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WINE BOTTLESrMAR SOLDIERS' R&VES
y' - - fS tfc iziss feH Photograph showing how German soldiers have taken gre.at pains to mark the graves of their fallen comrades, and for lack of better material have been forced to use wine bottles. Wooden dosses, painted'white, carry the name of the dead soldier. HIS REGRET In the little English village a wom an committed suicide by hanging her self to an apple tree. At the funeral a neighbor, noticing the sad appear ance of the husband, consoled him by saying that he had met with a ter rible loss. "Yes," said the husband, heaving a sigh. "She must have kicked like thunder to shake off six bushels of green apples that would have been worth a crown a bushel when hey got ripe," MORE FRILLS Johnny handed the following note from his mother to the teacher one morning: "Dere Teecher, You keep tellin' my boy to breathe with his diafram. Maybe rich children have got dia frams, ,but how about when their fa ther only makes a dollar a day and has got five children to keep? First it's one thing, then ft's another, and now it's diafrazns. That's. the worst yet;"