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track, causing the back end of it to
swing around, striking Pat and
knocking him down.
Fat was seen to get up and look
after the car and say: "Now, p'hat
do ye think o' that? Whin ye stand
in front o thim they run over ye,
and whin ye git out o' the way to let
thim pass they turn around and kick
ye." New Orleans States.
Three Big Extra Special Offers
By special limited arrangement with tho growers, any one of the three offers given below will bo sent to any
address for only 91.15; any two, $2.30; all three, ?3.ir. Plantu shipped in tlmo for planting in your locality,
unless otherwiso requested. Full directions for planting included. Read offers and send your order at once.
Twelve Choice Everbearing Strawberries
A Hard Proposition
"How's the family?" a fond parent
"Well, my children are at a diffi
cult ago now."
"Difficult? Why. they've all passed
the measles and teething stage, have
"Long ago. But you don't know
a father's troubles. My children are
at the age where if I use slang my
wife says I'm setting a bad example,
and if I speak correctly, the young
sters think I'm a back number.
Which would you do?" New York
A Rolling Stono
"They tell me you've lost your
"Yep, best farm hand I ever had."
"Sho! What was th' matter?"
"Nothin'. John's a German, you
know, and these here Germans hev
what they call the wanderlust. It's
somethin' thet keeps 'em movin'
from., one place to t'other, an' don't
let 'em stay long anywheres."
"That's queer, ain't it? How long
had John been with you."
i'Only 11 years' Cleveland Plain
Not the Language of the Tribe
A young college graduate, out
bicyclipg one day, lost control of his
machine on a steep hill and was
tumbled' off. Two men found him
lying in the road.
"What's the matter?" they said.
"Well," replied the college man, "I
came down that decline with greatest
velocity and lost my centre of gravity,
and was precipitated on the hard
"G'wan, leave him alone," said
one of the men, "he's a foreigner."
Detroit Saturday Night.
The New York girl, spending her
vacation in the county, was complain
ing to the farmer about the savage
way the bull regarded her.
"Well," said the farmer, "it must
be on account of that ed blouse
"Dear me," said the girl; "of
course, I know it's awfully out of
fashion, but I had no idea a country
bull would notice it!" New York
"I understand that there are two
rival social sets in this town."
"Yes. One set is composed of peo
ple who have undergone operations
for appendicitis, and the others have
had the children's adenoids removed."
The conversation of women may
not be as interesting as that of men,
but there is more of it.
It is when riches take unto them
selves wings that they feather other
The man who has everything in
his wife's name hasn't any confidence
' The best way to make a man trust
you is to trust him with some unim
portant little secret.
It isn't the man who will stick at
nothing, but the man who will stick
to one thing who wins in tbe long
run. London Tatler.
Do you want a start of the Famous
Everbearing Strawberries? Theso
PHOTO OF PLANT WITH BERRIES TAKEN OCT. 6, 1913
berries not only produco great crop
of lino berries In June, equalling tho
best June or spring bearing varieties,
but you will get big crops of fine, de
licious berries during all tho fall
months. The crop you get in tho fall
does not In any way affect the crop
you get In tho following June, so
why not plant tho fall bearing va
rieties exclusively as you get all the
advantages of tho annual varieties
and tho fall crop extra? Not an ex
periment. Handled by tho best grow
ers. Bear until fro&t.
If you have a farm, a city lot, or
only a placo to set a barrel, get some
of these plants and grow everbear
ing strawberries. Wo offer you
12 choice, vigorous plants of tho
"Superb" variety which sell regu
larly at $1.
Ol'It OFFEK -Wo will send sflnd
this entire collection of 12 Everbear
ing Hlrawbcrrle, carefully packed
and prepaid, and without extra cost,
to all who send us only $1.15 (a spe
cial club rate) to pay for ono year's
new, renewal or pald-ln-advanco
subscription to both Tho Commoner
and Tho American Homestead. Fill
out order blank below, and mako re
mittanco of $1.15 payable to Tho
Commoner, Uncoil), Neb. .
Eight Fine Hardly Everblooming Roses
Ono of tho finest collections ever
offered. Eight of tho finest roses for
summer blooming, including tho
FnmotiH Climbing American IlcHtity.
The very cream of tho new and thor
oughly tested varieties, with tho
widest iange of color, and represent
ing the highest quality of stock.
They thrivo gloriously anywhere,
forming magnificent bushes and pro
ducing great masses of large, beau
tiful llowers, exquisito in form, color
and delicious perfume,
In this collection also is the White
Mnmnn Cochet, a magnificent snow
whlto rose; Etollc de Prnnce, a giant
hardy red rose; Radiance, carmlno
shaded; Marigold, yellow rose; Jm
France, "queen" of pink roses; UckhIo
II r own, creamy white; Illica Held,
OLR OFFER Wo will send this
entire collection of 8 XInrdy. Ever
blooming Hoses, carefully packed and
prepaid, and without extra cost to
all who send us only $1.1 B to pay
for one year's now, renewal, or paid-in-advanco
subscription to both Tho
Commoner and The American Home
stead. Fill out order blank below,
and mako remittance of $1.15 pay
ablo to The Commoner, IJncoln, Neb.
6 Strong, Well-rooted Grapes
A splendid collection of Six Extra Choice, strong, well-rooted 2-year-old
Grapevines, that will generally bear one year after transplanting.
This collection comprises 2 Concord, black grapes, the well-known mar
ket sort which thrives in all sections; 2 Niagara, tho most valuable of
all tho whito -grapes; 2 Worden, a variety of black grapes equaling tho
Concord in vigor, health and productiveness. Six plants in all.
The grape is tho most healthful of all fruits. It can be grown by any
one who has a garden, a yard of a wall. Enormous profits have been
realized from this fruit. Good grapes aro grown on various soils; clayey,
black, sandy, etc. Our offer will give you a line start towards raising
this superb fruit.
OUR OFFER Wo will send tho entire collection of Six Grapevines,
carefully packed and prepaid, and without extra cost, to all who send us
only $1.1C (a special club rate), to pay for ono year's new, renewal, or
paid-in-advance subscription to both Tho Commoner and Tho American
Homestead. Fill out order blank below, and make remittance of $1.15
payablo to The Commoner, Lincoln, Neb.
FILL OUT AND MAIL THIS ORDER BLANK
Tho Commoner, Lincoln, Neb. I enclose $1.15 (a special club rate) to
pay for ono year's subscription to both The Commoner and Tho American
Homestead, which entitles me, without extra cost and all charges pre
paid, to my choice of any ONE of the three offers given above.
(State Offer Wanted)
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