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FAIR PLAY, STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI.
THE FAIR PLAY.
SATtlltDAY, NOVEMBER JJ, 1971.
ONR YKAIl J I JSC
Entered at the I'cutoCIco at 8te.Cirn-tl(vo,
tu.i contlcliiaa mall matter.
tiVI.r.HU .K.YIS, VubH-htr
The American lied Cross will
conduct Us Fifth Annual Roll
Cull this your beginning on Ann
istice Day, November 11th, and
ending the eve of Thanlcsgivhitr
Day. National headquarters in
"Washington, Division headquar
tors in the eight Divisions of the
(led Cross, and headquarters of
each of the more then 3 thousand
Chapters, are busily engaged on
llieir Roll Call program, accord
ing to information given out at
local Red Cross headquarters.
The effort will be to re-enroll
every present member of the
Red Cross an add as many naw
members to the rosteras possible
in the period given.
There are at present 0,041.1153
iiifMnbers in the American Red
Cross. John Barton Payne, Chair
man of the Red Cross, hopes to
hoar the answer, "present",
when each one of these names is
called between Armistice Day
and Thanksgiving Day this year,
he says, providing for the work
of service to the public of Amer
ica and the .sufferers in foreign
lauds which tint Red Cross has
started and is conducting on the
basis of its peace time program.
In a letter sent out from Xati
onal Headquarters, W. Frank
Person, Vice-Chairman of the
American Red Cross in Charge
of Domestic Operations. calls,
attention to the fact that the
strength of the Red Cross in
the past has been in its volun
.leer workers. Ho urges, there
fore, that all Chapter Memboi
ship Committees seek to re
enlist the largest number pos
sible of the men and women who
have served the Red Cross as
volunteers in the past, and sug
gests that the Roll Call 'is a
logical channel for bringing for
mer workers back to service in
the Red Cross.
The interest manifested in the
Red Cross Convention at Colum
bus, Ohio, the first week in Oc
tober, showed that the public; is
as keen to stand behind the
work of the Red Cross in iU
peace time program as during
ho war, and that the thinking
public realizes that the Red
Cross is as necessary to the
welfare of the civilized world hi
time of peace as in war. Oltici
als of the Red Cross bclii-vc.
Hit refore, that the Roll Cull tli.
jo.ir will result in many mou
int'inijers than were placed on
the- roster of the American Red
Cross last year.
The Red Cross throughout the
c ountry is putting on this year
its new peace-time program,
which includes public welfare
si rvicoin every direction where
":v such service is needed. In
i -,i It 1 1 work alone in the last
. mi-. 1'IjO Chanters have organ
- health centers with t'.il
i. nit.-, and t)(J,2ol cases in these
ii.ies. More than 1.0(X) health
hate been given by these
u. .1 uther Chapters engaged in
f-allh work, and health exhibits
the total of 7tfJ, both trawl
ing and stationary, have been
set up to inform the public cm
matters pertaining to their com
A litnoly 8uBtfetiun
i tus in tin Konmi.i ot the c.n .. h'-n
ilia pnnk-nt ami eareftil lnni.iuu il't-
e)'l m III''. her i. apply ul ' J 1 11 m lj i r
liiin'. Cough Itemed)'. It i. ulhiimt
certain to li needed before tin; w in
ter ik over uti'l remit are miirfi more
prompt nutl nHtihfHclory when it i
I:- lit. at hand .mill given ns soon im the
fhst ludiviilion of it cold npp:irs mid
In fori) it Inn beeouio settled in tin;
S.VStCIII. TIlCM! IH 110 lIllllL'IT ill (,'iv-
j ii tr it lei -hildrcii mm it con tn iii m no
opium or other linniifnl drug, adv.
A disastrous rail strike would
have been a bad beg inning for
that disarmament meet. Some
one must have thought of it just
A good way t") drive dull care
avfay is to forget that it is here.
The Southeast Missouri State
Located at Cape Girardeau, was established to develop a
higher education in this section, and especially was it estab
ed to give a thorough training to provide competent teachers
for approved schools.
It lims to given better training in Agriculture, in Home
Economics, and in all the Industrial Arts that improve the
condition of living. Instruction in Commerce and Business
It is the aim of the institution to create an interest in
Music and the Fine Arts, and its excellent library'olTors an
opportunity for a higher culture.
Every young man and young woman in Southeast Mis
souri will find an opportunity in this College for a good and
thorough education close at home.
The fall term will open September J2, 1921. For cata
log and further information write
Southeast Missouri State Teachers College
Clipc Oii'iit loait, Mo.
Find The Bsst Height For Tote
Table, SinI And Stove
Is your permanent kitchen
equipment substantial, easy to
keep in order, carefully grouped
and set at such height that you
do not have to sloop or strain
your muscles as you work?
Sink, stove and worktablo should
be near together so as to save
steps. Scattered equipment
means walking many unneces
sary miles during the course of
a year, the United States De
partment of Agriculture has
estimated. If the kitchen tabjc
is on casters it can be easily
noved where needed, thus sav
The various kitchen tasks can
be done most comfortably at
different heights. Sinks especi
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
F. O. R. Detroit
With Starttr and DtmountabU Rim
THE Ford car is so simple in
construction, so dependable in its
action, so easy to operate and handle
that almost anybody and everybody
can safely drive it.
The Ford Coupe, permanently enclosed
with sliding glass windows, is cozy,
and roomy modest and refined a car
that you, your wife or daughter will be
proud to own and drive.
And of course it has all the Ford econ
omies of operation and maintenance.
Call and look over the. Ford Coupe.
Reasonably prompt delivery can be
made if you order at once.
AUrilOItlHHD SAL-RS AND SWtVIUK.'
ally are often sot too low: 30
inches from the bottom of the
sink to the floor is considered
i good average height. Experi
' ment until you find the best
j height for your table, ironing
, board, and washtubs. The table
j can be raised on block's hollowed
out to fit the legs, and with a
(little ingenuity you can adjust
the ironing board and tubs.
If you would enjoy good
keep your bowel tfcgular,
can reasonably hope to fi;
when constipated. W'lion
tnltu Chamberlain's Tablets.
;m; mild mid gentle.
It is up to the people
wide world to sec that
not become too narrow.
The spotliyht of the world is
on Washington but don't mon
key with the switch.
DEFENDSTHE ".DIME NOVEL"
Canadian Writer Points Out That at
Leat It Shunned the "Sex Stuff"
, Now Common.
I . This Is not n pica or the return of
(he dime novel. In fact, we fear Hint
fho dime novel can never come buck;
they don't ."ell anything for u dlmo
any more. All In all, however, the
only tiling about the dime novel that
wns as bad ns It was painted wns the
cover. Most of us remember much
thnt was pleasant about the old "pa
per cover'' thnt nourished In the 'feOs
and 'IWs. Under Diamond Dick wo
gung-fought nil sorts of thugs and had
men; with Old King Hrady we de-
.' tected the bank robber with oiir de
tectors hitting on nil nix; we rode
with Uuffnlo Dill ns he put the Indian
sign on Indians, that were at least
suppo-cd to be bnd. Sometimes It
wns rough stuff, but nt that It was
rarely that more than one throat a
day was cut or more than a pint of
gore left clinging to the deftly-re-tn'oved
scalp. We remember that In
the end Virtue (spell with n capital V,
please) always triumphed and thnt
honesty, If not the best policy, didn't
do an j body any harm. The much
noticed dime novel, It will have to be
Mild, tended the young shoots of the
Imagination In many n creaky wood
shed loft and In many n sheltered spot
behind the ccdnr fence.
As we remember the dime novel, we
an' unable to recall one bedroom
scene, one neglected wife, one young
heroine sobbing in her pink boudoir
because she Is not understood, one
na.sty sex problem. Which may lend
some of us to think that the dime
novel had nothing to fear In com
parison with the 2 novel. Manitoba
PRIMITIVE LAND OF ALBANIA
Conditions There Today Much as They
Were at the Beginning of
Albania belongs to u time as far
back as the annals of the world can
reach and Is as primitive as If It were
In central China, almost as dllllcult
to penetrate as Tibet Itself. It Is
a land unfamiliar to the traveler and
fluinncd by(the tourist of today.
If the three or four centers of popu
lation In southern Albania are a lit
tle disappointing as cities, this Is
not true of the country or of the pic
turesque villages which gather like
gray splashes upon the grayer hills,
where they appear to have nestled
since the beginning of time. Hough
stone huts they are for the most part,
with lint stone roofs. For purposes
of defense, they are usually situated
half way up the lower hills, nnd tho
houses nnd outbuildings are often sur
rounded by strong stone walls.
The valleys are rich and well Culti
vated, chiefly by the women, but pre
sent a desolate, deserted appearance,
except In the daylight working hours.
Not a farmhouse nor n slable Is to be
.eon amidst all (he fertile acres. Tho
crops cannot be stolen; no bandit
would think of destroying them, and
so they are left unguarded. National
Geographic Society Bulletin.
Secret Gold Field.
There Is no doubt that there Is gold
In the Soudan, and the French gov
ernment Is taking steps to get It out.
Concessions are being given to com
panies which will endeavor to operate
gold mines In that country, and the
nfitlves will be rewarded for revealing
, the places where nuggets have been
found. Twenty years ago some oa
th es brought In a CO-pound rock,
which was found to be IK) per cent
gold, anil recently there have been
found u number of smaller nuggets
( which were nlmost ns rich. The Sou
j dnneM! fields ure nt present very dlfll
, cult to rench, but (he announced fact
that a colonial railroad project is to
1 ho completed In a few years makes
j the outlook very hopeful, and the pre
diction Is made by some that the Sou
' dan will some day outrival the Klon-
dike. Heretofore the natives have
I byen clever enough to guard as a se
. tret the .source of their gold findings.
Origin of Lunar Features.
Air. Waller fJoodacro discussing the
photographs of tho moon taken at
Mount Wilson with the Hooker tele-
scope, siiy.s that Hie hypothesis as-
triiiing the formation of lunar craters
to lliii Impact of meteors is now nen-
crally discredited, but if additional
arguments against It were necessiirv
they would be found In a careful
'tudy of the supcib photographs above
I mentioned. Ho states that n con
Ulderatlon of tho line detail found In
these pictures, especially In relation
to thu many crater chains and clefts,
suggests that their existence ran only
the necoiiiiti'd for on t ! suppoiltloii
ihrit they are due to ocaiilc agency
In the early days of the timnn's hIMorj.
Denmark's Motor Car Census.
, A Danish motor vehicle census wns
held on September 1, ri), and showed
that on that date there were In the
'country 11,0!)! private pasM-nger cars,
motor cans ami omnibuses, ,'),787
motortrucks ami l'J.lSU motorcycles.
1'ho mpld Increase In the number of
,-ars and trucks In Denmark diirlii" iiu.
fiust ihree yejirs Is noteworthy. Tho
i men-am was esjieclally great In fho
iiountry districts. .Srlentlllc American.
A morning glory s.ied, reputed 5,1)00
years old, has been planted In the
Burden of Mra, W. Cliamplln Itobln
iion, In ti .Maryland village. The se-d
Ik ouo ot twoiVo found In the huml of
ft mummy of uyoung i;2fcWmi girl.
HAS ADDED' TO VOCABULARY
Gabrlile D'AnnunzIo It Credited With
Making Important Additions to
the Italian Language,
Commander Gabrlfjlc d'Annunilo has
become a coiner of words. Aside
from -having n spcclnt d'Annunzlo
dictionary compiled nnd published by
some enterprising Itallnn publishers
to asa'at his leaders In knowing the
meaning of words not found In the
ordinary dictionaries,' the premier
Italian poet nnd adventurer lets very
few weeks pnss without promulgating
some new addition to the Italian vo
cabulary. The former dictator of Flume Is In
a unlet retreat. Various pilgrimages
are made to him by men who were
adventurers with him In the Qunmero
enterprise. Koine of them nsked him
for u new name for cognac. He said :
"There Is but one nnmc for cog
nac and that Is 'nrzente,' which signi
fies that It Is the very force of the
He Inquired how the people of Flor
ence were taking his suggestion that
the name of Florence be changed from
the present Italian name of Flrenze to
Florenzn, meaning "a city of flowers."
The pilgrims stated the people of the
town welcomed the Idea nnd may
adopt his proposal.
The poet is doing n little literary
work while there nre no more Flume
fields to conquer.
BUSY STREET CORNER SAFEST
Logical Reason Why There Are Fsw
Accidents Vhere the Traffic
Is the Heaviest.
"You must have lots of accidents
here," said n friend of Trafllc Com-ml.-doner
Harrlss the other day us
they were passing one of, the most
congested comers of the city. "I'm"
not surprised either," he added ns he
saw a large touring car come sud
denly to a hull I imh 1 1 ul ii half u foot
from a passing pedestrian. ,
The commissioner shook his head.
"Thai's where you're wrong," he re
plied. "Not only are there not more
lint inhere are uctunlly less accidents
here In proportion to thu amount of
tratlic that goes by than almost any
other place In Now York. If you'll
think a minute you'll see the reason
for It, too. Where the street Is more
or Ie-.s (iilet nnd deserted a person
crossing the road Is leas npt to look
for approaching vehicles. Where they
ure always passing, however, he Is al
ways on the lookout. The theory
works both ways. While thu pedes
trlun keeps a close watch on the
Mreum of trafllc, the automobile
driver also keeps tab on the con
tlnous lilu of pedestrians In his way.
On a comparatively cpilet street both
pedestrians ami cars nre exceptions
and accidents are bound to occur."
New York Sun.
Still Powerful Ruler.
With an area of 12ir,000 square
miles, Afghanistan Is, next to Tibet,
tiie largest country in the world thnt
Is virtually closed to the citizens of
other nations, liut political life at
wary, alert Kabul is In t.harp con
trast to the medltativu seclusion nnd
cIuni-Ic aloofness of the pious lamas
at Lhasa. Amir Amautlllau Khan,
through his agents 1h India anil else
where, Is in close touch with the
world's ciinent event; and, as the
last remaining Independent ruler of a
.Moslem country, now '.hat the power
of the caliph at Stnmboul Is broken,
lie wields a far-reaching Influence
throughout the Mohnmmeilmi world;
also, hecniise his hind happens to He
Just as It does on the map of the
world, It Is plain that for a long' time
to eoiiie he will be an active force In
the political destinies of middle Asia.
I.Ike Menellk of Abyssinia, Queen 1,11
of the Hawaiian islands, or the last
of the Fiji kings, this Amir, remote
and obscure as his kingdom Is, stands
out In his time as a picturesque orld
Scots "Fish" With Swimmers.
Over in canny .Scotland they "flh"
with swl icrs, that Is with fctudents
who nre learning to swim.
Kwlmmliig Instructors have various
methods "or leaching their pupils, but
none Is more novel than that used by
some of the ,Scot-i. These Instructors
have a rope mid pulley arrangement
by which the pupil Is suspended nt the
end of the rope In the water. The
Instructor holds the other end of the
rope and can raise or lower the pupil
In the water.
In his other hand the Instructor 1ms
u long pole with which he prods the
pupil at various times to correct tho
iiinM'iiicnts of tho arms and legsv
Should thu Instructor Ioe his grip on
the rope what would happen to tbo
pupil c;iii ,c Imagined, lint suppos
ing, with that pol- In bis band, Hie
Instructor, loses his temper? The
Held of conjcctuif Is open. -Cleveland
Improbable Story Beginnings.
Ueckvenkker hud been In tho dance
place for over three hours, but etlll,
he had irol tired of the Jazz music.
When Landed; presented his check
at the paying teller's window, the man
In the cage did not count the money
more than once.
Kvcnskn objected to her boy friends
spending money on her.
Itoccpiefort had Jim retnrned from
the dentist, who refused to accept the
regular fee because be had Indicted
so much pnlu upon his patient.
"No," wild tho Insurance agent, "1
was not 'Jusf In tho neighborhood, hut
I eamo uptown especially 'lo tco you,"
Melvin I.anu In the New York bun.
2. W, LANHING, ii. U.
Stc. (Jnlievlfcvc. Mi
calls Aiisncrrd iiromptlydny or nli;n'
O'Hrcitt hanmi'p urti .Score
DU. L. J . HUH IS Li
OCtlce nliarr lllitlc.le' tlitu Stoie
Dr. XX. 19. HQb.saxr
Office above lllnch X lioiinlnn' Unix Qui
sle, ueucvisvr. .mo ,
HENRY L. ROZIER
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rollcutlot: on nl I ccjlir pnlni., ri'inlttinp
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C. J. STANTON.
Attorney and Counsellor at L&
St?- W ill iirnctlcr In it 1 1 I'm i:mn ..r ilm
SIbib t'roni)ii attention given lonll liunlnt-
"titrinle.l to my cure.
am. HtMicvfrro. SIr. .
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IJ-SIiutiiik, Hnlr-CJiittlhK, )hi,niiioob.K,,Ve
linn! In tlicliiiimt mylitntreti.onuli!'raleii.
Ion In a iiolileunil (l Wilful Imrlii'r, mill lin!
VMS In remli ncnn tn unrvc yon, tjnlir.n Mm
Vel Kirci i
i The Barber.
Uttir-Ciittiiif,', Hlinmpuoinir, "
MityiiKintr nnd nil other sir
Viccs rendered in up-to-date
Locatko in Icorn.uu's Buimhnm
Fidcliiy M h Insurance Co,
Ok New Yohk
Km in, department policies issued
ITli-e, Lijrlilnlnyr, AVlml,
Kor full jinilieiilnrH tuldiess
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riiono Hull Kilt! Ste. (leiievieve. Mo.
OfFioic-ovcr Hank Ste. (Jon.
srjs: ais.yjivtavjs. ,vo.
Tlicre Is more Catarrh In tills section
if the country tlmn .ill other diseases
put toftetlicr, and for yoars it wns sup
posed lo bo Incurable. Doctors prescribed
local remedies, nnd by constantly falling
to curs with local trrjutmont. pronounced
It Incurable. Catarrh Is a local dlseaso.
jrcatly Inllucnccd by constitutional cod
dltions and therefore) lequires constitu
tional ticatmcnt., Hull's Catarrh Mcdl.
cine, mnnufaiturod bv V, J. Cheney &
to., Toledo, Ohio, Is a constitutional
remedy. Is taken Internally and acta
thru tho Blood on .iho Mccoub Surfaces
of tho System. One Ilundrel Dollars ro.
ward is offered for nny caao that Hall'n
Catarrh Jlcdlclno falls to cure. Gond for
circulars and testimonials.
fi,V.SnnKNEY ,& ToIe3. Ohio.
Hall a xumlly nils for constipation.
Tlioi'o urcjii't litilf so many
poipie living in ICusy Ntreni as
tliui'f iiro in rnuiisy alley.
IIAS been respoir
sible for thousands
of business successes
throughout the country.
Everybody in town
may know you but
they don't know what
you have to sell.
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