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THE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
Those Who Exercise Thrift. Prac
tice Due Economy, and Adopt
Reasonable Methods Are
Sure to Prosper.
Thoso who aro irttcrcstod In devel
oping tho agricultural resources of
Western Canada In bringing to tho
notice of thoso whom thoy desire to
take part in this development present
only tho facta. Thcro has never been
.given the Impression that farming In
Western Canada could bo carried oa
without effort or labor, but It has been
successfully stated that better results
can bo secured with less outlay of
capital, cither In money or labor, than
anywhere else on tho contlnont. This
has been proven tlmo and tlmo again.
Hundreds of cases could bo cited
whero men havo taken up farms,
either a homestead, or purchased from
railways or land companies, and with
llttlo capital at the start havo ac
quired a competence, have established
.good homes for themselves, and pro
vided a suro future. Thoy have com
fortablo homes and all their surround
ings aro comfortable, speak of the re
ward that their thrift has accomplished.
Carl Dlckan, of Russian Poland lived
In Pittsburgh, Pa., for fourteen yoars,
and saved up $900. In 1903' ho took
tho $900 with him to Alberta. His own
story is that ho bought a quarter sev
Hon, for which ho agreed to pay
$1,200. "In 1904 I had thirty acres of
crop, threshed 900 bushels. In 1909 I
bought another quarter. I now havo
cno hundred acres under cultivation,
and havo never had a crop failure,
Have threshed forty-seven bushels of
wheat per acre, but tho average has
been about forty. My oats, for tho
eleven years that I have been hero
averaged forty-seven bushels to tho
acre. I now havo 9 horses, 47 head
of cattle, 33 hogs, which lI considor
worth $3,000. I have a thousand dol
lars worth of farm Implements and
my land is worth $3,000. This is all
clear of debt I have every reason to
consider this a first-class mixed farm
ing, dairying and poultry raising coun
try, as I think that it is apparent that
I havo had nomo success. Tho only
help that I had wa my oldest boy,
who was 8 years old when I arrived
About fifty miles west of Wetaski
win there Is a pr.rtially timbered dis
trict lying between Buck Lake and
Pigeon Lake. All this land Js ready
for homesteadlng, and Judging from a
letter received by a resident there,
this would seem to be an deal placo
for a farmer who desired such sur
roundings. This sottler lives on tho
shore of Buck Lake, his land is willow
bruBh, which is easy to clear. Somo
of tho lumber Is good saw timber,
and lots of good logs for buildings can
be had, as well aa rails for fencing.
For wheat growing tho soil is excel
lent. Water is easily secured, fishing
is good and plentiful and gamo is any
thing but scarce. Tho settlors aro
mostly from the United States and
Advice With Motive.
"I am much bothered," ho said; "I
can marry a wealthy widow whom I
don't love or a poor girl that I love
Intensely. What shall I do?"
"Listen to your heart," advised his
companion, "and marry the one you
"You are right, my friend. I shall
marry the girl."
"Then you can glvo mo tho widow's
APPLICATION OF LIME-SULPHUR MIXTURES
Timely Spraying Saves the First Crop.
Lime-sulphur wash Is mainly a
winter remedy, and tho later In tho
winter the treatment is given tho bat
ter, JuBt so tho work is finished beforo
tho buds open. It Is injurious to
young follago and blossoms. If ono
is unavoidably delayed in using it and
finds that he must treat the trees aft
er the buds have opened, tho appli
cation should bo directed mcroly to
tho trunk, and branches, and care
should bo used to touch as little as
possible of tho flowers, foliage or
young fruit with it. When this caro
is used, it may be used as a remedy
for San Jose scale even in summer.
Lime-sulphur wash Is now tho ma
terial mostly relied upon for control
ling tho scale, and it has proved so
effectual that when ono onco finds
that his trees are infested and knows
how to preparo thlB wash, there is no
real necessity for another tree being
lost from tho scale. When tho In
gredients aro properly boiled together
and the wash then applied to tho
No sick headache, sour stomach,
biliousness or constipation
Get a 10-cent box now.
Turn tho rascals out tho hcadacho,
biliousness, indigestion, tho sick, sour
stomach and foul gases turn them
out to-night and keep them out with
Millions of men and women tako a
Cascaret now and then and never
know tho misery caused by a lazy
liver, clogged bowels or an upset stom
ach. Don't put In another day of distress.
Let Cascarets cleanse your stomach;
remove tho sour, formenting food;
tako the oxcess bllo from your liver
and carry out all tho constipated
waste matter and potson in the
bowels. Then you will feel great.
A Cascaret to-night straightens you
out by morning. Thoy work whllo
you sleep. A 10-cent box from
any drug storo moans a clear head,
fiweet stomach and clean, healthy liver
and bowol action for months. Chil
dren love Cascarets becauso they
never gripe or sicken. Adv.
The Gourmand -I suppose you've
had to put up with "Tlpperary" ever
since the war started?
Tho Walter (his labor unrewarded)
Yes, sir, and Up a rarity. London
"I wonder why Mrs. Jlggs looks
such a leaden color."
"She says she has plumbago."
Portable Engine With Boiler Placed
Near Orchard Where Water Can Be
Obtained Steam Conveyed to Bar
rels Through Rubber Hose.
trees, so as to thoroughly treat all tho
branches and twigs, it is fatal to every
scale that is wetted' by it. It can
not, however, be relied upon to ex
terminate tho San Jose scalo, for it
is impracticable to make an applica
tion so thorough as to reach every one
of tho tiny scales. It Is so effective,
however, that ono thorough treatment
late each winter Is sufficient to keep
tho trees in good condition. Trees
that aro very badly infested when
the scalo is first discovered might be
treated In tho fall after tho leaves aro
off and again in lata winter. But
once tho scalo is subdued, ono treat
ment each winter Is sufficient.
When trees havo been sprayed with
lime-sulphur wash In late winter there
la no need to spray with bordeaux
mixturo until after tho blossoms fall;
In other words, a late-winter appli
cation of tho wash takes tho place of
tho lato-wlnter application of bor
deaux mixturo. An excellent foature
of tho lime-sulphur wash Is Its gon
eral offect on tho trees In removing
moss, dead bark, etc. This will check
tho scale, If It should get started at
any tlmo, and would entirely provent
tho scale from killing dozens or hun
dreds of vnlunblo trees beforo It la
discovered, as It often docs.
Lime-sulphur has some disadvan
tages. It Is somewhat troublesomo to
preparo and Is destructive to Bpray
pumps by reason of Its corrosive ac
tion. This latter point should bo pro
vided against by purchasing pumps
with all working partB, or all parts
which come In contact with tho mate
rial, of brass, as brass will withstand
It quite well. Copper pumps or tankj
aro quickly destroyed by it.
Self-boiled lime-sulphur is practi
cally tho only satisfactory fungicide
that Is safo to uso on peach, plum and
cherry foliage. At tho present time
It is used for tho control of peach
scab and brown rot upon peaches, and
leaf rot on cherry.
Homemade lime-sulphur solution
costs about one-half as much as the
commercially prepared nt current
prices. It requires a little moro care
In Its use, Hltico It is UBiinlly not as
constant in strength as the best com
Boil tho solution not Icbs than forty
five nor more than sixty minutes.
Sediment is duo to the following
causes: lumpy sulphur, which should
bo run through a sieve, not enough
water, Impure lime, air slaked lime,
Improperly slaked lime, Irregular boll
ing. It should bo strained out through
two thicknesses of wire lly screening
or strainer. rue siuago mm imHUH
through tho strainer may bo dtero
Unless used tho day it 1b made,
which 1b often the most practlcablo
method, concentrated lime-sulphur
solution should be stored as soon as
made in air-tight barrels. If open
vessels aro used for storage a thin
film of oil on tho surface will prevent
If burned lime is used it should bo
slaked with hot water, and caro must
bo taken to use enough water to pro
vent burning, and yet not enough to
drown tho Umo and thus prevent
slaking; slaking 1b inoro easily dono
with hot water. The sulphur may bo
mixed to a paste and then added to
tho lime solution, or It may be added
dry and mixed afterward. Hydrated
llmo can bo ndded after tho sulphur,
beforo tho sulphur or with tho aul
phur with equally good results.
LAND CLEARING DURING COLD WEATHER
Blasting Stumps In Winter With Low Freezing Explosives.
Land clearing Is usually considered a
warm weather proposition, April and
September being tho most popular pv
rlods, but tho Introduction of low
freezing explosives now makes It pos
slblo to blast stumps In March and
In early winter.
In any weather In which it Is feas
ible to boro tho holes under tho
stumps these modern explosives work
well without thawing. ThlB point Is
of particular Importance right now be
causo thoro never has been a tlmo
when land clearing was moro desirable
than nt present.
There will be moro reasons for high
priced wheat, corn and othor food
BROUGHT ALL INTO COURT
Indictments Too Hastily Issued Caused
Some Commotion When In
terested Ones Appeared.
Tho Green Bag reports tho recent ef
fort of Judgo Wallace of tho Kansas
City Criminal court to enforpo rigidly
tho Sunday bluo laws. He had or
dered tho Indictment and arrest of all
keepers of shops, stores and parks, as
well as all actors and othor perform-
ore, Ono of the places of amusement
was n hippodrome of wild animals,
and In Its zeal tho grand Jury had In
dicted a number of actors nt this placo
on Information furnished by witnesses
employed there. Warrants wero Issued
and tho marshal was directed to bring
tho Indicted ones beforo tho bar.
"Call Mnry Garden," said tho Judgo
"Mary Garden 1" yelled tho deputy
Thoro was.an appreciable delay, nnd
then suddenly tho door opened and
Into tho crowded court room enmo two
mon dragging, at tho end of powerful
chains, nn angry lioness, who ex
pressed her disapproval of tho situation
by emitting a deafening roar.
Whon tho stampede was Btoppod and
ordor restored tho ovorenthustastlo
Judge found that he had caused tho
Indtctmont of somo hundred or more
nnlmnls, Including lions, tigers, leop
ards, hyenas, dogs, cats and pigs, all
of which woro nt tho roust houso
entrance creating such a disturbance
that tho wholo neighborhood had gono
Into a stato of slego. Now York Sun.
Couldn't Frfazo Her.
A young womnn was recently Intro
duced to n volublo old lady aa "sister
to So-nml-So. tho artist." Instantly
tho latter exclaimed:
"I should havo known tho relation'
ship, my dear, by tho resemblance
Why, it is perfectly startling. I nover
saw two faces moro exactly allko In
contour and "
"But, Mrs. C," Interrupted tho girl,
"I am only his slster-ln-law."
"Which makes It all tho moro won
dorful," continued trio other, without
displaying the least embarrassment or
A True Bourbon.
In tho unregenerato past, whon our
fair land lay In drunken stupor under
tho lieol of tho demon rum, a toachcr
of chemistry In ono of tho southorn
colleges wob quizzing his class on the
subject of the preceding lecture, which
was "water," and happened to call up
on a student from Kentucky, ono John
"Johnson," ho said, "name tho prln
cipal properties of water."
"Well, sir," said Johnson, briskly
and confidently, "It's poisonous."
New York Evening Post.
KILLED WHILE ROBBING TOMB
Plunderer of Egyptian Sarcophagus
Crushed When Roof Fell In, and
Professor Petrlo. tho eminent Egyp
tologist, whllo oxplorlng about thirty
flvo miles from Cairo, discovered a
tomp of tho Twelfth Dynasty that
thieves had broken Into thousands of
yenrs ago. A tragody attended tho
robbery, as Profoasor Petrlo nlso dis
covered. Tho Sunday School Times
calls It "a tragdy of provldontlal
"It appears," says Professor Petrlo,
that tho plunderers removed only a
fow bricks, bo that a man could crawl
Into tho tomb. One of tho men entered,
opened tho coflln, lifted tho mummy
out nnd laid It across tho coflln, so
that ho could easily unwind tho band
ages. Ho first found n collar of beads.
which ho passed out Into tho shaft,
whero wo found It. Thon ho camo to
tho Jowols (a beautiful work of gold
and colored gems), and took It from
tho body. Beforo ho could do anything
moro tho roof apparently feu In, nnd
crushed him nnd tho mummy. Tho
other robbers, seeing tho fnto of their
accompllco, nbandoncd tho tomb, nnd
filled in tho shaft to hldo their guilt."
Tho explorers found tho skeleton of
tho robber besldo that of tho mummy.
Why, of Course He Did.
"Gabo," said tho lawyer to tho
amazed negro witness, who hud boon
listening to a heated discussion as to
tho admissibility of certain testimony,
"you havo followed carofully this in-
trlcato discussions touching on tho va
rious aspects of medical Jurisprudence
involved in tho lssuo wo havo beforo
us for adjudication; and in vlow of
that I now deslro to know whether
you do or do not find your ovldcnco
still coinciues wuu mo mcory uu
vnnced by my loarnod brothor?"
Tho witness cast a triumphant sldo
glanco nt his own attorney. Thon he
puffed out his Hps and his chest.
"Most doubtlcssl" ho answered.
FlatbUBh I sco artificial flowers for
millinery aro being mado to lncloso
tiny Incandescent lamps, which can bo
supplied with current from storago
batteries hidden lnsldo their wearer's
Bcnsonhurst Con It bo possible that
fashlonnblo women want their heads
to bo any lighter?
Oave Himself Away.
The general was distributing medals
for Bpcclal valor. Summoning Prlvato
Bumptious to stop forward, much to
tho general surprlso of tho ranks, ho
"Men, look upon this herb, nnd 1ml
tnto his bravery 1 All through tho
long night ho stood firm nt his Bon
Unci's post, although completely sur
rounded by tho enemy, nnd thoro ho
remained calmly." s
Urlvato Bumptious turnod deadly
palo. But boforo ho fell In a faint to
tho ground, ho gaBpcd out:
. "Then thoy woro enemies I I thought
they woro our own troops."
Throo youths who stolo CO autoa in
three years exceeded tho "speed limit."
After the War.
"When I was nt tho front in Bel
glum, I took part In mnny running
"And I'll bet thoy wero tho only
kind you woro In."
Wiggs What caiises dlvorco?
Waggs Men, women and mar
Look, MotlisrI If tongue it
coated, give "California
Syrup of Figs."
Children lovo thia "fruit laxatlvo,-
and nothing clso cleanses tho tender
stomach, liver and bowels no nicely.
A child simply will not stop playing
to ompty tho bowels, and tho result is
thoy becomo tightly clogged with
wnBto, liver gets sluggish, stomach
sours, then your llttlo ono becomes
cross, hnlf-slck, fovortsh, don't eat,
sloop or act naturally, breath is bad,
system full of cold, has fcoro throat,
Btomach-acho or diarrhoea. Listen,
Motliorl Sco If tonguo Is coated, thon
glvo a tcaspoonful of "California
Syrup of Pigs," nnd In n fow hours all
tho constipated wast'o, sour bllo and
undigested food passes out of tho Bys-
torn, nnd you hnvo a well child again.
Millions of mothora glvo "California
Syrup of Figs" becauso it Is perfoctly
harmless; children lovo it, and It nov
er falls to act on tho stomach, liver
Ask nt tho storo for a CO-ccnt bottlo
of "California Syrup of Figs," which
has full directions for babies, children
of nil nges nnd for grown-ups plainly;
printed on tho bottle. Adv.
New Cancer 8erum.
Tho results of tho work of nearly &
year by physicians, surgeons and labor
atory staff of tho General Memorial
hospital of New York, tondlng to show
tho success of a new cancer serum,
aro expected to bo published soon in
an official report of tho medical hoard
of tho Institution to announcements
made recently, Tho report will contain
tho nnmo of tho discoverer of tho now
serum, Ha composition, tho dotalls ot
tho preliminary laboratory work and
tho individual medical histories ot the
pntlonts so far treated injho hospital.
Tho announcements forecast this re
port as ono of tho most Important con
tributions to sclcnco emanating from
tho medical professions in this coun
try. Tho serum is used by injection.
Tho cancorous growths break down,
dlsintogrnto and disappear, it is as-
sorted. . i
Rooms without growing plants are
nover really porfectly satisfactory in
spito of tho chnngo of turnlturo from
ono pluco to another, its readjustment
with fresh color from tlmo to Umo.
Thoro muBt always bo momonts whon
tho iunnlmato room bores or stifles
ono, but nover a timo whon a plant
lifting up its branches for tho blos
soming tlmo will not win your ro
BponBO, your deslro to aid It, your Joy
In Its triumph.
Indeed, a very cold, baro and plain
room can bo mado cozy and inviting
by tho introduction of a fow blossom
ing plants. In tho summer tlmo thoy
connect you with tho garden, in tho
wlntor they shut you away from chill
and frost, with color and fragrance
thoy wolcomo your friends. Tho
products in tho fall of 1915 and In
1916 tlian exist at present. Ah Pros
dent Wilson pointed out In hlB address
to tho chamber of commerce ot tli
United States in ' Washington, th
prospects aro for an Increasing scar
city of food throughout the world be
cause of tho European war. He urges
that every American farmer bo en
couraged to increase) Ills food produc
tion to tho maximum.
By clearing cut-over laud in March
It is possiblo to seed It this coming
spring and get a big crop off this vlr
gin boII during 1915, and tho low free&
Ing explosives "make March blasting
Before Us Is
Wha' importance if any- is !thero
in the Mineral Content of food?
Listen then, to a well-known physician:
"Unfortunately for the well-being and health of the
individual and the human race, the manufacture of foods
has been tending more and more to isolation of chemical
entities; and our modern methods of 'refining', 'purify
ing' and 'improving' the foods' which Nature so abund
antly furnishes, deprive the natural, wholesome food
products of most of their mineral constituents and there
by reduce their real food values to a minimum.
"The human organism receives but a small fraction
of the nutritive minerals which Nature evidently intend
ed it to have, and the inevitable result io Mineral Starva
tion and its dire consequences in the shape of Malnutri
tion, General Debility, Anemia, Indigestion,Tuberculosis,
Rachitis, Gout, Carcinoma, Diabetes, Nephritis, Decayed
Teeth, and other modern diseases."
The recognition of these facts led, about twenty years ago, to the
perfecting of a food extraordinarily rich in those "mineral constituents"
mentioned above, and which are so necessary for proper growth and
maintenance of body, nerves and brain.
That food is
a food containing all the nutrn 'nt of wheat and barley, including the priceless
phosphorus, iron, lime, sulphur, etc., of these grains.
Easy of digestion, nourishing, economical, delicious this food, a3 a part of the
daily ration, has proved its worth to thousands.
"There's a Reason"
8old by Grocers everywhere.
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