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LONDON. The Lord Mayor's procession this year was one of the most picturesque seen in a long time, and
was thoroughly enjoyed by the hundreds of thousands of apectators who lined the route. Prominent in the
parade were many of the leading characters from Shaltesieare, the costuming being elaborate and historically
exact.
BREED BRA GON FL Y
Mosquitoes' Most Deadly and
Unrelentina Foe.
Experiment Being Made at Bronx
' Park to Determine Advisability of
Raising Insects to Destroy
Little Singing Pests.
New York. "Some experiments are
being made at Bronx park to deter
mine whether It would be a good in
vestment for the government to breed
dragon flies to destroy mosquitoes,"
said a tall, elderly man who sat In a
boat on the Little Bronx river at One
Hundred -and Eighty-fifth .street and
Boston road the other day. He was
"William Conroy, an employ: of the
zoological department of Harvard, and
Is spending his vacation in and abotft
New York and Jersey City taking
notes on the mosquito.
"Not everyone knows," he said, "that
the dragon fly is the worst natural, en
emy that the mosquito has. Both of
them are born In the water, and both
wriggle sround In the mud and ocze
till the time comes for them to
emerge. Then they com out on the
'stock of a lilypad, dry off In the hot
eun and split their skin down the back
and emerge from it with wings.
"The dragon fly has a wonderful
.lower jaw that shoots out like an arm
and can grab almost anything that
comes its way, but what it likes better
than anything else Is a mosquitoT
"A few years ago I was out on the
plains of Wyoming at a rather high
altitude and near some wr,t land where
mosquitoes simply seeme.? to eat us
alive. Late In the after aoon they
came swarming around us as the sun
sank, and made life a torment. I was
wi:h a troop of United States soldiers,
and we had camped for the night and
GIRL LIVES AMONG PUEBLOS
English S4udent Writes Home of In
teresting Experiences in New
Mexico.
London. Miss Ftierre-Marreco, who
holds a research fellowship to Soner
ville College, Oxford, an adventurous
young woman who is deeply Interest
ed in the study of anthropology and
who has taken the unconventional
course of living with the Pueblo In
dians in New Mexico, with a view to
getting first-hand information in her
pursuit of knowledge, haa been writ
ing to her friends In Oxford giving in
teresting details of her life among the
Indians.
She tells how the Indians have
christened her "Ta Yopovi." or "Flow
er of the Sedge." She lives by her
self In a little house of wood and can
vas, doing practically all her own
housework. The Indians treat her
with every courtesy and friendliness.
She finds an obstacle to her purpose,
howeer, in their reticence on all
matters relating to themselves.
' "The people are' extremely proud
and sensitive," she writes, "and very
much on an equality with white peo
ple, In their own estimation, at least.
There Is an obvious determination to
frustrate the inquisition of white peo
ple. In some places it is veiled under
forms of politeness; in others it takes
the form or open hostility."
She further tells that she succeeded
best with the old v.omen, whom she
induced to teach her something about
Indian medicine.
. Chickens In a "Snower.
Stamford, Conn. The "chicken
shower" is the latest Connecticut nov
elty In ministerial donation parti ss.
Seventy members of the Torringford
Congregational church called on their
new pastor, Rev. W. E. Page, the oth
er night each person carrying a lire
chicken. The flock will stock the pas
tor's hencoop to overflowing.
WOOD MONEY
Clam Shells Are Also Medium of Ex
change Pending Release of Gov
ernment Agent.
Chicago. Nathan II. Beerest, the
American recently arrested in Chicago,
charged with counterfeiting ?200,00J
worth of Nicaragua paper money, has
pitched his native and h s adopted
lands into a diplomatic tang.'e without
precedent Although himself innocent
of any crime, he may serve from one
to five years in the federal peniten
tiary for a crime against th3 United
States of which his government Is
guilty, unless a treaty or diplomatic
agreement Is forthcoming.
The federal statutes provide that a
foreign country having currency print
ed or minted In the United States
must first obtain permission of the
federal government The crime of
falling to obtain this permission rests
with the Nicaraguan government, but
Secrest holds the proxy of his adopted
orernment and federal authorities
LORD MAYOR GIVES LONDONERS FINE SHOW
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built a ftre to smoke the mosquitoes
away, but it did little good. While
we sat there slapping at the rests
there came a sudden dispersing of
them. In a second's time almost there
wasn't one of them in sight. We all
noticed It. Then, darting from side to
side and flying around the camp, came
the dragon flies, six or eight of them,
with their big, shining bodies and
tremulous gauze wings making a pret
tj picture In the afternoon haze.
"An old Indian guide who was in
the, party was the first to point out
the dragon flies and tell us that t?9
mosquitoes had been afraid of them. A
little after the dragon flies had gene
and back came the mosquitoes. Then
after a little the flies cams back, a
dozen of them this time, stretched out
across the plain in line of battle 15
feet apart and each one advancing and
darting from side to side In quick
dashes. Every dash meant a mosquito
killed and eaten, and it was no wonder
that the mosquitoes fled.
"A few years ago the question was
seriously taken up at the Museum of
Natural History and at the Smith
sonian in Washington of whether it
would not pay to breed dragon flies, or
devil's darning needles, as the grand
mothers used to call them, to rid the
country of mosquitoes. The investiga
tions were called off for ome reason
and never pursued.
"I knew a lady out In Cambridge
who breeds a lot of dragon flies in an
aquarium on her back porch every
summer Just to keep the mosquitoes
away. After breeding they hang
around the porch all summer close to
the water, vnere they were hatched,
and she never has to use screens.
While I sat there on the porch nndor
the honeysuckle one evening I counted
15 drigon flies on the walls or vines
but never a mosquito."
BOOK ON IRISH FOLK MUSIC
Former Chief of Police Francis OWelll
of Chicago Has Rescued Old
Melodies.
Chicago.No melodies are more
tuneful than Irish melodies. No songs
stir the heart more surely than Irish
songs.
No tune set the pulses leaping or
the feet dancing more quickly than
the dance music-of Ireland.
Who has not been moved to joy or
sorrow, smiles or tears by the lyric
witchery of Tom Moore? The words
of his songs were his own, but the
music to which he set them was the
music of the Irish race.
Irish folk music Is a wonderful
treasure house of quaint raelcdy. It
has been due to the indefatigable in
dustry and antiquarian zeal of former
Chief of Tolice Francis O'Neill and
other Chicago Irishmen that much of
the ancient folk music of Ireland has
been rescued from oblivion.
Captain O'Neill's two former books,
"TIvj Dance Music of Ireland," were
collections of music which resulted
from his researches. Another volume
has just been published which is an
outgrowth of his dehings in the music
lore of his native land. He has called
it "Irish Folk Music." It sets out the
history of the ancient tunes and is
full of interesting and gessipy infor
mation about them.
Captain O'Neill is a native of West
Cork, the glens of which, he fays, are
a storehouse of musical treasures un
explored by the great collectors of
Irish melodies. Near the Castle Dono
van, his grandfather, O'Mahoney Mor,
or, as he was generally called, Cianach
Mor his clan title kept open houso
for the wandering minstrels of his
time.
"Born ana brought up in such a
home amid an environment' of tradi
tional music and song," says Captain
IN NICARAGUA
are at a loss to know how to release
him with propriety.
Meanwhiie Nicaragua is trading in
wooden buttons, clam shells, a few
Mexican dollars and patiently waiting
the new currency to take the place of
the $15.000,000 which disappeared
about the same time that President
Zoiaya departed.
Then Iresldent Estrada sent a cable
asserting beerest was authorized by
the cabinet to get the money made in
Chicago. President Estrada accord
ing to cablegrams will make a formal
protest to Secretary of State Knox
with the assurance that Secrest acted
for the new government in printing
the bills.
Bigger Family; More Salary.
Paris. One commune In France,
that of Tulle, in the department of
Correz, has taken action to encur- j
age the raising of large families. . In
the new municipal budget is Inserted
a caracapb. providing for substantia'
WAR ON UNINVITED GUESTS
English Woman Asks Friends to Bring
Card cf InvitationPolice
Eject Undesirables.
London. The experiences of the
London hostess, who has requested all
guests invited to her dance at a Lon"
den hotel to bring their cards of invi
tation in order to exclude uninvited
guests, have been related.
The lady in question, a very well
known London hostess, has suffered
such annoyance at the hands of unin
vlted guests that nowadays she never
holdä any large function without first
taking strict precautions to render the
presence cf these undesirable persons
practically impossible.
"Some tim-s ago I had my eyes
opened to this scandalous practice In a
most unpleasant fashion," she said.
"I had occasion to give a dance at
London hotel, to which I invited 23C
guests. I had ry carefully checked
these figures before the dance began,
yet before it was halfway through
the manager of the hotel Informed
me that there were already over 40C
people in the rooms who claimed to be
ray guests.
"Last year I heard of two ladies
no one seemed personally acquainted
with them who had attended unin
vited practically every cance or func
tion of the season. Consequently 1
have bden driven to adopt precautions
which, as truly pointed - out a short
time ago, had become absolutely nec
essary for the exclusion of these pea
pie.
"So I have asked all guests invited
to a dance I am giving at a hotel this
week to bring their cards of Invita
tion.
"The hotel management has prom
i3ed to have three men at my disposal,
whose duty It will be to take the
name and address of every person
who comes claiming to be my guest
but is without an invitation."
O'Neill, "it was to be expected that
my mother God rest her soul would
memorize much of the folk music ol
Munster, and naturally transmit It bj
her lilting and singing to her children
who Inherited a keen ear, a retentive
memory and an intense love of the
haunting melodies of their race. Sim
Ilarly gifted was our. father, who, full
of peace and content and occupying
his accustomed chair beside the spa
cious fireplace. fang th old song3 iE
English or Irish for his own pleasure
or the entertainment of those whe
cared to listen."
To Start Huge Crab Farm.
Norfolk, Va, E. E. Elliott of Hamp
ton, tne largest crab dealer in th
world, will have a crab farm in a basir
that cost the government $500.000
It is located at the Jamestown expos!
tlon grounds.
It Is Elliott's intention to stock the
farm with crabs during the summer sc
that there will always be a supply foi
the country during the winter. To pre
vent a "feast of the families" he pro
poses to cut off the claws of all crabs
he puts Into the basin.
The rovernment has not yet given
Its consent to Elliot's plan, but prob
ably will as the basin Is rerfeetty
useless at present.
Tramps' Segregation Urged.
New York. The Prison Association
of New YorK, in Its annual report f
1910. takes a strong stand for an i
dustrial segregation of habitual tramps
and vagrants.
"Tramps and vagrants cost the state
or New i orK jz.uoo.ooo a year." sa
the report "Why pay this price to an
unproductive class? New York mat
well precede other neighboring states
in the establishment of a farm col
ouv." increases in the salaries of all em
ployees of the city having more than
one child. The increase Is ten per
cent, for two children, 15 per cent, for
three and 20 per cent, for four. The
additional salary is to continue until
each child in the family has reached
the age of sixteen years and Is able
to earn his own living.
Stone Age Styles.
New York. A suit of clothes, made
of stone is being shown by -'Broadway
clothing dealer. The fabric from
which they are made was imported
from Russia. It Is manufactured from
the fiber of a filamentous stone from
the Siberian mines. The material is
soft and pliable and when soiled has
only to be placed in a fire to be made
absolutely clean.
Squirrels Cost United States Millions.
Washington. Ten million dollars'
worth of damago is done annually in
the United States by ground squirrels,
according to a bulletin issued by the
department of agriculture. The west
ern states bear the most of this los.
The Little
By TEMPLE
Copyright, 1910, by Associated Literary Press.-
A month of rain and a month of high
ivinds had kept the LitUe Lonely Girl
a prisoner. Hence, on the first sun
shiny morning in October she sallied
'orth, locking the door of her room,
high up in the tall tenement, with a
3ense of joy and of freedom unknown
to those whose lives are not bounded
by four narrow walls.
The Little Lonely Girl carried a very
small basket and a thumbed paper
backed volume. Over her Jrm hung a
shabby shawl. She stepped lightly.
however, v.s if her lect wanted to fly
over the ground and take her as quick
ly as rjssible from the grimy street
where she lived.
It was ten o'clock when she reached
the goal of her desires. Most people
would have seen nothing attractive in
the stretch of stone sea wall at the
end of a smoke stained city park. But
there was a curve in tho wall which
made a rest for the Little Lonely Girl's
back, and, with the shawl tucked In
for a cushion and her book in her lap,
she could read and watch the ships,
and drink in tho freshness of the
sharp, salt air.
At noon she was ready for her lunch,
and the hard-boiled egg and slice of
bread seemed wholly inadequate to the
demands of her appetite. She ate the
very last crumb, then flung the box
from the top of the wall. With It went
a fine white napkin, which was a left
over from more affluent days. She
craned her neck to look where It fell,
and saw it flutter across the eyes of
a m.-n who lay half .asleep on the
sands below.
He looked up.
woüiü you rnina, too nesitaiea. i
"händig it to mo? .
He was on his feet in a moment I
"Wait till I eaten it," he called.
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aü sue ttuauLu uim iuu uiilt il
She Could Read and Watch the Ships.
there seemed something familiar In
tht long stride.
Therefore she was ready to say de
murely: "Who wouid have thought ot
seeing you here?"
He peered up at her through his
glasses. "Babble," he said, "by all the
fates! Did you drop from the sky?"
, She shook her head. "I was watch
ing the ships from the sea wall."
"Walt till I come up." he said, and
made a quick ascent.
"Now tell me," he communded. He
sat down beside her on the shawl.
The telling was not easy. "I am liv
ing here in the city and earning my liv
ing." "How?" was his quick question.
She evaded him. "And this is the
first clear day for a long time, so I
took a holiday and brought my lunch
and my book, and it's lovely."
In spite of the brave tone, he was
not deceived. Ills keen eyes had noted
the. shabby black shoe tucked under
the worn skirt, the plain little hat and
tho unfashionable coat. It was not
thus that Babbie had garbed herself In
her butterfly days.
"Babble," he said, gravely, "what has
happened to you, my child?"
"I mustn't tell you," she whispered.
He leaned down to look in her eyes.
"Why not?"
"Because I don't want pity."
"Ah " His hand went over hers
in a sudden hard grasp. "Is it as bad
as that?"
"Yes, I have almost died of loneli
ness and you were the only cne who
might have helped and I couldn't ask
you."
' "Why not?"
"I think you know."
"Because you sent me away when
y ou were prosperous, you wouldn't call
rae back when you were poor? Is that
it, Babble?"
"Yes."
"Don't you know that my love
wouldn't ask questions? Don't you
know that I've been saillrg the seas,
traveling in foreign lands to ease my
heart? Could anything make me so
glad as to spend my life in service for
you?"
'I know, but the same cause exists
today that existed a year ago. Rich
ard." f
."You still stick to that?" There was
a note of anger in his voice.
"Yes."
He stood up. "Then I might as well
go. as I went before"
Her hand went out to stay him. then
che said, drearily: "Yes. you might as
well go."
So he went, heavily, as one who car
ries a burden, but when he reached the
DIET AND AGE
Medical experts. Insurance men, ed
ucators and teachers of the science of
health and happiness generally are
making a sort of campaign just now
in favor of simpler living and a re
turn to nature. The mortality of adult
age of . the period between forty and
.sixty is increasing, but it 13 not due
to the stress of modern life, to worry
.and overwork, as some have sup
posed. It is due, we areissured, to
overeating and bad diets. There Is
'every reason why we should live long
er and be healthier, for comforts are
increasing and Inventions are lessen
ing toil and anxiety. But our very
prosperity has led to richer and am
pler diets, and there is where the
mischief lies.
There, and in our indoor life. We
bun nature; we shut out light and
r; we walk little and seldom eat or
st in the open air. In gardens, fields
r on porches.
This is all wrong, and the wages of
this wrong are ill health, depression,
gloom, the ihortenlng cf the natural
I
Lonely GM
BAILEY
sands he called back to her. "Tell me
where you live." She shook her head,
emphatically. "No."
After he had gone she packed up her
book and her shawl and went home.
The brightness had gone out of hex
day, and she wanted to be where she
could weep alone. It was dark when
she reached her room, and there was
nothing to eat, for her midday meal
was all she could afford.
It tfas very early in the next morn
ing when the slatternly chorewoman,
who looked after the halls, knocked at
Babbie's door.
"A basket left for you. miss." she
said, and thrust it in.
"Not for me " Babbie protested to
the echoes; then she slipped oui of
bed and knelt to open tho tiny hamp
er. It's surely a mistake," she mur
mured." '
But it was not a mistake, for under
the oiled paper was a bunch of white
violets, with a card: "For Babble's
breakfast table" scrawled on It Then
there was a grape fruit, six small
white rolls, a little jar of marmelade
and another of potted chicken, a pat
of sweet butter and a bottle of milk.
There was no name, but Babble
knew the writing. She glanced hastily
from the window, tut no one stood on
tho doorstep. And though, when she
was dressed, she made many excur
sions down tho stairs, she did not
come upon hiin.
Every day there came a small
hamper; sometimes it was sent from
the delicatessen shop around the cor
ner, and held a hot meal, and again it
was from the fish market, with oy
st
sters cold in their shells, or a lobstei
with all the accompaniments of pickles
and crackers and mayonnaise, or from
I the fruit shop,
tl.
with nuts and
' aDDies and oran
auu
and figs.
While her pride rebelled at these
gifts, she could never find the donor
to ask him to stop. Her timidity and
reserve made her shrink from going
to the shop keepers, and in the mean
time she grew rosy and strong with
the good food and the knowledge that
she had a friend. r
The chorewoman, whoso let was
cheered somewhat by a share in the
good things which came to Babbie, of
fered pertinent advice.
"If you've got a man that thinks
enough of you to send you Buch things,
you'd better tie to him."
"Babble shook her head. "1
mustn't"
"Why not?"
A sudden impulse came over the girl
to confide in this shrewd woman.
"Do you think i If right for a woman
to marry when she thinks she inherits
an incurable malady? My fathei
died of one and I have always, been
afraid. The man who sends these
things wanted to marry rae then, but 1
was still afraid. One can't help think
ing of what may happen, you know.
So I came here and have sewed and
managed to exist"
The chorewoman's keen eyes met
hers. "Do you know what I think?"
she asked.
"No."
"You've been left to think about
yourself too much. Probably your pa
coddled you, and got your mind in the
wrong way. I don't believe you're any
more sick than I am." .
"But" Babble began.
"Look here,", tho good woman said,
"you go down to the hospital with me
in the morning. They have a big man
there who doesn't make mistakes about
such things, and he'll tell you the
truth." t
Babbie promised, but the trip waa
never made, for that night the "big
man," who was a famous doctor,
tramped up the stairs with Richard
Dwight.
"I'm not going to have any more fool
ishness. Babble," Richard said quietly,
as he came In. "I've had to wait all
these days until the doctor came back
from a tilp. I don't want the opinion
of any one else.
There was a trained nurse with the
doctor, and Richard went away to talk
In a whisper. to the chorewoman, who
was an eager listener on the stairs.
The doctor, coming down, deliver
ed his opinion with a smile. "She Is
as sound as a nut"
Richard went up three steps at a
time. :'And now, Babbie!" he said ra
diantly.
She held out her hands to hl.n. "And
no-vr" but he did not let her finish
her sentence, for his arms were about
her.
At the wedding the chorewoman was
the only spectator. She was resplend
ent in a new gown, which was the gift
of the groom, and happy In the prom
ise of her new rosltlon as housekeeper
in Babbie's home.
So perhaps the sum of her prayers
for the bride amounted to more than
the usual formal petition which at such
functions go up from critical audi
ences. Horrible Bequest to Father.
What is probably the strangest and,
at the same time, the most horrible
bequest ever made, is to be found in
the will of Lieutenant de Tap, former
ly an officer in a smart regiment of
Austrian hussars, who was executed
by strangling some few years ago for
tho murder of his brother. Previous
to his execution the murderer request
ed that he might be photographed
while hangiqg on the gallows, and a
copy of the irhastly picture sent to
his father.
span of life. Habits of outdoor life
should be formed early, at school. As
much teaching a3 possible should be
done in the open air and as much
playing likewise. After graduation,
boys and girls should continue to cul
tivate the outdoor life, and families
should continue the practise.
Mustard Seed.
Mustard seed is sown in Holland In
March and April It blossoms like
rape; but the plant is stronger. The
crop as a rule is ready for harvest
in August or September. The plants
are cut and the seeds dried on the
shrubs of the plants, or, perhaps more
generally, tho shrubs ere put together
in small piles and thus dried in tho
fields.
Disappointed.
Hoax (proudly expecting congratu
lations) I'm engaged to Miss
Whlrres.
Joax I sympathizo with you. I
was engaged to her last year.
THRESHING RETURNS
FROM WESTERN
CANADA.
Thsy Reveal Larger Averases
Wheat and Oats Than An
ticipated. cf
The returns from the grain fields
of Western Canada as revealed by the
work of , the Threshers, . show much
larger yields than were expected as
the crop , was ripening. It Is a little
early yet to give an estimate of the
crop as a whole, but individual yield3
selected from various points through
out Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al
berta show that the farmers there as a
rule have had reason to be thankful
over the results. Excellent yields are
reported from many portions of Mani
toba an a large district of Saskatch
ewan has turned out well, while the
central portion of Alberta is splendid.
There will be shown at the land ex
position at St Louis a sample of the
Marque's wheat a new variety x.nd
one that appears to be well adapted
to the soil . and climate of Western
Canada that yielded 53 bushels to the
acre. The exhibit and statement will
be supported by affidavits from the
growers. inis wheat weighs well,!
ana Oeing a hard variety will find a
ready market at the highest prices ob
tainable for a first-class article. It is
interesting to point out that a fipi
of one hundred acres of this wheat
would give- its producers 5.300 bush
els. Sold at 83 cents a bushel would
give him $45 an acre. Counting all
the cost of interest on land at $20 an
acre, getting the . land ready for crop.
beed sowing, harvesting and market
ing, the entire cost of production
would not exceed $S an acre, leaving
tne handsome net profit of $37 an
acre. Is there any crop that would
yield a better return than this, with
the same labor and initial expense?
Cotton fields will not do it, apple or
chards with their great expense of cul
tivation and the risk to run from the
various enemies of the L-uit cannot
begin to do It. While what Is consid
ered an exceptional case just now is
presented, there is no doubt that this
man's experience may be duplicated
by others who care to follow his ex
ample. As has been said the growing
of this wheat Is but in its infancy, and
wheat growing is still largely con
fined to other older varieties that do
not yield as abundantly. Even with
these we have records before us of
farmers who have grown 40 bushels
to the cere., others 33, some 30, and
others again 25 bushels. Taking even
20 bushels, and some farmers report
that amount, it is found that the re
turns from such a yield would be $17
an acre. This wheat will cost to get
to market, including all expenses
about $8 'an acre, and the farmers
will still have a net profit of about
$9 an acre. Certainly the provinces
of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Mani
toba are progressing:, settlement is In
creasing and there is a general con
tentment all over the country. The
social conditions are splendid, the cli
mate is excellent, and there is every
condition to make the settler satisfied.
At the farming congress, held at Spo
kane in October, wheat shown by the
Alberta Government, took the silver
cup, awarded by the Governor of
the State. It completely outclassed
all other specimens on exhibition, and
It was but an ordinary selection,
hundreds of fields in Alberta and Sas
katchewan being able to duplicate it
There are still available thousands of
homesteads, as well as large areas of
first-class land that is being offered
tor sale at low price.3. The agent of
the Canadian Government from whom
the above facts have been -earned ex
pects that the rush to Canada will
hext year largely exceed the numbers
who have gone this year.
Progress In Railroading.
"Yes," says the lady whose dress
rase is covered with strange foreign
labels, "the way railroads are run now
adays is a great improvement over
fc'hat they were fifty years ago."
"But surely you had no experience as
. traveler fifty years ago," says her
friend.
"I don't mean that But nowadays,
ion't you notice, when there is a wreck
It is always had at some point conveni
ent to a cluster of farm houses where
the victims can go for coffee and to
get warm?"
SAVED OLD LADY'S HAIR
"My mother used to have a very bad
humor on her head which the doctors
called an eczema, and for it I had two
different doctors. Her head was very
eore and her hair nearly all fell out
jin spite of what they both did. one
day her niece came In and they were
speaking of how her hair was falling
out and the doctors did It no good.
She says, 'Aunt, why don't you try
Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Oint
ment?' Mother did and they helped
her. In six months' time the itching,
burning and scalding of her head was
over and her hair began growing. To
iday she feek much In debt to Cuti
cura Soap and Ointment Tor the fine
head of hair she has for an old lady
of seventy-four.
"My own case was an eczema In my
feet. As soon as tho cold weather
came my feet would Itch and burn and
then they would cractopen and bleed.
Then I, thought I would flee to my
mothers friends, Cuticura Soap and
Cuticura Ointment I did for four or
five winters, and now my feet are as
smooth as any one's. Ellsworth Dun
ham, Hiram, Me.. Sept 30, 1903."
Sense of Taste.
From a series of experiments re
iiit'y made at the University of Kan
's it is evident that the average per
mit can taste the bitter of quinine
.. hen one part Is dissolved in 52,000
rartr of water. Salt was detected In
water when one part to C40 of the
liquid was used. Sugar could be tast
ed in 228 parts of water and common
toda in 48. In nearly all cases women
could detect a smaller quantity than
n'tn.
When a woman refuses a man and
he takes to drink, it's a question
whether he is trying to drown his sor
row or Is celebrating his escape.
o matter how lonjt your neck may 1
i how bore your throat, ll.imlins Wizar-t
Oil will cure it nurely and quickly. It
drives out all soreness and inflammation.
We could all live on notihng if our
friends would but live on less.
Ufrs. Tflnslows hootbmr Hymn.
Vhrrbildrwn twtbtn. oftnthe turns, rrdo
Bnniatlona7plA.curewiaooliC. 2sca
botUa.
People avoid him because tftey are
Afraid of his tongue.
Fresh supply Mrs. Austins Famous Pan
tike Flour. Now at your grocers.
Truth has a sliding scale, regard
oss of the frank person.
1 .
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I IIEB)
ALCOHOt-3 PER CENT
Vegetable Preparation forAs
similat in the Food and Reg u!a
fing the 5 iomachs and Bowels cf
(I
Promotes Distion.Cheerful
ness and Rcst.Conlains neither
Opium .Morphine nor Mineral
Not Nauc otic
fafpt troid DrSA.viumrA'ix
JKimph'm Still "
Stx Scmna
nil Set J
;npermi -
Herrn Sred -
Ifmlersrtim suit or.
A perfect Remedy for Constipa
tion . Sour Stomach.Diarrto,
Worms .Convulsions .Fevcri sh
ncss and LOSS OF SLEEP.
' Vac Simile Signature of
Tke Centaur Company:,
NEW YORK:
nliJiMi 'II
'Guaranteed under the Foodai
Exact Copy of Wrapper.
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the yLrv
steadtA.
W. TL. bohjg-ilas
3.00 3.50&4.C0 SHOES Jo0i!S
BOYS' SHOES. S2.0O, $2.50 AND S3.CO. BEST IN THE WORLD.
Tho benefits of freo hides,
which apply principally
to nolo lemthar, and tho
rwefcceef tariff or oa
lotkther, now enables mo
to nitre the wearer mora
value for Mm money, bet'
fmf and lonocr malnrj
S3, S3.SO and $4 mhoem
than I could ßlve him pre
vious to tltetarlffrevlefon.
Mr Shoe
1 . L I
loneer
iui& iiii'i
or (ajOO
Do you realize that my shoe have been the
yearf ; tuat 1 make an.i tell more 3.00. J3.f0 and
anv otner mana:ctnrcr tn the l nitel States
It nas made W. I Ikngla shoes a household
CAUT.ON!?ÄTpÄ
11 your dealer cannot tuppii tom with v
I otirl
W. J Jiutti
mm
i
Sold by Dealer Evrywhr
..tv homo
&P3KM tfECfCAl CO.
Tribute to Painter' Skill.
One of the still life paintings by
Jan, van Iluysen In the rnuseufn at
The Hague was recently Injured, but
It Is believed tho perpetrator was
neither vandal nor thief.
The picture represents a basket of
fruit on which a number of insects
have gathered. On a pale yellow ap
ple, which Is the centerpiece In the
cluster of fruit. Is a large fly painted
so true to nature, so say the officials
of the gallery, that the canvas was
Injured by some one who endeavored
to "shoo" It and brought his cane or
hand too close to the canvas. "A
tribute to the painter's genius," says
the letter recording the fact, "for which
the work had to suffer."
. We cannot teach truth to another,
we can only help him to find it. Gal
llea. Fres-h supply Mrs. Aut:ns Famjue
Buckwheat Flour at all uroecrs.
The girl In -the silk stockings never
gets her skirts muddy.
rvi
The Human Heart .
The heart is wonderful double pump, through the
action of which the blood stream is kept sweeping
round mad round through the body at the rate of aeven
miles an hour. "Remember this, thr.t our bodies
will sot stand the strain of over-work without good,
pure blood any more than the engine can run smooth
ly without oil." After many years of study in tha
active practice of medicine, Dr. R. V. Pierce found
that when the stomach was out of order, the blood
impure and there were symptoms of general break
down, a tonic made of the glyceric extract of certain
roots was the best corrective. This he called
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
Being made without alcohol, this "Medical Diacorery " helps the stomach to
assimilate the food, thereby curing dyspepsia. It is especially adapted to diseases
attended with excessive tissue waste, notably in convalescence from various
fevers, for thin-blooded people and those who are always " catching cold."
Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser ia sent on receipt of 31 one
cent stamps for the French cloth-bound book of 1008 paes. Address Dr.
R. V. Pierce, No. 663 Main Street, Buffalo, N. Y.
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THE ALL-AROUND OIL
IN THE HANDY. EVErt-READY TIN OILCH
la spoclcUy selected for any need In C d
home. Saves tools from runt!n f? .
t ,i
j not orcc:u uocs
BeaUrs Erurt.tri
sa a t
ßmr
I i a-a I 1
M Li in1
For Infant end Children.
Hio TM Vgu 1
n
.-. Hujsys Bongffi
Bears the
Signatare
s -
of
Thirty Yew
A !
n
im-
For 0w
JIMS) U UuIIujlI
Yjf Mir ftva nPAmr. mm mmu wm
The Raro Lamp is a h-'gh trade lamp, sold at a low price.
Tbre ar lamps that oort more, bat tbri r.o belter lam;) ?nad tt nf
pric. Const rnctl ot eHd braun; n!ckl piatet easily kpt olro;
omamoBt (on)r room !n my taonm. Tb lfc rtotUInir known to th a r
of latup-nutkiDg t bat can add to the value of the KAYO Umpiu l.--bu
giTlrc device. Exerj d;Mlrr eTerrwbcr. If cot al Touit, wr.Ve lot
dekcripUTe circular to too nearest agiocy of tb
STANDARD OIL COMPANY (Incorporated)
If I coolt take yon Into ray
large factories at Urockton,
MtM fuid show to how care
fully W. L. Ivcutfl .. alioes are
made, lheaierir workni&nshiD
and the hib prade leathers use4, t
you would then nn1r-rtand wby
Ilnllirrarlnllrir.iinii. V
to hold their Ebape,
At V . . . 1 "
than any other 33.00, $30 v. X
lit veiujr ami wear r v i
shoea you can buy.
standard foroverSO
fiJJt) ahoes than
Quality counts.
word everrn bere.
NO SUBSTITUTE
Shoe, wnfe for Mail (ir1r lls.-,ln.
Lu&.M. 14& apttrk. Mt., Unwkt,'Hau.
Will Gleop.Your
soft: ao a si ovo
tougfa ac a vAro
blac'i as a cgo3
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
( Ineorpnrated )
COLT DISTEMPER
Can be handled Terr eaiUr. The elck are ecred. nd at! other ta
-i uuaftabie.no mailer now-etoea. irom htiqz u o
ease, by uiu Hti'..VS LIQUID MSTWii'KK CtKt oa
, tij toüf-ue.tr la feed. Art en tti blood aixj exp.) frfer.n or t
r ii fommrr disle murr. Sort mmrdr mwar know fr- ntrw in faaL A
one bottle truaranteea to cure one cae. we an' i a oo u n? ; ar
tlOdoren of druggist an harne dealer, or sent exnrees r I b
manufacturer. Oit stiows bow to poultice tUrv-it. Oar frr.
remedy laexiateace tweiT yra,
caki EacurWio ku, Coeften Ind U 8 A '
MILE SBEA8L
Keeps the spindle bright and
free from grit. Try a box.
Sold by dealers everywhere.
STANDARD OIL CO.
(Incorporated)
Rich and Costly Furs
OSTT-Y FTTS come from VOCR part of
the COUNTRY. Shtp them to the BEST
FUR MARKET and RIGHT FIR HOUSE.
By shipping DIRECT to us you receive far
better I RICES than you have obtained else
where, became we frll direct to Danufac
turersel HIGH GRASS FURS.
A trial shipment ill CCNVTNCX yi
A speally arranged pries Hit foe your
Territory will be cai led upon requect. V. e
pay all expreisage. charge bo commit
aions, and renlt promptly.
LEOPOLD GASSNER FUR CO.
S4EatItth St. Capital-m
w Yrk City I aed at wvJ. rJ
j i.
the name
to rem'-mber
?n you need a remedy
for COUCHS d COLD"
PflTEfJT!
ymr iTJYentl. FYe pre!!m!iM
ary search. Book lei f re. Vllxj
aj3 14 lit hu. Wastungtuo; 'Jim dearborn feu. Clurajvw
W. K. U.t FT. VVAYNE, NO. 51-191C
3
not rrj.-nor bccc?
STANDARD OIL CCfriYJTT
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