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./ #•»»«»;,m-.l! REASON WOMEN EXCEL MEN IN FLYING NATURE EQUIPS HMD FORGAME ». Because of Habits, Also Ex* cel Physically in Field ; of Aviation. BY KATHERINE STINSON, World'« Greatest Womarf Flier. (Mies Katherine Stinson, a "chit of h girl," only 112, recently br.-kr the American non-stop aviation record for both women and men and set tip u new world's record for a flight by a woman by flying r.io miles from San Diego to San Fran cisco, Cal., in nine hours. Miss Stinson becump an aviatrix in or der to train herself as a concert . pianist. She says she would rather be a songbird—Binging through iter finger« on the ivory koys -than the eagle's male. She Wants to complete her musical studies in Europe.—Editors Not .) Woman, whenever she wants it, can have the mastery of the air. Nature lias specially equipped her for soaring physically as wt II as spir itually. From sweeping, rooking and molli r ing to cloud-skimming may seem 'ike a far flight, hut it is precisely these do mestic virtues which qualify her for aerial pre-eminence. Cleanliness, patience, attention to detail and can tin«, coupled with a more highly organized nervous system an I "intuition" give her essential advan tages over the mh r sex. It was a fine bit of symbolism which sent Mother (loose, the first sky rider Into the tdue on a broom. Science says that a woman's sensory impressions are transformed into mo tor impulses more rapidly than man's, that her mind works by short-cuts to reliable conclusions This means closer co-ordination be tween brain and eyes, and hands and feet manipulating the controls, giving - a. big advantage when split seconds may count for life or death. ! I am never conscious of reasoning ■ as a man reasons, step hy step, while soaring. My decisions are Impulsive. That they are reliable is testified to by six years of flying without a serious mishap. And I think I'm typically feminine in this respect. Woman's natural tidiness and atten : tion to detail count supremely in avia tion. They impel lier to keep the deli . cate machinery polished and clean. ; Dust in the motor might prove fatal I carelessness. Safety in flying depends upon the most minute watchfulness. It AMERICANS DO * BATTLING ENEMY Stories of First Casualties in Pershing's Forces ' Received. FOUGHT UNTIL DEAD Yankees Refused to Give Up to Superior Force of Germans. New York, Jan. 20.—How the first Americans were killed or captured by the Germans is a story that han not bo at fully told. Two ae cunts of the fight received at the lieadquariciH of the National War Work council of the Y. M. <'. A. throw con . dcroMe .light on it. A French boy who fought in an ad joining section with the Americans, and who helped to bury James T. Gresham; of Evansville, Indiana; Merle Hay of (Hidden, Iowa, and Thomas F. Enright of Pittsburgh, sent a brief de scription of tbe fight to his godmother who gave it to a Y. M. C. A. worker in Franco, Alfred M. Iirace, professor of journalism at the University of North Dakota. At the same time, Chaunccy P. Hulburt sent a description of the re or. He likes to take n$'s "■EHscoverv for Coughs e Colds The pleasant taste of this fa mous 50-year old remedy is one reason for its remarkable sue««. The kiddies like h. ask for it, and h does them good. Slightly laxative, too, and keeps them in good condition. Keep it in your medicine cio«* and give it to the kiddie* for all forms of coughs, colds and crotto Just a» effect!»* las aid lotto, tee, esptciskv fur er'Prt Get it at your druggist* you 'ill*. liver and regular acting Bowels, if , 'win use Dr King's New Life PL They corre ct Constipation —; have a took effect oil' the system— eliminate poisons through the Bowels. . r a to I to t Miss Katherine Stinson, here shown at the wheel, probably thinks and acts more rapidly than any man aviator. From hands and feet to the brain—along courses indicated by dotted hires—sensory impressions and motor impulses travel more rapidly in woman than in man, due to her higher nerve gear-up. Tins is one big reason why women are destined for air supremacy, she says. ground by detecting begins on th< flaws. In my record-breaking flight from Man Diego to San Francisco this was brought home to me acutely, on the day I was to start t found that the motor was "missing" and other things were wrong, so I waited until 1 had personally gone over the entire ma chine. Only a little dust in the carburetor. But it would have prevented a record flight and could have been serious. A man might have gone on, trusting to luck. a lUtm.of tlv mirviwu* ofc Urn tight their quartern in a Y. M. C. A. hut back of the firing line. Buried First American. The French boy said in part: "We are now right in the midst of the Americans, but I assure you we were in a quiet section until the mo ment the Docht s began to get cross end started to attack the Americans to make them prisoners, and at the same time attacked us also. "They killed some and we have had the honor of burying the first Ameri cans who have fallen In France. Y'ou will see this doubtless in the papers. It is the — division and they have taken a photograph of us. Defended Themselves to Death. ■'I tell you they are very good sol oii rs. They do not surrender easily They defended themselves to the death. 'Vo found them with their throats cut because they would not be taken pris oners and the Boches killed them.'' In telling of the return of the sur vivors and drawing n word picture of the village In which they are stationed, Mr. Hulburt, who is a. viistor, .saves: The men from this village had just returned from their training in the front trenches. Beside (he fifteen straw billet« there had been fifteen others. Titre« of their numbers had been killed and 12 captured In a German raid. Cheerful After Fight. 'The men around the hut stove wore not disheartened. They quickly as sumed the sang-froid of the French and tnid gruesome stories about hav ing seen six Germans pounce upon Tilg Tom' and slash his throat open. "These men live In a little village with a narrow main street and rush ing stream from which horses are drinking, ducks paddling and old wom en washing clothos. Lined tip on the low qnal are nn American soldier (having; another brushing his teeth a little clrl dipping a pail; a grand mother trying to capture an elusive 'luck: and three French women up to their elbows in sdàp-sud*. Half way down the street Is a large barn; the ha r at the double door playfully btiraps all who attempt to enter with unbowed head. A dirt aqulrter, large tnough to hold three farm carts, is sourrounded by stalls for cows and horses. Two rustic staircases mount to the next floor 30 fcc-t above. This Is a V. M. C. A. and the Aome of the men who have tad the honor to take part in ftie first trench fight. "Scattered around the rough h"wn floor are many tables and collapsible benches. A group of soldiers surrounds e sooty cauldron at one side wherein I smokes and blares a greenwood fire. Dome rough gymnastic apparatus is fitted to the beams and bars beyond. A long the wall are straw büiet* for 1* men. neatly covered with blankets Ir^ n miniscence of bur.k inspection. The secretaries' quarters and canteen coun ter are On the other side. The latter is well stocked with sweet chocolate and other American comforts which laris itself cannot supply. "The secretary is a friend of the theft and they become attached to hlrrf. When they go Into the front trenches he pocks tils suitcase with chocolate and other comforts and goes vita them. He is a personal friend of ail." An mine, of sogar of lead to a psll of water will help to fix (he biue color tn inan> textile». < < T I I Patience is another cardinal virtue of aviation. Lack of it lias write n much Of the profession's tragedj. Here a woman also excels the average mm. That, together with her regard tor de tail makes her an excellent rnec'moi -, once her talents are thus directed. I think the "tomboy" the girl who possesses both the Intuitive facilities of her sex and the initiative and re sourcefulness of the boy—is ideally fitted to excel In aviation. 1 am just an ordinary girl, no more courageous, clever or self-reliant than the average American woman. I learned 'COMMUNITY SINE SUCCEEDS AGAIN I Meetings Gain With Every Trial; Hoy Violinist Sensation, CROWD FILLS THEATER Great Gathering Sin^s Well Under Direction of Smith. Missoula's Community Slags; become him* successful with every trial. TÎ • bi-wi ekly song meeting held yesterday afternoon in the Missoula theater w«„ the best yet, as il.» >ucc< : »01» had been In order. Th< singing was la tter, clearer and '""der; tin inter» st wan keener; tin delight of tiie singers was more oit dent than <ver before. Tho crowd could not be larger, for ever since f I first sing was held the theatc r ha» b* m packed to the doors each tine . It was that yesterday. Violinist Loudly Applauded. Bruno Chillnski, a young violinist now studying at the State University ander Cecil Burleigh, wan tho big Tigur* of tin- afternoon. He played a »"to number magnificently and was compelled, despite his reluctance, to respond to the continued applause with an encore. The young artist plays with power and understanding and com pletely won the great audience with the first note. The t-iris' glee club of the university, drilled by I)*> lajss Smith, director of G « community Sings, was received v.ith enthusiasm and sang charmingly The State University orchestra gave tv> numbers and accompanied the chorus singing. Mrs. Do Loss Smith was accompanist for the solo numbers, Th>* chorus sang "America," "On v ,<rd Christian Soldiers," "The Battle Cry Of Freedom," "My Old Kentucky Home," "Love's Old Sweet Song," "Yankee Doodle," "Ju«t Before the Battle Mother," Dixie" and "The. «tat Spangled Bann* r." Miss Heien M. Barnes spoke briefly on behalf of the Y. W. C. A. Blanks Aid Government Securing Income Data '.V .«Kington, Jan 20.—Blank for*»« < n which individuals and business àr g ' rjrations must report to revenue cr Hector* each payment t,f |N0-j o. more made during 1S17 to any person < r corporation wvr-« »completed to da f>y -4i m ict/pf*l revenue bureau and T- week. Officia, estfrrt'a *.ç U*A qS^een 12,000.000 and 2*' .000.000 returns must ba made unde. this regulation wbicb replaces the pro ) .»ion of the old law that income taxes v ere to be withheld at the source, and wilt furnish the government inform« I tion for checkin«; up income tax it. - I turns. to fly six years ago ufter two months' 'training. Conquest of the air lias coûte to mo wry naturally and easily. It has been my work, stripped of romance, mystery or hunt for thrills. I went into It purely to earn money to study music, which Is my great am bition. I'd rather muster a piano than make an altitude j-erord or perform a new sky stunt. Hut aviation offers remarkable op portunities for women. It is an almost unexplored realm, and oiio field where (»'dually tiie "sky 1« the limit." A recently patented cigar holder is little more than n pair of hinged Jaws controlled by a spring. - . I '............... m As does What Other Food Helps To Conserve Grape-Nuts ft Saves Wheat Saves Sugar 4 Saves Fuel Saves Time made partly of barley. contains its own sugar from its own grains. fully baked. ready to serve direct from the package Saves Milk - Saves Waste. — eatable to the last bit. requires less than the ordinary cereal. You are conserving when you eat raoe-Nuts PEWCE'IMSE SCHOOL HOMO Unanimous Opinion Re vealed bv Interviews on City Superintendency. ASK EDUCATORS' HELP Missoula Men and Women One in Urging Counsel From University. (Continued From Page One.) consider Ute matter carefully In order that the r.ew superintendent may measure up to the job." J. O. Newcomb, 528 East Front.-— "The superintendent of schools in .Mis soula should lie tile liest mau Missoula ean get for the post. The hoard would be wisi III enll in expert advice from Mich tuen as l'rrsulcnt Sisson und Chancellor Elliott and to make the selection with care." J. C. DoJarnette, Orchard Homes.— "The bon i d will be w ise to take tittle. It tin y can't find a big enough man here, let them look elsewhere, hot let them gel a good man. And what, is • or university for if we cannot look to it for expert advice, especially in the matter of education?" H. B. Campbell, 202 West Spruce*.— I hope tin* school trustees will no! make a Imsty choice. The potation •bey are going to fill is too mqiortunt to be dealt with carelessly. They should go to the state Institutions of iducutlon and get expert help in the mat ter " H. M. Buell, 443 Hill. "A superin t* udent of schools should be selected by educator», not by politicians. I am not In * position to say whose advice will be host, but I believe that experl * need educators should guide the trus tees, and that selection should lie made *v itii « are." Mr*. J. S. R. Clement*, Orchard Home*.- "We have the very ablest iouiihcI right here in our .Stale Unl w ratty. 1 think the trustees ought to ti ke udvantage of It In this very Itn portHht matter." Leif Fredericks, 1138 Toole Avenue.— "Surlily there need be no linste In choosing a. tpan If he does not take of lice until August. This is an Impor tant office and should he carefully idled. Expert advice from university heads should be secured if possible." J. B. Henley, 820 Gerald avenue.—"if luistees do make a i hange lliey should not be busty 111 their action. It would bl) II good Idea for thc»m to got counsel from educators of recognized stand ing." Rev. W. T. Lockwood, 518 Alder.— "With the personal side of the school question here I am not well enough acquainted to speak, but certainly tha I ! I ■ I I ■ j I ; I trustees should uct with care in selec ting a superintendent and should avail themselves of expert knowledge at the ! State University." F. H. Knitoly, 903 Locust.— "To act slowly and under the guidance of able I educators Is the duty of the school board. Sueli an important office ought ■ not to be till hurriedly." I W. H. Smead, 225 University svenuc. —"Few positions arc us important as I that of the superintendent of schools. ■ The trustees should get ail the skilled j advice they can before acting." I Mrs. H. B. Farnsworth, stats presi dent Parent-Teacher association, 128 Seuth Fifth, west. "Since the board uns decided to make a change In the siiperlntendeniy it »Tins to mo that ; there should lie no undue haute in fill - 'ng the vacancy. The superintendent of schools has much to do both with the present and future well-being of the community. We arc very fortunate ■ n having at the university men with wide knowledge of educators. It Is only fitting that our schools should I have the benefit of their judgment. I which may properly be called expert | advice." I ' 1 J. H. McGuffey, 409 Stephens avenue. "Missoula Is paying enough money to attract the best of talent to the school supei intmidcncy. Tiie trustees ought to get a Ulg man. awake to mod ln methods and capable for the po sition. To do this they should move s'owty and lie guided by the advice of nun who know the profession of teaching." M. R. Marshall, 500 South Fifth, west. This is an Important office, to in filled carefully. Suggestions should be sollgilt II) tile trustees from the imiversltj." J. M. Orvis, 320 South Sixth, watt.— ' The board ought to go slow. If the i.eclslon to drop Mr. Williams is Ir ii vocable. They need as strong a man to* Ihey have now, or stronger, and to do tills limy inns' use deliberation and the advice of educators." D. H. Ro*t, 233 South Sixth, sait. — "The select ion of a superintendent Is m motiving to he carefully done. The board should take time and skilled coiinsi 1 " Meatmg Tomorrow Night. Tiie school hoard, through M. It. ('. Smith, saht last week that J. IT. Will - lams, who has hern superintendent of schools here for 12 years, would not. he re-employed. The matter Is to coma before the trustoes ttl a meeting In tho Hoosevelt school tomorrow evening. No iciison was given for the board's de cision. It bad commonly been sup posed since the school election last April that a majority of the board was opposed to the present superintendent. NOTICE, LADIES. We are closing out fancy shoes In good tun« of slz.es In blacks, browns, tans, grays, eruams, corals and com bination shades—two-tone effects, nt one cash sale price. *5.90. These shoes formerly sold at IN. »10, »12. Hhocs will not lie cheaper and we advise you to supply your needs at these prices. Low, medium and high heels, Good year welt and Mind tilt he'd soles. ' Buy early before sizes are broken. Maprs & Mopes.'—Ad v. t of t t t * of ls est all on t by I I I | I ' 1 Is Missoula Boys Serve Nation as Messengers; «Work Is Started. CAMP SITE SECURED University Gives Permission for Youngsters to Use Lake Shore. Vs i ncle Sam's - of In nt messenger boy*, tho cM.t.ia have b. gti" t t»-*k of diet rliuiting to nil residents of tin- eit v litei .itnre prepared by tho cnorn'to.. nit oublie Information e.X• t Intninir tin- A met lean tmrnoso In tho oar and making clear tho German I")« again«» which nil civilization it lighting- to the death. Ever) scout in the city has volun t 'ered fur the service vvhic.lv began K.atuixlny and will continue until thp patriotic titer,itnre ba« been placed !;• t h" bunds of :>M M isrotila people. Troon 2 and Troop A. at the meetings I'e'il Friday evening, mapped out the * um ali-n and entoyed special pro rrams of drills and talks. Of greatest Interest to them was the aunotincc -ient that Dr. F. O, Hl«son, president of the State University, has granted permission to the Boy Seouls to use Ti portion of the university land nt Yel low Hay. the biological station on the kl« I head lake, for their nnnnal en eumoment next summer. Yellow Bny ls an ideal «no?, and the scouts arc al rendy planning their outing. Troop 4 to Givt Ploy. The coming camp has added Inter est to tiie troop credit contest which was explained to Troop 4 Friday. \ rent, serviceable cooking kit, built for hike«, i« the individual prize, and a large scout iiennant Is the patrol prise. Troop 4 is going to stage a one-act first aid play at a big meeting which all of the scouts in the city will attend on February s, tho anniversary of the t rganlzatlon. Tho play will be given by the Red Cross squad. A special drill squad also will perforin. It Is composed of Hemds \V. Elmore, H. El more. Sterling, Russell, Moore, Moffett, Reynolds nhd Beckwith. Tho boya of Troop 3 arc learning special acrobatic stunts Which may bo displayed at the general meeting'. Trey are training faithfully at their exor cises. Under Assistant Scout Master Hanford they arc drilling In first bid work, and making good progrès». Troop 3 sent official greet Ina.« to Troop 5, which has Just been organ- ' I zed. Rapid cooling of a liquid prodiices fine crystals; the slower it changes form the larger the crystals.