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Life Long Jewelry FIOM Meyerding THE Dependable Jeweler Official lanmd Witch Impact. LOOK FOR THE NAME PHONE 301 IScsidadPcrscnalf. Compressed air apparatus has been Invented for placing; salt between the lining and outer planking of wooden ships to preserve the wood above the water line. The boys of the Eagle Patrol ami a few of their friends had a very en joyable weiner roast at Rest-a-While Park Tuesday evening. Those enjoy ing the outing were Hazel Love, Mau rine Barnes, Helen McAboy, Charlene Opperman, Helen Sell, Willie Sell, Steve Love, Alton Willard, Victor Al len, Donald Lewis and Howard Jen nings. Miss Edna Smith and Miss Alma Hutchings chaperoned the young folks. A man power street sweeper in vented by a French bicycilist consists of a tricycle carrying a revolving brush mounted between the rear wheels. Misses Gaftl and Lois Hamilton and Lorene Greenstreet and Messrs. Tru man Garretson, Pascal Popplewell and Russell Barnes attended a weiner roast at Joplin Wednesday night. The government of the Union of South Africa is planning to replace its telephone switchboards in the most important cities with automatic sys tems. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Schaeffer motor ed to Galena Wednesday afternoon on business. Miss Mildred Popplewell was a Jop lin visitor Wednesday. Lee Kitzansky of Webb City, visited Miss Mabel Morgan Wednesday night. A recently patented torch for melt ing sealing wax carries the wax in tongs that are turned down to drop the wax where needed without burn ing its user's fingers. Arthur Nichols spent the afternoon in Galena Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Mason went to Joplin, Wednesday on business. Rev. John Garretson returned from St. Louis, Mo., yesterday morning. A committee met at the home of Mm. J. W. Cook Wednesday, Sept. 18th, to arrange a program for the fifteenth annual session or tne &ouin st Kansas and Southwest Missouri Association. The date for this meeting was set for October 28th rsainanmnminnjffli i Fertilizer is Scarce. E ! c:::::nx:::ii::in:n::niiiiitn:iii:i:initi:iii:iiiiiiiiti!Eii iimnin iiimiimmimiiiuiiimiiuiniiiiimmiiiii . 3 ORDER NOW to be Sure of Jacqueih & &mau nAXTCn SPRINGS. KANSANS WANTED TO HELP MARK CANNON Skilled men, who can be used by the American Brake Shoe and Found ry Company of Erie, Pa., are now be ing asked for by the government em ployment bureau, notification to this effect reaching C. M. Sarchet at the Chamber of Commerce Thursday. Ma chine operators and machinists espec ially are wanted. First class automo bile repair men, who are familiar with the operation of one or more machines of the type used in machine shops such as lathes, milling machines, bor ing machines, planes, bench hands or assemblers, can qualify for much of this work. The Erie Company is also in need of first class tool makers, guage and fixture makers and general machin ists; wages from 55 cents to 75 cents per hour, depending upon the men's okill and experience; time and a half for all over time; open shop conditions prevail; free transportation is furnish ed. All men who desire to go to trie must report at the United States Em ployment Agency at 1909 Broadway, Parsons, Kan., on Monday, September 23. The Erie plunt is in urgent need of these men. The Cooper Foundry Company at Atchison, Kan., doing government work, is in need of three or four iron moulders at $5.56 a day, with 8', a hours constituting a day. Men sroinir to Erie should report here at the Chamber of Commerce not later than Saturday evening of this week. AN ABSORBING STORY One of the most absorbing stories ever projected upon the screen is "The Price She Paid." in which the popular Selznick-Pictures star, Clara Kimball Young, will be seen at the Elite The liter, tonicrht. This story, by David Graham Phillips, deals with the prob lems of a young woman who had al ways lived in luxury, and who finds herself practically penniless. It is not merely a few isolated dramatic inci dents, but srocs into the details of the life of the heroine, Mildred Gower, and her efforts to achieve independ pnee and save her own self-respect She marries for money, and finds her- eolf little more than a slave. With the aid of a former suitor she studies for an operatic career and again meets with many disappointments. At length she learns that there is no royal road to success, and giving up all her hah its of ease and luxury, plunges into a Snartan routine, and by sheer determ ination finally wins. It 1b discovered that she has not been legally married, as the husband she left had a wife still livine. and so she is free to make her life what she chooses. Miss Young has not, in a long time, had a role which affords such opportunity for beautiful costuming, and her charm of personality is revealed as it seldom has been in any of her work, for the screen. The director of "The Price She Paid" is Charles Giblyn, a new member of the Selznick forces.who has many successes to his credit. BUSY ON THE CONCRETE ROAD John Malang, of Joplin, was at the Chamber of Commerce in Baxter, last night, investigating concrete road pos sibilities in this locality, or between Lowell and Baxter and this city and Picher. This road is now in course of construction from the Missouri-Kansas state line towards Joplin. The cit izens of Galena are now busy on get ting the right-of-way for the road from the Missouri border through Ga lena to Lowell, a direct line through the woods between the towns. The Galena committee in charge is com posed of 01 Sparks, John F. Lanier, Mayor Brown, William Ricksaker and John I. McGaren. Mr. Malang asks that the Baxter committee complete its work of get ting the right of way at the earliest possible moment. The committee here is headed by W. T. Apple and also G. E. Rucker, Charles Wells, E. M. Rich ardson, W. W. Wyatt, L. L. Cardin, KANSAS TO ENROLL Every Physician in Country It to "Be Listed. National Defense Council Will Mobilize Thtm for Civil and Military Work. XTurtilnrton. Dr. Franklin Martin, chairman of the general medical board of the council of national defense, ex plains the scope and function of the volunteer medical service corps, In which It Is proposed to enroll every legiilly qualified physician in the country, including women, without ref erence to age or physical disability. "It Is a method of recording all phy sicians who are not yet In service and of classifying them so that their serv ice whn required . ill be utilized In a manner to Inflict at little hardship on the Individual as possible," Doctor Martin writes. "It is a method by which every physlclun not In uniform will be entitled to wear an Insignia which will Indicate his willingness to xt'i-ve his government. "The object of the corps Is to place on record all medical men In the Unit ed States; to aid the army, navy end public hculth service In supplying war needs ; to provide the best civilian serv ice possible ; to give recognition to all win record themselves. "Civilian service will be supplied under a ilx-d plun. Every one In the corps wlil receive proper credit for .service rendered, and ample medical attention will be assured for hII re quiring It. There will be four tenta tive classes, consisting of flt-to-flght men under forty, reserves under fifty live; home forces over fifty-live, and ineligible. Reserves may be called on occasion for army, navy, public health and civilian service, the home forces being those able to perform only civilian service." Service of members of the corps will lie culled and rendered in response to requests from the central governing lioiii'd. in which the management or tne corns will be vested. State boards will iipiolnt executive committees to re ceive applications for enrollment In tlie corps and will make recommenda tions concerning them to the central governing board. f t .22.214.171.124.1 J Xlll rTT TTTTTTTT i "HAIL HAIL," GREETS YANKEES IN FRANCE I X Gary. Ind. "Hall, hall, the t t gantr's all here!" I Thousands nf the 1018 edition T American tourists who are dally arriving "somewhere In France" T lok P. Joy In their faces and a ', X warm glow In tbelr hearts, aft T groups of little French kiddles I sing this homely refrain as they T line the gangways. i . According to a letter received J ; here recently early arrival of ', i the American expeditionary J ; forces have taught this greeting to the children, who pass it on ; I as each new contingent arrives. ', "Hall, hall, the gang's all J! herel" ', and G. E. Lundgren. At the request of Mr. Malang, the name of J. 0. Goodwin has been added to this com mittee. In line with the cradle rocking at tachment for rocking chairs is one that pulls a baby carnage back and forth as a mother rocks herself in a chair. Should a thief attempt to steal hand baggage equipped with a new alarm a string attached to itB owners arm would ring a bell and fire a blank cartridge. Orloin of "Algernon." The name Algernon was originally "als Oernon." and was first applied to one of the crusading Percys. His name was William, but his fellow knights called him William als Oernon or Oernon, meaning William with the Whiskers, or Just Whiskers for short As Algernon the name has persisted in the fatnilv to the nresent time, and the tenth duke of Northumberland, who died recently, was Algernon Percy. DELIVERY PHONE 180 RED CROSS UNIFORM it' The canteen uniform of the Ameri can Red Cross consists of an all en veloping apron of Liberty blue linen with collar and cuffs or white lawn, and a veil and can of Liberty blue lawn with a narrow edge of white pique at the edge. From curses Outfitting Association. GIVES UP LUXURIES Canada Goes Limit to Help Win War. People Refuse to 8pend Money for Anything Except Patrl. otlo Funds. Vancouver. B. C Here are a few signs showing what Canada Is doing to help win the war by conservation In civilian life. The biggest result has been prohibi tion. The Dominion Is dry as tne Be hara. The consumption of candy hat been cut SO per cent Picture shows and theaters have shrunk In number to a marked de cree. You can travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific and never see a piano, a nbnnoirranh. violin or other musical In strument offered for sale. Everyone la wearlna- his old clothes. "Why should we buy luxuries and music when our defenders need bread and the Red Cross Is begging for mercy fundsr the Canadian reasons. Travel is falling off. The summer tourist Is becoming rare. One or tne lanreat resorts In the Canadian Rock les has an average of only 80 guests, with more than twice as many err ant and BOO rooms. A streot sweeper would be put In the eoo. He's nearly an extinct animal You'll find him unloading ships and working In mines. And a water wagon tt'a in the has-been class. Canadians are chiefly concerned with rottlnr month to eat and wear. War's Influence is everywhere. Three of the buffalo kept by the government at Banff Springs prone on diplomatic relations and destroyed each other In a vicious battle of horns. HALF SALARY GOES TO WAR Candidate for Prosecuting Attorney at 8eattle Makee Unusual Promise. Seattle, Wash. Thomas D. Page, who la a candidate on the Republican ticket for the nomination of prosecut ing attorney of thla county, makes the unusual promise that If elected he will devote at least one-half of bis sal ary to war purposes. Page says he will give S1.C00 of bis salary to the Red Cross, the Young Men's Christian association, the Knights of Columbus and the Salvation rmr divided eouallr. He also prom- iu to invest 12.000 In Thrift stamps, so that at least the salary for one-half his term will be devoted to the war. ADVISE EATING OF SPUDS waihinatAd Centenarian "' Declares Irish Potatoes Secret ef UhJ Ufa. Seattle, Wash. Eat lota of Irish po tatoes; that's the secret of longiiue, according to Mrs, Penelope Them cf this city, who baa Just celebrated her one hundredth birthday anniversary, gae continues to eaf .potatoee three times a day. : lira. Thomas was born la Nova Sco tia la ISIS of Quaker parent from Cnnnerrlrat. and her family re turned to Boston when she was young. She came to XeatUe tea yaars -Jy.:- :. I" r ' - i ..; : 1 ' " I I ' 1 liniiiiiij ' V- 11 I . at Wwhw Hnnnir lljlML It Is Safeand "Never again," aaye Bill Guff, as he walked into the poBtofTice with a double jointed limp In his left leg and his head done up in a plaster of parts cast "Never again will you catch me out in a dark street with a pocket full of coin. I not only lost my money, but the hold-up guys like to croaked me." The bank is the safest, most convenient, logical and sensible place to keep money. Dont tempt things, and risk life and limb by carrying funds on your person, rut your money in the bank. The Baxter GRAINLESS "SUDS" Imitation Beer Also Goes Into Discard October 1 Washington, Sept. 19. Use of any foodstuffs except barley, malt and hops in the brewing of beer and near beers, after next October 1, is prohib ited by a proclamation signed today by President Wilson. The president pre viously had ordered the brewing of all beer stopped next December 1. The proclamation signed today was not made public nor did the food ad ministration issue any statement ex plaining the conditions which had caused it to recommend the action to the president It was understood, however, that the purpose was to con serve stocks of corn and rice, which in recent years have been largely sub stituted for barely in brewing. In announcing the new order food administration officials said today that even after the breweries are shut down December 1. they will have on hand in their vats sufficient stocks of beer to last from two to six months. The sale of this will not be prohibited. An Englishman has invented a pocket case for fountain pens that rings an alarm bell should a man go away from his desk and forget to take his pen with him. Among a bunch of German prison ers somewhere in France there was a cavalry officer in a resplendent uni form. He was walking to and fro, dis daining to associate or even to speak to some infantry officers, and his glances at the German privates indi cated that he considered them no bet ter than swine. There are instances where German officers who are wounded and taken prisoners refuse to be placed dn the same ambulance With wounded German privates. Can any American imagine General Per shing being to "toplofticaT as to re fuse to ride in an ambulance with a wounded American private, or any of our officers being so foolish. Archie Roosevelt refused to have his wounds dressed until the wounds of the pri vate soldiers in the same hospital were first attended to. These incidents show that the war is truly between autocracy and democracy. HUNTERS REQUIRED TO OBSERVE LAW OF MIGRATORY BIRDS Washington, D. C, Sept 19. In making their plans to shoot migratory waterfowl, hunters will do well to note the dates of open seasons under both Federal and State laws. This cau tion by the United States Department of Agriculture results from evidence of -confusion in the minds of some sportsmen in regard to the opening of the season when the dates conflict un der State and Federal lawa. The Federal law and regulations limit the seasons before and aftes which no one may shoot these birds. If a State law opens the season lat er or closes it earlier than the dates prescribed by the Federal regulations the season in that state is just so much further shortened. Special at tention is called to the fact that the Federal regulations do not authoriie any one to hurt or kill migratory birds contrary to the State law. In certain states, as for example, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas. Ken tucky, Missouri and South Dakota, the season for ahooting migratory birds under the State law would open prior to the date of opening under the Federal regulations were it not for the fact that the Federal regulations sup ersede State laws in such case of con flit and prescribe for these States September 16 aa the beginning of Jhe open season. w w at A woman is the mve'ntor of a leg less table, which ia suspended from the 'ceiling and steadied by a central pillar extending to the floor. irM TWrV Wade of Suanyikn 'was Daxter viaitot Wednesday. Sane State Bank WANT COLO For Sale. Good, fire proof safes, desks and chairs at lowest price. Safes opened and repaired. Bank Fixture Co., Joplin, Mo. For Sale 1 mare, 6 years old. 1 horse, 9 years old. On J. H. Darnell farm 1 mile north, 1 mile west of Baxter. Wanted White girl or middle aged woman for general house work. A. R. Gaines, Rt. 2, Baxter. WHEN THE PEACE CONFERENCE COMES WHO SHOULD REP RESENT US? Congressman Campbell, from this district made a ten minute speech in the House last Friday on the recent peace feeler sent out by Germany. He very clearly expressed the sentiments of his constituents. The following is taken from the Congressional Record: Mr PAMPnPT.T. nf Kansas. Mr. Chairman, the German vice chancellor in his Stuttgart speech yesterday made a plea for peace without victory and without indemnities. He also urged that the peace be negotiated be. tore the auieu armies reacn uerman soil. There can be no such peace. (Applause.) Peace must follow a vic tory that is so complete that no gov ernment or people will ever again con template the conquest of the world. (Applause.) Nothing in the progress of human history has ever been of such moment to mankind as a complete military vic tory by the allied armies over the armies under the outlaw Government of Germany, and this victory should and shall be won on the German side of the Rhine. (Applause.) Prussian autocracy, the outlaw Government that now disgraces civilization, must be destroyed upon the soil that bears the shame of its birth and punishment imposed and indemnity required that is suited to all 'its crimes against hu manity. This work now presses forward and gives glorious promise of immense ac complishment Our military and nav al forces are doing their part of the work; shells are reaching German soil; our soldiers are on their way to Ber lin; (Applause.) When the military victory that is now in sight is com plete, then the round table. And it is not inopportune to say that the most important international mnttora fhnt have ever been the Sub ject of parley or engaged the attention oi nations unu iiivcriiniauiuu iuhwicu will he ronaidnred at the neace confer ence at the close of the war. The al lies, as victors, will award the honors, assess the damages, and apportion the benefit nf the most stunendous war in the history of civilization. Ques tions affecting ror centuries mo wel fare of the nations involved and of all mankind will be considered and set tled there. It ia in no aense diBnararine to oth er nations to say that our own country will have large interests to conserve at that conference. In our case the welfare of 110,000,000 of people and of their posterity for centuries is in volved. A great estate is affected. The wnrV. therefore, of Drenarina for the peace table becomes important whether the victory snail oe mis year, next year, or the year after. Who shall sit at that table for usl It will be no place for mediocrity or inexperi ence. The most accomplished interna tional statesman today living in .Eur ope and Asia will be seated there as the representatives of government participating in the war. There can be no impropriety in now sugveating that the ablest and most experienced men in our Republic be asked by the President to hold themselves in readi ness and to prepare themselves for that stupendous task. In this eon nantinn i wnnlH like to sea our livinir ex-Presidents, the Chief Justice of our Supreme Court, our. secretary oi State, our former living ambassadors u.fcn tiave -aerveil in Fumnoftn and Asiatic courts with rare distinction and great ability, and the chairmen and ranking members of the Commit tees on Foreign Affairs in both House and Senate all members of that great commission. The commission should also include at least two members each, representing business, labor and finance. - j - . The men I have suggested ,wottld make the members of the Artrlrn commission the equals in high n-r . .v.;nn ani u international renu-. VI - ' ' tation of the members of any other nation participating in the setuemem of the greatest questions that have J -v, minria af - international statesmen hi all the annals of time. The American people wouia ie seneOiei security if such a commission as has been sujrfeatod was assured as nM.,t.tivaa nf this treat Re- public in that great conference. 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