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THE t GOING OUT AND THE COMING IN
This blouse gives way to
THE POPE'S SUCCESS
' Through the gloom of war comes
a ray df the blessed sunshine. The
pope has persuaded all of the impor
tant belligerents, save France, to
agree that prisoners of war who are
so seriously wounded that thoy can
not return to the fighting shall be
sent back to their native countnes.
It is estimated that this will result in
the repatriation of nearly 200,000
Germany, England, Austria, Rus
sia, Servia and Turkey agree to this
in a spirit of mercifulness, but there
is much more in it.
Before those who order war let
there be processions of the blind, the
one-armed, the one-legged warriors
and of widows and orphans of the
war! It is one thing to read of the
horrors of war, but the nation that
actually views its horrors will consid
er well before engaging in war. It is
not well that the bodies of warriors
be buried or burned where they fell.
These corpses should be laid upon the
doorsteps of the authors of war.
The pope has succeeded in doing a
good thing, not only for mutilated
men, but also for mutilated civilization.
THIS'LL PLEASE WILSON
Ascertaining the nationality of the
parents of her pupils pursuant to a
school rule a Market street teacher
called the roll something as follows:
"Louis La Farge?"
The last boy, who had not been
paying enough attention to the pro
ceeding to know what it was all about
IZAAK WALTON PLEASE WRITE
Line, North Carolina:
Sinker, Idaho. . Detroit News.
Alligator eggs are said to be slightly
stronger in flavor than the hen's egg;
but this winter we'll have to doubt