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ACTE IN MICHIGAN
.Governor Endeavoring to Have Coal
Dfroit, rMich., JUly 2'4.,-<Governor
lro sbedk left Detroit for Saginaw
today, prepared to Udke some definite
step, toward 'bringing about resun
lon of -Operations i Michigan coal
He 'was scheduled to confer with T.
Leo 'Jones, president of -District 24,
Utlted 'I.ine TWoftkers'of America, this
afternoon, regar'ding the ivroposals
made to the miners *by the governor
last week, which suggested the work-,
ers return to the mines and produce
coal 'for state and municipal purposes,
either under pi'ivate or -public con
trol. Mr. Jones is quoted as saying
that miners of the (Michigan fields
could not retur'n to the mines without
'pernilssion of the national union ofi
Governor roecsbeck was prepared
to offer exery inducement to the min
ers 'to 'obtain acceptaice of his )r'o
posals, 'but indicated that in case no
agreement can be reached he would
undertake direction of the mines and
attempt to produce codl. Hle declared
that the coal shortage is becoming too
acute in Michigan to permit of further
delay 'in resumption 6f operatons.
In case the state takes over the
mines and the striking miners -refuse
to return to work, state police, and if
nepessary, the national guard :will be
assigned to the duty of protecting the
mines and work ys.
The conference scheduled for today
-betweven Governor A. .1. Groesbeck and
T.'Leo Jones, president of District 24,
United Mines Workers of America to
consider steps toward bringing about
r'esumiption of operation in Michigan
coal mines will not be held util to
morrow the governor announced today.
The Postlonement wa-is at the request
of 'Mr. Jones today.
The governor announced that pend
Ing the conference with the union head
lie would withhold any further more
meit looking toward ojelingl the
App6inting of a fuel commission for
Detroit is explectcl to be iade at a
meeting here tomorrow of the finan
e-al committee of the Detroit board of
(ominerco and the Detroit coal ex.
The ploposal contemplates placing
all sitnplus ,coal stocks In Detroit
yards under the supiervision of the
fuel commission, who will determine
Reports Gathered by Governmnent. Fig
uiret are Given.
Washington, July 24.-ColmlerliaI
fertilizer was used on about 33 per
cent of the cotton acreage tills year
or on about 1.1,500,000 acres, accord
ing to reports gat'hered by (he United
States department of agricullt1ulre. On
these acres, 249 pounds of fertilizer
wcle applied per acre on the average
and the total fet'lzel used was
about 1,428,000 -tons with an average
value of $29.49 per' toln, a total value
of $42, 121,000, and an average value of
$3.69 !1cr acre.
*North Carolina led all states In (lie
application of commercial fertilizer to
(otton prioduictioni, having used 410
iounds per acre. Nortlh Carolina was
follotwed closely 'by Virginia, with 40.0
pounds !)er crop) acre, bult the otheril
states are far below. South Carolina
used 280 pound~'per acre, Georgia 218
pounds, Alabama 2,19, Florida, Mis
sissippi and Tennessee each 200
':ounds. Other states used still less.
Little commercial fertilizei' is used
west of the afiss'istsippi river.
North Carolina also used coml
mercial fertilizer on the highest per
centage of cotton crol) acre-95 pecr
cent. In VirgInia, it was used on1 95
per cent of the cotton cr0!) area, in
Soulth Carolina on 88 Per cent., in
Georgia on 83 per cezt, in Florida on
80 per cent, n Alabama on 78 per cent,
nl 'Mississippi on 30 ver cent, in Ten
niessee on 25 pcir cent, in Louisiana on
20 per cent, Arkansas on 15i per cent,
and in Texas only on 20 per cenit.
The cost of fertilizer' per acr'e of
eottois using it, North Carolina again
led with an average of Af.36. 'n VIr'
ginia the average per acre wvas $0.19,
in South 'Carolina~ $4,12,.- in Georgia
$3.23, in Arkansas $3.02, in Mississippi
$2.95, n Alabama $2.92, ijn .linistfana
$2.85, in, Texas $2.68, in Florida $2465
and in Tennessee $2.05.
Comparisons cannot :be mnade with
former years -because this was the
Klrst year this inquiry has been made in
its lt'esent formi.
~OVe's Test.3ess chil Tonic ree4
eryapd Vitality by Purifyling
lchIng the Bood. When youfel
steghnn~ivgrtn effee$ /'
It bring coupr to the cheeks and how
it Ibut)Vee the appetite,. you~ will the
ap!retto its true topic value,
0'&Y* thdl Tona $jt simpl
P1 a~ ike i
VESSELS BUILT -IN SECTIONS
Ships intended 'for -OperAtion om Lake*
'Far -inland .Ar -Now Trasns
A well-known shipbuilding firm in
the north of England is at the .present
timie building a vessel which will be
carried to Africa -in portions. It will
be re-assenibled at its -ultimate desti
Every .,year -ships -are built in Great
Britain for -use on lakes -and Inland
waters in all.parts of the world. Usu
'ally these are built and bolted togeth
er in the -shipyard 'before being -taken
to pieces and sent -to distant parts in
A large mission -steamer built some
years ago 'for use -on Lake Nyassa, in
Africa, was -erected -in England -as if
for launching; . But no rivets were
used ; bolts and nuts held the steel
framework -together. The .'des, port
and starboard, were painted in differ
ent colors, -and -every bar, plate, and
pilece of -steelwork bore a different
number an( 'letter.
Thus the builders in Africa could
tell at a glance whether a plate be
longedl g one side or' the other; the
exact position it was int,ended 'to oc.
cupy was denoted by' the reference
number and letter.
. In orper -to facilitate transport, this
steamer was divided Into over three
thousand packages, each of which
weighed from'half a hundredweight to
The greatest difficulty encountered
in sending these ships abroad Is with
the bol'ers and masts. The boilers
weigh many tons, and the masts are
difficult to handle on account of their
BELONGED TO FAMOUS MAN
Chair Once Used by Primate Bramhall
Restored to Place in Cathe
- dral at Armagh.
An ancient chair which was dedi
cated recently at Armagh (Ireland)
cathedral by the primate was a
great find, being the oak chair be
longing to Primate Branhall, who
camte into oflice shortly after Crom
well's time. For niany years efforts
have been made to trace the chair,
but it was only a few veeks ago that
it was discovered to be in the hands
of a well-known London expert. The
chair wais submitted to a famous ant!
qmuarlan who at once Identified it, with
the result that it has retined to its
original home-the cathedral. At the
top of 'the chair Is cirved a large eye
-the all-seeing eye; beneath it a
-rown after I. miter, and under that
the arns of the See of Arinagh. Un
der. this Is the truelcross, and below
it again 1661-the date on which
Archbishop Bramhall was enthroned.
On the last panel are the capital let
ters, "M.R.II.," standing for Armagh.
To Honor Noted Frenchman.
The French Academy of Sciences has
been oliiclially informed that Switzer
land is preparing to coinmeniorate the
centenary of thQ great French me
chanica2n and watclunaker, Abraham
Louis B1reguct. Born in Neufchatel In
1747, member of the Institut and Bu
reai of Longitudes, lie died In Paris In
1823. The astronomical and nautical
Instrunen ts inwented by Breguet were
noted for the perfection of thier work
miianslilp. Ills improvements in
wvatches lncludedl tihe use of ruibios
in lpivtt holes, lie fled to London (dur
ing the Reign of Terror, buit retumrnied
after the ninth Thermnidor. On the oc
casioni of this centenary the Swiss
commenli of stante will 1ho1d next -year an
interna tional com~petit IOn foi- chrono
meiters in the obiservsgtory of Neuf
Gone Beyond Repair.
I was returning on the~electric train
late oneC (liy from a long hike with my
geology ciass. We were tiredl, and(
ini getting our seats I pushed with my
foot the back of the seait in front so
that w-e could face each ot~ler.
I heard a crash, and 'with dismay
saw I had knocked to the floor a bag
which wats On the seat. The owner
promiptly appeared on the scene with
what seemed to me undue anlxiety. I
apologiz~ed for my act, addhing thlat no
harm seemed to have been done to his
ils perturbation was exiplained
when he annmmouncedl in a lond voice,
"Young nman, there are eggs in that
King Admires Shakespeare.
The king of Slamn IS one of the out
spoken admnirers of Shakespeare. This
was learned through the recent anni
versa ry celebtrations at Stratford, when
a letter was received by the chair
mn of the trustees of Shakespeare's
birthplace, written by the king's
secreltry, w~ho 50ays that the king ia
tranislasting Shakespeare's works 'into
Miitpmese. The secretary sent on be
half of thme king a check for. $500O as a
personal contribuition to the Shake
speare Birthplace 'mTust and $250O for
the memnorial theater ftind. He~ says
that his majesty is 1)n1 ardent admirer
of the British national poet and lk do
lng his utmost to induce the hianee
to study huim.
H armony of Color.
It is a well-known fact tat a pleas
ing harmony of colors attracts the
eye much as mnusical harmony pienses
'the ear. In order to test the~ har
mno' of color 'comtbiniations, a ma
chine has been dovised, described and
- illustrated in the P'opular Mechanies
- ffigasine, with which ai colored disk
is revo ed rapIdly so as to. cause .the
ioI' tti~ neier and this vi~Shlal mi1*'
$Qs fthreeoliet giv'en tiihe 's~ni restg1
i41ored iftks tienige'q -
MARRIAGE MADE A BUSINESS
Practice in France That Can Hardly
Be Said to Savor Much of
Anyone can marry-anyone, every.
one !-if they have a business man
aiger who knows the business.
Since the war, in France, weddings
have doubled, births increased and
deaths declined in the most astonish
Now, as all know, marriage does not
necessitate a business manager-the
'old ihelter-skelter way of falling in
love by hilzard will undoubtedly con
tinue, very much in vogue; but if
anyone imagines that marriage Is not
moving with the times and yielding
to business organization, they know
little of what is happening in France
Never before have girls done such
marrying in France-with available
bridegroois so reduced in number!
What is more, this organized promo
-tion of marriage gives every girl a
chance-despite handtcaps of unnc:
quaintance, social disadvantage, plain
looks, lack of money, lack of family.
lack of pushing friends to aid the
Your business manager's your push
Helps girls to marry?
Helps men, also.
Perhaps even, more so. . .
You will object.
"But the quality, monsieur, think of
the quality !" said madame. "Durable.
solid, the best mark in France! Before
the young folks are allowed to meet,
both1) had ibeen investigated, weighed,
compared and balanced by socal ex
ports and the pairing-off 0. K.'d in
final conference! Now, there's a mar
ringe that will last. It's got good
wear in it I"
PARROT FISH ODD CREATURE
Must Have Been Devised When Moth.
er Nature Was in Unusually
If some one asked you, "Vhat is
that whilh hai a beak like that of a
parrot and cheek pouches like those
of a monkey, lives in the selI and
chews the cud like a cow?" you ight
Imagine it was some kind of cr i:h rhi
die. Yet there is a creatire w%:ellch an
swers tihis deseription perfectly. It is
called the parrot fish.
''he ulpper and lower jaws have be
cone hardened into a sharp, curved
henk, whlih h+ just the tool required
for lopping ofy lulps of tough weed.
Elach Iiece slipped off by the beak is
passed Into onem of (he two curious
lnaiches whichl adorn tie cheeks, and
tlre it rena11s until tile parrot fish
feels thit le halts Collected enough to
tillike a good m1eal.
lie then lies oil the bottom land chews
Ithe-ud by inyeintis of the splendid set
of teth which na11t1u re has pilleed, not
.in .l.Sl lmiqul, but in his throat.-Ex
Time's Changes in Englan"
Thie poacher, tile trespisser, the
111111 by acidentets his pigs or
hlfniers out u1pon1 the iublic road, the
.inse~thfiV% lho h-ob an orchiard, and many
mi1nlolr rtral "inaleifactors" lire, it Is
generau-lyI i'himi, beig imore person
:Illy - dait .with by imlodern Country
.mu-.Vstrales..in mingh~md. Tile alit ion
of thle l-t ime blenches of squires0 andi
landowners, whose~l rIght .tXe madell(I
.Istces'(If the pearce was lmnost r'e
:tde s he1(rditary, andl their substi
(lution. by' mien of initegrity in (every
'wlk 'o1 (f life, a111l nowt b)y wyomen't, has
wroutrht a change in rlutral pollce cou'lrt
justice wh eh the0 country mind1( umndri
Stantds and0 IapprWciates5 to tihe futlI. Oin
ai coutry bench4(1 recenitly, at p~oroient
landown~er, Ik agent, (one of his Ia
horers were ll adjdiathenlmg together.
- A Kind Wish. .
Whlen Jean11 went to her lIttle neIgh
bor's to visit she often talked to the
grandlmthe11r of the0 house. "I have
ai gramndmolthter, tojo,' she wouild say,
"butt she's iln heatven."
And she0 and the0 grlandmlother of
the house were good friends until one
daiy tihe grandlmothler was cross. She
scolded the two little girls for lear
ing thle screen door open, for walk
ing in a flower bied and dropping
crum~bs on the floor.
Th'le two youngsters soulght refuge
on the0 io~reh. Grandmother started
to~ followv them there a little hater, toI
try to make up[. Shte realiziedl tihe
necessity of ding so, for when she
reaichted thme dloor sihe heardl Jean s:
"1Iuh, I wvish yo~ur gralndlmolther was'
Still Shrouded in Mystery,
Mary andu her little brother were
pilaying Inl the back yard.
A wvorm came1 to laiy its humbleh
palrt ini their lives, too.
"Oh, Mary," he cried. suddethy. "I
htave foutathi wor1 "
A r-obim looked enviously from a
"Oh, Mary," the chtildl excilimedh, "Is
a warm good lrue/? Say, Mary, is a
worma good luitk?2"
Manry replied, but, her voice wats
quiet, / 5 titat I do not knowv yet
whteth'er ar'0)rmt is good lck or not.
Washington :s art
Htisbancjs They Would Like.
Hfalf of the 'vomen enrolleti t i the
University of Wisconsin are wiinrg to
marry 'a -man on tt salar, of ,$2,500
a year, accordi~ng to a report fssue"
by the statistics commnittee of the us9t
Visiy~ ~AI1 averoge ok4 one coed 01
of .even Wants a )n J aid With 0' so
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