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Restored Me To Complete rififl Itn —■ •' I Mr. C. N. Petersen, dealer in flue boots, shoes and cigars, 132 S. Main St., Council Bluffs, la., writes: "I §[ TJjlVf* cannot tell you how much good Pe * j. VC runa has done me. Constant confine- In ment in my store began to tell on my XJCCII 111 hea | th and | fe)t that | was grad . T'llP ■Rpcf ually breaking down. I tried several 1 11C UCol remedies prescribed by my physician, but obtalned no permanent relief '-'A OJJirila until I took Peruna. I better 1m- Qirtoo A j mediately and five bottles restored me OinCe, AIiQ to complete health. I have been in 17 1 T'U 4- T the h® 3l of s P irl ts since, and feel that r 661 I nat 1 I owe my health to it.” /-k TV/T Our book,et ' telling you how to keep UW6 IViy well, free to all. 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A Teller of Tales. There had never been the best of feeling between them, and when they collided somewhat forcibly, as they rounded a corner, headed in opposite directions, in a snowstorm. Smith took the opportunity to vent his spleen. “Look here, you loafer! You cow ei'dly slacker! Why don’t you look where you are going?” Brown gulped, reddened perceptibly and demanded: “Who showed you my question naire?” —Pittsburgh Sun. Lifelong Job. “What's the biggest problem you have faced since the days of you* youth?” “Living them down.” LUCKY STRIKE CIGARETTE IN a year it has become famous; the man’s cig arette for the men who are working over here, and fighting over there. The reason? Because it’s made of Burley pipe tobacco and because — TOASTED as o a a f Win the War by Preparing the Land Sowing the Seed and Producing Bigger Crops Work in Joint Effort the Soil of the United States and Canada CO-OPERATIVE FARMING IN MAN POWER NECESSARY TO WIN THE BATTLE FOR LIBERTY The Food Controllers of the United States and Canada are asking for greater food production. Scarcely 100,000,000 bushels of wheat are avail able to be sent to the allies overseas before the crop harvest. Upon the efforts of the United States and Canada rests the burden of supply. Evfry Available Tillable Acre Must Contribute; Every Available Farmer and Farm Hand Must Assist Western Canada has an enormous acreage to be seeded, but man power is short, and an appeal to the United States allies is for more men for seed ing operation. Canada’s Wheat Production Last Yitr was 225,000,000 Bushels; the Demand From Canada Alone for 1918 is 400,000,000 Bushels To secure this she must have assistance. She has the l?nd but needs the men. The Government of the United States wants every man who can effectively help, to do farm work this year. It wants the land in the United States developed first of course; but it also wants to help Canada. When ever we find a man we can spare to Canada’s fields after ours are supplied, we want to direct him there. Apply to our Employment Service, and we will tell you where you can best serve the combined interests. Western Canada’s help will be required not later than April sth. Wages to competent help, $50.00 a month and up, board and lodging. Those who respond to this appeal will get a warm welcome, good wages, good board and find comfortable homes. T hey will get a rate of one cent • mile from Canadian boundary points to destination and return. For particulars as to routes and places where employment may be had apply to: U. S. EMPLOYMENT SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF UROB The Kaiser as a Killer. As an exterminator of life the kaiser stands without an equal in all history; being the prime instigator of the pres ent world conflict, he is responsible for the slaughter of millions of human beings, and figures given by a German forestry journal show that in 1908 he killed nearly 2,000 wild game animals, his total score tip to that time being more than 61,700 pieces of game, in cluding over 4,000 stags.—The Path finder. The prodigal son get* the fatted veal, but the prodigal daughter is lucky if she gets a plate of cold hash. Great Britain has 900,000 pensioners of war. FOOD SHORTAGE CAUSE OE ALARM CONGRESS AROUSED BY STATE MENT MADE BEFORE AGRICUL TURAL COMMITTEE. ATTACK USELESS PRINTING Charge Made That Warehouse in Washington is Overflowing With Documents That Wiil Never Be Used. By ARTHUR W. DUNN. M’ushington.—lt seems to be abso lutely necessary to issue constant warnings to the American people about the saving of food. And yet, so far as observation goes in the national capital there has been no very great attempt to curtail the use of food stuffs, except so as to comply with the requests made by Food Adminis trator Hoover in regard to meatless and w heatless days. There is still in sighr in- the markets and the stores plenty of supplies, apparently, and as long as money is quite free the peo ple are likely to buy those supplies. While Mr. Hoover issues a note of alarm from time to time, the real scare has reached congress, and par ticularly those senators and repre sentatives who have b*m investigat ing the food situation. The members of the agricultural committee of the senate have been really alarmed by statements which have been made be fore them, which so far have not reach ed the general public. Several of the senators are particularly anxious about the meat supply, and Senator Kenyon .>f lowa, who has given a great deal of attention to the subject, feels that there will be a meat famine In the United States within a year, even if every possible means should be adopt ed to increase the supply. “The people have not paid enomrh attention to production.” is the con clusion of Senator Kenvon. Senator Smoot of Utah, for the most part a very diligent senator in op posing useless printing, was asking in the senate to have some pictures printed as a part of the report of the Panama railroad commission. Most of the senators thought he was ask ing'to have the report printed, which under the law must he printed anyway, and this caused Senator Poindexter of Washington to ask: “Will anybody read It?” “Whenever anything appears print ed as a senate document.” remarked Senator Thomas of Colorado, “it is buried in tbe archives and buried for ever.” He then told the senate that the government bad rented a ware house somewhere in tbe outskirts of tbe city of Washington and it was filled to overflowing with documents printed by the government that are n>t used, and never will be used. Then Senator Gronna of North Da kota took a band in the discussion and complained bitterly because he was debarred from having petitions of his constituents printed in the Con gressional Record on account of the shortage of paper, and yet tons and tons of these unread documents were being printed by the government. There continues to be talk in con gress about graft and extravagance, and so far it has been kept out of the range of party politics, for Democrats as well as Republicans join in the crit icisms. Some members of the domi nant party are inclined to make light of the alleged extravagance in con ducting the war, while others say that no war was ever waged yet which did not mean extravagance on account of the necessity for speed in procuring supplies. “Talk about that old saying. ‘The old flng and an appropriation,”’ said one of the prominent Democratic sen ators. “we have not only got the flag, but we are getting the appropriations.” “And you are making the Republic ans look like pikers, although you crit icized us day in and day out when we were in power.” was the reply of one of the Republican senators. Just what interest has been hold ing up the bill to set the clock ahead and save an hour of daylight is not apparent, hut for some reason or other this measure has been held up in the house after passing the senate many months ago. and has not yet become a law. So far as can he ascertained nearly everybody Is for It, or at least no one is against it. The national chamber of commerce has made a canvass of its members, and they seem 4 be almost unanimous in favor of the measure, and what is more, they have found half a hundred good rea sons why It should pass. This may he like other measures which have very strong apparent support, but upon which there is no affirmative action. A campaign is now under way which fs intended to encourage the use of tht. English language in America. A recent statement says that 5.000,000 people In America are speaking more than 100 different languages, not one of which is English; that thousands of aliens in our training camps are yet unable to understand military or ders aud directions. More than 1,100 newspapers and periodicals are printed in foreign languages, of which more th*n TOO are written for and read by emigrants from countries with which the United States is at war. Senator McCumber of North Dn- MUCH IN LITTLE In Its first year of operation the Panama Limited, the Illinois Central'': 23-hour train between Chicago and New Orleans, was 99 per cent on time. Out of 865 trips the train was late only A walking stick has been invented tint can be converted into a camera tripod. Open air schools of New York are said to have accomplished wonders in bringing the color of health to the cheeks of anemic children. Sections of an English inventor's double cooking boiler fit so tightly that their contents get the full benefit of the steam, explosions being prevented by r safety valve. The Gulf stream is more rapid than the Amazon, nn.re impetuous than the Mississippi, and its volume more than l£ioo times greater. Consular returns show a large de crease in the total value of the arti cles invoiced at the American consul ate at St. Gall, Switzerland, for the United States during 1917 compared with the preceding year, the total de creasing from $7,495,039 to $3,525,02L kota, who made a rather striking speech in the senate last week on the conditions of labor and the extrava gance of the government, thinks that the question of labor might be solved to some extent If a great many people who have been idle should be set to work. Taking the census figures of 1900, the latest available, he found that there were males between the ages of eighteen ard sixty-two to the num ber of 6.539,652 who were not em ployed in any gainful occupation. Be tween the same ages were in round numbers 25 000.000 women who were not engaged in any remunerative em ployment. He said that there were enough unemployed men to make up the shortage of labor in the shipbuild ing plants and on the farms, and many women could take the places of men in th-ir present occupations. But he did not explain how in this land of the free we were going to make these unemployed go to wcrk either in the factory, shop or on the farm. The price of wheat is likely to be come a very interesting subject, judg ing from the communications that are sent to congress. Senator Owen had a letter from Oklahoma read to the senate not long ago stating the posi tion of the wheat farmers and com plaining that the farmers who had been able to hoard their wheat were going to get better prices now than those who sold some time ago. The letter was couched in homely phrase and badly written, and seemed to fur nish amusement to quite a number of senators, hut it conveyed just what the fanner meant. The question nat urally arises whether other farmers are not thinking along the same lines, and if they. too. feel that they are not getting all they ought to have on ac count of, price fixing on their particu lar staple product. In the course of a speech on the railroad bill Congressman Stephens of Nebraska referred to the “plunder bunders who specialize in the wreck ing of railroads.” He went on to say that “the story of the wrecking of the Rock Island railroad is equal to that of any single ‘Diamond Dick’ novel that was ever printed. The truth is that as highwaymen these wreckers make the performances of Jesse Jamtes look trivial and inconsequential.” Possibly to the student of finance and economics the story of railroad wrecking is equal in interest to that of “Diamond Dick.” or many others of the same ilk. hut it is more than probable that the average hoy who revels in so-called dime-novel litera ture would much prefer the old-fash ioned thrillers to railroad wrecking stories. Senator Sherman of Illinois, who is given to making speeches of some length and quite frequently, took the floor the other day to present his views and was interrupted by Senator Borah, who said (here was so much disorder in the chamber that others could not hear the senator. “It is the senate’s own business, I presume.” said Sherman, “what kind of order is preserved, and I thank the senator from Idaho for reminding it of its own duty to preserve its parlia mentary self-respect. So far as lain concerned, i will make myself heard if I want to, and if I do not, I can talk without an audience in the cham ber. The galleries are always here, and, after all, most of us are talk ing to the galleries anyhow. We are getting used to empty seats. I am per fectly oblivious to the order preserved or to anybody's being present except the reporters, to whom I can dictate, and who are very appreciative of any thing that may be said.” Senator Nelson of Minnesota had an interesting interview with a man who wanted to secure a commission in the army. “I will not recommend any man for a commission,” remarked the Minnesota senator. “If you want to go in as a private and take your chan ces I will recommend you.” The man explained that he had been brought up rather well, that his father was a Union soldier and served In the ranks, and that he thought his education and intelligence entitled him to a position where he could serve the country better than as a private. “What has your father got to do with it?” asked Nelson. “He did his duty if he served as a private. Why can’t you do likewise? I served as a private. The trouble with, this war is that we have too many officers and not enough privates.” As he turned away the senator re marked to a friend: “I am getting very tired of seeing so many leather puttees in the city of Washington. All you have to do is glance at the legs of a man in uniform to see If he is an officer, and nine out of ten have leath er leggings, which indicates that they are officers, no matter what may be their rank. This town is full of them and I am not going to help to get any more.” A great many people who have fol lowed the instructions of officials and placed a one-cent stamp on a magazine or periodical, thinking that it would soon he In France and fu-nlsliing rend ing matter for the soldiers, may not be aware that much of this mail mat ter has been delayed by the want of shipping. It is considered more impor tant to get food, ammunit'on and oth er supplies to the soldiers than it is to send over the reading matter, and tons of it have been stored in ware houses on the Atlantic seat.ord waiting available shipping. Enough Is Too Mjch. “Going to dinner, T OiQ*:u? Come in here first and have an appetizei.” “Great Scott, man! Hoover won’t let me satisfy the appetite I have now.” —Boston Transcript. For the use of physicians and dentists a toncue depressing instrument has been invented t.iat switches on an elec tric • to nominate a patient's mouth when it is used. A German invention enables a person to take a steam or hot-air batn at liiuiii' v hood fitting over one end of a bathtub confining the vapor from the regular hot-water supply. Experimenters in New Zealand have succeeded in producing pig iron on a commercial scale from iron sands found in that country. Glass making In Venice is of remote antiquity. By a law of November 8. 1291, the authorities of Venice, to avoid the risk of fire, ordered the glass making industry to he trans ferred to the adjacent island of Mu rano. Ever since M< rano has heen ‘he most important center for hand-made glass and glass-beads manufacture in the world. The tusks of the cow elephant have heen found best adapted to the making of billiard balls. The tusk of the fe male is not so curved as that of the male, and the fine nerve passage Is not so clearly seen. WAIJSAU PILOT <i DUHySBOHG] ,] tMCYTALE _ JMwmmmmm. THE AOUOAD. "Mr. Aoudad.” said Daddy, "is a 'caiD creature and I mnst teM you the story of him and of his conceit.” “Evidently he is ah animal,” said Dick. “Yes," said Nancy. “Daddy tells us of animals we’ve never heard of be fore. Often we’re not sure they’re ani tnnls. They may be birds or fish, for all we know.” “Maybe Mr. Aoudad is not an ani mal.’’ said Dick. “He somehow sound ed like one. but perhaps he’s a bird.” Daddy wouldn’t give them any hint for quite a little time. He liked to hear them try to guess. “Mr. Aoudad,” he began, “is one of the Barbary wild sheep family, and a distant relation of our mountain sheep and goats. “His home is in the north of Africa where he lives in the hottest, dryest part of the country he can find.” “I suppose,” said Nai.cy, “they can’t put him in the zoos—or any of his family—here in America. We don’t have hot. dry weather all the time. We have all sorts of weather.” “Strange to say,” said Daddy, “he thrives in any zoo. He stands differ ent climates far better than our own Rocky Mountain sheep and goats do. He doesn’t seem to mind any kind of weather, though in his native land he chooses the hot and dry moun tains." “That’s probably the kind lie likes best of all,” said Dick. “Probably,” said Nancy. “But 1 think he must be quite a fine animal not to ue a weather grumbler.” “That’s his very best point.” said Da My. “But as I began to tell you He Thought He Looked Very Fine. he is very vain. Once he was stand ing on top of a high rock over in the mountains of his home. “He posed and stood first tills way. and then that. He held bis head high, then he dropped it a little. He looked as though ready for a great bat tle and attack, and then looked gen tle and pleasant, with a different change of pose each time. “He thought he looked very fine on the high rocky peak and the thought that he was so handsome made him very happy. Pretty soon several crea tures came along—they were cousips of his but not nearly so handsome. Still they were rather vain, too, and liked to think they were fine look ing. “ ‘How do you do?’ they said. ‘What in the world are you doing?’ “ ’Posing for my picture,’ said Mr. Aoudad. “ ‘Who is going to take it?’ asked his cousins. “‘I didn’t say anyone was going to take my picture,’ answered Mr. Aoudad. ‘I said I was posing for It. That means I am getting In fine po sitions so that should I ever want to have my picture taken T would know just how to stand so I would look my best. “ ‘I would never have a photograph er say to me, “Now, hold your head a little to one side, please. And smile —just a trifle.” No. I would know how to stand and look.’ “ ‘Of course that must he a fine thing to know,’ said the cousins. ‘We do believe we’ll go home to our rocky peaks and try the same thing. It would he so useful to know how to stand for our photographs.’ “ ‘l’m not so sure that it would be useful,’ said Mr. Aoudad, ‘but it’s very nice practicing at any rate. Ad heard of another animal who does just the same thing.’ “‘Who?’ asked the cousins. “ ‘The peacock, they say, is as vain as we are. Yes, I’ve heard that noth ing pleases the peacock more than to admire himself. And I think I’d rather like to meet him. I’d say. “You’ve got a great deal of good sense, old chap. There is nothing In the world like ap preciating ourselves.”’ “ ‘What is the peacock proud of T asked the aoudad cousins. “‘He has a marvelous tail of many colors and beautiful feathers.’ said Mr. Aoudad. ‘But we have big curved horns and shaggy hair. And not only are we fine looking but we are wild and strong. We don’t look where we’re going, because we go just where we want to, and burnp into anything that gets in our way.’ And that," ended Daddy, “is perfectly true.” What Papa Meant. “Mamma.” asked a little three-venr old miss, “is papa’s picture torn?” “Not thirt I know of. dear. Why do .von ask?” replied her mother. “Because,” answered the little one. “this morning he said, ’Darn my pic ture.' ” The Modern Child. Mother told Elsie that she must he at home by four o'clock, but she came strolling in at 4:ttO. “Hid 1 not tell you to come home at four?" asked her mother severely. “How can you expect me to be home at four o'clock when you won’t lend me your wrist watch?" asked Elsie. Chauffeurs and Boarders. Little Margaret—My father Keeps a chauffeur and a valet. Little Aian—Huh! That’s nothing. My mother keeps six boarders. The Regson of Aspiration. The birds as they fly northward are wise enough to keep high up. The heights are the safest for human be ings as well as for birds. In the re gion of aspiration you need not fear that which might mean ruin on a lower level. Think high thoughts, hold to lofty aims. Live above the things which mean danger ’nwer down. — Girl’s Companion. Optimistic Thought. There is a remedy for every invasion of right. To The American People There is no foundation for the alleged violations of law attributed to our Com pany by agents of the Federal Trade Commission and I want to say emphatic ally that Swift & Company is not a party to any conspiracy to defraud the Govern ment Nor has Swift & Company been guilty of improperly storing foods or of making false entries or reports. Conferences of packers, where prices have been discussed, have been held at the urgent request and in the presence of representatives of either the Food Administration or the Council of National Defense. And yet the packers have been ac rused of committing a felony by acting in collusion on Government bids 1 We have dene our best, with other packers, large and small, to comply with the directions of the United States Food Administration in all particulars, including the furnishing of food supplies for the U- S. Army and Navy and t* Allies, now be ing handled through tiiw Food Adminis tration. We 'will continue to do our utmost,un der Government direction, to increase our production and assist the Food Adminis tration. We consider that the opportunity to co-operate whole-heartedly and to our fullest powers with this branch of the Government is our plain and most press ing duty. The Trade Commission Attorney has, by false inference and misplaced empha sis, given to disconnected portions of the correspondence taken from our private files and read into the Record, a false and sinister meaning with the plain purpose of cheating antagonistic public opinion. The services of the packers of the United States are most urgently needed, and I regret exceedingly that we should at this time have to spend our efforts in defending ourselves against unfounded, unproved, and unfair assertions suen as are being daily made public. c£>]\ President Swift & Company, U.S. A. Invite the settler, hut the ease and cheapness with which a farmer may establish himself. —Advertisement. Such a Dear Friend. Ethel—Agnes was at the cat show. Maud —As an exhibit?—New Haven Register. Dr. Pierce’s Pellets are best for liver, bowels and stomach. One little Pellet for a laxative, three for a cathartic. Ad. More th’an 44,000,000 acres of coal lands in 14 states of the United States are to be opened In 1918. During the war the trade of Canada has increased nearly three-fold. How to Make Oatmeal Bread Healthful to Eat —Saves the Wheat 1 cup flour 1 cun cooked oatmeal or rolled cups corn meal oata 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons shortening 5 teaspoons Royal Baking Powder '! \ cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar No egga Sift together flour, com meal, salt, baking powder and sugar. Add oatmeal, melted shortening and milk. Bake in greased shallow pan in moderate oven 40 to 43 minutes. This wholesome bread is easily and quickly made with the aid of ROYAL BAKING POWDER If used three times a week in place of white bread by the 22 million families in the United States, it would save more than 900,000 barrels of flour a month. Our new Red , White and Blue booklet, ü ßest War Time Recipes' *, containing many other recipes for making delicious and wholesome wheat saving foods , mailed free—address ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO„ DeptW, 135 William St, New York FOOD WILL WIN THE WAR Enough for a Party. Gladys was visiting her aunt. One day. as they were going down town Gladys noticed three rather untidy children playing in front of a house and remarked about It. “There ar ten children living in that house and only one mother to care for all of them, so she cannot always keep them as clean as mothers who have only one or two to care for.” said her amt. “Ten?” asked Gladys. “Ten? Why. they can have a party without inviting anyone.” Acetylene Lighting. Acetylene lighting is expected to gome into general use throughout Den mark as the government has appointed a commission to pass upon lamps of fered for sale and carbide is easily ob tainable from Norway. Carbide of Calcium. Sweden and Norway together manu facture more carbide of calcium than any other sing’e ration, but use very little of it exporting almost the entire production. Good Subject. “What are that couple over at yon der table scrapping about?” “I think, sir, they’re fighting over the war bread.” How’s This ? We offer SIOO.OO for any case of catarrh that cannot b° cured by HALL'S CATARRH ME HALL’S CATARRH MEDICINE is tak en internally and acts through the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces of the System. Sold by druggists for over forty years. Price 75c. Testimonials free. F. J. Cheney & Cos., Toledo, Ohio. In case of emergency patriotism will always find a way. It’s passing strange that'some things come to pass. Both Good and Busy. Wretched is the worker who has re ared permanently from active life, for his accumulated fortune cannot give surcease from the weary sorrow of idleness. Miserable is the woman whom sudden fortune has exempted from the need of attention to pleasant household cares. If you would be hap py hanish unhappy memories. Recol lect the good in men and forget tho had. Be as virtuous as you possibly can and busy yourself about something. —Exchange. Mermaids' Uniforms. Elizabeth was looking at a fairy book, when she espied some mermaids on a page that big sister had just turn ed over. She opened her big eyes and said. “Oh, siste., wait a minute. Let me see their beauty uniforms." United States Leads. No nation, save the United States, is so economically self-sustaining or possesses such a wealth of diversified scenery and manifold resources as Russia has. SLEPT WHILE GUMS ROARED Charles Francis Adam Told of Talc, ing a Nap on a Hillside During Pickett's Charge. In the campaigns of both Antietam and Gettysburg I was an officer in a regiment of cavalry, a mere subor dinate, responsible only for ooedlence to orders. At Gettysburg July 3 th# division to which we belonged occupied the high, partly wooded ground on the right of the line, covering the enemy’s flank and rear. It was a bright July day, hot, and with white clouds slowly roil ing across the sky. Neither our lines nor those of the enemy were visible to us; and the sounds of battle wero hushed. Waiting for orders and for action, we dismounted, out of regard for our horses as well as for ourselves, and sat or lay on the turf. Inured to danger by contact long and close and thoroughly tired in body and overwrought in mind we listened for the battle to begin; and shortly after noon the artillery opened. We did not know- it, fo" we could see nothing in that direction, but It covered the fa mous advance of Pickett's Virginia di vision upon Meade’s center —that wonderful feat of arms—and just then, lulled by the incessant roar of the cannon, while the fate of too army and the nation trembled in the balance, at the very crisis of th( great conflict, I dropped quietly asleep. It was not heroic, but it was essentially war.—From the Autobiography of Charles Francis Adams. HAD THOUGHT FOR OTHERS Second Traveler Decidedly More Con siderate of His Fellows Than Was the First At the information booth in a large railroad terminal a traveler asked for a time-table, which he looked through until he came to the particular table he wanted. This table he cut out with his pocketknlfe, and then he put the booklet with this table now gone out of it back on the counter. It seemed a thoughtless thing to do because, lying there hjs ic did with It* outer cover smooth, somebody might have picked it up and carried it off thinking, naturally enough, that it was complete, to discover its real condi tion only when it was too late. But this misfortune really befell no one, for a moment late.- another trav eler standing near, who had seen all this done and who was p°rhaps more thoughtful than the first, picked up the torn time-table and carried it off to drop It in the nearest waste paper r©- ceptacle. Siberia Has Vast Resources. The common notion of Siberia if based on latitude and climate. Be> cause part of it is in the arctic circle the whole vast region has been as- Burned to be almost beyond the pale ol civilized occupancy. Notwithstanding that much has been written describing Siberia as it is, the common notion la still that it is fit only for penal settle ments and that the nihilists and other political exiles were sent to these set tlements as a living death. This is not far from the truth. But the Inhospit able regions in which the penal settle ments were placed are far from being all Siberia, and even some of these dis tricts are capable of sustaining the vigorous Inhabitants of northern cli mates. Siberia, in the economic sense, has all the resources which go to make a vast stretch of territory self-sustaining as an independent nation. It has for ests, mines and great agricultural re gions where every product of the tem perate climate Is capable of cultiva tion. The timber is in the north and west. The mines are in widely scat tered distiicts. Business and Collections. Small Gordon Is the son of a phy sician ana Is fond of being with bis father waen he types his monthly statements. Meeting him one morning on his way to the mail box with a handfti of envelopes, a neighbor call ed to him: “How is business, Gor don?” To which he replied: “Busi ness is good, but killections Is poor.” Pain Gives Warning. The nervous system is our life-sav ing service and every time a nerve aches or quivers in pain It is a bless ing in disguise. The first bit of tooth ache warns you that disease germs sre attacking its structure. An ache in the head is notice that something is wrong somewhere and not always is It in the head itself. Pain is not nature’s meth od of punishment. It is her way of warning. When you feel pain don’t merely try to allay it, seek out its real cause and stop that. Paper From Linen Rags. When paper was first made from linen, rags is uncertain, hut a writer of A. B. 1200 recorded thnt the linen wrappings round mummies were sold to the seribes to make papec for shop, keepers. Removes Hatpin Danger. Clipping the point from a safety p.n, gliding the coll over a hatpin arid dol ing the clasp over the point of the lab* ter will protect it from injuring a per* son.