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jyOOD SOLES REPLACE LEATHER AT FRONT
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'This official French war photograph is the first sent to this country
showing a storeroom at Lyons, France, heaped up with more than a mil
lion pairs of wooden shoe soles to be worn by French soldiers at the front.
In place of leather, the poilus wear wooden soles, with uppers of cloth laced
in front and reaching half way up to the knee.
"HOME, SWEET HOME" MAY PUT
AN END TO ALL TROUBLE
"Grace, it's up to you. Dave has
given you $10 today and he's going
out on the West Side this evening to
look for a flat. If he funrishes a nice
little flat and agrees to support you,
it's up to you to go back."
That's what Judge Stelk told Mrs.
Grace Johnson, 4126 Melrose sL, in
court of domestic relations Friday.
A Mrs. Johnson charged her husband
with nonsupport. But then he said
he wanted to make amends for the
past though he didn't think he was
all to blame and build another little
home that is to say, a flat she
turned down the offer cold.
v She didn't want to go back to him.
They were only youngsters, both
of them, even if they have been mar
ried three years and have a little
child. The judge had to take them
both in hand for a father lecture and
some philosophic advice.
"Marriage isn't heaven, no matter
how much you think it'll always be
so before the parson says the words,"
said Judge Stelk. "There are trials
and they seem to come fast and be
especially diflScult to newlyweds.
Some one has said that the first three
years of married life are the hardest.
In great measure hanniness in mar
ried life depends upon fortitude in
weatnenng tne early storm.
"Give Dave another chanr.fi. Rrsr?
Let him fix up a home and go to it
with him, and when you get there,
uy not to De.so sensitive,, be just a