen offered, and I certainly think that the people g?1""?! will owe to you an everlasting debt of gratitude for the method you are iiunff to settle tnit veniauie jtarutu 17 a a . I a to settle this venuuiegarp.enoir.nen d v . . iv. m inn. whan 1 shall return to Little Rock figuring on eventiially comingbnek to .Atascosa County. Yours very truly. ' Ql-'l. iSkffi Ai. Write today for full particulars tod photographs showing views on the randi. DR. CHAS. F. Gir.ir.10N8, 219 Alamo Plaza. 8 AN ANTONIO, TEXAS. HOC AT All Miccat. roit EVERY araira astme saMILT. aiaai anrl MinMrM. iliaaKa aND BmrntMBm mm twin llT wmfmmr m va afWkx ? or en -f a BoBmaTaTaTaw m tvw a t.. m av w TSie State of Wyoming Is preparing to open for settlement ten thousand acres of irritable Ind under the CaVey Act, at 50 cents per acre, m an addition to the now lamoaa HTieel. land Colony. For further information write to J. R. R1ASON, Ceaersl Iamirriftg Altai. Vheatland. Wyo. : 7 COLT tW -aaaaoaw -mw -mw - .Caa be Oee r-rv bweetaoo SPOKH HKOMoo, CO- FADELESS' DYES tftmtn. OseVe ebMsSlossj. Tow e Ultie. 1 1 i. r-mtm tatusmaw nmua no., saooa. . - TTT . . aV What a Settler Can Secure in WESTERN CANADA 1 SO Act. Grala-Crowtt LaaJ FREE. . S0t40 Baaaak Waaat to ta Aora. 40 to SO Baahals Oata to the-Aero. SB to SO Baikal. Bar lay to the A era. Taobar for Faaeina anfl Boildiass FREE. Coos LawwHh tow Taaalioo. SpUootd Railroad Facllllraa and Low Ratee. ScaooU a ad Chorea Coorenierit. , Satiaiactary MarfcaU foe al ProdjuctMao. Gooa) Climate and Perfect Health. Chaoses for Profitable laraaUo.ata. Bome of the choicest rraln-pTodacIng lands In Baakatohewsn and Alberts may now be ao quired In these most healthful and prosperous soetlous UDdrr the Revised Homestead Regulations by which entry may be-made by proxy (on cer tain condition"), by the father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister of intending horns. ,lEritryfee In each esse Is S10.00L For pamphlet, MLaat Beat West,"part Iculara as to ratex.runtea, boat time to go aud where to locate, apply to Lsciivron. a.l2ST. rUsta Street. asataeClir.nisssarl, TOILET ANTISEPTIC Keeps the breath, teeth, mouth end body antiseptically clean and free from on healthy germ-life end disagreeable odors, which water, soap end tooth preparations alone cannot do. A germicidal, disin fecting end deodor izing toilet requisite of exceptional- ex cellence end econ omy. Invaluable for inflamed eyes, throat and nasal and uterine ca.'arrh. At drug and toilet stores, SO cents, or by mail postpaid. Largi Trial Sample WITH MHSITH AND BtUT" BOOK BSrJT rStg THE PAXTCN TOILET CO., Boston, fto W. N. U., Kansas City, No. 19, 1908. a farm ui j-uch wim ir- a. -1 .J a am WoWoT1 thn Hivimon will occur, and I ceruiniy CHItOftCN. . AayPrba DISTEMPER Wadtod eery aarity. The S? L"Tt52 vii m mW i jsw .av mm JBa- taaaaBaSar aea w - a TaTf SBBa. f , mm U tha5ria. of la teas, art? oa the blood aad eipaf mrmm ot battle f-aaraolaaa wt care eaa a w-,mm eiemaiao. w 1 , Ooatratr-U.a.Ae - sta seXeelai serlwBotf seysfirar er. Tessonee