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for Everybody Trading Stamps with every purchase. Tifty storesj^2!1 Pa. Ave. and 8th St. Southeast EXTRA STAMP COPPONS. This coupon entitles bearer to (5) extra Trading Stamps with pur chases of 10c. or mure. Wednesday only. Beautiful Silk Taffeta Checks in light or dark blue, pink or black. 2llC Very special at. a yard a w. Full Yard-wide Percales; very soft finish; best 15c. grade, in light or dark checks, stripes or plain fl 2c colors; a yard u^?v. New Calicoes In mercerized checks; very special value at, a Or yard ov* Galatea Cloth for boys' wash suits or pants; many pretty patterns. Regular l?c. quality at, a 11 yard UOV. Spring Suitings In the new shades of gray, violet and blue; also new plaids. Best 75c. quality. Special. Guaranteed Black Taffeta Silk; full yard-wide; $1.25 quality Spe- 0&r? rial value, a yard ' Fine White Mercerized Madras; the IV* kind. In many pretty pat- T] OfT !> rns Special, a yard ~ Pindar Batiste, in all the newest patterns; best 8c. quality. Spe> . l.d. a yard Boys' Spring Suits, $1.89 Th s is a special for Wednesday only. Roys' Stylish Spring Suits, In all sizes; ?ults that Sell regularly at $3.00 are offered for Wednesday at, ? fl SIJ Choice, for 3*11.0^ 89?>6 Muslin Underwear at Special! Prices. UNDER WEAR AT i?9c. Beautifully trimmed Corset Covers, Skirts, Gowns. Drawers and Chem ises. in dainty lace insertions, em broidery and ribbons; regular $1.25 and $1.4!1 values. A gar ment VW. UNDERWEAR AT 17c. Including Corset Covers and Draw ers; very prettily trimmed; regular 25c. garments. Choice Wednesday 117c. UNDERWEAR AT 49c. liwludlng Skirts, Gowns, Drawers and Corset Covers; very prettily trimmed with lace, embroidery and ribbons; garments worth 59c.. tiSH-. and 75c. in this sale at, xl(fV* choice Boys' Pants, 23c. These Pants are considered sood value at .'flic, a pair and are equal to many sold at 49c. As a special for Wednesday we w II sell them ill any size up to 14 years at. a 23c. I Our Boys' Cilotihing Store ?j* ;< n..w ready with a complete stock of y run Spring Goods, suits, ctps and T hat*. pants, shirt waists, etc. All T marked at surprisingly low prices. Fancy Joint less China Mat tings. yard Neat Striped China Mat- | tings, yard Fine Heavy Mattings, pin striped, yard Extra Cjuality Japanese Car pet Pattern, yard Finest Quality Heavy China Mattings, jard When in Doubt, Buy of House &? Herrmann. Modern types ? modern presses ? typesetting ma chines?and the best print ing skill combine to make (itir services as "printers to von" valuable to you. Consult us about tlie next printing lob. Our stock is replete with new spring patterns in all departments ? new patterns in Furniture, new patterns in Rugs, new patterns in Dra peries, new Mattings, new patterns in Go-Carts, new patterns in Dinner Sets. We have even our full line of Refrigerators ready for you to select from. v ? ! Never Disappoint. 3J mhtf 40tl Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain PilJs *ill jtrevent. find also cure, nil pains of every na ture. anil are absolutely harmless. The soothing Influence upon the nerves and muscles quiet and refresh the Irritated conditions. **Pr. Miles' Antl I'ain Pills always cure U& headache, and th?* beauty of it Is It costs such a trifle. I am gls.l there is such a remedy for people who must work. sick or well. Headaches never prevent me from keeping my engagements."? MRS. G. N. GRIFFITH, Santa Ana. Cal. The Cmt package will benefit; if not. the druggist will return yoOr money. 23 (loses. 25 cents. Never sold in bulk. This handsome Parlor Table, 24x24-lnch top, highly polished, in oak or mahogany / p tinlsh; a very pret ty design; only ^ PaintBrush 'EYES Ex|^ned SPECIAL ?SOLID GOLD Spring Rimless EYE $ <1 GLASSES, with case jj and guard "Voo Seed Salinger's Eye Service." SELINGER'S fF. "Look for the Bis Clock." feg-S0t 20 Impart* a sensation so exquisite and last ing. It cleans ths teeth and gives ton to ths mouth. Aak your dentist. ?for use la the kitchen rang,. House wives hare learned bv experience that It I* superior to all other fuel and moat xsoutulcaL We'll npply jou Coke. K Rnshela forge Coke, delivered fJ.50 ?0 ltosbrls forge Coke, delivered S3 70 AO Bnshels forge Coke. delivered S8.S0 1 XS Huahel? Crushed Coke, delivered... .11.00 40 Hostels Crashed Coke, delivered... $4 SO 00 Bushels Crushed Coke, delivered .. .$4.00 Washington G&sllghtCo, ! ub.1 28d 41? lom 81'. N.W. ?wltebea ?3 00-formerly fn.oo Gray Switches 14.80?formerly $0.80 Or?y Switches te. 00?formerly (8 00 foe's Hair Medieaot. $1. Restores (ray hstr to natural color?GUARANTEED. Prevents *.????? atir. * Hslrdresslng. Shampooing. I Eyeing sod Bleaching. S. HELLER'S, T20 SEVENTH ST. H.W. MADE Or MEXICAN PEPPEBS. Grown And 'ienerallv Used Is Mexico. Where INDIGESTION is cnkkowm. foadlitg Qrocera Have It. lalT-gs.ta.tk.4St.10 'Phone North J641. Automobiles are now in demand. If ]rou want to buy or soil a second-hand one a little ad In the automobile classified column of The Star will probably do the business. Try It. iiiiiinini>iti>iiiniii?? Dulin & Martin Co. in Richly PLATE: 'HOSE desiring ex ceptionally h a n .d some china* will ap preciate the great saving opportunities offered by this sale. Dinner, Breakfast, Tea and Dessert Plates in vari ous rich patterns of Minton, Cauldon, Coalport, Havi land, etc., may now be had at the very lowest, bargain prices?prices which in many instances are as low as you would pay for ordi nary china. C7Make your selection NOW, while the variety is still good. Dulfn J f Marti oCo.,1 f i ??F Pottery, Porcelain, China, Glaus, Silver, etc., T |l215FSt.&I214-118QSt.i + it Makes one linger at the break fast table, so delicious. *s <t Coffee, 25c. St 1325 F St. DO YOU USE SHINOLA? IF NOT. YOU HAVE NOT EXPERIENCED THE FACT THAT SHOE SHINING CAN BECOME A PLEASANT DUTY. INSTEAD OF A DREADED TASK. SHINOLA IS THE ONLY SHOE POLISH WHICH GIVES AN INTENSE LUSTROUS BLACK SHINE, FREE FROflfc ANY TINGE OF BLUE, PURPLE OR GRAY. IT IS WATERPROOF EASILY APPLIED. ONE SHINE LASTS A WEEK. There Is only one" best" shoe Ish-it Is SHINOLA. A box of shines it your detler's, 10 Buy SHINOLA to-d*^ THE SHINOLA COMPANY, Rochester.. N. Y, A Wonderful Canary. From the Boston Herald. A wonderful canary bird belongs to a family In Everett. The little fellow has the freedom of the house, flying whither soever he listeth at all times. While good friends with every member of the family, he is particularly attached to the child of the house, a little girl four or Ave years old. When the child comes where the csu nary Is he rushes excitedly to meet her and begins the most frantic caresses, perch ing on her head and shoulders and Anally nestling under her ear, where he reaches round to the rosy chin and Hps and kisses them In true bird fashion. But, not con tent with this ardent demonstration, he in sists on making the lltUe girl open her mouth.and then he daintily taps each tooth with his tiny beak. If she refuses to part her llpe "to see what the bird will do," as she says, he scolds and flutters and even pecks at her cheek unUI he Anally obtains his own way again. What the Idea can be, unless Mr. Canary thinks the white teeth are bits of sugar or cuttlefish. It Is difficult to conjecture. That he has some method in his caprice is quite evident. To no one else does he show any such marked at tention. As the result of Internal Injuries sustained last Wednesday by falling from a railroad bridge near Hancock, Md.. Martin Luther Shrelner died at his home, in Hagerstown, Sunday, aged Afty-three. He had been in the employ of the Western Union for over thirty years. FIRE-PROOF STORAGE. tor tfc? stent* <* toasekaM satsmard L? _J c. separata looked compartmenta. tt a Et?7 goods, etc. taootb up. Lowest rates of Insurance. Merchants' Transfer & Storage Co. ?20 822 E st. 'Pbooe Mala $400 E offer a fine now T'pright Grand Piano?sent us as a sample ? an elegant in strument?line tone aud action?rich, handsomely carved mahogany case?3 pedals and all the latest improvements?at the special figure of $225, on $? monthly payments. This instrument should sell for $400. aud carries with it onr full regular guarantee. It's a snap at $225; don't ml89 it. for surh an opportunity may never he offered agaiu. $350 Second-hand Upright Piano, in good con- <1? ti g- g dition, special at Easy Monthly Payments F.G. SMITH "cZ? KiSSS' 122S Pa. Ave. President -Roosevelt Sends a Message to Congress. PLAN OF ENDICOTT BOARD Changes Wrought by the Derelop ment of Ordnance. DEFINITE POLICY MARKED OUT Necessity for Affording Protection to Our Insular Possession# and the Entrance to the Panama Canal. President Roosevelt has sent a message to Congress, accompanying plans for coast defense, prepared by a Joint board of army and navy officers, in which he emphasized the necessity for further defenses and re views the history of defensive works In this country. The President calls especial attention to the recommendation of the board that the entrance to Chesapeake bay be added to the list of placcs in the United States to be de fended. He says the Insular possessions cannot be long neglected If the 1 nlted States desires to hold them. Defenses are recommended for Manila bay. Pearl harbor. Guantanamo, Guam, San Juan and Honolulu, because of their strat egic locations. Defenses aTe reommended for entrances to the Panama canal. 1 he President savs: "The necessity for adequate coast de fense Is greater today than twenty yeais ago." and concludes: "it was due to the se curely defended condition of Japanese ports that the Japanese fleet was free to seek out and watch Its proper objective?t he Russian fleet?without fear of interruption or recall to guard its home ports against raids by the Vladivostok squadron. This, one of the most valuable lessons of the late war in the east. Is worthy of serious consideration by our country, with its extensive coast line, its many important harbors and its wealthy manufacturing coast cities. "The security and protection of our coast and the accompanying plan merits and should receive the generous support of the Congress." The President's Message. The text of the message follows: "To the Senate and House of Representa tives: "Our coast defenses, as they existed in 1800. were not surpassed In efficiency by those of any country, but within a few years the Introduction of rifled cannon and armor In the navies of the world, against which the smooth-bore guns were practi cally useless, rendered them obsolete. For many years no attempt was made to rem edy "the deficiencies of these seacoast fort ifications. There was no establishment in the country equipped for the manufacture of high-power rifled guns; there was no definite adopted policy of coast defense, and Congress was reluctant to undertake a work the cost of which could not be stated even approximately and the details of which had not advanced?so far as could be ascertained?beyond the experimental stages. "The act of March 3, 1883. was the first decisive step taken to secure suitable and adequate ordnance f>>r military purposes Under the proviaons of this act a Joint board of officers of the army and navy was appointed 'for the purpose of examining and reporting to Congress which of the navy yards or arsenals owned by the gov ernment has the best location and Is best adapted for the establishment of a govern ment foundry, or what other method. If any, should be adopted for the manufacture of lieavy ordnance adapted to modern war fare for the use of the army and navy of the United States.' This board, known as the 'gun foundry board,' made its report In 1884 and directed public attention not only to the defenseless condition of our coasts but to the importance and necessity of formulating a comprehensive scheme for the protection of our harbors and coast clt ies. "As a result the act of Congress approv ed March 3, 1885. provided that 'the Pros ldent of the United States shall appoint a board ? ? ? which board shall examine and report at what ports fortifications or other defenses are most urgently required the character and kind of defenses best adapted to each with reference to arttia ments. the utilization of torpedoes, mines and other defensive appliances. Plans of the Endicott Board. "The board organized under the forego lng provision of law, popularly known as the Endicott board, in its report of Jan uury 23, 1886, cited the principles on which any system of coast defense should be based, and clearly stated the necessity of having our important strategic and com mercial centers made secure against naval attack. In determining the ports that were In urgent need of defense, since a fleet did not exist for the protection of the iner chant marine, fortifications were provided at every harbor of Importance along the coast, and at several of the la-ke ports For any particular harbor or locality the report specifies the armament considered necessary for proper protection the char acter of emplacements to be used, the num ber of submarine mir es and torpedo boats with detailed estimates of cost for these various Items. The proposed guns, mounts and emplacements were of types that seemed at that time best suited to aocom nils!) the desired results, based on the only data available, namely, experiments and Information of similar work from abroad "After the report was made part of the nubile records the development and adop tlon of a suitable disappearing gun car rlage caused the substitution of open em placements for the expensive turrets and armored casemates, materially reducing the cost of installing the armaments; the great advances in ordnance. Increasing the P^wer and range of the later guns, caused a dim lnutlon In the number and caliber of the pieces to be mounted, and this fact, com blned with advances in the science of en glneering, rendered unnecessary the con structlon of the expensive floating bat terles" designed by the End'F$).tt lboH? ?>? mounting guns to give sufficient flre for the defense of wide channels, or for har bors where suitable foundations could not belecured on land. Furthermore, keeping uaca with the gradual development and im Movement in the engines and Implements of war. fortified harbors are equipped with rapid-lire guns, and, to a certain extent with power plants, searchlights and a sys tem of tire control and direction, now es sentlal adjuncts of a complete system defense, though not so considered by that While the details of the scheme of d? fense recommended by the Endicott board have been departed from In making prorl slon for later developments of war ma t riai great value of its report lies In the fact that It sets forth a definite and Intelligible plan or pollcyupon !rh'oh t^? very Important work of coast defense should proceed, and which is as applicable today as when formulated. "The greater effective ranges possible with the later rlfledcannon, thenecesslty of thoroughly covering with gun fire available water of approach, and the growth of seacoast towns beyond the limits of^some of the military reservations have combined to move defensive works more to the front, and many of the gun positions now occupied have been obtained from prl vate ownership. The cost of such sites has been a large item in the present cost fortifications, and this purchase of land was not Included to its estimates by ths Endicott board. .. -An examination of the report also dis closes the fact that no estimates were sub mitted covering a supply of ammunition to be kept in reserve for the services of the guns that wore recommended, due perhaps to the fact that a satisfactory powder to give the energy desired and a suitable pro jectile to accomplish the desired destruc tion of armor were still in experimental stages. These questions, however, are no longer in doubt, and Congress already has made provisions for some of the ammuni tion needed. "The omissions in tbe estimates of the Endicott board and the changes In the de tails of its plans have caused doubts in the minds of many as to ths money that will be needed to defend completely our coast by runs, mines and their adjunct*. Defence of Insular Po???ions. "New localities are pressing their claims for defense. The Insular possessions can not be held unless the principal ports, naval bases and coaling stations are fortified be fore the outbreak of war. These considera tions have led me to appoint a Joint board of officers of the army and navy 'to recom mend the armament, fixed and floating, mo bile torpedoes, submarine mines and all other defensive appliances that may be n^ssary to couplete the harbor defense with the most economical and advantageous expenditure of money;' the board was Turther instructed 'to extend its examina tions so as to Include estimates and recom mendations relative to the defenses of the insular possessions,' and to 'recommend the order in which the proposed defense shall be completed, so that all the elements of harbor defense may be properly and ef fectively co-ordinated.' "The board has completed its labors, and i?i..r*iPOiT ' wlth a letter of trans mittal by the Secretary of War is here Ti! transmitted for the information of the congress. It is to be noted that the entrance to Chesapeake bay. not hereto fore recommended or authorised by Con added to the lists of ports In the United States to be defended, with the im portant reasons therefore clearly stated; that the gun defense proper is well ad vanced toward completion, and that the greater part of tbe estimate is for new work of gun defense, for the accessories now so necessary for efficiency, and for an allowance of ammunition which, added to that already on hand, w.il give the min imum supply that should be kept In re serve to successfully meet any sudden at tack. The letter of the Secretarv of War contains a comparison of the estimates of the Endicott board with the amounts al ready appropriated for tho present de fense and the estimates of the new board, from which it appears that a complete de fense of our coasts, emitting cost of am munition and sites, can be accomplished for less than the amount estimated by the Endicott board, even Including the addi tional localities not recommended by it. j "In the Insular possessions tlie great naval bases at Guantanamo. Sublg bay and Pearl harbor, the coaling stations at Uuam and San Juan, require protection, and. in addition, defenses are recommended for Manila bay and Honolulu, because of the strategic Importance of these locali ties. In the letter of the Secretary of War will be found the sums already appropriated for defenses at some of these ports or harbors, and the estimates are for the com pletion of an adequate defense at each lo cality. , Defense of Panama Canal. "Defenses are recommended for the en trance to the Panama canal as contem plated by the act of June 28. 1902 (Spooner act), and under the terms of this act the cost of such fortifications would probably be paid from appropriations for the con struction and defense of the canal. "The necessity for a complete and ade- | quate system of coast defense is greater today than twenty years ago, for the in- I creased wealth of the country offers more tempting Inducements to attack, and a hos tile fleet can reach our coast in u much shorter period of time. The fact that we now have a navy does not In any wise diminish the importance of coast defenses; on the contrary, that fact emphasizes their value and necessity for their construction. It is an accepted naval maxim that a navy can be used to strategic advantage only when acting on the offensive, aud It can be free to so operate only after our coast defense is reasonably secure and so recog nized by the country. It was due to the securely defended conditions of the Japa nese ports that the Japanese fleet was free to seek out and watch its proper objective ?the Russian fleet?without fear of Inter ruption or recall to guard its home ports against raids by the Vladivostok squadron. This, one of the most valuable lessons of the late war In the east, is worthy of seri ous consideration by our country, with its ! extensive coast line. Its many important harbors and Its many~ wealthy manufac- : turing coast cities. "The security and protection of our In terests require the completion of the de fenses of our coast, and the accompanying plan merits and should receive the gener- | ous support of the Congress. "THEODORE ROOSEVELT. "The White House, March 5, 1906." Cost of Completing Defenses. In his letter transmitting the report of the board to the President Secretary Taft i says that the board estimates the cost of completing the defenses at $50,879,399, or ] $22,896,806 less than the sum proposed by the Endicott board. The Secretary says the growth of the country, the Improve ments of the ordnance and the increase of the navy in the past twenty years have brought about a rearrangement of and ad ditions to the list of porta made by the Endicott board. "The changes that have taken place in the system of defense have been so radical." he says, "that the one proposed In 1880 is not comparable with the scheme as it exists today." The estimates for the ports added since the Endicott board made its report, in cluding Chesapeake bay, are as follows: Eastern entrance to Dong Island sound, including $2.948.iV?7 already expended. $8. 021283; Port Royal, already expended, $182 101; Tampa, including $704,487 already expended, $1,210,377; Puget sound. Includ ing, $4.28*1,015 already expended, $9,800,2t>4; Chesapeake bay. $0,102,871. The amount so far appropriated ana al lotted is $72,750,583. He estimates the cost for the defense of the insular possessions, including the naval bases and coaling sta tions. at $19,873,890 In addition to the $2. 254,920 already appropriated The esti mated cost for the defense of the isthmian canal ports, exclusive of the cost of land. 'J^h'e report is made by the Taft board, which was constituted by a presidential order and consisted of Secretary Taft, Dleut.' Gen. Chaffee. MaJ. Gen. Bate?. Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas. MaJ. Gen. Story retired: Gen. Greely, chief signal officer Gen. Crozler. chief of ordnance; Gen. Mackenzie, chief of engineers; Samuel M. Mills, chief of artillery; Cnpt. C. L. Bperry. United States navy, with MaJ. Geo. W. Goettials. general staff, secretary. Report of the Board. While the letter of Secretary Taft sum marizes a report of the board, which ac companies the message, this report Is a voluminous document, and goes Into every detail upon the points covered In the Presi dent's message and the Secretary's letter. A considerable part of the report Is devoted to the necessity for defenses In the Insular i possessions and Isthmian ports. The places mentioned In this oonnectlon are Guanta namo. San Juan. Guam. Subig bay, Manila bay. Pearl harbor. Honolulu. Colon and Panama, the latter two the canal ports. The recommendations of the Endicott board for the defences of home ports have been revised, and the following ports rec ommended: Kennebeo river, Portland, Portsmouth. Boeton. New Bedford, Narra gansett bav. eastern entrance to Long Inland sound, eastern and southern en trances to New York. Delaware bay, Balti more. entrance to Chesapeake bay, Hamp ton roads. Potomac river. Cape Fear river, Charleston. Savannah. Key West,. Pensa cola. Mobile bay. Mississippi river. Galves ton, San Diego. Columbia river, Puget sound, lake ports. Klska. Island. A large part of the report Is devoted to the questions of guns and projectiles to be used for defenses. The board deduces the following opinion on this subject: Ports of 1 the first Importance should be defended with 12-Inch guns and mortars; channels liable to cruiser attack. 10-Inch guns; places sub ject to naval raids: 6-inch guns; for the pro tection of mine fields, 3-Inch guns. The naval opinion Is that the first-class fortifications will not be seriously attacked by anything less powerful than battleships. The board recommends that no change in policy be made in regard to having private establishments supply war material for coast defenses. Unique Railroad to Be Built. Official announcement has been made at Toledo, Ohio, by W. B. Strang of New Tork that the right of way has been secured between Toledo and Indiao a polio for a new railroad, and that work will begin next month. The company Is capitalised at $3,000,000 and Senator Thompson of Indianapolis is president. The remarkable feature of the new project is that while steam will be used for the movement of freight, gaso-electrlc cars will be used for passenger service. The road will be known as the Toledo, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. Dr. T. Campbell, who with bis father and three brothers founded Dec Moines, Iowa, died in St. Louis Saturday at the age of elrhty years. President Castro of Venezuela has released Otn. Ramon Querra and several ether po litical prisoners. The president has gone to Mara cay. Teapot Results Are Assured BY USING sum CEYLON AND INDIA TEA IT HAS A DELICIOUSNESS ALL ITS OWN. Lead packets only. Trial packet, I Oc. At all Grocers'. Highest Award St. Louis, 1904. PERILS OF INDOOR LIFE. Sedentary Occupations the Source of Many Dangers. From the ''Unique. The sedentary lives led by most towns men are declared dangerous. First of all h? asserts that the character .of llfp In Amer ica has changed and Is still changing, not only from the outdoor life of pioneering and settlement to the Indoor life of com merce and manufactures, but k also from the rough life of manual agriculture to the less laborious methods of modem farming. This cliange In the mode of life of the peo ple has been followed, he believes, by a corresponding change In the diseases to which they are subject. He says: "The change In physical conditions re sulting from the indoor life Is of the ut most Importance from the standpoint or national welfare. ? ? ? Inasmuch as a nation's existence may depend any time upon the physical and moral strength of 'the man behind tbe gun,' It behooves us to make every effort to prevent the de terioration which Inevitably follows con gestion and overcrowding. In my opinion the problem is more sociological than medi cal. and there are many thinkers working on It In all countries. "The establishment of parks and play grounds and the extension of trolley lines Into the country are doing considerable good In the way of giving the people ac cess to places where there Is fresher air, but In addition I hold that near every large Inland city there should be a national park of larger size reserved forever for the use of the people and containing attractions sufficient to draw the crowds away from the cities on Sundays and on holidays. "The tendency of the people to live In the ?uburl)s la to be commended, especially in families where there are young children; but as yet the number of suburban towns suitable for the Immense population of laboring people is relatively small, and the problem of building up such suburbs "for such a clas3 is one of the most Important which we have. It is probably, however, not too late in this country to take these things in time before the general physical condition of our large city populations Is hopelessly deteriorated. It is imperative that those who work in factories and In of fices should have a greater annual supply of fresh air than they now possess. I^abor unions should by combined effort establish colonies of workers in the various nearby suburbs before the factories and railroad yards have entirely tak"n possession of them. "The problem of supplying fresh air to those who are even too poor to take a trolley ride is indeed a seiious one. It is said that there are persons in the Chicago ghetto district who have never seen I^ake Michigan. For such a class the establish ment o^ small parks with swimming pools as near as possible to their district, and the municipal ownership of surface lines with reduced fares, would be a certain help. The latter would enable a considerable per centage of those not wholly submerged to live farther away from congested centers, while those who were still obliged to live in crowded portions) of the city might at least occasionally have the benefit of a trip to the suburbs or country. "The poor, however, are not the only ones that suffer from the Indoor life. In these days the ability to succeed in business de pends In many cases on the ability to stand protracted nervous strain quite as much as it does upon the possession of brains. Hence we find men In promient positions' who are obliged to make every minute count; who allow just so many hours for sleep, so many minutes for eating, and who practically work all the time. It Is among such a class that we are likely to find neurasthenia, heart disease, diabetes mellitus and chronic Brtght's disease To such men we advise the following: Sub urban residence and the habit of taking two vacations a year, one in the winter as well as one in the summer. But during the working season more sleep, less rich food, less alcohol, less sweets, a walk after din ner In the evening, and observance of Sun day as a day of rest for the mind, and suit able exercise for the body are desirable. "An Important measure with reference to the kidneys Is the systematic drinking of water, cool to a degree sufficient to be re freshing, but not iced. In every factory, department store, bank and office there should be a supply of pure water, easily obtainable, of which not less than three pints dally should be drunk by every per son able to tolerate it." Give Your Horse More Water. From Gating Magazine. Wafer should be before horses p t all times when indoors, and at least rj meal should ever be offered and no nigiit Ugl ts ever turned out until every animal has hid Ills chance at as many brimming buckets ..s he will take. The shy drinker may be tempted by many artifices, like mixing a little molasses, or salt, or oatmeal, or flax seed jelly, or bran, etc., etc., with the water, and constantly varying the flavor. Horses may even have all they want right after feeding, provided they have not been deprived of water for some time previous. Many shy drinkers, like shy feeders, who are generally nervous, take all nourishment best at night when It Is dark and quiet, and morning finds the empty manger and bucket which it had seemed, by day, al most nauseated them. THE BIOOEST FARM Don Luis Terrazas' Eight Million Acre Present Superlative. From Krerytwdy's Magazine. In a moment of vinous enthuilasn Danlel Webster put his hand In his pock et. asked how much the national deb was. and offered to pay it himself. A Mexican farmer, Don Luis Terraxas. great friend of President Dlax, onco of fered to assume the Mexican nntlona debt; and It wouldn't have kept bin awake nights if his offer had been a< cepted. Don Lui# has what you mlghi call a tidy little farm at Chlhuahun about eight million acres Takes th< Mexican Central trains more than hid a day to cross It. Whew! Don Luis 1 thought to own more than a million cat tie, but a bagatelle of a hundred thou sand or so more or less never bother him. His stable consists of some 100,(Rm horses; his sheepfold of TOO.Ooo sheep From 200.000 to 300.000 calves are brand ed with his brand every spring Mot than a thousand cowboys and so on keei his cattle on a thousand hills. By th way, his farm Includes a few mountains for diversification. At his slaughter ati' packing houses, near Chlhuahaa City 2o0,000 cattle, as many sheep, and hog Innumerable are killed; and .iwa> they n In his own refrigerator cars. Some 40.00 persons dwell on his estate and are rul< bj this Arabian Nights farmer, who live in a two-million (silver) dollar castle an Is a swell and nabob such as tliese I'niteu States know not. Some Invisible Certainties. From Everybody's Magazine. The change of personality; that is cla?S< now The evidence for telepathy ts Indub table. That may seem a bold statement; !' Is a commonplace for those who are 1 touch with the latest experiments of t) metaphyslc clinics Only a few years ago before Pasteur came?It would have bee deemed sheer Idiocy to talk of studying ty phoid fever or cholera or erysipelas tn a laboratory. Telepathy Is an acqulted cer tainty?as much as Harvey's theory of th circulation of the blood, which three acaJ emles of physicians declared Impossible. And the explanation of the strange phc nomena; are they. hints and instlg.ttlor. from another world?the Intervention o spirits of the dead, of angels or demons This Is the opinion held by almost all th sects of the occult, those who worship li the hundred and one little religions o' mysticism. Sclent does not go quite ?? far. It declares: First. There exist In nature certain un known forces capable of acting on matte; (This covers all the objective phenomena o' metaphysics, such as the transport of bodlc from one place to another, luminosity, etc Second. We possess other means of know ing than those of reason or the senw? (This applies to the subjunctive phenomet: of metaphysics. Including telepathy, secor. sight, clairvoyance). French Railroads Controlled. From Kverybody's Magazine. In France ncarljr all rhe railroads arc owned by private corporations. Of a tota. trackage of .To,000 miles the compinle own about 2H.5O0 miles, tlie government only 3,407 miles. Those that believe t ha' the solution of our troubles lies In govern ment control and not In government own. r ship can And much to Interest them It; the examples of France and England. It. both countries the government rofttrols but does not operate, but the methods of con trol are different. In England there Is a general supervision and regulation; In France the government takes part In th< actual direction, supervises the working1 01 the lines, and can Interfere at any tlrn< In any way It sees fit to modify rates ot make other changes It may desire. Tin French railroads operate under the eye o: the national minister of public works; they are essentially attached to his department, and are subject to severe regulations and restrictions that for a very good and suf ficient reason they cannot disregard. The Old Wisconsin in History. From Outtng Magazine. The early French explorers called it the Ouisconsln. The historians and geograpli ers call It the Wisconsin. The river met. called It always the Wlsconse, or sometime affectionately, "the Old Wlsconse." It is n river big In history, ancient and modern adventurous and commercial. It carried thr seeds of civilization Into the Mississippi val ley, and It has brought down millions 01 wealth since civilization came. It bore tb apostles of the church Into the wlldernes in the early days, and since then It hs floated Into Congress many a merchari' wlo found wealth in the predatory com me-ce that once lined Its shores. Its stalnf waters ripple and roar, rush and glide l>e twetn banks hung thick with deeds of dar lng. Us banks are lined with graves, too thougl. the grasses now are covering the?' graves, making them ready for the grea' oblivion which In time will enshroud th, story of the old Wlsconse and the bold met who once knew and loved It. The Evening Star Patterns. BY MARTHA DEAN. A Charming Waist for Evening. No, (M33.?Separate blouses for dressy oc casions are to be so popular that many evening waists are being made and will b< worn with skirts of another material. Tb< elbow and short puff sleeve will reach thel height of perfection here, accompanied b> tbe high. Dutch or decollette neck. A charming waist of this kind is shown, de veloped In delicate blue radium and wit: every movement of the wearer hinting a' shades of pearl gray and pink. The slmpb round neck Is finished In rows of shirrs which provide the soft fullness for the blouse The sleeve consists of a short pur and a lower portion shirred snugly to the arm. The small chou of lace fastened to the outside of the sJeeve by a cut steel but ton gives a chic touch?decidedly newer thar the lace frill. A suggestion of cloth of golc peeps oyt from the edge of the sleevi which ends above the elbow. I,ong glove of blue complete the outfit. Chiffon, net lace, moussellne de sole and chiffon taf fetas are excellent materials for such ? waist. For the medium Rise, 4% yards of 27-Inch material are needed. 042(3?Sixes. ?2 to 42 inches bust measure Fashion Department, The. Ereilsg Star, MaiblBgton, D. C. For the 10 cents Inclosed please send pattern to the following address: Size Name Address City and Stat* Pattern No. 6433.