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.'v*3 CHANG2
, ?uiC£ OF BOOKS
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; 'J.\*y,TS£ TAX_
The German and Iri.-h fliers in
sert the words: “Thank God.” or
‘‘By tlie Grace of God," in every
me-sage describing their safe laud
ing through fog and storm across
the ocean after thirty-six hours of
The professional atheist, unwill
ing to believe anything that “has
not been proved to him.” would
find his opinions changing, in a big
earthquake, or above the ocean in
a fog.
Senators denounce the high price
of bocks.
Mr. McKcllar, from Tennessee,
says: “Novels worth ‘two bits’can
not be bought for less than $2. . .
T he price of novels is not so im
portant. But the high t'^st o*
books containing positive knowl
edge. that would enable uneducated
mi'Tons (including many college
graduates) to educate themselves,
i> disastrous.
Thai a book should be sold for
lour or live times what it costs to
produce it, is as bad for the pub
lisher and for the author, as for the
reading public.
When will American business,
generally, learn that big sales with
small profits, as shown in the auto
mobile industry, are most profit
Lindbergh took thirty-six young
Pacific Coast girls up in the air,
in instalments yesterday, giving
those charming creatures some
thing to talk about forever.
Women may thank the good
Lord for granting the flying ma
chine. They can fly on the aver
age as well as any man, and the
airplane is another step toward
real equality.
Effort to abolish the unwise tax
on automobiles develops the fact
.{hat the Government collected a
thousand million dollars from auto
mobile owners and spent only six
hundred millions on better roads—
not fair to the men that pay for
the cars, “war tax included.”
The war ended some time since
and the foolish tax ought to end.
A company Is formed to build
seadromes, ocean landing places
to be scattered over the Ac'antic.
The tneory !« that .\.laa^c
airplane* land. ge< 4-1J
Ute u* <)*• Uuit it* >*
”*$. ' —tit ' ;il***l
will fly across the Atlantic as easily
as they now fly across the English
In the second place, if it is hard
for fliers in somewhat foggy
weather to find the Hawaiian Is
lands in the Pacific, how difficult
would it he for them to find a
landing place ‘ dot,’’ in the Pacific?
As haid as finding a turtle asleep
on the Pacific.
Dr. Winifred Sackville Stoner,
who is a lady, says “Man is supe
rior to woman, mentally, physically,
artistically and psychologically.”
That is not all true, especially
the "physically and psychological
ly" part of it. But suppose it were
all true. Michael Angelo’s Moses
is a finer product than Michael
himself. But Michael Angelo made
Whatever a man is, some woman
made him, and the producer is
nobler than the product. Better
be a cocoanut tree than a cocoa
A young boy, his spine straight
ened in a hospital, seems to have
had his mind “straightened” at the
same time. Before the operation
he delighted in pulling wings off
flies, and other cruelties. That is
A healthy brain demands a
healthy body. The greatest musi
cian cannot produce harmony with
a violin or piano out of tune.
Millions are living that might be
made better men and women if
trephining could remove pressure
from the top of the brain. Lack
of reverence might thus be eiimir
aated. . _
Tom Wise is deal, Shepherd of the
Lambs’ Club, and a good actor. Years
ago William A. Brady asked this
writer to see Tom Wise in a play
called “A Gentleman from Mississip
pi” that Brady was producing.
This writer told Brady, “You have
a hrst class play, anu there is in it a
young actor playing a minor part,
jumping over chairs, etc.{ that is go
ing to make a success. V cu ought to
make a contract with him.” The
young man’s name was Douglas Fair
What Cooper wrote about the last
noble red men will soon be written
of the last wild horses. Not long
afterward, thanks to the motor truck,
will come the last of the tame horses.
In the State of Washington a thou
sand wild horses yesterday were be
ing driven toward Yakima, their hides
<o be sold, their flesh fed to iox
farms, or fed to dogs and chickens.
The carcasses are worth $3 each.
A bi*c candy factory is closed i»
New York City, called "a mena to
health" by Commissioner Harrs.
Buy pure candies from shr:,)> a.iu
manufacturers with estabhshe l r"pu
tations. All sorts of trash is fed to
children. A certrn cW «riw
flavored and a little umnor ^ -
late is sold for pure chocolate. 1 '.at
crime should mean‘twenty years m
Eat More
M/A'A'&L JJ/NOU££ :
NEW YORK—Eat nioie pot'rcu
“A diet with five times more p
toes and with margarine instead >.
hutter would improve health stand
ards and reduce America's mort :i •.
rate." declared Dr Mikkel Hind: ^ci>
ol Denmark. International;.- fan: *
food expert In an address at Coh n jia
University here “The oar, on pota
toes oy reducing fads is unscienufv
and silly. Potatoes as part 01 a .a -
anced diet do not produce corpulency
“The pccpie of Denrr" ?r- t
twenty times as much maruMr.e
made from wholesome amma fan
milk, and vegetable oils as Americans,
and the Danes are celebrated tor their
health and sturdiness The death
rate in Denmark from tuoeicu.os.c.
various forms of kindey diseases ana
other Mllments due primarily ic im
proper diet is about 30 per cent less
than the death rate from similar
causes In the United States."
Few Womens Legs Worth “Double 0,"
Noted Beauty Authority Admits
MLL£. ♦ 9 O
CHICAGO—Ninety per cent of the
oinine legs of America are nof
). >rth a second look.
At least tills was the opinion ex
pressed by that International autlior
.ty on beauty Mile. Manka Rubln
* teln. who is associated with her 6l»
er. the famous Mme. Helena Rubin*
i teln, In the operation of a string of
■•eauttfying establishments In Europe
ns well as America, when she arrived
n Chicago to inspect her local salon
‘ Only one out of every ten women
,tu meet has anything to—er—kick
•„ ut.” said Mile. Rubinstein. “The
cthti; tan parrs of legs on pubiu
VT.Mbi' on these days classify tinder
otic of live -•••'•nl v*“" •• **
, Mile Rubinstein’s cl:-.ss.1 ation fo.«
i i.)ws:
Knock knees 18 per cent
I Sack tegs 20 per cent
", Bew tegs 9 per cent
. Grand piano legs 14 per cent '
Spike legs 29 per cent
“If only some of these women wt.
1 depend upon unsightly limbs to carr *
j them through life could see ther'
I selves us others see them, the-,
• would be u general downward mov '
! ment of the hem-line,” Insisted t*
world-f&zr.ous connoisseur “r?n!''
| that vision, however, and without
, sense of humor, enabling them to so*,
• how ridiculous too-rhrrt skirts raak<
| them appear, they continue to func -
I i.on as foils for the lucky ten p**r
• cent who are equipped by nature *•.
Rich Indian Farmer
mu.' .
Jackson Barnett, world s richest
Indian, who is facing a $550.(X*
>uit and other legal troubles. It all
started when he wanted to donate
$550,000 to the Baptist Home Mis
sion Society of Muskogee, Okla
E. S. Bailey of Tulsa was appointed
hv Oklahoma courts as Barnett’s
guardian and refused to approve
the giving of the endowment sum.
*11 0RANN5 ft
r i
»*Steno” Now Singer
t1 Av/TO OXC TCR~ll
: Kathryn Witwer of Gary, lnd.,
i has shifted her career from type
1 writer to musical keys. She has
1 won a place in Grand Opera and
[ Garv set aside a "Kathryn Witwer
i Day" to honor her, when she sang
to a packed auditorium. Her
i father, who used to be a steel
worker "with the boys," sat in the
balcony and after the performance
tears of joy streamed down his
face ... _
His Heart h On the Wrong, Side!
Bank w.w:/ . . _
Dr Fred Lindenbcrger of Berlin University is shown ertnunm,*
To^e L Navar o of Lof Angeles, 23, whose heart is on the right side
instead of the left, fte has caused a flurry among doctor- and*
scientists. The rest of his organs are perfectly norma! and Ins un
placed heart doesn’t bother him a
lAyrov** ■
jp; .t T3o» tt ;V
On the platform of a haD at
fc)eiawarc, O.. where he was about W>
Editress his-foiowers, Frank B. W»
s. of Ohi<v. pictured above, candidate
jfor the Republican nomination for
President, was suddenly strideen aad
diet!. _
* Glorifies the Pig *
Dr Josef Franz Karp, promi«**
medical man, who claims that a serum
obtained from Julian wul *******
grandma's complexion to rival
of her granddaughter. „
“Big Bill”
Photo shows “Big Bill" Tilden,
Conner tennis champion, en .outturn
Mexico Gty u a member of the
fl mi nr* nr Dm* Cap Team.
Key West Islcuut Getting Nearei to the Mainland
t / ti - • iU
' Kli* WhSi. MU -»l you daK “
geologist tl It is possible tot a coral
island to change Its position he will
probably think you are a dt «uo]eci
tot a lunacy commission But geolo
gists to the contrary nutwithstMudiua
the usiaud (Jlty ot Bey West is com
mg cinsei to trie mainland
nils oli> Hie furthest South in the
Utiiteo StiiiPH made a Dig Jump to
ward the uraiutHiia to l*U when
Hems M Kisgier spnutied the ocean
In Kr\ Wnei with •» nrt\ million doi
ltn rtiiiti h<i th»i <p«n»' the *ee
I,,.,. 11lift11 .-..ivtuie aichwnya <»u* ui
I K i-imineei in* HCbleveiM-hii
tJl iii inot* Kti.iwti the KialiUi
v. .1 I Til vV< i in II tin* 'mini*
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$t>8li.UWJ imui.ie ouute'urd huu wnn«
way has been ouUt around the city
A One new modern airport is equip
ped with a fleet of giant planes which
carry mat! end passengers to and
from Havana Cuba tn little ovet an
hcmx A nig residential deveiopxneu'
is under way A oew opera hdust
new concrete scbools and newly
paved streets a neautlfuJ modern
concrete hotel "L<a Casa Marina, oy
the sea ana a tine dowutown hotel
•La Concha among other*, oelf
to nmKe the qiuuut city a todeeUxne
fox tourists Key West ha* *om*
maxvelxm* restaurant* You can buy
the most delicious sea food m th*
world at a low price the live hah ne
mg selected rtgUt trom the well* nt
the dab oixata due o! me ntosl ap
petl/.tng dlstie* 1* stone crab Ad
Ameiuntil who nas nevei eateD atone
.,„i, mi* something to Hv* for
iiiii* tMtoous historic city has •
.1 soowt twenty thou
-..ft tong tic el ttpmn la
, , i-.n h* ttie ino-net
i i ...i te rtiH-ut * mile*
,r .to it ro« '/sot
I,., Gin led Stale* a MIC
lts narooi could nolo ti«- >vurid*
navies Great car ferries rake loaded
ualns to and from Havaua and the
p (j Steamship Company main*
tarns a fast passenger service in con
nection with fas. Florida Bast <*oa
trams from the norrh Key West
ts absolu:ely free of frost there
are always pleasant oreezes and from
any direction looking down the
at rests v«d can see the ocean The
climate is arable rbrougnoo the
year Key West cigars are “mums
throughout the world rh°“ “ada
elsewhere bearing me Key West aoel
are said to lack the true dsllrate
^Key* West euioewereo rn
foliage- u • 5?“
tarpon are caught right ofl the city
dJcfs in summer and any time of
year you can catch a ooat loud ol
hah running from » to ** *'"%£
Mrs Malcolm Meacham ot
tournament and a g , IMM>.
to ne held next wtn«c •' ‘ '***
t'hotnpaon ts nead of the ttsiutig ^
nurse tn charge of th« W **me **
ournatrenr ^
i In addition to Its containing a
graphic account of the War, Include*
many chapters on subjects of vital
| Interest. Following are a few of the
subjects treated: The Flash that Set
the World Aflame—Why Amerlcane
Entered the War—The Things that
Made Men Mad—The Sinking Sub
marine—The Eyes of Battle—War’s
Strange Devices—Wonderful War
Weapons—The World’s Armies—The
World’s Naviee—The Nations at War
—Modern War Methods—Women and
the War. A volume of general In
formation upon all subjects which
have their bearing upon the World
Conflict,* as well as an authentic ao
count of the Great World War.
The Book also includes the follow
ing subjects: The Horrors and Won
ders of Modem Wwtare. The Bar
barity and Merciless Methods Em
ployed to Satisfy the Ambitions of
the Kaiser and His Imperial Govern
ment. The Ruthless Submarine War
fare Waged to Starve Eiigland and
France Into Qubmlpsjon. The Story
of the Hardships and Horroc* which
the Belgians and French wei;e Com
pelled to Suffer. The Btluons -of
Dollars Required to Carry on the
Awful Struggle. The Terrible Loss
of Human Life and the Desolation of
Countries The Weird and Wonder
ful Methods of Warfare. The New
and Strange Devices that have come
into being. The great "tanks”, the
"blimps", the submarine, the gas and
poison bombs, and the marvels of
soience Things about which you may
never have heard. Marvelous guns
that shot for miles. Feudal and Me
dieval weapons that again came Into
play. The plans of the Hohenzolierr.3
to create a World Empira, which
drew upon them tne wrath of Na
tions The Nations Involved. The
Armies and Navies aud what they
Represented in Men and Equipment
This Great Book teDs all about the
Negro Everywhere in the World War
—How He Did His Duty.
In every capacity—from righ't up
in the Front Line Trenches und on
i he Battlefields—Clear Sack to the
Wlork of Keeping the Home Firps
Burning; On the Farms; In the Mills
and Munition Plants: On the Rail
roads and Steamships: In the Ship
Yards and Factories. Men and Wjo
mer with the Red Cross, the Y. M.
C, A., Y W. C. A., the War Camp
Community Service, the Liberty Loan
Drives, etc., etc'
This Volume tells the world how
the Negro h'as won hlB place and his
right to a voice in the affairs of
mankind against prejudice, ridicule,
rare h.Ttred, and almost insurmount
able obstacles. Many striking testi
monials from * the Secretary of War
and ArniT- OTlcors of high r*>nV and
reputation a*'e set 1'orlli la *p uucer
•ain terms The following ringing
words of Major General Bejt, Ad
dressed to the famous "Buffaloes”,
the 3.07th Regiment, are typical of
the high regard and respect of Amer
lean and European officers for onr
colored troops. Bvery private In this
regiment ^nd nfest of the officers
were Negroes. The General aaM:—
"This is the best 'dlaeipllned and
best drilled and best spirited regi
ment that has been under my com
mand at this cantonment I predict
ed last fadl that Colevel Moss would
have the best regiment stationed here
and you men have made my predic
tion come true. I weufd lead you li
battle against any frray in the world
with every confidence In the out
More than fifty pages of the Book
devoted to the Achievement* of the
Negro in the American Navy—Guard
lng the Trana-Attantlc Route to
France—Bailing the Submarine Per
II—The Beat Sailors in any Nsyy In
the World—Baking a Navy fn three
Months from Negro Stevedores and
Laborers— Wonderful Accomplish
ments of Onr Negro Yeomen and
Yeo women.
As we have fought for the rights
of mankind and for the future pesos
and security of the world, the people
want to b« correctly and fully In
formed of the facte concerning OUR
Hereee—and this Is THE Book they
are looking for.
I This Book appeals to the Colored
People. They are eager to bay It
Why—Because It Is the enly War
Book published that thrflllagfy, graph
leally, yet faithfully desoribea the
wonderful igrt that the Colored Sol
dier has taken in the World War and
ts absolutely fair to tk« Negro.
It Mlatri to the werM how *•#.<£♦
Negroes crossed the North Atlantic,
bra ring fo^«*rers of the Submarine
Peril, to battle for Democracy.
the loyalty and patriotism that
characterised the black man's nature
Us fttbU&e seM-eaerMoe, his ladle
p a table bravery, thw wisdom of Negro
©'fft^rs re command of their own
PEACE TERMS—7ld Pages.
Out out this Ooupea and sandus
H.pt/uad we wm Erfp Kenr Mmss*«
Negro la foe WerM War (MW
The Ptaaet for eae year (•*>.«
tJ&al Ttflh* tf *•*.**•••
*11 N. 4th Bt., Mshmead. Ta.

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