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repared by the Uniteit States Department
What can be done when a commun.
i sets out to rid itself of the men
"ce of railroad grade qrossings is
iown by the plans for a federal-ald
r- id to be constructed in Alabama be
"een Arlton and Clayton. In a dis
Vace of about 25 miles the old road
.Ossed the railroad 14 times. By good
glneermg 13 of these crossings have
en eliniiiated, the reinuinug one be
In the small town of Clio, where
V ere are only three trains a day, and
* ese move at slow speed as they ap
. oach the station.
Some months ago the bureau of
blic roads of the United States De
OET IN AND OUT
Many People Do Not Seem to
Realize What a Moment's
Fdrethought Will Do.
-ROPOSITION QUITE SIMPLE
oors Were Made to Enter and Leave
Through. and Not Bear Weight of
Person-Hinges Are Made
Getting in or out of an autoll)ile
an awkward job for most people.
(ey do not seem to realize that with
t a moment's forethought that it
n be ma1de a very simple proposition,
't. To begin with
Getting into a Motor Car.
e average peCrson when about to get
-to a machine proceeds to put the
chit hand1, if entering from the curb
*. Ie, wvell out on the dooer and to hear
lai hand and arm. - Doors were
enter and leave through, not
thme weighlt of aperson. They
* orted to the side of thle body
* *ratively frail hinges secured
'rght post that forms one of
**"supports. Ounce a door is
is well-nigh impossible to
h normal position as pa rt of the body,
because not only is the dloor Itself
irung out of shapie, but the body pos5t
Completina the Entranuce.
his without re
h land sills;
le frst drawing
partment of Agriculture anou.eg
that grade crossings Would be elim
Inated on all federal-aid highwalyns
wherever practicable. Oflicials of the
bureau are receiving hearty co-opera
tion, from state highway departments
and the general approval of the public.
It has been found possible to revise
ninny plans, keeping the road entirely
on one side of the track or finding a
suitable place where the road cam
cross beneath or above the track.
In some states the highway depart
ments on account of existing legisla
tion are having difficulty in Inducing
the railroad companies to share the
cost of placing the highway above or
under the track.
is simple enough If one will but put
the right foot on the running board,
grasping the body of the car, one
hand on each side of the door, and
Getting Out of a Car.
as the weight is put upon the right
foot exert a slight forward pulling
motion with the hands and arms, at
the same time lifting the left leg clear
of the running board and placing it
on the floor of the car as illustrated
in the second drawing. With the body
in this position as the eight foot Is
drawn into the car the body can easily
anid naturally be turned using the left
foo't a's a pivot and a sitting position
oaj the seat of the car taken without
awkwardness or inconvenience and
likewise without bumping onie's head
against the top of the manchine.
) Getting Out.
In getting out of a machine if one
will but grasp the sidle of the body
wvi thIle right hand, at the same time
placing the right foot on the running
board, as shiown ini the third illuistra'
ExtFo Ca opltd
thatit Fromu armpeted.he
the weight is put on the right foot,
the head extended beyond the line of
the top, to reach over and grasp the
other side of the door opening with
the left hand, at the same time putting
the weight (of the b)ody on the right
foot andl two hands and arms, bring
Ing tihe left foot out of the car and
to the curb, as shown in tihe fourth
The clutchl is disenagaged before each
shifting of transmission gears to allow
easy imovement of gears andi shifting
lover and prevent grating and possible
breaking of gear teeth while the shift
is attemiptedl. It is possible to change
gears without first dlisengaging the
clutch. but considlerable practice and
familliarity with them is necessary, and
danger of stripping the teeth and
astrain on the entire driving systemf is
WIP40YE UNIFORM INIMATIONA,
(By IEV. P. B. FITZWATER, 1). D.,
Teacher of English Bible in the Moody
Bible Institute of Chicago.)
Copyright. 1922, Western Niwsppr t'nIon
LESSON FOR AUGUST 20.
SECOND RETURN FROM EXILE
LESSON TEXT-Hzra 7:1-8:36.
GOLDEN TEXT-The hand of our God
is upon all then that seek him, fur good.
IREEtENC0 MATiERIAL-Ezra 9:1.
1itIMARY TOPIC-Ezra's l'rayor for
JUNIOR TOPIC-Ezra's Prayer tol
Help on a Journey.
INTERMTADIATIN AND RENIOlt TOPVC
--Ezra: Teacher and Leader.
YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULT TOPIC
-Religious Teachers: A Need and an Op.
I. The Leader-Ezra (7:1-10).
1. Who he was (vv. 1-0. (1) A
priest (vv. 1.5). The leader of the lirsi
colipaly wits Zerubbabel, a sort ol
military governor. The great need ilom
was for a religious leader, for tht
people had gone far from God, as w(
see from the noble reforms whici:
Ezra effected. (2) A ready seribt
(v. (3). le was a teacher of the lam
2. His high ambition vv. 7-10)
(1) "lle set hils heart to seek the law
of the Lord" (v. 10). He deiiltely sel
out with the noble purpose to know
God's Word. To be successful in any
thing one must set out with a purpose
DAuilel was a success because lie "pur.
posed in his heart." Ministers and
Stnday-school teachers should hav(
this set purpose. (2) He set his nearl
to obey tho Lord (v. 10). H-e wias nol
only concerned with knowing God'.
Word, but to obey it. God's Word can
not fully be known by the intellect
it must he expxerienced. The essentia
quaiIlification for a teacher of the Bible
a preacher or Sunday-school teacher
is obedience to God's Word. (3) 1h
set his heart to teach Israel God'i
statutes an1d judgments (v. 10). He no1
only had a love for Cod's Word, but t
desire to implant it in the hearts o
others. When ono has an experientia
knowledge of God's Wordl he longs t
teach it to others.
I. is commission (7:11-20). Thi
king Artaxerxes gave him a copy o!
the decree authorizing hiin to lead a
company back to Jerusalem. 1-e wi
empowered (1) to collect funds (vv
15, 10) ; (2) to levy tribute (vv. 21
22) ; (3) to appoint magistrates an,
judges (v. 25) ; (4) to execute pen
ilties (v. 20). So great was the king'
confidence in Ezra that he gave al
these powers into his hand. For thil
great honor Ezra lifted his heart t
GodA In thanksgiving. He was mainl
concerned with the fact that he wa
to beautify the Lord's house an
acknowledge that God had put thi
purpose into the king's heart.
ii. The Company (8:1-20).
The company was snall-only 1,75,
males, but including women, childrei
lKnd servants, there were perhaps 6,004
to 7,000 people in this caravan.
Ill. Ezra's Prayer and Fasti
The first tihing he did was to seel
God's guidance. Not only God's lead
ers, but all Christians should seeli
(divinle gulidlance and help in every un1
dertaking-every newv jouirney, ever)
piece of new&1 work, every business ad
venture, every relationship. Thai
which we cannot invoke God's bless
ing upon should not be undertaken
Further, success camn only be realiwed
wheni God's blessing is upoin us. He
did not inilimize thme dangers attend
ing such a journey, but he had told
the king that the hand of tile Lord
would lbe upon all for good whom soughi
Aham, and now lie was ashamed to ask
thme kitng for a military escort to iro
tect them from the marauding Arabs,
IV. The Successful Journey (8:24.
God heard their prayer. The treas
nire entrusted to themi was great. Per
haps the entire value of all the money,
etc., was $5,000,000. F"or a weak eara
van to go on a Journey requiring fouz
months through a country infested by~
these robber bands, carrying such an
amount of money wats most perilous;
but Ezra kcnewv that God was able andi
would protect them. Note:
1. The care andl honesty (vy. 2-4-30),
The mioney was weighed unto1 them at
the start and wa~vs to be weighed when
turnied over to the authorities at
Jerusalem. The incentive to honesty
andI strict accounti ing of the trust wvai
that they wvere holy mn anid were en
trusted wvith that which was holy be
cause it belonged to God. Most exact
ing care should be exercised in han
duing the Lord's mnoney. We shmouh]
gulardl sacredly ouir trust.
2. Their safe arrival (vv. 31, 32)
Some four and one-half months weri
requiiredl to make the journey. God
Proved hlimself to be faithful, havini
protected them anid brought thlen
safely to their destinaltion.
In the same dlegree that we overratt
ourselves, we shall underrate others
for injustice ailowedl at home is no0i
likely to be corrected abroad.-Washl
Let the injurIes Pass.
Christianity demands us to pass hN
injuries; It is policy to let them pasi
Offended vanity is tihe great seg
arator in social life....A. Helps.
et Contents 11uid Draolm
ALGOIiOL-3 PIR GENT.
similatingUtel'od by Regua
Therety Promoting DKCSt(le
neit her opiutm, Morphdt6Ineor
fineral. NOT NAuoTGI
Constipation and DiarrhOea.
and Feverishness atdI
Loss oF SLEEP
- rstding thefrom1ininfang
racimile sionature ot
ru GmrrAD o40PEfl'
Exact Copy of Wrapper.
IN LINE WITH BOLSHEVISM
Parallel Drawn by H. G. Wells li
Pretty Good Explanation of Ex
11. G. Wellsi was discussing bolshe
"It's too boad," he said, "for, aiftei
all, the bolsheviks meant well. Bit
they went too far, you see. Thatv:
our trouble everywhiere. Either w
don't go far enough, or else we go toi
"Like the man in the Frenich rev
"This poor devil looked at th
French menu, whleh was (ireek t,
a hli, and tleI lie touched nll itet
with his linger. The waiter brough
hilim i plate of soup.
"Well Itid good. Ills soup finlishiet
Slie touched the next item. The valte
s brought lhim a second plate of soil
With a repressed oath lie touched th
s third item, andt a third plate of souj
was set before himn1.
"In desperation theni Ie touched th,
last itell of aill.
"The waiter brought lhiim tooth
Rheostat for Vacutum Tubes.
Rlheostats for controlling the cur
rent in vacuum tubes aind construact
ed for mount Ing on paniels vauryingw
from one-eighth to one-half Inch in~
thickness, are no0w being nanufac
turedC~ by ai Milwaukee (W~is.) concern,
says an illustrated art ic in P'opulai
Mechianles Magazine. T1wo styles, one
with vernier adjustamenit for dhet(ector
tubes, and the other for ampliller
tubes, are avila~le~(, both designed for
an operating range from zero to four
"Did you not lee the drawn look about
her eyes?" "Yes; she cain't seem tc
confine her art to her cheeks."
*asp~ot o f Moim
That Baby should have a bed ol
is more reasonable for an infant to sl
a man's medicine in an attempt to re
that same infant. Either practice is
be tolerated by specialists in childrer
Your Physician will tell you 1
prepared with even greater care thai
A Baby's stomach when in good
by improper food. Could you for a r
to your ailing child anything but e
for Infants and Children ? Don't-be d
Make a mental note of this:
you should remember that to functio
your Baby must receive special care,
the desired results may be had from
prepared for grown-ups.
MOTHERS SHOULD READ THE BOOKLET THAT IS ARO1
Bear the I
THE CENTAUR COMPAN
msures Fresh Char
UTNAM FADELESS DYES
TURNED JOKE ON MRS. GOULD
i Occasion When Theatrical Manager
Proved Himself Gifted With a
Keen Sense of Humor.
"Mfrs. George Gould," said a New
York dranatist, "wias a superb Itetress
before her mari'Iage, ald she often tin
t fertaitined Augustin Daily, her old man
ager, at Gieorgian court
"One day as the G(oulds and Daly
%vere sauntering over the Likew ootd
gardens a little group of strangers
drew timidly near
*'Pardon ie, Mrs. Gould,' said one
(of the group, 'ht we have heard so
,much hot y~ouir wonderful hiothtouses
.-will you allow us to visit theii'
t Ars. Gould nodded towar(Is Daly
" 'Ask hlim,' ishe sa(d.
r "'Pardon te. Mr. Could, but may
we visit your hotliouses?' the stran
11 ger repeltted.
"Daily assuimed i grand air.
"'Yes, yes, of course you mn11y,' he
: said, 'and plick Just ats many apricots
iad penches as you like.'
Bobbed Hair May Cause Baldness.
'tUhe fenrful p~rospe.ct (of a1 nation of
ihldhen'ded womeni following in the
wvake of the~ hiObbed hailr (ernz'e hats
dhivided WVashinagton lbeaty pa rhcrs
Into two bitter' cam~ps, while in the
dilstan(ce irmnble's the thunijder of an
W~hien hair is hiObbedi, it 1s (exp~lined,
a tighat hait usuailly is worn through
which air dloes naot reach the scailp,
andl~ which retiards the growith cif the
In fact, it has been so'lemnly auf
firmed that the croinOflg glory,
starved for v'entilaition, frequently
gives up tihe battie anid falls out.
Egotisum Is often very cleverly con
eenaled ; yet It is~ always there.
H3 EALTH authorities a~
1dren should let coffee
that their nerves may be k
the caffeine drug disturbai
tip in natural health.
[sn't this suggestion good fc
There's charm for all and he
Postum, that satisfying, wl
beverage which contains no,
nerves or digestion. Make
"There's a Re<
its own all are agreed. Yet it
eep with grown-ups than to use
gulate the delicate organism of
to be shunned. Neither would
hat Baby's medicine must be
L Baby's food.
health is too often disarranged
aoment, then, think of giving
L medicine especially prepared
[t is important, Mothers, that
ia well, the digestive organs of
No Baby Ie so abnormal that
the use of medicines primarily
IND EVERY BOTTLE OF FLETCHER'S CASTORIA
I. NEW YORK CITY.
m to Old Shawls
dyes or tints as you wish
DIPLOMACY TO THE RESCUE
With Ice Cream Cone in Sight, It
Must Be Conceded That Betty
Het W , wvho is fouir, hna bieen scolded
by auitie for ome It,(i(lemjIejnIor, and
her feelings vere hadly hurt. She
ukiet referriig to tle maiittqr and](1 Eaa
lug to itnite: "All right for you. [
(ich),'t enre about, you anly mr
P4imally 11unt1y retorted': "el E
right for you, thenl. If you doll't cam
abhout me any molre I won't needl to
get youl that tee creno cone I Intend
ed to buly you."
Bletty loolked nalished for ia mnomllent
She dd ot w " it h to unbend so fares
to ntevept ak brible, but shle ilik1ed to
lose that ive crenmiiii cone.
Then her fae brightened( with a
hsappy thought. "Oh-uh-April flo1P'
she ai triumphanly.-Detroit ree
Dream of Opulence.
A week before the Fourth of July
three-yearI-(Ild IRetty investedt a quar
te'r in fireworks, butying two( boxeOs ot
victory snakesC0 and1 a1 15r-cent pa1ckg
of spaIrklersi~. Every suiccteeing da27
she( telok themIl Out and( looked at thm
dlellghtedlIy. Oni(1( th eirning of thle
["ourth, ats she p~reparedV to shoot them
oflf, slhe sid, wistfully: "Ohl, mouvver,
I wil1sht I was11 Ia illonailre I"
"Well, Belty, wh'ly In the woruld si
"Whly, if I wa'us," exclauimied Betty,
"I htelletve' I'dl jus1' shoot off this very
wIhle box (It sparilklers to onel(1"
Thirteen million1 people it tend me
tioni pletures dalily In the Unite
TPhr'ae are' certan itemperam1ents
l1tht are ha~lppiest weeping over thei
gree that chit.
and tea alone,
ept free from
ice, and grow
r you, too?
irm for none in
:hing to disturb
the test today.