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I want every chronic rheumatic to throw
away all medicines , all liniments , all
plasters , nnd elve MUNYON'S RHEUMA
TISM REMEDY a trial. No matter -what
your doctor may Bay , no matter \vbat
your friends may say , no matter how-
prejudiced yon may be against all adver
tised remedies , co at once to yonr drnc-
jflst and get a bottle of the KHEUMA-
! TISM REMEDY. If It falls to give satis
faction , ! will refund yonr money. Munyoa
Remember this remedy contains no sal
icylic acid , no. opium cocaine , morphine or
other harmful drugs. It Is put np under
the guarantee of the Pure Food , and Drug
' For Bale by all druggists. Price. 25c.
Sioux City Directory
used typewriters -
writers of all makes.
"Write for list of twenty *
five special bargains.
B.F.SwansonCo , ,
Established 30 Years
Floral emblems and cut flowers for all
occasions. SiOUXClTY , IOWA
FIGHTING THE WHITE PLAGUE
Educational Posters by the Thousand
to Be Displayed All 'Over
B United States.
if. During the next three months , the
bill boards of the United States will
display 20,000 educational posters on
tuberculosis , according to an an
nouncement made by the National As-
-aociation for the Study and Preven
tion of Tuberculosis.
This will conclude the campaign be
gun a year ago , when the National
Bill Posters' associaation donated free
space to the tuberculosis cause , the
Poster Printers' association offered
Iree printing , and nine paper manu
facturers gave the paper for the post
ers. The combined value of these sev
eral donations for this three-month
campaign Is nearly $100,000.
The posters are in six different de
signs and are all printed in three col-
tirs. They are seven feet wide and
nine feet high. Already nearly 2,500
of these posters have been hung on
ihe bill boards of 4G different cities ,
and it is planned to distribute 20,000
more before April 1 in over 400 towns
and cities. anti-tuberculosis
Any - so
ciety In the United States may re
ceive free of charge , except for trans
portation , as manyof these posters as
an be hung on the boards in its ter
ritory. The National association with
the tuberculosis committee of the Na
tional Billposters and Distributors are
conducting the campaign.
The posters show in graphic form
low fresh air , good food , and rest
cure tuberculosis ; how bad air , over- !
\vork and closed windows lead to con !
sumption ; and how the careless con
sumptive menaces the health of his
Tamily by spitting on the floor.
"I hate to see a little country buy
ing its first battleship. "
"Why ? "
"Reminds me of a boy taking his
first smoke. "
Army of Telegraphers.
The telegraph companies of this
country employ about 20,000 persons.
This does not include the railroad
The main difference between a pro
fessional man and a tradesman is that
-a. great many times the tradesman can
buy and sell the professor.
Calculated piety Is the poorest kind
a Cook ?
Never mind you can have
a good breakfast if there's a
in the house.
This delicious food , ready
to serve without cooking , is
always welcome and makes
r ; > "The "
POSTUM CEREAL CO. , LTD. ,
Battle Creek , Mich.
CAN DO NO REAL GOOD
IDEA OF TARIFF COMMISSION A
Well Described by the New York
Journal of Commerce as a "De
lusion and a Snare" Sub
ject Too Partisan.
The New York Journal of Com-
nerce , which has always doubted the
ralue of the tariff commission's worth ,
thinks that it is better to keep the
present tariff board than to adopt any
of the changes which have been pro
posed in congress. Of the Longworth
bill for a bipartisan commission of five
members , not more than three of
whom shall be of the same party , it
'That kind of device Is a delusion
and a snare , and unless we can have
a tariff commission made up of eco
nomic experts and free from partisan
bias , we may as well leave the matter
to the regular committees of congress.
It will come to the same thing in the
end. The majority of the committee
.will control the investigations and the
recommendations , and the minority
twill be impotent. "
Concerning tEe suggestion that the
work be turned over to a tariff bu
reau with a singje head in one of the
administrative departments , prefera
bly the treasury , the Journal says :
"That would be no less one-sided.
So long as the administration is de
voted to a certain tariff policy its bu
reaus would work for the support and
not for the reform of that policy.
There would he no independence in its
inquiries and no value in its recom
mendations. The bureaus oi the vari
ous departments have all along been
working in behalf of the established
tariff. The consular service of the
state department , the bureau of manu
factures and the bureau of statistics
In the department of commerce and
labor are continually furnishing ma
terial to support the policy of the ad
ministration , which has heretofore
been the policy of congress in the
matter of tariff , as of everything else.
Independent investigation and compe
tent criticism are not to me expected
of an official bureau. "
In other words , in the official bu
reaus , as In congress , party policy is
regarded as of a good deal more impor
tance than public policy. Like mas
ter , like man , and the important thing
In the eyes of bureau or other politi
cal employes is , first , to hold their
jobs , and , second , In order , to hold
their jobs , to keep the party in its job.
To attain this end it must be made to
appear that whatever the party does
Is right. Thus it can hardly be ex
pected that a bipartisan commission ,
which can be controlled by a majority
of partisans , or a partisan bureau ,
would be of much service in the in
vestigation of a subject so intensely
partisan as the tariff.
Former Senator Smith of New Jer
sey says he is for "a just tariff , " but
of course that is a misprint. What he
Is really for is just tariff.
The Bath Trust Indictments.
President Taft gives warning in his
message of a vigorous enforcement of
the Sherman act against all dangerous
or harmful trusts. There is to be no
"running amuck , " of course , but the
question of desirable modifications of
the act is not to be permitted to block
the prosecution of wilful builders of
The Detroit indictments in the bath
tub and sink trust furnish an illustra
tion of the meaning of the trust para
graphs of the message. Assuming
that the department of justice has the
facts "straight , " the defendants could
not in any event expect the smallest
benefit from amendments of the Sher-
.man law. If they had no other pur
pose than that of fleecing consumers ,
destroying competition , dictating to
jobbers , raising prices regs.rdless of
any economic considerations ; if there
was no thought of saving and improv
ing and sharing gains of combination
with consumers , then the trust was of
the sort that should be dissolved in
the interest of honest and legitimate
commerce. The criminal indictments
are of the sort that bring home the
truth that conscious violation of the
law means personal guilt. Chicago
A Committee of Lawyers.
It Is observed that every Demo
cratic member suggested for the next
ways and means committee of the
house , except one , is a lawyer. The
exception is M. R. Denver of Ohio , who
is classed as a "farmer banker. " That
there should be men of affairs on such
a committee as well as lawyers would
naturally be supposed.
The make-up of this committee , how
ever , Is typical of that of congress.
Few occupations save that of the legal
profession are represented in the
house. This lopsidedness of representa
tion is unfortunate. But until more
business men are willing to take part
'n public life , it seems inevitable.
Party's Faith Not Kept.
The present tariff law was enacted
in pursuance of a pledge to revise the
tariff downward. The violation of the
pledge was so flagrant that a number
of Republican senators and repre
sentatives voted against the bill on its
final passage. Such is the record , and
such are the results of tariff revision
by the friends of the tariff. In not one
of these cases was faith kept with the
people. In not one was there fair ,
reasonable and downward revision of
SHALL MEATS BE UNTAXEDi
Dominant Party Has It In Its Power tc
at Once Secure Relief From
If there had heen ten lines in tht
president's message on the high cos *
of living , with a recommendation it
simple justice that meats be placed or
the free list , does anybody suppose
that the beef trust would have ad
vanced prices ? A cornered market responds
spends quickly to every Impulse and
tendency. The protest at the polls in
November was understood. So also
was the silence at the White House in
December. Both found a response in
the monopoly's price list.
A like degree of intelligence on the
part of the people's representatives at
Washington would develop a policy as
to this particular trust which could be
carried out in 60 days.
Strangely enough in the legislative
department the Insurgent Republicans
appear to-have agreed to attack only
the wool schedule of the tariff. Of
this Senator Aldrich said on May 4 ,
1909 : "It Is the very citadel of the pro
tective system. To reduce that is to
destroy the whole system. "
In a way every important tariff
schedule is a citadel of monopoly and
bargaining , but meats are as yet only
an outpost and tiose who would serve
the people in their need will not ex
haust their energies upon a strong
hold when the weaker defenses of an
iniquity quite as objectionable invite
assault. The tariff citadel may be im
pregnable. The camp of the be
leaguered meat trust should be rushed
in a hurry.
The Meat Trust and the Tariff.
The total business of the six great
meat-packing companies amounts to
$945,000,000 a year. The profits , ex
clusive of those of the National Pack
ing company , are set at $23,379,644.
Estimating the profits of the National
Packing company as * equal to those
of Sulzberger & Sons , the total would
be raised to about $25,000,000.
Some of the detailed figures are as
impressive as the totals. When a con
cern like Swift & Co. , can progress
from a $10,000,000 capital to upward
of $80,000,000 in about sixteen years ;
when Armour & Co. , after paying big
dividends , can pile up a surplus of
$73,000,000 ; when other companies in
the combine make almost as notable
showings , it is clear the profits are
With such figures before them , how
can even the standpatters of congress
pretend that protection is needed for
the meat trust ? The tariff confers
monopoly of the home market and the
monopoly is used to exact from the
people excessive prices for ons of the
most important necessaries of life.
Those are the plain facts of the
matter. There is no need for an elab
orate investigation by a tariff commis
sion with a year of delay. There is
time enough for this congress to re
peal the tax on meat and give the people
ple immediate relief. New York
The Sin.of Lafe Young.
In vain does the Hon. Lafayette
Young of Iowa assume an air of bon
homie and simplicity and-refer to the
senators as "boys. " His speech be-
trayeth him :
"I am not so much concerned about
inequalities as I am concerned about
Concerned about business ; what un
seemly , what almost blasphemous lan
guage for a senator to hold ! Is it not
the duty of the congress to legislate ,
and of every public man who knows
when he is well off to bloviate , against
As for the tariff , the Hon. .Lafe
Young dares to forget that America's
sweetest eirenist , noblest practical
ethicist and rarest occasional thinker
has found the tariff "a moral Issue"
and will stick to that moral issue like
a wart to a wart-hog , at least until
some more moral issue diverts his at
Business is immoral. If the Hon.
Lafe Young has any friends they
should bring him up to date or send
him back to Des Moines. New York
Public Money Wasted.
In Kansas , according to Auditoi
James M. Nation , "thousands of dollars
lars are wasted every year in printing
reports and documents that have no
value , and in duplicating reports of
state officers. " Nobody has ever had
the courage to calculate how much
money Is misspent and thrown away
In the government printing office at
Idea a Mere Makeshift.
The Democratic principle of a rev
enue tariff needs no commission at all
to apply it , and the task of framing
the schedules would be comparatively
simple. If the theory of protection is
once admitted to be right , much may
be said In favor of a commission. Butte
to those who deny this proposition the
commission can appear only as a
Worse , and More of It.
Well , well , if Judge Anderson de
served the opprobrious epithets he
was favored with from the greatest
man that ever was , what will be fitting
phrases for this same man to apply to
the members of the Supreme court of
the United States , all of whom have
united in rejecting the fantastic inter
pretation of the law evolved by the
mighty Bonaparte of Baltimore to get
an alleged libel , published in New
York , under the jurisdiction of the fed
eral courts ?
OilE. fill the jCup and let the
The uream and Sugar and Hot "Water
Me thinks this fragrant liquid amber here
Within the Pot. Is pretty much the Thing.
Soups of Different Nations.
There Is something characteristic
about the dishes of different people ,
and in none is this more marked than
in their soups.
Italian Soup. Peel and blanch 50
large chestnuts , cover with veal stock ,
add two tablespoonfuls of bread
.crumbs . , salt , pepper and nutmeg ; sim
mer two hours. Press through a sieve ,
measure the quantity of soup , and add
half the quantity of hot milk. Thick
en with the yolk of egg added to a
little of the milk to thin before adding.
Serve with croutons.
The Germans have a national repu
tation for soups of all kinds , the fol
lowing are two culled from a collec
tion of reliable ones :
German Veal Soup. Put two pounds
of the knuckle of veal Into three
quarts of water ( cold ) , with salt , pep
per , a carrot , onion and a clove to sea
son. Simmer for four hours , cool ,
and , skim and strain. Reheat six cups
of the stock , add half a cup of cold
cooked vermicelli , a tablespoonful of
chopped parsley , a grating of nutmeg
and the yolk of an egg blended with
half a cup of milk. Reheat , but do
German Tomato Soup. Cut up one
pound of the breast of veal , add the
bones , one tablespoonful of butter , one
onion and carrot cut fine , two cups of
tomatoes and a green pepper. Sea
son with pepper , salt and minced
parsley ; cover with three of
cold water , and simmer for three
hours , skimming as needed. Skim
out the bones , add a teaspoonful of
sugar and one cup 5of cold boiled rice.
French Potato Soup. Reheat four
cupfuls of veal stock. Add ten pota
toes , peeled and cut fine , two sliced
onions , two stalks of celery , and a ta
blespoonful of butter. Add four slices
of stale bread. Simmer for two hours ,
rub through a fine sieve , season with
salt , pepper and nutmeg , and thicken
with a tablespoonful each of flour and
butter cooked and mixed with two
cups of milk.
F YOU have dined with contentment -
_ _ _ tentment , you have dined as
well as the Lord Mayor of London.
Of the making of soups there is no
end , and the variety Is legion. Any
thing may be used in the soup pot
from "fish flesh to good red herring. "
The following are some recipes that
are unusual :
Turkey Soup. Put into a soup ket
tle the bones and trimmings of a cold
roast turkey , with a quarter of a
pound of lean ham. Cover with cold
water , add a chopped onion , a stalk
of celery , a tablespoonful of powdered
herbs , and pepper and salt to season.
Simmer until the meat is in shreds ;
strain , reheat , add half a can of corn ,
and a little of the turkey stuffing.
Ham-Bone Soup. Cover a ham bone
with cold water , add two cupfuls of
split peas , and simmer until the peas
are thoroughly cooked , adding more
water if necessary. Take out the bone ,
rub through a sieve , reheat , season to
taste , and serve with dices of bread ,
Beef and Veal Soup. Cut fine three
pounds of lean beef and two pounds
of the round of veal. Fry in butter ,
with a sliced onion , cover with cold
wster and simmer for three hours.
Afid one carrot , four cloves , two bay-
leaves and a stalk of celery. Simmer
an hour longer , strain and reheat
Beat the whites of two eggs with half
a cupful of cold water ; pour into the
soup and serve as soon as hot.
Vegetable Soup. Cut into dice two
carrots , a quarter of a small cabbage ,
half a turnip , half an onion , a potato
and 'two stalks of celery. Fry in but
ter ; add six cupfuls of water or stock ,
and salt and pepper to season. Sim
mer for half an hour. Serve very hot
Apple Soup. Cook eight apples soft
in as little water as possible. Add
sugar to taste and press through a
sieve. Flavor with lemon juice and
nutmeg , and thicken with a tablespoonful -
spoonful of cornstarch rubbed smooth
In a little cold water. When cool , add
two cupfuls of cider.
Revolution of Family Life.
Girls may now honorably maintain
themselves and find scope for their tal
ents in professions and trades which
were once considered only suitable for
She may leave home at quite an
early age if the pursuit she has cho
sen would make the restrictions t > f
home irksome to her. She may travel
without an escort and go into society
without a chaperon , and then , as to
recreations , she may smoke and play
golf and cricket and hockey , or , if
fond of a gun , she may shoulder one
and join the shooting parties from
country houses in the autumn.
But what of her home ? Where is
the effort to make the lives of her
elders brighter and happier ? Where
the wit and lively merriment of the ;
home dinner table ? Where the gentle
deference to the opinions or the
wishes of her parents ? London Times.
For Infants and Childr3H
ALCOHOL-3 PER CENT
AYegetable Preparation For As
similating the Food andReguIa- Bears tha
ling rhe5tomachs and Bowels of
Promotes Dircsfion ; heerful-
nessandRest.Contains neither of
Opium , Morphine nor Mineral
NOT NAR'C OTIC.
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A perfect Remedy forConsHpa-
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Tac Simile Signature of
THE CENTAUR COMPANY ? ,
NEW YORK ,
At 6 Trio nth s old
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Guaranteed under the Foodangj
Exact Copy of Wrapper. TMK oxiiTAua COMPANY
A Sample Quip.
"Thomas "W. Lawson's Thanksgiv
ing proclamation was a very good
piece of oratorical writing , " said a
Boston banker. "Lawson is always
full of quips.
"Not long ago I attended the fu
neral of a millionaire financier one
of those real high financiers' whose
low methods Lawson loves to turn the
"I arrived at the funeral a little
late. I took a seat beside Lawson
and whispered :
" 'How far has the service gone ? '
"Lawson , nodding towards the cler
gyman in the pulpit , whispered back :
' "Just opened for the defense. ' "
A Friendly Tip.
"Now that provisions are lower ,
Mrs. Hasher , " said the fussy boarder ,
"don't you think you ought to reduce
your rates ? "
"No , indeed , " replied the landlady.
"I find it hard to pay my debts as It
"But , " suggested the fussy boarder ,
"If you paid in advance as you make
others do , you would have no debts. "
For over fifty years Rheumatism , Neu
ralgia , and other painful ailments have
been cured by Hamlins Wizard Oil. It ia.
a good honest remedy and you will not
regret having a bottle ready for use.
When the suffragettes get in power
the office may really seek the man ,
simply because it is trying to dodge
PITIES CUBED I3f 6 TO 14 DATS
Yonr druggist will refund monor if PA2O OINT
MENT fails to cure any case of Itching , Blind ,
Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6 to 14 days. fiOc.
Modern life pushes a man into the
mud and then chides him for mater
Mrs. "WlnsioTr'B Soothing : Syrup.
Forchlldren teething , softens the gums ; reduces 1m-
tiammatlon.allarspain.cureswind colic. 20c a bottle.
Some turn their backs on ordinary
principles to gaze at heavenly pros
Git oat catnsniei uui i TWMbn
h nh nnnrrrairy. Try
Purely resettle. Aft
Bandy on the Irrer , QRTERS
eflmutate b3 . and
ootiw the delicate 1TTLE
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i Genuine euutbear Signature
Why Rent a Farm
and be compelled to pay to your landlord most
of your hard-earned profits ? Ov/a your own
- farm. Secure o Free Homestead in
Manitoba , Saskatchewan or
Alberta , or purchase
land in one of these
districts and bank a
prof It of S1O.OO or
S 12.0O aa acre
Land purchased 3
years ago at $10.00 on
acre has recently
changed hands at
$25.00 an acre. k The
crops Crown on these
lands warrant the
advance. You can
farming and grain crowing in
the provinces o Manitoba ,
Saskntchevraa end Alberta.
Free homestead and pre
emption areas ; as well as land
held by railway and land com
panies , will provide homes
Adaptable soil , healthful
climate , splendid schools
and churches. sfood railways.
For settlers' rates , descriptive
literature "Last Best West , " bow
to reach tbeconniry andotbcr par
ticulars , write to Sup't. of Immi
gration , Ottawa , Canada , or to too
Canadian Government .Agent.
LT Hotaes. 315 JadoaSr. . S. Part. Fac.
( Use address nearest yon. ) SB
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The Fountain Head of Life
Is The Stomach
A man who has a weak and impaired stomach and who does not
properly digest his food will soon find that hia blood has become
weak and impoverished , and that his whole body is improperly and
Df. PIERCE' S GOLDEK MEDICAL DISCOVERY
' makes the stomach stromg , promotes the flow ot
cf/tfesf/re laices , restores the lost appetite , makes
assimilation perfect , invigorates the liver and
purities and enriches the blood. It Is the &rcat bloodmaker ,
flesh'bnllder and restorative nerve tonic. It makes mem
ia body , active in mind and cool im Judgement.
This "Discovery" is a pure , glyceric extract of American medical roots ?
absolutely free from alcohol and all injurious , habit-forming drugs. All its
ingredients are printed on its wrappers. It has no relationship with secret
nostrums. Its every ingredient is endorsed by the leaders in all the schools of
medicine. Don't accept a secret nostrum as a substitute for this time-proven
remedy OP KNOWN COMPOSITION. Asr YOUR NEIGHBORS. They must know of
many cures made by it during past 40 years , right in your own neighborhood.
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W. L. DOUGLA
1 E STAB. eft o FOR MEN
1876 & WOMEN
IF YOU COULD VISIT W. L. DOUGIiAS LARGE
FACTORIES AT BROCKTON , MASS. , and see ho"W
carefully W. L. Douglas shoes are made , you would then under
stand why dollar for dollar they are guaranteed to bold their
shape , look and fit better and wear longer than any other § 3.00 ,
$3.50 or $4.00 hoes you can buy. Quality counts. It lias made
W. Ii. Douglas shoes a household Trord everywhere.
W. Xt. Douglas name and the retail price are stamped
on the bottom , -which Is a safeguard against substitutes ,
the true values of-which are unknown. Refuse all the > e
substitutes. Ton are entitled to the best. Insist upon
having the genuine "W. I * Douglas shoes.
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Order Catalog. W. L. . . . . . . . . -
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