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Jasper, Indiana, Fhiday JüNEv 30 1922.
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
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
5 as Fraiure
eace as in :
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,
Municipalities Abandoned, 3,50 ;
Schools IJefore tin T war, 7,271 re
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
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.
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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
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,
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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.
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. '
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
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,
'Hurrah I Hurrah. "
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
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-
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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
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
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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.
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YOUTHFUL RADIO- .EXPERT
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.
TALK TO VENUS, SAYS SAVANT
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Mars I Dead; Try the Planet of Love,
Is the Advice of a Prominent
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
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Anne Powell, seventeen - year - old
junior at the Oakland (Cal.) technical
high school. Is the champion girl riile
shot of California and probably the
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youngest markswoman of prominence
In the West
,The test of worth
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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.
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
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
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.
. 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
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chicken meal may be used for varlou
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
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.)
Linen, In French blue and white, is
combined Into a chirming frock for a
Kiddie. It Is almost like mother's and
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Xet adorably youthfuh
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FROM 'WITHIN,' NOT 'BEYOND'
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
"I've been a
rrrnt traveler In
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"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.. ..,.';.
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
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.
bored! Poor under-
heart, AND -
IF- V CAN!
DOG WINS OWN PAROLE PLEA
Sentenced to Refuge at Kansas City,
Teddy Cries Till He is Sent
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,