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, . if, ;... ; j . 1 ,. - . r . . ...;.t'-;lVv'.'. ' ' ' V 7fe COUNTRY GEN T LEMAN MM i .-.t n i r 1 11. ' A frank but helpful criticism of rural WIlV the Little Red SchOOlhOUSe Tails, schools, wTitted by Ware J. Hibbard after Jean of perwnal experience... a country school-teacher. He show, exactly what U wrong with rural schools and how that wrong can be, remedied. ... , .' . Vm if J rA He's J. E. Fitegerald, and the big secret of his success is: It The Mail WhO Made UOOd. doesn't pay to raise things to suit your fancy altogether; raise things to suit the buyer's fancy." If you are a market gardener or in any way Interested in this , endof agriculture. Mr. Ffugerald'l article will help you to make more money, a p ci ) If A C'm The United States Department of Agriculture has just All El-Slave 1 MiraCle LrOpS. issued Bulletin telling of the marvelously large crops raised by an ex-slave on a two-acre farm But Bulletins, like coins, have two sides; this arucle. by Barton W. Currie, shows tne "oiner siac m uu ic.w DIUIUU v. vuiiiv, - t J - . 4 r V D . "For want of a nafl the kingdom was Simple ACCOUntS Tor rami CUSlSeSS. lost and for want of a sound system of keep Ins accounts many a once valuable farm has been lost. .TVhelp you avoid just such a pitfall, Morton O. lngacauntsmanyuyiua ....tllf. ,;,!.. hut nract calsvatem for keewne farm accounts. Cooper, an expeniannati.uuHi.uii.,iin.w-.-- e - - - .... . n J Years of effort on the part of enterprising and Breeders WhO Make WeW OreeOS. gresjive farmers and scientists In developing i mnA uLa. Snolant and animal life were announced at the annual convention of the Amen and better breeds in piani Mnua c n j,ui.-t'.i.inta nsanartic ete 1 n tna arrnunts manv a once va uaDie farm nas uccmusv. . iuucik - - c."A".,nn hwnrkedoutasimDlebutDracticalsystemforkeeprngfarmaccounts, American and better breeds in p ant anaanima. u e were T -.rJTi.T.'ZZ .h..TtMt.llin.liut Breeders-Association, held recent yai WMumma, "r;:ii nlfiTV nrf stikmen. what these breeders have accompnsnea ana now men . . ci ' T LI - An Important article showing why concrete should Correcting Concrete 3110 IrOUDieS. be used in building such permanent structures. Common dangers that should be avoided are also pointed out. I . tl ... The market for mushrooms is always good, but the supply pi mush- MoshrOOClS at llOnie. moms is never up to the demand. This article, by S. L. de Fabry, an 'expert mushroom grower shows just how to growand market mushrooms.-". ; . , n , . j If you have a rough, broken portion of land that seemingly Daiiyi2g Ua KOHgb Land, a useless, you had better read what Charles S. Phelps says about using just such land for pasturing dairy cows. m n ' m iW fiHf n a Dr. Cyril G. Hopkins' (of the Illinois Experiment The Farm I hat Won t Wear UM Station) final summing up of. his series of articles on the "how" of maintaining permanent, successful agriculture. You will get the whole gist of this im portant series in this one article. : ' ' '- v .' i " A A l 1 li - A fifteen-minute article by Charles E. T. Scharps Odd JobS IOr tbe ACtOmODlie that shows how an automobile can be used on the farm to saw wood, thresh grain, churn butter and cut feed. : ' . fi In one section of the country progressive farmers arc i building concrete LCSCrete CcrnCnOS. corncribs. Why they have adopted this new form of construction and how the work is done is explained Iby Wijiam Walter Smith,,., s 1 SPECIAL FEATURES FOR WOMEN Tho Cwwtrjr (Untkwomaa i this k talks to the . woman who is a victim of the V nagging . habit. It b critical, bat helpful. . GruximoUimr's iUcipM are a number of food old fashioned recipes that today are among the tost arts" of the kitchen. Tha Country Woman's Clothas page give a num- ber of designs for waists that are attractive and yet practical and serviceable. KmB Your Heirloom, for old as they are, they are better than much of the present-day furniture, etc. Moreover, as Frederick Hewitt, points out, they're worth money. The antique dealer knows the value of your old furniture and so should you. , . - FOR POULTRY FOLKS ONLY A Rati Cur for Roup that cured 98 per cent. Is tured brooder a subject that Is especially Interest- SpUined b?V S jS ThiVnew treatment has ing and timely at this ewon of the year. been worked out by the Ohio State University. . Typos of Wooden Hon is a timely article on u pjj-, lir Qhrrman discusses the the best style of brooder and the best way to use it. adv.e? Th..uthoryi,A.G.PhmiPs..notedpoultryauthority.. n .111 J. This week THE OBSERVER discusses among a number Tfae CongreSSlOnal Calendar. 0f other things the new Democratic Committee on Public Lands of the House of Representatives, and the attitude of its members toward conservation. m ' 1 iL H A weekly department written by one of the foremost financial The CrOpS and the Market, authorities of the country, giving an agncultural-financial forecast that will be of the utmost value to every farijgr, and business man having dealings with farmers. j To the farmer who has a small vegetable patch for 'family use"-to LVeryman S Uarden. the suburbanite, too the question of good soil and how to take care of it is vital. This week EVERYMAN'S GARDEN takes up this important question of garden amis, m n ' r? V f s . nw No matter what you want to know about agriculture, stock The R. T. II. Letter BOX. raising or poultry, write to us. An expert (who knows what is practical) will answer you which is better business than learning by stumbling. FOR SALE THURSDAY At Any News r Stand or Buy of Any Saturday Evening Post Boy Sc. a Copy Yearly Subscription $1.50 THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA HAROLD IIAFFA.IIem Stand, 3rd St Abilene, Kaii. ' More Than 200,000 Copies Weekly Net Paid Circulation TONALLY DIED AT THE ACE OP 75 YEARS. 'rem Fridaj-s Datlyl I'aacy Tonally died at ber t'. 8 fand bills this morning; ? cf 75 years." Mrs.' Tonally ? ! "ttand were among th rt';-"nt of U9 eonaty and have lived west of town continuous ly since settling In Kansas In the early seventies. Mrs. Tonally has a number of children who survive her. Funeral announcement later. Ohildron Cry 'ORIA d5 Good Words for Callahan. W. A. Callahan, the auctioneer." who moved here from Munden ft short time ago, has received the following endorsement from his' old neighbors and friends: i To whom It may concern: This Is to certify that W. A. Callahan? formerly of Munden, Kan., Is ft first claes auctioneer, and knows values from a box of tacks up, and It gives us pleasure to recommend blm to you. And the undersigned parties for whom be has cried sales wlsn to recommend him to any one wish ing work in this line. (Signed) Fred Kasparek, - Frank Hanzlick, O. E. Salp, N. W. Wilcox, J. L. Rasper, A. L. Henderson, W. A. Brlgbell, Earl A, Straud, F. A. Straight, L. A. Napier, Wade and John Woolard, Frank Daniel. sAddress Mr. Callahan Abilene, phone 1189. , 20w4t This Will Interest Mothers. Mother Cray's Sweet Powders for children relieve Feverlshness, Head ache. Bad Stomach, Teething Disor ders, move and regulate, the Bowels and destroy worms. They break up Colds In 14 hoars. Used by mothers for 22 years. All druggists. 25c Sample Free. Address, A. 8. Olmsted, Leney. N. Y. ; l2-4wk i'Avii v.'. r ?.tr is i v mk i . . i . Kansas Booster for' Twenty-Five i Years Ii i Pratt. ' D. W. Blaine, for ft quarter of century ft leading booster In south west Kansas, Is dead at Pratt. He bad been an influential man in Kan sas business and politics for many years, and probably one of the most favorably known citizens of that part of the state. Mr. Blaine came to Pratt about 20 years ago from Abilene. lie en gaged In tbe raising of wheat and before the Kansas state employment bureau was established used to spend his time and money in bring ing harvest hands to that part of Kansas from tbe labor markets. He also was a big Implement dealer. Tears ago he bought before tbe state railway commission and the interstate commerce commission many big freight rate cases. In a number of Instances he was the means of saving the state thousands of dollars. . , . , Six years ago Mr. Blaine was the only member of the Kansas legisla ture chosen on an Independent ticket. ' Mr. Blaine Is survived by a broth er, Robert D. Blaine of Topeka, and two sons, James O. and Earl, both of Pratt. Mr. Blaine lived here ft number of years and was engaged in the oard ware business. Do Yon Believe It. Some sav that chronic constipa tion cannot be cured. Don't you hAiiavA It Chamberlain's tablets have cured others why not you? ntva thorn a trial. ThflV cost only 7, quarter. .For sale by, all dealers- GOSSIP OF SOCIETY. The Loyal Sons class of the Chris tian Bible school was royally enter tained at the home of Ed. Menges last Tuesday night. The evening was ' spent with games, music and the transaction Of class business. Re freshments of cake, bananas and cocoa were served. This is one of the most active classes. In the school. Theft; teacher. Miss Josephine Camp bell, la deeply Interested in tneir work. . Those present Tuesday night aside from the host and family were Loyd Reese, Roy. Jeff coat, Wilbur Shook, Harry Armstrong, Harry Barber, H,arry Kruger, George St. Peter, .Charles Hutchison, Mr. Nel son, s Mr. Teander Mr. : and Mrs. Arthur Menges, Sidney Holeman, Josephine Campbell, Mildred, Pen nington and Rev. and- Mrs. Hugh Lomax. . ' ( Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Spangler. cele- hrnrnd their 30th wedding anniver sary at their home on North Cedar street last night. About forty guest were present Including a number of those who attended the wedding thirty years ago. Mr, and Mrs. Spangler were the recipients of many fine presents. A fine anniversary supper was served. . MAN GETS A NEW STOMACH. After Trying to Enjoy Life for Years - With a- No Good Stomach He Gets Wise. "I was bothered for years with stomach trouble and gastritis. Food laldMike lead In. my stomach and fermented, forming gas. This caus ed ft pressure on my heart, so that chocked and gasped for oreatn. thought my time had come. MI- O-NA cured me after I had doctor ed without success. Wm. V. Mi- thews, Bloomlngton, Ind. Call It Gastritis. Catarrh of the Stomach, Indigestion or Dyspepsia: matters not. MI-O-NA Stomach Tablets will drive out all the mis ery and give you practically a new, clean, wllllng-to-work stomach or Glelssner & Son will refund tne price. ' . That's honorable, isn't itT So If you ?want to get rid of your sonr, gassy, heavy, stupid, irresponsible stomach Ret a 50-ceat box today. : adv v Children 'Crj .'fcr. Fletcher's . V Ik 1 iCHl!j(0.nj The Kind You IIve Always Bougrnt, and which has been , In use for over SO years, bas borne tu. slffpaturo of , una nas Dcen tnaae unuer suit fi- V-" 1 sonal nuier'i6lon since its Infancy. f-CCtCA A nn i.oa tn AfPvlve you In till- . AU Counterfeit, Imitations and "Just-ns-Rood" are oat Experiments tliat trifle with and endnnjrer the health of tulants and Children-Experience against Expcr'uicui. ;'.V;;what';;-lsf:;,GASTORIA CastorlaLsiA harmless snhstituto for Castor Oil, Pare ' gorlc, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It Is Pleasant. , It , contains neither Opium, .Morphine nor other Narcotic . M enhfttance. Its age is Its guarantee. It destroys Worms. :And allays FeVerisbness. Jt cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Costl Ration and Flatulency. It attMiuillates the Food, regulates the : , Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Panacea Tho Mother's Friend. GENUINE CASTOR I A ALWAYS I Bears the Signature of 3 The Kind You Dave Always Bought 'Ul- In Use" For Over 30 Years T.r etMYAun towMsr. vt wuwt mnt, ttw Town errv. till! T. R. CONKLIN, M- D. ' . ., BpeclftUles v Surgery, Gynecology and Counltolia iUf, Fhona I. v OfHos Ovsr Loyd'a Grocery Btor. DR. W. O. FANSON OSTEOPATH Abilene, Kansas. Pone 805. Office over Farmer's National Bank. S. STEELSMITH, M D. URGEON GYNECOLOGIST A OCULIST ' ABIXJENB3. KANSAS. , Praetloa limited to 8urg-ry, Buraiea Jlsaaaes, Diseases Of Women and D taaaa of tbe Bye. Public Sale Having rented my farm I will sell at public auction at my place, 4 miles east and 2 miles north of Enterprise,, and 2, miles '.south and 2 miles west of1 Chapman on ;; Thursday, March 61h commencing at 1 o'clock sharp, the following property 22 HEAD HORSES AND MULES. Bay mare "12 years old wt. 1200 lbs. in foal; bay mare 7 years old wt. 1200 lbs.; gray mare 10 years old wt. 1100 pounds In foal by jack; gray mare 11 years old wt. looo lbB.: bay mare 3 years old wt. 1200 pounds; black mare coming 2 years old wt. 1060 lbs.; black gelding and black filly yearling colt; bay mare years old; bay horse 5 years old; bay horses S years old; bay mare S years old; span horse m vies 8 years old wt. 2200 pounds; mul 8 years old wt J000 lbs.; mule 1 year old; span 4 year old mules; mule it years old; span 6 year old mules 174 , hands high. V 10 HEAD OF CALVES. Ten head coming, yearlings. FARM IMPLEMENTS, ETC. Header in good repair; riding Blow: riding cultivator; Canton weeder; "riding lister; hay rake; header box; 2 hay racks, one good as new: corn weeder in good repair; Galloway cream separator and other articles not mentioned. -, TERMS All sums of $10 ftnd un der cash; sums over $10 a credit of 9 months will be given on note wltb approved security at 10 per If oald when due only 8 per cent will be charged. No property to be removed until aettled for.' S. EO. MTKIISS t J. N. BURTON, Auctioneer. ' JOHN LI?'DAnL, Clerk. TL r. EHECIir-ILL, CasMer. Public Sale Having sold my farm,. I will sell at public auction at my place 8 miles north of Elmo and 12 miles south of Abilene on Tuesday, March 4th commencing at 10 o'clock sharp the 10 HEAD OF HORSES , Consisting of , sorrel work horse wt. about 1200 Ibs. big bay horse 8 years old wt. about 1500,, lbs.; good; grey ; brood mare 6 years old wt: about 1200 lbs.) good bay mare colt; 2 dark bay geldings 2 and 8 years old, full brothers well match ed roadsters; 2-year-old sorrel mare; chestnut sorrel gelding 7 years old an extra good driver double or sin gle wt. about 1100 lbs.; bay gelding ' years old wt. about 1200 1 lbs.; grey mare, 10 .years old wt. about 1200 lbS. 2 HEAD OF CATTLE ( Two good milch cows, one will be fresh soon. ' i 80 HEAD OF HOGS " a- Six stock hogs .weighing about 200 lbs.; "2 Duroc Jersey brood sows; .Duroc, Jersey board; '23 red ahoats weighing about 60 lbs. FARM IMPLEMENTS, ETC. John Deere steel gear lumber wagon; surrey; 2-wheel John Deere lister; self dump Woodson hay rakes hay rack; triple geared Marseilles feed grinder; small power grinder; road wagon; Good Enough 12 or 14;lnch gang plow In good shape; good TJ. S. cream separator; Dutch Uncle riding cultivator ; good as new; Ideal riding plow 16-ln. good as newr 14-lnch walking plow; Deer ing mower; bob sled; barrel cart; hog, waterer; hog trougbjs; Krn sheller; hog chute; elder mill; i grindstone; hen setter and brooder for 10 hens; cricket cultivator; set driving harness good as new; set light work harness; set heavy work harness; 5 collars; good saddle; set light leather flynets; 2 sets heavy leather flynets; 2 2-barrel stock tank. Also about lOO good hedge posts; 9 or 10 loads of stove wood; 3 loads cobs; 230 bu. corn; ' 850 bu. good ho. ir ua! nnt- s tons prairie hay In stack; stack good oats straw 10 dozen nice hens. Tr.mws All sums of $10 and un der cash; sums over $10 ft credit of 10 months will be given on note with approved security at iu per cent; ff pald when due only 8 per ., intoroBt will be charged. No property v w icuv.v- ---- - for. ' n n mirrifrn 0. U. UfLliOl W. C. CURPHET, Auctioneer. i?ai t tri -.- and W- r in ' - '