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Cotton Association Plans to
Raise Campaign Fund.
m lotereet of Grow
Important A/ork
er» if the South Mapped Out at
Sessions in
■enth/n of the
T • fir*? annual
n r on v en Mon < lost d at
e v 111 « . N
[*» th«- executive
y K**nliworth Inn
• posed to raise $100*000
isorlatioti an«l $100,
he stale and county
,<»i i»y the A cent tax on each
r»f cotton, nn*l such i«g will be ,

f<»r c »■•»'
• 4« 1. (-Ff
aft« noon «nd night >•< Ions
iflned chiefly to the
"f varUtus rcacdutlons, chi«*f
itch was one looking to a rah
•mbiTshlp dues fqroru 25 cents
Ft «

: 'K
(•» $1
('olofii*l .1 Me Ms r'. In'»
r< '..iiiiK-jided that greater
• « \ ■ j, to article 1, K«rtU j
Hi«« <«institution,
lion to the
Cotton conventk)
com\rmoi\ not
of manufaci urei
resolution '
1, Of
IllUl rails Uftl'U*
f»M*t U»ai th«* Moutliern
n In «in organization
uly of growers, but
and farmers, wbU.li
adopted Mr Me'Martin further
ate* that the chief
, on Is the Industrial dovol- i
hj«" I of 11.<T
<»t n.eii an I stiprema/ y
r the c
Mini lo tills end lb* 1 govern
'on j
<1.1,1 It.- »rnti. il («, build tiot- ;
ti-r Mont h* rn hnrlxtr»
Aii important fe»*ur«» of th#* • .owing
st ms in a was the sdopth
lion ni a* I* by K. I». Smith of South
Carolina to tft** effort that ail morn
le i a of the MftsorlatIon Ihs urge<l to
market their cotton, even at the min
Immn price.
as to distribute tho sah
slowly za possible,
of the sta
the entire year Instead of
marketliiK the crop in nine y days
as hsM been the cust
th« high' -t prie««»» |s»*slbl« above tho i
minimum cnuld i
i. In ihls
i- 1
.11« iiiseuKMion at the night
oil «i h to the
ext meeting plsvo i
latlon'M ««xecutlvo commlt
of the H.
1vooa*«*H of Ashe
14 « i
RprlngM. Ark , was eh«
h m 'fleet ««d by n • i :i ; romtse j
rnsde b« t« *am the
vlllr au.i II«»:
Sprin* «. by the term*
tho winter mooting «
voniM at th«* I nt t «'r pine«.», while Asho.
ville go's i ho
itniDicr mooting,
milter of Vic«» pr« sbl nt P«
t«r»' rnsignitlon wrs ngati
lipon, aud although the discuhslon was
concluded In
dorstfNhl tJmt Mr IVtors will "volun
tarily r«»Hlgn" in a fow days, and Ills
anccoMMor will bo named by Pr«»sl
i* «Ion, ll Is tin
d«»nt Jordan, In whine handn th«*qu«s
lion was kft f<*t sdjustm«»nt. It was
r«*|M)rtad that tho HHMoHatton will
probably deliver an Address to the
AmuricHti p«*op «». it
deal prluci- i
p-Uly with ox.H'l.ig «ondltlonH In th« i
textile world Tin* passing of |(*hoIu
tUms (»I thatikw t « » th«* pc«>ph» (»f Ash*'
ville, th«» local and national pr« as and
U»e lo ni au thor It **s
»f Kenilworth
closed the i oa\ ctitlon.
Regret Expressed by Better Clast at
Burning of Christian Churches.
A Tokio hp«u-la| t*n>H \t n« on Fri
day the city whs quiet. Uomphto r»*
pori* from metropolitan mid outly
ing district* indent«» that th« re whs
no disorder throughout Thursday
night or ( arly Friday in« ruing
The government has suspt'ndoj a
total of fiv * it«'Whimpers, und It a cx
fx'ctsd that the publica; ionr. of (
will t»o pr«».«'nted
ikiverntnent otflcii;* und th»' hot
ter class of Japan« so oil iff nu nro
pressing ko »n regret o\»t thi attacks
on Christian « hur« lo I'hcy explain
that th«» aff itr was th«' result «>f local
conditions, ami
serious anti foreign or
■s not Indicate
mitt Christian
MM) af Over Thr»» Thouwnd Taxan»
Burn» N«gro at th» Stak».
Stove l'avis, » negro, who conics*
S. P. Norrl»,
ed to out raging Mrs
sgej 20. was Iwtrntsl a* W»iah*tchld.
Texas. Thursday night.
■insisting of 3.500 person*.
• .'d him to a piece of gas pipe, tha,
hud been set tn the ground, piled
fagots around him and set Ihe mass
on fire.
TVtc husband of the woman Is *,:d
to have set the match to the tinder
and started the blaze
A mob.
Dissolution of Sweden and Norway
Difficult of Accomplishment.
The conference of the delegates ol
Norway and Sweden, appointed to
discus* the dissolution of the union
of Norwxiy snd Sweden adjourned on
Thursday until September 13. to < n
eurtble the delegate» to return to
thelr respective capitals au.i confer
with their government The result ol
their llollberatfou I* very uncertain.
Manufacturers' Record Gives Glowing
Account of Prosper ty.
ai r*!*: r* .n «* to prw^**rlt/ }
In fh** (lit* Hinufuiurei
With *;>
ord * ty. in part
' In all cu
history there
boforn a Um« wh*»n
^7'" " "^ "
TUiing * ** is
Ipiaran?»**.ing a
«xpansUm of buaf*
Tolar th* farmer* of all a^c*
Ilona ar<*
ally fre<* froi
ciaaa, having lx
Ina,». »;.♦ «• .1 ? •» r itj!> n«*w crop y< a r
trance of the Irr gee ag
end gra v s crops
n a mil iif; a J prie«*,
with «fi oq'iai a »»lira .»:«• tha:
value «rill rank
*'«»r aoM, giving
h A'ap.o
, n«'i
sr.-l no- on y
n d«*ht. hut a a a
pr a
gr»gate yra
the c
»ou» «»rn firmer» for
Cotton Output for 1«04 0} Shown to
Be 13. r jfl5,E8S Bales
Hcc I
dary HMUrs a à mal re;**,
*•«« in full a» N w Or;<■ ms
He puts tb« cotton crop for
Kid4 "ft at in,f)r.r*,H$5 bale*, an Increase
■ of 3„;S4.SU
I IB says that.
«•r that of 1 »03-04
r>mpnref| with last
; y«-ir. Iri round figure*. IVxsm. includ
' lux Indian Territory, has

In« rei
balea. The group known as
othei gulf htoU'n. conN stlng «»f 1 »u 1 h:
ana. Arkansas, MltisIsHlppI, Tenn»*r
», M'.ss«i«jrl, Oklahoma, Utah and
Ksnsa*. has Increased 1,104.000, and
the group of Atlantic states, Alaba
ma, Heorgla Florida, .Vorth Carolina
Month Carolina. Kentucky and Vlr
ultila. bus gained 1,741 ,FK*.
He puts the average commercial
j value of this crop at $46.31 per bale,
against $t>l.f»K lus* year, and the
; t»l vatiin of tin- rrop »I

•gainst $i;i7.r,bl.f»4H Inst year and
I460,77'».2R2 tin* year bo fore.
Awe dmg of
Contract for Supplies
Places Him Under Fire.
< V.ar. •
>f < *• • 11:. I« i. pr. »''»plttncy
.«»Mltlon" In favor of the
1» •• j
s'icci * f j bidder,
,im a ciml « nmrti!;ui'.on announ(vd that
i awarded concession for feed
vere made Friday
('ftalrtnan Shouts of the
log • ud housing t!i« greater part of
Ik Marke!»
h«> cioil «
H IVitfe It t'o., end Hudgins & Lu
ron*. hot:» New York Arms, who
• thor bidders for the con
• --sien, «ent telegrams and let
the only
Pr* aident R<
NI«V«U at Oys*
protesting hgfFnst tho award of th«
contta't to Mnrkol.
Great Swarms In New Orleans, But
I They Ar« the Harmless Breed.
Ther« weis nothing of h| x^-1 a 1 m
tor«*st in the fi»vi»r situation a* Now
1 Orleans Wednesday, beyond the small
number of cast»«« reported and tho
few deaths A b«»avy rain snd a wind
e»ui»rt to have Hik'd tho city with
moMijuilo« a, lut they un» not the s'cg
l'i, though rtw«'rn«blliig them m
many of the markings. They
i ti nmch d i scorn for .
The official r«-;<>rt Wi'dnosday was
«K follows New I'llM'H, .11; tu*a|l to
!aio, 2,142. d«»athn Wednesday 4; to
I 1 dut h* 2B8; casi s under treatment
M. Brun, Manager of Cable Company
Ordered from Vtnszlta.
The following gov«»rnm« , ntal decree
was Insued Ht Caracas. Vcm'ruela, ot
cas, *M. Brun, manager of th*
French Catil«» compauy. has protest«»*
xgalnH* th«» dec
and mul c> ast «'tfieca of th«* company
nnt ional
govern men i
clo«îlng ti»«*
WIkti'k ». «hl, «cllo,i »fcow. thaï
Br,„ i. Ignorant of tho laws
tbo ro.'ubllo, ;
"Thi> prescient devrt
sld 'I nrttn N> expeUt'd fr->nt the 1 tor
rltorjr of the repttbllc."
tha: t h*
Lrqi»latlve lnv*«tlg»tlon of Equitable
Socltty I» Inaugurated.
The afTalrs of the* F>|t,liable Assur
ance* »oui et y and the Mutual Life In
», trance compsnv held the attention
nt New York Thur» lav of the lee's j
Is'lve I f., im.-- gallon committee
a, eleve'o-e 1 ln r* I
Nothing tic
. rrd to the lip alt «.Itle jtve.y o'her
than the statement drawn fret,
d Ihe offli*r* that tne society
« »t kn««* 'he pr«'vent
D. J»MMnr, former rtunjKroiler
i*a bo s o*
Canal Engin»«rs Accept Old Line» a» i
Baals of Discussion.
Tho board of consulting engineers I
, f , he Pa>11I „ a ctna | , u Washing
, on ^ rUlRV .,« ho m «>mUt»r* hav*» ft» e «*n 1
Mud , th) , varlou8 lua , w an>1 data . !
The moot Important conclttslon react- i
ed by the Iw.trd was that the location I
■ of the canal, as marked on the ofll I
j cla! maps of the commission, known
as the Trench location, shall le ac
cepted as a basis fer the detailed d s
cu«sion of Its structure.
Uf»!«* Willi»
■ to It
»'• r** Sf:
* Ml .
" • K' T
* .pi
» .
«I K
A nil N-i
I'd if
» . b"H*i
I d
UMo dir ilii,:
t • * f . g • ■ Ui,

I*-.-« ! snd l»U •
k I
/kill pi#
« »!»«• Ely ;
1 1
dor* >
» b->
iid le
*l» r I In»»
»•vu d
• il lb*
Utils \\.
\s >
"/ *
t ifti* tviri* f
»•■rill f.»r
'I w*tl
.••d '.I«l h.,.
lilt *ft
ilrln't dlnri**r.

I h-.ujrh h*
hi. k»r. ,HJ
»•«Id h* hsv*
. •• lilf.i.
l.lltlv \> till- Un't
i k » • (I I ! n k f
ia'» II«
Father of Mcdri
f'onrfable painted the scene
saw It. luit he
Ifh ;
whs not satistH
in r«*ly copying n uur«
ho real a comj anion
place, he tried
pictures-that th
sphere might i>en«'trat«*
»eene, und that trn
hat, in ti
lo make It live
tV( ,
«loud* might
rhand the spot, that it*
irf of
an 1
- a
and the
might move and have their lx
It, and «acomlly, h* v i»ut his ov
sonal nffcctlon Into his repre-ei
Then. Uk>. In the matter of cc
ry plants by the r«
dared to paint nature gr«»cn, as
It. and the skies blue, with t
»Milne either yellow or glariiigfvhlte
I» Is, then, because of this rl<>i<f 'ahh
fulness to the hues
the effects of move
►f nature, m l to
fable is called the father of
'nt, of at infi>ph'*re
«1 «»f light, and because lie ln$e'pret
•*d nature nrcordlng to his ov( snood,
that C
molern landscape.'
qualities that particularly <
''»lists of the nineteenth
St Nicholas
btp the
rrufltri the
Trotting or Gallon ng.
H« re |h
a proitlem for peopl* with
As we all know, a horse
walking or trotting «dvanc
only one leg of each pair st a time,
but Wh»n vu I topi nx lifts both f<-t >■ f-.-t 1
together and then Isith hind fe#'
the question is
Shr«cp eyes'
__:. Now
other animals 1
manage this mrttor.
The Bird
course, flap both wings together but I
whb'h birds run and which h«p? We I
human beings "trot" when w
and "gallop" when we
If we are using the plain breav
Th*« dos. however
», do the amphibious
als, otters and the re.
IB( iS,
"tro's ' f ov I
h. I
p,nlm»U- ihr i
w| j hkc 1
:Imt four-footri
r a
Ot/» would I
move tho r |
I» Hi.lH,' Ii,l. r woul'il
»•Ith th. tins, which !
I heir hands and feel Who can tell
e i l whether '
rule ' !
1 nn ! ;es- i
a pair together, the centl|ie.le«. which i
arc mmh like the n, do etai-ltv the op. I
poslte; and the swlmmln« worms also !
Fhen there are the flsh
rather expert that, ns th
tails fn
flap alternately
whether th«y do or not
all flsh at all tlti.es follow
By the way, h<
The great anatomist. E. Ri
ter. lias lately pointed out that while
the "thoiiMand legs." such as
mon gaily worm, advances two feet
do.'s a frog use Its
our com
•f I
alternate the stroke of earn pair of
paddle«. 1 doubt If many people
tell on which system the caterpillar
manage*« Its dozen or s
er the adult Insect
< an
leg», or w heth
'alks. trots, paces.
How docs tho
or gallops
spider use eight *
its six
Although this Is n lsrge field for ob- |
her«* any one I
serval !«>n. a Hehl too.
may discover new facts as
corded, and thus add to th-» store of I
et un re
knowledge St Nicholas.
The Elenhant and His Job.
M „ Kvcrtrrl Cote« (Sarah J«:«nfttn
1>ulu . an) l|P «,. rlbeH worWilg ,., p])h .
anl , n thp ,, a ,i Ma) | M»<aUnc, the
scene of hl^ Job heliiR HangooD.
"The elephants round
writes, "were dragging <he big» to the
mill to he saw n They were harnessed
for this with a hroui brestonnd and
heavy chain.
A native Upped the
chains round the log, and th- elephant
atarted off with the
>' ar, I to * ,<> Piled
" A m,lh, ' ut ,,| » , on t "' n > »very
■ an( ' lf tt "' animal picked up
too »mall a plank the mah.ut would
hint, with his Iron spike, that two
and deposited
them on the trolley Othe*rs v»re pick
ing up the »awn planks »ith their
trunks and carrying them &*ross the
might go to that load Then grunting,
•he elephant would pick up lie second,
with infinite delicacy of halince, turn,
march over and deposit thin beside
the pile, always returning fir another
load so long as there were my planks
read' When there wer« none he
would take his ease In th> sun and
Or perhaps there wre heavy
j logs to l>e pushed from on- place to
another; and If pushing votild do.
i '-'alt
wl,h hl " (n,nk '"™ » «'»•' >-'S
1 no ol «T hant F*'*«* hmself th«»
! - ouble of picking it up any nore than
i * wl » "P « on
j casters.
More fascinating It was tian l can
tell to see the Jungle patrfcch kneel
; 4 wit to a heavy log. twist his trank
j around tt on the top of th pile and
hen calculate Its position and push
and pull until it was aqtt re In 1rs
plare. Th* oldest, bemuse tbe most
reasonable thing, was to see the el*
pbunt. pushing against the end of a
»ery heavy lo*. stretch out one hindleg
to glre hin. elf balance and purchase.
That »-emed to bring him. somehow,
very near to us, he was not only doing
our «ork. but be waa doing U In
our way
* Trennt!?
wl*h on*? a^tord. all tb«
»*>pb#.itA dropped »ork and moved In
tb« dlreidici
f th« ah cd»
" That means It s 11 n
'clock," said
It's their
th" for«*h*n "Dinner h'wr
•It time
At 3 the/ betin sga;
work til: dusk, and they »rart about i
in the morning"
A Dog of hfsroic Deeds.
Ther wan » Scotch colli« named
"Boy the story of whore life |h one
of wonderful devotion and heroic
de**.!* >i•- waa th'- property of Frank
Bari rr of Huntington, W. Va., and hs
* iv» d the live« of many ( blldren.
Boy ' i* now d*ad. for he was struck
and klüt'l v.hi!«» pushing little Louise
Brown from la front of a Chesapeake
and Ohio pa.-sen gar train.
Th- history of "Boy" Is the story
of a dog almost huma:» In his ways.
!r< aro he was taken Into tbe
home of Frank Barber, a little, curly*
ha!r-*d, frolicsome puppy. He gr«»w to
!»e a r: ils* nee al «;;it the house and was
glv'-n to a farmer living many miles
back In Chio The fl r t night In his
new home he was chained to a small
kennel in the yard, but when morning
can.«* th-* dog chain and kennel were
missing Boy" swam across the Ohio
river, kennel arid all. a.nd turned up
at his ol 1 h )!*.«• with the kennel tied
f.iHt to him. but supreme in his confi
dence of being taken l>aok again. How
he repaid the family for their care is
Interesting story.
Thr c nights after he had returned
th»* family w.*re aroused Just before
n by "Buy" barking and leaping
against the kitchen door. The house
W3s found In flium-a und two of tlie
rhll Iren
TP in danger of death.
role a 'tion only saved the liable* and
the house.
After that there was for
ever a home for "Boy" in the Barber
The Bar!x»rs live close to the tracks
of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad
r.nd near a crossing on Eighth Avenue,
which many children traverse dally
>n their way to and from the public
For more than six years
ftias watched that crossing in
th** morning, at noon, and at night, and
on four different o i anions he ha»s pull
'd \sc" tots from the tracks Just in
time to hive them from Ixdng run
' It i
•»'•"rlptlon: "To Hoy.
ovf r by a train.
It was for this that
*f the company gave him a
hand*nme silver-mounted collar, hear
»f the C. and O. and
t lie gratitude
l,,vln *
that collar w
parents." "Boy" wore
hen he died.
Th»* incident that closed the beautl
: career of Boy" is pathetic in the
extreme One morning Inst fall as No
1!) was jutl'ing out of the depot for
Cincinnati little I»uUe Brown, daugh
ter of U F. Brown, of Eighth avenue.
Ith her father at an
' vho ,1 ">
untisur. ly »arly hour, was out playing
in the snow by herself, and running up
on lb*» track Intent on rolling a big
, 8nnw - She failed to apprehend
* ,er t * an S er îin, J would have be«'n in
Htantly kllU '' 1 11:1,1 r ' ul " U;,y '" fro,n a
t ;,5lnt " f vantaKC on the Barber front
* w l«dJ r "cross the lotervenlng apace,
s,nlc *' I' 1 '" child with his hes<l. aendlng
her Inml llrs head over heels off the
track Into the snow—but safe. The
' ,r °* f, flklnit the child so forcibly
threw- B >v" backwards directly In
front of the enslne. and the cmel
wheels crushed oui his life.
" Bo - v " ,> " rie ' 1 wl,h ev,,r >' honor
" ,at " ,u!1 KiV - n hlra - Bn ' 1 thB <•*"
' ,rpn r,,r 1,lotks Rro,,ni1 - a " of *' hom
had played dr.v after day with "Boy."
w«rc at the funeral, the four little girls
whose lives he had saved acting as
pallbearers.—R&u's Home.
l»or« h seen her in time and rushing
Coloring Butterflcs by Hand.
Pr Otto S»if«?rt of New York is
remarkable results
to heat and
| producing som«'
I by exposing butterflies
cold. In this way he has artificially
I produced arctic and tropical forma of
those insects; and, yet more surpris
i in«, he has evolved in the same
I fashion ancient forms.
have lived tens of thousands of years
I ago, and butterfles of the future, so
to say. which may exist thousands of
years hence. Though it sounds like
a fairy tale, it is all quite true.
Of course, says a writer in the Sat
urday Evening Post, it is In the
chrysalis stage that the Insects are
subjected to treatment. They are put
into the ice box or into the hot
hich may
boa for freim 30 to a 100 hours, and
then, being taken out. are permitted
«(''I'' 1 '*' 1 ' h, ' ir fin »' transformation.
w cere tip n. of course, they appear as
full-fledged butterflies By comparing
them with ordinary butterflies of tho
same species It I» easy to see what the
effect of the cold or the heat has been,
invariably, ns Dr. Seifert has found,
their colors are ittaele much more sub
dued by the cold and much more vivid
and briliant bv the heat.
Ity exposing local New York buWer
flies to the treatment of Dr Seifert has
produced varieties such as would be
appropriate to Manitoba or Mentoo.
as Indicated by their subdued or by
their brilliant coloring—varieties, that
Is to say. which have no actual
latence in nature.
Boston's Toad Crop.
The toad crop In the suburb» la
reported to be larucly in excesw of
anything noticed in former years, atfd
h" 1* *aU to be a voracious devourer
n f th* brown tail moth. Shake
! sivare knew what he was talking
I about when he wrote that the toad
; had * "precious Jewel in his head."—
' Boston Transcript.
Tb« revival of nightcaps la suggest
ed as a cur« for insomnia.
The British Médirai Journal asserta
that men's aec-s are longer tbaa they
used to be
Dunn lie, invented by Colonel B «v«r*
ly W. Dunn, of tb« Sandy Hook An*
tion. is said to be tbe meal powerful
explosive known.
Sir Frederick Treves la authority
for tb«- statuer, nt that the us« of al
cohol has steadily decreased in t ie
medical profession during tue last 25
The Prince of Monaco Is rendering
to aerial navigation a service more
valuable than the invention of flying
machint s He is making a really sys
tematic study of the air currents in
the upper atmosphere.
Australia Is considering the Intro
duction of the metric system and a
bill providing* r or iti use will be in
troduced at the next session of the
commonwealth parliament. The idea j
is to make the system permissive for
a certain time, reserving the right to j
make it compulsory at a given period.
A Viennese naturalist declares that
netrly ail reptiles that die from nat
ural causes close their lives between
nightfall and midnight, cniy a few be
tween midnight, ami morning and few
er still in daylight. Host reptiles seem
aware of their approaching death,
particular places and
seeking out
there awaiting ta<* end, while those
whose lives are spent underground
coni'- to the surface before death.
A Curicus Chsnge That Occur» Aftar
the Pasiags of Time.
In many u!d bulldlnga one sees win- |
dow panes wblrh have turned pale j
amethyst color Manganese la added !
to the siaaa to neutralize the green
color which la caused by th ; presence
of ferrous Iron, and. In the course of
time, this manganese changes from
Its colorless state, and, turning vio'et, I
gives its hue to the old glass. It has j
been observed that radium will cause
this change in glass when Its rays are
allowed to act for only a short time. !
The suggestion has been made that ;
the turning of glass under ordinär/
circumstances Is due to the action of |
the minute quantities of radioactive 1
minerals which are present in many
Sir William Crookes has been mak
ing a study of these phenomena and -
concludes thit the change In glass is *
not due to radium. The sun's rays
possess all the pjwers of radium rays
only In a vastly smaller degree. He
believes that the long-continued ac
tion of the sunlight In the caur.3 of '
the change noticed In the color of
glass. It was shown some year, ago
that some ,,f the son's ravs are pro !
vented from reaching the earth by
the blanket of the earth's atmosphere,
and those rays which are taken away
are the one« most active in effecting
such changes as the one in glass. A i
striking confirmation of this is af- I
forded by tho fact that the moat rapid j
coloring has been observed at high
elevations in tropical region«. Her«
the layer of the atmosphere is thinner
and the sun's rays more powerful.
Some especially deeply colored sped- j
mois of glass have been found In
South America in the region of the
Andes.—Collier's Weekly.
What Corn Accomplishes.
Corn-fed pork furnishes our tables
1 with millions of hams and sausages,
I besides bacon and lard. Corn pro- ,
duces the host of poultry and eggs,
of which shine we. as a nation, con
sume more (when measured by dol
lars) than wo <lo of wheat. Of corn
starch we us>* about $7.000,000 per
year, to say nothing of tho enormous
consumption of glue, combs and oth
er products made from the horns,
hoofs and hair of those corn-fed
animals. To all these we must add a
j product of corn-oil (maximum $16.000
dally) largely used In paints; and
the by products of corn-oil, starch,
glucose, whiskey and alcohol, dried
and sold in cakes, for animal ford,
amounting to irillhins cf dollars per
year. Nor is that all that corn accom
plishes. Besides giving food and
c.othing in the form of animal and
vegetable products, as indicated, it
gives life and strength to millions of
horses, mules and oven that till our
fields and haul our multitude of farm
products to the thousands of country
markets, from Maine to California,
and from the Dakotas to Florida and
Texas.—Harper s Weekly.
Origin of Dog Days.
According to the generally accepted
doctrine, the dog days begin on July
3 and end on August 11, but there
have been disputes as to every pos
sible point about them. It wag unl
versally agreed that they were con
nec ted with the Deg Star, but which
j :>n«? Tftie real Do* Star, Sirius—or
. i' rocT on. the Utile Dog? Then there
, * vre * disagreem- nta a» to the parti
rttUr astronomical performance of
the star that fixed the dog days: as to.
their number, which varied in dl3< r
ent estimates between 30 and 34: ar.J
whether they were to be reckoned be
; fere, after or around tbe star's per
la formancea. The 44» settled on pro
| cede the rising or Sirius with the sur. '
belief grew up that In these - ays
| dogs went mad. but terresllal dug?
; have really nothing to do with It.
Tlle original belief was that the stcr
: «nd sun together brought intense
heat and all sorts of plague*.— Landen
■ 4'
{ F. S. Davidson, Kx Lieut. L. S {
Army, Washington, D. C., care U. 8. J
Pension Office, writes: #
J **T® mliMl (Serf Is mm rum- i
) *d y for cmmrrh comp*rmêit> to j
f /Vruss. II tiot only Mfrtksm nt
î 'As mot of tho mo4od.y t kut
i tonom mnd otronothono IMo my- j
fern in a truly wondrrful irsy !
IHnt hi I« boon Om hiotmoy In Î
my csw. ! cheerfully sag unhesi
utmgly recommeud it to those aflltried
as I nave been.''— F . S. Dsvddson
. .. _ . , ._. , ..
, the . °'
loc *' "" hU 1 ,"'* Sm "^ \°
c *" on Crn,t * Dd ""»»»"
If you do not derive prompt and sati«t&c
t«»ry results from the use ot Benin*, write
at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a fall state
ment of y«ur ease, and be w«il ft* pleased
to give yuu his valuable advice gratis
Address Dr. S. B. Hartman, Bresident
of Tne Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus.
Duplicate Repair Parts
Cora Mills,
Vor "Maid of th* South
Coleman's, Simmon's, Rejsolrl'i and
other Cöttoa Praasoa
714 IVrdldo St
No Use for C«m«t«ry Lot.
Speaker Cannon, at a dinner he at
tended In Washington some Uni« ago,
talked about mean rich men.
"The meanest rich man In Illinois,"
he said, "lives In Vermillion County
He !• a bachelor and we'U call him
work off a cemetery lot on him.
"The salesman set out wKh % hope
less air, and In a half hour he was
back again.
"'No go,* he sold.
"'Couldn't got him, eh?* «aid th9
" 'No.' said th« salesman. 'He ad
mitted that I reasoned well and that
the lots were fine ones, but he said
that if he bought one he might not
get th« value of his money In tho
" Why,* said the Superintendent,
'there's no fear of that. The man
will dl« som« day, won't he?'
"'Yes,' said the salesman, 'but he
•ays he might be lost at sea.' "—Phil*
adelpbia Public Ledger.
"What's that nota«?" asked the visi
ter in tftie apartment house.
"Probably some one in the d**r
tUt'a rooms on the floor below bet
ting a tooth out," raid the host.
"But it seems to come from th«
floor above."
"Ah? then it's probably the Popley's
baby getting a tooth In."— Philadel«
phia Press.
A *Vw«l»» f , Itpl.l.« nt Grapiegntl.
A gentleman who has acquired a Ju
dicial turn of mind from ezperlence on
the bench out In the Suntlowor State,
write* a carefully considered opinion
■ s to (he value of (irapc-Xuts as food.
He says:
"Tor the pn*t tlTe year» Grape-Nut»
baa been a prominent feature In our
bill of fare.
"The crisp food with the delicious,
nutty flavor has become an indispensa
ble necessity in my family'» everyday
"It has proved to be moat healthful
and beneficial, and has enabled us to
practically abolish pastry and plea
from our table, for the children prefer
Grape-Nnta and do not crave rich and
unwholesome food.
"Grape-Nuts beeps ua all in perfect
physical condition—its a iireveutive of
disease It Is beyond value. I have been
particularly Impressed by the beneficial
effects of Grape-Nuts when um-d by
ladies who are troubled with fnco
blemishes, skin eruptions, etc. It
clears up the complexion wonderfully.
"As to Its nutritive qualities, my ex
Frience is that one small di*h of Grape
Nuts is superior to a pound of meat
for breakfast, which Is an Important
consideration for any one. It satisfies
the appetite ami strengthens the pow
er of resisting fatigue, while its use In*
volvir none of the disagreeable couse
queures that sometimes follow a meat
breakfast." Name given by Toitum
Co.. Battle Creek. Mich.
There'* a reason.

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