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MEETJJADISON SESSION OF WISCONSIN LEGISLA. TURE IS EXPECTED TO BE A LONG ONE. FARMERS RULE ASSEMBLY Lower House Has Largest Rural Representation Since Session of 1873.—Democratic Rank Below So cialistists in Membership. Madison —The Wisconsin legislature opened its biennial session here on January 11. A long session of the leg islature is expected. Many war prob lems confront and discussion upon them is expected to be protracted and perhaps heated. The problem of the returning soldier also will be a big factor for the state lawmakers. Farmers have the largest member ship in the lower house of the Wis consin legislature and lawyers the largest membership in the upper house. There also are many farmers in the senate, which would indicate that much legislation of interest to rural con "e unities may be enacted at this session. The records of the legis’ature chow that there are forty-three farmers in the assembly, nineteen business men, four printers, twelve lawyers, one car penter, three bankers, one chef, two machinists, one glass blower, three real estate and insurance agents, one vuicanizer, one bricklayer, two con tractors, one labor organizer, three liquor dealers and one hotel proprie tor. Moot Farmers Since '873. The house has the largest represen tation of farcieis oi any seisioti since 1873, when the Granger movement was swept into power. In the senate there are nine lawyers, four bankers, four businessmen, one bookkeeper, three real estate and in surance agents, four farmers, one publisher, one physician and one con tractor. Following Is the composition on a political basis: Senate. House. Republicans 27 77 Socialists 2 17 Democrats 2 5 Independent 1 Republican majority 21 54 For the first time since statehood, the Democratic pany is in tliiid ruin, in the legislature. The contest for the speakership Is expected to develop liveiy interest in the convening ox the legislature. There are tour candidates, represent ing as many tactions or political in terests. Assemblyman Riley Young of Darien is the accepted Philipp can didate, although the governor's close friends say that he is not taking any side in the speakership contest., As semblyman John Chappie of Ashland is the recognized Wilcox candidate, representing the republican., who came within 500 votes of defeating the governor for renomination. Assem blynxan C. 11. Ballard of Appleton it the candidate, it is said, of the Equity league. The fourth candidate, it is believed, will be Thomas Nolan ol Janesville. ’t he senate organization may create anew alignment growing out of the leadership of Senator Roy P. Wilcox in that body. Re-elected members are usually given consideration in committee ap pointments, and frequently they re ceive the preference in chairmanships. The following committee chairmen and ranking members have been re turned: Finance, Carl Kurtenacker, ranking member; judiciary, Arnold Otto, chairman; education, M. L. Hindu,in, rauking member; agricul ture, R. B. Melvin, ranking member; insurance and banking, Jonn C. Chap pie, chairman; public welfare, R. 11. Melvin, ranking member; taxation, W. H. Edwards, chairman, and M. L. Hineman, ranking, member; printing, O. P. Vaughn, ranking member; rules, John C. Chappie, ranking member. In the senate the re-elected mem bers and holdovers are: Corporations, George B. Skogmo, ranking member; judiciary, W. H. Benett, chairman and Timothy Burke, ranking member, state affairs. W. T. Stevens, chairman, L. E. Cunningham, ranking member; legislative procedure, Timothy Huike, chairman. Timothy Burke, Green Bay, will be re-chosen president pro tempore of the senate. He probably will be selected as chairman of the judiciary commit tee. Senator George B. Skogmo, River Falls, probably will head the corporations committee. In the as sembly it is generally taken for •.rant ed that Chief Clerk C. E. Shaffer, Mad ison, will be re-chosen lo that office and ex-Assemblyman T. U. Cretuey will be re-elected as house sergeant at arms. Start Work on “Blue Book.” Madison —Work has bwn started on the Wisconsin Blue Book for tpi'i. The volume will differ from previous ■volumes in tha*. it will contain consid erable data relating to the war. The plan Is to print, an extra edition of 10,000 copies. The book is bring edited hy Paul K. Hunter, formerly of tslie hoygan. The volum> will he nsm-d early in the sessiwu'o; the legislature. £ach member is to receive 250 copies.' It takes a ton of apples to make •bout 150 gallons of cider. BALKING THE BOLSHEVIKI AMERICANS FIRST TO GET THROUGH Haig Says U. S. Troops Broke Hindenburg Line. STORY OF GALLANT FIGHTING British Field Marshal Pays High Trib ute to General Foch—Alludes to “Splendid F.ighting Qualities of American Forces.” London, Jan. 9, —American troops were the first to break the Hindenburg line, according to the Daily News in i f s comment on the report of Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig on the op erations from tin* end of April last to the close of hostilities. The News points out that at least the tirst men tion of a break through contained in the field marshul's report was in the course of his description of the day’s work on September 29, in which lie wrote: “North jf Bellengiise the Thir tieth American division, Muj. Gen. E. M. Lewis, having broken through the deep defenses of the Hindenburg line, stormed Uellincourt and seized Nou doy. On their left the Twenty-seventh American division, Maj. Gen. O’Ryan, met with very heavy enfilading raa chine-gun fire, but pressed on with great gallantry as far as Jouy, where a bitter struggle took place for posses sion of the village. The fighting on the whole front of the Second Amer ican corps was severe, and in Bellin court, Nouroy, Gillsmont farm and a number of other points, utnid the intri cate defenses of the Hindenburg line, strong bodies of the enemy held out with great obstinacy for many hours. “These points of resistance were gradually overcome, either by the sup port troops of the American divisions or h,v tin* Fifth and Third Australian divisions.” Haig Pays Tribute to Foch. Field Marshal Haig pays a high trib ute to Marshal Foch, commander In chief of the allies’ armies, and al ludes to the “splendid fighting quali ties of the American forces.” In con eluding his report the field marshal wrote: "At the moment when the final tri umph of the allied cause Is assured we and ail other of the allied and asso ciated armies can look back on the years that have gone with satisfaction unditntned by any hint of discord or conflict of Interest and ideals. Few alliances of the past can boast of such a record. Few can show a purpose more tenaciously and faithfully pur sued or so fully and gloriously real ized. Loyalty Brings Allies Victory. “If the complete unity and harmony of our action Is to be ascribed to the justice of our cause, it Is due to the absolute loyalty with which that cause Inis been pursued by all those Intrusted with the control of the dif ferent allied armies which fought side by side with ours. “In the decisive contests k. .he pe riod covered by the report the strong est nnd most vital parts of the en emy’s front were attacked, his lateral communications were cut and his best divisions fought to a standstill. “When the armistice was signori by the enemy his defensive powers had already been definitely destroyed. Con tinuance of hostilities would have meant only disaster to the Ocrmnn armies and an armed invasion of Ger many.” AMERICANS TO LEAVE TURKEY Government Will Aid 3,500 Native and Naturalized Citizens to Come to United States. Washington. Jan. 9.- The state de partment will bring home from Tur key some 3,500 native and naturalized Americans who have been there dur ing the war. Recent advices indicated that there were 100 native Americans ami 3.400 naturalized citizens who had been trying to get to the United States. THE WAUWATOSA NEWS MANY STATES ARE DRY TWENTY-ONE COMMONWEALTHS RATIFY FEDERAL AMENDMENT. Idaho and Tennessee Latest to Climb on the Wagon—Thirty-Six Are Necessary. Boise, Idaho. Jan. 9.—The senate of the Idaho legislature, following the ex ample set by the lower house, rushed through under suspension of the rules a joint resolution ratifying the pro posed amendment to the national Con stitution providing for nation-wide pro hibition. This makes 21 states which have voted for the amendment. Nashvillee, Tenn.. Jan. 9. —The gen eral assembly of Tennessee ratified the federal prohibition amendment. The house vote was 90 to ,6 and tin* senate 245 to 3. Augusta. Me., Jan. 9. —The prohibi tory amendment to the federal Consti tution was ratified by the house 120 ; 22. The house defeated a motion for a referendum at a special election in September. Charleston, W. Va„ Jan. 9.—The senate of the West Virginia legislature at its opening session unanimously adopted the federal prohibition amend ment. It now goes to the house. Oklahoma City, Okln.. Jan. 9. —The Oklahoma legislature has ratified the national Constitutional prohibition amendment. In the senate the vote was unanimous. Eight representatives voted against the ratification in the house. AMERICA LED THE ALLIES Production of Munitions in United States in Last Months of War Enormous. Washington. Jan. 9.—Figures made public here show that the production of munitions in this country had grown so rapidly that in the last months of the war the United States was far ahead of Great Britain and France. Total production from April 6, 1918, tp the date of the signing of the armis tice, November 11 last, was given as follows: Machine guns and machine rifles: Great Britain. 181.44)4; France, 229,238: United States, 181.662. Rifles: Great Britain. 1,971,764: France, 1,- 4145.056: United States. 2,506,749. HUNS PAY YANKS’ BOARD BILL Send $2,500,000 for American Army of Occupation on the Rhine— More to Come. Coblenz. Jan. 9.—Ten million marks ($2,500,000) arrived here from Berlin by special train, this sum being the first payment by the German govern ment of the $0,250,000 due in January for the expenses of the American array of occupation. The arrival of Fie shipment makes n total of $16,000.04)0 which lias been turned over to the American authori ties for the current expenses of the occupying forces. WILSON OUT FOR A WALK President Disregards the Doctors and Takes Up Peace Work Be fore Resting. Paris. Jan. 9. —Notwithstanding his physician. President Wilson could not be forced to take a full day s rf <t. Bate In the afternoon he walked with Mrs. Wilson to the headquarters of the American mission at .lie Hotel de Crlllor.. wheje he had a short confer ence with the other members. During the walk the president was recognized by the crowds and returned their greetings. 7,703 YANKS ON WAY HOME Transport President Grant, Battleships Montana and South Dakota and Hospital Ship Comfort Sail. Washington, dim. 9.—The tran-,iort ; President Grant, the battleships Mon i tana end South Dakota and the hos : pitnl ship Comfort have sailed from ; France for New York with US4 officers 1 and 1,419 men. DAjKY BEST GRAIN FOR DAIRY COWS Corn Is Well Adapted to Be Part of Ration—Ground Oats, Barley and Rye Are Good. (Prepared by the United States Depart ment of Agriculture.) Many of the more common grains that are grown upon the farm are suitable for use in the dairy ration. Corn Is probably the most common grain grown upon the farm and is well adapted to be part of the ration pf a dairy cow. Corn is palatable, heavy, and one of the best and cheapest sources of the energy or beat-making part of the ration; but, on account of its low protein foment, it should not form the entire grain ration. In order to lighten up this grain the cob is often ground with the kernel, the re sultlitg meal being called corn-aud-cob meal. This feed is more bulky and better adapted for mixing with heavy grains. * The corn crop products ana lyze as follows: Digestible nutrients—Corn meal: IToteln, 6.9 per cent; carbohydrates and fat, 76.9 per cent. Corn-and-cob meal: Protein, 6.1 per cent; carbohj drates and fat, 72 per cent. Ground oats are slightly laxative and very well adapted for feeding dairy cattle. Owing to the high mar ket price of oats, it is usually more economical to sell them and purchase other feeds which furnish nutrients at a cheaper price. Digestible nutrients of oats: Protein, 9.4 per cent; carbo hydrates and fat, 60.6 per cent. Ground barley is a palatable feed, and one that can be used to good ad vantage as a source of carbohydrates or energy material for dairy cows where its price is moderate. Like corn, it should not be the only grain in the Fine Young Animal for Dairy Herd. ration, as It is low in protein, contain ing 9 per cent, and also carries 70.4 per cent of carbohydrates and fut. Ground rye is not especially pala table and should not be used In large quantities, as it tends to produce a hard, tallowy butter. Mixed with oth er feeds, it is often a valuable addi tion to the ration. It contains 9.2 per cent protein; 70.4 per cent carbohy drates and fat. FIND TUBERCULOSIS IN COW Some Animals, Apparently Healthy, May Be Affected With Ailment- Call in Veterinarian. Tt Is difficult fur anyone to detect tuberculosis in a cow by her appear ance. Some cows, apparently healthy, may be affected with this disease. An ordinary layman can detect tuberculo sis in a cow about as well as can a professional man. If a cow is In an advanced stage of tuberculosis she will usually cough, be poor in flesh, have a dull expres sion in her eyes and appear sluggish. The milk from such a cow should not be used for either animals or human beings. The safest method is to have a herd tested for tuberculosis by a capable veterinarian. This test may be admin istered by the owner or by any otlmr careful person, but It can readily be seen that the results of such a test would not be official, WARM DRINKING WATER BEST Practice Will Save Feed and Help Milk Flow—Cow Will Drink More Ab mdantty. Warm drinking water for the dairy stock will save feed and also benefit the milk flow. T t saves feed because It floes not draw on the vitality of the cow as does cold vater. It bene fits the milk flow because a cow will not reach her maximum production unless she drinks water abundantly. This she will not do if it Is ice cold. COMMON MISTAKE WITH COWS Not Given Sufficient Quantity of Feed Above That Required for Phy sical Maintenance. (Prepared by the United States TV pay ment of Agriculture.) One of the most common mistake* In the feeding of dairy cows Is that '.he 'tod cows are not given a suffi cient quantity of feed above that re quired for their physical maintenance to obtain the maximum quantity of milk they are capable of producing. WHY Liberia Deserves Commen dation for War Work Among tm enemies of Germany, let “Js not forget Liberia. This tiny Afri can republic entered the war tD all seriousness, has contributed to the victory and bears some honorable scars. It established compulsory mili tary service and sent hundreds of la borers into France for war work. It expects a spat somewhere near the foot of the great peace table. Some two hundred German citizens controlled 75 per cent of Liberia's commercial activities before Ihe wtfr. These two hundred are now interned in France, and the government took over their enterprises and sold them at auction. It will he remembered that the republic’s entire navy was sunk by the Germans last April. It consisted of one small vessel, and the submarine that punctured its hull also shelled Monrovia, the Liberian capital, and killed ten people. Liberia’s military authorities estab lished a basis for determining liability to army duty which is the acme of simplicity. Natives without clothes are not eligible for service, but as soon as a man puts on shirt and trou sers he automatically becomes liable for enrollment and service. This is on the authority of Bishop Alexander P. Camphor, head of the Methodist church In the republic. Though Li beria’s part in the war has been small, it has been none the less creditable. POWER OF MIND OVER BODY Why Ending of War Had Such Good Effect on Soldiers Suffering From Shell Shock. The fact ns stated hv Surgeon Gen erol Ireland that “more tiian 2.04 X) American soldiers In France suffering from shell shock were cured by news of the signing of the armistice” is an interesting contribution to the pathol ogy of nervous disease. These war hospital patients were not suffering from an imaginary ailment; the phys ical manifestations of their affliction were apparent, amounting in some eases to bodily disfigurement. Yet their cure seems to have been entirely due to the influence of the imagina tion. being Instantly effected by realization that they would not again be subjected to the same experience. This evidence of the mind's power over the body will afford great satis faction to hcllqvcrs in the efficacy of mental or spiritual methods of heal ing. What have the materialists to say about it? Psychiatrists will allege the capacity of their art to eu*e dis ease of this nature, and aecofding to a statement from the surgeon gener al’s office “improved methods of com bating, the affliction” in army hospitals have materially reduced it. Yet the fact remains Of nature’s dramatic and immediate cure by the simple means of removing apprehen sion. Medical practice has still some way to go before equaling this demon stration of the great possibilities In mental healing. How Explorer Fared in Arctic. Another cherished illusion is dis pelled aud relegated to the junk heap of vivid misconceptions that have sud denly faded. Explorer Vllhjalmur Stefansson. who has returned from a five-years’ eruise in the regions around the North pole, tells us that the weather up there ts by no means the frigid terror we have pictured in our minds. It is much cooler in central Siberia than at Ilerscliel island. Even near the geographical pole the climate never gets really hud. although the mer cury occasionally runs down to 64) be low zero! Indeed. It was so mild and compatible with physical comfort that he usually disrobe.d on the porch of his igloo and passed the evening in Ills underwear, resting at night in his sleeping bag. His underwear, by the way, was of reindeer’s skin with the fur side inside. He has explored joi i? 250,000 square miles amid all kinds of weather, and claims to have suffered no hardships until his return to civili zation. How Red Cross Worked in Italy. We have had our “Little Italy" and other transplantations from the Old World to the New, but the case is re versed—“ Little America” in Italy—as seen in an article from the Corriera della Sera, tlie great Milan newspaper: “The heat is merciless. On the road side. under the shade of a cluster of trees, stands a hut with an Italian flag and a flag showing a field of (due with stars, and red and white stripes. The soldiers crowd the place. This is a rest house of the American Red Cross. Hers our great American ally brings a lot of good things. Coffee, cool drinks, bread, chocolate —as we once knew it—and crackers—we no longer are accustomed 10. “Tire soldiers have already baptized these rest houses. They call them in a jocular way •American bars.’ and when from afar they see on the road the tri color and the Stars and Stripes they cry, ‘Let ns go to visit America!’ ” Why City Men Make Good Farmers. Use of city men as farm workers in emergency seasons has demonstrat ed not only that many men employed in cities and towns were reared on farm* and are skilled in harvest la bor, but also that city men can stand the beat and exertion of the harvest field r.nd attack their tasks with will ingtess anti patriotic enthusiasm. This was reported by the federal farm help specialist in Kentucky at the de partment of agriculture's recent labor conference in Birmingham. Ala. LOOK AT CHILD’S TONGUE IF SICK, CROSS, FEVERISH HURRY, MOTHER! REMOVE Poi SONS FROM LITTLE STOMACH LIVER, BOWELS. GIVE CALIFORNIA SYRUP OF F!QS AT ONCE IF BILIOUS OR CONSTIPATED. Look at the tongue, mother! If coated, it Is a sure sign that your lit tle one’s stomach, liver and bowels needs a gentle, thorough cleansing at once. W’hen peevish, cross, listless, pale, doesn’t sleep, doesn’t eat or act natu rally, or is feverish, stomach sou., breath bad; has stomach-ache, sore throat, diarrhoea, full of cold, give a teaspoonful of “California Syrup of Figs,” and in a few hours ail the foul, constipated waste, undigested food and sour bile gently moves out of the little bowels without griping, and you have a well, playful child again. You needn’t coax sick children to take this harmless “fruit laxative;" they love its delicious taste, nnd it always makes them feel splendid. Ask your druggist for n bottle 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 be sure you get the genuine, ask to see that it is made by the “('all fomta Fig Svrup Company.” Refuse any other kind with contempt.—Adv. NOT ALL MATTER OF NERVE Other Things Necessary to Consider When Making Decision as to Length of Skirt. The beautiful Gaby Deslys was walking in Fifth avenue in one of the very full and very short skirts of the new fashion. Her patent leather boots had very high gray tops. Above her ;.igh gray boot tops her skirt —so fashionably short it was—afforded a view of her rieli and lustrous gray silk stockings. “It takes a mighty good nerve to wear a skirt as short is that.” a come i dian remarked to Mile. Deslys. She glanced down and smiled with a certain pardonable pride. '• “A valry good—” she said —‘a vairy good—a vairy good nerve'; Did you say nerve, monsieur?" And glancing down again, she shook • her head and smiled. “Ah, no, monsieur; it Is nor a vairy good nerve that is required—not at all." —Detroit Free Press. UPSET STOMACH PAPE'S DIAPEPSIN AT ONCE ENDS SOURNESS, GASES, ACIDITY, INDIGESTION. Undigested food! Lumps of pain; belching gas, acids and sour: ess. When your stomach is all upset, here is in stant relief —No waiting! The moment you eat a tablet of Pape’s Diapepsin all the indigestion pain, dyspepsia misery, the sourness, gases and stomach acidity ends. Pape’s Diapepsin tablets cost little at any drug store hut there is.no surer or quicker stomach relief known. Adv. Food. “Do you think we ought to feed the Germans?" “Don’t believe we’ll get the chance, replied the man of cautious Inclina tions. “Those Germans are entirely too thrifty to pay 85 and 90 cents a dozen for eggs." RECIPE FOR GRAY HAIR. To hait pint of water id<’ 1 oz. Bay Rum. a mall box of Barb>. Compound, and t 4 oz. of glycerine. Any druggist can put this up or yon can mix it at home at very little coat. Full directions for maz ing and use come in each box of Barbo Compound. it will gradually darken striked, faded gray hair, and make it soft and glossy. It wiii not colorYhe scalp, is not •ti ky or greasy, and does not rub off. Ad v spirit of discontent is health?' so long as there is a real evil to be remedied. A woman does a lot of things while a map is figuring out how they should be done.