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harvesting the crops. The crown
prince of Bavaria, who is only four
teen, is setting the example by work
ing in the fields. Other titled children
are working side by-side with the wo
men of their household's it is realiz
ed that harvest must be completed
with commerce absolutely paralyzed
and it is already certain Germany
must depend on her own resources
for an indefinite period.
BABY CAUSES MUCH TROUBLE
A pretty little brunette baby has
been causing a great deal of trouble
over on the North Side lately. The
baby was left at the Dan Batey mis
sion, 712 N. Wells street, five weeks
ago. Miss Elizabeth Knauss, 1111 N.
Wells street, a nurse at the mission,
Meanwhile the fame of the baby
spread and Mrs. Mary Carlton, 212
Elm street, called at the mission to
adopt it Mrs. Carlton visited Miss
Knauss on last Friday and borrowed
the child for a day. On Saturday she
had disappeared and Miss Knauss
swore out a warrant foriier arrest.
ALAS, HOW MANY!
The bathing suit Patricia wears
would make the prudish frown, al
though it really covers more than did
her winter gown. Oh, fashion is a
freakish dame that much we can't
deny. How many men would now be
blind if looking cost an eye! Bal
A GREAT SAVING
"John, if I should die, what would
"Start a bank account!" Judge.
Axel Swanson of West Concord, N.
H., a granite cutter, possesses two
peculiar characteristics. His hands
work in unison, that is, a movement
of one involuntarily causes the other
hand to perform the same function,
and while he has an abundance oi
hair upon his head he has never had
to use a razor Qn his face,
LESSON IN WAR GEOGRAPHY
Aix-la-Chappelle. German city of
Aachen; 10 miles from the Belgian
border. Has a population of 150,000.
Is center of fine railway connections
with Antwerp, Liege and Brussels to
the west and Cologne and Dusseldorf
to the east and north.
Verdun. One of the-strongest fort
resses in Northern France on line
from Metz to Paris. Guarded by num
erous forts guarding all approaches
from frontier. Entirely surrounded by
bastions with four gates. There arc
16 forts and 20 other smaller fortifi
cations, with a diameter of about 8
Meuse Valley. River is 560 miles
from its headwaters in France in its
passage through Belgium and Hol
land to confluence with Rhine. A few
miles from Sedan it disappears under
ground for three miles. For 50 miles
south from Verdun it is strongly
fortified at all possible crossings for
hostile troops moving from Metz to
Paris. Between Toul and Epinal,
about 40 miles, the frontier is left
open. Below Epinal and running to
Belfort, a line of forts guard Alsace.
The purpose is to concentrate invad
ing forces to this open gap.
Nancy. Seat of leading university,
a few miles from the frontier. Is
strongly guarded against attack by
Visitor Can you tell me if this tree
belongs to the acanthus family?
Park Keeper It do not It belongs
to the park board.
At the time of the Franco-Prussian
war in 1870 Sarah Bernhardt left the
stage and became a hospital nurse,
where she did excellent work among
the wounded. After this she entered
the Comedie Francaise, where, in the
character of Dona Sol, in "Hernani,"
she was first pronounced great by
Paris. Sarah was the daughter of a
French lawyer and a Dutch Jewess
and first saw the light pf day in J.844,