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16 OB a I o to Q 2: - t 2: si o z 2 -3 "Lakes of milk but no churns" was the condi tion in which Derbyshire farmers found themselves by reason of tin- railroad strike. German prisoners are being returned from England at the rate of 400 a day, Chinese classes are having a vogue in British col leges which is comparable to the vogue of Spanish classes in the United States. Gen. Pershing told the House Military Affairs Com mittee that in his opinion an army of 25,000 men was sufficient, providing it was backed up by universal mil itary training. The Schlitz Brewing Company is disposing of 000 parcels of property in the United States. A college extension com e has been inaugurated for the benefit of prisoners in the state penitentiary of Washington. When the war stopped, mine work in this country was seriously curtailed by order of the operators. They apparently did not wish to disturb the exorbitant price of coal by putting a good stock of it on the markets. There would eem to be work for the government here work punitive and reconstructive. The difference between the simon-pure capitalist and the manufacturer was seldom more clearly disclosed than in the recent Federal Industrial Conference, so early and unhappily defunct. The Public Group con tained many of trie large employers of labor. The Capitalist Group was composed of the banking and -vanca! '"terois They were not in harmony for one minute. The employers charged the banking group with running the country upon dangerous rocks. "I am always telling the choir to think about the meaning of the words, not the right way of producing tor.es. If they understand the fullness and the rich ness of the words, their tones will be beautiful," says Frederick Alexander, of the Michigan State Normal Conservatory of Music. There are 200 species of oak trees in the world. 50 of which are native to America. Canada has increased its bond subscribers by 300,- 000 since the armistice. The German ships that escaped sinking at Scapa Flow will be divided between Italy and France. This with the consent of the United States. The President of the German Republic must take this oath: "I swtar to consecrate all my energy to the welfare of the German people and nation .... to avert its injury .... to deal justly with all." A project to trap the tide of the Bay of Fundy by constructing two concrete dams, each a mile long, which will retain one of the highest tides in the world, in a veritable reservoir, and then allow the water to flow back into the sea over huge water-wheels, is being pro moted in Canada. The ta accidents. most of the fatal flying Forty thousand American motor cars taken over by the Fre in rusting in the parks of France. It will take over a year to dispose of them. England has not beer, painted tor five years, and lacks paint begin An order for 291 tons of white leac at more than market price was recently re fused by an America- firm because it could not supplv :be-:an. peasants have been given credit to the ex tent oi .000.000 by the Cnited States War Department tor the purchasing I agricultural and dairv machinery and to aid m the general development of that industry! The experience and history ot social Unrest has hown that a preponderance of labor 'strikes occur at the close of a period of good times rather than at tne beginning of a period of busmes prosperity. IM fore the present harvest of 'strikes' may be regarded as the harbinger of manufacturing retrenchment and in dustrial reaction. G Frederic Childs and Co.. au thorities on government bonds. "The present spurt in real estate values is in it sell an indication that the present business cycle is nearly finished Economic history shows that a real i itat boom in the past has marked the last phase oi each period of inflation." Roger W. Babson, There were 497 business failures in the month t September, with liabilities of $8,000,000. Anthracite coal production for the year to October 11 was r.000,000 tons short of the amount mined in the lame period lat year. Because great quantities of sweets are consumed D) nations and sects which abstain from alcohol, manu facturers expect that a great part of the $2,000,000,000 formerly spent for alcohol will go for sugar derivatives. The third successive short crop of cotton has left the world 6,000,000 bales below the 1915 supply. Keen the stimulus of the highest prices does not suffice to keep production steady. A craze for diamonds has broken out in England Jewelers report a large demand, especially among wo men who are engaged in war work Two hundred cow s purchased by an American Relief Society have given Bohemian children the first taste of milk they have had since the war's outbreak All Japanese shipbuilding plants are puhingr pro duction. Nippon's mercantile marine is still enjoying war-time prosperity. Steamship companies purchase cargo vessels as soon as they are built. China has ordered from American manufacturers large quantities of railroad equipment. She is gradually developing railroads that for many years have been the poorest systems in the world. Xo applications were received for the position of postmaster of an Ohio town after a Brest deal of advertising. The salary offered was $225 a year. Ninety per cent of the world's supply of cinchona bark is grown in Java. It i transported to Holland which now has a monopoly of the manufacture of quinine. Schumann-Hcink also is opposed to German opera in this country. "Keep the German music, but the language no!" she says. Speaking of modern styles of dress. Kev. J. R. Crowther. of Seattle, says: "In public these days you can hardly tell the difference between a street woman and a church woman." Abe Rueff. once boss of San Francico. and re cently released from prison, was known as the most brilliant undergraduate the University of California had in his day. "Education simply grafted the qualities of the fox upon the wolf." says Prof. Sharp of the University of Wisconsin. The Mexican cure for old age and recipe for a life of 400 to 500 years, is the eating of raw vegetables and honey. An irate Congressman has chared mat the House restaurant prices allow for a pr - : - - Barn-fed rats, snared in a hop garden, make wel come food for the Chinese. Split open, dried, pressed and powdered, they look somewha haM a' they hang in long strings over the butchers' stalls. A national :arr.' - rats a. ways "-:- The Dearborn Pi bushing Co, Di-.SRIiCRS. MICIL Enclosed is $ for year '$ subscription to Tb Ford International Wecklv aiviconnrri aodmis WHS PUMWSf Same City Street or R. F. D. State Si at csc ft so a run roaciCN count! taoo a teak nese food problem. The British movement is - rrr. - have been grren minster Abbey Pauls. Suggestion has been made that the Temple of Peace, the habitat of the l-eague of Nations, be built of bricks, each one of which ih :ld be contributed by the next-of-kin to a fallen soldier. By the terms of the Americanization Bill before Longress. sixteen mi adult Americans are to enrolled m the govern- msjnt s hrst readf One million clarets are Milked dail In Kngh h women. Theodore Roosevelt left an estate valued at $801,1 Vmong the items were 2,474 shares oi stock, $509 worth of bonds, mostl) railroad, and 175,000 of Liberty bonds. The opponent Of Theodore Roosevelt. Jr., for lemblyman from the Oyster Bay district was an private and the ion of tailor, His campaign woj n was: "My hat is in the ring, hut it isn't my fathei Hi- lost. The Potomac was originally the 'Tawtawmack." Abe Martin figures that 57 a la and board atttOttl tl to about $150 a week The armistice was signed at tin eleventh hour oi the eleventh day oi the eleventh month. Washington ce hrated it with eleven minutes of song. I. Hampton Moore. well-known member of Con gress, has hern elected mayor of Philadelphia. The halt million suits oi pajamas distributed for use in the Balkan hospitals are being used for day wear hy the people, on account ol the scarcity oi clothing. "I am still unable to believe in a lasting peace, pai ticularly after we har had exhibited to us the stat mind in which the Entente has founded what it calls a real peace. Bethmann Hollweg. It now appears that the Order of the Grand CroSfl of the Bath oven to Gen, Pershing and Admiral Sin does not. in their cases, carry the title "Sir." A new Cabinet position is proposed the Secretary of National Defense. Religious circles abroad are greatly exercised over what is termed the Alius policy of starving tin- peoj of Central Europe. (Juakers and the Established Church have been specially pointed in their expressions of horror and denunciation. Germany has been de scribed, by church representatives sent over to invest gate, as "an ocean of human suffering. The lack of metallic money in France is hind I trade. The melting down and exportation of com left the country almost destitute of "small chang Prices are as high in the United States as in I many, the only difference being that in the United Si the goods can be had and money wherewith to ln them. When the onslaught t the government made c storage oi food an unsafe industry. England bought the millions of dozens oi eggs which the campaign threw upon the mark. t. When United States leather decreased in price after the war. England bought ever hide on the market. In consequence, Americans ar paying mrc for eggs and shoes than are the Britisl people. Four hundred families of destroyed villages in V. --stem Galicta are preparing to w inter in cavt grottoes, and underground homes. The largest coral reef in the world, one thousa- 1 miles wide, is situated on the northeastern coast Australia. Main American cities are building palatial m theaters, while the shortage of homes continues i H great suffering. There will be shipped to points in the British 1 pire. fifty million feet of Douglas tir in the form demountable ships. Each vessel will represent ah million feet, and will be towed to its destination - Seattle, Washington "The position of women under Bolshevism has h not deteriorated The nationalization St be nailed to the counter, and with it goes the m canard Marriage in Russia i a civil function, out no hindrance is placed in the way of further re ligious ceremony .... There is no' eonntrv in the rorld where more care, monev, and thought' are h ; '.ved on the children by the government, than ii K-.sMa today. -Manchester (.nardun's special Ku correspondrnt The city ol W ashington has iff as4l a large fertile acreage lor use as ;i municipal farm where any chiien rVrK ,S Pch There are building- nearby lot BtOfin unpl. nn nls and w,k clotlu s r Vernwn tf1 citty which has had m L . F WtihintonS e state on the PotOttlftC wuLTVUrr uIrr,cr, ov r ( "ngress. Congress !Z, ' a.Mlsh tl, itinoying and much criticised custom of charging an n,tl,11(t. to. fend va WO,H!s 8OtK reference to the de Wwith L C?.tiutry (rom PniMmn imperialisni h herewnh gn,n: nhv Alnrtil,M . cooties'