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very likely a few never knew the
meaning of having one. Practically
all are strangers to one another.
Hardly a smiling face is noticeable,
but that ever-present look of despair
Ss plainly seen. There is little noise
except when a late comer makes an
attempt to sneak ahead of his turn.
'Then cries are heard: "Put him out;
get to the end of the line." And the
man goes, ordered by his own kind.
Sometimes brainless men, espe
cially young men, while passing by
make remarks very much out of place
and scornfully laugh at the misery on
the line. Poor fools, they know not
that their jobs are not any too secure
and that they themselves may in the
future line up and be laughed at by
(Next "Midnight Mission.")
GLEAMS FROM THE BRIGHT
'Twas on the Marne, that battlefield
Where Frank and Teuton faced
There the cannon loudly pealed
As brother sought to puncture
One rash soldier raised his head
From the lee of the vallation.
Now he's filled with chunks of lead,
Of all things a painful sensation.
Look it up in the dictionary. We
By Caroline Coe
Glazed Sweet Potatoes For 6
large sweet potatoes make a syrup
of 1 cup of sugar, 3 tablespoons of
butter and half a cup of water. Boil
3 minutes. Wash the potatoes and
boil them for 15 minutes in salted wa
ter. Drain, peel and cut in half,
lengthwise and put them in the syrup,
being careful to have all the potatoes
coated with the syrup. Turn all into
buttered pan and bake 15 minutes,
basting often. Should be served in
pan in which they' were baked, and
each servingshould be covered with
MEDICAL CHIEF OPENS- U. S.
HOSPITALS TO DOPE FIENDS.
Giving red tape a kick in the ribs,
Surgeon General Rupert Blue, chief
of the United States public health
service, has announced that the 22
United States marine hospitals of the
country will be open for the treat
ment of dope fiends wherever the
state and city authorities request it.
The Harrison law depriving drug
users of cocaine, morphine and such,
has occasioned severe suffering and
as most hospitals will not take such
patients there is no place for them to
go. Most of the marine hospitals are
now only about two-thirds filled,
leaving plenty of room for drug patients.
Among the officers of the Indian
troops forming part of the British
expeditionary force are three native
princes, eaoh of whom has a fortune