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Richmond County Agricultural
Society to Open Affair To
morrow at Dongan Hills.
By Special Correspondent.
Tottenville, July 81.—Plans have
been completed by the Richmond
County Agricultural Society for the
iair and race meeting which will be
held at the fair grounds, Dongan Hills,
commcnclng tomorrow and continuing
for a week. Owing to the fact that the
"ïoclety was unable to get control of
the grounds until very recently, as It
was under lease to the Belgian gov
ernment as a collection ground for
their horfp*. the fair will not be ns
t»-i,i!-nbr~extensive as It will be In fu
ture years. It was announced.
There will be a cattle,- agricultural
and horse exhibit besides the dog show
which will be in charge of Vinton P.
Breese, who will act as judge. There
will be no. entrance fee to the dog
show. Entries which closo on August
1 at 10 Λ. M. should be made with
Frank O'Connell, dog secretary, New
York World.
The grounds have been reconstruct
ed and renovated. Tho hundred addl
tlonal stalls have been built and th
various equipment for a running mee
has been put In place. The Judge
itand which, for trotting races was
•ltuated Inside of the track, has been
moved over in front of the grand
There Is now between fifty and six
ty horses taking their dally gallops on
the course and by the opening day
three hundred will be on hand.
Th© officials are employed on tho
various Jockey club tracks.
The first race will start at 2:80 P.
M. each day rain or shine.
By Special Correspondent.
Tottenvllle, July 81:—Bids will he
opened tomorrow at borough hall, St.
—- George, by Borough President Van
Name for the removal ot the Hotel
8t. George, next to borough hall.
This Is the last ο{ the buildings to be
• removed tor the ^w court house
site. Work was etai. -nore than a
year ago on the ocnstru^ùon of the
hew building but the appropriations
have dragged along slowly since the
start for the removal of the several
buildings on the site that has held up
^the construction of the building that
is to take the place of the structure
at Richmond used for many years.
By Special Correspondent.
Tottenvllle, July 31—Draft notice»
have been received here for vhose' on
the list to appear for examination to
morrow at the headquarters of board
189 at public school No. 9, New l^iorp.
-Ι'Λ)ι vine Lf 1IJV i ■■■ s^t
eludes all that territory lying tr. the
twelve election districts from tlie 26th
New Dorp to the· 47th, Tottenvllle.
Augustus Marscher Is chairman of the
.local board, Dr. George Jessup Is the
physician, and F. M. Lambert clerk.
-John Kardos of 4,411 Arthur Kill
road, Krelschervllle, with number
ÎS8, the first man to be drawn for
ty Special Correspondent.
Tottenvllle, July 81—Albert C.
Odenwald, twenty-one years old, a
boiler maker residing at 635 Wash
ington street, Mariner's Harbor, was
fclven the alternative of paying $B fine
or spendlnfl ve days In Jail by Mag
istrate Handy In the first dlstrlot
ourt when he was found guilty of
peratlng a motorcycle without a li
cense plate on his machine. Odcn
■Wald was served with a, summons by
Motorcycle Patrolman Romer Sunday
afternoon, while riding his machine
in Amboy -road, Pleasant Plaint. He
paid the fine.
tu Special Correspondent.
Tottenvlllo, July 81—A watermelon
party and dance under the auspices
bf the Yataghan Club will be held
tomorrow vjight at the parochial
echool audf ®rlum ->mmenclng at S
o'clock. Th 're will be good music
ill attendance. The committee In
Charge of the arrangements are
[tanning to entertain a large number,
of guests at this time.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel B.Hayes, Mies
'Çatherlno Hayes, Mr. and Mr.i. Kd
tjrard Wagner and son haVe returned
home after an auto trip up the st^te.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Boyd uro lmma
fcfter a trip to Washington anil othe:
places of Interest on tltelr vacation.
Mrs. Benjamin Curtis, accompanied
by her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Wright,
left Sunday to make her home with
her son, C. E. Curtis, of Burlington,
Vt. Mrs. Curtis has been an Invalid
for four years and was taken from
here to the Orand Central stalon by
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Betts and
family motored through the
Orange mountains and to Kearny
Sunday. Major Joseph Betts, Sr., who
Is at til·? soldiers home at Kearny,
Returned home with them for a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Yetman and
eon spent Saturday and Sunday at
WoodMaven, L. I.
. Mrs. Joseph Llpman and daughter
have returned to Brooklyn, after a
Visit with her sister for the past two
we' ks.
Police Captain John J. Turley, of
th* 9#th precinct station, returned
ieflerday froiji his annual vacation.
.lmfctenant James Lawson, who was
In èommand during his absence. Is
jPAck to desk duty and Sergeant
jÇharles Lelbold, who was on desk
'auty, Is on patrol again.
f The food sale held by the Ladles'
'Auxiliary of the Rarltan Bay Park
Improvement Association Saturday at
jthe club house, was 3, success and a
igood sum was dealized.
A short meeting of Bentley Lodçe,
No. 670, Odd Fellows, was held last
/" Precis* Bostonese.
/ Humane Officer—"I trust that you
weed your horses with punctuality."
Iprlvef—'rNo, ejr; with hay and oats."
{•«-Boston Trnnscriot.
99th Precinct Awarded Second
Honors, With 171st, Brook
lyn, in First Place.
By Special Correspondent.
Tottenvllle, July SI.—In the recent
emergency mobilization of the Homo
Defense .League throughout the entire
greater New ïork, the 99th precinct,
Tottenvllle, carried off second honora
In the announcement made by A. M.
White, aide of Police Commissioner
Woods aud head of the Home Defense
Bureau. The 171st precinct, Brook
lyn, that was given first honors, barely
nosed out in the race, because the hon
ora were so even with the local pre
cinct that It waa difficult for those to
The mobilization was held on July 5
and more than 8,000 men responded
at the various police precincts In the
five boroughs ready for duty. Tre or
der was issued to the captains of the
various companies of the league at 4
o'clock In the afternoon to have their
men report at 8 o'clock sharp.
Captain Matheson reported here 108
out of the 110 members οϊ the local
precinct. This was nearly 100 per
cent. Captain Matheson has since re
ceived a letter from Major Walter W.
Price of the Staten Island leagues con
gratulating him and his ottlcers and
men on the efficient standards they
have attained.
The third honors went to the 38th
precinct Manhattan. The members of
the league here have done consider
able duty during the past several
The spot census was taken Just af
ter the military census of Juno 6 and
now each member is doing two hours
patrol with a regular patrolman. Po
lice Captain Turley, who organized the
league more than a year ago, is Just
ly proud of Its members for the work
done and the honora received in get
ting second place In the mobilization
test and of the showing made at the
review held at Curtis field on Sunday,
July 1. It was believed all along that
the local boys would get first honors
with the number reporting for duty.
Only two men were misstng—one had
gone to Plattsburg and the other was
in Brooklyn Indisposed. The following
la Mr. Price's letter to Captain Mat
Home Defense league,
Headquarters of the Aide to the Po
lice Commissioner of
Staten Island.
July 18th, 1817.
Capt. Mathes Matheson,
Company A, 99th Precinct,
Tottenvllle, θ. X.
Dear Captain Matheson:—This
morning I was highly gratified to re
ceive official Information from Mr. A.
M. White, aide to Police Commis
sloner Woods and head of the Home
Defense Bureau, to the effect that In
the recent emergency mobilization of
tKe Home Defense League throughout
the entire city of greater New York,
the 99th Precinct, Richmond Bor
ough, carried off second honors, so
closely following the 171st Precinct,
Brooklyn Borough, that a decision
was very difficult.
Third honors went to the 38th Pre
Wlrec mirffUfc- ΤΙΓ tJaniifLlta.-i 'Alluw
me to congratulate you, your officers
and your men on the efficient stand
ards they have attained, and to
thank you for all the credit you have
brought to Staten Island.
Yours very sincerely,
9y Special Correspondent.
Tottenvllle, July 81—Mrs. Dagmar
MacFarland, of Springfield, N. J., has
addressed a letter to the postmaster
of Richmond Valley, requesting Infor
mation and a description of -the body
and clothes of the man found daad In
the woods at Richmond Valley two
weeks ago. She states that a member
'ιf her family had been missing about
that time and that they feel very anx
ious. The letter was turned over to
the NEWS and a clipping of the story
appearing the day following the find
ing of the body containing full de
scription has been forwarded to her.
ί}·ι Rn mini ίΊ nrrPKrinn rim f
TottenvlUe, July 31—Mis» Jose
phine Starkey and MIsb Maude Mur
phy, two high school girls, residing
sit Pleasant Plains, accomplished the
teat of swimming acros the Staten Is
land sound yesterday afternoon. They
started from Bayard's Beach In Perth
Amboy, and swam to Bay Cliff Park,
iccompanled by the Bay Cliff Division
of the Volunteer I,lie Saving boat,
manned by several of the crew.
Mrs. William Clark and children
ire home from a visit In Manhattan.
George A. Wood, finance clerk of
he senate, Is home from Albany for
ι few days. He will return to the
:apltal when the legislature convenes
η extra session.
Rev. F. W. Bloat, pastor of St.
Mark's church, has been granted the
nonth of August for his vacation.
George Cole, of Station avenue,
jnderwent a serious operation at the
3taten Island hospital Saturday.
Chauncey B. Manee Is spending his
vacation at home.
George Smith, of West New Brigh
ton, was in town yesterday.
Leon Dennis was a visitor In Perth
Amboy yestordav
Claude Oandy has enlisted In the
signal division of the aviation corps
ind Is at Fort Slocum.
George Mitchell, of Mt. Loretto,
ι special patrolman attached to the
ninety-ninth precinct station, who
was appointed to the force last week,
s at the school of lnetructlon In
Manhattan for the probationary perl
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Graham, of
Perth Amboy, spent the week-end
iiere with friends.
Mrs. Louis Parks, of Bridgeport,
2onn., visited her parents in Prince
Bay last week.
Richmond Camp No. 8 5, Woodmen
sf the World, received one applica
tion for membership at Its meeting
Friday night at AmJcltla hall. After
[he meeting a supper was served at
Schuler's hotel.
Help· Asthma and Μην Fever
Now comes the season when hay fe
ver and asthma cause thousand· to
suffer. "I have been troubled for years
with asthma." writes E. C. Sonaaf,
Creston, O., "and find Foley's Honey
and Tar the only thing that gives me
relief. It loosens the phlegm so I can
throw It off and sleep. Had to »lt
nights In my chair, not seiner able to
He down, before using Foley s Honey
and Tar." A standard family ΓβιηβΊίν
tc- coughs, colds, croup. Bold every
Board Reports That There are
Over 1,600 Illegal Occupa
tions of Riparian Lands.
£? 1/ Special Correspondent.
Trenton, July 81—With Governor
Edge present for an hour and taking
active part In the deliberations, the
State Board of Commerce and Navi
gation held a special meeting yester
day afternoon to consider Its future
policy on riparian lands owned by the
state. It was reported that the board
had discovered more than 1,600 lïle- I
gal occupations of riparian lands, cov
ering all sectlone of the state. It Is
estimated that If the board proves the
right of the state to all these lands It
will mean an lncomo of close to fl,»
000,000. The situation Is an Import
ant one because the Interest from all
riparian moneys goes to the support
of the public schools. It Is said that
probably In a majority of the cases
the state's lands have been occupied
through Ignorance. Some of the cases
of "squatting" Involve large tracts of
valuable water front property, while
many are such unimportant occupa
tlans as small boat wharves.
One case Is that of the Pennsylvania
Railroad Company which for more
than six years has had possession of
some 400 feet or riparian land along
the Hafkensaek river where Its new
line lnt\f New York city through the
tunnel crosses. The board has fined
a price of $20 a foot and will prose
cute the claim In the state courts. It
Is alleged that the Florence Iron
Works at Florence on the Delaware
river, is also an offender.
President J. Spencer Smith, of the
board, declared today that all the
offenders will be prosecuted and
' > '1 4 Λ VI fl ir urlf 4 tl f4lia ψ Λ
Btate. As th«re Is much legal work
to be done, the board will likely be
allowed special counsel. Governor
Edge listened with much Interest to
this report and agreed with the board
that the cases should be prosecuted.
The board decided to have all the
riparian lands re-mapped and put on
systematic basis, shoeing every grant
and lease, in order to prevent "squat
ting" In the future.
It adopted the policy that where
persons, corporations or municipali
ties object to the price put by the
board upon riparian lands applied
for, the board consider a lease or a
revokable permit to use the lands,
pending a final determination in the
matter. At present there is no ap
peal from the prlco fixed by the
board and whero It has been deemed
too high the matter has dropped, re
sulting in no development of such
tracts. Ill . U· '
The board took steps to meet the
views çf the Interstate Palisades
Park Commission with reference to
the application of the latter body for
the use of 1,600 feet of Hudson river
front lands along the park. As the
Income will go to the school fund,
some of the members of the Com
merce and Navigation Board thought
full price should be charged, even
though it was paying state money
from "one pocket to the other." How
ever, it was decided to accept from
the Park Commission a revokable
permit, that body to pay the state a
percentage of any Income derived
nig Fmturce Coming
The ^
are ecïiedulé3' to appear Si ails pop-'
ular playhouse In the near future,
Including Evelyn Nesbit Thaw and
her son In "Redemption," which re
cently closed an extended run at the
Globe theatre In New York! "Par
entage," the picture that broke all
records at the Rial to; "I Believe,"
soon to be offered at the Criterion
and also David W. Griffith's famous
historical spectacle, "The Birth of a
Nation." Mary Plckford, in "The
Little American," is featured for
Thursday and Friday of this week.
Request For Pliotograplis.
By Special Correspondent.
Trenton, July 81—Chief Engineer
William Black, of the War Depart
ment at Washington, has sent a re
quest to the State Department of
Commerce and Navigation for six co
pies of the photograph recently taken
of New York harbor for the ϋβο of
the ylepartment In the New York bay
lighterage flght and other Important
The protograph* are to be used by
the chief of staff and the secretary
of war m supposed plans for the de
fense of the harbor and the request
for them Included the word that the
plotures be sent as quickly as possi
LOCAL 0PflmrtE*6UE
By Special Correspondent.
New Brunswick, July 81:—Owing
to the excessive heat but little busi
ness was accomplished at the meet
ing of the Middlesex County Local
Option League, held here last night.
K. P. liodan, vice president of the
league, presided In the absence of
the president, Ezekiel Barclay, of
The committees having the Ques
tion in charge of interviewing the
eaders of the two parties relative to
getting their views as to how they
itand on the question of local option
ivas continued until the next meeting
jf the league and four members ap
pointed by the presiding officer to
"wake the standing committee up"
is It was expressed. Tho additional
members named were: Republican,
H. C. Brown, Jamesburg; 11. Van
nest, New Brunswick; J. W. lSrrlck
lon, Dayton; J. M. Crabiel, Milltown.
This committee met following the
session and made plans for the work
that they are to do.
Representative Lewis, of the Local'
Option Loague, in a short report said
that he had made an attempt to In
terview some of the candidates for
office and that Assemblyman Schnei
der, of New Brunswick, was the only
man whom he oould see and he
proved "vory buoy" when he called.
When asked what was his stand on
the looal option question Mr. Schnei
der Intimated that he will make no
change in his policies or his plat
A discussion followed relative to
the candidacy of J. V. B. Wlcoff, of
Plainsboro, for assembly this fall.
He was undecided as whether to
make the run or not. It was general
ly conceded all around that Mr.
Wlcoft was really too good a man to
waste on the assembly office and that
he was being groomed for the senate.
Rev. H. M. Lawrence offered a
prayer for the success of the cam
paign and adjournment was taken
until August 13, when a full member
ship 1b wanted as much important
business will be transacted at this
Twenty experienced truck drivers
twenty helpers and ten expert me
chanic» are needed at once by the
American Red Cross for service In
FraiXA according to a cabled request
Just received by the Red Cross War
Council from Major Grayson, M. P.
Murphy In charge of the Red Cross
mission to France.
The mechanical squad will Include
master carpenters, body builders,
painter·, machinists and electricians—
two each. The truck for which driv
ers are sought are of two-ton capacity
and will be used In the rapid transfer
of Red Cross supplies from seaports
to their destinations, a Bervlce made
necessary by the congested condition
of the rallroais In France.
Volunteers beyond military age have
been asked for this service by the
American Red Cross to work without
compensation and Red Cross official*
are hopeful that employers of motor
drivers and the other expert help re
quired will contribute the services of
the me.i, paying their salaries while
In Red Cross service.
Tliç Red Cross will pay the trans
portation and living expenses of the
men while abroad. It Is the Inten
tion when the men are recruited to
give them Intensive mechanical train
ing, some drill and If possible'some
preliminary instruction In French
JiltMH uo οΐ,,.,,αΓ Ivi L,I(1 « Ο,.
butions of large organizations to the
Red Cross staff at headquarters which
Includes nearly seventy-five volun
teers, many of whom are paid ,by out
side organizations while working for
the Red Cross.
Offers of assistance along the line
of these Red Cross needs should be
made to A. W. Staub, director of the
Atlantic Division of the American Rod
Cross, Metropolitan Tower, Now York
city, or to the nearest Red Choss chap
β ι/ Special Corrteponaen ».
Keyport, July 81.—Inglts M. Up
percue, heud of the Aeromarlne Plane
and Motor Company, located here, has
presented a car to Harold Dolan,
formerly a demonstrator for the Cad
lllao company and now α member of
the Seventh Regiment Mr. Dolan
was Immediately assigned as a serge
rnt to drive the car of Colonel Wilbur
C. Flsk, commanding officer. When
Mr. Uppercue learned of this he im
mediately presented the demonstrat
ing car to tho Seventh Regiment for
th* use of Col. Flske.
The car has been painted the reg
ulation army Jchakl and Is completely
equipped for hard service. That Mr.
Uppercue Is taking a special Interest
In the preparation of the United States
Is proved by the fact that he also pres
ented to the aviation section of the
New Jersey Naval Reserve a large
gray tractor machine containing a
ninety horse power engine which was
capable of making great speed.
The hydroplane wa used by the
aviation section until an unsuccessful
flight caused the demolishing of the
By Special Correspondent.
Keasbey, July il.—Willow Grove,
Keasbey, wan the pretty scene of ono
of the best outings or clambakes ever
had !n this section, Sunday afternoon,
.when Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Smith con
ducted a clambake In honor of their
friends. The bake and activities start
ed early In the morning and lasted till
late that night. It was a sociable
crowd and everyone seemed to enjoy
the affair which was a complete success
Muslo was furnished by some local
talent. Singing and dancing was also
enjoyed by all. In the afternoon the
married mon and the single men
played a hotly contested hard fought
game of basohall, the single men win
ning, 8-7. The lineup of both Is as fol
Married.—Mat. Smith. Charloe John
son, Edward Johnson, Bill Hellker, A.
J. Schmidt, John Comlnlck, A. Jack
son, Joe Jellicks, M. Schaub. Single—
3. Marsh, B. Marsh, E. Jarosky, J.
Lamp, B. Marsh, P. Schmidt, L.
O'Pohntll, A. Van Oleff, R. Romer.,
Parlor activities were the feature of
the evening. Selections on the vtc
trola were rendered.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
Matthew Smith, Q. Marsh, B. Marsh,
and 8. Marsh, Ed. Jerosky, John Corn
mlnlck and wife, Jens Lamp. William
Hellcker, Ed. Johnson, Charles John
son of Perth Amboy, Mr. and Mrs.
A. J. Schmidt and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Schaub, Lena Madarlsca, of town, Mis»
Mae Mundy of Metuchen, Anna Hansen
of Fords, Elsie Haspldor of Perth Am
Foley Cathartic Tablets »re a whole
some physio that thoroughly cleanse
the bowels, sweeten the stomaoh and
arouse the liver. For Indigestion, bil
iousness. bad breath, bloating, gas. or
constipation, no remedy Is more highly
recommended. Sluggish bowels are the
direct cause of many Ills and the Indi
rect cause of many more. Undigested
food poisons the whole system. Don't
be careless. See that your bowels are
regular. Keep flt. Then you will feel
fine. Sold everywhere.—Adv.
A large banner bearing Its name
will be given to the Young Judea
Club selling the greatest amount of
chocolate, It was decided by the choc
olate campaigners last night. So far
the "Flowers of Zlon" are In the lead,
but the "Brandets Zlon Club" Is not
far behind.
Tho banner will be given with the
Idea that It Is the reward of merit,
and not to stimulate Interest, for the
zeal of tho campaigners Is not flag
ging, but rather growing greater as
the campaign progresses.
The question of a social at the olose
of the campaign was considered by
the committee, but no definite conclu
sion could be reached, as the uncer
tainty of the weather might spoil all
plans. Deliveries of orders taken last
week will be made this week. The
committee Is busily engaged In count
ing the campaign receipts for last
•M—.nr FnR THF niTMAS
Pauline Frederick, the screen's
greatest emotional actress, has tempo
rarily forsaken her customary "heavy"
roles and In "Her Better Self," which
comes to tho Dltman tomorrow, Is
seen as a young society butterfly In
love with α very serious young doc
The story deals with the way Viv
ian Tyler, pampered daughter of
wealthy parents, successfully bridge*
the vast gulf of poverty which yawns
between her and the man she loves
who Is a charity doctor.
When their mutual attraction for
each other has brought about a situa
tion almost demanding that he pro
pose to her, he Is forced to tell her
that their marriage would be utterly
Impossible. "You could not stand
even a week of my life," he told hor
The way she secretly plans to take
this test, coming to his sanatorium to
help and mingle with his co-workers,
but is at last discouraged, not by the
endless squalor and drudgery of It but
ter discovering what she thinks Is a
l&.e affair betweon him and α girl of
the streets who worships him, makes
a situation that Is thoroughly grlp
pllng In Its Intensity and great "hum
an Interest."
Returning to her homo, Vivian loses
all Interest In her life and allows her :
parents to announce her engagement
to a foreign baron whom she socretly
despises. The latter urges an early
wedding, but a telephone call from the ι
young doctor brings her back to him
to try again.
But tho gill who had caused their
first misunderstanding soon widens the ι
gulf between them by committing sui
cide. The blame attaches to the doc
tor who chivalrously allows himself to
be Indicted because he thinks he la
shielding Vivian.
The tanglo of circumstantial evi
dence Is at last unwound however by
Vivian herself and the happiness of;
the lovers only heightened by their ter- !
l-lble experience.
By Bpeciat CoiTeepondenf.
Trenton, July Jl:—Governor Edgo j
has Just received word from Wash- ,
'ngton that President >>0^.
iTnflrrr.ed ih« j-eo/vmji— "»
(he governor for tho three Federal ;
District Exemption Boards for New
Jersey. Each board Is composed of
Ave members.
Morn Pay for Glass Workers. /
Atlantic City, July 81.—Wages Willi
be Increased among various journey
men employed In tile manufacture of
flint and lime glass. This was the de-j
clslon Saturday of tho representatives
of tho National Union of Journeymen!
and the National Association of Man-1
ufacturera. There will be an ad
vance of ten per cent, for tho workers
on blankets for cutting In the cut glass
branch of the Industry.
An advance of fifteen per cent, was
allowed to about 600 workers In the
machine pressed branch of the trade,
to take effect September 4, In plants!
located chiefly In Pittsburgh, Jean
netto and Glassnort, Pa., and Ohio and
Indiana. This Inoludes fish jars, salt
and pepper shakers, table Jars, lantern
globes and kindred ware.
tu Special Correspondent.
Trenton, July 81:—Governor Edge
ma received word from Provost
iluiHhal Oeneral Crowdor at Waeh
ngton to deslgnato one member of
lach of the exemption boards In the
itate a notary public. This la author
zed because the solectlve service aot
ailed to provide that theae boards
should have power to take affidavit»,
ind It would cause much embarrass
nent and expense In the hearing of
:ases to be wlthlut this service rrom
he boards.
To 8cw Jersey Star on Flag.
Trenton, July 81—Acting upon ■
suggestion from Secretary Charles Vf.
Alexander of the-cltlxens' committee
an the fiftieth anniversary of th·
ploslng of the Civil War, GovernOt
Edge has designated Miss Dorothea
9harp of Palmyra to sew stars repre
senting New Jersey on two flag·
which will be unfurled slmultan
îously In Philadelphia and Paris. SI*
French and seven American youpg
women will be selected to sew the
atais, each of which represent one of
tjiieteen οιΐκίηαΐ states, upon
ΓΤΤ^ι. - * - —*
Pire Without M/iti-lics.
Port Royal, S. C., July.—How te
Iglit a fire without matches Is an lm-'
portant part of the training given to
United States Marines at this station.
The primitive flint and steel, used
ong ago by our forefathers, and the
>ld "wood friction" method borrowed
from the Indians have been revived,
so that the soldiers may dispense with
natches when dampness renders them
Bullfrog etopped Business.
Faucets In Michael Do Roan's bar
ber shop nt Dobbe Ferry, N. Y„ sud
denly stopped running, and all cus
tomers had to bo turned away while
plumbers searched for tho trouble. At
last they opened a supply pipe and
drew forth a live bullfrog which
weighed raoro than a pound.
The French Socialist leader whc
led opposition to war vas aesassl
luted in a Paris cafe three rears ago
today, July 31, 1814.
Find anotner Socialist.
A weapon
left Md4 Mint, note under right arm.
That most successful of all remedies
for woman's ailments, Lydla B. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound, owes Its
origin to a botanic recipe which came
Into the possession of Lydla B. Pink
ham about fifty years ago.
This recipe had proved so effective In
the practice of a «Killed physician that
Mr·. Pinkham procured the herbs and
steeped and prepared tnem in true old
time fashion on her kitchen stove for |
her friends and neighbors who suffered
from woman's alimente. "Toe fame of (
the virtues of this wonderful medicine
spread, until it is today recognized as .
the standard remedy Uii woman's ills.—
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