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tOf All Articles of Clothing, the Tailored Costume Should Be Chosen
With the Utmost Care, for Obvious Reasons—Dainty Things
Innumerable Are Offered at This Time for Wear
in the Morning.
The tailored suit is of perennial in
terest, for it is much the same and
must reach the same standards In all
walks of life. Nothing that women
wear meets so many critical eyes, and
women step down and up to a com-*
mon level when they wear correct
«treet clothes. Therefore the tailored
suit is to be most carefully selected.
Wherever else she may be forced to
practice economy every woman should
give as much as she can for good ma
terial and good style in her tailored
jnilts. Thanks to manufacturers there
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are ready-made suits of moderate
price that command the respect of the
most discriminating of women. The
most effective suits follow current
modes with so much reserve that they
are not out of date with the passing
of a single season. This is especially
true of the materials of which the
best tailored suits are made.
The suit shown here is an excellent
example of a standard suit, made of
black and white checked material,
which is never out of fashion. The
skirt is plain and rather full and
flares sufficiently to be in the mode.
The coat Is plain cut, with an easy
adjustment to the figure, which is
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Trim and Neat for Breakfast Time.
and wide belt of the materiaL Patch
pockets, odd band cuffs, and high
plain collar depend upon neat ma
chine-stitching and bone buttons for
an always correct tailored finish. The
buttons are white, bordered with a
rim of black.
White washable gloves, black and
white shoes, and a tailored hat faced
with black belong in the company of
this model suit They complete the
equipment of the wearet for the hap
penings of the day.
There are many dainty jackets de
signed for morning wear that go to no
great lengths to make themselves at
tractive. They are, In fact, brief little
garments whose story Is soon told. But
they are as sure of pleasing the eye
and the good taste of women as Is the
For the Boudoir.
A dainty spindle-legged side table
and a gflt oval mirror take the place
of a dressing table in one attractive
summer home. The same arrangement
is seen In the music room, drawing
room and boudoir. It is distinctly
modern and effective as well. The
table Is low and has a pair of old
fashioned candlesticks for the only or
nament The mirror hangs directly
over the table on a line with the be-'
holding eyes. Toilet articles may be
kept in the shallow drawers of the
wild rose. Here is one of them,
made of the very palest shade of pink,
in cotton voile, with a narrow satin
stripe running through it. Scattered
over the surface of the cloth, the small
est of roses, about as big as a pencil
head, are set in equally diminutive
leaves. The roses are in pink, deepen
ing to the American Beauty shade.
This is about the simplest of all
morning jackets and it doesn't take
much calculation on the part of the
least calculating woman to convince
her that its cost is next to nothing. II
only takes about three yards of voile a
yard wide to make the body and
sleeves. Any other sheer fabric will
answer the purpose as well as voile,
and there are numberless cotton
weaves, including challie, organdie,
lawn, batiste, mull and crepe, that are
printed with all sorts of flower pat
terns.
The jacket pictured is plain with
long shoulder seams and three-quarter
length sleeves. It is cut to hang
straight from the shoulders, and gath
ered In at the waistline by a ribbon
run through a casing. The casing is
made by stitching a strip of the mate
rial to the under side of the Jacket
The neck is trimmed to a Y shape at
a
the front and finished with a narrow
facing, and the sleeves are faced also.
All the seams are felled.
A row of val lace insertion and
edging trims the bottom, having the
edging whipped to the insertion with
a little fullness, to form a scant frill.
▲ wide collar and cuffs of white or
gandie are finished with lace in the
same way, and they are basted to the
neck and sleeves as a finish to the
jacket. Collar and cuff sets are
bought ready made and may be had
for so low a price that it Is hardly
worth while to make them. The Jacket
fastens at the throat with a snaj
fastener.
table. It is a happy combination of
unrelated objects, such as decorator*
call the harmony of three.
How to Keep Hand« Smooth.
It is possible to have smooth hands,
even If one is a housekeeper and dish
washer. Dissolve a teaspoonful of
tragacanth, which can be obtained
from any druggist for a very small
sum, in three times as much water.
Let it stand in a covered cup for 12
hours. Fill the cup with water and
apply the thin jelly which was formed.
REQUIRES CARE IN MAKING
T«a, to Be at Its Best, Must Be Pre
pared Under Exactly the Proper
Conditions.
, There Is practically no nutriment In
Jtea, though there are small amounts
'of mineral salts. The principal ingredi
ents are caffein, which stimulates the
nerves; volatile oils, which give the
flavor, and tannic acid, which retards
the digestion I
! The Japanese have made a religious
and aesthetic ceremonial of tea-drink
ing, and, like the mineral waters whose
efficiency is found to depend largely
on the change and rest accompanying
their drinking, the afternoon tea has
its psychological as weit as Its physi
ological reasons for the pleasant re
sults produced.
1 Like all beverages which refresh by
stimulating, tea should be used with
great discretion.
Less tea is used to the cup than In
the case of coffee—one-half to one tea
ispoonful as compared to one table
spoonful. A mild cup of tea well made
will not hurt a healthy person, and, al
though the stimulating principle is the
jsame, tea does not seem to have so di
rect or so pronounced an effect on the
central nervous system as does coffee.
Children, people with gastric troubles
or those who are nervous should not
drink tea.
Green tea contains much more tan
nic acid than black tea. Be sure It
does not boll or stand on the leaves If
you use It
Hard or stale water does not make
good tea. It should be freshly drawn
and freshly boiled.
Boiling any tea is a crime. The caf
fein is readily soluble and is quickly
obtained in solution. Bolling or long
standing on th'* leaves only results in
more of the injurious tannic acid he
ilig extracted and spoils the flavor as
well as making the beverage more
harmful.
COVERS FOR SWEEPING DAYS
Provision May Be Made That Will Do
Away With Much Annoyance
on Those Occasions.
To find the neoessary coverings on
sweeping days has often sent the maid
scurrying about for old aprons, sheets,
towels and anything else she could
lay her hands on to use for this pur
pose.
A friend of mine has solved the dif
ficulty in this way: She purchased a
quantity of gray cambric and made from
It a large sheet with which to cover
the beds and sideboard; smaller cov
ers for dressers and toilet tables were
made and still others, in suitable
shapes, were designed to put over the
lamps, mantels and the like. She also
made from the cambric a bag to keep
the covers in; this was hung in the
broom closet.
While light, the cambric formed a
perfect protection against dust, and a
simple shaking when the sweeping
was finished freed the covers from the
dust that had settled upon them, so
that they required washing but once
a month. The use of these dust cov
ers saved much valuable time and ex
tra work. The cost of a set is moder
ate and it does not take long to make
them.—Pittsburgh Dispatch.
Curried Lamb.
Put one-half pound of rice on to
cook In double boiler with speck of
salt Let cook slowly. Get two
pounds of lamb for stew (it is just as
good, only trim off some of the fat
from it). Cut into small pieces, add
one onion and lamb with enough wa
ter to cover, adding water as it cooks
away. WTien lamb is almost done,
which will be in about 1% hours, take
two tablespoonfuls of flour, one tea
spoonful of curry powder,. salt and
pepper. Mix all in a paste with a lit
tle cold water and add to the lamb.
Stir often so as not to burn, as it Is
apt to after flour is added. I forgot
to say have two or three carrots cook
ing in separate kettles in salted water.
When done serve in this way: Take
large platter, put rice In center of
dish, lap carrots, cut up, around rice,
pour lamb and gravy over all an<Tserve
at once. Do not have too much water,
so you will not have a lot of gravy.
All who have tasted it ask for a sec
ond helping.—Boston Globe.
Bag of Lettuce.
To place lettuce or parsley of celery
In a cloth bag and keep directly on the
ice means that the vegetable will keep
fresh and crisp much longer than in
any other way. Bags, all made and
stamped with the name "Lettuce,
"Parsley" or "Celery" may be had for
35 cents. There is a shir string at top
to pull tight and keep the contents In
place. It would possibly take about an
hour to make one of these bags, but
the comfort and satisfaction In using
one cannot be computed.
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Omelet of Peas.
Beat up three eggs, to which add
tablespoonful of grated cheese;
pepper and salt and mix thoroughly.
Butter au omelette pan and pour in
the mixture; keep moving it gently
with a fork, while you sprinkle In with
the other hand some cooked green
peas or canned. The omelet will be
cooked by the time you have sprinkled
In two handfuls. Slip It off on a very
hot dish, fold over and serve at once.
Queen Cake.
Three eggs, two cupfuls sugar, large
half cupful butter, one cupful milk,
one teaspoonful soda, two teaspoonfuls
cream of tartar, three cupfuls flour.
Flavor to taste. This makes twe
quite good-slsed loaves or a large
sheet It can be divided and put three
whites in one loaf and three yolks in
the other. Then use one and a half
cupfuls of flour to each loaf and halve
everything else in proportion.
f .. Jellied Prunes.
Soak two and a half tablespoonfuls
granulated gelatin in one-half cupful
cold water, add one and a half cupfuls
boiling water to dissolve gelatin, one
cupful sugar, one-fourth cupful lemon
juice. Strain, add three-fourths cup
ful of cooked prunes after removing
stones, pour Into molds and chill.
Stir twice while cooking to prevent
prunes from settling. Serve with su*
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LITTLE GROUND, BIG CAPACITY
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Structure Laid Out With the Idea of
Affording the Utmost Possible
Space Without Taking Up Too
Much of Land It Muat
Occupy.
By WILLIAM A. RADFORD.
Mr William A. KadforU will answer
questions and rive advice FREE OF
COST on all subjects pertaining to the
subject of building work on the farm, for
the readers of this paper. On account of
his wide experience as Editor, Author and
Manufacturer, he Is, without doubt, the
highest authority on all these subjects.
Address all inquiries to WUliam A. Rad
ford, No. 1827 Prairie avenue, Chicago,
111., and only Inclose two-cent stamp for
reply.
It Is often desirable to build a barn
which will not take up a great deal of
space, but when the small capacity of
this kind of a structure Is thought of,
the desire to build vanishes. Yet on
the small farm there must be a barn,
and it must not take up too much
space; so the principal object of the
builder must be to find a design re
quiring little floor space, but provid
ing the maximum possible capacity. A
large-capacity small barn Is also a very
useful addition to the buildings of the
larger farm. »
A design is here Illustrated which
meets the requirements of taking up
little ground and at the same time fur
nishing u considerable capacity. The
barn Is a good-looking, convenient
structure, Its floor taking up a space
only 26 by 46 feet, but Its peak reaches
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considerably greater foundation area.
The roof construction is designed to
allow the largest possible space within
and yet the limits of a good-looking
shape of roof are not passed.
In keeping with the general good
construction throughout the entire
bam, the foundation of this little fel
low is composed of a well-laid con
crete or stone structure, including not
only the foundation walls but also the
entire concrete floor. Above the foun
dation the barn frame is built of
planks on the plank frame construc
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tton order, each pair of rafters forming
an Independent truss, which, taken to
gether, support the roof in a very sub
stantial manner without the use of
any Intermediate uprights or cross
beams. This roof construction not only
insures the largest possible capacity
but it is also an Important factor in
the ease with which this barn may be
filled, since there Is no obstruction in
the way of those working In the loft
The corner posts are made by spik
ing the side of one plank against the
edge of another, forming an L-shaped
arrangement The sills are made by
doubling planks and the plates are
built up In the same manner. This Is
simple construction, but it Is just as
solid as could possibly be had.
The haymow floor Is placed nine feet
above the floor at the cow stable end
of the barn, which allows about eight
feet of headroom in the cow stable.
This is an ample amount of headroom
for the cow stall end of the barn and
Insures good ventilation. Headroom Is
not of as great imr n rtöuc® in the cow
stalls as It Is In tne horse stalls, so
long as the ventilai ' n Is not impaired.
The height of .<• ling in the horse
stable end of the irn may be regu
lated by the size a d character of the
horses, but since the overage man can
not reach a gresi deal more than eight
feet to put a bridle on a high-headed
horse, this amount is usually deemed
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horse stall.
The floor all over the bare is made
level and smooth except in the manger,
gutter and standing floor part of the
cow stable. Extra planks are used in
the horse stable to give the floor the
necessary slant, and they also keep the
horses off the hard concrete. In the
center of the barn is the driveway,
which will probably be given severe
service. To take this into account the
floor In this section should be made
of very tough and enduring concrete.
The horse and cow stables are both
partitioned off from the driveway, so
that they are entirely separate and re
moved from one another. The drive
way is open to the roof in the center,
but it is floored over at the sides of
the barn 14 feet up from the floor to
continue the mow space to hold as
much hay and other material as pos
sible^ This driveway may be used for
various purposes, depending on the
type of farming and whether the barn
is being used as the main barn of a
small farm or as an auxiliary barn on
a larger farm.
One thing which recommends this
barn very strongly is the large number
of windows. Abundant light is fur
nished from all sides, the Importance
of which Is gaining more and more rec
ognition as the investigation of sani
tary conditions is carried on. The ex
pense of including the large number
of windows Is very slight and the ad
vantages of furnishing plenty of light
are many. In the first place a light,
airy stable cannot help but increase
the chances for a healthful condition
of the live stock. At the same time it
Is very much easier to keep a sunny
stable clean. Cleanliness is being rec
ognized as one of the most Important
features In connection with the raising
of well-bred live stock.
For the large-farm owner who takes
pride in a few exceptionally well-bred
animals or who has a few animals that
are used for the personal convenience
and comfort of the family, this type of
barn furnishes an excellent means to
give these favored servants the best of
care. The storage room available Is
also a helping factor In the careful
management of the farm, since this
space may be used for materials which
do not rightly belong in confusion
with the other various articles wlilch
are a necessary part of every farm
equipment
For the small-farm owner who
wishes to have as large a capacity in
his barn as possible but who cannot
afford to give up the space necessary
to build a large barn, this little big
barn offers a solution not only satis
factory in this respect, but at the same
time it furnishes him with a barn
which is up to the latest standards of
bArn construction.
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Mistake Men Make.
Men harness themselves to the work
and stress of the world In clumsy and
unnatural ways. The harness they
put on is antiquated. A rough, Ill
fitting collar, at best, they make its
strain and friction past enduring by
placing It where the neck is most
sensitive; and by mere continuons ir
ritation this sensitiveness Increases
until the whole nature is quick and
sore. This is the origin, among other
things, of a disease called touchiness
—a disease which, In spite of its in
nocent name, is one of the gruvest
sources of restlessness in the world.
Touchiness, when it becomes chronic,
is a morbid condition of the inward
disposition. It is self-love Inflamed to
the acute point; conceit with a hair
trigger.
Marked Progress.
Petunia Is growing more and more
citified every day of the world I" tri
umphantly stated the landlord of the
tavern. "It used to be that when the
fire bell rang our citizens would turn
out In a body and run like roebucks to
the blaze, no matter whether it
amounted to anything or not But now
they Inquire first, and unless they
learn that the holocaust is devouring
an edifice containing widows and or
phans, or a motor car, or something
equally Important, they merely walk
to the Are. Aw, I promise you, we
are getting so metropolitan that the
first thing you know you can't tell this
hurg from Kansas City I"—Kansas
City Star.
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Wet Territory.
"How did you enjoy your trip
abroad?" asked the neighbor of his
temperance friend.
"Enjoyed some of it all right" '
"How about Tenlce?"
"Oh, I was terribly disappointed In
Venice."
"Why, pray?"
"Oh, I always thought Venice was

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Easily Recognized.
"Doppel married one of the Dod
dersly girls. They are twins, you
know, and the neighbors used to say
they couldn't tell them apart
It's easy enough to tell them apart
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"How so?"
"The one Doppel married always
wears such a disgusted look."—Bir
mingham Age-Herald.
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OARING VOYAGE OF SUBMARINE
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC DE
SCRIBED BY COMMANDER.
DODGED FOE BY SUBMERGING
Undersea Craft Dropped to Bottom of
Ocean at Times to Avoid Possible
Dangers—Threaded Maze of Hostile
Warships.
Baltimore, Md.—"Ami we sat down
upon the floor of the British channel
because the roof was crowded with
nosey destroyers, and we drank good
French champagne while we sang
'We've rings on our lingers and bells
on our toes.' and presently the destroy
ers gave us room on the roof and we
came up and went on to America. It
wus all just as simple as that, I tell
you.
Thus simply did Capt. Paul Koenig,
commander of the German submarine
Deutschland, describe the daring voy
nge of his undersea craft through the
North sea, which was dotted with ene
my vessels, and across the Atlantic
ocean to the port of Baltimore.
What Is there about my voyage to
cause all this commotion?" asked the
captain of a group of reporters who
were eagerly questioning him regard
ing the great game of hide and seek
which he played with the British navy
on his 4,000-mile dash across the wa
ters. "I have done nothing remarkable.
Anybody who has sense enough to
navigate a boat and who builds a boat
like the Deutschland can do equally
well—better, I believe."
Captain Koenig will have it no other
way than that the British grip on Ger
man commerce is shortly to be broken.
We have proved it," he said, his
eyes afire with enthüsiasm.
buildfng a 2,000-ton submarine that
will be able to voyage 13,000 miles
without replenishing oil tanks. And
the British can't catch us. We laugh
at them—look now at that flag.
He pointed to the house flag of the
Deutsche Ozean Rhederei. the cor
poration of Bremen which devised the
undersea trading plan.
The Deutschland went from Bremer
haven out to sea in the light of day on
June 14, went in the early morning as
matter of fnctly as a scow of bricks
or lumber from any New York pier
slips out into the harbor and down to
the lower bay. Neither Bremen up the
river, nor Bremerhaven, gate to the
North sea, sent bands to blare farewell
or crowds to cheer.
Koenig laid a course straight to
Germany's north sea Gibraltar, Helgo
land.
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Knew Foe Was Near.
"We knew that British warships
were somewhere about," he said. "And
we wanted to lay up at Helgoland
for some days to fool them. There is
always a chance that spies may reveal
the comings and goings of our ships,
and It was wise to mark time for a
little w'hlle. In this case only one
alien, so far as I knew, had our secret.
He was the American consul at Bre
men, Wm. Thomas Fee, whose duty it
was to approve our manifecL He was
to be trusted, naturally, but we could
take no chances.
"We loafed pleasantly off Helgoland
under the shade of the big guns until
the morning of June 23. The time was
passed usefully in improving the train
ing of the men.
Good Fellows, My Boys."
About these men, now—say a word
for them If you must hold us up to the
world's eyes. They are good fellows,
my boys, strong fellows. Most of them
are quite young, though most are mar
ried and are raising rosy cheeked ba
bies to grow up for Germany's glory.
They are all fine mechanics and full
of—what do you say—pep, that is It
"On the morning of June 23 we
turned westward in the North sea and
headed straight for the British chan
nel. Somebody has said that we went
all the way around Scotland. Non
sense, why should we? It was easy
enough to fool the British and going
through the Channel was child's play.
What were your best aids to navi
gation, captain? How did you figure
out your safe progress under sea?
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Microphone Aided Cruise.
"The microphone and our device for
taking soundings while submerged did
the trick.
Everybody understands
these days what the microphone is—
an undersea telephone, so delicate that
It catches and records the vibrations
of any bulk moving upon or under the
waves.
We have two microphones on the
Deutschland, one on the port, one on
the starboard side. One of us, an offi
cer if possible, kept an ear always to
the transmitter. When we heard dis
turbing murmurs through our little
eavesdropper we stopped dead still,
maybe, or went ahead slowly. Some
times we dropped to^he sea floor and
kept as still as a mo
figure out what the menace was. Some
times we merely dropped fifty feet or
so beneath the surface and anchored
In that position, suspended between
the surface and the bottom. The micro
phones warned us of cruisers and de
stroyers afld sometimes of buoyed
mines.
until we could
How He Dodged Mines.
"About these mines," somebody cut
in, "we have heard that the Channel is
sown with them, that they run In solid
lanes across the Straits of Dover.
Saves His Birds at Risk of Life.
Determined to save the lives of a
number of songbirds he had In cages
hanging on the porch of his home,
little Richard Chambers, ten, of New
Orleans risked his life in opening the
cages and freeing his pets while his
home burned about midnight. Mr.
and Mrs. Chambers were awakened by
the cracking of burning wood, and
barely succeeded In waking the five
children in the family, and getting
them safely out of the burning build
Ing.
Weren't you bothered by these mînesT
Ilow did you dodge them?"
Wouldn't you like to know, now?"
laughed Koenig. "It is a secret, our
method for avoiding mine fields, but
this much I can say—we Germans
know a trick to beat the mines danger
and' I used It in my run through the
Channel.
Taking soundings Is simple. There
is a tube which projects from the
Deutschland's bottom and through this
tube we heave the lead. By a system
of valves we prevent water entering
the hull while the soundings ore being
taken. But this is dry talk. Let me
tell you about our happiest evening.
The Champagne Party.
Then the tale of the champagne
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purty cauu* out.
And wo felt that way," said Koenig,
referring to the "bells on our fingers"
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toed boys, and we didn't care a damn
for all the British ships of the Chan
nel patrol."
Ilid of the perilous straits finally, the
Deutschland breasted the Atlantic rol
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Officers and crew had plenty of time
on their hands. The long days and
nights were divided Into four-hour
wutches, shifts on duty for four hours,
at leisure for four, on duty again for
four, and so on. Incessantly they kept
vigilant watch for enemy craft—any
craft.
Koenig, who knows New York as
well as he knows Bremen, says the
North sea and the Channel were as
crowded as Broadway, and at night
about as garishly lighted with those
detestable destroyers" playing tag all
over the waters with their searchlights.
A lot of time he poked the periscope
clear and sighted looming perils Just
In time to dive without being spotted.
But there were dull hours.
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Had Phonograph Aboard.
How did you folks amuse your
selves?" he was asked.
"Mostly," he said, "with the phono
graph. Every submarine carries a
phonograph. It is as much of the sub
marine's equipment as a torpedo tube.
We keep it going pretty steadily (at
times, of course, when there was no
special danger In enjoying music), and
we had a fine lot of records, though
the American records were not es
pecially up to date.
Have any time to read, captain?
Did the ship boast of a library."
You bet it did," he replied. "We
have a fine little library of German.
American, English and Spanish books.
It was remarkable," Koenig said,
all things considered, how seldom the
submarine was forced to dive. In the
entire trip only ninety miles was un
dersurface going. This ninety miles
was logged as straight progress and
did not include the times the Deutsch
land simply went below and sat on its
bunkers, staying there until it felt it
was quite judicious for a nice, fat,
quite helpless U-boat to risk sun or
moonlight. There never was a close
call.
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No Warship Saw Therm
Not one time in the whole trip
were we seen by a warship," explained
Captain Koenig. "And I very much
doubt If as many as half a dozen mer
chant ships spied us. We, of course,
saw scores of craft The very last one
we sighted was thirty miles off the
Virginian capes, a big white fruit boat
rolling home from Jamaica, I suppose."
The Deutschland submerged less
than twenty times from Bremerhaven
to Norfolk. Six times in the North
sea it reckoned discretion as the bet
ter part, six times in the English chan
nel, and six times in the Atlantic. Once
in the Channel it clung to the sea floor
for ten hours. It can stay down four
days. If necessary. It can resist the
terrific pressure of 300 feet of water.
Boat a Mass of Machinery.
As described by Dr. John C. Travers,
assistant U. S. health officer, who was
taken through the boat by Captain
Koenig, the Deutschland's Interior ap
pears to be mainly a mass of machin
ery. She has but one deck below and
a seventeen-foot depth of hold for her
cargo. Dr. Travers descended through
the forward hatch, where he found
the crew's quarters, bunks on either
side of a narrow passageway leading
to compartments occupied by the cap
tain and his two officers. The cap
tain's room Is scarcely six feet square
and barely high enough for a man
to stand.
It is furnished all in metal, with
the exception of a small oak desk.
Directly beneath the officers' quarters
is the dynamo, which stores electrical
energy t% drive the vessel when sub
merged.
Next Dr. Travers, was taken into
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the officers' messroom, scarcely larger
than the staterooms, with a galley
built with all the economy of space
of a Pullman dining-car kitchen. Aft
the messroom, about one-third the
ship's length from her stern, is the
submerging machinery and tw* peris
copes.
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Calls It Amazing Sight
"I never saw such a mass of ma*
chlnery in my life," said Dr. Travers.
It was an amazing sight and I doubt
if It would mean much except to the
engineer who designed it. There
seemed to be 5,000 different pieces,
an inexplicable tangle of burnished
copper and glistening steel."
Aft of the submerging machinery
were the submarine's two powerful
Diesel oil engines which propel her
on the surface.
Captain Koenig told the doctor that
while on the surface the noise of the
machinery was almost deafening.
When submerged, said the skipper,
she moves almost silently, and then
we enjoy ourselves."
"De man dat likes flattery," said
Uacle Eben, "would rather wear brass
jewelry dan go wifout no decorations
at all.
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Tribute to Genius.
How did you come to buy ail those
books?
"I was charmed into It by the sales
man's talk. Sometimes I think the
books would be more interesting if the
book agent had written them himself."
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Making Observations.
"Of course, as a prudent statesman,
you keep your ear to the ground."
No, sir," replied Senator Sorghum.
"I feel called upon to stand up straight
and keep both eyes on the horizon."

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