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THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
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Better cookies, cake
and biscuits, too. All
as light, fluffy, tender
&nd delicious ns mother used
to bake. And just as wholc
Eome. I'or purer Baking Pow
der than Calumet caanotjbe had
ot any price.
RECHVED HIGHEST AWARDS
YfcrU's Pre Feod E-pt!lies. CLior. IB.
Pirti EipM-ios, France, Much, 1S1Z
Tra ion t XT Bauer wVea yn toy clup or lif-nn
lttMf powder. Doa't be U! J. Buy Calumet. It'
nor economical mora wneluone firea beitrt-nlu.
Calnut i. fir opcrior to ioar milk aid mU.
The Cockney "H" Again.
Tho American tourist was taking
the rest euro lor a day in a Londou
"I shall want no more meals," she
Bald, when the maid brought up tea
"I shall bo up for dinner. There's
nothing more I want."
Then in tho next breath she added:
"Oh, yes, thero is! I want that hot
water bottlo; but that's not to eat."
Tho cockney maid stood silent for a
moment, then said gleefully, "Oh, yea
it is to 'eat! You want me to 'eat it
for you?" Youth's Companion.
"Tho fag system has gone out ol
schools now, hasn't it?"
"Not the brain fag kind."
If you are going to get in debt It is
perhaps better to run in than fb be
It takes 11 tons of boots to proauco
one ton of beet sugar.
YOU CAN SAVE MONEY BY
WEARING W. L. DOUGLAS SHOES.
For 31 yimrn W. L. Souirias hn truaranteed the)
value by having his name and ths retail price
ctamprd on the solo before the shoes leave the fac
tory. This protects the wenrer acralnKt blur, price.,
for inferior shoes of other makes. W 1.. DoufU.
lioet are nlnaji worth what you iiay tor them. If
you could era how carefully V 1., Douglas shori ate
tnartf , ami the high crude leather! newt, you would tlitu
mutcr-taml why tliey loolc heller, at heller, hold their
ital and wear lonue r than other luaken for the rrlre.
If Hie W. u Douglas shoes are not for aale In your
Tlelnlty, order direct from lattery. Shoes tent every
wheie, I'oitaeo free In the V H. Wrltr rbi- I Una.
tri.fril CiiialoiribowInK ho- to order by mail.
W. U DOUliLAS, HO Spark SU.Hroi-itoii.Uau
is constantly growing in favor becauso it
Does Not Stick to the Iron
ml it will not injuro the finest fabric. For
laundry purpose sit lias no equal. 16 ox.
package 10c. 1-3 more starch for same money.
DEFIANCE STARCH CO.. Oraalia, Nebraslu
W, L, DOUGLAS
MEN'S 4 WOMEN'S ifsX l-00 JLR
$2.50, $3, $3.50 rc- $$
$225, $2.50 JJ& yAikMpsoo
"STAGHEAD" OF FRUIT TREES
Cause May 13 e Due to Various Un
favorable Conditions Top-Grafting
Is Sometimes Necessary.
Very frequently apple trees and
some varieties of shado trees are seen
with, tho topmost branches dead and
remaining as dry sticks like antlers
projecting above the foliage. This
condition may be duo to various un
favorable conditions, but it is chiefly
encountered with old trees which have
long remained unsprayed, unpruned,
uncultivated and unfertilized This
allows opportunity for wood destroy
ing fungi to gain an entrance Onco
started their growth will eventually
destroy the wholo tree. Severe head
ing back and clearing out of the dead
nntl fungus infested wood followed by
cultivation and fertilization should bo
resorted to. In somo instances it may
bo necessary to top-graft to renew the
head of the tree. The full results of
such treatment do not show the first
.year Great care Bhould be taken not
to leave wounds through which tho
spores of fungi can gain an entrance
to cause future decay.
During tho past few years n large
number of shade trees in the north
eastern part of the United States, and
also the middle states have been af
fected with staghead. The trouble
appears to have come chiefly from thta
root system, but exactly what causes
it, is not deilnitely known at the pres
Thero are many varieties of shade
trees affected In this way, and this
means their ultimate destruction, since
those that do not die outright will
never recover their tops, and are,
therefore, worthless as specimens of
shade trees. This dying back is par
ticularly noticeable on elms.
A characteristic feature of trees af
fected with staghead, more conspicu
ous in slowly dying trees, may be seen
in tho Increase of the heartwood and
decrease of the sapwood, The wood
of the dying trees is very brittle, and
the limbs and branches fall off easily.
Old trees reaching the end of their
grand period of growth, usually show
tho samo characteiistic and for this
Elm Tree Dying With Staghead Ef
feet Note Dead, Stubby Branches
at the Top.
reason they, too, become dangerous.
Many of the limbs and branches fall,
a large percentage when there is no
wind and where the atmosphere is
usually quiet, especially during Oc
tober and November, after the leaves
In picking apples be careful not to
pick off the spurs.
The best available material fcrr fruit
boxes is the white spruce.
TIo up the currant bushes so the
snow will not break them down.
" Good fruifT and vegetables in clean,
attractive packages need no sales
man. Spray the tree:) this fall for the San
Jose scale if you have seen Kigns this
Tall strawberries do not produce so
great a number of plants as tho spring
Good young apple trees como high,
but tho poor ones are dearer than
any other kind.
Protect apple trees from sun scald
by putting boaids or comstalks on the
southwest sido of the tree.
Work up tho surplus apples Into
cider and if there are grapes to spare,
try the unfermented grapo juice.
Tho root louse often causes apple
scab, and ashes or limo around the
trunk of tho apple tree will stop the
raages of this pest.
Tho prar tree needs Utile culture.
Kncouraging strong growth only in
duces blight. A good sod surface and
slow growth are more favorable.
Tho poach makes a good stock for
somo varieties of plum. It has a
larger and stronger root system than
most plum varieties.
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How the Chief Justice Finally Gained Entrance
mASHINOTON. It was tho voico of tho thief Justice of the United States
Thero wad no response. The chief Jiibtlro stood boforo tho huge, bronzo,
barred dooro of tho Pan-American building Tho etitor justice waited in dig
Milled silence for tho doors to be
were to give a reception In that verj
building to tho members of the American lur association, and the reception
was scheduled to begin in a few minutes.
The chief justico merely shouted.- "Open up."
Somebody snickered, but nobody answered the summons. Tho associate
justices grew uneasy and bhlfted from foot to foot. Inside, through the bars
of the blg'bronze doors, was a scene of light, and cheer. Men in evening garb
fctood chatting gayly, awaiting tho arrival ol the Supremo court.
Tho chief justico looked about for a knocker. There was none. Ik
peeped hero and thero for a door bell. Thero was none. Suddenly ho dlscov
ered ho held a cane in his hand He raised tho cane menacingly. Onco again
ills order rang out In the night nlr: "Open up."
Hang! Uang!! Hang!!!
It was tho ferrule of tho chief justices cane against that valuable plate
glass. Instantly there wus a commotion inside. No less than half a dozen
uniformed servants dashed toward tho door to savo that plato glass. Uut
the chief justico did not see tho commotion and his cano banged loudly
against the plato glass until it seemed the glass surely must yield and shat
ter into bits.
Then, the glass doors were swung open, tho bolts on tho brctiio doors
were shot, locks wcro turned and wide swung the great bronzo doors to admit
the chief justico of tho United States.
Chief Little Bears Promises to Remain Neutral
THL3 secretary of the interior has received a letter from Little Bears, the
chief of a rovi.ig band of Indians known throughout tho far West as the
"Ilor-ky Mountain Hoys," in which lie gives assurances to tho federal govern
ment that "his forces will remain ab
solutely neutral during tho present
war In Europe." Newspapers arc not
delivered regularly In the neighbor
hoods which Little Bears frequents,
and it seems evident that somebody
with high ability in descriptive lan
guage must have told him about tho
quantity and quality of the fighting
now going on. Littlo Bears has a lo
cal reputation ns a mun unafraid of
anybody in the world, but It appears
that ho Is not ignorant of tho limita
tions of his own forces: ho must have been thoroughly impressed with tho
scale of tho European war, for he lost no time in sending his letter to Wash
ington. It is said that Secretary Lane immediately submitted the communication
to President Wilson, who asked that Little Bears be thanked for his patriotic
That a roving baud of North American Indians should bo co deeply im
pressed by the kind of lighting which goes on day after day on tho European
battle grounds is pretty strong evidence that tho ordinary noncombatant llv
ing in Washington, for instance, lias full justification tor his attitude of blank
dismay at the-enormlty of the Held operations.
Just as Easy as Burying a Politician, Said Taft
FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM II TAI-'T proved tho other day that nc
has lost none of his physical strength in the time ho has been away from
Washington. Mr. Taft was honored by the Chevy Chaso club, which pur
. ' y 3n3sw it-. yvj
Mr. Tnft thanked the members ol
the club for the honor they had bestowed upon him, and declared he was
happy upon his return to Washington to And that ho had not been forgotten
by his associates while heie. During his adminlHtiation Mr. Taft spent a
great deal of timo at tho Chevy Chase club, where ho was seen reguhuly
upon tho links.
"The Chevy Chaso club," he suld, "is doing a vast amount of work for
which it Is not given credit." His remark that tho oxpansivo grounds offoi
"a safety valvo to politicians who cannot gm expiesslon to their sudden
emotions in public places" brought a horns of laughter.
'President Wilson Has Supplanted Niagara Falls
STJOR many years It was customary for Englishmen on meeting an American
I touiist for tho ilrst time to open the conversation with: "From America
eh.' You must bo very proud of your Magaru iallb?"
I his was considered qulto tho
proper thing, und highly complimen
tary, plnco Niagara falls was the only
thing .that England did not hue
which excelled anything America hud,
In the Britisher's opinion.
Ed Kenna, former -Missourlan and
former vice-president of tho Santa To
railroad, but a resident, of France ami
England for tho past 1 1 years, tells a
new 0110 on tho Englishman.
Kenna is a neighbor of Kipling hi
Sussex, and tho two ure great friends.
Kenna and Kipling were hi conversation 0110 day, with America and Ameri
cans for tho theme. Something said by Kipling, who has a fononebs for both,
led Kenna to remark:
"Yes, for years and yeais you Englishmen, in tho preliminaries following
an introduction to an American, would ask that question about Niagara falls
Now you say, on being Introduced to an American: 'You must he very proud
of your Woodrow Wilson, ch, what?" Woodmw Wilson seems to have suc
ceeded Niagara falls In your estimation."
Senator Claike of Arkansas is tho fastest talker the United States senuto
probably has ever seen. When ho speaks tho stenographers bend over dou
bio and their hands fly from page to page llko lightning.
Thoy tell a story ot an export stenographer who was employed during a
political rush. Tho stonogiaphor was called In by tho senator for a long u t
ter. Several moments later ho oamo out. Ho was poraplrlng freely.
"I quit," ho announced to the room conerally, "when It coiuob -. d
dictation from u atling gun."
swung open, but tho doors did not
mow. They were locked and double
bolted it was nino o'clock at night
A chill breoze blew up across tho Mull
from the river, fanning tho swallovv
lulls of the chief justice's evening
com All tho associate justices of the
Supiouio court stood silently behind
the chief Justice, watching their chicl
hopefully. It was absolutely Impera
the that they gain entianco, for they
chased an oak tree to bo planted bj
the former chief executive. Tho tree
was he feet tall, and required a
large space for the roots, but Mr. Taft
handled tho spado with case, and it
took him less than Jlvo minutes to
level the ground after the oak had
been placed in position.
"It's as easy as burying a poll
tician," ho declared, as ho smoothed
tho earth admiringly after the tanl
hart been completed.
" ffflt"' fYOu'RE vcrr )
Mice Ate Peace Sermon.
In an address boforo tho Men's club
jf tho Tabernnclo Christian church,
according to a Columbus (Ind.) dis
patch, Rev. Ale.xnndr Sharp of tho
Presbyterian church thero, who hap
JuBt returned from n two months' vn
cntion abroad, told his atldlonce that ,
tho last sermon he delivered to his
congregation beforo ho left was an
earnest plea for universal peace.
Boforo departing ho placed the ser
mon In his desk; on his return he
opened his desk, Intending to reread
the sermon, but he found that mice
hud eaten his universal peaco effort 1
He Took the Hint.
"How radiant you are tonight, Made
line," he exclaimed enthusiastically
as 'they met at tho cornor. "You actu
ally look lit to eat."
"I feel that way, too," was tho naive
Whereupon one week's salary went
to binash In tho nearost lobster pal
Up linppy. Uso Red Cm Bnll Blue;
much better than liquid blue. Delights
the laundress. All grocers. Adv.
New York's annual assessed valua
tion this year Is ?8,0t!t,8r.9,9l2.
pccompanlcd by pnln hero or there extreme nervousness
fclceplcssnesa may bo fnlnt spclU or spasms nil arc signals of
distress for a woman, She may bo growing from girlhood into
womanhood passing from womanhood to motherhood or Inter
Elinor irifc irom that crmngo Into initiuie lire which leaves to many ,
wrecks of women. At any or nit of these periods of n woman's life"
shcshould tako a tonic and ncrvlno prescribed for just such cases
by 0 physician of yast experience in the diseases of women.
has successfully treated moro ensos In past forty yoara than any other known remedy. It;
can now bo had In sugar-coated, tnblct form as well ns in the liquid. Sold by mcdiclna
dealers or trial box by mall on receipt of HO cents in stamps.
Miss Klisnbvt), LorJnlil of Ui-rktli-y, Col., in a recent Ictlrr to Dr. Pierce Bald: "t wi completely
broken down In hcalih.lwnsiicliinfrund had imlminllovrmiylKiily and wuaaoncrvous that t could scream
if anyone talked tome, tut I hud tho Rood foituno toini.ctiinursowhohadhcnciircdby Dr. I'lcrco'n
Prescription, 1 havu never had nn occation to consult a physician since am In excellent health.'
Dr. Pierce's Plennnnt
liver and bowels BURnr
"THE WHEAT GRANARY OF THE
WORLD," A WELL AP-
Western Canatlu occuplun u stronger
ponltion today than It ever lias occu
pied. TuUIiik 0110 year with another,
tho eillcienoy of Us lands to product)
lias booh well proved. It has not been
said of It that year In and year out
there weio bumper and bounteous
crops If such a condition existed It
would be phenomenal In tho history
of any country. Willi an oxtenslvo
torrltori pioducltiK sruln, hogs, cuttlo
and sheep, of boiuo 800 mlleo wide and
1,000 miles long, It Is ensy to con
celvo of a. wldo variation In tempera
I tiro and cllmato; thero Is variation in
rainfall and snowfall; every section Is
not the best In tho district somo are
better than others and somo worse,
but as a general thing, tho grout per
centage Is "bettor." This past year
has shown that boiuo portions arc not
altogether immune from periods ol
drought The samo may bo said of ad
joining states to tho south. Hut this
year has also shown that In tho
greater portion of Western Canada
drought does not appear, but oven In
tho dr.ought-strieken area of this year,
past years have shown that the boII
produces wonderfully well and oen
this yeur. with modern methods,
known ns "dryfarmliig," good crops
wore harvested. ' Tho largo nutnbor
or Americans who during tho past six
teen years have been attracted to
Canada lmvo not gono simply bocnuso
of the ndvei Using of that country, but
becauso their frlcutln and their old
time neighbors hnvo dono woll thero,
ami with careful and Judicious farm
ing almost overjono has" dono well.
As u result of tho grout influx of
iminigiatlon tho open or prairie home
steading urea Is being rapidly taken
up. The fact that this Is so Is uvl
denco that Western Canada lands aro
productive, and on these open plains
toda are to bo bopii tho homes of
successful larmeis from almost ovory
Btuto In the Union. Thej have earned
their patents and now own ouirirhi
theli 1G0 acies of land together nrob-
ubly with an adjoining 100 acies,,
which tliev have pm chased 01 pre
To Arouse A
spcci.il attention must be
paid to the Stomach and
Bowels for they have a di
rect influence on each
other. You will find it a
good plan to take
for a few days to help Na
ture restore theseorgans to
strength & healthy activity
W. N. U., OMAHA, NO. 47-1914.
Pellets rccnlnte stomach.
- coutecl. tiny (trnttules
empted, nil ot which Is worth from
?25 to ?:10 per aero. Thoy originally
started by growing grains altogether,
but they found that thoy could secure
11 bettor price for much of their grain
by feeding It to hogs and cattlo, and
tho most successful ones are those
who havo followed this course.
Uut to meet tho wants of the now
comer a now homestead area hns boon
opened up, known as the "park coun
try." In this pnrk country aro to bo
found beautiful groves of poplar and
willow, small lakcB and streams, with
sulllclent o"pen area to cnablo ono to
go Into Immediate cultivation of crop,
and in duo time when they wish mora
land to bo put under cultivation, they
may nt smnll coiit cut down some oB
the groYrjs, which In tlit meantime
have been valuable In providing fuel
and in giving sholter to cattle.
Notwithstanding tho high character
of tho open prairie lands and tho fact
that farmers there have realized in a
splendid way, there is the opinion
backed up by a lot of experience that
this purkllko country contains soil
oven better than that of tho open area
Tho opportunities, therefore, fdr
money making aro as great today na
thoy over were. Tho opportunities for
enrrjing on farming successfully nro
fully as great us thoy ever wore. Of
this park urea wo have an immenso
quantity of land yet to bo sottled. It
is true that tho railroads have not yet
penetrated these districts to the extent
thut thoy have the open area, but this
will como and as settlements ndvanco
bo will railroads build. For tho prea
cut thorc is a temporary lull in rail
road building, but it Is always tho
caso that whoro there Is a, demand
there will come a Biipply, and it will
not be long boforo the park country
will bo penetrated by railroads that
will give sulllclent accommodation for
all needs, hut to thoBO who prefer It
there aro lots of opportunities for pur
chasing land ucurer towns and vll
lagoB and at low prices"nnd on easy
Whothor 0110 cares to purchase or
homestead It can butter bo dono by
paying a visit to tho country and it
will ropuy you to spend somo littlo
time visiting tho different districts.
Wife James, jou are ?olng out
without your mulllpr
Autolst I cut U uni
Just as easy to got eggs in cold weather
as in snnnc. Winter should he th
laying, hest paying months
be if only you will start at
own uprf, ,-f innlc o,wl ,-.i.ii;.nn.. r
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have not begun to lay, it is a sure hiun tlut they need
I ratts Poultry Regulator the one tonic that stirs up
your ullv, lazy hem, makes them hunt a nest and get
busy producing cgg3.
Don't delay. Go to your dealer's at once and ajl: for TratH.
Makes no illlfr-rcniu w licllit r j 011 lisvi ten tiers or ten t lioiisjnd
Hi y ncedl'ritts. A rciord of 41 jrard lucL of evi-ry ruiUs
ami sack, batufaction ku irumecd or j our money back.
In 23c induces un.blcat.lb. mllantA" .tfl. A, in nnn.l,l
I'rnlti Ituui- Itr piedy Is a nuarantced cure. Now Ij the dancer
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