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M. .' ' ' ft: I Our Entire Line of - jf ' 1' ' WW MAT i S - fa Straws and Pa nk ma a S P MdcZef2rdS Pa!ent Leather, Tan's , H g and Calf Leathers all go for ; , S.(SS) If uirtiirnrrtmrt Ht changed his mind.! ',' ; - i TOPICS OF THP RnnnniD . I Nubbins of Farm News. A tr.-.toload of l.fiOO goats from New ITr-.ico as 'recently -received in Kan- i vats i-uy. V.'ar is being made on they large mail order houses by small retail dealers' J throughout the country. I It Is always harvest timn and whoaf jis bflng cut every day In the year in some country of the world. I The Santa Fe road is locating large numbers of German fruit growers along its line in the Inc'ian Territory. Farmers in the vicinity of Cameron, J Tex., claim that they are clearing from ! ?60 to f 150 per acre by raising water, "melons and cantaloupes. Over 1,000,000 sheep in Lander coun .ty, Nevada, have been quarantined ,as a precantion against disease and will ;all have to be dipped before they are ' released. . . ; Experiments made at Cleveland, O., indicate that denatured alcohol ran be made from garbage and a plant will be established there if further experi ments confirm the flrsi tests. ,It is estimated that 'there are 5,000 acres of strawberries in the Choctaw nd Chickasaw nations. Wild straw berries which formerly grew in great profusion have been killed by pastur ing. '.: ..." . : " I , ' WHEN incnes of rainfall or more, i&d where j , the precipitation for April, May, June, and July is seven or elcht Jnnhea rv farming ought to be successful, but it is more than doubtful where the aver age rainfall is 12 inches or less per annum. This would seem to justify the belief that a good many people have always held that drv or nv nth. er kind of farming is successful whers there is water. Announcement About New Cook Seemed to Make a Difference. i Our Wasteful Farming. According to the Duluth Herald, a waste even greater than the waste of the forests haa been accomplished in this country by hit-or-mlss agricul tural methods. " ( There has been sneak in sr irnnorpi' no thought whatever of the danger of soil exhaustion; no thought of in tensified farming, wherehv nna canybe made to yield the profits of nve under wasteful ninthvia- thought of enriching the soil in tha very process of getting wealth out of American farmers, in manv obhpb get less out of a hundred acres than a Japanese-will get out of five acres. inis is because in Japan, soil la scarce and here it is plentiful. But it will not always be plentiful, and Several hundred thousand freight j should be tilled economically, syste cars may be standing idle, as the rail- matically and scientifically,- instead of road managers tearfully protest, butj wastefully, aimlessly and ignorantly. The Department of Agriculture and in this its functions are nurolv paternalistic and soclaljstlc is doing a splendid work in awakening the country to the need of scientific farm ing and is Bhowing it how to farm scientifically. some Kansas grain dealers comn'-'n that they are unable to net box car enough. -: - ; ,. . j Elgin, 111., fixes the price for cow .butter, not only for the United States, but for nearly all the world besides,' but recently three restaurant keepers jn that town were charged with selling bogus butter. I Mrs. L. E. Killcre'ase. who lives n ;i farm near Pine Mills, Tex., has Just Celebrated her 131st birthday. She valks about the farm and is fond pi istening to her neighbor's voices over he telephone. , , " ' . V. H. Hardwlclf whn f land la Milan county, Texas, which ven years ago he considered so poor hat he could not sell it, set it to each and, plum trees and' cleared 1,000 last year. 1 Arthur Meeljer, manager of .the Ar ;our Packing Company, recently lm. riea rrom u-ngiand 24 Guernsey cows m two bulls, for which he nald 132 0. The price does not include the st or transportation. , At the school for boys at, St. Charles, there are 840 boys who cultivate 900-acre farm. They go to school If of each day and work on the farm s other half. Many of them are bo oing first-class farmers. The Montana station after thre Two prosperous business men met on a Broadway local, says the New i win i lines. "Howdy do, old man, haven't seen you in an age. How's Mrs. Dayton ?" "Fine and dandy. Brown: and how are you and the madam?" ' "Mrs. Brown and your humble ser vant are both well, but by Jove, bur health would improve if we saw the Joseph P. - Day ton a ringing our' door bell." "Yes, yes. I admit we'v lvn' u PThiss. Mrs. D. and r hr.th ..i, you so often and reproach eurselves for our neglect. It's been fully a year since we dined with von " "You're shy .a few months hut let that pass. Suppose you come over to dinner one night next week." "Really, 1 can't just say. I think I heard Mrs. Dayton say something about next week being all taken up and " ., - "Well, old man, here is my station'; better come; we've eot a nw v. she's a dandy. Good night." " ' , "Why, yes, Brown, we'll make the date over the 'phone," shouted Day ton, after the hurrying figure. . solved Dy the room designed "Bv Zwaardemaker. The jvalls and cell ing of the room arevll inches thick and are formed of six separate layers.' The first consists of a feltlike mate rial of horsehair, known as tricho piese, this is followed by a layer of porous stone isolated from the floor by sheet lead. An air space of about j men is roiiowed by wood, and then a course of ground cork and sand. The final layer is of specially prepared ground cork, known as korkstein. - , tittle Pointers That' Will Be Found More or Less Useful. The following ingredients mixed to- eeuier make a good toilet powder: Crush six ounces of hpst whito Qtah and rub it through a sieve, then shake u iniougn a piece of muslin. Mix into mis two drams of nowrterpd m-Ha mn ana snake again through' the muslin. Then add to the nowder a fur amna ui auy.ravonte perfume. Always use tenidiwater tn wash in ,. ttuu " " is hard a little borax will Woman Operates Alaska Copper Mine en M nard wter is very bad " lu wesi coast of Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, little traveled and wft the beaten paths of sea com merce, is a copper mine which for several years has been operated under the management of a woman. It has been a successful venture, made so from careful management, and the owner. Tola Wyman, is perhaps the only woman in Alaska who is ship ping ore out of that territory. For two years she has been sending her prod uct io me xacoma smelter. ma3e of equal navts of aWflmi ".a4 olive oil. Shake well before nnivi ! with a tiny brush. '' . A ' , OF ROSE PINK LINEN. FOR THE USERS OF TOBACCO, Assertion That Plant Was Certainly , Placed Here ,or Good Purpose. , v A Good Post Puller. ' Ever tried to pull a post out of the ground? Tough Job, isn't it? Try this. Make an oak lever three inches in diameter and seven feet long. To the"end of lever' fasten a chain about three feet long. Also fasten a ring ' with' a hook. To lift out the post place the chain twice around it,(near the ground; draw that and fasten to the hook. Place an upright, 4x6 , inches and two feet Jong, unaer jever about one fopt froifi post. By pulling down the lever the post can easily be pulled out of the ground. The big milk companies of fhi.o recently, reduced retail prices from 9 to 7 cents per tjuart, and in surround ing towns from 7 to 6 cents. Shareholders In the Co-operativa Creamery of Motley. Minn, nwn fin a cows and take the milk of 500 other nal. uuws in meir community. ; 1 It is passing stranee thn ith .i'i the experience at command, the phy ,c ucvci m agreement asto tha effects of the smoking habit Even nere lay opinion has been fairly well mtabllshed by the apparently well di gested views of the scientists with re pect to certain phases of the whole problem, they are wholly liable to up setting by the latest opi-on.v For ex ample, two considerations have long been , thought to ,ba determined that moderate Indulgence "In tobacco need not be denied, and that thp Inri nnt out of his "teens would hpttor ok:.u ' .. .. "JUC luuacco altogether. It may be assert- mat man is not a nmniiw k ture; and certain effects o( tobacco m to inaicate, without especial ar gument," that the longer, the acquire- "e naoir. is postponed the bet ter for the human system. At the same(tlme the remote antiquity of the tobacco plant suggests that It is one of nature's unassisted growths; and If it were 'not designed for man to en joy in security, neither is ,It at all clear that It is to be classed with na ture's productions. Providence Jour- for the skin. One of the most striking features of the latest evening dresses is the lack of transparencies employed in their auncauon. Soft satins take an easy lead in pale shades of blue and pink, also ivory white and black. Every girl who can possibly do so should learn to row. There is nothing ueuer tor developing the muscles of the chest. There is a' great feeling fr deep smiaro offwa n L - - -"""i'":!. . , i. ti'caeui. me aiter- Mrs. WVman la nt mtlAlA noon hlnnanc i hl . . I u ' "..uuiD age, ' lo IIIOUB Willi BqUaTB I ruddy cheeks and with health enough ' yke8- a"l the evening bodices are cut me same idea. The following is a good recipe for cold cream: Melt one ounce of white iur uan a aozen cltv woman c keeps as much track of the copper market and the copper situation as any other miner. wax in a quarter of a nonnH of n., olive oil, and as the mix gradually one-fpurtli df ia pint of elder flower water and six drops of attar of roses. Stir until ,!, ' This is a season of smart little coats, and thn ; so fashionable demands that the coats The Magic of Odd Numbers. "Even in th matter of. weighing Krucenes mere seems a magic in odd numbers." said a of the packages of salt, suear mtraa, , and other commodities that grocers ' h ",ninable demands that the coats keep on hand to facilitate trade con- i ,, made 80 that they may tain an odd number of pounds If j over a sleev- . you are in a hurry and ask for m,i. ' . good exercise to : broaden ' the up package of almost any kind of gro- SDOl!Il3.ers 18 to extend the arms ceries tradesmen can accommodate I 8traignt out aild. keeping them so, ybu with a one-pound, three-pound or i 8Wa bant?8 backward and for a five-pound package; but the chances I W Tnis exercises the muscles, are that if you want two pounds or i and 8tretcnes the shoulders to the full four pounds of anything it will have ! 4181 extent. to be weighed to order." r 1 Atxmt once a month the hair should i, . wugsa. inis win. keep Hnui ' j " from breaking or splitting. ,.,.. How Ab t Uncet I 0ne of feest Well, Georgie. yriu've been fishing be made as follows- Half s an oZZ with your uncle, have you?" of borax and "Yes, sir." I L, u 1" o15 gr8lnS .of gura arabic j IU o ounces or warm water, wn f tif Uri, ...i s . a - I I r M J ft I li 4. , m "Your uncle told us he caught a dozen big tellows. Can't you tell us how many you caught?" v No response from Georgie J . "But you haven't , lost your tongue, have you? Hoy many did you catch?" "I haven't lost mv tnnnm papas sittln' Just over th . always punishes me for lying.". Yonkers Statesman. It Is reported that the cotton crops of Louisiana have been, very, badly rs' experiment work with dry farm:' graen Z ILn Zin , tb' makes the tatt n,J vrn.mnt h8S ln fighting .vigor- ., . . "iy tor tnree or four rears tlons of the - country having H , y ' A Noiseless Room. i For many physical researches a per fectly noiseless room is a desideratum. If such could be devised It would open out new possibilities of research At the Univesity of Utrecht the problem has . been aonarentiv ,t,..ii.. A Matter of Suspense. "I see Cometfp has hung up your ac count for supplying, him with his fam ily tree." , "Yes; didn't like the crop I found it fcsaring." "What was that?" ' "Hemp." .. W ' . ' .- water, when cold arid fi rtmo spirits of camphor. Wet the hair with the fluid, and curl in the usual way. v All the best shop-bought blouse mod els pf an ephemeral character are uoub up on enmon foundations. This not only gives a stead vincr rtwt i,,. it serves to greatly enhance the filmy aoynui vi transparent material. . -if the scalp is very dry, rub Into It once a week a little olive oil or pure vaseline.. If t little Is put on the n-ger tips there will be less chance of the oil getting on to the huir, and giving It a greasy look. ' The newest material for, bathing gowns is black airmen nlilmnrh blue serpe Is still well to the fpre. An excellent eyebrow, tonic can be Linen and girl s favorites, and n rfollcrt,,i .... , - "V"I'UUI TV nety is displayed in the morning i.uuiwo ui mese materials worn at the fashionable hotels. Many more pink color schemes than usual are exhib ited, and although ninlr la al wo or fit a popular summer color it Is many sea sons since there have been seen so many pretty girls In pink. In the pic ture Is shown a pretty model in pink linen and white embroidery. The tie in front is black satin-. , Pretzels fofchlldren. It Is now said that pretzels are as good as stale bread for small children. Fresh bread should never be allowed 111 fill. V. The dryness and saltiness of the pretzel are supposed to be Its chief good. The latter is needed by a child's constitution,' Is purifying and is a ' tonic. ; . .' Harmless Bleach. Peroxide of hydrcsvn l n - . ..... bleach when used n lno.li-iiit'.m r,.... a li tt lo in a saucer and apply Wj(a a soft linen cloth; It may t,() Usd eral tiuua a week without Injury. Fr' BlMe ' I Messeaser mi Don't TeS -,