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'Although I enjoy the fighting,
I will be glad when the war is
over, for there are so many piti
ful scenes that make one forget
the glory of it.
MAKES 'EM CO)vrE ACROSS
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V " Like many an American city,
'Paris, France, has dogs.. Also it
has a dog license' ordinance. The
t trouble has been to collect the li
cense. vLike American pups the
Parisian dogs were never around
when the tax collector called.
So Paris officials went to work
and hired -some official "barkers"
or dog rvealers.
All a dog revealer has to be able
to do is tobark so-perfectly that
even the smartest dog can't tell
the difference. Candidates for the
j job are tried out on the official
dog, and if that discriminating
animal is satisfied with the "bark"
the applicant goes on the payroll
at $30 a month.
A dog" revealer works only at
night, traveling -a prearranged
beat Outside of every house .he
barks for fWeoninutes. If there is
a dog in the-jpuse it replies with
enthusiasm and the dog revealer
takes down the street number of J
cense officer examihes the record
to see if the house owner has paid
his dog tax. If he hasn't he soon
The only way to beat this
game, Parisians say, is tq stuff
cotton in the dog's ears. i
Here are some of themore cdm-v
mon poisons and some of the rem
edies which are most likely to be
qn hand in. ease of need.
Alkali Drink freely of water
with vinegar or lemon juice in it.
Acids T-hese cause great heat
and sensation of burning pain
from the mouth down to the
stomach.- The remedies are
magnesia, sodapearl ash, or soap
dissolved 'in water, every two
minutes. Then use the stomach
pump or an emetic.
Ammonia Remedy is lemon
Arsenic First give' a prompt
emetic of mustard and salt, a
tablespppnful of each, in a -coffee
cup of warm water. Follow with
sweet oil, butter made waKm, or
milk. It is also proper to use the
white of an egg in half a cupful
of milk or iimewater.
Alcohol Cleanse out the stpm-
ach with an emetic first Then
dash cold water on the head and
give ammonia (spirits of harts
horn). Corrosive Sublimate, Saltpetre,
Blue Vitrpn, Bed-Bug Poison
Lxive white of egg freshly mixed
with water, in large quantities, or
give wheat flour and water, or
soap and water freely, or salt and
;e nuuse. i soap ana water ireeiy, or salt ana
k0n the fojlpwing day, he; lj-J.Katefr qrrg&4rjiughjtsof milk