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A: re? cd) f cr ten 7ä 7 rp3 n3 nn . 7- . i ni) n Fi? ' Lrti u tj ni FßÄfOK, FEARLESS AND FREE- : PRICE TWO DOLLARS PER YEAR Vol. 65. Jasper, Indiana, Fhiday JüNEv 30 1922. No. 9. FAIR, FRANCE COMING BACK Country Making Rapid Recovery From Ruins of War. Hcusrs Arise From the Greund and Firldt Covered With Promising Crops Population of Devasted Area Optimistic. l'nrls. An Impressive picture of the extent of France's achievement In re stoiln;; her war-ravacd regions Is af forced by M. Loucheur, the minister of liberated regions, in a public state- fj uent entitled "The IlcvUal of Frauce." r Oilicial statistics of the destruction caused by the'war and the recortstruc- 3 tlon accomplished up to May 1, 1021, the mlulster states, show that "the that "the 5 as Fraiure eace as in : with ste..a.,;; Frunce of toduy U the same of yesterday, and that in peace were killed or wounded, the state ment presents the following statistics of civic reconstruction. Inhabitants Deported because of the vnr, 2,000,-76; returned to France, 1.075,708. Municipalities Abandoned, 3,50 ; re-4'MtabIIühed, 3.21C. Schools IJefore tin T war, 7,271 re established. C.J&O. iIouJH4 Destroyed, 780,000; rebuilt, 10.213; repaired. 32d,700. Iand Devastated, 8,210,000 acres; cleared from projectiles, wire entangle- ruent ami trenches. 0,831,000 acre. Agriculture Farm land 'devastated, 4,571. 0OO Micros; farma now cultiva ted, 3,420,000 acres. . Live Stock Horses and mules car ried away, 307,000; restored, 1)0,303 ; oxen carried nway, 530.000; restored, 120,203; Hheep and goats carried away, 4C9.000; restored, 121,101. Itoad.s Destroyed, 32jGO - miles; temporarily repaired, 18,820 miles; definitely repaired. 8,420. Factories (each having at least twenty employees, 11)14), 5,207; de stroyed, 4,700; resumed operutlon, 3 -Franc took up firms only In self- tlen itideavorlng at thesaüie ilme to maintain Justice and lllx?rty for the world," said M, Loucheur. . "For nearly 'Ave years 'her richesr'provlnces have endured continual martyrdom. And yet by Iter own means the ruins ore reviving, houses arise from the ground, Heids are covered with promis ing crops. The populations of the devastated areas believe that they can rely on the spirit of solidarity of all those who have measured the magni tude of their sacrltlco and under stood their unquestionable right to the fullest reparations." OUR TALLEST MAN Jan Van Albert, 1 feet 5 inches tall, recently arrived lu Chicago. Compare his size with little Lew Host, who Is only 0 feet himself. Van Albert can not travel In a i'ullninn us the beils are too short. When he goes to a ho tel, two beds are put together for him to sleep on. Dull a Drinker. Hood Ulver, Ore. A bull's over lndulence in the contents of u mash barrel, accordlnc to stories of or- chardlsts of the l'mlenvtvo! (Wash.) I district, led to the discovery by ofllcers of two stills near Stevenson. The bull, attracting attention by his drunken stagger and bellowed maun- Oerings, evidently was pleaetl with the effect k of the u.oonshlne makings. Othcvrs followed him as he pursued an erratic course inrougu tue unuer- bruh. The goal of the bovine toper was a barrel half full of mash. In a litdden cabin, about IOO yard away, wcj discovered a still. . . i i l If i'l ; i florette hat gf horsehair ? jt j A i i I , -'iVV'j f' . tfjlM : f r1 j . ' ' VvivV 7 P jft e : ;V, -'.fu Hi i y-t Like the colors of the dawn, soft blue, gray and orchid, arc the feath ers on this Florette hat of horsehair in a Hfn nrav.hhi ! SEE BIG DEMAND FOR LACE Paris It Sponsoring Material for' Crocks, tats, Neckwear and Other Accessories. The outlook for laces this season Is decidedly promising. Farls Is spon soring iace it was said, not only in frocks and hats, but In neckwear and other accessories. This Ilrm Amis nn lncreaslug use of it on the part of tho manufacturers as well as the dress makers. The cutting-tip trade favors Span ish flouncing and allovers' both in staples and high shades. One dealer nphaslzed cinnamon, brown aa.par tlcularIr ß0(Xl amJ nainV(I as other popular snaoes sncn cuors as miiimsu, - ; i . y fir w :. : i Vi V cornflower, tile blue, ochre, mauve and sand. Though the usual designs for 9 YEARS OLD, READS MINDS this type of lace aro floral, an attract- ke Chinese pattern is shown. Span- Youthful Kentucky prodigy Hopes to lsh lace is being sold to the retailers Support Father and Sisters by as well as the manufacturers, it was Gift. said. Hand-made fllct Is much In demand Cincinnati. Nellie Corden, nine and a new type of Ayork called Mar- years old, who for the years has as got Is being produced on a filet mesh, founded all who saw her as a mind This house also shows lllet patterns reader, has returned to her home near with touches of colored stitching. Mlddlesboro, Ky., after a visit of sev- Venlse bandings are very popular oral days In Cincinnati. Itefore Ncl- just now, it was stated, and a great ie could read writing, she could read deal of the new silk-and-wool lace Is minds. ' being sold. Carrlckmacross on filet is Another novtlty whWi is shown. Lace Is being used by blouse and millinery people as well as dressmak ers, it was said. Scarfing and tnuid- ings are neing sold tor mus in ne high shades as well as staples, and the biggest demand centers about whlti.s from six to twelve inches. Black in stronger than white this season, it was said, but both are good. CHIC FOR THE SUMMER FROCK Ginghams, Organdies and Unbleached Muslin Aid in Easy Develop ment of New Apparel. One smart little gingham frock seen recently, in a yellow and wjdte check, was trimmed with latticed insertions formed of white organdie set length wise of the skrrt so as to give it a pan eled effect, the waist being similarly treated. A row of the Insertion trimmed each outer sleeve and the neck was finished with an organdie frill. Organdie Is a fabric that promises to have a strong vogue for summer and. If a good piaHty Is selected an organdie dress will give splendid service. It is easy" to launder, requir ing no starch, and needs but little in the way of trimming. The vogue for aprons and house dresses made of plain old-fashioned unbleached muslin continues strong, and some effective little garments may easily be developed, with plain color chambray or sateen, ..checked gingham or flowered cretonne as the trimming. game with the Army of Italndrops and the Raindrop children?" "Indeed, yes." said Nurse Foz. "and t w1jj Watch the fun and will clap my 'foggy hands and will say In my deep, vojce: 'Hurrah I Hurrah. " Shaking Afterward. When the nurse entered, her boy pa- tIent wns ln u furu nt of writhing convulsions. "What Is the matter?" eh0 cri0j anxiously, ..j forgot," replied the boy, "to shake uit bottle before taking the medicine." HUBBY PUT MOUSE IN WOMAN'S 3ED Wife Regards Conduct as Ex tremely Cruel and Asks Judge for Divorce Chicago. "My husband often wni extremely cruel to me, but the climax came wlten he placed a live mouse In my bed," Mrs Gladys Mae Marsh, East Marquette boulevard, told Judge Sabath In the Superior court. In support of her plea for a divorce from ('ivdo Marsh, a renl estnto donlfr. "I was tired from my day's work as a stenographer In a loop otllce and wanted to rest after dinner,' Mrs. Marsh continued. 'My husband want- .-v.l ... .... ... .I... . . W II.. A. ed to p to the movies. If to bed. A few minutes 1: Komething moving under vu ui l:u iu me inowes. l iinauy wem iter I felt the bed Stood In the Room and Laughed. clothes. Ho had put' a mouse there. "I was so frJghtemnl I couldn't move. My husband Just stood In the middle of tho room and laughed until Ju.-Fnbath ul(, t u iilB fUi-3 1IU11. At 4.13 UtlilUl. lntfmatcd that " hC Although as a child of five Nellie could not tell time by reading tho nu merals on the face of a clock, she could tell thn hour and the minute by reading the mind of a person who ,iJul Just ,ooked t t , k Nellie came to Cincinnati to go on the stage. Her father Is out of work and has five children. He hopes that Nellie, who is the oldest of five chil dren, will become rich on the stage. After showing Cincinnati theater men vi hat the girl could do, father and daughter returned to their home in tho Kentucky mountains to wait for a let- ter from a theater manager. Nellie Is In the fifth grade of school, two years ahead of other children of her age. yhe has bobbed hair and pi, tctnaturally bright gray eyes. PEOPLE OF OUR TOWN The Booster Is the Town's most useful Citizen, because he Unselfishly Supports every movement to Better the Town and make It a Better Place to Live. Everyone answering the nboe description Is a Bonafide Boost er. For the Number, of Booters In Our Town, see the last Census Iteport. : m ihm JM 7 AT j' " sir at JTTZt YOUTHFUL RADIO- .EXPERT 4 - John . l'rlngle, fourteen-year-old Chi cago high school hoy, has one of the best equipped radio outfits In the city of Chicago, and, to make It more Inter esting,, he -constructed .his own. plant even down to the batteries. He 'even constructed a machine for charging his battcIel, and long before the pres ent radii , "craze" swept the country, was giving his boy friends opera con certs for five and ten cents. The photo shows, tfAe OtVfoot radio tower which young ringle erected with the aid of everaV-of his school chums. jr. TALK TO VENUS, SAYS SAVANT : ! " Mars I Dead; Try the Planet of Love, Is the Advice of a Prominent vweaisn :hlm.Th iwedish Astronomer. Stockhplm.The planet Mars, nn old dylmj world; Is receiving . alto gether; too much attention from earth 'scie&dtetsrtios? days" nnd nights, while the up-and-coralng young planet Venus Is Just waiting for n chance to know us better. This is the conclusion of Profcf sor Svanto Arrhenlus, Nobel prize winner nndone of Europe's foremost scien tists and astronomers, who lectured here on the prospect of wheedling from the heavens the secrets of some of our celestial neighbors, and especially Mars, when that planet swings into closest proximity to the earth two years hence. If scientists and long-distance radio fans really want to communicate with some celestial neighbor, Professor Arr henlus said, they will not find Mars very cordial, for the old fellow Is dead. lie described as "fantastic" the belief that so-cnlled canals observed on the planet were the work of engineers nnd Attributed them to earthquake tlssures. Venus, on the other hand, offers po tential possibilities to the patient as tronomer. Professor Arrhenlus de clared. At the expiration of a billion years he thought n flourishing eclony of intelligent beings might be dis covered on fhe bright little planet. "When the earth is extinguished." he concluded, "it will bo Venus, queen of the heavens, that will take over th rolo as carrier of culture." CHAMPION WOMAN RIFLE SHOT OF CALIFORNIA A A A A .T. T A - -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- - TvTTTTTTTTTTrVTV TTTTTTTT j. . ' t v ' v . I v' S Hi- 1 Li L ' - - r- Ü I Anne Powell, seventeen - year - old junior at the Oakland (Cal.) technical high school. Is the champion girl riile shot of California and probably the m mm) - ; j& . til i . . - . if - -TBI (fi If i ' t 4 i I II . vT' 1 I youngest markswoman of prominence In the West ,The test of worth ' T m .4 t..1 I - - tL . is uui mo r.oia yu nie oi eu.ria; jo, there b gentlest souls, sea blown. That khovf not any harbor known; And It may Be tho reason is They touch ..vn alrcr shores than this. Joaquin Miller. Salatjs New and Old. During the. summer fmlt salads of vaiious mrjdj should be freely used, specially iQX tlie picnic lunch. There s such vQrftHety of fruits that onr toed notcropeat. WTUttl Fruttl Sa!cd. Take one quarter of a pound ol figs, cut ' In1 small pieces, the sann amount of stoned nnd quartered dates; one-half cupful of canned strawber Hes the same of canned pineapple the juice of one-half lemon, two table spoonfuls of sugar and one-half cup ful of orange juice. Serve Us dessert Italian Salad. Take four Sardines, three large po tatoes, three hard-cooked eggs, half a cupful of cookctl lima beans. Slice the potatoes, skin and bone the sar dines apd break Into bits, then xoXi with the potatoes. Put the yolks of two of rthe eggs ' into a bowl, add a pinch of mustard, salt and oil enough to mak'd a smooth cream, add ono (bird as much vinegar as oil. Tour this dressing over the salad and add the shredded whites. Garnish with the whole egg-cut In pieces nnd a few stoned olives. Serve well chilled. Royal Soup. . This Is another tireless cooker recipe. Tut a cut-up fowl in a cooker kettle, full of cold water, boil ten minutes, then pack In a cooker for six hours ot overnight1 Bemove the chicken and to. the stock add one dozen small onions, two diced carrots, one turnip also diced,' one cupful of "peas," two bay leaves, salt and pepper. Itehea the; radiator, bring sonp to a bojj repatu. iojnoi strain, out serve V grated cheese and buttered toast. T . Ä T a t A chicken meal may be used for varlou dishes later. Squabs en Casserole. Sauto'slx Kiuah In two tablespoon- fuls of butter without browning, then cover with broth, add a sprig of pars ley, a bay leaf, and cook until nearly tender; then add a dozen ami a hall of button onions which have been par boiled, two dqzi'ii potato balls and tw, half-inch cubes of fried bacon. When ready to serve, remove the parsley ami stir In the yolks of three eggs wel! beaten and added to half of a cupful of cream; add a tablespoonful of but ter or bacon fat. Do not boll after the eggs are added. Sero from the casserole. One of the nicest ways to serve squabs Is boned and stuffed, then roasted. . It Is not dlthcult process to bone a few birds. The small leg bones are left at the endffor a more Nhnpelj appearance. They may be broiled without stufllng If preferred, adding o bit of celery or a piece of onion to season the Inside of the Dird. (Copyright, 1!20, Western Newspaper Union.) o s Aft Linen, In French blue and white, is combined Into a chirming frock for a Kiddie. It Is almost like mother's and HI 1 ( 7l Xet adorably youthfuh I " ' The crap FROM 'WITHIN,' NOT 'BEYOND' mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmt Cornlshman Had Not Made Full Ex plination Concefnlng Hand Out stretched From the Grave. A Cornlshman In America was In discussion with a Yankee. Each was upholding t he- great good poiuts of his native town. "I've been a rrrnt traveler In o- - , Via fArnUh" TepV -mr - the YoS "On one occasion.' coY Cornlshman. "on returning' after 'nu absence of tweV first thought that strucl( I would go Into the xemererybi wflv frnm the station tn th rnnrfH which I live and sec who had passed away during my absence.' yep again, asserted fiho Tank, ihlftlng his "chewing gum" from the right side of his mouth to the left. , "No sooner had I got Inside the gates." .went on the Cornlshman, "then a bond - shot -np out of "One of the graves and gripped my hand so hcnrtl- iy that It gave roe a turn. It. was the. hand of nn old Acquaintance of mine." "Don't try to spring such a tall on nn me' answered the Ynnk, cynically. 'I'm not swallowing that yarn. "It's perfectly true," ofllrmecMha cJrnUhmon. ..But 1 ought to ndd"thnt it was the hand of the old sexton, who was engaged nt tho tlrao of my entry In digging a grave nnd didn't trouble to get out of the hole. Lon don Answers.. ..,.';. SEEMS are nt once struck by the smallki of British locomotives as compared with the mighty machines In American railway operation. Their astonish ment is. however, soon supplemented by admiration for the excellent run ning made on the English main lines, but If one's Itinerary tukes him Into the lake-lands and high-lands of Cum berland, says Railway and Locomotive Engineering, he will there find nn In dependent little line which Is said to be "the smallest public railway In the world." This line Is known as the Eskdalo railway, and Is 1 miles ln length. The rail gauge Is one of 15 inches only. It 'Is leased to a London com pany Narrow CJnuge Hallways. Lim ited. The passenger working Is car ried on by midget express engines, built to a scale of one-quarter the size of ordinary British main-line locomo tives, but in ether respects exactly the same In construction and appearance. MILITANT MARY Oufjunior partnei-owfuJJy bored! Poor under- worftedyouo9'MAq FII'Tcwcioate him, breoK'hd heart, AND - SPURN 'HIM IF- V CAN! DOG WINS OWN PAROLE PLEA Sentenced to Refuge at Kansas City, Teddy Cries Till He is Sent Home. Kansas City. Teddy, a young Collie dog, made his own plea to 1'ollco Judge West, Kansas City, Kas., over parole. In Kansas City, Kas., doa charged with misbehavior are sen tenced to confinement at the Wyan dotte County Humane society uulmal refuge for from one to three weeks. Teddy was sent up for two weeks, but, having never been away from homo and frb'nds before, he passed both days and nights in dismal walling. The matron. Mrs. Whltford, brought him Into her own rooms and did every thing to comfort him, but the walling eohtfnued. Finally she called "up Judge West and asked for Teddy'a parole. Whjle she was talking Teddy rushed to her side and quite silenced her voice with his own. Judge West, having heard the argu ment, decided Teddy might g' home and remain there during good Uhuvior, 4 ; A