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Stomach Bikers
Try a bottle at the first sign
of Indigestion or Biliousness
Couldn't Keep It Up.
The City Man (to ninety-year-old
peasant) Toll inc, what must one do
to grow to bo as old ns you are?
I'ensaiit Don't drink, don't smoke,
keep out In the fresh air.
City Man Sly father did nil those
things and died at sixty.
Peasant Yes, but lie didn't do them
long enough. Fliegende lilaetter (SIu-nlcli).
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No humbug! Apply few drops
then Just lift them away
with fingers.
This new drag Is an ether compound
discovered by a Cincinnati chemist. It
Is called freezone, and can
now bo obtained1 In tiny
bottles as here shown at
very little cost from any
drug store. Just ask for
freezone. Apply a drop or
two directly upon a tender
corn or callus and Instant
ly the soreness disappears.
Shortly you will find the
corn or callus so loose that
you can lift It off, root
and all, with the fingers.
Not a twinge of pain,
soreness or Irritation; not
even the slightest smart
ing, cither when applying
freezone or afterwards.
This drug doesn't eat up
the corn or callus, but
shrivels them so they loos
en and come right out. It
Is no humbug 1 It works
like a charm. For a few
cents you can get rid of ev
ery hard corn, soft corn or
corn between the toes, as well as pain
ful calluses on bottom of your feet. It
never disappoints and never burns,
bites or inflames. If your druggist
hasn't any freezone yet, tell him to
get a little bottle for you from his
wholesale house. adv.
Quite a Kidder.
Max Hitter, township assessor of
Pigeon township, Evnusville, tells this
"Have you a dog?" asked the spe
cial tax assessor of nn Evnusville
"No, sir," was the woman's answer.
Then from the kitchen came: "Bow
wow, gruff, gruff."
"Then that is your kitten?" asked
the assessor. Indianapolis News.
Is her hair. If yours Is streuked with
UK'y. grizzly, gray hairs, use "La Cre
ole" Hair Dressing and change It In
the natural way. l'rlce f 1.00. Adv.
Rare Sacrifice.
"I presume you are now prepared
to make any sacrifice for your
country's good?"
"Yes. I think we must all get bo
hind the president now."
"Then you are willing, to give up
playing golf until after the wnr?"
'"Great Scott 1 Do you really think
It will come to that?"
A dleofltlre liquid luxatlre, caihartlo and llrer
tonto. lotiibinoti ttrHiitlh with palatable, amaiaUo
taste, Does qui gripe ur disturb buiiu&oIl OUu.
A Rare Breed.
"lie gives his family everything they
"Yes. He's one of the few men to
whom the five-dollar bill they give
their wives to spend doesn't look any
bigger than the five-dollar bill they
toss onto the bar to pay for drinks
for the crowd."
The Better Wish.
"I wish I could afford to wear fine
clothes." "1 don't. I wish I could uf
ford to wear any old thing."
Force of Habit.
.'."Why did your wife leave you?"
"Force of habit, I guess. She was
a cook before I married her."
rVwt! Murine Is for Tired Eves. I
E RiDYiSS Red Eyes Sora Eyea-
S UrannlatPd Kr'llds. Koota 3
r Rwrrwhes Rnstores. Murine 1b a Fafnrlte
Treatment for tfyei tbat fi-el dry and stunrt, 5
: Giro your Hyes as much of your loTlnn care s
c as your Teeth and with the name rouulurlty. g
s Bold ut KniK and Optical floras or by Mall. ;
I ik Mucin E(i Rcmedf Co, Chicago, lot Frit look i
Palace of Bourbon Kings of
Naples Is Put to Use.
There Mutilated Soldiers of Italy Are
Housed and Taught Some Means
of Self-Support.
The war has turned the pnlaeo of
the Bourbon kings of Naples into a
home for mutilated soldiers. Around
the exquisite marble tuble where the
guests of the "Itol Soiell" of Naples
dined In the garden on hot summer
nights the ladies In powdered head
dress and panier skirts, the men with
lace at their sleeves and embroidered
coats today are gathered the pitiable
fragments of humanity that war has
left In its wake. There are neither
candles nor massive sjlver, neither
sweetmeats 'nor rare wines. The Ital
ian government allows 70 cents pet
day for their lodging and mainten
ance, and food is high In Naples.
The marble table on warm days In
the gardens Is the recreation center of
the inutlluted, In their worn and faded
uniforms. Before each Is nn oblong
curdboard placard, some of whose
spuces are numbered. One of the men
(he must be one of those who have
lost a leg, for the one-armed cannot
do the trick) shakes a basket-bottle
and turns out a numbered counter,
In the sing-song Neapolitan dialect, he
cries the number. The one whose
placard bears It, covers the space
with a bit of glass. Whoever covers
all his spaces first wins a cent from
each of the others.
Those who have no hands at all
have grown wondrously skillful at flip
ping their bits of glass onto the
placard by means of a bent pin stuck
In the empty sleeve.
This is recreation. There are also
hours of work. Once sumptuous
chnmbers of the royal palace have
been turned Into schoolrooms, In the
month that the hospital has been run
ning. In one, those who wish are
taught tailoring, In another shoemnk-
Ing the legless naturally, for one
must have two hands to make shoes
and clothes. Those who have lost
an arm are taught telegraphy or type
writing. But many of the latter must
begin farther back than that, nrtd
learn to read and write first. For
rending and writing in southern Italy
ore not common accomplishments, so
there Is a schoolroom a primary
schoolroom, where the alphabet and
multiplication table figures on the
blackboard In front of these grown
children who have known only to give
an arm or a leg to their country. And
nn arm or a leg to these simple peas
ants Is livelihood their own and their
Which Is why some do not study.
They are suspicious. Mutilated, they
are entitled to a government pen
sion, nnd they are afraid that when
they have learned a new trade by
which they can live, the government
will say: "You no longer need help
make your owq living." So they sit
all day In the sunlit, royal garden,
with Its faience flowerpots marked
with fleur de lys, and watch the chang
ing lights on the bay of Naples, and
think of what life used to' hold for
them before the war came to change
It utterly.
Popular Superstitions.
The loss of nn engagement ring is
considered by many to be the climax
of ill luck and equivalent to a super
natural sign forbidding the girl ta
mnrry the mnn who gave the ring.
It is comm6nly considered unlucky
for a girl to marry a man whose sur
name begins with the same letter as
her own. The old couplet says:
"Change the name but not the letter,
mnrry for worse and not for better."
The superstitious girl does not
watch her sweetheart out of sight, as
this portends that the meeting will be
the last one.
If a girl has several admirers and
wishes to know which she loves the
best she. plucks a rose and names each
petal after an admirer. Then the
petals are thrown Into a stream, nnd
the one which dlsoppears last is the
favored suitor.
Monarchies and Nobility.
Monarchy Is unfavorable to the
growth of an hereditary nobility. A
king's policy must be to weaken the
nobles lest some day they should be
come his rlvnls. In the reign of the
English king, Henry III, Simon de
Montfort and other militant noblemen
fought the monarch and, on one occa
sion, took him prisoner. Even an ab
solute monarchy, while it gives the
"nobles" political status, denudes them
of political power.
It's an III Wind, Etc.
"Turned you down, did you sayl
Well, old chop, it's better to have
loved and lost than never to have
loved at all."
"Yes, better, Indeed," replied the re
jected one. "Better for the post office
authorities, the florists, the messenger
boy, the confectioner, a dozen wait
ers, twice as many taxi drivers, the
jeweler nnd half the theaters in
town !" New York Times.
Just Happened So.
"Mrs. Olithers used to be a soulful
"Still, she had common sense enough
to marry a good provider,"
"Well, yes. The match turned out
all right, but I wouldn't give her too
much credit for that. She never would
have fallen in love with GUthers if hi
hadn't been a star footbaU player."
Morning Dress of Two Fabrics
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rr-rz ' - - ' A fell 1 M i ! t
At leost two fabrics, or two patterns
In one fabric, nre combined In the ma
jority of new blouses nnd dresses, for
the sake of variety. Much to the satis
faction of designers, by this 'means
colors are enhanced In value and the
decorative importance of pockets, col
lars, 'cuffs nnd belts is lncrensed. lie
sides It gives opportunity for the ex
ercise of Individual taste and Ingenu
ity. Fabrics are associated In pairs that
hnrmonlze particularly well, ns net
with taffetn or net with luce, silk or
sotln with georgette crepe or chiffon,
satin with velvet nnd satin with soft
wool materials. The new silk mate
rials -for summer wear are made in
plain and figured patterns that are
used together, or two plain colors in
the same silk nre combined, as in the
morning suit shown in the picture, and
cotton goods are managed in the same
For the woman who prides herself
on her resourcefulness nnd economy,
this combination of materlnls and col
ors offers endless opportunities. Many
an old dress by the addition of a new
material, In the hands of n clever man
ager, comes out for a second season of
usefulness, n triumph -of good art.
The shirt and blouse shown in the
picture are made of u sports silk In
two colors. The suit Is a model that
is used for sports wear nnd for the
simplest morning suits that do much
good service In the country, nmde of
cotton or linen goods. " The skirt is
made In a darker cblor tluin the blouse
nnd Is plain with its fullness laid in
plaits. The blouse is plain except for
a square emplacement of the material
at the front, set In with piping. This
is' finished with very small buttons. A
long, narrow girdle of the material
hardly defines the waistline, and it Is
looped over at Hie front.
The dark material or the skirt Is
used for the Stiffs and the square patch
pockets nnd small buttons, like those
at the nock, finish the cuffs. The col
lar, nlso, is of the dark material.
Hardly nny of the popular one-piece
frocks nre constructed of just ouo ma
terial, and in sheer, soft goods lovely
effects result from the uso of one color
over another.
Crepe-Meteor Frock in New Design
Do You Neglect
Your Machinery?
The mnchinery of the body needs to
Be well oiieu, Kept In good condition
Jusfus the automobile, steam engine or
bicycle. Why should the human neglect
his own machinery more than that of
his horse or his engine? Yet most peo
ple do neglect themselves. To clean
the system ut least once a week Is to
practice preventive measures. You will
escape many ills and clear up the coat
ed tongue, the sallow complexion, the
dull headache, the lazy liver, if you will
take a pleusant laxative made up of
the May-apple, juice of the leaves of
aloes, root of jalap, and culled Pleasant
Pellets. You can obtain at almost any
drug store In this country these vege
table pellets In vinls for 25c simply
ask for Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets.
There can be no counterfeit if they
have the Dr. Pierce stamp. Proven
good by CO years' use.
. '
Oklahoma City, Oklu. "I am happy
to state that Dr. Pierce's Golden Medi
cal Discovery cured my mother of in
testinal trouble after the doctors had
given her up, apd I also recommend
the 'Favorite Prescription' for young
girls as I gave it to, my daughter and
found it just as romrnended.!' Mrs.
Ollie Wright, 40 Wl Pine.
Oklahoma City. Oklu. "I can highly
recommend Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre
scription. Am proud to say It has
been lots of help to me in my girlhood
and also in the rearing of my family.
I can recommend it to young wives In
case of any womanly trouble. It has
ahvavs been my favorite tonic." Mrs.
E. F. Cox, 411 W. Pino.
If not obtainable at your favorite
drug store, send i?1.00 to Dr. Pierce,
Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., nnd be
will send n large package of tablets or
send 00 cents for smaller package. -
fffi! rfi
There is a flavor of days gone by,
along with distinctly new and Ingen
ious designing In this two-piece frock
of crepe meteor. The old-fashioned
reticule is recalled by the finish of the
sash ends and the fine, knife-plaltod
frills seem nn echo from the past.
Happy the artist who can add re
membered charms by by-gone days,
along with others that are new and
original, to the gown of today. This
frock Is Interesting because It is pret
ty ond original and because it presents
good ideas for remodeling an old dress.
The model ns pictured is made of
gray crepe meteor having rather large,
figured disks In self-color, broended
over Its surface. The figures are wide
ly scattered and hardly visible. The
skirt Is plain with n wide hem turned
up on the right side. A frill of the
material, made of very fine knife plait
ing is set under the top edge of the
hem. A skirt that needs to be length
ened might have a wide piece of ma
terial set on nt the bottom, and this
wotild need to be just twice ns wide
as the additional length required. It
need not be of the same pattern or ma
terial as the skirt, but the narrow
plaiting should be; and the frock
should be kept all In on6 color.
The blouse, with peplum, is wonder
fully well designed, with the fullness
taken up by two rows of shlrrlngs on
the shoulder. The shoulder seam it
lengthened and the blouse cut to nc
complish a high neck nt the buck, with
the throat open and filled In by extra
frills of crepe. It opens all the way
down the front nnd is gathered Into a
narrow belt at the waistline. This Is
covered by a soft crushed girdle of thn
crepe meteor finished with a knot and
two hanging ends at the front. The
ends of the sif.sh are rounded and the
turned up hems, edged with frills, have
the uppeurance of pockets or bags.
' The Newest Decoration.
The spring glove shows' u deol ot
stitching and embroidery, and the new
est coi'uttoii for frocks and blouses
is a running itltch put In with sewing
silk, several colors being used In closely
set lines. The colors have nothing to
do with the shade of silk used for sew
ing up the seams of the costume; silk
for this purpose invariably , matches
Uie material.
Wooden Beads Trim Hats.
A strnw-colored straw hut is em
broidered In wooden bends of nil sizes
and a girdle composed of strands oi
the beads goes with it
S3 $3.50 $4 $4.50 SO S3 $7 Ct, S3 anorwomep
toave Money ty Wearing W. L. Douglas
shoes. For sale by over 9000 shoe dealers.
The Best Known Shoes in the World.
W. L. Douglas name and the mail price is stamped on the bot
tom of all shoes at the factory, The value is guaranteed and
the wearer protected against high prices for inferior shoes. The j
retail prices are the same everywhere. They cost no more in San (
francisco than they do in iNew xorlc Ihcy are always worth the I
price paid lor tnem.
'Tpie quality of W. L. Douglas product is guaranteed by more
- man 40 years experience m making rine shoes. The smart
stvies arc the leaders m the fashion Centres of America.
They are made in a well-equipped factory at Brockton, Mass.j
by the highest paid, skilled shoemakers, under the direction and
supervision of experienced men. all working with an linti.r.
acrermination to make the best shoes tor the price that money
Mil uuy.
Ask your shoe denier for W. T,. Dotiirins slinni. If h ran.
not supply you -with the kind you want, tnlce uo other
make. Write for interesting booklet explaining how to
uo,. mine. 01 tne iiigriieBt Mnnuaru 01 quality for the price,
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name and the retail price
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ft Best In the World
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iirockton Mass
Canada's Liberal Offer of
Wheat Mmi to Settlers '
is open to you to every farmer or farmer's son
who is anxious to establish lor
himself a happy, home and
prosperity. Canada's hearty
invitation this year is more attractive
than ever. Wheat is much higher but
. her fertile farm land just as cheap, and
in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskat
chewan and Alberta
160 Acre Homesteads Are Actmllv Free to Settlers
and Other Land Sold at from SIS to $20 per Acre
Ths great demand for Canadian Wheat will
keep up the price. Where a farmer can get
near a lor wneat ana raise zu to 43 bushels to
the acre he is bound to m&ke money that's
what you can expect in Western Canada. Won
derful yields also of Oati. Barley and Flax.
Mixed Farming- in Western Canada i9 fully a9
profitable an industry as grain raising. -Tta
excellent gTnsnee, full of nutrition, are the only
v'aii i
food ream red either for beaf or dairy DurnoHi
Good school, rhuivhes, mnrketaconTenlont. cliiuate
excellent. There 1h an unusual demand fur farm
bur to replace the many Totinu nien who have
hinteored for the war. Write for titeruti.re and
arttculars as to reduced mil way rata to SuoUof
uioiigrauun, Ottawa, Can. ur to
c. A. COOK
2012 Main St., Kansas City, Mo
Canadian Government Aptrnt
Celestials Planned to Trip Up Foes,
Throw Water in Their Faces and
Then Cut Off Their Heads.
At the beginning of the, Chlno-Japa-nese
war, snys a contributor to the
Wiishington Star, one of our military
nttaches saw a Chinese regiment take
the field nt a review and go through n
very curious performance.
The soldiers carried long bamboo
poles like fishing rods, and with these
they rushed at one another, yelling
wildly and making very queer gestures
and grimaces."
"What's the game?" asked the Amer
ican. ,
"That regiment," a Chinese general
answered, "is one of our very oldest.
It Is now practicing a form of assault
that dates from prehistoric times. The
Idea Is to trip the enemy up with the
long wand, throw water In his face
and, In the midst of his bewilderment
at this extraordinary treatment, to
cut off his head." YouttVs Companion.
Not the Usual Kind.
"Old Gadabout's return to his native
heath doesn't match up with the usual
traditions surrounding the homecoming
of a globe trotter."
"So? How is that?"
"Oh, he was gone long, but he came
back short."
A reflector concentrates the heat at
the top of n new electric cook stove.
One Too Many.
Mr. Bruce Burton, editor of Every
Week, was describing the mentnl trepi
dation of a friend of his who was mak
ing his first public speech.
AVhen he got up to speak the audi
ence seemed to him like the result of
a tost n wife tried on her husband who
came home early one morning from a
banquet where there had been a quan
tity of some unknown beverage.
The wife, who found her fears liad
been realized, placed two chairs fac
ing each other, sat down In one and
applied the stnre ter.t, looking upon the
inebriated one with a cold, Used stare.
" 'I'll tell yon all about it, my dear,'
he hiecuped, "but that woman In the
other chair looks so much like you I
can't tell which Is which."
Why He Subscribed.
A collector of subscriptions for the
brass band fund once came ncross a
farmer who was noted for his mean
ness. To his surprise the farmer at
once consented to subscribe fully as
large a sum as any he had yet re
ceived. "Mr. Hnrdfist," he said, addressing
the fanner, "you nre surely very fond
of music to give so much."
"Oh, yes," said the farmer; "they're
grand for scaring the crows from mn
'tntles when they're practicing nn' I'm
Not Enough to Hurt Him.
"Did he learn any Latin In college?"
"Not enough to Interfere with his
slang." Life.
m thousands m
"There's a Reason"
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