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CANADIAN WHEAT LOOKS TO THE CANADIAN WEST FOR HER SUPPLY. A dtepatch from Winnipeg, Manito ba, dated Marsh 18, 1910 says: That . Germany ia "anxious to secure a share of Canadian wheat to supply her Im ports of that cereal" The recent ad justment of the trade relations with Germany hai made It possible to carry on a Canadian-German trade with much fewer restrictions than In the past, and considerable development of trade between the two Countries Is now certain. The great men of the united States are alive to the Wheat situation In this Country now, and there is consequently the deepest Interest In every feature that will tend to Increase and conserve the wheat supply. With its present 650,- 000,000 bushel production .of wheat and all efforts to Increase it almost unavailing, and the rapidly growing consumption of its increasing popula tion, there Is certainly the greatest reason for the anxiety as to where the wheat is to come from that will feed the nation. The United States will be forced as Germany is to look to the Wheatflelds of Canada. One province alone raised last year one eighth as much as the entire produc tion of the United States, and but a twelfth of the wheat area has yet been touched. The Americans who have gone to Canada, are to-day reaping the benefit of the demand for Canadl an wheat and they will continue to join in the benefits thus reached for a great many years. Splendid yields are reported from the farms of that Country, and from land that the Gov ernment gives away in 160 acre blocks, and from other lands that have been purchased at from $12 to $1S an acre. John Munter, near Eye brow, Saskatchewan, a former resi dent oi Minnesota says: "Last fall got over 80 bushels of wheat to the acre and had 30 acres of It; also 20 acres spring breaking on which I had flax of which I got almost 20 bushels per acre. Had 20 acres In oats and got 70 bushels per acre and 500 bushels potatoes on one and three Quarter acre, and can therefore safely say that I bad a fine crop and am well satisfied with my homestead." He is considered but a small farmer, but he will be one of the big farmers, some of these days. There are many others, hundreds of others, whose yields were beyond this, and whose average under crop was vastly greater. The story of the experience of American farmers in the Canadian West is a long one. The time to go, would appear to be now, when splen did selections may be made, and where land can be purchased at prices that will be doubled in a couple of years. The Irish of Shakespeare. An Englishman and an Irishman were having an argument on the sub ject of Shakespeare. "I defy you,1 said the former, "to find a single Irish character in the whole of his works, "Well, I can give you two, at all events," .replied the Irishman. "Miss OThelia and Corry O'Lanus." He forgot Hamlet's intimate friend, who stood beside him while he' was con templating his uncle in devotion, and observed: "Now, would I do it, Pat, while he is praying." Springfield Re publican. Dear. "Why do people use the expression 'Dear sir so frequently?" aBked the man who was writing a letter. "I don't know," answered the man who was figuring on his expenses, "un less 'sir is short for 'sirloin.'". .. arr BU4, Itehlas Eycllde, Crete, Sty-we FalUng. Eyelaehee and All Eyes That Need Care Try Murine Eye Salve. Aaeptle Tubee Trial Blie 25c. Aak Tour DrusRlet or Write Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago. Every man should keep a fair sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends. Beecher. - REP CROSS BALL. BLUB Should be in every home. Ask your grocer lor it. Large 2 os. package only 0 cents. The smaller, the man the bigger the horn he tries to blow. it's a Vronn: Idea To suppose that Nature alone will correct any dis turbance of the Stomach, Liver or Bowels. Very often assistance is needed, and it is then yon ought to take the Bitters. You'll find it Nature's best aid in cases of Poor Appetite Ileartbiirn, dour atom ach. Indigestion. Dys pepsia, Costiveness. Biliousness 8k Malaria. Always insist on having n OSTETTEIi' CELEBRATED STOMACH U U BITTER rMerpfcitMrkbK Treated. . i I I Vrm trial. Cue wturn oOm , I nMdua hm bilcd, eveoeljy ' i MWiiJ Paired. C-re canitslan. ' u. a. oowim. Sett . eae sr. toe at. W ... J t XT A ' -TTTT--- H. W t Tr . - , Cu . mm Aa 44 . , e ONLY FOR SEASONED PALATES Chill Con Cams, a Mexican Dish, Was Never Intended for the Nursery. The Mexicans have a dish known as "chill con carne" (meat with chill pepper, the ingredients for which one would doubtless have difficulty in obtaining except in the southwestern United States. However, a good sub stltute for it may be made with the foods available in all parts of the country. The Mexican recipe is as fol lows: Remove the seeds from two chill peppers, soak the pods In a pint of warm water until they are soft, scrape the pulp from the skin and add to the water. Cut two pounds of beef into small pieces and brown in butter or drippings. Add a clove of garlic and the chill water. Cook until the meat Is tender, renewing the water if nec essary. Thicken the sauce with flour Serve with Mexican beans either mixed with the meat or used as a bor ler. In the absence of chill peppers water and cayenne pepper may be used, and onions may be substituted Cor garlic. For the Mexican beans. reM kidney beans ' either fresh or canned make a good substitute. If the canned beans are used they should be drained and heated in a little sa rory fat or butter. The liquid may be added to the meat while It is cook Ing. If the dried beans are used they should be soaked until soft, then cooked in water until tender and rather dry, a little butter or dripping and salt being used for seasoning or gravy. White or dried lima beans may be used in a similar way. Housekeeper's Hands. Dally contact in cold weather with dishwater, coal ashes and other coarse work makes the housekeeper's bands rough and sometimes sore and cracked as to be constantly painful. Neglect to dry the hands well and harsh tow els are prime causes for this state of the skin. Also neglect to cover the hands when working in the cold. Keep a oup of cornmeai near the kitchen sink or on the wash stand, and after washing the hands with good soap and water that will not irritate the skin, rinse in clear water and partially dry them. Rub some of the cornmeai over the hands as if it were soap until 11 has taken all the black from the poret of the skin, then wipe on a soft towel and apply a healing wash. Maple Junket. Maple junket makes a dainty, whole some dessert Slightly sweeten and warm one quart milk; flavor with one teaspoonful of maple flavoring. Dis solve one Junket tablet in one table- spoonful of cold water, then add in the warm milk. Pour into glass serving dishes, and when firm set in the ice box and chili -Chop one cupful of maple sugar and one-half cupful of blanched almonds together, and when ready to serve the junket spread a layer on top of each dish.' Harper's Bazar. Tomato 8a lad. Take the center out of a tomato. put it on a lettuce leaf, and fill with the following: Take the small part of tomato that you have cut from cen ter and chon un with celery and onions, use any amount you wish This depends on how many tomatoes you want filled. Then chop a mayon naise drosslna over the chopped mix ture and fill tomatoes to overflowing. A pretty dish and good salad. Chicken 8alad 8andwlches. Chon the white meat of chicken very fine, then pound to a pulp in a mortar. Season to taste with salt, pepper, olive oil and a little lemon juice, and spread upon thin slices ox lightly buttered bread cut in fancy shapes.- The covers to these slices are anread with butter into wnlcn are pressed almonds or English walnuts sliced or chopped very flne. rut to gether and press. Ham and Poached Eggs. A more elaborate dish of meat and eras' la made by placing a piece of thinly sliced boiled ham on a round of buttered toast, a poached egg on the bam, and covering with a highly sea soned cream of a hollandalse sauce. A slice of tongue may be used Instead of the ham. If preferred, a well sea soned and rather thick tomato sauce or curry sauce may be used. Children's 8ponge Cake. One and one-half cups pastry flour, two teasnoons of baking powder or one teaspoon of soda and one-half tea- noon of cream tartar. Add two eggs. ftroken into a cup and the cup filled up with thin cream, and one cup oi near. Stir all together, in a mixing bowl and beat hard five minutes. This is very good. For Brilliant Windows. Tata a nad of cotton rag soaked in glycerin, and rub the glass all over Inside. Then take a piece of clean dry rm nd llehtlv nolish the glass until the glycerin is invisible, but not en tirely rubbed away. Do uua wnen the, riaaa is fairly warm and- dry. and you will get brilliant windows, no con densation, and a great saving in the amount of cleaning. Woman's Life. Boston Brown Bread. ' Mix together two cupfuls of rye meal and one cup of cornmesL Add one (km nf m. cunful of molasses, one tea- spoonful of soda dissolved in two ta blespoonfuls of water, one pint sour milk and a teaspoonful of salt, and. pour into a greased mold. Cover tight- and steam lor iour sours. ... sf OF UaUQSBE I Willie r , .-, . . - (i pM 1 . & TRZATJtfO TftCF fVJTJ O '. method or cuan&icwG o PILES driven by the hut dwel . lers of the Baltic centuries ago are as sound today as when first placed. The wooden cof fins in which the Egyptians burled their dead are still preserved in perfect condition after thousands of years of service. The longevity of timber under these two extremes of climate and moisture conditions has naturally made people ask, what causes wood decay? The answer is, fungi and bacteria, low forms of plant life which live In the wood and draw their nourishment from it The little orgar'ims are so little that a microscope is required to see them, yet their work results In the destruction of billions of feet of timber each year and the railroad cor poration with its cross tie bill running up into seven figures and the farmer who spends a' hundred or so dollars a year for fence posts are alike draw ing upon the knowledge of experts In all parts of the world in efforts to learn the most economical and most satisfactory method of preserving wood against the inroads of decay. In studying the means of preventing de cay wood-preserving experts have learned many things about the ob noxious fungi which sap the life of timber. The small organisms can grow either in light or in total darkness; but all of them require requisite amounts of air, food, moisture and heat If one or more of these essen tial requirements is lacking, they can not live, and the decay of timber will not take place. Wood constantly sub merged in water never rots, simply because there is an insufficient sup ply of air. This condition accounts for the soundness of the old Baltic piles. On the other hand, if wood can be kept air-dry It will not decay because there will then be too little moisture. The timber .used by the Egyptians will last indefinitely so long as it is bone-dry. There are a great many cases, how ever, where it is impossible to keep wood submerged in water, or in an ab solutely air-dry condition. In fact a large percentage of the timber which is used is exposed to the weather, and is subjected to decay simply because It contains enough air and enough wa ter for the decomposing organisms to get a foothold. Decay is most seri ous where the atmosphere is warm and damp, because these . conditions are most favorable for its develop ment In the coal mines of Pennsyl vania timber decays In two or three years because the temperature is warm and constant and the air is damp. And in the south, the warm, humid atmosphere often causes the timber to rapidly decompose. Decay may be prevented by two gen eral methods,' by treating the wood with antiseptics, thus poisoning the food supply of the organisms which cause decay and by treating it with oils which render it waterproof. A combination of these two methods is most commonly used, as when wood is treated with creosote which fills up the pores in the timber and keeps out water and is also a powerful antisep tic. The United States government con siders the investigations of the pre servative treatment of timber of such Importance that the business of one branch of a bureau in the department of agriculture the "Office of Wood Preservation' in the forest service at Washington, Is given over entirely to the work of experiments In co-operation with railroad companies and tk- divlduals in prolonging the life of rail road ties, mine props, bridge Umbers, fence posts and transmission poles. Advice and practical assistance Is fur nished all wherequest this advice of the forester. The lengthening of Ufe of timber means the saving of thou sands of dollars annually through do ing away with the heavy expense of Ubor and cost of material for renew al . . - . . . ' " 4 '- Thst tie humsie rmiircRd Ci U I . - r - . . . '.!,. ti, v. - -"""' V ""- i ; - . . l i most Important factor In the material development of the country Is a great truth that is little understood-by peo ple outside of railroad circles. The Dufflnsr engine that sneeds at the rate of a' mile or more a minute over the country is a slave to the two rails that insure a smooth and safe road. and these rails in turn depend on the old-fashioned wooden cross-tie which holds them in place. Tankee invention has not yet found a substitute which has induced the railroads to give un wood, although experts say that the day will surely come when the country's forests will no longer be called upon to supply the demand for ties. Up to the present time it seems that no other material has been found which has the resill ency of wood and which at the same time causes less wear and tear on the rails, fastenings, and roadbed. . The country's railroads during the last two or three years used 110,000, 000 to 150,000,000 of sawed and hewn ties a year. The ideal tie timber Is white oak. which combines tne qual ities of durability, hardness, strength, and close eraln. It is not only excel lent for ties, but Is widely used in ship building, for general construction, in cooperage, in the manufacture of car riages, for agricultural Implements, in terior finish of houses, and lor iunn ture. On account of this wide use, the supply has been greatly reduced and some of the railroads have been forced to pay almost prohibitive prices for ties, or to substitute otner ana cheaner woods to replace the white oak ties rapidly disappearing irom their lines. Over 40 per cent of the ties recently nurchased by the railroads of tho country are oak, according to latest statistics of United States for est service. Cross-ties of south Am nine formed . somewhat . less than 2S; per cent Douglas fir ties - ranked third, with approximate ly ten per cent of the total Cedar, which Is very durable, has been extensively used to taice tne place of white oak for ties, but It Is so nft that It is readily cut by the rails. This necessitates the use of tie plates and other protective devices wnen cedar ties are used. As the supply of cedar is also running short. It is nec essary for the railroads to seek fur ther for new tie timber. One of the woods which has all the requisites of a good tie, with the exception of dura bility. Is the beech. A beech tie generally consists large ly of sapwood, which partly accounts for its lack of durability, but on the other hand, allows a thorough and easy preservative treatment In Ger many and France, beech ties have been successfully preserved from1 de cay and are used very extensively. Bee'ch is found widely distributed throughout the eastern part of the United States, and at the present time Is comparatively cheap and abundant If, therefore, the railroads whose lines are located in the regions where beech is abundant can make use of this wood, treated with some suitable pre .orHttire. another source of supply of tie timber will be opened up. ntnmnnen values have been Increas lng so rapidly during the last few years that many railroads have found it necessary to modify their timber policy, end they yearly apply preserv atives to a greater number of ties and to more kinds of wood. Substi tute fcoods naturally -vary with differ ent sections of the country, but In most casea they lack the two essen tial qualities found in white ... oak. namely, resistance to mechanical wear and to decay. Experience proves that wear can be successfully retarded by the use of tie plates anoT other me chanical devices and decay can be postponed by the application of proper preservatives. The new conditions have made it necessary for many rail road tompasles to meet the problem f Tiwwfliratlon by establishing treat ing plants at "cntrU TSiafJ of filstri 1 button alor2 t-t-ri-aea. ECONOMIC USE OF MEATS Department of Agrloulture Has Pre pared a Bulletin Dealing with ths Subject . Discussion of the increasing cost of living has brought to light quite gen erally that the cheaper cuts of meats are more difficult to prepare for the table than the more expensive por tions of the carcass, due to a lack of knowledge of how they may be made appetizing and palatable. With view to providing the housekeepers of the country with practical suggestions along this line, the United States de partment of agriculture has prepared a manual of economy In meat cooking that contains much valuable informa tion, which will be issued free. It is known as "Economic Use of Meats In the Home," and may be had by ad dressing a request to the secretary ol agriculture, Washington. The contents covers a variety oil subjects including 60 recipes of savory dishes and much general information such as: Geueral methods of preparing meats. Utilizing cheaper cuts of meats in palatable dishes. A simple but practical method of clarifying fata. Methods of extending the flavor of meats. The recipes have been selected from a wide range collected from approved sources and are all simple formulas calling for such items of food as are generally to be found in every house hold and requiring no technical knowl edge to compound. To cool a hot dish in a hurry place It in vessel full of cold salt water. Slight stains can be removed from black cloth by rubbing with a freshly cut raw potato, wiping It with a clean cloth. When you make griddle cakes, beat the milk and eggs together with egg beater. They will almost melt In your mouth. .. Chicken salad is delicious If mixed with small pieces of green pepper and mayonnaise. Press the meat into pepper cases. A few drops of lemon squeezed in the water in which potatoes are boiled, Just before they are done, will prevent them from turning black. Woolen blankets should be placed In boxes lined with newspapers. Lay pieces of linen saturated with turpen tine In the boxes to prevent an inva sion of moths. Vaseline will leave a stain that ia hard to get out Wash goods stained with vaseline first in warm water and soap, then a few drops of chlorinated soda rubbed on the spots will cause them to disappear. Spinach, Bohemian 8tyle. Wash thoroughly and pick over one- half peck spinach. Put in boiling salted water and let boll twenty to thirty minutes, then strain and press out all the water and chop flne. Brown two teaspoonfuls flour with one of but ter and add one pint of rich beef stock; mix thoroughly and keep stir ring while boiling for five minutes; season to taste with , salt and pepper. Serve on small platter and garnish with fried eggs. The eggs can be omitted if you wish. This is a palata ble dish, as well as a tonlo, for It cleanses the complexion. It should be eaten freely this time of year. A Can of 8almon. A can of salmon is one of the most reliable emergency helps that a house keeper can have in stock. It can be served as a bisque, diluted with a thin white sauce and strained, may -be served as a salad, picking the solid meat apart, arranging on shredded let tuce or lettuce hearts, dressed with msyonnalse and garnished with olives or hard boiled egga, or may serve as a substantial part of a meal In a loaf or scallop. Tomato Fish Chowder. Fry two slices of pork, cut fine, then one-half can tomatoes and cook slow an hour with the pork, then put in the fish and potatoes In layers, shake a little pepper and flour with each lay er; when the potatoes are nearly done, add a quart of milk and one dozen crackers, split; take the crackers up separately; if the pork does not relish, add a little salt This requires four pounds of fish and a quart bowl of potatoes. Graham Crackers. Take one cup of graham flour, a good pinch of salt, and mix with a very little cold water into a stiff ball. Roll out quickly, put into a large pan. and trace into little ahapes with a knife or tracing wheel. Bake quick ly! Will puff up and taste delicious with or without butter or peanut but ter. Experiment till you get thm just right Rice a la Relne. Cook three ounces of rice in one quart of milk for two or three hours; sweeten and flavor to taste. When cooled, add one-half ounce of gelatine, dissolved In half a teaeupful of milk; strain and add one gill of cream. Stir well and pour Into a wetted mold. ""To Remove Rust Where rust has not become ' too fixed, it can be removed by hard rub bing with a cloth wet in sweet oil Coal oil is even better.. Let. the article scak Tn the oil several hours. Rub ting, with fine ?tnd!prrr !a also good. I1ET THEORY IS RAPIDLY SPREADING OVER COUNTRY sv w 1 T. Cooper's theory concerning the human stomach, which he claims ta prove, with bis new medicine, is being given more respect and comment Cooper claims that 90 per 'cent of an Oi health is due to stomach trou ble. When interviewed about his theory recently, he said: "Stomach trouble is the great curse of the 20th century so far as the civilized races are con cerned. . Practically all of the chronic ill health of this generation Is caused by abnormal stomachic conditions,. In earlier days, when the, human race was closer to nature, and men and women worked all day out of doors, digging their frugal existence from the soil, the tired, droopy, half -sick people that are now so common, did not exist 'To be sure, there was sickness in those days, but it was of a virulent character, and only temporary. There was none of this half-sick condition all the time -with which so many are afflicted nowadays. "I know positively that every hit of this chronic 111 health la caused by stomach trouble. The human stomach in civilized people today Is degenerate. It lacks tone and strength. This weak ness has gradually come through a sed entary existence. I further know that few people can be sick with the diges tive apparatus in perfect shape. - The sole reason for my success is because my New Discovery medicine tones the stomach up to required strength In about six weeks' time. That Is why I have had more people come and thank me wherever I have gone to introduce my medicine, than I have had time to talk with." . Among the Immense numbers of peo ple who are now strong believers In Cooper's theory and medicine ia Mrs. M. E. Delano, a prominent resident of the suburb of Brookline, Boston, Mass. She says: "For several years I was broken In health, caused primarily by stomach and nerve troubles. I gradu ally became worse, until recently I waa compelled to go without solid food for days at a time. I had sour stomach, palpitation of the nerves of stomach and heart, dyspepsia, and extreme ner vousness. I suffered terribly with In somnia, and my liver, bowels and whole system gradually became de ranged. I felt instant relief the first day I began this Cooper medicine. I now feel like a new being. Today I walked all over town, shopping some thing I have not done for years. "I make this statement wholly from a sense of duty. I feel I owe It to any one who might find relief and renewed happiness as I have done." Cooper's New Discovery la sold by all druggists. If your drugglst-Cannot supply you, we will forward yon the name of a druggist In your city who will. Don't accept "something Just as good." The Cooper Medicine Co, Day ton, Ohio. - It Seemed 8o. The little son of the family hap pened to be idling his time in the kitchen when the coloredporter came up out of the cellar, where he had been shoveling coal Into the heater, grasped the white towel hanging on the door and passed Into the halL For an instant the youth gased awe struck at the coal dust impressions left on the towel, then yelled after the re treating negro: "Oh, Sam; your color's coming off!" Wudge. $100 Reward, $100. The ierjn of ttki eeser m be rliMid to here . Mm Umc k e leeet one dreaded tllnm tea eamee . i bM able to core ta til Re bimm. and teat Catarrh. BaU"e OeUirk Cure m tu. only poiUre ewe aow wewa to ue meaieal mterany. uiarm be tag a eonetttuUoaal dleneie. require a eoaMite) Uoael taetmeat. Hell Ceteirh Cure fe tekea tenuuly. actios datetly opoa the blood and maeooe eurteoa ol the ejrtun. thereby dcetrorto the tmndattoa of the dame, sod (rtrtnf the petieat eticaeta by bnlMinf up the eooautuiioa and aanet to( nature In doais He work. The prmnletore bvre eo much tilth In lie eurtttre power that they otter . On Hundred Dollar! tor any eee that M tall to ire. oa tor i oi usiimoniea Addnea F. J. CHENEY et CO Toledo, a Bold by ell Drwtiet. He, Dak Halle Family nil lor eoneUpaUoa. O, Thoae Tears! "So you are going to marry Mr. Gllmson?" smiles the first fair young thing. "I was engaged to him last year. He positively wept when I broke the engagement" "I know he did," answers the other beauteous creature. "He told me that he wept for Joy." A frlendshln which makes the least noise ls"very often the most useful; for which reason I should prefer a prudent friend to a sealous one. Ad dison. COLDS AFFECT the kid::ey V 1 y w - m , f a dkfcw- .