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Inforxnatioa and Gossip Picked Up Her
aad There la Waskiarftoa.
Lost Material for
WASHINGTON. Lost Somewhere
in Virginia. ISO pounds. Finder
please return to Maj. Gen. Fred Grant,
commander of the department of the
east, who will attend to its distribu
tion pro rata among 40 army officers.
If all the detritus, cellular and adi
pose tissue, cuticle, epidermis and
derma matter could be collected from
along the route of the test ride that
finished at Fort Myer the other day
the United States army would be the
richer by one highly efficient officer.
All the 40 officers came back, but
there was a hiatus somewhere. There
had been one member, or his equiva
lent, left by the way, for the command
averaged 4 pounds lighter to the
man than when it started. Forty times
Elkins Won't Stop
SENATOR ELKINS will not oppose
the marriage of his daughter Kath
erine to the duke of the Abruzzi after
all. The wedding probably will be
.solemnized in November.
If the duke were as sure of this as
is Washington society, he would be
spared a lot of worry. As a matter of
fact, the duke is about to start for
Washington, fearing all the while that
the senator will withdraw his consent
to the marriage on account of Queen
Helena's unrelenting opposition.
The duke fears Senator Elkins will
play the part of a high spirited Ameri
can and endeavor to prevent the mar
riage, fearing that with the Italian
THE down-on-his-luck story of
Stephen K. Booth, government
clerk, is no more aggravated than
many another story that might be told
by persons who have come to Wash
ington to settle down in a federal
berth for a life of happiness and peace
if not luxury and aflluence only to be
rudely awakened to a condition of af
fairs that would cause an ordinary
person to turn pessimist even to the
point of wishing that there were no
such thing as a government.
Considering everything, Stephen
fared remarkably well. In the end he
came out with a government job; not
as good a one as he had builded on.
perhaps, but a government job, just
the same. Thousands have not sur
vived so fortunately.
Stephen comes from Minnesota. For
eight years he labored, if that word
can be used properly in connection
with the things that a government
clerk does in order to draw his salary.
He worked in the bureau of the cen
sus. Gradually his compensation was
increased during that time until it
reached the figure of $1,200 a year.
Then Stephen became fired with an
ambition. He took a look around him
and decided he could do better in
some other department of LVcle Sam's
service. So he "accepted" a position
as a special agent in the immigration
service, under the department of jus
tice. This was in May of this year.
Stephen is a man of a family. His
new work took him back to Minnesota,
Great Exhibit of Aerial Craft Planned
THE marked general interest in
aeronautics aroused by the Zep
pelin and other dirigible balloon
flights in Europe, aeroplane flights in
France, and Baldwin motor balloon
and Wright aeroplane tests at Fort
Myer, has been noted by officials of
the Smithsonian institution and Na
Prof. S. P. Langley, who built the
first successful power driven model of
an aeroplane, was secretary of the
Smithsonian institution and his vari
ous models, the famous Langley aero
drome and the numerous aeroplane
parts used in his experiments in
aero-dynamics are now in possession
of the institution. These and other
exhibits in the institution are being
arranged into a special exhibit by
George C. Maynard, assistant curator
of the National museum.
Octave Chanute, the father of aero
nautics in the United States, has of
fered to build one of his gliding ma
chines for the aeronautical exhibit,
and it is understood that the Wright
brothers will present the institution
with a model of their latest flying ma
chine, and one of their earlier glid
As soon as the new building for the
Smithsonian institution is completed
the aeronautical exhibit will be ar
ranged to show each step in the
progress of aerial navigation from the
hot-air balloon of Joseph Montgolfier
in 17S2 to lie Wright brothers' aero
One Army Officer
4 pounds the lost 180 would make
at least one good-sized general or al
most two the size of Gen. Funston.
The officers all came back the same
day. This much was expected when
the ambulance drove into the post
empty about 10:30 a. m. There were
eager inquiries concerning the where
abouts of the officers, and the driver,
waving an arm, said: "Oh, there or
thereabouts. We was in a hurry, so
we walked back."
Undoubtedly the 40 were "out there
somewhere," but they were a long
time crossing the finish line.
Everybody was in good spirits at
the finish or said he was. There was
little doubt about Gen. Grant. He was
as hard as nails to start with, having
done some 300 miles of saddle work,
There was a corps of surgeons in
waiting at the hospital for the re
turned prodigals. A minute examina
tion was made of all the victims, and
the results, comprising pulse, temper
ature, weight and respiration, were all
Marriage to Duke
royal family so haughty, his daugh
ter's position at court would be rather
Senator Elkins is said to have given
the matter careful thought and de
cided that on account of the duke's
high position, the young women would
soon force merited recognition.
Queen Helena is one of the most
uncompromising enemies of the mar
riage. Her majesty, a princess of
Montenegro, seems anxious to .show
'her devotion to the dignity of the
house of Savoy, which her own mar
riage imperiled, as disappointed match
making royal mothers saw when it
Save among Republicans and So
cialists, public opinion In Rome, ac
cording to a dispatch, reflects, dis
tortedly, the royal opposition. The
Italians are angry because the Ameri
cans, instead of loudly rejoicing that
Miss Elkins was to marry into the
royal house, have taken an unenthusi
astic attitude toward the love affair.
Is Sadder But Wiser
which is one of the pathetic features
of the story. His headquarters were
at St. Paul, where he moved his fam
ily after disposing of all his household
effects in the capital city. For a short
time less than a month, in fact he
enjoyed his new field of work and his
increased salary, for, with the addi
tion to his responsibilities there had
also come an increased amount in his
semi-monthly pay envelope. In the
evenings he was wont to stroll out
and mingle again with his old-time
cronies. He talked to them knowingly
about matters pertaining to the na
tional government, and incidentally
impressed on them that perseverance
is the only requisite of success under
the civil service.
One day Stephen received a letter
from Washington. It was couched in
formal language, but from reading it
Stephen gathered that the government
had no longer any need for his serv
ices, or words to that effect. The gov
ernment was very, very sorry, so said
the man whose signature was attached
to the letter.
It was this way: Congress had
failed to grant the amount required
and expected for the service, and it
would be necessary to dispense with
the services of the new appointees. It
meant a laying off of a number of em
ployes in each of the 11 districts, into
which the service is divided.
Stephen Is now back in the bureau
of census. His salary is only $1,000
a year, for his place had been filled
as soon as he left, and it just hap
pened that Director North had a va
cancy in the lower grade. It cost him
something to move out to Minnesota
and back again, but. taken all in all
and in the light of experience had by
others which turned out less fortunate
ly, he considers that, at least, it might
have been worse.
One of the Lilienthal's two-winged
gliding machines, a model of Har
grave's compressed air flying machine,
which flew 319 feet; Stringfellow's
aeroplane model, exhibited in the
Crystal palace, London, in 1856, and
numerous motors, propellers, wings,
kites and other interesting parts of
aeroplanes, are now in possession of
the Smithsonian institution.
Fiji Islanders' Sugar Cane Dance.
A very curious and exceedingly
clever dance may be witnessed in Fiji,
called by the natives "the sugar cane
meke," or sugar cane dance. It repre
sents the growth of the sugar cane.
.In the first figure the dancers squat
low on the ground, shake their heads,
shut their eyes and murmur slowly
and softly an unintelligible sentence.
Gradually they all stand up together,
growing taller and taller, and as they
"grow" they wave their arms and
tremble' all over from ankle to head,
like the tall, tasselled cane waving in
the wind, and still they keep on chant
ing louder and louder.
The last figure represents a series
of combats meant to symbolize the ex
actions of the chiefs, who compel the
"kaisi," willing or unwilling, to come
and cut their crops.
He Had a Chance.
"Wouldn't you just as lief have had
a little "brother as a little sister?"
asked Margaret's mother. The little
one hesitated a moment and then said,
"Well mother, boys are rather noisy
and troublesome, but what with my
bringing up and pap's bringing up and
your bringing up he might not have
turned out to be so very bad!"
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Northward beyond the passes of
Cashmere lies the land of Thibet.
Cashmere might be called the buffer
state between India and that long
closed country of superstition whose
5,000,000 inhabitants are still under
the sway of grand lamas.
Since the opening up of Thibet by
the expedition sent by the British gov
ernment under the command of Col.
Younghusband some light of modern
civilization has penetrated through
these closed doors, but, unhappily,
owing to the influence of the Anglo
Russian agreement, the gates have
clashed to again. However, very few
travelers enter Cashmere from the
toilsome northern passes of Lesser
Thibet. They are difficult even for the
mountain mule to scale, so steep and
sudden are the numerous sharp turns
and angles, utterly devoid of vegeta
tion except coarse lichen; in winter
imbedded in ice and snow, and at all
seasons of the year wind-swept and
bleak. The fertile valleys, the hills
and streams of Cashmere, lying behind
this inhospitable, rocky barrier are a
paradise in comparison.
After journeying across the scorch
ing plains of India in the close, hot
carriages of the Punjab railway to
Rawalpindi, the terminus, I know of no
more refreshing experience than to
exchange there this mode of travel for
the tonga, or native coach, a cross be
tween a bullock wagon and an old
fashioned carry-all. As we were con
veyed in this tonga, its two shaggy
ponies yoked to the long pole, what
thrills pervaded us as we rushed bel
ter skelter through the narrow defiles
and sharp turns of these mountain
valleys and uplands toward the Hima
layas! For romantic, varied and
grand scenery, unique customs, a
ragged and picturesque population
Cashmere stands alone.
Arriving at Srinagar and hastening
to the river, suitable houseboats were
selected from among the numerous
Craft tied to the trees on the banks of
the Jehlum. Within 24 hours the
equipment of rowers, paddlers, cook
and dunga, or kitchen boat, was ready
for active service, and our memorable
journey through the Vale of Cashmere
Passing under the antiquated
bridges spanning the Jehlum, many
strange sights were revealed, such as
bizarre and fantastic palaces, includ
ing that of the maharajah of Jumnu
and Cashmere, with its square towers,
moat and dungeonlike, walled-in in
closure of the zenana. North of the
town is the towering hill, or Thakti
Suliman, with its conical peak
crowned with a tiny mosque. The
bones of the holy man Suliman
rest within this shrine and the
faithful Mussulmans dwelling in
the valley make pilgrimages thither,
usually at the time of the full moon.
A sharp bend of the river led us to a
winding nullah, or narrow tributary.
A panorama of lovely views and green
vi6tas surprised us, and as twilight
approached we tied up for the night
An early start next morning, ere
the rays of the sun grew too hot, with
a stiff pull upstream, brought us to
Martand. This now almost "deserted
town, save for a few poverty-stricken
villagers, was once a populous city.
The sole remnants of its former great
ness are the ruins of an ancient tem
ple originally dedicated to the sun.
Heaps of broken and twisted pillars,
scorched by earthquake and stained
by time, masses of stone torn from
their foundation, lie about. The mas
sive portico is still standing; also the
remains of a cloister of delicately
carved columns. The worship must
have been Buddhistic, as the carvings
plainly reveal the benign features of
Buddha and the sacred bull. From the
eminence crowned by these ruins one
sets a splendid view of the Liddar val
ley, at that time (April), covered for
THIS LANGUAGE OF OURS
Truly a Fearful and Wonderful Thing
What a language what a language
it is that we speak! How little we
may depend upon a rule once learned!
We note the word that is formed ap
parently exactly as is some other
word whose meaning we have been
taught to ascertain by the application
of certain rules, and, behold! we make
an egregious nay, even a ridiculous
For instance, we say a man has been
disarmed, meaning that he has had his
arms taken away from him. But when
we speak of the prisoner after the dis
arming f scrimmage as being dishev
eled, we do not mean that they also
took his hevel away froms,nim. Of
We mention the dehorned cow,
meaning that the cow has been taken
while a calf and robbed of her horns.
Tet when we speak of a man who has
been defeated, we do not refer to a
man who, while a calf, was tied up and
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miles with purple and white iris. To
the north were the snow capped
ranges of the Himalayas, rising to a
height of 28,000 feet.
Returning to the river, we were
towed through a rich grazing country
to the headwaters of the Sind, At
this point we struck a most pic
turesque and charming stretch of
country, tne Sind valley, leading to
the foothills of the Himalayas, where
the brown and the black bear are fre
quently seen as they come down from
the mountains to drink. Within a
day's march the big antlered stag, an
occasional leopard and numerous
small game are found. Many hunting
camps are pitched in these se
questered nooks, but we tarried not
until we reached Shadlpore, a strag
gling village, once the center of the
cashmere shawl industry.
Let us enter one of the rickety
houses or shops where shawl weaving
is carried on. Crowded in this smoke
begrimed place. Its mud floor worn in
to hollows, are five old looms tied
up with bits of string and adorned
with cobwebs. A cow's horn, polished
by long usage, serves as a beam pin.
Before the looms are seated a dozen
or more ragged men and boys. They
handle the many colored bobbins deft
ly. A pattern of the fabric lies before
them, marked out with a piece of
soiled paper. For this work they re
ceive from four to eight annas a day,
equivalent to eight and sixteen cents
of our money. The master of the shop
squats on the floor, smoking his hook
ah, or long pipe. He rises at our ap
proach, salaams and proceeds to
show his goods. They are good enough
of their kind, but the fineness of the
old time shawl is wanting, and as for
the coloring, aniline dye is stamped
all over it The artisans who under
stood how to use the beautiful vege
table dyes and weave the lovely pat
terns of our grandmothers' shawls.
have long since been lying in the hum
ble graveyard close by the purling
stream that rushes from the mountain.
In midsummer the Jehlum is swol
len from the melting snows of the
mountains. The river overflows its
banks and the currents are very
strong. Taking advantage of a favor
able moment, we were carried swift
ly down to Srinagar. Dismissing the
28 natives wh'o had poled and towed
the boats for weeks, sometimes up to
their waists in water, four strong
mounshies, or rowers, were selected
for the trip to Dahl lake. On the
shores of this lovely and exquisite
sheet of water, hidden within its leafy
glades and well wooded shores, are
the remains of the beautiful marble
palaces of the mogul' rulers. Their
names are lost in oblivion, but in the
gardens, palaces and foundations
which they erected still stand to de
light the eye of the traveler. As we
glide swiftly along, flocks of sheep
and cattle, ruined mosques and mon
asteries on the hillside form a de
lightful picture. In the reeds and
rushes numerous water fowl make
their home. Above us flit birds of
beautiful plumage, their liquid notes
filling the air. The eagle and hawk
are there, but keep out of range of the
rifle. Queer native craft drift by, la
den with produce from artificial and
natural gardens on these waterways.
Aquatic plants of the lily family float
on the surface of the water; the lo
tus, with its large, green leaf, sug
gests the dreamy frame of mind. The
mountains that look down on us are
faithfully mirrored in the clear depths
of the lake. So potent is the witch
ery of the scene that for the moment
we almost believe that Pan might play
his pipe, or that we ourselves are of
the "stuff that dreams are made on."
Reluctantly we turned our backs on
the lovely scene, and were rowed
back in the beauty of the sunset
through the winding nullahs, with a
most distinct and never to be forgot
ten picture of lovely Dahl lake firmly
printed on our mental vision.
Rawalpindi was reached on the fifth
day after leaving Srinagar, and we
were once more at the terminus of
the Punjab railway. Thus ended our
memorable trip to Cashmere.
robbed of his feat or his feet.
We say that Anne Boleyn and other
ladies were beheaded, meaning that
they were placed upon a block and
had their heads chopped off. But
take, again, the word befuddled we
speak of a man being in such condi
tion. But do we mean that he lay
down on a block and had his fuddle
chopped -off? Certainly, certainly not!
So yon see how' untrustworthy this
language of ours is.
Class is dismissed. Take the next
two pages for the next lesson.
A Preliminary Requirement.
Tom Why don't you get a new
Dick I can't find a new tailor.
"What is the gloomiest spot on
"A summer resort when it's rain
ing." Detroit Free Press.
NAME WAS A COMPROMISE.
Explanation of Remarkable. Cogno
men of Nevada Town.""
A-Nevada man having extensive
mining claims in the goldfield region
tells of a lucky strike that wasmade
last year near Carson City, a -strike
that proved to be of such promise that
a goodly sized camp immediately
prang up around it.
The two principal mine owners
were, respectively, an Irishman and
a Jew, and as a compliment to these
leading citizens the camp "decided.vto
leave to them the bestowal of ,a suit-
j able name upon the new community.
There followed many conferences
between the two, none of which result
ed In an agreement. The Irishman
stood out for a name that would sug
gest his native isle, while the Jew was
Just as insistent, on his part, for a
name that should be suggestive of the
chosen people. This deadlock con
tinued so long that the rest of the
camp grew restless, and finally insist
ed that there should be a compromise.
So the new camp was called "Tipperu-
"And did your uncle remember you
in his will?"
"Well, he remembered me, all right,
but that was why he didn't mention
me in it."
SKIN TROUBLES CURED.
First Had Itching Rash Threatened
Later With Blood-Poison in Leg
Relied on Cuticura Remedies.
"About twelve or fifteen years ago
I had a breaking-out,' and it itched,
and stung so badly that I could not
have any peace because of it. Three
doctors did not help me. Then I used
some Cuticura Soap, Cuticura Oint
ment, and Cuticura Resolvent and
began to get better right away. They
cured me and I have not been bothered
with the itching since, to amount to
anything. About two years ago I
had la grippe and pneumonia which
left me with a pain in my side. Treat
ment ran it into my leg, which then
swelled and began to break out. The
doctor was afraid it would turn to
blood-poison. I used his medicine
but it did no good, then I used the
Cuticura Remedies three times and
cured the breaking-out on my leg. J. F.
Hennen, Milan, Mo., May 13, 1907."
A southern congressman tells of a
darky in a Georgia town whose best
quality is his devotion to his aged
Once the congressman asked Pete
why he had never married.
"Why, boss," explained Pete, "Ise
got an ole mudder. I had to do for
her, suh. Ef I doan buy her shoes an
stockings she doan't git none. Now,
boss, you see ef I was f git married
I'd have t' buy 'em V mah wife, an'
dat'd be takin' de shoes an' stockings
right outer my ole muddef's mouf."
How It Felt.
An Irish maid In the service of a
Washington family recently . sought
permission of her mistress to take
an afternoon off for the purpose of
consulting a dentist.
Upon her return, the mistress said:
"Well, Rosalie, did you have the
"I did, mum."
"And what did the dentist fill It
with gold or amalgam?"
"I don't know just what It was,
mum; but from the way I feel, I
should think it was with thunder and
Australia's Wild Oysters.
Oysters are sometimes regarded as
dangerous but they are not usually
considered savage. A Queensland
judge, however, has decided that they
are wild beasts. Before a royal com
mission on the pearling industry,
which has been sitting at Brisbane, a
witness stated that eight years ago he
had laid 100,000 shells in the neigh
borhood of Friday island. The Jap
anese stole the shells, and the district
court judge held that as pearl shell
oysters were ild animals there was
no penalty for stealing them.
But Tells Facts About Postum.
"We have used Postum for the past
eight years," writes a Wris. lady, "and
drink it three times a day. We never
tire of it
"For several years I could scarcely
eat anything on account of dyspepsia,
bloating after meals, palpitation, sick
headache in fact was in such misery
and distress J tried living on hot water
and toast for nearly a year.
"I had quit coffee, the cause of my
trouble, and was using hot water, but
this was not nourishing.
"Hearing of Postum I began drink
ing it and my ailments disappeared,
and now I can eat anything I want
"My parents and husband had about
the same experience. Mother would
often suffer after eating, while yet
drinking coffee. My husband was a
great coffee drinker and suffered from
Indigestion and headache.
"After he stopped coffee and began
Postum both ailments left him. He
will not drink anything else now and
we have it three times a day. I could
write more but am no gusher only
state plain facts."
Name given by Postum Co., Battle
Creek, Mich. Read "The Road to
Wellville," inpkgs. "There's a Reason."
Ever read the above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are genuine, true, and full of human
Now and Then One.
Speaking of acting, my favorite
part is the piece-that-went-over-the-fence-last.
As an actor on this piece
I am par excellence. '
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A Texas poet calls this the "sweet
est season of the year" and a mean
Washington editor suspects he means
Some men are just thoughtless
enough to be wearing their best suit
of clothes when they are hit by a
What puzzles me is why so many
of these fellows who are telling us
how'to get rich, don't follow their own
It Is the inside of a house and the
inside of a head that counts!
No man is really poor, until he gives
up, loses hope and becomes a quitter.
Going to law is one of the most sat
isfactory recreations that the aver
age man can indulge satisfactory for
the lawyers, of course.
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The only thing that saves some men
from the wreckage is poverty. Being
poor has kept many a man's home
happy and his love secure.
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Most everybody knows what ought
to be done to a dog poisoner when he
is caught, but few people can tell you
how to catch him.
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The money you spend sensibly al
ways gives you more pleasure than
that you blow in on a "good time."
Beyond the moiling sea is peace.
The peace of home and love and all
To which, a cruiser of the sea,
I speed away as shadows fall!
Behind is coastline, grim and stark.
The dangers that a sailor braves
Who In some Yair, sequestered vale
Has harbor where the river laves!
Ah! In that sweet and fragrant vale.
That fair, sequestered, hallowed spot,
A refuge from the storm-swept sea.
There stands secure my lowly cot!
And as the colors gild the sky
And on the sunset vapors cling,
I haste toward the harbor land
The harbor land where Love is King!
Upon the weary seas of life
Where tempests rage and breakers
I go through all the danger lure
To this, my haven and retreat!
Ah, here no wave can search me out.
No beetling rock can pierce the foam.
For there is harbor, safe, secure
The harbor of my Love and Home!
Semehow, good luck is apt to be
standing right in the path of the man
that hustles hardest.
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The trouble with a lot of people
who ask for bread is that they are in
sulted unless you give them pie.
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Inasmuch as our forests are being
denuded, the small boy of the future
will have to be spanked with a slate
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If a man is wise enough to fool the
public and make a lot of money out of
it, that's another story, but the man
who merely thinks he is wise enough,
is a bigger fool than the public.
When roasting cars have turned to gold
And lettuce goes to seed.
When radishes are full of pith
And blossom like a weed,
'TIs then the ruraiite begins,
Within his garden sere,
To brag about what he will do
In that same spot next year!
This spring he planted rather late
And did not work the ground:
His beds were diamond-shaped and
They should have been "more round."
He sowed the seeds too thick in drills
Instead of casting free
And that's the reason why the truck
Was scanty as you see!
But next year, he will know just how
To make a garden grow.
You wait and see what he will do.
And when and how and so!
Ah, poor suburbanite, next year
I'll write the same old rhyme
Tour crops will be a failuref in
The good old summer timef
"I see the government is going Into
the airship business," said Uncle Allen
Sparks. "Sooner or later the airship
will get into politics, and then we'll
have machine politicians and flying
The name of the African continent
Is of uncertain derivation. The name
was first applied to the neighborhood
of Carthage and later extended to the
whole continent. Tripoli is a province
belonging to the Turkish empire.
RAISED FROM SICK BED.
After All Hope Had Vanished.
Mrs. J. H. Bennett, 59 Fountain St,
Gardiner, Me., says:. "My back used
to trouble me so se
verely that at last I
had to give up. I
took to my bed and
stayed there four
months, suffering 1
tense pain, dizziness,
headache v and in
flammation of the
without hope, I be
gan using Doan's
Kidney Pills, and in three months was
completely cured. The trouble has
never returned." x
Sold by all dealers. 50 cents a box.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
NOT DOLLARS, BUT EGGS.
First Thespian .:cn I was play
ing in Kansas City and getting my
200 a night .
Second Ditto Hold on, there,
Monty; make that five!
First Thespian No, Jack; upon my.
honor 200 a night regular. Eggs are
Sheer white goods. In fact, any fins
wash goods when new, owe much of
their attractiveness to the way they
ire laundered, this being done in s
manner to enhance their textile beau
ty. Home laundering would be equal
ly satisfactory if proper attention was
given to starching, the first essential
eing good Starch, which has suffidjent
strength to stiffen, without thickening;
the goods. Try Defiance Starch and
you will be pleasantly surprised at ths
improved appearance of your work.
A Polite Boy.
"I understand that your little boy Is
"It's nice to see children well
brought up. I like to see little boys
get up and give their seats to ladies."
"That boy got down out of a pear
tree yesterday and gave his seat to a
bulldog before he left the lot where
tne tree was." Houston Post.
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh
that Contain Mercury,
9 mercury Kill surely destroy the sense of smeH
and completely derange the whole system when
entering It through the mucous surfaces. Such
articles should never be used except on prescrip
tions from reputable physicians, as the damage they
will do Is ten fold to the good you can possibly de
rive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufacture
by F. J. Cheney tc Co.. Toledo. O.. contains no mer
cury, aad is taken Internally, acting directly upon
the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. la
buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get tto
genuine. It Is taken Internally and made In Toledo.
Ohio, by P. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free.
Sold by Druggists. Price. 75c. per do t tie.
Take Hall's Family I'Uls for constipation.
Nameless, But All Right.
"What play did you see?" asked the
amiable mistress of her maid, who had
been taken by her best young man to
the theater the evening before.
"They didn't tell t'ue name of It,"
returned the maid. "It said on the
outside of the theater that it was
'As You Like It and I did like It,
but I don't know the name." New
"And haven't you ever taken a rids
In an automobile?" asked the man
with the new machine, pityingly.
"No," replied the plain person, "but
I fell out of a third-story window
The back is the mainspring of
woman's organism. It quickly calls
attention to trouble by aching: It
tells, "with other symptoms, such as
nervousness, headache, pains in the
loins, ireight in the lower part of
the body, that a woman's feminine
organism needs immediate attention.
In such cases the one sure remedy
which speedily removes the cause,
and restores the feminine organism
to a healthy, normal condition is
Mrs. Will Young, of 6 Columbia
AveRockland, Me., says :
" I was troubled for a long time with
dreadful backaches and a pain in my
side, and was miserable in every way.
I doctored until I was discouraged and
thought I would never get welL I read
what Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound had done for -others and
decided to try it ; after taking three
bottles I can truly say that I never felt
so well in my life."
Mrs. Augustus Lyon, of East Earl,
Pa writes to Mrs. Pinkham:
I had very severe backaches, and
pressing'-down pains. I could not sleep,
and had no appetite. Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound cured me
and made me feel like a new woman.
FACTS FOR SICK WOMEN.
For thirty years Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound, made
from roots and herbs, has been the
standard remedy for female ills,
and has positively cured thousands of
women who have been troubled with
displacements, inflammation, ulcera
tion, fibroid tumors, irregularities,
periodic pains, backache, that bearing-down
feeling, flatulency, indiges-tion,dizziness,ornervouspro8tration
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