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Straighten Up Ths main muaeular supports of body weaken end let go under Backache or Lumbeco. To restore, strentthoa end straighten up, use St. Jacobs Oil Price 25c. and 80c. TTTTTTTTTVYTTTTTTTVTTff Pago Fence is Twice As Strong . Page and pull Fence, My Name It. Address I Intend to bay rods o( (ence. Cut out and mail to PAGE WOVEN Looking for a Homo? Than why not keep In view the) fact that the farming lands of Western Canada are sufficient to rapport population of 50.000,000 pr over? The immigration for the pait six years baa been phenomenal. FREE Homisfead Lands saslly acceaaible, while other lands may be pur chased from Railway and Land Companies. The train and grazing lands of Western Canada are the est on the continent, producing the beat grain, end cattle (fed on graaa alone) ready for market Markets, Schools, Railways and all other conditions make Western Canada an envi able spot for the settler. Write to ths Superintendent Immigration, Otta wa, for a descriptive Atlas, and other information, pr to the authorized Canadian Government Agent . S. Crawford, No. 125 W. Ninth Street, Kansas City, Mo. A striking: contrast jbetween Defiance Starch and any other brand will be found by comparison.1 Defiance Starch stiffen,' Whitens, beautifies with out rotting. jit five clothes back their newness. It is absolutely pure. It will not injure the most delicate fabrics. 'For fine things and atl things use the best there Is. Defiance 5tarch to cents for id ounces. Other brands ic cents (or 'is ounces. A striking contrast THE DEFIANCE STANCH C0 Omaha, Nek lEWIS'SINGLE BINDER . (straight tt CIGAR t.5,600,000 Toar Jobber or direct from rectory, Feohs, lil fCAPSICUU vaseline) (nrr rr lie coiiars'sn Trssa) A substitute for end superior to muatard or any ether planer, ana win nui un delicste skin. The psin-alUring and curative qualities of this article are wonderful. It will stop the toothsche st once, and relieve head ache and sciatica. We recommend it ea the beat and ealeet eitemal counter-irritant known, alao as an external remedy for pains in the chest end stomach and all rheumatic neuraliic and gouty complaints. A trial will prove what we claim for It, and it will be found to be invalu able In the household. Meny people say it is the beat of all your preparations." Puce I cents, at all dnmiate or other dealers, or by sending this amount to us in poause atamps we will send yon a tube by maiL No article should be accepted by the public unlets the same carries our label as otherwise it is not gentune. CHESRBROtOH MFfJ. CO., 17 State Street. New Yosg Crr. GAY LIFE FREE lew of AilauiloCltf t lit tl milled to anyone eiKlIng t o-m o4 addreMnf (wo or Rior fticruU vbotr uftVrtiff from Cftt&irtL J. C- RICKEY A CO. ill w at.yrT pt.. i 11 la time 8oM W mriu. r"1 -.7.1 ?MI r?T?rT7r 4 Superfluouanes of Men. That women cannot be car and agreeable in the society of their own ex alone is a superstition that has been very largely dissipated by the un qualified success of ladles' clubs. It Is Quite possible for women to con tinue to meet each other day after day apart from men without scratching out each other's eyes, to dine harmonious ly and gaily together without mala gueBts, and, in short, to get along quite pleasantly by themselves; Cashing Bank Checks. A Nebraska court has held that where a man receives a check In pay ment of a bill, and lives in the same town with the bank on which the check is drawn, his only safeguard is to cash the check by the following day at the latest. Were Finally Hitched. , There was not a hitch of any kind," says an esteemed contempor ary in its account of a wedding, "from the time the engagement was announced until the service was read." Then, of course, the happy pair were hitched all right as common wire of the same size Every horizontal wire in Page Fence is genuine Wire. Double ordinary fence wire it against Page Wire single and you will see the double strength of Page Wire. A year's subscription to our Fence Paper FREE and full descriptions of Pa fa if you send us this coupon, filled out. State.. WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian, Michigan. Dlrd Migration. The fact that day birds become noc turnal at migration time, uttering notes used on other occasion in the year; that they fly at a speed beyond their ordinary powers and at nights be yond their ordinary haunts, leads Dr. Catke to believe that they possess in their powers of flight and soaring some principle not employed on any other occasion and hitherto not taken Into account by naturalists. Animal and Vegetable Foods. Animal foods, Judged by bulk and weight, are more expensive, pound for pound, than vegetable foods. But, as a whole, vegetable foods are not more economical. Animal foods fur nlsh more than six-tenths of the pro tein and nice-tenths of the fat of the total food consumed. Antiquity of Man. The evidence presented has been re garded as conclusive by competent geologists acquainted with the locality In proving the great antiquity of man In the Delaware Valley. It seems that we may now infer that he was there certainly during the later glacial de posits at Trenton, if not during pre glacial times. Brlght's Disease Cured. Whitehall, 111., Dec. 7. A case has been recorded in this place recently, which upsets the theory of many phy sicians that Brlght's Disease Is incur able. It U the case of Mr. Lon Manley, whom the doctors told that he could never recover, Mr. Manley tells the story of his case and how he was cured in this way: "I began using Dodd's Kidney Pills after the doctors had given me up. For four or five years I had Kidney, Stomach and Liver Troubles; I was a general wreck and at times I would get down with my back so bad that I could not turn myself in bed for three or four days at a time. ' "I had several doctors and at last they told me I had Brlght's Disease, and that I oould never get well I commenced to use Dodd's Kidney Pills and I am now able to do all my work and am all right I most heartily recommend Dodd's Kidney Pills and am very thankful for the cure they worked In my case. They saved my life after the doctors had given ,me up."' targe Gift to Hospital. An anonymous donor has given fl, 600,000 to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, to buy the land required fot extension. Insist tin Getting It Borne grocers Bay they don't keep De fiance Burch. This la because they have a atoclt on hand of other brands con taining only 12 oB, In a parltage. which they won't be able to sell first, because Defiance contains 16 oxa. for the sam money. Do you want 16 ot. Instead of H os. for aamt money? Then buy Defiance Starch. Require no cooking. Were it not for clouds people would be unable to appreciate sunshine. W. N. U. KANSAS CITY NO. SO, 1903 OLD PEOPLE are not In a physical condition to experiment. You can't af ford It, That Is why wo recom mend Dr. Caldwell's (UXATIVl) -a Syrup Pepsin for old people. It acts upon the kidneys, liver and bowels, and If vou keep those three ornans In pood condition you are sure to feel well. It's guar anteed by your druggist at BOo and 81.00. PEPSIN SYRUP CO Hontlcstlo, 111. I Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that Contains Mercury. M mercnrr will aurelr deatror the tenii of amell end completely derange the whole item when entering It through the mnoaue aurfacea. Sucb articles hould nererbe nied except on preeC,tlons from repuiable pbjralclana, m the damage tMT will do la ten (old to the rood yon cu poMlhljf uerlve from them. Hall'i Catarrh Cure, manufactured bv T. i Cheney Co., Toledo, 0., contalna no mercury, end U uken InteraallT. acting directly upon the bio. d and mucona aurf acea of the aratem. In baying Hall'e Catarrh Cure be aura you get the genuine. It la Uken Internally and made In Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Teatlmonlala free. Sold brDruireHti. Price 75o per bottle. HaU'aTsmUy FUli are toe beau If doesn't necessarily take an athlete to be long-winded. Defiance Starch hould be in svsry household, none wo good, besides 4 ot. more for 10 cents than any other brand ot cold water starch. . What the dew is to the flower kind words are to the heart IF TOO CBB BALI. BLUE, Get Red Cross Ball Blue, the beet Ball Bin. Jarga 8 os. package only 6 sent. Love Is blind,' so naturally lovers make spectacles of themselves. ' Stops the Cough and Works Off the Cold Laxative Brooao Quinine Tablets. Price 28o. Thought travels fast, but some peo ple's thoughts never travel far. YELLOW CLOTHES ARE CNSIOITTLT. Keep them white with Red Cross Ball Blue. All grocers sell large 2 oz. package, 5 cent Patience is a virtue when it has a little hustle on the side. All Up to Date Housekeeper use Defiance Cold Water Starch, because It la better, and os. more of it for same money. The man who always says exactly what he thinks Is often silent. RECORD RUN TO KANSAS CITY. Wabash , Train Makes Trip In Five Hours and Fifty Minute. Wabash train No. 9, fast mall be tween St. L"U8 and Kansas City, made a record-breaking run from St. Louis to Kansas City Sunday after noon. The schedule time for starting is 2:20 p. m., and the regular time for the run is seven hours and ten min utes. No. 9 started one hour late, lost twenty minutes on the way and pulled into Kansas City on time, mak ing the run in five hours and fifty minutes, five minutes faster than any previous record. There was a full equipment of a mail car, combination car, chair car and diner. At many places along the route the train showed a speed of seventy miles an hour, and between Mexico and Montgomery City a mile a minute was reeled off. The dis tance is twenty-four miles, and it took just twenty-four minutes to make the trip. ' The train was in charge of Con ductor J. S. Gould. The engineer was George Nelson and the fireman was Charles Summerville. St. Louis Re public. Antarctlo iceoerg. Icebergs in the Arctic regions are neither so large nor so numerous as those seen in the Antarctic seas, but they are usually loftier and more beau tiful, with spires and domes. When the sun shines on then, they look like a fairy city. Famou Child 8tudent Torquato Tasso was famous through out Italy before be was nine years old as an accomplished Greek and Latin scholar, and the author of clever and polished verses; and at thirteen he was the Intellectual center of th bril liant court at Urblno. Death of British Centenarian. An authentic centenarian, Vis countess Glentworth, died recently in England, age one hundred years and three months. She was married seventy-seven years ago to the grand son of the Earl of Limerick and cele brated her golden wedding with her second husband in 1397. Profits In Municipal Plants. Municipal development of water, gas, electricity, street railways, markets, baths and cemeteries in Nottingham, England, has shown an average annual net profit of $158,000 for the last four years. The money is applied to th reduction of taxes. Manufacture Toy. The manufacture of toys has become important as a domestic or bouse In dustry among the people in the little principality of Meinlngen, and th small villages in the country about Sonneberg contain many skilled wood' carvers and cabinet makers. Kept Tab. A New Tork girl testified In a breach of promise case that the defen dant had kissed her exactly 1,385 times. Sh must have used a street car register on him and rung up every suss as she collected it Denver Post China' Census. A recent census of China shows that that country, crowded with "teeming millions," has 103 to the square mile, Belgium has 220 to the square mile, Great BriUin 130 and Germany 105. The Lost Tribe of Israel. Th ten tribes of Israel were lost 721 B. C, when carried captive by 8..almane8er, King of Assyria Tbeir fate has been a matter of all sorti of speculation. Th Best Result In Starching ean be obtained only by. uslne Deflan Starch, besides gettlnf 4 ot. "or tfitv aaoney no cookung required. It Is mighty hard for a woman t keep from cheering th winning aids bo mart tar whoa It la SAME TALL FISH 8TORIE3. But the Last One Certainly "Took the Cake." "When I- was fishing In the Arkan sas bayou," said the Rer. Dr. J. R. Howerton, "I saw a fish that was so game and bold that he Jumped up in the air and bit off two feet of mj fishing line." ' "When Dr. Woods, an eminent di vine, was fishing somewhere or oth er," said the Rev. Dr. John W. Stagg, "he tried to pass his wife's spectacles to her across a small stream by fast ening the glasses to the end ot his fishing line. An immense fish jumped out of the water and was caught by the rims of the spectacles. When he was drawn out of the water the spec tacles were pulled across his face, and he waa gazing reproachfully through Mrs. Woods' spectacles." "When I was down in Mississippi," said Gen. R. A. Lee, "I struck a lot of fish that were so sporty that all you had to do was to rock a boat and they would jump into it and catch themselves." "la the Pigeon river, in this state'," said Dr. Howerton, with grim deter mination writ on his face, "a man was fishing and he used as a sinker a big bullet that came from a revolution ary battlefield. A large fish caught hold of his hook and pulled bo hard that when the hook came out of his gills the bullet flew back and frac tured the man's skull," "Yes, that's so," said W. L. Long. "And the men who live close to that same river catch flh In the most modern way. They no longer use a hook and line, but they lie down by the stream with rifles in their hands, and when the fish big, fierce, fine fish they are jump up into the air they shoot 'em with a rifle. I call 'that fishing some." ' . "I pass," said Col. Jeems Howie, with a sign. Boston Post. A Man of Nerve. He looked admiringly at the tall man who was deep in a game of bil liards. "There's a man who has the most superb nerve of any one I ever saw," he said. "Really?" returned his companion inquiringly. "There is no possible chance for a mistake." "Did you ever see It tested?" "Well, rather. I saw him at a pri vate theatrical entertainment one night last week " "Sometimes it does require nerve to sit through one." The man who was telling the story seemed provoked at the interruption, but he kept his temper. "His fiancee was In the cast," he went on, "and he sat there and watch ed another man embrace her and nev er bo much as gritted his teeth. I tell you, it was as fine an exhibition of nerve as I ever saw anywhere, either before or since." New York Times. Utilizing Space. Representative Jacob Ruppert ot New York goes to Congress from one of the most congested districts in th metropolis. Like every other member of the house, be has a quota of gar den seeds, but as there Isn't a garden In his district as big as a tablecloth he usually trades them for public doc uments. Recently he thought the people who live in some of the tenements might want to plant the seems in boxes on the window sills and fire escapes, and he sent an assortment to the inhabi tants of a model tenement just built by a friend of his. A few weeks later he received a letter reading like this: "My Dear Ruppert: Please send no more seeds to the people who live In my model tenements. I went there to day and I find they are all raising cabbages, cucumbers and tomatoes in the bathtubs." Philadelphia Post. Got His Trousers In Duty Free. Among the passengers of a steam ship just In from England was a cler gyman, whose intention it was to take up his permanent residence here. Dur ing the examination of his baggage, which included surplices,' stoles, and other non-dutiable church vestments, the question arose whether the rev erend gentleman1 was not called upon to pay duty for the numerous pairs of trousers which be was Importing. Said the customs officer: "I am sorry to say, sir, that you must pay duty on these trousers; only the apparel you make use of during divine service can be admitted free of duty." Whereupon the quick-witted clergy man exclaimed: "Come, come, my dear man! You surely don't expect me to officiate in church without my trousers!" So the apparel in question was passed free of charges. If Tls Lov to With You Near. If 'tis love to wish you near, To tremble when the wind I hear, BecatiNO at sea you floating rove; If of you to dream at night. To languish when you're out 'of slght,- lf this be loving, then I love. If. when you're gone, to count each hour, To ask of every ten1?r power That you may kind and faithful prove f void of faliM-hood and deceit, feel a (ileasure when we meet, It this be loving then I love. To wish yourortune to partake, Determined never to forsake. Though low In poverty w strove; If, so that me your wire you'd call, I otter you my little all, If this be loving, then I love. Charles LMbdla. Fig Orchard In New England. James T. Barker, a well-known and prosperous farmer of Mlddletown, R. I., has a fig orchard of some 200 trees, and to Mr. Barker belongs the unlqu distinction of being the only fig farm er, at far as he Is aware, la any New England itat. ,1 i .1 f 1 I I I 1 w m S 1 rA V..-. ...".. Taf.k'a Miss Whittaker.a prominent club woman' of Savannah, Ga., tells how she was entirely cured of ovarian troubles by the use of Lydia E Pinkham's Vegetable Compounds DkA3 Mrs. Pinbthaii: I heartily recommend Lydia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound as a Uterine Tonio and Regulator. I suffered for four years with irregularities and Uterine trouble. No one but those who have experienced this dreadful agony ean form any idea of the physloal and mental misery those endure who are thus afflicted. Your Vegetable Com pound cured me within three months. I was fully restored to health and trength, and now my periods are regular and painless. What a blessing it is to be able to obtain such a remedy when so many doctors fail to help you. Lydia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound is better than any doctor or medicine I ever had. Very truly yours, Miss East Wuittakeb, 604 39th Bt, W. Savannah, Ga." , No physician In the world has had such a training or such an amount of Information at hand to assist In the treatment of all kinds of female ill as Mrs. IMnkham. In her olllco at Lynn, Mass., she is able to do more for the ailing women of America than the family physician. Any woman, therefore, Is responsible for her own trouble M ho will not take the pains to write to Mrs. Plnkham for adrlce. Her address is Lynn, Mass., and her advice is free. A letter from another woman showing: what was accomplished In her case by the use of Lydia E. Plnkham's Vegetable Compound. 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