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The gallant deeds ot the heroes of
old stood out because such acts were
not then dally events. Bravery to
day Is a commonplace.
An Ontario aviator flew to an ene
my alrdome and, finding nobody
there to fight, proceeded to another
alrdome three miles further on,
twelve miles within the enemy terri
tory. He found seven boehe machines
with engines running. He swooped
and attacked from a height of about
than fifty feet, and when the first
machine rose to meet him he poured
in fifteen rounds and sent it to the
ground. The second got off the
ground and received thirty rounds be
fore it fell. Two machines then left
the ground and the Canadian started
upward, not to escape, but to have
more room. At 1,000 feet he attacked
one machine and sent it to the ground.
The second machine started for him;
he emptied all he had left into it and
returned to his station, being a little
A non-commissioned officer delib
erately gave his life to blow up a
German mine and bury the boches
whom he surprised. His heroism is
commemorated by a monument at
A major descended into a German
stronghold and captured, single
handed, more than a hundred. He Is
wearing a V. C. now.
A lieutenant was wounded in the
arm and shoulder. He started back
to have his wounds dressed, but com
ing upon two of his platoon buried
by a shell explosion, he stopped and
dug them out, although he was suf
fering tortures and was under heavy
Another lieutenant showed gal
lantry in obtaining his objective by
routing an enemy force three times
his number; he then consolidated his
position and beat off two counter at
tacks. About that time he noticed
that the officers ot the company on
his left had been killed or disabled
and he went over and took command
and beat oft another attack.
These arc a few instances of the
hazards men fearlessly undertake
daily in this war. They bring in
wounded" under fire, extinguish blazes
of camouflage over ammunition
dumps, fight on though wounded se
erely and stick to their ammunition
wagons after they are afire.
This is an era of dauntless bravery
and sacrifice. "
1UT1D LLOYD GEORGE
"He does not pause to think; he
acts. He has no fear. The bigger
the task, the better he likes it. The
higher the stakes, the more heroic
his play. He never fears to put his
fate to the touch, and will cheerfully
risk his all on a throw." With these
words does a biographer describe
David Lloyd George, premier of Great
Born and reared in a little Welsh
village between the mountains and
the sea, David Lloyd George from the
first stood out among his companions
as a born leader, one who was al
ways at the forefront ot events,
whether it was a revolt against the
catechism or' against the tyranny of
the parson who refused the dying
wish ot a Dissenter to be buried in
his child's grave. The whole charac
ter and make-up of this small but
mighty man is summed up in the one
As his biographer says, Lloyd
Georgo has the swiftest mind in poli
tics, a mind that "carries with it no.
impediments." He is the improvisor
ot politics, laying his political plans
as he runs, thinking best on his feet,
never preparing a speech until the
crisis is upon him. Notwithstanding
his impulslvo nature, he is at bottom
the most subtle, the most resolute
and the most willful force In modern
politics, with passion that is always
But the big thing that stands out in
the life of rremicr Lloyd George is
the fact that he is always "doing
things." And these are always big
things. When it came to the matt.cr
ot improving the English docks, he
did not look in books for his Informa
tion but journeyed to Antwerp and
Hamburg to see for himself. Before
he brought In his Merchant Shipping
Bill, ho took a voyage to Spain and
learned about ships.
This, in a few words, Is the man
who rose with rockct-llke speed to
the position of premier ot the greatest
empire In the world. Unconscious
of the roads and fences ot his fore
fathers, recognizing only the living
present, this man among men guides
the destinies of Great Britain in the
struggle that means a continuance of
the splendid ,power and rule of the
Empire or its defeat at the hands of
Prussianisxn. May his audacity and
ability to act correctly not fall him
In this hour of trial.
TIIE VISION' OF YOUTH
In the present conflict of peoples,
there often seems Httlo to be thank
ful for. The world is torn up by its
rootsr-strong men have gone forth
to do battle and widows and orphans
are left to mourn their dead.
Yet there still remains one ot the
most beautiful things the world has
ever known the optimistic vision of
youth. All over the land, young men
and young women have risen up,
radiant in their strength and beauty,
eager to fight the battle of freedom.
From far and near they have come,
not to promise, not to prate of their
sentiments, but to do the thing which
will bring their beautiful visions to
Tennyson might almost have writ
ten a portion of his "Locksley Hall"
for the present time, so closely does it
fit conditions which prevail now. He
pictures the boy fresh from what lias
been a period of study and seclu
sion, facing the wonders of London.
Ho shows how the heart leaps up at
sight of the throngs of men, every
one working and achieving in the
He" shows too, the young man as a
dreamer, dipping Into the wonders of
what will be, gazinc at the vision ot
the world and watching:
The heaven's 1111 wltu commerce, argosies
of magic sails
1'llots of tbe purple twilight, dropping
ilnirn Tvlth CrtSIIV nnicsr I
Heard the heavens fill with shouting, and i
there raln'd a ghastly now i
From the Nation's airy uavics grappling j
In tbe central blue;
Far along the world-wide whisper of, the
CUUlll 11111 lUSlllllh i.,iu.(
With the standards of all peoples plung-
1U IJJtUUKU IUC IUl"-l DH..U.,
Till the war-drum throbbed no longer.
anil lue inuiu aK cn: ui-.
In the Parliament of man, the Federation
Ol lilt? uuriu.
There the common sense of most shall
Imld .i fretful realm In awe.
And the kindly earth shall slumber, lapt
In universal law.
THE OPEN COLUMN
Editor the Missourian: In the
queer upheaval which has followed
our entrance into war, more than one
theory of living has tumbled by the
wayside, to bo replaced by one more
efficient and worked out more scien
tifically. Now the old idea that home-made
candy should be preferred for chil
dren lias -been attacked. Miss Jcnnio
Snow, supervisor of household arts in
the Chicago schools, is the person
who has fired the bomb. She will be
saved if the candy is bought rather
than made in the home kitchen.
This seems to destroy pleasant
little pictures of home-life, in which
the entire family sniffs hungrily while
mother stirs an appetizing mixture of
butter and sugar and chocolate on
the stove. But hear what Miss Snow
"Children need a certain amount
of sweets and if they try to get them
at home by making their own candy,
they will use more sugar than they
would if they bought it." M. U.
Daily Hoover .Hint
(No. 610, Miller Shoe Company's
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Ft-aiiut Loaf (Meat Substitute).
(Serving for Six Persons.)
1 cup shelled peanuts s
2 cups cold mashed potatoes, rice
or hominy gifts
J5 cup milk.
Little chopped onion for flavor
Put the peanuts through the meat
chopper, then combine with the pota
toes, rice or hominy grits (left-overs
arc very- good and if not enough of
each alone, combine what you have).
Combine the above mixture with milk
and well-beaten eggs (yolk and white
beate ntogether). Add onion and fla
vorings. Bake in oblong pan, in me
Serve over the loaf brown gravy or
tomato sauce made by meling 1 table
spoon butter, stirring in 2 table
spoons flour and then 1 cup ot tomato
juice. This loaf is rich in protein,
carbohydrate and fat, hence forms
the principal dish for a meal.
MENINGITIS UNDER CONTROL
Outbreak at Cnmp Fiinston Said io
Hare Been Arresled.
Ily Associated Press
CAMP FUNSTON. Kan., Dec. 24.
The outbreak of spinal meningitis at
Camp Funston may le said to be ar
rested, according to Dr. Charles
Banks, senior surgeon. United States
public health service, and deputy
state health officer.
"There is no progressive Increase
of cases at Camp Funston," said Doc
tor Banks. "The situation is favorable."
THE ETEJflXG 3IISS0UKLIX, 3I0XPAY. DECE3IBER Si, 1917.
FEKTIXEXT FOOD PARAGRAPHS
(By the Federal Food Administration)
The waster ot butter, wheat, meat
and sugar is the worst slacker of all
he stabs his country's soldiers in
Some traitors blow up ships; more
empty the sugar howl Into the coffee
Every spoonful or lump of sugar
you save is a shot for you across "No
Man's Land" at the enemy.
This is a wartime Christmas. The
sugar, wheat, meat and fat you save
will be your gift to the "boys over
Do not overload your Christmas
dinner table; there are men fighting
for you across the Atlantic who need
the food. Don't waste it.
You will benefit yourself and help
others by eating less sweets at
Christmas time. Sugar Is needed
The war can never be fully felt un
til it is brought Into your own home.
This Is your war as an American
citizen; bring it into your home by
You are the guard over the sol
dier's rations: he will attend to the
enemy. Don't betray your trust.
Can you "stuff yourself with food
at Christmas time when your neigh
bor's son may soon need that food to
help win your war? Servo smaller
portions. Don't waste any food.
Cornmcal is a Made-la-Missouri
product. We should cat more of it
and save wheat for the soldiers.
Christmas candv that reciuires little
or no sugar is a gift to our Allies as
well as to the receiver.
U. S. FLOUR YITAL TO FINLAND
Peonlo Face Death From Starvation
Eat Bread of Bark.
(Correspondence of the Associated Fre)
NEW YORK, Nov. 20. Speedy ,
death from hunger threatens the
greater part of the population of Fin
land unless they can obtain flour
from the United States, asserts Dr.
Kaarlo Ignatius, Commissioner of the
Finnish government for negotiating
the release of food-tsuffs by the
United States Government, In a state
ment to the Associated Press. The
threat to Finland is not privation or
even chronic starvation, he declares.
29? each QfirJ? 3fry?
Concerning Finland's needs and its
causes, "Dr. Ignatius said:
"In regard to food supply, Finland
is worse off than any of the European
states whose sufferings have been
brought before the American public.
For months past, our people have
been eating bread made out of flour
mixed with pine-bark and lichens, but
even with this expedient we cannot
hold out, as the flour reserve virtual
ly is exhausted, and even our hardy
population cannot eat unmixed bark.
"The sufferings endured in the
summer were terrible, and since I left
Finland in September they have be
come much worse. Nothing can save
us except the prompt release by the
American Government of the flour
which wo have already ordered and
paid for in the United States.
"All I want is the release of enough
flour to save us from death and
hunger. Privation we have stood and
arc willing to stand. We ask for this
concession and wc base our demand
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