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p rt Here Ar No young woman can have a better safe guard against adversities of fortune, or a bet ter resource in time of need, than a knowl edge of bookkeeping and business affairs. Harriet Ueccher Stowe, Business colleges fumisli their graduates a better education for practical purposes than Princeton, Harvard or Yale, J imes A. Garfield, s THREE BIG TIONS THE HARTFORD HERALD e f No. 1 Do you expect to make your own living? No. 2 Are you interested in making your living in the easiest, best way-the way that will leave something over and above your living expenses? No. 3 Have you given enough attention to conditions to understand fully that to make more than a living you must be educated to do some one thing well? If your answer to No. 1 is "YES," the best way to answer No. 3 is enroll with us and equip yourself to b efficient Stenographer and Bookkeeper. The answer to question No. 2 is the result of answering No. 3 put into practice. e an The position of a stonograpeer is the best training ground for a young man, if he has any brains, and if the man he works for has any brains, bea. use he can learn moie in that way than any other I know of. Hugh Chalmers. Road to Efficiency Attend Owensboro Business College Fall Term Began September 1 . Incorporated K?j2vs:juLi2jiuMiJixvErmx ma -wt'-Tw faafcEgasa j Day and Evening Classes. E3aaEsms3a3Hu floeberg'not an iceberg Former Yellow and Dirty in Color; Latter Ordinarily Brilliant White With Streaks. While floebergs often are of great size, they nro much different from icebergs, Rene Bache writes in the Philadelphia Public L'edger. They are yellow and dirty-looking In color, while Icebergs are ordinarily a bril liant white, with ultramarine streaks. The streaks are pure ice, while the white parts are largely solidified snow. Floebergs aro formed In the bays along the coast of Labrador, where ice Is blown shoreward and piled up, sheet on sheet, during tho winter. When summer comes the masses thus formed are llablo to float out to sea. An iceberg Is composed of fresh wa ter, frozen. A floeberg Is frozen salt water. Tho crew of the steamer Andros coggin, of the United States coast guard, experimented In blowing up icebergs with shells and mines, but both attempts failed. The shells mere ly made white spots, and were shat tered, while there was nothing that the mines could be attached to to do damage. In addition ships could not come closo enough to the bergs with out danger from the floating moun tains to make careful investigation for the placing of the mines. Ye Old-Time Telephone Girl. "Time was, before the experts came along and, In vulgar business parlance, 'sold efficiency to the telephone com panies, when the telephone was a real convenience." John Armhruster re lates In Everybody's. "The historic Instance of the lady wUo rang up cen tral and said : 'I am Just stepping over to Mrs. Brewster's for a few minutes to get her doughnut recipe she's Main 227 and I'll leave the receiver off so you can hear If the baby cries and let me know.' In my home town we used to ask central where the fire was and who was dead and did she think there was any mail for us." SOLDIERS SEE GIANT CLOCK Massive Timepiece In House of Com. mom Tower, Regarded as One of World's Best Timekeepers. Fifty disabled soldiers, many of whom had lost a leg In tho war and wore au artificial one in Its place, climbed the 300 steps of the House of Commons tower In London to stud; the mechanism of "Big Ben," the giant timepiece. Tho soldiers are being trained by the ministry of labor in watch and clock repairing. A guide told the party that the clock was designed by Lord Grim thorp, and was placed In the tower In 1S9S. It has been working ever since, and Is still regarded as one of tho best timekeepers lit the world. The minute hand Is 14 feet long and 'lelghs 224 pounds, and the pendu lum, which requires two seconds to complete each swing, weighs 700 pounds. The bell which sounds the hours has a diameter of nine feet, and weighs 14 tons, the weight of the striking hammer being 700 pounds. An electric motor now winds the clock In 20 minutes. Formerly it took two men working three afternoons a week to complete the task. Fire-Resisting Construction. For flre-reslstlng construction, the recommendations of the American Con crete Institute specify that limestone, trap-rock and burned clay be given preferenco over highly siliceous gravels, which disintegrate under In tense heat. When gravel Is used, with out a protective coating, columns should be made round Instead of rec tangular. When gravel, with spiral reinforcement, Is used for either round or rectangular columns, it Is suggested that additional protection be given by a coating of one inch of cement plas ter, either on metal lath or reinforced by light expanded metal. MUST WEAR DARK CLOTHES Hartford Herald l.f tb ier Electric Circular Saw. "Among recent electric toil uovclties is a portable circular saw, provided with the handle of an ordinary hand saw. The tool weighs only 12 pounds with Its one-quarter horsepower motor, uses a 3-Inch crosscut or rip suw, has n suitable depth go go and is provided with an aluminum base grooved to slide on a guide track when necessary. The blade Is covered with a safety guard. Italy's Lumber Requirements. Destruction of he Invaded district of Italy, although bad enough, has not been so great as anticipated. Unless there is a tremendous jndustrlal de velopment as a consequence of the war, It seems likely that even with favorable freight rates Italy's require ments in tike lines of rough and sawn lumber for ordinary commercial use will not exceed 2.000.000,000 to 2,500, 000.000 board feet a year. SAW MILL MACHINERY FOR SALE CHEAP 1 80 hp. Engine, 1 10 hp. Hoisting Engine, 2 80 hp. Boilers, 1 Complete Saw Rig & Carriage, Tho abovo machinery is In good condition. R. C. REID, 40-tf Rockport, Ky. Strict Rule for Employees In Factories Where Work Is Done on Gold. Clothes of a light color are not fa vorites where work Is done on gold. In fact, In many such factories a dark suit of clothes Is absolutely demand ed, and even a light waistcoat may lose a man n job. The reason for this Is that any stray grains of gold that may get on the clothing can easily be caught on a dark suit, while they might get nwny from the establishment If light clothes were worn. That such n rule was enforced among gold workers one men learned recently when n Bohemian gold heat er applied to him for n helping hand. The Bohemian snld that he had not been in this country long, that he had hud a chance to obtain a good Job at his trade, hut that the place had been refused him because he turned up with a light suit nnd waistcoat on, nnd they were tho only clothes he hnd. The roan whom he approached was struck by the story and offered to help him out If it proved true. He went to a factory with him nnd found out that the man could have the Job If he pre sented himself within an hour clad In the proper clothes. So a suit of de sired kind wns obtained for him and sure enough ho got the Job. "You mny think this is strange," said tho foreman of the factory, "but it means quite n lot to us. Every man's clothing Is carefully examined when he leaves the place at night and the gold is brushed off whenever we see any on his clothing. It Is Impossible to hide even tiny grains on a dark back ground, but In the case of a mixed or a light suit we might easily lose quite an nmouut of gold, and gold Isn't any thing you want to lose even in small quantities." A BARGAIN IX GOOD READING Joy for Philatelist. Tho postngo stamp collector, tho philatelist. Is in n new haven of Joy. Tho changed world Is developing new slumps and hundreds have nlready ap peared In this couutry. One of the prettiest of tho stamps Is from tho now republic of Czecho slovakia. Several scores of varieties liavo emanated since tho duul mon archy, Austria-Hungary, disintegrated under war pressure. Jugo-Sluvla also Is in line with n number of new stamps that delight the collector, and tho Hungarian republic is printing 28 different stamps for temporary uso until a permanent Ee rie can bo decided upon. Esthonta' is In line with at least four varieties. Livonia has 11 new stamps; Ukrainla has a new series and tbo republic of Poland Is offering an unusual stump with 60 varieties. Detroit News. Thirty-five volumes of the best readlng-I:i weekly installments for less than five cents a week. That is just what the Youth's Companion offer for 1920 really means. Tho contents of tho new volume, which will include S serial stories, over 200 short stories, fifty or more arti cles by men of great attainment, sketches, special departments, and so forth, would make 35 good vol umes (at $1.05 each) if published In book form. Not a lino is waste reading. You get something always worth remem bering, worth using as a guide to your thoughts and actions. If you subscribe as soon as you see this notlco you will receive nil tho extras mentioned in the follow ing offer, including tho opening chapters of Harry's Herd, a fascinat ing, 10-chapter story of life in a cattlo ranch. Now subscribers for 1920 will receive: 1. 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