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Poultry and Eytj Shippers to Co
operate With the Food
Administration.
HOPE TO SAVE $50,000,000
Shippers Who Purchase Eggs to Pay
Only for Those Fit for Human
Consumption—Prompt Chill
tng of Eggs Is Advocated.
Washington. — Now methods and
equipment to save the $50,000,000
worth of eggs wasted every year in
this country and make the poultry In
dustry an effective ally In the cause of
f °od conservation were discussed re
eenlly at a ('(inference of représenta
tive poultry and egg shippers with the
food administration.
The conference was addressed by
the food administrator, <}. H. Powell,
and Iv Hearty of his staff, amt Hr.
Mary Bennington of the United States
food research laboratory, Philadelphia
and \\ . h. Friche ot tin* food adminis
tration presided.
The waste in eggs in UM j. according
to the department of agriculture year
book, res! the country $ 50 ,( 1 ( 111 . 000 .
This year It «ill he fully n> huge; for
(llthoiigli the supply has gone down,
prices have increased materlaliy.
Wasteful methods in handling poultry
were also exceedingly expensive. The
food administration made jiractleal
suggestions to remedy conditions, all
°t which received the approval of the
conference.
Pay Only for Good Ones.
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fit for human consumption. The eus- j
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without candling before purchase,
dandling later was almost always sure
to show that n large percentage of
th«> eggs were had. To get his money
back, the shipper then had to throw
away the had eggs and raise his price,
which was felt all along the line to the
eonsumer.
WOW ATTACK RED CROSS
Officers Directed to Trace Source of
Pro-German Propaganda.—Spread
False Stories.
Washington.—Fro-Cerninn propagan
da. which has long busied itself
ngalnst the government of the United
States, lias at last attacked the lted
Cross so nearly In the open that Gen
eral Manager Harvey D. Gibson lias
sent a telegram to all division mana
gers In the United States to report to
him the source of every attack.
"Rumors and innuendoes critical of
and calculated to embarrass the Red
Cross are being industriously circulat
ed as part of an unpatriotic propa
ganda." wired Mr. Gibson. "Many sto
ries, utterly unwarranted In fact, ema
nate simultaneously front too many
parts of the eountry to he merely ac
cidental."
Mr. Gibson Intimates that the source
of the propaganda will be found. He
says :
"Every criticism or innuendo against
the Red Cross should be immediately
challenged and followed up."
The stories are of many kinds. One
Is that the Red Cross sells and keeps
the money for sweaters and other ar
ticles given for the soldiers. Another
Is that nearly nil money contributed
goes for expenses and salaries."
Of course the stories are maliciously
untrue. As Mr. Gibson snys:
"The Red Cross Is run os an open
book. It has no secrets. It Is making
■ sincere effort to serve mankind, and
I» -doing !t ns carefully and econom
ically as It ka'wvs how. The utmost ef
fort Is being made to give publicity
to all Its activities."
$200,000 for Housemaid.
Alton. 111.—Miss Currie Polntsalot of
Alton Is named the sole heiress to the
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**rge estate of Miss Matilda Loworv i
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«f Grand Rapids, Mich., who died in 1
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estimate at $200.000. was left to Miss
I'otntsnlot after Miss Lowery met her
on a cold November day while she was
dong housework for a family living In
St. Louis.
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WOMEN REPLACE MEN
IN MACHINE SHOPS
Ogdon. Utah.—Women in over
alls replacing men who have
been called Into the draft army
or have volunteered for service
with Undo Sam's Liberty army,
made their first appearance here
when th** Southern Pacific rail
road employed about a dozen of
the fair sex for work In the lo
cal repair shops.
The women will get their first
experleneing in "sorting" scrap
piles, separating the cast iron
slugs from the malleable, and re
moving the steel and wrought
iron. Nuts, holts, screws and
other small pieces will he
handled hy the women, and if
they display sufficient strength
and ability in this line it is
planned to put them to work
cleaning cars and other heavier
work about the yards and round
houses.
The "women in overalls" will
^oeive the same compensation
as that given the men who have
been doing ti e same work.
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«'hilling of I ggs to do degrees [
'•illicit, or below. as soon after
1 li.U'i* as possihle. \\;:s advo* ;
: Most eggs : ,re !• rtile. and the life
| germ will deteriorate fast if not
j ' hilled. Kven in infertile eggs the
'bacterial growth develops very soon.
Wholesalers were urged to equip their
plaids with the latest cooling machin
• cry.
i All seeond-grade eggs, heated.
J shrunken or cracked, should be mar
j keted as often and as near the source
j as possible. These are usually dcssi
! eated or frozen, and are used by con
' fectioners and bakers.
Before shipping, all eggs should be
carefully rehandled and those badly
'•cheeked"—that is, with shells
cracked—should be removed. Packing
In standard eases is recommended, to
prevent breakage. Eggs should be
gathered by farmers daily and market
ed at least twice a week.
Cause of Many Scandals.
The practice of selling poultry with
feed, sand or gravel in their crops,
which is paid for by weight with the
bird, is discouraged. This crafty de
vice lias caused many scandals in tin*
industry, and several municipal inves
tigations. notably one in New York.
I »ressed poultry should be sold with
I he crop entirely empty. All birds
should be kept in sanitary coops and
yards, and as soon as dressed should
be chilled to 40 degrees, or lower, to
prevent bacterial growth.
The conference passed resolutions of '
support for tin* whole food administra- |
lion program, including federal license
for dealers.
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Coin in an Apple.
Albany, ore.—-When the Itev. f. L.
Schuster, pastor of the Evangelical
church here, startl'd to eat an apple
presented to him at a surprise i.artv
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here one evening recently, he found it
contained a sufficient quantity of gold
coins to pay the expenses of himself
and family on a trip to the minister's
old home in Ohio. He had been plan
ning to visit his mother and the con- !
gregation. learning of this, decided to ,
pay his expenses.
' SAWDUST IN GERMAN BREAD
Analysis Shows That About Two
Thirds Is From a Wood
Product.
Rome. I hat German bread is main
ly sawdust is now proved by a military
attache of the Swiss legation In Ber
lin. who returned to Rome ill with
dysentery. He brought a loaf
man bread to sec if it was rosponsibb
for his had health. Berne experts just
analyzed the loaf and found it con
tains corn, 12 per cent, barley. 22 per
cent and the remaining 6G per cent
was wood sawdust.
Broad tickets also are in force
Switzerland. The daily allowance is
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AMERICANS TELL VERDUN HORRORS
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bulances Won Honors Before
Enlisted Men Came.
BATTERED VETERANS RETURN
One Volunteer Describes Havoc
Wrought by Shell Dropped Among
Stretcher Bearers.—Two Hit
While Helping Wounded.
'Jew iork.—Some of the American
college hoys who went over to France
last May as ambulance drivers for the
excitement of the work behind the fir
ing lines are returning home because
the ambulance work lias been taken
over hy the United States army and
inen.
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« "> « " »Hums l».v iwo
j weeks ago. who wont over with h!s col
j lege unit to drive au ambulance at the
i front :
j The last six weeks we have been
; serving in the Verdun sector with our
base at Blcrcourf. which is eight miles
! from the town of Verdun. There are
two front posts for the ambulances—
\ Mort Homme hill and Hill i(04, which
i have figured in the news of the new
j battle of Verdun. For two weeks the
i French were preparing for the attack,
i and ihc roads were only passable at
night. The communication trenches
| were awful to get through, and were
made worse by the heavy rains. One
ui gilt last week two of the boys got
j lost In the darkness and could not find
) their way with their ambulance to the
i post. Finally they sighted two dark
; objects, which resembled French sol
| diet's walking along with their big
overcoats on. After jabbering their
peculiar brand of French for 15 min
utes without receiving tiny reply the
lost ambulance drivers discovered that
the dark moving objects were two
American army mules, unable to
speak or understand a word of French.
Hit While Helping Wounded.
"Two of our chaps were badly
wounded at one of the first-aid stations
while helping to load wounded men
into the ambulance. One was blown
right through the door of the shelter
hut and was discovered lying uncon
scions beside throe dead French sol
diers. The hoys who got them out hnd
to go through u gas attack and a bar
rage fige. Two of them—each ambu
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Faris lue
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idea a
ml mon
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is seen
on th*
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s of tb.
■ l'arisian
eapital.
250 grammes
. about
nine outi*'*
rs. SU
reason was they can no 1
home food by parcel pus
gar tickets soon will be issued, with
monthly allowance fixed at is ounces,
and rice nine ounces, ltutter is to in*
rationed too, the amount differing with
districts, but nowhere to exceed three
ounces a month.
NY' i 1 ii the institution of rations in
Switzerland hundreds of Herman and
Ytistrian visitors left for home, (»nt*
lilL
t send
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other, more potent, is that under the
Swiss regulations food tickets are
only issued after a thorough inqnb-y
about the visitors' nationality and
business. A large inflow of people,
intent on spying, thus is also stopped.
Mow Has Another's Nerve.
Chicago.—('apt. R. Hugh Kn.vvctt.
intelligence officer of tin* Fifteenth in
fantry brigade. Australian imperial
force, is on his way hack to the front
after being invalided home when a
German shell indicted twenty wounds,
U(»j- sire months lie was paralyzed, but
today in Chicago he was as vigorous
as ever, tin* resuir. lit* says, of the
transplanting of a nerve iron, another
man's leg to ids own.
Cuba is building a canal 112 mile'
long in the province of Mutanzas o
reclaim n large and fertile «rca.
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lance has two drivt rs—had no time to
get masks and wen* very sick after
it was over, hut they were going so
fast that there were no fatal results
from the gas.
" 'Mac,' one of our fraternity, has
been wounded In eight places. lie
lost his right leg and two fingers, while
his companion. 'Vet.' will have a stiff
leg nil his life from the effects of his
wounds. They have both got the War
Cross and military medals.
"The worst experience of all hap
pened to two of our college boys—Jim
Alexander and Taffy Young. While
they were driving along a road lined
with batteries, which the Germans
were trying to locate, with a wounded
man lying In ihe ambulance, a shell
burst right beside them.
"Just before that the wounded tnnn
sat up and asked for a cigarette, and
the shrapnel passed through thé cur
where his head hnd been resting a few
seconds before and struck the stretch
er hearer, who was looking out to see
where we were. He died-that after
noon. Had Jim hot ducked lie would
have lost a leg. and if Taffy had
(lucked ho would have been badly
wounded. The ambulance was shot to
Pieces by the shell, and th.-y had to
hold up the dying man for three hours
until assistance came. During the at
tack we had about twenty-four hours
sleep out of 1S4 hours, which was a
fair average for all the ambulance
drivers In our sector. During the Ger
man air raids one shell hurst within
twenty-five feet of our camp at Bler
court at midnight. The roads are near
ly Impassable now for automobiles. We
have been treated very nicely hy the
French colonel in command of the
branch • depot, who feasted our unit
with champagne, cakes ntnl cigars. nn<i
has given us seats for «!! the shows
gotten up hy the French soldiers.
Volunteer Spirit Gene.
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"Several colonels and majors of the
American Red Cross have visited us to
see what we arc going to do now.
They all admitted that we could do
more for our country by enlisting in
the regular army in Paris. This is.
for all the able-bodied men in the am
bulance service. We were asked to
enlist, if we preferred, in the ambu
lance service for the duration of the
war. but it would not i.e {j,e same.
Most of the boys dec lined, and we are
going to Paris t-> join up. including my
self. The old volunteer spirit in the
ambulance corps has gone forever_so
now for tite United States artlilerv or
air servie» in search of hdrentuiW'
HOME - READING COURSE
for CITIZEN-SOLDIERS
issued by The War Department and All
Rights to iieorint Reserved
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WARFARE IN EUROFE.
In jirevtous articles army lit. and
service have been described without
special reference to the changes
brought about by tin* present war.
There are important changes, and
methods of training and of fighting
used in previous wars must, of course,
modified accordingly.
The extent of these changes, how
ever is often exaggerated. At bottom
the qualities that make a good soldier
or an cllieient army remain the same
today that they were before the war.
j The changes that affect the individual
soldier have to do chiefly with weap
ons.
Hut behind every weapon there is a
man. it the weapon is to be used ef
fectively, the man mus» lie well
trained, disciplined, . ...... and brave.
iie must have spirit, tenacity, and self
reliance. Tin* big problem now, just
ev. lop
oldier
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lifTeremv pin!
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that self- •reliai
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(an in must pr
wars.
n Amt
•rican armies
this quality
always been hiuhly valued and
Well developed.
This war differs from previous wars
chiefly in the enormous increase in
the use of artillery. This is dm* partly
to the immense manufacturing re
sources of the countries at war, which
enables th(-m to produce great num
bers of guns and great quantities of
ammunition. It is due also to the
new methods of directing gun tire
from airplanes. It is evident that a
gun cannot he accurately aimed at an
object the exact location of which is
unknown. The airplane, however, is
able to bring hack nr signal hack this
information, so that the artillery may
now he used with much greater effect, j
The size of the guns and the force of
the explosive shells fired from them
have also been largely increased.
Partly as a result of these improve
ments in artillery. It has been neces- :
sary to develop better methods of pro- j
tection. The protection of troops con- j
sists of digging stronger fiel
tivnchments than have been necessary ]
in previous wars. Here we have the
main reason for the so-called "trench
warfare." which during the last three
years has largely ' taken the place of
former methods of moving armies
about freely until they came into eon
diet with each other. Digging trendies
and throwing up breastworks for prn
tection against the enemy's tire is. of
course, not a new thing in warfare,
It is being done in Europe, however.
on a much bigger scale than ever be
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In seeking protection against heavy
I artillery fire a very Interesting devel
I opment has taken place. This is the
use of various devices for concealing
field guns and troops from the view
of enemy airplanes. Sometimes trees
are brought up and planted near th**
object to he hidden. Sometimes the
cnin or other object Isas an awning
spread over it which is painted to look
from above like grass or earth. For
the same reason tents may be painted
in greens and yellows.
The chief improvement in methods !
of defending entrenched troops is the *
increased use of machine guns. Ma
chine guns must be put out of opera- j
I tion by artillery fire directed against ;
the gunners before infantry can ad- !
vane** directly against then). There 1
has been also a groat increase during !
the present war In tho use of barbed !
wire in front of the trenches as a i
means of defense.
The chief new instrument of war
fare developed during the present war
Is the airplane. As previously ex
plained, it is used for scouting, direct
ing gunfire, and dropping bombs. The
scouting machine Is usually equipped
with a large camera which takes a se
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are developed and compared day by I
day they give invaluable information I
as to the exact location of troops, guns j
and supplies. The scouting and bomb- ]
ing machines arc usually protected by I
swift fighting machines. Airplanes
have also heen used at times to de
scend close to the ground and fire i
from a machine gun upon bodies of j
troops.
Another very interesting and promis
1U
devic*
the "tank"
heavily !
armored machine so constructed that
it can advance under its own power
over almost any obstacles, and thus
lead an attack on enemy trenches. It
Is armed with machine guns. Armored j
motor cars have also been used effec- ,
tlvely under some conditions.
to
Tn the front line trenches men are i
often armed not only with rifle and j
bayonet, but also with bombs which j
can lie thrown by hand or hy machine, j
Another weapon of the trenches in- i 10
trodneed fiy the Germans, in spite of i
International agreements t<> the con- ! :U1
trary, is poisonous gas. Ttiis was at !
first very effective, since no defense j
against it had been prepared. At the |
present time, however, each man in or ! to
near the front carries a gas mask, i
which enables him to meet an attack I
of tiiis kind without serious injury. j
Back of the lines the organization of :
the staff branches of ihe service has j
been enormously extended,
are constructed up to within
distance of the front. Tt
supplies and ammunition
trucks 1 is been organized
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THE SOLDIER IN BATTLE.
Iter h<
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i ne averag( n villan. no
brave he may be. has little desire to go
into battle. Kven though he knows
very well that the chances of his be
ing killed or severely wounded are
comparatively small, yet the thought
of placing himself in a post of danger
face to face with a wdl-traincd and
courageous enemy is more or less ter
rifying to hi in.
This state of mind is entirely nat
ural. Every man goes through it. Tile
bravest soldiers of the Civil war and
"1 all wars testify to their dread of en
tering battle; but this Is a feeling ti n'
I'.aa be conquered even by a man who
is physically timid, it is related that a
veteran solder was observed by one <>
his comrades just before the battle of
.seven daks to In- white and trembling
ami was ivpr* a*-bed with being scared.
"1e-.' lie I * plied, "if y on \\cr<- 0 ( 1 !
' :i ' s,r • 1 d as I am. you'd be making
a dash for the rear." Ninety per < * n:
1 "V. lighting >o dauntl* s-dy
have doubtless passed
mib.r expcricttee and hold
in il i- path of duty only
ii masferv of thejr physical fears,
a man's military training pro
's Li*-- body becomes stronger, and
*>'(• bettor able to stand strain
, and intense activity, lb* grows aoou--
loined to the noise Of heavy firing. Me
I -"ts practice in handling his rille ami
his bayonet with skill, so that he be
comes confident of his ability to defend
himself, lie learns how to advance
over ground apparently swept by bul
h' !s without exposing himself to really
effective fir*'. II*' grows used to th« !
idea of meeting enemies face to face.
All your training as « soldier will
work toward putting you into condition
to meet the test of battle when the
time comes -with true American spirit
—with the intelligence and courage
that make eventual victory certain.
Private soldiers arc not required to
study tactical problems. These arc
solved hy the higher officers. But
every man should thoroughly under
stand the following elementary prin
ciples of combat :
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t* won by tin*
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It is
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him
spi
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leadership
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fine
eq'.l
ipmi a
t are *
of avail only when
each
pri'
ate d*
•es Ili
- utmost.
o.
Viet*
>ry il,
■pends more
on n»*rve
and
fighting s;
:>irit than on
tho
host
wea
ipons ;
im«l :u
•r.ior in the wi
>r!d.
D
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VO a r
tion alone n*
•vor
wins
victories.
Tho
army which
sms
V« ds
mus
q be !
ronilv
and anxious
to attack.
Th.
re an
■ many advantages
in t:i
dvini:
th«»
effet IS
The dcstruct 1*
III of
lios
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bes h
y heavy bombard:
:noht
prr<
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the a
Hack weaken:
s tho
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my':
s spirit and
sometimes le;
ids t«
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surr
vrulrr
of im
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no h
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to U
itfistand assault. Tho *
•hiof
tiie best
advantage, however, is the fact that j
ihe attacking side chooses its own time *
and place t<> strike, forcing the enemv
to readjust bis defenses accordingly.
It is always possible in battle for
good infantry to "defeat an enemy
greatly superior in numbers, but lack
ing in training, discipline, leadership.
! :,n< * morale. (Infantry Drill Kegula
* Rons, paragraph •*•*4.) In another place
' n regulations it is well remarked
j modern war requires but one
; -*md of infantry good infantry." Re
! member, too. in this connection (in
1 of her statement in the regulations,
! "hielt has been previously quoted, to
! 'he effect that discipline "is the dis
i Anguishing mark of trained troops.'
All these remarks tend toward one
I conclusion, namely, that the discipline
! of the army is a big factor in giving
! inen the tenacity which enables them
to go into battle with dauntless cour
age and to win victories. Discipline
can accomplish wonders even among
men who an* naturally lacking in
j brains and self-reliance. It can accom
I Pl* s h a great deal more, however,
I umong those who possess these natural
j qualities.
] Men who are thoroughly disciplined,
I :in< ' - vo ' within the limits of discipline
i m, 'i> " b** can always be trusted t
j themselves through until su*
possess the priceless quality of initia
tive. make ideal soldiers. Thev are rhe
pull *
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won. to hold nut against all odds.
Mi n of this type will be found In the *
! national army- lens of thousands <>f i
j hi tie
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•hem. If you have made up your mind i
to be one of them, see that you ent* r !
into your training with vigor and inter- I
est. Make yourself a thorough soldier
luiekcst possible time. Learn j
to obey orders without fear or question, i
Within tiie next few months the Na- j
i ti'*nal army will be formed into
j splendid body of troops filled with a
j spirit of loyalty and of enthusiasm I
j '°r our just cause, efficient from top I
i 10 bottom, in which every man will be !
i fitted and ready t * * do his duty. Sm-h
! :U1 army backed by all the resources of
! the country—resources of men, of
money, and of materials practically
without limit—is hound to go forward
to victory. There may be temporary
reverses and periods of gloom, as in all
other wars; but in the end victory
must and will i**• um,
This is the object toward which all
>'«»ur training is to be directed. Fut
servite to Lie nation.
into th it tra;
ring
all your own earnest
re-s.-- ami «-m
rgy.
! ii yourself to wear
with pri*L :.
ml i
redit the uniform of
au Anurie;;:»
( iti:
r.eti-soidier.
This i, the
mat
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K*( up tiio fight
Nature is try ir.g to .
lag tii wrongs that may exist.
Red bio* si, vira, courage. vb.Uity, a!',
seem lacking. No \i :.*. r you are nerv
ous and discouraged.
YVhy not call to yoi.r aid a strong,
dependable ally? Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery has for nearly fifty
years proven its merits os a most power
ful tonic and blood build* r to the many
thousands v;ho have been returned to
good health by its use.
Clear tho coated tongue, get rid o?
unsightly skin trouble. Let this remark
able remedy rid your body of tho im
purities of tho blood, l»*t It tone and
Strengthen you. It often cures tho linger
Ing chronic cough. •'
Dr. Fierce's Golden Medical Discovery
is absolutely herbal, fr.- from aie* hol
or dangerous habit-forc ing drugs. All
druggists. Liquid or tablets. Tablets
cost liut 60 cents.
Woodford,Tknn.— "This is to certify
that i have used
Doctor Fierce's
Golden Medical
"|( ; Discovery fur my
little boys,
had night
sweats, poor appe
\vn wg/rpf tire, saüow com
faf(Jj« W * Pici-un* ar.d had
"'i M quit growing, but
after giving him part of a bottle of
the 'Discovery' he commenced to gaiu
and grow, lie doesn't .have the night
sweats and looks much better. M«
otiur little boy had scrofula and this
medicine cured him after the doctor's
medicine had failed. 1 do not hesitate to
recommend the 'Discovery' a! .-ill times.'
—Mrs. Rosa Lew Hogan, Route 1.
Z. -5 1 *5.
two
I*
O.e
!
HOLES IN OTHER STOCKING
Aristicratic Customer Undone by Im
patient Clerk, Who Pulled Otf
the Wrong Shoe.
The aristocratic and plutocratic
looking young woman walked Into the
downtown shoe store, says the Indian
apolis News, und demanded a fitting.
(Demanded was the tone of voice.)
Majestically she lowered herself into
the regulation seat proffered her by
the manager of the department and he
assigned Classy Charles, the niftiest
matinee idol In tire shop, to tire cus
tomer.
The woman began by asking to see
everything that was shown in ihe win
dow outside. Classy ('. started out to
fill the order. He did. liut none of tho
shoes were good enough for madam's
dainty foot. As the day wore ou and
tli** customer stayed, C. C. began to
perspire. The other clerks looked on
and grinned. Not that they disliked
Charles, but, well, there was a feeling
among the fellows about him. All this
did not change the expression on Char
ley's face. It remained, that same
" inning smile. But finally after about
hnlf the stock bad been laid out for in
spection, the manager whispered to
Charles, "Are you that rotten'/" Which
made Charles as mad as conld be. He
forgot himself. He violated the first
rule of etiquette of the shoe clerk.
(No, It is the second; the first isj to
j ^ anf * nut the usual line about the
* Quality, etc.) He yanked *»tf in r left
! shoe - Lo, and behold, the stocking on
the left foot was full of holes! If
the right was perfect, what a flaw
in the woman's other piece of hosiery!
Tiie (,-lerks gasped. The woman scream
ed. The other boys laughed.
Then with a sigh of it-ean't-be
helped, she remarked : "But we won't
mind the holes." She bought a pair
of tennis shoes, high tops, ten minutes
later.
For the Soldier.
Buffalo will provide recreation Sot
selective draft soldiers in New York
state camps.
The wise man profits by tho experi
ence of others—at the same time mix
ing in a little originality.
Don't leave your faults lying around
for other people to stumble over.
Save
In the Use
of Wheat
By eating
All the food value
of the grain is used
in making this de
licious food; and its
blend of malted bar
ley not only adds to
its nourishing quali
ties but produces a
flavor of unusual rich
ness.
All Food —
No Waste!

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