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Friday, November 14, 1010
CAR JUST KEPT ON MOVING
Lucky for Sleeping Occupants That
th« Road Had Been Cut Up by .
j i recall ii funny motoring incident
that Sight have turned out decidedly
otherwise if It had not been for a
mere.chance, writes a correspondent, j
It occurred In the country during the
i a young fellow and his sister were I
returning i« the wee small hours from !
it (lame in a neighboring town. He i
was driving a flivver. They were both I
very tired, and finally they both j
dropped off to sleep.
' It so happened that late the day be
fore a heavy farm wagon had passed
that way, leaving deep ruts in the mud.
and during the evening these had froz
en solid. The car got into these ruts
and ran along them with no one quid- !
Ing it for some time. The tracks turn
ed several corners and finally turned
into a farmyard and went Into the i
The tin turned the corners Slid fol- !
lowed >' tracks into the yard. It
mis going straight on and would have j
smashed Into the barn door had not
the girl waked in time to see the build- j
Ing looming up just in front of them, j
Realizing the situation immediately, !
she Jammed on the brake and stopped I
the car a few feet from the closed \
I am assured that this is a perfectly |
KNOWS NO NORTH OR SOUTH
Southern Doughboy Who Fought in
France Is Strong for the Appella
The monicker, Yank, is going to
stick. Just read what this fellow, who j
was born south of Mason and Dixon's j
"I come from a line of 'rebels' who
boast that they did not surrender.
Until I was quite a husky chap I be
lieved that 'd Yankee' was one
word and 'Republican' its synonym, |
and knew the 'rebel yell' as a varsity
boj knows his college yell. Before
the war I wore a slouch bat, rode
horseback and shot squirrels. I still
say cawn bread, think Dixie should
be our national air, that Robert B. Lee
was the world's greatest general, and
Jefferson Davis, sub, the world's great
"Hut, speaking for myself and a J
not overly small bunch of fellow 'reb- |
els,' I am exactly satisfied with the
honest, hard-fisted, firm-jawed and
seemingly inevitable nickname of
Yank, and say, with one of the papers
" 'Let Yank be the official battle J
name of our boys, and the "rebel yell"
their official battle cry.' "
In truth, the South and the North '
are welded.—Stars and Stripes.
Cutting the Nation's Tire Bill.
"Forty makes of motor tires were J
submitted to the bureau of standards
by the office of the quartermaster gen- j
era),'' writes Thomas H. Uzzell in Ev
erybody's. "They were given labora
tory 'durability runs.' after which they
were autopsied by the rubber special
ists. Their carcasses' were cut up and
the pieces ladled, roasted, stretched.
The results were discouraging. Even j
the best of them seemed to suffer ]
from Improper 'toughening.'
"So into their little rubber-mill went '
the experts, with notes furnished them i
by the tire manufacturers, - and pro- |
ceeded to make up some tire rubber
which hud the proper degree of tough
ness. They succeeded. They passed
out the word: 'The trouble Is that you
makers are not sifting your zinc oxld
before mixing It with the rubber com- J
"The makers began to sift. Better
tires resulted. Some $30,000,000 were
saved to the government. And today
you are enjoying a cut In your tire bill
by getting better tires—a result of
that experiment with zinc oxid."
Successful Woman Trapper.
Trapping predatory animals Is
scarcely the kind of occupation In
which a woman might be expected to
distinguish herself, even with the great
extension of the range of feminine ac
tivities to which we have been accus
tomed lately. Mrs. Ada Tingley of Ida
ho, is reported, however, by the North
western division of the United States
biological survey, to be so successful
in this employment that her male ri- ,
vain are finding it hard to keep up with
her records. Her victims are mainly
coyotes, bob-cats, wolves, lynxes and
mountain lions. At 8:30 every morn
ing Mrs. Tingley mounts her cay use
-nd rides off to her traps, of which
"he runs six lines, of ,".0 each. She us- \
*• a fish bait prepared by a secret
formula. On occasion she can use a-i
•32 caliber rifle with almost perfect j
Make Big Gun by Shrinking Liner.
In making a 12-inch gun at an east
ern arsenal the liner tube. M feet
tong, whs finished and rifled before
being shrunk into place. Customarily
the liner Is fine-bored and rifled after
the shrinkage operation, and this Is
declared to be the first time a gun of
«nch large size was ever assembled
•Jter the tube was finished.—Popular
Johannesburg Now Metropolis,
Johannesburg, with a population of
-"4, is the largest and most res
mopolitan city In South Africa. The
tastes of the people are varied, rang
tog from the simplest requirements on
the part of the natives to the most
cultivated wants. Music of some form
'» one of the means of satisfying these
j _JOSIT L SMITH I
♦ By JACK LAWTON, J[
no'?. 8 l'! chance of your life," Gilbert
Hane s sister wrote >«',„. -and you had
J;"" come here at once. You know
£rr*S, 'UUSi make *«n«ne.v-merriage,
Bert. if you hope to succeed in yow
Profession DoCt° r , „„„. «**l» «
practice on nothings year; and l feel
that I have done my share In giving
you a start.
Frankly, it was with your Interest
«l heart as well as my own, that I
married Carleton Page, and the union
has been a happy one--not from a
financial viewpoint alone.
"You are aware of your own powers
of charming when women are con
cerned, there your 'lexicon knows no
such word as fail.'
The Ocean Breeze hotel la a costly
establishment. N,„.e but the fortunate
may make their habitation here for
any length of time, and the Austin
•Smiths Intend to remain the summer.
Hut then we know In Chicago
"hat that name stands for. Upon the
hotel register, the noted guests are In
scribed as Mrs. Austin Lee Smith, Miss
Adele Smith and Miss Rosle .Smith,
lou are to take notice of the latter;
Mrs. and Miss Smith are quite unap
proachable, no reigning (sovereign
could be more determinedly exclusive
than they. None of us have been fa
vored with mo,-,, than a bowing ac
quaintance. It Is therefore Uosie
Smith, upon whom I found my hope.
A sweet, appealing little creature.
"When she is not accompanying Mrs.
Smith upon some pleasure jaunt, she
Is seated in a quiet nook of the
veranda, where she exchanges picas
ant words with us all. Rut fancy, Bert
the enormous wealth these two girls
will inherit, and hasten yourself and
your winning way in this direction."
Light of anticipation shone in the
handsome brother's eyes as he finished
reading his sisters letter. Genevieve
always had his Interest at heart, she
was right, a marriage for money was
his only road to success, and he would
bid Phoebe good-by and start Imme
diately for Ocean Breeze. Phoebe
need not know his proposed adventure;
the shock would be hard enough when
it came. He must let her down easy.
When he arrived at the ocean re
sort, his sister met him, jubilantly.
"Just In time for presentation to
-Miss Rosle." she said. "That quaint
name suits her demure pinkness. The
Austin Smiths are driving."
Gilbert looked admiringly down at
the dainty girlish figure before which
his sister paused. It seemed too good
to be true, that an heiress so desirable
should also be the possessor of love
liness and charms,
Miss Rosle smiled in acknowledg
ment of the introduction, and though
her gaze, during the hour which fol
lowed, was upon her embroidery, she
glanced up at the irresistible Gilbert
occasionally while responding to his
When Mrs. Austin Smith and the
stately Adele returned Miss Rosle mur
mured his name to them, before follow
ing through the entrance.
Gilbert was entranced. Moreover, he
was delighted with his own overwhelm
ing good fortune. "Genevieve was cer
tainly a winner In selection."
Thereafter he assiduously devoted
himself to Miss Rosle Smith at every
opportunity. nd as he frequently
heard her refusing to accompany the
envied family upon their drives or out
ings, he complimented himself upon
the fact of her enjoyment of his so
ciety. For it had become habit for
Gilbert to join the girl after their de
parture, In inviting nooks to which
she carried hooks or sewing.
Her friendliness toward himself
could not be doubted; the lucky cir
cumstance of being brother to Mrs
Oarleton Page had helped him here
be was sure. But with all her friend
liness and companionship Rosle Smith
lost none of her reserve. Personali
ties seemed not to interest her. Gil
bert, speaking of his professional am
bition and his life heretofore, hoped
for a return of confidence. It was not
Then niton one moonlit evening,
eager for his triumph, he told of his
love for her. and because there was
10 very much at stake. Gilbert wait
ed for the first time Impatiently — a
"I have never thought that you really
cared," Rosle Smith said nt last slow
ly, "even though Adele kept telling me
that you did. Mrs. Smith was of the
same opinion, but — "
"Mrs. Smith!" Gilbert interrupted,
"you mean your mother?"
"Mrs. Austin Smith is not my moth
er," Rosle exclaimed, "she is just a
friend, so is Adele. That our names
happen to be the same Is not unusual."
She smiled. "There Is no relationship
between us. 1 came with them to this
place upon their really charitable In
Before Gilbert Mane's stare of
amazement she paused.
"It Is kind of them to make much
of a poor little nobody like myself,"
she added, "because—"
Gilbert arose dazedly.
"Have to go," he muttered, "business
appointment back In town." And be
had been on the verge of proposing to
(his "poor little nobody." ll' must
got away, he reflected, She would
grieve, of course, but —
"I was shoot to tell you," if-- •
Smith said, and smiled, "thai Mrs.
Austin Smith and Adele hare been
very kind to me, because I eaperf very
sooii to be married to Austin Smith.
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'-AY ALL UNDER CONTRIBUTION
Persian Dervishes Demand Alms as a
Right, and Simple People Read
ily Give Up.
a feature of Persian life which Illus-!
trates the simple and superstitious!
nature of the people of the mldeast is ;
their tolerance of the dervishes. These i
weird, gypsylike beggars infest the
cities and annoy the village folk In
Passing from one place to another, ac
cording to their vows of itinerancy.
These are not the whirling dervishes
Of circus fame. Whirling would be too
energetic a form of worship tor the
members or this most ancient leisure!
class. Their greatest exertion consists
of walking slowly and blowing a horn
to announce their presence.
The dervish of Persia Is known by !
his begging bowl, conical cap, animal !
skin cape and Club, The weapon,
which is usually a stick driven through j
with nails, is carried conspicuously, !
It fact, it seems unpleasantly ready
for use when its owner calmlj de j
man.is tribute. it is true thai there
is small danger of its us,., even if
alms are refused, but a refusal how- j
ever polite and apologetlcal, is sure to |
arouse the wrath of the dervish. His
vocabulary may be unintelligible, but
the meaning of his threats and proph
ecies is usually understood. Fellow |
citizens of the dervish tribe prefer to ,
make a gift at any cost In order to !
avoid having the wrath of heaven j
called down upon them in the masterly
language of an experienced heaven in- j
The dervish makes himself useful to
the community honored by his pres
ence by telling fortunes and stories,
reciting prayers, selling charms and
'even curing the sick by blowing his
sacred breath on them—all in return
for which lie turns over to his chief
alter deducting a living wage.
GIVEN NAMES OF PRESIDENTS
Historical Appellations Bestowed on
Summits of Mountain Range in
Heretofore when one spoke of the
presidential range everyone — every
New Lnglander, at least— knew, with
out further particularizing, that Mount
Washington and its attendant summits
was the subject, writes Allen Cham
berlain in the Boston Evening Tran
Henceforth one must needs be more
specific, since during the last year a
rival presidential range has appeared
on the map in Vermont. That region,
hitherto generally spoken of as the
Bread Loaf Mountain section, lying
between Middlebury gap and the Lin-
Warren pan, was but little
known, except in its southerly portion,
until the Green Mountain club men
ran their Skyline trail through. They
found there a maze of unnamed sum
mits grouped as in council, and seem
ingly worthy of being recognized as
individuals of distinction.
Just north of these heights is the
rugged mass whose summits have been
known for more than half a century as
Mounts Abraham and Lincoln. Quite
naturally the idea of a new presiden
tial range arose and, with great parti
san restraint, four of the neighboring
mountains were therefore named
Mount Grunt, Mount Grover Cleve
land, Mount Roosevelt and Mount
Poisoned by Ink.
Behind the scenes at the Globe the
ater, where, to the delight of all play
goers, Miss Violet Vanbrugh has scor
ed another wonderful success In
"Trimmed In Scarlet," the famous ac
tios told me this amusing story of her
"We were playing 'Romeo and Jul
iet' on tour," she said, "and one night
In the poison scene, Juliet found her
self without a phial. The audience
was waiting, and in despair she
snatched an ink-bottle from the stage
carpenter, and gasping 'Is It empty?'
"But when the hapless lady raised
the bottle to her lips and tipped It
downwards, a stream of Ink descended
over her chin and down her white
dress. The house yelled at the comi
cal sight."- London Tit-Bits.
No More Shiny Domes.
After the wonders which we have
! ■seen worked for the soldiers who suf
i fered disfigurement during the war,
It is not surprising that plastic sur
geons are turning their attention to
Improving civilians also. Ugly noses,
projecting ears, harelips and all sorts
of other obstacles to good looks will
probably be easily corrected In the
far-away future. The most in
teresting thing along this line which
has been recently discovered is that
no one need suffer from baldness any
more. By grafting a piece of skin
from some part of the head where
hair Is still growing onto the bald
patch, a new covering Is said to be
Mr. R. W. Hulton. in his report of
the trade of the FIJI islands-, says:
"Shirts are gradually gaining In popu
larity among the FlJlans. All kinds
of soft tennis shirts with COCCI and
pocket or collar and two pockets sell
freely. These shirts are usually worn
for dressy occasions, when the na
tives are generally clothed In white
or cream. There is an Increasing de
mand for khaki shorts and trousers.
The shorts are either plain or With
buckle knees and are being worn by
Fijian no beneath or Instead of n
loin cloth, There Is also n large sab
Till PULLMAN HKIMLU
SPECIALIZE IN FEEDER HOGS
One Hundred Carloads of Cholera-
Free Animals Shipped Annually
From South Dakota.
(Prepared m the United States Depart
iii, v. of Agriculture.)
Feeder hogs, perfect as to specifica
tion and designed to satisfy the most
discriminating purchaser, are exported
annually from the Belle Fourche
reclamation project, South Dakota.
Approximately 100 carloads of cholera
free and alfalfa-raised porkers are
shipped each season. The output for
the last few years has been purchased
by Nebraska farmers who fatten and
condition the hogs for tire central mar
kets. A special advantage about such
shipments Is thai the animals need
not be held In quarantine while vacci
nated to satisfy the requirements of
Interstate shipment, and the purchaser
does not have to bear added expenses,
such as yardage ami feed costs, which
lie would have to pay if he bought his
stock hogs on the central market.
The Belle Fourche project was re
cently declared tree from cholera by
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Dakota Farmers Specialize In Feeder
the state live stock sanitary board.
The hog growers of that section have
decided it is most profitable for them
to produce feeder hogs because the
high price and limited quantity of corn
In their vicinity available for feeding
purposes make the fattening of hogs
a hazardous undertaking. On the oth
er hand, alfalfa hay Is grown in abun
dance, and the pasture afforded Is
keenly relished by the hogs. Hence
the project farmers are limiting their
operations to feeder-hog production.
A co-operative live stock shipping as
sociation has been organized on the
Belle Fourche project to market the
hogs In unique fashion this fall. The
plan Is to secure carload orders for
these hogs so that they may be shipped
out In small train loads for delivery
to points east of the Missouri river.
The idea Is to have about fifteen cars
of hogs In each train, these ears being
loaded at Newell and Nlslnnd on the
project and to be curried to destina
tion, without Stopping for feed or wa
ter, within the 30-hour limit. Infor
mation is being promulgated among
the prospective buyers along the route
regarding the freight rates on a mini
mum car of feeder hogs so that they
can estimate accurately the gross cost
of such a load of quality feeders de
livered at their destination. The hogs
sold during the fall of 1918 ranged
from 10 to 21 cents a pound f. o. b.
cars, some of the loads being sold
above the market quotation and some j
of them under.
The Belle Fourche plan of market
ing feeder bogs should be of Interest to
other stock raisers and feeders In va
rious sections of the country, Illustrat
ing, its It does, a new method of feed
er-animal distribution. Handling
through a co-operative shipping asso
; elation directly from the producer to
the purchaser makes It certain that
I the buyer will receive the hogs at his
| station at a minimum cost for handling
lln transit. Furthermore, the fact that
: the animals come from a cholera-free
country is positive Insurance against
losses from that disease. If the hogs
are not exposed to Infection In transit
or subsequent to their delivery at their
now homes. Prospects are that In the
I future many South Dakota farmers in
j the eastern part of the state who raise
; considerable corn and make a practice
; of feeding the grain to hogs will rely
, to a certain extent on the animals com
ing from the Belle Fourche project
KEEP BEEF CALVES GROWING
Ensilage, If Available, Is Beet and
' Cheapest Feed When Pastures
Have Become Short.
(Prepared by 'he United Mate* Depart*
ment of Agriculture.)
Beef carves on pasture should be
kept in a thrifty, growing condition.
If the pasture becomes short the cows
should be fed, otherwise the develop
ment of the calves* may be checked.
Ensilage, If available, Is the cheapest
and best feed. Good hay Is an excel
lent supplementary feed, and COW*,
even on a fairly good pasture, sees
to relish a small quantity of dr., feed.
Boy beans, cow peas, or other pasture
crops may be used. if it Is not practi
cable to supply supplemental*) feeds
to the cows the calves should be fed
a little ?raln. This can be done easily
by placing a small nunritiry In a <reep
In the pasture. A mixture of one-third
corn, third oats, and one-third
bran bj w Uhf is a n< od feed for this
Soldier-artist who foui ; '> for livq years
in Italy under Old Glory. America's
greatest violin-^ ii I — and accepted
throughout the world as one of the
greatest living masters of the violin.
The greatness of Albert Spalding is
destined to live forever— for his ari
has been Rfc-Created by the New Edi
son The New Edison's Re-Creation
of Spalding's nrl lias been compared
directly with Ins living arl and no one
hearing him make the (est could dis
tinguish living performance from lis
Hot 'real ion
Come in and let us prove to you that a
The New EDISON
"The Phonograph with a Soul"
is as fine a musical performance as the
living Spalding himself can give.
Baum's Music House
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Ailments 'mgfc ,
DISORDERS of the stomach and constipation are
the most common diseases of children. To
correct them you will find nothing better than
Chamberlain's Tablets. One tablet at bed time will
do the work and will make your child bright and
cheerful the following morning. Do not punish
your children by giving them castor oil. Chamber
lain's Tablets are better and more pleasant to take.
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