Soldier Who Witnesses
Detroit Motor Overcome
Obstacles in France.
seAuty Marred Many Times by
B Shipnel. but Still on Jdb
With Army on Rhine.
^„eiilng evidence of the warm ad
SEVid f'T Hodge Brothers ..
" i r by members of the American
JjtHonarv Forces, is contained in
succession of letters receiv
Detroit manufacturers from
of every rank. More
«1 by the
h.n 14000 Dodge Brothers motor cars
T«i 'with the American army and
Aowtng letter is typical of the
piments of those who saw the car
While reading some New York pn
»eentlv I noticed that while other
(11 rs were praised highly (In their ad
vertisements) for the good work done
in overseas service, nothing was said of
the Dodge car.
been over here on active
service for a year and have been driv
L, a Dodge Brothers Sislan for the
last eight months. This little car has
made 27,000 miles and has never licen
laid up for motor, transmission or any
trouble. Its work during this
not lie praised too highly.
ul her ear
In all the big battles of the Third Di
vision, namely, Chateau-Thlerry, St.
Miliiel and Argomie, the little Dodge
has never once failed to respond. In
the last American campaign I had
driven it tip bills and through roads
»•here other cars of higher price were
forced to detour,
roads with mud right to the hull caps
and places where only tanks and ar
tillery could make their way.
have been through
"I am sure If decorations were given
to motor vehicles on their good work
lerformed in war service, the Dodges
that an* on duty with the A. E. F.
would receive the lion's share.
Although her beauties were marred
many times by shrapnel holes, she is
«till on the job with the Army on the
Rhine. Have used only two sets of
tirt*s In all the 27.000 miles and the
roads of northern France are very dif
ferent from Riverside Drive. As for
oil. I have used from the thinnest
grade to the heaviest transmission oil
and have never laten troubled wltli
wonderful record for a car that is so
low in price.
"Hoping this letter gives the Dodge
Manufaeturese a little satisfaction for
the valuable work of their car In the
A. E. F.. I am, respectfully,
PVT. FRED \V. DONLON.
Hrlqrs. 4th U. S. Inf..
The letter was written March 8,1919,
For sale by Elmers, Orangeville, Idn
am sura that is a
JOBS FOR SOLDIERS.
Assistant Secretary of War Arthur
Woods, Appeals for Cooperation.
"Doubtless you know our work
Mting positions for discharged
'Hors ami sailors has gotten away ...
a food stnrt All over the United States
the war department is securing the
hearty cooperation of all the welfare
services, chandlers of
Mnv national, state and civic bodies,
all of whom are at liberty to use the
machinery of the United States Era
wment Service towards hooking
, discharged man from the army
navy with a good job.
"e have also hail the patriotic
■u-sstaiice of employers, cor]»orations.
™> s -aml individuals, In the matter of
instating their old men In the jolis
S T? ,H " fl>re they went to war. I
«.ni . that iietween 70 anil 80 per
of °ui' honorably discharged sol
tu ana sail(,rs have the offer of
I« .ü^' var jolts. The hero of today
o to liet-onic the holm of tomorrow.
J? T' tuni for Mils the War and
LU departments have
all th ('dation which is issued to
thp f m dloyers who have assured
J? rtaeat ' that they will gladly
ggf* wwybady who formerly
In the " ( l iln, l left to serve
*ar tm"-'', ° r nav * v during the great
tii*si,r Ï ritatlon carries with it ix*r
hs OrV,, f " r th<> bolder to.display
SÄiST "*> -I"-.I
*•>» went to
M U» time
; as a symbol that, he
obligations to tin* men
the defense of the country
'f its peril.
thillk that employ
Statw u, 5 Hiroughout the United
wrtM,?' ? bout ,hl * ritatlou r.tiil 1
five this - vwu 1f >'°u «111
aille cviiunii ''T N l':iiX' tu your valu
V <,n,or that Mu* rcanu
envni„! B<>r< uuits ' Professional men,
inunitv generally in your com
titled to thî Ï" 0 "' that (hey are en
Uent ,ls hiterestlug official docu
Wary of''!'." 1 ,K rigned hy the scc
and ll ., ar, „ t,1 ° "wretary of tin*
, : iMwlatant to the .*
fiuved ... 111 • H is hamlsomclv
1 •'"grossed with the
to U. All Z \ T here aro no strings
Write an nimn k *, ,s that tlu * employer
«ating thi? 1 C:U on for s,M 'h citation,
•ffflee ni( ,i, , v 'ill employ his old
^ *ar d, a(i< lr«*ss me tn care of
Diriment, Washington. D.C.
'«• oathiv''| S ' M1 J K " rt< °( '»any cities at
'«mt* "le war pul.Uslieil the
*ho a j,,.,IQtiioMc employers
» men u i„" r V, ta ' , i (heir plaei'H for
1 '«furs . ''"listed or were drafted.
1 rp ri fC , M0W (hat It would he
time ivln niK . |mtrl "tD' net if at
tyris , ' rietory .. the news
^"*e fi rill Duhllsh the names of
("dlviduals In their
''""fithlv * , 'y 1 '» hn* taking Imck
!^erthev . T*" 1 «ervlce men
* lr ^gan. (" or "'*t when tlk*
ENGLISH FLAX FOR AIRPLANES
Town Where Old Industry
Revived Has Long Borne
How strangely ancient
meet In the formation of
eminent department for the produc
tion of English fiai, observes the Lon
don Chronicle. We find manufactured
flax fibers in the lake dwellings „„
Switzerland; we find it In the tombs
a new gov
wrapped the mummies of kings nnd
queens whose life stories we know.
From it we fashion linen and
as well as sails for boats, nnd dainty
lace to deck
a ruthless "flapper." But
the new department Is to raise 10,000
acres of flax largely for airplanes'.
Pinchbeck, where the old Lincoln
shire flax industry is being
beurs a bad
reputation among metal
accused by tlie
learned of hnvlng originated
probrlous epithet which has
lurgtsts, and Is
from the material to the intellectual
and moral worlds. As a fact this Is a
cruel libel on a charming rural village
which has always been
cerned with agriculture
metals. Our term "pinchbeck," applied
to anything that is a sham or unreal,
comes not from the village but from
Christopher Pinchbeck, a watch and
toy maker, who Invented an alloy of
copper and zinc that ruined his trade
rivals at the beginning of the eight
eenth century. Pinchbeck's place of
business was, alas! situated in Fleet
n , ___ 1
OLIVES PLANTED BY CONVICTS
Magnificent Plantations Result of Work
Begun to Furnish Occupation for
Malefactors in Jail.
Olives have struck a climate they
approve of In South Australia. The
trees are the hardiest possible grow
ers, require practically no attention,
and seem impervious to the disease
that affect fruit-trees. They have been
rather in disfavor in the towns, owing
to their slowness In coming to
turlty, hut owners of full-grown trees
have found them a great money-pro
ducer of late years. The olive doesn't
produce berries until its twelfth
Consequently landowners are shy of
planting for commercial
There Is n movement on foot to
the government to subsidize
at so much an acre for the first ten
years. The oil has almost trebled in
price the last few years, and the her
ries are in demand at .$100 a ton. Fifty
seven years ago the then sheriff of the
Adelaide jail, looking for a Job for his
charges, put them on preparing the
ground and planting olive trees, and
the result today is a magnificent and
profitable plantation in the vicinity of
the jail. Hence the term "Gone |
pickin' olives" when a sport refers to
a man who Juts been sent along for a
Early Egyptian Hairdressing.
The hairdressing of early Egyptian
times is interesting. Wigs were ex
ceedingly popular, through many dy
nasties, for both men and women. The
women, however. In various Instances,
were rather more Inclined to let their j
own hair grow long, arranging It with i
extreme simplicity by hanging a fore
lock over each shoulder In front and
letting the rest hang straight down
the back. It appears, from some old
statues, that they occasionally Inter
wove beads or some sort of a pendant
with these front locks, which doubt
less helped keep them in place. Then,
too, they sometimes wore a sort of
filet, a device perhaps borrowed from
the Greeks. More elaborate head
dresses were also indulged In. Some
statues show strange, almost conical
affairs upon the heads, which archaeol
ogists say contained balls wet with
some fragrant oil which trickled slow
ly through the hair and over the neck
and shoulders. Perfumes were said
to be extremely popular among these
Painting the Salmon.
Red Is the preferred color for sal
mon flesh. It Is the "dog" salmon's
misfortune to have meat of a dirty
grayish hue, so that lt Is almost un
—. . . „ . tn
Recently, however, a fish dealer in
Boston made a delightful discovery
Hs î nt , 80n '* S .'Th Tl
(which he happened to be using for
painting a truck) would transform a
dog salmon offhand into a fish of the
most expensive var ety.
The way it worked was really
markable. It appears that the s u
coal-tar product, and when
freely applied with a brush so satu
rated the meat with dye as to k v ' ,
It a fine salmon-red tint clear through.
Unfortunately, the local health ail
thoritles, lacking appreciation of the '
flue arts, seized the fish and the paint
and shut up the studio.
Beards do not freeze except where
the moisture from the breath ls con
hut the color
verted into snow ;
glands are rendered somewhat torpid
by the cold, and dark beards gradually
become li-hter, until after a while
they seem entirely changed in color.
Another curious fact about the cold
of the Arctic regions is that when a
person stops walking or working In !
any wav whereby the feet get oxer- j
else, the sole of the foot loses all sense
In all extremely cold lands, the
moisture exhaled from the body con
denses Into small, hard crystals which
make qolte u hit of noise as one walks
WHO SAYS IT?
Slogging through the
Camping in the rain;
Hiking in a frozen tranre
Down some Geiman plain;
"Fall in!"—hear the sergeant yell.
Far from home and clover;
Tell me, who the bally hell
Said the war "was over?"
Who says men are free
While the bugler's foolish tune
Pipes the reveille?
'Right dress!"—hear the sergeant
From Mainz across to Dover;
Tell me who the hell it
Said the war "was over'"
Cleaning up a mass of wire.
Stained with clotted blood
Where the big trucks bog and mire
In the winter mud;
Full of filth and fleas and fuzz—
Cannoneer and drover.
Tell me who the fat-head
Said the war "was ovor?"
Veteran Dies in the Harness.
Having entered the United States
nnv - v In 1878, serving on many ships
nn(1 many stations, Chief Carpenter
A,on!; o C. Burroughs died at his home
In Norfolk, Va„ on April 16, as a sailor
i would want to die, In active service.
1 Although he had a long and honorable
record of service, and had attained the
age of sixty-six years, Mr. Burroughs
0,lrae back into the service at the out
break of the war and was placed on
duty at the Norfolk navy yard. He
was made a ship's carpenter In 1879,
and 20 years later, while on duty at
Newport News, was made a chief. His
service Included cruises on the Monon
gahela, Vermont, Independence, Frank
lin, Lancaster, Yankee, Iowa and Tex
union, in discussing the matter of the
that the word "tomato" seems to be
The Tomato In History.
Edward Albes of the Pan-American
tomato, said a number of years ago
ot Aztec origin, and given as "tomatl"
hy some authorities and as "ixtomate"
by others. The word still persists In
some of the older Mexican town
°Plnion among historical botanists Is
that tlle Phint and culture for edible
Purposes began In Peru, whence it
names, as, for examples, "Tomatian"
Tomatepec." The weight of
spread to other parts of tropical
America. It Is known that it was cttl
tivated for its fruit In the warm cli
mates of America centuries before
the coming of Columbus to this con
Cable the Peace Conference
America's prestige is at stake in
the coining Victory Liberty Loan. The
eyes of the world are fixed upon us.
The nations of the world are going tc
rate us on this last effort. It Is right
that they should judge us, not by
what we do in the heat of the strug
gle, but by our condition after the
One of the best guarantees of world
peace for years to come would be the
successful flotation of the Victory Lib
erty Loan for five or six billion dol
lars. Even a combination of powers
inclined to start another war would
hesitate in the face of such a display
of tremendous national strength.
Every man who buys a Victory Lib
erty Bond next April, moreover, will
be adding to the determination with
which America speaks at the Peace
Conference. There are undoubtedly
going to be many moments during that
Conference when every whit of the
power of the United States will be
needed to shape Into actualities those
Ideals for which we entered the world
Let the cables carry into the Quai
d'Orsay this message:
"America has oversubscribed her
Fifth Liberty Loan by more than a
This is a time for straight thinking.
Make sure the other fellow is not talk
Analyze his thought, don't
follow it. He may be suffering with
ageol ,, heraorrha g P . u ls ep i
now a . days |lko influenza and
p or instance in regard to the Vlo
tQry Uberty I>oan an( , these fellowl
w j, 0 thumb their vests, frown wisely.
^ gay et the hanks do lt The ,
^ bur8tinK wlth mon ey." They are
, ta ] k j n g drivel. It sounds fne but lt
j sn t g QO d sense. Nor is it good
eronom | CSi which amounts to the same
' |hjn „
If the government thoughl it was
wise to "let the banks do it." the gov
eminent would let them do it. There
would be no Victory Liberty Loan in
•nse. But the govern
ment know,; better than to let the
hanks do it.
the popular s»
This is the period of reconstruction
right now. It is a pe iod o! many
possibilities economically. One possi
bility is Industrial depression. One
preventative of industrial depression
is plenty of money at favorable rates
! of interest to stlir-ilate private enter
j prise. That means our banks must
aot be clogged with government se
curities. It means that we can't af
'ord to "let the banks do It." The
teople must do it—do it from their
»arnlngs, present and future.
Support the Victory Liberty I.oat»
MOSCOW'S BIG I'ROGRAM.
Committee of Chamber of Commerce
Announces Settings are Read.
•Ml roods lend to Musniw. At least
tlic.v will on tli,. .Ini. 4tli and Kth of
when one of the biggest and liest
cel 'brations ever staged in this part of
tin eoiinlry, the county seat of I .Utah
count!. will hold its three-day "Wei
colic Horne" in honor of all soldiers
who servis! their country in the late
Moscow is planning to take
.1 royally ciitertain thousands ti|K>n
I 'lisamIs of visitors. Thera will not
a dull moment throughout the three
lays of this great gala event. There
1 I«* something doing all tin* time
from the formal patriotic exercises on
tin* morning of the third when ( inv
ert or Davis delivers an address of wel
come I" the hoys front "over there" anti
to the hoys from "over here," to tin* last
aid of tin* Home Sweet Home dance
ou ! tin* night of tlic titti.
trautest and most
tabular feature of the entire program
will I«* the daily flights in an airplane
by Lieutenant Jay M. Fetters of tin* 1'.
Air Service. Lt. Fetters is
tli. most distinguished fliers in Atnerl
caj He lias hei'ti specinll.v
l»y the government to
cm during tin* celebration.
is the man who last week added new
laurels to his r
np|>eur in Mos
•old by making a flight
frani Mathers Field to S|«ikune, cross
bur the Cascades and stopping at Walla
" dla and other points, lie is the only >
mutt who has so far crossed the Cas
oailes and the Blue mountains it
airplane. The flights made
by Lt. Fetters would alone lie
to make it worth your w hile to
M.|>s.*ow for the big celebration.
to thi' airplain* flights
fht'ii' will he many other entertain
uifiiI features. The famous Cowboy
band front (irangevllle will play for the
big iH'wery dances every afternoon and
evening; the soldiers and patriotic or
gatiiza tiens will put on a big parade:
Miete will he a Salvation Army booth
conducted by real Salvation Array lass
ie«. at which doughnuts and coffee will'
Ini given free to all soldiers: then* will
1"| a Ini si' hall tournament, and many
athletic s|Mirts. |
In spite of file fact Unit there will lie
st pa tigers in Moscow during tin* three
dtjys celebration, every visitor will he
gilur:iiitcisI a comfortable place to loop
at <1 plenty to cat and drink.
inputs arc being made to secure for the
tide of visitors every extra room in the
ei'y. A eamidltg place will Ik* provided
for those who come in their autos or
lulggles and wish to camp out while
tljey stay, ('oncersh ns have I mi*! i grant
ed for numerous hutch stands and res-1
tnurants. A rest room will Is* provided
r women and children.
In short whatever can he done ti
the comfort and pleasure
gllests will he
him* hy Moscow.
VISITS WITH LIEUT. WARE.
Mother of Idaho «Hirer of Htilst Killed
in Battle, Here.
Mi's. John D. Lung, wife of the (limi
ty commissioner of Idaho county.Idaho,
lulls lieen in thi» city this week visiting
lM*r daughter. Mrs. II. II. Eiscnhaur of
P >st Falls, and first grandchild, w ho
are at tin* Sacred Heart hospital.
Mrs. Long's son. Lieutenant John A.
Lung of tlu* 361s
ion. was killed in net loll in France. She j
visited yesterday with Lieutenant j
Grant. Ware of tin* 361st. who was
Another son :
of Mrs. Long is still with tin* engineers
ii| France. He was witli tin* second di
vision in the heaviest lighting.—S|xikes-i
if her son.
JOHN ELMERS ILL.
John P. Eimers, cashier at the First
National hank, was eom(*elI<'d to ft.r
si|ke his dutth-s at tin* hank last week
nfinisi to his
i. He is some
what. Improved at the present time and
a iticliwtes a visit to some <>f the well
known health resorts for the l»c:iefit
of his health. Hi* is able to In* up about
alid has since
home with severe illm
THERE ARE $364,000,000.00 BEHIND IT!
Sorae time ago The General Motors purchased the controlling in
terests in the SCRIPPS BOOTH factory and it is now building
QUALITY LIGHT SIX, known as the "SCRIPPS BOOTH,
her that this car is backed by a $364,000,000.00 concern and by the
reputation of W. C. DURANT, who is the MASTER-MIND of MOTOR
First, the SCRIPPS-BOOTH is a POWERFUL, six-cylinder car
of distinctiveness, a car possessing individuality, qualities found in no
other automobile selling at near the same figure.
The SCRIPPS BOOTH is a car which offers ECONOMY without
sacrifice of LUXURY. The upkeep of the beautiful SCRIPPS BOOTH
is exceedingly low and the initial cost is likewise exceedingly low. But
while the SCRIPPS-BOOTH is an economical car to buyers, and an
economical car to operate, it is by no means a CHEAP automobile.
The same high ideals of efficiency that are worked into the beauti
ful lines of the SCRIPPS-BOOTH are also worked into the sturdy
struction throughout. ^
BOOTH is stripped of every ounce of superfluous weight, and every
ounce of energy is immediatly converted into flexible power.
Through scientific balance, the SCRIPPS
Remember, that the SCRIPPS BOOTH sells for but $1489, F. 0. B.
Grange ville, with all tax, freight and handling paid! Just look this
over and then look at other cars at near the same price; your judge
ment will tell you what to do.
I also have Chevrolets, the full line, and Crow Elkharts
L. M. Harris
Fml E. Lukens, Former I'rimipal Here,
Selected as Superintendent.
No little difficulty is Indue
leuivil tlis year by the school Imard in
securing a eorpn of teachers for tin*
ensuing year, however, notne headway
has been made alone limit line
Fred F. I,likens. \vl
of Hie Orangeville
years ago, has licen engaged as
iuteiident, and six others have
Iss'ti engaged as follows;
Domestic science—-Miss Flon*niv It«,
Science—Miss Jane Matthews,
First grade—Miss Frames Clark, re
Seventh grade—Miss Jennie Schultz,
Eighth grade Miss rats' Low pc, iv
RKOl i-HT «IT AGED MINER.
l.ived Here Sini>e 1873; Refuses to Eu
ler ('ouiity Home.
Ed . Smith and Constable M. F. Daly
of White Bird, were in the city the
>f the wi*ek. Mr. 'Daly brought
out an old miner named Sims, who has
ln*eu making his home in numerous
cabins along the Salmon river for «
years past, and who during the |
w inter just passed, lived in tin old <vl
hit* just below White Bird, lt Is said
Mr. Sims Is sri years of age and while
I mining along the Sal
mon since 1S72. The county has made
a monthly allowance for him for some
'I, anil as he is growing feeble
I citizens of White Bird offered
hint a sanitary home in that village
where lie could he looked after hut
which he declined. The place where
he had l«*on making his home was off
the road and no water available, and
it was fourni he might lieeome ht'l|*
less. He |x>sitivel.v refuse« to become
an inmate of the county home and the
authorities are at a loss lo know what
dis|«>sition to make of him.
Annual Event Being Observed at Mt.
Idaho; .Many ill Attendance.
The forty-sixth annual reunion of the
Idaho County Pionier association is un
.1er way today in the grove near Mt.
Idaho, and a largo crowd is In uttond
1'IONEERS PICNIC TODAY.
mice, all parts of the county ls*ing rep
Tlie chief speakers were M.
Iteese Hattabnugh anil A. F. Parker,
After all had partaken of the picnic
dinner raminiscem*i*s of the early days
were indulged in and a bully good time
RETURNED FROM FISHING.
('lias. Westoiihiser and -son. Louis,
<!<«). Altman, J<x* Altiuan and
Juntos, and James Sloan, returned yes
terday from a five dav fisliinf trip to
res lake in the Buffalo Hump st*e
Mr. Westx'iihser reported having
lilting and all the fish the party
They also state that there
snow in that locality
•f a big slide where the
duller had practically been strip|N*d off
a considerable stretch of the hillside
into tile lake.
divis-1orchard, four springs, line road ti
ad; Includes crops. $9 .(MH).imi.
CROPS FINE IN MELROSE
210 acres. 110 cultivable, buildings,
tilings, big spring and well, fine soil.
: I ire crop with place. $13.750.00.
too acres, with entii
acres, large buildings, plenty of moi
tire in soil, gi
j ooo.oo GKO. M. REED,
Kill cultivable, small huild
COOKED FOOD SALE.
The Camp Fire Girls will hold their
1 sale at Glanville's drug
store en Saturday, June 2s. Secure
your supplies for Sunday at that time.
STORES CLOSE ON JULY 1TH
So that all may have a chance to
celebrate tile 4th of July with their
neighbors, all the stores in the city
win m> closed all day.
Net'll any money? Sin* Reed.
(hi last Friday evenine, Mrs. M. A.
Hatty was hostess to a number of her
lady friends at a <1 o'clock dinner party
eivou at the lmiierial Hotel. Dainty
place cards with a verse of original
suited to each lady and oom
l>osed by Miss I,ewis were read and en
joyed immensely. After a delightful dln
Ratty hsl her guests to the
Eyrie theatre where the
evening was enjoyably sis-nt.
present were: Mrs. ('. Call and
mobiler. Mrs Rowley, Mesdames Caw
ley. Hert Brockman. .1. W. Brown S.
A. Stubbs, Is'wls and Miss /ml Ix'wis.
House wanted, (ieo. M. Ki*ed.
The Globe force is crippled this week
and consequently the paiN*r was unable
to make its npiienramc on time. Two
of our employees, Floyd Swank, fore
man. and Basil Harris, linotyie oper
ator. having aivotnpanied the Cowboy
band to Thermo|Ndis, Wyoming, where
the band fui* til«lies the music for their
big celebration. The boys will ivturn
in time to imrtleipate in
celebration, and will n*ach home alsuit
a ttwk from Sunday. In the meantime
I we will do the Itest we can.
Loans and lands. Geo. M. Heed.
Seneficence Without Ambition.
At present we behold only the rising
of our sun of empire—only the fair be«
ginnings of a great nation. We de
parted early—we departed at the be
ginning—from the beaten track of am
bition. Our lot was cast in the age
of revolution—a revolution which is to
bring all mankind from a state of serv
itude to the exercise of self-govern
ment—from under the tyranny of phy
sical force to the gentle sway of opin
ion, from under subjection to domin
ion over nature.
It was ours to lead the way—to take
up the cross of republicanism and
bear lt before the nations, to fight Its
earliest triumphs, to illustrate its puri
fying and elevating virtues, and by
our courage and resolution, our mod
eration and magnanimity, to cheer and
sustain Its future followers through
the baptism of blood and martyrdom
of fire. A mission so noble and benev
olent demands a generous and self
denying enthusiasm. Our greatness
is to be won by beneficence without
ambition.—William Henry Seward.
Nerves In Sexes Differ.
The late Professor Munsterberg of
Harvard believed that the sensory
mechanism of women worked quicker
than that of men. He took the Illus
tration of two sets of wires, corre
sponding to the nerves of the human
body, conducting a current of elec
tricity to a certain point. The wires of
woman's nerves were able to communi
cate to the fixed point, in this case the
brain, the current much more quickly
than the tsale equipment, and, further
more, reacted to currents too faint for
man's wires to tnke up. The addition
of these subtle stimuli produced in the
receiving center an entirely different
comprehension In woman than In man,
Munsterberg argued.—Chicago Exam
Superstition Hard to Down.
It has recently been discovered that
I the "thirteen" superstition still exists
In New York. At u dinner to which
he was invited one of the guests dis
covered that 13 persons were present.
He was so disturbed over this fact
that he left the table.
"in tracing the origin of this su
perstition," said a traveler, "I found
that the Turks have almost eliminated
'thirteen' from their vocabulary. The
Italians discontinued using the num
ber in making up their lotteries and
the thirteenth card In a game they
play has on lt the symbol of death."
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