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' ! -, ";> • , <, ; %•>•/• "^ C ^''.-""''T *""""•; ' " ' '• , "-**'.'' * '- " ' "" *. * f< " "*•* ^ 5- -, > ,,.' v <- ? °' "~<-'v- ! .'" .'f-; , UPPHB X)jy§ MOIN» ALGOKA, IOWA RINGS ANB filMG LORE. ring bore bin crefct, i f&n , rampant. r Betrothal flngft were ttsed in Euf op* the ninth century. very ttotaaft freeman was entitled wear ah iron ring. lFhe flngfef ring was the earliest lataeni Worn by man. Peddiug rings Were used In figypt JSOO years before Christ. Lugusttis wore a ring chartn to tttfect hiJn from thuttderBtorms. Iftodd—1 gtiess that doctor of mine wih jive us something to stop the baby's crying |Todd—Why? l-Nodd^l'm going to more next door tc m, - • . / A Historic Spot, ptusband—Are you aware, my dear, thai jh this grassy spot began a war that lasted 0 years. |Wife—Why, John, it was here you pro- ibsed to me F |Husbnnd—Exactly; just 10 years ago. Honey For the Court. R"Prisoner. the jury has declared yot lilty." |?'Oh, that's all right, judge, yon are toe tolligent. a man, I thmk, to be influenced "• what they say." No Wonder. fMrs. Talknlot—AVTiat does make you tails B much in your sleep, Joseph. h—Gosh 1 It's the only chalice* Iget. Too I,ut« to Mend. iTbere is a point beyond wliich medication jjaimot go. Beforo it is too late to mend. ergons of a rheumatic tendency, inherited '' acquired, should use that benignant dense against the further progress of the apertetmcious malady — rheumatism. The Same of this proven rescuer is Hostetter's Stomach Bitters; which, it should also be re- iernbered cures dyspepsia, liver complaint, |ver and ague, debility and uevousness. C 1 of our future will depend upon the and we take to-day for Christ. the Western Patent Office, of DCS Moines, oorts following patents issued to Iowa ttyentors September 1, 1896: Thomas H. "adrew, LeMai'R, guard for bridges; John "Btts, Cedar Rapids, corn planter ; Daniel ST. Furguson, Greeley, device for support- f bicycle or other wheels during con- action or repair j'John F. Ferris and W. I Thomas, North English, gate ; Charles |Cilman. Eldora, manufacture of artiflc- l.stone; Lymau B. Lewis, East Elkport, (11 drill; William H. Loy, Cedar Rapids, ating stove; William A. Sfeibel. Indepen- bee, lubricators; Martin Thoeni, Montillo, milk cooling apparatus; Peter Mick"on, Cedar Valley, door catch. Write for jacts about patents.." S. C. SWKKT. |Tb ere is no greater career possible than |do well whatever God gives us to do. s»Two bottles of Piso's Cure for Consump- Hpn cured me of a bad lung trouble. — Mrs. ols, Princeton, Ind., March ao, 1895. The man who hates his enemy finds no PV in thinking that God loves him. FITS stopped free anil permanently cured. N> 9 uCtvr flrst day's use ot Ur. Kllne'sureat Nerva Btor'er. free $2 trial bouie and treatise. end to UK. KLINE. 931 Arch St.. Philadelphia, Pa. The tortoise sometimes attains the age of 'years. If the Baby IB Cutting TeeMi, r«ure and use that old and well-tried reiredy. MRS, HSLOW'B Sooiuisa BTEUi- for Children Tetthinsr. lippocrates, 450 B. C., was the first den- It on record. Mall's Catarrh Cure i a constitutional cure. Pnce',-75c. "In vain we call our notions fudge, " And bend our conscience to our uealing ; ' f The Ten Commandments will not budge, And stealing will continue stealing." Camphor Ice wltlx Glycerine. be origin*! and only genuine. Cures Chapped Hindi IFaw. Ool<) »£»•,*(!. C. G. Clark Oo.. H; Haren. Ot | Queen Victoria owns a dress manufac- fured of spider's webs. It was a present from the late empress of Brazil. One Maine man has gone into the unique |business of raising doves for weddings, parties, etc. fedness Comes . ,„„ „• better understanding of the transient nature of the many phya »valills, which vanish-oefore proper efforts—gentle efforts—pleasant efforts- lightly directed, There is comfort in |he knowledge, that so inany forms of Sickness are not clue to any actual dis- £&se, but simply t? ft constipated condition of the systemi which .the pleasant M «* *fjH»-+r iwjt^yM^i^ji * tv >»» ?v ^^-Tf f—~.-., -. ... oily laxative, Syrup of Figs, prompt/ removes. That Js '. ''hy it is the only ejnedy with roiiUonsof fawilies, »nd'is werywhere esteewed so highly by aili yhp value good, health, Its benefit ^—^r- , ,-,..,_ Of 1*^- »^»'T" i r»»» fjff *TT-""»f J^^Mff* |ects are 5i|e ^p the fact, that itis the > remedy -which promotes Internal —"—18 wJQiowt dehimatlng the i whif%,jjt aots. Jt is therrfore 1 —*ijte-' ordey to get its ben^ : . .„ ^_jc to note whf« you pur- w ^, that yw.hftve the genpine^ art} ei whleh is 55»w9\»f »Qtur«o by th* C»U good health, jier remedies are then not »e«4t4. II ptea with ftny^ actual dise^ee, one be pommended to #V?»ost sMlfoJ lyeicians, hut tt to »«$ ol ft hmtiim should have the host, »»d with tfte ecl evei'y\vhere, gy-wp of highest IND, ~ s el th? Skhj iif US* 9< JOSSMAN'S Pjl§ Cure, , %Ki«ST»if ft S,ess, Jlftitfan, N.V. c. u»u: FOR ^i'- mm Personal letters reach Mrs. y thousands; some askingf advice, and others, like the following* telling of trhat Lydia & Pinkhani'S Vegetable Compound has done and will ever con- inue to do in eradicating those fearful female complaints so little understood by physicians. All womb and ovarian troubles, irregularities, whites, bearing-down pains, displacements, tendency to cancer and tumor arc cured permanently. "I. feel as if I owed my life to your Vegetable Compound. After the birth of my babe I was very miserable. I had a drawing pain, in the lower part of my bowels, no strength* and a terrible backache. Every day I failed. My husband said if I would try a bottle of your Vegetable Compound, ho would get it for me. The change was wonderful. After I had taken the first half bottle I began to have great faith in it. When I had taken three bottles, I was well and growing stout. It is a pleasure for me to write this to you. I only ask women in any way afflicted with female troubles to try it."—MRS, ANNA Ivor., Pittsford Mills, Rutland Co., Vt. ' MISCELLANY. ' flABM.AM) MATTERS OP fNteflfeSt AtSfticULTUftlSfSi t'p-to-dat* hifct* About Cnltltft- tioft ot the Soil littd yioltli thereof •—fiorileattare, Viticulture and tlort- cnHnra, Teacher—What celebrated event occurred at Plymouth Rock? Tommie— I know. Teacher—Well, let us hear you tell the class what it was. Nobody else seems to know. Tommie— They started a new breed of chickens there.—Cleveland Leader. Gouverneur Morris ot New York, in 1772, proposed to the Continental congress a decimal currency system. He euggested ten units equal one penny; ten pennies, one bill; ten bills, one dollar; ten dollars, one crown. In 1784 Jefferson proposed the system as now in use; Congress in July, 1785, resolved that the coinage should conform to the decimal system. Claude' Joseph Rouget de I'Isle, a French writer, composed the "Mar- eeillaise." He is said to have written the song and composed the music one evening in a burst of patriotic frenzy. He called it the "Song of the Armr ; of the'Rhine." •It'wals sung by the volunteers from Marseilles and the south of France as they entered Paris, Aug. 10, 1792, and received its present name from them. FAST MAIL TRAIN TO OMAHA, OW that the water- gates from oh high have been opened, after the manner of "Auld Lang Syne,*' the wiseacres who have been predict'- •ing this country would no longer get the usual average of rainfalls of form e r yeaf a, on jjcount of the great change wrought in physical features of the country, by the destruction of forests and the reclaimed marshes interspersed through their once almost impenetrable fastness, will have to "knock under," (self included), for nothlngie apparently more easy thau to see rain pouring straight down out of clouds not much larger than a bed blanket; that last year were as devoid of the coalescent vapors as the cuticle covering the phiz of some teetotaler would be of bourbon putrescent iniquities. "Whence the wind cometh or whither it goeth man knoweth not," may be quite as applicable with our rainfall from standpoint of observation by the ken of humble mortals dwelling on this mundane sphere. And yet here comes an argument favorable to increase of rainfall in lower California, on account of a largely increased area of Umber and orchard culture; BO that 'tis a poor rule that, don't work both ways, notwithstanding phenomenal conditions existing as at present time. The promising oat and corn crop of a few weeks ago has been materially injured by a profusion of showers, rotting oats in the shock, and damaging corn, by the continued soaking of soil about the roots and stalks. Twelve years ago Grant county, Indiana, was the banner county in the state or United States for the number of tile mills turning out tiles for underdraining the low level lands within its border, not unlike many others in that respect, covering an area of many hundreds of square miles in several states; but the rapid conversion from swamp to grain fields, followed by a series of unusual dry summers in succession, most all ithe factories had been closed indefinitely and many abandoned altogether, yet recent rains have created considerable stir among the farmers and tilemen, again reviving their manufacture, and a number have started in turning out a moderate supply. That it pays the farmer, as well as any other man with a business, to be on the alert at all times and ever ready to push his business to best advantage, even to a change of method,-is never more apparent ,than during unfavorable seasons for work. One man near here who puts up considerable quantities of hay each year has been following the plan of cutting all his meadows and piling the hay in small heaps over the entire field, before stacking or .mowing into sheds. This year he got about all cut and in cock, but the One ot tUe Best Trains to be Found tiie World. ,/TJ. "l-l "1 , . 1 *-T . I 11. UUUUL 4*11 (JUl, «W« *»* \,w^»fc, WV.W V..W "If you will go down to the Union tn have con ti nu ed so mnt. Mminsf-. n,iv AVwmntr nnTv irrtn I MI^CDOHIAI. o»*v.»v- ^ long that it is now all worthless for market, feeding, or where it is in the nelds. Had he increased his force a little and loaded the hay on wagons 'fast as dry enough, like most of his depot almost any evening novv you will see the finest mail train in the United States or elsewhere for that matter," said Chief Clerk P. M. Coates of the Railway Mail Service in charge of the Chicago and Omaha fast mail. The cars have nearly all been remodeled, renovated, and painted anew. The third set of cars is now, in the Burlington company's shops undergoing treatment. All the old oil J.amps have been removed and instead the entire train of five cars is lighted with Pintsch gas. There • are seven -lamps of four burners to each car. The cars have been refitted with new trucks or the old ones taken apart and refitted piece by piece. All the most modern appliances in the matter of couplings and air brakes help to 'give the flyer the best possible equipment of and train extant. . The new fast mail engine No, 590, built especially for service on trains Nos. 7 and 8, 'by which Uncle Sam's trains on the "Q" between Chicago and Omaha are known, has been trained into fine service, and others of the 'same pattern will soon be on the rails, 'The .government train now makes Omaha in eleven and one-half hours, running 500 miles between 3 a. m, and . Chief Clerk Coates says that he can- pot remember of a single instance iwhen Uncle Sam's flyer has been one minute late at the Union Pacific transfer this year, Where The Trouble Mrs. Brown— I have been so annoyed . at my husband. He has been at the club every night |or A week. Strs, Jones— Why. so hag my husband, and hegaye he hasn't s*e» your husband for » week. _ He Mas "TTouug JJr'. Cassock is a very popular preacher," '^Already ! He's so young." '•Yes, but you see he always wears his the pulpit." AH H?p»rt on tn» Wile*], ' 'Becoming pretty expert on the wheel, _, y-j yatftipYW two wotaen, ft baby find a dog tajjtweefe wjlthcut falling off." Nodd— I've got to rftige f 100 this >veek. Todd— Is it » eajsepf pecessity'J No44— I should say say so. My wife will come back if I don't. "I admit that )ie la a foj'oiWe speaker, bVlt dou'tyou tbtul? that he sacrifices dignity by iudulgtag.lH such wnull personalities? "| doujt know; what ha.s tie saying uttou e Rcpord. re «ad &orne ftwlul hot weather we though? Why, we'ya , fc fttter mght \vhen tf was to fcftt to Ptey is neighbors, he could have had all or the greater part In the sh^ds and stacks in time, used as it was. Another thing noticeable, this year with wheat and oats crop harvested by several different parties is rented ground for share of the crop. That the soil was put in very fine condition, but for want of having thoroughly cleaned the seed or set the drill for planting a sufficient quantity, crop wasn't so good. As an instance, one drilled in his oats about two bushels per acre and had a clean crop of oats that threshed out all right from the shock excepting for a little dampness of grain in cap sheaves, The other roan used same drill following day in portion of same field of forty acres, wJtli same kind of soil and advantages, but did not put so much seed in to the acre, consequently stand was not so good as the flther, and the few little rag weeds occupying spaces, this prolific year for the weed crop everywhere, given a chance, was gathered in the sheaves by the binder, and, tho' shocked well, much of the oats was badly damaged by the weeds rot' ting in the sheaves and making something pear ten bushels less per acre, iWHb several pieces or wheat a like pondltion existed for want of properly seed and planting uufflcjent be very warm, and the hlvfe vfefy full a! bees, it would mi bs safe ttf ftote & hive having new combs full o! honey» In hot weather, or in any Weather, fiut we We not so much concerned with moving bees in box hives as those having movable frames, in shipping bees several things need to he attended to: 1. They must be carefully shut «p, so that not a bee can escape. A very few loose faees cah quiakiy demoralize ft whole crew ot railroad' hands and a few draymen thfown in. 2, The frames must be securetf so that they will not be jostled out of their places. This can best be doiie by driving a three-penny fine nail through each end of the top bar of every ffamCj find Into the hive, fittt some one may ask: "What Will you do with the bees While that is being done?" That is easily managed When you only know how. Have tnade 6 lot of wooden strips the length of the top bars of the frames, and large enough to flt down between them. With these strips pressed down between the frames the bees are effectually prevented from coming out at the top of the hive. 1 use a very simple and convenient device for closing the entrance of the hive. I take a piece of inch board as long as may be necessary (for the Langstroth hive it,,would have to be just as long as the width of 'the hive inside of the portico), and 1% inches wide. Near each end of this I saw in, about an inch and cut out the wood between the saw cuts, and then take a strip of the same length one inch wide, and one-half inch thick, cut out a piece the same length as the notch in the other, and half way through it. This I nail to the notched edge of the larger piece. When nailed together I have a block having an opening under one side, when laid down on its face, half an inch high and six or eigth inches long. Over the opening in the top, which is one inch wide and six or eight inches long, tack wire cloth. When this Is placed against the entrance to the hive, the hive is effectually closed, and yet there is abundant ventilation. The device is easily and cheaply made and there is no other way so convenient for shutting bees in the hive for any purpose. There should be a hole through each end of this block through •which a nail -may be passed, and driven slightly into the alighting board to keep it in place* When you have put the strips between the top bars of the frame and have tacked the shutting In block to the front of the hive, you can proceed to fasten the ends of the frames at your leisure. The heads of the nails should be left out, so that they may be easily pulled out with a claw-tool. When the ends' of the frames have been tacked fast, the strips may be removed, or so many of them as may be necessary to give free ventilation. Now have a honey board with as many as three inch holes in it, covered with wire cloth, and nail it over the frames, remove the block that shuts the bees in, and let them fly until even- Ing. Then when all are in, nail your block on the entrance of the hive and it is ready to ship. 8. The third thing necessary is plenty of ventilation, and as that has been provided for, in describing the manner of shutting the bees in, nothing more need be said about it. 4. Care should be taken that the combs shall not be heavy with honey. If they contain much honey, it should be extracted, even if it has to be fed back. 5. If many hives are to be shipped together and the weather is warm, they should, by all means, be placed in a stock car that the aninaal heat may not injure them. In 1878, I shipped over forty hives from Newcastle to Logansport, a distance of eighty miles, in a stock car and all went through in perfect order. In 1880 I shipped forty- seven hives from Logansport to Huntington, on a warm April day, In a box car, left only partly open, and they were badly damaged, as, In about a dozen hives the combs were more or less broken and in some the bees were nearly all dead. In some hives in which the combs were not broken, and there were but a few dead bees, the brood was all killed, and after some days dragged out. They were damaged more than they otherwise would have been because there had been an unusual flow of honey for April, and the honey had not been extracted. I have snipped bees at all seasons of the year, from March until late in the summer, and never had any misfortune befall them, except in the one case above narrated, , OMEWS, SOME The bfid* who dreAms 5f fairJes the flight before her marriage -Will he thrice blessed. If the groofn carries a miniature horseshoe in his pocket he Will always have good hick. Ship ffiarHages are considered anything hut lucky, get married on land or don't get married at all. No bride or grootd should be given a telegram While oh the way to church. It is positively a sign of evil, No bride, if She would have good luck, should 'bake her oWn •Weddtne cake, To do 66 invites lit fortune. Don't Wear an opal ift getting Inar* tied, gome people declare that Opals are lucky. History proves the .contrary, if the wedding ring is dropped during the ceremony the bfide may as well wish herself unborn, for she will always have evil luck. Kiss a bride right after the ceremony and before the newly made husband has had a chance to do so and you will have excellent luck throughout the year. Maidens eager to wed should give dish water heated to a boiling point a wide berth. It means that they will not marry for a long time if they attempt to cleanse dishes in water so hot. Night weddings are better than none, yet they are by no means the best. The bride whom the sunshine cannot fall upon is sure to experience troublous times. If she have children they will die young. Should the bride perchance see a coffin while being driven to the railroad station prior to departing upon her wedding tour she should order the driver to turn back and start over again, or else she will surely meet with bad luck. SOUTHWEST BREEZES. It is surprising how worthless a man can become. Some people make us so tired that we can't sleep at night. You can't fool the people half as easily as you think you can. You can always depend upon the neighbors seeing everything. There are so many lazy men that fh6 Billy good tfiteg'wtlnW & bicycle is that it doSHfi't eat thiag, Titnfes ate So feard that people fihd lost inoftey these days, they; keep it. tt is wore impolite for big Mda te, talk behind an enemy's hack, thafi it if for Small men, When ft Wah gets drunk, he fiappenS , around at exactly the places where he should not be. Every unmarried woman thinks that if She had a husband, she would be ffl lghty. good id| him. Let any" man lose a good office, and become poor, and he had many ot tho symptoms of an anarchist, Don't loan anything; you know yoiir* self how careless you are in paying back anything you borrow. At a distance, it is impossible to tell a little girl's tan stocking-covered limbs from a boy's dirty legs. We have noticed that few men make dying requests, but did you evnr notice that most women make them? * When the wolf is at your door, yott be surprised how easily you can chase him away, if you make an effort. —The Southwest. JOSH BILLINGS' PHILOSOPHY. Comik writers are allwuss expected to be phunny when they talk, and, In the effort to be so, are often very silly. Book-larning iz good, but too mutch ov it konkokts krvulltys, which have been known to sour on the Intelektual etummuk. What little I kno I hav larnt bi-mik-. ing with the medium and lower klasa- es; dimonds and fine gold are ofteaest found cluss to the bed-rock. Ml natnr prompts me to make fust advances. I hav often been snubbed krewelly for this, but I kan't help It, lean I? I shall fite it out on this line. Yu kan't allwuss judge bi appearances. I hav often known a whole shirt to be compozed entirely ov a paper collar and a pair ov cotton wristbands. I hav allwuss uotissed that thoze circles which are . the most. exkluslve hav but'little .Individual'stren'gth; mutual admlrashun iz the pap that sustains them. WHEEL WISDOM. Quack bicycles should be avoided aa well as quack medicines. It takes about two whole seasons to thoroughly learn to ride. Tires will deflate more rapidly at a standstill than when In use. The wearing of much jewelry while riding is excessively bad form. He that scoffs at the crooked should always sit up straight himself. A wheel that can be bought for almost nothing is generally worth, it, LITTLE T In Paris people rise early la «Ul morning, in London late. It is a great art to do the right thing at the right season.—Aesop. The number of draught dogs in BeK glum is probably not less than 50,000. Li Hung Chang, while in Parla, lunched with M. Hanotaux on the Eiffe^ tower. Since 1851, it is estimated, 48,219 men have been killed in mining accidents '1"-Great,'Britain. Itato Excursion South. On the first and third Tuesdays of each month till October about hali rates for the round trip will be made to -points in the South by the Louisville & Nashville railroad. Ask your ticket agent about it, and if he cannot sell you excursion tickets write to C. IV Atmore, General Passenger Agent, Loxiisville, Ky., or Geo. B. Horner, D. P. A., St. Louis, Mo. Spotted or figured veils are bad for tho sight and should never be worn. Very low rates will be made by the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railway for excursions of September 15th and 80th, to the south for homeseekersand harvesters. For particulars apply to the nearest local , agent or address James Barker, G. "P. A., M., K. & T. Ry., St. Louis. puantity to insure a good "stand" ugainsfall odds, I, M, Upland, Ind. Moving Reef Py Jlnllroad. Rev. M. Mahln; It is often to move bees by railroad, aad it is ,weU tQ.fc&QW the best w»y to do It. ffavlng'faad a sproewhat extensive aa4 va.rted >.e*padence<in>/t)iev matter, r can, perhaps, give information that way pave noro« oae frora eerJous loss, i have pftee b»4 pccasion t9 !S9Ye &ees lo box hives, »n<j I have sever met with the slightest }ogs ift doing so. I have tallowed the plan recommended in Klp^p "Bee peepers' Tex>B,QQk.» r»rei»g t&e hive bottom upwards, j tiave tackea coffee sacking or carpet ever the mouth pf it, boMiBf tfee gaefe, ing ift place by pieces Q{ lath, The bfte can, tb,?n be placed in m car, fepttew apwie, a»4 PJirP perfect safety, J bare sot tried plBg tax, hives, in freight trains, the wjlre cloth mu^| fee or Spine Track G»rdeu fronts, To give. some idea of the profitableness of raising vegetables and fruit, we wltt mention that only recently the large truck-farms in, the vicinity of one of our- large cities, were inspected by a committee to examine into this industry, and they reported that one farm of 40 acres yielded annually $16,- OQQ worth of fruits and vegetables ; another of six acres yielded $8,OQQ; another of 90 acres returned ,?2v,QQQ, and another of ?9 acres* returned is,* eeipte, hut even after making re d uc , ' for' fertilisers and other neoe»< aary expenditure, the net returns, although not stated, were np doubt hapdeome. Ap&rt, howpyer, IFQIB the profits from exclusive truckTfajming, the gardeo acre pn the farm cen made a» jjnppvt^nt iteo) In the domes,, t|c efjQuowy »t the bwe, tt we take }ntO wusiaerattPR a)] the e^pnje attaching to the purch^s gf pmtoce Refiessflry tQ the health* fort and well-being of the " Fiv» When uiiMvenuH udvortlBeuioMis kindly mention tllll) DUDUr- Poor Pilgarlic; there is no need for you to contemplate a wig when you can enjoy the pleasure of sitting again under your own "thatch." You can begin to get your hair back as soon as you begin to use Ayer's Hair Vigor.

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