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if CHASTEL, by France* Rumsey, a
C ȟbtie portrayal of life of an an
K glytical character, unusually *eil
| written and extremely intereating
r to thoae who care more for un
(T derlying causes than event*.
* Herr are a man and woman who
Mr* Mill
a; • f|- L
oiorr miserable apart The man i
an Arnorlran with all 'he diatln
pulshifif features of the American
of tb« beat sort He despises sham
lift iM>cs thru ah subterfuges He - 1
Aopoat, open, frank, loving his wife
.without too much introspection, In
•hort, the kmd of man any Arneri
,ein woman could love in return
tout Mile Dot'hast el, Anne-Marie, m
a French woman with the subtlety,
the Intuition, the furtiveneas of the
Pari-ian. She charms and repo!'
her husband at the same time, and
it finally becomes unbearable and
they separate only to find life un
'bearable apart Altogether Frances
is a writer with keen in
pight and one who handles her ma
terial In a masterly way The story
i« clearly apart from the ordinary
run of novel*, it has no purpose,
unless indirerUy it is. _a study *
temperaments of two utterly differ
eot sorts trying to live hannoikiou
ly together and finding it an im
possibility. We leav e husband and
wife reunited but with no « enaintv
that things can be any better than
they were before.
?1 John company. New York,
• • •
Burton Kline, the story of the rl*e
of a young man of sterling quali
ties and the downfall of the rich
eat, moat important citizen in the
Mr. Kline has a happy way o*
••pressing himself. He says what
he has to say without effort and
feithou*. too much explanation. v As
for the material Mr. Kline has se
lected upon which to hang his
ptory. we think It was worthy of a
better peg. The adventuress is
Overdrawn. She is not true to-any
Oharactcr In life or fiction and has
hot one redeeming trait. Sh«"was
really not needed at all. Mr. Kline
ioes not need a plot; he does not
heed any sensationalism; he does
hot require any peculiar variety of
character to make an Interesting
book. With his ability to express
himself so charmingly, be could
easily talk about the commonplaces
Os the day and the humdrum life of
BBybody and produce an interesting
Btory The man, Penning, is fine
The girl Annabel. Is all right. The
hareer of tha young lawyer was
enough, with his thoroly norma! love
affair, to make a book.
John I.*ne company, publishers;
New York.
a • •
lotte Kellogg, the only American
woman member of the Belgian
Relief commission, who writes
this book to ted the world of the
wonderful work being done and
to raiae more money, thru the
aale, to add to the relief fund.
The organization of this commix
•ion, carried out mainly by the
■Tomer of Belgium, shows great
ability on the part of those in con
fro! There is no one forgotten and
ettrything is done in a systematic.
Orderly fashion, quite as it migh’ be
don* 1 In times of peace A special
canteen is operated for young moth
ers and fxpectanf moters. that they
may be properly nourished l,ay
•ties are provided for ttv'ir babies
Another cares for school children,
$50,000, altogether, being fed The
ittH'ies Os all poor people, '3.000 In
feunther. are supplied with pasteur
ised milk and weighed weekly,
while their mothers are told how
to care for them There are 3,-
-SOO,OOO people in Belgium depen
denr upon chanty. The author ue n *
♦o Belgium last July, h< i hut-bund
weirg In charge of the commission
at Brussels. She has worked con
[etantiv ever since, and Is thoroly
.acquainted with the work both from
its official and Its strictly human
aid*. The lit*le stories, so simple
■fed pathetic, should be prefer-.ed
Id a volume of their own
Funk A- Wagnalls corn inn v *
York; sl.
• 1$
f. Nyburg. author of -The Con
quest,” a book devoted to tn e ts«
i af the capitalistic Jew* and the
I' working Jew*, moatly Russian
jr and strictly orthodox, of Balt'-
j more
[ Mr Nyburg is a Jew and h> knows
>i* people, their characteristics,
[their strength, their wnaknesser
[ahd gives without prejiidu <• a tpi«
feteture of conditions prevailing in
the lives of this ancient and notable
»•<■* In America. The good, bad
•lid Indifferent qualities po-senst-d
'by this people are shown thru the
Bhat.i. >rs in this story and woven
ißto a tiook of remarkable Intercut
To* young Rnhbl tvpifle* the real
lew from the time of Abraham, w\t>:
*' All books reviewed on this
>■o* can be obtained from
. Ts Library Av«.
I f.he deep well of rHinbn -u*bing tn
his heart. The poor \iddish factory
| workers are more truly his broLh'-rs
m spiritual afflnuj than are the
people of his synagogue who have
(become lukewarm in their religion
and enfeebled by liv•of h.*ui.\
which their money ha- per" itted
them trr live Kach character
vividly drawn and is kept wet*
within the huindi- of the !,.<tiiri»l__hy
this young author who with a little
more abandon Td little less dia
logue. bids fair to become a com
polling w ri*er The material in this
book h dramatic and -plendid. It
main'v where iti lesser characters
are conversational, i ou.q ■
burg *v.‘ ! eonver*aMnn d*• TANARUS"
hi- ntorv n .i bigger way. with a
<h*-r*’ is no knowing what he ru;ch’
accomplish As .a me picture of
Jewish life and the ondlttons sur
rounding it In America, it is i hook
of value nsid» from ’? literary
$1 40.
B • •
by G. Frederick Wrght, pro*e*sor
emeritus of the harmony of *ct
ence and reveiaton, ObeHin cor
lege, and prooabiy the beat xnow<
exponent among American theo
logians of the movement to rec
oncile ic ence with dogma
The life of Mr. Wright, which be 1
has written :n 'fcm simples’, most
pleasing manner, read-* like a ro
manre and his *-arly years and re
cital of his parents’ lives are a dis
tinctly valuable con’ribution to the
library of American history in Mas
sachusetts and the middle we-t Os
a distinctly scientific »urn of mind :
Mr Wngh' wus aUo deeply r e
llgious and determined to show thru
his writing? *ba"t no d.-cr* „anri-. -
exist between the R’.hle and the
facts of nature For s-ien’tfic j:r
po«es. in order to collect the and »’a
he required, Mr Wright m ide - v
eral notable trips, on* tn Green
land, where he~ was xh'pwreek !
and where he c and * .v
formation for hook he -utv- * ••
ly wrote or. ”Th ! ■ ,\ • \c-'’h
A merit a,” and -r ’h i
the Glaciar Period ' • - ♦ ••
life he crop-* and Asi • •« ml told n f 1
experiences *n f* h< • - -1
atic Russia ' The fir-t ;...r
autobiography tells of c ndi’. r
previnus to the r’lvll v and how
fugitive slavey were harbor*". h>
the abolitionists in d< '*'ai - the
law. His first work after i-a\ nc
college wa« to teach school :n ..
house in the backwoods of Oil
This is an interesting account of a
man a life carrier over -ome of 'h“
most eventful periods o! American
history No doubt it «ei-med q-net
and uneventful for y.., l r*. a t;re
but if reads lik** a ronianc'’ nd
thrills s he r ader wj*h ’he courag*
and steadfagtoess of best Ameri* an
Ribllotheca Sacra eompar.y puh
Ushers, Oherlin, O 12
• • «
EXPERIENCE, anonymous, by an
anti-militarist who hates ail war,
but who was obliged to spend *4
month* in every kind of * l ght—»g
before making hi* escape Toe
book is non-partisan beog oeiy
an arraignment of war in every
country while telling the expert
encea of the author In- the Ger.
man army.
If any youth ? f ill h.-t rhor
thongh*s that war l.« a P '-ru
thrilling adventure, with * t:nn f
romance clinging , le» h -n •
this vivid unvarnished sr- > * r *
one young "man's experierp: ' - Th<-
w r rlter has no Uterarv cua ft *or
• n|» ; , V ' >
jf*;. y' y s■’•■■'.'*%'&
4 vji ' ,s£iJ?Wi • ‘* r^r y.
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V **tfjNapfe» •* ;
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Wtftnw or ( otif. .|n 4 r Trl*r»r.* Hr* hr*r -r.o- n n .\’l*nr H *jn nfi
»har* for I’m lo s*ir i r.. 1« •• ?|.r - . #h«* ,and 1 v m fn’r|, • <*. fl.»~
tho 'Star* and Bar* ’ «Jul' ale »*- \m*'ri*an flag to hr pt* **nt*-1 trr
rh* flrat (,«*org a r*gnnnn f going to thf Iron*
I which mak* s the book nil the more
j romp*]hne and says most simply
ice.t Hi
1 plot' *nr hs it U, eacueing nothin*.
I and mv- ordiru to hia words it t»
merely .t brutal and brutalizing
physio.U performance against which
ail right minded poop!** would turn
in horror and discust if it were
practiced b' one individual against
another thi;w*or German, who
ha* no hatred or ill-feeling for any
body. and does what he can to help
a starving Belgian family. Anally
makes his escape into Holland and
thence in he coal bunkers of a
Dutch « r earner to America. He
was with the first company which
entered Belgium and gi*es a graphic
account of what occurred. So con
*• . ,M*ar. s *hat they
or the French were supposed to be
their friends for both pillaged their
hnus»'« .\nd carried off thetr stor^
fht*s V *"> ff tT *o
nick by being ob *cd to shoo* a
civilian h* roeN a bent like a
drunken man According to his
statement many of the German 50*'
dif»r* r» to ob**v sucb com
mands and were punished accord
• n#ly No id*a o f charity or mercy
»• .1 * for a moment entertained hr
the • officers This is a remarkable
•. • k m 'hsLl it condemn* no people
It is war itself, that Is or. trial and
receives if« sentence The writer
would be called a pacifist He
pleads unconsciously for t>r
means of settling internaHonal lis
?’ W Huehsch publi-her. New
York %'
• • •
by Maj. James A Vo** and Maj.
M. B. Stewart U- S. A., g a tiny
boon et which centa ns the presi
dent's appeal for unity and some
glowing tributes to the flag by
two army offlcers
rb'* bonk cf-sre-wiv larcer fhsn *
good siz'd envelope. ran slip easily
into a pocket and w’!l doubtless hr
treasured by those who find inspira
»tr»n and comfort in high minded
ideals and corcepMons of wba* the
ra'i na-l emblem wlcn-tdes The pro
need.* of tbn sale of the book are
ip bn give R to the R»d <~rn««
T r\f r publishers, Philadel
rhla rent*
• ■ •
LAUGH AND LIVE. by Doug ; as
N Fa -ban#*, the movie actor, who
has delighted thousands of peop ( e
with hi* contagious smile, has
written his experiences In book
“Laugh and the world laughs
w i»b ■■ )U weep . - trd rou
a.'on**.' !« a quouvon - - true that
it is almost a« well known as
Shakes pi are and the Bible. Doug
las- Fairbanks make* happiness his
religion if -av« 'There is one
thing id this good old world that is
positively sure Happiness i? for
all who strive try be happ and
tho*e who iauzh ar« happy ' He
jpyf 4 fh^nr^ j«s i
of n n '■* n i kod v tv*, r
ha- never he* n able rn «,v an’
thinsr in the moving piezurr . hut
prf-a« h'« idea* -n words to sn-ne
portion of (**». **
tn f if) - hii r* r»t ns ■* ! * * h&b \ t *t)<\
should b' cultivated. To walk, to
run, to laugh he believes will I did
up anv run down mortal end *< *
!'i:n on the road to health-and haj
; lne-»*. aj and "today is »h* day ? n
be/T •&■»« thi 1 * oo'iru -*t Wha * •
« vi r or»e may think of thl* book it
- stimulating. like Fa rbank’s
urh and it a tonlr to the de
it • the of
* ’ r. ’he hr -t rujt o # one's pel*
nd -n ;<-* 3 hond do much good
* r irrpo«".hie to thT.k of the a-’
'h ri r a- being an>thine. b.t generous.
i * **nt BC' ?on th* stage, In oflbrea
land on the » at ti<* steamship pitch
j in/ h«.v to the •’« #, are very ainu*
! ink .md fv.ik *• Kind of laughter
i which >* r.'o* .u<»t i habit.
Uritton rubilshlnf company. New
York; sl. , ,
• • •
‘ War." a short poem In the M.*>
- * i
arraignment >f the world slaughter
In the name of righteousness which
1«» written with consummate skill
Kloise K<*h.ns n i« responsible for
•he poem .tnd i f rightfuly has the
first place In the book "Spring/*
b> Mabel ,ir.!. is \ gem of fr*e
verse. It contacts 13 short lines
htit the whole •‘pint of nature is
•her* It Is Infinitely better Than
’he nex' poem by the same author.
’ Ix>ve and foreboding." by Motreen
Fox. arc two stanzas pregnant with
meaning and exqr-dt* In e\pres
«lor "TJttle lonesome soul" Is a
mother could read trt'.ho it weeping
V 1 aether, tills • . h. • of ‘Poetry - *
Justifies our belief that \merlca will
iiotno dav produce as great poets as
.1- ind The e •' 1 -'“reotyped
rhyminc verse has be«n abandoned
and the soul has tnk-n wings and
found freedom iway from the con
ventions of belief- as w.-ll a« form
"Inwhich" that tiny magazine
about .ill things artistic. and espe*

art. h:?- <-onae to <n untimely end
The las? irrmhor : - tr. nrn* hand?
and if Is with r*gre* that w» read
that It 1s ’he iH't It Vave« us
w'*h «r*s‘e l.'t.s’ go.vt n *"d s f»avs
Norman Bel Geide*. O:r minds
must he hr; h’ « h color hefnre.
we can see r n ' hipg« everything
*»:l be dull to u> ;n!« • wa hare
h-tP'a-r. eager - r.d* TV.- article
on ‘'Color*' a ph a for the beauti
fu! and the joyot.- rather ’ban the
sad. ’he mournful ur.ir* which Anier
runs w *h F . • ;r. *v.-tar-e
.-n • - A • \ . » r. in *
other article m "Intnl. ran' - e” the
fi’ni row *hov :ns In Detroit which
glve< The mechanical ichlevement
'.'raise,' while scoring it ass work
of ar? or -pi'.tua! uplif* ‘One wav
Os the world" ■ * a little epic of life,
young marred i 'e. anvs»y Again
we >r- sorry r n "good hve ’ to
“Inwh'.ch ’
PlT .'Z\py rx, a HITCHCOCK
T.AVSIN'if Micii , June 1. -C. Car-
It’* H : o: Buffalo, N Y s given
the e M \ C's h irdsomesf
if--- : i\ . •■ *■ board • t the an*
I'or: Huron, nun
Harold L). WTUh 1 . a’-iiv b* >t stn*
e-" • f dan e licod > a v j,
F ’ - ( M . r , \f .
peaceful man C. Versch
cor, Gr in/. Rapids, mo popu.cr
ci • ■ 1 i ' In.
r-e C '.lnrne; champion college
Gue?t —Have many fights In this
\Va te, r No peace arguments are
(Visit Canada!
This Summer j
The Highland* of Onta- j
rio, including Muskoka I
Lakes, Lake of Bays, Al- I
gonquin Park, Georgian I
Bay, etc.
New scenes, new inter- I
ests to soothe your nerves 1
dnve away the blues,clear s
the cobwebs off your bram J
and strengthen your phys- a
cal make-up.
The woods, lakes,
streams, high altitude,
long, cool days, fishing,
! camping, canoeing and life
[ in big hotels or rustic
camps awaken a love for
the beautiful and sublime;
preparing you, as nothing
else will, for return to
drudgery and routine.
Our guide books are de
lightful and explain how
inexpensively the trip may
be made. Free.
V i. < . r.iis « r.\ a r
\; U» tlnMlnnM |Tf„ Ilr
’ foil, K (||| .*.*<•*»» fir |i -1. «f.
i f'liw-i* r.iji).
NEW YORK. June 1 She •tood
In the big room at Kills Island,
where immigrants are held up, torn
between smile.' and tear*.
She "as happy when she gazed
at the Statue of Liberty; all tea:
when she thought of dear on** left
behind in the hell that 1* Belgium
under German occupation
Her husband had come to this
country before the war. sending
part of his savings back to her
Her hands were toll-worn and
her cheeks had the pallor that
comes from undernourishment
Near stan a'ion had made Bs marks
on her two little boy# But they
were happv, because they were
about to take a train to the west
and Papa Jean Francois.
She could speak only Flemish so
my conversation with her was thru
a pret*y Utfi* Belgian interpreter
I asked that **he tel! me about
German slave raids. Instantly her
eye* filled with tears
11 •• r -i-itr it K
terrible too terrible My man Is
’safe ir. f ■' ry b an poor
brother See He 's 41 and ry
widower His little girla, Jeanne,
flip, \n:> tte, s;x, were in_
M* briber {• a carpen’er On--
day i notice Is posted In our see
Mon of F! i.-t Flanders that all men
he*ween 17 and 56 must present
themselves nett day in tfv market
place They inu«t bring 'h.-t
--tit> and small hand baggage
"Those who fall to appear will be
transposed and imprisoned besides
■’The blow has come The non
pack their scanty belongings and
hid their women folk rood bye They
ask us not to come along It » mid
be too painful. But 1 march with
my brother over the muddy ro# f*
"All ro d* lead to the ni.arke*
place of rourtral The entrance' to
the are guarded by (l< rr. m
troop* We women are not allow* and
disappear down the sftree* to -he
"The men enter a room where >\
doctor ejamire* them Those so .nd
unfit are released at once T\e
Those “Big Rent ” Prices would be as much
out of place here as gasoline ig a
Eii e Extinguisher—MlLLEß
A wedding* grist of grood silverware acts like a feather under
the June Bride’s chin —next to her husband it is the most impor
tant thing: she has. There is nothing* she appreciates so much for
a wedding gift. Your grandmother can tell you who gave her
every niece of her wedding silvenvare —that’s why I say get
The Biggest and Finest Selection
of Silverware Ever Shown in
Detroit is on Display in the
Biggest Little Stores NOW
Every piece of table flat ware or hollow ware you find hero is the finest made —not
the kind that looks like lead pipe after the honeymoon, hut the kind that’s handed down
to your children’s children. When you come here you’ll get silverware that’s going to
make your children my customers —I’m building this business for my son.
The Most Uncommon Thing is Common Sense—On Price Tags
~ r^ ' Most jewelers are using the “war bogie” to “kite” prices. Just l>erause Mr.' Manu
facturer boosts me is no sign I’m going to pass it along to the customers. I'll stand the
boost- and mak<* up by doing more business. Anytime you see the world’s standards in
s ilverware. like GORHAM. STERLING, HOLMES & EDWARDS, “1st?” ROGER BROS.”
and COMMUNITY, still selling at the same SQUARE DEAL prices you can “say it again”
that the jeweler who’s selling it is doing a bigger business.
A “Sweeping Tx*>k” nevrr sweep** out the kitchen hut—one peek at a Square Deal price tag
will convince >ou —they're “eye-openers.”, '
Biggest Little Stores—6l Grand River, 65 Grand River, 351 Wood warn. King Main 123 L
' other* art* passed into the room of
fate Here sit the German Inqulal
"If our men practice a trad* use
fill to the Germans they are con*
nianded to turn to the left That
mean* doom They go thru a pa*
• ag* Into a yard where they »r»
eorraled If the> are told to turn
to the right that mean* liberty
I "The freed men return to Jjycli
robbing wonun a* if from thegra\<
"Tli oae picked for deportation
are asked to sign an agreement to
work for a flied w.tfgeT If they d<
so. they are given a few day* In
which to part from their faratlle
If they refuse and almost a'l
they are marked for immediate de
"My poor brother wa* deported
Jie was not e\en given a chance to
tell his little on« s good bye l saw
him enter a car That wjt* the end
His destination wa* unknown My
brother 1* strong and rnftv survive
Other* come hack dying from tuber
cutosis Poor food, harsh treat
rnent. exposed *le» ping
br»ak them down
"My brother wa* allowed to s*m I
me one postal card He whs n<»t a!
lowed to say where he wh-«. nor
wh&t lie wa* doing, nor how h*
"His pttle one* asked me for
their papa and T could only tell
them he had cone away latter I
could not even ’ell them whether
he «a« alive or dead That man
-D ;r ;* what te rmanj was and >inv
t<» - Belgian* n 'hi* \ ery year
before 1 left home.”
The annual Raoh Festival »' South
Bethlehem. Pa one of the noted
musical event* of the year, will V
opened with n concert tonigb’ in tie
Packer Memorial Church of Lehigh
T ■ Ameri' if; V'■sodatlruj rtf M
ical Milk Commissioners begin* lt>
: . ~’ *
Children Dry
Your Gift
to the Bride
! rrf '* h ' Kh ” t || No other token of votir
qualttit * .it. and. ||
making suv h M |i love coult have so in
lection al l th e ij . f
more desirable are 11 mate i\ part 111 llCr
Ms and standing l! lIOITIC 1110, Os OC SO
GrintiMi highly prized as a
Steinway. Knahe. nn f
Grinnell Bros. ; r ul * ,u '
Sohmer, Vose.
Sterling. i It's a g’itt with which cheer
pr ’ } ami hratttv and refinement and
in Grand pleasure are inseparably asso
and Upright J elated one that is a daily
Models. i source of happiness—that for
fh [ ' v ' ; J t r . j; years echoes the glad music of
»t no other* Hot:<e j the wedding beds—and is ever
—pa > tr. ti» -H more deeply treasured a~> time
make purchase very . '
e**y. 11 pas SO.
St ">«"'« K*»dan%rO*r>«i
? 243-247 Woodward Ave.
The Times gives your children the,
most important news not hahit-j
forming advertising tips
.1 T N K 19 17.

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