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MILITARY PREPAREDNESS IN SWITZERLAND
State Briefs tho Chlncso and the Russian war, ard a Uuddhlst priest is traveling all ovot Japan to raise, funds for electing a monument to the memory of the war horses lost In our recent national struggle. Ilia idea Is to set up In suit ublo placo, a statue of n horso with tho Buddha of mercy, Kwacnon, on Its back.'' (o show thnt tho aborigines of North America planted It among their maize. Others contend that it Is of Asiatic origin and still others Jpoint out that pumpkins havo been cultivated either as n curoslty or as an artlclo of food in England slnco tho year 1570. Even to-day we have not a monopoly of pumpkin culture. Tho orango hued orbs of Joy nro grown in various European countries, notably In Franco, where tho market gardeners in tho vicinity of Paris go to tho troublo oi' sowing their pumpkin seeds In April, In n hotbed under glass and nurture them carefully until thoy aro transplanted In May. sajaWKsras rot.r.MlH'S. Ileenuse Ohio troops now at the .Mexican border are to bo sent to their home stations Immedi ately, the furloughs of nil Ohio sol dier now at their homes will be in- afc ileliultely extended. This Information Is contained In a telegram received by Adjutant General Wood from Secre tary of War Maker. .MAHIOX. .Marlon manufacturers publicly aiionuneed that they would tuin over their plants to the govern ment for the manufacture of muni tions of war should Uncle Sam become Involved In the European conflict. PORTSMOUTH. A canvass of the industries of the city show that every plant Is ready to manufacture wnr material, if the government requests It. YOUNGSTOWX S. S. French, general manager of the William Tod Co., lias oll'ered to turn over the plant to the United States government in Where the Pumpkin Camo From. Desplto tho fact that tho pumpkin in all its forms has found its fullest meed of popular appreciation In tho United States is by no means certain that tho plant had its first homo on this continent. Sorao authorlttoa claim that It did and produce ovidonco 31 id Bimmhi hi tt i iinniwnraaW'l' i in ' ' ' ' "W " ' ' -' Fr9x3mttr!KmMw&mmsss!ism3i3mmtt ziMnr-'fi" ! ;; .. ..wiawfqir-''"-"'' i., . f-" . t JfKyiWiBBffiTKay,SliytMiWU JHKra-S-TSrSJkAjWlfca l A. &ttjtt. T 1 r r mtrrf Xftfi SS . . 3n "i ' 1 HmT"rrirn T iirtffvTIIffi T limit i 1 I E Switzerland continues to prepare for defence against any possible invasion of her territory by (it'tiiiany. 1L has leiii rumored from lime to time that Germany contemplates such an entry. The vii' in the lop panel .shows an old Swiss railway carriage which is at present being used as a military office; the one at the bottom shows the school room of a hamlet in Switzerland which serves as a sit tin '"loin for soldiers off duty. SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON Comment By Rev. Ernest Bonnier Allen, D. D. Pastor of the Washington Street Congregational Church and the; Marion Lawrance Sunday School, Toledo, Ohio. LESSON FOR FEBRUARV 25TH Lesson Title -".testis nt tin- l'ool of Itcthestla." Lesson Text .lolm. .ri:l-ir. Mem orize ws. 8. '.). ti:rp.mlon Is suggestive: "Ilccause Golden Text "II was .Ten-, who i.f Hit great demands made upon his II. The Helping God. Lot it not be forgotten that Jesus is (ioiI'n direct representative. What he does shows Us how (!oil feels anil is acting toward us. We sue God's character in the kindness and the min istries of .tesus toward all who were sick and suffering. It would seem that an.v conception of God could not lie imiri' appealing than this. Let us think often of hiii) as giving friendly help to men who sire denied help' by I heir fellow.. "!...c :r.v ai.iny working partners ." '.k G.-r.i: rhyMcinu. The follow- ..:; s.1 ry taken from The Youth's .-ang lapturously: 'Wot only for my medical skill do they value me, but he cause he has made me a witness of hhnself they believe me a working partner of the Great Physician" If the readers of this column care to do so, they may send in questions on the comments which have appeared here since January 1st and they will be considered in the Review article, appearing the last of March. Address all letters to Ernest Bourner Allen, 2013 Law rence avenue, Toledo, Ohio. case of war. Columbus More than 250,000 acres of land are lying waste in Ohio, "forfeited to the state for taxes," state records show. A plan to reclaim these lands has been presented Gvernr James M. Cox by M. E. Thrnilkill, Columbus at torney. "It's really plan to rehome stead Ohio," Thrnilkill said. "The farms have fallen into disuse by fail ure of their owners to meet taxes. "Let the state pass laws to sur vey and take over all title to waste forfeited lands. Then let the state put up houses nd barns. - "Divide them then into parcels of 100 acres or less and invite married 'settles' to 'homestead on them. "The cost to settlers would bo small. Or settlers might be given 50 years to pay off the state's total investment. SQUARE DEAL ON USED CARS -O 0- A Large Variety of Standard Makes from which to make Your Selection m i Baby Week The nation-wide Baby Week cam paign of 1917 will be held May 1 to 6. Ohio stood high in the cam paign -of 1916, and much is expected of her this year. A state-wide plan is being developed. DISCARDING INFERTILE EGGS hail made him whole." John I. SICKNESS :1.". time, Doctor Goodwin Is little known ave in his professional capacity. The lesson story tells, of a man who 'im'',li life he has hail little part in, had an liitlrmlty thirty-eight yiars. ' ' leas, since coining Into active pro He had been brought to the Pool P.i:h- I't'ss'.onal life. Society knows nothing tsila along with a multitude of other.-. "- b'ni. UN pleasures and recreations who ve:v '-.sic!;, blind, halt and with-'-!"-' 'l'W. while his patients, retarding red." In view of a certain philos- ' ll!!" " '"' '" with a feeling akin, to vciier.,uoii ..ire ycr i.tr iro:n ti:ng on familiar terms with him. System Gives Rest of Incubator Hatch a Better Opportunity. Infertile eggs should be removed from the incubator not later than the eighth day, to give tho fertile eggs a better chance to develop evenly. Lifo inside of an egg shell develops some heat when in process of Incubation, but an infertile egg absorbs the heat without giving off any. An infertile egg which touches one containing a developing .chick will re di'co the normal heat at that point at least one degree in the fertile egg. The eggs should be tested out again or the fourteenth day to detect any dead germs, which sometimes occur Irom low vitality or other causes. A rotten egg in a heated Incubator will exude foul gases which lower the hatcluibility of the fertile eggs in tha ophy assiduously cxpNdted today It Is inMitii. t.t -.! ,,...Hi,i III., ,,,.,, i ,,-.. i (Sue day. however, a woman whose UMliy sick or mil. If he was not husband had been brouidit thru a il.in .slek, why did not Jesus tell him that gerous illness forgot her timidity as flic trouble was In his thinking? Was he addressed the man to whom she ..csiis himself mistaken as to (u, ' Mt so much was due. I "It isn't," she .said earnestly, "it i.ics. .... Konert ... .speer a.s.:s u ,sl.tJlwt .,llir curlllB ,,, Im.t0P tlttt; same compartment. So eliminate tho it is not cMsy"to see the difference be- lni.,ls ,IS iWays glad to see you but lnf(,rtilc eSBS at beginning of second iv.cn the attitude of a modern school that we always' feel different e'verv "0Pk ot Incu,batIon. and so through ., , ,,., the eggs again at end of the second ,.t thought whirl, tells him that he time you .one. When we see you wetk ((J rpmove n that (,0 no(. ghow -illy thinks he is not whole, but that t-omc' lllto llu' liml'il'- Mllm'llmv w' u'" strong lifegerms inside the shells. he reallv Is. .le.sus changed facts ;t,,,,t J'" ,"'t' R,,IIK '" ,l(' th" r!s,,t Always turn and cool the eggs be- r " . . .' ,, ,. , (ll; And when you go out we rf,te trimming the lamp or soiling tho q he modern opinion denies them. This ,..,, vou ,,. .,.,,,,,,,, yon lan(ls wi, y KVeas tor thc en,,)ryo .coiitiasl exists lu spiritual things as are a Oliristlan. aren't you?" she ask- chicks are very sensitive to foreign well as physical.'' Jed abruptly. The doctors' face took ells on the uliells. The ,v 111 to bo well Is an Important!"" il '"" loi". "Why do you r..,.t, . .- .:..,, ,,: ask that? what makes you think : Experienced Shoe Saleswomen ' lam?" he asked huskily, there are many eases of sickness in i ,,,, ,, ., . .. , . "I5ecau.se, the woman hesitated which i no win is in iiiiiii ami mil uiei .1I11W1, . mini.- . mu. u-lu, wiw i j l.i'L""t " " "' ' v.,iiv.n.iii;i.. U1IU ItlUUUIC SIIUU SUlCb- ilrcunistanccs. I have seen sick peo- .,0t a Christian could make others al- women If you are able to earn a pic who seemed to me to persist in ways think about God. And every- Bod salary, write us a letter and tell b.ng sicl: because the will to be well when you come into the Z wwnMd ,B the shoe was feeble. Physicians say they 1,0US(;' So many linre H.il.I so." Working conditions here are ideal, .sometimes lose patients who could be ' The doctor was deeply touched. It V are' ktpinourTtoup restored to health If they had cared to wil ""' ""I tl"l before he found to (le vcry hlBhcstistandnrd. ' live. (words to answer. "I hope I be- To those who can qbalify, we offer "The same inav be said luf regard to l'on' tlmt ' nm a Christian." he said a splendid and permanent future, the health of the soul. A thoughtful lU ll,"th ''unibly. "and I thank you THE H. M. & R. SHOE CO., Japanese Honor Their War Horses A Japanese correspondent writes in the current issue ot Our Dumb Ani mals that despite the fact that cruelty to animals exists iu his country, o more to ignorance than to malice, tlere Is a growing sontlmont toward betterment in that direction. In tho Turse ot his letter, Maaujirr Honda cays: "Memorial services wero held for i no horses killed and wounded both in THE TOLEDO CADILLAC CO. MADISON AVE. & 11TH ST. TOLEDO, OHIO V&R-A-VAtt Coffee 25c--30c--35c--40c the Pound All Grades 10096 Pure JLober Art Brass & Specialty Co. Radiator Repairing by Experts Special Attention Given to Out-of-town Customers. 126-128 11th St. TOLEDO, O Wanted. We have a number of openings for pastor to'.d his congregation recently r, "" w"ms- " llmul- lr 1 ,'m thai in his prayers. Instead of saving, ml"' nu' nlltl w"mt'" l,,,Ill 1"t ""' 'Do not let me be feeble, do not let me ,'onl wl,e" tlu'-v Mi' ""' l ttm """'' be passionate, do not let me be Irrlt- successful .than I ever dared to dream, able': and Instead of saying, 'Heal And yes, I do pray for my patients, thou my temper, heal lliou my com- (Otherwise I could not hope for the re age, heal thou my passion'; he now ,"ults ' ll,m' ,ml" said. 'Heal thou my will.' And he And all day long the woman, about askcil his hearer.s to join with him lu her tasks, nu she recalled the c.xpns thls new kind of prayer: 'Not, put slon of gratitude and Joy on the away.' 0 Lord, temptation j not, Take physician's face, repeated over mil" the laste of drink from me; or Make over again. 'I'm so glad 1 told him me stop In lime but. Ileal thou my what his visits and frlenibhlp menu will so that I may genuinely and pow- to us. I in so glad Hurt he known orfully resolre t do the tilings which his life Is appreobitnl," ' - thou gjvest me grace enough to ne- And on bis trips that day vi.h, i.'nd' Toledo, Ohio. "''' (- OPTICAL AUTHORITIES OF TOLEDO 7 OR 42 YEARS 33! L. ?ECKMAN . COMPANY nPTOVETiUS'S and OPTHPNS 323 St. Clair Street TOLEDO, OHIO' New and Smart Spring Suits Just Brimful of Style at $19,75, $25, $29.50, $35 Notable difl'erences from the styles of former season newness in fabric, in color, in design, in tailoring even. Admirable points of finish that lift them far out of the ordinary. Smartness here and there that make them perfectly fascinating to the woman intent on her Spring , wardrobe. riwre has been something of a revolution in fashion, for the suits lor Spring arc "different front'tlms'i! of the passing season. They set the imperative stamp of "must have" where Jininy women hoped to use "may do." It is necessary o have a new suit if you would' mark your adherence to fashion! A very distinct little suit Is of .apple green poplin, with large callar and cull's attached iu palm green silk. This Is a belted model and has two (lockets above belt and two below, giving it u sport .eil'cct. This has large collar with the over-collar of silk poplin. $25, Navy blue, the color that, one never tires of. is very charming In wool poplin with full plaited skirt and pleats lu tho skirt oft coat that falls In fullness to match the skirt This has a very deep collar and Is used with beautiful grey silk. $:in. ... Another in apple green poplin has the collar, cuffs and pockets stitched in gold silk with an over-collar of white silk poplin. This Is a very stylish and an up-to-the-minute model. iji'Jfl.no. ' Third Floor The Thompson-Hudson Co. Toledo, Ohio I for many a day. the ptiystclau's heart sraaM&HBi iAi -j2h complihh' "