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'imnBinimiaammiinTnimrainiiiiiiiiiinMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiraiii 11 Hi ri News of the Week Cut Down for Busy Readers fiiMiwmiuifflraiMiiraii Washington Unqualified Indorsement of Presi dent Wilson's rejection of Austria's Vrojiosnl for "secret and nnnblndlng" fieuce discussions was given hi the sen me h.v Senator I.odgo 'f Massachu setts, lti'nil)llciiii lloor lender. I 'Hillary expenditures of ciindiilnles for congress In New York, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Went Virginia inul sev enil other Hlutes lire miller Investign lion hy the department of Justice to ascertain whether there were viola tions or the federal statutes limiting Heel ion expeiidltiires. President Wilson signed the prochi inutlon prohibiting after Orloher 1 the use of any foodstuffs In browing lieer mid near beers except malt and hops. After December 1 hrewers must cense brewing altogether. An agreement hy rail up (lie woman lional amendment senate lenders to suffrage const itll for consideration on September Senator Jones. 20 was announced by President Wilson announced that n fair price for raw cotton will lie tlxed If that should lie deemed necessary lif ter the war Industries hoard has com pleted Its Inquiry into the general cot ton situation. During the Investig.'i tion a separate committee of three, MKin to be named, will buy cotton for use of the United States government and the allies at juices to lie approved by the president. Personal Cardinal John M. Farley, archbishop of New York, died at bis country home In Mamuronock, N. Y following an at tack of juieiimoiiia. Cardinal Farley was ordained on June 11. 1S7!. and rose from the rank of niiish priest to (lie highest place that the pope bus lhi jMiwcr to confer. Cardinal Farley was born In Newton Hamilton, County Armagh, Ireland, on April '20, 1SI2. Mrs. JVion T. Henick, wife of the United States ambassador to France, 1!)H. (lied at Bur Harbor. Me., after a lingering Illness, t lie result of over work in Paris during the days of the first German Invasion. U. S. Teutonic War News Congress wits asked by the war de pnrimrni to provide $7.:i l7.ooo.ooo in iiiiilitioii to previous estimates for cur rying out the enlarged military pro gram tor the coining year. The new 'stlinate Is based upon nlans for hav ing nearly 4.000.000 American soldiers in France next .summer and another million in training al ho Aniciiian, British and French de tachments are reported by Petrograd to have met tile bolshevik forces in battle on the Archangel front. ' ic bolshevik troops were 'repulsed by Uritish re-enforicincin s and tied in panic. Newton D. Baker, the American sec retary of war, arrived in London from Paris. A draft call for 1fl.il negro regis tranl.s from XI stales, qualified for general military service and to en train for National army camps Sep tember -T.-'.'T. was Issued by Provost Marshal General Crowder. Domestic Trapped in a cloakroom on the top floor, eight girls, a boy ami a man per Isliisl hero in a lire which destroyed the plant of the American Button com pany at Newark, N. .1. Another girl was killed when she leaped from a window. l ive bandits, believed to have been Karl Pear, "Big Joe" Mornn and oth ers who escaped from the county Jail in Chicago, made an unsuccessful at tempt to rod the bank at Mount Mor ris III. Increased rates on packinghouse j'pxlucts moving from east of Chicago to Pacific oeast points were author ized by the Interstate commerce com mission. The new rates are -0 to ,'!0 cents higher. I. lent. C. It. Jones, Chicago, was killed Instantly and an enlisted man liamed I.antz was fatally Injured at Fort Worth, Tex., when their airplane crashed to earth in n spin. Lantx died shortly after the accident. J. P.. Thorn, aged fifty-one. Janitor for the Lansing State Journal, was ar rested at Lansing, Mich., charged with attempting to blackmail the members of the family of .lames Plerpont Mor gan of New York. The provision in the revenue bill In creasing the normal lax on Incomes for individuals to 1'2 per cent with the proviso that the rate shall be only (I per cent on the first $4,000 of income was approved by the house without a w ord of criticism. If will raise some Jf 114,000,000 In taxes. rians for a revolution and reign of terrorism throughout.' the country, breaking simultaneously in Detroit, Chicago mxl New York, are believed to have been blocked in a raid by de partment of Justice agents ut a meet ing In Detroit. Nine Austrian and JiUBRlans were arrested. Chief of City Detectives John (Rowan was shot and killed and John p. Riley, a city detective, was shot and seriously wounded In a battle with robbers lu the downtown district nt Colorado Spi-lni's, Colo, Thu five negroes whose M'-ntcnee of ileuth were pronounced by the court niutlul which Hied them lor pari Id pillion In the Houston Hot dud whrtse. sentence were njiproved by President Wilson, were hanged Ht Fort Sinn HutiHton, Tex. Currying scholarships which have been awarded by American college nml mil vei si I ii'H. more than lot) French girls will arrive In the Fulled Slate within the next two weeks, the Asso ciation of American Colleges an nounced at Washington. The strike of machinists ami tool makers In the munition factories at Itrblgcport, Conn., has been ended, many mm returning to wnlit Independ ently, while the large body of strikers, in mass meeting, after liciring read the letter of President Wilson, toted i to return as a body. Returns from the registration last Thursday of men from eighteen to forty-five on the basis of a few states complete and partial figures from nil others, Indicated that the total would bo 101 per cent of the estimated l.'i, 000,000 Train service on tin- Missouri X North Arkansas railroad Is interrupted pending the settlement of n shopmen's strike at Joplln, Mo. Trainmen said they would nol operate trains until necessary rep.-'irs on engines and motors were made. The co-operai Ion of local and Rtnte patriotic societies in carrying out the wartime holiday program Is asked by I'M ward A. Fllene, a dlrertor of the Chamber of Commerce of the United Slates. Retail stores that advertise, Mr. Filene said should publish imme diately in tlielr nilvertiseuienls details of the arranged ent so as to set an ex ample for the other establishments, "The spirit of America Is concen trated here on this station," Count Macchl ill Ccllcre, Italian ambassador, said ii ft it he line made a tour of the Croat Lakes naval training station anil witnessed the review held In his honor. "I came here expecting to see a great naval station, but I didn't real ize its greatness until after I hud seen what you are doing here." Foreign I lomlulcan George Cyril: bandits ambushed Col. Thorpe anil ten men of the United lord north Mates marine corps at a of lies Klo. A report on (lie Incident headquarters killed ami tin reaching marine corps said 'JO liandlts were marines suffered no cas- unities, Informal ion reached the slate de partment from a neutral country I lint allied citizens In central Itussia are In danger. Five h.md-ed persons were shot in connection with the assassina tion al I'rilskl of a bolshevik cabinet minister. j The seventh .Australian war loan i campaign was inaugurated enthuslns j tlcnlly. Acting Premier Watt sold the first bond to the lord mayor of Mel bourne. It Is Imped to raise $'J00, 000,000 In a mm. th's campaign. Notwithstanding Dm allies' declina tion of Germany's pence offer, Count von Hertllng, the Imperial German chancellor, Is convinced that peace is nearer than is generally supposed, ac cording to an address made by the chancellor before the trades unionist leaders in Germany, says a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph at London. As a result of attempts to kill Soviet VimmnndcT Ber.inn and Mili tary Councillors Smilgln and Golosh Uin, 72 counter-revolutionaries have been executed In I'etrngrud. General HrussllofT, former com mander in chief of the Itussiun armies, has been killed at Moscow, near the Sahrin prison, according to dispatches reaching Copenhagen from Kiev. European War Neivt A giant German plane was brought down by the Paris anti-aircraft guns in Sunday night's raid on the capital. The bodies of three. Germans were found amid the wreckage. The capture of the first and second line Bulgarian positions along a ten- mlle section of the I.JoIran-Vnrdar front was announced in Loudon by A. ,1. Balfour, the foreign secretary. He referred to this, which Involved the taking of 800 prisoners and ten guns, as the prelude to an Important offens ive, "bringing greuter triumphs in which the British and Greek troops would take an equal and glorious part." Shelled h.v a Gorman submarine In a fog, o miles off the American coast, a British passenger steamer escaped by distancing the U-boat. It arrived sjifelv In l-e-v " he ship was bringing liuiii. !',: ' mum. led Canadian officers. The Serbians have crossed the Gra desnlt.a liver 'JO miles east of Monas tlr and in conjunction with the French have captured the heights of Clilem, Golobllo and Koziak and the defenses around Zborskl, according to an offi cial British statement. More than 4. 000 prisoners und .'10 guns have been captured. The Siberian government at Omsk, a fortified town of Asiatic Itussia, has declared war on Germany und has ordered the mohllizaf iou of the 1918 and 1010 classes. The Portuguese steamship Lelxocs was torpedoed In the North Atlantic five, (lays ago, according to 10 members of the crew who urrlved ut an Atlantic jiort. They had spent the Interval In an open bout. It Is feared that 83 others in three boats may have been lost. The British steamer Gnlway Castle, of 7.0HH tons gross, was torpedoed. It had 110 persons on board, of whom 771 were reported saved. Ninety third class imssengers lost were without ex cejition women und children. 1111 I I VI Tr I Df WrvM y wvn li 111 Ml I I A if filV J 1 U MSJL MEL iVA X Wi i 'yr rTryyrfvfw-fw-vrvTry-"-w ww Fashionable Flappers Draw Mankind to F Street WASHINGTON. Win- does not prevent feminine Washington from iroin eiiadlng F street every afternoon. F street Is n jiartletilaiiy appropriate ihoroughrare for the parade, for i.ll the flip and faslilomilile Mappers lilt hy In Mossy fripperies. And then again at night F street Is the scene of the limil tlauiiling of flamboyant furbelows. Washington Is finned for the hc:iu ty, for ilie dash, for Hie chic of its women. And Justly so, loo. There lire, of course, many more jiretty girls mi Broadway or Fifth avenue In nil hour than there are on F street la a day, but. Willi nil respect to New York city, It must he admitted that the love ly women of Washington give an Im pression of culture, of breeding, of the high manners and Hue customs of another day, that Is not great and not so while way. The sun Is hot In the afternoon and the frocks are thin I if one slrolN toward the sun the view resembles the hack Jinges of the magazines Here and there on a street cornel' is a pretty group. Often In the center of It '.h a French or a Serb or an Italian (dtl'-cr. vivid In his uniform, a spot of rich color In a circumfluent baud of admiring ladles who shimmer about hint ami bend and sway much In the manner of goldfish dodging admit their ruined rustle in a globe. Little Verbal Slip, but It Spoiled Romance W11I1.F. meandering, a solitary renper, across lots over the vast and verdant ellipse 1 tint fills up the geography between the Monument nml the hack view of the While House, my ,flJ.. whlle-liolnled toe, reduced from Hl." because it was a Friday bargain, came executive mansion and out through the north door, ucross Lafayette Park and out Sixteenth street II would liiid its last roosting ilace linearly on the lop of "Meridian hill," in a direct line with that wistful little overgrown tablet. 1 had always thought before that a meridian was a vague and abstract thing' like an equator or a horizon. I never realized before that you could stump your toe against one. Hid yon? And speaking of as the crow files, it whs this amiable typewriter's proud juivilege recently to go snooping down F street on the heels of a dapper young first lieutenant and the new girl upon whom he was obviously desirous of making an Impression before he started off kaiser chasing. The sweet young thing asked her soldier the exact distance between two certain towns. "Just fifty miles." replied the lieutenant with jireclsion and dignity, "that is, as the fly crows." And Hie foolish girl giggled and spoiled all the atmosphere. Thai ollicial will never propose now. You know, yourself, Gernldine, how hard it is to gel a man, soldier or civilian, up to the scratch again once lie's side-tracked. Here Is Trip Visitor to F OPPOUTUNITY presinls itself, mi 1 1 .mi I caiiital. take a little bike west corner of the city and become sccnerv you can find anywhere. Fven the entrances to the park are things of beauty. They are numerous and wide spread, and residents of any section of the city will find an easy way to get into the park. Kspecinlly Is this true of the zoo, which presents, in addition to its trees, rolling hills and streams, a con gregation of animals as Interesting as any to be found. Familiar entrances to the Zoological park are four in num ber. First of all. there is the Adams mill road entrance, down which, every sunshiny Sunday afternoon, stream hundreds of people from all sections of the (ity. This entrance leads down the stone steps, and affords perhaps the most picturesque doorway to the zoo. The Connecticut avenue entrance is jierhaps the most jiieasant way of all for I hose who are not fond of walking, und admits one al once into the park. But there is yet another way oi getting into the park, and with the Initialed the favorite. Walk across the Calvert street -bridge until you come to the west end. Turn directly to your right, and there, at. the side of the bridge, you will nee stops leading downward. Follow these down and down and down. Then you will come to a place where you haven't the slightest idea which way to go. Don't. Strike down the road to the left and you suddenly will conit out at the ford. Considerable Amusement J a tiling is serious is no side, if it Is there. When you think never smiles or laughs. When you think a ton BET I RECISTEft years old, say, and pride yourself on looking young. Somebody comes tip and says: "Say, Bill, will you have fo register?'' That sounds like an easy question to answer, and so it Is; hut if you answer it flatly, then that fellow knows you are not forty-six years old. Then, again, if you have H register, and are trylS 1 "1K-' ?k believe you are old in wisdom, you show yourself up when you admit It. Members of local boards throughout the nation will register themselves In the draft if they come within the age limit, and it Is jirobublo that the great malorify of tin; "j.OOD board members will register. But yon can't find out until the day and in some cases you are going to have a hard time even then! Committee on Public Information Is Kept Busy HM NY curious questions are asked daily of the committee on public informa M tlon, either in person or by mail. The Impression appears to have gained wide acceptance that a coimniltee on public information must be prepared to inform the ilibllc. Some ol the quer tions the bureau receives are enough to tax the ingenuity of a genius. Here are some examples: "Please give me the government's opinion of the morula of the late Pas tor Kussell," wrote a woman from Brooklyn. "At what munition plant do they need women workers?'' was another. "Where Is the nearest barber shop?" "Where does the jiresldent sit In the theater?" One day last week an surorise b.v asking the best dace "to But the bureau outside of taking care really does much work and much good. It answer about 000 requests a day for Information, and since It began doing business under F. W. Reynold, a former Uurtmouth professor, it 'has answered over 00,000 questions. The majority of these come from business men and request data on different departments of the government and olllclals In charge of war work. The bureau not only furnish this, but arranges appointments. The bureau, In fact, Is a complete directory of "war time" . Washington and Its Indexes list every nflkiiil of the government, thv loiutiou of till office, tds office hours uud the functions lie performs. obtained along Hie in contact with u square stone murker embedded deep 111 the grass bearing this simple and pathetic inscription, "U. S. .Meridian. 1SH4." I shed a few silent tears. These memorial stones are so sad. "U. S. Meridian, 1HS4 " so simple and eloquent: Then lifting my streaming; eyes, 1 observed as a crow flies from that mortuary tablet in tne ellipse where the tank Britannia was wont to gambol some months ago, siiniL'hl thrmiL'h the south door of the Capital Must Not Miss ('specially if you are a newcomer to the through the beautiful park on the north acquainted with some of the prettiest II II IITCAN'T 5EE THAT SO FINE IT CTS ON MY ttERVEb in Store for Registrars reason why one shouldn't see the funny of a Him you think of n biped that of the American soldier you think of smiling man. When that big regis tration comes off the registrars throughout the country are going to see and hear amusing things galore, if they keep their eyes and ears open, which I expect they will do. Already citizens not registered in the draft are beginning to manifest reluctance, here and there, at giving out information as to whether or Dot they will have to register. This thing hits the nge-shy own both ways. Supp'ise you lire fifty elderly woman gave attendants real get her ear trumpet mended." of the odds and ends of humanity, Icon. OHIO GLEANINGS Cleveland Methodists celebrated the centenary of the church there with a parade of 7,000 marchers. Six persons were Injured, one serl ously, when u three-story brick build IK In Kace street, Cincinnati, col ansed and was wrecked, fallowing a gas explosion In the basement. Plans for the biggest, money-rais ing campaign ever hold In Ohio for war work, except liberty loan drives, were completed at a meeting at Co Iambus of representative Ohio Jews, ticnllles, Protestants and ("ulhollcs, under the name of the United War Work campaign. It Ik planned to rnlne 1 10.6.',0.H)0 In Ohio during the eek beginning Nov In this country and George W. Baker ttohl, Portsmouth , 1 1 for war work overseas.. ami Pullno Pan murderers, who were to have been electrocuted Frl lay at the penitentiary, were granted reprieves to Sept. L'7 by Governor Cox to enable them to carry their cases to the supreme court. State milk price commission an iiounced 11 shortly will cull a state convention of milk producers and dls liibutors for the purpose of laying down a general pulley of maximum prices to consumers and minimum prices to producers. With these lim its the producers and distributors (hen must tlx prices to suit particular localities. Major Kobcrt K. ICa of Danville. Ya., attending the National liflle as sociation mutches at Camp Perry, was shot and probably fatally wounded by a stray bullet while standing In front of his tent. .Major l,en was shot in lite chest, (lie bullet passing through his body. At Springfield Mrs. Martha A. Wil Fou, 77, committed suicide after shooting W. A. liny Has, her son-in-law, who died shortly afterwards. Carl I). Hyre, notice clerk in the Dayton city finance department, who disappeared about u week ago with 11,700, police charge, which had been given him to distribute us u part of u welfare department pay roll, returned and surrendered himself to the Day ton police. The blrlli rate in Ohio for the first six months of this year was more than 10 per cent higher than last year, according to figures given out by Dr. .1. K. Monger, state registrar of vital statistics. Ohio's birth rate in 111 16 was 21.9 births per 1.000 jiop illation ; in 1917, 2:) A per l.ono. and the first 1 .000. After dead as dent in Henry V six mnntns or i'.hn, per navlug neen mourned as a result of a railroad acci tne west for several years, . Chambers, 28. of lirue Marlon county, wus killed in action in France July 2X. I0IS. Condition of the corn crop in Ohio has decreased 7 per cent, or a total estimated decrease in production of about lO.tXMi.ono bushels, since Aug. 1, according to the crop report for the state just issued by the United States bureau ot crop estimates. Ohio's summer's crops, harvested on time, are now safely in mill and barn. Not a grain was lost through lack of labor, the Ohio food adminis tration reported. Fresh reserves, consisting of farm women and help supplied by the federal employment service, aided the farmers In saving the crops. Colonel Thomas Duncan, command ant al Wilbur Wright, armorers' school at Dayton, has been ordered to Washington and may leave soon for overseas dirty. Terming the liquor traffic an ally of the kaiser, the Ohio Anti-Saloon league, in its urgumoiit filed with Secretary of State Fulton for the state prohibit ion amendment, holds Ohio owes it to Its soldiers to bunish this ally from the state, in contrast with the argument, tiled by the wets, that it would unfair to vote the state dry while the soldiers are uway and unable to vote on the subject. Jacob Smith. 55, was killed, und his wife and mother-in-law were serious ly injured by a train which struck Smith's stalled automobile on a grade crossing near Minerva, Stark county. Practically all the conscientious objectors of Camp Sherman are fur toughed on farms. They will earn $6,000 for the Red Cross. At Toledo. Peter Hierholzer, 6!l, shot himself because he hadn't heard from three sons in France. Mrs. l.eannu Swartz died at Orr ville at. the age of 102 years and it months. Dr. Ernest Bourner Allen, pastor of Washington Congregational church, and Hev. H. D. Johnson of Rosewood Presbyterian church, both of Toledo, have resigned. Dr. Allen becomes paKtor of Oak Park Congregational church, Chicago. Dr. Johnson has been elected field secretary of Woos ter college. looting control of his machine ns it skidded, two miles north of Marys ville, Jesse Rlsor, 34, drove into a ditch., The car upset on the occu pants. Hisor died of his injuries. LeRoy Smithy Benjamin Benedict and Arthur Johnson were badly Injured. All lived in Marlon. Roumanian residents of Youngs town and vicinity will start to re cruit and etpiip a legion of 10,000 men for foreign service. Cincinnati police strike was de clared off. The men returned with out obtaining uny guarantees from tho city officials relative to their do munds for increased wages. John Dngan, aged 81, an.1 a veteran of the Civil war, Is dead at. bis home went of Sidney. Rev. David W. Burre and mother, . Mrs. Abide K. Barre, were Injured near Washington C. H. when their auto dropped over a 50 foot cliff. lilks' Association of Ohio Ib in an nual reunion at Columbus, and there has been a heuvy registration. A patriotic celebration was staged, with Governor Cox presiding. William II. Boyd, 65, farmer, was found dead on the front porch of his home, near Mlllorshurg. George F. Miles, provisional ap pointee us chief statistician and me diator for the state Industrial com mission, wus certified for permanent appointment by the state civil service commission. Will P. Hayues of Co lumbus Bnd G. F. Gessamen, Youngs town, also wr cert I lied ns ellsible. i I Hereafter Governor Cox must an- v I ..,. da llm .n.l.utl..n ,.f ,.. . I'll,,, in.- , -r.if.iia I nut to iui7.i''!it if draft lioimli" In Ohio before such res ignations will be accepted b.v Provokt Ma ruh a I General Crowder, who suld: "Under the law members, having hwui appointed by the president, are com pelled to render service as such until relieved by the president." A call hus'been Issued for f.73 Ohio white men of the selective draft, with gramniur school education, to he sent to three Ohio educational institutions for technical training. Of those 110 lire to be sent to Akron university, Akron; HfiO to Ohio Mechanical Insti tute, Cincinnati, and 10,1 to Toledo university, Toledo, Kugene V, Debs, charged with vio lation of the espionage act, was sen tenced at Cleveland to 10 yours in the Moundsvllle, W, Vh., penitentiary on each of three counts of the in dictment, by Federal Judge Western haver. The sentences will run con currently. A writ of error to United States supreme court whs granted to the prisoner. Mrs. Myron T. Henick, wife of the former unihassudor to France, died ut Bur Harbor, Me., after u llitKding illness, the result of overwork in Paris during the days of the first Gertmin Invasion. Mrs. Henick wus till years old. Burial ut Cleveland. Charles Kinney, 6K, former secre tary of state of Ohio, died at his home in ColiimhuB, He was u resi dent of Scioto county when elected us secretary of state Nov. 3, I Will. Monkeys und girnffes ut the Cin cinnati zoo must do without augur, unless the federal food adminlfttrution overrules State Administrator Crox lon, who holds here is hardly enough for human consumption. Tracy Thompson, Delaware lumber miin, and his tnree sons, itaipti, m- rence and George, registered ror mili tary service. Sergeant Wilbur Boyd of Marion, wounded severely, wns with General Pershing's first division of regulars to le landed on French soli. Ohio authoilUes have issued a call for volunteers to save the apple crop of the state. It is announced that "00 apple pickers ure needed at once if the move is to succeed.' Four men were killed and severul badly hurt, when a freight, struck a railway motor car near Portsmouth. Twenty men were on the motor car, and many escaped by Jumping. Those illed were: Mac); Hilihs, Harden; .Samuel Curtis. Harden: Dorris Weav er, Harden; Oscar Moore, Youngs-1 town. Many fields of new clover seeding in Ohio ure reported dead. The un usually dry season has been a con-' tiihutlng cause, the Ohio college of agriculture reports. Governor Cox appealed to all em ployers to muke claims for deferred classifications for employes they re gard essentiul to their industry or husineps, or t-ec to It that the men themselves do so. He asked, further more, that registrants remain In oc cupations they now are in, whether war work or not, giving assurance that every bona fide Industrial or oc cupational claim, Including agricul ture, will be given careful considera tion by district boards. Mrs. Lewis Newland. mother of five small children, was shot am! instant ly killed ut Washington C. II. hy her son Dwiglit, aged S. The woman just stepped into her home when the hoy pointed the gun at her and snapped the trigger. He did not know the gun was loaded. William Wright, negro, slayer of Officer William .1. O'Hourke at Co lumbus, will be electrocuted Sept. 20 unless Governor Cox intervenes. The supreme court denied Wright's appeal for n review. At Newark. Otto Steliimeier and Frank W;mner were seriously hurt wllen their auto turned over a 20 foot embankment. Yeggmen biev. the safe In the Gal lipolis theater, securing about $40 in cash and several pieces of Jewelry. Kucyrus Ministerial association elected Hev. C. I.. Huerklc president and Itev. W. II. Miller secretary treasurer for the ensuing yeur. i. S. Gibson, 75. and his daughter, Mrs.. Kllzalieth Gowe. 45, were found murdered at their home ut Norwalk. Their throats had been cut, apparent ly with a razor, which was tonnd on the floor covered with blood. Police learned a stranger had been given board and lodging at the Gibson home earlier in the week. Four members of the family of J. M. Bowers of Tiffin are critically 111 as a result, or eating toadstools, mis taken for mushrooms. Food conservation In public eating places in Ohio resulted in a total saving of 3, 225,224 pounds of meat, 1,585,6:17 pouiifjs of sugar and 2,!)!)!!,- 677 pounds of flour, according to a report submitted by Ben H. Harmon. state hot al representative on the staff of the Ohio food administrator. B. F. Bourne of Cleveland will as sume tne duties or manager or tne lr.l-e division. Red Cross. He is jirom inent in the iron and steel Industry. Ten thousand Ohio selects will be called for general military service Oct. 7 to 11. Many Ohio ministers are attending the Ohio conference of the Methodist Kpiscopal church at Portsmouth. Milford citizens have formed a community church. Over $60,000 has been reached from 15 sulea of contributed articles for the Red Cross in Chumpuign county. Ohio Red Cross workers are re quested to devote part of their time to collecting tin and platinum for the government. Primary campaign expenditures of candidates for congress in Ohio are under investigation hy the federal de partment of justice to ascertain whether there were violations of the statutes limiting election expendi tures. Striking telephone operators tied up the Perry county Bell service. Dr. Fisher, mayor or Portage, wus commissioned captain in the medical reserve. ( Warrants charging violation of the internal revenue law taxing ruilroad tickets over 3 cents were Issued at Cleveland for the arrest of 13 resi dents of Salem and Alliance. The government charges that passengers of the interurban line between those points evaded payment of their war tax b.v splitting their fare into two payments, each under 35 cents, thus avoiding the rnr. Beauty in Play. Lovely human play Is like the piny of the sun. There's a worker for you; steady to his time, is set m n strong mini to run bis course, but nisi; he rejolcetb us a -strong man to ruit Ids course. See how he plays in the morning, with the mists below, mid the clouds above, with a ray here and a flash there, anil a shower of Jew els' everywhere Hint's the sun's play; and great human play is like him all variousall lull of light and life, und tender, as the dew of the morn ing. If uskln. Quick Results. "How was the bazaar?" "A great success In one way." "Yes?" "The ladies got so disgusted with the poor business done Hint they w.fit straight home and touched their hus bands for the amount they wanted to raise." Not His Last. Mrs. Penman Do you know mother said she cried over your last book. Mr. Penman But that isn't going to be my last hook. "Well, I won't tell her." "Why not?" "Because jirobably she'd he sorry she cried." Hit Protest. liatbtish 1 hear you have some new neighbors next door. Beiisonhurst Yes, that's right. "Spoken to them yet?" "Well, I Just guess I have: They were banging a tin pan of a piano night and day. You Just bet I had to speak fo fhein." A Successful Dowser. "I have often heard that water ear be located by a stick. Do voir believe it?" "Sure: If the slick Is smartly ap plied to a boy it will make the teurx flow." Celebrities Meet. "Who are yon?" "I'm Hie man w ho said the telephone was n toy. Who are you?" "I'm Hie man who said the moving jiicttire craze would die out in six months." Benefits of Education. Green Tell me, honestly, now. have you ever found any practical use for what you learned ut college? Grey I should say I have. One night when burglars got into my hou.ie I scared them olT with our college yell. Magic Required. Betty- I'apa says I shall marry the man I wish to. Alice (who lias had experience) What will he do hypnotize the man? Very Properly. "How would you manage the march of righteousness?" "I'd jierform it on an upright piano." Can Afford Economy. First Waiter When 1 first saw Mmf' man he couldn't have been making more than .$1,000 a year. I'll bet It's Slo.OtHi now. Second Waiter Why, he used d give a oO-cent tip. but now he nly gives me a dime. 'The Lamb. Should Be Grateful. ItcggU I've got a beastly cold in my head. Miss Keen Never mind. fteggie. Don't grumble. Kven If If. Is only a cold, it's something. , Tell by the Smell. "Have you any onion note-paper?" asked the sweet young thing lu the sta tionery store. "Well, we have some ihat's M-ented. If that's what you mean, miss," wa the clerk's suggestive reply. Pie for the Judge. "Now congress wunts to puss a law forbidding federal Judges to- declare laws passed hy congress unconstitu tional." "You can see wjint that law him ahead of it." Unfavorably. "What were those lady jurors whis pering nbout?" asked the judge some what peevishly of the court bailiff. "Nothing, sir." "But they were. What was It?" "Well, your Ijonor, they were com menting on the hang of your gown." Pood for Thought. Mr. .Matter You ought to see ttm cor- play I was Idling you about. It tainly made me think. Miss Mind One of those miracle plays, 1 suppose? Plenty of- Others. First Merchant Say, I don't think much of this guy Diogenes who went around with a lantern hunting for an honest n in it. Second Ditto Oh. I guess he was oil right, but he showed had busi ness ability by putting his money In a glim Instead of advertising. Plain Location. Lawyer After the defendant left you. what did you do In the interim? Witness Wasn't In uny Interim. I was In the stable.