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POINTS ON WINDOW D3APERY
Persona! Supervision of Housekeeper
Necsssnry 'f the Est Results
Are to Be Obtained.
The better the curtaln3 the better
the case. All window curtains require
the personal supervision of the house
keeper at this season of the year,
whether they be of lace or merely
some plain sheer material.
In the eyes of the artistic home dec
orator, those of plain surface are
more to be desired, ami certain it is '
that they need just as careful laun
dering as lace.
The first thought In taking down of
sheer curtains is that little brass rod.
which will tear the hem unless the
housewife's own hands remove them
from their position.
They are now soake.I In cold water
and then wrung out and put Into a
second clean bath of clear cold water
to take out the collection of soot and
dust that was scarcely noticed while
the curtains hung
Now lukewarm soapy water, sevor.il
baths, for the constantly changing
waters take the place of the wash
board Curtains should be persistent
ly soured up and down in their sev
eral waters, squeezed rather than
Rinsing In clear cold water Is again
In order, and drying In bright sunlight
Is a necessity.
After the sheer stuffs have been
well dampened and tightly rolled over
night they are ironed on a very large
flat Ironing table, with all possible
thought for the grain of the goods.
The ordinary laundress will rarely
take the trouble to renovate curKlns
wilh any degree of feeling for their
material or for their future smooth
ness of outline.
ft Is altogether possible to so
straighten the damp material, while
beneath the iron, that it will hang In
long straight folds instead of puffed
Curtains are folded or rolled. Lace
curtains need a long roll on which to
rest thera over summer. Less expen
sive plain materials are folded and
placed In a drawer or rehung. and in
variably they should be pressed into
long narrow folds and then lapped
once aoross their length.
ITII the passing of the
mailing vessel from the
sea has gone the tea's
cannot live without its
villains. Boarding mas
ters, bucko mates, bul
lying captains these
were the villains of sea romance, and
they are gone, or going, with the sail
ing craft they lived in.
Chief among them in their itera
tions was the boarding master of sail
ortown. Though he never went to
sea. he was the heavy villain in every
plot that delivered the unlucky sailor,
or the unluckier landsman, into the
hands of captains and mates. Mostly
they were sneaking, brutal, cunning
camps. these boarding masters, own
ers of low dives along the water
front, which they misnamed sailors
boarding houses. They hung In tho
wake of incoming ships, made friends
with the easiest marks among the
crews ami baited or bullied them Into
their dens. There poor Jack Tar was
kept and entertained with bad whisky
and worse women until his money
was gone. Then he was shipped
aboard some vessel, after signJug
away one or more months' unearned
wages in payment for an imaginary
board bill and a "donkey's breakfast."
sea fclang for a straw bedtick. "Blood
money" and "dead horse." the sailora
called this robbery. The captains al
ways paid it. taking the sailor's "ad-
ance note, which was certain
Chocolate Vanilla Layer Cake.
Heat to a cream one-h-lf cupful but
ter and a cup of sugar. When this is
light beat in. a little at a time, one
half cupful milk and a teapoouful
vanilla Boat the whites of six eggs
to a stiff froth.
SiTl together a teaspoonful baking
powder and two scant cupfuls pastry
Hour that has been sifted twice. Stir
the fiour and whites of eggs alternate
ly into the mixture Have three deep
cake pans well buttcied and spread
two-thirds of the batter in two of
them. Into the remaining batter stir
one ounce chocolate, melted, and
spread in the third plate. Bake in a
moderate oven for about twenty-five
minutes. Put one of the white layers
on a large dinner plate and spread
wilh white icing. Put the dark cake
on this and spread with icing. On this
put the third cake and spread with
cither white or chocolate icing.
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S3BS5&Sa5mr a witness" and was dumb. After th
gSPjSgjSflfjyiM?-"? "advance note" and a preposterous
. K-zS3ffJJgs?Si slop chest charge bad been deducted
y-ajHggSgft!J from his wages, they handed him
Jp55igP53 -SX the bl"n?. Pitiful little pile of
. - aSx'r -5 small silver, and told him to get out.
yS &fiUGrJZ " 'l wa3 asainst the law. of course, but
"S ; l-' r!aZ' ,:tf ''""t know that.
V'-Sir l 1 j'lJJjjTp?L Hp ,vas set adrlfL almost without
Yy - ' I IS''tSmm'" l-&lf money, in a land of strangers. A
U -'" -vl 'mt hostile land. too. for the gendarmes
S V ll f-' yg'' ,n front ot t,ie O'Tico eycd nira with
J" tBSv v ' 1 disfavor. He was desperately lone-
""- -.'Bfcfr " I t Sl 'S ly' and ftIt :Iie sr,'n "' circumstance keen upon him. As
fKf l'VPrsi . Jll- -Jt- wad.jn-d about tho strange streets ho discovered.
NEBRASKA IN BRIEF.
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Mis five tablespoonfuls of corn
Rtarch, one-half cupful of sugar and '
he paid out of the debtor's "hide" or his wages.
Boarding masters of this clas-s weie petty ras
cals. They dealt in men at retail. The brothers
John and Peter Sherman, of Irvington. on the Pa
cific coatt. were of another type. They dealt in
men wholesale, shipped entire crews. Their
hoarding houses were licensed by the govern
ment. Captains bargained with them onenlv.
a teaspoonful of salt I Tbe shiHPiR commissioner of the port winked
Dilute with one-third or a cupful of nu UIL,r jo.is ways, a crowd of thugs, run
cold milk, add to two cupfuls of scald-1 ner? and hanses-n served them and thrived by
ed milk and cook over hot water ten I lue,r iaor- ine? were men ot substance and
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minutes, stirring constantlv until mix- """-" ur comrouea as part or tnelr business ev-
slonlv nm. n.i tr-v saioon. ance nau :
I CtrnCitl? ltirl Haul fi11nt li.. t.n ...t.K.. T- .
v.v.v. uuvi Atiin. .iittva uuuui mi; wuurvus. K. ppcr
ttire thickens. Melt slowly one and
one-half squares of unsweetened cho
colate, add three tablespoonfuls of
boiling water and stir until smooth;
then add to cooked mixture. Remove
and resort in the crooked
from range, add the whites of ihree ""'K011'3 sallortown.
Irvington drew a deadline about the waterfront
and seldom ventured over It outside of business
i hours. Jack and Pete Sherman were khurs of
oggs beaten until stiff and one tea-
spoonful of vanilla. Turn into imii-
Every autumn saw a big fleet of "wind Jam
mers" ships of 2.000 to 3.000 tons register Ivine
vldnnl molds first dipped In cold I " Irvington. The wheat of the new northwest
water, chill, remove from molds, gar- i was ,n c'1" holds, consigned to ports In Europe
nish with halves of blanched almonds or Indla- b-v waJ' of the siv-months' journey
and serve with thin cream in pretty ! ronl the Horn. The wheat Heet. Irvington
Individual dishes. Woman's Home ' ca,ie" t. and when the wheat fleet came, upper
Irvington stirred itself, fcailortown roused to
vicious life and the sailortown kings reaped a
i hardest of blood money.
No captain shipped a crew from Irvington un
til he had done business with the kings and paid
their price. Captain Brown, of the bark Carmar
thaensl.ire. learned that to his cost. He put into
Irvington for a cargo at a time when ships were
! plenty and men hard to get. He was uncon-
cerncd, for his men had been shipped in England
A Sewing Rug.
Kor those who must sew, but who
have no sewing room, there in a plan
by which the sewer can save the time
hiuI labor that she formerly spent In
tidying up the room after she has fin
ished each night.
Buy five yaids of denim and cut It
nto two pieces. Join these together and would not be discharged until the home port
ao as to lorm a square, and hem the i was reached. Captains of deep-'.aden vessels ly
raw edges. jng in the stream eyed the Carmarthenshire's
Lay this square on the floor and set ! crew enviously. Jack Sherman quietly sent a
the machine on It. j man or two aboard the "Hmejulccr" to "visit and
4 All threads, scraps and raveling i smuggle in forbidden whisky. By twos and
can be dropped on this, and when the threes Captain Brown's crew left him and were
hidden about sailortown. The Irvington police
were asked to bring them back, but however hard
they looked for deserters they didn't find any.
Then one dark night the rest of the crew van
ished over the side, to the last man. after knock-
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Chop fine cold boiled spinach, sea-' "' M'e M""IH "ut Ul Y,T -7 V, aim,
son with salt, pepper and a suspicion the nlate ,u to the maln1 fiferaiK ,,d hxe(orc th,e
of nutmeg and mold in small cupsi astonished captain could recover breath enough
Turn out when formed onto lettuce to ro:ir1 for af Jack an? Pete Sherman had his
leaves and garnish with hard boiled I """" 'i " - - - '., -, ""
eggs sliced or the yolks rubbed
through a ricer. Strips of Spanish red
peppers may be used for a garnish if
sewer has finished for the day the
machine can be covered and rolled off
the denim and the denim can be gath
ered up and shaken
proierred. Serve with mayonnaise or
a French dressing.
Potatoes au Gratin.
Slice one quart of cold boiled pota
toes. Put layer of potatoes in a ba
king dish, season with salt and pepper
ttnd grated cheese.
Make a sauce of one pint of milk
and one tablespoonful of flour. When
this reaches the boiling point or be
comes thick pour over the potatoes
and bake for half an hour.
To clean an oil painting, rub a fresh
ly cut slice of potato dampened In
cold water over the picture The
lather should be wiped off with a soft,
damp sponge and then the picture
should be washed with lukewarm wa
ter, dried and polished with a piece oi
soft silk that h3$ been washed.
awav. ext day tne captain was waiteu on oy
I the kings, who blandly offered to find him a new
I crew at $30 the man. He roared again to the
British consul, to his shipping agents, to the po
lice, who were sympathetic but helpless. Nobody
could be found to even hint that the kings had
any hand in the affair and the shipping commis
sioner's records were clear. He had shipped no
deserters that he knew of.
But Captain Brown swore that If he couldn't
get back his men, or get the dogs of justice to
even bark at the kings, he at least would pay
them no blood money for a new crew. So he
went to another port and brought a new crew to
Irvington by steamer. His bark was hauled out
Into the stream and her crew kept close in her
forecastle. That night she was boarded by
masked men, who swept her new crew over the
bows into the stream. Gossip had it that some
of them were drowned. Captain Brown gave up
and paid the Shencan boys $75 instead of ?30
each for a crew, and put to sea " a hurry
"Tbcv'ie M"iiu swine, but they"X3 nags of
sailortown," he said.
The name of
Sherman was never
coupled openly with
the fatnry of that
night raid, but the
kings shipped all
the crews from Ir
No ship went to
fca short-handed. However blind the shipping
commissioner might be in other ways, he saw
to !t that the shipping laws were obeyed as to the
number of men required for types and tonnage of
ships. A man might never have seen the sea.
but if he were not too drunk to say he was an
able seaman and to sign his name to the ship's
articles, that settled it. He would probably be an
able seaman or a dead greenhorn before his ship
This official insistence on the letter of the law
sometimes caused the kings to do strange things.
Toward the end of the season they were at times
hard pushed for one or two men to fill out a
crew. Then did all men In sailortown not in the
kings' special favor hunt cover and stay hid un
til the List ship was out of sight beyond the oar.
For Jack and Pete wore no respecters of persons.
All men looked alike to them, and they sent to
sea more than one who held himself too acute to
be trapped into an unwilling voyage. Well-educated,
well-dressed and companionable, the kings
mixed with the best and worst that drifted into
their realms, and once in their clutches no man
escaped from thera except by the open sea.
Jimmy Hunter, Yale man and cowpurcher.
went down to the waterfront alone ono day.
against the advice of the upper town, to tee tho
sights. He was wise to the world and had a
year's thirst and pay with him. He met the kings,
who were glad to see him. Just one more man
was needeti for the square-rigger flood Hope, then
lying in the stream waiting for a crew, with her
captain. Black, swearing at Jack and Pete for
delaying him. The kings attended to Hunter's
thirst and were friendly, even confidential. No
secret was made of their trade. They told him
stories of shanghaied sallormen and of crews they
had stolen from one ship for another. He was
much interested. Jack took him up to the ship
ping commissioner's to see the crew of the Good
Hope shipped. He was even asked to and did
tlgn his name once or twice "as a witness." A
friend from the upper town risked a broken head
to warn him. But the Sherman boys were also
friends at least three hours old and, anyhow,
he could take care of himself.
At last he caught Pete in an attempt to drug
his whisky and left the kings, with a laughing
comment on sailortown ways. Well outside the
deadline he stopped In a quiet saloon. It was
late and be and the lonesome bartender had a
nightcap together. When he came alive next
morning he was at sea in the Good Hope and a
beefy English mate was kicking him in the ribs.
Of the months that followed Hunter never
told much. He learned sailors' work; he had to.
He picked up a scar or two from the English
mate's brass knuckles. Also he acquired a deep
desire to kill the kings of sailortown. Captain
Black and the mate.
At last he found himself In the consul's office
at Dunkirk. France, dressed in the clothes he had
on when he met the Sherman boys. For a won
der, they had sent them aboard with him. He
was in United States territory again, and. first
off. he would square yards with Captain Black.
But the consular agent was a Frenchman who
would neither speak English nor understand
Hunter's French unless he wanted to. Captain
Black lolled in an office chair and grinned while
Hunter told his troubles. When he had finished,
without a word of comment the consular agent
spread out two papers, the ship's articles and an
"advance note." "Ees thees votre nom?" he
asked It was He remembered his signing "aa
a witness and was dumb. After th
"advance note" and a preposterous
slop chest charge bad been deducted
from his wages, they handed him
the balance, a pitiful little pile of
small silver, and told him to get out.
It was against the law. of course, but
he didn't know that.
Hp was set adrift, almost without
money, in a land of strangers. A
hostile land. too. for the gendarmes
in front of the office eyed him with
disfavor. He was desperately lone
ly, and felt the grip f circumstance keen upon him. As
he wad.Tid about the strange streets he discovered,
j-ewed in the lining of his coat, an envelope, until then
unnoticed. Its content., were Tour oue-huudred-dollar bills
and this note:
i i t, . Irvington. Oct. IT.
Mr. .'amis Hunter.
IX.tr Sir: Ilore'3 your rtu.it. We kopt vnur x;un. It would
only make trouble for you. Wo 'ro not thieves, onlv
iMuniln? ma-stors. You would kcI ilrunU am! we needed
""'". . '' .: vour money till you Rot ashore. You will
neoI it all. for Black la cert.iln to turn you adrift deaU
broke. Quit boozJnc and ! a man.
, , , PETKtt SHERMAN.
Tho friendly faces of Uncle Sam's greenbacks
gave him courage. He made plans and acted on
them then and there. Meeting that English mate
In the street, he gave him a most artistic beat
ing, paid a fine, and took the next boat for Lon
don town. Incidentally, he forgot all about his de
sire to travel six or seven thousand miles and kill
the sailortown kings What srasra of virtue caused
thera to give hira back his money ho never knew.
They were not noted for doing such things.
That the kings so continually escaped punish
ment was small wonder. The men Injured never
had a chance to tell their stories until they were
ashore In some foreign land. Consuls In foreign
ports could not libel ships or detain captains on
their unsupported word. The ships' papers were
always straight, a. r.cy rate on the face of them.
The most that could be dono was to report the
case ami there it ended. The Sherman boys on
the other side of the earth never heard even an
echo of It. The witnesses against them were scat
tered over the seven seas and prosecution could
not touch them
News Notes of Interest From Varl
ous Parts of State.
Governor Shallenberger delivered
the address to the Alliance High
school graduating class.
Miss Morton of Arbor Lodge,, Olive
count-, sister of the late J. Sterling
Morton, is again quite ill. with little
chance for recovery.
By an overwhelming majority, Nor
folk voted $12,000 paving bonds and
will immediately pave seven blocks
of Norfolk avenue, in the business
Rev. Dr. Cook of Franklin died a
few days ago. He had been ailing for
some time, but was only seriously ill
for three days before his death, and
his condition was not considered dan
gerous until almost the very hist.
A telegram was received In Fair-
bury, announcing that E. Pulcher, a
Rock Island brakeman, running be
tween Phillipsburg and Belleville,
Kas., was killed in Agra, Kas., yards.
The proposition to vote $70,000
bonds for a waterworks and electric
light system for Beatrice carried by
a vote of 721 for and 233 against.
The bonds carried In every ward ex
cept the Third.
William Canham of David City is
working on an aeroplane which he be
lieves to be superior to any yet in
vented. The machine is well along to
wards completion and presents a
most businesslike appearance.
State Veterinarian Juckines re
ported that he had killed some 1,400
bead of cattle in the last eight
months in an effort to stamp out tu
berculosis. The work is to continue
as long as the money lasts,
When Fremont officers searched J.
W. Martin at the county jail, they
found $5,000 in bills carefully sewed
into the lining of his trousers legs.
Martin is the horsetrader who it is
alleged passed a worthless check for
$500 at the Commercial National
bank, and subsequently was caught
The Wiedman wild west show was
billed for Tekamah on Memorial day,
for an afternoon and evening enter
tainment at the ball park, but the
Grand Arm' of the Republic post ob
jected to the giving of the perform
ance on Memorial day. The perform
ance was therefore given outside the
Walter Gould, the 10-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Gould, of York,
met with a serious accident. He
started to light the gasoline stove and
some of the gasoline splashed on his
pants, and when he lit the fluid in
the generator the flame caught his
pants leg and burned him In a fright
ful manner from the hips down.
Following is tne mortgage record of
Gage county for the month of May:
Number of farm mortgages filed. 17;
amount $05,970. Number of farm
mortgages released. 17; amount, $4S.-
I 213. Number of city mortgages filed.
29; amount. $20,233. Number of city
mortgages released. 21; amount
Omaha is given a population of
157.959 by the 1910 city directory,
showing a gain of 9,155 over the esti-
mate contained in the directory for
j 1909. in which the population was
placed at 14S.S0 1. The new directory
credits South Omaha with 33.15C. giv-
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Mrs. Pinlcllam, of Itjiui, Mass
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GOOD AND WARM.
First Office Boy I hear your boat
made it hot for you yesterday.
Second Office Boy Yes; he flre4
BABY'S SCALP CRUSTED
Ing the two Omahas a combined popu
lation of 191.115.
arrested and brought to Nebraska
City to answer to tho charge of
I using dynamite in the Litttle Nemaha
, river near that place for the purpose
I of killing the fish in that stream.
, which he gathered up and sold.
1 15-year-old niece and they registered
, as man and wife, at one of the hotels.
The man is 27 years of age. They
TI.o United States district attorney and his staff
did their best to keep the Shermans within the let
ter, at least, of the shipping laws, but they had
hard sledding. In one case the kings were indicted
Charlie Marsdcn. the star witness for the prosecu
tion, was locked up In jail for safekeeping. Charlie
Marsdon disappeared. The jailer told a story of
masked men. guns and general confusion, but could
Identify no one as having taken part in the jail i were arrested and jailed,
delhery. With the witness gone, prosecution halt- I Jacob Link of Buffalo county has
ed. Long afterward Charlie Marsden came back ' appealed to the supreme court from
and told a moving tale. He bad been bound, . the decision of the lower court that
gagged and carried aboard a s,hip just as she 1 i,P ,,ay Anna Kast $2,000 damages for
sailed. When released at sea. he was told that j assaulting her. Trouble arose over
he hail been regularly shipped and was led a sorry somu catt!(. tIiat had wandered from
life aboard. In foreign ports he appealed In vain I the Kast farnK The man met the
to consuls, who showed him his name forged, of '
course on the ship's articles and laughed at him.
When he finally worked his way back to Irvington
his story awakened interest and new prosecutions
wcro begun. The Sherman boys had well-paid
lawyers who dragged out the cases with adjourn
ments and legal tangles. Irvington was too busy
to be lOig excited over the wrongs of a few sail
ors. Prosecution faltered and paltered along its 'in this fund, and $211,017 in the per
usual dismal way, and what at last brought the ' manent school fund. The general
niIurtown kings up with a round turn was the ; fund is needed to pay current ex
united public oplrion of Irvisgton directed against j pem-es which will probably be in ex
theui. j ceis of the receipts during the sum
Irvington suddenly waked up to find Itself a blot i mer months. The permanent schoo
l young woman on the road and struck
her. It is claimed that a blow on
the head has permanently injured
I her. She sued for $5,000.
State Treasurer Brain's report for
( the month of May shows $135.5V7 in
the general fund, an unusual amount
on the map. Unexplained dead men are no good
advertisement for any town; neithpr are mysteri
ous disappearances of strangers within its gates to
be desired, if their friends make a fuss about them.
Captains who refused to be held up for oxtrava
gant blood money, and to play villain at small
profit, avoided the port. Business was falling off.
Upper Irvington was hit where it lived and the
Sherman boys wire notified to quit.
The kings of sailortown have abdicated. Steam
vessels mako oyagcs so bhort that "advance
notes" arc no longer prizes. Seamen's unions
have given a measure of protection even to deep-
water sailors, who seem to have fewer rights and
more hardships than most men. Tho bullying cap
tain, the bucko mate and the boarding master have
all been singed by the feeble and tardy fire of
United States maritime law. The railroads had
their share in the revolution. But what raally
caused the Sheiman boys to become private citi
zens was the wrath of upper Irvington. When It
was hit in Its pocket and its self-esteem that up
tet the kingdom of the sailortown tyrants.
ON HER DIGNITY.
"I should like a drink of water." said the young
"You'll have to wait until mother comes down
stairs." said the young lady, haughtily. "I want
you to understand that I never go into the kitchen."
This Pilgrim Knew the Sex
Spinach With Crackers.
Boil half peck of spinach until ten
der, drain and chop fine; have eight
crackers soaked in milk, two onions;
fry In a tablesponful of butter a few
minutes, but do not brown; add crack--ers
and spinach, pepper, salt; let sim
mer over a alow fire ten minutes; if
too thick adtl milk or water.
Snow an if Water.
Kight cubic feet of snow equal
cubic foot of water.
Somewhat Roughly Disturbed Trou
badour's Dream, but His Remarks
Were Charged with Wisdom.
I am searching for the woman who
win love me long and true." sang the
troubalnr. who strummed upon his
harp. -She must bare a face that's
pretty and an eye of azure hue and
her tongue must sot be whetted 'til
it's sharp; all her words must come
as music to my quickly beating: heart
and she must be simple in her tastes
and ways; she must love me long and
ten and must never yearn to part
If upon some other maid I chance to
gaze." Just as be was singing fur
ther, came a pilgrim old and bent,
with a yard or two of beard and staff
of oak. "What. I bear you loudly ask
ing," said the pilgrim to the trout ,
'sounds to me Just like an overwhelm
ing joke. You're not looking for a
woman, from the way you speak your
heart, you are looking for that which
you don't surmise; go and jump Into
the river, get your system out of
whack and when you have Joined the
angels in the skies, look for her whose
tongue Is silent, she whose tastes are
extra plain, wbo into a Jealous fit will
never burst; then just wed her. but
remember If you'd capture such a
dame you will have to look for her
In heaven flrsL"
"Mrs. Mudge says that when her
daughter is married 8be is going on a
"Good gracious! They told me she
was marrying in high life, but I didn't
think it was so high as all that.
In No Danger.
Wife Will your disarmament meet
ing finish late?
Husband Yes, about midnight, I ex
pect. But don't be nervous. I cbail
have my reiolver. Boa Vivas.
, fund will be neeeded to pay for bond
which the state has contracted for ?
Tho plans and specifications f
the new postofiice building at I'laU
mouth have arrived. The sealed prt
poaIs for the work have to be a
Washington not later than June 2f-
The plans call for a yellow pressei
brick building tr'iumed with whit
stone, dimensions 50 by SH feet, th
structun' to be erected at the cor
ner of Fifth and Vine streets. The
estimated cost is $-lt;,000.
At a meeting of the business moi
of Pierce it was decided to celebrat
the Fourth in an appropriate man
ner. Committees were appointed.
People In the town of Ingham, :
station west of Holdrege on the Bur
lington railroad, have asktd the ra'i
way commission to require the Bur
lington to build a depot and main
tain an agent at that station. From
Napoace complaint has been received
by the commission that the Burling
ton maintains inadequate stock yards
t in that it has only two pens and i
when three or more stork dealers
come to load they have to herd their
live stock on the prairie.
Dawson county voted again on the
proposition of voting court house
bonds lost by 170 votes and there are
four small precincts not in. This was
the third election on the bonds.
The Falrbury public schools have
closed for the summer vacation. Quite '
a number of the teachers have re-
I signed their positions and it will bo
necessary for the board of education
to hire new ones. Henry F. Hole,
president of the board of education,
awarded two prizes to the members
of the class of 1910 for excellent
"Our little daughter, when three
months old, began to break out on the
head and we had the best doctors to
treat her. but they did not do her any
good. They said she had eczema. Her
scalp was a solid scale all over. The
burning and Itching was so severe that
she could not rest, day or night. We
bad about given up ell hopes when wo
read of the Cuticura Remedies. We at
once got a cake of Cuticura Soap, a
box of Cuticura Ointment and one bot
tle of Cuticura Resolvent, and fol
lowed directions carefully. After the
first dose of the Cuticura Resolvent,
we used the Cuticura Soap freely and
applied the Cuticura Ointment. Thea
she began to Improve rapidly and in
two weeks the scale came off her
head and new hair began to grow. In
a very short time she wa3 well. She la
now sixteen years of age and a pic
tute of health. We used the Cuti
cura Remedies about five weeks, reg
ularly, and then we could not tell she
had been affected by the disease. We
use-i no other treatments after we
found out what the Cuticura Remedies
would do for her. J. Fish and Ella M.
Fish, Alt. Vernon, Ky., Oct, 12, 1909."
Not Exactly What She Meant.
She We've bin very busy at the
mothers' meetln' gettin' ready for the
sale of work.
He Oh! I 'opes It will be a success.
She Yes, I think so; ycr see the
vicar Is goln' to take most of our
clothes off of us. Tatler.
. SrCCESS FOR SEVENTY YEARS
TM lMh.irrn.nl of JVi ,KVtr l-erry lton). An-Uab!-
rrmrdj lordiarrhra. Ojm ntrr and till boa)
eumplaiutk. CttbMK-nuinu. 21c. 3: and ioc
Many a man fails to make good be
cause he spends most of his time try
ing to prove that luck Is ngaiust hlm.
Mr. TVInsloTr's SootMnc Syrup.
Forchlldn n t--i!iintr. tlu nslti.-uni. miucOTtn
flu mm tUuu.allij! u-.in..ui;i wild couc 'uitwu..
A precious thing is all the more
precious to us If it has been won by
work or economy. Ruskln.
a!cr taking salts or cathartic
waters did you ever notice that
weary all gone feeling- the palms
of your hands sweat and rotten
tasui in your mouth Cathartics
only move bvsweatingvourboweli
Do a lot of hurt Try a CASCA
RET and bee how mucn easier tht '
job is done haw much betier
CARCARKTS toe a fcox for a week's
treatment nil J:iit3ists. Wrjjcst sei.er
am Ike worU. MiUma boxc a taoata.
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