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These Days the Farmer is WW? Strictly "in it" "Well I Should Smile" ,Corn boomin', the price of wheat way above the century mark and more good news pour ing in. Think of the fun he'll have spending this wealth improving the "place" that made such rich returns. Makes us feel good, too, to know we'll share in his prosperity by selling him a Cutting Box, Pump, an Ax, some Nails and a roll or so of American Field Fence. 1,1 Frank Owens Hardware Company A STUDY IN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS. $50,000 The above sum has been set aside by THE CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL TRIBUNE, to be distributed as awards to the subscribers of THE COM MERCIAL TRIBUNE or THE CINCINNATI WEEKLY GAZETTE who estimate the total vote cast in the State of Ohio for President of the United States at the election to be held November 8, 1904. Here Is What We Offer To Our Subscribers Who Engago In Tifs Gigantic Intellectual Contest, To the one making the nearest correct es timate of the exact total of the vote.... $15,000 To the Second Nearest 5,000 To the Third Nearest 2,500 To the Fourth Nearest 1,000 To the Fifth Nearest 500 To the Sixth Nearest 300 To the Seventh Nearest 200 To the Eighth Nearest i 100 To the Ninth Nearest . 50 To the Tenth Nearest 25 To the Next 300 Nearest ($10 Each) 3,000 To the Next 465 Nearest ($5 Each) 2,325 In all 775 Awards, amounting to... $30,000 If any subscriber should, before October 1, 1904, estimate the exact total vote, there will be paid an additional amount of.... 10,000 If any subscriber should, after October 1, 1904, and before 6 p.m., November 8, 1904, estimate the exact total vote, there will be paid an additional amount of... 10,000 A Grand Total of $50,000 OUR RATES For ?1 you will receive The Dally and Sunday Commercial Tribune for four (i) weeks and be entitled to two (2) estimates. For $1 you will receive The Weekly Gazette for one (l year nnd be entitled to two (2) esti mates. For flfty cents you will receive The Dally and Sunday Commercial Tribune for two (2) weeks and be entitled to one (1) estimate. For flfty cents you will receive The Weekly Gazette for six (6) months and be en titled to one (1) estimate. SPECIAL NOTICE. For every flfty cents paid you will be en titled to two (2) weeks' subscrip tion to The Dally and 'Sunday Commercial Tribune; or six (6) months' subscription to The Weekly Gazette and one (1) es timate. You can subscribe for The Dally and Sunday Commer cial Tribune at the above rates as long a time as you wish and In entitled to one estimate for every flfty cents paid. Tou can order the paper tent to any ad dress you wish and have the es timate entered in your name If you so order. You get an excellent dally and Sunday newspaper or weekly newspaper when you accept either of the above propositions. You also have an opportunity to secure an award and probably tie Independent the rest of your life. For subscription blanks, data about previous votes and further information, uatiumv mm iimi address the Manager of jTHE COMMERCIAL TRIBUNE AWARD BUREAU, ZtiMZrVb f WEDNESDAY'S GAMES. No eort of bird, beaet or creeping thing will touch a castor oil plant. It eeema to be a rank poison to all the animal world. Even the goat will starve before biting off a leaf and a horee will eniff at it and turn up its upper lip as though it had the most unpleasant odor on the face of the earth. Army worm and the locust will paE6 it by, tho' they may eat every other green thing in tight, and there is no other surer way to drive moles away from the lawn than to plant a few castor beans here and there, Even the tobacco worm will refuse to be fed on its leaves. There is hardly an-, other instance in natural history of a plant being so universally detested by the animal world. Mr. Thomas S. Forman is yet at Wash ington and getting some better. i Advertising is the dynamo of traffic. But see that the power is properly trans mitted. Concentrate your advertising and make it pointed. A burning.glaes will kindle a fire better than a window-pane. National League. Cincinnati. 000110000002 6 4 New York. 0100010000 13 7 5 Harppr nnd Peltz; McGinnity and Warner. Umpire Zimmer. Cincinnati; ., 00 1000 01 6 0 New York.... 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 i 8 0 Ewlng and Schlel; Wiltse and War ner. Umpire Zimmer. St. Louis. 00000232 07 10 2 Phlla'phia. 00000001 01 7 -3 O'Neill and Grady; Fraser and Doo ln. Umpire JohnBtone. Chicago... 00000006 00 G 1 Brooklyn. 10001000 02 8. 0 Brown and KHng; Scanlan and Itit ter. Umpires Moran and Carpenter. Pittsburg. 02000023 7 9 0 Boston.... 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.03 10 3 Lynch and Phelps; PIttinger and Moran. Umpire Emslie. How They Stand. New York 84 '32 .724 Chicago 08 46 .59G Pittsburg CG 47 .584 Cincinnati 67 50 .573 St. Louis Gl 57 .517 Boston 44 74 .373 Brooklyn 40 74 .351 Philadelphia 33 83 .284 American League. Phlla'phia. 00000001 1 5 0 Unicago... 00000000 0 0 5 1 Plank and Powers; Owen and Sulli van. Umpires Sheridan and Con nolly. Wash'ton. 10000000 01 5 f2 St. Louis. 10000010 02 10 0 Hughes and KIttredge; Sudhoff and O'Connor. Umpire King. Boston... 31000033 10 10 0 Detroit. .00000100 12 7 1 Winter and Doran; Mullin and Drill. Umpire Dwyer. New York 02000010 3 6 3 Cleveland. 00000000 11 7 3 Hess and Bemls, Buelow; Chesbro and Kleinow. Umpire O'Loughlin.- IS THIS SO? Maysville People Can Decide. You would not accept the word of an ut ter stranger as readily as that of a person whom you knew. The following state ment is made by a citizen, perhapa a neighbor. Head it. Mrs. Mary Kinsler, of 302 East Fourth street, says : "I sent a box of Doan'a Kid ney Pills obtained at J. Jas. Wood & Son's drug store, corner of Second and Market streets, to a relative living in the country who was much troubled with kidney complaint. The results obtained from Doan's Kidney Pills show that only terms of,highest praiEe express the great cura tive properties of the medicine." For sale by all dealers ; price 50 cents a box. FoBter-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y., sole agents for the United StateB. Remember the name DOAN'S and take no substitute. COAL The wise man Is getting in his supply for another winter be cause you can't tell what may happen at the mines this sum mer, or whast the weather may be next winter. You should or der your supply at once of the Maysville Coal Co. 'PHONE J42. American Association. Milwaukee 2, Toledo 1. Kansas City 1, Indianapolis 4. Kansas City 3, Indianapolis 6, Central League. Dayton 5, Terre Haute 0. Evansville 7, Wheeling 8. South Bend 0, Fort Wayne 3. Marion 2, Grand Rapids 13. Marion 4, Grand Rapids 5. r THE WASHINGTON Tuesday, Sept. 6th. Opening Attraction, THE GREAT BARLOW MINSTRELS WALL PAPER Must go At Aiiy pnte, regardless of cost. Don't buy before seeing our bargains. Jno.C.Pecor, Vail Paper and Drugs. A Minstrel Show Guaranteed to Please! PRICES, 25, 35, SO, 75. HT Now ' Is the Time to Look After Your Roofs ! We are handling two and three Ply Felt Roofing, Rubberoid and heavy Granite at the low est possible price; The best Paints in the market. W. H. RYDER, 121 Sutton St. - Is now on and is worth investigation. Be sure to see our bargain tables this week. Ladies' Slippers and Oxfords are where the greatest sacrifice is made. See what we are sell ing for 24c. This price will not put the soles on them. Our tables at 39, 48, 73 and 99 cents are less than ever be fore seen in Maysville. Men's $5 fine Shoes in all leathers this week go at $2.49. Buy now and save money. Such bargains are only found at ' Fill Your Coal Bin Now before tho cold weather sets in. before the price of Coal goes up. Get the kind that burns evenly and does not fill yourstoveup with cinders and clinkers. A Coal of that sort costs you just twice as much In tho end. Trr a tan of ours, it Is all coal should be. Fanners, we can load your wagon In three minutes with our patent Hoist Si?-?"1! S,0PPr 0"lce and yard, ?ft"!ef v?' cond ana fc'h("t streets. GABLEBROS. R.GPOLLITT, Dentist., DAN COHEN'S Great Western Shoe Store W, H. MEANS, Manager, SSSSSjS No m Wwt BKOM .jMDR. LANDMANjtoe Central Hotel, : Thursday, September Jst, J904. FARMERS, ATTENTION, PLEASE? Insure Your "Wheat and Hay with W. HOLTON KEY, Agent. PITIIKP01NTS. Mrs. Nation sticks to lier text much closer than the New York. Sun. It's about as hard to "put your finger on" tho New York Sun as It would be to put it on Its namesake. ul .'