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The Elk Mountain pilot. [volume] (Irwin, (Ruby Camp), Gunnison County, Colo.) 1880-19??, September 26, 1918, Image 6

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
“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
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 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
“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
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
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.
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.
A Colorado Cue
Mrs. Dasie Brum
ley. 114 Twelfth Bt., ""T
Greeley, Colo., says:
“I had a steady,
erabie ache in
back and dragged
along day after day iwwmTfWl<
feeling too tired andraroVT
discouraged to do my Rwßfl BB \
housework. I
spells of dl£«lne»ah&£yi Wi
and felt weak andLw£M\' / IBtj
confused for hours. r /mJ
My kidneys were By,
weak and caused me
a great deal of dl«-
tress. My hands and ' . ,
feet swelled and my whole body be
came bloated. Doan’s Kidney Pills
were recommended and I tried them
and soon the swelling had all gone
and I felt as well aa ever.”
Get Dess’s at Any State, €Oe eles
DOAN S 'fillV I
For Constipation
Carter’s Little
Liver mis
will set you right
over nighL
Purely Vegetable
Carter's Iron Pills
Win restore color to the faces of
those who lack Iron in the blood,
as most psls-fscsd people do.
’Scuse Me, Mamma.
Ruth Is Just three years old. 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
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.
always does with
healtkand health |
making is the big
reason for'
A delicious food
rich in the vital
No Waste. You
oat and enjoy it
to the last atom.
Health making,
nourishing _
„ n-y/t.
There's m R—son.

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