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GOOD PUN IS ESSENTIAL
Efficient Directing Hand Necessary If
Building Is to Be Properly
The house that has not integrity,
that has not staunch, honest charac
ter from basement to roof-beams,
builded upon the sands and wlitle
may withstand the ordinary winds of
heaven, it will not withstand the
breath of professional criticism, and,
in the end, may be almost as much
of a burden and a loss to its owner as
If. it had fallen before the storm, de
clares an experienced builder.
The house that is to be built upon
the rock, that Is to have integrity of
plan and material, must be well
planned. Back of the designer, the
architect, the builder and various con
tractors must be a mind capable of
correlating all these functions into
harmonious working force, driven to
a single end. If the owner be cap
able of this achievement so much the
better if not, he should call upon one
He lays the foundation upon sand
who does not take thought as to the
fitness of his architect, his builder and
all the functions of a building opera
tionto rear in wood and iron and
stone the dream that is his. An in
efficient architect, a conscienceless
builder, contractors working at cross
purposes with no direct handanyone
of these makes for disappointments
The best assurance of the integrity
of a building is the union df the ideals
of the owner and the builder. A house
has an inalienable right to be well
built. Its construction is a task that
should be approached with a sort of
reverent enthusiasm. The owner who
realizes this fact, and the builder who
insists upon it as due to his reputa
tion, will produce a structure that
neither winds of heaven nor breath
of criticism can sh::l:o upon its foun
ODD SHELTER FOR FLAGMAN
House, With Appearance of Mosque,
Constructed From Parts of Dis
A flagman's shelter house, made up
of old locomotive parts, guards a
street crossing on the Southern Pacific
at San Jose, Cal. The shelter, which
looks like a mosque was constructed
Looks Like a Mosque but Is Flagman's
by the consulting engineer from old en
gine wheels, springs, tires and other
parts of discarded locomotives.
Besides being an oddity In appear
ance, it is solidly built and one of
the most elaborate shelters for flagmen
in the state. It is the curiosity of the
Reclaimed Brtck in Construction.
Beclaimed brick makes an interest
ing wall, with much variation of color
hnd texture. An effect similar to that
of the finest brickwork of colonial
times, usually obtained only through
the careful selection of new bricks,
may be easily produced by the use of
Upon removal from the old buildings
these bricks are cleaned, and after
they are laid in the new work are
treated with a sand blast, which re
stores them to their original condition.
Efflorescence, which sometimes ap
pears upon the surface of new brick
work, seldom appears upon reclaimed
More Tinplate Next Year.
The demand for tinplate from all
corners of the globe and the conse
quent high prices prevailing have not
only attracted more capital and result
ed in the erection of new mills, but
have led the existing mills to tin a
much greater portion of their black
plate production than is ordinarily the
This practice, says a statement is
sued by the bureau of foreign and do
mestic commerce, department of com
merce, will also be followed next year,
Judging from figures made public by
the tinplate conservation committee,
which are based on returns from the
(BY DR. v. if.
The kidneys and the skin work in har
mony. They're companions, the skin
being the second partner. If we are
anxious to keep well and preserve the
vitality of the kidneys and, also, free the
blood from noxious elements, we must,
pay special attention to a good action of
the skin and to see that the kidneys are
flushed so as to eliminate. the poisons
from the blood. The pores of the skin
ean'beeasily clogged, and frequent baths
with soap and water help to remove the
injurious products that clog the pores.
Sweating, by hard work or in a bath,
at least once a week, helps to keep the
akin*andkidneysin good condition. Flush
the 'kidneys by drinking plenty of pure
"water with meals and between mealsV
(Occasionally obtain at the nearest drug
Bttere Ariuric, which will help flush the
Sidneys an the
You will find
Anurid is thirty-seve times more
.active than lithia and that it dissolves uric
faeidas*het-water does sugar.
WHEN A TONIC IS NEEDED.
Austin, Minn."I have taken Dr.
several tunes dur
ijjjiiing the last few
ill'!years when I have
Ji /J felt th need of somethine to tone
up my system and
have also taken the 'Pleasant Pellets.'
Before I took them I was terribly con*
stipated and since they cured me of that
I have not found it necessary to take
any purgative at all. I am very glad to
recommend Dr. Pierce's remedies, MRS.
GRACE PUGH, 303 Cedar Street.
To a Million Homes
We have supplied Quaker Cookers to
a million homes at very little prices.
But the cost has advanced until our offer
is almost impossible.
But grocers tell us that many house
wives missed our former offer. They are
using Quaker Oats and Pettijohn's, and
they want this Aluminum Cooker. In
fairness, they should have it.
So we renew this offer for next week
only. It applies only to housewives
whom we have not supplied already. It
applies only to users of Quaker Oatsor
Pettijohn's, or both. It means twice as
much as this Dollar Offer meant two
years ago. Get this Cooker next week
if you are entitled to it. You owe that
F. G. Troppman Co.
I. P. Batchelder, Minnesota Ave.
Mrs. Clara Roe, 601 Sixth St.
E. P. Lane
INSTANT ACTIO* SURPRISES
This grocer's story surprises lo
cal people: "I had bad stomach |i
trouble. All food seemed to sour
and form gas. Was Always const!-1
pated. Nothing helped until I tried1
buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as
mixed in Adler-1-ka. ONE SPOON-
FUL astonished me with its IN-
STANT aotion." Because Adler-i-kaE
flushes the ENTIRE alimentary tract
it relieves ANY CASE constipation
sour stomach or gas and prevents'
appendicitis. It has QUICKEST ac
tion of anything we ever Bold. City
To cut Cedar Posts, Polls ami Ties:
Ejitra good timber, can work year
around. New camps, good board,:
big prices for cutting. 'Write or:
SOO POLE & TIC COMPANY LIMITED
D. ALGER, Hgr.
SaUlt Ste. Marie, Ont.
Which Saves You 7596
Measured by food value, Quaker Oats costs one*fomth as much as the
average mixed diet. So each dollar you spend for Quaker Oats saves an
average of $3. Oats stand supreme, among grain foods, in nutrition and in
flavor. They form a complete food, supplying every need. A an energy
food their fame is proverbial.
Make this the chief breakfast dish. Meat and eggs cost five and six
times as much. Also use Quaker Oats in bread and muffins, pancakes and
cookies. N other food is so economical.
Use Quaker Oats because of the matchless flavor. It is made of queen
grains onlyjust the big, plump, luscious oats. We get bat 10 pounds from
a bushel. Yet it costs you no extra price.
Tagely & Wold
ExtraLarg and Heavy
Cereal Capacity 2% Qto.
A Lifetime Utensil
Scott T. Stewart, 207 Fourth St. & Co., Props., 1101 Doud Ave.
O E Erickson, 1223 Minn. Ave. The North End Cash Grocery, Cor-
Midway (Grocery, Henry Miller, Prop. ner 703 Fourteenth St.
Schmitt's Grocery, Wm. H. SchmittOtto G. Schwandt
Hides & Furs
Hide & Fur Co.
112 3rd St. Bemidji, Minn.
We also pay the HIGHEST
MARKET PRICE for RUB-
BERS, METALS and RAGS
JACOB GOLDBERG, Prop.
FARMERS' & IFAFFIFS.ATTENTION
We are buying'Hides, Furs, Wool,
Pelts and Tallow and will pay
you the full market price.
NORTHERN HIDE & FUR COMPANY
One Half Block North of Union Station,'BEMIDJI, MINN
Remember, Wed., "Wheatless Bay"
This Offer One Week Only
Aluminum Cereal Cooker
We make this One-Week Offer to Housewives here who have not had this Cooker.
The cost of Aluminum has doubled. Cooker prices have enormously advanced.
But, in fairness to those who missed it last year, we repeat this Dollar Offer
Send us two trademarks (picture of Quaker) cut from packages of Quaker'Oats. Also one trade-
mark (picture of bear) cut from the front of one package of Pettijohn's. Or, if you prefer, send five
trademarks from Quaker Oats alone. Send us $1 with these trademarks and we will mail the Cooker by
parcel post. Trademarks must be mailed next week. This offer applies to this vicinity only. Address
The Quaker Oats Company, 1708 Railway Exchange, Chicago
These Grocers Will Feature the Cooker Offer Next Week
Ladies' Serge Dresses
Just received a shipment from New York of ladies'
serge dresses. We were made a special low cash price
on these dresses and will pass the saving along to our
The sizes run 16, 18, 36, 38, 40%, 41, 4iy2 and 47.
Colornavy, green and brown.
Price$11.95, $12.95, $13.95, $14.95, $16.95, $17.95,
$18.75, $18.95 and $19,955.
YARN-We have a small amount of khaki knitting
yarn85 cents a skein 3 skeins to a customer* no more.
Phone 87 202 3rd St.
Remember, Tuesday, "Meatless Day" Wednesday, "Wheatless Day."
The Laxative Luxury
Pettijohn's Breakfast Food is soft rolled wheat, hiding 25 per cent bran
flakes. It is a flavory dainty of which no one ever tires. And it supplies
the needed bran. Bran is Nature's laxative. Everybody needs it. Most
folks would feel better if they ate it every day.
Fine foods clog the system. Bran supplies the needed roughage. Every
doctor, as you know, urges its use, to avoid the need of drugs.
Try it one week. Note the good spirits which result, iNever again wills
you return to a branless diet.
Pettijohn's Flour is another bran dainty. That is 75 per cent white
patent flour and 25 per cent bran flakes. Use like Graham flour in any recipe.
With these two products every meal can include some bran-made dainty.
Taber's Grocery, L. E. Taber, Prop., N. J. Case
624 America Ave. W. G. Schroeder
Mill Park Grocery, W.K.Wagenr, PrD.
Thomas Nygaard J. Boulduc & Co.
We want every user of Quaker Oatar
and Pettijohn's to cook these cereals
rightly. Right cooking makes them
doubly delightful. It keeps the flavor
intact. It makes them easy to digest.
This Aluminum Cooker has been
made to order to meet exact require
ments. It is extra large, so little or
much can be cooked in it. It is extra
heavy, made to last a lifetime.
This Cooker will next week cost you
only $1, if you send us the trademarks
we ask for. This is a costly offer.
And we simply want to know, before
sending the Cooker, that you,.are a
Quaker Oats user.