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Matrimonial Mirror . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
Matrimonial Mirror . By R . M . Cray croft . Marriage is often a failure because there are too many home truths in it , and not enough jolly . No human being ever has the slightest conception how many faults he or she possesses until after they are married and are privileged to have their shortcomr lugs pointed out to thorn by a husband or a wife . In the outside world it is the polite custom of society , at least in our presence , to gloss over our weaknesses and magnify our virtues . In the family circle the opposite rule prevails . Our good qualities are accepted without comment , and it is our mistakes and frailties that come in for notice . This Is the greatest disappointment of matrimony and the thing that does more than all else to take the salt and savor out of married life . What we . really marry for is to get somebody to admire us—to bind somebody to us who will always be giving us the glad hand , to secure a perpetual incense burner who cannot get away from us and will n...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
Doing a Week s Washing In 6 Minutes-Read the Proof THIS woman Is using a 1900 Gravity Washer , money it will save you-you can take plenty of I All she has to do is keen the washer going , time to pay for it . ¦ A llttlo , push starts it one way— a little pull 1 ay m much a weofc-ror so much a month—M | brings it back—the- washer does the rest . suits you best . ¦ Th e cJothesstny still—the water rushes through £ oy for the washer as it eaves for vou . I and around them—and the dirt is taken out . I make you this offer because I want you to find I Inslx minutes your tubful of clothes Is elenn . ontfdryourself whutiilSOOGravityWusherwilldo , I This machine will wash anything—from lace lamwilUngto trustyou , because you can prob- I curtains to carpets , and get them absolutely , ably get trusted at home . And . if your credit Is spotlessly , specklessly clean , good In your own town , It Is just as good with me . 1 hero Isnt anything about a 1900 Gravity It takes a big factory—the larg...
womffth ^ J ^ fcs , * , „ >/ = i 3 G * * all fa «* m [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
womffth ^ J ^ fcs , * , „ &gt;/ = i 3 G * * all fa «* m » Mr * . Margaret J . Blair . - Mr * . Margaret J . Blair . CURTAINS . A clever woman who has studied the art of house decoration , says : The beauty of a room depends chiefly upon its openings ; to-conceal these is to hide the key to the whole decorative scheme . Tliis applies with equal force to windows and doors , and the tendency of modern decoration is a reaction from concealing these openings with voluminous , stuffy draperies toward beautifying them with appropriate treatment . Window Curtains . It is interesting to note that what is today an insanitary nuisance , the door drapery , was when first used an absolute necessity . Their use originated with the use ofsliding doors in houses and was designed to protect the room and its occupants from draughts . In most houses of today this is still a perfectly legitimate purpose for them to serve , since house-building is not brought to that state of perfection which ab...
^ ffealHi ^ kcMe V 3 y ^ 1 ' ZXM [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
^ ffealHi ^ kcMe V 3 y ^ 1 ZXM HEALTH SUGGESTIONS . When very tired or recovering from illness , do not use the eyes much . Oil of cloves or thyme are good remedies for toothache , neuralgia or painful swellings . Those who exercise in the open air are not often troubled with insomnia . A glass of half milk and half cream taken after retiring , often proves a remedy for sleeplessness . A baked apple sweetened with brown sugar , stewed prunes or figs eaten on an empty stomach are good laxatives for children . The mind has such influence over the ibody that there is trutli in the statement High thinking makes high living . An excellent home remed y for a persistent nervous cough at night , is to wring a piece of flannel out of very hot water , sprinkle a few drops of turpentine on it , and put it around the throat , covering it with a dry cloth to retain heat and moisture . Water brash is a symptom of a sour stomach . Twenty drops of aromatic spirits of ammonia in warm water , sipped ...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
Keeps the Face Fair Glenns Sulphur Soap makes the skin healthful and clears the face of pimples , blackheads , blotches . Sold by druggists . Always ask Glenn s Sulphur Soap Hill s Hair andWhlskcr Dye , Black or Brown , 50 c . T r nEE YOU ifmKfl MUSIC 11 / vU LESSONS Mmlm ^ complete violin outfit , Includes case , jnw | Hfflsi i &gt; ow , chin rest , renin , tuning pipe , Infill WM \ 8 tlllctl ° 11 book : only $ 5 . 40 . vL Bri so lESS 0 NS FREE * &gt;* / W . J . DYER SBRO ., I 372 Dyer Bldg ., ST . PAUL , MINN .
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
Rheumatism CURED BY NEW EXTERNAL REMEDY Which Any Sufferer Is Welcome To Try Without Cost . . If you have rheumatism we want you to try a pair of our Magic Foot Drafts at our expense . We are having phenomenal success with them on all sorts of cases , after doctors had given them up . TRADEMARK / / It We re so sure we can cure you that we take all the responsibility . No matter whether you ve had rheumatism all your life , or whether this is your- first attack , send us your name today . Well send you a SI . 00 Pair of Drafts by return mail , prepaid , to try in your own home , and wc trust you to send us one dollar for them after you are satisfied with the benefit received—not a cent until then . We accept your word without question . Don t delay until this offer is withdrawn , but send your address to-day to Magic Foot Draft Co ., 53 GM Oliver Bldg ., Jackson , Mich , Our new Illustrated Book on Rheumatism comes free with the trial Drafts . Write today . Ill »\ I THE CiREATEST iiu...
Mlemens Qur ' ofome & Iiib . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
Mlemens Qur ofome &amp; Iiib . rX - m QfllnJ ^ Zl * To Clean Lamp Burners . —Boll the lamp burners often in a strong solution of soda and water , keep the wicks trimmed and the chimneys clean and the home will seem mu ch -mor e a ttra c t i ve even i n gs , with the clearer , brighter lights thus secured . There would be no danger of lamp explosions if the burners were kept properly cleaned , the little opening at the side always tree , which may be done by running a needle through It , the wieks used the proper size to completely fill the space for them and the burners tightly screwed on . —Margaret H , White Stains on Paint . —Will say to New Subscriber who asked how to remove white stains from paint , that am mon . in and wood alcohol are both successfully used , but I cannot guarantee that either will remove white stains , or rather , restore the color , always . Rub first quickly and thoroughly with a cloth saturated with the fluid , then immediately rub off as quickly ...
A GIFT TO WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
A GIFT TO WOMEN ¦ I will send absolutely free to any woman who Is ilr-with any form of weakness my marvelous NCo , to demonstrate its power over disease . It , / will not cost you a cent . No C . O . D ., no catch , no lies , but a bonafide offer made by an eminent specialist who proves to you nis claims . it his own expense . All you have to do is write for it , sending your full name and address and it will come to you in a plain package by mail absolutely free . Send now . Address Dr . V . IN . Powell , 1686 Masonic Temple Bldg ., Peoria , 111 . , u
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
4 V LY TOi . &lt; m caBr or tnii mm ¦ 7 * 9 p strum ^ Pw SLf New SHIRTWAIST _ . a-milLi jJ- Out generously full , read . jffi &amp; HWWiuTT &amp; V Ot WOVEN MADRAS , with BiiWllflM rJViWt ^ . elKbt tuo 1 o ° t 8 Jrl ^\ i £ I * 11 / l / 3 V &gt; t ^ front opening out s % y ^ mmi * kUJil IiukNSSv u over the bust , t , Ar ) nmJvilJiii rlljl ± IM b &lt; x pleated , butW s ¥ » AA ///// fM liMl tonap , gauntlet W ^ MVrlMiiliA ^^ k . ™ ater , al « KJ * 1 I / A ///// war l *&amp; IS ^» grey ground Ul Mill-Ilia ^ tVV ^ andia woven ! &amp; SmsM &amp; k . one dollar , Sizes 32 toil . s ^ fPPS ^ IHIB ACPCB Send uf ii a- «^ ^ uun urrtn wcaiso _„ . _„ , ( to for postage , give bust measure and color desired , and we will send jou one of Cflee-a attractive waists byroafl . Tryfton , examfneni carefully , and It you and your friends are not hlfrhly pleased with It , and do not think it worth double the amount paid , return It and we wi...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
OX BLOOD TABLETS FIRST 91-00 BOX FOR 2 Sc . Send us 25 c in stnmus and we will semi you , prepaid , full sized 81 . 00 Rr . jSTStu ^ Jk box of OX BLOOD TABLETS for Tgfe &amp; aSaP tiiin people . Cure Rheumatism . VHRtiUF Indigestion , Nervousness . A ( . Vcat lJp £ lBE Flesh 1 roilurer , Thin people win 10 B &gt; 3 MM pounds a month , lleus-int to take . V § WmW If you are a sufferer or wish to gain flesh , try them . First box only at 25 c rate . 61 box at druggists . Address , W . A . IIKNDEKSON DKIT . CO ., 21 et St „ Clarlnda , Iowa . MAKE YOUR OWN ROPE . / bur Economy Rope Machine , price $ 2 . 50 , is an ab- \/ Solute necessity . A 50 cent ball ol twine enables you / to make S 3 . 00 worth ot rope , halters , etc ., in a few moments . Simple strong . For particulars write at once . Economy Mfg . Co ., 12 2 d St . No ., Minneapolis , Minn . Beautiful Postcards FREE ! JimaiTO ^ . ^^ iffll these sets . Sunbonnct Girls ( 12 post cards in set . all different . ) r ,...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
1 a HAIR SWITCHES FIIIBT qtAMTY lllIAN HAIR , aeaebstlsr , ( erdlaaryeoler *) at the fellewioff prices by mall postpaid ! 2 as . 20 Inches , tO-BO I 3 oi . 21 inohss , tii . iSS 2 oz . 22 Inches , l . gfi S ^ oz . 26 Inches , 3 . 25 2 X OS . 32 inches , ! . 40 U oi . 23 inches , 4 . 60 Grays , Blonds , etc ., H to J &lt; mora . Send sample for estimate . Send sample of hair , we will match perfectly . Remit by post office or express money order , bank draft or registered mail . Money refunded if desired . Illustrated Catalogue of / Switches , WIGS , Bangs , Pompadours , / / Waves , etc , FREE . 1 / ROBERTS SPECIALTY CO ., 114 Dearborn Street , • -CHICAGO . THE OLD KELlABI . li HAIR GOODS HOUSE . Our faultless fitting WIGS and TOUPEES have been the standard for many years . SILKS &amp; SATINS « X A REMNANTS for fancy tBE 23 vto ^ k \ works , beautiful pieces , cor- / WMg % 3 &gt;&gt; aAu * tlt . nersandffliuares , newbrlaTlit / \ 3 BtSift 5 o « aWV col...
" ^ BY EDITH y & T RAYMOND . ¦ ¦¦ [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
^ BY EDITH y &amp; T RAYMOND . ¦ ¦¦ A Bunch of Arbutus . My Dear Young Folks : . As I read vour letters telling of walks in the woods and the meadows , picking great bunches of wild flowers for your teacher or your mother , 1 imagined I was with you , tossing the dead leaves from the pretty pink and white arbutus , inhaling the delicious woodsy odors , and gathering the violets , buttercups , anemones and all the other bright fragrant blossoms that make this old world of ouis so beautiful after the ice and snow of the cold . winter is . past . The violet was the favorite flower with nearly everyone , but some of you seemed as bewildered as 1 am , when I gather flowers , and thought each one was the best , because it had some special beautv or characteristic of its own . Examine the flowers very closely this spring and summer and perhaps we may have another contest next year , which will be even better than this . One of the girls didnt know whether the white clover was a flo...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
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Table Talk . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 May 1907
Table Talk . Kectpes . APPLE DUMPLINGS . Almost all men like apple dumplings , but few women can make good ones . Try this recipe : 4 pints of Hour ; a pinch of salt ; 4 rounding leaspoonfuls of baking powder ; mix with just enough sweet milk to make a soft dough ; have apples pared , halved and cored ; put the dough as soft as can be handled nicely around applca and steam 30 minutes , seeing that the water never stops boiling briskly . This makes 5 large dumplings . The steamer should be large enough to allow . the steam to come up around them and the lid should-fit tightly . A good substitute for cream is a sauce . Make a quart of starch with flour and water , have it about the consistency of rich cream and season with sugar , butter and any flavoring desired , nutmeg is nice . —Mary L . B „ Ohio . BEEF LOAF . 2 eggs ; 1 cup rolled crackers ; 1 small teaspoon pepper ; 1 small teaspoon salt ; iy « lbs . chopped lean steak . Mix and mold in a loaf , spread bits of butter on top and ...