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Tka Caltaa Statss STag.
Flag of the brave! thy folds shall fly,
The ?ign of hope and triumph high!
When speaks the signal-trumpet tone,
And the long lines come gleaming on,
Ere yet the Hfeblood, warm and wet,
Has dimmed the glistening bayonet.
Each soldier's eye shall brightly turn
To where thy sky-born glories burn,
And as his springing steps advance,
Catch war and vengeance from the
And when the cannon-mouthings loud
Heave in wild breaths the battle
And gory sabers rise and fall
Like shoots of flame on midnight's
Then shall thy meteor glances glow.
And cowering foes shall shrink be
neath Each gallant arm that strikes below
That lovely messenger of death.
Flag of the seas! on ocean wave,
Thy star shall glitter o'er the brave;
When death careering on the gale,
Sweeps darkly round the bellied sail.
And frightened waves rush wildly
Before the broadsides' reeling rack,
Each dying wanderer of the sea
Shall look at once to heaven and thee.
And smile to see thy splendors fly
In triumph o'er his closing eye.
Flag of the free heart's hope and
By angel hands to valor given.
Thy stars have lit the welkin dome.
And all thy hues were born in
Forever float that standard sheet,
Where breathes the foe but falls be
With Freedom's soil beneath our feet.
And Freedom's banner streaming
Joseph Rodman Drake.
A OlrTs Talk Abaat Grant.
The following summer I went to An
napolis to see my brother receive his
diploma from the hands of the Presi
dent, with the rest of the graduating
midshipmen. It was a glorious Jifne
day, and I was fortunate in having a
friendly recognition from Mr. Grant,
as I stood near him under the trees
during the morning exercises. But bet
ter was to come. In the afternoon a
race was to be rowed, and my brother
was in one of the crews. With other
ladies, I was in Commodore Skerrett's
launch looking on, and troubled by
the remarks of many that the river
was far too rough for rowing. But the
President and Cabinet could not stay
for another day; the race must be
rowed at all hazards. The crews start
ed, and proud was Ito see my broth
er's boat now flying like a bird over
the tops of the rollers, now lost in the
hollows between. But suddenly a cry
.of dismay went from one spectator
to another: "She's swamped!" "No
wonder!" "Perfect folly!" and my
strained gaze found but one shell on
the course, and that not Tom's!
"Pull!" cried kind Commodore Sker
rett, and we fairly flew over the
water toward the goal and the barge
containing Admiral Porter and the
President's party. More than that, he
let me stand, for I was too short to
see otherwise, and the ladies sitting on
each side of me held my hands to keep
me steady. No one spoke. My eyes
searched in vain for a red head among
the dark ones of the capsized crew.
Just as my heart contracted with the
fear that he must have sunk, a quiet
penetrating voice came across from
the barge: "He's all right, Miss N.!"
It was Grant's, and there behind him
in the boat was my dripping, laughing
brother, kissing his hand to me.
Oaa Gam far Hlaassir.
One of the quaintest characters in
the old American navy was Admiral
Joseph Fyffe, as bluff and fearless an
old sea dog as ever stood upon the
bridge in time of danger. There is
hardly an officer or man in the service
to this day but can repeat some of the
witty and original sayings and doings
of "Joe" Fyffe. Besides being as good
a seaman as ever trod wooden ships
of war, the admiral had a tongue
which was about as impressive to for
eigners as the guns which peered from
the portholes of his vessel. "Joe Fyffe's
ideas of diplomacy were based on the
primary principle that there was to be
no backing down or "beating about
the bush" under any circumstances,
and that whatever mistakes Americans
happened to make should be "stood
by," just as if they had been Inten
tional and part and parcel of elabo
rate plans. This phase of "Joe" Fyffe's
character was strikingly illustrated
about 10 years ago, when Admiral
Fyffe's flagship sailed Into the harbor
of Portsmouth. England. According to
international etiquette, the saluting
guns were unlimbered on board the
visiting vessel for the usual salute
of 21 guns, which are given in honor
of the nation in whose harbor a for
eign warship enters. By some mis
take of the gunner on this occasion
Admiral Fyffe's flagship thundered
out 22 guns. A return salute of 21
guns was fired from shore, and when
the commandant of the navy yard
ashore made his official visit to the
American flagship he took occasion to
mention the fact that 22 guns had
been fired from the flagship. "I say,
admiral." said the Englishman, polite
ly, "I noticed that you gave us full
measure of guns in your salute today.
What was the extra gun for?" "Well,
sir," returned the admiral, without
turning a hair, "I fired 21 guns for
Queen Victoria and one for 'Joe Fyffe
Vigor af Retired o
Llent-Gen. Schofield wrote one of
the most luminous and interesting au
tobiographies extant after his retire
ment in 1885, and at 70 he is still a
physically vigorous and mentally ca
pable man. Major Gen. Howard was
In every way more able to command
an army at his retirement for age in
1894 than in 1864 when he marched to
the sea with Sherman. At 71 he is still
an active and useful citizen of the re
public. Major Gen. Wesley Merritt re
tired last year at 64. With the excep
tion of his gray hair and experience
Jierrm is not much less a boy and
far more fit to exercise commaad.than
when he fought so effectively with I 'X taOW army fintS on its bel,y
Sheridan thirty-six years ago Ge ' ? r"neVer ! Mti8fle1 0U l get hold
Richard C. Drum, wholr eleven I tZa$?nm" "
years ago. is apparently as capable -Springfield Republican.
at 75 of directing the Adjutant Gen- S Blessed are they taat do hunger, and
eral's department as he was in 1889. f thirst after righteousness: for they
when the inexorable law operated to
compel him to stop out Meatally aad .
pbystcaUy'vlfprcHss, he still keeps step
with the times. Here in Washington
where the retired army .officers aro
seem la greatest numbers, of all ranks
and degrees of deterioration from-advancing
years,- the observer requires
no further evidence than his eyes that
nine of every ten are retired long be
fore their powers are exhausted. It
is undeniable, however, that the best
interests of the service require that la.
some manner the mossbacks be side
tracked, and the system of compulsory
retirement is doubtless the fairest,
method of accomplishing this end.
Washington correspondence New York
Gen. Daniel Sickels tells a story il
lustrating the tenderness of President
Lincoln's heart as well as his faith in
Providence and his, beautiful optim
ism. After Sickles Had been wounded
at Gettysburg he was removed to
Washington, and the President called
on him at the hospital. When the gen
eral described the battle and the awful
slaughter, "Lincoln wept like a child."
"While the two armies were converg
ing," said Lincoln, "I went into my
room and prayed as I never prayed
before. I told God that if we were to
win the battle He must do it, for I
had done all that I could. I went
from my room with a great load lifted
from my shoulders, and from that mo
ment I never had a doubt as to the re
sult We shall head good news from
Grant who has been pounding away
at Vicksburg for so many months. I
am in a prophetic mood today, Sickles,
and I say that you will get well."
"The doctors do not say so."
"I don't care. Sickles; you will get
well," persisted the President
And that afternoon, Gen. Sickles
goes on to say, a telegram was re
ceived from Gen. Grant, announcing
the fall of Vicksburg. His own recov
ery soon followed.
Hew Fortreis Bfoaroa Wai Ballt.
The manner of constructing the fort
at Old Point Comfort is interesting
and throws some light on customs and
practices then in vogue. The work
was almost wholly done by slaves,
who were brought to the place by their
masters and leased to the engineers in
charge. The slave-owner received 50
cents a day for each slave, and the
government furnished each "laborer,"
as the slave was called, with two suits
of working clothes, a pair or two of
shoes, rations, quarters and occasion
ally a little tobacco. The "laborers"
worked with very little clothes and
generally without shoes. Tfiey lived
in barracks and were subject to a kind
of military discipline. The owners
were regular in coming in to collect
the hire for their slaves, from which
we may infer that the "constituents"
of those days knew how to appreciate
a good thing to a degree worthy of the
present generation. Leslie's Monthly.
A Naval Medal Selected.
Secretary Long has definitely select
ed a design for the medal to commem
orate the naval campaign against
Spain in the West Indies. The obverse
of the medal is surrounded by a
wreath of oak leaves, in the center of
which is a profile of Admiral Sampson
and the inscription "United States
Campaign in the West Indies, 1898,"
and on the other side, "William Thom
as Sampson, Commander-in-Chief."
On the reverse is a representation of
the "Men Behind the Guns." In the
distance are seen the outlines of a war
vessel. At the bottom is the inscrip
tion, "Santiago. July 3, 1898, John
Smith, U. S. S. Texas," the name of
the recipient and of the vessel upon
each medal being different Admiral
Sampson's picture was chosen because
he was commander-in-chief of the
fleet, as Dewey's was placed on the
Soldiers and tbe Caatesa.
The attitude of the W. C. T. U. with
respect to the army canteen and the
surmises stated as facts in support of
that attitude are responsible for a
storm of protests from officers and en
listed men. As a matter of truth, of
ficers and men are unanimously in
favor of the restoration of the can
teen the former because the men are
more easily controlled and because
there are few breaches of discipline
under the canteen system, and the lat
ter because they miss from their mess
tables the luxuries the canteen system
secured to them and because under the
new system they find they are spend
ing twice as much in barrooms outside
of the posts as they formerly were ac
customed to spend in the canteens.
New York Press.
Captain's Visit to Saltan.
Captain Smiley, of the Fifteenth
regiment, U. S. A., returned recently
from the Philippines, where he was
on the staff of General J. C. Bates, was
telling of his visit to the sultan of the
Sulus at his island capital. "The sul
tan, the day I saw him." said the cap
tain, "wore a dress suit without col
lar or cuffs. For headgear, he had
a skull cap, on the front of which was
set an enormous diamond. He is a
little man, with a no more striking
personality than is given him by his
costume. When standing he hardly
comes above the elbow of the average
American." Captain Smiley has now
been transferred to Madison barracks,
and was seen when visiting General
Glares far Two Mea.
Mr. A. E. Randle of Congress
Heights, visited the District commis
sioners recently, escorting Gen. Chas.
E. Hooker of Mississippi. "Gen. Hook
er," remarked Mr. Randle, "was a gal
lant Confederate officer. At Vicksburg
a cannon ball cut off his left arm and
at the same time blew off the head of
his servant, who was kneeling by his
side. A Union officer in the same bat
tle, who shall be nameless, lost his
right arm during the same siege. In
after years the two officers became
close friends. As one of them lost the
right arm and the other the left one,
they send each other the odd glove
every time either purchases a pair of
gloves." Washington Post
Tald af Goa. Lawtesv
The following is told of General
Lawton: "When Lawton started out
to get anything, he hated to stop until
it was in his grasp. He was tireless
himself, and he couldn't understand
why other men couldn't keep up with
him. It always rather worried him
that it was necessary to stop and cook
meals for the men. 'Yes, he would say.
8"3alI & filled.
The plnm orchards of the past still
exist in the memories of our middle
aged and old people. They are Mostly
remembered 'as hanging: full of purple
and white and black fruit, brightened
by the dews of morning. Those were
the days of big dreams concerning
plums. The curcullo was unknown
and the black-knot had not begun to
be a burden. In every part of the east
the orchards were set out and flour
ished. Every home had its group of
trees and the children played under
the branches and culled the pretty
fruit as they did the flowers. People
looked forward to the time when
plums would be in surprising abund
ance in every locality. But the dream
was not to come true. From Europe
came a pest with which Americans
did not know how to grapple. It
swept like a destroyer oyer the coun
try. Little by little the beautiful
branches of the plum trees became
filled with unsightly black knots and
ceased to bear fruit Tree after tree
was cut down but the pest merely re
appeared on other trees. No variety
was potent against it and every de
fense failed. No man knew the na
ture of the enemy. So the plum or
chards disappeared, and men in despair
ceased even to try to grow them. From
that point the scientists took up the
work. Little by little the nature of
black-knot was found out and reme
dies discovered. Today the fruit
grower knows how to combat the most
destructive of all these diseases and
the plum orchards are reappearing. Let
us hope that the time is not far dis
tant when every home will have its
little giove of plum bearing trees.
Every' farmstead will be made more
beautiful and more pleasing to its in
habitants if a plum orchard exists on
it Today the culture of plums has
been reduced to such a science that the
novice and the amateur can succeed
with them. Within the last ten years
many plums have been brought in
from foreign countries, and more va
rieties have been discovered growing
wild in our own woods. These have
been cultivated and developed till we
have a very large list from which to
weeds his greatest obstacle to success.
The experienced farmer or fruit grow
er seldom mentions them. He knows
that they are easily kept down by the
cultural methods that the crops should
have whether there be weeds or not
When fruit culture Is carried on on
a small scale one of the best means of
keeping down weeds is the mulch.
This mulch may be of any kind of
verdure grass or straw or weeds. The
writer has found it a very serviceable
thing in the culture of tomatoes.
There Is a good deal of grass and
weeds mown that is not suitable for
hay and this is placed between the
rows of tomatoes. It ensures three
things: The keeping down of the
weeds, the conservation of moisture
and the protection of the fruit from
dirt There is a fourth object that is
perhaps attained and that is the in
crease of nitrogen in the surface soil
due to proper shading and moisture
under the mulch.
Boot-Kllllaz of Fralt Tress.
At the last meeting of the Southern
Minnesota Horticultural Society Clar
ence Wedge of Albert Lea, dealt with
this most important subject to north
western horticulturists. "In that por
tion of our country west of Lake Mich
igan and north of Missouri there is no
menace more constantly hanging over
the fruit interests of the country than
that of root killing." Last winter was
a severe and emphatic lesson in this
line, but on account of snow protec
tion when the thermometer was the
lowest we did not fare as badly as our
Wisconsin and South Iowa brethren.
It seemed to matter little last winter
what the condition of the soil happen
ed to be, if the snow were blown off
and the earth fully exposed. The moist
low places suffered fully as much as
the dry exposed hills.
The strongest defense we can make
is by the use of soil covering of some
kind. A very thorough mulch should
bo maintained in orchards at all sea
sons of the year, and to hold this in
place and also to keep the snow, Mr.
Wedge favors the growing of raspber
ries along the orchard rows. If Prof.
Hanson's recently recommended trial
of the little Siberian bush crab as a
stock apple proves all that may be
hoped for it, we may not always be at
the mercy cf a winter drouth as in our
nurseries we surely are very largely
at the present time.
Root killing among small fruits is a
very hard matter to provide against,
and is a very serious cause of loss to
berry growers. Here a cover crop is
out of the question and a mulch would
be too expensive and frequently of no
avail. A cheap and effective system
of irrigation is about the only remedy.
In the roots of the wild plum we for
tunately have an iron-clad stock upon
which to graft and about the only
protection needed is a dust Manket in
summer and a well-loosened soil for
winter. If, however, the plum 13
grafted on the peach or some foreign
stock it will need even more careful
winter cover than the apple.
Fertility aad Ejrg-ProdactioB.
Experiments have been made at the
Ontario station in the production and
fertility of eggs and Prof. Jarvis, who
was in charge of the work, makes the
following report concerning it. Ten
laying hens were separated from the
male. The eggs .aid each day were
placed in an incubator and their fer
tility tested. Of the eggs laid during
the first four days after the male was
removed 70 per cent were fertile, of
those laid on the fifth day, 61 per cent,
on the sixth, 60 per cent, on the sev
enth, 49 per cent, on the eighth, 12
per cent, on the ninth, 2 per cent and
on the tenth all were infertile.
A test was made with six laying hens
to determine the time which elapsed
before eggs become fertile after a male
is introduced. On the third day 30
per cent of the eggs were found to be
fertile, on the fourth, 42 per cent on
the fifth, 50 per cent, on the sixth, 60
per cent, on the seventh, 70 per cent,
on the eighth, 63 per cent,, on the
ninth, 70 per cent, on the tenth, 74
per cent The influence of the male
on the total number of eggs produced
was tested with two lots. Lot one
consisted of five pullets, five hens and
one cock; lot two of five hens and five
pullets of the same varieties as lot one.
The test began January 1 and lasted
until September 1. Both pens were
fed and cared for in tbe same way.
Lot one laid 959 eggs and lot two 972
eggs. It can be seen that there was
but very little difference In the num
ber of eggs laid by the two pens.
Dives was a good example of the
rich man who cares nothing for the
wants of the poor. He had more
wealth than he needed on earth, just
for a little time; then he woke up in
Ta Teach Practical Hoasskeeplag.
Mrs. St. Justin Beale is soon to open
a school in New York to teach girls
of all nationalities how to cook, wash,
sweep, dust and perform all the prac
tical duties of the household. A
strong effort will be made to instill
in them tact, politeness, patience,
tidiness, kindness and silence. Lunch
es, fashionable dinners and ball sup
pers will be served on the shortest
notice. Dressmaking, millinery, hair
dressing and other things in this line
are to be put in.
LoTlag Cap for Cervera.
Arthur Bird, a wealthy resident of
Sidney, N. Y., has inaugurated a move
ment among school children to present
a loving cup to Admiral Cervera, the
Spanish naval commander. Mr. .Bird
is an enthusiastic admirer of Admiral
Schley, but thinks the American sail
or's counterpart in the Spanish ser
vice is the man who steamed out of
Santiago knowing he went to destruc
tion. Little Danmow's Odd Castom.
At Little Dunmow, in Essex, a flitch
of bacon is given yearly to such mar
ried couples as can declare upon oath
that they have not quarreled and have
not wished themselves unmarried for
a year and a day. The custom was
established in 1444.
Wabasha Hears Good News.
Wabasha, Minn.. August 19th:
George Huber of this town suffered
from Kidney Trouble and Back-Ache.
He was very bad. Dodd's Kidney Pills,
a new remedy, has cured him complete
ly. He is now quite well and able to
work. He says Dodd's Kidney Pills are
worth their weight in gold.
News comes to hand almost every
day of wonderful cures by Dodd's Kid
ney Pills, which, although but recently
introduced in this country, has already
made many warm friends by its splen
did results in the most serious cases of
Bright's Disease, Diabetes, Dropsy,
Rheumatism, and Back-Ache.
Swell Attire In Mtxiro.
"The sartorial world is full of pre
diction," remarks the Mexican Herald.
"A single breasted frock oat is due
to arrive in May, also the once famil
iar long tailed, single breasted cut
away which gave a zopilote air to its
wearers. Down in Tabasco the swell
tailors are competing to make for Don
Santiago Carter a combination pajama
and frock combined, one in which the
philosopher can both sleep and attend
sweel functions when he makes his
infrequent visits to this canital."
Making Home Happy.
Anything that contributes to the
happiness of the home is a blessing to
the human race. The thoughtful house
wife, who understands her responsi
bilities in the great problem of mak
ing the home all that the word implies
Is ever on the look out for that which
will lighten the burdens of the house
hold without lessening the merits of
the work done. That is why nearly
every well regulated household is us
ing Defiance starch. It costs less and
goes farthest. Sixteen-oz package for
10c. If your grocer hasn't got it clip
this out and give it to him and ask
him to send for it. Made by Magnetic
Starch Co., Omaha, Neb.
Goodness may win gold but gold will
never win goodness.
Clear white clothes lire a sign that tho
housekeeper uses Red Cross Ball Blue
Large 2 oz. package, 5 cents.
Life's commonplaces fit us for its un
DorVt let your grocer sell you a. 12 oz.
package of laundry stercK for 10 cents when
you cejcrv get 16 oz. of the very best starch
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EXACT SIZE OF 10 CENT PACKAGE.
72 PACKAGES IN A CASE.
customer claims to be unsatisfactory in any way. We have
and you must have it 0W)ER. FROM YOVR JOBBER. If
Seaalbls Ckarck rrsseat.
George C. Thomas, of Philadelphia,
a member of the firm of Drexel & Co..
has presented the Church of the Holy
Apostles, of which he is a member,
eight large electrical fans, which have
been placed in the body of the church,
so as to send draughts of cool air in
every direction acroes the pews.
Zola's Drey fas Kovel.
After a long delay is at last ready
to make a novel out of the Dreyfus
case. This book will be the last of the
set of four paralleling the gospels,
"Fecondite;" "Travail, a socialist
novel treating of the labor problem;
"Verite," now ready to appear, and
criticising French educational meth
ods, and "Justice," the application of
which is evident
They TTaat Us la Hawaii.
Robert W. Wilcox, who represents
the Hawaiian islands in congress, says
that the general sentiment of Hawaii
ans is favorable to the Settlement
among them of as many people from
this country "as the islands can ac
commodate." GREATLY REDUCED RATE9
WABASH R. R.
$13.00 Buffalo and return $13.00.
$31.00 New York and return $31.00
The Wabash from Chicago will sell
tickets at the above rates daily. Aside
from these rates, the Wabash run
through trains over it3 own rails from
Kansas City. St. Louis and Chicago and
offer many special rates during the
summer months, allowing stopovers at
Niagara Falls and Buffalo.
Ask your nearest Ticket Agent or ad
dress Harry E. Moores. General Agent.
Pass. Dept., Omaha, Neb., or C. S.
Crane, G. P. & T. A., St. Louis, Mo.
South Australia has never been vis
ited by any great epidemic.
Lame back makes a young man feel
old. Wizard Oil makes an old man
feel young. See your druggist
Love is the only lever long enough
to reach the heart.
DO TOUR CLOTHES LOOK TELtVOWT
If so, use Red Cross Ball Blue. It will make
them white as snow. 2 oz. package 5 cents.
There are no fruitless deeds; all bear
either good or ill.
The grave closes the gate of grief
and opens that of glory.
Mrs. Wlaslows Soothing Syrap
or children teett!ng. soften the gams, reduces q
Hammattoa. alisja psln.cures wlndcollc 21c a bottle.
Boiling anger scalds nobody's fingers
but our own.
X am sure Piso's Cure for Consumption saved
my life three years aga Mrs. Tnos. Robbiks.
Maple Street. Norwich, N. Y., Feb. 17, 1900.
Most of us would rather watch others
than work ourselves.
"iTSrermaaenCy Cured. S'oetiornerronsnesiaRaa)
rt day'a nn of Dr. iCUne's (Steat Vcnr. Kettiorer.
Send for FREE 82.00 trial bottle ana treatiie.
Ita. aVH. Kluik. Ltd.. 931 area St. railadelsai'wPa.
A man does not possess what he has
but what he is.
Catasra Caaaot Ba Cared
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot
reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a
blood or constitutional disease, and in order to
cure it you must take internal remedies, liall's
Cat irh Cure is taken internally, and acts
directly on tho blocd and mucous surfaces.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine.
It was prescribed by one of the best physicians
in this country for years, and is a regular pre
scription. It is composed of the best tonics
known, combined with the best blood puritiers,
acting directly on tho mucous surfaces. Tho
perfect combination of the two intrrcdicnts is
what produces such wonderful results in curing
Catarrh. Send for testimonials, free.
P. J. CHENEY & CO.. Props., Toledo, a
Sold bv drucgists. price 75c
Hall's Family Pills arc the best.
There are 11,700 hotels in Paris.
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REQUIRES NO COW
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MAGNETIC STARCH MFG. CO,
MADE STROM AMD WELL
A PmiMit LHy Rttsti Fm a Sick M If h-n-n-Eitirily
Cut. ii Tn WM$.
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I MRS. E. A. CROZIER-
MRS. E. A. CROZTER.
Mrs. E. A. Crozier. Senior Vice Presi
dent of the James Morgan Post, W. R.
C. the largest corps in Minnesota,
writes from "The Landour," 9th and
Nicollet, Minneapolis, Minn., as follows:
"Please accept hearty thanks mm
behalf of Peruaa, that wommerful mtc4
Mae which raise mta frotm a sick he
amdatadeastromgam well wmtamet
me im two weeks. I suffered with
beariayowm palms, hackache am com
tlmtial headache, am fomad mm relief
mmtll I tried Permma. It cured mte comt-
pletely, and I feel as youag and well
as when la. I warn every woman
knew the merits of the medicine, and
no home would he without It." Mrs.
E. A. Crozier.
Mrs. Wm. Henderson, Bordulac, N.
;'I was troubled with very serious
Time is like a verb that can only be
of use in the present tense.
First-born children excel later born
in stature and weight
The best praise of the sermon is its
SOZODOlThft. TEETH 25c
Nature's Priceless Renew
0R.0. PHELPS BROWN'S
gia. Weak Back. Ssraina,
Burns. Sores and aH Pais.
Caaslsltvc u or Tour
OSfClll drurebt. .0Oe.
Ir he does not sell It, nend
as hla name, and for your
trouble, we will Cra
Send You a Trial ll EC,
It Cures Through the Peres
required to harvest the grain crop of West
Tho most abund
ant yield on the Con
tinent. Reports are
that the average
yield of No. 1 Hard
wheat in Western
Canada will be over
thirty bushels to tbe acre. Prices for farm
help will be excellent. Splendid Ranching
Lands adjoining the Wheat Belt.
Excursions will !e run from nil points in
tho United States to the Free Grant Lands.
Secure n home at once, and if you wi.sh to
purchase at prevailing prices, and secure
tho advantage of the low rates, apply for
literature, rates, etc., to F. Pedlet,
Superintendent Immigration, Ottawa, Can
ada, or to W. V. Bennett, Canadian Gov
ernment Agent, 801 New York Life BIdg.,
When visiting Buffalo, do not fail to see
the Canadian Exhibit at the Pan-American.
made for the same
more starch for the
To the DeaJers:
GO SLOW In placing orders for 12-oz.
Laundry Starch. You won't be able to sell 12
ounces for 10 cents while your competitor offers
16 ounces for the same money.
DEFIANCE STAR-CH IS THE BIGGEST
THE BEST COLD WATER STARCH MADE.
No Chromos, no Premiums, but a better
starch, and one-third more of it, than is con
tained in any other package for the price.
Having adopted every idea in the manufac
ture of starch which modern invention has made
possible, we offer Defiajrce Starch, with every
confidence in giving satisfaction. Consumers
are becoming more and more dissatisfied with
the prevalent custom of getting 5c. worth of
starch and 5c. worth of some useless thing, when
the' want 10c. worth of starch. We give no
premiums with Defiance Starch, relying on "Qual
ity and (2uaJltity, as the more satisfactory
method of getting business. You take no
chances in pushing this article, we give an ab
solute guarantee with erery package sold, and
authorize dealers to take back any starch that a
made arrangements to advertise it thoroughly,
you ccinnot get it from Kim, wrik us.
female weakness; had spells of flowing
that exhausted me so that I feared I
would lose my mind. I suffered un
told agony with my back, the pain ex
tending down my left leg. My pain
was so severe that I would have wel
comed death at any moment so no one
need wonder that I recommend Peruna
so highly, for it cured me entirely of
that Not a sign of pain has returned,
and that will soon be two years now.
"I am glad that there Is a way I can
speak, trusting that many a sufferer will
read my testimonial, and not only read
but believe." Mrs. Wm. Henderson.
FOB WOMEN ON I.T.
Mat Darlag Hot Weatkar by
Dr. Hart saaa.
By the assistance of an experienced
staff of physicians. Dr. Hartman pro
poses to direct the treatment of sev
eral thousand women, who, for one
reason or another are ailing.
Each patient sends name, symp
toms, and a short description of previ
ous treatment, and are entered in the
doctor's books as regular patients.
The treatment is directed from time
to time as may be found necessary
by the doctor, without charge. Every
letter and name is held strictly confi
dential, and in no case will any one
be published except by the express
wish of the patient herself.
These cases are treated with tha
same care and fidelity as the private
patients of a regular family physician.
During the past year a large number of
cases have been cured. Every item of
the treatment Is directed for which no
charge whatever is made.
Address Dr. Hartman. President of
The Hartman Sanitarium Columbus,
Ohio, for free treatment
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Do YOU Irrigated land never fall to pro
fM).o duce Sure Crops, Bin Crop. Valu
lvm'wr able Crops every year. Good home
market. We will dhow yon free of charge.
COLORADO COLONY CO..
1320 Seventeenth Street, Denver, Colorado.
IS THE SHORTEST LINE
KANSAS CITY. ST. LOUIS, CIUCAQO
AND INTERMEDIATE POINTS.
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