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V.'-v fll THE ELGIN FARMERS CHAMPION a? "AMERICA, FIRST" for the welfare of the Nation HOSTETTER'S, First for the welfare of the Stomach and Bowels FOR POOR APPETITE INDIGESTION BILIOUSNESS OR MALARIA TRY HOSTETTER'S Stomach Bitters M Ask for and (to w Skinners THE HIGHEST QUALITY SPAGHETTI 36 Aujr Rttlft Bock Frrt SKINNER MFG.CO. OMAHA. U.SA tAaSWMAUJtOHmnOW INaMtSICA COTTON i We tinclle cotton on consignment only ri I anciiiaveliielliiMironcr.twart-Dou;ea Willi almost unlimited fapacliy, where your cotton wilt bo absolutely free Irom all weather damage. Highest clawlft ratlons and lowest Intercut rates on monrjr advanced. Write ui fur full particulars. GOHLM AN, LESTER & CO. The oldest and larget eicluslv cuttoo factors In Texas. HOUSTON, TEXAS A recess for currying u mill set fea tures a new hummer bundle. A HINT TO WISE WOMEN. Don't Buffer torture when all female troubles will vanish in thin air after using "Fetnenina" Price 50c and It 00 Adv. The Antlcllmix. The revival meeting vvus tense In IIh Interest, 11ml the evangelist was waving eloquent. lie arraigned the luiness of the church people und present-day ells In general, nnd every one was too iihMirhed to notice the growing tiiieiislnemi of two lulls on the front heat. Willi the question, "Whnt's the mat ter?" pronounced In timet of thun der, the preiicher reucheil his cllmiix. The two hoys hud risen nnd were slutting for the door. One of them, hearing the preai bar's question, t heeled und said: "Aw, I got thu nosebleed." 'J'he Christian Herald. An Improvement. Mrs. .loshih Cowles, the new presi dent of the .National Federation of Women's Clubs, was talking In New lork about dress. 'Women, once they get Interested in our movement," she Mild, "dress more sensibly. They give less thought to dress, l may claim, in fact " .Mrs. Cowles smiled. "1 tnivy claim, In fact," she ended, -that these women start making their mvji clothes and stop picking their friends' clothes to pieces." Looks So. I'ntlence I see sixty thousand wom en In l,onilon weru thrown out of work by the wur. Patrice- Oh, did the war stop bridge whist? Brightens One Up There is something about Grnpc-Nut8 food that bright ens one up, infant or adult, both physically and mentally. What is it? Just its delightful flavor, and the nutriment of whole wheat and barley, including their wonderful body nnd nerve building mineral ele ments! A crisp, ready-to-eat food, with n mild sweetness all its own; distinctive, delicious, satisfying Grape-Nuts "There's a Reason" V. w C CEREALS IN GREAT PANHANDLE OF TEXAS iKlBMaa-aMvAaipuMaiigVakipa(jaMHgi - - r at) gamaaaOrnj-ggOHJSgBfaahv X5aftata Tf g? fci sateOjri Sf4T rvo Mt. .fcBBBMBiffiieBieifc- k vek a ? e b ENORMOUS RUN.OFF AFTER TORRENTIAL SUMMER RAIN. trirrmml liy tin- I'liltnl flutes Depart ment of Ahriiiiliuii- J ltecnne of the gteut dlstanc"' of the l'nnlinudlo of Texn from Imp- mar kots mid Ihe eonsiqiient desirability of feeding to stock a huge poilloii ol the (Hips raised, mixed fanning. It Is ile 1 lured bj specialists in the ('lilted States depuitmelit of iigrliulture, Is tin only profitable type of agriculture foi tlie region. '1 he conditions making the carrying on of mli d farming opera thins Imperative if inleillilte lelllius an lo be lecelved ale outllnid In runners' Itulletlti "Its. iccviilly Issued by the depiirliMi nt. In the l'uiihnnille section the sor ghums, cspcclull.v mllo, kulir and feler 1 1 as. are the principal oops giown, oc cupying about three-fourths of the lo till cultivated area. In addition to these the small grains have an impor tant, though minor, pluie In the tigil fitlturul s heme. The bulletin lecouimends Hie grow ing of winter wheat, spring outs, win tiT rje mill proso, Winter giulns, It says, have been mine successful In the l'auhandle than spring grains, ami spring oats is the only otic of the lat ter thai lias piovcd even falrl.v pmllt able. At the present lime the winter wbeut crop Is of much more Importance from n money standpoint than spring oats. Ilolli these crops, however, can be used to advantage la a geneial fanning system. Winter rye Is desliuhle bemuse of Its huidliiess. Though lis yields uie not the equul of those of winter wheut. It neai 15 always comes through the wlnler In good shape and It has never failed to produce more seed than was sowed. This cannot be sulil of wheat. At the present time, however, very lit tle rye Is mown In the I'anbamlle. l'roso Is 11 species of millet Intro duced from Itusslu and often culled hog millet nnd broom corn millet. It Is gtow a for grain, not for hay. and fed particularly to hogs, sheep and poultry. To the dry laud farmer Its chief miIu Is Its enrllness, for proso cull pindiiee a crop of t-ei d In two months or less from the time of seed lug. The bulletin rccnmmcii.ls that this crop should be raised for home use. but warns the grower that It Is not likely to In profltiibte whin sold on the mnrket. Tor Ihe ('rowing of winter gnilns the hunt should be prepared as early 111 tile summer us possible nm plowed to 11 depth of ut least six laches. Weeds should not be ullowed to get 11 start, but In keeping them down mie must be taken not to line Ihe sutface soil too much, riue surface laud will blow more than If It Is left somewhat rough, nnd the high winds which prevail throughout the I'uiihaudle must be reckoned with In nil ugrlciilluiu) oper ations. Increased yields ure obtained from attcrmitliig summer fallow ami crops, hut the Ineiense Is not large enough to pa.v for Hie cru work in volved. As hits been s.ild, the sorghum crops occupy Ihe most Important place In l'liuhnmlle ligrlcultnie. These grow late In the fall ami leave the soil dry so thut II Is not advisable to follow them with winter grain. It Is better to grow some leguminous crop Ilk w peas the uet year and to follow this with wheat or rye. Wheat should be sown about Oi tober in, though in an average smson any time from October I to November 1 will do. The iiiuouut of moisture In the Roll nt seeding time und the sub sequent weather conditions have 11 greater Inlluence upon the yield than Ihe date upon which the eiop Is sown. Three pecks per acic is (lie rale lee onimemhd under ordinary conditions. The Turkey type Is probably the best for this legion. Il.ve Is Hie oilier winter grulii recom mended In the bulletin. Spring rye. It tSSaVjVamJVs4SaOSsBK!saKS!HT !PK!miSK'z?--' - t ir rfV, " .- . M't lmKmmmmmmmmmKmmmRKmJSRmlmmmmmKKmVKNKMUUh FIRST EXPERIMENT STATION AT AMARILLO, TEXAS 3 should he sulil Is nut recommended uu tier iiny circumstances when winter re Is to he ii-imI for pasturuge. It I should be sou 11 early In September at I about four pc ks pel acre Win 11 I grown for grain ll should he seeded about the middle of Oi tober at about three pecks per acie. The two vullo tlis that plomlse the best yields uie tin Kansas nnd ibe lvuuov Oats s the uiilv 'prlng gialn Unit has proved snicossful ot lo win let- wheal It Is pel hups the best small 1 grulii eiop While the .vlelds ale liol large. It has never fulled entliely to miike gialu. The highest yields have ' been obtained from Ihe iut-pnif ' group, whlih are really winter outs. bill In Ihe I'nnhuudl grown from spring seeding. Tin- 11 op Is usually I sown nhout .MiiitIi 1 nnd live peeks per ucre huve given the best results. All varieties shatter more or less and should be harvested ns sunn us ilpe. I'ioso imi.v he sown In the latter pail of May or In .lime at the lute of 'JO pounds of seed per iicte. This rop Is harvested with a gialn binder ami threshed the same us Ihe other grains. The other small grain ciops grown In the Panhandle Include ter barley, spi-lui; wheal, winter small now I win- ' spell ' have and winter eiiimer. None of these demonstialed superiority In un.v tin portaut repei t over Ihe four ci ops rec-1 ommemled In the bulletin and there seems to he 110 good reason, theiefore, why they should he grown. In feeding I value eiiimer and spelt are similar to 1 oats and are used for mm h the same purpose. The straw however. Is of lit tie vnlul' ami the yields of neither of these crops are us great as fiom the better varieties of oats. With all the small grain ciops In this section there is considerable loss from smut emit year. The greater part of lids loss can lie picvculed by treating the seed with 11 formaldehyde solution, The different methods of treatment me described lu detail in I'muit-is' lSulle tin Tils.. WEEDS GROWING IN ORCHARD Noxious Plants Allowed to Utilize Much of Moisture Dry Spells Evaporated Remainder. (Hv C V IIAPP Dfiuirtnii'iil of IliirtU 1 ultiirr Okldlitmiii A mat .M iitleK", HUllWHlir iMiring past yeuis dry seasons havu spelled disaster for many of the fruit growers of the state. One to careless methods of fanning Ihe orchards were allowed to grow up in weeds. These titllled much of Ihe molstuie unci the long, dry spell evapoiatid most of the rest. Krull either dried up or fell or was too small and bitter for any puie tlcul use. In nuiiiy cases the trees died. The negleit during the one dij year caused tbi' loss of orehuids that hud been built up dining miiiiy years. Thorough ore hard cultivation is the only successful method of combating the effects of 11 dry spell, flood unci thorough tillage will keep down all weeds ami will form 11 good dust mulch, which will largely prevent evaporation, KEEP CAREFUL MILK RECORD Only Positive Wny to Tell What Each ' Cow Is Doing Teat Should Be , Made Frequently. 'I lie only way to be sure which cows really do pay Is by keeping careful record of the amount of milk given 1 by each ow lu the herd, and the! amount of halter fal her milk contains us shown by the Ilahcock test. The lest should he made fairly ficqiicntly, , but ibe mill; given und the feed used; should be recorded every dny eXixrmffm4yi-x3M ww,a TV! Whenever You Need a Gescral Took Take Grove's The Old Standard Grore'i Tasteless chill Tonic la equally valuabla M a Gen eral Tonic because it contain the well known tome properties ot QUININE and IKON. It acts on (lie Liver, Drive out Malaria, Hnricbei the Blood and Builds up the Whole System. SO cents. " - ' Acquitted. "Tim sheriff tells nic," remarked a tlsllor tti it western tow ti, "Hint there IniMi't been ii prisoner In tin' county Jtill for hut it J en r. Thut would seem to Indicate thut your roiiiiniiulty Ik un usually free from crime." "Viit tiecessnilly," leplletl the native. "Ve'e cot some pretty slick lawyers n rotttn I heio." ON FIR3T 8YMPTOM8 iiso "Henovlno" mid bu cured. Do not wait until thu heart organ U beyond repulr "Henovlno" Is thu heart and ncrvo tonic l'rlco COc otid f 1.00. Adv. Reatonable Precaution. The lady was complaining to her dalr.viuan some time go regarding the quality of his milk. "Slum ' grass Iced, mum; short o' grass feed this time o' jeni," sulci the Jocular milkman, "llless you, them cows o' mine are Just as sorry about It us I am. 1 often stands und wiilebes 'em cry in', reg'lar cry In', mum, because they feel as how their milk don't do 'em ci edit You don't believe It?" "Oh. yes. I believe It," said Ihe lady ; "hut I wish In future you'd see that they don't drop their tems lnlt- .. -cull." Disagreeable and Dangerous Trouble is Diarrhoea, but 11 speedy and certain euro Is found in Mississippi Ulatrli'iea Cm dial, l'tlco 20c und COc Adv. Ideal Wife. Miss Marlon I'omeroy Smith, the Cupe Cod heiress who has Just won 11 legal contest for the control of her huge loituue, believes In vv omen's tights. '"Ilieie will lie fewer divorces," she said to 11 icporter. "when men treat women as their equals. "'Do yon know the kind of wife my ideal Is?' 11 mill 1 led mini once said to me. " 'Of course 1 do,' said I. 'Your Ideal wife is the kind that's tickled to death over 11 hlltlnhiy present of 11 bag of flour.' " RELIABLE REMEDY RESTORES KIDNEYS For many years druggists have watched tiitli much iutereat the remarkable record maintained by Dr. Kilmer's Hwampltoot. the great kidney, liver and bladder rem edy. It is a physician's prescription. Svrsinp-ltoot is n strengthening medi cine. Dr. Kilmer used it for years in his private practice. It helps tLe kidneys, liver and bladder do the work nature in tended they should do. Snamp-Itoot has stood the teat of years. It is sold by all druggists on its merit and It iv ill help you. No other leioedy can successfully tale its place. He sure to get Swamp Hoot and start treatment at once. However, If you wish first to test this great preparatinu send ten cents to Dr. Kilmer &. Co., IhiiKhauton, N. Y., for a sample tattle. When writing be sure snd mention this paper. Adv. True Philanthropist. "What disposal did old Viiudeigelt make of his enormous fortune when be died?" "Most of It vvns left ns 11 'fund to supply gasoline to Indigent motor ists.' " All His Own Way. The man who talks to please him self soon has thu audience well pleased with Itself. at i-niinl.-a rEft CHKT. AVcviclaule PrcpatationferAJ stauatindctuodarJIWu" :nrftlu ;imn.lrhalMluWt MMfw" IromoUs DivjcslloaOKffW' iicssnndltolCou(.-unsKto OniujiLMorpulue norMlnuil Not Naucotic. sssssu IossofMJ" facSteul7signatieof TOrCtwtAimcoHwrr. u; 0 V. . NEW-jaa kfR' ijEi?1! atxact Copy of vVrsffsat, jp Met Contents 15 Fluid Dracntsl Wl I ec I "Aw llTiTiiTsT'Wtfll JJK 1 "'V "ZZL? : CASTORIJ toc,r, "r i " ' ' IM ' E: "U... I V m S I BrTasTTTTTaVBBaVldaWtP!! CALOMEL WHEN BtLiOUS? NO! STOP! ACTS LIKE DYNAMITE ON LIVER I Guarantee "Godson's Liver Tone" Will Give You the Best Uvtr and Bowel Cleansing You Ever Had Doesn't Make You Slekl Stop using calomel! It makes you sick. Don't Iobo n day's work. If you feel Inzy, elURgluh, bilious or consti pated, listen to me! Calomel Is mercury or quicksilver which cuubch nccroslB of the bones. Calomel, when It comes Into contact with sour bile, crashes Into It, breaking it up. This is v;hcn you feel that aw ful nausea and cramping. If you feci "all knocked out," if your liver Is tor pid nnd bowels constipated or you have headache, dizziness, coated tongue, if breath Is bad or stomach rour just try u spoonful of harmless Dodnou's Liver Tone. Here's my guarantee Go to any drug store or dealer and get a EO-cont bottle of Dodson'B Liver Tone. Take a W. L. DOUGLAS "THE 8HOE THAT HOLDS ITS SHAPE" mr mr mst m mt m. mm a pest aarss 9JiUV 9i9iOU 9W1 V0M K WiVW ANOWOastl Save Money by Wearinii W. L. Douglas hoes. Foraale by overOOOOshoe dealers. The Beat Known Snoea in the World. W'. L. Douglas name and the rtuii price it stamped on the bot tom of 4II shoes at die factor. The value is guaranteed and the wearer protected agaiiut high prices for inferior shoes. The rcrad prices ate die same everywhere. They cost no mora in San Francisco than they do in New York. They are always woidi the price paid for diem. Tie quality of W. L. Douglas product b guaranteed by more tlun 40 years eiperiencc in making fine shoes. The smart ityies are the leaders ill the Fashion Centres of America. They are maJe in a well-equipped factoey at nrotkton. Mass by Uie highest paid, skilled shoemakers, under die direction and supervision of eipenenced men, all wotking determination to make the best shoes for die ran ray. Aid your tho dealer f nr XT. I- Douglas slio. If he rau not snpnly yon with the kind you want, take no other makfi. SVrltA for Interesttnsr booklet esnlalnlasr how to Eet shoes of tlin highest standard of quality (or tn prlos, W Mlnra nll ut.,aa - - 1 . , ,,, ..n. LOOK FOR W. L. Douglas name and the retail price stamped on the bottom. Near Experience. "Have jou hud an experience in this limiting hotel business?" "In ti way. 1 once boarded 11 vessel und lodged 11 complaint theie." IMITATION 13 8INCEREST FLATTERY but Ilka counterfeit money the Imita tion has not the worth of the original. Insist ou l.n Creole ' Hair Dressing It's tho original. Darkens your hair la tho uatural way, but contains no dye. Price $1.00. Adv. Perfectly Good Dog. Mr. Jones Hurry, shall I send Kldo to the dog show next week? Hurry No, tleiir; I'm iifrnld he Isn't good enough. Mrs. Jones Not good enough I Why, Kldo never did any thing wrong In his life. Stray Stories. Literal. "If the phone rings this morning," Mild the mistress to her new Swedish unltl, "Just say I'm out." A few minutes later the phone rung. Olgu Hopped her sweeping. "Ay biiiii; out," she said distinctly, and went 011 with her sweeping, leav ing the phono unanswered. WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS. Every woman takes great rrlde In having hor homo well kept, In having tho family wash done early In the week. Qood bluing Is needed even more than good soap. Do sure to US Red Cross Hall Ulue. Adv. The publc's neck Ih always exposed. Children jT What is CASTORIA Cnstorift Is a linrmloss rmbstltitte for Castor OH, Pare Boric, Drops nnd Soothlurr Syrups. It Is pleasant. It contains neither Opium, .ftlorphlno nor other Knrcotlo ubsttmco. Its uxo Is its gnuruntco. It destroys "Worms nnd allays Fcverlslmcss. For moro than thirty years It lias been, lu constant uso for tho relief ot Constipation. Flatulency, "Wind Colic, nil Tccthlno; Troubles and Dlarrliwa. It regulates tho Htoniach and liowcls, ttsslmllntcs tho Food, glvlnfr healthy nnd natural sleep 111 Culidrou's Fuuucca The Mother's Friend GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS iBears the Ca&Yffll&&u In Use For Over 30 Years Tho Kind You Hovo Always Bought THB 0MTOSI SSMSaHY, NSW VSSt HT, spoonful and If it doesn't straJsBtea you right up and tnako you reel f" nnd vigorous I want you to go bad tho storo and get your money, t son's Liver Tone is destroylug sale or calomel because It Is real II medicine; entirely vegetable, there! It cannot salivate or make you slcl I guarantee that ono spoonful Dodson's Liver Tono will put y. sluggish liver to work and clean y bowels of that sour bllo and con patcd waste which la clogging j system nnd making you feel mineral I guarantoo that a bottle ot Dodsc Liver Tono will keep your entire ti lly feeling fine for months. Give It your children. It Is barmlecs; doet gripe and they like Its pleasant tai Adv. ! with an honest price that money w ajssssssa . aisjjs- astlatasVtfM TsSSdTSTcT 13.00 s?.so t m JI-JKoojhashojinojjjIrocksJijasjaj DO YOl HAYE nlsjkt (weata f Hemorrhages of luniraf Pulps tn client and 1 I sideal F FaSaa tin Jer fcnciiiluer blauea T A alien A alight rough early In the mornlnx with a alight fever In the afternoon? A chro lc euuah with aipectoratlo.lt nave you loat weight and strength without apparent eanaa? slave jou loat appetite T The above are symptoms of eonenaiB tlon. It you have them, YOU NXBD LUNU-ViTA and yon need II NOW. Oo to your druggist and get It ot If ha hasn't It order direct TODAY. II day treatment f 1.00) 10 day treatment Sl.Tl. USE IT -OR ASTHMA TOO NAHHVIIXai mniOINB CO. Iept. U. MaahvtUe.l IV afunn i XhtiiaV ( OnP ahBaJLal wributt ergsrW Ssafsasaw SSJsjsjttrelSS yj y f . Wu" wlr,.4kY. .fold lor 47 years. For MalasuCtiiOf J nna rever. Also a rise Ueacrai" ilreiiiithenlBB Tonic. m,CS.KSX' ADVICE TO THE AGED Ate brings Intimities, such as si bowels, weak kidneys and torpid liver. Tuffs have a specific died est these erseae stimulating the bowels, glvss natural actkas, and Imparts vigor to the whete sgtsesa. NEW PENSION LAW fORWIMWS Send for blanks and iBstrarUona Sa. o. a. sews a iu , r,mtm u rmt MMn, uauwrsa, a a ,IOUINMMTt',."uni2 W. N. U., Oklahoma City, No. 40-191, Cry For isa&MaaiaEaBk Signature of nsMUk Pills i il "J 11 Ma