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I " ' ' HI ., mmmumm s. n J i ill at v - xntjs 11 W' - i CROSS MM JON HEW EDS TO HE By WILLOUGHBY LEE. OIK heart of America nt this Christnins time is yearning toward the hills and val leys and mud flats of France, for thousuuds nnd tens of thousands nnd, for nil we know, hundreds of thousands of our finest boys lire over there with Persh ing. And by another Chrlstiutis there may be 2, 000,000 of theiu. nnd two years from now, so fur us unyoue can fee, it may bo nearer G.OOO.OOO1. For America has taken oath thnt not until knlserism has been blotted from the earth will the war end. Those boys of ours who nre over there, and the others who ure going, need all the help and encouragement and nid the folks at home can possi bly give them. That Is why the lied Cross, instead of confining Itself to giv ing them hospital treatment after they have been hurt or ure sick, Is giving them Christmas trees nnd comfort kits and doing everything possible to make Christmas enjoyable for them. Not a man in all "Black Jack" Pershing's army, will be without some reminder of the people at home for whom he Is lighting. Not a man In any one of all the army and navy cantonments scat tered all over the United Stutes will he without a genuine Christmas even to n Christmas tree. The Red Cross has gone into the Santa Claus business wholesale, us it goes Into everything It undertakes. And that Is why every man, every woman, every child, owes it to him self and to the soldiers nnd sailors to become a member of the Red Cross. A campaign is being carried on to enlist 10,000,000 new members of the Amer ican Red Cross, which will make it five times as large nnd ten times as rich and powerful as any other Red Cross In the world. It is because of the millions nnd mil lions of American boys who arc going over to France that the whole Amer ican people has got to join the Red Cross In helping cure for them. A few hundred thousnnd can be looked after by the present membership ; but multi ply them by ten or twenty or twenty five, and it tnkes a nation to back them properly. It hns been great sport this year to fix up the Christmas packets, and write the little personal note that goes with each one, nnd picture to one's self the pleasure with whjeh the unknown sol dier in France will hail the gift from the home land. For there has been no real fighting only a trench raid or so, In which only a few lives were lost. lower. In all likelihood, than would have occurred in the natural course of events if they had remained in civil life. So, while there was sorrow for the brave fellows who went down fight ing, and for those others who were !nin in the submarine brushes with the Germans, there was not the over whelming grief that comes after puop great battle. Next year It will be different so different. In the spring and earlier if the French line should break at any point Pershing will hurl his boys Into the gap, and everybody knows what that means. There will be fighting f the kind that made a whole wnrl.l admire the nien of Bull Run, and An iietam, and Chancellorsville, and Ohickamaugn, and Gettysburg, and vherever Americans have fougJit. They will be pitted against a foe who," whatever we may say of his arrogance afid cruelty, ills disregard of the laws of humanity and the ordinary decen cies of civilized life, is a hard fitrhtor That means that the hospital will be full of American boys whose lives de pend on the work the Red Cross must do -for there is no other agency that can wait on them. It means bandages literally by the million for their wounds. It means splints and wound pads and pillows nnd all manner of surgical .dressing without stint. It means pajamas nnd bed shirts nnd surgical iJilrts -the kind that surgeons can open nnd reach wounds with out handling buttons. It menus bed socks and buth robes nnd convalescent robes and nil the things that in valids need. It means drugs nnd medi cines ami operating Instru ments nnd nil the nppllnnces with which modern surgeons ure daily performing miracles in saving lives nnd restoring to usefulness legs nnd arms which under other methods would have beeu cut off ut once. American soldiers must not ! for n "Ingle day without all of these tilings tliey need. The French huvo been. In the early days of the war und it lias been said In some later days word went out that the French surgeons were operating without anesthetics be cause they had none. It is bud enough to lose an arm or a leg, but no one Ikes to think of being tied fast to a table and the leg or arm cut off with no chloroform or ether to give the suf ferer unconsciousness while the knife ii wielded. Also, within the last year, word has come from the battlefields of Frauce mat the little Poilus hud to use old newspapers to stanch the blood from their wounds. That was because their supply of gauze hud run out nnd no more was to he had. It meant Infect ed wounds, gangrene, lockjaw, and the loss of logs and arms nnd lives that might huve been saved. All America will agree that none of these things must happen to Pershing's boys. But it will happen unless the American people get right behind the Red Cross, nnd make unit sM,, tiiro hospital supplies In a never-ending stream. The surgeons ut the French hospitals say that sometimes it takes. a whole bos of surgical dressings 7,000 of them for a single wounded man. They have been so short at the French hospitals that instead of throw ing the dressings away after using, they have been driven to try to clean them and use them over and over. That is what Muj. Grayson M. P. Murphy had In mind a few weeks ago when he cabled to the Red Cross that nothing on earth is now of ennui Im portance to getting a big supply of surgical supplies into France. Unless we do, he said, disaster nnd iUki? are ahead for America and the Red Cross and the American people cannot afford to incur that. No American sol dier must lose u leg or an arm or an eye, or give Ids life, when It cun be saved by nnything the Americnn peo ple can do. Major Murphy is the Red Cross commissioner for France, und knows perhaps better th an nnv nrhor man in the world exactly what needs io oe aone ror tno arniv n n niPiiicni and surgical way. When he .jK-aks America will do well to listoj. Money is not all the Re1 Cross must have for this work mc-ney is not even the most Importnn: thing, though it will take millions of dollars. What It needs most of all is an immense num ber of members, and their personal service. It needs, and has to Tin vp tli a whole American poonle. furhprs nnrl mothers, sisters and daughters, and the children, to back up the govern ment and the Red Cross in this work. Take, for example, the recent call of Major Murphy for 6,000,000 warm knit- teu articles for the soldiers and for the destitute of France. If the money had been nt hand to buy the lot, there were not tnat many knitted thin in uie wnoie world of the kind wanted Jlut tlfe Red Cress appealed to its members, and asked each chapter for us quota, and the socks nnd swenrprs and mufflers nnd wristlets rolled in by curioaus, and are still coining. The mothers and sisters nnd daughters nnd wives went to knitting, and thnt n. swered the call in nn amazingly short time. The situation will be the same when the boys begin to need bandages and gauze dressings and hospital garments ia great numbers. Not all the stores in all the land will have enough such things to fill the demand. But the Americnn people are being enrolled as iieu cross members, and they aro learning by tens of thousands now to make and pack and ship these things, and whatever the demand, they will' meet it in run. Thnt Is why the Red Cross wunts l.".,ooo,000 member. It Is not so much the $2 or tho $10 or the $25 or the $1'H) or the $1 feo thnt membership fouls, though that bus its iiiiportauce. It would bo eveu more necessary if membership did not cost a cent. But In this cuse the fee Is it smull consid eration. What Is needed Is nn nrmv of 15,000,000 true-heurted Americans who will stand hack of the army nnd navy, nnd supply them with everything they need to keep them well and cheery, nnd to give them every rhtineo for life if Uicv Bet sick nr urn hurt. Conlldeme in his backing is a mighty incior in a fellow's spunk when he I lighting 3,500 miles from the home ho is defending. Now u word about the different kinds of membership: a patron mem ber pays JflOO in one sum, nnd the in terest on that money accrues to tho Red Cross every year. A life member puys $'J5 In one sum, und the Interest sulllces to keep his membership alive so long as he lives. But the most stress Is not to be laid on these forms in this campaign because, as I huve said, money Is not the chief object. Kvcryone who enn possibly afford it ought to be wlint Is called a "Maga zine Member." It costs $2, each year, but it brings with It tho Red Cross Magazine, published every month with a wealth of pictures of Red Cross work, nnd inspiring nrtlcles telling what the Red Cross is doing all uround the world. For those who cannot spare $2, tho annual membership costs but $1, nnd one who has this membership Is Just us much u Red Cross member as any one, the only difference being that he does not get the magazine. The great effort will be to enroll the.$l and $2 people, for it is numbers and not mon ey nt this time thut the Red Cross wants. When the membership hns climbed to the 15,000,01)0 mark, then will come the call for members to help turn out supplies. There Is no compulsion nobody has to pledge himself to give any money except his dues, nor to give service nor anything. But of course you will want to help, and you win nave a world of opportunity. Whether you can knit, or sew, or roll bandages, or run errands for those who can do those things, or give mon ey to help them buy supplies of yarn and muslin and gauze, you can help. It will be your part to do the biggest thing you can to buck up the fighting hoys over there. The first thing is to become a Red Cross member. Take somebody In with you if you possibly can. llelp the membership team that comes to you for your name and your dollar or two dollars. Remember, It is not, in the j final analysis, the Red Cross you nre 1 helping nt nil it is the boys who are j over there fighting for you. Nobody j concerned with the Red Cross ever ! gets n penny out of anything given for j relief, or from any garment made and entrusted to it. Every . penny and j every stitch goes to some American soldier or some destitute one whom the Red Cross is trying to keep alive. You will hear if you have not al ready heard a dozen stories about graft in the Red Cross. They are lies, everyone of them. They were started maliciously, and have been peddled ever since by gossips, some malicious, some merely chatterers with no sense of responsibility, who would in the same spirit repeat a slander about a good woman. You have heard, or will hear, that the high officers of the Red Cross get most of the money given it for relief. Exactly the reverse is true. Every member of the war council, overv hnmi of every Red Cross bureau in Washing ton, every head of every burenu in everyone of the thirteen divisions of the Red Cross in the United States, is giving his time free, nnd is spending money of his own while he does the work. In a recent public speech on this subject, Henry P. Davison, chairman of the Red Cross war council. riV. dared that of every dollar given the iced Cross for relief, about S1.02 Is spent for relief. Not only are the ex penses met from funds nrovlderl for that purpose, but the money contributed draws interest while in bank, nnd tl.o interest also is applied to relief work. The Red Cross Is led bv the hitrL'est nnd brainiest and most unselfish men the nation could find. Trust them. They are doing the very best thnt brains and money und determination can do to prevent human suffering, and to take care of Pershing's boys. Help them. Your own mnv he thprp smm FIRST WHITE BOY Youth Accompanied Columbus' Expedition in 1492. lAf""V,C .4 Or" .c " at Hot Houoe One of the Helps on the Flower Farm. FLOWER FARMING FOR PROFIT Few persons reulize the enormous money vnlue of flowers sold In the great cities of the United States. The demund for choice (lowers never falls to consume all thut muy bo offered. iney must be good, though. The city man who wishes flowers for a speelul decoration does not enre how much they cost if they ure of the best thut cun be grown. Flower-furmlng Is nn agreeable oc cupation. But little hired help Is re quired. The costly adjuncts of or dinury farming nre not required; such us curing, drying, housing and stor ing, ail necessury In the rulsimr of the sranuarrj rUrm crops. The plunts rupldly Increase in value, and once n place Is going It continues to Increase In productive capacity with each succeeding year. Tho peony is one of the hardiest of plants and should be grown on the flower furm. It is n hardy plant, with standing the most severe winters with out protection. ( The Chinese varieties ure Inter In blooming than the nutive vurleties. i These ure the products of centuries of j crossing and have In the blooms all of the delicate shades so popular in decorative art. They must be heavily manured to produce a profusion of flowers, and the ground must be well stirred so that it will hold moisture around the roots of the plant. The blooms are fragrant, lasting and duraWe and when properly prepared can be successfully shipped 500 to 700 miles to market. The flowers nre produced one ut a time and this makes it advisable to have a lurg number of the plants of the same variety, so that a quuntity of the blooms can be cut each day In the same state of development. The plants remain In the ground from five to seven years, when they must be taken up nnd divided. If planted in the fall the peony will bloom the first season, but young i plants ure apt to be too Quick in cet- j ting out In the spring und the buds ! may be Injured by late frost. Tho older plants ure more sedate und keep under cover of the ground several days longer and are rarely touched by the frosts. It costs upward of 1,000 to pro duce an acre of full blooming plants. A field-grown cut flower must be large and durable. It must have a long stem and some green foliage. It must be a single flower perched on the top of the stem. The hardy Hydrangea fills all these requirements and besides is very suit able for the field cultivation, requiring no fertilizing in ordinary trucking soil. To get results tho new wood of each year's growth must be cut nwuy and the hush made to send forth new vig orous stems from the roots or the old top. In this way a great number of flow ers cun be securud. One thousand hushes three yeurs old will produce IIO.OOO flowers. The blooms unfold slowly and a full month Is given to cut and market the flowers. Being nearly imnerishnble. effort Is required to secure the crop. Often the flowers need only to be cut euch two or three days. Tho vnlue of the crop depends uon getting the flowers very late or very curly In the season, therefore tho far south, und far north sections are the locutions best ndupted to the cultivation for pront. The "Cork Convent." A striklnir curiosity nenr Olntrn. Portugal, is nn ancient convent built partially in the Interior of nn immense rock, says Wide World. Tho convent Is situated In u verv Isolated snnt nnrl wus formerly surrounded by n dense wood of cork trees. The convpnt Is known ns the Convent de Cortlca, or "Cork Convent," for the reason that the monks' cells, chanel. kitchen nnd refectory are nil lined with cork to keep out the damp. From 1500 to 1SI54 the convent was Inhabited hv nn order of monks known ns the Capu chins, a remarkable feature of their religion being thnt, except on certuln occasions silence was obligatory. Since 1S34, when the monasteries and con vents of Portugal were dissolved, the convent bus not been occupied, though it is open to the public, a caretaker residing there for this purpose. A Sahara of Ice. The Interior of Greenland, or the inlaud lee. Is so cold that it sets vlrtn. ally no rain, says Robert E. Peary in the Century, and the snow does not have a chance to melt in the long sun lit day. So the snow has accumu lated century after century until lt has filled the valleys, and not only lev eled them with the tops of mountains, but the highest of these mnnntnln tops have been gradually buried hun dreds und even thousands of feet In Ice and snow. Today the Interior of Greenland, with Its 1,500 miles In length nnd Its 700 miles In mnximura width, rising from 4,000 to 0,000 feet or more uoove sea level, Is simply an elevated and unbroken plateau of com pacted snow. Detailed at Helm While Superior! Slept, Youngster Wat Blamed for Wreck of Santa Maria. Many phases of the life of Colum bus offer mysteries that the histori ans have never been ublu to cleur nwuy, und one student of the life of the great explorer has come across an Incidental mystery thnt hns un up peullng Interest. It relates to a boy who accompanied tho expedition of M!2 the only boy among Its mem bers, and consequently the first white boy to set foot in America. The contemporary accounts of the first expedition of Columbus mention the hoy In question only once and that briefly. They indicate that he was the only boy in the expedition and they place on his vounir shoul ders the blame for the grent catas trophe that befell when the Santa Ma rln wns wrecked on the coast of Illl.vtl. To be snrp thn ulorv nf tlin wreck shows that tho boy was less to blame than his elders, but it wns easy enough to make htm th senne. goat. It was the night before Christ mas, M2. ten weeks nfter the dis covery of the land, and Columbus was pushing ills search for gold among the West Indies. The flngstflp, the Santa Maria, was bkirtlnc the const of Hav- tl, nnd late nt night, us the wind wns light nnd the ship barely moving, Col umbus went to his cabin for rest He passed the helm over to tho captain. He, too. soon felt the need nf slepn und went below. Ills successor nt the tiller was n siillor and he shortly fol lowed the example of the ndmlrnl nnd the master. Before he went he nwnk- ened the hid In question nnd told him to mind tne helm. The hoy did not iro to slppn. T7 wns doubtless a live Ind and he felt the Importance of being trusted to steer the ship. But he was In strange waters nnd the currents were treach erous nenr that coast, says an ex change. The ship struck a reef. The admiral nnd crow rushed on deck In terror. Of course they blamed the boy. Thnt was the way of the world before 1102 and the fashion has never changed. That was the end of the Santa Maria. The crew reached the shore In safety and made a fort from the timbers of the wreck. In that fort, which they called La Navidad in honor of the day, about forty of the crew remained while their companions went home to Spain on the Pinta and the Nina. One historian mentions a tradition that the boy remained with this number, but it Is only a tradition. The fate of the forty Is a mystery, for when the second expedition of Col urn- bus reached that island a year later there were only n few charred timbers and bones to be found. Perhaps the boy perished there. His name has not even come down to us, but the brief glimpse that we have of him is a fas cinating one. There is something to stimulate the imagination in that fleeting picture of the boy who stuck to his post while his superiors slept. Lungs'Are Weakened By Hard Colds CASCARAK? QUININE , Th eld Umily rwnndy la tablet Im MM, ure, eaiy to take. No opiatea bo uopleaaaut after effect. Curea rolda in 34 houra Grip in i daye. Mooey backifitfaila. Get the innuni DOM Wlta Ke Ked Ton mnA u Hilt'a ttirtttrm m l 4 Tablet, lor a Sc. At Any Drue Star Need of Haste. A man whose duties keep him up o' tights, entered a downtown restaurant it a late honr one evening, relates nn i-xchnngt. He glanced nt the clock, then nt the calendar, then nt the menu. from which he ordered a frugal repast, Then he wultd, cwvously. At tho end of ten minutes, he suc ceeded In catching his waiter's eye. "Look here, how long am I going to have to wait for thut grub I or dered?" he inquired. "Oh, I guess it won't be long now," yawned the waiter. "In a hurry?" "Is a hurry? Say, I ordered a meal without meut becuuse It Is meatless ay. And if I have to wait five min ttes longer, lt will be a whentless tiny, tnd I won't get a thing!" Dr. Pierce's Pleasnnt Pallets are the rlglnnl little liver pills put up 40 years go. They regulate liver and bowels. Ad. Word Picture of Jerusalem. The best word-picture of the aodent city of Jerusalem Is Pierre Lotl's. n went thither on a pilgrimage from Egypt across the desert, alone the anrne line which has been followed bj the English forces. "The sun rises, pale, ominously yellow, a sun ol etorm, amid threatening clouds," hi writes. "Beyond, a large city is grad ually revealed, on stonv and mourn. ful mountains; through the dust nnd tnshlng rain lt Is not easy to distin guish it. . . . Jerusalem, recog nizable from nil other towns, with its formidable walls nnd its littie cupola covered roofs of stone; Jerusalem, gloomy and hii;h, Inclosed within Its battlements, uniler a dark sky. . . . Rode Right Through. "What's the matter, general?" "No glory In entering a village of that size. No sooner had I made my triumphant entry than I was out of town." An English street railway is experi menting with cars thnt take current from overhead wires and run on rails as far as they are laid, then complete their journeys over ordinary roads, us- . ing storage wineries ror power. An individual life raft invented In Germany is provided with a compass in front nnd un intermittent light, op ernted by a motor, which, like the light, Is supplied by a storage battery, in the rear. Five years ago the pupils In the tfwnnlii Girls' Industrial school. Knren never hud seen a crochet needle, yet they have acquired such proficiency in crocheting that they huvo earned about 45400 for the self-help department of the school. Cupt. Luis Llnnso of Spain nrrlved In San Francisco recently with his iwlfe nnd nine children. The children were born in seven different countries: Montserrnt, In Spain; Kstelu, In Portu gal; Joaquin, In United States; Luis, In c;i!im; Francisco, in Japnn; Josefn and Mar In Manila, nnd Nurla and Jai::n, twius, on the Pacific. Looking Ahead Junior, with his playmate, had been given some candy by nn old gentle mnn, aud on being asked how they liked it replied: "Just fine! Will von get us some more when this Is done? We're big eaters." Injuries and Insults. Injuries may be atoned for and for given; but insults admit of no compen sation. They degrade the mind In Its own esteem and force It to recover its level by revenge. Junius. Minister a Linguist. Four languages were used last year in the preaching of Rev. Paul Burgess, Presbyterian missionary in the Que zaltennngo field of Guatemala, accord ing to the Guatemala News. He spoke in Spanish, English, German and Cak-chiquel. Idolatry on the Decline. It is becoming a custom among non Christian Chinese of Borneo to go to the Methodist chapel for their mar riage ceremony. Because of thp lnfl ence of the mission, idolatry among mem uus practically ceased. HOW TO POT HOUSE PLANTS (Prepared by the United States Depart ment of Agriculture.) Here are suggestions which should help the amateur gardener who wishes to pot plants In the flower garden and bring them into the house for the win tsr. The following equipment and ma terial is needed : A workbench, suitable soil, a conrse soil sieve, a sprinkling can, a shovel, mnterial for drainage, pots, and. plants. The soil should be rich in plantfood and should contain sufficient sand and organic matter to prevent any tendency fur it to harden or bake upon drying. When moist. It should fall apart readily when squeezed in the hand. Equal parts of a good 'onm, clean snnd, and woll-rotted nia mre or compost, all worked through a coarse sieve, will prove suitable for irdinary work. Th following may be considered essentials of good potting: (a) The soil should be moderately moist throughout ; (b) the pots should ')e Clean nnd soaked In water hefnrp using; (c) the pots should be of n size suited to the plnnt; (d) pots foui Inches in diameter and larger should be filled one-fourth full of pieces of broken pots to provide for drainage; (e) the plants should be placed at the proper depth and in the center of the pot; (f) the soil should be filled nbout the roots carefully by hand and then made compact by pressure with th thumbs ; (g) the plants should be wa tered thoroughly after nottlnir nnd thpn placed away from direct Iiirht for n flnv or two tir.til they are established. If tne soil has been properly comnnctpri about the roots, it will be nosslblp to remove the pot by turning It upside uavn ana giving the edge a slight jar, the soil remaining compact. As the plants grow so that their roots fill the pots they should be shifted to larger pots, if they are intended for inside use. Practice in shifting may be given along with potting if there are pot bound plants on hand. High school teachers of agriculture who have not received the document dealing with home floriculture may ad dress the states relations service of this department. Concealed Weapons. "Did you hear? The Crosbys were so generous as to give their sedan to the Red Cross. I wonder what was the matter with it." "My dear, you do knit bee-utlfully, but what Is lt?" "The major looks so formidable in his uniform, doesn't he? Too bad, the poor man never wore it at home." "Here comes Miss Veriplain in her red-white-and-blue hat. Who would have thought anything could become her so well !" "You will go from house to house ennvnssing for the Liberty loan, Miss Stout. My dear, you have the right idea." "You put down 20 quarts of beans? Splendid! Splendid! I do so hope they'll keep for you this lime." "The Red Cross Is to be congratu lated, my dear, in securing the serv ices of a woman of your venrs nnrt long experience." Edmund J. Kiefer in Life. State of Ohio, City cf Toledo, LucaJ County ss. Frank J. CJieney makes oath that he It eenior partner of the firm of F. J. Cheney Co.. doing business in the City of To ledo. County and Slate aforesaid, and thai said firm will pay the sum of OXE HUN' DRED DOLLARS for any case of Catarrtl that cannot be cured bv the use ol HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE. FRANK J. CHENEY. my presence, this 6th day of December A. D. 1888. CSeal) A. "W. Gleaaon, Notarv Public. HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is tak, en Internally and acts through the Blooe' en tho Mucous Surfaces of the System. DrusglFts, 7oC. Testimonials free. F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio. Strategy. "Glthcrty keeps a bundle of his wife's love letters tied up with a pink ribbon." "And he's been married for years ! A sentimental chap, Isn't he?" "Not particularly, but he's crafty. B digging that bundle of letters out ol bis trunk at the psychological moment iie has stopped many a tirade." Concrete Railroad Tie. Italian steam und street rnllrnnri.. nre experimenting with a concrete ti that rocks slightly, affording uniform elasticity and a more perfect align ment of track than wooden ties. Decolorizing Carbons. English experimenters have nt lpnnr partlally discovered the secret proc esses useu in the manufacture of German and Dutch decolorizing car bons for the sugar Industry. Sea Coast Sand Binder. Califorulans say there is no coast sand binder that surpasses In effectiveness Ammophila arenaria, sea bent grass. It has done moro t,. the shifting dunes oi Golden Gate pars, Sun Francisco, than any other agency. Decidedly Unusual. A Wisconsin man's defense nralnnt his wife's divorce suit was on tho grounci that she refused to speak to him and compelled hlra to huv n nhn. graph for company. f ut r & ' - ted r "p"'KAff. VTI '- JM . -JU tJ'Vfc. ... . mm. 3 Overcoming Camouflage. An Americnn physicist believes that the advantages of camouflage or at least certain kinds of eamouflntre can be overcome by an opposing nrmy by providing its airmen nnd other scouts with colored glasses or screens of contrasting colors to use with field glasses, notes Popular Mechanics Magazine. When the colors of these screens are properly selected, uni forms and other objects may be made to appear in contrast. Instead of in harmony, with their surroundings, he claims. Camouflage ns practiced in mnny cases Is accomplished largely by the use of paint, objects being given shades, that blend with the landscape. In spite of certain difficulties thnt would arise, it is believed that such efforts nt concealment could be ren dered quite ineffectual by the means stated. Only One "EROMO QUININK" ro the ypnnlne.call for foil Dame LAXATTTfl URO.VO QU1NINH. Look for signature ol a. W. bHUVH. Cures a Cold In One Day. Wo. Hezekiah's Progress, Speaking at a dinner, Senator Pop ter J. McCumber of N'orth Dakota re ferred to the prog-ess of the farmer, and smilingly recalled this little story: Uncle Josh was on his way to town one afternoon, nnd chancing to see his mend Abner working In an adjacent Held, he paused for a small chat ovet the barbed wire fence. Incidental Inquiry was made nfter Abner's eldest' son, Hezekiah. "Hezeklah is In the city now," an swered Abner, with some 6how of pride. "Been there most a year." "Yes, I know that," returned Uncle Josh. "What I was wonderin' wns which side he was on." "Which side he was on," queried Ab ner, with a puzzled expression. "1 don't just quite git ye." "What I mean, Abner," explained Uncle Josh, "Is Hezekiah buyin' gold bricks yet, or has he started in to sell em?" A Dangerous Guest. "That fellow prided himself on be ing thorough. Wherever he goes, he gets to the bottom of things." "Then please don't invite him on out yachting trip." Sometimes it is hnrd to see the sil ver side of a cloud, but lt is there Put on the right glosses. He who thinks only of himself hasn't any too much to think nbout. Lesson In Thorough Bass. The use of the word "stuff" in the president's Thanksgiving proclama tion, comments the Brooklyn Eagle, furnishes the discord needed to empha size the harmony of the flowing rhe toric. In effect the president says "We are the stuff." If our enemies twist it we shall not care. James G. Blaine was called the "plumed knight" by In gersoll, nnd it pnssed for n fine com pliment, but Blaine thought it suggest ed the "white feather." If the presi dent thinks his boys are the stuff, we shall all agree with him. Here's where the kaiser gets n lesson in thorough bass. Hydrangea Hortenses A Fine, Healthy Shrub, Decorative and Easily wrevn. Should Eat Mushrooms. Wild mushrooms are n food thnt should be more largely utilized in this country now that food Is scarce, ac cording to William A. Murrill, assist ant director of the New York botnn lenl gardens, who thinks the people should he taught how to distinguish the poisonous from the wholesome va rieties. Wild mushrooms are eaten In this country almost exclusively by the foreign-born population. Why Thai Lams Back? JUorning lameness, sharp twinges wnen oenuing, or nn all-day back ache; each is cause enough to sus pect kidney trouble. Get after the cause. Help the kidneys. We Americans go it too nam. we overdo, overeat and neglect our sleep and exercise and so we are iast Decoming a nation of kidney suuerers. t"o more cieatcs tnnn in law is the WW census story, Use Doan's Kldnev Pills. Thou sands recommend them. An Ohio Case Harvard St. Vnnnra. town. O. Ear.' "n-Vn-nft physicians said I was in such bad shape with kidney complaint I couldn't live six months, ti-o,. n n A months I was confined 10 me nouse, most of the time in bed. My limhS W A r a tarrlK,, swollen and my back Dained aoutolv T h a ktdnev SGorpttnnB vtrrtA gan'y - I had awful dffiyK , , " mo tinu ins cure i nas been permanent for years." wx uou i at Any stora, 60c a Bos FOSTER-MILBL'RN CO, BUFFALO. N. V. 3 i tun 9W6 s t tout tirtmlo of mrtl' nlpa to oraMiioaU dandruff. Baauty toUr r or Fadct Hlr, mxn y w n I-HnritflBU.