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Always Put Tents Between Parallel Lines
of Hills.
A. C. Htles, thp Australian corre
Spo4dent who was captured by the
Boer$ and released by President Steyn,
wrtitig frqN Burgh'ersdorp, sags:
"Possibly it may interest English
men ad wotnen, too, for that matter,
to know what a fighting laager is like,
and, as I have seen half a dozen of
them from the enemy's side of the
wall, a rough pen sketch may not be
amIss. In war times the Boer never
under any clrcumstances makes his
iaager in the open country if there
are any kopjes about. No matter how
secure he may fancy himself from at
tack, no matter if there Is not a foe
within fifty miles of hin, the Boer
comdander always pitches his laager
In a place of safety between two par
allel lines of hi1ls, so that an attack
cannot be made upon him, either front
or rear, without gIving 'aim an im
mens'eldvagtige over the attacking
force, even if the enemy is ten times
as strong in numbers. By this means
the Boers make their laagers almost
Impregnable. If they have a choice of
ground they pick a narror; ravine or
gully, with a line of hills front and
rear, covered with small, rocky
bowlders and bushes. They drive their
wagons in between these hills.
P"The women are placed in safety,
for it is a noticeable fact that very
large numbers of women have follow
ed their-husbands and brothers to the
war, not to act as viragoes, not to un
sex themselves, nor to handle the rifle,
but o nurse the wounded, to comfort
the dying and to lay out the dead. I
have heard them singing raund the
camp fires in the starlight, but it was
hymns that they sang, not ribald
songs. I have seen thom kneeling by
the side of men in the moonlight, but
not in wantonness, but in mercy, and
many a man who wears the British
-g ori to-day can bear me witness
ac I speak the truth.
"The foot scouts take up their posi
tions among the rocks and shrubs on
thc hills in front and rear o: the
laager. Each scout has his rifle in
his hand, his pipe in his teetLh, his
bandolier full of cartridges over his
shoulder and his scanty blanket un
'der his left arm. No fear of his sleep
ing at his post. He is fighting for
honor, not for pay; for home, not for
glory, and he knows that on his acute
ness the lives of all may (lepend. He
knows thit his comrades and the wo
men trust him, and he values the trust
as dearly as British soldiers ever did.
No matter ho*w tired he may be, no
matter how famished, the Boer senti
nel is never faithless to his orders."
snttequestion, but, how mnu'h you dl
gs, boa food does good oniyen it
d assimilated, ta
made Into musc* ner.
Hood's S Mare
ot diges
Abhen I
e, Mass.
ey Can . Buy
SUniversity of
-completed a
experiments for
ving the tempera
uiring fasting and
ilation of carbohy
ofritaents demonlstrat,
ofg a sugar in raising the
ga acimal which had
ation Of su a Upon the ad
rapidly durin 'he temperature
d in one or two titen minutes
maxinmum. After b Urs reed a
temperature will rise is givengf
than in the case of sug'to N to
the greater difficulty thme d'mnal has
in essimilating the od1. Prof. Masso
says that with sug' r he has succeeded
in retfring the -taiity of dogs in a
serious state C hypothermia, while
the administrafion of albumen to oth
em' failed to ;1are their lives.
Rest and help for weary
women are found in Lydia
E. Pinakham's Vegetable
@onpeund. It makes we
men strong and healthy to
bear their burdens, and
everconmes those ills to
which woman are subject
beoause they are women.
jLydia E. Pnkham's Vgesbie Compound
-is knoiwn from coast to
()sast. it has cured more
sick women than anyj
ether medicine. itsI
friends are everywherA
and they are constantly
writing thankful letters
which appeal' in this
if you are puzzled write
fee' Mrs. Plnkhanm's ad
vice. Hter address. ist
Lynn, Mass. She wilil
charge you nothing and
she has restored amillion n
Is History, Mechanism and Field of Use.
The armored train is one of the in
strumentE of war that has received a
severe test in South Africa, and the
reconnoitring performed by these en
gines of modern warfare has served to
call mor- than passing attention to
t e -nbject. Credit has been given
to Admiral Fisher, of the British
navy, for the first use of the armored
train in actaai war, when, in 1882, he'
covered a locomotive with boiler plate
and equipped cars, similarly protect
ed, with field guns and put them to
effective practical use.
But the germ of this idea goes back
further than 1882. When the Ger
mans closed their vise-like grip upon
Paris the French made frequent sori
ties from the city, and in many of
these attacks they were assisted b :
field guns mounted on wagons an
carriages. Later they were mountet
on railroad cars, which were protect
ed in their vital points against the
enemy's guns. They could hardly bd
called armored trains such as havd
been used in South Africa, and
whether Admiral Fisher got his notion
of an armored train from the be
sieged Parisians is, therefore, an open
-'Since 1882 most of the military
Powers of Europe have been expert
menting with armored trains. Great
Britain, as if anxious to sustain her
reputation of first having invented th'
new instrument, has steadfastly iep4
the lead, and has now probably the
most complete and efficient armored,
trains in the world. The best that
the British army possesses is the en
gine and train of the First Sussex
Artillery Volunteers, and this is far
superior to the hastily constrnctet
trains that have previously been iii
service. The model train was made'
from special designs for war pur
poses. The protected engine carrie,
a Maxim gun, and the protected cars
have heavy field guns operated by
machinery, so that any part of the
surrounding country can quickly be
covered. Arrangements are made to,
compensate for the recoil, and also to.
give steadiness and stability to the.
cars. This latter is accomplished by:
an arrangement for clamping the
truck to the rails by strong screw
clips whenever the gun is fired.
There are also several steel plated
vans accompanying the train in which
horses and soldiers can be safely con
The armored train, it has been
stated, was never intended to be used
except in conjunction with cavalry,
and it was dne to lack of support of
mounted troo ps that several of the
disasters to the hastily constructed
trains in South Africa occurred. In
co-operation with a strong force of'
cavalry the armored train is a formidd
able weapon, but without the help of
mounted troops a small quantity of
dynamite wight be used to destroy
the roadbed in the rear and wreck.
the train. In spite of the lack of all'
cavalry support, however, this type of
movable fortress performed notable
achievements in South Africa, and in
the sorties from Ladysmith and Kim
ky it nas the chief implement that
Boers back. With ma
chi' a~- pieces the mov
~ing trai iable offensive
apuaratus, be . u' move up
close to the 'enemy 'snu etreat
to a uoint beyvond the range,
-s.The rapidity t ashoicih
rendersbiseaofo ato
batteries of an enemy tohia
most the only way to defeat its opera-1
tions is to wreck or derail it; then it
becomes a helpless target for long
range guns.
The question of armored motor
cars which could travel over an or
dinary road or level stretch of conn
try has also received some attention
in the South African conflict. Several
cars were extemporized hurriedly for
this purpose, but they proved of little
'use in a rough country, and, as com
manders do not alwas choose a level
'space for their battles, the armored
ynotor ca~ is still a wi :r-.chine of
doubtful efficiency. In the moun
tain~ous regions of South Africa it is
-hopelessly inadequate for effective
service, and, with the exception of a
$eW\i.sola ted instances, they were
~4esly taken up.
Value of Color a Flowers
The colors of flowers are devices by
which insects are enabled to ald~
fertilize them. W it h t
visits many plants ra i d be unable to
~form seed, ai-a would cease to exist.
~The common red clover, for example,
if protectea from insects by nets, will
set no seed. Many gaps would thus
be formed, and the surviving species,
striving to occupy the vacant space,
would widely alter the present distri
bution of plants, and stimulate the
production of new forms. Further,
ni ithout colored flowers, the insects
that live on plant nectar could find no
food, and many species of bees, lbut
terflies and moths would die out. The
result of this extinction would be far
reaching both for gain and loss. We
might cease to obtain honey, but, on
the other hand, the depredations of
Liosts of ravenous grubs, the larvae of a
moths and butterflies, would come to
mn end, while such birds as are now 1
lependent for their food upon
these insects would perish. Far
-eaching, indeed, would be the effects
,roduced in the complex system of
iature by the loss of color in flowers..
['he tame and neutral aspect of our
orests and gardens would be among
he least important of resulting ~
Vecrv "Absent-Minded" Indeed.
A surgeon who is often absent- IC
ninded was dining at the house of a I
riend. t
"Doctor," said the lady of the
Louse, "as you are so elever with the
:nife, we must ask you to carve the
eg of mutton."
"With pleasure," was the reply. a
And setting to work, he madle a
.eep incision in the joint of meat. 3P
~hen (whatever was he thinking 0
bout?) he drew from his pocket aC
undle of lint, together with several r<
nen bandages, and began to bind up
2e "wound" in due form. p
The guests were stricken dumb at g
ie sight. But he, still deep!y ab- o
>rbed in thought, suddenly lookea. ti
p and remarked, triumphantly: bi
Cocoauut Cones.
Separate the whites from the yolks
of three eggs and put the former into
.n basin, add a pinch of salt aad whisk
them to a very stiff froth; then stir
in lightly half a pound of powdered
sugar and six ounces of desiccated or
freshly grated cocoanut. Take up a
teaspoonful of the mixture at a time
and mold it into the' form of a cone'
as expeditiously as possible; then
bake in a quick oven on a tin covered
with buttered paper until the cones
are a golden brown.
A Way to Make Tomato Sauce.
- Peel one gallon of tomatoes and five
pods of red pepper. Cook until ten
der. Strain, then stir thoroughly into
into it two ounces of salt, two ounces
of black pepper, half an ounce of
white mustard seed, half an ounce of
allspice and a pint of vinegar. Boil
slowly for three or four hours in a
double saucepan or a jar stood in
boiling water; while still warm bottle
and cork tightly. This wil keep a
long time. If you wish to have the
sauce quite thin strain it through a
thick cloth instead of a sieve.
Fruit For Breakfast.
Fruit of some kind-and under the
head of fruit all varieties of melons
and berries belong-should be on
every well-ordered breakfast table.
It is generally abundant in most sec
tions of the country, and its cost is
trifling when its healthfulness is taken
into-consideration. There is a dis
position, however, among housekeep
ers to use fruit-both cooked and un
cooked-on the tea or supper table,
and exclude it from the breakfast ta
ble, which seems contrary to the'best
hygienic knowledge of the subject.
The experience of our ancestors gave
them some tolerable correct opinions
in regard to diet, and the old proverb
in regard to fruit being "gold in the
morning, silver at noon and lead at
night" was formulated from practical
An Old-Fashioned Coffee Cake.
Following are directions for making
an old-fashioned coffee cake: Put one
and a half cupfuls of sugar and ono
cup of butter in a bowl and whip them
up to a cream; add two eggs, well
beaten, and blend them well with the
sugar and butter; next stir in one
cupful of New Orleans molasses, a
teaspoonful of powdered cloves andI
the same of ground cinnamon and
quarter of a grated nutinet. Dissolve
two teaspoonfuls of baking soda in a
cupful of cold coffee and stir it in
with the other ingredients; next stir
in gradually two cupfuls of flour
which has been sifted, then sprinkle
in a cupful cf seeded and chopped
raisins, stirring them well through
the mixfure; last of all stir in grada
ally two and a half cupfuls more of
flour and stir the whole till it is per
fectly smooth and free from lumps.
Butter well the inside of two medium
sized cake pans, then line them with
sheets of white paper well buttered;
divide the cake dough equally be
tween the two pans and bake in a
moderate oven until the cake cleaves
from the sides of the pan and will not
stick to a broom splint thrust through
the centre of the loaf. Let the cake
cool in the pan before turnin-e it qut.
.ygge orio ned Apples. ~
Under the united scorn ot news
paper paragraphists and popular
writers the dried apple pie a
departed from our~ tabi
eninsipid fruit *v
..- , an
seded y ~0.en 8eilera'T super- 5
tede tar plore '-.able fr~ts, like
thetar plmapricots, reacas5 and
others, which are now retai'd at
so low a price that there is o rar
tively little demand for dried ap.
Damson plums make an exceflen
tart stewed fruit. They make an ex
cellent pie. Like the plum, they
should be first soaked over night,
after first being well washed. g Let
thiei simmer in the water they were
soaked in very slowly for five or six
hours. Dried apricots or peaches
should be cooked in the same way un
til they are a thick, soft marmalade,
when the sugar is added to them.
Dried cherries and raspberries are
other fruits that are now sold r~t so
low a' price that they have nearly
driven the more democratic dried ap
ple out of the universal place it once
occupied as a filling for the still popu
lar pie. _____
Hints F'or the Housewife.
nourishment for ailing children.
Narrow strips of ticking tied to aI
piece of broom handle is the best whip
to beat upholstered furniture.
Watercress is the only salad leaf
which is never dressed with oil, but is
simply eaten with salt and vinegar.
Clear boiling water will remove tea
stains; pour the water through the
stain, and thus prevent its spreading
over the fabric.
Soak flannels in cold borax water;
f very soiled, make a slight lather;
iouse up and down and rinse well.
just never be rubbed.
Steel kept in quicklime will not rust.
['he best thing for cleaning it is un
lacked lime, but care should be used,
~s it may affect the eyes.
Knives with ivory or bone handles
hould not be dropped in hot water,
t yellows and discolors them. The
tains may be taken off the handles
vith pipe clay or borax.
A cup of grated maple sugar stirred
nto an ordinary quick biscuit dough
aill give a novel sweet cake. Cut in
'iscuits and bake quickly. The sugar
aelts in the baking and glazes the
To clean dark furs, heat a quantity
f clean bran uutil quite hot, but not*
eorched, and rub it into the fur with
de hand. Repeat the process several
mes, then shake the fur and brush
;briskly for a few moments to free it
-om dust.
Lamp chimneys, if held over steam,
na quickly wiped out with a dry cloth
*hich is quite free from lint, will be
sstias bright and shining as if labor
nsly washed with soap and water.
'f course if smoked black they will
equire washing.
Turpentine mixed with stove-polisih
revents rust and gives a brightei
oss than the use of water. Another
.1-fashioned hint about stoves save
iat the range sh ould be wiped wila
rown paper immediately after coiok
ig, and it will keep bright with littlm
New Process Which Is Said to Be Better
Than Cold Storage.
The Southern California Fruit Exe
change, with headquarters in Los
Angeles, has for some time been ex
perimenting wit?'a'n'w system of
preserving oranges while in process
of shipment. Last year, experiments
were made with good results, but the
matter was undertaken too late in the
season for anything definite to be de
termined. The question has been
taken up again this year, and, early
as the orange season is, the Fruit Ex
ehange is preparing to announce the
complete success in every particular
of its new system.
R. R. Snowden, of Los Angeles, is
the inventor, and the process con
sists in fumigating the oranges with
certain gases before shipment, in
order to kill the fungus which is the
cause of the decay.
Test shipments have been made
from Califorria to Kansas City
and, upon the arrival of the cars here,
it was found that of the natural frait
which was unioed - a'1d untreated
chemically, the decay was ten per
cent.; of the iced fruit two per cent.
was spiled; while of the portion that
was treated by this new process of
using gases, only one per cent. was
unfit for use. If to this be added the
fact the cost of the new treatment is
very much below that of using ice, as
is at present done, it can readily be
seen how vastly important is the new
invention. The cost of icing a car
load of oranges across the continent
is about $120, while it has been rough
ily estimated that $10 will cover the
cost of the chemical process.
L. H. Cochrane, of the firm of
W. G. Cochrane & Son, agents in this
city for the Southern California Fruit
Exchange, talked interestingty yes
terday of the new method. "There
is not the slightest room for doubt,"
he said, "that our new chemical pro
-,ss has proven a success. N >t only
is the fruit preserreZtbetter taan by
the use of ice, but the saving in cost
is tremendous. Just what the cost is
:f using gases we do not know exact
ly, as there seems to be considerable
4ecrecy surrounding the details of the
matter, in California. But that it will
:evolutionize the present methods of
shipping fruit there can be little ques
"We are expecting several more
:onsignments treatel by the new
-method in a few days, but we are
4uite sure that the zesults there will
bear out the experiments and the
tests already made."-Kansas City
Fine sense and exalted sense are
9ot half so useful as common sense.
Pope. '~~
The testimony of a good conscience
is the glory of a good name.-Thomas
a Kempis.
We are altogether too dependent
apon society for pleasure and profit.
-..H. A. Kendall.
We have far better insight into our
weaknesses thanr into the abilities of
others.-Spurg of.
One of the kodlike things of this
j~dithb done tohua
It is better suffer wrong than to
&o it, and ha -er to be sometimes
~to trust.-Johnson.
d to love those we
little large.-Garri
Worthless t 5 i~eceive a value,
hen they are e the offerings of
spect, este and gratitude. -
The shortes d surest way to live
ith honor i .the world is to be in
ality what w. ould appear to be.
''crates. -
eI everyth-- was reasonable and
ver3body se 'le we should not en
joy Qu'. eves. e are not built that
No mater his rank or position
may be, th%~ of books is the rich
est and hap of the children of
men. -Langf
This is the 1[ benefits between
men-the on - to forget at once
what he '.n, and the other
ught r efer tcj et what he has re
Absolfi owerless.1
He walked ua down the room.
gesticulating diy, and sayini,
nncompliment - ngs about hisa
"It is terribi , said.
"What is terri " they asked.
"Talk about the oblem of the Man
in the Iron Mask! e exclaimed, ig
noring the questio "Why, this is
a thousand-fold w than that!"
"WVhat is it?" t' asked.
"My rival has carrying false
stories about me to e girl I love!"
he cried.
"And what didyo o?" they asked.
"Nothing," he an ered. "I was p
They laughed scor ally and made
merry jests at his ex nse.
"What would you ve me do?" he a
"Kill him!" they r lied.
He shook his head.
"At least," they (sisted, "you
ould thrash him withit an inch of his ti
ife; you could resenl an insult by b
pounding him until hj would figure p
principally as a nonentgy for the next *
six or eight weeks."
"You forget," he sai4
"Forget what?" the , demanded.
"He carries both aliiaccident and C
ife insurance policies i the company -
hat I represent."
A Canary's Fun a
The pet canary of an utown family
accumbed to an attach of grip the?
ther day. The five s all Smiths
-and even the neighbo~ children
norned uproariously. The funeral
ervices were thus describrad in a let
er by Wilfred, aged fen: "We
uied Chirp under the de'sd tree in a
he yard. I dug the grave'and Sylvia i
ave the coffin. Montmorey and,~
e sang a hymn. We preten
as a hymn, but it was a song
Vilson suggested about sparrow
g and God 1watehing.Qyer; .e
~ou have heard it. Monty~r
new it before. Then I preue
ermon over the tomb. Rose d -
skirt dance. We all wept. '- -' 1I
ork Cemmercial Advertiser, ~Vi
are but I
trouble. A
The question for you now
good blood:- low to get rid
system. Everybody knows 1
pera. No ordinay Sarsap
almost any store, sl anSWe
There is such i Sarsaprilla,
way from all other Sarpar
(hat's A
alThe only Sarsapaill made v
Uwe graduates: a gradvat
chemistry, awd a gl
$1.00 a bottle.
"I had frequent and most painful bo
sicians, but they did me no good. I tr
without effect i but when I tried Ayer's
for I was soon completely cured."- R.
The Part She Didn't Like.
The other day a wee little woman
who lives in a suburb saw and heard a
donkey for the first time, says the Cin
cinnati Enquirer. She talked about it
continually after getting home.
It was a "good donkey," it was also
a "beautiful donkey." In fact, the
child went completely throgn 'her
sm.l store of adjectives. And when
her father came home at night he
heard the adjectives all over again.
'"And so you liked the donkey, dar
ling, did you?" he asked, taking the
tiny lass on his knee.
"Oh, yes, papa, I liked him. That is,
I liked him pretty well. but I didn't
like to hear him donk."
Several hundred people from Illinois
will visit Maine during the summer
while the clams are ripening. The
people who compose the excursion are
before the prairies were ploughed
young folks who never saw the sea
nor a hill as high as their heads.
Are You Itchy I
If so, something is wrong with your
skin. Ask your druggist for Tetterine,
and you can cure yourself without a
:loctor for 50 cents. Any skin disease,
eingworm, eczema, salt rheum, etc. Or
send 50 cents in stamps for box prepaid
to J. T. Shuptrine, Savannah, Ga. Try
i box.
To Prohibit Scandalous Publications.
It has been proposed in New York
to prohibit by law the publication of
scandalous matter found on the per
sons or in the possession of suicides
:>r of those who have attempted sui
2ide. This would be a good thing to
]o. Persons who take their own lives
ire often insane. If not actually
leranged, their minds are in so morbid
i. condition as to unfit them for calm
mnd accurate statement. It often hap
ens that, with the intention of ex
>laining their act, they leave a letter or
icrap of paper which reflects cruelly
ipon the character of one or more
lving persons. The newspapers print
he letter under prominent head-lines,
and the injured person has no redress.
L. mere denial counts for little, and
here is no defence against the calum
Lies of the dead.
The Ferris wheel at Ch2icago is to be
old for old junk. It made -$500,000
rofit during the World's Fair, one-half
f which went to the fair company. It
as since sunk $700,000 for its owners
.nd it will cost $30,000 to tear down.
Do Your Feet Ache and Burn?
Sh ake into your shoes Allen's Foot-Ease, a
owder fot the feet. It makes tight or
ew shoes feel easy. Cures Corns, Bunions,
s'ollen, Hot, Smarting and Sweating Feat
ad Ingrowing Nails. Sold by all drugctsts
adlsboe stores, 25cets. Sample sent FREE.
ddress Allen S. Olmsted, LeRoy, N. Y.
Golden and Diamond Weddings
~ere eceibrated by 614 couples in
'russia in 1899, and the state dis
~ibuted jubilee medals to each hus
and and wife. In Berlin and the
rovince of Brandenburg the number
f these couples was 115.
The Best Prescription for Chills
ad Fever is a bottle of GnovE's TAs rELESs
mIL Tomzc. It is sim ple iron and quinine in
tasteless form. No cure-no pay. Price 25c.
Soup-kitchens werc 3 perfectly prop
r method of charity in 1805 when this
bdest of Philadelphia charities was
tarted, just as it was then the justi
able thing to treat diphtheria with
yrup and flannels inste'ad of antitoxin.
'here are now eleven soup-houses in
'hiladelphia supplying 80,000 persons,
rith a total of 800,000 quarts of soup
ad 250,000 loaves of bread. Of course,
is a pauperizing charity. A late can
ass shows that of 248 families sup
lied only eleven could, by the most
beral construction of rules, be record
as needir.g the aid.
The~ rapid advance in war vessels is
rlypi~strateil in the fact that the
9Mish hr6n-elad Warrior, launched in
SGO, has been retired from igtive sr-,
o'GIv afeiad discovered that
rs a washes will not cure
se eruptions on your face.
They may cover up and sup
press, but they cannot re
Ove. Rashes, boils salt-rheum,
es, hives eczema, tetr etc.,
urface indications of a deeper
it' 7S,
is,- how to make bad blood
of all these impurities in your
he answer.-a perfect Sarsa
rilla, such as you can buy at
: it must be a perfect one.
nd it difers widely in every
ader the personal supervision of
: in pharmacy, a graduate in
aduate in medicine"
All druggists.
Is. I was treated by a number of phy
ed many kinds of patent medicines, but
Sasaparilla I got hold of the right thing,
P. Ciousa, Attica, N.Y.
The Is-it-hot-enough-for-you fiend
is making lite miserable.
You WIU Never Know
what good ink 13 unless you use Carter's. It
costs no more than poor ink. All dealers.
The gr-z.. h
we&, s~e uii arable.
It requires no experience to dye with
ax FADEILEsS DyEs. Simply boiling r
goods in the dye is all that's necessary. old
by all druggists.
Few wives are striking tiheir hus
bands fcr sealskin saques.
To Cure a Cold in One Day.
Take LAxATvE Bnoxo Qurmn-TAsLTz's.
All druggists refund tbe money If It fails to
cure. E. W. GnovE's signature on each box,
25c. ____________
No, Maude, dear, a lightning calcula
tor is not a man who predicts th.ander
stornp. _________
Piso's Cure for consumption Is an infailli
Mrs. winslow'sSoothingt Syrup for children
eething, sof tens the gume, reduces infiammna
tion, allays pain, cures wind colic. 25c.a bottle.
FITS permanently cured. No fits or nervous
ness af ter first day's use of Dr. K lne's Great
Nerve Restorer.s2 trial bottle and treatisefree
Dr. R. H. KLIr.. Ltd.. 931 Arch St. Phila, Pa.
A. M. Priest, Druggist. Shrelbyville, Ind.,
sayi: "Hall's Catarrh Cure gives the best
of satisfaction. Can get plenty of testimonl
als, as It cures every one who takes it."
Druggists sell it, 75-.
'Some people never talk about their
neighbors because thiey are too busy
talking about themselves.
* - e m. .men
. u OCK HI
19""'"in Prici
a dollar or so hi
SSee our 8gent or write dirueot.
"New Rival," "Leade
Insist upon having them, take no others and yo
c;;;.Boo oftestim~ft and 10odays e aet
C HOICE Vegetables
will always find a ready
arket-but only that farmer4
can raise them who has studied
the great secret how to ob
tan both quality and quantity
by the judicious use of well-'
balanced fertilizers. No fertil
izer for Vegetables can produce
a large yield unless it contains
at least 8% Potash. Send for
>ur books, which furnish full -
nformation. WVe send them
free of charge.
CURES THEM. '* 0 ."aea.'
Patients board and lodge in thel stution.
Address or call at
1ro PlaIn Street, COLUnBIA, S. C.
A FanmousEBAIO1
A Copy of the famous book. "In Hif
Steps," will be mal-ed to any person sending
us the name of one young person who er
pects to enter a Business College within the
next 60 days, and four others who may at
tend at some time.
Write your name and addresses all plainly.
B. W. GETSINGER, Manager,
e SPEBCIAL 0ontracts
1$ IgJ tG TP~3O
Complete Ginning Equipments,
Complete Power Equipments
W. H. GIBBES & C9.
without MUSIC
Would be
dreary -la
sairatio tc
buy tima
iture -it's
its iesmq 3
-theS a
edI b
0 -S $35-oo UPi
IANOS $175.00 UP
W Write for catalogue and TrM&
A dR e,,
Columbia, S. C.
Coni0 plt PLANSy
Engines; CorIJSS. Atomatle,
Boilrs, Beawer, amp.
-Saw Mills, from s'mali Plantation MIJs
to the Heaviest M1Hs ina the Market.
All kiads of Wood Working Xsehinr w
Flour and Corn Milling Maehinery.
Ooeplee Ginalng Systems-Lanmmas,
Van Winkle and flhomas.
quik .very.
1326 Mais St.,
C01.UMBIA. - . - - . ,
LL" BUGGIS ar "A Little Higher
,But-" they stand up, look well, and
, keep away from the shop Only
gher than cheap work. \Why not use
,the case ?
-r," ad"Rpeaife"
wil get the best shells that money can buy.
J manufacturers tEIf~lt
.ghtest draft, most I
lurable and finest finish. Do not
ske one claimed to be as good. If
ot sold In your town, write as for
Worth $4to$6 compared
with other makes.
Indorsed by over
1,000,000 wearers,
stamped on bottom.
no substitute claimed to be
should kthem -if
not, we ' en a ; - r
I cexnafarif . tatekind of !athern
S size, and wipdth plain or cap toe. Cat. free.
na W. L D0USLAA 8SH0E C0.. Blrockton, Mass,
oney in -Chickens -
Forgk5. In stamnps we seud a 10)
ofapcca Po1a Basrm
an maeu~bata an w,
y iea hesowo )66
qaltt for rtan aa
'o,13v1ee ftr eed New eek
TTENTION is facilitated if you mentlga
ths paper when wtLingadverth .S~ 3
Best Cough Syrp

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