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BRITISH INFANTRY AND FRENCH CAVALRY GOING INTO BATTLE
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' ii. ~-cmn _1_ ne ot'rnce-s vchwih ir :iagimns a e eain h ndl gon ntefoer' r tie iavn iner:~e ·in h selig FOR MUNITIONS WORKERS This costume of especially designed blouse, overalls and cap. has been adopted by the United States govern ment for use of women workers in government munitions plants. A com mittee of women workers at the Frank ford arsenal designed It. Experience has shown the advantage of its safety festures. Pearls to Children's Fund. The London Daily Express states that a magnlfeant collar, composed of ifteen rows of famous Vanderbllt pearls, connected by large diamonds and set in plaques worth in all about 5,ig. to t Duchess of, Maribor o 'ab griftotb hebilAreuas jewel tfund. d. iaumond tiarras alrgady have se the duchesS for the fund. .sp ic able theteaauar. Every to Econtribute ne pleee to bp estalish Child woe hfealty tenater& of wbich - in the UiHted ITOLEDO HONORS JOHN BURROUGHS This heroic bronze statue of the veteran naturalist, John Burroughs. was unveiled on Burroughs-Arbor day in Toledo, Ohio, April 12. C. . Pietro is the sculptor. HAULING FRENCH SHELLS TO THE FRO"F'T S1.oi r AScil lt to thi OSga it0Bt in tWO*Wheeled }5 ; -1-·:----; FURLOUGHS AiE TO HELP FARM wriK WAR DEPARTMENT INTENDS TO LET ENLISTED MEN GO HOME TO SOW AND HARVEST. HOW TO MAKE APPLICATION Many Drafted Men Have Been Ex cused Under Vocation Provisions Trade Tests Used to Secure Skilled Workers for Army. (From Committee on Public Information.) Washington.-For the purpose of augmenting agricultural production it is the intention of the war depart ment to grant furloughs to enl!Pted men to enable them to engage in farm ing during the present season. Com manding officers may grant such fur loughs within prescribed rules when ever it appears they will contribute to increased farm production. Furloughs may be given by com manding officers of posts, cnmps. can tonments. dliv;sions, and departments. They will be for short periods, l:nr;e ly for seeding and harvesting time. They will not be granted to enlisted men of or above the grade of first ser geant, nor in an organization that has been orderel to move or is in transit from points of nlobilization or training to a port of embarknliton. All furloughs granted will be recalled and the men ordered to their organizations when they have received preparatory orders for duty overseas. Furloughs granted for farm work will he without pay and allowances, except that enounh pay will be re talned. in each case to meet rllotments in force on the day of the order. war risk insurance. and pleidges on Lib erty hbonds. For specially qualified experts in agriculture furloughs may be granted by the secretary of war upon applica tlon by the secretary of agriculture, providing such furloughs arq volun tarily accepted by the persons for whom application is made. Individual applications for furloughs submitted by relatives will be on a form to he furnished by local draft boards. Two sections are to be made out and presented to the local board. which can complete the form. If the furlough is granted the appli cation will be filed by the command ing officer and a certificate furnished the soldier. If not granted, the appil cation will be returned with reasons for disapproval. If the soldier initiated the applica tion he will give the name~of the per son for whom he desires to work, from w-hom will be ascertained the need 'or farm service. Furloughs may be granted en bloc "o men who are w'ilinz to accept them. upon requests of farmers., when time •onsnmed in traveling from the post 'o the place of labor will not exceed ''4 hours. In making these applican tions farmers will use a form of the provost marshal general's office, also going to the local hoard. Under proisions of the selective service law making specified vocations a ground for exemption or discharge. apart from the "necessary industries" dil-lt with by the district boards. 67. 710 men were excused from military duty. Of the men exempted. 1.Ai05 were fed eral or state officers; ministers. 3.9176; divinity students, .,144: in the military and naval service, 47.822. County and nunicipail officials num hbering 8t were discharged: custom house clerks, 171;: mail employees, 1.476; arsenarl workmen. 2.358; fed eral employees designated by the pres Ident, 1,777; pilots. 1,772; mariners. 2.666. The alien property custodian has been given power to sell, at private sale without advertisement, enemy owned live stock, feed or food stuffs. hides and other animal products, agri cultural products, fertilizers, chem Icals,- drugs. essentJal oils. lumber. eottpn. tobacco, furniture, books, glass and china ware. wearing apparel. Jew elry. precious stones, pictures, orna ments, bric-a-brac, objects of art. raw or finished textile materials. trunks, boxes, partially or completely manufactured metals, fabrics, rubber and rubber products, and all kindg of merchandise, in lots having a market value of not more than $10.000. Such sales may be held at places and under conditions prescribed by the alien property custodian. Federal reserve banks are to redis count notes secured by farm tract ors. according to the department of agriculture. Instructions have been issued to all federal reserve banks au thorizing them to rediscount tractor paper presented by any member bank, provided It has maturity not exceeding six months and the tractors are pur chased for agricultural purposes. In Oklahoma, county councils of de fense are securing pledges from auto mobile owners to furnish transporta tion to speakers for community.coun cils. The pledge provides that the chairman of the rounty council may hire a car at the expense of any signer who fails to furnish transportation at the time promised. Investigations bythe department of agriculture in 15 states show that of a total of 6.836,492 sheep, 34,683 were killed by dogs in one year and were paid for by the, counties To increase the accuracy of select. inr skilled workers among the enlist ed men a system of trade tests h:a been dev-loled. Exact and com!:re heensive definitions of the more th'in ;cna) lifferent trades represented in the military organiza tion have been brought together in a 300-page book, "Trade S'pecitfttions." Tables have been prepared showing the detailed needs of e:,ch unit for skilled and semiskilled wirkers. Work has been done In refining methods of selecting and training men for special duties In the navy, special service regarding se lection of aviators, assistance to pro vost marshal general on the question naire, and assistance rendered the sur geon general for general intelligence tests for enlisted men and officers. The war-service exchange of the committee on classification of per sonnel answers inquiries of persons de siring to serve the army. It In forms the department of labor of the needs which the %tar department has for men. The committee on public information has made public editorial comment in the German press on the revelations in the Iteichstag main committee In connection with investigations of thr Dalmler Motor Works. It was shown that the Daimler company was earning 173 per cent, profit per annum, the company's sworn statement placing the profits at 11 per cent, and while the company was earning 4,).,00.000 marks monthly in excess of its peace tilne profits it had threatened to re duce output unless higher prices were paid. The Berliner Tageblatt (Lib eral), said: "Energ.:ic action of the authorities and the Reichstag is demanded. Such "nterprises as the Daimler firm are not compelled to submit books for In tpection. while every little trailer sell ing vegetables munt show his profits. We demaond government confiscation of fllegal profits and. if necessary, state control." Vorwaerts (Government Socialist). "The Raim!er revelations will hardly occ:sion the same surprise in financial circles as among the masses. The Daimler comnany's purpose was not to deceive the financial world, but the au thorities, so that its real profits might he kept from the public's knowl edge. The company reckoned upon the commercial ignorance of the gov ernment and this experience shows that such reliance is usually justified." Attention of fertilizer manufactur ers and dealers has again been called to the necessity of taking out federal licenses. All fertil!zer manufacturers, includ Ing mixers, even though their out put may be small. are required to take out licenses. Agents and. dealers do Ing exclusively a retail business. whose gross sales do not amount to more than $100,000 a year, are not re quired to take out licenses or to make applications for blanks. However, any retail dealer or agent whose gross sales amount to more than $100,000 and wvho does not apply for a license, is liable under the provisions of the act of congress provitlrin for the gov ernmental control of the Industry. Application for license should be made to the law department, license division. United States food adminis tration, Washington, D. C. American soldiers and sailors in Ger man prison camps prior to April 12. 1918. will not he deprived of their rights to war-risk insurance because of inability to make personal applica tion. provided such application is made in their behalf. According to a statement by the sec retary of the treasury, applications for insurance may be made in behalf of such prisoners by persons within the permitted class of beneficiaries un der the military and naval insurance law. This class includes wife, child. parent, brother, or sister. Application should be made to the bureau of war risk insurance, at Washington, D. C. The health of troops in the United States continues very goo4, according to a recent report to the surgeon gen eral of the army by the division of field sanitation. Admission, nonef fective and death rates are somewhat higher than last report, due chiefly to prevalence of Influenza and bronchitis with complicating pneumonia, in many of our northern camps. National Guard camps, as a group, continue with remarkably low rites. Very few new cases of measles and meningitis have occurred. National army camps continue to have high sick rates as compared with camps of other groups, though the rates are lower than last report. Scat tering cases of measles are reported from all camps. Field and garden seed are uncondi tibnally exempted from all embargoes, according to the department or agri culture. Instructions are issued to all railroads tp do everything possible to expedite the movement of seed. Over 200.000 applications for insur ance by officers and enlisted men of the naval service had been filed by March 31. The average amount of in surance on each policy was about $7, 300. making a total of more than $1. 500,000,000. Payments on war-risk allotments are now about $1,000.000 a month. Wednesday, April 3. was a peak day in sales of war savings stamps. when $4,120,032 was recorded at the treas ury for the day's receipts from stamp sales. Back aches? S-3mach ser sitive? A little cougk? No strength? Tire easily-? A!l after effects of this d:ead mal ady. Yes, they are catarrhal. Grip is a catarrhal disease. You can never be well as long as catarrh remains in your sys tem, weakening your whole body with stagnant blood and unhealthy secretions. You Need PERUNA It's the one tonic for the after effects of grip, because it is a catarrhal treatment of proved excellence. 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No one need be annoyed with gray hair-hair streaked with gray, diseased scalp or dandruff when offered such a preparation as "La Creole" Hair Dressing. Apply it freely to scalp and hair, rubbing it In well, and after a few applications you will be delightfully surprised with the results. TRY "LA CREOLE" HAIR DRESSING for gray or faded hair and retain the appearance of youth. Used by gentle men in every walk of life to restore an even dark color to their gray hair, beard or mustache. Sold and guaran teed by all good drug stores every- where, or sent direct for $1.20 by Van Vleet-Mansfield Drug Co., Memphis, Tenn.-(Advt.) It is often but a single step nrom the divorce court to the stage. Important to Mothers Examine carefully every bottle of CASTORIA, that famous old remedy for infants and children, and see that it Bears the Signature of In Use for Over 30 Years. Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria Baby in his high chair is the real autocrat of the breakfast table. Acid Stomach. Heartburn. and Nausea quickly disappear with the use of Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills. Send for trial box to 372 Pearl St., New York. Adv. Speaking of real estate in cities, a front foot is often worth more than a back yard. OUR DEFENSE In the spring we may be attacked at any moment. Toxic poisons pile up within us after a hard winter, and we feel "run-down," tired out, blue and discouraged. This is the time to put our house in order-cleanse the system and put fresh blood into our arteries. You can obtain an alterative extract from Blood root, Golden Seal, Stone and Queen's root, Cherry bark, rolled into a sugar-coated tablet and sold by most druggists, in sixty cent vials, as Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. This blood tonic, in tablet or liquid form, is just what you need for "Spring Fever," for that lack of ambition. It will fill you full of vim, vigor and vi tality. Chilliness, when other people feel warm enough, is a sign of biliousness, or of malarial poisons-so is a furred or coated tongue, lose of appetite, head $ aches or giddiness, and a dull. drowsy, debilitated feeling. It's your liver tHat's at fault. You want to stimulate it and - invigorate it with Dr. SPierce's Pleasant Pellets. With every trouble of the kind, these tiny little things act like a miracle. SYou can break up sudden attacks of Colds, Fevers, and Inflammations, with them. The'l give you permanent bene fit for Indigestion, Constipation, Sour Stomach, Sick Headache, and Dizziness. They mae smll and poleasant to take, and the most thoroughly aar.rzr remedy. Twenty-five cents at most drug store.