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The American Farmer is the only Literary Farm Journal published.
It fills a position of its own and has taken the leading place in the homes of rural people in every section of the United States. It gives the farmer and his family something to think about aside from the humdrum of routine duties. Every Issue Contains an Original Poem by SOLON L. GOO-DE. CHIOVOO^^LTON R\r. TIME TABLE Northbound. Arrive. Depart. •Alton Limited .11:53 am 11:53 am •Prairie State Express.. 2:46pm 2:46pm •Bloomington Accom .. Starts 6:00 pm f Capital City Flyer.8:35 pm Stops •Palace Express .12:20 am 12:20 am •Midnight Special . 2:43 am 2:43 am •Atlantic Flxpress-Chi . Starts 7:00 am ■St. Ijouis Accom. 11:35 am 11:35 am •Spfld-Eldred Accom ..10:35am Stops ■Sunday Special .10:45 pm Stops Southbound. Arrive. Depart. •St. Eouls Flxpress.-3:25 am 3:25 am •Midnight Special .5:05 am 5:06 am tCapital City Flyer .... Starts 9:15am •Bloomington Accom .. 9:00 am Stops •Spfld-St. Louis Accom. Starts 6:30 am •Frairle State Express.. 2:36pm 2:36pm •Alton Limited . 4:16 pm 4:16 pm •Chicago Accom . 8:40 pm Stops •Spfld-Eldred Accom .. Starts 5:09 pm •Sunday Special . Starts 7:15 pm Peor'a Division. Arrive. Depart. •Peoria . ccom . 9:10 am Stops t Peoria Express .4:00 pm Stops fPeoria Accom. Starts 3:10pm •Peoria Express . Starts 6:46 am ■Sunday Sperm' . Starts 6:30 pm •Sunday Special . 9:00pm Stops C. * A. INTERURBAN SFHW1CE. Springfleld-IJncoln Interurbans leave Springfield at 9:40 a. m.. 12 p. m., daily. I Springfield-Lincoln Interurbans arrive at Springfield at 11:50 a. m., 6:50 p.m., daily. •Dally. tFhtHy ex. Sunday. sSunday only. For folders, rates and further informa tion call upon or address D. G. CAMPBELL. Tioket A gen t\ Chicago Sc Alton Ry., thef“u HI PUBLISHED WEEKLY 1 argest Colored Circulation^in t) unty. Price: per annum, $150; ; three months, in advance, 40 cents; ; per month. 15 cents. !; Office: 305 1-2 South Sixth Street. TELEPHONE MAIN 999, INTER-STATE 1092. £ n WRITE ALL MATTER TO THE FORUM E. L. ROGERS, Manager. i-ri15 If you desire to keep abreast i of the political happenings, all the colored papers of note are available at 815 E. Washington ! street: We can also deliver you any Sunday paper you desire. Do not fail to patronize the merchants who advertise, as we l often urged you to. Last Tuesday evening, 25 of the prominent ladiies met with Mrs. M. E. Warrick, deputy P. s. M. T , at the Odd Fellows’ hall 13th and Madison Streets., and organized a Temple, known as the Good shepherdess Tem pie No. 63. The eatire list of officersr)wer3 elected. WANTED A WIFE—must be well educated; well versed in the culinary art and general domestic cares; over 18 and under 28 years Must be kind, considerate, and loving. No replies after July 1 Address Advertiser, care of The Forum. Miss Elizabeth Williams left last week for Chicago, where she will visit for a timi. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Smith vis ited in Quincy last week. Messrs. Wm Woods and T. W. Warrick were visitors to Pe tersburg Sunday. While there they attended Sunday School. Rev. Woods preached at the i Baptist church from the Subject ; Discipleship and Mr. Warrick spoke before the Sunday School Mr. Fred Douglas returned to his home in Chicago, after s pen ding a few days with his mother and other relatives in the city. Prof. Lincoln Nelson is visit ing his parents on East Carpen ter Street, I Bert Singleton is sick at St. I Sohn’s hospital. —— FURNISHED or UNFURNISHED ROOMS For light housekeeping, Prepared to take 15 or more reg ular roomers. Mrs. M. J. McKinney and Husband, 1006 Sherman,St., Lincoln, Illinois. H. A. Watkins Agent, Haworth Building. _ WANTED IN DECATUR, 200 READERS OF THE FORUM. We want to make it a credit to De ‘ catur. We will do it. Telephone or . bring all business to Harvey Watkins, \ Advertising Solicitor. . Papers can be found here for sale ’ at all times—sample copies free. Oth er colored literature on hand. 50 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE Trade Marks* Designs Copyrights 3lc,. Anyone sending a sketch and description mi, quickly ascertain our opinion lieo whether an invention is probably patentable. Communica tlous st rictly confidential. Handbook on Pat ents sent free, oldest agency for scouring patents. Patents taken through Mmm & Co. receive tpecial notice, without charge, in the Scientific American. A handsomely illustrated weekly Largest dr filiation of any scientific journal. Terms. $3 a year; four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealer.!. „ VUNN S Co.36,8'“<!,>>' New fork M Branch Office. 626 K St.. Washington, I>. C.