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TOILET Ofr THE D1TEB
OPERATION OF PUTTING ON ANO
TAKING OFF HIS COSTUME.
of a Soda Cracker
Yob km heard duttoae loo fankk fet
other foods aufce rack, aai Hill others axe
of these elesKats, hat 4 job kaow that bo
piupBrtiosM as a gooi soia cracker 7
The Uaites! Stales GorenuBcmt report shows
tlutsofe crackers costal less water, are richer
1b the BOBcle aa! lit eksseato, ami have a Btach
higher per ceat of the tiawse MMimf aad heat
teauBi propertits thaa aay article of food aude
That is way UwnsJa Btecutt shoBid
Ioch as iaportaat part of crery BKaL They
icprcscBt the sBprrlatic of the soda cracker, aU
tkeir gffffdBftf aad BOBrhduBeBt heiaf hroBgkt
frost the ore to jtobIb a package that is proof
afaisBt air, bmbbbbc aad
I have just what you want for fall work.
Fuller-Lee Press DriU ) m
Superior Pretw Drill jlftfftr
Litchfield Manure Spreader-Only Spreader
guaranteed for five years
k Get my prices.
H. G. PERSON
THE REUABLE FAMILY REMEDY FOR
Thev reach the seat of Hi tumble aad iaiiil aalantanaufi tta
and reeame nmtaral faDctks. Purer Vegetabla. Oeatala aa lejarkw
ingredients. Highly recommended and aadorawL A trial will caaviaca
yon of their merit.
A WONDERFUL MEMORY.
n YH-H SISTB
; a complete trial: and U sea
eenta a week, or less than two eenta a day.
i jiar ail . tm
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1 awe immiiimmESr?' m
k aiaraier. year mattecer year etetae. I vaaVte
b t- ySmfi1 P !!!'
jaf.aa) Sa ajawy aaiwMaaS SajSa je cry, Sat
yoaneU as aaa jaattjc- aafiEy eat aanly.
Itif meer.taetateal awtaaaaaSHattaatietaa
aaeal wis te eaaUaaa. a. viuSiiiiiMit&M n
It will am tnteefcte aim feat fai ar eiaaaatfaa.
auwjua aaaars xaa ma. aaaawiaiBaaaaa iaa
TiDiiaiii erawawneai eairtwaaaHiai aamyaaae
m ., laCS. . A.
treatment for roarcaae. entirely fwe. teplam lauwi. bra
elOMt.my teok-MWOMAirS OWN MaWCAL AOVHar Vit
at way womea amasr. aaa bow ttey eea
aare u. aaa leara to taaat ear aatai
tioa. yoa eaa decide tor yoaneU.
nawdy. tt caree eft, eM er yeaa
txcatateat which aoeedily aad eat
Irregular MeastraaUoa fa Toaaa Ladies.
waerever yoa uve. a aaa rarer
tuu any saaerer taaa taw
velL atronc ntaaiD aad 1
, aue tne aaas. write
tile Mary Maretaa TaM af a. Taaaa
Maretos tells as that during his trav
els over Europe he met the "marvel of
aaarvels" at Padua. The marvel in
faestkm was a young Corsican who
was In the city for the purpose of pur
eeing his studies at the university.
Ifaretus. having heard that the young
atan was gifted with an extraordinary
anemory, desired to put the student to
The person who had Informed the
traveler concerning the wonderful re
tentireness of the young Corsican's
anemory declared that he was so gifted
In that faculty that he could repeat as
many as 36,000 words If read over to
him but once. Maretus and three dis
tinguished Venetians agreed to test the
accuracy of the statement A commit
tee visited the student of extraordinary
memory and found him willing to sub
aalt to the ordeal. Accordingly there
was read over to him an almost inter
aflnable list of words strung together
without any consecutive order and
without any meaning whatever.
The young man stood all the time
with his attention deeply fixed and his
eyes half closed. When the long string
of words had been read off he looked
ap cheerfully and repeated the whole of
.the uninteresting catalogue of words
without a single fault. Then to show
how carefully his wonderful memory
had retained every word he went
through the list backward. When that
task was finished he took each alter
nate word first, third, fifth, etc. and
repeated them until the company was
thoroughly convinced that they were in
toe .presence of the most wonderful
prodigy of memory that the world had
KNOW THY COUNTRY.
THE GREAT MEALEB
ffOSAKD8 of gratefal castoains in
every state attest the WORDKBFUL
HEALING PR0PEETU8 of the
WORLD'S BEST LINIMENT
KING CACTUS OIL
TiiMrlMsa1ali frill pTp
That Every CtUaea Shaald
Take t Heart.
Javenal said. This precept descends
from heaven know thyself." . To this
wa add know thy country. Know Its
area. Its population, Its products, na
tive and exclusive, agricultural and
aalaeraL Know Its present output and
Its poastbUitles. Know Its states, its
territories and large cities and what
they are aeverally noted for. Know
its geography and typography. Its con
atltatloo, principles and history, its
Htarature, Its art and Its sciences, its
philosophy, discoveries and Inventions.
Know its relation to other nations,
bam political and financial. Know its
poaaeasions Alaska, Hawaii, Porto
Blco and the Philippines their history
aeverally, the customs and languages
ef their people and the sources of their
wealth. Many men know these things
nowand love their country and are serv
iceable to their fellow citizens In pro
portion to their knowledge. It costs
labor and the sacrifice of so called
pleasure to acquire this knowledge, but
to the genuinely manly man. whose
life's purpose Is to make the utmost of
hla abilities and opportunities and who
hi one way and another Is developing
hla country's hidden treasures and im
parting his own practical enthusiasm
te other lives, there are a relish and a
delight In the search for knowledge
that compensate a thousandfold.
It carea eata.
bite, etc aad is the i
Mfcv rats oa animals.
,J TTT llffl. gT TIT
It heafi-a woaad fnaa the batataa imaai is
teoioarMy antiaeptie. KtHG CACTUS OIL H
aoM by draertsta lit tr-.snraal ft brtles. la and
K decorated cans, or feat aMid trr,tfce aunafac
tatera. OLNCr Mc9 At. CMuHm. Java. M
mo oncMamaif -tbw ar1"
Pollock & Co.
PMTattrJUMaaa ' a tnm
aaaaaSaSaaaaaaiSav a a(a .a Ca aafaaj pact
A New York real estate agent has
been telling of some of his business ex
periences with women. Mrs. aJ, he
aaya, wanted to find a house that would
St her carpeta and wasted several
weeks en the Job. Mrs. -B. bad six
children of her own. but wanted a
gmarantee that no other children would
be allowed In the building. Mrs. a
a lease with a clause that no
should be brought In and then
deliberately brought several Into her
family and told the agent such restric
tlona la a lease were of no account
"Do yam wonder," he asks, "that men
4 net like to deal with womenT Of
coarse, however, Massachueetts wo
mea weald never do aaythlaf like
ae'ac tbe Reaialtca at tkm Mves
Dreaalaf; Platfena la am Ola Tta
Cam A LciMa la the Art af TaldaS
Thlasa Eaay Xeeeaaltr Far Care.
To watch a diver while he is dressing
or divesting himself of his professional
apparel Is not only to be taught a les
son In the art. of taking things easily,
but also impresses one with the fact
that the diver's Is the only occupation
under the sun In which- a tin can Is a
The can in question isnot an orna
mental object such as a silver backed
hairbrush Is or a set of manicure in
struments, but the diver's valet needs
It In his business as much as any fop
needs either of the silver Implements,
for It Is In this battered old tin that
the valet drops the thumbscrews that
keep the rubber cloth of the diving
suit confined in place between the
outer and inner plates of the cuirass
like shell the diver wears over his
shoulders and across his breast. There
they remain until the diver is ready to
dress again, when the valet carefully
picks them out of the tin and screws
them back In place.
The operation of dressing a diver re
quires two distinct movements, one
taking place on the deck of the vessel
or platform from which be is working,
the other at the head of the ladder on
which the diver descends to the depths
below. It-Is a business that requires a
good deal of time, for the diver's life
depends on jupt how carefully each of
the several things are done, and no
one sacrifices thoroughness to speed.
The diver always has a comfortable
place to sit on before he begins remov
ing his shoes, after which he draws on
a long pair of heavy woolen stockings
over the legs of trousers. Over these
again he pulls on another' pair of
trousers, and then he draws on the
lower part of his diving suit proper.
After that Is done he Is in the hands of
his valet who Is also the man who
tends the air pipe and signal rope after
the diver has descended to the bottom
of the sea.
One of Jhe curiosities of this opera
tion Is the Immobility of the man who
Is being dressed. He sits perfectly still
with his hands clasped between bis
knees, rarely speaking, his eyes fixed
on some distant point as though ho
were absorbed in considering somo
Meanwhile the valet has been draw
ing the rubber suit up on the diver's
arms and part way up over his chest
and then be slips down over bis head
the steel cuirass that keeps the pres
sure of the water away from his chest
and also serves to support the weight
of the copper helmet on his shoulders.
At this point In the operation the tin
can comes Into use, and the valet takes
from it the brass thumbscrews that
confine the upper edges of the diving
suit between the cuirass and the four
steel bands that are fastened outside
of It Then the valet puts a black silk
skullcap on the diver's head, and the
diver waddles over to the head of the
ladder after a pair of heavy rubber
bands are slipped over the rubber cuffs
of the suit for the diver works with
Then come the final touches of the
costume, which are always made as
near the head of the ladder as possible,
for these operations consist of putting
on the weighted shoes, the weigbted
breast belt and the copper helmet. The
diver slips his feet Into the shoes of
cast Iron, and bis valet and another
helper buckle them around his instep.
Then he bends down, resting bis arms
on the head of the ladder, while the
belt on which are fastened great thick
squares of lead. Is buckled around his
breast and across his shoulders.
The signal cord Is fastened to the
breastplate with leather thongs, and
then the signal Is given to the man at
the air pump to "work lively," which
means that he Is to send the wheel
.around at a much faster pace than he
does when the diver Is at work, this
being done to get a good current of air
passing through the pipe. Least time
of all does it take to put the helmet
on, for It Is dropped into place, and
after one half turn the thing Is done.
Down goes the grotesque figure be
low the surface of the water, up from
the helmet comes a constant stream of
air bubbles, and If the diver Is not
working at too great a depth you can
presently hear the click of his toos
ringing away at work. New York
Aa Heal Bath.
An ideal combination is to soap the
body all over, using tepid water before
plunging Into a cold bath. But there
are many good folks who cannot face
a cold bath daily and who after taking
one are apt to be cold and shivering
all the day through. For these the best
plan is, after a warm bath, to sponge
the throat and chest with cold water,
which is most stimulating and espe
cially so where the bather suffers from
chronic colds. To insist on a cold bath
Is just as unwise as to have a bath
that Is too warm and to remain In It
too long. That Is the more general
Her 'Ward ef Heaer.
"Don't you love me?"
"Yes, dear, but I'm already engaged."
"Break your engagement"
. "Oh, George, that wouldn't be hon
orable! An engagement is a sacred
thing, not lightly to be entered Into or
broken off. Besides"
"Well, rm engaged to two menand
that makes It even worse." Cleveland
"Whew! That's the first time I ever
made a speech. I felt like I had for
gotten an I had ever learned."
"You appeared to be talking just as
you felt Houston Post
Tenter On penitentiary) Wbe la that
leoUag convict? ward-
la known here as No. 1147.
-He aeeaw to hold aiawelf aloof
hla feUowa. Warden Yea; yoa
Thackeray 'designated a snob as a
being on a ladder who is quite as ready
to kiss the feet of him who Is above
him aa to kick the bead of him who Is
Nothing sharpens the arrow of sar
casm so keenly as the courtesy that
polishes It No reproach Is like that
we clothe with a smile and present
with a bow-Chesterfield.
Pumice, as Is well known. Is of vol
canic origin, being a tracbytle lava
which baa-been, rendered! light by the
escape of gases when In a molten state.
It Is found on most of the shores of the
Tyrhenlan aea and elsewhere, but Is at
present almost exclusively obtained
from the little Island of UparL Most
of the volcanoes of LIparl have ejected
pumaceoua rocks, but the best stone Id
all the product of one mountain, Monti
Chlrica, nearly 000 feet In height
with Its two accessory craters. Ths
district In which the pumice Is excavat
ed covers an area of three square miles.
It has been calculated that about 1,008
hands are engaged In this Industry, 608
of whom are employed In extricating
Pumice Is brought to the surface In
large blocks or In baskets and Is car
ried thus either to the neighboring vil
lage or to the seashore to be taken
there In boats. The supply Is said to be
practically Inexhaustible. Pumice Is
used not merely for scouring and
cleansing purposes, but also for polish
ing In numerous trades; hence the fact
mat the powdered pumice exported ex
ceeds In weight the block pumice. Be
tween twenty and thirty merchants an
engaged In the pumice trade on the
Island. London News.
Mr. BIrrell's story about the little
ragamuffin In a church school stirred
a clerical correspondent to write a let
ter wherein he spoke of ragamuffins
as "boys who have more rags than
muffins." No doubt that was not meant
to be taken seriously from the etymolog
ical point of view. The muffin of the
word has puzzled many. "Ragamuf
fin," says Dr. Johnson, "is from 'rag.'
and I know not what else." According
to Dr. Brewer the word means a rag
ged "muff" or "muffin" (a spiritless
fellow). But the original Ragamoffy
seems to have been a demon In certain
old mystery plays, whose name was
probably just high sounding nonsense.
It Is curious, however, that "the rag
man" Is an old name for the devil.
"The more the merrier." Not so.
One band is enough In a purse. "Noth
ing hurts the stomach more than sur
feiting." Yes, lack of meat "Nothing
but what has an end." Not so. A ring
has none, for it Is round. "Money Is a
great comfort" Not when it brings a
thief to the gallows. "The world is a
long journey." Not so. The sun goes
over it every day. "It Is a great way
to the bottom of the sea." Not so. It
is but a stone's cast "A friend Is best
found in adversity." Not so. For then
there is none to be found. "The pride
of the rich makes the labor of the
poor." Not so. The labor of the poor
makes thepride of the rich.
Cold Blooded Opinion.
"When a man loses his money," re
marked the cynic, "he finds out who
his friends are."
"Yes," answered Mr. Dustin Stax, "it
Is a wise compensation. "When a man
loses his fortune he saves the time he
used to spend shaking hands and lis
tening to bard luck stories and gets a
chance to make another." Washing
LADIES 1 Ask your Druggist for A
CHI-CHES-TER'S P1IAS in Red and
Gold metallic boxes, sealed with Blue W)
Ribbon. Take xo other. Buy of your V
Druggist and ask for CHI-CHES.TEn'S V
ENGLISH PILLS, the BI.WONB BKAB, for
twenty-five years known as Best, Safest. Al
ways Reliable. Sold by Druggists every where.
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Tourist sleepers, chair
cars and coaches to Union
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every day from all points on the
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on through trains arriving in the
heart of Chicago at 8.35 a. m.,
9.25 a. m. and 9.30 p. m., afford
ing a convenient choice of hours.
Route Union Pacific Railroad
Milwaukee aid St. Paul
Any ticket agent of the Union
Pacific will send you East via the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railway if you ask him to do so.
It is worth your while to insist
that your ticket read this way.
Complete information about
rates, routes and train service
sent on request.
F. A. NASH
GCaWfM nTtMteTaft AS9at(
ISM Faraaat Street. Oajafc
Low One-Way Rates
To Many Points in
CaRfenia, Irtgtt, WasMiffta
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to Butte, Anaconda and Helena,
to Pendleton and Walla Walla
to Spokane and Wenatcbee, Wash.
to San Francisco, Los Angeles San
Diego and other California points,
to Everet, Fairiiaren. Whatcom. Van
couver, Victoria and Astoria.
to Ashland, Koseburg. Euzene, Al
bany and Salem via Portland,
to Portland or Tacoma rnd Seattle.
and to many other points.
W. H BENHAM. Agn;.
Five fast daily trains via the Union Pacific R. R.
and the North-Western Line take you through
to Chicago without change of cam over
' Mmm CMeftaM
Pullman standard drawing-room and tourist sleeping
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smoking and library cars, parlor cars,
dining cars free raclining chair cars
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Direct connection in Omaha Union
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For rates, tickets and full information apply a
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Coast of Texas.
That's the name of a new eighty-page illus
trated book just published by the Rock Island
It is of vital importance to you that you se
cure and read it.
The region described is unparalleled in its pos
sibilities for home getting and fortune getting.
Tliink of a country where the climate is just
right; where there are twelve months of "grow
ing weather per year; where the soil is naturally
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little money and where hired help is plentiful
If you knew Southern Texas you would
want to share in Its tremendous wealth
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pendently rich. There's nothihg to prevent your
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The book will tell you about it and a trip of
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Your name and address on a postal will bring you .
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This is too good to pass by, especially since it costs
you nothing to investigate. You will, not regret
having done so.
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Chicago er St. Leuls.
Rock Island-Frisco Lines
Feeling . Nature's
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amid the enternal hills of the
The Midland Route "Hits the Bull's Eye of the World's
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Lake and Pacific Coast points. Elegant Dining Cars,
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