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SATURDAY. MARCH 11, 1911
THE PIOCHE RECORD.
PAGE THREE.
Big
Aoacto
Four hundred thousand people
take a CASCARET every night
and rise up in the morning and call
them blessed. If you don't belong to
this great crowd of CASCARET
takers you are missing the greatest
asset of your life. tu
CASCARETS toe bos for week's
treatment. all drurjriau. Biggest sel lea,
in thcworld. MUBoa boxes a month.
KQAYC RELIABLE i PROMPT
AooA I o tw.ff ass. its
0ol4 and BIItst Mined and boiubt. Writs lot
tree malllny aaeka. UUUEN ASSAY CO
1st Court Plus. Sum, Colorado.
PATENTS f1"""""" made In patent!. Pro
Zj?L zL tsol your Ideas. (Jurat pase booalrea.
W. T. FUxgarald Co., Washington, u. c
r A FASHION PUZZLE.
This Is merely two utdlei of fashion
endeavoring to Identify each other.
FRENCH BEAN COFFEE,
1 CENT A POUND
It will grow in your own garden.
Ripening here In Wisconsin in 90
'days. Splendid health coffee and cost
ing to grow about one cent a pound.
A great rarity; a healthful drink.
Send us today 15 cents In stamps
and we will mall you package above
coffee seed with full directions and
our mammoth seed and plant cata
log free. Or send us 31 cents and we
add 10 packages elegant flower and
unsurpassable vegetable seeds, suffi
cient to grow bushels of vegetables
and flowers. Or make your remittance
40 cents and we add to all of above 10
packages of wonderful farm seed spe
cialties and novelties. Jnhn A. Salzer
Seed Co.. 182 S. 8th St., La Crosse. Wis.
Give a Woman a Chance.
Compulsory military service for
men, urges a German female advocate
of women's right, should be offset by
compulsory domestic service for worn
en. On the theory that life in bar
rack and drill in the manual of arms
have benefitted German manhood, she
asks, why will not life in the kitchen
and exercise In the use of pots and
pans similarly raise German woman
hood? If Germany ever organizes a stand
ing army of cooks it may force all
Europe to follow its lead. Culinary
conscription is a severe measure, but
when enforced in Germany other na
tions might be expected to adopt it.
There would be more reason in doing
o than In following Germany's lead
In militarism. There is more real
need of cooks the world over than of
soldiers. It is possible to get along
without fighting, but not without eat
ing. Music Hall Losing Vogue.
Music halls have Increased very lit
tle in the last few years. Some have
gone back to drama. Others have
been run partly with drama. Others
have gone over to picture entertain
ments. The picture houses have not
Immensely added to their own by new
buildings. London Stage.
Take This to Heart.
Some men work harder trying to
get out of doing a thing than it would
take them to do it. Exchange.
HONE3T CONFESSION
A Doctor's Talk on Food.
There are no fairer set of men on
earth than the doctors, and when they
find they have been in error they are
usually apt to make honest and manly
admission of the fact.
A case In point Is that of a practi
tioner, one of the good old school, who
lives in Texas. His plain, unvarnished
tale needs no dressing up:
"I had always had an intense preju
dice, which I can now see was unwar
rantable and unreasonable, against all
muchJy advertised foods. Hence, I
never read a line of the many 'ads' of
Grape-Nuts, nor tested the food till
last winter.
"While in Corpus Chrlsti for my
health, and visiting my youngest son,
who has four of the ruddiest, healthi
est little boys I ever saw, I ate my
first dish of Grape-Nuts food for sup
per with my little grandsons.
"I became exceedingly fond of it
and have eaten a package of It every
week since, and find It a delicious, re
freshing and strengthening food, leav
ing no ill effects whatever, causing no
eructations (with which I was for
merly much troubled), no sense of
fullness, nausea, nor distress of stom
ach In any way.
"There is no other food that agrees
with me so well, or sits as lightly or
pleasantly upon my stomach as this
does.
"I am stronger and more active
since I began the use of Grape-Nuts
than I have been for 10 years, and
am no longer troubled with nausea
and Indigestion." Name given by
Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
Look in pkgs. for the famous little
book. "The Roed to Wellvllle."
"There's a Reseon."
Brer read the abffve- letter t A ier
me nonpars from time tr tlm. Th
re- aremilue, true, aad fall of baraa
Interest.
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ROME'S big exposition, which
was opened in January, will
make "The Eternal City" bet
ter known to the outside
world. It is international In
scope and it is expected 1.000,000 vis
itors will be attracted to It.
As one is whirled into Rome in the
cars the great viaducts which con
veyed water from the mountains be
yond rise up before him. Some have
yielded to the vandalism of the in
vader and their broken arches attest
the spoliation of Hun and Goth. A
few are In excellent condition. Of the
four which supply the city with water
three are cf ancient rearing. In olden
days 24 were necessary, for Rome then
had seven times as many people as
now. And the water, carried through
these pipes from the Alban mountains,
Is as pure as any which ministers to
the wants of man.
The capltol Is In the very heart of
Rome. Here Is a majestic flight of
steps crowned at the summit by colos
sal statues of old Roman gods found
In the baths of Diocletian. It was down
the steps which these have now re
placed that Rlezi, "last of the Roman
tribunes," fled In his last moments, to
fall at their base, bleeding from
Frrf
St. Peter's, Rome.
twenty wounds; while from a window
In their palace burning on the hill, his
beautiful young wife looked down and
saw his tragic death. In the square at
the summit of this staircase is the
place where Brutus harangued the un
willing populace after the murder of
Caesar. No part of Rome Is better
adapted to contain the portrait gal
lery of its ancient rulers than this Cap
itolene bill, the scene of many of its
earlier glories and its later crimes.
Rome has more churches in com
parison with the number of its dwell
era than any other city. You are never
out of sight of one, turn which way
you will. Sometimes where streets in
tersect there are four one on each
corner. Near the American embassy,
on Via Venti Settembre, where a street
Intersects, three of the corners are ta
ken up with religious temples. With
in a stone's tbrow there are three
more. There are 400 in all and some
thing like 1,000 chapels besides. Some
of the most ancient have been taken
from the pagans, some built by popes,
some are of medieval construction,
and there are half a dozen of the mod
ern school erected within a decade.
That there is one stone left upon
another in Rome is what historians
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marvel about In 2,300 years the city
has been taken by Invading armies 42
times and has repelled a dozen at
tempts to capture It Usually the city
was sacked when it could not be
burned and many of its people carried
into slavery. Battering rams have
been hurled against the Coliseum,
against the 25-foot wall of the Pan
theon, against all the public buildings
reared under the Caesars, but unavail
ingly. Rome was as strong in her
structural kingdom as she was power
ful in the field.
Taxes were light In Rome before
unification. Since then they are heavy
When Victor Emmanuel was crowned
Rome expected to become a capital of
1,000,000 in 25 years. She did start a
good deal of building and In other
ways improved the city. But It pre
cipitated a financial panic, banks fail
ed and there was a hard time all
around. So, instead of a million folks
In a quarter of a century, the number
is 600,000 after 40 years.
The merchants never carry two ar
ticles of the same kind. The stores
are small, the stock limited, and
Romans want to be original In their
purchases. Consequently In the orna
mental or useful line while there is a
variegated display there is no repeti
tion. The small dealer is content with
a fair sale; does not care to do a large
business if It Involves much work.
The Vatican gardens are as beauti
ful as the lovers of landscape have so
often depicted. Here the Italian gar
den Is idealized. I have often seen
representations of these exquisitely
laid out grounds in different countries
but they pale alongside of the beau
ties of the kind found in the territory
of the pope. The hedges, in the rich
est of verdure, are 15 feet high, and
everything else is on as attractive an
as generous a scale. The forest with
paths made where the popes take
dally exercise are freighted with de
licious odors which bid one tarry
Then there 'is an enclosure where pea
cocks, ducks, chickens, etc., give va
riety to the entrancing picture. The
play of fountains and the rush of
waters In a cataract and over rocky
projections are most pleasing. Grape
arbors here and there lead one to be
lieve that wine producing of a superior
flavor Is one of the yields in this won
derful enclosure. The chapel of Lour
dos erected by Leo XIII is In the
midst of greenery which gives it a
cemetery setting. The one-story octa
gonal house on the edge of the emi
nence three-quarters of a mile from
the Vatican, where Leo used to pass
the heated days of summer In writing,
overlooks the valley beyond. Opposite
Is the city he loved and for 25 years
looked upon but could not venture
into. While the gardens are beautiful
and spacious, man tires in circum
scribed area, for the Instinct Is natur
al to go out and see things elsewhere.
Pius X finds this self-imposed exile
lust as irksome as did Pius IX and
Leo XII and longs for a change. It
will be a happy day when the holy
father can do away with these barriers
which shut him out from the populace
of Rome and when he can enjoy the
freedom of the city's streets and feel
that he Is as safe among his towns
men as he Is Inside the walls of the
Vatican.
War Over National
WASHINGTON. One of the most
bitter fights in the history of the
national capital for many years back
has lately been going on, and doctors
ill over the United States are falling
into line for or against the proposal
that we shall have a national bureau
3t health. Mass meetings are being
called and mile-long petitions are be
ing dumped upon the national legisla
tors. Tons of mall and thousands of
telegrams keep coming urging them to
vote for the "conservation of human
life." Other tons of letters and Innu
merable messages plead, demand and
entreat them to vote down what is
characterized as a "doctor's trust."
Hardly a town of any consequence
In the country has failed to have mass
meetings, councils and semi-public
gatherings of both factions. The med
ical men of the country have fallen
out over the proposition of having
lome general governing body to over-
ee things medical in the United
States. Washington 1b filled up with
fighting cohorts. The cry of "no
quarter" Is the popular one, and the
fighters are lashing out at each other
bitterly in the committee rooms, in the
press and from the lecture platforms.
All the fighting came about In this
Lawmakers Add
I LEFT "1
MINE AT
IF ALL the freak legislation intro
duced by legislators throughout
the United States were passed and
became laws what a funny country
this would become! Indiana has fur
nished one of the most recent sam
ples. It Is a bill requiring every per
son wishing to take a drink to take
out a license.
From Colorado comes the interest
ing news that a bill is about to be In
troduced In the legislature of that
tate providing that any surgeon who
shall perforin an operation for ap
pendicitis and thereafter be unable to
prove that the appendix was In a dis
eased condition, shall be guilty of
malpractice and punishable under the
penal code.
That much abused class, the poor
bachelors, are being abimed onco
more, this time in New Mexico, where
a bill has been Introduced in the
States to Aid in
THIS WILL
GIVE THE
MOVEMENT K
riEW
IMPETUS
THE department of agriculture an
nounces that thirty-three colleges
have organized departments of agri
culture extension. The movement is
only four years old. The number of
persons connected with the extension
work in 31 states Is 92. This does
not include members of the college
faculty and experiment station staffs,
who contribute only occasional serv
ice. Apparatus necessary for interior In
struction work In agriculture has
multiplied In the four years until now
entire buildings are devoted to the
storing of agricultural machinery,
barns are filled with horses, cattle,
sheep and swine; hundreds of acres of
land are utilized In demonstration,
and granaries are filled with samples
of feed, all used for Illustration In
construction work to the resident students.
L.SHV (Bit .MAIS I LH-tTlJl. l I
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Mrs. Taft's Informal 5 O'Clock Teas
WHILE officially exempt from the
obligations which rest upon other
loss distinguished hostesses, Mrs. Taft
nevertheless takes cognizance of the
duties of her position as chatelaine of
the president's house and since her
coming Into possesion of the old home
has Instituted a very Informal but none
the less delightful five o'clock tea.
These five o'clock teas of Mrs. Taft
are arranged for the purpose of permit
ting informal presentations to the
first lady and In consequence the least
bit of ceremony In tbe world Is intro
duced. Appointments are made in
sdvance, of course, and when the day
rrlves the visitors are shown Into
ither the red room or the green room.
Health Department
way: About a year ago 12 bills were
Introduced in congress, all seeking to
legalize the establishment of a na
tional bureau of health. Eleven of
these bills were strangled in the com
mittees, and but two remained. These
two were the subject of bitter acri-
manlous debate on numerous occasions,
but congress finally adjourned without
doing anything. The fight was mere
ly postponed until the present ses
sion. The fight for a national health bu
reau is a part of the general conserva
tion movement that is going on all
over the country. The Natoinai Con
servation commls8oln has taken note
of "human life" as being one of the
resources of the nation that Is worth
saving. Originally this commission
was formed to conserve lands, waters,
mill sites, forests, minerals and wild
gume, but it speedily rame to the con
clusion that human life was worth
more than all the rest of our resources
put together.
"We need men," said the conserva
tionists, "to plow these lands, dig in
these mines and cut down these for
est trees. Therefore, let us conserve
human life, stamp out disease and give
the doomed babies a chance. Let us
establish a national bureau of health
that can at least do as much tor the
farmers' babies as it Is now doing foi
his horses and cattle."
In support of the establishment ol
the new department are ranged thou
sand of life Insurance companies, la
bor organizations, farmers' assocla
tiona and other civic and social bodies
to Nation's Gaiety
legislature providing for the classlftca
tlon of bachelors and widowers and
the levying of a tax against them.
As for Texas, the legislature Is now
seriously considering the enactment
of a law to put you In jail If you ever
dnre to use bad language to the turn-
phone receiver.
The tongues of the railway station
agents in Missouri may be loosened
if a bill Introduced Into the legislature
of the state Is passed. The bill pro
vides a fine of $25 to $50 for any
agent who refuses to answer questions
put by travelers. The father of the
bill suld years of rebuffs by agents,
of whom he had Inquired If trains
were on time, had aroused In him a
lingering longing to one day "get
hack" at the sphinx who hides behind
the wicket.
Tho state ot Washington Is cater
ing to Its lady voters. Polling places
are going to be made very attractive
for them. The city council of Seattle
started the ball rolling with the intro
duction of a resolution prohibiting
smoking In polling places at elections.
It Is proposed to make the election
booths very pretty with decorations,
flowers, easy chairs and polite atten
dnnts.
Agricultural Work
The department Is expressing the
hope that the state liglulatures will
give the movement a new impetus by
increasing the amount of their appro
prlatlons for the work. This year'e
appropriation by states aggregated
$.101,7S0. Indiana appropriated an
average amount. $10,000. New York
led, with $!0,0)0; Iowa was second,
wilh $:i2,000, and Wisconsin third,
with $;!0,000. The department points
out that to the $,101,780 Bhould be
added the amount used by the sev
eral states for extension work from
the fnrmerB' institute fund, of which
no separate account was kept.
From the standpoint of the federal
government, agricultural extension la
a business proposition. It undertakes
to do for men engaged In agriculture
what proprietors of mills and manu
factories are striving to accomplish In
their business the conservation of
waste, economy of effort and mate
rial, and an increase In the output
with reduced expense. "It strives to
do with and for a man that which a
manufacturer desires to have done for
his machines improve It that it may
turn out more and better quality of
products," says Prof. John Hamilton
ot the office of experiment stations.
where they will find tbe presldunt't
wife domestically posed behind a pret
tlly laid tea table, where tbe steaming
beverage Is served.
As fnr a, rc.'clble the maids art
eliminated and the opportunity to have
an Informal chat with the president's
wife over a steaming cup of very good
tea is one that a great many women
are willing to enjoy In preference tc
being a guest at the most ceremonious
fete of the White House season. To
add to the attractiveness of Mrs. Taft'i
Ave o'clock teas there 1b little pos
sibility of "crowd" Just a few guests
are received and Mrs. Taft'a tact and
good humored friendliness does the
rest.
Sandwiches of Infinite variety sea
soned just so; little cakes which are
simply one mouthful of dellctouBness
accompany a cup of tea which 1b mors
than good enough to drink. The Tafts
bave been Inoculated with the tea
drinking virus through their long resi
dence In countries where tea Is really
a beverage of quality.
NO MAN IS COMPETENT
WW Gelt AiMg WitW a CwJ Watck
lt'i a prime requisite in all busineM to be
punctual. If you are a high -priced man. or
are ever going to be. you need an accurate
time piece. We are advocates not only
af GOOD watches, but BETTLR
watches. We aril them. Write to us.
"SBVfc(A)M n
1AU IAHI Clll UTAH
A POSITIVE PER
MANENT CURE FOR
Drunkenness and
Opium Diseases.
TWt a a sabsrirr, as Udiat tra.ttj
.ri,.t,lT . Is Is k.-. THE KEF.LET IN
STITUTE. U4 W. St Tta.pl. Stmt. S.h L.k. Gtr.
BEING THE ONLY SEEDSMEN
In the rnter-ainnntain country making- thoro
Field Tents ol Heeds, we lesil all competitors.
Write far our Bis free Gstalog ot
PORTER-WALTON CO., Salt Lake City
a 'JO.
trr mMM er., ast.r lamm oitv
Pffos-s-ea-fowsl. no jtmATmum pttoro
Ul lTa"n MEN AND WOMKN to lara
I API 1 til HarlierTrsile in Kmlit Week.
"SasaW 'I'liitim, with .ot nl Look. SW
With osrtlal net ol tool. Stf. With four own
tools Klo. AitriresN Molar Barbar Collage
18 Uoimnerrlul rJlreet. Suit Lake Oily, lltati.
He Had No Chance.
You say you were In the saloon
at the time when the alleged assault
took place?" a lawyer Inquired of a
witness at the central station the
other day.
'Yes, sir, 1 was," the witness ad
mitted.
H'm," the lawyer pat-sued, "that
Is Interesting. And did you take
cognizance ot the barkeeper at the
timeT"
'I don't know what he called it.
sir," came the reply with porfoct
ease, "but I took what the rest did."
Philadelphia Times.
He Nearly Remembered.
They were discussing a certain au
thoress at dinner, and a well-known
critic raise a laugh by remarking,
"Well, her halr'a red, even If her
books are not,"
The mild young man In the corner
made a menlul note of the sally for
future use, and at another dinner
party shortly afterward he carefully
guided the conversation tnlo literary
channels. Fortunately, some one men
tioned the desired name, and he tri
umphantly called out, "Well, she's
got red hair, even If her books have
n't." London Tit-Bits.
Her Deduction.
Mrs. Jinks I think our new maid
will do all right. Iter name Is Clo
rinda. Mr. Jinks Why do you think Bho
will do?
Mrs. Jinks Well, for one reaBon,
we've nevor before had a maid namod
Clorlnda. Exchange.
Fiction Too Tame.
Mrs. Iirown I uaed to be so fond
of fiction before I was married.
Mrs. Smith And don't you road
much now?
Mrs. Ilrown No; after the talos my
husband tells me about why he Is late
getting home, more printed fiction
seems so tame and unimaginative.
8ome Have Sworn Off.
The official figures for tho consump
tion of alcoholic beverages in this
country Bhow that the per capita
consumption of spirits fell from 2.52
gallons In 1840 to 1.37 gallons In 1!)09.
Queen Interested in Village.
The quoen of Italy Is vory much In
terested In a village which ia being
built about a mile from the ruins of
the city of Messlul. It has woodon
buildings that are already sheltering
50,000. It Is only temporary, but will
serve to tide over the time until the
city ia rebuilt. The village Is called
Queen Helena.
No Clew.
Stranger Yes, 1 have the general
location of my friend's building, and
tho name of the Btreet, but I can't find
the place.
Citizen Haven't you anything more
definite?
Stranger Nothing except the archi
tect's print of how the finished build
ing would look. Puck.
He Sidestepped.
Merchant (to widow) "I am willing
to buy your husband's working busi
ness and good will for $5,000."
Widow "Well, but I happen to be
part of the working business."
Merchant "Then I'll take only the
good will." Fllegende Blatter.
Thoughts of War.
Mr. Kidder (reading paper) Well,
another bad engagement in South
America.
Mrs. Kidder What Is it?
Mr. Kidder Trained nurse and an
army officer.
A Large Supply.
Caller "I am collecting for, the
poets' hospital. Will you contribute
something?"
Editor "With pleasure. Call around
tonight with an ambulance and I'll
have some poets ready.

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