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BY THE TRIBUNE PTG. CO.
FOR THE H MAN
NEWS EPITOME THAT CAN SOON
MANY EVENTS ARE MENTIONED
Home and Foreign Intelligence Con
densed Into Two and Four
Almost ranking officer of his grade,
Col. George Rublen, assistant quar
termaster general of the army, was
placed on the retired list owing to
age. Colonel Rublen was born in
Germany, graduated from the mili
tary academy 10 which he was ap
pointed from Ohio in 1S8G and made
an excellent record during the Spanish-American
Commerce of the United States with
foreign countries was prosperous with
a balance of trade for the month of
more than $18,000,000 in favor of Am
erican business men. With exports
of $144,241,515, August this year made
a new record for the month, surpass
?j?g August exports in all previous
years and August of a year ago by al
The government saved itself from a
lotal loss by the forest fires in the
northwest last year when a deal was
closed for the sale of 125.000,000 feet
of Ore-killed timber in Idaho. With
the burned outside taken off, this tim
ber is as good for all manufacturing
purposes as any other lumber. Part
of the timber was sold to an Idaho
lumber company, the remainder to a
The Nebraska state society of
Washington will hold its annual
meeting here on October 27. An
nouncement to this effect was made
by P. H. Abbott, assistant commis
sioner of Indian affairs. The guest
of honor will be Dr. II. W. Davidson,
who recently resigned as superintend
ent of schools at Omaha to accept a
similar position in Washington.
Among the guests will be a number
of graduates of the University of Ne
braska, who are now employed asJ
scientists in the various departments
of the government.
Strife among factions in Mexico is
growing more serious.
Vienna had a serious riot, brought
on by the high cost of living.
The Moroccan war cloud over
France and -Germany is disappearing.
Bogroff, the slayer of Premier
Stolypin, was sentenced to be hanged.
Aviator Rodgers left New York for
San Francisco, being the third to en
ter the contest
One issue in the presidential can
vass is removed by the defeat of re
ciprocity in Canada.
While disappointed over the defeat
of reciprocity in Canada. President
Taft kept on smiling.
Congressman Norris of Nebraska,
was surprised to hear of the defeat of
reciprocity in Canada.
Reciprocity in Canada was defeat
ed by a landslide vote. Our .congress
wasted much time for nothing.
A package containing $10,000 in
currency is missing from the postof
fice at Sioux Falls, S. D.
Bankers in session at Omaha un
qualifiedly endorsed the Aldrich plan
and elected officers.
Directors of the International Nickle
company declared a dividend of 4 per
cent for the quarter.
To combat the rise In sugar price,
Houston, Tex., housewives have
started a movement to boycott that
News that a decree of divorce had
been granted Mrs. Wellman. formerly
Emma Juch, the famous prima donna,
from her husband, Francis I. Wellman,
the well known New York lawyer, in
the Paris courts on July 26, was con
tained in a Paris cablegram.
At Washington Representative
Charles D. Carter of Oklahoma was
named defendant In a $10,000 dam
age suit filed by Samuel Gerber, a
salesman, on account of an alleged as
sault by Carter in a downtown store.
John C. Stubbs, vice president and
director of traffic of the Harriman
lines, announced that he will retire
January 1. His successor has not
United States Judge Peter S. Gross
cup figuratively tied a string to his
forthcoming resignation from the
bench by declaring that if any inter
est, organization or individual is now
investigating his record wants further
time for investigation, he will defer
President Taft has granted execut
ive clemency to the first woman appli
cant during his administration. Mar
garet Belvins. of Big Stone Gap, Va.,
who was sentenced to a month's im
prisonment and $100 fine for evading
internal revenue laws on whiskey.
The lowest point in fourteen years
was touched by the stock of the Calu
met & Hecla Mining company, when
it declined nine points.
The Bank of Montreal offered a re
ward of $5,000 for the capture and
conviction of one or more of the rob
bers who stole $25S,000 from its
The first presidency of the Mormon
church at Salt Lake has exposed an
alleged attempt to blackmail the
church authorities by the sale and ex
hibition of a series of photographs of
alleged interior scenes in the Mormon
By official count the state-wide pro
hibition amendment was defeated by
a majority of 6,879 in the election
held In Texas on July 22.
Uneasiness over the government's
intentions in regard to enforcement
of the anti-trust law was largely re
aponsible for a slump in the values
of securities In Wall street.
Rev. R. H. DoUiver, brother ot the
late Iowa senator, died at Hot Springs,
S. D., aged 55.
Taft is willing to be retired rather
than budge on the tariff question.
Canada defeated reciprocity by a
Champ Clark says democracy is in
sight of the promised land.
Federal Judge Grosscup of Chicago
is soon to retire from the bench.
Spain is facing a crisis as grave as
that confronting the nation in 1909.
Congress must soon fix the toil
charges for the Panama canal.
Henry Seymour of Lincoln, Neb.,
was drugged and robbed, at Niagara
C. P. Rodgers. the coast-to-coast avi
ator, suffered a hard fall at Middleton,
Fifty people were killed and two
hundred injured in the Sunday riots at
Six people, living in adjoining hous
es were murdered while they slept at
Robert L. Borden, opposition leader
in Canada, made a final appeal to the
voters against reciprocity.
There was a bad slump in steel
stocks on rumors of a coming suit for
dissolution of the company.
A change of contempt of court is
made against an attorney for the de
fense in the McNamara cases.
J. J. Hill, chairman of the Great
Northern railway, celebrated his seventy-third
birthday on the 16th.
Carl Morris, the white hope, was
outfought in his ten-round battle with
Jim Flynn at New York.
Henry Watterson says the day of
free passes and free tickets in the
newspaper business is passing.
Sensational developments are prom
ised in connection with the assassina
tion of Premier Stolypin of Russia.
Seven Kansas ministers will ask the
president to veto Secretary Wilson's
connection with the brewers con
gress. Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad
shops at Sedalia, employing nearly
700 men, clscod for an indefinite
Lieutenants Atwood and Sheppard,
the English army officers who were
arrested at Emden, Prussia, charged
with espoinage, were released.
Seattle was chosen as the next
meeting place of the American Asso
ciation of General Passenger and
Ticket Agents in 1912.
Unless collections for the state
treasury come in more rapidly the
state treasurer of Nebraska will be ob
liged to stop buying municipal bonds.
The fire at the plant of the Her
cules Oil Refining company at Ver
non, Cal.. which burned for twenty
four hours, was brought under con
trol.. Officials of the Delaware. Lacka
wanna & Western railroad said that
less than 1,000 out of a total number
of 4,300 track employes were on
To become thoroughly familial
with military conditions Secretary of
War Stimson contemplates visiting
practically every army post in the
Fourteen thousand Kansas corpora
tions lost their charters when the
charter board found they bad not
complied with the law requiring an
Ogden L. Mills, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ogden Mills of New York and Miss
Margaret Rutherford, daughter of
Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, sr., were
married In France.
A number of Kansas democrats
who are in favor of Champ Clark for
president will meet the Missourian
and will seek to learn from him
whether he will enter the race for the
At Des Moines, la.. Judge Smith Mc
Pberson in federal court dissolved the
temporary injunction obtained recent
ly by the express companis of Iowa
against the State Railroad commis
sion. The anniversary of Mexico's declar
ation of independence was celebrated
at Mexico City, the feature of the
program being a parade of the milit
ary, reviewed by President De La
General Jose De La Luz Blanco,
commander of rurales in northern
Chihuahua, has been officially ordered
to take his forces to Morales and give
fight to Zapata. General Blanco has
been with Madcro in his campaign In
Yucatan and will return at once to
Casas Grandes and get his army.
Five governors of western states
that have conferred the electoral
franchise upon women Hawley of
Idaho, Spry of Utah, Carey of Wyom
ing, Hay of Washington and Shafroth
of Colorado were, participants in a
largely attended meeting in the inter
ests of woman suffrage at Cooper
union. New York.
President Taft, on his long journey,
made the first stop at Syracuse, N. Y.
Twenty-nine governors attended the
meeting at Spring Lake, N. J.
Premier Stolypin succumbed to in
juries inflicted by an assassin.
President Taft took a plunge in the
pool of politics in his Michigan
Ex-Senator Thomas H. Carter of
Montana died at bis .home in Wash
ington. Champ Clark is unwilling to accept
blame for helping to defeat reciproc
ity. General Reyes says the Mexican
election will be illegal because the
country is not at peace.
Anti-reciprocity forces in Canada
are making merry over the defeat of
the liberal government.
An aviator at Dayton, O., was
burned to death in air when the
gasoline tank of his machine ex
ploded David Smith, an early Omaha pio
neer, died in the east
Governor Aldrich told progressive
headquarters at Washington that La
Follette may carry Nebraska.
Joseph Taggart, of Kansas City,
Kas., was nominated for congress by
Second Kansas district democrats.
Clarence H. Green became the
democratic nominee for mayor in
South Newburg, Ohio, by the flipping
of a coin.
Sir Robert Hart, director general of
customs in China from 1901 to 1908
and inspector general since 183,
died at London.
DEATH OH CROSSING
THIRTEEN KILLED ON NORTH
WESTERN AT NEENAH, WIS.
OTHERS ME FATALLY INJURED
Fast Passenger Train Strikes Hay
Rack Loaded with Young People
Returning from Wcddirfg.
Neehnah, . Wis. Sixteen deaths
probably will be the result of a col
lision of a mile-a-minute passenger
train with a hay rack loaded with
thirty-one young people at Neenah
A big billboard along the railway
tracks obscured the view of the en
gineer as well as the driver of the
wagon. Mist and fog did the rest.
Twelve persons on the hay raclc
were killed instantly, one has since
died, and three of eight others in
jured are believed to be fatally hurt.
Nine of the thirty-one people aboard
the wagon escaped without a scratch.
Both horses were unhurt. Nobody on
the train suffered except from a mo
mentary severe jar.
The collision occurred at 3:40
o'clock in the morning on the Chica
go & Northwestern railway at the
Commercial street crossing here.
Train No. 121, northbound, whirled
through the wagon load of people at
a forty-five-degree angle, the highway
crossing being diagonal.
The victims were returning from
the Peter Hansen farm, where they
had gone to attend the celebration of
a wedding anniversary. All but two,
men from Chicago, were residents at
Bodies, terribly cut and mutilated,
covered the right-of-way as the train,
nine coaches in length, was brought
to a stop 800 feet from the scene or
the wreck. Several of the bodies were
so badly mutilated that identification
was possible only by fragments or
Six of the victims, all dead, were
discovered on the engine pilot where
they lay until removed by the train
crew and passengers. Two others
were hurled through a flagman's
shanty with such force as to over
turn the little structure. One of these
was Miss Finn, who was projected
through one of the side walls of the
house aud was still alive when re
moved. She died a few hours later.
Another of the victims killed was
thrown high over a barn fifty feet
from the railway right-of-way.
Damage by Earthquake.
Guyaquil, Ecuador. Four earth
quakes on Sunday did serious damage
at Riobamba, the capital of Chimbora
zo province, which lies about eighty
five miles from Guayaquil. The shocks
continued throughout the day, but
with diminishing intensity. At the
first shock a great panic prevailed
among the people. Many buildings
were shaken badly and several col
lapsed. The occupants of most of the
houses filed to the streets, where they
since have remained for their safety.
Bryan Disappointed, Not Surprised.
Cincinnati.William J. Bryan, who
arrived in this city Sunday on bis way
to Knoxville, Tenn., and was enter
tained by a number of prominent dem
ocrats at a local hotel, stated that he
was sorely disappointed at the defeat
of reciprocity, although he was not
Report Captured Steamer.
Port Said. It is reported that the
Turks have captured the Italian liner
Regina Margherita at Messina. This
steamer is one of the fleet of the Nav
igazione Generale Italiana of Genoa.
Charles Gates to Wed
Minneapolis. Charles Gates, son of
John W. Gates, who died recently in
Paris, and Miss Florence Hopwood,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank T.
Hopwood of Minneapolis, will be mar
ried Wednesday in Uniontown, Pa.
Avalanche of Bricks.
Louisville, Ky. An avalanche of
bricks from an upper story of a burn
ing six-story building in the wholesale'"
district crashed through three floors
of an adjoining building, killng three
firemen and injuring several other
Cases Are Docketed. ,
Washington. The question of
whether a railroad company may
make extra charge for supplying side
track facilities is involved in two
cases docketed in the U. S. court
A Divorce Granted.
New York. News that a decree ot
divorce had been granted Mrs. Well
man, formerly Emma Juch. the
famous prima donna, from her hus
band has been received. ,
Election Will Be Illegal.
Mexico City. General Bernardo
Reyes is convinced that the presi
dential election will be held as pro
posed on October 1; that the country
will not be at peace and that there
fore the voting will thus be illegal
and without results.
Postoffice Clerk Arrested.
Denver. Charged with misappro
priating funds, Joseph P. Havlick, for
fifteen years superintendent of the
money order division of the Denver
postoffice, was arrested.
Fall From a Window Kills.
Chicago. Charles WT. Allen. a
wealthy Kenosha. Wis., manufacturer,
and brother of Nathan Allen, was
killed when he fell from a fourth
story window at the rear of a down
town hotel. Allen's body was found in
a small court yard.
Make a Haul of Gold Dust.
Seattle, Wash. "Masked men held
op a car on the Iditaroad Flat tram
way, one and one-half miles from
Flat City, Saturday and stole a strong
box containing 135,000 in gold dust.
WHEN CUPID WAS OFF DUTY
Lever Bad Cold That Led to Most
ing With Girl.
Sweet was the lass, low was the
gas; it was the evening she, expected
him to pnt across the big question.
He did not look well. Something
teemed to be troubling him. He tried
to say something, but the words stuck
in his throat, and the girl, noticing
this, turned the gas even lower.
Suddenly he turned to her and
cried, "I'm a dub!"
"No." she said, fondly. "You dont
appreciate yourself as well as some
others do, perhaps. Tee bee!"
"Yes," he persisted stubbornly, Tm
"No," she maintained.
"Yes." he almost shouted, Tm a
She was a sensible girl, and so. real
izing that he ought to know best, she
thanked him kindly for warning her
in time and handed him his hat. It
was only after the door slammed be
hind him forever that she realized the
He had contracted a nasty cold,
and what he bad been trying to say
was. "I'm in love!"
HANDS BURNED LIKE FIRE
"I can truthfully say Cuticura Rem
edies have cured me of four long
years of eczema. About four years
ago I noticed some little pimples
coming on my little finger, and not
giving it any attention, it soon became
worse and spread all over my hands.
If I would have them in water for a
long time, they would burn like fire
and large cracks would come. I could
lay a pin in them. After using all
the salves I could think of, I went to
three different doctors, but all di.i
me no good. The only relief I got was
"So after hearing so much about the
wonderful Cuticura Remedies, I pur
chased one complete set, and after
using them three days my hands were
much better. Today my hands are
entirely well, one set being all I used."
(Signed) Miss Etta Narber, R. F. D. 2,
Spring Lake, Mich., Sept. 26, 1910.
Although Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment are sold everywhere, a sample
of each, with 32-page book, will be
mailed free on application to "Cutl
ura," DepL 2 L, Boston.
Folly of Vain Regrets.
The late John W. Gates, an incur
able optimist, harped continually on
able optimist, harped continually on
the futility of pessimism. One of Mr
Gates's epigrams, still quoted on the
Chicago Stock Exchange, ran:
"He who nurses foolish hopes may
be an ass, but he is not such an ass
as he who nurses vain regrets."
Important to Mothers
Examine carefull every bottle ot
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Infants and children, and see that it
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Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
The more a' woman runs after a
man the easier it is for ber not to
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Smokers like Lewis' Single Binder cigai
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Some men never reach the top be
cause the elevator isn't running.
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Should Be Far Enough Away From
Sources of Pollution to Avoid All
There are few safer sources or wa
ter supply than a good well tightly
covered, properly situated and cared
for. If wells have, in the past, proved
to be the sources of infection It has
been due to carelessness. The earth
Is a good filter and may keep back
Safe and Sanitary.
Impurities for a long time, but ulti
mately they get In because the earth
becomes thoroughly saturated. You
can't be too careful.
A well with ground water approach
ing near the surface is more liable to
contamination through seepage from
nearby drains or closets than one
where a deep ground water compels
greater filtration. A sandy soil
makes the best and safest filter; a
clayey or limestone region Is most
dangerous, because of Assures and
cracks which may allow a free passage
of unflltered contaminated matter.
Under the best of circumstances, nc
possible source of pollution should be
allowed within 25 feet of a well; with
poor conditions as to soil or ground
water the well should be far away
from these sources of danger and pos
Be careful about the covering. Have
It tight. Be just as careful about the
casing. It should be or bricks laid In
cement mortar, pointed inside. This
casing should go down as far as pos
sible and the space around It should
be filled in with a well-tamped clay.
The casing should extend at least 11
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Liable to Pollution.
Inches above the surface of the
ground and it should be protected fot
several feet around with a concrete
Ghleld. The platform should, ol
course, be tight, so that not a drop ol
water may flow back Into the welL
Ventilation tor a well is not necessary
Cost of Raising Wheat.
Including the item of rent, the cost
of raising wheat in the year 1905
was estimated by the department of
agriculture at CC cents a bushel; the
cost of raising corn was 38 cents a
bushel, and the cost of raising oats
was 31 cents a bushel. These figures
are probably a reasonable statement
of fact where the three grains are
successfully grown. The average
wheat fields were 59 acres; corn
Gelds. 30 acres, and average oat
fields. 25 acres. The wheat cost the
farmer to raise It $11.15 per acre;
the corn. 112.17 per acre, and the
oats. $10.91 per acre. On the selling
basis of 95 cents a bushel on farms,
the wheat showed a profit of $5 33
per acre; on the selling basis of 62
cents a bushel on farms, the com
showed a profit of $7.S2 per acre; on
the basis of 40 cents a bushel at the
farm, the oats showed a profit of
$4.17 per acre. These are the figures
of 1909. Today there Is considerable
decrease in price of grain and farmers
are not making any such profits.
Experiment With Dandelions.
After two years of spraying, making
12 applications in all on a strip of
lawn at the New York Agricultural
Experiment station with iron sul
phate, the dandelions sprayed were
In as thriving a condition as when the
spraying first began. Conclusion, iron
sulphate will not eradicate dandelions
Seed Doesn't Germinate.
On most meadows and pasturer
there Is usually plenty of white and
red cloverseed in the soil, but owing
to the lack of suitable plant food thr
seed has not germinated, or if It bat
the growth is very delicate.
Crop to Plow Under.
Crimson clover makes an excellent
crop to be plowed under, though rye
will answer. It Is not equal to the
clover, however, being without the
nitrogen-fixing properties of the clo7r
Problems of Farmers.
There are two problems that the
farmers of this country have to face:
(1) spend more money on drainagf
and (2) use more diligence in eradi
eating the noxious weeds on the farm
Without Summer Silo.
The dairyman who does not have
the summer silo should by all mean;
use soiling crops.
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News NeUs of Interest from Various
The Butler county fair, held
week, made a splendid showing.
The postal savings bank for Lin
coin will be installed early in Octor
The people of Platte County are
talking up the matter of building a
new court house.
Miles Zentmyer, a well known citi
zen of Schuyler, died after seven
weeks' illness caused by blood poison
ing starting from a splinter in his
The clay model of the statue of
Abraham Lincoln, which is to be
placed on the state house grounds, Is
Elias Genho, a farmer of Butler
township in Buffalo county, has filed
a damage suit in district court
against David Hinz, Justinia Hinz,
and Adolph Hinz, neighbors, asking
for $20,000. He alleges the defend
ants alienated the affections of his
wife, Emilie Genho.
A new use for registration books
has been found in Lincoln, a young
woman calling at the city clerk's of
fice to determine the age of a man.
who evidently was at least an inti
mate acquaintance. She was much
agitated when she found that he had
sworn his age was 37. She said he
had told her he was 28 years old.
Ed Ritter, charged with conducting
"blind pig" in the city of Norfolk,
was given a preliminary hearing be
fore County Judge Bates. He was
bound over to the district court in the
sum of $500. He was already under
bond of $1,000 to answer at the No
vember term of court to several
counts found by the grand jury last
The forthcoming encampment of
the Nebraska national guard to be
held near Bellevue will cost from
$25,000 to $27,000. Fourteen hundred
officers and men are expected to be
in camp for ten days. C. II. Dean of
Lincoln, brigade commissary, has sub
mitted an estimate to Adjutant Gen
eral Ernest H. Phelps of the amount
of provisions that will be needed.
The X'unaha Oil and Gas company.
organized to prospect for oil on the
farm of A. B. Davidson, three and
one-half m''es north of Stella, is
liMiling lumber to erect the derrick.
The macniucry has arrived and i;
bo:jg hauled to the farm. The aas
can be heard roarins a half mile
from the place. The company has
decided to go down at least 1,500 feet
The Southwestern Millers' league
of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and
Nebraska, has filed a complaint with
the railway commission of Nebraska
against all of the railroads in the
state. The league desires the rail
roads to repair, cooper, clean and line
with heavy paper all cars used for
the shipment of flour and other grain
products, or if they do not do the
work the league shall be allowed a
reasonable amount for doing it.
A petition will be circulated in Te
cumseh to raise a purse of $1,000 to
be added to the $1,000 now offered by
the state of Nebraska and the county
of Johnson, jointly, for the arrest and
conviction of E. E. Hesse, .the man
who is charged with the murder of
his wife and stepdaughter, Wauneta
Laverine McMaster. in that city, in
July, 1910. and afterwards burying
their bodies in an old well.
The typhoid fever situation at the
feeble minded institute at Beatrice, is
improvinc. No new cases have been
reported for several weeks, and the
sixteen patients who are still under
he care of physicians are convales
cent. Dr. Thomas is mending rapid
ly. Steward Quein states that there
nave neen thirty-two deaths since
the new administration took charge
and that this number includes those
who have died from other causes
Mrs. Gertrude Genson of Nebraska
City, has filed a s uit against the Mod
ern Woodmen of America, for $2,000,
the amount of a policy her husband
carried in that order at the time ho
mysteriously disappeared from home
September 18, 1910, when his cloth
ing and bicycle were found on the
banks of the river, north of the city
and footprints led into the waters of
the river. Since then not a trace of
him h.s been found.
Roy Edward Griffith, wanted at Ver
don, Richardson county, for embezz
ling $221.34 of the fund3 of the Mis
souri Pacific, will be returned to this
state for trial from Clarion, la., where
he is under arrest, under a requisi
tion issued from the executive of
fice. Secretary Bausch of the school
board of Sutton, gives out the infor
mation that the issue of bonds for,
the new school building will be taken
up by the state on very advantageous
terms. The bids receiveQ from pri
vate concerns all called for a sub
stantial discount while the state al
lows one-half per cent, premium.
The matter of an extended water I
service and sewerage plant will have
to come up for a vote in Tecumseh
again, and it will probably be submit
ted at a special election to be held
jae in October.
A judgment of $5,250 has been en
tered against the Burlington railroad
in federal court in the case brought
against that corporation by Richard
Clause, a youth of fifteen years,
through his father, Thomas R. Clouse.
Personal injury was the basis of the
petition. The boy lost an eye while
employed in the Havelock shops, near
Hoy Skiles, nine-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Logan Skiles, living near
Maywood. Phelps county, met a trag
ic death when he waded into a small
pond after the ball he was playing
with. Ho sank in twelve feet of
Secretary of State Wait is in favor
of appointing some man and his wife
to act as superintendent and matron
of the state tubercular hospital at
Kearney and to hire a Kearney phy
sician to make trips to the hospital
and visit patients, instead of appoint
ing a superintendent who is skilled in.
the treatment of consumption.
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Red Cross Christmas Seals.
The National Association for th
Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis
will this year for the first time be na
tional agent for the American Red
Cross in handling the sale of Red
Cross seals. A new national office has
been opened in Washington, and an
initial order has been placed for
50.000.000 seals, although it is expect
ed that double that number will be
sold. The charge to local agents for
the seals will be 12 & per cent, of the
gross proceeds, the national agent fur
nishing the seals and advertising ma
terial, and taking back ail unsold seals
at the end of the season. Postmaster
General Hitchcock has approved oi
the design of the seal. Owing to th
fact that many people last year used
Red Cross seals for postage, the post
office department has given orders
that letters or packages bearing seals
on the face will not be carried
through the mails.
"An Ahkound is the best man of his
kind, isn't he. pop?"
"I believe so. son."
"Then. pop. if I kill more flies than
all the other fellows, I will be an
Ahkound of Swat?"
When a woman calls for her hifv
band to 'come here a minute," h
knows she has a two hours job for
A Mighty Important Subject to Every
one. A Boston lady talks entertainingly
of food and the changes that can be
made in health by some knowledge on
tnat ,Ine- she says:
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An injury to my spine in early wom
anhood left me subject to severe sick
headaches which would last three or
four days at a time, and a violent
course of drugging brought on consti
pation with all the ills that follow.
"My appetite was always light and
uncertain and many kinds of food dis
"I began to eat Grape-Nuts food two
or three years ago, because I liked the
taste of it, and I kept on because I
soon found it was doing me good.
"I eat it regularly at breakfast, fre
quently at luncheon, and again before
going to bed and have no trouble in
sleeping on It. It has relieved my con
stipation, my headaches have practi
cally ceased, and I am in better physi
cal condition at the age of 63 than I
was at 40.
"I give Grape-Nuts credit for restor
ing my health, if not saving my life,
and you can make no claim for it too
strong for me to endorse." Name
given by Postum Co., Battle Creels
Read the little book, "The Road to
Wellville," in pkga. "There's a reason
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