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'if AMD SAVES WIFE FARMERS MUST GUARD THROUGH SUMMER SEASON AGAINST ARMY WORM INVASION Saw r "ronyfeuffering by Getting Her Lydia Pinkham' Vegetable Compound. Pittsburgh, Pa." For many month wu not able to do my work owing to ell 4 r r isf a weakness wmcn caused backache and headaches. A friend called m y attention to one of your newspaper advertisements and immediately my husband bought three bottles of Lydia E. Pinkham's V e g e t a b 1 e Corn pound for me. After taking two bottles I felt fine end my troubles caused by that weak nessare a thing of the past. All women who suffer as I did should try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound." Mrs. J as. Rohrberg, 20 Knapp St., N. 8., Pittsburgh, Pa. Women who suffer from any form of weakness, asindicated by displacements, inflammation, ulceration, irregularities, backache, headaches, nervousness or "the blues," should accept Mrs. Rohr berg suggestion and give Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound a thorough trial. For over forty years it has been correcting such ailments. If you have mysterious complications write for advice to Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co. Lynn, Mass. Pie and Ruin. The American'! fondness for pie, to which I was alluding the other day, was the ruin of Emerson, according to a letter written by one of Ms friends, Henry J. Warner. "It whs pie at break fast that broke down Kmerson prema turely; no human being, however well, can live long und keep his mind un clouded on pie at breakfast. Kmerson lost hia mind or perhaps .nemory at u much earlier period than he would hnve been likely to lose It owing to the vicious habit of pie at breakfast." "BAYER CROSS" ON GENUINE ASPIRIN "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin" to be g-enuine must be marked with the safety "Bayer Cross." Always buy an unbroken Bayer package which con tains proper directions to safely re lieve Headache, Toothache, Earache, Neuralgia, Colds and pain. Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets cost but a few cents at drug stores larger packages also. Aspirin Is the trade mark of Bayer Manufacture of Monoacetlt scidester of Sallcylicacld. Adv. She Hesitated. "And so you proposed to Ethel last night?" asked the young man's sister. "Yes, I did." replied her brother, sadly. "And did she give you any encour agement ?" "Oh, yes!" "Then have I to congratulate you?" 'No ; she refused me !" "But I thought you said she gave you some encouragement?" "Well." said trie youth reluctantly, "she looked at me three times before she refused me!" Dr. Very'm "TV art Shot" not only expel ffomi or TiDfWorm but cleans out the . mucus In which they brrrd and tones up - 110 digestion. One dose sufficient. Adv. - You Xunligl can right a battle in which the itrht of eternal righteousness rlears the sights. Couldn't Work S. W. Bishop Was Laid Up By Kidney Trouble. Now Owes Good Health to Doan's. "I owe my present good health, large ly, to Doan's Kidney Pills" says S. . Bishop, 5162 Kensington Ave.. St. Louis, Mo. "I wasn't able to work. Sharp pains would catch me when I stooped or tried to lift anything, and at night the kidney se cretions passed frequently and w-re scanty ana painful. Specks seemed to be before my eyes and I would get aiizy. There was a purfiness under my eyes. 1 could see myself failing from day to day and I finally was laid up from June until reptem ber. I got Doan's Kid ney Pills and used them. relief with the first box and became stronger every day. I could sleep rrell at night and the kidney secretions were How of natural color. The dizziness and other troubles disappeared and I picked up in weight. After I had used four boxes of Doan's Kidney Pills I looked and felt like my old self. The cure seemed a miracle and I firmly be lieve that my life was saved by this remedy." Sworn to "before me. JOint W. BRUKS. Xotary Public. G Doas i at Any Store. 60s a Box DOAN'S S?ST FOSTERrMILB URN CO, BUFFALO. N.Y. Hr. Bits I received Unfailing Symptoms. Mose Lightfoot Mawnin! Wash Lincoln Mawnin 1 "How is you all dis mavkin'?" "Ah got a misery." "Where 'bouts?" "Ah feel all de time like Ah was gonna fall right fTown In mah tracks." "Fall right down?" "Yassah." "Man alive, yo all got de dropsy ! Youngstovvn Telegram. yl"li Ceais Keep your Eyes IlMz f I Stronjr and Healthy. If L4i r 7 Tire, Smart, I tch, or Burn, u sore, imuueo, Inflamed or Granulated, csa Murine often. Safe for Infant or Adult AtaUDncsurta. Write for Free Eye Book. Ej Cjra Vzsxtj Canaj. Gt;, 0. S. A. " ; ) '111 '! sr" (m vs.. ... WORLD WAR J mk W I 1917 1918 f J 4flJ AUGUST deY GREEN 01 1 ' IW I CAPTAIN U.5.A.M.R.C ' ) , i 2m . 1 . REGISTERED I fe? v 8 JfeP ! j aMER1CAN FORESTRY A55DCIAT1DN Fm . ' ' r c ItSTuSi' '4" WASHINGTON. D.C. k . , , jjffl J " ' 3 By JOIIX DICKINSON SHERMAN. NEXT to well-equipped and thoroughly up-to-date railways, transportation means goad solid wagon roads. Even In normal times the economic value of such roads la well nigh', incalculable, but in a period of armed con flict victory or defeat may depend upon the condition of the common highways. All this is well known. And yet. though far-seeins; men have for some years been urging the gowd roads movement upon the people and some progress has been achieved, our highways la general still remain among the worst In the world. -Albert J. Beveridge. I think that I shall never see A poem as lovely as a tree A tree whose hungry mouth Is prest Against the world's sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may In summer wear A nest of robins in her hair; Poems are made by fools like me. But only God can make a tree. Joyce Kilmer. If you want to build a road, let the people plant memorial trees along that road and your project Is a success. Charles Iathrop Pack. Thus come closer to the Great Tree-Maker. Plant memorial trees In honor of the men who gave their lives to their country in honor of the men who offered their lives. Rev. Dr. Francis E. Clark. Roads pnd trees for remembrance! Victory highways In honor of America's fight ing men In the great war! Iloadslfle planting of trees in memory of their Individual deeds! It is a truism that the economic and moral fiber of any community is shown by the condition of Its highways. Give the community the right kind of roads, schools, churches, factories and banks and the other signs of advancement will soon be in evidence. Memorial roads! What more fitting monument can we build in honor of our heroes? Permanent roads dedicated to them! How can a community better commemorate their achievements? And all these memorial roads planned and built as parts cf a great system of victory highways victory highways that food may move from farm to city and canufactures back to the farm! that the way of the children to the schoolhouse may be made easy; that the defense of America against armed force may be certain. Victory highways that not only serve the na tion's needs but delight the people's eye vic tory highways beautified by roadside planting of American trees and shrubs and flowers. No walls and gates and arches with their suggestion of something closed and set apart. , but memorial trees and groves tfnd little parks and wayside camps for the American traveler and food treej for the birds. To Abraham Lincoln have probably more me morials been erected than to any other man. Which of all these memorials Is most Impressive most fitting? Consider now the Lincoln high way as it Is and as it is 6oon to be. The Lincoln highway Is an object lesson of what Is and what Is to be in a memorial road. More than 3.000 miles in length. It runs east and west through the heart of America, with giant north and south feeder highways. Joining the At lantic and the Pacific. It traverses " 11 states. Fifteen millions have been expended on It in the last five years. Already there are nearly 4O0 miles of concrete and brick and paving and more than 1.000 miles of macadam. It Is In operation from end to end. It carries an endless procession of Americans In their own automobiles. The year round It 13 dotted with freight trucks. At this very moment the federal government has under way on the Lincoln way across tho continent an exhibition train. It started from "Washington, and from Gettysburg. Pa., the rotite Is over the Lincoln way to Pittsburgh, Camden and Bucyrus. O.; Fort Wayne. Ind. ; Chicnso Heights, 111.; Clinton, Cedar Rapids and Marshall town, la.; Omaha, Neb.; Cheyenne. Wyo. ; Salt Lake City, Utah; Carson City and Ely, Nev., finally dropping down the Sierra Nevada to Sac ramento, Cal., and then to San Francisco. This train consists of 00 motor-vehicles of the types employed by the motor transport corps In the conduct of the winning of the war. In addition, accompanying this train are several - other branches of the United States army service. In eluding representatives of the engineer corps, with antiaircraft defense trucks and searchlights, and certain specially detailed observers who will make an intensive study and report to the war department on road conditions. The trip Is being made for both military and educational purposes. Including: An extended performance test of the several standardized types of motorized army equipment used for transports tion of troops and cargo and for other special military purposes; the war department's contribution to good roads movement ; demonstra tion of the practicability of long-distance motor post and commercial transportation and the need for Judicious expenditure of federal governmental appropriations In providing the necessary high ways. So much for the Lincoln highway as a means of transportation a transcontinental road link ing the United States by states. Consider now the Lincoln way as a beauty spot and a m morlal, not only to the Great Emancipator, but to the heroes who followed his example and won the freedom of the world In the great war. The roadside planting of the Lincoln way Is In charge of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. This organization has a membership of 2,500.000 members. It has a state federation In every state In the Union. Mary K. Sherman, chairman of the conservation department of the general federation, has secured a comprehensive planting plan for the way. This plan has been worked out by Jens Jensen, a noted landscape engineer of Chicago. In general It provides for the planting of trees, shrubs and flowers indige nous to the locality. For example, blue prints have been made for the planting of the way through the 180 miles of Illinois. These prints give all necessary details kinds of trees, shrubs and flowers for each locality; suggestions for grouping each. The clubs of the several states through which the way passes will see to It that the planting Is done. Many clubs in other states will plant memorial miles on the way and In addition carry out the same plan In application to Lincoln way feeders In their own states. Features of this roadside planting of the Lin coln way by the general federation are memorial trees In honor of Individual heroes; groves, foun tains, camping places along the road; fruit and nut trees for the birds and a bird sanctuary from ocean to ocean. For ten years America has been spending from $200,000,000 to $300,000,000 a year for highway construction and maintenance without national pian without relation to the broad needs of the count ly as a whole and with little co-ordination of effort between states. After spending over $2,000,000,000 In a decade, we are, broadly speak ing, as far from a proper connecting system of radiating highways In the United States as ever. The latest government figures show a total h'ehway mileage In the United States of 2.457, 334 and of this total, even after the tremendous expenditures noted, but 12 per cent, or some 200, O0 miles, have received any attention whatever and these Improvements are scattered In 4.3 states, In a loose and utterly Ineffective way, over va rious sections of our entire 2,500,000 miles. Now the time for national action has arrived Thus the time is ripe for roads and trees for remembrance. The United States is going to ex pend $500,000,000 in the next few years on a na tional highway system of Interstate arterial routes. It only remains to be seen what agency of the federal government Is to have charge of the construction. If the department of agricul ture and the state highway commissions do the work, the government and the states will share the expense, half and half. If a highway com mission is established by congress to have charge of the work the share of the states will be apportioned In order that states like Nevada, Wyoming and Arizona shall not be too heavily burdened. As to the feature of memorial trees, this is also the chosen time. Public sentiment turns toward the idea. Events all over the country forecast a general memorial planting. The American Forestry association, of which Charles Lnthrop Pack is president, has Issued a call for memorial tree planting. It Is registering all memorial trees and giving certificates of reg istration ; also Instructions for planting. Rev. Dr. Francis E. Clark has called upon the Christian Endeavor societies to plant memorial trees. Georgetown university remembered its war heroes at its one hundred and thirtieth com mencement by planting 54 memorial trees in honor of Its heroic dead. To each tree was af fixed a bronze marker, of which a sample is given herewith. To the next of kin goes a duplicate of the marker. "My boys made a wonderful reputation for this country on the battlefields of France," says Dan iel Carter Beard. "I say my boys because I be lieve that there were hoy scouts In every Ameri can division that participated In the war. The boy scouts' slogan is, 'Once a scout always o scout.' A plan that we are taking up Is the planting of trees as memorials for our heroes. This Is being done In some parts of Long Island and should be done In all sections. After the tree has been planted a small tablet should be placed on It bearing the name of the man who made the supreme sacrifice, and when and where and how he was killed and his branch of the service. Many victory highways to be planted with me morial trees are under way throughout the coun try. The National Defense highway, between Blandensburg and Annapolis, Is Maryland's con tribution. New York Is planning a Roosevelt Memorial highway from Montauk Point to Buf falo. In Ohio Col. Webb C. Hays has ofTered to give memorial tablets, on memorial highways In Sandusky county, and William G. Sharpe, former ambassador to France, will do the same for Lo rain county. The poem by Joyce Kilmer, who gave his life for his country in France, Is most touching. What .Is more fitting than a tree for a memorial? We may attain the most magnificent effects In stone and bronze. Compare them with a permanent road enduring as the Appian way. built 22 cen turies ago and shaded by the Maryland tulip poplar or the Engelmann .spruce or any. other of our magnificent American trees. The glimpse of an Estes Park road in the Rocky Mountain Na tional park shows nature's way of beautifying a highway. Consider how the trees on guard add the crowning touch to the Washington monument. SURELY A BOSTON BABY "Mother?" "Yes, darling." MWhat is that strange phenomenon, occurring at alarming Intervals, by which the whole firmament appears to be illuminated for an infinitesimal space of time, then subsiding as quick ly as it came, leaving all in impene trable darkness?" "That, my precious. Is lightning. You must go to sleep now." "Just one thing more. . I note after each manifestation of nature you call lightning, there follows a dull, linger ing reverberation, commencing sharp ly and fortissimo, rumbling, tumbling away with the most gradual diminu endo, vanishing at last Into silence as black as the darkness that swallowed the light." What Is that?" That Is only thunder, caused from the lightning.' The baby, mother explains, was born only last November, and had never ob served a thunder storm until Wednes day night. Kansas City Star. Live on the Sunny Side. There are two classes of people to be met elmost dally; the people who live In the shadow and gloom, and those who live on the sunt., side of the street. The shadowed ones are sometimes called pessimists, some times people of melancholy tempera ment; sometimes disagreeable people. Wherever they go their characteristic is this their shadows always travel on before them. Most people will not beat their own burdens, but expose all their wounds to others. They are so busy looking down for pitfalls and sharp stones on which to step that they do not know that there are stars In the sky. These people live on the wrong side of the street, and yet, if they would only walk 20 feet to the other sidewalk, where they would feel thu warmth of the sun, it would make all the difference to their feelings. The Army Worm and Some of Its Insect Enemlea. Parent or Moth, Upper Right-Hand Corner; Full-Grown Larva, Lower Left-Hand Corner; Egg on Plant Stems; Pupa In Soil, Lower Right-Hand Corner; Other In sects Are Beetles and Wasps, Parasites of Army Worm. (Prepared by th United States Depart ment of Agriculture.) The army worm has cut a wide swath this year in the vicinities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Tex. Strenu ous efforts to" prevent its spread have been made, and absence of other re ports gives ground for the hope that it may not appear elsewhere this sum mer, but United States deparment of agriculture entomologists urge all farmers In all states east of the Itocky mountains to remain on the watch for the pest until cool weather comes next autumn. There are usually three generations of caterplllars the form in which the pest greatly damages" crops by feeding upon them In a year, but seldom or oever are there two successive out breaks in any one locality. The In sects nsually appear In the fields very suddenly, and It seems certain that the moths the parents of the caterpil lars at times fly In great numbers for many miles. In the direction of the prevailing winds, and alight In a body to deposit their eggs at some place favorable to the development of their offspring. This fact accounts for the Appearance of the army worm in re gions far removed from any known lource of Infestation. How to Identify Worm. The full-grown army worm Is a aearly naked, smooth, striped cater pillar, about one and one-half inch long. Its general color Is usually greenish, and the stripes, one along each side and a broad one down the center of the back, are dark and often nearly black. The stripe along the back usually has a fine, light-colored broken stripe running down Its cen ter. The color of the body between the dark stripes varies from greenish to reddish brown. The head is green ish brown, speckled with black. "When an army of these worms Is at work in a field." says one of the publications of the department of agriculture, which are not given to ex aggeration or to seeking after melo dramatic effects, "the champing of their jaws is plainly to be heard as they greedily devour every blade in sight. In this stage the army worm frequently consumes all of the food supply near the place where It has Seveloped from the eggs. When such Is the case the caterpillars mass to gether and crawl away In a body In search of other food. It is this habit which has gained for the insect the popular name of 'army worm.' " Killing) Worms In Furrows. It Is the massing together of the caterpillars which gives to the farmer the chance of destroying them in great numbers. Furrows or ditches are plowed or dug completely around the Infested area, or directly across the path of the advancing horde. In at tempting to cross such ditches the worms fall Into them, and can easily be destroyed by crushing them with a log dragged back and forth through the ditch or furrow. If shallow post holes are sunk In the bottom of the ditch at Intervals of about 20 feet, the worms will crawl along the ditch bottoms and fall Into the holes, where they may be destroyed by crushing or other means. If the subsoil Is of such a nature that water penetrates It but slowly, the post holes may be partially filled with water, with a layer of coal oil or petroleum on the top of it. The oil kills the worms Immediately. Other Control Measures. Watchfulness and quick action on the part of farmers are essential In all the control measures, which In clude, in addition to the Pitching method, the following: In case of a general invasion, give the ground a light cultivation, if pos sible, after the caterpillars have gone Feeding Cows Barley. Barley for cows should be fed ground, and may be used with ad vantage up to half the grain ration. LOSS FROM ARMY WORMS In the eastern states alone. United States department of ag riculture entomologists believe, many millions of dollars' worth of grain and forage crops lias disappeared down the throats of army worms in the past 30 years. The army worm feeds by pref erence upon grasses, both wild and cultivated ; next, upon the grasslike grains, such as millet, which suffer severely In out breaks. Wheat In Its unripe stages, corn, oats, and rye seem to be preferred In the order named. Alfalfa has suffered in Jury In the southwestern states. Clover is occasionally attacked. Into the ground to change to the next stage, the pupa. This will kill many of the pupae. Spray Infested grass or other vege tation not intended for forage pur poses with a mixture of 1 pound of parls green to 50 gallons of water. Do not use the sprayed grass or vege tation for forage. Spray growing grasses and other forage crops intended for use at a considerably later date with a solutloa of 1 pound of arsenate of lead (powder form) in 50 gallons of water, or 2 pounds of arsenate of lead (paste form) In 50 gallons of water. When corn Is Infested, spray with one of the following mixtures: Arse nate of lead (powder form) 2 pounfls, or 4 pounds of the paste form, in 50 gallons of water; or 1 pound of parls green and 2 pounds of freshly flaked lime in 50 gallons of water. Scatter poisoned bait broadcast over Infested fields. Take 50 pound of bran and mix thoroughly with it either 1 pound of parls gren or crud arsenic, then add 2 gallons of low grade molasses diluted with from 3 to 4 gallons of water, and 0 finely chopped lemons. This 13 especially recommended for fields containing mixtures of grass and cowpeas, cow peas and sorghum, or fields in which grass has been consumed by the cat erpillars. Do not pasture stock In fields where the grass or other crops have been sprayed with a poison mixture until after heavy rains have fallen, and not before three weeks after the applica tion of the Insecticides. Bacteria in Milk. Bacteria in milk are not necessarily Injurious to health, but they reduce 1U keeping quality. Beans in Every Garden. Pole or climbing beans should be planted In every garden where space will permit. The weeds are still with U3. The straw spreader has come tq stay. A harrowing after a rain keeps tha moisture in the soiL Cabbage requires frequent cultiva tion for best results. Sweet clover Is taking the country a fine thing for the country. Tomatoes and other vine crops should be tied to their supports early. mm A good windbreak is a great factor In the success of the orchard or par den. The repeated failure f many orchards may be laid to the lack of Crotection from the winds of summer as well as winter. Tie the leaves over the cauliflower head when it first forms if you waiit good white cauliflower. Strawberry plants do well bo'M on limed or unlimed soil. In some In stances, however, heavy dressing with lime appear to have been harmful. Light and frequent applications f manure give better results on sandy soils than heavy application, as there is danger of loss by leaching when heavy applications are rm.de at wide ly separated intervals.