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16 A Scottish newspaper has adopted the unusual serv ice of sending Scotch heather tO Scots exiled in Amer ica and other parts of the world. Every week the paper prints a column of letters from American recipients. Brides prefer it to orange blossoms. ( The British evacuation of Russia is now complete. The anti-tobacco campaign is not new. The British Anti-Tobacco and Anti-Narcotic Leslie has had a long career. British expenditures for the weed last year amounted to $1,212,050,000. Dean Inge has challenged A. Conan Doyle as a physician to deny that Spiritualism involves a peril to mental, moral and spiritual life. Liquor exports from the United States in the first six months of 1919 were 19 times as great SI imports. Very great quantities oi American liquor are going to Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands. Against Japan's legalized traffic in morphine and the oceans of American whisky now being poured upon her people, China has issued a warning and a protest South American countrie draw no race lines; which explains the very large immigration of Japanese. Equal rights are accorded Orientals. Japan has con cluded a migration treaty with Paraguay. French Government officials have discovered that millions of francs' worth of American army food, left in France for the people of the devastated regions, have been illegally sold in Germany. Thousands of tons of lard and bacon intended for the French people have been coaxed into Germany by payment of ab normal profits. On a voyage of 110 days during the war. a single ship earned 000,000, so high were ocean transporta tion rates, according to testimony given a Senate com mittee. Luther Burbank is under contract with Japanese silk manufacturers to produce for them a superior mul berry tree. For the first time in the history of the Lord Mayor's Procession, in London, ladies this year participated on horseback. "Tennyson." said Viscount Bryee in an Ldinhurgh lecture, "has been dethroned as infected too much by conventionality." A single oak of fair proportions will lift 123 tons of water during its leafy months. The spinet acquired its name from the spines which plucked the strings when it was played. The new German Government has passed a bill re quiring public prosecutors to move against all Ger mans accused of crime in occupied territory during the war. The American Peace Delegation came home in a body during December. France has announced her willingness to trade with Germany, no formalities of resumption being required The Cloth Hall and Cathedral at Vpres will not be restored if the Belgian National Congresi oi Architects have their way about it. The ruins will be kept as a perpetual reminder of the terribleness of war. Albert Einstein, whose theory of the influence of gravity on light has aroused world-wide scientific in terest, is a Jew and an ardent Zionist An Irish chaplain has just escaped serious punish ment by a British court-martial because he was able to show that his alleged disloyal words were uttered not against "King" George but "Lloyd" George. The Dearborn Publishing Co, The German Government has entered upon reiki work for Vienna. Even bread card issued in Ger many II decreased by ounces, and the ROttf KM saved is sent to the Austrian hungry. Tropical trees are said to give many signs of weari ness at the end of every day. The tree! o the rottCS have no winter's rest, and the intense heat makes them work continuously hard. The population of London's slums has been found to be 184,000. The Shakespeare hotel at StTltford-On-Avon, erect ed in the Nth century, has been sold for $J7J.?(K). Xorman Angell stated m a lecture at Manchester. England, that the American Navy was today a greater fighting machine than was the British Xavy. Tin housing situation in Great Britain would be simpler ii it were not for the prejudice against "wooden houses." lust now the newspapers are educating the people to the tact that "more than half the population of America lives in wooden houses which are found to he quite comfortable.'1 To the Britisher a house is not a house unless it be of brick or stone. Tin body of Adelina Patti is to be removed to Prance for permanent interment in Fere La Chaise Cemetery. Paris. Belgium has definitely refused to return to her former status as a neutral state. It is curious to consider how terms are chosen. Among its opponent! in America the liquor interest was known IS the "traffic" and by its friends and members as the "business." In Britain it is known as the "trade." London postmen threaten a strike because the au thorities refused them permission to accept "Christmas boxes" this year. A Massachusetts prisoner manufactured 2,000 papier mache canes in his spare time during 17 years uf im prisonment. Tlie most noticeable result of the Boston police strike is that there are now very few obese "bay windows" on the force. The Radicals of Lawrence. Mass.. have opened a Sunday school where children are taught the principles of Bolshevism. Until 1695 it was possible for persons under 21 years oi SgC to hold seat! in the British Parliament. In tin time of James L 40 members were under 20 years. Lord Chesterheld made his maiden speceh be fore he was 21. "Pussyfoot" Johnson, in response to a telegram of sympathy from the United Kingdom Alliance on the loss of his eye, said the liquor traffic put out M).U(H) pairs of eyes every year. When the Prince of Wales returned from his American tour, he Stepped from tin- train at London and Stood rigidly at salute before his father, th K But the King reached OUt his arms and drew the young man to him and kissed him. Because eight thousand miles of Northern Maine projects north of the remainder of the international boundary line, there is a move in eastern Canada to gain this territory, thus giving the Dominion a direct route to the sea. Fores! green is the new color of American Red Cross uniforms, by order of the Secretary of War. Lloyd George was very unpopular during tin Boer War. in a speech before a London school board hi asked: "What do we gel from Wales?" "Jonahs." replied a voice in the throng. DEARBORN. MICH. Enclosed is $ for year's subscription to T1HE lDEimII2H IJjXEI The Ford International Weekly OlVt COMPLETE ADDRESS WRITC PLAINLY Name City Street or R. F. I). State THE SUBSCRIPTION PRICE IN THE UNITBO STATES. ITS DEPENDENCIES AND CUBA IS f 1 OO A YEAR IN CANADA f 1 BO A YEAR FOREIGN COUNTRIES S2 OO A YEAR Agricultural departments of the United State and i anada ire about t" co-operate in protecting the Red River alle from floods each year, which n Milt in an annual losi of millions of dollars. Tin r undated ioni in portioni of Minnesota, Manitoba, ind North I takota. "One oi the world's greatest fools," the German V it tonal Congress has labeled the kaiser. new peril In s in wait for aviators flying in tropical countries. A French airman was recently att ked by a hug vulture while over Burma, and aftei battle, chiefly one oi defense for the aviator, he was forced to descend with a smashed propeller, and damaged wings. Tin reclamation of 7 M ).( K M t acres of Mai )tl jaR(j hai increased its value from M to 20 an fti Fifty per cent oi the population of the Ukraine arc suffering from typhus, typhoid and cholera, and v;en eral conditions air indescribable, The peopl I .wbeen reduced to eating grass. The better classei are in internment camps. Holland's windmills, its most picturesque a--et. are falling before the inroads of electrical development The electric motor now pumps water in hundreds or Weill where once the w indmills flapped and c : aked. England is again in trade relations with her late enemy ; the first consignment of German dyei have arrived. The Construction of the Kiel Canal, intended for the harborage of German war vessels, cost $4).iha),oou, and u iixtyfive miles long. In Toronto. Canada, where there are 8,000 cases oi smallpox, an Anti-Compulsory Vaccination League has been formed. All oj tin states but ten have laws controlling the fitting of glasses tjK. gyea, England has more than twenty peeressei who aw become eligible for seats in the House of Lords though three-fourths of the number would probablj be in capacitated by age or other infirmities. Luke Dillon, of Philadelphia, who served 14 ytar in a C anadian penitentiary for dynamiting the Welland Canal, and is now seventy years of age, will inter the University of Pennsylvania next year. "Because they couldn't keep business SCO to1 many women war workers of British banks and bttStoeH houses have been replaced by men. American hotels are not the only overcrow led ones. London is in the same plight, as are most lar centers. The kaiser's intimate, (ieheimrath Johani . RHefCi has this n, say of that former royalty: "Tin Emperor feeli that Ins own people hav been, and are being, misled He know s better than any other that the German people must have a ruler with an iron hand. They have never known how to rule themselves. They never can. " The Emperor is not as other men. He lives on a plane tar above the rest of mankind. He i a deeply religioui man. His belief that he is in actual active touch with God is as profound today as it ever was. It his actions, affirmative or negative, seem, even to his closest intimates, incomprehensible, to him they are all consistent and part of his life's one aim thf good "t his people." A department store in Toronto, Canada, banqueted 1.3(H) employes, each of whom was presented with a gold medal valued at twelve dollars, in recogni tion of their military serv ice during the war. Kvery man was given his old job Upon his release from the army. The slogan of this department store is, "The organization with a soul." In three years the horses of New York have de creased from 107,(HX) to 75,000. It is not generally known that Walt MasOttj )tilar newspaper poet, is a Canadian by birth. the popular newspaper pert Rev. Percy Stkkncj Grant, of New York, preached ;i sermon in which , uU Timum tU editors wno deliberate!) luppresi news, deport those who delpjj democracy and try to keep the people down, but do not deport our workmen." The people ot England and Scotland seem to have been very profoundly impressed bv the two minutes oi Mlence which settled down on Britain on ArnwJ Hay. Ihe kdinbnrgh Weeklv Scotsman has gatnerea l Series oi thumbnail sketches ot the scenes, amonfc which are the following: in sonn Manchester hotels waiters stood still with plates in their hands. In Ramsgate many well-dressed women kndt attitudes oi prayer on the dusty pavements. . A, ,n,,I man in a modest restaurant at Brifjfi5? bowed his head on a marble table and prayed audiDD- Y tin tolling of the bell at l'arkhurst Prifljj Work ceased and convicts and wardens stood ' headed. M m re than 1,(KK) kton boys, with their masters, g v( thnr top-hats and stood reverently 111 h hoorard century old bell of the Lutine (which is Mjg Mgnily th, safrtv of a vessel long overawi The . "' mil ill wic 1,1111111- - rung to signify the safety of a vessel long ovei Was tolli'H a I 1 H. m -iuyu s.