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OUR FIRST NEED IS MEN FOR THE NAVY
Applicants In a " uIttin atio in . ýj Y'r k. SPEEDING UP NATIONAL GUARD RECRUITING -ii Officers of a National Guard regiment enrolling new members as the regiment mobilizes in response to the pre '.rs caL TWO BRANCHES OF NAVAL SERVICE Oa the left is a petty oticer In thien navy ,an3 1 the right a ..',rglnt in 6 ribe corps. The petty offlicer is a sun~tan gunner. as the bursting s own on his arin indicates. He has been in the .uhnbarine service aIIU L He is now on recruiting service. The nmarines are an army t the navy. They are the first to land in an invasion. They hold the e1a oat being great fighters. COCHRANE YACHT NOW BRITISH CRUISER S otland, for r. Vanderbilt... . .... . :.:., S .otln for Mr l. -FEET GAVE THE CLUE S. 1 , Liking for 'Em Leads A'g blg for Murder in Kaneag City. Qt, Mo.--Fondness for f teet led to the arrest In t- , of T. Foster, alias g' egro, who the police bb. d in McLemoresville. to with the killing Mat left a restaurant etered. "That boy can eat more pigs' feet than anyone I ever saw," said the pro prietor. The detectives remembered receiv ing a report from McLemoresville say ing that Foster's chief peculiarity was his fondness for pickled pigs' feet, and that he boasted of his ability to eat more of them at one meal than any negro in Tennessee. Foster's arrest immediately oollowed and according to the detectives he ad mitted the killing, pleading self-de tense. TESTING A NAVAL RECRUIT lc'ruit for the navy undergoing an eyesight test. GETTING BOSTON RECRUITS S. . . Mrs. V'tajn Whittall Adams, wife of Capt. John Quincy Adams of the Unit ed States marine corps, stationed at the Charlestown (Mass.) navy yard, who has taken up a station at the marine corps recruiting tent on Bos ton Commons and is aiding in bringing recruits into the corps. Mrs. Adams is a native of Turkey and is of Eng lish parentage. She has just returned from an eight months' trip through Orders Girls to Keep on Stage. Johnstown, Pa.-Because Mayor Louis Franke saw a shapely chorus girl serve what the mayor says was beer to several occupants of the "bald. headed" row the other night, capering% of chorus girls In Johnstown will be confined to the stage inof the future. The mayor says he saw a girl pour part of the contents of a bottle into s a glass. Thtive oets of Tre anthe bottlen gurgled forh wit moththe s'ound of beer,u It foamed Uke sabeer, and shapely cikrus Ibeer to several occupants of the .bald. LONGEST RAILWAY TUNNEL IN AMERICA w o " p~~gA a1k , *. 'K. _ r >. 4rn~ left:-Ai~p-ozath to the Wpst Prrt.'! cif c'-" New Ccnma~jjý't Tuti'I in B' i Col~.iia. The _ n -iinnq Sy.ste"¶ Is n ~ta'!.°r Htelp Ci' i r~ ' of tnt' Gi ot Ncz.IV T ro:rg+ '1 ch Air Is B vv ,',e Ttn''r' t - C;.1.' Out C - nd Sry'okc. R'iht: Fastri n Ertronc~r c' t:c Tur- n""' C,.. r-' Ca' Dcvng Ciov.n Out b~y thre Ventalat'ny En jne and Fan Lo-c ::"J .at Cthrr Portal. 'I. '.' l. ': 'l I' i i' t'.i ' I'' !t , i I , i . I.: ., , ... ~~i I," I .V i'" L , 'I . I : .. . I ';.'~ ., , ~ - , ''.''I j' ! t". 'iii'I I ' . :l "t l iiit ýlI' " i i. ~ii I 'i . '' -**! ! -ý 1ir :I tý :I' 1 .j 1 1 . 1, t:r .1'u u. Ii' ~ ii .r _1:' .- B rii ar !-,: . . ý~ ýt : BEARS ARE FOILED Flagman, Endeavoring to Protect Train, Chased by Brutes. SAVED BY HAPPY INSPIRATION Made Complete Circle of Fire by Using Oil in One of His Lanterns and Setting Match to It-Raven ous Animals Killed. Down in the northern part of Penn sylvania, just beyond "lahere the' Sus quthIannI sweeps' to 1thlie easlt towalrdi the Blue Rlidge, we have it branch line( Ibraking into the foothills of the Al l.ilaunys, climnbing andl winldiing throiugh the wild wooded timbFer coun try of the G(;lunoga regiotn, ttand lilany are the interesting tates tinged with tan atmosphere of the bear tribe that emanate from that mountainous sec tion. O)ne cold bitter night last February a hetavd freight train was slowly toil Ing up a long steep grade striving to make a siding farther tin to itpermit the evening passenger train, then due. to patss. When about half way be tween two stations which, in that vicinity, are a considleraible distance aiprt, It pl unged suddenly into a big now, drift and st::lled. It was about nine o'clock an1d 111 itesely dark. The hiiag;Ian. quickly alive to the situation anal the needii' of protectinig the ptassen ger train following. quit kly grabhed his lttern-retd andi white-hlurried ly buttoned his heavy coat about hime. lulled his cap over his ears and plunged lntj the daurknes.s. ile had gonte p ssibly a1 quarter of a mileh and was just entering at Iong deep cut wi lhen four 1}an, ra vetnous hi':ars clumat iored out of the thicket and started aiftter hin. ¶There was but it'e courst' to pursue. lie could not turn back. It was nec,.ssary to flag the train :ahead of h:,a-thi- safety of the pta seolgers depended uponi that. To cllmb thie steejp sides of the cut was Inlmpis sible. To stop meant a tight andil prol able meal far the bears. Ills only safe ty wats in flight. So, still clinging to the lanterns, he ran along the track, .tumbling and hurrying, with the bears in close pursuit, running evenly for ntearly a mile when his wind began to give out. The bears, hampered by tihe uneven course alnd darkness, man aged to keep about fifty yards behind. Thae hard pace was rapidly telling on the flagman. He was about to resign himself to his fate when a happy in spiration struck him. He stopped and heard the grizzly quartette approach ing with thumping tread. HIe waited until they were close enough to feel their breatL, then started running in a circle, the bears following closely. lie quickly unscrewed the oil cups of the lanterns and poured the oil as he ran until he had completed the circle, edging toward the center followed by the bears, he touched a nmatch to the oil and knowing the bears' fear of fire. he jumped through his circle of flamet with the bears terror-stricken and im prisoned within. lie hurried down the track in the direction of the onton inrl pa.ssenger train, which he niata ageud to stop, the enginaeer being at tracted by the flames of the fiery cir cle. The situ:titonl was quickly ex laitaned and the train shot down through the cut and the flames, killing the four hbears outright and landing thern on the cow-catcher of tlhe en gine. ELECT SMOCK AS PRESIDENT National Association of Railway Yard men Close Annual Convention and Elect Officers. The National Association of Railway TYarldmen, which has its headquarters In Indianapollis. closed its annual con vention with the electhion of the fol lowing oflicers: Pres.cltnt, J. C. Smock. Indianapollis; first vice president, ('arli Taggart, Indi:anapolis; second vice president. Albert ('Cole. Indlianapolis; hboard of directors, Jamnes HIacker, In dianopolis; O. H. Steadnman. Greens burg. Ind.; J. E. Ellis, Connersvllle, and secretary-treasurer, R. N. Blythe. M. L. Clawson is general counsel of the organization, andl C. G. Craig Is editor of the officiaul publication. Windbreaks and Snow Traps. The management of tile Soo rall road is experimuenting with tree wind breaks and snow traps along Its lines. The cost 'f planting and caring fur thease trees will be quite heavy but It is provtug cheaper than to erect snow fences and keep them in repair. Railroads in Japan. Out of the 5,678 miles of railroad In .Tapan, all but 265 miles are owned by the government. The Japanese gov ernment plans to eonstruCt 200 mil a neaw railroad each year. WHAT AILS OUR RAILROADS? Many of Most Desirable Employees Have Been Attracted to Other Pursuits by Higher Wages. What is really thi rmatter with the railroads? Is ia question that Is luz zling t1 goid 1111111 1"i d'"'e h le 1Ii4ln1i: . Is it shortia g, of rollirng stockk. or rien , or luitla; car i-a It genlraa- l In'ettl,, ,y that Is reslpoisible fr thei deld,,raule conditiion- elxi-tirna tinsl:y? Of course the' railroals (1ou1l aae a reni t tnainy irr," e'ars if they had l .i ltti eiint rain to hanile thern, tut In the opinion if coplrlete nrlt lobsrvers etti iliney of llanrlay crllioyees ha' deteriii rated at le.ast to, theI ext-ent of thel al %ance -it waa es nil manmy of the n.ost desitrable eill yees Mrebllai ln i' thi' llerat irate'l to othier pursuits by high.er iv:a.r.,s than the raailridls lare' aying,. -:Ls Ir'ni TrladI. Revie.w. There swIe-alas tolso to le physical exhllstionl antil a bronkinrg dow\ii of spirit dueI. to the lorng and unprecedentedly severe strain to widlh rallroad employees have been suatjected. After all, questlions relat ing to men are fully as Important as those relating to equipment in the railroad situiation. What is the remedy? Cars and eqnu ,ment will, of course, be aivallaile In sultticienlt numbers in the course of thime, hit the human facater Is more unceartain. No one can tell what the supply of ilahor will be after the war Ihas endted, but employees, shI ,ldl re rirnimember (ione thingli: A dray of reckon inlg Is colninc. The lag'iards of todhay will be rleaembrnheireld In ciininlg y.ears, lwhi'n the demnland for meni will not he .ia.h as It Is today. So will the faitih ful workers he rernlerlllberled. Thie mnaan li, 'ives ti lhis jiob the very liest that is in hin will not fail to rece,'ive hii re Wlrdi wh.-n siinaae dltay-nit lone la tE ll eixactly when-arI period of dlrerssioni again lpre'vailsa in this Inard, ta tirne when there will be lmore Iuen thian BUT ONE MAN IN 50 THOUGHT Carefully Rolled Broken Knuckle Out of Way That Other Employees Had Walked Around. A nilan with dirty face and hands, shirt soaked with perspiration, stopped, laid down his dinner bucket, rolled a broken knuckle out of the pa:thway between the tracks, put it close up against the ends of the ties where no one could stumble over it, .picked up his dinner bucket and plod ded home. More than 50 other employees had preceded this man, each one carefully picking his way around the obstruc tion. I asked this man why be took the trouble to roll this knuckle out of the pathway. Hle seemed surprised at such a question and saidl: "Why, some of the boys might get a bad fall if that knuckle was there after dark." I said: "All the other men passed It by." and he replied: "0, they're all good boys, they'd have done the same if they'd thought about it." lie said something, didn't he? "If they'd thought albout it." Ah, yes, "If they'd thiought about it." Erie Railrioaid M:lagazine. CULM BANKS USED FOR FUEL Product of Hard Coal Mine Left Over After Large Sizes Have Been Re. moved Now Utilized. Millions of tons of anthlracite, which hnave for :20 years ibeen lying in neig lected helaps In P'ennsylvlania, are to lie made availablel, for use pre'sently. 'Phil adielhilll palpers note that great culml halnks In th:at state are to lii Inalllae dliately lIrepliareil for nmarket by a cer tain Pennsylvania railroad. ('ulmi 1is the prolduct of the hardl coal riine lIft over after the cIhtistnut and larger sizes have been screetned aund rte naovcld. In the tlhri-e grteat anthrntelte lihl~s of l'enrnsylvanlia there rare nrany culm hanks 200 feet high and a mile air naiire hi lh'nagth. From these hunks millions of tons if coal in sizes known as "pea" and steam coal can be protfitahly tak,,n. (ltlly within a few years has It been lssalble to sil these slzes, and the lproeent fuel famine has added to the tdmand. 'Perhaps some good may come out of even a coal famine.-Detroit Free Press. Celebrate Railroad Opening. The oiletning of tile branch line of the South African railways recently comlpleted to U'mtata was the occa slon of a notable gatherine. Umtata is 212 mnles by rail from East Loindoln. The railway to Idutywa was complehted in July, 191". and the line to Umtata is a 58-mnile extension of this branch. Discard Steel Underframes. After tests of steel underframes on ears for several years an English rail road has returned to iron ones as le liable to corrosels. .'Superb Candies ti t' Fir' ( r t::( I * I4 (OOIu) O1.D N I '. ()1,1.8.' \, CLSA4 'I'S MUG L S 1tILE (anal Street Agent. All Kinds-Place Your Order R ooI001 11 With Us--Can Make Immediate SShipments. 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