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A BOTTLE HE SAYS Btorgla Fanner Says Tanlao Re lieved His Rheumatism L t Entirely. , SUFFERED 45 YEARS ■I Am i Well Man In Every Way and Feel aa Strong and Healthy ae I Ever Did,” He 8aye. f "I wouldn’t take five hundred dol lars In cash for the good four bottles of Tanlac did me," said J. M. Mallory, a well-known farmer of Stonewall, Georgia, a short time ago. "For forty-five year I suffered al most every day," he continued, "and was so crippled up with rheumatism that I had to hobble around on crutches. My knees were so stiff I could hardly bend them and often I have been so weak that I have had to take to my bed for weeks at a time. More than half the time I couldn't do any work. i. had indigestion and stom ach trouble, too, and my back hurt ao bad that I couldn’t lay on my left aide at all. I tried every medicine I saw advertised and many prescriptions be sides, but kept getting worse. "My brother living in Atlanta told me what Tanlac bad done for him and begged me to try it Well, sir, I have taken four bottles in all and have thrown my crutches away for the rheu matism is entirely gone and I can Jump two feet off the ground without it hurting me a bit. I um a well man In every way and feel as strong and healthy as I ever did in my life." There is a Tanlac dealer in your town. —Adv. In Doubt "I wish you could find out how A stand with your father." "Why do you want to know?” "He gave me a tip on the stock mar* ket today." GREAT PRAISE FOR . GOOD MEDICINE Eight years ago we commenced selling Dr. Kilmer’s Swamp-Root, and during this time it has found many friends among our customers who speak in the highest terms regarding the benefits obtained from the use of Swamp-Root. We have never heard a single criticism. Very truly yours. MEIGS DRUG STORE. June Iff, 1016. Centerville, Ala. Letter to Dr. Kilmer £** Co. Binghamton, N» Y# Prove What Swamp-Root Will Do For You Send ten cents to Dr. Kilmer A Co., Binghamton, N. Y., for a sample size bottle. It will convince anyone. You Will also receive a booklet of valuable in formation, telling about the kidneys and bladder. When writing, be sure and men tion this paper. Large and medium size bottles for sale at all drug stores.— Adv. Oh, Myl Edith —I hear that you have lost your valuable little dog, Mr. Sopht. Mr. Sopht—Yes; in a railway acci dent. I was saved but the dog was killed. Edith—What a pity. Don’t be misled. Ask for Red Cross Bag Blue. Makes beautiful white clothes. At all good grocers. Adv. So Disinterested. "Count, my father has lost all his money.” "I will marry you, anyhow.” “Do you really mean It?" "Yes; a man like your father can easily make another fortune." A woman is interested in a man as long as he knows something she wants to find out. BROKEN DOWN IN HEALTH Woman Tells How $5 Worth of Pinkham’i Compound Made Her WelL tJm. Ohio.—“I WM all broken down In health from a displacement. On* of my ■ lady frienda came to see me and ahe ad vised me to com mence taking Lydia E. Pinkham’s Veg etable Compound ■id to use Lydia K. Pinkham’a Sanative ing your remedies and took $5.00 worth and in two months was a well woman after three doctors said I never would stand op straight again. 1 was a mid wife foe seven yean SDd I recommended the Vegetable Compound to ovary wo man to take before birth and after ward*, and they all got along so nicely that it sorely is a godsend to nfferinff women. If women wish to writ* to mo I wHll* delighted to snawer them.” -MiaJaMBOom, Ml Utelbit, Uma. Ohio. Woman who soffer from displace meats, irTOgniarltiea.jW aainsl'nead the tonic properties of tha S=?.'?ss!ssisa** , ‘ ARRANGE FOR MEASURES TO RAISE MONEY lolnt Conferees on War Revenue Complete Their Bill and Turn in Their Report TAX LEVIES WILL BE HEAVY Under Legislation Provided, Powerful Corporations Will Pay Their Proper Bhare for the Finances That Must Be Provided for the Successful Con tinuance of the War—Best Efforts of Statesmen at Washington Have Been Put Forward to the Accom plishment of the Country's Ends. Washington.—The Joint conferees on the war revenue bill completed their draft after two weeks of deliberation. As revised by the conferees the measure has been raised from the levy fixed by the senate of $2,416,670,000 to an aggregate of approximately $2,700,- 000,000. Chairman Simmons of the senate finance committee estimated that the increase made by the con ferees would approach $275,000,000. Profits lax Modified. The excess war profits tax, as agreed to by the conferees, is a modification of the senate bill, the principal changes being in the maximum and minimum rates of exemption upon which the tax Is to be determined. The senate graduated scale of exemp tions ran from 6 to 10 per cent, while the house exemption rate was 8 per cent. The conferees adopted the grad uated rate of from 7 to 9 per cent. The definition of capital, which was a point upon which the conferees ar gued for days, was modified so as to provide that the actual value of tangi ble property paid into a corporation or partnership or individual business before January 1, 1914, shall be taken as of that date. The proviso as to good will and other intangible prop erty has been somewhat liberalized. As to "Invested Capital." In calculating war excess profits the terms “invested capital” of corpora tions and partnerships wus declared to Include “actual cash paid in, actual cash value and other tungible prop erty paid for stock or shures at the time of payment or January 1, 1914, but In no case to exceed the par value of the original securities; paid in or earned surplus and undivided profits used or employed in the business, ex clusive of undivided profits earned dur ing the taxable year.” The allowance for intangible assets Includes “actual cash value of patents and copyrights paid in for stock or shares at the time of payment .... good will trademarks, trade brands, franchises ... if for bone-fide pay ments not to exceed the cash value.” It stipulates that such intangible assets exchanged for securities before March 3, 1917, not exceeding 20 per cent of the total, shall be included at a value not exceeding a fair cash value at the time of purchase. Postal Increases. A flat increase on reading matter of % cent per pound until July 1, 1919, and % cent thereafter was provided. Advertising matter exceeding 5 per cent of the total space would be taxed from % to cents additional until July 1, 1919, and from V 6 to 4% cents more until July 1, 1920; and from % to 6% cents to 1921 and from 1 cent to 9 cents thereafter. An additional tax of % cent per pound until July 1, 1919, and cent thereafter, on religious, agricultural, fraternal and similar publications was adopted. The 1 cent tax on letters, excepting drop letters and postal cards, was re stored by the conferees. A 1 cent ad ditional tax on postal and private mailing cards was added. The first class mall Increases are estimated to raise $90,000,000, and are effective 30 days afetr the passage of the act The senate provision exempting from post age leetters written by soldiers and sailors abroad was retained. Railroad Tickets Hit. The conferees levied 8 per cent in lieu of the senate rate of 5 and the house rate of 10 per cent on passenger transportation, estimated to raise from the compromise levy abouot $60,000,- 000 instead of $37,500,000 under the senate plan. The 3 per cent tax on freight transportation was retained and the tax on express transportation was increased so that 1 cent would be levied on each 20 cents paid Instead of each 25 cents. The house 10 per cent tax on Pullman accomradations, cut to 5 per cent by the senate, was restored and is estimated to raise $5,- 000,000. In lieu of the house 5 per cent tax on sales of automobiles by manu GARFIELD FIXES COAL PRICES Fuel Administrator Announces Final Decision, Which Will Ba Bind ing on All D<t lore. Washington. Fuel Administrator Garfield announced regulations, effec tive at once, for the limitation of the retail prices of bituminous and an thracite coal throughout the country. The fuel administration has fixed, la the conclusions arrived at, not the vedfic price which the retail dealer THB CHEYENNE RECORD. HEAVY NEW WAR TAXES HAVE HAD TO BE LEVIED BY CONFEREES APPOINTED BY SENATE AND HOUSE Washington.—The war revenue bill, ns Anally agreed on by the house and senate conferees provides for the rais ing of approximately $2,606,320,000, as follows : Income tax $ 842,000,000 Excess profits tax 1,110,000,000 Distilled spirits 135,000,000 Rectified spirits 5,000.000 Fermented liquors . 46,000,000 Wines, etc. 10,000,000 Soft drinks, sirups, etc... 14,000,000 Cigars 10,000,000 Cigarettes 20,000,000 Tobacco .... 25,000.000 Snuff 1,500,000 Cigarette papers 200.000 Freight transportation... 77,500,000 Express and parcel post. 16,000,000 Passenger transportation 56,000,000 Pipe lines 4.500,000 Seats and berths 2,250,000 Telegraph and telephone facturers and the senate federal license tax on owners, the conferees adopted a 3 per cent tax on all motor vehicles. Including trucks, payable by manufacturers, producers and import ers. Taxes of 3 per cent of manufactur ers’ ales of musical Instruments and Jewelry also were written In, with p tax of % cent a foot on motion pic ture film. New Inheritance Tax. A new system of graduated inheri tance taxes was written into the bill in lieu of the house plan and despite the senate’s rejection of such taxes. The new rates on inheritances, with those of Americans in military service exempted, range from one-half of 1 per cent on $50,000 estates to 10 per cent on estates of $10,000,000 and more. The bulk of the Increases of between $250,000,000 and $300,000,000 made by the conferees in the senate bill was secured from the postage, public utili ties and manufacturing sales section and the new inheritance taxes. With but few exceptions, the new taxes are effective with the passage of the act. Senate Version Stands. The income tax section was adopted virtually as written by the senate. The new 2 per cent normal tax on incomes of more than $2,000 for married per sons and SI,OOO for single persons Is In addition to the present law exempt ing incomes of less than $3,000 for sin gle persons and $4,000 for married per sons. Thus those between the new low exemption bases and the present ex emptions will pay only the 2 per cent tax. but single persons having an in come of $3,000 or more and married persons whose income is $4,000 or more would pay the full 4 per cent normal tax. The senate Income provision allow ing an additional exemption of S2OO for each dependent child to heads of families subject to the present law was retained. The exemption for children, however, does not apply to those sub ject to the new reduced taxes with the $2,000 and SI,OOO exemptions, respec tively, for married and single per sons. Surtax Is Agreed Upon. Surtaxes were agreed upon as fol lows : One per cent on Income over $5,000 and less than $7,500; 2 per cent be tween $7,500 and SIO,OOO ; 3 per cent between SIO,OOO and $12,500; 4 per cent between $12,500 and $15,000; 5 per cent between $15,000 and $20,000 ; 7 per cent between $20,000 and $40,000; 10 per 18 per cent between SBO,OOO and SIOO,- per cent between $60,000 und $80,000; 18 per cent betwene SBO,OOO and SIOO,- 000 ; 22 per cent between SIOO,OOO and $150,000 ; 25 per cent between $150,000 and $200,000 ; 30 per cent between $200,000 and $250,000 ; 34 per cent be tween $250,0Q0 and $300,000 ;37 per cent between $300,000 and $500,000; 40 per cent between $500,000 and $750,- 000 ; 45 per cent between $750,000 and $1,000,000, and 50 per cent on incomes exceeding $1,090,000. Increased Tax on Whisky. Increased senate rates on whisky and beer were virtually retained, and that on wines somewhat reduced. The tax on distilled spirits was made $2.10 ppr gallon when for beverage use and $1 less for industrial purposes, esti mated to raise $135,000,000. The amendment prohibiting importation of distilled spirits for beverage use was retained. Floor taxes to reach with drawn liquors were approved. Beer was taxed $1.50 per barrel additional, to raise $46,000,000, an Increase of 25 cents per barrel over the house rate. Present wine taxes were doubled. Taxes on nonalcoholic beverages were compromised. On prepared sirups and extracts the taxes gradu ated from 5 to 20 cents instead of from 3 to 12 cents a gallon were adopted. Grape juice and other soft drinks are taxed 1 cent per gallon, as provided by the senate in reducing the original 2-cent rate of the house. Senate rates on cigars and cigarettes were retained, but those on snuff were will be allowed to charge the con sumer, but the gross margin which the retail dealer will be allowed to add to the average wholesale cost of bis coal 4d making retail prices. The retail dealer will be allowed to sell coal to the consumer at a price representing an advance of not more than SO per cent over the retail gross margin of 1015. In no case, however. Is the gross margin from now on to exceed the gross margin "of July, 1017. Ifs for example, a retail coal dealer bought ■ particular kind of cool In messages 7,000,000 Insurance policies (new) 9,000,000 Automobiles (sale of).. 40,000,000 Musical Instruments (sale of).. 4,300,000 Motion picture films 3,000,000 Jewelry (sale by manu facturer) 4,500,000 Bporting goods 1,200,000 Pleasure boats 500,000 Perfumes and cosmetics 1,900,000 Proprietary medicines .. 3,000,000 Cameras 750,000 Admissions 50,000,000 Club dues 1,200,000 Schedule A, including playing cards 30,000,000 War estate tax'. 5,000,000 Virgin Island products.. 20,000 First class mall matter.. 60,000,000 Second class mail matter 14,000,000 Total $2*06,320,000 ' Increased from 4 cents to 5 cents ft pound. Stamp Taxes Fixed. Stamp taxes agreed upon are: Bonds of Indebtedness, 5 cents on each SIOO. Indemnity and surety bonds, 50 cents. Parcel post packages, 1 cent for each 25 cents of the cost of transpor tation. Capital stock, original Issues, 5 cents per SIOO. Sales and transfers,.2 cents per SIOO. Sales of produce on exchange, 2 cents for each SIOO value in merchan dise. Drafts, checks payable other than on sight or demand, promissory notes, except bank notes for circulation, and renewals, 2 cents for all sums below SIOO and 2 cents for each additional SIOO or fraction thereof. Conveyance papers, 50 cents be tween SIOO and SSOO and 50 cents for each additional SSOO. Customs house entries, from 25 cents to $1; entry for withdrawal from bonded warehouses, 50 cents. Passenger vessel tickets for ports other than those in the United States, Canada and Mexico, between $lO and S3O, $1; between S3O and S6O, $3, and above S6O, $5. Voting proxies, 10 cents. Power of attorney, 25 cents. Playing cards, decks of not morft than 54 cards, an additional 5 cents on the present rates. Taxes on life insurance, eliminated from the house bill in the senate, were amended and reinserted, raising about $5,000,000. Effective November 1 the new taxes on new insurance pol icies issued are 8 cents per SIOO or fraction thereof on life insurance and 1 cent per $1 on the premium charged on marine, casualty, fire and inland insurances. Amusement taxes agreed upon pro vide that all persons entering places of amusement free, except employees and officials on duty and children un der twelve, would pay a tax rate of 1 cent on each 10 cents or fraction thereof of the admission charge. This tax also would apply to cabarets and similar performances where the cost of entertainment is included in other costs, such as service. Holders of an nual box seats would pay 10 per cent of the annual rental. Nickel theaters and shows, rides and other outdoor park amusements with a maximum ad mission of 10 cents and benefit enter tainments and agricultural fairs wers exempted. After November 1, 1917, members of all clubs, except fraternal orders, pay ing more than sl2 annual dues would be subject to a 10 per cent tax. Exemptions Are Allowed. On excess profits the conferees agreed upon a minimum deduction of 7 per cent and a maximum of 10 per cent, instead of the 6 to 10 per cent fixed by the senate. Other exemp* tions are $3,000 for corporations and $6,000 for indivldauls. Corporations, partnerships and individuals having no capital stock would pay a flat rats of 8 per cent on net profits In excess of $3,000 for corporations and $6,000 for individuals and partnerships. Miscellaneous income tax amend ments Inserted by the senate wers generally adopted. Including the so called Jones amendment for a tax of 10 per cent on corporations* indis tributed surplus, without allowance for income taxes paid. The 10 per cent tax would not apply to undis tributed income actually Invested or employed In business or Invested in federal securities after September 1, 1917, and 5 per cent penalty for sui* plus retained but not employed is pro vided. In making provision for administra tion and collection of the new and existing taxes the conferees provided that the special tax of 12% per cent on war munitions manufactures shall be reduced to 10 per cent, but re tained to January 1, 1918. It now yields about $29,000,000 annually dud the senate had proposed its repeal. 1015 at an average of $2 a ton and sold It to the consumer at IS a ton, his gross margin was sl. Or. Garfield now allows him to add 30 per cent to this amount, making his gross margin' for 1917 |L3O, provided that Is not In excess of his gross margin In July last. If the retail dealer now pays an av erage of SS for the same kind of coal he will be aUowed to sell It to the con sumer for not more than |4SO a ton. Doctor Garfield selected 1915 as a normal coal production year. DAIRY CAMPAIGN PLAN Make Fullest Use of Every Drop of Milk Produced. Largs Portion of By-Product* Might Advantageously Be Made Directly Into Food for Human Consumption. (From the United States Department of Agriculture.) A campaign to have every drop of milk produced in the United States make the fullest possible contribution to the food supply of the country will be launched Immediately by the Dairy Divisions of the United States depart ment of agriculture. This campaign will be carried on with funds made available by the food production bill recently enacted by congress. At pres ent much skim milk and large quanti ties of other dairy and creamery by products are fed to farm animals when, according to dairy specialists, a consid erable portion of this might more ad vantageously be made directly Into food for human consumption. Dairy products constitute cheap forms of food. Whole milk, skim milk, and cot tage and other cheeses are high In pro tein and are useful substitutes for meats. In work for fuller utilization of milk In factories, the dairy division will devote special attention to cottage cheese manufacture. Creamery and milk-plant operators will be taught cot tage-cheese making by a corps of "spe cialists of the division, milk producers will be encouraged to send as much whole milk as possible to the cream eries, and efforts will be made to In crease the general consumption of cot tage cheese by the public. Other specialists of the division will aid state extension workers In conduct ing campaigns for the Improvement and increased manufacture of farm made cottage and cream cheese. These specialists also will conduct demon strations before groups of farm men and women. PLAN FOR CATCHING RABBITS Illustration Shows Scheme Recom mended by Department of Agri culture—Tile la Used. A clever plan for catching rabbits la recommended by the department of agriculture. It la a trap which catches the rabbits alive, and almost any boy can construct one quickly. The materials required consist of a twelve-inch sewer tile with a slx-lnch side outlet, and two lengths of slx lnch tiles. Tbe lpng end of the larger tile Is set downward In the ground so that the small side outlet Is below tbe surface, as shown. The two small tiles are connected with the side outlet so that the opening will extend out to the surface. The tiles are well covered with soil to exclude all light, and a close-fitting cover Is placed over the upper end of the large tile. The open end of the small tile may be surrounded with a few small stones and brush to make It Inviting to the rabbits. The rabbits are free to pass In and ont of the dens thus made. When they are located In one of them It Is an Tile Drain Trap. easy matter to close up the entrance and take them out of the large tile by raising the cover. Such traps are es pecially suited to open places or ot: prairie lands, where rabbits cannot find natural hiding places.—Popular Sci ence Monthly. USE AVAILABLE PLANT FOOD Material Must Readily Dissolve In Boil and Be Taken Up by Plant and Then Digested. Every reader of a farm paper most have encountered frequently the ex pression “available plant food.” As defined by Prof. R. R. Hudelson, It means the plant food which will readily dissolve In the soli water so that the plant can take It up. In the animal stomach there are certain di gestive fluids that dissolve the food so that it can be absorbed Into the blood stream. The soil must serve as a stomach for plants and as the plant food dissolves In the soil water It is absorbed Into the plant juices and moves up through the plapt where It can be used. The extra water evapo rates from the leaves and moves up, giving a constant circulation. From this It can be seen that only dissolved plant food can be used. Almost all soil materials can be dissolved to a slight extent but often the rate of dis solving Is too slow. FARMER SHOULD KEEP BOOKS Many Cannot Tall at End of Yea'r Whether Business Has Been Profitable or Not. Probably the moat expensive error usually made by our farmers 1s the failure to keep books that will enable them, at any time, to tell whether they are doing business at a profit or loss. Many of our farmers can’t ten at the end of the year whether they hare made money or lost money. Should any other business be con ducted In this manner, nothing bat failure would be ripened. POTATO DON'TS (1) Don’t Injure the selling and storing quality of your po tatoes by careless digging. (2) Don’t glut the fall mar ket and Injure your winter mar ket by placing large quantities of ungraded stock on the mar ket at harvesting time. (3) Don’t ship any frost-dam aged potatoes. It Is disastrous. (4) Don’t demoralize the al ready overburdened transporta tion facilities by shipping coll potatoes. Unless potatoes are extremely high In price culls will not bring transportation charges. (5) Don't overlook the advan tages of “machine sizers.” They are proving of great ‘ value In many shipping sections. (0) Don't expect machine sizers to grade for quality—only human hands can grade out the defective tubers. (7) Don’t mix No. 1 and No. 2 grade potatoes. There are customers who desire each sep arately, but do not want them mixed. (8) Don’t overlook the potato grades recommended by the United States department of ag riculture and the United States food commission. PLAN TO SAVE CLOVER SEED Should Bo One of Regular Routine Dutlee on Farm—High Price Justifies the Labor. Saving clover seed should be one of the regular routine duties on every farm. The high price and the uncer tainty of being able to secure good Clover Seed Gatherer. seed more than justifies the labor and expense of saving seed for home use If pothlng more. It Is only an Item In a well-organized system of diversified farming. A gatherer In the shape of a comb or stripper, which any farmer can make for himself, will enable him to easily save seed sufficient for his own use. Other methods will suggest themselves to yon when the time comes, only do not fall to save the seed. INCREASED SUPPLY OF MEAT Special Efforts to Be Directed Toward Hogs and Poultry by Depart ment of Agriculture. (Prepared by the United States Depart ment of Agriculture.) To stimulate quick Increase in the meat supply, the United States depart ment of agriculture will extend throughout the country the pig clubs which have been operated In 15 states and the poultry clubs which have been operated In nine states. In addition to the 33 specialists In hog production and 39 specialists In poultry produc tion who thus will be placed In the field at once, an additional specialist on hog production will be placed In each of the five principal hog-ralslng states. Hogs and poultry have been singled out as the live stock on which special efTorts will be concentrated In the cam paign for Increased meat production, because they give the quickest returns. The various pig and poultry clubs have already interested in the rearing of these animals large numbers of young people who otherwise would not con tribute to an increase In food produc tion. WEED SEED VERY PROLIFIC Given Crop Does Not Germinate First Season, But Distributes Germina tion Over Period. “One year of seed, seven years of weeds.** Weed seeds are produced in great abundance. A Riven crop of weed seed does not germinate the first season, but distributes its germination over a period of years. Seeds deep In the soil do not germi nate readily because of lack of oxygen, and those that do grow exhaust the stored food in tffe seed before reaching the surface. Seeds may lie buried in the soil for years without losing their power of germinating. Such seeds may germinate readily when brought to the surface. DETERMINE VALUE OF HORSE Feed Given Colt for First Eighteen Months Decides to Great Extent Slxe at Maturity. The feed a colt gets the first 19 months, and especially the first winter, determines to a great extent the alas of the colt at maturity. The else of a horse determines Its value very large ly. Good breeding gives wonderful pos sibilities, but It tabes feeding If these possibilities are to be fully realized, e MUDHOLES NOT PREFERRED Hoga Art Net Dirty From Cholot Cement Tank Filled With Clean Water la Moat Dealred. Hoga do not nee mndhOlra for bath tubs from choice. They rightly want • bath every day. bat had rather have a cement tank sank ten or twelve Inches In the ground and tilled with dear cool water than a modhole.