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PERTH AMBOY EVENING NEWS
Published Dally sacspt Sunday at Jefferson Street coruei of Madleon Avenue. Perth Amboy. S. J by the PERTH AJIBOY EVENING NEWS COMPANY Telephone 400-401-402 J. LOGAN CLEVENGER Editor D. P OLMSTEaD General Manager Subscription Price by mall, including postage and war tax. 1 month. €5 cents; l ,>ir'*a?«ri4 at Post Office at Perth Amb^r, N. J.. ae second class mall matter. Branch Offices—New York. F. R. Northrop. 303 Fifth Arenue; Chicago. Suite Iff Association Bui Mia g. Communication# Ths Xvealn., News is always glad to receive communications from Its readers, aut letters Intended for publication must be reasonable In length and must be signed •y the asm# and address of tbs writer. If requested the name will not be published unless personalities are lndolged In._ _ Member of The Associated Press . „ Ths Associated Press it exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news despatches credited to It or not otherwise credited In :h!s paper and also the local n-w* puM ed herein. M .... The Evening News la also a member cf ths American Newspapers Publishers Aasociatlon and the Audit^ liurenu of Circulation. < 9 SHERMAN LAW, TERRA COTTA AND COAL Now that the terra cotta manufacturers have pleaded guilty to one of the indictments brought against them for violation of the Sherman anti-trust law and the other four indictments found have been dismissed, a few remarks on this Sheriman law and the terra cotta business as compared with the coal business, for instance, might not be amiss. In the first place, the Sherman law is about thirty years old. What might have seemed like a crimft in business methods thirty years ago may be looked upon in an altogether different light at the present time. It is a notorious fact that there is hardly any line of business where the Sherman act is not now being violated. The old cut-throat policy which drove so many industries and business houses into bankruptcy no longer exists. These are days of big business. A business to compete in a large way has got to be big. It was Theodore Nlioosevelt who tried to-distinguish between the good and the bad trusts. He was ridiculed when he did it, but time has vindicated the stand he took. But the Sherman law does not discriminate between good and bad combinations. All are classed alike and should the law be strictly enforced, as there seems to be an effort to do now, the jails would be filled with our prominent business men and manufacturers. The Sherman law, if it is to be enforced, should be amended so as to be brought up to date. To allow unre stricted combinations in any line of business would be dan gerous, of course. There must be some regulation. But modern business methods must not be impeded by any act of thirty years ago. m< • _ 1 i.. -- irt/liAlnrl lonomlx' An 1 O 1 I1C tC 1 1 Ob 1.U 11U 1UV.II ” v** v -O-'J ground that they were partly responsible for the present house shortage. They were charged with forming a combi nation to restrain trade and boost prices. Perth Amboy being one of the centers of the terra cotta industry, will be sur prised at such a charge’as this. It is well known in this vicinity that the terra cotta business has not been very prosperous in recent years. It is well known that the attempt made eight or ten wears ago to form a terra cotta trust utterly failed. While several of the plants entered into the proposed combine, enough refused to do so to upset the plan and. incidentally, those who stayed out came near ruining those who went in The trade had hardly recovered from the tight that developed in the busi 'Sqess as a result of that effort to combine when the war broke Du*lsind the terra cottajiidustry was shot to pieces. AM through the war when other industries were making Iheir millions by manufacturing war materials many of the terra cotta plants in this vicinity were shut down completely. One or two managed to maintain a semblance of operation through a contract with the government to manufacture clay “bombs” used for training purposes, but this was a mere bagatelle compared with the legitimate terra cotta business that had been utterly ruined. The thousands of terra cotta workers in this vicinity can testify to the slack times and lack of work in this line of industry all through the war and since the armistice was signed, as well. If there has been any agreement between the different terra cotta concerns it certainly- has not profited they very much for the terra cotta business hereabouts has been considered anything but prosperous for some time past. In fact, that is about the last industry that would have been thought of here as being the object of an attack by the government. IV. ^ 1 /lArvI noc<l lliiis on! ion 11 (ffi inct ♦ I i r? c vuuuvi *ju» —r—•• cotta men with the way the coal operators have been allowed to have everything their own way so long. The terra cotta men are accused of being one of the hindrances in the way ftf home building and therefore, it is claimed, they should be punished. But how few people there are affected by the price of terra cotta as compared with the number of people affected by the price of coal? Investigation after investigation—which is about as far as the government ever gets in the matter of coal—has show'n the rankest kind of dealings with the public. The Maekay Commission, which is now once more investigating he coal situation in New Jersey, has again exposed the work ings of this nefario'us combine. It is only a repetition of the testimony of previous investigations yet there is no district attorney willing, apparently, to take up the cause of the public in this regarch The poor who buy their coal by the bucket are paying in some nearby cities at the rate of f?30 a ton for coal. Yet the government will go after an industry like the terra cotta business, struggling to get on its feet once more after the blight of the war when it was shut down completely, while the coal barons keep up their brazen de fiance. It is not denied mat mere is an organization oi terra j cotta manufacturers—what line of business does not have its organization these days? But knowing the heads of these industries and being more or less acquainted with some of the problems that they have had to contend with in recent years, the people here cannot believe that any organization that may have been formed has existed for any other purpose than to advance the industry in every legitimate way, work ing in friendly competition rather than using the old cut throat methods that once was so disastrous to all lines of business. Government officials are to he commended in their ef forts to protect the public in every way, but why should they concentrate their activities on the comparatively small and inoffensive industry with its lack of great wealth and influ ence, and continue to ignore the rich and powerful coal bar ons whose product goes into every man’s home and who, numerous investigations have shown, are deliberately rob IjH the people in one of the mo9t essentials of life? The Portly Porter and the New Tangled Dust-Pan—By Fontaine Fox. * I HASKIN TELLS OF MAIL IS LOST Daily Letter by Frederic J. Haskln NEW YORK CITY, Dec. 10.—If you fail to receive a letter when you know one is due, don't give up hope. You are apt to get it in the long run. A letter written in New York nine teen years and five months ago was delivered in Philadelphia just the other day, while in another case re cently reported a letter was deliver ed nearly half a century after it was mailed. Such instances, of course, are not common. The majority of mail that is lost is lost forever because it is stolen and destroyed by thieves, the post office authorities rarely recovering letters and valuables disappearing in this way. But letters are often de layed and lost through other, some times curious, means. "For example, letters occassional ly get stuck in the mail boxes,” says a post office worker, ' but the fre quent jarring of the lid gSherally dislodges these without great delays. There is also a chance of a letter falling through a crack or getting behind a partition in the wall, to remain there unmolested until the wall is torn down and to be found occasionally. But the most extensive cache is in old mail taiga. Negligent clerks fail to shake out all the let ters the last time the bags are used, the sacks may remain for months in a storage house and the mail lie undiscovered until the bags are sent to a repair shop.” iiuaintance knows of at least one case In which such an accident had very serious results. A young girl who was in New York attending Co lumbia was engaged to a college youth whose father was a prosperous business man in a New England city. The couple were to be married and the young man taken into his fath ers business as soon as he graduated from college. A few months before that event, however, the father sud denly went into bankruptcy under most distressing circumstances. Iioro la-tter I amt. The boy immediately wrote to the girl-in New York, releasing her from the engagement. His letter was not precisely gentle, for he had been un prepared for the castroplie and his pride was hurt. Among other things he pointed out that he would not be able to support a wife for some tune to come, because he would have his father’s debts to pay off. The girl wrote back, refusing to give him up and explaining that she could, if necessary, support herself. This let ter somehow got lost in a local i^wJt office (the post office worker blames a mail bag) und was not delivered until r»o years later—two years too late. In the meantime, the girl, who also had her pride, had married someone else. «.i---' ma41 to reach its destination each year, of course, because it is misdirected. Ap proximately 325,000 pieces of mail are received daily in the New York post office which are insufficiently addressed—a total of 118.625,000 a year. All of this carelessly ad dressed matter is handed over to searchers who give it what is called directory service—that is, they look the addresses up in various city di rectories. This misdirected mail costs the government a great deal of money, which eventually comes out of the taxpayers' pocketbooks. The direc tory service in the New York post office alone necessitates the employ ment of 125 clerks at an annual ex pense of $225,000 for salaries. Sim ilar conditions prevail in all large cities and it is estimated that the annual cost of such service through out the entire country is $5,000,000. Hence, the postmark publicity campaign last year, which urged us to direct our mail to street and num ber! The necessity for this precau tion is still being emphasized by local postmasters. It is suggested by the postal authorities that all firm let terheads should bear the street ad dress, and that in every case the full name of the addressee tie given in stead of merely the initials. In ad dressing a letter to a building, it is also advisable to include the name of the street upon which the build ing is located; because in every city there are many buildings bearing names with which the distributors in the post office are unfamiliar. As a further precaution, the Post Office Department suggests that the address of the writer should be placed at the top of every letter and a return address should be written or printed in the upper left-hand corner of every envelope placed in the mails. Address Cleurly. It would also be a great boon to the post otfices of every city if peo ple would take the trouble to write clearly and correctly instead of treating envelopes as if they were scratch pads. One letter a day for each family of five persons is the postal record of the United States, and it ts estimated that one family in every ten puts a badly addressed letter in the mails every day. The time required by experts to decipher the nation's weird penmanship nat urally causes delay. Now. during the Christmas season espeeilly, the co-operation of the public is requested in facilitating the rapid handling and movement of the postal matter. Most people have been considerate enough to do their Christmas shopping early this year, thus relieving the strain on depart 1, -============.<== ment store employes and Incidental ly on themselves, but they are not likely to be so thoughtful of the over worked postal clerks, who are al ways buried in packages during the last few days before the twenty-llfth. In this Anal period, delays and losses are bound to occur. The Post OfAce Department has taken laborious precautions to in sure the safe handling and delivery of the malls. In addition to main taining a large staff for interpreting the mistaken directions of the pub lic, it haB lately adopted elaborate measures to combat theft. Among these is the requirement that all pos tal employes be Anger-printed. It is constantly establishing new regula lations, new systems and new rec ords for cutting down losses of mail from all causes. Accidents, of course, are inevitable. Bandits are still nu merous. But a much higher state of efficiency could be reached, if the public would only do its part. Learn One New, Thing Every Day BULLETINS BY THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCLE TV , • ' i BAALBEK: CITY OF THE SUN fiOD Baalbek, in Syria, which In the days of Augustus Caesar would have been given a rail column on the front page of a newspaper, had there been such a medium for the transmission of news, now presents a plea to the public in a small stick in newspaper dispatches to note that it prefers attachment to the Grand Lebanon rather than annexation by Damascus. "This namesake city of the sun god once enjoyed a position of great commercial importance, as it was on the direct route to Syria from Egypt and the lted Sea, as well as from Tyre to Syria, Asia Minor and thence to Europe,” says a bulletin of the National Geographic Society from its Washington, D. C„ head quarters. "Though its earliest history is shrouded in darkness, it is certain that at a very early date it was a chief seat of sun worship. Lying in the plain of Buka'a about forty miles from Damascus in a well watered area which forms a watershed for the Orontes river, along whose val ley the armies and traffic of all ages have passed to and from Egypt, it attained a position of prominence in the early Christian era. • Cleopatra's Needles “The Greeks, during the Seleucid ian dynasty, changed the name of Baalbek into the Greek equivalent for 'city of the sun-god.’ Heliopolis, and this was subsequently adopted by the Romans. The city, however, is not to be confused with the cele brated Heliopolis of Lower Egypt, which was the seat of the Egyptian worship of the sun. In the latter the two obelisks, known as Cleopa tra's Needles, which now mark the skyline in London and in Central Bark, New York City, originally stood. Aoove me neierogeneous collec tion of low tlat-roofed mud cottages that constitute the present city of 2.000 Inhabitants, the stately ruins of what must have been one of the most magnificent of Syrian cities now stand out as a tribute to the energy and culture of a people, the long arm of whose power was felt throughout the then-known world. “Most of the known history of the plaea dates from the time when Augustus planted a Homan colony there, as tire coins of Heliopolis in the first century show. The temple, which ligends among the inhabi tants say was built by Solomon, was in reality founded by Antoninus Pius that adopted, son of the Emperor Hadrian whose reign is almost a blank in history because during it practically all wars, violence and crimes ceased, his thoughts and en ergies being dedicated to the happi ness of his people. Imposing Huln a We ld Wonder "The Imposing ruin well might be classed among the wonders of the world. Upon a base which still shows the names of Antoninus Plus and Julia Domna, the architects reared the Temple of the Sun, a rec tangular building. 290 feet long and 160 feet wide, whose roof was sup | ported by fifty-four Corinthian col umns, the circumference of which was 22 feet and height 80 feet— giants in comparison to those on the United States capital in Washington. It stands upon a platform on the Acropolis which measures 1,000 feet by 450 feet, and was originally en tered by a broad flight of steps, but when Kaiser Wilhelm was engaged in restoring the ruins In 1905 he put in the place of this stately ancient approach a narrow modern stair case. "With the exception of six of the columns, little of the temple is now standing. Perhaps the-most remark able feature of the structure, not withstanding its size and the beauty of its conception, is the fact that such enormous blocks of stone were used in its construction* Some of them measure 60 feet in length. "The god, Baal, whom the Greeks identlfled with their sun-god Helios and the Romans with their Jupiter of Heliopolis, to whom the temple was erected, is usually represented as a beardless youth wearing a long drapery of scales and carrying a whip in his right hand and thunder bolts and ears of corn in his left. “Constantine used the temple as a Christian church. Theodosius the Great wrought havoc in- it, using portions for another church which he built nearby; earthquakes have done their deadly work to its walls and columns; the Arabs used it as a fortress, when they sacked Baalbek in 748 A. D.; Timur the Lame pil laged it in 1400; and the Turks took possession of it in 1517, the pashas of Damascus tearing down the mag nificent pillars for the iron with which the.stones were bound togeth er. In spite of the misery and mis rule which the city has experienced since, it stands as one of the most stately ruins of the ages.” Relieves Headache | A little Musterole, rubbed on fore head and temples, will usually drive | away headache. A clean, white oint ment, made with oil of mustard, I Musterole is a natural remedy with f none of the evil after-effects so often caused by# “internal medicine.’* Get Musterole at your drug store. i 35 A 65c, jars A tubes;hospital size,$3. BETTER THAN A MUSTARD PLASTER JERSEY TIRE 00. Agents for Kelly Sprinfield Truck Tires Day and Night Service 14^ New Bruns. Ave. Tel. 2218 CHURCH HEAD BLAMES LOW ) WAGES FOR LOW MORALS By WORTH M. TIPPY Secretary. Federal Connell of the Churches of Christ In America "If a man gets low wages, he ean’t lead a moral life," said recent ly an official or •> railway brother hood. a former engineer of a west ern road. "When a man’s wages are low, he can’t live well, his clothes are not respectable his food Is poor, his homo is unattractive, he dodges the rent in a pinch. “His pleasures are necessarily cheap since Jje cannot pay his way to the better forms of amusement and he therefore tends to the en joyment of bodily appetites. “His wife and children are drag ged down with him. They live in poverty and wretchedness, and are humiliated, and unhappy. "There has been 100 per cent Im provement In the morals of railway men in th- SO years since I began railroading, and itvhas been due mainly to increased wages and short ened hours, making home life pos sible to single men and a better home life to all. "We now have music In our homes and ca. go to good shows. We dress respectably, educate our children, lay by for a rainy day, and many of us own our own homes.” He was right. It Is with morals as with the death rate. Theoretically a man and his family can got along on a scant income, but A a matter of fact, investigations by the chil dren’s bureau of the Department of Laftior have revealed that the death rate of children in home* "where the wages'of the father are low aver ages one out of three while in homes of workmen who are well paid it la one out of twelve! America Is not Independent of for eign competition, and cannot finally escape the lew of supply and demand at home When wages are too hU,h, commodities are too costly, deiland falls off, foreign goods appear In the home market and an unemployment sets in which is as deadly in its ef fect upon toe workers as low wages. • What is needed is, first an ef fort on the part of employers to con sider their business as a social trust, to keep the wages of all as high as possible and to 3ee to it that the wage of unskilled workers do not fall below a level of reasonable sub sistence. This demands the use of research to determine what arp the needs of such workers in a given community, not what is a bare subsistence for their families. It is a simple matter. Family budgets have been worked out by federal officials and charity organization societies. The employer has but to check these up with rents and prices in his own community. I do not hesitate to say that until men receive wages sufficient to main tain their families decently, employ ers should conscientiously restrict salaries, profits and dividends. In the second place, every ef fort should be made to maintain a relatively high level of wages by lowering operating costs through ef ficient management and by elimina tion of Industrial waste. In this effort tho workers are mor ally bound when a given firm is do ing its best to maintain wages to co operate by careful workmanship, ca-eful handling of tools and ma chines. economy of materials and honest production. YOUR WORTH BY DR. W. E. BARTON Before the war England esti mated that every pauper cost the government or the community sup porting the pauper $6,000. On the present scale of living that cost would be greatly Increased. Paupers are rather long-lived. When a man goes to the poor house and accepts the situation without further mental protest, he eats as much as is good for him and has clothing ana shelter sufficient for his simple comfort, P/obably the average American of 40 or 50 has cost ten times as mucr as the British pauper. Be tween the payment of the doctor and the nurse at one end of life and the doctor and the undertaker at the other end lies for the aver age American I judge not less than $100,000 which somebody has to pay. The average man must be worth this sum to the community, or the community w'ould long ago have gone bankrupt. The average man produces more than he consumes; he is an asset instead of a liability to the community. But that is not true of every man, nor is It true of any man who merely balances his own account during the years of his productivity. The man who, during the years when he is earning money, con sumes his earnings for himself, is a pauper. He owes the community for his care during the first 20 years of his lire and he will be still further In debt for his care in his last years. You have cost society up to date, let us say, about $100,000. Have you put back into the assets of hu man life $100,000 over and above your keep? Has your constructive labor added that amount to the tangible assets of the human race? If not, you certainly do not de serve to be buried in a metallic cof fin; the world ought to have at least the fertilizing value of what will be left after you have wasted so much of what you really owed humanity. The man who merely pays as he goes may deceive himself; but he is not really paying the expense of his own board. He owes more than that.' Ary man is a grafter whose in come is larger than his.service to tlje community. BY I>R. R. H. BISIIOP Since prohibition there has been more poison, masked under the name of whiskey, swallowed luck lessly than we should attempt to reckon. Many people have learned to drink since it has become prohibited in the same spirit that the small boy goes behind the barn or garage to indulge in a cornsilk cigaret. Were they drlking ante-prohibition liquor, the harm to theij systems and es pecially to their livers would not be ■so gre«.t. The liver will bear up under con tinued Btrain for an amazing length of time. But when it does break down it is difficult ever to repair it. The quickest way to wear out the liver is by making it continually fight against poisons thrown into the body. One of the liver’s greatest du ties is to protect the body from tox ins or poisons. It will do this ef fectively for along time. For instance, a man drinks a little too much whisky or some other alco holic beverage. Even if it is good | whisky he throws a strain on the liver. The liver does its work and the man either feels no effects or ho finds the need for a purge after which he feels better. He keeps up this habit for years and then sud denly he finds he has developed cir rhosis of the liver. Poisons against which the live! protects us are not always poisons when they are swallowed. The bac teria in the laj-ge intestines make poisons or toxins out of certain parts of the food substances. They are ab sorbed into the blood streams of the intestines, and the liver, when work ing properly, can convert them into harmless chemicals. Some organs like the lungs are li- * able to infection, but the liver is very seldom crippled except from over work. Bad habits, again we see, are the forerunners of much illness. _..... . _. . VIII 111 . I1IUUOI uil Ullp.ll.ui Mrs. G. Grab. 3116 Washington ave.. New Orleans, La., writes: "My child had a cough so bad she would almost strangle coughing. Foley's Honey and Tar relieved her cough, and 1 recommend it to any mother.” Foley's Honey and Tar gets right at the seat of trouble, clears nose and throat of mucus, heals raw and in flamed surfaces, loosens tightness of the chest an# checks croup, whoop ing cough, bronchial and "flu” coughs.—Adv. t |-- -- ...> EVERSHARP PENCILS are new but very popular as a useful, yet inexpensive gift. Priced from 50c to $25.00 at the. . CITY PHARMACY, INC. The Home Drug Store I 285 Smith Street Corner Oak. ' I 801 Ua 4 aa< 60 Days of Thrift Dec. 1, 1921 to Feb. 1, 1922 To Encourage Thrift—To Teach Economy / . / ONE DOLLAR OPENS AN ACCOUNT IN OUR SPECIAL DEPARTMENT. AND WE PAY i • i (Ask For a Little Home Bank) _ 1 • * Perth Amboy Trust Co. ‘‘A GOOD BANK TO BE WITH” SMITH AND HOBART STREETS j iV . .. i Questions-Answers ^ Any rCMer can get the ansffui u» any question by writing The Perth Amboy Keening Newe Information Bureau. Frederlo J. Hack in. Director. Washington. D. C. This offer ap plies etrlcily to Information. The bureau cannot giro advice on legal, medicinal and unanoial troubles, it does not attempt to eeitle domestic troubles, nor to undertake elhaus ;lr« research on any subject. Writs Sour question plainly and briefly. iva full asms and address and en close two cents in atanmps for return j postage. All repllss are sent direct to the inquirer. I W- now many years nu u oeen possible no talk from New York to San Francisco by long distance?— r. L. A. The Chesapeake and Ohio' Telephone Company s^ys the long distance line between New York and San Francisco was first opened on January 25, 1915. Q. What division in the United States Army advanced the farthest during the var?—L. O. B. A. The War Department says that the 77th Division advanced tjie greatest distance against the en emy. This division Tnade an ad vance of 71% kilometers or 44 mites Q. How long are the rails used by railroads?—J. O. R. A. The Bureau of Railway Eco nomics says that the standard length of a steel rail is 33 feet. However, there are many rails owed that vary from 30 to 60 feet in t length. Rails vary according to ' location, longer ones being used in tunnels, shorter ones on moun tains. Q. Is it true that frogs and toads have been found in freshly broken margle 05 granite?—R. R. A. Such tales are not credited by scientists. They originate in delib erate misrepresenattion or misap prehension on the part of tro orig inal observer. <J. What is the story of Barry, a St. Bernard dog?—M, A. P. . A. According tio legend Barry was shot by a traveler, whom he was about to rescue, in mistake for a wolf. His body was stuffed .and is to be found in the Natural History Museum at Berne, Switzerland. Q. Who was the original of (Jains' Borough's "Blue Boy?”—A. D; 1». A. Jonathan Butthal, the son of a wealthy ironmonger of London, was the original "Blue Boy" in the portrait by Gainsborough which bears that name. Q. What is picric acid?—W. IV. A. Picric is the acid obtained by the action of nitric acid or phenol or allied! compounds. It is bitter, poisonous and unstable when heat ed.. It is used as a dye and in the manufacture of 'explosives. Q. VVhat« was the meaning ol “Oom" Paul?—**M. C. A. The word ■’Dorn" as applied to Paul Kruger, President of the rransvaal is ,a! Dutch word mean ing ‘•uncle.” » Q. Why was Maiden Lane, Lon don. so called?—C. C. H. A. The name is said to have been given from an image of the Virgin which stood pn this street. Q. How is the length of a stop determined ?—M. W. i A. tfo ascertain the distance cov-1 sred in a step or stride .measure from heel to toe or toe to toe. Or dinarily the pace is estimated at 2.5 feet; but in measuring distances by stepping the .pace is extended to three feet (one yard) or to 3.3 feet (one-fifth of a rod.)) Q. What was the original A-no. me?”—K. L. A. Thq term “A-no. one” origi nated as a symbol in the classlflea lion of wooden ships by Lloyd's Maritime Insurance Association. It denoted that the hull equipment at the ship in question were in good condition. MICE iSfc SI//? OM SIMS Two can give cheaper than one. One more trial and Fatty Arbuckle frill be Skinny Arbuckle. Way of the trespasser is Vosted. Money talks in all languages. Italy mils it a lire; so do we! j If Christmas does bring peace in ' [reland Lloyd George will claim he s Santa Claus. _____0 Charity may cover a multitude ot ilns—but it covers more backs. Every third farm has an auto. Dther two-thirda must raise com. Wonder if the Bolsheviks will nake a lot of good revolutions for Jew Year? Babe Ruth needs a big salary be muse of the high price of fines. A dentist may tell you to take care >f your teeth and hope you don't. Under the proper trariff we can sll in the coast and "Watch the rest of he world come buy." And now India wants the same ifter as Ireland. The sun never sets in the British troubles. Films may come and films may to. but they'll be called "flllums" orever. • j About 105,000.000 people think ^ hey had packages in four mail acks burned on a New York Central rain. Fast as the world gets better omebody invents something. G<jod times or bad times, there's •ne old thing we always hang on to nd that's street car straps. They call them quark doctors be ause they are all bill. The Louisiana couple married at :,000 feet in an airplane came to arth quicker than most couples. Professor Roubaud figures a fly, las 3.985.969,389,755,100 deseend mts in five months. Suppose she ackled every time she laid an egg? Cheer up! Only 300 more years intil 2222. • Yatcrouu’s Ideal Fountain Pens | nake a most useful holiday gift for ,ny one: they may be had, or order d with special designs, initials, or odge emblem engraved on it. From 12.7% to 925 00. nt the CITY PHARMACY. INC. The Home Drug Store S5 Smith Street Corner Oak.