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(Conducted by tha National Wonian't -""""an .temperance Union.) WATCH IT GROW. In Phoenix. Ariz., before tha Novam. ber election, all the liquor places put up a sign to this effect: "Thin hull Ins will be for rent if the 'dry' amend ment carries." After election the sa loon men refused to give up their leases, some of them opening drug stores, some soft drink stands, some restaurants. The law went into effect January 1. The day afterwards ever baker and grocer in the city for the first time sold out his stock of bread, and the meat markets sold out their meats. Last year the arrests for drunkenness in Phoenix averaged 12 per day; on the day after the saloons closed, for the first time in its his tory the police court had no drunks. Phoenix bankers also have a tale to tell. The day Arizona went "drv" th Valley bank, which suspended early in November, reorganized and opened up for business stronger than ever. The Citizens" bank, established by local capitalists, opened after the saloons were Toted out The Central bank, organ! zea by eastern men after the election, filed articles of incorporation three days after the law went into ef fect and now occupies one of the "empty buildings." A branch of the Anchor Trust company of Wichita, Kan., was established after the state voted "dry." "Watch Arizona grow,' say Arlzonlans. "TOMMY ATKINS" PLEDGE. The following "tetotal" pledge is be tag circulated among the British troops on the European battle fields: "Don't ask me To take drink; I've decided to be teetotal while On service for my country. "(Carry this with you and show It whenever asked to take liquor.)" On the reverse side of the card is printed: "Temperance Battle Card for the Great War. "Recognizing that as army, navy and medical leaders have stated, "Alcohol or drink is detrimental to health and efficiency, "I promise, Ood helping me, to be teetotal while on service for my coun try. (Signed with witness). "(Get a mate or the chaplain, 01 an officer to witness this.)" DEMAND IS FOR SOBER WORKERS. In a recent number of the Technical World Is a contributed article entitled, "The Worker Who Drinks Must Uo." The editor In an Introductory note thus comments: "Emperors, business men, social re formers are all agreed upon one thing alcoholic drinks work positive harm. A single glass of beer lowers a man's efficiency 7 per cent. Imagine what strong vine, gin, or whisky will do. The up-to-date employer will not keep men who drink even 'in moderation;' the secretary of the navy will not al low them on our warships; every com' mander in the field today is leading a sober army. Everywhere the brains of the world recognize that alcoholic liquors weaken both muscle and mini? power." PROSPERITY IN ATLANTA. Atlanta, Georgia, is the largest dry city In the country, and the capital of a state In which the sale of liquor has been prohibited since 1907. In that year the realty transactions of the city were $91,840,350; in 1913 the amount was almost double $172,292, 004. Building permits for 1907 aggre gated $4,564,771; in 1912 they reached the sum of $9,987,444. Corresponding Increase In all lines of business is re corded. The tax rate shows signiS cant reduction. NEAR THE TOP OF THE WORLD. The "farthest north" local Wom an's Christian Temperance union is in Dawson, Yukon territory, only about one hundred miles from the Arctio circle. It was organized in 1913 by one of the national organizers of the'' society and is doing activa work for temnerance "living, work ing, gaining new members," writes the president, "and corresponding witb. the Ottawa officials in regard tc the observance of Sunday closing o saloons.". Plucky I CHURCHES AND BREWERIES. Did you know that over ten timet as much money is spent in building churches as In building breweries T This, at least, is the record for the first four months of last year. Ac cording to no less an authority than the American Contractor, a building trade Journal, In that period the brew ers spent $429,000 in building opera tions and the church people spent $4 889,984. PERTINENT QUERY. What is the difference, asks an ex change, In moral quality betweer keeping a saloon and running adver tisements of whisky and beerT STUDY OF ALCOHOL. In fourteen European universities In structlon as to the nature and effects of alcohol Is a recognized part of thf curriculum. NOT IN BOTTLES. The spirit of the times Is not In sot ties. The Temperance Caus Rome Tow ilELPvS NATURE DELIGHTS IN CURVES Builder of Human Habitations D Well to Avoid Too Many Straight Lines. Nature makes no straight lines, fot whether It be the canopy above, th horizon about us, the shore of ocean or pond, the course of streams, th lines of horse, bird, or even of the human figure, beautiful curves and variety and multiplicity of curves everywhere abound. Without guid- ance such as a taut cord, a straight edge, or ruler, man cannot make straight line. Even with the assist ance of a crack or continuous joint in a sidewalk the homeward-bound in the "wee sma' hours anent the twal1 cannot maintain their physical dig nlty and equilibrium, however assidu ously their feet woo "the straight and narrow path of rectitude." must then be apparent that nature never Intended man to make straight lines, and the present writer lovea them not, even in a dwelling-house. The clay cottage with thatched root Is the very acme of beauty in shel ters for mankind, and often the sim ple, old-fashioned garden round about holds more of natural charm than the most favored part of the grandest es tate. Those who have tramped over fresh' ly-fallen snow, though intent upon go ing In a straight line from one specific point to another, looking back upon their course, may easily descry what beautiful and smoothly-flowing curvet they have traced upon earth's win try shroud. Even the paths of do mestic animals through their pasture! are of most artistic and gentle de parture from the monotonous straight line. Still, we would not advise fol lowing these in the economic dlspoai- tlon of traffic, as did the Bostoniani with Sam Fobs' calf trail. Likewise, we should avoid violation of the dic tates of common sense by trying to Institute curves in a front walk from street to door when the distance la but a few paces. Curves must not be made to. appear ridiculous. Sometimes restricted scope precludes their us and straight lines must prevail. Still, the straight line is not, as Ruskln is reputed to have said, "the line o beauty." SAVING NEW YORK'S TREES Planting Association of the Great Metropolis Finds Itself Facing a Hard Problem. , Manhattan presents a hard problem for those who want to beautify the metropolis with shade trees. It seems that certain streets are not altogether hopeless, according to the report of the Tree Planting association of New York, just out. Such are Seventh avenue and Lenox from One Hundred and Tenth street up; Broadway north from Fifty-ninth street, also West End avenue, West One Hundred and Thirty-eighth, West Seventy-ninth street, etc. On all of these there are plantations at present. In spite of the fact that some people have the Idea that New York has few shade trees there are dozens of varieties of all shades and Styles and patterns, from- aristocratic shade trees to scraggy slum dwarfs, Tree doctors and surgeons are very necessary, and tree surgery has be come quite a definite science. Many a fine old tree if saved by "filling its tooth," as It were that is, filling its hollow cavity with cement to prevent further decay. The committee of the association has divided up New York into dis tricts for special examination, and the report .on the different geographic' locations is exhaustive. City-Planning Assoolatlon. For a number of years tho city of New York has contemplated the crea tion of a city-planning commission for regulating the various civic improve ment undertakings of the municipal ity, as well as those of private individ uals. The work which .would come under the supervision of such a city planning commission would include, among other things, housing, Indus trial structures, ' the conveyances of supplies and materials of manufacture and manufactured products, the dis posal of waste materia, the arrange ment of the various sections of the city in accessible manner, rapid and convenient means of transportation, the provision of facilities for educa tion and public recreation. . These are the fundamental objects of city planning, but many other city activities would come under the super vision of the city-planning commis sion, such as regulating the height of buildings, dividing the city Into dis tricts and zones, traffic regulation etc. Good Judgment Needed. Good judgment not a matter ol opinion, but a matter of principle, training and experience is necessary to the selection of a proper location for a civic center in order to avoid the criticism and condemnation of fu ture generations to which we lay our selves open if we do not exercise proper judgment at the crucial mo ment PA IIP in MAKES UHLU GLEAN LIVER AND BOILS Just Once! Try "Dodson's Liver Tone" When Bilious, Consti pated, Headachy Don't Lose a Day's Work. Liven up your sluggish liver! Feel fine and cheerful; make your work a pleasure; be vigorous and full of am' bltlon. But take no Baoty, danger ous calomel, because it mal es you sick and you may lose a day's work. Calomel is mercury or quicksilver, which causes necrosis of the bones. Calomel crashes Into sour bile like dynamite, breaking It up. That's when you feel that awful nausea and cramping. Listen to me! If you want to enjoy the nicest, gentlest liver and bowel cleansing you ever experienced" just take a spoonful of harmless Dod ion's Liver Tone. Your druggist or daaler sells you a 50 cent bottle of Dodson's Liver Tone under my personal money- LABOR PERIODICALS TO HELP Campaign Against Tuberculosis Will Shortly Have a New and Im portant Ally. A new campaign for closer co-operation with labor unions and other groups of worklngmen is announced by the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis. A committee has been appointed with Dr. Theodore B. Sachs, president of the Chicago Tuberculosis institute, as chairman, to formulate plans for immediate and future action.' Other members of the committee are Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, Washington; George W. Perkins, secretary of the International Cigarmakers' union, Chi cago; John Mitchell of the New York state compensation commission. New York; Austin B. Garretson. president of the Brotherhood of Railway Con ductors, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dr. Wil liam Charles White, medical director of the Tuberculosis league of Pitts burgh, and Dr. David R. Lyman, super intendent of the Gaylord Farm sanato rium, Wallingford, Conn,. As the first step in the campaign a special health bulletin has been pre pared for the labor papers and will be sent out monthly in co-operation with members of the International La bor Press bureau. Remark Hard to Explain. Everyone had gathered in the draw ing room after dinner, and all were feeling contented with themselves as well as at peace with the outside world, when it was suggested as a pas time that every lady should state the gift she most coveted, and the posses sion of which she would most prize. With prompt acquiescence each regis tered her choice. Mrs. Wellman wished for the most exquisite jewels extant, Mrs. King desired to be the best- dressed woman in 'society, Mrs. Dray ton preferred to own the handsomest turnouts, while Mrs. Smith craved popularity. Robinson, springing from his chair, exclaimed: "Heavens, don't any of you care for beauty?" Some of them still think it was Intentional. FALLING HAIR MEANS DANDRUFF IS ACTIVE Save Your Halrl Get a 25 Cent Bottle of Danderine Right Now- Also Stops Itching Scalp. Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy hair is mute evidence of a neglected scalp; of dandruff that awful scurf, There Is nothing so destructive to the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair of its luster, Its strength and Its very life; eventually producing a feverish, ness and Itching of the scalp, which if not remedied causes the hair roots to shrink, loosen and die then the hair falls out fast A little Danderine tonight now any time will surely save your hair. Get 25 cent bottle of Knowlton's Danderine from any store, and after the first application your hair will take on that life, luster and luxuriance which is so beautiful. It will become wavy and fluffy and have the appear ance of abundance; an incomparable gloss and softness, 'but what will please you most will be after juBt. a few weeks' use, when you will actual ly see a lot of fine, downy hair new hair growing all over the scalp. Adv. Her Preference. Young Mawks had decided to enlist and go to war, and his wife was ob jecting. 'But, darling, he argued, "even if I were killed, just think how fine it would be to be the widow of a hero." "Oh, no, Wilfred," pleaded the young wife earnestly, her mind reverting to familiar proverb; "I would rather be the wife of a live jackass than a dead Hon." Judge. It's the high spots that knock at the rolling stones. BsfiUb If Yeura la fluttering er 1 YOU SICK it back guarantee that each spoonful will clean your sluggish liver better than a dose of nasty calomel and that It won't make you sick. Dodson's Liver Tone Is real liver medicine. You'll know it next morn ing, because you will wake up feel ing fine, your liver will be working, your headache and dizziness gone, your stomach will be sweet and your bowels regular. Dodson's Liver Tone Is entirely vegetable, therefore harmless and cannot salivate. Give It to your chil dren. Millions of people are using Dodson's Liver Tone instead of dan gerous calomel now. Your druggist will tell you that the sale of calomel Is almost stopped entirely here. Between Deals. The Wall street broker who ought to be in vaudeville came across at lunch with a fresh conundrum, "What's the difference," said he, "between a taxidermist and a taxi driver, one of those chaps who gears the taximeter up to the highest notch?" Everybody had bad experience with the taximeter but nobody could supply the answer. "All right," said the broker. "One skins you and stuffs you and the other stuffs you and skins you." Reminiscence. "1 can remember when we could get an idea of how an election was going by taking a straw vote." "We never depend on straw votes out our way. , The only chance of learning which way the election was going was to discover which side bad the most two-dollar bills." It doesn't take a woman long to get wise to a man's actions after marrying him then she proceeds to call his bluff. Winter Chills Bring Kidney Ills ' A spell of cold, damp weather la always followed by a fine crop of kid ney troubles and backache. Colds and chills damage the kid neys. Other troubles common to win ter weather are just as bad. Grip, ton silitis, quinsy, pneumonia or any other infectious disease hurts the kidneys by overloading the blood with poisons. The kidneys get worn, weak and in flamed trying to work it off. ' ' It Isn't bard to strengthen weak kidneys though, if you act quickly. At the first sign of backache, dizzy spells, headaches, loss of weight, nerv ousness, depression and painful, irreg ular Ltdney action, start using Doan's Kidney Pills. Rest the kidneys by simple eating, avoidance of overwork and worry, and getting more rest and sleep. A milk diet is fine. This sensible treatment should bring quick benefit and prevent seri ous kidney diseases like dropsy, gravel and Bright's disease. ' Clip this advertisement and mall It to the address below for a free trial of Doan's Kidney Pills, the best roo Experience. "Experience is a great teacher." "Isn't It? There's Brown's case." "What about Mr. Brown?" "He married a widow." "I know." "Well, Brown had an idea that he was a bandy man around the house. About the second week after his mar riage she caught him with a monkey wrench on his way to fix some of the water pipes." "What did she do?" "She stopped him." "Why?' "She said her first husband bad the notion that he was a plumber, and she had all the trouble from that source that she wanted." COLDS & LaGRIPPE S or 6 doses 666 will break any case of Chills & Fever, Colds & LaQrlppe; it acts on the liver better than Calo mel and does not gripe or sicken. Price 25c. Adv. Up to Mother. The mother of thirteen-year-old Page has a gift for rhyming and a generous nature.. The other day Page returned from school with the an nouncement that each member of her class was expected to turn in a poem on a certain given subject on the mor row. "Well, that's a very nice subject," replied Page's mother. 'Yes, but, mother," the little girl asked, with Innocent assurance, "what are you going to say about it?" It's imrjohslble to sunnrftsa tha man who thinks he can tell a funny story. It fflte lia weak, uae RINOVINK." Made by DIDN'T WANT TO MEET HIM Colored Parson's Description of His Satanle Majesty Brought Converts Jo Mourners' Bench. The late celebrated Peter Vinegar, who in days gone by used to make periodical visits to Danville, says the Advocate, for the purpose of deliver ing his sermons, remarkable on ac count of their startling texts, on one occasion spoke to a large assemblage of the colored population and a few whites at the old colored Methodist church on Walnut street. He arose, raised his spectacles from his eyes, and said: "My beloved brederen and slsteren, I take my tex' dls evenln' in dat por tion uv de Scrlptur' whar de 'Postle Paul pints bis pistol at de 'Fheslans, an' whar it . says, 'Whar de ben scratches dar's de worm, 'cetpin' de case whar sum prevlus hen hav bin dar.' " . He then proceeded to tell bis hearers what a horrible personal ap pearance the devil presented, with the following description: "His eyes look like two balls uv fire, his teet like two skinned sapllns, bis ears hang down like a 'baccer leaf an' his bref smoke like a tar kittle." That night Peter made many converts. SELF SHAMPOOING With Cutlcura 8oap Is Most Comfort ing and Beneficial. Trial Free. Especially If preceded by touches of Cutlcura Ointment to spots of dan druff and J'-ching on the scalp skin. These 3up.rcreamy emollients meet every skin want as well as every toilet and nursery want in caring for the skin, scalp, hair and hands. Sample each free by mail with Book. Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dept. XY, Boston. Sold everywhere. Adv. Wears Many Crowns. He She's a thoroughly queenly woman. She Yes; even her teeth have gold crowns. Town Topics. The Reason. "The man who uttered those forged notes made a very clumsy job of it." "Oh, but, you know, he stuttered." t's' twry fictur "I'd i all right only fot my lack. ' Wn'Y6ar1S3Ck1s UlTle-Remember"lhe1arno,, KffiNEYPILL iSotd by. Oett&LhkoSD cents, fostoMubum Co, pvflalo, frppdetoti Watch Your Colts For Coughs. Colds and Distemper, and at the first symptoms of see each ailment, give email doses of that wonderful remedy, now late most need In existence, SPOHN'g DISTEMPER COMPOUND BO cents and tl a bottle; K and tlO the dosen of any ojngglst, ksisisssj dealer, or delivered br SPOHN MKDICAI. CO., Chemists said Bacteriologists, Uusben. Ind., TJ. 8. A. The Female of the Species. "I tell you, sir," said the sad-eyed passenger with the bargain-counter tie, "all women are born gamblers." "That's right," observed the but ton drummer. "And they nearly al ways win when they play hearts to catch diamonds." When Your Eyes Need Care Use Marine Eve Medicine. No Smarting Feels Flue Acts Quickly. Try It for Bed, Weak, Bora Kyea and Qranalatea Kyelids, Murine la compounded by our Oculists not a "Patent Medicine" but need In successful Physicians Practice for many years. Mow dedicated to the Public and sold by Druggist at Wo per Bottle. Murine Eve Salve In Anemic Tubes. CSS and 60c Write for Book of tha Kya rrea. Murine Cya Remedy Company, Ohicago. Adv. Falmouth 1b probably the oldest port In England. It was used by the Phoe nicians at least 2,000 years ago. Anyway, we admire a cheerful idiot more than we do the other kind. DR.' J. D. KELLOGG'S Q "" J fyj Remedy for the prompt relief of Asthma and Hay Fevar. Aak Your druggist for It. Writs lor free mm Pit. N0RTHRUP LYMAN CO, LkL.BUFFALO.N.T. W. N. U., MEMPHIS, NO. 9-1915. IA ufes L LI3 Van Vleet-Manafleitl Drug Co., Memphis, Tenrw Price ti.oo SYRUP OF FIGS FOR A CHILffSBOlf LS It is cruel to force nauseating, harsh physio into a ; sick child. ' Look back at your childhood day. Remember the "dose" mother lnBlBted on castor oil, calomel cathartics. How you bated them, bow you fought against taking them. , With our children It's different. Mothers who cling to the old form ot physic simply don't realize what they do. The children's revolt is well-founded. Their tender little "lnsldes" arsr Injured by them. If your child's stomach, liver and bowels need cleansing, give only deli cious "California Syrup of Figs. It action is positive, but gentle. Million of mothers keep this harmless "fruit, laxative" bandy; they know children love to take it; that It never fails to clean the liver and bowels and sweet en the stomach, and that a teaspoonful given today saves a sick child tomor row. Ask at the store for a SO-eent bottle -of "California Syrup of Figs," vrhick haa full directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups plainly on each bottle. Adv. The Proof Conclusive. Sunday School Teacher What i' the outward, visible sign of baptism? Johnny The baby, mum. RUB-MY-TISM Will cure your Rheumatism aad aJ kinds of aches and pains Neuralgia, Cramps, Colic, Sprains, Bruises, Cuts Old Sores, Burns, etc. Antlseptle. Anodyne. Price 25c. Adv. No great success was ever attained by kicking. They stop the tickle. - Dean's Mentholated Uougn in-ops stop coughs quickly. A pic am remedy oc at au good uruggista. One little taste of defeat Is difficult: to swallow. ommended kidney remedy in the world. You'll decide it worth a trial, when you read this enthusiastic testi mony. A Clergyman's ; Experience ; Tell How Doan'a Came to Hit Aid Just in Time J. W. Hall, minister of tha Goepet, Adams Ave.. Memphis, Tenn., save the f lowing account of bis experience Mi Juno 9th, 1911. He said: "During; the past lw years 1 suffered a rood deal from kldney dlsease and bladder trouble. I had a con stant, dull acha through tho amal! of xny back and limbs. The kidney secretions were scanty and accompanied by s burning sen sation. Although 1 took a great Seal of medicine, Doan's Kidney Pills was the only one that brought me relief. They went rtht to the root of the trouble and although X have used them only a short time 1 feel Abet ter In every way. I Intend to continue no- . lng them as X am sure they will bring me complete cure." OVER THREE TEAKS LATER. Mr. Bait said: "Doan's Kidney Pills have given me o complete cure. I have been thoroughly coo vlneed that this medicine Is Just what It lav represented to be." The Wretchedness of Constipation uo qutcKiy De overcome Dy CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER FILLS. Purely vegetable act surely and gently on tno liver, cure Biliousness, Head ache, Dizzi ness, and Indigestion. They dofheirdtrtsi SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRIQV Genuine must bear Signature PAteKfeJc'8 HAIR BALSAM 3 A tollel II n 1 u to ereritMle Beauty to Gray or Faeleel Hear, sea. ana ilud as tmisvsssa DROPSY nUTTA usually areas oak, emvrvt soon removes sireUsosi and short breath, often fives entire relmt ssv ' 1 S to SB days. Trial treatment sant FKKSJL DR. THOMAS a. CREfN, Ssiniiir to Dw. ptL B. Gretas Sana, lax A. Caets wests. Get, Build UpWith2ffS MeWlntcrsmlth's,- Cmedy tor malaria, chills and TVsraiW var. colds and srln. 60c. n 19 tor IrsrvrrrrW Jl mm itti r i IHIirn I S f I II r. . r I