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TTTE OMATTA DAILY BEE. SUKPAT, MAY 24, 1!03.
MALE AND FEMALE TEACnERS
Proportions in. Nebraska and in the
MASTERS VANISH, NG WITH SOD SCHOOLS
Mlatresa la She of the Kltaatloa a.
Well a of the Maay Thoeeaads
of ChJIdrta Katrasted
to Her Tatelaa;e.
Soon Hannibal will be crossing the Alps,
Bclplo will bo waglnic war In Africa, and
the babbling brook will be a-babbllng- along
through the green meadows aa "we leave
the doar old walls for the last time, per
haps." Orators and alleged orators are
getting in preparation a speech that will
be delivered many times under assumed
names. The glorious commencement time
is In the air. From out the capital soon
will go Governor Mickey, State Superin
tendent Fowler, Congressman Burkett and
others a mighty host, to tell the gradu
ates they "are leaving school Ufa to enter
life's school." '
And that recalls the ' fact that In Ne
braska many school Urea have been lived
this year and last year and most every
year, even in the days before Buffalo Bill
became educated In the circus business and
before junior normal schools were thought
of. And that' recalls that in 189 there
were scattered through Nebraska
eventy-four ' public school houses. The
table In the last report of the state supers
tntendent does not show what they were
built of, so It goes that sod or logs was the
principal material. The next year the
education fever rose several degrees and
the number of school districts were In
creased from 877 to 797, und the number
of buildings to SOL To show the history
of the building of public schools in the
state from that time to the present this
table Is attached:
SCHOOL. HOUSES IN NEBRASKA.
Includes 1 iron and 1 baled straw,
t Includes 2 iron. I Includes 1 iron.
Includes S iron.
What the Records Don't Show.
The records do not show what material
was used In the erection of the buildings
in the years 1878, 1881 and In 1869, probably
because there were not enough brick houses
constructed to make a good showing. In
1899 there was In the lot one baled straw
house, but whether It was constructed and
named In honor of Bill Nye and his "Baled
Hay" does not appear. ,
. It is believed by most 'all concerned
that the sod houses are on their last legs
and that In a few short years more they
will have disappeared. If not because of the
pride of a new generation that venerates
not the old, by legislative act, like tho
prairie dog. That the tendency la in this
direction was shown during the last legis
lature when Mrs. Bowser, she of sod house
rather than M. Quad fame, sought to have
the state donate her $2,000 to be used
in the construction of a sod house at the
lioulniana Purchase exposition. It was her
intention to make the tipper story of this
house modern In every respect, that it
would show in a nut shell the growth and
progress of the state since the days of one
Napoleon. But the legislature would have
none of It. It was the general verdict that
Nebraska needed not a sod house at St
Louis- to tell the people what we "used
Statistics oa Teachers.
Last year there were 9,629 school teachers
employed, and of this number 7,767 were
females and 1,862 males, which all goes to
show that if all the female teachers are
"woman suffragists" bright and early some
of these mornings women will be voting
to beat the band. In 1900 there were 7,491
female teachers and 2,062 males wielding the
rod Just how many of these female teach
ers were cousins and sisters-in-law of the
members of the school board Is not known.
This substitution of women for men in
the school room has occurred In all . the
states of the union and Its results have
been seriously considered by. many men of
prominence. The last -report of the state
superintendent says there are few reports
In existence prior to 1870, either state or
national, that will furnish much Informs
tton on this question. The report of the
United States Commission of Education for
1899-1900 shows that in 1870-71 the male
teachers jvero 41 per cent of the entire
corps. In 1879-80 they were 43. But during
. ft ! courting danger to stand under
Cy eaves. Not a few have learned this
o tbeir cost. Every winter injury and
veu death are reported as the result of
bis carelessness. But there is a far
uore popular way 'of courting danger.
.Every man or woman who neglects a
"Vmgh is inviting sickness, and many a
atal sickness has its beginning ir a slight
The timely use of Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery will cure the cough.
Even when the cough is obetinate and
there is hemorrhage with emaciation and
weakness, "Golden Medical , Discovery
always helps and almost always cures.
I waa troubled with a bed cold, which aettted 1
on my lun?:a and left me with a miserable
cough, writes Mr. Joseph D. Biirui. of il
Huestia Street. Ithaca. New
York. M need two bottle of
your T.ol.lea Medical Uiscov
nr. after which my cough .
disappeared entirely. 1 b
not recomnieud your tnedt. .
ciue too highly.
Accept no substitute for
"Golden Medical Discov-.
ery." There is nothing '
"just as good" for dis
eases of the stomach,
blood, and lungs. Sub-'
stitution means a little
more profit to the dealer
but a loss to you.
The Common Sense
Medical Adviser, looS
large pages, in paper
covers, is seot re on
receipt of a I one-cent
tamps to pay aspens of
mailing only. Address
Dr. R. V. Herce, Buf
flo. N. Y.
he next ten years the women began to
come to the front. The report shows that
In thoee years the percentsge of male
teachers dropped to 14t4. and In 109-1900 to
30 per cent. In the North Atlantic division
now only 18 H per cent are males; the South
Central division has 47 per cent males; the
North Central division has 29 per cent
males. To this division Nebraska belongs
and of all the states In this division Ne
braska has th least per cent of male
teachers, having dropped from (2 per cent
In 1870-71 to less than 19 per cent at the
present time. In 1899 and 1900 Nebrsska
men teachers held the percentage up to 22,
but the crash came In 1901, when they
dropped down three pegs.
Moaepely for the Woaaea.
And this little gathering of statistics may
afford a them for some sweet girl gradu
ate, for, lo, many men have bemoaned this
fact of women teaching and thus com
pelling men to go to work. Prof. Hugo
Munsterberg In writing on the subject
said: "The primary school today la abso
lutely monopolised by woman teachers and
In the high school they have an over
whelming majority. The reason for this Is
clear, sine the woman does not have to
support a family, she can work for a
smaller salary. Female competition
must, if no halt la called, bring down sal
aries to a point from which th supporter
of a family must retreat." Th professor
concludes his article by saying: "Thar
was never before a nation that gave th
education of th young into the hands of
th lowest bidder."
The strange part of thta Is that In th
schools of Nebraska, according to th last
report of th state superintendent, there
wer 190,421 male pupil and 184.917 female
pupils. But notwithstanding that a greater
number of pupils are males, a rank out
sider could tell that Nebraska publlo
schools were In the hands of women. They
could tell it by a little Incident that hap
pened in Omaha. On bright, beautiful
warm morning last summer about thirty
male pupils of the High school strolled Into
the school room wearing shirt waists and
defiant airs. The principal raised up In his
mighty wrath and he drove from out th
tempi these young men. but they came
back after frequent meetings and confer
ences arid the shirt waists remained In
school. Whether the female teachers
chuckled In glee at this victory of women's
wearing apparel la not recorded, but It Is
said the male teachers, the last of a pass
Ing race, have banded together to prevent
young men from wearing divided skirts.
Probably they will not succeed, for the
tendency among the fashionable young men
of today is In that direction. And th
fashion plates show It.
PRATTLE OF THE! YOL'N GSTERS.
Little Wlllle-eay, pa!
Pa Well, what la It, my son?
Little Willie What did moths live on be
fore Adam and Eve wore clothes T
Ma What Is it, Bobby T
Bobby Pa hollers so loud at base ball
at he makes my head ache.
Mamma But, darling, you shouldn't be
angry when Bobby gets th larger piece of
pie he'a. the older.
Bessie Tes, that s lust it. lie's Men
eating pie two years longer'n I have already.
Father Wouldn't It be funny If I should
become a little boy again T
Bobble Maybe It wouldn't be so funny
for you, pa. If you wua to be llttler'n m
I think I'd square up a few things.
Mamma Jnhnnv. what made you nlnch
the babyT Didn't I hear you asalng th
Lord last night to make you a good boyT
Jnhnnv (aared a) Tes. mamma: out I
guess Ho was busy and didn't hoar me.....
On day small Tommy had been Tery
naughty and his mother sent htm for a
switch with which he was to be punished.
Soon he returned and said: "I couldn't
find any switch, mamma; but here's a
ston I'll let you throw at me."
. .m4 eath,. fit a. mtinff honeful of
6 was In the habit of going out every even
ing after a glass of beer. The youngster
soon grew inquisitive auuui uiew ma""?
outlna-s. and his father used to tell him In
" 'Papa doln' out tor nia waiKie-waigue.-
Th. fcM haA a habit of looklns? OUt Of
.y,. tAn-m, tn fnllnw his father with his
eyes as far as he could sea. He didn't
have far to loon, ror me man iwaji nwus
a bee line for th corner saloon.
thta vouna? hoDeful knew more
about th saloon than would naturally be
expected, and on evenm wnon company
waa present, one oi m vwiwn
where his father waa To th great amuse
ment of all. he replied:
' 'Papa s gone out lor nis nuwioie.
. C. TT fiourreon has been dead for
eleven years, but th Issue of bis sermons
has continued every week. The total num
ber of sermons published Is over 8,000.
rr Tnnn Ranrroft Devtns. editor of the
New York Observer," and Mrs. Devlns
have Just started on a trip around th
world, to find out what progress Presby-
tenanlsm is maxing. i
Rlahnn Alexander Le Roy. who founded
a chain of Christian villages reaching al
most across the continent of Africa, has
come to the United States for th purpose
of studying the negro problem as It Is pre
To be fifty-two years a minister and fifty
J ears with ona cnurcn la tne recora or itev.
. Belden Spencer, rector emeritus of Christ
Episcopal cnurcn. larryiown, n. i., ana
the semicentennial nu juai uvea ceiv
Rev. R. Calvin Dobaon, a Praabyterian
minister of St. Louis, preached a sermon in
th World's fair a-rounda on Sunday to an
audience of workmen, being the first re
ligious services neia on toe exposition
'I should like a whole congregation of
prime fighters; 1 ooula ao far more wua
them than with stuck-up, conceited people."
said General Booth, alluding to the conver
sion of a professional pugilist aunng pis
recent American tour.
Rev. Dr. Henry M. Field, the last of th
famoua Field brothers, reached his tlst
birthday a few days ago. He Is living at
preaent at Btockbridg. but will spend ths
summer aa uauiu ti nia lmhva iiutuv. jr.
Field waa for many years editor of the
New York Evangelist.
On th subject of his preaching the late
Dean Farrar used to quote with much
amusement the Judgment of one of bla
critics, that he was "a poor mixture of
Bpurseon and Dr. Cummlnga, without the
robustious humor of the one and without
the Scotch accent or tne other.
The number of theological students In
Germany has diminished gradually from
4.S67 In 1K30 to J.149. or leas thaji half, al
though the population has doubled since
1SJ0. Th Insufficiency In the number of
.andlilates for the ministry Is discussed
a matter of exceeding gravity by German
Very Kev. Charles P. Grannan of the
Catholic university at Washington, has
been appotntea a member .or the inter
national biblical conimlMlon. created by
the pope to conduct extensive research In
order that the Catholic church might
pjsaess the best iranalallon or th Ulbie.
Rev. Mr. Llttell of the 6eeond United
Prrabytertan church of Pittsburg haa ra-sift-ried
hla post because the trusteea of the
church have decided to Install an organ
as an aid to worship. Mr. Little Is on of
thota old-fashioned clergymen who regard
ll u u t , i f 1 1 1 In "nriikA l.iwl ttv hiBi.hln.pi. ' '
Leung Kal Chow and Wong Far Jee.
noted Chinese reformers, with Rev. Bow
t'he-, Presbyterian minister, are now in
New York and expect t.i be in Boston In
a week or two for holding large meetings
In the Interest of the Chlueae Empire lie
form association and in the Interest of
Mercantile company. Considerable funds
have been raised toward entertaining the
It iharmapala, the noted Buddhist
teacher who came first to this country to
atteud the world s parliament of religions
in 1SU3, la now seeking ths aid of American
meichanta and capitalists to astabliau
manual training schools in India. "It la
not charity that I ask." the Hindoo aald
In explaining hla mission. "If the people
of India ase raised to a higher level they
will need many things that Ut Industrie
of this country oaa supply."
NECESSITY FOUND THE WAY
Eeitful Summer Vacation Aooompluhed on
Firo Dollars a lionth.
ECONOMICAL DEVICES OF BUSINESS WOMEN
Aa Experleaeo that May Be Followed
by These ia Neeel at a Pro
tract ed Rest with Llttl
Money Take It Oa.
Th summer outing of tho average work
ing woman la rarely a time that ah re
members with pleasure. In nine cases out
of ten the two or three weeks which con
stitute th vacation must b spent In coun
try boarding houses too crowded for com
fort. Saturday afternoon brings out even
more perspiring humanity to add its noisy
quota toward the further undoing of sensi
tive nerves, and when th brief sojourn In
Arcadia Is over the woman In search of
rest wonders why ah had not thought of
spending her vacation In town.
But on young woman has solved th
problem of how to get a quiet and pleas
uraabla summer outing on next to nothing.
To her sister who Is In need of a protracted
rest and who la wondering where th
money for It will com from, her experi
ence will prove extremely Interesting.
As the young woman in question had
brought on complicated y trouble by her
work, a long country rest waa at last ad
vised, hearing which dictum, she at ono
mad out In her mind th following memo
randum of her resource :
Cash pa band: $69.
Drawbacks to summer board: Expense,
Gifts for playing Robinson Crusoe: Cour
age, cooking, washing, gardening.
Available amusements: Walking, boating,
"So bet It," said th young; woman, who
already felt a delicious interest in th no
tion, "I shall play Robinson Crusoa"
Aa Oatlagr la aa Attle.
The next thing was to find a desert
Island, and this. In th shap of three attic
room in a long-closed farm house, was
This came about In th most accidental
way. Somebody suggesting an Interior
county aa an excellent place for the scheme
of Isolation and Independence, the young
woman took the hint and a train, and In a
little over an hour's time was set out at a
little town. Here, for the sum of Sl-60, a
man In top boots agreed to put himself
and his buckboard at her service for a
tour of the country. Ha told of th quiet
of Cross river, a sort of deserted village
from, which ' sleeping hamlet everybody
who had not died had moved away to be
nearer the railroad. The cheap possibilities
of the place striking home, a drive of
four miles brought them to the haven.
In the deep shade of superb old trees sat
a long gray house, billed to rent, which
th exile at one settled upon as her abode.
An old farmer, who cam up th hill to
do the talking. Informed the woman that
the rent was 16 a month. But th goods
of one John Donoghu had littered the
best of the twelve rooms for a year; so
until he could consult a lawyer aa to their
removal for John had flown in the night
with his portable riches eh must be con
tent with the three attlo rooms which
overlooked the valley. For these the rent
would be 21 month, though this exorbi
tant sum included a "garden patch," a
spring of "fin" water and all the "fire
wood" that th tenant wished to pick up.
Presently the old man seemed to place
th eccentrlo newcomer.
"Be ye on o' them artists folks?" he
8h nodded. .
All was plain sailing after this, for the
man now became as anxious to keep the
windfall aa he had been a moment before
to send it away.
How the Attle Was Famished.
He had known an "artist lady" one be
fore, and all the cockles of his heart
warmed to the clan. There was no end to
his favors. Hearing that there was only
a trunk to be moved .from the railroad
station, he "guessed" that the stranger
might use any of the absconding Donog
hue's furniture and not send for her own.
Then there waa a nice tick down at the
shop that, filled with new hay, would make
a fin mattress for her; and if she liked
"them things" brown bean Jugs, an old
chest painted black, and a cracked willow
dish, weeded from John's litter there was,
too, at th shop a pile of "Junks" she might
pick over. He began to wonder, even. If he
had not chsrged too much rent for th
The "Junks" of th shop surpassed th
young woman's wildest hopes. The Don
oghu household goods had been of a sort
to set th teeth on edge, but her, covered
with dust, and scratched and broken, wer
antique bits of purest beauty.
She remembered to have heard that the
region In question waa famous for its an.
clent furniture, and warned ths landlord
that the pieces he was willing to sell for
so little would bring much higher prices
In the city.
He set the point aside. Th city was
"fur" away, and ten years ago many of
the things had been left with htm to sell
at these prices. Under such argument the
listener felt hey scruples fade; and for
"twenty shillings" a wide-topped, thin
legged Chippendale sideboard became hers.
A radiant old blue quilt, hand-woven and
with "Prudence" In th corners the nam
of th long-dead spinner followed for SLM.
and a low chest of drawers with carved
feet for $2.
Certain quaint, high-backed chairs the
old man would not sell from sheer senti
ment. He had begun married life with
them fifty-five years before, and had thrown
them aside for newer fashions. They really
were not worth anything, but. since they
pleased the "city lady," she was welcome
to th loan of them.
In a cedar chest wer linen sheets, soma
entirely whole, though spotted with time,
likewise spun by the. departed Prudence.
Th young woman yearned for th sheets.
These, however, wer beyond price. They
would fall "to holes" In the washing,' the
old man argued. But sine th newcomer
handled the coarse meshes tenderly, a loan
of four was thrust upon her.
With this courtesy he hauled forth a
spindling wooden settee aa a present, to
eaa his conscience for all the money h
had taken from her.
Food for Kathlag.
Indeed, th whole lonely section of coun
try soon proved strangely Indifferent to th
value of money, and th subject, besides.
needed to be delicately touched upon. For
her tl rental the young woman had several
pieces of furniture, sheets, dishes, an occa
slonal drive, and th privileges of th farm
er's kitchen garden. The argument waa al
ways the same. "W ain't usln' 'em," or
"We throw it away, so why should you
Even a scrubby little fox terrier came up
as guardian of the night, and an old bay
onet, ground to stiletto sharpness, wss
added by way of a weapon against the pos
The new establishment one In working
order the old man's wide straw hat ceased
to como up the hill many times a day to
se how hla guest was getting a'ong. But
the new pleasures of her quaint menage
kept her from loneliness, and since she
needed to skirmish somes hat for existence
th night found ber ready for the deep
gomstlmw ah waa tut U U for a break
fast, being of forgetful mrmory and th
supply wagons passing only twlc a week.
But the fact dfd not dismay her, even
though th larder was bar as waa Mother
The Instinct of the chase was awakened,
and with something of the fierce Best that
was primeval man's, field, hill and brook
wer ransacked for their llfe-glTlng treas
On by one, aa the season advanced, the
wild gifts of nature poured Into th gray
house by the roadway strawberries, rasp,
berries, mushrooms, field aalad, wild cher
ries, wild gtapea and nuts of many sorts.
For all the land contiguous to the house
belonged to her landlord, and the tenant
waa privileged to roam wherever she chose.
Expenses Jast as a Month.
With such delicacies at command, th 210
determined on for monthly expenses soon
left a cheering surplus. One dollar a week
was all that was spent for "boughten
stuffs" from the supply wagons. With th
monthly rental, th entire expanses wer
23 a month.
Th rainy days were th. hardest of all
to bear, for the solitary householder had
no eyea for books. But soon she found
that If there were neither clothes nor
dishes to wash she could occupy her fing
ers by shipping rags, which, for 25 cants
th woven yard, a weaver who passed
would resolve Into radiant portieres and
In one way and another she busied her
self, and when the end of vacation com
she was as strong as any country bred girl
and mora than ready for her work.
If she had spent every penny of her 260
she had made 2100 mora. Friends paid her
r7K fn. i '
the old silk for which other friends had I
sent out Her city grocer "gladly gav her
22S for ten gallons ef wild cherry cordial,
many Jars of grape and strawberry Jam
and, three crocks of tomato and cucumber
pickles. The receptacles and sugar and
alcohol for these home-made dainties had
cost little; and as to their main ingredi
ents, what nature had not held out to her.
th young woman's own doll baby "garden
patch," prepared and tended by her own
cherishing hands, had supplied.
As sh took the train one bright morning
for the city the young woman, who had'
so usefully employed th period of con
valescence, felt sh had reason to be
pleased with her four months' outing. She
had learned to sleep Ilk a baby, waa In
condition to work once more and had en
tertained herself prodigiously. With it all
and glorious thought to the needy she
was at least $30 mors In pocket than when
starting on th adventure.
s iiGse Druggists Sell Crani-Tonic
B. M. Brars s Ce., 401-406 I. loth.
Klctaarisos Drug Co., K'l-K Jacksoa.
W. C. Albas. 1004 H. 14th.
Beatoa Drug Co., 1MI Farnen.
Max Becllt. 7J0 8. Kth.
bll Drug Co., lilt Farsank
Joe. Bell. 110 N Win.
8. A. Boranak. 141 S. ICth,
J. C Buhop. nit Bhermaa Are,
C 1. Canan, trul N. 14th.
0. R. Cauthlan. (01 l'lcrta.
mil Cermak i:4 8. 1st a.
J. B. Conto. t4 S. 1Mb.
Tb. CrlMwr Pharmacy. 1424 N. Kth.
P. H. Kblera, 1701 Leavenworth.
B. H. Faraaley, Boston Store.
S. H. Paroawortb. lilt Cuming
P. W. Pog. 114 N. 4tn.
Poster Arnold!. Ill N. Mth.
1. 1. Froytag. 114 N. 14th.
C. J. Piira, 1114 Doojlaa.
H. B. Graham Kit Parnam.
O. A, Oreamouih. 1424 8. loth.
O A. GrvoDough A Co., 1026 8. 10th.
Hahn's Pharmacy, ISM Parnam.
W. A. Hansen Co., 1401 Ames At.
8. U. Hsstwooa a .., UOl 8. nth At.
John Hoist, rot Cuming.
Howell Prut Co . tot N. Itth.
Samuel B. Howell. Ht4 LeaTsaworU.
A. U Haft, mi Laka,
J. M. Johnaon, 701 N 11th.
Kaon A Co., 114 S. mth.
8. A. Laoyon, 1910 Parnate.
C. B. Lathrnp, 1M4 N. 14th.
D. C. MrNotl. 111). N. 1Mb.
P. U Mama, lot 8. XX a.
1. H. Merchant. 8 W. (or. itth 4V HowarC
A4o)h Merrill. 1UI N. SMA.
W. M. Mlllen. Ml S. 11th.
Myers-Dillon Dnis In., !tn Parnam.
O. H. My era. (911 Parnam.
C. H. Olaon, til Cumins
U K. Peyton. M01 Leavenworth.
Bernard Roblnaon. S14 S. Itth.
Jullua Roerter. 1301 Parker.
Baratoca Pharmacy, 4424 N. X4lh.
Auf. Schaefer. 231 fthannaa Ave.
Schaefer-a Cut Prlre Drug SI ore, 124 N. Itth.
J. H. Schmidt, 1401 Cumins.
J. W. Selden. SMI Cuming. '
Sherman MeCennell Dra Co., 101 8. Hla.
J. J. Solomon, 137 Vinton.
Peter Slrauapaush. 1121 V tat os.
torn. Tuch. 1411 S. 19th.
R. W. Walton, ltd! N. Mth.
Huso Waaaenaan. 101 8. 12th.
a H. Wlrth. UN N. 40th.
tOt . Mil. ntl FPU rtRt t.UISTS.
Hasle, Haas Drue Co , u d Mais St.
1. 9. Atklna. lit W. Broadway.
R. B. Aaderena, M W. Broadway. -P.
II. Amelia, iht Broadway.
0. H. Brown, ill Main St
Proneon I)ruf Co . IPs Rreatwa.
Camp Broa, tot Broadway.
Clark . Blllott. Broadway A Mala St.
Geo. 8. Davla. 100 Broadway.
1. C. DeHaven. Ul W. Broadway.
Hassan Weanar, w 8. Mala St.
Jaa. I. Henry, I1T Main St.
U Masenheri, 430 W. Broadway.
P. H. Morgan. 741 W. Broadway.
Morgan A Picker, HI Broadway.
8 B Whaley. 411 W. Broadway.
Jno. W. Scbott A Co., U a Mala l.
OITII OMAHA DBrGGISTs.
P. 8. Clark, 1421 N.
Dillon rni Co . 1444 14. ,
P. J. Orau. 101 U.
U J. Hort. M14 Q.
W. r. Hufiky. 701 N. th.
J. U Kuhai. 110 N. Mth.
C. A. Melrher. Mti N.
Howard Meyers, tsfti N.
Q St. Pharmacy, 17J6 Cj.
O. B. Dcarr. 44 N. 14th.
B. J. Beykors. 8. W. Cor. t4th A b.
HAITI ltATURAIXY ABCHDANT.
Wheal It la Free ef Daadraff It Grows
Hair preparations and dandruff cures, a
a rule, are sticky or Irritating affairs that
do no earthly good. Hair, when not dis
eased, grows naturally, luxuriantly. Dan
druff is the cause of nine-tenths of all
hair trouble. The dandruff Is caused by a
germ. The only way to cure dandruff Is
to kill the germ, and, so far, th only
hair preparation that will positively de
stroy that germ ia Newbro'a Herplclde
absolutely harmless, free from grease,
sediment, dye matter or dangerous drugs.
It allays itching Instantly; makes hair
glossy and soft aa silk. "Destroy th
cause, you remov th effect" dandruff.
Bend 10 cents In stamps for free sample
to Th Herplclde Co., Detroit, Mich.
OUT OF THE ORDINARY.
Electrlo railways kill 100 persons a month.
Under local option New Hampshire and
Vermont expect an Increase of summer
In the Indian Territory 440,000 acres of
coal lands are to be sold at auction and
the preceeds divided among the Indians.
The Income of the British postorace from
money in envelopes havlner no, or Insuffi
cient, address is 130,000 to t&.OOO a day.
The British government will buy all the
railways in bouth Africa, the colonies to
Bay Interest on the 65,00i,000 necessary to
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Harrington of Natlck,
Mass.. have celebrated the seventy-nrst
anniversary of their marriage. He is 9t
and she 87 years of age, r nd they have
lived In the same house fifty years.
The police enrollment of males In Boston
9n v.arfl nlri ttnii nvfr shows fL total of
1S3.&80. an Increase of Just 12,000 over the
assessors' list made one year ago and an
Increase of 7,996 over the voting Uat Of
October 1 last
A new law In New Hampshire requires
boards of education to place a flag staff on
every public school house in the district
under their control and to procure a flag
for display thereon, under penalty of tlO
for neglect .so to do.
The amount of money yearly spent for
advertising In the United States Is about
$tX,000,000 a sum equal to tho value of the
annual corn crop, or nearly twice the value
of the wheat crop; more than six times
th value of the pig iron production in a
year, and nearly three times th annual
The biggest price ever paid for a pearl
from Wisconsin waters, SZ.125, was paid
last week by a jeweler In Prairie du Chlen
for what is described as a button-shaped
salmon-pink pearl of beautiful luster and
weighing ninety-six grains. It was found
near Prairie du Chlen.
A novel and Ingenious raonument by
Bartholcli to the areonauts o the siege of
Paris is to be erected In Uontmarte or Its
vicinity. It will stand about sixty feet
high and be capped by a balloon of bronze
and alass or transparent mica. Its
diameter will be about ten feet and Inside
will be an electrlo lamp with a reflector,
so that by nlfcht the monument will be
Illuminated. The balloon will be guided by
a symbolical figure of the genius of Paris
and under it a mother with her dying chil
dren will represent tne city of Pans.
The Batavla Fruit Farm company of
Arkansas finished planting its peach
orchard of lJO.wuo trees. It Is putting
out 120 acres In cantaloupes, twenty-five
acres In Irish potatoes and 100.000 sweet
potato plants. This will be the largest
orchard In Boone county and It Is the
opinion of the promoters that the products
grown while cultivating the orchard will
more than pay the expenses of cultivation.
The outcome or tnis enterprise is being
watched cloeely and It Is the general
opinion that it will be a success, as this Is
certainly the best fruit country known.
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Why Don't You Have It Covered With Hair?
"IT CAN BE DONE"
Granitonic Hair Food
WILL DO IT"
It is Absolutely Pure and Non-Alcoholic
Sold the World Over: Three Sizes, for One. Two and Five Dnlhrc ih( iinttfa
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Makes Hair Grow
Prevents and Stops Hair Falling ,
Prevents and Cures Dandruff
Prevents and Stops Baldness
Prevents and Cures Itching and Scatp
Is Free from Urease anc edimem
Modern Hair Dress'n;
Absolutely Pure and 0-So-Good
For the Hair and Scalp
ARE YOU IN TROUBLE?
All who bays Neglected their hair or bay any
Serious hair or acalp Trouble and are Alarmed
or Worried berauae They hava Hard or Dona the
Wrong Thins and Do Not Know What To Do. are
Recommended to Tall on l a or Writ our MEDI
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by a Board of Hair and Scalp gpeciallate.
The Cranltonlo Corporation are the Only manu
facturer! of a balr and scalp preparation la the
world that Maintain a Medical Department where
dlaeaaea of the hair and acalp are Studied by
Bpeclallata regularly graduated and liceneed Phy
sician who devote tbelr entire time and Ener
gies to this Important subject.
Fleas Writs oa snd 8end by Mall a few hairs
pulled from ths bead, or a sample from the daily
combing, for microscopical eiamlnatloa, and our
Medical Board will Diagnose your eaa and
OIt or (.end you by mall a full Report, absolutely
free. Office Hours to (. Consultation. Micro
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To enable) the Public to Observe
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Possibilities, and What It Has Done
for Others A LA ROE TRIAL
SIZB BOTTLE -will be sent FREE,
by mall, postpaid, to all that send
Name and Complete Address and
Tea cents in stamps or coin to pay
Granitonic Hair Food Co.
Incorporated Iy 6th, J80t. tinder h Laws of New Yorlc Slate
p,i.-7A,l.n"nfu,dTpo..Brf K5r3f thYH..?1 a'r 'tffil1,1 ' " MiX.
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526 Wesl Broadway
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tion to your customer.
HsU nersr know, that you sst4 10 to to
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and quaJlty of the best there la in furni
tureThe reason you sera so much is be
ceuse you buy tt of ua at wholesale.
Ojfce tupplie and ttatiormrg ntaHed at whoitmah price.
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TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER
Write for m Sample Copy,
Mrs. Fra'nces Mitchee.
Secretary, North Chicago frauen
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Win of Oardal eaa aJwayg be relied npoa to ours when srery thins else fella It is a carta I a ears for female
diseases in their worst forms. I suSarad for years with alosretioa. latenee pais la the womb aad ovaries aad
dreadful headaches nnflUad me for my work, finally I f raw so 111 that 1 bad to keep to my bad. Tbs pains were
so Intense at times ss to cause spasms and a disagreeable discharge drained my Ufa forces. Ia my itremity after
all else bad failed, I tried Wine of Cardui. Aftor nsing it for two weoks I began to improve so rapidly that I felt
nwnnra w.awy up to wiaisan wuion i aid lor ei)fnten weecs, dm at tae ena or mat vims i was entirely
en rw. " um m cwiioi was miot sow auw new ana sweuuiui me leosea se me woes gay neeua was real m il
fcooes woo oars paaaaa uranga
sucb a siege of sieVnsas as I hate
will understand how maab I value
Wine of Cardui. It ia indeed a
boon to sick women.
Fully 1,500,000 afflicted American woman bare been cured of female diseases la the priTacy of their bonus by Wis
of Cardui and everyone of them would pi ye it the tame praise Mrt. Mitchell pires.
verr weak woman needs Wine of Cardui. What better present could be taken to a suffering relative or friend
than a bottle of this great medicine? Tbatii the quickest and most Satisfactory way to brinf? joy to the despondent
uuotcts inrour uouie w reauy mase your tovra onet nappy, can you reaa airs. Mitchell i letter without teelin:
i cures disordered and painful menstruation, pe
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responsibility to the sufferers m your borne? Wine of Cardui cures disordered and painful menstruation, periodic
aches, tailing of the womb ana leuoorrbcBa. It cures extreme cases of these troubles. It ttrenytbens girls approachiag womanhood, helps brief
r A H n n n rnf frr rnsn n n n
children to barren homes, makes pregnancy and childbirth easier, prevents mis
carriages and is the best medicine ever made for nse during ths change of life.
Why permit the good women ia your horns to offer another day? Every
druggist has $1.00 bottles of Wine of Cardui.
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