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These motion pictures are authorised by the Supreme Com mand of the Italian, general staff in a series of thrilling and interesting scenes, divided into eight parts. COME ONE-COME ALL Wednesday, October 3.1917 2 SHOWS 7:30 and 9:15 Prices, 25c ft 50c Boxes, 7Sc, frncss, 25c ft 5Dc Boxes 5c PAUL'S POSTOFFICE PLACE Will Open Soon. Fine Candies, News, Cigars. To the boy or girl in each of the gistj&smarck schools making the most words out of "PAUL'S POFULAR POSTOFFICE PLACE," we will give a pound box of choco lates, and to the^compiler of the larg ATTEND est list a $2.'i0 gold piece. Two ex tra boxes of chocolates for Burleigh county schools outside of Bismarck. Words io be taken from text books used in school. Contest closed Oct. 1^. List to ba taken to our store ifc Hughes bl#ck, Broadway, opposite postoffice. In case of a tie, the first list in wins. PAUL IIALLORAX CO. Miss Arnold's Dancing Academy High School Class Starts FRIDAY EVENING. OCT. 5TH clt PATTERSON'S HALL NEW BALL ROOM DANCES 10 LESSONS $5.00 Come and learn. For Particulars, Phone 310 AUDITORIUM Thursday, October 4th. FIRST TIME IN BISMARCK A GREAT NEW PLAY Founded on a Great Old One A. H. WOODS. Presents In SOCIETY An absolutely new and original stoiy of recent adventures of Abe Potash and Mawruss Perlmutter by Montague Glass and Roi Cooper McGrue. A SPECIALLY SELECTED CAST ONE CONTINUOUS LAUGH FROM START TO FINISH PRICES 50c-1.00-1.50 2.00 Scats at Know'es & Haney Tuesday. MAIL ORDERS NOW CuTuAIN mm SCHOOL Pupils in Three Grades Make $60,000,000 a Year, Govern ment Inquiry Shows. FARM WORK ATTRACTS MANY Dissatisfaction Found by Experts to Bei Chief Cause of targe Num ber of Boys and Girls Quitting Classes. Schoolchildren of the sixth, seventh and eighth grades in the United States earn abput $60,000,000 a year by work ing in summer vacations and out-of scliool hours throughout the school year, according to a report recently Issued by Uncle Sam's bureau of edu cation. The estimate was based upon figures obtained- from an investigation of the cases of 14,391 children, 7,120 hoys and 7,721 girls, distributed over eleven states. It was found that of the total number of children investi gated, 5,181, or 36 per cent, were em ployed during the summer vacation, and 3,SG4, or 27 per cent, during the out-of-school hours throughout the school year. The children employed in the sum mer vacation earned a total of $68,342, and from this it was estimated that the children of the three grades men tioned throughout the country earned $60,000,000 from summer employ ment. The average sumpier earnings of the children listed amounted to $13.19 each, but the incomes of differ ent children varied greatly. The aver nge weekly earnings of those working during out-of-school hours amounted to $1.51. Farm Work Attracts Most. Concerning the nature of employ ment the report said that farm work attracted 33 per cent of the boys and 20 per cent of the girls, housework more thai 50 per cent of the girls, de livery and messenger service nearly 25 per cent of the boys, personal serv ice 10 per cent of the boys, and facto ries, mills and mines, because of strict labor laws, only 2 per cent of all the children. As a related subject, the report dis cussed the question of why children leave school, and after treating the desire to earn money and the wish to learn a trade as causes, presented dis satisfaction of the child with ,the school as the most important cause of the withdrawal of many. "Dissatisfaction is the dominating factor in school leaving," said the re port, "and probably accounts for at least 50 per cent of the withdrawals. It takes many forms. Very often it Is due to the inability on the part of both parent and child to realize the value or necessity of further schooling. Many parents believe that the experi ence gained in some of the common occupations of children is more use ful in the preparation for the earning of a living than that gained in the or dinary elementary school. In many cases this is trtie, and, as investigation has shown, age and work experience are the determining factors with the younger employees rather than school experience. Backwardness Cause of Leaving. "Dissatisfaction is sometimes due to a personal dislike to the teacher and to other trivial matters, but by far the most conspicuous soflrce is back wardness, or inability to keep up with other children of the same age. Some of the pupils, of course, are backward because of starting late, but it is evi dent that a larger proportion of the children fail to keep up with their classes, which necessitates a repetition af liie work. "The solution of the backward pupil problem, therefore, should go a long ivay toward solving the school-leaving problem and at the same time stop sne of the most wasteful leaks in the educational system." The report suggested that the rem edy for the school-leaving problem should provide for remunerative em ployment for children while attending school, a change in the educational methods aiming to vitalize school work nnd thus make school more interest ing apd retardation less common, and the establishment of continuation courses for children who must leave school. The effort to vitalize school work should center, according to the report, about concrete occupational training. Plan New American Trade Route. Attention has recently been paid In the French press to a proposed new American trade route into the heart of Europe through France, according to Uncle Sam's consul general at Paris. It is claimed that Nantes would serve America better than Antwerp or Rot terdam because ships in that manner would enjoy a considerably shorter haul and, furthermore, avoid the trou blesome channel and iN'orth sea, which disproportionately increase the cost of navigation and insurance. The scheme consists in providing a modern canal from JCantes (France) to Basel I (Switzerland) which project* is consid ered relatively easy of consummation in view of the already existing system of waterways, especially the Rhone- Rhine canal, the Loire canal, anjl the Canal du Centre^ At Basel the pro posed trade route"yould connect wifh the Rhine and its system of depend encieg which perhaps soon will include^ the Dfcnnhft, Here's a New Wage Term. "A modest minimum wage" is the latest contribution to social science, now being used in arbitration courts in the commonwealth of South Aus« GIGANTIC PLOT (Continued rrom Page One.) Seattle, Washington"under dat^ of August 2, to Haywood, says: "AVc have the good will of the Cler 'maa people here and we feel that they are in sympathy with our cause. We do_ not call them Germans, how ever, 'but refer to them the same as others, the fellow-workers. "Wo are going to carry our points if we have to stop every industry o:i the I'aCific coast. We did not declare war and we have not consented to the working man giving up his lib erty and being drafted." Another excerpt from the book sent uy Haywood to Duluth, said: Haywood's Advice. "Is a strike contemplated by the most indispensable workers—th'obo of th.e alimentary trades? A quart of kerosene or other greasy and malodor ous poured or smeared on the level of an oven—and welcome the sca'bs and scabby soldiers to come and bake the bread., The bread will be uneat .ale Oecause the stones will give the uiead for a tleast a month a foul odor of the,substance they have absorbed. Results: A useless oven." The Haywood hook suggests as a mtans to paralyze railroads: "It would he well to choose those workers among the most skillful and experienced—who could toy a single stroke disable and render .useless for some days the material necessary to the regular performance of the ser vice and movement of trains." Urged Rebellion. Ilaywood and others are held liable for publication in the newspaper "Solidarity" last August of: "The I. W. W. is more than a labor organization. It is a revolutionary union. We are absolutely and irrevoc ably dissatisiioil with the present sys tem of socieiy. We consider it a useless system, and we- mean to de stroy it. "Ited card men are shrewd, deter mined, valorous and loyal to the cause they love. There Would not be sol diers enough in the country to round them up for arrest, nor jails enough to hold them. "The I. W. W. is so deeply rooted in America and the world that it can afford to talc the chances of an open war, a lot better than the powers that oppose it. Our system of job agita tion is such that no power on e£rth can keep the union from spreading its influence. We lmve shown the world how to go to jail in huge numbers, exasperate the taxpayers and block every machinery of 'justice.' "The I. W. \V. is fighting for him self— self-prc ewation, and 'like the copper chest knows no law." Call Patriotism "Bunk." Another iss :e of the paper, Aug. 25, read: "The refm il of American workers to volunteer and their determined op position to being drafted into the army demonstrate clearly that war is being recognized I the slave class as a cad3e of class hatred." Other issues of the paper read: "It is needless to say the I. W. W. is unalterably opposed to conscrip tion. AVe consider the bombastic and far fetched talked about freedom and democracy simply so much bunk. The only place we have anything to gain or defend is on the job," Trees in Shakespeare Gardens. gardens should con such plants as are mentioned neare's works. These range cot trees (apricock) down to pansy, with columbine, cro rue. It should be nearly innal in design, with a sun place in center with rough dug.—Los Angeles Times. "Shake.--peaije" tain only in Shakes from apri the lowly cus and square, ft dial and stone ling. Man and His Weight. Between farty and fifty a man wV. allows his weight to remain high is running more danger of nn early de mise than lie would run if he contract ed typhoid fever. What is more, if he were stricken with that disease, his chance would be 10 per cent less than normal. A man who is, thinner than the average, on the other hand, has less danger of dying in the decade than a man who tips the scales at the normal fir.ire. What He Wanted to Find Out. At a certain wedding the happy palt were about to retire, when the younger brother of the bride struck his glass with a knife and said: "Ladies and gentlemen, as the young couple are nbout to leave us, I will cut my re marks short. I invite each and all of you to take up your glasses, rise to your feet, and—see if one of you has not been sitting on my new liat!" AUTOMOBILE PAINTSHOP HIGH GRADE WORKMEN AND UP-TO-DATE EQUIP MENT. REASONABLE PRICES. Missouri Valley Motor Co. Bismarck, N. I. GUARANTEED Storage Battery Service All makes repaired. Ttfo Batteries on Hand. MISSOURI VALLEY MOTOR COMPANY Bismarck, N. D. TO-MORROW WALLACE REID in "The Hostage" Basejl upon this assumption an analysis of the work of the 'Id ea go Americans and the New York Nationals in the closing wbeks of the present season should afford a sohiewhat general outline of the form which may he expected of these two clubs when they meet, in the World Series of 1!)17. On the first day of Septem ber the Chicago White Sox were leading in the American League by 4 1-2 games over the Boston Red Sox while the New York Na tionals led the Phillies in the sen ior league by 0 games. In neither case was the lead so great that the runner-up club did not have, a chance to overtake and pass the pace setters. 1'ndcr the circumstances the New York and Chicago teams were forced to play their best game and despite an oc casional defeat the records show that they travelled at high speed up to the very moment 1hat, the flag was Avon beyond preadven ture. During the first twontv days of September the New York Nation als played 1 wenty-lhree games of which they won sixteen and lost seven, showing a winning average of .(Wi for that period. In the same number of days the Chicago White Sox plaved fifteen games »f wlfieh they'won all but three for an average of .MO. Tn these fifteen games the Chicago players accumulated a total oi eighty-two runs to their opponents' fifty four or an average of close to five and half runs per uanie. The (iiants aggregated eiirhty runs in Iwentv-tiirce games for an aver age of three and'a half runs per contest while their opponents col lected fifty-six. If the opposing strength were equal in all games which .was not the case however. Stability of Prices in Sight An Evolution in Business Pending. For a few days we will say nothing in the wry of advertising and will not insert anything more un til we have certain moves in han'ii and until the Gov ernment sets its prices on many commodities. We think there Grill be but, little change in prices for awhile then short, and possibly violent fluctua tions for ?». short time, then steadyness for mc'nths. The supply is fair on most articles of fo?d ex cept sugar, which will be scarce until the new crop comes in, which will be in a few weeks. After a few days we have somethu^j important to say and some new leads to put out. Be ready for them. The McConkey Commercial Co. 510 Broadway Phone-209 —IN "IN AGAIN-OUT AGAIN" DKMAPPI/ Two Teams Analyzed New York, Oct. 2.—While- the winning of a pennant and the re sultauKparticipatiou in the World Series is based upon the number of games won during the entire season of league play it is as a vide the final weeks of the sched ule in \vhicli the championships are clinched. At this period of the play the leading teams of each league are putting forth their greatest efforts in an attempt to capture first place and each day's struggle is fought out to the fin ish. For this reason it has fre quently been said that the true speed of a team in a World Series can be gauged from the power of its play near the point where the pennant was mathematically won. 10 lil l\ THEATRE it might be assumed that the W|hite Sox attack was stronger than that of the Giants while the bitter's defense was harder to break through. The fact that these clubs did not, of course, face the same opponents must not be overlooked. Much stress has been laid upon the respective ability of the pitch ers of the clubs and the part that 1lie.se twirlers will play in the win ning of the -World Series. For this reason a comparison of 1heir box records during the period un der consideration may bo helpful to the followers of the game. The (iiants have used Sallee, lYrritt, Schupp. Tesreau and Benton for an average of :H :r." innings each in the twenty day period while Domaree and Anderson have worked an average of 1.7 1-2 each. For the White Sox Cicottee, Williams and Kaber have borne the brunt of the pitching, .•having averaged forty innings. Dan forth and Ivtissell between them TO-NIGHT TO-NIGHT WM. FOX PRESENTS In 'To Honor and Obey"? A Wonderful Drama of SIX REELS It was the Dramatic Sensation of New York and you 11 rest better and feel better after you see, this big six reel feature. TOM MIX IN A Roman Cowboy A 2-REEL COMEDY 2 Shows 7:30 and 9:00 p. m. Prices 10c and 20c 'W* TO-MORROW WALLACE REID in "The Hdstage" pitched twenty innings, an avcK^ age of ten innings. tram T8JTCI (Continued frobi Page One.) statement issued todaVhylhlTRussian war office. 4,000 PRISONER London, Oct. 2.—Nearly14,000 pris oners were taken by the British army in Mesopotamia which captured, Rajn die, it is announced officially today. RETURNS ELATE (Continued from page One.) American people, because of the stag nation of business. The two objects of ^entering the war, he said, were to vindicate Amer ican rights, and while doing that achieve the ideals for which we con tend. He declared that he wanted the fighting forces to know that "every American dollar is back of them and that we are just as willing to sacri fice all our money as they are willing to sacrifice their lives for us." KLEIN TAILOR AND CLEANER 422 Broadway BISMARCK, N. D.