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THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
Must be provided when the
Appclile is Poor
The Digestion Weak
The Liver Lazy and
The Dowels Constipafcd
it is an excellent tonic, appe
tizer and stomach medicine.
Ho Wanted to Know.
"Mother, who was the strongest
ninn?" said Jolmnlo.
"Why, Samson, I think," said his
mother, who was not very certain
about history, sacred or otherwise.
"Well, how long was ho champion?"
asked Johnnie, another question which
N his mother could not answer.
RESINOL SPEEDILY HEALS
ITCHING, BURNING SKINS
Usually reslnol ointment, with res
lnol soap, stops Itching at once, quickly
and easily heals distressing cases of
eczema, rash, ringworm, tetter or simi
lar tormenting skin or scalp eruptions,
and clears away plmplos, .redness,
roughness, and dandruff, when other
treatments havo proven useless.
Physicians havo prescribed reslnol
for twenty years, while thousands
whose skins have been healed Bay,
"What reslnol did for us It will do for
you." Try It! All druggists soli resl
nol soap and reslnol ointment. Adv.
Not Exactly Comforting Scripture.
At the anniversary meeting of the
Blblo Reading association Rev. W. Y.
Fullerton of tho Baptist Missionary so
ciety told a story ot illustrate the fact
that some people needed guidance In
tho selection of their Bible reading.
According to the Westminster Gazetto,
the story was a reminiscence of Mr.
Fullerton's mission days, when a man
came to one of his meetings and told
of his efforts to comfort his wifo as
she lay upon tho sickbed.
"I read to her every night," ho said
"What did you read to her?" asked
"Well," said the man, "I began at
tho first chapter of the Book of Prov
crbs, and when I had finished Uio book
The Easiest Way.
Tommy had a cold In his head,
which confined him to tho house, so
ho was allowed to invito his young
friend, Jack, to tea.
Afterward the two small boys com
monced playing hldo-and-scok, and
Tommy rushed into tho dining room
and asked his father to conceal him
This father did, behind a big arm
Presently in came Jack, and instead,
of beginning his search, calmly threw
himself down on tho rug boforo tho
"Come, Jack," said Tommy's father,
"aren't you going to look?"
"No fear," was tho small boy's calm
retort. "I'm waiting till he sniffs!"
"I hear that poor Blank died with
out tho aid of a doctor."
"Yos, bo managed it alone, poor
"If I say my prayers tonight, mam
ma, will they got by the Zeppelins?"
"He who has health
And he who has hope
" (Arabian Proverb)
Sound health is largely
a matter of proper food
Which must include certain
.mineral elements best de
rived from the field grains,
but lacking in many foods.
made of whole wheat and
malted barley, supplies all
the rich nourishment ot
the grains, including their
vital mineral salts phos
phate of potash, etc., most
necessary for building and
energizing the mental and
"There's a Reason"
Sold by Groccra everywhere.
Congressmen Want Portraits in the Directory,!
WASHINGTON. :The Congressional
signed by 65 members of tho houso
of tho Congressional directory tho photographs of tho 435 mombers of tho
ment. Among tho reasons advanced
bo published in tho directory tho following wero enumerated in tho petition:
Membors would bo moro quickly
tho departments would easily rccognlzo
necessary; tho directory would bo moro
expenso would bo nominal, only a few
When Congressman Ragsdalo suggested moving pictures of members, and
Congressman Walsh recommended a plush-covered album for the clerk's desk,
Congressman Smith Insisted that this
intend to reply to Jocular inquiries. Mr.
havo tho iingerprlnts to aid in the idcntlllcatlon ot members,"
Public Health Service
r ECAUSE nn innocent, but bowhlBkered, monkey belonging to the public
sJ health service wa8 locked in a room
looking up tho animal's antecedents, tho
age. Tho room was tho property ot
a man living near the hygienic labora
tory, and although tho monkoy was
tho occupant thereof for only an hour,
what ho did to tho apartment was
aplenty. Ho mado gay with a pair
of trousers, smashed a large banquet1
lamp and toro off 12 square yards of
The trouble started when the
monkey left tho laboratory without
permission. For several weeks ho
had been confined in a cago in tho
building and, in company with a horse, many guinea pigs and several chickens,
had submitted to a number of experiments at tho hands of surgeons. One ot
the uses to which he was put was tho
tho hypodermic. Watching his chance,
tho helpers forgot to lock tho door, and
over tho roofs.
Tho first thing tho surgeons knew
from a nearby retail merchant, who
offered for tho animal's return. "I will
"and that is cheap, too, for I had a terriblo time catching him."
"But wo have no fund for that purpose," replied tho doctor In chargo of
tho laboratory. "I think myself it is worth $2 to catch a llvo monkey. 1
wouldn't do it for ?10." The man wanted to get rfd of tho monkoy, so ho led
ono of the attendants to his house.
When tho door waB opened to tho
It wob found to bo a wreck. "Oh, my
caught tho runaway. "Just look at them; they coBt mo ?9 last week."
"Perhaps you had better keep tho
suggested tho man from tho laboratory.
"Not on your life," cried the owner
house two hours longer there will bo
buo the United States for what I have
Mystery of the Missing
UJ HO ato tho reindeer?" is the question that is agitating tho department oi
f tho interior. It is a deep, dark mystery. Herbert Meyer, private sec
rotary to tho secretary ot the interior, affects to believe that the matter is ono of
no moment. But when ho is pressed
For tho first tinfo In several years official Washington determined to resume
tho old practice of having cabinet dinners. That Is, each cabinet officer in turn
was to givo a dinner to tho president
liright young men about tho department concluded that horo was a
chance to pull a clever stunt and incidentally advertise the resources ol
Alaska. Stephen T. Mather, a young millionaire who puts in somo 14 hours a
day at work as assistant to the secretary, put the Idea into effect. Ho got
William T. Loop, who Ib in chargo of
to import a shipment of reindeer meat
in cold storage awaiting Secretary Lano's cabinet dinner.
Tho secretary was called West unexpectedly, nnd it was necessary to
postpone tho feast. Therefore tho cold-Btorago warehouso had tho custody of
the precious meat for some time.
When tho dinner date approached
meat. A delegation visited tho butcher
Hubbard's sensations on discovering
on the sensations ot the delegation.
withdrawn by order of tho secretary. Tho secretary, when thlB was reported
to him, waa mystified, but sinco several havo authority to do things in hie
name he concluded to remain mystified. Inquiries might provo embarrassing.
So it was that President Wilson had something elso to eat when ho tucked
his legs under Secretary Lano's table. Alaska reindeer did not appear on
Even the President Couldn't Resist This Show
THE boy in a man remains even if tho man becomes president of tho United
StateB. This was demonstrated tho day President Wilson went to congrem
to advise tho lawmakers that ho had sent the ultimate noto on tho submarln
Issuo to Germany. Plainly cognizant
of tho seriousness of tho stop ho had
taken tho president left the Whlto
Houso in his autou'obllo for the mllo
drive up Pennsylvania avenuo to tho
capltol. Passing ono ot the local
newspaper Offices was a crowd of
thousands strotchud completely across
tho wldo thoroughfare, stopping tho
prosldental party, bent upon an er
rand ot tho greatest concern to the
entire nation. Tho great crush puz
tied tho president and tho secret
servlco men until they followed tho
suspended in midair a man struggling
It was a well-known juggler performing ono ot his outdoor advertising
.'eats. Tho pollco forced a passagoway for tho Whito Houso car, which
moved ahead slowly, tho president all
flrBt the side, then tho rear, apparently as much absorbed in tho man's antics
as any newsboy. Ho seemed disappointed when tho way was cleared for the
Oontiuuauco ot bis journey before tho
Record recently contained a petition
rocommendtng that in all future Isbucs
house accompany their autobiogra
phies In that annual publication.
Furthermore, tho houso voted In
formally to Includo In tho Bamhart
printing bill an amendment authoriz
ing publication of photographs In the
An amusing debate, participated
in by handsomo and not so handsome
members of tho house, precoded the
adoption of tho amendment. Con
gressmen Edward ot Georgia and
Smith of Idaho sponsored tho amend
why tho pictures of mombers ought to
acquainted with each other; officials In
members and mako introductions less
valuable as n public documont; tho
hundred dollars each session.
was a serious matter, and ho did not
Walsh said that "it might bo wise to
Monkey Causes Trouble
whllo n citizen of Washington waa
United States may be sued for dam
testing of scrums, but ho did not llko
one day he left the cago when ono of
within a few minutes was skipping
about tho monkey's escape was a call
inquired whether a reward had been
give you your monkey for $2," ho said,
room where the monkey was confined
new trousers," cried the man who
monkoy for tho damage he hns done,"
of the trousers. "If ho stays in my
nothing left. Take him away, and I will
Reindeer Is Unsolved
into discussion of tho subject his faco
wears the expression seen upon tho
face of the cat after its Justly cele
brated interview with tho canary. But
ho is tho one member of tho secre
tary's immediate official family who
has produced an alibi for himself.
Prlvato secretaries, in tho very nature
-of their work, nre experts In alibis.
Tho story of tho missing relndcot
starts with tho beginning of the win
ter's social activities in Washington.
and Mrs. Wilson.
tho Alaska school and rolndoer Bervlco,
from Alaska via Seattle; and it was put
somcono thought to check up on the I
shop where it had been stored. Mother
the bareness of her cupboard had nothing
Tho meat, so tho butcher said, had been
upward gazo of tho sea ot faces and saw
to relcaso himself from a straight jacket.
tho whllo peering through the windows,
vaudevillian bad extricated himself.
POPULAR BREEDS FOR MEAT
Brahman, Cochins and Lnngshans Are
Named as Being Among Best All
Tho best all-around heavyweight fowl
for tho production of largo broilers and
medium and heavy roasters and capons
Is tho Brahma. Tho Cochins and Lang
shaiiB nro also excellent meat breeds.
Tho Light Brahma has been tho most
popular, but tho Dark Brahma at its
best Is full) as good. Both can bo
bred with tne greatest amount of
breast meat, because, they havo natur
ally long breasts with groat width be
tween tho thlghB.
Thoso qualities can bo Improved by
carefully selecting breeding stock, us
ing only hens that aro of heavy
weight, with groat length of body, con
siderable width between the thighs
and long breast bones. The males
used should bo cockerels of the sumo
type, but with a little moro length ot
Both males and females should be
close feathered, with scant hock, log
and too feathering. BrahmaB of this
tyDo wero great favorites a few years
ago for market poultry. Thoy wore
partly lost sight of for somo time, but
aro again being bred to somo extent in
tho poultry districts of Now England,
TIME FOR PROPER HATCHING
Character of Range Must Be Concld
ered Confined Fowls Do Not
Develop Very Rapidly.
Growing chicks that havo, during
tho Bummer, boon provided with an
abundance of fange, shado and groen
food will grow much moro rapidly
and more evenly than thoso crowded
into small baro yards. Tho character
of tho range must, therefore, bo con
sldercd in deciding on the time for
If tho chicks are hatched too early
they are apt to go into a fall molt at
tor laying a few eggs in the summer,
nnd aro not likoly to rcMimo laying
again until well into tho winter, or
nftor ono or more of tho most proflta
bio laying months have passed. On
tho other hand, thoy should bo
hntched early enough to allow a sufll'
cicnt time for normal maturity bo
fore tho coming of cold weather in
PRACTICAL EGG-CASE FILLER
Much Loss Caused by Breakage
Where Too Much Space Is Allowed
Defect Is Overcome.
It is said that tho breakage is from
3 to 9 per cent when eggs aro packed
in tho ordinary fillers, because too
much space Is allowed for each egg
and tho partitions aro insufficiently
elastic. In this scheme tho flat sbeotr
X X X X X X
separating the layers aro silt so that
under tho center of each egg compart
ment th ore is a series of radiating
tongues, long enough to yield under
ordinary shock, but stiff enough to re
main in substantially the samo piano,
In tho right-hand figure wo show three
different ways of making tho slits,
Keep Complete Records.
Keep a record of your ilock tho year
round. It is tho only way to find how
much money thoy nro earning. Chargo
yoursolf a reasonable prlco for all
tho cubs you use.
Poultry of different ages and breeds.
Eggs ot different slzos, ages &nd
Tho market pays from two to eight
conts more for eggs ot uniform bIzo,
color and quality.
Mating of Geese.
A mating of gocso can be continued
for seven or eight years without a
When Pullets Lay,
As a usual thing chickens do not lay
until thoy are ten or twelvo months
Met Contents 15 Flald Drachm
ncss nntl Rcst.Conlnins neither
Opitim,Morplilnc nor .Mineral.
Not N Aitc otic.
A perfect Remedy fbrCoiisfTpn
Hon, ..Sour SloiuacluDiarrluK'u,
Worms, rcvcrisluiess and
Loss of Sleep.
i i i Hi m 1 1 i
facsimile Shtiutliin or
The CCNTAim coMiwnr;
Exact Cfc)y of Wrapper
HAD HER BEAU IN CLOSET
Girl's Statement Alarmed Mistress
Somewhat, But Developments
Made Everything All Right.
Ring Lardner colloquialisms ot tho
mlddlo West take queer shoots some
times. A Borvant who had lmd sov
eral beaux about whom alio talked a
great deal was asked by hor mlBtrcss
about ono Henry, he of tho mild bluo
oyps and fnlr skin.
"Whoro Is ho now?"
"Hlm7 Oh. 1 got him up in my
room, locked up snfo enough In a
closet," ropllcd Mary.
"Locked up Mary, you don't mean
to say you've got a young man in your
"Oh, yes, ma'am. He's handsomo,
Henry Is. Come, I'll show you."
They went upsinlrs. Mary marched
to a closet and throw open tho door.
Tho mlstrosB stepped backward ex
pecting she know not what. All that
happened was that Mary opened n
trunk, and from beneath a pllo of
clean handkcrchlofs took out a photo
graph. "There," said she, "that's Henry.
Ain't ho Just handsome?"
Novr Is tho Tlmn to Got Illdof Theio
There's no longer tho slightest need of
feellnir ashamed of your freckles, ns tho
prescription othlne double atrencth U
guaranteed to remove these homely ipoti.
Simply get an ounce of othlne doublo
trength from your druggist, and apply a
little of It night and mornlne nnd you
hould soon ooo that evrn the worst freckles
have begun to disappear, while tho lighter
one have vanished entirely, it is aeiaom
that tnoro than one ounce la needed to com
pletely clear the ikln and Rain a beautiful
lie aura to aiK ror tne aouuie airentin
othlne, na thla la aold under guarantee of
money back If It falla to remove freckles.
"Pa, what is meant by a superwom-
"A supcrwoman, son? Lot me seo.
Ah! I hnvo a definition. A supcrwom
an is a female of tho species who could
trace hor ancestry back to royalty, but
Tho Eaglo Thoy aro going to estab
lish a bird sanctuary.
The Turkey Nothing doing for me.
You can please tho other fellow best
by lending a hand instead of giving
Lots of men aro lenient with them
selves becnuso of their belief that
charity begins at home.
ling tlw Stomachs nnd Bowels of 1
f The Wheat Yields
of Western Canada's Rapid Progress
The heavy crops in Western Canada
new records to bo made in the handling of grains
by railroads. For, while the movement of these
heavy shipments has been wonderfully rapid, the
resources of the different roads, despite enlarged
equipments and increased facilities, have been
strained as never before, and previous records
have thus been broken in all directions.
The largest Canadian wheat ehipmenta through New York ever known
are reported lor tne perioa up to uctoocr l&tn, up warns o iour anu a
quarter million bushels bolna exported In less than six weeks,
and this was butthe overflow of shipments to Montreal, through which
point shipments were much larger than to New York.
Yields as high as 60 bushels of wheat per acre are reported from all
parts of the country; while yields of 45 bushels per acre are common.
Thousands of American farmers have taken part In this wonderful pro
duction. Land prices are still low and
v in Kood localities, convenient to
VI Tbera la no war tax on
Write for Illustrated pamphlet, reduced railroad rates ana otner
information to aupennteuaent immigtat
f-nnaili.in Government Auent
For Infants and Children.
Mothers Know That
tmi etNTAun company. Ntwvomi crrr.
Mr. Uacon Do you know, dear, I
havo only two suttB ot clothes to my
Mrs. Uacon Yos, John; I havo no
ticed that you havo very Httlo change
in your clothing. St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
DON'T LOSE YOUR HAIR
Prevent It by Using. Cutlcurn Soap and
Ointment. Trial Free.
It your scalp is irritated, itching and
burning and your hair dry and tailing
out In handtuls try tho following treat
ment: touch spots of dandruff and
itching with Cuticura Ointment and
follow with hot shampoo of Cuticura
Soap. Absolutely nothing better.
Froo Bamplo each by mail with Book.
Address postcard, Cuticura, Dept. L,
Uoston. Sold ovorywhoro. Adv.
Itohert V. Chambers, tho popular
novolist, said In an antlsuffrago ad
dross in Brooklyn:
"A modem girl ono of. thoso pret
ty, voto-chnslng, athletic modern girla
who rldo astride, swim In mon's swim
ming suits, smoke cigarettes and read
Wells and Shaw a modem girl of this
typo repined ono day at a tea bocauso
alio could not bo an aviator in tho
"'Qh,' sho sighed, blowing a cloud
of clgarotto sraoko from her lips 'Oh,
if heaven had only mado mo a man!'
" 'Heaven did, my dour,' Bald n placid
matron, 'and you'll find him somo day,
and then all tills now-thought non
senso of yours will ceaso forovor.' "
FITS. nrU.KrSY.FAT.T.TNO STCKNKHJJ
Htiippod UuIoMt. Tlftr Tears of nnlnterrupU'd
miceens of Tlr. Kline's Kplfepnr Medicine Insures
lusting msnlts. l.Alinn'J'iilAl. Iiottlb Kiiie. DIU
KI.INK COMl'ANV, Itod Bank, N. J.-AlT.
A man's Intellect doesn't seem to
havo anything in common with his
IXTTJrr T Q Women (is well r.
IT men are made miser-
HP C ablo by kidney and
w bladder trouble. Thou-
TIT A Hf T? snnds recommend Dr.
Lil.i.yilli Kilmer's Hwamn-
Rool tho great kidney romody. At Unic
tilBtH In fifty-cent and dollar bIzqb. You
may receive a sample, size, bottle by Par
cel Post, also pamphlet telling about It.
Adilresa Dr. Kilmer ii Co., Illnghamton,
N. Y., and enclose tea cents, also inontlon
TVataon 13. Oolnman,
'atom 1 Jin yer, Washington,
. (). AdvlrA unit books f rMn.
Ustes reasonable. Highest references, lie t services.
AflKNTH Hie Troll! i only Genuine Dande
lion Kxtermlliator ever offered. Sample 10c
Mueller Clieni. Co., Dept.K, Itockuell Clty.la.
W. N. U., OMAHA, NO. 22-1916.
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