■’S-DROPS” taken internally, rids the blood
of the polsionoue matter and acids which
Bare) the direct causes of these diseases.
Applied externally )t affords almost In
stant relief from pain, while a permanent
oure Is being effected by purifying the
blood, dissolving the jxfisonous sub
stance and removing it from the system.
DR. 8. Do BILAND
Of Brew ton# Gft., write**
“l had been a •iiffwer for a number of year*
with La:; . ./f and Klmiimatlnm In my arme
aivi IMS, and trh lull tb* remedkn that I could
gather from medical works, and also consulted
with a number of the host physicians, but found
nothing that gave fill© relief obtained from
>rh ” I shall proscribe It In my practice
for rheumatism and Kindred diseases/'
If you are suffering with Rheumatism,
Noutalpla, Kidney Trouble or any kin
are,d dt.'ioase, write to us fora trial bottle
of "S-DROVS.” and test It yourself.
“B-OROPS” can be used any length of
time without acquiring a "drug habit,”
as It Is entirely free of opium, ooenine,
alcohol, laudanum, and other similar
Largefit*)' Kettle, "5-B OPS" (80® D*J33)
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m your plains with ttiat wonder-worker,
It has been the tremendous tucoena
W of many furmers ull over the fcouth,
W who started life with only a few acres
und n one-horso plow. Mow, after using
tln-se fertilisers formally years, these
fu farmers are rich. Head what they say in
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Of PUBLit fiiCTIOIS
Somo Things Are Essentially of a
Collecting Customs, Maintaining the
Army and the Police, A.'O Among
These, but Not Such Undertakings as
the Telegraph, the Telephone, lh.;
Street Cars or Gas and Electric
Lighting—True Nature of a Public
By ARTHUR WILLIAMS,
President National Klectric Light associa
I Some tilings arc so essentially of a
governmental nature that it would be
fatuous to consider them from tin
standpoint of private ownership.
Among these are the collection of cus
toms. the maintenance and direction of
the army and navy and the police pow
er. In others it is the end rather than
the means that should he sought, and
municipal and private ownership are
often on equal terms without the viola
tion of any economic principle.
The maintenance of public highways
[and sewers is usually a public func-
I tlon, but the country abounds in exam
pies, every whit as satisfactory, of pr'
! vate ownership and operation. With
water the importance to the communi
ty lies not in its ownership, whether
public or private, but rather in its qual
| ity, quantity and price. Many of the
most satisfactory waterworks of this
country and Europe are owned pri
! Beyond these there is a class of pub
lic utilities which experience has shown
should lie exclusively within the domain
of private enterprise. The telegraph, tel
ephone. transportation, gas and electric
light undertakings offer examples. The
ownership of these by the community
is advocated by some on the ground
i that they are necessities of modern
life, by others because they partake of
the nature of monopoly. It does not
appear that either is a sufficient rea
son. These are facilities and conven
iences, not necessities. The latter con
sist of simple dwellings, food, raiment
and means of warmth in winter. If
our necessities are to be municipalized,
j we should begin with the butcher, gro-
I cer. baker and coal dealer, whose per
centage of profits far exceeds that of
any of the corporations In the so called
Monopoly regulated monopoly —ls
not necessarily opposed to the public
Interest. It Is advantageous to all to
have one telephone system, that from
, one point all may he conveniently
reached; to have one street car sys
tem with universal transfers, making
unnecessary any relation between one’s
home and place of work; to have a
single gas or electric light works, pre
venting the waste of small plants and
organizations and securing by the lnr-
I ger development Increased reliability
and Improved quality in the service.
A franchise merely permits a public
service corporation to share with oth
ers the use of the streets for the de
livery to its customers of the commod
ity it supplies—a right that is enjoy
ed by every other industry- The dif
ference Is merely one of method. Were
electricity delivered In storage bat
teries and gas In tanks—conceivable
ways—no franchise would bo required.
Instead of using horses and wagons,
which blockade the streets and make
street cleaning a problem, deliveries
i are made beneath the surface without
| dirt, noise or other objectionable l'ea
It is; through the exercise of thi*
right tlint we hear of the confiscation
of public property. Yet the public lias
not parted with its title to the streets
nor its right to occupy them for any
purpose or in any manner it may de
sire. It has simply permitted a serv
ice company to become a tenant, for
which, in the form of franchise and
other taxes, the company pays a high
rent. Substantially the city is the
landlord, possessing the power of arbi
trarily determining. In the form of
these taxes, what rent it shall receive.
And this rent lessens proportionately
the Individual taxation.—Moody’s Mag
Typical Case of City Dookkecpino.
The authorities of Lakewood. 0.,
have charged the city $55 a year for the
street lights supplied by the municipal
plant. After looking at their tax bills
some of the citizens came to the con
clusion that this sum did not represent
all the cost and called In a firm of ex
pert accountants, who ascertained that
the actual annual cost per are had
been $123.50 for the seven years the
plant bad been In operation, although
the lights had been run on the moon
light schedule. Asa private com
pany offers all night service for less
than half that amount the experiment
h not regarded as a success, except by
the lighting committee.
Hard Luck of English City Strikers.
The experience of the employees of
the municipal street railway of Hall
ux. England, is not such as to eaeour
taa the Idea, promulgated, yej-
ipw journals, that cities are necessarily
1 i easy u-..i . 1 •; .... ees atru*
expecting popular support, which was
pot forthcoming. Their places were
promptly filled, arbitration was re
fused, and the new men were retained
when the strike was over.
, The city council is considering the
necessity for a general overhauling and
, installation of new machinery In the
municipal electric light plant in this
city. Frequent breakdowns recently
| have left the city in darkness.—Elec
Remarkable Wanderings of the Famous
Paganini died at Nice in 1840,
and, although ho made confession,
he did not receive the sacrament
for medical reasons, which the doc
tor stated in writing. The bishop
refused Christian burial to the
body, and the, son appealed to the
Nice tribunal, which upheld the
bishop, but a further appeal was
made to Rome. During this delay
the body, incomnletolv embalmed,
was deposited at the hospital. From
thence the coffin was removed to a
lazaretto at Villefranclie.
After a month the authorities
there determined to get rid of it
and deposited it bv the side of a
stream formed by the refuse com
i> from an oil mill. After some
days the Comte de Cessoles, a
friend of Paganini, decided to re
move the body, which he did by
night, having it carried along the
seashore in a storm to the Cape St.
'Here it was buried and remained
for two years, when the great vio
linist’s son determined to take his
father’s body to Genoa to lie buried
there. The ship, however, was re
fused admittance at this place, as it
had come originally from Mar
seilles, where there was cholera, so
the body was put into a hole in the
rock of a tiny uninhabited island
Fiye years later the body was
taken to Gajona, near Parma, and
buried there on Paganini’s own
property. This was in 1845. In
1853 it was exhumed and re-em
hnlmed. In 1870, thirty-six years
after the musician’s death, iho
papal court authorized burial in a
church at Parma with Christian
rites. Twice again was the body
exhumed, apparently out of curiosi
ty. and finally a pane of glass was
put into the coffin to render visible
the face, which had been preserved.
A never failing method which
may be resorted to for the cleaning
of leather furniture is the follow
ing: Dip a soft woolen cloth in boil
ing milk and wipe the leather with
this, rubbing gently until all the
dirt is removed. Wipe dry with a
soft flannel. When the leather is
clean go over the surface with a
piece of flannel on which is spread j
a tiny bit of prepared wax, about as
large as a pea for the surface of a
chair. The wax must be spread on
the cloth as thin as possible. After j
the waxing go over the leather!
with a clean soft flannel, rubbing |
briskly, but not too hard. Here is j
the rule for preparing the wax::
Put four ounces of beeswax, cut in
small bits, in a bowl, place the bowl j
in a pan of hot water on the buck
of the stove. When the wax is
quite soft take from the fire and
beat into it half a cupful of tur
pentine and one tablespoonful of
paraffin oil. If the wax gets cold
before ready for use, place it in a
pan of hot water for a few minutes.
How Silver Mines Form.
The process by which nature
forms her silver mines is very in
teresting. It must be remembered
that the earth’s crust is full of wa
ter, which percolates everywhere
through the rocks, making solutions
of elements obtained from them.
These solutions take'up small par
ticles of precious metal which they
find here and there. Sometimes the
solutions in question are hot, the
water having got so far down as to
be set boiling by the internal heat
of the globe. Then they rush up
ward. picking up the bits of metal
as they go. Naturally heat assists
the performance of tins operation.
Now and then the streams thus
formed, perpetually flowing hither
and thither below the ground, pass
through cracks or cavities in the
rocks, where they deposit their lodes
Girlhood and Scott's Emulsion are
The girl who takes Scott s E/tntil~
ston has plenty of rich, red blood; she is
plump, active and energetic.
The reason is that at a period when a girl s
digestion is weak, Scott s £L,mxJ.lsi<on
provides her with powerful nourishment in
easily digested form.
It is a food that builds and keeps up a
ALL DRUGGISTS; 50c. AND SI.OO.
Bran water baths are good for
worsted and cotton embroideries.
They should be made by adding a
quart of fresh bran to three quarts
of water. Boil this for half an hour,
strain and then pour into a couple
of bowls, add cold water until it is
lukewarm, put in the embroidery
and rub till clean, rinse in clean
water and then place in the. second
basin of bran water, drying the ar
ticle as quickly as possible. Always
iron on the wrong side.
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