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By Lydia E. Pinkham's
Peoria. Til. "Ttrich t tof ava na
know what Lydia E. Pinkbam'a reme-
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f uies nave aone ior
me. Por two veri
I suffered. The doc
tors said T had tn
f mors, and the on!v
. remedy was the sur-
geon s Knne. .My
mother bought ma
Lydia E. Pinkham's
pound, and today I
am a healthy wo
man. For months
I Buffered from in-
lammation,and yoursanative Ws
lieved me. Your liver Pills hr
Ed u.i 1 as a cathartir Anv otip wicViinrr I
proof of what your medicines have j
done for me can get it from any drug- .
gist or by writing to me. You can use '
my testimonial in any wav vou wish, '
and I will be glad to answer fetters." j
Mrs. Cihustina Heed. 103 Mound SU
Peoria, 111. '
Another Operation Avoided.
Isew Orleans, La. "For years I suf
fered from severe female troubles.
Finally I was conGned to my bed and
the doctor said an operation was neces
sary. I gave Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
etable Compound a trial first, and
was saved from an operation." Mrs.
Lily Peyrous, 1111 Kerlerec St, iN'ew
The great volume of unsolicited tea.
tiniony constantly pouring in prove3 I
conclusively that "Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound is a remarkable '
Temedy for those distressing feminine i
ills from which so many women suffer, i
THE LONG BOW.
Sharpo "Wilson says he stayed un
i?er water one aay last summer for
Wise Why, he must he amphibi
ous. Sharpo No; he's a well, I
wouldn't like to say.
Baffling the Mosquito,
l'.st summer we were pestered with
the awful nuisance, mosquitoes, night
jiltpr niirht, and on one occasion
killed between thirty and forty in our
bedroom, at midnight. The following
day 1 took a woolen cloth, put a little
kerosene oil on it, and rubbed both
sides of the wire mesh of the screens
with it. That night one lonely mos
quito disturbed our rest. Two or three
times each week I rubbed the screens
in like manner, and we enjoyed peace
the rest of the summer. The odor
from the oil remains only a few min
utes, :md the oil itself preserves the
screens and keeps away flies. Good
Tit for Tst.
A young man. who had not been
married lone, remarked at the dinner
table the other day:
"My dear, I wish you could make
bread such as mother used to make."
The bride smiled and answered in a
voice that did not tremble:
"Well. dear. 1 wish you could make
the dough that father used to make."
The Ground cf Their Lcve.
"Let us have peace," Eaid the Eng
lish invader. "Can yon not see that
the white strangers love the redmen?"
"Ah. yes," replied the intelligent In
dian, "they love the very ground we
walk upon " Sacred Heart Review.
Knicker My wife is always praising
the men she rejected for me. j
Iocker Never mind: she will praise
vou to her second husband.
Is often said of
when eaten with cream or
rich milk and a sprinkle ot
sugar if desired.
That's the cue for house
keepers who want to please
the whole family.
Post Toasties are ready
to serve direct from the
The Memory Lingers"
Sold by Grocers
POSTUM CEREAL CO- Ltd.
Battle Creek. Mich.
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Prune the tomato plants.
The making of good hay Is an art.
Sheep are good stock to have on the
The cow test association Is a great
thing for any dairy locality.
.Brood sows as well as cows should
be selected for their milking qualities.
The manure that washes away and
is wasted represents an actual money
Milk Is an excellent food for the
young fowls, but requires skill in
It takes two years or more for the
white grub to reach maturity from
The comb Is as sure an indicator of
the health of the bird as the tongue
is of the person.
Toung pigs need perfectly dry quar
ters, especially during the first weeks
of their existence.
If In milking a part of the milk Is
bloody, stringy or unnatural in appear
ance the whole should be rejected.
The March pullets are the ones
that wilt begin to lay in November
I It tcej have been given proper care.
A hay cap will shed a reasonably
heavy rain and keep the larger part
of the cock of hay from getting wet.
It Is a great thing to know just
when a plant needs water. It is a
matter that requires close observa
tion. The very best kind of a pen for
ducklings is one that can be easily
moved from one part of the yard to
The condition of your neighbor's
field makes little difference to you.
Your attention should be centered In
Old orchards can be renewed In
such a way as to produce good fruit
for the family while the new orchard
is coming on.
The silo enables the dairyman to
keep more live stock on the same
number cf acres and at less cost in
feed and labor.
Shropshires are very hardy sheep,
their wool brings a good price and
they seem to be healthier than some
of the other breeds.
Naturally the cow that gives the
greatest profit is the one that gives
the most milk during the winter for
milk is then highest priced.
Never give drugs to a horse any
more than you would to a baby unless
he is downright sick. Shutting off
his feed will cure ail minor ills.
The size of the tile to be placed in
a drain will depend upon the length
of the drain, the depth of the dis
tance apart the drains are placed.
The high grade draft horse, the
product cf a pure bred sire and a good
mare, has made one of the most prof
itable industries upon the American
Veal calves in hot weather will
grow better if kept during the day in
a dark, cool stable, but the stable
must be cleaned out and well venti
lated. A hen may cease laying if not prop
erly fed before she uses up all her
stored energy, and it occasionally hap
pens that a hen dies by overegg pro
duction. If English farmers can afford to use
pure-bred draft horses that are worth
jr.00 for ordinary farming operations,
why cannot our farmers afford them
A really good horse Is never of a
bad color, but some colors, such as
perfectly dappled grays, pure blacks
and blue roans, command better
prices than others.
Pookkeeplng is well adapted to gar
dening and fruit growing. The bees
will appreciate your skill as garden
er and show their appreciation by
paying tribute in honey.
Don't stop feeding your cows grain
just because you turn them on pas
ture. Give them a little grain every
day and as the season advances, if
your pasture is not what it should be.
increase the grain ration.
When the hen is off with her brood,
burn all the nesting material, and
paint the nest box with kerosene or
liquid lice killer before returning it to
the hen house. Once a week disinfect
the drinking vessels and feed troughs.
If you would be successful in your
poultry business let one thing stand
out like a star towards which you a-e
always aiming and planning cleanli
ness as you know cleanliness is next
to Godliness and promotes health, and
health is essential to success. Un
clean poultry runs and drinking ves-
colc indicate imnurp n-ial'tv nf mct i
and eggs. So aim for health, and
cleanliness is the best way to health.
Handle cows carefully In summer.
Cows are annoyed by unnecessary
delay and noise.
Labor saving equipment on the
farm earns more than it costs.
With the silo, an acre of roughage
will Iced a greater number of animals.
It Is well to keep grit and lime
within reach of the chickens all the
It Is well to remember that chick
ens cannot thrive if infested with
Don't leave your valuable farm
machinery standing unprotected Id
Peat soil which produces poor corn
generally does so on account of lack
It Is false economy to shut you:
poultry up to keep them from damag
ing your gardens.
Watch most carefully during the
heated term that the chicks have well
ventilated brood coops.
Plant early and late so that the
supply of crisp vegetables can be
maintained for months.
The bedding of a sow at farrowing
time should be sufficient only for
cleanliness and dryness.
The work Is evenly distributed
throughout the entire year on the
best organized dairy farms.
Almost any one can succeed with
sheep in winter time, or in early
spring or in the fall months.
It is much better to use a medium
season, heavy straw variety of oats
when they are grown with peas.
If the man who has no silo would
watch his neighbor feed and watch
the results be would soon have one.
Never allow the cows to be excited
by abuse, hard driving or by dogs, and
do not expose them to codl or storms.
Success does net depend so muct
upon the number of cows a man keeps
as upon the number of good cows he
Strawberries should be cultivated,
the weeds eradicated and the mosi
ture conserved for late summer
The egg is manufactured by tht
hen from the food that is consumed,
hence her feeding should be carefully
Painting an old buggy or wagon ot
farm implement is not a verydifficult
task, but it adds a great deal to the
It is a mistake to pasture young
clover for the cattle are apt to kill
the plants as much by tramping on
them as by feeding.
Keep up the warfare on weeds lo
the cornfields these hot days, when
soil moisture needs to be conserved
to its utmost limit
Pigs at birth have two sharp point
ed teeth, one each side of their jaws.
If not removed they are apt to make
the teats of the mother sore.
Plow and harrow the ground before
sowing fall turnips. Turn under the
weeds and make the seed bed as fine,
clean and smooth as possible.
As the new corn gets dry and hard
it is safe to feed more than when It
was soft and green. It is more easily
digested and gives better results.
The cows should have some protec
tion from severe storms; that Is. there
should be some place where they can
go if they want to during a cold rain
The best way to obtain good cows
is to raise the heifer calves from your
best dairy cows, thus in a short time
you are the possessor of good young
Lettuce may be had for table use
till late in winter by starting the
plants now and protecting them with
a cold frame when cold weathet
Hay troughs should be so fixed that
particles will not fall through and be
come entangled in the fleece. Foreign
matter of any sort in the fleece re
duces its value.
Pie plant is a good commercial vege
table. The demand for it on the city
markets is good. It Is little trouble
and can be shipped well, standing al
most any distance.
Health and vigor are great preven
tives of disease. Feed the ewes lib
erally and let the lambs learn to eat
while young. Stomach worms do not
get possession readily where the
lambs are well fed.
Some summer and fall varieties ol
apples ripen well on the trees; most
of them should be picked when they
are well colored and have reached
full size, but are not yet soft; they
may be mature but not ripe.
When hens are given good cars and
eggs are to be abundantly produced, if
they cannot secure all the proper con
stituents to make perfect eggs they
will consume some of the stored up
energy already in their bodies.
Thousands of acres of good pasture
and hay land go to waste every year
along the roadsides. Why not have
the roads well enough finished so
that it will be possible to mow ( this
and save the hay comfortably.
An opossum eats the head and neck
of a fowl, and kills only one or two at
a time. A mink bleeds his victims in
the neck and sucks the blood, and wit!
slaughter a dozen or more in thf
IJiKUL UUUi lvawc uic vMvaoeca, i
PROPER TREATMENT OF COLTS
DURING THE SUMMER'S HEAT
Many Good Animals Have Been Aged and Made Doll "by
Foolish Habit of Letting Tneth Ran Unbroken Into
Spring When They Are Three or Four Years
Old and Then Patting Them to Work.
(By J. JL BELL. Virginia.)
Try to be patient with your colt
Mr. Farmer. Remember he is green
yes, as green as the grass he eats so
peacefully when you turn him out to
graze and the harness no longer chafes
his soft young body.
All farmers know that a four-year-old
colt will stand more than a three-year-old.
Bone and muscle are better
matured and generally better size,
therefore, he is better able to stand
a day's work. But. when it comes to
that, no green, unbroken colt should
be expected to do a full day's work
in the team of well seasoned farm
or road horses.
So many good colts have been 'aged
and made dull by this foolish habit
of letting them run absolutely un
broken into the spring when they are
three or four-year-olds and then catch-
ing them and putting them at hard,
steady work just as the busy season
comes on, when the crops need work,
when the flies are rampant and when
neither the master's nor the colt's
tempers are at their best
Imagine a farmer starting out to
mow bay with a green or half broken
colt bitched alongside of a mule or
a steady farm horse to a mowing ma
chine, double row cultivator, corn
planter, plow or harrow.
All implements need a steady, well
broken team and at the same time a
good driver, who. In order to do his
best work has little time for else than
quietly handling his team and imple
ment at one and the same time.
This man will not get much satis
faction out of a day's work if he has
to worry with a green, restive colt,
who, chafing at the unexpected misery
of heavy work in hot weather, starts
up a little too soon or not soon enough,
protects at having to walk in a
straight line at a slow gait. etc.
It is not impossible that he will balk.
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Prize Winnlnk Draft Mare and Foal.
CHAMPION STEER SHAMROCK II.
Silage is going to be more used than
In the past, and cattle feeders are com
ing to the conclusion at last that it
should not be ignored, says the Na
tional Stockman. Cheaper grains have
been made by using silage as rough
age, while gains have been made more
rapid, especially where the cattle
were fed only 90 days. The plan
adopted in handling silage is to let the
ear of the corn reach as advanced a
stage of maturity as possible without
firing the fodder. Many stock feeders
in the upper edge of the corn belt,
where dent corn often fails to come to
maturity because of early frosts, are
using this silage method with the best
of success, and for wintering cattle
its use is equal to pasturing them.
Meanwhile the demand for breeding
cattle is showing a steady increase.
GIVE MILK COW
animal Sbonld Have Access to
Roclt Salt at All Times
Should Not be Harried
by Doa or Horse.
A small quantity of barrel salt
should be given the cow once or twice
a ween; and she should have constant
access to rock salt, either in the yard
In going to and from the pastures,
the cows should have the use of a good
wide lane, so that they may not be
hooked and jammed abouL Do not hur
ry them with -a dog or horse. If the
floors of the barn are of cement, a
small quantity of sand should be
sprinkled on the floor before the cows
are turned out or allowed to come in.
This will prevent them from slipping.
Care should be exercised, when they
are running together, that heavy cows
do not ride the young heifers when
the latter are in season. Heifers are
frequently injured for life by this
kick or rear upon what might be con
sidered a very slight provocation, oi
no provocation at all to a broken, middle-aged
In that section of Virginia known aa
The "Valley" famous for its splendid
line of stock, the farmers are very
successful breeders of horses, notably
heavy draft horses and their rule is
to break these big colts at two years
old, never working them over half a
day at time and beginning tbs break-irg-in
process in the late winter and
The first link is to a wagon in a
steady team and with a quiet team
ster, generally a white man who is
used to the daily handling of horses.
The writer visited that section twe
j ears ago this month and while the
guest of a well-known horse breeder,
saw four full-blooded Percherons
working to a manure spreader, a nine-year-old-mare
under the saddle, a.
three-year-old-stallion in the off-lead
and a young mare under the line.
The average weight of these splen
did hordes was about 1,600 pounds
each, but the remarkable part of the
business var that these two young,
vigorous stallions were working quiet
ly with mares. Their teamster had
them under perfect control, but they
had been worked the same as twd-year-olds
and bad become used to
farm labor by degrees.
Of course, advice is cheap and the
farmers get lots of it and in this mat
ter of working colts and green horses
in the summer time they have heard
it all fitting on the harness, scraping
tho collars at night, washing off the
shoulders and sparing the lash.
I have only to say this, and I speak
from experience: If the farmer don't
go easy with the three and four-year-olds
at this season they will be old
and sluggish long before their time.
and Illinois. Indiana. Michigan and
Ohio farmers are buying thousands of
good breeding cows, paying as high
as $50 per head, or more than killers
will offer. Farthermore, west of the
Missouri river, in the former range
country, new farmers have fenced in
the lands and are in the market look
ing for pure-bred bulls in som- in
stances, although most of the demand
now is for cheap bulls. The illustra
tion shows Shamrock II.. grand cham
pion steer, at the recent International
Live Stock show.
Timothy hay. when fed alone. Is a
very poor ration for any animal, but It
is much worse for a growing one. It
will fill, but be who feeds it will not
get best results.
treatment; broken-down rumps being
rather common in some herds.
Increase of Cost and Profits.
It is true that the cost of raising
hens and producing eggs has increas
ed, but the proportion is very small
when compared with the Increased
value of the output The cost of pro
duction has become about 50 per cent
larger, while the growth of receipts
per dozen eggs is between 150 and 2o.
per cent, and the increase in the rate
for chickens and fowls is about 100
Wheat Bran for Horses.
Give :our horses some wheat bran,
ir horses are worked hard all week
and fed heavily, and are Idle on Sun
day, a bran mash on Saturday night
is invaluable and a handful of linseed
meal adds value. It makes the horse
look and feel better.
Perk produced and cured on the
farm will cost less than half as much'
aa if bought piece by piece at the mar
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Nobody admires a knocker, yet he
can always get an audience.
Lewis' Single Binder straight 5c cigar
is made to satu-fy the smoker.
To every man Is given the opportun
ity to do something worth while.
Mr. Wtnslow'a Soothing Syrup for Cblldrea
teething, softens the tram, reduce inflamma
tion, allaya pain, cure id colic, 2Sc s bottle.
The art is to bring the state of
mind bred of large thinking into the
routine of life. N. S. Shaler.
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Ella She has a rosebud mouth.
Stella Does that explain her mak
ing so many flowery speeches?
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the Antiseptic powder to be shakes Into the shoes
furUrrd. aching feet. Ittakesthestlncoatof corns
nd bunions and Bakes walking a delight. Sold
ererywnere. 25c Krfun Bul-titutt. for FRRB
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Mistress Have you a reference?
Bridget Foine; oi held the poker
over her till I got it. Harper's Ba
zar. Cole's Carbolisalve quickly relieves nnd
cures burning, itching and torturing skin
diseases. It instantly stops tlie pain of
burns. Cures without scars. 25c and SAc
by druggists. For free sample write to
J. W. Cole & Co.. Black River Falls. Wis.
Tne Ultimate Limit.
First Dentist My work is so pain
less that my patients often fall asleep
while I am at their teeth.
Second Dentist That's nothing.
Mine all want to have their pictures
taken to catch the expression of de
light on their faces.
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
infants and children, and see that it
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In Use For Over 30 Tears.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
Suddenly the umpire called time.
"Aw, what's the matter!" demand
ed the catcher.
"Somebody In the grand stand ap
plauded me." he said, wiping tbe
blinding tears from his eyes, "and 1
wasn't prepared for that . . .
The extraordinary popularity of fine
white goods this summer makes the
choice of Starch a matter of great im
portance. Defiance Starch, being free
from all injurious chemicals, is tbe
only one which Is safe to use on fine
fabrics. Its great strength as a stiffen
er makes half the usual quantity of
Starch necessary, with the result or
perfect finish, equal to that when the
goods were new.
Dying by Organs.
It baa been discovered that if a
human being dies after an ordinary
illness and not a violent death he
does not die all over and all at once.
He may have a diseased liver, heart
or lung, and this may be tbe cause
3f bis death; but it has been fdund
that If the diseased organ could have
been replaced by a healthy one life
might have been maintained indefi
nitely. This is no imagination or
speculation. It has been confirmed
by the most careful experiments by
ihe ablest medical scientists la the
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50,000 Men Wanted
ii Wtsttni Cauda
200 Million Ruehele
Wheat to be Harvested
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Reports from the Provinces of
Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
(Western Canada) indicate one of
the best crops ever raised on the
continent To harvest this crop will
require at least 50,000 harvesters.
Low Rates Will bs Given
on All Canadian Roads
Excursions are run daily and full
particulars will be given on applica
tion to the following authorized Cana
dian Government Agent. The rates
are made to apply to all who wish to
take advantage of them for the pur
pose of inspecting the grain fields of
Western Canada, and the wonderful
opportunities there offered for those
who wish to invest, and also those
who wish to take up actual farm life.
Apply at once to
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Fruit, alfalfa and vineyard farms. 10,
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Write for fall particulars.
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