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Handling Gasoline Cincinnati Man Telia How to AnM Explosion*—Does Stunts Average age Man Can't Perform There is one man in Cincinnsit, Ohio, who has no more fear of gaso than of water. He blows into the spout of a can of burning gasoline which causes the flame to flare up from the mouth of the can like a torch he pours burning gasoline from one can into another with no more fear than if he were pouring so much water. He extinguishes a lighted wax taper by thrusting the burning end into a can of j*asoline and it goes out with a sputter. He upsets theories held for years, theories others had better observe. This man who handles gasoline so recklessly and escapes being blown to ploees is Joseph Stubbers. Stub bers has made gasoline a life study and he knows just what to do and does it at the right time, thereby avoiding terrible explosions. He in sists that gasoline in the liquid state never explodes, and to prove that he knows what he is talking about, he fills a can nearly full of gasoline and light* the fumes issuing from the mouth of the can with a match. He then blows into the spout of the can and causes the flames to flare up like a burning torch. When he stops blowing the flame returns to the mouth of the can and burns placidly like so much oil. Further to prove that liquid gaso line will not explode, he lights a can of the liquid and pours the burning fluid from one can into another—it does not explode. "Gasoline only explodes when you allow it to vaporize and mix with air," says Stubbers. To prove this he takes an empty can and allows a few drops of gasoline to trickle into it. He shakes the can vigorously to vaporize the liquid and mix it with the air in the can. He next takes a long wax taper and holds the light ed end to the mouth of the can. In stantly there is a deafening explo "This proves that only EAST BROADWAY line vapor explodes and not the liquid, which is the same principle used in running motor cars," declares Stubbers. For the benefit of motor car own ers who handle gasoline frequently, and users of gasoline stoves, Mr. Stubbers gives these "don ts, ana 11 heeded, guarantees that there will be no gasoline explosions. Don't spill gasoline. Don't fill the tank to the overflow ing point. Don't use a leaky funnel in filling a tank. Don't handle gasoline in a room without ventilation. Don't allow the liquid to vaporize in the presence of a flame. Don't smoke while handling gaso line. Don't forget it is the gasoline va por that you can smell which does the damage and not the liquid you see* Stubbers says if the average per son follows this advice there will be no more gasoline explosions that 99 per cent of gasoline explosions orig inate from someone spilling the liquid gasoline and allowing the wasted li quid to vaporize and mix with the surrounding air. It takes only a small quantity of spilled gasoline to mix with a large amount of air to blow up a whole building. The Committee of Military Relief Editor Graphic, Williston, No. Dak.. Dear Editor: The Chairmen of the different Red Cross Chapters thruout the county have been requested by the Headquar ters to make a list of the men who have gone from their neighborhood and to keep track of those who may subsequently go from time to time and then to request each member of The Committee of Military Relief, ginia are preparing maps and routea thru it's Correspondence Bureau is endeavoring to see that every soldier or person in service with Uncle Sam, in whatever department, receives a letter from his* friends at, least once each week. We have all seen men tion of this movement in our daily papers but many have not known how to work in on the plain. This proves the immense buying The Model 90 The Thrift Car This Five Passenger Touring Car has made a record for economy in opera tion during th past year that stamps it a leader in the light car field. Its cantilever springs makes it markably easy riding car. $795 Williston the Red Cross 'Chapter to take turns in writing a letter to a soldier. It is not merely that we wiah to have sol diers get letters from relatives, but it is to see that they get letters from friends neighbors and to see that those soldiers who have no immediate rela tives get word from home. The aend ing of newspaper clippings and entire copies' of local newspapers is recom mended, also of books and magasines, Any books which you have read and which appealed to you will invariably fill a need of some soldier. A one cent stamp placed on any magazine will pay for it's transportation to any soldiers' camp and the postage on the books will be cared for by the Red .Cross. 4 The County headquarters, Corres pondence Branch of Military Relief, desires that close communication be maintained between the different branches thruout the county and itself thru it's chairman, A. C. Clayton, Wil liston, and that a complete list of the drafted men who have left from time to time may be reported to the chair man. If there are any soldiers now who are known to be without news from home, we should appreciate it if you would report same to ua or your community, the isolated man, whom we want to reach most. They also de sire to have frequent word from each branch as to how much writing is be ing done to the men who are at the front or in training. Let us make this a personal duty COMMITTEE PLANS A RURAL EXPRESS (Continued from page 1) state highway commissioner of Vir- showing how Washington can be serv ed as Baltimore is. Motion pictures have been taken of the rural express service of Maryland and will be dis played throughout the country to stimulate other sections into similar activity. The general scheme as applied. by Maryland operators should have the co-operation both of city merchants and the farmers. It aids the farmer to get his produce to the iftarket it aids the merchant to sell to the farm er. In addition it is the one sure and logical method for prevention of a food shortage in many American cities during the coming year. power a re- GOING UP On April 1^ 1918, the Willys-Knight and Overland cars will advance price In line with the policy of the Willys-Overland Co., this advance has ben delayed until all materials bought at low figures have been exhausted. This delayed advance in prices of WILLYS-KNIGHT and OVERLAND cars has been with the full knowl edge that they would have to pay more for raw material in the open market than ever before, and also while all other manufacturers of automobiles were advancing their prices months ago. were selling a few months ago $150.00 and $200.00 cheaper than Overland cars of a larger size, are today about the same price or higher. This buying power also enables the Willys-Overland Co. to give more real value per dollar than the aver age manufacturer. This fact, coupled with the present low prices on WILLYS-KNIGHT and OVERLAND cars offers a remarkable opportunity to the prospective purchaser. OTHER MODELS WILL ADVANCE ALSO O. C. KRON, Manager and square dealing of the Willys-Overland Co. when cars that The Model 85-B The Low Priced Family Car SUIT WEEK A Five Passenger Touring Car, roomy, low priced, powerful motor, flexible and easy to operate, giving all the comforts of the big car at a low up-keep cost. $930 This is suit week at our store. This is just the time when you should determine on your spring suit. We believe our suit offerings are matchless —wonderful wearing fabrics, fashions pet pat terns, the worlds accepted styles. Your cloths taste will find answer here. You don't need a swollen "green and yellow" filled pocket book to get just exactly what you deem the right suit. 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