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M "This sectiqn of railway must be
destroyed; that is YOUR job!'
"I did not turn.
"Now the 77s were going; soon the
105s chimed in. Ear-splitting was the
din about our aero! My observer
sensed something was wrong.
"'Go up! Go up!' he screamed.
'Are you going mad?'
"I didn't know what was the mat
ter, but I knew I couldn't rise. We
plunged into a cloud of smoke and
from then on we hardly left a smoke
cloud So continually were shells
bursting neaf us. I finally saw the
railroad and for it we went.
"The observer was game. He drop
ped severel ten-pound bombs and one
twenty. We destroyed the railway.
"Soon all the fire of the German
guns was concentrated on Us. Sev
eral shells grazed our lower plane.
"On our flight tack hot smoke
cracked the glass in my goggles. I
shut my eyes and kept on flying for,
it seemed, an eternity. f
"Suddenly I felt a pounding on my
shoulders. The obsenr was pum
meling me. He was laughing through
the smoke'-grime that covered his
face. I looked down. We were cross
ing over our own lines!
t "TheMin had nearly ceased. One
last burst, and the cannonade in our
"So here we are!"
Mechanics were tinkering with) the
returned aeroplane. One approach
ed the aviator sitting, shaking and
exhausted. The mechanician regard
ed him with wonder.
"Only one of your cylinders is
working," he said. "It's simply un
believable that you are here, alive!"
GAS TANKS, P'RH'PS
New York, Oct 2. Republican na
tional headquarters, simulating the
British, are to use political "tank"
cars from now on. "Tanks" are mon
ster auto trucks loaded with speakers.
ALL 'ROUND TOWN!
"It is no time for mirth and laughter
In the cold gray dawn of the morning
Our old pal, George Ade, says
these two lines have gone farther
and been more widely quoted than
any he has written.
Sears, Roebuck & Co. put one over
on Hearst Lady Duff Gordon, fash
ion authority for the Hearst papers,
has been grabbed by Sears, Roebuck
& Co. and will write on the latest
smart dresses for the big Rosenwald
Loeb concern. Until lately Sears
Roebuck clothes have been mainly to
keep, folks warm, covering their
nakedness. Now they're going in for
the chic, stylish and recherche.
"Behooving why is it nobody but
a politician ever talks about behoov
ing?" asks Aid. Buck. "County, state
and national candidates say it be
hooves us to do this and that
"It behooves us to eat breakfast if
we are hungry. But did you ever
hear a man suggest to his wife:
'Amelia, it behooves us to have
GOING TO IT GENTLY
"Can you bear it if I tell you some
thing serious?" ventured the young
"Yes; don't keep anything from
me," gasped the bride.
''Remember this doesnt mean that
my. love for you is growing less."
"Don't break my heart What is
"Well, my dear. I'm getting tired
of angel food every day for dinner.
Would it be too much to ask you to
have liver and onions?" Pathfinder,
"This is certainly a romance true
to married life."
"How so?" x
"The husband hasn't said a word
for six chapters." JudgeV