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I Il grapng n the mountalns at the wet end oI their line. 2-First photograph of the Ame " Arsk-It line trenches In France; the men are watching an ,irplune. 3---'arrier pigeons, much useei-n Stl west front, being placed in a receptacle in the trench to protect them from gas. BELGIUM'S COLONIALS REBUILDING IN MOTHERLAND t'V. 10 ~·~-4 ~ellam's colonial possessions at work !n recovered section of Belgiun rebuilding the war-swept terri was taken at one of the subdepots for supplies of all kinds which are forwarded to polat where work Is in progress. 0 FOOD WASTE ALLOWED HERE a·,:·........ ....... - .i. " ..... .. .. . . of food at cantonment camps have been hotly resented by Ce1 of garbage disposal at the various camps. This plcture at garbage at the central depot at Camp Meade. The iam beaches underneath the windows of each mess hall. tot various sorts of refuse so that bones. cans, paper, etc., ~S ptacles. 'he camp's conservation ofmcer notes the con . s they are dumped into motortrucks for sale to contractors. UaS who fails to scrape a bone properly is in for a stlff call. YOU GROW FAT Osly a Spledid o" Cheaper fW food products sirr ~ In price, as 0mmercial-Appeal. r pounds of rice a earter's worth of Is farther than 50 bIe A quarter's aEnr you as far as food. Fashion f the greatest food it to be pol IA be a law for t Sor and pol ¥ ts law should be pabi should be har mistress, "I iak. a hag of salt, a lost of bread, Do you think Ma all? Or shall Sa rememaber one I have bread I * +4a when I have paper and salt." Isn't be too long." i;sthe was back ground Into Sour. People would have better teeth and better digestion. But this article is about cheap food and not about the business of keeping healthy. Rice is the chief diet of about a third of the population of the world. The rice-eating Jap whipped the filling out of the tallow and flour-eating Russian. A man can go farther on a rice diet than on any other single article of food that is grown. So, if you do not want to spend all your money for food, buy rice. If you want to have a variety In your diet, and that cheaply, buy sweet po tatoes. And If you want a dessert buy some molasses. Rice, sweet potatoes and molasses are the only food prod ucts we know of that are not high. Tat rice, It is healthful; and eat rice, it is cheap. "Why. where is the dinner basket?" "I couldn't remember one of them, ma'am." "Why. I thought you could remaem ber each article by the one before it." "Faith, ma'am, I had notring to remember the first one by." Paradox. 'There is only one way that people can live happily-that's together." "Yes, and there is only one way that people can live at peace-and that's apart."-Judge. STORKS UNMOVED BY WAR Storks In their nesting place in the old bell tower of Demlrli. France, have not yet been driven away by the shells of the Germans. Time-Savlng Hoist. Most of the labor and time usmally consumed in lifting paper stock to the top of a flat press in a printing estab. lishment are saved through the use of an elevating mechanism that Is now being adopted. A steel framework, carrying a motor and hoisting outfit, is attached at the feeding end of a press. The paper is moved beneath it on a small truck. Cables are then at tached to the latter and power applied. When the !.p of the stack reaches the desired height, the hoist stops. As the feeder removes the paper the re mainder Is raised automatically so that the stack is maintained at the proper elevation until exhausted.-Popular Mechanics Magazine. Poetry Without Rhyme. Poetry without rhyme consists oa Iambic pentameters, is the most ele vated of all measures, and the most difficult to conapose. It Is produced entirely by a musical disposition of the poetical feet, frequent inversions, and the introduction of those peculiarities by which poetry is distinguished from prose. A correct ear, a delicate taste, and true poetical genius are essential to success in blank verse. Milton has made a more effective use of, blank verse than any other poet in Englisb Slteratre. EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING OF WOMEN FOR VARIOUS BRANCHES OF RAILWAYS Women have made a splendid start in various branches of railroad work to make up war-time deficiencies of men. according to reports of the New York Central railroad, where President Al fred H. Smith has ordered the em ployment and training of feminine workers wherever possible in all de partments. A gang of 30 women, under direction of a woman bookkeeper, is employed by the New York Central at Collin wood, 0., in sorting 3,000 tons of scrap, nuts. steel plates, spikes, bolts, brake shoes-practically every part of a su perannuated engine or a broken-down car. These women examine and sort every piece of scrap; they do the work as well as men and appear to like it. A. T. Hardin, senior vice president in charge of operation of the New York Central, who promulgated an or der to all officers to "begin the em ployment and training of women for the various branches of the service which they can perform, beginning at first with the least laborious work," is quoted by the Railway Employe as saying, concerning progress of the movement: Receive Same Pay. 'The first rule we laid down about the increased employment of women made necessary by the war was this: The woman who does the same work as a man will get the same pay as a man. Those women who are sorting scrap get an average of $2.50 a day just what a man would receive for similar work. "We have increased greatly the num ber of women employed in our audit ing department. We have women in our car department to keep track of the movements of 240,000 cars. They keep a record where each car goes and what it does every day. We have put women 4 ,."'*'4. '.44 WOME RELC MNI AIRA ARSOS LOCOMOTIVE BUILT ON COAST Liberty Engine of Pacific Type, Just Completed, is First in Twenty. Five Years. The first locomotive constructed on the Pacific coast in a quarter of a cen tury has just bad its maiden trip over the Southern Pacific lines, having hauled part of the draft contingent from Sacramento to Oakland and thence to Roseburg, Ore. In its first 72 hours' services the new engine covered 1,040 passenger miles, which is consid ered an exceptionally fine showing. The locomotive was constructed in the Soathern Pacific shop In Sacramento and is of the Pacific type. 81x consoll dation engines for freight service and three ten-wheelers are also being built in Sacramento, the ten costing $300, 000, and constituting part of the South ern Pacific's order for 65 new engines. The "Liberty engine," as it has been nlcknamed, has a traction pull of 45. 470 pounds. FLIWER IS ENTIRE RAILWAY Rolling Stock of Louisiana Road Con sists Entirely of a Small Automobile. Most of the rolling stock of the Christie & Eastern railway between Christie and Peasen. La., two towns In Sabine Parish, consists of a small automobile which is operated a a full fledged railway traln-locomotive, ex press car, passenger coach and alL It runs on regular time table schedule and does a thriving business In both passenger and express traie. The auto has been made through a truck attachment and special body Into quite a railroad coach. PUT PERISCOPES ON TRAINS Optical Devices Arrainnd to ahble Driver to Obtain Indirect View of Train or Track. Among the latest articles patented In South Africa are periscopes for engine drivers. They consist of two mirrors or equlvalent optical devices arranged one below the other and placed on the roof or sides of a loco motive or railway vehicle, to enable the driver or guard to obtain an in direct view of the track or train, and to enable the guard by means of a lamp to flash signals or colored lights to a reflector on the engine. Loyalty of Conductors. A resolution expressing "their com mon, unswerving and continued loy alty to the war aims of Canada and the United States" was adopted by representatives of 200,000 American and Canadian railroad conductors now in convention at Ottawa. The resolu tlon was forwarded to Sir Robert Bor den, prime minister of Canada. Railroads in British Empire. There are 100,000 miles of railroads In the British empire. to work in our purchasing departments. We are training women to sell tickets, to act as watchmen at railroad cross ings. In our shops women are learning to run lathes, drills and other sma:ll tools, and we expect to employ women as assistants in stations. Heavy Work Barred. "There is no work (lone on railroads which a woman cannot do, except the heaviest manual labor requiring phys ical strength. Women could not lay railway ties. They should not he called upon to do work which would overtax their strength. We are not used to the idea of the performance of manual labor by women in this country. We don't like to see women do hard work. But there Is nothing about railroad work requiring skill or accuracy which wnmen cannot do. We have had one woman watcher at a railroad crossing up the state for the last ten years. War Gives Opportunity. "Our present work is centered large ly in the organization and training of women for employment by the rail roads. We cannot tell how long the war will last or how many men *we may lose by the draft. We want to be ready. The women we are training are in many instances relatives of our em ployees. They have taken up railroad work eagerly and energetically. Their contribution to the Industrial welfare of the country will be of tremendous benefit to women. Many women have extraordinary energy and power for constructive work which has never been put to practical use. The war gives them an opportunity to serve their country and themselves. "In Europe women have proved their capacity to do the work of men and American women are demonstrating equal efficiency In every field they have entered." HANDCAR FOR RAILROAD USES Devieo Shown in Illustration, Built of Strong Oak, Mounted on Axle, Is Convenient. For use In repair work on tracks and other railroad equipment the handcar shown in the illustration was -. Handcar for Repair Work. round convenient, writes Roy H. Post. on of Flat River, Mo., In Popular Me chanics. It is strongly built of oak and mounted on an axle fitted to a set of flange wheels. The frame Is sup ported on the axle by lasns of two bearings of strap Iron, formed as shown in the detail, and bolted to the frame. RAILROAD MAN IS ARTISTIC Tewerman at Pomona, Cal., Not Satis Bed to Have His Plae Re. garded as Eyesore. The towerman of the Southern P. else railroad at Pomona, al., Is an ex ception to most men in his line of business. He is not satisfed to have his tower looked upon by the villatge and traveling publie as an eyesore; says a writer in Boy's World. Conse quently he planted vines around it and trained them into designs, so as to conceal the unsightly outlines of his "nest." He trained some of the vines to grow Into the shape of the let ters "8" and "P," the lantlals of the road for which he works. He also made a neat border around his yard with whitewashed stones, and planted a variety of flowers, and even vege tables. In the yard he built a tiny house to add variety to the landscape. He raises enough vegetables in this unique garpen for the use of his fam Ily. ---- ----- ---------"' Gasoline Locomotives. Gasoline locomotives up to 160 horse power are being bullt for handling freight cars about railroad and fac tory yards. Women on Scottish Roads. Employment of women on the Scot tish railroads has doubled since the war began. Carmen's Union in Canada. Brotherhood of Rallway Carmen have 90 Canadian local unions. HIGH ADE ES MA T16T Sup me n uri , dai ine and fre n Nors-Whass the use of 6aishing' th ad srce.everybody .nows the quakty of~ Can.os. and shbe. Ireshness and the purity. LIGGETT'S DRUG STORE Canal Street Agents T. A. POLLOCK, Jr. Contraotor and ulilder See me for an etima e oa that building Phone Alsiers 267 440 Valette Street U Kiade-Place Your Order 00with U-.1 nlas I.-.id Rubber--V Crimp Corrugated B. V. REDMOND & SON 309-311-313 Decatur Street. FOR TORNADO, FIRE, AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE SEE R. A. TANSEY 157 Delaronde St. Phone Algiers 9126 Rents Collected Model Sheet Metal Works FRANK BRAAI, Prop. Repair Work. Gutter Spouting, Steam and Gas Fitting, Sheet Metal Work of All Description. Gas Stove Repairing Our Specialty. PHONE ALGIERS 377 319 NEWTON STREET The Johnson Iron Works, Ltd. NW ORLEBANS, LA. as et Prse me Petre,. shape a. Peurl, shar I sw allls wml RQ.le $a s s sd wml Wees. v lI Be1sr, Toak am Pipe Sheps. MORGAN, PATIRSON AND SBoUIN STRiSt P.O. Draws 241 ALGaBRS, STA. Telephmee Aiwer 40$ Mall, Repair a Pa~l Anything e 'Yroi Automsbllg O'CONNOR & Co., Ltd. 108 JULIA STIIIT DUIDAR-DUKATE GO. nMw Odlah I& Impd rash a..W aM d ag-c./ade Ca.se. ..ed., Oylrs Shrimp Ohks sd Fig.L M. Abascal & Bras., Ltd. Dealers IS GROCERIES And WESTERN PRODUCE. Imported 8psalh Sherry WI.., h botles sad Ir balk; 1ie a Gat Ia balk. PELICAN AVE. Ces Vewret . ALGIERS, LA. 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