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S'Tz clccj rns;.i eyes
reultrlty 'of th Lliarrf That Hat
Cn Very Rarely Tsuchtd Upon
VTe hare about- fourteen species of
liorned lizard in this ruuntry, and
' ."Jut people still call thorn "horned
toads." Softs of Jlioif habits tre
wtremcly remarks,- but none mora
m than their ahpjfty to s?nd at will
fine jet of from either eye.
rJ f'is'very rarely touched upon
, literature", and the average rcador
of the life histories of our animals
. his never heard of this remarkable
hahit, eays writer in the Topular
," Fiance. Monthly, in an article en
titled, "A Lizard That Squirt JcU
pf Blood From Ita Eyes."
Blood-equirtinjr is generally in
Mged in when the luafd U labor
.fsfytndcr certain states of excite
'went. The ttsrk cornea on rudjn
", , ly, at a time when you hav the Us
. ard in-your grasp. It will suddenly
' .at! fen ita neck and throw the head
upward, aa the eyes buigo from their
crketa. ta another second you can
.plainly hear a peculiar hissing
souiffl, followed immediately by the
; yfnetit imaginable jet of pure blood
'tfrom one or the other of ita eyes.
J 'With such force is this squirted that
wife tiny stream, lasting a couple of
seconds, may be thrown to a distance
of fully fire feet. v
, HIS EXCUSE
?1 , rra- -
I hear that you are married.
""Yes. Defense, insanity."
"amirican flag is oldest.
e oldest flag among the larger
cations battling against the Oer
' nans, strange to aay, is that of tho
j.' United ' SUtes. The Stars and
Stripes were adopts June 14, 1777,
the only change made since having
f been the addition of stars from time
y to time. The present Union Jack of
?reat Britain wns not adopted until
, 18ywhile the French tricolor waa
adopted in 1794.
' UNUSUAL HASH.
Bill They aay that many Euro-
peaa peasants now in the contending
i armies are getting more meat in
' their .rations than they ever had at
; Gill Can it be possible that the
fxvxj cooks are getting careless and
putting meat in ithe hash ?
limitation is the sincerest flat
"Sometimes,' commented Three
. finger Sam. "But I have seen imi
tation whisky that wasn't no compli
ment to nothin' nor nobody."
: PARTLY TRUE.
Did you say you could buy and
.sell me J
I said I thoutrht I could buy you.
t would take ft better salesman than
to carrr out the rest of it thouch."
Ts she a help to her mother?
.asked one woman.
.-t "Yee,Jndced,N replied tlie other.
"SlKhae taught her to say 'culinary
artinstcad of 'cooking.' London
s MOURNFUL CONCLUSION.
''I suppose when your son went to
college, he was inoculated with the
love of learning.
"Yes, but "t didn't take."
BOUGl.T AND PAID FOR.
. 7" '..tor Ybut compensation de
jt. S t fir your poem?
i . . IkOjrular rntos.
r'r.or All righ-J Thanksl
V HIS MIND ELSEWHERE.
"You don't talk al,out your family
trie s um, !; ui vou did."
: "1 ' m ; ; t eeii a hard winter. A
xvi for f-.:;! "
HZl? CLO FtEBLE
During that fighting la the outskirts
of th Tillage of Masnlere. British
Tommies stopped to help remova Ui
old and feeble and the youngsters from
? rne. t-flr?v Jl .pC",8h of
ficial lihitoKrai)K"aS olj tllnd liidy la
being led down the steps from her
home with tender rare. The ItHtlnh
forces have Just advanced to ihla vil
lage and the people who remnlnod in
their home were open to the Are of
the enemy, so part of the advancing
army stopped to al l In getting tli
who eonld not cara for theniHelvea, out
of rnnpe. Before leaving the Cerniuns
ransacked the bouse, and all the houiw
hold linen and furniture are strewn Id
the street. This picture shows how
thoughtful and humnn the IlrltUhera
are even la the thick of the fighting.
SEND CRACK AIRMAN
Adjutant Soulier to Demonstrate
Morane Plane. .
French Aviator Selected by War De
partment Officiate te Com Here
rarla. Adjutant Soulier of the
French army, who shot down seven
German airplanes In the shortest apuce
of time of any aviator, has been se
lected by the undersecretary of avia
tion to go to the United States to dem
onstrate the newest and fastest flying
machine In the world the Morane
Robert Morane of the Morane-Snul-ler
works, who has created this de
velopment of his "parns"!" type, or 11-
; nnlly Intended to semi as demonstrator
' Sublieutenant Jean Navarre, who was
, tied with Ouynemer, each having 12
Herman machines ta his credit. In the
' vprlng of 1016, when he was wounded,
I and who baa since been declared In
! sane, following running duwn a
number of policemen In bis automobile
t The Trench anth Tltlea have refused
to permit Navarre to leave the coun
j try, on the ground that although h
. Is jenernlly v'Knr'b-1 us ralloual now,
' be might exhibit Anther tendencies
j to Insanity which tnltfht be enibarrnss-
Ing to the authorities In the United
Siatea because of his grade and deco-
j rations In the Frtnch army. Nuvarre
mis ui Ts pe'n consuiereu ny hihtib
as thf ,vlator po.p.Mslng the be.st
technic In the sei vice.
Soulier, who Is only twenty years
old, went to Flanders In May lust with
a crack French eocadrtlle. He waa fix
ing the newest model two-gun 8. P.
A. D. and by the end of June, when be
was wounded, he bad destroyed reven
enemy machines. The Morane w hich
he will demonstrate has been tried out
by Itaonl Gives Lufberry, the Ameri
can "ace," who Is highly pleased with
Its performance. It has shattered all
speed and climbing records, but can
only be driven l v most skilled
DAY-OLD SON SAVES DDDY
field or Overstays Leave Wh t Heir
Deesnt Arrive en Time and Is
ArretUd for Desertion.
Denver, Colo. John I'trslilleld, Jr
aged one day, saved rrlvnte John
rershfluld, Kr, of C'ompuu.v (J, Une
Hundred and Fifty-seventh Infantry,
from being court-iuurtluled in a charge
of desertion from Uncle P irn's forces.
I'rlvate I'lT'-nfle!-1 wenred t fur
If.uui froiu (amp Kaiin. l.i'i'lu Vis.
t.i. Cut., where Mm coin iv U tralnltrr,
to 111 i 'ii-iiio l.i I'vuver. When hi
fulled t- return to t amp ut Ui" expira
tion t-t tbe le.ive. '''l. I'utrltk Ham
rixL. c iiion.ii.Uii Ulcer, wlrel Den
ver n'.iiiii rl;: ! to i ,"'t P'rshflJld an
a "(I. erl.r fr.ua the u:i.iy."
The charge v.u cl.voeij to "ab
sent V ltli .ilt leave" ulii u loeul author!
tie notltb-d liumroek that IVrvtitleld
Jr., fullf 1 to arrive us bou exiwei.
ed, so the Roldler-ittnl.iy overxtayel Mi
leave wultlng for t'r "Kr!. i put It
-:i :.p. . r..io .
t PP.EfARiJ TO ZiflkO COAST
Unl'.4 Statts, DuHng War With Spain,
Contemplated ' Um of Submarine
Mines, but Thty Were Net Needed.
The United fctnt. a hw novr uvi
S'llmjrir.e m'res to defend it coait
aninut foreign invasion, but on one
civiilon it made preparation to do
so. At the beginning of tho war with
Spain, in much alnrm waa Wt
along the Atlantic eaboarl lent
unio attick might be made by the
encir.y. I'rceidunt JIcKinley said in
his annual mevajro in 1808: "Kvery
precaution was tsken to prevent po
silde injury to our groat cities lying
nlong tho conit Under the direction
of tho chief of engineers, submarine
ninui were placed at the most ex
pf w d point Beforo the outbreak
of tho war permanent mining case
mates and cable galleries had been
constructed at nearly all important
harbors. Most of the torpedo mnte
rial was not to be found in the mar
ket, and had to be especially manu
factured. District officers were or
dered to take all preliminary meas
ures short of the aettf aching of
the loaded mines to? cables and
the mines were plaL in position.
Tlie aggregate number of mines
placed was 1,535 at the principal
harbors from Maine to California.
Preparations were also made for the
planting o mines at f?rtio..othr
harbors, out owing to the early de
struction of the Spani .eet the;
mines were never placed." "T
"Dere, 111 bet T. Roosevelt him
srlf never made no better shot 'n
PROLONGING THE ACONY.
Bacon I see that two Frenchmen
have invented a piano in which the
wires are set in vibration by electro
magnets instead of bj a blow, The
notes do not die away as quickly as
on an ordinary instrument
Egbert But, hold on Isn't thew
a law against prolonging agony to
mortal souls ?
HAD A TITLE.
"Do you care much for imported
"I used to, but I was turned
"How did that happen ?"
"A wealthy young woman of my
acquaintance married one." Bir
' Mrs. Bacon Don't you think
Emily sings with a good deal of feel
ing? Mr. Bacon Yes, but I do hope
she don't feel as bad as it sounds.
Elizabeth was taking her four-year-old
brother to the store for some
groceries. As soon as they entered,
little Joey noticed the scale and said :
"Oh! Lizz, will you pound me?"
ct . v: :. t
lm- , ' .. .
"Why.Tommie, what way is that
to talk at the table V
. "That's all ri-ht, mamma. Everv-
ooay s laiKinfr war talk nowadays."
"He's an enthusiast."
"I should say so. He even stands
when the band plays Tankee Doo-
HE CHANGED COLOR.
"I met J " hy young friend juat
now, mid 1 it ked quito blue.
"i ni'! linn, o, and he turned
J Athletic diil ii. , darling, have
! jui! ! 1 1. It before? I
i : ..v.... -,. Utilised!
i - a i ammi m a
v -st f.omiti t TluidPrtfl
F . ... r i..rLiMrusT
ftcHher Opium, w y- i
Mineral. Not jjahcj
Estrnct Coy of Wrmppf.
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t- i asaasaaaaaal I 1 HI
Stock and Poultry Tonic
Prepare your stock for the hard
work you have for them this
spring. Buy a pail of
Dr. Hess's Stock Tonic
makes them hearty and healthy and
shed off early before the days get
hot, also good for hogs, sheep and
For an egg producer there is
nothing better chan PAN-A-CEA,
makes all the hens lay.
Everybody wants egg3 now. So buy a small
package of Pan a-ceaand supply the demand.
Planters Hardware Co.
Institutional Treatment of Tuberculosis
means that the patient is given constant attention; that the regime
which is found to be bent udapfed to the case ia rightly adhered to
that a resident physician is at hand all of the time, studying the case
and adapting the treatment to it; that nursing service is the best
All of these things mean improvement, greater comfort and possible
recovery. Hazelwood is operated without profit by the Louisville
Anti-Tuberculosis Association. Rates $12.50 a week. Write for de
DR. O. L. MILLER,
ne aran may oe expected l
ITL . i . .. a . .1
.nnn An:i 1
,oon rur Apr"
KILL THE CHILL
These cool mornings by using a Gas Heater to
take the edge off the room.
We have the famous "Hot Spot" heaters. None
better. A call a our office will convince you.
Kentucky Public Service Co.
Tor Infants and Children.
Mothers Know That
Ik fxl HIMM . MM am.
Phyalolan In Charcot
T-L . I. a - ..
m wora oi rounmni? up ana in-
iteming: unregistered Germans has
Bears tho xtf
THF MARKET RACKET -
ty a psissssaia f avs awsiaM
(Trices at Retail)
Efgi per doxen 60e
Butter per pound 50c
Breakfast bacon, poon-1 tie
Bacon, extras, pound 35c
Country hams, large, pound .....36e
Country hams, small, pound.... 37 c
Lard, pure leaf, pound. ... ........ .86e
Urd. 50 lb. tins $14 00
Lard, compound, pound 30c
Cabbage, per pound 07c
Irish potatoes 60c per peck
Sweet potatoes. 60c " "
Lemons, per dozen 40c
Cheese, cream, per lb 40c
Fiour, 24-lb sack $1.60
Cornmeal, bushel $2 60
Oranges, per dozen 30c to 00c
Cookintr Apples per peck 60c
Onions per pound 06c
Navy beans, pound 20c
Black-eyed peas " 15c
"China From Within." a new bool
advertised, may have Wn written ftj
one of those old-time side-show fakers
who ate cups and saucers and dlnnet
plates for the edification of a i.pln
crowd of yokels. Seattle Post-Intelli-
Effective Apr. 15, 1917.
TRAINS OOIN'Q SOUTH.
No. 93 C. te N. O. Lira. 12;21 s. m.
No. 51-St. L Express 5:29 p. m.
No. 95 Dixie Flyer 9:C2 a. m.
No. 55 Hopkinsville Ac. 7:00 a. m.
Daily (Except Sunday.)
No. 53-St. L. Fast Mail 5:36 a. m.
No. 91 Ev. and H. accom. 8:58 a. m.
Daily (Except Sunday.)
TRAINS GOING NORTH.
No. 92-C. & St. L. Lim. 5:29 a. m.
No. 52 St. Louis Express 10:20 a. in.
No. 94-Dixie Flyer 7:05 p. m.
No. 56 Hopkinsville Ac. 8:55 p. to.
Daily (Except Sunday.)
No. 54-St. L. Fast Mail 10:14 p." m.
No. 90 E v. and H. accom. 3:oo p. m.
Daily (Except Sunday.)
No. 51 connects at Guthrie for
Memphis and points as fr south as
Eriu, and for Louisville, Cincinnati
and the East.
Nos. 53 and 55 make direct con
nection at Guthri'. fcr Louisville.
Cincinnati ar.d all wall north and
No. 93 carries through sleepers to
Atlanta, Macon, Jacksonville. St.'
Aosrustine, and Tampa, Fla. Also
Pullman sleepers to New Orleans.
Connect at Guthrie for points East
and West. No. 93 will not carrr lo
cal passengers for points north of
W. N. CHANDLER. Ticket Agent.
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