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-- 3 .. .. ' a I a . .i .'i r ri _n f : 'r· 4 a sA luk. MAIN STREET OF FRENCH TOWN IN THE WAR ZONE + ' II re =! e SIs the main street in one of the Frenc'h villages a- it aipl'ar'l aftere tae allies h:: l ,lri~en ,out the U. tmnat'. TMIG Fl. i TO FRANCE I Skist United States flag ;t, ,, t4idy to the bhattlef.eld of Eurol p SkhIII rge of Arthur 4'. Kimber., d e guard of the se ,ni Stanfordl ilt I the American amtbulmn 1, tu,!,l lleie. The war department othr- - ..lil lmber to t:ake the tl: ti t Fr:Ian,. . I the gift of thet. A .:: r; :n L '::. 1[ teliornia. Dark Doings. A Lag Beach, 'al.. mt:in. disl~u'i . tllliag election *ail : "That ra:inlnd~ ,M d the time I ran for mayor of .f5l Bsch. In the coulrse of my ..l1pti a colored gentleman agreed Lh Ier 150 colored votes. 'The off- i A lat after the election showed 1 off )mmj jast 101 votes. Next day I th ,ilb t l red friend. I told him I a lttively whence came one of th *:f 1 votes, but asked him what ." e lf his 150 colored votes. 'Looik t Missl Bess.' repled the Ethi b b C less fifty of those niggnhs LsuLossed me.' " of A Unique Metaphor. 92iA L e parnphrasinl of a timn- fr In smetaphor Is reeordled in the Ti . k by Mary Dt,.hur-t. reprting ;~ etsb in New York. 4 on, of the wwomen lmeo:n tho.e who pre' ! their grievanc..es to the hboartl ., m lite cried out: "We\V, cm to ti SrPtleme here with th, Iet':. fN I IA yo tell us th:lt there are ct kl to let you help u". You can- a: Sthe sails out of our wind pi HER INCURABLE PETS1! M %raseby Buys Dogs and S' That Are Sick and sl Nurses Them. -.. --The pastime of Mrs. k SIs buying animal petS- k ag them. She Is not l hLrd-hearted, for it Is only a which are put out of i I a regulur customer I: animal stores. Der- c MUNITION DEPOT SHELLS COULDN'T HIT L . *!.1 4!: cI • 1 . :, ,x" "i '" ,t· 1 ! nun. :TTi+;,Zil1. t'i"t °'t :ti"" :ýlli ... ,:zi t!",. .qul,,tki fr',,t~t "a,:s luomburdt, d fut . " x . but th" -hOh l l. hit ,'vt'r'thitii e+xpt the target.y ..·.·na ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ .. ... - .+c-.~ -·X i~? ··. . ··: ~ Friends Make Tommy a Sot. Sir Alfred Pearc'e (;ould. speaking at Kilburn recently anr.dl referring to the I effeect of drink on soldi!er, said that the Britlih Tommy was not a drunken t .ot : it was the civilian plopulationl I. that was at faiult. ll,,pitals should I be a sacred retreat for soldiers, he 2 said. yet they wouldl hardly believe r how difficult it as. even there. to t protecr t the men frotl the' Introduction i of drink fro n outlside. lHe knew of one ( parnlyzel and helples, rtan whot w:I foundr hitiihly dIrunk :ft,,r hi friend, had i-itet d him.- .,ndonl Times. Radish Seed Pods Pickled. h'i e' yoiun ll t tle ',l,r ,,se!e poI-ds of I .ome v:arieti,'es of radi-h'ien are .,m tinmes useti for il klin, like' e:ters ; in fact, the iMadlras or r:at-t:ail rilish is nrow, n excln ively f,,r its lpols. %%hi,'h - are eaten coiok',il tlutd al-' R t-"le in i1 p'kle makinkl.-United States lDepart Sinent of Agriculture. `------------- Ing the Christmas shopping season she bought two cats and two dogs. She d found she couldn't make them well, so she killed them. "I bought those pets because they were sick and suffering." explained a* Mrs. Barsby. "I knew they should be killed if I couldn't cure them." )t H. K. Ferry, municipal humane' ly agent. says there Isn't a greater friend )f of dumb brutes in Cleveland than Mrs. Barsby. The latchstring at her home ir is always out to an untortunate dog or cat. and children ia s.e nelghber Duck Flew 2,000 Miles in 60 Hours. e Two mallard du'ck wearing silver c bands on their legs killed near Mobile. i1 .tln.. by I)r. Zheltn ('. Frederick ,tme t tinal ago were released originally by t Jac-k Minor of Kingsville. Ont. ),ctor r 'Fre,.oriek received a letter from Mr. c Minor giving details of the remarkable ret.ord In flight made from Kingsvllle t to Molile. The mallards negotiated the I flight of approxlmately 2,000 miles in 00 hours. Try Hominy Instead. (n,. simple way to .olve the p.)tnto S.r,,,1 I is to ,::t hi.winy instuad. One i., u!,! thin!: that daily induitlg a e in I,,ta' as 2ib.4hlutely ne-essary to Sill, in life.--Chleago Tribune. Oil From Soy Beans. (,il :ills on the i'"l.lfic coa-t have 'hb n 'Ipera ing for several year. with -.y b.eaut imniortedl from Manchuria :nl have fourl a renldy sale In that re I gion for oil. rake and other products. e hood take their ailing pets there to be e cured. Teeth Marks Save Boy. d New York.-Because he was able to point out a ticket in the box with teeth marks on it, a bundle-laden boy es e caped arrest In the subway the other d day. The ticket chopper was about . to vaund him over to a policeman, de e spite his protest, when the lad man g aged to prove he ht.d spat bla tfcet lante the receptacle R.ALROAD TRACKS BACK OF WAR, LINE I-I .I . . ' f> UNLOADING GRAVEL FROM NARROW GAUGE CARS. p : w 1..' i \, . l y, L d. . I.," ' " ! r ' I ro t : . . h t . r:.. '. r...'":T - t i ' i - .._ : -r -. . ',. T - t. " S I. , !.- ,.tis cl in lh e lrlaid at r.".: . nt ia h. r. IThi iks to the narra nenf elf oni o'f th.- g:,e they can fllo' w the met I le' tortua- c·ure, li'ne hills have no ter- litnes rr fo.r thrm. They can ,. t.iatie md.. safely curves of a rudius of 30 yards, hope anl can climb a grile of : In It). lines Thet military light ruilroad needs a ru re!atively little in the way of embank- brea Inent. s anr engineering. u nd the work mile of laying i'. "wn the track can be car- tack ri. d out with great sp ee. A gang of be 'c :;a.M men under the direction of a few 2,I5 ready for immediate use. The engins's I u~edi are capable of hauling a load of pect . "2. " tos up a grade of 3 in 100. syst, mounted on four wheels, which is co. purnl FIND CARS IN MU D' ithe who Mystery to Passengers on Ferry evel Boats Finally Solved. aym VARIOUS KINDS IF SURMISES NE' Alt Object of Strange Craft, Anchored Along Manhattan Side of North River, of Considerable Inter- I eat to Commuters. war ins eP:+i ongcrs on North river ferry- line boats who, have hal a mystery on their ,r hahtlI for snme time pIat were grati- plre tied the. ther mIorning when the solu- ".r ti.,n was presented right to their very tur eyes. nog I'onsideralle interest was evoked by is the presence of a huge barge that was Nil a cross between a dredger and a freight rot; car float. The strange craft. which St. %n.us heavlly manned, has been an- Ba chored along the Manhattan side all sit the way from Fourteenth street down its to ('hamblers. and although there were pel always signs of activity aboard nne of the commuters was able to find out what it was all about, says New York Sun. Occasionally a diver coull Ie sFi n going flown and every iilrnin. men on the dec.k woult hlie casting out leaded lines as if they were e nm:: I In a lc-p.undl fly-casting cornmpetition. Many Surmises Made. There w.-re all sorts of surlmises ta to the purpose of the vessel. A man for from Montclair suggested a hunt for pirate gold. An East Orange citizen of a practical turn was sure the work rs. ers were laying a cable. Glen Ridge Iver chipped In with somethlng about mine ble, layIng and Rutherford reckoned it mre might be plotting out the harbor for al y by the war department. Little Falls t, ittor rather suspected they were dIgglng the It Mr. channel deeper and so it went. Cl able The guessing has been good all win- o illle ter, but nobody came near the facts. ri ithe Finally fortunate travelers on the r s in 8:19 wIltnessed the c!lmax. 0 Mystery Is Solved. - The big thderrick on the dleck swun Ih around and down. Half a dozin e itnto voices shutel dirctlin<. A dliver t! One waved his h:andl like a trainman to t In someone inside and finally a v.iwe a, toh ,i r-er than all the rest bellweid s, me unintelllglble orlder. An eng=lne coughed I: anId grouanel the ,Ierrick legan t lift r and In a jIffy there swung into sight, hfave -hat? A freight car. wIth Last fall a barge was sunk off uri Fourteenth street and s-,vir:ral loaded tri freight cars were sent ti, the bottom. < They were valuable enough to spend o NOW ON "16-INCH GUN BASIS" Railroads of Country Are Prepared to Become Federalized Unit for Military Purposes. teeth The raIllroads of the United States ) es- are prepared to become a federalized other unit for military purpl,,es. according about to Julius Krutschnltt, chairmnn of the a, de executive committee of the Southern man- Paciftle railroad, who appeared before act the Newlands committee of congress. "We are now on a 16-nch Ian be-I t. . :, i.- t . , ! .. . . h . . t , ' t ' . :I'h r m :. I Advantages of Roads. S . ., : .- , i - . . . f . . : ,l " . - ! . ' l' \ +. ' -. n , :' , r" t.. . w ar ti: i. , -_ -,, :t ihle, to the tiring lini by tho' hr ,: l r- litnes but ,,wing to the gr..at r lg, of Str:odiern hau-vy artillry. trains ,,nlot I, hope to c('Illn up aln ri the ordlinary lines with safety and regularity. As Is a rule,, the normal ra:ilh."ad for the k- itroiad ganuge lines is from six to ten -k mties from the frint. In times of at r- tack endh broad gauge railhead may of he called upon to, deal with as much as S2.f) tons daily of ammunition and IF material. S,'Upon the r,,turn of penace France ex of pects to utilize the whole mngnifleeont X1. system of light railroads built up dur- ) ra lug the past two years for agricultural in. purposes. .------------ -~- "HA something on their recovery. but they were hard to find because the swift tide toppled them tilong the bottom of the river and the slit covered them up when they came to rest. At last. how fr ever, they were located and lassod and brought to the surface and the mystery was solved. NEW RUSSIAN RAILROAD LINES Altal Road, Serving Needs of Rich Ag. ricultural and Mineral Region of ed Siberia Now Open for Traffic. In spitt of. and even because of. the war. the IRussian gov.rnnment is push- I in, the constrlu'tion of n.ew railr,nl 'ry- line, that are likely to, be of strate'ir air or comritl impo::irt:'ne' to the nt" tti- pire. The Altali railro,:a. whlch w!l rlu- ,, r\ve thei no.tis of the rih,.t aigriul cry tur:tl url n iinr: l r.ion of Siberia. is now cotmpltote and o,InIt for trafttl. It by is about :.N) miles long. and conneet. iaus Niklaevsk. on the trans-Siberian rail ght rotid. with Seailpalattisk. in the icth .Steppes provilnces, passing through an- Barnaul, in the Tomsk government i of all Siberia. The Altal region has dopos wn its of gold. silver. lea.t, zinc and cop rere 'per that were worked in the eighteenth none olt ork )n. $l zn a fon idge Map of Altai Railroad. dl e and nineteenth centuries but were for abandoned for lack of transportation Falls facilities and for other reasons. Since the i then, Russia has obta.ned those mrln erals from abroad. ebhtefly from her win- obliging neighbor. Germany. The Altal aets. region also contains an exceptionally the rich coal basin, which covers an area of about 6.00) squlnare milo-s. The new railroad will revive the noglected mmn Ung lag indlustries and deliver coal and un. on cke in the Ural region, which neels r themn ladly. It is possible, too). that. t the Russian governmrett will 5au,on build ,i,' u :t fiunlry to) supply mnetal for tho pro o ,Itt Jjeot'ted ,outih iberian trunlk linte th;t gh'd Is to penetrate the Kirghiz st'l'l'. a , lift region of exceptional mineral wealth. ight -Youth's C'ompanion. k off Count Locomotive Puffls. rdede As a locomotive puffs. the ear can ttom. count up only to ten a c,-,nl--thn spend all that is heard is at continucus roar. IS .-is." said Representative Esch of Wis consin. "How many railroads have ed to cars to carry such guns?" orr 'There 1is no important railroad in the United States that is not carrying weights of that magnitude." came the States reply. ording Japan Builds Railroads. of the The Imperial railway bloard Is con, tthern templating the construction of 28 ralt before roads in Japan. They will total 1,135 ess. miles and will cost the Japanese peo m_ k- pie $8~,.583.000. , III .!C i 11 4 '1 (,111_' !r11 te r t ..t. -1 Ih I(.r'd tO t11LN SII" IN()41 (U·.D N~I:W OI-.FA All Kinds-Place 'tour Order i 0oo HO I With Us-Can Make Immediate Shipments. Rubbcr---V Crimp Corrugated B. V. REDMOND & SON 309-311-313 Decatur Strect. ESTABLISHED 1860 Il,%, It i 4LI it IOLSI Il.SI I) i5 ,l IZ Y" i 1B O)S., HIOUSE RAISERS. :MOVLERS AND StiORI:RS Office: 604 Hl1nncn Building. Phone 'ain 499 N1-W ORILEANS. LA. The Johnson Iron Works, Ltd. NEW ORLEANS, LA. Mackle. Forge sad Pattero Shops and Fomadry, Shipyards tr Buding sad Repairs to Steel sad Woode. Vessels, Belfer. Task ad Pipe Shops. MORGAN, PATrBi'oN AND SBOUIN STREBETI i . o. Drawer 241 ALGIERS. STA. Telephee Algiers 491 lkei, pilr d Pali AmyUng em Yea O'CONNOR & CO., Ltd. OUH1AR-DU( ATE GO. Sew dieme. La treI s; o is am we.. d fIng-Grmd. ceased BGd.. eysteh shrmp. oam ..d iae N. Abascal & Bros., Ltd. 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