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to reach an exclusive list of fruit and nut growers and nurserymen is through the

In the consumption of paper the United States leads with 38.6 pounds per capita, England coming next with 34.3, Germany 29.98, France 20.5, Austria 19, Italy 15.4, Servia 1.1, the smallest in Europe; India shows only 0.22 and China 1.1 per capita. Nearly half of the world's production of paper is used for printing purposes. These figures indicate the progress of modern civilization, It is curious to notice, however, that Russia, classed among the civilized nations, is not mentioned anywhere in the calculation.-Erchange.

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The Sucker Industry A mining stock swindle, with newspaper advertising accessories, has just been laid bare by the arrest in Goldfield, Nev., of the secretary of the chief swindler. The latter is Dr. J. Grant Lyman, of New York, credited with obtaining $300,000 in thirty days. Salt Lake City, Chicago, Milwaukee and New York have been the victims of a fictitious market on a stock promoted by Lyman. Lyman went to Goldfield about two months ago when the Greenwater copper boom had just started, and over the name of the Union Securities Company announced the incorporation of the Boston Greenwater Copper Company.

These announcements he made in the Goldfield prints and in advertisements which appeared in the large cities. At the time he telegraphed to mining stock brokers throughout the Union offering them stock in the corporation at 3772 cents per share on their guarantee that they would not dispose of same at less than 45. He shipped large blocks of stock to confederates in New York, Chicago, Salt Lake City and San Francisco, and instructed them to offer the stock to brokers at 50 cents per share. Coincidentally he telegraphed each and every one of the brokers, offering them 60 cents a share for all the Boston Greenwater Copper they could deliver. The brokers eagerly gobbled up all the Boston Greenwater offered at 50, then they attached the stock to drafts and shipped it to the Union Securities Company here in Goldfield. As fast as the stock arrived payment was refused on one ground or another.

Lyman was formerly the owner of a racing stable in New York. He was expelled from the New York Stock Exchange in 1899 after the exposure of his connection with the International Zinc swindle. He placed large lines of advertising of the Union Securities Company through the Tillman agency of Pitts. burg. He owes newspapers upward of $150,000. The mining stock was sold in hundreds of cities but had no merit. It is estimated that Lyman got away with $300,000.- Printers' Ink.

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26th Year Texas Stockman and Farmer

San Antonio, Texas. Advertisers can reach the best farmers of Texas and the Southwest through this progressive weekly, which, for more than a quarter of a century, has championed their cause.

OUR PREMIUM BIRD has proven a winner in all contests of the Northwest. Score 98% by most competent Judges on the Coast. Our Bird is the Northwest Pacific Farmer, of Portland, Oregon, and the following is a sample of the judging: "The ad in your pa per has made ng a great many sales the last season past"-St. Helena Incubator Co. Another Judge says: I never saw a paper pull like the Farmer. There is not a mail without letters of inquiry."-G. W. Downs, Poultry Judge.

JUST THE BIRD YOU WANT.

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The 40,000 employes of the Erie Railroad are paid a monthly aggregate of $1,666,666.67 or $20,000.000 per year.

Wouldn't you like to stand by the elbow of each one of these 40,000 employes when he gets his paycheck, and talk to him about what you have to sell to him, provided you could be assured of a respectful interested hearing?

Well, you can do just about that by advertising in

The Erie Railroad Employe's

Magazine

Every employe gets a copy of this beautiful publication with his monthly pay check. To him, it is the most interesting and most helpful magazine published. Are you not interested?

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11 Broadway. N. y.

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Tournal, For the personer er

For the money expended, no other paper has paid us better than Western Poultry Journal."

M. M. JOHNSON Co.

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COLUMBIA Gasoline Cars are built of THE Columbia's selective type of sliding l the best materials in the world under

gear Transmission--Gears cut from the most advanced methods and pro

toughest steel- lbeam Front Axlecesses yet discovered.

Powerful Brakes, and the new Double Columbia Crankshafts, for example, are

Carbureter providing a mixture for

slow, and another for high speed workcut from a solid slab of Columbia Special Chrome Nickel Steel, costing 24 cents a

all are features in keeping with the Colum. pound, as against 4 cents for machine steel

bia policy of sparing no expense to bring used in many cars.

each pari to perfection. A crankshaft is the backbone of an auto

The resources of the largest and best mobile. It r-volves from 400 to 2000 times

equipped automobile factory in the world each minute, with corresponding explosions

have been centered upon our two models.

Mark XLVIII 24-28 H. P. $3000 and Mark in four cylinders--thousands of shocks per

XLIX 40-45 H. P. $4500
minute.
Rigid tests have proved that Columbia

Separate catalogues of Columbia Gasoline Cars.
Crankshafts are able to withstand a strain

Columbia Electric Carriages and Columbia Electric of twenty tous, and yet not produce a Commercial Vehicles will be sent on request. Demonpermanent "set."

stration by appointment.
At New York we shall exhibit only at the 7th National Automobile Show, Madison Square Garden, Jan. 12-19.

ELECTRIC VEHICLE COMPANY, HARTFORD, CONN.
New York Branch: 134-136-138 W.39th St. Chicago Branch: 1332-1334 Michigan Ave. Boston: The Columbia Motor Vehicle

Co., 74-76-78 Stanhope St. Washington Washington E. V. Transportation Co., 15th St. and Ohio Ave.

Mexico City: C. L. Seeger, Primera Humboldt, No. 2. M. of A. L. A. M.

One of a series of advertisements of Electrical Vehicle Co., prepared, and being placed by Long-Critchfield Corporation. Halftone from wash drawing made by Art Department of this Corporation. The above is reduced one-third from original advertisement.

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200,000 Buyers Waiting For You

If you knew that, on a certain day, a procession of 200,000 people -- each of whom was a buyer for a good family_would begin to pass in review before your place of business, and that each one of them was ready to listen to a short story about your goods, wouldn't you hire a corps of leather-lunged barkers to give them hot talk about what you had to sell ?

Of course you would ! Maybe you would do some
barking yourself, and you'd see that each one that couldn't
be persuaded to buy on the spot, was presented with some
good, trade-enticing printed matter.

T Now, while it is not likely that such a procession will
soon literally head your way, the opportunity of talking to
200,000 heads of good families, to much better purpose, is
presented to you in the advertising columns of

Agricultural
Epitomist

T Every one of its 200,000 subscribers are mail order
Buyers. You don't need to educate them up to the Mail
Order idea. They've tried it, and know that it is O. K.
What they are waiting for is YOUR ADVERTISEMENT.
If you've got what they need, and will tell your story
plainly and pointedly, you will not be disappointed in results.

Agricultural Epitomist is not an experiment. It is

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