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I —Xow American army flelc kitchen which can cook for 1,.V10 men In un minutes. ‘2 —Rev. Mr. McF.-w land of the
American army and nurses Inspecting the village of Vltrfmont, rebuilt by American engineers. 3-rGennan emerg ing from cellar where he had been waiting to surrender to the British. YANKEE FIGHTERS NEARING COAST OF FRANCE A host of khakl-c!nd soldiers of the Cuited States lining the rails of an American lighter as they get their first View of France where they ore about to disembark. CANADIAN JOURNALISTS VISIT FRANCE In this ('ai&dlnn official photograph Is shown a group of Canadian journalists on Imanl a Canadian tram car in France, riding through one of the forests on the western front. FRENCH WOMEN STUDY AIRPLANES He vers I French women airplane mechanics, attached to the British army In France, Interested In the mechanism of a British machine. The women release male mechanics for duty as pilots. THE ET.lt MOUNTAIN PILOT. DOUGHBOY FULLY EQUIPPED Back view of the heavy pack con taining helmet, rations, etc., of an American infantryman, carried while going over the top In France. A Forsaken Trade. Automobile thieves have forsaken their trade of swiping Joy wagons for more essential work—that of making prison shoes. Very few cars have beeu , stolen lutely. But it being an open in dustry. women have invade?! It. At least one woman has. She didn’t get very far, but she was busy while in the business. She stole a car,, ran down a , min in the next street, hopped out of • the machine, dragged her victim to the sidewalk, sent in an umhulunce call ! and then, concluding that she didn’t I really care for the car. walked uway | and left it.—New York Sun. Good for Eugenics. “The war has put an end to match making.” “Has it ifllly? I notice there are as many marriages ns ever.” “Of course, but the young people arrange matters for themselves. It’s hound to be that way nowadu.vs when a ‘buck’ private In khaki stands a bet ter chance to win the village belle than a banker’s son. who couldn’t pass the physical examination to enter the army.”—Birmingham Age-Herald. i FOLKS TOO FORMAL Drummer Ralls at Prevailing Rules of Etiquette. Sees Ideal Condition of Affairs Whore Everybody Know* Everybody Elea by Hie First Name—Asks, Why Bo Strangers? “It’s a cold, formal world we live in,** remurked the drummer, ns he inspect ! ed the Souvenir postnls on the rack, | “and something should be done about I I "I must have somebody to talk to, | somebody to listen to me especially, j And sometimes that one is hard to find. 1 cannot, according to the rules of | etiquette ns now interpreted, walk up ! to the first man 1 meet and engage [ him in an engrossing conversation. 1 am expected to pass him up until some friend of his or mine performs the ceremony of *Mr. Jones, meet Mr. | Jinks.’ | *‘I won’t stand on it or for it. If 4 ! there Is no one around to introduce me' I i'll do thfc Job myself. When you know how. It becomes a very easy matter. And, you will find, the other person % usually as glad to meet you as you ure to meet him. So why be strangers? “After all, this country Is a very small place. Just a little over a hun dred million of us. If we were u con genial race everybody should know everybody else by his first name. Is there anything sadder than the heart of u New Yorker or a Chicagoan walk ing down the streets of Los Angeles and knowing nobody? 44 And a man who knows all the cob blestones on Market street in ’Frisco can die of loneliness on Broadway, for all his fellow man cares. The man who comes from the country, the tall grass, the big woods. Is not so formal os his city brother. 1 wits on a street car the other day and one of the other Passengers was a soil tiller. When he fcot to Ills corner he turned around and said: *Wal. good-by, everybody/ “Did It ta’ e? My friends, everybody in that car put on a broad smile. The sunny Intimacy of the old man warmed the cockles in every heart. A woman sitting next to me, who had looked ns cold and distnnf'as the top of IMke’s peak from Denver, turned to me and said: 'Isn’t he a dear old soul?’ "A perfectly strange man across the aisle came over and asked me for the time by my watch. I am positive that 'f that neighborly rube hadn’t broken the Ice that strange man would never have felt free enough to make his re quest. If he had asked for the loan of a five I would have passed it to him on the spot. 1 felt so in love with the world. “When I left the car at ray hotel cornet I was myself impelled to hid those other people a fond adieu. They would have been put in n more cheer full frame of mind, and if perchance 1 ever met one of them again in wane distant land they would have accepted me ns an old friend. And that’s one thing my systBra requires. 1 must have some qne to talk to, some one to listen to me.” “If you were married your problem would be solved,” said the girl at the cigar stand. “It would not,” replied the drum mer sadly. *Tm on the road all the time and don’t make enough to carry a wife with me.” Dates Back Centuries. Long before the present drastic spir it concerning enemy aliens showed it self in Great Britain, a shop door In Bond street carried written large the announcement that “no person of Ger man birth, whether naturalised or not. is permitted to enter these premises.” It was of course In the nature of an outer and visible sign of un inward and patriotic grace, but one wondered on reading that notice how on earth the owner of the premises could tell whether his order got obeyed or not. j Curiosity, however, did not ge so j fnr as to Impel Inquiry in fhe matter, j but now that the spirit of the Bond ! street shopman is shared by the whole nation, it might be quite worth while ; for officials of several of the govern- I nient departments to get a little Inf Or i n ation from him on “how he does It." : Hints based on experience are not to bo despised. Wouldn't Help Legal Brother. Two Tuskegee graduates represent ed, respectively, plaintiff and defend ant in n municipal court the other day. The question at issue being close, the judge nsked for some authorities. The attorney for the plaintiff hand ed up a book. His honor was so Im pressed with the citation that be ob ! served, “This case seems to be In point.” When the Judge had finished, opposing counsel, much perturbed, de manded, “Misto Attorney, le’ me see that book.” I “No, sah!” was the retort. “Look up yo’ own law."—Chicago News. 8ource of Timber Shifted. 1 Shipbuilders in Maine are bringing , timber for supplying their yards from Oregon. This, a few years ago, would have been regarded as another In stance of carrying coals to Newcastle. Time was when Maine had timber enough for its own purposes and to spare. There is, perhaps, no occasion for alarm at the present time, but would it not be well, even now, for Maine to begin thinking of conserving soil of the Aroostook? To have to go out of the state for timber is sad, but to have to look elsewhere for potatoes would be terrible.—Christian Science Monitor. HOME TOWN HELPS. COMMUNITY LIFE IS BEST Under That System Evsry Citizen Hat an Equal Interest in His Own Heme Town. Community life Is the Ideal life. People have more time to spend In and about their homes and as a re sult take greater Interest in the de velopment of their immediate neigh borhood. They are more congenial and neighborly; they take greater pride In keeping their homes and yards In good condition; they are contented, more progressive and incidentally more prosperous; thtir children are raised and educated In the proper moral environment; they associate with good companions and grow up to be sound, healthy, clear-thinking men and women of the type that mnke the best citizens. Much more could be said of the community proposition, but I believe [ have said sufficient to prove beyond a doubt that the development of com munities on a broad, systematic basis will have a tendency to increase the number of home lovers and home owners. Itenl estate companies should avoid is much as .possible the placing of a mere allotment on the market. It takes considerable time, trouble and money to work on the community plan, but the results achieved make the ex £a efTort and expense well worth while.—Ex change. PRETTY ORNAMENT ON PORCH it Is Just Things Like This Floral Urn That Add Attractiveness to a Town. A large granite bowlder hollowed out is a receptacle for a potted plant Is :he ornament which adorns, the porch The Ground Pine Seems to Grow Naturally Right Out of the Bowlder ind the Effect la Very Attractive. it the home of Paul Brocliler, on West Adams street, Los Angeles. The rock Is practically round, except Ihnt It is slightly flattened on the base to give It a firm setting. With an or iinary rock drill the inside of the stone was hollowed out so tlu»t a large flow er pot would fit in exactly. A small Iraiiiage hole was drilled through to the bottom and a ground pine was planted in the flower pot.—Popuiar Science Monthly. Dent Lot Woods Get Starttd. *lf the garden Is not neglected too long It can be rehabilitated uguln to some extent, but tills means a long, hard job, which Is not a pleasant thing in hot weather. On the other hand, If u little Judicious work Is done at fre quent intervals the weeds and pests can l>e kept down—and so the garden kept up—without burdensome effort. Never let the weeds grow tall. Kill them with some kind of cultivating tool when they are little, or, still bet ter. by stirring the ground from time to time before they appear at all; for you may be sure that If the ground Is not stirred frequently they will appear. Do not let the pests get a start. It Is safe to use the arsenical sprays on late cabbages, cauliflowers and tomatoes. No part of the late cabbages thus far grown will be eaten, and furthermore, they develop from the Inside so that even if arsenic Is used on them lnte, the edible portion Is protected by the coarse outer leaves. Cauliflower may be so sprayed until the curd be gins to form. Anything that Is peeled may he sprayed. Totnntles may either be peeled or washed and thus freed from auy dangerous effects. Fatal to Neglect Garden. Neglect of the garden during the hot weuther is fatal to a good crop, says W. E. Lommel of Purdue university, assistant county agent leader. In churge of garden work. More work In the garden Is necessary now than nt any other time of the year, U full value from earlier efforts Is expected. Enthusiasm of the war gardeners must continue till frost. “Vegetables require moisture and food for their proper development, and the food is not available for plant use If water is not-present In the soil,” said Mr. Lommel. “A good supply of soli moisture in the garden, therefore, Is of vital importance. In watering, soak the soil thoroughly, as frequent light sprinklings do more harm than good. Seeds which are planted dtiring hot dry weather especially need artificial mm do th» vimn* ntnntß-** Why Dread Old Age? It doesn’t matter how old you are, > if yoa keep well and active. Lota of folks are younger at 70 than others are at 60. Lame, bent backs; stiff, achy, rheu znatio joints; bad eyesight and deafness are too often due to neglected kidney trouble and nbt to advancing years. « Don’t let weak kidneys age you. Use Doan's Kidney Pills. They have made life more comfortable for thou sands of elderly folks. 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Ite cently she has been playing with the neighborhood children, and has learned to use words which until then had been foreign to her vocabulary. The other day she was on her hack porch. The screen door came to with n bam:, tipping over the chair in which were her playthings. “Darn !’’ she exploded, wratlifully. Immediately her mother, who hud heard the expression, catne to the porch. “What did you say, Ruth?” she demanded. ltuth looked up from the scattered playthings and smiled her most allur ing smile. “ ’Scuse me, mamma.” she returned". New Gospel Hymn. At a New Jersey cump meeting a new song Is becoming popular us the old gospel tunes. It is “Telephone to Heaven.” Many of the old hymn writers never heard of such a thing as a telephone, but n 1918 audience sits, in the grove and makes it ring wffii tlie strains of “Central’s never busy, always on the line; yon may hear from heaven almost any thne.”—Utica (N. Y.) Press. No Regard for Nothin'. Not content with smashing records and Huns, the American soldiers are even going so far hs io upset the law* of naturul dynamics—puttin’ the push In Yank. A brush, comb, mirror and electric light are combined in n new toilet set that can he carried in npocket. AFeetfng Confidence always does with healtkand health | making is the big reason for' A delicious food rich in the vital phosphates. No Waste. You oat and enjoy it to the last atom. Health making, nourishing _ economical „ n-y/t. There's m R—son.