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TWO OPEN LETTERS
IMPORTANT TO MARRIED WOKEN
Mrs. Mary Diramick of Washington tella
How Lydia 15. Pinkaam'a Vegetable
Compound Made Her Well.
It is with great pleasure we publish
the following letters , as they convinc
ingly prove the claim we have so many
times made in our columns that Mrs.
Mrs. Mary Dimmick
Pinkham , of-Lynn , Mass. , is fully quali-
fiedtogive helpful advice tosiek women.
Read Mrs. Dimmick's letters.
Her first letter :
Dear Mrs. Pinkham :
i " I have been a sufferer for tho past eight
years with a trouble which first originated
from painful periods tbo pains wore excruci
ating , with inflammation and ulceratlonof tho
female organs. The doctor says I must have
an operation or I cannot live. I do not want
to submit to an operation if I can possibly
avoid it. Pleaso help me. " Mrs. ilary
Dimmick , Washington , D. C.
Her second letter :
Dear Mrs. Pinkham :
" You will remember my condition when I
last wrote you , and that the doctor said I
must have an operation.or I could not live.
I received your kind letter and followed your
advice very carefully and am now entirely
well. As my case was so serious it seems a
miracle that I am cured. I know that I owe
not only mv health but my life to Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and to your
advice. I can walk miles without an ache or
a pain , and I wish every suffering woman
would read this letter and realize what you
can do for them. " Mrs. Marv Dimmick. 59th
and East Capitol Streets , Washington , D. C.
How easy it was for Mrs. Dimmick to
write to Mrs. Pinkham at Lynn , Mass. ,
and how little it cosl her a two-cent
Etamp. Yet how valuable was the reply I
As Mrs. Dimmick says itsaved her life.
Mrs. Pinkham has on file thousands
of just such letters as the above , and
offers ailing1 women helpful advice.
Among the ladies no other medi
cine has ever had so strong a fol
lowing , because , excepting pure
air and exercise , it is the source of
more beautiful complexions than
any other agency , as
the tonic-laxative. It puts pure
blood in the veins , and no woman
can be homelywhen the rich , red
blood of health courses in her veins.
Sold by all dealers at 25 c. and soc.
Thero is no'satisfaction keener
than being dry and comfortable
* " inthe hardest storro.
iB YOU WEAR
' : TOIER CAHAMAN co.LmiuaoEOHTo.aK :
fo She Acre
means a productive
capacity in dollars 0 }
Over $16 Per Acre
This en land , which has cost the farmer
nothing but the price of. tilling it , tells its
own story. The Canadian Government gives
Absolutely Free fo Every Settler
[ 160 Acres of Such Land
Lands adjoining can be purchased at from 56 to
f 10 per acre from railroad and other corporations.
Already 175,000 FARMERS from the United States
have made their homes in Canada. For'jamphlet
* * r-vealiclh Cinlory Canada" and ali information
Apply for information to 8npo'lntnaent of Irnmic- -
tlou , O'tnwu. Cuuadu , or to li. T. Holmux. S15 Jncknou
Bt. . St. Paul , Minn. , nnd J. M. McLachian. liox 115.
* V tortown.So.Dakota , Aaiborlzed GoTerntnent Aceut *
Please aay vrhere you tew this adrortisociaut. |
these little Pilis.
Tliey also rellero Dis
tress from Dyspepsia , In
digestion aad Too Hearty
Eating ; A perfect rcm-
cty ? for Dlzzlness. 2aasea ,
Drotvslness , Bad Tasto
la Uio Mouth , Coated
Tongue , Pain Ju tko Side ,
TORPID LIVER. They
regulate tho Boivcls. Purely Vegetable.
SMALL PILL SMALL OQSE , SHALL PRICE.
CARTERS Genuine Must Bear
Z > 4k U. Ntbr k , Emiis end Texi. Improved and unlui.
roTtd. TVrito for prices nJ lisU : give it&t * and count )
Whir * yon irlib to locate. Thomas J. Pueli , Omnha , > 'clj
TVKIT1KO TO ADVKRTISEKS
pleaae * y ycm SAW U7ertl ement
$ &S iV >
* * *
CORN AND COB MEAL FOR. CAT
Pure corn meal is a heavy concen
trated feed , which usually passes
through the digestive tract of the
animal without having all of its nutri
ment abstracted from it. Usually it
is much better to dilute this heavy
meal with some other material of
lower feeding value. Through thus
increasing its volume , or diluting it ,
it is possible that the juices of the
stomach act more freely and com
pletely upon the food material of the
Whether this explanation be the cor
rect one or not , it is certainly a. fact ,
that experiments have shown that the
cob of corn when ground with the
grain growing on the cob , in some
way added to the usefulness of the
material. As evidence on this point
we have the 'experiments conducted
with fattening steers by Sheltoii at
the Kansas Agricultural College.
There were two 'experiments. Ineach
of these one lot of steers received oat
straw , orchard grass , hay and clover
for roughage. One of the two lots re
ceived corn meal as the concentrated
food , while the other lot was fed corn
and cob m-eal. The steers in each
bunch were of the same quality , the
feed and care were alike excepting
the grain foods , which were as noted ;
likewise the quantity of grain food
received by each lot for the period
was the same.
In both cases the steers getting
corn and cob meal made a little bet
ter daily gain than the steers getting
pure corn meal , and the total gains
for the lots were a"bout the same.
Shelton * concludes , as a result of these
trials , that a pound of corn and cob
meal for steer feeding purposes is
equal to a pound of pure corn meal.
Corn and cob meal as a feed for fat
tening hogs has been tested at three
of the agricultural colleges viz. :
New Hampshire , Missouri , and Kan
sas. At the first two , corn and cob
meal , while in the Missouri trial , the
cgrn meal was the more valuable.
For the present , and until we have
more experiments to guide us , we
may hold to the statement made by
Shelton , above referred to , that a
pound of corn and cob meal goes so
far in feeding as a pound of pure corn
meal. W. A. Henry in Indiana Fann
THE TEETHING OF CATTLE.
G. H. E. Mannsville , N. Y. : Will Dr.
Smead tell how the age of young cat
tle may be told by looking at their
teeth ? A young cow , which I pur
chased this fall , is said by her former
owner to foe only three years old , but
she haseight wid-e front teeth , the
corner ones not quite so long perhaps
as the others.
The incisors of cattle are eight in
number when the animal is one year
of age. Soon after that , in growthy
breeds or early maturing breeds , the
centre pair "begin to get very loose
( please note that at all times these
teeth are mobile loose ) ; but these
centre ones become more so than the
others , and at any time from fourteen
to twenty months of age they are
pushed out and replaced by perman
ent ones. Soon after two years of
age it is the same with the next pair ,
and by the time the animal is three
years of age it has six fully developed
teeth , as a rule , with the fourth pair
loosening. Now , if your heifer was
three years old in February or March
it would he nothing strange at all for
the fourth pair to have shed and to
have been replaced by the last. pair.
You and others must always keep in
mind that all animals do not shed
their teeth alike. No one can for a
positive certainty tell the age of
horses , cattle or sheep by the teeth.
Their shedding is in general as stat
ed , subject to variations. C. D.
Smead , V. S. , in Tribune Farmer.
WITH ALFALFA HAY AND SIL
Pretty soon here in the central
States , when we get to growing
enough alfalfa to balance the cow ra
tion of silage , dairymen will find that
they have very much reduced the cost
of producing milk , cream , and butter ,
although butter and cream and milk
will continue selling at good prices.
Where enough alfalfa is now grown to
balance with silage cow owners are
feeding its advantage greatly. The
flay for this is not distant generally in
this and the other central states. The
jreat value of this plant is well test
ed by those who grow enough alfalfa
to feed with their corn silage. With
these things assured , we are near the
time when silos and alfalfa fields
tvill increase rapidly , for this balanc
ed ration of both high protein and
carbohydrates lias been found equally
fine in feeding growing young beef
sattle as well. In the cause of a very
tew years both the silos and alfalfa
fields will be quadrupled , for the com
bination of these two is rapidly com
ing to be known as essential in the
most economic growth and production
3f beef cattle and dairy products.
[ ndiana Farmer.
I have superintended putting down
something like 200,000 square feet of
concrete floors and walks in the past
[ near. My advice is to do the exca
vating as nearly uniform as conven
ient ; cover thefsurface with ashes or
sand to an even grade , making gut
ters as wanted , and for cattle to use
five inches of good clean grout , one of
cement to five of gravel and sand or
crushed stone and sand. Be sure to
have enough sand to fill all vacancies
between the.coarser . material. Com
mence at one side and tjimp til ! water
shows on top. Great care must be
used in mixing and wetting. Mix hot
stuff , one of cement to three parts
of sharp sand , and tamp one-half
inch en top o grout as fast as grout
is put in , so that they may both set
together in one solidblock. . Finish
with a wooden float ; should the sur
face be too smooth , brush lightly with
a stiff broom. Correspondent in
PAINTING FARM BUILDINGS.
Farmers should use more paint on
their buildings. It is the best econo
my to do so. Even at the highest re
tail price of materials it pays hand
somely to keep the buildings well
painted. Everybody will acknowledge
that a set of farm ouildings well
painted are a great deal more attrac
tive than are those that are unpaint-
ed. But this is far from being the
whole benefit to be received. The
building in most of its parts is great
ly preserved if kept well painted.
The farmer can do all of this work
himself during clack times of regular
farm work , so that he need not feel
it to be such a very heavy expense ,
especially when he comes to consider
the fact from an economical point of
view , which is tie right way to look
at it. The fact is , the farmer can
not afford to neglect the use of paint
on his buildings or on his implements
either. F. H. D. in the American Cul-
FILIPINO SCHOOL KIDS.
An American Teacher Doesn't Fancy
Old Spanish Custom.
Raymond Shidler , an Anthony boy ,
now teaching school on the island of
Bohol , in the Phillippine group , writes
interestingly of things in that coun
try. Here are some exceptions from
his last letter :
"This has been a very hard year
in Bohol. Previous to the beginning
of the rainy season it has been dry
for six months. That is a long time
in the Philippines , and as they are
not provident enough to pay up , their
supply of rice ran out. Many families
are living on tree pith ; they chop
down a certain tree , split it , dig out
the pith and dry it , then pound it into
a powder , from which they make
"I am continually amused at the
small amount of clothing necessary
to constitute a dress. It is said that
in the Philippines a whte handker-
chef and three yards of string will
make three suits of clothing. Well ,
it certainly will make three suits of
g-striugs , and you can see plenty of
them and more. The womenthough ,
always wear a skirt , at least.
"I now have 350 pupils in my cen
tral school. I am using seven of my
advanced pupils as aidents ( aids ) , or
aspirantes. An aspirante is a pupil
who wishes to become a teacher , and
teaches for nothing , for the privilege
of entering my teachers' class. After
Chri'Stmas two or three of the best
of these aspirantes will be appointed
as teachers at a salary of about $3
per month. In addition to my seven
aspirantes , I have my head teacher.
I spent my time in the morning going
from one class to another and teach
ing a few .minutes ; in this way my
teachers learn their work.
"When I come into school in the
morning the pupils rise en masse with
a 'good morning. ' You can-imagine
how that would sound from a room of
150 pupils. That is the old Spanish
custom. I Avill break it up.
"When I go downtown I am saluted
on the street by about a thousand kids
with the time of day. " Kansas City
Some Uses of Water.
A strip of flannel or a soft nap
kin , folded lengthwise and dipped m
hot water and wrung out , and then
applied around the neck of a child
that has the croup , will surely bring
relief in a few minutes. A proper
towel folded several times , and dip
ped in hot water , and quickly wrung
and applied over the site of tooth
ache or neuralgia , will generally af
ford prompt relief. This treatment
for colic has been found to work like
magic. Nothing so promptly cuts
short a congestion of the lungs , sore
throat or rheumatism as hot water ,
when applied early in the .case and
Hot water taken freely half an hour
before bedtime is an excellent cath
artic in the case of constipation ,
while it has a soothing effect upon
the stomach and bowels. This treat
ment , continued a few months , with
the addition of a cupful of not wa
ter slowly sipped half an hour be
fore each meal , with proper atten
tion to the diefe , will cure most cases
of dyspepsia. Ordinary headaches al
most always yield to the simultan
eous application of hot water to the
feet and back of the neck. Bulletin
The golden-crested wren is tie
smallest of all European birds.
There is Acts
© n ©
druggists The full
Did Her Best.
Mistress Now , after this I shan't al
low you to have company in the kitchen
Maid That's nice av yez , mum , but
sure , me heau's that bashful I can't x\t \
him to set in the parlor ! Cleveland
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
Tako LAXATIVE BIIOMO Quinine Tablets.
Druggists refund money If it fails to cure.
E. W. Grove's signature Is on each box. "oc.
Okra an Acquired Taste.
The okra. plant , oc the s bo , as it is
commonly called , somewhat resembles
that of the cotton , though having much
larger and rougher leave * and a thicker
stem. Its flowers are similar to those
of the cotton in size , shape and color ,
are always single , and theru is very lit
tle variation between those of different
Okra has no great food value , and it
is not probable that it will ever become
a very important crop commercially , but
a few plants form a desirable addition
to the vegetable garden. It is used prin
cipally for flavoring soups and prepara
tions wherein meat forms an important
part , and to these it adds a very pleas
ant taste and mucilaginous consistency.
Some persons may not enjoy the flavor
of okra at first , but after eating a few
times of dishes .containing it a taste
for it is acquired.
W , L. DOUGLAS
.5o a $0.00 FOR
= ( x < 5 = MEN
W. L. Douglas $4.00 Gilt Edge Line
cannot be equalled atany price.
* < S SZ' &
W.L. DOUGLAS MAKES & SELLS MORE
MEN'S $3.BOSHOESTHAN AMY OTHErt
MANUFACTURER IN THE WBRLO.
$1 fi finfi REWARD to anyone who can
vP I UjUUU disprove this statement.
If I could take you into ray three large factories
at Brockton , Mass. , and show you the infinite
care with which every pair of shoes is made , you
would realize why W. L. Doug.-as 53.50 shoes
cost more to make , why they hold their shape.
fit better , wear longer , aad are of greater
intrinsic value than any other $3.50 shoe.
W. L. Douglas Strong fiffade Shcss for
Men , 92. SO , $2.GO. Boys' School &
C A U TIO N . Insist upon having W.L.Doug-
las shoes. Tako no substitute. None genuine
without his name and price stamped on bottom.
Fast Color Eyelets used ; they will not wsar brassy.
Write for lHnstr.ited Catalog.
. TV. L. DOUGLAS , Brocttoa , Masi.
Left Over Chicken.
A nice way to use up a little loft
over chicken is to rice it. r.uttor
J some cups and line with soft boiled
j rice , fill in with the chicken broth ,
cover with the rice and bake in a moil- j
erate oven. Invert the cups carefully
so as to keep their shape on a hot plat-
I ter and serve with a cream sar.re or u
j little drawn butter.
How's This ?
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for i
any ease of Catarrh than cannot be cuivd
by Hull's Catarrh Cure.
F. .T. C1IENKY & CO. . Toledo. O.
We. the undersigned , have known F. J.
Cheney for the last ! " . years , and believe
him perfectly honorable in : :11 : Inisincs-t
transactions and financially able to carry
out any obligations made bv his firm.
WALDIXG. KINXAN & MAUVINV
Wholesale Druuslsts. Toledo. O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is take : : internally ,
neting directly upon the blood and murou *
surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent
free. Price 73c per bottle. Sold by all
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation , i
Too Many of Them. j
She ( sentimentally ) How beautiful j
that idea or the poet's that loving
vords can medicine most ills.
He ( cynically ) That may be ; but
loving Words do not appear to be a |
Jrug in the market. " Baltimore j
A Positive CATARRH
Ely's ' Cream Balm
is quickly absorbed.
Gives Relief at Once.
It cleanses , soothes
lieals and protects
the diseased mem
brane. It cures Ca-
tarru and drives
away a Cold in tho
Head quickly. Re VEft
stores the Fe2r.es of
Tiste and Smell. Full size 50 cts. , at Drug
gists or by mail ; Trial Size 10 els. by maiL ,
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Stomach Troubles , TeethJac ;
JHMordern , and Duatroj
Mothar Gray. WorniM. Ther Break
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cultiTttlon most successful of each lULUIs
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are designed for extreme comfort and can
bevorn allthc yearround. They fit lilcea
glove and feel easy on the feet. The elas
tic at the sides stretches with every motion
of the foot , making it impossible to pinch
or squeeze. No buttons to button , so'Jaccs
fo lace They just slip on and off with
Made of Vici Kid , with patent leather trim
mings and flexible soles.
Your dealer will supply you ; if not , write to us. Loot for Martha
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