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MDORSESTAHLAC fBobert Schultze Was Tortured . With Rheumatism for Two k Long Years He Says. SoULDNT WORK AN HOUR 1 Hava As Much Vim and Energy Af I Ever Had and Can Work All Day— Gained Ten Pounds. Robert Schultze of 819 West Poplar street, San Antonio, Texas, who has been a resident of that city for fifty years and a contractor and builder for twenty-five years, made a remarkable statement regarding his experience with Tanlac recently. “About two years ago,” said Ur. Schultze, “rheumatism got bold of me and all the energy I had seemed to leave me. I suffered torture, espe cially in my shoulders and knee joints and I couldn’t work an hour without my shoulders giving out completely. I had become Irritable and unstrung as a man can be and nothing seemed to do me any good. “Finally after seeing the fine results of Tanlac In the case of some of my relatives, I began using It and I am entirely free from all pain and symp toms of the rheumatism and Pm glad to say tljpt my grouchy, Irritable feel ings are gone too. I have gained ten pounds and this strikes me as being mighty fine for one of my age. I have as much vim and energy now as I ever had and I can work all day long. Alto gether Tm simply feeling fine.” There Is a Tanlac dealer In your town.—Adv. Activity of Russian Women. As Russia was the first country where women were given control over their Inherited property, and as Petro grad has had for some years the larg est medical college for women In Eu rope,-It Is not strange that women have taken such an active part In the mllltasy campaigns. In all the revolu tionary movements the women stu dents have been made dangerous per haps, to the government, than the men. It Is believed that the majority of the women amazons are evolution ists and that their military experience was sought for the opportunity It gave them to spread their doctrine. Ten smiles for s nickel. Always bay Red Cross Bag Blue; have beautiful, clear white clothes. Adv. KING LEWANIKA’S STATE BOAT Royal Craft Is 100 Feet Long, Carries Monster Elephant Emblem, Court Jester and Musicians. “While traveling In Rhodesia,” writes a contributor In the Wide World Magazine, “I managed to get a glimpse of King Lewanlka’s state barge. The chief of the Barotse is a flne fellow, but I was much amused one afternoon to see him going out for a row attired in a top hat and a gaudy dressing gown. « “Soon after the rains-commence the Barotse valley Is flooded and natives migrate to the sandy belt some miles away for the season. The king al ways makes the trip in the royal barge, an enormous craft about 100 feet long. In the center are two compartments, both covered in, one being the living room and the other the sleeping quar ters. On the roof of one of these com partments Is erected a monster ele phant, as a sort of kingly emblem, while on the other stands the court Jester, who, on this occasion, amused the populace by pretending to hunt and shoot the elephant. A band of 20 musicians were accommodated on the barge, in addition to whom there were 50 or GO paddlers and a host of bailers, for the barge was by no means water tight. To the accompaniment of weird music and barbaric song the huge craft was propelled along on Its journey, the return voyage taking place four or five months later.” A National Blessing. According to Dr. R. F. Griggs, who has Just come back from Katmal, the latest “largest volcano,” its 1912 erup tion will be the last for thousands of years. Wouldn’t it be a comfort If some explosive human beings would blow ofT once and shut up for a like period? —New York Sun. Milwaukee merchants will cut down free deliveries of merchandise. WHEATLESS MEALS! DONT BOTHER me- ■** fio&Gy. JT~ ' JUST TPY (44 POST TOASTIES HST CORN FLAKES EVER! The Married Life of Helen and Warren By MABEL HERBERT URNER HELEN'S ATTEMPT TO CURB WARREN'S GENEROSITY BRINGS ON AN INTOLERABLE SCENE (Copyright, 1917. by the McClure Newspaper Syndicate.) “Y o u’v e paid for everything!” protested Helen resentfully. “The parlor car seats, the lnncheon —he didn't even Up the porter.” “Oh, Carson’s all right,” War ren was unstrap ping the suit cases. “He’ll square things up." “No, he won’t. Mabel Herbert UiMV They never do their part—that’s why I didn’t want to come with them. I knew Just how it would be.” “Now see here,’’ angrily, “we’re out for a holiday, and I’m not going to squabble over a dollar more or less. Don’t you begin— ’’ “Sh-sh, dear, not oo loud—they’ll hear you! These walls are so thin. I wish they hadn’t given us adjoining rooms.” “Huh, lucky to get anything. Atlan tic City’s always crowded over Sunday. Lot of Philadelphia people stop at this house. Come on, let’s have a swirl down the boardwalk.” “It’s after five now,” demurringly. “If we go out tonight, I ought to rest a while before dinner.” “Then lie down —don’t keep on your feet pottering over your things. Hello, there!” Warren knocked on the door between the two rooms. “Want to take a turn on the boardwalk?” “I’m ready.” Mr. Carson opened the door. “But Millie says she’s too tired.” With the brisk vigor of men off for a holiday, they slammed out, their voices ringing back as they strode down the hall. “There’s no hangers In this closet,” complained Mrs. Carson through the still open door. “And it isn’t big enough to hold anything.” “It can’t* be smaller than the one in here.” Helen was hanging up War ren’s dinner coat. “You’d think these new hotels would have larger closets. What do people do who come down with a lot of clothes?” “Oh, I want you to see these slip pers. Did I tell you about that place where they paint them any shade —to match your gown?” Although the rooms were the same price, the Carsons had taken the bet ter one. And now, while Mrs. Carson expatlhted on the slippers, Helen could not help but notice the room and the things strewn about. An expensive fitted suit case partly unpacked, some French lingerie and a suit of blue silk pajamas lay on the bed. Warren could not afford to wear silk pajamas, yet he was always the first to draw out his wallet, thought Helen indignantly, he was always the one who paid. “Aren’t you thirsty? Til ’phone down for some ice water.” Helen was back in her own room finishing her unpacking when the water came. She heard the clinking Ice as the boy emptied the pitcher. “Have you any change?” Mrs. Car son came to the door. “I haven’t a thing but a five-dollar bill.” Helen supplied the dime for the tip. Small as was the amount, it added to her resentment. “Are you going to lie down a while? I think I will,” as she closed the door between them. After the tiresome trip on the train, the fresh linened bed seemed luxuri ous. She tried to doze off, but her mind was filled with rankling thoughts. There would of course be no dinner check, for it was an American-plan hotel, but tonight they would spend the evening on the boardwalk and then go somewhere for supper. Would Warren have to pay for that, too? It was all so one-sided. Even about the rooms, when the bellboy ushered them up, Warren had insisted genially on the Carsons taking the larger one. And at luncheon in the dining car they bad ridden backward —yet Warren had paid the check. With an effort, Helen arrested this train of thought. How foolish to spoil her whole trip in this way. All her worrying would not curb Warren’s liberality. After a restless half-hour rose to dress. They would not dine'until seven, but toaight she did not want to be hurried. She had just finished her hair and was getting into her gown when War ren burst In, brandishing a huge, grin ning rag doll. “How’s that for a beaut?” tossing It at her. “Nice playmate for Pussy Purr-Mew.” “Oh, Warren, how foolish 1 You didn’t buy a thing like that?” -Won it at skee ball. It’s a great game down here. Carson’s a dub at it—didn’t get a blamed thing with over seventy balls. But he got the hang of a hoop game all right—won a couple of tin-headed canes. She’ll kill him,” with a chuckle, “if he ever tries to carry ’em.” Halae, loathing heraetf lor har amallnaaa, waa wondering who had paid for thaaa gamaa. THB CHEYENNE RECORD. Originator of ‘Their Married Life.” Author of "The Jour* Del of ■ Neglected Wife,” "The Woman Alone,” Etc. “Only two chairs In here?” as he ripped off his coat and vest and threw them over the back of the one straight chair. “Dear, It's the most uncomfortable room—no place to put anything. And only one side window 1 It’ll be so stuffy we can’t sleep,” thinking of the | Carson’s room with the two front win dows. x_ “Well, It’s only for one night. Where’d you put my collars?” “Sight here—l’ve given you this drawer. Dear, what’re we going to do after dinner?" “Oh. bum along the boardwalk —and finish up at some cabaret” “Do we have to have supper? Ton'll have to pay for It, If we do.” “Now see here,” Irately, "I told you—■” “Oh, I know, but I can't help It It Isn't fair I It makes me furious to see them Impose upon you. That’s why they were so eager to come with us. They know you always pay for every thing.” “How about the time they took us to dinner and a show afterward?" “We’ve had them to the house twice since then,” “Huh, grudging people what you give ’em In your own home, eh?” Jerking on his dress shirt with a disdainful snort. “Warren, you know I love to enter tain. And when we go on a trip, I want to do our share—and more! But It makes me wild to see—” “Now that’s enough! Drop It, I tell you! Where’s a brush? Here’s some of your Infernal powder on my coat.” Helen brushed the white smear off the sleeve with a repentant: “Dear, Pm horrid, I know. After all It’s your money—l’ll try not to say another word while we’re here.” “Oh, Carson’s the right sort,” thrust ing Into his pockets the change and keys from his other suit. “Men are a whole lot more particular about keep ing up their end than women —but they don't talk so all-fired much about It. And they don’t spilt over every flve eent piece. Beady? Knock on that door and see If they’ve gone down.” As Helen turned to the connecting door she stopped petrified. It stood ajar—almost an Inch. Drawing nearer, she heard distinctly Mrs. Carson’s voice, lowered to a cautious whisper. For a moment she stood dazed. War ren was waiting out In the hall, Impa tiently twirling the jangling key. He had not noticed the open door, and Just then she had not the courage to tell him. Switching off the lights, she joined him with a nervous “Let's not hurry them. ' They’ll come on down as soon as they’re ready.” Downstairs the well-dressed crowd of a popular resort hotel filled the lounge and lobby. Beyond was a vista of the long dining room with the white linen and glowing table lights. “We’ll wait for them out here.” Warren strolled over to the news stand. How 4uch had they heard, Helen was asking herself in anguished sus pense. Knowing the walls were thin, she had not talked loud, but with the door ajar, If they were listening, they could hear every word. What would they soy or do? The situation was In tolerable. “It’s ten after,” she suggested nerv ousl.% “Perhaps we’d better go In. They might feel more comfortable If we don’t wait.” “Oh, no, they’ll be along In a min ute. Here they are now.” One glance at Mrs. Carson and Helen’s heart beat slckenly. They had heard 1 * “Beady for the eats?” Warren fold ed up his paper In genial unconscious ness. “Just a minute.” Mr. Carson’s face reddened as he drew out his wallet. “Let’s square up our accounts, Curtis, before we go in. The parlor car seats were $3 and luncheon $4.30 —that right? That makes $7.30, not count ing the tips. Four dollars will about cover our half.” “Why, what does this •mean?” spluttered Warren. “I was going to settle up to night, but Mrs. Carson wants to do It now before we—before we go any further," he finished lamely. For one long, embarrassed moment Warren stood fumbling the bills. Then lie blurted out a protesting: “See here, Carson, we’re not going to spoil our trip by any misunderstand ing. Ton ought to —” “Hadn’t we better go In to dinner?” Interrupted Mrs. Carson, frigidly. "I think we’re rather late as It Is.” For a moment, Warren stood uncer tain, then helplessly thrust the bills in bis vest pocket. “This la your doings 1” between his gritted teeth, as they followed the sttf ly aloof Carsons Into the dining room. “Oh, they’ll bear you.” whispered Helen In wretched entreaty. “What If they do? They’ve heard every blamed word you've said! rd like to get oat of here by the next train. Well have a mighty coi " li able time a t It after this 1” HELP SOW SAVE PIGS Farrowing Pen Should Be Equipped With Wooden Rails. Prevents Mother From Crowding' Lit tle Fellows to Death—Provide Good Shelter From Cold and Rain—Have Solid Floor. We are asked by the president to Increase the production of our farms. In the face of the fact that the plea came almost too late for some farmers to radically change their plans, the acreage for cultivated crops has been wonderfully Increased. The five and ten-acre "corners of stump, or hillside, land which had previously been con sidered not worth the trouble have been broke for cultivation. A few farmers who have every avail able acre under cultivation must con tent themselves In trying to raise more to the acre and in conserving all they can. In this connection an effort to save the little pigs at farrowing time is un doubtedly a profitable and a patriotic method conserving the food supply. Contrary to some of the older farm ers’ ideas, do not let the brood sow, which is to farrow, make her bed around an old straw or hay stack. Pro vide a good shelter, well protected from cold and rain, and, preferably, hovlng a solid floor. Do not let the sow root a deep hole for a bed. She can be given a gen erous amount of straw for bedding at first, just to satisfy her animal in- Ralls Sava Little Plge. stinct. Later when she starts to far row It is wise to remove much of the bedding. The farrowing pen should be equipped with rails, as shown in the drawing. These rails may be made of 2 by 4 pieces nailed so that they are parallel with the floor, with six inches clearance underneath and with four inches or more between the rail and the wall. The purpose of this rail as well as the removal of superfluous bedding is to prevent the sow from crowding the little pigs to death. The rail per mits the little fellows to crawl behind and get out. Personally I find that “watchful waiting” is the best policy with far rowing brood sows. They usually start to farrow a few hours after they commence to make their bed. Then an hour or so spent in caring for the nnlmals frequently saves several of the offspring. After two or three pigs ere /arrowed the mother usually gets up, remakes her bed and turns over. At this time she pays little attention to the pigs that have come and'it is best to watch them. After the sow is through farrowing there is little dan ger of her lying on the pigs. - GOOD SYSTEM IS DESIRABLE Few Farmer* Make Plana to Dispoae of Unprofitable Fowls—Cull Out Undesirables. Very few farmers practice a sys tematic plan of disposing of their fowls after they have ceased to be productive, although it is well known that fowls of the heavier breeds, such as the Plymouth Rocks, cease to produce a profitable number of eggs at the end of their second laying year. This holds true of the lighter breeds, such os the Leghorns, at the end of their third laying year. Conse quently, if efforts were made to dis pose of all females when their best laying days were over, a large quan tity of poultry meat would be placed on the market. All poorly developed chickens should likewise be culled out and used as meat. This way of dis posing of unprofitable fowls would allow the farmer to feed his grain to younger and more productive fowls. FAIRS ARE GOOD EDUCATORS Fruit Grower Learns How to Produce Fine Specimens and to Improve His Own Methods. At a fair are exhibited the best pro ducts that had been grown In a state or county. Fruit growers can easily learn from the exhibitors how to pro duce such fine specimens of fruit and he also sees the best and learns the circumstances under which it has been produced. One cannot afford to let such opportunities as the fair pass unheeded. The fruit grower can in spect the work of others and compare with his own. and if it is better than he has been able to accomplish he learns how to improve his methods. DEMAND FOR SELECTED EGGS Whan People Aro Convinced That Product la Choice They Will Ad vert! ee the Fact It ahoold be remembered that It will take time to work tip a demand for aelected eggs, but when people are once convinced that the eggs can be depended on, they will not only call KEEP TOOLS UNDER SHELTER Practice of Leaving Harvesting Ma chinery in Open Reaulta In Consid erable Damage. Usually there are many who leave their harvesting machinery out In the weather for some time after all har vesting Is over. Such a practice results In considerable damage to the binders and other harvesting machinery. All farm Implements have advanced In price, and carelessness In taking care of them will cause considerable loss. At no time has the use of labor-saving machinery been'ln greater demand on the farms, and every farmer who has such machinery should by all means take the very best care of It. Just as soon as one has finished using an im plement It should be put under shelter and where It will be kept In good con dition for the next crop. Binders are easily broken if left In exposed places, where wagons and other farm equip ment are jammed Into the same cor ners. Quite often mowers, binders, wagons, etc., are all found in one tan gled mass In one corner of the shed, along with the drills and threshing machines. Such carelessness can only result In some of the machinery being damaged. By caring for such machin ery properly the lifetime of the Imple ments can be doubled. BEST GROWTH OF ASPARAGUS Plant Favors Soil Rich In Vegetabli Matter—Get Field Ready Dur ing Fall Beasen. Asparagus makes the best growth In soils abounding In vegetable matter. The field should be got ready In the fall. This means that manure should be used with the greatest freedom, and If clover sods are available, they should help materially In the starting of the plantation. Land of any kind to be planted with this crop should be heavily manured, and plowed In the'fall, repeating the operation and adding more manure the following spring. The plowing should be as deep as possible, although care should be ex ercised to avoid turning up too much of the sub-soli. Disk and cutaway harrows may be used to* good advantage In preparing the soil. Effort should be made to gel a fine bed to the full depth of the plow furrow, with all vegetable mat ter thoroughly incorporated with the soil. USEFUL CORN HUSKING RACK Device Bhown in Illustration Affords Convenient Seat for Husker—Place Btatks Crosswise. Many who husk their corn by hand find It very tiresome to sit on the floor or ground in a cramped position. A Corn Husking Rack. rack made as shown will hold two or three shocks and gives a better place for the husker to sit. Place the stalks crosswise of the bench in front of you. CORRECT WAY TO MILK COWS Scrape Droppings Into Gutter and Work Teats and Udders Clean- Keep Hands Smooth. Before commencing to milk the droppings of the cotts should be scraped ipto the gutter and the teats and udders worked clean and wiped dry. Always milk with clean hands, and If your hands are hard and rough keep a cup of goose grease or hard and sweet oil at the stable, and once a day, or before milking, rub a little on the- inside of your hands; just enough to make them feel smooth. Some of the grease should be rubbed on the teats if they are rough or cut with briars. An expert will milk a cow giving two gallons of milk in five minutes. A steady, even motion, filling the teat with milk at every pressure of the hands, Is the most rapid way of milking and the most agreeable to the cow. LACK OF SUFFICIENT TEAMS Many Failures Traceabla to Peer Ani mals and Improper Implements- Make Plans Ahead. The lack of sufficient teams to pre pare land, plant, cultivate and* gather crops has cost many a farmer heavily. In fact, many failures and partial fail ures could be traced to poor teama and lack of suitable Implements. Do not make such a mistake. Now la the time to begin to plan for the next crop SHEEP MUST BE PROTECTED Animal* Ara Mora Susceptible to CaM and Dampnaaa Than Any Othar Kind of Farm Mack. Soma farmer* aeem to Imagine that Just because a sheep has a flees* to protect It, that shelter from cold aad storma Is not nacaaaaiy, bat they should know that aheap an more aw cep tibia to cold and dampnaaa than on* other animal an the tarn. INFORM PUBLIC OF RED CROSS WORK Heads of American Relief Body Undertake Extensive Tour of the West TELL HOW HONEY IS SPEffl Henry P. Davison, Chairman of War Council, and Harry D. Gibson, General Manager, Make Long Trip. Washington.—At the request of th€ Red Cross war council, Henry P. Da vison, chairman of the council, and Harry I). Gibson, general manager of the American Red Cross, have under taken a tour through the West, In the course of which they will visit points ut which division managers of the Red Cross have been stationed. The pur pose of the trip Is to meet with repre sentatives of Red Cross chapters, also with those who have contributed to Red Cross funds and with the public generally. It is also the purpose of the w r ar council to reader an account of Its stewardship, to interest the people In the work of the Red Cross and to let the public know Just how tlie $100,000,000 war fund Is being uti lized. Beginning at St. Louis October 22, the schedule for the trip called for large meetings to be held successively at Denver, San Francisco. Seattle, Minneapolis, Chicago and Cleveland. Purpose of the Trip. In announcing the purpose of the trip, Mr. Davison authorized the fol lowing statement: “With the division of the United States Into thirteen districts, each headed by a successful business man serving this country through the Red Cross during the w r ar, the Red Cross organization In this country Is now complete. Also special Red Cross mis sions, made up of competent and sym pathetic American citizens have now arrived and are at work on behalf of the American Red Cross In France, Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Rouma uia and Serbia. “Collections to the war fund of the Red Cross up to October 1 amounted to $04,424,232.90, of which $6,269,566.57 has been refunded to chapters to pro vide for their own Red Cross activities. Up to that time the war council had appropriated from the war fund $25,- 090,870.41. The Red Cross membership has Just become more than four mil lion. Included in that membership are hundreds of thousands of American women who are knitting, making sur gical dressings and comfort kits. The I Red Cross war council Is seeking to I render an account of Its stewardship to the American people Id the most effective manner possible. It Is giving frequent announcements of Its activi ties and every fact concerning the work of the Red Cross is available to everybody. We now wish to go a step farther and give a detailed account of our stewardship, as well as to advise with Red Cross workers and support ers throughout the country as to Red Cross policy and methods. We have felt that this could best be done by ap pearing face to face before audiences nf representative citizens, telling the Red Cross story, answering questions, and ourselves gaining a more complete knowledge of public sentiment. Would Inform Public. “We are extremely anxious that the people at large should be fully in formed as to the methods and policies udopted in handling the great fund with which the Red Cross war council has been Intrusted and also that all policies and activities of the Red Cross should b£ In accord with a fully in formed public sentiment. The purpose of this trip Is not to solicit subscrip tions or to take collections, although we expect to give to the American people the latest advice we have re ceived as to conditions in France, Russia, Roumanla, Italy and Serbia. “Our reports Indicate that the Amer ican Red Cross has an opportunity to lend a helping hand and to carry a practical message of cheer to suffering iumaulty such as no philanthropic un dertaking In the history of the world has ever had before.” Accompanying Mr. Davison and Mr. Gibson on this trip is Rev. Robert Da vis of Englewood. N. J., who has Just returned from France, having gone to Paris with the American Red Cross commission in May. Would Make Paper From Straw. The manufacture of paper from the 4.500,000 tons of straw which must ac crue from the planting of 3,000.000 more acres of land in England to wheat is advocated by farmers of the realm. Prior to the war England man ufactured much paper, but, with the importation of foreign pulp stopped, the industry has lapsed. The board of agriculture of the Island has been «sked to act on the suggestion. HERE AND THERE Toleration la a bettor proof of lore than action. For ihlpplnt perishable goods long distances a Russian has Invented an urtlOdal lee. made by freeslng solu tions of salt at various degress of concentration. A resident of Venezuela bus applied for a patent In that conn try upon a near dry process for recovering tan ning estracta from tbs fruit at tbs dlvl-dlvt plant.