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THE KNOXVILLE INDEPENDENT
HEW WAR POST OFFICE INAUGURATED TO FACILITATE HANDLING OF YANKS' MAIL That the Yanks may have their mall with thoroughness and dispatch a new var post office has been Inaugurated to facilitate the handling of the soldiers letters. Under the supervision of the war department and. operated and con Irolled by soldiers, this important branch of the postal service takes care of all the mall for the cantonments and expeditionary forces. The photo shows the type of autos used to transport the mall. M TROUBLES OF AUTOMOBILE Making Temporary Repair on Broken Valve on Highway Is Quite Important. PIECE OF TIN FOR WASHER Soft Cedar Stick May Be Used for . Measuring Gasoline In Tank Tire , Should Be Retreaded When Worn Other Points. , Nowadays and nowanlghts when automobiles -.glide along city streets and country roads a a speed far In excess of that ordained by municipal bv-laws. one sometimes wonders if the children of the next generation win know what horses look like or at best will know them only 'through the medium of the pictures of Kosa Bon heur and other artists. " . . j. -But fifteen years ago a horse was almost as necessary to an automobile as was gasoline.. So many were the times when the machine persisted in landing . itself in a ditch or became 6talled In a ditch or, seeming without Adequate, cause or reason, In the cen ter of the road, that it was never safe ay-Tar a-way-woia -mt-tua. Even now catastrophes happen some times thouftb not , so often as for x?rly.. '. ;; . - ' ' ; ' '- - Humiliation Avoided. V. , . Some simple bit of ingenuity has saved many an automobile the hu miliation of being towed to a place where permanent repair or replace ment could be made. One very useful wrinkle is a temporary , repair on a broken ' valve. . ' If ! a., valve spring breaks, remove the pieces and And in the tool box a washer that will slip over the' valve stem. Keplace the -broken spring with the washer be tween the two parts, and the spring will work as well as ever. - . Care should be taken that the wash er Is of such diameter both inside and outside that the broken spring ends cannot work into the hole or outside of the washer. If the spring Is lieht one. such as the spring of an automatic inlet valve, and no washer can be found in the tool box, it is pos sible to hack one out of a bit of tin, Tf a screw is lost from a place -where -It serves the function only of ' n nlue. being subjected to no stress, a wooden plug will always answer the "numose. ' For measuring the depth of gasoline In the tank, presuming that no gaso line eauce is fitted, keep a clean sues in the top of the tank, under the seat cushion. A soft cedar stick shows the .height of the. gasoline well. Don't nick un a stick and poke it Into the - tonfc without maklnff sure that It is - iefln. or there may be mysterious cars buretor ' trouble later on perhaps after the'stlck has been entirely for gotten.',,,, " C - ' ' :: -' Car of Tires. - A tire should not be used after the hhor trpnd has nearly been worn through. Have It retreaded and It .will be good for much more service. If the canvas Is destroyed, however, . trie shoe is Permanently ruined. Missed explosions are not infre mipntiv caused by the" points of the spark plugs being too far apart Or dinarily the points should be about nn thirtv-second jof an lncn apart is true that If they are further apart nri thu rnrront Is strong, a hotter spark will be made then If they are ' enrrectiv spaced: but the stresses on the Insulation are greater, Increasing -the chance of leakage, and the; plug will fall to spark when the current strength decreases a little as It must If batteries are used. STEERING GEARS THAT BIND Lack of Lubricant Sometimes Cause Trouble Dirt Also Is Source 01 Difficulty. - It sometimes happens that a lack of nbrlcan'. at the ciasn DracKei , w.m cause an apparent binding of the. steer ing wheel. Sometimes dirt works its way Into this bearing and causes the r its i.i . nwaa ! TIRES AND TUBES KEPT COOL Alr-Cushlon Wheel Invented by Frank W. Howard of New York Save Wear and Tear. To prolong the life of the tires of motorcars by keeprosc them cool is the object of what the Inventor, Frank W. Howard" of New York, calls an air cushlon wheel. This wheel consists of two metal disks that carry the rim and that leave between them a large! Side View and Ssetion of Air-Cooled Wheel for Motorcars. air-filled space that communicates dl- ectly with the inner tubet by way of the valve. Tubes running through the two disks Increase the surface that Is J A lU. t . .At. every reyoiiitioa et-tlt6-beet4aej weight of the car rests for an instant upon the point at which the" valve Is attached. This compresses the tire at this point and'drives some of the hot air from the inner tube Into the cool air space in the body of the wheel. AS the wheel revolves and the pres sure Is taken off this point, the cool air flows back Into the Inner tube, This, according to. the Inventor, pro duces a constant circulation of air and keeps the tires and tubes cool. " TO OVERCOME WIRE TROUBLE Some Owners Have Remedied Diffi culty by Holding Tube In Place .' With Wooden Blocks. Owners of many medium and low- price cars have endless trouble with the wire controls for the ignition unit hnd carburetor, the trouble being due chiefly to the inability of the control to move the part because the tube housing the wire moves with the wire. To operate properly the tube must re main fixed, otherwise there will be lit tle If any movement, and any opera tion of the spark advance lever will produce no ' results. Of course, the best thing fo do is to get a good wire control, but some owners have over come the trouble In the existing con trols by holding the tube In place by means of wood blocks. A wooden block is cut m two and two grooves cut In each so opposite grooves coin cide. The tube is then soldered at points the same distance apart as the grooves, so, that the solder rests in the grooves. The blocks of wood art bolted to the engine frame, which usually Is the most accessible part. GREAT VALUE OF WRENCHES Owner Who Invests In Good Set la Do ing His Car Big Favor They , Save Good Deal of Time. The man who Invests in a good set of socket wrenches Is doing Ms car a favor. They save a good deal of time and keep the nuts and bolts in good condition, as they do not round off the edges. - Open . end wrenches are next In value, as they are made in even sizes and so fit properly.- The monkey wrench comes last. It Las a tendency to round off the nuts. LOOSEN STICKING "HUB CAP When Plan of Placing Wrench and - Striking With Hammer Falls An other Method Is Given. . When the ordinary method of plae Ing a wrench on a sticking hub cap and then tapping .the wrench with a hammer, fails, try .this: Place a small box or horse of very nearly the height of the hub from the floor alongside the wheel, so that when the latter Is turned the, end of the wrench will strike the box, the force of the dio loosening the can. 1 Rest Given and Rest Found By REV. t. W.GOSNELL Assistant Dean, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago TEXT Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly In heart; and ye Bhall find rest unto your souls, for my yoke is easy and my burden ia light-Matthew 1130. One minister remarked to another: "I get tired of hearing people talk of heaven as a place of rest. I expect to be very active there." The first replied: "So do L but it is a pleas ant thing to rest when you are weary." Multi tudes will agree with him. Indeed, one-third of the people I a the world follow a religion Buddhism which' promises rest, or rather extinction, as Its chief boon. - Two Types of Weariness. The words of Jesus suggest weari ness of two types, which may be de scribed as active and passive. Some are weary because they "labor." The toll of life exhausts, them or the en; (Jeavor to live righteously throws them Into despair. They cry, "For that which I do I allow not; for what I would, that do I not, but what I hate, that do I." Pastor Hsl, a notable Chi nese Christian, tells us that as a heath en he struggled to fulfill Confucius' Ideal of "the princely man," but final ly gave up his efforts and solaced him self with the opium pipe. Others are weary because "heavy laden" with sor row or guilt. Many sing with Tenny- son: . - --. And the stately ships go on Trt thnlr havfin under the hfil:' But, O, for the touch of a vanished hand And the sound or a voice wai is sun. George Whttefield was so oppressed by a sense of guilt that he lay for hours at a time on-the floor of the nubile house where he worked; and John Bunyan has pictured himself in the "Pilgrim" with the great bundle on his back. . - - " ' But. no matter what form of weari ness may trouble us, Jesus offers rest to ."all" who labor and are heavy laden. iM-ur- 1 end I will give you rest,"- 'xms we take to refer to that rest of con science which he bestows as a gift on all who come to him. This settles their position eternally and they are "safe in the arms of Jesus." What a great boon this is! .John Wesley found it only after he had been an or dained minister for years. He was on his way to Georgia as a missionary to the Indians when a dreadful storm arose. ' He was frightened, but found some simple Moravian Christians sing ing through the storm. Even the wom en and children were not afraid to cue. Wesley discovered they had learned the secret of peace by trusting in Christ alone for salvation, and he be came a seeker for -the same rest or soul. He found it at last, and as the result the Evangelical Revival was born. To come to Christ Is to believe on him, to trust him (John 6:35). To all who thus come he gives rest of con science. . ' ' But many who have this gift are still oppressed from day to day by the cares of life. To- them Jesus speaks again, saying, "Take my yoke upon yon and ye shall find rest unto your souls." This deeper rest, wmcn is found by taking his yoke, is well worth our attention. It may be well to ask the question, what is a yoke for? The answer Is found In the reference of the text to a "burden." The yoke Is to enable an animal to draw its burden. More over, the burden will be "light'' only when the yoke Is "easy." It is just as when, amongst us, the horse's col lar Is rightly adjusted and well padded : the animal then finds it easy to draw Its burden, but otherwise its shoulder is galled and it refuses to pull the load. " T r. Here now we are coming to the prac tical point. Jesus tells us the very things we need in our yokes to make them easy so that the burden of life will be light. "Take my yoke upon you," he says, "and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart." - It is because we lack meekness and low liness that the yoke galls and the burden Is heavy. As we understand It, "meekness" Is our attitude to men, especially, while "lowliness" describes our attitude to Clod. Jesus had both gracos In. per fection. In the very chapter where dor text Is found, men call him a glut ton and wlnebibber, but he Is unruf fled, saying, "Wisdom Is justified of ber children." Again, God hides his secrets from the wise and. prudent but Jesus in his lowliness says : "Even so Father, for so it seemed good in thy sight" When w(j are thus meek and lowly, It is evident the yoke will be easy and the burden light, Yokes are made for two and those who wear Christ's yoke may assure themselves that he himself will jour ney beside them, contributing his great strength to drawing the burdens that oppress them. , , . ' ."In the world ye shall have tribula' Oon, but in me ye shall have veac.' iLt i : : T u - , - (Conauoced by the Maiiooal Woinan'a Christian -Temperance Union.) A BY-PRODUCT OF THE WAR. Alice Carey McKinney, (President Lou isiana W. C. T. U.) , : The government is making compul sory the things the W. C. T. U. has ad vocated for forty years, and people who did not know the organization op posed anything but drunkenness, or helped anybody but drunkards fami lies, are having new revelations. I be lieve the best war work we can do la to make the world safe for our sol diers. We ought to knit and sew, but as I do I hear the Master say "These things ought ye to do and not to leave the other undone." In times of peace the W. C. T. U. prepared for war, and now that war is on we cannot afford to sit down and spin yarns to make foot covering- while doing nothing to remove the thorns and briers from the pathway. There may have been a time when woman had a sphere; If so this war has wrecked the boundary lines and she Is free. The exodus of woman from the home Is one of the by-pro ducts of Prussian militarism that was not Included in the calculations of Frederick the Great when he started the ball to rolling which has landed all Europe In the trenches. A little boy said, "Pa, what is a stag banquet?" "A, stag banquet my son, Is a banquet where there are no women," "Well, pa, If a banquet where there are' no women Is a stag banquet, what would a nation without women be?" And the man had to acknowledge it would be a stag-nation. I don't know what you think about It but I think to secure "Votes for Women" Is a real war work. I Invested 25 years of my life; in the rearing of three children, and, while I was doing It I said with St. Paul, "This one-thing I do." Novv thaf they have gone out from the home and are serving Uncle Sam I want a yolce In. the affairs of Uncle Sam's gov ernment. I taught them that liquor, tobacco and immorality were bad things, and no man should be allowed to undo , my teaching, while I, who have spent my life for them, sit and weep, voiceless and voteless. ; One of the arguments against wom an suffrage is that women do not know .enqugh about politics to vote. Not lohir since our national W. C. T. U. president wrote and asked me to tell her ihow our senators and representa tives are elected, and for how long. I phqned a lawyer friend and asked him; be .coiLiNt give me "the exact lnfor- nsiuiun." J asked another lawyer who Was also a member of the legislature; he told me, but told me wrong had to look, It up and correct his error. ' I have asked several prominent men lately how many electoral votes Lou isiana Is entitled to, and none has been able to tell me. . Now if men have been voting some' SO, some 60, and some a hundred fears, perhaps, without know ing, these things, why cannot we do the same? INDUSTRIES ENDORSE r WAR-TIME PROHIBITION The War Prohibition Committee Of Massachusetts sent to the big indus tries of New England these questions: "Does the management favor prohibi tion as a war measure? Do the em ployees favor It?" Twelve days from the date of mail ing 818 replies had come in, 807 of which were favorable and 11 opposed. The managements were virtually un animous for war prohibition and many Insisted, that it should be permanent. Among the employees 226 concerns re ported favorable, 45 doubtful, 35 made no statement. Some factories had taken polls which showed about seventy-five per Cent favorable. This harmonizes with the polls taken in 20 of the larger British cities which showed 166,693 for and 78,066 against war prohibition. As usual, the larger and more important concerns took special Interest In the letter, many of the managers adding a word of special emphatic opinion. . ALCOHOL AND MARKSMANSHIP. A member of the French army medi cal corps has recently made public the results of investigations concerning the effect of alcohol on marksmanship. He chose the best shots from among the non-commissioned officers and sol diers of bis regiment, says the organ of the American Medical association, and had them fire a series at 200 me ters. They were then given a dose of brandy, approximately 50 gm., after which they fired a second series similar to the first. These experiments were repeated at different times and under different conditions, always witn iden tical results. It was found that the efficiency of the marksmen after the ahsorntion of the alcohol had depreci ated 80 per cent in rapid firing and 60 per cent In slow firing. REGIMENT BONE-DRY Tha 158th infantry, formerly the First Arizona Infantry, now in France, lays claim to call itself the driest regl-. mcnt in the army, says an Associated Press disDatch.' The men base this claim on the fact that the entire com missioned personnel of the regiment soon after being mustered into federal service took an oath to drink no Intox icants until the present war Is ended. "Food Witt win the war; don't wast "Booze will lose the war; don't tastt U." y . - STOMACHJPSET? PAPE'S DIAPEPSIN AT ONCE ENDS SOURNESS, GAS, ACIDITY, INDIGESTION. When meals upset you and you belch gas, acids and undigested food. When you have lumps of indigestion pain or any distress In stomach you can get relief instantly No waiting I As soon as you eat a tablet of Pape's Dlapepsin all the indigestion pain stops. Gases, acidity, heartburn, flatulence and dyspepsia vanish. Pape's Dlapepsin tablets cost very little at drug stores. Adv. Labor and War. Figures made public by the war de partment recently speak eloquently concerning what labor has done for the war. Since April 1, 1917, the army of the United States has been sup plied with 5,377,000 overcoats, 8,009, 000 woolen coats, 10,507,000 pairs of woolen breeches and 55,958,000 pairs of woolen socks. Motor trucks to the number of 17,988 have been sent over seas, and 9,800 motor ambulances have been provided. These are mere ly a few Items that show what it means to speed up for victory. A torpid liver condition prevents Droier food assimilation. Tone up your liver with Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills. They act gently and surely. Adv. Safe Place. Second Lieutenant The German people apparently firmly believe that they are safe us long as they stand by the kaiser. American Captain Well, f aren't they? You haven't heard of the kais er or anybody near him getting hurt in this war, have you? It takes great citizens to make great nations. Silence is the best resolve for him who distrusts himself. Maxim, 79. 11,0 Tlrlo At the first sign of a cold or cough, the best procurable remedy. Schiffmann's Expectorant is guaranteed to be the bpsr nnrl m"rt: S1i'tMPf't'VT mnriy. avowiftfl, n .mrTr,ty-iTmifttr?fiapir: should no) prove so.. It is so strongly concentrated that 50 cents worth makes 64 teaspoonsfwl, when mixed at home with honey, or sugar syrup. Positively contains no Chloroform, Opium, Morphine or any other narcotic. Pleasant to take rnifl children are fond of It. Druggists everywhere will refund money if It does not give perfect satisfaction, or is not found the very best evef used for Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis,-Croup, Whooping Cough, or Hoarseness. You will be the sole judge and under this positive guarantee absolutely no risk is run in buying the remedy. For yesrs dentists have been telling us that it's acid mouth that ruins the teeth, yet this acid that Is powerful enough to eat through the harder than bouo enamel of the teeth and decay them, is tasteless. Its presence caa ba detected only by chemlcai tests. No chemical test Is needed to tell yon that you hare acid-stomach. Indigestion, belching, heartburn, sour stomach, food-repeating, that miserable puffed up feeling after eating. Intestinal pains, headaches, etc. These are all Nature's warning to you. They axe sure signs of superacldlty. Acld-atomach prevents proper diges tion and assimilation, thus causing the blood to become thin and impoverished as a result of which people become sallow-skinned, emaciated, sick and bad loosing. ... Acid-stomach causes stomach and in testinal fermentation, producing poisons and toxins which, absorbed Into the blood - and carried throughout the system, cause auto-lntoxicatlon, insomnia, nervousness, irritability, mental depression, melan cholia, dlralness, vertigo and oftentimes, valvular heart trouble and heart failure. Acid-stomach ennses irritation all along the Intestinal tract Irritation so severe and aggravating as to frequently result in catarrh and even cancer of the stomach. ' . . What chance, then, has anyone toj robust health, happiness or success It Wbere farmers (scores of them from the U. sincle crop. Such an opportunity for is worth investigation, Canada extends to you a heart7 Free Hcmsstead Lands cf 160 Acres Each or secure seme of the low priced Alberta. Think wnat yon can matte easvtocet Wonderful yields also of Flax. Mixed farming and cattle - The climate Is healthful and ,:iuio evroitonf onnd schools and Write for literature and particulars rates td Supt Immigration, Ottawa, W. S. NCTHERY, Room 82, In. terurban Sta. Blda, Columbus, O. Canadian Government Agent Suffered Terribly! "Erery Step a Torture," Says Mrs. Whitenack Bat Doan's Cured Her Mrs. Florence Whitenack, 84 Arm strong Ave., Jersey City, N. J., says: "I suffered with rheumatism for six or seven years. My limbs and joints were so stiff and swollen, I could walk only with difficulty and the pains in my hips were so severe, 1 could hardly bear them. Every step I took was torture. My feet and limbs were swollen and so sore, I could hardly bear my weight on them. Dur ing the night I would lie awake for hours and be come so nervous, 1 would ,. . , have to get up. Dizziness came over me suddenly and my sight oiurrea. i was never tree trom the miserable backaches and rheumatic pains. I used different remedies, but 1 diem t get any better. Then 1 com menced to use Doan's Kidney Pills. The swellings began to leave right away ana I continued to use them. The pains and aches left mv back and hips and I am cured of the rheumatism and all signs of kidney trouble. Sworn to before ROBERT KING BEIDEL, Notary Public. Cat Doan's at Any Store, 60c a Bos FOSTER-MDURN CO., BUFFALO. N. Y. ATENTS Wn ton E.Coleman.Waib- lngton.D.C. Hooka tree. Utga est references. Beat results. EVERYBODY SnfTcrlnc Piles, Fissures, Flsmla, Ulceration, Constipation, Bleeding. Itching. Wrlta tree trial. Painless Pllo Cure. 8. ,1'. Trey, ub, lad. W. N. U., CINCINNATI, NO. 45--1918. Alleged, Maybe. A witness in an attempted-murder case was being cross-examined by a bumptious young lawyer who appar ently had the idea that the secret of successful legal proceedings was the confusion of the witness. During the trial there had been a good deal of lively repartee between opposing at torneys as to hearsay evidence. "Now, then," said the bumptious one to the witness, "are you perfectly sure that the revolver was discharged." The witness eyed the law-Juggler for a moment and replied, "Well, maybe I only got hearsay evidence that It was. Fact Is, I merely heard the report" Paradoxical. "His stories have such dry humor." ; "So dry that they whet your desire for more." f!iiilrlv f?al,aV0f1 commence treatment immediately with this acid-stomach is allowed to tear down and use up day after day your strength and vitality taster than you can get it out of food you eat. Life is Indeed dark and dreary for a person with acid-stomach. You crave health, strength, the power and will to think and act don't you J You want to feel full of pep and energy, tine and St, always eager for work or pleasure. Then you mast rid your stomach of Its excess acid. You can start doing It ri?ht now. A wonderful modern medi cine has made it possible to literally wipe out the excess acid. This remedy is called EATONIO. It is made In pleasant tast ing tablets and yon take them Just llks a bit of candy. And. my, how good EATONIO mskes yon reel! It banishes acid-stomach mis eries like magic 1 Makes the stomach cool, sweet and strong. Helps you to get full strength out of your food so that, In turn, your body and brain are vigorous, alert and keen. EATONIO is absolutely guaranteed, so Jet a big 50c box from your druggist. If t does not help you your money will be refunded. If your druggist does not keep EATONIO, send your name and address to the Eatontc Remedy Company, 1018 8. Wabar-b, Ave., Chicago, 111., and they will at once mall you a 50c box and you con send them the money tor It after you re ceive it. in Western Canada voa can buy at from 2 $15 to $30 per acre good farm land that will raise 20 to 45 bushels to the acre of $2 wheat its a9qv tn fionre the nrofita. Manv Western Canadian S.) have paid for their land from a 100 profit on labor and investment ' invitation to settle on her lands In BiannoDa, sjasKaicnewaii wun wneai at a vumics u Oats, Barley and j- raising. ' SfSfeeg sgreeable; railway fa-, churches convenient Will'IaSArfi bs to reduced railway i Canada, or to parts to cramp.