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CLEMENCEAU HERE
TO EPLMCE
"TIGER" WILL TELL AMERICA
WHY HIS COUNTRY MUST HAVE
THE REPARATION MONEY.
SAILED ON ARMISTICE DAY
Work of Reconstruction In th* War
Devastated Region Goes on Slowly
and Funds Must Be Obtained for
Material and Labor.
By EDWARD B. CLARK
Washington.—On Armistice (lay, No
vember 11, Clemenceau, "The Tiger”
of France sailed from Uavre for the
United States to present here the cause
of the French tieople and, us It has
been announced, to make clear the ex
act position in « Inch the French And
themselves today.
This aged hut still stalwart Freneh
inau will come to Washington and here
will meet the President, the secretary
of stute, and others. It Is expected
that in private conversation ho will
say some things to the American offi
cials which he will n»t say upon the
public platform.
It may be that the visitor will bring
his heaviest guns; to bear in what
may be called this private action. All
of France Is not In sympathy with
Clemenceau's Intention to luy the cause ,
before the American people, but Wash
ington hears that In a general way
France hopes that some good may
come of 1L
Tho u’Hfer rtf this annnt turn monthH
In France during the summer that has
JuSft passed. There seems to be some
ignorance today concerning the exact
condition of the countryside of France.
Americans generally do not seein to
know Just how much reconstruction
work hus been done nor do they seem
to know just why It is that, as some
people have put it, the French are act
ing "contrariwise” on the subject of
disarmament and on some other mat
ters which have produced a little fric
tion with the countries wh|£b were the
allies of France in war.
France Is Acting Humanly.
Some American officials have visited
France recently, and unquestionably
they have told their chiefs in Wash
ington Just what they have found in
the land of the sister republic. Every
body who makes the least study of con
ditions in France must find the same
thing, and that is that whatever France
has done or is doing is prompted by
'the dictates of human nuture. Some
of the things which the republic has
done and for which it has been criti
cised probably would be done by any
other country’ under like conditions.
The human nature equation is strong
a^ p factor in the whole problem.
Reconstruction and reclamation, as
they apply to France, may be said to
be different things. Reclamation has
to do with the reclaiming of the fields,
their retilling and their replanting with
crops. Reconstruction has to do with
the rebuilding of the farmhouses and
the thousands of hamlets, villages,
towns and cities which were de
stroyed during the war.
It can be said that about nine-tenths
of the agricultural acreage of France,
which it was impossible to till during
the war because of military operations
and of the destruction inflicted, have
been reclaimed. During the season
which has Just passed, France raised
enough cereals to feed Itself, and
France eats an enormous amount of
ureuuoiuiiB.
Reconstruction Is Slow.
Stories have been printed to the ef
fect that reconstruction work In France
was going on rapidly. It Is going on,
but not rapidly. Village after village
through which one pusses if he
visits the once embattled front are
still level with the plain. It would
take a long time to rebuild tbe de
stroyed structures In France even if
the man power of the country was at
the pre-war mark. Moreover, building
construction In France Is solid con
struction. The French build for all
time. The work necessarily would be
Blow under any conditions. Today
neither the man power nor the money
to rebuild Is forthcoming, and there
fore, except for temporary shelters, a
considerable part of the population of
northern France still is homeless and
still has no place In which to transact
the mercantile businesses of the coun
try.
It Is believed that Monsieur Clemen
ceau will set forth these conditions
when he comes to the United States
and will make them the basis of a
statement that the reason France Is
so Insistent on Immediate reparation
money Is that unless It Is paid quickly
France cannot go on with Its building
operations.
France has Imported Into the coun
try a good many Italian, Spanish and
Sortuguese laborers. They are taking
te place of the French youths who
were killed In the war. These men, of
course, must be paid, and building ma
terial must be paid for The French
government Is undertaking the pay
ments, but the money Is baaed on
tbe promise of the reparations money,
end If this Is not forthcoming there
probably will be something like finan
cial cbaos in the European republic.
The whole thing; so far as the French
viewpoint la concerned, la simple.
Somebody has taken away what tbe
ft people bad end they Insist that tbe
somebody shall put It back and put !t
back quickly.
United States and League of Nation*
jfow that It baa become definitely
haewo that tbe United States Is to
have a voice In the nomination anti se
lection of Judge* of the International
Court of Justice set up by the League
of Nations, there is renewed Interest
In Washington In what ie said to he
the possibility thnt eventually this
country will Join the league.
The most militant element In the
Democratic party clings to the belief
that ultimately the United States will
enter the League of Nations and some
of the Democrats seem to believe that
the present administration Is not as
antagonistic to the thought of league
membership as once It was.
This feeling of (he Democrats Is not
shared at all by the Republicans ex
cept those In the party ranks with
whom the wish may be father to the
thought and who. although maintain
ing their party standing, always have
been more or less In favor of the pol
icy of league membership.
It seems to the present writer, from
a somewhat careful study of the situ
ation, and from what can be leurned
from administration leaders, that
there will be no closer approach to
membership In the league soon than
there Is at present, except as such
an approach may be seen In the de
termination to enter the International
Court of Justice and to take part In
the great economic parley which may
straighten out the financial affairs of
the world.
Guessing at Harding's Intention.
There are Republicans here who
say President Harding Is more ad
vanced In his “international thinking’’
than are other powerful leaders in his
party. Again It may be said, how
ever, that no one ever gets an expres-1
slon from the administration which
smacks at all of a desire for league
membership, but It Is true that such
words as come from the administra
tion leave the Impression that the
X I r.'IU"Ul WUUIU line IW a wuosu
arable-(flsrttnce Into the field of help
for the other peoples of the world,
and that he probably Intends to make
this Journey afield If he can do It
consistently with the majority thought
of his party.
It Is bootless, apparently, however,
for men and women who believe the j
United States should enter the League |
of Nations to think that during the
present administration of American
affairs there will be any absolute join
ing up with the European nations In
the organization of the league as It
exists today.
It Is held by the Republicans and
antl-membership-in-the-league men gen
erally that It still Is the intention
of the United States to do what it
can unofficially to help matters in the
world, but that nothing will be done
which from the point of view of the
anti-leaguers would violate the Amer
ican traditions of aloofness from what
frequently are called foreign entan
glements.
Concerning Foreign Debts.
It has become known definitely
within the last few days that so long
ns the present administration Is In
power at least there will be no can
cellation of tlie debts of the foreign
ers to the United States, but It also
Is known thut. In spite of the cries
here and there about forcing payment,
the administration will attempt to do
nothing with a strong hand to secure
for the United States the war debts
due it from abroad.
At the White House the other day
an authorized spokesman for the Pres
ident said he had noticed here, there
and everywhere that jnen were rising
to say: “If these foreigners do not
pay us the money due, the United
States should get after them with a
club.’’
Then the spokesman went on to say
that the President would give a re
ward to any man who would point out
definitely the means of getting the
foreigners to pay their debts, a means
w hi oil vyould not Involve the sending
of armies and navies to Europe, there
to collect the money by force. It also
was intimated that some of the speak
ers were long on threats but short on
nnjo uuu uit;uuo.
Of course there Is general agree
ment that the United States cannot
collect Its debts by force. It now Is
known definitely that there will be
representatives of the United States
In a financial conference of the great
powers of the world. Out of this con
ference there may come some means
of adjusting finances so that the pres
ent conditions of threatened bank
ruptcy here and there may change
and a slow return to financial sound
ness In European countries may be
assured. When this condition Is
reached Washington folk say that
means will, be found to secure from
the foreigners the money which Is due
to the United States.
Publicity for British Cows.
Co-operative advertising Is being
tried In England for milk. The plan
calls for each dairyman and each dis
tributer to contribute one-sixth of a
cent a gallon .toward a fund which Is
to be used to advertise the value of
milk as a food.
One of the arguments will be that
the dally consumption of milk per cap
ita In England, about a third of a pint.
Is only a third of the consumption In
the United States.—The Nation’s Busi
ness.
Striving to Bs Tactful.
"When you type that letter,” re
marked Senator Sorghum, “be careful
to misspell two or three of the longer
words."
"Misspell tbemT" *
"Yes. I have to be careful with this
particular constituent It’s necessary
to use some long words to convey my
meaning. If we misspell them It will
counteract any Impression that w« are
trying to put on literary, airs/*
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High Colors to
Be the Fashion
Eccentricity In detail rather than
change In form, together with an adop
tion of extreme novelties In fabrics, a
revival of metal and the return to use
of high colors, characterizes the fash
ions for autumn and winter 1922-23,
writes a fashion correspondent in the
New York Tribune.
Fashions seem to be moving toward
a more stately type of dress, as many
of the designers have goue back to the
Renaissance period for the detalla
Hardly a dressmaker In Paris but
shows some leaning toward the ex
travagances of the period of Francis
I, Henry VIII, Henry II and on down
to the period of Louis XIII.
Here and there the Idea Is caught
In the sleeve; again one sees It in the
collar and In the arrangement of the
girdle. Very frequently It Is the de
sign In the fabric; again It 1s the regal
coloring, mixtures of gold, silver, steel
and copper In fabrics which look as if
they had been hammered or wrought In
met.il and not woven on looms. In
crustations of Jewels, precious and
seml-preclous, recall the flourishing
arts of this sumptuous period.
Exploits Seventeenth Century Stylet.
As a variation from the Renaissance
there Is the note of the pure Venetian
styles of the Seventeenth century.
Jeanne Lanvin uses this motif, there
by ho’dlng persistently to her wide
skirt effects. She has little support,
hosvever, In this from other dressmak
nro A nnAilnnilnnnnA n# tVi A olnnrlar
silhouette confirms the Insignificance
of other eccentric period styles.
Running through all of the fashions
Is the Oriental note, the Persian, the
Egyptian, the Chinese, the Japanese,
sometimes In Its pure form, and again
Ih the cleverly modernized Interpre
tation. •
Magnificent embroideries, hand quilt
ings, headings. Incrustations, ham
mered, pressed and printed fabrics all
have significant showing. France,
from the standpoint of novelty mate
rials and trimmings, Is coming bnck
Into her own. Not since the several
propitious seasons Immediately pre
ceding the war has France produced
so many wonderful novelties. This
elaboration of tissues, whether It be
In weave or applied after the work of
the looms, will add greatly to the cost
of fashionable clothes.
Sleeve Details Vary Silhouette.
Details of sleeves have changed con
siderably, and It Is In this point that
the silhouette of 1922-28 will express
Itself largely. New sleeves are often
full length and may be large at the
wrist, elbow or throughout their full
length. Long mitten-shaped sleeves
are also much used. Many new forms
In puffed effects are seen. Sometimes
this puff breaks at the elbow; again It
Is at the wrist. Sometimes a succes
sion of flnre ruffles are placed at the
elbow or on the wrist of a tight-fitting
sleeve.
Many fancy sleeves are seen on eve
ning dresses. Frequently they start
from the elbow downward, and they
are even attached at the wrist, cover
ing the hands with deep circular frills.
' $ ^ I
The Charming 8treet Dresa Developed
in Imitation Broadtail and Black
Broadcloth.
All these new sleeve effects are prac
tically taken from the Renaissance
period, court dress style. The sleeve
less Idea still exists, bn* lg not so new
as these other more fanciful forms.
The waistline Is a variable point, bnt
a big percentage of models continues
to be In low waistline style, many of
which blouse In the back. There Is
still every degree of low waistline,
from that which starts below the nor
mal waistline to well down to below
the turn of the hips, In distinct Egyp
tian and Oriental, form.
One-Side Drapery.
The length of skirts Is still variable,
bnt the consensus of opinion Is that
the street skirt will be nine to ten
Inches from the ground. More dressy
afternoon toilettes will be four to five
inches from the ground. Eccentric
period styles, both In crinoline and
Renaissance effect, often touch and
trail. So many of the best makers
show such a predominance of the
shorter lengths—that is, from nine to
ten Inches above the floor—that one
might expect this to be the smartest
length. Other variations will be more
or iess a personal and Individual
thing.
Surprising ns It mny seem, the skirt
remains narrow, often extremely nar
row. Fullness, when Introduced, Is un
I -
Three-Piece Suit; Dress of Gray
Cloth; Jacket of Dark-Red Cloth,
Brocaded in Gray..
sbtruslve, and Is usually achieved by
means of the circular cut. There Is
ess unevenness about the hem, many
>f the skirts being straight around.
The one-sided drapery Is a strong
feature even In the plainest tailored
Iresses and coats; also the one-side
fastening nnd wide, overlapping front,
l’hls overlapping one-side effect Is also
much noted In skirts.
The Three-Piece Suit.
Tailored suits are very pronounced
in the showing of both two and three
alece effects. A great majority of the
lackets are waist length and In
straight, unbelted or slightly blousing
ind belted styles. The exceptions are
incidental novelties In very short box
Solero rtyles, Chinese mandarin full
swinging coats and three-quarter
length circular-cut effects, the latter
usually trimmed with fur.
The three-piece idea is prominent.
It expresses itself In two forms—the
smart one-piece wool dress with match
ing Jacket or the crepe de chine or
satin dress with a wool coat entirely
covering It, the lining of which Is
made of the same material as the
dress.
Afternoon dresses are much more
elaborate than they were last season.
They are often made of beautiful nov
elty materials; or If they are In plain
materials they are richly embroidered,
appllqued nnd beaded. They are In
decided contrast to the very simple
hand-made crepes which have been so
greatly In vogue.
Evening dresses are much less
decollete than In former yenrs. Many
of them are made with a slightly
rounding or bateau neck. Some of the
evening dresses have full-length
sleeves, and it Is only the very cere
monious type that Is extremely decol
lete and sleeveless.
Draped Evening Dresses.
Considerable moire Is used, notably
In evening dresses, the moire often
having a high luster satin back, mak
ing It possible to use In drapery where
both sides of the material Is allowed
to show.
In crepe weaves marocain continues
strong, replacing to no small degree
crepe de chine. There is, however, a
new quality of silk crepe called crepe
mongol which Is being used quite ex-,
teuslv^y. Crepe georgette and crepe
romalff are used for beaded dresses,
of which there are still a great many.
Georgette and sheer crepe romaln are
also used In combination.
Many pile fabrics in wools are being
shown, notably in thick cord weaves
and walflellke checks, sheared to give
a velvet pile surface. These are lu
solid colors and also In mlxturea of
two and three tones. ▲ very beauti
ful line of this character, brought out
by Rodler, has a mixture of wool and
artificial silk which gives a sort of
frosty look.
Rodler often uses a metallic color
In the artificial silk which he uses to
Illuminate the duller woolen threada
In shades of brown and beige he uses
flecks of gold and copper-colored silk;
In blues and gray he uses sliver and
steel-tone silk. Thus even these wool
ens have a metallic glitter.
udania
and Isinidj#
Chanak, on tho* Dardanallaa.
(Prvpved by the National Geographic So
ciety, Washington, D. C.)
Three towns of Asia Minor, seldom
heard of In ordlnury times, have stood
out In the world news of recent weeks
—Chanak, Mudaula and Israld. Mere
villages normally, each has had sud
denly poured Into it soldiers or celebri
ties, and has taken on, briefly at least,
Importance greater than that of many
a metropolis.
Chanak, the strategic point on the
Asiatic side of the Dardanelles, which
figured for weeks as a sort of threat
ened British Thermopylae, Illustrates
how translation may spoil romance.
The name means “pots”—scullery
ware. But though It has a hum-drum
name, Chanak—or Tehanak-Kulessl—
and Its neighborhood have more than
once been the stnge for acts which
have radically modeled the world’s his
tory and even the world's literature.
Barely twenty miles to the south rose
Troy, to furnish inspiration alike t®
Homer and his myriad of readers.
Within a stone’s throw of Chanak,
Xerxes In 480 B. C. led his thousands
of Persians across the Dardanelles on
£ bridge of boats In the first formidable
expedition of Asiatics Into Europe
which history records. At the same
spot a century and a half later Alex
ander led his smaller but more highly
trained army Into Asia on his trium
phal conquest of the world.
It was from Chanab In 1353 that the
Turks crossed to their first foothold In
Europe—a crossing that gave Europe
a problem that has bred wars and
massacres and broken treaties for
more than five hundred years.
The Sea of Mnrmora Into which the
Dardanelles and the Bosporous widen
forms a barrier between Asia and Eu
rope. The roads between the two con
tinents lie ncross the two straits at
Its ends. Constantinople at the nar
rowest point of the Bosporous, Is the
front door; Chanak, where the Darda
nelles Is most constricted. Is the back
door. It Is natural enough, perhaps,
that almost all of the historic Inva
sions of Kurone from the East should
have been by the back way, and that
there again today Great Britain should
have made an Important stand.
Castle after castle, each fortified,
comes Into view on both the Asiatic
and the European sides of the Darda
nelles as one steams from the
Aegean toward Constantinople. But
the narrows opposite Chanak are re
served for the castles of castles; the
castle of Asia on the right, the castle
of Europe on the left. The Chanak
fortifications were first constructed In
1470, not long after Constantinople fell
to the Turks. Ever since Chanak has
been a place of Importance. In recent
decades It has been the point of admin
istration for all the Dardanelles de
fenses—the solar plexus of the outer
straits. German artillery experts re
sided there during the World war and
i modernized the fortifications.
Mudania Something of a Seaport.
While Chanak Is a channel port,
Mudania, scene of the Near East mil
itary parley, Is a full-fledged seaport—
on paper at least. It is, however, on
what Is now the quiet little Sea of
Marmora, though It was once the cen
tral body of water of the civilized
world. Inconspicuous as It Is, Mu
dania, scene of the Near East peace
parley, was far from being unfrequent
ed before the World war began. In
those days its visitors went through
Mudania on the boat-and-rall trip from
Constantinople to Brusa. The Turks
prohably chose Brusa’s port for their
conference with allied representatives
because Mudania Is the nearest town,
In the neutral zone of the Straits ter
ritory, to this their chief Asia Minor
city, which lies Just across the line
where the Turk rule Is absolute.
When the Marmora was yet an In
land Turkish sea the boat from Con
stantinople to Mudania was apt to be
late and crowded, and many travelers
complained of petty exactions from
porters and customs officials. Petty
annoyances, though, cannot wholly
mar a trip across the Marmora, and
the western traveler who views the
Asiatic coast line of'this placid lake
for the first time has a sight of rare
beauty and probably a surprise. Oapes
and Islands, hays and forested shores,
make the approach to almost any point
between Chanak and Ismld a scene of
beanty. And the mld-dty of the South
Marmora shora, Mudania. la no ex
MptlMk
Upon landing, the Illusion of a
quaint and pretty town, nestling
among hillside panels of olive groves,
mulberry trees and vineyards. Is die
pelled. After one look at the ditches
that do for streets, the passenger usu
ally was willing to take the earliest
conveyance for Brusa, some fifteen
miles to the southeast.
This railway, built In the early nine
ties, used to be cited ns an exnmple of
the Turk's Inaptitude for engineering
projects. After the line was built at
extravagant cost the Turkish govern
ment bought locomotives not adapted
to the tracks and grades, and locked
them up for some yenrs while the new
laid rails rusted, and the wagon road
to Brusa was In almost lmpassabls
condition.
If the railway ran beyond Brusa,
Mudanla might enjoy greater prosper
ity, as the port of one of the richest
agricultural regions of Asia Minor. In
stead Panderma, to the west, as the
terminus of the railroad to Smyrna,
completely eclipses Mudanla, with only
Its short line to Brusa. Counting some
four thousand Greeks, Mudanla's nor
mal population was only six thousand.
The Greeks, of course, have departed,
but many Turks have clustered there
In recent months. »
Ismid Rich in History.
Ismid, at the northeastern corner ol
the Sea of Marmora and at the base ol
the peninsula that extends to the Bos
porus, Is the point at which the Turk
ish nationalists made one of theli
heaviest troop concentrations In the
latter .days of the Mudanla purley.
Ismld's once Important harbor li
now silted and Its population Is barely
twenty thousund. But before Constan
tinople was enlarged by Constantine
the Great, Ismid, then Nlcomedla, was
for a time the capital of the Itomar,
empire and the metropolis of the Near
East.
Situated at the head of the Gulf ol
Ismid, which forms the sharp Asiatic
end of the Sea of Marmora, and with
high ground behind it, the town lay in
the route of the natural highway from
Syria, Persia, Mesopotamia and the
cuiuo ut j.juoi. ivr tuv iyvujn/1 uo »»“
Europe. Iu the old days camel cara
vans Innumerable carrying the riches
of the East plodded around the end of
the gulf, paused to pay commercial
tribute to the strategically situated
city, and continued west along the low
coast of the gulf for the fifty miles
that separated Nlcomedia from Byzan
tium and now separate Ismld from
Constantinople. And when the steel
highway and Iron horde that were to
connect Berlin and Bagdad came to re
place the more picturesque but less
efficient camel and his dusfty road, the
same natural path was utilized and
Ismld became a railway station.
Darius and his hosts swarmed
through the site of the present Ismld,
five hundred years before Christ, to
bridge the Bosporus and conquer
Thrace and Macedonia. Xenophon
and bis ten thousand Greeks passed
through the place In their memorable
retreat from Persia to their homes.
Near there the defeated Hannibal, a
refugee from the Romans, committed
suicide; and in a villa close by Con
stantine the Great died. Force after
force of Crusaders held the town dur
ing the Middle ages.
From Nlcomedia Diocletian direct
ed his implacable campaign of perse
cution against the Christians and later
the lint Christian emperor, Constan
tine, governed from Its palaces. Bare
ly twenty miles to the south at Ntcea
the church council framed the Nlcene
creed; and only a short distance to
the west on the Ismld peninsula In 451
A. D. was held the ecclesiastical as
sembly from which the Armenians
bolted to form the. separate Armenian
church, which, with the Roman Cath
olic and the Protestant churches helps
make up the four major divisions of
Christianity.
The Ismld of today has little to re
mind the observer of Its glorious his
tory. An old Greek acropolis flanked
by Roman and Byzantine towers is
about the only remaining link with its
opulent past The iron-and-wood can
avans of the Bagdad railway do not
need to pause In Ismld as did the camel
trains, and Its toll from commerce has
dwindled away. To It the world no
longer looks either for creeds or ths
treasures of Arsby—only for a modest
supply of silk cocoons, tobacco, and
forest products.
1 1 —
| GOOD
I HIGHWAYS
VARIOUS TY PES OF HIGHWAYS
8eriea of Motion Picture Film* Illus
trate Practice in Construction
of Road*.
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(Prepared by the United state* Department
of Agriculture.)
A series of one-reel motion-picture
films illustrating modern practice In
the construction of the various types of
highways has been prepared under the
direction of the bureau of public roads
and are now available for free distri
bution by the motion picture section
of the United States Department of
Agriculture.
The films, consisting of one reel
each, are as follows: "Modern Con
crete Road Construction"; "Building
Bituminous Roads”; “Mixed Asphalt
Pavements”; "Brick From Clay t®
Pavement”; “Granite Block Paving";
“High Roads and Sky Roods." i
, In addition there will be completed
In a short time “Building Forest
Roads” and "Around the West by For
An improved Forest Road In Colorado.
est Roads.” A film on gravel-road con
struction Is In course of preparation.
These films are Intended for use In
engineering colleges, road meetings,
and other public gatherings. They
may be obtained upon application to
the department for use on specific
dates without cost other than that of
paying for transportation both ways.
On account of the limited number of
copies of eaqh film It Is best to make
reservations some time In advance.
NOVEL ROAD BUILDING PLAN
Stretch of Quarter of Mile Long Built
to Endure Is to Be De
stroyed Rapidly.
A roqd about u quarter of a mile
long, built as endurlngly as possible,
to be destroyed as quickly as possible,
Is the odd but practical basis of an
experiment now being conducted at
Pittsburg, Cal., says the Christian
Science Monitor. The road Is laid
down In the shai>e of a race track and
Is cojuitructed of 13 sections, each one
of a different type of concrete pave
ment. The problem Is to find out
which will last longest. A procession
of some 40 motor trucks, loaned by the
United States government, travels con
tinuously over Its surface. There are
tunnels underneath and ditches along
tile sides from which observations of
the effect of traffic on the different
sections are being made. Sections that
weur out first are to be restored and
kept in repair until the stoutest sec
tion, whichever It may prove to be, has
been destroyed. The cost of building
and wearing out the road, which Is be
ing defrayed In part by contributions
of men, machinery and material by the
road building Interests, probably will
run into hundreds of thousands of dol
lars. It Is hoped, however, that the
practical Information thus obtained
will more than offset Its cost.
TRANSPORT PRIMER PRAISED
Book Prepared by Educational Com
mittee to Be Translated for
Use of High Schools.
Prompted by the success of the edu
cational outline on highway transport
prepared for university use under
their direction by Prof. Lewis McIn
tyre, the officials of the highway and
highway transport education commit
tee h»ve now turned to Professor
Buckner of the school of education of
the University of Pittsburgh to trans
late the book Into language designed
for use by high school students
throughout the country.
The new pamphlet will be prepared
In co-operation with official* of the .
United States bureau of public roads,
the United States bureau of education
and other organizations represented
on the committee, and will be the first
comprehensive effort to place the sub
ject of highway transport before the
high school students of the country.
Texas Leads In Road Making.
Texas Is leading all other states In
the construction of federal-aid high
ways. This state now has 1,382 miles
of such highways under construction,
and has in addition completed 1,119
miles.
Odd Jobs About Farm.
During fall and winter months 1* the
best time of i >ar to fir up terraces,
open ditches aid build fences. Work
out a field and'crop system and nufke
plans for a better arrangement of your
fSimatoad.

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