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It is a duty of the kidneys to rid blood of uric acid, an irritating poison that is con stantly forming in side. "t»ry Picture V Tell« a \ Stonr" the W When the kid neys fail, uric acid — » causes rheumatic HE attacks, headache, dizziness, gravel, urinary troubles, Ù. | weak eyes, dropsy or heart disease. ^3 Doan's Kidney p Pills help the kid- li neys fight off uric JI acid—b ringing In new strength to Jr weak kidneys and ' relief from backache and urinary ills. A TEXAS CAKE. _ T '. H. oarmany, 301 E. Bluff St.. Fort Worth, Tcxa», «ay»: "I wag in bed for weeks with terrible pains ' In my back. My feet were so bloated I could not wear shoes and my eyea swelled so I could hardly see. After doctors failed. I began with Doan's Kidney Pills. I rap idly grew better and in a short time was entirely well." Get Doan's at Any Drug Store, 50c a Bex KIDNEY PILLS FOSTER-MILBURN CO.. Buffalo. New York O' .«IV S % \: /j V DOAN'S PERFECT HEALTH. Tutt's Pills keep the system in perfect order. They regulate the bowels and produce A VIGOROUS BODY. Remedy for sick headache, constipation, Tuft s Pills TROUBLE IN DINING ROOM Little Mixup Between Ladies Accepted Philosophically by the Torpidville Landlord. '•At one time yesterday It looked like we. was going to have a little trouble here in the dining room, but it didn't come to nothin' much," related the landlord of the Torpidville tavern. "Maxine and Sylphie, the young lad les that are waitin* table, got to squab blin' about a p'int of etiquette, or the merits of their respective fellers, or something that-a-way, as ladies is everlastin'ly doin', and Sylphie, I reck on it was, told Maxine, or mebby Max ine told Sylphie—anyhow, one told the other that she wasn't no better than she ort to be. And Maxine,"" or Sylphie, whichever it was, got sorter fussy about it and answ'ered that she was too, and she didn't care who knew It! And then they kind o' tied in on each other and went 'round and 'round as it were, and it took 'em quite a while after it was over to wash the ketchup and broken glass out 1 of their coffers, as they call their hair. But that's all it amounted to, and there's no use In firin' 'em, for ladies will be ladies and there ain't no help for It." —Kansas Ciîy Sun. No Call for Anxiety. The citizen put the solicited coin in the hand of the tramp. "And now 1 want your assurance," he said, "that this money will not be used for any unworthy or unnecessary purpose." The tramp drew back. "You don't think f'r a minute that I'd waste it on food an' clothes, do you?" he indignantly demanded. Protecting Valuable Interests. "Why do you charge so much extra for putting in a load of coal?" "Well," replied the dealer, "you know coal is coal, and while it costs a little more, it is better to have any body that handles it bonded." To man the most fascinating wo man in the world Is throne he almost, but not quite, won. Nearly every shiftless man has a horseshoe nailed over his door—that is, if he has a door. V NEVER TIRES Of the Food That Restored Her to Health. , "Something was making me ill and I didn't know the cause," writes a Colo, young lady: "For two years I was thin and sickly, suffering from in digestion and inflammatory rheuma tism. "I had tried different kinds of diet, and many of the remedies recommend ed, but got no better "Finally, Mother suggested that I try Grape-Nuts, and I began at once, eating it with a little cream or milk. * A change for the better began at once. "To-day I am well and am gaining weight and strength all the time. I've gained 10 lbs. in the last five weeks and do not suffer any more from in digestion, and the rheumatism is all gone. "1 know it Is to Grape-Nuts alone that I owe my restored health. I still eat the food twice a day and never tire of It." Name given by 8 Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. ^ The flavour of Grape-Nuts 13 peculiar to itself. It Is Deutral, not too tweet i and has an agreeable, healthful quality that never grows tiresome. One of the sources of rheumatism is from overloading the system with acid material, the result of imperfect digestion and assimilation. As soon as improper food is aban doned and Grape-Nuts is taken regu larly, digestion is made strong, the organs dff their work of building up good red bleed cells and of carrying away the excess of disease-making material from the system. The result Is a certain and steady return to normal health and mental activity. "There's a reason." Read the little book, "The: Road to Well ville," in pl>ja. Ever read tke above letter? A a •at aiMaenrn «Vom Mme to time. They are gennln«. true, and fall of ha Interest. Adv. RIOTMAS f RED IN MYTN.fRADMQN and Today 1 & Vs % "o c vif v R lit ! : m 3 m jpxi ■'i (c) a y ■ V. - M i.m ■ ' • ■y->< f w. m i : ; , \ , ■ ■ i-' y I m I. m c m L ' j mm i z ■ v' - ' iff Ai m. 4 , Ai m |p Jpl A. à jSK.w< A 0 Ki : m i'j Vpd C27J&&FPÎ&& ZW r, ;:*Og 36 i P* \\ aMM ji j&mxzT' » 3 •' m : r E Etnas * YRIAD are the myths and legends that cluster around the Christmas tree. Its origin takes us far back Into pre historic times when our skin clad savage ancestors were tree worshippers and Reliev ed that a god or goddess dwelt In the evergreen. Long prior to the Christian era, the fir tree was used in Rome in the December holiday festivi ties of the Saturnalia and its branches were decked with little yellow Jeweled Images of pagan divinities, especially Y /JSV* AAr* m of Bacchus. In the Yuletide celebrations of the Druids of ancient Britain, the evergreen had a distinctive plane with Ivy. holly and mistletoe. The Druids believed that the evergreens sheltered the good spirits of the air who fled to them at the approach of cold weather. There Is a Scandinavian myth that tells of the true that sprang from the blood-soaked ground where two lovers met a violent death, and of mysterious lights that hovered about the tree at Christmas time. At the period of the winter sol the ancient Egyptians decorated their stice, houses with palm leaves which symbolized im mortality and the starry sky. At this period of the year the ancient Persians decorated the plane tree with ornaments and Jewels. An old German tradition gives Saint Wilfred the credit of transforming the tree worship of the savage Teutons to a Christian ceremony, about the year 725 that he led a party of priests Into central Germany for the conversion of the worshipers of god Thor. Prince Gregor, the grandson of a king, was with him. having been Intrusted to his care by the abbess of the cloister Phalzel. On Christmas eve they were fighting their way through the snow of the forest when they came upon the heathen tribe of Geismar. They were assembled under the thunder oak. symbolic of the power of Thor, and were pre pared to offer up sacrifice, priest of the heathens had chosen the young son of the chief as the fairest possession of the tribe, and he was to be offered, far the god was very i hungry and nee'ded the utmost atonement, The white-haired As the L venerable priest raised his stone hatchet on high and who was ready, prepared tor the stroke, Winfred appeared and warded off the blow with his staff. The people were gratified at his saving of their favorite and allowed him speech and he gave them the Christian creed. Then he and the Prince Gregor took their axes and cut down the Thunder Oak. As It was ready to fall the light ning came and split it In many parts and It fell The waiting tribe then beheld In its place a slender fir tree, green and sparkling and Winfred bade the tribesmen bear thi3 brought it down to kill the boy. asunder. odorous. tree to the hall of Grundhar, the chieftain, to there assemble about It and make merry. About this first Christmas tree the wild men of the woods first heard the tale of the shepherd boy ind the fields of Judah and it gripped their sturdy The tribes became Christian and ever hearts. • »fter used the fir tree as a token of the day of ■hrlsfs birth The Christmas tree In its present style of to for In sold ut* ' ■' % air. are in of of 1. > 4 $ >■ m s. - A 5f. It , : .£' S' * isg; & a a S 1 usage cannot be traced back farther than the six teenth century. It then existed only in the Rhine valley, to which narrow limits it was restricted for more than 200 years. At the opening of the nineteenth century It spread to the rest of Ger many, and fifty years later had reached Bohemia, Hungary, Paris and England. German immigrants had already brought the custom to our own coun try and here It has become so popular that the , supply of trees In the city markets Is never equal to the demand. Linking the present with the dim past of un numbered centuries, there will this Christmas be displayed in American homes 5,000,000 evergreen trees. There are about 20,000,000 families In the United States, and one In four of these will make the Christmas tree a part of the celebration that Is at hand. This does not mean that only these will participate In the festivities of the season, for there Is still the stocking method of dispens ing gifts. But In this great number of homes It has become the custom to use the trees In ac cordance with the old-fashioned custom of sturdy. rural Germany. New York, the metropolis of the nation, uses far more Christmas trees than any other city in Yet the city is bo admirably located the world. from the standpoint of available forests that the supply Is always abundant and prices low. A quarter of a million Christmas trees are each year brought to New York, and all of them are sold during the week before Christmas. Over on Riverside Drive, where are the homes of the wealthy, expensive trees are sold. These are elaborately prepared, often being specially grown for the purpose and bring prices as high as $50. Yet the East Side gets its due proportion, and so abundant Is the supply that good shrubs may be had for 25 cents and 50 cents. The little trees grow quickly and the farmers are often glad to have them cleared 'off their land. As a result the people who count the pennies closely find the Christmas-greens within their reach. Father Knickerbocker lives right In the midst of the most productive Christmas tree section. The state of New York yields them abundantly Straight down from the Adirondacks they come in trainload lots. Northern Pennsylvania also produces them without stint, and so are all the nearby cities guaranteed an abundance, through New England there Is a general use of the Christmas tree. For a month past there have been hundreds of preparing the Christmas tree harvest for All men the youngsters who dwell in the towns and cities. In the smaller communities, provided the region produces the right sort of trees, the farmer him self cuts them down and - brings them to market. He sells these trees to market mem, to grocers, to florists and decorators. They are bought from him by the wagonload and cost little. Then they properly prepared and set upon the sidewalk. But preparation for the larger markets are dif ferent. In the hills around the greater cities making ready for Christmas Is begun two months before the arrival of the day to be celebrated. In Maine, for Instance, the men go out In gangs of four. They know their business, for they have gathered this self-same harvest for a generation. They hare bought the trees as they stand In the field, paying the farmer fire cents each fqr them. The butt of the tree is sawed off smoothly and ' painted over In order that the aap may be re tained. The limbs are bound down tight so as to save room in shipping. Then they are bound together in bunches of five, this being convenient for both shipment and sale. They go to market In open cars that they may be kept cool and pos sibly damp. Otherwise their tips might wilt and their attractiveness thus be lessened. They are sold direct from the cars to retailers and these make a point of keeping them always In the open air. Throughout the southern states the supply of Christmas trees comes from the southern pine that overruns the region. Ordinarily the markets are supplied by the wagons of the farmers, but in the bigger cities they come In carload and trainload lots. The fir Is abundant In Colorado, but It grows In high, Inaccessible places, and therefore the Douglas spruce and the lodgepole pine largely take Its place. This Is largely true of all the Rocky Mountain states. In California and the other Pacific Coast states the Incense cedar and the young coast redwoods are quite generally used as Christmas trees. The swamps of Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota furnish the markets of Chicago. St. Paul, Minneapolis afid Detroit. When the time Is ready for the indoor use of the tree it Is dug up and pared down to a graceful piece of earth as a base, vas about the base to prevent crumbling of the earth The whole of this is then fitted into a box or tub and Is ready to serve its purpose In the house. It is more solid and effective Indoors than the or dinary tree and never wilts or droops. It Is In reality a living tree. When the festivities are over the tree Is taken to the point where It is to be planted. A hole Is dug to fit its base. This may be successfully ac complished even where the ground Is frozen. The tree is lifted from Its tub, the cloth Is taken from around itB base and it Is fitted again Into the earth from which it came. The protected roots again take hold and the tree goes on growing without even a knowledge of Its holiday expe rience. It Is In no way injured. Nurserymen specially prepare trees for Just this purpose. Individuals may do the same thing with no more explanation than that given above. Trees from the native woods around any village may have their roots pruned In advance or they may be dug up with no preparation whatever. There Is a better chance of their flourishing when they have been prepared for the transplanting. But any evergreen dug up with a bit of earth about its roots should grow. There is also a manner of permanently marking trees without injuring them or Interfering with their growth. A tag fastened to a piece of wire will remain attached to a tree for a century. This tag may be of metal and on It may be stamp ed the date and whatever legend Is desired. The home of a growing family may thus be left with a permanent monument of all the Christmases that have passed over the heads of the children that have dwelt within It. When these return to the ancestral hearth In their old age they can recall the planting of the trees and the events that hover about the occasion In question. Inci dentally, the landscape will have been beauti fied. and aside from the sentimental phase of it. much valuable timber produced. The Christmas tree Industry of the United States has assumed great proportions and Uncle Sam Is making plans to place the Industry upon a permanently profitable basis through reforest ing large areas. Incidentally the new Industry has furnished an opportunity for hundreds of boys and girls to earn their Christmas money in a new way by harvesting the cones of evergreen trees. Of the nation's forest land, 60,000,000 acres are today covered with mature timber, while - 40,000,000 acres are well seeded with young growth. This leaves 100.000,000 acres that are either non-productive or only partly productive. It Is for this 100,000.000 acres that seed are to be gathered, and It Is upon this vast expanse that they are to be planted until the whole Is developed Into Its greatest possible yielding capa city, making it one of the finest forests that the world has ever known. Then a piece of can or any other sort of stout cloth is bound ' YJULETIOE. The wind across the snowclad hills, A restless spirit, roves. The murmur of the frozen rills Still echoes In the groves. The stripped trees, bending to the earth. Their tale of sorrow tell; Hushed are the sounds of recent mirth That peeled in every dell. Old winter breathes along the plain Its chilling breath of snow; The billows bounding o'er the main An added fury know; The sky Is frowning, gray and cold. The earth is brown and sere. Yet on each barren waste and wold The Yuletide bells ring dew. -» j Think of Xmas Write for o'er Catalogue V 5 * 5ALT LAKE CITY. UTAH Anyway, a woman can keep secret the mean things she knows about her self. GINGER H AC Js the name of HEWLETT'S Now House Journal Thousands of this Maga zine are being 1 sent out. On request will be pleased to send to any address— Free of Charge. Lots of good things in this little paper, and a postal card or phone call will bring one to you. A gossip is a woman who tells all she knows—and then some. Still the "Old Bank Still the Old Cordial Welcome Bat in a Handsome New Home For nearly 47 year« out of the 54 years of its existence, this bank occupied quarters at the northwest corner of Second South and Main Streets, De cember 9. 1912, it moved to its home across magnificent the street. The structure is the tallest—and one of the ttneet— between the Missouri river and the Pacific coast. The banking rooms are among the most splendid in the we«t. The facili ties are complete and modern. m ii! ïlllÜl'ij'lj nimm We hope the people of the In termouutain region will be proud of building and bank. Both are semi-public enter prises. Their purpose is to serve You. You are invited to inspect the banking jrooms and building __ when you are in Salt Lake City. <! 1 - The officers and directors will be pleased to greet y in the new home. Walker Brothers Bankers Salt Lake City Oldest bank between the Missouri river and the Pacific coast. Bank here by mail and identify yourself with this famous old insti tution. $i will start a savings account. Pessimism is worry systematized.— Judge. 4J You will, of course, need a Fanning Mill for cleaning up the present abundant crops. Black man & Griffin Co.. Ogden, Utah, are general agents for the well known "Clipper" Mills, also for Cream Separators and Incubat ors. In addition, they are buyers of seeds, oats, etc. Write them. A POSITIVE and PER MANENT CURE FOR Liquor and Drug Addictions Om » M pabltdtT. «• aickacn. I «die, treated aa privately aa in their ewa heme,. THE KEELEY IN STITUTE 334 W. Sooth Temple Street. Soil Lake City «Keeïey kmsi j "A Devil of A j Good Cement"'Jk I For All Purposes Jn\ FREE OOR LATEST ILLUSTRAT ED CATALOGUE. Explains how we teach barber trade tn eight weeks. Cull or write MOLER BARBER COLLEGE SALT LAKE CITY 13 Commercial Street No Partiality. Barber—What will you have on your hair? Customer—Don't get funny. I've got more than one hair. Barber—So I see. Pardon me: I meant what will you have on each.— Brooklyn Life. Its Function. Jlmson—What, in your opinion, is the true function of the modern news paper? Johnson—To distract attention from what in current literature are called the "best sellers." Real Proof. • "That," said Mr. Dustin Stax, "is a magnificent art treasure." "How do you know? By the paint er's signature?" "No. By my own signature on the check I gave the dealer." Unusual. "Was there anything remarkable about the meeting of the Ethical Cul ture society last night?" "Yes; there were ten men present who didn't have college degreeB of any kind."—Judge.