The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965, August 23, 1923, Image 7

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    Recovery From Influenza
* Hastened by
Mr. C. A. Allen, R. R. No. 2,
Bondurant, Iowa, gives testimony
to the healing power of Pe-ru-na.
Influenza left him much run down
In health with catarrh of the nose,
throat and bronichal tubes punct
uated with attacks of asthma, -He
“While recovering from the In
fluenza I was so weak I could not
fain any strength for two months.
he latter part of the winter, I
bought six bottles of Pe-ru-na and
began taking it. My weight in
creased to 175 pounds, the most I
ever weighed.
My usual winter weight is 155.
If you can use this letter for any
good, you are perfectly welcome."
Such evidence cannot fail to con
vince the rankest unbeliever of the
merits of Pe-ru-na.
Insist upon having the old and
original remedy for Catarrhal con-,
Sold Everywhere
Tt.blet* or Liquid
Now la the Time to Get Rid of These
Ugly Spots
There-* no longer the slightest need of
feeling ashamed of your freckles, as Othlne
-—double strength—Is guaranteed to remove
these homely spots.
Simply get an ounce of Othlne from any
druggist and apply a little of it night and
morning and you should soon see that even
the worst freckles have begun to disappear,
while the lighter ones have vanished en
tirely. It is seldom ’ that more than an
ounce is needed to completely clear the
skin and gain a beautiful, clear complexion.
Be sure to ask for the double-strength
Othlne, as this is sold under guarantee of
money back If it fails to remove freckles.
Cuticura Soap
; The Velvet Touch
For the Skin
Seap 25c, Ointment 25 nnd 50c, Talcum 25c.
Good-Hearted Physician Had Selected
the Wrong Outfit for one
of His Protege.
r-; r • f
Some years ago a well-known phy
sician of Tulsa, Okla., observed three
unsually forlorn, ragged little darkies
standing on a corner of the main
street. They were dressed in almost
any kind of covering that could be
either buttoned or tied on, so that
more than one glance was necessary
before anyone could determine just
what garments they actually were
wearing. The sight touched the phy-.
siclan, and he took them into a men’s
. clothing store nearby and had them
fitted out with new suits.
The two elder ones showed their
appreciation by broad smiles, but the
smallest wept bitterly throughout the
whole proceeding and refused to be
comforted with the new coat, the new
shirt and the new trousers. Question
ing only increased the child’s agita
tion, and at last the physician turned
in desperation to one of the older
boys und said, “What’s the matter
with him? What’s his name?”
“Please, sir,” the brother replied
with a grin, “his name is Alice.”—
Youth’s Companion.
Just the Opposite.
In China the first name comes last
and the last first. That is, according
to the American way of looking at it.
"Break up your fallow ground, and
sow not among thorns.”—Jeremiah
THOSE who have been so loudly
advocating that the government
buy a few hundred million bushels
»f wheat to start the price upward
again probably have no definite idea
of how much wheat these is in the
country. The whole argument is that
•there 1b too much wheat being offer
ed for sale, the price is down, and
sequestering of some of it would
help conditions.
Estimates of grain experts in Chi
cago, which usually coincide closely
with government figures, raise a
doubt as to any great over supply of
wheat being in sight. With the esti
mated crop total around 66,000,000
short of that in 1922, and a carryover
of not to exceed 100,000,000 bushels
on July 1 of this year, the distribu
tion of the grain in sight promises to
help greatly in marketing, these
authorities believe.
Reports Indicate that the wheat
yield In the territory east ot the
Rocky mountains, which will be avail
able for milling, will be around 619,
000,000 bushels. The population In
that area Is estimated at 103,500,000,
and last year the per capita.consump
tion in this country, including food,
seed and animal feed, was 5.6 bush
els. Thus not to exceed 89,000,000
bushels of wheat above probable do
mestic demands are In sight In this
territory. Every bushel of this would
be absorbed by the normal exports
of flour to the West Indies, Central
America and South America. Pros
pects are for a reduction In acreage
seeded this fall, but the lower de
mand for seed trill be more than off
set by the greater amount of wheat
being fed.
West of the Rocky mountains the
crop is heavier than last year. But
because of high freight rates little
of It will come east Therefore it Is
not likely to greatly Influence the big
grain market prices.
Accepting these figures as approxi
mately correct, and they are likely
to prove nearly, if not quite as re
liable as the government figures, the
territory east of the Rockies has lit
tle more wheat In sight than will be
needed to supply domestic demands.
If the producers Insist on marketing
the bulk of the crop as soon as it Is
threshed a slump In prices is almost
inevitable any year when no actual
shortage looms. With the federal and
state credit now available there is no
need for this general rush of selling.
These Chicago grain men confi
dently predict that the market will
certainly react upward within 80 to
60 days. They are basing their Judg
ment on the supposition that farmers
will use state credits to hold part of
the crop on the farms.
Unless recent crop figures are far
wrong orderly marketing of the crop
Is all that Is needed to hold prices
firm and to Improve the situation.
Horse-sense And Refinement-!
From The New York World.
Magnus Johnson admits that he Is
not a man of higher education and
culture, but adds that these two de
ficiencies will not necessarily hinder
him from making a good senator from
Minnesota. The trouble with moat
men sent to Washington, Mr. Johnson
feels 84: e, is too much refinement and
culture. "They never get anywhere,”
he points out.
The smator-elect regards horse
sense as the supreme gift of the
Graces, bestowed upon fortune’s elect
Refinement and culture are acquired
qualities—at best only dubious vir
tues. He is undoubtedly right in so
There are few men sent to congress
who do .lot trust to horse-sense to
see them through. And yet since con
gress first began sitting there has
been continual despair throughout the
country because of the lack of horse
sense at. Washington. This curiously
indefinable quality of mind may best
be described as your own sense and
not the other fellow’s. Refinement
and culture are of a piece with Kin
stein's dfreovery. . What you see de
pends on where you are.
Henry Cabot Lodge, the symbol of
senatorial higher learning and polish,
might actually regard Lord Robert
Cecil as a man of too much refine
ment and culture who never got any
where with the League of Nations.
Undoubtedly the citizens of Gopher
Prairie regarded “Yake” Preus as a
man of erudition and etiquette, and
yet elected Magnus Johnson because
they believed in his horse-sense.
The senator-elect admits that “it
the next breath he flashes this
is what congress needs most.” And in
elusive mental quality into the air
with his remark:
“I forgive all those who ridiculed
me during the campaign."
Dead Away.
From Everybody’s' Magazine.
Margaret is only 7 years old, but some
times quite naughty. On one oocasion
her mother, hoping to be particularly
Impressive, said:
‘‘Don’t ycrti know that If you keep on
doing so many naughty things your
children will be naughty, too?"
Margaret dimpled and cried trium
“Oh{ mother, now ytfu’ve given your
self away!’’
Stock Speculation
From the Illinois Central Magacine.
Switch Tender: ’’And what was the
terrible **nt about down at the freight
yards tlffa morning?”
Track Walker: "Sure now, ’twas all
over a you- g elephant what a circus
man wantr 1 to ship to • Saint Looey.
Murphy sahl It was nursery stock, O’
Brien claln fd It should go at t^nk
rates and Dugan swore they should will
It as c baby grand!"
The Next Step
From The Washington Star.
"Prohibition authorities say there Is
very little good whisky available any
more. ’
"I realize that." replied Bill Bottletop.
"All we got to do now Iz to keep the
bad from being too plentiful.’*
Starving On
One Crop Wheat
This community eonsisted ot
tradespeople ot Scandinavian and
German stock from Chicago and
vicinity who went te North Dakota
1 nthe early nineties. None ot them
knew anything about farming, and
their Introduction to the business waa
an appalling drought. Practically
no crops were raised the first year
except a little garden stuff. Those
who went through that experience
say that If it had not been for the
unlimited supplies of lignite ooal
which abound In the region they
would surely have perished from
hunger and cold the first winter.
But they had a leader, John Christ
ensen, whom they trusted, and he
' thought the problem out during the
long evenings of that first terrible
winter. When spring came he went
t some of the ranchers In tfoe neigh
borhood and asked them t let the
settlers have some of their cows; the
ranchers agreed and from this be
ginning the settlement worked its
way to prosperity by dairying. Today
that community Is thriving, and all
on account of courage, hard work and
the dairy cow. The original herds
have disappeared under the Influence
of the purebred sire, and more than
one herd of purebred cattle can be
found In the county. Although the
dry years of 1917 and 1918 affected
that section as well as others In the
Northwest, ,ve heard no harrowing
tales of hardship and starvation
from New Salem. Those fellows had
learned how to live.
The First Commandment,
Raise Enough to Eat
And that is the first and great
commandment for the dry farmer In
ao many sections that we may make
it a rule and le tit go at that. The
first thing that the ary farmer must
learn is how to get enough to eat. If
he can raise enough otfeed his fam
ily an dhis work stock, he can get
by. After he has figured that out he
can begin to think about a money
crop, but if he thinks about the
money crop first, there ia little hope
for him; he may come out fine one
or two years, but the gamble will get
him sooner or later; the merchant or
banker cam not carry him indefinite
ly. He must raise his own bread and
butter. During the drought in Mon
tana in 1919, there was never a cow,
never a pig and only rdhely a chicken
around any ofthe farms of the High
Line; the farmer* were entirely de
pendent on the stores for their food;
they raised nothing but wheat.
The Basis of Sound Farming
Farming will never be stable on the
Great Plains until It Is managed on
a self-sustaining basis, with live
stock as the keystone. The land has
been settled; Its sod has been turned
by the plow and It would take at
least fifteen years to get back the
sort of sod that was there before the
plow entered. For this reason few
ranchmen care to take the land
which has been plowed.
Feed crops are almost always sure;
In fact, with intelligent management,
come forage can always be produced.
In the more southern portions, -he
Kafirs, milo maize and the like, will
do best. In the northern sections,
Indian corn, alfalfa, millet, sunflowers
and the sorghums are among those
which can be used. Grow every acre
possible of forage and then save It,
even If the supply is far more than
enough for the winter.
Store Up Years of Plenty
The lntermittence of rainfall is the
outstanding climatic peculiarity of
the Great Plains. A drought of two
or three years with ten or twleve
Inches of rain or less will be followed
by a series of years when there may
be thirty Inches or more. The soil
itself Is wonderful; and when It rains
how that soil can produce I Nature
seems to make a prodigious effort to
yield enough to compensate for the
scarcity of the dry years. And there
in lies the secret of safer, more suc
cessful farm operation. Enough feed
can be grown when rain is adequate
to furnish two or even three years’
supply. If this feed Is stored in stack
and silo, against a possible two or
three eyars’ scarcity, the livestock
farmer can sit tight while wheat
starving neighbor worries. ____
(Continued Next Week
Governor McMaster, of south
Dakota, has started something
In launching a war against retail
prices on gasoline, which he classes
as “highway robbery”. The governor
tackles a mighty opponent, in essay
ing to cross swords with the Stand
ard OH company, but the fight will
popularize him, win or lose. It’s the
first aggressive action that he has
taken in a public career of more
than 10 years as state legislator,
lieutenant governor and chief execu
tive of the state.
The retail margin in gasoline has
been Increased enormously during
the past few years. Part of the in
crease may be justified on the basis
of Increased services rendered by
these retail stations, and by the In
creased costs of a huge gouge, en
gineered right from headquarters.
With its battery of retail stations
scattered over the country, the
Standard Oil company has found a
way of adding to the immense prof
its secured on its wholesale distribu
tion. The independent oil companies,
either through complacency or com
pulsion, accept the price guidance of
the big concern. That situation may
not involve combinations in re
straint of trade, but seems to have
all the earmarks of something that
needs fixing.
Fall calving usually gives best re
If one man, by law owning every
drop of pure water that could pos
*11'ly be supplied to a great city,
quarreled with his workmen and re
fused to turn on the water, pre
ferring to let the people die of thirst
or use ditch water as a substitute,
what would the people do? What
would the president do?
The answer to those question^ is
the answer to the coal question.
The difference between coal and
water is only a difference in the in
tensity of necessity.
Before the weather gets very cold
the country will know what kind of
president Mr. Coolidge is.
MEMBERS of the Omaha Cham
ber of Commerce, especially
those on the spectal wheat boosting
committee, are showing offense be
cause the railroad executives declin
ed to make an immediate reduction
of 20 per cont in wheat freight rates
"in order to save the wheat farmers.”
This Is silly.
It ought to be clear to business
men that a few cents a bushel on
freight rates would not mean much
in the wheat problem. It makes some
difference to the average middle
western farmer whether he gets 70
cents a bushel or $1.50 a bushel for
wheat. If it's merely a question as
between 70 and 73 cents, on the
othqg hand, the wheat producers
would scarcely give the matter a
second thought.
Then there are other important
points about this agitation for lower
freight rates to meet special situa
tions. The general public has no a»
surance that the agitation is not pr»
moted by buyers and in behalf of
buyers. How could the producers be
protected in a freight rate reduction?
Buyers could absorb the reduction*
and take the benefits to themselve*
by the very simple process of reduc
ing bids.
This Is not an Imaginative possi
bility. It la the recital of what usual
ly occurs In Just such situations.
Such absorptions took place in the
fall of 1921 on some special rate re
ductions for the benefit of the agri
cultural districts. They took place
as to many of the general cosS»
modity reductions which became
effective July 1, 1922.
Just an Illustration: A Sioux Falls
firm had been buying drain tile from
a Fort Dodge distributing concern,
with th« prices made L o. b. Sioux
Falls. On an order filed in June
1922, the Sioux Fairs firm called for
a shipment of three carloads to be
made after July 1 on the theory
of profiting about $5 a car on
freight saving. But the tiling
came along, in July, at the same f. a
b. billing as before the freight reduo*
tlon. The Sioux Falls firm assumed
that an error had been made, but
was informed that It had been found
necessary to Increase prices that
much on account of Increased manu
facturing costs.
Consumers failed to got the benfc
fits presumably outlined for them In
these rate reductions. It would be
the same as to wheat rate reductions
of a few cents a bushel. The lndlvldr
ual wheat producers would not gel
the benefits and It would not mea&
much to them If they did. Firms buy
ing one to ten million bushels ot
wheat could use that extra marglu
to very good advantage, and wouldn't
have the least trouble in taking It
The Omaha boosters mean well
enough, but have not taken time to
analyze the promotional influences
In their own campaign. They ought
to look behind the doors, in the clos
ets, and under the beds—also under
the wood pile. They might find Borne
things that wouldn’t exactly harmon
ize with their superficial Impressions.
Bowman Group Head An
nounces Plan For Shrine
in Each Branch
New Tork,—Chapels for silent medi
tation and prayer for guests, visitors
and employes will be Installed In all the
hotels known as the Bowman group,
John McE. Bowman, proprietor of the
Baltimore, Commodore and Belmont
hotels throughout the country has
The chapels will be non-sectarian. It
Is planned to keep them open day and
night. The altars will bo constantly re
plenished with fresh flowers. A beau
tlful stained-glass window, suggestive
of an air of holiness will be one Of the
A company already has been employed
to design chapels of different sizes.
In accordance with the need of each
President Coolidge 'will soon have
an opportunity to show what Wnd of
president he is. He will welcome the
opportunity, In the coal situation.
Thousands of men that work Jn
darkness and live in poverty, earning
Just enough to keep on living de
mand better conditions. A handful
of men that "own" coal under the
, ground, that God Almighty made mil
lions of years'ago, say the coal is
theirs, and they will not arbitrats
their quarrel with the men.
A blind woman is not nearly so apt
to be cheated in matrimony as one
who can see.
From the Washington Star.
"It has been hinted that you are an
"That's unjust." replied Senator
Sorguhm. "During a oarspalgn the
crowds seemed c unparltlvely calm.
I’m the one that’s agitated."
Silver Lining
From the American Legion Weeklv
There had been a blow out, and the
father of the family was perspiring!)
and profanely changing tires.
"I don’t see why you have to talk
that way,” said his wife reproachfully,
"You act a« If it were a total lose. You
never see the good in things,"
"Well what good is there In this?"
"Why it tickled the baby so. He
laughed right out loud when It went
Cutlcura Boothes Baby Rashes
That Itch and bnrn, by hot baths
of Cutlcura Soap followed by gentle
anointings of Cutlcura Ointment.
Nothing better, purer, sweeter, espe
cially if a little of the fragrant Cuti
cura Talcum Is dusted on at the fin
ish. 25c each.—Advertisement.
Remembered Admonition.
One day I invited some girls over
to see our new home.
Jerome was sitting in a rocker quiet
ly, hands folded. One of the girls
went up to him and asked why he was
sitting go quietly. *
He stood up and answered, “My
muvver said that little children
should be seen and not heard.”—Chi
cago Tribune.
Especially Prepared for Infants
and Children of All Ages
Mother! Fletcher’s Castorla has
been in use over 30 years to relieve
babies and children of Constipation,
Flatulency, Wind Colic and Diarrhea;
allaying Feverishness arising there
from, and, by regulating the Stomach
and Bowels, aids the assimilation of
Food; giving natural sleep without
opiates. The genuine bears signature
Don’t attempt to light your path
through life by burning the candle at
both ends.
Nothing Helped until She
Began Taking Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound
"When my baby was born, ”aaya Mrs.
Posluszny, 106 High Street, Bay City,
Michigan, "I got up
too soon. It made
me so sick that I was
tired of living and
the weakness run me
down something aw*
ful. I could not get
up out of bed morn
ings on account of
my back; I thought it
would break in two,
and if I started to do
any work I would
have to lie down. I do
not believe that any woman ever suffered
worse than I did. I spent lots of money,
but nothing helped me until I began to
take Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable
Compound. I felt a whole lot better
after the first botlle, and I am still tak
ing it for I am sure it is what has put
me on my feet.”
If you are suffering from a displace
ment,irregularities, backache, nervous
ness, Bideache or any other form of fe
male weaknes you should write to TW
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn,
Massachusetts, for Lydia E. Pinkham's
Private Texf-Book upon “Ailments Pe
culiar to Women. ” It will be sent you
free upon request. This book contains
valuable information.
Serious Situation.
Madge—Charlie says he can read
you like a book.
Marjorie—Gracious! I’m likely tc»
lose him unless he does a lot of skip
ping.—New York Sun.
Motor to Church
in Comfort
jW luotmitmi
5-Pass. Sedan
f. o. b. Flint, Mich.
The Chevrolet 5-Passenger Sedan is
most popular for family use, because
it affords comfort, weather protec
tion and the home atmosphere all
the year ’round for five people—yet
may be economically operated with
only one or two passengers.
Its power, reliability and low up
keep appeal to men. Women like its
handsome lines, fine upholstery,
plate glass windows with Temstedt
regulators, and fine finish.
Everybody appreciates its great
value at $860, f. o. b. Flint, Mich.
Prices f. o. b. Flint, Michigan
SUPERIOR Roadster .... *510
SUPERIOR Touring .... 525
SUPERIOR Utility Coupe ... 680
SUPERIOR Sedanette .... 850
SUPERIOR Sedan .... 860
SUPERIOR Commercial Chassis . 425
SUPERIOR Light Delivery ... 610
Utility Express Truck Chassis . 675
Chevrolet Motor Company
Division of General iMotors Corporation
Detroit, Michigan
Armies of Ants.
Ants are harmless creatures In Cnn
ndu. In South America are some big
enough to hide a quarter. Fiercest of
them are the army ants, which or
ganize themselves into battalions. At
certain times of the year these insects
move in dense masses along the nar
row forest paths. No living creature,
not even the jaguar or the tapir, can
face them. If any animal failed to
move out of the way of the army they
would simply pass over it, each ant
taking a ldte without stopping, and in
a few minutes notldng would he left
but bones. Amongst these ants there
are special classes. The fighters have ■
huge jaws, almost ns big as their
bodies. The workers collect food and
build the nests, but they do nothing of
the tidying up, which is the work of
a special class of housemaid ants.
Others make massage their particular
duty. When tired workers come in the
masseurs tuke charge of them, rub
bing down their weary limbs.
.' .“ #
Only two things are asked of the
lazy: Keep out of the way of the busy
and cheer.
Sure Relief
Hot water
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For over forty years beantlf nl women hare been !
keeping their sktn soft, dear and free from I
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Visit Canada this summer
—see for yourself the op
portunities which Canada
offers to both labor and
capital—rich, fertile, vir
gin prairie land, near rail
' ways and towns, at $15 to
$20 an acre—long terms if
desired. Wheat crops last
year the biggest in history;
dairyingana hogs paywell;
mixed farming rapidly ir
Excursion on 1st and 3d
Tuesday of Each Month
from various U.S. points, single
fare plus $2 for the round trip.
Other special rates any day.
Make this your summer outing
-Canada welcomes tourists—
no passports required—have a
great trip and see with your
own eyes the opportunities that
await you.
e For full information, with free
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