Ig ithere any hind-of coat that
jarer-hasany button on It?" asked a
irsioQ teacher of a class of newsboys.
"Yes, sir-a coat .of paint," was the
jusUntsueouB reply- ,
Origin of "New.'"
"Newe" is a queer word the initials
,f tlie words north, east, west, south
ariiich Bewared on the arliect journals
irasign tlmt information was to be
had here from the four iiarterg cf the
world. The sign was HU K W S, and
jjvensoiir word "news".
No Reason for Quitting.
One day Willie, nged five, was cry
tog, anil his minima naid:
"Willie, you are getting your face all
.dirty from, crying."
And Willie stopped long - enough to
"Well, it wnsn't ofoan when I
started in'. And thi n he went on.
Portland Dividend Company
2H anil '.115 Commercial IIMu.
242 Washington Street, Portland, Oregon.
fX,t ill earn yiili.. H.iV tier month
$.nvill earn you . .'..") vr tnnntii
Jlw.wJll earn yon f uti .per month
I'ayahle monthly. Call or write.
L. A. Davis, Pres.
! For Christmas Preset.ts.
HIGH IN .QUALITY
LOW IN, PRICE
$ TWO STudtES:
gj 25 WaMnrHin St., Sua Morrlni St.,
& near near
f) Woixlard.Clatkei Co. Mier JcKrankCo. in
H 1 Z m T I i I W
MR. STOREKEEPER: We ;Jt ynu Nuts,
iRilslns, Dried Fruits. Vermont -Maple Sujptr,
Dales. HIks, Honey, everything ryou need Dt
ithe holiday; better quality an:l lower prioM
ithan you . ear. find elauwhere. ind fur out
Special Holiday Price. List, or, w rile us and wo
will call ou yuii.
TO GROWERS: We.afe ays buy eggs, butter.
iChetwe, apples, j'cars, oniuns and npuds. Have
-you any to acllt .Let .ua tnuw, U.juu want a
WOLF & SONS.
-Wholesale fruits. and Produce.
Tfcis wondatfut CU1
nwv clocmr u. caliert
great Ji'aiie cures
penpl wlthoul ,0era
.tlon fcat are RHtili up
' A to die. He wiin
A lliosa flfoiidenut t'lli-4t-3
'I"" hwbs, niolMtuclH.
,t barks and TeKeuuies
Kiffii thai are entirely uu
tfW known Mr medical el-
enee lu i)iik country. Through Ik' iisol lb"e
barmles renteUiea tha- I'aiuuUM doctor kiwi
llie action ol iver WU diainnt renwdies, wliirii
heauccvsluliy uaes Ul t-ilerenl dveiisei). Mf
guaranuea u nure .ruirrii. aaWua, lunt.
tliroat, rheorujatlaiu, uenpoitsueatj, atomaeh.
liver, lililuv.ic.: ilia hundreds or .tesliinoii
laj. Churns nimierate. fall and fee linn,
fatienta vut of tle lty write tor blanks and
circulars. Send 44nt in stsmps. uvfiL"l
TA'i'lO.N VHKE. AUDUlia
1HE.C. GEE WO CHINESE MEDICINE CO.
,132i Third St.. Porttaod. Oron.
FREE ELECTRIC BELT GFFEB
JRUllnyoor... U, ... rr...h Ik. aeBMlneanrl J J
MklUKLRKIUI aLTrUH tlX) IIKKKNT KLkllklC at","
T reader of this awer. S ! ''t 'T
.ii...u .,..uir0STS AIMOST NJTH'SSKJwi
moat all other taaatuientn. rk aiiai ae
W'WIU, arpllaamamMllrall. 01 lk II "'r'
"S- l(I..l.: Oiilr mr a rr all ar,a SMaaa
i.raa SlaarSna. For eoaiplet sealed r.
-Iwhar eaitaloaue, cat thia an. ..at aad
BErXRS. ROEBUCK A CO.. CHICAGO.
an J Stockmen Indorse
Pru&sian Stock Food!
READ THE FOLLOWING LETTERS.
THEY SPCAK FOR THEMSELVES.
d.io- ij.iim I OnJ In every l"s I Jglfig
aroora.a, to illron. It "J""1 C? ifi
lira lto(.,rintlk to.a jnarke.1 drTT. Vl, ,m
. In partieolar tnaj a
i.l.J uTdOOU RS 1"? hl tried
f; STOflffOOD Wj
hi h V 'W5 . '
TWO rqwns eb nlllfli.
klW wrttfns; to advertiser, plssss
e-.TT h' -Of " a. n
aUlit'l.A.Ni 'kKI CO.. Portland. Or..
St. Helen's Mall
Normal Vln J. "Ma.
tn-imrien clause. T,,. n . ; n" ,OT
:srten cImmm 4 Z ".'"" for am-
provide, i-hetrfnl nrt wT.i . " '""""'""-nt
!r.?mmg .iiM. j." 'i? " arranied home
'loraiaif.u apnlr to -loau ur othar in
tl.EA.NOR TEBBETT8. Principal.
I W'!UT Tfl mm p.. . " (i
Chicken, Duck and Geese feath-
( era. Ail.lmc.
C. ti. .CRTfTrr
j In the Light ol Later Knowledge.
'"Your husband, I snppo, still
keeps up bis habit of taking two hath
"Jay, as presented by that phvsical
' "No: he got tired of it and hunted
np a pLveical culture teacher who shj-s
't'"ng is weakening and injurious."
An Abbreviation Explained. -The
origin of the symbol "cwt." for
hundredweight is as follows: C is the
initial letter of the Latin word
centum," meaning a hundred, and wt
are the first and last letters of the word
weight," and are used as a commo
tion for it.
' PULLI.NQ TEETH.
Pain, and Doesn't Cost Much. t
Wise Bros., Portland, Oregon.
The wonderful changes accomplished
by advertising dentists are well illus
trated by the fame of Wise brothers,
whose offices are in the Failing build
ing, Third and Washington streets,.
Portland, Oregnn. It is true that you
. can have a tooth pulled entirely with
out pain and that the cost of false teeth
is very moderate. This great advance
in dental Furgery is one of the blessings
of I the present age. Establishments
like that of Wise brothers in Portland
render it about as pleasant to fit your
self out with new teeth as to acquire
. any other article of wear and useful
ness. We Btiggest that our readers
watch the W ise Brothers' advertise
ments and act upon them.
He Set It, All Right.
Bill Collector You say you intend
li to pay this bill some time. Can't you
set a certain day?
Lawyer Furst Y-es; judgment day.
L Baltimore World.
Mothers will Bna Mrs. mnslow'l Booth.
line SvniD the best remedy to use tor their
.Children during the teething period.
ik Feast of ftood Thing In St. Nicholas
rSt. Nicholas aniiotiuces for 1903
"Ebe Story of King Arthur;' written
and; illustrated by Howard Pyie, a com
panion story itto his fatuous "Robin
Hoot!." Two Short stories by Mies
Aloatt, will soon appear in St. Kich
olaa, with other stories and Articles by
otheriwell known writers. 6t. Nicholas
maluw.a specialty of papers of informa
tion, richly illustrsted articles .on . prac
tical subjects, like the navy ysad, the
assay ofiice, etc.
The pice of St.-Ninholas is thtwe. dol
lars a year. The pubtishers anuounce
that ne subscribers who begin with
January may receive tUr November And
tPeeewber uumbei a free.
Hirsute Calculala'on. '
tittle Wytnie (just returned from
BniaJuy schoay Is it tru that even
the ibairs of .our heads are .numbered?
Air. Frontssat The Bibe says so,
Littie VVynnic (after a paese) It
won't be very ..hard to keep track of
yours,, .mill it, pava? Judge.
But a pood
i with outside
KfaucTprotard lasting relief
MS S & It attacks the disease in
Se blood, neutralizes the acids, and
Coverall irritating or potsonous
lubstances from the system.
S. S. S. strengthens and ranches)
iHe thin acid blood, and, as it circu-
are cusioagpu sufferer
forts and misery .
nd those who pin their laitn
1&BEVBBA Til SMI
External rem" - - tfaem t0 do the work of . wood purifier
rrU ana VOU wu fc 1 .. . . I aa nepv arm
Rheumatic sufferers wnte .an nQ charj?e .g made
aid and helpful adv.ee from oP Rhculnatisra. which is the result ol
We will mail free our JP.J" . treatinj? this disease. It contains w 8
years of practical P.e"e;tion about Rheumatism.
Jeniensed form much lfT Sp0IFIO CO., ATLANTA, G
CATARRH THIRTY YEARS.
The Remarkable Experience of a
Prominpnt Statesman Congress
man Meekison Gives Pe-ru-na
a High Endorsement.
Congressman .Metk.son, of Ohio.
Hon. Uavid Meekiscn is well known
not only in his own state, but through
out America. He was elected to the
Pifty-fith congress by a very large ma
jority, and is the acknowledged leader
of his party in his section of the state.
Only one flaw marred the otherwise
complete success of 'this rising states
man. Catarrh w ith its insidious ap
proach and tenacious grasp, was his
only tincoiiquered foe. For 30 yearn he
waL'ed unsuccessful warfare against
thiB personal enemy. At last Peruna
came to the rescue. Rewrites:
wl have used several bottles of Pe
runa and I feel greatly benefitted
thereby from my catarrh of the head.
1 feet encouraged to believe that if 1
use it a short time longer I will be
fully able to eradicate the disease of
thirty years' standing." David Meek
ison, Member ef Congress.
If you do not-derive prompt and sat
isfactory results from the use of Teru
na, write at once to Dr. Hartman, giv
ing a full statement of your case and
he will be pleased to give you his valu
able advice gratis.
Address Dr. Hartman, President of
The Hartman banitariurn, Columbus,
Marriage "Would Cure.
Mt. Gumpps That boy will never be
good for anything until he marries.
Mrs. Gumpps I suppose not.
Mr. Gumpps Mo; he's got lo get
over the habit of hanging around the
houee. Kew York Weekly.
Success In Sight.
"Sow.,1 said the irate debtor, "if
you disturb me again you'll get what
you're looking lor.
"Thanks," said the oirbane oollector.
"I will try to make it convenient to
disturb you a boat this time tomorrow."
C J TP Farraanennr Curat 5o fits or Darrotuneal
TI I V after tint 'iav'n nenf fir. Kliaa'i Oreal Narva
Bastorar. Sand for Fit EE S'4.00 trial bottle and treat,
a a. DS.R.U. fcjjaa.iAU-.au ArchiiuPuUadaliilua.a1,
"What can I do for my little boy,
asked mamma, "so that be won't want
to eat between meals?"
i "Hnva va mania filrAr tnoMrrar ra
plied the young hopeful. Tit-Bits.
The boy was greatly troubled.
"Is it true, father," be asked, "that
they have whipping posts in some
His futlier assured him that it was.
"And they whip grown people?"
1 .asked the boy.
'"V hen they deserve it," said the
"Well," asserted the boy, with con
viction, "I don't see what's the use of
growing up." Booklyn Eagle.
BE RUBBED OUT
liniment or plaster will often give
i i , Jfc fc a
temporary xeuei tecauc it. piuuutco tuum-a
irritation or rfiduces the inflammation and sore
jaess. P at no sort of external treatment can have
ny efrVrt whatever upon the disease itself, for
RStotmzrAlsm H not a akin disease, but
is due .o in over tcid condition of the blood, and
the deposit of irritating matter or Uric Acid
salts or sediment in the muscles and joints, and
no amount of rubbing or blistering can dislodge
these gritty particles or change the acid blood.
Rheumatism often becomes chronic, and the mus
cles and joints permanently stiff and useless and
the nervous system almost wrecked, because so
much time is lost in trying to cure a blood disease
applications or aocwrmg inc naiu.
Gentlemen: I am glad to lay that
6. S. S. aaa cured me of Eheumatlam.
About two years ago I suffered froas
Rheumatism in my knees and fast,
Dy ankles welling' so that X could
not put on my sheas. This continued
for several months, during which
time X was applying liniments and
going by my physician's directions,
but deriTed no benefit. X was told
of 8. 8. 8. and tried It. X immedi
ately got relief, and continued the
medicine until X was entirely well.
8108 Floyd St. X. I. SVAKX.
. disappointment, and will
ht so far as they go, but they donx go fat
be nursing a case of Rheumatism the
greater part of their lives.
S. S. S. is a purely vegetable remedy,
does not contain any Potash or mineral
of any kind, and can be taken with
r.e.. W nlri nnd vounsr.
-,Kt tfciMr case? will receive valuable
ITere Is a beautiful and simple ex
periment. Take an ordinary square
wooden ruler nnd cut off a piece about
3d Inches in length.
Next take a thin piece of wire, which
must be goisowli.it longer than the
longer portion of the ruler, nnd twist
each of Its two ends into a liule rlns.
After this Is done nnil the rings to l lie
two ends of the larger portion of the
ruler nnd then plnco the smaller por
tion under the- wire In the same posi
tion that a string of a violin Is placed
on a bridge.
Now. If yon strike 1he wire It will
give forth n sound, nnd this sound will
I'lmuge nocording to the pressure of
Next cut, out of cork, a few lit 1 1
figures. They must resemble dancers,
nnd yon can make them more pictur
esque by giving them a coat of oil
DAKCERS IN A SOAP IU'llllLE.
pulut. Moreover, under each there
must be three supports, which ore to
be stuck Into the cork, nnd enn be
made out of little bits of wire. These
miniature dancers nre to be placed ou
a tin floor (the top or bottom of any
common tin box will sutrlce for this
purpose), the edge of which Is to be
nailed to the upright portion of the
ruler In the mnnner shown In the ac
The dancers nre now to lw dipped In
soap and water nnd the tin floor Is to
be moistened with the same fluid. Im
mediately afterward the figures should
be placed In position on the floor and
a large soap bubble should then be
blown over them, and In such tv man
ner that It will rest on the floor.
As a result we have as beautiful a
ballroom as one could wish to see.
Moreover, we enn hnve music and
dancing, for If we strike the wire the
vibrations will act on the tin floor of
the ballroom and the tiny figures will
begin to dance enthusiastically and
will continue to dance as long as we
furnish ttera with music.
WALK ON STILTS.
A Picturesque Method of Locomotion
in Routh western France.
In southwestern France there Is a de
partment known as Landes, bordering
on the Bay of Biscay. 'which la among
the most desolate and unproductive re
gions In Europe. It has an area of
nearly 4,000 square miles and a popula
tion exceeding 300.000. While the east
ern portion of this department Is fertile
enough to permit of successful agricul
ture, the western portion consists only
of desolate tracts of sand banks,
marshes and swamps, covered with
heath and dwarf shrubs. The Inhab
itants live in scattered villages of mis
erable huts and subsist by fishing and
WALK1MU ON STILTS.
hunting and the raising of swine and
sheep. The latter are of a wretched
breed, thus partaking of the nature of
The chief peculiarity of the Inhab
itants Is that they walk on stilts, the
use of the latter greatly aiding locomo
tion on the arid lands and salt marshy
plains. Illustrative of this method ot
locomotion we print a picture from the
Illustrated London News showing the
peasants on the way to market. The
Inhabitants are chiefly of the Gascon
race, and while rude and naturally
poor they are good-natured and hos
pitable. A Sorrowing Kansas Widow.
In her "card of thanks" a Miami
County widow, after thanking every
body else, concluded: "I also thank
the band for Its consoling music unl
Mrs. Avering, the milliner, who fur
nished me such becoming muunr ug.
My dear husband's farm Is for Rile as
soon as proper legal steps can be taken,
and will be sold at a bargain. Oh,
death, thou art terrible."
Mile Minute iu a lis. loon.
Sixty miles In sixty niimites was the
record made by Mr. Spencer, tlie uero
naut. In a balloon with which be as
cended at Morley, Yorkshire, and caafw
to earth near Thlrsk.
No, Cordelia, a plagiarist isn't neces
sarily the author ol a i!ay.
'Two years ago my hair wt
falling out badly. I purchased a
bonle 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
go through life with half
starved hair. If you want
long, thick hair, feed it
with Ayer's Hair Vigor,
and make it rich, dark,
St.O a kottk). All rrsrrltts.
If your trvjri;it run not nvfiy you,
peml us 01. .lollar and will exprcm
you a tiottk. Ho tuire mill piv the name
Oi jour Dtart exprrm orli. AddrcM.
J. C. A Kit ( O., lAiwell, M,M.
Mri rV'Httir All rISf f AIL Sa-
ufTu by r 11 p. 1 isiHa. vm I
timft. Potrt h dniirirtHr.
Frog's Skin Is Porous.
A piece of frog's skin not larger ic
diameter than the rubber tip on your
lead pencil has more pores in it than
there are meshes iu the mosquito net
ting on your screen door.
To Oreak in New Shoes,
Always shake in Aliens Font-Ksse, s powitor.
It citrt's chilblains, damp, sweating, at'hliiK.
swollen feet, l ures Corns anil llunions. At
all ilniirKiit anil shix uteres. Iinn't arrest
anv substitute. Sample maile.t FREE. Audroaa
Alloa S. Uluiatea.1, lKoy, N. Y
Not the Only One.
"Ary letters for me, Pomp?" de
manded the pompous old general as he
hold led out to the gate.
"No, sahl" responded the colored
"No letters addressed 'General?' "
"Then it must be for me. I am the
only general in town."
"Ah doan think so, sah."
"What general Is there?"
Wonld you like to know, in the mid
dle of (he winter, what flesh corn is
like? If you would, get a can of Mono
pole Corn, and, if it were not for the
season, you would probably not know
the difference. Monopole Corn is
canned where it is grown, only the best
and tenderest ears being used. It re
tains the natural freshness and flavor
of the vegetable, and yon won't find it
half so good if you ask for any other
brand. Your grocer doubt lues handles
Monopole groceiiea and can furnish you
with them. If he will not, write us
direct and we will advise you of one
who will. W'adhams 4 Kerr Bros.,
packers, Pottland, Ore.
Lovers of Dancing.
The Porto liican native is very much
given to dancing. Both men and
women have a natural love for the ball
room. Plso's Cure is a Rood couirh medicine.
It has cured cmilis and colds for forty
years. At drupgiats, 25 cents.
Be Fair to All.
One day a little five-year-old boy
said to his mother:
"Mamma, didn't you say you took
Lester to the dentist's to get his tooth
filled because it ached? Well, mv
stomach aches. Won't you take me t
the candy store and get it filled?
AVt geLable Prepnralion fur As
similating Itic Food and Uci5ula
ting die Slomuchs and Dowels of
ness and Rest .Contains neillier
Opium.Morplune nor Mineral.
Mx Smui '
Umrn mm -
AaraW.StMr Sniiii'pn nvm
Aperfect Riiraedy forConsupa
Tion , Sour Stoutarh.DiaiTliocit
Worms jOnm iIsiuks .Fcveiish
ness nnd Loss OF SlXEI'.
Facsimile SiCnnlure of
EXACT COP OT WRAPPER.
JOHN POOLE, PORTLAND, ORE.
Foot ol Morrison Street.
Cn elTe 7011 the best harealna In Ttoilere
and f. tijuies. Windmills. I'ump and time
rs! MaeMnenr. od sawing .MachJuea a
anecialtv. He ns beiore ouytnir.
In the ftdvaiirea prut? m l
d!v.f1M.U ot our l.-V,iA
i r.r tl lTvMiry t.M,lt, i'r
Tulnr ft erh, m i trur-
ft'pi'ii- n pioinnter'f i.Mk.
No civMn..!i ;eoMl,m'i:
JO If 1 1 Hill ta.-t. ry and f s.-l.lrorv fix
-tr rr until xv hiiihu:
It'tnu'iu of ".-.ivx! xi Ht-v-
ufter which iht- ie" nuiimr. .m'V in !
ii.lamTl to r. Vca't t. '.lorm-n ... Ai-t?i-iit
An Lr..itliniuy. mt.l rvMiii-it-r-
mlve n.rn an'ilo n mitrHt-tnriMK tnvti i.'iit
Ati.hv-it ut Kxclnnmoty l'r. ) o tu, c"i y of
cturu-r mul Lv Ihw, !'!. i Ali-ornn Turf VoA
MHiniicttiirHu oTtiuyl ',A t-aii Kt-rnmulo
ft., I o An.t'lt'H. 1.
. ..a.v .-.. -.
N. L. DOUGLAS
S3 SHOES K?
Lstablislied 1S7D. For more than it
quarter of a century the reputation of
V. I j. Douglas slnies for style, coni
fort, and wear has excelled nil other
makes, ' A trial will convince you.
W. L. DOUCLAS $54 sMOES
CANNOT BE EXCELLED.
juoSrSio; .r::s5u swio.000
8f Impnrfit an I Aft'knn Wirt, Hryl'J
Pattnl Calf, imml, B ' Calf. Calf. Viri .., Cuiona
Colt, Nat. Kamiaroik Kt t'olor F.veleta nel.
raniinn I Th svnulna ha W. T.. not'Or AS"
vauillMl 1 , d ,lrr. tmupr.l i.n ,il. iu.
Shifi by mml, :'.",. rj-Jni. 'In. I ulnliui lit'
W. L. DOllOLAS. IlkOCKTON. MASS.
SSSJ . I'ftAIW
MADE; BY THS MAKCRS Of"
WVV4V MAVS THE bkHt POINT)
TiVP l OPCXCELLENCE AND CIVC
I l.tl j COMPUTE SATI&rACTIOsl.
"For six years I was a vlrllm or dye-
repels In lut worst torm. 1 touiil rut tiotliiuf
ul milk loaat. and at llmesmy aloniurlt aoula
not retain and dliteai even tlmt. Last Mureb 1
biiian taking CASt A Itl'l'S and aime u rn 1
bave ateadliy Itnprnvetl, until i era aa well aa I
ever "as in my lire."
Uaviu 11. MuHPar. Newark. O.
Qq41, .NsTr Hicufjii. WnukiMi. ur 4rie Hie. Uc. Mm.
... CURE CONSTIPATION. ...
Il.rll.f R.n.4, tMf.tr. blaafa, Mmi,I. S Tati. Ill
IIA.Tft RAf S,lrl anil riirtrnnterrt ttf all rtfllf
rlU'lU'DHO aiaiau I IHliWam, liat.il.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Hava
Thirty Ye arc
THI eKHTUH OOMMHT. NIWTODI . r.
Pi ,-py CATHARTIC j
Ssw THAOf MAAN fOWTVIVKO rjf
AW m. m i
lUOO IBU Wl"
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