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BLUE AND '
DISCOURAGED
Mrs. Hamilton Tells How She
Finally Found Health in
Lydia E. Pinkham’s Veg
etable Compound.
Warren. Id. —“I was bothered ter
ribly with female weakness. I had pains
~m —w. and was not regular,
r :f; s -ig my head ached all
¥;':;ai the time, I had bear-
Tlgr OWTI PJuns and
*so :i my back hurt me the
BM ** SK ®j biggest part of the
llffk jfeirV, time > I was dizzy
jjjpiffifls -and had weak feel
'' i.iga when I would
. I Jjn M W i stoop over, it hurt
i ill ft m ® to Bn F <bs
i ; / tance and I felt blue
"* I began taking Lydia E. Pinkham’s
Vege table Compound and am now in
good health. If it had not been for
that medicine I would have been in my
grave a long time ago.’’—Mrs. Abtie E.
Hamilton, R.F.D. No. 6. Warren, lad.
Another Case.
Esmond, R. L—**l write to tell you
how much good your medicine has done
me and to let other women know that
there is help for them. I suffered with
bearing down pains, headache, was ir
regular and felt blue and depressed all
the time. I took Lydia E. Pinkham’s
Vegetable Compound and commenced to
gain m a short time and I am a weil wo
man today. lamon my feet from early
morning until late at night running a
boardinghouse and do all my own work.
I hope that many suffering women will
try your medicine. It makes happe r
wives and mothers. ” —Mrs. Anna Han*
SEN, Esmond. Rhode Island.
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine times in ten when the liver is
right the stomach and bowels are right
CARTER’S LITTLE dm*.
LIVER PILLS
gentlybutfirmly com-js|p|ggfe
5? i?,'Sy li<cr
Cures Con • tff^TTLE
•tipation, In- mar miver
digestion, mW&VX w PILLS.
Sick
and Distress After 'Eating.
SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSS, SMALL PRICfe.
Genuine must bear Signature
TIIK TOM UK MIiOKIPK WAT TO HEALTH -Locomotor-
Ataxia. Paralysis, Rlieamutism. Infantile Paralysis.
Bright’s Disease. Diabetes. Goitre, Neurasthenia and
other so-called “incurable” diseases are ourspedal
tles. Write Paul Yon de Bchoeppe, Anliyo, Wis.
TO TEST YOUR APPLICATION
Hugo Muncterbsrg Gives a Simple
Way to Conduct Really Interest
ing Experiment.
Have your friends the ability to
hold their attention, or does it become
quickly fatigued? A simple experi
ment will show you, writes Llugo
Munsterberg in the Youth’s Compan
ion. Give each person a column from
a newspaper, and have each one cross
out with a pencil every letter A and
every letter R. Keep an eye on your
watch, and when half a minute has
passed, say “Now," as a signal for
each experimenter to make a mark at
the word that he has just reached.
Keep this up for live minutes, and
then count how many A’s and how
many R’s each one marked in the first
half-minute, how many in the fifth,
and how many in the tenth, and see
how many each peison overlooked in
each half-minute.
Some persons will do well at the be
ginning, but will soon become inatten
tive. In the last four half-minutes
they will mark few letters, and over
look many. Others will do better in
the second and third half-minute than
in the first, and their attention will be
sharper at the end than at the begin
ning.
Loyal to His "Granny.”
The grandfather of a boy of six or
seven years is a man of a great deal
of prominence in the world of letters
and affairs. A lady calling at the
home of this gentleman was being en
tertained for a few minutes by the
little grandson and the caller said:
"You ought to be very proud of
your grandfather. You know that he
is a great man.”
“Huh!" said the boy. “If you think
that my grandfather is a great man
you just ought to know my grand
mother!" —Womans Home Compan
ion.
Kindness Appreciated.
The other day I was in a drug
store, when a woman came in and
handed the druggist a little package,
and said:
“Ever so much obliged to you for
measuring off these doses of medi
•cine and putting them in these little
things."
The druggist looked surprised, won
dering when he had ever measured
the medic-no On opening the pack
age she ?:ad gien him, he found it
contained empty capsules.—Exchange.
Where It Made a Stir.
“That speech did not make as much
of an impression as you expected.”
“No,” replied the camlid orator.
“The only real stir it created was the
rattle of the typewriter while it was
being dictated.”
Mr*.Winslow's Soothing Syrup for Chlldreg
teething, softens the gums. reduces inl'amma
tion.alUys pam.euro* wind oo!lcJsc a bottleA*
"Seek, and ye shall find.” but not
necessarily the political office de
sired.
Certain theories are perfect, ex
cept they won't work.
DAISY FLY KILLER Kff SrEuV J
XXROLD tOMSAI. 130 P*Ctlb 1,1 . Breokirs, H. T.
Milwaukee Directory
BPJcLy cy jeTa sB; Mo: Ecooomicsl
[ALreKtL nad Effect!**
Rrmedv. la Self-
POLISHED FLOOR NEEDS CARE
Methods by WMt* It May Be Made
to Last Long -anTd Always Appear
at Its Best.
The first step in polishing a soft
wood floor is to see that it is perfect
ly smooth and clean, it it has beep
already painted or varnished th*
stains should he removed with strong
ammonia and thorough scraping,
w'hen all cracks and dents should bo
closed with putty and a “filler” applied
all over. This can be purchased at
most o.band varnish shops, and should
either be mixed with a iittle color or
a su.Ticlent quantity of floor stain
should te added. The tiller should be
put on with a fiat brush or piece of
cloth and worked in one direction
with the grain of the wood, while on
completion of the process the room
should be closed for 24 hours. At the
end of that time the boards should be
rubbed until they shire, with a long
handled, heavy weighted broom, over
which a piece of carjyet has been
tacked, and this process may be re
peated ad libitum. Finally the floor
may be polished with boiled linseed
oil and turpentine, this mixture being
rubbed well in with a cloth and then
left for an hear or two to dry. after
which it must be again polished with
the weighted brush.
Instead of a final touch of this de
scription, the floor may be finished
with a coat of varnish or shellac or
with some prepared hardwood treat
ment. both of which should be put on
evenly and thinlv with a weighted
brush or with an old piece of carpet.
In order to keep the floor at its
best after rhe polishing process has
been completed, it should never be
washed with water, but after all the
dust has been removed crude petro
leum should be rubbed in and left to
dry r .
jjrnousE
Endives, stewed, make a pleasant
change as a vegetable.
Cold sauce or fruit added to junket
makes a pleasant change.
To cook macaroni without sticking
use a vessel wi.h a sieve bottom.
To clean rusty knitting needles rub
with kerosene and polish with pum
ice.
People who suffer from acidity
should eat acid fruit with farinaceous
food.
Flies don’t come around without be
ing invited and the invitation consists
of refuse.
With a steam cooker an entire meal
can be cooked over one burner of the
gas stove.
In cooking asparagus for salad it
should be dropped into cold water
when done.
Flowered cretonnes make the best
covers for beds on the out of-doors
sleeping porch.
The most economical way to cook
mushrooms is to stew them, because
all the stalks can be used.
Left-over strips of wall paper can
be used for the "lining papers” that
are put under straw matting.
Fruit Frappe With Nuts.
Almost every woman nowadays has
her own special frappe combination,
with which she delights to mystify
her guests. Into the bottom of the
frappe glass put a generous spoonful
of preserved straw berneC. on top of
the berries come the ice cream, vaniia
in this case, then a Spoonful of
whipped cream, and on top of the
cream a grating of English walnuts.
All sorts of fruit combinations are
used as foundation for the frappes,
and the covering for the whipped
cream is variously cocoa, grated
macaroons, chopped 'nuts, a sprinkle
of cinnamon or candied rose leaves.
Pretty little frappe glasses in the
American pressed ware, light and
dainty, can now be purchased as low
as 80 cents a dozen. In serving, each
glass is set on a pretty china plate
with a little doily between the glass
and the plate. A spoon, of course,
goes with it.
Vegetarian Sausages.
One and one-half cups lima beans,
two tablespoons butter one teaspoon
salt, a dash tabasco sauce. Soak the
beans ever night, cook them in salted
water until soft, drain perfectly dry
and then squeeze the pulp through a
potato ricer. Beat in the butter and
seasoning. If not moist enough, add
one beaten egg or as much of it as re
quired. making the paste so soft that
it can be rolled into croquets. Shape
like sausage, dip in beaten egg and
flour, and fry in butter until brown.
Useful for Carrying Dishes.
A cheese bdx with part of a barrel
hoop for a handle makes a very con
venient tray for carrying several
dishes of food —to or from the cellar,
from kßchen to dining room, etc.,
says Farm and Fireside. One can
use It also for bringing vegetables
from the cellar or in from the garden
A coat of enamel pa-int makes the
tray easy to keep clean and fresh
looking.
Bran for Cleaning.
Bran filled into cheesecloth bags id
excellent for cleaning wall paper. It
is also better than soap for the bath
tub and for the neck, face and hands
nothing is better. It is as cleansing
for clothes as for the body. Boiled
and the water used the same as soap
suds, it is as satisfactory for delicate
fabrics as soap and dees not Injure
the color.
To Bleech Faded Blouses and Dresses.
The colored dress or blouse that has
become faded with frequent launder
ings, or from wear in the sun. may be
bleached to a clear white by boiling
in cream of tartar water The cor
rect quantity to be used to make the
garment a pure white is a teaspooc
ful of ’he powder to a quart of water
Utaful Hint.
Wher washing saucepans always
sew a good-sized pearl button to one
corner of the dishcloth This is very
good, as it simplifies washing up tre
mendously.
Pepper Relish.
Twelve green tomatoes, four green
peppers, two onions; chop together,
add two-third cup sugar, two cups
vicegtr. salt to taste Mix all togeth
er and bottle. This may be kept two
years ar.d be as good as when first
made.
To Kill an Unpleasant Odor.
Dri-d orange peel allowed to smot
her on a piece of red-hot irou or on
an old shovel will kill any bad odor
in a room and leave a fragrant one
behind.
THE
eHium
THOUSANDS OF DRAGON FLIES
Queer Sight Witnessed by a French
Naturalist While Making a Tour
Through Morbihan.
A professor of zoology at Lille, M.
Charles Barrios, was making a tour
through Morbihan, in France. As he
was walking along the road he noticed
that a multitude of dragon flies were
alighting on the telegraph wires. The
singular thing about it was that they
all rested at an equal distance from
each other, and all occupied the same
position, with head turned toward the
west.
From all sides the dragon flie3 ar
rived and always placed themselves
in the same position, and at the seme
distance from each other. They re
mained as if glued to the w ire, motion
less and paralyzed. Each new arrival
few over the fixed bodies of the
others and took its place in the line.
This chain stretched itself out to
ward the west, and turned toward the
setting sun. Professor Barrios fol
lowed the route for a long distance
and found the same strange phe
nomenon. He estimated the number
at 60,000, at least. At an abrupt turn
of the road to the south, the telegraph
line turned also. There not a dragon
fly was in sight! The wire was abso
lutely free from them! With the
change of direction it seemed to have
lost attraction for them.
Was this chance? Did the electric
currents running from the east to the
west exercise any influence upon
these insects? Was it the solar re
flection? Explain it, who can. In
any case it would be interesting to
know whether this phenomenon be an
isolated one or not
KING’S SIGNPUST IS QUAINT
Surmounted by Device in Oak, Depict
ing the God Tyr and the Great
Mythological Wolf.
The ilustration shows a signpost
remarkable for its decorative qualities
which King George of England has
just had erected by the roadside near
Wolferton railway station on the San
r.ringham estate. The post is sur
mounted by a device in oak, carved,
painted, and gilded, depicting the god
Ls
is
A King's Signpost.
Tyr trying to wrench- his arm from
the jaws of Fenrir, the great mytholog
cal wolf of the old Norsemen, after
svhom, it is supposed, Wolferton was
lamed. The wolf was symbolical of
Fate. In the background is a repre
sentation of the gilded rooms of As
?ard.
RIDDLES.
Why are fishermen and shepherds
!ike beggars?
Because they live by hook or by
irook.
• • •
Why is a thief picking a coiner's
pocket reminded of a line in Othello?
Because "who steals his purse
steals trash.”
• • •
Why is a shoeblack like an editor?
Because he polishes the understand
ing of his patrons.
* * *
Why is a whisper like a forged
| note?
Because it is uttered but not aloud
I (allowed).
* • •
| When ls a sheep like ink?
When you take it up into the pen.
• • •
What is the best Way to keep a
man’s love?
Not to return it.
• • •
What is a button?
A small event that ls always coming
iff.
• • •
What are the most difficult ships to
conquer?
Hardships.
• • •
Why is an ass the most unfortunate
Because he gets nothing In the
pound.
• • •
Why have we reason to doubt the
Slant's causeway?
Because Ireland abounds with sham
rocks.
In a Cow’s Mouth. Too.
Tom, five years old, sat looking at a
plate of cold tongue, says the Indian
apolis News.
“What's that?” he asked at last.
"Cold tongue.” was the answer.
“Are we going to eat it?"
"Certainly."
"Well, have we ever had any be
*ore?”
“Yes."
“Did 1 eat it?”
"Of course you did."
“Well, what do you think of tha?
And after it had been in a
mouth!”
-e Had Experimented.
Bobby— Ma. you said that I shouldn't
•at that piece of cake in the pantry' —
Jiat it would make me sick.
Mother—Yes, Bobby.
Bobby (convincingly)—But. ma, it
\as~.'i made me 6ick.—Puck.
Bright, or Lazy,
"Johnny. I don’t believe you’Te stud
ied your geoeraphy.”
No, mum; s heard pa say the map
of the world ws changing every day
an' I thought I'd wait a few years till
things got settled "—Brooklyn Life
NEAT AFTER-DINNER TRICKS
Really Interesting Scientific Experi
ment Showing How Compressed
Air May Be Used.
An apparently empty bottle may be
made to bio \ out a candle. The trick
is really an interesting scientific ex
periment, showing how compressed
air, directly the pressure which con
fines it ie removed, tends to assume
the normal density of the atmosphere.
We take an ordinary bottle and. see
ing that it is empty and dry, we place
the ball of the thumb over the mouth
with just a small aperture uncovered.
Then, placing our mouth to this, we
blow steadily and continuously into
the bottle.
Tlie result is that the air in the bot
tle is compressed. When we take our
mouth away we insure that no air
shall escape by instantly closing the
whole aperture with the ball of the
thumb which is already pressed over
part of the opening.
Now we invert the bottle and. plac
ing the mouth against the flame of a
lighted candle, we remove so much of
our hand as will make an opening sim-
Blowing Out Candle.
ilar to that into which we blew. The
result is that the compressed air, di
rectly the pressure is removed, rushes
out and blows upon the flame. It is
well to use a small candle, as if we
have a large candle with a big flame
the pressure may not be sufficient to
extinguish the flame. If we perform
the trick in front of a number of spec
tators we must not let them see us
blow into the bottle. This part of the
performance can be done outside the
room, and we can bring the bottle in
with our thumb over the opening,
keeping it there til) the moment when
we want to release the air. This can
be done in such a way as not to at
tract notice.
METALS DEARER THAN GOLD
Iridium, for Instance, Is Three Times
as Expensive—Osmium Is Dearer
and Heavier.
Gold is generally looked on as the
last word in costliness, but, as a mat
ter of fact, there are more metals
dearer than gold than there arc cheap
er. The number of known metals is
about seventy.
iridium, for instance, of which a big
find was made the other day in Aus
tria, is three times as expensive as
gold. Gold is worth nearly S2O an
ounce. Iridium is worth some $62,
though the price will probably come
down now.
Osmium is another metal much
dearer than gold. It costs about SSO an
ounce. It is by far the heaviest of all
known substances, being more than 22
times as heavy as water. If pennies
were Viade of osmium it would tax
one’s strength to carry the change of
half a dollar. This metal has the pe
culiar property of being able to stand
without melting the most intense heat
known.
Palladium, about S4O an ounce, is
ju*L the reverse. It is quite easy tn
make palladium vanish in steam. Be
ing of a white, silvery color, and un
tarn ishable, it is used for the division
marks on scales and delicate scientific
instruments.
VEHICLE SWING IS INVENTED
Mechanical Device Affords Exhilarat
ing Exercise and Considerable
Amusement for All.'
The Scientific American in describ
ing a vehicle swing, invented by O.
Zimmerman of Los Angelee, Cal., says:
The object of the inventor is to pro
vide a mechanical swing arranged to
provide an exhilarating exercise afrid
considerable amusement to you..g and
old using t'he swing, to insure safety in
• - - - j -
Vehicle Swing.
the use of the vehicle swing and to
guard against a tendency of producing
dizziness of the user. For the purpose
named, use is made of a suspended
link pivotally supporting at it 6 lower
end a supporting frame provided at
one end with wheels and seats, the
wheels being adapted to travel on the
ground, on the floor, or rails or other
suitable support.
ODDITIES OF FEW LANGUAGES
Germans Call Thimble a “Finger Hat”
and French Have No Words for
Baby er Home.
The following ire a few linguistic
whimsicalities: The Germans call a
thimble a "finger hat," which it cer
tainly is, and a grasshopper a “hay
horse.” A glove with them is a ’ hand
shoe," showing evidently that they
wore shoes before gloves. Poultry is
"feather cattle." while the fames for
the well-known substances oxygen and
hydrogen are in their language “sour
stuff" and "water stuff ” Th( French,
strange to say. have no verb “to
stand,” nor can a Frenchman speak of
kicking" anyone. The neatest ap
proach a Frenchman makes to it in
his politeness is to threaten to *;ve a
blow with his foot" —the same thin; in
either case, but it seems to want th*.
directness, the energy of our "kick.”
Neither has he any word for "baby" or
for “home" or “comfort." The terms
"upstairs” and "downstairs" are also
unknown in French. The Hindus are
said to have no word for "friend." The
Italians have no word for "humility."
Careful Parent.
"Tommy, when can 1 interview your
scout captain?"
“I ll make an engagement for you,
dad What do you want?"
“Want to see If there is anything
in the rules to prevent your putting
In a ton of coal tomorrow afternoon."
Holding Out for a Concession.
“Bobby, won’t you be a good boy
and go to Sunday school this morn
ing?”
“Mamma, will you let me skip my
bath if I do?"
WAUSAU PILOT.
SERVE TWO PURPOSES
MORNING FROCKS ALSO LOOK
WELL ON TENNIS COURT.
Either in White Serge or Linen They
Will Be Found Adaptable —Coats
for Outdoor Sports Made on
Bulgarian Lines.
There aie many little frocks this
season designed for general morning
wear, which are entirely comfortable
and appropriate for tennis, therefore
possessing one of these one need not
change ones frock in order to enjoy a
game.
The skirt must not be too narrow to
permit freedom of movement, but a
skirt need not be as narrow as that
in order to be good looking and mod
ish, and one often sees skirts which
are Suitable for the purpose with
piaits or fullness introduced at the
bottom of the skirt
A simple little frock of white serge
with tha new long-vaisted blouse and
gay colored scarf with hanging ends
is pretty and serviceable for tennis.
This frock usually has short sleeves
and a flat sailor collar and a gay
of color may be added in the
way of a tie to finish the collar at the
from.
There are very good looking sport
coals this season of white ratine. They
are usually cut on loose lines and have
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Tennis Frock of White Linen.
several big patch pockets and are
ornamented with large buttons. There
are also many good English models of
tweed on these same lines, designed
principally for shooting or moor cos
tumes, but available for any other
oufing wear.
There are many coats for outdoor
sports made on the Bulgarian lines.
One of the sketches in the large cut,
for instance, shows a coat of blue
Serge, made on Bulgarian lines, with
sailor collar and cuffs of white linen
or serge.
Sweaters show moio variety than
they once did. One may have them
any length from hip length to full
length and in many shapes. The Bul
garian lines are also in e\ idence
SEPARATE COATS OF PLAID
In Combination With Skirt of White
Muslin or Other Material They
Are Always Effective.
If one does not care to adopt a coat
suit of plaid for any occasion one may
like to take up the idea of wearing a
siicr’ plaid coat with a skirt of white
muslin or crepe of voile or satin. The
latter combination is quite effective
for any afternoon occasion, especially
in the open, and the adding of plaid
silk or voile in any way to a white
crepe gown is a fashion that grows in
power as people see how attractive
it is.
There is no doubt that the public
in general has accepted the coat of a
different color from the skirt and as
they have gone through the various
paths of fashion that led to black, red,
purple and green coats with white
skirts it is only a tiny step further to
ask them to wear Scotch plaid coats.
After all the coat of today is such a
diminutive affair, which ends ihe mo
ment it begins, that the dash of color
is not inartistic. These negiige coats
have a great deal of charm about
them, especially in summer, and if a
woman will try the fashion first in
cotton and wear it over a soft draped
white skirt she can then find out
without spending too much money
whether or not she looks well in the
combination.
Ribbon Flowers on Parasols.
Small bunches of black and white
satin rosebuds appear on the edge of
one of the ribs and upon the handie
of small parasols. Medium large pink
ribbon roses and foliage are arranged
in wreath form around some parasols.
Fashion.
She's a jade.
She misleads many.
She makes dictations.
Her followers are blind.
Perhaps sh.e announces contrasting
coats.
That doesn't mean any old coat will
do
Just hecause odd gay little silk coats
tre worn with black or white satin
skirts one shouldn't court ridicule by
wearing some old suit coat with any
skirt.
Moral: Those who spend economical
ly should usually beware of extreme*.
Initial Inset.
An initial worked in filet crochet
with *%m thread and a very fine cro
chet hook can be into a hand
kerchief with good -L’ect. This it
something new and is especially at
tractive with a fine crochet edging.
The handkerchief should first be hem
stitched with a narrow hem- i-'aw
only three threads an I ’".kc f oar
threads for the rtitch if yen wish a
da n-i’y finished edg*.
among the new sweaters this season,
the wide belt being usually of some
contrasting color with cuffs and collar
to match. MARY DEAN.
SUMMER GOWN
Model of yello"’ silk voile, veiled
completely by white allover lace. The
slashed skirt is very short in front
with a pointed train in the back.
GIVE DAINTINESS AND CHARM
Attractive Methods of Dressing the
Neck Are the Most Effective of
Many Seasons. <
"Very few of the new gowns have
high collars, and aside from the suit
ability of this fashion to warm weath
er the ways in which it is presented
are decidedly attractive. Never has
there been a more charming fashion
than that of soft folds of net. tulle or
lace to outline the neck. These are
drawn surplice-like across the bust
above a filmv vest, which is usually
employed to fill in a gown above the
girdle.
There are many waist models that
have a fichu of white cotton net
drawn about the shoulders and half
way down the front of the waist,
where it meets a cross line of cord
ing which tops 'a waistcoat of net
mounted on white china silk. Lace
is not used at all in these models, so
that tiny net frillings edge the drap
ery about the throat.
Another new touch is a frilling made
of crisp white crepe. This may be
bought by the yard and may either
be used as a flat border for a net or
chiffon trimming, or set so that it
stands up from the edge ct the neck,
I which opens Medici fashion. Mannish
little waistcoats of net or mousseline
are trimmed with prim rows of but
tons down the middle and sometimes
accompanied by a little vest pocket.
Glover Hint.
A small piece of absorbent cotton
put in the palms will absorb the per
spiration that prevents many wonleD
from wearing gloves with any com
fort during the summer.
PROSPECTS OF FALL FABRICS
With Other Novelties Brocaded Moire
Is to Have High Place in the
Coming Season's Styles.
Among the novelties promised for
autumn is brocaded moire. This is de
scribed as moire cloth with brocaded
satin floral figures in old French de
signs. Brocaded crepe de chine, w hich
was a conspicuous offering this spring,
promises to be a favorite material for
evening gowns. In the heavier ma
terial* all "pile fabrics," including vel
vets, chinchillas, plushes and velours
de laine are going to be worn.
Speaking of plush, an interesting de
velopment in midsummer millinery is
the new hats with soft crowns of that
material. Most of them are in white, but
they are shown also in black and col
ors. One seen on Fifth avenue the
other day had both the crown and the
brim of white plush, with a long felt
nap. The brim was faced with pink
straw, which also formed the band
around the crown and was tied in a
bow in front. The only other trim
ming was a brace of small white
wings at the left side.
Traveler’s Nightrobe.
There is a nightgown designed espe
cially for travelers who must spend the
night on a train or boat. It is prefer
ably made of black silk and has a
pocket in which toilet articles may be
tucked and a big hood, which may be
slipped over disheveled hair for the
trip from the berth to the dressing
loom. Some women wear a black eIIk
cap to save annoyance from dust and
cinders and to keep the hair from get
ting disarranged while sleeping.
Belt Modes.
TK£ best way to describe the man
ner in which belts are now worn i j
to say that they are hung about the
waist. says the Philadelphia Times, j
This description is quite correct. Many
of the belts actuallj are hung. They j
are fastened at the waist line for a few ;
inches in front and hang down the i
back. This method of wearing the i
belt gives a strange downward and
backward Flope to the figure which i*
seen in many of the lately imported !
gowns from Paris.
Practical Flower Pot.
Anew flower pot holder or frame .
is made of galvanized iron. It stands i
on feet, which prevent the po? from 1
coming in direct contact with the sur- !
plus water which so frequently col
lects in the bottom cf the jardiniere
It also prevents worms from entering
through the draining hole, and by
bolding the flower pot far enough
from the ground avoids injury to the
lawn. Each holder vs fitted with two
adjustable handles, which can be fold
ed inside or out.
Discounted.
Maud —Last night Jack asked me
how old I was and I told him twenty
two.
Marie —You were always good at
subtraction, dear.
Horrible Possibility.
"Beauty is in the eye of the be
holder.”
“Even if the beholder squints?”
Look not upon the wine when it is
red —nor the rum when it is bay.
Don’t Poison Baby.
FORTY YEARS AGO almost every mother thought her child must have
PAREGORIC or laudanum to make it sleep. These drugs will produce
sleep, and a FEW DROPS TOO MAHY will produce the SLEEP
FROM "WHICH THERE IS NO WAKING. Many are the children who
have been killed or whose health bus been ruined for life by paregoric, lauda
num and morphine, each of which is a narcotic product of opium. Druggists
are prohibited from selling either of the narcotics named to children at all, or
to anybody without labelling them “ poison.” The definition of “narcotic”
is : “A medicine which relieves pain and produces sleep, but uhtch in poison
ous doses produces stupor, coma, convulsions ami death." The taste and
smell of medicines containing opium are disguised, and sold under the names
of “ Drops,” “Cordials,” “Soothing Syrups,” etc. You should not permit any
medicine to be given to your children without vou or your physician know
of what it is composed. CASTORIA DOES ISOT
CONTAIN NARCOTICS, if it bears the signature
of Chaß. H Fletcher fJ'’ s A ?
Genuine Castoria always bears the signature of
BROKE HIS OWN STAGE RULE
Heiry Irving’s Little Pleasantry That
Spoiled Effective Death Scene
in “Othello. ’’
The note about actors who try to
’■queer" other actors on the stage,
writes a correspondent, reminds me
of a story of the only time when Hen
ry Irving was guilty of such a thing,
lie was acting Othello, to the Dosde
mona of the late Miss Bateman and
every Saturday night the perform
ance was followed by a very pleasant
little supper party Desdemona was
strangled on a bed at the back of the
stage, and part of Irving s "business’"
w r as to leave the bed, and then, going
back *o it, draw the curtains slightly
asidf and peep in at the body, after
wards turning a face of inexpressible
anguish toward the audience. His
face, his shudder and the deep-drawn
sigh which he gave were among the
most impressive parts of one of his
greatest creations. Asa rule he stern
ly suppressed any levity on the stage,
but one Saturday night, as he drew
back the curtain, he said, in a sep
ulchral whisper, “What have we for
supper, Desdemona?" Alas! Miss
Bateman was unequal to the strain
and a merry laugh from the dead rang
through the house. Never again, 1
believe, did Irving break his own rule
of seriousness on the stage. It was
told me (adds our correspondent) by
my father, who was ai the supper par
ty on the night it occurred.
THE RIGHT SOAP FOR BABY’S
SKIN
In the care of baby’s skin and hair,
Cuticura Soap is the mother’s fa
vorite. Not only is It unrivaled in
purity and refreshing fragrance, but
its gentle emollient properties are
usually sufficient to allay minor irri
tations, remove redness, roughness
and chafing, soothe sensitive condi
tions, and promote skin and hair
health generally. Assisted by Cuti
cura Ointment, It is most valuable in
the treatment of eczemas, rashes and
itching, burning infantile eruptions
Cuticura Soap wears to a wafer, ofter.
outlasting several cakes of ordinary
soap and making its use mest
nomical.
Cuticura Soap and Oiu> uient sold
throughout the world. Sample of each
free,with 32-p. Skin Book Address post
card “Cuticura, Dept. L, Boston.”—Adv.
Apt to Land a Fortune.
Alexander Graham Bell, one of the
pioneers of flying, said recently in
Washington that he was surprised to
see aeronautics still at a stage where
the aviator has to risk his life in
every flight he makes.
“We have not advanced as I ex
pected." continued Mr. Bell. ' In
deed, Mrs. Blank’s reply to her friend,
made ten years ago, is still timely.
" ‘So your husband is working on a
flying machine?’ asked Mrs. Blank's
friend. ‘Don't you think he is wast
ing his time?'
"‘Oh, I don’t know,’ Mrs. Blank re
plied. ‘He's got his life well in
sured.’ ”
Deteriorating Effect.
“I suppose the young men do net
regard Miss Barrowcliff as so hand
some now that her father h<vs lost his
money?”
“Well, they don't think she has such
a fine figure as she had.”
When He Needs Rest.
Hill—A park bench which can only
be used when a coin is dropped in a
slot is a California man's invention.
Jill—An additional reason for the
in,bo having to beg.
His Wife a 3ird.
Bacon —Fine feathers do not make
fine birds. i ,
Egbert—Oh, I don't know. The
milliner's made a "bird” of my wife,
ail right.
Mental Subtlety.
On the steamer in midocean- First
Old Chappie—Going across?
Second O. C. —Yes. v ou? —The Jes
ter.
Afraid of It.
"‘Truth lies at the bottom of a well.”
“I suppose that is the reason why
there is so much suspicion of wells.”
To the victor belongs the privilege
of paving the freight.
£/ * Delicious - Nutritious
v Plump and nui-like in flavor, thoroughly cooked with
choice pork. Prepared the Libby way, nothing can be more
appetizing and satisfying, nor of greater food value. Put /
up with or without tomato sauce. An excellent dish
ALLEN’S
bjT FOOT=EASE,
JSs&Sjl The Antiseptic powder shaken into
.AMCLFiSJ the shoes— The Standard Rem
<*y f®*” the Icet for a quarter
KHSeES eet.tury 30.000 testimonials. Sold
Trade Mark everywhere, 25c. Sample FREE.
Address. Allen S. Olmsted. I.e Rov. N Y.
The Mali who pat the EEs In FEET.
©START A FUR. FARM
Raise Silver- Bla. k Fox worth C.SOC to sllO3
each. Minkts,Sknuk ft. Complete Instruc
tions. Address enclosing postage liept. M.
Lessons In Fur Fanning. STIUITsk, K. I.
W. N. U, MILWAUKEE. NO. 31-1913.
Under a Different Court.
“Judge Livingston Howland, who
was judge of the Marion common
pleas (succeeding Solomon Blair, pro
moted to the superior court in 1870),
and who succeeded me ts judge of the
Seventh circuit after the election of
1872, was listening to the argument
of George K. Perrin, when he inter
rupted the attorney, saying: Mr. Per
rin, you have repeated that statement
of the law now' three times. I* you
have any ether point to discuss 1 will
hear it. but no more of that, if you
! please.’
“To which Mr. Perrin replied: ’Why.
f it pleases the court, 1 have repeated
j the Lord's Prayer, 1 suppose, a thou
! sand times, and the Lord has never
j rebuked me.’
“ Ah, yes,’ responded the judge, ’God
is said to be long suffering and kind
i and may have suffered your vain repeti
tions, but l am not God; no, not by a
1 long sigl ” —Case and Comment.
Virtue of Dlsingen aousness.
In a school I once attended the most
| popular gill was the most tactful one.
As far as I knew only one girl dis’iked
| her. That girl w r as spiteful, cross and
j therefore not very well liked. Do vou
I know what she used to call our idV?
j A hypocrite. The word tri.bered me
j not a little, and I spoke to my chum
! about it, but she answered in he.*
thoughtful little way:
i "Well, I guess that maybe Betty is
! a hypocrite, if being a hypocrite
means saying little kind things baaed
I on small pretexts and leaving unsaid
! the unkind things no matter how good
a reason there is for saying them;
but she's a mighty comfortable per
son to have around. 1 wish that the
world was full of such hypocrites!•
j Christian Herald.
Discovered.
Little Johnny, who is of tin inauir
| ing turn, was having a quiet tali
I with his mother. Johnny wanted to
I know why Mr. Juggins married Mrs.
I Juggins. His mother wasn’t able to
j tell very clearly. Johnny thought a
j while and then asked:
"Mother, why did you marry my
dad?”
"Johnny, I married your lather be
! cause he saved me from drowning, ”
i replied his mother.
"I’ll bet that’s why pop's always
! fellin’ me not to go in swimmiu.”
j said Johnny
Burial by Installments.
A well-known local character ol
j Townsend, Mont., lost a leg in a
j switching yard on the railroad.
The railroad boys raised a little
j purse for the victim, who was rat h r
down on his luck in ether ways aside
I from the accident. After paying his
board and hospital bills he went down
and bought a coffin and a lot in the
cemetery and had his amputated leg
buried in good style.
"Now,” he said “when I cash in,
all they will have to do will be to dig
up the coffin and put me in with the
leg!”—Saturday Evening Poet.
Lost Opportunity.
“It's a great pity,” Baid the con
victed burglar to Ills counsel, "that
you couldn't have made that closing
speech ol yours at the opening of the
case.”
"1 don't see how that would have
Improved matters,’’ said the advo
cate.
“It would, though,” explained bia
client; “then the jury would have
been aeleep when the evidence came
on and I'd have stood some chance."
Looks That Way.
Church —They tell me that New
York uses $70,000 worth of postage
stamps every day.
Gotham Well, evidently ail the
New York husbands don't forge, to
mail their wives’ letters.
Repeated.
Patience —You say he kissed you?
Patrice —Yes, he did.
“And did you ask him to tell no
one of it?”
“Yes; but just like a man, it wasn't
two minutes before he repeated it!"
SORE TEATS AND COW POX.
Hadfield’s Belgium OiDtmenf. at
Hardware and Harness stores. Guar
anteed. —Adv.
Specifying.
* Adele has some telling ways ”
“Yes, and one of them is that she
can’t keep a secret”

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