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DRY MEN INCREASE NATIONAL ACTIVITY I Haynes Reports Many More Cases of All Sorts Handled I by Force. Three times as many permit cases were investigated in July of this year as in the same month last year, by general prohibition agents, it was announced today by Prohibition Commissioner Haynes. These cases totaled 1.654, while there were made during the same period 13 brewery cases and 1,725 other cases, including possession and transportation. The total number for the month was 3,392. There were 1.951 arrests made by the general agents’ force during the month. 2,082 prosecutions recommended and $36.- 866.57 recommended in taxes and penalties. I»uring July, 1923, there were 582 permit cases. 9 brewery cases and 1,287 others, making a total of I.S7S. During the same time there were 1.503 arrests. 1,696 prosecutions rec ommended and $523,520.80 recom mended in taxes and penalties. The Commissioner pointed out that [ comparison of the two years’ figures i shows increase in all lines of work, with the exception of taxes and pen- | allies recommended, which shows a j decrease. The policy followed'during the year, he said, had been in favor of jail sentences instead of fines. The local division. No. 4, with headquarters here in Washington, and comprising District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware. West Virginia and part of Virginia, was second in the amount of work accomplished, the Division No. 2. comprising New York and northern New Jersey, as usual taking the lead. The results, according to Haynes, are due to “better organization, more efficient administration and high caliber of agents employed.” There was no increase of federal agents in July, he said. POLICEMAN SUSPENDED. Pleads Mistake in Wounding’ Girl at Winchester, Va. WINCHESTER, Va.. August 23. Policeman Ben Armel, who Wednes day night shot and wounded Miss Mabel Jenkins, mistaking her, he said, for a white-robed klansman that had frightened his sister, today was suspended from the city force by Mayor Glass. BRIDE A “CAVE WOMAN.” In Gorgeous Gown and Flashing Jewels. Drags Assam Mate Off. Horn the Kansas City Times On her wedding day the woman of Assam, arrayed in the most gorgeous of wedding gowns, ornamented with flashing jewels, with a band of jewels holding her sweeping veil close to ' her head, goes to the house of the j husband-to-be. The door is open. ! The bride and her attendants rush in ! and search the house. The search ! ■ continues until the bride discovers! the seemingly reluctant bridegroom. When found he resists vigorously be fore the bride finally overcomes him and carries him off in triumph. The growing of tea is the sole occu pation of Assam, and it is after the hustle and bustle of the harvest that | the Assam man or rather Assam woman takes her mate. “ARTHUR'S SEAT” BASALTIC. I Hill in Scotland Used as Base for j Determining Earth's Density, j From the Kansas City Times. Arthur’s Heat fs a hill 822 feet high i In the immediate vicinity of Edin- | burgh, Scotland, supposed to have de rived its name from the British King Arthur, who is reputed to have watched from its .summit the defeat of the Piets by his army. It is a basaltic mass analogous to those of the Palisades of the Hudson, though of less extent, which during Mesozoic time flowed out as lava from the fissures in carboniferous rocks. Erosion through exposure to time subsequent to the period of the out flow has resulted in the present form of the hill, which presents on its western and southern sides steep precipices. The hill was selected in 1885 as a base for observations with a view to determining the density of the earth. Not Much of a Nighthawk. From the Baltimore Sun. • While a traveling man was waiting for an opportunity to show his sam ples to a merchant in a little back woods town in Missouri a customer came in and bought a couple of night shirts. Afterward a long, lank lum berman with his trousers stuffed in his boots said to the merchant, "What was them ’er that fellow bought?” "Nightshirts. Can I sell you one or two?” "Noup, I reckon not,” said the Missourian. ”1 don’t set around much o’ nights.” Cause for Thankfulness. From the American Legion Weekly. Jackie and Jimmie, two small boys, had been bribed by a fond grand mother with a promise of two help ings of mince pie and any other deli cacies they might wish if they would go to church with her. After the services Jackie was in troduced to the minister, and said po litely; “Mr. Eonguewind, I sure am thank ful to you for that sermon.” "And how is that, my boy?” asked the gratified pastor, while grandma beamed. " ’Cause Jimmie bet me your sermon wouldn’t last mor'n three-quarters of an hour, an’ you let it last 48 minutes. So I won his knife and I’m awful j grateful." Rival Wonders of Sahara. From the New York Times. The sand dunes of the San Isabel are the largest inland traveling sand dunes in the United States and per haps in the world. They are among the strangest curiosities of our West, rivaling the historic sand wonders of Egypt and the Sahara. They are 12 to 14 miles in area. Many of the dunes are 800 by 1,000 feet high. They shift continually and are an awe-inspiring sight. The dunes of the Sahara are usually 60 or 70 feet high, though in some parts they are said to attain a height of 300 feet. Familiar Bonehead Type. From the New Orleans Times-Picsyune. “John, did you deliver my message to Mr. Smith?” “No. sir.” answered John. "He was out and the office was locked.” "Well, why didn’t you wait for him?” "Because there was a notice on the door to ‘Return at once.’ so I came back as quick as 1 could.” Matrimonial Motives. From Judge. Miss Antique—You ought to get married, Mr. Oldchapp. Mr. Oldchapp (earnestly)—l have wished many times lately that I had a wife. "Have you really?” , “Yes. If I had a wife, she'd prob- A ably have a sewing machine and the . machine would have an oil I could take it and oil my Abe Martin Says: Who remembers when we used t’ pity a bachelor? (Copyright, John F. Dille Co.) NEW MONIES IN BUSINESS. World War Alters Currencies of Trade in Countries. From the Nation's Business. Not only the map of Europe but her currencies were altered by the World War. Not only new countries but new coins have been created. We have welcomed the advent of the Lithuanian lit, the Latvian lat, the Dantzig gulden, the Czechoslovak ducat, the Russian chervonetz and a whole tribe of new crowns, marks and francs. Now comes the Polish zloty. The zloty is unique in that it is the first of these new units to he manu factured at the United States Mint Enough silver and alloys will be sup plied by four American corporations to make 12,000.000 1-zloty coins and half as many 2-zloty coins. The zloty has a par value of 19.3 cents, like the french franc and the Rumanian leu. Since the war the Poles have done business solely with paper currency and have lacked the comforting clink of coins in the trousers pocket. Now all that is to be changed and the government is in a hurry to have it changed as soon as possible. So the United States has put at the disposal of its recent associate in war every possible facility for speedy coinage, so that the - money, worth nearly $5,000,000. may find its way quickly into Polish tills. We in this country, who suffered less than any other belligerent from a currency upset during and after the war, may thank our stars that our metallic money has remained quite undisturbed. Most of us have a tendency to take our blessings too much for granted. CULTIVATION OF ROSES. I First in America Probably Planted by Washington in Mount Vernon. From the New York Times. Poets of all ages have sung to the rose in the maiden’s cheek. Not one has ; ever seen there the pink of the tulip or ■of the flaming rhododendron. Girl babies are named after the rose as after | the violet, but who ever knew of a girl baby named Dahlia or Chrysanthemum? | asked Dr. Marshall A. Howe,'talking of the rose recently at the New York Bo tanical Garden. Dr. Howe, the assistant director of that institution, superintending the Botanical Garden’s collection of 500 modern varieties of living dahlias or looking after various administrative de tails or studying marine algae, likes to Play with roses, irises, peonies, dahlias and other attractive things in his home garden in Westchester County. "The rose lias sometimes been call | ed the world flower,” he said, "and j for centuries the rose has been the most universally popular flower, at I least in the civilized nations of the North Temperate Zone. I “The rose occurs in nature in a mui ititude of species, varieties and forms, j Botanists have been divided as to I whether, to recognize as many as 2.000 lor only 50 valid native species, but the preponderating scientific opinion of more than 100 good natural species, native of the North Temperate Zone and of the mountains of the tropics. A dozen or fifteen of these occur in the Northeastern United States. "Our cultivated varieties rarely match up accurately with the native species. Most of them represent crosses or hybirds of two or more species, often very complicated crosses, involving sev eral or more species. In case of manv older varieties no records of their origin or ancestry are in existence, and their pedigrees may only be guessed at from the characteristics that they now exhibit. "The flowers of our native single roses, which, like all wild roses, are of the single-flowered type, though charming, are as a rule not suffi ciently numerous to make the mass effects of color that the general rose loving public demands. The first strictly American garden rose, par entage unknown, but probably a de scendant of the prairie rose of the West, is said to be one planted by Washington at Mount Vernon and named by him the Mary Washington in honor of his mother. “It has been claimed that the oldest rose garden in the United States is the one at Van Cortlandt Manor, CToton-on-Hudson. The old loophole pierced manor house bears the date A.D. 1681. “The date of the beginning of the garden is unknown, but it is surely more than a century old. The garden includes great bushes of the damask, centifolia and other old-time roses, such as the famous variegated York and Lancaster varieties.” Hoses need choice locations, well exposed to sunshine and protected from winds. They are heavy feeders and thrive best on rich, well drained soil. A southeast exposure is consid ered most favorable when climbers are to be trained up against a house or barn. Os the 2,000 varieties of roses now on the American market, the lecturer said, the ordinary home gardener would do well to grow only one or two dozen of the best kinds. Antique and Some Clock. From Sans-Gere, Paris. “How much is that old clock?” asked the customer of the antique dealer. “Five thousand francs.” "That’s pretty expensive. I suppose it still works?” “Admirably, only you've got to know how to use it. When the hands point to noon and the chimes ring 5 o’clock you must understand that it's half past 2.” But What of the Dog? From the New Orleans Times-Picayune. A Chinaman was worried by a vicious-looking dog that barked at him in an angry manner. “Don’t he afraid of him,” said a friend. “You know the proverb ‘A barking dog never bites.’ ” “Yes.” said the Chinaman, “you know the proverb apd I know the ! proverb, but does the dog know the proverb?" > a freat ajvr t THE EVENING STAB, WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1924. YOKOHAMA MAKING TRADE REPUTATION Winning Back Position as Premier Silk Port, Geo graphic Society Reports. Yokohama is winning back her po sition as premier silk port of Japan. On September 1, 1923, the earthquake practically obliterated Yokohama as a thriving city of 423,000 souls. In less than a year she has practically recovered her chief business, silk export. “Japan, the land of the rice paddy, became Japan, the land of mulberry orchards, to satisfy the wishes of American women." says a bulletin from the Washington headquarters of the National Geographic Society. "For thousands of years silk was the cloth of queens. Today what was once a princess’ dowry of silks Is the property of nearly every stenogra pher of any metropolis in the United States. “If a worm shall serve a princess, though she he multiplied by fifty million, that worm ought to be lifted above the ranks of common crawling things. Will it make silk stockings any more attractive to American women for them to know that the silk was spun by ’heaven worms’? Precision Described ns Magical. 1 "To see these models of perfect ; conduct in their swaddling clothes ' the visitor in Japan must adjust his itinerary exactly. He must stop at some farmhouse almost on the very day the mulberry leaves burst from i tightly wrapped buds to crinkled, tiny leaves, unironed by the sun. of selection enable the ‘heaven worm’ to time his debut with his breakfast. When the silk worm is as thin as a hit of black thread and as short as the width of a pencil lead ho must have new, tender leaves, and the precision with which silk worm eggs hatcii and mulberry leaves unfold approaches magic. 1 “Though the ‘heaven worm’ fulfills the edict that ‘children must be seen and not heard,’ he is a perfect pig for food. He eats all night and all day. He must, because he is required to multiply his weight hundreds of times in 40 days. The silk worm’s dircreet silence in youth is broken in his lusty old age. Japanese, however, love the soft, flhinlike sound produced by thousands of worms earnestly eating. ‘•Domesticated” a m Good Dog. “Barring gluttony, the ’heaven worm’ is as domesticated as a good dog. Silk worms are raised in shal ; low rice straw baskets with narrow rims. yet the Japanese store millions of them on shelves in their homes with perfect assurance that the spark of adventure will never prompt them to roam abroad and underfoot. Sci entifically. their fast traveling, fuzzy j American cousin is wild by com parison. “Silk culture is a pin-money indus try in Japan because it mainly em ploys mothers, mothers-in-law. grand mothers. great-grandmothers and children during a short period of the year, seldom more than a month and a half. On a farm the head of the house may take no part; often he is a government official, a merchant or an army officer. Silk is a ‘velvet’ crop for the family coffers because, except for the cost of fertilizer for mulberry trees, the investment is practically nothing. Most farms sell their cocoons direct to agents. Worm Trays Fill Houses. “Rules of hospitality are amended 1 during silk season. Ordinarily a visiting relative or friend is enter tained and given tea and food. But in silk season it is perfectly good I form for the visitor to go to the kitchen and help himself. The silk worms almost force the family out of house and home. A typical farm may have a house of nine rooms on one floor. It is about 30 feet wide by 50 feet long. While the worms are small and thousands live happily on one tray, there is ample shelf room; but when they are fat. old <v>d juicy only 300 can enjoy the same bed and board. Then every inch of the house seems filled with trays. “At the end of 40 days’ growth the worms must be furnished with facili ties for the spinning of their cocoons. Innumerable tiny rice straw baskets are constructed for the insects. Silk worms are not allowed to fasten their spun homes on twigs because that would cause wastage in the unwind ing process. One, two or three worms will frequently spin in each straw basket, suspending their co coons in midair. As in the case of the honey bee and the chick, the hatching period for the silk moth is 21 days; but if the cocoon is to be used for silk it must be heated over a slow fire to kill the pupa before it bores through the silken walls. At the silk mill or filature the cocoons are divided into lots of 15 to 20. placed in basins of warm water and the thread ends brushed out. The single strand formed by twisting to gether the threads from 15 to 20 co coons when wound with 15 or 20 similar strarids forms the silk yarn which is the basis of the raw silk of commerce. Such a strand of yarn thus contains 225 or more threads from as many cocoons. Curious Tools Employed. “Curious tools are used in silk cul ture —cleavers, sieves, chop sticks and long feathers. Cleavers are used to chop the tender mulberry leaves into tiny pieces for the young worms. In order that the food may be small enough for the tiny insects it is sift- TIGER! TIGER!! None Better!!! JS. lIJIAGARAi i|¥ FALLS I * * EXCURSIONS I | THURSDAYS | ra August 28, September 11, 25 and e 0 October 9 s ll® Round $16.80 T rip i| Prom Washington | Tickets Rood in parlor or sleeping ears ® on payment of usual charges for space S occupied, including surcharge. On sale ® at City Ticket Office. Pennsylvania Build- ra ing. 613 14th fft. N.W., and Union ® Station. jg TRAIN LEAVES 0 Eastern Standard Time S WASHINGTON 7;45 A.M. @ DINING CAN ATTACHED Ej The ideal Boute to Niagara Falls, @ giving & daylight ride through Ej beautiful Susquehanna Valley. B Proportionate fare* from other point* ffi Tickets good for 16 days S Booklet sent upon request to E| O. T. Boyd. G. P. A.. Philadelphia ® s Pennsylvania R. R. System I g The Standard Railroad of the World S Smithsonian to Broadcast Weekly Talks on Developments in Science Definite Program to Be Inaugurated From WRC in September—Will Appeal to Lay Listeners, BV CARL H. BUTMAN. In carrying out its motto: "For*the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men,” the Smithsonian Insti tution has turned to radio-casting as the most efficient means of dissemin ating knowledge. The Englishman, James Smithsoq. who died in 1829, bequeathing his estate to the United States to found at Washington an establishment for spreading information throughout the country, would no doubt applaud the modern means of accomplishing his ideals, if he knew of the recent ac tions of his executors. Interpreting his purpose as covering practically all intellectual activities of man, sci entific research and exploration have figured as the principal factors in the Institution’s increase of knowledge. Until recently, the chief means of dis seminating scientific and general knowledge has been through the pub lication of reports and the exhibits of the National Museum, a branch of this institution now known throughout the civilized world. In September the institution will undertake a definite program of weekly scientific talks over the radio from Station WRC, covering practi cally every branch of science, but so spoken as to appeal to lay listeners as well as those better informed. The program is under the direction of T)r. Austin 11. Clark of the National Mu seum, who has also secured the co operation of the Carnegie Institution, and several scientific bureaus of the Government. The first broadcast by a member of the Smithsonian staff was that of Dr. Charles G. Abbott, director of the Astrophysical Observatory, who spoke Changes in Stations of Army and Navy Officers Os Interest to Capital a intv. Maj. P. P. McGuire, Medical Corps, has been transferred from Camp Meade, lid., to Walter Reed General Hospital, this city; First Lieut. Charles E. Thorney, quartermaster. Officers’ Reserve Corps, in this city, has been ordered to active duty in training at the War Department; First Lieut. A. W. Zimmerman, re tired. has been detailed as military instructor at the public high schools, Calumet, Mich.; Pirst. Lieut. H. A. Halverson, Air Service, from the Philippine Islands to this city; Capt. Patrick Kelly, Quartermaster Corps, from Brooklyn, N. Y., to Buffalo. N. Y.; Capt. F. G. Bishop, Infantry, from Scranton. Pa., to Camp Meade, Md„ and First Lieut. I. L. Kitts, Ist Field Artillery, from Fort Myer, Va., to Port Sill, Okla. j Sergt. I. C. Barend has been detail ed to duty with the Texas National Guard at San Antonio; Sergt. C. H. Stewart, to duty’ with the Idaho Na tional Guard at Boise, and Sergt. T. R. Jones, to duty with the Indiana National Guard at Indianapolis. 1 ed over the trays with sieves. A soft ' feather Is used to clean the trays. I Tending the trays is the most time consuming operations of silk-worm culture, for the young worms must be changed to fresh trays twice a day, and when older at least once a day. "Soil and climate to support mul berry trees do not alone enable a country to produce raw silk. The country which can best produce silk j is one whose people are meticulously j careful and patient. To watch a Jap j anese girl bending over a tray, bal- j I ancing long, slender chop sticks in : her right hand and patiently trans- | ferring with utmost delicacy the tiny i black specks that are young silk j worms from one tray to another, is | to understand why Japan is the | world's silk producer par excellence." i I Big Bargain Pittsburgh-Florida Fruit Growers’ Association Groves, Stock and Build ing Lot on Lake Byrd lO Acres, section 17. SO Shares Stock. 3Vi-acre Grove. Development j paid until 0 years’ old. Two Lots on Lake Byrd. All for SIO,OOO Will Give Reasonable Terms. | For a Biff Barffnin Write j J. Scott Buchanan Box 278. Daytona Beach, Fla. — gg-J J —V A Tax on Windows Two very small window* and one door in the front is now about the average for a house in the rural districts of France — a condition due to tax on door* and windows. William 111 originated this obnoxious form of taxation in England in 1696. Later it was adopted by France. William Pitt was influ ential in having it dis carded in England, but France did not do so un til 1914, at the beginning of the World War. How fortunate for the health and comfort of the American people that we have never been subjected to tax so un fair and harmful. A dwelling it a farce with out an abundance of windows and an ample number of doors. Ust “Lighthouse ” Quality Glass HIRES TURNER GLASS COMPANY anfa) w >l_ r last November on the heat of the sun’s rays and his experiments with a solar cooker. The initial talk was so suc cessful that in the Spring, other sa vants, who could discuss natural his tory in a popular style, went on the air. Among the radio talkers were Dr. Clark, who spoke on "Giants in the Animal World”; Supt. Hollister of the Zoological Bark, who told of keep ing and feeding wild animals; and Dr. Merrill, who spoke on shooting stars. Other subjects covered in eighteen Smithsonian talks, include “Children of Greenland,” "American Plants,’’ “Dinosaurs, the Terrors of Past Ages.” “The Non-Magnctic Ship Carnegie” and “Big Game of North America.” One unique stunt was the broadcasting of real Indian music rendered by natives, to which the Smithsonian officials listened on a radio set installed in the main build ing. Radio fans bothered by static heard a talk of great interest recent ly, when Dr. Mauchly of the Carnegie Institution spoke on "Atmospheric Electricity." Although Smithson, the founder of the institution. probably never thought of transmitting speech either with or without wires, it was recently learned that during one of his lec tures, Joseph Henry, first secretary of the Smithsonian, said he regarded even the best copper wire as an im pediment in the transmission of elec tric currents. He admittedly did not know how to dispense with the copper in electrical communication, but thought that the men in his audience would live to see wireless telegraphy-. This was 75 years ago. and today the in stitution he headed, is broadcasting its information to the country hy wireless telephony. AUTO NOISES NUISANCE. Pleas for Abatements Are Made in Many Sections. From the Nation'* Business. Several citizens of Hartford are working for a "League for Peace in Hartford.” They complain of noises from the operation of automobiles— unnecessary tooting of horns, shriek ing brakes and slapping tire chains. Similar recommendations are made hy a group of Parisians who want to abolish harsh noises in the French capital. Relief is obtainable by elimi nation of the noises or making them more musical, with less offense to the ear. Paris, so the suggestion goes, might make trial of the methods ap plied by the Mayor of Lyon. The municipal automobiles of that city were equipped with a special trumpet like horn which warns pedestrians with a series of pleasant musical notes. And in Paris the additional suggestion is made that the motor cars be equipped with two horns—one with a shrill sound for country driv ing and one with a deep bass for the city streets, so that sleep may not be disturbed. But isn’t there danger in the very sweetness of sound? Dulcet notes of warning might lull the unwary into false security—a sort of Loreli's song j to make accomplice of the ear for be- I trayal of the feet. And although I crossing a street is important, equally | so is getting up to the judgment seat. With so much tooting here below how shall people know whether they are about to be budged or judged? As a Matter of Fact. From the London Mail. The Girl—Does he do anything ex cept play golf? I The Man—My dear girl, what is | there to do hut play golf? A * A A A A **************** A***************- * I A New Handy Route I I Guide for Motorists I 1 ? * £ Giving Authentic Routes and £ £ Accurate Distances for £ $ #*■"* n ...to Northern Virginia, Mary- 5 | | knlo . I land, Delaware, Pennsyl- * I 1 T\\c\a.UCfc va “ a » New York, New J | 1 virgini %-^ ry 's jMjgpl Jersey and the District $ X \l D> stnCt WTIMWUA . •’ ~ I $ 1 of Columbia. I —» | S It’s a brand-new Atlas— s J UBt Polished —and, there- i Lfeat showing the auto routes J \w ' a 7^4|? throughout the above terri- M 1 tory—with the distances be- * i tween the main points 1 J A&trfrqt * 1 s bown in red figures and M -K \l arTal>g 1 distances between other j* | | poinU in black. | $ With it you can tell— * How far it is— J Over what sort of a road. J £ . _• J It’s in handy shape—easy of i ~ ” " ’ " “ i I 2ST£“ to ’S.nLSrs I This Coupon and 15c ; j * autoing by being always sure of | D p fXL StaA Allfn- ' 1 your road. I LMIjo a V/Upjr Ui file Dial 5 /\UIU~ j f J No matter whether you tour | mobile Route and Distance Atlas | t X much or little, you will want this . ... . -n. Cl » • ~ i* . . _ . Vs. . . . ~ I —upon presentation at The Star Business Office—or at any of » ~fc < Auto Route Distance Atlas I tJ, e newstands in the leading hotels. Add 3c for postage. I -jc in your car for ready reference, i i IMAGINATION DEFINED. ' Many Fail to Understand Real Ap plication of Attribute. from the Youth’s Companion. Many persons fail to credit either themselves or their friends with im agination because they think of the word as denoting the quality of mind that enables a man to be a poet or a novelist or a composer, and they know that neither they nor their friends could ever write poems or novels or compose music. But Imagination is not so restricted In its uses. Any creative effort, how ever prosaic and practical in Its pur pose, is likely to be inspired and di rected by Imagination. Whoever plans for the future necessarily in vokes the aid of imagination. Who ever worries about the future is either receiving the warnings or suf fering the terrors of imagination. Whoever sympathizes keenly with a friend in sorrow or distress is acting on an impulse that is prompted by imagination. In short, imagination is a universal human attribute. Every one pos sesses it in some measure. In a few persons it attains a power that marks them as having genius. In nearly every one it is susceptible of growth through exercise. Much of a man’s happiness depends on his applying his imagination to his individual problems and his so cial relations. In growing and mar keting crops, In manufacturing ar ftloobroarh & iCothroj) — - Buy Your Pressure Cooker Monday at 10 % less than ever before «We are offering- you a complete line of “Nationals” at 10% less than they ever have been retailed for—by a special ar rangement with the manufacturer. The New Low Prices 8-qt. cooker, $13.50 12-qt. cooker, $20.70 10-qt. cooker, SIB.OO 17-qt. cooker, $24.30 Our extended payment or “club” plan is available for those who wish it. Speed up your canning—can of canning which is an absolute the quicker and better way* guarantee against spoilage. See Fruits. sto 10 minutes ' he , Cannin g- Preserve .. displav in our G street window: Vegetables, sto 60 minutes al j the pro( ] U cts shown having Meats, 25 to 60 minutes been made by Washington house- The National Pressure Cooker keepers in the National Pressure provides the only known method Cooker. on can obtain the same > Houseware* Section. Fifth floor. TCSLIItS. tides of necessity or luxury, even in retailing merchandise, there is not merely the opportunity, but the need for exercising imagination. "What will happen if I do thus and so?" is the question that every mao has to be constantly putting to himself. The answer, to be sure, is supplied partly by his reason, but it is also supplied partly by his imagination. Reason will take him as far as the next cor ner. but It wiil not enable him to see round it; imagination may. Some persons are not gifted with imagination of that convenient peri scopic type; their imagination is of the kind that enables them more readily to put themselves into the place of other people and to under stand their thoughts and feelings than to picture the material conse quences and results of their own acts. Imagination is of two kinds, the shrewd and the sympathetic. Those persons are fortunate who have some of both. Kiwi a Wonderful Bird. From the Kansas City Times. The kiw'i Is called the strangest bird known to man. It was recently obtained by the Government in ex change for a cage of rare white owls. There Is no trace of wings on the kiwi. It is a very meditative crea ture. standing motionless for hours, apparently with a perpetual grouch. It sleeps all day and digs for its food at night, which is buried by its keep ers. Furthermore, it has the growl of a dog and does not fly. f JERSEY HAS KISS LEGEND. Story Revived of How a Colonel “Surprised” Mrs. Girard. From the Kansas City Times. From Mount Holly, N. J„ recently issued a story of a kiss snatched from Stephen Girard's pretty young wife by Col. Walter Stewart of the Ameri can Army, which is a cherished leg end of that section and for which there is considerable historic founda tion. It is generally known that upon the approach of the British Army to Philadelphia in 1777, Stephen Girard, who was in business there and who later became one of its leading citi zens, moved to Mount Holly and pur chased a small farm. There he and his wife lived and kept store for two years. The story of the stolen kiss Is told in Stephen Simpson’s biography of Stephen Girard. During Girard’s res idence in Mount Holly, the biogra pher states, the American Army en camped in the neighborhood, and Gi rard's store afforded many moments of hilarity to the soldiers. One afternoon Col. Stewart and a fellow? officer visited the store to make a small purchase and to see Girard’s pretty wife. Col. Stewart could not resist the temptation to snatch a kiss from Mrs. Girard while her husband had his back turned. She Immediately told her husband, who forced Col. Stewart to apologize.