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OPENING OF ANOTHER WORLD'S CANAL
News photograph shows opening of the Kaiser Wilhelm canal, connect
ing the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, by the German emperor's yacht, S. S.
Hohenzollern, with Kaiser Wilhelm on the bridge. The yacht's bow is just
touching the silken ribbon, the breaking of which opened the canal. The!
new waterway runs between Kiel and Brunsbuettel.
YOU'VE GOT TOHAND IT TO VILLA
When there's a task to be done, Villa, ex-bandit, doesn't spend a lot of
time talking about it." He goes and does it if he can.
If he can't, he tries again.
He's a man of action, all right. A man Lincoln would have given worlds
for, -52 years ago.
In another way, too, he is proving useful as an example. He is eager
to learn, and if those who know him best may be believed, his head Isn't a
Not that he's faultless; by no means. He's as full of faults as a gourd
is of seeds. But they're human faults and faults due to. bad surroundings.
In the bigsential.of loyalty to his cause, which is less personal glory or
gain than a better show for his comrades, he appears to assay about as well
as any chap just now in the limelight while for efficiency he has most of
Isn't it odd how, somehow, throughout history, the occasion has a
babit of locating the maa,. m. i . ,