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Mrs. Smith Says She Will Al
ways upraise Tanlac.
Was Confined to Bed Ten Long
"I'll praise Tanlac the longest day I
live for giving me bacK my neaiin,
raid Mrs. B. W. Smith, of 3113 Bur
dett street, Omaha, Neb., recently,
when the special Tanlac representa
tive, who had heard of her remarkable
recovery, called to ascertain the facts.
"Eight years ago," continued Mrs.
Smith. "I began suffering from stom
ach trouble, loss of appetite and nerv
ousness. My head ached so at times
it felt like tt would Jump from my
shoulders. Then acute rheumatism
jrot hold of me, and pained me so 1
could not sleep. My feet, knee joints
and elbows would swell terribly ana
the pain was almost unbearable. Be
fore I took Tanlac I had not been up
and about, nor able to go down town
for three long years, and was In- bed
for ten months perfectly helpless. I
. was under treatment every day for
three months, and I tried everything
until the bills got so big I dreaded to
think of them, but I never got able to
be cut of bed but very little.
"I suffered until I lost thirty-five
pounds, but I have gotten back every
ounce of 1. sine- I began taking Tan
lac. Pretty soon after I started on it
my appetite came back, and I got so
I could eat anything. My nerves got
stronger, and my pain commenced to
pet less After the second bottle I
felt much stronger, and it wasn't long
before I could get about the house
and do my work. I haven't a pain of
any kind now, and my sleep Is as
sound and restful as a baby. I am
full .of life and energy and feel fully
atle to go down town when I please,
'.as I can walk and stay on my feet all
day. in fact I can do as much work
ay Lever could In my life, if not more,
nnd I Just feel so happy over what
Tanlac has done for me that I want
everybody to know about it. I have
told lots of people about it already
and know many who are taking it on
Account of what it has done for me."
Tanlac is sold in Topeka by Tully
Mr rarland Drug Co. Adv.
1. M. I'enwell
R. M. Johnson
Tlione 775. Phone 3619
60S-50S-61U ijulncy Street
Phone 191-
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l.dO Oaou.no OlamoMd Mine .... 7S.0O
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ap. n price u sOUOWiDC id ifTUl QOiaj
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i Bulletin Also .60 Pae Catalog fir
raaaon of oar direct factory connection, we make
oo Lower Price for Caab or Credit than is Doa
tible for the email deaJar Ooods Bent or aoprcvai.
Harmg-Goar tinwaivv
R. E. MARLING, ManaRef.
Branch Store, 104 East Sixth.
D. H. Forbes
616 Kans. Ave., Topeka
. -
Perfection Oil
Cook Stoves
tnravirvAr Halftones
fctvd Zinc EtcXirvds for
Promotiotv Gx4&Ao$s
ana Otrularj
Dpsivj for
avruj ciwcks
Map &iu) Viits
f II
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How Money Was Prorlded for
the Revolution.
Bills of Credit Depreciated to1
Very Low Mark.
FRANCE LOANED "$0,000,000
Indented Certificates Forerun
ners of Liberty Bonds.
Foundation Laid Then for Na
tional Finance Today. ,
Washington, Ang.. 14. At a time
when Americans are thinking iji war
terms of billions - of dollars ' which
must be raised by domestic loans ajid
taxation It Is interesting to examine
the methods employedto finance the
first American war the War of In
dependence. . ' -
The total cost qf the Revolution, not
including the expenditures of the indi
vidual states, has been estimated at
about 180,000.000, a good deal less than
one day's cost of the present war. The
sum is truly insignificant as compared
with the J24. 000, 000, 000 which will be
required to finakce America's share of
the present world war during the com
ing' year. - - ,
Tied Congress' Bands. '
The thirteen colonies were certainly
as unprepared to strike a decisive
blow for freedom as any country pos
sibly could be, and the people, handi
capped themselves at the very oatset.
levying and collecting taxes which
wuuiu imve fuciuiaieo. ine raising or
war revenue.
The rnlnnUfc mi1t nrtf .-fnv
selves to the point of giving what they
considered too mnrh finwnv n a lln.it
ed group of men representing central-
Buiciiimciii, ttiiu Yniie ne con
gress could enact legislation for an
armv and navv It omtM dn ,
than make suggestions to the various
states regarding. the manner in which
ueMiLiiig. iurcea were io De main
tained. As a result t Vi -. .
amount of governmental confusion,
and while at least'three systems of
raising revenue were suggested, there
was no definite plan as to the way In
WhiCh thesA TTIftthnd V.r. in 1. .1
justed to one another.
tnus of xedlt First Favored.
Greatest reliant wna nlaMn
unon the iun. nf Tnllla n i;. .
foreign loans were negotiated; domes-
luans wire maue ana a nominal
sum was realized thru taxes levied by
the states. The hm nt v.
ever, rested upon what proved' to be
an unsound basis.
Within a weeh after the Battle of
Bunker Hill, anthni-itv t
of 2,000,000 in credit bills.
r V ttmDunl 10 redeemed be-
."cirii xi 19 ana j. 192 was carefully ap
portioned among the colonists. Other
issues followed th. ,.t., i t 1 1
.0,, -co ort . "this
TiT . ' ' ul al 1,8 time was
.uai muuni in circulation and seldom
Was -it BrrintflltLfc u , t: 1 ..
4779 dennrlatkm K.ran,. ...... ' ... j
' ..... ,ri iimrKca
ana from January to May of that year.
.. me outs variea rrom
twenty to one to thirty-eight and a
half to one. .
Forerunners of Liberty Bonds.
The domestic 1 nam vera .-.
cessful, altho. with the exception of
one small loan inv tv- . i .
gun powder in June. 1775, these were
-uiuurica until October, 1776
nearly a year and a half after the
beglnnlnsr of thQ r.vn).tt;n. t . .
ure of the bills of credit" and the
Paucity of the revenue being secured
thru taxation, led congress to author
ize the borrowing of 15,000.000 at the
ra.IA Of A. l-latC Ann fPl 1 1
y : , v -" - Aim renaers re
ceived Indented certificates which
mav ri&rhtftiliv k j
- ..j V7 vviidiuci ru me lore-
runners of the liberty bonds. It was
XOUnd nMMBnnr n a 1... : . .
raise the interest to 6 per cent,' but
wt loans ine amount realized
7??,1? ?-787-000- I" September.
1777. tha 1 m.Hn.n .
. - , v.... ciitub eecurea
the first loan from France, and that
'""'"i" "i ucn a stimulation of the
,,mieS.iC I,oans' that from nat me
Until the nan n . , .
.,.,.. ttcio ciosea,
W.Z. ' 2" specie was subscribed.
The foreign loans obtained by the
struggling colonies during their, war
J... .! ' ' , aI" particularly in
teresting St rh. s ,
c,- ' , -. liiiio wnen ine
LnitedStates is making such tre
mendous loans io the. various allied
countries. Thru Benjamin. Franklin.
Gouveneur Morris and others funds
were obtained either In loans or sub
sidies from the governments of France
fn , ,?a 1 and iTom Private bankers
. - Jand- Ffance granted subsidies
of 2 000,000 livres In 1777 and 6,000;"
000 Hvres in 1781. In all. these sums,
which may be regarded as gifts,
amounted to Jl';996.600.
Franco Ioaned Us 6 Million.
The United States borrowed from
France between 1777 and 178S the
total sum of $8,352,500, while Holland
iwS S ""BSling naUon $1,304,
000 and Spam furnished $174.117 a
' f JS30,517. Nor nrust It be
t'.hJ ?' ?a .n ihe army which he sent
to the aid of the colonies. -
affitih! bfB'nn,nK of 1784 ten years
tl. f larat"'n of Independence,
tne indebfdness of the national gov
nfvM.' wa, ,89.323.836. This was
!. a? f?llows: Foreign, $7,931.
alll .Lnlliuidated certificates of la
SS'1S'708-000: Arrears of l7
terest on domestic debt, $$.109, 000.
These figures are trivial as compared
t rcPre,nting the war debt of
today, but this Indebtedness weighed
h. re h,avy Pon the people of
;.tim ihan thB tremendous ex
Af!Jure of 'J1" Pres"it doe upon the
American public today.
Revolutionists Laid Foundation.
was " fniall matter for the co
ihiS.and the,r "pendents to so
'p(' J1" machinery of the govern-
3t ,?aults could be obtained
smoothly and efficiently. There were
many ups and downs, successes and
fal,ur- but the foundation laid in
unn'n iT'n5 'tLmes 18 the foundation
svem , .h Vh American financial
systenj rests at the present time, and
it Is because of the solidity of that
foundation that the United States has
an? e,n".bI!2 10 take 8uch an import
ocracy WOrl, gle for dem-
Artlst Arrested as Spy.
nItdi!on Wls- 1 WhHe tak
ing plctu.es and making sketches of
Hawthorne's old : home In ... Salem.
Mass., during an eastern trip.x O S.
Rice, heart lh. itK. .
- "uiaijr uiviaion il
tne department of p-blic InstrucUon.
urcneg a a uerman spy. He
was released after e: b.tint his trav
eling ran aicrneH ' rn T r, 1. , 1 :
and Secretary of State Hull.
From Am column sf
- Aufftist 14, 1S&3.
E. C. Gibson am Lucius Clark, the two
Chicago promoters of the dam enterprise,
will arrive id Topeka tomorrow. Mr. Bar
tholomew says the subscription committee
is "encouraged and meeting with success
every day, and has nearly the whole
amount in sight.
Father Hayden of tbe Church of the As
sumption has a book that was printed In
Munich In It is a Latin religious
work and is in a fine state of preservation.
Mrs. H. Jj. SMrer entertained a number
of ber young mart led friends at a most
enjoyable afternoon this week. Tbe guests
were Mrs. Wear, Mts. Hubbard, Mrs. Grw,
Mrs. Wbitcomb Mrs. Walp, Mrs. Gray, Mrs.
Welghtman and Mrs. Costs. Each was in
vited to "bring the baby.' and all the
young hopefuls were present with their
Miss Beulab Lee has returned rom a
visit in Peru, Illinois.
Mrs. Tt. H. Munn left todav for Gover
nor's Island, N. Y., to visit relatives.
British Government Formally
Recognizes Them.
G ires Armies in Siberia Inter
national Standing. . '
London, Aug. 1-4. The British gov
ernment has issued a declaration for
mally recognizing the Czecho-Slovaks
as an allied nation and the three
Czec ho -Slovak- armies as an. allied
foxce regularly waging warfare against
the central powers. '
It is reported from Moscow byway
of Berlin that the diplomatic repre
sentatives of the entente have handed
a collective note tto "War Minister
Trotzky demanding within three days
an explanation of Premier Lenine's
threat that Russia would declare war
"against Anglo-French imperialism,"
the Central News states today.
It was reported Mondays that Pre
mier Lenine and War Minister Trot
zky of the Bolshevik! government had
fled from Moscow to Kronstadt, and
that the Bolshevist government as a
whole would follow them there. t Le
nine's declaration was made prior to
August 9. when American Consul
Poole, at Moscow, Informed the state
department at "Washington that Le
nine had told a gathering of Soviets
that a state of war existed between
the Russian government and the en
tente allies.
IT. S. Watchfully Waits.
Washington, Aug. 14. Recognition
by the British "government of the
Czecho-Slovaks as an independent na
tion, arrayed against the central pow
ers, follows similar action by Italy and
This question still Is tinder consid
eration by the American government,
but there has been no indication as to
what course will be followed. It Is
recalled, however, that only recently
Secretary Lansing, in a formal state
ment, expressed the deep sympathy
with which this government views the
national aspirations af the Czecho
slovaks and othet .-oppressed peoples
of the A u st ro-Hungarian empire,
. .
Exceptional Talent for Second Shaw
nee Normal Institute.
Among the speakers at the second
Shawnee county professional normal
institute to be held in Topeka Septem
ber 2 to 7, are: W. D. Ross, state su
perintendent of schools; E. Lydia. Al
len DeVUblss, head of the bureau of
child hygiene for Kansas; Albert T.
Reid. artist; Charles S. Elliott, chair
man of the Shawnee county war sav
ings stamps committee; Miss Mabel
Smith, member Shawnee chapter
school committee. Junior Red Cross,
and L. T. Hussey, state fire marshal.
- Knrallment will e held Saturday,
August 31, at the office of Miss
M'Edna Corbet, county -superintend
ent of schools. Faculty lectures -.wild
oegm at m:io aionaay morning, utner
morning lectures will begin at 7:30.
Miss -Fva Millard, Shawnee county
music supervisor, will ha,ve charge of
daily programs of . music for assem
bly. War lectures will be a part of
the fnstitute programs. '
A reception for the Shawnee county
teachers, institute faculty and their
fr-,nds will be held at the Y. W. C. A.
from S:30 to 9:30 Tue.ofey evening.
Members of the district school boards
and rural patrons are asked to attend
the reception and to visit lha sessions
of the institute.
, An agricultural demonstration tour
will be held Friday, September 6, un
der the direction of Miss Corbet anl
the county agricultural agent. All day
Saturday a Joint meeting of the Shaw
nee County School Board association'
and the Teachers' association will be
held. Mrs. Ethel Goodell is president
of the School Board association.
Raymond A. Kent is to be director
of the institute. The faculty lectur
ers are A. D. Folker, county farm
agent; Miss Alice- M. Cusack, super
visor of primary and kindergarten de
partment of Lincoln. Neb., city
schools; Miss Irene Taylor, Shawnee
county home demonstration agent;
Robert Store. Topeka attorney.
Elsie Knanhcr Rescued From Water
at Ripley Park Pool.
A narrow escape from drowning in
the Ripley park swimming pool was
experienced Tuesday evening by Miss
Elsie Knauber, 361 Arter avenue.
Miss K'nuuhpr whn l. -t e i J
and just learning to swim, got too near
ma seiner oi tne pool, wnere the wa
ter is the deepest, when her foot
slipped and she went under. She was
rescued by Archie Husters, 1709 East
Sixth street, just as she went under
the second time. '
Several stories of narrow escapes
from drowning at the Ripley park pool
have been heard with scone doubt by
Commissioner W. L. porter. Some
of them are true, he admitted, but he
regarded some of the other stories as
the attempt of some one to get a job
as 1U3 guard. The slant of the bot
tom Of tho nnnl . U .
the water is three feet .deep, to the
lc ,s anoui twelve around
the fewer, is rather sharp and slippery
and this condition 1. kt,, j . ,w'
alleged accidents.
1 .
Horse Trader's License. '
Atlanta n A,,- 1 A A i.,-
is being struck at the horse trading
industry in Georgia. A bill has passed
. i i , . . .
fwuac hr'i gone to ine senate nx
lng a license of $200 In each county in j
which itinerant horse traders operate.
, .
Airman Must JfeTer Get Cold
' Feet in Fight.
Neither Will It Do to Be Kec
less or Foolhardy.
A Moment Off . Gnard ; Might
Prove Fatal.
Yon Dont Hare to Bother With
Tour Own Machine.
(Copyright. 1918. by tbe United Press.)
With the American Airmen in
France, July 10 (by mall). "How do
you ieel up there to the air when
you're jockeying with a Hun for a
chance to bring him down before he
gets you?" was the question put to
Eddie Rickenbacker, American ace
and former automobile racer.
Rickenbacker reflected a moment
and then said: "You don't feel very
much, because you are too busy
watching the Helnie'ai machine. But
you think of it as a machine and not
as a man. I never think of 'the man
in the boche plane, but regard a fight
as- sport, in which we both - take
chances and if he is better than I and
uses better judgment he will get xrte,
but if 1 am the better sportsman. I'll
get him first. .
"Fighting in the air. In the classy
work at any rate, is more a question
of keen thinking and good Judgment
than anything else. You first try to
out. guess your opponent and then try
to get. position. on him. Attacking is a
question of knowing when to pique on
him and when not to.. , . '
Must Keep Xcrve.
"Of course, a good flyer has to have
his nerve with him and we all fear the
mistake of not attacking when we
should, more than we fear being shot
down. A mistake like-4hat, of allow
ing your nerve to fail you Just once,
would weaken a man and we know it.
However, we also know we cannot be
foolhardy and reckless. . Doug? Camp
bell, our all-Amerfcan ace, has worked
out some unusual tactics regarding
fighting boches which have succeeded
"He is of a studious tu n of mind
and figures out what the methodical
German mind would expect him to do
at a certain time or in a certain situa
tion., Then Doug does just the oppo
site, '.-
Surprises the Boches. '
"For- example he has piqued on
boches in certain positions which wera
thought to mean sure death. But he
did it suddenly and unexpectedly and
before the German mind had con
ceived of the situation, Doug had let
him have it and dived out of position
again. He's landed several boches
that way.
"You have to make some quick de
cisions np in the blue sky sometimes
and they're pretty important for you,
too. But that Is the important part
of the game and a fascinating part. It
has been one of the phases where the
American flyers have been most suc
cessful. Their judgment has been
made in a lightnTng: way. But moat of
the beys are well educated then- an3
quick thinkers.
Have to Keep Your Eyes Open.
"After you fly awhile you get a
sense of feeling t,iat is new. You
sort of feel a boche. " ound and feel
the direction, too, since it is hard to
see him. Of course you are always
looking around, beccuse a couple of
minutes without care- would enable a
German to drop on you unexpectedly
and it I .ight mean flowers.
"Most people who liave - never
flown Imagine running the plane is
a question of concentrated attenion
on the mechanics of it. That is not
so. Once you get np, you can fly
along for a long time, without touch
ing a lever' and without bothering
about the motor. You don't need to
stir because- there is nothing to hit
and your only concern is not getting
too far into German. Since there are
no ruts in the air l or trees to hit and
since the air is a big space, your di
rection makes little difference. You
can't bump into anything.
"The thing you watch most Is the
huge space all around you apd you
keep your eyes open for more planes.
Once you see one, you immediately
work for position until you learn
whether It is a friend or boche. Then
you act accordingly and It never takrs
long to makevup your mind what to do.
Clouds Are Dangerous.
'Clouds are rsky things. .They
look brightest and fleecy when you are
away from them. When you dive Into
them you feel no sensation and hit
nothing. Everything seems like a fog.
If they are large they are dangerous,
for you lose your ssnse of direction
among them. Sense of direction 's
r-ore important than a compass,
which often doesn't work when you
are diving aro ind. Clouds can also
hide boches." .
Loaded Excursion Steamer Spent
." "Sight oh Sand Bar. .
' -- ' . - . 4 - -
St. Louis; Aug. 14. The Streckfus
line excursion steamer-St. Paul, with
mere than 1,000 excursionists aboard,:
docked at its pier here this morning
at 7 o'clock, after having baen strand
ed on a sand bar in the Mississippi
river, eight miles north of here, since
4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Several
boats were sent to the assistance cf
the St Paul and early this morning
succeeded In getting the big boat off
the bar. The excursionists are said I
to have remaii ed calm thruout the
experience. N t
Kansas Institutions Cannot Handle
Seed -Wheat Deposits. .
Kansas state banks not participat
ing under the federal reserve system,
cannot' handle deposits and loans in
the government campaign to aid wheat
growers. That is th text of a tele
gram recei e?" by Governor Capper
from Charles E. Lobdell, a member of
the federal res re b ard. .-
According to Lobdell's telegram,
fundsfor the seed wht campaign
will be handled nly thru banks which
aie members of the reserve system.
Money will be placed with these banks
thru the federal farm loan banks.
Women Work as Trackers.' . ;
"Wichita, Kas.', .Aug. I.-Women to
the number of more than a dozen are
now employed as truckers in the Rock
Island freight depot here. The women
wear blue overalls and shirts and do
their work well.. - . ...
j - -
i United States 'ow On Same
.'I , t Basis as Britain.
Each Ally Holds Definite Sector
of Long Battle Line.
American Front Believed to Be
St. Mihiel to Switzerland.
Some Believe Thar. Sector Is
Road to Berlin.
Washington, Aug. 14. The an
nouncement that the First American
field army has been created is regard
ed at the war department as having
deep significance, mainly because it
places the American army in France
on the same footing as French or
British forces there. :
- Formation of the army is taken here
to mean tha the Americanlsation of
a definite portion of the front has
been completed. Supply lines, rail
ways, bases, storage racillties, de
barkation ports an'" the like, created
and operated by Americans, stand be
hind the First my.
Between St. Mlhicl and Switzerland.
The only statement of the location
of "this American front given is that it
is "south of the Marne." Presumably
this means a part of the long line from
ft. Mihiel to the Swiss border, whera
American troops have been put in at
Intervals in the last few months. : ,
. . Probably 1,250.000' Men. -
The extent of that fronts ha$. not
been disclosed, nor has the definite
strength of the army been given. The
advices Indicate thet it comprise,
however, five full corps, approximate
ly 1 Yt million men.
The effect of the taking over of the
line Is to make a definite beginning
at apportioning the long front.
The British hold the left flank, aid
ed by the Belgians, from the North
sea. to the Juncture of the British
Fourth army and the French First
army in Picardy. and stand between
the enemy and the channel ports.
. French Hold :eardy to Verdun.
' The French armies presumably are
being concentrated wholly between the
Picardy Juncture with the British and
the' American left- beyond Verdun.
They block the roads te Paris." '
To the Americans will fall the rer
malnder of the front to the Swiss bor
der when the other American armies
shall have been formed. The First
Army undoubtedly now holds the bulk
of that line, with such French help as
is necessary. The whole line prob
ably Is under General Pershing's gen
eral command.
' Iiiggett May Command.
As direct commander'of the army Ira
the field. General Pershing will be well
situated to weigh the qualities of the
men he has assigned temporarily as
corps commanders. From those five of
ficers he probably will select the com
mander of the: First -Army later, and
opinion "here leans towards' Maji Gen
Hunter Liggett, now commanding the
First Corps on the Vesle front, as his
choice. It is expected that General Per
shing will soon name his permanent
corps commanders, the appointment
carrying with it the rank of lieutenant
General Liggett's corps probably Is
regarded as the mobile reserve of the
FirstArmy and as such is being em
ployed on the French front. Should
aggressive operations be undertaken
on the American front, however, this
corps proba' ly woold be used there,
supplemented by French and possibly
British mobile reserves sent by Gen
eral Foch. In that case, while Gener
al Foch would map out the objects-of
the action in a broad way. General
Pershing would command the Joint
Yanks On Road to Berlin.
This recalls the fact that the Ameri
can sector Includes what always has
been considered the logical road to
Berlin for Fjnch advances, ft was
across lines now held by Americans
that the French struck In 1914, before
the plunge of the German army
through Belgium localized the war inJ
Northern France.
Kansas Has Not Suffered Much This
, Year, Commissioner McrcerSays.
Some Kansas- llfcstoel-men - are
having trouble because of - 'pasture
and water "shortages, but they have
one condition in. their favor. The
health condition of livestock in Kan
sas never was better, according to J.
H. Mercer, state livestock commission
er. Furthermore, Mr. Mercer says,
there is not a general stock water
shortage thruout the state: that the
water shortage is of less concern to
the cattlemen now than the seared
Kansas pastures.
"The season has been as a whole
free from livestock maladies,', stated
Mr. Mercer. - "While J. get reports
frequently - of local sickness nmong
herds, even these are less frequent
than customary In the summer
months, and there has not been any
thing akin to the epidemic, even a lo
cal epidemic, in the state this season.
"Sj successful has been the serum
produced by the State Agricultural
college to combat blackleg, which in
years past has been about the worst
enemy of stockraisers, that the dis
ease Is practically unknown on the
Kansas farms today. The calves ace
inoculated and thus are rendered im
mune from the disease. The same
way with hog cholera. It used to be
anticipated that hog cholera would
sweep away thousands of animals every
year. There has been no hog cholera
worth mentioning in the state this
year. The anti-cholera vaccine tdoes
the work.
"The one trouble which is causing
the stock raisers more grief than any
other malady is contagious abortion.
This disease has baffled veterinarians'
science thus far. mainly because it is
almost impossible to detect its pres
ence In a cow. It results in the loss
of the calf thru premature birth and
.once it gets into a herd of cows it is
bound to do a lot of damage. It is
impossible, also, to quarantine against
the disease for the same reason that
it is not marked,- by any exterior symp
toms. .
"The farmers in the western and
southwestern parts of the state have
stock water. -The worst shortages are
reported from the long grass sections
of the state. Many of these farmers
have been forced to ship their cattle
to market, but such conditions are lo
cal and not general - -
Food For Fans
V'axnlne and Flcnty. '
No letter from tbe folks it home
Nor even any sign of 'em.
No word from borne since 'way last May,
And then upon an August day
Tbey band bim eight or tttue of "em.
For the first tlntfe since the war bejran
the kaiser aons are leading tbe German
By the time yon have learned to pro
nounce all the towns captured in the Pi
cardy drive tlr war will be over.
The kibosh placed on the Doughnut box
ing show last week was not actuated by
unpatriotic motives, as certain persons
have hinted. Those who control the des
tinies of our fair city are willing to let the
boys have all the doughnuts they can eat.
In fact, some of them are ready to go so far
as to donate tbe boles.
Tts strategy," tbe Hnn began.
When he had caught his breath.
'It Is our well -constructed plsn
To run the foe to death."
Hnl Chase has been fired for the rest of
the season. Severr punishment, as it were.
Something like throwing a man off a sink
ing ship.
K. Collins motto: When in doubt, tell it
to tbe marines.
Reports from the front indicate that the
recent gas attack on Ban Johnson was
merely a false alai-m.
There Is no dissension In the Americans
League. Harry r razee is as caim ana
peaceful as a mcu who has bumped bis
pet corn. v
A little foot race now and then
Is relished by tbe kaiser's men.
The crown prince's drive Is all footwork
and uo beadwork.
There Is nothing startling In the report
that Ernie Shore feels xlgj-t at home In
tbe navy. .
Rnnner In Stockholm broke the world's
record for 3.000 meters. It Is rumored
that tbe kaiser's scouts will sign bim.
Tt Cobb has aspirations to become an
avia'tor. Imagine Ty sliding Into you, feet
first, from a height o' oue kilometer.
Motorist In Iowa broke the world's record
for a hslf mile on a dirt track. The most
remarkable feature of his performance was
that he didn't break anything else.
This Dempsey person Is said to be a
modest kid. but ft would be hard .to make
Fulton believe it.
The Iost AHbl.
ft was an ancient oaseball fan.
He brushed a tear away.
"It fills my soul with grief," be said,
."To think of Labor Iay. .-.
"For on that sad and fateful day
The Cinme of Ball will die.
And with the game will pass away
My faithful alibi.
"It was our wont to gather In
A gilded thirst bazaar
And there to roll '.he cubic bones j
Upou the polished bar.- j
"And there we wbiled the hours away
Until the eventide.
A scoreboard hanging on the wall, ,
A ticker close beside.
"And as I wsndered homeward when
The day was growing dark
I told the wife I had been kept
At yonder baseball park.
"T.s-well the wife would make reply, .,
Tis well to linger there - -Beneath
the -lear, unetamletl sky
Auti-breathe the summer air.
v,"rwere better far to linger there
Than in some redeye store.
It keeps you from tbe barflies whom
Von knew lu days of yore.'
"And now comes fatal Labor Day.
The ;ame of Ball will die
And with the game will pass away
My faithful alibi."
R. H. R.
Philadelphia (at Brooklyn) 1 4 0
Brooklyu 2 10 1
Hogg and Adams ; Cbeuey and Miller..
Second game .
Philadelphia T 3
Brooklyn 4 11 3
Jacobs, Oeschger nnd Adams; Robertson,
Coombs and M. Wheat.
Boston (at New York) 4 W 2
New York 5 T 0
George. Northrop ami Wagner; Causej.
Demaree. Toney and McCarty.
Second game
Boston 2 10 0
New York 5 10 1
liagan and Wilson; Perritt and Kariden.
Cincinnati (at St Louis) A 2
St. Louis ... .' . 0 4 2
Ring and Wlngo: Sberdell and Brock
Pittsburgh (at Chicago).. 1 10 2
Chicago 2 7 2
Carlson, Cooper and Schmidt; Tyler and
Kilifer. .
Second game .
Plttabunth, 1 14 1
Chicago 2 2
Miller ana smirn: iryugias, i.aner,n auter
and KIHifer, O'Farrell.
WashlnRtota (at Philadelphia) ..5 10 2
Philadelphia 3 b 2
Johnson and Ainamlth. Caaey; Keene.
Bauer, Adams and Perkins.
Second game
Washing-ton A " 1
Fhlladerpbia ; 1 10 2
Harper and Afnsmith, Casey; Watson,
Pearson and McAvoy.
Edward Rudolph, Won 11 ed. Contin
ued to Carry Messages in Battle.
Edward Rudolph, a Topeka printer
now in France, continued on duty
carrying messages after he had been
wounded in both arms. A. letter wan
recently received by I. G. Lieu ranee of
1929 Fillmore street, telling of how
Ned Rudolph was severely wounded.
The American company In which
Rudolph " was fighting, engaged
twenty-eight German companies July
15. The battle started at 12:30 o'clock
and Rudolph was wounded thru both
arms by 2:30. After he was wound
ed he carried messages for some time
before going to the hospital. He was
told by friends who cabled to see him
that he was to receive honorable men
tion or bravery.
Childrrn of Chesncjr Park Playground
In Outdoor Drama Tonight.
The children of Chesney park play
ground will alve a presentation of the
drama. "Sleeping Beauty," tonight at
7:30 o'clock at the park. Miss Lulu
Mcle and Miss Daisy Crawford, who
have charge of the playground, will
assist the children. Some dances will
be given in addition to the playlet.
The public ia invited. Those who will
take- p.rt are: Louie Fre-man. Be
rene Sesenden. Seville Finger. Betty
Freerarn, Constance Ross. In solo
parts ard dance, and groups of chil
dren will give a flower song dance
and a presentation of Cinderella. The
singing of the national anthem will be
led by Helen Paulson aa the Goddess
of Liberty.
Backs and Ends Follow the Ball
at Big JNaval Station.
Forty Men in First 'Squad
Kansas Colleges Bepresented.
Great Lakes, 111., Aug. 14. "Hike!'
hoarsely yelled Coach Olcott as he
arched a long forward pass into the
waiting arms of a husky sailor and
the football season at the Great Lakes
Naval Training station was officially
opened this week. More than forty
men were on the main drill field, punt
ing and passing despite the heat.
The first call was for ends and half
backs only. They turned in from all
barracks and even a number of tack
les, guards and center could not resist
the temptation, and slipped into the
Great Lakes is preparing for a
championship team; a machine to cope
with the creations of Yost, Kuppke
and Wilce and equal to the Kastern
turnouts. The sailors have the ma
terial the coach, the navy spirit and
one of the greatest athletic fields in
this country. -.....'
Stars in Navy.'".".
The pick of the college players are
in the navy." Better football men than
George Halas, Hufh Blacklock. of the.
Michigan Aggies, Paddy Driscoll of
Northwestern, Simson, the old Cornell
captain, Conzelman from Washington
TJ.. Kaufman of Iowa, Earl Gilfillan of
Notre Dame ; Johnny Magner of
Georgetown, Lamb of Illinois, Bach
man of Notre Dame and Chapman of
Nebraska cannot be found.
Coach Olcott may select his ends
from Benjamin of Illinois, Sauer of
Detroit. Williams of Kansas Normal,
Curtis of Carnegie Tech., WaMenburg
of Wisconsin, Prather from Baker,
Hauser of Miami and a score of others
The halfbacks are even more nu
merous, while the quarters and full
backs abound. One of Coach Olcott's
greatest problems will be to slice his
squad without loosing varsity mater
rial. Scores of the football stars now
indulging in baseball and track will
not turn out until the close of the
pennant races and the A. A. U. track
meets at the Station.
Meanwhile light practice will be
held every evening to loosen up the
muscles and to bring out punters and
forward passers.
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Cincinnati 4
Brooklyn 4S
Philadelphia 47
Boston 40
St. Louis 4"
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