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INCREASE ON FLOOR ASSEMBLYMAN HAM BRECHT’S AD MINISTRATION BILL IS SLATED FOR DEATH. WILL OFFER AMENDMENTS Author of Measure Declares Actual Added Cost to University's Foreign Students Will Be $26. Madison, March 23, 1915. Assembiyman George Hambrecht will make a hard fight on the floor of the house to save his bill providing for an increase from SIOO to $l6O In the tuition fee for foreign students, at the University of Wisconsin. The measure has been reported out for indefinite postponement, but Mr. Hambrecht feels that he has a good cause and that the measure may be saved. “The opposition of the un versity to the proposed increase in tuition fee,” said Mr. Hambrecht, “is not consistent with the much discussed policy to keep the university a school for the poor man's son. My proposal is made in the interest of democracy at the state institution. “The bill appears to call for an in crease of SSO. The tuition fee of $l5O 1b to include all incidental fees, so the increase actually amounts to but $26. I have offered an amendment to the bill, which means that in many cases, the tuition fee will be wiped out. I propose free scholarships for foreign students and any outsiders who win these scholarships will have their full tuition fee remitted. It seems to me that by placing a premium on brains, my bill will result in direct benefits to the individual foreign student, and to the Wisconsin boys and girls who are thrown into association with such students.” To Take Up Good Roads. The question of good roads, in the shape of highway bills, will come up before the senate special committee on highways and the assembly com mittee on state affairs. Medical matters will occupy much of the time of the senate committee on education and public welfare. The Tomkins chiropractic bill will be heard and the committee will have a hearing on the big medical bill and al so the Fairchild bill on hydrotherapy. The former unquestionably will attract a large attendance at the hearing. The Martin bill regarding the refer ence of sites for courthouses to a vote of the people will come up for another hearing before the committee on state affairs on the senate. The Waldron bill, which would insist on no one en gaging in street trades before arriving at the age of manhood, will come up for a hearing before the assembly committee on municipalities. The Heim bill regarding legal notices will come up before the judiciary commit tee of the assembly. Anti-Tipping Bill Passed. Tipping was dealt a blow in the senate when the upper house, by a vote of 27 to 4, passed the Bosshard unti-tipping bill. Senators Huber, Perry, Stevens and Tomkins voted against the measure. If the bill be comes a law tipping will be made punishable by a fine of $5 to $25 or thirty days in jail. The measure now goes to the assembly. Senator Bosshard denied that an anti-tipping law would take its place with the anti-cigarette law and be come a dead letter on the statute book. “Fifty thousand traveling men,” he said, "will constitute an army of detectives iu Wisconsin who will see to it that this law is en forced. Tipping has become a form of petty graft. People are tired of the holdup, but to refuse a tip is to be subjected to public humiliation.” County Option Discussed. County option, as it is involved In the Jenson bill, 242a, was considered by the assembly committee on excise and fees. The bill provides that the question of county option, whether people of the entire state wish to adopt It or not, shall be submitted to the electors of the state at the general election in 1916, and if upon that vote a major ity of the electors vote in favor of county option, then the law shall be come effective and counties then, up on petition of a certain number of the electors, may vote wet or dry for the entire county. Bradley Bill Reconsidered. The Bradley bill repealing the law of 1913 appropriating $45,000 for a physical training equipment at the La Crosse normal school, was recon sidered. Mr. Kurtenacker of La Crosse had moved reconsideration of Shawano Medics Meet April 14. Shawano.—The Shawano County- Medical society will hold its quarterly meeting in Shawano on April 14. and a banquet will be given at night. Visi tors will be taken to the hew $22,000 theater. Orders Drink: Then Dies. Racine. —Ted Gargus. a Polish labor er. walked Into a State street saloon and ordered a glass of beer. Before the bartender had served him he fell to the floor dead. Heart disease. Takes West Point Examination. Beloit. —Quartermaster Sergeant Ed win Crouch, company L. a freshman in Beloit college has returned from Fort Sheridan where he took the medical examination as a candidate for ap pointment to West Point. New Church for Menasha. Neenah. —The Episcopal church con gregations of Neenah and Menasha have purchased the M. H. Ballou prop erty in the latter city, the intention be ing to er ** * hnPd’ng thereon. Fai mtrx Win Verdict. Neenah.—William F. Naulin, a cheesmaker in the town of Menasha. charged with underweighing milk brought to his factory by farmers, was ordered to pay back $153. that being the value of the milk, when brought into court in this cit>. Gets Order From Africa. Port Washington. —The Gilson Gas oline works has received an order for seven gasoline engines to be shipped to Delagoa bay. South Arrica. the vote by which the bill was or dered to engrossment. Mr. Kurten acker made a long speech in opposi tion to the bill in support of his mo tion to reconsider and was seconded by Messrs. Gruenewald, Dickie, Of ster, Whitcomb, Minkly and Falk. Mr. Bradley opposed the move. Re consideration was favored 57 to 33 on a roll call. The senate passed the Fairchild bill giving the governor power to make the state militia conform to the national army in equipment, etc. Three Bills Killed. Mr. Nelson’s bill providing that the Deerfield Poultry association share in the aid to poultry associa tions was ordered to engrossment as was the Shutler bill relating to county training schools. Three bills were indefinitely post poned, Kent’s 71a, providing for a referendum on the free list book question in Milwaukee; Mr. Wal dron's 88a, relating to uniform text books, and Pieper’s relating to coun ty training schools. Passes Lunch Bill. The assembly passed the Smith bill authorizing school boards in cit ies, villages and towns to furnish luncheon and meals to pupils in pub lic schools at cost. The bill was op posed by Assemblyman O’Brien of Kewaunee and Assemblyman Don nelly of Milwaukee. It was supported by Assemblymen Smith, Minkley and Schroeder of Milwaukee, and Ofstie of Eau Claire. The assembly killed the Zinn bill, prohibiting employment bureaus from charging persons for whom they get jobs, a fee for such service. Mr. Zinn, author of the bill, speaking for it, said that the employer instead of the em ploye should pay the employment agent’s fee. The bill was postponed, 31 to 32. Engross School Bill. The Latng bill, appropriating $15,- 000 for thirty high schools in the state to hold ."inter terms of school for pupils unable to attend the reg ular term, was ordered to engross ment and third reading. The assem bly adopted a resolution introduced by Assemblyman Grell of Jefferson on the death of former Assembly man C. F. Viebahn of Watertown. The assembly committee on educa tion recommended for indefinite post ponement tho Hambrecht bill increas ing the tuition fee of nonresident stu dents at Ihe university of Wisconsin from SIOO to $l5O a year. Grant Use of Chamber. The assembly granted the use of the assembly chamber to the Madison post of the G. A. R. for April 3 5 for a cele bration of the semi-centennial anniver sary of the battle of Appomatox. Col. J. A. Watrous of Milwaukee will be the chief speaker of the celebration. The special joint committee on investiga tion of state departments introduced three bills. One creates a department of agriculture, a secord creates the Wisconsin state board of conservation, and the third combines the office of state fire marshal with that of state in surance commissioner and makes the insurance commissioner ex-officio state fire marshal. The bill were referred to the committee on revision. The Culbertson anti-hazing bill was ordered engrossed by the senate with out debate. This bill makes hazers subject to a fine or jail sentence, and faculty members must report cases of hazing or suspected hazing to the pol ice, and if they do not they are subject to a fine or imprisonment. Senator Jennings introduced a bill providing that in cities of the first class the mayor, treasurer, controller, com missioner of public works, city engi neer, city clerk and members of the common council and all ward aider men shall be elected for a four year term, commencing and after the first | Tuesday in April, 1916. The senator also introduced a bill to abolish second choice voting. Demand Report of Survey. The assembly adopted a joint resolu tion offered by Assemblyman F. L. McGowan providing that the state board of public affairs shall file with the legislature not later than May 1, its survey of the University of Wis consin and the state normal schools. Mr. McGowan said the affairs board has spent considerable money in its investigative work, and he considers it time for the board to file its report. Predictions are being made that when the Stemper bill is taken up by the assembly there will be a call of the house. This is made on account of strenu ous efforts being made by both friends and opponents of the bill to hold or gain votes. Each side is determined to have every member on record and to do this a call of the house may be necessary. A change of four votes will defeat the bill. The antis have been working day and night trying to get the needed four votes. The senate committee on state af fairs recommended that the Jennings bill, making election days in Milwau kee holidays, for indefinite postpone ment. Charge Bear With Murder. * Wausau. —Douglas Grizzly Bear has been held without bail for trial at the next term of Marathon county Circuit court on a charge of murder, it being alleged he murdered his wife. Anna Grizzly Bear. Transfer Salvation Army Head. Wausau. —Adjutant Hanson of the local branch of t ie Salvation army, has been transferred to Ishpeming, Mich., and Lieut. Lewis of Eau Claire is to succeed him. Burglars Break into Saloon. Kenosha.—Burglars broke into the saloon of Joseph Orth on the Burling ton road north of Kenosha and got away with a wagon load of liquors and cigars. It is declared that they took half the stock in the saloon. Neenah ,I Drys" Plan Campaign. Neenah.—The we: and dry issue may be put to another vote here this spring. A meeting of “drys - was held recently to disruss advisability of putting the question to a vote. Fire to Be Investigated. T.a Crosse. —J. F. Baker of Madi son, assistant fire marshal, has been called here to sift the death of Even Evensen and the fire which destroyed his home. Mr. Evensen carried $14.- 000 insurance on Lis property and left an estate of $17,000. Large Addition Planned. Manitowoc. —The American Seat ing company will bcild a large addi tion to present buildings here add ing 14.000 square feet. THOUSANDS WILL CULTIVATE BEET SUGAR MEN SEE GREAT ACTIVITY IN THE COMING SEASON. PRICES RAISED BY THE WAR Agents of Companies Are Now Getting Contracts From Owners of Land Who Will Devote It to Beet Raising. Madison.—Six thousand Wisconsin farmers will plant sugar beets this season as a result of the increase in the price of sugar brought about by the war. Officials interested in the Menomonee Falls, Chippewa Falls and Madison sugar plants have announced that these factories will run. Whether the factory at Janesville, the fourth Wisconsin plant, will be started, has not been announced. The planting of sugar beets begins about May 1. Agents of the com panies are now getting contracts from the owners of land who will devote it to beet raising. The average Wiscon sin farmer plants about three acres of beets, and each factory can handle the crop from about 6.000 acres. That means that 2,000 farmers must be signed in territory tributary to each factory. The average yield is eleven tons per acre and the average price is $5.50 a ton, delivered at the shipping point. The sugar factories will open about Oct. 1 and will remain In operation for ninety days. Each Wisconsin plant represents in outlay about $760,000 for building and equipment. AWARDED $14,000 DAMAGES 7 Year Old Minnie Extra Wins Against Chicago and Milwaukee Electric Company. Kenosha.—The biggest verdict, in a personal injury suit ever filed in Kenosha county, was returned in the suit of Minnie Extra vs. the Chicago and Milwaukee Electric railway com pany. The child is 7 years of age and lost a foot as a result of being run down by a car on the lines of the defendant company. The jury valued her foot at $14,- 000 and the verdict declared that the cause of her injury had been negli gence on the part of the motorman in charge of the car. The guardian of the child in his suit had asked for $30,000. The verdict was a compromise. At torneys for the company moved to have the verdict set aside as exces sive and declared their intention to take an appeal to the Supreme court. BOOSTER CAMPAIGN PLANNED Palmyra Business Men Appoint Com mittees to Help Improve Their Town. Palmyra.—The Business club plans a big booster campaign for Palmyra. A committee was appointed to learn what could be done to get an electric light plant. The club voted to make arrangements for shelter for farmers’ teams, ard rest rooms for women will be provided. April 19 to 24 was desig nated as “clean up week.” Plans were made to celebrate Old Settlers’ day on June 17. Free band concerts will be given Saturday even ings during the summer. Are Running Full Time. Ashland. —The veneer plant of the Kiel Woodenware company of Glid den, which has operated at Mellen six years, has resumed its ten hour run in the mill which was aban doned immediately after the Euro pean outbreak. The Foster-Latimer Lumber company is running day and night and the tannery at Mellen, which has been shut down for some time, resumed operation recently, getPng hides from South America. State Banks Prosperous. Madison.—Resources of state banks and trust companies at the close of business March 4 were $247,545,513.88, a gain of $7,476,796.18 for the period since Dec. 31, 1914. The increase over the total resources on the same date a year ago was $3,400,603.87. There are now 686 state banking institutions, an increase of eight since Jan. 1. Farmers Get More Phones. Washburn. —Another farmers’ mu tual telephone company, the fourth in olraost as many weeks to be formed in this section, has been or ganized here. Neenah Man Heads Trustees. Neenah. —C. R. Smith of this city has been elected president of the board of trustees of the Winnebago county tuberculosis sanatorium. No selection of a physician to take charge of the institution has been made. “Suit Clubs” Must Quit. Racine. —District Attorney Storms is to dissolve so-called “suit clubs,” which have been flourishing for some time past. Barber Leaves Big Estate Oshkosh. —Charles Barter, who died March 9, left an estate valued at between $175,000 and $200,000. according to the will, which has just been filed for probate. The personal property is estimated at approxi ; mately $160,000. * Heads Temperance Workers. Wausao.. —A. R. Bucknam, former Wausau citixen, has been selected state superintendent of the Temper ance federation of Arizona. Supervisor, 83 Years Old, Dead, Ripon. —John Grant, one of the old est members of the county board of supervisors, is dead at his home here, at the age of S3 years. Mr. Grant was a member of the county board twelve or fifteen years, representing the 4th ward at Ripon. Railroad Man Becomes Deputy. Bamboo.—W- H. Hatch, formerly with the Northwestern road, has ae j eepted the position as under .er.ff ! for Sauk county. FARMERS INCREASE IN STATE Estimated That One Thousand Havi Settled in North in Last Five Years. Madiion. —Statistics show that the immigration of farmers in Wisconsin is increasing enormously, while emi gration is decreasing proportionately. This is particularly true of the upper part of the state. The principal reason assigned for this, by agricultural experts, is Wis consin’s superiority over ether farm states i.n the average production of crops to :he acre. It is estimated that 1,000 farmers from other states have settled in northern Wisconsin in the last five years. The reason is seen in the government’s figures covering the common crops of corn, oats, wheat, rye, barley, potatoes and hay. Hay is expressed in hundredweight instead of tons to equalize values in comparison with the other products, which are giv en in bushels. The average production per acre of the crop is shown as fol lows: Upper Wisconsin, 346.3 bushels; Minnesota, 267.2; lowa, 248.2; Ohio, 247.2; North Dakota, 241.8; Nebraska, 228.4; South Dakota, 226.6; Indiana, 220.2; Kansas, 209.2; Illinois, 199.3; Texas, 193.3; Oklahoma, 192.6; Mis souri, 157.5. DIES OF BULLET WOUNDS Marion Veterinarian Held Following His Alleged Shoot’ng of Un welcome Visitor. Wausau.—Gustave KL nel, 48, Mar ion, died at St. Mary’s hospital here as the result of a wound from a bullet which penetrated his groin. Dr. G. W. Krubsack, veterinarian of Marion, who is under arrest, is alleged to have fired twice at Kinkel as the latter was leav ing the back door of the Krubsack home. Kinkel had been warned by Krubsack to keep away from his home, according to Krubsack. On returning home from a call the veterinarian found the man leaving the back door of the Krubsack home, and he is al leged to have fired two shots from a revolver. After being brought to the Wausau hospital, Kinkel is said to have admitted that he was to blame. Kinkel was born in Germany, lived at Marion for several years, and leaves a wife and three children. LABOR TROUBLES STOP WORK Workmen at Marinette Quit When Non-Union Men Are Hired. Marinette.—All work has stopped on Marinette’s new $150,000 high school as a result of labor difficul ties. Workmen who objected to the employment of non-union labor were discharged. Later Bert Childs, vice president of the International Brick layers and Masons’ union, arrived here. In anticipation of a general strike, J. H. Anderson, superinten dent of the Bailey-Marsh Cos., which has the contract for the work, laid off all the men on the job. CHEESEMEN ELECT HEADS S. J. Stauffacher Chosen President of Southern Wisconsin Associa tion at Monroe, Monroe. —The following officers were elected at the close of the annual convention of the Southern Wisconsin Cheesemakers and Dairymen’s associa tion; President, S. J. Stauffacher; vice president, D. E. Davis; secretary, Her man Regez; treasurer, Joseph Trumpy, director, Fred E. Benkert. According to resolutions adopted, the state legislature will be petitioned to enact a bill allowing the manufac ture of Swiss cheese from partly skim med milk. Warden Fathers Essay Contest. Neenah.—A bird essay contest is to be conducted here by Deputy Game Warden H. H. AlbrechL A gold medal will be awarded to the boy or girl in any grade school in Neenah or Menasha offering the best illustrated essay. Yeoman Lodge at Oconomowoc. Oconomowoc. — s * new lodge of Yeo men nas been formed at Oconomowoc by State Manager D. C. Voss. Dr. Russell Jones was elected foreman and F. R. Poe correspondent. Invite Mrs. Pennypacker. La Crosse. —Mrs. Percy V. Penny packer, president of the National Fed eration of Women’s clubs, has made a tentative acceptance of an invitation to attend the state convention here next fall. Kenosha Pioneer Dies. Kenosha. Mrs. Rebecca Weyhe Watts aged 82, widow' of the late Robert Watts and pioneer of Keno sha county, died at the home of her daughter. Shoe Company Dissolves. Jefferson. —The P. Herlighy Shoe company, formerly known as the John Beck company, has dissolved. After all expenses were paid, stockholders received 45 cents on the dollar of what they had paid in. Farmers' Club Names Officers. Ashland. —The Barksdale Farmers’ club annual election of officers result ed as follows: President, Otto Regline; vice president. William Stocks and sec retary and treasurer, James Frisbie. Human Chain Saves Life. Superior. —A human lifeline, hastily formed by employes of the Soo line merchandise dock, saved John Hag strum. a lumberjack, from death when he broke through the ice while walk ing across Superior bay. Department Now Motorized. Beloit.—The last step in complete motorization of Beloit's fire depart ment was taken here in the sale of the big team that 'or years has drawn the hoot and ladder truck. Towns Plan to Secede. Superior.—Fearful, it is said, the ! "drys” may be successful in their | campaign to eliminate saloons from the city. Allouz and Itasca, which to | gether make up the Tenth ward, are i planning a movement to form a separ | ate corporation. Kewaskum Plans Homecoming. Kewaskum. —The Kewaskum Ad vancement association has decided tc hold a monster homecoming eel-bra i tion on July 24 and 25. WAUSAU PILOT F ■ Laura Jean Libbeu's Talks on Heart Topics ■ B (Copyright, 1915, by the McClure Newspa paper Syndicate.) THE HOUSESHOLD PROBLEM. On what strange grounds we build our hopes and fears; Man's life is* all a mist, and In the dark our fortunes meet us. Whether we drive or whether we are driven. If ill. ’tis ours: if & ,and, tbo act of heaven. To the girl who must make her own way in the world the choice of occu- pation, at the out ' set. is a grave problem indeed. If she picks up any r ■ dally paper she finds columns de- Toted to the ad those who are eager to offer HH .*•- women in the ca maids. cooks, and v f ' general house ' *-C I|r '< & workers. She may "i find two or three wlm*f 'V * openings for s t e n o graphers, . • " % mentioning, how ever, that they must be experienced, which she is not. No store clerks, factory hands, milliners’ or dressmakers’ helpers are wanted. The only position open to the great army of young women looking for work is in households. She secures a place of this kind aft er going the rounds, as a last resort. No matter how amiable the mistress of the home may be, if she is maid of all work, the pleasant smile may lighten her heart, but it will not light en the burden of work her hands, and hers alone, must accomplish. Hard as the toll is, most girls would not complain if a little sunshine could drift In now and then to dispel the gloom of the steady, monotonous grind. Willfully blind is the mistress, who cannot see that an injustice is done to the maid who is refused the health-giving privilege of an after noon a week to get out of doors and breathe God’s free, invigorating sun shine, and every other Sunday for herself as well. It Is the monotony of the work that causes girls to shrink from engaging in it. Few mistresses take the trou ble to consider how pitifully disheart ening is the houseworker’s lot. Up In the morning at dawn, ill or well, through zero winter weather or sum mer heai, going through the same duties of getting a hearty breakfast ready with the utmost dispatch. If the chops brown occasionally a trifle too much, the eggs play a joke on the three-minute process, or the biscuits refuse to raise quite enough, not one mistress In fifty is wise enough to wait until they are alone to Inquire about it, but takes the maid angrily to task before the entire family at the table. To offset this lonely existence, what are her pleasures? Visiting her girl friends on her outing days, and often er than not helping them in their tasks, or bringing her hard-earned wages home to the old folks, who grow each day more dependent upon her earnings. People who do not un derstand set up the cry: “Why don’t girls who are looking for work take positions to do general housework, where their wages are paid regularly and a roof and good food furnished them?” Money, a roof and food furnished are not everything. Who can blame the young for craving evenings to themselves for amusement and the em ployment which permits them this felaxation after the day’s labors are over? Housework would not be dread ed as an occupation by young girls If the matter of recreation for them was entered into and adhered to by their mistresses. Girls should have home privileges to make them content ed. What girl would not appreciate and be doubly faithful to the good mis tress who gave her the use of a nice, neat, plainly furnished sitting room, to which she could invite her friends one evening in the week? The girls and their escorts would be decorous in their deportment, appreciating the loan of the family Victrola and the privilege of enjoying cakes and cof fee. The anticipation of such a pleasure would be something for a girl to look forward to. Her work would not seem monotonous. There would be a smile and a song on her lips instead of a sigh. If a large number of women employing maids would enter into such a compact fer brightening the lonely lives of the girls working in their homes, the housemaid problem would be happily solved with satisfac tion all around. ARE MEN PAST FORTY WOOERS? Flame at the core of the world. And flame is the Are of the ancient spheres The other Is June's to be; And, oh. there’s a flame that is both their flames. It has often been said that if a man does not marry in his early twenties he is not apt to wed until late in life, if he does at all. There’s more than a grain of truth in such a prophecy. It is very unusual for a family to urge a petted son to wed early, no matter how sweet the girls are with whom he is thrown in contact “You will have •lenty of time, later on, to choose,” is the parental advice. If he declares he is already in love, his diplomatic father sends him on a business trip which most any of the clerks in his employ could have at tended to better than he. By adroit ruses, the young man is kept out of harm's way until the fervor of his passion 'las wan 'd. In seeing newer and prettier faces he forgets the girl he left behind him. If his heart is of South African Premier's Offic al Home. Mr. C. F. Andrews gives this glimpse of General Botha's house — Groote Schuur: “This country house was presented by Cecil Rhodes (in his will) to the premier of the South African Union for the time being, whoever he might be, and a Boer general was the first to occupy it. The place is eight miles out of Capetown, on a spur of Table mountain. I doubt if there ire many grander views than that from Groote Schuur. At the back of the hones truer mettle, and he writes to his sister that he cannot forget the maiden of his dreams, unless the attachment is greatly to be desired, if he must wed young, the sisters take pains to intro duce the girl to other young men quite as eligible, in the hope that she may take a fancy to one of them and be safely wedded : re her brother returns. No thought ot cruel injustice in this matter enters tht'r minds. But, all the same, her brother's love dream is shat tered. He thinks all women untrue be cause of the faithlessness of one. He takes a grim pleasure in attracting women, flattering them, and riding away. In the strength and vigor cf his manhood, women are susceptible to his fascination aD j are not averse to being wooed by him. When a mac has reached forty years of age, he has his ideals. Unless a woman is able to teach the tiny silver cord to which his heart responds, as if by magic, he lingers by her side but a short time; laughs with her and turns away. He is no longer on a love quest. He simply wants to be amused by fair women to pass th>* lime away. He thinks he Is proof against Cupid’s arrows. There he maket a grave mistake. At forty, a man's hei rt is equally as susceptible as it was at twenty. He is simply waiting for the right woman to appear. He will woo her with an ardor which surprises even himself. Ho realizes the time that he lost in single blessedness he can never re gain. He is not willing to wait a twelve-month, but presses his suit with eagerness and haste. He realizes, though a host of relatives say him nay, that he needs his own homo and a wife in it now, if ever. Even the opinion of his closest friend will have no power to turn him from his pur pos. He is aw ire that the most pre cious possession that comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart. The man who has steered clear of mar riagable women all of his life is very prone to engage in the love game and to make a better and more considerate husband at forty than at twenty. LOVE CHASERS. One hour with thee! when sun is set, Oh, what can teach me to forget The thankless labors of the day; The hopes, the wishes—flung away. There are some girls whom it is difficult to bring to a realization of the fact that It is best for a man to make the first move on love’s checker board. Modest maidens have been, and always will be, timid, clinging to that old-fashioned, but always sweetly romantic belief, that the right heart mate is sure to single them out Boon or late from the rest of tb.G world of women, and straightway begin a seige upon their heart. This girlish day dream is a valuable armor for unawakened hearts, keep ing them innocent and pure. There is another class of young women who rebel against the old the ories and defy custom by refusing to await man’s leisure in beginning the love quest, and lose no opportunities in casting about for a suitable mate If anew acquaintance drops a chance word that she has a marriageable sin gle brother, the love chaser does not stand upon ceremony in her endeavor to make a bosom friend of the sister without delay. If someone casually mentions that this doctor or that law yer is heart whole and fancy free, she adroidtly inveigles her gouty old fa ther to change his doctor for at least one or two trials. The unsuspecting head of the house never imagines for a moment that there is a motive back when his daugh ter insists that he must settle some trifling matter by consulting the aforementioned young lawyer to con firm or dispute the judgment of the parental opinion. Father s suspicion is not aroused even when his pretty daughter insists on accompanying him, donning her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes for the visit. The love chaser inveigles all her acquaintances into introducing her to & nice beau, makes the life of the men folks of her family miserable by eager ly eyeing the good-looking men whom they salute in passing, and nagging for an introduction. Such girls rarely make good. Men do not like to behold the evidence of admiration in a girl’s gaze the first time they meet her. They do not rel ish being pressed for a promise to call soon upon her in the first sentence or so that falls from her lips after they have been introduced. Every man knows full well when he is being angled for, and with the perverseness of mankind, will evade the baited trap at any cost. He concludes, seeing her so anxious to make an impression on him, that she is unable to awaken any other man's heart whom she may have met. It brings a warm glow to the heart of even the most worldly of men to be able to bring a blush of sweet girlish confusion because of his presence to the face of a sweet, bashful maiden. A man does not want a woman to teach him love’s subtle art; he feels confident that he knows quite as much about the game as she does, probably much more, in fact. War-Time Wireless. In the early days of the war mer chant vessels of the belligerent nation* had to cork up their wireless (at least for sending word as to their wherea abouts) for fear the enemy’s war ves sels would pick up the messages. Al though this danger is now very largely obviated, the fallowing plan, suggested by a British writer, for rendering these “whereabouts” messages safe lo send even in an enemy’s sea, is perhaps worth recording. The signaled lati tudes and longitudes are to be falsified on each day according to a prearranged plan. For example, on February 16 the captain of the vessel, after making his observations, consults his code of falsifications. He finds that od this date he is to add 14 degrees to the latitude and subtract 21 degrees from the longitude. When these figures are received at the home office, they are corrected by means of the same coda Coming in Throngs. "My wife is greatly disturbed.” “What's the trouble?” “She says the red ants are holding an old home week in our pantry."— Louisville Courier-Journal. the beetling crags of Table moun tain rise almost perpendicularly to wards the sky; whilst in front, far beiow, the blue waters of Table bay fade away on the horizon. £ walked out along the side of Table moun tain, and at every turn of the road the vision of beauty was fresh and new; but the most beautiful spot of all was Grootj Schuur itself. Mrs. liotha. the general's wife, is devoted to her home —a deeply religious wom an. simple and domestic, gentle and lovable.” MEASURES TO CONTROL GRASSHOPPER PEST jlPI ~ ji',itV k ...-■—i, • r .^ Grasshoppers Feeding on Poison—Note That This is Not the Way to Spread the Balt. (Prepared by the United States Depart ment of Agriculture.) The more alfalfa fields there are, the greater will be the plague of grasshop pers unless measures are adopted to control the pest. The gn. .shopper, of course, was known in America long before alfalfa, but as the country be comes more settled and the waste lands and uncultivated fields in which the Insect breeds grow fewer, the pest crowds in greater and greater num bers into the places that are left it. Since an alfalfa field affords almost ideal conditions for breeding, to plant alfalfa is to Invite all the grasshoppers In the vicinity to come and be merry at your expense. In order to breed freely, grasshop pers require two conditions; first, an undisturbed soil to hatch their eggs, and second, a food supply for their young. The margins of roads and fences, ditch banks, in fact any waste land, will do to hatch the eggs, but with alfalfa or grain at hand for the eating, the young will not stay long in their birthplace. Grasshoppers, it is true, have many natural enemies which vill be attracted by the abundance of their prey and thus ultimately afford che farmer some relief. By that time, however, the alfalfa crop is likely to have suffered irreparable damage. Perhaps the simplest way of fighting the pest, when this is practical, is to destroy the eggs. These are deposited in masses in the late summer and fall. Inclosed In kidney-shaped pods, in soil which the grasshopper prefers mod erately compact and rather damp, but not actually wet. The young hatch in spring, reach maturity in the summer and die when they in their turn have deposited their eggs. There is only one generation each year. Throughout the late fall and winter, therefore, the farmer has an opportunity to rid him self of the pest by destroying the eggs. Plowing, harrowing, disking or cultivating to a depth of two inches will do this. Where the nature of the ground or other circumstances make this im practicable, specialists in the depart ment of agriculture recommend the use of poison bait. Resort must be had to the bait early, however, and all waste and uncultivated land gone over thoroughly before the young in sects have devolopi'd sufficiently to move about freely and feast on the growing crops. For, as has already been said, though the grasshoppers Corn Eaten by Grasshoppers, may breed In places where they can do ao harm, they will not spend their lives there. A cheap and effective bait is made by mixing 26 pounds of wheat bran, one pound of paris green, two quarts of cheap molasses or Birup, and three oranges or lemons. The bran and paria green are first mixed together in an ordinary washtub or any other con venient receptacle. The molasses or sirup is placed In a separate vessel and the juice of the fruit squeezed into It, then the skin and pulp are chopped up finely and added to the molasses mixture, which is further diluted by the addition of two gallons of water. This Is then mixed with the bran and paris green and enough water added to make the whole a stiff dough. This amount of poison is sufficient to treat from five to ten acres. It must be re membered, however, that the fruit is the most important ingredient In applying the poison it should be sown broadcast In strips one rod apart before sunrise in the morning. Broad casting does away with the risk of poi- Be Sure of Pedigree. If you are not sure of a stallion's pedigree, make his owner prove it in black and white from the official rec ords. Buying Too Much. We are growing too little and buy ing too much of both feeds and fer tilizer. Buying Milk Utensils. In buying new milk utensils, see that all Joints are smoothly soldered. ! soiling stock, poultry or birds and If care is exercised in this respect there need be no fear of loss. On a Vermont farm, for example, several hundred acres of pasture, which were very bad ly infested with grasshoppers, wore treated in this way, and although more than one hundred valuable pure-bred Jersey heifers were grazing on the land throughout the process, no in stance of poisoning occurred. On the other hand, where the bait is scattered In piles or bunches, there may be seri ous consequences. Another method of destroying the in sects Is the use of the hopperdozer. This consists primarily of a shallow pan, usually made o* sheet Iron, with a back about one foot high and a front r- On the Trail of Grasshoppers in a Corn Field. about two inches high. It Is filled with water covered with kerosene and drawn over the field on runners that can be made of old wagon tires. The grasshoppers disturbed by its approach will either jump directly Into the kero sene and water or against the back of the hopperdozer, which throws them Into the poisonous mixture. Where the conditions are such that the fields can te quickly inundated and the water p omptly run off —as Is frequently done In rice fields—lt Is possible to drown all the young grass hoppers If the right moment Is select ed. As soon as the young begin to run about flooding does but little good, as they easily climb to the upper part of vegetation beyond the reach of the water. On the whole, the use of some such poisoned bait as that already de scribed, will probably be found the most satisfactory way to control the pest. Fuller Information In regard to the matter Is cor.'ained In the recent publication of the United States de partment of agriculture’s farmers’ bulletin No. 637, "The Grasshopper Problem and Alfalfa Culture.” SOMETHING BESIDES FEEDING Good Breeding Method*, Exercise and Proper M nagerrent Are impor tant Essentials. Success with hogs depends upon a great many things besides feeding. Good breeding methods, exercise and proper management in every respect are necessary. Howr-’r, if the hog Is supplied with the proper amounts of carbohydrates, proteirs, fats, water, etc., and is kept free from parasites of all kinds, much will have been done to make the handling of hogs in winter a profitable operation. BE REGULAR WITH INCUBATOR Machine Can Be Made to Pay by Care ful Attention to Lamp, Airing and Turning Eggs. There must be method and regtv larity in running an incubator. If you insist upon regularity In the time of filling the lamp, airing and turning the eggs, and insist upon your mind tell ing you Just when the right time ar rives for looking after these small de tails, there Is not the Hast bit of doubt but that you will succeed in making that incubator pay you for the time spent with 1L Marking Young Chicks. One poultryman has a unique way of marking his chickens. As soon as they are a day or two old, he cats off a toe Just far enough back to be sure to get a!! the nail off, with a good shears It Is done instantly, and bleeds very little. The chickens do not seem to mind it in the least. Care should be taken not to cut the toe back too far, aa It will bleed too much. Replace Broken Latch. You'll save time by replacing that broken latch on the gate with anew one. Give Chickens Green Feed. Chickens relish green stuff. Plant cabbage stumps in boxes and sink them in the sand. They will soon furnish crisp, tender sprouts. Dressing for Market. Poultry should be kept off feed 24 hours before being killed and dressed for market. Greatest Enemy of Alfalfa. Fox tail is the greatest enemy o$ alfalfa.