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R. . SmOTHER,
F. K. tmdTHCR,
is represented looking
at a -tanner; .saw
yoe am, atac- la
llr. Hayrick!- My
a great deal of ey la K oa
Wan street, The amtiilat aaatcawlMd.
wKhoat lateedlpg k. tac profound fact
that under all oar material prosperity
Mat the produce of the earth; that'
from, the farmer to the
iter ef the stock awrket, succeeds
er falkv with the crops. Oae of he
asast ptxmatatng. Americaa novelists.
wbe died W his prlaas, set for himself
the splendid" imaginative task ft
tracing through a aeries of novels the
kerael of wheat from the teld ta the
leaf of bread. Is his "Epic of tho
Wheat" he attempted tVtelTfn.a'
Maid of harvest fahta the storv of
era man. 'As far, as he went, he'ldjeV
sacceed fa making the kernel of wheat
the heart of a large section of ot
highly complex'iifeV The fooding in
ef mUUoas of bushels of. wheat aboat
his hero, who stands, In -the wheat
"ntVMa the stock exchange, is as pow
erful ae theirush of armies la the old
military apics. AU summer Ions the
world watches the ""crop 'indications.
"There is a shortage of grain-crops;"
"The cottop . crop Is' r moderate com-"
pared with last' yean' 'An .Improve
ment 'of ,. a hundred million bushels
was made ia the cora. crop in July."
Complicated, by -other, forces not sure
ly discerned by the wisest statesman
and the shrewdest capitalist, these
crop reports swing the world up and
down, says Youth's Companion, until
the'harrest is all in and the facts are
known. There is a momentary settle-
ment hi, business and politics, the
world breathes a sigh of relief, and
than an iadustry that depends oa the
crops begins to-hum. Harvest Is a
great taking of stock between the
coming la of the raw materials of life
and the winter months, when those
materials are converted to the mani
fold uses4 of man.
Blights of Science.
Somebody meticulous rises to in
quire whether red really excites bulls.
Essentially this is a subtle move to
dissipate the sun-flecked and silken
fabric of beliefs. Are we to forfeit
aU 'our creeds to the microscope and
the measuring rod? Is there no
longer to be any efficacy in spitting
oa the bait? Hhas the toad no warty
powers, the rainbow no golden ter
minal? Shall the minatory devil's
darning-needle be shorn of Its darting
.terrors? Is there no bane in slaying
that blithe songster, the cricket, -and
ao -virtue in the left hind leg of the
cemetery-haunting Gabriel Grub of
rabbrtdom? Science has meshed us
all, bat there are twilight times when
themiad, swinging dreamily back
ward, owas again the sway-of Hans
ChristSaa Anderses and the misnamed
Brothers Grimm. Grow, old we may
aad mast, says Collier's Weekly, but
that part of as which throws the
spilled salt over our left shoulder, aad
armly decnaes to walk under a ladder
if there he aay way aroaad, cllags
happily ta youth,
' The city of Erie. Pa, has doae well
to aeaer. by a atatee, the memory of
Keen Brewer, the heroic postal clerk
of the Spaalsh-Amerlean war. who
gave his Mfe for the soldiers at -honey,
says Youth's Companion. He
had goae to Cuba to establish a mili
tary postal service, aad he did It Bat
the aamber ef sick, wounded aad dy-
aoldicrs at 81boaey. aad ttagrreatotaat-rosd;at.JCansXa.City.
acarclty-f factors aad nurse, made
a demand upon his sympathies which
he could aot resist. Four days aad
four nights, without a saomenfs rest.'
he demoted himself to this humaae
work. and. tfcen he collapsed. Ihwt-
coUege. from which Brewer
graduated ia 1871. may weU
share with Brie, his home city, the
aride la this hero of civil life.
As an indication of the value of
water transportation it may be re
marked that the Manchester ship ca
aal ia England shows an increase la
receipts lor the last six months of
more than. $75,000, over the same pe
riod ia 1906. Much of this increase
is due to the large quantity of Am'eri
can cotton shipped to the mills at
Manchester. Water routes mean low
freight rates, says the .Troy (N. Y.)
Times, and all over the world the adV
vantages' -to be thus derived are con
lag .into more careful consideration.
If laughter Is the result of a union
of the blood corpuscle with the aerve
cell, as a notable scieatist asserts, will
aot he kindly teach melancholy pes
simists who are predicting panic just
how to make the connection? ' " '
Yale's Japanese professor of Jspa-
civUisation has eloped with a
white1 woman. ' Probably he did aot
awaa tarn action to be a demonstra
tion of the trend of Japanese civilixa-
Sir Tammas. will never be happy
until he geta that international yacht
lag mag; aad there is nobody else oa
earth that the mug would be sarread
and to with fewer regrets than to the
Knight of the 81uanrocks.
ia so aaxioas to secure set.
tiers la ttsvast aorthweatera domaia
that It gladly throw fa the climate
area, ef. charge tetany farmer who wiB
.to go. up mere ana live oa a
The State Capital
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Matters ef Qtaeraf laterest
: " fKOM.
IWimma's Seat ef
Form ef Owfclal Ballet.
Secretary of State Joskin will get
sat sample bahots for the guidance of
seen clerks fourteen days before the
election. The candidates of
parry, where there are more than
ane to elect; "wlltbeplaced on the bal
lot ia alphabetical order. Following
Is the' fern of the ballot;
Supreme Judge (vote for one)
' M. B. "Reese '(rpabllean)
.George Ia liossia (democrat- -
Julian D--, Graves, (prohibition)
Lactari stefeUlna? (socialist)
Railway Commissioner (vote for. one)
Henry T. Clarice. "jr. (republican)
n Samuel -Went? (prohibition)
E. p. McClure (socialist)
Xsaunte i6tatf'palverj5ity (vote tor
l ZZz'71. -..-..-' . ..wn.-x
,urj(B D. nnocniun reniiii.ou;...
,-.Geork Conpland (republican)..
'It J. Millard 'fdemicrat) .-..,...
Cnntain ilitmnrnt ,---
r.I Sundean (democrat-peo-
Wyplers lnueseaownt) .---
crJohn H., VQn.Steen .prohibition)....
J. N. Carter (socialist)'.".. ...".--.'...
G. C. Porter (socialist)
Resent of University to Fill 'Vacancy
(vote for one) ,
tvV C." Rodgera (socialist)". .......,-.-
District Judge. First District (vote for
, John . B. Raper. (republican) .,.......
'Leander- M. Pemberton- (refcub- l
i llcan) .. ........... - .-.".....
A. B. McCandless (democrat)
i mj isirici JUOKt, oviu vioiiiw .v
Jesse I' Root ((republican).. ...... .
Harvey D. Travis, (democrat)......-
District -Judge. Fourth District (vote
,for seven) . . ?
Georce-A. Diiv (republican).
Ie Estelle" (republican-democrat)!.
"Howard Kennedy (republican)... .
William A.. Redick .(republican) ... . .
Willis G. Sears (republican)....
Abraham I Sutton (republican) -
Alexander C. Troup- (republican...
Charles T. Dickinson x (democrat)....
John O. Yelscr' (democrat)
District Judere.- Fifth-District (vote for
Arthur J. Evans (republican)
Frederick C. Power' (rcoubllcan) . . . .
Georse F. Corcoran (democrat
Benamin Fl Gsod (democrat-
i people's independent) - -
District Judge. Sixth District (vote for
C E. Abbott (republican)
J. C Martin (republican)
"Conrad Hollenbeck (democrat
people's Independent) : '.
Georjre H. Thomas (democrat
District Judge Seventh District (vote
Leslie G. Hurd , (republican)
Thomas C Marshall' (democrat
people's 'Independent) ;
District Judge. Eighth District (vote
A. R. -Olsen (republican)
Guy T. Graves (democrat-peo- ,
pie's Independent) -
District Judge. Ninth District (vote for
Anson A. "Welsh '(republican).... -.
District Judge. Ninth District, to Fill
Vacancy (vote for one)
Anson, A. Welsh (republican)
District Judge. Tenth District (vote for
J. W. James (republican)
H. S. Dungan (democrat-people's
District Judge. Eleventh District (vote
James R. Hanna (republican)
James N. Panl (republican)
District Judge. Twelfth District (vote
Bruno O. Hostetler (republican)
District Judge. Thirteenth District
(vote for one)
H. M. Grimes (republican)
District Judge. Fourteenth District
(vote for one)
R. C. Orr (republican)... -
J. I White (democrat-people's
District Judge. Fifteenth District (vote
J. A. Douglas (republican)
Daniel B. Jenckcs (republican)
J. J. Harrington (democrat?peo-
William H. Westover (democrat
State Senator. First District, to Fill
Vacancy (vote for one)
David K. Miller (republican)
Shipper. Gets Relief.
vN. Ouncaa Compaay ef Byroa ap
pealed net is. vaia to the State Rail
way commissioB to. get delivered, to It
a car load of lumber shipped up from
the south and bow In the Missouri Pa.
cifte .yards at Lincoto. The shipment
started' some six weeks ago over- the
Mtsssvi Padfie, bat upon Its arrival
here the Burlington refused to take
It oa ta Pyron because it had not been
Freight Agent Spens was called up by
Commissioner ' Chu-ke, and he promised
to have his road take the car 'at Lin-
.Ruling en Brands.
Attorney ' General Thompson has
ruled, upon a request from the secre
tary of state, that where .duplicate
brands have.. been issued the one re
ceiving the brand first as shown by
the records in the office of the secre
tary of state is entitled to the same,
and the -second person receiving the
same cannot legally use it He holds
that fat the matter of recording the
brands duplicates must be cancelled.
To Enforce Sibley Act.
I At the next session of the supreme
court Attorney General Thompson win
seek an injunction to compel the ex
press companies to. obey the. Sibley
act. The express companies have con
tinned to exact the old rate, regard
less of the legal reduction of 25 per
Well Water Causes Fever.
iincola has a number of cases of
typhoid fever in, the west end, which,
it is" belkrred were caused by the
water. The residents In that part of
the city "to 'a great-extent use well in
stead of city water. An effort win be
made shortly to get the city mains ex
tended and an ordinance passed re
euiriag the residents to fill up their
wells. Incidentally the state house
employes will ask the city health offi
cer to look at that building. The odors
from the basement are - such as to
Indicate an aaaaaitary condition.
Interstate Express Basins.
Rate Clerk p. owell of the state rail
way commission has made a compila
tion of the amount of iaterstate busi
ness done by the various express com
panies, compared with the state busi
ness. Daring a period of three days
the fbDowiag is the per cent of the
Interstate' business done at several
towns: Grand, Island 12 per cent;
Hastings,1 Sir per "cent; Aurora, '42 per
cent; Uhcom, 43 per'cent; Omaha, 52
per cent. .Ia Omaha aadLiacobioJy
9";? rt,W";W, fldfid'
The total hashiess was $4,fi0z34. .
Uftian PatMe MafceaHapsrc
Iliad with the. rail way
areves oa examlnatkm to he -,
mAbehaH of the S-cent fare law, .
sTurmr-the mat year the average
fare collected by the Untoa Pactflehas
been AM centsa mile. Kate ahmert
Powell has been scratlalsiag the re
pert to and any traces of TaaaTpulat
ing the figures la the laterest of a
contest against the 2-ceat.fare. Bow
ever, it seems that the railway has
furnished evidence to bolster up the
The report showed that each pas
senger paid jm average of $tM, while
'duriag. the former year the average
was 12.76. The aumber of aassen
gers decreased from 4jmfi9A for the
fiscal year' ending June 30, 19C to
3,07838 for the year eadlag Jane 3a,
1907. The passenger receipts of the
company for March, April, May aad
June of the, present year were aboat
$8,000 per month greater than those
of similar months in the annual re
port of 1906, indicating .that the 2-ceat
fare bill has increased ibVrecelpts, If
VFor the "mo'tnh ' of' July, 1S06, the
freight receipts of the company for
Nebraska: were reported to be $1,011,
700.05. 'The monthly reports from sta
tions in Nebraska,' as received by the J
commission, show that $533.736.66twss
received 'for freight forwarded aad
freight -received at Nebraska stiltlons.
The difference between these figures
indicates the amtyrot.;bf ; freight cred-"
ted" to Nebraska which is. through
freight; neither originating or tern)l
nnt'ing in, Nebraska." In the, same man
ner can Uie passenger receipts be ex
plained. Tne report shows,, that dur
ing the, month of June of the present J
y,ear me passenger receipts .were
$'284.iif.59r The monthly reports for
July, the succeeding, month, indicate
passenger t receipts i, Aggregating, $111,
078.92. This did. no include any tick
ets save those sold in the state.
Meeting of ,8tockmen.
E. M. Searle, Jr., secretary of ithe
Nebraska Stock Growers' association,
will Issue a call shortly for a meeting
of all stockmen to be held at Alliance,
January 31. The call is In accord with
the decision of the stockmen who re-1
cently held a meeting-at South Omaha I
for the purpose of discussing quaran
tine: The general government refused
to inspect ' cattle sold locally and the
state has no appropriation to pay- for
the Inspection and dipping of cattle,
This meeting is for the purpose of
getting the individual stock grower in
terested to the extent that he win
clean upa his own cattle. It Is said
Nebraska is behind Colorado, Wyom
ing and Sonth Dakota in the matter of
clean cattle, and for that reason at the
coming meeting it will be urged that
growers dip -their own cattle, making
the preparations during the coming
spring months. The health officers
from these states who have superin
tended the cleaning up in their re
spective states will be at the meeting
and tell what -was done by them.
Packers Must Brand Weight. ,
Attorney Sears of Omaha, repre
senting Omaha Packing firms that are
contemplating aa attack, upon the Ne
braska pure food law. Informed the
food commissioner that he desired
more time to confer with his hoasea
over the matter. Food Commissioner
Johnson notified him that the time for
waiting was about over. He said
County Attorney F. M. Tyrrell of Lan
caster county would begin prosecu
tions in Lancaster couaty agaiaot
those firms who have not been brand
ing the correct weight of contents of
goods on their output according to' tha
pure food 4 law Mr. Johnson x atae.
served notice that dealers in" oleomar
garine must procure licenses of , faint
for the traffic or stand for prosecution.
He says there Is, no excuse "now for
further debVy.' - ,
; Percentages on Pensions.
At' an executive session of the
board" of pubMc'lands and 'buildings it
was -ecidedfi.Jdppt .a,-newmla Jot.
taking the percentages of the veter
ans' pensions at the soldiers' homes.
At present the 'veterans pay all over
$12 a month. The new rule demands
10 per Jcentof all., pension money in
excess of $12 and less than $19; 20
per cent on all pension money from
$20 to $23; 3 per cent from $24 tc
$29. Where an old soldier receives
$30 or more, it will be' for the state
board and the commandant to decide.
Under this rule, soldiers who have had
their pension increased to $15 will
have to pay $1.50 into the state treas
ury and they will have an additional
Earnings of Railroads.
During the month of Jul- the rail
roads o fthe state, with the exception
of the Missouri Pacific had anlncome
of 300,844.15. This total Included
the receipts on fright forwarded and
freight received and from, ticket sales.
The ticket sales, for the. month, aggre
gated $634,964.52, of which less than
one-third was for interstate business
Toeeka Firm Complains. "
The .food commissioners office; re
ceived a lengthy letter from a large
milling firm of Topeka, Has., in which
is set forth the argument against the
ruling that the label oh the food pack
age must show, not the gross weight
of the package, but the net weight.
"Our goods," says the Topeka .con
cern, "are weighed by automatic -ma-;
chinery, which gives-'us the gross
weight. It would cost a great many
thousand dollars' to make a, change so.
that the net weight, would "be givett
new machinery being necessarp."
Death of F. I. Fees.
F. L Foss, one of the best known
lawyers in Nebraska, and for nearly
thirty years a resident of Crete, died
fat Lincoln after an illness of several
months. Mr. Foss was connected with
the legal department of the Burlington
railroad. He was a member of- the
Nebraska delegation to the republican
national convention in 164, and at the
time the plan of dividing the state into
two federal districts was 'first bh-
tioned, was of tea mentioned aa
nihility for the 'judgeship that
be tharcreatetl, '-u "-
1 Tha lOter -UUrmr: ClWMlfc Cause and Effeet. . '
the Isst meetiag of iBmper-
orwmaav aad Andrew caraaeje oa
there .esme.a, pause, ia the coa-
Mr.. csraegie. ia a .caaara
spirit, of baater. said to the emperor:
,Yoa kaow, ytmr, majesty. ,that I
aever ,cared very much "for Wags."
"But there was oae ktag yoa "cared
a. great deal foresaid the emperor
quickly. , "Aad., who wms thatr de
raaaded Mr. Caraegie..rRobert Braee."
(w'ssajesty is very righC-lesghad:
Baehel.'aged 12, wrote an compo
attioa ba wild flowers la which aha
the arbutus, the liverwort,'
the spring heaaty; the blood root, and
ail of the other blossoms of detl aad
dale. Bat she wrote on both sides
ef her sBeet of paper,, and when she
asked her. father, who was an editor,
to publish her article, he called her
attention to that, fact.
"You've written on both sides of
your paper," said he.
"Wen," wis the reply, "and don't
you. print oa both sides of yours?" v
'ALL THINGS IN PROPORTION.
Invalid's Meal Evidently Had Net In
creased Good Humor.
7 ' i t - ; . 1
For many weeks the Irritable mer
chant had beea riveted to his bed by
typhoid fever. , Now hei was conva
lescing. ' He clamored for something
to "eat, declaring 'that he was starv
To-morrow you pay have some
thing to eat," promised' the doctor.
The merchant realized " that1 there
would be a restraint to his appetite,
yet he saw, in vision, a modest, steam
ing meal placed at' his bedside.
"Here, is your dinner," said the
nurse'next day. as she gave the glow
ering patient a spoonful of tapioca
pudding.' "and the doctor emphasizes
that everything else you do must be
In the same proportion."
Two hours later the nurse heard a
frantic call from the bed chamber.
"Nurse," breathed the man heapily,
"I want to do some reading, bring me
a postage stamp."
HAVE CRAZE FOR FORMULA.
Smokers Follow Fashions in the Use
"Make meupa package of tobacco
accordiag to the formula used by Ed
win Booth." said the man with a
southern accent "That is the third
maa who has asked for that kind of
tobacco to-day." said the dealer. "It
is strange that people from remote
parts of the country as well as New
Yorkers make a fad of buying the
same brand of tobacco that Booth
smoked. And it isn't always the Booth
mixture that they want I have filed
away the formulas for mixing the
favorite tobacco of many famous per
sons. Smokers the country over have
heard of this collection of recipes and
one feature . of every man's trip to
New York is to try a pipeful of some
big man's favorite tobacco. In most
cases this special mixture is so
strong that the nerves of the average
smoker cannot stand it He has to
give ap after a few pipefuls and go
hack to a popular mixture, but he has
the sstlsf action of having had the ex-
'The New York Sun.
A Doctor of Dlvialty. now Editor of
A wen-known Religious paper, has
written regarding the controversy be
tween Colliers Weekly and the Re-
Bgkms Press of the CouniCT s,oth-I
era. fatclodinc ourselves. AJsorexanf-
tag salta for libel brought by Collier's
against aa for commenting upon its
These are his sentiments, with some
twfy' emphatic1 words left-ouL-
"The religious Press owes you a
debt of gratitude for your courage in
showing ap Collier's Weekly as the
"YeU-Oh Man." Would you care to
use, the Inclosed article on the "Boo
Hoo Baby" as the "Yell-Oh Man's
"A contemporary remarks that Col
lier's has finally run against a solid
hickory "Post" and been damaged in
its. own estimatioB to the tune of
"Here is a publication which has, in
utmost disregard of the facts, spread
broadcast damaging statements about
the Religious Press and others and
has suffered those false statements, to
go uncontradicted until, not satisfied
after finding the Religious Press too
quiet, and peaceful, to resent the in
sults, it makes the mistake of wander
ing Into' fresh fie1 and butts its rat
tled head against mis Post and all the
World laughs. .Even Christians smile,
as the Post suddenly turns and gives
it back a dose of its own medicine."
, "It is a mistake to say all-the World
laughs. No cheery laugh' .comes from
Collier's, but it cries and boo hoos like
a spanked baby and wants $750,000.00
to soothe its tender, lacerated feel
ings." "Thank Heaven it has at last struck
a man with "back bone" enough to, call
a spade a "spade" and who believes in
telling tbe whole truth without fear or
Perhaps Collier's with its "utmost
disregard for the facts," may say no
such letter exists. Nevertheless it is
on file In our office and is only one of
amass of letters and other data,.news
paper comments';-etc., denouncing 'the
"yellow" methods of Collier's. This
.volume 'Is so large that a man could
not well go thru it under half a day's
steady work. The letters come from
various parts of America. -Usually
a private controversy is not
interesting to the public, but this is a
Collier's has been using the "yellow"
methods to attract attention, to itself,
but. Jumping in the air, cracking heels
together aad "yelling "Look, at me"
wouldn't suflee, so it started out on a
"Holler Than Thou" attack on the Re
ligloas Press aad oa medicine.
We leave it to the public now, as we
did when we. first resented Collier's
attacks, to say whether, in. a craving
for sensation and circulation, its, at
tacks rdo aot amount to. a systematic
mercenary " hoahding. ' We 'likewise
leave it to the public to say whether
Colter's, by its own policy aad ateth--1
JPlump flgares," said 'the
who was reading the fashieBS. "are
'"Nonsense!" aaswered her hasbaad.
'Tood is rather expensive. Bat the
situation Isn't ss bad as thai."
Field Marshal Lord Roberta.U stady
lag Esperanto and has Joteed the Brit
ish Esperantoassocistioa. This an
noaaceateat was received, with eathus-
.Jaaaucth.detoastea to-the .Esper
anto congress at Cambridge. England.
The, "Mound City."
8L Louis rejoices ia the sobriquet
of Mound City from the fact Oat the
original settlers found there many
elevations which ft is supposed were
relics of that strange people who
dwelt in the Ohio aad Mississippi val
leys and are known to modern times
only as the Mound Builders. No ade
quate explanation has yet been found
of their strange mode of. leaving
memorials of their existence: The
limestone bluffs on which a 'part of
St Louis stands furnish a solid foun
dation for the. business buildings.
"Stop!" shouted the man on the
country road, holding up at warning
hand... Muttering- something about
.rural jcops, the autpmobili'st obeyed.
"Turn around and' come back to
town with me," said the htranger.
"You were going at least 35. miles .aa
onr." . .
"You're a constable, I suppose.'' said
the automobillst, with a covert sneer,
when they had reached the village. ,
."MeT! replied the passenger "No.
I'm a.farmer and had to come into
town when aJlv the teams was busy.
Nice growing weather? Thanks. Good
by. , t
Ensuing comment is purposely omit
ted. Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Belling a Rat
You have probably read or heard
that the best way to rid a house of
rats is to catch one and fasten a bell
about its neck. A boy In Delaware
tried the experiment two months ago.
He was badly bitten in making the
bell fast, but be turned the rat loose
and expected the tinkling of that bell
would have great results. It did have.
In the first place, the rat who wore It
was constantly on the move all night
and the tinkling bell kept the family
awake, and in the next the sounds
brought scores of new rats to the
house. Instead of being afraid of the
bell, they were charmed with the mu
sic Had the boy tied a harmonica
to another rat's tail, the rodents would
have had a dance every night
She Was Willing.
"Yes," says tbe husband. "!
consented to accept the nomination.'
"I am so glad the party is begin
ning to recognize your merit." beams
"Now my dear," the husband con
tinues.. Vyou know that political , af
fairs are not love feasts, by any
means. You must expect to see me
vilified and attacked in a scandalous
manner. No doubt-the opposition will
try to dig up sensational rumors about
me, and all that sort of thing, but. you
must not " ,
' "Well." she interrupts, "I am really
glad of .it You have always beea
strangely silent about whether or aot
you ever were engaged to anyone be
fore you met me."
ods, has not made itself atore ridicu
lous than any comment of ours could
Does Collier's -expect to regain any
selMntlcted loss of prestige ' by. 4e-.
monstrating thru suits' for damages.
tnat it can he more artful, in evading
liability for libels than the humble
but resentful victims of Its defamation,
or does it hope for starting a campaign
of Jibel suits to silence the popular in
dignation, reproach, and resentment
which it has aroused..
Collier's can not dodge this public
controversy by private law suits. It
can' not' postpone the publie Judgment
against it. That great Jury, (the Pub
lic, will hardly blame us for not wait
ing until we get a petit Jury tn a court
room, before denouncing this prod
igal detractor of institutions founded
and fostered .either by individuals or
by the publlctltself." -
No announcements' during our entire
business career were ever made
claiming "medicinal-effects" for either
Postum or Grape-Nuts. Medicinal ef
fects are results obtained from the
use, of medicines.
Thousands of visitors go thru our
entire works- each month and see for
themselves that Grape-Nuts contains
absolutely nothing but wheat, barley
and a little salt; Postum absolutely
nothing but wheat and about ten per
cent of New Orleans Molasses. The
art of preparing these simple ele
ments in a scientific manner to obtain
the best food value and flavor, re
quired some work and experience to
Now, when any publication goes far
enough out of its way to attack us be
cause our advertising is "medical," it
simply offers a remarkable exhibition
of ignorance or worse.
We do claim physiological or bodily
results of favorable 'character follow
ing, the adoption of our suggestions re
garding the. 'discontinuance of coffee
and foods which may not be keeping
the individual in good health. We
nave no, advice to offer the perfectly l
healthful person. His or her health :
is evidence, in itself that the bever
ages and foods used exactly fit that,
person. Therefore, why change?
But to the. man or woman who Is
ailing, we have something to sav as a
result of an unusually wide experience
in food and the result of proper feed
ing; In the palpably ignorant attack on
us in Collier's, appeared this state
ment, "One widely circulated para
graph, labors, to Induce the Impression
that Grape-Nuts will obviate the ne
cessity: of an operation ia appendi
citis. This is lying and potentially
deadly lying." .
In reply to this 'exhibition ofMrofl
let the reader name it. the Postum Co.,
says: . tt' ? i . t-'.
,Let,it be understood that appendi
citis, results front I'longconUaued dis
turbance, ih, the jtatestlncs. caused pri-maruy-by
undigested starchy food.
A Break ht aha
talking before his
ed, his vocabulary iacladed' am ar
two choice worda picked ap froat his
lather. Of.eowree, he leaked Bke a
perfect fittle cherub em tha eventful
day, wfth his wide blue eyes
tag earls aad another had. got
ia great shape for tha ceremony. At
the meat impressive aetat Tom tara?
ed to hie father aad esdaimed aa eg
BUBvanod 'tones v whV dmniM. he
wet my head!"' ' ' ''
The Way ef aha CMM.
A small boy who had recently
passed his filth birthday was rMtag
ta a car with his mother, when they
were asked the customary saestioa:
"How old ia the hoyr After being
told the correct age. which did act
require a fare, the conductor passed
on to the next person.
The 'boy sat quite still as If ponder-,
Ing over some question, aad thea,
concluding that full laformatlon had
not been given, called loudly to the
conductor, then at the other eBd"of
the car: "Aad mother's 31!"
How have the hypothetical scien
tists and the expoaienta of uabellef
beaefited themselves or' huaunity at
large by sowing .the seeds of doubt
broadcast in the world? The real sci
entists do not fall In this category, for
they are believers ia the real sense, of
the word; they know too much, they
have seen too many, mysterious mani
festations, of the. Divine creative pow
er. Now. .those who, have' disposed of
the Bible and all evidences of inspira
tion, have, written a great .many books
and 'some, of them have won- what the
world, at large lightly calls fame. Ac
cording to the ordinary measures that
are applied in such cases, they have
been extremely successful, but real
success means the benefit of human
ity in some form or other. If no such
benefits can be shown as tbe result of
their labors, their success is not equal
to' that achieved by the direst poverty
snd the deepest Ignorance. Joel
Chandler, in Uncle Remus' Magazine.
WHEN A "HUNCH" HELD GOOD.
Chinese Laundry Ticket Suggested a
Bet on "Wing Ting."
Kay Spence. a well-known horseman
of Mexico. Mo., won $1,000 at the
Louisville. Ky.. race meeting a short
time ago as -the result of a "hunch."
Mr. Spence has a large breeding
stable of "runners" near Mexico, and
attends all tbe big racing events in
the country. Not long since he was
in Louisville and entered the betting
ring to see what odds were being of
fered on the various entries. He
found that Joaquin was the favorite
at even money, and pulled his wallet
from his pocket, intending to bet on
that horse. His attention was at
tracted by something that fell from
bis wallet to the ground, and be stoop
ed and picked it up. It-was a Chi
nese laundry ticket He looked at
the "books" again and found that there
was an entry with a Chinese name.
Wing Ting, at .ten to one. That set
tled it for he 'considered he hsd .re
ceived a "bunch" that could not be
overlooked. Wing Ting won handily.
Needless to say. those who backed the
favorite considered Spence the sev
enth son of the seventh sob. Kaasas
City Star. '
sach as white bread, potatoes, rtee,
partly cooked cereals and such.
. Starchy food Is not digested fat the
upper stomach but passes on Into the
duodeaum, or lower stomach aad Ja-.
testines,, where, in a healthy 'iadl vid
ua!, the transformatloa of the starch
into a form of sugar is completed aad
then the food absorbed by the blood.
But if the powers of digestion are
weakened, a part of the starchy food
will lie in the warmth and moisture, of
the body aad decay, generating gases
snd Irritating the mucous surfaces un
til under such conditions the whole
lower part of the alimentary canal. In
cluding the colon aad the appendix,
becomes involved. Disease sets up
and at times takes the form known aa
When the symptoms of the trouble
make their appearance, would it not
be good, practical, common sense, to
discontinue the starchy food which Is
causing the trouble and take a food
In which the starch has been trans
formed into a form of sugar fat the
process of manufacture?
This is identically the same form of
sugar found in the human body after
starch has been perfectly digested.
Now, human food is made up very
largely of starch and is required by
the body for energy and warmth.
Naturally, therefore, its use should be
continued, if possible, and for the rea
sons given' above it is made possible
in the manufacture of Grape-Nuts.
In connection with this change of
food to bring relief from physical dis
turbances, we have suggested washing
out the intestines to get rid of the Im
mediate cause of the disturbance.
Naturally, there are cases where tha
disease has lain dormant aad tha
abuse continued, too long, until ap
parently only the kslfe will avail. But
it is a well-established fact among the
best physicians who are acquainted .
with tbe details above recited, that
preventative measures are far aad
away the best.
Are we to be condemned for suggest-
ing a way to prevent disease by fol-
logins? natural methods and for ner-
feet ing a food that contains no "medi
cine" and produces no "medicinal ef
fects" but which has guided literally
thousands of persons from sickness to
health? We have received during the
years past npwards of 25,009 letters
from people who have been either
helped or made entirely well by fol
lowing our suggestions, and they are
- If coffee disagrees and causes any
of the ailments common to some cof
fee users quit it and take on Postum
If white bread, potatoes, rice and
other starch foods make trouble, quit
and use Grape-Nuts food which Ia
largely predlgested and will digest,
nourish and strengthen, when other
forms of food do not.
old common sense.
It's Just plain
. "There's a Reason for
Postum Cereal Co, Ltd.
Capacity ef a
An Esgllsh family
varia. called at the
the waitress serviag
ec me rantiiy la a
simply held up his five
the family's astonishhasaat
teas came haek with flue
fiBed to the brim with beer.
Iters bravely straggled
but ealy maaaged to
tt would he
suit to leave beer, they called a
aad ordered him to finish It 1
Ubm than It takes to resale the
rlaa sccomphsbfd the
his mustache, he da
for the "job." and. having
the money, hsstaatly ordered
tied another apart pet.
Saw tt Ceme Out ef a
A little city boy aad his
othy were takea to the coaatij fer
the first time.
The two children' were happy at
the day was long. Ia the mte after
noon they watched tbe eewa
home, heard with delight the
ling cow-bells, and the Ilttfe hey
even went in the barne to see ale
At sapper, just as Dorothy was
liftlsg her glass to her rosy Bps, she
boy cried oat:, . .
"Oh. Dorothy, don't; You
driak that milk. It's aot fit to .
It came out of a cow. 1 saw t!?
' Something to Study Over. . ,
, "Dukg Hegs Knewly Lade" is a
sign which graces tbe window ef a
dairy shop fat South London.
-Never look upon your work as a ref
uge from thought, but express ; your
thought t in your .'work. PbfiBrps
Issued by the
, IANKERS RESERVE LIFE CO,
of Omaha, Nebraska, Is a
A WUJwl NLUI etWMY
Agents Wanted. Ask fer
BASCOM H. ROBISON. -
This sale lasts but a short thue eaty.
Write for one today.
A regular $23 Oatennoor Patent Elastic
Felt Mattress, weighing SO fibu. hi
French Ait twill ticking, shipped asy
wbere in the state of Nebraska, fjcjaht
prepaid for $15. You store $6 by
ordering one now.
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otr state icnm
evM TSffMa riw9
Highest prices. Me
on sapUcanoa. Atrial
WE WANT CREAM
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BUTTEK AND EGGS
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