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TONGUE IF SICK, CROSS, FEVERISH HURRY, MOTHER! REMOVE POI SONS FROM LITTLE 8TOMACH, LIVER, BOWELS. GIVE CALIFORNIA 8YRUP OF FIQ8 AT ONCE IF BILIOUS OR CONSTIPATED. s m 1 t w I y 0 If Book at the tongue, mother! coated, it is a sure sign that your lit tle one's stomach, liver and bowels needs a gentle, thorough cleansing at once. When poevjsh, cross, listless, pale, doesn't sleep, doesn't eat or act ou tu rally, or Is feverish, stomach sour, breath bad; has stomach-ache, sore j j throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give n teaspoonful of "California Syrup of | Figs," and In n few hours all the foul, jested s out of the food I constipated and waste, gently mu mu out griping, nnd you I have a well, playful child again. 1 You needn't coax sick children to I our btl< lit fir bow. N take this hurmless "fruit laxative;" j they love its delicious taste, and It always makes them feel splendid. Ask your druggist for a bottl? of "California Syrup of Figs," which has directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups plainly on the bottle. . Beware of counterfeits sold here. To he sure you get the genuine, ask to see Hint It Is made by the "Cali fornia Fig Syrup Company." Refuse I any ether kind with contempt.—Adv. A Doubtful Indorsement. "Did your late employer give you a testimonial?" "Yes; hm it doesn't seem to do me any go< "Wlui "He said I the Arm Stories. od." did he say?" as one of the best men turned out.''—.Stray ever WOMEN SUFFERERS MAY NEED SWAMP-ROOT Thou»»nd* upon thousands of women ml bladder trouble and lia v« kidney n««|r euspei t a. IViihisr h complaints often prove to be nothing el-e hqt kwlnuv trouble, or tbe rr qlt of l,:dfiey or .'blunder disease. If I lie kidneys are not in s healthy •oudition. they may cause the other or (ans|to become diseased. »Um in the hack, lirnduchf, lorn of am bit ton. nrrvc»u«ne*ri, are often times' *ymp tomV <>f .kidney trouble. Don't delay starting treatment. Dr Ki liner*« $wavnp-Rnoi, a phynician'a pre scription, obtain' d at any drug ftore, may be ki»t the remedy needed to overcome •uclj conditions. «•èi a medium nr large sire brittle im ■■f'Hfcieljr from any drug alore. . f Jcrwerer, If you wiah first to teat thi« c;< it preparation iw-nd ten cent* to Dr. b lier Sl Co., Binghamton, N. Y., for a When writing be aure and paper.—Adv. c C■ * bottle s< i&on tin« 1 Novel Excuse. (ire rrror.t'liig my little sister was ixhing herself when we heard her "Mamma, I can't wash my r|t there is too much (bincy work In go American. «te» tin Ch $1 JO Reward, $HX) . Ch-rrh U a local il :»>!»»« greatly Influ «7- f bx.,£. la W internally and acts through ths B! its on ths Mucous Surfaces of ths, Sys ts " Ha LU 8 CATARRH MEI'ICINË destroys the foundation of th« itlasaaa. ek the patient strength by Improving al health and assiste nature In its work. »00 no for any case of that HAUL 8 CATARK8 MEOICINB fall» to cure. IWïiggtst» 76c. Testimoniale free. T. J Cheney * Co.. Toledo. Ohio. by constitutional conditions. It tore requîtes constitutional treat HALLS CATARRH MED I CUN gl r: * ■ doing ! atafrh Too Much to Stand. "I went Into the battle singing.'' "Then no wonder you got the llutis Ocn't Forget Cuticura Talcum When adding to your toilet requisites. An exquisitely m and dusting pow dering other perfumes superfluous. You may rely on It because one of the Cuticura Trio (Soap, Ointment and Talcum). 25c each everywhere.—Adv, ited face, skin, baby r and perfume, ren I In the Beauty Shop. I I "I wuot some wrinkles." •What about?" "How to get rid of them." Important to Motrioro Examine carefully every bottle ot j CABTOItlA. that famous old remedy for Infants and children, and see that it Æ^zCÿsgssr In Use for Over DO Years. Children Cry for Fletcher** Caatori* The first phonograph wan made 40 years ago, hut its popularity Is of more recent date. The spirit of discontent Is healthy to long as there is a real evil t« be remedied. , j I : 1 ! Blighty! "What Hopes? 99 j , By Sergeant Arthur Guy Empey j Author of "Over the Top" "First Cali,* Ftc. 0-00 Mr. Empey's Experi ences Du ring His Seven teen Mon ths in the First Line Trenches of the British Army in France I ; (Copy right, UM 7, by Th.» McOli oyndleale.) Nowapapor The battle of the Somme was still raging. I had been hit by three rille bullets, one through the left cheek, the other two through the left about der, while engaged in a trench raid for prisoner*, and was on my Journey to Blighty. I remember being carried down a flight of steps and placed on a white table in a brightly lighted room, a doctor and a sergeant bending over me—a delicious drink of nie, then the. whispered word "chloroform;" some* thing like a pis helmet being placed over my nose and mouth, u couple of Indrawn, gasping breaths, a rumbling in my ears; then the skyline * on F> New York suddenly appeared. This •as quickly followed by the Statue ° r ** ,b «ty shaking hands with the Singer building; a rushing, hissing " ouruI 1,1 ni Y ears, »»ko escaping steam, nid then—blackness. I opened my eyes. I was lying on a stretcher, covered with blankets, in a low-roofed, wooden building. Across the way from mo was u long row of stretchers, each stretcher holding a wounded Tommy, some lying fiat, oth ers propped up by folded blankets. Others were sitting on their stretchers tenderly caressing an arm bound up with white buudages. Occasionally a stretcher, reclining on which was n muddy and bloody soldier, would be carried down the aisle by two stretcher bearers. This stretcher would he placed In un open space in the row opposite. I could hear a hum of conversation all about me, and as my brnlu cleared snatches of it became intelligible. My right hand seemed to be In a vise. I could not release It. Squirm ing in bed, which sent a sharp, shoot ing pain through my left shoulder, I tried with my unbandaged eye to see what was holding my wrist. A Royal Army Medical corps man was sitting on the floor at the head of my stretcher, and had my wrist In his He about grasp. years old, and looked dog-tired ; his chin would gradually sink to his chest, as If he were falling asleep; then he would suddenly start, lift up Ills head with a Jerk, and stare around the Pretty soon his eyelids would room. •lowly close. I gave my arm a tug and he quickly opened his eyes; then across, his face flashed a smile. To „ „ . ... __. . _ . , me It appeared like the son rising from behind n hill at daybreak. That smile; scut a warm glow through me I he TUT n î ( h ù h i with Ills boyish face. Then ho opened his mouth and as is usual in such cases, spoiled It «UI.. »Strafe me pink, but you cio tyke > our ow n bloomin' time to come oÿtl .. chloroform. Ero I ve been. Woody .well balmy, a oldin your hloomln ; Pulse. Out of the corner of my mouth I ; , * hloomln map of Irawnco; 'o wants ( . know where 'e la. Awklus, across the way, answered : . "Tell 'lm Vs bloomin' well in Sam Vane's fish 'ouso down Tottenham asked him: • ''Where am 1?" Still smiling, he hnllcd a stretcher carer across the way. "I sye, 'Awklus, this blighter wants : Lourt Road, awaltlu for Is order o , Hit* Tommies opposite me aud on my 'Icht and left ilKnl ttnu fish and chip?." This brought u general laugh from Somewhat incensed at their merri ment, I retorted : '•Quit your kidding; for the love of; Mike, have some sense. What's the matter? gm I wounded?" The stretcher bearer, still with the unny smile on his face, which made ne feel a little ashamed at my resent nent, answered : "Naw, you ain't wounded. m*rte. ("ou Just 'append! to fall down In he bloomin' roud and one o' those ■(linkin' tanks crawled over you." This rather frightened ino, and in pleading voice I asked : I "Please tell me; what 1« the matter ith me?" The stretcher bearer leaned over! ind rend from a little tag pinned to "G. S. W. left face—(two) left "Hit means that you 'avo a rifle | >ullct through the left side of ^our j clock (face) and two bullets through your left shoui-Jer, and that you'ro a cot case, which means that you won't 'ave to bloody well walk. Two of us poor blokes will 'ave to carry you on a stretcher. ay tunic: ■dieu filer. Cot." Then he curried on : Yon sure are a lucky bloke ; pretty cushy, I calls It." I asked him If tho wounds wero good "or Blighty. He answered: "Yes, you're good for Blighty, and iu H-iblnkin* that they're good for a discharge. That iefî ii'ann o' yo j'n will he out o' commission for ine fest o' your life. Your wife, if you' 'e got one, will bloomin' well 'ûve to eut your meat for you, that is if you're lucky enough to get any blinkin' meat on the pension the Top 'Als ome will 'and you." A feeling of pride surged through me. In a hospital of wounded soldiers a severely wounded case is more or less looked up to, while a man with a superficial wound is treated as an or dinnry mortal. I could read respect, perhaps Intermixed with a little envy, j lu the eyes of the surrounding Tom The door at (Jio end of the ward : opened. A howl cume from the cot at tides and medical men. my right, ami a gruff Irish voice j "Close that damned door. You ; bloomin' hospltnl men have no einse at all. Here I am, knocked about by a shell, and the likes o' youse puts me in a bloody draft. It's a good thing we lmve a navy; with the likes o' you blokes In the army, we certainly need ; shouted : one." A snicker went up from the patients, Then a Tommy on iny left answered this outburst with: "Bloody nerve, I call it. 'Ere 'e is, a ' covered with blankets, and grousin' about a little druwft, and not many hours back 'e was lyin' in a bloomin' j shell 'ole, with the wind n-blowin' the j whiskers off 'lm, and 'e u-prayin' for Rtretcher hearers. I'll wager a quid 'e belongs to the Royal Irish Rifles," Tho man on my right retorted: "Naw, I'm not In tho Royal Irish Rifles, but I belong to a good outilt— the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, and I can ! lick the man that says they ain't." Just then, from a corner of the ward, j "Jones, get the M. O. (medical of-1 came the voice of a stretcher bearer: fleer). Ilurry up—quick—this poor . bloke's a-goln' west." The man holding my hand suddenly released his grip, and rising to ills feet ; hurriedly left the ward. A dead si m !: ■ . Î 1 V /JJC ; "4 A < y I wtmr . s tiw I, ■ M! N : 'What's the Matter? Am I Wounded7" ience ensued. I tried to turn in the direction from which the first voice L, pT, I* hail come, but. tho shnrp pain In my boulder warned me that it was use less. In a few seconds the door opened .* and j could hear low voices down in jtj,è corner, t: around mo .Intently gazipg Jn the di rectlon of tbe voices. After a few niiautes the door opened again, then clo sed, and Jones came back. I looked up et hint and he solemnly nodded. 0ne more son of Britain had paid the toU of war. I could see the Tommies My unbnndagod eye suddenly be came cloudy and misty gud a hot toar M ijed down my cheek. Tho door at the other end of tlie ward opened and two stretcher bear ers entered, going In tho direction of thee dead man. I'retty soon they left ttw ward, carrying a stretcher, ; on 'which was a still form covered with a The Irishman on my right j was repealing to hlmSelf: | "Poor bloke, poor bloke; he sure done his bit, and it won't be long be fore he'll be pushiu' up the daisies , blanket, somewhere In France. And before this war Is over, there'll be lots more In the same fix." One of the Tommies, In an effort to. be brnvP, addressed Jolltes : \\ hats Is nyme, Mike? What bat -1 talion Is e from V Jones answered: "James Collins, a lanco corporal out" of the Royal Warwicks; five machine gun bullets through the right lung— hemorrhage." The door opened agnln and two stretcher bearers entered, carrying a Tommy, his head lying flat, and a smell of ether pervaded the ward. We knew it war n case from tho Pictures j (operating room). The stretcher bear- j ers placed him on tho right of tho Irishman. I Jones now left me, and, getting a lit- \ tlo white basin, went over to the new arrival. The Tommies turned lnquiiv ing looks in his direction. Answering these glances, ho read from the tag planed to tho tunic of the patient: "Shell wound, left foot— amputa tlon." Then and there I knew that I had lost toy prestige. In a short while the form on the stretcher begun to mumble. This mumbling soon turned to singing; tliat Hopes?" Tommy sure could sing ! He must have been a comedian in civilian life, be cause tlie Tommies were soon roaring with laughter: so was I, as much as my wounds would permit. Harry Tate, the famous English comedian, in his palmiest days, never had a more ap preciative audience. After a while the singing ceased, and the Tommies be gan conversing among themselves. The main was—"Blighty—What Each ono was hoping his topic wo vioi w bo sont to England. The bearers were being pestered with quus fions as to what chance the Tommies had of reaching their coveted goal. I believe they all envied the man under ether, because, with n left foot mlss serious enough for him to stretcher ing, he was sure to be sent to Blighty, A sergeant major of the Royal Army Medical corps entered the ward. The medical men promptly stood at att<*n tlon, except one or two who were taking care of serious cases. The ser géant major ordered: "Get this ward in shape. The M. O. Is coming through in five minutes to Inspect cases and 'clear out.' '' The medical men went from cot to cot, carefully smoothing out blankets, tucking in loose ends and picking up "fug ends" (cigarette butts). The sergeant major left, In about ten minutes the door opened again and, with a smart "shun" from the sergeunt major a dead sl Ience reigned In the ward. The medi cal men all came to attention, then the doctor entered, followed by a clerk and a R. A. M. C. sergeant. He stopped at each cot, carefully read tho tag on the wounded man oceupy Ing It, passed a few remarks which 'he clerk jotted down on a pad of paper, and as he left each wounded soldier he made a cheering remurk to him. lad?" at the same time stooping over my tng. "Hum—three rifle bullets ; well, my When he came to me he asked : 'Well, how are you feeling, my lucky fellow, it means England for you." I could have kissed that doctor, Then he passed to the Irishman on my right. Stooping over him, he said: "How are you, my lad?" The Irishman answered : "I'm d-d sick and I want to get out of here ; I want to get out of here, out of this draft. Every tin minutes they're openin' and a-shuttin' that door." The doctor, with a wink, turned to the R. A. 51. C. sergeant and said: "Shrapnel, left foot, knee and right breast. I see no rea;*jh why this man won't be ready for duty in a couple of days." Tlie Irishman, with a yell, an swered : "Dooty ; how the h—I can I do dooty when I can't walk?" The doctor answered : "That will be all right, my lad. We'll fix you up with a cushy job at brigade headquarters, pounding a typewriter." The Irishman, with a groan of dis gust, addressing nobody In particu lar, sighed: "Out since Mona, and I end up workin' a bloody typewriter at head quarters. Stick me in skirts and I'll go as a manicurist." The doctor, paying no attention to this remark, went to the next case and soon left the ward. As soon as the door closed a string of oaths came from the Irishman : "Poundin' a typewriter at headquarters; just like tho bloody British army ; what iu li—1 do I know about one of those writip' machines? Just my' luck'. Why couldn't that shell have hit me In the hands. But I s'pose if I'd lost my bloody hands .they'd made a tlght-rope walker out o' me. Win this war—what -hopes?" The Tommies were eagerly ques tlonlng each other: "What did he aye. to you?" "Are 0U good for Blighty?" "He marked England on my tag!" "What does base hospital mean? Does It mean that Tm to stick it out in this bloodv niu(l whlIe you b i oke3 are a-goia' to Blighty?" etc - * l'n-.'ty -soon a stretcher bearer cn tered, earning a little oblong green b ox, which, we all knew, contained cigarettes. He was greeted with a chorus of: - "Gimme' a fag, mate; I'm all out f! ome 0I1) chuln don . t forRPt mp That's a good fellow. Let's have 0 h e; " , Pretty soon every Tommy who was ab i e had a lighted fag between his i lpgj and g slg h of-content-went up as he inhaled deep drafts of the sm oke I certainly enjoved mine The sergeant major again entered. Th e me dlcnl men came to attention. in crisp tones he ordered : "Get the convoy for England ready, Look alive ; the ambulances are ex pected any minute." The stretcher bearers entered, bus tling about, and the ward was in an uproar. Then, outside, could be heard the chugging engines of the waiting ambulances. As each fortunate Tommy was car ried out the more unfortunate ones, who were to be left behind nt the base hospital, bravely wished him a "Good luck, mate; give m.v regards to Trafalgar square, Be careful ami don't loso your watch In Petticoat lane. Give 'er my love." As I was carried through the door the cold nlr sent a shiver through me and my wounds began to pain. The effect of the chloroform was wearing off. Outside It was dark and confu slon seemed to reign supreme. Lan terns were flashing to and fro and long lines of stretchers could be seen moving toward the ambulances. I was placed in an ambulance with three others. A rasping noise as the gears were shifted, and with a jerk tho ambulance started, made me grind my teeth, that at last I was on my way to that That jerk But I was happy in the thought ^ longed-for heaven, Blighty I j probably it would be found that on reason why a woman lives longer tlm Early Decline«, If the truth could be discovered a man Is because she doesn't pn" attention to statistics.—Dallas N NEED OF STATE DEFENSE URGED I Idaho's Governor Makes Many Sugges tions in His Message to the Legislature. Boise, Idaho.—That the state coun cil of defense should he made a per manent body, officially recognized, to he called into action and dismissed by the governor as emergencies arise, was one of the chief recommendations made in the message of Governor Da vis to the fifteenth session of the state legislature. The governor makes the following suggestions : Advocates- permanent memorial for Idaho soldiers and insists on employ ment'for returning soldiers. Urges that only English be spoken at public assemblages and taught ex clusively in the grade schools. Asks ratification of the. national pro hibition amendment and favors nation al equal suffrage. Advises a wise and constructive pol icy of employment and state and com munity development In highway work, building, reclamation, etc. Asks Co-operation with the federal government in education, agriculture, roads and water measurements. Urges completion of the capital building and asks Boise to proceed, in that event, with program to make its surroundings a civic center. Points out that there is no budget making machinery at present and sug gests that study and preparation of budgets be made the duty of some of ficial responsible to the governor. Recommends reorganization of the land board and the fish and game de partment ; a better system of account ing for departmental fees; consolida tion of departments to avoid duplica tion of effort and lack of co-ordination, and urges that responsibility he strict ly fixed. Favors organization | of state con stuhulary; Increase in membership of the supreme court. Favors the short ballot. Urges that the powers of the gov ernor he increased to harmonize with the responsibilities. Favors adoption for Idaho of national plan and application of modern busi ness methods. Urges that the bureau of farm mar kets be made of practical benefit to Ihe farmers, especially as to market departmental ing conditions. Recommends rehabilitation of the department of immigration and labor ; urges that present schedule of com pensation for workmen be increased in some cases. First Test Vote in House. Boise, Idaho.—By an overwhelming vote the lower house of the Idaho leg islature on January 7 laid on the table resolution, offered by h Nonparti san league member favoring "the es a tablishment of a league of nations to enforce peace and aim at promoting the liberty, progress and orderly de velopment of tiie world." Promoters of the motion made ah attempt to have the resolution passed under suspension of rules, hut were decisively defeated by the Republican majority on a test vote. American Dead in Russia. Washington.—Total deaths among the American expeditionary forces in northern Russia to January ' 4 were givwi'a.s six-officers n'tnl 126 men, in a cablegram received at the war'depart ment from Colonel.Janies A. Reggies, American military attache with Am bassador Francis at Archangel. RAYMOND FOSDiCK Jr* v>: %• i. t.^ w A)■ ■ % w : i. 4 * u Union 1 rù New portrait of Raymond B. Fos dlck, chairman of the commission on training camp activities, who sailed with President Wilson's party on the George Washington, He makes the trip at the request of General Per shing and will inspect all the non-mili tary organizations serving with the American expeditionary forces in order to find the needs of the soldiers in re gard to recreation and entertainment influenza Fund for Alaska. Washington.—A resolution by Sen ntor Jones of Washington appropriat ing $100,000 for government aid in fighting influenza in Alaska was adopted by the senate and sent to the house. Made Millions From Buffalo. Chicago.—A fortune between $2 OtX) and $3,<XX>,000, amassed in dealing In buffalo hides before the bison dis appeared from the plains, is disposed of in the will of William C. Loben stine, filed Tuesday. .000. I HI FALL OUÏ A small bottle of "Danderine" keeps hair thick, strong, beautiful. Girls! Try this! Doubles beauty of your hair in a few moments. -■ \ ' - m ■■■ m mw-M ? $ U lm V j&y I ' wm * % ■ Rj* n ; ï *» • • V*" r -imassm. Within ten minutes after an appli cation of Danderine you can not find a single trace of dandruff or falling hair and your scalp will not itch, but what will please you most will be after a few weeks' use, when you see new hair, fine \:im and downy at first—yes—but really new hair—growing all over the scalp. A little Danderine immediately dou bles the beauty of your liair. No dif ference how dull, faded, brittle and scraggy, just moisten a cloth with Dan derine and carefully draw it through your hair, taking one small strand at a time. The effect is amazing—your hair will be light, fluffy and wavy, and have an appearance of abundance; an in comparable lustre, softness and luxu riance. Get a small bottle of Knowlton's Danderine for a few cents at any drug store or toilet counter, and prove that your hair Is as pretty and soft as any ., —that it has been neglected or injured by careless treatment—that's all—you surely can have beautiful hair and lots of it if you will just try a little Dai> define.*—Adv. Always a Drawback. Five-year-old Ernest was expressing himself vociferously because his moth er experienced difficulty in polling the comb through his tangled mat of• curls'. "Never mind," said his faUier over the top of his paper. "Some day you'll he as bald as papa nnd won't be both ered with liair to comb." Ernest brightened momentarily, then heaved a sigli of resignation. "Oh, well, it would only make that much more fnCe to wash," lie said. Gçt the Facts, Doctor. • Dqçto^ Strattor says that "old maids ate a result of man's undesirability." lias l)e -uever hear^. of .the excess of women in. the population in most, old communities, or is this a squint to- , ward- polygamy? 'Uat,. tjut doctor; count up the o'd ."bachelors first.— New York Evening Sun. • Argentine women have won their •right to all the professions, including engineering nnd law. 3 a? SI \, A y Y.~l //; ns Trnr In 1848 Sir Arthur Garrod proved that in gout ( also true in rheumatism ) there is deficient elimination oa the part of the kidneys and the poisons within are not thrown off. Prof. H. Strauss attributes a gouty attack to the heaping up of poisons where there is an abundance of urio acid which is precipitated in the joints and sheaths, setting up inflammation. Before the attack of gout or rheu matism there is sometimes headache, or what is thought to bo neuralgia, or rheumatic conditions, such as lumbago, pain in the back of the neck, or sciatica. As Prof. Strauss says, " The excretion of uric acid we are able to effect by exciting diuresis." Drink copiously of water, six or eight glasses per day, hot water before meals, and obtain Anurio tablets, double strength, for 60 cts., at the nearest drug store and take them three times a day. If you want a trial E ackage send 10 cents to Dr. Pierce's avalias' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y. "Anuric" (anti-uric) is a recent dis covery of Dr. Pierce and much r:ore potent than lithia, for it will dissolve uric acid as hot tea dissolves sugar.