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IT h demonstrated that If the dry
land of tin- globe, tiie continent
uiil Islands, (mill lie leveled or
idioveled Into the oei'iill the latter
would cover Hie entire globe, xo Viist
anil drop Is the watery envelope. The
continents, then, a ml 1 heir Inhabitants.
A KOCiv I'lLI 5 AT ACOLIA, NEWMKXICO.
mlLjlit )'e i hlerod nimple accidents,
na linil lh' )!. remained quiesocnt
and iphe; of tin crust not oe-
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7' :Lst soil. li;..'p!ly for the Iranian race
f the reverse livid, and man has made
his luiine ujion what arc virtually the
toj8 of mountains or long I'L'vated
raountnin ranges ten miles in height
mejiKiirinp; from the top of the highest
.mountain to the deepest abyss of the
owm. Many changes have occurred
in the past millions of years since the
tlry land appeared, and doubtless many
of the mountains wore much higher,
hnt nature is ever carrying on a lieree
warfare, and slowly and imperceptibly
the heights are leveled, the mountain
peaks denuded, and the dry land
washed down the great river courses
into the sea; and theoretically, given
sufficient time, assuming that no ele-vati-iii
occurs, the entire earth may dis
appear. This wear and tear of nature is ac
complished In many ways, and is pro
duirhve of interesting results. Frost,
snow, wind and rain nre the principal
erosive agents which nre chiseling,
raiting, grinding and wearing away
the surface of the earth. The elements
arc all levelers, and the tendency is to
reduce the mighty monuments of na
ture and level them iu the dust. In the
accomplishment of this many remark
able natural monuments are made,
splendid in their dignity and grandeur
Instances are found in the Garden of
the Gods, in Colorado, where pillars,
towers, monoliths, arches, gateways,
titanic newel posts and forms and
shapes of every possible kind and de-
sjcii are seen the work of frost and
Kut it is further west that the most
v striking effects of erosion are found.
In the region to the west of Salt Lake,
anil from there on, in what was for-
roerly known as the Great American
Deisert, every overland passenger has
been entertained by the weird and pic
torpsqne works of nature.
One of the most interesting of the
largest buttes Is the famous Enchant
ed Mesa, which has been written up as
a novelty by many modern writers and
over AVhich much discussion lias oe-
rtsrrcd. -This mesa is a type of ex
treme isolation and abruptness, the
tains being so steep that ascent is ex
tremely diilicult to the average climber.
A typical butte is well shown in the
ncwmimny illustration a rock pillar
COLUMN' OF SHALE, SHOWING EliODED
BASE EAULE ltpCK MONT Si EXT.
at Aconia, New Mexico, photographed
by G. Wl.arion .Tames. Harder than
the rest of its surroundings, it hn re
sisted the lb " 'Is and rains of cen
turies, and sn.r.ds, a gigantic nioiiu-
... .'-u!.;'!ni uu-ilitv of certa'j;
portlmi-s of (lie Miifaci'. Tills plll-ic i
on irly a diminutive ljn liinied Mo.i.
It may hue I mm ii aires in extent at
nunc e;:r!.v age, i'iwlndll-ig away with
each Mleei : A e year, (lie pillar being
the liiiirt or eoie of a Kuim-tlme lolly
and Isolated mesa.
In the famous fiAsil fun -ts of the
SiHlthwest tlie fossil tiers often form
Interesting columns which have delled
the eleimnts. In the accompanying
picture Is shown I'.agle Hock Monu
ment, a pillar In this reulon; nut the
trurk of a tree, but a colum:i of hale
piled layer upon layvr which fr some
reason has resisted the elements and
stands alone. Its base is fast disap
pearing, the tains even In tic photo
graph being set 11 to be crossed lilid
lined by the torrents which have
ponied down its sides and which ulti
mately will carry it entirely away, dis
tributing it over the surface .and
linally the column itself, w aliened and
undermined, will topple over and be
reduced to Its original composition of
dust or gravel. Around the base of
this pillar are seen the sections of fos
sil trees which have rolled down the
slopes, telling a remarkable story of
some change which has wiped out a
great forest and devastated the land.
A HUMANE HORSESHOE.
Made of ICtibbrr hii1 1'rrvcnU Knulna
('onsidrrable attention has been at
tracted to the new humane rubber
horseshoe which recently anneared on
the market. The primary object of
shoeing to-day is, or at least ought to
lie, for the purpose of controlling and
directing the growth of the feet so
they can act as a base to support the
limb properly. Lameness in horsey i
while unshod Is often verv ilissimibil I
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to the same ailment while in a shad
condition. While unshod the sole of
the foot Is most likely to suffer, but
when poorly shod the portion above
the sole becomes the centre of pain,
which causes a general disturbance.
A horse often becomes lame because of
insullicient quantity in the matter of
hoof, while an over quantity may be
the cause of lameness common to the
The humane rubber horseshoe re
lieves the jar and prevents contraction.
which Is the chief cause of producing
bruises (commonly calh'd corns) which
are situated between the bar and wall
A H CM AXE HORSESHOE.
of the foot. This trouble usually ren
ders the horse unlit for service, lly
using the humane rubber shoe the life
of the horse is prolonged, and many
bad habits that the animal is subject
to- are avoided, such as ankle cutting.
tendon and knee bruising, and forging
is also prevented. The animal cannot
injure himself on the street or in the
stall with this slgie, and the wear is
equal to any metallic shoe. It pre
vents the horse from slipping and gives
to tlie foot frog pressure and full rub
ber bearing on the whole margin of the
foot, there being a thin covering oi'
sole leather on the upper side of the
shoe which prevents tlie hoof from
coming in contact with the rubber.
There is no hot fitting with this shoe.
thereby avoiding the absorption of the
natural oil of the hoof, and the owners
of horses should realize that the
horse's foot must be protected while in
use on hard pavements and where it is
deprived of natural protection which
the soil affords and where the foot will
in a great measure take care of itself.
1I:in.1U- Mim'Ji (irill.
About -lo.Oiiu sovereigns pass over
the Rank of England counters everv
Miuie in en sleep wen nceause they
.i i i ."w.i . hi.-, ..i . auu mulls IjV-
iusc they havtu't uuy.
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New York City.-Simpl,. waists al
ivays possess tin li.li. rent charm and
e essentially smart. I Iim attract. vo
May Mantoii model Is shown in peau
CUAnillNG, SIMPLE SIIIHT WAIST.
Uf'ynge, in reseda with stltehings of
cortieclll silk in a darker shade, is
trimmed with drop buttons of open
work silver and makes part of Mhe
entire gown; hut the design suits all
gown and waist materials, the odd
bodice as well as the costume.
The foundation lining is smoothly
and snugly fitted and closes at toe cen
tre front. The waist propciyeonsists
of a plain back and deeply tucked
fronts and closes invisibly beneath the
tuck to the left of the centre in con
formity with the accepted style of the
seasou. The hack is drawn down at
the waist line but the fronts blouse
BLOUSE Oil SHIRT WAIST
slightly over the belt. Over the shoul
der seams are applied pointed straps
that fall over the sleeves and give the
long shouldered effect. The sleeves are
lull and are finished with pointed cuffs
At the neck is a stock that is cut to a
point at the centre front.
Graceful and Effective.
Double breasted waists are essential
ly smart and have the added merit
)f being generally becoming. The
stylish May Manton model shown in
:he large drawing is adapted to all
vaist materials, silk, wool, linen and
'otton, and to the fashionable shirt
vaist suit as well as to the -odd blouse.
:n the case of the original it is made
if sage green albatross stitched with
dack and trimmed with small buttons
.bowing black, green and gold.
The lining fits snugly and extends to
:ho waist line only and closes at the
entrc front. Both the fronts and back
)f the waist are tucked and stitched
lat, the back for its entire length, the
'roots to yoke depth, and are arranged
ver the foundation. The back is
miooth and snug, but the fronts are
jathered and the Mouse slightly. The
ight front is lapped over the left to
dose in double breasted style. The
sleeves are the new bishop sort and
ire amply full above the cuffs. The
lock is finished with a band over which
s the regulation stock.
The quantity of material required
or the medium size is four yards twen-
y-one inches wide, three and three
'oiirth yards twenty-seven incises wide
ind one-half yards thirty-two
wide or two and one-eighth
fortv-four inches wide.
. ! Skirts laid iu generous pleats that
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(iiincal tlie seams and nre titc,',,,I fat
at their upper portions, are im"ng the
Latest shown mid an. ,.Milr.-nlly grace
ful and c'VefU. ,'Vlie smart mode:
shown in nie la..:e'V,"awlng Is shaped
with nil'"' gor-s tl'M allow only n '.now
ppjire" between the pleats H hicll iio-
rutpc.-s ami witn me liare on eacn
fjiv ;rivc a htylisli tlonm-e elVect where
,,hey fail Tree.
The skirt is cut in nine gores that
widen perceptibly as they approach
lie lower edge and nre specially
idapfeiT fo narrow goods. At each
seam, so arranged as to cover if, is a
deep pleat that is stitched Hat to
tlounce depth. At the back is a Hat in
verted pleat that gives the requisite
snug tit about the hips yet provides ful
ness below. The lower portion falls In
soft full folds'that give a tlounce effect.
Invisible- or Princess closings with
yoke effects are seen upon many of the
latest and smartest waists. This styl
ish May Manton model includes both
features, the tucking being graduated
to give a yoke effect at tlie front, Avith
one of the newest collars and the fash
ionable full sleeves. The original is of
liid louisine silk, cut bias and
rimmed with pipings of black velvet
and carved metal buttons, but all
waisting materials are appropriate,
silk, wool and cotton.
The waist is made over a fitted lin
ing that closes at the centre front
separately from the outside, but which
can lie omitted whenever washable
fabrics are used or less warmth is de
sired. The waist consists of a smooth
fitting back and of fronts that are
stitched iu tiny tucks at the neck and
shoulders, with a wide tuck on each
front, that meet In the centre and cover
the hems through which the invisible'
AND NIXE-(JOUED SKIRT;
closing is made.. The hack is gathered
and drawn down snugly at the waist
line, but the fronts blouse slightly: over
the belt. The right front edge is
lapped over the left beneath th wide
tucks so bringing the edges- together.
The sleeves are full and are finished
with cuffs cut to match, the pretty col-
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A SMAUT ELOrSE.
stock is the
:The nu'-ii with a
Vesu't mind if - peep
uataiuui r nf
The Rcm-ikab?e Ex
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a Hich En(!or3rme
Congri'iiS 3Iet'kisou of Ohio.
Hon. David Mtckisnii is well .known not
only in ins own SUU but throughout
America. Ho wua elected to the lilty
tuth Congress by n very law inuj"nty,
and in the acknowledged leader of party
in his section of the State.
Only one Haw marrcii the otherwise, com
plete suece.-is of this rising Htntcmuaii. Ca
tarrh, with it insidious approach and te
nacious graup, was his only uneompicred
foe. For thirty year he waned unsuccess
ful warfare ngainst this personal eucinv.
At last l'eruna came to the rescue, lie
have nnel several bottles of I'e-
rttna uni 1 feel ari'atlV bencltca
thereby fro m my catarrh of the hen -.L
1 feel encouraged to believe that If I
use It a short time longer I n HI be
fully able to eradicate the dim- of
thirty years' ntandtng.,, L 'll
lleeklHon, Member of Lonjre.
It you do not derive prompt and satisfac
tory results from the use of l'eruna wnta
at once to Dr. Hartman, givinz a full state
mrnt of vour rasp and he will be !'' 1
to give you his valuable advice pnt.s.
Address Dr. Hartman, rresklcnt ut J. tie
Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, Ohio.
A PHILOSOPHICAL MILLIONAIRE.
Attorney If you leave all your
property to your Becond wife, your
children will certainly try to break
Rich Client Of course! That's what
I want them to do. I want them to
have their full share of my money.
"Then why bequeath it all to your
"Well, you see, it will be easier for
my children to break my will than i'c
is far me to break hers." New York
SUCCESS NOT SURE.
"Well," said the cheerful wife, who
thought sne had a soprano voice, "if
the worst cornea to the worst I could
keep the wolf from the door by sing-
"I don't doubt that would do it," re
plied her pessimistic husband, "but
suppose the wolf should happen to bu
deaf?" Philadelphia Press.
STILL MORE YOUTHFUL.
Raynor Don't you think a boy only
sixteen years old is too young to ba
Shyne Huh! Age is nothing. We
have got an absolute monarch at my
house that's only two years old. Chi
cago Tribune. ,
"Talking of misnomers, .there's 'rock
and rye.' Now, there's no 'rock' about
it. It's just whisky syrup."
"Perhaps the word 'rock' is meant
to suggest that it comes in quartz, and
that it's gneiss." Philadelphia Press.
"Two years ago my hair was
falling out badly. I purchased a
bottle of Ayer's Hair Vigor, and
soon my hair stopped coming out."
Miss Minnie Hoover, Paris, 111.
Perhaps your mother
had thin hair, but that is
no reason why you must j
go through life with hali- R
starved hair. If you vanf g
long, thick hair, feed it
with Ayer's Hair Vigor,
and make it rich, dark,
CI flft n hnitU All frntf(a V
If your drujrctefttiStt&t; supply you, f '
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of your nearest cxproBfl oiiioc. Atlilrctp,
Genuine stan:p;d C C C. Kerer sold la fcsl
Beware of the dealer waj Irifs to :.