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Mack Track Are purchased and repurchased by truck operators who have used other kinds of trucks. They have found the sturdy Mack, with its long life, superior design, and stal wart construction cheaper to operate. Your profits lie between the cost of operation and the amount you get for the sale of your services, or the value of the truck to you. The selling price of your services is deter mined by competition, so your profits can only be increased by decreasing your operat ing cost. We stand ready to prove that the Mack truck costs less. May we have the opportunity? Phone us now for the proof. Capacities from IV2 to 74 Tons "Performance Count Mack-International Motor Truck Corp. Sales Room: 1803 S. Michigan Ave. Phone Calumet 5411 Serrice Station: 2338 Indiana Ave. Phone Calumet 5414 Congress Hotel and Annex v. - T i- I Samuel R. Kaufman rRCSIDXNT Largest Floor Space Devoted to Public Use of Any Hotel in the World. Michigan Boulevard and Congress Street The Restaurants of reoort . Motel Invite Your Patronage The primary purpose of Brevoort Hotel is to pro vide the best possible accommodation for the trav eling public It is essential that the restaurant service shall be of the very highest order and that the prices shall be moderate. The net result is bet ter, food, better served in a better environment, than might reasonably be sought at the same mod erate cost under other conditions. Permanent resi dents of Chicago as well as visitors are invited to take advantage of this at breakfast, luncheon, din ner and late supper time. r&"i)QorTt Motet I 1 (5 1 I I cis MADISON ST. EAST OF LA SALLE ST. No hat checking annoyance. E. N. MATHEWS R. . KELLIHER President and Gen, Mgr. K Atzistant Manager EBB PHONE STATE 8949 Bankers' Audit & Appraisal Company INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS and APPRAISERS 105 West Monroe Street CHICAGO, ILL. Electric Lighting Supplioo 1 C.lazw-- 233 1J5- Mai HATER IN DESERT Australian Bushmen Can In variably Find It. Trees, Leaves, and Even Animals and Reptiles Levied On for the Precious Fluid. No man who has not mastered the last subtleties of bushcraft should penetrate alone the western dry lands of Australia. A Canadian woodsman would find nothing in his experience to enlighten him. A North American Indian voulderish of ignorance. A Bedouin of the sandy Arabian deserts would die helpless.- Australian bush craft is peculiar to itself. It concerns itself less with killing the crawling desert life for food than with divining the whereabouts of water in a land that is as dry as a brick in the sun. In the midcontinental deserts, when sun and dry winds suck the moisture from deep In the ground and all the world runs dry, the aboriginals draw water from the roots of small desert trees bf cutting them into short lengths and letting them drain, drop by drop, into a wooden bowl. But there may be no water trees or the ioots may shrivel und dry up. What then? "Ah, well," said the bushinan, "they do with what they have." , "What have they?" I asked him. "They lick the dew from the leaves and grass!" It Is related by a cele brated Australian traveler, Baldwin Spencer, that, having come in a dry season to a dry clay pan, bordered with withered shrubs, his company was amazed by an exhibition of aboriginal craft. There was no water, no mois ture within miles, and the clay was baked so hard that to be penetrated at all it must be broken with a hatchet. A keen native guide presently dis cerned little tracks on the ground faintest indications of life, apparently and, having hacked into the clay to the depth of about a foot, unearthed a spherical little chamber, about three inches in diameter, in which lay a dirty yellow frog. It was a water holding frog and it was distended with a supply sufficient, perhaps, to enable, it to survive a drought for a year and a half. And the water was pure and fresh. Being heartily squeezed, these frogs may yield a saving draft to lost and perishing travelers. "Find a black fellow," said our bush man, "and you'll get water." "What if the aboriginal is obdurate?" "Ah, well, if he won't tell," the bush man explained, "you rope him by the neck to your saddle. When he gets thirsty he'll go to the water right enough." BRINGS "SANDMAN" IN HURRY As Slecp-lnducer, Amateur Psychoid Cist Has a Scheme Far Superior to Counting Sheep. "Counting sheep" used to be the great recipe for going to sleep. You simply closed your eyes, imagined a rail fence with a gap in it and white, woolly sheep jumping through, one at a time. You counted them carefully as they came, and about the time you got to about 21)0, why, off you dropped to slumberland. But the amateur psychologist says counting sheep is bid-fashioned and Impractical now. The trouble was, he explains, the people used their imagina tions too much. Instead of confining themselves solely to the sheep, they would Imagine a whole pasture, with trees and hills and a sky full of clouds beyond, and their attention was so dif fused keeping track of the landscape that they couldn't keep their minds concentrated on the sheep. Presently they lost interest and then old man In somnia camped on their trail for sev eral hours. The newer and more scientific meth od for hypnotizing yourself to sleep, says the amateur psychologist, is to find out your particular drowsy ob session and concentrate. "Whenever I feel a nervous, wakeful night coming on," he says, "I imagine myself in the interior of a vast, dim cathedral. Only a single ray of light filters in and it falls on the crossing aisle. An endless procession of hooded monks is moving slowly down this aisle, and I count them as they pass through the ray of light, one at a time. My mind Is wholly engrossed with this slowly moving procession, and the In terior of the cathedral Is so obscure and dim that it does not distract me it all. Sometimes I fancy I hear far off strains of a pipe organ. The sug gestion of music speeds .the sleep In ducing process. "I never have to count more than a hundred monks before the sandman gets me." NOT ALL AFRAID Airplane Has Odd Effect on Denizens of Jungle. Embarrassing. I was an excellent student In his tory, and the professor delighted In holding me up as an example to the other pupils much to my annoyance. One day, endeavoring to tell us how our note books should be kept, he picked up mine, held it by the cover In front of the class, and proceeded to turn the pages lauding the work as he went. When half-way through he turned a leaf and there lying in full view was my humble powder puff, held in plaet. with a rubber bani ' The rest of Lhe pages, as well as the powder puff, being retained by the rubber, it was impossible to go on, and no one will ever know how I felt while he stood with bushy eyebrows upraised, dan gling my note book with Its burden, while the whole class howled itself hoaqse. Chicago Tribune. Chinese Fossil Teeth. An European investigator has made a singular collection of fossil teeth from drug stores in various parts of China, where they are sold undej- the name of dragons' teeth and are valued for their supposed curative powers. Upon examining them It was found by this investigator that they are the remains of many species of extinct animals, such as the ancestral forms of camels, saber-toothed tigers, three- toed horses and other creatures of ancient times, some of which, like the ancestral forms of camels and ante lopes, were supposed to have had their original home in America and in Afri ca. Judging from the quantities ot these teeth sold, the investigator thinks they must exist In enormous numbers in some parts of China. Edisca Building, 72 West Adams Street CARBONS CORDS BRUSHES COCICETS SWITCHES MOTORS He Couldn't Wait Forever. A young fellow who was the crack runner of his town somewhere in the South was unfortunate enough to have a very dilatory laundress. One evening when he was out for a practice rim in his rather airy costume, he chartced to dash past the dusky lady who at the time was a couple of weeks in arrears with his washing. He had scarcely reached home again. when the bell rang furiously and an excited voice was wafted In from the porch : "For de Lawd's sake, won't you all tell Marse Bob please not to go out no moh till I kin git his clo'es round to him?" Hard Names, All Right. They were cousins, lived close to each other, and so were Inseparable. But that didn't prevent "spats." They were just toddlers and quite too young to be versed in profane language. One day in the course of their play they became furiously angry with each other and John came running in with tears of rage rolling down his cheeks. "Say! I'm mad at Jack and I slapped him an' I swore at him, too." "Why, John! What did you say?" "I called him a a stick, an' an' a stone, an' a rock, an' an' a devil and I'm not goln' never to play with hlra any more!" Marine Spectacle. A captain of an Atlantic liner was bothered by a woman passenger who was always Inquiring about the pos sibility of seeing a whale. A dozen times a day she besought him to have her called if one hove in sight. "But, madam," the captain asked her rather impatiently, after long suf fering in silence, "why are you so eager to see a whale?" "Captain," she answered "my de sire in life Is to see a whale blubber. It must be very impressive to watch such an enormous creature cry." Approved the Money. Irritated Lady No, it doesn't fit, and I shall expect the money back. Mr. Moses But, good gracious Irritated Lady Your advertise ments say: Money returned if not approved. Mr. Moses So they do, ma tear ma dam, so they do ; but your mony was approved it vas very goct money. Expensive Luxury. "You ought to have a chauffeur. Can't you afford one?" "l mignt aitord the chauffeur, ret plied Mr. Chuggins. "But I couldn't afford the kind of a car he'd want ti Doom Century-Old Bridge. The picturesque covered wooden bridge, near Chester, Orange county. New York, known for nearly a cen tury as Brook's bridge, has been con uemned by state highway engineers and will be torn down to make way for a steel and stone structure, According to tradition, the "Stour bridge Lion," first locomotive built in America, passed over Brook's bridge before it was assembled. The Stour bridge made its trial trip 01 years ago The first run was at Ilonesdale, a mile from the bridge. ri . ... a. ... a . xne siruciure nas not a nail or metal bolt in it. All the timbers are hand hewn and pinned together with Many Animals Fled From Strange Sight but Others Showed Neither Fear Nor Curiosity. Jason Humphreys, the twelve-year- old English boy who flew with his father, the pilot, a camera man and a scientist from Cairo to Cape Town, enjoyed a more novel experience than most boys of his age will ever know. The sudden change from bush to civilization as represented by clear ings for small villages and farms and back again impressed young Hum phreys very much. He was more in terested, however, in the behavior ot the wild beasts and birds over which he was flying. These took the pass ing of the airplane variously. Birds showed almost no curiosity except In the remotest regions. "They just flew along wUh us or left us," says Jason. This, it is said, is because birds fly far. and during the years of the war. Aft lean birds undoubtedly saw flying machine and became more or less used to them. Wild beasts showed Individual tem peraments. Lions and leopards could be seen stalking along, oblivious to the giant purring overhead. If the ma chine came so low that the noise of the engine could not help reaching them, they sidled under protecting underbrush, but they never looted up. The naturalist has offered no explana tion for this. It is a new phenome non and must be studied. Usually lions and leopards are In terror of strange noises, and know from infancy, .by instinct, that gun fire bodes them no good. During the late war there was a general exodus of wild beasts from every quarter of Africa where any fighting was going on. ihey crashed through the Jun gles for miles, trying to get away from the sound of the guns; they traveled far from their real homes, and natural enemies traveled together In their fright without molesting one another. Since the close of the war bushmcn and hunters have found them all back home again or traveling back. Their Indifference to the sounds of the air plane, therefore, is surprising. Apes ami monkeys made wild efforts to reach the topmost branches of the highest trees in order to get a better view, and they could be sometimes heard screaming to one another above the noise of the engine, more in ex citement and curiosity, presumably, than in fear. Hippopotami were indifferent, neith er hastening their lumbering steps nor glancing up; they did not seek am bush, as did the cats. But rhinocerl were panic-stricken. They rushed off headlong to cover. Crocodiles sprang from the banks of streams and hid beneath the surface of the water un til the flying machine had passed. Prophecy in a Fake Story. It Is hard to know when to laugh. What was obviously a hoax yester day, because of its utter impossibility, becomes a commonplace reality of to day. It was a glorious hoax in 1844, when a New York daily announced: "Astounding News by Express From Nftrfolk ! "The Atlantic Crossed in Three Days ! ! Signal Triumph of Mr. Monck Ma wooden pegs, wheh have held tightly son's Flylnjc Machine ! ! !" throughout the years. It is said to have been completed in 1820. Wood-Carving by Sand-Blast. A process of carving wood by special application of the sand-blast, reported in the Compressed Air Magazine (New York), is said to be giving highly satis factory-results in California, especial ly when applied to the redwood of that state. We read : "Portions of the sur face are covered by protective sten cils which leave figures in relief and a uniform background. Very rich effects are produced in paneling the walls of a dining room, hall or den. While much of the work is done in the nat ural color of the rich, reddish brown wood, striking effects are brought out by the use of paints, deep blues, reds, browns and gilt." Breathless New Yorkers were in formed that eight men had accom plished a transatlantic flight and were given full particulars of the machin ery and the voyage, all Imaginary. But did anyone dream of a hoax when the airplanes of the United States navy crossed the ocean a little while ago? Timely Interruption. Two wealthy bankers on a fishing trip In Maine entered a little back woods meeting house they chanced to come across In the course of their wanderings. They took their places on a bench In the rear Just as the preacher began his sermon. For over an hour he continued speaking and as it was getting late and he showed no sign of stopping, the two bankers arose and started out. At this point the parson cut short his discourse. "Un der the circumstances," he said grim ly, "we will Interrupt our remarks and take up the collection now." Every body's Magazine. Japan Conserves Her Forests. Much is being done in Japan to en courage conservation and reforesta tion and the government and forestry associations are endeavoring to bring to the people a knowledge and realiza tion of the conditions which must b met, says the American Forestry Magazine. Japan has now three Im perial universities, four academies and several lower class schools of forestry. The manufacture of wood pulp Is n growing industry in Japan. She now has 30 wood pulp mills and produces annually 2S0.000 tonsof chemical and mechanical puJp. The consumption of pulp wood is abort 400,000 cords a year. Spruce and fir are mostly used as pulp woods and are grown In Hok kaido and Sakhalin, the northern Is lands of Japan. Dogs Retrieve Lost Golf Balls. Many of the golf clubs throughout the West keep spaniel dogs to retrieve lost balls. There Is evidently an odor from the gutta percha or other mate rials used in the balls that the sensitive nostrils of these dogs can easily fol low. They soon become very expert In locating the balls even in dense cov- ei and It has been noticed that they will take the point where the ball was last seen and follow It as easily as they would game. Test of Cleanliness. To many persons there is an almost Infallible test of the house that passes the essential test of cleanliness, and that Is in the odor of the house when first entering it from outdoors. The least suspicion of sewer or coal gas is apparent at once. An unwholesome and unventllated cellar clogs the clear ness of the atmosphere of the whole house, and there Is - no doubt about the fact that a kitchen where Immacu late cleanliness Is not the rule sends forth a rancid, unsavory scent to even the most spotless of drawing rooms. Very Much Aff rayed. said the first tramp. "I tried that house last week. I ain't goin' there any more," replied tramp No. 2. "'Frald'on account of the dog?" "My trousers are." "Trousers are what?" "Frayed on account of the dog." World's Stormiest Place. The North sea Is famous for Its storms. Cape Hatteras is a home of the Storm King though perhaps sur passed, where confusion of the ele ments is concerned, by Cape Horn. But the stormiest place In all the world Is Cape Prince of Wales, which Is the westernmost point of Alaska. It Is marked by a considerable moun tain 2,210 feet high, and fierce winds blow there perpetually. ' Storms from the Arctic assail It all the year round. Excusable Ignorance. N Pompous Profiteer (who wishes tc alight at his palatial residence) Put us down when you come to The Gables, please. Conductor You must tell me wheq A Master Mind. "A remarkable detective." "What did he do?" "He chased a criminal through thir ty-seven states and arrested him just as he was boarding a transatlantic liner." "Good work, but why so extraordi nary?" "He refrained from giving out an in tervlew to the press until after be you come to it Tm new to the roa$ and don't know any cf the DUbUi had caught his ma.n--Unxds5aal 1 iMEMTOM Owning and Operating the Follow- TJ i ri ti mg nign viass i neatres BIOGRAFH THEATRE 2433 UXCOLN AVENUE COVENT GARDEN THEATRE 2653 N. CXARK STREET CRAWFORD THEATRE 19 S. CRAWFORD EIXEXTEE THEATRE DEVON AND CLARK STREETS KNICKERBOCKER THEATRE 6219 BROADWAY LAKESIDE THEATRE 4730 SHERIDAN ROAD LOGAN SQUARE THEATRE 242 MILWAUKEE AVENUE MADISON SQUARE THEATRE 4730 W. MADISON MICHIGAN THEATRE 63TH AND MICHIGAN BLVD. OAK PARK THEATRE OAK PARK, ILL. 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