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CROP CONDITIONS IN WESTERN CANADA AfVe TH-E MOST PROMISINQ FOR MANY YEARS The deepjst Interest I attached o the condition of the grain cr.i In Western Canada, especlall arcing the thousands In tho United S'a'es who aro flnanclall) Interested In lai.ds In that country. Thto Interest Ib f jI! an great among thos- who hare friend there following farming and tho growing of grain The report from Carad'an govern ment officials convey th In'jrma in that the area under crop th's )car 'n tho province of Msnltob Saska'rhc uan and Alberta will probibly be no greater than that of lint ear I-as' fall tho weather ws.h such that there was not as much fall plowing as had hnnn linnnrt fni- Tho fnttlri(? rAaHl nt land thin spring miide a considerable portion of the grain late In feeding Notwithstanding this, win at, oats barley and flax were got In In good shapo, nlthough from a week to ten days later than last year On the 27th of June th" reports regarding crop conditions generally In Western Canada were "Abundant sunshine J villi 'imcl) and copious ruin through out Western Canada glvw overy as urance of renerous hart est Climatic renditions In recent weeks have been ' absolutely Ideal Western corrcspon dunts agree In predicting every Indl cation of n bumper crop under favor able conditions Wheat f-hould be lieailed out In Manitoba between July ' 10th and 12th, and In Saskatchewan I and Alberta from 15th to 17th The oat crop Is looking well, nlthough late i and rather Hhort In straw." ' This la followed by a report July I Cth "Crop conditions continue In j same f-allsfnctory condition as last j week. Plenteous rains have fnllen all j over prairie prnvluoK, followed li I general warm and splendid growing weather. Experts ngrco sufficient moisture for many weeks, while crop la ten to fifteen days late, prospects iiro extremely favorable and condi tional upon reasonable weather for next four weeks. Splendid western crop In assured " There U, therefore, the belt reason to anticipate most magnificent crop throughout Western Canada In 1913 Advertisement. How to See Through Paper. A ery remarkable experiment which tiny one can repent with very little trouble has been unearthed by n German Tnko n plcco of paper of such thlcknesi that, when It U laid upon n piece of printed matter, tho characters Just show through hut can not bo road Placing It over n printed sheet. Impart to It u circular motion to and fro, nnd to jour' surprise you will (Ind that now )ou can read the print lie low tho paper. It Ih rather dllllcult to explain this peculiar effect Tho explanation of. fcred Is that the paper has thin placed In It, nntl by rnpldly moving It over tho print, etery p.irt of tho printed matter Is exposed In turn underneath one or tho other of tho thin places In tho paper, mill thus tho entire print can bo read However that may bo. the experiment la Interesting nnd very slmplo. requiring for Its performance only tho simplest meaiiH Imaginable In the Making of Mirrors. A chemical action of the ultra lo let rays, nppllcnble to tho making of mirrors, was recently demonstrated at tho Trench Acadumy of- Sciences This uctlon cnuslsta In decomposing gascoua metallic cutnpouuds and pre cipitating the inctiil In' finely divided particles on glass to form a reflecting surface lly this method It Is pnsslblo to produce mirrors backed hi a re roflccttiiK laj era of zinc, nntluiuii) and other iiouprcclouH inctnls. It Is said that the icsult compares favorably with (hu sllvurud mirror --Popular Mechunlcs. Real Diplomacy. In the silk department u woman was In treat agitation. Sho had bought a IG-cent remnant, found she couldn't use It and wanted It taken hack She i was lu fear nnd trembling, and ready to get much excited If they wouldn't Hut thoy did. "You wonder why we exchanged that?" asked the btivor. "Tmu. wo limy not bo able lu sell It gain, for sho's had It u week, but If wo didn't sho might tievet come In tho ntoro again Homo are ho easily offended Didn't you bco how pleased hu w-usT Sho might give us u big order now. Yes, women nro queer. Rome day I'm going to wrllo a book about, 'cm." Warm Enoughf While coaching n etnas of children for a little play, tho teacher told tho boys that In tho third net thoy would havo to wear their heavy overcoats, as thnt would bo tho hiiovv sceno Af tor a short silence a llttlo fellow about seven j ears old raised his hand nnd said: "Teachor, fathor can't finish my overcoat In time bocausu ho works late; but will It be all right It I wear my heavy underwear!" c TliStKIBE TODAY. ' Cornel WENT EAST t l J. i i . : ? li. f a a 1 i .. t-Mfr i This, jcuiig wenuti rtpresmtlc ask 'hat the Liberty l II be sent to Philip S hates, publisher of The N THIEVES NEVER QUIT Once Started Continued Through Life, Say Detectives. Sleuth Telle of Apple, Chewing Cum, Secret Packet and Dog Collar Schemes In Stores Lois From This Source Heavy. New York Four Years ago l-ottle dross married Her husband knew that she had served a terra In Moy amenslug for shoplifting Hut sho promised him and sho meant It that she would never steal again. And then tho baby camo. "I wanted pret ty things for bur," said Lottie. "And so I went back to tho old gamo If 1 couldn't quit for tho best man In tho world I guess 1 never can quit. Bleating is like a disease except that It cau't bo cured." That's about what tho detectives think. Ouco a man or woman gets well started at stealing and ho or sho Is a thlof for life "The big stores loso more by am ateur shoplifters than by profession als," said D, J Hotter, manager for tho criminal department of a detec- tlvo agency "A woman steals some trilling thing, that catches hor eye and guts away with It. Then she comns back and keeps on coming hack They never let up." Cotter takos tho professional thlof catcher's vlow of tho defense of klop tomanla Now and then there may bo a kleptomaniac Most kleptomaniacs aro Just thieves Thoy get startod to stealing and It's llko rolling a snow ball down hill tho stealing grows. "Thero was the woman wo may call Anna Eva,' ho said "Sho Is ono of thu most dangerous professional store thlovos and shoplifters there Is a diffemcu In tho terms In the country. Her husband Is n captain of a lako vessel, So la ono of hor sons Thoy luiyo a good homo nt Cleveland, where tho daughter Is married to a good mnn But Anna Eva began to steal She has boon a professional thief for years, and now has a prison record. "Mind you, sho hah no criminal as sociates I do not supposu sho knows another tliluf to speak to, though she may know them by sight Sho haB nothing to do with other crooks She Just Meals She travels most of tho YOUNG BRIDE SUES PARENTS Wife of Seventeen Years Takes Play- things of Childhood to Her New Home. . Denver. Colo. "Three dolls and a teddy boar" As Constable Sam C. Horsey of Jus tice Hlco's court called off those ar ticles from n long list of children's playthings. Edith V. Chaso, a soven-toon-) car-old bride, sorted them from a pllo hoaped high In tho outer office. Sho uns to tako thom to her homo her now homo following a decision of tho court In a replevin action that sho was entitled to the playthings of ber childhood, .o.von' though her parents, Mr nnd Mrs. lb A Willis, attempted to retain thom whon their 'daughter becaino tho wife of S I-. Chaso, son of Adjutant ttenoral Chase, lost De comber. Tho marrlago was object ed to because of tho girl's tender years. Other things Is the lot were a little red wagon, a post card with soldier buttons on It, maglo lantern, ooe school cook-book, two skirts for a Archer nun oreenwoou TO ASK FOR THE LIBERTY BELL g Ue s'a 6 .ennuis' nave Just bin en a tr p 'o Philadelphia to 'he Par.a" ala "r exposition In San r'ranns o in '915 With them Is r'hwest, cf P r ind Ore 'lm living at good hotels She Is a kindl), placid, pleasant woman of mid dlo age and a professional thief Like all the others, sho began as an amateur 'I don't ktjow that thero are any particularly new schemes ngalnst which storo managers should be on the alert," said Cotter "Every one knows tho old trick with a bunk of chewing gum The first thief sticks a ring under the ledge of the counter with tho gum Then the other comes along and runs his hand undor tho counter edge and gets the ring and vamooseB. Open umbrellas aro often used as receptacles. , Tho neatest trick turned lately was In the west, when a good looking, well dressed man sauntorcd Into a Jewelry' store with an apple In his band. He looked at a tray filled with valuable rings "Wah!" he suddenly sputtered. "This apple Is wormy" IN THE THICK One of the Thrilling Scenes from Hardest Fought Sporting Contest Ever Witnessed. New York Those who havo ( lowed the International polo match played between the English and tho Thrilling Moment. American teams at Meadow llrook, Long Island, havo llttlo conception of tho strenuous game polo, when played as thoso champion pololsttt play it, doll, one picture of Cupid, and other things, with a value only to tho ono who has posseasid them In child hood TAUGHT ROOSEVELT TO DANCE Dancing Matter Who Died at Eighty Eight Wat Alto Inttructor to Many Other Notables. Now York John 11 Trcnor, who died at his homo In Now Hochelln nt tlin ago of eighty night years, boast ed that he had taught Theodore Itooho velt, William K Vandurbllt, Chauucey M IXipew nnd James Gordon Ilounett how to dance Trenor for many years taught members of New York society thu art of dancing and accumulated u large fortune I in claimed to havo built the first apartment houso In New York, at the rorner of Sixth avenue and Forty elrhlh street Improved Street Bwetper. The up to date itrMt swteplng ma thine It entirely ncload In a canvas nvslopt to prevent the scattering ot the dirt from the broom. Whereupon he threw the apple Into the street The conf derate, on the lookout, picked up tho apple and tho j gem which had been hidden In It and made off An almost equally nifty de vice Is to equip the collar of a pet dog with a secret pocket When the stolen ring has been placed In tho pocket, while the operator Is petting I tho animal, it leaps to the floor I 'Catch m dear little doggie." yelps I the bereaved shoplifter, i Every one hurries to oblige The , dear little doggie fits Its little tall into the groove and scampers for home, as It has been trained to do The shoplifter profits by the fact i that tho managers of stores hesitate to prosecute. They believe that hon est customers aro inclined to shun stores In which such arrests aro fre quently made, fearing that an entire ly Innocent action might lead to an unpleasant seizure and search. Out the total loss by shoplifting and by store thieves Is so great that the Na tional Iletall Dry Good3 association was recently formed for co-operation In protection OF THE FIGHT - really Is. The photograph vividly por trays an Intense moment of the sec ond gamo of tho International match played Juno 14, when the following players (left to right) Watcrbury, Frcake and Mllburn (Americans In white shirts, English In dark shirts) wero engaged In a hair raUIng scrim mage as Captain Kreako sent a smash ing drive but failed to make n goal. BOY HELD AS BLACKMAILER Telegraph Runner, Aged Fifteen, Con-1 fetset to Attempted Extcrtlon In London. Paris A telegraph boy, aged fif teen, was arrested on n chargo of at tempted blackmail. He and Ills com rades nt a branch poBtofllcc had been In the habit of opening telegrams and reading them. In this way tho boy learned of an lntrlguo that was being carried on by a married woman. He wrote demanding $30 as tho price ot his silence, but his letter foil Into tho hands of the woman's uncle, who gave him In charge. Tho lad confess ed, but the woman declined to prose cute OFFERS CHILDREN FOR SALE Poverty Stricken Mother Advertises Two Girls and Baby Doy for $750 Each. Horlln. For several diiya various nowspapors of Thurlngia nnd elso whero In central Oermany havo con tained an advertisement stating that a mother offers to sell "a beautiful girl of fourteen, n handsome girl of Bve and n bonny baby boy aged ono" for $750 aploco. An Investigation shows that the woman l a divorcee, who, despairing of making n livelihood for herself or her children, conceived tho Idea of selling them Only tho eldest girl Is n child of her divorced husband, tho two youngor chlldron having boon born slnco she lived apart from him. Tho authorities havo decided to withdraw the children from their moth er's care and to placo them in Insti tutions. Danger In Some Spots. Home forms of professional sport cause enlargement of the heart nnd also of thu head ju-u-ini-u-ij-st- -,--- asosWw-yA Constipation Vanishes Dttcovery from World's Great Health Kesort that Doctors Prescribe a Beit on Earth for Torpid Uve.- In Hot Springs. Arkansas, thereat remedy for Constipation, Sluggish liver and all stomach and bowel trou ble Is HOT SPRINGS LIVER BUT TONS. Every visitor to Hot Springe' has heard of these llttlo wonder workers because learned physicians there pre scribe them and everybody takes them when a laxative Is required. They are tho really perfect, gentle, safe, sure, liver and bowel regulator. Take ono to-night cut out Calomel ind harsh cathartics. All druggists at 25 cerrts. For free samplo write Hot Springs Chemical Co., Hot Springs, Ark. Matrimonial not negotiable bonds aro taxable, but Yes, Cordelia, tho color Is long green. artist's favorite Olrls shouldn't marry until they nro j old enough to say "yes." A man without ambition Is as use , less as a last year's dog license. Hed Cross Hill tllue will wash double many clothes any other. Dun't put your money into any other. Adv. Perhaps It Is tho house on tho oth er fellow's lot that makes us dissatis fied with our own I Strt. Window's Soothing arup for Children ' Uttblnc, oflrns the ffumn, reduces lonammifc- tlon.allari paln.curea wind college bollUJhsr In these dajs of easy divorce It's a wlso child that knows Its own step father What He Meant. "That man looks as if ho had lost tomethtng. "Yes; ho has lost his wlfo" "I mean something valuable." Short Ration. He Something's preying on ray mind. She It must be pretty hungry. Yale Itecord. Good Guess. "And what do ou do at the hos pital?' "1 am an Interne." "Oh, jou have charge of tho Inter nal disorders, eh?" Divided Hit Time. Ministerial duties and increasing dignity havo not robbed n certain mis Ister of his cherished boyhood ac complishment of making fritters. He frequently exercises this skill at break fast time, much to tho delight of the younger members of the family Edith, the four-year-old daughter, recently took tea with a mombor of the congre gation. After the silent grace the little one, looking at her unmarried hostess, remarked with pity: "You don't havo any ono to pray for you, do you?" Said one of the ladles present, smil ing: "I suppose your papa prays for you three times a day." "Oh, no, he doesn't," was tho Inno cent and earnest answer. "Ho fries In the morning and prays In tho nfter noon!" FOUND A WAY To Be Clear of Coffee Trouble. "Husband and myself both had the coffee habit, and finally his stomach and kldnejs got In such a bad condi tion that ho was compelled to give up a good position that ho had held for years. Ho was too sick to work. His skin was yellow, and there didn't seem to bo an organ In bis body that was not affected. "I told him I felt sure his sickness was due to coffeo and after some dis cussion he decided to give It up. "It was a struggle, because of the powerful habit. One day wo heard about Postum and concluded to try It and then It was easy to leave oft coffee. "His fearful headaches grew less frequent, his complexion began to clear, kidneys grow better until at last he was a new man altogether, as a re sult of leaving off coffeo and taking up Postum. Then I began to drink It too. "Although I was never as bad off as my husband, I was always very ner vous and never at any time very strong, only weighing 95 lbs. before 1 begon to uso Postum. Now I weigh 115 lbs. nnd can do as much work as anyono my alio, I think." Namo given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Write for booklot. "The Itoad to Wellvllle." Postum comes In two forms. Regular Postum (must bo boiled.) Instant Postum doesn't require boil ing, but Is prepared Instantly by stir ring n lovel tcaspoonful In an ordinary cup of hot water, which makes It right for most persons. A big cup requires more and some peoplo who llko strong things put In a heaping spoonful and temper It with a largo supply of cream. Ktperlment until you know the amount that pleases your palate and have It served that way In the futur "Thoro'a a Reason" for Postum.