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Shoveling Gold in a Siberian Mine.
The above picture was made at the Troitzk mines, which are the most im
portant and richest of the whole district. Women are largely employed in
the mills and on the surface works. “It was curious to watch them hard at
work shoveling up the rich ore as it came from the shaft as though it were so
much coal or rubble,” writes a correspondent. “Wages are ridiculously low as
compared with what is paid in other mining camps I have visited—2 shillings
a day for miners and general laborers, while women and boys get even less.
Yet there is always an abundance of labor to be got at these rates. The
Troitzk district is nothing more nor less than a huge gold-producing industrial
center and presents a startling contrast tc the dreary vista cf endless forest
or steppes one has to traverse to reach it. "The ore is crushed by what is
known as Chilean mills.” No convicts are employed in these mines.
Life Insurance Companies and Banks
Favorable to This Class of Se
curities—Few Mortgages
Chicago. The attractiveness of
farm loans In the middle west is hav
ing a decided effect on Chicago capi
tal, according to bankers and brokers.
Considerable activity is manifesting
Itself in this direction, and many of
the leading life insurance companies
are acquiring first mortgages on farms
in Illinois. lowa. Missouri. Kansas.
Oklahoma. Nebraska. Colorado. Min
nesota. the Dakotas and the country
The present holdings of the insur
ance companies considerably exceed
$200,000,000 in these securities. Farm
mortgages in the country mentioned
net five, five and one-half and six per
cent. They are limited, as a rule, to
London. —A valuable wife In the
present state of the soap trade must
be the woman M. Le Blanc, a Parisian
lias just married. The bride, who was
the daughter of a hairdresser in a
large way of business, not only re
ceived from her father a handsome dot
in money, but her own weight in the
best toilet soap. As she weighed close
to 140 pounds, the couple will possess
sufficient soap to last them for some
years to come.
When asked by his prospective fa
ther-in-law, a nourishing West end to
bacconist, to name the gift he would
like to receive on his wedding day,
the young man suggested a few boxes :
of cigars as being of more use than
the usual presents presented on such
occasions. "Very well; you shall have
my daughter's weight in cigars,” said
the other. He was as good as his !
words The bride weighed 128 pounds.
Milo. Marie Brie, the niece
of a Marseilles confectioner, re
ceived from her uncle on her
marriage three years ago an
eccentric gift in the form of her own
weight in chocolate. Perhaps the
worthy patissier had in mind when
making the present the custom which
prevails in Peru. There, on the mar
riage morn, the bride is actually
weighed, and after the ceremony the
bridegroom is presented by his wife’s
relatives with her weight in sugar.
A Yorkshire coal merchant’s pres
ent to his daughter on her marriage
was to be regulated by her weight,
for every pound of which she is to be
the recipient of a ton of the best coal.
His intention, which he communicated
to her on the day she became engaged,
stirred her, as she was a young wom
an of frugal mind, to emulate the fat
women of the fairs, so that during the
six months her engagement lasted her
value went up ten tons. Doubtless
she -would have made further inroads
into her father’s store had not that
worthy merchant hurriedly married
her off at a loss of only 172 tons.
The father of a girl living in the
town of Koniggratz offered to present
anyone who should become her hus
band with her weight in silver cur
rency. As she was well favored and
of a build which, although not excep
tionally stout, promised an amount
ample to make a good start in busi
ness, more than one claimant ap
peared. The most eligible was at.
length selected and the wedding duly
solemnized. Then came the most im
portant function, the weighing of the
bride, who, to her husband’s delight,
was found to weigh 165 pounda, or 13,-
SPO kronen, an equivalent to 92,812.
I productive farms, and are made on a
I basis of 40 per cent, of the land value,
I closely appraised, and not including
the value of improvements. Bankers
point to the remarkably few fore
-1 closures of farm mortgages in this sec
-1 tion. The number scarcely exceeds
i one-tenth of one per cent.
As compared with other invest
ments based on lands in cities, the
bankers of the middle west favor the
well-placed farm loans, which, they
declare, contain every element of at
; tractiveness. A farm loan is regard
ed as a quick asset, whereas the con
trary was true not much more than
a decade ago.
Many trust companies now include a
separate department for the purchase
and sale of farm loans. Chicago has a
number of firms dealing in them, and
it is estimateu that close to $1 .".000.000
in such securities is held by Chicago
investors, a large increase in this
j class of investment is predicted.
, Statistics show that the value of
Missouri real estate, for example, is
Harem of the Shah at Teheran.
Infant Death Rate Reduced.
Novel Scheme of an Englishman Les
sens Mortality.
London. Alderman Benjamin
Broad bent, M. IJ., the retiring mayor
of Huddersfield, England, has just an
nounced the result of the two years’
test of his novel scheme for the pre
vention of infant mortality In his na
tive part of the borough—Longwood.
On taking office as chief magis
trate .two years ago, Alderman Broad
bent offered five dollars to the parents
of each child born during the period
of bis mayoralty that reached the age
of 12 months.
Instructions to mothers—some of
which were suggested by the princess
of Wales —were sent out, and the
mothers were visited by voluntary
women visitors, who reported prog
The Huddersfield rate of Infantile
mortality had averaged 130 for ten
years, and In Longwood itself the av
srage for ten years was 122.
In Mayor Brgadbent's two years 112
babies received the promissory note
card for five dollars. Of that number
107 had actually received the gift he
had offered. Out of the five left four
had died and one had been removed
from the district and he did not know
whether the child still lived or not.
If be counted only the four deaths
the figures were 35 per 1,000, and if
he counted the missing baby as dead
the figures were 44. These figures
compared very strikingly with the
previous figures of 122 per 1,000 for
Longwood and the average of 139 in
the whole town of Huddersfield.
The experiment has reduced the
death rate to much less than half.
His own estimate of the result was
that it was astounding. For exactly
" 1'2, 000.000,000, while Kansas hv real
; roperty worth $1,000,000,000. Okla
ni.nia real estate is estimated at SSSS,-
Missouri has S2O 1,000,000 invested
In live stock. $32,000,000 in 'arm im*
plemcnts, $92,000,000 in manufacturing
machinery and $310,000,000 in rail
1 Oklahoma is a i*.r.<l of homes. Out
of sT.OOO families in 1900. more than
i,o*)o owned their homes. The peo
i ]«• are engaged chiefly in agriculture.
The cash value of the farms is esti
mated at $233,000,000. The 1906 corn
crop amounted to 125.000,000 bushels,
representing $37,500,000. The cot to a
crop has a value of $15,000,000. More
than 27.000.000 bushels of wheat was
harvested in 1906. and 23.000 tons of
broom corn cut. Fruit of all kinds is
rui «ed in abundance.
Farm lands in Oklahoma range from
sis to $65 an acre, or an average of
about S3O.
New Yorker Plans to Establish Com*
rade Kingdom on Earth.
New York. —John Augustus Wall
has promulgated the newest of new
religions. Mr. Wall formerly lived In
Valley Stream. L. 1. His new religion
was launched at the Berkeley lyceum
amid the applause of 100 enthusiasts.
To prove that his religion is really
brand new Mr. Wall sent forth a cir
cular calling the meeting in which the
names of Jesus and Moses, Moham
med and Washington. JefTerson and
Lincoln, Roosevelt and Emerson, Ed
win Markham and Elbert Hubbard,
Ella Wheeler Wilcox and Darwin.
1 Huxley and Paine. Ingersoll and
Bryan, Hughes. Hcarst and Brisbane
are coupled. The circular reads In
"Do you believe In Moses, Jesus,
Mohammed, et al. (as above stated)?
Are you an atheist, infidel, moralist,
spiritualist. Jew, Christian, or ethical
culturlst ?
"Are you living in a secluded fur
nished room, a palace, a tenement, or
a brown stone residence?
"Are you married, single, young or
old. rich or poor?
"Do you believe In the new thought,
Christian Science, or just the old way
that mother and father taught?”
Mr. Wall explained to his audience
that the church is to be known as the
National church, and that through it
he hopes to establish a comrade king
A branch of the church will be es
tablished in every assembly district.
Among things the new prophet hopes
to accomplish is the establishment of
department stores, hotels, bowling al
leys. laundries, insurance companies,
and skating rinks in connection with
each branch.
12 months—from October 9. 1905. to
October 9, 1906—not one of the babies
on his list died under the age of one
year. The babies belonged to nil
classes and there was no selection,
some living In places hardly better
than slums.
Very great general Interest has
been taken In Alderman Broadbent's
experiment and inquiries, Including
one from President Roosevelt, have
been received from municipalities all
over the world.
Blind Man Becomes an Inventor.
lowa Falls, la.—Charles Abbott, the
blind piano tuner of this city, has
turned inventor, and is exhibiting the
worklsg model of a heat regulator for
a chicken incubator on which he has
applied for patent. The regulator
Kives the alarm when the heat In the
incubator becomes too high or too low.
The regulator Is set for 103 degrees!
and when the heat varies a few de
grees above or below this mark the
regulator rises or falls, and. breaking
a circuit, rings an electric bell until
the owner regulates the heat to the
proper temperature. Mr. Abbott has
been blind all his life.
Eat Sand for Dyspepsia.
West Chester, Pa.—A number of
people In this place who are suffering
with stomach trouble have taken to
"the sand cure,” and are taking It
every day. The sand comes from
Mississippi and is packed In bags con
taining a couple of quarts. It Is taken
In doßes of a spoonful, and as often afl
the patient has an attack of the
trouble. "When anv animal has an at
tack of stomach trouble,” argues a pa
tient, “It goes at once to the ground
for some clay or sand for a cure, aai
why should not a man?”
Remarkable Excuse Put Forward by
French Bigamist.
At Versailles, France; recently a
baker was tried on a charge of polyg
amy. having married five women,
who are living and undivorced. The
pentaganiist's defense was that ho
had not married the women; they had
married him. When they proposed
he had not the courage to say no.
Neither money nor love, he said, had
prompted his nuptials; he was the
victim of the stronger wills of his
successive spouses. Of the five wives
three appeared as witnesses, but did
not prosecute, saying that their com
mon husband was a toper of whom
they were glad to get rid. Mo was
acquitted—on what ground does not
appear. As all tho years in which
the multiplex husband took wives
were leap years except 1881. In which
It would seem that in four out of
the five cases the women had the
right to propose. But tho man had
tho right, even in the leap years, to
decline, and it was up to him *ic least
to explain to his fair suitors that he
was engaged. To establish the p-In
ciple that a man Is not respor.'Mnle
for tho number of his wives unless
lie himself does the courting, would
bo plainly against public policy. If
Barkis is willin'.” that at once puts
all the responsibility on him, no
matter who managed the prelimi
Covered with Yellow Sore*—Grew
Worse —Parents Discouraged—Cu
ticura Drove Sores Away.
"Our littlo Rirl, one year and a
half old. was taken with eczema or
that was what the doctor called It.
Wo called In the family doctor, and
he Rave some tablets and said sho
would be all right In a few days.
The eczema grew worse and we
called In doctor No. 2. He said she
was teething, as soon as the teeth
were through sho would bo all right
Hut sho still grew worse. Doctor
No. 3 Bald It was eczema. By this
time sho was nothing but a yellow,
greenish sore. Well, ho said he could
help her, so we let him try It about
a week. One morning we discovered
a littlo yellow pimple on ono of
her eyes. Of course wo ’phoned for
doctor No. 3. He came over and
looked her over, and said that he
could not do anything more for
her, that wo had better take her
to some eye specialist, since it was
an ulcer. So wo went to Oswego to
doctor No. 4. and he said the eye
sight was gone, but that he could
help It. We thought we would try
doctor No. 6. Well, that proved the
amo, only he charged $lO more than
doctor No. 4. We were nearly dis
couraged. I saw one of the Cull
cura advertisements In the paper and
thought we would try the Cutlcura
Treatment, so I went and purchased
a set of Cutlcura Remedies, which
cost me sl. and In three days our
daiightar, who had been sick about
eight months, showed great Improve
ment, and In ona week all sores had
disappeared. Of course It could not
restore the eyesight, but If we had
used Cutlcura In time I nm confident
that It would have saved the eye. We
think there in da remedy so good for
any skin trouNe or Impurity of the
blood as Cuticdra. Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Abbott. R. F. T>. No. 9, Fulton. Os
wego Co., N. Y.. August 17, 1906."
No Longer Novel.
When James P. Magenis was chief
deputy In the Internal revenue service
ho was stricken with a severe attack
of typhoid fever, and It was some
weeks before he was able to resume
)is duties.
Before his Illness his hair was lux
uriant, but after It a bald spot began
to show, which was noticed by a dep
uty, who spoke to hltn about It.
"Pardon me, Jim," he said, "but
you are getting bald, and you know a
head of hair like yours Is quite a
novelty these days."
"Yes," said Magenis. *'l have been
told my hair was quite a novelty,
but do you know," he said, and a
gleam of fun was In his eye, "I no
tice since my Illness, that every time
I run my hand over the top of my
head the novelty is wearing off."
Thoroughly Reliable.
Ir ever there was a reliable and safe
remedy It Is that old and famous por
ous plaster—Allcock’s. It has been In
use for sixty years, and Is as popular
to-day as ever, and wo doubt If there
Is a civilized community on the face
of the globe whore this wonderful pain
reliever cannot bo found. In the selec
tion of tho Ingredients und in their
manufacture the greatest carols taken
to keep each plaster up to tho highest
standard of excellence, and so pure
and simple aro tho Ingredients that
even a child can use them.
Allcock’s aro tho original and gon
ulne porous plasters and aro sold by
Druggists all dver tho world.
Japanese Hot tsatna.
In Japan hot baths are used at a
temperature of 104 degress. Fahren
heit. Immediately they leave this
the bathers plunge Into perfectly cold
water. A European doctor who ban
spent many years In Toklo declares
that, after a bath of this heat and the
subsequent douche, he used to feel
warm all day In tho crudest winter
weather, while In Biimmer the bath
had the exactly contrary effect, and
waa most cooling and refreshing.
Wonderful Incandescent
Hans Zuzel. an Austrian chemist. Is
said to have perfected an Incandescent
lamp which Is made of filaments of
cheap material, but of great durability
capable of burning 3,600 hours.
Dr. William' Pink Pills, Used After
the Grip, Arrest Fatal Decline and
Rebuild the System.
Any bodily weakness caused by a
deficiency In the blood can bo cured
by the use of Dr. Williams’ Pink Pill#
because these pills actually make new
blood. After attacks of the grip the
blood is generally run down and the
patient continues to decline.
"About throe years ago," says Mrs.
.Jennie Cowan, of 718 N. Henry
Street, West Day City, Mich., "I
caught a severe cold, which ran into
the grip. I was confined to my bed
for two weeks. At tho end of that
time I was able to be about, but was
completely run down. I was so weak
I could hardly stand, my cheeks had
no color and I felt faint. My heart
would flutter and it was difficult for
mo to breatho at times. Neuralgia
settled in the back of my head and
stomach and I suffered from rheuma*
tlsm in my shoulders.
"I had the care of the best doctor
In town but became no better until a
friend told mo one day how she had
been cured by Dr. Williams’ Pink
Pills and I decided to try them. I
soon felt better and continued using
them until I was entirely cured. They
built mo up again to perfect health
and I use them now whenever I feel
at all sick and they always help me.”
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are lnval*
unable in such cases, as well as in
other blood diseases, because they not
only drive ofT the germs of the disease
but build up the system. The pills
have cured anaemia, rheumatism, af
tereffects of fevers. neuralgia and
many other severe disorders.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold
by all druggists, or sent, postpaid, on
receipt of price. CO cents per box.
six boxes $-.50. by the Dr. Williams
Mediclno Company, Schenectady, N. Y.
Makes Plea for Dance.
It scorns a very great pity that rorm
determined effort cannot he made to
make dancing more popular Nowa
days. when exercise Is a kind of
liglnn to men and women alike It la
odd that one recommended by all doc
tors and recognized all the world over
and In all ages as an attractive pas
time. Into which the art of fascination
largely enters, should bo m«;re and
more neglected among us. Lady's I Mo
By following the directions, which
are plainly printed on each package of
Defiance Starch, Men's Collars and
Cuffs can be made Just as stiff as de
sired. with either gloss or domestic
finish. Try It. 1G oz. for 10c, told b 7
all good grocers.
People who are fond of music usu
ally draw the line at amateur con
*•ll.r.n et'NCD in « to 14 iuti.
I’A/.O OIKTMKM i« |umDl«mt biraft an y raw
..f Itrti n* l>.lixl. ll.rodMi* i.r Pr-trudm* IMS. is
6lu It il*)i ui uiuoxy r«(uodtO Uk'.
If you want to see a man act silly
hunt up one who Is Jealous.
Mrs. Winslow's Noothln* Nfrnp.
F*>r rhMflrrn txrihlnr. •*>ftrna th* itijni, rMurtt to
flkmuul.ou, |«lo, cum >Uii| uiUc. £» * i«jius
I-ovo your enemies—but not John
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<. AND 4
I» 4 1
1 • The Proved Remedy
J I For Over 50 Year,. J |
! ; Prlc. 23c and 30c J \
i ► 4
r— x —| Positively cored by
PADTTD 0 these Little Pills.
(//\|\ I Ll\o Tbry also relievo Dts
- tress from Dyspepsia, In-
ITTLE digest ion and Too Iloarty
H 11/ P Q Eating; A perfect rem-
I edy for Dtzzlncra. Nausea,
IB PILL 3. Drowsiness. Hud Tasts
■Jjf In the Mouth, coated
Tongue, pain In tfc© Rtde,
ITOIIPID uv Kit. Tli«y
rcgulato the Bowels. Purely Vegetable.
p*DtcDcl Genuine Must Bear
Fac-Simile Signature
A {mlls!
The one Inralllhle method by which
Keseina can he quickly and permanently
curi-d Is by the uno of II bisk ki.i/h OINT
WKNT. For hal fa century this great remedy
has been the means of curing skin dlseusae
ofevery nature. Erysipelas, Tetter, Ulcers.
Pimples. King worm, lilolchy Hkln, Erup
tions, Hough Hkln, Halt Itheum, Hcsfd
J lead—all yield as readily to the marvelous
curative vlrtuos of II kink km/h Ointmknt
as the dread disease—Kcsetuu. Iteforeapply
lug the ointment, tmtlio tho affected parte,
II kisk ki.i/n lii.oon and Li van Pn.ui tone
up the liver and rloanse the blood. Oint
ment, M cents a box ; Hoap, 25 cants a oaks:
Pills, 2T| cents a bottle—at all druggists.
Hond for Interesting book of testimonials to
Johnston, 1101.1.0 WA v A U0.,681 CoramsroO
Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Would Increase Buffalo Herd.
Plana for the propagation of th#
American buffalo were discussed at a
recent meeting of the American Iliscm
Association in New York. It was
stated that there were 2,260 in North
America, of which 1,400 are in the
United States, and that In view of the
rapidity with which the animals have
decreased in recent years it was ar
gued they will soon become extinct
unless effectual steps are taken ta
foster them.
The society decided to make an ef
fort to purchase practically all the r«*
malning buffaloes in this country and
Canada and present them to the
United States government. By so do
ing it hopes the government will set
aside large tracts of land win-r*- the
bison may bo raised on a large scnle.
The society decided to look into the
practicability of locating several herds
of buffaloes on the Flathead Indian
reservation in northwestern Montana,
and in the Crow reservation in south
western Wyoming. Morton J. Elrod,
of the University of Montana, will be
asked to report to the society upon
the possibilities of the Flutbcad res
On February 12th. nt the City Htocli
Yards. Denver, will be of lnter«*»t to
the lior>.- tern oft» .• -tat. The
rulHliiK "f well-bred mule* ha*» proved
a pnyltiK Investment In the West.
Denver Directory
your datlw for ibtn Thk*- no othwr
Anion It»poi Thw l’»»i I: per »l»> hotel ||
tn» Wert Arru-il'nn p|*n
Kuniprun I'lnn. lIAO anti I |i»>nl
QTQ MC It Kl* A HIM i.f every known miki
w1 v *“ "f "tovr fumn r ..r rtnr* tie>o. A.
I’ullen. twill Ijiwrrnrr. hrtnrr. Phone 7tS.
Fnrlor) IMO|-0 Market Mt.. Denier.
Hamm— in *n*ry "tyle Saddle* of every •lea.-rlpQoix.
A«h your dealer for “theSimmiliMt l.ioe In Um> Went.**
RiliMiihrd 10 Cole: ido.lNA. Mmpln by mail or
nprruw l! rr« -• \ r prom:* an.l carr'ul nitre* ion
Soil & Silrer Bullion oT"u*«mT.VS’'* 4
Concentration Testi Itfc ■ y .'"•J. 10 '*-
1736-173A Lawrence St.. Denver. Cola*
Hrn>l rum* «»' • h
■ I llwffM
B'tLij up

v • *.»r
Tilt: kMi.nr
campiiiii mi *ic
tINOCIi ft
Electric. Hydraalle.
Belt Power
Hand and Sidewalk
Pbnnw H 4
lAVI Wrnmmm HI.
The only dry rlitmt'e Inca
tutor iiiatiiila<-t i>m|, guar
•-f I teed 1.1 liali h ii j-»r .nnl
of fertile emr" Write for rtr
ruler It. toll* all el* nit them
ami the I»*et 1.|.»-t..r. ..*•
••hi tli. ran Ih» rlmiliMl in •
minute. 1 II I 111 N \ I II
im i ii tToit hi., tn i a
< iilllitt ii iii Siri'fl.
The Jack Sale
On Tuesday, Feb. 12. 1907
we Will roll nl miction, one rnrloud iM
bend, of lilulitliim Krnliirk) Jnrko.
They are tnr*« to noven yenra old mid
tneumire from fmarteeii to fifteen nnd
one-linlf Immln hliih They liuvo been
cnroftilly we looted from relehrnted mule
produriMK families, hy mi expert In
the htinlneMN. koephiK the Idem itlw.tya
In mind to Ret Jack* thnt will hrlnw
Inme-wlard nnd uootl-honed niolew mid
from atich wire* mh "liln.k Nimnoa,”
rhniuplnn of nil Ihe Kentucky Jneka n«
the wtnte nnd county fnlrw, MTa»m
rorn," “llonewt John." ••Mammoth |»oy*»
nnd otkerw equally K»«d. Them* Jnrk*
nrc nearly nil hliick In color with
white point m; each nnd every one a
irnod performer nnd u mire fonl Ketter
and without a doubt will prove thn
bent mule got torn ever hrnuKht to (*ol
orndo nnd will produce the hlKhent
priced miilcn.
There la positively nothing In thn
way of live wfock hreedlns thnt paye
no well nn the mlMln« of mule a .
IT It Ih not convenient for you to par
nil ennh wo will take your note for a.
abort time
Doncrlntlvn cntnloß will he ready for
mnllltiK In «• few daya and will he for
warded on nppllentlon. Iteniember th*
dnte. Tuendny. I'elirnnry 13th.
Geo. L. Goulding & Co.,
J. W. Cnlfey, Auctioneer.
City Wtoek Ynrda. Denver, Colorado.
whh Ii enllata for four yenra voiina turn of
.r,r;. 1 .:;; x:'
apprenticed "..lirn. n, opjmrt unltleii
van. emwnt: pi.v yin y;., „ .nu, Klee
trl. hui". inaielilnlwlw. hlnr-karnltha,JonWr-
JL**J !l **• yeomen (rleiUM, mrpentera « U>
jlrttnen. mual. fan a, . dolca li, ’,!
lilted 111 Npclnl i ii 1 1 ii i; ■ with *, i■ 11 I ■ i.. ......
1...-,.1b,1 apprentice- % jJ 11 Sf l ">
tlrement on three fourth. p,,v nl|.,w
clot llltlK free to men,l,* t‘„M, .n.”, 11 “ f
travel nllownnee t ■-«>ntn per mil.! ii'!' **
of enllHttneni. Manila four' n n nav nmT
ir. per month Imici*.. In pay u !„ M
ehllattiient wlihln four nmniTia 'of
Ji’fx.i rV-,v;i!.,'.r::," --
—r l ?V* ,,,, i , i , * n l L'. lc ?" fluid, allver |iir m || , ft
and umpire work anllrlted. bUwllla AISS!
n«fwrwnca. Curbonuta Cwto *

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