MONTPELIER • - - IDAHO
A good many women would rather
Join a suffrage hike than wash dishes.
In an age of artificial Ice is It not
wasteful to keep on discovering
8eems as though nobody was to be
safe. It Is now proposed to take the
tariff off lemons.
One of the new dances la called
the "Jelly wabble." Perhaps you learn
It out of the cook book.
History has never recorded an in
stance where the world has failed to
mourn the loss of brave men.
How much prettier a woman looks
when photographed In the act of
skating than when committing golf!
A noted New York Physician advo
cates open air schools for all chil
dren. Not a bad Idea by any means.
One of the biggest questions con
fronting the hotel men of the country
Is running a hostelry to suit every
China, It 4s now reported. Is going,
to have an aeroplane fleet for po>
lice use. This will put the force in
Even if cockroaches do not produce
cancer—a German scientist says that
they do—why should anybody cultl
Next year the 100th anniversary of
the treaty of Ghent is to be celebrated
with five minutes of silence. Glorious
Bow-legged men have Just cause to
be peeved over the report that fash
ion ordains men to wear garments of
a clinging variety.
A Harvard professor has discover
ed that a domestic pigeon leads an
Intellectual life. Then why can't it
talk pigeon English?
Bricks are now being sent by par
cel post, but this will not increase the
facilities of those people who are
fond of throwing them.
Why do the advertisements for
southern resorts depict people sitting
in perambulators? Is something the
matter with their legs?
The young woman who says she
prefers death to a kiss can scarcely
qualify as an expert, since she admits
that she has tried neither.
Nothing recalls the mind of the
married man to the Joys of single life
so vividly as to find that the baby has
been eating crackers in bed.
Intimation that a lion attempted to
eat up a moving picture actor sug
gests the need of laws for thé protec
tion of cinematograph heroes.
Some of the popular magazines will
have to be printed a year or two ahead
in order suitably to advertise the ad
vanced styles in automobiles.
A projectile has been Invented In
Germany which will not only pierce a
war balloon but will actually set it
ablaze, a high test for results.
A philosopher says: "Whistlers are
knows that. It is the folks who have
to listen to the whistler that gets
Boston Is using a new word, "fud
gy," to express team work. We place
the wrong construction on it if wo
said that the ball club showed great
A Brooklyn Judge ruled that a
broomstick is not a deadly weapon.
An Irate woman can wield it just as
effectively as a bludgeon. Is the gen
The married cadet at West Point
will not be allowed to stay. This is in
line with the usual army policy of not
kBowing a divided command over its
Even If the boast of the Chinese
that China is overtaking the rest of
the world is justified, China need not
feel entitled to any bprinting medals
on that account
Wives should take note of the fact
that if the operation of grafting a
dog's brain onto a man's head proves
successful, they will have regular
A Chicago magistrate makes auto
speeders take the pledge. The idea ol
putting offenders on their honor is
new only in this particular respect,
but if temptation proves too strong
pledges and pedestrians will have to
take their chances.
The era of superstition seems to
be weakening when a steamship com
pany makes its day for sailing on Fri
day. But it is not averred that even
the big company can make passen
gers occupy staterooms numbered 13.
A Denver legislator proposes to
compel surgeons to exhibit the al
leged diseased appendixes they re
move, and if there is nothing wgnng
with any of them, send the experi
menter to jail. The doctors regard
this as hostile legislation, calculated
lo interfere with prosperity.
How a stage favorite can make even
her contracts reflect the universal
adulation she craves appears from a
contract now in the courts, one clause
of which reads; "The artist hereby
stipulates, agrees and admits that her
services are special, unique and extra
ordinary and cannot be replaced."
One of the medical magazines says
that man is now handsomer than ever
before in the history of the race.
Oar forefathers had to get along with
out the manicure and the facial mas
sage with every shave.
While the American court*
are piling up an amazing
volume of divorce statistics,
how interesting it would be
if there were some records
to show the pressure which
broke the first strand of the
marriage tie in each installée. Unquestionably, in most cases respect
disappeared before love's reien was endangered. The average love will not
stand unless supported by respect. If this be true, it follows that each
of the women who lost lovt fitst lost respect, even though it may have
seemed to every one except the husband that she was entitled to his com
What side of the woman does the husband see that is hidden from
the world? I can tell you. He secs the side that does not care about
appearances. He sees the s de that is not expecting company and is not
trying to make an impression. He sees the negligee side, and it is a strong
love that will survive some women's negligee.
No matter how sweet hjer character and disposition, what woman can
command her husband's respect when she appear^ before him in "lazy"
attire. Helen in a soiled kimono would have silÆced forever the muses
that sang her praise; Cleopatra in a bathrobe and disheveled hair would
have excited no admiration. Venus might have been presentable without
corsets, but there are»* very few present-day women who can take that
Cj Shabby Clothes Cause
of Many Divorce Suits
By MARIE C TEMPLETON
So the first assault upon love by the woman is, many times, just this:
She dresses for outsiders and counts her husband an insider. Instead of
her husband being preferred company, he is common company. Husband,
in turn, awakens to the fact that his wife is not the dainty, lovely creature
he had pictures in his mind. He is obliged to make a new mental pic
ture, and that new one is not nearly so favorable or
flattering as the old. When he thinks of her it is
quite possible that the kimono-bathrobe-frowsy-sham
bling-slipper picture will .be photographed in his
mind, and he is not to be blamed if he tries to forget
her picture. %
No matter what her character may be, she has
earned loss of respect, and jthe seriousness of that loss
only depends upon her husband's sensitiveness. If
he has an eye for the beautiful and harmonious she
has pained him irreparably. If he is not offended by
the sight of a negligent woman, particularly when that
woman is his wife,- then h<: did not have a great deal
of respect for women to begin with.
Women who think that home appearances do not
count are walking in the direction of the divorce court.
and it is not for me to sky that the man is always
This thing of men's get
ting up in a street ear to
give a woman a seat, taking
their hats off to them and
talking to them bare head
ed and according them other
courtesies and little honors
not extended to members of their own sex is a matter of grace, pure and
simple, and should be so understood. These graces are commended. Then
it is evident that they are not properly appreciated.
This writer works hard all day and very often half the night for his
CJ Etiquette o
Cars in B;
living. Some nights it would take a pretty sorry looking specimen to get
my seat if I am fortunate enough to get one myself. Usually when I get
seated in a street car in which some people must stand I look about to
see if I can see any one whom I think would be worthier or who needs the
seat more than I do myselt. If, in my estimation, I see such a person, man
dr woman, then and only then is he or she given my seat, but not beenuse
she may be a woman.
If all were on an equal footing it would be fine indeed never to see a
woman stand in a street Car or train, and no doubt that would be made
a rigid rule as a mark of j respect to the mothers of the race, but as long
as the present order of things endures the following of such a rule depends
entirely on circumstances.
To illustrate : I am.not a man supporting a wife and ten children, barely
able to provide for them till by working all my wilting hours, as I know
some men are, but if I were and found myself seated in a street car, tired
and perspiring, and a haughty little stenographer came in, hinting that
I should give her my seat, would I do it? No( so you could notice it.
I wonder how our check
er enthusiasts—those who
know a little about the sci
Cj Game of Checkers
Not Child's Play
entitle side of the game and
who realize its sterling qual
ities^—feel when they see
their favorite game placed
next tq some building blocks or a toy doll in a shop window, or in some
premium book or catalqgue see the game classified among "children's
By P. J. EVE]R1NGHAM
In other ways checkers has become confounded with children's amuse
ments and has Caused so many people to think that it is a child's game
and to treat it with contempt.
Of all things, checkers is not a child's game. Many contend that
no one should attempt to learn the game until he is over fourteen, as it
requires great skill and is not won by luck, as most card games are.
Checkers is believed to be the predecessor of chess, and so 'is the
intellectual equal if not the superior of chess.
There are dozens (if books on checkers, besides several magazines
devoted exclusively to it. Every newspaper has a column for checkers.
A New York church is to have classes in eugenics, dancing, pool tables
and other devices for securing worldly amusement But where will it find
time for religion?
Painting the eyes is the latest fad in London. It is nothing new.
Sorrow, alcohol, jealousy and 'fists have been doing it from time inunemo
Who is to blame for the
erotic novel and the sugges
tive song? No one in the
world is so much to blame
ns the reading public. We
create the demand for this
kind of reading and the
writer and publisher supply the demand. As soon as the public refuses to
pay money for vicious sfories and songs with an unclean suggestion, just
so soon shall we force such works off the market.
The publisher who brings forth a book that can find no resting place
in any public library or Within the confines of any decent home is a crimi
nal at heart. He cares nothing at all for the great harm he does. With
him it is a commercial matter. What is true of him is true of the writer.
And we, the readers, encourage them.
We need moral uplift in our reading matter. We need men and
women of clean thought and clean expression to write our songs and stories.
We, as readers, need to turn our backs on the filthy and vile when
there is so much that is fine on 4he market.
CJ Blame for the Unclean
Song and Story
By Katherine A. Driacoll, Chicago
If we say more good things abont people while they are alive, we'd
feel less obligation to praise them vthén they're dead—when nothing mat
ters to them.
Mn. Wilkes' Fondest Hopes
piness and Baby.
Lydia EL Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound has proved
very beneficial to me, for now I am well
and have a sweet, healthy baby, and
our home Is happy.
"I was an invalid from nervous pros- !
indigestion and female troubles.
"I think I suffered every pain a wo
man could before I began taking Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and
I think it saved this baby's life, as I
lost my first one.
"My health has been very good ever
since, and I praise your medicine to - T "
my friends.'' — Mrs. Verna Wilkes,
B. F. D. No. 1, PUttsburg, Miss.
The darkest days of husband and wife
are when they come to look forward to
a childless and lonely old age.
Many a wife has found herself inca
pable of motherhood owing to some
derangement of the feminine system,
often curable by the proper remedies.
In many home# once cMldless there
are now children because of the fact
that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound makes women normal.
If you want special advice write to
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (conff
deattal) Lynn, Mass. Your letter will
be opened, rend and answered by a
woman and bold la strict confidence.
Pettits Eve Salve
IN WARFARE OF FACTIONS
Snapshot of Quiet Domestic Scene
When Rivals Fought for the
Control of Mexico.
There was a dramatic silence.
"We need butter for supper," said
the wife and mother firmly. "I don't
see how we can get along without It.
HI send Johnnie to the grocer's. It's
Just across the street, you know. He's
little and can run fast."
"No," said the husband and father
firmly, "I will go."
But the wife flung herself on his
breast as he took down his hat.
"No, no, John," she cried; "you
can't be spared. I will go."
He caught her by the arms.
"No," he quickly said. "What would
I do without you? Hark!"
They all listened.
"I can open a tumbler of jelly," said
the wife and mother.
"Gimme jelly," cried the child.
So they sat down and ate their but
And all this happened because they
lived in the .City of Mexico, and the
rival factions were using the streets
for gun practice.
Gone to the Wild Waves.
Simon Easy, after living 8ixty years
on a farm, find? his quarters fin ship
board somewhat Cramped. He obvi
ates the lack of space, however, by
stowing his trousers and shoes Into a
round cupboard in the side of the.
vessel on going to bed. Seven a. m.
"Steward, last night I put my
clothes in that cubby-hole,| an' they
ain't there now."
"That ain't a clothes press; that's a
"A very good retort!" said Senator
Lodge in an argument in this city
over the immigration bill. "A very
good retort indeed! It reminds me of
"Weeks and his wife were quarrel
Weeks, with à hard, scornful
laugh, 'you acted like a fish out of
" 'But S very cleverly landed fish,'
he said, in a musing voice."
A boy isn't necessarily good for
nothing because his parents refuse
to pay him for being good.
FLY TO PIECES,
The EfTect of Coffee on Highly Organ
"I have been a coffee user for
years, and about two years ago got '
into a very serious condition of dys
pepsia and Indigestion. It seemed to
me I would fly to pieces. I was so
nervous that at the least noise I was
distressed, and man,'' times could not
straighten myself np because of the
Tea is just as injurious, because it
contains caffeine, the same drug found
"My physician told me I must not
eat any heavy or strong food, and or
dered a diet, giving me some medi
cine. I followed directions carefully,
but kept on using coffee and did not
get any better.
"Last winter my husband, who was
away on business, had Postum served
to him in the family where he board
ed. He liked it so well that when he
came home he brought some with him.
We began using it and I found it
"While I drank it my stomach never
bothered me in the least, and I got
over my mrvous troubles. When the
Postum was gone we returned to cof
fee, then my stomach began to hurt
me as before, and the nervous con
ditions came on again.
"That showed me exactly what was
Kept on using Postum. The old trou
Wes left again and have never re
"There'» a reason,** and It Is explain
^ ta the little book, "The Road U
WellvIUe, in pkga.
Bin rwi the atm letter* A see
-- *- "——
FACTORS WHICH DETERMINE AMOUNT OF
CAPITAL RE Q UIRED F0R BEGINNING farm.
Important Item of Expense Is Saved if Land Is New and Rich,
Thereby Saving Cost of Fertilization—More Money is Needed
in Irrigation Sections of West Than Elsewhere.
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The first home of a young Chicago mechanic who took hie bride to a west
ern new farm waa an abandoned freight car. Fifty dollars made It not
only habitable but comfortable and this plucky young couple lived In It
for two yeare white getting a start. The third year they bdfllt a house
that cost $1,000, much of the work being done by their own hands.
The farmer whose,family is able to
do all the labor on the farm can begin
with less capital than the individual
No man who Is without experience
as a fr.rmer could possibly make a
success of farming as a business from
the beginning; but If a man is a stu
dent and is willing to undergo some
privation at the beginning there is a
chance for him to succeed if he h'as
the necessary capital.
Much will depend upon the amount
of risk the farmer is willing to take.
Generally speaking, where land prices
are normal, a full equipment Just
about equals the full value of the
land. One can usually get hold of a
piece of land by paying about one
fourth of the purchase price in cash
and giving his notes for the balance
on the land for security. Hence,
speaking In a general way, the amount
of capital required as a minimum for
a fully equipped farm would be about
one and a fourth times the cost price
of the land. ThlB would Involve going
In debt an atnount equal to about
three-fourths the cost of the land. In
these figures I am assuming that land
for trucking and fruit growing will
cost $100 an acre, land for dairying
$50, and for hay growing $20 per acre.
The differences in the price of land
here assumed for the different types
of farming will be considered In the
article dealing with the best location
for the beginner.
In the Irrigated regions of the west,
generally speaking, more capital is re
quired for beginning than elsewhere
on account of the high cost of the
land, but where (there is plenty of
irrigation water available the yields
to be obtained can generally be made
to compensate for the higher land
must hire a large part of his
labor. Again, something depends up
on the character of the land Itself. If
the soli Is new and rich there will
be little or no expense for fertilization
at the beginning, and an Important
Item of expense is thus saved; but if
the land has been farmed for many
years and is In a condition that re
quires immediate fertilization In order
to Becure profitable yields, consider
able investment must be made In fer
tilizers or manure before crops can
be obtained. Some men have started In
to farming with practically no japitgl.
Frequent Shallow Cultivation
Should Be Given in Early
Part of Season.
Currants should be propagated by
division of the plant Where only. •
few bushes are wanted they may be
obtained by separating rooted canes
from the mother-plant but In nurs
ery-culture plants are propagated by
cuttings in the fall. They are made
about 8 Inches long and may be set
out in rows at once, or tied up in bun
dles and stored in a pit over winter.
Make the pit in well-drained soil, with
the butt ends up, and covered about 6
Inches deep with earth. Set out in
the spring as early as the ground can
feet apart, and the plants 4 feet dis
tant in the rows. Frequent shallow
culture should be gi"en during the
early part of the season. Your state
experiment station at Amherst, Mass.,
will, no doubt, be pleased to send
you a bulletin showing their reports
on growing currants and gooseberries
In your section of the country, if you
write and ask for it.
The rows should be 6
Buying More Land
Farmers should not buy more land
tntil that which they already have Is
producing to its maximum capacity.
Quality of Butter.
Fresh cream added to the batch
soon to be churned will not add any
thing to the quality ot the butter. All
of the cream will be better for ripen
ing at least twenty-four hours.
Expect Better Riga.
If boar and sow are In a strong,
thrifty condition we have a right to
expect more and better pigs.
Reduce Feed Bills.
Scraps from the table will help to
reduce the feed bills
but this Is a dangerous thing to do.
Others will require the full amount
necessary to buy the land and .to
properly equip and stock it and two
or three years' living expenses In
The largest item of capital la, of
course, the land itself. A few years
ago land could be obtained by home
stead at very little expense. It must
now be purchased. There are a few
localities In the United States, mostly
ii ij the south, where farm land can
be purchased for $10 to $20 per acre.
Usually, however, this land is held In
large tracts, which when cut up into
small tracts sells readily at $40 to
$50 per acre. Prices range all the
way from those above mentioned to
$3,000 an acre for some of the best
fruit farmB well set to bearing trees
in some of the Irrigated regions of the
west. Generally speaking, the Bmall
farm should be near a city, and tor
that reason will usually consist of high
In farming more than any other
business the amount of capital re
quired at the start depends upon the
degree to which the individual is cap
able of leading the strenuous life.
The city family who moVes to the
country with small capital usually be
comes very much discouraged before
success rewards their efforts, because
to succeed under such conditions re
quires hard living.
In the matter of the dwelling house
one may be content to camp for a
year or two in a shack costing not
over $150. A fairly good house for
a small family on the farm can be
built at a cost of from $500 to $1,000. de
pending on the size of the family and
the cost of materials. This assumes,
however, that the farmer himself does
the hauling and a good part of the
carpenter work. Where the farmer
can do all the work himself the mater
ials for a very good house need not
cost over $500.
It is easily seen that with the price
of land varying as it does it Is not
possible to state a definite sum as
the safe limit of capital with which
a family may begin upon the farm, but
in the next article some details will
be given which ought to enable the
individual to determine the amount
of capital with which he can safely
begin the business.
SKIMMILK IS GOOD
FOB THE CHICKENS
Makes One of Best Foods for the
Little Chicks and for the
Skim milk is one of the very beet
feeds for both young chickens ancf lay
ing hens. The casein, or curdy part ol
the milk, largely supplies the protein
necessary for laying hens, while for
fattening fowls there is nothing
perior to milk for making white, juicy,
delicate flesh. The milk may be fed
either sweet or sour and may be given
as a drink or mixed with wheat bran
and oatmeal, or both.
Sour skim milk, or buttermilk, fed
to hens confined in yard or small
range, keeps them in health. The acid
of the milk supplies the lack of vege
table a<jld they would pick up if
grass pasture—the buttermilk aids di
Poultrymen near the wholesale city
milk men and creameries can often
buy the sour milk for ten cents per
gallon. At this price It is a cheap
Loss by Bugs.
As nearly as can be figured out tbe
chinch bug causes a loss to the farm
ers of the United States $60,000.000
a year, and the Hessian fly about half
Manuring the Orchard.
In manuring the orchard, the prop
er place to put the manure Is around
the spread of the branches, not
around the trunk.
Feeds for Calf.
Giving the daily ration of milk in
three feeds is better for the new calf
than the same amount in two feeds
Every other source of Income on th*
farm may fail but the cream cheat
keeps on coming.
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Watches *1.00 up. Headquarters
for Oneida silver tableware. »
Mr - 5i
ÄALT LAKE CITY. UTAH
Honesty Is a sort of boomerang
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home to roost.
There is a lot of pleasure
in drinking Good Tea.
Particularly if the qual
ity is always the same.
The critical Tea drinker
is always reliable and V
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"See here, boatman," said the irate
old gentleman, "1 thought I told you*
I wanted a -boy to go along with
and grub my hook!"
"Yes, Mr," answered the boatman
"and didn't he do it?"
"No. H e hooked my g rub instead."
Ending the Tale.
Barber (beginning the hair cut) — .,»
Have you heard the story about the
guy that (resuming business)—want
it short, sir?
Customer (a tired editor)—Yes; a
mere synopsis will do!
A Boston girl visiting in California
for the first time,
. . . very much
shocked when some one pointed out a
"Why, I always thought fig leaves*
were much larger than that," said she.
, " The y * a y-" remarked the old maid,
that widows who cry the most are
the first to remarry."
"Well," rejoined the old bachelor,
there's nothing Uke wet weather fur
Benton. — Have
__., .. y° u tried all the
remedies that your friends have
ommended for your rheumatism*
Tubser—"Great Scott, no! I haven't
IRra-LU,^ di ****® mor ® than three
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