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hju] terrible pains In the buck of my
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She has been using the substitutes
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she recently bought a bret-'l stick pan.
as corn bread baked in these pans
has more crust,
came on the dinner table in the eve
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Cold In the Head"
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Repeated attacks of Acute Catarrh may
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! MILITARY ACADEMY 18 TO BE
batics Quickly or Not at All—War
Department Compels the Making of
year course at West Point for the re
mainder of the war. It is proposed to
utilize this valuable and expensive
Institution, the war department an
nounces, to the limit during the period
of the war. The number of cadets j
graduated each year from West Point
15 now only about 1100. Under the new
system it will be possible to grnduute
l' 000 officers a year.
Vacancies resulting from the gradu- j
ation of the two upper classes will he ;
filled by the war department. If pos
slide, by the admission on November
FOR WEST POINT
UTILIZED TO THE FULL LIMIT
DURING THE WAR PERIOD.
TEACHING FLYERS "STUNTS
Aviation Students to Learn the Aero
Washington.—The acting secretary
of war has approved the recommenda
tions of General March, chiefs of stuff,
to graduate the two upper classes at
the United States Militury acudemy on
November 1, and to authorize a one
1, 1918, of qualified candidates,
polntments will be made In the usunl
way—through senators and represent
atives in congress, and other customary
channels. J lie war department de
sires that candidates to he admitted
on November 1 shall be not under
eighteen years of age on that date.
failure of the medical department to
obtain a supply of clinical thermôme
ters except at what were considered ■
exorbitant prices, the general staff has J
ordered 18 manufacturers In different j
As the result of an investigation by
the war department, following the
parts of the country t
608,000 of the instruments, which are
urgently needed here and abroad.
Under these orders the war depart
ment will not only take the entire
stock of clinical thermometers now
manufactured, but will require the fac- |
tories to produce in large quantities |
for 20 weeks.
1 he compulsory order j
specifies that th» entire quantity must ,
he delivered by February 10, 1919.
Tl.e price of clinical thermometers
s advanced In the past year from 25
cents nnd 30 cents to 50 cents nnd 60
cents each. The investigations of the
military authorities disclosed a contbl
untion between the glass-blowers nnd
the makers of thermometers.
The prices to be paid by the gov
eminent for the 668,000 thermometers
which have been requisitioned will be
fixed by the war department board of
One undertaking In connection with
the registration of more than 13,000,
000 men for the draft, September 12,
is Illustrated by figures by Provost
Marshal General Crowder.
A stat Is- j
ticinn in the provost marshal's office i
has calculated (hut If all the printed
forms distributed since August 7 In
connection with the work of registra
tion, classification nnd mobilization
were placed In a pile ten feet square
It would tower above the ground to a
height of 887 feet, or more than one
and a half times the altitude of Wash
arni shipped out. since August 7 , 224,
000,000 forms of all kinds, weighing
1,300,000 pounds, and measuring, in the
aggregate, 88,787 cubic feet. A total
of 44.000 mall sacks wore used to carry
tlils vast quantity of matter. The
largest number of sacks shipped O' »
Altogether there have been printed
sin Kit* dn y was 1,828.
about. 83 tons.
If these forms were placed In one
mail train 143 60-foot postal cars
ould l>e required and ttie train would
in- one and two-tlilrds mjlp.s long,
Placed end to end, the forms would ex
•end 08,044 miles—more than twice
Many sample cans of tomatoes such
as are used in the army have been
found by the Inspection branch of the
subsistence division, quartermaster
the distance around the earth.
he filled only t
>f au Inch of the top, although weigh
ing the requisite amount,
have been Issued that regardless of
weight, the cans must be filled to
within three-eighths of an inch of the
If the cans are not filled to with
in half an Inch of the top there Is to
he a readjustment of prices and under
no circumstances. It is announced, will
underfilled cans he sent overseas.
It has been calculated that if this
saving of three-eighths of an inch were
made In all cans of tom.. 'tes pur
chased by the army for a year, it
mild equal 417,000 cases, costing
about $1,500,000. The saving of tin
plate used in the can would equal
about 7,000,000 square feet.
German prisoners arc being used In
the construction of homes for Belgian
refugees ltt the village which the
American Red Gross Is building near
Havre, France, for families who were
driven from their country by the Ger
man invasion. Many such prisoners
also have been put to work In the
fields In the section surrounding
Havre. They have harvested wheat
nnd other crops, thus lessening the
burden on tht women and very old
men who have been operating the
farms while the young and vigorous
.tales ure fighting nt the front.
Naval and military flyer* who loop |
the loop at altitudes of 4,000 feet, who
do nose dives, side slips and other
thrilling and seemingly frivolous evo
luttons, learn to accomplish these feats
In seven or eight hours—or they never
learn them at a#i. For the ninstery of
airplane acrobatics does not require
the time that Is requisite to train a
performer for a circus.
Cadet flyers receive this Instruction,
which Is called tlie acrobatic stage, to
ward the end of their training and aft
er th**y have become masters of their
machines und jmssess absolute con
jrol. Otherwise they could not ac
quire the knack of throwing their ma
chines in and out of these whirls and
loops. And. by the way, some of them
never do. Because a cadet becomes
master of his plane, it does not Inev
itably follow that he can "stunt." He
may not be lit ted for It temperament
ally; he may lack the head or the heart
or the stomach for it. If that be so,
then he must abandmf acrobatics. Those
who like it stick to It, and thus it hap
pens that frequently these stunt fly
ers become the aces in actual combat
In France, because fights In the air are
„lore or less games of tag; and the
)nor( , artful the dodger the greater ure
),| s chances.
The course in acrobatics is not
chosen because it is showy or -spec
taculur, It Is ns much a part of u
cadet's training ns pursuit work, re
connnlsance or bombing. It Is designed
inspire the student with confidence
in his ship and in his ability; to teach
hlm the feel of dangerous positions In
lhe nlr . t() actually get Into them and
() ut of them safely, and In general to
demonstrate to him bow much may be
accomplished by the proper and skill
ful handling of bis plane.
The greatest care is taken in choos
j n g instructors for this work und In
selecting the ships or planes to be
Kxpcrt riggers are assigned to
check the allgment of the plaues used
after each flight.
At Kelly field, Texas, there Is a
special stage for the Instruction and
to Insure safety for the cadets and
tf,rfr instructors. Others not flying In
thiR stll ge of instruction ure required
■ t0 keep entirely «way from the terri
J torv 1)ver whIü h the 8tunts nre being
j performed. A severe penalty Is at
tached to the slightest Infringement of
I this regulation. No student or In
structor is allowed to stunt under 2,000
j- ce j
and practically all of the work
, h( . ucrotm(k . nne is done between
| y or instruction
2,000 and 4,000 feet.
When a student reports to the stage
he is assigued to a
j t en cher who ut the first opportunity
, takes him and performs the requisite
The student is then given
the contro | nnd directed to repeat the
nm ,ieuver. After the third or fourth
trial he Is usually ubie to perform In a
However, In no
j ,. ftse doeg the i nslruct0 r allow a slu
; deut to fty ulone unl<;ss he shows hlm
j self well qualified.
When a student Is sent Into the air
he Is directed to follow a definite
course j n gaining his altitude; to turn
over his sector, and, if nt a sufficient
altitude, to do his stunts. It may be
that he will have been directed to do
a one-turn spin, u two-turn, spin, five
loops and three Immelmann turns.
Upon returning to the ground he re
ports to his Instructor, who has care
j f ld iy watched the execution of the
i stun t H nnd w ho offers appropriate critl
j eism and suggestions. This is repeated
several times, and before the student
Is transferred he again goes up with
the instructor, who estimates whet lier
the former is qualified to advance to
the next stage.
Troops for the Slavic legion which
is to be a part of the United States
army will soon be recruited under reg
illations just promulgated by President
Wilson. The officers and enlisted men
, In those regiments will he Jugo-Slavs,
! Czecho-Slavs nnd Ruthenians.
practicable, companies will be com
posed of members of the same race
1 and this plan of organization will he
; followed as far as can he In the larger
units—battalions nnd regiments.
Unlisted men for the Slavic legion
will tie obtained by voluntary lnduc
j tlbn from among the members of the
races mentioned. They must be resi
dents but not citizens of the United
States and not subject to (lie draft.
Enlistments in coal mining regions will
not be authorized. Volunteers for this
legion will he forwarded by draft
hoards to depots in the usual manner
j and will he sent from there to Camp
Wadsworth, South Carolina.
! tin a series of charts showing for the
: country east of the Rocky mountains
the southward progression of the earli
The weather bureau will publish iu
I its National Weather and Crop Bulle
est killing-frost (lute line ami tlie total
area covered by killing frost to the
date of each issue. These charts are
expected to be of much interest and
value, as they will indicate tlie time of
the ending of t lie growing sea sou for
summer crops this year in the various
sections of the country.
Much loss Is caused at Unies by
early frosts and Interest is Unusually
great this year because of the possi
bility of frost datnnge affettlng the
To test the present health of the
nation's children, the child welfnre
committee of the council of national
defense throughout the country has
weighed nnd measured more than
6,500,000 babies. Hundreds of com
mittees, endeavoring to meet tbe needs
revealed hy this test, have employed
public-health nurses, opened Infant
In England, since the beginning
the present war. the Infantile death
rate has been reduced nine points be
low the mortality among Amerieuu
children of the same ages.
WAR DECLARATIONS OF
PAST FOUR YEARS
Austria against Serbia, July "8,
Germany against Russia, August 1,
France against Germany, August 3,
(Jerinany against Fiance, .August 3,
Germany ag. .nst Belgium, August
Great Britain against Germany,
August 4, 191-1.
Austria against Russia, August, 6,
Montenegro ag. list Austria, August
8, 191 f.
Montenegro agninst Germany, Au
gust 9. 1914.
Austria against Montenegro, Au
gust 6." 1014.
SegJjiu against Germany, August 9,
France against Austria, August 13,
Great Britain against Austria, Au
gust 13, 101-1.
Japan against Germany, August 23,
Austria against Japan, August 27,
Austria against Belgium, August
ltussia against Turkey, November
Great Britlan against Turkey, No
vember 5, 1914.
France against Turkey, November
Turkey against the allies, Novem
ber 23, 1014.
Portugal against Germany, Novem
ber 23, 1014.
Serbln against Turkey, December 2,
Italy ngninst Austria, May 24, 191f>.
San Marino against Austria, May
Italy against Turkey, August 21,
Bulgaria against Serbia, October 14,
Great Brilain ngninst Bulgaria, Oc
tober 15, 1015.
France against Bulgaria, October
Serbia against Bulgaria, October
Russia against Bulgaria, October
Italy against Bulgaria, October 19,
Germany against Portugal, March
Rumania against Austria, August
Italy against Germany, August 28,
Turkey ngninst Rumania, August
29. 1916. *
Germany against Rumania, Septem
ber 14, 1916.
Greece against Bulgarin, November
28, 1910 (Greek provisional govern
Greece against Germany, November
25, 1916 (Greek provisional govern
United States against Germany,
April 6, 1917,
Panama against Germany, April 7,
Cuba against Germany, April 7,
Greece against Germany, July 2,
1917 (government of Alexander).
Greece ugalnst Bulgaria, July 2,
1017 (government of Alexander).
Sinra ugalnst Germany, July 22,
Siam against Austria, July 22,
Liberia against Germany, August 4,
China against Germany, August 14,
China against Austria, August 14,
Brazil against Germany, Oetobei
United Slates against Austria, De
cember 7, 1917.
l'anama against Austria. December
TO BATTLE WITH INFLUENZA.
Washington.—The following tele
gram, which Is self-explanatory, re
lates to the emergency medical nnd
nursing relief work furnished through
the United States public health serv
ice to communities unable to cope
with the present situation even with
state aid :
"Public health service will mobilize
with aid volunteer medical service all
outside medical aid required in coin
hating present influenza epidemic. Red
Cross upon specific request from this
service will mobilize nursing personnel
and furnish necessary emergency hos
pital supplies which cannot he ob
tained otherwise. Inform all city and
county health officers your state that
all appeals for aid must he made to
state health department, which will
make request of surgeon general, pub
service. whenever local
require. Whenever necessary
! public health service will establish dis
trict officers to co-operate with state
I officials and distribute medical and
■ nursing personnel.
U. S. Public Health Service."
Death Sentence Commuted.
I Washington — Death sentence !m
! posed hy a military court martial upon
1 Sander Mnkl, n recruit with the 163rd
! depot brigade, for refusal to wear a
: uniform, has been commuted to con
finement nt hard labor for 20 years.
Fraud Is Char u ed.
Knoxville, Tenn.-W. J. Oliver and
of 10 other employees of the W. J. Oliver
; Mtrtnifncturlng Co. were arrested on
be- ! charges of conspiracy, fraud and subo
i (age In the manufacture of defective
j »hells lor the United States army.
We will win this war
Nothing else really matters until we dot
The Flavor Lasts
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Liquid given on the tongue. Bate for brood mares ana
nil others. Best kidney remedy. «0 cents a bottle, *5.50 »
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(Somehow the things we imagine
would make us perfectly happy are
H t.erully possessed by others.
Eternul vigilance Isn't always the
1 rice o fliberty—sometimes it's $10
llaoging Is too good for a painting
flat is badly executed.
Chlnese are said to be taking to the
What Ik the cause of Indignation, dys
pepsia. bloat, heartburn, food repeating,
belching, gasHy, Hour stomach, and no
many «torneeh miseries? Just th I» —nclil
•tomuch - superachlUy
takes the pep and punch out of them
leav pH little
Strike nt the very cause of til thin
trouble and clean this excess acid out
of the stomach. This
111 give the atom
'll a cliHnee to digest the food properly;
ill do the rest.
It robs millions of their full
<1 the power to enjoy
I and w
It Is well known that an acid mouth
destroys the teeth. The acid Is so power
ful that It eats right through the hard
'1 anti causes the teeth to dec»»y.
This Is fair warning of «hat excess acid
ity will do to the delicate organization
of the stomachy
acidity not only produces
y painful and disagreeable
troubles," but it If, the oreati
>t very furious ailme
stomach Interferes with the
the food to ferment
remedy removes ex
cès« add without the slightest discom
fort. It Is called EATONIC, made In
the form of tablets—they are good to eat
—Just like a bit of candy. EATONIO
literally iibnorhs the injurious excess
acid and earrl. s It away through the in
tesMnts. It drives the blo-it out of the
bodv- vou eon fairly feel It work.
Try EATONIO and
It bunishes bloat, heartburn, belching,
food repeating, indigestion, etc.
too. how quickly your general he» lib
how much more of your
food is digested -how nervousness and
It is to
tal punch. Have the p<
to work with vim. 1
things of life,
fairly bubble o
So get u Inix of EA TONIC from yo
druggist today. We authorize him
cun run tee EATONIO to pi
utter of fact, ex'
of u long
tbe blfXKl and distributed through
the intestines, where it bef
breeding place for ge
poisons, which in turn
out the entire
add stomach -
actually down sick
hsv** no appetite, food do
belching all the time,
plaining of being •ve«
worn out. It Is this excess acidity that
. fermented food |
t back y
m what It
always ulUng —
druggint to rank©
If If falls In otiy
way, take it back—be
>nt inua lx v
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Below the Surface.
"Did you grasp the point in Mr. Fui
er's submarine joke?"
"No, It was too deep for me."
Stella—Are you saving money?
Bella—Well, every day I think of
more things I don't buy.
Chicago has noon victory prayers.
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